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Terms of Service

The owner of this forum and any associated websites (referred to collectively as ?T-Shirt Forums?) have established some ground rules in this document (the ?Terms?) that users of this Website must adhere to. Users may use this forum (our ?Services) to share truthful information about the t-shirt industry and for other legal purposes that are not prohibited by these terms or Community Guidelines.

By accessing, using, or contributing to our Services, and in consideration for the Services we provide, you agree to abide by these Terms, Privacy Policy, and Community Guidelines in legal agreement between you and T-Shirt Forums.

You accept that this is a legally binding agreement

T-Shirt Forums stresses that by accessing, using, or interacting in any way with this Website you are agreeing to the following Terms. If you do not agree with a provision do not use the Website.

You Are Obligated To:

1. Review the Terms, Privacy Policy, and Community Guidelines whenever updated

You are required to review the current version of these Terms, Community Guidelines, and Privacy Policy each time the pages are updated. T-Shirt Forums reserves the right to change these documents at its sole discretion. Your continued use of this Website following the posting of such changes will constitute your acceptance to all changes.

2. Adhere to Intellectual Property Laws

This Site contains information, organization, graphics, design, and other matters related to the Site (?Content?), that are protected under applicable copyright, trademark and other proprietary laws, including but not limited to intellectual property laws.

You agree to comply with all copyright laws and to any copyright notices, information, or restrictions contained in any Content available on or accessed through the Site. Users of the Site may use Content only for their personal, noncommercial use as permitted by Sections 107 through 122 of the United States Copyright Act of 1976 (?Copyright Act?) and not prohibited by any section of the Copyright Act or by any other applicable law, rule, or regulation. Businesses, organizations or other legal entities may not use the Site for any purpose, including but not limited to collecting usernames and/or email addresses of registered members by electronic or other means for the purpose of sending unsolicited email.

Information copyrighted or owned by any individual or entity other than the member should not be posted on the discussion forums or used without the consent of the owner. If such an event occurs, the individual posting the information shall be held solely responsible.

3. Accept our Deleting and Modification Policy

We reserve the right in our sole discretion, without any obligation and without any notice requirement to you, to edit or delete any documents, information, or other content appearing on the Site, including this Agreement. Although we reserve the right to remove any Content on the Site, you understand and agree that you may be exposed to such matters and that you further waive your right to any damages (from any party) related to such exposure.

4. Indemnify T-Shirt Forums

You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold T-Shirt Forums, its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, any related companies, suppliers, licensors and partners, and the officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives of each of them (collectively, the ?T- Shirt Forums Entities?) harmless from any and all liability, loss, damages, claim and expense, including reasonable attorney's fees, related to the use of the Site.

T-Shirt Forums reserves the right, at its own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, and in such case, you agree to cooperate with T-Shirt Forums? defense of such claims.

5. Accept our Termination of Service Rules

T-Shirt Forums reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to restrict, suspend or terminate your access to all or any part of the Site, including the discussion areas, at any time for any reason without prior notice or liability. If you terminate your membership, you will have no right to use the services provided on the Site. The terms of this Agreement shall survive any termination of your membership. T-Shirt Forums may change, suspend or discontinue all or any aspect of the Site at any time, including the availability of any feature, database, or Content (including the discussion areas), without prior notice or liability.

6. Adhere to COPPA

The Site is intended for teenagers and adults and is not intended for children under the age of 13. By using and participating in the forums, you certify that you are 13 years of age or over. All those individuals under 13 years of age will need a full written release form from their parents before posting any messages. The Site complies with the Children?s Online Privacy Protection Act of 2000 (COPPA) and does not permit registration by and will not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under 13 without a full written release. Additionally, you must provide valid, accurate, and complete registration information to use the forums. Registration under automated means or under false or fraudulent pretenses constitutes unauthorized use of the Service and such accounts will be terminated by the Site.

7. Refrain from illegally endorsing products

You agree that anything you post or that may be posted by a third-party on the Site is not endorsed by T-Shirt Forums, that T-Shirt Forums does not represent or endorse the accuracy or reliability of any Content posted on any interactive area, and you acknowledge that any reliance upon such Content shall be at your sole risk. Any Content placed on any interactive area by users represents the views of the user posting the statement, and does not represent the views of T-Shirt Forums.

8. Adhere to our guidelines

A. Community Guidelines

You represent that you have read and understood our Community Guidelines.

B. Privacy

You represent that you have read and understood our Privacy Policy.

C. Communications Decency Act

You accept that this site is an interactive computer service, and as provided by 47 U.S.C. §230 shall not be held responsible for any information provided by others.

9. Refrain from sharing confidential information

By sending us any ideas, suggestions, documents or proposals ("Feedback"), you agree that (i) your Feedback does not contain the confidential or proprietary information of third parties, (ii) we are under no obligation of confidentiality, express or implied, with respect to the Feedback, (iii) we may have something similar to the Feedback already under consideration or in development.

10. Grant us a license to your submissions

You grant us an irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, worldwide license to use, modify, publish, distribute and sublicense any Content, Feedback, or other submissions you make to T-Shirt Forums.

Digital Millennium Copyright Act / Accommodation of Standard Technical Measures.

T-Shirt Forums respects the intellectual property of others. If you are a copyright owner or an agent thereof and believe that any Content infringes upon your copyrights, you may submit a notification pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act ("DMCA") by providing our Copyright Agent with the following information in writing (see 17 U.S.C 512(c)(3) for further detail):

1) A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;

2) Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site;

3) 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 and information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to locate the material;

4) Information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to contact you, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail;

5) 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 owner, its agent, or the law; and

6) 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.

Our designated Copyright Agent to receive notifications of claimed infringement is Rodney Blackwell. You acknowledge that if you fail to comply with all of these requirements your DMCA notice may not be valid.

It is T-Shirt Forum's policy to accommodate and not interfere with standard technical measures used by copyright owners to identify or protect copyrighted works that T-Shirt Forum determines are reasonable under the circumstances.

T-Shirt Forums Disclaims its Liability and all Warranties express or implied, to its full extent under the law: Nothing in this agreement is intended to limit any remedies or theories that you may be lawfully entitled to.

10. T-Shirt Forums is not liable for your inability to use this Website

T-Shirt Forums will not be liable for any damages of any kind arising from your use of or inability to use this Website. You expressly agree that your use of this site is solely at your own risk. Under no circumstances shall T-Shirt Forums be liable for any direct, special, incidental, indirect, economic or consequential damages (including, but not limited to, loss of data or loss of use damages or lost profits) arising out of or connected with the site even if T-Shirt Forums has been notified of the possibility of any damages. Because some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, the above limitation may not apply to you in such states. The liability of T-Shirt Forums shall be limited to the greatest extent permitted by applicable law.

11. This Website is provided on an ?as is? basis.

This website is provided on an ?as is? and ?as available? basis. T-Shirt Forums makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, as to the site's operation or the information, content or materials included on this site. To the full extent permissible by applicable law, T-Shirt Forums hereby disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including but not limited to implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for any particular purpose.

T-Shirt Forums assumes no responsibility for the accuracy, suitability, or completeness of any content provided.

ALL USERS AGREE AND ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THE FOREGOING LIMITATIONS ON LIABILITY ARE AN ESSENTIAL BASIS OF OUR OPERATION OF THE SITE, AND THAT WE WOULD NOT PROVIDE OUR SERVICE ABSENT SUCH LIMITATION.

If for any reason, you are unable to properly understand any of these limitations and waivers, please contact us immediately to clarify your questions and discontinue use of the Website until you do so.

12. Choice of Law and Venue

California law will govern these Terms, as well as any claim, cause of action or dispute that might arise between you and T-Shirt Forums Entities (a "Claim"), without regard to conflict of law provisions. FOR ANY CLAIM BROUGHT BY EITHER PARTY, YOU AGREE TO SUBMIT AND CONSENT TO THE PERSONAL AND EXCLUSIVE JURISDICTION IN, AND THE EXCLUSIVE VENUE OF, THE STATE AND FEDERAL COURTS LOCATED WITHIN SACRAMENTO COUNTY, CALIFORNIA.

13. Severability

If any court of law, having the jurisdiction to decide on this matter, rules that any provision of these terms is invalid, then that provision will be removed from the Terms without affecting the rest of the Terms. The remaining provisions of the Terms will continue to be valid and enforceable.

14. Entire Agreement

Together the Terms and Privacy Policy and Community Guidelines constitute the entire agreement between the parties with respect to the subject matter hereof and supersedes and replaces all prior or contemporaneous understandings or agreements, written or oral, regarding such subject matter. If for any reason a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision or portion of these Terms to be unenforceable, the remainder of the Terms will continue in full force and effect.
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