Terms of Service
1. Acceptance of Terms
By using Crosslands Bulletin’s Internet Web site, you accept the following terms of service unconditionally. Please read them carefully. They may change from time to time. Renewal of any subscription following changes to these terms of service will constitute acceptance of the changes.
We may terminate any visitor's access to our Web site, including access to any online discussion forum, in our sole discretion, for any reason and at any time, with or without prior notice. It is our policy to terminate visitors who violate these terms and conditions, as deemed appropriate in our sole discretion. You agree that we are not liable to you or any third party for any termination of your access to our Web site.
3. Scope of Service
Victor House News Co., Ltd., (“we” or “us”) maintains this Crosslands Bulletin Web site as a service to the user community that visits the site subject to these terms. The term "Web site" includes all services and features available on www.crosslandsbulletin.com, including the online discussion forums. Visitors (“you”) are responsible for obtaining any equipment and Internet service necessary to access our Web site and for any paying any fees for the equipment and service you select. We may alter, suspend, or discontinue this Web site in whole or in part, at any time and for any reason, without notice. The Web site may also periodically become unavailable due to maintenance or malfunction of computer equipment or other reasons.
4. Website Content
You have a personal, non-transferable, non-exclusive right to access and use the content of this Web site subject to these terms and conditions. The term "content" means all information, text, images, data, links, software, or other material accessible through the Web site, whether created by us or provided by another person for display on the Web site.
The content may contain typographical errors, other inadvertent errors, or inaccuracies. We reserve the right to make changes to document names and content, descriptions or specifications of products or services, or other information without obligation to issue any notice of such changes.
You may view, copy, download, and print content that is available on this Web site, subject to the following conditions:
a. The content may be used solely for internal informational purposes. No part of this Web site or its content may be reproduced or transmitted in any form, by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying and recording, for any other purpose except as noted in the subscriber's agreement.
b. The content may not be modified.
c. Copyright, trademark, and other proprietary notices may not be removed.
By using this Web site, you agree to indemnify, hold harmless, and defend Victor House News Co. and Crosslands Bulletin from any claims, damages, losses, liabilities, and all costs and expenses of defense, including but not limited to attorneys' fees, resulting directly or indirectly from a claim by a third party that arises in connection with your use of this Web site.
6. Content Submitted by Users
b. Liability. We are not responsible or liable for the conduct of Web site visitors or for views, opinions, and statements expressed in content submitted for public display through our Web site, such as through an online discussion forums. We do not prescreen information posted to online discussion forums. With respect to such forums, we act as a passive conduit for such distribution and are not responsible for content. Any opinions, advice, statements, services, offers, or other information in content expressed or made available by users of an online discussion forum or other venue are those of the respective author(s) or distributor(s) and not of Victor House News Co. We neither endorse nor guarantee the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any such content. You are responsible for ensuring that content submitted to this Web site is not provided in violation of any copyright, trade secret, or other intellectual property rights of another person or entity. You shall be solely liable for any damages resulting from any infringement of copyrights, trade secret, or other intellectual property rights, or any other harm resulting from your uploading, posting, or submission of content to this Web site.
c. Monitoring. We have the right, but not the obligation, to monitor content submitted to our Web site through an online discussion forum or other venue, to determine compliance with these terms and any other applicable rules that we may establish. We have the right in our sole discretion to edit or remove any material submitted to or posted in any online discussion forum or other venue provided through this Web site. Without limiting the foregoing, we have the right to remove any material that Victor House News Co. in its sole discretion, finds to be in violation of these terms of service or otherwise objectionable, and you are solely responsible for the content that you post to this Web site.
7. Prohibited Conduct
By accessing our Web site or any online discussion forum or other service provided through our Website, you agree to abide by the following standards of conduct. You agree that you will not, and will not authorize or facilitate any attempt by another person to, use our Web site or any related chat room or online discussion forum to:
a. Transmit any content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, offensive, obscene, pornographic, lewd, lascivious, or otherwise objectionable, as determined by Victor House News Co..
b. Use a name or language that Victor House News Co., in its sole discretion, deems offensive.
c. Post defamatory statements.
d. Post hateful or racially or ethnically objectionable content.
e. Post content that infringes another's copyright, trademark, or trade secret.
f. Post unsolicited advertising or unlawfully promote products or services.
g. Harass, threaten, or intentionally embarrass or cause distress to another person or entity.
h. Impersonate another person.
i. Promote, solicit, or participate in any multilevel marketing or pyramid schemes.
j. Exploit children under 18 years of age.
k. Engage in disruptive activity such as sending multiple messages in an effort to monopolize the forum.
l. Introduce viruses, worms, Trojan horses, or harmful code to the Web site.
m. Obtain unauthorized access to any computer system through the Web site.
n. Invade the privacy of any person, including but not limited to posting personally identifying or otherwise private information about a person without their consent (or their parent's consent in the case of a child under 13 years of age).
o. Solicit personal information from children under 13 years of age.
p. Violate any federal, state, local, or international law or regulation.
q. Encourage conduct that would constitute a criminal or civil offense.
This Web site is intended to serve a general audience and does not provide specific features or services targeted at children under age 13. We do not knowingly solicit personal information regarding children under age 13.
9. Intellectual Property Rights
Unless otherwise noted, all content contained on this Web site is the property of Victor House News Co. and/or its affiliates or licensors, and is protected from unauthorized copying and dissemination by United States copyright law, trademark law, international conventions, and other intellectual property laws. Product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.
We do not claim ownership of content submitted by users without compensation by Victor House News Co. and with the expectation that such content will be made publicly accessible through our Web site. By submitting such content, however, you agree to grant us a worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive license to use, distribute, reproduce, modify, adapt, create derivative works from, and publicly perform or display such content. This license shall remain in effect until we delete the content from our systems.
10. Copyright Infringement; Notice and Take Down Procedures
If you believe that any materials on this Web site infringe your copyright, you may request that they be removed. This request must bear a signature (or electronic equivalent) of the copyright holder or an authorized representative and must include the following information: (a) identification of the copyrighted work that you believe to be infringed, including a description of the work and, where possible, a copy or the location of an authorized version of the work; (b) identification of the material that you believe to be infringing and its location, including a description of the material, its website location, or other pertinent information that will help us to locate the material; (c) your name, address, telephone number, and email address; (d) a statement that you have a good faith belief that the complained-of use of the materials is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; (e) a statement that the information in your claim is accurate; and (f) a statement that "under penalty of perjury," you declare that you are the lawful copyright owner or are authorized to act on the owner's behalf. For copyright issues relating to this Web site please contact: Webmaster, Victor House News Co., 1 Limbo Lane, P.O. Box 464, Amherst, NH 03031, USA. Tel: +1 603 672 5811; or Fax: +1 603 672 5212.
In an effort to protect the rights of copyright owners, we maintain a policy for the termination, in appropriate circumstances, of visitors to this Web site who are repeat infringers.
When you register to participate in an online discussion forum, promotion, or other service offered on this Web site, you may be required to establish a login identifier and a password. You are responsible for protecting your login and password from unauthorized use, and you are responsible for all activity that occurs on your account. You agree to notify us immediately if you believe that your login or password has been or may be used without your permission so that appropriate action can be taken. We are not responsible for losses or damage caused by your failure to safeguard your login and password.
12. Disclaimer of Warranty
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL WE BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE CAUSED BY YOUR RELIANCE ON INFORMATION IN ANY CONTENT ON THIS WEB SITE. IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO EVALUATE THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, OR USEFULNESS OF ANY INFORMATION, OPINION, ADVICE, OR OTHER CONTENT AVAILABLE THROUGH THIS WEBSITE. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR SEEKING THE ADVICE OF PROFESSIONALS, AS APPROPRIATE, REGARDING THE EVALUATION OF ANY SPECIFIC INFORMATION, OPINION, ADVICE, OR OTHER CONTENT.
ALL TEXT, IMAGES, AND OTHER INFORMATION ON OR ACCESSIBLE FROM THIS WEB SITE ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
13. Limitation of Liability
In no event shall Victor House News Co., Ltd. be liable to any visitor to this Web site or any other person or entity for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, consequential, or exemplary damages (including but not limited to damages for loss of profits, loss of data, loss of use, or costs of obtaining substitute goods or services) arising out of the use, inability to use, unauthorized access to, or misuse of the website or any information contained thereon, whether based upon warranty, contract, tort (including negligence), or otherwise, even if user has been advised of the possibility of such damages or losses.
Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of certain warranties or the limitation or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages. Accordingly, some of the above limitations may not apply to you.
15. Links to Third-Party Web sites
This website may contain links to non-Victor House News Co. Web sites that are provided to you as a convenience. Any outside Web site accessed from our Web site is independent from Victor House News Co., and we have no control over the content of such Web sites. We are not responsible for the content of any linked Web site or for any loss or damage incurred in connection with your use of such links or dealings with the operators of such non-Victor House News Co. Web sites.
16. No Implied Endorsements
In no event shall any reference to any third party or third-party product or service be construed as an approval or endorsement by Victor House News Co. of that third party or of any product or service provided by a third party. Likewise, a link to any non-Victor House News Co. Web site does not imply that we endorse or accept any responsibility for the content or use of such a Web site. Victor House News Co. does not endorse, warrant, or guarantee any product or service offered by any third party through an online discussion forum or other venue accessible through this Web site and will not be a party to or in any way monitor any transaction involving any third-party providers of products or services. As with the purchase of a product or service through any medium or in any environment, you are responsible for exercising appropriate judgment and caution.
17. Jurisdictional Issues
We make no representation that information on this Web site is appropriate or available for use outside the United States. Those who choose to access this Web site from outside the United States do so on their own initiative and at their own risk and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws.
These terms of service shall be governed and interpreted pursuant to the laws of the State of New Hampshire, United States of America, notwithstanding any principles of conflicts of law.
All disputes arising out of or relating to these terms of service shall be finally resolved by arbitration conducted in the English language in Manchester or Nashua, New Hampshire, under the commercial arbitration rules of the American Arbitration Association. The parties shall appoint as sole arbitrator a retired judge who presided in the State of New Hampshire. The parties shall bear equally the cost of the arbitration (except that the prevailing party shall be entitled to an award of reasonable attorneys' fees incurred in connection with the arbitration in such an amount as may be determined by the arbitrator). All decisions of the arbitrator shall be final and binding on both parties and enforceable in any court of competent jurisdiction. Notwithstanding the foregoing, we shall be entitled to seek injunctive relief, security, or other equitable remedies from the United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire or any other court of competent jurisdiction. Under no circumstances shall the arbitrator be authorized to award punitive damages, including but not limited to federal or state statutes permitting multiple or punitive damage awards. Any purported award of punitive or multiple damages shall be beyond the arbitrator's authority, void, and unenforceable.
If any part of these terms of service is held to be unlawful, void, or unenforceable, that part will be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions.
20. Entire Agreement
These terms of service constitute the entire agreement between the parties relating to the subject matter herein. We may, at our sole discretion and without notice, revise these terms at any time by updating this posting.
21. For Additional Information
If you have any questions about these terms of service, please contact: Victor House News Co., 26 Mack Hill Road, P.O. Box 464, Amherst, NH 03031, USA. Tel: +1 603 672 5811.