- Use of Content
The contents of this Site, such as text, graphics, images and other material ("Content"), are owned by the Guild and its affiliates, licensors, vendors, and/or others and are protected by United States and foreign intellectual property laws. Unauthorized use of the Content may violate copyright, trademark, and other laws.
The Guild authorizes you to view and download a single copy of the Content on the Site solely for your personal, non-commercial use, provided you retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the original Content on any copy you make of the Content. You may not sell or modify the Content or reproduce, display, publicly perform, distribute, or otherwise use the Content in any way for any public or commercial purpose. You may not use the Content on any other web site or in a networked computer environment for any purpose.
You may not copy or adapt the HTML or other code that the Guild uses to generate its pages.
You may not, without the prior written permission of the Guild, use any computer code, data mining software, "robot," "bot," "spider," "scraper" or other automatic device, or program, algorithm, or methodology having similar processes or functionality, or any manual process, to monitor or copy any of the pages, data, or content found on the Site or accessed through the Site.
- Acceptable Site Use
General Rules: You may not use the Site to transmit, distribute, store, or destroy material (a) in violation of any applicable law or regulation, (b) in a manner that will infringe the copyright, trademark, trade secret, or other intellectual property rights of others or violate the privacy, publicity, or other personal rights of others, or (c) that is defamatory, obscene, threatening, abusive, or hateful.
Security Rules: You may not violate or attempt to violate the security of the Site or use the Site to violate the security of other web sites by any method, including, without limitation, (a) accessing data not intended for you or logging into a server or account which you are not authorized to access, (b) attempting to probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of a system or network or to breach security or authentication measurers without proper authorization, (c) attempting to interfere with service to any user of the Site, host or network, including, without limitation, via means of submitting a virus to the Site, overloading, "flooding", "spamming", "mailbombing", or "crashing", (d) sending unsolicited e-mail, including promotions and/or advertising of products or services, or (e) forging any Guild packet header or any part of the header information in any e-mail or newsgroup posting. Violations of system or network security may result in civil or criminal liability. The Guild may investigate violations of these Terms and may involve and cooperate with law enforcement authorities in prosecuting users of the Site who are involved in such violations.
Specific Prohibited Uses: The Guild specifically prohibits any use of the Site, and you agree not to use the Site, to:
distribute or otherwise publish, without the Guild’s approval, any material containing any solicitation of funds, promotion, advertising, or solicitation for goods or services; solicit other users of the Site to join or become members of any commercial online service; or delete or revise any material posted by any other person or entity.
- User Information and Privacy
The Guild is committed to maintaining the privacy of your information. The Guild may ask you to register on or for the Site. In this circumstance you will be asked to provide the Guild with certain information including your name, address, phone number and an email address (your "Information"). The Guild does not sell or otherwise disclose your Information to third parties except as required by law. If you choose to provide us with your Information it will be used to provide the information or services you request or which we think may be of interest to you or to communicate with you for the same purpose or for any other purposes stated at the time at which the data is collected and subject to any preferences indicated by you at the time.
For example, if you subscribe for a free newsletter; we will collect and use your email address and other contact details only for the purposes of sending you the newsletter unless we have requested and you have consented to our using your data for marketing or other purposes. Where a fee is payable for a service or product we will also use your information for billing and payment collection purposes. We may also share your Personal Information with third parties, e.g., fulfillment and shipping organizations with whom we do business. We may also contact you as part of customer satisfaction surveys or for market research purposes. If you do not want to receive e-mail from us, please let us know by sending us e-mail at the address below. The Guild does not set any cookies. Like many websites, we use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics sets a cookie in order to evaluate visitors’ use of our website and this helps us to understand where visitors come from and their activities. We may aggregate this data in anonymous form and use it to analyze trends and statistics and to help us provide better customer service. Google stores the information collected by their cookies. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.
For more information on the cookies set by Google Analytics, please go to: http://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html .
The Content may contain inaccuracies or typographical errors. The Guild makes no representations about the accuracy, reliability, completeness, or timeliness of the Site or the Content. The use of the Site and the Content is at your own risk. We reserve the right, at our discretion, to modify, add, or remove portions of the Site at anytime without notice. The Guild may, in its sole discretion, accept advertising on the Site. However, the Guild makes no representations or warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, regarding any of the advertisements located on the Site. You agree that each advertiser, and not the Guild, is responsible for the accuracy and content of its advertisements. Any dealings that you have with advertisers found on the Site are between you and the advertiser. Therefore we recommend that you undertake your own due diligence before entering into any agreement with an advertiser. You acknowledge and agree that we will not be liable for any loss or claim you may have against an advertiser whether arising out of such advertiser’s content, services or products. If you decide to use third-party services, you are responsible for reviewing and understanding the terms and conditions governing any third-party services. You agree that the third party, and not the Guild, is ultimately responsible for the performance of the third-party services and/or the provision of the third-party products.
THE GUILD DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE SITE WILL OPERATE ERROR-FREE OR THAT THE SITE AND ITS SERVER ARE FREE OF COMPUTER VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL MECHANISMS. IF YOUR USE OF THE SITE OR THE CONTENT RESULTS IN THE NEED FOR SERVICING OR REPLACING EQUIPMENT OR DATA, THE GUILD IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THOSE COSTS.
THE SITE AND CONTENT ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, THE GUILD DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. THE GUILD MAKES NO WARRANTIES ABOUT THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, COMPLETENESS, OR TIMELINESS OF THE CONTENT, SERVICES, SOFTWARE, TEXT, GRAPHICS, OR LINKS.
- Disclaimer of Consequential Damages
IN NO EVENT WILL THE GUILD, ITS SUPPLIERS, OR ANY THIRD PARTIES MENTIONED ON THE SITE BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, INCIDENTAL, RELIANCE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS, OR DAMAGES RESULTING FROM LOST DATA OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) RESULTING FROM THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE OR THE CONTENT, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT THE GUILD HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
- Links to Other Sites and Linking to this Site
To the extent the Site contains links to third party web sites (i.e. Paypal), such links are provided solely as a convenience to you and not as an endorsement by the Guild of the content on such third-party web sites. The Guild is not responsible for the content of any linked third-party sites and does not make any representations regarding the content or accuracy of materials on such third-party sites. If you decide to access linked third-party sites, you do so at you own risk.
- Limitation of Liability
We accept no financial or other responsibility for your use of the Site and the Content. Furthermore, the information on the Site is provided for educational and/or informational purposes only. Such information or materials do not constitute and are not intended to provide legal, accounting, or tax advice and should not be relied on for any such purpose.
If you breach any of these Terms, the Guild reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to immediately terminate your registration with, or ability to access, the Site, any Content, and/or any other service provided to you by the Guild.
You shall defend, indemnify, and hold harmless the Guild, its affiliates, its officers, directors, employees, and agents, from and against any claims, actions, or demands, including without limitation reasonable legal and accounting fees (whether incurred as the result of a third-party claim or a claim to enforce this Term), alleging or resulting from your use of the Content or the Site or your breach of any of these Terms. The Guild will notify you promptly of any such claim, suit, or proceeding and will assist you, at your expense, in defending any such claim, suit, or proceeding.
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