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THEGLFORUM.COM is wholly owned by PITA, LLC


PITA, LLC.COM reserves the right to change these terms and conditions at any time, and you agree that each visit you make to PITA, LLC shall be subject to the current terms and conditions as published on our website at THEGLFORUM.COM (the Website) .


Last Revision: July 25, 2014

 

General Terms of Use

 

By accessing THEGLFORUM.COM you are agreeing to be bound by these Website Terms of Use and all applicable laws and regulations, and you agree that you are solely responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. If you do not agree with any of these terms, do not use this site. Any claim relating to THEGLFORUM.COM shall be governed by the laws of the State of Texas, USA. The materials contained on the Website are protected by applicable copyright and trademark laws.

 

Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability

 

THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, PRODUCTS AND SERVICES OFFERED ON OR THROUGH THE WEBSITE AND/OR ANY THIRD-PARTY SITES ARE WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. WE DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE SITE OR ANY OF ITS FUNCTIONS WILL BE ERROR-FREE BUG-FREE. WE MAKE NO WARRANTY THAT DEFECTS OR SOFTWARE BUGS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT ANY PART OF THIS SITE OR THE SERVERS ON WHICH IT IS HOSTED, ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.

 

THIS WEBSITE IS FOR ENTERTAINMENT AND INFORMATION USE ONLY AND IS NOT INTENDED FOR ANY COMMERCIAL USE. THE INFORMATION ON THIS WEBSITE SHOULD NOT BE USED IN ANY ACTIVITY WHERE DAMAGE TO PROPERTY OR INJURY TO PERSONS MAY OCCUR. YOU ASSUME ALL RISK FOR THE USE OF ANY INFORMATION ON THIS WEBSITE.

 

THEGLFORUM will not be responsible or liable for any product or services you may purchase or obtain as a result of using the Website. If you purchase or use the services of a vendor or sponsor of this Website you assume all risk associated with that product or service. You agree to release THEGLFORUM, its affiliates and partners from any damages you may incur arising out of the purchase of any product or service obtained from a third-party on this Website.

 

In no event shall PITA, LLC or its service providers, affiliates, associates, subsidiaries or partners be liable for any damages, including, without limitation, damages for loss of data or profit, or due to business interruption, arising out of the use of or inability to use the materials contained on the Website even if PITA, LLC has been notified of the possibility of such damage. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so the above exclusion may not apply to you. This disclaimer of liability applies to any damages or injury caused by any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, communication line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, alteration of, or use of record, whether for breach of contract, tortious behavior, negligence, or under any other cause of action.

 

The opinions expressed in the electronic forums conducted on the Website are not necessarily those of PITA, LLC or its service providers, affiliates, associates, or partners and PITA, LLC makes no representations or warranties regarding that information or those opinions. Neither PITA, LLC or its service providers, associates, subsidiaries or partners shall be responsible or liable to any person or entity whatsoever for any loss, damage (whether actual, consequential, punitive or otherwise), injury, claim, liability or other cause of any kind or character whatsoever based upon or resulting from any information or opinions provided in such forums.

 

Etiquette

 

Electronic forums such as email distribution lists, web-based forums, and classified advertising lists that may be provided by PITA, LLC have ground rules and established etiquette for posting messages or material to these forums. Users should be considerate of the expectations and sensitivities of others on the network when posting material for electronic distribution. You may not use the Website to impersonate another person or misrepresent that you have authorization to act on behalf of PITA, LLC or any other party. All messages transmitted by you should correctly identify you as the sender. Any attempt to alter the system configuration, to breach the security of the network, to gain unauthorized access to other users. email accounts, or any other attempt at 'hacking', is prohibited, and will result in the immediate cancellation of all access and privileges and the possibility of criminal and/or civil charges being brought.

 

Jurisdiction

 

This agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Texas and the laws of United States of America and users of the submit to the jurisdiction of the courts of the State of Texas. This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement and supersedes all prior and contemporaneous agreements, whether oral or written, of the parties.

 

Privacy

 

PITA, LLC appreciates and respects the privacy concerns of the visitors to its Website. Certain information may be recorded by THEGLFORUM.COM as a matter of course by THEGLFORUM.COM.s servers in order to track the number of visitors to the Website and to help provide an enhanced online experience for the visitor. The type of information tracked by our servers may include the browser and operating system in use by the visitor and the domain name of the visitor.s Internet service provider. Collecting this information allows THEGLFORUM.COM to optimize the visitor.s Website experience. E mail addresses and other personally identifiable data about visitors to this site are known to PITA, LLC only if and when voluntarily submitted by the visitor, for example through the registration process. All personal information collected by PITA, LLC is retained by PITA, LLC, and not sold or otherwise provided to third parties, unless there is a disposition of PITA, LLC's business. PITA, LLC sometimes uses email addresses and other personally identifiable information to communicate with visitors who have provided PITA, LLC with their email addresses. Visitors should be aware that when they voluntarily disclose personal information on bulletin boards or in chat areas, that information can be collected and used by others and may result in unsolicited messages from other parties, notwithstanding that this is expressly prohibited by these Terms and Conditions of Use.

 

Many of THEGLFORUM.COM's web pages may place a 'cookie' in the browser files of a visitor's computer. The cookie itself may not contain any personal information. Although cookies may enable THEGLFORUM.COM to relate a visitor's use of the Website to information that the visitor may have specifically and knowingly provided, PITA, LLC does not do so for any sites specifically designed for and aimed at children. PITA, LLC believes that parents should supervise their children's online activities and should consider using parental control tools available from online services and software manufacturers that help provide a kid-friendly online environment. These tools can also prevent children from disclosing online any personal information without parental permission.

 

Submissions

 

By posting/sending a message in any public electronic forum on the Website, you agree to have that message along with your name and/or user name posted for public viewing both here and in other promotional and advertising materials and on other THEGLFORUM Websites, without compensation. PITA, LLC does not undertake to necessarily post every submission. All messages that are posted here represent the opinions of the individuals or organizations posting those messages, and do not express the ideas or opinions of PITA, LLC. You may copy the posted messages for personal use, but redistribution in any way requires the written permission of PITA, LLC. In consideration of this authorization, you agree that any copy you make of any message(s) located on this Website shall retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained therein.

 

You represent and warrant that: (i) you own the content posted by you on or through the Website or otherwise have the right to grant the license set forth below, and (ii) the Posting of your content does not violate the privacy rights, publicity rights, copyrights, contract rights or any other rights of any person.


You agree to grant to PITA, LLC a non exclusive, royalty free, worldwide, irrevocable, perpetual license to reproduce, distribute, transmit, sublicense, create derivative works of, publicly display, publish and perform any materials and other information you submit to any public areas, chat rooms, bulletin boards, newsgroups or forums of PITA, LLC or which you provide by email or any other means to PITA, LLC and in any media now known or hereafter developed. Further, you grant to PITA, LLC the right to use your name and or user name in connection with the submitted materials and other information as well as in connection with all advertising, marketing and promotional material related thereto, together with use on any other THEGLFORUM Websites. You agree that you shall have no recourse against THEGLFORUM for any alleged or actual infringement or misappropriation of any proprietary right in your communications to PITA, LLC.

 

In order to maintain an informative and valuable service that meets the needs of the users of the Website and avoids the harm that can result from disseminating statements that are false, malicious, in violation of the rights of others, or otherwise harmful, it is necessary to establish the following rules to protect against abuse.

 

You may not:

  • Restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Website.
  • Use the Website to impersonate any person or entity, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity.
  • Interfere with or disrupt any servers or networks used to provide the Website or its features, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of the networks we use to provide the Website.
  • Use the Website to instigate or encourage others to commit illegal activities or cause injury or property damage or interfere with business interests or contractual relations of any person.
  • Gain unauthorized access to the Website, or any account, computer system, or network connected to this Website, by means such as hacking, password mining or other illicit means.
  • Obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available through this Website.
  • Use the Website to post or transmit any unlawful, threatening, abusive, libelous, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, profane or indecent information of any kind, including without limitation any transmissions constituting or encouraging conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any local, state, provincial, national or international law.
  • Use the Website to post or transmit any information, software or other material that violates or infringes upon the rights of others, including material that is an invasion of privacy or publicity rights or that is protected by copyright, trademark or other proprietary right, or derivative works with respect thereto, without first obtaining permission from the owner or rights holder.
  • Use the Website to post or transmit any information, software or other material that contains a virus or other harmful component.
  • Use the Website to post, transmit or in any way exploit any information, software or other material for commercial purposes, or that contains advertising.
  • Use the Website to advertise or solicit to anyone to buy or sell products or services, to cease using the Website, to visit another competing Website, or to make donations of any kind, without our express written approval.
  • Gather for marketing purposes any email addresses or other personal information that has been posted by other users of the Site.

 

You agree to indemnify PITA, LLC and each of its officers, directors, employees, agents, distributors and affiliates from and against any and all third party claims, demands, liabilities, costs, or expenses, including reasonable legal fees, resulting from your breach of any of the foregoing provisions.

 

You understand that we have no obligation to monitor any bulletin boards, chat rooms, web logs, or other areas of the Website through which users can supply information or material. However, we reserve the right at all times to disclose any information we believe necessary to satisfy any law, regulation or governmental request, or to 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 and Conditions of Service. We also reserve the right to deny access to the Website or any features of the Website to anyone, for any reasons, including as a result of persons who violate these Terms and Conditions of Service or who, in our sole judgment, interferes with the ability of others to enjoy our website or infringes the rights of others.

To access certain features of the Website, we may ask you to provide certain demographic information including your gender, year of birth, zip code and country. In addition, if you elect to sign-up for a particular feature of the Website, such as chat rooms, web logs, or bulletin boards, you may also be asked to register with us on the form provided and such registration may require you to provide personally identifiable information such as your name and email address. You agree to provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by the Website's registration form. If we have reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is untrue, inaccurate, or incomplete, we have the right to suspend or terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future use of the Website (or any portion thereof). Our use of any personally identifiable information you provide to us as part of the registration process is governed by the terms of our Privacy Policy.

Copyright Infringement Policy

 

PITA, LLC reserve the right, but not the obligation, to terminate your license to use the Website if determined in the sole and absolute discretion of PITA, LLC that you are involved in infringing activity, including alleged acts of first-time or repeat infringement, regardless of whether the material or activity is ultimately determined to be infringing.

 

THEGLFORUM.COM and PITA, LLC accommodate and do not interfere with standard technical measures used by copyright owners to protect their materials. In addition, THEGLFORUM.COM and PITA, LLC have implemented procedures for receiving written notification of claimed infringements and for processing such claims. If you are a copyright owner who believes your copyrighted material has been reproduced, posted or distributed via the Website in a manner that constitutes copyright infringement, please inform our designated copyright agent by sending a written complaint that complies with the requirements below to our designated agent by registered mail or courier:

 

TheGLForum

4464 Young Dr

Carrollton, TX 75010

 

 

Please include the following information in your written notice regarding any defamatory, or infringing activity, whether of a copyright, patent, trademark or other proprietary right: (1) a detailed description of the copyrighted work that is allegedly infringed upon; (2) a description of the location of the allegedly infringing material on the Website; (3) your contact information, including your address, telephone number, and, if available, email address; (4) a statement by you indicating that you have a good-faith belief that the allegedly infringing use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; (5) a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, affirming that the information in your notice is accurate and that you are authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf; and (6) an electronic or physical signature of the copyright owner or someone authorized on the owner's behalf to assert infringement of copyright and to submit the statement.

 

Upon the receipt of written notice compliant with the requirements set out above, it is the policy of THEGLFORUM.COM and PITA, LLC to remove the allegedly infringing material from the Website.

THEGLFORUM.COM and PITA, LLC will deny access to the Website or any features of the Website to anyone who is the found to be the source of allegedly infringing material and after a warning from THEGLFORUM.COM, continues to post allegedly infringing material.

 

Passwords

 

To use certain features of the Website, you will need a username and password, which you will receive through the Website's registration process. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the password and account, and are responsible for all activities (whether by you or by others) that occur under your password or account. You agree to notify us immediately of any unauthorized use of your password or account or any other breach of security, and to ensure that you exit from your account at the end of each session. We cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to protect your password or account information.

 

Classified Advertising

 

The Website may include certain classified advertising services. When you submit a classified ad for publication on the Website, you agree that the advertisement as it appears on the Website becomes our property and you assign all ownership interest in the advertisement as it appears on the Website under copyright law or otherwise to us. Submission of an advertisement does not constitute a commitment to publish the advertisement, and publication of an advertisement does not constitute an agreement for continued publication. We will accept only standard abbreviations and require proper punctuation. We reserve the right to edit, reclassify, revise, reject or cancel any advertisement at any time, in our sole discretion. Rates and specifications, if any, are subject to change.

 

Termination

 

We may cancel or terminate your right to use the Website or any part of the Website at any time without notice. In the event of cancellation or termination, you are no longer authorized to access the part of the Website affected by such cancellation or termination. The restrictions imposed on you with respect to material downloaded from the Website, and the disclaimers and limitations of liabilities set forth in these Terms and Conditions of Service, shall survive.

 

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