Last Updated: August 6, 2013
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- You are solely responsible for the Content you upload or otherwise provide (including any personal information you choose to submit or share, such as maps or images disclosing your home address and the home address of others) and the consequences of sharing or publishing such Content with others and/or the general public. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY CONTACT OR INTERACTION THAT OCCURS BETWEEN YOU AND ANY OTHER USER OF ANY MAPQUEST PRODUCT, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, MAPQUEST DISCOVER MY MAPS, MAPQUEST LOCAL F/K/A MAPQUEST VIBE, AND THAT THE ENTIRE RISK FALLS ON YOU. Once you have posted information about yourself or your family members, through comments, images or even maps locating where you live or work, it may be difficult to control the misuse of such information by others, which could compromise your own privacy. Therefore, consider if there is any information contained in your postings that you would rather be kept private.
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- You will not violate the privacy rights of others by posting their personal information on any MapQuest product, such as name, address, email address, telephone number or map location, without their express, prior consent.
- All Content should not:
- contain images of nudity and/or sexual acts.
- victimize, harass, degrade or intimidate an individual or group of individuals on the basis of age, disability, ethnicity, gender, race, religion or sexual orientation.
- depict gratuitous violence and/or gore.
- exploit a minor (under 18 years old).
- depict gratuitous violence and/or gore.
- depict illegal drugs and/or illicit drug use.
- infringe on any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, right of privacy or publicity, or other proprietary right of any party.
- link to or otherwise reference content not allowed under these guidelines
- otherwise contain content that is deemed inappropriate by MapQuest.
- You will not use any MapQuest product to mine information about others for purposes of sending unsolicited bulk communications (e.g., spam), to violate any applicable law, regulation or these Terms, or to violate the rights of others.
- All Content uploaded to MapQuest should reflect the location or event being represented.
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You represent and warrant to us and to other users of MapQuest products that you own or have the appropriate rights to post such Content. In order for us to provide services to you, you give us a permanent right to display, modify, use, perform, transmit, distribute, store and copy any content you post or share on our site.
No duty to monitor or retain data
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Severability And Integration
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Supplemental Terms and Privacy Disclosures for MapQuest Wireless Services.
Your Use of MapQuest Wireless Services
Disclosures about Location and Other Information
Your Responsibilities You are responsible for procuring and maintaining at your own expense the necessary GPS and wireless devices for use with MapQuest Wireless Services. You agree that you will use MapQuest Wireless Services solely for your own internal business or personal use and that you will not resell or otherwise attempt to transfer MapQuest Wireless Services to another person or entity. You may not use MapQuest Wireless Services for any illegal, unauthorized, unintended, unsafe, hazardous or unlawful purpose or in any manner that is inconsistent with these terms of service. You agree to assume full responsibility to drive safely, observe all traffic rules and use your own personal judgment while driving. You agree that you will not enter or change information or otherwise interact with MapQuest Wireless Services while driving. You agree that you will use your own judgment in whether or not to follow any route suggestions by MapQuest Wireless Services if you believe that the suggested route instructs you to perform an unsafe or illegal maneuver or routes you to an area that you consider unsafe.
You acknowledge that when you use MapQuest Wireless Services, your wireless carrier may charge you standard fees for messaging and other wireless access and that you, and not MapQuest, will be responsible for such charges. You agree to check with your carrier to verify whether there are any such fees that may apply to you. If you subscribe to any messaging services from MapQuest that use short messaging service features on your wireless application, you understand and agree that your subscription to such messaging services will continue until you take affirmative steps to discontinue the subscription. MapQuest will provide you with instruction on how you can discontinue any text messaging subscription at http://wireless.mapquest.com/.
Supplemental Disclaimers about MapQuest Wireless Services.
You understand and agree that MapQuest Wireless Services may be supported by advertising, which may accompany the MapQuest Wireless Services delivered to you. Certain advertising may be customized based on your location.
MapQuest shall not be responsible for any misuse of MapQuest Wireless Services while driving. MapQuest cannot guarantee the security of MapQuest Wireless Services or the transmission of data or information to and from the MapQuest Wireless Service. MapQuest does not guarantee the accuracy or completeness of any information provided through MapQuest Wireless Services. You understand and agree that not all information in the map database used for MapQuest Wireless Services may be accurate due to situations such as road closures, construction or weather.
MapQuest Wireless Services may not be available at all geographic locations and at all times. Temporary interruptions of the MapQuest Wireless Services may occur from time to time as normal events. YOU ASSUME ALL RISK ARISING OUT OF YOUR USE OF MAPQUEST WIRELESS SERVICES. IN ADDITION TO THE OTHER DISCLAIMERS SET FORTH IN THESE TERMS OF SERVICE, IN NO EVENT WILL MAPQUEST, ITS LICENSORS, SUPPLIERS, AGENTS OR EMPLOYEES BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANYONE ELSE FOR ANY DECISION MADE OR ACTION TAKEN IN RELIANCE ON THE INFORMATION PROVIDED BY MAPQUEST WIRELESS SERVICES.
Supplemental Terms for MapQuest Business Listings
Please review these terms carefully. If you do not agree to these Supplemental Terms, please do not submit data to or use Business Listings.
You further grant to MapQuest Properties a royalty free, irrevocable, perpetual, worldwide right to reproduce, display, perform, distribute, adapt, promote, syndicate and otherwise use any data or information submitted by You (“Data”) using Business Listings. You agree this license includes a right for MapQuest Properties to make the Data available to other companies, organizations or individuals with whom it has relationships.
MapQuest Properties are not liable for any Data or Content you provide. MapQuest is not obligated to use your Data or Content on any or all of the MapQuest Properties. MapQuest has no duty to monitor or screen content and we reserve the right to remove content for any reason, but we are not responsible for any failure or delay in removing such material. We are not and will not be responsible for any lost or missing Data or Content You submit. MapQuest Properties are not obligated to compensate you or the owner of any Content for the use of Content or Data submitted using Business Listings.
3RD PARTY NOTICES AND LICENSES
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