Legal Terms and Conditions
The entire contents of this site are copyrighted and trademarked under United States law and protected by worldwide copyright law, trademark law, and treaty provisions. Materials from the www.phatblack.com World Wide Web site may not be copied, distributed, or transmitted in any way without prior written consent of GQE Holdings. Users of the site MAY NOT download any materials on the site for personal and/or commercial use unless explicitly conveyed in writing by PhatBlack's parent company GQE Holdings. All material on this site is provided for lawful purposes only. GQE Holdings and its' respective subsidiary PhatBlack Online reserve complete title and full intellectual property rights for materials downloaded from this site.
SUBMISSIONS TO WWW.phatblack.COM AND AFFILIATED SERVERS
Any information, including but not limited to remarks, suggestions, ideas, graphics, or other submissions, communicated to PhatBlack Online through this site is the exclusive property of PhatBlack Online and GQE Holdings. PhatBlack Online is entitled to use any information submitted for any purpose without restriction or compensation to the person sending the submission.
The user acknowledges the originality of any submission communicated to PhatBlack Online and accepts responsibility for its accuracy, appropriateness and legality.
PhatBlack Online is not responsible for technical, hardware, or software failures of any kind; lost or unavailable network connections; incomplete, garbled, or delayed computer transmissions. Under no circumstances will PhatBlack Online or its suppliers be liable for any damages or injury that result from the use of the materials on this site. Some jurisdictions prohibit the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, in which case the above limitation may not apply to you.
The materials on this site are provided "as is" and without warranties of any kind to the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable laws.
PhatBlack Online provides links to other sites that are not maintained by PhatBlack Online. PhatBlack Online does not endorse those sites and is not responsible for the content of such other sites.
APPLICABILITY OF CONTENT
Information on this site includes descriptions of products and services available in the United States of America only. This site is operated in the United States of America, and PhatBlack Online makes no representation that content provided is applicable or appropriate for use in other locations.
PROTECTION OF INFORMATION
PhatBlack Online commitment to protecting personal customer information
GQE Holdings Inc. and PhatBlack Online values the trust its customers place in the company. Accordingly,GQE Holdings Inc and PhatBlack Inc., adhere to the highest ethical standards in gathering, using and safeguarding customer information that is entrusted to the company.
USE AND COLLECTION OF CUSTOMER INFORMATION
Access to information about PhatBlack's customers is restricted to businesses that operate under the auspices of GQE Holdings Inc and PhatBlack Online,. as well as contracted PhatBlack Online/GQE Holdings business partners. Third parties that need access to PhatBlack customer information in order to provide operational or other support services to PhatBlack must agree to safeguard customer information in strict compliance with PhatBlack Online policy.
PhatBlack gathers only the customer information that is needed to administer its business, provide superior service, and communicate offers on merchandise and services that PhatBlack believes will be of interest to its customers.
PhatBlack limits access to customer information to those employees who need it to carry out their business functions. PhatBlack educates its employees about PhatBlack Online policies and practices in regard to safeguarding customer information; preventing its unauthorized access, use or disclosure; and, ensuring its proper handling.
ACCURACY AND SECURITY OF CUSTOMER INFORMATION
PhatBlack makes all reasonable efforts to ensure that the customer information it maintains is accurate, timely, and secure. PhatBlack will monitor and adopt, as appropriate, new technological developments that are designed to aid in ensuring the accuracy and security of customer information. PhatBlack Online enforces its policies in regard to gathering, accessing and using personal customer information by its employees and authorized third parties.
All tradenames, trademarks, and copyrights that appear on this site are the exclusive property of GQE Holdings and PhatBlack. Hence, the aforementioned property may not be used, reproduced or sold without the exclusive permission of GQE Holdings and PhatBlack Online.
The trademarks, logos, and service marks (collectively the "Marks") listed below are trademarks of GQE Holdings , PhatBlack .and/or their affiliates. Any other Marks used on the Site are trademarks of their respective owners.
GQE Holdings and PhatBlack's Marks used on the Site include, but may not be limited to, the following:
GQE Holdings; Luau At The Vineyard, PhatBlack, PhatBlack Online, Hood Shock, Power Moves, In the Mix, Rockers Island, Digital Hip Hop, R&B Soul On Ice, Street Dreams, Eargasms, Cyber Cafe, PBSports, PB Fashion, Musically Incorrect, Defenders of Hip Hop, Campus Connection, What's the 411, C.R.E.A.M, PhatBlack E-Zine, B-Side, PhatBlack Enhanced TV are trademarks of GQE Holdings.
Fee-Based Service Charges.
Certain components or functionality of this site are available only through the purchase of a site subscription ("Fee-Based Services").
(a) You agree to pay, using a valid credit card which PhatBlack accepts, the monthly or annual subscription charges set forth on the Site, applicable taxes, and other charges incurred on your account in order to access Fee-Based Services. PhatBlack reserves the right to increase fees, surcharges, and site subscription fees, or to institute new fees at any time upon reasonable notice posted in advance on this Site. PhatBlack will automatically charge your account for renewal of your monthly site subscription. The renewal charge will be the same as the prior month's charge, unless otherwise notified in advance. In the event PhatBlack cannot charge your account, we reserve the right to terminate your access to the Fee-Based Services. If you purchase an annual site subscription to access the Fee-Based Services and cancel at any time during that subscription year, PhatBlack will refund the remainder of your subscription on a pro-rata basis that will cover the unused months of your subscription (partial months will not be refunded) upon written request sent in accordance with PhatBlack customer Service Instructions. No refunds or credit will be granted for any other cancellation or termination for any reason.
(b) In addition to the charges set forth above, you are responsible for all charges associated with connecting to the Site, including without limitation all telephone access lines (including long-distance charges, when applicable), telephone and computer equipment, and any service fees necessary to access the Fee-Based Services.
(c) For purposes of identification and billing, you agree to provide PhatBlack with a, complete, and updated information required by the site subscription registration to the Fee-Based Services ("Registration Data"), including your legal name, address, telephone number(s), and applicable payment data (e.g., credit card number and expiration date). You may check, following PhatBlack customer Service Instructions, to determine whether your Registration Data is PhatBlack current and accurate, and, if not, to correct or update your Registration Data. Failure to comply with this provision (including without limitation falsification of any Registration Data) may, at PhatBlack's option, result in immediate suspension or termination of your right to use the Fee-Based Services.
(d) You agree to promptly update your Registration Data, following customer Service Instructions, in the event of any known or suspected unauthorized use of your subscription, or any known or suspected breach of security, including loss, theft, or unauthorized disclosure of your password or credit card information. In the event of a breach of security, you will remain liable for any unauthorized use of your subscription until you update your Registration Data. If your credit card expires, is canceled, is lost or is subject to use without your authorization, or if your subscription is subject to use without your authorization, follow PhatBlack customer service Instructions to update your Registration Data.
ENFORCEMENT OF TERMS AND CONDITIONS
These terms and conditions are governed and interpreted pursuant to United States of America law, notwithstanding any principles of conflicts of law. If any part of these terms and conditions is unlawful, void, or unenforceable, that part will be deemed severable and will not affect the validity and enforceability of remaining provisions. PhatBlack Online can revise these terms and conditions at any time by updating this posting.
PhatBlack Online may terminate or amend this agreement at any time without notice for any reason. Users may terminate this agreement by destroying all materials obtained from PhatBlack site.
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