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TAS ONLINEŽ is an online information exchange service for use
by TAS, its Member Stations and the general public. You shall not post, publish,
transmit, reproduce, distribute or in any way use or exploit any Information for
commercial purposes or otherwise use the Information in a manner that is inconsistent
with these rules and regulations.
2. User's Obligation to Abide By Applicable Law.
In connection with the use of TAS ONLINEŽ, you shall abide by all applicable
federal, state or local laws, including those pertaining to such areas as libel,
slander, defamation, trade libel, product disparagement, harassment, invasion
of privacy, tort, obscenity, indecency, and copyright or trademark infringement
("Applicable Law"). The Information available on TAS ONLINEŽ may include
intellectual property that is protected under the copyright, trademark and other
intellectual property laws of the United States and/or other countries ("Intellectual
Property Laws"). Such Intellectual Property Laws generally prohibit the unauthorized
reproduction, distribution or exhibition of all text, photographic and graphic
(art and electronic) images, music, sound samplings and other protected materials.
The violation of applicable Intellectual Property Laws may give rise to civil
and/or criminal penalties.
3. Disclosure of Online Communications.
You are cautioned that any online communications may not be fully confidential.
In addition, you should be aware that federal postal regulations do not protect
electronic mail. You should be aware that some administrative personnel of TAS
may, in the course of their regular duties, have access to communications for
technical or operational purposes.TAS may also disclose any communications to
the extent permitted or required by law.
4. Prohibition Against Rogue Programming.
You shall not post, transmit or make available in any way through TAS ONLINEŽ
any software or other materials which contain a computer virus, trojan horse,
timebomb, worm or other rogue programming ("Rogue Programming"). TAS has no
obligation to detect the presence of any Rogue Programming. Any downloading
of software or other materials or any other use of the Information on TAS ONLINEŽ
is at your risk, and you are advised to take adequate precautions to minimize
any loss to your system caused by Rogue Programming, including use of anti-virus
programs and proper backup of files.
5. Content of Information.
You are responsible for the content of any Information you put on TAS ONLINEŽ.
The Information posted to TAS OnlineŽ does not necessarily reflect the
views of TAS and in no event shall TAS assume or have any responsibility or
liability for any information posted to TAS OnlineŽ or for any claims, damages
or losses resulting from the use and/or appearance of such information on TAS
OnlineŽ. TAS has no obligation to, and does not in the normal course, monitor
or control any Information that is or becomes available on TAS ONLINEŽ.
TAS reserves the right to review any Information that is or becomes available
on TAS ONLINEŽ. TAS reserves the right to refuse to post or to edit or
remove, in whole or in part, any Information that is, in TAS's sole discretion,
unacceptable, undesirable or in violation of these rules. TAS has no obligation
to exercise such reservation of rights by TAS; however, TAS has adopted and
implemented a policy respecting the copyright law that provides for the termination
in appropriate circumstances of users of the TAS ONLINEŽ system or network
who are repeat infringers. TAS may terminate access for content providers or
forum participants who are found repeatedly to provide or post protected material
without necessary rights and permissions. By submitting information to TAS,
you grant TAS a perpetual, royalty-free, worldwide license to use, transmit,
copy and display such information in any and all media now know or hereinafter
devised and represent that you have all necessary rights in such posting. While TAS strives to provide users with the highest-quality related resources on its site, we cannot and do not ensure the quality or accuracy of the non-theartistshowcase.org content to which we link.
The MP3, MPEG, and audio video files and XML files that together comprise a TAS-hosted podcast (herein referred to as the "podcast") are protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. All rights to podcast(s) originating from the producer, including the content and technology included therein, are reserved to the producer. TAS-hosted podcast(s) are available for personal, noncommercial use only. You may link to TAS podcast(s) from your personal Web site and audio files may be downloaded and played on any system for personal, noncommercial purposes, provided that, unless permission to do so is expressly stated:
(a) you do not modify or delete any of the podcast content nor individual
(b) you do not redistribute the MP3 MPEG video audio files made available as part of the podcast nor any audio file downloaded from THEARTISTSHOWCASE.org;
(c) the use or display does not suggest that TAS, local TAS member stations nor the producer of the podcast(s) promotes or endorses any third party causes, ideas, Web sites, products or services;
(d) Video and audio files made available for download are not to be re-produced, edited, re-transmitted, or in any way repurposed without prior consent from the producer and TAS.
For permission requests, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Producers and TAS reserve the right to discontinue providing podcast(s) and to require that you cease accessing or using the podcast(s) or any elements of the podcast at any time for any reason.
The podcast producer and/or TAS may modify any of the terms and conditions contained herein, at any time and at our sole discretion, and such terms and conditions will become binding when placed online.
Under no circumstances and under no legal theory, tort, contract, strict liability, or otherwise, shall the podcast producer, TAS nor any local TAS station be liable to you or any other person for any indirect, special, incidental, or consequential damages of any character including, without limitation, damages for lost profits, loss of goodwill, work stoppage, accuracy of services, content or results, computer failure or malfunction, damages resulting from disabling of the services provided as part of the video podcast(s).
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EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION WARRANTIES OF TITLE,
NONINFRINGEMENT, OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR
PURPOSE. NEITHER TAS NOR THE MEMBER STATIONS WARRANT THAT ANY INFORMATION IS
COMPLETE OR ACCURATE, THAT TAS ONLINEŽ WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE
OR THAT ANY INFORMATION IS FREE OF ROGUE PROGRAMMING.
8. Limitation of Damages.
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE, SHALL TAS OR THE MEMBER STATIONS
BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE OR CONSEQUENTIAL
DAMAGES THAT MAY RESULT FROM THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE TAS ONLINEŽ, INCLUDING
WITHOUT LIMITATION USE OF OR RELIANCE ON INFORMATION AVAILABLE ON TAS ONLINEŽ,
INTERRUPTIONS, ERRORS, DEFECTS, MISTAKES, OMISSIONS, DELETIONS OF FILES, DELAYS
IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, NONDELIVERY OF INFORMATION, DISCLOSURE OF COMMUNICATIONS,
OR ANY OTHER FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE.
9. Release and Indemnity.
YOU HEREBY RELEASE AND WAIVE ANY AND ALL CLAIMS AND/OR LIABILITY AGAINST
TAS AND/OR THE MEMBER STATIONS ARISING FROM OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF
TAS ONLINEŽ. YOU ALSO AGREE TO DEFEND, INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS, TAS
AND THE MEMBER STATIONS, FROM AND AGAINST, ANY AND ALL CLAIMS OR LIABILITY,
INCLUDING COSTS AND ATTORNEYS FEES, ARISING FROM OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR
USE OF TAS ONLINEŽ OR FAILURE TO ABIDE BY APPLICABLE LAW.
These rules may be modified by TAS from time to time and such modifications
will be binding on you when placed online.
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accessing the Service, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions