Thank you for visiting the website of the TVB, the not-for-profit trade association of America’s broadcast television industry (“TVB” or “we” or “us”). Through this website and certain affiliated sites, TVB provides a diverse variety of tools and resources to support its Members and to help advertisers make the best use of local television.
As our organization and the Internet are evolving, there will be changes to the Website, and TVB may modify these Terms. Any modifications will be included on this page and your use of the Site after those modifications have been made constitutes acceptance of the Terms as modified.
To use this Site, you must be over 18 years old.
When you sign up for any services on the Site, you must:
Otherwise, we reserve the right to suspend or cancel any registration and to forbid you from using the Site and its services (immediately and in the future).
You may not use the TVB Website for any purposes that violate the laws or regulations of the United States or the country from which you are visiting the Site, or that violate these Terms.
Our Site contains information, reports, data, applications, graphics, text, images, logos, software and other material ("Content") belonging to TVB or to its affiliates, partners and other third parties. You acknowledge and agree that all Content is protected by copyright and other intellectual property and proprietary rights in effect in the United States and elsewhere, and that these rights are owned by TVB or by third parties and are valid and protected in all forms, media and technologies that exist now or are developed or created in the future.
Our Content is available for your use subject to the following conditions: You acknowledge and agree that all Content you access, download, copy or otherwise obtain from the TVB.org website is obtained pursuant to a nonexclusive license whereby TVB grants you the right to use such Content for lawful purposes only. You further acknowledge and agree that pursuant to this nonexclusive license you may not claim any ownership or authorship rights in such Content. Also, when you use such Content you agree to credit the Content’s source as it is credited on the TVB website to either TVB or to the appropriate third party owner or author.
It is your responsibility to evaluate the accuracy, completeness, and usefulness of all the Content provided on the TVB.org website prior to your use of the Content. TVB does not endorse or represent the reliability, accuracy, or quality of any of the Content. Content that you download or otherwise obtain through the TVB.org website is obtained and will be used at your sole risk.
YOU EXPRESSLY ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT:
(a) YOUR USE OF THE SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE SITE IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, WE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
(b) WE DO NOT WARRANT OR REPRESENT THAT (i) THE SITE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, (ii) USE OF THE SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE, (iii) THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE SITE WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE, (iv) THE QUALITY OF ANY INFORMATION, SERVICES OR OTHER MATERIAL OBTAINED BY YOU THROUGH THE SITE WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS, (v) THE SERVERS THAT MAKE THE SITE AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES
OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS; OR (vi) ANY ERRORS IN THE SITE WILL BE CORRECTED.
(c) ANY MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE SITE IS DOWNLOADED OR OBTAINED AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOADING OR OBTAINING OF ANY SUCH MATERIAL. YOU (AND NOT US OR ANY OF OUR AFFILIATED COMPANIES OR ANY OF OUR OR THEIR RESPECTIVE LICENSORS OR SUPPLIERS) ASSUME THE ENTIRE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING, REPAIR OR CORRECTION.
APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
(a) TVB AND ITS AFFILIATES, BOARD OF TRUSTEES, OFFICERS, AGENTS, PARTNERS AND EMPLOYEES SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, RESULTING FROM THE USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE SITE OR FOR THE COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS AND SERVICES OR RESULTING FROM ANY INFORMATION OR SERVICES OBTAINED OR MESSAGES RECEIVED OR TRANSACTIONS ENTERED INTO THROUGH THE SITE OR RESULTING FROM UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OF DATA, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
BECAUSE SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, IN SUCH STATES LIABILITY IS LIMITED TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
THE PARTIES HEREBY IRREVOCABLY WAIVE ANY AND ALL RIGHT TO TRIAL BY JURY IN ANY LEGAL PROCEEDING ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THIS AGREEMENT OR THE TRANSACTIONS CONTEMPLATED HEREBY.
You agree to indemnify and hold TVB, and its affiliates, board of trustees, officers, agents, partners and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorney’s fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your use of the Site, your connection to the Site, your violation of the Terms or your violation of any rights of another.
Throughout the TVB.org website, TVB provides links to other World Wide Websites and resources. TVB provides such links for your convenience only and is not responsible for the content of any such site. Links from the TVB.org website to any other site do not mean that TVB approves of, endorses or recommends that site. TVB disclaims all warranties, express or implied, as to the accuracy, legality, reliability or validity of any content on such other site. You hereby waive all claim you might have against TVB with respect to such other sites.
BY USING THIS SITE, YOU CONSENT TO OUR USING ANY INFORMATION THAT YOU PROVIDE TO US OR THAT WE COLLECT, IN ACCORDANCE WITH THESE TERMS.
TVB collects information about you when you provide personal and contact information so that we can provide you with certain services and information, such as when you register for a conference by providing your email address. Although our Site is maintained by a third party, we currently process the information you provide to us ourselves. The information you provide to us is used for the purpose of providing you with services and information requested. It may also be analyzed so that we can serve you in the best manner possible on our Site.
We may also use software to collect data about your use of our Site (including your IP address and pages viewed), but this information will not be tied to you in any personally-identifiable manner other than your IP address.
Please be aware that we are not responsible for, and have no control over, the privacy and monitoring policies of third party sites that you may link to through our Site. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of those sites prior to providing them with any personal information.
TVB shares its mailing lists with certain third parties, including sponsors of TVB conferences and other industry organizations. TVB does not generally share your email address or information (other than your name and postal address) with any third parties; however, we may have to disclose information about you to law enforcement, other government officials or third parties in order to comply with applicable law or valid legal process or to protect the personal safety of our users or the public.
TVB takes reasonable precautions to protect your information from loss, misuse or alteration, but you should be aware that there is no such thing as "perfect security" on the Internet.
These Terms will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New York, without regard to any principles of conflicts of law. You agree that any action at law or in equity that arises out of or relates to any use of the Site will be filed only in the state or federal courts located in New York County, and you hereby consent and submit to the personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purposes of litigating any such action.
Our failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms shall not constitute a waiver of that right or provision. If any provision of these Terms is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties’ intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of these Terms shall remain in full force and effect.
All claims or causes of action arising from or related to the use of the Site or these Terms must be filed within one (1) year following the date on which such claim or cause of action first arose. Otherwise, they will be barred forever.
Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.