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As used in these Terms, "USAH" refers to USA Hockey; “ACE” refers to ACE Applied Cognitive Engineering Ltd.; "we," "our," "us" refer to USA Hockey, ACE Applied Cognitive Engineering Ltd.
Changes to these Terms. WE MAY AMEND THESE TERMS AT ANY TIME WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE BY POSTING THE AMENDED TERMS ON THIS SITE. USE OF THIS SITE FOLLOWING ANY SUCH CHANGE CONSTITUTES YOUR AGREEMENT TO FOLLOW AND BE BOUND BY THE TERMS AS CHANGED. For this reason, you should review these Terms whenever you use this Site. These Terms were last revised on July 1, 2010.
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You must retain all copyright, trademark and other proprietary notices contained in the original Materials on any copy you make of the Materials. You may not frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose all or any portion of this Site. You may not use any metatags or any other similar hidden text utilizing USAH's or ACE’s name or trademarks.
We may, in our sole discretion, modify, add or discontinue any aspect, content or feature of this Site at any time, with or without notice.
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Although we may occasionally screen or monitor material posted by users, we do not do so systematically, and we are not obligated to do so. We may for any reason edit, refuse to post or remove without notice any materials posted by users. However, we have no obligation to do so. If you become aware of any material that violates these Terms, you may email such information to us. However, we do not guarantee that any action will be taken as a result of your contact. We reserve the right to expel any user and to prevent further access to this Site for any or no reason, including violation of these Terms or applicable law. However, we have no obligation to expel any user or to prevent further access to this Site.
Each user of our Sites is solely responsible for the information, data, text, messages, graphics, photographs, video, audio, forms, PDF documents, or other materials he or she posts on our Sites. This means that you, and neither USAH nor ACE, are entirely responsible for all content that you upload, post, transmit or otherwise make available to others using these Sites. Under no circumstances will USAH or ACE be liable in any way for any content posted on or made available through this Site by you or any third party.
Use Policies. You may not do any of the following while using this Site:
* interfere with or disrupt networks connected to this Site or violate the regulations, policies or procedures of such networks;
* attempt to gain unauthorized access to this Site, computer systems or networks connected to this Site, through password mining or any other means;
* interfere with another user's use and enjoyment of this Site;
* upload any message, information, data, text, software, graphic files or other materials ("Content") that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortuous, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, that may be invasive of another's privacy, hateful, racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable;
* upload Content that contains a virus, corrupted file, or other harmful component;
* impersonate any person or entity, including, but not limited to, USAH or ACE personnel, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent any affiliation with any person or entity;
* upload any Content that you do not have a right to upload under law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (including, but not limited to, nondisclosure agreements);
* upload any information or grant permissions to view information to any person in a manner that exceeds your contractual or other legal authority;
* upload any unsolicited advertising, promotional materials, junk mail, spam, chain letters, pyramid schemes, contests, surveys, or any other form of solicitation (commercial or non-commercial);
* intentionally or unintentionally violate or encourage or assist another to violate any law or regulation in connection with your use or another's use of this Site; or
* upload any Content that violates or infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or any right, of whatever nature, of anyone.
If you violate any of this Section, your permission to use the Materials and this Site automatically terminates.
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Notice and Procedure for Claims of Copyright Infringement. We may, at our discretion and in appropriate circumstances, terminate the accounts of users who infringe the rights of copyright holders. If you believe that your work has been copied or used on our Site in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide our Designated Agent with a signed statement containing the following information:
- a description of the infringing material
- a description of the copyrighted work(s) that you believe has been infringed;
- the name of the owner of the copyright,
- your name,
- your address, telephone number and/or email address,
- a statement that you have a good faith belief that the allegedly infringing use was not authorized by the owner, an agent for the owner, or by law,
- a statement that all of the information you have provided is true, and
- a statement, made under penalty of perjury, that you are the owner of the copyright or are authorized to act on behalf of the owner.
Notification of claims of copyright infringement relating to material on this web site should be sent to the following Designated Agent by mail, facsimile or email as follows:
USA Hockey, Inc.
1775 Bob Johnson Drive
Colorado Springs, CO
Attn. Director of Internet Communications
Facsimile No.: 719-538-1160
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