Lightpath, a Service of Cablevision, Visitor Code of Conduct

 

This Web site is owned and operated by CSC Holdings, Inc. ("Cablevision"), which is a subsidiary of Cablevision Systems Corporation ("Cablevision"). This 'Terms of Usage Agreement' ("Agreement") informs visitors of the rules and policies that govern this Web site. We use the term "visitors" to include both registered members of our Web site and any other person that accesses our Web site at any point for any amount of time, unless designated otherwise. Visitors are expected to follow any posted guidelines or rules. We may update this Agreement from time to time without notice. Any changes in our terms of usage will be incorporated into a revised Agreement that we will post on this Web site. All visitors have the obligation to review changes to this Agreement. Unless otherwise specified, such changes shall be effective when they are posted. Your access or use of this Web site constitutes your agreement to be bound by this Agreement, including any changes that exist when you re-access our site.

 

To participate in our Web site activities, we may request that you submit certain personally identifiable information about yourself, including your name and personal contact information ("personal information"). We may also gather certain types of non-personal information about your visit to protect the security of our members or our site, or to make our program content more enjoyable for all our visitors. All information gathered from visitors by this Web site will be governed by our Privacy Policy, which is incorporated in this Terms of Usage Agreement by reference. If there is a conflict between the terms of this Agreement and our Privacy Policy, the terms of the Privacy Policy will prevail. Please carefully review our Privacy Policy to understand our collection, use, and disclosure practices.

 

Visitors are responsible for providing accurate, timely, and complete information to us and our operational providers, agents, and affiliates in connection with a visitor's participation and/or use of this Web site. Your membership and/or participation in our Web site activities will be canceled without notice if, at any time, we discover that you provide false information or violate any term of this Agreement or our Privacy Policy. Cablevision, its operational and promotional providers, program producers and promoters, parents, partners, affiliates, subsidiaries, and sponsors are not liable or responsible for any claims relating to any inaccurate, untimely, false, or incomplete information provided to us or from a visitor's failure to fully comply with any provision of this Agreement.

 

If necessary, and in accordance with applicable law, Cablevision will cooperate with local, state, and/or federal authorities to protect our Web site, visitors, parents, partners, affiliates, subsidiaries, and operational providers or to prevent unauthorized use of the site.

 

Restrictions on visitors' use of Cablevision Web site content

 

This Web site contains materials supplied by Cablevision and its affiliates, parents, and subsidiaries, as well as other sources, and is protected by copyrights, trademarks, servicemarks, patents, trade secrets, or other proprietary rights and laws. Except as expressly authorized by Cablevision, visitors may not modify, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit, distribute, sell, license, rent, publicly display or perform, edit, adapt, or create a derivative work of, in any manner, any material, content, or design elements obtained from this site, including code and software ("Material"). Notwithstanding the above, visitors may print or download the Material from this site only for personal or non-commercial use, provided that the visitor does not republish the Material and keeps intact all copyright, trademarks, servicemarks, patent, and other proprietary notices.

 

Use of the Material for any purpose not expressly permitted in this Agreement is prohibited. As noted above, reproduction, copying, or redistribution for commercial purposes of the Material on this site is strictly prohibited without the express written permission of Cablevision. Visitors are also prohibited from framing Cablevision's Web site or linking to any other page except Cablevision's homepage without the express written permission of Cablevision. For information on requesting such permission, please send a written request to Lightpath at 200 Jericho Quadrangle, Jericho, NY 11753, Attn: Lightpath Webmaster, or via e-mail at lpinfo@cablevision.com. Decisions to grant or deny permission are within the sole discretion of Cablevision.

 

Visitors represent and warrant that they are the owner or otherwise have the right to provide any information or materials (including pre-existing materials) that they post or transmit for use in public or private areas on the Web site. Visitors hereby grant Cablevision, its parents, affiliates, and subsidiaries an irrevocable, royalty-free, perpetual, non-exclusive worldwide license to use, copy, display, modify, edit, and create derivative works from and distribute any information or materials that visitors post or transmit in areas on our Web site. Each visitor also agrees to indemnify and hold Cablevision, its parents, affiliates, and subsidiaries harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys fees, made by any party arising out of information or materials that the visitor submits on our Web site.

 

Material on this server may include inaccuracies or typographical errors. We have the right to make changes and update any information contained on this server without prior notice.

 

E-mail

 

E-mail is an important communication method for our online visitors. The person in whose name the e-mail account is registered should generate all e-mail sent to us. E-mail users shall not mask their identity by using a false name or another person's name or account. We will use your e-mail address and the content of any e-mail for correspondence and visitor response purposes.

 

Any non-personal information you provide to us by e-mail, including, but not limited to, feedback, data, answers, questions, comments, suggestions, plans, ideas or the like, shall be deemed to be non-confidential and we assume no obligation to protect such non-personal information contained in the e-mail from disclosure. The submission of non-personal information to us shall in no way prevent the purchase, manufacture, or use of similar products, services, plans, and ideas or the like by Cablevision, its parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, or operational providers for any purpose, and Cablevision, its parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, and operational providers shall be free to reproduce, use, disclose, and distribute such information to others without liability or restriction. Any personal information transmitted with an e-mail, such as the sender's name, e-mail or home addresses, will be protected in accordance with the policies set forth in our Privacy Policy.

 

Choice of law and forum

 

Lightpath.net is originated and located in the United States, and this Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New York, excluding its conflicts of law rules. Any dispute arising out of or relating to this Agreement or your access or use of this Web site will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located within the state of New York, and you hereby submit to the personal jurisdiction of such courts. If any provision in this Agreement is held invalid or unenforceable, that provision shall be construed in a manner consistent with applicable law to reflect the original intent of the provision, and the remaining provisions of this Agreement shall remain in full force and effect.

 

Access to interactive areas such as chat rooms, bulletin boards, and auditoriums

 

Currently, we do not provide an interactive part to this Web site, such as chat rooms, bulletin boards (also known as message boards), or auditoriums (collectively identified as "Interactive Areas"). We may, however, provide such service in the future. At that time, any submissions by visitors to Interactive Areas will be public and posted in public areas on the Web site. We will not be responsible for any information or materials posted by visitors in these Interactive Areas. We will post a specific code of conduct if we decide to provide Interactive Areas.

 

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES

 

THE INFORMATION ON OUR WEB SITE IS PROVIDED "AS IS." Cablevision DOES NOT WARRANT, EITHER EXPRESSLY OR BY IMPLICATION, THE ACCURACY OF ANY MATERIALS PROVIDED ON THE SITE OR THEIR SUITABILITY FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. ALTHOUGH THE INFORMATION PROVIDED TO VISITORS ON THIS SITE IS OBTAINED OR COMPILED FROM SOURCES WE BELIEVE TO BE RELIABLE, Cablevision CANNOT AND DOES NOT GUARANTEE THE ACCURACY, VALIDITY, TIMELINESS, OR COMPLETENESS OF ANY INFORMATION OR DATA MADE AVAILABLE TO VISITORS OR ITS SUITABILITY FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

NEITHER Cablevision, NOR ANY OF ITS PARENTS, PARTNERS, AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, MEMBERS, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, OPERATIONAL OR PROMOTIONAL PROVIDERS, PROGRAM PRODUCERS, OR SPONSORS ARE LIABLE OR SHALL HAVE RESPONSIBILITY OF ANY KIND TO ANY VISITOR FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE THAT A VISITOR INCURS IN THE EVENT OF (I) ANY FAILURE OR INTERRUPTION OF THIS SITE; (II) ANY ACT OR OMISSION OF ANY THIRD PARTY INVOLVED IN MAKING THIS SITE OR THE DATA CONTAINED HEREIN AVAILABLE TO VISITORS; (III) ANY OTHER CAUSE RELATING TO A VISITOR'S ACCESS OR USE, OR INABILITY TO ACCESS OR USE, ANY PORTION OF THIS SITE OR MATERIALS ON THIS SITE; (IV) ANY VISITOR'S INTERACTION OR SUBMISSIONS ON THE WEB SITE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, RESUMÉ OR EMPLOYMENT SUBMISSIONS OR DIALOGUE BETWEEN HOSTS; (V) OR FROM ANY VISITOR'S FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THIS AGREEMENT, WHETHER OR NOT THE CIRCUMSTANCES GIVING RISE TO SUCH CAUSE MAY HAVE BEEN WITHIN THE CONTROL OF Cablevision OR OF ANY VENDOR PROVIDING SOFTWARE, SERVICES, OR SUPPORT. IN NO EVENT WILL Cablevision, ITS PARENTS, PARTNERS, AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, MEMBERS, OFFICERS, OR EMPLOYEES BE LIABLE TO ANY VISITOR FOR ANY DIRECT, SPECIAL, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES OR ANY OTHER LOSS OR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND EVEN IF Cablevision, ITS AFFILIATES OR ANY OTHER PARTY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY THEREOF.

 

PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT ONCE YOU LEAVE OUR WEB SITE, YOUR USE OF THE INTERNET WILL BE GOVERNED BY THE TERMS OF USAGE AGREEMENTS AND PRIVACY POLICIES, IF ANY, OF THE PARTICULAR SITE THAT YOU ARE ACCESSING, INCLUDING THOSE OF OUR OPERATIONAL PROVIDERS, ADVERTISERS, SPONSORS, AND PROMOTIONAL PARTNERS. Cablevision, ITS PARENTS, PARTNERS, AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, MEMBERS, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AND AGENTS WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR THE CONTENT, ACTIVITIES, OR PRIVACY PRACTICES OF THE OTHER SITES, OR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE THAT COULD RESULT FROM LEAVING OUR WEB SITE.

 

Security measures

 

Please review our Privacy Policy for information on our security measures and the protection of your personal information. Please see Security Procedures in the Privacy Policy.

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