Last Updated: September 1, 2016
The Site, as well as all materials posted to the Site by Spring including, but not limited to, information, data, photographs, graphics, messages, audio, images, software, text, video clips and other materials (the “Spring Content”), are protected by copyright under U.S. copyright law, international conventions, and other copyright laws. You may not use the Spring Content except as specified herein, and you agree to follow all instructions on the Site limiting the way you may use the Spring Content as well as all non-Spring Content. There are a number of proprietary logos, service marks, and trademarks found on the Site. By making them available on the Site, Spring is not granting you any license to use those proprietary logos, service marks, or trademarks. Any unauthorized use of the Spring Content including, without limitation, all Spring Content, may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, and civil and criminal statutes.
2. Your Rights and Obligations
You will not (a) violate any laws, third party rights or Spring Policies; (b) use the Site to distribute viruses or any other technologies that may harm the Site, Spring, or the interests or property of Spring or other users of the Site; (c) interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Site or any activities conducted on or with the Site; (d) bypass measures used by Spring to prevent or restrict access to the Site; (e) post any content to the Site that infringes any third party intellectual property rights (including copyright, trademark, patent, and trade secrets) or other proprietary rights (including rights of publicity or privacy); or (f) copy, reproduce, modify, create derivative works from, distribute, or publicly display any content (including, without limitation, the Spring Content) from the Site without Spring’s prior express written permission.
3. Chat Rooms; License to Your Content
You acknowledge and agree that all information, data, software, sound, photographs, graphics, text, video, messages and other materials (the “Site Content”) found on the Site, whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, is the sole responsibility of the person from which such Site Content originated, and you agree that you are solely responsible for your actions and the Site Content that you email, post, publish, upload or otherwise transmit (“Transmit”) via the Site (such Site Content that you provide hereinafter referred to as the “Participant Content”). You acknowledge and agree that your Transmission of Participant Content to and/or via the Site is entirely voluntary, non-confidential (transmission by you of Participant Content does not establish a confidential relationship or obligate Spring to treat your Participant Content, or any other materials, as confidential), gratuitous, and non-committal and, as such, you represent and warrant that all Participant Content that you Transmit via the Site is correct and current. Moreover, you hereby acknowledge and agree that you are entirely responsible for all Participant Content that you Transmit via the Site, and that Spring may, but is not obligated to, monitor or review any areas on the Site where users of the Site Transmit or post content or communicate with each other, including but not limited to chat rooms, bulletin boards or other user forums. Spring reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to refuse or delete any Participant Content that is posted to or available via the Site, and to remove any Participant Content for any reason or for no reason whatsoever, and Spring has no liability related to the Participant Content, whether or not arising under the laws of copyright, trademarks, libel, privacy, obscenity, or otherwise. By submitting Participant Content to Spring for inclusion in the Site (or any portion thereof), you grant Spring a worldwide, royalty free, non-exclusive, perpetual, irrevocable and fully sub-licensable right and license to use, adapt, distribute, display, perform, edit, modify, improve, correct, translate, reproduce, copy and publish such Participant Content, and to create derivate works thereof and to use or incorporate all or any part of the Participant Content in any of Spring’s products and/or services (whether or not associated with the Site). If you are not the owner of the Participant Content submitted, you hereby represent, warrant and covenant that you have all necessary rights to disclose such Participant Content, that you are not violating the rights of any third party, and that the owner of such Participant Content agrees to the granting of the aforementioned rights to Spring.
4. Third Party Sites
The Site may contain links to third party Internet sites on the World Wide Web (each a “Third Party Site”). Spring provides such links for your convenience only, and is not responsible for the content of any Third Party Site linked to or from the Site. The existence of any links from the Site to any Third Party Site does not mean that Spring approves of, endorses, or recommends such Third Party Site(s). Spring disclaims all warranties, express or implied, as to the accuracy, legality, reliability, or validity of any content on any Third Party Site.
5. Spring Reservation of Rights
Spring reserves the right to determine the Site Content, appearance, design, functionality and all other aspects of the Site (as well as the right to re-design, modify, remove and alter the content, appearance, design, functionality, and other aspects of the Site and any element, aspect, portion or feature thereof, from time to time). Spring reserves the right to report any activity that Spring suspects may violate any law or regulation to appropriate law enforcement officials, regulators, or other third parties. In order to cooperate with governmental requests, to protect Spring’s systems and customers, or to ensure the integrity and operation of Spring’s business and systems, Spring may access and disclose any information it considers necessary or appropriate including, but not limited to, your contact details, IP addressing and traffic information, usage history, and posted content. Spring reserves the right, but is not obligated, to monitor any activity and content associated with the Site and investigate as Spring deems appropriate.
7. No Warranties
THE SITE IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” BASIS, AND SPRING MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION: (a) THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT; (b) THAT THE SITE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, WILL BE AVAILABLE, ACCESSIBLE, UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR OPERATE WITHOUT ERROR; AND (c) ANY OBLIGATION, LIABILITY, RIGHT, CLAIM, OR REMEDY IN TORT, WHETHER OR NOT ARISING FROM THE NEGLIGENCE OF SPRING. TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMISSIBLE UNDER APPLICABLE LAW, SPRING DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL SUCH WARRANTIES. SPRING DOES NOT HAVE ANY OBLIGATION TO VERIFY THE IDENTITY OF THE PERSONS ACCESSING AND USING THE SITE, NOR DOES IT HAVE ANY OBLIGATION TO MONITOR THE USE OF THE SITE BY OTHER USERS.
8. Limitation of Liability
9. Applicable Law
10. General Provisions
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