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The term “User” refers to a Visitor or a Member. You are only authorized to use the Services (regardless of whether your access or use is intended) if you agree to abide by all applicable laws and to this Agreement. Please read this Agreement carefully. If you do not agree with it, you should leave the Website and discontinue use of the Services immediately. If you wish to become a Member, communicate with other Members and make use of the Services, you must read this Agreement and indicate your acceptance during the Registration process.
1. Use and Termination
You must be 18 years of age or older to register as a Member. If you are under the age of 18, you are not allowed to register and become a Member of or access the Website. By registering as a Member, you represent and warrant that you are 18 years of age or older. If we believe that you are less than 18 years of age, or anyone has or is using your account is under 18, your profile may be deleted and your Membership may be terminated without warning and without refund of membership and services fees. Do not share your account, the account owner is solely responsible for all usage of their account, regardless of user. The Member understands and agrees to make a good faith effort to follow the directions of hhalverstadtbooks.com in the use of the Website, including but not limited to actively using the Website. hhalverstadtbooks.com reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your membership effective immediately for any reason, with or without notice. You may terminate your membership at any time for any reason by giving hhalverstadtbooks.com written notice by email of such intent. Members are automatically removed from the active member list after 3 months of inactivity. hhalverstadtbooks.com may modify this Agreement from time to time and such modification shall be effective upon posting by hhalverstadtbooks.com on the hhalverstadtbooks.com Website. You agree to be bound to any changes to this Agreement when you use the hhalverstadtbooks.com Services after any such modification is posted. It is therefore important that you review this Agreement regularly to ensure you are updated as to any changes.
2. Proprietary Rights
The Website uses and contains proprietary intellectual property rights owned by or licensed by hhalverstadtbooks.com. Use of the Website shall not be construed as giving you any rights or license to such intellectual property rights except for information in the public domain. With regard to any assistance you may give in the improvement or development of the Website, including but not limited to any ideas, designs, plans or know-how, you agree to grant hhalverstadtbooks.com a perpetual, worldwide, fully paid-up, irrevocable, transferable license to use and sublicense the intellectual property contained in such assistance.
3. Member Conduct
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- False or misleading material.
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You further agree that
- The Website is available for your personal, non-commercial use only
- You will not use the Website in any unlawful manner.
- You will not use or attempt to use another Member’s account or create a false identity on the Website.
- You will not share your account with anyone.
4. Member Content Posted On The Website
You are solely responsible for the content that you publish or display on Website, or transmit to other Members (collectively the “Member Content”). You agree that hhalverstadtbooks.com may and will review and delete or remove any Member Content that in its sole judgment violates this Agreement or which might be offensive, illegal, or that might violate the rights, harm, or threaten the safety of Members or others. hhalverstadtbooks.com assumes no responsibility for the Member Content, no obligation to modify or remove any inappropriate Member Content, and no responsibility for the conduct of the Member submitting any such Member Content. By posting Member Content to any part of the Website, you automatically grant, and you represent and warrant that you have the right to grant to hhalverstadtbooks.com an irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, transferable, fully paid-up, worldwide license (with the right to sublicense) to use, copy, perform, edit, add to, display, reformat, translate, excerpt (in whole or in part) and distribute such information and content and to prepare derivative works of, or incorporate into other works, such information and content, and to grant and authorize sublicenses of the foregoing. This license will terminate at the time you remove such Member Content from the Website. All posted and uploaded content of any kind remain the property of the member who submitted said content. hhalverstadtbooks.com acts as the Online Service Provider (OSP) as set force on the terms of the DMCA and OCILLA copyright acts. hhalverstadtbooks.com does not pre-approve member content and may not be aware of copyright infringement until notified. On notification, hhalverstadtbooks.com claims Safe Harbor and will follow procedures set forth per the terms of the DMCA and OCILLA copyright acts.
Copyright Infringement Notification (see number 6)
Please choose carefully the information you post on hhalverstadtbooks.com and that you provide to other Users. Your hhalverstadtbooks.com profile may not include the following items: telephone numbers, street addresses, last names, and any photographs containing nudity, or obscene, lewd, excessively violent, harassing, sexually explicit or otherwise objectionable subject matter. Despite this prohibition, information provided by other hhalverstadtbooks.com Members (for instance, in their Profile) may contain inaccurate, inappropriate, offensive or sexually explicit material, products or services, and hhalverstadtbooks.com assumes no responsibility or liability for this material. If you become aware of misuse of the hhalverstadtbooks.com Services by any person, please contact hhalverstadtbooks.com or click on the “Report” link at the bottom of any hhalverstadtbooks.com page.
5. Links to Other Websites
The Website contains links to other Websites. hhalverstadtbooks.com is not responsible for the content, accuracy or opinions express in such Websites, and such Websites are pre-approved or checked for accuracy or completeness by hhalverstadtbooks.com. Inclusion of any linked Website on or through the Website does not imply approval or endorsement of the linked Website by hhalverstadtbooks.com. Website links found to be in violation with our terms of service (any photographs containing nudity, or obscene, lewd, excessively violent, harassing, sexually explicit or otherwise objectionable subject matter, etc.) may be deleted. If you decide to leave the hhalverstadtbooks.com Website and access these third-party sites, you do so at your own risk.
6. Copyright Infringement Notification
- If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide the hhalverstadtbooks.com Copyright Agent the following information required by the Online Copyright Infringement Liability Limitation Act of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. ¤ 512:
- A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
- 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.
- 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.
- Information reasonably sufficient to permit us to contact the complaining party.
- 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.
- 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.
Contact the Designated Copyright Agent with details of the claimed infringement and a Takedown Notice. The hhalverstadtbooks.com Copyright Agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement on or regarding this site can be reached by writing to:
hhalverstadtbooks.com Copyright Agent
Copyright Infringement Notification
Attn: H. Halverstadt Books
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The hhalverstadtbooks.com Website contains Content of Users and other hhalverstadtbooks.com licensors. Except for Content posted by you, you may not copy, modify, translate, publish, broadcast, transmit, distribute, perform, display, or sell any content appearing on or through the hhalverstadtbooks.com Website.
hhalverstadtbooks.com has the right, in its sole discretion, to remove or restrict access to any material uploaded by a Member which it views as violating the terms of this Agreement or inconsistent with the policy of hhalverstadtbooks.com. Notwithstanding such right, hhalverstadtbooks.com is not liable for any material uploaded by a Member, including but not limited to the accuracy of the material or the conduct of a Member either within the
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