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Users of the Web sites, including without limitation Customers and their agents, are prohibited from copying, accessing or distributing any Content, including boat listings and Customer Materials, using any program, tool, application, protocol or device to make automated copies of any Content. You agree that neither you nor your agents will use any "robot," "spider," "rover," "scraper" or any other datamining technology or automatic or manual process to monitor, cache, frame, mask, extract data from, copy or distribute the Web sites, Content or any portion thereof unless expressly authorized in writing by Boats.com. You agree that neither you nor your agents will use any program, tool, application, protocol or device to perform automated entry of data into the Web sites, including without limitation, automation of HTTP SUBMIT into any HTML form on the Web sites, or to copy, scrape or remove Content, data, information or other material from the Web sites for any purpose, whether or not any of the Content, data, information or other material taken is used, redistributed, transmitted, publicly displayed, altered, reformatted or discarded. You agree that neither you nor your agents will use any device, software, protocol, tool, routine or process to damage, disable, impair, interfere with, or attempt to damage, disable, impair, or interfere with, the proper working of the Web sites, Content, or any activities conducted on the Web sites. You agree that neither you nor your agents will take any action that, in Boats.com's sole discretion, overburdens or imposes a disproportionately large load on Boats.com's infrastructure. Any unauthorized use of the Web sites or Content may be subject to prosecution, including, without limitation, termination of any use of the Web sites.
All information, data, text or other materials, including without limitation Customer Materials, posted by the Web sites' visitors or customers anywhere on the Web sites ("Visitor Materials"), including without limitation forums, the Marine Directory, customer web sites, Professional Marine Pages, boat listings, or other interactive areas (collectively, "Interactive Areas"), are the sole responsibility of the person from whom the Visitor Materials originated. Boats.com does not control the Visitor Materials posted in the Interactive Areas and, as such, does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such Visitor Materials. Visitor Materials posted in the Interactive Areas are not confidential and Boats.com may use or reproduce such Visitor Materials as it sees fit. Boats.com cannot and will not monitor all of the postings in the Interactive Areas, but reserves the right (with no obligation) to delete, move or edit any postings that come to its attention that are considered by it unacceptable or inappropriate, whether for legal or other reasons. BY POSTING, UPLOADING OR TRANSMITTING INFORMATION OR CONTENT TO THE WEB SITES, YOU WARRANT AND REPRESENT THAT YOU OWN OR OTHERWISE CONTROL ALL RIGHTS IN AND TO SUCH CONTENT. BOATS.COM HAS NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY TO WEB SITES' VISITORS OR CUSTOMERS OR ANY OTHER PERSON OR ENTITY ARISING OUT OF ANY USE OF OR RELIANCE UPON MATERIALS POSTED BY THE WEB SITES' VISITORS OR CUSTOMERS ON THE WEB SITES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, LIABILITY FOR, ANY ERRORS, OMISSIONS, UNAVAILABILITY, OR MISREPRESENTATIONS IN ANY SUCH MATERIALS.
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Boats.com and its parent company Dominion Marine Media respect the rights of all copyright holders and in this regard has adopted and implemented a policy that provides for the removal of content from this Website under certain circumstances. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide Dominion's Copyright Agent the following information required by the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. 512:
* A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;
* 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;
* Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity, and information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the material;
* Information reasonably sufficient to permit us to contact the complaining party (e.g., address, telephone number and email address);
* A statement that the complaining party has a good faith belief that use of the material is unauthorized; and
* A statement that the information in the notification is accurate and, under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
For copyright inquiries, including notification of claims of infringement, please contact Dominion's Copyright Agent at: Dominion Marine Media, Intellectual Property Administrator, P.O. Box 2576, Norfolk, VA 23501 or IPadministrator@dominionenterprises.com???or 757-351-7000.
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Revised April 2012