ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS
Welcome to Arlingtoncardinal.com, published by Apriori, Inc. (AA-ER.COM), which offers and provides web pages, images, news, directory information and other information available at Arlingtoncardinal.com, Arlingtoncardinal.net and Arlingtoncards.com to the general public pursuant to these Terms of Service. By using Arlingtoncardinal.com and/or the Services, and by registering for services, you agree to be bound by these Terms of Service. These Terms of Service may be modified by Apriori, Inc. at any time without notice by posting revised terms on this Terms of Service page or any successor on Arlingtoncardinal.com and your continued use of Arlingtoncardinal.com and services, you agree to be bound by such changes. If you do not agree to these Terms of Service as in effect from time to time, you should not use the Apriori, Inc. websites.
DESCRIPTION OF SERVICE
Apriori, Inc. provides the registered users of Arlingtoncardinal.com the ability to comment on information, including, but not limited to, text, photographs, graphics, video and audio content (the “services”). You must be a registered user to comment. You must be 13 or over to register to sign up.
USER CONTENT AND POSTINGS
You retain sole ownership of any comments, images, audio, video, suggestions or other communications or content you upload, transmit or otherwise submit through the Service (“User Content”). However, by contributing, you grant Apriori, Inc. and its designees an irrevocable, royalty-free, worldwide, perpetual right and license to use, copy, modify, display, archive, distribute, reproduce and create derivative works based upon such User Content. By submitting User Content, you are warranting that you are the sole author or that you have obtained all necessary permissions associated with copyrights, trademarks, rights of publicity and/or rights of privacy to submit such User Content and grant the foregoing rights.
The comments section on Arlingtoncardinal.com is suspended with preference to a clean news-only service. Comments are allowed on connected Facebook and Twitter social media accounts.
User Content submitted to the Services is generally posted or approved as soon as possible after moderation. Given the nature of the Services, Apriori, Inc. and its designees actively monitor and review all User Content posted or transmitted by users. However, you are liable for the opinions you express and the accuracy of the information you provide in the Service area. Apriori, Inc. reserves the right to remove any User Content it deems inappropriate, as well as suspend or ban the account under which its was transmitted. See user User Conduct, directly below.
While The Cardinal promotes free information exchange, The Cardinal — Arlingtoncardinal.com and its designees reserve the right close a column or reject or remove comment, that is, to end or suspend your use of the Service for any transmission of User Content or any other actions which The Cardinal determines, in its sole judgment, to be offensive, illegal, or might violate the rights, harm, or threaten the safety of others or otherwise violate these Terms of Service. The following is a partial list of the kind of User Content that is prohibited from transmission through the Service or connected Social Media:
Material which is profane, obscene or pornographic.
Material which is abusive, discriminatory or hateful on account of race, national origin, religion, age, gender, disability or sexual orientation.
Threats, personal attacks, harassment or advocating the harassment of another person.
Solicitations or advertisements.
Potentially libelous statements or material.
Impersonating any person or entity or falsely misrepresenting your affiliation with any other person or entity.
Behavior invasive of another person’s or entity’s privacy.
Promoting or providing information that you know to be false or misleading.
Promoting or providing instructional information about illegal activities.
Infringing any patent, copyright, trademark, service mark, trade secret or other proprietary right of any other party.
Comments unrelated to the discussion or material in the Service area.
Taking any action which disrupts the operation of the Service.
If you discover this kind of material on the Service, please notify us immediately at …
Apriori, Inc. The Cardinal
126 East Wing Street #220
Arlington Heights, Illinois 60004
847.253.2856 | readerserviceATarlingtoncardinalDOTcom
THE CARDINAL CONTENT
All materials appearing on Arlingtoncardinal.com, Arlingtoncardinal.net, Arlingtoncards.com and the Services (“Apriori, Inc. Content”) other than User Content are protected by copyright under U.S. copyright and other laws and are the property of Apriori, Inc., or are property of the party credited as the provider of the content.
Except with prior written authorization from Apriori, Inc. or in accordance with Fair Use laws, you may not make exact text copies, exact reproductions, exact distribution, publish, display, perform, modify, create derivative works, transmit, or in any way exploit any such content, nor may you distribute any part of this content over any network, including a local area network, sell or offer it for sale, or use such content to construct any kind of database. However you may download Apriori, Inc. content from the Services for your own personal, noncommercial use. You may not alter or remove any copyright or other notice from copies of the content. Copying or storing any content except as provided above is expressly prohibited without prior written permission of the copyright holder identified in the individual content’s copyright notice. Please credit any use of Apriori, Inc. content as (1) Image courtesy of The Cardinal — Arlingtoncardinal.com, (2) Video courtesy of The Cardinal — Arlingtoncardinal.com, or (3) Information courtesy of The Cardinal — Arlingtoncardinal.com.
While Apriori, Inc., The Cardinal and its designees will protect your personal information, you understand that through your use of the Services of Arlingtoncardinal.com, Arlingtoncardinal.net and Arlingtoncards.com you are not necessarily anonymous and the User Content you submit is not private. The Cardinal reserves the right to share information with law enforcement agencies and officials or third parties in limited circumstances, including, but not limited to, situations that involve complying with police interviews, court orders, legal action, and situations that involve preventing fraud or imminent harm to a person or property.
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DISCLAIMERS AND INDEMNIFICATION
ARLINGTONCARDINAL.COM AND ITS SERVICES ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” BASIS AND ALL EXPRESS AND IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT ARE DISCLAIMED. Apriori, Inc. does not guarantee continuous, uninterrupted or secure access to Arlingtoncardinal.com or any portion of its Services, and operation of Arlingtoncardinal.com and/or its Services may be interfered with by numerous factors outside of our control. While Apriori, Inc. intends to make every effort to ensure the accuracy of the information created and published by Arlingtoncardinal.com, Arlingtoncardinal.net and Arlingtoncards.com, it can not guaranty the complete accuracy of all information contained on its websites. In addition, Apriori, Inc. does not necessarily support and has not necessarily verified all material displayed in the Services area and takes no responsibility for the content or opinions posted or otherwise expressed by users through its Services. If you rely on any materials available through Arlingtoncardinal.com, Arlingtoncardinal.net, Arlingtoncards.com and StreetsofArlington.com (including the contributions from USERS), you do so solely at your own risk, and Apriori, Inc. is not liable for any damages or harm attributable to such use or reliance. If you are dissatisfied with any portion of Arlingtoncardinal.com or its Services, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using Arlingtoncardinal.com, Arlingtoncardinal.net, Arlingtoncards.com and its Services.
YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT NEITHER APRIORI, INC. NOR ITS AFFILIATES, AND THEIR DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, MANAGERS, EMPLOYEES, SHAREHOLDERS, AGENTS, AND LICENSORS SHALL BE LIABLE (WHETHER IN AN ACTION ARISING FROM CONTRACT OR TORT) FOR INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), RESULTING FROM THE USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE ARLINGTONCARDINAL.COM, ARLINGTONCARDINAL.NET, ARLINGTONCARDS.COM, STREETSOFARLINGTON.COM AND/OR ITS SERVICES OR ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO ARLINGTONCARDINAL.COM, ARLINGTONCARDINAL.NET, ARLINGTONCARDS.COM, STREETSOFARLINGTON.COM AND/OR ITS SERVICES.
You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Apriori, Inc. and its affiliates, and their directors, officers, managers, employees, shareholders, agents, and licensors, from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, resulting from any violation of this Agreement or the failure to fulfill any obligations relating to your account incurred by you or any other person using your account. We reserve the right to take over the exclusive defense of any claim for which we are entitled to indemnification under this paragraph. In such event, you shall provide us with such cooperation as is reasonably requested by us.
These Terms of Service constitute the entire agreement between you and Apriori, Inc. and govern your use of ARLINGTONCARDINAL.COM, ARLINGTONCARDINAL.NET, ARLINGTONCARDS.COM, STREETSOFARLINGTON.COM AND/OR ITS SERVICES. These Terms of Service and the relationship between you and Apriori, Inc. are governed by the laws of the State of Illinois, without regard to its conflict of law provisions.
IDENTIFICATION OF SUSPECTS