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LICENSE GRANT. This TOU provides to you a personal, revocable, limited, non-exclusive, royalty-free, non-transferable license to use the Site conditioned on your continued compliance with the terms and conditions of this TOU. You may print and download materials and information from the Site solely for your personal use, provided that all hard copies contain all copyright and other applicable notices contained in such materials and information.
RESTRICTIONS. Notwithstanding the foregoing, you may not modify, translate, decompile, create derivative work(s) of, copy, distribute, disassemble, broadcast, transmit, publish, remove or alter any proprietary notices or labels, license, sublicense, transfer, sell, mirror, frame, exploit, rent, lease, private label, grant a security interest in, or otherwise use any article or other content on the Site in any manner not expressly permitted herein. Moreover, you may not (i) use any “deep link,” “page scrape,” “robot,” “spider,” or other automatic device, program, script, algorithm, or methodology, or any similar or equivalent manual process, to access, acquire, copy, or monitor any portion of the Site or in any way reproduce or circumvent the navigational structure or presentation of the Site to obtain or attempt to obtain any materials, documents, or information through any means not purposely made available through the Site, (ii) attempt to gain unauthorized access to any portion or feature of the Site, including, without limitation, the account of another User(s), or any other systems or networks connected to the Site or to any Metro server or to any of the services offered on or through the Site, by hacking, password “mining,” or any other illegitimate or prohibited means, (iii) probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of the Site or any network connected to the Site, nor breach the security or authentication measures on the Site or any network connected to the Site, (iv) reverse look-up, trace, or seek to trace any information on any other User of or visitor to the Site, (v) take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on the infrastructure of the Site or the Company’s systems or networks or any systems or networks connected to the Site, (vi) use any device, software, or routine to interfere with the proper working of the Site or any transaction conducted on the Site, or with any other person's use of the Site, (vii) forge headers, impersonate a person, or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise your identity or the origin of any message or transmittal you send to Metro on or through the Site, or (viii) use the Site in an unlawful manner or in a manner that could damage, disparage, or otherwise negatively impact Metro. WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, COPYING OR REPRODUCING ANY SERVICES, PROGRAMS, PRODUCTS, INFORMATION, OR MATERIALS PROVIDED BY METRO TO ANY OTHER SERVER OR LOCATION FOR FURTHER REPRODUCTION OR REDISTRIBUTION IS EXPRESSLY PROHIBITED.
PROPRIETARY RIGHTS. This TOU provides only a limited license to access and use the Site. Accordingly, you expressly acknowledge and agree that Metro transfers no ownership or intellectual property interest to or title in the Site to you or anyone else. All text, graphics, user interfaces, visual interfaces, photographs, sounds, artwork, computer code (including html code), programs, software, products, information, and documentation as well as the design, structure, selection, coordination, expression, “look and feel,” and arrangement of any content contained on or available through the Site, unless otherwise indicated, are owned, controlled, and licensed by Metro and its successors and assigns and are protected by law including, but not limited to, United States copyright, trade secret, patent, and trademark law, as well as other state, national, and international laws and regulations. Except as expressly provided herein, Metro does not grant any express or implied right to you or any other person under any intellectual or proprietary rights. Accordingly, your unauthorized use of the Site may violate intellectual property or other proprietary rights laws as well as other laws, regulations, and statutes. The Site is Copyright © 2011 Metro Ports or its affiliates or subsidiaries. All rights reserved. Metro also owns a copyright in the contents of the Site as collective work and/or compilation and in the selection, coordination, arrangement, and enhancement of the content of the Site. Any downloadable or printable programs, directories, databases, information, or materials available through the Site and all copyrights, trade secrets, and know-how related thereto, unless otherwise indicated, are owned by Metro. All names, logos, and icons identifying Metro and its programs, products, and services are proprietary trademarks of Metro, and any use of such marks, including, without limitation, as domain names, without the express written permission of Metro is strictly prohibited. Other product and company names mentioned herein may be the trademarks and/or service marks of their respective owners.
ON-LINE-PURCHASES; SPECIFIC PROGRAMS; OTHER TERMS AND CONDITIONS. Additional notices, terms and conditions may apply to the purchase of products, receipt of services, User registration with the Site, and/or to other specific portions or features of the Site, all of which are made a part of this TOU by this reference. You agree to abide by all such other notices, terms and conditions. If there is a conflict between this TOU and the terms posted for or applicable to a specific portion of the Site, including any restricted areas offering on-line access to Metro’s programs, tools, or services, the latter terms shall control with respect to your use of that portion of the Site. Metro’s obligations, if any, with respect to its services, programs, and/or products are governed solely by the terms, conditions, notices, and agreements pursuant to which they are provided, and nothing on the Site should be construed to alter such terms, conditions, notices and agreements. Metro makes no warrants or representations whatsoever regarding any other web site that you may access through the Site.
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LIMITATION OF LIABILITY. You expressly absolve and release Metro and its affiliates and all of their respective employees, agents, directors, officers, shareholders, attorneys, successors and assigns from any claim of harm resulting from a cause beyond Metro’s control, including, but not limited to, failure of electronic or mechanical equipment or communication lines, telephone or other connection problems, computer viruses, unauthorized access, theft, operator errors, severe weather, earthquakes, or natural disasters, strikes, or other labor problems, wars, or governmental restrictions. MOREOVER, IN NO EVENT SHALL METRO BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OF THE SITE OR WITH THE DELAY OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE, OR FOR ANY INFORMATION, SERVICES, PROGRAMS, PRODUCTS, AND MATERIALS AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITE, OR OTHERWISE ARISING OUT OF UTILIZATION OF THE SITE, WHETHER BASED IN CONTRACT, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF METRO HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. BECAUSE SOME STATES/JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY. NOTWITHSTANDING THE FOREGOING, TOTAL LIABILITY OF METRO FOR ANY REASON WHATSOEVER RELATED TO USE OF THE SITE SHALL NOT EXCEED THE TOTAL AMOUNT PAID BY YOU TO METRO IN CONNECTION WITH THE SUBJECT MATTER OF THE PARTICULAR DISPUTE.
INDEMNITY. You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Metro and its affiliates and all of their respective employees, agents, directors, officers, shareholders, attorneys, successors, and assigns from and against any and all claims, proceedings, damages, injuries, liabilities, losses, costs, and expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees and litigation expenses) relating to or arising from any breach by you of this TOU.
GOVERNING LAW. This TOU makes up the entire agreement between Metro and you relating to the Site and replaces any prior understandings or agreements (whether oral or written) regarding the Site. The laws of the state of California, without regard to its conflict of law principles, will govern this TOU.
UPDATES. Metro may at any time revise this TOU by updating this posting. By using this web site, you agree to be bound by any such revisions and should therefore periodically visit this page to determine the then current terms to which you are bound.