Welcome to RateMyFishTank.com. RateMyFishTank.com provides its service to you,
subject to the following Terms of Service ("TOS"), which may be updated by us from
time to time without notice to you. In addition, when using particular RateMyFishTank.com
services, you and RateMyFishTank.com shall be subject to any posted guidelines or rules
applicable to such services which may be posted from time to time. All such guidelines or
rules are hereby incorporated by reference into the TOS.
RateMyFishTank.com currently provides member pictures and information about fish tanks.
You are responsible for obtaining access to the Service and that access may involve third
party fees (such as Internet service provider or airtime charges). You are responsible for
those fees, including those fees associated with the display or delivery of advertisements.
In addition, you must provide and are responsible for all equipment necessary to access the Service.
In consideration of your use of the Service, you agree to: (a) provide true, accurate,
current and complete information about yourself as prompted by the Service's registration form
(such information being the "Registration Data") and (b) maintain and promptly update the
Registration Data to keep it true, accurate, current and complete. If you provide any
information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, or RateMyFishTank.com has
reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is untrue, inaccurate, not current or
incomplete, RateMyFishTank.com has the right to suspend or terminate your account and refuse
any and all current or future use of the Service (or any portion thereof).
You will receive a password and account designation upon completing the Service's registration process.
You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the password and account, and are fully responsible
for all activities that occur under your password or account. You agree to: (a) immediately notify RateMyFishTank.com
of any unauthorized use of your password or account or any other breach of security, and (b) ensure that you exit
from your account at the end of each session. RateMyFishTank.com cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage
arising from your failure to comply with this Section 5.
You understand that all information, data, text, messages or other materials ("Content"), whether publicly posted
or privately transmitted, are the sole responsibility of the person from which such Content originated. This means that
you, and not RateMyFishTank.com, are entirely responsible for all Content that you upload, email, transmit or otherwise
make available via the Service. Under no circumstances will RateMyFishTank.com be liable in any way for any Content,
including, but not limited to, for any errors or omissions in any Content, or for any loss or damage of any kind
incurred as a result of the use of any Content posted, emailed, transmitted or otherwise made available via the Service.
You agree to not use the Service to:
You acknowledge that RateMyFishTank.com does not pre-screen Content, but that RateMyFishTank.com and its designees shall have the
right (but not the obligation) in their sole discretion to refuse or move any Content that is available via the Service.
Without limiting the foregoing, RateMyFishTank.com and its designees shall have the right to remove any Content that violates the
TOS or is otherwise objectionable. You agree that you must evaluate, and bear all risks associated with, the use of any Content,
including any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of such Content. In this regard, you acknowledge that you may
not rely on any Content created by RateMyFishTank.com or submitted to RateMyFishTank.com, including without limitation information in RateMyFishTank.com
Message Boards, RateMyFishTank.com Clubs, and in all other parts of the Service.
You acknowledge and agree that RateMyFishTank.com may preserve Content and may also disclose Content if required to do so by
law or in the good faith belief that such preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to: (a) comply with legal process; (b)
enforce the TOS; (c) respond to claims that any Content violates the rights of third-parties; or (d) protect the rights, property,
or personal safety of RateMyFishTank.com, its users and the public.
You understand that the technical processing and transmission of the Service, including your Content, may involve (a)
transmissions over various networks; and (b) changes to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting networks or devices.
Recognizing the global nature of the Internet, you agree to comply with all local rules regarding online conduct and acceptable Content. Specifically, you agree to comply with all applicable laws regarding the transmission of technical data exported from the United States or the country in which you reside.
RateMyFishTank.com does not claim ownership of Content you submit or make available for inclusion on the Service. However, with respect to Content you submit or make available for inclusion on publicly accessible areas of the Service, you grant RateMyFishTank.com the following world-wide, royalty free and non-exclusive license(s), as applicable:
With respect to Content you submit on RateMyFishTank.com, the license to use, distribute, reproduce, modify, adapt, publicly perform and publicly display Content on RateMyFishTank.com or other partner websites. This license exists only for as long as RateMyFishTank.com removes such Content from the Service.
You agree to indemnify and hold RateMyFishTank.com, and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, co-branders or other partners, and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys'
fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of Content you submit, post, transmit or make available through the Service, your use of the Service, your connection to the Service, your violation of the TOS, or your
violation of any rights of another.
You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit for any commercial purposes, any portion of the Service, use of the Service, or access to the Service.
RateMyFishTank.com reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, its Services (or any part thereof) with or without notice. You agree that RateMyFishTank.com shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Service.
You agree that RateMyFishTank.com, in its sole discretion, may terminate your password, account (or any part thereof) or use of the Service, and remove and discard any Content
within the Service, for any reason, including, without limitation, for lack of use or if RateMyFishTank.com believes that you have violated or acted inconsistently with the letter
or spirit of the TOS. RateMyFishTank.com may also in its sole discretion and at any time discontinue providing the Service, or any part thereof, with or without notice. You agree
that any termination of your access to the Service under any provision of this TOS may be effected without prior notice, and acknowledge and agree that RateMyFishTank.com may immediately
deactivate or delete your account and all related information and files in your account and/or bar any further access to such files or the Service. Further, you agree that RateMyFishTank.com
shall not be liable to you or any third-party for any termination of your access to the Service.
Your correspondence or business dealings with, or participation in promotions of, advertisers found on or through the Service, including payment and delivery of related goods or services,
and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such advertiser. You agree that RateMyFishTank.com shall not be responsible
or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings or as the result of the presence of such advertisers on the Service.
The Service may provide, or third parties may provide, links to other World Wide Web sites or resources. Because RateMyFishTank.com has no control over such sites and resources, you acknowledge and agree
that RateMyFishTank.com is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any Content, advertising, products, or other materials
on or available from such sites or resources. You further acknowledge and agree that RateMyFishTank.com shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be
caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such Content, goods or services available on or through any such site or resource.
YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT:
YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE SERVICE IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS.
RATEMYFISHTANK.COM EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT
NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
RATEMYFISHTANK.COM MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT (i) THE SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, (ii) THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED,
TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE, (iii) THE CONTENT INCLUDED IN OUR SITE WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE, (iv) THE QUALITY OF ANY PRODUCTS,
SERVICES, INFORMATION, OR OTHER MATERIAL PURCHASED OR OBTAINED BY YOU THROUGH OUR SITE WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS, AND (V)
ANY ERRORS IN THE SOFTWARE WILL BE CORRECTED.
ANY MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE SERVICE IS DONE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND THAT YOU
WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY SUCH MATERIAL.
NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM RATEMYFISHTANK.COM OR THROUGH OR FROM THE SERVICE SHALL CREATE
ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THE TOS.
YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT RATEMYFISHTANK.COM SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL,
CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES
(EVEN IF RATEMYFISHTANK.COM HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), RESULTING FROM: (i) THE USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICE;
(ii) THE COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS AND SERVICES RESULTING FROM ANY GOODS, DATA, INFORMATION OR SERVICES PURCHASED OR OBTAINED OR
MESSAGES RECEIVED OR TRANSACTIONS ENTERED INTO THROUGH OR FROM THE SERVICE; (iii) STATEMENTS OR CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY ON THE SERVICE;
OR (Iv) ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO THE SERVICE.
SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES OR THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR
CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. ACCORDINGLY, SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OF SECTIONS 17 AND 18 MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
Notices to you may be made via either email or regular mail. The Service may also provide notices of changes to the TOS or other
matters by displaying notices or links to notices to you generally on the Service.
RateMyFishTank.com, the RateMyFishTank.com logo, and other RateMyFishTank.com service names are trademarks of RateMyFishTank.com Inc.
(the "RateMyFishTank.com Marks"). Without RateMyFishTank.com's prior permission, you agree not to display or use in any manner, the RateMyFishTank.com Marks.
RateMyFishTank.com respects the intellectual property of others, and we ask our users to do the same. If you believe that your work
has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, or your intellectual property rights have been otherwise violated, please
provide RateMyFishTank.com's Copyright Agent the following information:
an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright or other intellectual property interest;
a description of the copyrighted work or other intellectual property that you claim has been infringed;
a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the site;
your address, telephone number, and email address;
a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized
by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your Notice is
accurate and that you are the copyright or intellectual property owner or authorized to act on the copyright or
intellectual property owner's behalf.
RateMyFishTank.com's Agent for Notice of claims of copyright or other intellectual property infringement can be reached as follows:
The TOS constitute the entire agreement between you and RateMyFishTank.com and govern your use of the Service,
superceding any prior agreements between you and RateMyFishTank.com. You also may be subject to additional terms and conditions
that may apply when you use affiliate services, third-party content or third-party software. The TOS and the relationship
between you and RateMyFishTank.com shall be governed by the laws of the State of New York without regard to its
conflict of law provisions. You and RateMyFishTank.com agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the
courts located within the county of New York, New York. The failure of RateMyFishTank.com to exercise or enforce any right
or provision of the TOS shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of the TOS is found by a
court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to
the parties' intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of the TOS remain in full force and effect.
You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to use
of the Service or the TOS must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred.
The section titles in the TOS are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect.