ABC and its affiliates require that all users of our website(s) on the Internet (collectively, the “Site”) adhere to the following Terms and Conditions. By accessing the Site you indicate your acknowledgment and acceptance of these terms and conditions.
Laws and Regulations
User access to and use of the Site is subject to all applicable international, federal, state, provincial and local laws and regulations as applicable to ABC hosting the site and the user’s jurisdiction of origin.
The trademarks, logos, trade-names, and service marks (“Marks”) displayed on the Site are the property of ABC and other parties. Users are prohibited from using any Marks for any purpose including, but not limited to use as metatags on other pages or sites on the World Wide Web without the written permission of ABC or such third party which may own the Mark. All information and content, including without limitation, any software programs, available on or through the Site (“Content”) are protected by copyright. Users are prohibited from modifying, copying, distributing, transmitting, displaying, publishing, selling, licensing, creating derivative works or using any Content available on or through the Site for any purpose without written consent.
ALL CONTENT ON THE SITE IS PROVIDED TO YOU “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, SECURITY OR ACCURACY. ABC DOES NOT ENDORSE AND IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ACCURACY OR RELIABILITY OF ANY OPINION, ADVICE OR STATEMENT MADE THROUGH THE SITE BY ANY PARTY OTHER THAN ABC OTHER THAN AS REQUIRED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW, UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCE WILL ABC BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE CAUSED BY A USER’S RELIANCE ON INFORMATION OBTAINED THROUGH THE SITE. IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE USER TO EVALUATE THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS OR USEFULNESS OF ANY OPINION, ADVICE OR OTHER CONTENT AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITE. PLEASE SEEK THE ADVICE OF PROFESSIONALS, AS APPROPRIATE, REGARDING THE EVALUATION OF ANY SPECIFIC OPINION, ADVICE OR OTHER CONTENT.
Limitation of Liability
ABC specifically disclaims any liability (whether based in contract, tort, strict liability or otherwise) for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, or special damages arising out of or in any way connected with access to or use of the Site, (even if ABC has been advised of the possibility of such damages) including liability associated with any viruses which may infect a user’s computer equipment.
Confidentiality of User Communications
As required by law and in accordance with the ABC Privacy Statement [view ABC Privacy Statement], ABC will maintain the confidentiality of all user communications which contain personal user information and which are transmitted directly to ABC. Postings by a user on any message board or in any chat room will not be protected as confidential and ABC may use and provide information contained in any such postings (including any ideas, concepts, know-how or other intellectual property) to any of its affiliates for any purpose whatsoever and as deemed appropriate by ABC.
Linked Internet Sites
ABC prohibits caching, hypertext linking pop-ups to the Site, and the framing of any Content available through the Site without written authorization. ABC reserves the right to disable any unauthorized links or frames and specifically disclaims any responsibility for the Content available on any other Internet sites linked to the Site. Access to any other Internet sites linked to the Site is at the user’s own risk.