Terms of Use

Terms of Use
Application

HOMOGROUND is a resource dedicated to promoting equality and visibility for all people through music and art while maintaining a creative medium for queer & allied artists and music lovers worldwide. The terms of use specified herein apply to all Web pages and Websites created by Homoground, including all affiliates, offices, divisions, boards, and committees thereof. All rights to Homoground and it’s content belong exclusively to Lynn Casper and those directly involved with Homoground. Any infringement of Homoground property will be prosecuted to the fullest extent.

Acceptance of terms of use

By using this Website, you signify your agreement to all terms, conditions and notices contained or referenced herein. If you do not agree to these terms of use you may not use this Website. We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to update or revise these terms of use. Please check this page periodically for changes. Your continued use of this site following the posting of any changes to the terms of use constitutes acceptance of those changes.

User’s grant of nonexclusive license

By providing data in response to this Website, or otherwise participating in or using any communications service, chat room, webcast, message board or other interactive activity on this Website (content), you:

  • Grant Homoground a nonexclusive irrevocable worldwide license in any media now or hereafter known to use, reproduce, display, perform, adapt, modify, distribute, have distributed, and promote the content in any form, anywhere and for any purpose; and
  • Warrant and represent that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to the content and that public posting or other use of the content by Homoground will not infringe or violate the property or other rights of any third party.

Rules of user conduct

You agree to abide by all procedures and requirements of Homoground, including but not limited to, agreeing not to use this Website for any unlawful purpose. By posting information, participating in, listening to or otherwise using any communications service, chat room, webcast, message board or other interactive service that may be available to you on or through this Website, you agree that you will not upload, post or otherwise distribute or facilitate distribution of any content, including text, communications, software, images, sounds, data or other information, that:

  • infringes on any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, right of publicity, or other property right of any party;
  • constitutes unauthorized or unsolicited advertising, junk or bulk e-mail (“spamming”), chain letters, any other form of unauthorized solicitation, or any form of lottery or gambling;
  • contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs that are designed or intended to disrupt, damage or limit the functioning of any software, hardware or telecommunications equipment or to damage or obtain unauthorized access to any data or other information of any third party;
  • is unlawful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, libelous, deceptive, fraudulent, invasive of another’s privacy, tortious, contains explicit or graphic descriptions or accounts of sexual acts or otherwise violates Homoground’s rules or policies;
  • victimizes, harasses, degrades or intimidates an individual or group of individuals on the basis of religion, gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, age or disability; or
  • impersonates any person or entity.

Homoground does not routinely pre-screen, monitor or edit the content posted by users of chat rooms, message boards, newsgroups, webcasts or other interactive services that may be available on or through this Web site. However, Homoground may, in its sole discretion, perform such screening, editing or monitoring and to remove any content that, in the Homoground’s judgment, does not comply with the terms of use or is otherwise harmful, objectionable or inaccurate. Homoground is not responsible for any failure or delay in removing such content.

Tapes or transcripts of public meetings

Webcasts, audio/video tapes or transcripts of open meetings or sessions, workshops, symposia or public meetings sponsored by Homoround, which are made available on this Web site, are not official. Opinions and statements included in such audio or video tapes, transcripts or webcasts of such events are solely those of the individual persons or participants, and are not necessarily adopted or endorsed or verified as accurate by Homoground.

Disclaimer of warranties

There is no guarantee that any transmission of data over the World Wide Web is completely secure. Homoground cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us. Any such transmission is done at your own risk.
ALL MATERIALS, INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES INCLUDED IN OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THIS WEB SITE (THE “CONTENT”) ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” FOR YOUR USE. THE CONTENT IS PROVIDED WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. YOUR USE OF THIS SITE IS SOLELY AT YOUR RISK. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, HOMOGROUND SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM THE USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THIS SITE.

Indemnification

Upon a request by Homoground, you agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Homoground and its employees, officers, council members and agents from all liabilities, claims, and expenses, including attorney’s fees, that arise from your use or misuse of this Web site. Homoground reserves the right, at their own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will cooperate with Homoground in asserting any available defenses.

Medical information

General information related to medical conditions, treatments or public or private health issues may be posted to this Web site. Any such information does not suggest diagnosis or treatment. This information is not a substitute for medical attention. You must see your health-care professional for medical advice and treatment.

International use

Homoground makes no representation that materials on this Web site are appropriate or available for use in locations outside the United States, and accessing them from nations or territories where their contents are illegal is prohibited. Persons who access this Web site from outside the United States are solely responsible for compliance with all applicable laws.

Choice of law and forum

These terms of use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the North Carolina and affiliated US Department. Homoground reserves all rights to revoke association with those engaged in a direct conflict of interest with Homoground on basis of the organization’s Mission and Vision of promoting equality for all.

Severability and integration

Unless otherwise specified herein, this agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and Homoground with respect to this Web site and supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals (whether oral, written or electronic) between you and Homoground with respect to this Web site.

  • You2andbooboo

    Great terms. Easy to read.


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