Last Updated and effective as of July 8, 2016
- Legal Agreement
- Effective Date; Modification
- Entire Agreement
- Additional Terms
- Your Use and Your Content
- Submission of Your Ideas and Suggestions
- Your Account and Your User Information
- Charges That You May Pay
- Links to Third-Party Websites
- Prohibited Conduct
- Linking to the Sites
- Limitation of Liability
- Notice of Claims of Copyright Infringement
- Governing Law and Jurisdiction
- Contact Us
These Terms are a legal agreement between you and us, and they contain important information regarding your legal rights, remedies and obligations. By accessing, browsing or otherwise using any portion of any Sites or Services, you acknowledge that you have read and understand these Terms, and you agree to be bound by these Terms. If you do not agree to these Terms, you may not access, browse or otherwise use any portion of the Sites, and you must discontinue all use of the Sites and the Service immediately.
EFFECTIVE DATE; MODIFICATIONS
We reserve the right to modify these Terms and/or any other guidelines or policies affecting the Sites at any time, and all modifications will become effective upon the earlier of (1) posting of the revisions on the Sites, or (2) distribution of the revisions by electronic mail. Your continued use of any of the Sites or the Services after the effective date of any modifications means that you accept and agree to all such revisions. Please visit this page on a regular basis and check the “last updated and effective date” at the top of this page to ensure that you are familiar with the most recent version of these Terms. You can address your questions or concerns regarding these Terms to email@example.com.
These Terms constitute the entire agreement between you and us and supersede all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral or written, between you and us, with respect to your use of the Sites and all matters relating to your access to, and/or use of, the Sites. A printed version of these Terms and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in any and all judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to these Terms to the same extent as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form.
If any part of these Terms is determined to be invalid or unenforceable under applicable law including, without limitation, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations stated above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision(s) will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision, and the remainder of these Terms shall continue in full effect.
We partner with other companies to provide or facilitate some of the Services, including, without limitation, registering for events, soliciting user feedback, administering our e-mail announcements, processing payments, facilitating orders, administrating promotions, and processing and storing data. These companies may maintain their own terms of service, which are not under our control.
Your Use and Your Content
Certain features of the Sites may allow you to post, upload, transmit or submit certain materials, content, information or ideas to the Sites ("Your Content"). You may not post, upload, transmit or submit to the Sites any of Your Content that you did not create or that you do not have express written permission to post. By providing Your Content to us, you: (1) represent and warrant that Your Content is original to you, that you own or otherwise control all of the rights in Your Content, or that you have the rights necessary to grant to us the license in the following subsections (2) and (3), and that Your Content does not violate any rights, including the rights of privacy, of any party and does not otherwise violate the law; (2) grant to us and our parents, subsidiaries and affiliates, a world-wide, non-exclusive, fully-paid, royalty-free, unrestricted, perpetual, irrevocable, fully transferable, assignable and sub-licensable (through multiple tiers) right and license, but not obligation, to copy, reproduce, edit, modify, distribute, transmit, display, perform, publish, sell, adapt, create derivative works from, and otherwise use Your Content, and to identify you as the contributor of Your Content, for any purpose that we may choose, in our sole discretion, and through any means or media, whether now existing or subsequently developed, and without any compensation to, or any approval by, you or any third party, and you waive and agree not to assert any author’s rights, “droits morales” or “moral rights; (3) subject to applicable laws, grant to us and our parents, subsidiaries and affiliates, a worldwide, non-exclusive, fully-paid, royalty-free, unrestricted, perpetual, fully transferable, irrevocable right and license, but not obligation, to exhibit, display, publish, reproduce, distribute and otherwise use your name, likeness, biographical information, photographs and videos of you that you post, upload, transmit or submit to the Sites (“Your Likeness”), for any and all purposes, including without limitation, in connection with Your Content and any derivative works thereof, any advertising, marketing and promotion of Your Content, and any other lawful purpose, in any form, format, media or configuration, whether now known or hereafter devised, without any obligation or further consideration to you or any other party and without any right of review or approval by you or any other party; and (4) agree to indemnify and hold us and our parents, subsidiaries and affiliates harmless from and against any and all claims, actions and damages (including, without limitation, court costs, legal fees, accounting fees and amounts paid in settlement) that are related to or result from your use of the Sites, Your Content, Your Likeness or its posting on, or submission to, the Sites, and/or your violation of these Terms. You will cooperate as fully as reasonably required in the defense of any such claim or action; however, we reserves the right, at our own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter subject to indemnification by you.
We cannot be responsible for maintaining Your Content, and we may remove Your Content from the Sites at any time, for any and no reason, and without notice to you. We reserve the right, but do not have an obligation, to monitor and/or review all materials posted to the Sites, or through the Sites’ services or features, by its users, but we are not responsible for any such materials. We further reserve the right at all times to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any law, regulation or government request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, that in our sole discretion are objectionable or in violation of these Terms or applicable law. We may also impose limits on certain features on the Sites or restrict your access to part or all of the features or services on the Sites, if we believe that you are in breach of these Terms or applicable law, or for any other reason, all without notice or liability.
Submission of Your Ideas and Suggestions
While we encourage you to share ideas and suggestions through the Site, we wish to avoid any potential misunderstandings or disputes that may arise from the limited use that we, our respective designees or other users of this Site may make of any ideas or suggestions that you choose to share or if our content or business activities seem similar to any such ideas or suggestions. When you share ideas or suggestions through the Sites (including, without limitation, ideas or suggestions for new publications, new creative work, or content) (collectively, "Submissions"), you hereby grant to us and to our designees a worldwide, nonexclusive, transferrable, assignable, and sublicenseable (through multiple tiers), royalty-free, fully paid-up, perpetual, irrevocable right and license, but not obligation, to use, reproduce, edit, modify, distribute, transmit, adapt, create derivative works from, publicly perform, publicly display and license, digitally perform, make, have made, publish, sell, offer for sale, import, and otherwise use your Submissions in any and all media and means of communication, now known or hereafter developed, for any purpose that we and/or our respective designees may choose, and without any compensation to, or any approval by, you or any third party, and you waive and agree to assert any and all author’s rights, “droit morales” and “moral rights.” IF YOU DO NOT WISH TO GRANT THE FOREGOING RIGHTS AND LICENSE, DO NOT SHARE, SUBMIT OR POST ANY SUBMISSIONS ON OR THROUGH ANY OF THE SITES.
Your Account and Your User Information
You are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of Your User Information. You are also solely responsible for any and all activities that occur under Your Account or Your User Information. You must notify us immediately, via email to firstname.lastname@example.org, of any suspected or actual unauthorized use of Your Account or Your User Information, and of any and all other security breaches.
We reserve the right to terminate Your Account or to refuse services to you, without prior notice to you, at any time and for any or no reason. Without limiting the above, if you are a repeat infringer of any intellectual property or other right or violate these Terms, we will, in appropriate circumstances, permanently terminate Your Account and remove Your Content from the Sites. You have the right to terminate Your Account at any time. You may terminate Your Account by following instructions on the Sites. For assistance terminating your account, please email us at email@example.com.
If you voluntarily terminate Your Account or allow Your Account to lapse, you may reactivate Your Account at any time through the account interface on the Sites. Accounts terminated by use for any type of abuse, including without limitation, a violation of these Terms, may not be reactivated.
CHARGES THAT YOU MAY PAY
Some of the Services require you to pay a fee, the details will be available in various areas of the Sites that allow you to purchase or products or services. If you choose to receive notifications via text message, please be aware that there are usually costs associated with receiving SMS or MMS messages, which are determined by your carrier. You should contact your carrier to determine the charges that may apply before you sign up to receive our updates via SMS or MMS. If you wish to stop receiving such messages from us, at aby time, simply write “STOP” in a reply to any message from us. You agree to pay all fees and applicable taxes incurred by you or anyone using Your Account Information.
We may, from time to time, modify, amend or supplement our fees and fee-billing methods, and such changes shall be effective immediately upon posting in these Terms or elsewhere on the Sites.
Each Party’s respective subsidiaries, affiliated companies, distributors, vendors, contractors, licensors and/or licensees ("Country Radio Broadcasters Parties") are the exclusive owners or the licensees of all content and materials on this Site ("Site Content") and of all related intellectual property rights, including, without limitation, all copyrights, moral rights, trademark rights and patent rights. Site Content includes, without limitation, all features, functions, services, software, algorithms, designs, objects, documentation, know-how, code, data, art, graphics, animation, photographs, images, text, music, sound effects, audio and/or audio-visual elements, downloadable materials, look-and-feel, design, layout, organization, presentation, user interface, navigation and stylistic convention of the Sites.
The trademarks and service-marks Country Radio Broadcasters®, Country Radio Seminar®, CRB Country Radio Broadcasters®, CRS ™, related marks and logos, and the trade dress of this Site ("Country Radio Broadcasters Marks") are the exclusive property of Country Radio Broadcasters, Inc. Unauthorized use of any the Country Radio Broadcasters Marks, or of any word, term, name or symbol that dilutes any the Country Radio Broadcasters Marks, or of any word, term, name or symbol that is likely to cause confusion or mistake with respect to the user’s connection or association with Country Radio Broadcasters, Inc. or the Country Radio Seminar or their approval or sponsorship of the user’s products or services, is strictly prohibited by law. All other trade names, trademarks and service-marks that appear on the Sites are the property of their respective owners and cannot be used without permission from the owner.
You may access, browse and use the Sites and the Site Content only for your personal, non-commercial use, on a single computer, mobile electronic device or other Internet-compatible device. You do not acquire any ownership interests in any of the Site Content, the Country Radio Broadcasters Marks, and related marks and logos by accessing, browsing or otherwise using the Sites. You may not copy, reproduce, modify, distribute, transmit, display, perform, publish or otherwise exploit, through any means or media, any of the Site Content or the Country Radio Broadcasters Marks, except as may be allowed by law.
Links to Third-Party Websites
The Sites contain links to websites of third parties (including, without limitation, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, and CVent). If you use these links, you will leave the Sites. These third parties and their websites are not under our control. We do not review, examine or evaluate content before linking to these websites and we are not responsible for their content or operation. By providing links to these websites, we do not approve, warrant or endorse, or otherwise make any representation about, these websites or their owners or operators, and do not assume any related responsibility or liability. You should exercise your own judgment in evaluating and using these websites. When you link to these websites, you become subject to their terms and conditions of use, their privacy policies and their policies on collection, use, and disclosure of your personal information.
You warrant and agree that, while accessing or using this Site, you will not:
- impersonate any person or entity or misrepresent your affiliation with any other person or entity, whether actual or fictitious, including anyone from the Sites, Country Radio Broadcasters, The Country Radio Broadcasters Parties or otherwise affiliated with us;
- use an inappropriate username or screen name;
- insert your own or a third party’s advertising, marketing, or other promotional content into any of Site Content, or post, upload, transmit or submit such content as part of Your Content;
- obtain or attempt to gain unauthorized access to other computer systems, materials, information or any services available on or through the Sites through any means, including through means not intentionally made publicly available or provided through the Sites;
- engage in any automatic or unauthorized means of accessing, logging-in or registering on the Sites, or obtaining lists of users or other information from or through the Sites, including, without limitation, any information residing on any server or database connected to the Sites;
- use the Sites or any Services in any manner that could interrupt, damage, disable, overburden or impair the Sites or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the Sites, including, without limitation, sending mass unsolicited messages or "flooding" servers;
- use the Sites or any Services in violation of our intellectual property or other proprietary or legal rights, or of the rights of any third party;
- use the Sites or any of the Services in violation of any law;
- attempt (or encourage or support anyone else’s attempt) to circumvent, reverse-engineer, decrypt, or otherwise alter or interfere with, the Sites or any of the Services; or
- post, transmit, publish or otherwise disseminate through the Sites any of Your Content that, as we determine in our sole discretion: (1) is vulgar, obscene, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable, harmful, harassing, fraudulent, threatening, abusive, libelous, defamatory or otherwise unlawful; (2) infringes on our or any third party’s intellectual property or other rights, or otherwise violates any law; (3) is derogatory or harmful to our reputation in any way; or is otherwise inappropriate; or (4) is otherwise inappropriate.
Linking to ThE SiteS
You agree that if you include a link from any website to the Sites Content, such link shall open in a new browser window and shall link to the full version of an HTML-formatted page of this Site. You may not link directly to any Site Content, by, for example and without limitation, "in-line" linking or "deep-linking" methods, or in any manner causing this Site, or any page of this Site, to be "framed," surrounded or obfuscated by any third-party content, materials or branding. We may, at any time and for any or no reason, require that any link to this Site be discontinued and removed and revoke your right to link to the Site Content and Sites.
We administer, control and operate this Site from our offices in Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, the United States of America. The Sites are accessible world-wide; however, some of its features or functions may not be available or appropriate for use outside of the United States and/or may not be available to all persons or in all geographic locations. We make no representation that this Site and Site Content are appropriate or authorized for use in all countries, states, provinces, counties or any other jurisdictions outside of the United States. Your access and use of this Site may not be legal in your jurisdiction. If you choose to access, browse or use this Site, you do so on your own initiative and risk, and you are responsible for compliance with all applicable laws if, and to the full extent that, such laws and restrictions are applicable. We reserve the right to limit, in our sole discretion, the provision of any feature or function of this Site to any person and geographic area. Any offer for any feature or function made on this Site is void where prohibited.
The Sites provide information of a general nature only and you are responsible for determining whether it applies to your specific situation. We specifically disclaim any liability concerning any action that any person may take based on any information or guidance provided at the Sites.
Some content of the Sites may be provided by the users of the Sites. With the exception of the limited license granted to us in these Terms, we do not obtain or control any rights in, and do not exert editorial control over, such content provided by users. We do not independently verify the representations and warranties made by the users with respect to such Site Content. Furthermore, despite the prohibitions against posting inaccurate or inappropriate information, information provided by other users of this Site may contain inaccurate, inappropriate, or offensive material, and we disclaim any responsibility or liability for this material. If you become aware of any misuse of this Site, please contact us, by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We do not guarantee the accuracy, timeliness, correctness, completeness, performance or fitness for a particular purpose of this Site or any of Site Content. We are not liable for any errors or inaccuracies in, or omissions from, Site Content.
THE SITES,THE SERVICES, SITE CONTENT AND ANY GOODS OR SERVICES THAT ARE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE OR THAT MAY BE OBTAINED THROUGH THIS SITE ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY WARRANTY WITH RESPECT TO, UPTIME OR UNINTERRUPTED ACCESS, CONCERNING THE AVAILABILITY, ACCURACY OR USEFULNESS OF THE SITE CONTENT AND ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, SATISFACTORY QUALITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE SITES, THE SERVICES OR SITE CONTENT WILL BE TIMELY, SECURE, UNINTERRUPTED, OR OPERATED FREE OF DELAYS IN TRANSMISSION, FAILURE IN PERFORMANCE, COMPUTER VIRUSES, INACCURACIES, ERRORS, OR DEFECTS. YOU USE THIS SITE AT YOUR OWN RISK. WE ALSO ASSUME NO RESPONSIBILITY, AND SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR, ANY DAMAGES TO, OR VIRUSES THAT MAY INFECT, YOUR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT OR OTHER PROPERTY ON ACCOUNT OF YOUR ACCESS TO, BROWSING, OR USE OF THE SITES OR YOUR DOWNLOADING OF ANY CONTENT ON THE SITES. YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR IMPLEMENTING SUFFICIENT PROCEDURES AND VIRUS CHECKS (INCLUDING ANTI-VIRUS AND OTHER SECURITY CHECKS) TO SATISFY YOUR PARTICULAR REQUIREMENTS FOR THE ACCURACY AND SECURITY OF DATA INPUT AND OUTPUT. NO ADVICE, RESULTS OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM US OR THROUGH THIS SITE SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY MADE HEREIN. Some jurisdictions do not allow the disclaimer of implied warranties, so the foregoing disclaimers may not apply to you.
You acknowledge and agree that your sole remedy for any problems or dissatisfaction with the sites or the services is to terminate your account and discontinue all use of the sites and the services.
Limitation of Liability
EXCEPT AS SET OUT BELOW, UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY BREACH OF CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR LIABILITY ARISING UNDER ANY OTHER LEGAL OR EQUITABLE THEORY, WILL WE OR THE COUNTRY RADIO BROADCASTERS PARTIES BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES THAT ARISE OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF THE SITES OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITES, OR ANY SITE CONTENT, INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES OBTAINED OR ACCESSEDTHROUGH THIS SITE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. Some states or jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages and, in such states or jurisdictions, our liability and liability of any of the Country Radio Broadcasters Parties shall be limited to the fullest extent permitted by law.
IN NO EVENT SHALL WE OR THE COUNTRY RADIO BROADCASTERS PARTIES BE LIABLE FORANY CONTENT POSTED, TRANSMITTED, EXCHANGED OR RECEIVED BY US OR ON BEHALF OF ANY USER OR OTHER PERSON ON OR THROUGH THE SITES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY OF YOUR CONTENT). IN NO EVENT SHALL OUR AND THE COUNTRY RADIO BROADCASTERS PARTIES’ TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES AND CAUSES OF ACTION EXCEED, IN THE AGGREGATE (A) THE AMOUNT, IF ANY, PAID BY YOU TO US FOR YOUR USE OF THE SITES OR FOR ANY OF YOUR ACTIVITIES ON THIS SITE DURING THE THREE (3) MONTHS IMMEDIATELY PRECEDING YOUR CLAIM (EXCLUDING THE AMOUNTS PAID FOR ANY MERCHANDISE PURCHASED ON THE SITES), OR (B) ONE HUNDRED UNITED STATES DOLLARS ($100.00 USD), WHICHEVER IS GREATER.
Notice of Claim of Copyright Infringement
We respect the intellectual property rights of others and require our users to do the same.
To notify us of your claim of copyright infringement related to any Site Content, please send a written communication to our designated copyright agent:
DMCA Copyright Agent
Country Radio Broadcasters, Inc.
1009 16th Avenue South
Nashville, TN 27212
Your notice must include:
- A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;
- Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site;
- Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the material;
- Information reasonably sufficient to permit us to contact you, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail address;
- A statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
- A statement that the information in the notification is accurate and, under penalty of perjury, that you are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
Upon receiving a proper notification of copyright infringement as described above, we will remove or disable access to the allegedly-infringing material and promptly notify the alleged infringer of your claim. We also will advise the alleged infringer of the counter-notification procedure, as described in, and required by, The Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998, 17 U.S.C. § 512.
If we receive a valid counter-notification, we will restore the removed or disabled material after ten (10), but no later than fourteen (14), business days from the date on which we receive the counter-notification, unless our Copyright Agent first receives notice from you, as the party filing the original notification of copyright infringement, informing us that you have filed a court action to restrain infringement of the material in question.
You agree that we may assign any of our rights, and/or transfer, sub-contract or delegate any of our obligations, under these Terms. Your agreement to these Terms is personal to you and you may not transfer or assign it to any third party.
Governing Law AND Jurisdiction
Except as provided in the paragraphs below, by visiting or using the Sites, you agree that the laws of the United States of America and the laws of the State of Tennessee, without regard to the principles of conflict of laws, will govern your use of the Sites or the Services, and these Terms and all matters relating to your access to, and/or use of, the Sites, including all disputes between you and us and/or Country Radio Broadcasters Parties. You irrevocably submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of, and venue in, the state and federal courts seated in Davidson County, Tennessee, and the corresponding appellate courts, in any related action or proceeding.
YOU AGREE THAT ANY COURT ACTION ARISING OUT OF, OR RELATED TO, YOUR USE OF THE SITES OR THE SERVICES, THESE TERMS AND ALL MATTERS RELATING TO YOUR ACCESS TO, AND/OR USE OF, THIS SITE MUST BE COMMENCED BY YOU WITHIN ONE (1) YEAR AFTER THE CAUSE FOR SUCH ACTION ACCRUES; OTHERWISE, SUCH CAUSE OF ACTION SHALL BE PERMANENTLY BARRED.
If you should have questions about these Terms or any of our practices, please contact us. Please include your name and your contact information in your mail or electronic correspondence.
Our postal address is:
Country Radio Broadcasters, Inc.
1009 16th avenue South
Nashville, TN 737212
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