The Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy for this website were last updated September 28, 2012.

Terms of Use

These Terms of Use (the “Terms”) govern your use of the website operated by American Ten Pins (“ATP” and sometimes referred to as “we,” “us,” or “our”) located at www.AmericanTenPins.com (the “Site”). All of the information, features, products and services offered there (such content and services are collectively referred to as the “Services”).  The Terms also incorporate by this reference the terms of our Privacy Policy.  Your use of the Site is governed by the Terms regardless of how you access the Site.  By accessing or using the Site, you acknowledge that you have read, understood and agree to the Terms and the Privacy Policy.  If you do not agree to the Terms and our Privacy Policy, you are not authorized to use or access the Site.

Changes to the Terms

We may make changes to the Terms from time to time and at any time without notice to you by posting modifications to the Terms at the Site.  By using the Site following such changes, you agree to be bound by such changes.  Please check the Site periodically to familiarize yourself with any changes that may have been made to the Terms.  You can determine when the Terms were last changed by checking the “Last Updated” reference above.

Proprietary and Copyrighted Work

The entirety of the content in the Site is a collective work owned by American Ten Pins and is protected by U.S. and international copyright laws.  Copyright 2012 American Ten Pins All rights reserved.  All elements comprising the Site, including without limitation, the text, site design, logos, graphics, icons and images, as well as the selection, assembly and arrangement thereof are the sole property of ATP or its licensors, and are protected by applicable U.S. and international laws.  All software used in this site is the proprietary property of ATP or its licensors, and such software is also protected by U.S. and international copyright laws.  The trademarks, service marks, trade names, trade dress, logos, designs, and sounds associated with the Site (including without limitation AmericanTenPins.com® and ATP®) are owned by American Ten Pins or third parties who have authorized their use.

Proprietary and Copyrighted Work

Subject to your compliance with the Terms, permission is granted to you to electronically display and electronically copy and print hard copy portions of the Site for your own personal, non-commercial use or to interact with ATP through the Site.  Any other use, including the reproduction, modification, distribution, transmission, republication, display or performance of any content of the Site is strictly prohibited.  Any rights not granted to you in these Terms are expressly reserved by us.  You acknowledge that the Site may be modified, updated, interrupted, suspended or discontinued at any time without notice or liability to you.

You may not: (i) modify, revise, translate or create any derivative works of the Site or any of its content; (ii) decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble or otherwise attempt to derive the source code for the Site; (iii) redistribute, sell, rent, lease, sublicense, or otherwise transfer rights to the Site or any of its content; (iv) remove or alter any proprietary notices, legends, symbols or labels in the Site, including, but not limited to, any trademark or copyright notices; (v) transmit a virus or other destructive mechanisms to the Site or Site users; (vi) create a database by systematically downloading and storing Site content; (vii) use an automated search / retrieval application (e.g., a robot or spider) or device to access, scrape, data mine, or index the Site or any portion of the Site without our express written consent; (viii) take any action that imposes an unreasonable or large load on the Site or makes excessive traffic demands of the Site; or (ix) attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Site or any computer systems associated with the Site.  Your permission to access or use the Site immediately terminates in the event you breach any of these Terms.

You may not use our trademarks in metatags and/or hidden text, which will be regarded by us as trademark infringement.  The framing or mirroring of any Site content is strictly prohibited.  We reserve the right to disable any unauthorized frames or mirrors.

Communications with American Ten Pins

By sending us any ideas, comments, suggestions, questions or other material, you grant us an unrestricted, royalty-free, worldwide, irrevocable license to use, reproduce, display, perform, modify, transmit and distribute such material in any manner, including in connection with our business, and you also agree that we are free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques that you send us for any purpose.

You agree that no comments or other information submitted by you to us will violate any personal or proprietary right of any third party (including, without limitation, copyright, trademark or trade secret rights).  You agree that you shall remain solely liable for the contents of any comments or other information submitted by you to us.  You also agree that we are under no obligations of confidentiality, whether express or implied, with respect to any ideas, comments, suggestions, questions or other material you send us.

Third party sites referenced in Hyperlinks

The Terms only apply to the Site.  The Site may include links from the Site to websites or applications operated by third parties, as well as other websites operated by American Ten Pins.  We make no representations whatsoever about any other websites or applications that you may access through the Site.  Your use of such sites or applications is at your own risk and will be subject to such site’s privacy policy and/or terms of use, if applicable.

Links TO AmericanTenPins.com

Any and all links to our Site must be approved by us in writing, except where: (i) the link is a text-only link containing only the name “American Ten Pins”; (ii) the link is to www.AmericanTenPins.com; (iii) when activated, the link will display our Site on the full-screen and in a fully operable and navigable browser window and not within a "frame" on the linked third party site; (iv) the appearance, position, and other aspects of the link may neither create the false appearance that a third party or its activities, products or services are endorsed by, associated with or sponsored by us; and (v) the appearance, position, and other aspects of the link does not damage or dilute the goodwill associated our name or trademarks.

Indemnification and Release

You agree to indemnify, defend, release and hold harmless American Ten Pins, its subsidiaries, affiliates and their respective officers, directors, employees, agents, representatives, suppliers and content and service providers from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys fees, resulting from your use of the Site (including without limitation all claims arising from User Content that may be posted by you on the Site), your violation of the Terms, or any activity related to your use of the Site.

Limitation of Liability and all other Disclaimers

THE SITE, ITS CONTENTS AND THE PRODUCTS AND SERVICES AVAILABLE ON THE SITE ARE PROVIDED ON AND “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS WITHOUT REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY OF ANY KIND.  TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, AMERICAN TEN PINS, ITS SUBSIDIARIES AND AFFILIATES EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, OF ANY KIND WITH RESPECT TO THE SITE, ITS CONTENTS, ITS USES AND THE PRODUCTS AND SERVICES OFFERED ON THE SITE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY,  FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, TITLE, ACCURACY AND FREEDOM FROM COMPUTER VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.   YOU AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE SITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK.  Some states do not allow the disclaimer or limitation of warranties, so the disclaimers set forth above may not apply to you.

IN NO EVENT SHALL ATP, ITS SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, OR THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, REPRESENTATIVES, SUPPLIERS OR CONTENT OR SERVICE PROVIDERS BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, DIRECT, INDIRECT, COMPENSATORY, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES EVEN IF MADE AWARE OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, WHETHER IN AN ACTION UNDER CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER THEORY, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE, INABILITY TO USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THE SITE, ANY MATERIALS AT THE SITE, OR ANY PRODUCTS OR SERVICES AVAILABLE AT THE SITE.  YOUR ONLY REMEDY FOR USE OF THE SITE OR ANY MATERIAL, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES AVAILABLE AT THE SITE IS TO STOP USING THE WEBSITE. Some states do not allow the disclaimer or limitation of damages, so the disclaimers set forth above may not apply to you.

Applicable Law

Your use of the Site shall be governed by the laws of the State of Texas without regard to its choice of law principles.  You agree to submit to the exclusive personal jurisdiction of the state and federal courts located in Dallas County, Texas with respect to any legal proceedings arising out of these Terms or your use of the Site.

Severability

If any provision in these Terms is held invalid, the remainder of these Terms shall continue to be enforceable. If any provision in these Terms is deemed unlawful, void or unenforceable, then that provision is deemed severable from these Terms and the remaining provisions are still valid and enforceable.

Termination

We may close your account, suspend your ability to use all or certain portions of the Site, and/or ban you altogether from the Site for any or no reason, and without notice or liability of any kind.  Any such action could prevent you from accessing the Site (including any User Content posted by you) or any other related information, even though User Content posted by you may continue to be accessible on the Site.  These Terms remain in effect even after your account or ability to access the Site is terminated.  Without limiting the generality of the foregoing sentence, the Terms relating to Proprietary Rights, User Content, Communications with Us, Indemnity, Disclaimers, Limitations of Liability, Applicable Law, Severability and terms that by their nature may survive termination shall survive any termination.

Infringement

If you believe that your work has been copied and is accessible on the Site in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide the following information in writing to our Copyright Agent named below:

  1. an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest;
  2. a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed;
  3. a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Site (including a link, if possible);
  4. your address, telephone number and email address;
  5. a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent or the law; and
  6. a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf.

Our Copyright Agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement can be reached at:

American Ten Pins
ATTN: Copyright Agent
4447 North Central Expressway
Suite 110 PMB 220
Dallas, Texas 75205

See our Contact page for email addresses.

Privacy Policy

American Ten Pins ("ATP") recognizes the importance of protecting the privacy of all information provided by users of the ATP web site.

Use of Information

American Ten Pins will not reveal to any third party a user's personal information provided to us through the ATP web site except in the following circumstances:

~ We need to send the information to companies who work on behalf of the ATP to provide a product or service to you; or

~ We need to share your information to provide the product or service you requested; or

~ We have your permission or consent to share the information; or

~ We are responding to subpoenas, court orders or other legal proceedings; or

~ We sell or acquire another business, or are acquired by another business, in which case such information may be one of the business assets transferred.

Using email addresses provided by the site user, ATP periodically sends out email newsletters and promotional email to our users about services and products offered by ATP, its affiliates and those entities advertising on our web site. Users can indicate that they do not wish to receive email from ATP, its affiliates or those entities advertising on our web site by sending an email to us. Third parties will not contact our users through the use of our email newsletter lists except through advertisements within the newsletters themselves.

Upon request, the ATP will remove users (and their information) from our files and permit them to option out of any further email contact from ATP, its affiliates or those entities advertising on our web site. To request such removal, please contact us here: Social Master

General Use of Information

Per our Terms previously stated, American Ten Pins is not responsible for the content or the privacy polices of web sites to which it may provide links or the web sites of those entities which advertise on our web site.

American Ten Pins uses reasonable precautions to keep the personal information disclosed to us by our users secure and to disclose such information only after obtaining permission from the user (except under the circumstances discussed above).

Deleting Your Information

You may also request deletion of your ATP web site account by sending an email to the Social Master. Please note that certain information may possibly remain in our archived records after your account has been deleted.

Terms of Use, Notices and Changes to Privacy Policy

If you choose to visit the ATP web site, your visit and any dispute relating to privacy is subject to this Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use, including limitations on damages, arbitration of disputes, and application of the law of the State of Texas. American Ten Pins reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy, the American Ten Pins web site and the terms, conditions and notices under which the American Ten Pins web site is offered. You are responsible for regularly reviewing these terms and conditions.

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