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Read the following terms and conditions carefully before continuing. By using this site, you signify acceptance of our Terms and Conditions of Use. If you do not agree to these terms, do not use this site.

ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS THROUGH USE
The services that East9 at Pickwick Plaza provides to you, are subject to the following Terms and Conditions of Service, Acceptable Use Policy, Terms of Service, and Terms of Use (“TOU”), herein this document, referred to as East9KC.com. East9KC.com reserves the right to update the TOU at any time without notice to you. The most current version of the TOU can be reviewed by clicking on the “Terms of Use” hypertext link located at the bottom of our Web pages.

East9KC.com Universal Contest & Give Away Disclaimer
Rules and Regulations

  1. No purchase necessary to enter the any East9KC.com contest or give away. The contest will end on the date stated in the posting. The opportunity to play may be affected by local ability to access the Internet at any particular time.

  2. The East9KC.com Contests are open to all readers, 18 years or older who are legally allowed to participate in such a contest as allowed by their local laws.

  3. Players must submit the required materials for each contest which will register the player on the spot, for a chance to win. Players will be informed if they are a winner on or after the contest end date. Limit one attempt per person, per section of the promotion. East9KC.com and its subsidiaries are not responsible for: incomplete, lost, late, damaged, scrambled or misdirected entries or other errors of any kind whether human, mechanical or electronic, which may limit a user’s ability to participate in the contest. East9KC.com reserves the right to cancel or modify the contest if fraud destroys the integrity of the game as determined by East9KC.com in its sole discretion. All entries become the property of East9KC.com and will not be returned or acknowledged.

  4. Employees and families of East9KC.com and its affiliates and subsidiaries are not eligible. Void where prohibited by law. All Federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.

  5. Prizes will be assigned to those who have been identified as winners.

  6. Entrants or players will be informed at the close of the contest if they are a winner, and if a player is identified as a winner, what prize has been won. Winners will receive their prizes via mail after the contest has completed and winners have been verified. Taxes and delivery fees, if any, are the sole responsibility of the winner. East9KC.com and its agencies assume no responsibility or liability for any damages, losses, or injury resulting from the acceptance or use of any prize. All prizes are mailed out within 6-8 weeks of announcement of winner. Any prizes lost in transit or stolen are not the responsibility of East9KC.com, the winner assumes all liability and financial cost. East9KC.com or agencies acting upon the behalf of East9KC.com are in no way responsible for replacement of that prize.

  7. Acceptance of prize offered constitutes permission to use winner’s name and/or likeness for purposes of advertising and trade, worldwide in perpetuity, without future compensation, unless prohibited by law. Prize winners will be required to verify address prior to awarding of the prize. Entering the contest is considered a confirmation of eligibility on behalf of the enterer in accord with these rules and any pertaining local/federal/international laws.

  8. All programs and guarantees are subject to terms and conditions.

  9. East9KC.com reserves the right to update the terms and conditions at any time without notification.

East9KC.com reserves the right to modify these terms at any time. Any such modifications to this policy will be dated as to its effective date. East9KC.com also reserves the right to limit or discontinue any Internet service which may compromise network integrity at any time for any reason.

This Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) applies to ALL East9KC.com website visitors, including but not limited to:
  • East9KC.com Clients
  • East9KC.com Subscribers and Users
  • East9KC.com Partners, Agents and Resellers of products and services “Offered by East9KC.com” including their customers
  • East9KC.com Outside Sales Agents and their Resellers and customers

This site provides you the ability to learn about East9KC.com and its products and services as well as the ability to access our network and services (“East9KC.com Services”). By using this site, and any other site owned and operated by East9KC.com, you signify your agreement to the terms, conditions and notices of this policy.

This Acceptable Use Policy is used in conjunction with the terms of your service agreement. Violating any of these policies grants East9KC.com the authority to take action to restrict or terminate your access to East9KC.com Services. We reserve the right, at our discretion, to update or revise this policy, any other policy or statement on any East9KC.com website, and any product offerings or programs described on any East9KC.com website. Please check back periodically to review any changes to this policy.

East9KC.com disclaims, to the maximum extent permitted by law, all warranties, representations or other endorsements, express or implied, with regard to the information accessed from, or through, this service, the systems which provide it and the Internet, including all warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular use, or non-infringement of any third-party rights. East9KC.com does not assume any liability for the completeness, accuracy or usefulness of any information disclosed or materials accessed. In no event shall East9KC.com (or any persons or entities related thereto) be liable for any special, indirect, or consequential damages associated with or arising from use of this service in any way, including any loss of use, data or profits, regardless of the form of action.

NO UNLAWFUL OR PROHIBITED USE.
As a condition of your use of the Services, you will not use the Services for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices. You may not use the Services in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair any East9KC.com server, or the network(s) connected to any East9KC.com server, or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of any Services. You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to any Services, other accounts, computer systems or networks connected to any East9KC.com server or to any of the Services, through hacking, password mining or any other means. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available through the Services.

LAWFUL USE
You must use this site and East9KC.com Services and Web Site in accordance with the terms of this policy in accordance with all federal, state and local laws, ordinances, and regulations.

REGISTRATION OBLIGATIONS
In consideration of your use of the Service, you agree to: (a) provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by the Service’s registration form (such information being the “Registration Data”) and (b) maintain and promptly update the Registration Data to keep it true, accurate, current and complete. If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, or East9KC.com has reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, East9KC.com has the right to suspend or terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future use of the Service (or any portion thereof).

USER CONDUCT, PROHIBITED OR UNLAWFUL USE
In order to maintain an informative and valuable service that meets the needs of the users of this site and East9KC.com Services, the following rules have been established to protect against abuse. Use of this site or East9KC.com Services for any purpose that is unlawful or in any manner which could damage, disable, overburden or impair the operation of this site, or East9KC.com or any other party’s use or enjoyment of this site or East9KC.com Services, is strictly prohibited.

Specifically, you may not:

  • Attempt to use or gain unauthorized access to data, accounts, hosts, systems or networks of this site, or to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of a system or network of this site, any East9KC.com Services or those of any other party;

  • Interfere with service to any user, host or network including, without limitation, mail-bombing, flooding, and attempting to deliberately overload the system;

  • Forge any TCP-IP packet header or any part of the header information in an e-mail or a newsgroup posting;

  • Falsify address information or otherwise modify e-mail headers to conceal the sender’s or the recipient’s identity;

  • Use this site or East9KC.com Services to engage in activities that violate any terms or conditions of any other network access provider or Internet service provider.

Additionally, you may not, by use of any East9KC.com Service or another service, upload, post or otherwise distribute or facilitate distribution of any content, including text, communications, software, images, sounds, data, or other information that:

  • Is unlawful, threatening, abusive, harassing, libelous, defamatory, obscene, deceptive, fraudulent, invasive of another’s privacy, tortious, pornographic or inaccurate;

  • Victimizes, harasses, degrades, or intimidates an individual or group of individuals on the basis of religion, gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, age, disability or any other reason;

  • Constitutes unsolicited duplicative e-mail (commercial or otherwise);

    • This prohibition extends to the sending of unsolicited mass e-mailings from another service which in any way implicates the use of this site or East9KC.com Services, East9KC.com equipment or any East9KC.com e-mail address.

    • A communication is unsolicited if it is posted in violation of a newsgroup charter, or if it is sent to a recipient who has not requested receipt of communications.

  • Contains viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another’s computer.

Your participation in online communication is not edited, censored or otherwise controlled by East9KC.com However, East9KC.com reserves the right to monitor content on this site and East9KC.com Services and to remove content which East9KC.com, in its sole discretion, determines to be harmful, offensive, or otherwise in violation of this Acceptable Use Policy.

PERSONAL AND NON-COMMERCIAL USE LIMITATION.
Unless otherwise specified, the Services are for your personal and non-commercial use. You may not modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell any information, software, products or services obtained from the Services.

PRIVACY AND PROTECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION.
See the Privacy Statement disclosures relating to the collection and use of your information.

NOTICE SPECIFIC TO DOCUMENTS AVAILABLE ON THIS WEB SITE.
Permission to use Documents (such as white papers, press releases, datasheets and FAQs) from the Services is granted, provided that (1) the below copyright notice appears in all copies and that both the copyright notice and this permission notice appear, (2) use of such Documents from the Services is for informational and non-commercial or personal use only and will not be copied or posted on any network computer or broadcast in any media, and (3) no modifications of any Documents are made. Accredited educational institutions, such as K-12, universities, private/public colleges, and state community colleges, may download and reproduce the Documents for distribution in the classroom. Distribution outside the classroom requires express written permission. Use for any other purpose is expressly prohibited by law, and may result in severe civil and criminal penalties. Violators will be prosecuted to the maximum extent possible.

Documents specified above do not include the design or layout of East9KC.com Web site or any other East9KC.com owned, operated, licensed or controlled site. Elements of East9KC.com Web sites are protected by trade dress, trademark, unfair competition, and other laws and may not be copied or imitated in whole or in part. No logo, graphic, sound or image from any East9KC.com Web site may be copied or retransmitted unless expressly permitted by East9KC.com

EAST9KC.COM AND/OR ITS RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY OF THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THE DOCUMENTS AND RELATED GRAPHICS PUBLISHED AS PART OF THE SERVICES FOR ANY PURPOSE. ALL SUCH DOCUMENTS AND RELATED GRAPHICS ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. EAST9KC.COM AND/OR ITS RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THIS INFORMATION, INCLUDING ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL EAST9KC.COM AND/OR ITS RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER TORTIOUS ACTION, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF INFORMATION AVAILABLE FROM THE SERVICES.

THE DOCUMENTS AND RELATED GRAPHICS PUBLISHED ON THE SERVICES COULD INCLUDE TECHNICAL INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. CHANGES ARE PERIODICALLY ADDED TO THE INFORMATION HEREIN. EAST9KC.COM AND/OR ITS RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS MAY MAKE IMPROVEMENTS AND/OR CHANGES IN THE PRODUCT(S) AND/OR THE PROGRAM(S) DESCRIBED HEREIN AT ANY TIME.

NOTICE SPECIFIC TO SOFTWARE AVAILABLE ON THIS WEB SITE.
Any software that is made available to download from the Services (“Software”) is the copyrighted work of East9KC.com and/or its suppliers. Use of the Software is governed by the terms of the end user license agreement, if any, which accompanies or is included with the Software (“License Agreement”). An end user will be unable to install any Software that is accompanied by or includes a License Agreement, unless he or she first agrees to the License Agreement terms.

The Software is made available for download solely for use by end users according to the License Agreement. Any reproduction or redistribution of the Software not in accordance with the License Agreement is expressly prohibited by law, and may result in severe civil and criminal penalties. Violators will be prosecuted to the maximum extent possible.

WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, COPYING OR REPRODUCTION OF THE SOFTWARE TO ANY OTHER SERVER OR LOCATION FOR FURTHER REPRODUCTION OR REDISTRIBUTION IS EXPRESSLY PROHIBITED, UNLESS SUCH REPRODUCTION OR REDISTRIBUTION IS EXPRESSLY PERMITTED BY THE LICENSE AGREEMENT ACCOMPANYING SUCH SOFTWARE.

THE SOFTWARE IS WARRANTED, IF AT ALL, ONLY ACCORDING TO THE TERMS OF THE LICENSE AGREEMENT. EXCEPT AS WARRANTED IN THE LICENSE AGREEMENT, EAST9KC.COM HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THE SOFTWARE, INCLUDING ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.

FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE, EAST9KC.COM MAY MAKE AVAILABLE AS PART OF THE SERVICES OR IN ITS SOFTWARE PRODUCTS, TOOLS AND UTILITIES FOR USE AND/OR DOWNLOAD. EAST9KC.COM DOES NOT MAKE ANY ASSURANCES WITH REGARD TO THE ACCURACY OF THE RESULTS OR OUTPUT THAT DERIVES FROM SUCH USE OF ANY SUCH TOOLS AND UTILITIES. PLEASE RESPECT THE INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS OF OTHERS WHEN USING THE TOOLS AND UTILITIES MADE AVAILABLE ON THE SERVICES OR IN EAST9KC.COM SOFTWARE PRODUCTS.

RESTRICTED RIGHTS LEGEND.
Any Software which is downloaded from the Services for or on behalf of the United States of America, its agencies and/or instrumentalities (“U.S. Government”), is provided with Restricted Rights. Use, duplication, or disclosure by the U.S. Government is subject to restrictions as set forth in subparagraph (c)(1)(ii) of the Rights in Technical Data and Computer Software clause at DFARS 252.227-7013 or subparagraphs (c)(1) and (2) of the Commercial Computer Software – Restricted Rights at 48 CFR 52.227-19, as applicable.

NOTICES REGARDING SOFTWARE, DOCUMENTS AND SERVICES AVAILABLE ON THIS WEB SITE.

IN NO EVENT SHALL EAST9KC.COM AND/OR ITS RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER TORTIOUS ACTION, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF SOFTWARE, DOCUMENTS, PROVISION OF OR FAILURE TO PROVIDE SERVICES, OR INFORMATION AVAILABLE FROM THE SERVICES.

USE OF SERVICES.
The Services may contain e-mail services, bulletin board services, chat areas, news groups, forums, communities, personal web pages, calendars, photo albums, file cabinets and/or other message or communication facilities designed to enable you to communicate with others (each a “Communication Service” and collectively “Communication Services”). You agree to use the Communication Services only to post, send and receive messages and material that are proper and, when applicable, related to the particular Communication Service. By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree that when using the Communication Services, you will not:

  • Use the Communication Services in connection with surveys, contests, pyramid schemes, chain letters, junk email, spamming or any duplicative or unsolicited messages (commercial or otherwise).

  • Upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any Content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, invasive of another’s privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable.

  • Harm minors in any way.

  • Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others.

  • Publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, obscene, indecent or unlawful topic, name, material or information.

  • Upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any Content that you do not have a right to make available under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as inside information, proprietary and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under nondisclosure agreements).

  • Upload, or otherwise make available, files that contain images, photographs, software or other material protected by intellectual property laws, including, by way of example, and not as limitation, copyright or trademark laws (or by rights of privacy or publicity) unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consent to do the same.

  • Use any material or information, including images or photographs, which are made available through the Services in any manner that infringes any copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, or other proprietary right of any party.

  • Upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment.

  • Upload files that contain viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancelbots, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another’s computer or property of another.

  • Advertise or offer to sell or buy any goods or services for any business purpose, unless such Communication Services specifically allows such messages.

  • Download any file posted by another user of a Communication Service that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally reproduced, displayed, performed, and/or distributed in such manner.

  • Falsify or delete any copyright management information, such as author attributions, legal or other proper notices or proprietary designations or labels of the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded.

  • Restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Communication Services.

  • Violate any code of conduct or other guidelines which may be applicable for any particular Communication Service.

  • Harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including e-mail addresses.

  • Violate any applicable laws or regulations.

  • Create a false identity for the purpose of misleading others.

  • Use, download or otherwise copy, or provide (whether or not for a fee) to a person or entity any directory of users of the Services or other user or usage information or any portion thereof.

  • Impersonate any person or entity, including, but not limited to, a East9KC.com official, forum leader, guide or host, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity.

  • forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any Content transmitted through the Service.

  • Upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any Content that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights (“Rights”) of any party.

  • Upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, “junk mail,” “spam,” “chain letters,” “pyramid schemes,” or any other form of solicitation, except in those areas (such as shopping rooms) that are designated for such purpose.

  • Disrupt the normal flow of dialogue, cause a screen to “scroll” faster than other users of the Service are able to type, or otherwise act in a manner that negatively affects other users’ ability to engage in real time exchanges.

  • Interfere with or disrupt the Service or servers or networks connected to the Service, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the Service.

  • “Stalk” or otherwise harass another.

  • Collect or store personal data about other users.

  • Intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable local, state, national or international law, including, but not limited to, regulations promulgated by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, any rules of any national or other securities exchange, including, without limitation, the New York Stock Exchange, the American Stock Exchange or the NASDAQ, and any regulations having the force of law.

You acknowledge that East9KC.com does not pre-screen Content, but that East9KC.com and its designees shall have the right (but not the obligation) in their sole discretion to refuse or move any Content that is available via the Service. Without limiting the foregoing, East9KC.com and its designees shall have the right to remove any Content that violates the TOS or is otherwise objectionable. You agree that you must evaluate, and bear all risks associated with, the use of any Content, including any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of such Content. In this regard, you acknowledge that you may not rely on any Content created by East9KC.com or submitted to East9KC.com, including without limitation information in East9KC.com Message Boards, East9KC.com Clubs, and in all other parts of the Service.

You acknowledge and agree that East9KC.com may preserve Content and may also disclose Content if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to: (a) comply with legal process; (b) enforce the TOS; (c) respond to claims that any Content violates the rights of third-parties; or (d) protect the rights, property, or personal safety of East9KC.com, its users and the public.

You understand that the technical processing and transmission of the Service, including your Content, may involve (a) transmissions over various networks; and (b) changes to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting networks or devices.

East9KC.com has no obligation to monitor the Communication Services. However, East9KC.com reserves the right to review materials posted to the Communication Services and to remove any materials in its sole discretion. East9KC.com reserves the right to terminate your access to any or all of the Communication Services at any time, without notice, for any reason whatsoever.

East9KC.com reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as East9KC.com deems necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, in East9KC.com’s sole discretion.

Always use caution when giving out any personally identifiable information about yourself or your children in any Communication Services. East9KC.com does not control or endorse the content, messages or information found in any Communication Services and, therefore, East9KC.com specifically disclaims any liability with regard to the Communication Services and any actions resulting from your participation in any Communication Services. Managers and hosts are not authorized East9KC.com spokespersons, and their views do not necessarily reflect those of East9KC.com

Materials uploaded to the Communication Services may be subject to posted limitations on usage, reproduction and/or dissemination; you are responsible for adhering to such limitations if you download the materials.

MATERIALS PROVIDED TO EAST9KC.COM OR POSTED AT ANY EAST9KC.COM WEB SITE.
East9KC.com does not claim ownership of the materials you provide to East9KC.com (including feedback and suggestions) or post, upload, input or submit to any Services or its associated services for review by the general public, or by the members of any public or private community, (each a “Submission” and collectively “Submissions”). However, by posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting (“Posting”) your Submission you are granting East9KC.com, its affiliated companies and necessary sub-licensees permission to use your Submission in connection with the operation of their Internet businesses (including, without limitation, all East9KC.com Services), including, without limitation, the license rights to: copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate and reformat your Submission; to publish your name in connection with your Submission; and the right to sublicense such rights to any supplier of the Services.

No compensation will be paid with respect to the use of your Submission, as provided herein. East9KC.com is under no obligation to post or use any Submission you may provide and East9KC.com may remove any Submission at any time in its sole discretion.

By Posting a Submission you warrant and represent that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to your Submission as described in these Terms of Use including, without limitation, all the rights necessary for you to provide, post, upload, input or submit the Submissions.

In addition to the warranty and representation set forth above, by Posting a Submission that contain images, photographs, pictures or that are otherwise graphical in whole or in part (“Images”), you warrant and represent that (a) you are the copyright owner of such Images, or that the copyright owner of such Images has granted you permission to use such Images or any content and/or images contained in such Images consistent with the manner and purpose of your use and as otherwise permitted by these Terms of Use and the Services, (b) you have the rights necessary to grant the licenses and sublicenses described in these Terms of Use, and (c) that each person depicted in such Images, if any, has provided consent to the use of the Images as set forth in these Terms of Use, including, by way of example, and not as a limitation, the distribution, public display and reproduction of such Images. By Posting Images, you are granting (a) to all members of your private community (for each such Images available to members of such private community), and/or (b) to the general public (for each such Images available anywhere on the Services, other than a private community), permission to use your Images in connection with the use, as permitted by these Terms of Use, of any of the Services, (including, by way of example, and not as a limitation, making prints and gift items which include such Images), and including, without limitation, a non-exclusive, world-wide, royalty-free license to: copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate and reformat your Images without having your name attached to such Images, and the right to sublicense such rights to any supplier of the Services. The licenses granted in the preceding sentences for a Images will terminate at the time you completely remove such Images from the Services, provided that, such termination shall not affect any licenses granted in connection with such Images prior to the time you completely remove such Images. No compensation will be paid with respect to the use of your Images.

MEMBER ACCOUNT, PASSWORD, AND SECURITY.
If any of the Services requires you to open an account, you must complete the registration process by providing us with current, complete and accurate information as prompted by the applicable registration form. You are entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and account. Furthermore, you are entirely responsible for any and all activities that occur under your account. You agree to notify East9KC.com immediately of any unauthorized use of your account or any other breach of security. East9KC.com will not be liable for any loss that you may incur as a result of someone else using your password or account, either with or without your knowledge. However, you could be held liable for losses incurred by East9KC.com or another party due to someone else using your account or password. You may not use anyone else’s account at any time, without the permission of the account holder.

The account holder agrees to pay bills, initial and recurring, by the billing cycle anniversary date. The initial month’s fees are non-refundable. Any cancellation must be made in writing (FAX, or US Post Office Mail) and will become effective at the end of the last billing cycle. Any account that goes unpaid for more than 30 days will be suspended without further notice.

The account holder is responsible for basic working knowledge of his/her operating system/interface (Win 3.x, Win 95, Win 98, Win ME, Linux, Unix, or Mac). Technical support representatives are not responsible for general computer support. Any technical assistance given to the account holder, outside the bounds of Internet service, will be considered a billable service at our standard hourly rate. East9KC.com account(s) are personal and intended to be for private use by the account holder and therefore can not be extended to any other person, corporation, or entity not listed on the account, The account is non-transferable. Login names and passwords are not to be shared with outside parties.

Any mass mailing or mass posting to Usenet Newsgroups is also prohibited, and will result in account termination and regional blacklisting. East9KC.com account holders must abide by the net-wide accepted rules of Internet conduct. An explanation or netiquette can be found at http://www.albion.com/netiquette/index.html and at various other sites on the Internet.

UNSOLICITED E-MAILS
The sending of any unsolicited e-mail advertising messages is called spamming. Spamming is a big annoyance and a major detriment to the Internet industry. East9KC.com does not promote, support, or approve of spamming in any way. It is also against the law. New laws regarding spamming are currently pending in many states around the country. Spamming to or from e-mail service providers against their policy is a civil offense under CBP Code Section 17538.45. Violation of this law may result in the imposition of civil liability against you in accordance with the law. In addition, East9KC.com reserves the right to suspend or cancel the products or services of any East9KC.com user or subscriber in violation of this law.

You could be held liable for the payment of $50 per message, up to $15,000 per day. In addition, East9KC.com reserves the right to suspend or cancel any subscribers’ products or services that is in violation of this law and our AUP without prior notice and without refund.

Upon receipt of the first confirmed SPAM violation your account will be suspended for a period of one week. If a second SPAM violation is received and confirmed, your account will be suspended again for a period of two weeks. If a third SPAM violation is received your account will be cancelled permanently. It is imperative that our clients and users adhere to this policy in order to be in good standing and avoid interruption in their service.

UNSOLICITED FAXES
Federal law prohibits the sending of fax documents to any person or company without their prior consent. Under current law, the recipient of an unsolicited fax can collect the greater of $500 or actual damages for each unsolicited fax, and/or obtain an injunction against you and East9KC.com

East9KC.com does not promote, support, or approve of the sending of unsolicited faxes. Upon the receipt of the first confirmed complaint that you have sent an unsolicited fax, your accounts with East9KC.com may be suspended and/or permanently canceled. East9KC.com is not responsible for reimbursement of monthly fees, money spent on advertising, or potential loss of revenue due to suspension or cancellation of your account pursuant to a violation of this policy.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
USER’S GRANT OF LIMITED LICENSE
By posting or submitting content to any East9KC.com website, you: Grant East9KC.com the right to use, reproduce, display, adapt, modify, distribute and have distributed the content in any form, anywhere and for any purpose, subject to East9KC.com Privacy Statement, which is incorporated in and made a part of this Policy; and, Warrant and represent that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to the content and that public posting and use of your content by East9KC.com will not infringe or violate the rights of any third party.

UNSOLICITED IDEA SUBMISSION POLICY.
EAST9KC.COM OR ANY OF ITS EMPLOYEES DO NOT ACCEPT OR CONSIDER UNSOLICITED IDEAS, INCLUDING IDEAS FOR NEW ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS, NEW PROMOTIONS, NEW PRODUCTS OR TECHNOLOGIES, PROCESSES, MATERIALS, MARKETING PLANS OR NEW PRODUCT NAMES. PLEASE DO NOT SEND ANY ORIGINAL CREATIVE ARTWORK, SAMPLES, DEMOS, OR OTHER WORKS. THE SOLE PURPOSE OF THIS POLICY IS TO AVOID POTENTIAL MISUNDERSTANDINGS OR DISPUTES WHEN EAST9KC.COM ‘S PRODUCTS OR MARKETING STRATEGIES MIGHT SEEM SIMILAR TO IDEAS SUBMITTED TO EAST9KC.COM SO, PLEASE DO NOT SEND YOUR UNSOLICITED IDEAS TO THE EAST9KC.COM OR ANYONE AT EAST9KC.COM IF, DESPITE OUR REQUEST THAT YOU NOT SEND US YOUR IDEAS AND MATERIALS, YOU STILL SEND THEM, PLEASE UNDERSTAND THAT EAST9KC.COM MAKES NO ASSURANCES THAT YOUR IDEAS AND MATERIALS WILL BE TREATED AS CONFIDENTIAL OR PROPRIETARY.

TERMINATION
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Please send reports of any activity in violation of this TOU, to webmaster@east9kc.com. East9KC.com will investigate incidents involving such violations and may involve and will cooperate with law enforcement officials if a criminal violation is suspected. Any such violation may result in criminal and civil liability. Generally, any complaints you may have regarding unlawful use, e-mail abuse, copyright infringement or system or network security issues should be sent to webmaster@east9kc.com.

SPECIAL ADMONITIONS FOR INTERNATIONAL USE
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INDEMNITY
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NO RESALE OF SERVICE
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GENERAL PRACTICES REGARDING USE AND STORAGE
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MODIFICATIONS TO SERVICE
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DEALINGS WITH ADVERTISERS
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LINKS
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EAST9KC.COM ‘S PROPRIETARY RIGHTS
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East9KC.com grants you a personal, non-transferable and non-exclusive right and license to use the object code of its Software on a single computer; provided that you do not (and do not allow any third party to) copy, modify, create a derivative work of, reverse engineer, reverse assemble or otherwise attempt to discover any source code, sell, assign, sublicense, grant a security interest in or otherwise transfer any right in the Software. You agree not to modify the Software in any manner or form, or to use modified versions of the Software, including (without limitation) for the purpose of obtaining unauthorized access to the Service. You agree not to access the Service by any means other than through the interface that is provided by East9KC.com for use in accessing the Service.

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  • NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM EAST9KC.COM OR THROUGH OR FROM THE SERVICE SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THE TOU.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
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GOVERNING LAW
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