Terms of Use

1. Introduction
: MYCOOP, Inc. operates the MyCoop.com website, including all content and functionality available through the mycoop.com domain name and any country or region specific domains or sub domains (jointly referred to as the “Site”).

2. Personal Profile 
In order to become a member of the Online Community you will be asked to register and during that process you must indicate your agreement to these Terms in order to access all of the functionality offered by MyCoop. You will also have the opportunity to create a personal profile and it is your responsibility to ensure the information (including any images) set out in your personal profile complies with these Terms. You have the ability, as you register, to choose your username. We advise you to keep the name appropriate. You agree to never give your password out to another person, except an Online Community administrator. You also agree to NEVER use another person’s account for any reason.

3. Your Obligations? We encourage you to contribute content to the MyCoop site, both within your Building community as well as within other areas. However :

  • You agree you will not post any material (including links to other websites or images) which infringes or violates someone else’s rights, is false, defamatory, inappropriate, inaccurate, abusive, vulgar, hateful, harassing, obscene, profane, sexually oriented, pornographic, threatening, invasive of a person’s privacy, adult material, or otherwise in violation of any applicable laws. Any form of Hate Speech or discrimination on the basis of religion, race, nationality, gender, sexual preference, age, disability, etc. will not be tolerated and User shall be subject to removal.
  • As a member of the MyCoop site you are encouraged to speak freely, contribute to discussions, answer questions and from time to time you may voice personal opinions or preferences regarding posted issues. However, personal attacks, threats or abuse will not be tolerated.
  • You also agree not to attribute quotations to individuals for the purpose of furthering opinions, debates, discussions or support on any topic areas or to bolster the credibility of a proposition based on the attribution supplied by the User without the individual’s permission. Similarly, as a member of this site you agree to not deliberately disrupt discussions with repetitive, offensive, meaningless or SPAM messages.
  • You agree not to post any copyrighted material unless you own the copyright or you have written consent from the owner of the copyrighted material.
  • Where you have the right to copy material, do not post the entire content – an extract followed by a link to the original material is preferable.
  • Spam, flooding, advertisements, chain letters, pyramid schemes, and solicitations are also forbidden on the Online Community. Doing so may lead to you being banned (and your service provider being informed).
  • In addition, if you believe that a posted message is objectionable, notify MyCoop immediately at the contact details set out below.

The IP address of all posts is recorded to aid in enforcing these Terms. You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Giant Digital, MyCoop, its subsidiaries, and employees from and against any claims, losses or liabilities resulting from a violation by you of these Terms.

The Online Community may contain links to third party websites that are not owned or controlled by Giant Digital/MyCoop and these entities have no control over, and assume no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party websites. In addition, Giant Digital/MyCoop will not and cannot censor or edit the content of any third party website. By using the Online Community, you expressly relieve Giant Digital/MyCoop from any and all liability arising from your use of any third party website. Accordingly, we encourage you to be aware when you leave the Online Community and to read the terms and conditions and privacy policy of each other website that you visit.

4. Submissions 
You agree that any materials, including but not limited to questions, comments, suggestions, ideas, plans, notes, images, drawings, original or creative materials or other information, provided by you in the form of e-mail or submissions to Giant Digital/MyCoop, or postings including your name and your image to the Online Community (jointly referred to as “Materials”) are not confidential (provided that personal information provided on non-public areas of the Online Community is subject to Giant Digital/MyCoop’s Privacy Policy need link here. You grant Giant Digital/MyCoop a non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, and fully sub-licensable right to use, reproduce, modify, distribute, and display such Materials with or without acknowledgment to you in Giant Digital/MyCoop’s sole discretion and without compensation to you. You agree that you shall have no recourse against Giant Digital/MyCoop for any alleged or actual infringement or misappropriation of any proprietary right in the Materials and that the submission of any such Materials, including the posting of Materials to any forum, blog or interactive area on MyCoop, irrevocably waives any and all “moral rights” in such Materials. You represent and warrant that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to the Material that you post; that the Material is accurate; that use of the Material you supply does not violate these Terms or any third party intellectual property rights and will not cause injury to any person or entity; and that you will indemnify Giant Digital/MyCoop for any loss or damage incurred by Giant Digital/MyCoop as a result of any claim arising from the Material you supply.

5. Giant Digital/MyCoop’s Rights
 Comments or opinions expressed on the MyCoop site are those of their staff and delegated contributors only and (unless Giant Digital/MyCoop advises otherwise) do not represent the views of Giant Digital/MyCoop its subsidiaries, management or employees. Giant Digital/MyCoop does not warrant the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information presented. Giant Digital/MyCoop is not responsible and disclaims any and all liability for content posted by outside contributors to the MyCoop website.

Giant Digital/MyCoop may (but is not required to) moderate the MyCoop site and reserves the right to: (1) remove objectionable content (including links and images), within a reasonable time frame and without notice, if it determines at its sole discretion that removal is necessary. While every attempt is made to remove objectionable material as quickly as possible, reviewing all user-submitted content is a manual process and it is impossible to remove or edit particular messages immediately; (2) Giant Digital/MyCoop may delete, move or close any Forum, Blog, topic or comment at any time at its absolute discretion; (3) reveal your identity (or any other related information collected within the MyCoop site environment) in the event of a formal complaint or legal action arising from any situation caused by your use of the MyCoop site; (4) include information about, and links to, other Giant Digital/MyCoop content and information that may be of interest to you.

6. Cookies 
The MyCoop website uses cookies to store information on your local computer. Your e-mail address is used to confirm your registration details and password (and for sending new passwords if you forget your current one). You agree to any information you have entered above being stored in a database. While this information will not be disclosed to any third party without your consent, Giant Digital/MyCoop cannot be held responsible for any hacking attempt that may lead to the data being compromised.

These Terms of use are subject to change at any time without prior notification. If these Terms are changed, we will post the new terms and change the version number accordingly. Any changes will be effective immediately upon posting and your access to and use of the MyCoop site following the posting constitutes your acceptance of the revised Terms.