RESTRICTIONS ON USE
Materials used and displayed on the Site, including but not limited to all text, software, photographs, graphics, illustrations, artwork, video, sound, names, logos and trademarks, including "tadwilliams.com" and "shadowmarch.com" (the "Proprietary Materials"), are the exclusive property of Tad Williams and Deborah Beale ("we" or "us"). Proprietary Materials may not be copied without our express written consent. Any other use of the Site and/or the Proprietary Materials, including any reproduction, modification, distribution, uploading, dissemination, retransmission, broadcasting or republication, reprinting or reposting without the prior written permission of the Company is strictly prohibited.
CHAT AND MESSAGE BOARD RULES
Any chat rooms or message board services on our Site are intended for adult use only and subject to the following terms and conditions ("Rules"). By entering a chat room or message board, you agree to obey and observe these Rules. CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 13 ARE NOT PERMITTED TO USE TADWILLIAMS.COM CHAT OR MESSAGE BOARDS WITHOUT VERIFIABLE PARENTAL APPROVAL.
We reserve the right to terminate your chat session or message board membership at any time for any reason. Listed below are some of the violations that may result in our decision to terminate your chat session or message board membership. You agree not to take any of the following actions while using any chat rooms or message boards on our Site:
1. Use explicit/vulgar/obscene language.
2. Post, solicit for exchange or reference sexually explicit images or other material harmful to minors including, without limitation, any photograph, film, video, picture or computer generated image or picture (actual or simulated) or other offensive content.
3. Exploit a minor (any person under the age of 18).
4. Use racially or sexually offensive language.
5. Discuss or incite illegal activity.
6. Harass, abuse, or threaten another participant.
7. Offer for sale products or services.
8. Infringe anyone else's intellectual property rights, including but not limited to any copyright, trademark, rights of publicity or other proprietary rights.
9. Impersonate or represent Tad Williams or any staff member of the Site without authorization from Tad Williams or Deborah Beale.
10. Link to content not allowed in the Site.
11. Post or request personal or other information from a minor (i.e., any person under the age of 18), including, without limitation, any of the following: full name, home address, telephone number, picture or the name of their school.
12. Post any material which you know to be false and/or defamatory.
13. Intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable law or regulation.
You are entirely liable for all activities conducted through your chat session or message board use. We encourage participants not to give personal identifying information to any other user of our Site. We have no control over and shall take no responsibility for the actions of users of our Site.
You acknowledge that you are responsible for whatever Content you submit and you shall have sole responsibility for the Content, including its legality, originality, and non-interference with third-party rights. You agree to indemnify us and hold us harmless from and against any claim arising from any Content that you submit.
These Terms and Conditions and Rules will be governed by the laws of the County and State of California, United States of America, notwithstanding any principles of conflicts of law. If any part of these Terms and Conditions and/or Rules is void or unenforceable, such part will be deemed severable and such severance will not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. These Terms and Conditions and Rules contain the entire agreement between us relating to your use of our Site.