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Terms of Use Agreement


When you ("You" or "User") use joelmeine.com (joelmeine.com and related domains) and its related services ("Site") You agree to the following terms and conditions (the "Agreement"). Joel Meine ("Joel Meine" "us" or "we") may at our sole discretion revise these terms from time to time, or at any time, by updating this posting. Unless otherwise provided below, the revised terms will take effect when they are posted.

BY CONTINUING TO USE THE SITE, YOU ARE INDICATING YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF AND AGREEMENT TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT AND ALL REVISIONS THEREOF.

Disclaimer

joelmeine.com is built as a personal website displaying creative work that has been created by Joel Meine. Nothing in joelmeine.com should be construed as an attempt to offer legal, medical or other professional advice. Neither Joel Meine, nor the authors, editors, or users of this site can be responsible for Your use of information contained in or linked from this site.

You may view, copy, print and use content contained on this Web Site (including recorded material) solely for your own personal use and provided that: (1) the content available from this Web Site is used for informational and non-commercial purposes only; (2) no text, graphics or other content available from this Web Site is modified or framed in any way; and (3) no graphics available from this Web Site are used, copied or distributed separate from accompanying text. The use of any such content for commercial purposes is expressly prohibited. Nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring by implication, estoppel or otherwise any license or other grant of right to use any patent, copyright, trademark, servicemark or other intellectual property of Joel Meine or any third party, except as expressly provided herein.

All textual, graphical and other content appearing on this World Wide Web site (www.joelmeine.com) unless otherwise noted, is the property of Joel Meine Copyright © 1994-2014 by Joel Meine. All rights reserved.

All textual, graphical and other content created for FMIC (Fender Musical Instruments Corporation), JCMI (Jackson/Charvel Manufacturing, Inc.), E.L.V.H. Inc., or Gretsch Guitars are copyright of their respective owners.

ADDITIONAL FMIC INFORMATION:

Fender®, Stratocaster®, Strat®, Telecaster®, Tele®, Precision Bass®, P Bass®, Jazz Bass®, J Bass®, and the distinctive headstock and body designs of these guitars are trademarks of Fender Musical Instruments Corporation. All rights reserved.

ACOUSTASONIC, AFFINITY SERIES, AMP CAN, ARTIST AWARD, ARTIST XP SERIES, AUTOMATIC GT, AUTOMATIC SE, BASS BREAKER, BASSMAN, BI-FLEX, BIG APPLE, BLUES JUNIOR, BLUESBIRD, BRONCO, BULLET, BXR, CALIFORNIA CABLES, CALIFORNIA CRANKS, CALIFORNIA TUNERS, CHAMP, CHAMPION 30, CLASSIC ROCKER, CROSSROADS, CYCLONE, DEARMOND, DECO, DELTA COMP, DELTA TONE, DELUXE 90, DELUXE REVERB, DH-1 HUMBUCKER, DUAL SHOWMAN, DYNA-TOUCH, F in Thick Script, F in Thin Script, FENDER in Thick Script, FENDER in Thin Script, FENDER-LACE, FENDER TWO TONE, FRONTMAN AMP, G, GOLD TONE, GUILD, the Guild guitar headstock profile, the narrow (Telecaster) Fender headstock profile, the wide ('60s big Stratocaster) Fender headstock profile, the Fender (Stratocaster) headstock profile, the Fender bass guitar headstock profile, HIMASS, J BASS, JAGMASTER, JAG-STANG, JAGUAR, JAZZ BASS, JAZZMASTER, JET STAR, KXR, LONE STAR, MICRO-TILT, MR.GEARHEAD, MUSICMASTER, MUSTANG, NASHVILLE B-BENDER TELE, NOISELESS, P BASS, PASSPORT, PILOT, PRECISION BASS, PRINCETON, PRO JUNIOR, PRO TONE, PROSONIC, RELIC, ROADHOUSE, ROC PRO, RUMBLE-BASS, S100 POLARA, SC3 PALOMA, SATINKROME, SEVEN STAR, SFX, SFX SATELLITE, SHOWMAN, SHOWMASTER, SIDEKICK, SPL SERIES, SQUIER, STAGE, STAGEMASTER, STARFIRE, STRAT, STRAT-O-TONE, STRATOCASTER, STRATACOUSTIC, STRING DYNAMICS, SUB-SONIC, SUNN, SUPER BULLETS, SUPER REVERB, SUPER-SONIC, TELE, TELE-SONIC, TELECASTER, TELECOUSTIC, TEX-MEX, TEXAS SPECIAL, TIME MACHINE, TONEMASTER, TORONADO, TURBO JET, TWIN AMP, TWIN REVERB, ULTIMATE STEREO CHORUS, VALENCIA, VENUS, VIBRO CHAMP, VIBRO-KING, VIBROLUX, VINTAGE-NOISELESS, VISTA SERIES, VISTA TONE, WOOD TONE FINISH, X150 SAVOY, X160 ROCKABILLY, X170 MANHATTAN, X500 PALADIN and X700 STUART are among the trademarks and service marks of FMIC that may appear in this Web site, many of which are registered in the United States and other countries. This is not a comprehensive list of all trademarks of FMIC. All other names and marks mentioned in this Web Site are the trade names, trademarks or service marks of their respective owners.

ADDITIONAL EVH INFORMATION:

EVH® and the EVH® logo are registered trademarks of E.L.V.H. Inc. The unique stripe design is a copyright (2001) of E.L.V.H. Inc. The unique headstock and body designs of this guitar are the trademarks of FMIC. All rights reserved.

Republishing Policy

Unless otherwise noted, the entire contents of Joel Meine and joelmeine.com are copyrighted by Joel Meine. They may not be reproduced in whole or in part without written permission by Joel Meine.

Nothing on this Web site may be downloaded, reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, modified, made available on a network, used to create derivative works, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, scanning, or otherwise, except (i) in the United States, as permitted under Section 107 or 108 of the 1976 United States Copyright Act, or internationally, as permitted by other applicable national copyright laws, or (ii) as expressly authorized on this Web site, or (iii) with the prior written permission of Joel Meine. Requests to the Publisher for permission should be addressed via certified mail to Joel Meine Creative LLC., 1540 Algoma Blvd. Oshkosh WI , USA , (602) 320-8767.

Copyright © 1994-2014 by Joel Meine. All rights reserved.

Licensing

While You, the author will retain copyrights to Your writing, by posting on joelmeine.com You grant us certain rights and in return we sub-license everything You post under a Creative Commons License. As the author / copyright holder, You are free to use Your content in any manner You choose. You will not be restricted by the terms of this license for the content that You create.

When You post information, text, files, links, software, or other materials ("Content") to the Site, You are granting Joel Meine or warranting that the owner of such Content has expressly granted Joel Meine, a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, fully sub-licensable, non-exclusive right to use, reproduce, modify, translate, adapt, publish, create derivative works therefrom transmit, distribute, perform, display and delete such Content (in whole or in part) worldwide and/or to incorporate such Content in other works in any form, media or technology now known or hereafter developed. Among other things, this grant allows Joel Meine the ability to display commercial advertising on the website. To guarantee that all the work You submit remains free Joel Meine sub-licenses everything You post under a Creative Commons License.

Privacy

We strongly believe that each of our users has a right to maintain their privacy. joelmeine.com does not use spy-ware, ad-ware, pop-up ads, spam or other annoying or intrusive advertising. We do not sell, rent, or exchange your personal information to any third party for marketing purposes.

User Obligations

You agree not to do any of the following while using the Site:

* violate any applicable law, statue, ordinance or regulation;
* post or transmit any Content that You do not have the right to post or transmit under any law, contractual duty or fiduciary relationship;
* post or transmit any Content that infringes a third party's intellectual property rights, rights of publicity or privacy;
* post or transmit any Content that is unlawful, untrue, harassing, libelous, defamatory, abusive, tortuous, threatening, harmful (including but not limited to viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs) or otherwise objectionable;
* access, tamper with or use non-public areas of the Site. Unauthorized individuals attempting to access these areas of the Site may be subject to prosecution;
* gather and use information, such as other users' user names, real names, email addresses, available from the Site to transmit any unsolicited advertising, "junk mail", "spam", or "chain letters;"
* post false or misleading information about a product or service; or
* impersonate or misrepresent Your affiliation with any person or entity.

Intellectual Property Policy

joelmeine.com respects the intellectual property of others and expects users of the Site to do the same.

Pursuant to 17 United States Code 512(c)(2) (Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998), joelmeine.com's designated agent for notice of alleged copyright infringement appearing on our site is our normal contact email which is available on this page:

joel@joelmeine.com

To file a notice of infringement with us, you need to fulfill the requirements specified in Title II of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998. The text of this statute can be found at the U.S. Copyright Office web site, http://www.loc.gov/copyright/legislation/dmca.pdf (visited January 29, 2001).

Notices

joelmeine.com will give You any necessary notices by posting them on the Site. You authorize joelmeine.com to send notices via electronic mail as well if joelmeine.com decides, in its sole discretion, to do so. You agree to check the Site for notices, and that You will be considered to have received a notice when it is made available to You by posting on the Site.

Links

The Site contains links to other web sites or resources. You acknowledge and agree that Joel Meine and joelmeine.com are not responsible or liable for (i) the availability or accuracy of such sites or resources; or (ii) the content, advertising, or products on or available from such sites or resources. The inclusion of any link on the Site does not imply that we endorse the linked site. You use the links at Your own risk.

Errors and Disclaimer of Warranties

We do not guarantee that the information provided will be sufficient or appropriate for every individual or situation. Consequently, YOU USE THE SITE AT YOUR OWN RISK. THE INFORMATION PROVIDED MAY NOT BE ACCURATE, WORK FOR YOUR PARTICULAR SITUATION BE SUITABLE OR APPROPRIATE FOR YOU. WE STRONGLY URGE YOU TO CONSULT A PROFESSIONAL OR SOME OTHER AUTHORITY IN THE APPROPRIATE FIELD BEFORE USING ANY OF THE INFORMATION THAT WE PROVIDE.

While we make every effort to provide a sterile server environment, we also do not guarantee that the Site will be error free or that it or the servers that operate it are free of viruses or other harmful components. If Your use of the Site results in the need for servicing or replacing property, material, equipment or data, we are not responsible for those costs.

Without limiting the foregoing, EVERYTHING ON THE SITE IS PROVIDED TO YOU "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" WITHOUT WARRANTY OR CONDITION OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF AVAILABILITY, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, TIMELINESS, SECURITY, COMPLETENESS, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. Please note that some jurisdictions may not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so some of the above exclusions may not apply to You.

Joel Meine and joelmeine.com ALSO MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT THE SITE WILL MEET USER'S REQUIREMENTS NOR DOES Joel Meine and joelmeine.com MAKE ANY WARRANTY AS TO THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE SITE. Joel Meine and joelmeine.com MAKES NO WARRANTY REGARDING ANY GOODS OR SERVICES PURCHASED OR OBTAINED THROUGH THE SITE OR ANY TRANSACTIONS ENTERED INTO THROUGH THE SITE WITH THE EXCEPTION OF SERVICES DOCUMENTED IN A PHYSICAL CONTRACTUAL AGREEMENT SIGNED BETWEEN JOEL MEINE AND A "CLIENT" SPECIFICALLY FOR ARTISTIC CREATIVE SERVICES AS ILLUSTRATED ON JOELMEINE.COM.

NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY USER FROM joelmeine.com OR THROUGH THE SITE SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY MADE HEREIN.

Indemnity

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Joel Meine and joelmeine.com, its officers, directors, employees, agents, attorneys, accountants, consultants, and ad visors and its Content Providers from and against any claims, actions or demands, including without limitation reasonable legal and accounting fees, made by any third party due to or resulting from Your use of the Site or the Site Content or Your violation of this Agreement.

Limitation of Liability

OUR AGGREGATE LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL CLAIMS ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SITE OR THE SITE CONTENT IS LIMITED TO ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($100.00). NEITHER Joel Meine or joelmeine.com NOR ANY OTHER PARTY INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING, OR DELIVERING THE SITE SHALL BE LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR INDIRECT DAMAGES RESULTING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO, OR USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE AND THE SITE CONTENT, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE) OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT WE KNOW OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE. You acknowledge accept and agree that without these limitations, we could not provide low cost and/or free access to the Site. Because some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to You.

General Provisions

You are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws, keeping in mind that access to the Site Content may not be legal by certain persons or in certain countries. If any part of this Agreement is held to be unenforceable, the unenforceable part shall be given effect to the greatest extent possible and the remainder will remain in full force and effect. This Agreement is personal to You and You may not transfer, assign or delegate this Agreement to anyone without the express written permission of Joel Meine. Any attempt by You to assign, transfer or delegate this Agreement without the express written permission of Joel Meine shall be null and void. This Agreement will be governed by the law of Arizona, U.S.A, without regard to its conflicts of law provisions and venue and jurisdiction shall solely and exclusively be in Maricopa County. Any dispute You may have with respect to this Site must be commenced within one year after it arises, or the cause of action is barred. The paragraph headings in this Agreement, shown in boldface type, are included to help make the agreement easier to read and have no binding effect. The Agreement comprises the entire agreement between You and Joel Meine and joelmeine.com with respect to the use of the Site and supersedes all prior agreements between the parties regarding the subject matter contained herein. We suggest that You print out a copy of this Agreement for Your records.

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