TERMS OF USE

Your use of our website means that you accept these Terms of Use without modification. Please review the following so that you know what to expect from us and what we expect from you.

GearTalk Network is an online peer community network of affiliated websites where those sharing similar interests may interact with one another in member lead discussions. GearTalk Network and its affiliated websites are operated by SumGroup, Incorporated, ("us", "the COMPANY", or "we"). Affiliated websites ("WEBSITES") are listed at www.geartalknet.com.

Copyright and Trademark Notices

Our WEBSITES and the contents, concepts and design herein are the sole property of and the Copyrighted materials owned by the COMPANY. Contents may not be reproduced, re-branded, repackaged, or redistributed without the express written consent of the COMPANY. All rights are reserved.

Other product and company names mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners and no claim of ownership of these marks is expressed.

Personal and Non-Commercial Use Limitation

This web site is for your personal and noncommercial use. You may not copy, modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer or sell any information, products or services obtained from this Web site without the express consent of the COMPANY.

Liability Disclaimer

The information contained in this web site may include inaccuracies or typographical errors and is subject to change without notice.

Except as otherwise expressed provided herein (1)the COMPANY makes no representations about the suitability of the information, software, products or services contained on this web site for any purpose; (2) All such information, software, products and services are provided "AS IS" without warranty of any kind; (3) the COMPANY hereby disclaims all warranties with regard to this information, software, products, and services, including all implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title, and noninfringement; (4) In no event shall the COMPANY be liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, special, or consequential damages arising out of or in any connected with the use of this web site or with the delay or inability to use this web site, or for any information, software, products, and services obtained through this web site, or otherwise arising out of the use of this website, whether based on contract, tort, strict liability or otherwise, even if the COMPANY or any of its suppliers has been advised of the possibility of damages. Because some provinces, states, and/or jurisdictions do not allow the execution or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, the above limitation may not apply to you.

Online User Conduct

Any conduct by a User that in the sole discretion of the COMPANY restricts or inhibits any other User from using or enjoying our WEBSITES will not be permitted. User agrees to use our sites only for lawful purposes. The User is prohibited from posting on or transmitting through our WEBSITES any offensive or unlawful material, including but not limited to any material that encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, provincial, national, or international law. The COMPANY reserves the right to deny, at its sole discretion, any user access to our WEBSITES or any portion thereof without notice.

Content and related property rights

GearTalk Network is a distributor of content supplied by third parties. Accordingly, the COMPANY has no editorial control over such content. Any opinions, statements or other information contained in content available on or through our WEBSITES are those of the espective author or distributor (some of whom have elected to remain anonymous) and not of the COMPANY. The COMPANY neither endorses nor is responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any content made available on or through our WEBSITES. The COMPANY may at any time change the content it offers as a part of our WEBSITES. Under no circumstances will the COMPANY be liable for any loss or damage caused by content available on or through our WEBSITES. It is the responsibility of users to evaluate the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any content available on or through our WEBSITES.

Submission Policy

By posting content on our WEBSITES you warrant that you are the creator and/or owner of the posted content, or that you have obtained prior written consent to post said content from a third party owner. When posting content originating from any third party, you agree to conspicuously post the name of said third party adjacent to said posted content. By posting content on our WEBSITES you also grant, and warrant that you have the authority to grant, the COMPANY a limited, nonrevokable license to display, reproduce, modify, and use any text, image, video, music, or any other content that you post on the WEBSITES.

IMPORTANT NOTE: It is our policy to not remove posts, threads, submissions or other content you have posted of your own volition.

This includes your member information contained in your user account and all content submitted to us in any form via our website. Be aware that membership registrations can be deactivated upon request at anytime. However, it is our policy that we do not remove member registrations from from our WEBSITES. Do not register if you do not wish to have your registration information contained in our website.

Links to Third Party Sites

This Web site may contain hyperlinks to Web sites operated by parties other than the COMPANY. Such hyperlinks are provided for your reference only. The COMPANY does not control such Web sites and is not responsible for their contents. Our inclusion of hyperlinks to such web sites does not imply any endorsement of the material on such Web sites or any association with their operators.

Advertisers and Affiliates

You may order services or merchandise through our WEBSITES from other persons or companies ("Seller"). All matters concerning the merchandise and services desired from Seller, including but not limited to purchase terms, payment terms, warranties, guarantees, maintenance and delivery, are solely between you and Seller. The COMPANY makes no warranties or representations whatsoever with regard to any goods or services provided by Sellers. You will not consider the COMPANY nor will the COMPANY be construed as a party to any such transactions, whether or not the COMPANY may have received some form of revenue or other remuneration in connection with the transaction or be liable for any costs or damages arising out of, either directly or indirectly, to you or any other person involved in or related to the transaction.

Modification of these Terms of Use

We reserve the right to modify this Agreement at any time without giving prior notice to you. Therefore, you should regularly review this Agreement in order to determine the current terms of use. Any modification of the Agreement becomes effective upon posting of the modified Agreement. Your continued use of the WEBSITES signifies that you agree to be bound by the Agreement as modified..

General

This Agreement constitutes the final agreement between you and the COMPANY, superseding all prior agreements. By using the WEBSITES, you agree to be bound by the Agreement. If any provision of this agreement is found to be void or unenforceable, that provision which is void or unenforceable shall be replaced with a valid provision which comes closest to fulfilling the purposes of this Agreement. The failure of the COMPANY to enforce a provision of the Agreement does not constitute a waiver of any provision of the Agreement. You agree that the laws of the State of Texas, without regard to conflicts of law provisions, will govern this Agreement and any dispute arising between you and the Company. Any action brought against the COMPANY, its members, managers, employees, or agents related to the use of the WEBSITES, must be brought in the state or federal courts of Comal County, Texas and you consent to the exclusive personal jurisdiction of such courts. Furthermore, the COMPANY or you may demand that any dispute between you and the COMPANY be submitted to confidential arbitration in Comal County, Texas and will be conducted under the procedures of the American Arbitration Association. Please contact us at webmaster@geartalknet.com if you have any questions concerning this Agreement. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.

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