Terms and Conditions
Agreement between User and volairelarp.org
Welcome to volairelarp.org. The volairelarp.org website (the "Site") is comprosied of various web pages operated by The Georgia Association of Medieval Entertainment, LLC ("The GAME"). volairelarp.org is offered to you conditioned on your acceptance without modification of the terms, conditions, and notices contained herin (the "Terms"). Your use of volairelarp.org constitutes your agreement to all such terms. Please read them carefully, and keep a copy of them for your reference.
volairelarp.org is a News and Information Site.
The purpose of this website is to provide a centralized resource hub for players and staff of Volaire LARP to share information and get the most out of their LARPing experience.
Visiting volairelarp.org or sending emails to The GAME constitutes electronic communication. You consent to retrieve electronic communications and you agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically, via email and on the Site, satisfy any legal requirement that such communication be in writing.
If you use this site, you are responsible for maintianing the confidentiality of your account and password and for restricting access to your computer, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password. You may not assign or otherwise transfer your account to any other person or entity. You acknowledge that The GAME and its associates reserve the rights to refuse or cancel service, terminate accounts, or remove or edit content in our sole discretion.
Children Under Thirteen
The GAME does not knowingly collect, either online or offline, personal infroamtion from persons under the age of thirteen. If you are under 18, you may use volairelarp.org only with permission of a parent or guardian.
Links to Third Party Sites/Third Party Services
volairelarp.org may contain links to other websites ("Linked Sites"). The Linked Sites are not under the control of The GAME and The GAME is not responsible for the contents of any Linked Sites, including without limitation any link contained in a Linked Site, or any changes or updates to a Linked Site. The GAME is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by The GAME of the site or any association with its operators.
Certain services made available via volairelarp.org are delivered by third party sites and organizations. By using any product, service, or functionality originating from the volairelarp.org domain, you hereby acknowledge and consent that The GAME may share such information and data with any third party with whom The GAME has a contractual relationship to provide the requested product, service, or functionality on behalf of volairelarp.org users and customers.
No Unlawful or Prohibited Use/Intellectual Property
All content included as part of the Service, such as text, graphics, logos, images, as well as the compilation thereof, and any software used on the Site, is property of The GAME or its suppliers and protected by copyright and other laws that protect intellectual property and proprietary rights. You agree to observe and abide by all copyright and other proprietary notices, legends or other restrictions contained in any such content and will not make and changes thereto.
You will not modify, publish, transmit, reverse engineer, participate in the transfer or sale, create derivative works, or in any way exploit any of the content, in whole or in part, found on this Site. The GAME content is not for resale. Your use of the Site does not entitle you to make any unauthorized use of any protected content, and in particular you will not delete or alter any proprietary rights or attribution notices in any content. You will use protected content solely for your personal use, and will make no other use of the content without the express written permission of The GAME and the copyright owner. You agree that you do not acquire any ownership rights in any protected content. You do not grant you any licenses, express or implied, to the intellectual property of The GAME or our licensors except as expressly authorized by these Terms.
Use of Communication Services
The Site may contain bulletin board services, chat areas, news groups, forums, communities, personal web pages, calendars, and/or other message or communication facilities to enable you to communicate with the public at large or with a group (collectively, "Communication Services"). You agree to use the Communication Services only to post, send and recieve messages and materials that are proper and related to the particular Communication Service.
By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree that when using a Communication Service, yoiu will not: defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten, or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of provacy and publicity) of others; publish, post, upload, distrubute or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent, or unlawful topic, name, material, or information; upload files that containe software or other material protected by intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy or publicity)unless you control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consents; upload files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another's computer; advertise or offer to sell or buy goods or services for any business purpose, unless such Communication Service specifically allows such messages; conduct or forward surveys, contests, pyramid schemes, or chain letters; download any file posted by another user of a Communication Service that you know, or reasonaby should know, cannot be legally distributed in such manner; falsify or delete any author attributions, legal or other proper notices or proprietary designations or labels of the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded; restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Communication Services; violate any code of conduct or other guidelines which may be applicable for any particular Communication Service; harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including e-mail addresses, without their consent; violate any applicable laws or regulations.
The GAME has no obligations to monitor the Communication Services. However, The GAME reserves the right to review material posted to a Communication Service and to remove any materials in its sole discretion. The GAME reserves the right to terminate your access to any or all of the Communication Services at any time without notice for any reason whatsoever.
The GAME reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process, or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post, or to remove and information or materials, in whole or in part, in The GAME's sole discretion.
Always use caution when giving out any personally identidying information about yourself or your children in any Communication Service. The GAME does not control or endorse the content, messages, or information found in any Communication Service, and therefore, The GAME specifically disclaims any liability with regard to the Communication Service and any actions resulting from your participation in any Communication Service. Managers and hosts are not authorized The GAME spokespersons, and their views do not necessarily reflect those of The GAME.
Materials uploaded to a Communication Service may be subject to the posted limitations on usage, reproduction and/or dissemination. You are responsible for adhering to such limitations if you upload the materials.
Materials Provided to volairelarp.org or Posted on Any The GAME Web Page
The GAME does not claim ownership of the materials you provide to volairelarp.org (including feedback and suggestions) or post, upload, input, or submit to any The GAME Site or our associated services (collectively "Submissions"). However, by posting, uploading, inputting, providing, or submitting your Submission you are granting The GAME, our affiliated companies and necessary sublicensees permission to use your Submission in connection with the operation of their Internet businesses including, wihtout limitation, the rights to: copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate, and reformat your Submission; and to publish your name in connection with your Submission.
No compensation will be paid with respect to the use of your Submission, as provided herein. The GAME is under no obligation to post or use any Submission you may provide and may remove any Submission at any time in The GAME's sole discretion.
By posting, uploading, inputting, providing, or submitting your Submission you warrant and represent that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to your Submission as described in this section including, without limitation, all the rights necessary for you to provide, post, upload, input, or submit the Submissions.
The Service is controlled, operated, and administrered by The GAME from our offices within the USA. If you access the Service from a location outside of the USA, you are responsible for compliance with all local laws. You agree that you will not use the The GAME content accessed through volairelarp.org in any country on in any manner prohibited by any applicable laws, restrictions, or regulations.
You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless The GAME, its officers directors, employees, agents, and third parties, for any losses, costs, liabilities, and expenses (including reasonable attorney's fees) relating to or arising out of your use of or inability to use the Site or services, and user postings made by you, your violation of any terms of this Agreement or your violation of any rights of a third party, or your violation of any applicable laws, rules, or regulations. The GAME reserves the right, at its own cost, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will fully cooperate with The GAME in asserting any available defences.
In the event the parties are not able to resolve any dispute between them arising out of or concerning these Terms and Conditions, or any provisions hereof, whether in contract, tort, or otherwise at law or in equity for damages or any other relief, then such dispute shall be resolved only by final and binding arbitration pursuant to the Federal Arbitration Act, conducted by a single neutral arbitrator and administered by the American Arbitration Association, or a similar arbitration service selected by the parties, in a location mutually agreed upon by the parties. The arbitrator's award shall be final, and judgement may be entered upon it in any court having jurisdiction. In the event that any legal or equitable action, proceeding, or arbitration arises out of or concerns these Terms and Conditions, the prevailing party shall be entitled to recover its costs and reasonable attorney's fees. The parties aree to arbitrate all disputes and claims in regards to these Terms and Conditions or any disputes arising as a result of these Terms and Conditions, whether directly or indirectly, including Tort claims that are a result of these Terms and Conditions. The parties agree that the Federal Arbitration Act governs the interpretation and enforcement of this provision. The entire dispute, including the scope and enforceability of this arbitration provision shall be determined by the Arbitrator. This arbitration provision shall survive the termination of these Terms and Conditions.
Class Action Waiver
Any arbitration under these Terms and Conditions will take place on an individual basis; class arbitrations and class/representative/collective actions are not permitted. THE PARTIES AGREE THAT A PARTY MAY BRING CLAIMS AGAINST THE OTHER ONLY IN EACH'S INDIVIDUAL CAPACITY, AND NOT AS A PLAINTIFF OR CLASS MEMBER IN ANY PUTATIVE CLASS, COLLECTIVE, AND/OR REPRESENTATIVE PROCEEDING, SUCH AS IN FORM OF A PRIVATE ATTORNY GENERAL ACTION AGAINST THE OTHER.Further, unless both you and The GAME agree otherwise, the arbitrator may not consolidate more than on person's claims, and may not otherwise preside over any form of a representative or class proceeding.
THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES INCLUDED IN OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITE MAY INCLUDE INNACURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. CHANGES ARE PERIODICALLY ADDED TO THE INFORMATION HEREIN. THE GEORGIA ASSOCIATION OF MEDIEVAL ENTERTAINMENT, LLC AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAY MAKE IMPROVEMENTS AND/OR CHANGES IN THE SITE AT ANY TIME.
THE GEORGIA ASSOCIATION OF MEDIEVAL ENTERTAINMENT, LLC AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABLIITY, RELIABILITY,
Title 17 U.S.C., § 501. (1976 Copyright Act)
(a) Anyone who violates any of the exclusive rights of the copyright owner as provided by sections 106 through 118 or of the author as provided in section 106A(a), is an infringer of the copyright or right of the author, as the case may be.
(b) The legal or beneficial owner of an exclusive right under a copyright is entitled, subject to the requirements of section 411, to institute an action for any infringement of that particular right committed while he or she is the owner of it. The court may require such owner to serve written notice of the action with a copy of the complaint upon any person shown, by the records of the Copyright Office or otherwise, to have or claim an interest in the copyright, and shall require that such notice be served upon any person whose interest is likely to be affected by a decision in the case. The court may require the joinder, and shall permit the intervention, of any person having or claiming an interest in the copyright.
Title 18 U.S.C., § 2319.
(a) Whoever violates section 506(a) (relating to criminal offenses) of title 17 shall be punished as provided in subsection (b) of this section and such penalties shall be in addition to any other provisions of title 17 or any other law.
(b) Any person who commits an offense under subsection (a) of this section -
(1) shall be imprisoned not more than 5 years, or fined in the amount set forth in this title, or both, if the offense consists of the reproduction or distribution, during any 180-day period, of at least* 10 copies of phonorecords, or 1 or more copyrighted works, with a retail value of more than $2,500;
(2) shall be imprisoned not more than 10 years, or fined in the amount set forth in this title, or both, if the offense is a second or subsequent offense under paragraph (1); and
(3) shall be imprisoned not more than 1 year, or fined in the amount set forth in this title, or both, in any other case.
(c) As used in this section - (2) the terms ''reproduction'' and ''distribution'' refer to the exclusive rights of a copyright owner under clauses (1) and (3) respectively of section 106 (relating to exclusive rights in copyrighted works), as limited by sections 107 through 120, of Title 17.