1. All materials and content displayed on the BoatNation.com,
LLC, websites whether BoatNation.com transferred and displayed on other
products, applications, apps, or websites, including, but not limited to, text,
images, illustrations, audio and video clips are all protected by or consist of
copyrights, trademarks, service marks, and/or other property rights are
Intellectual Property. The Intellectual Property is protected
by United States and worldwide copyright, trademark, and/ laws and treaty
provisions, privacy and publicity laws, and communications regulations and
statutes. The Intellectual Property is owned or controlled by BoatNation.com.
The Intellectual Property is provided for personal use only. You agree to abide
by all additional copyright notices, information, or restrictions contained in
any material or content on the sites. You may download any Intellectual
Property solely for your personal, non-commercial use, consistent with these
contained in such Intellectual Property. You may not copy, reproduce,
republish, upload, post, transmit, distribute, and/or exploit any Intellectual
Property in any way, including by email or other electronic means, without
prior written consent from the company. Modification of any Intellectual
Property or use of any Intellectual Property for any other purpose is a
violation of the copyrights, trademark rights, and other proprietary rights. The use of any Intellectual Property on any other site is
collectively the software, used on these sites are proprietary to or licensed
to us by other parties, software providers and IP providers, collectively the
Providers. You may not reproduce, reverse engineer, create derivative works of,
reverse assemble, or reverse compile, sell, lease, distribute, rent, assign,
transfer or modify any software on the sites.
2. You also must not;
A. Use any device, software,
or routine that interferes or attempts to interfere with the normal operation
of these sites.
B. Perform any action that BoatNation.com
believes imposes a burden or unreasonable load on its computer equipment.
C. Use any "robot",
"spider", or other automatic device, or a program, algorithm, or
methodology with similar processes or functionalities, or any manual process or
functionality, to monitor, assemble, analyze, index, copy, transmit,
distribute, transfer, or link to any of the pages, data, materials, or
Intellectual Property including all content on BoatNation.com sites.
It is important that Intellectual Property including reviews and ratings on
these sites be relevant, helpful, and trustworthy. Therefore, BoatNation.com
reserves the right to edit or remove any materials that contains the following:
A. Inappropriate Content
wishes to provide a clean and positive user experience for all users. BoatNation.com
can remove any material that contains unlawful content, or content not
considered family friendly. We may also remove intellectual property that
include plagiarism or are copied from other locations.
B. Advertising and Spam
is not allowed, and it can only make its author look bad. Don't use
intellectual property for advertising or to post the same or similar
intellectual property across multiple places. Don't post fake intellectual
property intended to boost or lower ratings.
C. Off-topic Intellectual Property
property including reviews and ratings should describe your personal,
experience. Please do not post intellectual property on someone else's
experience, or that are not about a specific topic being addressed.
Intellectual property is not a forum for personal attacks, or crusades. Do not
use BoatNation.com reviews to report incorrect information. Instead select
details and edit the incorrect information.
D. Conflict of Interest
property, including any review, is only valuable when it is honest and
unbiased. A conflict of interest can undermine the trust in a review. Do not
post intellectual property on behalf of others or misrepresent your identity or
affiliation with these sites you are reviewing.
4. User Accounts and Registration Obligations
In order to take advantage or use some of the features offered on these sites,
you must register and create an account (Account) or posting your free ad with BoatNation.com
by creating an Account, or posting a free ad, you agree to take full
responsibility for maintaining the Account user name, password, and all related
activity that occurs under your Account username. You agree to promptly notify BoatNation.com
of any unauthorized use of the password or any other breach of security with
respect to the sites. BoatNation.com in its sole and absolute discretion, at
any time, may terminate or otherwise restrict access to and use of the sites or
to providers by you.
An account may be used to submit, post, and transmit intellectual property
and/or other types of content. You may not impersonate someone else, e.g.,
adopt the identity of a celebrity, fictional character, or real person other
than yourself, and the email address you provide must be your own.
In claiming a business, marina, boatyard, new or used equipment, jobs, forums
or ship mates listing on these sites, you must be the
owner or an authorized employee or representative of that business, etc. You
may not provide an email address that is not your own or create multiple
Accounts for the same business unless expressly authorized by BoatNation.com.
5. In consideration of use of the Service, you
true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself or business and
maintain and promptly update the Account information to keep it true, accurate,
current and complete. If you provide any Account information or intellectual
property that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, and BoatNation.com
has reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is untrue, inaccurate,
not current or incomplete, BoatNation.com has the right to suspend or terminate
your account and refuse any and all current or future use of these sites, or
any portion thereof, or access to the providers.
6. User Information
Content you send to us, whether via email, forms, messages, ideas, and/or
suggestions, becomes BoatNation.com 's sole property and is transmitted at your
sole risk. You hereby represent and warrant that you own or have the right to
submit the content to BoatNation.com.
You are strictly prohibited from uploading to the sites any material that
contains any virus, worm, "Trojan horse", "time bomb", or
similar contaminating or destructive feature. Violators will be prosecuted to
the maximum extent of the law.
7. Scope of Permitted Use
agree to use these sites only for the lawful purposes described above. You
shall not: (i)post of
transmit on or through any sites any libelous, obscene or otherwise unlawful
information of any kind; (ii) interfere with, disable, modify, decompile, or
reverse engineer these sites in any way; (iii) engage in any conduct involving
these sites that would constitute a criminal offense or give rise to civil
liability under any local, state, federal or other law or regulation; or (iv)
upload, post, reproduce or distribute to or through these sites, including any BoatNation.com
website, any material protected by copyright, privacy or other proprietary
right without first obtaining a written license from the owner thereof.
8. Legal Responsibility
sites may contain links to other sites that are not maintained by BoatNation.com.
While we make every effort to include links to only those sites that are in
good taste and safe for our visitors, we do not regularly review materials
posted at such sites. These links are provided solely as a convenience to you.
We do not necessarily endorse any, or all of the materials appearing on such
sites. We shall not be responsible for, and make no representation regarding,
the content on such sites. If you choose to link to any third party site, you
do so at your own risk.
10. Disclaimer or Warranties
services, materials, and Intellectual Property on these sites are provided as
is. To the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, BoatNation.com
and the Providers or distributors of intellectual property, disclaim all
warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to
warranties or merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and title to
any of the services and materials provided on the sites,
warranties that the functions contained in the services and materials will be
uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that these sites
or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or other harmful
warranties regarding the use, or results of the use, of the services and
materials on these sites in terms of their correctness, accuracy, reliability,
timeliness, or otherwise. You alone assume any and all costs arising in
connection with your use of these sites.
11. Limitation of Liability
Under no circumstances, including, but not limited to, negligence, BoatNation.com,
and/or the providers, be liable for any damages to, or viruses that may infect
your computer equipment or other property on account of your access to, use of,
or browsing on these sites, or your downloading of any materials, data, text,
images or other information from these sites. In no event will BoatNation.com,
and/or the providers, be liable for any injury, loss, claim, damage, or any
special, punitive, indirect, incidental, or consequential, damages of any kind
(including, but not limited to, lost profits or lost savings), whether based in
contract, tort, strict liability, or otherwise, that arise out of or are in any
way connected with the use, or the inability to use, these sites or the
services or materials on these sites, even if advised or the possibility of
BoatNation.com explicitly and comprehensively disclaims all liability based on
third party content and intellectual property. BoatNation.com will research any
complaint about third party content and intellectual property, but cannot
guarantee that the information will be modified or removed. Decisions are at
the sole discretion of BoatNation.com.
When requested to research third party content or
intellectual property including reviews, BoatNation.com will;
- 1) Contact the third
party privately to ensure the content has been indicated for the intended
- 2) The third party
will be asked to re-read the content to decide if it still provides and is
an accurate representation of the third party's experience.
- 3) The third party
will be offered the option of having the intellectual property, including
their review, modified or deleted
shall defend and indemnify BoatNation.com, the providers, and each of their
respective officers, directors, employees, and agents, from and against any
claim, cause of action, or demand, including without limitation reasonable
legal and accounting fees, brought by or on your behalf or by third parties as
a result of your use of the sites or intellectual property
13. Entire Agreement, Governing Law,
This agreement, including any other terms and conditions referenced herein,
constitutes the entire agreement with respect to these sites and it supersedes
all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic,
oral, or written, with respect to these sites. A printed version of this
agreement and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in
judicial or administrative proceedings based upon, or relating to, this
agreement to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other
business documents and record originally generated and maintained in printed
form. This agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the
laws of the State of Florida, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts
of law provisions which shall be deemed severable from
BoatNation.com reserves the right, in our sole discretion, to change, modify,
and Intellectual Property following the posting of changes to these Terms of
Use constitutes your binding acceptance of those changes.
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