Terms & Conditions of Services
Last modified date: Jan 12, 2020
Acceptance of the Terms of Service
The following terms and conditions, together with any documents they expressly incorporate by reference (collectively, these “Terms of Service“), govern your access to and use of www.ThresholdLA.org and www.ThresholdLA.org/membersarea (“we”, “us”, “our”, ours” and/or the “Websites“), including any content, functionality and services offered on or through the Websites, whether as contributor (“Contributor”) or a registered user (“User”). These Terms of Service apply to the Websites, web pages, interactive features, applications, widgets, blogs, social networks, social network “tabs”, or other online or wireless offerings that post a link to these Terms of Service, whether accessed via computer, mobile device or other technology, manner or means.
If you access or use the Websites, whether you click to
accept or not, you agree to all the various terms in these Terms of Service. If
you do not understand all these Terms of Service, you should consult an
attorney before agreeing to any of the Terms of Service.
You consent to entering these Terms of Service
electronically, and to storage of records related to these Terms of Service in
When using the Websites, you shall be subject to any posted
rules, community guidelines, or policies. Such rules, guidelines, and policies
are hereby incorporated by reference into these Terms of Service. We may also
offer other Websites that are governed by different Terms of Service.
Ability to Accept Terms of Service
You affirm that you are at least 18 years of age or the age
of majority in the jurisdiction you are accessing the Websites from, and are
fully able and competent to enter into the terms, conditions, obligations,
affirmations, representations, and warranties set forth in these Terms of
Service, and to abide by and comply with these Terms of Service. If you are
under 18 or the applicable age of majority, you are not permitted to submit
personal information to us or use the Websites. You also represent that the
jurisdiction from which you access the Websites does not prohibit the receiving
or viewing of sexually explicit content.
Changes to the Terms of Service
We may modify or revise these Terms of Service from time to time in our sole discretion and you agree to be bound by such modifications or revisions. Although we may attempt to notify you when major changes are made to these Terms of Service, you are expected to periodically review the most up-to-date version found at http://www.ThresholdLA.org/information/terms, so you are aware of any changes, as they are binding on you.
If we change anything in these Terms of Service, the change
will be reflected in the “last modified date”. You agree that you
will periodically review these terms and refresh the page when doing so. You
agree to note the date of the last revision of these terms. If the “last
modified” date is unchanged from the last time you reviewed these terms,
then they are unchanged. On the other hand, if the date has changed, then there
have been changes, and you agree to re-review the terms, and you agree to the
All changes are effective immediately when we post them and
apply to all access to and use of the Websites thereafter. The updated version
supersedes any prior versions immediately upon being posted, and the prior
version(s) shall have no continuing legal effect. If you do not review new
terms as posted, then you agree that you have waived your right to do so, and
you are therefore bound by the updated conditions, even if you failed to review
the new ones. You are on notice of changes, and your failure to review the
amended terms is your own omission. By continuing to use the Websites
subsequent to us making available an amended version of these Terms of Service,
you thereby acknowledge, agree to and consent to such amendment.
About Our Websites
The Websites allow for uploading, sharing and general
viewing of various types of adult-oriented content by registered and
unregistered users, contributors who desire to share and view visual depictions
of adult-oriented content, including sexually explicit images. In addition, the
Websites contain texts, messages, files, data, information, images, photos,
videos, recordings, materials, code or content of any kind and other materials
posted/uploaded by users, contributors.
The Websites may contain links to third party Websites that
are not owned or controlled by the Websites. The Websites have no control over,
and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices
of any third-party Websites. In addition, the Websites will not and cannot
censor or edit the content of any third-party site. By using the Websites, you
expressly relieve it from all liability arising from your use of any
third-party Websites. Accordingly, we encourage you to be aware when you leave
other Websites that you visit.
The Websites are for your personal use and shall not be used
for any commercial endeavor except those specifically endorsed or approved by
This Websites are for adult-oriented content. Other
categories of content may be deleted at our discretion.
You understand and acknowledge that when using the Websites,
you will be exposed to content from a variety of sources, and that the Websites
are not responsible for the accuracy, usefulness, safety, or intellectual
property rights of or relating to such content. You further understand and
acknowledge that you may be exposed to content that is inaccurate, offensive, indecent,
or objectionable, and you agree to waive, and hereby do waive, any legal or
equitable rights or remedies you have or may have against the Websites with
respect thereto, and agree to indemnify and hold the Websites, their site
operator, their parent corporation, their respective affiliates, licensors,
service providers, officers, directors, employees, agents, successors and
assigns, harmless to the fullest extent allowed by law regarding all matters
related to your use of the Websites.
Accessing the Websites and Account Registration and
We reserve the right to withdraw or amend the Websites, and
any service or material we provide on the Websites, in our sole discretion
without notice. We will not be liable if for any reason all or any part of the
Websites is unavailable at any time or for any period. From time to time, we
may restrict access to some parts of the Websites, or the entire Websites, to
users, including registered users.
You are responsible for:
1. making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to the Websites;
2. ensuring that all persons who access the Websites through your internet connection are aware of these Terms of Service and comply with them.
If you choose, or are provided with, a user name, password
or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must
treat such information as confidential and, you must not disclose it to any
other person or entity and you are fully responsible for all activities that
occur under your user name or password. You also acknowledge that your account
is personal to you and agree not to provide any other person with access to the
Websites or portions of it using your username, password or other security
information. You agree to notify us immediately of any unauthorized access to
or use of your user name or password or any other breach of security by
contacting us at: webmaster@ThresholdLA.org.
You also agree to ensure that you exit from your account at the end of each
session. You should use caution when accessing your account from a public or
shared computer so that others are not able to view or record your password or
other personal information. Although the Websites will not be liable for your
losses caused by any unauthorized use of your account, you may be liable for
the losses of the Websites or others due to such unauthorized use.
If you interact with us or with third-party service
providers, and you provide information, including account or credit card or
other payment information, you agree that all information that you provide will
be accurate, complete, and current. You will review all policies and agreements
applicable to use of third-party services. In the event you use our Websites
over mobile devices, you hereby acknowledge that your carrier’s normal rates
and fees, such as excess broadband fees will still apply.
We have the right to disable any user name, password or
other identifier, whether chosen by you or provided by us, at any time in our
sole discretion for any or no reason, including if, in our opinion, you have
violated any provision of these Terms of Service.
You acknowledge that the Websites reserve the right to
charge fees for its services and Websites access and to change its fees in its
complete and sole discretion.
Limited, Conditional License to Use Our Intellectual
We and our associated logos and names are our trademarks
and/or service marks. Other trademarks, service marks, names and logos used on
or through the Websites, such as trademarks, service marks, names or logos
associated with third party Content providers, are the trademarks, service
marks or logos of their respective owners. You are granted no right or license
with respect to any of the aforesaid trademarks, service marks or logos.
The inclusion of images or text containing the trademarks or
service marks or the name or likeness of any person, including any celebrity,
does not constitute an endorsement, express or implied, by any such person, of
the Websites or vice versa.
The Websites and certain materials available on or through
the Websites are content we own, authored, created, purchased, or licensed
(collectively, our “Works“). Our Works may be protected by
copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret and/or other laws, and we reserve
and retain all rights in our Works and the Websites.
We hereby grant you a conditional, royalty-free, limited,
revocable, non-sublicensable, and non-exclusive license to access our Websites
and Works solely for your personal use in connection with using the Websites.
We grant you a conditional and limited license to access,
view and display Websites and Works, and to create and display transient copies
of the Websites and Works as necessary to view them, conditioned upon your
agreement to display the Websites whole and intact as presented by the Websites
host, complete with any advertising, to not interfere with the display of any
advertising, and to not use ad blocking software of any kind. This limited
license is further conditioned upon your agreement not to use any information
obtained from or through the Websites to block or interfere with the display of
any advertising on the Websites, or for the purpose of implementing, modifying
or updating any software or filter lists that block or interfere with the
display of any advertising on the Websites. Interference with the display of
any advertising on the Websites, use of ad blocking software to block or
disable any advertising while viewing the Websites, or use of information
obtained from or through the Websites to update any ad blocking software or
filter lists, is prohibited, violates the conditions of your limited license to
view the Websites and Works and constitutes copyright infringement.
You may not otherwise reproduce, distribute, communicate to
the public, make available, adapt, publicly perform, link to, or publicly
display the Websites and Works or any adaptations thereof unless expressly set
forth herein. Such conduct would exceed the scope of your license and
constitute copyright infringement.
The Websites provides an “Embeddable Player”
feature, which you may incorporate into your own Websites for use in accessing
the Content on the Websites. You may not modify, build upon or block any
portion or functionality of the Embeddable Player in any way, including but not
limited to links back to the Websites.
The above described license is conditioned on your
compliance with these Terms of Service, including, specifically, your agreement
to view the Websites whole and intact as presented by the Websites host,
complete with any advertising, and shall terminate upon termination of these
Terms of Service. If you breach any provision of these Terms of Service, any
license you have obtained will be automatically rescinded and terminated. In
order to protect our rights some Content made available on the Websites may be
controlled by digital rights management technologies, which will restrict how
you may use the Content. You must not circumvent, remove, delete, disable,
alter or otherwise interfere with any digital rights management technology.
Such conduct is prohibited by law.
If the Websites allows you to download or otherwise copy our
Works, you are not buying or being gifted copies thereof. Instead, you are
licensing a limited, revocable, non-sublicensable, and non-exclusive right to
possess and use the copies for personal, non-commercial use, subject to
specific terms and conditions (the “Download License“). Under
this Download License you may not thereafter reproduce, distribute, communicate
to the public, make available, adapt, publicly perform, or publicly display the
Websites and Works or any adaptations thereof unless expressly set forth
herein. Such conduct would exceed the scope of your Download License and
constitute copyright infringement. At the expiration of your Download License
or the termination of these Terms of Service, you will delete or otherwise
dispose of all copies of Works in your possession.
Content Posted by Users and Contributors
The Websites may contain message boards, chat rooms,
personal web pages or profiles, playlists, forums, bulletin boards and other
interactive features (collectively, “Interactive Services“)
that allow users to upload, post, create, submit, publish, make available,
send, share, communicate, display or transmit to other users or other persons
(collectively, ““) content, data, information, audio and video
(whether live or pre-recorded) content, photographs/pictures, textual content
and other materials, including but not limited to, graphics, messages,
comments, memberships and tangible goods provided, sold, offered, posted or
otherwise contributed by you to the Websites from time to time or content of
any kind (collectively, “Content”) on or through the Websites.
As the Websites’ account holder, you may submit Content to
the Websites and other Websites linked to the Websites including videos and
user comments. You understand that the Websites do not guarantee any
confidentiality with respect to any Content you submit.
You shall be solely responsible for your own Content and the
consequences of posting, uploading, publishing transmitting or otherwise making
available your Content on the Websites. You understand and acknowledge that you
are responsible for any Content you submit or contribute, and you, not us, have
full responsibility for such Content, including its legality, reliability,
accuracy and appropriateness. We are not responsible, or liable to any third
party, for the content or accuracy of any Content posted by you or any other
user of the Websites. We do not control Content you submit or contribute, and
we do not make any guarantee whatsoever related to Content submitted or
contributed by users. Although we sometimes review Content submitted or
contributed by users, we are not obligated to do so. Under no circumstances
will we be liable or responsible in any way for any claim related to Content
submitted or contributed by users.
You affirm, represent, and warrant that you own or have the
necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions to publish Content you
submit; and you license to the Websites all patent, trademark, trade secret,
copyright or other proprietary rights in and to such Content for publication on
the Websites pursuant to these Terms of Service.
You further agree that Content you submit to the Websites
will not contain third party copyrighted material, or material that is subject
to other third party proprietary rights, unless you have permission from the
rightful owner of the material or you are otherwise legally entitled to post
the material and to grant to the Websites all of the license rights granted
For clarity, you retain all your ownership rights in your
Content. However, by submitting Content to the Websites, you hereby grant the
Websites a worldwide, irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, royalty-free, sublicensable
and transferable license to use, exploit, reproduce, distribute, prepare
derivative works of, display, communicate, and perform the Content in
connection with the website’s (and its successors’ and affiliates’) business,
including without limitation for promoting and redistributing part or all of
the Websites (and derivative works thereof) in any media formats and through
any media channels. You also waive to the full extent permitted by law any and
all claims against us related to moral rights in the Content. In no
circumstances will we be liable to you for any exploitation of any Content that
you post. You also hereby grant each user of the Websites a non-exclusive, royalty
free license to access your Content through the Websites, and to use,
reproduce, distribute, display, communicate and perform such Content as
permitted through the functionality of the Websites and under these Terms of
Service. The above licenses granted by you in video Content you submit to the
Websites terminate within a commercially reasonable time after you remove or
delete your videos from the Websites. You understand and agree, however, that
the Websites may retain, but not display, distribute, or perform, server copies
of your videos that have been removed or deleted. The above licenses granted by
you in user comments you submit are perpetual and irrevocable.
The Websites do not endorse any Content submitted to it by
any user or other licensor, or any opinion, recommendation, or advice expressed
therein, and the Websites expressly disclaims any and all liability in
connection with Content. The Websites does not permit copyright infringing
activities and infringement of intellectual property rights on the Websites,
and the Websites will remove all Content if properly notified that such Content
infringes on another’s intellectual property rights. The Websites reserves the
right to remove Content without prior notice.
All Content you submit must comply with the Content
If any of the Content that you post to or through the
Websites contains ideas, suggestions, documents, and/or proposals to us, we
will have no obligation of confidentiality, express or implied, with respect to
such Content, and we shall be entitled to use, exploit or disclose (or choose
not to use or disclose) such Content at our sole discretion without any
obligation to you whatsoever (i.e., you will not be entitled to any
compensation or reimbursement of any kind from us under any circumstances).
In the process of posting Content to the Websites, you may
be asked to provide some personally identifying information, such as your name,
address, e-mail address, a password, and other documentation. You may also be
asked to provide such information in order to use certain features of the
We will keep a record of the information you provide,
including your personally identifiable information. That information may be
linked in our records to other information you provide, including Content. We
will not provide your name or other personally identifying information to our
advertisers or business partners without your permission. Please note that some
of the information you provide in registering for and using the Websites,
including the name used in registering for and using the Websites or other
personally identifying information, may be displayed to other members of the
Websites, and may become public. In addition, we may disclose the personally
identifying information and documentation you provide in some limited
Content Posted by Contributors
If you want to become a Contributor and post Content through the Websites, you must first join our Threshold Contributor Program and agree to the terms and conditions there and provide true and correct personal information. Once you are a Contributor, you may upload content to www.ThresholdLA.org. You must provide true and correct personal information. If the information you provide is not true and correct, you face the immediate termination of your account and you may be subject to legal sanctions. Certain changes to your personal information such as name, and screen name can only be made by our staff. Therefore, if your information appears incorrect or needs to be changed you may need to contact our staff to have this done.
We may, in our sole discretion, decline your application to
join our community of content provider for any reason.
You may be asked to provide a valid email address for
verification purposes and quality assurance, and you agree that we may send you
e-mails, both of a transactional nature and for commercial and promotional
You will choose your own screen name which must be unique to
you, not offensive to others and not in violation of another’s copyright or
trademark. You will also choose your password, which you can change later. It
is imperative that you do not let anyone else use your account (you must keep
your password secret and secure).
You may never use anyone else’s account, just as no one can
ever use yours.
Before you can upload and offer any Content for sale, you
need to verify your identity and age. In order to do so, you need to submit the
following documents in color to us (please submit back and front):
1. A Photo ID meaning a Government Issued ID containing your
Date of Birth, expiration date, your Photo and your full legal name. This could
be, for example, your Driver\’s License (in countries where a National ID is
not mandatory), International Passport, Citizenship Card, State ID, National
Passport or your National ID Card.
You acknowledge that you are solely responsible for the
activity that occurs on your account, and you must immediately notify us if you
believe there has been the slightest breach of security or unauthorized use of
You will be liable for any losses incurred by us due to the
unauthorized use of your account. We are not liable for your losses caused by
any unauthorized use of your account and you specifically waive any such claim
and agree to defend and indemnify us against any such claims made against it by
To the extent you voluntarily create a user profile to
participate in certain select services offered by us, your profile (and its
contents) may be searchable by other users registered through the Websites and
others partnered or networked with us. Likewise, your profile (and its
contents) may be searchable by publicly available search engines.
You have decided to join the community of content
contributors as a Contributor and submit Content. You understand that we do not
guarantee any confidentiality with respect to any Content you contribute.
Subject to what is permitted under applicable law, you are
free to choose the type of Content you produce and post or publish. You shall
be solely responsible for your own Content and the consequences of posting or
publishing such Content. In connection with Content, you affirm, represent,
and/or warrant that: (i) you own or have the necessary licenses, rights,
consents, and permissions to use and authorize us to use all patent, trademark,
trade secret, copyright, right to privacy, right to publicity, or other
proprietary commercial or personal rights in and to any and all your Content to
enable inclusion and use of Content in the manner contemplated by the Websites
and these Terms of Service, and (ii) you have the written consent, release,
and/or permission of each and every identifiable persons in your Content to use
the name or likeness of each individual for use in your Content in the manner
contemplated by the Websites and these Terms of Service.
We are not responsible for any Content that violates a
community’s norms or mores. We expect and demand that you comply with all
federal, state, provincial and local laws when using the Websites and when
submitting or posting Content to the Websites. If you are unsure whether
Content will violate a law, you are urged to contact an attorney prior to
posting the Content. We cannot enforce every jurisdiction’s laws for all
Content that is posted to the Websites. As such, we are not responsible for the
Content of the Websites.
You must evaluate, and bear all risks associated with, the
use of any Content, including any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, or
usefulness, or lawfulness of such Content. In this regard, you acknowledge that
you may not rely on any content created by us or Content transmitted to the
Website. You are responsible for all your Content that is uploaded, posted,
emailed, transmitted or otherwise made available via the service.
If we have a reason to suspect that your Content violates
any third party right, including without limitation any copyright, trademark,
or property right, we can require you to provide us with written evidence of
your ownership of, or right to use, the material in question. If we require
such written evidence, you agree to provide it to us within five working days
of the date of our request. Your failure to provide us with such required
written evidence within that timeframe may lead to the immediate termination of
your account, us demanding compensation from you for any accrued costs and
damages related to such Content and the immediate suspension of any and all
pending payments from us to you.
Please note that you may not permit any other person to use
your account and that you must immediately inform us of any apparent breach of
security, such as loss, theft or unauthorized disclosure or use of a screen
name or password.
Contributors will no commission.
You agree that you will only use the Websites and our services
for the lawful purposes expressly permitted and contemplated by these Terms of
Service. You may not use the Websites and our services for any other purposes,
including commercial purposes, without our express written consent.
You agree that you will view the Websites and its content
unaltered and unmodified. You acknowledge and understand that you are
prohibited from modifying the Websites or eliminating any of the content of the
Websites, including ads. By using the Websites, you expressly agree to accept
advertising served on and through the Websites and to refrain from using ad
blocking software or to disable ad blocking software before visiting the
You agree that you will not use or attempt to use any
method, device, software or routine to harm others or interfere with the
functioning of the Websites or use and/or monitor any information in or related
to the Websites for any unauthorized purpose. Specifically, you agree not to
use the Websites to:
• violate any law (including without limitation laws related to torts, contracts, patents, trademarks, trade secrets, copyrights, defamation, obscenity, pornography, rights of publicity or other rights) or encourage or provide instructions to another to do so;
• act in a manner that negatively affects other users’ ability to use the Websites, including without limitation by engaging in conduct that is harmful, threatening, abusive, inflammatory, intimidating, violent or encouraging of violence to people or animals, harassing, stalking, invasive of another’s privacy, or racially, ethnically, or otherwise objectionable;
• post any Content that depicts any person under 18 years of age (or older in any other location in which 18 is not the minimum age of majority);
• post any Content for which you have not maintained written documentation sufficient to confirm that all subjects of your posts are, in fact, over 18 years of age (or older in any other location in which 18 is not the minimum age of majority);
• post any Content depicting child pornography, rape, snuff, torture, death, violence, or incest, racial slurs or hate speech, (either aurally or via the written word);
• post any Content that contains falsehoods or misrepresentations that could damage the Websites or any third party;
• post any Content that is obscene, illegal, unlawful, defamatory, libelous, harassing, hateful, racially or ethnically offensive, or encourages conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, violate any law, or is otherwise inappropriate;
• post any Content containing unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, spam, junk mail, chain letters, pyramid schemes or any other form of unauthorized solicitation;
• post any Content containing sweepstakes, contests, or lotteries, or otherwise related to gambling;
• post any Content containing copyrighted materials, or materials protected by other intellectual property laws, that you do not own or for which you have not obtained all necessary written permissions and releases;
• post any Content which impersonates another person or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person;
• deploy programs, software or applications designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment, including by engaging in any denial of service attack or similar conduct;
• deploy or use programs, software or applications designed to harm, interfere with the operation of, or access in an unauthorized manner, services, networks, servers, or other infrastructure;
• exceed your authorized access to any portion of the Websites;
• remove, delete, alter, circumvent, avoid or bypass any digital rights management technology, encryption or security tools used anywhere on the Websites or in connection with our services;
• collect or store personal data about anyone;
• alter or modify without permission any part of the Websites or its content, including ads;
• obtain or attempt to access or otherwise obtain any Content or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through the Websites;
• exploit errors in design, features which are not documented and/or bugs to gain access that would otherwise not be available.
Additionally, you agree not to:
• use the Websites in any manner that could disable, overburden, damage, or impair the site or interfere with any other party’s use of the Websites, including their ability to engage in real time activities through the Websites;
• use any robot, spider or other automatic device, process or means to access the Websites for any purpose, including monitoring or copying any of the material on the Websites without our prior written consent;
• use any manual process to monitor or copy any of the material on the Websites or for any other unauthorized purpose without our prior written consent;
• use any information obtained from or through the Websites to block or interfere with the display of any advertising on the Websites, or for the purpose of implementing, modifying or updating any software or filter lists that block or interfere with the display of any advertising on the Websites;
• use any device, bots, scripts, software or routine that interferes with the proper working of the Websites or that shortcut or alter Websites functions to run or appear in ways that are not intended by Websites design;
• introduce or upload any viruses, Trojan horses, worms, logic bombs, time bombs, cancelbots, corrupted files or any other similar software, program or material which is malicious or technologically harmful or that that may damage the operation of another’s property or of the Websites or our services;
• attempt to gain unauthorized access to, interfere with, damage or disrupt any parts of the Websites, the server on which the Websites is stored, or any server, computer or database connected to the Websites;
• remove any copyright or other proprietary notices from our Websites or any of the materials contained therein;
• attack the Websites via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of-service attack;
• otherwise attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Websites.
Monitoring and Enforcement; Termination
We have the right to:
• remove or refuse to post any Content you submit or contribute to the Websites for any or no reason in our sole discretion,
• disclose your personally identifying information or other information about you to any third party who claims that Content posted by you violates their rights, including their intellectual property rights or their right to privacy,
• take appropriate legal action, including without limitation, referral to law enforcement, for any illegal or unauthorized use of the Websites,
• terminate or suspend your access to all or part of the Websites for any or no reason, including without limitation, any violation of these Terms of Service.
Without limiting the foregoing, we have the right to fully
cooperate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or
directing us to disclose the identity or other information of anyone posting
any Content on or through the Websites. YOU WAIVE AND HOLD US HARMLESS AND OUR
SITE OPERATOR, ITS PARENT CORPORATION, THEIR RESPECTIVE AFFILIATES, LICENSORS,
SERVICE PROVIDERS, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, SUCCESSORS AND
ASSIGNS FROM ANY CLAIMS RESULTING FROM ANY ACTION TAKEN BY US OR ANY OF THE
FOREGOING PARTIES DURING OR AS A RESULT OF ITS INVESTIGATIONS AND FROM ANY
ACTIONS TAKEN AS A CONSEQUENCE OF INVESTIGATIONS BY EITHER US, SUCH PARTIES OR
LAW ENFORCEMENT AUTHORITIES.
To maintain our services in a manner we deem appropriate for
our venue and to the maximum extent permitted by applicable laws, the Websites
may, but will not have any obligation to, review, monitor, display, reject,
refuse to post, store, maintain, accept or remove any Content posted
(including, without limitation, private messages, public comments, public group
chat messages, private group chat messages or private instant messages) by you,
and we may, in our sole discretion, delete, move, re-format, remove or refuse
to post or otherwise make use of Content without notice or any liability to you
or any third party in connection with our operation of the Websites in an
appropriate manner. Without limitation, we may do so to address Content that
comes to our attention that we believe is offensive, obscene, violent,
harassing, threatening, abusive, illegal or otherwise objectionable or
inappropriate, or to enforce the rights of third parties or these Terms of
Service or any applicable additional terms, including, without limitation, the
Content restrictions set forth herein.
However, we do not undertake to review Content before it is
posted on the Websites and cannot ensure prompt removal of objectionable
Content after it has been posted. Accordingly, we assume no liability for any
action or inaction regarding transmissions, communications or Content provided
by any user or third party. We have no liability or responsibility to anyone
for performance or non-performance of the activities described in this section.
Account Termination Policy
While pornographic and adult-oriented Content is accepted,
the Websites reserves the right to decide whether Content is appropriate or
violations of intellectual property rights, such as, but not limited to,
obscene or defamatory material. The Websites may at any time, without prior
notice and in its sole discretion, remove such Content and/or terminate a
or otherwise create risk or possible legal exposure for us, we can terminate
access to the Websites or stop providing all or part of the Websites to you.
Copyrights and Other Intellectual Property
The Websites respects the intellectual property of others
and requires that you do the same. You may not upload, embed, post, email,
transmit or otherwise make available any Content that infringes any copyright,
patent, trademark, trade secret, privacy, publicity or other proprietary rights
of any person or entity.
The Websites operates a clear Copyright Policy in relation
to any Content alleged to infringe the copyright of a third party. Details of
that policy can be found at http://www.ThresholdlaLA.org/information/dmca.
If you believe that any Content violates your copyright, please see our
Copyright Policy http://www.ThresholdlaLA.orginformation/dmca
for instructions on sending us a notice of copyright infringement.
As part of our Copyright Policy, the Websites will terminate
user access to the Websites if, under appropriate circumstances, a user has
been determined to be a repeat infringer.
The Websites is not able to mediate trademark disputes
between users and trademark owners. Accordingly, we encourage trademark owners
to resolve any dispute directly with the user in question. If the trademark
owner is unable to reach a resolution with the user, it may send us a notice at
webmaster@ThresholdLA.org. The Websites are
willing to perform a limited investigation of reasonable complaints and will
remove content in clear cases of infringement.
Reliance on Information Posted
The information presented on or through the Websites is made
available solely for general information purposes. We do not warrant the
accuracy, completeness or usefulness of this information. Any reliance you
place on such information is strictly at your own risk. We disclaim all
liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials
by you or any other visitor to the Websites, or by anyone who may be informed
of any of its contents.
This Websites include Content provided by third parties,
including materials provided by other users, bloggers and third-party
licensors, syndicators, aggregators and/or reporting services. All statements
and/or opinions expressed in these materials, and all articles and responses to
questions and other content, other than the content provided by us, are solely
the opinions and the responsibility of the person or entity providing those
materials. These materials do not necessarily reflect our opinion. We are not
responsible, or liable to you or any third party, for the content or accuracy
of any materials provided by any third parties.
Changes to the Websites
We may update the content on the Websites from time to time,
but their content is not necessarily complete or up to date. Any of the material
on the Websites may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no
obligation to update such material.
Information about You and Your Visits to the Websites
All information we collect on the Websites is subject to our
By using the Websites, you consent to all actions taken by us with respect to
Collection and Use of Your Usage Information by
Advertisers and Others
The Websites allow others to display advertisements using
the Websites. These third parties use technology to deliver advertisements you
see using the Websites directly to your browser. In doing so, they may automatically
receive your IP, or “Internet Protocol”, address. Others that place
beacons to collect information, including information about your usage of the
Websites. We do not control the processes that advertisers use to collect
information. However, IP addresses, cookies and web beacons alone generally
cannot be used to identify individuals, only machines. Therefore, advertisers
and others whose advertisements or content may be provided through the Service
generally will not know who you are unless you provide additional information
to them, by responding to an advertisement, by entering into an agreement with
them, or by some other means.
Linking to the Websites and Social Media Features
You may link to the Websites, provided you do so in a way
that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of
it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of
association, approval or endorsement on our part without our express written
This Websites may provide certain social media features that
enable you to:
• link from your own or certain third-party Websites to certain content on the Websites;
• send e-mails or other communications with certain content, or links to certain content, on the Websites;
• cause limited portions of content on the Websites to be displayed or appear to be displayed on your own or certain third-party Websites.
You may use these features solely as they are provided by us
and solely with respect to the content they are displayed with and otherwise in
accordance with any additional terms and conditions we provide with respect to
such features. Subject to the foregoing, you must not:
• cause the Websites or portions of it to be displayed, or appear to be displayed by, for example, framing, deep linking or in-line linking, on any other site,
• otherwise take any action with respect to the materials on this Websites that is inconsistent with any other provision of these Terms of Service.
The Websites from which you are linking, or on which you
make certain content accessible, must comply in all respects with the content
standards set out in these Terms of Service.
You agree to cooperate with us in causing any unauthorized
framing or linking immediately to cease. We reserve the right to withdraw
linking permission without notice.
We may disable all or any social media features and any
links at any time without notice in our discretion.
Links from the Websites
If the Websites contain links to other sites and resources
provided by third parties, these links are provided for your convenience only.
This includes links contained in advertisements, including banner
advertisements and sponsored links. We have no control over, and assumes no
responsibility for, the contents, privacy policies, or practices of those sites
or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage
that may arise from your use of them. Inclusion of, linking to, or permitting the
use or installation of any third-party site, applications, software, content or
advertising does not imply approval or endorsement thereof by us. If you decide
to access any of the third-party Websites linked to this Websites, you do so
entirely at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use for
such Websites. Further, you agree to release us from any and all liability
arising from your use of any third-party Websites, content, service, or
software accessed through the Websites.
Your communications or dealings with, or participation in
promotions of, sponsors, advertisers, or other third parties found through the
Websites, are solely between you and such third parties. You agree that the
Websites shall not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort
incurred as the result of any dealings with such sponsors, third parties or
advertisers, or as the result of their presence on the Websites.
Permitted Disclosures of Personal Information
The Websites generally do not collect personally
identifiable information (data such as your name, email address, password, and
the content of your communications) unless you submit or communicate Content
through the Websites, or register with us in order to use certain features of
the Websites. The Websites will not disclose any personally identifiable
information it collects or obtains except: (i) as described in these Terms of
use or disclosure; (iii) if the Websites are required to do so in order to
comply with any valid legal process or governmental request (such as a court
order, search warrant, subpoena, civil discovery request, or statutory
requirement); (iv) as required to protect the Websites’ property, safety, or
operations, or the property or safety of others; or (v) to a person that
acquires the Websites, or the assets of the Websites’ operator in connection
with which such information has been collected or used; or (vi) as otherwise
required by law.
To the extent permitted by applicable law, you agree to
defend, indemnify and hold harmless the Websites, their site operator, their
parent corporation, their respective affiliates, licensors, service providers,
officers, directors, employees, agents, successors and assigns from and against
any and all claims, damages, judgments, awards, obligations, losses,
liabilities, costs or debt, and expenses (including but not limited to
attorney’s fees) arising from: (i) your use of and access to the Websites; (ii)
third party right, including without limitation any copyright, property, or
privacy right; or (iv) any claim that your Content caused damage to a third
party. This defense and indemnification obligation will survive these Terms of
Use and your use of the Websites. You agree that we shall have the sole right
and obligation to control the legal defense against any such claims, demands,
or litigation, including the right to select counsel of our choice and to
compromise or settle any such claims, demands, or litigation.
YOU USE THE WEBSITES AT YOUR SOLE RISK. WE PROVIDE THE
WEBSITES “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE”. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT
PERMITTED BY LAW, THE WEBSITES, ITS SITE OPERATOR AND THEIR RESPECTIVE
OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AND AGENTS EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES OF
ANY KIND RELATED TO THE WEBSITES AND GOODS OR SERVICES PURCHASED AND OBTAINED
THROUGH THE WEBSITES, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED
TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR
PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO
YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM YOUR USE OF THE
WE MAKE NO WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION ABOUT THE ACCURACY OR
COMPLETENESS OF THIS WEBSITES’S CONTENT OR THE CONTENT OF ANY SITES LINKED TO
THIS WEBSITES OR THAT THE WEBSITES WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS AND ASSUME NO
LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY (I) ERRORS, MISTAKES, OR INACCURACIES OF
CONTENT, (II) PERSONAL INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE, OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER,
RESULTING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE WEBSITES OR OUR SERVICES, (III)
ANY UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR USE OF OUR SECURE SERVERS AND/OR ANY AND ALL
PERSONAL INFORMATION AND/OR FINANCIAL INFORMATION STORED THEREIN, (IV) ANY
INTERRUPTION OR CESSATION OF TRANSMISSION TO OR FROM THE WEBSITES OR OUR
SERVICES, (IV) ANY BUGS, VIRUSES, TROJAN HORSES, OR THE LIKE WHICH MAY BE
TRANSMITTED TO OR THROUGH THE WEBSITES OR OUR SERVICES BY ANY THIRD PARTY,
AND/OR (V) ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN ANY CONTENT OR FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF
ANY KIND INCURRED AS A RESULT OF THE USE OF ANY CONTENT POSTED, EMAILED,
TRANSMITTED, OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE VIA THE WEBSITES OR OUR SERVICES. THE
WEBSITES DOES NOT WARRANT, ENDORSE, GUARANTEE, OR ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY
PRODUCT OR SERVICE ADVERTISED OR OFFERED BY A THIRD PARTY THROUGH THE WEBSITES
OR OUR SERVICES OR ANY HYPERLINKED SERVICES OR FEATURED IN ANY BANNER OR OTHER
ADVERTISING, AND, THE WEBSITES WILL NOT BE A PARTY TO OR IN ANY WAY BE
RESPONSIBLE FOR MONITORING ANY TRANSACTION BETWEEN YOU AND THIRD-PARTY
PROVIDERS OF PRODUCTS OR SERVICES. AS WITH THE PURCHASE OF A PRODUCT OR SERVICE
THROUGH ANY MEDIUM OR IN ANY ENVIRONMENT, YOU SHOULD USE YOUR BEST JUDGMENT AND
EXERCISE CAUTION WHERE APPROPRIATE.
NO INFORMATION OBTAINED BY YOU FROM US OR THROUGH THE
WEBSITES SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THESE TERMS.
Limitation of Liability
To the fullest extent allowed by law, the Websites, their
site operator, their parent corporation and their respective officers,
directors, employees, and agents shall not be responsible or liable to you for
any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of the following:
• delaying, rejecting or removing any or all Content at any time for any or no reason whatsoever with or without notice to you,
• modifying or discontinuing temporarily or permanently, the Websites (or any part thereof) with or without notice to you for any or no reason whatsoever,
• immediately terminating your access to the Websites for any or no reason whatsoever and with or without notice to you,
• the accuracy, usefulness or availability of any information posted to or through the Websites,
• any user Content that does not get recorded, or is deleted, or for any similar unsatisfactory results or user Content,
• any errors or omissions in any Content or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of your use of any Content posted, emailed, transmitted, or otherwise made available via the Websites,
• personal injury or property damage, of any nature whatsoever, resulting from your access to and use of our Websites,
• any unauthorized access to or use of our secure servers and/or any and all personal information and/or financial information stored therein,
• any interruption or cessation of transmission to or from our Websites,
• any bugs, viruses, Trojan horses, or the like, which may be transmitted to or through our Websites by any third party, and/or
• any loss or damage of any sort incurred by you as a result of interactions you have with third-party advertisements or service providers, or third-party Websites, found on or through the Websites, including payment and delivery of related goods or services, and any other terms, conditions, policies, warranties or representations associated with such dealings.
In no event shall we be liable to you for any incidental,
indirect, punitive, statutory, exemplary, expectation, special, or
consequential damages whatsoever (including damages for loss of profit, loss of
goodwill, interruption, loss of business information or any other financial
loss) in association with any individual or class-action claim, or any loss,
damage, action, suit or other proceeding relating to or arising under or out of
the Terms of Service, even if we have been notified of the possibility of such
damages, whether the action is founded upon contract, infringement of
intellectual property rights, tort, negligence or other grounds.
YOU SPECIFICALLY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THE WEBSITES SHALL NOT BE
LIABLE FOR CONTENT OR THE DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE, OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF ANY
THIRD PARTY AND THAT THE RISK OF HARM OR DAMAGE FROM THE FOREGOING RESTS
ENTIRELY WITH YOU.
THE FOREGOING LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SHALL APPLY TO THE
FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW IN THE APPLICABLE JURISDICTION. YOU AGREE NOT
TO FILE ANY LAWSUIT OR PROCEEDING INCONSISTENT WITH THE FOREGOING LIABILITY
These Terms, your use of the Websites, and the relationship
between you and us shall be governed by the laws of Cyprus, without regard to
conflict of law rules. You agree that: The Websites shall be deemed passive
Websites that does not give rise to personal jurisdiction over us, either
specific or general, in jurisdictions other than Cyprus. The sole and exclusive
jurisdiction and venue for any action or proceeding arising out of or related
to this Agreement shall be in an appropriate court located in Limassol, Cyprus.
You hereby submit to the jurisdiction and venue of said Courts. You consent to
service of process in any legal proceeding.
Any claim by you that may arise in connection with these
Terms will be compensable by monetary damages and you will in no event be
entitled to injunctive or other equitable relief.
Limitation on Time to File Claims
REGARDLESS OF ANY STATUTE OR LAW TO THE CONTRARY, ANY CAUSE
OF ACTION OR CLAIM YOU MAY HAVE ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THESE TERMS OF
SERVICE OR THE WEBSITES MUST BE COMMENCED WITHIN ONE (1) YEAR AFTER THE CAUSE
OF ACTION ACCRUES, OTHERWISE, SUCH CAUSE OF ACTION OR CLAIM IS PERMANENTLY
We respect the intellectual property rights of copyright
holders, and thus will comply with the Notice and Takedown provisions of the
Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”). Our DMCA Notice of
Copyright Infringement can be found here.
Your Comments and Concerns
This Websites are operated by The Threshold Society, Inc.
11300 Hartland St, North Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA 91605 +1 818 782 1160
All notices of copyright infringement claims should be sent to the copyright agent designated in our Copyright Policy http://www.ThresholdlaLA.org/information/dmca in the manner and by the means set forth therein.
All other feedback, comments, requests for technical support
and other communications relating to the Websites should be directed to: webmaster@ThresholdLA.org.
Waiver and Severability
No waiver of by the Company of any term or condition set
such term or condition or a waiver of any other term or condition, and any
shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.
other tribunal of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, illegal or
unenforceable for any reason, such provision shall be eliminated or limited to
the minimum extent such that the remaining provisions of the Terms of Service
will continue in full force and effect.
and any documents they expressly incorporate by reference constitute the sole
and entire agreement between you and us with respect to the Websites and
supersede all prior and contemporaneous understandings, agreements,
representations and warranties, both written and oral, with respect to the
These Terms of Service, and any rights and licenses granted
hereunder, may not be transferred or assigned by you, but may be assigned by us
No party, nor any of the parties’ respective attorneys,
shall be deemed the drafter of this agreement for purposes of interpreting any
provision hereof in any judicial or other proceeding that may arise between the
Except as otherwise expressly provided in these Terms of
Service, there shall be no third-party beneficiaries to this agreement. For the
purpose of clarity, the Websites’ representatives, managers, partners, joint ventures’,
employees, and agents are intended third-party beneficiaries.
No agency, partnership, joint venture, employee-employer or
franchiser-franchisee relationship is intended or created by these Terms of
The headings in these Terms of Service are for convenience
only and have no legal or contractual effect.
We may terminate these Terms of Service for any or no reason
at any time by notifying you through a notice on the Websites, by email, or by
any other method of communication. Any such termination will be without
prejudice to our rights, remedies, claims, or defenses hereunder. Upon
termination of the Terms of Service, you will no longer have a right to access
your account or your Content. We will not have any obligation to assist you in
migrating your data or your Content and we may not keep any back up of any of
your Content. We will not be responsible for deleting your Content. Note that,
even if your Content is deleted from our active servers, it may remain in our
archives (but we have no obligation to archive or back-up your Content), and
subject to the licenses set forth in these Terms of Service.