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Use of and access to the Site is void where prohibited by law. By using the Site, you represent and warrant that your use of the Site does not violate any applicable law or regulation or any obligation. Certain disclaimers apply to the information and services provided by the Site, as set forth in more detail herein. By accessing or using the Site you agree to be bound by such disclaimers.
Rootclaim and its licensors own the Site, including all worldwide intellectual property rights in the Site and the software used to provided the services and information set forth in the Site, and the trademarks, service marks, and logos contained therein. Except as expressly permitted herein, you may not copy, further modify, duplicate, distribute, display, perform, sublicense, republish, retransmit, reproduce, create derivative works of, transfer, sell or otherwise use the Site or any content appearing in the Site. You will not remove, alter or conceal any copyright, trademark, service mark or other proprietary rights notices incorporated in the Site. Nothing in these Terms grants you any right to use any trademark, service mark, logo, or trade name of Rootclaim or any third party.
You may not or attempt to (a) decipher, decompile, disassemble, or reverse-engineer any of the software used to provide the Site or the information therein; (b) circumvent, disable, or otherwise interfere with security-or access-related features of the Site or features that prevent or restrict use or copying of any content in the Site; (c) use any robot, spider, services search or retrieval service, or any other manual or automatic device or process to retrieve, index, data-mine, or in any way reproduce or circumvent the navigational structure or presentation of the Site, (d) make use of the Site in a manner that imposes an unreasonably or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure; (e) make any automated use of the Site in a manner that disrupts the Site or any services we provide; (f) use the Site to violate the legal rights of others, including defaming, abuse, stalking or threatening users; or (g) Use the Site or any information made available through the Site in violation of applicable law or regulation.
You may cite probabilities for individual events as made available on the Site, provided that such citations are accurate, that you clarify that such probability only presents certain odds as calculated by Rootclaim’s algorithms, and provided that you refer to Rootclaim as the source of such probability.
Rootclaim allows you to post certain content on the Site. We refer to all of the foregoing as “User Content”.
Rootclaim has no obligation to accept, display, review or maintain any User Content. Moreover, Rootclaim reserves the right to delete or move user Content from the Site without notice for any reason at any time. User Content that you submit or post may be available to the public, and you should have no expectation of privacy in the same. ROOTCLAIM DOES NOT ENDORSE ANY CONTENT OR ANY OPINION, RECOMMENDATION, OR ADVICE EXPRESSED BY ANY USER AND ROOTCLAIM EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL LIABILITY IN CONNECTION WITH CONTENT.
You are fully and solely responsible for any User Content you submit or post. You agree that you will not act in any way or transmit or post any User Content that: (a) restricts or inhibits use of the Site; (b) impersonates another user or otherwise misrepresents yourself in any manner; (c) infringes (or results in the infringement of) the intellectual property, moral, publicity, or privacy rights of any third party; (d) is (or you reasonably believe or should reasonably believe to be) illegal, fraudulent, or unauthorized, or in furtherance of any illegal, counterfeiting, fraudulent, pirating, unauthorized, or violent activity, or that involves (or you reasonably believe or should reasonably believe to involve) any stolen, illegal, counterfeit, fraudulent, pirated, or unauthorized material; (e) does not comply with all applicable laws, rules, or regulations, including obtaining all necessary permits, licenses, registrations, etc. (in the case of any proposed or actual transaction, “applicable” refers to both your own location and to location(s) of all other parties to the transaction); or would cause Rootclaim to be in violation of any law or regulation, or to infringe any right of any third party; (f) contains falsehoods or misrepresentations that may damage Rootclaim or any third party; (g) imposes an unreasonably or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure; or (h) posts, stores, transmits, offers, or solicits anything that contains the following, or that you know contains links to the following or to locations that in turn contain links to material that is defamatory, harassing or threatening, pornography or any virus, worm, Trojan horse, or other harmful or disruptive component.
By submitting or posting any User Content, you grant Rooclaim and its successors and assigns a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, sub-licensable and transferable license under any of your intellectual property, moral or privacy rights to use, copy, distribute, transmit, modify, prepare derivative works of, publicly display, and publicly perform such User Content on, through or in connection with the Site or other services provided by Rootclaim in any media formats and through any media channels.
If you provide Rootclaim with any information or citations to information, Rootclaim may make any use it wishes of such information (including without limitation including such information in its calculation of any probability), without any obligation to you. For clarity, Rootclaim will have no obligation to compensate you for any information or to cite you as the source of any information.
Rooclaim respects the intellectual property rights of others and expects its users to do the same. Rootclaim will remove all infringing User Content if properly notified that it infringes third party intellectual property rights, and may do so at its sole discretion, without prior notice to users at any time.
Under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (the “DMCA”), it is our policy to respond expeditiously to copyright owners who believe material appearing on the Site infringes their rights. If you believe that something appearing on the Site infringes your copyright, you may send us a notice requesting that it be removed, or access to it blocked. If you believe that such a notice has been wrongly filed against you, the DMCA lets you send us a counter-notice. It is Ascola policy to terminate the account of repeat infringers in appropriate circumstances, taking all facts and circumstances into account. Notices and counter-notices must meet the DMCA’s requirements. We suggest that you consult your legal advisor before filing a notice or counter-notice. Be aware that there can be substantial penalties for false claims. Send notices and counter-notices to our copyright agent: email@example.com.
All content on the Site is provided “As-Is”. Rootclaim expressly disclaims all implied or statutory warranties of any kind relating to the Site and any content available on the Site, including without limitation the warranties of title, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement of proprietary rights, course of dealing or course of performance. Rootclaim disclaims any warranties, express or implied, (i) regarding the security, accuracy, reliability, timeliness and performance of the site (and any content available on the Site); or (ii) that the Site will be error-free or that any errors will be corrected; or (iii) regarding the performance of or accuracy, quality, currency, completeness or usefulness of any information provided by the site.
All content and information presented through the Site is made available using proprietary algorithms of Rootclaim. Rootclaim makes no representation or warranty concerning the accuracy of any of the information made available on the Site. In particular, you understand that by using the Site you may be exposed to content that you may find offensive, indecent or objectionable and that, in this respect, you use the Site at your own risk. Furthermore, all content made available by Rootclaim is intended only to demonstrate the results of Rootclaim’s software algorithms, and no such content is intended to be taken as representing any opinion or claims made by Rootclaim or any objective factual truth.
All probabilities presented on the Site are calculated by making certain underlying assumptions. Rootclaim makes good faith efforts to be transparent about certain important assumptions made in calculating such probabilities, but Rootclaim does not purport to present to users all underlying assumptions made by its calculations. Rootclaim makes no representation or warranty concerning the accuracy of such assumptions. You may disagree with any of the assumptions made by Rootclaim and such differences may result in assigning different probabilities to events than those assigned by Rootclaim.
We are not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate content posted on the Site. We take no responsibility for third party advertisements which are posted on this Site, nor do we accept any responsibility for the goods or services provided by our advertisers. No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by you from us, shall create any warranty not expressly stated in these Terms. If you choose to rely on such information, you do so solely at your own risk. Some states or jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of certain warranties. Accordingly, some of the above exclusions may not apply to you. Check your local laws for any restrictions or limitations regarding the exclusion of implied warranties.
In no event shall we or any of our officers, directors, employees, or agents be liable to you for any damages whatsoever, including without limitation indirect, incidental, special, punitive, or consequential damages, arising out of or in connection with your use of the site, including but not limited to the quality, accuracy, or utility of the information provided as part of or through the site or the services, whether the damages are foreseeable and whether or not we have been advised of the possibility of such damages. In no event shall the aggregate liability of Rootclaim (or its officers, directors, employees or agents) exceed amounts that you actually paid Rootclaim for the use of the Site. As such, if you have not made any payments to Rootclaim for the use of the Site, Rootclaim shall have no liability to you.
Rootclaim assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission or communications line failure. Rootclaim is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any email due to technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or on the Site, including any injury or damage to users or to any person's computer related to or resulting from participation or downloading materials in connection with the Site. Under no circumstances shall Rootclaim be responsible for any loss or damage, including personal injury or death, resulting from use of the Site, or from any content available on the Site.
You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Rootclaim (and its respective employees, directors, officers, subcontractors and agents) against any and all claims, damages, or costs or expenses (including court costs and attorneys’ fees) that arise directly or indirectly from: (a) breach of these Terms by you or anyone using your computer or password; (b) any claim, loss or damage experienced from your use or attempted use of the Site; (c) any third party claims resulting you’re your use of any content or information made available by Rootclaim, (d) your violation of any law or regulation; (e) your infringement of any right of any third party; and (f) any other matter for which you are responsible hereunder or under law.
Last Updated: October 2016
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