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TERMS OF USE
US Asians requires that all the visitors to our site(s) on the Internet (the "Site") adhere to the following rules and regulations. (Note: the different sections are listed below) By faccessing the Site you indicate your acknowledgment and acceptance of these terms and conditions.

US Asians maintains this Site to provide you with information about Asian / Asian Pacific American information and to facilitate communication with all Internet visitors about the before-mentioned communities. From time to time we may revise these terms and conditions.

 
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ACCESS AND USE
Copyright in the images, text, screens, and web pages appearing at the Site is owned by
US Asians or others as indicated. You may copy information from the Site for your personal or educational use only, provided that each copy includes any copyright, trademark or service mark notice or attribution as they appear, on the pages copied. The information and materials may not otherwise be copied, displayed, distributed, downloaded, licensed, modified, published, reposted, reproduced, reused, sold, transmitted, used to create a derivative work or otherwise used for public or commercial purposes, except as provided in these terms and conditions without the express written permission of US Asians.

All of the information, products or services described on the Site might not be applicable in all geographic areas.

Unless otherwise prohibited by law, any communication or material you transmit to us via the Site or Internet electronic mail is on a non-confidential basis and US Asians may use such communication or material for any legal purpose whatsoever, including reproduction, publication, broadcast and posting.

We will use our best efforts to include accurate and up to date information on the Site, but we make no warranties or representations as to the accuracy of the information.

You agree that all access and use of the Site and its contents is at your own risk.

Modification, publication, transmission, participation in the transfer or sale of, reproduction, creation of derivative works from, distribution, performance, display, incorporation into another website, mirroring this site or in any other way exploiting any of the Content, in whole or in part, without permission of the author is prohibited.

By using the Site, you acknowledge that we specifically disclaim any liability (whether based in contract, tort, strict liability or otherwise) for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, or special damages arising out of or in any way connected with your access to or use of the Site, (even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages) including liability associated with any viruses which may infect a user's computer equipment.

COOKIES
A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user’s hard drive containing information about the user while you are viewing the Web site. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information while on our site.

These pieces of information allow the Web site to remember important information that will make your use of that site more useful. Once the user closes their browser, the cookie simply terminates.

For instance, by setting a cookie on our site, the user would not have to log in a password more than once, thereby saving time while on our site. If a user rejects the cookie, they may still use our site. Cookies can also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our site.

Some of our business partners use cookies on our site (for example, advertisers). However, we have no access to or control over these cookies.

Third party advertisements displayed on Internet site(s) operated by US Asians may also contain cookies. US Asians does not control these advertiser cookies and visitors to our web site should check the privacy policy of the advertiser to see whether and how it uses cookies.

You can program your computer to warn you each time a cookie is being sent or to refuse cookies completely. However, without cookies you may not have access to certain benefits from US Asians and/or advertisers found at the website.

LINKS
This web site contains links to other sites that US Asians has no control during your visit. As a result, please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. However, US Asians expects its partners, advertisers and third-party affiliates to respect the privacy of our users.

We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.

While on our site, our advertisers, promotional partners or other third parties may use cookies or other technology to attempt to identify some of your preferences or retrieve information about you. For example, some of our advertising is served by third parties and may include cookies that enable the advertiser to determine whether you have seen a particular advertisement before. Through features available on our site, third parties may use cookies or other technology to gather information. US Asians does not control the use of this technology or the resulting information and is not responsible for any actions or policies of such third parties.

Please be careful and responsible whenever you are online. Should you choose to voluntarily disclose Personally Identifiable Information on our site, such as in newsgroups, chat areas or in advertising or notices you post, that information can be viewed publicly and can be collected and used by third parties without our knowledge and may result in unsolicited messages from other individuals or third parties. Such activities are beyond the control of US Asians and this policy.

US Asians provide these links merely as a convenience to you, and the inclusion of any link does not imply any endorsement by the US Asians of the linked sites, their content or owners.

LINKS TO US ASIANS
If you are interested in creating hypertext links to
US Asians , please contact us at jql@earthlink.net before doing so. In establishing hypertext links, you must not represent in any, expressly or by implication, that you have received the endorsement, sponsorship or support of US Asians.

SURVEYS AND CONTESTS
From time-to-time our site requests information via surveys or contests. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely
voluntary and you may choose whether or not to participate and therefore disclose this information. Information requested may include contact information (such as name and shipping address), and demographic information (such as zip code, age level). Contact information will be used to notify the winners and award prizes. Survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving the use and satisfaction of this site.

ADVERTISERS
To help increase privacy protections for our visitors, we allow advertising on our site from only those companies that have their own privacy policy. Once you've clicked on an advertisement and have left our site, our
privacy policy no longer applies. You must read the privacy policy of the advertiser to see how your personal information will be handled on their site.

SECURITY: PROTECTING PII
US Asians uses reasonable administrative, technical, personnel and physical measures to safeguard PII in its possession against loss, theft and unauthorized use, disclosure or modification. In addition, US Asians uses reasonable methods to make sure that PII is accurate, up-to-date and appropriately complete.

TERMINATIONS, MODIFICATIONS, ETC.
US Asians may modify, suspend, discontinue or restrict the use of any portion of US Asians, including the availability of any portion of the Content at any time, without notice or liability. US Asians may deny access to any person or user at any time if you have breached this Agreement or any relevant law, rule or regulation, engagement in conduct deemed inappropriate/unacceptable or for any other reasons. In addition, US Asians may at any time transfer rights and obligations under this Agreement.

COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT
If you believe that any material contained in this Site infringes your copyright, you should notify
US Asians of your copyright infringement claim in accordance with the following procedure.

US Asians will process notices of alleged infringement which it receives and will take appropriate action as required by the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) and other applicable intellectual property laws. The DMCA requires that notifications of claimed copyright infringement should be sent to jql@earthlink.net.

To be effective, the notification must be in writing and contain the following information (DMCA, 17 U.S.C. §512(c)(3)):

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Physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;
2.
Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site;
3.
Identification of the material that is claimed 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 reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to locate the material;
4.
Information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to contact the complaining party, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail address at which the complaining party may be contacted;
5.
A statement that the complaining party has 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;
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A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.

PRODUCTS
With regard to services or products purchased or obtained by you through the Site from an affiliate sponsor, person or entity other than
US Asians , US Asians makes no warranty of merchantability, may contain errors or warranty of fitness for a particular purpose with regard to such services and products and US Asians specifically disclaims all other warranties with regard to such services or products.

While US Asians does its best to maintain the information, services and products it offers on its site, it cannot be held responsible for any errors, defects, lost profits, or other consequential damages arising from the use of this site.

GOVERNING LAW
This Agreement operates to the fullest extent permissible by law. If any provision of this Agreement is unlawful, void or unenforceable, that provision is deemed severable from this Agreement and does not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.

This Agreement is governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of California without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law.

Any claim related to the Site or this policy shall be brought in a federal or state court in Los Angeles California, within one year after the claim arises. You agree no such claim may be brought as a class action.

Users of US Asians consent to the jurisdiction and venue of such court as the most convenient and appropriate for the resolution of disputes concerning this policy. US Asians is controlled, operated and administered entirely within the United States. If you are located outside the United States, please note the information you provide to us will be transferred to the United States. You hereby consent to this transfer.

In the event case of any conflict between the terms of this policy and the terms of any electronic or machine readable privacy policy (for example, a P3P electronic privacy policy), the terms of this written policy shall control.

You agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the State of California for resolution of any dispute, action or proceeding arising in connection with this Agreement or your use or non-use of the Site, and you further irrevocably waive any right you may have to trial by jury in any such dispute, action or proceeding.

Warning: A violation of the listed guidelines may be referred to law enforcement authorities.

E-MAIL AND LETTERS
E-mails and letters sent to
US Asians may be published with the consent of the owner.

      TERMS OF SERVICE
Welcome to
US Asians. We have developed these Terms of Service to govern your use of US Asians. Your use of our site tells us you have read and agreed to these Terms of Service and to our Privacy Policy.

US Asians contains facts, views, opinions, statements and recommendations of third party individuals and organizations. US Asians does not represent or endorse the accuracy, currentness or reliability of any advice, opinion, statement or other information displayed, uploaded or distributed through US Asians. Any reliance upon any such opinion, advice, statement or information is at your sole risk.

If you do not agree with any of these terms listed, please exit US Asians.

PRIVACY STATEMENT
US Asians is strongly committed and place paramount importance to the protectiion the privacy of its readers. The intent of this privacy policy is to detail the information US Asians may gather about individuals who visit its site, how that information is used, and US Asians' disclosure practices.

The success of our website depends upon our ability to maintain the trust of our users.

We are committed to continuing to protect the privacy of our readers. If you have any additional questions, please contact us at jql@earthlink.net.

"AS IS" CONTENT AND LINKS
US Asians provies the information, services and products available on this site "as is," with no warranties whatsoever. All expressed warranties and all implied warranties, including warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infrongement of proprietary rights are hereby disclaimed to the fullest extent permitted by law.

In no event shall US Asians be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental consequential, special and examplary damages, or any damages, or any damages whatsoever, arising from the use or performance of this website or from any information, services, or products provided through this website, even if US Asians has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

If you are dissatisfied with this site, or any portion thereof, your exclusive remedy shall be to cease using the website.

DISCLAIMER
To the fullest extent permissable pursuant to applicable law,
US Asians disclaims all warranties express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantablity and fitness for a particular purpose, in relation to this site, its content, its use, the results of such use, links and linked sites.

Without limiting the forgoing, US Asians specifically disclaims any warranty (a) that the functionality will be uninterrupted or error-free, (b) that defects will be corrected, (c) that there are no viruses or other harmful components, (d) that the security methods imployed will be sufficient, or (e) regarding correctness, accurace or reliability.

You (and not US Asians ) assume the entire cost of all necessary servicing, repair or correction. Applicable law may not allow the exclusion of implied warranties so the above exclusion may not apply to you.

Under no circumstances shall US Asians be liable for any damages, including but not limited to any direct, indirect, special, incidental or consequential damges, even if US Asians or a US Asians authorized representative has been advised of the possibility of such damages. Applicable law may not allow the exclusion or limiation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above exclusion may not apply to you.

US Asians provides information and sites for the reader, but it is the reader who must decide what to do with that information or those sites. US Asians will not be responsible for the use or misuse of any information.

By using the information, services and products available through this site you are agreeing to the terms and conditions contained herein.

SITE USAGE INFORMATION
US Asians gathers "site usage" information from all visitors to the US Asians site. Such data is used in the aggregate, to help determine general usage patterns and fine tune our site in order to assure that our they are as useful and enjoyable as possible. This "site usage" and statistical information may be made public information at US Asians ' discretion.

Individual User Information: Individually identifiable information will not be released without that individual's prior consent. Readers who subscribe to US Asians are asked for contact information. This information will not be released or sold. From time to time, US Asians may wish to contact individual readers regarding community news or to make promotional offers.

US Asians reserves the right to access and disclose individually identifiable information to comply with applicable laws and lawful government requests, to operate its systems properly or to protect itself or its readers. Where practical, US Asians will attempt to obtain the prior consent of the individual prior to disclosing individually identifiable information. As mentioned above, US Asians reserve the right to share aggregated "site usage" information with third parties.

Please note that we will give out personal information as required by law (for example, to comply with a court order or subpoena).

PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFO ("PII")
Personally Identifiable Information is generally recognized as your name, e-mail address, street address and telephone number. Please note this policy applies only to information collected by US Asians and does not impact information collected or used by "Third Parties" through other means.

US Asians does not knowingly collect or solicit Personally Identifiable Information from or about children under 13 except as permitted by law. If we discover we have received any information from a child under 13 in violation of this policy, we will delete that information immediately.

INDEMNITY
You
agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless US Asians - together with their respective employees, agents, directors, officers and shareholders, from and against all the liabilities, claims, damages and expenses (including reasonable attorney's fees and costs) arising out of your use of this Site; your failure to use the Site; your breach or alleged breach of this Agreement or your breach or alleged breach of the copyright, trademark, proprietary or other rights of third parties.

PRIVACY POLICY UPDATES
US Asians 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 to reflect industry initiatives or changes in the law, our collection of information and use practices, the features of our web sites, or technology.

Your continued use of US Asians after the posting of any amended Terms of Service shall constitute your agreement to be bound by any such changes. Your use of this site prior to the time this Terms of Service was posted will be governed according to the Terms of Service that applied at the time of your use.

Therefore, you should review it periodically so that you are up to date on our most current policies and practices.

If you become aware of misuse of this Site by any person, please contact the Site Administrator with your concerns.

NEWSGROUPS & CHAT ROOMS
You are welcome to post, transmit or submit messages and other materials (which include uploading files, inputting data or any other materials or engaging in any form of communication in connection with this Site) (collectively Messages) to "Chat Rooms" and "
Newsgroup" in connection with, this Site (collectively Forums). However, US Asians accepts no responsibility whatsoever in connection with or arising from such Messages.

US Asians does not endorse and has no control over the content of Messages submitted by others to Newsgroup. Messages submitted to Newsgroup are not necessarily reviewed by US Asians prior to posting and do not necessarily reflect the opinions or policies of US Asians .

US Asians makes no warranties, express or implied, as to the content of the Messages in the Newsgroups or the accuracy and reliability of any Messages and other materials in the Newsgroups. Nonetheless, US Asians reserves the right to prevent you from submitting Materials to Forums and to edit, restrict or remove such Messages for any reason at any time.

You represent to US Asians that all Content you upload to the site's "Chat Rooms" or "Newsgroups" are solely owned by you or provided by you with the express authority of the owners, does not infringe upon any other individual's or organization's rights and is not defamatory, libelous, unlawful or otherwise objectionable. You agree to release US Asians from all legal liability that may arise from your content.

US Asians assumes no responsibility for actively monitoring Newsgroups for inappropriate Messages. If at any time US Asians chooses, in its sole discretion, to monitor the Newsgroups, US Asians nonetheless assumes no responsibility for the content of the Messages, no obligation to modify or remove any inappropriate Messages, and no responsibility for the conduct of the user submitting any Message. In submitting Messages to Newsgroups, you agree to strictly limit yourself to discussions about the subject matter for which the Newsgroup are intended.

You agree that US Asians accepts no liability whatsoever if it determines to prevent your Messages from being submitted or if it edits, restricts or removes your Messages. 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.

In addition, children under the age of 13 are not authorized to post messages or participate in Forums on US Asians .

You agree that you will not submit Messages to Newsgroups that:
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are unlawful, threatening, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, profane or indecent including any communication that constitutes (or encourages conduct that would constitute) a criminal offense, gives rise to civil liability or otherwise violates any local, state, national or international law;
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violate the copyright, trademark or other intellectual property rights of any other person. By submitting Messages to Forums, you represent to US Asians that you are the rightful owner of such material or that you have first obtained permission to submit the material from the rightful owner;
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improperly assume or claim the identity, characteristics or qualifications of another person;
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are for purposes of spamming;
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contain any virus or other harmful component;
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are libelous, or an invasion of privacy or publicity rights or any other third party rights; or
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are for commercial purposes or contain advertising or are intended to solicit a person to buy or sell services or to make donations.

You agree that any Message whatsoever submitted by you becomes the property of US Asians and may be used, copied, sublicensed, adapted, transmitted, distributed, publicly performed and published, displayed or deleted as US Asians sees fit.

By submitting Content to any "Public Area" (e.g. Newsgroup, etc.) you automatically grant to US Asians a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display such Content (in whole or part) worldwide and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media, or technology now known or later developed for the full term of any Rights that may exist in such Content. You understand that your uploads and transmissions may be intercepted and used, and that all the risk associated therewith is solely yours.

To protect your safety, please use your best judgment when using these forums. We particularly discourage divulging personal phone numbers and addresses or other information that can be used to identify or locate you.

If you make such disclosures either through postings on the bulletin boards, chat rooms, in classified advertising you place or in other interactive areas, or to third parties in any communication, you do so fully understanding the consequences of such disclosures and with a knowing consent that such information could be used to identify you.

US Asians reserves the right to delete, move or edit any communications (membership) at any time, for any reason or in its discretion, but has no obligation to review or remove any such content.

You agree to release US Asians , its parents and affiliates together with their respective employees, agents, officers, directors and shareholders, from any and all liability and obligations whatsoever in connection with or arising from your use of Newsgroups. If at any time you are not happy with the Newsgroups or object to any material within Newsgroups, your sole remedy is to cease using them.

ACCESS & CONTROL OVER INFORMATION
You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time. You can do the following at any time by contacting us at jql@earthlink.net.

We take precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline.

 

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