1. Use of the Site
Vineyard Connections provides a collection of online resources, including classified ads, forums, and various email services. You understand that all postings, messages, text, files, images, photos, video, sounds, or other materials ("Content") posted on, transmitted through, or linked from the Site, are the sole responsibility of the person from whom such Content originated. More specifically, you are entirely responsible for each individual item ("Item") of Content that you post, email or otherwise make available via the Site. However, as on all Web sites, there are some basic rules that we require, whether or not you are a registered user of the Site or not, so as not to interfere with other users or adversely affect the functioning of the Site.
2. Requirements and Restrictions.
(a) modifying and/or publishing, displaying or reproducing any Content, for use on any Web site other than the Site or;
(b) printing any Content or downloading any Content to any form of media, other than for your personal use.
(c) distributing, sublicensing, transferring, disclosing or otherwise providing access to any Content to any third party;
(d) uploading, posting or transmitting to the Site any information, data, text, software, images, media files, messages, or other Content that are unlawful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, offensive, libelous, or that may invade another's right of privacy or publicity;
(e) uploading, posting or transmitting any Content which are the intellectual property of any other person or entity without their prior and explicit written permission or to which you otherwise do not have the necessary rights to reproduce, display, distribute and transmit under any law or under contractual relationships;
(f) uploading, posting or transmitting Content which are in any way illegal or which advocate illegal activity;
(g) uploading, posting or transmitting any advertisements or solicitations of funds, goods, or services (including, but not limited to, sweepstakes, contests or pyramid schemes);
(h) uploading, posting or transmitting any Content which contain a virus or corrupted data or which otherwise burden or interfere with the operation of the Site;
(i) transmitting chain letters or junk mail to other users;
(j) reverse-engineering, decompiling, disassembling or creating derivative works from any Content;
(k) impersonating any other person or acting in any other kind of misleading or deceptive manner;
(l)contacting anyone who has asked not to be contacted;
(m)posting the same item or service in more than one classified category or forum;
(n) collecting or storing user names, email addresses or any other information about any user;
(o) evaluating the Site (or the products or services offered on the Site) for the purpose of competing with Vineyard Connections or
(p) violating any applicable local, state, national or international law, statute or regulation, including advertising any illegal service or the sale of any items which is prohibited or restricted by any law or regulation.
3. Ownership of Site and Content.
4. Content and Forums.
Vineyard Connections charges an annual subscription fee which allows the user to post
to all categories. Our pricing and payment terms may change from time to time at our sole
discretion. All fees paid will be non-refundable in the event that Content is removed from the Site
7. Paid Postings
We may charge a fee to post Content in some areas of the Site. The fee is an access fee permitting
Content to be posted in a designated area. Our pricing and payment terms may change from time
to time at our sole discretion. Each party posting Content to the Service is responsible for said Content
8. Accounts and Security
A login ID and password will be required for you to post Content. You are solely responsible for protecting the confidentiality and security of your login ID and password. Please contact us promptly in the event of any known or suspected loss, theft or unauthorized disclosure of your login ID, password or any other personal information.
9. No Endorsement
The information, advice, facts, opinions and other content appearing on the Site which have been posted, uploaded or distributed by any users or other third parties are those of the respective authors and do not reflect the views of Vineyard Connections Vineyard Connections assumes no responsibility or liability for these materials.
10. Links to Other Web Sites
The Site contains links to third-party Web sites and other resources. Vineyard Connections assumes no responsibility or liability for the availability or content of these outside sites and resources, including any products or services which may be available from such sites and resources. Therefore, any concerns a user may have regarding any other site should be directed to the relevant site administrator or webmaster.
11. Compliance with Laws
You agree to comply with all applicable U.S. and international laws, statutes, ordinances and regulations, including those relating to the Internet, data, email and privacy.
13. Modifications to the Site
Vineyard Connections reserves the right at any time to modify or suspend access to the Site (whether on a temporary or permanent basis) with or without notice. Vineyard Connections will not have any liability associated with exercising this right.
14. User Disputes
You are responsible for your interactions with other users of the Site. Vineyard Connections has the option (but not the obligation) to participate in the resolution of such disputes. Vineyard Connections is not responsible for the conduct or activities of any user of the Site.
15. Parental Supervision
Anyone can view and respond to postings on Vineyard Connections. However, registered members of Vineyard Connections (those who can post Content) must be 18 years or older. As Vineyard Connections cannot monitor the viewing and responses to Content, we recommend that a parent or guardian supervise the activities of any user under the age of 18. In addition, remember that, as with all websites, it is impossible to verify another person’s indentity, and users may, in fact, be younger or older that they make themselves appear on the Site.
17. Force Majeure
18. Disclaimer of Warranty
VINEYARD CONNECTIONS (and its third-party providers) is providing the site and all content on an “as-is, as-available” basis and makes NO warranties, representations or endorsements whatsoever (including, without limitation, THE IMPLIED warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title or noninfringement) with respect to (1) the SITE, (2) any CONTENT, DATA, MATERIALS, products, merchandise, software, information OR SERVICES provided BY OR through the SITE or the internet generally, OR (3) the accuracy OF or results obtained from the use of any such CONTENT, DATA, MATERIALS, products, merchandise, software, information OR SERVICES. VINEYARD CONNECTIONS DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTY THAT ANY INFORMATION AVAILABLE ON THE SITE IS FREE FROM DEFECT, ERROR, OMISSION, VIRUS OR ANYTHING WHICH MAY CHANGE, ERASE, ADD TO OR DAMAGE YOUR SOFTWARE, DATA OR EQUIPMENT. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT ANY DOWNLOADING OF MATERIAL FROM THE SITE IS DONE AT YOUR OWN RISK.
19. Limitation of Liability
In no event shall VINEYARD CONNECTIONS (or any of its third-party providers) have any liability for any special, incidental, consequential, EXEMPLARY, PUNITIVE or indirect damages (including, but not limited to, damages relating to loss of business, profits, goodwill, data, programs or information, and the like) arising out of the use of or inability to use the site or the content (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY INACCURACIES, ERRORS OR OMISSIONS ON THE SITE OR IN THE CONTENT), or any products, merchandise, software, information OR SERVICES provided on or downloaded from the site or accessed on the Internet from the site, even if advised of the possibility of such damages and regardless of the cause of action under which such damages are sought (including, but not limited to, breach of contract, negligence or other tort). VINEYARD CONNECTION’S aggregate liability for monetary damages shall in no event exceed $100.00. Because some states do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties or the limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, the above exclusions and limitations may not apply to you. In such states, Vineyard Connections liability is limited to the greatest extent permitted by law.
reserves the right, at its own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter subject to indemnification hereunder. In any event, no settlement which affects the rights or obligations of Vineyard Connections may be made without Vineyard Connection’s prior written approval.
We welcome your questions, feedback and comments on the Site. Please direct all feedback
to . If you do provide us with feedback or suggestions or
otherwise contribute content or materials to our Site, you understand that Vineyard Connections
may use such information to improve, promote and publicize our service without compensation.
(or a link to a notice) on the Site. Vineyard Connection’s failure to insist upon or enforce strict performance
of any provision of this Agreement shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right. These
and the resolution of any dispute arising out of that relationship shall all be governed and construed in
accordance with the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, without reference to its conflicts of laws.
Users agree that any legal action or proceeding between a user and Vineyard Connections, for any purpose
concerning this Agreement or any obligations hereunder, shall be brought exclusively in a federal or state court
of competent jurisdiction sitting in Massachusetts. For disputes involving an amount less than $10,000,
the parties agree to resolve the dispute through binding arbitration to be held in Boston, Massachusetts under
be brought within one (1) year of the date on which the claim arose.