PlanetNautique.com Terms of Use

Original: October 25, 2005
Updated: December 22, 2014
v1.5


Short and Sweet:

·         Post messages under the correct topic.

·         Show respect to other people using this board.  No personal attacks or insults are allowed.

·         Do not post messages that are libelous, defamatory, obscene, abusive, pornographic, racist, threatening or an invasion of privacy.

·         Do not post messages that are an infringement of intellectual property rights, including, copyrights and trademarks, of any person or entity.

·         Do not post messages that discuss activities that are illegal in any way or which advocate illegal activity.

·         Keep it clean. No swearing or inappropriate language is allowed. 

·         Users are speaking for themselves, their statements and opinions do not necessarily reflect those of PlanetNautique.com.

Long and drawn out:


INTRODUCTION

PlanetNautique.com is operated by a Nautique enthusiast who funds the site out of pocket
.  The operators of PlanetNautique.com have no affiliation with Correct Craft.

 

The purpose of the site is to provide a place where Correct Craft enthusiasts and any other boating and water sports enthusiasts can share ideas and knowledge, help each other, give advice, buy and sell (non-commercially) and in general promote the water sports industry and water sports boat industry.

ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS

Use of this site signifies your agreement with the following terms of use. If you do not agree with any of these terms of use, please do not use this site. PlanetNautique.com (the “Operator”) reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify these Terms of Use at any time and you agree to be bound by such modifications through your use of the PlanetNautique.com.

TRADEMARKS, COPYRIGHTS & RESTRICTIONS

All materials on this site, including, but not limited to, images, illustrations, audio clips, video clips (the "Materials") are protected by copyrights which are owned or licensed by the Operator. PlanetNautique.com is a trademark of the Operator. You may not reproduce, perform, create derivative works from, republish, upload, post, transmit, or distribute in any way whatsoever any Materials from PlanetNautique.com or any other web site owned or operated by the Operator without the prior written permission of the Operator. However, you may download or make one copy of the Materials, and other downloadable items displayed on the site, for personal non-commercial home use only, provided all copyright and other notices contained in the Materials are left intact. Any modification of the Materials, or any portion thereof, or use of the Materials for any other purpose constitutes an infringement of the Operator’s copyrights and other proprietary rights.

POSTING GUIDELINES, FORUMS & GALLERIES

CORRECT CRAFT DEALERS AND OTHER BUSINESS OWNERS may not list boats or other items for sale without first contacting a site administrator. Generally speaking, we do not allow dealers or other business owners to list boats for sale or offer services on PlanetNautique unless they are a paying site sponsor. For information on becoming a site sponsor, please e-mail Jeff at jeff@planetnautique.com.

We recognize that you post to our bulletin boards, personal messaging, forums, and galleries (the “Forums”) to contribute to PlanetNautique.com community. Without everyone’s contributions, the community would not be viable. Even so, the Operator must protect itself and ensure it is operating within applicable laws. The intent of the Operator is to preserve its rights to operate the service and preserve your rights to the content you submit to our Forums.

By communicating Materials to the Operator’s Forums, you are granting the Operator a royalty-free, non-exclusive, perpetual, irrevocable, unrestricted, worldwide license to publish, transmit, perform and display the Materials for the purpose of operating the site, including, but not limited to advertising
and promoting PlanetNautique.com. You also warrant and represent that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to the Materials you submit and that such use will not infringe or violate the rights of any third party. Furthermore, you agree that the Operator is not responsible for the confidentiality of any information communicated to the Operator’s web site.

The Operator is not responsible for any Materials posted on the Forums. You agree not to upload, transmit, distribute or otherwise publish in these or any other Forums connected with the Operator any Materials which:


1. are libelous, defamatory, obscene, abusive, pornographic, threatening, or an invasion of privacy;
2. are an infringement of the intellectual property rights, including, but not limited to, copyrights and trademarks, of any person or entity;
3. are illegal in any way or which advocate illegal activity;
4. are an advertisement or solicitation of funds, goods, or services;
5. discuss the suspension or banning of members.

There will be no nudity or content that is sexual in nature allowed. We realize that bikinis & boats go together, but there is a line that can be crossed so please use common sense in this matter. We want this to remain a family-friendly site that is safe for viewers of all ages. This applies not only to images posted in threads & the galleries, but to avatars as well. When you post an image or upload an avatar, ask yourself if it's something that's appropriate for a child to view.

Please stay on topic. Posts that are blatantly off topic from the original thread's subject could be subject to deletion or moved to another forum without warning.

Posting by an individual under more than one ID is not allowed. Official Site Sponsors may have one ID to use as the business, and one ID to use for personal use if desired.

Retailers & Vendors - This site is for the enjoyment of our members. Please do not use it for advertising products or other websites. If you have a service or product that you feel our members may benefit from, please contact the moderating team prior to posting. 

 

Please do not post direct contact information for anyone at Correct Craft, Inc. without express written permission from the individual.


Failure to comply with the above guidelines will be subject to the following actions:

·      First offense: Contact by a moderator.

·      Second offense: Official warning by a moderator.

·      Third offense: Member will be banned from the site.

In addition, if any member becomes a disruptive influence to the site, the moderator may bypass the above 3 actions & ban that member. No one person is bigger than the community.

The Operator does not and cannot review or monitor every posting made on this web site and on the Forums, and is not responsible as such for the content of such postings. However, the Operator reserves the right at all times to disclose any information necessary in its sole discretion to satisfy any law, regulation or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or remove any information or Materials, in whole or in part, that in the Operator’s sole discretion are objectionable or in violation of these terms and conditions.

All other submissions:
Any Materials, suggestions, ideas, or concepts that are submitted for use outside the Forums shall become, and remain, the property of the Operator. You grant the Operator a royalty-free, non-exclusive, perpetual, irrevocable, unrestricted, worldwide license to develop, publish, transmit, perform and display the Materials, suggestions, ideas, or concepts for any purpose, including, but not limited to, advertising and promotional purposes. You also warrant and represent that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to the Materials, suggestions, ideas, or concepts you submit and that such use will not infringe or violate the rights of any third party. Furthermore, you agree that the Operator is not responsible for the confidentiality of any information communicated to the Operator’s web site.

LINKS

The Operator is not responsible for the content of any sites which may be linked to PlanetNautique.com. These links are provided for your convenience only and you access them at your own risk.

DISCLAIMERS

By using this web site and/or posting Materials, you agree to indemnify the Operator, its officers, directors, employees, agents, distributors and affiliates for any and all claims, damages, losses and causes of action arising out of your breach or alleged breach of this agreement. THE MATERIALS ON THIS SITE ARE TRANSMITTED AND DISTRIBUTED "AS IS" AND APPEAR ON THE SITE WITHOUT EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, WARRANTIES OF TITLE, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. THE OPERATOR MAKES NO WARRANTY AS TO THE QUALITY, ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS AND VALIDITY OF ANY MATERIALS ON THE WEB SITE AND DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED ON THE WEB SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, OR THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED. Where applicable law does not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, the foregoing exclusions may not apply to you.
The Materials provided on this web site are for entertainment and promotional purposes only. Information and opinions expressed in bulletin boards or other Forums are not necessarily those of the Operator. Neither the Operator, nor its officers, directors, employees, agents, distributors or affiliates are responsible or liable for any loss damage (including, but not limited to, actual, consequential, or punitive), liability, claim, or other injury or cause related to or resulting from any information posted on the Operator’s web site.

TERMINATION

The Operator may, in its sole discretion, terminate or suspend your access to all or part of the site, including, but not limited to, any Forums on its site, for any reason, including without limitation, breach of this agreement. In the event this agreement is terminated, the restrictions regarding Materials appearing on the site, and the representations and warranties, indemnities and limitations of liabilities set forth in this agreement shall survive any such termination.

JURISDICTION

This site is controlled by the Operator from the Operator’s headquarters in Locust Grove, Virginia. The Operator does not represent or warrant that Materials on the site are appropriate or available for use in other locations. If you choose to access this site from other locations, you do so at your own risk and are responsible for compliance with any and all local laws.

This agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Virginia, as it is applied to agreements entered into and performed within that State. Any action brought to enforce this agreement or matters related to the site shall be brought in either the State or Federal Courts of Virginia. If any provision of this agreement is deemed void, unlawful or otherwise unenforceable for any reason, that provision shall be severed from this agreement and the remaining provisions of this agreement shall remain in force. This contains the entire agreement between you and the Operator concerning your use of the site, and the agreement shall not be modified, except in writing, signed by both parties.

VERSION
PlanetNautique.com Terms of Use
December 22, 2014
Version 1.5

 

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