AAA Mid States Website Terms, Conditions, and Notices
Introduction This web site is maintained by AAA Mid States for your personal information, entertainment, and enjoyment. Please feel free to browse, download from, talk back to, and otherwise use the site. At the same time, please remember that your access to the AAA Mid States site is subject to the following terms, conditions, and notices (the "Terms"), as well as all applicable laws. By accessing and using the AAA Mid States site, you accept the Terms without limitation or qualification.
AAA Mid States may at any time revise these Terms by updating this posting. You are bound by such revisions and should therefore visit this page to review the current Terms from time to time.
AAA Mid States reserves the right, without notice and for any reason, to remove any content on this site, and to deny access of any user or users to all or any part of this site.
Welcome to AAA Mid States' Online Community! Here you will find valuable information on AAA products and services from AAA associates and members like you! To ensure the AAA Online Community experience is enjoyable for all, we require that you read, understand and agree to be bound by the following terms and to comply with all applicable laws and regulations. If you do not agree to these terms, do not use this website.
GROUNDS FOR REMOVAL
The following conduct may be considered grounds for removal from the AAA Online Community:
- Vulgar, obscene, hateful or abusive content.
- Disclosure of private information or content that is not your own or that you do not have rights to transmit, such as: Membership numbers, personal phone numbers, addresses or other contact information that is not your own; copyrighted content, trade secrets or securities. As a general rule, you should avoid sharing personal information in online forums.
- Failure to comply with our Disclosure of Identity & Truthfulness requirements.
- Legal threats against Company or competitors.
- Off-topic content not relevant to community purpose
- Advertising, promotion or solicitation, including chain letters, class action lawsuits, charitable appeals (AKA SPAM)
- Content or links to content that contains contaminating or destructive features that may damage someone else's computer.
- Duplicate or excessively repeated submissions in one or more areas.
- Content designed to evade profanity or other filters.
- Hyperlinks to sites that violate the terms.
- Content used to impersonate another person, be offensive or violate intellectual property.
- Content or behavior that violates any applicable laws.
- Content or behavior that interferes with the operation of the site or with another member's ability to use the site.
- Evading site controls such as bans, or otherwise disregarding the directions of the site moderators or administrators.
AAA exercises the right to enforce the Terms through moderation, by any of the following methods:
- Issuance of solitary warning or multiple warnings
- Loss of community privileges
- Removal of content
- Editing submissions to remove content that violates the terms
- Restricting or otherwise limiting accounts
- Banning accounts
Any information or material shared within the AAA Online Community is considered to be non-confidential. By sharing information or materials, you grant AAA an unrestricted, irrevocable license to use, reproduce, display, perform, modify, transmit and distribute said information or materials, and you also agree that AAA is free to use any ideas or techniques that you share with us for any purpose. We will not release your name or otherwise publicize the fact that you submitted materials or other information to AAA unless: (1) we obtain your permission to use your name; or (2) we first notify you that the materials or other information you submit to a particular part of this site will be published or otherwise used with your name on it; or (3) we are required to do so by law.
AAA assumes no liability should your account become compromised.
AAA membership is NOT required to register or participate in the community forums and on the blogs; however, use of this site is restricted to residents of the AAA Mid States geographic region.
DISCLOSURE OF IDENTITY & TRUTHFULNESS
In order to ensure compliance with FTC mandated guidelines, AAA requires that all employees, partners and persons acting as official corporate representatives disclose interests which may bear on the subject being written about. These disclosures should be made upon the first encounter, should be clear & conspicuous, understandable by the average reader and should be clearly visible within the relevant content. Failure to do so may result in account suspension - with or without warning.
- A person employed by a tourism bureau must disclose this information in their posting when participating in conversations relevant to their company.
- AAA employees must be identified via title in the community.
MODIFICATIONS AND UPDATES
Information, programs and functionality may be changed or updated without notice. To ensure that you are up to date on the latest changes to these rules and regulations, you should make it a point to visit this page periodically.
You may download material displayed on the AAA Mid States site for personal, non-commercial use only. You must retain all copyright and other proprietary notices on downloaded and/or copied material. Any copy of material from the AAA Mid States site you make and distribute for any purpose must also include these Terms. You may not distribute, modify, transmit, use, or reuse any of the contents of the AAA Mid States site for any public or commercial purpose without the written consent of AAA Mid States or any third party AAA Mid States deems necessary. Anything you download, including the information and any images incorporated in the site, is licensed to you by AAA Mid States for your personal noncommercial use.
You should assume everything on the AAA Mid States site is copyrighted unless otherwise noted and may not be used except as provided in the Terms or with the express written consent of AAA Mid States or any third party AAA Mid States deems necessary. AAA Mid States neither warrants nor represents that your use of the material displayed on the AAA Mid States site will not infringe rights of third parties. Images of people or places displayed on the AAA Mid States site are either the property of, or used with permission by, AAA Mid States. Use of these images by you or other third parties is prohibited unless expressly permitted in the Terms or elsewhere on the AAA Mid States site. Any unauthorized use of these images may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, and other applicable regulations and statutes.
The trademarks, logos, and service marks (the "Trademarks") displayed on the AAA Mid States site are the property of AAA Mid States and other parties and may be registered and unregistered Trademarks of AAA Mid States and others. Nothing contained on the AAA Mid States site should be construed as granting by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right to use any Trademark displayed on the AAA Mid States site without the written permission of AAA Mid States or such third party that may own the Trademark. Misuse of any Trademarks, or any other content, displayed on the AAA Mid States site is prohibited. AAA Mid States reserves the right to enforce its intellectual property rights through civil and criminal proceedings
There is no warranty that any information or service provided or referenced by this site is either merchantable or accurate, that such information or service will fulfill any of your particular purposes or needs, or that such information or service does not infringe on any third party rights. Except for any express warranties stated on this site, if any, the information and services provided or referenced on this site are provided "as is" and with all faults, and the entire risk as to satisfactory quality, performance, accuracy and effort is with the user. While AAA Mid States uses reasonable efforts to include accurate and up -to-date information on the AAA Mid States site, AAA Mid States makes no warranties or representations as to its accuracy. AAA Mid States may periodically add, change, or improve any of the information, products, services, programs, and technology described on the AAA Mid States site without notice. AAA Mid States assumes no liability or responsibility for any errors or omissions in the content of the AAA Mid States site. In fact, your use of the AAA Mid States site is at your own risk. Neither AAA Mid States nor any other party involved in creating, producing, or delivering the AAA Mid States site is liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, or punitive damages arising out of your access to, or use of, the AAA Mid States site. For example, AAA Mid States assumes no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, any damages from any viruses which may affect your computer equipment or other property on account of your access to, use of, or downloading from, the AAA Mid States site. Please note that some jurisdictions may not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so some of the above exclusions may not apply to you. Please seek the advice of professionals, as appropriate, regarding the evaluation of any specific information, opinion, advice, or other content.
AAA Mid States has not reviewed all of the sites which are linked to the AAA Mid States site, and the existence of such links does not indicate our approval or endorsement of any material contained on any linked site. AAA Mid States is not responsible for the contents of any site linked to the AAA Mid States site; your connection to any such linked site is at your own risk.
AAA Mid States operates and controls the AAA Mid States site from its headquarters in Pennsylvania. We do not in any way imply that the materials on the site or the products we discuss are available or for use outside the United States or in jurisdictions in which we are not licensed to do business, or that we are soliciting business in any such jurisdiction. By completing an on-line request for a rate quote, you are confirming that you are not a resident in any such jurisdiction. By providing material on our web site AAA Mid States does not in any way promise that the materials will remain available to you or that you will qualify for the products we offer. It is up to you as a prudent reader to understand and determine on your own what you need to do in order to make informed decisions in connection with matters discussed on the AAA Mid States site. With respect to insurance purchased through AAA Mid States, your insurance policy, not the statements on the AAA Mid States web site, form the contract between the insured and the company issuing the policy.
Access to and use of Member-only, password-protected areas of the AAA Mid States site are restricted to Members of AAA Mid States and authorized users only.
THE INFORMATION, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES PUBLISHED ON THIS WEB SITE MAY INCLUDE INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. CHANGES ARE PERIODICALLY MADE TO THE INFORMATION HEREIN. AAA MID STATES AND/OR ITS RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS MAY MAKE IMPROVEMENTS AND/OR CHANGES IN THE AAA MID STATES SITE AT ANY TIME. AAA MID STATES AND/OR ITS RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY OF THE INFORMATION, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES CONTAINED ON THIS WEB SITE FOR ANY PURPOSE. IN NO EVENT SHALL AAA MID STATES AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OF THE AAA MID STATES SITE OR WITH THE DELAY OR INABILITY TO USE THE AAA MID STATES SITE, OR FOR ANY INFORMATION, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES OBTAINED THROUGH THE AAA MID STATES SITE, OR OTHERWISE ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF THIS WEB SITE, WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF AAA MID STATES OR ANY OF ITS SUPPLIERS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF DAMAGES. BECAUSE SOME STATES/JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
These Terms will be governed by and construed under the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, excluding only its conflict of law provisions. Users of this AAA Mid States website hereby submit to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the courts within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, U.S.A. and waive any jurisdictional venue or inconvenient forum objections to such courts. Use of this site is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these Terms, including without limitation this paragraph.