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 Tea Party Community (TPC )Terms of Service (ToS)


The TPC User Service Agreement and Privacy Policies are also collectively known as “Terms of Service” (ToS). By clicking “Continue” during the registration process you conclude a legally binding agreement with the owners and operators of the Tea Party Community website, also collectively referred to as (TPC), including but not just subject to, mobile application, developer platform, premium services or other information provides by TPC.


If you are using TPC on behalf of a company or other legal entity, you are still individually bound by this User Service Agreement  even if your company has a separate contract / service agreement with TPC.


By Joining the TPC Site, you hereby acknowledge that you have read and understood the terms and conditions of this User Service Agreement and that you agree to be bound by all of its provisions.  Therefore, you also consent to use electronic signatures and acknowledge your decision to join TPC.


 


Requirements and Commitments:


Applicable laws and the User Service Agreement:


In entering into this User Service Agreement you have agreed to comply with all applicable laws, the User Service Agreement may be updated to comply with changes in TPC Policy Guidelines with or without advance notification. The following Policies and Procedures are explained in the following sections of the Terms of Service (ToS), derives from the Tea Party Community (TPC) Principles, and is our terms of service that governs our relationship with users and others who interact with TPC.


Privacy:


We value your privacy. We designed our ToS and referred Data Usage Policy to make important information updates about how you can use TPC to share with others and how we collect and can use your content and information.


 


Distribution of Your Content and Information:


TPC values your ownership to all of the content and information you post on TPC, and you can control how it is shared through your privacy and application settings. In addition:


Sharing Personal Information: This is the information that your friends, non-friends, pages, etc. see on TPC see about you. This can be but not limited to: profile and your status updates, discussions on TPC. You can update your personal information at any time.


Global Feed: New member account are set on "Global" feed status. This means members who are not your friends, can see your status updates and you can see theirs. Members have the option to choose whether the see TPC's "Global" status update feed, or "Regular/Friends" only status update feed. This pertains to TPC's home page main and side feeds. You can modify who's content you see, but can not choose/control who sees your public posted feed content. You can choose who see your other posted content such as; blogs, polls, petitions, contents, quizzes, auctions and events, by selecting your desired privacy setting on each individual item.
Click here to learn more about TPC's home page feeds.


Friends and Contacts: You have the discretion of how much or how little you choose to communicate with the other TPC members.


Privacy:  The content of "private actions" are typically not distributed nor shared with others on TPC. (exculding TPC Staff members)
Other TPC members will be able to view your account "Status" at anytime (eg. Premium Member, Verfied, Restricted, or Banned.


We hereby reserve the right to update and modify this policy at any time. When changes are made, notifications will be posted on the TPC Siteweide Notification on your Homepage, within 48 hours of ToS modifiations. If you do not agree with new policy changes, you should close your account.  Continuing the use of TPC after these changes are published you, therefore are in agreement with the changes and are subject to those changes in the policy document.


For content that is covered by intellectual property rights, like photos and videos (IP content), you specifically give us the following permission, subject to your privacy and application settings: you grant us a non-exclusive, transferable, sub-licensable, royalty-free, worldwide license to use any IP content that you post on or in connection with TPC (IP License). This IP License ends when you delete your IP content or your account unless your content has been shared with others, and they have not deleted it.


 


DELETED IP CONTENT:


When you delete IP content, it is deleted in a manner similar to emptying the recycle bin on a computer. However, you understand that removed content may persist in backup copies for a reasonable period of time (but will not be available to others).


When you use an application, the application may ask for your permission to access your content and information as well as content and information that others have shared with you. We require applications to respect your privacy, and your agreement with that application will control how the application can use, store, and transfer that content and information.


When you post (i.e., publish content, information) using the public setting, it means that you are allowing everyone, including people off of TPC, to access and use that information, and to associate it with you (i.e., your name and profile picture). Members who take other members posted content (such as but not limited to comments on; status updates, blogs, polls, petitions, contests, images, and quizzes) , and repost this on other websites, could be violating that persons copyrights, or privacy.
members who do this with other members content (especially in a negative fashion) could be banned from TPC.


We appreciate your feedback and suggestions about TPC, but please understand that we may use them without any obligation to compensate you for them.



TPC Rights to Ownership In and To The Site and Services:


TPC reserves the right, other than User Content, we own or license all right, and possession of title, and interest in and to (a) the Site and Services, including all software, text, media, and other content available on the Site and Services ("TPC Content"); and (b) TPC's trademarks, logos, and brand elements ("Marks"). The Site and Services, TPC content, and Marks are all protected under U.S. and international laws.



Other Provisions:


Where in: under no circumstances will TPC be held liable for any delay or failure in performance due in whole or in part to any acts of nature or other causes beyond its reasonable control.


 


Security and Protection:


We care about your security and protection and uphold to keep TPC safe, however, we cannot guarantee it. We need your help to keep TPC safe, which includes the following commitments by you:


(A.) You will not post unauthorized commercial communications (such as spam) is strictly prohibited on TPC.


(B.) You will not collect users' content or information, or otherwise access TPC, using automated means (such as harvesting bots, robots, spiders, or scrapers) without our prior permission.


(C.) Engaging in unlawful multi-level marketing, such as a pyramid scheme, is strictly prohibited.


(D.) The uploading of viruses or other malicious code is strictly prohibited.


(E.) You will not solicit login information or access an account belonging to someone else.


(F.) You will not bully, intimidate, or harass any user; violations could result in account restrictions, account banning, civil and or criminal charges.


(F.1) TPC will not tolerate extreme hate speech or the calling for violence against a race, religion, or person which includes but is not limited to: calling for the murder of , encouraging or admitting to illegal activity, etc. This will result in your immediate removal from TPC and could be subject to criminal penalties through the due process of law.


(F.2) Any and all posting of pornography in any form will result in the immediate removal of your account.


(F.3) The Threat of or calling for any violence or armed aggression, towards any State, or Federal Official or Agency is strictly prohibited. TPC will not tolerate any of these type of posts or messages. These acts will result in the immediate banning or your account and possible criminal punishment.


(F.4) You will not post content that: is threatening to a person or group; is pornographic material; incites violence; contains nudity; contains graphic images of gratuitous violence; depicts any human or animal suffering, torture, or death; is deemed illegal. Violation of these terms could lead to the restricting, banning, or deletion of your account , and might possibly include criminal prosecution.
Exception: Some highly graphical images that have political value, may be allowed with our "Mature Content" cover. This image posting exception, will be determined at the sole descretion of our staff, on the individual assement of each image.


(F.5) Any character maligning, malicious/derogatory attack(s), perpetuated by any TPC member against another TPC member or group (on, or outside of TPC) is strictly prohibited and could result in a warning, account restriction, or possible account termination based on the severity of the attack.


(F.6) If your account has been banned, and you wish to appeal, please email banned@teapartycommunity.com.


(H.) You will not develop or operate a third-party application containing alcohol-related, dating or other mature content (including advertisements) without appropriate age-based restrictions.


(I.) Promotions Guidelines will be adhered to and all applicable laws if you publicize or offer any contest, giveaway, or sweepstakes ( promotion and design ) on TPC.


(J.) You agree you will not use TPC to do anything unlawful, misleading, malicious, or discriminatory.


(K.) You agree not participate in any attempts to: disable, overburden, or impair the proper working or appearance of TPC, such as: (DDoS) a denial of service attack or interference with page rendering or other TPC functionality.


(M.) You will not attempt to thwart any technological measure implemented by TPC or any of Tea Party Community’s' providers or any other third party (including another user) to protect the Site or Services.


(N.) You will not attempt to decipher, decompile, disassemble, or reverse engineer any of the software used to provide the Site or Services.


(O.) You will not facilitate or encourage any violations of this User Service Statement or our policies.


 


Registration and Account Security:


We request that all TPC users provide their real names and information. This info will assist us with varifying account ownership pertaining to requests for account recoveries, or reinstatements.

Here are some commitments you can make to help us maintain the security of your TPC account:


You will not create an account for anyone other than yourself without permission.


You will not create more than one personal account.


If we disable your account, you will not create another one without our express permission.


You will not use your personal timeline for your own commercial gain (such as selling your status update to an advertiser).


Registered Users have to be of the age of 13 to access TPC.


Convicted Sex Offenders are not allowed to participate on TPC.


You will keep your contact information accurate and up-to-date.


You will not share your password (or in the case of developers, your secret key), let anyone else access your account, or do anything else that might jeopardize the security of your account.


You will not transfer your account (including any Page or application) to anyone without first getting our written permission.


If you select a username or similar identifier for your account or page, we reserve the right to remove or reclaim it if we believe it is appropriate (such as when a trademark owner complains about a username that does not closely relate to a user's actual name).

Personal profiles and fan/group pages that are created and use a famous name or brand are subject to deletion at our discretion.
These famous persons/brands profiles or pages must be verified with proper documentation by TPC. To verify your personal or business, you can send us copy of official ID for personal accounts or official business filing paperwork for business/organization. Please send to verify@teapartycommunity.com


 


Protecting Other People's Rights:


We respect other people's rights, and expect you to do the same.


You will not post content or take any action on TPC that infringes or violates someone else's rights or otherwise violates the law.


We can remove any content or information you post on TPC, if we believe that it violates this ToS or our policies.


We provide you with tools to help you protect your intellectual property rights. To report an Intellectual Property Infringement , email us at ipi@teapartycommunity.com.


If we remove your content for infringing someone else's copyright, and you believe we removed it by mistake, we will provide you with an opportunity to appeal.


If you repeatedly infringe other people's intellectual property rights, we will disable your account when appropriate.


You will not use our copyrights or trademarks (including Tea Party Community, the Tea Party Community and Logos, or any confusingly similar marks, except as expressly permitted by our Brand Usage Guidelines or with our prior written permission.


If you collect information from users, you will: obtain their consent, make it clear you (and not Tea Party Community) are the one collecting their information, and post a privacy policy explaining what information you collect and how you will use it.


The posting of  anyone's identification documents, or sensitive financial information on TPC is strictly prohibited.


 


Conditions For Use:


You agree to abide by all applicable local, state, national and international laws and regulations and are solely responsible for all acts or omissions that occur under your account made by you by joining TPC and are held by the bounds of the ToS and the User Service Agreement.


 


Mobile and Other Devices:


We currently provide our mobile services for free, but please take note: your carrier's normal rates and fees, such as text messaging fees, will still apply.


In the event you change or deactivate your mobile telephone number, you will update your account information on TPC within 48 hours to ensure that your messages are not sent to the person who acquires your old number.


You agree to provide consent and all rights necessary to enable users to sync (including through an application) their devices with any information that is visible to them on TPC.


 


Payments:


If you make a payment on Tea Party Community or use Tea Party Community Credits, you agree to our Payments Terms.


 


Indemnity:


By accepting these Terms of Service/User Service Agreement, you agree to indemnify and otherwise hold harmless TPC, its officers, employees, agents, subsidiaries, affiliates and other partners from any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or exemplary damages resulting from: (your use of TPC unauthorized access to or alteration of your communications with or through TPC) any other matter relating to TPC.


YOU AGREE TO INDEMNIFY AND HOLD TPC AND ITS SHAREHOLDERS, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, CO-BRANDERS AND OTHER PARTNERS, HARMLESS FROM ANY CLAIM OR DEMAND, INCLUDING ANY ATTORNEYS' FEES, TPC (OR THE OTHER INDEMNITEES) MAY INCUR RESULTING FROM OR ARISING OUT OF YOUR ACTIONS AND/OR ANY CONTENT YOU SUBMIT, POST, TRANSMIT OR MAKE AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SERVICE, YOUR ACCESS AND USE OF THE SERVICE, YOUR CONNECTION TO THE SERVICE, YOUR VIOLATION OF THE TOS/CSA, OR YOUR VIOLATION OF ANY RIGHTS OF ANOTHER. YOU FURTHER AGREE TO INDEMNIFY AND HOLD TPC AND ITS SHAREHOLDERS, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, CO-BRANDERS AND OTHER PARTNERS, HARMLESS FROM ANY CLAIM OR DEMAND, INCLUDING ANY ATTORNEYS' FEES, TPC (OR THE OTHER INDEMNITEES) MAY INCUR RESULTING FROM OR ARISING OUT OF YOUR USE OR TRANSMISSION OF OTHER MEMBERS. CONTENT IN CONNECTION WITH PROMOTIONAL TOOLS AND PROMOTIONAL CAMPAIGNS MADE AVAILABLE BY TPC.


You expressly understand and agree that we shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential, or exemplary damages, including but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data or other intangible losses (even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages). Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages. Accordingly, some of the above limitations may not apply to you. In no event will our total cumulative liability exceed US $10.00.


 


Special Provisions Applicable to Social Plugins:


If you include our Social Plugins, such as the Share or Like buttons on your website, the following additional terms apply to you:


We give you permission to use TPC's Social Plugins so that users can post links or content from your website on TPC.


You give us permission to use and allow others to use such links and content on TPC.


You will not place a Social Plugin on any page containing content that would violate this ToS/CSA Statement if posted on TPC.


Special Provisions Applicable to Developers/Operators of Applications and Websites:


 


If you are a developer or operator of a Platform application or website, the following additional terms apply to you:


You are responsible for your application and its content and all uses you make of Platform. This includes ensuring your application or use of Platform meets our TPC Platform Policies and our Advertising Guidelines set here in.


Your access to and use of data you receive from TPC, will be limited as follows:


You will only request data you need to operate your application.


You will have a privacy policy that tells users what user data you are going to use and how you will use, display, share, or transfer that data and you will include your privacy policy URL in the Developer Application.


You will not use, display, share, or transfer a user’s data in a manner inconsistent with your privacy policy.


You will delete all data you receive from us concerning a user if the user asks you to do so, and will provide a mechanism for users to make such a request.


You will not include data you receive from us concerning a user in any advertising creative.


You will not directly or indirectly transfer any data you receive from us to (or use such data in connection with) any ad network, ad exchange, data broker, or other advertising related toolset, even if a user consents to that transfer or use.


You cannot and will not sell user data. If you are acquired by or merge with a third party, you can continue to use user data within your application, but you cannot transfer user data outside of your application.


We can require you to delete user data if you use it in a way that we determine is inconsistent with users’ expectations.


We can limit your access to data.


You will comply with all other restrictions contained in our TPC Platform Policies.


You will not give us information that you independently collect from a user or a user's content without that user's consent.


You will provide an easy solution to make it easy for users to remove or disconnect from your application.


You agree that you will not show third party ads or web search boxes on TPC.


We give you all rights necessary to use the code, APIs, data, and tools you receive from us.


You agree that you will not sell, transfer, or sublicense our code, APIs, or tools to anyone.


You will not misrepresent your relationship with TPC to others.


You may use the logos we make available to developers or issue a press release or other public statement so long as you follow our TPC Platform Policies.


We can issue a press release describing our relationship with you.


You will comply with all applicable laws. In particular you will (if applicable):


Policies are in place for removing infringing content and terminating repeat infringers that complies with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.


We comply with the Video Privacy Protection Act (VPPA), and obtain any opt-in consent necessary from users so that user data subject to the VPPA may be shared on TPC. You represent that any disclosure to us will not be incidental to the ordinary course of your business.


You give us all rights necessary to enable your application to work with TPC, including the right to incorporate content and information you provide to us into streams, timelines, and user action stories that however can include status updates and posts.


You give us the right to link to or frame your application, and place content, including ads, around your application.


We can analyze your application, content, and data for any purpose, including commercial (such as for targeting the delivery of advertisements and indexing content for search).


To ensure your application is safe for users, we can audit it.


We can create applications that offer similar features and services to, or otherwise compete with, your application.


 


About Advertisements and Other Commercial Content Served or Enhanced by TPC:


At TPC we strive to deliver ads and commercial content that are valuable to our users and advertisers. In order to help us do that, you agree to the following:


You can use your privacy settings to limit how your name and profile picture may be associated with commercial, sponsored, or related content (such as a brand you like) served or enhanced by us. You give us permission to use your name and profile picture in connection with that content, subject to the limits you place.


We do not give your content or information to advertisers without your consent.


You understand that we may not always identify paid services and communications as such.


 


Special Provisions Applicable to Advertisers:


You can target your desired audience by buying ads on TPC or our publisher network. The following additional terms apply to you if you place an order through our online advertising portal


(Order): When you place an Order, you will tell us the type of advertising you want to buy, the amount you want to spend, and your bid. If we accept your Order, we will deliver your ads as inventory becomes available. When serving your ad, we do our best to deliver the ads to the audience you specify, although we cannot guarantee in every instance that your ad will reach its intended target.


In instances where we believe doing so will enhance the effectiveness of your advertising campaign, we may broaden the targeting criteria you may specify.


You will pay for your Orders in accordance with our Payments Terms. The amount you owe will be calculated based on our tracking mechanisms.


Your ads will comply with our Advertising Guidelines.


We will determine the size, placement, and positioning of your ads.


We do not guarantee the activity that your ads will receive, such as the number of clicks your ads will get.


We cannot control how clicks are generated on your ads. We have systems that attempt to detect and filter certain click activity, but we are not responsible for click fraud, technological issues, or other potentially invalid click activity that may affect the cost of running ads.


You can cancel your Order at any time through our online portal, but it may take up to 24 hours before the ad stops running. You are responsible for paying for all ads that run.


Our license to run your ad will end when we have completed your Order. You understand, however, that if users have interacted with your ad, your ad may remain until the users delete it.


We can use your ads and related content and information for marketing or promotional purposes.


You will not issue any press release or make public statements about your relationship with TPC without our prior written permission.


We may reject or remove any ad for any reason.


If you are placing ads on someone else's behalf, you must have permission to place those ads, including the following:


You warrant that you have the legal authority to bind the advertiser to this ToS/ User Service Agreement Statement.


You agree that if the advertiser you represent violates this Statement, we may hold you responsible for that violation.


 


Special Provisions Applicable to Software:


If you download our software, such as a stand-alone software product or a browser plugin, you agree that from time to time, the software may download upgrades, updates and additional features from us in order to improve, enhance and further develop the software.


In addition too you agree that you will not modify, create derivative works of, decompile or otherwise attempt to extract source code from us, unless you are expressly permitted to do so under an open source license or we give you express written permission.


 


Amendments:


We can change this ToS/User Service Agreement Statement and will provide you notice as a sitewide notification or internal message.


For changes to sections (sections relating to payments, application developers, website operators, and advertisers), we will give you a minimum of three days notice. For all other changes we will send out a site wide notification within 48 hours of making ToS Modidifications.


We can make changes for legal or administrative reasons, or to correct an inaccurate statement.


Your continued use of TPC as set forth in this ToS/User Service Agreement Statement following changes to our terms constitutes your acceptance of our amended terms.


 


Termination:


If you violate the letter or spirit of this ToS/User Service Agreement Statement, or otherwise create risk or possible legal exposure for us, we can stop providing all or part of TPC Services to you. We will notify you by email or at the next time you attempt to access your account. You may also delete your account or disable your application at any time.


 


Disputes:


You will resolve any claim, cause of action or dispute (claim) you have with us arising out of or relating to this ToS/User Service Agreement Statement or TPC exclusively in a state or federal court located in Harris County, Texas. The laws of the State of Texas will govern this ToS/User Service Agreement Statement, as well as any claim that might arise between you and TPC, without regard to conflict of law provisions. You agree to submit to the personal jurisdiction of the courts located in Harris County, Texas for the purpose of litigating all such claims.


If anyone brings a claim against us related to your actions, content or information on TPC, you will indemnify and hold us harmless from and against all damages, losses, and expenses of any kind (including reasonable legal fees and costs) related to such claim. Although we provide rules for user conduct, we do not control or direct users' actions on TPC and are not responsible for the content or information users transmit or share on TPC. We are not responsible for any offensive, inappropriate, obscene, and unlawful or otherwise objectionable content or information you may encounter on TPC. We are not responsible for the conduct, whether online or offline, or any user of TPC.


 


ASSOCIATION/AFFILIATION DISLAIMER:

Tea Party Community is not associated or affiliated with Facebook©,  Facebook.com, or Facebook Inc.


DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES


YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT:


YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE IS AT YOUR SOLE OWN RISK. THE SERVICE IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. TPC EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.


TPC MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT (i) THE SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, (ii) THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE, (iii) THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE SERVICE WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE, (iv) THE QUALITY OF ANY PRODUCTS, SERVICES, INFORMATION, OR OTHER MATERIAL PURCHASED OR OBTAINED BY YOU THROUGH THE SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS, AND (v) ANY ERRORS IN THE SOFTWARE WILL BE CORRECTED.


ANY MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE SERVICE IS DONE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK. YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR OR OTHERS. COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY SUCH MATERIAL. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM TPC OR THROUGH OR FROM THE SERVICE SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THE TOS/USER SERVICE AGREEMENT. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT TPC USES COMMERCIALLY REASONABLE EFFORTS TO PROTECT ITS MEMBERS, BUT THAT TPC DOES NOT GUARANTEE THAT THE USE OF THE SERVICE WILL BE SAFE OR SECURE.


NOTWITHSTANDING ANYTHING TO THE CONTRARY CONTAINED HEREIN, AND TO THE EXTENT THAT A JUDGMENT IS RENDERED IN A COURT OF COMPETENT JURISDICTION DISREGARDING ONE OR MORE OF THE WARRANTY DISCLAIMER AND LIABILITY LIMITATION COVENANTS CONTAINED HEREIN, TPC’S AGGREGATE LIABILITY TO YOU SHALL NOT EXCEED THE GREATER OF ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($100) OR THE AMOUNT YOU HAVE PAID TPC IN THE PAST TWELVE MONTHS.


LIMITATION OF LIABILITY


YOU EXPRESSLY ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT TPC SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE, OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLES (EVEN IF TPC HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), RESULTING FROM: (i) THE USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICE; (ii) THE COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS AND SERVICES RESULTING FROM ANY GOODS, DATA, INFORMATION OR SERVICES PURCHASED OR OBTAINED OR MESSAGES RECEIVED OR TRANSACTIONS ENTERED INTO THROUGH OR FROM THE SERVICE; (iii) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR CONTENT, TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA; (iv) STATEMENTS OR CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY ON THE SERVICE; OR (v) ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO THE SERVICE.


OTHER TPC MEMBERS, WITH WHOM YOU CHOOSE TO ASSOCIATE, CONNECT, INTERACT AND/OR SHARE CONTENT AND COULD USE YOUR CONTENT AND/OR LIKENESS IN A MANNER YOU DISLIKE, DISAPPROVE OF OR OTHERWISE FIND OFFENSIVE. HOWEVER, YOU AGREE NOT TO ASSERT ANY CLAIMS, ACTIONS OR DEMANDS AGAINST TPC IN CONNECTION WITH SUCH USE OR ACTIVITIES, WHETHER SUCH USE OR ACTIVITIES ARE AUTHORIZED BY THESE TOS/CSA OR NOT.


EXCLUSIONS AND LIMITATIONS


SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES OR THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. ACCORDINGLY, SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. NO THIRD PARTY BENEFICIARIES.


 


Special Provisions Applicable to Users Outside the United States:


We strive to create a community with consistent standards for everyone, but we also strive to respect local laws. The following provisions apply to users and non-users who interact with TPC outside the United States:


You consent to having your personal data transferred to and processed in the United States.


If you are located in a country embargoed by the United States, or are on the U.S. Treasury Department's list of Specially Designated Nationals you will not engage in commercial activities on TPC (such as advertising or payments) or operate a Platform application or website.


 


Definitions:


Tea Party Community: refers to the features and services we make available, including through (a) our website at www.teapartycommunity.com and any other TPC branded or co-branded websites (including sub-domains, international versions, widgets, and mobile versions); (b) our Platform; (c) social plugins, and other similar offerings and (d) other media, software (such as a toolbar), devices, or networks now existing or later developed.


Platform: refers to a set of APIs and services (such as content) that enable others, including application developers and website operators, to retrieve data from TPC or provide data to us.


Information: Facts and other information about you, including actions taken by users and non-users who interact with TPC.


Content: refers to anything you or other users post on TPC that would not be included in the definition of information.


Data: and or user data, user's data we mean any data, including a user's content or information that you or third parties can retrieve from TPC or provide to TPC through Platform.


Posts: referring to Posts on TPC, we or otherwise made available by using TPC.


Use: refers to any copy, publicly perform or display, distribute, modify, translate, and create derivative works of.


Active Registered User: refers to a user who has logged into TPC at least once in the previous 30 days.


Application: Any application or website that uses or accesses Platform, as well as anything else that receives or has received data from us. If you no longer access Platform but have not deleted all data from us, the term application will apply until you delete the data.


 


Other:


If you are a resident of or have your principal place of business in the US or Canada, this Statement is an agreement between you and TPC, Otherwise, this Statement is an agreement between you and TPC. ToS/User Service Agreement Statement references to “us,” “we,” and “our” meaning either (Tea Party Community, or Political Innovations, LLC ), as appropriate.


This ToS/User Service Agreement makes up the entire agreement between the parties of user and site provider regarding TPC, and supersedes any prior agreements.


If any portion of this ToS/User Service Agreement Statement is found to be unenforceable, the remaining portion will remain in full force and effect.


If we fail to enforce any of this ToS/User Service Agreement, it will not be considered a waiver.


Any amendment to or waiver of this Statement must be made in writing and signed by us.


You will not transfer any of your rights or obligations under this ToS/User Service Agreement to anyone else without our consent.


All of our rights and obligations under this Statement are freely assignable by us in connection with a merger, acquisition, or sale of assets, or by operation of law or otherwise.


Nothing in this Statement shall prevent us from complying with the law.


This Statement does not confer any third party beneficiary rights.


We reserve all rights not expressly granted to you.


You will comply with all applicable laws both international and national when using or accessing TPC.


You may also want to review the following documents, which provide additional information about your use of TPC:


 


Payment Terms:


The additional terms and definitions apply to all payments made on or through TPC.


Platform Page: This page helps you better understand what happens when you add a third-party application or use Tea Party Community Connect, including how they may access and use your data.


TPC Platform Policies: These guidelines outline the policies that apply to applications, including Connect sites.


Advertising Guidelines: These guidelines and policies outline that apply to advertisements placed on TPC.


Promotions Guidelines: These guidelines and policies outline applies if you offer contests, sweepstakes, and other types of promotions on TPC.


Brand Permissions Center: These guidelines outline the policies that apply to use of TPC trademarks, logos and screenshots.


Pages Terms: These guidelines apply to your use of TPC Pages.


Community Standards: These standards have been established to promote the best interests of the site and convey an enjoyable community atmosphere. It’s our expectations regarding the content you post to meet these standards on TPC and your activity on TPC.


 


Your Consent:
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This policy was last modified on September 9th, 2013