Quick Guide to Contents
- I. MOBILE DEVICES
- II. CHANGES TO THIS AGREEMENT
- III. PRIVACY AND PROTECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
- IV. ACCOUNTS, SECURITY, PASSWORDS
- V. USER CODE OF CONDUCT
- VI. FEES
- VII. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
- IX. LIMITATIONS ON LIABILITY
- X. INDEMNIFICATION
- XI. MODIFICATION/TERMINATION BY COUNTRY INSIDER
- XII. LINKS
- SOFTWARE AND DOWNLOADS AVAILABLE THROUGH THIS SITE
- INTERNATIONAL USE/U.S. EXPORT CONTROLS
- THIRD-PARTY MERCHANTS
- COPYRIGHT AND TRADEMARK NOTICE
This site or application is owned or managed by Country Insider, a division of M Street Corporation (“Country Insider”).
Certain products or services offered by this and/or other Country Insider Sites (each a “Country Insider Internet Service,” and collectively “Country Insider Internet Services”), and certain areas within this and/or other Country Insider Sites may be governed by additional terms (“Additional Terms”) presented in conjunction with those products or services. You must agree to those Additional Terms before using those areas or Country Insider Internet Services. The Additional Terms and this Agreement, taken together, shall apply to your use of those areas or Country Insider Internet Services. In the event of an irreconcilable inconsistency between the Additional Terms and this Agreement, the Additional Terms shall control.
YOU MAY NOT USE ANY COUNTRY INSIDER SITE FOR ANY PURPOSE THAT IS UNLAWFUL OR PROHIBITED BY THIS AGREEMENT AND/OR ANY APPLICABLE ADDITIONAL TERMS. YOUR ACCESS TO ANY COUNTRY INSIDER SITE MAY BE TERMINATED IMMEDIATELY IN COUNTRY INSIDER’S SOLE DISCRETION, WITH OR WITHOUT NOTICE, IF YOU FAIL TO COMPLY WITH ANY PROVISIONS OF THIS AGREEMENT AND/OR ANY APPLICABLE ADDITIONAL TERMS, OR FOR ANY OTHER REASON, OR NO REASON.
By using this Country Insider Site, you are representing and warranting that: (a) you are a legal resident of the United States; (b) you are at or above the legal age of majority in your jurisdiction of residence; (c) you own or have sufficient authorization to use the computer, mobile device, technology or other device you use to access this Country Insider Site (collectively, “Device”); and (d) you will access and use this Country Insider Site in accordance with this Agreement.
I. Mobile Devices
If permitted or available through the applicable Country Insider Internet Service, to (a) upload content to this Country Insider Site via your mobile device and/or tablet, (b) receive and reply to messages, or to access or make posts using text messaging, (c) browse this Country Insider Site from your mobile device and/or (d) to access certain features through a mobile application you have downloaded and installed on your mobile device (collectively the “Mobile Services”), you must have a mobile communications subscription (or have the consent of the applicable subscriber) with a participating carrier or otherwise have access to a mobile communications network for which Country Insider makes the Country Insider Internet Service available as well as any carrier services necessary to download content, and pay any service fees associated with any such access (including text messaging charges for each text message you send and receive on your mobile device). In addition, you must provide all equipment and software necessary to connect to the Country Insider Internet Service, including, but not limited to, if this Country Insider Site contains a mobile element, a mobile hand set or other mobile access device that is in working order and suitable for use in connection with the Country Insider Internet Service and to use any part of that Service. You are responsible for ensuring that your equipment and/or software does not disturb or interfere with Country Insider’s or this Country Insider Site’s operations or the Country Insider Internet Service. Any equipment or software causing interference will be immediately disconnected from the Country Insider Internet Service and Country Insider will have the right to immediately terminate this Agreement. If any upgrade in or to the Country Insider Internet Service requires changes in your equipment or software (including the operating system for your Device), you must effect these changes at your own expense. Unless explicitly stated otherwise, any new or additional features that augment or enhance the current Country Insider Internet Service, including the release of new products and services, will be subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement. You agree to follow and comply with any applicable laws in your use of the Country Insider Internet Service.
II. Changes to This Agreement
Country Insider reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify, alter, or otherwise change this Agreement and/or the Additional Terms at any time. Country Insider will provide notice of such change on this Country Insider Site. Please review this Agreement and/or Additional Terms periodically for changes. Your continued use of this Country Insider Site and/or Country Insider Internet Service constitutes your acceptance and agreement to be bound by these changes without limitation, qualification or change. If at any time you do not accept these changes, you must immediately discontinue use of this Country Insider Site and/or the Country Insider Internet Service to which the changes may apply.
III. Privacy and Protection of Personal Information
Country Insider has developed a Privacy Statement in order to inform you of its practices with respect to the collection, use, disclosure and protection of personal information. You can find the Privacy Statement, which is incorporated into this Agreement, by clicking here, and by using this Country Insider Site you agree to the terms of the Privacy Statement.
IV. Accounts, Security, Passwords
If a particular Country Insider Site or Country Insider Internet Service requires you to open an account, you must complete the specified registration process by providing us with current, complete, and accurate information as requested by the applicable online registration form. It is your responsibility to maintain the currency, completeness, and accuracy of your registration data and any loss caused by your failure to do so is your responsibility. After you have fully completed the registration form, you may be asked to choose a password and a user name. It is entirely your responsibility to maintain the confidentiality of your password and account. Additionally, you are entirely responsible for any and all activities that occur under your account. You agree to notify Country Insider immediately of any unauthorized use of your account. Country Insider is not liable for any loss that you may incur as a result of someone else using your password or account, either with or without your knowledge. You may cancel your account by delivering notice in the manner provided in the Additional Terms governing the particular Country Insider Internet Service.
V. User Code of Conduct
In accessing and using this Country Insider Site and/or the Country Insider Internet Services, you agree that you will not:
- Deliver any unsolicited advertisement, promotional materials, junk email, bulk email (also known as “spam”), chain letters, surveys or contests, or solicit participation in any pyramid schemes (unless it is on a page that explicitly states that such postings are allowed on that page).
- Deliver any unlawful (according to local, state, federal, or international law or regulation) postings to or through this Country Insider Site, or any postings which advocate illegal activity.
- Deliver, or provide links to, any postings containing material that could be considered harmful, obscene, pornographic, indecent, lewd, violent, abusive, profane, insulting, threatening, harassing, hateful or otherwise objectionable.
- Deliver, or provide links to, any postings containing material that harasses, victimizes, degrades, or intimidates an individual or group of individuals on the basis of religion, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, age, or disability.
- Deliver, or provide links to, any postings containing defamatory, false or libelous material.
- Deliver any posting that infringes or violates any intellectual property or other right of any entity or person, including, without limitation, copyrights, patents, trademarks, laws governing trade secrets, rights to privacy, or publicity.
- Deliver any posting to that you do not have a right to make available under law or contractual or fiduciary relationships.
- Impersonate another person or entity or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity, or adopt a false identity if the purpose of doing so is to mislead, deceive, or defraud another.
- Manipulate identifiers, including by forging headers, in order to disguise the origin of any posting that you deliver.
- Deliver any posting containing personal information, such as phone numbers, social security numbers, account numbers, addresses or employer references.
- Use this Country Insider service in any manner which could damage, disable, overburden, or impair or otherwise interfere with the use of this Country Insider Site or other users’ Devices, or cause damage, disruption or limit the functioning of any software, hardware, or telecommunications equipment.
- Attempt to gain unauthorized access to this Country Insider Site, any related website, other accounts, computer system, or networks connected to this Country Insider Site, through hacking, password mining, or any other means.
- Obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available through this Country Insider Site, including harvesting or otherwise collecting information about others such as email addresses.
Except where otherwise provided, access to and use of this Country Insider Site and the Country Insider Internet Services offered through it are currently available without charge. Country Insider reserves the right to charge a fee for access to or use of this Country Insider Site, or any Country Insider Internet Service available on this Country Insider Site at any time in the future. Your access to or use of this Country Insider Site before such time does not entitle you to use of this Country Insider Site without charge in the future.
VII. Disclaimer of Warranties
YOUR USE OF, AND RELIANCE ON, ANY ADVICE OR INFORMATION OBTAINED FROM OR THROUGH THIS COUNTRY INSIDER SITE AND/OR COUNTRY INSIDER INTERACTIVE SERVICE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. ALL CONTENT, INCLUDING SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES, INFORMATION, TEXT AND RELATED GRAPHICS CONTAINED WITHIN OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THIS COUNTRY INSIDER SITE OR COUNTRY INSIDER INTERACTIVE SERVICE ARE PROVIDED TO YOU ON AN “AS IS,” “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. COUNTRY INSIDER MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE OPERATION OF THIS COUNTRY INSIDER SITE OR THE INFORMATION, CONTENT OR MATERIALS INCLUDED ON THIS COUNTRY INSIDER SITE. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, COUNTRY INSIDER DISCLAIMS ALL REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR SATISFACTORY QUALITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, WORKMANLIKE EFFORT, INFORMATIONAL CONTENT, TITLE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THE RIGHTS OF THIRD PARTIES. COUNTRY INSIDER DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS THAT THIS COUNTRY INSIDER SITE WILL OPERATE ERROR-FREE OR UNINTERRUPTED, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THIS COUNTRY INSIDER SITE AND/OR ITS SERVER WILL BE FREE OF VIRUSES AND/OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. COUNTRY INSIDER DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING SUITABILITY, AVAILABILITY, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, COMPLETENESS, OR TIMELINESS OF ANY MATERIAL OF ANY KIND CONTAINED WITHIN THIS COUNTRY INSIDER SITE FOR ANY PURPOSE, INCLUDING SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES, INFORMATION, TEXT AND RELATED GRAPHICS CONTENT.
COUNTRY INSIDER IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY FAILURES CAUSED BY SERVER ERRORS, MISDIRECTED OR REDIRECTED TRANSMISSIONS, FAILED INTERNET CONNECTIONS, INTERRUPTIONS IN THE TRANSMISSION OR RECEIPT OF TICKET ORDERS OR COUNTRY INSIDER INTERACTIVE SERVICES, OR ANY COMPUTER VIRUS OR OTHER TECHNICAL DEFECT, WHETHER HUMAN OR TECHNICAL IN NATURE.
SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE DISCLAIMER, EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES, LIABILITIES AND DAMAGES, SO SOME OF THE ABOVE DISCLAIMERS, EXCLUSIONS AND LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN SUCH JURISDICTIONS, COUNTRY INSIDER’S LIABILITY WILL BE LIMITED TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW.
IX. Limitations on Liability
In no event shall Country Insider, its subsidiaries, affiliates, distributors, suppliers, licensors, agents or others involved in creating, sponsoring, promoting, or otherwise making available this Country Insider Site and its contents, be liable to any person or entity whatsoever for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, compensatory, consequential, or punitive damages or any damages whatsoever, including but not limited to: (i) loss of goodwill, profits, business interruption, data or other intangible losses; (ii) your inability to use, unauthorized use of, performance or non-performance of this Country Insider Site; (iii) unauthorized access to or tampering with your personal information or transmissions; (iv) the provision or failure to provide any service; (v) errors or inaccuracies contained on this Country Insider Site or any information, software, products, services, and related graphics obtained through this Country Insider Site; (vi) any transactions entered into through this Country Insider Site; (vii) any property damage including damage to your Device or computer system caused by viruses or other harmful components, during or on account of access to or use of this Country Insider Site or any site to which it provides hyperlinks; or (viii) damages otherwise arising out of the use of this Country Insider Site and Country Insider Internet Services. The limitations of liability shall apply regardless of the form of action, whether based on contract, tort, negligence, strict liability or otherwise, even if Country Insider has been advised of the possibility of damages.
You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Country Insider, its subsidiaries, agents, distributors and affiliates, and their officers, directors and employees from and against any and all claims, actions, demands, liabilities, costs and expenses, including, without limitation, reasonable attorneys’ fees, resulting from your breach of any provision of this Agreement, the Additional Terms, or any warranty you provide herein, or otherwise arising in any way out of your use of this Country Insider Site and any related Country Insider Internet Service and/or software. You agree to cooperate fully with Country Insider in asserting any available defenses in connection with a claim subject to indemnification by you under this Agreement.
XI. Modification/Termination by Country Insider
Country Insider reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify, suspend, or terminate this Country Insider Site and/or any portion thereof, including any Country Insider Internet Service, and/or your account, password, or use of any Country Insider Internet Service, or any portion thereof, at any time for any reason with or without notice to you.
Termination of your account for a Country Insider Internet Service removes your authorization to use the Country Insider Internet Service. In the event of termination, you will still be bound by your obligations under this Agreement and any Additional Terms, including the warranties made by you, and by the disclaimers and limitations of liability. Additionally, Country Insider shall not be liable to you or any third party for any termination of your access to a Country Insider Internet Service.
XIII. Software and Downloads Available Through This Site
Any software that is made available to access, use, view and/or download in connection with a Country Insider Site or Country Insider Internet Service (“Software”), including applications, podcasts, audio streaming, or video streaming, is owned or controlled by Country Insider and/or licensors, affiliates and suppliers and is protected by copyright laws and international treaty provisions. Your use of the Software is limited to business use and is governed by the terms of the end user license agreement, if any, which accompanies or is included with the Software. Country Insider accepts no responsibility or liability in connection with any Software owned or controlled by third parties.
XIV. International Use/U.S. Export Controls
Accessing materials on this Country Insider Site by certain persons in certain countries may not be lawful, and Country Insider makes no representation that materials on this Country Insider Site are appropriate or available for use in locations outside the United States. If you choose to access this Country Insider Site from outside the United States, you do so at your own risk and initiative, and are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws.
The United States controls the export of any software downloadable from this Country Insider Site. No software or any other materials associated with this Country Insider Site may be downloaded or otherwise exported or re-exported to countries or persons prohibited under export control laws, including but not limited to countries against which the United States has embargoed goods, or to anyone on the U.S. Treasury Department list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons or the U.S. Commerce Department’s Table of Deny Orders. You are responsible for compliance with the laws of your local jurisdiction regarding the import, export, or re-export of any such materials. By using and/or downloading any such materials from a Country Insider Site, you represent and warrant that you are not located in, under the control of, or a national or resident of any such country to which such import, export, or re-export is prohibited or are not a person or entity to which such export is prohibited.
XV. Third-Party Merchants
This Country Insider Site may enable you to order and receive products, information and services from businesses that are not owned or operated by Country Insider. The purchase, payment, warranty, guarantee, delivery, maintenance, and all other matters concerning the merchandise, services or information, opinion or advice ordered or received from such businesses are solely between you and such businesses. Country Insider does not endorse, warrant, or guarantee such products, information, or services, and is not liable for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of such information or the quality of availability of such products or services. Country Insider will not be a party to or in any way responsible for monitoring any transaction between you and third-party providers of such products, services, or information, or for ensuring the confidentiality of your credit card information. Any separate charges or obligations you incur in your dealings with these third parties are your responsibility and are not part of the fee, if any, charged for the Country Insider Internet Service.
The service is for your business use only. You may not modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell any information, software, products obtained from this service without our prior written consent. You may inquire about obtaining written permission from us to display or reproduce material from this Country Insider Site by writing:
PO Box 742263
Atlanta GA 30374
This Agreement and any Additional Terms shall be governed by, construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of the State of New York, as it is applied to agreements entered into and to be performed entirely within such state, without regard to conflict of law principles. You agree that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, this Agreement and/or the Additional Terms, or in connection with any matters related to this Country Insider Site and/or the Privacy Statement, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively in either the state or Federal courts located in New York County, New York. You agree to submit to the personal jurisdiction of the courts of the State of New York for any cause of action arising out of this Agreement. You agree to file any cause of action with respect to this Agreement within one year after the cause of action arises. You agree that a cause of action filed after this date is barred.
If any provision of this Agreement, or the application thereof to any person or circumstances, is held invalid or for any reason, unenforceable including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations, then such provision shall be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that matches, as closely as possible, the original provision, and the other provisions of this Agreement shall remain in full force and effect. The failure of either party to insist upon strict performance of any provision of this Agreement shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right. Unless expressly provided otherwise, this Agreement is the entire agreement between you and Country Insider with respect to the use of this Country Insider Site and shall not be modified except in writing, signed by an authorized representative of Country Insider.
If you have any questions concerning this Agreement, you may send them by email to help@Countryinsider.com. You must send any official correspondence via postal mail to:
PO Box 742263
Atlanta GA 30374
XVII. Copyright & Trademark Notice
Use of Intellectual Property
The Country Insider Site, and all of its contents, including but not limited to articles, other text, photographs, images, illustrations, graphics, video material, audio material, including musical compositions and sound recordings, software, Country Insider logos, titles, characters, names, graphics and button icons (collectively “Intellectual Property”), are protected by copyright, trademark and other laws of the United States, as well as international conventions and the laws of other countries. The Intellectual Property is owned or controlled by Country Insider or by other parties that have provided rights thereto to Country Insider.
You may not, and agree that you will not, reproduce, download, license, publish, enter into a database, display, modify, create derivative works from, transmit, post, distribute or perform publicly by any means, method, or process now known or later developed, decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble, use on another computer-related environment, transfer or sell any Intellectual Property, information, software or products obtained from or through this Country Insider Site, in whole or in part, without the express written permission of Country Insider.
Other trademarks, service marks, product names and company names or logos appearing on this Country Insider Site that are not owned by Country Insider may not be used without express permission from their owners.
Additionally, unless otherwise expressly permitted, websites may not link, whether by hyperlink or otherwise, to any page beyond the homepage of this Country Insider Site, or frame this Country Insider Site, or any web page or material herein, nor may any entity include a link to any aspect of this Country Insider Site in an email for commercial purposes, without the express written permission of Country Insider. Further, unless otherwise expressly permitted, you agree not to link to Country Insider’s Intellectual Property so as to cause you or anyone else to access Country Insider’s Intellectual Property other than through this Country Insider Site.
You may inquire about obtaining permission by writing:
Attention: IP Permission
PO Box 742263
Atlanta GA 30374
Country Insider respects the intellectual property rights of third parties, and complies with the terms of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) regarding such rights. By submitting any material or photographs through this Country Insider Site, you are granting permission to have this material posted on this Country Insider Site, and are representing that you are the rightful owner of the submitted material, and that no one else may claim rights to this material. Country Insider reserves the right to remove access to infringing material. Such actions do not affect or modify any other rights Country Insider may have under law or contract. You can find our procedures for providing notice of alleged copyright infringement below.
Procedure for Making Claim of Copyright Infringement
If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, you should send written notification thereof, in accordance with the provisions of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, to our Designated Agent, who can be reached as follows:
Attention DMCA Designated Agent
c/o Legal Department
PO Box 742263
Atlanta GA 30374-2263
By Email: help@Countryinsider.com
Pursuant to 17 U.S.C. § 512(c), to be effective, the Notification must include the following:
(i) A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
(ii) Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site.
(iii) Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit Country Insider to locate the material.
(iv) Information reasonably sufficient to permit Country Insider to contact the complaining party, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an email address.
(v) A statement that the complaining party has a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.
(vi) A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
This process only relates to reporting a claim of copyright infringement. Messages related to other matters will not receive a response through this process.
This Agreement was last modified on April 13, 2020.