I. SITE ACCESS
III. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY OWNERSHIP
IV. LICENSE OF YOUR CONTENT TO OIA
V. LINKING TO OUR SITE
VI. USER POSTINGS
In the members-only portion of our Site, we offer a unique opportunity for you to post and share certain Postings, including press releases and other industry news, via our systems, networks, and servers and to publish, display, distribute, reproduce and/or perform such Postings, or any derivative work thereof, via the Website. If you have not subscribed to the members-only portion of the Site, this section of these terms do not apply to your use of the Site. OIA members may download documents posted by other members or post documents that they create. By posting a document on the Site, you: (a) acknowledge the document is available to all OIA members and other visitors to the Site; (b) acknowledge that, after posting a document, you have no control over who downloads the document or how others will use the document; and (c) expressly agree to such third party use of your document. Please note that the creator of the document retains complete ownership of the intellectual property rights (including copyright) in the document. By downloading a document from the Site, you agree not to infringe or misappropriate the intellectual property rights of the document owner. You may only use the document for non-commercial uses, and can not distribute the document without the consent of the owner. At no time are you permitted to remove any copyright or proprietary notices on the pages of a document. OIA assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of the documents or for any violation of the intellectual property rights of the owner of the documents. OIA expressly disclaims any and all liability related to the uploading and downloading of documents on the Site. You may not:
- submit Postings that are copyrighted, protected by trade secret or otherwise subject to third party proprietary rights, including privacy and publicity rights, unless you are the owner of such rights or have permission from their rightful owner to post the material and to grant to us all of the license rights granted herein;
- publish falsehoods or misrepresentations that could damage us or any third party;
- post, publish, upload or distribute any Postings that are defamatory, obscene, abusive, threatening, or that would otherwise violate any law on any interactive forum or that would constitute, encourage or provide instructions for a criminal offense, violate the rights of any party, or that would otherwise create liability or violate any local, state, national or international law, including, without limitation, material that depicts child-pornography, acts of violence, drug use or would violate the regulations of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission or any rules of a securities exchange such as the New York Stock Exchange, the American Stock Exchange or the NASDAQ;
- post material that solicits funds, or that advertises or solicits goods or services;
- post material known to be false;
- post or transmit any information, software or other material that contains a virus or other harmful component;
- post any promotions, political campaigning, or solicitations; post any private information of any third party, including, without limitation, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, Social Security numbers and credit card numbers;
- post any material that, in our sole judgment, is objectionable or which restricts or inhibits any other person from using or enjoying the Site, or which may expose us or our users to any harm or liability of any type, or
- impersonate another person.
VII. RESPONSIBILITY FOR REVIEW
We in no way endorse or support the opinions of others, or accept liability for those opinions. We are not responsible for material appearing on the Industry News page on the Site, except for material signed by an identified representative of OIA. If you direct us to store a User Submission and/or a Posting on our networks, systems or servers and/or otherwise make a Posting available via the Site, you shall, and hereby do, agree and acknowledge that: (a) except as set forth herein, we do not edit, review, select, censor or otherwise control the publication of any Posting, including, without limitation, for libel, obscenity, invasion of privacy, copyright or trademark infringement, accuracy, or for any other reason (b) all Postings are published by you and reside on our systems, networks, or servers at your sole direction, (c) you shall be solely responsible for any Postings uploaded, stored, published, or otherwise copied, distributed or displayed by us at your direction, and (d) we do not guarantee any confidentiality with respect to any Postings that you choose to upload and store on our networks, systems or servers and publish or otherwise copy, distribute, perform or otherwise display using the Site. Further, although we retain the right, at any time and for any reason or no reason at all, to edit, modify or remove Postings that we, in our sole discretion, consider infringing, offensive, abusive, defamatory, obscene, or otherwise unacceptable, you acknowledge that we are under no obligation to do so. Notwithstanding the foregoing, and in compliance with Section 512(c) of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”) and Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, we reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to refuse, remove or delete any Posting at any time and for any reason. Whether or not we modify or remove such Postings, you remain solely responsible for the content of your Postings.
You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your UserID and password, if any. You agree to notify us as soon as you discover any unauthorized use of your password.
X. DIGITAL MILLENNIUM COPYRIGHT ACT
We adhere to the following notice and take down policy, in full compliance with Section 512(c)(3) of the DMCA (17 U.S.C. § 512 et seq.). We may remove any materials posted on the Site upon receipt of notification alleging that such material infringes on the intellectual property rights of another (hereafter a “DMCA Takedown Notice“). To be valid, a DMCA Takedown Notice must (a) be provided to our designated agent, (“Copyright Agent“), and (b) must include the following:
- A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;
- Identification of the work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site;
- Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled and information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to locate the material;
- Information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to contact you, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail;
- A statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
- A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that you are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
Our Copyright Agent to receive DMCA Takedown Notices is:
Copyright Agent for Notice
Outdoor Industry Association
4909 Pearl East Circle
Boulder, CO 80301
For clarity, only DMCA notices should go to the Copyright Agent; any other feedback, comments, requests for technical support, and other communications should be directed to customer service through firstname.lastname@example.org. You acknowledge that in order for us to takedown any materials, your DMCA Takedown Notice must comply with all of the requirements set forth above. Upon receipt of a valid DMCA Takedown Notice, we may (i) remove the allegedly infringing materials, or disable access thereto, and (ii) take reasonable steps to contact the provider of such allegedly infringing materials. Upon receipt of a conforming response to your DMCA takedown Notice, We may replace the removed materials within 10 business days unless you provide a court order to restrain us from doing so.
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XII. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
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XIX. INJUNCTIVE RELIEF
XX. SEVERABILITY OF PROVISIONS
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Updated March 24, 2009