Steel City Buzz
You are responsible for your use of the Services, for any content you post to the Services, and for any consequences thereof. The Content you submit, post, display will be able to be viewed by other users of the Services and through third party services and websites. You should only provide Content that you are comfortable sharing with other under these Terms. What you post on Steel City Buzz may be viewed all around the world instantly. Make sure you are comfortable with your content.
You many use the Services only if you can form a binding contract with Steel City Buzz and are not a person barred from receiving Services under the Laws of the United States or other applicable jurisdiction. 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 that Steel City Buzz provides are always evolving and form and nature of the Services that Steel City Buzz provides may change from time to time without prior notice to you. In addition, Steel City Buzz may stop (permanently or temporarily) providing the Services (or any features within the Services) to you or to users generally and may not be able to provide you with prior notice. We also retain the right to create limits on use and storage at our sole discretion at any time without prior notice to you.
The Services may include advertisements, which may be targeted to the Content or information on the Services, queries made though the Services, or other information. The types and extent of advertising by Steel City Buzz on the Services are subject to change. In consideration for Steel City Buzz granting you access to and use of the Services, you agree that Steel City Buzz and its third party providers and partners may place such advertising on the Services or in connection with the display of Content or information from the Services whether submitted by you or others.
You can opt-out of some communications from Steel City Buzz including some Push Notifications, newsletters, etc.
You are responsible for safeguarding the password that you use to access the Services 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 letter, numbers and symbols) with your account. Steel City Buzz cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with the above requirements.
Content on the Services
All Content, whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, is the sole responsibility of the person who originated such Content. We many not monitor or control the Content posted via the Services and, we cannot take responsibility for such Content. Any use or reliance on any Content or 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 or 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 will Steel City Buzz be liable in any way 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.
You retain your rights to any Content you submit, post, or display on or through Services. By submitting, posting or displaying Content on or through the Services, you grant us worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free license (with right to sub-license) to use, copy, reproduce, process, adapt, modify, publish, transmit, display and distribute such Content in any and all media or distribution methods (now known and later developed).
This license is you authorizing us to make your posts available to the rest of the world and to let others do the same.
You agree that this license includes the right for Steel City Buzz to make such Content available to other companies, organizations or individuals who partner with Steel City Buzz for the syndication, broadcast, distribution or publication of such Content on other media and services, subject to our terms and conditions for such Content use.
Such additional uses by Steel City Buzz, or other companies, organizations or individuals who partner with Steel City Buzz, 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.
We may modify or adapt your Content in order to transmit, display or distribute it over computer networks and in various media and/or make changes to your Content as are necessary to confirm and adapt that Content to any requirements or limitations of any networks, devices, services or media.
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 our partners may rebroadcast your Content and if you do not have the right to submit Content for such use, it may subject you to liability. Steel City Buzz will not be responsible or liable for any use of your Content by Steel City Buzz in accordance with these Terms. 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.
Steel City Buzz gives you a personal, worldwide, royalty-free, non-assignable and non-exclusive license to use the software provided to you by Steel City Buzz as part of the Services. This license is for the sole purpose of enabling you to use and enjoy the benefit of the Services provided by Steel City Buzz, in the manner permitted by these Terms.
Steel City Buzz Rights
All right, title, and interest in and to the Services (excluding Content by the Users) are and will remain the exclusive property of Steel City Buzz and its licensors. Copyright, trademark, and other laws of both the United States and foreign countries protect the Services. Nothing in the Terms gives you a right to use the Steel City Buzz name or any of the Steel City Buzz trademarks, logos, domain names, and other distinctive brand features. Any feedback, comments, or suggestions you may provide Steel City Buzz or our Services is entirely voluntary and we will be free to use such feedback, comments or suggestions as we see fit and without any obligation to you.
Restrictions on Content and Use of Services
We reserve the right at all times (but will not have an obligation) to remove or refuse to distribute any Content on the Services and to terminate users or reclaim usernames. Please review the Steel City Buzz rules (which are part of these Terms) to better understand who is prohibited on the Service. We also reserve the right to access, read, preserve, and disclose any information as we reasonably believe is necessary to (i) satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, (ii) enforce the Terms, including investigation of potential violations of hereof (iii) detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues, (iv) respond to user support requests, or (v) protect the rights, property or safety of Steel City Buzz, its users and the public.
Except as permitted through the Services (or these Terms), you have the use Steel City Buzz Services if you want to reproduce, modify, create derivative works, distribute, sell transfer, publicly display, publically perform, transmit, or otherwise use the Content or Services.
We encourage and permit broad re-use of Content. The Steel City Buzz Services has sharing functions that all Users the opportunity to share Content with other major social network outlets
You may not do any of the following while accessing or using the Services: (i) access, tamper with, or use non-public areas of the Services, Steel City Buzz computer systems, or the technical delivery systems of Steel City Buzz providers; (ii) probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of any system or network or breach or circumvent any security or authentication measures; (iii) access or search or attempt to access or search the Services by any means (automated or otherwise) other than through our currently available, published interfaces that are provided by Steel City Buzz (and only pursuant to those terms and conditions), unless you have been specifically allowed to do so in a separate agreement with Steel City Buzz (NOTE: crawling the Services is permissible if done in accordance with the provisions of the robots.txt file, however, scraping the Services without prior consent of Steel City Buzz is expressly prohibited); (iv) forge any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in any email or posting, or in any way use the Service to send altered, deceptive or false source-identifying information; or (v) 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 undue burden on the Services.
Steel City Buzz Rules
Our goal is to provide you with a Service that allows you to discover and receive content from sources that interest you as well as to share your content with others. We respect the ownership of the content that users share and each user is responsible for the content that he or she provides. Because of these principles, we do not actively monitor users’ content and will not censor user content, except in limited circumstances describe below.
Content Boundaries and Use of Steel City Buzz
In order to provide the Steel City Buzz service and the ability to communicate and stay connected with others, there are some limitations on the type of content that can be published on Steel City Buzz. The limitations comply with legal requirements and make Steel City Buzz a better experience for all. We may need to change these rules from time to time and reserve the right to do so.
1. Impersonation: You may not impersonate others through Steel City Buzz in a manner that does or is intended to mislead, confuse, or deceive others.
2. Trademark: We reserve the right to reclaim user names on behalf of businesses or individuals that hold legal claim or trademark on those user names. Accounts using business names and/or logos to mislead others will be permanently suspended.
3. Privacy: You may not publish or post other people’s private and confidential information, such as credit card numbers, street address or Social Security Identity numbers, without their express authorization and permission.
4. Violence and Threats: You may not publish or post direct, specific threats of violence against others.
5. Copyright: We will respond to clear and complete notices of alleged copyright infringement. Our copyright procedures are set forth in Terms of Service.
6. Unlawful Use: You may not use our service for any unlawful purposes for promotion of illegal activities. International users agree with all local laws regarding online conduct and acceptable content.
Spam and Abuse
Steel City Buzz strives to protect its users from spam and abuse. Technical abuse and user abuse is not tolerated on Steel City Buzz and will result in permanent suspension. Any accounts engaging in the activities specified below are subject to permanent suspension.
Your account may be suspended for Term of Service violations if any of the above is true. Accounts created to replace suspended accounts will be permanently suspended. Accounts engaging in any of these behaviors may be investigated for abuse. Accounts under investigation may be removed from Search for quality. Steel City Buzz reserves the right to immediately terminate your account without further notice in the event that, in our judgment, you violate these Rules or the Terms of Service.
Steel City Buzz respects the intellectual property of others and expects users of the Services to do the same. We will respond to notices of alleged copyright infringement that comply with applicable law and are properly provided to us. If you believe that your Content has been copied in any way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide us with the following information: (i) a physical or electronic signature of the copyright owner or a person authorized to act on their behalf; (ii) identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed; (iii) identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to 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; (iv) your contact information, including your address, telephone number, and an email address; (v) 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 copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and (vi) a statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that you are authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner.
We reserve the right to remove Content alleged to be infringing without prior notice and at our sole discretion. In appropriate circumstance, Steel City Buzz will also terminate a user’s account if the user is determined to be a repeat infringer. Our designated copyright agent for notice of alleged copyright infringement appearing on the Service is:
Steel City Buzz
c/o MCD Law Partners, LLC
500 Office Center Drive, Suite 400
Ft. Washington PA 19034
The Services are available “AS-IS”
Your access to and use of the Services or 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, STEEL CITY BUZZ AND ITS PARTNERS DISCLAIM ANY WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, 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. Steel City Buzz will 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 Steel City Buzz 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 Steel City Buzz or through the Services, will create any warranty not expressly made herein.
The Services may contain links to third-party websites or resources. You acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible for (i) the availability or accuracy of such websites or resources; or (ii) the content, products, or services, available from such websites or resources. Links to such websites or resources do not imply any endorsement by Steel City Buzz 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.
Limitation of Liability
TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, STEEL CITY BUZZ AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, PARTNERS, AND LICENSORS WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOSS OF PROFITS, DATA, USE , GOOD-WILL, OR OTHER INTANGIBLE 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 STEEL CITY BUZZ HAS BEEN INFORMAED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE, AND EVEN IF A REMEDY SET FORTH HEREIN IS FOUND TO HAVE FAILED OF ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE.
Certain 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.
Waiver and Severability
The failure of Steel City Buzz 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 the Terms will remain in full force and effect.
Controlling Law and Jurisdiction
These Terms and any action related thereto will be governed by the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania without regard to or application of its conflict of law provisions or your state or country of residence. All claims, legal proceedings or litigation arising in connection with the Services will be brought solely in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, and you consent to the jurisdiction of and venue in such courts and waive any objection as to inconvenience forum. If you are accepting these Terms on behalf of a United States federal government entity that is legally unable to accept the controlling law, jurisdiction or venue clauses above, the those clauses do not apply to you but instead these Terms and any action related thereto will be governed by the laws of the United States of America (without reference to conflict of laws) and, in the absence of federal law and to the extent permitted under federal law, the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (excluding law of choice).
We may revise these Terms from time to time, the most current version will always be at www.steelcitybuzz/terms. If the revision, in our sole discretion, is material we will notify you via a Steel City Buzz update or e-mail to the email 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.
The Services are operated and provided by Steel City Buzz, c/o LaunchFarm Apps, LLC, Victory Fire House, Bethlehem, PA 18080. If you have any questions about these Terms, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Effective: October 8, 2011