Acceptance of Terms
The Site allows users to register for a “Pathfinder Program” as a part of the Service. By registering for the Service, you agree to provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by the registration form. If any information provided by you is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, Spark may reject your registration and terminate your right to use the Service. You are responsible for all activities that occur under your registered account.
To access the resources the Site offers, you will be asked to provide certain registration details or other information. It is a condition of your use of the Site that all the information you provide on the Site is accurate, current, and complete. If any information provided by you is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, Spark may reject your registration and terminate your right to use the Service. You are responsible for all activities that occur under your registered account.
If you choose, or are provided with, a user name, password, or any other piece of information as part of your use of the Site, you must treat such information as confidential, and you must not disclose it to any other person or entity. You also acknowledge that your account is personal to you and agree not to provide any other person with access to this Site or portions of it using your user name, password, or other security information. You should use particular caution when accessing your account from a public or shared computer so that others are not able to view or record your password or other personal information.
Spark reserves the right to change or withdraw this Site, in its sole discretion without notice. Spark is not liable if for any reason all or any part of the Site is unavailable at any time or for any period.
Intellectual Property Rights
The Site and its entire contents, features, and functionality (including but not limited to all information, software, text, displays, images, video, and audio, and the design, selection, and arrangement thereof) (collectively the “Content”), are owned by Spark and its licensors, or other providers of such material and are protected by United States and international copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, and other intellectual property or proprietary rights laws.
“Spark Program, Inc.” is a trademark of Spark. Other product and company names mentioned on the Site may be trademarks of their respective owners.
Use of the Site and Service
The Site and Service are available for access and use solely by you for solely lawful purposes. You may use the Site and its Content for personal non-commercial use only and not for republication, distribution, assignment, sublicense, sale, preparation of derivative works or other use. No part of any Content or other subject matter that is displayed on or accessible through the Site may be reproduced in any form or incorporated into any information retrieval system, electronic or mechanical, other than for your personal use (but not for resale or redistribution).
You understand and acknowledge that you are responsible for any Participant Content you post including its legality, reliability, accuracy, and appropriateness.
Spark is not responsible or liable to any third party for the content or accuracy of any Participant Content posted by you or any other user of the Site.
SPARK RESERVES THE RIGHT TO IMMEDIATELY REMOVE ANY MATERIAL THAT SPARK BELIEVES IS OR MAY BE INFRINGING OR VIOLATING OF ANY THIRD PARTY INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY OR OTHER RIGHTS OR IN VIOLATION OF LOCAL OR FOREIGN LAWS AT ANY TIME, WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE TO YOU. YOU AGREE THAT SPARK MAY TERMINATE YOUR ACCESS AT ANY TIME FOR ANY REASON WITHOUT NOTICE.
Disclaimer of Liability
You agree that there is no confidential or any other special relationship that is or should be formed by use of the Site or information contained on the Site.
Spark expressly denies liability and undertakes no responsibility for the conduct of organizations/partners or individuals that are listed on the Site.
THE INFORMATION DISPLAYED ON OR ACCESSIBLE THROUGH THE SITE IS PROVIDED "AS IS," "AS AVAILABLE," AND ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, ARE DISCLAIMED (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE DISCLAIMER OF ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE). THE SERVICE MAY CONTAIN BUGS, ERRORS, PROBLEMS OR OTHER LIMITATIONS. SPARK MAKES NO GUARANTEE OR WARRANTY OF THE SITE’S FUTURE OR CONTINUED AVAILABILITY, COMPATIBILITY, OR EXISTENCE.
IN NO EVENT WILL SPARK’S TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES, AND CAUSES OF ACTION RESULTING FROM YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE OR SITE, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE) OR OTHERWISE, EXCEED U.S. $100 OR THE LOWEST AMOUNT PERMITTED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.
It is a condition of using the Site and Service that you do not:
- restrict or inhibit any other user from using or enjoying the Site or Service;
- use the Site or Service to post or transmit any unlawful, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, profane or indecent content of any kind, including without limitation any transmissions constituting or encouraging conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any local, state, national or international law;
- use the Site or Service to post or transmit any information, software or other material that violates or infringes upon the rights of others, including material that is an invasion of privacy or publicity rights or which is protected by copyright, trademark, or other proprietary right, or derivative works with respect thereto, without first obtaining permission from the owner or rights holder;
- use the Site or Service to post or transmit any information, software or other material that contains a virus or other harmful component;
- use the Site or Service to post, transmit or in any way exploit any information, software or other material for commercial or advertising purposes;
- use the Site or Service to advertise or solicit anyone to buy or sell products or services, or to make donations of any kind, without Spark’s express written approval; or
- gather for marketing purposes any email addresses or other personal information that has been posted by other users on the Site.
Users are prohibited from disregarding directions from administrators or moderators. Refusal to comply with requests from administrators or moderators of the Site may result in user accounts being removed from the Site.
Linking to the Site
Hyperlinks to the Site may not state or imply any Spark sponsorship or endorsement of another website, publication, or service. Spark’s Content may not be incorporated into another website, publication, or service without Spark’s prior written approval. You agree to cooperate with Spark in causing any unauthorized framing or linking to stop immediately. Spark reserves the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.
Links to Other Sites
If the Site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your convenience only. Spark has no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and accepts no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them. If you decide to access any of the third-party websites linked to this Site, you do so entirely at your own risk.
Modification of Terms