(Adopted December 1, 2014)
Snap Builder Web Productions here forth referred to as: ('Snap Builder,' or 'Snap Builder Service,' or 'Snap Builder Directory,' or 'snapbuilder.com' or 'we' or 'us').
In order to permit Snap Builder to protect the quality of its products and services, you hereby consent to Snap Builder employees being able to access your account and records on a case by case basis to investigate complaints or other allegations or abuse.
You acknowledge that the Snap Builder Service may contain information, software (including scripts posted by others), photos, video, text, graphics, music, sounds or other material (collectively, "Content") that are protected by copyrights, patents, trademarks, trade secrets or other proprietary rights, and that these rights are valid and protected in all forms, media and technologies existing now or here after developed. All Content is copyrighted as a collective work under the U.S. copyright laws, and Snap Builder owns a copyright in the selection, coordination, arrangement and enhancement of such Content.
Affiliate Disclosure Statement
The Snap Builder Team carefully selects and/or approves content and services that we believe are consistent with our mission purpose. Whether our content is added, or written by us, or by a guest author, or public member, we will only approve and affiliate with quality resource providers.
In the interest of full disclosure, Snap Builder has affiliate advertising relationships with numerous agencies and organizations world wide.
Snap Builder receives a commission from affiliate partners when readers click, buy, print or shop their offers and/or ads.
The affiliation of our service and other partner services will never result in any price increase. In fact, many cases are our affiliate partner offering a special offer, or an offer you don't see elsewhere.
Snap Builder also contains paid advertising through our in-house network advertising system and the Google Ad network.
Snap Builder is compensated for each advertising ad impression and/or Google Ad clicks that appear on the SnapBuilder.com web site.
Commitment to Mission:
You have our absolute word that we will never, and we mean never, advertise or promote anything that is inconsistent with the mission purpose of Snap Builder and it's users, even if we have the opportunity to make money doing so.
Scenario: We are asked to promote various products and services that we quickly decline.
Reason: Because they do not serve you, the other users, our affiliates and partners or the Snap Builder mission purpose.
If you find SnapBuilder.com valuable, please interact with the web site by making purchases through our services and offers that are of interest to you. This is how we are compensated for pro-actively maintaining our network services expenses and providing you with quality listings.
Community Standards and Conduct in Snap Builder Forums
You acknowledge that all Content, whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, is the sole responsibility of the person from which such Content originated. This means that you are entirely responsible for all Content that you post, email or otherwise transmit via the Snap Builder Service. Snap Builder does not control all of the Content posted via the Snap Builder Service and, as such, does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such Content. You understand that by using the Snap Builder Service, you may be exposed to Content that is offensive, indecent or objectionable. Under no circumstances will Snap Builder be liable in any way for any Content, including, but not limited to, for any errors or omissions in any Content, or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Content posted, emailed or otherwise transmitted via the Snap Builder Service.
You agree to not use the Snap Builder Service (including the Snap Builder Forums described below) to:
- upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any Content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortuous, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable;
- harm minors in any way;
- impersonate any person or entity, including, but not limited to, a Snap Builder official, forum leader, guide or host, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;
- forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any Content transmitted through the Service;
- upload, post, or otherwise transmit any Content that you do not have a right to transmit under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as inside information, proprietary and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under nondisclosure agreements);
- upload, post, or otherwise transmit any Content that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights of any party;
- upload, post, or otherwise transmit any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, "junk mail," "spam," "chain letters," "pyramid schemes," or any other form of solicitation, except in those areas that are designated for such purpose;
- upload, post, or otherwise transmit any material 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;
- disrupt the normal flow of dialogue, cause a screen to "scroll" faster than other users of the Snap Builder Service or Snap Builder Forum are able to type, or otherwise act in a manner that negatively affects other users ability to engage in meaningful exchanges;
- interfere with or disrupt the Snap Builder Service or servers or networks connected to the Snap Builder Service, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the Snap Builder Service;
- intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable local, state, national or international law;
- "stalk" or otherwise harass another member or user of the Snap Builder Service; or
- collect or store personal data about other users or members.
A "Forum" refers to any chat area, bulletin board, "instant messaging" or virtual community offered as part of the Snap Builder Service.
All Snap Builder Forum communications are public and not private communications. You shall remain solely responsible for the content of your messages. Although Snap Builder reserves the right to remove without notice any Forum posting for any reason, we have no obligation to delete content that you may find objectionable or offensive. By uploading materials to any Forum or submitting any materials to us, you automatically grant (or warrant that the owner of such materials has expressly granted) us a perpetual, royalty-free, irrevocable, non- exclusive right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from and distribute such materials or incorporate such materials into any form, medium, or technology now known or later developed throughout the universe. In addition, you warrant that all so-called "moral rights" in those materials have been waived.
Your privilege to use the Snap Builder Forums and contribute to discussions on the Snap Builder Forums depends on your compliance with the member conduct guidelines set forth above. Snap Builder may revoke your registration privileges and/or take any other appropriate measures to enforce these guidelines if violations are brought to our attention. Further, Snap Builder, in its sole discretion, may terminate your membership or participation in any community, chat room or other Forum for any reason.
Snap Builder reserves the right to monitor some, all, or no areas of Snap Builder Forums for adherence to these or other rules that may be published from time to time. You acknowledge that by providing you with the ability to distribute your content, Snap Builder is acting as a passive conduit for such distribution and Snap Builder is not undertaking any obligation or liability relating to any content or activities on the Web Site or in any Forum or Forum area.
By posting or submitting content to this site, you grant Snap Builder and its affiliates and licensees the right to use, reproduce, display, perform, adapt, modify, distribute, have distributed, and promote the content in any form, anywhere and for any purpose; and warrant and represent that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to the content and that public posting and use of your content by Snap Builder will not infringe or violate the rights of any third party.
If you send us scripts, creative suggestions, ideas, notes, drawings, or other information (collectively, the "Submissions"), the Submissions shall be deemed, and shall remain, the property of Snap Builder. None of the Submissions shall be subject to any obligation of confidence on the part of Snap Builder, and Snap Builder shall not be liable for any use or disclosure of any Submissions. Without limitation of the foregoing, Snap Builder shall exclusively own all now known or hereafter existing rights to the Submissions of every kind and nature throughout the universe and shall be entitled to unrestricted use of the Submissions for any purpose whatsoever, commercial or otherwise, without compensation to the provider of the Submissions.
The Snap Builder Service may provide, or third parties may provide, links to other World Wide Web sites or resources. Because Snap Builder has no control over such sites and resources, you acknowledge and agree that Snap Builder is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any Content, advertising, products, or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. You further acknowledge and agree that Snap Builder shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such Content, goods or services available on or through any such site or resource.
Any member who adds a website URL and/or product link URL to our website 'free listing options' agrees that Snap Builder may exchange the original posted URL with an affiliate link to said website and/or product(s) URL(s), if there is an active affiliate program offered for said website and/or product(s).
Snap Builder uses diligent efforts to maintain the Snap Builder Service, but Snap Builder is not responsible for any defects or failures associated with the Snap Builder Service or any damages (such as lost profits or other consequential damages) that may result from any such defects or failures. In addition, Snap Builder makes no guarantees as to the sites and information located worldwide throughout the Internet to which you may access as a result of the use of the Snap Builder Service, including as to the accuracy, content, or quality of any such sites and information.
PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING IMPORTANT DISCLAIMERS OF WARRANTIES:
THE SNAP BUILDER WEB PRODUCTIONS SERVICE IS PROVIDED "AS IS" AND YOU USE IT AT YOUR SOLE RISK. SNAP BUILDER WEB PRODUCTIONS EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
WITHOUT LIMITATION, SNAP BUILDER MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT THE SNAP BUILDER SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, THAT IT WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE, THAT THE RESULTS OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE SNAP BUILDER WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE, OR THAT THE QUALITY OF ANY PRODUCTS, SERVICES, INFORMATION, OR OTHER MATERIAL OBTAINED THROUGH THE SNAP BUILDER SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS.
ANY MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE SNAP BUILDER SERVICE IS DONE AT YOUR SOLE RISK AND YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY SUCH MATERIAL.
Limitation of Liability
YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT SNAP BUILDER WEB PRODUCTIONS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF SNAP BUILDER HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), RESULTING FROM: (i) THE USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE SNAP BUILDER; (ii) THE COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS AND SERVICES RESULTING FROM ANY GOODS, DATA, INFORMATION OR SERVICES PURCHASED OR OBTAINED OR MESSAGES RECEIVED OR TRANSACTIONS ENTERED INTO THROUGH OR FROM THE SNAP BUILDER SERVICE; (iii) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA; (iv) STATEMENTS OR CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY ON THE SNAP BUILDER SERVICE; OR (v) ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO THE SNAP BUILDER SERVICE. IN NO EVENT SHALL SNAP BUILDER WEB PRODUCTIONS TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES, AND CAUSES OF ACTION (WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE), OR OTHERWISE EXCEED THE AMOUNT PAID BY YOU, IF ANY, FOR ACCESSING THIS SITE.
SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES OR THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. ACCORDINGLY, SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
Termination and Modification
Governing Law and Other Miscellaneous Terms
The validity and effect of these Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of the State of Maine, without regard to its conflicts of laws principles. The parties expressly disclaim application of the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods. ANY SUIT, ACTION OR PROCEEDING CONCERNING THE SNAP BUILDER SERVICE, ITS USE, THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, OR CONCERNING ANY OTHER POLICY OR PROCEDURE OF SNAP BUILDER WEB PRODUCTIONS, MUST BE BROUGHT IN A COURT OF COMPETENT JURISDICTION IN CUMBERLAND COUNTY, MAINE (OR THE APPROPRIATE FEDERAL COURT FOR SUCH AREA), AND YOU HEREBY IRREVOCABLY CONSENT TO THE JURISDICTION OF SUCH COURT (AND OF THE APPROPRIATE APPELLATE COURTS THEREFROM) IN ANY SUCH SUIT, ACTION OR PROCEEDING; AND YOU IRREVOCABLY WAIVE, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, ANY OBJECTION WHICH YOU MAY NOW OR HEREAFTER HAVE TO THE LAYING OF THE VENUE OF ANY SUCH SUIT, ACTION OR PROCEEDING IN ANY SUCH COURT OR THAT ANY SUCH SUIT, ACTION OR PROCEEDING WHICH IS BROUGHT IN ANY SUCH COURT HAS BEEN BROUGHT IN AN INCONVENIENT FORUM.
COPYRIGHT AND COPYRIGHT NOTICES
Snap Builder respects the intellectual property of others, and we ask our users to do the same. Snap Builder may, in appropriate circumstances and at its discretion, terminate the accounts of users who infringe the intellectual property rights of others. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide Snap Builder Web Productions Copyright Agent the following information:
- an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest;
- a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed;
- a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the site;
- your address, telephone number, and email address;
- a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
- a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your Notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf.
- Please contact Snap Builder Copyright Agent for Notice of claims of copyright infringement at:
Copyright Agent : Merrily B. Castro
Snap Builder Web Productions
8 Gilman Avenue.
Brunswick, ME. 04011
Phone: (207) 406-2946