Terms of Service
These terms & conditions (“Terms”) govern your access to and use of the Chicago Interactive Social Club, Inc (“CISC”) website and services (“CISC Services”), including any and all information, including text, images, or any other materials uploaded or information or events identified or appearing on the CISC website (collectively “Content”). Your access to and use of the CISC Services is conditioned on your acceptance of and compliance with these Terms.
By agreeing to be bound by these Terms you:
(a) understand and agree that CISC reserves the right to publish among other things, your name, twitter handle, facebook page, email address and place of work on the CISC website. You hereby agree that CISC may use this Content for promotional and/or commercial purposes;
(b) are responsible for your use of the CISC Services, for any Content you post to the CISC website, and for any consequences thereof or related thereto. The Content you submit, post, or display will be able to be viewed by other users of the CISC Services and through third party services and websites. You should only provide Content that you are comfortable sharing with others under these Terms;
(c) understand and agree that CISC, its affiliates, agents, partners or service providers may use any email address or telephone number you provide now or in the future, including a number for a cellular phone or other wireless device.
(d) agree to receive information, notices, disclosures and updates regarding CISC and its Services, events, updates and/or offers from CISC, its affiliates, agents, partners or service providers, electronically and/or at the email address you provided. If at any time you do not agree to the Terms, please discontinue use of the CISC website and Services and contact us firstname.lastname@example.org <mailto:email@example.com> to eliminate your Content; and
(e) you understand and accept the risks associated with using the Internet such as risks of security breaches, transmission errors, and service interruptions. Information sent over the Internet may not be secure.
By being permitted to participate in events hosted by CISC, its affiliates, agents, partners or service providers for any purpose you:
(a) represent and warrant that you are at least twenty-one (21) years of age and will if asked, present personal identification evidencing same, which is satisfactory to CISC and/or the venue where any event is being held;
(b) assume full responsibility and risk of bodily injury, death or property damage to you or your property, while you are in, upon or about the premises of any venue or using any of such venue’s property or facilities, where any event is being held;
(b) hereby release, waive, discharge, covenant and agree not to sue CISC, its employees, officers, directors, affiliates, agents, partners or service providers, from any and all liability for any loss or damage suffered or incurred on account of any injury to you or your property or resulting in your death, while you are in, upon or about the premises of any venue or using any of such venue’s property or facilities, where any event is being held, other than any loss or damage suffered as the result of the gross negligence or willful and wanton conduct of CISC, its employees, officers, directors, affiliates, agents, partners, or service providers;
(c) hereby agree to indemnify, save and hold harmless CISC, its employees, officers, directors, affiliates, agents, partners, or service providers and each of them from any loss, liability, damage or cost they may incur due to your use of the CISC Services or as a result of you being in, upon or about the premises of any venue or using such venue’s property or facilities, where any event is being held, other than any loss, liability, damage or cost suffered as the result of the gross negligence or willful and wanton conduct of CISC, its employees, officers, directors, affiliates, agents, partners, or service providers;
(d) understand and agree that the foregoing provisions are intended to be as broad and inclusive as is permitted by the laws of the State of Illinois, and that if any portion thereof is held invalid or unenforceable for any reason by a Court of competent jurisdiction, it is agreed that the balance thereof shall continue to remain in full legal force and effect; and
(e) represent and warrant that you voluntarily agreed to the Terms and that no oral statements, representations or inducement apart from the foregoing written Terms have been made.
You retain your rights to any Content you submit, post or display on or through the Services. By submitting, posting or displaying Content on or through the Services, you grant CISC a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free license (with the right to sublicense) to use, copy, reproduce, process, adapt, modify, publish, transmit, display and distribute such Content in any and all media or distribution methods, no known or later developed.
You agree that this license includes the right for CISC to make such Content available to other companies, organizations or individuals who partner with CISC for the syndication, broadcast, distribution or publication of such Content on other media and services, subject to our terms and conditions for such Content use.
You are responsible for your use of the Services, for any Content you provide, and for any consequences thereof, including the use of your Content by other users and our third party partners. You understand that your Content may be rebroadcasted by our partners and if you do not have the right to submit Content for such use, it may subject you to liability. CISC will not be responsible or liable for any use of your Content by CISC in accordance with these Terms. You represent and warrant that you have all the rights, power and authority necessary to grant the rights granted herein to any Content that you submit.
All information and Services provided are offered on an “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE” basis, by CISC, its affiliates, agents, partners, or service providers, with no warranty of any kind --- whether express, implied, or statutory --- including, but not limited to, warranties of title or the implied warranties of fitness for a particular purpose or merchantability. This does not affect those warranties which are incapable of exclusion, restriction, or modification under the laws applicable to these Terms.
CISC will make all reasonable efforts to provide accurate and current information, however this website may contain errors and may not always be current due to processing delays or other reasons. By using the Services and Content provided, you acknowledge that neither CISC, nor any of its employees, officers, directors, affiliates, agents, partners, or service providers make any guarantee that the Services and Content offered will be timely, uninterrupted, secure, or error-free. You understand that your access and use of the CISC Services are at your sole risk.
CISC will not waive any of its rights or remedies hereunder, unless such waiver is in writing and signed by an authorized officer of CISC. No delay or omission on the part of CISC in pursuing CISC’s rights or remedies shall be deemed a waiver of such rights or remedies or any other rights or remedies.
CISC reserves the right at all times (but has no obligation) to remove or refuse to distribute any Content on the Services and to terminate users.
You may not do any of the following while accessing or using the Services: (a) access, tamper with, or use non-public areas of the Services, CISC’s computer systems, or the technical delivery systems of CISC’s providers; (b) probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of any system or network or breach or circumvent any security or authentication measures; or (c) interfere with, or disrupt, (or attempt to do so), the access of any user, host or network, including, without limitation, sending a virus, overloading, flooding, spamming, mail-bombing the Services, or by scripting the creation of Content in such a manner as to interfere with or create an undue burden on the Services.
CISC respects the intellectual property rights of others and expects users of the Services to do the same. CISC will respond to notices of alleged copyright infringement that comply with applicable law and are properly provided to CISC. If you believe that your Content has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide us with the following information: (a) a physical or electronic signature of the copyright owner or a person authorized to act on their behalf; (b) identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed; (c) 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; (d) your contact information, including your address, telephone number, and an email address; (e) a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and (f) a statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and, under penalty of perjury, that you are authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner.
CISC reserves the right to remove Content alleged to be infringing without prior notice and at our sole discretion. In appropriate circumstances, CISC will also remove a user’s access if the user is a repeat infringer.
If you have any questions about CISC, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.