Use of SpreadKnowledge.com Generally
To use SpreadKnowledge.com, a User shall complete the registration form, which requires, at a minimum, the User’s name and email address. User shall be more than eighteen (18) years of age. A person shall only register for one User account.
Spread Knowledge grants User a personal, non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited privilege to enter and use SpreadKnowledge.com.
All lines, odds, pick percentages, pick strategies, picks, data sheets, information, articles, text, graphics, user interfaces, visual interfaces, photographs, trademarks, logos, sounds, computer code and similar materials (collectively, “Content”), including, but not limited to, the design, structure, selection, coordination, expression, “look and feel” and arrangement of such Content, contained on SpreadKnowledge.com is owned, controlled or licensed by or to Spread Knowledge, and is protected by trade dress, copyright, patent and trademark laws and various other intellectual property rights and unfair competition laws.
User may download certain Content available on SpreadKnowledge.com to a single personal computing device for User’s personal, non-commercial informational purpose. User shall not distribute, modify, republish or display any of the Content unless User has the prior written consent of Spread Knowledge, which consent may be withheld at Spread Knowledge’s sole discretion.
User represents and warrants that User exclusively owns any content User posts to SpreadKnowledge.com (“User Content”). To the extent any User Content is covered by intellectual property rights, like photos, User specifically grants Spread Knowledge a non-exclusive, transferable, sub-licensable, royalty-free, worldwide license to use User Content on or in connection with SpreadKnowledge.com.
Prohibited Uses of SpreadKnowledge.com
User shall not use any “deep-link,” “page-scrape,” “robot,” “web crawler,” “spider” or other automatic device, program, algorithm or methodology, or any similar or equivalent manual process, to access, acquire, copy or monitor any portion of SpreadKnowledge.com or any Content, or in any way reproduce or circumvent the navigational structure or presentation of SpreadKnowledge.com or any Content, to obtain or attempt to obtain any materials, documents or information through any means not purposely made available through SpreadKnowledge.com.
User shall not attempt to gain unauthorized access to any portion or feature of SpreadKnowledge.com, or any other systems or networks connected to SpreadKnowledge.com or to any Spread Knowledge server, or to any of the services offered on or through SpreadKnowledge.com, by hacking, password “mining” or any other illegitimate means.
User shall not probe, scan or test the vulnerability of SpreadKnowledge.com or any network connected to SpreadKnowledge.com, nor breach the security or authentication measures on SpreadKnowledge.com or any network connected to SpreadKnowledge.com. User shall not reverse look-up, trace or seek to trace any information on any other user of or visitor to SpreadKnowledge.com, or any other customer of Spread Knowledge, including any Spread Knowledge account not owned by User, to its source, or exploit SpreadKnowledge.com or any service or information made available or offered by or through SpreadKnowledge.com, in any way where the purpose is to reveal any information, including, but not limited to, personal identification or information, other than User’s own information, as provided for by SpreadKnowledge.com.
User shall not take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on the infrastructure of SpreadKnowledge.com or Spread Knowledge systems or networks, or any systems or networks connected to SpreadKnowledge.com or to Spread Knowledge.
User shall not use any device, software or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of SpreadKnowledge.com or any transaction being conducted on SpreadKnowledge.com, or with any other user’s use of SpreadKnowledge.com.
User shall not make repeated unsolicited comments, as determined in Spread Knowledge’s sole discretion, by means of “Private Messaging,” “Wall Posts,” “Forum Posts” and any other form of messaging (collectively, “Messaging”). Such repeated unsolicited comments by any means of Messaging and the posting of private information, including, but not limited to, picks, will not be tolerated and may result in termination of User’s account.
User shall not post any third party’s information without such third party’s consent. User shall not post any defamatory statement nor profanity.
User shall not forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any message or transmittal User sends to Spread Knowledge on or through SpreadKnowledge.com or any service offered on or through SpreadKnowledge.com. User shall not pretend that User is, or that User represents, someone else, or impersonate any other individual or entity.
Spread Knowledge reserves the right to bar any of the aforementioned prohibited activity and may terminate any User engaged in such activity.
Terms and Conditions of Specific Portions or Features
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Links to Other Sites and to the Spread Knowledge Site
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SPREAD KNOWLEDGE DOES NOT PROMISE THAT SPREADKNOWLEDGE.COM OR ANY CONTENT, SERVICE OR DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT USER’S USE OF SPREADKNOWLEDGE.COM WILL PROVIDE SPECIFIC RESULTS. SPREADKNOWLEDGE.COM AND ITS CONTENT ARE DELIVERED ON AN “AS-IS” AND “AS-AVAILABLE” BASIS. ALL INFORMATION PROVIDED ON SPREADKNOWLEDGE.COM IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. SPREAD KNOWLEDGE CANNOT ENSURE THAT ANY FILES OR OTHER DATA USER DOWNLOADS FROM SPREADKNOWLEDGE.COM WILL BE FREE OF VIRUSES OR CONTAMINATION OR DESTRUCTIVE FEATURES. SPREAD KNOWLEDGE DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING ANY WARRANTIES OF ACCURACY, NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. SPREAD KNOWLEDGE DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL LIABILITY FOR THE ACTS, OMISSIONS AND CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTIES IN CONNECTION WITH OR RELATED TO USER’S USE OF SPREADKNOWLEDGE.COM OR ANY OF SPREAD KNOWLEDGE’S SERVICES. USER ASSUMES TOTAL RESPONSIBILITY FOR USE OF SPREADKNOWLEDGE.COM AND ANY LINKED SITES.
The information found on SpreadKnowledge.com is for entertainment purposes only. Use of this information in violation of any federal, state or local laws is prohibited. Spread Knowledge does not guarantee that the trends and biases referenced on SpreadKnowledge.com will continue to exist or predict the future.
Limitation of Liability
Remedies for User’s Violation
Spread Knowledge shall have no liability for delays or failure in performance caused by an act of God, war, strike, labor dispute, work stoppage, fire, act of government or any other cause, whether similar or dissimilar, beyond the control of Spread Knowledge.
Consent to Forum
In the event of a dispute between the parties, the prevailing party shall have its attorneys’, accountants’ and other professionals’ fees, court costs and costs of appeals paid by the losing party.
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Updated by The Spread Knowledge Legal Team on 6/16/2011