ACHOF – Web Site Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy

Albumcoverhalloffame.com Web Site Terms & Conditions of Use and Privacy Policies

By your use of the Albumcoverhalloffame.com site, (the Site), you agree to abide by and to be legally bound by the terms and conditions, disclaimers , and notices, (also designated as the agreement), we have established and outlined below. If you do not agree to abide by and to be legally bound by the agreement we have established, you may not access or otherwise use the Site.

The Site is owned and administered by Michael Goldstein dba Albumcoverhalloffame.com, (also designated as “our”, “we”, and “ACHOF”). All Content is protected by US and international copyright laws. All Site design, graphics, and image samples of photographs, (the Content) are Copyright © 2010-present, Albumcoverhalloffame.com, or by our contributing artists, photographers and other copyright holders for imagery displayed on the site. The Site’s Image Samples may be both visually and digitally Copyright Notice watermarked.

You can view the Site’s promotional Image Samples of artwork, photographs, and all other collectible items (the “Image Sample(s)”), for your personal, noncommercial use only. This means that you can view the Image Samples on your computer. You agree that you do not obtain any ownership rights by retaining any copyrighted material. You are required to conform with all relevant laws, regulations and rules regarding your use of copyrighted material. You cannot  and will not distribute, create derivative works from, participate in the transfer or sale of, post on the World Wide Web, reproduce, transmit, or in any other way exploit the Image Sample(s) or any portion thereof for any public or commercial use. Specifically, you cannot include the Content in another publication or product, or on another Web site, or computer network. All rights are reserved, and these Image Samples are for review only. All Image Samples exhibited on this Site are copyrighted by the contributing copyright holders and are used by ACHOF pursuant to express authorization from the copyright owners that permits ACHOF to transmit Image Samples solely for the purpose of promotion of sales of the photographs. Any use of the Image Samples, including the reproduction, modification, or distribution, without the prior written permission of the owner of the Copyright, is strictly prohibited. You must abide to all other conditions, terms, and restrictions contained in any other agreement associated with the Content in the Site. You are bound by this agreement when you access the Site and until you have deleted all Content that you have retained from the Site; you are also bound by this agreement whether you retained the Content under the terms of this agreement or not.

Copyright Notices

All trademarks, company names or logos and product names appearing on the Site are the property of their respective owners. Use of such trademarks, company names or logos and product names, including the reproduction, distribution, or modification without the prior written permission of the owner, is strictly prohibited.

Privacy Notices

Described herein is the Privacy Policy of Albumcoverhalloffame.com with respect to your use of the Site. The Site contains links and pointers to other sites that enact their own privacy policies. ACHOF is committed to respecting your privacy. We do not rent, lease or sell information about the Site’s users, or our customers to third parties. Albumcoverhalloffame.com also tracks the number of visitors to our sites in aggregate form to allow us to update and improve them. We may, on occasion, analyze aggregate data that is anonymous and contains no personal information that identifies a user. The Site may send your computer a cookie, when you access the Site. Cookies do not identify a Site user, but they do identify a user’s computer. You may prevent the installation of cookies by adjusting the settings of your browser. By doing so, however, you may not be able to use all features of our website.

The information you provide helps us to make our sites better and more responsive to our users. We do not target advertising or sponsorships, though we may occasionally send you a promotional offer via e-mail – managed by Fanbridge.com – if you so choose in your user profile. At our discretion, we may make the information about albumcoverhalloffame.com’s users available in aggregate form, with no personal identifiers, to help describe and identify our users to business partners, co-branded sites, the industry, the public, as well as our advertisers. We do and will not share any detailed individual member information with other companies.

When you request our assistance via email, telephone, mail, or fax, or when you make a purchase, you send your name and contact information. We use this information for internal purposes: to process your order, to maintain or update your account, or to send you updates about the Site, its Content, special offers, and events. We may send you email to inform you about your order, your requests, or your self described interests. This email will be sent to the email address you send to the ACHOF. We offer you the choice to not receive e-mails or updates. If you do not wish to receive any updates simply email your request to curator@Albumcoverhalloffame.com and we will promptly remove you from our distribution lists.

Disclaimer

Albumcoverhalloffame.com reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to correct any errors or omissions, to change, modify, terminate, or suspend, to add or remove any portion of these terms and conditions of use, in whole or in part, in any portion of the Site, at any time. Changes in these terms and conditions of use will be in force when posted. Your use of the Site after any changes to these terms and conditions of use are in force will be considered acknowledgement of those changes. Price and availability information is subject to change without notice.

You agree that your use of the Site is at your own risk. In the event that you experience unsatisfactory results with the Site, or any components of the Site, your only redress is to stop accessing the Site. You hereby agree that these disclaimers shall apply to any and all merchandise, Content, and services obtainable from the Site. If and to the extent any state does not permit the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, the liability of Albumcoverhalloffame.com, in such state, shall be limited to the broadest extent permitted by law.

Third Party Links

Our website may contain links and pointers to other websites and resources on the Internet that are controlled or operated by third parties.  These links are provided solely as a convenience to our visitors and do not constitute an endorsement or sponsorship by us, our members, partners, or affiliates of any third party website, resources, content, products and/or services.  Links do not imply that we are affiliated or associated with, or otherwise recommend or certify, the third party link or website.  Any concerns regarding links to third party websites should be directed to the respective website operator.  ACHOF, its members, partners, affiliates and any entities under common ownership or control are not responsible or liable for the content, materials, products and/or services offered over any third party websites, or for any collection, use and disclosure practices of such third parties.  We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to terminate third party links that we deem inappropriate or inconsistent with our website.

Advice and Opinions

Our website may contain facts, views, opinions and/or statements of third parties, visitors and other organizations.  ACHOF, its members, partners, affiliates and entities under common ownership or control do not represent or endorse the accuracy or reliability of any advice, opinion, statement or other information displayed or distributed on our website.  You acknowledge that any reliance upon any such advice, opinion, statement or other information appearing on this website shall be at your sole risk, and you agree that ACHOF, its members, partners, affiliates and entities under common ownership or control shall not be held responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any loss or damage caused or alleged to have been caused in any way whatsoever related to any advice, opinions, statements or other information displayed or distributed on our website.

Choice of Law and Forum

Albumcoverhalloffame.com is originated and located in the United States, and this Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Illinois, excluding its conflicts of law rules.  We make no representations that any Material or content on this website is appropriate or available for access.  Visitors who choose to access this website from locations outside of the United States do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws and regulations.  Any dispute arising out of or relating to this Agreement or your access or use of this website will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located within the State of Illinois, and you hereby submit to the personal jurisdiction of such courts.  If any provision in this Agreement is held invalid or unenforceable, that provision shall be construed in a manner consistent with applicable law to reflect the original intent of the provision, and the remaining provisions of this Agreement shall remain in full force and effect.

Disclaimer of Warranties

THE INFORMATION ON OUR WEBSITE IS PROVIDED “AS IS.”  WE DO NOT WARRANT, EITHER EXPRESSLY OR BY IMPLICATION, THE ACCURACY OF ANY MATERIALS PROVIDED ON THE SITE OR THEIR SUITABILITY FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  ALTHOUGH THE INFORMATION PROVIDED TO VISITORS ON THIS SITE IS OBTAINED OR COMPILED FROM SOURCES WE BELIEVE TO BE RELIABLE, ACHOF CANNOT AND DOES NOT GUARANTEE THE ACCURACY, VALIDITY, TIMELINESS OR COMPLETENESS OF ANY INFORMATION OR DATA MADE AVAILABLE TO VISITORS OR ITS SUITABILITY FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  NEITHER WE, NOR ANY OF OUR MEMBERS, PARTNERS, AFFILIATES, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, PROGRAM PRODUCERS, SPONSORS OR ENTITIES UNDER COMMON OWNERSHIP OR CONTROL WITH ACHOF ARE LIABLE OR SHALL HAVE RESPONSIBILITY OF ANY KIND TO ANY VISITOR FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE THAT A VISITOR INCURS IN THE EVENT OF (I) ANY FAILURE OR INTERRUPTION OF THIS SITE; (II) ANY ACT OR OMISSION OF ANY THIRD PARTY INVOLVED IN MAKING THIS SITE OR THE DATA CONTAINED HEREIN AVAILABLE TO VISITORS; (III) ANY OTHER CAUSE RELATING TO A VISITORS ACCESS OR USE, OR INABILITY TO ACCESS OR USE, ANY PORTION OF THIS SITE OR MATERIALS ON THIS SITE; (IV) ANY VISITORS INTERACTION OR SUBMISSIONS ON THE WEBSITE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DIALOGUE BETWEEN HOSTS OR OTHER VISITORS; (V) ANY SECURITY BREACH, OR ANY VIRUS, BUG, TAMPERING, UNAUTHORIZED INTERVENTION, FRAUD, ERROR, DEFECT OR TECHNICAL MALFUNCTIONS; OR (VI) FROM ANY VISITORS FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THIS AGREEMENT, WHETHER OR NOT THE CIRCUMSTANCES GIVING RISE TO SUCH CAUSE MAY HAVE BEEN WITHIN THE CONTROL OF ACHOF OR OF ANY VENDOR PROVIDING SOFTWARE, SERVICES OR SUPPORT.  IN NO EVENT WILL ACHOF, ITS MEMBERS, PARTNERS,  AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS OR ENTITIES UNDER COMMON OWNERSHIP OR CONTROL WITH ACHOF BE LIABLE TO ANY VISITOR FOR ANY DIRECT, SPECIAL, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES OR ANY OTHER LOSS OR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND EVEN IF ACHOF, ITS AFFILIATES OR ANY OTHER PARTY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY THEREOF.  PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT ONCE YOU LEAVE OUR WEBSITE, YOUR USE OF THE INTERNET WILL BE GOVERNED BY THE TERMS OF USAGE AGREEMENTS AND PRIVACY POLICIES, IF ANY, OF THE PARTICULAR SITE THAT YOU ARE ACCESSING, INCLUDING THOSE OF OUR OPERATIONAL PROVIDERS, ADVERTISERS, SPONSORS, AND PROMOTIONAL PARTNERS.  ACHOF, ITS MEMBERS, PARTNERS, AFFILIATES, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS AND ENTITIES UNDER COMMON OWNERSHIP OR CONTROL WITH ACHOF WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR THE CONTENT, ACTIVITIES, OR PRIVACY PRACTICES OF THE OTHER SITES, OR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE THAT COULD RESULT FROM LEAVING OUR WEBSITE.

Indemnification

YOU AGREE TO INDEMNIFY, DEFEND AND HOLD HARMLESS ACHOF, ITS MEMBERS, PARTNERS, AFFILIATES AND ENTITIES UNDER COMMON OWNERSHIP OR CONTROL WITH ACHOF FROM AND AGAINST ALL CLAIMS, LOSSES, EXPENSES, DAMAGES AND COSTS, INCLUDING REASONABLE ATTORNEYS FEES, RESULTING FROM ANY VIOLATION OF THESE TERMS OF USE.

Security Measures

Please review our Security Procedures in our Albumcoverhalloffame.com Privacy Policy for information on our security measures and the protection of your personal information.

All the terms and conditions, disclaimers, and notices described above represent the entire agreement between you and ACHOF regarding your relationship with ACHOF. and the Site, and supersedes any previous representations or statements. No waiver by either you or ACHOF of any breach or default hereunder shall be deemed to be a waiver of any preceding or subsequent breach or default.

All Site design, graphics, and image samples of photographs, (the Content) are Copyright © 2010-Present Albumcoverhalloffame.com or our contributing artists, photographers or other vendors of collectible merchandise.

By your use of the Albumcoverhalloffame.com site, (the Site), you agree to abide by and to be legally bound by the terms and conditions, disclaimers, and notices, (also designated as the agreement), we have established and outlined above.

Terms Governing Participation and Use of Chat Rooms, Bulletin Boards, Social Media Pages or Web Logs (“Blogs”)

Visitors represent and warrant that they are the owner or otherwise have the right to provide any information or materials (including pre-existing materials) that they post or transmit for use in public or private areas on the website.  Posting to public areas on our website, if available, will be considered public information.  Postings to public areas may or may not be reviewed by ACHOF, its members, customers, vendors, partners or co-sponsors prior to appearing on the website.  Nonetheless, we reserve the right to change, delete or remove, in full or in part, any postings to public or private areas on this website.  Visitors represent and warrant that they are the owner, or otherwise have the right to provide, and have sole responsibility for any information, content or materials (including preexisting materials) that they post or transmit for use in public or private areas on this website.  Visitors agree not to use any portion of the Albumcoverhalloffame.com website to make available any content or engage in any activity that:

*           is intended to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality or integrity of any computer software, hardware or Materials on this website;

*           is unlawful, harmful to adults or minors, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortuous, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, invasive of another’s privacy or security, hateful or otherwise objectionable;

*           infringes on any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights of any person or entity;

*           contains unauthorized advertising or solicitations; or

*           that otherwise violates ACHOFs policies.

ACHOF, its members, partners, affiliates and any entities under common ownership or control with ACHOF are not responsible for the action of any third parties or visitors with respect to any information, material or content posted, uploaded or transmitted over our website.  Each visitor also agrees to indemnify and hold us, our members, partners, affiliates and any entities under common ownership or control harmless from any claim, action or damages, including reasonable attorneys fees, made by any party arising out of information or materials that the visitor submits on our website.

Access to Interactive Areas such as Social Media Pages, Bulletin Boards and Auditoriums

Code of Conduct for Interactive Areas

We may provide access to interactive activities for our website visitors such as bulletin boards (also known as message boards), social media pages or auditoriums, collectively identified as “Interactive Areas.” These Interactive Areas may be owned, operated and/or managed by entities other than ACHOF, and these entities may share transcripts of Interactive Areas with us.

Any submissions or postings by visitors to certain parts of this website, including Interactive Areas, without limitation, will be public and posted in public areas on the website. ACHOF, its parents, partners, affiliates, subsidiaries, members, directors, officers, employees, agents and any Operational Providers that conduct, operate and/or manage Interactive Areas, will not be responsible for the action of any visitors or other third parties with respect to any information, materials or content posted, uploaded or transmitted in Interactive Areas or on our website.

Visitors must follow any posted guidelines for Interactive Areas, including any minimum age requirement identified for a specific Interactive Area. Visitors may be required to select a user name and password for the Interactive Areas and must protect the confidentiality of this user information. Interactive Areas may require additional registration information from other activities or features available on our website.

For increased security, we also encourage you to not include any personal information about yourself or others in Interactive Areas, such as name, phone number or street address. You should always use your screen or user name to identify yourself.

By participating in any Interactive or public areas on our website, you agree to follow ACHOF’s standards of conduct in addition to the standards or rules posted by the entity operating or managing Interactive Areas. Postings to public areas may not be reviewed by ACHOF prior to appearing on the website. Nonetheless, ACHOF reserves the right to: (i) change, delete, or remove, in part or in full, any postings on any portion of our website or in Interactive Areas; (ii) terminate or suspend access to such areas for conduct that we believe interferes with other peoples’ enjoyment; and/or (iii) cooperate with local, state, and/or federal authorities if necessary, and in accordance with applicable law.

You are responsible for all content and/or materials that you post, e-mail, transmit, upload or otherwise make available through our website. You agree not to use our website or Interactive Areas linked through our website to make available any content, information or materials that:

* is unlawful, harmful to adults or minors, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortuous, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, invasive of another’s privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable;

* infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights of any person;

* contains unauthorized advertising or solicits other visitors;

* is intended to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality or integrity of any computer software, hardware or Materials on this website.

When in doubt about appropriate behavior in Interactive Areas, please remember that, although the venue is electronic, those participating in it are real people. We ask that you treat others with respect.

Any conduct by a participant in Interactive Areas that violates this Agreement in any way may result, at ACHOF’s discretion, in the suspension or termination of the visitor’s registration and/or access to our website in addition to any other remedies.

ACHOF may provide access to Interactive activities on a number of topics, but staff, contract or volunteer hosts participating in these activities do not offer professional advice of any kind and are speaking from their own experience or opinion as is helpful for the facilitation of the dialogue. These hosts claim no professional expertise or authority.

We may also post additional guidelines and/or code of conduct for certain events, including Interactive Areas. Any additional posted rules will be incorporated into this Agreement. To the extent there is a conflict between the rules of a specific event and this Agreement, the rules of the specific event will govern.

Our Right to Use Posted or Uploaded Content

Visitors hereby grant us, our members, partners and any entities under common ownership or control with ACHOF an irrevocable, royalty-free, perpetual, non-exclusive worldwide license to use, copy, display, modify, edit and create derivative works from and distribute any information or materials that visitors post or transmit in areas on our website.   Each visitor also agrees to indemnify and hold us, our members, partners, affiliates and any entities under common ownership or control with ACHOF harmless from any claim, damages or demand, including reasonable attorney’s fees, made by any party arising out of information or materials that the visitor submits on our website.

E-mail

E-mail is an important communication method for our online visitors.  The visitor in whose name the e-mail account is registered should generate all e-mail sent to us.  E-mail users shall not mask their identity by using a false name or another person’s name or account.  Any personal information transmitted with an e-mail will be protected in accordance with the policies set forth in our Albumcoverhalloffame.com Privacy Policy.  Any non-personal information you provide to us by e-mail, including, but not limited to, feedback, data, answers, questions, comments, suggestions, plans, ideas or the like, shall be deemed to be non-confidential and we assume no obligation to protect such non-personal information contained in the e-mail from disclosure.  The submission of non-personal information to us shall in no way prevent the purchase, manufacture or use of similar products, services, plans and ideas or the like by us, our members, partners, affiliates or entities under common ownership or control with ACHOF for any purpose; and we, our members, partners, affiliates and entities under common ownership or control shall be free to reproduce, use, disclose and distribute such information to others without liability or restriction.

Copyright Infringement Concerns

If you believe in good faith that Materials or information appearing on this website infringes on your copyright, you (or your agent) may send us a notice, in accordance with the requirements provided in the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (DMCA), requesting that we remove or block access to the infringing Material.  Notices should be sent to:

Copyright Agent – M. Goldstein
Albumcoverhalloffame.com
1925 Lake Ave, Wilmette, IL
curator@Albumcoverhalloffame.com

We have adopted a policy where we may, in circumstances that we in our discretion deem appropriate, terminate the membership or accounts of visitors that are repeat infringers.