Terms of Service

TERMS OF SERVICE

What We Do

We encourage the free exchange of views and opinions. Try to be interesting. It would be easier on all of us if you were polite. If it upsets you that the free expression of ideas is often heated and offensive, please do not use GBN.

GBN cooperates with legitimate law enforcement, school officials requests, and DMCA Complaints and we respect your privacy.

The Fine Print

By using GBN, you agree to these Terms of Service, which we reserve the right to change without notice. If you do not agree with these Terms of Service, do not use GBN. You are responsible for understanding these Terms of Service.

You are solely responsible for what you post on GBN. GBN does not claim ownership and/or authorship of any of the content you post and GBN does not create and/or develop the content you post. However, by posting content or comments on GBN, you grant GBN and all of its users a royalty-free, transferable, perpetual, and irrevocable license permitting GBN and all of its users a right to use, reproduce, modify or edit and display in any manner the content you post on GBN. By posting content/comments on GBN, you represent and warrant that you possess any and all rights to grant such a license to GBN and its users without infringing or violating any third party rights, including without limitation, any privacy rights, publicity rights, copyrights, trademarks, contract rights, or any other intellectual property or proprietary rights.

You agree that we are not liable for any content that is provided or posted by you or others. We have no duty to pre-screen your content or the content of others, but we have the right to refuse to post or to edit submitted content. You understand and acknowledge that by using GBN, you may be exposed to content that may be offensive, indecent or objectionable.

We may remove any content for any reason, but we are not responsible for any failure or delay in removing any content. GBN does not claim ownership of the content you submit, but you grant us a license to use the content (subject, of course, to our Privacy Policy)

You agree that GBN may access, preserve and disclose your account information and content if required by law or in a good faith belief that such access, preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to: (i) comply with legal process; (ii) enforce these Terms of Service; (iii) respond to claims that any content violates the rights of third parties; (iv) respond to your requests for customer service; or (v) protect the rights, property or personal safety of GBN, its users and the public.

You understand that the GBN site may include security components that permit digital materials to be protected, and that the use of our site is subject to the usage rules set by GBN and/or content providers who provide content to GBN. You may not attempt to override or circumvent any of the embedded usage rules. Any unauthorized reproduction, publication, further distribution or public exhibition of the materials provided on the Services, in whole or in part, is strictly prohibited.

You understand that no “spamming” is permitted anywhere on GBN at any time. You will not post or transmit links, identical content, or snippets of identical content to multiple threads in the discussion forums. You will not create more than one thread for your topic, or create multiple threads for a single topic. Transmitting any such identical messages indiscriminately to multiple threads and/or creating multiple threads constitutes an unauthorized use, is in violation of these Terms of Service and is prohibited. You understand GBN may, at any time, in its sole discretion, determine what user activity constitutes “spamming.” and that GBN reserves the right to employ any means and methods of technology, including, but not limited to rate limiting, content filters, and captchas to prevent automated posting of duplicate content. Any attempt to reverse engineer, bypass, or publicize these systems is similarly prohibited.

You agree that discussion threads are not intended for commercial use. You will not engage in efforts of viral or “stealth marketing” on these discussion boards. You understand that the use of any automated systems, software and/or code related to post/thread creation constitutes an unauthorized use, is in violation of these Terms of Service and is prohibited.

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