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Your Information. As used in this Agreement, the term “Your Information” means any information you provide to OBT Music, or any third party, in using the Site, including in any registration process, or through any email or messaging feature. You are solely responsible for Your Information. Your Information may not: (a) be false, inaccurate, misleading or fraudulent; (b) infringe anyone’s copyright, trademark, trade secret, patent or other proprietary rights or rights of publicity or privacy; (c) violate any law, statute, ordinance or regulation; (d) be obscene, defamatory, libelous, threatening, abusive or harassing, or encourage any of the foregoing; (e) promote any commercial product the sale of which you stand to benefit from; (e) contain any viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancelbots, Easter eggs or other computer programming routines that may damage, detrimentally interfere with, intercept or use any system, data or personal information in an unauthorized way; or (f) create liability for OBT Music or cause it to lose (in whole or in part) the services of its ISPs or other suppliers. You grant OBT Music a non-exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, sublicensable right to exercise the copyright, publicity, and database rights (but no other rights) you have in Your Information, in any media now existing or later invented.
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Copyright Infringement. You agree that you will not use the Site to infringe upon or misappropriate the intellectual property rights, including without limitation the copyrights, of any party. WITHOUT LIMITING THE PRECEDING SENTENCE, YOU AGREE THAT YOU WILL NOT USE THE SITE TO DOWNLOAD OR UPLOAD ANY MUSICAL PERFORMANCES, RECORDINGS, OR COMPOSITIONS, OR OTHER PROPRIETARY MATERIAL, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY CONTENT OF ANY KIND AVAILABLE ON THE SITE UNLESS YOU HAVE OBTAINED ALL NECESSARY RIGHTS AND LICENSES THROUGH PURCHASE OR OTHERWISE. You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless OBT Music, its affiliates, customers, suppliers, and each of its and their employees, officers, directors, successors, licensees, assigns, and advisors (collectively the “OBT Music Parties”) from and against any and all claims, damages, demands, or liabilities, including but not limited to attorneys fees and costs arising out of any claim that Your Information, and/or your actions of any kind with respect to the Site infringes upon or misappropriates, violates, or infringes any party’s personal or proprietary rights of any kind.
Interference and Unauthorized Access. You agree that you will not: (a) attempt to circumvent user authentication or the security of any OBT Music account; (b) use any robot, spider, other automatic device, or manual process to monitor or copy OBT Music's web pages or the content contained in them; (c) use any device, software or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Site; or (d) take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on OBT Music's infrastructure, including without limitation “denial of service attacks.”
If you in any way violate any system or interfere with network security you may incur criminal or civil liability. OBT Music will cooperate fully with investigations of violations of systems or network security at other sites, including cooperating with law enforcement authorities in the investigation of suspected criminal violations.
COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT CLAIMS PROCEDURE
If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please forward to OBT Music the information described in its Copyright Infringement Policy in accordance with the procedures described in the policy
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GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Legal Compliance. You agree to comply with all applicable domestic and international laws, statutes, ordinances and regulations regarding your use of the Site. Governing Law; Venue. This Agreement and its validity, construction and performance will be governed in all respects by the laws, and in the state and federal courts of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, without regard to its choice of law provisions. You irrevocably agree to accept the exclusive personal jurisdiction and waive any objections to the venue, of such courts.
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Reservation of Rights. OBT Music reserves the right to refuse access to the Site for any reason.
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COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT POLICY
Notice of Copyright Infringement Claims
OBT Music is concerned about protecting the copyright and other intellectual property rights of others. You may notify OBT Music by providing the following information to our designated agent, as required by 17 U.S.C. § 512, if you believe you have a copyright infringement claim resulting from material posted on this website:
1. A physical or electronic signature of the owner, or a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;
2. Identification of the copyrighted work, or a representative listing of the copyrighted works, claimed to have been infringed;
3. Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and information reasonably sufficient to allow the service provider to locate the material;
4. Information reasonably sufficient to allow us to contact you, including your address, telephone number, and if available, your electronic mail address;
5. A statement that you have a good-faith belief that the use of the material as described is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
6. A statement that the information in your notification is accurate, and under the penalty of perjury, that you are the owner, or are authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
Please provide your notification to our designated agent who may be contacted as follows:
Designated Agent: Tom Phillips
Address: PO Box 138, Westborough, MA 01581
LAST UPDATED: May 7, 2007