Terms And Conditions
Last Updated: March 1, 2010
Welcome to the Melody Street Website (the "Website"). The Website was created as a source of personal fun and entertainment.
In general, we want you to know that we have created this Website for your home use and fun. We have created all the information and games here for you to play with – but at the end of the day, don’t forget to put them back in place.
Also remember, that other kids will also be playing with the games and walking through the streets as well. You might see some the when you play with us. If anyone is not playing according to the rules, please let us know. We want this to be a safe place for you to play in.
Please also note that if you do write us or send us things, we might use it and show it to our other guests. So please only send us things that you agree in advance to allow us to share with everyone. Please ALWAYS check with your parents first before you send us anything.
The following is legal adult language which describes the above and some more rules that we have created for Melody Street. Please review with your parents and most importantly, we hope you enjoy!
CONTENT ON THE WEBSITE
Everything contained in this Website is either the copyrighted property of Melody Street or the copyrighted property of our licensors or licensees. All trademarks, slogans, service marks, trade names, and trade dress are proprietary to us and/or our licensors or licensees.
Melody Street® and other trademarks, slogans, service marks, trade names, and trade dress which appear on the Website are proprietary to Melody Street. Except as expressly set forth herein, no right, license, or interest to such trademarks are generated or granted hereunder. You shall not remove or alter any copyright notice, trademark or other proprietary or restrictive notice or legend affixed to any material provided by Melody Street.
YOUR CONTENT ON THE WEBSITE
In some areas of the Site, we allow our users to post, upload, email or otherwise transmit content via the Website ("User Content"). If you choose to do so, rest assured that such User Content remains yours, however be aware that by posting, uploading, emailing or otherwise transmitting the User Content, you are representing that you have all rights to distribute such User Content and agree to do so for lawful purposes only. You further understand that Melody Street claims no ownership or control over your User Content or that of others, and is not and shall not be responsible for, screening or monitoring such materials posted.
You shall be solely responsible for your User Content and expressly agree that your User Content will not be: (1) defamatory, libelous, abusive, or obscene, including, without limitation, include material which encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, federal, or international law; (2) infringe on the copyright or any other proprietary right of any third-party; (3) invade the privacy of any other person; (4) contain a virus, worm, trojan horse, time bomb, or any other harmful program or component; or (5) be otherwise inappropriate or unlawful. MELODY STREET DOES NOT REPRESENT, WARRANT OR GUARANTEE THE TRUTHFULNESS, ACCURACY, OR RELIABILITY OF ANY OF THE USER CONTENT TRANSMITTED.
You also agree that you will not (i) use the Website to spam others or create mass-emails, (ii) continue harmful behavior of you have been warned of such, and/or (iii) create a false identity or forged email address or header, or in any other way attempt to mislead others as to the identity of the sender or the origin of the message.
If you see any User Content on our Website that you feel breaches the above, please report it to us immediately we will remove it if we also agree that it should not be part of Melody Street. Accordingly, Melody Street reserves the right to remove User Content, which is abusive, illegal, disruptive, or that otherwise fails to conform to our standards. Melody Street reserve the right to edit or delete any User Content posted on our Website, regardless of whether such material violates these standards or not.
COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT POLICY
Melody Street is committed to protecting the rights of copyright rightholders and seeks to comply with all applicable laws and regulations regarding the protection of intellectual property. Unauthorized copying, distribution, modification, public display or public performance of copyrighted works is a copyright infringement, and Melody Street will undertake appropriate steps against copyright repeat offenders. Melody Street will process any notices of alleged copyright infringement and will take appropriate actions under the U.S. Digital Millennium Copyright Act (the "DMCA"). Upon receipt of notices complying with the DMCA, Melody Street will act expeditiously to remove or disable access to any material claimed to be infringing or claimed to be the subject of infringing activity and will act expeditiously to remove or disable access to any reference or link to material or activity that is claimed to be infringing. Notices of claimed infringement should be directed to the Designated Agent by mailing all required documentation to: Melody Street, Inc., 5619 W. 4th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90036, ATTN: COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT DESIGNATED AGENT or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the words “Attn Copyright Infringement Designated Agent” in the subject line.
YOU ACKNOWLEDGE, THAT TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, THE WEBSITE AND OTHER MATERIALS PROVIDED TO YOU UNDER THIS AGREEMENT ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS. MELODY STREET DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES RELATING TO THE WEBSITE, ITS CONTENT, USER CONTENT AND OTHER MATERIALS, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTY RIGHTS, MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT ANY CONTENT WILL BE ERROR-FREE, THAT ACCESS THERETO WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT WEBSITE OR THE SERVERS THAT MAKE OUR CONTENT AVAILABLE ARE OR WILL BE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.
As mentioned, the Website may contain the opinions and views of other users. Given the interactive nature of the Website, we cannot endorse, guarantee, or be responsible for the accuracy, efficacy, or veracity of any content generated by our users.
LIABILITIES AND INDEMNITIES
MELODY STREET WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, COMPENSATORY, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, SPECIAL OR SIMILAR DAMAGES, THAT MAY RESULT FROM THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE MATERIALS CONTAINED ON THIS WEBSITE WHETHER THE MATERIAL IS PROVIDED OR OTHERWISE SUPPLIED BY MELODY STREET OR ANY THIRD PARTY.
"Public Area" means an area within the Website that offers the opportunity for users to communicate and share their ideas, like a forum, message board or social community environment.
You acknowledge that the Public Areas and features offered through the Website are for public use and not private communications, and you have no expectation of privacy with regard to any communication you might make through one of these Public Areas. Please be aware that we cannot guarantee the security of any information you disclose in the Public Areas and any use of these is done at your own risk. As with the User Content, you are and shall remain solely responsible for any contributions you make in the Public Areas.
Melody Street has the right, but not the obligation, to screen, refuse to post, remove or edit your contributions to the Public Areas, at any time and for any or no reason at all, at our sole discretion. Therefore, we urge you to remain skeptical about any information you might find in the Public Areas provided by others, and want to clarify that your use of any information you might find in a Public Area is done at your own risk. If we choose to screen your contributions, there may be a delay in the posting of such content in a Public Areas to allow for a review process. If we have questions about your contributions, the copyright, we may contact you for further information.
WE MAY TERMINATE YOUR ACCESS TO THE WEBSITE OR CHANGE THE WEBSITE OR DELETE CONTENT OR FEATURES IN ANY WAY, AT ANY TIME AND FOR ANY REASON OR NO REASON WITHOUT LIABILITY, SUBJECT TO APPLICABLE LAW.