The Site and its Use
The Running Aces Harness Park Web site is owned and provided by North Metro Harness Initiative, LLC d.b.a. Running Aces Harness Park. The applicable North Metro Web site or sites are referred to herein as the "Site." North Metro Harness, Inc., its parents and affiliates are referred to collectively herein as “North Metro”. Each Site is provided for your personal information and non-commercial use. Please feel free to browse the Site; however, your access to and use of the Site is subject to these Terms and all applicable laws.
You shall use the Site for lawful purposes only. You shall not post or transmit through the Site any information or material which violates or infringes, in any way, the rights of others, or which is unlawful, threatening, abusive, defamatory, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, vulgar, obscene, profane, harassing, or otherwise objectionable. Nor shall you post or transmit through the Site any information or material which encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to liability or otherwise violate any law or administrative ruling or guideline, is in violation of these Terms, or which, without North Metro’s prior written approval, contain advertising or any solicitation with respect to products or services. Any conduct by you that, in North Metro’s opinion, restricts or inhibits any other user from using or enjoying the Site will not be permitted.
The Site contains information and materials, including but not limited to, text, software, photos, video, graphics and audio, (collectively "Materials") which are derived in whole or in part from information and materials supplied by North Metro and other sources, and are protected by international copyright, trademark and other laws.
The site and materials and related communications are provided "as is" without any representations or warranties, express or implied, of any kind, including, but not limited to, warranties of merchantability, non-infringement, or fitness for particular purpose. Some jurisdictions do not allow for the exclusion of implied warranties, so the above exclusions of implied warranties may not be applicable under certain circumstances. North Metro also does not warrant the accuracy or completeness of the materials, including but not limited to the reliability of any advice, statement or other information displayed or distributed through the site. You acknowledge by the use of the site that any reliance on any such materials, advice, statement or information shall be at your sole risk.
North Metro assumes no responsibility, and shall not be liable for any damages to, or viruses that may infect, your computer equipment or other property on account of your access to, use of, or browsing in the site (including any bulletin board and chat room) or your downloading of any materials from the site.
North Metro may provide as a convenience to you, links to Web sites operated by other entities and persons, but makes no representations whatsoever about any other Web site which you may access through this one. Any link to a non-North Metro Web site does not mean that North Metro endorses or accepts any responsibility for the content, or the use of such Web site. If you use these sites, you do so at your own risk. North Metro makes no warranty or representation regarding, and does not sponsor or endorse, any linked Web sites or the information or materials appearing thereon or any of products and services described thereon. Furthermore, links do not imply that North Metro is affiliated or associated with, or that any linked site is authorized to use any trademark, trade name, logo, or copyright of North Metro.
Third Party Content
Any opinions, statements, services, offers or other information or content expressed or made available in the Site by any third party are those of the respective author(s) or distributor(s) and not of North Metro.
Limitation of Liability
Your use and browsing of the Site is at your risk. If you are dissatisfied with any of the Materials contained in the Site, or with any of these Terms, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue accessing and using the Site.
Under no circumstances will north metro, its parents or affiliates, its suppliers or other third parties mentioned at, or involved in creating, producing, or delivering the site be liable for any direct, incidental, consequential, indirect, special or punitive damages whatsoever (including without limitation, costs and expenses of any type incurred, lost profits, lost data or programs, and business interruption) arising out of your access to, use, inability to use or the results of use of the site, any web sites linked to the site, or any materials contained at any or all such sites (including but not limited to those caused by or resulting from a failure of performance; error; omission; linking to other web sites; interruption; deletion; defect; delay in operation or transmission; computer virus; communication line failure; or destruction, unauthorized access to, alteration of, or use of any computer or system), whether based on warranty, contract, tort, negligence, strict liability, or any other legal theory and whether or not north metro was advised of the possibility of such damages. North Metro, its parents or affiliates shall have no liability or responsibility for any acts, omissions, or conduct of any user or other third party.
Information Provided By You
It has been and remains North Metro’s policy not to accept or consider ideas, suggestions or materials other than those that North Metro has specifically requested from you. Accordingly, North Metro does not want you to, and you should not, send any confidential or proprietary information to North Metro through the Site unless specifically requested by North Metro. Please note that any unsolicited information or material sent to North Metro will be deemed not to be confidential or proprietary. By submitting information and material to the Site, you automatically grant to North Metro (or warrant that the owner of such information and material has expressly granted to North Metro) a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, unrestricted, right and license to use, reproduce, display, perform, modify, adapt, publish, translate, transmit and distribute, or otherwise make available to other such information and material (in whole or in part and for any purpose) worldwide and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media, or technology now known or hereafter developed. You also agree that North Metro is free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how, or techniques that you send North Metro for any purpose.
As further provided above, North Metro does not want to receive, and you are deemed to covenant and agree through the use of the Site not to provide, any information or materials to North Metro that are defamatory, threatening, obscene, harassing, in violation of any law, governmental requirements or otherwise unlawful, or that incorporate the proprietary information or materials of another person or entity.
You shall not upload, post or otherwise make available on the Site any information and material protected by copyright, trademark or other proprietary right without the express written permission of the owner of such right(s). You shall be solely liable for any damages resulting from any infringement of copyright, proprietary rights, or any other harm resulting from such a submission.
North Metro reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to revise these Terms at any time and correct any errors or omissions in any portion of the Site and Materials. Materials may also be changed, modified, added, or removed and updated without notice at any time; however, North Metro is under no obligation to update Materials. North Metro may also make changes in the products, services, programs, or prices (if any) described in the Site at any time without notice. Your continued use of the Site after any change North Metro makes to the Site will be considered acceptance of those changes. You should revisit these Terms from time to time to review the then-current Terms because they are binding on you.
Linking to Site
Anyone linking to North Metro’s Site must comply with North Metro’s guidelines for linking to North Metro’s Site and all applicable laws.
The Site is administered by North Metro from its offices in the United States. Materials published at the Site may refer to products, programs, or services that are not available in your country. Consult your local North Metro business contact in this regard. Furthermore, North Metro makes no representation that the Materials at the Site are appropriate or available for use at other locations outside of the United States and access to them from territories where their contents are illegal is prohibited. You may not use the Site or export information and materials in violation of the export laws of the United States or any other country. If you access the Site from a location outside of the United States, you are responsible for compliance with all applicable laws.
These Terms shall be governed by the laws of the State of Minnesota, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law. If any provision of this Agreement and Terms shall be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable then that provision shall be severable from these Terms and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.
These Terms constitute the entire agreement between North Metro and you with respect to your use of the Site. Any cause of action you may have with respect to your use of the Site must be commenced within six (6) months after the claim or cause of action arises.
North Metro is aware of the need to address Internet privacy issues and we believe you should be aware of how we intend to treat any information about you that we might receive on the Internet as a result of your visit to the Site.
Information About North Metro On-Line Visitors
You can visit North Metro on the Site without telling us who you are or revealing any information about yourself. Our web servers collect the domain names, not the e-mail addresses, of visitors. In general, we gather information about users of the Site collectively in order to determine, for example, which areas users access more frequently and which Materials users access the most. This information helps us to determine what is most beneficial for our users, and how we can continually create a better overall experience for our users by improving the content of the Site.
Web Site Links
This Site contains links to web site owned by third parties. While North Metro tries to link only to sites that share its high standards and respect for privacy, North Metro cannot take responsibility for the content or the privacy practices employed by other sites. These links are provided solely as a convenience to you and are not an endorsement by us of the contents on those other sites.
If at anytime North Metro changes its privacy commitment, North Metro will post those changes here so that you will know what information North Metro gathers and how North Metro might use that information.