The Knownpeople website and Application Terms and Conditions of Use
The following terms and conditions (the "Terms and Conditions") govern your use of this web site or application provided to you by knownpeople.com or one of its subsidiaries, and any content, features or functionality made available from or through this web site, including any subdomains thereof, or application (the "KnownPeopleWeb Site"). The KnownPeopleWeb Site is made available by knownpeople.com or its subsidiaries ("we" or "us" or "our"), each of which have adopted these Terms and Conditions with regard to its web site. We may change the Terms and Conditions from time to time, at any time without notice to you, by posting such changes on the KnownPeopleWeb Site
By visiting the website, you agree and accept to these terms and conditions as applied to your use or the KnownPeopleWeb Site. If you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions, you may not access or otherwise use the KnownPeopleWeb Site. We reserve the right at any time to change the terms and conditions of use, change the Site, including eliminating or discontinuing any content or feature of the Site, or impose fees, charges or other conditions for use of the Site or parts thereof (with reasonable notice). Knownpeople.com may modify the Site at any time without prior notice, and you accept those modifications if you continue to use the Site. You should check the Site frequently to see recent changes.
You may access and view the content on the KnownPeopleWeb Site on your computer or other device and, unless otherwise indicated in these Terms and Conditions or on theKnownPeople Web Site, make single copies or prints of the content on the KnownPeopleWeb Site for your personal, internal use only. Unless otherwise specifically indicated in these Terms and Conditions or on the KnownPeopleWeb Site, use of the KnownPeopleWeb Site and the services offered on or through the KnownPeopleWeb Site, are only for your personal, non-commercial use.
The KnownPeopleWeb Sitedoes not require registration to read the contents of the site.Our commenting platform system requires you to register to post comments, and we promise that the information will not be shared with anyone. You should be aware; however, that anything you post to public feedback areas can be copied and used by any visitor to the site. On occasion, we may use your e-mail address to contact you with information about knownpeople.com. If you choose to receive no communication from us, please send a note to [email protected]
Each individual who submits a User Submission, whether published on the Site or not, is solely responsible for her or his own acts, including the content, context or information in the User Submission he or she submits. This means that each individual, and not knownpeople.com, is entirely responsible for anything and everything she or he posts on the Site including on any Blog and any third partysocial media comments. knownpeople.com does not, and does not intend to, pre-screen any comments posted on its Site, and knownpeople.comcannot and does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of anything that may appear on its Site.
You warrant and agree that, while using the KnownPeopleWeb Site and the various services, features and functionality offered on or through the KnownPeopleWeb Site, you shall not: impersonate any person or entity or misrepresent your affiliation with any other person or entity; insert your own or a third party's advertising, branding or other promotional content into any of the KnownPeopleWeb Site's content, materials or services (for example, without limitation, in an Embedded Video (as defined herein), RSS feed or a podcast received from us or otherwise through the KnownPeopleWeb Site), or, except as otherwise specifically authorized in these Terms and Conditions or on the KnownPeopleWeb Site use, redistribute, republish or exploit such content or service for any further commercial or promotional purposes; or attempt to gain unauthorized access to other computer systems through the KnownPeopleWeb Site. You shall not: engage in spidering, "screen scraping," "database scraping," harvesting of e-mail addresses, wireless addresses or other contact or personal information, or any other automatic means of obtaining lists of users or other information from or through the KnownPeopleWeb Site or the services offered on or through the KnownPeopleWeb Site, including without limitation any information residing on any server or database connected to the KnownPeopleWeb Site or the services offered on or through the KnownPeopleWeb Site; obtain or attempt to obtain unauthorized access to computer systems, materials or information through any means; use the Web Site or the services made available on or through the KnownPeopleWeb Site in any manner that could interrupt, damage, disable, overburden, or impair the KnownPeopleWeb Site or such services, including, without limitation, sending mass unsolicited messages or "flooding" servers with requests; use the KnownPeopleWeb Site or the KnownPeopleWeb Site's services or features in violation of our or any third party's intellectual property or other proprietary or legal rights; or use the KnownPeopleWeb Site or the KnownPeopleWeb Site's services in violation of any applicable law. You further agree that you shall not attempt (or encourage or support anyone else's attempt) to circumvent, reverse engineer, decrypt, or otherwise alter or interfere with the KnownPeopleWeb Site or the KnownPeopleWeb Site's services, or any content thereof, or make any unauthorized use thereof. You agree that you shall not use the KnownPeopleWeb Site in any manner that could interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of the KnownPeopleWeb Site or any of its services. You shall not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made publicly available or provided for through the KnownPeopleWeb Site.
The KnownPeopleWeb Site may, from time to time, make messaging services, chat services, bulletin boards, message boards, blogs, other forums, other social media posts, and other such services available on or through the KnownPeopleWeb Site. In addition to any other rules or regulations that we may post in connection with a particular service, you agree that you shall not upload, post, transmit, distribute or otherwise publish through the KnownPeopleWeb Site or any service or feature made available on or through the KnownPeopleWeb Site, any materials which(i) restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying theKnownPeople Web Site or the KnownPeopleWeb Site’s services, (ii) are fraudulent, unlawful, threatening, abusive, harassing, libelous, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, offensive, pornographic, pedophilic, profane, sexually explicit or indecent, (iii) constitute or encourage conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any local, state, national or international law, (iv) violate, plagiarize or infringe the rights of third parties including, without limitation, copyright, trademark, trade secret, confidentiality, contract, patent, rights of privacy or publicity or any other proprietary right, (v) contain a virus, spyware, or other harmful component, (vi) contain embedded links, advertising, chain letters or pyramid schemes of any kind, or (vii) constitute or contain false or misleading indications of origin, endorsement or statements of fact. You further agree not to impersonate any other person or entity, whether actual or fictitious, including anyone from the KnownPeopleWeb Site. You alone are responsible for the content and consequences of any of your activities.
Our Site contains links to other websites. The fact that we link to a website is not an endorsement, authorization or representation of our affiliation with that third party. We do not exercise control over third party websites. These other websites may place their own cookies or other files on your computer, collect data or solicit personally identifiable information from you. Other sites follow different rules regarding the use or disclosure of the personally identifiable information you submit to them. We encourage you to read the privacy policies or statements of the other websites you visit.
It is important to remember that comments submitted to a forum may be recorded and stored in multiple places, both on our KnownPeopleWeb Site and elsewhere on the Internet, which are likely to be accessible for a long time and you have no control over who will read them eventually. It is therefore important that you are careful and selective about the personal information that you disclose about yourself and others, and in particular, you should not disclose sensitive, embarrassing, proprietary or confidential information in your comments to our public forums.
We will make any legally required disclosures of any breach of the security, confidentiality, or integrity of your unencrypted electronically stored personal data to you via email or conspicuous posting on this Site in the most expedient time possible and without unreasonable delay, consistent with the legitimate needs of law enforcement or any measures necessary to determine the scope of the breach and restore the reasonable integrity of the data system.
knownpeople.com is very concerned about safeguarding the confidentiality of your personally identifiable information. We employ administrative, physical and electronic measures designed to protect your information from unauthorized access. This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. But please be advised that the only way to make sure that information posted online remains private is not to post it in the first place.
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold us and our affiliates and our affiliates' directors, officers, employees and agents harmless from any and all claims, liabilities, costs and expenses, including attorneys' fees, arising in any way from your use of the KnownPeopleWeb Site, your placement or transmission of any message, content, information, software or other materials through the KnownPeopleWeb Site, or your breach or violation of the law or of these Terms and Conditions. We reserve the right, at our own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, and in such case, you agree to cooperate with our defense of such claim.
You may be able to link from the KnownPeopleWeb Site to third party web sites and third party web sites may link to the KnownPeopleWeb Site ("Linked Sites"). You acknowledge and agree that we have no responsibility for the information, content, products, services, advertising, code or other materials which may or may not be provided by or through Linked Sites, even if they are owned or run by affiliates of ours. Links to Linked Sites do not constitute an endorsement or sponsorship by us of such web sites or the information, content, products, services, advertising, code or other materials presented on or through such web sites. The inclusion of any link to such sites on our Site does not imply our endorsement, sponsorship, or recommendation of that site. This KnownPeopleWeb Site disclaims any liability for links from another web site to this KnownPeopleWeb Site and to another web site from this KnownPeopleWeb Site. This KnownPeopleWeb Site cannot guarantee the standards of any web site to which links are provided on this KnownPeopleWeb Site nor shall we be held responsible for the contents of such sites, or any subsequent links. We do not represent or warrant that the contents of any third party web site is accurate, compliant with state or federal law, or compliant with copyright or other intellectual property laws. Also, we are not responsible for or any form of transmission received from any linked web site. Any reliance on the contents of a third party web site is done at your own risk and you assume all responsibilities and consequences resulting from such reliance.
We respect the intellectual property rights of others, and require that the people who use the KnownPeopleWeb Site, or the services or features made available on or through the KnownPeopleWeb Site, do the same. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please forward the following information to [email protected] Your address, telephone number, and email address; A description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed; A description of where the alleged infringing material is located; A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; An electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest; and A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or are authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf.
We do not represent that materials on the KnownPeopleWeb Site are appropriate or available for use in every locations. Persons who choose to access the KnownPeopleWeb Site do so on their own initiative, and are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable. The KnownPeopleWeb Site is directed solely to individuals residing in jurisdictions in which provision of the Site's content is legal. We make no representation that materials provided on the KnownPeopleWeb Site are appropriate or available for use in other locations. Those who choose to access the KnownPeopleWeb Site from other locations do so on their own initiative and at their own risk, and are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent applicable. We reserve the right to limit the availability of the KnownPeopleWeb Site to any person, geographic area, or jurisdiction we so desire, at any time and in our sole discretion, and to limit the quantities of any such service or product that we provide.
We may terminate, change, suspend or discontinue any aspect of the KnownPeopleWeb Site or the KnownPeopleWeb Site's services at any time. We may restrict, suspend or terminate your access to the KnownPeopleWeb Site and/or its services if we believe you are in breach of our terms and conditions or applicable law, or for any other reason without notice or liability. We maintain a policy that provides for the termination in appropriate circumstances of the KnownPeopleWeb Site use privileges of users who are repeat infringers of intellectual property rights.
We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to change, modify, add or remove any portion of the Terms and Conditions, in whole or in part, at any time. Changes in the Terms and Conditions will be effective when posted. Your continued use of the KnownPeopleWeb Site and/or the services made available on or through the KnownPeopleWeb Site after any changes to the Terms and Conditions are posted will be considered acceptance of those changes.
The Terms and Conditions, and the relationship between you and us, shall be governed by the local laws. You agree that any cause of action that may arise under the Terms and Conditions shall be commenced and be heard in the appropriate court. You agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the court. Our failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Terms and Conditions shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of the Terms and Conditions is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties' intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of the Terms and Conditions remain in full force and effect.
The Site is not directed to persons under 18. If a parent or guardian becomes aware that his or her child has provided us with personally identifiable information without their consent, he or she should contact us at [email protected] We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 18. If we become aware that a child under 18 has provided us with personal identifiable Information, we will delete such information from our files.
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES.
THE KNOWNPEOPLEWEB SITE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ALL SERVICES, FEATURES, CONTENT, FUNCTIONS AND MATERIALS PROVIDED THROUGH THE KNOWNPEOPLE WEB SITE, ARE PROVIDED "AS IS," "AS AVAILABLE," WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY WARRANTY FOR INFORMATION, DATA, DATA PROCESSING SERVICES, UPTIME OR UNINTERRUPTED ACCESS, ANY WARRANTIES CONCERNING THE AVAILABILITY, PLAYABILITY, DISPLAYABILITY, ACCURACY, PRECISION, CORRECTNESS, THOROUGHNESS, COMPLETENESS, USEFULNESS, OR CONTENT OF INFORMATION, AND ANY WARRANTIES OF TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND WE HEREBY DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL SUCH WARRANTIES, EXPRESS AND IMPLIED. WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE KNOWNPEOPLE WEB SITE OR THE SERVICES, CONTENT, FUNCTIONS OR MATERIALS PROVIDED THROUGH THE KNOWNPEOPLE WEB SITE WILL BE TIMELY, SECURE, UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE, OR THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED. WE MAKE NO WARRANTY THAT THE KNOWNPEOPLE WEB SITE OR THE PROVIDED SERVICES WILL MEET USERS' REQUIREMENTS. NO ADVICE, RESULTS OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM US OR THROUGH THE KNOWNPEOPLE WEB SITE SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY MADE HEREIN. WE AND OUR AFFILIATES ALSO ASSUME NO RESPONSIBILITY, AND SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR, ANY DAMAGES TO, OR VIRUSES THAT MAY INFECT, YOUR EQUIPMENT ON ACCOUNT OF YOUR ACCESS TO, USE OF, OR BROWSING IN THE KNOWNPEOPLE WEB SITE OR YOUR DOWNLOADING OF ANY MATERIALS, DATA, TEXT, IMAGES, VIDEO CONTENT, OR AUDIO CONTENT FROM THE KNOWNPEOPLE WEB SITE. IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH THE KNOWNPEOPLE WEB SITE, YOUR SOLE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USING THEKNOWNPEOPLE WEB SITE.
WE TRY TO ENSURE THAT THE INFORMATION POSTED ON THE KNOWNPEOPLE WEB SITE IS CORRECT AND UP-TO-DATE. WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO MAKEOR CHANGE CORRECTIONS TO ANY OF THE INFORMATION PROVIDED ON THE KNOWNPEOPLE WEB SITE AT ANY TIME AND WITHOUT ANY PRIOR WARNING. WE NEITHER ENDORSE NOR ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ACCURACY OR RELIABILITY OF ANY OPINION, ADVICE OR STATEMENT ON THE KNOWNPEOPLE WEB SITE, NOR FOR ANY OFFENSIVE, DEFAMATORY, OBSCENE, INDECENT, UNLAWFUL OR INFRINGING POSTING MADE THEREON BY ANYONE OTHER THAN OUR AUTHORIZED EMPLOYEE SPOKESPERSONS WHILE ACTING IN THEIR OFFICIAL CAPACITIES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, OTHER USERS OF THE KNOWNPEOPLE WEB SITE). IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO EVALUATE THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS OR USEFULNESS OF ANY INFORMATION, OPINION, ADVICE OR OTHER CONTENT AVAILABLE THROUGH THE KNOWNPEOPLE WEB SITE. PLEASE SEEK THE ADVICE OF PROFESSIONALS, AS APPROPRIATE, REGARDING THE EVALUATION OF ANY SPECIFIC INFORMATION, OPINION, ADVICE OR OTHER CONTENT, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO FINANCIAL, HEALTH, OR LIFESTYLE INFORMATION, OPINION, ADVICE OR OTHER CONTENT.
PRIOR TO THE EXECUTION OF A PURCHASE OR SALE OF ANY SECURITY OR INVESTMENT, YOU ARE ADVISED TO CONSULT WITH YOUR BROKER OR OTHER FINANCIAL ADVISOR TO VERIFY PRICING AND OTHER INFORMATION. WE SHALL HAVE NO LIABILITY FOR INVESTMENT DECISIONS BASED UPON, OR THE RESULTS OBTAINED FROM, THE CONTENT PROVIDED HEREIN. NOTHING CONTAINED IN THE KNOWNPEOPLE WEB SITE SHALL BE CONSTRUED AS INVESTMENT ADVICE. WE ARE NOT A REGISTERED BROKER-DEALER OR INVESTMENT ADVISOR AND DO NOT GIVE INVESTMENT ADVICE OR RECOMMEND ONE PRODUCT OVER ANOTHER.
WITHOUT LIMITATION OF THE ABOVE IN THIS SECTION, WE AND OUR AFFILIATES, SUPPLIERS AND LICENSORS MAKE NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING ANY PRODUCTS OR SERVICES ORDERED OR PROVIDED VIA THE KNOWNPEOPLE WEB SITE, AND HEREBY DISCLAIM, AND YOU HEREBY WAIVE, ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES AND REPRESENTATIONS MADE IN PRODUCT OR SERVICES LITERATURE, FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS DOCUMENTS AND OTHERWISE ON THE KNOWNPEOPLE WEB SITE OR IN CORRESPONDENCE WITH US OR OUR AGENTS. ANY PRODUCTS AND SERVICES ORDERED OR PROVIDED VIA THE KNOWNPEOPLE WEB SITE ARE PROVIDED BY US "AS IS," EXCEPT TO THE EXTENT, IF AT ALL, OTHERWISE SET FORTH IN A LICENSE OR SALE AGREEMENT SEPARATELY ENTERED INTO IN WRITING BETWEEN YOU AND US OR OUR LICENSOR OR SUPPLIER.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY.
IN NO EVENT, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO NEGLIGENCE, SHALL WE, OUR AFFILIATES, OR ANY OF OUR DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS OR CONTENT OR SERVICE PROVIDERS (COLLECTIVELY, THE "PROTECTED ENTITIES") BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING FROM, OR DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY RELATED TO, THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE KNOWNPEOPLE WEB SITE OR THE CONTENT, FEATURES, MATERIALS AND FUNCTIONS RELATED THERETO, YOUR PROVISION OF INFORMATION VIA THE KNOWNPEOPLE WEB SITE, LOST BUSINESS OR LOST SALES, EVEN IF SUCH PROTECTED ENTITY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES SO SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO CERTAIN USERS. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE PROTECTED ENTITIES BE LIABLE FOR OR IN CONNECTION WITH ANY CONTENT POSTED, TRANSMITTED, EXCHANGED OR RECEIVED BY OR ON BEHALF OF ANY USER OR OTHER PERSON ON OR THROUGH THE KNOWNPEOPLE WEB SITE. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE TOTAL AGGREGATE LIABILITY OF THE PROTECTED ENTITIES TO YOU FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES, AND CAUSES OF ACTION (WHETHER IN CONTRACT OR TORT, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING FROM THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OR YOUR USE OF THE KNOWNPEOPLE WEB SITE EXCEED, IN THE AGGREGATE, THE AMOUNT, IF ANY, PAID BY YOU TO US FOR YOUR USE OF THE KNOWNPEOPLE WEB SITE OR PURCHASE OF PRODUCTS VIA THE KNOWNPEOPLE WEB SITE.