The following requirements apply to your use of the Site: (a) you will not use any electronic communication feature of the Site for any purpose that is unlawful, tortious, abusive, intrusive on another’s privacy, harassing, libelous, defamatory, embarrassing, obscene, threatening, or hateful, all as determined by SIM in its sole and absolute discretion; (b) you will not upload, post, reproduce, or distribute any information, software, or other material protected by copyright or any other intellectual property right (as well as rights of publicity and privacy) without first obtaining the permission of the owner of such rights; (c) you will not collect or store personal data about other users; (d) you will not use the Site for any commercial purpose not expressly approved by SIM in writing; (e) you will not upload, post, email, or otherwise transmit any advertising or promotional materials or any other form of solicitation or unauthorized communication via the Site; and (f) you will not upload, post, email, or otherwise transmit any material that contains viruses or any other computer code, files, or programs which might interrupt, limit, or interfere with the functionality of the Site or any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment.
From time to time on certain areas of our Site you may be able to submit requests, questions, public posts/responses, and certain other materials (“User Content”). By using these features, you agree that you will not submit or post any User Content that is unlawful, harmful, tortious, defamatory, libelous, obscene, invasive of the privacy of another person, threatening, harassing, abusive, hateful, racist, infringing, pornographic, violent or otherwise objectionable or inappropriate as determined by SIM; that you will not submit or post any User Content that contains personal information about any individual, violates the privacy/publicity of any other individual or entity, or includes anything that you are under a contractual obligation to keep private or confidential; that you will not impersonate any person or organization, including without limitation, the personnel of SIM, or misrepresent an affiliation with another person or organization; and that you will not submit or post any User Content that contains viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may adversely affect the operation of the Site, or feature of the Site.
You further understand and agree that you have no ownership rights to any account you may have with us or other access to the Site, your User Content, or other features therein. SIM may cancel your account and delete all User Content associated with your account at any time, and without notice, if SIM deems that you have violated these Terms, the law, or for any other reason. SIM assumes no liability for any information removed from our Site, and reserves the right to permanently restrict access to the Site or a user account. For greater certainty, and without limiting the effect of the foregoing, SIM reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to modify, edit or remove any User Content, or to request a user to modify or edit his or her User Content, if a complaint or notice of allegedly infringing materials is received with respect to the User Content, or for any other reason.
By displaying, publishing, submitting or otherwise posting any User Content on or through the Site, you hereby irrevocably grant to SIM a non-exclusive, fully sub-licensable, non-revocable, perpetual, worldwide, fully-paid, royalty free license to use, modify, publicly perform, publicly display, broadcast, publish, reproduce, and distribute such User Content in any and all media now known or hereinafter developed without the requirement to make payment to you or to any third party or the need to seek your or any third party permission. Further, you waive all moral rights in and to all User Content that you post, upload or otherwise submit to or through, the Site in favor of SIM. This license and waiver of rights includes the right to host, index, cache, distribute, and tag any User Content, as well as the right to sublicense User Content to third parties, including other users, for use on other media or platforms known or hereinafter developed, such as for use on mobile phones, or in video, music, software or other computer programs.
You continue to retain all ownership rights you hold in your User Content, and you retain any right to use your User Content in any way you choose, subject to these Terms and the license described herein. You represent and warrant that you own all of the User Content submitted, displayed, published or posted by you on the Site and otherwise have the right to grant the license set forth herein, and the displaying, publishing or posting of any content you submit, and our use thereof does not and will not violate the privacy rights, publicity rights, copyrights, trademark rights, patents, contract rights or any other intellectual property rights or other rights of any person or entity.
You agree to indemnify and hold SIM, its parents, subsidiaries, officers, employees, and website contractors and each of their officers, employees and agents harmless from any claims, damages and expenses, including reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs, related to your violation of these Terms, including the above Posting Policy, or any violations thereof by your dependents or which arises from the use of any content including User Content that you submitted, posted, or otherwise provided to SIM or this Site.