Welcome to Buy The Block Black. Please read these terms of service carefully. They contain important information regarding your legal rights, remedies and obligations, including how the content you provide can be used and how any disputes will be resolved. 


 

REVISION DATE 


 

These Terms of Service were last revised on June 1, 2017. 


 

ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS 


 

Blaqsage Productions LLC. provides the Buy The Block Black website to you subject to the following Terms of Service ("TOS"). By registering with or by using the Buy The Block Black site (the "Site"), and in exchange for Blaqsage Productions LLC.’s agreement to provide the Site to you, you agree to be bound by these TOS.  


 

The TOS may be revised from time to time. We will indicate at the beginning of the TOS when they were last revised. Your continued use of the Site constitutes your agreement to all terms of the most recent TOS.  


 

You must be at least thirteen (13) years of age to use the Site. Any registration by, use of, or access to the Site by anyone under 13 is unauthorized, unlicensed, and in violation of these TOS. By using the Site, you represent and warrant that you are at least 13 years old. 


 

Blaqsage Productions LLC. reserves the right to refuse access to the Site or to any other service or product provided by Blaqsage Productions LLC., without notice, at any time, and for any reason. 


 

PROVISION AND MODIFICATION OF SERVICE 


 

The Site includes software, services, content, and advertising provided by Blaqsage Productions LLC. However, some of the content of the Site is provided by users who submit or post content on the Site. In addition, the Site includes advertising placed by advertisers and ad networks. Blaqsage Productions LLC. takes no responsibility for such content.  


 

You understand and agree that the Site is provided to you on an AS IS and AS AVAILABLE basis. Blaqsage Productions LLC. disclaims all responsibility for the availability, timeliness, security, or reliability of the Site or any feature or software included in the Site. Blaqsage Productions LLC. also disclaims all responsibility for the acts or omissions of third parties whose services, software, content, or advertising may be utilized in connection with the Site. You agree that Blaqsage Productions LLC. shall not be liable for any such faults. 


 

Blaqsage Productions LLC. reserves the right at any time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Site (or any part thereof) with or without notice. The Site also may be subject to interruptions, caused by Blaqsage Productions LLC. or others. You agree that Blaqsage Productions LLC. will not be liable for any modification, suspension, interruption, or discontinuance of the Site. 


 

REGISTRATION AND ACCOUNT CREATION 


 

Certain features of the Site require you to register and create a user profile (“Profile Page”). As part of the registration process, you will select a member ID (username) and a password, and you will provide Blaqsage Productions LLC. with certain registration information. In consideration of your use of the Site, you agree to provide accurate, current, and complete information, and to promptly update the information you provide in connection with creating or maintaining your account, in order to keep it accurate, current, and complete. 


 

You also agree that you will maintain the security of your password, that you will be responsible for all use of your account, and that you will notify Blaqsage Productions LLC. immediately of any breach of security or unauthorized use of your account. You agree that you will not register for more than one account, register for an account on behalf of anyone other than yourself, or use another’s account without permission. 


 

CONDITIONS ON USE OF THE SITE 


 

Blaqsage Productions LLC. grants you permission to access and use the Site as set forth in these TOS, and in exchange you agree as follows: 

  • You will access and use the Site solely for your own personal use; 

  • You will not use the Site in any illegal manner or for any illegal purpose, in any other manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Site, or in any manner inconsistent with these TOS; 

  • You will not defeat or interfere with any security feature of the Site, or attempt to do so; 

  • You will not alter or modify any content or component of the Site, other than content you have submitted to or posted on the Site; 

  • You will not reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, trade, resell, or exploit, for any commercial purpose, any content, component, or feature of the Site without the prior written permission of Blaqsage Productions LLC., except for content you have submitted to or posted on the Site, or content which you have the prior written permission of the owner to use; 

  • You will not use any automated system, software, or device to generate and send unsolicited communications to or through the Site;  

  • You will not collect or harvest any personally identifiable information, including without limitation account names or email addresses, from the Site, nor use the communication systems provided by the Site for purposes of sending any commercial solicitation; 

  • You will not upload, post, transmit, share, or otherwise make available any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code designed to interfere with the functionality of or obtain any nonpublic information from any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment; and 

  • You will not harass or intimidate any other user of the Site. 


 

YOUR CONDUCT AND USE OF THE SITE 


 

You acknowledge that you are solely responsible for the text, comments, and other content that you post, publish, upload, or display on the Site, or transmit to or share with others using the Site (collectively “User Content”), and for the consequences of posting, publishing, uploading, displaying, or sharing any User Content.  


 

You understand and agree that any User Content you submit or post on the Site is intended to and generally will be made public, and that once made public User Content cannot be made private again. You consent to the public dissemination of all User Content you submit or post using the Site.


 

You agree that you will not use the Site to post, transmit, or share User Content that you did not create or that you do not have permission to post, transmit, or share. You affirm that you own or have all intellectual property rights (including without limitation copyright and trademark rights), licenses, and permissions to User Content you provide that are needed to use and to authorize Blaqsage Productions LLC. to use that User Content in the manner described in these TOS. By submitting or posting User Content, you warrant that it does not infringe any intellectual property rights of another person. 


 

You agree that you will not use the Site to post, transmit, or share User Content that is obscene, defamatory, or invasive of the privacy of another person, graphically violent, physically threatening, intended for any illegal purpose, or otherwise inappropriate on a site intended for a general audience. By submitting or posting User Content, you warrant that it is not obscene, defamatory, or invasive of the privacy of any other person, or otherwise illegal. 


 

You understand that Blaqsage Productions LLC. does not promise that User Content you submit to or post on the Site will be maintained by Blaqsage Productions LLC.. You are solely responsible for creating backup copies of and replacing any User Content you submit to or post on the Site. You agree that Blaqsage Productions LLC. has no responsibility or liability for the deletion of, or the failure to store or to transmit, any User Content or other communications provided on or through the Site. Blaqsage Productions LLC. retains the right to create limits on use and storage at its sole discretion, at any time, with or without notice. 


 

RIGHTS TO AND USE OF THE CONTENT ON THE SITE 


 

Except for User Content, all content and components of the Site (“Buy The Block Black Content”), including without limitation, the software, text, photos, video and audio content, graphics, and features, and all trademarks, service marks, and logos contained therein, are owned by or licensed to Blaqsage Productions LLC., subject to any copyrights or other intellectual property rights held by others pursuant to law. Blaqsage Productions LLC. reserves all rights to the Buy The Block Black Content and any other component or content of the Site not expressly granted to you by these TOS. 


 

By submitting or posting User Content to the Site, you grant Blaqsage Productions LLC. an irrevocable, perpetual, nonexclusive, transferable, fully paid, worldwide license to: (1) use, copy, publicly perform, publicly display, reformat, translate, excerpt (in whole or in part), and distribute the User Content in or through any medium now known or hereafter invented, for any purpose; (2) to prepare derivative works using the User Content, or to incorporate it into other works, for any purpose; and (3) to grant and authorize sublicenses of any or all of the foregoing rights. 


 

You may ask for removal of your User Content from the Site at any time. If you choose to remove your User Content, the User Content will no longer appear on the Site. However, you acknowledge that Blaqsage Productions LLC. may retain archived copies of your User Content, and that Blaqsage Productions LLC. will retain the rights to the content granted by these TOS. 


 

Blaqsage Productions LLC. does not assert any ownership over your User Content; rather, as between Blaqsage Productions LLC. and you, and subject to the rights granted to us in these TOS, you retain full ownership of all of your User Content and any intellectual property rights or other proprietary rights associated with your User Content.  


 

Blaqsage Productions LLC. may obtain and exercise intellectual property rights over compilations, collective works, derivative works, or revisions that incorporate User Content you have provided. In that case, the rights we obtain will apply only to the compilation, collective work, derivative work, or revision; as between Blaqsage Productions LLC. and you, subject to the rights granted to us in these TOS, you will retain full ownership of and rights to your User Content. 


 

When you post User Content to the Site, you also authorize and direct us to make such copies thereof as we deem necessary in order to facilitate the posting, maintenance, and storage of the User Content on the Site. 


 

OBJECTIONABLE OR INAPPROPRIATE CONTENT 

 

By its very nature, the Site may include offensive, harmful, inaccurate or otherwise offensive or objectionable material. In some cases, the Site may include content that has been mislabeled or is otherwise deceptive. Please use caution and common sense and exercise proper judgment when using Buy The Block Black. Blaqsage Productions LLC. does not endorse, support, represent, or guarantee the truthfulness, accuracy, or reliability of any content appearing on the Site at the direction of others. Blaqsage Productions LLC. does not endorse any opinions expressed by others on the Site. You acknowledge that any reliance on material appearing on the Site will be at your own risk. 


 

Blaqsage Productions LLC. will not routinely review or revise content submitted to or posted on the Site by others. However, Blaqsage Productions LLC. may read any such content, and reserves the right to refuse to distribute any such content, to remove any content from the Site, or to edit any content, in its sole discretion. 


 

If you find content appearing on the Site that you believe violates these TOS, or that is offensive or otherwise objectionable, you may inform Blaqsage Productions LLC. by sending a message to BuyTheBlockBlack@gmail.com. Be sure to type “Feedback” in the subject line. Blaqsage Productions LLC. will review your message and the content to which you object (assuming it is still on the Site). We may remove the content if, in our judgment, it is inappropriate. However, please understand that deciding whether content is inappropriate is a judgment call, and that Blaqsage Productions LLC. is not legally responsible for content that it does not originate. Neither is Blaqsage Productions LLC. legally responsible for keeping content that it deems inappropriate off of the Site. 


 

If content you have submitted is not published or is removed, please review these TOS and understand that the value of the Buy The Block Black website is, to a large extent, based on providing an experience that is both enlightening and pleasant for the people who use the Site. 


 

Blaqsage Productions LLC. reserves the right to access, read, preserve, and disclose any information it reasonably believes is necessary to do any of the following: (1) satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process, or governmental request; (2) enforce these TOS, including investigation of potential violations hereof; (3) detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security, or technical issues; (4) respond to user support requests; or (5) protect the rights, property, or safety of Blaqsage Productions LLC., its users, or the public. You agree that Blaqsage Productions LLC. will not be liable for exercising or failing to exercise any of these rights. 


 

USE, PROMOTION, AND DISTRIBUTION OF CONTENT 


 

You understand and agree that you will receive no compensation from Blaqsage Productions LLC. for any User Content you submit to or post on the Site. 


 

By submitting User Content to Blaqsage Productions LLC. or posting it on the Site, you agree as follows: 

  • User Content you submit to or post on the Site may be organized, arranged, formatted, categorized, designated, displayed, and edited as Blaqsage Productions LLC. determines, in its sole discretion. 

  • Blaqsage Productions LLC., in its discretion, may place your User Content in a location or locations of its choosing on the Site, and may apply designations currently existing or created in the future to your User Content. You will have no claim for compensation or any other remedy based on the location or designation of User Content you submit. 

  • Blaqsage Productions LLC., in its discretion, may modify your User Content as described in these TOS. Blaqsage Productions LLC. will not be responsible for any claims arising from modifications that do not substantially change the meaning of the content, add new and different meanings, or result in the addition of new material that give rise to a claim.

 

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