you may provide to us.
ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS
The web pages available at TheBigPic.org, and all linked pages ("Site"), are owned and operated by The Big
THE SITE OR ANY CONTENT OR SERVICES (AS EACH IS DEFINED BELOW) ON THE SITE, YOU AGREE TO BECOME BOUND BY THESE
TERMS AND CONDITIONS. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO ALL THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, THEN YOU MAY NOT ACCESS THE SITE OR USE
THE CONTENT OR ANY SERVICES IN THE SITE. THE BIG PICTURE'S ACCEPTANCE IS EXPRESSLY CONDITIONED UPON YOUR ASSENT TO
ALL OF THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, TO THE EXCLUSION OF ALL OTHER TERMS; IF THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS ARE
CONSIDERED AN OFFER BY THE BIG PICTURE, ACCEPTANCE IS EXPRESSLY LIMITED TO THESE TERMS.
announcement on the Site. What constitutes a "material change" will be determined at The Big Picture's sole
discretion, in good faith and using common sense and reasonable judgment. You shall be responsible for reviewing
and becoming familiar with any such modifications. Use of the Services by you following such notification
DESCRIPTION OF SERVICE
content. Services shall include, but not be limited to, any service and content The Big Picture performs for you,
as well as the offering of any materials displayed, transmitted or performed on the Site or through the Services
(including, but not limited to text, projects, items, events, comments, messages, information, data, graphics,
images, software, also known as the "Content"). The Big Picture may change, suspend or discontinue the Services
including any Content for any reason, at any time, including the availability of any feature or content. The Big
Picture may also impose limits on certain features and services or restrict your access to parts or all of the
Services without notice or liability.
YOUR REGISTRATION OBLIGATIONS
As a condition to using Services, you are required to register with The Big Picture using a valid, non temporary,
email address, and select a password. You shall provide The Big Picture with accurate, complete, and updated
immediate termination of your The Big Picture account. The Big Picture reserves the right to refuse registration
of, or cancel a The Big Picture account in its discretion. You shall be responsible for maintaining the
confidentiality of your The Big Picture password.
As a condition of use, you promise not to use the Services for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these
By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree not to use the Services:
- to abuse, harass, threaten, impersonate or intimidate other The Big Picture users;
- to post or transmit, or cause to be posted or transmitted, any Content that is infringing, libelous,
defamatory, obscene, pornographic, abusive, offensive, profane, or otherwise violates any law or right of any
- for any illegal or unauthorized purpose. If you are an international user, you agree to comply with all
local laws regarding online conduct and acceptable content;
- to post or transmit, or cause to be posted or transmitted, any communication or solicitation designed or
intended to obtain password, account, or private information from any The Big Picture user;
- to create or submit unwanted email ("Spam") to any other The Big Picture users or any URL;
- to violate any laws in your jurisdiction (including but not limited to copyright laws);
- to submit stories or comments linking to affiliate programs, multi-level marketing schemes, sites/blogs
repurposing existing stories (source hops), or off-topic content;
- you will not use any robot, spider, scraper or other automated means to access the Site for any purpose
without our express written permission. Additionally, you agree that you will not: (i) take any action that
imposes, or may impose in our sole discretion an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our
infrastructure; (ii) interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Site or any activities
conducted on the Site; or (iii) bypass any measures we may use to prevent or restrict access to the Site;
- to advertise to, or solicit, any user to buy or sell any products or services. It is also a violation of
these rules to use any information obtained from the Services in order to contact, advertise to, solicit, or sell
to any user without their prior explicit consent;
The Big Picture may remove any Content and The Big Picture accounts at any time for any reason (including, but not
limited to, upon receipt of claims or allegations from third parties or authorities relating to such Content), or
for no reason at all.
You are solely responsible for your interactions with other users of the Site. The Big Picture reserves the right,
but has no obligation, to monitor disputes between you and other users.
is incorporated by this reference.
You will indemnify and hold harmless The Big Picture, its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, customers, vendors,
officers and employees from any liability, damage or cost (including reasonable attorneys. fees and cost) from (i)
any claim or demand made by any third party due to or arising out of your access to the Site, use of the Services,
intellectual property or other right of any person or entity.
- WARRANTY DISCLAIMERS
You acknowledge that The Big Picture has no control over, and no duty to take any action regarding: which users
gain access to the Site or use the Services; what effects the Content may have on you; how you may interpret or
use the Content; or what actions you may take as a result of having been exposed to the Content. You release The
Big Picture from all liability for you having acquired or not acquired Content through the Site or the Services.
The Site or Services may contain, or direct you to sites containing, information that some people may find
offensive or inappropriate. The Big Picture makes no representations concerning any content contained in or
accessed through the Site or Services, and The Big Picture will not be responsible or liable for the accuracy,
copyright compliance, legality or decency of material contained in or accessed through the Site or the Services.
THE SERVICE, CONTENT, AND SITE ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR
IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR
NON-INFRINGEMENT. SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON HOW LONG AN IMPLIED WARRANTY LASTS, SO THE ABOVE
LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
- LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
IN NO EVENT SHALL THE BIG PICTURE OR ITS SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE UNDER CONTRACT, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY, NEGLIGENCE OR
OTHER LEGAL THEORY (I) WITH RESPECT TO THE SITE, THE SERVICE OR ANY CONTENT FOR ANY LOST PROFITS OR SPECIAL,
INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER, SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES
(HOWEVER ARISING), OR (II) FOR ANY DIRECT DAMAGES. SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF
INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS AND EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
The Big Picture may terminate or suspend any and all Services and your The Big Picture account immediately,
termination of your account, your right to use the Services will immediately cease. If you wish to terminate your
by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership
provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity and limitations of liability.
have any authority of any kind to bind The Big Picture in any respect whatsoever. The failure of either party to
exercise in any respect any right provided for herein shall not be deemed a waiver of any further rights
hereunder. The Big Picture shall not be liable for any failure to perform its obligations hereunder where such
failure results from any cause beyond The Big Picture's reasonable control, including, without limitation,
mechanical, electronic or communications failure or degradation (including "line-noise" interference). If any
laws of the United Kingdom, as if made within the United Kingdom between two residents thereof.