Terms of Use

 

Terms and Conditions ("Terms")

Last updated: January 25, 2018.

Please read these Terms and Conditions ("Terms", "Terms and Conditions") carefully before using the arable.media website (the "Service") operated by Arable Media, LLC. ("us", "we", or "our").

Your access to and use of the Service is conditioned upon your acceptance of and compliance with these Terms. These Terms apply to all visitors, users and others who wish to access or use the Service.

How to Indicate Your Agreement

By accessing or using the Service you agree to be bound by these Terms. If you disagree with any part of the terms then you do not have permission to access the Service.

Who Can Submit Material?

You can submit material to us only if you are 13 years or older and are not violating any law by submitting material to, or publishing material with, our services.

Intellectual Property

The Service and its original content, features and functionality are and will remain the exclusive property of Arable Media and its licensors.

The Service is protected by copyright, trademark, and other laws of both the United States and foreign countries. Our trademarks and trade dress may not be used in connection with any product or service without the prior written consent of Arable Media.

Permissions You Give Arable

By submitting and publishing your material on our Service, you grant to Arable a worldwide, irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, transferable, royalty-free license, with the right to sublicense, (a) to use, reproduce, prepare derivative works based on, distribute copies of, publicly display and publicly perform the material you submit and publish through our Service and any future Service we may offer or conduct, including for commercial, advertising and promotional purposes relating to our Service, and (b) to use your name, image or likeness so that we can identify you as the source of the material and advertise, market, and promote our Service.

Materials on our Service

Any material that you submit and publish with our Service stays yours, and nothing in this agreement restricts your ability to use your own material so long as it is consistent with the permissions you give us.  You agree and promise us that any material you submit or publish shall be entirely your own independent work and creative material (subject to some fair use of materials), shall not violate any laws or any rights of others, shall reflect good judgment in light of the audience, and shall reflect high standards of professionalism and effort.  You understand and agree that in its sole discretion Arable may decline to allow you to publish some or even any material through its Service and that Arable may decide to remove or disable access to any material that you publish through its Service.  You agree that you submit material to Arable for publication having no expectation of, or entitlement to, monetary compensation of any kind, direct or indirect, relating to any exploitation or use of the material or any of Arable’s Service. You’re welcome to submit and publish articles that you’ve published elsewhere, as long as you have the rights you need to do so. By submitting and publishing material, you represent and warrant that doing so doesn’t conflict with any other agreement you’ve entered into with anyone else.

Links To Other Websites

Our Service may contain links to third party web sites or services that are not owned or controlled by Arable Media.

Arable Media has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party websites or services. We do not warrant the offerings of any of these entities/individuals or their websites.

You acknowledge and agree that Arable Media shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such third party websites or services.

We strongly advise you to read the terms and conditions and privacy policies of any third party websites or services you visit.

Don’t Mistreat Us or Abuse Our Services

You agree that we retain all rights in our Service, including intellectual property rights.  You agree not to copy or adapt any portion of our code or visual design elements (including logos) without our permission. You may not do, or try to do, the following: (a) access or tamper with non-public areas of our Service, our computer systems, or the systems of our technical providers; (b) access or search our Service by any means other than the currently available, published interfaces that we provide; (c) forge any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in any email or posting, or in any way use our Service to send altered, deceptive, or false source-identifying information; or (d) interfere with, or disrupt, the access of any user, host, or network, including sending a virus, overloading, flooding, spamming, mail-bombing our Service, or by scripting the creation of material or user accounts in such a manner as to interfere with or create an undue burden on our services. You agree not to crawl our Service unless you do it in accordance with the provisions of our robots.txt file, but scraping the Service or any material on them is prohibited.

Relationship Between Us

You and we agree that you are acting solely on your own behalf and that we are merely providing a Service to you to help you express yourself and find an audience.  You agree that there is no employment or agency relationship between us.  

Termination

We may terminate or suspend your access to the Service immediately, without prior notice or liability, under our sole discretion, for any reason whatsoever and without limitation, including but not limited to a breach of the Terms.

All provisions of the Terms which by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity and limitations of liability.

Indemnification

You’re responsible for your material that you publish by using our services. This means you agree to assume all risks related to the material, including someone else’s reliance on its accuracy, or claims relating to intellectual property or other legal rights.

Accordingly, you agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Arable Media and its licensee and licensors, and their employees, contractors, agents, officers and directors, from and against any and all claims, demands, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debt, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney's fees), resulting from or arising out of a) your use and access of the Service, or b) a breach of these Terms.

Limitation of Liability

In no event shall Arable Media, nor its directors, employees, partners, agents, suppliers, or affiliates, be liable for any indirect, incidental, special, consequential or punitive damages, including without limitation, loss of profits, data, use, goodwill, or other intangible losses, resulting from (i) your access to or use of or inability to access or use the Service; (ii) any conduct or content of any third party on the Service; (iii) any content obtained from the Service; and (iv) unauthorized access, use or alteration of your transmissions or content, whether based on warranty, contract, tort (including negligence) or any other legal theory, whether or not we have been informed of the possibility of such damage, and even if a remedy set forth herein is found to have failed of its essential purpose.

Disclaimer

Your use of the Service is at your sole risk. The Service is provided on an "AS IS" and "AS AVAILABLE" basis. The Service is provided without warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement or course of performance.

Arable Media, its subsidiaries, affiliates, and its licensors do not warrant that a) the Service will function uninterrupted, secure or available at any particular time or location; b) any errors or defects will be corrected; c) the Service is free of viruses or other harmful components; or d) the results of using the Service will meet your requirements.

This website is not associated with the National FFA Organization.  Use of the FFA name does not represent an endorsement by FFA of this product or service or an endorsement by FFA of the owner or provider of this product or service.

Exclusions

Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of certain warranties or the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, so the limitations above may not apply to you.

Governing Law

These Terms shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of Arizona, United States, without regard to its conflict of law provisions.

Our failure to enforce any right or provision of these Terms will not be considered a waiver of those rights. If any provision of these Terms is held to be invalid or unenforceable by a court, the remaining provisions of these Terms will remain in effect. These Terms constitute the entire agreement between us regarding our Service, and supersede and replace any prior agreements we might have had between us regarding the Service.

Privacy Policy

Please see our Privacy Policy for information about how we collect, process, manage, use and disclose information from our users. 

Copyright Policy

Arable respects copyright law and expects its users to do the same. It is our policy to terminate in appropriate circumstances any account holders and subscribers users who are established to be repeat infringers. If you believe that anyone has violated your copyright rights through use of our services, please contact us.

Changes

We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to modify or replace these Terms at any time. If a revision is material we will provide at least 30 days notice prior to any new terms taking effect. What constitutes a material change will be determined at our sole discretion.

By continuing to access or use our Service after any revisions become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised terms. If you do not agree to the new terms, you are no longer authorized to use the Service.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about these Terms, please contact us.