Terms and Policies

Consequences for Unauthorized Use or Misuse of BBBS Triangle Sites

You agree that your right to use BBBS Triangle Sites will cease immediately upon your violation of any of your agreements set forth in this Agreement or upon any unauthorized use or misuse of a BBBS Triangle Site, and that BBBS Triangle has total discretion to terminate your account and/or your access to its Sites without further notice if you violate any of your agreements or any of the prohibition set forth in this Agreement or any such agreement or prohibition in other applicable agreements.

Unauthorized use and misuse of BBBS Triangle Sites are strictly prohibited, and, depending on the circumstances, may subject you to a civil claim for damages and criminal prosecution. BBBS Triangle reserves the right to report any breach of this Agreement or unauthorized use or misuse of the BBBS Triangle Site to law enforcement authorities.

BBBS Triangle Content

BBBS Triangle Sites, including any information, graphics, images, artwork, text, video clip, data compilations, software, audio clip, trademark, service marks, log, trade names and other content provided on, in or through the BBBS Triangle Sites (collectively, “BBBS Triangle Content”) are owned by BBBS Triangle and protected under applicable laws. Content provided by BBBS Triangle customers on their sites is owned by such customers and similarly protected by applicable laws.  Except as set forth in the limited license section below, or as required under applicable law, neither the copyrights, trademarks, other intellectual property nor any portion of BBBS Triangle Sites may be used, reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold, accessed, modified, or otherwise exploited, in whole or in part, for any purpose without our prior written consent.  Unauthorized use of BBBS Triangle Content may violate copyright, trademark, and other laws.

If you agree to this Terms of Use Agreement (as well as any additional terms and conditions related to specific BBBS Triangle Content), BBBS Triangle grants to you a personal, revocable, nonexclusive and limited license (without the right to sublicense) to access and use the BBBS Triangle Sites and download, print and/or copy BBBS Triangle Content solely for your own personal use and subject to this Agreement. You acknowledge that the trade secrets and intellectual property embodied in the BBBS Triangle Sites have not been and will not be licensed or otherwise disclosed to you. You acknowledge that the HTML code BBBS Triangle creates to generate the pages of the Sites are protected by BBBS Triangle copyrights. All rights not expressly granted herein are reserved by BBBS Triangle.

You agree that unless BBBS Triangle provides you with prior written authorization to do so, you will not:

incorporate any BBBS Triangle Content into any other work or use v Content in any public or commercial manner; or

change any notice about copyright, trademarks or other intellectual property rights that may be part of the BBBS Triangle Content.

Trademarks, logos and service marks (the “Marks”) displayed in or through BBBS Triangle Sites are owned by BBBS Triangle or third parties. You are prohibited from using the Marks without the prior written permission of BBBS Triangle or such third party.  If you would like information on how to obtain BBBS Triangle’s permission to use BBBS Triangle Content, email [email protected]

Submissions

BBBS Triangle may from time to time offer opportunities for you to voluntarily post or otherwise submit suggestions, ideas, notes, concepts or other information or materials to or through BBBS Triangle Sites (collectively, “Submissions”).

By posting Submissions, you confirm that you have the right to do so and you give us the right to use the content for the purposes of operating and marketing the Site. You are and will remain solely responsible for your Submissions and for the consequences of submitting and posting such Submissions.  You will be solely liable for any damage resulting from any infringement of copyrights, proprietary rights, or any other harm resulting from your Submissions.  When submitting or posting Submissions, you should limit, to the fullest extent possible, the amount of personal data you provide because Submissions may be linkable to you depending on the details you provide.

By sending, posting or transmitting Submissions to BBBS Triangle (and/or our designee[s]) or any area of the BBBS Triangle Sites, you automatically grant, or warrant that you or any other owner of the material you submit has expressly granted, BBBS Triangle and our designees a worldwide, non-exclusive, sub-licensable (through multiple tiers), transferable, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right to use, reproduce, sublicense (through multiple tiers), distribute, create derivative works of, perform and import your Submissions (in whole or in part) in any media now known or hereafter developed, for any purpose whatsoever, commercial or otherwise, without compensation to you.  In other words, BBBS Triangle has the automatic right to use your Submissions — including reproducing, disclosing, publishing or broadcasting your Submissions — anywhere, anytime, in any medium and for any purpose without paying any fee or owing any obligation to you. You also permit any other user to access, view, store, or reproduce your Submission for that user’s personal use.  You hereby grant BBBS Triangle (and/or our designees) the right to use any of your Submissions for any purpose anywhere.  Under no circumstances are you entitled to any type of payment if BBBS Triangle (and/or its designee[s]) uses one of your Submissions.  All Submissions are deemed non-confidential and non-proprietary.

Submissions you post may be made publicly available.  You acknowledge that you have no expectation of privacy with respect to any of your Submissions.  You further acknowledge that you make Submissions voluntarily and at your own risk.  You should use good judgment when posting information, remarks, or other content regarding BBBS Triangle, BBBS Triangle’s Customers, Customers’ Members, or any other entity or person.  You may be held legally responsible for any damages suffered by other users, BBBS Triangle, or third parties as a result of defamatory or otherwise legally actionable Submissions by you.

BBBS Triangle is not legally responsible for any Submissions made by Customers even if such Submissions are defamatory or otherwise actionable. BBBS Triangle is not responsible for, and does not endorse, opinions, advice, or recommendations posted or otherwise submitted to or through BBBS Triangle Sites. BBBS Triangle specifically disclaims any and all liability in connection with such Submissions. BBBS Triangle does not confirm nor verify qualifications, background, or abilities of users or the information they post to or through any BBBS Triangle Sites.  Therefore, BBBS Triangle urges you to use common sense and good judgment in preparing your Submissions.

Third Party Sites and Services

BBBS Triangle may include or otherwise utilize third-party plug-ins, links and applications (“apps”) on its Sites. Your BBBS Triangle site can be accessed from a browser on a desktop or mobile device, or from apps created by BBBS Triangle or third-party application developers.  Such third-party plugins, links, and apps are not under the control of BBBS Triangle, and BBBS Triangle is not responsible for such third-party plugins, links or apps, or for any information or materials on or any transmission received from any linked services.  The inclusion of a third-party plug-in or link does not imply endorsement by BBBS Triangle of the third party or any association of BBBS Triangle with the third-party operators.  We do not endorse any third-party product or service, and we are not responsible for the content or reliability of any third-party product or service. BBBS Triangle provides such plug-ins and links for your convenience only.  You access such plug-ins and links at your own risk.

Some of our Site content may be provided by third parties. BBBS Triangle is not responsible for any such third-party content.

Termination

At its sole discretion, BBBS Triangle may modify or discontinue BBBS Triangle Sites, or may modify, suspend, or terminate your account and your and your Members’ and the public’s access to your BBBS Triangle Sites, with or without notice to you, at any time for any reason, without liability to BBBS Triangle or to any third party. For example, your Account may be cancelled and your access to BBBS Triangle Sites denied, with or without notice, if you breach or facilitate or permit any breach or violation of this Agreement or if your account is in arrears. As another example, BBBS Triangle may terminate your Account and your ability to use BBBS Triangle Sites, with or without notice, if BBBS Triangle has reason to believe that you have provided untrue, incomplete or inaccurate information, or have otherwise failed to comply with this Agreement or any applicable Additional Terms.  You agree to return or destroy any copies of any Site content you have made if we ask you to do so.

If we terminate your account for cause under this Agreement, you shall not be entitled to any refund for any remaining period under your account.  Termination will not limit any of BBBS Triangle’s other rights or remedies. This Agreement will expressly survive, and will still be in effect, despite any such modification, discontinuation, suspension, and/or termination.

We also may remove any content you post on the Site, or that your Audience posts on the Site in relation to your account, for cause under this Agreement, or for any other reason and at any time.

English Language

The parties consent that the Agreement and all documents, notices and judicial proceedings entered into, given or instituted pursuant hereto, or relating directly or indirectly pursuant hereto, be in the English language. Les parties reconnaissent avoir convenue que la presente convention ainsi que tous documents, avis et procedures judiciaires qui pourront etre executes, donnes ou intentees a la suite des presentes ou ayant un rapport, direct ou indirect, avec la presente convention soient redigee en anglais.

Any versions of this Agreement in any other language will be for accommodation only and will not be binding upon either party.