Terms and Conditions
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These Terms and Conditions apply to MyParisTexas.com located at www.myparistexas.com, our content, and our online discussion forums, as well as any other of our websites, digital services or mobile or other applications on which a link to these Terms and Conditions appears (collectively, the “MyParisTexas.com”), all of which MyParisTexas.com are provided by 1st Street Media at any time and from time to time in its sole discretion. 1st Street Media does not control, and is not responsible for, any third-party site to which the MyParisTexas.com link or that links to any MyParisTexas.com.
You agree that your use of the MyParisTexas.com is subject to the following Terms and Conditions. If you do not agree with the Terms and Conditions in their entirety, please do not use any MyParisTexas.com. These Terms and Conditions may be modified at any time and from time to time; the date of the most recent changes or revisions will appear on this page. Continued access to the MyParisTexas.com by you will constitute your acceptance of any changes or revisions to these Terms and Conditions. Portions of the MyParisTexas.com may be governed by different or additional terms and conditions. In agreeing with these Terms and Conditions, you represent and warrant that you are at least eighteen (18) years of age or otherwise capable of entering into and performing legal agreements. In you are under eighteen (18) then you may only use MyParisTexas.com with the consent of a parent or legal guardian. In the event of a conflict between any provision of these Terms and Conditions, on the one hand, and any other terms and conditions, on the other hand, the applicable provision of these Terms and Conditions shall prevail with respect to your use of the MyParisTexas.com.
The materials and tools contained on the MyParisTexas.com are provided by 1st Street Media as a service to you for your noncommercial, personal use on an “as is, as available” basis and may be used by you for informational purposes only. You acknowledge that you are using the MyParisTexas.com at your own risk. 1st Street Media assumes no responsibility for errors or omissions in these materials. 1st Street Media makes no commitment to update the information contained herein. 1st Street Media makes no, and expressly disclaims any and all, representations or warranties, express or implied, regarding the MyParisTexas.com, including without limitation the accuracy, completeness, or reliability of text, graphics, links, products and services, and other items accessed from or via the MyParisTexas.com, or that use of the MyParisTexas.com will be uninterrupted, error-free, or free of viruses or other harmful components. No advice or information given by 1st Street Media or any other party on the MyParisTexas.com shall create any warranty or liability. The content provided through MyParisTexas.com should be used for informational purposes only; the content is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice. Always seek the advice of a relevant professional with any questions about any health, financial or other decision you are seeking to make. In the case of our product reviews, consumers should always consult the manufacturer and/or their dealer/distributor for the most up-to-date product information, features and specifications. Because this is an advertising-supported service, we encourage you to patronize the advertisers that help to make this service possible.
1st Street Media does not warrant or make any representations regarding the use or the results of the use of the materials on the MyParisTexas.com in terms of their correctness, accuracy, timeliness, reliability, or otherwise. Under no circumstances shall 1st Street Media or any of its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, licensors, or their respective partners, officers, directors, employees, or agents be held liable for any damages, whether direct, incidental, indirect, special, or consequential, and including, without limitation, lost revenues or lost profits, arising from or in connection with your use, reliance on, or performance of the information on the MyParisTexas.com. Your sole remedy in the event of any deficiency, defect, failure, error or interruption in the MyParisTexas.com or any goods or services offered for sale through the MyParisTexas.com shall be to request that 1st Street Media correct the matter or, if 1st Street Media fails to do so, to discontinue use of the MyParisTexas.com. In no event shall 1st Street Media’s liability exceed an amount equal to all fees paid by you to 1st Street Media in connection with your use of the MyParisTexas.com.
1st Street Media periodically schedules system downtime for maintenance and other purposes. Unplanned outages also may occur. 1st Street Media shall have no liability for the resulting unavailability of the MyParisTexas.com or for any loss of data or transactions caused by planned or unplanned system outages, or any outages of web host providers or the Internet infrastructure and network external to the MyParisTexas.com.
All materials published on or in the MyParisTexas.com are protected by copyright laws, and may not be reproduced, republished, distributed, transmitted, resold, displayed, broadcast, or otherwise exploited in any manner without the express written permission of either 1st Street Media or, in the case of content licensed by 1st Street Media from third parties, the entity that is credited as the copyright holder of such licensed content. You may download freely accessible material (one copy per page) from this MyParisTexas.com for your personal and noncommercial use only, without altering or removing any trademark, copyright, or other notice from such material; you must pay a fee to access that content which requires a fee for access. To request use of MyParisTexas.com content – other than personal, non-commercial use as described above – contact firstname.lastname@example.org to request specific, written authorization, which may require payment of a fee and may be granted or denied in the sole discretion of 1st Street Media.
In the event you believe that any content posted on the MyParisTexas.com infringes your copyright or other intellectual-property rights, you may notify 1st Street Media by providing the information required by the Online Copyright Infringement Liability Limitation Action of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. 512, to U.S. News’s Copyright Agent:
Attention: James Wyatt
1st Street Media
32 Clarksville Street
Paris, Texas, 75460
User Generated Content
1st Street Media, through its forums or otherwise, may provide users an opportunity to transmit or post content, which may include text, videos, photographs, images, sound files and/or other content, to the MyParisTexas.com (collectively, “User Content”) and may provide for the hosting, sharing and/or publishing of such User Content. 1st Street Media does not necessarily endorse, support, sanction, encourage, or agree with User Content and expressly disclaims any and all liability in connection with any User Content.
You shall not transmit or post any User Content that: (a) is unlawful, threatening, harassing, abusive, false, inaccurate, deceptive, misleading, offensive, distasteful, inappropriate, libelous, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, profane, indecent, invasive of another’s privacy or harmful to minors in any way; (b) constitutes or encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any local, state, national, or international law; (c) is copyrighted, protected by trade secret, patent, trademark or otherwise subject to third party proprietary rights, including privacy and publicity rights, unless you are the owner of such rights or have permission from their rightful owner to submit or post the material and to grant 1st Street Media all of the license rights granted herein; (d) refers derisively to the goods or services of others; (e) includes any disruptive elements that may damage or interfere with the MyParisTexas.com such as computer viruses, bots, worms, bombs, or Trojan horses; (f) includes advertisements or solicitations of business; (g) impersonates another person; (h) includes any person’s full name or personal or identifying information without that person’s authorization; (i) violates the law or otherwise violates these Terms of Service; or (j) provides a link to any of the above.
In connection with any User Content that you submit, you affirm, represent, and/or warrant that: (i) you own or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions to use, and to authorize 1st Street Media to use, all patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights in and to any and all User Content to enable inclusion and use of the User Content in the manner contemplated by the MyParisTexas.com and these Terms and Conditions; (ii) you have the written consent, release, and/or permission of each and every identifiable individual person in the User Content to use the name or likeness of each and every such identifiable individual person to enable inclusion and use of the User Content in the manner contemplated by the MyParisTexas.com and these Terms and Conditions; and (iii) it complies with these Terms and Conditions. In addition, by submitting or otherwise making available any content to MyParisTexas.com, you automatically grant MyParisTexas.com a nonexclusive, royalty-free, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, sub licensable (through multiple tiers), license to use, modify, copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, publish, adapt, create derivative works of, distribute, transfer or sell any such content, for any purpose, including commercial purposes and in connection with advertising for the sole benefit of MyParisTexas.com (collectively “use”), in any type of media or in any form now known or later developed, without any payment to you, in addition, you automatically waive and give up any claim that any use of such content violates any of your rights, including privacy rights, publicity rights, moral rights or any other right, including the right to approve the way MyParisTexas.com uses such content. By submitting content, you automatically warrant and represent to MyParisTexas.com that you are the owner of all intellectual property rights in and to the Content or that you otherwise have sufficient rights to grant the license above. By submitting content, you further warrant and represent that the Content infringes no third-party right of privacy, right of publicity, or any other third-party right or proprietary interest.
You understand that all User Content is the sole responsibility of the person who transmits or posts that User Content. This means that you, and not 1st Street Media, are entirely and solely responsible for all User Content that you transmit or post and for the consequences of 1st Street Media publishing such User Content. 1st Street Media does not and cannot review the User Content transmitted or posted by users and is not responsible for such content. However, 1st Street Media shall have the right, but not the obligation, to refuse, delete, move, remove, or edit any User Content that violates these Terms and Conditions or is otherwise objectionable, as determined by 1st Street Media in its sole discretion and without notice. Any specific complaints regarding User Content must be directed to email@example.com, and any promise by 1st Street Media to investigate, delete, remove, or otherwise edit any User Content shall be non-binding unless expressly provided in writing by an owner of 1st Street Media.
You agree to indemnify 1st Street Media and its parents, subsidiaries, and affiliates, and each of their respective partners, officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives, against, and to hold each of them harmless from, any and all claims and liabilities (including attorney’s fees) that may arise from your use of the MyParisTexas.com, your transmission or posting of User Content, your unauthorized use of material obtained from the MyParisTexas.com, your breach of these Terms and Conditions, your violation of any law, regulation or any right of any other person or entity, and any unauthorized use of your account or password. 1st Street Media reserves the right to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter which is subject to indemnification under this section. In such case, you agree to cooperate with any reasonable requests assisting our defense of such matter.
1st Street Media does not claim any ownership rights in the User Content. By transmitting or posting User Content, you grant to 1st Street Media the perpetual, non-terminable, worldwide, nonexclusive, royalty-free, sublicensable and transferable right and license to use, reproduce, edit, remove, modify (including the size and aspect ratio of photographs), publish, transmit, display, distribute, have distributed, promote, perform, and prepare derivative works of, all or any potion of such User Content in any form, in any medium now existing or hereinafter invented for any purpose, including commercial uses, including without limitation, in connection with the MyParisTexas.com, in connection with other 1st Street Media publications, in connection with 1st Street Media’s (and our successors’) business, in connection with promoting and redistributing part or all of the MyParisTexas.com (and derivative works thereof) without additional notice, approval, consent, compensation or attribution, or in connection with stories featuring the MyParisTexas.com or any content on the MyParisTexas.com in other news and media websites or other outlets. You waive any moral rights you may have in the User Content. You also grant each user of the MyParisTexas.com a non-exclusive license to access your User Content through the MyParisTexas.com, and to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display and perform such User Content as permitted through the functionality of the MyParisTexas.com and under these Terms and Conditions.
Neither party will be liable for any failure to perform any obligation (other than payment obligations) hereunder, or from any delay in the performance thereof, due to causes beyond its control, including industrial disputes of whatever nature, acts of God, public enemy, acts of government, failure of telecommunications, fire or other casualty.
From time to time, users of certain portions of the MyParisTexas.com may be given the opportunity to volunteer to become part of a group of “Beta Testers”. Beta Testers will review, test and provide written and/or verbal Feedback on new ideas and features for MyParisTexas.com. If you volunteer to be a Beta Tester, you agree (i) that all concepts, design mockups, content or other information shared with you as a Beta Tester is confidential information of 1st Street Media and that you will keep it confidential, use it only in connection with your role as a Beta Tester, and not disclose it to any other person, and (ii) that 1st Street Media will be the sole owner of all right, title and interest in and to any Feedback you provide to 1st Street Media in connection with your role as a Beta Tester. For purposes hereof, “Feedback” means any comments, suggestions, expectations, test results, error data, bug reports or other information or materials that you provide to 1st Street Media in connection with your role as a Beta Tester.
Third Party Provider Content Notices
By accessing the MyParisTexas.com (including without limitation, any digital service or application made available by U.S. News), you specifically acknowledge and agree that: (a) Associated Press text, photo, graphic, audio and/or video material shall not be published, broadcast, rewritten for broadcast or publication or redistributed directly or indirectly in any medium; (b) no Associated Press materials nor any portion thereof may be stored in a computer except for personal and non-commercial use; (c) the Associated Press will not be liable for any delays, inaccuracies, errors or omissions in any Associated Press materials or in the transmission or delivery of any part thereof or for any damages arising therefrom or occasioned thereby; (d) the Associated Press is an intended third party beneficiary of these terms and conditions and it may exercise all rights and remedies available to it; and (e) the Associated Press reserves the right to audit your use of Associated Press materials or any portion thereof at any time.
Purchasers of paid content are not permitted to share, distribute, sell, or otherwise transfer their password to other individuals. The password is for the purchaser’s sole use. Significant or unusual use of a single password (including but not limited to significant use of a single password on multiple computers or devices) could result in suspension of that password. Paid content is protected by copyright laws and may not be transmitted (whether by e-mail or otherwise), reproduced, republished, distributed, resold, displayed, broadcast, or otherwise exploited in any manner without the express written permission of 1st Street Media.
1st Street Media is committed to providing visitors to MyParisTexas.com with as many features as possible, some of which may be provided by third parties. The companies that 1st Street Media selects as featured service providers offer products and services that site visitors may find useful. 1st Street Media in certain cases may have a business relationship with certain third parties that it selects as a featured service provider. 1st Street Media is not responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any advice or information given, or of any statement made, by the companies providing featured services, or for the content, services, products, or advertising on or available from their websites, or for the availability and operations of their websites.
You agree that any claim, action, or proceeding arising out of these Terms and Conditions, or your use of the MyParisTexas.com, shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Texas applicable to contracts to be wholly performed therein, and any action based on or alleging a breach of this Agreement must be brought in a state or federal court located in Lamar County, Texas. In addition, you agree to submit to the personal jurisdiction of such courts.
What information does 1st Street Media collect about me as I use the MyParisTexas.com?
1st Street Media may collect personally identifiable information from you such as your name, telephone number, postal address, e-mail address, location, and credit card information so that we or selected companies can provide you with the products and services you request. For example, we may ask you for your name, e-mail address, and certain other information in connection with certain features. 1st Street Media may also collect your credit card information when you make a purchase, so that we can process your payment for the product or service you are requesting. During the ordering process, such credit card information is transmitted either to 1st Street Media or to the particular supplier or service provider who provides the service you are purchasing. In both cases, credit card information is then transmitted to third-party credit card processors and card issuers that use your information to process your order.
1st Street Media may also collect non-personally identifiable information when you visit the MyParisTexas.com, such as your browser configuration, the type of operating system you are using, and information about your Internet service provider.
How does 1st Street Media use the information supplied by me?
We may use the information you supply to fulfill your requests for products and services, to respond to your inquiries, and to offer other products and services from either us or selected companies which may be of interest to you. If you decide that you do not wish to receive such communications from 1st Street Media and others, you may opt-out of receiving further e-mails and other communications by clicking “Unsubscribe” or “Manage my email preferences” in any email. If you choose to submit content for publication (e.g., a letter to our editors, or information to be posted as a comment), we may publish your name, screen name or such other information you supply.
If you have indicated interest in receiving information directly from a selected outside company, we may provide such selected outside company with information that may include but not be limited to your name, telephone number, postal address and email address. If you decide that you do not wish to receive further communications from such selected outside company, you will need to so notify such selected outside company.
In addition, 1st Street Media may disclose information we maintain (A) if in good faith we believe that such disclosure is necessary to (1) comply with the law or legal process; (2) protect and defend our rights and property; (3) protect against misuse or unauthorized use of the MyParisTexas.com; or (4) protect the personal safety, property, or rights of our users or the public, or (B) in connection with a corporate transaction, such as a divestiture, merger, consolidation, or asset sale.
How can I change my privacy options?
If at some point after giving 1st Street Media your personally identifying information, you do not wish to continue to receive additional information and offers from 1st Street Media about MyParisTexas.com, from 1st Street Media’s affiliates, or from selected outside companies, you may opt out of receiving future emails by clicking the “Manage my email preferences” link located at the bottom of each e-mail.
What are “cookies” and how does 1st Street Media use them?
“Cookies” are pieces of information that are placed by the MyParisTexas.com in a storage place on your computer or mobile device. Cookies do not contain information that is, in itself, personally identifying. Cookies and other tracking information are placed on your computer or mobile device in a limited way to help deliver advertisements, to calculate unique site visitors, and to track usage throughout our site. Other uses include placement of cookies to make the login process more convenient for our services that use logins.
Integration with Facebook
Portions of the MyParisTexas.com permit you to integrate such 1st Street Media Service with Facebook. Through such integration, 1st Street Media may receive personally identifiable information about you such as your name, profile picture, educational institutions you have attended and your major there, work information, fan pages, networks, current location, friends and similar personally identifiable information about your friends who are registered on Facebook (“Friends”). 1st Street Media may use this information to customize the services that we provide to you through the MyParisTexas.com. By visiting a 1st Street Media Service, information that we receive from Facebook about you and your Friends may appear to you on the 1st Street Media Service. In addition, if you are listed as a Friend on Facebook of other users of MyParisTexas.com, your Facebook information may appear to those users on the 1st Street Media Service if they have chosen to integrate their use of U. S. News Services with Facebook.
If you wish to opt out of sharing your Facebook information with U.S. News, you must update your Facebook privacy options on your Facebook privacy settings page at www.facebook.com/privacy.
Children Under Age 13
No one under the age of 13 should provide any personally identifiable information to U.S. News. In general, 1st Street Media does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 13. If in limited circumstances we do knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13, we will do so only with verified parental consent prior to collection. In the event that we learn that we have collected such information from a child under the age of 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete this information from our database as quickly as possible. If you believe the MyParisTexas.com has collected any personally identifiable information about anyone under 13, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Users of the MyParisTexas.com who are California residents and who have provided personally identifiable information to us may request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an e-mail to email@example.com with “Request for California Privacy Information” in the subject line and in the message.