TERMS OF SERVICE
LAST REVISED: September 19, 2009
Acknowledgment and Acceptance of Terms of Service
Sidelime, LLC ("Sidelime", "we" or "us") provides certain services (described below) on or through our website, www.santeecourtlive.com (together with any related websites and mobile services operated by Sidelime, including www.cositu.com and www.sidelime.com, the "Site"). By using our Site, you agree to the following terms and conditions (the "Terms of Service"). These Terms of Service comprise the entire agreement between you and Sidelime and supersede all prior agreements between the parties regarding the subject matter contained herein.
The Site provides a social networking service for the residential community Santee Court (located at 722 S. Los Angeles St., Los Angeles, CA, 90014, henceforth known as the "Community") that allows residents, property managers, and online visitors to interact, communicate, share information, view and contribute content, and organize events.
By using the Site or the Cositu Service (as defined below), you agree to be bound by this Agreement, whether you are a "Visitor", which means that you simply browse the Site, including through a mobile device, or otherwise use the Cositu Service (as defined below) without being registered, or you are a "Guest" which means that you have registered with the Site, or you are a "Resident" which means that you have registered with the Site and are a resident of the Community, or you are a "Property Manager", which means you are an authorized representative of the Property Management company in charge of the Community. The term "User" refers to a Visitor, Guest, Resident, or Property Manager. The term "Member" refers to a Guest, Resident, or Property Manager. You are only authorized to use the Cositu Service (as defined below), regardless of whether your access or use is intended, if you agree to abide by all applicable laws and the terms of this Agreement. Please read this Agreement and save it.
In addition, when using particular services on or through the Site, you shall be subject to any posted policies and guidelines applicable to such services, including any terms or conditions applicable to services provided in conjunction with any of our content and service partners. All such rules and guidelines are hereby incorporated by reference into these Terms of Service. If you do not understand or agree with these Terms of Service, please do not use the Site or the Cositu Service (as defined below) and do not register to be a Member of the Site. If you have any questions or concerns regarding these Terms of Service, please let us know by emailing us at email@example.com. BY COMPLETING THE REGISTRATION PROCESS OR USING ANY PART OF THE COSITU SERVICE (AS DEFINED BELOW), YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY ALL OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS HEREIN. You may continue to use the Site and the Cositu Service (as defined below) as long as you adhere to these Terms of Service.
Sidelime may modify this Agreement from time to time and such modification shall be effective upon posting by Sidelime on the Site. Your continued use of the Cositu Services (as defined below) after Sidelime posts a revised Agreement signifies your acceptance of the revised Agreement. It is therefore important that you review this Agreement regularly to ensure you are updated as to any changes.
In order to participate in certain Cositu Services (as defined below), you may be notified that you are required to download software or content and/or agree to additional terms and conditions from Sidelime. Unless otherwise provided by the additional terms and conditions applicable to the Cositu Services (as defined below) in which you choose to participate, those additional terms are hereby incorporated into this Agreement.
Sidelime operates www.sidelime.com, www.cositu.com, and www.santeecourtlive.com, which together provide a social networking service that allows Users to interact, communicate, share information, view and contribute content, and organize events; the service gives Users the ability to communicate and interact with one another through web-based messaging, email, and blogs, to communicate and interact with Property Management, including communications and interactions that may have legal implications for all involved parties, such as maintenance requests, changes to the terms of lease agreements or any other matter, to form groups of Users based on any type of affiliation, to post and view classified advertisements for any type of good or service, and to plan and announce events. These services, together with the Site, represent the "Cositu Service".
These Terms of Service apply to the Cositu Service. All content and services made available through the Site that were not made available as of the "Last Revised" date above, shall automatically be deemed to be part of the Cositu Service when first made available through the Site.
Use of the Cositu Service is void where prohibited. You must be at least 18 years old and a resident of the United States. Otherwise, you may not use the Site. If you use the Site on behalf of a company, entity, or organization, you must be an authorized representative with the authority to bind it to the Terms of Service (which authority you hereby exercise). By using the Cositu Services, you represent and warrant that (a) all registration information you submit is truthful and accurate; (b) you will maintain the accuracy of such information; (c) you are 18 years of age or older; and (d) your use of the Cositu Service does not violate any applicable law or regulation. Your account and account information may be deleted and your Membership may be terminated without warning if we believe you are under 18 years of age and you represent yourself as 18 or older.
The Terms of Service, and any posted revision to the Terms of Service, shall remain in full force and effect while you use the Cositu Services or are a Member. You may terminate your Membership at any time, for any reason, by following the instructions on the Member's Manage Profile page. Sidelime may terminate your Membership at any time, for any or no reason, with or without prior notice or explanation, and without liability. Even after Membership is terminated, this Agreement will remain in effect.
You acknowledge that Sidelime reserves the right to charge for any portion of the Cositu Services and to change its fees (if any) from time to time at its discretion. If Sidelime terminates your Membership because you have breached the Agreement, you shall not be entitled to the refund of any unused portion of fees or payments (if any).
When you sign up to become a Member, you will also be asked to choose a password. You are entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password. You agree not to use the account, username, or password of another Member at any time or to disclose your password to any third party. You agree to notify Sidelime immediately if you suspect any unauthorized use of your account or access to your password. You are solely responsible for any and all use of your account.
License to Use and Access the Cositu Service
Sidelime grants you a limited license to access and make personal use of this Site and the Cositu Service and not to download (other than page caching) or modify it, or any portion of it, except with Sidelime's express written consent. The foregoing license does not include any resale or commercial use of this Site, the Cositu Service or its contents; any derivative use of this Site, the Cositu Service or its contents; or any use of data mining, robots, or similar data gathering and extraction tools. This Site, the Cositu Service or any portion thereof, may not be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold, visited, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purposes without Sidelime's express written consent. Use of the Cositu Service that constitutes abuse shall be determined by Sidelime, in its sole discretion. Sidelime reserves the right to terminate your account if Sidelime determines you have not complied with these Terms of Service.
Restriction on Use of Content
You acknowledge that the Cositu Service may contain information, software, photos, video, text, graphics, music, sounds or other material (collectively, "Content") that are protected by copyrights, patents, trademarks, trade secrets or other proprietary rights, and that these rights are valid and protected in all forms, media and technologies existing now or hereafter developed. The entire Content, taken together, is protected under U.S. copyright laws as a collective work, and we own a copyright in the selection, coordination, arrangement and enhancement of such Content. Modification of the Content or use of the Content for any other purpose, including use of any such Content on any other web site or networked computer environment is strictly prohibited. Except as otherwise expressly authorized in writing in advance by us, you agree not to reproduce, redistribute, sell, modify, rent, lease, loan, adapt, translate, create derivative works based (whether in whole or in part) on, decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble, or otherwise reduce all or any part of the Site or the Cositu Service, including the Content.
The SIDELIME, COSITU, and SANTEE COURT LIVE names and logos are trademarks of Sidelime. All other trademarks appearing on the Cositu Service are trademarks of their respective owners. Our partners may also have additional proprietary rights in the content which they make available through the Cositu Service. The trade names, trademarks and service marks owned by us, whether registered or unregistered, may not be used in connection with any product or service that is not ours, in any manner that is likely to cause confusion. Nothing contained on the Cositu Service should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel or otherwise, any license or right to use any of our trade names, trademarks or service marks without our express prior written consent.
Materials Submitted Through the Cositu Service
You are solely responsible for any data, text, software, sound files, images, photographs, graphics, video, messages, files, links or any other materials ("Materials") that are transmitted, posted, or distributed by you through the Cositu Service, including, but not limited to, the contents of your email and other electronic communications, blogs, classified ads, group-related pages, information, reviews, user ratings, photos or images posted by you to the Site. All Materials posted by you are your sole responsibility. By posting Materials you represent and warrant that you own all right, title and interest to such Materials and any likenesses contained in such Materials.
Sidelime does not control the Materials posted by Users via the Cositu Service and, as such, does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such Materials. By using the Cositu Service you understand and agree that you may be exposed to Materials posted by other Users that may be offensive, indecent or objectionable. Under no circumstances will Sidelime be liable in any way for any Materials posted by any User or third party, including, but not limited to, liability for any errors or omissions in any Materials or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Materials posted, emailed or otherwise transmitted via the Cositu Service. You agree that if you post any Materials through the Cositu Service, you automatically grant to Sidelime, and its successors and assigns, a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual, non-revocable license, in and to the Materials, to use, distribute, display, modify, publish, adapt, redistribute, sublicense and reproduce such Materials to other Users of the Cositu Service and to third parties with whom Sidelime has a relationship. You also grant Sidelime the right to authorize the downloading and printing in whole or in part of any Materials that you post to the Cositu Service.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, to the extent that any Materials contain creative suggestions, recommendations, reviews, ratings, ideas, notes, drawings, photos, graphics, data, text, images, messages or other information submitted to Sidelime through the Site, with the exception of personal contact information submitted through the "Profile" page, (collectively, the "Submissions"), the Submissions shall be deemed, and shall remain, the property of Sidelime. None of the Submissions shall be subject to any obligation of confidence on our part, and we shall not be liable for any use or disclosure of any Submissions. Without limiting the foregoing, we shall exclusively own, and you assign to us, all right, title and interest in and to the Submissions of every kind and nature and we shall be entitled to unrestricted use of the Submissions for any purpose whatsoever, commercial or otherwise, in any form, medium or technology now known or later developed without compensation to the provider of the Submissions.
You acknowledge and agree that (a) we reserve the right (but have no obligation) to evaluate the Materials before allowing them to be posted on or through the Cositu Service or otherwise stored in connection with the Cositu Service; and (b) we may do one or all of the following, at our sole discretion: (i) monitor the submission of Materials; (ii) alter, remove, or refuse to post or allow to be posted or stored any Materials; and/or (iii) disclose any Materials or any communication through the Cositu Service, and the circumstances surrounding the transmission thereof, to (a) any third party in order to operate the Cositu Service, (b) comply with applicable laws, (c) respond to governmental inquiries or requests, (d) comply with valid legal process, (e) protect the rights, privacy, safety or property of Sidelime, the Site visitors, or the public, (f) permit us to pursue available remedies or limit the damages that we may sustain, and/or (g) enforce these Terms of Service.
Under no circumstances will we, or our employees, members, officers, directors, founders, shareholders, agents, representatives or affiliates, be liable for any loss or damage caused by your reliance on the Materials. The opinions expressed in reviews and user ratings reflect solely the opinions of the individuals who submitted such opinions, and may not reflect our opinions.
In addition, we have no control over, and shall have no liability for, any damages resulting from, the use (including without limitation republication) or misuse by any third party of information voluntarily made public through any part of the Cositu Service. IF YOU CHOOSE TO MAKE ANY OF YOUR PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE OR OTHER INFORMATION PUBLICLY AVAILABLE, YOU DO SO AT YOUR OWN RISK.
Your privilege to use the Cositu Service depends on your compliance with the "Community Standards and Conduct" guidelines set forth in these Terms of Service. We may revoke your registration privileges and/or take any other appropriate measures to enforce these guidelines if violations are brought to our attention. Further, we may, in our sole discretion, terminate your account or participation in any feature of the Cositu Service for any reason.
Community Standards and Conduct
You acknowledge that all Materials, whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, are the sole responsibility of the person from whom such Materials originated. This means that you are entirely responsible for all Materials that you post, email or otherwise transmit via the Cositu Service. We do not control all of the Materials posted via the Cositu Service and, as such, do not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such Materials. You understand that by using the Cositu Service, you may be exposed to Materials that are offensive, indecent or objectionable. Under no circumstances will we be liable in any way for any Materials, including, but not limited to, for any inaccuracies, errors or omissions in any Materials, or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Materials posted, emailed or otherwise transmitted via the Cositu Service.
You agree not to:
In addition, you agree to comply will all applicable laws, regulations, and ordinances as a condition of use of the Cositu Service.
In order to permit us to protect the quality of our products and services, you hereby consent to our employees and representatives being able to access your account and records for any reason, in our sole discretion. We also reserve the right, but do not assume the responsibility, to monitor or review your conduct while using the Cositu Service. Your use of the Cositu Service is subject to all applicable local, state, national and international laws and regulations.
Further, you acknowledge that you are responsible for obtaining or providing all access lines, telephone and computer equipment (including modem), or other devices, necessary to access the Cositu Service, and paying all charges related thereto.
You must not use any feature of the Cositu Service for chain letters, junk mail, or "Spamming" nor make any use of the distribution lists in a manner involving any person who has not given specific permission to be included in such a process. An e-mail advertisement that is (a) addressed to a recipient with whom you do not have an existing business or personal relationship and (b) is not sent at the request of or with the express consent of the recipient to receive such communications from you ("Spam" or "Spamming") is strictly prohibited by Sidelime. If you use any feature of the Sidelime Service for the purpose of sending Spam, Evite reserves the right to immediately terminate your access to the Cositu Service and to seek appropriate legal recourse, as necessary. If you believe that other Users are using the Cositu Service for Spam, please notify Sidelime using the Customer Support "Contact Us" Form, report abuse by flagging any posting that appears to be Spam for Sidelime's review, or by emailing Sidelime at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that by posting an event, blog, or creating or joining a group, you are consenting to receive, and authorizing Sidelime to forward to you, emails from other Users. Such messages are not included in the above definition of Spam.
Links to Third Party Sites
The Cositu Service may provide, or third parties may provide, links to other Internet websites or resources. Because we have no control over such sites and resources, you acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and do not endorse and are not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products, services or other materials (collectively, "Third Party Materials") on or available from such sites or resources. You understand that you may be exposed to Third Party Materials that are offensive, indecent or objectionable. You further acknowledge and agree that we shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such Third Party Materials available on or through any such site or resource.
Your Contact with Advertisers or Third Party Vendors
Third parties other than Sidelime and its affiliates may operate stores, provide services, advertise, or sell products on this Site. In addition, we may provide links to the sites of affiliates and certain other third parties. Your dealings with advertisers and third party vendors found on or through the Cositu Service, including your participation in promotions, the purchase of goods, and any terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such activities, are solely between you and the third party. Sidelime does not make any representations or warranties with respect to any goods or Websites that may be obtained from such third parties, and you agree that Sidelime will have no liability for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of any activities you undertake in connection with the use of or reliance on any content, goods, services, information or other materials available, or through such third parties, on our Site or the actions of such third parties. You acknowledge that such external sites usually have their own terms and conditions, including privacy policies, over which Sidelime has no control and which will govern your rights and obligations with respect to the use of those such third party's product, services or Websites.
Sidelime and its affiliates attempt to be as accurate as possible. However, Sidelime does not warrant that product descriptions and other content on this Site are accurate, complete, reliable, current, or error-free.
Transactions with Organizations or Individuals
Sidelime shall not be liable for your interactions with any organizations and/or individuals found on or through the Cositu Service. This includes, but is not limited to, payment and delivery of goods and services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings. These dealings are solely between you and such organizations and/or individuals. Sidelime reserves the right, but has no obligation to become involved in or monitor disputes between you and organizations and/or individuals found on or through the Cositu Service.
Violation of Terms by Other Users
Sidelime asks that you participate in ensuring that all Users follow the terms and conditions of these Terms of Service by reporting any Private Event invitations, Public Events or other postings or messages that violate these Terms of Service. To report a violation of this Terms of Service, please email us at email@example.com.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Sidelime, subsidiaries, affiliates, members, officers, directors, founders, employees, consultants, agents, successors and assigns from any and all third party claims, liability, damages, costs or demands, including, but not limited to, attorneys' fees, arising from (i) your use of the Site and/or the Cositu Service, including, but not limited to, all content therein and any products or services obtained by you through the Site and/or the Cositu Service, (ii) the violation of these Terms of Service by you, (iii) the infringement by you (or other user of the Cositu Service using your account) of any intellectual property or other right of any person or entity; or (iv) your violation of any applicable law or regulation.
DISCLAIMERS AND RELEASE FOR EVENTS AND GROUP FEATURES
YOUR PARTICIPATION IN ANY PUBLIC OR PRIVATE EVENT OR AS A MEMBER OF A GROUP OR IN AN EVENT ORGANIZED BY A GROUP THROUGH THIS SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE RISK. THE HOST OF ANY EVENT MAY REFUSE ADMITTANCE, MAY CHARGE AN ADMISSION FEE, OR ASK YOU TO LEAVE AN EVENT AT ANY TIME FOR ANY REASON. THE ORGANIZERS OR MEMBERS OF A GROUP MAY DETERMINE MEMBERSHIP RIGHTS OF OTHER AT THEIR SOLE DISCRETION AND MAY DENY ANY APPLICANT ADMISSON FOR ANY REASON. BY USING THE SITE OR THE COSITU SERVICE YOU AGREE AND UNDERSTAND THAT IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR PARTICIPATION IN ANY GROUP, EVENT OR ACTIVITY, YOU MAY BE EXPOSED TO A VARIETY OF HAZARDS AND RISKS, FORESEEN OR UNFORESEEN, WHICH MAY OR MAY NOT BE INHERENT IN THOSE ACTIVITIES AND EVENTS. THESE INHERENT RISKS INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO, THE DANGERS OF SERIOUS PERSONAL INJURY, PROPERTY DAMAGE, AND DEATH (INJURIES AND DAMAGES) FROM EXPOSURE TO THE HAZARDS OF PUBLIC OR PRIVATE OUTINGS AND ACTIVITIES. SIDELIME HAS NOT TRIED TO CONTRADICT OR MINIMIZE YOUR UNDERSTANDING OF THESE RISKS. BY USING THE SITE OR THE COSITU SERVICE, YOU AGREE AND UNDERSTAND THAT INJURIES AND DAMAGES CAN OCCUR BY NATURAL CAUSES OR BY THE ACTS OF OTHER PERSONS OR THIRD PARITIES, EITHER AS A RESULT OF NEGLIGENCE OR BECAUSE OF OTHER REASONS. YOU ARE PERSONALLY RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL COSTS AND/OR RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH ANY PUBLIC OR PRIVATE EVENT, PARTICIPATION IN GROUPS ORGANIZED THROUGH THIS SITE OR THE COSITU SERVICE OR ANY OTHER ACTIVITY. NOTWITHSTANDING ANYTHING TO THE CONTRARY HEREIN, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT ALLOWED BY LAW, YOU AGREE TO WAIVE AND DISCHARGE ALL CLAIMS, RELEASE SIDELIME FROM ALL LIABILITY AND INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS SIDELIME, ITS SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, MEMBERS, FOUNDERS, OFFICERS, AGENTS, AND OTHER PARTNERS AND EMPLOYEES, FROM ANY AND ALL LIABILITY ON ACCOUNT OF, OR IN ANY WAY RESULTING FROM INJURIES AND DAMAGES IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH ANY EVENTS, GROUPS ORGANIZED THROUGH THE SITE OR COSITU SERVICE OR OTHER ACTIVITIES. YOU AGREE AND UNDERSTAND AND INTEND THAT THIS ASSUMPTION OF RISK AND RELEASE IS BINDING UPON YOU AND YOUR HEIRS, EXECUTORS, AGENTS, ADMINISTRATORS AND ASSIGNS, AND INCLUDES ANY MINORS ACCOMPANYING USER AT THE EVENTS OR PARTICIPATING IN GROUPS OR ACTIVITIES ORGANIZED THROUGH THE SITE OR THE COSITU SERVICE.
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE COSITU SERVICE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE COSITU SERVICE IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. COSITU EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT AS TO THE OPERATION OF THE COSITU SERVICE, OR THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS, OR PRODUCTS INCLUDED IN THE COSITU SERVICE. SIDELIME MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT THE COSITU SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, OR THAT THE COSITU SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR FREE. SIDELIME MAKES NO WARRANTY AS TO THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE COSITU SERVICE OR AS TO THE ACCURACY OR RELIABILITY OF ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED THROUGH THE COSITU SERVICE OR THAT DEFECTS IN THE COSITU SERVICE WILL BE CORRECTED. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT SIDELIME DOES NOT CONTROL CONTENT, INFORMATION, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES OFFERED BY ADVERTISERS, THIRD PARTIES OR OTHER USERS ON OR THROUGH THE COSITU SERVICE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, INFORMATION, PRODUCTS, OR SERVICES PROVIDED BY LICENSE TO SIDELIME FROM THIRD PARTIES OR MATERIALS PROVIDED BY OTHER USERS. SIDELIME ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR AND MAKES NO WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION AS TO THE ACCURACY, CURRENCY, COMPLETENESS, RELIABILITY, USEFULNESS OR DECENCY OF THE COSITU SERVICE, OR CONTENT OR PRODUCTS DISTRIBUTED OR MADE AVAILABLE BY THIRD PARTIES (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ADVERTISERS AND USERS) THROUGH THE COSITU SERVICE. YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM YOUR ATTEMPT TO DOWNLOAD ANY MATERIAL FROM THE COSITU SERVICE. SIDELIME MAKES NO WARRANTY REGARDING ANY GOODS OR SERVICES PURCHASED OR OBTAINED THROUGH THE COSITU SERVICE OR ANY TRANSACTIONS ENTERED INTO THROUGH THE COSITU SERVICE. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM SIDELIME OR THROUGH THE COSITU SERVICE SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY MADE HEREIN. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES, THEREFORE SOME OF THE ABOVE EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT SIDELIME SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLES, EVEN IF SIDELIME HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, RESULTING FROM THE (I) USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE COSITU SERVICE; (II) COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS AND SERVICES; (III) ANY GOODS OR SERVICES PURCHASED OR OBTAINED OR CONTENT RECEIVED OR TRANSACTIONS ENTERED INTO WITH SIDELIME OR A THIRD PARTY THROUGH THE USE OF THE COSITU SERVICE; (IV) INACCURACY OF ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED FROM USE OF THE COSITU SERVICE OR RELIANCE ON SUCH INFORMATION; OR (V) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO YOUR ACCOUNT OR ALTERATION OF YOUR ACCOUNT OR DATA. YOU SPECIFICALLY AGREE THAT SIDELIME IS NOT RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE TO YOU OR ANYONE ELSE FOR ANY UNLAWFUL, HARASSING, DEFAMATORY, ABUSIVE, THREATENING, HARMFUL, VULGAR, OBSCENE, SEXUALLY EXPLICIT OR OTHERWISE OBJECTIONABLE CONDUCT OR SPEECH OF ANY OTHER PARTY ON OR THROUGH THE COSITU SERVICE, OR FOR ANY INFRINGEMENT OR VIOLATION OF YOUR RIGHTS BY ANY OTHER PARTY, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS, RIGHTS OF PUBLICITY, OR RIGHTS OF PRIVACY. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, THEREFORE SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO USER.
Termination and Modification of the Cositu Service
You agree that we, in our sole discretion, may terminate your password, account (or any part thereof) or use of the Cositu Service, and remove and discard any Materials within the Cositu Service, for any reason, including, without limitation, for lack of use, or if we believe that you have violated or acted inconsistently with the letter or spirit of these Terms of Service. We will also terminate your account upon receiving reliable information involving your violation of any law, and will cooperate with law enforcement agencies on such matters. We may also, in our sole discretion and at any time, discontinue providing the Cositu Service, or any part thereof, with or without notice. You agree that any termination of your access to the Cositu Service under any provision of these Terms of Service may be effected without prior notice, and acknowledge and agree that we may immediately deactivate or delete your account and all related information and files in your account, and/or bar any further access to such files or the Cositu Service. Further, you agree that we shall not be liable to you or any third party for any termination of your access to the Cositu Service.
We reserve the right, at any time and from time to time, temporarily or permanently, in whole or in part, to: (a) modify or discontinue the Cositu Service, including, but not limited to (i) restricting the time the Cositu Service are available, (ii) restricting the amount of use of the Cositu Service permitted, and (iii) restricting or terminating any user's right to use the Cositu Service, with or without notice; (b) charge fees in connection with the use of the Cositu Service; (c) modify and/or waive any fees charged in connection with the Cositu Service; and/or (d) offer opportunities to some or all Users of the Cositu Service. You agree that neither we nor any of our affiliates, shall be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Cositu Service, in whole or in part, or of any service, content or feature offered through the Cositu Service.
The Site is controlled and operated by Sidelime from the United States, and is not intended to subject Sidelime to the laws or jurisdiction of any territory other than that of the United States. Sidelime does not represent or warrant that the Cositu Service or any part thereof is appropriate or available for use in any particular jurisdiction. Those who choose to access the Site do so on their own initiative and at their own risk, and are responsible for complying with all local laws, rules and regulations. We may limit the Site's availability, in whole or in part, to any person, geographic area or jurisdiction we choose, at any time and in our sole discretion.
Governing Law and Other Miscellaneous Terms
These Terms of Service do not, and shall not be construed to, create any partnership, joint venture, employer-employee, agency or franchisor-franchisee relationship between you and Sidelime. These Terms of Service shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the District of Columbia, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law. You agree that any action at law or in equity arising out of or relating to these Terms of Service shall be filed only in the state or federal courts located in the District of Columbia and you hereby consent and submit to the personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purposes of litigating any such action and you waive any jurisdictional, venue or inconvenient forum objections to such courts. You agree that any claim or cause of action arising out of your use of the Cositu Service or these Terms of Service must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose or it shall forever be barred, notwithstanding any status of limitations or other law to the contrary. Within this period, any failure by Sidelime to enforce or exercise any provisions of these Terms of Service or related right shall not constitute a waiver of that right or provision. If any provision of these Terms of Service shall be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these terms and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. Sidelime may assign these Terms of Service, in whole or in part, at any time with or without notice to you. You may not assign, transfer or sublicense these Terms of Service or any or all of your rights or obligations under these Terms of Service without Sidelime's express prior written consent. No waiver by either party of any breach or default hereunder will be deemed to be a waiver of any preceding or subsequent breach or default. Any heading, caption or section title contained herein is inserted only as a matter of convenience, and in no way defines or explains any section or provision hereof. This is the entire agreement between you and Sidelime relating to the subject matter herein and may not be modified by you. These Terms of Service will inure to the benefit of Sidelime's successors, assigns and licensees. Without limitation, you agree that a printed version of these Terms of Service and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to these Terms of Service to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form.
Copyright and Copyright Notices
We respect the intellectual property of others, and we ask our Users to do the same. We may, in appropriate circumstances, and at our discretion, terminate the accounts of Users who infringe the intellectual property rights of others. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide our us with the following information:
Please contact us regarding claims of copyright infringement at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Information or Complaints
If you have a question or complaint regarding the Cositu Service, please send an email to email@example.com. You may also contact us by writing to:
1117 10th St. NW, Suite 1111
Washington, DC 20001
Attention: Customer Service
Modifications to These Terms of Service
Sidelime reserves the right to amend these Terms of Service at its sole discretion and any modifications shall be effective immediately upon posting. We will announce any such change by posting the revised draft of these Terms of Service on the Site. You can determine when these Terms of Service were last revised by referring to the "Last Revised On" legend at the top of this page. By continuing to use the Site following such changes, you will be deemed to have agreed to such changes. If you do not agree with the terms of these Terms of Service or any changes thereto, please do not continue using this Site.
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