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When you send an e-mail or other communications to Global through the Site or otherwise we may retain those communications in order to process your inquiry, respond to your request or improve our services.
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Message Board Rules and Etiquette
Global asks that you respect the Site’s online community as well as other individuals participating within the Site’s online community. In addition, you agree not to:
- Participate in off-topic discussions;
- Impersonate or represent the Site or the Site’s or Global’s staff or other industry professionals;
- Solicit an “Ecoseed” member's password or other account information;
- Harvest screen names for any purpose;
- Use racially or ethnically offensive language;
- Discuss, solicit or incite illegal activity;
- Disrupt the flow of discussions on the message boards or chat in chat rooms in any manner, including, without limitation, vulgar language, abusiveness, repeatedly hitting the return key or inputting large images to make review of the material on the screen difficult for other participants;
- Use explicit/obscene language or solicit/post sexually explicit images (actual or simulated); or
- Harass, threaten, embarrass or do anything else to a board or chat participant that is unwanted.
Please remember that posted messages and other Material provided by users may represent opinion or judgment. Please be aware that in message boards, people may sometimes post messages or make statements, intentionally or unintentionally, that are misleading, deceptive and wrong. Global will not be responsible for any errors or omissions in postings, for hyperlinks embedded in messages or for any results obtained from the information you get from the Site, including any loss or damage caused by a member's reliance on information obtained through the Site. For your own safety and security, please take independent steps to verify any information on which you intend to rely.
You acknowledge that your submissions, participation in message boards and unauthorized use of any Materials or Third Party Content contained on this Site may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, certain communications statutes and regulations and other applicable laws and regulations, and agree that you are wholly responsible for your actions or the actions of any person using your screen name and/or password. As such, you agree to hold Global entirely harmless from and against any and all costs, damages, liabilities and expenses (including legal fees) incurred by Global in relation to, arising from or for the purpose of avoiding any claim or demand from a third party that your use of the Site or the use of the Site by any person using your screen name and/or password (including, without limitation, your participation in the chat rooms or your Submissions) violates any applicable law or regulation or the rights of any third party.
Disclaimer of Warranty
You acknowledge and agree that this Site may include certain errors, omissions and outdated information which may affect the quality of the Materials and the Third Party Content. You acknowledge that neither the Materials nor the Third Party Content have been independently verified or authenticated in whole or in part by Global, and agree that Global does not warrant the accuracy or timeliness of the Materials or the Third Party Content, and further agree that Global has no liability for any errors or omissions in the Materials and the Third Party Content, whether provided by Global or its licensors.
GLOBAL, FOR ITSELF AND EACH OF ITS LICENSORS, MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES, OR GUARANTEES AS TO THE QUALITY, SUITABILITY, TRUTH, ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF ANY INFORMATION OR MATERIAL CONTAINED ON THE SITE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE MATERIALS, THE THIRD PARTY CONTENT AND THE SUBMISSIONS OF OTHER VISITORS TO THE SITE. UNLESS OTHERWISE EXPLICITLY STATED, TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, THE SITE AND ANY INFORMATION OR MATERIAL CONTAINED ON THE SITE IS PROVIDED TO YOU ON AN "AS-IS" AND "WHERE-IS" BASIS, AND IS FOR PERSONAL USE ONLY. ALL CONDITIONS, REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTY RIGHTS, ARE HEREBY DISCLAIMED.
Limitation of Liability
TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, GLOBAL SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU OR A THIRD PARTY CLAIMING THROUGH YOU FOR ANY DAMAGES SUFFERED AS A RESULT OF YOUR DISPLAYING, COPYING OR DOWNLOADING ANY INFORMATION OR MATERIAL CONTAINED ON THE SITE OR IN RELATION TO YOUR SUBMISSIONS. IN NO EVENT SHALL ECOSEED BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY INDIRECT, EXTRAORDINARY, EXEMPLARY, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING LOSS OF DATA, REVENUE, PROFITS, USE OR OTHER ECONOMIC ADVANTAGE) HOWEVER ARISING, WHETHER FOR BREACH OR IN TORT, EVEN IF ECOSEED HAS BEEN PREVIOUSLY ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE. Certain jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties or limitation of liability for incidental or consequential damages, so the exclusions set forth above may not apply to you.
If you violate these Terms, Global reserves the right to terminate your ability to post submissions without notice. In addition, you agree to terminate your use of the Site upon request. Global’s preferred course of action is to advise you of your inappropriate behavior and recommend any necessary corrective action.
You agree that Global can revise these Terms at any time without notice by updating this posting. You agree that your continued use of the Site after such modifications have been made constitutes your acceptance of such revised Terms.