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Musicgroups Network Terms and Conditions:

By visiting the Musicgroups.com and Rock.com websites, users agree that they will not use the site for any unlawful activity, or use it in any way that would violate the following terms and conditions. This website is governed and construed by the laws of the State of California. Any use of the website shall comply with all Musicgroups.com and State of California laws and regulations as well as with all federal laws and regulations. By using this site you are agreeing to these terms of use as well as all of the policies and disclaimers on this site.
Musicgroups.com represents a collective network of music related web sites. Musicgroups.com and Rock.com, hereinafter referred to as, MGROCK, will always make it's best effort to maintain and operate its web sites, but MGROCK makes no warranties. The registered applicant, hereinafter referred to as, "the User", will always accept the MGROCK network in an "as is" condition. MGROCK makes no warranties that any of the MGROCK content is true, accurate, and free of errors or omissions. MGROCK reserves the right to update the Terms and Conditions at any time without notice to you. This contract, hereinafter referred to as, "the Agreement", consists of the following Terms and Conditions:

DESCRIPTION OF SERVICES:

Through its network of Web properties, MGROCK provides you with access to a variety of resources, including developer tools, download areas, communication forums and product information (collectively "Services"). The Services, including any updates, enhancements, new features, and/or the addition of any new Web properties, are subject to the Terms and Conditions.

PERSONAL AND NON-COMMERCIAL USE LIMITATION:

Unless otherwise specified, the Services are for your personal and non-commercial use. You may not modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell any information, software, products or services obtained from the Services.

PRIVACY AND PROTECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION:
See the disclosures relating to the collection and use of your information.
USE OF SERVICES:
The Services may contain e-mail services, bulletin board services, chat areas, news groups, forums, communities, personal web pages, calendars, photo albums, file cabinets and/or other message or communication facilities designed to enable you to communicate with others (each a "Communication Service" and collectively "Communication Services"). You agree to use the Communication Services only to post, send and receive messages and material that are proper and, when applicable, related to the particular Communication Service. By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree that when using the Communication Services, you will not:
· Use the Communication Services in connection with surveys, contests, pyramid schemes, chain letters, junk email, spamming or any duplicative or unsolicited messages (commercial or otherwise).
· Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others.
· Publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, obscene, indecent or unlawful topic, name, material or information.
· Upload, or otherwise make available, files that contain images, photographs, software or other material protected by intellectual property laws, including, by way of example, and not as limitation, copyright or trademark laws (or by rights of privacy or publicity) unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consent to do the same.
· Use any material or information, including images or photographs, which are made available through the Services in any manner that infringes any copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, or other proprietary right of any party.
· Upload files that contain viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancelbots, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another's computer or property of another.
· Advertise or offer to sell or buy any goods or services for any business purpose, unless such Communication Services specifically allows such messages.
· Download any file posted by another user of a Communication Service that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally reproduced, displayed, performed, and/or distributed in such manner.
· Falsify or delete any copyright management information, such as author attributions, legal or other proper notices or proprietary designations or labels of the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded.
· Restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Communication Services.
· Violate any code of conduct or other guidelines which may be applicable for any particular Communication Service.
· Harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including e-mail addresses.
· Violate any applicable laws or regulations.
· Create a false identity for the purpose of misleading others.
· Use, download or otherwise copy, or provide (whether or not for a fee) to a person or entity any directory of users of the Services or other user or usage information or any portion thereof.
MGROCK has no obligation to monitor the Communication Services. However, MGROCK reserves the right to review materials posted to the Communication Services and to remove any materials in its sole discretion. MGROCK reserves the right to terminate your access to any or all of the Communication Services at any time, without notice, for any reason whatsoever.
MGROCK reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as MGROCK deems necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, in MGROCK's sole discretion.
Always use caution when giving out any personally identifiable information about yourself or your children in any Communication Services. MGROCK does not control or endorse the content, messages or information found in any Communication Services and, therefore, MGROCK specifically disclaims any liability with regard to the Communication Services and any actions resulting from your participation in any Communication Services. Materials uploaded to the Communication Services may be subject to posted limitations on usage, reproduction and/or dissemination; you are responsible for adhering to such limitations if you download the materials.
MATERIALS PROVIDED TO MG OR LINKED TO OR POSTED OR UPLOADED AT ANY MG WEB SITE:

MGROCK does not claim ownership of the materials you provide to MGROCK (including feedback and suggestions) or post, upload, input or submit to any Services or its associated services for review by the general public, or by the members of any public or private community, (each a "Submission" and collectively "Submissions"). However, by posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting ("Posting") your Submission you are granting MGROCK, its affiliated companies and necessary sublicensees permission to use your Submission in connection with the operation of their Internet businesses (including, without limitation, all MGROCK Services), including, without limitation, the license rights to: copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate and reformat your Submission; to publish your name in connection with your Submission; and the right to sublicense such rights to any supplier of the Services.
No compensation will be paid with respect to the use of your Submission, as provided herein. MGROCK is under no obligation to post or use any Submission you may provide and MGROCK may remove any Submission at any time in its sole discretion.
By Posting a Submission you warrant and represent that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to your Submission as described in these Terms of Use including, without limitation, all the rights necessary for you to provide, post, upload, input or submit the Submissions.
In addition to the warranty and representation set forth above, by Posting a Submission that contain images, photographs, pictures or that are otherwise graphical in whole or in part ("Images"), you warrant and represent that (a) you are the copyright owner of such Images, or that the copyright owner of such Images has granted you permission to use such Images or any content and/or images contained in such Images consistent with the manner and purpose of your use and as otherwise permitted by these Terms of Use and the Services, (b) you have the rights necessary to grant the licenses and sublicenses described in these Terms of Use, and (c) that each person depicted in such Images, if any, has provided consent to the use of the Images as set forth in these Terms of Use, including, by way of example, and not as a limitation, the distribution, public display and reproduction of such Images. By Posting Images, you are granting (a) to all members of your private community (for each such Images available to members of such private community), and/or (b) to the general public (for each such Images available anywhere on the Services, other than a private community), permission to use your Images in connection with the use, as permitted by these Terms of Use, of any of the Services, (including, by way of example, and not as a limitation, making prints and gift items which include such Images), and including, without limitation, a non-exclusive, world-wide, royalty-free license to: copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate and reformat your Images without having your name attached to such Images, and the right to sublicense such rights to any supplier of the Services. The licenses granted in the preceding sentences for a Images will terminate at the time you completely remove such Images from the Services, provided that, such termination shall not affect any licenses granted in connection with such Images prior to the time you completely remove such Images. No compensation will be paid with respect to the use of your Images.

Also, in addition to the warranty and representation set forth above, by Posting a Submission that contains any music or lyrics or sound, you warrant and represent that that (a) you are the copyright owner of such music, lyrics, and/or sound, or that the copyright owner of such music, lyrics, and/or sound, has granted you permission to use such music, lyrics, and/or sound or any content contained in such music, lyrics, and/or sound consistent with the manner and purpose of your use and as otherwise permitted by these Terms of Use and the Services, (b) you have the rights necessary to grant the licenses and sublicenses described in these Terms of Use, and (c) that each person depicted in such music, lyrics and/or sound, if any, has provided consent to the use of the music, lyrics, and/or sound as set forth in these Terms of Use, including, by way of example, and not as a limitation, the distribution, public display and reproduction of such music, lyrics, and/or sound. By Posting music, lyrics, and/or sound, you are granting (a) to all members of your private community (for each such music, lyrics, and/or sound available to members of such private community), and/or (b) to the general public (for each such music, lyrics, and/or sound available anywhere on the Services, other than a private community), permission to use your music, lyrics, and/or sound in connection with the use, as permitted by these Terms of Use, of any of the Services, (including, by way of example, and not as a limitation, making prints and gift items which include such music, lyrics, and/or sound), and including, without limitation, a non-exclusive, world-wide, royalty-free license to: copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate and reformat your music, lyrics, and/or sound without having your name attached to such music, lyrics, and/or sound, and the right to sublicense such rights to any supplier of the Services. The licenses granted in the preceding sentences for music, lyrics, and/or sound will terminate at the time you completely remove such music, lyrics, and/or sound from the Services, provided that, such termination shall not affect any licenses granted in connection with such music, lyrics, and/or sound prior to the time you completely remove such music, lyrics, and/or sound. No compensation will be paid with respect to the use of your music, lyrics, and/or sound.

USER AGREES THAT NO PUBLISHER OR PERFORMANCE ROYALTIES WILL BE PAID ON ANY WORKS SUBMITTED TO MGROCK. USER MAY REMOVE WORKS AT ANY TIME BY NOFITYING MGROCK AT INDIE@ROCK.COM.

NOTICES AND PROCEDURE FOR MAKING CLAIMS OF COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT:
Pursuant to Title 17, United States Code, Section 512(c)(2), notifications of claimed copyright infringement should be sent to Service Provider's Designated Agent. ALL INQUIRIES NOT RELEVANT TO THE FOLLOWING PROCEDURE WILL NOT RECEIVE A RESPONSE.
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LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES:

THE LINKS IN THIS AREA WILL LET YOU LEAVE MGROCK'S SITE. THE LINKED SITES ARE NOT UNDER THE CONTROL OF MGROCK AND MGROCK IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CONTENTS OF ANY LINKED SITE OR ANY LINK CONTAINED IN A LINKED SITE, OR ANY CHANGES OR UPDATES TO SUCH SITES. MGROCK IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR WEBCASTING OR ANY OTHER FORM OF TRANSMISSION RECEIVED FROM ANY LINKED SITE. MGROCK IS PROVIDING THESE LINKS TO YOU ONLY AS A CONVENIENCE, AND THE INCLUSION OF ANY LINK DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT BY MGROCK OF THE SITE.

YOU AGREE TO INDEMNIFY AND HOLD MGROCK, ITS PARENTS, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES, HARMLESS FROM ANY CLAIM, DEMAND, OR DAMAGE, INCLUDING REASONABLE ATTORNEYS' FEES, ASSERTED BY ANY THIRD PARTY DUE TO OR ARISING OUT OF YOUR USE OF OR CONDUCT ON THE MGROCK SITES/SERVICES.

NO WARRANTY: WE WILL MAKE EVERY REASONABLE EFFORT TO INCLUDE ACCURATE AND UP TO DATE CONTENT ON THIS WEB SITE. HOWEVER, ALL CONTENT ON THIS WEB SITE, OR ON ANY OTHER WEB SITE TO WHICH WE LINK, IS FURNISHED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS. WE MAKE NO WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, REGARDING THE CONTENT OR THE FUNCTIONS OF THIS WEB SITE. WE DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRATNTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED IN THE MATERIALS ON ANY MGROCK SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT ANY MGROCK SITE OR THE SERVERS THAT MAKE SUCH MATERIALS AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. WE DO NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF THE MATERIALS ON ANY MGROCK SITE IN TERMS OF THEIR CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE. YOU ASSUME THE ENTIRE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING, REPAIR, OR CORRECTION.
WE EXPLICITLY DISCLAIM ANY RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE ACCURACY, CONTENT, OR AVAILABILITY OF INFORMATION FOUND ON SITES THAT LINK TO OR FROM ANY MGROCK SITE. WE CANNOT ENSURE THAT YOU WILL BE SATISFIED WITH ANY PRODUCTS OR SERVICES THAT YOU PURCHASE FROM A THIRD-PARTY SITE THAT LINKS TO OR FROM ANY MGROCK SITE OR THIRD-PARTY CONTENT ON OUR SITES. WE DO NOT ENDORSE ANY OF THE MERCHANDISE, NOR HAVE WE TAKEN ANY STEPS TO CONFIRM THE ACCURACY OR RELIABILITY OF, ANY OF THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN SUCH THIRD-PARTY SITES OR CONTENT. WE DO NOT MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES AS TO THE SECURITY OF ANY INFORMATION (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, CREDIT CARD AND OTHER PERSONAL INFORMATION) YOU MIGHT BE REQUESTED TO GIVE ANY THIRD-PARTY, AND YOU HEREBY IRREVOCABLY WAIVE ANY CLAIM AGAINST US WITH RESPECT TO SUCH SITES AND THIRD-PARTY CONTENT. WE STRONGLY ENCOURAGE YOU TO MAKE WHATEVER INVESTIGATION YOU FEEL NECESSARY OR APPROPRIATE BEFORE PROCEEDING WITH ANY ONLINE OR OFFLINE TRANSACTION WITH ANY OF THESE THIRD PARTIES.
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TO THE EXTENT THAT THE LAW DOES NOT PERMIT THE DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES, ALL CONTENT ACCESSIBLE ON THIS WEB SITE, OR ANY OTHER WEB SITE TO WHICH WE LINK, IS WARRANTED ONLY TO THE MINIMUM AMOUNT LEGALLY REQUIRED

IN NO EVENT SHALL MGROCK AND/OR ITS RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER TORTIOUS ACTION, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF INFORMATION AVAILABLE FROM THE SERVICES.

THE MATERIALS IN THIS MGROCK SITE ARE PROVIDED „AS IS‰ AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW.

USER FURTHER AGREES TO THE ROCK.COM TERMS AND CONDITIONS AT http://www.rock.com/TermsOfUse.htm

 
     
     
 
 
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