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Terms and Conditions of Use for HotFrets.com

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The terms and conditions contained below govern the use of the HotFrets.com website. If you do not agree to the terms and conditions set forth below, please do not use the website or any information contained therein. By using the website and/or the information contained therein you agree to the terms set forth below.

Copyright & Trademark Notice

This website was created by HotFrets, Inc. Copyright © 2000 by HotFrets, Inc. "HotFrets.com," "HotFrets", "TablatureCentral" and any graphical and textual displays associated therewith, including but not limited to logos, labels, slogans, and captions, are trademarks of HotFrets, Inc. All rights are reserved. You are hereby granted permission to view, store, print, reproduce, and distribute any pages you are authorized to view within this website, or portions thereof, for noncommercial use only in support of HotFrets.com services and/or products, provided that you do not modify any page, or any portions thereof. In addition, you agree not to use, reproduce or distribute any pages within this website, or portions thereof, in any manner inconsistent with the foregoing, or in any manner damaging to or disparaging the reputation of HotFrets.com or its services, products or personnel.

Applicable Law

This website (excluding linked sites) is controlled by HotFrets.com from the State of Louisiana, United States of America. It can be accessed from all 50 states, as well as from other countries around the world. Each of these jurisdictions may have laws and regulations that differ from those of the State of Louisiana. By accessing this website, you and HotFrets.com agree that the laws and regulations of the State of Louisiana, will apply to all matters relating to your access of this website, without regard to any conflict of laws principles. In the event of a dispute, you and HotFrets.com agree to submit to the exclusive personal jurisdiction and venue of the Superior Court of Ouachita Parrish and/or the United States District Court for the Central District of Louisiana with respect to such dispute.

No Warranties, Express or Implied

This website is provided to you for your convenience and enjoyment, and for informational purposes. HotFrets.com assumes no liability whatsoever for the use or interpretation of any information contained herein. This publication is provided "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTY RIGHTS. Some states do not allow the disclaimer of implied warranties so the foregoing disclaimer may not apply to you. This warranty gives you specific legal rights and you may also have other legal rights which vary from state to state.

Although HotFrets.com has attempted to provide accurate and timely information on this website, HotFrets.com assumes no responsibility in connection therewith. HotFrets.com reserves the right to alter or delete any services or products contained herein without notice. IN NO EVENT SHALL HotFrets.com BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, including, without limitation, lost profits or damages resulting from the use of or reliance upon any information provided on this website.

From time to time, HotFrets.com may post on its website statements made by third parties. HotFrets.com may, but is not obligated to monitor such third party statements for accuracy, legality, ownership or other characteristics, and makes no representations in connection therewith. HotFrets.com expressly disclaims any and all liability for such third party statements.

No Endorsement of Third Party Links

All product and brand names mentioned on this website are trademarks of their respective owners, and any mention thereof on this website is for informational purposes only and does not necessarily constitute an endorsement or a recommendation thereof by HotFrets.com or its personnel. This website contains links to other resources on the Internet. Those links are provided solely for your convenience and to assist you in locating other Internet resources that may be of interest to you, and are not necessarily intended to state or imply, unless otherwise noted, that the information is accurate or that the links are current.

Additional terms

By signing up for this service, you indicate that you are authorized to use the indicated email address and that the email address and information supplied is correct. And remember, By signing up to HotFrets, you agree to

be over the age of 13.

HotFrets, Inc. does not vouch for or warrant the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any message, and are not responsible for the contents of any message. The messages express the views of the author of the message only, and not necessarily the views of HotFrets, Inc. Any user who feels that a posted message is objectionable is encouraged to contact us immediately by email.

 

Rules of Conduct

Chat and Message Boards are two of the services provided under HotFrets.com Services. The goal of HotFrets.com is to provide an interesting, stimulating, and fun place for Internet users. In keeping with this goal, you, as a user of HotFrets.com Services, including Chat and Message Boards, must agree to abide by these Terms and Conditions. By accessing Chat or Message Boards with a Username and Password, you agree to accept these Terms and Conditions. You agree that any Username and Password you choose or are assigned is not transferable and can only be used by you. If you violate any of the Terms and Conditions, your access to the Chat , Message Board area and/or other HotFrets.com Services may be suspended or terminated without notice. User names which include profanity, sexual connotations, sexual preference, derogatory references towards others, or any other reference which goes against our terms of service are not allowed and will be deleted. This suspension or termination is at the sole discretion of HotFrets.com or their designated Monitor, Moderator or party assigned to supervise Chat and Message Board areas.

HotFrets reserves the right to revise our Terms of Conduct (TOC) at any time, at our sole discretion and without prior notice. You agree that you will periodically review TOC to be aware of any such revisions. If any revision is unacceptable to you, you agree to stop using HotFrets.com Services, including Message Boards and Chat. You may request removal of your Username and Password by sending electronic mail to the address at the end of this document. Your continued use of HotFrets.com Services following notice of any such revision (s) shall be conclusively deemed as acceptance of all such revisions.

HotFrets attempts to create a safe and fun environment for all individuals, by taking measures to prevent and end offensive behavior. However, HotFrets.com can not and does not monitor chat rooms at all times, and makes no guarantee on your experience with this service. Because HotFrets.com can not, at this time, guarantee that HotFrets.com chat is free of all offensive behavior, we encourage users under the age of 18 to use HotFrets.com chat only with adult supervision. While our sincere goal is to create a chat environment that is both comfortable and safe for Internet users, we ask that you use HotFrets.com Chat with wisdom and caution, and that you make use of available HotFrets.com tools and information to respond to users, and report any violations of Terms of Conduct (TOC). By accepting the Terms of Conduct below, you acknowledge that you have thoroughly reviewed and agree to adhere to all Terms while using all HotFrets.com Services including, but not limited to, Chat and Message Boards.

Any conduct that, at HotFrets.com discretion, restricts or inhibits any other user from using or enjoying HotFrets.com Services will not be permitted and may result in termination of your account. You agree that you will not use HotFrets.com Services to post, transmit messages (including but not limited to text, graphic, audio and video files or links to the previous) in any of the following ways: You will not use HotFrets.com Services for any unlawful purpose. You agree that you will not, intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable local, state, national or international law, including but not limited to any regulations having the force of law. Violations in this area will result in immediate termination from service, and reporting of your conduct to the appropriate authorities.

You will not post foul, vulgar, obscene or sexually explicit language, obscenities, racial epithets, hateful or derogatory words or phrases in any variation. Using such content or language undermines the goals of a family-friendly community-oriented service, and is not allowed. Please use your best judgment and be respectful of others. If you use such language, even if masked by symbols or other characters, you may either receive a warning by a Monitor, or have your access to both Chat and Message Boards terminated. A warning indicates that your posts are not in keeping with HotFrets.com TOC. If you receive such a warning, you agree to read the HotFrets.com Terms of Conduct again.

You will not harass, threaten, embarrass, or cause distress, unwanted attention or discomfort upon another user or users of HotFrets.com Services or other persons or entities. You may express your disagreement with someone’s point-of-view, but personal attacks, or attacks based on another person’s race, national origin, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disablement or other such affiliation, are prohibited. A violation in this area may result in a warning or immediate termination from service. If you receive such a warning, you agree to read the HotFrets.com Terms of Conduct again.

You will not distribute, promote, transmit or advertise any harmful, hateful, harassing, defamatory or potentially libelous, vulgar, obscene, sexually explicit or sexually solicitous, illegal, racial or otherwise objectionable content, in forms including but not limited to, text, graphics, audio, and video files or providing web links to sites which display or promote the same. Such content undermines the goals of a family-friendly community- oriented service, and is not allowed. If you post such content, you may face immediate termination from service.

You will not disrupt the normal flow of dialogue, post or transmit messages that are not directly related to the specific topics or the "thread" of the messages posted on that board, or otherwise act in a manner that negatively affects other Users, individuals or entities.

You will not impersonate any person, including but not limited to a HotFrets.com Official, Message Board Moderator, Chat Monitor or Host, or communicate under a false name or a name that you are not entitled or authorized to use. Users must avoid the portrayal of HotFrets.com personnel or other persons in all forms of online communication, including, but not limited to, HotFrets.com User Names, HotFrets.com User Profiles, and message postings in either Chat or Message Boards. Users are allowed one account per individual. A violation in this area may result in immediate termination from service.

You will not lie or misrepresent age, gender or e-mail addresses using HotFrets.com Services, including, but not limited to your User Profile or postings in Chat Rooms or Message Boards. It is necessary to ensure that individuals do not assume identities other than their own. It is allowable and acceptable for Users not to provide their e-mail address to others, as well as to assume a "gender neutral" position on a message board or in a Chat room by not identifying your age or sex. Direct misrepresentation of a your e-mail address, age or gender may result in a warning or immediate termination from service. A warning indicates your conduct is not in keeping with HotFrets.com Terms of Conduct. If you receive such a warning, you agree to read the HotFrets.com TOC again.

You will not post, transmit or distribute disruptive content, including but not limited to, chain letters, pyramid schemes, unnecessarily long messages, unnecessary, repetitive posts, meaningless text, offensive declarations or exhortations, "repetitious screaming" or other disruptive content. This material places an unnecessary load on our system and is considered a nuisance by many Users. Certain chain letters and pyramid schemes are illegal. Letters or messages that offer a product or service based on the structure of a chain letter are also of questionable legality. All such messages are prohibited on all HotFrets.com Services.

You will not attempt to "crack," "hack," "bomb," manipulate or otherwise disrupt HotFrets.com servers, HotFrets.com Services or software, or any HotFrets.com Live Event in any way. Such behavior is viewed as a serious and immediate effort to undermine and inflict harm to HotFrets. Violation of this policy will result in immediate termination from service and potential legal action against the offending party.

You will not post, transmit, or distribute any unsolicited advertising, promotional materials or other forms of solicitation to Users, individuals or entities, except in areas designated by HotFrets.com for such purposes. You will not post information to Users, individuals or entities that promotes, arranges or solicits business or business dealings, including but not limited to, multilevel marketing programs, "get rich quick" schemes, trading, buying or selling of goods, except in areas designated by HotFrets.com for such purposes. HotFrets.com does not endorse, warrant or guarantee any product or service offered through HotFrets.com Services and will not be a party to or in anyway monitor any transaction between you and third-party providers of products or services. As with the purchase of a product or service through any medium or environment, you should use caution and your best judgment at all times. Blind opportunity ads and "get rich quick" schemes should be approached with ample skepticism. HotFrets.com cannot mediate disputes and will not assume responsibility for any outcome.

HotFrets, Inc. reserves the right to delete any message for any or no reason whatsoever. You remain solely responsible for the content of your messages, and you agree to indemnify and hold harmless HotFrets, Inc. and their agents with respect to any claim based upon transmission of your message(s).

HotFrets, Inc. reserves the right to delete or close any member's account for any or no reason whatsoever.

HotFrets, Inc. reserves the right to reveal your identity (or whatever information we know about you) in the event of a complaint or legal action arising from any message posted by you. Policies and Terms Subject to Change Without Notice

We endeavor to notify our users of any changes in our policies, legal notices and disclaimers. However, in order to allow HotFrets.com to quickly and efficiently update, improve and manage this site, we reserve the right to make such changes, in our sole discretion, at any time without notice.

 

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For help with the HotFrets web site, send email to help@HotFrets.com To report a terms of service violation, send email to abuse@HotFrets.com