Discussion Board User Terms of Use
THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS SET FORTH BELOW (THE "Terms") GOVERN YOUR USE OF THIS WEB SITE ON THE WORLD WIDE WEB (THE "Site") AND ARE A LEGAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN YOU ("you" or "User") AND ZoneAlarm, a Check Point Software Technologies, Inc. Company, ("ZoneAlarm"). PLEASE READ THESE TERMS CAREFULLY BEFORE ACCESSING THE SITE.
BY CLICKING ON THE "I ACCEPT" BUTTON AND COMPLETING THE REGISTRATION PROCESS, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS. BY CLICKING ON THE "I DECLINE" BUTTON, YOU WILL BE RETURNED TO THE PREVIOUS PAGE AND WILL NOT BE PROVIDED WITH ACCESS TO THE SITE. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH ANY OF THESE TERMS, DO NOT ACCESS OR OTHERWISE USE THIS SITE OR ANY INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THE SITE. YOUR CONTINUED USE OF THE SITE SHALL BE DEEMED TO BE YOUR CONTINUED AGREEMENT TO ABIDE BY EACH OF THE TERMS SET FORTH BELOW.

Modification of these Terms of Use
You agree that ZoneAlarm may revise these Terms at any time. In the event ZoneAlarm revises these Terms, ZoneAlarm will post a notice in the "Announcement" forum of this Site containing a link to the revised Terms. You agree that your continued use of the Site after such revisions have been made will constitute your acceptance of such revised Terms.

User Content
This Site contains information and material posted by users (including you, if you submit material and/or information to this Site) (collectively "User Content"). All users are collectively referred to herein as "Users."
ZoneAlarm is not a publisher of User Content. Accordingly, ZoneAlarm has no more editorial control over such content than does a library or newsstand. Any opinions, advice, statements, services, offers, or other information or content expressed or made available as part of such User Content are those of the respective Users and not of ZoneAlarm. ZoneAlarm does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any User Content, nor its merchantability or fitness for any particular purpose.
The information available through the Site represents the opinions and/or judgments of the respective Users. ZoneAlarm neither endorses nor is responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any opinion, advice, statement or other information set forth on the Site or other content available through the Site. Under no circumstances will ZoneAlarm be liable for any loss or damage caused by a User's reliance on information obtained through the Site. It is the responsibility of User to evaluate the accuracy, completeness and/or usefulness of any information, opinion, advice or other content available through the Site.

General Use Restrictions
In order to be a User of this Site, you must be at least 13 years of age. You represent to ZoneAlarm that you are at least 13 years of age. If you are not at least 13 years of age, you must click the "I Decline" button.

This Site contains certain trademarks, logos, graphics and images (collectively, the "Materials") of ZoneAlarm and are ZoneAlarm's intellectual property. ZoneAlarm grants you a limited, personal, non-exclusive and non-transferable license to use and to display the Materials only on your personal computer and to print a single copy for your personal use. You acknowledge and agree that you have no right to modify, edit, copy, reproduce, create derivative works of, alter, enhance or in any way exploit any of the Materials in any manner. This limited license terminates automatically, without notice to you, if you breach any of these Terms. Upon termination of this limited license, you agree to immediately destroy any downloaded or printed Materials. Except as stated herein, you acknowledge that you have no right, title or interest in or to the Site or any Materials on any legal basis.

Submissions
You acknowledge that you are responsible for the information and material that you submit (each a "Submission") in connection with this Site, and that you, and not ZoneAlarm, will have full responsibility for each such Submission, including its legality, reliability, appropriateness, originality and copyright. Once posted, each Submission shall be deemed to constitute "User Content." You agree that any Submission provided by you in connection with this Site is provided on a non-proprietary and non-confidential basis. You agree that ZoneAlarm shall be free to use or disseminate any Submission on an unrestricted basis for any purpose. You further agree that you will not upload, post or otherwise make available on the Site any material protected by copyright, trademark, or any other proprietary right without the express permission of the owner of such copyright, trademark or other proprietary right, and the burden of determining that any material is not protected by any such right is on you. You shall be solely liable for any damage resulting from any infringement of any copyright, trademark, or other proprietary right, or any other harm resulting from any Submission.

ZoneAlarm asks that you respect our on-line community and participating individuals. Your conduct should be guided by common sense, basic etiquette and the "Community Guidelines" posted by ZoneAlarm on the Site (as periodically revised by ZoneAlarm). To further these common goals when posting Submissions to or otherwise using the Site, you agree not to:
  • Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten, or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others.
  • Participate in off-topic discussions (except as appropriate in the "Miscellaneous" forum).
  • Post any fraudulent, misleading or malicious Submissions.
  • Offer for sale products or services.
  • Disparage the products or services of any company or individual.
  • Link to content not allowed on the Site.
  • Impersonate or represent ZoneAlarm, ZoneAlarm's employees or other industry professionals.
  • Solicit another User's password or other account information.
  • Harvest User names or email addresses for any purpose.
  • Use racially, ethnically, or otherwise offensive language.
  • Discuss or incite illegal activity, or post anything illegal or inappropriate.
  • Use explicit/obscene language or solicit/post sexually explicit images (actual or simulated).
  • Harass, threaten, embarrass, or otherwise denigrate a User.
Unauthorized Activities
Submissions and unauthorized use of any Materials or User Content contained on this Site may violate certain communications statutes and regulations and other applicable laws and regulations, as well as copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity. You alone are responsible for your actions or the actions of any person using your user name and/or password. As such, you shall indemnify and hold ZoneAlarm and its officers, directors, employees, affiliates, agents, licensors, and business partners harmless from and against any and all costs, damages, liabilities, and expenses (including attorneys' fees) incurred by ZoneAlarm or any party ZoneAlarm is required to indemnify in relation to, arising from, or for the purpose of avoiding, any claim or demand from a third party that your use of the Site or the use of the Site by any person using your user name and/or password (including without limitation your participation in the posting areas or your Submissions) violates any applicable law or regulation, or the rights of any third party.

Disclaimer of Warranties
Your use of this Site is at your own risk. This Site may include inaccuracies or errors that may affect the quality of the Site. User Content has not been independently verified or authenticated in whole or in part by ZoneAlarm, and you agree that ZoneAlarm does not warrant the accuracy or timeliness of the User Content contained on this Site. ZoneAlarm has no liability for any errors or omissions in the Materials and/or the User Content.

ZONEALARM MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES OR GUARANTEES WITH RESPECT TO THE LEVEL OF KNOWLEDGE OR EXPERTISE OF ANY USER. ZONEALARM MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES, OR GUARANTEES IN CONNECTION WITH THE SITE, ANY MATERIALS OR USER CONTENT, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE QUALITY, SUITABILITY, TRUTH, ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF ANY INFORMATION, MATERIAL OR USER CONTENT. UNLESS OTHERWISE EXPLICITLY STATED, TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, THE SITE, MATERIALS, USER CONTENT, AND ANY INFORMATION OR MATERIAL CONTAINED ON THE SITE IS PROVIDED TO YOU ON AN "AS IS," "AS AVAILABLE" AND "WHERE-IS" BASIS, AND IS FOR PERSONAL, NON-COMMERCIAL USE ONLY. ALL CONDITIONS, REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES WITH RESPECT TO THE SITE, ANY MATERIALS OR USER CONTENT, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTY RIGHTS, ARE HEREBY DISCLAIMED.

Limitation of Liability
TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, ZONEALARM SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY CLAIMING THROUGH YOU FOR ANY DAMAGES IN CONNECTION WITH THE SITE. IN NO EVENT SHALL ZONEALARM BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY INDIRECT, EXTRAORDINARY, EXEMPLARY, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING LOSS OF DATA, REVENUE, PROFITS, USE OR OTHER ECONOMIC ADVANTAGE) HOWEVER ARISING, WHETHER FOR BREACH OR IN TORT, EVEN IF ZONEALARM HAS BEEN PREVIOUSLY ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.

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Message Edited by Forum-Moderator on 02-08-2007 09:55 AM