Terms of Use

These Terms of Use cover all of the websites and any associated content, including without limitation, any and all mobile or desktop applications, Apps, email, over-the-top-platforms, streaming services, software, social media accounts, RSS and Mobile Services (as defined below) or other products, materials, or services made available on, from, or through websites (collectively, the “Websites”) of Team Party Worldwide Holdings, LLC and its subsidiaries and affiliates (collectively, “Team Party Worldwide”), or owned or operated by Team Party Worldwide.  Please read these Terms of Use carefully before accessing any of the Team Party Worldwide Websites.

These Terms of Use, together with Team Party Worldwide’s Privacy Policy at http://www.resignationmedia.com/legal/privacy and Team Party Worldwide’s Copyright Policy at http://resignationmedia.com/legal/copyright, each incorporated herein by reference (Team Party Worldwide’s Privacy Policy and Copyright Policy are collectively, with these Terms of Use, are referred to herein as the “Terms”), and any other legal notices published by Team Party Worldwide on the Websites constitute the entire agreement between you and Team Party Worldwide concerning the Websites.

By visiting any of the Team Party Worldwide Websites or downloading, installing, or using any Team Party Worldwide services, you signify your agreement to the terms and conditions set forth in these Terms.  If you do not agree to any of these Terms, including the Team Party Worldwide Privacy Policy and Copyright Policy, please do not use the Websites.

The Websites are provided, controlled, operated, and administered by Team Party Worldwide from its offices within the United States of America.  Team Party Worldwide makes no representation that the Websites are appropriate or available for use at other locations outside of the United States, and access to them from territories where their contents are illegal is prohibited.  If you access any Website from a location outside of the United States, you are responsible for compliance with all laws of that location.

These Terms apply to all users of the Websites, including users who contribute User Submissions (as defined below).  These Terms apply to all content and works of authorship, visual interfaces, interactive features, information, graphics, design, compilation, photographs, computer code, API’s, products, software, photographs, services, audio/visual elements, creations, motion pictures, musical compositions, sound recordings, proprietary materials, intellectual property, all other elements of and materials incorporated in, appearing on, or published on, the Websites, trademarks, trade secrets, patents, other intellectual property and/or proprietary material, and all rights therein, of any kind and nature, in any and all media now known or hereafter devised (collectively, “Material”)

Modification of Terms

Team Party Worldwide may, in its sole discretion, modify, supplement, or revise these Terms at any time.  Unless Team Party Worldwide makes a change for legal or administrative reasons, Team Party Worldwide will provide reasonable advance notice before the updated Terms become effective.  You agree that Team Party Worldwide may notify you of the updated Terms by posting them on the Websites, and that your use of the Websites after the effective date of the updated Terms (or engaging in such other conduct as Team Party Worldwide may reasonably specify) constitutes your agreement to the updated Terms.  Therefore, you should review these Terms before using the Websites.  The updated Terms will be effective as of the time of posting, or such later date as may be specified in the updated Terms, and will apply to your use of the Websites from that point forward.

The Websites are currently a free service, but Team Party Worldwide reserves the right to begin charging at any time for use of all or parts of the Websites.  Team Party Worldwide reserves the right to discontinue any aspect of the Websites at any time. Team Party Worldwide reserves the right to reclaim usernames that become inactive or on behalf of businesses or individuals that hold legal claim or trademark on those usernames.

User Age Requirements

To use the Websites, you must either be: (a) at least 18 years of age or the age of majority in your jurisdiction of residence (whichever is greater); or, (b) if you are between the ages of 13 and 18/the age of majority, you must have the consent of your parent or legal or guardian to use the Websites.  If you are under 13 years of age, please do not use the Websites.

Team Party Worldwide Accounts

You do not need an account in order to access content on the Websites; however, in order to access some features of the Websites, you will have to create an account.  You may be able to create your account using your Facebook, social media, email or other accounts.  Your use of those third party services are governed by the terms of use and privacy policies of those third parties.  Additionally, you may never use another’s account without permission.  When creating your account, you must provide accurate and complete information.  Team Party Worldwide prohibits the creation of, and you agree that you will not create, an account for anyone other than yourself.  You also represent that all information you provide or provided to Team Party Worldwide upon registration and at all other times will be true, accurate, current, and complete.  You agree to update your information as necessary to maintain its truth and accuracy.  You are solely responsible for the activity that occurs on your account, and you must keep your account password secure.  It is your sole responsibility to protect your password from unauthorized use.  You must notify Team Party Worldwide immediately of any breach of security or unauthorized use of your account.  You agree that you will not solicit, collect or use the login credentials of other Team Party Worldwide users.

Although Team Party Worldwide will not be liable for your losses caused by any unauthorized use of your account, you may be liable for the losses of Team Party Worldwide or others due to such unauthorized use.  Team Party Worldwide will not be responsible for any unauthorized access to, or alteration of, your transmissions of data or any material, information, or data sent to or received from your account, regardless of whether the data is actually received by Team Party Worldwide.

Mobile Services

Team Party Worldwide may offer certain services that are available via a mobile device or app, including: (a) the ability to upload User Submissions to the Websites via a mobile device; (b) the ability to browse the Websites from a mobile device; and (c) the ability to access certain features through an application downloaded and installed on a mobile device (collectively, the ”Mobile Services“).  To the extent you access the Websites through a mobile device, your wireless service carrier’s standard charges, data rates, and other fees may apply.  In addition, downloading, installing, or using certain Mobile Services may be prohibited or restricted by your carrier.  Not all Mobile Services may work with all carriers or devices.  By using the Mobile Services, you understand that certain information about your usage of the Mobile Services may be communicated to Team Party Worldwide.

Proprietary Rights in the Websites

You acknowledge and agree that the Websites and all Material owned by Resignation, other than the User Submissions, constitute the proprietary and valuable property of Team Party Worldwide.  All copyright, patents, trademark, trade secrets, or other intellectual property and/or proprietary rights (collectively, “IP Rights”) in the Website and Material constitutes the sole and exclusive property of Resignation, or its licensees.  Any use of the Websites, other than as specifically authorized herein, is strictly prohibited.  Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved by Team Party Worldwide.

Some of the characters, logos, or other images incorporated by Team Party Worldwide on the Websites are also protected as registered or unregistered trademarks, trade names and/or service marks owned by Team Party Worldwide (as applicable) or others (collectively, “Trademarks”).  You agree not to use any Team Party Worldwide Trademarks without Team Party Worldwide’s written consent.  The trademarks, service marks, trade names, logos and other branding owned by third parties and used or displayed via the Websites (collectively, “Third Party Mark(s)”) may be trademarks of their respective owners who may or may not endorse or be affiliated with or connected to Team Party Worldwide.  Except as expressly provided in these Terms, or in terms provided by the owner of a Third Party Mark, nothing in these Terms or the Websites should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right to use any of Team Party Worldwide Trademarks or Third Party Marks that are used or displayed on the Websites, without the respective owner’s prior written permission in each instance.  All goodwill generated from the use of Team Party Worldwide Trademarks will inure to the exclusive benefit of Team Party Worldwide.

Your Use of Material

Your right to use the Team Party Worldwide Websites and any Material or other content appearing on it is subject to your compliance with these Terms.  All Material is provided to you AS IS.  Modification or use of the Material or other content on Team Party Worldwide Websites for any purpose not permitted by these Terms may be a violation of the IP Rights therein and is prohibited.

You may access and display Material and all other content displayed on the Websites for non-commercial, personal, entertainment use on a single computer or device only.  The Material and all other content on the Websites may not otherwise be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, distributed or used in any way unless specifically authorized by Team Party Worldwide.  If Team Party Worldwide does authorize you to copy any Material or any part of the Websites, that authorization is subject to your reproducing, keeping intact, and not altering, removing, modifying, or suppressing, all copyright and other proprietary notices.  Using any Material on any other website or networked computer environment is prohibited.  Also, decompiling, reverse engineering, disassembling, or otherwise reducing the code used in any software on Team Party Worldwide Websites into a readable form in order to examine the construction of such software and/or to copy or create other products based (in whole or in part) on such software, is prohibited.

You understand that, when using the Websites, you will be exposed to Material from a variety of sources, and that Team Party Worldwide is not responsible for the accuracy, timeliness, usefulness, or IP Rights of or relating to such Material.  You further understand and acknowledge that you may be exposed to Material that is inaccurate, offensive, indecent, or objectionable, and you agree to waive, and hereby do waive, any legal or equitable rights or remedies you had, have, or may have against Team Party Worldwide with respect thereto.

Your User Submissions and Conduct

A.  Your Submissions.  You may submit picture or video content (“User Pictures”) and textual content, including but not limited to, comments (“User Comments”) to Team Party Worldwide, via upload or submission functions on the Websites or third-party websites used by Team Party Worldwide, via email to submit[at]thechive[dot]com, or via Mobile Services.  User Pictures, User Comments, and all Material and IP Rights therein are collectively referred to as “User Submissions.”  You understand that whether or not such User Submissions are published, Team Party Worldwide, does not guarantee, and disclaims, any confidentiality with respect to any User Submissions.  You grant Team Party Worldwide the right to edit and/or alter any User Submissions.  Team Party Worldwide reserves the right to not use the User Submissions at all and/or to use as much or as little of the User Submissions as it chooses.  Some of the Websites are supported by advertising revenue and may display advertisements and promotions, and you hereby agree that Team Party Worldwide may place any and all advertising and promotions on the Websites or on, about, around, incorporated into, or in conjunction with your User Submissions.  The manner, mode and extent of such advertising and promotions are subject to change without specific notice to you.

You must be 18 years old or the age of majority in your jurisdiction of residence (whichever is greater) to submit User Submissions to Sexy Chivers, Chivette or any “GIRL” Categories.  By posting to those categories, you agree you are of legal age.

B.  Your Responsibility for User Submissions.  You shall be solely responsible for your own User Submissions and the consequences of posting or publishing them.  In connection with User Submissions and all Material used, contained, displayed, featured, incorporated, or appearing therein or related thereto, you affirm represent, and warrant that:

i. you own or have all the necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions, including without limitation, all IP Rights, to use and publish your User Submissions and to license your User Submissions to Team Party Worldwide;

ii. you have secured all rights, licenses, and permissions to use and to license to Team Party Worldwide, any and all works Material owned by any third party, used or appearing in or in connection with your User Submissions;

iii. you own or have all the necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions, including without limitation, all rights relating to the name, image, likeness, right of privacy, and right of publicity (whether common law or statutory) of any person appearing in any User Submission (collectively, “Personal Rights”), to use and publish your User Submissions and to license your User Submissions to Team Party Worldwide – and further that any such person is at least 18 years old or the age of majority in the jurisdiction in which that person resides (whichever is greater) or, if that person is younger than the greater of 18 years or the age of majority, you have received such permission from that person’s parent or legal guardian; and

iv. your User Submission does not infringe and will not infringe on the copyright, trademark, trade secret, rights of privacy or publicity, or other intellectual property or personal rights of any person or entity.

In addition, you may not submit any video that is unlawful, harmful, abusive, or harassing, constitutes inherently dangerous activities, or threatens your safety or the safety of any other person.  Further, you authorize and license to Team Party Worldwide, and its parents, successors, affiliated entities, agents and assigns, employees, licensees, and designees to use all IP Rights and all Personal Rights in and to any and all User Submissions to enable publication and use of the User Submissions in the manner contemplated by the Websites and these Terms.

C. Your License to Team Party Worldwide.  For clarity, you retain all of your ownership or licensed rights in your User Submissions.  However, by submitting User Submissions to Team Party Worldwide, without any payment, compensation, or consideration due, payable, or accruing to you at any time, you hereby agree as follows:

i. you grant to Team Party Worldwide, and its parents, subsidiaries, affiliated entities, licensees, designees, assigns, and successors, a perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, sub-licensable, and transferable license to use, reproduce, copy, transmit, distribute, prepare derivative works of, cache, store, sublicense to third parties, display, edit, telecast, rerun, syndicate, print, perform, and otherwise exploit the User Submissions, in any media formats now known or hereafter devised and through any media channels, in connection with: the Websites; any products or services offered by Team Party Worldwide or its licensees; any commercial or non-commercial purposes; and in any other manner relating to Team Party Worldwide’s business, including without limitation, for advertising, marketing, promoting, and redistributing all or a portion thereof;

ii. you grant each user of the Websites a non-exclusive license to access your User Submissions through the Websites, and to use, copy, reproduce, distribute, display and perform such User Submissions as permitted through the functionality of the Websites and under these Terms;

iii. you waive any claims you may have based on any usage of User Submissions or the works derived therefrom including but not limited to claims for infringement, invasion, misappropriation, or violation of IP Rights or Personal Rights;

iv. you grant Team Party Worldwide, and its parents, subsidiaries, affiliated entities, licensees, designees, assigns, and successors, a perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, sub-licensable, and transferable license the right to use the name that you submit in connection with such User Submissions if they choose.  You understand and agree, however, that Team Party Worldwide may retain, but not display, distribute, or perform, server copies of your User Submissions that have been removed or deleted.

The above licenses granted by you terminate within a reasonable time after your User Submissions is removed or deleted from the Websites, if so removed or deleted.
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D. User Submission Content Restrictions.  You agree not to post, email, or otherwise make available any User Submissions that:

i. are unlawful, harmful, pornographic, obscene, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, libelous, invasive of another’s privacy, or is harmful to minors in any way;

ii. harass, degrade, intimidate or are hateful toward an individual or group of individuals on the basis of religion, gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, age, or disability;

iii. impersonate any person or entity, including, but not limited to, a Team Party Worldwide employee, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;

iv. include personal or identifying information about another person without that person’s explicit consent;

v. are false, deceptive, misleading, deceitful, or misinformative;

vi. infringe on or violate any IP Rights, Personal Rights, or other proprietary rights of any party;

vii. you do not have a right to make available under any law, or under contractual or fiduciary relationships;

viii. constitute or contain any form of advertising or solicitation, “affiliate marketing,” “link referral code,” “junk mail,” “spam,” “chain letters,” “pyramid schemes,” or unsolicited commercial advertisement;

ix. contain software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of the Websites or any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment;

x. disrupt the normal flow of dialogue with an excessive amount of User Submissions (flooding attack) to the Websites, or that otherwise negatively affects other users’ ability to use the Websites;

xi. employ misleading email addresses, or forged headers or otherwise manipulated identifiers in order to disguise the origin of User Submissions transmitted through the Websites; or

xii. violate any applicable civil or criminal laws or regulations, or promote any illegal activity.

E. No Violation of Third Party Rights.  In connection with User Submissions, you further agree that you will not submit any User Submission that is subject to a third party’s copyright, protected by third party’s trade secret or otherwise subject to third party proprietary rights, including IP Rights and Personal Rights, unless you are the owner of such rights or have permission from their rightful owner to post the material and to grant Team Party Worldwide, all of the licenses granted herein.

F. Team Party Worldwide’s Data Practices.  You acknowledge that Team Party Worldwide may establish general practices and limits concerning use of the Websites, including without limitation the maximum period of time that User Submissions or other data or materials will be retained by the Websites and the maximum storage space that will be allotted on Team Party Worldwide’s servers on your behalf.  You agree that Team Party Worldwide has no responsibility or liability for the deletion or failure to store any User Submissions or other data or materials maintained or transmitted by the Websites.  You acknowledge that Team Party Worldwide reserves the right to terminate accounts that are inactive for an extended period of time.  Also, Team Party Worldwide reserves the right to delete any User Submissions for any reason, without prior notice, including, without limitation, to provide additional capacity on the Websites.  Deleted User Submissions may be stored by Team Party Worldwide in order to comply with certain legal obligations and are not retrievable without a valid court order.  Consequently, Team Party Worldwide encourages you to maintain your own backup of your User Submissions.

G.  Resignation’s Modification of Removal of User Submissions.  Team Party Worldwide does not control the User Submissions posted by users or otherwise made available by other persons and does not have any obligation to monitor such User Submissions for any purpose.  If at any time, Team Party Worldwide chooses, in its sole discretion, to monitor the User Submissions, Team Party Worldwide nonetheless assumes no responsibility for the User Submissions, no obligation to modify or remove any inappropriate User Submissions, and no responsibility for the conduct of the user submitting any such User Submissions.  Team Party Worldwide, does not endorse any User Submission or any opinion, recommendation, or advice expressed therein, and Team Party Worldwide, expressly disclaims any and all liability in connection with User Submissions.  Team Party Worldwide does not permit copyright infringing activities on its Websites, and Team Party Worldwide will remove all Content and User Submissions if properly notified that such Content or User Submission infringes on another’s copyright pursuant to Team Party Worldwide’s Copyright Policy see the Copyright Policy (link above).  Team Party Worldwide, reserves the right to remove Content and User Submissions without prior notice.

H.  No Alteration of Website.  You agree not to alter or modify any part of the Websites or to obtain or attempt to access or otherwise obtain any materials or information through hacking, password mining or any other any means not intentionally made available or provided for through the Websites.  You must not interfere or disrupt the Websites, servers, or networks connected to the Websites, including by transmitting any worms, viruses, spyware, malware or any other code of a destructive or disruptive nature.  You may not inject content, code or otherwise alter or interfere with the way in which any Team Party Worldwide page is rendered or displayed in a user’s browser or device.  You agree not to use or launch any automated system, including without limitation, “robots,” “spiders,” or “offline readers,” that accesses the Websites in a manner that sends more request messages to the Team Party Worldwide servers in a given period of time than a human can reasonably produce in the same period by using a conventional on-line web browser.  You agree not to collect or harvest any personally identifiable information, including account names, from the Websites, nor to use any communication systems provided by the Websites (e.g., comments, email) for any commercial solicitation purposes.  You agree not to solicit, for commercial purposes, any users of the Websites with respect to their User Submissions.  In your use of the Websites, you will comply with all applicable laws, statutes and regulations.

I.  Your Feedback.  If you provide feedback, questions, comments, suggestions, ideas, or other information to us regarding the Websites, Content, or User Submissions (collectively, “Feedback”), you acknowledge that the Feedback is non-confidential and you authorize us to use that Feedback without restriction and without acknowledgment, payment or other compensation to you.  Accordingly, you hereby grant to us perpetual and irrevocable license to use the Feedback for any purpose, commercial or otherwise.

Copyright Policy

If you believe that any Material made available on any of the Website is in violation of your copyright, please see Resignation’s Copyright Policy at http://resignationmedia.com/legal/copyright for instructions on how to proceed.  Applicable portions of the Copyright Policy are provided pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (the “DMCA”).

Additional Terms for Apple App Store Applications

This Section applies to you only if you have downloaded the Team Party Worldwide software from the Apple or Android App Store.

You acknowledge that these Terms are entered into solely between you and Team Party Worldwide, and not with any third party, including Apple, Inc. or Google, Inc.  These Terms are not intended to provide for usage rules for the Team Party Worldwide software that are less restrictive than the Usage Rules set forth for Licensed Applications in, or otherwise conflict with, the App Store Terms of Service as of the date hereof (which you acknowledge you have had the opportunity to review).

Subject to all the terms and conditions herein, Team Party Worldwide hereby grants you a personal, limited, non-commercial, nonexclusive, non-sub-licensable, non-assignable, revocable license to download, install and use one (1) copy of the Team Party Worldwide software, in object code form, only on your App Store compatible device (“Device”) for the sole purpose of personally using the Websites and, if you have downloaded the Team Party Worldwide software from the Apple App Store, as permitted by the Usage Rules set forth in the Apple or Android App Store Terms of Service.

You acknowledge that Apple and Google has no responsibility for addressing any claims relating to the Websites or the Team Party Worldwide software or your possession and/or use of the Websites or the Team Party Worldwide software, including without limitation: (a) product liability claims; (b) any claim that the Websites or the Team Party Worldwide software fails to conform to any applicable legal or regulatory requirement; and (c) any claims arising under consumer protection or similar legislation.

You acknowledge and agree that Apple, and Apple’s subsidiaries, are third-party beneficiaries of these Terms, and that, upon your acceptance of the terms and conditions of these Terms, Apple will have the right (and will be deemed to have accepted the right) to enforce these Terms against you as a third-party beneficiary hereof.

External Link Disclaimer

Team Party Worldwide Websites contain links to external, third party web sites along with relevant commentary to provide our visitors with an up to date digest of current news stories. Some of these sites may not be affiliated with Team Party Worldwide.

By providing links to other sites, Team Party Worldwide does not guarantee, approve or endorse the information or products available at these sites, nor does a link indicate any association with or endorsement by the linked site to the Team Party Worldwide Website in question.

Team Party Worldwide does not operate or control and has no responsibility for the information, content, products and/or services found on any external sites.  Nor does it represent or endorse the accuracy or reliability of any information, products and/or services provided on or through any external sites, including, without limitation, warranties of any kind, either express or implied, warranties of title or non-infringement or implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

Visiting any such external sites is at your own risk.  Team Party Worldwide encourages our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the terms of use and privacy statements of such external websites.  Visitors should direct any concerns regarding any external link to its site administrator or webmaster.

No authorization or permission is given for framing or linking to any pages of a Website or any of its User Submissions, whether in whole or in part.

Comments and Discussion Groups

In order to make the Comments and Discussion sections of the Websites interesting and informative for Team Party Worldwide’s Website users, in addition to the other requirements provided in these Terms, the following guidelines must be adhered to by all users posting and/or viewing comments or discussions:

i. If a comment is made using your identity or account it, will be deemed to have been posted by you.
ii. Do not post abusive, obscene, threatening, harassing, defamatory, libelous, offensive or sexually explicit material.

iii. Do not intentionally make false or misleading statements.

iv. Do not offer to sell or buy any product or service.

v. Do not post material that infringes IP Rights or Personal Rights.

vi. Do not post information that you know to be confidential or sensitive or otherwise in breach of the law.

vii. Do not question why a previous comment was removed.

viii. Keep all comments relevant and ‘on topic’ to the particular Team Party Worldwide Website posting open for comments.

Team Party Worldwide will not accept responsibility for information posted in the Comments.

If Team Party Worldwide receives notice that any posting is not in keeping with these Terms or the intended use of the Comments, Team Party Worldwide may remove that posting and/or any other related postings.

Termination Policy

You may delete or temporarily suspend your account with any Website at any time.  When suspended, your profile will be invisible until you reactivate your account.  If you choose to delete your account, all of your information will be deleted from the Websites and our servers. If your profile is suspended or terminated, Team Party Worldwide will retain the right to delete or to continue to use and not delete, in its sole discretion, your User Submissions on the Websites and our servers.

Team Party Worldwide may terminate a user’s account or access to the Websites if, under appropriate circumstances, Team Party Worldwide determines you violated any of these Terms.  If Team Party Worldwide terminates your access to the Websites or you delete your account, your User Submissions, comments and all other data will no longer be accessible through your account (e.g., users will not be able to navigate to your username and view your photos), but those materials and data may persist and appear within the Websites.  Upon termination, all licenses and other rights granted to you in these Terms will immediately cease.

Team Party Worldwide reserves the right to decide whether User Submissions violate these Terms for reasons other than copyright infringement, such as, but not limited to violations of law, or under contractual or fiduciary relationships, fraud, pornography, obscenity, or illegal or offensive content.  Team Party Worldwide may at any time, without prior notice and in its sole discretion, remove such User Submissions and/or deactivate or delete a user’s account for submitting such material in violation of these Terms may and/or bar any further access to such files or the Websites.  Any suspected fraudulent, abusive or illegal activity that may be grounds for termination of your use of Websites, may be referred to appropriate law enforcement authorities.

In accordance with the DMCA and other applicable laws, Team Party Worldwide has adopted a policy of terminating, in appropriate circumstances and at Team Party Worldwide’s sole discretion, users who are deemed to be repeat infringers.  Team Party Worldwide may also at its sole discretion limit access to the Websites and/or terminate the accounts of any users who infringe any IP Rights or Personal Rights of others, whether or not there is any repeat infringement.

Disclaimer of Warranties

YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITES IS AT YOUR OWN RISK.  THE WEBSITES AND ALL THE MATERIALS, INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, FACILITIES, SERVICES AND OTHER CONTENT MADE AVAILABLE ON OR THROUGH THE WEBSITES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN CONNECTION WITH THE SERVICES AND YOUR USE THEREOF.  TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, RESIGNATION MEDIA DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN CONNECTION WITH THE WEBSITES AND YOUR USE THEREOF INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, TITLE, CUSTOM, TRADE, QUIET ENJOYMENT, SYSTEM INTEGRATION AND FREEDOM FROM COMPUTER VIRUS.  RESIGNATION MEDIA DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED IN THE WEBSITES WILL BE AVAILABLE, UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THE WEBSITES OR THE SERVERS THAT MAKE THEM AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.  RESIGNATION MEDIA DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OF THE WEBSITES OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF THE MATERIAL, INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, FACILITIES, SERVICES OR OTHER CONTENT MADE AVAILABLE ON OR THROUGH THE WEBSITES OR ANY SITES LINKED TO THE WEBSITES IN TERMS OF THEIR CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE. RESIGNATION MEDIA MAKES NO WARRANTIES THAT YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITES OR THE MATERIALS, INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, FACILITIES, SERVICE OR OTHER CONTENT MADE AVAILABLE ON OR THROUGH THE WEBSITES WILL NOT INFRINGE THE RIGHTS OF OTHERS.  RESIGNATION MEDIA ASSUMES NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN SUCH MATERIALS, INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, FACILITIES, SERVICE OR OTHER CONTENT OF RESIGNATION MEDIA.  IF APPLICABLE LAW DOES NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF SOME OR ALL OF THE ABOVE IMPLIED WARRANTIES TO APPLY TO YOU, THE ABOVE EXCLUSIONS WILL APPLY TO YOU ONLY TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW.RESIGNATION MEDIA ASSUMES NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY: (a) ERRORS, MISTAKES, OR INACCURACIES OF USER SUBMISSIONS; (b) PERSONAL INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE, OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER, RESULTING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE WEBSITES; (c) ANY UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR USE OF OUR SECURE SERVERS AND/OR ANY AND ALL PERSONAL INFORMATION STORED THEREIN; (d) ANY INTERRUPTION OR CESSATION OF TRANSMISSION TO OR FROM THE WEBSITES; (e) ANY BUGS, VIRUSES, TROJAN HORSES, OR THE LIKE WHICH MAY BE TRANSMITTED TO OR THROUGH OUR WEBSITES BY ANY THIRD PARTY; (f) ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN ANY USER SUBMISSIONS OR FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND INCURRED AS A RESULT OF THE USE OF ANY USER SUBMISSIONS POSTED, EMAILED, TRANSMITTED, OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE VIA THE WEBSITES; AND/OR (g) ANY DAMAGE TO ANY USER’S COMPUTER, MOBILE DEVICE, OR OTHER EQUIPMENT OR TECHNOLOGY INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGE FROM ANY SECURITY BREACH OR FROM ANY VIRUS, BUGS, TAMPERING, FRAUD, ERROR, OMISSION, INTERRUPTION, DEFECT, DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, COMPUTER LINE OR NETWORK FAILURE OR ANY OTHER TECHNICAL OR OTHER MALFUNCTION.

Limitation of Liability

IN NO EVENT SHALL RESIGNATION MEDIA, ITS PARENTS, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATED ENTITIES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, MEMBERS, EMPLOYEES, OR AGENTS, BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE (DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, ACTUAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY OR OTHERWISE) RESULTING FROM ANY USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE WEBSITES OR THE MATERIAL, INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, FACILITIES, SERVICES OR OTHER CONTENT ON THE WEBSITES, REGARDLESS OF THE BASIS UPON WHICH LIABILITY IS CLAIMED (I.E., WARRANTY, CONTRACT, OR TORT), AND EVEN IF RESIGNATION MEDIA HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH LOSS OR DAMAGE.  WITHOUT LIMITATION, YOU (AND NOT RESIGNATION MEDIA) ASSUME THE ENTIRE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING, REPAIR OR CORRECTION IN THE EVENT OF ANY SUCH LOSS OR DAMAGE ARISING.  IF APPLICABLE LAW DOES NOT ALLOW ALL OR ANY PART OF THE ABOVE LIMITATION OF LIABILITY TO APPLY TO YOU, THE LIMITATIONS WILL APPLY TO YOU ONLY TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW.

YOU SPECIFICALLY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT RESIGNATION MEDIA SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR CONTENT OR THE DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE, OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY AND THAT THE RISK OF HARM OR DAMAGE FROM THE FOREGOING RESTS ENTIRELY WITH YOU.

YOU AGREE THAT IN THE EVENT YOU INCUR ANY DAMAGES, LOSSES OR INJURIES THAT ARISE OUT OF RESIGNATION MEDIA’S ACTS OR OMISSIONS, THE DAMAGES, IF ANY, CAUSED TO YOU ARE NOT IRREPARABLE OR SUFFICIENT TO ENTITLE YOU TO AN INJUNCTION PREVENTING ANY EXPLOITATION OF ANY WEBSITE, SERVICE, PROPERTY, PRODUCT OR OTHER CONTENT OWNED OR CONTROLLED BY RESIGNATION MEDIA, AND YOU WILL HAVE NO RIGHTS TO ENJOIN OR RESTRAIN THE DEVELOPMENT, PRODUCTION, DISTRIBUTION, ADVERTISING, EXHIBITION OR EXPLOITATION OF ANY WEB SITE, PROPERTY, PRODUCT, SERVICE, OR OTHER CONTENT OWNED OR CONTROLLED BY RESIGNATION MEDIA.

Comments, Discussion, Forums

THE MATERIALS, INFORMATION AND OPINIONS INCLUDED AND/OR EXPRESSED IN OR ON BULLETIN BOARDS, CHAT ROOMS, COMMUNITY PAGES OR OTHER FORUMS ON RESIGNATION MEDIA WEBSITES (“FORUMS”) ARE NOT NECESSARILY THOSE OF RESIGNATION MEDIA OR ITS AFFILIATED OR RELATED ENTITIES OR CONTENT PROVIDERS. RESIGNATION MEDIA DOES NOT UNDERTAKE TO MONITOR OR REVIEW FORUMS, AND THE CONTENT OF FORUMS IS NOT THE RESPONSIBILITY OF RESIGNATION MEDIA. RESIGNATION MEDIA MAY REMOVE OR MODIFY ANY CONTENT WITHOUT NOTICE OR LIABILITY AT ANY TIME IN ITS SOLE DISCRETION.  ANY USE OF THE FORUMS WILL BE AT YOUR OWN RISK AND WILL BE SUBJECT TO THE DISCLAIMERS AND LIMITATIONS ON LIABILITY SET OUT ABOVE.

Indemnification

You acknowledge and agree that, to the maximum extent permitted by law, the entire risk arising out of your access to and use of any and all Websites, services and their content remains with you.  You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold Team Party Worldwide, its officers, directors, members, employees, affiliates, and agents, harmless from and against any claims, liabilities, damages losses, and expenses, including, without limitation, reasonable legal and accounting fees, arising out of or in any way connected with: (a) your access to or use of the Websites, User Submissions, Material, Forums or Content; (b) your User Submissions; (c) your violation of these Terms or any laws; (d) your violation of any third party right, including without limitation any IP rights or Personal Rights; or (e) any claim that your User Submissions caused damage to a third party.  This defense and indemnification obligation will survive these Rules and your use of the Websites.

Jurisdiction, Venue, and Severability

You agree that: the Websites shall be deemed solely based in Texas; and the Websites shall be deemed a passive website that does not give rise to personal jurisdiction over Team Party Worldwide, either specific or general, in jurisdictions other than Texas.  These Terms will be governed by the internal substantive laws of the State of Texas, without respect to any conflict of laws principles.  Any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with these Terms or the Websites will be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by a court of competent jurisdiction located in Travis County, Texas and the parties hereby consent to such venue and to the jurisdiction of such courts over such proceeding and themselves.

If any provision of these Terms is deemed invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision will not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these Terms, which will remain in full force and effect.  No waiver of any term of this these Terms will be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or any other term, and Team Party Worldwide’s failure to assert any right or provision under these Terms will not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.  These Terms, and any rights and licenses granted hereunder, may not be transferred or assigned by you, but may be assigned by Team Party Worldwide without restriction.

Limitations Period

YOU AND TEAM PARTY WORLDWIDE AGREE THAT ANY CAUSE OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THE SERVICE MUST COMMENCE WITHIN ONE (1) YEAR AFTER THE CAUSE OF ACTION ACCRUES. OTHERWISE, SUCH CAUSE OF ACTION IS PERMANENTLY BARRED.0