We don’t mean to turn you off from the site by inundating you with legalese, but we need to make clear our respective rights and responsibilities related to this service. So, the staff of buddyBridge.com (“buddyBridge”) offer these community services (the “Services”) to you subject to the terms and conditions of use (“Terms”) contained herein. By accessing, creating or contributing to any blogs hosted at http://www.buddybridge.com/, and in consideration for the Services we provide to you, you agree to abide by these Terms. Please read them carefully before posting to or creating any blog.
1. Rights in the Content You Submit
Default Creative Commons Public License
Unless you specify otherwise, any and all works of authorship copyrightable by you and posted by you to any section (“Content”) are submitted under the terms of an Attribution-ShareAlike Creative Commons Public License. Under this license, you permit anyone to copy, distribute, display and perform your Content, royalty-free, on the condition that they credit your authorship each time they do so. You also permit others to distribute derivative works of your Content, but only if they do so under the same Attribution-ShareAlike license that governs your original Content.
Those of us who are using this service believe deeply in free speech. Given our role in offering this service and our presence together as part of a community, however, we must reserve the right to remove certain content that you may post. As a general matter, you may post content freely to your own buddyBlog and to those of others, so long as the content is not illegal, obscene, defamatory, threatening, infringing of intellectual property rights, invasive of privacy or otherwise injurious or objectionable.
You may not use the buddyBridge name to endorse or promote any product, opinion, cause or political candidate.
By posting content to any buddyBlog, you warrant and represent that you either own or otherwise control all of the rights to that content, including, without limitation, all the rights necessary for you to provide, post, upload, input or submit the content, or that your use of the content is a protected fair use. You represent and warrant also that the content is accurate, that the content you supply does not violate these Terms, and that you will indemnify and hold buddyBridge harmless for any and all claims resulting from content you supply.
You acknowledge that buddyBridge does not pre-screen or regularly review posted content, but that it shall have the right to remove in its sole discretion any content including images that it considers to violate these Terms.
You understand that all content posted to http://www.buddyBridge.com/ is the sole responsibility of the individual who originally posted the content. You understand, also, that all opinions expressed by users of this site are expressed strictly in their individual capacities, and not as representatives of buddyBridge.
You agree that buddyBridge will not be liable, under any circumstances and in any way, for any errors or omissions, loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of use of any content posted on this site. You agree that you must evaluate and bear all risks associated with the use of any content, including any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of such content.
3. Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitation of Liability
This site is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis. buddyBridge makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, as to the site’s operation or the information, content or materials included on this site. To the full extent permissible by applicable law, buddyBridge hereby disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including but not limited to implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for any particular purpose. buddyBridge will not be liable for any damages of any kind arising from the use of or inability to use this site. You expressly agree that you use this site solely at your own risk.
buddyBridge reserves the right to change, at any time, at our sole discretion, the Terms under which these Services are offered. You are responsible for regularly reviewing these Terms. Your continued use of the Services constitutes your agreement to all such Terms.