Public Areas

Certain areas of TheBuildNetwork.com Web site contain information supplied by visitors and others. TheBuildNetwork.com is not responsible for comments, advice, information, or any other posting made by visitors or others in these areas.

TheBuildNetwork.com reserves the right to review materials posted in any public areas and to delete or edit them, for any reason, at any time.

Service Providers

TheBuildNetwork.com has contractual arrangements with other companies that offer information, products, services, and online tools to TheBuildNetwork.com customers. For purposes of these arrangements, a “TheBuildNetwork.com customer” is a visitor who links to a service provider’s Web site through TheBuildNetwork.com site. TheBuildNetwork.com receives agreed-upon payments from each service provider that enters into transactions with TheBuildNetwork.com customers. (See Business Relationships.)

Linked Sites

The service-provider sites to which TheBuildNetwork.com provides links are operated by independent parties and are not under the control of TheBuildNetwork.com. You should inform yourself of the policies adopted by each of the service providers for the operation of its site, including its policies concerning the use of information provided to the solutions provider by the TheBuildNetwork.com customer or by TheBuildNetwork.com. (See Privacy Statement.)

No Warranty

TheBuildNetwork.com business-development team assesses the products and services offered by service providers and believes that these products and services are appropriate and valuable to TheBuildNetwork.com’s mid-market business customers. TheBuildNetwork.com does not, however, guarantee any products or services provided by service providers. Service providers are solely responsible for claims made by TheBuildNetwork.com customers with respect to the products or services provided to them by service providers, and TheBuildNetwork.com customers should look to the service providers for any guarantee of the performance of products or the suitability of services provided by them.

Independent Parties

TheBuildNetwork.com and each of the service providers are independent parties. There is no agency, employee, or partnership relationship of one to the other or among any of them, and they have no authority to bind another of the parties. Any reference describing TheBuildNetwork.com and any service provider as “partners” is colloquial only and does not represent the legal relationship between them, which is one of independent contractors.

Limited Use of Content and Services

TheBuildNetwork.com grants to you a limited personal, non-transferable right to access the content and services on our sites for your personal and non-commercial use only. TheBuildNetwork.com’s Services shall contain, without limitation, email services, bulletin and message boards, chat areas, news items, forums, and various other message communication applications.

You may not use TheBuildNetwork.com for commercial purposes or in any way that is unlawful, or harms us or any other person or entity, as determined in our sole discretion.

TheBuildNetwork.com Content is protected by copyright under both United States and foreign laws. Copyright to the Content remains with TheBuildNetwork.com or their licensors. All trademarks, service marks, trade names, and trade dress are proprietary to us and/or our licensors or licensees. Any use of the Content not expressly permitted by these Terms of Service may violate copyright, trademark, and other laws. All rights not expressly granted herein are reserved to TheBuildNetwork.com and their licensors.

No information, content or material from TheBuildNetwork.com may be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted or distributed in any way, except that TheBuildNetwork.com authorizes you to view or download a single copy of the material on TheBuildNetwork.com to one personal computer solely for your personal, noncommercial use provided that you (a) include the following copyright notice: “Copyright (c) 2012 The Build Network. All rights reserved” and other copyright and proprietary rights notices that are contained in the Content, (b) make no modifications to the information, content or materials, (c) do not use the information, content or materials in a manner that suggests an association with any of our products, services or brands. The use of any information, content or materials on TheBuildNetwork.com on any other Web site or computer environment is prohibited.

Disclaimer of Warranties

The information, content, and materials on TheBuildNetwork.com are provided “as is” and without warranties of any kind, either express or implied. To the fullest extent permissible under applicable law, we disclaim all warranties, express or implied, including,but not limited to, implied warranties or merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and noninfringement. We do not warrant that the functions contained in the information, content, and materials on TheBuildNetwork.com (including without limitation, user-generated content) will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that TheBuildNetwork.com or the servers that make such information, content and materials available are free of viruses or other harmful components. TheBuildNetwork.com does not guarantee the accuracy, reliability, completeness, currentness, or timeliness of the Content, software, text, graphics, links, or communications provided on or through the use of TheBuildNetwork.com. 

We do not warrant or make any representations regarding the use or the results of the use of any information, content, materials, products or services contained or offered, made available through, or otherwise related in any way to TheBuildNetwork.com, including, without limitation, user-generated content, or any third party sites or services linked to from TheBuildNetwork.com in terms of their correctness, accuracy, completeness, reliability, safety or otherwise.

We cannot ensure that you will be satisfied with any products or services that you purchase from a third-party site that links to or from TheBuildNetwork.com or third-party information, content or materials on our site (including, without limitation, User-Generated Content contained in Public Forums). We do not endorse any of the merchandise, nor have we taken any steps to confirm the accuracy, completeness or reliability of, any of the information, content or materials contained on any third-party site. We do not make any representations or warranties as to the security of any information, content or materials (including, without limitation, credit card and other personal information) you might be requested to give to any third party.

You hereby irrevocably waive any claim against us with respect to information, content and materials contained on our sites (including, without limitation, User-Generated Content), on third party sites, and any information, content and materials you provide to such third party sites (including, without limitation, credit card and other personal information). We strongly encourage you to make whatever investigation you feel necessary or appropriate before proceeding with any online or offline transaction with any of these third parties.

 

Message Boards, Public Forums and User-Generated Content

You acknowledge that anything you submit to TheBuildNetwork.com may be routed through our servers, the servers of one or more third parties on our behalf and the Internet, and may be viewed on the Internet by the general public and that, therefore, you have no expectation of privacy with regard to any such submission. You acknowledge that Message Boards and features offered therein are for public and not private communications. Please keep in mind that whenever you give out personal information online, through any media, including without limitation, a Public Forum, that information can be collected and used by people you don’t know. We cannot guarantee the security of any information you disclose through any of these media; you make such disclosures at your own risk.

TheBuildNetwork.com expressly disclaims all responsibility and endorsement and makes no representation as to the validity of any opinion, advice, information or statement made or displayed in these forums by third parties, nor are we responsible for any errors or omissions in such postings, or for hyperlinks embedded in any messages. Under no circumstances will we, our affiliates, suppliers or agents be liable for any loss or damage caused by your reliance on information obtained through these forums. The opinions expressed in these forums are solely the opinions of the participants, and do not reflect the opinions of TheBuildNetwork.com or any of its subsidiaries or affiliates.

The opinions expressed in User-generated content areas like communities, reviews, ratings, or blogs are solely those of the User. These opinions do not represent the opinions of TheBuildNetwork.com. User-generated content areas are not reviewed by TheBuildNetwork.com editorial staff for accuracy, balance, objectivity, or any other reason except for compliance with our Terms and Conditions.

We cannot be responsible for the accuracy of any User-Generated Content contained in a Public Forum, and we shall not be responsible for any decisions made or actions taken or not taken based on such information or content. You are and shall remain solely responsible for the User-Generated Content submitted and/or posted under your username or otherwise by you in any public area. You acknowledge that the use of User-Generated Content posted in any Public Forum is at your own risk.

TheBuildNetwork.com reserves the right to screen, refuse to post, remove or edit User-Generated Content at any time and for any or no reason in our absolute and sole discretion without prior notice, although we have no duty to do so or to monitor any Public Forum. TheBuildNetwork.com further reserves the right to terminate a user’s access to any or all Public Forums upon any breach of these Terms of Use, to record the dialogue in public chat rooms, to investigate any allegations that a communication does not conform to the terms of this section. If we elect to screen User-Generated Content, there may be a delay in the posting of such content in a Public Forum to allow for a review process. If we have questions about your User-Generated Content including, without limitation, the copyright, we may contact you for further information including, for example, to verify that you own the copyright or otherwise obtained permission to post the material.

Your ability to access and browse User-Generated Content within a Public Forum and/or to submit and/or post User-Generated Content within a Public Forum may be subject to certain age restrictions and/or related procedures that we may revise in our sole discretion at any time and for any reason. Any such age restrictions and procedures will be posted within the Public Forum, as applicable.

 

User Submissions

By sending or transmitting to us creative suggestions, ideas, notes, concepts, information, or other materials (collectively, ” Submission Materials”) or by posting such Submission Materials on the Sites, you hereby grant to us and our designees a worldwide, non-exclusive, sublicensable (through multiple tiers), assignable, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right to use, reproduce, distribute (through multiple tiers), create derivative works of, publicly perform, publicly display, digitally perform, make, have made, sell, offer for sale and import such Submission Materials in any media now known or hereafter devised, for any purpose whatsoever, commercial or otherwise, without compensation to you, the provider of the Submission Materials. The foregoing license to TheBuildNetwork.com shall be fully paid-up and royalty free. In addition, under no circumstances shall TheBuildNetwork.com have any obligation whatsoever to pay a fee to any subscriber or user in connection with the Submission Materials upon the occurrence of a transfer of all or any portion of TheBuildNetwork.com’s business through a merger, sale or transfer of all or substantially all of the assets of TheBuildNetwork.com, nor shall the sale of advertising on any of the Sites give rise to any obligation to pay a fee to Subscribers. None of the Submission Materials disclosed or posted via message boards, chats or other public forums shall be subject to any obligation, whether of confidentiality, attribution, or otherwise, on TheBuildNetwork.com’s part and we shall not be liable for any use or disclosure of any such Submission Materials. If you wish to keep any business information, ideas, concepts or inventions private or proprietary, do not submit them to the Community Areas or send them to TheBuildNetwork.com by email.

 

House Rules

The following is a list of House Rules applicable to TheBuildNetwork.com. By using the Sites, you agree that you will not submit, post, upload, distribute, or otherwise make available or transmit any User-Generated Content that: (a) is defamatory, abusive, harassing, insulting, threatening, or that could be deemed to be stalking or constitute an invasion of a right of privacy of another person;

(b) is bigoted, hateful, or racially or otherwise offensive;

(c) is violent, vulgar, obscene, pornographic or otherwise sexually explicit;

(d) is unlawful, or violates local, state, national, or international laws, or encourages or advocates illegal activity or the discussion of illegal activities with the intent to commit them;

(e) infringes on the intellectual property rights of others or on the privacy or publicity rights of others,

(f) solicits business or constitutes advertising,

(g) impersonates another person,

(h) distributes viruses or harmful computer code,

(i) spams or posts the same message more than once,

(j) harvests or otherwise collects information about others, including email addresses, without their consent,

(k) allows another person or entity to use your identification for posting or viewing comments,

(f) does not comply with all terms and conditions applicable in the section User Submissions above.

TheBuildNetwork.com and its licensors have no liability or responsibility to users of TheBuildNetwork.com or any other person or entity for performance or nonperformance of the aforementioned activities.

Registration and Security

You agree to provide, maintain and update true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by our registration processes (the “Registration Data”). You are responsible for taking all reasonable steps to ensure that no unauthorized person shall have access to your TheBuildNetwork.com passwords or accounts. It is your sole responsibility to (1) control the dissemination and use of activation codes and passwords; (2) authorize, monitor, and control access to and use of your TheBuildNetwork.com account and password; (3) promptly inform TheBuildNetwork.com of any need to deactivate a password. You grant TheBuildNetwork.com and all other persons or entities involved in the operation of the Site the right to transmit, monitor, retrieve, store, and use your information in connection with the operation of the Site. If you provide any information that does not satisfy this provision, or we have reasonable grounds to suspect as much, we have the right to suspend or terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future use of TheBuildNetwork.com. TheBuildNetwork.com explicitly disclaims liability for any and all losses and damages arising from your failure to comply with this section.