Terms of Service

Terms of Use for Betanews.com

This Web site is provided to you free of charge, "as is," by Betanews, Inc. ("Betanews").

By using the information, services and products available through this Web site you are agreeing to the terms and conditions contained herein. This Web site contains links to other Betanews sites that contain additional Terms of Use. Your use of any Betanews site shall also subject you to the Terms of Use of each of those sites. To the extent that the Terms of Use on any Betanews site conflicts with any terms and condition contained herein, the Terms of Use of such site shall control.

In order to comply with the COPPA ruling, if you are younger than 13 years of age, you are forbidden from becoming a member of Betanews or posting information on Betanews message boards without direct parental consent. You may have your parent or guardian contact us to verify that you have been granted permission to use this site.

Liability Disclaimer

The information, services and products available to you on this Web site may contain errors and is subject to periods of interruption. While Betanews does its best to maintain the information, services and products it offers on the Web site, it cannot be held responsible for any errors, defects, lost profits, or other consequential damages arising from the use of this Web site.

BETANEWS PROVIDES THE INFORMATION, SERVICES AND PRODUCTS AVAILABLE ON THIS WEB SITE "AS IS," WITH NO WARRANTIES WHATSOEVER. ALL EXPRESS WARRANTIES AND ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT OF PROPRIETARY RIGHTS ARE HEREBY DISCLAIMED TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

IN NO EVENT SHALL BETANEWS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL AND EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, ARISING FROM THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THIS WEB SITE OR FROM ANY INFORMATION, SERVICES OR PRODUCTS PROVIDED THROUGH THIS WEB SITE, EVEN IF BETANEWS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH THIS WEB SITE, OR ANY PORTION THEREOF, YOUR EXCLUSIVE REMEDY SHALL BE TO CEASE USING THE WEB SITE.

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify and hold Betanews, its officers, directors, owners, agents and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys' fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your use of the message boards on Betanews Web sites, the violation of these terms and conditions by you, or the infringement by you, or other user of the message boards using your computer, of any intellectual property or other right of any person or entity. Betanews reserves the right, at its own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you.

Copyrighted Information

The message boards on these Web sites may contain material that has been copied from another individual or entity. Please contact us if you believe someone has posted copyrighted information on a message board contained on these Web sites.

Termination

Betanews reserves the right to terminate your Account at any time or for any reason, with or without notice. Once your Account is terminated you agree not to post on the message boards, or to assist or cause another person to post messages on your behalf.

Miscellaneous

These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the state of California, U.S., and you agree to submit to the personal jurisdiction of the courts of the state of California. In the event that any portion of these terms and conditions is deemed by a court to be invalid, the remaining provisions shall 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 the message boards contained on these Web sites, or the use of these Web sites, must be filed within one year after such claim or cause of action arose.

Copyright and Trademark Notices

All contents in these Web sites are Copyright © Betanews, Inc. All rights reserved.

All other marks that appear throughout these Web sites belong to Betanews, Inc. and are protected by U.S. and international copyright and trademark laws. Any use of any of the marks appearing throughout these Web sites without the express written permission of Betanews, Inc. is strictly prohibited.