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Terms and Conditions

Posted: Sun Aug 12, 2007 9:56 am
by QWHIPMaster
Users of QWHIP.com are subject to these Conditions of Use, plus any additional terms and conditions posted at specific portions/pages of the site, including, but not limited to, the Copyright and Trademark information clause below.

* You acknowledge that your are at least 18/21 (depending on individual state laws regarding access to mature subject matter) years of age or older as determined by local and national laws of the geographical region in which you reside.

* You acknowledge you will not expose said material to minors, anyone who does not wish to view it, nor anyone who might find it offensive.

* You acknowledge the principles of the First Amendment of the constitution of the United States Of America, which hold that as an adult you have the unalienable right to view any type of material you chose.

All items on/at the website having a universal resource location of http://www.QWHIP.com" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; (QWHIP.com) are copyright of QWHIP and CockCo. This copyright extends to text and graphics, the selection, arrangement and presentation of all materials, and the overall design of the site. Reproduction, republication or any other replication is strictly prohibited without prior written permission, unless and to the extent specific items posted on QWHIP.com indicate otherwise.

Links may be made to QWHIP.com home page (we do not allow "deep" linking to interior pages of the site) provided the links do not use the trademarks or service marks of QWHIP, CockCo. or its affiliated entities. Links to QWHIP.com may not suggest or imply that QWHIP or its affiliates endorse or support the linking site, its sponsors and/or its advertisers, unless prior written permission to indicate any such endorsement or support has been granted. Framing of QWHIP.com or any of its content is strictly prohibited.

QWHIP.com is provided "as is." Neither QWHIP nor its members, managers or affiliated entities make any representations or warranties, of any kind or any nature, whether express or implied, created by law, contract or otherwise, including, without limitation, any representations or warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title or non-infringement.

In no event shall QWHIP or its affiliated entities be liable for any damages of any kind or nature, including, without limitation, direct, indirect, special, consequential or incidental damages or loss of profits arising from, or in connection with, the existence, operation, use or reliance of this site, regardless of whether QWHIP has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

The material contained on QWHIP.com is offered as entertainment only and not as information or advice.

QWHIP does not necessarily endorse the non-QWHIP resources that may appear or otherwise be referenced on QWHIP.com, and makes no representation or warranties about the products or services they may provide.

Some portions of QWHIP.com are published by separate organizations or entities that are solely responsible for their content. Statements appearing in those portions of QWHIP.com are not necessarily endorsed by CockCo. or any of its members, managers, or subsidiaries.

By linking to other websites, QWHIP does not endorse the policies or practices of, or opinions expressed on, those sites; nor does the QWHIP make any representations or warranties with respect to the accuracy of any items or claims contained therein.

As partial consideration for Users' access to our website and use of the content, Users agree that QWHIP is not liable to Users in any manner whatsoever for decisions Users may make or their actions or non-actions in reliance upon the content. And, Users agree that QWHIP shall not in any case be liable, regardless of the form of action or claim (for example, contract, warranty, tort, negligence, strict liability, professional malpractice, fraud, or other bases for claims), for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, consequential, or punitive damages, even if QWHIP has been advised of the possibility of such damages, resulting or arising from Users' use and access of content purchased or available through this website. This is a comprehensive and all inclusive limitation of liability that applies to all injury to Users' person or property, or the person or property of anyone else, and all harm, losses and damages of any other kind of or to Users or anyone else. If a User is dissatisfied with our website or the content (including all terms of use and legal notifications and agreements), the sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using our website.

The provisions of these Conditions of Use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the state of Louisiana, without regard to choice of law rules. Any litigation arising out of or in connection with the use of this website shall be exclusively in the state or federal courts located in East Baton Rouge (a.k.a. East Jesus) Parish, Louisiana.

Users agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless QWHIP, CockCo. and others involved in the delivery of the website, or the preparation, selection or delivery of the content, from, for at or through the website, from and against any and all liabilities, expenses, damages, and costs, including reasonable attorney's fees, arising or resulting from your use of the website or the content obtained from, at or through the website or from any violation by a User of the provisions of these Conditions of Use or any other condition at this website.

COPYRIGHT AND TRADEMARK INFORMATION

Copyright © 2005 - 2007 QWHIP.com, 1000 Bourbon Street PMB 407, New Orleans, Louisiana 70116. All rights reserved. We or our content providers own all of the content on our website, including text, customized graphics, photographs, music, data, images, audio and video clips and software. U.S. and international copyright laws protect this property. In addition, the manner in which we have compiled, arranged and assembled our content is protected by worldwide copyright laws and treaty provisions. Hypertext linking to interior portions of the website without the prior written permission of QWHIP is strictly prohibited. Inquiries to obtain permission for such linking should be addressed to QWHIP, 1000 Bourbon Street PMB 407, New Orleans, Louisiana 70116.

You may use the content on our website only for your own personal, non-commercial entertainment and shopping purposes. Copying, publishing, broadcasting, modification, distribution, and transmission in any way without the prior written consent of QWHIP is strictly prohibited. QWHIP reserves title and full intellectual property rights for materials downloaded or otherwise received from this website. We hereby grant you permission to download, print and store selected portions of our content. However the copies must be for your own personal and non-commercial use, you cannot copy or post the content on any network computer or broadcast it in any media, and you cannot alter or modify the content in any manner. You also may not delete or change any copyright or trademark or trade name notices or symbols.

QWHIP, as well as other names, button icons, text, graphics, logos, images, designs, titles, words or phrases, audio clips, page headers and service names used on this website are the trademarks, service marks, trade names or other protected intellectual property of QWHIP. They may not be used in connection with any party products or services of any party other than QWHIP. All other brands and names are the property of their owners.

Reproduction, republication or any other replication of this mark is strictly prohibited without prior written permission.

MESSAGE BOARD FORUM

Although the moderators and administrator of this forum may try to keep this forum free of any offensive content, there will be incidents in which it is posted, and you as a user, accesses it. QWHIP may try to remove such content before it is accessed by you or other users, it is impossible for us to keep track of each message posted on this forum at every moment of the day. If such content is posted, we may either edit or remove the post at our discretion. You, therefore, acknowledge that all material posted on these forums express the views and opinions of the user who made the post and not the administrators, moderators, or system administrator (unless the posts are made by these people). Therefore, QWHIP cannot, and will not, be held reliable for such content that is posted on these forums.

Upon accessing the forum, you will be deemed to have agreed to all the terms and conditions of this Agreement, including to have agreed to never use this forum for any threatening, obscene, abusive, hateful or slanderous or purpose, nor for any purpose that violates ANY acceptable laws; and you will be deemed to have also agreed to never hack, or attempt to hack into any area of this forum. You also agree never to post any copyrighted material, which you do not expressly own the copyright to, or that you do not have the authorization to use. Advertisements, spam (or useless information posted often), solicitation, and chain letters ARE NOT allowed on this forum. Failure to abide by these terms will subject your account to an immediate and permanent banning from our forum, and, depending on the severity of the incident, we may contact your internet service provider (ISP). For this reason, your internet protocol (IP) address is logged each time you post a message, login or logout of the forum and each click is logged for a certain amount of time. This information will be expressly used to assist us if there are any attempts to hack into certain areas of this forum and may be used to contact your ISP upon breaking this agreement.

We agree to never sell or disclose any private information that you submit to us. If you opt to register, you will be given a public profile, which allows everyone to see the various information that you submit to us; however, you are not required to disclose any of this information. You will be allowed to privatize certain information (such as your email address), and you are not obligated to provide us with any personal information, which includes but is not limited to your gender, birth date, and name. While we agree never to sell any information you provide to us, we will not be held responsible for any information that may be compromised by someone who may hack into your account. It is highly recommended you use a password that is longer than six (6) characters and is a combination of letters and numbers. If your account has been hacked into, notify the system administrator immediately and we will look further into the matter.

This forum system uses two methods of logging in, cookies and session identification (SID). If you use cookies to login, the forum will save your username, encrypted password, and board passwords to your computer in the form of a "cookie." The other method, session identification, will store your current session on this server using your IP address, username, encrypted password, and any board passwords you may use while using your session. If you use session identification, you will be logged out after three (3) hours of inactivity.

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless QWHIP for any harm caused by any of your actions to QWHIP, any user of this forum, or any other persons or companies.

By accessing the forum, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions of this Agreement as long as you hold this username and failure to do so may result in severe consequences. So help you God. There now, are we all lit?

This policy was last revised July 5, 2007.

UPDATE: As of October 8, 2008 you must register to post at QWHIP.