UCTP Terms and Conditions
Thursday, 19 August 2004

UCTP Terms and Conditions of Use

All rights reserved. United States Copyright law protects all the components of this web site (including without limitation all articles, text, images, logos, compilation, and design). The United Confederation of Taino People, Inc. (known hereinafter as UCTP) and its subsequent publications and their content are copyrighted materials of the UCTP and its information providers. Except as specifically permitted herein, no portion of the information on this web site may be reproduced in any form or by any means without the prior written permission of the UCTP.

  • You may retrieve the content of UCTP publications and their content solely for personal and informational purposes.
  • You may save a local copy or send it to your printer for your own personal use, provided that you maintain all copyright and other notices contained in such document.
  • You shall not upload, post or otherwise make available on the Internet the UCTP website publications and their content for commercial use without the prior written permission of the United Confederation of Taino People.
  • You may create links into any UCTP documents, so long as the link does not state or imply endorsement of your site by the United Confederation of Taino People, Inc. or a relationship between your site and the UCTP.
  • You may not frame any of the content of the UCTP website, or incorporate into another web site.
  • You may not modify or alter in anyway, copy, or otherwise distribute UCTP publications and their contents, including both text and graphics, without the express permission of the United Confederation of Taino People, Inc. It is a violation of U.S. Copyright Act of 1976, Title 17 U.S.C., to modify, enhance or reproduce these images and/or text without the express consent of the copyright holder. Images and text on this site may not be used without permission and/or license.

UCTP Message Board, Galleries, Mailbox and other services Terms of Use

Persons using services ('User') provided by www.uctp.org are bound by this User Agreement (the 'Agreement') which governs the terms of the use by User of services offered by www.uctp.org. ('Provider').User agrees to receive access to the www.uctp.org services according to the following terms and conditions:

  1. Term. This Agreement may be terminated by Provider at any time without prior notice and without cause. Termination of this agreement will result in the termination of any and all accounts and access to this system by the User.
  2. Compliance with Law. User will use the services offered by Provider in a manner consistent with all applicable local, state and federal laws and regulations.
  3. Prohibition of Publication of Certain Material. User shall not knowingly or unknowingly submit to Provider for publication any of the following material (including pictures, links, or any other content):

(a) Any material which violates or infringes any copyright, trademark, trade secret, patent, statutory, common law or other proprietary rights of others;

(b) Members agree not to post anything that is abusive, vulgar, slanderous, hateful, threatening, sexually-orientated or libelous. As well, posts that spread misinformation and or are created for the explicit purpose of criticizing in an unconstructive or insulting manner or in any form of ill-will or negativity (commonly known as "flame" posts)  will come under the scrutiny of the administrators and moderators. A post which is determined to be inappropriate (in any or all of the aforementioned ways or not mentioned) may be removed or split from the originating topic at the discretion of the administrators, and the author will be notified about the post in question. The administrators and moderators of this forum will attempt to remove or edit any generally objectionable material as quickly as possible. However, it is impossible to review every message. Therefore, you acknowledge that all posts made to these forums express the views and opinions of the author and not the administrators, moderators, or webmaster (except for posts by these people) and hence they will not be held liable.

(c) Any material which is or contains anything obscene or pornographic; or

(d) Distribution lists to be used via unsolicited electronic mail or other mass electronic mailings including but not limited to: mass-newsgroup postings, SPAM and unsolicited email sent from your server or any server, or any other service on the Internet, which contains your domain name and or username or any other domain name on our or any network. Any violation of the above conditions will result in termination of User's account. Due to the public nature of the Internet, all material submitted by User for publication will be considered publicly accessible. Provider will screen in advance User's material submitted to Provider for publication. Provider's publication of material submitted by User does not create any express or implied approval by Provider of such material, nor does it indicate that such material complies with the terms of this Agreement.

(e) In the event of inappropriate activity on these forums or any other part of the website, violators may be subject to disciplinary action by the administration, including but not limited to: a warning from an administrator or moderator, a one-week ban from the site, or a permanent ban if necessary including ban of Internet protocol. Furthermore, the webmaster, administrators, and moderators of this forum have the right to remove, edit, move, or close any topic at any time should they see fit.

(f) As a user you agree to any information you have entered above being stored in a database. While your private information will not be disclosed to any third party without your consent, the webmaster, administrator, and moderators cannot be held responsible for any hacking attempt that may lead to the data being compromised. Your email address is generally used only to confirm your registration details and password and to send new passwords should you forget your current one. Occasionally, the administrators may be required to contact you via your email address. Therefore, a valid email address and response is required.

(g) All members must acknowledge the authority of the staff insofar as administrative actions are concerned. These issues are not open for discussion. Once the site webmaster, administrator and or moderator have indicated that the matter is closed. Further concerns regarding an action should be communicated via a private message to the staff member, and not repeatedly discussed publicly. Furthermore, once a thread on a particular topic has been closed or removed and indicated as being unacceptable by the webmaster, administrator and or moderator, starting a new discussion on the same or similar topic will result in administrative action being taken against the poster.

(h) All members must post in English or Spanish. Content in other languages are allowed as long as full English translations are provided, or otherwise at the discretion of the staff. User profile information (including signatures) in other languages is allowed.

(i) All member signatures must be kept brief -- 3 to 4 lines at most. Signatures and avatars must also be non-obtrusive, non-offensive and  not violate any of our terms of service.

(j) All members except the webmaster and administrators are only allowed to have a single user account.  Members who are found to violate this term may be subject to immediate administrative action.

(k) All members must refrain from using the forum for advertising purposes unless given permission by the site administration.

(l) These terms may be updated at any time without notice. It is the users sole responsibility to periodically check the terms of service and make themselves aware of any changes.

(m) All accounts not accessed between 6 months to a year will be deleted and you will have to re-register. All information associated with the account will also be deleted and irretrievable.  www.uctp.org and the United Confederation of Taino People are not responsible for lost content or information.

(n) As of September 1st 2012, all accounts must have a valid UCTP Census registration and identification number. Any existing accounts will be deleted that do not provide a valid identification number.

 
 

  1. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES. PROVIDER'S SERVICE IS PROVIDED ON AN 'AS IS, AS AVAILABLE' BASIS. PROVIDER SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ANY OTHER WARRANTY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING ANY WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. IN NO EVENT SHALL PROVIDER BE LIABLE FOR ANY CONSEQUENTIAL, INDIRECT, SPECIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, EVEN IF PROVIDER HAS BEEN ADVISED BY USER OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH POTENTIAL LOSS OR DAMAGE. IF PROVIDER'S SERVICE TO USER IS DISRUPTED OR MALFUNCTIONS FOR ANY REASON, PROVIDER SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR LOSSES OF INCOME DUE TO DISRUPTION OF SERVICE.
  2. Limitation/Disclaimer of Liability. Provider is not liable for protection or privacy of electronic mail or other information transferred through the Internet or any other network provider or its customers may utilize.
  3. Indemnity. User agrees to defend, indemnify and hold Provider harmless from and against any and all claims, losses, liabilities and expenses (including attorneys' fees) related to or arising out of the services provided by Provider to User under this Agreement, including without limitation claims made by third parties (including customers of User) related to any false advertising claims, liability claims for products or services sold by User, claims for patent, copyright or trademark infringement, claims due to disruption or malfunction of services provided hereunder, or for any content submitted by User for publication by Provider.
  4. Governing Law/Venue. This Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the New York State. Venue for any action hereunder shall be within New York State.
  5. Relationship of the Parties. The parties intend that no partnership, joint venture or employee/employer relationship will be created by this Agreement.

By using any aspect of http://www.uctp.org  or by clicking a box that states that you accept or agree to these terms and conditions, you signify your agreement to these terms of use.  User also agrees to be of 13 years of age or over. If you do not agree to these terms of use, you may not use http://www.uctp.org and DO NOT COMPLETE THE REGISTRATION FORM. 

 
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