The Site, including but not limited to all text, graphics, logos, icons, images, data, graphs, audio, videos, computer programs and other material and information contained on, or utilized in the provision of, the Site is the property of CATS or its content suppliers and is protected by copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, patents or other proprietary rights. CATS hereby grants you a limited, nonexclusive, non-transferable personal license to use the Site for personal or informational purposes only. Except as expressly authorized by CATS in writing, you may not use, copy, distribute, modify or create derivative works from, disclose, display, transmit, or post or any portion of the Site for any purpose. All rights not expressly granted herein are reserved to CATS and/or its licensors.
To use certain features of the Site or participate in certain activities sponsored by CATS, we might ask you to register as a user or participant. If so requested, each Site user must: (a) personally provide true, accurate, current and complete information on the Site’s registration form (collectively, the “Registration Data”) and (b) maintain and promptly update the Registration Data as necessary to keep it true, accurate, current and complete. If, after investigation, CATS has reasonable grounds to suspect that any user’s Registration Data is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, CATS may suspend or terminate any and all current or future use of the Site by that user.
A user may receive passwords and account designations upon completing certain Site registration processes and is wholly responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of such passwords or designations.
The Site may include access to or use of blogs and/or other message or communication facilities. All information, data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages, or any other materials whatsoever, whether publicly posted or privately transmitted to CATS or the Site, shall be collectively referred to as the “Content.” The submitting user retains ownership of Content. Notwithstanding the user’s ownership of the Content, the submitting user grants the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive, transferable, world-wide license to CATS to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, distribute, perform, and display such Content (in whole or part) on the Site. CATS has not, and will not, review, monitor or edit the Content for accuracy, timeliness, integrity or completeness. CATS shall have the right (but not the obligation) in its sole discretion to refuse or delete any Content that it considers to violate the Terms or be otherwise illegal. CATS, in its sole and absolute discretion, may preserve Content and may also disclose Content if required to do so by law, judicial or governmental mandate or, to protect the rights, property, or personal safety of Site users and the public.
In order to maximize the user experience at the Site, we ask you to follow these rules: (a) you shall not upload to, distribute through or otherwise publish through the Site any Content that is libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, threatening, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, abusive, illegal or otherwise objectionable that would constitute or encourage a criminal offense, violate the rights of any party or that would otherwise give rise to liability or violate any law; (b) you shall not use the Site in any manner that could be offensive to the CATS online community, including but not limited to posting Content that promotes racism, bigotry, hatred or physical harm of any kind against any group or individual, or that could be harmful to minors or that harasses or advocates harassment of another person; (c) you will use this Site only in a manner consistent with all laws and regulations and in accordance with the Terms; (d) you will not impersonate any person or entity, misrepresent any affiliation with another person, entity, or association, use false IP addresses or headers, or otherwise conceal your identity from CATS for any purpose; (e) you will only submit Content for which you have the copyright or other specific permission to distribute electronically; (f) you will not violate, plagiarize, or infringe on the rights of third parties including copyright, trademark, trade secret, privacy, publicity or proprietary rights; and (g) you shall not, without our express written approval, distribute or otherwise publish any Content containing any solicitation of funds, advertising, or solicitation for goods or services.
The Site is not intended for use by children. If you are under 13, you may not submit or post any information or material on the Site or otherwise provide such information to CATS, including but not limited to personally identifiable information.
CATS may terminate a user’s ability to use the Site in CATS’s absolute discretion and for any reason. CATS is likely to terminate your use of the Site for reasons that include, but are not limited to, the following: (a) violation of these Terms; (b) abuse of Site resources or attempt to gain unauthorized entry to the Site; or (c) as required by law, regulation, court or governing agency order. CATS’s termination of any user’s access to the Site may be effected without notice and, on such termination, CATS may immediately bar any further access to the Site. CATS shall not be liable to any user or other third party for any termination of that user’s access to the Site. In the event of termination, CATS reserves the right to delete, or not delete a user’s Content at CATS’s sole discretion.
The Site may provide links to other websites. CATS exercises no control whatsoever over such other websites and is not responsible or liable for the availability, content, advertising, products or other materials on such websites. Your access and use of such linked websites, including information, material, products and services therein, is solely at your own risk.
All use of the CATS services described at the Site is subject your acceptance and compliance with the Terms of Service: (the “Terms of Service”).
CATS does not control the Content posted to the Site and, as such, does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such Content. Under no circumstances will CATS be liable in any way for any Content, including, but not limited to, liability for any errors or omissions in any Content or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Content posted, emailed or otherwise transmitted or displayed via the Site. Each user must evaluate, and bear all risks associated with the use of the Site and any Content, including any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, timeliness, integrity or usefulness of the Site or any such Content.
Each user shall indemnify, defend and hold harmless CATS from any and all claims, demands, damages, costs, and liabilities including reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of that user’s acts or omissions, including claims arising out of that user’s use of the Site; his or her submission, posting or transmission of Content or his or her violation of the Terms.
EACH USER’S USE OF THE SITE IS AT HIS OR HER SOLE RISK. THE SITE IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. CATS 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. CATS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES RESULTING FROM ANY USER’S USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES OR THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. ACCORDINGLY, SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
“CATSONE” and “CATS” are trademarks of CATS. All other marks, names, and logos mentioned on the Site are the property of their respective owners. Your use of the CATS trademarks and other marks, names and logos set forth on the Site without prior written consent is strictly prohibited.
CATS respects the intellectual property rights of others, and requires that the people who use the Site do the same. It is our policy to respond promptly to claims of intellectual property misuse. If you believe that your work has been copied and is accessible on this Site in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, you may notify us by providing our copyright agent with the following information in writing: (a) the electronic or physical signature of the owner of the copyright or the person authorized to act on the owner’s behalf; (b) identification of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed; (c) identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing and information reasonably sufficient to permit CATS to locate the material, including the full URL. (d) your name, address, telephone number, and email address. (e) 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; (f) a statement, 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.
Our designated agent to receive notification of claimed infringement under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 is:
New Counsel, PLC
233 Park Avenue, Suite 203
Minneapolis, MN 55415