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Terms of Use

Throomers.com (the “Website”) is dedicated to providing visitors to the Website with a positive experience, while at the same time protecting our rights and the rights of our users. We have developed these Terms and Conditions to govern your use of the Website.

We, along with our partners, provide content and services to you via  the Website subject to the following terms and conditions.  Your use of the Website tells us you have read and agreed to these Terms and Conditions, and constitutes a binding contract between you and Throomers, regarding your use of the Website. If you do not agree with any of these terms, please exit the Website and cease use immediately.

1. The Website Content

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All of the information, content, and services displayed on, transmitted through, or used in connection with the Website are protected under applicable copyrights and other proprietary rights and are the intellectual property of Throomers and the third party contributors. The use or publication in any medium is strictly prohibited. You may not use such material except as provided in these Terms and Conditions.

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You may use the Content online and solely for your personal, non-commercial use. No other use is permitted unless otherwise expressly permitted by Throomers or the third party contributors.

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Requests to use the Content for any purpose other than as permitted in this paragraph should be submitted toinfi@throomers.com.

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You may not alter or modify in any way, the Website including but not limited to using any software to suppress or alter the display of advertising on the pages of the Website.

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Throomers respects the intellectual property of others. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement or are aware of any infringing material placed by any third party on the Website, please contact us at info@throomers.com.

2. Other Information Content Providers: Non-Staff Contributors, Commenters, Etc.

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The Website may distribute content supplied by other information providers such as non-staff contributors, commenters, etc. Throomers is not responsible for the statements and opinions expressed by those content providers. Responsibility for the accuracy and completeness of such content lies solely with those content providers and is not guaranteed by Throomers.

Neither Throomers or its employees shall be liable to any user or anyone else for claims of defamation, libel, slander, infringement, invasion of privacy and publicity rights, obscenity, pornography, fraud or misrepresentation arising from such content.

3. User-Generated Content: Comments and Other Submissions

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The interactive areas of the Website and Other Channels are provided to give users an interesting and stimulating forum to express their opinions and share their ideas and information. We expressly discourage divulging personal phone numbers and addresses or other information that can be used to identify or locate you.  Throomers reserves the right to delete, move or edit any submission at any time, for any reason or in its discretion, but has no obligation to review or remove any such content.

3.2     By placing material on, or communicating with, the Website, you represent and warrant that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to the content that you provide, that the content is accurate, that it does not violate these Terms and Conditions, and that it will not cause injury to any person or entity. You grant Forbes and its affiliates and related entities a worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license to (or permit others to) use, copy, modify, display, archive, store, distribute, reproduce and create derivative works from all information you publish, post, or otherwise provide to us via the Website or Other Channels, in any form, media, software or technology of any kind now existing or developed in the future.

4. Posting Rules

Interactive areas of the Website and Other Channels are intended to encourage public debate. We expect people to differ – judgment and opinion are subjective things – and we encourage freedom of speech and a marketplace of ideas.

We reserve the right to remove any content posted on the Website or Other Channels at any time for any reason without notice. Decisions as to whether content violates any Throomers’ posting rule will be made by Throomers in its discretion after we have actual notice of such posting.

When using the Website or Other Channels, please do not post material that:

  • contains hateful language, epithets or slurs, or inflammatory attacks of a personal, racial or religious nature, or expressions of bigotry, racism, discrimination or hate.
  • is unreasonably harmful or offensive to any individual or community, or tends to mislead or reflect unfairly on any other person, business or entity.
  • violates any right of Throomers or any third party.
  • violates any municipal, state or federal law, rule, regulation or ordinance, or attempts to encourage such an evasion or violation.
  • unfairly interferes with any third party’s uninterrupted use and enjoyment of the Website.
  • uploads copyrighted or other proprietary material of any kind on the Website without the express permission of the owner of that material.
  • uses or attempts to use another’s account, password, service or system except as expressly permitted by these Terms and Conditions.
  • includes content that constitutes, promotes or encourages illegal acts, violation of any right of any individual or entity, violation of any local, state, national or international rule, or otherwise creates liability.
  • disrupts, interferes with, or otherwise harms or violates the security of the Website.
  • is unrelated to the specific interactive area or the interactive area’s topic.
  • disguises the origin of the post.
  • collects or stores other users’ personal data.

Throomers reserves the right to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any law, regulation or governmental request.

5. Website Security Rules

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You are prohibited from violating or attempting to violate the security of the Website or Other Channels, including, without limitation, (a) accessing data not intended for you, (b) attempting to test the vulnerability of our website or to breach security measures without proper authorization, or(c) attempting to interfere with service to any user, host or network, including, without limitation, via means of submitting a virus to the Website, overloading, “flooding”, “mailbombing” or “crashing”.

6. Communications With Third Parties Through the Website

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Your dealings or communications through the Website with any party other than Throomers are solely between you and that third party. Under no circumstances will Throomers be liable for any goods, services, resources or content available through such third party dealings or communications, or for any harm related thereto.

7. Modification

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Throomers shall have the right, at its discretion, to change, modify, add or remove terms of this agreement at any time without notice. Changes shall be effective immediately. You agree to review this agreement periodically since subsequent use by you of the Website or Other Channels shall constitute your acceptance of any changes.

8. Disclaimer

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ALL MATERIALS AND SERVICES ON THE WEBSITE, OTHER CHANNELS, AND ANY THIRD-PARTY SITES TO WHICH THE FOREGOING LINKS ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” OR “AS AVAILABLE” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. THROOMERS IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE AVAILABILITY OR CONTENT OF OTHER SERVICES. YOU FURTHER ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT THROOMERS SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGE OR LOSS DUE TO THE USE OF OR RELIANCE ON ANY CONTENT, GOODS OR SERVICES AVAILABLE ON OR THROUGH SUCH SERVICES.

THE CONTENT PUBLISHED ON THE WEBSITE MAY INCLUDE INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. CHANGES ARE PERIODICALLY MADE TO THE INFORMATION ON THE WEBSITE. FORBES AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAY MAKE IMPROVEMENTS AND/OR CHANGES TO THE WEBSITE OR OTHER CHANNELS AT ANY TIME INCLUDING CHANGES TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS. THE WEBSITE OFFERS A SEARCH FEATURE WITHIN THE SITE. FORBES EXPLICITLY DISCLAIMS ANY RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE CONTENT OR AVAILABILITY OF INFORMATION CONTAINED IN OUR SEARCH INDEX OR DIRECTORY.

9. Indemnity/Limitation of Liability   

AS A CONDITION OF USE OF THIS WEBSITE AND ANY OTHER CHANNELS, YOU AGREE TO INDEMNIFY,  AND HOLD HARMLESS, THROOMERS RELATED TO ANY CLAIMS AND DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES AND COURT COSTS) ARISING FROM OR RELATING TO ANY ALLEGATION REGARDING: (A) YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE OR ANY OTHER CHANNELS; (B)THROOMERS’ USE OF ANY CONTENT OR INFORMATION YOU PROVIDE, AS LONG AS OUR USE IS NOT INCONSISTENT WITH THIS AGREEMENT; (C) INFORMATION OR MATERIAL POSTED OR TRANSMITTED THROUGH YOUR MEMBERSHIP ACCOUNT, EVEN IF NOT POSTED BY YOU; AND, (D) ANY VIOLATION OF THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS BY YOU.

IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH ANY THROOMERS’ MATERIAL, OR WITH ANY THROOMERS’TERMS AND CONDITIONS, YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USING THE WEBSITE.

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE, SHALL THROOMERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES FROM THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE CONTENT, UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS OR ALTERNATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA, THE CONTENT OR ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN THE CONTENT, EVEN IF ADVISED THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.  YOU SPECIFICALLY ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT THROOMERS IS NOT LIABLE FOR ANY CONDUCT OF ANY USER.

10. General 

These Terms and Conditions have been made in and shall be construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of the State of Florida. Any action to enforce this agreement shall be brought and in and you agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the federal or state courts located in the State of Florida. If any provision is deemed to be unlawful or unenforceable, that shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions.

Any cause of action or claim you may have with respect to the Website must be commenced within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arises or such claim or cause of action is barred. Any failure of Throomers to enforce or exercise any provision of this Agreement shall not constitute a waiver of that right or provision. Neither the course of conduct between the parties nor trade practice shall act to modify any provision of these Terms and Conditions.

11. Service Contact

Contact info@throomers.com with questions or problems with the Website.