Disclaimer and Use Policy
Community Insight is a public resource of user-contributed data. Rhiza Labs makes no warranty or guarantee as to the content, sequence, accuracy, timeliness, or completeness of any of the information provided herein. Rhiza Labs explicitly disclaims any representations and warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Rhiza Labs shall assume no liability for any errors, omissions, or inaccuracies in the information provided regardless of how caused. Rhiza Labs would appreciate feedback on any errors that are discovered when using this site by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
By using this service and/or registering for an account, you have attest to reading and understanding the provisions stated above.
Terms of Service
Rhiza Labs, part of the Civium Information Network
YOU SHOULD CAREFULLY READ THE FOLLOWING TERMS OF SERVICE ("TOS") BEFORE USING Community Insight, PART OF THE CIVIUM NETWORK, A NETWORK OF DIGITAL PUBLISHERS ("SERVICE") PROVIDED BY RHIZA LABS ("PROVIDER"). YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE CONSTITUTES YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THESE TERMS OF SERVICE. IF YOU DO NOT ACCEPT THESE TERMS OF SERVICE, YOU ARE NOT AUTHORIZED TO USE THE SERVICE AND YOU WILL NOT BE PROVIDED ACCESS TO THE SERVICE.
IMPORTANT NOTE: THE SERVICE MAY BE USED TO PUBLISH AND REPRODUCE MATERIALS. YOU MAY ONLY USE THE SERVICE TO PUBLISH OR REPRODUCE NON-COPYRIGHTED MATERIALS, MATERIALS IN WHICH YOU OWN THE COPYRIGHT, OR MATERIALS YOU ARE AUTHORIZED OR LEGALLY PERMITTED TO PUBLISH OR REPRODUCE. IF YOU ARE UNCERTAIN ABOUT YOUR RIGHT TO COPY ANY MATERIAL, YOU SHOULD CONTACT YOUR LEGAL ADVISOR.
1. DESCRIPTION OF SERVICE.
Provider provides users with the ability to browse, search and publish in the Service. The Service may be used through a web browser or other applications. Once registered with Provider, each user may be provided with the ability to publish content in the Service ("Content"). Copies of this Content may reside on your computer, Provider's servers and on the computers of third parties.
You understand and agree that the Service, including all new features provided with the Service, is provided "AS-IS" and that Provider assumes no responsibility for any content, user communications or personalization settings. You are responsible for obtaining access to the Service and that access may involve third party fees (such as ISP charges). In addition, you must provide and are responsible for all equipment necessary to access the Service.
Provider may modify and update the TOS without notice at any time. You can review the current version of the terms of service at www.rhizalabs.com. Failure to comply with the current version of the TOS may result in rhizalabs.com user account ("Account") revocation.
Provider reserves the right, without notice at any time, to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Service (or any part thereof), or to assign Provider's rights hereunder to any third party. You agree that neither Provider, nor its successors or assigns, shall be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Service.
3. YOUR REGISTRATION OBLIGATIONS.
Account registration and verification is required in order to use certain features of the Service. During registration, all users are required to provide accurate, complete and current information about themselves in all required fields. Users under 18 years of age are required to have a parent or guardian review and complete the registration process. Should any of your own information change after submitting it to Provider, you are required to update that information as soon as possible. Should Provider suspect that your personal information is not complete, current or accurate, your Account may be subject to suspension or termination.
You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your Account. You agree: (a) neither to provide your password to any third party, nor to allow any third party to access your Account; (b) to immediately notify us of any unauthorized use of your Account or any other breach of security; and (c) that you will establish and maintain only one Account at a time.
You acknowledge, consent and agree that Provider may access, preserve, and disclose your Account information and Content if required to do so by law or in a good faith belief that such access preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to: (a) comply with legal process; (b) enforce the TOS; (c) respond to claims that any Content violates the rights of third-parties; (d) respond to your requests for customer service; or (e) protect the rights, property, or personal safety of Provider, its users and the public.
Provider respects the privacy of all personal information you provide to the Service and shall use such information solely for the operations of the Service.
5. MEMBER CONDUCT.
You understand that all Content on the Service is the sole responsibility of the Service member who published it.
You agree to not use the Service to:
You understand that by using the Service, you may be exposed to Content that is offensive, indecent or objectionable. You acknowledge that Provider may or may not pre-screen Content, but that Provider and its designees shall have the right (but not the obligation) in their sole discretion to pre-screen, refuse, or move any Content that is available via the Service. You agree to evaluate, and bear all risks associated with, the use of any Content, including any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of such Content.
You agree to indemnify and hold Provider, and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, co-branders or other partners, and employees, harmless from any alleged claim or demand, including reasonable attorney fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your Content, your use of the Service, your connection to the Service, your violation of the TOS, or your violation of any rights of another, whether you are a registered user or not.
7. SPECIAL ADMONITIONS FOR INTERNATIONAL USE.
Recognizing the global nature of the Internet, you agree to comply with all local rules regarding online conduct and acceptable Content. Specifically, you agree to comply with all applicable laws regarding the transmission of technical data exported from the United States or the country in which you reside.
You agree that Provider, in its sole discretion, may terminate your Account for any reason, including and without limitation, lack of use or if Provider believes that you have violated the TOS. You agree that any termination of your access to the Service under any provision of this TOS may be effected without prior notice, and acknowledge and agree that Provider may immediately deactivate or delete your Content and all related information. You agree that Provider shall not be liable to you or any third-party for any termination of your access to the Service.
The Service may provide links to other web sites or resources. You acknowledge and agree that Provider shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of, or reliance on, such links.
Guidelines for posting or republishing content shall be as follows:
11. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES. YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT:
NO CONTENT OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM PROVIDER OR THROUGH OR FROM THE SERVICE SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY.
12. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY.
YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT PROVIDER SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA OR OTHER LOSSES (EVEN IF PROVIDER HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), RESULTING FROM: (I) THE USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICE; UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR COMPUTER, TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA; (III) STATEMENTS OR CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY ON THE SERVICE; OR (IV) ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO THE SERVICE.
13. EXCLUSIONS AND LIMITATIONS.
Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of certain warranties or the limitation or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages. Accordingly, some of the above limitations may not apply to you.
14. SPECIAL ADMONITION FOR SERVICES RELATING TO FINANCIAL MATTERS.
The Service is provided for informational purposes only, and no Content included in the Service is intended for trading or investing purposes. Provider and its licensors shall not be responsible or liable for the accuracy, usefulness or availability of any information transmitted or made available via the Service, and shall not be responsible or liable for any trading or investment decisions made based on such information.
15. NOTICE AND PROCEDURE FOR MAKING CLAIMS OF COPYRIGHT OR INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY INFRINGEMENT.
Provider respects the intellectual property of others, and we ask our users to do the same. Provider may, in appropriate circumstances and at its discretion, disable and/or terminate the Accounts of users who may be infringers. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, or your intellectual property rights have been otherwise violated, please provide Provider's Copyright Agent the following information:
Provider's Agent for Notice of claims of copyright or other intellectual property infringement can be reached as follows:
Attn: Copyright Agent, Community Insight
2730 Sidney St., Bldg 2, Ste. 300
Pittsburgh, PA 15203
16. NO RESALE OR OTHER TRANSFER.
Your Account is personal to You. You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit any portion of the Service, use of the Service, or access to the Service. You may not assign or otherwise transfer your Account without the prior written consent of Provider.
17. GENERAL INFORMATION
The TOS constitutes the entire agreement between you and Provider and governs your use of the Service, superseding any prior agreements between you and Provider with respect to the Service. You also may be subject to additional terms and conditions that may apply when you use or purchase certain other Provider services, affiliate services, third-party content, or third-party software.
The TOS and the relationship between you and Provider shall be governed by the laws of the State of Pennsylvania without regard to its conflict of law provisions. You and Provider agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located within the county of Allegheny County, PA.
The failure of Provider to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the TOS shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of the TOS is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties' intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of the TOS remain in full force and effect.
Please report any violations of the TOS to:
Attn: TOS Agent, Community Insight
2730 Sidney St., Bldg 2, Ste. 300
Pittsburgh, PA 15203