Terms of Use

We at THEROCKYRIVER.COM are fully aware of the importance of a person’s rights, privacy and personal information. We are dedicated to protecting and serving our visitors as we would our own family, and we intend to provide you nothing but the safest online experience as a valued visitor to THEROCKYRIVER.COM. We promise to do our best to offer you a high quality publication in a safe forum. We recommend that you read these Terms of Use on a regular basis, so that you are aware of any updates or changes made to the document and/or website.

 
We at THEROCKYRIVER.COM genuinely appreciate and thank you for your interest in our website, and we will do our best to make your experience a great one that is worth returning to.

 
ACCEPTANCE. PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THEROCKYRIVER.COM. BY USING THIS THEROCKYRIVER.COM, YOU AGREE TO BE LEGALLY BOUND BY THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS AND YOU AGREE TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY.

 
These terms and conditions may change at any time without notice. Continuing the use of THEROCKYRIVER.COM website and services after revisions or modification of these terms and our Privacy Policy constitutes your acceptance of the terms of use and policy revisions and modifications. These terms exclusively apply to your access to and the use of THEROCKYRIVER.COM website, and supersede all prior agreements and terms in respect to THEROCKYRIVER.COM website, but do not alter, in any manner, the terms or conditions of any other agreement you have made with THEROCKYRIVER.COM in any area, including the website, publications, services, products etc.

 
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THEROCKYRIVER.COM ACCESS
You agree and comply with all of the conditions and terms contained within this document, including all the applicable laws, rules and regulations while using THEROCKYRIVER.COM website. THEROCKYRIVER.COM may deny you access to the website at any time, for any reason we deem warrants restricting your visitation. If we determine that you have breached the terms contained in this document, or have committed any act that infringes upon or violates the rights of others, we will uphold our right to pursue any necessary legal action to remedy the situation. We at THEROCKYRIVER.COM put forth our best effort to provide accurate, timely information. We may unintentionally display or publish factual, technical or numerical inaccuracies, omissions or typographical errors. We apologize for any such error and request that you contact us so that we can remedy the mistake. We reserve the right to make changes or corrections to any part of THEROCKYRIVER.COM website at any time, without notice. THEROCKYRIVER.COM is provided to you for your personal use only. Commercial use is forbidden.

 
CHILDREN
THEROCKYRIVER.COM is not for use by minors. We offer material, products and services that may be appropriate for minors, but if you are under the age of 18 you may use our websites only with the involvement of a parent or guardian. We always take the privacy of minors seriously, and ask minors under the age of 18 no to send personally identifiable information to us or to THEROCKYRIVER.COM website without the permission of a parent or legal guardian. THEROCKYRIVER.COM may include chat rooms and comment sessions, bulletins, photographs, language and other content/features that may be unsuitable for minors. We do not and cannot monitor said items and community area content that THEROCKYRIVER.COM does not publish itself. THEROCKYRIVER.COM recommends that parents and guardians teach their children about the dangers and responsible use of personal information on the Internet. We will not knowingly collect, use or disclose personal information collected from minors.

 
A DEFINITION OF TERM
The term “Community Areas” in this document refers to any section of the site that includes public forum and/or user-submitted content. These include but are not limited to: Discussion rooms, public/open forums, 30|10, posted comments, user-submitted photography, articles, video and bulletin boards.

 
GENERAL
THEROCKYRIVER.COM has the right, at any time to change, alter, add or remove any section, item, text or feature of THEROCKYRIVER.COM website, including, but not limited to, the Community Areas, all content, the website’s hours of availability, and equipment needed for access or use. These changes will be effective immediately upon notice of the change, which may or may not be given by means of posting a revised version of this agreement on the website, or possible notification by email. You continued use of the Community Areas on the website after this notice will be deemed as your agreement of these changes. You agree to review the terms of use and conditions of this agreement regularly so that you are aware of any revisions.

 
USE OF THEROCKYRIVER.COM AND COMMUNITY AREAS
The Community Areas of THEROCKYRIVER.COM website will be used for law purposes only. You will not post material on the Community Areas, or any other area of the website that infringes upon or violates the rights of others, that is threatening, unlawful, abusive, vulgar, obscene, indecent, slanderous, racist, profane, objectionable, criminal, gives rise to civil liability, defamatory or invasive of privacy or public rights. In our judgment, no conduct will be permitted that restricts any other person from enjoying THEROCKYRIVER.COM and its Community Areas. Advertising and commercial solicitation will only be permitted on or transmitted through the Community Areas of the website with the written consent and approval of THEROCKYRIVER.COM, and only if the message of the solicitation or advertisement complies with all the conditions required by THEROCKYRIVER.COM’s policy. We reserve the right to remove any public or posted user information that we feel breaks our terms of use and/or privacy policy, and we can remove such violations at any time, without notice. If necessary, legal action may be taken by THEROCKRIVER.COM. THEROCKYRIVER.COM and the Community Areas do contain trademarks, copyrighted material and proprietary information, including text, photos, video, software, graphics, sound, music and others. The entire contents of THEROCKYRIVER.COM are copyrighted as a collective work under the United States copyright laws. THEROCKYRIVER.COM is the owner of the copyright in all areas of the site. Third party content providers own the copyright to the content original to them. You are not permitted to publish, modify, display, transfer, sell, transmit, exploit or create derivative works of any part of THEROCKYRIVER.COM website, unless you have written permission and consent by THEROCKYRIVER.COM and the copyright owner. In the occurrence that THEROCKYRIVER.COM permits the copying, redistribution or publication of any material from THEROCKRIVER.COM, absolutely no changes in the material, or deletion/modification of the author attribution, trademark or copyright notice will be made. You agree and acknowledge that you do not acquire any ownership rights by downloading or redistributing any of our copyrighted material.

 
You agree that you will not post, make available or upload any content in any of the Community Areas of the website, any material that is trademarked, copyrighted or proprietary, without the documented permission from the owner of the material. You take full responsibility in determining that ensuring that your material is not protected by copyright, trademark or other proprietary ownership, and will be liable for any damages that result from infringing upon the ownership of someone else’s material, or any other harm that arises as a result from uploading, commenting, posting or submitting material. You hereby grant to THEROCKYRIVER.COM and its global affiliates, royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive license and right to use, modify, adapt, publish, translate, reproduce, distribute, create derivative works from, perform and display any message that is posted in any of the Community Areas and/or in any email sent by you to THEROCKYRIVER.COM, in whole or in part, and to be able to incorporate the content in other works of any form, including media or technology that exists now or has yet to be developed. You may not select or use the member name/email address of any other person with the intent of impersonating that individual. You may not select or use the member name/email address of anyone else without his or her authorization. You may not select or use the member name/email address in a way that violates the intellectual property rights of any individual. You may not select or use the member name/email address that THEROCKYRIVER.COM staff considers to be inappropriate, harmful or offensive. You agree to personally provide THEROCKYRIVER.COM with accurate, updated and complete information at your time of registration. You will not take part in any activity that is contrary to, or affects the purpose and intention of THEROCKYRIVER.COM. This includes, but is not limited to, the attempt to corrupt, affect or manipulate the outcome of THEROCKYRIVER.COM’s website and/or services, in whole or part, by registering a number of accounts under the same or different user names, among other methods. THEROCKYRIVER.COM includes links to outside websites, as well as advertisers and other resources. THEROCKYRIVER.COM is not responsible for the availability of these outside parties’ sites, terms of use or privacy policies. THEROCKYRIVER.COM does not endorse, nor is it responsible for the content, products, services, advertising or other material that is offered and made available by external sites. Under no circumstances will THEROCKYRIVER.COM be held liable or responsible, directly or indirectly, for loss, harm or damage caused, or alleged to have been caused to a visitor or user in connection with the use or reliance on any services, material or content that is made available to you by any external sites. Concerns regarding external sites should be directed to the specific site. You are personally responsible for obtaining and keeping all computer, hardware, software, telephone and any other equipment that is needed to access and use THEROCKYRIVER.COM website, including the Community Areas. Failure to do so may mean that the website may not display or function properly, in part or in whole. THEROCKYRIVER.COM is not responsible for broken pages or features due to failure to maintain the necessary equipment to use it. THEROCKYRIVER.COM has designed THEROCKYRIVER.COM website with extreme care and precision, with the intention and purpose of delivering specific content to visitors and users in an engineered format structure and with unique design and appearance. No third party or individual has any right to use the content of THEROCKYRIVER.COM website and other materials in any manner that disrupts or interferes with that intention and purpose. THEROCKYRIVER.COM prohibits any party or individual from displaying content on THEROCKYRIVER.COM. Any sites (in any format) where third party advertising or material that THEROCKYRIVER.COM did not authorize, is viewed or viewable together with THEROCKYRIVER.COM ‘s proprietary content and ownership.

 
DONATED MATERIAL
TheRockyRiver.com accepts and requests the donation of material including articles, photography and video for the purpose of informational display. All requests and donation of these materials will take place in writing, via email. By donating these materials for use on TheRockyRiver.com, you agree to allow TheRockyRiver.com to display the material publicly on the site. All donated material will be credited to the author. You also agree that the donated material is an original work by you, the author. You also agree that the donated material is not, cannot and will not be published anywhere else except on TheRockyRiver.com, unless an individual agreement is reached by all parties. Donated informational or entertainment materials will not be used for any form of sale or commercial advertising, and will not be shared, redistributed or granted access by TheRockyRiver.com to any third party. The author of the donated content retains the rights to that content, and may request the content to be removed at anytime. This, and special requests regarding donated material will take place between the donator and TheRockyRiver.com on a case-by-case basis, and although not guaranteed, TheRockyRiver.com will make every effort to meet the request.

 
MONITORING
THEROCKYRIVER.COM is not obligated, but maintains the right to monitor all content posted and shared within the Community Areas of the website, to ensure compliance with this document and our Privacy Policy, as well as all other operating rules established by THEROCKYRIVER.COM at any time. THEROCKYRIVER.COM maintains the right to deny, refuse, remove or edit any post of content and materials submitted or displayed on the Community Areas of the site that THEROCKYRIVER.COM finds to be in violation of these terms, our Privacy Policy, is deemed stale, or violates other operational rules, and may do so without notice. THEROCKYRIVER.COM users will remain solely responsible for the content in their messages. You agree and acknowledge that neither THEROCKYRIVER.COM nor any of its partners or affiliates will assume or have any liability or responsibility for any action/inaction by THEROCKYRIVER.COM, with respect to conduct that takes place within the Community Areas or any communication/posting within the Community Areas.

 
PROHIBITED CONTENT AND ACTIVITY
THEROCKYRIVER.COM reserves the right to investigate and take action/legal action against anyone who, THEROCKYRIVER.COM ‘s sole discretion, violates the terms of use found in this document, our Privacy Policy and other rules of THEROCKYRIVER.COM. Under these same guidelines, THEROCKYRIVER.COM reserves the right, without limitation, to remove offensive content and violations from the website at any time without notice, and may ban the membership and continued use of the violator. The following are examples of content that is illegal or prohibited from appearing or being posted on THEROCKYRIVER.COM:

• Is offensive, promotes hatred, racism, bigotry or physical harm of any kind against any group or individual
• Harasses or promotes the harassment of another
• Exploits a person in a violent or sexual manner
• Contains nudity or other offensive subject matter, or contains links to adult or inappropriate websites
• Solicits personally identifiable information from anyone
• Publicly posts information that creates a privacy/security risk to any individual
• Knowingly promotes false or misleading information, illegal activity or conduct that is abusive, obscene, defamatory or threatening
• Involves the transmission/promotion of spam or junk mail, chain letters and other unsolicited mass mailings
• Contains restricted information, including hidden pages, images, access pages or passwords
• Promotes criminal activity or provides instructional information about illegal activity
• Solicits passwords and personal identifying information for commercial or unlawful use from other users
• Involves commercial activity or sales, without written permission from THEROCKYRIVER.COM
• Violates privacy, publicity rights, copyrights, trademarks, contracts or any other rights of any person or entity
• Impersonating or attempting to impersonate another member, individual or entity
• Selling/transferring your profile
• Using/attempting to use information from THEROCKYRIVER.COM to harass, abuse or otherwise harm another individual or entity
• Using/attempting to use THEROCKYRIVER.COM in any manner that violates any of the applicable laws and regulations

 
INDEMNIFICATION
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless THEROCKYRIVER.COM and all associated affiliates, including respective directors, employees, officers and agents from/against any claims and/or expenses. These include but are not limited to legal fees that arise out of the use of THEROCKYRIVER.COM, email communications, and/or the Community Areas by you.

 
TERMINATION
THEROCKYRIVER.COM maintains the right to terminate immediately, the provisions of this agreement, as well as our Privacy Policy, with respect to any visitor or user that THEROCKYRIVER.COM, in its sole discretion, considers unacceptable, as well as in the event of the breach of this agreement and/or Privacy Policy.

 
TRADEMARKS
All trademarks and/or logos, website, product and/or company names, names, images, videos or other media that appear on THEROCKYRIVER.COM website and communications are the property of their respective owners, which may include THEROCKYRIVER.COM.

 
MISCELLANEOUS
This documented agreement, privacy policy and all other operating rules of THEROCKYRIVER.COM and its Community Areas constitute the entire agreement of the parties involved, with respect to the subject matter and content hereof, and supersedes all previous written, unwritten or oral agreements between the parties on the subject matter. This agreement will be construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Ohio, without regard to its conflict of law rules. No waiver by any party of any breach/default based on the agreement will be deemed to be a waiver of any subsequent, or preceding, breach or default. The headings used in this agreement are for the reader’s convenience, and will hold no legal impact, importance or import.

 
COMMERCIAL USE IS NOT PERMITTED
The information, content or other that is found within THEROCKYRIVER.COM and it’s publications/communications, may not be used for commercial use at any time, for any purpose. The use of automated systems to access, collect or download information from THEROCKYRIVER.COM website or its affiliate sites is prohibited. The use of reputable commercial information engines and public search engines, such as Google and Yahoo! is permitted. The collection of any information from these sites, including email addresses and other identifiable information of users is strictly prohibited.

 
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY, LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
You expressly agree that use of the Community Areas and THEROCKYRIVER.COM is at your own personal risk, and that neither THEROCKYRIVER.COM, it’s affiliates or partners, nor any of their respective employees, partners, agents, third part content providers or licensors warrant that THEROCKYRIVER.COM will be uninterrupted or error free. Also, they do not make any warranty regarding the results that may be obtained from using THEROCKYRIVER.COM website or services, or regarding the reliability or accuracy of content or information and services and/or products offered or made available through the website or its Community Areas. THEROCKYRIVER.COM and the Community Areas are offered and made available “as is/as available”, and without warranties/guarantees of any kind, expressed or implied. This includes, but is not limited to warranties (implied or not) of title, fitness for a specific purpose or merchantability of any kind, except for the warranties implied by and incapable of exclusion, restriction or modification under the laws applicable to this agreement. The disclaimers of liability in this document apply to damages/injury caused by failures of performance, error, omission, deletion, defect, interruption, delay, computer virus, communication failure, destruction, theft, unauthorized access to, alteration of, use of record, whether for breach of contract, tortuous behavior, negligence or under any other cause of action. You expressly acknowledge that THEROCKYRIVER.COM is not held liable for defamatory, illegal conduct or offensive language/conduct of users and/or third parties of THEROCKYRIVER.COM website. The risk of harm or injury from continuing use of THEROCKYRIVER.COM website and communications/services is entirely your responsibility. In no case and at no time will any person, individual or entity involved in the creation, production or distribution of THEROCKYRIVER.COM be held liable or responsible for any direct or indirect, special or consequential damages or harm arising out of the use, or inability to use THEROCKYRIVER.COM website and communications/services, or out of the breach of any warranty. You acknowledge that the provisions of this agreement applies to all content on THEROCKYRIVER.COM website, all Community Areas and communications of THEROCKYRIVER.COM. THEROCKYRIVER.COM’S liability to users, if any, will in no event exceed the total amount paid to THEROCKYRIVER.COM. THEROCKYRIVER.COM does not endorse, nor is responsible for the accuracy and/or reliability of any advice, statement or opinion found within THEROCKYRIVER.COM website, including any offensive, obscene or defamatory posting made on the Community Areas by anyone other than authorized THEROCKYRIVER.COM employees, spokespersons while acting in their official capacities. THEROCKYRIVER.COM will, in no circumstance, be held liable for any harm, loss or damage caused by your reliance on information gathered through the content, postings or Community Areas within THEROCKYRIVER.COM website. You maintain the responsibility to evaluate the completeness, usefulness or accuracy of any facts, figures, opinion, advice, information and other content that is available on THEROCKYRIVER.COM and its Community Areas. THEROCKYRIVER.COM does not warranty, guarantee or endorse products or services offered through THEROCKYRIVER.COM website, and does not monitor any products, services or transactions that take place between users and third party providers. THEROCKYRIVER.COM may make and offer products or services through the website without a warranty of any kind, expressed or implied, including but not limited to warranties of title, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness or for a particular purpose, other than the warranties that are implied by and incapable of exclusion, restriction or modification under the laws applicable to this agreement. Neither THEROCKYRIVER.COM, nor its third party content providers will hold any liability for the investment decisions based on, or the results obtained from the content provided here. Neither THEROCKYRIVER.COM nor its third party providers guarantee or warrant the sequence, accuracy, completeness or timeliness of any such information, and nothing found within THEROCKYRIVER.COM website will be construed or mistaken as investment advice. THEROCKYRIVER.COM is not a registered broker, dealer or advisor of investments, and does not give investment advice or recommend one product over another.

 
Last updated April 1, 2015