- July 14, 2015 | Author: Larry A. Silverman
- Law Firm: Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C. - Pittsburgh Office
“NO ONE SIGNS ANYTHING BEFORE THEY USE MY SITE; THEREFORE, I AM NOT ENTERING INTO A CONTRACT WITH USERS OF MY SITE.”
“I CAN’T CONTROL HOW PEOPLE USE MY SITE SO I AM NOT RESPONSIBLE IF A USER POSTS CONTENT OWNED BY SOMEONE ELSE OR POSTS INAPPROPRIATE CONTENT.”
- language prohibiting users from posting inappropriate, defamatory, harmful or offensive material;
- language that disclaims responsibility for User Generated Content;
- language and “take down” procedures that comply with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA); and
- affirmative promises that the user is not posting the trademarks of third persons without their permission.
“THE PERSONAL INFORMATION I COLLECT FROM USERS OF MY SITE IS PROVIDED VOLUNTARILY SO I DON’T NEED TO BE CONCERNED ABOUT THE PRIVACY RIGHTS OF THOSE PERSONS.”
"SO WHAT CAN I DO TO PROTECT MYSELF?"