Date of Last Revision: June 16, 2011
You are responsible for your use of the Services, for any Content you post to the Services, and for any consequences thereof. You are responsible for the actions of each person who uses your account, whether or not you have expressly authorized that person to use your account. The Content you submit, post, or display may be viewed by other users of the Services and through third party services and websites. You should only upload, share or transmit Content that you have the right to upload, share or transmit, and that you are comfortable sharing with others under these Terms.
You may use the Services only if you are 18 years old or older. You may use the Services only in compliance with these Terms and all applicable local, state, national, and international laws, rules and regulations.
The Services are always evolving and the form and nature of the Services may change from time to time without prior notice. In addition, 4 Walls may stop (permanently or temporarily) providing the Services or any features within the Services to you or to other users without notice. 4 Walls also retains the right to create limits on use and storage at 4 Walls’s sole discretion at any time without prior notice.
The Services may include advertisements, which may be targeted to the Content or information on the Services, queries made through the Services, or other information. The types and extent of advertising on the Services are subject to change. In consideration for granting you access to and use of the Services, you agree that 4 Walls and its partners and advertisers may place advertising on the Services or in connection with the display of Content or information from the Services submitted by you or others.
You are responsible for safeguarding the password that you use to access the Services and for any activities or actions under your password. We encourage you to use “strong” passwords (passwords that use a combination of upper and lower case letters, numbers and symbols, or pass phrases) with your account. 4 Walls shall not be liable for any loss or damage arising from any other person using your account.
5. Content on the Services
All Content, whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, is the sole responsibility of the person who posts or transmits the Content. We do not monitor or control the Content posted via the Services and, we are not responsible for Content. Any use or reliance on any Content or other materials posted via the Services or obtained by you through the Services is at your own risk.
We do not endorse, support, represent or guarantee the completeness, truthfulness, accuracy, or reliability of any Content or communications posted via the Services.
We do not endorse any opinions expressed via the Services. You understand that by using the Services, you may be exposed to Content that might be offensive, harmful, inaccurate or otherwise inappropriate, or in some cases, postings that have been mislabeled or are otherwise deceptive. Under no circumstances shall 4 Walls be liable for any Content, including, but not limited to, any errors or omissions in any Content, or any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Content posted, emailed, transmitted or otherwise made available via the Services or broadcast elsewhere.
6. Your Rights
You retain any ownership, license or other rights you may have to any Content you submit, post or display on or through the Services. By submitting, posting or displaying Content on or through the Services, you grant us a worldwide, non-exclusive, transferable, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, paid-up license (with the right to sublicense) to use, copy, reproduce, process, adapt, modify, publish, transmit, prepare derivative works, display, perform and distribute the Content, and combine it with other Content, and all derivative works of such Content, in any and all media via any and all distribution methods, now known or later developed.
You agree that this license includes the right for 4 Walls to make the Content you post available to other companies, organizations or individuals for the syndication, broadcast, distribution or publication of such Content on other media and services. Such additional uses by 4 Walls, or other companies, organizations or individuals who partner with 4 Walls, may be made with no compensation paid to you with respect to the Content that you submit, post, transmit or otherwise make available through the Services.
You are responsible for your use of the Services, for any Content you provide, and for any consequences thereof, including the use of your Content by other users and our third party partners. You understand that your Content may be rebroadcast or distributed by our partners and if you do not have the right to submit Content for such use, it may subject you to liability. 4 Walls will not be responsible or liable for any use of your Content. You represent and warrant that you have all the rights, power and authority necessary to grant the rights granted herein to any Content that you submit.
7. 4 Walls’s Rights
All right, title, and interest in and to the Services (excluding Content provided by you) are and will remain the exclusive property of 4 Walls and its licensors (including other users). The Services are protected by copyright, trademark, and other laws of the United States and other countries around the world. Nothing in the Terms gives you a right to use the 4 Walls name or any of 4 Walls’s trademarks, logos, domain names, or other distinctive brand features. Any feedback, comments, or suggestions you may provide regarding 4 Walls or the Services is entirely voluntary and 4 Walls will be free to use your feedback, comments or suggestions as we see fit and without any obligation to you.
8. Restrictions on Content and Use of the Services
We reserve the right at all times (but will not have the obligation) to remove or refuse to distribute any Content on the Services and to terminate users and reclaim user names. We also reserve the right to access, read, preserve, and disclose any Content or other information for any reason in our sole discretion, including without limitation to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, enforce the Terms, including investigation of potential violations hereof, detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues, respond to user support requests, or protect the rights, property or safety of 4 Walls, its users and the public.
You may not do any of the following while accessing or using the Services:
- access, tamper with, or use non-public areas of the Services, 4 Walls’s computer systems, or the technical delivery systems of the website’s systems;
- probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of any system or network or breach or circumvent any security or authentication measures;
- access or search or attempt to access or search the Services by any means (automated or otherwise) other than through our currently available interfaces published by 4 Walls (and only pursuant to those interfaces), unless you have been specifically allowed to do so in a separate written agreement signed by 4 Walls;
- forge any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in any email or posting, or in any way use the Services to send altered, deceptive or false source-identifying information;
- interfere with, or disrupt, (or attempt to do so), the access of any user, host or network, including, without limitation, sending a virus, overloading, flooding, spamming, mail-bombing the Services, or by scripting the creation of Content in such a manner as to interfere with or create an undue burden on the Services.
9. Intellectual Property Policy
4 Walls respects the intellectual property rights of others and expects you and the other users of the Services to do the same. We will respond to notices of alleged infringement that comply with applicable law and are properly provided to us. If you believe that your work has been copied or otherwise infringed in a way that constitutes a violation of law, please provide us with the following information:
- a physical or electronic signature of the owner of the copyright or other intellectual property right, or a person authorized to act on their behalf;
- identification of the work claimed to have been infringed
- identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the material;
- your contact information, including your address, telephone number, and an email address;
- a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the owner, its agent, or the law;
- a statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and, under penalty of perjury, that you are the owner, or that you are authorized to act on behalf of the owner.
We reserve the right to remove Content alleged to be infringing without prior notice and at our sole discretion. Where permitted by applicable law, we may also restore any Content that we have previously removed. In appropriate circumstances, 4 Walls shall terminate a user’s account if the user is believed to be a repeat infringer.
Our designated copyright agent for notice of alleged copyright infringement appearing on the Services is:
4 Walls, Inc.
c/o Michelle R. Portnoff
Portnoff Law Associates
1000 Sandy Hill Road, Suite 150
Norristown, Pennsylvania 19401
10. The Services are Provided “As-Is” and “As Available”
YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE SERVICES AND ANY CONTENT IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT THE SERVICES ARE PROVIDED TO YOU ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, 4 WALLS, ITS PARTNERS AND THEIR LICENSORS DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, REGARDING THE SERVICES AND THE CONTENT, INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. WE MAKE NO WARRANTY AND DISCLAIM ALL RESPONSIBILITY AND LIABILITY FOR THE COMPLETENESS, ACCURACY, AVAILABILITY, TIMELINESS, SECURITY OR RELIABILITY OF THE SERVICES OR ANY CONTENT THEREON. 4 WALLS SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY HARM TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM, LOSS OF DATA, OR OTHER HARM THAT RESULTS FROM YOUR ACCESS TO OR USE OF THE SERVICES, OR ANY CONTENT. YOU ALSO AGREE THAT 4 WALLS HAS NO RESPONSIBILITY OR LIABILITY FOR THE DELETION OF, OR THE FAILURE TO STORE OR TO TRANSMIT, ANY CONTENT AND OTHER COMMUNICATIONS MAINTAINED BY THE SERVICES. WE MAKE NO WARRANTY THAT THE SERVICES WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS OR BE AVAILABLE ON AN UNINTERRUPTED, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE BASIS. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED FROM 4 WALLS, THROUGH THE SERVICES, OR OTHERWISE, WILL CREATE ANY WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION NOT EXPRESSLY MADE HEREIN.
The Services may contain links to third-party websites or resources. You acknowledge and agree that 4 Walls is not responsible or liable for the availability or accuracy of such websites or resources, or the content, products, or services on or available from such websites or resources. Links to such websites or resources do not imply any endorsement of such websites or resources or the content, products, or services available from such websites or resources. You acknowledge sole responsibility for and assume all risk arising from your use of any such websites or resources.
12. Limitation of Liability
TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, 4 WALLS, ITS PARTNERS, ITS SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS AND LICENSORS WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY LOSS OF PROFITS, DATA, USE, GOOD WILL, OR OTHER LOSSES, RESULTING FROM (i) YOUR ACCESS TO OR USE OF OR INABILITY TO ACCESS OR USE THE SERVICES; (ii) ANY CONDUCT OR CONTENT OF ANY THIRD PARTY ON THE SERVICES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF OTHER USERS OR THIRD PARTIES; (iii) ANY CONTENT OBTAINED FROM THE SERVICES; AND (iv) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS, USE OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR CONTENT, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE) OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, WHETHER OR NOT 4 WALLS HAS BEEN INFORMED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE, AND EVEN IF A REMEDY SET FORTH HEREIN IS FOUND TO HAVE FAILED OF ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE.
Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of certain warranties or the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, so the limitations above may not apply to you.
14. Waiver and Severability
The failure of either party to enforce any right or provision of these Terms will not be deemed a waiver of such right or provision. In the event that any provision of these Terms is held to be invalid or unenforceable, the remaining provisions of these Terms will remain in full force and effect.
15. Controlling Law and Jurisdiction
These Terms and any action related thereto will be governed by the law of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the federal law of the United States, without regard to or application of any conflict of laws principles. The U.N. Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods does not apply to these Terms.
You agree to indemnify and hold us harmless for any losses, costs, liabilities and expenses (including but not limited to court costs, legal fees, awards or settlements) relating to or arising out of your use of the Services, including any breach by you of the Terms or any allegation that you have infringed the intellectual property rights or other rights of another person. This indemnity obligation shall survive any termination or expiration of these Terms or your use of the Website.
Any controversy or claim between the parties or arising out of these Terms or any Services shall be determined by one arbitrator in binding arbitration administered by the American Arbitration Association pursuant to its Commercial Arbitration Rules and the Optional Rules for Emergency Measures of Protection in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. The arbitral award will be final and binding, and may be entered and enforced in any court of competent jurisdiction.
16. Entire Agreement
We may revise these Terms from time to time and post the revised version of the Terms on the Services. If the revision, in our sole discretion, is material we may notify you via an e-mail to the email address associated with your account. By continuing to access or use the Services after those revisions become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised Terms.
If you have any questions about these Terms, please contact 4 Walls at:
4 Walls, Inc.
P.O. Box 248
Narberth, Pennsylvania 19072
or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org