Last updated: February 16, 2021
You understand and agree that Slate owns, or (where required, appropriate, or applicable) has been licensed by third parties to use, all right, title, and interest in and to the System and the Services, and except as set forth an applicable Services Agreement, the all information, text, data, computer code, music, artwork, databases, graphics, images, sound recordings, audio and visual clips, logos, software, and other materials contained therein, and the compilation, collection, design, selection, and arrangement thereof (collectively, the “Content”), as well as the design, structure, selection, coordination, expression, “look and feel,” and arrangement of such Content.
You acknowledge that the System and the Services are proprietary to Slate and are protected by applicable intellectual property and other proprietary rights and that you acquire no ownership interest in the System or the Services by accessing and using either. For the avoidance of doubt, “Content” does not include any Third Party Materials (as defined below) or any features, opportunities, or services made available through third party websites or platforms.
Slate respects the intellectual property rights of others and requests that users of our Platform do the same. If you believe that any content on any of our Platform violates or infringes upon your intellectual property rights pursuant to Title 17, United States Code, Section 512(c)(2), please provide notice as set forth below for the applicable web Platform containing the following:
Copyright infringement claims and notices should be sent to:
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Slate reserves the right to do any of the following at any time without notice: (i) modify, suspend, or terminate operation of or access to the System, the Services, or any portion thereof, for any reason; (ii) modify or change the System, the Services, or any portion thereof; and (iii) interrupt the operation of the System, the Services, or any portion thereof.
You represent and agree that all information that you provide to Slate in connection with your access to and use of the System and the Services is and shall be true, accurate, and complete, to the best of your knowledge, ability, and belief.
Any use or attempted use of the System and/or the Services (i) for any unlawful, unauthorized, fraudulent or malicious purpose; (ii) in a manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Platform; (iii) in a manner that could interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the System or the Services; (iv) to gain unauthorized access to any other accounts, computer systems or networks connected to any server or systems through hacking, password mining or any other means; (v) to access systems, data or information not intended by Slate to be made accessible to a user; (vi) to attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available by us; or (vii) for any use other than the purpose for which it was intended, is prohibited.
In addition, in connection with your use of the System and the Services, you agree you will not:
In order to use certain Services, you may need to set up an account (including establishing a login ID and password). You are entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality and security of your account information, including your login ID and password, and for any and all activity that occurs under your account or login ID. You agree to notify Slate immediately upon learning of any unauthorized use of your account, login ID, or password or any other unauthorized access or breach of security. However, you may be held liable for losses incurred by Slate or any other person or entity due to another person using your account, login ID, or password.
You may not use any other user’s account, login ID, or password at any time without the express permission and consent of the holder of that account, login ID, or password. You may not transfer or assign your account.
Slate cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with these obligations. If you are under 17, you may use the Services only through a parent or guardian using the Services on your behalf.
You represent and warrant that any information, materials, software, or data that you submit to or through the System, or that you access, use, download, or otherwise obtain on or through the System, are: (a) up-to-date, accurate, complete, reliable, truthful, and suitable to and appropriate for the purpose for which they are intended; and (b) free of viruses and other disabling devices and destructive routines.
THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, CONTENT, SERVICES, OR MATERIALS AVAILABLE FROM OR PROVIDED ON THE SYSTEM OR VIA THE SERVICES, ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE”, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR GUARANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, TITLE, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, AND ANY WARRANTIES IMPLIED BY A COURSE OF PERFORMANCE, COURSE OF DEALING, OR USAGE OF TRADE.
SLATE AND/OR OUR THIRD PARTY SUPPLIERS OR LICENSORS DO NOT REPRESENT, WARRANT OR COVENANT THAT THE PLATFORM IS OR WILL BE ACCURATE, CURRENT, COMPLETE, FREE OF TECHNICAL AND TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS, SECURE, RELIABLE, OR APPROPRIATE FOR ANY PARTICULAR USE TO WHICH YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY MAY CHOOSE TO PUT THEM, THAT THEY ARE OR WILL BE AVAILABLE ON AN UNINTERRUPTED AND ERROR-FREE BASIS, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THE SYSTEM AND SERVICES ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER DISABLING DEVICES OR HARMFUL COMPONENTS. SLATE PERIODICALLY AMENDS, CHANGES, ADDS, DELETES, UPDATES, OR ALTERS THE SYSTEM AND THE SERVICES WITHOUT NOTICE. FURTHER, SLATE ASSUMES NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN THE CONTENT OF THE SYSTEM OR THE SERVICES. SLATE SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ANY DUTY TO UPDATE THE CONTENT, OR ANY OTHER INFORMATION ON THE SYSTEM OR THE SERVICES.
For your convenience, certain hyperlinks or integrations may be provided on the System and Services that provide access to other websites or social media platforms which are not under the control of Slate (the “Linked Websites”). Slate does not endorse or sponsor any Linked Websites and is not responsible for the availability, accuracy, content, or any other aspect of the Linked Websites. Slate disclaims all liability for such websites, for all access to and use thereof, and for use of the links to such websites. We also disclaim all liability, and make no representations or warranties, with respect to any products or services, or job postings, made available, sold, or provided to you by any third party. Your use of Linked Websites Linked Websites is subject to the terms and conditions, privacy policies, and other terms of the Linked Websites. You agree that you will bring no suit or claim against Slate arising from or based upon any such use of any Linked Websites. Hyperlinks to such Linked Websites on the System and Services do not imply that: (a) Slate is affiliated or associated with any Linked Website; (b) Slate is legally authorized to use any trademark, trade name, logo, or copyright symbol displayed in connection with or accessible through such links; or (c) any Linked Website is authorized to use any trademark, trade name, logo, or copyright symbol of Slate.
Neither you nor any other website may link to the Platform without the permission of Slate. In any event, without our express, prior, written permission, it is expressly prohibited to: (a) “deep link” to any page of the Platform other than the home page; (b) “frame” the Platform or any Content or otherwise cause the Platform or any Content to appear in a window with any other material that does not constitute Content; (c) cause the hyperlink to the Platform to be displayed in any way that is disparaging to Slate or any Customer; or (d) otherwise imply or state that any type of relationship or special arrangements exist with Slate and any other entity. You agree that you will promptly remove any hyperlink to the Website upon the written request of Slate. In no event will you use any logo or trademark of Slate as a hyperlink “button”, or in any other manner, without Slate’s express written consent.
To the extent that any information, material, or functionality on the System and Services is provided by you and/or third party content providers (“Third Party Materials”), Slate has no editorial control or responsibility over such Third Party Materials. Therefore, any opinions, statements, products, services or other Third Party Materials are those of the applicable third party. Slate does not represent or endorse the accuracy or reliability of any opinion, statement or other information provided by any third party (including any Submissions), or represent or warrant that your use of any Third Party Materials will not infringe rights of third parties not owned by or affiliated with Slate.