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Farm Journal Web Site Privacy Statement
Our goal at Farm Journal Media, Inc., ("FJM") is to be your trusted, objective source of information for the business of farming and ranching. We want you to make the most of our services and feel confident while doing so online. This privacy statement explains our policy regarding the circumstances in which we may gather your personally identifiable information, how we may use such information, and who may have access to that information. This privacy statement also tells you what choices you have about providing personally identifiable information and how to access, change, or delete any personally identifiable information that we may have already collected.
This privacy statement applies only to the FJM family of websites (including, but not limited to: AgWeb.com, FarmJournal.com, TopProducer.com, Drovers.com, DairyHerd.com, ThePacker.com, BovineVetonline.com, Greenbook.net, MachineryPete.com, Milkbusiness.com, Porkbusiness.com, ProduceRetailer.com, AgProfessional.com, Cattle-Exchange.com, ProFarmer.com, FarmJournalLegacyProject.com, FarmJournalAgTech.com, FarmJournalMobile.com,FarmJournalFoundation.com, Top ProducerSeminar.com, FarmJournalAgTechExpo.com, producemarketguide.com, GlobalOrganicExpo.com, WestCoastProduceExpo.com, MidwestProduceExpo.com, TrustInFood.com, Jobs.ThePacker.com,ShopFarmJournal.com, and all features on or downloadable from those websites (collectively, the "FJM Web Sites" or "We"). In addition, this privacy statement cannot and does not apply to any other companies' or organizations' web sites to which FJM Web Sites may link ("third-party" web sites). Such third-party web sites may have different or no privacy policies relating to their collection and use, if any, of personally identifiable information.
Personally Identifiable Information We Collect Online
By "personally identifiable information," we mean information that identifies you, enables us to contact you, or that, if combined with other information, enables us to identify or contact you. This can include, for example, your name, email and physical addresses, telephone numbers, or credit card number.
If you are simply perusing an FJM Web Site and have not registered at any of our Web Sites, we do not ask you to provide any personally identifiable information although, as described below, our site may set a "cookie" on your computer. To register for or to use our FJM Web Site services, however, you must provide us with your first and last name, postal address (including state, postal code and country), and email address. If you do not provide this information, you will not be able to register or use features of FJM Web Sites that require you to provide that information. You may also provide other personally identifiable information, such as a telephone number, although our Web Sites normally do not require you to do so.
On certain pages within our FJM Web Sites, you are invited to order products and services. In order to complete an online order, you must provide information such as your name, address (including street name or post office box, city, state, and postal code), credit card number, and email address. Your credit card information is collected by a service provider with which FJM contracts to process your payment; FJM does not collect or retain credit card information. If you prefer not to provide such information online, but are still interested in receiving FJM Web Site products and services, you may call us at: 800-331-9310.
Mobile Device IDs and Location-Based Information.
Certain mobile devices, including smart phones and tablet devices, contain unique device IDs that can be used to identify their physical location. Some mobile device IDs are persistent, while others may be resettable by accessing the device's privacy settings. Mobile devices also typically transmit caller ID data (which may include a phone number) when used to transmit a telephone call or text message. When you use mobile devices to access our Services, we may collect and transmit unique device IDs, as well as other information about your device, including without limitation, your wireless carrier, the make, model, operating system, capacity and settings of your device, the names, package IDs and versions of other software you have downloaded to your device and information about how you interact with and navigate within our Service. With your consent, we or our authorized service providers and partners also may use precise geolocation technology such as GPS or Wi-Fi triangulation or mobile Bluetooth beacon technology to collect information about the exact location of your mobile device. Precise location information may be collected both while you are using one of our mobile applications and continuously over time while our apps are not in use but are running in the background of your device. This information may be used for the purposes described below in "Our Use of Your Personally Identifiable Information," including to tailor special offers and advertising to your interests, both in our Services, and in third-party marketing channels. You can withdraw your consent to the further collection and use of your precise device location data through any of our mobile apps by accessing your device's privacy settings.
Surveys, Sweepstakes and Contests
From time to time our FJM Web Sites may request information from users via surveys, sweepstakes, or contests. Information requested may include contact and demographic information. Participation in these surveys, sweepstakes or contests is completely voluntary. You have the choice whether or not to disclose any information in response to survey or contest questions. Contact and demographic information may be used by FJM Web Sites to notify the winners and award prizes of any such surveys, sweepstakes, or contests, to enhance your use of our Web Sites, and to improve our understanding of our users and with our service providers, select third-party advertisers and other companies involved in the delivery of the advertising you see online and offline.
We Use "Cookies" To Enhance Your Use of FJM Web Sites
"Cookies" are small data files stored on your computer's hard drive. FJM Web Sites use "cookies" to help provide you with a personalized and enhanced online experience. By assigning and storing a random cookie on your hard drive, we are able to offer you personalized collection, filtering, and delivery of information that we feel will be of the greatest interest and value to you. This includes not only our site's original content, but also advertisements selected for you based on your content preferences and how you use our site. Please note that while cookies can be used to identify a particular computer hard drive, by themselves they do not reveal or disclose the identity of an individual user. However, if subsequently you choose to provide your personally identifiable information to us, the cookie on your computer will be linked to that information and thereby become identifiable to you.
If you never provide us with personally identifiable information, the cookie that an FJM Web Site sets on your computer will expire after a period of time. If you do provide such information, the cookie will remain on your computer as long as you are registered so that we can tailor our services for you.
If you wish to maintain complete anonymity, you may choose to reject all cookies and not to provide any personally identifiable information. If you choose to reject cookies from FJM Web Sites, you may still peruse our site although certain functions and applications may not work as a result, and you will not benefit from the personalized and enhanced services discussed throughout this policy.
Our primary use of the personally identifiable information that you provide to us is to provide you with the products, services, and information that you request. We may also contact you regarding products, services, and information we believe you would find useful. We may also supplement the information you provide with other information from our corporate affiliates and other sources. FJM Web Sites may store and use your personal information for as long as reasonably needed for our business purposes.
At times, we may send you emails containing promotional material on behalf of other companies or organizations that have a product or service we believe may be of interest to you. You may direct us not to send you such emails as explained in the "Choice" section below. FJM may share demographic information about our users with other companies, but we do not share our email lists to other companies.
From time to time, we may provide your postal mailing address that you have given us to other companies or businesses that may wish to mail advertising or promotional material to you. You can request that we not provide your postal address to other companies by calling us at 800-331-9310.
FJM Web Sites are operated in the United States. Please be aware that any information you provide to us will be transferred to the United States if you are not already in the United States. By using FJM Web Sites and/or providing us with your personal information through our Web Sites, you consent to this transfer of information.
Collections & Use of Gmail Data
At FJM, we may receive personal data about you when you/others import or sync Gmail Contact with our Services or send invitation messages using our Services. While we use Google's Gmail API for contact-list retrieval, we only have read-only access to this service and we do not
FJM Web Sites give you the option to not submit any personally identifiable information to us (although if you choose not to you would be unable to register as a user or use features of the FJM Web Sites that require you to provide that information). Alternatively, you may choose to submit only those fields of data absolutely required for registration on our Web Sites.
We allow selected third-party companies to set cookies or similar technologies on our Web Sites. Some of these companies provide advertising services to us and to you; others help us understand how our site is used. FJM Web Sites do not provide your contact information to those companies. To learn more about those cookies, you must visit the web sites of the companies that place them on our Web Sites.
If you prefer not to receive email marketing communications from us, we provide a mechanism for opting out of this service by clicking the "Preferences" or "Unsubscribe" links in the footers of any of our email communications, by vising our "Newsletters" link accessible from our Web Sites and clicking through to the "Preferences Center" and checking the box that says "Please unsubscribe me from ALL my current newsletter subscriptions", or by contacting us directly by email or phone and asking to be removed from our email list. Additionally, each email message that we send you will clearly state how you may remove your name from the email list and from receiving future emails. Please note that you will not be able to opt out with regard to the collection and disclosure of aggregate information. Such aggregate information reflects the combined statistical analysis of various aspects of site usage and cannot specifically be linked or connected with any of your personal identifiable information.
As described above, you may choose to ask that we not send you promotional or advertising email messages on behalf of third-parties. Accordingly, you may "opt out" of such email messages at any time by sending a message to: firstname.lastname@example.org directing us not to share such information for marketing purposes.
Do Not Track
Some browsers send so-called "Do Not Track" signals to our Web Sites. FJM Web Sites currently do not honor such indications due to a lack of industry consensus as to how such signals should be handled.
Our Retention of Your Personally Identifiable Information and Data
Once you have registered with an FJM Web Site, we will store and maintain the personally identifiable information you have provided to us for so long as you remain a registered user and have not directed us otherwise, or for so long as we are required by law to retain such information. Our retention of your data allows us to continue to provide you with highly personalized services.
How We Protect Your Information
FJM Web Sites take commercially reasonable precautions to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure to your personally identifiable information, to maintain data and information accuracy, and to facilitate the appropriate use of information. We have implemented a variety of encryption and security technologies and procedures to protect information stored in our computer systems from unauthorized access. We use physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to protect the personally identifiable information we collect online. We also maintain procedural safeguards that restrict access to personally identifiable information to employees (or people working on our behalf and under confidentiality agreements) who need to know such information in order to provide the products and services that you request. Further, encryption technology and tools are used when collecting or transferring sensitive information such as credit card numbers. Additional database content is protected either by means of a two-key encryption algorithm Secure Socket Level ("SSL") encryption, and/or behind a firewall using security software.
If you have any questions about the security at FJM Web Sites, please contact us by email at: email@example.com .
Access and Accuracy
FJM Web Sites aim to keep your personally identifiable information as accurate as possible. You may contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org and indicate you wish to remove your name. After receipt of such a request, we will remove your personally identifiable information from our records within 10 business days.
Links to Third Party Web Sites
FJM Web Sites contain links to other web sites that are neither operated by nor are part of FJM. We have no control over those third party web sites. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any web site which you may access, and which may collect personal identifiably information. The FJM Web Sites do not bear any responsibility for any actions or policies of any such third-party web sites.
FJM Web Sites may provide a forum for online Bulletin Board discussions. You are responsible for any personally identifiable information that you may post in any such discussion. FJM Web Sites specifically disclaim any or all responsibility for any subsequent use by any third-party or third-party web sites of an email address or any other personally identifiable information that has been posted by any user in Bulletin Board Discussions on an FJM Web Site.
Our Policies Regarding Children
FJM Web Sites do not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information about any person under 13 years of age. We do not sell products for purchase by children. If you are under 18 years of age, please do not submit any information without the express consent and participation of a parent or guardian.
By using an FJM Web Site, you consent to our collection and use of your personally identifiable information as set forth in this privacy statement. You also acknowledge and agree with our right to change our policy and our commitment to post any such changes on this page so that you are fully informed of the types of information we collect, how we may use such information, and under what circumstances, if any, such information may be disclosed.
Your California Rights
If you reside in California, you have certain rights under state law. If you have registered with our site, you may obtain certain information about the types of personally identifiable information that we have shown with third parties for direct marketing purposes during the preceding calendar year. You may inquire by sending an email to: email@example.com.
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The contents of the ProFarmer.com and all Pro Farmer Media websites are protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. The contents of the ProFarmer.com and all Pro Farmer Media websites, including Podcasts, Content Feeds, API Content and other features, are owned by or licensed to us. In the case of User Materials (as defined in the "User Materials" section below), the contents are licensed to the ProFarmer.com and all Pro Farmer Media websites by the user. You may not reproduce, distribute, republish, upload, transmit, display, prepare derivative works, publicly perform, sell, transfer, assign, license or use for commercial purposes any copyrighted material on the ProFarmer.com and all Pro Farmer Media websites without our prior written consent, except as provided below. All rights not expressly granted in these Terms and Conditions are reserved to the ProFarmer.com and all Pro Farmer Media websites.
You may copy, download one copy on a single computer, and print a limited amount of content, for your personal, non-commercial use only, provided that (a) you include without modification all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the content, (b) you do not modify the content, (c) you do not use the content in a manner that suggests we promote or endorse your, or any third party's, causes, ideas, web sites, products or services, and (d) you do not use the content in any way that is unlawful or harmful to any other person or entity. In addition, you may use widgets and tools on the ProFarmer.com and all Pro Farmer Media websites that allow selected User Materials to appear on your personal, noncommercial web site, weblog or other application, subject to the conditions in the preceding sentence.
No quotes from any material on the ProFarmer.com and all Pro Farmer Media websites may be used in any media without attribution to us.
You may use the Content Feeds, API Content, Podcasts and other features of the ProFarmer.com and all Pro Farmer Media websites only as expressly permitted in the relevant paragraphs below in these Terms and Conditions.
Any other use of Pro Farmer Web Site content requires our prior written permission.
Pro Farmer Web Site logos and other names and logos are service marks of Pro Farmer, Inc., or other entities that have licensed the use of their names and logos to the Service. All rights are reserved by the respective owners. You may not use any Pro Farmer Web Site-provided service marks, logos or graphics, without our prior written consent, except that you shall have the right, and obligation, to use any Pro Farmer Web Site or other service mark or logo included in, or required to be used in connection with, API Content, Content Feeds, Pro Farmer's Media Player, or other functionalities of the ProFarmer.com and all Pro Farmer Media websites, subject to the requirements set forth in these Terms and Conditions for the use of the API Content, Content Feeds or other functionalities of the ProFarmer.com and all Pro Farmer Media websites.
Through the Community portion of the Service, through the Contact Us page, and through other features of the Pro Farmer Websites, users may post, upload, transmit and/or otherwise submit ("Submit") comments, messages, other text, photos, images, story ideas, essays, and other content and materials, and make recommendations ("User Materials"). You acknowledge that User Materials may be routed through our servers, the servers of one or more third parties on our behalf, and the Internet, and may be viewed by our staff and on the Internet by the general public. You acknowledge that the ProFarmer.com and all Pro Farmer Media websites, the Pro Farmer Community, and other features of the Service, are for public and not private communications.
We reserve the right to screen, refuse to post, remove or edit User Materials at any time and for any or no reason in our absolute and sole discretion without prior notice, although we have no duty to do so. If we elect to screen User Materials, there may be a delay in the posting of such content to allow for a review process. If we have questions about your User Materials, we have the right, but not the duty, to contact you for further information, including, for example, to verify that you own the copyright or otherwise have the rights to post the User Materials.
You retain the copyright and other ownership rights in any User Materials that you submit on or through the ProFarmer.com and all Pro Farmer Media websites. However, by submitting User Materials on or through the ProFarmer.com and all Pro Farmer Media websites, you hereby grant us and our licensees a non-exclusive, perpetual, royalty-free, worldwide, transferable license to use, copy, sublicense, modify, transmit, publicly perform, display, create derivative works of, host, index, cache, tag, encode, and/or adapt your User Materials in any and all media formats or channels, whether now known or hereafter devised, including, but not limited to, the ProFarmer.com and all Pro Farmer Media websites, the Service, third party licensee web sites, over the air (on radio or television), and on mobile platforms, without payment and without further consent or notice to you. You further grant the ProFarmer.com and all Pro Farmer Media websites and their licensees the right to contact you in connection with your User Materials and to use your name, city and state and other information that you have provided in connection with the User Materials.
In addition, you grant each user of the ProFarmer.com and all Pro Farmer Media websites a non-exclusive, royalty-free, worldwide license to access your User Materials on or through the ProFarmer.com and all Pro Farmer Media websites, to use your User Materials pursuant to these Terms and Conditions, and as permitted by the functionality of the ProFarmer.com and all Pro Farmer Media websites (such as through widgets and API Content distribution).
For any User Materials you Submit on or through the ProFarmer.com and all Pro Farmer Media websites, you agree to abide by the Terms and Conditions set forth below and any the Social Networking Discussion Rules (for User Materials Submitted through the Pro Farmer Community or in response to an Pro Farmer Blog). You further agree to the representations and warranties, and indemnification obligations, set forth in the "Representations; Indemnity" section below.
Framing of the ProFarmer.com and all Pro Farmer Media websites is prohibited.
Links to ProFarmer.com and all Pro Farmer Media websites
We encourage and permit links to content on ProFarmer.com and all Pro Farmer Media websites. However, we are committed to the highest journalistic ethics and standards and to independent journalism, both in fact and appearance. Therefore, the linking should not (a) suggest that we promote or endorse any third party's causes, ideas, web sites, products or services, or (b) use Pro Farmer Web Site content for inappropriate commercial purposes or in any way that is unlawful or harmful to any other person or entity. We reserve the right to withdraw permission for any link.
Links to Third Party Sites
ProFarmer.com and all Pro Farmer Media websites provide links to Internet sites maintained by third parties. We have no control over those third-party web sites and do not endorse the content, operators, products or services of such sites. ProFarmer.com and all Pro Farmer Media websites are not responsible or liable for the content, operators, availability, accuracy, quality, advertising, products, services or other materials on or available from such sites. We shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, products or services available on or through such sites.
Use of Third Party Services
ProFarmer.com and all Pro Farmer Media websites enable users to access certain content, including audio, text, images and other content through an application programming interface (API). Content accessed through the API ("API Content") is available to registered users only for personal, non-commercial use, or for noncommercial online use.
If you have registered with ProFarmer.com and all Pro Farmer Media websites, you may use the API Content for personal, non-commercial use, provided that (a) your use is for non-promotional, internet-based purposes only, including desktop gadgets, blog posts and widgets, but excluding e-newsletters; (b) all links to API Content redirect the user to the Pro Farmer Web Site when the user clicks on them. All audio must be streamed from the originating servers (through direct links that redirect the user to the ProFarmer.com and all Pro Farmer Media websites; (c) the date of all API Content is displayed with that content; (d) your use or display of API Content must not suggest that the Pro Farmer Web Site promotes or endorses you or any third party or the causes, ideas, web sites, products or services of you or any third party; (e) you shall not modify any API content, headlines, links or metadata included in the API Content; (f) you shall not use the API Content in any way that changes or distorts the fundamental meaning of the content; (g) you may use only a limited amount of content from the API; you may not re-create the ProFarmer.com and all Pro Farmer Media websites or any portion thereof; (h) you may not insert any intermediate page, splash page or other content between the links and the applicable API Content source's web page; and (i) you must provide attribution for the content source (Pro Farmer Web Site), by including "Pro Farmer" in text in connection with the API Content, and provide a link back to the source's web site. Any other use of the ProFarmer.com and all Pro Farmer Media websites' trademarks or service marks, the names or service marks of any API Content source, or of the API Content requires our prior written permission.
We reserve the right to include or apply sponsorship and / or advertising to any API Content and to track usage of the API Content. We reserve the right to discontinue providing API Content and to require that you cease accessing or using the API Content, or any content contained in the API Content, at any time for any reason.
ProFarmer.com and all Pro Farmer Media websites provide podcasts (the "Podcasts") consisting of selected audio content that is provided over the Internet using an XML feed and an associated audio file so that the audio file may be downloaded and played from a user's computer or transferred to a portable listening device. Podcasts are available for personal, noncommercial use only. You may download, copy and/or transfer to a portable listening device the Podcasts for your personal, non-commercial use only, provided that you do not modify the content. You also may link to Podcasts from your web site, weblog or similar application, as long as (a) the links redirect the user to the ProFarmer.com and all Pro Farmer Media websites when the user clicks on them, (b) you do not insert any intermediate page, splash page or other content between the links and the applicable Pro Farmer Web Site page, (c) the linking does not suggest that the Pro Farmer Web Site promotes or endorses any third party's causes, ideas, web sites, products or services, (d) you do not use Pro Farmer Web Site content for inappropriate commercial purposes, and (e) you provide attribution to the Pro Farmer Web Site adjacent to the link. We reserve the right to discontinue providing Podcasts and to require that you cease accessing or using the Podcasts, or any content contained in the Podcasts, at any time for any reason.
Pro Farmer Media Player
We offer an audio and video player for accessing audio and video content on the ProFarmer.com and all Pro Farmer Media websites (the "Pro Farmer Media Player"). The Pro Farmer Media Player may be embedded or displayed on your personal web site, weblog, or similar application for personal use, provided that (a) your use is for non-promotional, internet-based purposes only, including desktop gadgets, blog posts and widgets, but excluding e-newsletters; (b) all links redirect the user to the ProFarmer.com and all Pro Farmer Media websites when the user clicks on them, and all content is streamed from the originating Pro Farmer Web Site servers; (c) you shall not add to, delete or modify any audio, video, headlines, text, links, or other content contained in the Pro Farmer Media Player; (d) you shall not delete or modify the Pro Farmer logos contained in the Pro Farmer Media Player; (e) your use or display of the Pro Farmer Media Player must not suggest that ProFarmer.com and all Pro Farmer Media websites promote or endorse you or any third party or the causes, ideas, web sites, products or services of you or any third party; (f) you shall not use the Pro Farmer Media Player in any way that changes or distorts the fundamental meaning of the content; and (g) you may not insert any intermediate page, splash page or other content between the links contained within the Pro Farmer Media Player and the ProFarmer.com and all Pro Farmer Media websites. Any other use of Pro Farmer Web Site trademarks or service marks, the Pro Farmer Media Player, or of any content contained within the Pro Farmer Media Player requires our prior written permission. We reserve the right to discontinue providing the Pro Farmer Media Player and to require that you cease accessing or using the Pro Farmer Media Player, or any content contained in the Pro Farmer Media Player, at any time for any reason.
Social Networking Discussion Rules
By using the Service, including by registering for the Service, participating in the Pro Farmer Web Site Community, Submitting User Materials through the Pro Farmer Site Community, the Contact Us page or other means, using Content Feeds, API Content, or Podcasts, or by using any other features of the ProFarmer.com and all Pro Farmer Media websites, you agree to the following rules:
1. You must be at least eighteen (18) years of age to register for or participate in the Pro Farmer Community or other social networking features of the ProFarmer.com and all Pro Farmer Media websites; submit any User Materials or personally identifiable information on or through the ProFarmer.com and all Pro Farmer Media websites; participate in any online contests; and/or place an order on the Pro Farmer Online Shop. If you are between the ages of 13 and 18, you may browse the ProFarmer.com and all Pro Farmer Media websites or register for email newsletters or other features of the Service (excluding the Pro Farmer Community) with the express consent of your parent(s) or guardian(s), so long as you do not submit any User Materials. If you are under 13 years of age, please do not send any information about yourself, including your name, address or email address. If we discover that we have collected any personally identifiable information from a child under the age of 13, we will remove that information from our database as soon as possible.
2. You may not submit any User Materials anonymously or under a false name or a false e-mail address. You may not impersonate another user or provide any false information about yourself.
3. You may not submit any User Materials or links to material that is libelous, defamatory, false, obscene, indecent, lewd, pornographic, violent, abusive, threatening, harassing, discriminatory, in violation of the law, harmful to children, in violation of third party privacy rights, or that constitutes hate speech or a personal attack.
4. You may only submit User Materials for which you have the copyright or other necessary rights and permission to distribute electronically. You may not violate, plagiarize, or infringe on the rights of third parties, including copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret, privacy, personal, publicity, moral or proprietary rights. You promise and represent that you own or have all necessary rights and permissions to use, distribute and authorize ProFarmer.com and all Pro Farmer Media websites and their users (to the extent permitted by these Terms and Conditions) to use and distribute any User Materials.
5. The Service can only be used for personal, non-commercial purposes. You cannot submit any material containing any solicitation of funds, advertising, promotion, solicitation for goods and services, or recruiting. You may not use the ProFarmer.com and all Pro Farmer Media websites for political campaigning, recruiting votes, or soliciting support for legislative or other initiatives.
6. You may not submit any software or other material which contains a virus, worm, Trojan horse or other harmful computer code, files, scripts, agents, programs or device. You may not use the Service to distribute chain letters, mass mailings, "spam," or duplicative or unsolicited messages in violation of applicable laws, or to gather usernames and/or e-mail addresses for the purpose of sending unsolicited email or other communications to other users of the Service.
7. You may not interfere with or disrupt the integrity or performance of the ProFarmer.com and all Pro Farmer Media websites or any portion or contents thereof, or use these Web Sites in any way which degrades their reliability, speed or operation, or their underlying hardware or software. In addition you may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to ProFarmer.com and all Pro Farmer Media websites or related systems or networks.
8. By submitting any User Materials on or through the Service, you hereby grant ProFarmer.com and all Pro Farmer Media websites, their licensees, and users of these Web Sites (to the extent permitted by the Terms and Conditions) the licenses to use those User Materials as set forth above in the "User Materials" section.
9. You are solely responsible for any User Materials submitted using your account. We does not and cannot review all User materials submitted by you or others and are not responsible for any User materials submitted by you or others on or through the Service. However, we has the right (but not the obligation) to review, screen, delete, edit and/or move any User Materials that we deem, in our sole discretion, to be in violation of the Terms and Conditions of the Service, the Social Networking Discussion Rules (for User Materials Submitted through the Pro Farmer Community), or for any other reason, as determined in our sole discretion.
10. We are not responsible or liable for any User Materials submitted by you or a third party, including any User Materials, on or through the Service. We cannot verify the accuracy of statements that users make or place on or through the Service, and do not guarantee that any User Materials have been submitted with the permission of the copyright or proprietary owner or are otherwise in compliance with these Terms and Conditions or the Social Networking Discussion Rules (for User Materials Submitted through the Pro Farmer Community).
11. By using the Service, you agree to abide by these rules. You acknowledge that we have the right (but not the obligation) to review, screen, delete, edit or move content or material that we deem, in our sole discretion, to be in violation of these Terms and Conditions, the Social Networking Discussion Rules (for User Materials Submitted through the Pro Farmer Community), or for any other reason. You further acknowledge that we have the right to limit or terminate your, or any other person's, access to or registration in the Service for any reason, in its sole discretion, including violation of these Social Networking Discussion Rules or the Terms and Conditions.
12. You agree to comply with the Social Networking Discussion Rules, as we may update them from time to time.
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ProFarmer.com and all Pro Farmer Media websites respect the intellectual property rights of others. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement by any content or material on the ProFarmer.com and all Pro Farmer Media websites, please provide the following information in writing to our Charlene Finck, Senior Vice President Pro Farmer Media see 17 U.S.C. Section 512(c)(3) for further detail):
1. a physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright.
2. a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed.
3. a description of the material that you claim 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 sufficient to permit us to locate the material.
4. information so that we can contact you, such as address, telephone number and e-mail address.
5. a statement that you have 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.
6. a statement that the information in the notification is accurate and, under penalty of perjury, that you are the copyright owner or are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of a copyright that is allegedly infringed.
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1. your physical or electronic signature.
2. a description of the materials that have been removed or to which access has been disabled and the location at which the material appeared before it was removed or access to it was disabled.
3. a statement under penalty of perjury that you have a good faith belief that the material was removed or disabled as a result of mistake or misidentification of the material to be removed or disabled.
4. your name, address and telephone number, and a statement that you consent to the jurisdiction of the Federal District Court for the judicial district in which the address is located, and that you will accept service of process from the person who provided notification of the alleged infringement.
Only DMCA notices should be sent to the Pro Farmer DMCA Copyright Agent. For other comments or questions regarding the ProFarmer.com and all Pro Farmer Media websites, please contact us through E-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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