Terms of Use

THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE ("AGREEMENT") IS A LEGAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN YOU AND INVETERATE INC. (HEREINAFTER REFERRED TO AS "INVETERATE"), THE OWNER AND DEVELOPER OF INVETERATE.COM. BY REGISTERING FOR ANY SERVICE PROVIDED ON INVETERATE.COM YOU BECOME A CLIENT ("CLIENT") AND YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY ALL OF THE TERMS (THE "TERMS") SET FORTH IN THIS AGREEMENT AS LONG AS YOU REMAIN A CLIENT. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THE TERMS, PLEASE DO NOT REGISTER FOR ANY INVETERATE.COM SERVICE. THE TERMS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE AT ANY TIME, EFFECTIVE UPON NOTICE TO YOU.

BY CLICKING THE "I AGREE" BUTTON BELOW, YOU AGREE THAT YOU HAVE READ, UNDERSTAND AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS.  THE MOST CURRENT VERSION OF THE TERMS, WHICH SUPERSEDES ALL PREVIOUS VERSIONS, CAN BE REVIEWED BY GOING TO WWW.INVETERATE.COM/TERMS-OF-USE. INVETERATE INC. RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CHANGE THE TERMS AT ANY TIME AND WITHOUT NOTICE TO YOU.

INVETERATE.COM RESERVES THE RIGHT, WITH OR WITHOUT NOTICE, TO MAKE CHANGES TO THE TERMS AT INVETERATE’S DISCRETION. YOUR CONTINUED USE OF ANY PART OF THIS WEBSITE OR ANY SERVICE CONSTITUTES YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF SUCH CHANGES TO THIS AGREEMENT. YOU SHOULD REVIEW THIS AGREEMENT PERIODICALLY TO DETERMINE IF ANY CHANGES HAVE BEEN MADE. THE MOST CURRENT VERSION OF THIS AGREEMENT, WHICH SUPERSEDES ALL PREVIOUS VERSIONS, CAN BE REVIEWED BY CONTACTING US AT LEGAL@INVETERATE.COM.

  1. LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY AND INDEMNIFICATION. BY USING ANY SERVICES PROVIDED BY INVETERATE.COM, YOU AGREE THAT IN NO EVENT WILL INVETERATE.COM, INVETERATE, ITS AND THEIR OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, AFFILIATES, LICENSEES AND WEB HOSTING SERVICES BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT OR INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES AS A RESULT OF YOUR ACCESSING THE WEBSITE AND USING ANY OF THE SERVICES AVAILABLE. YOUR SOLE REMEDY FOR ANY BREACH OR DEFAULT OF THIS AGREEMENT BY INVETERATE.COM OR INVETERATE SHALL BE A RETURN OF ANY FEES PAID TO INVETERATE.COM OR INVETERATE FOR ANY SERVICES PROVIDED UNDER THIS AGREEMENT. YOU INDEMNIFY AND AGREE TO DEFEND AND HOLD HARMLESS INVETERATE INC., INVETERATE, ITS AND THEIR OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, AFFILIATES, LICENSEES AND WEB HOSTING SERVICES AND THIRD PARTIES FOR ANY LOSSES, COSTS, LIABILITIES AND EXPENSES (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO COURT COSTS, LEGAL FEES, AWARDS OR SETTLEMENTS) RELATING TO OR ARISING OUT OF YOUR USE OF INVETERATE.COM, INCLUDING ANY BREACH BY YOU OF THE TERMS CONTAINED IN THIS AGREEMENT.
  2. RESPONSIBILITY FOR USE OF WEBSITE. INVETERATE GRANTS YOU A LIMITED, REVOCABLE, NONEXCLUSIVE LICENSE TO USE THIS SITE SOLELY FOR YOUR OWN PERSONAL USE AND NOT FOR REPUBLICATION, DISTRIBUTION, ASSIGNMENT, SUBLICENSE, SALE, PREPARATION OF DERIVATIVE WORKS, OR OTHER USE. YOU AGREE NOT TO COPY MATERIALS ON THE SITE, REVERSE ENGINEER OR BREAK INTO THE SITE, OR USE MATERIALS, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES IN VIOLATION OF ANY LAW. THE USE OF THIS WEBSITE IS AT THE DISCRETION OF INVETERATE AND INVETERATE MAY TERMINATE YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE AT ANY TIME. YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR ACTIONS AND DECISIONS TO MEET OTHER PEOPLE WHO YOU MEET ONLINE BY VIRTUE OF THE SERVICES PROVIDED ON INVETERATE.COM. YOU UNDERSTAND THAT INVETERATE.COM AND INVETERATE DO NOT PERFORM BACKGROUND CHECKS ON THE INDIVIDUALS WHO MAY USE INVETERATE.COM SERVICES. YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT YOU MUST TAKE ALL REASONABLE PRECAUTIONS BEFORE MEETING OTHERS THROUGH THE SERVICE PROVIDED BYINVETERATE.COM, WHICH INCLUDES, BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO: EXCHANGING E-MAIL FIRST BEFORE GIVING OUT ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION AND MEETING IN A PUBLIC PLACE. YOU AGREE TO COMPLY WITH ALL APPLICABLE LAWS REGARDING YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE. YOU FURTHER AGREED THAT INFORMATION PROVIDED BY YOU IS TRUTHFUL AND ACCURATE TO THE BEST OF YOUR KNOWLEDGE.
  3. PRIVACY. YOUR VISIT TO OUR SITE IS ALSO GOVERNED BY OUR PRIVACY POLICY. PLEASE REVIEW OUR PRIVACY POLICY AT WWW.INVETERATE.COM/TERMS-OF-USE.
  4. OWNERSHIP. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT THE SERVICES PROVIDED BY THIS WEBSITE (“SERVICE”) AND ANY NECESSARY SOFTWARE USED IN CONNECTION WITH ANY SERVICE ("SOFTWARE") CONTAIN PROPRIETARY AND CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION THAT IS THE PROPERTY OF INVETERATE INC. AND ITS LICENSORS AND IS PROTECTED BY APPLICABLE INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AND OTHER LAWS. NO RIGHTS OR TITLE OF TO ANY OF THE SOFTWARE USED IN CONNECTION WITH ANY SERVICE IS PROVIDED, TRANSFERRED OR ASSIGNED TO YOU. YOU FURTHER ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT CONTENT CONTAINED IN ADVERTISEMENTS OR INFORMATION PRESENTED TO YOU THROUGH ANY SERVICE OR ADVERTISERS IS PROTECTED BY COPYRIGHT, TRADEMARKS, SERVICE MARKS, PATENTS OR OTHER PROPRIETARY RIGHTS AND LAWS. EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY AUTHORIZED BY INVETERATE INC. OR ADVERTISERS, YOU AGREE NOT TO MODIFY, RENT, LEASE, LOAN, SELL, DISTRIBUTE OR CREATE DERIVATIVE WORKS BASED ON THE SERVICE OR SOFTWARE, IN WHOLE OR IN PART.
  5. TRADEMARKS. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT INVETERATE’S EXCLUSIVE RIGHTS IN INVETERATE TRADEMARK AND SERVICE MARK. TRADEMARKS, SERVICE MARKS, LOGOS, AND COPYRIGHTED WORKS APPEARING IN THIS WEBSITE ARE THE PROPERTY OF INVETERATE OR THE PARTY THAT PROVIDED SUCH INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY TO INVETERATE. INVETERATE AND ANY PARTY THAT PROVIDES INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY TO INVETERATE RETAIN ALL RIGHTS WITH RESPECT TO ANY OF THEIR RESPECTIVE INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY APPEARING IN THIS WEBSITE, AND NO RIGHTS IN SUCH MATERIALS ARE TRANSFERRED OR ASSIGNED TO YOU.
  6. COPYRIGHTS AND COPYRIGHT AGENT. IF YOU BELIEVE YOUR WORK HAS BEEN COPIED IN A WAY THAT CONSTITUTES COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT, OR YOUR INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS HAVE OTHERWISE BEEN VIOLATED, PLEASE PROVIDE A NOTICE CONTAINING ALL OF THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION TO OUR COPYRIGHT AGENT:

(A) AN ELECTRONIC OR PHYSICAL SIGNATURE OF THE PERSON AUTHORIZED TO ACT ON BEHALF OF THE OWNER OF THE COPYRIGHT OR OTHER INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY INTEREST;

(B) A DESCRIPTION OF THE COPYRIGHTED WORK THAT YOU CLAIM HAS BEEN INFRINGED;

(C) A DESCRIPTION OF WHERE THE MATERIAL THAT YOU CLAIM IS INFRINGING IS LOCATED ON THE SITE;

(D) YOUR ADDRESS, TELEPHONE NUMBER, AND E-MAIL ADDRESS;

(E) A STATEMENT BY YOU THAT YOU HAVE A GOOD FAITH BELIEF THAT THE DISPUTED USE IS NOT AUTHORIZED BY THE COPYRIGHT OWNER, ITS AGENT, OR THE LAW; AND

(F) A STATEMENT BY YOU, MADE UNDER PENALTY OF PERJURY, THAT THE ABOVE INFORMATION IN YOUR NOTICE IS ACCURATE AND THAT YOU ARE THE COPYRIGHT OWNER OR AUTHORIZED TO ACT ON THE COPYRIGHT OWNER'S BEHALF.

OUR COPYRIGHT AGENT FOR NOTICE OF CLAIMS OF COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT CAN BE REACHED AT LEGAL@INVETERATE.COM.

  1. DO NOT RELY ON INVETERATE.COM. OPINIONS, ADVICE, STATEMENTS OR OTHER COMMENTS SHOULD NOT NECESSARILY BE RELIED UPON AND ARE NOT TO BE CONSTRUED AS PROFESSIONAL ADVICE FROM INVETERATE.COM OR INVETERATE. INVETERATE.COM AND INVETERATE DO NOT GUARANTEE THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF ANY OF THE INFORMATION PROVIDED, AND ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY LOSS RESULTING FROM YOUR RELIANCE ON SUCH INFORMATION.
  2. WARNING RE: OFFENSIVE INFORMATION. IT IS POSSIBLE THAT OTHER INVETERATE.COM CLIENTS WILL POST OR SEND OBSCENE OR OFFENSIVE MATERIALS ON THE SITE OR TO YOU VIA E-MAIL. IT IS ALSO POSSIBLE THAT BY USING YOUR E-MAIL ADDRESS, OTHER PEOPLE MAY, THROUGH OTHER MEANS OUTSIDE THE CONTROL OF INVETERATE.COM, HAVE ACCESS TO PERSONAL INFORMATION ABOUT YOU. INVETERATE.COM, INVETERATE, ITS EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, AFFILIATES, LICENSEES AND WEB HOSTING SERVICES ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THESE TRANSMISSIONS OR FOR THE RELEASE OF SUCH INFORMATION BY OTHERS ABOUT YOU.
  3. RIGHT TO MONITOR. INVETERATE.COM AND INVETERATE RESERVE THE RIGHT, BUT ARE NOT OBLIGATED, TO MONITOR MATERIALS POSTED IN ANY PUBLIC AREA AND SHALL HAVE THE RIGHT TO REMOVE ANY INFORMATION DEEMED OFFENSIVE BY OUR STAFF. NOTWITHSTANDING THE FOREGOING, YOU REMAIN SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR USE OF ANY INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THE SITE. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY ACTIVITIES THAT TAKE PLACE UNDER YOUR USERNAME AND PASSWORD. IF YOU BECOME AWARE OF ANY UNAUTHORIZED USE OF YOUR PASSWORD OR ACCOUNT, OR ANY OTHER BREACH OF SECURITY, PLEASE CONTACT INVETERATE IMMEDIATELY. IT IS UP TO YOU TO MAINTAIN THE CONFIDENTIALITY OF YOUR PASSWORD AND ACCOUNT. INVETERATE IS NOT RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE ARISING FROM YOUR FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THE PROVISIONS OF THIS AGREEMENT.
  4. CONFIDENTIALITY. ANY PASSWORDS USED FOR THIS WEBSITE ARE FOR THE YOUR INDIVIDUAL USE ONLY. YOU WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE SECURITY OF YOUR PASSWORD(S). FROM TIME TO TIME, INVETERATE.COM MAY REQUIRE THAT YOU CHANGE YOUR PASSWORD. YOU ARE PROHIBITED FROM USING ANY SERVICES OR FACILITIES PROVIDED IN CONNECTION WITH THIS WEBSITE TO COMPROMISE ITS SECURITY OR TAMPER WITH ANY OF ITS SYSTEM, RESOURCES AND/OR ACCOUNTS. THE USE OR DISTRIBUTION OF TOOLS DESIGNED FOR COMPROMISING SECURITY (E.G., PASSWORD CRACKERS, ROOTKITS, TROJAN HORSES, OR NETWORK PROBING TOOLS) IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED. IF YOU BECOME INVOLVED IN ANY VIOLATION OF SYSTEM SECURITY, INVETERATE.COM RESERVES THE RIGHT TO RELEASE YOUR ACCOUNT DETAILS TO SYSTEM ADMINISTRATORS AT OTHER WEBSITES AND/OR THE AUTHORITIES IN ORDER TO ASSIST THEM IN RESOLVING SECURITY INCIDENTS. WEBSITE RESERVES THE RIGHT TO INVESTIGATE SUSPECTED VIOLATIONS OF THIS AGREEMENT. WEBSITE AND INVETERATE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO FULLY COOPERATE WITH ANY LAW ENFORCEMENT AUTHORITIES OR COURT ORDER REQUESTING OR DIRECTING INVETERATE.COM TO DISCLOSE THE IDENTITY OF ANYONE POSTING ANY E-MAIL MESSAGES, OR PUBLISHING OR OTHERWISE MAKING AVAILABLE ANY MATERIALS THAT ARE BELIEVED TO VIOLATE THIS AGREEMENT.
  5. OWNERSHIP, COPYRIGHTS, TRADEMARKS, LICENSES. INVETERATE.COM AND INVETERATE OWN AND RETAIN ALL PROPRIETARY RIGHTS TO INVETERATE.COM SERVICE, ITS TRADEMARKS AND COPYRIGHTS. EXCEPT FOR ANY INFORMATION THAT IS IN THE PUBLIC DOMAIN, YOU ARE NOT AUTHORIZED TO REPRODUCE, TRANSMIT OR DISTRIBUTE THE PROPRIETARY INFORMATION OF [NAME OF WEBSITE] AND INVETERATE. BY POSTING INFORMATION TO INVETERATE.COM AND INVETERATE YOU REPRESENT THAT YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO GRANT PERMISSION FOR USE BY INVETERATE.COM AND INVETERATE.
  6. NO WARRANTIES. THE USE OF INVETERATE.COM AND ANY SERVICE IT PROVIDES IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE WEBSITE SERVICES ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. INVETERATE.COM EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. INVETERATE.COM MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT (1) THE SERVICES WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, (2) THE SERVICES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE, (3) THE RESULTS OF USING THE SERVICES WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE, (4) THE QUALITY OF SERVICES WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS, OR (5) THAT ANY ERRORS IN THE SOFTWARE UTILIZED BY THE SERVICES WILL BE CORRECTED.
  7. APPLICABLE LAW. APPLICABLE LAW. YOU AGREE THAT THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE WITHOUT REGARD TO CONFLICTS OF LAWS PROVISIONS WILL GOVERN THESE TERMS AND CONDITION OF USE AND ANY DISPUTE THAT MAY ARISE BETWEEN YOU AND INVETERATE OR ITS AFFILIATES.
  8. JURISDICTION. ANY DISPUTE, CONTROVERSY OR CLAIM ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED IN ANY MANNER TO THIS AGREEMENT WHICH CANNOT BE AMICABLY RESOLVED BY THE PARTIES SHALL BE SOLELY AND FINALLY SETTLED BY ARBITRATION ADMINISTERED BY THE AMERICAN ARBITRATION ASSOCIATION IN ACCORDANCE WITH ITS COMMERCIAL ARBITRATION RULES. JUDGMENT ON THE AWARD RENDERED BY THE ARBITRATOR(S) MAY BE ENTERED IN ANY COURT HAVING JURISDICTION THEREOF. THE ARBITRATION SHALL TAKE PLACE BEFORE A PANEL OF ONE (1) ARBITRATOR SITTING IN NEW YORK COUNTY, NEW YORK. THE LANGUAGE OF THE ARBITRATION SHALL BE ENGLISH. THE ARBITRATORS WILL BE BOUND TO ADJUDICATE ALL DISPUTES IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE. THE DECISION OF THE ARBITRATORS SHALL BE IN WRITING WITH WRITTEN FINDINGS OF FACT AND SHALL BE FINAL AND BINDING ON THE PARTIES. THE ARBITRATOR SHALL BE EMPOWERED TO AWARD MONEY DAMAGES, SUBJECT TO THE LIMITATIONS SET FORTH IN SECTION 1. OF THIS AGREEMENT, BUT SHALL NOT BE EMPOWERED TO AWARD DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR SPECIFIC PERFORMANCE. EACH PARTY SHALL BEAR ITS OWN COSTS RELATING TO THE ARBITRATION PROCEEDINGS IRRESPECTIVE OF ITS OUTCOME. THIS SECTION PROVIDES THE SOLE RECOURSE FOR THE SETTLEMENT OF ANY DISPUTES ARISING OUT OF, IN CONNECTION WITH, OR RELATED TO THIS AGREEMENT. NOTWITHSTANDING THE FOREGOING, ANY ACTION SEEKING INJUNCTIVE RELIEF SHALL BE SUBMITTED TO THE COURTS AND SHALL NOT BE SUBJECT TO THIS PROVISION.
  9. SEVERABILITY. IF ANY PART OF THIS AGREEMENT IS FOUND BY A COURT OF COMPETENT JURISDICTION TO BE UNLAWFUL, VOID OR UNENFORCEABLE, THAT PART WILL BE DEEMED SEVERABLE AND WILL NOT AFFECT THE VALIDITY AND ENFORCEABILITY OF ANY REMAINING PROVISIONS. IN ADDITION, IN SUCH EVENT THE UNENFORCEABLE OR INVALID PROVISION SHALL BE DEEMED TO BE MODIFIED TO THE EXTENT NECESSARY TO (I) RENDER IT VALID AND ENFORCEABLE AND (II) GIVE THE FULLEST EFFECT POSSIBLE TO THE ORIGINAL INTENT OF THE PROVISION.
  10. CERTIFICATION. YOU CERTIFY THAT YOU ARE AT LEAST 18 YEARS OF AGE AND THAT YOUR ANSWERS TO THE REGISTRATION MATERIALS ON INVETERATE.COM WILL BE TRUTHFUL. IN ACCESSING AND USING INVETERATE.COM, YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT BASIC INFORMATION CONCERNING YOU, GIVEN TO INVETERATE.COM WILL BE PUBLISHED ON THE WEB-SITE FOR OTHERS TO VIEW ALONG WITH YOUR USER ID. YOUR NAME, ADDRESS AND E-MAIL ADDRESS ARE KEPT CONFIDENTIAL, EXCEPT WHERE PROVIDED ABOVE.
  11. ENTIRE AGREEMENT. THIS AGREEMENT, AND INVETERATE’S PRIVACY POLICY, AVAILABLE HERE: WWW.INVETERATE.COM/PRIVACY-POLICY CONSTITUTES YOUR ENTIRE AGREEMENT WITH INVETERATE.COM AND INVETERATE WITH RESPECT TO ANY SERVICES.

WAIVER. THE FAILURE OF WEBSITE OR INVETERATE TO EXERCISE OR ENFORCE ANY RIGHT OR PROVISION OF THIS AGREEMENT SHALL NOT OPERATE AS A WAIVER OF SUCH RIGHT OR PROVISION.  ANY WAIVER OF THIS AGREEMENT BY WEBSITE OR INVETERATE MUST BE IN WRITING AND SIGNED BY AN AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE OF INVETERATE.