Terms of Service


The terms, conditions and notices below ("Terms of Use") govern your use of this Site. Your use of this Site constitutes your agreement to these Terms of Use. If you do not agree with these Terms of Use, please do not use this site. FFI reserves the right to change, modify, add, or remove portions of these Terms of Use at any time. Please check this page periodically for any modifications. Your use of this site following the posting of any changes constitutes your acceptance of the changes. These Terms of Use were last updated March 15, 2004.

Copyright, Patent and Trademark Protection

All materials in this Site, including, without limitation, Site layout, "look and feel," functionalities, design, text, images, graphics, video and audio content ("Materials") are the property of FileFormat.Info, or its licensors and are protected by international copyright, patent, and trademark laws. You may not publish, copy, display, distribute, transmit, perform, modify, create derivative works from, or sell any Materials, information, products, or services obtained from this Site, except as otherwise expressly permitted under applicable law and as described in these Terms of Use. FileFormat.Info retains all right, title, and interest to the Materials.

Use of and Downloading Materials

You may print or download Materials on the Site for your personal, non-commercial use, provided you do not remove or alter, or cause to be removed or altered, any copyright, trademark, trade name, service mark, or any other proprietary notices or legends appearing on any of the Materials. You may not engage in systematic retrieval of data or other Materials from this site to create or compile, directly or indirectly, a collection, compilation, database, or directory without written permission from FileFormat.Info. Nor may you mirror on your own site the home page or results pages of this Site. Use of the Materials on this Site for any purpose not expressly permitted in these Terms of Use is prohibited.

If you (or a legal entity you control) own and operate a Web site or engage in other Internet activity, such as electronic commerce, communication, publishing and transmission, and want to download, post, publish, or use Materials for any such Web site or Internet activity, you will need permission from FileFormat.Info, even though your Web site or Internet activity is free of charge. Unless you are a student, or your use of the Materials is short term and minimal, your use of the Materials may be subject to copyright and other legal restrictions.

Requests regarding the use of the Materials for any purpose other than educational, personal and occasional and minimal non-commercial use should be directed to:

Privacy Policy

Certain personal information about you is subject to our Privacy Policy. For more information, see our full Privacy Policy at http://www.fileformat.info/about/privacy.htm.

Your Communications

You may not use language or engage in any activity that is threatening, abusive, vulgar, discourteous, or unlawful on this Site. FileFormat.Info reserves the right to remove or edit messages or material submitted by users. You may not use this Site for sale, trade, or other commercial purposes.

You are responsible for your own communications and are responsible for the consequences of their posting. You must not do any of the following things:

  • post information or material that is copyrighted, unless you are the copyright owner or have the permission of the copyright owner to post such information or materials;
  • post information or material that contains a virus or other harmful component;
  • post information or material that reveals trade secrets, unless you own them or have the permission of the owner;
  • post information or materials to this Site that violate the rights of any third party, including, without limitation, information or material that infringes on any intellectual property rights of others or on the privacy or publicity rights of others;
  • post information or material that is obscene, defamatory, libelous, threatening, harassing, abusive, hateful, or embarrassing to any other person or entity;
  • post a sexually explicit image;
  • post advertisements or solicitations of business;
  • post chain letters or the like; or
  • impersonate another person.

Keep in mind that other users will have access to materials you post to this Site, and they might copy, modify, or distribute it. By posting information or materials to this Site, you warrant and represent that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to the content and that public posting, and use of your information or materials by FileFormat.Info will not infringe or violate the rights of any third party. You automatically grant to FileFormat.Info, a worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, edit, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform, and display your communications alone or as part of other works in any form, media, or technology whether now known or hereafter developed, and to sublicense such rights through multiple tiers of sublicenses.

Communications by Other Users

FileFormat.Info does not represent or guarantee the truthfulness, accuracy, or reliability of any communications posted by other users or endorse any opinions expressed by users. You acknowledge that any reliance on material posted by other users will be at your own risk.

FileFormat.Info does not screen communications in advance and is not responsible for screening or monitoring material posted by users. If notified by a user of communication which allegedly does not conform to these Terms of Use, FileFormat.Info, at its option, may investigate the allegation and determine in good faith and at its sole discretion whether to remove or request the removal of such communication. FileFormat.Info has no liability or responsibility to users for performance or non-performance of such activities. FileFormat.Info reserves the right to expel users and prevent their further access to this Site or the Web site of any affiliate of FileFormat.Info, for violating these Terms of Use or the law, and the right to remove such communications which are abusive, illegal or disruptive.

News Items

Publishers of news items do not generally obtain releases from subjects, individuals, groups, or entities that are shown in their photographs or graphics or quoted in their texts. Also, no clearance is obtained from the owners of trademarks or copyrighted materials whose marks or materials are included in news items. Therefore, you will be solely responsible for obtaining any and all necessary releases if you use news items that you find on this Site. Neither FileFormat.Info nor any other publisher or news service will be liable for any delays, inaccuracies, errors, or omissions in any news material or in the transmission or delivery of all or any part thereof or for any damages arising from any of the foregoing.

Linking, Framing and Third Party Sites

This Site provides links to other World Wide Web sites or resources. Hyperlinks to other Internet resources are provided for your convenience. The editors of FileFormat.Info have selected these resources as having some value and pertinence, but their development and maintenance are not under the direction of FileFormat.Info. Thus, the content, accuracy, and suitability of information contained therein, opinions expressed therein, and other links provided by these resources are neither verified by FileFormat.Info nor endorsed by FileFormat.Info.

Because FileFormat.Info has no control over such sites and resources, you acknowledge and agree that FileFormat.Info is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products, or other materials on or available from such sites or resources and shall not be liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused by the use of any such content, product, or materials. You access, use, and rely upon such content, products, or materials at your own risk.

Any linking to the Site shall be at your own risk and expense and shall not be construed as an endorsement by or implication of any affiliation with FileFormat.Info, unless FileFormat.Info authorizes such linking in advance. FileFormat.Info reserves the right to object to or have removed any link that is determined by FileFormat.Info in its sole judgement to be inappropriate, inconsistent with the Site's image and reputation, or otherwise creates an undue burden on the Site or on FileFormat.Info.

You shall not, and shall not authorize any other person to, (i) co-brand the Site or portion thereof, or (ii) frame the Site or portion thereof (whereby the Site or portion thereof will appear on the same screen with a portion of another Site). "Co-branding" means to display a name, logo, trademark, or other means of attribution or identification of any party in such a manner reasonably likely to give a user the impression that such other party has the right to display, publish, or distribute the Site or Material accessible with the Site. FileFormat.Info's consent must be obtained in before framing, co-branding, or other activity impacting the access to or the use of our Site. Failure to obtain such consent may result in an infringement claim or other legal action being brought. You agree to cooperate with FileFormat.Info in causing any unauthorized deep-linking, framing, co-branding, or other activity impacting the access to or the use of our Site to immediately cease.

Disclaimer of Warranties

Neither FileFormat.Info, its affiliates, nor any third-party content providers or licensors makes any warranty whatsoever, including without limitation: that the operation of the Site will be uninterrupted or error-free; that defects will be corrected; that this Site, including the server that makes it available, is free of infection, viruses, worms, Trojan Horses, or other harmful components or other code that manifest contaminating or destructive properties; as to the results that may be obtained from use of the materials on the Site; or as to the accuracy, reliability, availability, suitability, quality, or operation of any information, software, or service provided on or accessible from the Site or as to any information, products, or services on the Internet in any way. In addition, FileFormat.Info does not assume any responsibility or risk for your use of the Internet.

THE SITE AND ALL INFORMATION, PRODUCTS, AND OTHER CONTENT (INCLUDING THIRD-PARTY INFORMATION, PRODUCTS, AND CONTENT) INCLUDED IN OR ACCESSIBLE FROM THIS SITE ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND (EXPRESS, IMPLIED, AND STATUTORY, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF TITLE AND NONINFRINGEMENT AND THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE), ALL OF WHICH FILEFORMAT.INFO EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. YOUR USE OF FILEFORMAT.INFO IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK.

Limitation of Liability

IN NO EVENT SHALL FILEFORMAT.INFO, ITS DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, SHAREHOLDERS, PARENTS, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, AGENTS AND LICENSORS, OR CONTENT PROVIDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL (INCLUDING LOSS OR REVENUE OR INCOME, PAIN AND SUFFERING, EMOTIONAL DISTRESS, OR SIMILAR DAMAGES), INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THE USE, INABILITY TO USE, AUTHORIZED USE, PERFORMANCE, OR NONPERFORMANCE OF THIS SITE, EVEN IF FILEFORMAT.INFO WAS PREVIOUSLY ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES AND REGARDLESS OF WHETHER SUCH DAMAGES ARISE IN CONTRACT, TORT, UNDER STATUTE, IN EQUITY, AT LAW, OR OTHERWISE.

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify and hold FileFormat.Info, its directors, officers, shareholders, parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, agents, and licensors harmless from and against all losses, expenses, damages, and costs, including reasonable attorneys' fees, resulting from your violation of these Terms of Use, including, without limitation, any use of Materials other than as expressly authorized by these Terms of Use.

Governing Law

These Terms of Use are governed by the laws of the United States and the State of Pennsylvania, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of laws.

Copyrights

All contents of this Site are © 2004 FileFormat.Info or its licensors. All rights reserved.

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Copyright Infringement Claims

If you believe that any copyright infringement exists on this Site, or any site with a hyperlink to this Site, please use the following process to notify FileFormat.Info. All claims of copyright infringement should be in writing and should be directed to our designated agent below:

FileFormat.Info
317 Buck Lane, Suite 3W
Haverford, PA 19041
E-mail: copyright@fileformat.info

Please include the following information:

  1. A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
  2. Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or if multiple copyrighted works at a single Web site are covered by a single claim, a representative list of such works at that Web site.
  3. Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit FileFormat.Info to locate the material.
  4. Information reasonably sufficient to permit FileFormat.Info to contact the complaining party, such as an address, telephone number, and if available, an electronic mail address at which the complaining party may be contacted.
  5. A statement that the complaining party has a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.
  6. A statement that the information in the notice is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.