The following are the terms and conditions for use of the Webmail, forums and any other service provided on the brownpride.com website. Please read them carefully. This Service is provided to individuals who are
current viewers and customers of BrownPride Online website, and/or customers of Digital Aztlan or Techie Networks, or are at least 18 years old or minors who have parental permission to open and maintain an account. BY REGISTERING A WEBMAIL AND/OR FORUM ACCOUNT OR ANY OTHER SERVICE ON BROWNPRIDE.COM, YOU ARE STATING THAT YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY ALL OF THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THE SERVICE ("TOS").
The Service is offered to you conditioned on your acceptance without modification of the terms, conditions, and notices contained herein.
1. MEMBER ACCOUNT, PASSWORD, AND SECURITY
To open an account, you must follow the registering procedure for each service on brownpride.com,
and provide us with current, complete and accurate information as prompted by
the Ordering. You then will choose a password and an account name. You are
entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and
account. Furthermore, you are entirely responsible for any and all activities
that occur under your account.
You agree to notify Digital Aztlan or Techie Networks immediately of any unauthorized use
of your account or any other breach of security.
2. MEMBER PRIVACY
It is Digital Aztlan and Techie Networks policy to respect the privacy of its members. Digital Aztlan and Techie
Networks will not monitor, edit, or disclose any personal information about you
or your use of the Service, including its contents, without your prior
permission unless Digital Aztlan or Techie Networks has a good faith belief that such action is
necessary to: (1) conform to legal requirements or comply with legal process;
(2) protect and defend the rights or property of Techie Networks; (3) enforce
the TOS; or (4) act to protect the interests of its members or others. Digital Aztlan and Techie
Networks do not provide certain user information in aggregate form to third
parties, including its advertisers, for demographics. In addition, your Internet
Protocol address is transmitted with each message sent from your account. For
more information, see the Digital Aztlan Privacy
Some personal information you provide to Digital Aztlan and Techie Networks may be stored
outside of the country in which you reside.
You agree that Digital Aztlan and Techie Networks may access your account, including its
contents, as stated above or to respond to service or technical issues.
3. MESSAGE STORAGE, OUTBOUND MESSAGES AND OTHER LIMITATIONS
The amount of email storage space per member is limited. Some email messages
may not be processed due to space constraints or outbound message
limitations. You agree that Digital Aztlan and Techie Networks are not responsible or liable
for the deletion or failure to store messages or other information.
4. MEMBER CONDUCT
As a condition of your use of the Service, you warrant to Digital Aztlan and Techie Networks
that you will not use the Service for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited
by these terms, conditions, and notices.
The Service is provided to individuals only and for personal use only. You
agree to use the Service only to send and receive personal messages. Any
unauthorized commercial use of the Service, or the resale of its services, is
You agree to abide by all applicable local, state, national and international
laws and regulations and are solely responsible for all acts or omissions that
occur under your account or password, including the content of your
transmissions through the Service. By way of example, and not as a limitation,
you agree not to:
Digital Aztlan and Techie Networks have no obligation to monitor the Service or any user's use
thereof or retain the content of any user session. However, Digital Aztlan and Techie Networks
reserves the right at all times to monitor, review, retain and/or disclose any
information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal
process or governmental request.
- Use the Service in connection with surveys, contests, pyramid schemes,
chain letters, junk email, spamming or any duplicative or unsolicited
messages (commercial or otherwise).
- Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal
rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others.
- Publish, distribute or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, defamatory,
infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful material or information.
- Advertise or offer to sell or buy any goods or services for any
- Harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including email
addresses, without their consent.
- Create a false identity for the purpose of misleading others as to the
identity of the sender or the origin of a message.
- Use, download or otherwise copy, or provide (whether or not for a fee) to
a person or entity that is not a Service member any directory of the Service
members or other user or usage information or any portion thereof other than
in the context of your use of the Service as permitted under the TOS.
- Transmit or upload any material that contains viruses, trojan horses,
worms, time bombs, cancelbots, or any other harmful or deleterious programs.
- Transmit or upload any material that contains software or other material
protected by intellectual property laws, rights of privacy or publicity or
any other applicable law unless you own or control the rights thereto or
have received all necessary consents.
- Interfere with or disrupt networks connected to the Service or violate the
regulations, policies or procedures of such networks.
- Attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Service, other accounts,
computer systems or networks connected to the Service, through password
mining or any other means.
- Violate any applicable laws or regulations including, without limitation,
laws regarding the transmission of technical data or software exported from
the United States through the service.
- Interfere with another member's use and enjoyment of the Service or
another individual's or entity's use and enjoyment of similar services.
5. LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES
THE LINKS INCLUDED WITHIN THE SERVICE MAY LET YOU LEAVE THE SERVICE WEB SITES
("LINKED SITES"). THE LINKED SITES ARE NOT UNDER THE CONTROL OF TECHIE
NETWORKS AND TECHIE NETWORKS IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CONTENTS OF ANY LINKED
SITE OR ANY LINK CONTAINED IN A LINKED SITE, OR ANY CHANGES OR UPDATES TO SUCH
SITES. TECHIE NETWORKS IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR WEBCASTING OR ANY OTHER FORM OF
TRANSMISSION RECEIVED FROM ANY LINKED SITE. TECHIE NETWORKS IS PROVIDING THESE
LINKS TO YOU ONLY AS A CONVENIENCE, AND THE INCLUSION OF ANY LINK DOES NOT IMPLY
ENDORSEMENT BY TECHIE NETWORKS OF THE SITE OR ANY ASSOCIATION WITH THEIR
6. DISCLAIMERS/LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
The information and services included in or available through the Service may
include inaccuracies or typographical errors. Changes are periodically added to
the information herein. Digital Aztlan and Techie Networks and/or its respective suppliers may make
improvements and/or changes in the Service at any time.
Digital Aztlan and Techie Networks do not represent or warrant that the Service will be
uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that the Service
or the server that makes it available, are free of viruses or other harmful
components. Digital Aztlan and Techie Networks do not warrant or represent that the use or the
results of the use of the Service or the materials made available, as part of the
Service will be correct, accurate, timely, or otherwise reliable.
You specifically agree that Digital Aztlan and Techie Networks shall not be responsible for
unauthorized access to or alteration of your transmissions or data, any material
or data sent or received or not sent or received, or any transactions entered
into through the Service. You specifically agree that Digital Aztlan and Techie Networks are not
responsible or liable for any threatening, defamatory, obscene, offensive or
illegal content or conduct of any other party or any infringement of another's
rights, including intellectual property rights. You specifically agree that Digital Aztlan and
Techie Networks are not responsible for any content sent using and/or included in
the Service by any third party.
DIGITAL AZTLAN AND TECHIE NETWORKS AND/OR ITS RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT
THE SUITABILITY, RELIABILITY, AVAILABILITY, TIMELINESS, AND ACCURACY OF THE
SERVICE FOR ANY PURPOSE. THE SERVICE IS PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT
WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. TECHIE NETWORKS AND/OR ITS RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS HEREBY
DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THE SERVICE, INCLUDING ALL
IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR
PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
IN NO EVENT SHALL TECHIE NETWORKS AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY
DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY
DAMAGES WHATSOEVER INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF USE, DATA
OR PROFITS, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE
OF THE SERVICE OR RELATED WEB SITES, WITH THE DELAY OR INABILITY TO USE THE
SERVICE OR RELATED WEB SITES, THE PROVISION OF OR FAILURE TO PROVIDE SERVICES,
OR FOR ANY INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS
OBTAINED THROUGH THE SERVICE, OR OTHERWISE ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF THE
SERVICE, WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR
OTHERWISE, EVEN IF TECHIE NETWORKS OR ANY OF ITS SUPPLIERS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF
THE POSSIBILITY OF DAMAGES. BECAUSE SOME STATES/JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE
EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES,
THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH ANY
EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USING THE SERVICE AND ITS RELATED WEB SITES.
You agree to indemnify and hold Digital Aztlan, Techie Networks, its parents, subsidiaries,
affiliates, officers and employees, harmless from any claim, demand, or damage,
including reasonable attorneys' fees, asserted by any third party due to or
arising out of your use of or conduct on the Service.
Digital Aztlan and Techie Networks may terminate your access to any part or all of the Service
and any related service(s) at any time, with or without cause, with or without
notice, effective immediately, for any reason whatsoever.
Techie Networks may also terminate or suspend your account for inactivity,
which is defined as failing to sign-in to the Service for an extended period of
time, as determined by Digital Aztlan and Techie Networks . Upon termination of the Service, your
right to use the Service immediately ceases.
If you wish to terminate your account, your only recourse is to discontinue
the use of the Service.
Digital Aztlan and Techie Networks shall have no obligation to maintain any content in your
account or to forward any unread or unsent messages to you or any third party.
9. NO SPAM; DAMAGES
Digital Aztlan and Techie Networks will immediately terminate any account which it believes, in
its sole discretion, is transmitting or is otherwise connected with any spam or
other unsolicited bulk email. In addition, because damages are often difficult
to quantify, if actual damages cannot be reasonably calculated then you agree to
pay Digital Aztlan and Techie Networks liquidated damages of $5 for each piece of spam or
unsolicited bulk email transmitted from or otherwise connected with your
account, otherwise you agree to pay Digital Aztlan and Techie Networks actual damages, to the
extent such actual damages can be reasonably calculated.
10. PARTICIPATION IN PROMOTIONS OF ADVERTISERS
Any dealings with Advertisers on the Service or participation in promotions,
including the delivery of and the payment for goods and services, and any other
terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings
or promotions, are solely between you and the Advertiser or other third party.
Techie Networks shall not be responsible or liable for any part of any such
dealings or promotions.
11. PROPRIETARY RIGHTS TO CONTENT
You acknowledge that content, including but not limited to text, software,
music, sound, photographs, video, graphics or other material contained in either
sponsor advertisements or electronically distributed, commercially produced
information presented to you by the Service, by Techie Networks , or Techie
Networks Advertisers or other content providers, is protected by copyrights,
trademarks, service marks, patents or other proprietary rights and laws. You may
make a copy of this content for your personal, non-commercial use only, provided
that you keep all copyright and other proprietary notices intact. You may not
modify, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit, or distribute in any
way content available through the Service and its associated Web sites,
including code and software.
12. MODIFICATIONS TO TERMS OF SERVICE, MEMBER POLICIES
Digital Aztlan and Techie Networks reserves the right to change the TOS or policies regarding
the use of the Service at any time and to notify you by posting an updated
version of the TOS on this Web site. You are responsible for regularly reviewing
the TOS. Continued use of the Service after any such changes shall constitute
your consent to such changes.
This agreement is governed by the laws of the State of California, and the
United States of America. Use of the Service is unauthorized in any jurisdiction
that does not give effect to all provisions of these terms and conditions,
including without limitation this paragraph. You agree that no joint venture,
partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and Techie
Networks as a result of this agreement or use of the Service. Techie Networks
performance of this agreement is subject to existing laws and legal process, and
nothing contained in this agreement is in derogation of Digital Aztlan or Techie Networks' right to
comply with governmental, court and law enforcement requests or requirements
relating to your use of the Service or information provided to or gathered by
Techie Networks with respect to such use. If any part of this agreement is
determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including,
but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set forth
above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by
a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the
original provision and the remainder of the agreement shall continue in effect.
Unless otherwise specified herein, this agreement constitutes the entire
agreement between the user and Digital Aztlan and Techie Networks with respect to the Service
(excluding the use of any software which may be subject to an end-user license
agreement) and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and
proposals, whether electronic, oral or written, between the user and Digital Aztlan and Techie
Networks with respect to the Service. A printed version of this agreement and of
any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or
administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this agreement to the same
extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and
records originally generated and maintained in printed form. You and Digital Aztlan and Techie
Networks agree that any cause of action arising out of or related to this
Service must commence within one (1) year after the cause of action arose;
otherwise, such cause of action is permanently barred. The section titles in the
TOS are solely used for the convenience of the parties and have no legal or
It is the express will of the parties that this agreement and all related
documents have been drawn up in English.
The example companies, organizations, products, people and events depicted
herein are fictitious. No association with any real company, organization,
product, person, or event is intended or should be inferred.
Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.