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Terms of Service

 

These Terms of Use are part of the agreement between 500.net and each visitor or registered user concerning the use of the websites, including this website, owned, controlled, operated or hosted (whether now or in the future) by 500.net. and/or its corporate affiliates. The other part of this agreement is the Privacy Policy. By using this website you agree to be bound by this agreement, whether or not you registered for an account. If you have any questions concerning this Agreement, please contact us.

 

This Agreement sets out the legally binding terms for your use of the Websites. We may reserve the right to modify this Agreement from time to time as needs arise, and these modifications shall be effective when we post those changes. It's up to you to keep up with those changes, and your continued use of the web site indicates your agreement with the changes.

 

You agree to hold us harmless for content that we post on the website 500.net.

 

By using this site or participating in any offline 500.net event, you also agree to release 500.net, it's owners and managers and its sister web sites harmless against any and all losses, damages, rights, claims.

 

 

1. Term

 

This Agreement shall remain in full force and effect while you use the Websites. You may terminate your registration at any time, for any reason. We may terminate your registration for any reason and at any time, effective upon sending notice to you at your registered email address. Even after registration is terminated, this Agreement will remain in effect. This Agreement may change from time to time.

 

 

2. Non Commercial Use

 

The website is for fun. It's not supposed to be used for commercial endeavours on your part, unless you're paying for advertising or we go out of your way to endorse whatever you're doing. Illegal and/or unauthorized use of the Websites, including collecting user names by electronic or other means for the purpose of sending unsolicited email or unauthorized framing of or linking to the Websites is not permitted. Commercial advertisements, affiliate links, and other forms of solicitation may be removed from personal profiles without notice. Appropriate legal action will be taken by us for any illegal or unauthorized use of the Websites. Translation: if whatever you're doing is helping you spam or take advantage of people, you're getting the boot.

 

 

3. Proprietary Rights in Content on the Websites

 

500.net. owns and retains all proprietary rights on the 500.net. Our site(s) contains copyrighted material, trademarks, and other proprietary information of 500.net. Except for information that is in the public domain or that you have specific written permission from us to redistribute, you're not allowed to do it regardless of the medium. In the event we offer RSS feeds, you can republish them without asking us so long as you don't alter them.

 

 

4. Copyright Policy

 

You may not post, distribute, or reproduce in any way any copyrighted material, trademarks, or other proprietary information without obtaining the prior written consent of the owner of such proprietary rights. We, in turn, respect the intellectual property rights of others in similar form.

 

Still, accidents happen. If you believe that your work has been copied and posted on the Websites in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide us with the following information: (a) a physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest; (b) a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed; (c) a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Websites; (d) your address, telephone number, and email address; (f) a written statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and (g) a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf.

 

Please contact us for any DMCA related issue and/or complaints.

 

We are prompt about all copyright matters, and where the law gives us two weeks to take down disputed material, you can expect us to remove it within 72 hours. However, your remedy is limited to the removal of the infringing material.

 

There is NO LEGAL BASIS for then trying to send us a bill for some arbitrary figure for use of the material, and we do not pay such claims.

 

We broadcast 500.net Radio from India and our intention to honour the Digital Millennium Copyright Act is only a courtesy to those who live in the United States of America.

 

 

5. Privacy

 

Use of the 500.net website is also governed by our Privacy Policy.

 

 

6. Disclaimers

 

The opinions expressed in Content posted on the web site are not necessarily the opinions o 500.net. 500.net is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate content posted on the Websites, whether caused by the owners of the website, the users of the website or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized by the Websites. We're also not responsible for the statements or actions of any of our users regardless of format or context.

 

500.net assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, any user communication. We're also not responsible for technical issues that may interrupt service or access to our radio stream or servers, and we're not responsible for anything that happens to you or your computers or other equipment that might result from using our service, software or web site. We don't claim that our radio stream, software programs or web site is suitable for any particular use, and we don't guarantee any particular result from using them.

 

 

7. Limitation on Liability

 

In no event shall 500.net be held liable to you or any third party for any indirect, consequential, exemplary, incidental, special or punitive damages, including without limitation, lost profit damages arising from your use of the website, even if 500.net has been advised of the possibility of such damages. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained herein, 500.net's liability to you for any cause whatsoever and regardless of the form of the action, will at all times be limited to $10. Otherwise, if you think we're about to break something of yours or hurt you somehow, it's your responsibility to stop using our services.

 

 

8. Site Promotion

 

500.net may make use of or refer to user-posted content for the purpose of promotion of the website and radio service. Such promotion may involve taking screen shots of a particular area of the web sites and using that screen shot as a graphic in an advertisement, or reading material on the air. Promotion may also include quoting content or playing audio or video posted to the public areas of the Websites on the 500.net radio stations or streaming stations. 500.net makes no claim of ownership to such user-posted content.

 

 

9. Disputes

 

Any dispute arising out of or relating to this Agreement, including with respect to the interpretation of any provision of this Agreement and to the performance by 500.net or you, shall be resolved by mandatory and binding arbitration submitted to the American Arbitration Association in accordance with its Commercial Arbitration Rules at the request of either the end user or 500.net.

 

 

10. Indemnity

 

You agree to indemnify and hold 500.net, its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, agents, and other partners and employees, harmless from any loss, liability, claim, or demand, including reasonable attorneys' fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your use of the web site or radio stream in violation of this Agreement and/or arising from a breach of this Agreement and/or any breach of your representations and warranties set forth above.

 

 

11. Notices

 

500.net may be required by state or federal law to notify you of certain events. In addition, 500.net may need to notify you from time to time regarding changes to this Agreement or the Privacy Policy. You agree that such notices will be effective upon 500.net posting them on the Websites, sending them to you through email or postal mail or notifying you via other means required by law. We will use the contact information provided by you. If you do not provide us with accurate information to contact you, 500.net will not be held liable if it fails to notify you.

 

 

12. Other

 

This Agreement is accepted upon your use of the website(s) and radio stream and is further affirmed by your registration. This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and 500.net regarding the use of the services we provide. The section titles in this Agreement are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect. Please contact us with any questions regarding this Agreement.