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TERMS OF USE

Welcome to the a4kclub.org website. Please read the following Terms and Conditions closely before registering, using or obtaining any content or services using www.a4kclub.org ("the Web Site") owned by Montlick Media Services, LLC ("MMS"). MMS is a Florida Limited Liability Company. A4K, The Ambassadors for Kids Club is sponsored by Montlick & Associates, P.C. Attorneys at Law (M&A) as part of its ongoing commitment to help families. The law firm sponsors ongoing activities and was also the program's Founding Sponsor.

INTRODUCTION

The products and services provided by MMS through the Web Site ("Services") and the use of the Web Site are governed by these terms and conditions (the "Terms and Conditions"). By accessing or using the Web Site or by registering on the Web Site, You (the "User" or "You") agree that (1) You have read and familiarized Yourself with these Terms and Conditions, (2) You understand the Terms and Conditions, and (3) You are bound by the Terms and Conditions in Your use of these the Web Site. These Terms and Conditions together with any additional terms and conditions specific to a particular service contained on the Web Site (which are incorporated herein by reference), constitute the entire agreement (the "Agreement") between the MMS and You regarding this subject matter and supersede and replace any and all prior or contemporaneous agreements between the parties regarding such subject matter.

1. Who Can Use This Web Site

Our Services and the Web Site are not available to, and may not be used by, persons under the age of 13 years old or to temporarily or indefinitely suspended Users. If You do not qualify, please do not use our Services. MMS may, in its sole and absolute discretion, refuse to allow use of the Web Site or accept a person's, or entity's, registration and may, at any time after accepting registration, refuse to permit a person's, or entity's, continuing use of the Services and/or Web Site for any reason or for no reason, in MMS's sole discretion.

2. Restrictions

2.1  The content and information on this Web Site, as well as the infrastructure used to provide such content and information, is proprietary to us and/or our suppliers and providers. While You may make limited copies of content and information on the Web Site for Your own personal use, You agree not to otherwise modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell or re-sell any information, software, or services obtained from or through this Web Site.

2.2  Additionally, unless otherwise provided within this Agreement, or unless other specific applicable law requires MMS to do so, You agree not to:

(i)  access, monitor or copy any content or information of this Web Site using any robot, spider, scraper or other automated means or any manual process for any purpose, including, but not limited to, monitoring content, without MMS's express written permission;

(ii)  violate the restrictions in any robot exclusion headers on this Web Site or bypass or circumvent other measures employed to prevent or limit access to this Web Site;

(iii)  take any action that imposes, or may impose, in our discretion, an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure;

(iv)  deep-link to any portion of this Web Site for any purpose without our express written permission;

(v)  "frame", "mirror" or otherwise incorporate any part of this Web Site into any other website without our prior written authorization;

(vi)  place false or misleading information on the Web Site;

(vii)  imply in any way that MMS is endorsing Your products or services without prior written authorization from MMS;

(viii)  post or transmit any unlawful, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, indecent, inflammatory, pornographic, or profane material or any material that could constitute or encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any law, or for any other purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by this agreement;

(ix)  Upload or transmit to the Web Site or use any device, software or routine that contains Trojan Horses, Worms, Time Bombs, or other computer programming routines that may damage, interfere or attempt to interfere with or intercept, the normal operation of this Site, or appropriate the Site or any system, or take any action that imposes an unreasonable load on our computer equipment, or that imposes on the rights of a third party; or

(x)  Use any device, software, or routine that interferes, or attempts to interfere, with the normal operation of this Site, or take any action that imposes an unreasonable load on our equipment or disguises the origin of the information transmitted through the Site.

3. Intellectual Property

3.1  You acknowledge that all content included on this Web Site, including without limitation, the information, data, software, photographs, graphs, video, typefaces, graphics, music, sounds, images, illustrations, maps, designs, icons, written and other material and compilations (collectively "Content") are intellectual property and copyrighted works of MMS and/or various third-parties. Reproductions or storage of Content retrieved from this Web Site, in all forms, media and technologies now existing or hereafter developed, is subject to the U. S. Copyright Act of 1976, Title 17 of the United States Code.

3.2  The marks A4K, the Ambassador for Kids Club, Montlick Media Services, Montlick and Montlick & Associates, are either registered or common law trademarks in the U.S. and/or other countries ("Trademarks"). Other logos and product and company names displayed on the Web Site may be the trademarks of their respective owners.

3.3  You may not use, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit distribute or modify the Trademarks in any way, including in advertising or publicity pertaining to distribution of materials on this Site, without MMS's prior written consent, or the consent of Montlick or Montlick & Associates, as applicable. The use of Trademarks on any other Web site or network computer environment is prohibited. MMS prohibits the use of Trademarks as a link on, or to, any other web site unless establishment of such a link is pre-approved by MMS in writing.

4. Registered User Identification

4.1  When You register with the Web Site, You will submit name, contact information, birth date and a unique email address and password. The Web Site will then issue a User Name, which together with the unique email and password makes up the Registration Details.

4.2  It is Your responsibility to keep Registration Details safe and confidential.

4.3  You have no right to disclose Registration Details to anybody else. Further, You accept that any breach of any third party rights resulting from Your prohibited disclosure or negligent safe keeping of Registration Details which then result in any liability of any nature whatsoever shall be the sole liability of the User. You agree that You will immediately notify the Company by electronic mail of any unauthorized use of Your user name or user password.

4.4  You represent and warrant: (1) that all Registration Details are accurate and complete at the time of registration, and (2) that the Registration Details will be updated by You, if needed, when You return to the Web Site. Subject to the terms of the MMS Privacy Policy, You grant MMS a non-exclusive, world-wide, perpetual, royalty-free and irrevocable license to use the Registration Details, for any purposes in connection with the Services or the Web Site.

5. Submissions

5.1  Please be aware that by submitting content to this Web Site by electronic mail, postings on this Web Site or otherwise, including any reviews, questions, comments, suggestions, ideas or the like contained in any submissions (collectively, "Submissions"), You grant MMS and/or its affiliates a nonexclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, transferable, irrevocable and fully sublicensable right to (a) use, reproduce, modify, adapt, translate, distribute, publish, create derivative works from and publicly display and perform such Submissions throughout the world in any media, now known or hereafter devised; and (b) use the name that You submit in connection with such Submission. You further grant MMS the right to pursue at law any person or entity that violates Your or MMS's rights in the Submissions by a breach of this Agreement. You acknowledge and agree that Submissions are non-confidential and non-proprietary. We take no responsibility and assume no liability for any Submissions posted or submitted by You. We have no obligation to post Your comments; we reserve the right in our absolute discretion to determine which comments are published on the MMS.com Web Site. If You do not agree to these terms and conditions, please do not provide us with any Submissions.

5.2  You are fully responsible for the content of Your Submissions, (specifically including, but not limited to, reviews posted to this Web Site). You are prohibited from posting or transmitting to or from this Web Site: (i) any unlawful, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, or other material or content that would violate rights of publicity and/or privacy or that would violate any law; (ii) any commercial material or content (including, but not limited to, solicitation of funds, advertising, or marketing of any good or services); and (iii) any material or content that infringes, misappropriates or violates any copyright, trademark, patent right or other proprietary right of any third party. You shall be solely liable for any damages and will indemnify MMS pursuant to section 8 from any violation of the foregoing restrictions, or any other harm resulting from Your posting of content to this Web Site. You acknowledge that MMS may exercise its rights (e.g. use, publish, delete) to any content You submit without notice to You.

6. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES AND LIABILITIES

6.1  INFORMATION OBTAINED FROM USING THE WEB SITE AND THE WEB SITE ITSELF, INCLUDING ALL CONTENT, ADVICE, INFORMATION, FUNCTIONS, MATERIALS, SERVICES, AND THIRD-PARTY CONTACTS MADE AVAILABLE ON, OR ACCESSED THROUGH THE SERVICES OR THE WEB SITE, ARE ACCESSED AT YOUR OWN RISK AND ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS", "WHERE IS", AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS WITHOUT REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. MMS and its sponsor M&A DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE SERVICES, PRODUCTS AND THIRD-PARTY CONTACTS, AND ANY INFORMATION MADE AVAILABLE ON OR ACCESSED THROUGH THE SERVICES OR THE WEB SITE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY ADVICE OR OTHER MATERIALS USED IN CONNECTION WITH THE SERVICES, OR THE WEB SITE, WILL BE ACCURATE, TIMELY, SECURED, UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE, OR THAT ANY SUCH DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED. SAID PARTIES DO NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THE WEB SITE, ANY FILES, SOFTWARE, SITE CONTENT, ANY SITES OR SITES "LINKED" TO THIS SITE, OR THIRD PARTY MATERIALS ARE ACCURATE, COMPLETE, RELIABLE, CURRENT OR ERROR-FREE OR THAT THE SITE ITS SERVERS, SITE CONTENT, FILES, ANY SITE OR SITES "LINKED" TO THIS SITE OR ANY THIRD PARTY MATERIALS ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. THEREFORE, YOU SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION IN THE USE AND DOWNLOADING OF ANY SUCH FILES, SOFTWARE, CONTENT OR MATERIALS AND USE INDUSTRY-RECOGNIZED SOFTWARE TO DETECT AND DISINFECT VIRUSES. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT YOU DOWNLOAD OR OTHERWISE OBTAIN CONTENT, MATERIAL, DATA OR SOFTWARE FROM OR THROUGH THE SITE AND ANY THIRD PARTY MATERIALS AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND THAT YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR USE THEREOF AND ANY DAMAGES, LOSS OF DATA OR OTHER HARM OF ANY KIND THAT MAY RESULT

6.2  MMS AND ITS SPONSOR M&A MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT THE SERVICES OR THE WEB SITE WILL MEET USER'S REQUIREMENTS, AND EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY SUCH REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES OR GUARANTEES. IF A USER IS, DISSATISFIED WITH THE SERVICES OR THE WEB SITE, THE USER'S SOLE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USING THE SERVICES, PRODUCTS AND/OR THE WEB SITE. MMS MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES REGARDING ANY INFORMATION OR SERVICES OBTAINED THROUGH THE SERVICES OR THE WEB SITE, OR ANY TRANSACTIONS ENTERED INTO THROUGH THE WEB SITE. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN OBTAINED BY USER FROM A4K, the AMBASSADORS for KIDS CLUB, MMS OR THROUGH THE WEB SITE SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY. MMS EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY MISREPRESENTATIONS OR BREACHES COMMITTED BY ANY USER OR THIRD PARTY SERVICE OR CONTENT PROVIDERS.

7. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

7.1  Other users of this Web Site and third-party products and content providers on this Web Site, are not agents or employees of the MMS or any of its subsidiaries or affiliates. MMS is not liable for the acts, errors, omissions, representations, warranties, breaches or negligence of any such suppliers or for any personal injuries, death, property damage, or other damages or expenses resulting there from.

7.2  MMS has no liability, will make no refunds, and accepts no responsibilities for any claims, damages and/or delay due to transactions between You and other third-parties accessed from the Web Site and for acts of God, shortages, sickness, pilferage, labor disputes, machinery breakdown, quarantine, government restraints, weather or any other causes beyond the control of MMS. No responsibility is accepted for any additional expense, omissions, delays, re-routing or acts of any governmental authority. MMS shall not be responsible for any third-party's breach of any warranty including, but not limited to, implied warranties of fitness for a particular purpose or of merchantability; nor shall MMS be responsible for any other wrongdoing of a third-party (including any liability in tort), as to any products and/or services available through this Web Site. MMS shall not be responsible for any third-party's failure to comply with these terms and conditions, nor for any third-party's failure to comply with applicable international, federal, state and/or local law including, without limitation, laws governing the sale, warranty and return of perishables. To the extent allowed by applicable law, You agree that You will bring any claim or cause of action arising from or relating to Your access or use of this Web Site within two (2) years from the date on which such claim or action arose or accrued or such claim or cause of action will be irrevocably waived.

7.3  IN NO EVENT SHALL MMS OR ITS SPONSOR M&A BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES THAT ARE DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY RELATED TO YOUR USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, (1) THE SERVICES , (2) THE FAILURE OR ACCURACY OF THE THIRD PARTY STATEMENTS OR TRANSACTIONS, (3) THE WEB SITE OR THE CONTENT, MATERIALS AND FUNCTIONS RELATED THERETO, OR (4) A PRODUCT PURCHASED FROM THE WEB SITE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, SPECIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, LOSS OF REVENUE OR ANTICIPATED PROFITS OR LOST BUSINESS, LOST GOODWILL OR LOST SALES.

7.4  If, despite the limitation above, MMS or ITS SPONSOR M&A IS found liable for any loss or damage which arises out of or in any way connected with the service, the web site, or PRODUCTs PURCHASED from the web site, then MMS AND/OR ITS SPONSOR's M&A's TOTAL LIABILITY will in no event exceed, in the aggregate, the greater of (a) the transaction fees assessed for Your transactions on this Web site, or (b) One-Hundred Dollars (US$100.00). YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THIS limitation of liability reflects A FAIR allocation of risk between the parties. The limitations specified in this section will survive and apply even if any limited remedy specified in these terms is found to have failed of its essential purpose. The limitations of liability provided in these terms SHAL inure to the benefit ANY heirs and assignees of MMS.

8. Indemnity and Release

8.1  You agree to indemnify and hold MMS AND ITS SPONSOR M&A, and its subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, agents, partners, investors, employees, successors and assigns harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorney's fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of the User's use of the Services, the Web Site, or any advice or information provided by third-parties accessed from the Web Site, Your violation of the Terms and Conditions, the Agreement and/or the Privacy Policy, Your violation of any rights of another, or Your violation of any federal, state or other law or regulation in the United States or any other country in the world or any breach of any of Your representations, warranties and/or covenants related thereto.

8.2  You and each of Your successors, assigns, subsidiaries and affiliates, hereby unconditionally release and forever discharge MMS & ITS SPONSOR M&A and each of and its subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, agents, partners, investors, employees, successors and assigns harmless from any and all complaints, claims, charges, damages, demands, suits, actions and causes of action, whether at law or in equity (including attorneys' fees, costs and expenses), known and unknown, suspected and unsuspected, disclosed and undisclosed, arising out of or in any way connected with Your use of the Web Site or the Services.

9. Breach

9.1  Without limiting any other remedies available to MMS at law, in equity or under this Agreement, MMS has the right to limit Your activity on the Web Site, immediately issue a warning, suspend or terminate Your User registration and/or refuse to provide any of the Services to the User without notice to the User for any of the following reasons:

(i)  the User breaches the Terms and Conditions, Privacy Policy and/or this Agreement;

(ii)  MMS is unable to verify or authenticate the Registration Details to the satisfaction of MMS;

(iii)  if MMS, in its sole discretion, believes it is in the best interest of MMS, its Web Site and/or other Users; or

(iv)  MMS, in its sole discretion, believes that the User has directly or indirectly engaged in misrepresentation, fraudulent or illegal activity in connection with the Web Site.

10. Privacy

The Web Site has a Privacy Policy which is hereby incorporated into this Agreement. Therefore it is necessary that the User read and agree to the Privacy Policy prior to accepting these Terms and Conditions. Read the Privacy Policy in full by clicking here.

11. Entire Agreement

These Terms and Conditions and the other documents entered into contemporaneously with or pursuant to them, constitutes the entire Agreement and understanding between the parties and supersedes any previous agreement or understanding between the parties with respect to all matters referred to in them.

12. Governing Law and Jurisdiction

This Web Site is hosted on servers located in the United States and is intended to be viewed by residents of the United States. In the event of any dispute arising out of or relating to this Web Site, You agree that this Agreement is governed by and construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of the State of Georgia as it applies to a contract made and performed in such state and that venue for any lawsuit shall arising out of this Agreement shall be in the state or federal courts located in Atlanta, Georgia.

13. No Agency

Nothing in the Terms and Conditions and/or Agreement is intended to, or shall be deemed to, constitute a partnership or joint venture of any kind between any of the parties, nor constitute any party the agent of another party for any purpose. No party shall have authority to act as agent for, or to bind, another party in any way.

14. Digital Millennium Copyright Act Notice

14.1  MMS respects the intellectual property rights of others. MMS may, in appropriate circumstances and at its sole discretion, terminate the access of users who infringe the copyrights or intellectual property rights of others.

14.2  If You believe Your work has been copied and is accessible at our Web Site in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, or that our Web Site contains links or other references to another online location that contains material or activity that infringes Your copyright, You may notify us by providing our copyright agent the information required by the U.S. Online Copyright Infringement Liability Limitation Act of the U.S. Digital Millennium Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. §512.

14.3  Our Agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement on or regarding our web site can be reached as follows:

BY MAIL: MMS Publishing, LLC
c/o John McElwaine
151 Meeting Street, Suite 600
Charleston, South Carolina 29401
BY EMAIL: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
BY TELEPHONE: 843-720-4302
BY FACSIMILE: 843-534-4269

Please provide our Agent with the following information in writing (see 17 U.S.C 512©(3) for further detail):

(i)  A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;

(ii)  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;

(iii)  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 the service provider to locate the material;

(iv)  Information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to contact You, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail;

(v)  A statement that You have 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

(vi)  A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that You are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.

15. Severability

In the event any one or more provisions of this Agreement shall be declared illegal or unenforceable under any law, rule or regulation of any government having jurisdiction over the parties hereto, such illegality and unenforceability shall not affect the validity or enforceability of the other provisions hereof, which shall remain in full force and effect.

16. Modification

The terms of this Agreement will not be modified on an individual basis. You agree that we may modify the terms of this Agreement (or discontinue this Web Site) in our sole discretion, without advance notice, and that Your right to access this Web Site is conditioned on an ongoing basis with Your compliance with the then-current version of these Terms and Conditions. You should therefore visit this page frequently.

17. Waiver

Failure of MMS to enforce one or more of the provisions of this Agreement or to exercise any rights hereunder or to require at any time performance of any of the obligations hereof, shall not be construed to be a waiver of such provisions by MMS nor in any way to affect the validity of this Agreement or MMS's right thereafter to enforce each and every provision of this Agreement.

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