Welcome! By accessing
our web site you agree to the terms below:
1. World Wide Web Services. We
operate a web site on the World Wide Web. When you visit our
site, we will give you access to information, products, services and other people.
Our current standard offerings include:
Regional directory for equine
businesses in California
Classified ads for products and services
News and articles
Links to other sites
Web site services
We may change or discontinue certain
services from time to time. When we can, we will try to let you know about such changes in
advance. User registration is required for access to some services. User
registration is free of charge and will not place you on a mailing
2. Price and Payment. We
do not currently charge money for access to our site. However, this could change in the
future. We will try to give advance notice of any plans to start charging for access.
3. Site Rules. You
will find rules for using our site in three places: in this contract, in our
Legal Disclaimer, and in notices or bulletins we may post at
various points in the site. Here are some of the basic rules of behavior for our site:
(a) Posters must be at least 13
years of age.
(b) Respect other visitors to this
site. In particular, do not attack others, and do not burden the use of our site by
others. We reserve
the right to refuse to post information that we believe is erroneous, misleading, illegal,
slanderous, or which otherwise violates our site rules and contract.
(c) Do not use our site for anything that might be illegal or
dangerous. People sometimes have trouble figuring out whether certain activities are
illegal. It's usually not too hard: If it's illegal out there, it's illegal in
Examples include illegal drugs, gambling, pornography, prostitution, robbery, spreading
computer viruses, cracking into private computer systems, infringement, stolen credit card
(d) If you commit an illegal act at
this site, you expose this site and its other visitors to legal risks that should be yours
alone. If you must test the limits, do it elsewhere.
(e) Respect the security of our
site. Do not try to gain access to system areas private to ourselves, or to other
visitors. Some people try to crack system security just to show it can be done.
Please don't do this on our site.
Please read our Privacy
Policy. SCEN does not sell or share
personal information with other companies, nor
do we participate in direct marketing of advertising to Members and
Visitors. However, SCEN is a public web site and any contact information
you choose to post can be accessed by anyone on the Internet at any time,
including other marketing firms and spammers. When
you properly designate information in your post or email message as private, such as phone
numbers or email addresses, we will endeavor to keep it private, except:
(a) We do read all posts and
messages and will act if necessary to protect ourselves, our site or other visitors from
injury or damage.
(b) If we believe your posts or
email messages may be connected with illegal or dangerous activities, we might disclose
them to the authorities if we believe it is important for our own protection.
(c) If the authorities ever search
or seize our site, they may gain access to your contact information. In that case, we
cannot prevent them from reviewing it.
(d) While we will try to maintain
privacy for your posts and email messages, we cannot guarantee the security of our site
5. Ownership of Materials. We
will not gain any property rights in any messages or files you may transmit through our
site. Likewise, you must respect the property rights of others in your or their own
messages and files. You may not send any messages or files through our site, nor copy or
resend any information you receive through our site, unless you have first obtained full
authority to do so from the owner. This includes but is not limited to copyrighted
We own many of the things you will
find on this site, such as the "look and feel" of the site, the brand name of
our site, the contents of all of the information and services originated by us, and our
sets of links to other sites. You cannot copy or send any of our property to others
without our permission.
6. Limitation of Liability
and Indemnity. You agree and acknowledge that you are fully responsible for your
own acts on our site, that if you are injured by any information or services here it was
your choice alone to rely on that information or service, and that if you are injured by
other visitors to this site, we are not to blame for those injuries. Accordingly:
(a) You agree not to hold us
responsible for any injuries or losses you may suffer from use of our site.
(b) If anyone claims that you did
(or failed to do) anything on our site that injured them, or violates any laws, you agree
to protect us from any resulting problems. This protection includes defending us in any
legal actions, making all necessary payments to others, and reimbursing us for all losses,
costs and attorneys fees.
7. Law and Courts.
Our site can be reached on the Internet from all fifty states and around the world, with
many more laws and rules than we could ever keep up with. You agree that the law of our
own state, California (but not its choice of law rules), will apply to all matters
relating to this contract and our site. You also agree and consent that the courts of
California State will have exclusive jurisdiction and venue for any legal actions between
you and us.
8. Term. This
contract begins the moment you visit our site and continues until you or we terminate it.
If we terminate, it will take effect immediately. If you terminate, it will take effect
when we receive your notice of termination. The provisions of Item 6 above will remain in
effect after any termination of this contract.
9. General. This
contract is the entire understanding between you and us regarding your relationship to our
site. If either you or we fail to notify the other of any violations of this contract,
this will not mean that you or we cannot notify the other of future violations of any part
of this contract.