These Terms of Service (the ‘Agreement’) set forth the terms and conditions that apply to your use of the Web site located at / and the services and materials offered there on (the ‘Service’) which are offered to you by the National Broadcasting Company, Inc. (‘NBC’).BY USING THIS SITE, YOU AGREE TO THE TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT JUST AS IF YOU HAD SIGNED IT. If you do not agree to be bound by this Agreement, please discontinue your use of the Service.
1.Restrictions on Use
The Service is a computer online service. It is accessible to you through a personal computer, or other access device at www.nbc.com (the ‘NBC Site’) using a communications connection (e.g., modem and telephone line). As part of the Service, you will be provided with services that may include information, editorial content, chat rooms, links to other Web sites and other computer services that NBC may decide to offer, subject to the terms hereof. NBC may, in its sole discretion, discontinue or alter any aspect of the Service, including, but not limited to, restricting the time of availability, and/or scope of the Service for certain platforms (i.e. computer types and operating systems), restricting the amount of use permitted, and restricting or terminating any User’s right to use all or part of the Service, at any time in NBC’s sole discretion and without prior notice or liability. You are responsible for all charges (e.g. telephone) associated with connecting to the Service through an available access number. You are also responsible for obtaining or providing all telephone access lines, telephone and computer equipment (including modem), or other access device, necessary to access the Service. You certify that you are an individual (i.e., not a corporation). The Service is owned and operated by NBC and its affiliated companies and contains material that is derived in whole or in part from material supplied and owned by NBC and other sources. Such material is protected by copyright, trademark, and other applicable laws. You may not modify, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit, publicly display, prepare derivative works based on, or distribute in any way any material from the Service, including but not limited to code and software (‘Material’). You may, however, download Material from the Service for your personal, non-commercial use only, provided you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices and use the Material in accordance with all restrictions applicable to your use if the Service in general. In the event that you download Material from the Service, such Material is licensed to you by NBC and NBC does not transfer title to any such Material to you.
Membership Rules and Guidelines:
Should NBC provide to you a password that allows you to access certain parts of the Service, you will be solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the password and your account information, and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your password or account. You agree that you will immediately notify NBC of any unauthorized use of your password or account, or any other breach of security, and that you will log off of the Service at the end of each session to prevent fraud on your account by third parties.
NBC may choose to send you e-mail newsletters on a variety of topics – for example, informing you of membership benefits and features, letting you know of problems with the site or with services offered by NBC, or presenting you with the opportunity to buy selected products and services. You may elect during registration not to receive these e-mail newsletters, and you may start or stop receiving such e-mail newsletters at any time by sending an e-mail to an address that shall be designated for that purpose. With your permission, NBC may send you e-mails on behalf of pre-screened third parties containing promotional offers or opportunities that we believe may be of interest to you. You may elect during registration to receive these e-mails, and you may start or stop receiving such e-mails at any time by sending an e-mail to an account that shall be designated for that purpose.
d. Rules for Use of the Service
By uploading files, inputting data, or engaging in any other form of communication (a “Communication”) through the Service you are granting NBC a royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, unrestricted, worldwide license to (i) use, copy, sublicense, adapt, transmit, publicly perform, display, or create derivative works from any such Communication, and (ii) sublicense to third parties the unrestricted right to exercise any of the foregoing rights granted with respect to such Communication. No Communication shall be subject to any obligation of confidence on the part of NBC.
Content on the Service:
Communications posted through the Service are provided by users such as you who are unaffiliated with NBC, and the user providing each such Communication is solely responsible for the content thereof. This means that you, and not NBC, are entirely responsible for all Communications that you upload, post, email or otherwise transmit via the Service. In using the Service or receiving e-mail messages from members through the Service, you should not assume that such messages have been reviewed by NBC, that such communications contain correct information, or that the persons posting such Communications have accurately identified themselves and/or their affiliation with any third party. You understand that by using the Service, you may be exposed to Communications that are offensive, indecent, or objectionable. Under no circumstances will NBC be liable in any way for any Communication, including, but not limited to, liability for any errors or omissions in any Communication, or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Communication posted, e-mailed, or otherwise transmitted via the Service.
When using the Service, please be certain that anything you say does not compromise your personal safety. Do not provide your name, phone number, postal or e-mail address, your password, or any other personally identifying information to people you do not know. Do not continue any conversation online that makes you feel uncomfortable.