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Terms of Service and
Black America Cooks Terms of Service and Agreement
August 15, 2009
Welcome to BlackAmericaCooks.com. Thank you for visiting our site. The following describes the terms on which Black America Cooks and Soul2Keep offer you access to our website.
You may not harass any user or post any obscene, pornographic content.
By submitting any content to BlackAmericaCooks.com or Soul2Keep, you simultaneously and automatically grant or warrant that the owner has expressly granted us a worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive, fully sublicensable and transferable right and license to use, record, sell, lease, reproduce, distribute, create derivative works based upon, publicly display, publicly perform, transmit, publish and otherwise exploit the submitted content as we, in our sole discretion, deem appropriate. We may exercise this grant in any format, media or technology now known or later developed for the full term of any copyright that may exist in the submitted content. You additionally grant other users permission to access your submitted content for personal, non-commercial use as permitted by the functionality of the website and these Terms of Service.
In accessing BlackAmericaCooks.com you agree to indemnify and hold us and our officers, directors, shareholders, agents, employees, consultants, affiliates, subsidiaries and third-party partners harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your breach of your representations and warranties or this Agreement or the documents it incorporates by reference, your use of BlackAmericaCooks.com, your personal information, your violation of any law, statute, ordinance or regulation or the rights of a third party, or your participation as a visitor to this site.
You agree to immediately notify BlackAmericaCooks.com or Soul2Keep of any unauthorized or improper use of BlackAmericaCooks.com or any other known or suspected breach of security. You agree to fully cooperate with BlackAmericaCooks.com or Soul2Keep to investigate any suspected or unusual activity that is in breach of these Terms of Service.
We reserve the right at any time to remove, modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, any content or portion of BlackAmericaCooks.com for any reason with or without notice. We shall not be liable to you or any third party for any modification, suspension or termination of the site. We have no responsibility or liability to you or any third party for the storage or deletion of, or the failure to store or delete, any of the content you provide.
BlackAmericaCooks.com and Soul2Keep does not necessarily verify, encourage, agree, endorse or support any submitted content. This includes but is not limited to comments, opinions, statements or links posted on any forum related to BlackAmericaCooks.com.
BlackAmericaCooks.com and Soul2Keep will not be required to treat any submissions to BlackAmericaCooks.com as confidential and will not be required to provide any compensation or consideration or be liable for any copying, reproduction, modification, adaptation, translation, collection, compilation, recompilation, derivative works or materials, or any publication, distribution, display, disclosure, sale, licensing or other use or commercial exploitation, of any ideas or other content submissions, or any tangible or intangible subject matter similar to, or using, incorporating, derived from or based on, any submission, in whole or in part. We are free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques contained in any submitted content without any remuneration or obligation to you.
We reserve the right to suspend, terminate or refuse your use of this site at any time for any reason. We additionally reserve the right to establish and periodically change general practices and limits concerning the use of our site.
We reserve the right to send you certain communications; such as service announcements and newsletters, or anything we deem to be beneficial or helpful to your use of BlackAmericaCooks.com.
We may periodically provide links to other websites or resources, but this shall not imply any relationship or connection to the other site, its operator and any of its affiliates. Because we have no control over such websites or resources, we are not responsible for the availability of such websites or resources, and are not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products or other materials available from such websites or resources. BlackAmericaCooks.com and Soul2Keep shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such websites and resources, or as the result of the presence of such websites and resources, including marketing partners, on our website or located through its use.
Our site is provided to you "as is" and on an “as available” basis. You may not rely on any information and opinions expressed on BlackAmericaCooks.com for any purpose. It is your responsibility at all times to evaluate the accuracy, timeliness, completeness or usefulness of any content on BlackAmericaCooks.com. Under no circumstances will we be liable for any loss or damage caused by your reliance on any website content. We specifically disclaim all warranties and conditions of any kind, whether express, implied or statutory, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. We disclaim any warranties regarding the security, reliability, timeliness, and performance of our website. We disclaim any warranties for any information or advice obtained through our website. We disclaim any warranties for services or goods received through or advertised or our website or received through any links provided by our website, as well as for any information or advice received through any links provided through our website. In addition, no advice or information (written or oral) obtained by you from us shall create any warranty.
We do not endorse or warrant any health-related statements found on BlackAmericaCooks.com or any third party websites accessed through BlackAmericaCooks.com. In no event shall BlackAmericaCooks.com or Soul2Keep be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or exemplary damages, including but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data or other intangible losses (even if BlackAmericaCooks.com or Soul2Keep has been advised of the possibility of such damages), arising out of or in connection with BlackAmericaCooks.com or this Agreement or the inability to use our site (however arising, including negligence), arising out of or in connection with third party transactions or arising out of or in connection with your use of the site. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of certain warranties or of incidental or consequential damages. Accordingly, some of the limitations may not apply to you.
Intellectual Property and Proprietary Rights
BlackAmericaCooks.com and Soul2Keep respects the intellectual property of others, and we ask our users to do the same. We may, in appropriate circumstances and in our discretion, remove, or disable access to, material that infringes on the rights of others, and terminate access to our website. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, or your intellectual property rights have been otherwise violated, please contact us at dpierce@BlackAmericaCooks.com. We will promptly respond to any claims of copyright infringement.
You are hereby granted, subject to these terms and conditions, a limited, revocable, non-exclusive, non-transferable, fully-paid, royalty-free license solely to view the information provided by BlackAmericaCooks.com as is needed for your own internal, non-commercial, non-public use in order for you to obtain information presented on or through BlackAmericaCooks.com. Any access or use of any information or content available on BlackAmericaCooks.com, including, but not limited to, recipes, photographs or any other displayed material, in any manner whatsoever for any purpose other than what is expressly permitted by this website license is prohibited without the prior written consent of BlackAmericaCooks.com or Soul2Keep.
You may link the home page of BlackAmericaCooks.com to any website you own or control provided it is not commercially competitive with BlackAmericaCooks.com and does not criticize or otherwise injure us and is in compliance will all applicable laws and intellectual property and other legal rights. Such a link is not an endorsement of any other site(s) by us. You shall not link directly or indirectly to any materials to which you do not have a right to link or include, nor may you modify another website so as to falsely imply that it is associated with BlackAmericaCooks.com. You understand and agree that you download or otherwise obtain material or data through the use of BlackAmericaCooks.com at your own discretion and risk and that you will be solely responsible for any damages to your computer system or loss of date that results from the download of such material or data.
You must not use, copy, collect, reproduce, alter, distribute, create derivative works based upon, publish, sell, publicly display or otherwise exploit any information or content displayed on our website for any commercial purposes or to the extent that such action(s) would constitute copyright infringement, injure or otherwise violate the intellectual property or proprietary rights of BlackAmericaCooks.com or Soul2Keep or any other third party, except with the prior written consent of BlackAmericaCooks.com or Soul2Keep or the appropriate third party. In some instances BlackAmericaCooks.com may allow you to download or print content from the site. In such instances you may download or print such content for your personal, non-commercial use only. By doing so, you acknowledge that you do not acquire any ownership rights.