1. ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS
PLLKC, Inc. (“PLLKC,” “we,” “us,” or “our”) welcomes you. We’re excited that you have decided to access and use www.pllkc.org site and other websites and applications owned or operated by PLLKC or its affiliates and partners where these Terms and Conditions are posted (collectively, the “Sites”).
THE SECTIONS BELOW TITLED “BINDING ARBITRATION” AND “CLASS ACTION WAIVER” CONTAIN A BINDING ARBITRATION AGREEMENT AND CLASS ACTION WAIVER. THEY AFFECT YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS. PLEASE READ THEM.
2. COMMUNITY GUIDELINES
Our community, like any community, functions best when its people follow a few simple rules. By accessing and/or using the Sites, you hereby agree to comply with these community rules and that:
- You will conduct yourself in a mature manner that lends itself to civil discourse;
- You will not use the Sites for any unlawful purpose or to engage in any commercial activities, including, without limitation, raising money; advertising or promoting a product, service, or company; or engaging in any pyramid or other multi-tiered marketing scheme;
- You will not upload, post, e-mail, transmit, or otherwise make available any content that:
infringes any copyright, trademark, or other proprietary rights of any person or entity; or
is threatening, tortious, defamatory, libelous, indecent, obscene, pornographic, invasive of another’s privacy, or promotes violence; or discloses any personal information about another person, including that person’s name, e-mail address, postal address, phone number, credit card information, or any similar information;
- You will not impersonate any person or entity or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;
- You will not “stalk” or otherwise harass another; and
- You will not interfere with or attempt to interrupt the proper operation of the Sites through the use of any virus, device, information collection or transmission mechanism, software or routine, or access or attempt to gain access to any data, files, or passwords related to the Sites through hacking, password mining, or any other means.
3. SIGN-IN NAME; PASSWORD; UNIQUE IDENTIFIERS
During the registration process for the Sites, we will ask you to create an account, which includes a unique username (“Username”), password (“Password”), and perhaps certain additional information that will assist in authenticating your identity when you log-in in the future (“Unique Identifiers”). When creating your account, you must provide true, accurate, current, and complete information. Each Username and corresponding Password can be used by only one registered user. You are solely responsible for the confidentiality and use of your Username, Password, and Unique Identifiers, as well as for any use, misuse, or communications entered through the Sites using one or more of them. You agree to (a) immediately notify PLLKC of any unauthorized use of your Password, Username, and/or Unique Identifiers, and (b) ensure that you exit from your account at the end of each session. PLLKC reserves the right to delete or change your Password, Username, or Unique Identifier at any time and for any reason. PLLKC will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by any unauthorized use of your account.
4. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
The Sites and all of their content including, but not limited to, audio streams, articles, other text, photographs, illustrations, graphics, product names, designs, logos, video material, and audio clips (collectively, “the Site Materials”) are protected by copyright, trademark, and other laws of the United States, as well as international conventions and the laws of other countries, and are owned by and/or licensed to PLLKC. The compilation (i.e., the collection, arrangement, and assembly) of all content on the Sites is the exclusive property of PLLKC and is protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. All software used on the Sites is the property of or is licensed to PLLKC and is protected by U.S. and international copyright laws.
Any copying, reproducing, republishing, uploading, posting (other than as contemplated in Section 6), modifying, or transmission or distribution of any Site Materials, in whole or in part, is strictly prohibited and will be considered a violation of PLLKC’s intellectual property rights and could result in legal liability and/or criminal sanction.
The trademarks, logos, and service marks displayed on the Sites (collectively, the “Trademarks”) are the trademarks of PLLKC and other parties. Nothing contained in the Sites should be construed as granting by implication, estoppel or otherwise, any license or right to use any Trademark displayed on the Sites without the written permission of PLLKC or the third party that owns the Trademarks specific for each such use. Your use of the Trademarks displayed on the Sites, or any other content on the Sites, except as provided in this Agreement, is strictly prohibited. Use of the Trademarks as part of a link to or from any site is prohibited unless establishment of such a link is approved in advance by us in writing. All goodwill generated from the use of the Trademarks inures to the Trademark owner’s benefit, whether PLLKC or a third party.
Elements of the Sites are protected by trade dress, trademark, unfair competition, and other state and federal laws and may not be copied or imitated in whole or in part, by any means, including but not limited to the use of framing or mirrors. None of the Site Materials may be retransmitted without our express, written consent for each and every instance.
5. NO WARRANTIES/LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
The Site Materials provided on the Sites are for informational and/or entertainment purposes only. PLLKC makes no warranties regarding the quality, reliability, truthfulness, accuracy, completeness, or non-infringement of any Site Materials. Unless otherwise stated expressly, any opinion, view, or idea expressed or implied in any Site Materials or any content contributed or published by visitors to or on the Sites or otherwise disseminated or sent to PLLKC or others on or via the Sites (“Visitor Content”) is the author’s own, and does not necessarily reflect the views of, PLLKC, its affiliates, or any of their respective employees, officers, directors, stockholders, agents, consultants, assignees, affiliates, partners, contractors, professional advisors, advertisers, content providers, and any and all other individuals and organizations providing services on behalf of PLLKC (collectively, the “PLLKC Parties”). You acknowledge and agree that the bloggers and other contributors that PLLKC permits to post content to the Sites are not agents of PLLKC and that PLLKC does not sufficiently edit or control statements that they make.
6. EXTERNAL SITES
The Sites may contain links to third-party websites and such third-party websites may be accessible through the Sites (collectively, the “External Sites”). These links and such accessibility are provided solely as a convenience to you and not as an endorsement by us of the content on such External Sites. The content of such External Sites is developed and provided by others. You should contact the site administrator or webmaster for those External Sites if you have any concerns regarding such links or any content located on such External Sites. We are not responsible for the content of any linked External Sites and do not make any representations regarding the content or accuracy of materials on such External Sites. You should take precautions when downloading files from all websites to protect your computer from viruses and other destructive programs. If you decide to access linked External Sites, you do so at your own risk.