The terms and conditions of your use of this Site, www.ScottHays.com and its affiliated site, www.scotthays.net, both of which are wholly owned by Scott R. Hays, (“Owner,”) are established by the Owner at his sole and absolute discretion. By using this Site you agree to the terms and conditions of this User Agreement just as if you had signed this User Agreement.
If you do not agree to be bound by this User Agreement, please discontinue use of this Site immediately.
Scott R. Hays reserves the right to modify or amend this User Agreement at any time and without prior notice. By accessing this Site and/or submitting any text, materials, photographs, images, comments or other forms of content (“Content,”) including, without limitation, Content or messages for message board(s) or Web Blogs (“Blogs,”), or other forms of postings, you signify your agreement to this User Agreement as it has been modified or amended.
Conduct of Use for this Site
It is a condition of our use of this Site and any services provided by this Site, that you do not: 1) restrict or inhibit any other user from making use of and/or enjoying this Site; 2) post, submit or transmit in any way for dissemination on or by this Site, any harmful, unlawful threatening, libelous, defamatory, abusive, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, profane, or indecent materials, comments or Content; 3) post or submit any comments, materials or other forms of Content containing harassing, sexually explicit or offensive matter, or containing racial, sexual, or ethnic slurs or rude or offense Content; 4) post, transmit or export software, or any materials containing a software virus, spyware, or any other harmful or invasive component; 5) submit any comments, CONTENT or material that is owned and/or copyrighted by another person or entity without having express written consent to do so, and to produce such written consent upon demand to Owner.
Scott R. Hays at his sole and absolute discretion shall determine whether any comments, submissions or other Content is offensive, obscene, inappropriate or harassing, and expressly reserves the right, at his sole discretion, to delete, redact, edit or exclude any such submission.
Granting of a License for Content Submitted
By submitting any comments, materials, text, photographs, images or any other form of Content, or by participating in any discussions, chat rooms, Blogs, message boards, forums or competitions from or pertaining to this Site, you grant Scott R. Hays a royalty-free perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license to use reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, compile, translate, create derivative works from, distribute by any means or outlet, communicate to the public, perform and display any such comments, submissions, materials, or Content in any forum or media, and by any technology now known or later developed, for the full term of any rights that may exist in such Content.
You further warrant that you are the holder of any and all rights in such Content, and have completely waived all rights in such Content by submitting and/or posting all such Content to this Site, or you have irrevocably been granted a license to use such Content, and further, that you grant anyone else using and/or viewing this Site the right to view, read, and copy for their personal use only the materials, comments, and Content you submitted for now and in perpetuity. Subject to the foregoing provision, the owner of such Content placed on, submitted or posted to this Site retains any rights that he/she/it may have in the Content, except to the exclusion of Scott r. hays as set forth herein.
Monitoring of Content and Disclaimer of Responsibility
Scott R. Hays disclaims any responsibility for any comments, materials, submissions or other Content placed, submitted, upload, or displayed on this Site from sources other than Scott R. Hays, his agents, employees or persons granted express authorization. However, Scott R. Hays reserves the right to, and shall periodically monitor the Site and move any Content he deems inappropriate, obscene, offensive, abusive, salacious or violative of any other person’s proprietary or property rights, including copyrights and trademarks, at his sole and absolute discretion. However, the failure to remove any such Content by Scott R. Hays posted by person(s) other than himself or with his express authorization, shall be the sole responsibility of the submitter and/or poster of such Content.