Any content you submit
to this Web Site, or otherwise to the Amateur Sports News Network (ASNN),
including stories, information, blog or message board postings, photos,
videos, music and any other content and materials ("User Content"), is
Submission Guidelines and Company's
any User Content.
Note that ASNN usually does not pre-screen your User Content. However, ASNN
has the unfettered right (but not the obligation), in its sole discretion,
to modify, edit, republish, resell, refuse, move, or remove any User
Content. ASNN might or might not post your User Content, and it has no
obligation to do so. Also, ASNN may discard or destroy User Content whenever
it chooses and without any notice or liability to you. You agree that ASNN
may edit, publish, transmit, display and otherwise exploit your User Content
in any manner and in any media whatsoever.
We recognize that in
some cases ASNN will have to exercise judgment in situations as to which the
application of the policy may be ambiguous, or as to which it does not fully
cover or even contemplate. In these cases, we will look to the intended
affect of these policies and act in accordance with its spirit.
With regard to your
User Content, you agree that:
(1) Your User Content is written, designed, captured or otherwise created
exclusively by you and was not copied from another source; OR, all
individuals that created or contributed in any way to your User Content have
granted you permission to submit your User Content, with full knowledge that
ASNN may exploit it in any manner whatsoever.
(2) Your User Content does not threaten, harass, intimidate, abuse others or
use language that is intended to insult others. You may not make any
negative comments that are connected to race or national origin, gender,
sexual preference, religion or physical handicap.
(3) Your User Content does not contain profane, obscene, sexual or other
(4) You won't make false statements. Don't lie or embellish the truth. If
you think something is not true, don't say it (and don't ignore indications
that something may not be true). This goes for anything you say about
another person. Don't defame, libel or disparage anyone. And, always be
truthful about yourself. Don't pretend to be another person and donít access
or submit User Content through anyone elseís account and donít allow others
to submit User Content through your account. Do not provide ASNNís email to
others so that they can submit User Content.
(5) When you reveal information about yourself, such as in blog and message
board postings and any photographs or videos you submit, the public will
actually see it. Assume the entire world is watching. Don't submit any User
Content you don't want anyone and everyone to see.
(6) You will not disclose personal information about other people in your
User Content. Thus, your User Content may not reveal another person's
address, phone number, e-mail address, credit card number or any information
that could be used to track, contact or impersonate that individual or that
is personal in nature. Do not ask others to reveal such information about
(7) Your User Content will not encourage violence, instigate violence or
describe how to perform a violent act.
(8) Your User Content will not promote illegal activity (this means: don't
discuss or encourage anything illegal; if someone could go to jail for
taking action suggested in your User Content, don't post it).
(9) Your User Content will not solicit gambling and you may not use your
User Content to gamble or engage in any gambling activity. Items containing
or related to lottery, a contest of any kind in which the public is unfairly
treated or any enterprise, service or product that tends to encourage, abet,
assist, facilitate or promote illegal or legal gambling will be reviewed as
prohibited. ASNN will not accept advertising for casinos or other places of
gambling including travel services or tourist destinations that directly or
indirectly promote gambling.
(10) Your User Content will not advertise, promote or offer to trade any
products, goods or services. Also, you may not use your User Content or
ASNN's web sites for a pyramid scheme or other multi-tiered marketing
campaign. Do not use ASNN's web sites to raise money for you, your family
members, your friends or anyone else.
(11) Your User Content will not contain viruses, Trojan horses or other
materials that modify, impair, disrupt, alter or interfere with the
operation or maintenance of a ASNN web site. Do not upload materials that
collect or transmit information, including, spyware, passive collection
mechanisms, cookies or other similar devices. Do not launch any automated
system, including any spider, robot, scraper or offline reader. Do not ruin
a ASNN web site for others.
(12) You will not circumvent, disable, violate or otherwise interfere with
web site security, the procedures for sending User Content, or other
limitations on access to or use of ASNN web site.
(13) Advertises any
habit-forming drug, tobacco product, handgun or handgun ammunition,
distilled liquor or any non-alcoholic product containing the name of a hard
liquor product may be refused at our discretion. Beer and wine advertising
is acceptable provided that the product does not contain more that 24%
alcohol by volume. This advertising opportunity will only be displayed on
sites of the target audience that is at least 18 years of age, such as NCAA,
adult softball, and professional coverage.
(14) ASNN may, on a
case-by-case basis and subject to scheduling restrictions, accept
advertising for condoms, erectile dysfunction treatments, birth control
devices or methods, or remedies for sexually transmitted diseases, provided
it is presented in good taste. Any condom advertisements that are
accepted will be restricted to certain web pages such as non-park district
pages and sites targeted youth under the age of 17 years of age.
(15) Advertising for
motion picture and video game industry will follow these guidelines:
>R-Rated (or Not Yet Rated) movies will not be accepted.
>NC-17: Will be considered on a case-by-case basis and will have
restrictions to certain pages on the web site.
>G, PG, PG-13 movies are all acceptable for advertisement.
>M-Rated video games, including RP-Rated = Not Yet Rated) are subject to
Entertainment Software Rating Bureau (ESRB) audience guidelines as well as
review prior consideration.
>A-Rated video games will be considered on a case-by-case basis
>E, EC and T-Rated games are all generally accepted but with subject to
review of content.
(16) ASNN will not
accept advertising that includes any element of intellectual property for
which the advertiser has not obtained that owner's consent to use, including
but not limited to music master, mechanical, performance and synchronization
rights. We will not accept advertising that gives rise to any other
colorable claim of infringement, misappropriation or other form of unfair
(17) Any item
submitted that is or might be injurious or prejudicial to the interests of
the public, ASNN or honest advertising and reputable business in general can
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