This website (this "Site" Bubblews.com) is owned and operated by Bubblews.com, LLC. This Site consists of services and content provided by Bubblews.com LLC, our affiliated entities and third parties.
We have the right to remove (and not pay out) any account that partakes in the conduct listed below (Updated 1/18/2013):
1. Submitting content that you did not write yourself. Copying content from other websites around the internet is stealing and Bubblews will never pay you for that.
2. Abusing our likes/views/comment system by partaking in exchange groups and requesting for them through other Bubblews' members.
3. Utilizing Traffic Exchange, Bots, Proxies, Virtual Private Network and other forms of IP manipulation is stealing from Bubblews.
4. Submitting posts that only contain pictures and/or containing very limited text is prohibited as this is not content our advertisers like to pay for.
5. Posting Pornographic/semi-pornographic images and/or content to Bubblews.
6. Posting LESS THAN 400 characters per post.
7. Posting material not written in English (Only exception is if you supplement your post with an English translation).
8. Posting links within your bubbles to cite/source/enhance your work is fine, but please do not post Referral or Affiliate links to other websites. Use your best discretion and if you are unsure please email in.
Amended Clauses as of 1/31/12:
- Bubblews.com L.L.C. is in no way liable for any content that may be plagiarized or posted by a user of this website because the content of this website is derived by a user. We will however, enforce any rules and remove any content which is posted illegally or plagiarized. The user may also be required to return any funds gained.
- Users under the age of 18 are required to post the supplemental information regarding their parents or legal guardian in which whom will receive any funds gained from this website.
- Bubblews.com L.L.C. reserves the right to remove any “posts” that we deem vulgar and/or stolen and also remove any funds associated with that post.
- We reserve to amend this Terms of Service at any time. We will be sure to notify the users when we do and allow them to “opt out.”
- Bubblews.com L.L.C. will redeem funds gained by a user in the form of a check, Paypal deposit, VISA gift card and/or donate to a charity. This is the users choice.
- Bubblews.com L.L.C. will never charge the user a penny, nor ask for their social security number or any personal identification information.
- Bubblews.com L.L.C. is in no way responsible for taxation of a users funds nor are we responsible to provide any information or guidelines on how to handle (if any) state/federal taxation on any funds received by Bubblews.com L.L.C.
These Terms of Service apply to your use of this Site. By using any part of this Site, you agree, without limitation or qualification, to comply with all of the provisions contained in these Terms of Service. Bubblews.com authorizes you to use this Site only for your personal, non-commercial use. You shall be responsible for protecting the confidentiality of your password(s), if any, and shall be fully responsible for the use of this Site by any other person you permit to access this Site. Bubblews.com shall have the right at any time and from time to time to change or discontinue any aspect or feature of this Site, including, but not limited to, content, hours of availability and equipment needed for access or use.
Bubblews.com shall have the right at any time and from time to time to change or modify the Terms of Service applicable to your use of this Site, or any part thereof, or to impose new conditions for use. All such changes, modifications, additions or deletions shall be effective immediately upon notice thereof, which may be given by any means determined by Bubblews.com, including, but not limited to, posting on this Site, by electronic or conventional mail or by any other means by which you obtain notice thereof. Any use of this Site by you after such notice shall be deemed to constitute your acceptance of such changes, modifications or additions.
THE MATERIALS, PRODUCTS AND SERVICES ON THIS SITE ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, WARRANTIES OF TITLE OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY.
Bubblews.com ASSUMES NO LIABILITY IN CONNECTION WITH ANY USE OF THIS SITE. USE OF THIS SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. NEITHER Bubblews.com, Bubblews.com AFFILIATED COMPANIES NOR ANY OF THEIR RESPECTIVE EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, THIRD PARTY CONTENT PROVIDERS, SPONSORS, ASSIGNEES OR LICENSEES (COLLECTIVELY, THE "Bubblews.com PARTIES") WARRANT THAT THIS SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE; NOR DO THEY MAKE ANY WARRANTY AS TO THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM USE OF THIS SITE, OR AS TO THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY OR CONTENT OF ANY INFORMATION, SERVICE OR MERCHANDISE PROVIDED THROUGH THIS SITE. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
THIS DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY APPLIES TO ANY DAMAGES OR INJURY CAUSED BY ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, ERROR, OMISSION, INTERRUPTION, DELETION, DEFECT, DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, COMPUTER VIRUS, COMMUNICATION LINE FAILURE, THEFT OR DESTRUCTION OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO, ALTERATION OF, OR USE OF RECORDS, WHETHER FOR BREACH OF CONTRACT, TORTIOUS BEHAVIOR, NEGLIGENCE, OR UNDER ANY OTHER CAUSE OF ACTION. YOU SPECIFICALLY ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT Bubblews.com IS NOT LIABLE FOR THE DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF OTHER USERS OR THIRD PARTIES AND THAT THE RISK OF INJURY FROM THE FOREGOING RESTS ENTIRELY WITH YOU.
4. Limitation of Liability
IN NO EVENT WILL Bubblews.com, THE Bubblews.com PARTIES OR OTHER THIRD PARTIES MENTIONED ON THIS SITE BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THOSE RESULTING FROM LOST PROFITS, LOST DATA OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) ARISING OUT OF THE USE, INABILITY TO USE, OR THE RESULTS OF USE OF THIS SITE, ANY WEBSITES LINKED TO THIS SITE, OR THE MATERIALS OR INFORMATION OR SERVICES CONTAINED AT ANY OR ALL SUCH SITES, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY AND WHETHER OR NOT ESEA HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. IF YOUR USE OF THE MATERIALS, INFORMATION OR SERVICES FROM THIS SITE RESULTS IN THE NEED FOR SERVICING, REPAIR OR CORRECTION OF EQUIPMENT OR DATA, YOU ASSUME ALL COSTS THEREOF. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THESE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
5. Your Conduct
A. You agree to use this Site for non-commercial, lawful purposes only and shall not post or transmit through this Site any material which violates or infringes in any way upon the rights of others, which is unlawful, threatening, abusive, defamatory, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, vulgar, obscene, profane or otherwise objectionable, which encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, gives rise to civil liability or otherwise violates any law, or which, without Bubblews.com's express prior approval, contains advertising or any solicitation with respect to products or services. Any conduct by you that, in Bubblews.com's sole discretion, restricts or inhibits any other user from using or enjoying this Site will not be permitted. Without limiting the foregoing, prohibited conduct includes, but is not limited to: (i) propagation of computer worms, viruses and other such malicious code, (ii) using (directly or indirectly) this Site or its computer network to make unauthorized entry to any other machine accessible through this Site or its computer network, and (iii) use of this Site to advertise or perform any commercial solicitation, including, but not limited to, the solicitation of users of this Site to become users of other on-line services. Without limiting any other rights or remedies of Bubblews.com, violations of the foregoing may result in removal of any prohibited communications and/or termination of your access to this Site.
B. You understand and agree that access to this Site may result in access to other user's names, screen names, email addresses or other user information (collectively, "User Information"), and you acknowledge and agree that such User Information and any Bubblews.com services and/or any software used in connection with Bubblews.com services ("Software") constitute proprietary and confidential information that is protected by applicable intellectual property and other laws and treaties. You agree not to disclose or otherwise use any proprietary or confidential information appearing on this Site without the prior written consent of Bubblews.com, whether such information is labeled "confidential" or "proprietary" or could reasonably be regarded as confidential or proprietary.
C. This Site contains copyrighted material, trademarks and other proprietary information, including, but not limited to, text, software, photos, video, graphics, music and sound, and the entire contents of this Site are copyrighted as a collective work under the United States copyright laws. Bubblews.com owns a copyright in the selection, coordination, arrangement and enhancement of such content, as well as in the content original to it. You may not modify, publish, transmit, participate in the transfer or sale, create derivative works or in any way exploit any of the content, in whole or in part. Except as otherwise expressly permitted under copyright law, no copying, redistribution, retransmission, publication or commercial or non-commercial exploitation of material on this Site will be permitted without the express permission of Bubblews.com and the copyright owner. In the event of any permitted copying, redistribution or publication of copyrighted material, no changes in or deletion of author attribution, trademark legend or copyright notice shall be made. You acknowledge and agree that you do not acquire any ownership rights by accessing or otherwise using copyrighted material.
D. You shall not upload, post, submit or otherwise make available on this Site any material protected by copyright, trademark or other proprietary right without the express permission of the owner of the copyright, trademark or other proprietary right and the burden of determining that any material is not protected by copyright rests with you. You shall be solely liable for any damage resulting from any infringement of copyrights, proprietary rights, or any other harm resulting from such a submission. By submitting material to any public area of this Site, or otherwise submitting materials to Bubblews.com, you automatically grant, or warrant that the owner of such material has expressly granted Bubblews.com the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, edit, creative derivative works from, distribute, and sub-license such material (in whole or in part, through multiple tiers and/or via syndication) worldwide and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media or technology now known or hereafter developed for the full term of any copyright that may exist in such material. You also permit any other user to access, view, store or reproduce the material for their personal use. Please note that Bubblews.com does not want to receive confidential information from any user and any information received will be deemed NOT confidential or proprietary. It is understood that by appearing and participating in any Bubblews.com competition, you grant Bubblews.com and its assignees and licensees right to review and make public any and all game play, film, photograph and record your name, nickname, pseudonym, persona, picture, biographical material, voice and/or likeness and to use and distribute the same in any manner or media whatsoever, by any and all means, media, devices, processes and technology now or hereafter known or devised anywhere in the universe at anytime in perpetuity, for any lawful purpose whatsoever, including advertising, publicity or trade.
E. The foregoing provisions of this Section 5 are for the benefit of Bubblews.com, Bubblews.com affiliated companies and its third party content providers, assignees and licensees and each shall have the right to assert and enforce such provisions directly or on its own behalf.
Any controversy, claim or dispute arising out of or relating to these Terms of Service, its breach or claimed breach shall be settled by arbitration administered by the American Arbitration Association in accordance with its Commercial Arbitration Rules in Virginia, except that, to the extent you have in any manner violated or threatened to violate Bubblews.com 's intellectual property or confidentiality rights, Bubblews.com may seek injunctive, monetary or other appropriate relief in any state or federal court in the State of Virginia (and Bubblews.com may assert both intellectual property causes of action and other appropriate causes of action in any such action), and you consent to exclusive jurisdiction and venue in such courts. The arbitrator's award shall be binding and may be entered as a judgment in any court of competent jurisdiction. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, no arbitration under these Terms of Service shall be joined to an arbitration involving any other party subject to these Terms and Condition, whether through class arbitration proceedings or otherwise. The arbitrator is authorized to grant Bubblews.com its reasonable fees and costs (including reasonable attorney's fees) incurred by Bubblews.com in any action to enforce these Terms of Service.
Bubblews.com shall have the right, but not the obligation, to monitor the content of this Site, including chat rooms and forums, to determine compliance with these Terms of Service and any operating rules established by Bubblews.com and to satisfy any law, regulation or authorized government request. Without limiting the foregoing, Bubblews.com shall have the right to remove any material that Bubblews.com, in its sole discretion, finds to be in violation of the provisions hereof or otherwise objectionable.
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Bubblews.com, Bubblews.com affiliated companies and their respective directors, officers, employees, agents, assignees and licensees from and against all claims and expenses, including attorneys' fees, resulting from (i) any breach of these Terms of Service or your negligent and wrongful conduct; (ii) your use and access of this Site, including the posting of any content on this Site by you; and (iii) violation by you of any applicable law, rule or regulation.
You may terminate your account at any time by sending a termination request to us at support (at) Bubblews.com and we will process your request within a reasonable time after receipt. Without limiting the foregoing Bubblews.com shall have the right to immediately terminate any of your passwords or accounts in the event of any conduct by you which Bubblews.com, in its sole discretion, considers to be unacceptable, or in the event of any breach by you of these Terms of Service. The provisions of Sections 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 11, 12, 13 and 14 shall survive termination of these Terms of Service.
10. Intellectual Property
Bubblews.com and other Bubblews.com graphics, logos, designs, page headers, button icons, scripts and service names (jointly referred to as "Bubblews.com Marks") are the exclusive property of Bubblews.com, LLC. All rights reserved. Bubblews.com Marks and trade dress may not be used, including as part of trademarks or domain names, in connections with any product of service that is likely to cause confusion and may not be copied, imitated, or used, in whole or part, without the prior written permission of Bubblews.com.
11. Third Party Content
Bubblews.com is a distributor (and not a publisher) of content supplied by third parties and users of this Site. Accordingly, Bubblews.com has no more editorial control over such content than does a public library, bookstore, or newsstand. Any opinions, advice, statements, services, offers, or other information or content expressed or made available by third parties, including information providers, or any user of this Site are those of the respective author(s) or distributor(s) and not of Bubblews.com. Neither Bubblews.com nor any third-party provider of information guarantees the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any content, nor its merchantability or fitness for any particular purpose. Refer to Sections 3 and 4 above for the complete provisions governing limitation of liabilities and disclaimers of warranty.
In many instances, the content available through this Site represents the opinions and judgments of the respective information provider or users not under contract with Bubblews.com. Bubblews.com neither endorses nor is responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any opinion, advice or statement made on this Site. Under no circumstances will Bubblews.com be liable for any loss or damage caused by your reliance on information obtained through this Site. It is your responsibility to evaluate the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any information, opinion, advice or other content available through this Site.
13. Copyright Complaints
Bubblews.com owns, protects and enforces copyrights in its own creative material and respects the copyright properties of others. Users are prohibited from uploading, posting or otherwise transmitting on the Site any materials that violate another party's intellectual property rights.
These Terms of Service (which hereby incorporate by reference any other provisions applicable to use of this Site, including, but not limited to, any supplemental terms governing the use of certain specific material contained on this Site and any operating rules for this Site established by Bubblews.com) constitutes the entire agreement of the parties with respect to the subject matter. The provisions of these Terms of Service will be deemed severable, and the unenforceability of any one or more provisions will not affect the enforceability of any other provisions. In addition, if any provision of these Terms of Service, for any reason, is declared to be unenforceable, the parties will substitute an enforceable provision that, to the maximum extent possible under applicable law, preserves the intentions of the original provision. The section headings used herein are for convenience only and shall not be given any legal import.