Terms & Conditions

The purpose of GeoDataPoint is to provide  a dynamic, knowledgeable resource on cutting-edge technology, trends and best practices for professionals involved in collecting, processing and managing geospatial data for complex and converging markets. Becoming a member on the site allows you to share your opinions and experiences and to network with professionals in related fields. As a member, we ask that you adhere to the following Terms and Conditions when you use GeoDataPoint.

Please report any violations of the Terms to pobeditor@bnpmedia.com.

1. Acceptance of Terms of Use

Your use of GeoDataPoint is subject to these Terms of Use ("TOU"). BNP Media/GeoDataPoint (hereinafter referred to as “The Provider”) reserves the right to update and change the TOU from time to time without notice or acceptance by you. By using GeoDataPoint, you ("You, "Your", "The User") indicate your irrevocable acceptance of this TOU.

2. Registration & Your Information

You must be 18 years of age or older in order to be a member of GeoDataPoint. To register, you must provide The Provider with your valid email address and select a password. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the password and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your GeoDataPoint password and account.

You will not provide any false personal information or create a registration for anyone other than yourself.

The registration information you provide is subject to The Provider’s privacy policy, the terms of which are located HERE and are incorporated into this TOU by reference.

3. Cancellation and Termination of Access

You may cancel your registration at any time by notifying The Provider. Upon cancellation, The Provider may delete all of your information and content. The Provider shall have no liability for such deleted information or content. The Provider may, in its sole discretion, deactivate your registration for any reason or no reason, including violations of these TOU or lack of use, and delete any of your information or content. The Provider may also, in its sole discretion and at any time, discontinue providing GeoDataPoint, or any part thereof, with or without notice. You agree that The Provider shall not be liable to you or any third-party for any termination of your access to GeoDataPoint.

4. Posting Comments

You understand that all comments are the sole responsibility of the person from which such comments originated. You, not The Provider, are entirely responsible for all comments that you post to GeoDataPoint. The Provider does not control the comments posted via GeoDataPoint and, as such, does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity, quality or availability of such comments.

The views expressed in any BNP Media communication channel (example: website, magazine, blog, bulletin board, enewsletter, social community), are those of the individual author, and not to be attributed to BNP Media, or of any person or organization affiliated with or otherwise doing business with BNP Media.

5. Website Rules & Safety

GeoDataPoint allows registered users worldwide to share information and experiences and to network with professionals in related fields. The Provider reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to review and remove user-created comments at will and without notice, and may ban participants that are deemed objectionable.

You agree that YOU WILL NOT:

a) send or otherwise post unauthorized commercial communications to users (such as spam or junk mail);

b) circumvent, disable or otherwise interfere with security-related features of GeoDataPoint or features that prevent or restrict use or copying of any Content or other material or enforce limitations on use of GeoDataPoint or any Content or other material therein;

c) use GeoDataPoint for commercial purposes or engage in commercial activities, including, but not limited to, contests, sweepstakes, barter, and pyramid schemes;

d) attempt to impersonate a Provider employee, agent, manager, host, other user, or any other person though any means;

e) post or otherwise transmit any Content that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, rights of privacy or publicity, or other proprietary rights of any party;

f) collect other users’ information using automated means such as bots, spiders or scrapers;

g) bully, intimidate, or harass any user;

h) post content that is or may be considered offensive, vulgar, threatening, invasive of another’s privacy, hateful, threatening, pornographic, contains nudity or violence of any kind, or is otherwise objectionable;

i) use GeoDataPoint to do anything unlawful, misleading, malicious, or discriminatory;

j) facilitate or encourage any violations of these TOU.

If any user is reported to be in violation with the letter or spirit of these rules, The Provider retains the right to terminate such registration at any time without further warning.

6. Indemnity

You agree to indemnify and hold The Provider and its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, agents, co-branders or other partners, employees and shareholders, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys' fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your comments, your use of GeoDataPoint, your connection to GeoDataPoint, your violation of the TOU, or the infringement or violation by you of any intellectual property or other rights of any person or entity, whether you are a registered user or not. The User is solely responsible for his or her actions when using GeoDataPoint, including, but not limited to, costs incurred for Internet access.

7. Changes to GeoDataPoint

The Provider reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, GeoDataPoint (or any part thereof) with or without notice at any time. You agree that The Provider shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of GeoDataPoint.

8. Disclaimer of Warranties

YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED THROUGH OR FROM GEODATAPOINT SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THE TOU.

9. Limitation of Liability

YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT THE PROVIDER SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, LOSS OF REPORTED EARNINGS, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF THE PROVIDER HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), RESULTING FROM: (I) THE USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE GEODATAPOINT; (II) THE COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS AND SERVICES RESULTING FROM ANY GOODS, DATA, INFORMATION OR SERVICES PURCHASED OR OBTAINED OR MESSAGES RECEIVED OR TRANSACTIONS ENTERED INTO THROUGH OR FROM GEODATAPOINT; (III) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA; (IV) STATEMENTS OR CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY ON RPLS.COM; OR (V) ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO GEODATAPOINT.

10. Miscellaneous

(a) Notices to you may be made via either email or regular mail.

(b) The Provider may also provide notices of changes to the TOU or other matters by displaying notices or links to notices to you generally on GeoDataPoint.

(c) The TOU and the relationship between you and The Provider shall be governed by the laws of the State of Michigan without regard to its conflict of law provisions.

(d) You and The Provider agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located within Oakland County, Michigan.

(e) The failure of The Provider to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the TOU shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.

(f) The TOU constitutes the entire agreement between you and The Provider and govern your use of GeoDataPoint, superseding any prior agreements between you and The Provider (including, but not limited to, any prior versions of the TOU). You also may be subject to additional terms and conditions that may apply when you use other The Provider services, third-party content or third-party software.

(g) If any provisions of the TOU or incorporated documents are found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties' intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of the TOU remain in full force and effect.

(h) You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to use of the Service or the TOU must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred. The section titles in the TOU are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect.