- Transparency In Supply Chain
- COPPA Information
- iPhone EULA
- Product Reviews: FTC Disclaimer
- Forum Rules
- Social Media Policy Disclaimer
- Contacting Us
- EU Conditions Of Use
2 Use Of Content
All information, materials, functions and other content (including Submissions, as defined in Section 3, entitled "SUBMISSIONS") ("Content") contained on Sites are our copyrighted property or the copyrighted property of our licensors or licensees. All trademarks, service marks, trade names, and trade dress are proprietary to us and/or our licensors or licensees. We may change the Sites or delete Content or features at any time, in any way, for any or no reason.
Except as we specifically agree in writing, no Content from any Site may be used, reproduced, transmitted, distributed or otherwise exploited in any way other than as part of the Site, except that where a Site is configured to enable the download of particular Content, you may download one copy of such Content to a single computer for your personal, noncommercial home use only, provided that you (a) keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices, (b) make no modifications to the Content, and (c) do not use the Content in a manner that suggests an association with any of our products, services or brands. Any business use, "re-mailing" or high-volume or automated use of any Site is prohibited.
In the event that we offer downloads of software on a Site and you download such software, the software, including any files, images incorporated in or generated by the software, and data accompanying the software (collectively, the "Software") are licensed to you by us or third-party licensors for your personal, noncommercial home use only. We do not transfer title to the Software to you. You may not distribute or otherwise exploit the Software or decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble or otherwise reduce the Software to a human-readable form.
There are two types of Submissions: Solicited Submissions and Unsolicited Submissions. "Solicited Submissions" means those Submissions (a) that we expressly request or enable you to provide to us via any feature or activity on a Site for our review or display and possible specifically-defined consideration or compensation (collectively, "Consideration") (such as prizes or other value in games, sweepstakes, contests and promotions); and (b) that you Distribute on or through any Site for which you do not seek Consideration (such as in our Forums (as defined below in Section 6, entitled "FORUMS AND COMMUNICATION")). "Unsolicited Submissions" are any and all Submissions that do not fall within subparagraphs (a) or (b) of this paragraph.
Our long-standing company policy does not allow us to accept or consider Unsolicited Submissions so please do not Distribute Unsolicited Submissions on or through any Sites. We want to avoid the possibility of future misunderstandings when projects developed by us or under our direction might seem to others to be similar to their own creative work. We therefore ask that you not Distribute any Unsolicited Submission. In any event, you agree that any Submissions you make is not being made in confidence or trust and that no confidential or fiduciary relationship is intended or created between you and us in any way, and that you have no expectation of any review, compensation or consideration of any type (other than any stated Consideration).
4 Licenses And Representations
You hereby grant us and our licensees, distributors, agents, representatives and other authorized users, a perpetual, non-exclusive, irrevocable, fully-paid, royalty-free, sub-licensable and transferable (in whole or part) worldwide license under all copyrights, trademarks, patents, trade secrets, privacy and publicity rights and other intellectual property rights you own or control to use, reproduce, transmit, display, exhibit, distribute, index, comment on, modify (including removing lyrics and music from any Submission or substituting the lyrics and music in any Submission with music and lyrics selected by us), create derivative works based upon, perform and otherwise exploit such Submissions, in whole or in part, in all media formats and channels now known or hereafter devised (including on our Sites and third party web sites) for any and all purposes including entertainment, news, advertising, promotional, marketing, publicity, trade or commercial purposes, all without further notice to you, with or without attribution, and without the requirement of any permission from or payment to you or to any other person or entity (the "Submissions License").
To the extent that any Submissions you Distribute on or through the Sites contain original songs or recordings, you hereby represent that you are a member of ASCAP, BMI, SESAC or any other applicable performing rights society and that all musical compositions (including lyrics) and sound recordings contained in such Submissions are available for licensing to us (and our licensees, distributors, agents, representatives and other authorized users) directly from such societies. Notwithstanding the foregoing, regardless of whether you are a member of any performing rights society, you grant the Submissions License with respect to each and every musical composition (including lyrics) and sound recordings contained in such Submissions.
To the extent that we solicit Submissions through features or activities on or through Sites (including games, sweepstakes, contests, promotions and Public Forums (defined below in Section 6, labeled "PUBLIC FORUMS AND COMMUNICATION")) that require the use of our copyrighted works (in whole or in part), we hereby grant you a non-exclusive license to create a derivative work using our copyrighted works (in whole or in part) as required (but only as required, and only for the purpose of creating your Submissions); provided however, that such license shall be conditioned upon your assignment of all rights in the work you create to us. If such rights are not assigned to us, your license to create derivative works using our copyrighted works (in whole or in part) shall be null and void. You agree to the foregoing grant of rights, consents, agreements and assignments whether or not your Submissions are used by us.
To the extent any "moral rights," "ancillary rights," or similar rights in or to the Submissions exist and are not exclusively owned by us, you agree not to enforce any such rights as to us or our licensees, distributors, agents, representatives and other authorized users, and you shall procure the same agreement not to enforce from any others who may possess such rights.
Without limiting the scope of the Submissions License or any future grant of rights, consents, agreements, assignments, and waivers you may make with respect to Submissions, you hereby ratify any prior grant of rights, consents, agreements, assignments and waivers made by you with respect to Submissions submitted by you to us.
Some services on the Sites permit or require you to create an account to participate or to secure additional benefits. You agree to provide, maintain and update true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by our registration processes (the "Registration Data"). You shall not impersonate any person or entity or misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person or entity, including using another person's username, password or other account information, or another person's name, likeness, voice, image or photograph. You also agree to promptly notify us at firstname.lastname@example.org of any unauthorized use of your username, password, other account information, or any other breach of security that you become aware of involving or relating to any Site.
6 Public Forums And Communication
"Forum" means an area, site or feature offered as part of any Site that offers the opportunity for users to Distribute Submissions for viewing by one or more Site users, including a chat area, message board, instant messaging, mobile messaging, social community environment, profile page, conversation page, blog, e-mail function (including electronic greeting cards and send-a-friend e-mails).
You acknowledge that Forums and features offered therein are for public and not private communications, and you have no expectation of privacy with regard to any Submission to a public Forum. We cannot guarantee the security of any information you disclose through any of these media; you make such disclosures at your own risk.
You are and shall remain solely responsible for the Submissions you Distribute on or through any Site under your username or otherwise by you in any Forum and for the consequences of submitting and posting same. We have no duty to monitor any Forum.
Also, you should be skeptical about information provided by others, and you acknowledge that the use of any Submission posted in any Forum is at your own risk. For example, we are not responsible for, and we do not endorse, the opinions, advice or recommendations posted or sent by users in any Forum and we specifically disclaim any and all liability in connection therewith.
We owe you no obligation, and therefore may refuse to post, deliver, remove, modify or otherwise use or take any action with respect to Submissions you Distribute.
7 Rules Of Conduct
The following Rules of Conduct apply to the Sites. By using the Sites, you agree that you will not Distribute any Submission that: (a) is defamatory, abusive, harassing, threatening, or an invasion of a right of privacy of another person; (b) is bigoted, hateful, or racially or otherwise offensive; (c) is violent, vulgar, obscene, pornographic or otherwise sexually explicit; or (d) otherwise harms or can reasonably be expected to harm any person or entity; (e) is illegal or encourages or advocates illegal activity or the discussion of illegal activities with the intent to commit them, including a Submission that is, or represents an attempt to engage in, child pornography, stalking, sexual assault, suicide, fraud, trafficking in obscene or stolen material, drug dealing and/or drug abuse, harassment, theft, or conspiracy to commit any criminal activity; (f) infringes or violates any right of a third party including: (1) copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret or other proprietary or contractual rights; (2) right of privacy (specifically, you must not distribute another person's personal information of any kind without their express permission) or publicity; or (3) any confidentiality obligation; (g) is commercial, business-related or advertises or offers to sell any products, services or otherwise (whether or not for profit), or solicits others (including solicitations for contributions or donations); (h) contains a virus or other harmful component, or otherwise tampers with, impairs or damages the Sites or any connected network, or otherwise interferes with any person or entity's use or enjoyment of the Sites; (i) does not generally pertain to the designated topic or theme of the relevant Forum to which it is submitted; (j) violates any specific restrictions applicable to a Forum, including its age restrictions and procedures; or (k) is antisocial, disruptive, or destructive, including "flaming," "spamming," "flooding," "trolling," and "griefing" as those terms are commonly understood and used on the Internet.
8 Cooperation; Removal Of Submissions
9 Content Accessible Via Links From Sites And Search
Nor can we be held responsible for the accuracy, relevance, legality or decency of material contained on sites retrieved in searches and/or listed in search results or identified on search results pages.
THE CONTENT ON OR OTHERWISE RELATED IN ANY WAY TO OUR SITES OR ANY THIRD PARTY SITES OR SERVICES LINKED TO FROM ANY SITE IS PROVIDED "AS IS" AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, WE DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, AVAILABILITY, SECURITY, COMPATABILITY AND NONINFRINGEMENT. WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT ANY CONTENT WILL BE ERROR-FREE, THAT ACCESS THERETO WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT ANY SITE OR THE SERVERS THAT MAKE SUCH CONTENT AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. MOREOVER, YOU ASSUME THE ENTIRE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING, REPAIR OR CORRECTION. WE DO NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF ANY CONTENT. YOU HEREBY IRREVOCABLY WAIVE ANY CLAIM AGAINST US WITH RESPECT TO CONTENT AND ANY CONTENT YOU PROVIDE TO THIRD PARTY SITES (INCLUDING CREDIT CARD AND OTHER PERSONAL INFORMATION).
Furthermore, the Content is not intended to be a substitute for the services of trained professionals in any field, including, but not limited to, medical matters. Always seek the advice of your physician with any questions you may have regarding your physical or mental health and wellness. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately. We make no representations or warranties concerning any treatment, action, application or usage of dietary supplements, medication, preparation or other product or service by any person following the information offered or provided within or through the Sites. Reliance on any information appearing on a Site is strictly at your own risk. Neither we, our affiliates nor any of the officers, directors, owners, employees, agents, representatives and assigns of each will be liable for any direct, indirect, consequential, special, exemplary or other losses or damages that may result including, but not limited to, economic loss, injury, illness or death.
Sites may contain the opinions and views of other users. Given the interactive nature of these sites, we cannot endorse, guarantee, or be responsible for the accuracy, efficacy, or veracity of any content generated by our users.
Site content is intended for educational and entertainment purposes only. Such content is not intended to, and does not, constitute legal, professional, medical or healthcare advice or diagnosis, and may not be used for such purposes. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical or wellness condition. You should not act or refrain from acting on the basis of any content included in, or accessible through, the Sites without seeking the appropriate medical or other professional advice on the particular facts and circumstances at issue from a doctor or other trained health care professional licensed in the recipient's state, country or other appropriate licensing jurisdiction.
Not all testimonials contained in or made available through the Sites have been prepared by us (including, but not limited to, information contained on message boards, in forums, text files, chats, etc.). As a result, we have not checked to determine whether or not a specific endorser's experience is what an average or typical consumer may expect to achieve. Not all consumers may achieve the same results.
12 Parental Permission
The sites are not directed to children under the age of 13, and we will not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 13. Without parental permission, we collect only such limited information from children 12 and under necessary to allow us to obtain parental permission. For example, we may also ask a child to provide an email address of a parent so we can notify the parent and seek consent. We will not collect more detailed information from a child 12 and younger, such as a postal address or a telephone number, without the consent of a parent or guardian. You agree to abide by any such restrictions, and not to help anyone avoid such restrictions. WE STRONGLY RECOMMEND THAT PARENTS PARTICIPATE IN THEIR CHILDREN'S EXPLORATION OF THE INTERNET AND ANY ONLINE SERVICES AND USE THEIR BROWSER'S PARENTAL CONTROLS TO LIMIT THE AREAS OF THE INTERNET TO WHICH THEIR CHILDREN HAVE ACCESS.
15 Limitation Of Liability
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE, SHALL WE, OUR LICENSORS OR LICENSEES, OR ANY OF THE FOREGOING ENTITIES' RESPECTIVE RESELLERS, DISTRIBUTORS, SERVICE PROVIDERS OR SUPPLIERS, BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY OTHER PERSON OR ENTITY FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES INCLUDING LOST PROFITS, PERSONAL INJURY (INCLUDING DEATH) AND PROPERTY DAMAGE OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER, THAT RESULT FROM (A) THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, ANY SITE OR CONTENT, OR (B) THE CONDUCT OR ACTIONS, WHETHER ONLINE OR OFFLINE, OF ANY USER OF A SITE OR ANY OTHER PERSON OR ENTITY, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. IN NO EVENT SHALL OUR TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES AND CAUSES OF ACTION WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE) OR OTHERWISE EXCEED THE AMOUNT PAID BY YOU, IF ANY, OR $100 (WHICHEVER IS LESS) FOR ACCESSING OR PARTICIPATING IN ANY ACTIVITY RELATED TO ANY SITE. MOREOVER, UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL WE, OUR LICENSORS OR LICENSEES, OR ANY OF THE FOREGOING ENTITIES' RESPECTIVE RESELLERS, DISTRIBUTORS, SERVICE PROVIDERS OR SUPPLIERS, BE HELD LIABLE FOR ANY DELAY OR FAILURE IN PERFORMANCE RESULTING DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY FROM AN ACT OF FORCE MAJEURE OR CAUSES BEYOND OUR OR THEIR REASONABLE CONTROL.
WE MAY TERMINATE YOUR FURTHER ACCESS TO SITES OR CHANGE THE SITES OR DELETE CONTENT OR FEATURES IN ANY WAY, AT ANY TIME AND FOR ANY REASON OR NO REASON.
16 Dispute Resolution
17 Jurisdictional Issues
We control and operate the Site from our offices in the United States of America. We do not represent that Site content is appropriate or available for use in other locations. Persons who chose to access the Site from other locations do so on their own initiative, and are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable.
18 Transparency in Supply Chain Disclosure
The state of California requires the following disclosure statement as of January 1, 2012, pursuant to the "Transparency in Supply Chain Act of 2010".
Most nutritional supplements sold by Bodybuilding.com are manufactured in the U.S., in accordance with applicable U.S. labor laws. Some ingredients are sourced from foreign countries but U.S. manufacturers are required (per Good Manufacturing Practices outlined at 21 C.F.R. 111.260) to test ingredients for purity prior to use in nutritional supplements.
Bodybuilding.com is committed to conducting business in compliance with applicable law. We exhibit and promote the highest standards of honest and ethical conduct in our dealings. Our employees are expected to conduct themselves with honesty and integrity, and we recognize the important role manufacturers, ingredient suppliers and business partners play in helping us fulfill our commitment to ethical and responsible retailing.
Bodybuilding.com is a retailer not a manufacturer, but Bodybuilding.com is not aware of any unethical or illegal labor practices in connection with any ingredient sourced outside the U.S. We do not audit and assess each product manufacturer's sourcing practice. We are aware of the importance of ethical sourcing, and if we identify a product manufacturer who does not meet our expectations (including avoiding ingredients manufactured with trafficked labor), we will work with them to take corrective action or discontinue selling products manufactured by them.
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20 Waiver; Time Within Which Claims Must Be Brought
21 Claims Of Copyright Infringement
We have adopted and implemented a policy that provides for the termination, in appropriate circumstances as determined by us in our sole discretion, of users who are infringers of copyright.
Pursuant to Title 17, United States Code, Section 512(c)(2), notifications of claimed copyright infringement must be sent to our Designated Agent.
Notification must be submitted to the following Designated Agent: Bill Carter.
Full Address of Designated Agent to Which Notification Should be Sent: 5777 N. Meeker Ave., Boise, ID 83713, USA, (208) 377-3326, email@example.com
To be effective, the notification must be in writing and include each of the following: (a) a physical or electronic signature of person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed; (b) 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; (c) 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 us to locate the material; (d) information reasonably sufficient to permit us 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; (e) 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; and (f) 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.
We may give you notice that we have removed or disabled access to certain material by means of a general notice on any Site, electronic mail to a user's e-mail address in our records, or by written communication sent by first-class mail to your physical address in our records. If you receive such a notice, you may provide counter-notification in writing to the designated agent that includes the information below. To be effective, the counter-notification must be a written communication that includes the following: (aa) your physical or electronic signature; (bb) identification of the material that has 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; (cc) a statement from you under the penalty of perjury, that you have a good faith belief that the material was removed or disabled as a result of a mistake or misidentification of the material to be removed or disabled; and (dd) your name, physical address and telephone number, and a statement that you consent to the jurisdiction of a Federal District Court for the judicial district in which your physical address is located, or if your physical address is outside of the United States, for any judicial district in which may be found, and that you will accept service of process from the person who provided notification of allegedly infringing material or an agent of such person.
It is our policy to terminate relationships regarding content with third parties who repeatedly infringe the copyrights of others.
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We are committed to protecting the privacy and security of the users of our Sites.
Personal Identification Information
We may request personal identification information from you (such as your name, street address, telephone number, credit card number, e-mail address, and/or any other identifier that permits the physical or online contacting of you) in connection with your use of, or participation in, membership registration for Bodybuilding.com, our contests, sweepstakes, promotions, games, surveys, forums, subscription registrations, content submissions, chats, bulletin boards, discussion groups, requests for suggestions, visitors' requests for free products or services, or additional information (including via e-mail to us), and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on any of our Sites. In all of these cases, we will collect personal identification information from you only if you voluntarily submit such information to us. Except as otherwise provided in this policy, we reasonably endeavor to ensure that we never intentionally disclose any personal identification information about you as an individual user to any third party without having received your permission (through opt-in or similar procedures) except as provided for herein or otherwise as permitted or required under law. Further, we may contact you based on the information you provide online whether in connection with your registration or in such places as the above described forums.
If you do provide us with personal information for any of these activities, we may use it to conduct the activity. We may also use cookie technology and Web beacons (discussed in detail below) to improve your experience of these activities, including to remember your preferences, customize the content and advertisements that you see or authenticate your access to your personal information. In addition, in the event that your personally identifiable information is requested as part of our surveys, polls or promotions, such personally identifiable information may be added to your registration information.
We have the following exceptions to these policies: We will release specific information about you or your account to comply with any valid legal inquiry or process such as a search warrant, subpoena, statute or court order. We will also release specific information in special cases, such as if there is an attempted breach of the security of the Sites, or a physical or property threat to you or others. We may also transfer user information, including personally identifiable information, in connection with a corporate merger, consolidation, the sale of related assets or corporate division, or other fundamental corporate change. We may provide access to your personally identifiable information to our contractors who are performing services for us in connection with our Sites or the services that you have requested.
In addition, on occasion, we may collect personal identification information from you in connection with optional contests, special offers or promotions. We will share such information with necessary third parties for the purpose of carrying out the contest, special offer or promotion. Your participation in the contest, special offer or promotion constitutes your consent to such disclosure and use of such information.
Further, the information you enter when making a purchase or an online donation will be shared with payment processors, financial gateways, and your credit card company to authorize credit card payments. Such information may also be shared with necessary third parties solely for the purpose or carrying out the transactions.
Please note that if you give out personal information online - for example, on one of our public forums such as a message board or chat room, folder or chat IM feature - that information can be collected and used by third parties. Although we strive to protect our users' privacy, we cannot guarantee the security of information you post in these forums and have no control over how such third parties may use your information. You disclose such information at your own risk.
You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your information and password. You shall be responsible for all uses of your registration, whether or not authorized by you. You agree to immediately notify us of any unauthorized use of your registration or password.
Non-Personal Identification Information
We collect non-personal identification information through the use of, without limitation, the following types of methodology:
"Cookie" technology: A "cookie" is an element of data that a website can send to your browser, which may then store it on your system.
"IP address tracking": An "IP address" is a number that is assigned to your computer when you are on the Internet. When you request pages from our Sites, our servers log your IP address.
"Web beacons": A "Web beacon," or "clear gif," is a small graphic image on a webpage or web-based document that a website can use to determine information about a user.
Non-personal identification information might include the browser you use, the type of computer, technical information about your means of connection to our Sites such as the operating systems and the Internet service providers utilized, and other similar information. Our systems may also automatically gather information about the areas you visit and search terms you utilize on our Sites and about the links you may select from within our Sites to other areas of the World Wide Web or elsewhere online.
We use such information for our business purposes, and, in particular, to administer the Sites, better manage advertising on the Sites, and, in the aggregate, to understand how our users as a group use the services, features and other resources provided on our Sites. This way we know which areas of our Sites are favorites of our users, which areas need improvement, and what technologies are being used so that we may continually improve our Sites.
We may share this aggregate statistical information with our partners, suppliers and other third parties, but we will not share any individual names, personal navigational or other personal information. For example, we may use a third-party advertising company to serve ads when you visit our Sites. We may share demographic and preference information with this company to allow them to display appropriate advertisements for you.
We use a proprietary advertising server to display ads on our Sites. In addition, advertisers may elect to use third-party advertising companies to serve ads onto our Sites. Some of our advertisers may display ads on our Sites that may use cookie technology or Web beacons to (i) identify non-personal information about our users (such as connection speed, browser and country of origin) and (ii) track user behavior within our Sites. Advertisers generally use such information to customize the display of ads within our Sites. We will not permit such advertisers to collect any personal information from our users within our Sites, however, you may choose to voluntarily provide the advertisers with your personal information. We do not have access to these cookies or any information that they may contain.
Further, from time-to-time we contract with a third party web analytics provider to help manage and optimize our Sites. We use this service to help us measure the effectiveness of our advertising and how visitors use our Sites. To do this, we use Web beacons and cookie technology on the Sites. The type of information we collect includes such information as the number of hits a webpage receives, type of browser used, and number of times a visitor makes a purchase from a particular promotion. By supplementing our records, this information helps us learn things like what pages are most attractive to our visitors, which products and services most interest our users, and what kinds of offers our users like to see. Although this third-party provider logs the information coming from our Sites on our behalf, we control how that data may and may not be used.
Special Rules Relating To Children
The Children's Online Privacy Protection Act ("COPPA") requires that we inform parents and legal guardians about how we collect, use, and disclose personal information from children under 13 years of age. Our Sites are not directed at children under 13 years of age but, we recognize that with proper adult supervision some parents might permit their children to visit our Sites and use our online services. COPPA requires that we obtain the consent of parents and guardians in order for children under 13 years of age to use certain features of our Sites.
When your child attempts to register and/or provide personal information to Bodybuilding.com, we require a parent or legal guardian to:
- Register their child by completing the Permission to Participate Form and returning it, by facsimile or postal mail, to us as set forth on the form;
Once parental notice and consent has been verified, the information we collect will be treated the same as information collected from any other user. Without verified parental notice and consent, we will not knowingly collect personal information relating to children under 13 years of age, and if we learn that we have inadvertently collected such information, we will promptly delete it.
How Parents Can Access Their Children's Personal Information
In compliance with COPPA, a parent or legal guardian may request from us to review, delete or stop the collection of personally identifiable information relating to their child or any child in their legal custody who is under 13 years of age. You may do so by following the instructions below regarding Access to/Correction of Information. If you request that no further information about your child be collected or used, we will be required to terminate your child's ability to use any part of the service or feature that requires a user to "sign in."
To learn more about COPPA, please visit this page:
Links To Other Sites
Users will find advertising or other content on our Sites that link to the sites and services of our partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors and other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on those sites. In addition, those sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. Those sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies, or no policy (policies) at all. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of any third party sites or services before providing any of them with your personal information.
Protecting your privacy and your information is a top priority. We have taken reasonable measures to secure both your information and our physical premises. We exercise reasonable care in providing safe transmission of your information from your PC to our servers (unless sent by a means outside of our control, such as e-mail). However, we cannot guaranty that our measures will completely bar unauthorized access to your information, and by using the Sites you assume this risk.
Access To/Correction Of Information
If you would like to review any personal information we have retained about you in our database, please send us an e-mail request for this information at firstname.lastname@example.org. To help us address your request, please specify which information you wish to review. Once you have reviewed this information, at your request we will correct personal information about you that you state is erroneous. To request such a correction, please send an e-mail to email@example.com. You should be aware, however, that it is not always possible to completely remove or modify information in our databases and servers although we will always make reasonable efforts to do so upon your request. Please also understand that due to the volume of traffic on the Sites and correspondence received, we cannot make any representations about the timeliness of the making of such modifications. In addition, we are unable to modify your information in the records of any third party who has been provided with your information in accordance with this policy.
Customers making purchases at the Bodybuilding.com Store with a Ship To Address in the states of Florida, Idaho, and Pennsylvania will not have the current rate of sales tax added to their shopping cart but Bodybuilding.com will remit the current rate of sales tax to the appropriate State Sales Tax Authority for each such qualifying sale.
Consent To Transfer
The Sites are operated in the United States. If you are located in the European Union or elsewhere outside of the United States, please be aware that any information you provide to us will be transferred to the United States. By using our Website, participating in any of our services and/or providing us with your information, you consent to this transfer.
Your Acceptance Of These Terms
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1 The Application
The Application is owned by and is being licensed to You by Bodybuilding.com, LLC and its affiliates (the "Company"). The Company may elect, in its sole discretion, to change, edit, or discontinue the Application at any time, without notice.
By entering into this Agreement with Company, You agree that this is a license and not a sale of the Application. You agree that the Application, including but not limited to graphics, audio clips, and editorial content, contains proprietary information and materials owned by Company or other third parties and protected by applicable intellectual property and other laws, including but not limited to trade secrets, copyright and patents, and that You will not use such proprietary information or materials in any way whatsoever except for use of the Application in compliance with the terms of this Agreement. Your rights to use the Application are limited to the terms specified in this Agreement, and nothing herein shall reduce or modify the Company's ownership of the Application. The Company retains and reserves all rights not expressly granted to You herein.
Subject to Your acceptance and ongoing compliance with the terms of this Agreement, the Company grants You a personal, non-exclusive, non-transferable, and limited license to install and use the Application on a single authorized computing device located on your iPhone or iPod touch that You that own or control in the United States and its territories or any other country to which this Application is offered by the Company for use, provided that all uses must be for personal and entertainment purposes only, subject to the Usage Rules in Apple's App Store Terms of Service (which are located at http://www.apple.com/legal/itunes/us/terms.html#SERVICE). Nothing in this Agreement grants You any rights to any related documentation, support, upgrades, maintenance or other enhancements to the Application, and neither Company nor Apple Inc. have any obligation to furnish any such services regarding this Application.
You may not make copies of the Application, modify or create derivative works of the Application, decompile or reverse engineer the Application or otherwise attempt to create the source code from the Application, or in any way attempt to, or encourage or assist any other person to, circumvent or modify any security technology or software that is part of the Application. You agree to comply with all local, state, federal, and national laws, statutes, ordinances, and regulations that apply to Your use of the Application. No portion of the Application may be reproduced in any form or by any means. You agree not to modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, sublicense or distribute Application, in any manner, and You shall not exploit the Application in any unauthorized way whatsoever, including but not limited to, by trespass or burdening network capacity. You may not release the results of any performance or functional evaluation of any Application to any third party without prior written approval of Company for each such release. You shall not use or otherwise export or re-export the Application, except as authorized by United States law and the laws of the jurisdiction in which the Application was obtained.
The Company reserves the right, at any time and from time to time, to update, revise, supplement, and otherwise modify the Application or this Agreement, and to impose new or additional rules, policies, terms, or conditions on Your use of the Application. Unless expressly stated to the contrary, such updates, revisions, supplements, modifications, and additional rules, policies, terms, and conditions (collectively referred to in this Agreement as "Additional Terms") will be effective immediately and incorporated into this Agreement. Your continued use of the Application following the Company's adoption and posting of any Additional Terms will be deemed to constitute Your acceptance of any and all such Additional Terms. All Additional Terms are hereby incorporated into this Agreement by this reference. The most recent terms this Agreement for the Application are always available for viewing at http://www.bodybuilding.com/fun/disclaim.htm and such posted terms will show the last date such terms were updated.
You must provide, at Your own expense, the hardware, computer, equipment, internet access, or wireless connection to access and use this Application.
The Application may offer features that allow You to, among other things, submit, store, manipulate and distribute content selected or produced by You ("Individual Content"). You represent, warrant, and agree that such Individual Content and any use by You of features that allow for the transmission, posting or sharing of Individual Content shall be Your sole responsibility, shall not infringe or violate the intellectual property or other rights of any other party or violate any laws, contribute to or encourage infringing or otherwise unlawful conduct, or otherwise be obscene, offensive, defamatory, objectionable, or in poor taste, and that You have obtained all necessary rights, licenses, permissions, or clearances necessary to engage in such activities. YOU SPECIFICALLY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THE COMPANY SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIVIDUAL CONTENT, INFRINGING CONTENT, OR ANY OBSCENE, OFFENSIVE, DEFAMATORY, SLANDEROUS, OBJECTIONABLE, UNLAWFUL, OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT ARISING OUT OR RELATED TO YOUR USE OF THE APPLICATION, AND THAT THE RISK OF HARM OR DAMAGE FROM THE FOREGOING RESTS ENTIRELY WITH YOU.
YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT THE COMPANY IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY CONTACT OR INTERACTION BETWEEN YOU AND ANY OTHER USE OF THE APPLICATION AND THAT YOU BEAR THE SOLE RISK OF TRANSMITTING THROUGH THE APPLICATION ANY CONTENT, INCLUDING INFORMATION WHICH IDENTIFIES YOU OR YOUR LOCATION. ANY SUBMISSION YOU MAKE ON THE APPLICATION MAY BE REMOVED BY THE COMPANY WITHOUT YOUR PRIOR CONSENT.
8 BodyBuilding.com Application
The Application may facilitate Your ability to use Your iPhone, iPad, or iPod to use BodySpace, an interactive community, which is located at bodyspace.bodybuilding.com and the Company's forums, which is located at forum.bodybuilding.com. Future versions may facilitate Your ability to use Your iPhone, iPad, or iPod in other areas on the Company's website, www.bodybuilding.com. By using the Company's website, including, without limitation BodySpace and the forums, You have already agreed to comply with the Company's terms and conditions, which are located at http://www.bodybuilding.com/fun/disclaim.htm#terms.
10 Copyright Infringement
We have the right to terminate, in appropriate circumstances as determined by Company in its sole discretion, the Application of users who are infringe copyright. Pursuant to Title 17, United States Code, Section 512(c)(2), notifications of claimed copyright infringement must be sent to Bodybuilding.com, LLC's designated agent: BodyBuilding.com, LLC, Attention: Bill Carter, 5777 N Meeker Ave, Boise, ID 83713.
To be effective, the notification must be a written communication that includes the following: (a) a physical or electronic signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed; (b) 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; (c) 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 us to locate the material; (d) information reasonably sufficient to permit us 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; (e) 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; and (f) 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.
The Company may give You notice that we have removed or disabled access to certain material by means of a general notice on www.bodybuilding.com site, electronic mail to Your e-mail address in our records, or by written communication sent by first-class mail to Your physical address in our records. If You receive such a notice, You may provide counter-notification in writing to the designated agent that includes the information below. To be effective, the counter-notification must be a written communication that includes the following: (aa) Your physical or electronic signature; (bb) identification of the material that has 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; (cc) a statement from You under the penalty of perjury, that You have a good faith belief that the material was removed or disabled as a result of a mistake or misidentification of the material to be removed or disabled; and (dd) Your name, physical address and telephone number, and a statement that You consent to the jurisdiction of a Federal District Court for the judicial district in which Your physical address is located, or if Your physical address is outside of the United States, for any judicial district in which You may be found, and that You will accept service of process from the person who provided notification of allegedly infringing material or an agent of such person.
It is our policy to terminate relationships with parties who infringe the copyrights of others.
11 Third Party Services
All Company logos and trademarks used in connection with the Application (including, without limitation BODYBUILDING.COM and BODYSPACE are trademarks or registered trademarks of Company in the U.S. and/or other countries. Other trademarks, service marks, graphics, and logos used in connection with the Application, including Apple®, iPad®, iPod®, iPhone® and Twitter™, are the trademarks of their respective owners and are protected by US and international trademark laws and conventions. You are granted no right or license with respect to any of the aforesaid trademarks and any use of such trademarks. You may not use Company's name or other trademarks or refer to Company or Company's products directly or indirectly in any papers, articles, advertisements, sales presentations, news releases or releases to any third party without the prior written approval of Company for each such use.
This license is effective until terminated. You may terminate this license at any time by permanently deleting the Application from Your computing device. This license automatically terminates if You fail to comply with its terms and conditions. On the termination of the license, regardless of the reason for termination, You agree that, upon such termination, You will cease use of the Application and delete and permanently erase all copies, in whole or in part, of the Application.
14 Disclaimer of Warranties; Liability Limitations
14.1. THE COMPANY DOES NOT GUARANTEE, REPRESENT, OR WARRANT THAT YOUR USE OF THE APPLICATION WILL BE ACCURATE, RELIABLE, TIMELY, SECURE, UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, AND YOU AGREE THAT FROM TIME TO TIME THE COMPANY MAY REMOVE OR SUSPEND THE APPLICATION AT ANY TIME. THE COMPANY DOES NOT ENSURE THAT ANY CONTENT YOU ACCESS OR DOWNLOAD WILL BE FREE OF VIRUSES, CONTAMINATION OR DESTRUCTIVE FEATURES. FURTHER YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THE CONTINUED PROVISION OF THE APPLICATION RELIES UPON THE GENERAL OPERATION OF THE INTERNET, THE WORLD WIDE WEB, YOUR SERVICE PROVIDER, AND OTHER FACTORS NECESSARY FOR THE CONTINUOUS OPERATION OF THE INTERNET AND WORLD WIDE WEB THAT ARE BEYOND COMPANY'S CONTROL.
14.2. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE APPLICATION IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE APPLICATION IS PROVIDED "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" FOR YOUR USE, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, ACCURACY, AND NONINFRINGEMENT. COMPANY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL LIABILITY FOR THE ACTS, OMISSIONS AND CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTIES IN CONNECTION WITH OR RELATED TO YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE. YOU ASSUME ALL RESPONSIBILITY AND RISKS FOR YOUR USE OF THE APPLICATION. YOUR SOLE REMEDY AGAINST COMPANY FOR DISSATISFACTION OF THE APPLICATION IS TO STOP USING THE SERVICE.
14.3. IN NO CASE SHALL THE COMPANY, ITS PARENT COMPANY AND ALL OF THEIR DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AFFILIATES, AGENTS, CONTRACTORS, OR LICENSORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF DATA, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION OR ANY OTHER COMMERCIAL DAMAGES OR LOSSES AND ANY PERSONAL INJURY CLAIMS OR LOSSES REGARDLESS OF THE THEORY OF LIABILITY EVEN IF THE COMPANY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES ARISING FROM YOUR USE OF ANY OF THE APPLICATION OR FOR ANY OTHER CLAIM RELATED IN ANY WAY TO YOUR USE OF THE APPLICATION, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN ANY CONTENT, OR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND INCURRED AS A RESULT OF THE USE OF ANY CONTENT OR FEATURE POSTED, TRANSMITTED, OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE VIA THE APPLICATION, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THEIR POSSIBILITY. BECAUSE SOME STATES OR JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR THE LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, IN SUCH STATES OR JURISDICTIONS, THE COMPANY'S LIABILITY SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. IN NO EVENT SHALL COMPANY'S TOTAL AND CUMULATIVE LIABILITY UNDER THIS AGREEMENT OR ARISING IN ANY WAY FROM YOUR USE OF THE APPLICATION EXCEED THE AMOUNT OF FIFTY DOLLARS ($50.00). THE FOREGOING LIMITATION SHALL APPLY EVEN IF THE REMEDY STATED HEREIN FAILS ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE.
14.4. COMPANY DOES NOT REPRESENT OR GUARANTEE THAT THE APPLICATION WILL BE FREE FROM LOSS, CORRUPTION, ATTACK, VIRUSES, INTERFERENCE, HACKING, OR OTHER SECURITY INTRUSION, AND THE COMPANY DISCLAIMS ANY LIABILITY RELATING THERETO.
15 Waiver and Indemnity
BY USING THE APPLICATION, YOU AGREE TO DEFEND, INDEMNIFY AND HOLD COMPANY, PARENT COMPANY AND ALL OF THEIR DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AFFILIATES, AGENTS, CONTRACTORS, LICENSEES, MEMBERS, AND LICENSORS HARMLESS WITH RESPECT TO ANY CLAIMS ARISING OUT OF YOUR BREACH OF THIS AGREEMENT, YOUR USE OF THE APPLICATION, YOUR INDIVIDUAL CONTENT OR ANY ACTION TAKEN BY THE COMPANY AS PART OF ITS INVESTIGATION OF A SUSPECTED VIOLATION BY YOU OF THIS AGREEMENT.
16 Governing Law and Choice of Venue
This Agreement and all questions arising in connection with it shall be governed by the laws of the State of Idaho, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions. You irrevocably agree that any legal action, suit, cause of action, or proceeding against or on behalf of You arising out of, or in connection with, this Agreement or transactions contemplated hereby or disputes relating hereto shall be brought exclusively in the state or federal courts located in Ada County, Idaho and Employee hereby irrevocably accepts, and submits to, the exclusive jurisdiction of the aforesaid courts in personam, with respect to any such action, suit or proceeding and waives any and all objections to the exercise of such jurisdiction in the aforesaid courts, including any objections based upon forum non conveniens.
17 Time Within Which Claims Must Be Brought
18 Open Source Software
The Application contains the following third-party Open Source Software:
- ASIHTTPRequest - http://allseeing-i.com/ASIHTTPRequest;
- Core-Plot - http://code.google.com/p/core-plot/;
- JSON Framework - http://code.google.com/p/json-framework;
- SFHFKeychainUtils.m - http://github.com/ldandersen/scifihifi-iphone;
- Three20 - http://github.com/facebook/three20.
This Open Source Software is subject to the BSD License terms located at http://www.opensource.org/licenses/bsd-license.php.
The Application also contains software from Sci-Fi Hi-Fi; Copyright 2008 Sci-Fi Hi-Fi ("Sci-Fi Software"). All rights reserved. Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this the Sci-Fi Software and associated documentation files and to deal with this software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Sci-Fi Software, and to permit persons to whom the Sci-Fi Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following that the above copyright notice and this permission shall be in all copies or substantial portions of the Sci-Fi Software.
Additionally, as the Application is modified, additional Open Source Software may be added without notifying You.
20 Electronic Signatures and Contracts; Sufficient Legal
Your use of the Application includes the ability to enter into agreements electronically. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOUR ELECTRONIC SUBMISSIONS CONSTITUTE YOUR AGREEMENT AND INTENT TO BE BOUND BY THIS AGREEMENT. YOU REPRESENT THAT YOU ARE OF A SUFFICIENT LEGAL AGE NECESSARY TO LEGALLY ENTER INTO AND BE BOUND BY LEGAL AGREEMENTS FORMED THROUGH THE APPLICATION. IF YOU ARE UNDER THE AGE OF 18, USE OF THE APPLICATION SHOULD ONLY OCCUR WITH THE INVOLVEMENT OF YOUR PARENT OR GUARDIAN.
Last modified on August 8, 2013.
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