Terms of Service

Last updated on May 30, 2013

This page describes the terms and conditions that govern your use of certain Uristocrat digital products, including Uristocrat.com, offered by Uristocrat LLC and certain of its subsidiaries (“Uristocrat”, “us” or “we”).

1. GENERAL RULES AND DEFINITIONS

1.1 If you choose to use Uristocrat.com (the “Site”), Uristocrat’s mobile sites and applications, any of the features of this site, including but not limited to RSS, API, software and other downloads (collectively, the “Uristocrat Services”), you will be agreeing to abide by all of the terms and conditions of these Terms of Service between you and Uristocrat LLC (“Uristocrat”, “us” or “we”).

1.2 We may change, add or remove portions of these Terms of Service at any time, which shall become effective immediately upon posting. It is your responsibility to review these Terms of Service prior to each use of the Site and by continuing to use this Site, you agree to any changes.

1.4 We may change, suspend or discontinue any aspect of the Services at any time, including the availability of any Services feature, database, or content. We may also impose limits on certain features and services or restrict your access to parts or all of the Services without notice or liability.

2. CONTENT ON THE SERVICES

2.1 The contents of the Services, including the Site, are intended for your personal, noncommercial use. All materials published on the Services (including, but not limited to news articles, photographs, images, illustrations, audio clips and video clips, also known as the “Content”) are protected by copyright, and owned or controlled by Uristocrat, LLC or the party credited as the provider of the Content. You shall abide by all additional copyright notices, information, or restrictions contained in any Content accessed through the Service.

2.2 The Services and Contents are protected by copyright pursuant to U.S. and international copyright laws. You may not modify, publish, transmit, participate in the transfer or sale of, reproduce (except as provided in Section 2.3 of these Terms of Service), create new works from, distribute, perform, display, or in any way exploit, any of the Content or the Services (including software) in whole or in part.

2.3 You may download or copy the Content and other downloadable items displayed on the Services for personal use only, provided that you maintain all copyright and other notices contained therein.

3. USER GENERATED CONTENT: SUBMISSIONS INCLUDING COMMENTS, READER REVIEWS AND MORE

3.1 You shall not upload to, or distribute or otherwise publish on to the Services any libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, abusive, or otherwise illegal material.

Be courteous. You agree that you will not threaten or verbally abuse other Members, use defamatory language, or deliberately disrupt discussions with repetitive messages, meaningless messages or “spam.”

Use respectful language. Like any community, the online conversation flourishes only when our Members feel welcome and safe. You agree not to use language that abuses or discriminates on the basis of race, religion, nationality, gender, sexual preference, age, region, disability, etc. Hate speech of any kind is grounds for immediate and permanent suspension of access to all or part of the Services.

4. ACCESS AND AVAILABILITY OF SERVICES AND LINKS

4.1 The Services contain links to other related World Wide Web Internet sites, resources, and advertisers. Since we are not responsible for the availability of these outside resources, or their contents, you should direct any concerns regarding any external link to the site administrator or Webmaster of such site.

5. MISCELLANEOUS

5.1 These Terms of Service have been made in and shall be construed and enforced in accordance with New York law. Any action to enforce these Terms of Service shall be brought in the federal or state courts located in New York City.

5.2 Notwithstanding any of the foregoing, nothing in these Terms of Service will serve to preempt the promises made in Uristocrat Privacy Policy.

5.3 Correspondence should be sent to info@uristocrat.com.

5.4 You agree to report any copyright violations of the Terms of Service to The New York Times as soon as you become aware of them. In the event you have a claim of copyright infringement with respect to material that is contained in the Uristocrat.com service, please notify info@uristocrat.com. (Please direct all general questions to info@uristocrat.com.)