ModelGenics (the “Site”) is provided to you for your personal entertainment, information, education, and communication through our featured content and interactive functionality available via the Internet (the “ModelGenics Services”).
You understand that all information, data, text, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages, software, tags, advertisements or other materials (“Content”), whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, are the sole responsibility of the person from whom such Content originated. This means that you, and not ModelGenics, are entirely responsible for all Content that you upload, post, transmit or otherwise make available through the ModelGenics Services. We do not control the Content posted through the ModelGenics Services and, as such, we do not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such Content and disclaim any and all liability in connection with such Content. The opinions expressed in postings or other Content provided through the ModelGenics Services are not necessarily those of ModelGenics or its owner, content providers, advertisers, sponsors, affiliated or related entities. You understand that by using the ModelGenics Services you may be exposed to Content that is offensive, indecent or objectionable. You understand that we are not obligated to pre-screen, regularly review, monitor, delete or otherwise change the Content associated with the ModelGenics Services. We do, however, reserve the right to do so at any time in our sole discretion, for any reason or no reason, and to delete any Content with or without notice. Under no circumstances will we be liable in any way for any Content, including, but not limited to, any errors or omissions in any Content, or any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Content posted, emailed, transmitted or otherwise made available through the ModelGenics Services.
Because ModelGenics does not permit infringement of intellectual property rights through the ModelGenics Services, we will remove all Member Content if properly notified that such Site Content or Member Content infringes on another’s intellectual property rights and at our sole discretion.
ModelGenics does not endorse any Member Content or any opinion, recommendation, or advice expressed therein, and we expressly disclaim any and all liability in connection with Member Content. You agree that you will not submit Member Content that violates the Rules, found here, or material contrary to applicable local, national, and international laws and regulations.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, you understand and agree that once Member Content is incorporated into other aspects of the ModelGenics Services by ModelGenics and/or its members, ModelGenics is under no obligation to delete or ask or require other ModelGenics members to delete that Member Content, and therefore, it may continue to appear and be used through the ModelGenics Services indefinitely pursuant to an irrevocable, worldwide, royalty-free license. You understand and agree that we may retain, but will not display, distribute, or perform, server copies of Member Content that have been removed or deleted.
The content associated with the ModelGenics Services, including without limitation, the text, software, scripts, graphics, photographs, sounds, music, videos, visual interface, design, computer code, interactive features and the like (“Site Content”) and the trademarks, service marks, trade names and logos contained therein, except all Member Content, are owned by or licensed to ModelGenics, subject to copyright and other intellectual property rights under the law. Except as expressly and unambiguously provided herein, ModelGenics does not grant you any express or implied rights, and all rights in and to the ModelGenics Services and the Site Content are retained by ModelGenics.
In accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”) and other applicable laws, we have adopted a policy of disabling or terminating, in appropriate circumstances and at our sole discretion, the account of any ModelGenics member who infringes the intellectual property rights of you, us, or any third party. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, or your intellectual property rights have been otherwise violated, please notify us by following our DMCA notification procedure, found here.
In order to participate in the ModelGenics Services, you must create an account and become a ModelGenics member. All members will receive a password and are responsible for maintaining confidentiality of such password. Each member’s right to use the ModelGenics Services is personal to the member and members are entirely responsible for any and all activities which occur under their account whether authorized or not authorized. You agree to notify ModelGenics of any unauthorized use of your account or any other breach of security known or that should be known to you. You acknowledge and agree that you are solely responsible for your interaction with other members of the Site, and that we have no obligation to monitor or resolve disputes between members of the Site.
You agree not to use the ModelGenics Services for any commercial use, without the prior written authorization of ModelGenics. Prohibited commercial uses include any of the following actions taken without our express approval:
Unauthorized commercial uses do not include uploading Member Content to the ModelGenics Services to promote your business or artistic enterprise, or any use that ModelGenics expressly authorizes in writing.
In addition, the following behaviors or activities are strictly prohibited when using the ModelGenics Services by any member or ModelGenics Services user:
If you produce content that is covered under 18 U.S.C. §2257 labeling requirements, you may be subject to the name- and age-verification, record keeping, and labeling requirements of 18 U.S.C. §2257. You can find more information on 18 U.S.C. §2257 and compliance here.
Membership fees are charged up-front. ModelGenics does not provide refunds or credits for any membership fees. Downgrades to a less expensive membership or cancellation of any membership or termination of any membership will not result in any refund or credit of fees already paid. The cancellation or downgrade of a membership will go into effect at the end of the then-current billing cycle. We may offer other paid services or features associated with the ModelGenics Services, subject to specified terms and conditions, which are incorporated by this reference.
The ModelGenics Services may provide links to other websites or resources. Because we have no control over such websites and resources, you acknowledge and agree that ModelGenics is not responsible for the availability of such external websites and resources, and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products or other materials on or available from such websites or resources. You further acknowledge and agree that we will not be liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such website or resource.
We hereby notify you that parental control protections (such as computer hardware, software, or filtering services) are commercially available that may assist you in limiting access to material that is harmful to minors. Information identifying current providers of such protections is available at ParentalSoftware.org’s website,http://www.parentalsoftware.org.
ModelGenics is a registered trademark and logo. You agree that all ModelGenics’s trademarks, including ModelGenics trade names, service marks, logos and service names are trademarks and the property of ModelGenics. Without our prior permission, you agree not to display or use in any manner any ModelGenics mark. All trademarks included in the ModelGenics Services not owned by ModelGenics are the property of their respective owners. Nothing contained on the ModelGenics Services may be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any right or license to use any trademark.
You understand and agree that the ModelGenics Services are provided “AS-IS” or “AS AVAILABLE,” and that we assume no responsibility for your ability to (or any costs or fees associated with your ability to) obtain access to the ModelGenics Services, nor do we assume any liability for the failure to store or maintain any user communications or personal settings.
Some jurisdictions do not allow the disclaimer, exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the foregoing disclaimer, exclusion and limitation may not apply to you, and you may have other legal rights that vary according to jurisdiction. In no event will damages provided by law, if any, apply unless they are required to apply by law, notwithstanding their exclusion by contract.
We disclaim all liability for any loss or damage arising out of your communications or dealings with any of the businesses, advertisers, ModelGenics members or users of the ModelGenics Services. Your communications or dealings with such businesses, advertisers, members and users are solely between you and them, although we reserve the right to monitor disputes between you and them.
Our maximum aggregate liability to you for any causes whatsoever, and regardless of the form of action, shall at all times be limited to the greater of (A) the amount paid, if any, by you to us in connection with the ModelGenics Services in the 12 months prior to the action giving rise to the liability, or (B) US$100.00. You and ModelGenics agree that any cause of action arising out of or related to the ModelGenics Services must commence within one (1) year after the cause of action accrues, otherwise, such cause of action is permanently barred.
If you promote a contest, sweepstakes or giveaway on ModelGenics without our express, advanced approval, you do so at your risk and you assume all risk and liability; you further agree to hold ModelGenics harmless from any claim, demand or damages.
If there is any claim or dispute about or involving the ModelGenics Services, you agree that the claim or dispute will be governed by the laws of the State of California, United States of America, without regard to conflict of law provisions. You agree to and hereby submit to exclusive personal jurisdiction and venue in the state and federal courts located in the County of Los Angeles, California and the Central District Court, California, respectively, with respect to any such matters, and you agree to waive any and all objections to jurisdiction and to venue. The ModelGenics Services are controlled and offered by ModelGenics in the United States and we make no representation that materials associated with the ModelGenics Services are appropriate or available for use in other locations, and accessing them from jurisdictions where the content is illegal is prohibited. Those who choose to use or access the ModelGenics Services from other jurisdictions do so at their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.