terms of use

Nature of Service

Buzztap (the "Site") represents compilations of information from, and links to, other sites. You must be thirteen years or older to use it. You expressly acknowledge and agree that any use of the Site will be in accordance with these Terms of Use. If you do not agree to be bound by these Terms of Use, don't use the Site. The Site reserves the right to modify these Terms of Use at any time and will publish notifications of material modifications at its sole discretion. By continuing to access the Site after notice of such modifications have been published, you signify your agreement to be bound by them.

Be Skeptical

The content of the Site and the sites that it links to are offered for general information and entertainment purposes only. Neither the content of the Site, nor the links to other websites, are routinely moderated, screened, approved, reviewed, or endorsed by the Site or any Site-affiliated person or entity. The content and links often contain information, pictures, and video that you may find untrue, inappropriate, offensive, and just plain stupid. You should be skeptical about all content and links because the information may be untrue, inappropriate, offensive, harmful, and just plain stupid.

Be Warned

The Site reserves the right to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process, or governmental request. The Site reserves the right to restrict access by any users whom the Site believes, in its sole discretion, are engaged in inappropriate, unprofessional, or unlawful conduct. The Site reserves the right to remove content which, in its sole discretion, violates any of the rules set forth herein of which it becomes aware, but is under no obligation to do so. If you are offended by any content of the Site, refrain from using the Site.

Disclaimer

The Site and any information, products or services therein are provided "as is" without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including without limitation, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for use of a particular purpose, or noninfringement. The Site does not warrant that the Site will operate in an uninterrupted or error-free manner or that the Site is free of viruses or other harmful components. Use of information obtained from or through the Site is at your own risk. The site is not liable for any loss or damages including, but not limited to, claims for defamation, errors, loss of data, or interruption in availability of data arising out of the use or inability to use the Site or any links; to your placement of content on the Site; or to your reliance upon information obtained from or through the Site or through links contained on the Site. The Site is not an intermediary, broker/dealer, investment advisor, or exchange and does not provide services as such.

Licenses

In consideration for your agreement to these Terms of Use, the Site grants you a personal, non-exclusive, non-transferable, revocable license to access and use the Site. You may access the material on the Site only for your own personal, non-commercial use. The burden of determining that use of any information obtained from the Site is permissible rests with you. By posting to or otherwise engaging in any communication within the Site, you are granting the Site (or any of its assignees) a perpetual, royalty-free, and irrevocable right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, sublicense, create derivative works from, transfer, and sell any such information.

Choice of Law and Forum

You agree that any dispute arising out of or relating to these Terms of Use or any content posted to the Site, including copies and republication thereof, whether based in contract, tort, statute, or other law, will be governed by the laws of the State of California, without regard to its conflict of laws provisions. You further consent to the personal jurisdiction of and exclusive venue in the federal and state courts located in and serving Los Angeles County, California as the legal forum for any such dispute.

Trademarks

"buzztap" is a trademark of the Site. All other sub-sites and proprietary tools within the Site are trademarks of the Site. All other brands and names are the property of their respective owners. All graphics on the Site are trademarks of the Site or Site-affiliated people or entities. Use, reproduction, copying, or redistribution of trademarks, without the written permission of the Site or Site-affiliated people and entities, is prohibited. All other trademarks or servicemarks appearing on the Site are the marks of their respective owners.

Copyright Policy

Pursuant to 17 USC 512 as amended by Title II of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (the "DMCA"), the Site has instituted procedures to receive written notification of claimed infringements and to process such claims in accordance with the DMCA. If you believe your copyrights are being infringed, please fill out the Notice of Infringement form below and mail it to support@buzztap.com. The Notice of Infringement contains requested information that substantively complies with the safe harbor provisions of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, 17 USC 512(c)(3)(A), providing that to be effective under this subsection, a notification of claimed infringement must be a written communication provided to the designated agent of a service provider that includes substantially the following: A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed. Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that Site. 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 the service provider to locate the material. Information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to contact the complaining party such as an address, telephone number, and if available, an electronic mail address at which the complaining party may be contacted. A statement that the complaining party has a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent or the law. A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed. Notification from a copyright owner or from a person authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner that fails to comply substantially with the provisions above shall not be considered as providing actual knowledge or an awareness of facts or circumstances from which infringing activity is apparent.

Unauthorized Use

Unauthorized use of the Site in connection with the transmission of unsolicited e-mail, including the transmission of e-mail in violation of this policy, may result in civil, criminal, or administrative penalties against the sender and those assisting the sender.

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify and hold the Site and any Site-affiliated person or entity harmless from any claims, losses or damages, including legal fees, resulting from your violation of these Terms of Use, your use of the Site or your placement of any content onto the Site, and to fully cooperate in the Site's or any Site-affiliated person's or entity's defense against any such claims.

Integration

These Terms of Use constitute the entire agreement between you and the Site and any Site-affiliated persons or parties with respect to the subject matter herein and supersede any and all prior or contemporaneous oral or written agreements.