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By using and/or becoming a member of the bear.net website, you agree to the following Terms of Service (TOS) Agreement. At our sole discretion we may terminate Service should your conduct fail to conform with these Rules and Regulations and conditions of the Terms of Service detailed below. Please read it carefully.

  1. ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS AND CONDITIONS
  2. By viewing content on this site and/or by completing the registration process and clicking the box labeled "I have read, understood, and accept the bear networks TOS agreement," you represent that you are at least 18 years of age, or if the age of consent is higher than 18 where you live, then you have reached that age, and agree to be bound by the agreement.

  3. DESCRIPTION OF SERVICE
  4. Bear Networks is an online service designed to help men with similar interests find and/or meet each other. This service provides many different features that may change from time to time. You must: (1) provide all equipment, including a computer and modem, of other equipment as necessary in order to establish a connection to the World Wide Web; (2) provide for your own access to the World Wide Web and pay any telephone service fees associated with such access.

  5. REGISTRATION INFORMATION
    1. You must be at least 18 years old or older to use this site. If the age of consent is higher than 18 where you live, you must have reached at least that age before using this site.
    2. You do not live in a City, State/Province or Country which does not allow you to obtain or view sexually explicit materials.
    3. You agree to provide honest and accurate information about yourself, including but not limited to (a) your contact and billing information (if required for any current or future paid features); and (b) to maintain and update this information to keep it accurate. If any information provided by you is untrue or incomplete, Bear Networks has the right to terminate your account and refuse you any and all current or future use of this site.

  6. USER CONDUCT
    1. You agree to be responsible for your interactions with other members. You agree that Bear Networks is not responsible or liable for content posted on the service by third parties or members or the conduct of any member.
    2. You agree that as a registered user of the bear.net website, you shall receive a password and an account. You agree that your Bear Networks membership is for your sole, personal use. You may not authorize others to use your membership, and you many not assign or otherwise transfer your account to any other person or entity. Furthermore, you are entirely responsible for any and all activities which occur under your account. You agree to immediately notify us of any unauthorized use of yours account or any other breach of security known to, or suspected by you.
    3. You agree not to use the service for illegal purposes or for the transmission of material that is unlawful, harassing, libelous, invasive of another's privacy, sexually and/or racially offensive, abusive, threatening, harmful, obscene, or otherwise offensive, or that infringes or may infringe on the rights of another.
    4. You agree not to transmit, post, distribute, or reproduce in any way any copyrighted material, trademarks, or other proprietary information without obtaining the prior consent of the owner of such proprietary rights. You agree not to transmit, post, distribute or reproduce in any way any material that violates the rights of another, including but not limited to the intellectual property rights.
    5. You agree not to engage in advertising to, or solicitation of, other members to buy or sell any products or services through the Service. This includes emails or private messages asking or suggesting a member check out a particular website.
    6. You agree not to transmit "junk mail," "spam," "chain letters," or unsolicited mass distribution of email, or to use the Service for any commercial purposes. Determination of what consititues infringing emails or commercial misuse is up to the sole discretion of Bear Networks.
    7. You agree that you are solely responsible for your interactions with other Bear Networks members. Bear Networks reserves the right, but has no obligation, to monitor disputes between you and other members.
    8. You agree not to include in your profile any telephone numbers, street addresses, links to other websites, Uniform Resource Locators (URLs), email addresses or any other sort of contact information, except as permitted in such designated and properly labeled fields. You also agree not to post any photos containing personally identifiable information, children, other people's images without their consent, or otherwise offensive material in any public areas accessible by Bear Networks's general membership. Bear Networks reserves the right, but has no obligation, to reject or remove any profile or photo.
    9. You agree not to impersonate any other user of Bear Networks or any Bear Networks employee.
    10. You agree to abide by all applicable local, state, national, and international laws and regulations in your use of the Service, and agree not to attempt to gain unauthorized access to other computer systems or networks connected to the Service. You also agree not to interfere with the use and enjoyment of the Service by other members.
    11. You agree to not send more than three (3) messages to another member within a 24-hour period without receiving a response. Such behavior is considered harassment and will not be tolerated.
    12. You agree not to reuse, for commercial or non-commercial purposes, any content, including but not limited to articles, advice, other member's ads, or other member's photos found on Bear Networks without express authorization.

  7. PRIVACY
  8. Our Privacy Policy is part of our Service Agreement. By registering on the bear.net website, thereby accepting this service agreement, you also agree to the terms and conditions of our privacy policy.

  9. CONTENT
    1. Opinions, advice, statements, offers, or other information or content made available through the bear.net website are those of their respective authors and Bear Networks, and should not necessarily be relied upon. Such authors are solely responsible for such content. Bear Networks does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information on the service and is not responsible for any loss or damage resulting from anyone's reliance on information or other content posted on the bear.net website or transmitted to Bear Networks members.
    2. It is possible that other Bear Networks members or users (including unauthorized users, or "hackers") may post or transmit information on this site may be sexually explicit, contain other strong language, images or other content of an adult or sexual nature and that you may be involuntarily exposed to such materials. You also agree that Bear Networks has no obligation to you to remove any information that you may find objectional or offensive.
    3. It also is possible for others to obtain personal information about you due to your use of the Service, and that the recipient may use such information to harass or injure you. Bear Networks is not responsible for the use of any personal information that you may choose to disclose on the Service. Please carefully select the type of information that you post on the bear.net website and/or release to others.
    4. Bear Networks reserves the right, but has no obligation, to monitor the materials posted in the public areas of the bear.net website. Bear Networks shall have the right to remove any such material that violates, or is alleged to violate, the law or this Agreement. Notwithstanding this right of Bear Networks, you remain solely responsible for the content of the materials you post in the public areas of the service and your private email messages.

  10. CHANGES TO TOS AGREEMENT
  11. The terms and conditions of this Agreement are subject to change by Bear Networks at any time. We will make an effort to contact you in regards to any changes, however, your continued use of the Service constitutes an affirmative: (1) acknowledgment by you of the TOS and its modifications; and (2) agreement by you to abide and be bound by the TOS and its modifications.

  12. MODIFICATIONS TO SERVICE
  13. Bear Networks reserves the right to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Service with or without notice to you. You agree that Bear Networks shall not be liable to you or any third party for any modification or discontinuance of the Service.

  14. NO RESALE OF SERVICE
  15. You agree not to resell the Service or use of or access to the Service.

  16. TERMINATION
    1. You agree that Bear Networks may, in its sole discretion, terminate or suspend your access to all or part of the Service for any reason, including, without limitation, breach of the Agreement or any subsequent modifications, failure to timely pay membership fees or attempted assignment of your account by you. You acknowledge and agree that termination may be effected without prior notice, and acknowledge and agree that Bear Networks may immediately delete files in your account and withhold from you any further access.
    2. Bear Networks shall not be liable to you or any third party for the termination of Service or any claims related to the termination of Service. Any suspected fraudulent, abusive or illegal activity may be grounds for termination of your account and may be referred to appropriate law enforcement authorities.
    3. Should you object to any terms and conditions of the Agreement, or any subsequent changes to the Agreement, or become dissatisfied with the Service in any way, your only recourse is to immediately: (1) discontinue and terminate your membership with the Service; and (2) to remove your personal ad from the site by following the instructions provided when you created your ad and/or in our FAQ section.
    4. If you choose to sign up for fee based services on the bear.net website, you do so with the understanding that all transactions are non-refundable even upon termination of your Agreement with us.

  17. ADVERTISERS, VENDORS, AND THIRD PARTIES
  18. Your correspondence, transactions or other dealings with advertisers, Bear Networks partners, Mall vendors, or other third parties available on or linked through the bear.net website, including but not limited to payment and delivery of related goods or services, and other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such advertiser, partner, vendor or other third party. Bear Networks does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products, or other materials on or available from such parties or resources. You agree not to hold Bear Networks liable for any loss or damage incurred as the result of your participation with the advertisers, partners, vendors, or other third parties available on or through the Service, or as the result of any dealings with such parties, including but not limited to attendance at events advertised or purchase or use of goods or services offered on or through the bear.net website.

  19. PROPRIETARY RIGHTS
    1. You acknowledge and agree that content, including but not limited to text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, or other material contained in sponsor advertisements or information presented to you by Bear Networks, its partners, or advertisers, is protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents, or other proprietary rights and laws.
    2. By submitting information via any means, a photograph or content to any area accessible to the public or to Bear Networks' membership or staff, you automatically grant, and you represent and warrant that you have the right to grant, to Bear Networks and other bear.net website members an irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, fully-paid, worldwide license to use, copy, perform and display such information and content.

  20. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
  21. The Service and the materials available on or through the Service are without warranties or conditions of any kind either expressed or implied. To the fullest extent permissible under applicable law, Bear Networks disclaims all warranties and conditions, expressed or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties and conditions of merchantability, merchant quality, correspondence to description and fitness for a particular purpose. Bear Networks does not represent or warrant that the Service will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server that makes it available, are free of harmful components. Bear Networks does not represent or warrant that the materials or the results of the use of the materials available through the Service or from third parties will be correct, accurate, timely, reliable, or otherwise.

  22. LIMITS OF LIABILITY
    1. To the fullest extent permissible under applicable law, Bear Networks shall not be liable under any circumstances, including but not limited to negligence, for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages that result from the use of or the inability to use the Service, any changes to the Service, unauthorized access to or alteration of your transmissions or data, any material or data sent or received or not sent or received, or any transactions entered into through the Service. You specifically agree that Bear Networks is not responsible or liable for any threatening, defamatory, obscene, offensive or illegal content or conduct of any other party or any infringement of another's rights, including intellectual property rights. If you are dissatisfied with the Service, the materials available on or through the Service, or with any of Bear Networks's terms and conditions, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using the bear.net website.
    2. You agree to indemnify and hold Bear Networks and each of its stand-alone services, its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers and employees, harmless from any claim, demand, or damage, including reasonable attorney's fees, asserted by any third party due to or arising from the content you transmit to or through, as well as your conduct on or arising from the use of, the Service.

  23. COMMUNICATION
    1. Any communication to Bear Networks shall be made via email or regular mail. Bear Networks may communicate changes to the Agreement or other matters by displaying notices to members generally on the Service, or via email or regular mail, at our sole discretion.
    2. Any and all communication to Bear Networks becomes the property of Bear Networks and may be used for any purposes at our sole descretion. This includes the right to publish any and all letters, emails or other communications sent to us, regardless of the method of transmission.

  24. GENERAL
  25. Bear Networks's failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Agreement shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of the Agreement is found by a court to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties' intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of the Agreement remain in full force and effect. You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to use of the Service or the Agreement must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred.

Last revised November 15th, 2004

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