Termination or Modification of the Service
You warrant and agree that, in connection with your use of the Service, you will not:
(a) violate any applicable local, state, national, foreign or international law, statute, ordinance, rule or regulation;
(b) impersonate any other person or entity, or make any misrepresentation as to your employment by or affiliation with any other person or entity;
(c) upload, post, transmit, publish, or distribute any material or information for which you do not have all necessary rights and licenses, including without limitation any copyright, trademark, patent, rights of privacy or publicity or any other proprietary right (collectively, "Rights");
(d) interfere with or disrupt the use of the Service, nor interfere with the use of the Service by any user nor "stalk", threaten, or in any manner harass any other user;
(e) upload, post, transmit, publish, or distribute any unauthorized or unsolicited advertising, solicitations, offers for the sale of services, unsolicited communications, or offers for any "investment opportunities" (except as may be expressly permitted by the use of the Service);
(f) upload, post, transmit, publish, or distribute any material or information that contains a computer virus, or other code, files or programs intending in any manner to disrupt or interfere with the functioning of the Service or that of other computer systems;
(g) use the Service in such a manner as to gain unauthorized entry or access to the computer systems of others;
(h) upload, post, transmit, publish, link to or distribute any material or information (1) which constitutes or encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to other liability, or otherwise violate applicable law or (2) which may potentially be perceived as being harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, libelous, vulgar, obscene, or racially, ethnically, or otherwise objectionable; or
(i) reproduce, copy, modify, sell, distribute or otherwise exploit for any commercial purposes the Service (including, but not limited to any materials or information accessible through the Service).
We have the right, but not the obligation, to monitor, edit, disclose, refuse to post, or remove at any time and for any reason in our sole discretion, any material and content anywhere on the Service, including but not limited to bulletin boards and other forums. Notwithstanding this right, we do not and cannot review all materials posted to the Service by users and we are not responsible for any such materials posted by users.
Intellectual Property Rights
You acknowledge that you will not acquire any Rights to any materials or information on the Service by downloading any such information or materials from the Service.
By submitting content to the Service, including (but not limited to) message boards, forums, and other general methods of information posting, you grant us and our affiliates a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive worldwide license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, communicate to the public, perform and display the content (in whole or in part) and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media, or technology now known or later developed, for the full term of any Rights that may exist in such content. You also warrant that the holder of any Rights in such content has completely and effectively waived all such Rights and validly and irrevocably granted to you the right to grant the license stated above.
Third Party Issues
The Service offers information on and displays advertisements for products or services sold by persons not affiliated with us (each such person, a "Vendor"). We present these features to you for your information only. We do not endorse these products and services. We make no representations or warranties regarding any such Vendor product or service, whether presented on the Service or in a separate email from us or any third party to you. All matters concerning any Vendor product or service are solely between you and such Vendor, whether or not we may have received some form of revenue or other remuneration in connection with any such matter. WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY OTHER PARTY FOR ANY COSTS OR DAMAGES ARISING, EITHER DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, OUT OF ANY SUCH MATTER.
We may provide links to resources which are beyond our control. We are not responsible for the content on the Internet or world wide web pages that is contained outside our site. When you leave the Service and enter a Vendor's website, or any other website, your rights and obligations will be governed by the agreements and policies of that website. WE MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS AS TO THE QUALITY, SUITABILITY, FUNCTIONALITY OR LEGALITY OF ANY SITES TO WHICH WE MAY PROVIDE LINKS, AND YOU HEREBY WAIVE ANY CLAIM YOU MIGHT HAVE AGAINST US WITH RESPECT TO SUCH SITES.
General Disclaimer of Warranties
While we take great care in the information we provide, we do not guarantee the accuracy or completeness of any information on or provided in connection with the Service. Please remember that the information we provide is general. Our advice, guidance, and other information cannot completely anticipate your situation. Accordingly, we provide the Service with the understanding that you will exercise common sense and sound judgment in the use of information we provide. We encourage you to seek appropriate professional advice or care for any situation or problem which you may have.
USE OF THE SERVICE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE SERVICE IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. WE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.
WE MAKE NO WARRANTY THAT THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR FREE; NOR DO WE MAKE ANY WARRANTY AS TO THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE SERVICE.
YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE TO HOLD US HARMLESS FOR ANY PROPERTY DAMAGE, PERSONAL INJURY AND/OR DEATH, OR ANY OTHER LOSS OR DAMAGE THAT MAY RESULT FROM YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE.
No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by you from us or through the service, it's employees, consultants and/or experts shall create any warranty not expressly made herein.
Limitation of Liability
We respect the rights of all copyright holders and, in this regard, we have adopted and implemented a policy that provides for the termination in appropriate circumstances of users who post materials on the Service that infringe the rights of copyright holders. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide us the following information required by the Online Copyright Infringement Liability Limitation Act of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. § 512: (a) A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed; (b) Identification of the copyright 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; (c) 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 us to locate the material; (d) Information reasonably sufficient to permit us to contact the complaining party; (e) A statement that the complaining party has 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 (f) A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
HowIBuiltMyOwnSwimmingPool.com is committed to protecting your privacy while trying to provide you with a satisfying online experience.
Targeted Email and SPAM We will never use nor rent/sell your email address or our customer list to thrid parties to send SPAM or for any other purpose.
Collection of Information We collect no personally identifiable information other than that provided to us by the end user by completing the Membership Form or other forms submitted to us.
Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data though functions provided to you on this site we assume no responsibility for the release of that data. We are also not responsible for any Web site linked to from our Web site and have no control over the use of any information that they may collect. You should review the individual privacy policies of those web sites to determine how they will use your information.
We also automatically collect technical information for web site statistical analysis. This information includes: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is used for the operation of our services, to maintain the quality of our service, and to provide general statistics regarding the use of our web site. We don't keep track of which service provider YOU specifically use. This information gathering is fairly standard among most websites.
Personal Information Use We collect and use your personal information to operate our web site and deliver the services that you have requested. We may also use your personal information for membership demographics, and to assist us in designing/tailoring the content of this website to maximize the online experience of our members.
We may also share data with a trusted partner to perform statistical analysis. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to us and they will be required to maintain the confidentiality of your information. We will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on us or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of us; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of our users, web site, or the general public.