TERMS OF SERVICE
1. ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS
SilverBreakout welcomes you. SilverBreakout (Owners, operators, staff and affliates) provides its service to you, subject to the following Terms of Service ("TOS"), which may be updated by us from time to time without notice to you. You can review the most current version of the TOS at any time from your personal desktop. In addition, when using particular SilverBreakout owned or operated services, you and SilverBreakout shall be subject to any posted guidelines or rules applicable to such services which may be posted from time to time. SilverBreakout may also offer other services that are governed by different Terms of Service.
2. DESCRIPTION OF SERVICE
SilverBreakout provides users with access to a rich collection of resources, including, various tools, forums, services, personalized content and branded programming through its network of properties which may be accessed through any various medium or device now known or hereafter known or developed (the "Service). You also understand and agree that the Service may include advertisements and that these advertisements may be necessary for SilverBreakout to provide the Service. You also understand and agree that the Service may include certain communications from SilverBreakout, such as service announcements, administrative messages and the SilverBreakout Newsletter, and that these communications are considered part of SilverBreakout membership and you will not be able to opt out of receiving them. Unless explicitly stated otherwise, any new features that augment or enhance the current Service, including the release of new SilverBreakout properties, shall be subject to the TOS. You understand and agree that the Service is provided "AS-IS" and that SilverBreakout assumes no responsibility for the timeliness, deletion, mis-delivery or failure to store any user information, communications or personalization settings. You are responsible for obtaining access to the Service and that access may involve third party fees (such as Internet service provider or airtime charges). You are responsible for those fees, including those fees associated with the display or delivery of advertisements. In addition, you must provide and are responsible for all equipment necessary to access the Service.
3. YOUR REGISTRATION OBLIGATIONS
In consideration of your use of the Service, you represent that you are of legal age to form a binding contract and are not a person barred from receiving services under the laws of the United States or other applicable jurisdiction. You also agree to: (a) provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by the Service's registration form (such information being the "Registration Data") and (b) maintain and promptly update the Registration Data to keep it true, accurate, current and complete. If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, or SilverBreakout has reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, SilverBreakout has the right to suspend or terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future use of the Service (or any portion thereof). SilverBreakout is concerned about the safety and privacy of all its users, particularly children. For this reason, parents of children under the age of 13 who wish to allow their children access to the Service must monitor said service and is responsible for all such activities.
You agree to abide by these terms of service and this service will not be used or the user will not permit others to use the Service through their account in any way that violates any law or regulation, subjects SilverBreakouti to liability, or violates the TOS including but not limited to,
publishing, posting, distributing, or disseminating any defamatory, obscene, libelous, slanderous, or other unlawful material or information.
SilverBreakout reserves the right to verify the accuracy of the information you submit in connection with your registration for SilverBreakout Services and you hereby consent to SilverBreakout's verification of such information.
5. MEMBER ACCOUNT, PASSWORD AND SECURITY
You will receive a password and account designation upon completing the Service's registration process. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the password and account, and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your password or account. You agree to (a) immediately notify SilverBreakout of any unauthorized use of your password or account or any other breach of security, and (b) ensure that you exit from your account at the end of each session. SilverBreakout cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with this Section.
6. MEMBER CONDUCT
You understand that all information, data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages or other materials ("Content"), whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, are the sole responsibility of the person from which such Content originated. This means that you, and not SilverBreakout, are entirely responsible for all Content that you upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available via the Service. SilverBreakout does not control the Content posted via the Service and, as such, does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such Content. You understand that by using the Service, you may be exposed to Content that is offensive, indecent or objectionable. Under no circumstances will SilverBreakout be liable in any way for any Content, including, but not limited to, for any errors or omissions in any Content, or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Content posted, emailed, transmitted or otherwise made available via the Service.
You agree to not use the Service to:
You acknowledge that SilverBreakout may or may not pre-screen Content, but that SilverBreakout and its designees shall have the right (but not the obligation) in their sole discretion to pre-screen, refuse, or move any Content that is available via the Service. Without limiting the foregoing, SilverBreakout and its designees shall have the right to remove any Content that violates the TOS or is otherwise objectionable. 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. In this regard, you acknowledge that you may not rely on any Content created by SilverBreakout or submitted to SilverBreakout, and in all other parts of the Service.
You acknowledge, consent and agree that SilverBreakout may access, preserve, and disclose your account information and Content if required to do so by law or in a good faith belief that such access preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to: (a) comply with legal process; (b) enforce the TOS; (c) respond to claims that any Content violates the rights of third-parties; (d) respond to your requests for customer service; or (e) protect the rights, property, or personal safety of SilverBreakout, its users and the public.
You understand that the technical processing and transmission of the Service, including your Content, may involve (a) transmissions over various networks; and (b) changes to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting networks or devices.
You understand that the Service and software embodied within the Service may include security components that permit digital materials to be protected, and use of these materials is subject to usage rules set by SilverBreakout and/or content providers who provide content to the Service. You may not attempt to override or circumvent any of the usage rules embedded into the Service. Any unauthorized reproduction, publication, further distribution or public exhibition of the materials provided on the Service, in whole or in part, is strictly prohibited.
- upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available
any Content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening,
abusive, harassing, tortuous, defamatory, vulgar,
obscene, libelous, invasive of another's privacy,
hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise
- harm minors in any way;
- impersonate any person or entity, including, but not
limited to, a SilverBreakout official, forum leader, guide or
host, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your
affiliation with a person or entity;
- forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in
order to disguise the origin of any Content transmitted
through the Service;
- upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available
any Content that you do not have a right to make
available under any law or under contractual or fiduciary
relationships (such as inside information, proprietary
and confidential information learned or disclosed as part
of employment relationships or under nondisclosure
- upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available
any Content that infringes any patent, trademark, trade
secret, copyright or other proprietary rights
("Rights") of any party;
- upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available
any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional
materials, "junk mail," "spam,"
"chain letters," "pyramid schemes,"
or any other form of solicitation;
- upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available
any material that contains software viruses or any other
computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt,
destroy or limit the functionality of any computer
software or hardware or telecommunications equipment;
- interfere with or disrupt the Service or servers or
networks connected to the Service, or disobey any
requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of
networks connected to the Service;
- "stalk" or otherwise harass another; and/or
- collect or store personal data about other users in
connection with the prohibited conduct and activities set
forth as described above.
7. SPECIAL ADMONITIONS FOR INTERNATIONAL USE
Recognizing the global nature of the Internet, you agree to comply with all local rules regarding online conduct and acceptable Content. Specifically, you agree to comply with all applicable laws regarding the transmission of technical data exported from the United States or the country in which you reside.
8. CONTENT SUBMITTED OR MADE AVAILABLE FOR INCLUSION ON THE SERVICE
SilverBreakout does not claim ownership of Content you submit or make available for inclusion on the Service. However, with respect to Content you submit or make available for inclusion on publicly accessible areas of the Service, you grant SilverBreakout the following world-wide, royalty free and non-exclusive license(s), as applicable:
"With respect to Content you submit or make available for inclusion on publicly accessible areas of SilverBreakout, the license to use, distribute, reproduce, modify, adapt, publicly perform and publicly display such Content on the Service solely for the purposes of providing and promoting the specific area of SilverBreakout to which such Content was submitted or made available. This license exists only for as long as you elect to continue to include such Content on the Service and will terminate at the time you remove or SilverBreakout removes such Content from the Service.
"With respect to photos, graphics, audio or video you submit or make available for inclusion on publicly accessible area of the Service other than SilverBreakout, the license to use, distribute, reproduce, modify, adapt, publicly perform and publicly display such Content on the Service solely for the purpose for which such Content was submitted or made available. This license exists only for as long as you elect to continue to include such Content on the Service and will terminate at the time you remove or SilverBreakout removes such Content from the Service.
"With respect to Content other than photos, graphics, audio or video you submit or make available for inclusion on publicly accessible areas of the Service other than SilverBreakout, the perpetual, irrevocable and fully sublicensable license to use, distribute, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, publicly perform and publicly display such Content (in whole or in part) and to incorporate such Content into other works in any format or medium now known or later developed.
"Publicly accessible" areas of the Service are those areas of the SilverBreakout network of properties that are intended by SilverBreakout to be available to the general public.
You agree to indemnify and hold SilverBreakout, and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, co-branders or other partners, and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys' fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of Content you submit, post, transmit or make available through the Service, your use of the Service, your connection to the Service, your violation of the TOS, or your violation of any rights of another.
10. NO RESALE OF SERVICE
You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, trade, resell or exploit for any commercial purposes, any portion of the Service (including your SilverBreakout ID, email address and password), use of the Service, or access to the Service.
11. GENERAL PRACTICES REGARDING USE AND STORAGE
You acknowledge that SilverBreakout may establish general practices and limits concerning use of the Service, including without limitation the maximum number of days that email messages, message board postings or other uploaded Content will be retained by the Service, the maximum number of email messages that may be sent from or received by an account on the Service, the maximum size of any email message that may be sent from or received by an account on the Service, the maximum disk space that will be allotted on SilverBreakout's servers on your behalf, and the maximum number of times (and the maximum duration for which) you may access the Service in a given period of time. You agree that SilverBreakout has no responsibility or liability for the deletion or failure to store any messages and other communications or other Content maintained or transmitted by the Service. You acknowledge that SilverBreakout reserves the right to log off accounts that are inactive for an extended period of time. You further acknowledge that SilverBreakout reserves the right to modify these general practices and limits from time to time.
12. MODIFICATIONS TO SERVICE
SilverBreakout reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Service (or any part thereof) with or without notice. You agree that SilverBreakout shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Service.
You agree that SilverBreakout may, under certain circumstances and without prior notice, immediately terminate your SilverBreakout account, and access to the Service. Cause for such termination shall include, but not be limited to, (a) breaches or violations of the TOS or other incorporated agreements or guidelines, (b) requests by law enforcement or other government agencies, (c) a request by you (self-initiated account deletions), (d) discontinuance or material modification to the Service (or any part thereof), (e) unexpected technical or security issues or problems, (f) extended periods of inactivity, (g) you have engaged in fraudulent or illegal activities, and/or (h) nonpayment of any fees owed by you in connection with the Services. Termination of your SilverBreakout account includes (a) removal of access to all offerings within the Service, including but not limited to the Portable Desktop, (b) deletion of your password and all related information, files and content associated with or inside your account (or any part thereof), and (c) barring further use of the Service. Further, you agree that all terminations for cause shall be made in SilverBreakout's sole discretion and that SilverBreakout shall not be liable to you or any third-party for any termination of your account, any associated email address, or access to the Service.
You may cancel your SilverBreakout account by contacting support at firstname.lastname@example.org.
14. DEALINGS WITH ADVERTISERS
Your correspondence or business dealings with, or participation in promotions of, advertisers found on or through the Service, including payment and delivery of related goods or services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such advertiser. You agree that SilverBreakout shall not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings or as the result of the presence of such advertisers on the Service.
The Service may provide, or third parties may provide, links to other World Wide Web sites or resources. Because SilverBreakout has no control over such sites and resources, you acknowledge and agree that SilverBreakout is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any Content, advertising, products, or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. You further acknowledge and agree that SilverBreakout shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such Content, goods or services available on or through any such site or resource.
16. SilverBreakout'S PROPRIETARY RIGHTS
You acknowledge and agree that the Service and any necessary software used in connection with the Service ("Software") contain proprietary and confidential information that is protected by applicable intellectual property and other laws. You further acknowledge and agree that Content contained in sponsor advertisements or information presented to you through the Service or advertisers is protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents or other proprietary rights and laws. Except as expressly authorized by SilverBreakout or advertisers, you agree not to modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute or create derivative works based on the Service or the Software, in whole or in part.
SilverBreakout grants you a personal, non-transferable and non-exclusive right and license to use the object code of its Software on a single computer; provided that you do not (and do not allow any third party to) copy, modify, create a derivative work of, reverse engineer, reverse assemble or otherwise attempt to discover any source code, sell, assign, sublicense, grant a security interest in or otherwise transfer any right in the Software. You agree not to modify the Software in any manner or form, or to use modified versions of the Software, including (without limitation) for the purpose of obtaining unauthorized access to the Service. You agree not to access the Service by any means other than through the interface that is provided by SilverBreakout for use in accessing the Service.
17. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT:
- YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE SERVICE
IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS
AVAILABLE" BASIS. YAHOO AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES,
AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, PARTNERS AND
LICENSORS EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM 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.
- SilverBreakout AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, OFFICERS,
EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, PARTNERS AND LICENSORS MAKE NO
WARRANTY THAT (i) THE SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR
REQUIREMENTS; (ii) THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED,
TIMELY, SECURE OR ERROR-FREE; (iii) THE RESULTS THAT MAY
BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE SERVICE WILL BE ACCURATE
OR RELIABLE; (iv) THE QUALITY OF ANY PRODUCTS, SERVICES,
INFORMATION OR OTHER MATERIAL PURCHASED OR OBTAINED BY
YOU THROUGH THE SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS; AND
(v) ANY ERRORS IN THE SOFTWARE WILL BE CORRECTED.
- ANY MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE
USE OF THE SERVICE IS ACCESSED AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND
RISK, AND YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE
TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM
THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY SUCH MATERIAL.
- NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN,
OBTAINED BY YOU FROM SilverBreakout OR THROUGH OR FROM THE
SERVICE SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN
- A SMALL PERCENTAGE OF USERS MAY EXPERIENCE EPILEPTIC
SEIZURES WHEN EXPOSED TO CERTAIN LIGHT PATTERNS OR
BACKGROUNDS ON A COMPUTER SCREEN OR WHILE USING THE
SERVICE. CERTAIN CONDITIONS MAY INDUCE PREVIOUSLY
UNDETECTED EPILEPTIC SYMPTOMS EVEN IN USERS WHO HAVE NO
HISTORY OF PRIOR SEIZURES OR EPILEPSY. IF YOU, OR ANYONE
IN YOUR FAMILY, HAVE AN EPILEPTIC CONDITION, CONSULT YOUR
PHYSICIAN PRIOR TO USING THE SERVICE. IMMEDIATELY
DISCONTINUE USE OF THE SERVICE AND CONSULT YOUR PHYSICIAN
IF YOU EXPERIENCE ANY OF THE FOLLOWING SYMPTOMS WHILE
USING THE SERVICE: DIZZINESS, ALTERED VISION, EYE OR
MUSCLE TWITCHES, LOSS OF AWARENESS, DISORIENTATION, ANY
INVOLUNTARY MOVEMENT, OR CONVULSIONS.
18. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT SilverBreakout AND ITS
SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, PARTNERS
AND LICENSORS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DIRECT,
INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY
DAMAGES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF
PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF
SilverBreakout HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES),
RESULTING FROM: (i) THE USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICE;
(ii) THE COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS AND SERVICES
RESULTING FROM ANY GOODS, DATA, INFORMATION OR SERVICES PURCHASED
OR OBTAINED OR MESSAGES RECEIVED OR TRANSACTIONS ENTERED INTO
THROUGH OR FROM THE SERVICE; (iii) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR
ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA; (iv) STATEMENTS OR
CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY ON THE SERVICE; OR (v) ANY OTHER
MATTER RELATING TO THE SERVICE.
19. EXCLUSIONS AND LIMITATIONS
SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES OR THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. ACCORDINGLY, SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OF SECTIONS 17 AND 18 MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
20. SPECIAL ADMONITION FOR SERVICES RELATING TO FINANCIAL MATTERS
If you intend to create or join any service, receive or request any news, messages, alerts or other information from the Service concerning companies, stock quotes, investments or securities, please read the above Sections 17 and 18 again. They go doubly for you. In addition, for this type of information particularly, the phrase "Let the investor beware" is apt. The Service is provided for informational purposes only, and no Content included in the Service is intended for trading or investing purposes. SilverBreakout and its licensors shall not be responsible or liable for the accuracy, usefulness or availability of any information transmitted or made available via the Service, and shall not be responsible or liable for any trading or investment decisions made based on such information.
21. NO THIRD PARTY BENEFICIARIES
You agree that, except as otherwise expressly provided in this TOS, there shall be no third party beneficiaries to this Agreement.
SilverBreakout may provide you with notices, including those regarding changes to the TOS, by either email, regular mail, or postings on the Service.
23. TRADEMARKS AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTIES INFORMATION
Without SilverBreakout's prior permission, you agree not to display or use in any manner, the logos, marks and scripts contained with SilverBreakout.
SilverBreakout respects the intellectual property of others, and we ask our users to do the same. SilverBreakout may, in appropriate circumstances and at its discretion, disable and/or terminate the accounts of users who may be repeat infringers.
24. GENERAL INFORMATION
Entire Agreement. The TOS constitutes the entire agreement between you and SilverBreakout and governs your use of the Service, superseding any prior agreements between you and SilverBreakout with respect to the Service. You also may be subject to additional terms and conditions that may apply when you use or purchase certain other SilverBreakout services, affiliate services, third-party content or third-party software.
Choice of Law and Forum. The TOS and the relationship between you and SilverBreakout shall be governed by the laws of the State of California without regard to its conflict of law provisions. You and SilverBreakout agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located within the county of Los Angeles, California.
Waiver and Severability of Terms. The failure of SilverBreakout to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the TOS shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of the TOS is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties' intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of the TOS remain in full force and effect.
No Right of Survivorship and Non-Transferability. You agree that your SilverBreakout account is non-transferable and any rights to your SilverBreakout ID or contents within your account terminate upon your death. Upon receipt of a copy of a death certificate, your account may be terminated and all contents therein permanently deleted.
Statute of Limitations. You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to use of the Service or the TOS must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred.