* Also read The Bill of Rights
|USE OF THE "CHAT SERVICES" WILL CONSTITUTE ACCEPTANCE OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS CHATAGREEMENT. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO ABIDE BY THESE TERMS, PLEASE DO NOT ENTER CHATALOT™.|
The chat and related internet services provided through Chatalot™ ("Chat Services") are provided by Chatalot Corporation ("Chatalot Corp") to you ("you" or "user"), subject to the terms of this agreement ("ChatAgreement") and any additional rules that may be published from time to time by Chatalot™. Chatalot™ reserves the right to amend this Chat Agreement at any time without prior notice to you.
We at Chatalot Corp hope that you enjoy your use of the Chat Services and wish to encourage you to do so in a way that allows other users to have a good time. While we believe that encouraging responsible chat is the best way to run Chatalot, we must be clear that Chatalot Corp reserves the right to cancel the Chatalot™ account ("Account") of any user who violates this ChatAgreement.
CHATALOT™ CODE OF RESPONSIBLE CHAT CONDUCT:
You are entirely responsible and liable for all activities conducted through your Account. Listed below are some, though not all, violations of Chatalot's Code of Responsible Chat Conduct. You agree not to do any of the following actions while using Chatalot™:
- harass, threaten, embarrass or cause distress or discomfort upon another Chatalot™ participant, user, or other individual or entity;
- transmit via Chatalot™ any information, data, text, files, links, software, chat, communication or other materials ("Content") that Chatalot Corp considers to be unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, hateful, racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable;
- cause any chat room screen in Chatalot™ to "scroll" faster than other users are able to type to it or any action to a similar disruptive effect;
- impersonate in Chatalot™ any person, including but not limited to, a Chatalot Corp employee, consultant, forum leader, guide or host;
- disrupt the normal flow of dialogue in a Chatalot™ room or otherwise act in a manner that negatively affects other participants;
- post or transmit any unsolicited advertising, promotional materials, or any other forms of solicitation in Chatalot™, except in those areas (for example, shopping rooms) that are designated for such a purpose;
- intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable local, state, national or international law, including but not limited to any regulations having the force of law while using or accessing Chatalot™ or in connection with your use of Chatalot™ in any manner.
You agree that you will not upload or transmit any Content to Chatalot™ that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights ("Rights") of any party. By submitting Content to any chat room, or any area, domain, virtual domain or page residing on Chatalot™ Corporation servers, you automatically grant -- or warrant that the owner of such Content has expressly granted Chatalot Corp. the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display such Content (in whole or part) worldwide and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media, or technology now known or later developed for the full term of any Rights that may exist in such Content.
You and any user of your Account must evaluate, and bear the risk associated with, the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any Content. Chatalot Corp. shall not be responsible for any Content. Chatalot Corp. does not pre-screen or monitor all Content as a matter of policy, but Chatalot Corp. shall have the right, but not the responsibility, to remove Content which is deemed in Chatalot Corp.'s sole discretion harmful, offensive, or otherwise in violation of this Agreement or any rules Chatalot Corp. has in place at the time. Chatalot Corp. may elect at its sole discretion to monitor some, all, or no areas of Chatalot™ for adherence to this Agreement or Chatalot Corp.'s Code of Responsible Chat Conduct.
It is Chatalot Corp.'s policy to take reasonable measures to respect the privacy of Chatalot™ participants. Chatalot Corp. will take reasonable measures to not disclose the contents of your communications unless required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is reasonably necessary to: (i) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Chatalot Corp.; (ii) protect and defend the rights or property of Chatalot Corp. or Chatalot™ or enforce or further the application or intent of the terms of this Agreement; or (iii) act to protect the personal safety of Chatalot™ participants or the public.
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES:
YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT USE OF Chatalot™ IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. CHATALOT CORP., ITS AGENTS EMPLOYEES, OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS, SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE TO YOU FOR ANY CONTENT FOUND ON Chatalot™. CHATALOT CORP. 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.
CHAT SERVICES ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS AND CHATALOT CORP. MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT Chatalot™ WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, OR THAT YOUR USE OF Chatalot™ WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, ERROR FREE OR FREE FROM VIOLATIONS OF THE CODE OF RESPONSIBLE CHAT CONDUCT; NOR DOES CHATALOT CORP. MAKE ANY WARRANTY AS TO THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF Chatalot™ OR AS TO THE ACCURACY OR RELIABILITY OF ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED THROUGH Chatalot™. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM Chatalot™ SHALL CREATE ANY REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY MADE HEREIN.
YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT ANY CONTENT DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF Chatalot™ IS DONE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK, AND THAT YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGES TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS IN THE DOWNLOAD OF SUCH CONTENT.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY:
TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMISSIBLE UNDER THE LAWS OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS, CHATALOT CORP., ITS AGENTS EMPLOYEES, OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS, SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES RESULTING FROM THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE Chatalot™ OR FOR COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS AND SERVICES OR RESULTING FROM ANY GOODS OR SERVICES PURCHASED OR OBTAINED OR MESSAGES RECEIVED OR TRANSACTIONS ENTERED INTO THROUGH Chatalot™ OR RESULTING FROM UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF PROFITS, USE, DATA, OR OTHER INTANGIBLE PROPERTIES, EVEN IF CHATALOT CORP. HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
Either you or Chatalot Corp. may terminate your Account at any time for any reason. Once your Account is terminated, you may not access Chatalot™ in any manner or for any reason without the express written consent of Chatalot Corp., and you may not assist in enabling a terminated user access to Chatalot™ using or via your Account.
In cases where you have authorized another individual, including a minor, to use your Account, you recognize that you are fully responsible for:
(i) the online conduct of such user;
(ii) controlling the users access to and use of Chatalot™
(iii) the consequences of any misuse.
You further recognize that the holder of the Account is entirely responsible for activities conducted through such Account. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT SOME AREAS OF Chatalot™ MAY CONTAIN MATERIAL THAT IS INAPPROPRIATE FOR MINORS.
GOVERNING LAW, JURISDICTION, ETC.:
This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, U.S.A., excluding its conflict of law provisions. As an essential point of this ChatAgreement you agree to irrevocably submit to the personal jurisdiction of the state or federal courts located within the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for any matter arising out of or in any way relating to this Agreement, or the Chat Services, whether brought by you, Chatalot Corp., or a third party. In connection with this provision you agree to waive any and all objections to venue with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts based upon the doctrine of forum non conviens (ie. it's inconvenient for me to go to court there) or otherwise.
In the event that any portion of this Agreement is deemed by a court to be invalid, the remaining provisions shall remain in full force and effect.
WHAT TO DO:
If you witness chat in a public chat room that violates this Agreement or the Chatalot™ rules then in effect, please email the offending person's identification and cut and paste the relevant content into an email to firstname.lastname@example.org While we believe that a well-run site is the most rewarding for all persons involved, Chatalot Corp. cannot guarantee that any action will be taken as a result of your email. Please refer to this Agreement from time to time for any updates Chatalot Corp. may make to this Agreement and to Chatalot™ Code of Responsible Chat Conduct.
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