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BOUNCEWRITERS TERMS OF USE
 
1. ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS
 
BounceWriters provides a collection of online resources, including social networking services, 
Bounce writing services, ads, forums, and various email services, (referred to hereafter as "the
Service") subject to the following Terms of Use ("TOU"). By using the Service 
in any way, you are agreeing to comply with the TOU. In addition, when using 
particular BounceWriters services, you agree to abide by any applicable posted 
guidelines for all BounceWriters services, which may change from time to time. 
Should you object to any term or condition of the TOU, any guidelines, 
or any subsequent modifications thereto or become dissatisfied with BounceWriters 
in any way, your only recourse is to immediately discontinue use of BounceWriters.
 
 
2. MODIFICATIONS TO THIS AGREEMENT
 
We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to change, modify or otherwise 
alter these terms and conditions at any time. Such modifications shall become 
effective immediately upon the posting thereof. You must review this agreement 
on a regular basis to keep yourself apprised of any changes. You can find the 
most recent version of the TOU at:
 
 
 
3. CONDUCT
 
You agree not to post, email, or otherwise make available Content:
 
a) that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory,
libelous, invasive of another's privacy, or is harmful to minors in any way;
 
b) that is pornographic or depicts a human being engaged in actual sexual conduct
including but not limited to (i) sexual intercourse, including genital-genital, 
oral-genital, anal-genital, or oral-anal, whether between persons of the same or
opposite sex, or (ii) bestiality, or (iii) masturbation, or (iv) sadistic or 
masochistic abuse, or (v) lascivious exhibition of the genitals or pubic area 
of any person;
 
c) that harasses, degrades, intimidates or is hateful toward an individual or
group of individuals on the basis of religion, gender, sexual orientation,
 
g) that impersonates any person or entity, including, but not limited to, a
BounceWriters employee, or falsely states or otherwise misrepresents your
affiliation with a person or entity (this provision does not apply to Content 
that constitutes lawful non-deceptive parody of public figures.);
 
h) that includes personal or identifying information about another person
without that person's explicit consent;
 
i) that is false, deceptive, misleading, deceitful, misinformative, or
constitutes "bait and switch";
 
j) that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other
proprietary rights of any party, or Content that you do not have a right to
make available under any law or under contractual or fiduciary
relationships;
 
k) that constitutes or contains "affiliate marketing," "link referral code," 
"junk mail," "spam," "chain letters," "pyramid schemes," or unsolicited 
commercial advertisement;
 
l) that constitutes or contains any form of advertising or solicitation if:
posted in areas of the BounceWriters sites which are not designated for such 
purposes; or emailed to BounceWriters users who have not indicated in writing that 
it is ok to contact them about other services, products or commercial interests.
 
m) that includes links to commercial services or web sites, 
 
 
o) that 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;
 
p) that disrupts the normal flow of dialogue with an excessive amount of 
Content (flooding attack) to the Service, or that otherwise negatively
affects other users' ability to use the Service; or
 
q) that employs misleading email addresses, or forged headers or otherwise
manipulated identifiers in order to disguise the origin of Content
transmitted through the Service.
 
Additionally, you agree not to:
 
r) contact anyone who has asked not to be contacted;
 
s) "stalk" or otherwise harass anyone;
 
t) collect personal data about other users for commercial or unlawful
purposes;
 
u) use automated means, including spiders, robots, crawlers, data mining
tools, or the like to download data from the Service - unless expressly
permitted by BounceWriters;
 
v) post irrelevant Content, repeatedly post the
same or similar Content or otherwise impose an unreasonable or
disproportionately large load on our infrastructure;
 
 
x) attempt to gain unauthorized access to BounceWriters's computer systems or
engage in any activity that disrupts, diminishes the quality of, interferes
with the performance of, or impairs the functionality of, the Service or the
BounceWriters website; or
 
y) use any form of automated device or computer program that enables the 
submission of postings on BounceWriters without each posting being manually 
entered by the author thereof (an "automated posting device"), including
without limitation, the use of any such automated posting device to submit
postings in bulk, or for automatic submission of postings at regular intervals.

 

 

 
4. NO SPAM POLICY
 
You understand and agree that sending unsolicited email advertisements to
BounceWriters email addresses or through BounceWriters computer systems, which is
expressly prohibited by these TOU, will use or cause to be used servers
located in California. Any unauthorized use of BounceWriters computer systems
is a violation of the TOU and certain federal and state laws, including
without limitation the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (18 U.S.C.  1030 et
seq.), Section 502 of the California Penal Code and Section 17538.45 of the
California Business and Professions Code. Such violations may subject the
sender and his or her agents to civil and criminal penalties.

 

 

5. ACCESS TO THE SERVICE
 
BounceWriters grants you a limited, revocable, nonexclusive license to access 
the Service for your own personal use. This license does not include:
(a) access to the Service by Posting Agents; or (b) any collection, 
aggregation, copying, duplication, display or derivative use of the Service 
nor any use of data mining, robots, spiders, or similar data gathering and 
extraction tools for any purpose unless expressly permitted by BounceWriters. 
A limited exception to (b) is provided to general purpose internet search 
engines and non-commercial public archives that use such tools to gather 
information for the sole purpose of displaying hyperlinks to the Service, 
provided they each do so from a stable IP address or range of IP addresses 
using an easily identifiable agent and comply with our robots.txt file.

 

6. TERMINATION OF SERVICE
 
You agree that BounceWriters, in its sole discretion, has the right (but not
the obligation) to delete or deactivate your account, block your email or IP
address, or otherwise terminate your access to or use of the Service (or any
part thereof), immediately and without notice, and remove and discard any
Content within the Service, for any reason, including, without limitation,
if BounceWriters believes that you have acted inconsistently with the letter or
spirit of the TOU. Further, you agree that BounceWriters shall not be liable
to you or any third-party for any termination of your access to the Service.
Further, you agree not to attempt to use the Service after said termination.
Sections 2, 4, 6 and 12-18 shall survive termination of the TOU.
 
For info please contact Contact@BounceWriters.com

 




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