Updated: August 5, 2015
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These site Terms and Conditions of Use (“Terms”) apply to your access to, and use of, this and other websites operated by or exclusively for WP Developers Club (“WPDC”, collectivity “we”, “our”, or “us”) regardless of domain name or IP address (collectively “Site” or “Sites”) and features and applications accessible through, or in connection with, the Sites (collectively the “Services”).
Certain Services may be subject to additional terms and conditions (collectively “Additional Terms”) as may be set forth in these Terms, on the Sites, or in connection with your use of such Services, and your use of such Services constitutes your agreement to all applicable Additional Terms and such Additional Terms are hereby incorporated by reference into these Terms.
PLEASE READ THESE TERMS CAREFULLY AS THEY CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS, REMEDIES, AND OBLIGATIONS. BY ACCESSING OR USING ANY OF THE SITES OR THE SERVICES, YOU ARE ENTERING INTO A LEGAL CONTRACT WITH US, THE TERMS OF WHICH GOVERN YOUR USE OF THE SITES. ACCORDINGLY, BY YOUR ACCESS OR USE YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS DESCRIBED HEREIN AND ALL ADDITIONAL TERMS INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO ALL OF THESE TERMS, DO NOT USE THE SITES OR THE SERVICES.
User Content and Conduct
The Sites or the Services may include public or restricted access discussion forums, or other interactive areas or services (“Interactive Areas”), including chat rooms or message boards, online hosting or storage services, mobile applications, tablet applications, or other areas or services in which you or other users create, post or store any content, messages, materials, data, information, text, music, sound, photos, video, graphics, code or other items or materials on the Sites (“User Content”). Interactive Areas are provided “as is”. You are solely responsible for your use of such Interactive Areas and use them at your own risk.
If you post User Content, you agree that your User Content will be accessible and viewed by others. You agree not to post, upload to, transmit, distribute, store, create or otherwise publish through the Sites any of the following:
- User Content that is unlawful, libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, indecent, lewd, suggestive, harassing, threatening, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, abusive, inflammatory, fraudulent or otherwise objectionable;
- User Content that would constitute, encourage or provide instructions for a criminal offense, violate the rights of any party, or that would otherwise create liability or violate any local, state, national or international law, including, without limitation, the regulations of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission or any rules of a securities exchange such as the New York Stock Exchange, the American Stock Exchange or the NASDAQ;
- User Content that may infringe any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other intellectual or proprietary right of any party;
- User Content that impersonates any person or entity or otherwise misrepresents your affiliation with a person or entity;
- Any unauthorized commercial use such as, but not limited to, engaging in unsolicited promotions, political campaigning, advertising, or solicitations, hyperlinking off of the Sites, or collecting names and emails addresses for the purpose of sending unsolicited emails;
- Private information of any third party, including, without limitation, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, Social Security numbers, and credit card numbers;
- Viruses, corrupted data or other harmful, disruptive or destructive files; and
- User Content that, in our sole judgment, is objectionable or which restricts or inhibits any other person from using or enjoying the Interactive Areas or the Sites, or which may expose us or our users to any harm or liability of any type.
This list of prohibitions provides examples and is not complete or exclusive.
By posting any User Content, you represent and warrant that you have the lawful right to distribute and reproduce such User Content.
You further agree not to access or attempt to access any Interactive Areas which you are not authorized to access or to provide or facilitate access to any nonpublic Interactive Area by any unauthorized user.
Any use of the Interactive Areas or other portions of the Sites, the Site Materials or the Services in violation of these Terms, including the foregoing, may result in, among other things, termination or suspension of your rights to use the Interactive Areas and/or the Sites, the Site Materials or the Services.
Except as explicitly indicated in these Terms, or unless otherwise indicated on the Sites or in connection with your use of the Services, if you post User Content to any of the Sites or in connection with the Services, you retain all rights in and to such User Content. You grant us, our affiliates, and third party service providers a nonexclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable and fully sublicensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform, and display such User Content throughout the world in any media. You grant us,, our affiliates and sublicensees the right to use the name that you submit in connection with such User Content, at their sole discretion. You specifically acknowledge and agree that we have the right to sell, license and/or display any advertising, promotional and distribution rights in connection with your User Content and we will be entitled to retain any and all revenue generated from any sales or licenses of such advertising, promotional or distribution rights. No royalties will be paid to you or any third party for your User Content. Nothing in these Terms obligates or may be deemed to obligate us to sell, license or offer to sell or license any advertising, promotion or distribution rights. You represent and warrant that:
- you own and control all of the rights to the User Content that you post or you otherwise have the right to post such User Content to the Sites and license such User Content to WPDC and its affiliates as herein provided;
- the User Content is accurate and not misleading; and
- use and posting of the User Content you supply does not violate these Terms and will not violate any rights of or cause injury to any person or entity.
Representations; Registration Data; Account Security
In consideration of your use of any of the Sites, the Site Materials and the Services, you represent you are of legal age to form a binding contract. In consideration of your use of any of the Sites, the Site Materials and Services, you agree to:
- provide accurate, current and complete information about you as may be prompted by any registration forms on the Sites (“Registration Data”);
- maintain and be solely responsible for the security of your password and identification;
- maintain and promptly update the Registration Data, and any other information you provide to us, to keep it accurate, current and complete; and
- accept all risks of unauthorized access to the Registration Data and any other information you provide to us.
Submissions Relating to Site(s) or Services
You acknowledge and agree that, except for User Content submitted in an Interactive Area, any materials, including but not limited to questions, comments, suggestions, ideas, plans, notes, drawings, original or creative materials, images or other information regarding the Sites, the Site Materials the Services or provided by you by participating in surveys hosted by WPDC, or any third party vendors, on the Sites or other sites, in the form of email, or any other submissions to us, or any postings on the Sites, are non-confidential and shall be our sole property, and that upon submission of such materials to us you thereby assign without additional consideration all right, title or interest you may hold in such materials to us. We shall own exclusive rights, including all intellectual property rights, and shall be entitled to the unrestricted use and dissemination of these materials for any purpose, commercial or otherwise, without acknowledgment or compensation to you.
Any software and all underlying information and technology downloaded or viewed from these Sites or in connection with the Services (collectively the “Software or Technical Data”) by you may be subject to U.S. export controls, including the Export Administration Act (50 U.S.C. Appx. §§ 2401 et seq.) and the Export Administration Regulations (50 C.F.R. Parts 730-774), and may be subject to export or import regulations in other countries. You are solely responsible for complying with all trade regulations and laws, both foreign and domestic, in your use and viewing of the Sites, the Site Materials and the Services, including without limitation, the Software or Technical Data. Except as authorized by law, you agree and warrant not to export or re-export the Software or Technical Data to any county, or to any person, entity, or end-user subject to U.S. export controls, including without limitation persons or entities listed on the U.S. Department of Commerce Bureau of Export Administration’s Denied Parties List and the U.S. Department of Treasury’s Specially Designated Nationals. You further represent and warrant that no U.S. federal agency has suspended, revoked, or denied your export privileges.
You are responsible for all of your activity in connection with the Services. Any fraudulent, abusive, or otherwise illegal activity may be grounds for termination of your right to access or use the Services. You may not post or transmit, or cause to be posted or transmitted, any communication or solicitation designed or intended to obtain password, account, or private information from any WPDC user. Use of the Services to violate the security of any computer network, crack passwords or security encryption codes, transfer or store illegal material (including material that may be considered threatening or obscene), or engage in any kind of illegal activity is expressly prohibited. You will not run Maillist, Listserv, any form of auto-responder, or “spam” on the Services, or any processes that run or are activated while you are not logged on to the Sites, or that otherwise interfere with the proper working of or place an unreasonable load on the Services’ infrastructure. Further, the use of manual or automated software, devices, or other processes to “crawl” or “spider” any page of the Sites is strictly prohibited. You will not decompile, reverse engineer, or otherwise attempt to obtain the source code of the Services. You will be responsible for withholding, filing, and reporting all taxes, duties and other governmental assessments associated with your activity in connection with the Services. You may not transfer your account to anyone without express prior written consent of WPDC.
We make no claim or representation regarding, and accepts no responsibility for, the quality, content, nature, or reliability of third-party web sites accessible by hyperlink from the Sites, or web sites linking to the Sites. Such sites are not under the control of us and we are not responsible for the contents of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site, or any review, changes or updates to such sites. We provide these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply affiliation, endorsement, or adoption by us of any site or any information contained therein. When you leave the Sites, these Terms will no longer govern your Internet browser session. Your use of any site to which you navigate from the Sites will be subject to that site’s terms, if any, and its privacy and data gathering policies. It shall be your sole responsibility to review the applicable terms and policies, including privacy and data gathering practices, of any site to which you navigate from the Sites.
You are granted a limited, non-exclusive right to create a text hyperlink to publicly available Sites for noncommercial purposes, provided such link does not portray us or any of our products and services in a false, misleading, derogatory or otherwise defamatory manner or light, and provided further that the linking site does not contain any adult or illegal material or any material that is, in our sole opinion, offensive, harassing or otherwise objectionable. This limited right may be revoked at any time. You may not use our logo or other proprietary graphic of ours to link to the Sites without our express prior written permission. Further, you may not use, frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any trademark, logo or other proprietary information, including the images found at the Sites, the content of any text or the layout/design of any page or form contained on a page on the Sites without our express prior written permission. Except as expressly stated in the Terms, you are not conveyed any right or license by implication, usage, custom, estoppel or otherwise in or under any patent, trademark, copyright or proprietary right of us or any third party.
Third Party Content and Applications
Our Sites may include third party content on the Sites and may provide links to web pages and content of third parties (collectively the “Third Party Content”) as a service to those interested in this information, including content and views of various individuals such as subject matter experts or members of the public. The views expressed in such Third Party Content should not be construed as representing our views. In addition, the Sites may include certain applications, features, programs and services provided by third parties (the “Third Party Applications”). We do not monitor Third Party Content or Third Party Applications and can make no guarantee as to the accuracy or completeness of such Third Party Content or Third Party Applications. We are not responsible or liable in any manner for any Third Party Content or Third Party Applications, or for any loss, liability, harm or damages of any sort incurred as the result of your use thereof or access thereto, and we make no representations or warranties in connection with any Third Party Content or Third Party Applications, which at all times and in each instance is provided “as is.” Third Party Applications may be subject to additional terms and conditions or agreements between you and the provider of such Third Party Applications as may be provided to you in connection therewith, and you agree to fully comply with all such additional terms, conditions and agreements. Users use such Third Party Content and Third Party Applications at their own risk.
Third Party Products, Services, Advertisements and Promotions
We may provide information about or links to third party products or services on the Sites or may run third party advertisements or promotions on the Sites. Your business dealings or correspondence with, or participation in promotions of, such third parties, and any terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings or promotions, are solely between you and such third party. We are not responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings or promotions or as the result of the presence of such advertisers or third party information on the Sites.
Copyright, License, and Trademarks
Copyright and Limited License
Unless otherwise indicated in the Sites, the Sites, the Services and all content and other materials on the Sites including, without limitation, the WPDC logos, and all designs, text, graphics, pictures, information, data, software, routines, documentation, technology, sound files, other files, and the selection and arrangement thereof (collectively, the “Site Materials”) are the proprietary property of WODC, or its licensors or users and are protected by U.S. and international copyright and other laws. You are granted a limited license, without the right to sublicense, to access and use the Sites, the Site Materials and the Services, and to print hard copy portions of the Site Materials, for your educational, non-commercial and personal use only. Such license is subject to these Terms, the applicable Additional Terms, if any, and any other applicable terms and conditions, and without limiting any of the foregoing, you expressly agree not to:
- resell, lease, transfer, lend, timeshare, syndicate, or commercially use the Sites, Site Materials or the Services;
- decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble, or otherwise attempt to derive any source code from the Sites, the Site Materials or the Services;
- distribute, publicly perform, or publicly display the Sites, the Site Materials or the Services;
- modify, adapt, translate, or create any derivative works of the Sites, the Site Materials, the Services or any portion thereof;
- use any data mining, crawlers, spiders, robots, or similar data gathering or extraction methods;
- download, index, or in any non-transitory manner store or cache any portion of the Sites, the Site Materials, the Services or any information contained therein, except as expressly permitted on the Sites;
- remove, deface, obscure, or alter any copyright, trademark or other proprietary rights notices affixed to or provided in connection with the Sites, the Site Materials or any Services;
- create or attempt to create a substitute or similar service or product through the use of or access to the Sites, the Site Materials, the Services or any proprietary information related thereto; or
- use the Sites, the Site Materials or the Services other than for its intended purpose.
Any use or attempted use of the Sites, the Site Materials, or the Services other than as specifically authorized herein, without our express prior written permission, or our licensors, is strictly prohibited and will, among other things, terminate the license granted herein. Such unauthorized use or attempted use may also violate applicable laws, including without limitation, copyright and trademark laws and applicable communications regulations and statutes. Except as explicitly stated herein, nothing in these Terms or any applicable Additional Terms shall be construed as conferring any license to any intellectual property rights, whether by estoppel, implication or otherwise. This license is revocable at any time, in our sole discretion.
Repeat Infringer Policy
In accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) and other applicable law, we will terminate, in appropriate circumstances and at our sole discretion, users, subscribers or account holders who are deemed to be repeat infringers. We may also, at our sole discretion, limit access to the Sites and/or terminate the accounts of any users who infringe any intellectual property rights of others, whether or not there is any repeat infringement.
If you believe that any material on any of the Sites infringes upon any copyright which you own or control, you or your designee, acting as a “Complaining Party”, may send a notification of such claimed infringement to our Designated Agent as set forth below:
WP Developers Club
support @ wpdevelopersclub.com
To be effective, a notification of claimed infringement must be a written communication provided to the Designated Agent and include substantially the following:
- A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
- Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single Site 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 us to locate the material.
- Information reasonably sufficient to permit our or our designee’s contact with the Complaining Party, such as a current, valid 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.
All logos and any other product or service name or slogan contained in the Sites are trademarks of WPDC, their suppliers or licensors, and may not be copied, imitated or used, in whole or in part, without our express prior written permission or the applicable trademark holder. You may not use any meta tags or any other “hidden text” utilizing “WPDC”, “or any other name, trademark or product or service name of WPDC without our express prior written permission. In addition, the look and feel of the Sites, including all page headers, custom graphics, button icons and scripts, is the service mark, trademark and/or trade dress of WPDC, and may not be copied, imitated or used, in whole or in part, without our express prior written permission. All other trademarks, service marks, logos, and product names published on the Sites are the property of their respective owners. Reference to any products, services, processes, or other information, by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, supplier or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation thereof by us.
Disclaimers, Indemnification, and Liability
EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY PROVIDED TO THE CONTRARY IN A WRITING BY US, THE SITES, THE SITE MATERIALS CONTAINED THEREIN, THE SERVICES, , AND ALL CONTENT MADE AVAILABLE ON, CONTAINED IN, OR ACCESSED THROUGH THE SITES ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. WE AND DISCLAIM ALL OTHER WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT AS TO THE INFORMATION, CONTENT AND MATERIALS IN THE SITES. WE DO NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THE CONTENT AND MATERIALS ON THE SITES OR THE SERVICES ARE ACCURATE, COMPLETE, RELIABLE, CURRENT OR ERROR-FREE. WE DO NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THE SITES OR THEIR HOST SERVERS ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS OR OMISSIONS RELATING TO PRICING, TEXT OR IMAGERY. WHILE WE ATTEMPT TO MAKE YOUR ACCESS AND USE OF THE SITES AND THE SERVICES SAFE, WE CAN NOT AND WE DO NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THE SITES OR THE SERVICES ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS; THEREFORE, YOU SHOULD USE INDUSTRY-RECOGNIZED SOFTWARE TO DETECT AND DISINFECT VIRUSES FROM ANY DOWNLOAD. We each reserve the right to change or delete any and all Site Materials or User Content contained in the Sites and any Services offered through the Sites at any time without notice. Reference to any products, services, processes, or other information, by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, supplier, or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation thereof, or any affiliation therewith, by us.
Limitation of Liability
IN NO EVENT SHALL WE, OUR AFFILIATED COMPANIES, THEIR DIRECTORS, AFFILIATES, MEMBERS, EMPLOYEES OR AGENTS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, SPECIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF PROFITS OR LOSS OF DATA, WHETHER IN AN ACTION IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO NEGLIGENCE), EQUITY OR OTHERWISE, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITES, THE SITE MATERIALS, THE SERVICES, THE GOOGLE APPS, THE INTERACTIVE AREAS, OR THE USER CONTENT, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY DAMAGES CAUSED BY OR RESULTING FROM RELIANCE BY USER ON ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED FROM US OR THAT RESULT FROM MISTAKES, OMISSIONS, INTERRUPTIONS, DELETION OF FILES OR EMAIL, ERRORS, DEFECTS, VIRUSES, DELAYS IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION OR ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, WHETHER OR NOT RESULTING FROM ACTS OF GOD, COMMUNICATIONS FAILURE, THEFT, DESTRUCTION OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO TYI’S RECORDS, PROGRAMS OR SERVICES. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AGGREGATE LIABILITY OF US, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, WARRANTY, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE, WHETHER ACTIVE, PASSIVE OR IMPUTED), PRODUCT LIABILITY, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHER THEORY, ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITES, THE SITE MATERIALS, THE SERVICES, THE INTERACTIVE AREAS OR THE USER CONTENT EXCEED ANY COMPENSATION YOU PAY, IF ANY, TO US FOR ACCESS TO OR USE OF THE SITES.
Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in these Terms, we reserve the right, without notice and in its sole discretion, to terminate your license to use the Sites, the Site Materials, the Services or any portion thereof, and to block or prevent your future access to and use of any of the Sites, the Site Materials or the Services.
If any provision of these Terms shall be deemed unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable by a court of competent jurisdiction, then that provision shall be modified by such court to the minimum extent necessary to make such provision enforceable and, if such modification is not possible, such provision shall be deemed severable from these Terms and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.
Applicable Law and Venue
These Terms and your use of the Sites, the Site Materials and the Services (except as otherwise may be provided with respect to Third Party Applications) shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Wisconsin applicable to agreements made and to be entirely performed within the State of Wisconsin, without resort to its conflict of law provisions. You agree that any action at law or in equity arising out of or relating to these Terms (except as may be provided with respect to third party copyright complaints) shall be filed only in the state and federal courts located in Brown County, Wisconsin and you hereby irrevocably and unconditionally consent and submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of such courts over any suit, action or proceeding arising out of these Terms.
Revisions to Terms
We may revise these Terms at any time by posting an updated version. You should visit this page periodically to review the most current Terms, because you are bound by them. Your continued use of the Service after a change to these Terms constitutes your binding acceptance of these Terms.
Questions or Comments
Questions about the Terms may be sent to support @ wpdevelopersclub.com.