Terms of Use

THESE TERMS OF USE, AS AMENDED FROM TIME TO TIME ("Terms"), ARE A BINDING CONTRACT BETWEEN HOTIRON MEDIA ("Points in Case" or "we" or "us") AND YOU ("you"). YOU MUST READ AND AGREE TO THESE TERMS, INCLUDING THE PRIVACY POLICY, BEFORE USING THE POINTSINCASE.COM WEBSITE (the "Website") OR ANY SOFTWARE, APPLICATIONS, FEATURES OR FUNCTIONALITY AVAILABLE ON OR THROUGH THE SITE (COLLECTIVELY, THE “SERVICE”). BY USING THE SERVICE, YOU AGREE TO THESE TERMS. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS, DO NOT USE THE SERVICE.

Intellectual Property

The compilation and arrangement of all content, data and other information found within the Website is the sole and exclusive property of Hotiron Media and its licensors and is protected by U.S. and international intellectual property laws.

Any content available through the Service, including applications, software, text, audio, video, pictures, graphics, music, sound clips, images, likenesses, data, personal information and other works of authorship (collectively, "Content") is protected by the intellectual property rights of Hotiron Media or its licensors.

Submissions

Any and all Content, ideas, and other information you transmit to Hotiron Media ("Submission") via the Website, email, or any other method of communication shall remain your sole and exclusive property, and you shall be solely responsible for your Submission and the consequences of posting or publishing them. By submitting your Submissions to Hotiron Media, you hereby grant Hotiron Media and its successors a worldwide, perpetual, non-exclusive, irrevocable, royalty-free, sublicenseable (through multiple tiers) and transferable license (with a right to create derivative works) to use, copy, transmit or otherwise distribute, perform, publicly perform and display your Submissions for any legal purposes whatsoever now known or hereinafter becomes known. You also grant each user of the Website a non-exclusive license to access your Submission through the Website.

By making a Submission, you waive the right to make any claim against Hotiron Media or any of its respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, successors, employees, agents, directors, officers, and shareholders related to the Submission, including, but not limited to, unfair competition, invasion of privacy, negligence, breach of implied contract or breach of confidentiality, and you further waive all moral rights you may have in any materials uploaded or sent to us by you. You represent and warrant that your Submissions: (a) shall be true, accurate, current, complete and not misleading, (b) shall not violate the rights of any third party, including, but not limited to, intellectual property and proprietary rights, (c) shall not be fraudulent or involve counterfeit or stolen information or items, (d) shall not violate any law, statute, ordinance or regulation, and (e) shall not create any liability for Hotiron Media or any of its respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, successors, employees, agents, directors, officers, and shareholders related to the Submission. You also agree to maintain and promptly notify Hotiron Media in order to keep that information true, accurate, current and complete.

By making a Submission, you agree that you are not entitled to any compensation or notice whatsoever. You further represent and warrant that you own or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions to use and authorize Hotiron Media to use all patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights in and to any and all Submissions to enable inclusion and use of the Submissions in the manner contemplated by this Agreement.

Establishing a User Account

You may use the Website registration process to create an account with a user name and password (the "Account"). You may not share your password with anyone unless you are a minor, in which case you may share your password with your parents or other legal guardians. You must always provide accurate current and complete information to Hotiron Media for the Service. You must update such information in a timely manner to maintain its accuracy and completeness. Any use of the Service through your Account will be deemed as being used by you. Hotiron Media is entitled to rely on the contact and other information that is supplied to us through your Account. Your Account is non-transferable and non-assignable.

Prohibited Conduct

You must not do, or attempt to do, any of the following, as reasonably determined by Hotiron Media, subject to applicable law:

(a) access or use the Service in any way that is not in compliance with any applicable local, state, national or international law (including export laws), contracts, intellectual property rights or constitutes the commission of a tort, or for any purpose that is harmful or unintended (by us), or other than in full compliance with these Terms;

(b) access, tamper with, or use services or areas of the Service that you are not authorized to access;

(c) alter information on or obtained from the Service;

(d) tamper with postings, registration information, profiles, submissions or Content belonging to Hotiron Media or other users of Hotiron Media;

(e) use any robot, spider, scraper or other automated means or interface not provided by us to access the Service or extract data or gather or use information, such as email addresses, available from the Service or transmit any unsolicited advertising, "junk mail," "spam," or "chain letters";

(f) frame any part of the Service, or link to the Service, or otherwise make it look like you have a relationship to us or that we have endorsed you or your Content for any purpose except as expressly permitted in writing by Hotiron Media;

(g) impersonate or misrepresent your affiliation with any person or entity;

(h) reverse engineer any licensed software, application, games or any other aspect of the Service or do anything that might discover source code, or bypass or circumvent measures employed to prevent or limit access to any area, content or code of the Service;

(i) send to or otherwise impact us or the Service (or anything or anyone else) with harmful, illegal, deceptive or disruptive code such as a virus, "spyware," "adware" or other code that could adversely impact the Service or any recipient; or

(j) take any action which might impose a significant burden (as determined by us) on the Service's infrastructure or computer systems, or otherwise interfere with the ordinary operation of the Service.

Termination or Cancellation

We may, at any time, without notice to you, terminate your access to the Service, and your Account, or block your access to the Service if:

(a) we believe in our sole discretion that you may have violated these Terms or have otherwise engaged in any activities that may harm or damage the reputation, rights, person, or property of Hotiron Media, our users, or any other person;

(b) requested by law enforcement or other government agencies; or

(c) your Account has extended periods of inactivity.

Notice of Termination

If applicable law requires us to provide notice of termination or cancellation, we may give prior or subsequent notice by posting it on the Website or by sending a communication to any address (email or otherwise) that we have for you in our records.

Indemnification

You agree to hold Hotiron Media, and their subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, employees, agents, attorneys, and suppliers, and each of their respective successors and assigns (collectively, the “Indemnified Persons”), harmless from, and indemnify them for, all damages, costs, expenses and other liabilities, including reasonable attorneys' fees and expenses, relating to any claim arising out of or related to: (i) your access to and use of the software, and other aspects of the Service and the Content; (ii) your violation of these Terms, and any applicable law or the rights of another person or party; (iii) any dispute you have with any user of the Service and any dispute you have related to any merchant or advertising found on or through the Service; (iv) Hotiron Media's resolution (if any) of any dispute you have with any user of the Service; (v) your improper authorization for Hotiron Media to collect, use or disclose any Content provided by you; and (vi) any disclosures made with your permission.

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES

HOTIRON MEDIA PROVIDES THE SERVICE "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE". TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, HOTIRON MEDIA MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE OPERATION OF THE SERVICE OR THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, OR CONTENT INCLUDED IN THE SERVICE. HOTIRON MEDIA MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES THAT THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, ERROR-FREE, VIRUS-FREE, SECURE, OR TIMELY. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, HOTIRON MEDIA EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT AND THOSE ARISING FROM A COURSE OF DEALING, TRADE, USAGE OR PERFORMANCE. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON IMPLIED WARRANTIES, AND THEREFORE SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. WE URGE YOU TO KEEP BACKUP COPIES OF YOUR PERSONAL CONTENT, IF ANY, THAT YOU MAINTAIN ON OR USE WITH THE SERVICE. IF YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE RESULTS IN THE NEED FOR SERVICING OR REPLACING PROPERTY, MATERIAL, EQUIPMENT OR DATA, WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY RESULTING COSTS OR DAMAGES.

EXCLUSION OF DAMAGES; LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, NONE OF THE INDEMNIFIED PERSONS ARE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY OTHER PERSON FOR INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, SPECIAL, STATUTORY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS, LOST REVENUE, LOSS OF DATA, LOSS OF PRIVACY, LOSS OF GOODWILL OR ANY OTHER LOSSES, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES AND EVEN IN THE EVENT OF FAULT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE) OR STRICT OR PRODUCT LIABILITY. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, IN NO EVENT WILL THE AGGREGATE LIABILITY TO YOU OF THE INDEMNIFIED PERSONS EXCEED, IN TOTAL, THE AMOUNTS PAID BY YOU TO US.