Terms and conditions


General information


Use of http://www.sweeptown.com (the "Site") is offered to you on your acceptance of these Terms of Use ("Terms"), Rules, our Privacy Policy and other notices and guidelines posted on this website. Your use of this website or of any content presented in any and all areas of the website indicates your acknowledgment and agreement to these Terms, Rules, our Privacy Policy and other notices posted on this website. In addition, when using specified commercial or advertising or listing services offered by Sweeptown.com, you shall be subject to any guidelines applicable to such services which may be posted from time to time. All such guidelines or rules are hereby incorporated by reference into the Terms. If you do not agree to be bound by and comply with all of the foregoing, you may not access or use our information, services, or website.

Sweeptown.com may offer sweepstakes from time to time including daily, weekly, monthly and annual grand prize sweepstakes as well as other periodic sweepstakes. All sweepstakes are offered in our exclusive discretion. All users are eligible to participate in all sweepstakes at no cost through the online entry mechanism described in the applicable sweepstakes rules. A user's participation in a sweepstakes is governed by the applicable sweepstakes rules published on the Site or through a link on the applicable sweepstakes itself. Please refer to the applicable sweepstakes rules for eligibility, how to enter and other terms and conditions.

Ownership of Content


The Site and all of its contents including, but not limited to, sweepstakes, text, and images ("Content") are owned and copyrighted by Sweeptown.com or others with all rights reserved unless otherwise noted. Any Content that is a trademark, logo, or service mark is also a registered or unregistered trademark of Sweeptown.com or others. Your use of any Content, except as provided in these Terms & Conditions, without the written permission of the Content owner is strictly prohibited. As a visitor to the Site, you are granted a non-exclusive, non-transferable, revocable and limited license to access and use the Site (and its associated Content), and as a user, the service provided and the Content in accordance with these Terms & Conditions. We may terminate this license at any time for any reason, whatsoever. You may use the Site, services and/or Content for your own personal, non-commercial use. No part of the Site, service and/or Content may be reproduced in any form or incorporated into any information retrieval system, electronic or mechanical. You may not use, copy, emulate, clone, rent, lease, sell, modify, decompile, disassemble, reverse engineer or transfer the Site, any service, Content or any portion thereof.

Termination


Sweeptown.com, in its sole discretion, may delete or deactivate your account, block your email or IP address, or otherwise terminate your access to or use of the website (or any part thereof), immediately and without notice, and remove and discard any Content within the website's pages, for any reason, including, without limitation, if Sweeptown.com believes that you have acted inconsistently with the letter or spirit of the Terms of Use. Further, you agree that Sweeptown.com shall not be liable to you or any third party for any termination of your access to the website. Further, you agree not to attempt to use the website after said termination. Sweeptown.com may provide notice to you via email, regular mail, or posting notices or links to notices on the website.

Content on the Web site


You understand that all comments, photographs, or other materials ("Content") posted on, transmitted through, or linked from Sweeptown.com’s website, are the sole responsibility of the person from whom such Content originated. More specifically, you are entirely responsible for all Content that you post, email or otherwise make available via our website. You understand that Sweeptown.com does not control, and is not responsible for Content made available through the website, and that by using the website, you may be exposed to Content that is offensive, indecent, inaccurate, misleading, or otherwise objectionable.

You agree that you must evaluate, and bear all risks associated with, the use of any Content, that you may not rely on said Content, and that under no circumstances will Sweeptown.com com be liable in any way for any Content or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Content posted, emailed or otherwise made available via the Service.

Sweeptown.com does not endorse and has no control over the Content submitted by others to this website. Content submitted to this website is not necessarily reviewed by Sweeptown.com prior to posting and does not necessarily reflect the opinions or policies of Sweeptown.com. Sweeptown.com makes no warranties, express or implied, as to the Content submitted to this website or the accuracy and reliability of any Content. Nonetheless, Sweeptown.com reserves the right to prevent you from submitting materials and to edit, restrict or remove such Content for any reason at any time in Sweeptown.com's sole discretion.

Sweeptown.com assumes no responsibility for actively monitoring for inappropriate Content. If at any time Sweeptown.com chooses, in its sole discretion, to monitor the Content, Sweeptown.com nonetheless assumes no responsibility for the Content, no obligation to refuse, modify, move, or remove any inappropriate Content, and no responsibility for the conduct of the user submitting any Content. In submitting Content, you agree to strictly limit yourself to the subject matter for which the Content is intended. You agree that Sweeptown.com accepts no liability whatsoever if it determines to prevent your Content from being submitted or if it edits, restricts or removes your Content. You also agree to permit any other user of this site to access, view, store or reproduce the material for that other user's personal use and not to restrict or inhibit the use of the site by any other person.

You acknowledge and agree that Sweeptown.com may, in its sole discretion, preserve or disclose Content, as well as email addresses, IP addresses, timestamps, and other user information, if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to: comply with legal process; enforce the Terms; respond to claims that any Content violates the rights of third-parties; or protect the rights, property, or personal safety of Sweeptown.com, its users or the general public.

By posting Content to any public area of the Service, you automatically grant, and you represent and warrant that you have the right to grant, to Sweeptown.com an irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, fully paid, worldwide license to use, copy, perform, display, and distribute said Content and to prepare derivative works of said Content, or incorporate into other works and mediums now existing or hereinafter created, and to grant and authorize sublicenses of the foregoing. Additionally, you will defend and indemnify Sweeptown.com from any third party claim related to a breach of any of the foregoing representations and warranties.

Disclaimer


The information on this website is provided "as is" with all faults and without warranty of any kind, expressed or implied, including those of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, or arising from a course of dealing, usage or trade practice. Sweeptown.com makes no warranties or representations regarding the accuracy or completeness of the information or that the site is accurate, error-free or reliable. Information published in the website does not necessarily reflect the most current information available.

YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THE INFORMATION ON THE WEBSITE IS PROVIDED "AS IS" FOR GENERAL INFORMATION ONLY. SWEEPTOWN.COM DOES NOT MAKE AND HEREBY DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, OF ANY KIND REGARDING THIS WEBSITE OR THE INFORMATION IN IT, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY WARRANTY OF ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, CURRENCY, RELIABILITY, MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY ARISING FROM COURSE OF DEALING OR COURSE OF PERFORMANCE, OR ANY WARRANTY THAT THESE PAGES, OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES THEM AVAILABLE, ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL ELEMENTS, NOR ABOUT ITS LEGITIMACY, LEGALITY, VALIDITY, ACCURACY, CORRECTNESS, RELIABILITY, QUALITY, STABILITY, COMPLETENESS OR CURRENTNESS. IN PARTICULAR, BUT NOT AS A LIMITATION THEREOF, WE MAKE NO WARRANTY THAT: (i) THE SITE, ANY SERVICE PROVIDED, REWARDS, SWEEPSTAKES, SUBMISSIONS AND/OR CONTENT WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS; (ii) THE SITE, ANY SERVICE PROVIDED, REWARDS, SWEEPSTAKES, SUBMISSIONS AND/OR CONTENT WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE OR ERROR-FREE; OR (iii) THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE SITE, ANY SERVICE PROVIDED, REWARDS, SWEEPSTAKES, SUBMISSIONS AND/OR CONTENT WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE. ANY MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE SITE, ANY SERVICE PROVIDED, REWARDS, SWEEPSTAKES, SUBMISSIONS AND/OR CONTENT IS DONE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY SUCH MATERIAL.

IN NO EVENT WILL SWEEPTOWN.COM BE LIABLE FOR INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT OR TORT, ARISING OUT OF THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE MATERIALS AVAILABLE ON THIS WEBSITE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES OR IF SWEEPTOWN.COM REASONABLY COULD HAVE FORESEEN THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, HOWEVER THEY ARISE, WHETHER IN BREACH OF CONTRACT OR IN TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION DAMAGES DUE TO: (a) THE USE OF OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE WEBSITE; (b) THE COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS AND SERVICES RESULTING FROM ANY GOODS, DATA, INFORMATION OR SERVICES PURCHASED OR OBTAINED, OR MESSAGES RECEIVED OR TRANSACTIONS ENTERED INTO, THROUGH OR FROM THE WEBSITE; (c) STATEMENTS OR CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY ON THE WEBSITE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA, MALICIOUS OR CRIMINAL BEHAVIOR, OR FALSE OR FRAUDULENT TRANSACTIONS; OR (d) CONTENT OR INFORMATION YOU MAY DOWNLOAD, USE, MODIFY OR DISTRIBUTE. IN PARTICULAR, SWEEPTOWN.COM SHALL HAVE NO LIABILITY FOR ANY LOSS OF USE, DATA (INCLUDING THE COSTS OF RECOVERING SUCH DATA), PROFITS, GOODWILL, ELECTRONICALLY TRANSMITTED ORDERS, OR OTHER ECONOMIC ADVANTAGE. BECAUSE THE INFORMATION IS NOT WARRANTED, ALL LIABILITY FOR THE ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION IS EXPRESSLY EXCLUDED.

TO THE EXTENT THAT ANY JURISDICTION DOES NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF DIRECT, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, PORTIONS OF THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY.

YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT SWEEPTOWN.COM TOGETHER WITH ITS RESPECTIVE EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS AND SHAREHOLDERS, IS NOT LIABLE FOR ANY DELAYS, INACCURACIES, FAILURES, ERRORS, OMISSIONS, INTERRUPTIONS, DELETIONS, DEFECTS, VIRUSES, COMMUNICATION LINE FAILURES OR FOR THE THEFT, DESTRUCTION, DAMAGE OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR NETWORK.

YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT SWEEPTOWN.COM IS NOT LIABLE FOR ANY DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OR MATERIAL FOUND IN CONNECTION WITH THIS WEBSITE, INCLUDING SUCH CONDUCT OR MATERIAL TRANSMITTED BY ANY MEANS BY ANY OTHER PERSON.

YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT SWEEPTOWN.COM IS NOT LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, IN CONNECTION WITH OR ARISING FROM YOUR USE OR FROM YOUR INABILITY TO USE THE WEBSITE.

ANY WARRANTY NOT SET FORTH IN THIS TERMS OF USE DOCUMENT, INCLUDING ANY SET FORTH BY SWEEPTOWN.COM EMPLOYEES, WILL BE INVALID. IF ANY OF THE ABOVE PROVISIONS ARE VOID UNDER GOVERNING LAW, OUR LIABILITY SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

Exclusion of liability


YOUR USE OF THE SITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. NEITHER Sweeptown.com, NOR ANY OF ITS SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, OFFICERS OR DIRECTORS, NOR ANY OF ITS AGENTS OR ANY OTHER PARTY INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING, OR DELIVERING THE SITE, ARE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR OTHER DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OF THIS SITE OR CONTENT WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF ANY SUCH DAMAGES. PLEASE NOTE THAT SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN DAMAGES, SO SOME OF THE ABOVE EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. MOREOVER, YOUR ACCESS AND USE OF THE SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. BECAUSE OF THE INHERENT HAZARDS AND UNCERTAINTIES OF ELECTRONIC DISTRIBUTION, THERE MAY BE INTERRUPTIONS, DELAYS, OMISSIONS, INACCURACIES, OR OTHER PROBLEMS WITH SUCH USE OF THE SITE. IF YOU RELY ON THIS SITE OR ANY MATERIAL AVAILABLE THROUGH THIS SITE, YOU DO SO AT YOUR OWN RISK. YOU UNDERSTAND THAT YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM ANY MATERIAL AND/OR DATA DOWNLOADED FROM OR OTHERWISE PROVIDED THROUGH THIS SITE NEITHER WE NOR OUR DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, PARENTS, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, AGENTS, CONTRACTORS, THIRD PARTY VENDORS, FACILITIES, INFORMATION PROVIDERS, LICENSORS, OR OTHER SUPPLIERS PROVIDING DATA, INFORMATION, OR SERVICES MAKE ANY REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY: (A) AS TO THE TIMELINESS, SEQUENCE, ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, RELIABILITY OF THE CONTENT OR THE SERVICE OR ANY INFORMATION, SERVICE OR TRANSACTION PROVIDED THEREBY, OR (B) THAT THE SERVICE WILL BE AVAILABLE OR WILL OPERATE IN AN UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE MANNER, OR (C) THAT ERRORS OR DEFECTS RELATED TO THE SERVICE WILL BE CORRECTED. WE ALSO DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE SERVICE OR THE INFORMATION AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SERVICE OR THE CONTENT IS APPROPRIATE, ACCURATE OR AVAILABLE FOR USE IN ANY PARTICULAR JURISDICTION. THIS DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY CONSTITUTES AN ESSENTIAL PART OF THIS AGREEMENT.

Dealings with Organizations


Your interactions with organizations found on or through the Service, including delivery of goods or services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such organizations and/or individuals. You agree that Sweeptown.com shall not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings. Sweeptown.com may run advertisements and promotions from third parties on the website. Your correspondence or business dealings with, or participation in promotions of, advertisers other than Sweeptown.com found on or through the website, including payment and delivery of related goods or services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between You and such advertiser. Sweeptown.com is not responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings or as the result of the presence of such non-Sweeptown.com advertisers on the website.

Modifications of Terms of Use


Sweeptown.com reserves the right to modify or amend this Agreement without notice at any time. It is therefore important that you read this page regularly to ensure you are updated as to any changes. You agree to review these Terms of Use from time to time and agree that any subsequent use by you of this website following changes to these Terms of Use shall constitute your acceptance of all such changes.

Violations of Terms


Please report any violations of the Terms of Use by emailing to sweepteam@sweeptown.com and titling the e-mail "ABUSE."

Indemnification


You agree to indemnify and hold Sweeptown.com, its officers, and its employees, harmless from and against all the liabilities, claims, demands, damages and expenses, including reasonable attorney fees and costs, arising out of (i) your use of the Site, any service provided by Sweeptown.com, any sweepstakes, submissions to the Site or Content; (ii) your breach of these Terms & Conditions; (iii) your violation of any rights including, but not limited to, intellectual property right; or (iv) any deceptive, threatening, libelous, obscene, harassing or offensive material contained in any of your email communications or other submissions to the Site.

Jurisdiction


Any claim or dispute associated with this Agreement between the Parties will be settled by binding arbitration before a single arbitrator under the commercial arbitration rules of the American Arbitration Association. The hearing shall take place in Chicago. The parties do hereby waive all questions of personal jurisdiction or venue for carrying out this provision.

Guarantee


Any Guarantee stated in the offer / agreement is agreed to as written in this document and supersedes any and all other communications whether electronic, written or verbal.

Unauthorized Reproduction Prohibited - Linking Policy


The reproduction, duplication, distribution (including by way of email, facsimile or other electronic means), publication, modification, copying or transmission of material from this Site is STRICTLY PROHIBITED unless you have obtained the prior written consent of Sweeptown.com or unless it is expressly permitted by this Site. The material covered by this prohibition includes, without limitation, any text, graphics, logos, photographs, audio or video material or stills from audiovisual material available on this website. The use of materials from this website on any other website or networked computer environment is similarly prohibited. Linking to this website is by permission only. Requests for permission to reproduce or distribute materials found on this website or to link to this website can be made by contacting Sweeptown.com by email at: sweepteam@sweeptown.com.

You are also strictly prohibited from creating works or materials that derive from or are based on the materials contained in this website including, without limitation, fonts, icons, link buttons, wallpaper, desktop themes, on-line postcards and greeting cards and unlicensed merchandise. This prohibition applies regardless of whether the derivative materials are sold, bartered or given away.

Copyright infringement is a violation of federal law subject to criminal and civil penalties.

Sweeptown.com is a service mark of Cityopoly Inc.

Digital Millennium Copyright Act


Notice and Procedure for Making Claims of Copyright Infringement. Pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, Title 17, United States Code, Section 512(c)(2) ("DMCA"), Sweeptown.com has designated to the U.S. Copyright Office an agent to receive notifications of claimed copyright infringement relating to this Website (the "Designated Agent"). All such notifications relating to this Website must be submitted in a manner consistent with the DMCA to the following Designated Agent:

Service Provider: Cityopoly Inc.
Name of Agent Designated to Receive Notification of Claimed Infringement: Greg Edson
Full Address of Designated Agent to Which Notification Should Be Sent: 35 East Wacker Drive, Suite 917, Chicago, IL 60601
Telephone Number of Designated Agent: 312.854.7606
Facsimile Number of Designated Agent: 312.376.0167
E-mail Address of Designated Agent: sweepteam@sweeptown.com

Copyright

All contents Copyright © 2011 Cityopoly Inc. All rights reserved.


The contents of all material available on this website, http://www.sweeptown.com are copyrighted by Sweeptown.com unless otherwise indicated. All rights are reserved by Sweeptown.com, and content may not be reproduced, downloaded, published or transferred in any form or by any means, except with the prior written permission of Sweeptown.com, except that you may download pages or other content for your own personal and noncommercial use on a single computer. However, no part of such content may be otherwise or subsequently reproduced, downloaded, disseminated, published or transferred, in any form or by any means, without the prior written permission of, and express attribution to, Sweeptown.com, except where site pages allow such reproduction, downloading, dissemination, publishing or transference. You agree not to reproduce, duplicate or copy content from the website, and agree to abide by any and all copyright notices displayed on the website.