You agree that you will not use this site or any Lycos Network Products and Services to:
a. Upload, post, email, otherwise transmit, or post
links to any Content, or select any member or user name or email address, that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive,
harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, pornographic, libelous, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, hateful,
or racially, sexually, ethnically or otherwise objectionable.
b. Upload, post, email, otherwise transmit, or post links to any Content
that promotes illegal activity, including without limitation the provision of instructions for illegal activity.
c. Upload, post, email, otherwise transmit, or post links to any Content
that exploits the images of children under 18 years of age, or that discloses personally identifying information belonging
to children under 18 years of age.
d. Harm minors in any other way.
e. Make any sexual request on behalf of a minor or make any sexual request of a minor.
f. "Stalk" or otherwise harass another.
g. Collect or store personally identifying information about other users for commercial or unlawful
h. Impersonate any person or entity, including, but
not limited to, a Lycos Network official, employee, forum leader, guide or host, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent
your affiliation with a person or entity.
i. Employ misleading email addresses or falsify information
in the header, footer, return path, or any part of any communication, including emails, transmitted through the Products and
j. Upload, post, email, otherwise transmit, or post
links to any Content that you do not have a right to transmit under any law or regulation or under contractual or fiduciary
relationships (such as inside information, or proprietary and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment
relationships or under nondisclosure agreements).
k. Upload, post, email, or otherwise transmit, or post
links to any Content that facilitates hacking.
l. Upload, post, email, otherwise transmit, or post
links to any Content that infringes any patent, trademark, service mark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights
("Rights") of any party, or contributing to inducing or facilitating such infringement. This prohibition shall include, without
limitation, the following forms of software piracy:
i. Making available copyrighted software or other Content
that has had the copyright protection removed.
ii. Making available serial numbers for software that
can be used to illegally validate or register software.
iii. Making available tools that can be used for no purpose
other than for "cracking" software or other copyrighted Content.
iv. Making available any software files for which the
user does not own the copyright or have the legal right to make available.
m. Upload, post, email, otherwise transmit, or post links to any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional
materials, "junk mail," "spam," "chain letters," "pyramid schemes," or any other form of solicitation, except in those areas
that are designated for such purpose.
n. Upload, post, email, otherwise transmit, or post
links to any material that contains software viruses, worms, trojan horses, time bombs, trap doors or any other computer code,
files or programs or repetitive requests for information designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any
computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment or to diminish the quality of, interfere with the performance
of, or impair the functionality of the Products and Services or the Lycos Network.
o. Use automated means, including additional computers, software and scripts, to enhance play in Lycos
Network games and promotions.
p. Use automated means, including spiders, robots, crawlers,
or the like to download data from any Lycos Network database.
q. Conduct your own contests and promotions.
r. Upload, post, email, otherwise transmit, or post links to any Content
regarding any raffle, contest or game requiring a fee by participants.
s. Modify, publish, transmit, transfer or sell, reproduce,
create derivative works from, distribute, perform, link, display or in any way exploit any Content from any Lycos database,
including, without limitation, by incorporating data from any Lycos database into any e-mail or "white pages" products or
serviced, whether browser-based, based on proprietary client-site applications, web-based, or otherwise.
t. Sell, distribute, or make any commercial use of data obtained from any
Lycos database or make any other use of data from any Lycos database in a manner which could be expected to offend the person
for whom the data is relevant.
u. Create and maintain a Lycos Network web page (including,
but not limited to, an Angelfire or Tripod home page) that (i) redirects to another web page or (ii) stores or hosts content
for remote loading by other web pages. For example, you cannot create a Tripod home page, post pictures to the Tripod home
page, and have other web pages call the Tripod home page page to retrieve those pictures.
v. Create and maintain a Lycos Network web page that contains hyperlinks to content not permitted on
the Lycos Network.
w. Disrupt the normal flow of dialogue in a chat room,
cause a screen to "scroll" faster than other users of the Products and Services are able to type, or otherwise act in a manner
that negatively affects other users' ability to engage in real time exchanges.
x. Interfere with or disrupt the Products and Services or servers or networks connected to the Products
and Services, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the Products and Services.
y. Intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable local, state, national
or international law, including, but not limited to, regulations promulgated by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission,
any rules of any national or other securities exchange, including, without limitation, the New York Stock Exchange, the American
Stock Exchange or the NASDAQ, and any regulations having the force of law.
z. Use the Products or Services to sell, purchase, or offer to sell or purchase any registered or
aa. Upload, post, email, otherwise transmit, or post links to any material
that is false, misleading, or designed to manipulate any equity, security, or other market.
bb. Disobey any Lycos employee or representative or interfere with any action by any Lycos employee
or representative to redress any violation of these Terms and Conditions.
cc. Access the Products and Services after your account or access has been terminated by Lycos.
dd. Fail to complete any transaction after submitting an order to purchase any goods or services
from individual Merchants in Lycos Shop or from any seller in Lycos Auctions, subject to the individual Merchant's or seller's
terms and conditions governing such transactions.
ee. Submit any order to purchase goods or services from
individual Merchants in Lycos Shop or from any seller in Lycos Auctions where you do not intend to complete the transaction.
ff. Purchase any goods or services that you are prohibited from purchasing or possessing
by any law applicable to you in your jurisdiction. The responsibility for ensuring compliance with all such laws shall be
the user's alone. By submitting an order to purchase goods or services, you represent and warrant that you have the legal
right to purchase such goods or services.
gg. Use any software deployed in connection with the
Products and Services to process data as a service to other entities without the express written consent of Lycos or the party
from whom such software may be licensed.
hh. Decompile, disassemble, modify, translate, adapt,
reverse engineer, create derivative works from, or sublicense any software deployed in connection with the Products and Services.
ii. Engage in manipulative bidding through Lycos Auctions, such as by making bids
solely for the purpose of instigating other bidders to withdraw bids and then retracting your bid to bid at a lower price
or by using multiple accounts to drive up bidding on items you are offering for sale.
jj. Advertise, offer for sale, or sell any item you are prohibited from advertising or selling by any
applicable local, state, national, or international law, including regulations having the force of law.
kk. Upload, post, email, otherwise transmit, or post links to any material, or act in any manner,
that is offensive to the Lycos Network community or the spirit of these Terms and Conditions.
ll. Advertise, offer for sale, or sell any of the following items:
- Any firearms, explosives, or weapons.
- Any food that is not packaged or does not comply with
all laws governing the sale of food to consumers by commercial merchants.
- Any alcoholic beverages.
- Any tobacco products for human consumption, including, without limitation, cigarettes and
- Any items
that are indecent or obscene, that are hateful or racially, sexually, ethnically or otherwise objectionable, that contain
child pornography, that are otherwise pornographic in nature, or are harmful to minors.
- Any controlled substances or pharmaceuticals.
- Any items that are counterfeit or stolen.
- Any dangerous items.
- Any goods or services that do not, in fact, exist.
- Any registered or unregistered securities.
- Any items that violate or infringe the rights of other
- Any items
that you do not have the legal right to sell.
- Any items where paying Lycos any of the required transactional or listing fees would cause Lycos to violate
You acknowledge and agree
that the owners of this site and Lycos Network and its designees shall have the right (but not the obligation), in their sole
discretion, to refuse to publish, remove, or block access to any Content that is available via the Products and Services at
any time, for any reason, or for no reason at all, with or without notice. Without limitation the owners of this and Lycos
and its designees shall have the right (but not the obligation), in their sole discretion, to refuse to publish, remove, or
block access to any Content that violates the Terms and Conditions or is otherwise objectionable as determined by the owners
of this site and Lycos, in its sole discretion. The owners of this site and Lycos may also terminate access to, or membership
in, the Lycos Network, or any portion thereof, for violating these Terms and Conditions. You acknowledge and agree that you
must evaluate, and bear all risks associated with, the use of any Content, including any reliance on the accuracy, completeness,
or usefulness of such Content. In this regard, you acknowledge that you may not rely on any Content created by or obtained
through the use of the Lycos Network, including without limitation, information posted on message boards.
You expressly acknowledge and
agree that the owners of this site and Lycos Network may preserve Content and may also disclose Content if required to do
so by law or in the good faith belief that such preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to: (a) comply with legal
process; (b) enforce the Terms and Conditions; (c) respond to claims that any Content violates the rights of third-parties;
or (d) protect the rights, property, or personal safety of Lycos, its users and the public. You acknowledge and agree that
the technical processing and transmission of the Products and Services, including your Content, may involve (a) transmissions
over various networks; and (b) changes to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting networks or devices. You
further acknowledge and agree that other data collected and maintained by Lycos with regard to its users may be disclosed
The owners of this site and Lycos also may suspend or terminate any user account
for any Product or Service because of user inactivity. For example, a Lycos Mail account may be terminated or suspended if
a user fails to sign-in to the Lycos Mail Service for an extended period of time; please see the Lycos Mail Help section for
more information regarding Lycos Mail's policies concerning account termination. What is considered "user inactivity" varies
depending on the Product or Service. If one of your accounts is suspended or terminated for inactivity, your right to use
such Product or Service immediately ceases.
7. LICENSE TO USER CONTENT
With respect to any Content posted
by or in connection with the Products and Services, you grant the owners of this site and Lycos a world-wide, royalty free,
perpetual, license to use, copy, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, create compilations including, create derivative
works of, and distribute such Content to publish and promote such Content in connection with the particular Products and Services
and to publish and promote such Content elsewhere within the Lycos Network. Such license shall apply with respect to any form,
media, or technology now known or later developed.