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Welcome to isitnormal.com’s User Agreement. This Agreement describes the terms and conditions applicable to you and all other people (collectively referred to herein as “Users”) for the use of our site and services at isitnormal.com (herein referred to as “the site”). Please read this User Agreement carefully, because by using the site, Users automatically agree to be bound by these Terms. As a User, if you do not agree to be bound by this User Agreement, you must exit the site immediately. Your continued use constitutes your agreement to be bound by the terms of the User Agreement. If you have any questions regarding the use of this site or the terms of the User Agreement, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
isitnormal.com is intended for people 18 or over. We have also made an effort to specifically limit isitnormal.com’s appeal to people of age 18 and older. isitnormal.com will not knowingly collect any information from children under 18 or any other minors whatsoever. Isitnormal.com takes the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA) as well as all FTC regulations very seriously. We are also strong supporters and maintain strict compliance with the Rules and Regulations set forth thereunder. That being said, we do not assume any responsibility for any misrepresentations regarding your age or parental consent when using this site. If we determine, however, that you have been falsely using this site in contradiction to the terms of this User Agreement, we will terminate your membership and all information associated therewith immediately unless you can verify that you have obtained parental consent to use this site.
Additionally, all of our services are available only to individuals who can form legally binding contracts under applicable law. Without limiting the foregoing, our services are not available to minors. If you do not qualify for particular services, you may not use them. We do not assume any responsibility for any misrepresentations regarding your age or parental permission to use this site and we will not honor any agreements made by any misrepresentations, fraud or falsities. Further, our services are not available to temporarily or indefinitely suspended isitnormal.com members.
Our services (“Services”) consist of providing and maintaining an internet-based software application (the “Software”) for your use. Our Site, our Software, and our Services are all intended to provide you with a platform to engage in use of the Site.
You agree to indemnify and hold us and our subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, shareholders, customers, suppliers, service providers, agents, and employees harmless from and against any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys fees, which may be due to any third party arising out of your breach of this Agreement, your breach of any applicable terms and conditions or policies of any Third Party Marketplace Site, or your violation of any law or the rights of any third party.
The isitnormal.com staff can, whenever they feel like it, for any reason or no reason at all, edit or delete any content displayed on, uploaded to, distributed or otherwise published through the site. Users are entirely responsible and liable for all of their activities on the site. Listed below are some, but not all, violations that may result in termination of a user’s access to the site. By using this site, users agree not to do any of the following:
Users who engage in any of the conduct listed above may be subject to suspension or termination from eligibility to use this site or criminal prosecution. isitnormal.com considers any interference with its site a very serious matter and will prosecute any such individuals to the fullest extent allowable by law.
All Users agree to fill out a registration form when using the discussion area of the Site. In filling it out, Users agree to provide accurate and current information about themselves. Any intentional inaccuracies in the provision of any information may make any agreements null and void. You are solely responsible for guaranteeing the accuracy of the same and you hereby understand, represent and agree that you will do the same.
Users are responsible for providing accurate, timely and complete information to us in connection with their registration for and use of the Site. isitnormal.com is not responsible for any claims relating to any inaccurate, untimely or incomplete information provided to us. Users represent and warrant that they are the owner or a licensee or otherwise have the right to provide any information or materials (including pre-existing materials) that they post or transmit for use in public areas on the Site (including, without limitation, posting on bulletin boards or chat—collectively referred to herein as “Public Areas”). Users hereby grant isitnormal.com an irrevocable, royalty-free, perpetual, non-exclusive worldwide license to use, sell, copy, display, modify, edit, publish or create derivative works from and distribute any information or materials they post in any Public Areas.
Only registered Users are authorized to use certain sections of the site. You will be alerted as to those areas the access to which requires registration. Access to and use of those areas is restricted to authorized Users only. Unauthorized individuals attempting to access these areas may be subject to prosecution. Users are required to register in order to obtain access to CERTAIN PORTIONS of the site.
Users may make a single copy of pages from the Site or of any other content or graphics that isitnormal.com has expressly stated you may copy on their hard drive or in print for their own personal, non-commercial use. No other use of information is authorized. In consideration of this authorization, Users agree that any copy of these materials will retain all copyrights, trademarks and other proprietary notices owned by isitnormal.com in the same form and manner as on the original.
All areas of the Site are public and not private communications. isitnormal.com does not endorse chat, postings, conferences and other communications by Users, and such communications shall not be considered, reviewed, screened or approved by isitnormal.com. Anytime -- with the exception of private e-mail -- Users upload to, distribute content or publish through isitnormal.com, they grant isitnormal.com the right to edit, copy, remove, distribute, create derivative works from and publish such content in any form and medium, whether electronically or in hard copy, and whether alone or as part of a collective work. Users shall retain, however, whatever other rights they have in pre-owned elements of such content.
Users acknowledge that any information they post in publicly accessible areas such as isitnormal.com home pages, message boards, Chats, event boards, event calendar, can be seen by anybody. It is the Users’ responsibility to protect themselves while on isitnormal.com, as isitnormal.com is not liable for anything that occurs as a result of voluntary communication of personal information.
“Your Information” is defined as any information you provide to us or other users in the registration, process, in any public message area (including, but not limited to, our forum), through any e-mail feature or through traditional mail. You are solely responsible for Your Information, and we act as a passive conduit for your online distribution and publication of Your Information. With respect to Your Information:
Your Information (or any items or contents listed therein): (a) shall not be false, inaccurate or misleading; (b) shall not be fraudulent or involve the sale of counterfeit or stolen items; (c) shall not infringe any third party’s copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret or other proprietary rights or rights of publicity or privacy; (d) shall not violate any law, statute, ordinance or regulation (including without limitation those governing export control, consumer protection, unfair competition, anti-discrimination or false advertising); (e) shall not be defamatory, trade libelous, unlawfully threatening or unlawfully harassing; (f) shall not be obscene or contain child pornography or, if otherwise adult in nature or harmful to minors, shall be posted only in the appropriate areas of the Site and shall be distributed only to people legally permitted to receive such content; (g) shall not contain any viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancelbots or other computer programming routines that are intended to damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data or personal information; (h) shall not create liability for us or cause us to lose (in whole or in part) the services of our ISPs or other partners or suppliers.
The Site may contain hyperlinks to web sites operated by parties other than isitnormal.com Such hyperlinks are provided for reference and convenience only. isitnormal.com does not control such web sites, and is not responsible for their content. Just because isitnormal.com has hyperlinks to such web sites does not mean isitnormal.com endorses any of the material on such web sites, or has any association with their operators.
All text, graphics, editorial content, data, formatting, graphs, HTML, look and feel, photographs, music, sounds, images, software, videos, designs, typefaces and other content (collectively, “Proprietary Material”) that Users see or read on the Site is owned by isitnormal.com or is used with permission. This Proprietary Material is protected in all forms, media and technologies now known or hereinafter developed. isitnormal.com owns all Proprietary Material as well as the coordination, selection, arrangement and enhancement of such Proprietary Materials as a Collective Work under the United States Copyright Act, as amended. With the exception of uses allowed under the section above called “Permitted Uses,” Users may not copy, download, use redesign, reconfigure or re-transmit anything from the isitnormal.com Site without isitnormal.com’s prior express written permission. Furthermore, Users are not allowed to post or distribute any material they do not own, or which they do not have permission to use. Violation of this policy may result in copyright, trademark or other intellectual property rights violations, and subject Users to termination from the use of this site or civil or criminal penalties.
In addition, the Site contains material protected by the domestic and international laws of copyright, patents or other proprietary rights and laws. Any use of such Proprietary Material, other than as permitted herein, is expressly prohibited without the prior permission of isitnormal.com and/or the relevant right holder.
isitnormal.com respects the intellectual property of others, and asks Users to do the same. isitnormal.com is in compliance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. In order to protect intellectual property from misuse, we ask Users to help us. If Users believe, in good faith, that any materials on the Site infringe upon Users’ copyrights, please provide isitnormal.com’s Copyright Agent with the following information:
isitnormal.com’s Copyright Agent for Notice of claims of copyright infringement can be reached as follows:
By email: email@example.com
isitnormal.com will terminate access to the Site of those who engage in repeated acts of infringement.
You and isitnormal.com are not legally affiliated in any way by virtue of your membership or usage of isitnormal.com’s site or intellectual property other then the terms and conditions stated in this User Agreement and no independent contractor, agency, partnership, joint venture, employee-employer or franchiser-franchisee relationship is intended or created by this Agreement.
USER EXPRESSLY AGREES THAT THE USE OF THE SITE IS AT USER’S SOLE RISK. NEITHER ISITNORMAL.COM NOR ITS AFFILIATES OR LICENSORS WARRANT THAT THE SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE; NOR DO THEY MAKE ANY WARRANTY AS TO THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE SITE, OR AS TO THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY OR CONTENT OF ANY INFORMATION, SERVICE OR MERCHANDISE PROVIDED THROUGH THE SITE. THE SITE IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, WARRANTIES OF TITLE OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. NEITHER COMPANY NOR ITS LICENSORS WARRANT OR GUARANTEE THE TIMELINESS, SEQUENCE, ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THE INFORMATION APPEARING ON THE SITE. ADDITIONALLY, THERE ARE NO WARRANTIES AS TO THE RESULTS OF YOUR USE OF THE INFORMATION. ISITNORMAL.COM AND AFFILIATES DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE SITE IS FREE OF VIRUSES, WORMS, TROJAN HORSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. COMPANY AND AFFILIATES TAKE REASONABLE MEASURES TO ENSURE THAT INFORMATION PROVIDED BY USERS IS DISCLOSED ONLY TO THOSE SPECIFIED BY USERS. ISITNORMAL.COM CANNOT AND DOES NOT, HOWEVER, GUARANTEE THAT THE PERSONAL INFORMATION ENTERED BY USERS WILL NOT BE MISAPPROPRIATED, INTERCEPTED, DELETED, DESTROYED OR USED BY OTHERS. USERS AGREE NOT TO HOLD ISITNORMAL.COM ANY AND AFFILIATES LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY SORT INCURRED AS A RESULT OF ANY SUCH MISAPPROPRIATION, INTERCEPTION, DELETION, DESTRUCTION OR USE OF INFORMATION PROVIDED THROUGH THE SITE. COMPANY AND AFFILIATES ARE NOT AND SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, INJURY OR DAMAGE ARISING FROM THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE
IN NO EVENT WILL ISITNORMAL.COM, ITS AFFILIATES, VENDORS, SUPPLIERS OR BUSINESS PARTNERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY GENERAL, SPECIAL, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER IN AN ACTION UNDER THEORY OF CONTRACT, TORTIOUS CONDUCT, NEGLIGENCE OR ANY OTHER THEORY, ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING IN ANY WAY TO THE SITE. USERS’ SOLE REMEDY FOR DISSATISFACTION WITH ISITNORMAL.COM IS TO STOP USING THE SITE. IF, FOR ANY REASON, THE FOREGOING LIMITATION IS FOUND BY A COURT OF COMPETENT JURISDICTION TO BE INVALID OR INAPPLICABLE UNDER THE CIRCUMSTANCES, YOU AGREE THAT ISITNORMAL.COM’S AND AFFILIATES’ TOTAL LIABILITY FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES, OR CAUSES OF ACTION OF ANY KIND OR NATURE SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE HIGHER OF $1,000 OR THE LOWEST PERMITTED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.
Because we are not involved in the actual contact between users, in the event that you have a dispute with one or more users, you release isitnormal.com (and our officers, directors, agents, investors, subsidiaries and employees) from claims, demands and damages (actual and consequential) of every kind and nature, known and unknown, suspected and unsuspected, disclosed and undisclosed, arising out of or in any way connected with such disputes.
We do not control the information provided by other users which is made available through our system. You may find other user’s information to be offensive, harmful, inaccurate, or deceptive. Please use caution, common sense, and practice reasonable care when using our site. Please note that there are also risks of dealing with foreign nationals, underage persons or people acting under false pretense. We cannot be held responsible for these risks. By using this web site and continuing its use, you release isitnormal.com from any and all claims or controversies or damages of any kind that may arise as a result of the usage of this site as so set forth in the paragraph above.
Any controversy or claim arising out of or relating to this Agreement or our services shall be settled by binding arbitration in accordance with the commercial arbitration rules of the American Arbitration Association. Any such controversy or claim shall be arbitrated on an individual basis, and shall not be consolidated in any arbitration with any claim or controversy of any other party. The arbitration shall be conducted in Boston, MA and judgment on the arbitration award may be entered into any court having jurisdiction thereof. Either you or isitnormal.com may seek any interim or preliminary relief from a court of competent jurisdiction in New York, NY necessary to protect the rights or property of you or isitnormal.com pending the completion of arbitration.
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