Terms of Service
By using the information, services and products available through AnyGivenSaturday.com you are agreeing to the terms and conditions contained herein. AnyGivenSaturday.com reserves the right to modify the Terms of Service at any time, and such modifications shall be effective immediately upon the earlier of (1) a posting of the modified Terms of Service or (2) by e-mail notification to you. You agree to review these Terms of Service periodically to be aware of such modifications and your continued access or use of this Web site shall be deemed your acceptance of the modified Terms of Service. You agree that these standards for notice of changes are reasonable. You acknowledge and agree that AnyGivenSaturday.com may deny you access to or use of all or part of this Web site without prior notice if you engage in any conduct or activities that AnyGivenSaturday.com, in its sole discretion, believes violates any of these Terms of Service, violates the rights of AnyGivenSaturday.com, or is otherwise inappropriate for continued access and use of this website.
RESTRICTIONS ON USE
The staff of AnyGivenSaturday.com offers this website, it's contents and services "as is", with no warranties as to performance, results, or operation without interruption. AnyGivenSaturday.com reserves the right to alter or delete the products, services and information available from this website at any time.
Links to third party sites are provided to you only as a convenience, and do not imply endorsement by AnyGivenSaturday.com or any affiliation with or endorsement by the owner of the linked site. AnyGivenSaturday.com is not responsible for the content of any linked site or any consequences of making the link.
In exchange for use of this website, you agree that any information you submit to us will be current and complete and will not violate the rights of any third parties, and you agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless AnyGivenSaturday.com against any claims by third-parties alleging facts in breach of these representations. All content included on this website, including text, graphics, logos, buttons, icons, and images, is the property of AnyGivenSaturday.com with ownership as indicated by specific copyright and trademark notices and/or context, and is protected by U.S. and international copyright and trademark laws.
You may not view, copy, print, or distribute documents, pages, content or photos on this website without the express written consent of AnyGivenSaturday.com as the applicable copyright owner.
Names, logos, and other trademarks of AnyGivenSaturday.com may not be used apart from the documents or pages on which they appear without prior approval, and may not be used in any manner that implies affiliation with or endorsement by or disparages AnyGivenSaturday.com.
AnyGivenSaturday.com reserves the right to revoke such authorization at any time, and any such use shall be discontinued immediately upon written or electronic notice from AnyGivenSaturday.com.
AnyGivenSaturday.com appreciates hearing from its users and welcomes your comments regarding AnyGivenSaturday.com's products and services. We value your feedback on our products and services, we request that you be specific in your comments on such products and services. Submissions of any creative ideas, inventions, suggestions or materials, will be considered for implementation into our website, with your permission and with appropriate credit. Submissions will not be subject to any obligation of confidence however, and AnyGivenSaturday.com will not be liable for any use or disclosure of any Submission.
This Web site contains bulletin board services, chat areas, news groups, forums, communities and/or other message or communication facilities (collectively, "Communities"). You agree to use the Communities only to send and receive messages and material that are proper and related to the particular forum. By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree that when using a Community, you will not:
*Register to use more than one user name.
*Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others.
*Publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful topic, name, material or information.
*Upload files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy of publicity) unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consents.
*Upload files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another's computer.
*Advertise or offer to sell any goods or services for any purpose without express permission from AnyGivenSaturday.com.
*Conduct or forward surveys, contests, pyramid schemes or chain letters.
*Download any file posted by another user of a forum that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed in such manner.
*Restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Communities.
*Falsify or delete any author attributions, legal or other proper notices or proprietary designations or labels of the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded.
Additional Messageboard Criteria:
Forbidden activity on all boards:
+ Personal attacks/personal namecalling including hate speech
+ Nudity, adult sexual language or humor, really gross stuff
+ Advertising without specific approval
+ Posting of articles copyrighted from other sources in their entirety. Accepted use is posting less than half of the copyrighted article with full attribution given to the copyright owner and a URL to the full copyrighted article.
Forbidden activity on the FCS Discussion board:
+ Gambling posts including "line" talk - the posts or thread will be moved to the Lounge board
+ Non-FCS football talk - the posts or thread will be moved to the Lounge/Other Sports board
+ Pro or post-FCS football talk including all-star games etc. - the posts or thread will be moved to the FCS and the Pros board
+ Threads that have gone way off topic or are out of hand will be closed
+ Moderators will be assigned to have latitude to make all judgement calls
+ No images over 600 pixels width.
+ Avatar and Signature elements should not have sexual, political, religious, smack or other content that could be offensive to others in the spirit that these elements are common on all boards and should be relatively generic. Signatures may contain pictures and/or regular sized or smaller text, but the total block can be no larger than 600 pixels wide and 200 pixels high. If your signature exceeds these parameters, please revise your signature to fall within the acceptable parameters. Any signatures exceeding these parameters may be deleted or altered by the administrative staff, and may result in the loss of signature privileges until the member revises their signature.
Three Strike Moderating and Ban Rule:
+ Warnings: Accumulate no points, have an expiration date. Too many warnings result in a strike given.
+ First strike: Accumulate a certain amount of points, have an expiration date.
+ Second strike: Accumulate a certain amount of points in addition to first strike points, have an expiration date.
+ Third strike: Accumulate a certain amount of points in addition to first and second strike points, results in an AGS ban for a set period of time.
AnyGivenSaturday.Com reserves the right to terminate your access to any or all of the Communities at any time without notice for any reason whatsoever. AnyGivenSaturday.com has no obligation to monitor the Communities. However, AnyGivenSaturday.com reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, in AnyGivenSaturday.com's sole discretion.
You acknowledge that all Communities are public and not private communications and that others may read your communications without your knowledge. Always use caution when giving out any personally identifying information about yourself or your children in any Community. AnyGivenSaturday.com does not control or endorse the content, messages or information found in any Community and, therefore, AnyGivenSaturday.com specifically disclaims any liability with regard to the Communities and any actions resulting from your participation in any Community.
By posting messages, uploading files, inputting data, or engaging in any other form of communication through this website, you are granting AnyGivenSaturday.com permission to: use, modify, copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, publish, sublicense, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell any such communication.
The foregoing grants shall include the right to exploit any proprietary rights in such communication, including but not limited to rights under copyright, trademark, service mark or patent laws under any relevant jurisdiction.
LINKS FROM AnyGivenSaturday.com to other websites
This website contains links to websites operated by third parties or for which content is provided to AnyGivenSaturday.com under either binding or non-binding agreements. These links are provided for your convenience only. AnyGivenSaturday.com does not control such third party websites, and as such is not responsible for the content of these websites or for your commercial transactions with them. Inclusion of links to such websites does not constitute or imply any endorsement of the material on such websites.
THE INFORMATION, SERVICES, PRODUCTS AND MATERIALS CONTAINED IN THIS WEB SITE ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS WITH NO WARRANTY. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, AnyGivenSaturday.com DISCLAIMS ALL REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, WITH RESPECT TO SUCH INFORMATION, SERVICES, PRODUCTS AND MATERIALS, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NONINFRINGEMENT, FREEDOM FROM COMPUTER VIRUS OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS AND IMPLIED WARRANTIES ARISING FROM COURSE OF DEALING OR COURSE OF PERFORMANCE. IN ADDITION, AnyGivenSaturday.com DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE INFORMATION ACCESSIBLE VIA THIS WEB SITE IS CURRENT, COMPLETE UNITERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE. SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
IN NO EVENT WILL AnyGivenSaturday.com, SUPPLIERS OR LICENSORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CONSEQUENTIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, OR FOR THE COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS AND SERVICES, ARISING FROM YOUR USE OR INABILITY TO USE THIS SITE, OR RESULTING FROM ANY GOODS OR SERVICES PURCHASED BY YOU, EVEN IF AnyGivenSaturday.com HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, WHETHER IN AN ACTION UNDER CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE OR ANY OTHER THEORY. BECAUSE SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
These terms are effective until terminated by either party. You may terminate these terms at any time by destroying all materials obtained from our site, 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 AnyGivenSaturday.com if in AnyGivenSaturday.com'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 AnyGivenSaturday.com site and all copies thereof, whether made under the terms of these terms or otherwise. You agree not to submit any information through AnyGivenSaturday.com's communities, or to assist or cause another person to submit information on your behalf.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless AnyGivenSaturday.com, officers, directors, employees, consultants, agents and suppliers from and against any and all claims, liability, damages and/or costs (including but not limited to reasonable attorneys' fees) arising from your use of this website, the violation of these terms and conditions by you, or the infringement by you, or other user of AnyGivenSaturday.com's Web site through the use of your computer, or your infringement of any intellectual property or other right of any person or entity. AnyGivenSaturday.com reserves the right, at its own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you.
GOVERNING LAW & JURISDICTION
These Terms of Service shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Illinois, without giving effect to its conflict of laws provisions. You agree that any legal action or proceeding between you and AnyGivenSaturday.com related to these Terms of Service shall be brought exclusively in a federal or state court of competent jurisdiction sitting in Cook County, State of Illinois.
Any controversy or claim arising out of or relating to this Agreement shall be settled by binding arbitration in accordance with the commercial arbitration rules of the American Arbitration Association. Any such controversy or claim shall be arbitrated on an individual basis, and shall not be consolidated in any arbitration with any claim or controversy of any other party. The arbitration shall be conducted in Chicago, Illinois, and judgment on the arbitration award may be entered into any court having jurisdiction thereof. Either you or AnyGivenSaturday.com may seek any interim or preliminary relief from a court of competent jurisdiction in Chicago, Illinois necessary to protect the rights or property of you or AnyGivenSaturday.com pending the completion of arbitration.
COPYRIGHT AND TRADEMARK NOTICES
The trademarks, logos, copyrights, and service marks displayed on this website are the property of AnyGivenSaturday.com or other third parties. You are not permitted to use the marks without the prior written consent of AnyGivenSaturday.com or such third party that may own the marks. The name "AnyGivenSaturday.com" may not be used in connection with any product or service that is likely to cause confusion among customers, or in any manner that disparages or discredits AnyGivenSaturday.com. Any other logos, trademarks appearing on this site or an affiliated site are the property of their respective owners.
These Terms of Service constitute the entire agreement between you and AnyGivenSaturday.com with respect to this website and supersede and replace all prior or contemporaneous understandings or agreements, written or oral, regarding this website. If any provision of these Terms of Service is found invalid or unenforceable, that provision shall be enforced to the maximum extent possible, and the remaining provisions of these Terms and Service shall remain in full force and effect. AnyGivenSaturday.com's failure to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any provision of these Terms of Service shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right of AnyGivenSaturday.com.
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