All information disclosed and posted on the MDA Websites becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to share any of your or others’ personal information on the MDA Websites.
The MDA Websites contain material, such as software, text, graphics, images, video, audio, and other material (collectively, “MDA Content”). Unless otherwise indicated, all MDA Content is copyrighted by and proprietary to MDA, and may not be reproduced, published, transmitted or distributed in any manner without the prior express, written consent of MDA, although you may download one (1) copy of MDA Content for your own personal, non-commercial use.
Opinions and recommendations contained in the MDA Websites are not necessarily those of, or endorsed by, MDA. Any hypertext link contained in any MDA Website is provided for convenience only. MDA (i) possesses no control whatsoever over such links or any linked websites, (ii) makes no express or implied warranties, representations or endorsements of any kind regarding any linked website, and (iii) assumes no liability of any kind for any information contained in any linked website.
You agree that (i) under no circumstances shall MDA be liable for any damages whatsoever in connection with, arising out of, or resulting from your use of the MDA Websites or any information contained in the MDA Websites or other websites to which they are linked, and (ii) you will defend, indemnify, save and hold harmless MDA from and against all suits, claims, demands, causes of action, judgments, damages, losses, liabilities and expenses arising out of or resulting from your use of the MDA Websites or other websites to which they are linked – including but not limited to claims for personal injury or because you have found something you have heard, viewed or downloaded to be obscene, offensive, defamatory, or infringing upon your intellectual property rights. In no event will MDA or any contributors of information to any MDA Website be liable to you or anyone else for any decision made or action taken by you in reliance on such information or for any actual, consequential, or special damages.
Responsibilities of Participants
Participants must be at least 18 years of age to access any MDA Website. Each Participant is solely responsible for any information, data, text, music, audio, video, photographs, messages or other materials that he or she posts, uploads, transmits or otherwise makes available to other Participants on any MDA Website (collectively, “Participant Content”). You also acknowledge, understand, and agree to the following terms and conditions:
You must be at least 18 years old to participate in any MDA Website.
To use some MDA Websites, you must register by creating an account and selecting a unique password. You agree to (i) provide accurate and complete information about yourself as prompted by the Registration page, and (ii) maintain your account for such MDA Website to keep it accurate.
You may change your password at any time. You may not use your password for any unauthorized purpose. You are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and for any Participant Content that is submitted and activities that occur under your password. MDA is not liable for any loss or damage that arises from your failure to keep your password confidential.
You must immediately notify MDA of any unauthorized use of your password or identity as documented on the Registration Page of the applicable MDA Website, or other breach of security. MDA is not responsible for such unauthorized use and makes no warranties as to the correction of such unauthorized use.
Participants agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell, redistribute, or exploit for any commercial purpose MDA Content or Participant Content from the MDA Websites without obtaining the express prior written consent of MDA. This restriction includes any attempt to incorporate the information contained in the MDA Websites into any email or other “white pages” directory or database. Such information includes the names, email addresses and other personal information provided by Participants of the MDA Websites.
Participants agree not to use the MDA Websites or the information provided on the MDA Websites for any commercial activity or purpose. By way of example and not of limitation, Participants shall not use the MDA Websites to:
Participants agree not to harass, threaten, intimidate, or make any other objectionable communication to, with, or about any person who uses the MDA Websites and further agree to cease such conduct at the request of either MDA, the person to whom the contact is targeted, or applicable government authorities.
Participants shall use the MDA Websites solely for lawful purposes.
Participants shall not contribute to the delinquency of a minor or solicit a minor in any way through use of the MDA Websites.
Participants shall not engage in any conduct that, as determined in MDA’s sole discretion, inhibits any other Participant from using or enjoying the MDA Websites.
Participants shall not post, provide, or otherwise make available Participant Content containing photographs, images, video, or other material that portrays other persons without permission from the owner of such material and the person(s) portrayed in such material.
Participants agree that any information provided by them will be truthful, accurate, not misleading, and not injurious to another person.
Participants shall not post, upload, transmit, provide, or otherwise make available on any MDA Website any Participant Content of any sort (including Participant information, such as names and usernames, postings and other publicly viewable information) that:
Your Acknowledgment of MDA’s Rights and Obligations
Third Party Application Service Providers
You acknowledge and agree that MDA has granted one or more Service Providers a worldwide, royalty free license to (i) reproduce, store, display, distribute and perform Participant Data (as defined below) on or through the MDA Websites in order to operate the MDA Websites, (ii) use and analyze the Participant Data on an aggregated basis in furtherance of a Service Provider’s internal business purposes and reporting, (iii) disclose the Participant Data and related metrics on an aggregated basis for marketing and business development services, provided that such aggregated Participant Data does not identify any Participant individually. “Participant Data” means personally identifiable registration data, transaction history data, and demographic data collected through the operation of any MDA Website.
Revised February 24, 2012