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BUDDHIST TELEVISION NETWORK WORLD TERMS OF SERVICE
Btnworld.org is owned and operated by Buddhist Television Network WORLD (herein therefore referred to as "BTN WORLD") for your general information and use only.
Please feel free to browse the Site; however, your access and use of the Site is subject to the following Terms of Service (herein therefore referred to as "Terms of Service") and all applicable laws. By accessing and browsing the Site, you accept, without limitation or qualification, the Terms of Service.
RESTRICTIONS ON THE USE OF MATERIALS:
The Site contains material which is derived in whole or in part from material supplied by BTN WORLD and other sources, and is protected by international copyright and trademark laws. No material (including but not limited to the text, images, audio and/or video) and no software (including but not limited to any images or files incorporated in or generated by the software or data accompanying such software) (individually and collectively the "Materials") may be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any way or decompiled, reverse engineered or disassembled, except that you may download one copy of the Materials on any single computer for your personal, non-commercial home use only, provided you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices. Modification of the Materials or use of the Materials for any other purpose is a violation of BTN WORLD's or such other sources' copyright, trademark and other proprietary rights. The use of any such Materials on any other Web site or networked computer environment is prohibited without BTN WORLD's express written consent.
RESTRICTIONS ON THE USE OF MATERIALS:
BTN WORLD has a long-standing company policy that does not allow BTN WORLD to accept or consider creative ideas, suggestions or materials other than those BTN WORLD has specifically requested. It is the intent of this policy to avoid the possibility of future misunderstandings when projects developed by BTN WORLD's staff might seem to others to be similar to their own creative ideas, suggestions or materials.
If you do send us any creative materials, including creative suggestions, ideas, notes, drawings, concepts or other information or if you transmit to the Site by electronic mail or otherwise, communications including any data, questions, comments, suggestions, or the like (collectively, the "Information"), the Information shall be deemed, and shall remain, the property of BTN WORLD. None of the Information shall be subject to any obligation of confidence on the part of BTN WORLD and BTN WORLD shall not be liable for any use or disclosure of any Information. BTN WORLD shall exclusively own any now known or hereafter existing rights to the Information of every kind and nature throughout the universe and shall be entitled to unrestricted use of the Information for any purpose whatsoever, commercial or otherwise, without compensation to the provider of the Information.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY/ DISCLAIMER:
Your use and browsing of the Site is at your risk. If you are dissatisfied with any of the Materials contained in the Site, or with any of these Terms of Service, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue accessing and using the Site. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, NEITHER BTN WORLD NOR ANY OTHER PARTY INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING, OR DELIVERING THE SITE IS LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, INDIRECT, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF YOUR ACCESS TO, OR USE OF, THE SITE. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, EVERYTHING ON THE SITE IS PROVIDED TO YOU "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.
You specifically acknowledge and agree that BTN WORLD is not liable for any defamatory, offensive or illegal conduct of any user.
BTN WORLD also assumes no responsibility, and shall not be liable for any damages to, or viruses that may infect, your computer equipment or other property on account of your access to, use of, or browsing in the Site (including any Bulletin Board) or your downloading of any Materials from the Site.
BTN WORLD does not warrant or make any representations of any kind or nature with respect to the Materials. Therefore, you are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable.
THIRD PARTY SITES:
BTN WORLD may provide links and pointers to internet sites maintained by others ("third party sites"). BTN WORLD has not reviewed all of the third party sites linked to the Site and is not responsible for the contents of or any products or services offered in such third-party sites.
This Terms of Service is effective until terminated by either party.
You may terminate this Terms of Service at any time by destroying all Materials obtained from the Site and all related documentation and all copies and installations thereof, whether made under this Terms of Service or otherwise.
This Terms of Service will terminate immediately without notice from BTN WORLD in BTN WORLD's sole discretion for any reason whatsoever. BTN WORLD reserves the right to modify or discontinue this site, or any portion thereof without notice to you or any third party.
Upon termination, you must destroy all Materials obtained from this Site and all copies thereof, whether made under this Terms of Service or otherwise.
In the event of termination, you are no longer authorized to access the Bulletin Boards and the restrictions imposed on you with respect to Materials downloaded from the Bulletin Boards and the disclaimers and limitations of liabilities set forth in this Terms of Service shall survive.
This Terms of Service shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law. If any provision of this Terms of Service shall be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable then that provision shall be deemed severable from this Terms of Service and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. Btnworld.org is controlled and operated by BTN WORLD from its offices within the State of California, United States of America.
Software from this Site is further subject to United States export controls and may not be downloaded by any person or entity prohibited by any U.S. law, rule, regulation or order or otherwise exported or re-exported into any country to which the U.S. has embargoed goods.
BTN WORLD may at any time revise these Terms of Service by updating this posting. You are bound by any such revisions and should therefore periodically visit this page to review the then current Terms of Service to which you are bound.
As between you and BTN WORLD, BTN WORLD exclusively owns all rights, titles and interests in and to any of the Materials (and any and all elements thereof) and any and all copies thereof throughout the universe in any and all media now known or hereafter developed. You will not do anything that might impair BTN WORLD's rights, titles or interests in and to such Materials (and any and all elements thereof nor will you assert any right, title or interest in or to such Materials (including any copy or element thereof).
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