RESTRICTIONS ON USE OF MATERIALS
These sites are owned and operated by The Ohio Art Company, (referred to as "Ohio Art, Inc.," "we," "us," or "our" herein). No material from Ohio Art, Inc. websites or any web site owned, operated, licensed, or controlled by Ohio Art, Inc. may be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any way, except that you may download one copy of the materials on any single computer for your personal, non-commercial home use only, provided you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices. Modification of the materials or use of the materials for any other purpose is a violation of Ohio Art, Inc.'s copyright and other proprietary rights. For purposes of these terms, the use of any such material on any other Web site or networked computer environment is prohibited. All trademarks, service marks, and trade names are proprietary to Ohio Art, Inc. or their respective owners.
Our full registration form for individuals over 13 years of age can be found at the Join Now and Not Registered sections of Ohio Art, Inc. family of websites. The form asks individuals 13 and over years of age to supply their first and last name, pick a user name and password, and to provide a birth date, state, country, email address and postal address. In compliance with the Childrens Online Privacy Practices Act (COPPA) individuals under 13 years of age will be asked for their date of birth, first name, gender and country of residence to help us determine the content selected for our Web site and to personalize their experience. We strongly suggest that the user name NOT contain anyones real full name or last name. Parents of individuals under 13 years of age, may limit their childrens access to posting images or content via the Parent Controls page located in the Parents Corner section of OhioArt.com. Parents must be registered in order to access this page.
If you send certain specific submissions (e.g., postings to chat, boards, blogs, galleries, or contests) or, you send us creative suggestions, ideas, notes, drawings, concepts, or other information (collectively, the "Submissions"), the Submissions shall be deemed, and shall remain, the property of Ohio Art, Inc.. None of the Submissions shall be subject to any obligation of confidence on the part of Ohio Art, Inc., and Ohio Art, Inc. shall not be liable for any use or disclosure of any Submissions. Without limitation of the foregoing, Ohio Art, Inc. shall exclusively own all now known or hereafter existing rights to the Submissions of every kind and nature throughout the World in all mediums now hereafter known and shall be entitled to unrestricted use of the Submissions for any purpose whatsoever, commercial or otherwise, without compensation to the provider of the Submissions.
FORUMS AND PUBLIC COMMUNICATION
"Forum" means a chat area, blog, bulletin board, gallery, or e-mail function offered as part of Ohio Art, Inc.. You shall not upload to, distribute through, or otherwise publish through the Ohio Art, Inc. Website any content which is libelous, defamatory, obscene, threatening, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, abusive, illegal, or otherwise objectionable, that would constitute or encourage a criminal offense, violate the rights of any party, or that would otherwise give rise to liability or violates any law. The Forums shall be used only in a noncommercial manner. You shall not, without our express approval, distribute or otherwise publish any material containing any solicitation of funds, promotion, advertising, or solicitation for goods or services. You specifically acknowledge that soliciting other Ohio Art, Inc. Website guests to join or become members of any commercial online service or other organization is expressly prohibited. By uploading materials to any Forum or submitting any materials to us, you automatically grant (or warrant that the owner of such rights has expressly granted) us a perpetual, royalty-free, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from and distribute such materials or incorporate such materials into any form, medium, or technology now known or later developed throughout the World. In addition, you warrant that all so-called "moral rights" in those materials have been waived.
This site is controlled and operated by Ohio Art, Inc. from its offices within the State of Ohio, United States of America, who also holds the copyright to the material found herein. Ohio Art, Inc. makes no representation that materials in the site are appropriate or available for use in other locations. Those who choose to access this site from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable.
These terms are effective until terminated by either party. You may terminate these terms at any time by destroying all materials obtained from any and all Ohio Art, Inc. site(s) and all related documentation and all copies and installations thereof, whether made under the terms of these terms or otherwise. These terms will terminate immediately without notice from Ohio Art, Inc. if in Ohio Art, Inc.'s sole discretion you fail to comply with any term or provision of these terms. Upon termination, you must destroy all materials obtained from this site and any and all other Ohio Art, Inc. site(s) and all copies thereof, whether made under the terms of these terms or otherwise.
DISCLAIMER THE MATERIALS IN THIS SITE ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, OHIO ART, INC. DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. OHIO ART, INC. DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED IN THE MATERIALS 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 VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. OHIO ART, INC. DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF THE MATERIALS IN THIS SITE IN TERMS OF THEIR CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE. YOU (AND NOT OHIO ART, INC.) ASSUME THE ENTIRE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING, REPAIR, OR CORRECTION. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
Under no circumstances, including, but not limited to, negligence, shall Ohio Art, Inc. be liable for any special or consequential damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use the materials in this site, even if Ohio Art, Inc. or a Ohio Art, Inc. authorized representative has been advised of the possibility of such damages. Applicable law may not allow the limitation or exclusion of liability or incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you. In no event shall Ohio Art, Inc.'s total liability to you for all damages, losses, and causes of action (whether in contract, tort (including but not limited to, negligence), or otherwise) exceed the amount paid by you, if any, for accessing this site.
Last Updated 9/03/2007