Last updated March 12, 2020
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- Inappropriate Material.
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- General Disclaimers.
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- Limitations of Liability.
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- Background Information.
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- User Password and Security.
You will choose your own password upon completing the registration process for use of the specific services that require registration. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the password and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your password. You agree to notify us immediately upon becoming aware of any known or suspected unauthorized use(s) of your password, or if at any time your password is, or you believe it has been, lost, stolen, disclosed, or otherwise compromised. You acknowledge and agree that we will not have any responsibility or liability for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with this section.
- User Conduct.
You agree that in connection with your use of this Website, the Content and any services offered through this Website, you will not:
- upload, post, email or otherwise transmit or link to any content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortuous, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, invasive of anyone's privacy, hateful, fraudulent, pornographic, profane, offensive, racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable, discloses personal or private matters or information concerning any person, restricts or inhibits any other person from using or enjoying this Website or its Content, or exposes us or this Website’s users to any harm or liability of any type, in each case as determined by us in our sole discretion, as the case may be;
- intimidate or harass another user through either affirmative or passive means (offenders risk suspension and/or banishment from this Website, as each user is solely responsible for his or her interactions with other users);
- post topics with the sole purpose of starting a dispute; wish illness or injury on any NHLPA members or on other Website users; or harm or attempt to harm minors in any way;
- upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any content that you do not have a right to transmit under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as inside information or proprietary or confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under nondisclosure agreements);
- upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any content that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other intellectual property right of any party;
- upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any advertising, promotional materials, "junk mail", "spam", "chain letters", "pyramid schemes" or any other form of solicitation;
- harvest or collect email addresses or other contact information of other users from any services offered by this Website or this Website itself by electronic or other means for the purposes of sending unsolicited emails or other unsolicited communications;
- upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any material that contains software viruses, worms, "Trojan Horses," or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment; or
- interfere with or disrupt this Website, the services offered by this Website, the Content or servers or networks connected to this Website, the services offered through this Website or the Content, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to this Website, the services offered through this Website or the Content; or intentionally or unintentionally violate, or encourage the violation of, any applicable local, state, provincial, federal, national or international law.
We reserve the right, but have no obligation, to become involved in any way with disputes between you and other Website users, and to resolve said disputes any way in which we see fit.
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- Advertisers and Vendors.
Your correspondence or business dealings with, or participation in promotions of, advertisers and vendors found on or through the services offered through this Website or this Website itself, including payment and delivery of related goods or services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such advertiser and/or vendor. You agree that we shall not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings or as the result of the presence of such advertisers or vendors on this Website or in connection with the Content and/or services offered through this Website. All of your business dealings with vendors and advertisers appearing on this Website or in connection with the Content and/or services offered through this Website shall be at your sole risk.
- Governing Law; Jurisdiction.
You or we may suspend or terminate your account or your use of this Website at any time, for any reason or for no reason, without notice. In the event of termination, you are no longer authorized to access this Website. You are personally liable for any orders placed or charges incurred through your account prior to termination. We reserve the right to change, suspend, or discontinue all or any aspect of this Website at any time without notice.
- Entire Agreement.
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