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This is a web site of Gold Country Media, Inc. Gold Country Media, Inc. offers the Gold Country Media web site (the "Web Site"), to you, the user, conditioned upon your acceptance of all of the terms, conditions, policies and notices stated on the Web Site. By using the Web Site, you signify your assent to these Terms and Conditions and any subsequent modifications. Gold Country Media may revise these Terms and Conditions from time to time by updating this posting, with the new terms taking effect on the date of posting. You should review these Terms and Conditions every time you use this Web Site as they are binding upon you.
At this time, there is no cost for using the services of Gold Country Media. From time to time there may be premium content available via subscription or surcharge, and those areas will be clearly marked. Because this is an advertising-supported service, we encourage you to patronize the advertisers that help to make this service possible.
Personal and Noncommercial Use
Gold Country Media is a site for your personal and noncommercial use. As a condition to your continued use of the Web Site, you warrant to Gold Country Media that you will not use the Web Site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms and Conditions.
We believe it is absolutely possible for people from a variety of points of view to discuss issues in a civil manner; and we reserve the right, but assume no obligation, to remove comments and ban accounts of users that foster incivility. We encourage contributions that contain local information, local people or of local relevance. Contributions not considered of local relevance may be removed at any time for any reason.
Contributing Content to Gold Country Media
All users are encouraged to contribute information, pictures and video to Gold Country Media. All contributions will be accepted for publication on the Web site provided they adhere to these rules:
1. You agree not knowingly submit any false, defamatory, abusive, obscene, threatening, racially offensive, sexually explicit or illegal material to the Web site.
2. In posting comments on the contributions of others, you agree not to harass other participants.
3. You may not submit information that is libelous or defamatory or that discloses private or personal matters concerning any person.
4. You may not post information or links that are obscene or pornographic.
5. You may not post Web links to any Web site outside the Placeropolis network.
6. You may not contribute information, pictures or video that violate the property rights of others, including unauthorized copyrighted text, images or programs, trade secrets or other confidential proprietary information, and trademarks or service marks used in an infringing fashion.
7. You agree not to solicit others. You agree not to contribute for the purposes of advertising or to solicit anyone to buy or sell products or services, or to make donations of any kind, advertise yourself or others for political gain, or to promote other web sites, without our express written approval.
8. You assert that the information, pictures and video you contribute are your own, are licensed to be uploaded and downloaded by other participants, are in the public domain, or are otherwise free of copyright or other restrictions. You also grant Gold Country Media and Gold Country Media an irrevocable, nonexclusive, royalty-free license to redistribute or republish the information in any medium or form.
User Content License.
For all User Content provided to or placed on Gold Country Media, you grant Gold Country Media, Inc., its parents, affiliates and related entities, including without limitation Gold Country Media and its affiliated newspaper, a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license to use, copy, modify, display, archive, store, distribute, reproduce and create derivative works from the User Content, in any form, media, software or technology of any kind now existing or developed in the future. Without limiting the generality of the previous sentence, you authorize Gold Country Media to share the User Content across all Gold Country Media affiliated Web sites, newspapers, broadcasts, and other media platforms, to include the User Content in a searchable format accessible by users of Gold Country Media and other Gold Country Media Web sites, to place advertisements in close proximity to such User Content, and to use your name and any other information in connection with its use of the material you provide. You waive all moral rights with respect to any User Content you post or otherwise make available on Gold Country Media. You also grant Gold Country Media the right to use any material, information, ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques contained in any communication you send to us for any purpose whatsoever, including but not limited to developing, manufacturing and marketing products using such information and/or User Content. All rights in this paragraph are granted without the need for compensation of any sort to you.
By posting content or otherwise providing information on Gold Country Media, you do so with the understanding no additional consideration of any sort will be provided to you, and you are waiving any claim against Gold Country Media and its parent, affiliates and related entities regarding the use of User Content, materials and/or ideas.
User Content Removal. You acknowledge that Gold Country Media and/or its designees shall have the right (but not the obligation), in their sole discretion, to move, remove, or block any User Content for any reason, including without limitation that such User Content violates the Terms of Service or is otherwise objectionable.
1. You agree not to have multiple personalities on our sites. Each user may have only one username. If you would like to change your username, please e-mail us. Use or possession of multiple usernames may result in our banning your user account or accounts.
2. You agree not to create usernames which are objectionable, even those which utilize typographical obfuscations.
3. You agree to not impersonate anyone on this web site.
4. You agree not to knowingly give out any private information about other users. Users who engage in the behavior of continually trying to guess other user's private information may be banned and their account and contributions removed.
Gold Country Media may ban any user for any reason, at any time. We retain the right to revoke access privileges of anyone who we believe has violated any of the terms outlined here or if such user is deemed a problem to either the site or its other users. We also reserve the right to ban any user and his or her comments from showing up on this Web site, without notice.
Gold Country Media does not endorse and is not responsible for any statement, opinion, advice given or made in discussion forums. Your use of the Gold Country Media discussion forums is at your own risk.
Gold Country Media does not intend to engage in any prior review of notes posted to discussion areas, but it reserves the right in its sole discretion and for any reason to delete or redirect any information or other content posted to Gold Country Media (including posts to discussion areas), regardless of whether the information or other content violates the rules for content described in above policies. Further, Gold Country Media reserves the right to limit or terminate service to participants who violate the terms of this Agreement. .
In no event will Gold Country Media be liable for any incidental, consequential, or indirect damages (including, but not limited to, damages for loss of business profits, business interruption, loss of programs or information, and the like) arising out of the Gold Country Media discussion forums, or any information or services provided on Gold Country Media, even if Gold Country Media has been advised of the possibility of such damages, or for any claim attributable to errors, omissions, or other inaccuracies published on Gold Country Media.
Gold Country Media is not responsible for censoring or monitoring postings but it reserves the right to enforce the policies outlined in this document, and reserves the right to move or remove notes at its sole discretion and without explanation.
Gold Country Media, Inc. retains full copyright ownership, rights and protection in all material contained on Gold Country Media, including but not limited to material submitted by community contributors. Except as otherwise expressly provided in these Terms and Conditions, you may not copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, rewrite, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell any material contained on the Web Site without the prior consent of the copyright owner. You agree not to modify any documents, graphics, images or other material found on this Web Site.
You may, however make single copies of materials displayed on the Gold Country Media Web Site for your own personal and noncommercial use only, provided any copies include the copyright and other notices displayed with the materials on the Web Site. You may not distribute such copies to others, whether or not for a charge or other consideration, without prior written permission from Gold Country Media or the copyright owner of the copied material.
None of the material contained on the Gold Country Media site may be reverse-engineered, disassembled, decompiled, transcribed, stored in a retrieval system, translated into any language or computer language, retransmitted in any form or by any means (electronic, mechanical, photo reproduction, recordation or otherwise), resold or redistributed without the prior written consent of Gold Country Media. All content of Gold Country Media is Copyright Gold Country Media, Inc.
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Disclaimer of Warranties
Neither Gold Country Media nor its employees, agents, third party information providers, merchants, licensors or the like warrant that the Web Site or its operation will be accurate, reliable, uninterrupted or error-free. If your use of Gold Country Media results in the need for servicing or replacing property, material, equipment or data, Gold Country Media is not responsible for those costs. No agent or representative has the authority to create any warranty regarding the Web Site on behalf of Gold Country Media. Gold Country Media reserves the right to change or discontinue at any time any aspect or feature of the Web Site.
Gold Country Media does not assume any liability for the contents of any material provided on the Web Site. Reliance on any information presented on the Web Site, other than that which you provided, is at your own risk. Gold Country Media reserves the right to change or discontinue any aspect or feature of the Web Site at any time.
You acknowledge that, in connection with the Web Site, information will be transmitted over local exchange, interexchange and Internet backbone carrier lines and through routers, switches and other devices owned, maintained and serviced by third party local exchange and long distance carriers, utilities, Internet service providers and others, all of which are beyond the control and jurisdiction of Gold Country Media. Accordingly, Gold Country Media assumes no liability for or relating to the delay, failure, interruption or corruption of any data or other information transmitted in connection with use of the Web Site.
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Limitation of Liability
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You agree to defend, indemnify and hold Gold Country Media, its officers, directors, employees and agents, content contributors, licensors and suppliers harmless from and against any claims, actions or demands, liabilities and settlements, including, without limitation, reasonable legal and accounting fees, resulting from, or alleged to result from, your use of the Gold Country Media Web Site in a manner that violates or is alleged to violate these Terms and Conditions. Gold Country Media shall provide you with prompt notice of any such claim, suit or proceeding and shall reasonably cooperate with you, at your expense, in your defense of any such claim, suit or proceeding.
The Gold Country Media Web Site may link to other sites operated by third parties. The inclusion of any link to such sites does not imply endorsement by Gold Country Media of the sites, but is for your reference and convenience only. Gold Country Media has not reviewed all of the sites linked to the Web Site and is not responsible for the content or accuracy of any off-site pages or any other sites linked to Gold Country Media. Nor does Gold Country Media recommend or endorse any specific tests, products or procedures that may be mentioned on or represented in advertisements on the Web Site. Visiting off-site pages or other sites is at your own risk and subject to the Terms and Conditions of Use of any hyper-linked site.
The Gold Country Media Web Site also contains advertisements by third parties. Unless otherwise specifically stated on the Web Site, Gold Country Media does not endorse or make any representation regarding the liability, quality, or accuracy of any products or services featured in, or linked to any advertisement that appears on the Web Site.
Unless otherwise prohibited under these Terms and Conditions, you are hereby licensed to create hyperlinks to the content on the Gold Country Media Web Site, provided that the hyperlink accurately describes the content as it appears on the Web Site. Gold Country Media reserves the right to revoke this license generally, or your right to use specific links, at any time. Under no circumstances may you "frame" the Web Site or any of its content or copy portions of the Gold Country Media Web Site to a server, except as part of an Internet service provider's incidental caching of pages. Each page within Gold Country Media must be displayed in full (including all trademarks, branding, advertising and promotional materials), without any accompanying frame, border, margin, design, branding, trademark, advertising or promotional materials not originally displayed on the page within Gold Country Media.
You agree that Gold Country Media may terminate your use of the Web Site, if Gold Country Media reasonably believes that you have violated or acted inconsistently with the letter or spirit of these Terms and Conditions of Use, or violated the rights of Gold Country Media or any third party, or for any reason with or without notice to you. You agree that Gold Country Media may modify or discontinue Gold Country Media, with or without notice to you. You agree that Gold Country Media will not be liable to you or any third party as a result of such modification or discontinuation.
The provisions entitled "Your Submissions," "Disclaimer of Warranties," "Limitation of Liability," "Indemnification" and "General Provisions" will survive termination of this agreement.
You expressly agree that exclusive jurisdiction for any dispute with Gold Country Media, or in any way relating to your use of Gold Country Media ("Legal Action"), resides in the courts of the County of Placer, State of California. You further agree and expressly consent to the exercise of personal jurisdiction in the courts of the State of California in connection with any such dispute. Any Legal Action that is subject to the jurisdiction of federal courts shall be instituted in a federal court in the Eastern District of California in Fresno, California. These Terms and Conditions are governed by the internal substantive laws of the State of California, without regard to conflict of law principles. If any provision of these Terms and Conditions are found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these Terms and Conditions, which shall remain in full force and effect. No waiver of these Terms and Conditions shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or condition or any other term or condition. Any cause of action you may have with respect to Gold Country Media must be commenced within one year after the claim or cause of action arises or such claim or cause of action is barred.
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