Terms of Use

TERMS OF USE AGREEMENT

Liberty.me is for people who care about liberty and personal freedom. There are a wide diversity of voices, ideas and opinions expressed here, many contrarian in nature. Liberty.me is a place for civilized, productive, unconventional thinking and mutually beneficial exchange. Liberty.me is a private community, and all members are expected to treat each other with courtesy and respect. The goal of Liberty.me is to facilitate helping others lead freer, happier, more productive lives.

There is a multitude of practical information, advice, recommendations and opinions on Liberty.me covering a wide variety of topics. The views expressed in articles, books, videos, podcasts, seminars, courses, guides and other media published on Liberty.me are not necessarily those of Liberty.me or its representatives. You are responsible for understanding and choosing whether or not to implement any strategies or recommendations you learn on this site. Liberty.me is not licensed by any government agency, and it is not connected with any brokerage firm, securities or commodities exchange, or other sellers of investments. Liberty.me is not engaged in rendering legal, accounting, investing, medical or other professional services.

All content on Liberty.me is provided solely for informational purposes.

This Terms of Use Agreement (“Terms Agreement”) sets forth the terms of service that governs our relationship with all individuals and organizations who interact with Liberty.me. By using or accessing Liberty.me, you agree to this Terms Agreement. This Terms Agreement may be updated from time to time at the sole discretion of Liberty.me.

Liberty.me will post a notification when amendments to the Terms Agreement are made.

A. Sharing and Publishing Content

You own all of the content and information you post on Liberty.me. For all such content that is subject to intellectual property laws (“IP content”), you hereby grant Liberty.me a non-exclusive, transferable, perpetual, sub-licensable, royalty-free, worldwide license to use any IP content that you post on or in connection with Liberty.me. By posting IP content on Liberty.me, you consent to allowing both members and non-members of Liberty.me to access and use that information. You agree to not repost or otherwise distribute content that is made exclusively available to Liberty.me members (such as Liberty Guides) to other third parties.

B. Code of Conduct

We endeavor to keep Liberty.me safe and civilized, but we cannot guarantee it. We need your help. By accessing or using Liberty.me, you agree to the following:

  1. You will not intimidate, threaten or harass any user.
  2. You will not use Liberty.me to do anything unlawful or malicious.
  3. You will not upload viruses or other malicious code.
  4. You will not post spam on Liberty.me, or use it as a platform for multi-level marketing schemes.
  5. You will not access Liberty.me using automated means such as spiders, harvesting bots, robots or scrapers.
  6. You will not do anything that could overburden or impair the proper functioning or appearance of Liberty.me, such as a denial of service attack.
  7. You will not solicit the login information of other members or access an account belonging to anyone other than yourself.
  8. You will not post content or take any action on Liberty.me that infringes or violates someone else’s rights or otherwise violates the law. We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to remove any content or information you post on Liberty.me, including if we believe it violates this Terms Agreement or any other Liberty.me policies.
  9. If you post information on Liberty.me soliciting others’ personal information or advertising products or services, you will make it clear you are not acting on behalf of or in connection with Liberty.me. You will not post anyone’s identification documents (e.g. passport) or sensitive financial information on Liberty.me.
  10. You will not post content that is hate speech, threatening, pornographic, or incites violence.
  11. You will not facilitate or encourage any violations of this Terms Agreement or our policies.

C. Membership and Account Security

You agree to abide by the following commitments relating to registering and maintaining the security of your account:

  1. You will not use Liberty.me if you are under 16 years of age. If you are a legal minor in the jurisdiction where you live, you may use Liberty.me only with the involvement of your parent or guardian. Make sure you review this Terms Agreement with your parent or guardian so that you both understand all of your rights and responsibilities.
  2. You will not create an account for anyone other than yourself without the express permission of the account holder.
  3. You will not register as a member of Liberty.me if you are a convicted sex offender.
  4. You will keep your contact information accurate and updated.
  5. You will not share your password or do anything else that might jeopardize the security of your account.
  6. Liberty.me reserves the right to alter, remove or reclaim a username if we believe it is appropriate or legally necessary.

D. Advertisements and Third Party Products and Services

Liberty.me seeks to encourage market-based exchanges which add value for our members. Members may post information about products or services they believe would be of benefit to others. Any information, advertisements and solicitations for products or services posted on Liberty.me do not imply that Liberty.me endorses or recommends said products or services. We make no representations or warranties with regards to any third party products or services mentioned, advertised, or featured on Liberty.me.

E. Termination

If you violate the letter or spirit of this Terms Agreement, or otherwise create legal risk for us, we reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to terminate your membership to Liberty.me without refund or recourse.

F. Disputes

As part of the consideration that Liberty.me requires for using the site, you agree to submit to binding arbitration to resolve any claim, dispute, or controversy of any kind (whether in contract, tort or otherwise) arising out of or relating to this Terms Agreement or Liberty.me. This includes but is not limited to membership, solicitation issues, privacy issues, and terms of use issues.

Arbitration shall be conducted pursuant to the rules of the American Arbitration Association which are in effect on the date a dispute is submitted to the American Arbitration Association. In no case shall you have the right to go to court, and you hereby irrevocably and unconditionally waive any right you may have to a trial by jury in respect of any matter directly or indirectly arising from your usage of Liberty.me. You will not have the right to engage in pre-trial discovery except as provided in the rules. You will not have the right to participate as a representative or member of any class of claimants pertaining to any claim subject to arbitration. The arbitrator’s decision will be final and binding with limited rights of appeal. The prevailing party shall be reimbursed by the other party for any and all costs associated with the dispute arbitration, including legal fees, collection fees, investigation fees, and travel expenses.

If any matter shall be brought before a court of law, pre- or post-arbitration, you agree that the sole and proper jurisdiction shall be Dallas, Texas. The laws of the State of Texas will govern this Terms Agreement, as well as any claim that might arise between you and us, without regard to conflict of law provisions.

If anyone brings a claim against us related to your actions, content or information on Liberty.me, you will indemnify and hold us harmless from and against all damages, losses, and expenses of any kind (including reasonable legal fees and costs) related to such claim. Although we provide rules for user conduct, we do not control or direct users’ actions on Liberty.me and are not responsible for the content or information users transmit or share on Liberty.me. We are not responsible for any offensive, inappropriate, obscene, unlawful or otherwise objectionable content or information you may encounter on Liberty.me. We are not responsible for the conduct, whether online or offline, of any user of Liberty.me.

WE TRY TO KEEP LIBERTY.ME RUNNING SMOOTHLY, BUG-FREE, AND SAFE, BUT YOU USE IT AT YOUR OWN RISK. WE ARE PROVIDING LIBERTY.ME AS IS WITHOUT ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. WE DO NOT GUARANTEE THAT LIBERTY.ME WILL ALWAYS BE SAFE, SECURE OR ERROR-FREE OR THAT LIBERTY.ME WILL ALWAYS FUNCTION WITHOUT DISRUPTIONS, DELAYS OR IMPERFECTIONS. WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ACTIONS, CONTENT, INFORMATION, OR DATA OF THIRD PARTIES, AND YOU HEREBY RELEASE US, OUR DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AND AGENTS FROM ANY CLAIMS AND DAMAGES, KNOWN AND UNKNOWN, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH ANY CLAIM YOU HAVE AGAINST ANY SUCH THIRD PARTIES. IF YOU ARE A CALIFORNIA RESIDENT, YOU WAIVE CALIFORNIA CIVIL CODE §1542, WHICH SAYS: A GENERAL RELEASE DOES NOT EXTEND TO CLAIMS WHICH THE CREDITOR DOES NOT KNOW OR SUSPECT TO EXIST IN HIS FAVOR AT THE TIME OF EXECUTING THE RELEASE, WHICH IF KNOWN BY HIM MUST HAVE MATERIALLY AFFECTED HIS SETTLEMENT WITH THE DEBTOR. WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY LOST PROFITS OR OTHER CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, INDIRECT, OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THIS TERMS AGREEMENT OR LIBERTY.ME, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. OUR AGGREGATE LIABILITY ARISING OUT OF THIS TERMS AGREEMENT OR LIBERTY.ME WILL NOT EXCEED ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($100). WHERE APPLICABLE LAW DOES NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY OR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OUR LIABILITY WILL BE LIMITED TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW.

G. Special Provisions Applicable to Users Outside the United States

The following provisions apply to users and non-users who interact with Liberty.me outside the United States:

  1. You consent to having certain personal data transferred to and processed in the United States.
  2. If you are located in a country embargoed by the United States, or are on the U.S. Treasury Department’s list of Specially Designated Nationals you will not engage in commercial activities on Liberty.me.

H. Definitions

  1. By “Liberty.me” we mean the features and services we make available, including through our website at Liberty.me and any other Liberty.me branded or co-branded websites including sub-domains and mobile versions.
  2. By “information” we mean facts and other information about you, including actions taken by member and non-members who interact with Liberty.me.
  3. By “content” we mean anything you or other users post on Liberty.me that would not be included in the definition of information.
  4. By “data” or “user data” or “user’s data” we mean any data, including a user’s content or information that you or third parties can retrieve from Liberty.me or provide to Liberty.me.
  5. By “post” we mean post on Liberty.me or otherwise make available by using Liberty.me.
  6. By “use” we mean use, run, copy, publicly perform or display, distribute, modify, translate, and create derivative works of.

I. Other

By using or accessing Liberty.me, you agree to the following provisions:

  1. This Terms Agreement is an agreement between you and Free The People Foundation, a nonprofit corporation. References to “Liberty.me,” “us,” “we,” and “our” mean Free The People Foundation.
  2. This Terms Agreement makes up the entire agreement between the parties regarding Liberty.me, and supersedes any prior agreements.
  3. If any portion of this Terms Agreement is found to be unenforceable, the remaining portion will remain in full force and effect.
  4. If we fail to enforce any of this Terms Agreement, it will not be considered a waiver.
  5. Any amendment to or waiver of this Terms Agreement must be made in writing and signed by a legally authorized representative of Liberty.me.
  6. You will not transfer any of your rights or obligations under this Terms Agreement to anyone else without our consent.
  7. All of our rights and obligations under this Terms Agreement are freely assignable by us in connection with a merger, acquisition, or sale of assets, or by operation of law or otherwise.
  8. Nothing in this Terms Agreement shall prevent us from complying with the law.
  9. This Terms Agreement does not confer any third party beneficiary rights.
  10. We reserve all rights not expressly granted to you.
  11. You will comply with all applicable laws when using or accessing Liberty.me.

Contact Information

Free The People
611 Pennsylvania Avenue SE #259
The Business Center
Washington, DC, 20003
U.S.A.
contact (at) liberty.me