- RESTRICTIONS ON USE OF MATERIALS.
All materials on this site, including but not limited to text, images, designs, audio, graphics, logos, software, and the like (collectively called the “Materials”), are owned or licensed by Height Forum (called also the “Company”) or its content suppliers and protected by U.S. and international laws. All trademarks, service marks, and trade names are proprietary to Company. You may not copy, transmit, post, create derivative works from, or republish in any way whatsoever any materials from our web site without the prior written permission of the Company. However, you may download or make one copy of the materials and other downloadable items for personal, noncommercial home use only, provided all copyright and other notices on the materials are left intact. Any modification or use of the materials for any other purpose is an infringement of the Company’s copyrights and other proprietary rights. Use of these materials on any other web site or other networked computer environment is prohibited without the prior written permission of Company.
THIS SITE IS PROVIDED BY HEIGHT FORUM ON AN “AS IS” BASIS. WE MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE OPERATION OF OUR SITE, ITS INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS, OR PRODUCTS. TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY LAW, WE DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT ANY FUNCTIONS OF OUR SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THIS SITE OR OUR SERVER(S) ARE FREE OF VIRUSES.
WE DO NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OF THE MATERIALS ON THIS WEB SITE AS TO THEIR ACCURACY OR RELIABILITY. YOU (AND NOT US) ASSUME THE COST OF ALL NECESSARY CORRECTIONS OR REPAIR. FURTHER, APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
- LIMITATION OF LIABILITY.
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL HEIGHTFORUM BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIMS OF NEGLIGENCE OR BREACH, INCLUDING BEING LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES FROM THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE MATERIALS ON THIS WEB SITE, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THESE POSSIBILITIES. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THESE LIMITATIONS ON LIABILITY OR DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
IN NO EVENT SHALL OUR TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES, AND CAUSES OF ACTION (WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, OR OTHERWISE) EXCEED THE AMOUNT PAID BY YOU, IF ANY, FOR ACCESSING THIS SITE.
- ONLINE CONDUCT.
Any communication which you post to our web site is nonconfidential, and user agrees to use HeightForum only for lawful purposes. You shall not post or publish on our web site any content which is defamatory, obscene, threatening, illegal, infringes on copyrights or trademarks, or is otherwise objectionable, including but not limited to any material encouraging conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, civil liability, or otherwise violate any applicable law.
If we are notified of any alleged content violation, we may investigate this and decide in our sole discretion whether to remove that content from our web site. We may disclose any content or electronic communication of any kind (i) to satisfy any law, regulation, or government request; (ii) if such disclosure is necessary or appropriate to operate our Company; and (iii) to protect the rights or property of our Company, its users, or providers.
HeightForum reserves the right to prohibit conduct, communication, or content that we deem in our sole discretion to violate any law or be harmful to the rights of any user, our Company, or any third party. Provided, however, neither we nor our provider(s) can ensure the prompt removal of questionable content after online posting. Accordingly, neither our Company nor any of its officers, employees, or representatives shall assume liability for any action or inaction taken with respect to removing such material from our web site.
Our web site shall be used only for personal uses consistent with our site’s operations. You shall not distribute or otherwise publish any commercial material soliciting or promoting any goods or services. You specifically acknowledge that soliciting any users of this web site to become members of any commercial online service or other organization is expressly prohibited.
By uploading or submitting any materials to us, you automatically grant and warrant that the content owner has expressly granted us a royalty-free, irrevocable, nonexclusive right and license to use, publish, modify, and distribute the content worldwide, including the right to use it in other works in any form, media, or technology for the copyright term of this content. Subject to this grant, the content owner retains any and all rights which may exist in that content.
Any advice, services, or offers that are expressed by you, or made available y third parties, are those of the respective authors–and not of HeightForum or any of our officers, employees, or representatives. Neither Company nor any of its representatives guarantee the accuracy, completeness, or appropriateness of any content, opinion, or advice, nor its merchantability or fitness for any particular purpose. Under no circumstances shall we be liable for any loss, damage, or harm caused by a user’s reliance on any information obtained through this web site. It is the responsibility of each user to independently evaluate the information, advice, or other content found at this web site.
- THIRD-PARTY SUBMISSIONS.
User may upload to or distribute on our web site only content that is not subject to any copyright or other proprietary rights protection, or content in which the author has given express authorization for internet distribution. Any content distributed with the consent of a copyright owner should contain a phrase such as “Copyright, date, owned by [name of owner]; used by permission.” The unauthorized submission or distribution of copyrighted or other proprietary content is illegal.
In compliance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, users and other persons can report any potential infringements and recommended corrections to us, in care of fish(at)heightforum(dot)com. We will address those concerns in accordance with that Act. Neither our Company, its officers, or representatives will be liable for any damage resulting from any infringement of copyrights or proprietary rights, or from any other harm that arises from user submissions.
- LINKING FROM AND TO THIS WEB SITE.
To the extent that this web site has links from and to other web sites, we cannot endorse nor control their content, accuracy, compliance with laws, or accessibility. If you decide to access these linked sites, you do so at your own risk. Any concerns regarding such outside internet sites, or any link thereto, should be directed to that particular web site.
Any link to our web site is subject to our approval, conditions, and agreement, as we may decide in our sole discretion. Additionally, any linking, whether it is a hyperlink, use of spiders or robots, or whatever applicable technology, of a commercial, competitive, or offensive nature is strictly prohibited.
- TERMINATION OF USE.
Height Forum reserves the right to refuse service, terminate accounts, suspend activity, and/or cancel orders in its sole discretion, including, without limitation, if we believe that any customer’s conduct violates applicable law, is harmful to another user’s interest, or is harmful to the Company’s, a third-party’s, or a service provider’s interests.
- USE BY CHILDREN UNDER 13.
Height Forum cannot prohibit minors from visiting our web site. We must rely on the supervision of the responsible parents, guardians, and those responsible for supervising children under 13 to decide which materials are appropriate for children to view and/or purchase.