The following rules govern your use of LPB Interactive (www.lpb.org) and our Affiliated Web Sites. Our Affiliated Web Sites include:
The rules set forth herein apply to all materials, online communications and other information that is or becomes available on LPB Interactive and our Affiliated Web Sites (collectively, "Information"). BY SIGNING ON AND USING LPB INTERACTIVE AND OUR AFFILIATED WEB SITES, YOU SPECIFICALLY AGREE TO ABIDE BY THESE RULES AND ANY MODIFICATIONS THERETO.
- Personal Uses Permitted
LPB Interactive and our Affiliated Web Sites are online information exchange services provided by the Louisiana Educational Television Authority (LETA) for use by Louisiana Public Broadcasting (LPB) and the general public. You shall not post, publish, transmit, reproduce, distribute or in any way use or exploit any Information for commercial purposes or otherwise use the Information in a manner that is inconsistent with these rules and regulations.
- User's Obligation to Abide By Applicable Law
In connection with the use of LPB Interactive and our Affiliated Web Sites, you shall abide by all applicable federal, state or local laws, including those pertaining to such areas as libel, slander, defamation, trade libel, product disparagement, harassment, invasion of privacy, tort, obscenity, indecency, and copyright or trademark infringement ("Applicable Law"). The Information available on LPB Interactive and our Affiliated Web Sites may include intellectual property that is protected under the copyright, trademark and other intellectual property laws of the United States and/or other countries ("Intellectual Property Laws"). Such Intellectual Property Laws generally prohibit the unauthorized reproduction, distribution or exhibition of all text, photographic and graphic (art and electronic) images, music, sound samplings and other protected materials. The violation of applicable Intellectual Property Laws may give rise to civil and/or criminal penalties.
- Disclosure of Online Communications
- Prohibition Against Rogue Programming
You shall not post, transmit or make available in any way through LPB Interactive and our Affiliated Web Sites any software or other materials which contain a computer virus, trojan horse, timebomb, worm or other rogue programming ("Rogue Programming"). LETA has no obligation to detect the presence of any Rogue Programming. Any downloading of software or other materials or any other use of the Information on LPB Interactive and our Affiliated Web Sites is at your risk, and you are advised to take adequate precautions to minimize any loss to your system caused by Rogue Programming, including use of anti-virus programs and proper backup of files.
- Content of Information
You are responsible for the content of any Information you put on LPB Interactive and our Affiliated Web Sites. LETA has no obligation to, and does not in the normal course, monitor or control any Information that is or becomes available on LPB Interactive and our Affiliated Web Sites. LETA reserves the right to review any Information that is or becomes available on LPB Interactive and our Affiliated Web Sites. LETA reserves the right to refuse to post or to remove any Information that is, in LETAs sole discretion, unacceptable, undesirable or in violation of these rules. However, LETA has no obligation to exercise such reservation of rights by LETA.
- Disclaimer of Warranties
LPB Interactive and our Affiliated Web Sites are provided on an "as is" basis without warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including without limitation warranties of title, non-infringement, or implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Neither LETA, nor FELPB guarantee that any information is complete or accurate, that LPB Interactive and our Affiliated Web Sites will be uninterrupted or error free or that any information is free of rogue programming.
- Limitation of Damages
Under no circumstances, including negligence, shall LETA or FELPB be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, punitive or consequential damages that may result from the use or inability to use LPB Interactive and our Affiliated Web Sites, including without limitation, use of or reliance on information available on LPB Interactive and our Affiliated Web Sites. This shall include interruptions, errors, defects, mistakes, omissions, deletions of files, delays in operation or transmission, non-delivery of information, disclosure of communications, or any other failure of performance.
- Release and Indemnity
You hereby release and waive any and all claims and/or liability against LETA and /or FELPB arising from or in connection with your use of LPB Interactive and our Affiliated Web Sites. You also agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless, LETA and FELPB, from and against, any and all claims or liability, including costs and attorney fees, arising from or in connection with your use of LPB Interactive and our Affiliated Web Sites or failure to abide by applicable law.
These rules may be modified by LETA from time to time and such modifications will be binding on you when posted online.