Terms and Conditions

Alright…let’s get a bunch of legal stuff out of the way…

1. Terms

By accessing this web site, you are agreeing to be bound by these web site Terms and Conditions of Use, all applicable laws and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. If you do not agree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from using or accessing this site. The materials contained in this web site are protected by applicable copyright and trade mark law.

2. Use License

Subscribers have permission to temporarily access the materials on Fiddletrain Media, LLC’s web site for personal, non-commercial transitory viewing only. This is the grant of a license, not a transfer of title, and under this license you may not:

  • use the materials for any commercial purpose, or for any public display (commercial or non-commercial);
  • attempt to capture or record any materials contained on Fiddletrain Media, LLC’s web site;
  • remove any copyright or other proprietary notations from the materials; or
  • transfer the materials to another person or “mirror” the materials on any other server.

This license shall automatically terminate if you violate any of these restrictions and may be terminated by Fiddletrain Media, LLC at any time.

3. Disclaimer

The materials on Fiddletrain Media, LLC’s web site are provided “as is”. Fiddletrain Media, LLC makes no warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaims and negates all other warranties, including without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights.

Depending on how you access this website, you may incur data charges from your internet or mobile service provider. Fiddletrain Media, LLC is not responsible for any charges you receive due to your use of this website.

4. Further Correspondence

By creating a user account, you agree to receive (i) an email which will be sent you shortly after the creation of your account which confirms your registration and (ii) receiving periodic email communications providing you with certain information and discount membership offers relevant to your subscription. You may opt out of future email communications at any time. Please see our Privacy Policy for more information about how we may contact you.

5. Limitations

In no event shall Fiddletrain Media, LLC or its suppliers be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of data or profit, or due to business interruption,) arising out of the use or inability to use the materials on Fiddletrain Media, LLC’s Internet site, even if Fiddletrain Media, LLC or a Fiddletrain Media, LLC authorized representative has been notified orally or in writing of the possibility of such damage. Our goal is to maintain a stable website so you can learn whenever is most convenient for you. However, occasionally, due to factors beyond our control, website content may occasionally be unavailable for a period, e.g., our website hosting service is undergoing maintenance or your internet service provider is experiencing a service interruption. Because some jurisdictions do not allow limitations on implied warranties, or limitations of liability for consequential or incidental damages, these limitations may not apply to you.

6. Revisions and Errata

The materials appearing on Fiddletrain Media, LLC’s web site could include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. Fiddletrain Media, LLC does not warrant that any of the materials on its web site are accurate, complete, or current. Fiddletrain Media, LLC may make changes to the materials contained on its web site at any time without notice. Fiddletrain Media, LLC does not, however, make any commitment to update the materials.

7. Links

Fiddletrain Media, LLC has not reviewed all of the sites linked to its Internet web site and is not responsible for the contents of any such linked site. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Fiddletrain Media, LLC of the site. Use of any such linked web site is at the user’s own risk.

8. Site Terms of Use Modifications

Fiddletrain Media, LLC may revise these terms of use for its web site at any time without notice. By using this web site you are agreeing to be bound by the then current version of these Terms and Conditions of Use.

9. Forum Use – PLAY NICE, PLEASE!!

As a forum user, you agree to abide by the following Terms and Conditions of Use:
Your membership, including any remaining balance of payment for site access may be forfeited if you post unlawful, harmful, offensive, threatening, abusive, libelous, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, profane, hateful, fraudulent, sexually explicit, racially, ethnically, or otherwise objectionable comments. The Operators may, but are not obligated to, monitor or review any areas on the Website where users transmit or post communications or communicate solely with each other, including but not limited to user forums and email lists, and the content of any such communications. The Operators, however, will have no liability related to the content of any such communications, whether or not arising under the laws of copyright, libel, privacy, obscenity, or otherwise. The Operators may edit or remove content on the the Website at their discretion at any time.

You may use the the Website for the sole purpose of sharing and exchanging ideas with other Users. You may not use the the Website to violate any applicable local, state, national, or international law, including without limitation any applicable laws relating to antitrust or other illegal trade or business practices, federal and state securities laws, regulations promulgated by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, any rules of any national or other securities exchange, and any U.S. laws, rules, and regulations governing the export and re-export of commodities or technical data.

You may not upload or transmit any material that infringes or misappropriates any person’s copyright, patent, trademark, or trade secret, or disclose via the the Website any information the disclosure of which would constitute a violation of any confidentiality obligations you may have.

You may not upload any viruses, worms, Trojan horses, or other forms of harmful computer code, nor subject the Website’s network or servers to unreasonable traffic loads, or otherwise engage in conduct deemed disruptive to the ordinary operation of the Website.

You are strictly prohibited from communicating on or through the Website any unlawful, harmful, offensive, threatening, abusive, libelous, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, profane, hateful, fraudulent, sexually explicit, racially, ethnically, or otherwise objectionable material of any sort, including, but not limited to, any material that encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, national, or international law.

You are expressly prohibited from compiling and using other Users’ personal information, including addresses, telephone numbers, fax numbers, email addresses or other contact information that may appear on the Website, for the purpose of creating or compiling marketing and/or mailing lists and from sending other Users unsolicited marketing materials, whether by facsimile, email, or other technological means.

You also are expressly prohibited from distributing Users’ personal information to third-party parties for marketing purposes. The Operators shall deem the compiling of marketing and mailing lists using Users’ personal information, the sending of unsolicited marketing materials to Users, or the distribution of Users’ personal information to third parties for marketing purposes as a material breach of these Terms and Conditions of Use, and the Operators reserve the right to terminate or suspend your access to and use of the Website and to suspend or revoke your membership in the consortium without refund of any membership dues paid.

The Operators note that unauthorized use of Users’ personal information in connection with unsolicited marketing correspondence also may constitute violations of various state and federal anti-spam statutes. The Operators reserve the right to report the abuse of Users’ personal information to the appropriate law enforcement and government authorities, and the Operators will fully cooperate with any authorities investigating violations of these laws.

Material you create on or upload to this site including comments, threads, topics, replies, profile avatars, etc. may be visible to other subscribers and the general public.

10. Governing Law

Any claim relating to Fiddletrain Media, LLC’s web site shall be governed by the laws of the State of OR without regard to its conflict of law provisions.

General Terms and Conditions applicable to Use of a Web Site.

Last updated 1/25/2015

Wow! That was a lot of legal stuff…Let’s get back to learning some great new fiddle tunes!!