WEBSITE TERMS

Using our site:

These terms govern your use of BAtips.com (the site), so please read them carefully. By participating in our online community you accept these terms whether you're registered, contributing content or just browsing. The terms may change from time to time, so check them regularly.

No commercial use of this site is permitted. You may use the site for personal, non-commercial purposes only.

If you are under the age of 18 you need your parents' permission before using the site or registering.

Copyright

All content on the site is owned by BAtips.com (us) or licensed to us by our registered users and other licensees. You may not copy or use any part of our site without permission.

Contributing to the site

You license us the non-exclusive, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, worldwide rights to reproduce, communicate, edit, adapt or otherwise use any content you upload to the site (your content) on the site and in our other products. This includes the right to sublicense to others at our discretion.

You also consent to your content being altered, edited or adapted for such uses, or to ensure your content does not infringe these terms, as we see fit. You consent to us not attributing authorship to you, or only attributing your registered name.

Prohibited content

You must ensure that your content does not contain anything that breaches any laws or rights, including by:

-defaming any person
-breaching any intellectual property rights
-containing personal information (contrary to our privacy policy)
-containing commercial advertising
-containing excessively coarse language or content

If you would like to include someone else's copyright material or trademark in your content you must first obtain their written permission.

Removal of content and termination of accounts

We may remove your content from the site in our discretion. Serious or multiple breaches of these terms may result in termination of your registration and any future accounts.

Reporting abuse

If you believe any content on our site infringes these terms, please use the report abuse function available throughout the site.

Your privacy

The purposes for which we collect your personal information when you register or email us are: administering the site, sending you a password, contacting you about your content and keeping in touch with you.

If your content breaches these terms or the law, we may pass your details and IP address on to an aggrieved person or law enforcement agency.

Liability

We are not responsible to you or anyone else for any loss, damage, liability, cost or expense suffered in connection with the use of the site or any content on the site. The site is provided 'as is'. We make no warranties or representations about the site or its content and exclude, to the maximum extent permitted by law, any liability which may arise as a result of their use. We will never be liable for any indirect, incidental, special or consequential loss, or loss of profits or revenue arising out of the use of the site. You indemnify us against each claim, action, proceeding, judgment, damage, loss, expense or liability incurred or suffered by, or brought, made or recovered against us in connection with any breach by you of these terms. Any disputes will be dealt with under the laws of British Columbia, Canada.

Updated 18 Dec 2008