Use of the Site
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(a) You will not provide any content or conduct yourself in any way that may be construed as: unlawful; illegal; threatening; harmful; abusive; harassing; stalking; tortious; defamatory; libelous; vulgar; obscene; offensive; objectionable; pornographic; designed to interfere with or disrupt the operation of this Web site or any service provided; infected with a virus or other destructive or deleterious programming routine; giving rise to civil or criminal liability; or in violation of an applicable local, national or international law;
(b) You will not impersonate or misrepresent your association with any person or entity; you will not forge or otherwise seek to conceal or misrepresent the origin of any content provided by you;
(c) You will not collect or harvest any information about other users;
(d) You will not provide, and you will not use this Web site to provide, any content or service in any commercial manner, or in any manner that would involve junk mail, spam, chain letters, pyramid schemes, or any other form of unauthorized advertising or commerce; you will not use this Web site to promote or operate any service or content without prior written consent from GPM; and
(e) You will not provide any content that may give rise to GPM being held civilly or criminally liable, or that may be considered a violation of any local, national or international law, including but not limited to laws relating to copyrights, trademarks, patents, or trade secrets.
The content of the Site, including without limitation, text, graphics, images and other material including software developed and licensed by us, which permits the access and use of the Site, is owned by GPM and is protected by intellectual property laws, including copyright laws. All right, title and interest in and to the Site and its content remains vested in us and shall not pass to you or any other user.
The trade names, trademarks, service marks, logos, and slogans contained in the Site are the trade names, trademarks, service marks, logos and slogans of GPM. You are not authorized to use any of our marks in any advertisement, publicity or in any other commercial manner without our prior written consent.
The trade names, trademarks, service marks, logos, and slogans contained in the Site that are not our marks are the trade names, trademarks, service marks, logos, and slogans of their respective owners. References that we make to any specific trade name, trademark, service mark, product, service or process of a third party do not necessarily constitute or imply our endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation of the third party trade name, trademark, service mark, product, service or process, unless otherwise explicitly provided.
User Generated Content
The Site may include community areas, such as comment sections and discussion forums where users may post messages, images, or other content. GPM reserves the right to moderate all user generated content and remove any content for any reason without notice. While we have the right to monitor activity and content associated with the Site, we are not obligated to do so. And since we do not, and may not have the ability to control or actively monitor all content, we don’t guarantee its accuracy, integrity or quality. We encourage you to notify us of inappropriate or illegal content and we reserve the right to remove postings for any reason. Under no circumstances will we be liable in any way for any content, including, but not limited to, any errors or omissions in any content, or any loss of damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of, access to, or denial or access to any content on the Site.
Any content that is submitted to the Site shall be owned exclusively and in perpetuity by GPM. You represent that you have the necessary permissions to use, and transfer to GPM the exclusive ownership and use of, the posted content. Such exclusive ownership means that GPM has the unrestricted, perpetual, and exclusive right to use, license, reproduce, modify, translate, transmit, and distribute any and all content that you post to the Site. GPM is under no obligation to give credit or pay any consideration to you for your content. You waive completely any claims and rights associated with your posted content.
Links to Other Sites
The Site may contain links to Web sites operated by third parties. These links are provided solely for convenience and reference purposes only. The inclusion of any such link does not imply that we endorse the content of any Web site to which the Site provides a link, nor are we liable for your reliance on or use of any information or materials contained in them.
Limitation of Liability
In no event shall we be liable to anyone for any delays, inaccuracies, errors or omissions with respect to the Site or the transmission or delivery of all or any part of the services, for any damage arising thereof, or any results obtained from the use of the Site.
Governing Law and Forum
The existence of this Site is not intended and should not be construed to mean that we are conducting business in all states of the United States of America, or that we consent to submit to the personal jurisdiction of the state or federal courts of any state in the United States, except the State of Minnesota. Any claim or action arising directly or indirectly from the use of the Site must be brought in the state or federal courts in St. Paul, MN, and shall be construed in all respects under the laws of the State of Minnesota, exclusive of its choice of law or conflict of laws provisions.
Notification of Alleged Copyright Infringement
To notify GPM of content that infringes your rights or is otherwise unlawful, please provide us with the following information:
(a) Your name, address, telephone number, and email address;
(b) A description of the content that you claim either infringes your rights or is otherwise unlawful, specifying which portions of the content you believe infringes your rights, or are unlawful, and which parts you believe should be removed;
(c) A description of the exact location of the alleged infringing content on the Site;
(d) (If you believe the content infringes your rights): A brief statement specifying the rights you assert, and why the content in question infringes your rights; and
(e) (If you believe the content in question is otherwise unlawful): A brief statement specifying in detail which laws you believe are being breached, and why the specified content does so.
When we receive a notice that complies with the above requirements, we will evaluate the information you provided, and if appropriate in our judgment, remove or disable access to the content in question. In such case, we may notify the source of the content in question of your complaint and our action taken. In some cases, if the source of the content in question provides us with information indicating that the content in question should not have been removed, we may reinstate the content in question.
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500 IDS Center
80 South 8th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55402
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