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YOUR PROVISION OF INFORMATION ABOUT OTHERS TO US
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You understand that all information, data, or other materials that you or another user provide in connection with the Site or otherwise communicate to us ("User-Provided Content"), is the sole responsibility of you or the person from whom such User-Provided Content originated. This means that you, and not us, are responsible for all User-Provided Content that you upload, post, email, transmit, or otherwise make available in connection with the Site. We do not control the User-Provided Content posted and, as such, do not guarantee the accuracy, integrity, nature or quality of any User-Provided Content. Under no circumstances will we be liable in any way for any User-Provided Content, including, but not limited to, for any errors or omissions in any User-Provided Content, or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the publication or use of any User-Provided Content posted, emailed, transmitted, or otherwise made available in connection with the Site.
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By submitting any User-Provided Content to FM Approvals, you represent and warrant that:
- you own or control all rights to User-Provided Content you post on the Site;
- all "moral rights" that you may have in such content have been voluntarily waived by you;
- you are at least 13 years old.
YOUR GRANT OF LICENSE TO FM APPROVALS FOR USER-PROVIDED CONTENT
By uploading, posting, emailing, transmitting, or otherwise making available any User-Provided Content, you grant us a perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, transferable right and license to use, reproduce, display, perform, adapt, modify, delete in its entirety, publish, translate, create derivative works from, or distribute (or have distributed) such User-Provided Content and/or incorporate such User-Provided Content into any form, medium, or technology throughout the world without compensation to you, including, but not limited to, in any unaffiliated third party content and in our or their publications, marketing material and advertisements. We or others may, in our sole discretion, cite to your name or other identifier you provided when posting User-Provided Content. As noted above, you represent and warrant that you own or otherwise control all rights in and to any such User-Provided Content, and that our publication and use of your User-Provided Content will not infringe or violate the rights of any third party.
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- upload, post, email, transmit, or otherwise make available any User-Provided Content that is known by you to be false, inaccurate, or misleading;
- upload, post, email, transmit, or otherwise make available any User-Provided Content that violates any law, statute, ordinance, or regulation (including, but not limited to, those governing export control, consumer protection, unfair competition, anti-discrimination, or false advertising);
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- forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any User-Provided Content transmitted in connection with the Site;
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- upload, post, email, transmit, or otherwise make available any User-Provided Content that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, right of publicity, or other proprietary right of any party;
- upload, post, email, transmit, or otherwise make available any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, "junk mail," "spam," "chain letters," "pyramid schemes," or any other form of solicitation;
- upload, post, email, transmit, or otherwise make available any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files, or programs designed to interrupt, destroy, or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment;
- take any action that interferes with the proper working of the Site, compromises the security of the Site, or otherwise damages the Site or any materials and information available through the Site;
- attempt to gain unauthorized access to any portion or feature of the Site, to any other systems or networks connected to the Site, to any of our servers, or to any of the services offered on or through the Site by, including, but not limited to, hacking, password “mining”, or any other unauthorized means;
- probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of the Site or any network connected to the Site or bypass the authentication measures on the Site or any network connected to the Site;
- use any automated means to collect information or content from or otherwise access the Site, including, but not limited to, through the use of technical tools known as robots, spiders, or scrapers, without our prior permission;
- harvest or otherwise collect and store information about other users of the Site, including e-mail addresses;
- install any software, file, or code that is not authorized by the user of a computer or mobile device or that assumes control of all or any part of the processing performed by a computer or mobile device without the authorization of the user of the computer or mobile device;
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- interfere with or disrupt the operation of the Site or server networks connected to the Site, reverse engineer, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies, or regulations of networks connected to the Site.
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DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
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LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
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CHOICE OF LAW AND JURISDICTION
Effective Date: December 2015