Lines.com Terms of Use

Welcome to Lines.com. It all boils down to this: what’s on this site belongs to us and we are not responsible for you. The following terms and conditions apply to your use of these Websites, including access to the Services and Content available through the Website. It is your responsibility to read and fully understand these terms and conditions before using the Website by accessing Content or using Services. BY USING THE WEBSITE, ACCESSING CONTENT, OR USING THE SERVICES YOU ARE CONSENTING TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS IN THIS TERMS OF SERVICE AGREEMENT AS THEY APPLY TO YOU AND TO YOUR USAGE AND / OR ACCESS OF THE WEBSITE. Your use of this Website, the Services provided and the Content within the Website is also subject to any and all applicable laws and regulations. If you do not agree to ANY of the terms of services in this agreement (the “TOS”), you should not use this Website, its Services or access Content. Your use of the Website, Services and Content is also governed by our Privacy Policy, which you may find through a link on our homepage as well as most of the other pages of the Website.

1. TERMS OF SERVICE

Lines.com provides the Website, the Services and the Content to you subject to the following Terms of Service (“TOS”). The TOS may be updated by us from time to time without notification to you so we suggest that you review the TOS occasionally for such changes and to ensure that you are always up-to-date with the latest terms. Additionally, when using any Services or accessing any Content on this Website you will be subject to any posted guidelines or rules applicable to such Services or Content. All such guidelines or rules are hereby incorporated by reference into the TOS.

2. SERVICES AND CONTENT

Lines provides users with a number of features and services, including contests, handicapper picks, statistical review and other interaction as well as non-interactive features, all of which may be updated, deleted or modified from time to time at the sole discretion of Lines. Lines provides access to photos, text, images, logos, statistics and other medial or intellectual property related to or associated with Lines. Unless otherwise stated, the Website, the Content, and the Services are subject to the TOS. You understand and agree that all Content, Services and the Website itself are provided for your non-commercial entertainment and use. Under the TOS, you may download certain Content and / or Services for your own personal enjoyment to a single computing device but you may not re-distribute, modify, republish, or otherwise publicly display any of the Services or Content unless you have prior written permission from Lines. Lines does resume the right to withhold such permission at our sole discretion.

3. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES

YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT:

a. YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE, THE SERVICES AND THE CONTENT HEREIN ARE DONE SO AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE WEBSITE, CONTENT AND SERVICES ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. LINES EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.

b. LINES WILL MAKE NO WARRANTY THAT (i) THE WEBSITE, CONTENT OR SERVICES WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, (ii) THE WEBSITE CONTENT OR SERVICES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, SECURE, TIMELY OR ERROR-FREE, (iii) THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE, CONTENT OR SERVICES WILL BE RELIABLE OR ACCURATE (iv) THE QUALITY OF ANY SERVICES, PRODUCTS, INFORMATION OR OTHER MATERIAL PURCHASED OR OBTAINED BY YOU THROUGH THE WEBSITE, THE CONTENT OR THE SERVICES WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS, AND (v) ANY ERRORS IN THE SOFTWARE OPERATING THE WEBSITE WILL BE CORRECTED.

c. ANY AND ALL MATERIAL THAT IS DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THOURHG THE USE OF THE WEBSITE OR THE SERVICES IS DONE SO AT YOUR OWN RISE AND DISCRETION AND THAT YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM, LOSS OF DATA OR OTHER PROBLEMS THAT RESULT FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY SUCH MATERIAL.

d. NO INFORMATION OR ADVICE, WHETHER WRITTEN OR ORAL, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM THE WEBSITE OR THROUGH THE CONTENT OR SERVICES SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THE TOS.

4. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE AND UNDERSTAND THAT LINES SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, DIRECT, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THOSE DAMAGES THAT RESULT IN LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF LINES HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), RESULTING FROM: (i) THE USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE WEBSITE, CONTENT OR SERVICES; (ii) THE COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES THAT RESULT FROM ANY GOODS, INFORMATION, DATA OR SERVICES PURHCASED OR OBTAINED OR TRANSACTIONS ENTERED OR MESSAGES RECEIVED THROUGH THE WEBSITE, THE CONTENT OR SERVICES; (iii) ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO SUCH DATA; (iv) STATEMENTS OR CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY ON THE WEBSITE, THE CONTENT OR SERVICES; OR (v) ANY OTHER MATTER THAT RELATES TO THE WEBSITE, CONTENT OR SERVICES.

5. EXCLUSIONS AND LIMITATIONS

CERTAIN JURISDICATIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF SOME WARRANTIES OR THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. ACCORDINGLY, SOME OF THE LIMITATIONS STATED ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU IN SECTIONS 17 AND 18.

6. ACCESS TO SERVICES

To use the Website, access Content or use the Services you must have access to the World Wide Web and pay any services fees associated with having this access. You must also provide any and all necessary equipment to ensure such a connection to the World Wide Web, including but not limited to a computer and modem or other access device.

7. BACKGROUND INFORMATION

To use the Services, you may be required to register with Lines by providing certain information about yourself including but not limited to your name and e-mail address. In consideration of your use of the Services, you agree to provide a true and accurate representation of yourself including current and complete information about yourself as requested in connection with the provision of and /or registration for any of the Services, subject to all applicable laws. Providing information that is untrue, inaccurate, incomplete or not current or if Lines has a reasonable grounds to suspect that the information you provided is not true, inaccurate, not current or incomplete gives Lines the right to suspend or terminate your password and / or to refuse any and all current or future use of the Services.

8. ACCESS BY MINORS

You must be at least 18 years old to register and claim prizes at Lines and you are not permitted to access the Website, Content or Services if you are under 18 years of age.

9. PRIVACY POLICY

All information collected about you during the registration process for the use of Lines Services will be used in accordance with our Privacy Policy and any and all applicable laws. Click here to view our privacy policy.

10. MEMBER PASSWORD AND SECURITY

Upon completing the registration process to use the Services you will receive a password for which you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of and for which you will be fully responsible for all activities that occur under. Lines cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with this.

11. MEMBER CONDUCT

In connection with your use of the Website, Content or Services you agree that you will not:

a. post, upload, email or otherwise transmit any content that is unlawful, threatening, abusive, harassing, harmful, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, invasive of anyone’s privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable;

b. harm or make any attempt to harm minors in any way;

c. falsely state, impersonate or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;

d. post, upload, email or otherwise transmit any content that you do not have contractual or fiduciary relationships to transmit under any law (such as proprietary and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships, inside information or information disclosed under nondisclosure agreements);

e. post, upload, email or otherwise transmit any content that infringes on a trademark, patent, copyright, trade secret or other intellectual property right of any party;

f. post, upload, email or otherwise transmit any unauthorized or unsolicited advertising, “junk mail,” “spam,” “chain letters,” promotional materials, “pyramid schemes,” or any other form of solicitation;

g. post, upload, email or otherwise transmit any material that contains computer code, files, programs or software viruses designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer hardware or software or telecommunications equipment;

h. disrupt or otherwise interfere with the Website, Content, Services, networks or servers connected to the Website, Content or Services, or disobey any requirements, policies, procedures, ore regulations of networks connected to the Website, Content or Services;

i. intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable local, state, national or international laws.

j. republish, download, post, transmit, reproduce, distribute, copy, publicly display or otherwise use any Content or any derivative works based on the Website, Content or Services or the Software in whole or in part.

12. USER MESSAGES

a. In terms of any messages, data, information, graphics, images, photographs, know-how techniques, creative ideas, suggestions, concepts, or improvements or other content that you transmit, post, upload or submit to the Website and / or in connection with any of the Services (each “MESSAGE”), you are, by transmitting or uploading such Message, granting Lines a perpetual and royalty-free, non-exclusive, sub-licensable, worldwide and irrevocable right and license to use, modify, publish, translate, reproduce, prepare derivative works based upon, and distribute such Message for any purpose in any form. This license is granted automatically and no payment of any sort will be due to you. At times, Lines may solicit Messages from users. Your provision of any such Messages in response to a solicitation by Lines shall be subject to a grate of a license to Lines as specified above.

b. Any time a user posts any Message to the Website or to any of the Services, Lines shall have the right to review, edit, or delete the Message for any reason at the sole discretion of Lines but will not have any obligation to do so. It is Lines.com’s policy to cooperate fully with any law enforcement authorities and court orders which request or require Lines to disclose personal information or the postings of anyone posting Messages to the Website or any of the Services. Although Lines does monitor and / or review Messages occasionally, it is under no obligation to do so and does not assume any responsibility or liability with respect to any Messages that contain errors, defamatory content, profanity, inaccuracies or pornography.

c. You acknowledge and agree that Lines may preserve and disclose Messages if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to: (a) comply with any legal process; (b) enforce the TOS; (c) respond to any claims that any Message is in violation of third-party rights; or (d) protect the property, rights and personal safety of Lines, its users and the public. You understand that the technical processing and transmission of the Services, including Messages, may involve (a) changes to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting networks or devices; and (b) transmissions over various networks.

13. VOTING

Lines may offer you an opportunity to vote in connection with some events. By casting your vote, you are agreeing to abide by the TOS and any and all voting guidelines posted on the Website.

14. INDEMNITY

You agree to defend, hold harmless and indemnify Lines, the directors, owners, partners, principals, governors, partnerships, employees, affiliates and other related entities, agents, representatives, servants, successors and assigns from and against any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, arising out of Messages you post to, submit or transmit through the Website or the Services, your use of the Website or the Services, your connection to the Website or the Services, your violation of the TOS, or your violation of any rights of another.

15. MODIFICATIONS TO WEBSITE, INCLUDING THE SERVICES

Lines reserves the explicit right to at any time modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Website or Services (or any part thereof) with or without notice.

16. TERMINATION

You agree that Lines may, at its sole discretion, terminate your password or use of the Website and / or the Services, remove and discard any Message within the Services, for any reason, including but not limited to, lack of use or if Lines believes that you have violated or acted inconsistently with the letter or spirit of the TOS. Lines may also, in its sole discretion and at any time, discontinue providing the Services or the Website or any part thereof with or without notice. You agree that such termination or any termination of your access to the Website or the Services under the provision of this TOS may be effected without prior notice, and acknowledge and agree that Lines may immediately delete or deactivate your password and any and all related information and / or files corresponding to your password and / or bar any further access to such files, the Website or the Services.

17. LINES ADVERTISERS AND VENDORS

Your business dealings with, correspondence, or participation in promotions of, advertiser and vendors on or through the Website or the Services, including payment and delivery of goods and services, and any other conditions, warranties, representations associated with such dealings or conditions, are solely between you and such advertiser and / or vendor. You agree that Lines will not be responsible or liable for any damages or loss of any sort which should occur as the result of any such dealings or as the result of the presence of such vendors or advertisers on the Website or in connection with the Services. ALL BUSINESS DEALINGS WITH ADVERTISERS AND VENDORS APPEARING ON THE WEBSITE OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SERVICES SHALL BE AT YOUR SOLE RISK AND DISCRETION.

18. LINKING

The Services and / or the Website may provide, or third parties may provide, links to other World Wide Web sites or resources. Lines has no control over such resources or sites and because of this, you acknowledge and agree that Lines is not responsible for the availability of external sites or resources, nor does it endorse or take responsibility or liability for any advertising, content, products or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. Your also acknowledge and agree that Lines shall not be liable or responsible, either directly or indirectly, for any loss or damage caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use of or reliance on any such goods, services, or content available on or through any such site or resource.

19. PROPRIETARY RIGHTS

All Content and Services on the Website are property of Lines.com and are licensed exclusively to Lines. The Content and Services may not be reproduced without prior written consent from Line. You agree and understand that (i) any and all Software used in conjunction with the Website, Content and Services (the “Software”) contains confidential and proprietary information which is protected by applicable laws including intellectual property laws and other applicable laws and are either owned or licensed by Lines; and (ii) all content in sponsor advertisements and any information presented to your through the Website, Content or Services or through the advertisers within the Website, Content or Services or advertisers is protected by trademarks, services marks, copyrights, patents or other proprietary rights by law. YOU AGREE NOT TO REPRODUCE, UPLOAD, POST, REPUBLISH, DISTRIBUTE, COPY, TRANSMIT, PUBLICLY DISPLAY OR OTHERWISE USE ANY CONTENT OR ANY DERIVATIVE WORKS BASED ON THE WEBSITE, CONTENT OR SERVICES OR THE SOFTWARE, IN WHOLE OR IN PART, EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY AUTHORIZED BY LINES OR THE ADVERTISERS.

20. NOTICE

Occasionally the Website may provide you with notices of changes in the TOS or other matters by displaying such notices or links to notices to you generally on the Services or such notices may be made available to you via email or regular mail.

21. LINKING TO THE WEBSITE

Any and all links to the Website must be to www.lines.com, the Website home page. “Deep Linking” to internal pages of the Website is expressly prohibited. Further, no link to the Website may be “framed” in a manner to the extent such frame contains any advertising, commercial text or graphics or other forms of sponsoring.

22. GENERAL PROVISIONS

The TOS and the relationship between you and Lines shall be governed by the laws of the United States without regard to its conflict of law provisions. The TOS constitute the entire agreement between you and Lines and governs the use of the Website, Content and Services, superseding any prior agreements between you and Lines. Additional terms and conditions may apply when using affiliate services, third-party software or third-party content. You and Lines agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located in the country of the United States of America. Failure of Lines to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the TOS shall not constitute any waiver of such right or provision. Should a provision of the TOS be found by a court of law to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties’ intentions as they are reflected in the provision, and any other provisions of the TOS will remain in full effect and force despite rulings. Regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, you agree that, any claim or cause of action that arises out of or related to the use of the Services or the TOS must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arises or be forever barred from claim or action. Any and all section titles in the TOS are for your convenience only and have no contractual or legal effect. The Laws and Courts of the United States govern any dispute that arises out of the use of the Website.

If you have any questions or comments about our use of personal information, please contact us at:

Lines.com Inc.
5 Penn Plaza
23rd Floor
New York, NY 10001
Phone: 1 (800) 372-9565
info@lines.com

 


 
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