Terms and Conditions
General Use Restrictions
CAREER PUPPY provides content and services through this Site. Certain information, documents, products and services provided on and through this Site, including content, logos, graphics and images (together, the "Materials") that are not Submissions (as defined below) are provided to you by CAREER PUPPY and are the copyrighted and/or trademarked work of CAREER PUPPY or CAREER PUPPY's contributors.
CAREER PUPPY grants you a limited, personal, non-exclusive and non-transferable license to use and to display the Materials and to use the services of this Site solely for your own personal or internal business use. Except for the license set forth in the preceding sentence above, you acknowledge and agree that you have no right to modify, edit, copy, reproduce, create derivative works, or reverse engineer, alter, enhance or in any way exploit any of the Materials in any manner. This limited license terminates automatically, without notice to you, if you breach any of these Terms. Upon termination of this limited license, you agree to immediately destroy any downloaded or printed Materials. Except as stated herein, you acknowledge that you have no right, title or interest in or to the Career Puppy Site and Materials.
Password Restricted Areas of this Site
You may to register for a password to log in to this Site and to use certain functions and areas within this Site. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and account, and agree to notify CAREER PUPPY if your password is lost, stolen, or disclosed to an unauthorized third party, or otherwise may have been compromised. You are responsible for all activities that occur under your account. You agree to immediately notify CAREER PUPPY of any unauthorized use of your account or any other breach of security in relation to this Site known to you.
Third Party Content
Certain information and other content that are not Submissions may be provided by third party licensors and suppliers to CAREER PUPPY ("Third Party Content"). The Third Party Content is, in each case, the copyrighted and/or trademarked work of the creator/licensor. You agree to only display the Third Party Content on your personal computer solely for your personal use. You acknowledge and agree that you have no right to download, cache, reproduce, modify, display (except as set forth in this paragraph), edit, alter or enhance any of the Third Party Content in any manner unless you have permission from the owner of the Third Party Content. CAREER PUPPY DISCLAIMS ALL EXPRESS, IMPLIED AND STATUTORY WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THIRD PARTY CONTENT, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
Links to Third Party Sites
This Site may be linked to other sites that are not CAREER PUPPY sites. CAREER PUPPY is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and CAREER PUPPY is not responsible for such linked sites, including, without limitation, the content or links displayed on such sites.
You further agree that you will not upload, post or otherwise make available on this Site any material protected by copyright, trade secret, trademark, or any other proprietary right without the express permission of the owner of such copyright, trademark, trade secret or other proprietary right owned by a third party, and the burden of determining whether any material is protected by any such right is on you. You shall be solely liable for any damage resulting from any infringement of copyrights, trademarks, proprietary rights, or any other harm resulting from any Submission that you make.
You represent and warrant that: (i) you own all Submissions posted by you on or through this Site or otherwise have the right to grant the licenses to CAREER PUPPY set forth in this section, and (ii) the posting of your Submissions on or through this Site does not violate the privacy rights, publicity rights, trademark rights, copyrights, contract rights or any other rights of any person or entity. You agree to pay for all royalties, fees, damages and any other monies owing any person by reason of any Submissions posted by you to or through this Site.
When submitting Submissions to or otherwise using this Site and/or the services, you agree not to, without limitation:
- Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten, or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others.
- Use racially, ethnically, or otherwise offensive language.
- Discuss or incite illegal activity.
- Use explicit/obscene language or solicit/post sexually explicit images (actual or simulated).
- Post anything that exploits children or minors or that depicts cruelty to animals.
- Post any copyrighted or trademarked materials without the express permission from the owner.
- Disseminate any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, 'junk mail', 'spam', 'chain letters', 'pyramid schemes', or any other form of such solicitation.
- Use any robot, spider, scraper or other automated means to access the Site, except for accessing RSS feeds.
- Take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure.
- Artificially inflate or alter the ratings available on this Site or alter any comments posted by others on this Site.
This list of prohibitions provides examples and is not complete or exclusive. CAREER PUPPY reserves the right to (a) terminate your access to your account, your ability to post to this Site (or the services) and (b) refuse, delete or remove any Submissions; with or without cause and with or without notice, for any reason or no reason, or for any action that CAREER PUPPY determines is inappropriate or disruptive to this Site or to any other user of this Site and/or services. CAREER PUPPY may report to law enforcement authorities any actions that may be illegal, and any reports it receives of such conduct. When legally required or at CAREER PUPPY's discretion, CAREER PUPPY will cooperate with law enforcement agencies in any investigation of alleged illegal activity on this Site or on the Internet.
These prohibitions do not require CAREER PUPPY to monitor, police or remove any Submissions or other information submitted by you or any other user.
Submissions and unauthorized use of any Materials or Third Party Content contained on this Site may violate certain laws and regulations. You agree to indemnify and hold CAREER PUPPY and its officers, directors, employees, affiliates, agents, licensors, and business partners harmless from and against any and all costs, damages, liabilities, and expenses (including attorneys' fees and costs of defense) CAREER PUPPY or any other indemnified party suffers in relation to, arising from, or for the purpose of avoiding, any claim or demand from a third party that your use of this Site or the use of this Site by any person using your user name and/or password (including without limitation, your participation in the posting areas or, your Submissions) violates any applicable law or regulation, or the copyrights, trademark rights or other rights of any third party.
CAREER PUPPY is a trademark of CAREER PUPPY in the United States. Other trademarks, names and logos on this Site are the property of their respective owners.
Unless otherwise specified in these Terms, all information and screens appearing on this Site, including documents, services, site design, text, graphics, logos, images and icons, as well as the arrangement thereof, are the sole property of CAREER PUPPY, Copyright © 2008 CAREER PUPPY. All rights not expressly granted herein are reserved. Except as otherwise required or limited by applicable law, any reproduction, distribution, modification, retransmission, or publication of any copyrighted material is strictly prohibited without the express written consent of the copyright owner or license.
Copyright and Trademark Infringements Notification
CAREER PUPPY respects the intellectual property rights of others, and we ask you to do the same. CAREER PUPPY may, in appropriate circumstances and at our discretion, terminate service and/or access to this Site for users who infringe the intellectual property rights of others. If you believe that your work is the subject of copyright infringement and/or trademark infringement and appears on our Site, please provide CAREER PUPPY's designated agent the following information:
- A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
- Identification of the copyrighted and/or trademarked work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site.
- Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled at the Site, and information reasonably sufficient to permit CAREER PUPPY to locate the material.
- Information reasonably sufficient to permit CAREER PUPPY to contact you as the complaining party, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail address at which you may be contacted.
- A statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright and/or trademark owner, its agent, or the law.
- A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that you are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
CAREER PUPPY's agent for notice of claims of copyright or trademark infringement on this Site can be reached as follows:
By mail: Career Puppy, Inc.
PO Box 356
North Beach, MD 20714
By e-mail: [email protected]
Please also note that for copyright infringements under Section 512(f) of the Copyright Act, any person who knowingly materially misrepresents that material or activity is infringing may be subject to liability.
Disclaimer of Warranties
YOUR USE OF THIS SITE AND/OR THE SERVICES IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. NEITHER THE MATERIALS, SUBMISSIONS NOR THE THIRD PARTY CONTENT HAVE BEEN VERIFIED OR AUTHENTICATED IN WHOLE OR IN PART BY CAREER PUPPY, AND THEY MAY INCLUDE INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL OR OTHER ERRORS. CAREER PUPPY DOES NOT WARRANT THE ACCURACY OR TIMELINESS OF THE MATERIALS, SUBMISSIONS OR THE THIRD PARTY CONTENT CONTAINED ON THIS SITE. CAREER PUPPY HAS NO LIABILITY FOR ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN THE MATERIALS, SUBMISSIONS AND/OR THE THIRD PARTY CONTENT, WHETHER PROVIDED BY CAREER PUPPY OR OUR LICENSORS. THIS SITE AND CAREER PUPPY DO NOT PROVIDE LEGAL ADVICE. THE MATERIALS, SUBMISSIONS AND THE THIRD PARTY CONTENT ON THIS SITE ARE FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY. THE MATERIALS, SUBMISSIONS AND THIRD PARTY CONTENT ARE NOT INTENDED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR LEGAL, FINANCIAL OR OTHER PROFESSIONAL ADVICE. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF A QUALIFIED ATTORNEY OR APPROPRIATE PROFESSIONAL WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE REGARDING A LEGAL OR FINANCIAL ISSUE.
CAREER PUPPY DOES NOT RECOMMEND OR ENDORSE ANY SPECIFIC DOCUMENTS, MATERIALS, SUBMISSIONS, THIRD PARTY CONTENT, OPINIONS, OR OTHER INFORMATION AVAILABLE ON OR THROUGH THIS SITE.
CAREER PUPPY, FOR ITSELF AND ITS LICENSORS, MAKES NO EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES, OR GUARANTEES IN CONNECTION WITH THIS SITE, THE SERVICES, ANY MATERIALS, SUBMISSIONS OR THIRD PARTY CONTENT, RELATING TO THE QUALITY, SUITABILITY, TRUTH, ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF ANY INFORMATION OR MATERIAL CONTAINED OR PRESENTED ON THIS SITE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION THE MATERIALS, THE THIRD PARTY CONTENT AND THE SUBMISSIONS OF OTHER USERS OF THIS SITE. UNLESS OTHERWISE EXPLICITLY STATED, TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, THIS SITE, THE SERVICES, MATERIALS, THIRD PARTY CONTENT, SUBMISSIONS, AND ANY INFORMATION OR MATERIAL CONTAINED OR PRESENTED ON THIS SITE IS PROVIDED TO YOU ON AN "AS IS," "AS AVAILABLE" AND "WHERE-IS" BASIS WITH NO WARRANTY OF IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTY RIGHTS. CAREER PUPPY DOES NOT PROVIDE ANY WARRANTIES AGAINST VIRUSES, SPYWARE OR MALWARE THAT MAY BE INSTALLED ON YOUR COMPUTER.
Limitation of Liability
CAREER PUPPY SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DAMAGES RESULTING FROM YOUR DISPLAYING, COPYING, OR DOWNLOADING ANY MATERIALS, THIRD PARTY CONTENT OR SUBMISSIONS TO OR FROM THIS SITE. IN NO EVENT SHALL CAREER PUPPY BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY INDIRECT, EXTRAORDINARY, EXEMPLARY, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING LOSS OF DATA, REVENUE, PROFITS, USE OR OTHER ECONOMIC ADVANTAGE) HOWEVER ARISING, EVEN IF CAREER PUPPY KNOWS THERE IS A POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.
Local Laws; Export Control
CAREER PUPPY controls and operates this Site from its headquarters in the United States of America and the Materials, Submissions and/or Third Party Content may not be appropriate or available for use in other locations. If you use this Site outside the United States of America, you are responsible for following applicable local laws.
If you violate these Terms, CAREER PUPPY may terminate and/or suspend your access to this Site without notice. CAREER PUPPY prefers to advise you of your inappropriate behavior and to recommend any necessary corrective action. However, certain violations of these Terms, as determined by CAREER PUPPY, may result in immediate termination of your access to this Site. If CAREER PUPPY terminates your access to the Site, CAREER PUPPY may delete your user profile but will not be obligated to delete any Submissions that you have provided in connection with the Site. CAREER PUPPY has the right to terminate any password-restricted account for any reason. Maryalnd law and controlling U.S. federal law, without regard to the choice or conflicts of law provisions, will govern these Terms. Any disputes relating to these Terms or this Site will be heard in the courts located in Maryland. If any of these Terms is found to be inconsistent with applicable law, then such term shall be interpreted to reflect the intentions of the parties, and no other terms will be modified. CAREER PUPPY's failure to enforce any of these Terms is not a waiver of such term. These Terms are the entire agreement between you and CAREER PUPPY and supersede all prior or contemporaneous negotiations, discussions or agreements between you and CAREER PUPPY about this Site. The proprietary rights, disclaimer of warranties, representations made by you, indemnities, limitations of liability and general provisions shall survive any termination of these Terms.