Authorized Use of TAP
You may use TAP for your personal and non-commercial use only. TAP may not be used for any other purpose without our prior written consent, including using TAP in any way in connection with any commercial activities.
You may access TAP without registering, but in order to take advantage of many aspects of TAP, you will need to register for an account. Your account is for your sole, personal use; you may not authorize others to use your account, and you may not assign or otherwise transfer your account to any other person or entity. All registration information you provide to TAP must be truthful. You are responsible for the security of your password and will be solely liable for any use or unauthorized use under such password.
Rules of Conduct / Acceptable Use Policy
TAP seeks to foster a creative, positive environment for everyone. Therefore, we require that all users follow certain Rules of Conduct. The rules below are merely examples and are not intended to be exhaustive. We will make the sole determination as to whether or not conduct or content is acceptable for TAP.
DON'T BE A HATER:
- You must respect other members
- You must refrain from hostile or negative comments especially as related to age, disability, gender, ethnicity, race, nationality, religion, or sexual orientation.
DON'T GIVE OUT YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION:
- You may not reveal your real name, your password, your e-mail address, pictures of yourself, or other personal information to other members. Nor may you ask other members on TAP for such information.
DON'T BREAK THE LAW:
- You must not break any laws or violate the rights of others when you visit TAP nor may you encourage others to do so.
- You may not claim that you are part of TAP's staff.
You may not post any content to TAP which:
- is defamatory, abusive, obscene, profane, or offensive;
- infringes or violates another party's intellectual property rights (such as music, videos, photos, or other materials for which you do not have written authority from the owner of such materials to post on TAP);
- violates any party's right of publicity or right of privacy;
- promotes or encourages actual violence against a person;
- is inaccurate, false, or misleading in any way;
- contains software viruses or any other computer code, files, or programs designed to interrupt, destroy, or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment; or
- contains any advertising, promotional materials, "junk mail," "spam," "chain letters," "pyramid schemes," or any other form of solicitation.
TAP is under no obligation to screen or monitor user content, but may review user content from time to time at its sole discretion to review compliance with this Acceptable Use Policy. TAP may include, edit, or remove any user content at any time without notice.
You are solely responsible for whatever material you create yourself and/or publish (upload) or otherwise contribute to TAP, for example, images, text, chat sessions, and the like.
You continue to own all rights to the material which you upload yourself to TAP, provided that, by uploading any content to TAP, you automatically grant us a perpetual license to use, redact, republish, copy, perform, sublicense, and distribute your content, including any intellectual property contained therein, in any medium now known or hereinafter developed without payment or compensation to you and without seeking any further approval from you.
Suspension, Termination, or Cancellation of TAP Membership
TAP may contain links to other Web sites not maintained by us. We encourage you to be aware when you leave TAP and to read the terms and conditions and privacy statements of each and every Web site that you visit. We are not responsible for the practices or the content of such other Web sites or services. Despite any links that might exist on TAP, we do not endorse and are not affiliated with such third parties.
TAP, INCLUDING ALL CONTENT MADE AVAILABLE ON OR ACCESSED THROUGH TAP, IS PROVIDED "AS IS" AND WE MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER FOR THE CONTENT ON TAP. FURTHER, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY LAW, WE DISCLAIM ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, NON-INFRINGEMENT, TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY, OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED IN TAP OR ANY MATERIALS OR CONTENT CONTAINED THEREIN WILL BE COMPLETELY SECURE, UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT TAP OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. WE SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR THE USE OF TAP, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE CONTENT AND ANY ERRORS CONTAINED THEREIN PROVIDED BY THIRD PARTIES. IN NO EVENT WILL WE BE LIABLE UNDER ANY THEORY OF TORT, CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR OTHER LEGAL OR EQUITABLE THEORY FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR OTHER CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS, LOST DATA, LOST OPPORTUNITIES, COSTS OF COVER, EXEMPLARY, PUNITIVE, PERSONAL INJURY/WRONGFUL DEATH, EACH OF WHICH IS HEREBY EXCLUDED BY AGREEMENT OF THE PARTIES REGARDLESS OF WHETHER OR NOT WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
If any part of these warranty disclaimers or limitations of liability is found to be invalid or unenforceable for any reason or if we are otherwise found to be liable to you in any manner, then our aggregate liability for all claims under such circumstances for liabilities, shall not exceed the lesser of (i) the amount paid by you for your use of TAP during the prior twelve (12) months or (ii) ten dollars ($10).
Any claims asserted by you in connection with TAP must be asserted in writing to us within one (1) year of the date such claim first arose, or such claim is forever waived by you. Each claim shall be adjudicated individually, and you agree not to combine your claim with the claim of any third party.
Digital Millennium Copyright Act ("DMCA") Notice
Materials may be made available via TAP by third parties not within our control (such as content uploaded by another user). We are under no obligation to, and do not, scan content used in connection with TAP for the inclusion of illegal or impermissible content. However, we respect the copyright interests of others. It is our policy not to permit materials known by us to infringe another party's copyright to remain on TAP.
If you believe any materials on TAP infringe a copyright, you should comply with the DMCA, including providing us with written notice that, at a minimum, contains:
(i) A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;
(ii) Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site;
(iii) 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;
(iv) Information reasonably sufficient to permit us to contact the complaining party, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail address at which the complaining party may be contacted;
(v) A statement that the complaining party has a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
(vi) A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
All DMCA notices should be sent to our designated agent as follows:
The Amanda Project, LLC
115 South Street, 4F
New York, NY 10038
It is our policy to terminate relationships regarding content with third parties who repeatedly infringe the copyrights of others.
Should you have any questions you may contact us at:
The Amanda Project
115 South Street, 4F
New York, NY 10038