Last Updated: May 23, 2011
USE OF MATERIAL
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10.1. Defined. Online Forums include chat rooms, blogs, list servs, social media and other online areas or services provided by SLAS in or through which users can post information which may be viewed by SLAS and other users.
10.2. USER POSTINGS. Information on Online Forums may be posted by you or other users. SLAS is not responsible for information posted by you or other Online Forum users. SLAS does not represent or guarantee the accuracy, completeness or reliability of any information posted on any Online Forum nor does SLAS endorse any opinions expressed in any Online Forum unless expressly identified as an SLAS opinion. YOUR USE AND RELIANCE ON INFORMATION POSTED ON AN ONLINE FORUM IS AT YOUR OWN RISK.
10.3. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR POSTINGS. Think before you speak. Online Forums are public forums. Once you have posted information you should assume that everyone in the world can see what you have posted. You are solely responsible for what you say and are responsible for the consequences of any of your postings on an Online Forum.
10.4. SLAS MAY EDIT OR REMOVE USER POSTINGS. SLAS may for any reason edit, refuse to post or remove without notice any information posted by you or any other user to an Online Forum. However, SLAS has no obligation to edit, refuse to post or remove any information, including information you may find objectionable or offensive or that violate this Agreement. Although SLAS may occasionally screen or monitor information posted by users, SLAS is not obligated to do so.
10.5. WHAT TO DO IF YOU THINK SOMEONE IS VIOLATING THIS AGREEMENT. If you believe a user is violating this Agreement, you may e-mail such information to SLAS at firstname.lastname@example.org. However, SLAS does not guarantee that it will and is under no obligation to take any action as a result of your contact.
10.6. WHAT TO DO IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS. It is the policy of the SLAS Board of Directors and SLAS Staff not to post comments or answer inquiries on the SLAS Forum. If you have a question of either the board or staff, you may mail or e-mail your inquiry directly to the party in question or to the SLAS office at email@example.com.
10.7. SLAS MAY EXPEL AND DISCIPLINE USERS. SLAS reserves the right to expel any user and to prevent further access by any user to an Online Forum for any reason or for no reason at all. However, SLAS has no obligation to expel a user or to prevent further access to an Online Forum.
10.8. LICENSE TO USE YOUR POSTINGS. Information you post in an Online Forum, may be reproduced, distributed, displayed and otherwise used by SLAS and other Online Forum users. BY POSTING INFORMATION ON AN ONLINE FORUM, YOU AUTOMATICALLY GRANT SLAS A ROYALTY-FREE, PERPETUAL, IRREVOCABLE, NONEXCLUSIVE AND FULLY SUB-LICENSABLE RIGHT TO USE, REPRODUCE, MODIFY, ADAPT, PUBLISH, TRANSLATE, CREATE DERIVATIVE WORKS FROM, DISTRIBUTE, PERFORM, DISPLAY AND OTHERWISE USE AND EXPLOIT THE INFORMATION (IN WHOLE OR IN PART) WORLDWIDE AND/OR TO INCORPORATE IT IN OTHER WORK IN ANY FORM, MEDIA OR TECHNOLOGY NOW KNOWN OR LATER DEVELOPED. YOU REPRESENT AND WARRANT THAT YOU HAVE THE LEGAL RIGHT TO POST ALL INFORMATION YOU POST TO AN ONLINE FORUM AND THAT YOUR POSTING OF THE INFORMATION DOES NOT VIOLATE ANY CONTRACT; LOCAL, STATE, OR FEDERAL ORDINANCE, REGULATION, STATUTE, OR LAW; OR THE RIGHTS OF ANYONE ELSE.
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