||Terms and Conditions
Please read this Agreement carefully before accessing or using the Service. By accessing
or using the Service, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions set forth below.
If you do not wish to be bound by these terms and conditions, you may not access or use the
Service. If you utilize the Service in a manner inconsistent with these terms and
conditions, VARNETWORK may terminate your access, block your future access and/or seek such
additional relief as the circumstances of your misuse indicate is proper. VARNETWORK may
modify this Agreement at any time, and such modifications shall be effective immediately
upon posting of the modified Agreement. You agree to review the Agreement periodically to
be aware of such modifications and your continued access or use of the Service shall be
deemed your conclusive acceptance of the modified Agreement.
1. Operating Policies
You agree to comply with the Operating Policies set forth
below (as they may be amended by VARNETWORK from time to time), which are the rules
that govern your activity in connection with the Service. VARNETWORK has the right but not
the obligation to remove any communications and materials that VARNETWORK believes in its
sole discretion violate the Operating Policies.
Your participation in on-line communications occurs in real time and is not edited,
censored, or otherwise controlled by VARNETWORK. VARNETWORK cannot and does not screen
content provided by users of the Service. Notwithstanding the foregoing, VARNETWORK
reserves the right to monitor content on the Service and to remove content which VARNETWORK,
in its sole discretion, determines to be harmful, offensive, or otherwise in violation of
these Operating Policies. In order to maintain an informative and valuable service that
meets the needs of the users of the Service and avoids the harm that can result from
disseminating statements that are false, malicious, violate the rights of others, or
otherwise harmful, it is necessary to establish the following rules to protect against
i. You may not post or transmit any message which is libelous, defamatory or which
discloses private or personal matters concerning any person. You may not post or transmit
any message, data, image or program which is indecent, obscene or pornographic.
ii. You may not post or transmit any message, data, image or program that would violate
the property rights of others, including unauthorized copyrighted text, images or
programs, trade secrets or other confidential proprietary information, and trademarks or
service marks used in an infringing fashion.
iii. You may not interfere with other users use of the Service.
iv. You may not use any robot, spider, or other automatic device or process to monitor or
copy our web pages or any portion of the content contained herein without our express
v. You may not post or transmit any file which contains viruses, worms, "Trojan horses" or
any other contaminating or destructive features.
vi. You may not post or transmit any message which is harmful, threatening, abusive or
hateful. It is not the Service's intent to discourage you from taking controversial
positions or expressing vigorously what may be unpopular views; however, VARNETWORK
reserves the right to take such action as it deems appropriate in cases where the Service
is used to disseminate statements which are deeply and widely offensive and/or harmful.
vii. You may not use the facilities and capabilities of the Service to conduct any activity
or solicit the performance of any illegal activity or other activity which infringes the
rights of others.
2. Copyright, Licenses and Idea Submissions
The entire contents of the Service are copyrighted under the United States copyright laws.
The owner of the copyright is VARNETWORK. You may print and download portions of material
from the different areas of the Service solely for your own non-commercial use. You may
make: (a) one machine readable copy, (b) one backup copy, and (c) one print copy of any
portions of material downloaded from the different areas of the Service solely for your
non-commercial use. Any other copying, redistribution, retransmission or publication of
any downloaded material, is strictly prohibited without the express written consent of
VARNETWORK or any third party information provider to the Service. You agree not to change
or delete any proprietary notices from materials downloaded from the Service. You agree to
grant to VARNETWORK a non-exclusive, royalty-free, worldwide, perpetual license, with the
right to sublicense, to reproduce, distribute, transmit, create derivative works of,
publicly display and publicly perform any materials and other information (including,
without limitation, ideas contained therein for new or improved products and services) you
submit to public areas of the Service (such as bulletin boards, forums and newsgroups) by
all means and in any media now known or hereafter developed. You also grant to VARNETWORK
the right to use your name in connection with the submitted materials and other information
as well as in connection with all advertising, marketing and promotional material related
thereto. You agree that you shall have no recourse against VARNETWORK for any alleged or
actual infringement or misappropriation of any proprietary right in your communications to
3. Use of the Service
You assume total responsibility and risk for your use of the Service and the Internet.
VARNETWORK does not make any express or implied warranties, representations or endorsements
whatsoever (including without limitation warranties of title or noninfringement, or the
implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose) with regard to
the Service, any merchandise, information or service provided through the Service or on
the Internet generally, and VARNETWORK shall not be liable for any cost or damage arising
either directly or indirectly from any such transaction. It is solely your responsibility
to evaluate the accuracy, completeness and usefulness of all opinions, advice, services,
merchandise and other information provided through the Service or on the Internet
generally. VARNETWORK does not warrant that the Service will be uninterrupted or
error-free or that defects in the Service will be corrected. The Service and any software
made available on the Service are provided on an "as is, as available" basis.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless VARNETWORK, its officers, employees,
agents, suppliers and any third party information providers to the Service from and against
all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys' fees, resulting
from any violation of this Agreement by you.
5. Term's Termination
This Agreement may be terminated by either party without notice at any time for any reason;
provided that you may no longer use the Service after you have terminated this Agreement.
The provisions of paragraphs 2 (Copyright, Licenses and Idea Submissions), 3 (Use of the
Service), and 4 (Indemnification) shall survive any termination of this