IllinoisRoads.info Terms of Service
These Terms of Service govern your use of the IllinoisRoads.info website (the “Site”) only.
The Site is owned and operated by IllinoisRoads.info (“we” or “us”). By
using this Site, you agree to be bound by these Terms of Service and to use the Site
terms and conditions that may apply to specific sections of the Site or to products
and services available through the Site. Accessing the Site, in any manner, whether
automated or otherwise, constitutes use of the Site and your agreement to be bound
by these Terms of Service.
We reserve the right to change these Terms of Service or to impose new conditions on
use of the Site, from time to time, in which case we will post the revised Terms of
Service on this website. By continuing to use the Site after we post any such changes,
you accept the Terms of Service, as modified.
Intellectual Property Rights
IllinoisRoads.info’s Limited License to You. This Site and all the
materials available on the Site are the property of us and/or our affiliates or
licensors, and are protected by copyright, trademark, and other intellectual
property laws. You may not use the Site or the materials available on the Site
in a manner that constitutes an infringement of our rights or that has not been
authorized by us. More specifically, unless explicitly authorized in these Terms
of Service or by the owner of the materials, you may not modify, copy, reproduce,
republish, upload, post, transmit, translate, sell, create derivative works,
exploit, or distribute in any manner or medium (including by email or other
electronic means) any material from the Site. You may, however, from time to
time, download and/or print one copy of individual pages of the Site for your
personal, non-commercial use, provided that you keep intact all copyright and
other proprietary notices.
Your License to IllinoisRoads.info. By posting or submitting any
material (including, without limitation, photos and videos) to us via the Site,
you are representing: (i) that you are the owner of the material, or are making
your posting or submission with the express consent of the owner of the material;
and (ii) that you are thirteen years of age or older. In addition, when you submit
or post any material, you are granting us, and anyone authorized by us, a
royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive, unrestricted, worldwide
license to use, copy, modify, transmit, sell, exploit, create derivative works
from, distribute, and/or publicly perform or display such material, in whole
or in part, in any manner or medium, now known or hereafter developed, for
any purpose. The foregoing grant shall include the right to exploit any
proprietary rights in such posting or submission, including, but not limited to,
rights under copyright, trademark, service mark or patent laws under any relevant
jurisdiction. Also, in connection with the exercise of such rights, you grant us,
and anyone authorized by us, the right to identify you as the author of any of
your postings or submissions by name, email address or screen name, as we deem
Limitations on Linking and Framing. You may establish a hypertext link to the
Site so long as the link does not state or imply any sponsorship of your site
by IllinoisRoads.info. However, you may not, without our prior
written permission, frame or inline link any of the content of the Site, or
incorporate into another website or other service any of our material, content
or intellectual property.
Throughout the Site, we have provided links and pointers to Internet sites
maintained by third parties. Our linking to such third-party sites does not
imply an endorsement or sponsorship of such sites, or the information, products
or services offered on or through the sites. In addition, neither we nor our
parent or subsidiary companies nor any of our respective affiliates operate or
control in any respect any information, products or services that third parties
may provide on or through the Site or on websites linked to by us on the Site.
THE INFORMATION, PRODUCTS AND SERVICES OFFERED ON OR THROUGH THE SITE AND ANY
THIRD-PARTY SITES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND EITHER
EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW,
WE DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO,
IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. WE
DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE SITE OR ANY OF ITS FUNCTIONS WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR
ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT ANY PART OF THIS SITE,
INCLUDING BULLETIN BOARDS, OR THE SERVERS THAT MAKE IT AVAILABLE, ARE FREE OF
VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.
WE DO NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OR THE RESULTS
OF THE USE OF THE SITE OR MATERIALS ON THIS SITE OR ON THIRD-PARTY SITES IN
TERMS OF THEIR CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, TIMELINESS, RELIABILITY OR OTHERWISE.
This Site may include a variety of features, such as bulletin boards, web logs,
chat rooms, and email services, which allow feedback to us and real-time
interaction between users, and other features, such as personalized home
pages and email services, which allow users to communicate with others.
Responsibility for what is posted on bulletin boards, web logs, chat rooms,
and other public posting areas on the Site, or sent via any email services on the Site,
lies with each user – you alone are responsible for the material you post or send.
We do not control the messages, information or files that you or others may provide
through the Site. It is a condition of your use of the Site that you do not:
- Restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Service.
- Use the Site to impersonate any person or entity, or falsely state or otherwise
misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity.
- Interfere with or disrupt any servers or networks used to provide the Site or
its features, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations
of the networks we use to provide the Site.
- Use the Site to instigate or encourage others to commit illegal activities or
cause injury or property damage to any person.
- Gain unauthorized access to the Site, or any account, computer system, or
network connected to this Site, by means such as hacking, password mining or
other illicit means.
- Obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means
not intentionally made available through this Site.
- Use the Site to post or transmit any unlawful, threatening, abusive, libelous,
defamatory, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, profane or indecent information of
any kind, including without limitation any transmissions constituting or
encouraging conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to
civil liability or otherwise violate any local, state, national or international
- Use the Site to post or transmit any information, software or other material
that violates or infringes upon the rights of others, including material that
is an invasion of privacy or publicity rights or that is protected by copyright,
trademark or other proprietary right, or derivative works with respect thereto,
without first obtaining permission from the owner or rights holder.
- Use the Site to post or transmit any information, software or other material
that contains a virus or other harmful component.
- Use the Site to post, transmit or in any way exploit any information, software
or other material for commercial purposes, or that contains advertising.
- Use the Site to advertise or solicit to anyone to buy or sell products or
services, or to make donations of any kind, without our express written approval.
- Gather for marketing purposes any email addresses or other personal information
that has been posted by other users of the Site.
- You understand that we have no obligation to monitor any bulletin boards, chat
rooms, web logs, or other areas of the Site through which users can supply
information or material. However, we reserve the right at all times to disclose
any information we believe necessary to satisfy any law, regulation or governmental
request, or to refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole
or in part, that in our sole discretion are objectionable or in violation of these
Terms of Service. We also reserve the right to deny access to the Site or any
features of the Site to anyone who violates these Terms of Service or who, in
our sole judgment, interferes with the ability of others to enjoy our website
or infringes the rights of others.
If you elect to sign-up for a particular feature of the Site, such as chat rooms,
web logs, or bulletin boards, you may also be asked to register with us on the
form provided and such registration may require you to provide personally
identifiable information such as your name and email address. You agree to
provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as
prompted by the Site’s registration form. If we have reasonable grounds to
suspect that such information is untrue, inaccurate, or incomplete, we have
the right to suspend or terminate your account and refuse any and all current
or future use of the Site (or any portion thereof). Our use of any personally
identifiable information you provide to us as part of the registration process
To use certain features of the Site, you will need a username and password,
which you will receive through the Site’s registration process. You are
responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the password and account,
and are responsible for all activities (whether by you or by others) that occur
under your password or account. You agree to notify us immediately of any
unauthorized use of your password or account or any other breach of security,
and to ensure that you exit from your account at the end of each session. We
cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure
to protect your password or account information.
Limitation of Liability
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE, SHALL WE,
OUR SUBSIDIARY AND PARENT COMPANIES OR AFFILIATES BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT,
INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM THE
USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE SITE, INCLUDING ITS MATERIALS, PRODUCTS,
OR SERVICES, OR THIRD-PARTY MATERIALS, PRODUCTS, OR SERVICES MADE AVAILABLE
THROUGH THE SITE, EVEN IF WE ARE ADVISED BEFOREHAND OF THE POSSIBILITY OF
SUCH DAMAGES. (BECAUSE SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION
OF CERTAIN CATEGORIES OF DAMAGES, THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
IN SUCH STATES, OUR LIABILITY AND THE LIABILITY OF OUR SUBSIDIARY AND PARENT
COMPANIES OR AFFILIATES IS LIMITED TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY SUCH
STATE LAW.) YOU SPECIFICALLY ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT WE ARE NOT LIABLE
FOR ANY DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF ANY USER. IF YOU ARE
DISSATISFIED WITH THE SITE, ANY MATERIALS, PRODUCTS, OR SERVICES ON THE
SITE, OR WITH ANY OF THE SITE’S TERMS AND CONDITIONS, YOUR SOLE AND
EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USING THE SITE.
We may cancel or terminate your right to use the Site or any part of the
Site at any time without notice. In the event of cancellation or termination,
you are no longer authorized to access the part of the Site affected by
such cancellation or termination. The restrictions imposed on you with
respect to material downloaded from the Site, and the disclaimers and
limitations of liabilities set forth in these Terms of Service, shall
This agreement constitutes the entire agreement between us and you with
respect to the subject matter contained in this agreement and supersedes
all previous and contemporaneous agreements, proposals and communications,
written oral. You also may be subject to additional terms and conditions
that may apply when you use the products or services of a third party
that are provided through the Site. In the event of any conflict between
any such third-party terms and conditions and these Terms of Service,
these Terms of Service shall govern. This agreement shall be governed
by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Wisconsin
without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law. If any
provision of this agreement shall be unlawful, void or for any reason
unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from this
agreement and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any