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You must be at least 13 years of age or older ("Site Minimum Age") to use this Site and this Site is designedand targeted to audiences residing in, and is governed by and operated in accordance with the laws of, theUnited States of America, its territories and possessions ("U.S."), but certain features on this Site may besubject to heightened age and/or other eligibility requirements. For example, if this Site requires you tobe at least 13 years of age, please be aware that certain areas on the Site may contain content for which youmust be at least 17 years of age to access and view even if this Site's age eligibility requirements are lessthan 17 years of age. If you are not yet the Site Minimum Age or the required greater age for certain features,do not reside in the U.S. and/or do not meet any other eligibility requirements, or, if for any reason, youdo not agree with all of the terms and conditions contained in this Agreement, please discontinue using theSite immediately because by using or attempting to use the Site, you certify that you are at least the SiteMinimum Age or other required greater age for certain features, meet any other eligibility and residencyrequirements of the Site and agree to all of the terms and conditions of this Agreement.
These terms and conditions regarding your use of the Site constitute a legally binding agreement between you,on the one hand, and the Channel and VII, on the other hand.
The words "use" or "using" in this Agreement means any time an individual (a "user"), directly or indirectly,with or without the aid of a machine or device, does or attempts to access, interact with use, display, view,print or copy from the Site, transmit, receive or exchange data or communicate with the Site, or in any wayutilizes, benefits, takes advantage of or interacts with any function, service or feature of the Site, forany purpose whatsoever. This Agreement does not cover your rights or responsibilities with respect to thirdparty content or sites or any links that may direct your browser or your connection to third party sites orpages. This is the entire and exclusive Agreement between you and us regarding use of the Site and it cannotbe modified, except as specifically described below in Section 3. This Agreement applies regardless ofwhether you are accessing the Site via a personal computer, a mobile device or any other technology ordevices now known or hereafter developed or discovered (each, a "Device").
The contents of this Site, including all Site software, design, text, images, photographs, illustrations, audioand video material, artwork, graphic material, databases, proprietary information and all copyrightable orotherwise legally protectable elements of the Site, including, without limitation, the selection, sequence and'look and feel' and arrangement of items, and all trademarks, service marks and trade names (individuallyand/or collectively, "Material"), are the property of VII, and any of its successors and assigns, and any ofits respective licensors (for example, certain software on this Site may contain software owned by thirdparties and Postings may be owned by you or third parties), Advertisers (as defined below), suppliers,and operational service providers and are legally protected under applicable U.S. and foreign laws, rulesand regulations and international treaties. Unless the context clearly requires otherwise or we explicitlysay so in writing, the term "Site" includes "Material" as well. The Site is to be used solely for yournoncommercial, non-exclusive, non-assignable, non-transferable and limited personal use and for no otherpurposes. You must not alter, delete or conceal any copyright or other notices contained on the Site,including notices on any Material you are permitted to download, transmit, display, print or reproducefrom the Site. You shall not, nor will you allow any third party (whether or not for your benefit) toreproduce, modify, create derivative works from, display, perform, publish, distribute, disseminate,broadcast or circulate to any third party (including, without limitation, on or via a third party website),or otherwise use, any Material without the express prior written consent of VII or its owner if VII is notthe owner. Any unauthorized or prohibited use of any Material may subject you to civil liability, criminalprosecution, or both, under applicable federal, state and local laws. We require users to respect ourcopyrights, trademarks, and other intellectual property rights. We likewise respect the intellectual propertyof others. On notice, we will act expeditiously to remove content on the Site that infringes the copyrightrights of others and will disable the access to the Site and its services of anyone who uses them to repeatedlyto infringe the intellectual property rights of others.
We take protection of copyrights, both our own and others, very seriously. We therefore employ multiple measuresto prevent copyright infringement over this Site and to promptly end any infringement that might occur. If youbelieve that the Site contains elements that infringe your copyrights in your work, please follow theprocedures set forth in our Copyright Compliance Policy.
From time to time, you may communicate with, receive communications from, be re-directed to, interactwith, or participate in or use the services or obtain goods and services of or from, third parties(collectively, the "Advertisers"), such as our advertisers, sponsors, or promotional partners, as aresult of your use of the Site. All such communication, interaction and participation is strictly andsolely between you and such Advertisers and, to the fullest extent permissible by law, we shall not be responsible or liable to you in any way inconnection with these activities or transactions (including, without limitation, any representations,warranties, covenants, contracts or other terms or conditions that may exist between you and theAdvertiser or any goods or services you may purchase or obtain from any Advertiser).
Your use of the Site is subject to all applicable laws, rules and regulations and, in some cases,international treaties. You are solely responsible for all activities, acts and omissions that occurin, from, through or under your user name or password. You are also prohibited from using the Site(or attempting to use the Site, or allowing, enabling or condoning others to use the Site) in a mannerthat:
is or is likely to be libelous, defamatory, indecent, vulgar or obscene, pornographic, sexually explicitor sexually suggestive, racially, culturally, or ethnically offensive, harmful, harassing, intimidating,threatening, hateful, objectionable, discriminatory, or abusive, or which may or may appear to impersonateanyone else;
discusses us or the Channel in a clearly false or misleading manner, is unrelated to our products or services,or includes personal information of individuals or trade secrets;
discourages or is likely to discourage any person, firm or enterprise from using all or any portion,features or functions of the Site, or from advertising, linking or becoming a supplier to us in connectionwith the Site;
sends or results in the transmission of junk e-mail, chain letters, duplicative or unsolicited messages,or so-called "spamming" and "phishing";
uses the Site for commercial or business purposes, including, without limitation, advertising, marketingor offering goods or services, whether or not for financial or any other form of compensation or through linkingwith any other website or web pages;
transmits, distributes or uploads programs or material that contain malicious code, such as viruses,timebombs, cancelbots, worms, trojan horses, spyware, or other potentially harmful programs or other materialor information;
forges any TCP/IP packet header or part of the header information in any email, newsgroup posting orother posting for any reason;
violates any laws, rules or regulations (including, without limitation, laws regarding the transmissionof technical data or software exported from the United States), judicial or governmental order or any treaties,or violates or infringes upon any copyright or other intellectual property rights, rights of publicity orprivacy or any other rights of ours or of any other person, firm or enterprise;
gains or enables unauthorized access to the Site or any of its features or functions, other users' accounts,names, passwords, personally identifiable information or other computers, websites or pages, connected or linkedto the Site;
modifies, disrupts, impairs, alters or interferes with the use, features, functions, operation or maintenanceof the Site or the use and enjoyment of the Site by any other person, firm or enterprise;
collects, obtains, compiles, gathers, transmits, reproduces, deletes, revises, views or displays any materialor information, whether personally identifiable or not, posted by or concerning any other person, firm orenterprise, in connection with their or your use of the Site, unless you have obtained the express, priorpermission of such other person, firm or enterprise to do so;
except with our prior permission, uses manual or automated software, devices, scripts, robots or othermeans or processes to access, "scrape," "crawl" or "spider" any web pages or other services contained in theSite; or
If we offer certain e-Commerce to enable you to purchase goods and services through our Site (the "E-CommerceService" or "Shop"), additional terms (such as those available on or through the Shop page) apply to youruse and access of the E-Commerce Service which are Additional Terms and incorporated herein by reference.The Shop on certain VII websites, applications or other interactive services utilizes third party operationalservice providers. All purchases made through these third party operational service providers are subject totheir respective terms and conditions of use. Additional information regarding our Shop's third partyoperational service providers can be found on our Shop Account page (see below). We and VII are notresponsible and have no liability whatsoever for goods or services you obtain through our third partyoperational service providers or other web sites or web pages. We encourage you to make whateverinvestigation you feel necessary or appropriate before proceeding with any online transaction with any ofthese third parties. We and VII do not make any representations or warranties as to the security of anyinformation (including, without limitation, credit card and other personal information) you might berequested to give any such third party, and you irrevocably waive any claim against us with respect tosuch sites. We and VII are not responsible for assisting you in correcting any problem you may experiencewith goods and services purchased through a third party operational service provider, even if the goods orservices were shown on one of the Site's web pages. We and VII cannot ensure that you will be satisfied withany products or services that you purchase from any third party operational service provider as those areowned and operated by independent entities. Customer service issues related to goods or services should bedirected to the relevant third party operational service provider. Please visit ourShop Account page for more information.
We and VII do not guarantee that product descriptions or other content will be accurate, complete, reliable,current, or error-free. Descriptions and images of, and references to, products on the Site do not imply ouror VII's endorsement of such products. Furthermore, customer reviews seen in our Shop are provided by thethird party operational service provider's users and are subject to such third party operational serviceprovider's own community guidelines. We, VII and our third party operational service providers reservethe right, with or without prior notice, to change product descriptions, images, and references; to limitthe available quantity of any product; to honor, or impose conditions on the honoring of, any coupon,coupon code, promotional code or other similar promotions; to bar any user from conducting any or alltransaction(s); and/or to refuse to provide any user with any product. Price and availability of anyproduct are subject to change without notice.
If you register for the Channel's Text Services, you acknowledge, understand and agree that you may becharged by your wireless carrier for the ability to send or receive all such messages. The standardmessaging rates of your wireless carrier shall apply to all Text Services, unless noted otherwise. Underno circumstances shall the Channel or VII be responsible for any wireless service charges incurred by youor by a person that has access to your wireless device, telephone number, or email address. If you changeor deactivate your wireless telephone number, you agree to notify us when your wireless telephone number isno longer associated with you and identify such wireless phone number to ensure that future messages directedto you are not sent to the person to whom your old number has been or will be assigned.
You understand, acknowledge and agree that this Channel may, at its sole discretion and without liabilityto you or any user, terminate its offer of any specific Text Service or all Text Services at any timewithout advance notice. This Channel may provide notice of terminations or changes in services on this Site.
In accordance with the Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010, all videoprogramming distributors that make video programming available directly to end users through a distributionmethod that uses the internet protocol are required to provide contact information to end users for thereceipt and handling of written closed captioning complaints.If you have a complaint regarding the Site's compliance with the closed captioning requirements of theTwenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010, pleaseclick here.
Your comments, suggestions and information are important to us. Portions of this Site may provide you andother users an opportunity to participate in forum services, blogs, web communities and other message andcommunication facilities ("Communities") and may provide you with the opportunity, through such Communities orotherwise, to submit, post, display, transmit and/or exchange information, ideas, opinions, messages, content,media, materials or other information (collectively, "Posts" or "Postings"). If this Site provides a UserContent Submission Agreement, such terms govern any User Content (as defined therein) which are also Postingsunder this Agreement and such User Content Submission Agreement are Additional Terms under this Agreement.
You understand, acknowledge and agree that Postings are the sole responsibility of the person from which suchPostings originated. This means that you are solely and entirely responsible for the consequences of all Postingsthat you (including, but not limited to, Postings made under your name, user name and/or email address) upload,post, email, transmit or otherwise make available via the Site. Except for the licenses, authorizations,consents and rights granted hereunder (including, but not limited to, as described in any User Content SubmissionAgreement that may be posted on this Site), as comprehensive and broad as they may seem or actually be, VII andthe Channel acquires no title or ownership rights in or to any User Content you submit and nothing in thisAgreement conveys to us any ownership rights in your User Content.
Postings do not reflect the views of the Channel or VII and the Channel and VII do not represent or guaranteethe truthfulness, accuracy or reliability of any Posting or endorse or support any opinions expressed in anyPostings. Neither the Channel nor VII control any Postings submitted, although we may (in our sole discretion)use automated and/or manual means of reviewing Postings in order to prevent unauthorized content from appearingand being displayed on our Site. The Channel and VII reserve the right to review, monitor, edit and/or screenany Postings and to delete, remove, move, re-format, edit or reject, without notice to you, any Postings thatwe deem, in our sole discretion, to be in violation of this Agreement or to be unacceptable to the Channel orVII, or for any reason or for no reason whatsoever; provided, however, that the Channel and VII shall have noobligation or liability for failure to do so or for doing so in any particular manner. If we change yourPostings, you will not be responsible for any such changes we make.
If we determine, in our sole discretion and judgment, that any Posting does or may violate any of the terms ofthis Agreement, in addition to our rights as described in this Agreement, we reserve the right, at any timeand without limiting any and all other rights we may have under this Agreement, at law or in equity, to:(i) refuse to allow you to Post; (ii) remove and delete Postings; (iii) revoke your right to use the Site;and/or (iv) use any technological, legal, operational or other means available to us to enforce the provisionsof this Agreement, including, without limitation, blocking specific IP addresses or deactivating yourregistration on the Site.
The amount of storage space on the Site per user is limited. Some Postings may not be processed due to spaceconstraints or outbound message limitations. You understand, acknowledge and agree that we assume noresponsibility for deletion of Postings or any failure to store, receive or deliver Postings in a timelymanner or any other matter relating to Postings. Postings are subject to all of the terms of this Agreement,including, but not limited to, the Rules of Conduct.
If a Posting originates from you or your account, you hereby agree that (and each time you submit (or attemptto submit) a Posting, you reaffirm such agreement that): (i) you specifically authorize the Channel and VII touse such Posting in whole or in part, throughout the universe, in perpetuity in or on any and all media, nowknown or hereafter devised, and alone or together with or as part of other information, content and/or materialof any kind or nature; (ii) you represent, warrant and covenant that (A) the Posting is original to you and/orfully cleared for use as contemplated herein, (B) the Posting does and will not, in any way, violate or breachany of the terms of this Agreement, (C) the Posting does not contain libelous, tortious, obscene or otherwiseunlawful material or information, (D) the Posting, and the Channel's and VII's exercise of the rights you grantto the Channel and VII to the Postings, will not infringe upon, misappropriate or otherwise violate anycopyright or other intellectual property, privacy, publicity or other rights of any party, or otherwise violateany other applicable law, rule or regulation, (E) the Posting shall not be injurious to the health of any user,(F) neither the Channel nor VII shall be required to pay or incur any sums to any person or entity as a resultof our permitted use or exploitation of the Posting, and (G) all of the information provided by you associatedwith your Posting is complete and accurate; and (iii) if your Posting incorporates the name, logo, brand,service or trademark, voice, likeness or image of any person, firm or enterprise, you additionally represent,warrant and covenant to the Channel and VII that (A) you have the right to grant the Channel and VII the rightto use all such Postings as described above, (B) the Posting was produced in compliance with all applicable lawsand regulations and (C) for any Posting that contains original videos, you will comply with any applicableidentification verification and record-keeping requirements, and our policies regarding governmentalcertification procedures relating thereto, and you will secure and maintain the requisite personal informationand identification documentation for all individuals who appear in any such original videos, as may be requiredby law and/or otherwise requested or required by us in connection with our corporate compliance policies andpractices, which includes (y) the individual's full legal name, current address, date of birth and (z) alegible photocopy of a valid government-issued identification document (e.g., a U.S. passport, state driver'slicense or valid photo ID card) to verify the individual's identity. With the submission of each such Posting,the Channel and VII reserve the right to request that you, and upon such request you must, deliver a full andcomplete set of such identification verification records to us, as well as a legible photocopy of your validdriver's license, passport or other acceptable government-issued photo identification for our verification andrecord-keeping purposes.
Upon the request of the Channel or VII, you will promptly furnish any documentation, substantiation and releasesnecessary and reasonably required to verify and substantiate your compliance with any or all of the terms andconditions of this Agreement, including, without limitation, the foregoing representations, warranties andcovenants and, if applicable, you will promptly comply with any specific requests or directions we give you inconnection with Postings you submit that may be subject to these requirements.
Notwithstanding anything to the contrary, you also understand and agree that the Channel and VII shall not beobligated or responsible for providing any guild or residual payments in connection with the submission andexploitation of any Posting.
If you believe that any content on the Site (including, without limitation, Postings) violates any of theterms of this Agreement (except for any notices covered by the Copyright Compliance Policy), please emailus at [email protected] (please refer to ourCopyright Compliance Policy for any notices covered by the CopyrightCompliance Policy). We cannot guarantee that we will respond to your message and we reserve the right totake or refrain from taking any or all steps available to us once we receive any such message.
Registered users of this Site who are California residents and are under 18 years of age may requestand obtain removal of Postings on this Site that they themselves post by emailing us at[email protected].All requests must be labeled "California Removal Request" on the email subject line.All requests must provide a description of the content or information in your Posting that you want removedand information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the material and, so that we can process yourrequest and contact you if we have questions, include your registered username, name, street address, city,state, zip code and email address (your street address is optional if you wish to receive a response to yourrequest via email), include the name and URL (if applicable) of the website, application or other interactiveservice and indicate your preference on how our response to your request should be sent (email or postal mail).We shall not accept requests via postal mail, telephone or facsimile. We are not responsible for notices thatare not labeled or sent properly, or may not be able to respond if you do not provide complete information.We may also provide you the ability to remove individual specific Postings that are comments by navigating tothe comment, selecting the delete option when you hover over the right-hand side of the comment with your cursorand verifying the deletion request.
From time to time, this Channel, VII and/or their Advertisers, operational service providers and suppliers mayconduct promotions on or through the Site, including, but not limited to, auctions, contests and sweepstakes("Promotions"). Each Promotion may have Additional Terms, such as the rules governing any voting relating to aPromotion (the "Voting Rules") (Voting Rules are available by clicking here) and other rulesrelating to the Promotion, which will be posted or otherwise made available to you and, for purposes of eachPromotion, are Additional Terms and will be deemed incorporated into and form a part of this Agreement. In theevent of a conflict between the Voting Rules available by link in this Section and the Voting Rules specific tothe Promotion, the Voting Rules specific to the Promotion shall govern with respect to the specific Promotion.
The Site may provide RSS Feeds ("RSS Feeds") consisting of selected text, audio, video, and photographic content("Content") from the Site that is provided over the Internet using an XML feed. Certain RSS Feeds may be podcasts("Podcasts") which may include as part of the Content an associated audio, video and/or photographic file where theaudio and/or video file may be downloaded and played from a user's Device or (if permitted) transferred to anotherDevice. Certain software and hardware is required for users to download and view and/or play Content through RSSFeeds.
Content is Material and subject to all of the terms of this Agreement, even though you may download, copy and/ortransfer to a Device, or through a Device to another Device, the RSS Feeds and associated Content.
By your access to and use of RSS Feeds, you understand, acknowledge and agree that this Channel and VII do notwarrant that its RSS Feeds will operate on all Devices. Please see the "Disclaimer andLimitations of Liability" section below for further details.
If this Channel offers products and services through applications available on your wireless or other mobile Device(such as a mobile phone) (the "Mobile Application Services"), such as applications you download or text messagingservices, these Mobile Application Services are governed by the Additional Terms presented in connection with theapplicable Mobile Application Service. These Mobile Application Services may be provided at no charge to you or maybe available for a fee, as provided in the applicable Additional Terms, including, but not limited to, the termspresented to you in connection with your download of such Mobile Application Service. In addition, your wirelesscarrier's standard messaging rates and other messaging, data and other rates and charges will apply to certainMobile Application Services. You should check with your carrier to find out what plans your carrier offers and howmuch the plans cost. In addition, the use or availability of certain Mobile Application Services may be prohibitedor restricted by your wireless carrier, and not all Mobile Application Services may work with all wireless carriersor Devices. Therefore, you should check with your wireless carrier to find out if the Mobile Application Servicesare available for your wireless Device, and what restrictions, if any, may be applicable to your use of suchMobile Application Services. If you change or deactivate your wireless telephone number, you agree topromptly update your Mobile Application Services account information, or otherwise notify us that thewireless telephone number is no longer associated with you and identify such wireless phone number, to ensurethat future messages directed to you are not sent to the person to whom your old number has been or will beassigned.
Under no circumstances will this Channel or VII be responsible for any wireless service charges incurred by you orby a person that has access to your wireless device, telephone number, or email address using any Mobile ApplicationServices.
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YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY LAW, THIS SITE, THIS CHANNEL, VII, AND THEIR RESPECTIVESUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS, AND ANY OF THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, REPRESENTATIVES, LICENSORS,OPERATIONAL SERVICE PROVIDERS, ADVERTISERS, OR SUPPLIERS, SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND, DIRECT ORINDIRECT, RELATING TO THE SITE OR THIS AGREEMENT, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, COMPENSATORY, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL,DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, HOWEVER ARISING OR CAUSED, WHETHER FORESEEABLE OR NOT, REGARDLESS OF THE FORMOF ACTION OR THE BASIS OR CHARACTERIZATION OF THE CLAIM AND EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF DAMAGES. WITHOUT LIMITINGTHE FOREGOING, THE SITE IS MAINTAINED ON SERVERS IN THE UNITED STATES AND THE CHANNEL AND VII DISCLAIM ALL LIABILITY FOR ANYUSE NOT SPECIFICALLY AUTHORIZED OR THAT IS IN VIOLATION OF THIS AGREEMENT OR THE LAWS OR REGULATIONS THAT MAY APPLY TO YOU INANY JURISDICTION OR COUNTRY.
NOTWITHSTANDING ANY CLAIM THAT A SOLE OR EXCLUSIVE REMEDY WHICH IS PROVIDED IN THIS AGREEMENT MAY OR DOES FAIL OF ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE, YOU SPECIFICALLY ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY LAW, YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE SHALL BE LIMITED TO HAVING VII, UPON WRITTEN NOTICE FROM YOU TO US, ATTEMPT TO REPAIR, CORRECT OR REPLACE ANY DEFICIENT GOODS OR SERVICES UNDER THIS AGREEMENT AND, IF REPAIR, CORRECTION OR REPLACEMENT IS NOT REASONABLY COMMERCIALLY PRACTICABLE FOR VII, TO REFUND ANY MONIES ACTUALLY PAID BY YOU TO VII FOR THE GOODS OR SERVICES INVOLVED AND TO TERMINATE AND DISCONTINUE YOUR USE OF THE SITE. YOU FURTHER UNDERSTAND AND ACKNOWLEDGE THE CAPACITY OF THE SITE, IN THE AGGREGATE AND FOR EACH USER, IS LIMITED. CONSEQUENTLY SOME MESSAGES AND TRANSMISSIONS MAY NOT BE PROCESSED IN A TIMELY FASHION OR AT ALL, AND SOME FEATURES OR FUNCTIONS MAY BE RESTRICTED OR DELAYED OR BECOME COMPLETELY INOPERABLE. AS A RESULT, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT VII ASSUMES NO LIABILITY, RESPONSIBILITY OR OBLIGATION TO TRANSMIT, PROCESS, STORE, RECEIVE OR DELIVER TRANSACTIONS OR POSTINGS OR FOR ANY FAILURE OR DELAY ASSOCIATED WITH ANY POSTINGS AND YOU ARE HEREBY EXPRESSLY ADVISED NOT TO RELY UPON THE TIMELINESS OR PERFORMANCE OF THE SITE FOR ANY TRANSACTIONS OR POSTINGS. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW FOR THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES OR THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO SOME OF THE EXCLUSIONS AND LIMITATIONS DESCRIBED IN THIS AGREEMENT MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold the Site, the Channel and VII, and any of their successors and assigns, andany of their respective officers, directors, employees, agents, representatives, licensors, Advertisers, suppliers, andoperational service providers harmless from and against any and all claims, actions, losses, expenses, damages and costs(including reasonable attorneys' fees), resulting from any breach or violation of this Agreement by you.
VII reserves the right to assume, at its sole expense, the exclusive defense and control of any such claim or action andall negotiations for settlement or compromise, and you agree to fully cooperate with VII in the defense of any such claim,action, settlement or compromise negotiations, as requested by VII.
We take great care and pride in creating this Site. We are always on the lookout for technical glitches that affect howthe Site works. When we find them on our end, we will fix them. Unfortunately, your Device may cause some glitches thataffect how you see our Site -- and that is beyond our control.If you experience any unusual behavior, content or ads on the Site, it may be the result of Malware on your computer.Malware -- short for MALicious softWARE -- is a term used to broadly classify a form of software which is installed in acomputer system with malicious intentions, usually without the owner's knowledge or permission. Malware includes computerviruses, key loggers, malicious active content, rogue programs and dialers, among others. While we continuously work closelywith our partners to ensure that everything on the Site is working properly, sometimes Malware programs on your Device mayinterfere with your experience on our Site and on other sites that you visit.We suggest that you take actions (such as installing reputable third party antivirus software) which may help to cleanyour Device and which could monitor or prevent future installations of Malware.Please note that we cannot be responsible for the effects of any third party software including Malware on your Device.Please make sure to carefully read the Help or Customer Support areas of any software download site. If you do discover anyMalware on your Device, we also suggest you speak with a qualified technician for your Device. If, after taking the aboveactions, you are still experiencing any problems, please feel free to contact us at[email protected].
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You may send a written notice of your Claim to VII at 1515 Broadway, New York, New York 10036, Attention: Viacom Inc.General Counsel. VII may send written or electronic notice of its Claim to your email address, VII account or any physical orother address VII has for you. The notice must describe the Claim in reasonable detail and set forth the relief requested so thatthe other party has an opportunity to adequately address the Claim. Except with respect to Claims described in Section 19.1(B)above, you and VII agree to negotiate in good faith with each other to try to informally resolve the Claim and, if you and VII donot reach an informal resolution of the Claim within 60 days, then the Claim may be submitted to binding arbitration as set forthin Section 19 or court as permitted by Section 19.1.
Any arbitration will be administered by the American Arbitration Association ("AAA") pursuant to its Consumer Arbitration Rules(the "AAA Rules"), as modified by this Agreement. The AAA Rules, and other information about the AAA, are available at the AAA'swebsite at www.adr.org. A form for initiating arbitration proceedings is availableon the AAA's website (see “Demand for Arbitration, Consumer Arbitration Rules”, under Rules and Forms, ConsumerForms, at https://www.adr.org, but contact the AAA if you have issues locating the form,) and arbitration proceedings shall be initiatedin the location described in Section 20. As required by the AAA Rules, if you initiate the arbitration proceedings, you must send the original copy of thecompleted form to VII, which should be sent to VII at the following address: 1515 Broadway, New York, New York 10036,Attention: Viacom Inc. General Counsel. If your Claim is for $10,000 or less, you may choose whether the arbitration will beconducted solely based on documents submitted to the arbitrator, through a telephonic hearing, or by an in-person hearing underthe AAA Rules. In all cases, you and VII shall exchange documents and other information that you or VII intend to use in thearbitration.
Upon filing of an arbitration demand for Claims up to $75,000, VII will reimburse you for all necessary filing, administrationand arbitrator fees paid by you to the AAA or, if you wish VII to pay such fees directly to the AAA, you must request payment ofsuch fees by VII by mail to the AAA along with your form initiating arbitration and VII will make arrangements to pay such feesdirectly to the AAA. In the event the arbitrator determines that the Claim(s) you assert in the arbitration are frivolous orvexatious, you agree to reimburse VII for all fees associated with the arbitration paid by VII on your behalf. You agree thatVII shall have no obligation to pay any other fees except as determined by the arbitrator.
For Claims that total more than $75,000, the AAA Rules will govern payment of filing, administration and arbitrator fees to themaximum extent permitted by law. The decision of the arbitrator will be binding and conclusive on all parties, and judgment toenforce the decision may be entered by any court of competent jurisdiction.
You and VII expressly agree that any Claim is personal to you and VII, shall only be resolved by an individual arbitration(or individual court proceedings with respect to Claims excluded from mandatory arbitration as described in Section 19.1 of thisAgreement), and shall in no event be brought as a class arbitration, a class action, or any other representative proceeding. Thearbitrator (or court if the Claim is excluded from mandatory arbitration as described in Section 19.1 of this Agreement) may onlyconduct an individual arbitration (or court action if the Claim is excluded from mandatory arbitration as described in Section19.1 of this Agreement), and may not consolidate more than one person's claims and may not preside over any form of representativeor class proceeding. If a court or arbitrator determines that this class action waiver is unenforceable in an action between youand VII, then this Agreement to arbitrate will be unenforceable. Neither you nor VII consent to class arbitration.
19.5.1 Sent by first class mail, postage prepaid, certified and return receipt requested or sent by overnight courier service(such as Federal Express) to Viacom Inc., Attention: Viacom Legal Department, Records Management, 1515 Broadway, 51st Floor,New York, NY 10036.
19.5.2 Postmarked (if sent by first class mail) or deposited with the overnight courier service no later than (A), if youregister as a new registered user of the Site on or after 2/9/2016("Agreement to Arbitrate Date" except as provided in (C) below), 45 days after the date you accept this Agreement for the first time, unless an earlier deadlinein Section 19.5.2(C) applies, (B), if you are already a registered user of the Site before the Agreement to Arbitrate Date,45 days after the earlier of either (I) your first log in to the Site on or after the Agreement to Arbitrate Date or (II) thedate which email notice of the Agreement containing this Section 19, if any, was sent to the email address associated with youruser registration, unless an earlier deadline in Section 19.5.2(C) applies or (C) for all other users of the Site, 45 days afteryou accept this Agreement for the first time on or after the Agreement to Arbitrate Date which Agreement to Arbitrate Date shall be December 31, 2016 for users of this Site’s applications, unless a longer period is required byapplicable law.
Time Periods Applicable to Users of Multiple VII Websites, Applications or Other Interactive Services. If you are or become auser of more than one VII website, application or other interactive service, you must provide the Arbitration/Class ActionWaiver Opt-Out Notice within the earliest deadline applicable for any VII website, application or other interactive service forwhich you are or become a user (for example, if the Agreement to Arbitrate Date is August 1 and if you are a pre-existingregistered user of a VII website prior to August 1 who logins on August 1 and registers as a new registered user of another VIIwebsite on August 15, you must provide the Arbitration/Class Action Waiver Opt-Out Notice by September 15 (45 days after August 1and not 45 days after August 15)).
19.5.3 Includes your first and last name, address, phone number, email address and, if applicable, your username if you are aregistered user of the VII website(s), application(s) or other interactive services(s) along with an identification of the VIIwebsite(s), application(s) or other interactive services(s) for each such username. We shall use the foregoing informationincluded in the Arbitration/Class Action Waiver Opt-Out Notice to record, process, maintain and administer your opt-out of themandatory arbitration and class action waiver provisions and not for marketing purposes.
19.5.4 Includes a statement that you do not agree to the mandatory arbitration and class action waiver.
If the Arbitration/Class Action Waiver Opt-Out Notice meets all of the above requirements, you will be deemed to have optedout of the mandatory arbitration and class action waiver provisions in Section 19.1, Section 19.3 and Section 19.4 with respect toall VII websites, applications or other interactive services (including, but not limited to, those owned, operated and/or providedby Viacom Inc. and the corporate affiliates that Viacom Inc. directly or indirectly owns or controls such as those described in thelink here). Note that a valid Arbitration/Class ActionWaiver Opt-Out Notice applies only to the individual identified in such notice as opting out.
If the Arbitration/Class Action Waiver Opt-Out Notice does not meet all of the above requirements, you will not be deemedto have opted out of the mandatory arbitration and class action waiver provisions in Section 19.1, Section 19.3 and Section 19.4.
With the exception of the provision above that the enforceability of Section 19 is governed both procedurally and substantively bythe FAA, this Agreement and your use of the Site is otherwise governed by, construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of theState of New York (without regard to that state's conflict of laws rules).
You or VII shall initiate arbitration in the United States county or territory in which you reside or, if you do not reside in theUnited States or one of its territories, in the non-United States country in which you reside; provided, however, that (a) VII mayrequest to transfer the arbitration to New York County, New York if it agrees to pay any additional fees or costs you incur as aresult of the change in location as such additional fees or costs are determined by the arbitrator and to the maximum extentpermitted by law and, upon such request, (b)(i) if you agree to such request, the arbitration shall be transferred to New YorkCounty, New York or (ii) if you do not agree to such request, VII shall have right to request that the arbitrator determine thelocation in which the arbitration shall be held. You and VII agree that any Claim that is allowed to proceed in court as setforth in Section 19.1 of this Agreement (including, but not limited to, as a result of your submission of a valid Arbitration/ClassAction Waiver Opt-Out Notice), or otherwise proceeds in court in the event the agreement to arbitrate above is found not to applyto you or a particular Claim as a result of a decision by the arbitrator or a court order, is subject to exclusive jurisdiction andvenue in the State or Federal Courts situated in the Borough of Manhattan, New York City, State of New York.
To the extent it may be applicable, you and VII agree to opt out from and expressly exclude any applicability of the UniformComputer Information Transactions Act. If any Claim proceeds in court rather than in arbitration, YOU AND VII WAIVE ANY RIGHT TOA JURY TRIAL.