Terms and Privacy

 
 

Horns Illustrated.com provides users the forum to purchase, view, interact, listen and share their passion for the University of Texas System College Sports. This includes the University of Texas at Austin (UT), San Antonio (UTSA), Arlington (UTA) and El Paso (UTEP). You must be a logged-in Horns Illustrated user to access certain features on Horns Illustrated.com.

We are committed to your privacy and provide the following Privacy Policy that outlines how we strive to protect your personal data. YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE AND/OR REGISTRATION WITH TEXAN MEDIA, HORNS ILLUSTRATED AND BEVO DEPOT ENTITIES AND ASSOCIATED .COM’S WILL CONSTITUTE YOUR AGREEMENT WITH THIS PRIVACY POLICY.

In addition, please read our Terms of Use Agreement as your use of HornsIllustrated.com website and/or service(s) constitutes agreement to the terms as explained in the Agreement.  These terms and conditions apply to Texan Media, Horns Illustrated, Bevo Depot and its partners.  This Privacy Policy does not cover information collected elsewhere, including without limitation, offline and online sites that are linked to and from our website.  This Privacy Policy may be modified from time to time; the date of the most recent revisions will appear on this page. Continued access of this website and/or service(s) by you will constitute your acceptance of any changes or revisions to the Privacy Policy.

PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS WEBSITE. All users of this site agree that access to and use of this site are subject to the following terms and conditions and other applicable law. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, please do not use this site.  Horns Illustrated.com is a family friendly site, and we DO NOT accept or allow the following types of sites into our program: Gambling, Adult content and Pharmacy, Hate, Link Farms or Spam Sites.  We reserve the right to terminate any relationship associated with such activity.

Disclaimer:  You understand that it is your responsibility to ensure that the privacy policy you create is complete, accurate, and meets your companies specific privacy needs. We are not liable or responsible for any privacy policies created using our services, and we give no representations or warranties, express or implied, that the privacy policies created using our service are complete, accurate or free from errors or omissions.   THE SERVICE AND ALL CONTENT IS PROVIDED TO YOU STRICTLY ON AN "AS IS" BASIS. ALL CONDITIONS, REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTY RIGHTS, ARE HEREBY DISCLAIMED TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW.

Digital Content Policy: Horns Illustrated print or digital web content may be written by our staff or gathered from relevant web and offline sources, under “fair use” editorial guidelines.  This content may be included in an article (or other work) as a reference.  The reference typically includes at a minimum the author, publisher, a link, as well as a quotation, photo or screenshot from the original article; that information and may be paraphrased, added to and/or quoted.

We possess a large social media following and provide our fans one location to obtain trending information and links regarding UT sports News. We add value by finding, collecting, sharing, defining, summarizing, explaining, discussing and commenting on why an article is important and/or of interest to our readers.  In some cases we supplement or compare related stories, viewpoints and evaluate the Pros/Cons.  We also provide readers access to message boards and comment logs.

We aggregate data by multiple methods.  We syndicate (via RSS Feeds) content from multiple internet and offline sources, content our readers want to know.  We create as well as publish content we've written ourselves.  We curate content and search the internet for compelling UT sports-related content, which we comment on, edit, summarize and share with our social communities and readers.

  • Goal: Drive traffic from social media sites to ourselves and others.

  • Principles: Operate under the "Golden Rule" &emdash; treat others as we would like to be treated.

Best Practices Policy Statement:

  • Operate under the copyright law statues for 'fair use'
  • Give credit where credit is due (author and publisher)
  • We provide and encourage users to link to original content sources when available
  • We add value by collating and providing one-stop shop with insightful comments
  • We rewrite and summarize as appropriate
  • We seek approval and partnerships for content sharing and reproduction

Disputes Among Users: You are solely responsible for your interactions with other Users.  Horns Illustrated reserves the right, but has no obligation, to monitor disputes between you and other Users.

Email Opt-in Policy:  You may unsubscribe at any time by clicking on the "UNSUBSCRIBE” link at the bottom of the email SENT.

Copyright:  The entire content included in this site, including but not limited to text, graphics or code is copyrighted as a collective work under the United States and other copyright laws, and is the property of Horns Illustrated. The collective work includes works that are licensed to Horns Illustrated.  Permission is granted to electronically copy and print hard copy portions of this site for the sole purpose of placing an order with Horns Illustrated or purchasing Horns Illustrated and Bevo Depot products.  Any other use, including but not limited to the reproduction, distribution, display or transmission of the content of this site is strictly prohibited, unless authorized by Horns Illustrated. You further agree not to change or delete any proprietary notices from materials downloaded from the site.

TrademarksAll trademarks, service marks and trade names of Texan Media, Horns Illustrated and Bevo Depot used in the site are trademarks or registered trademarks of Texan Media.

Limitation of Liability:  Texan Media, Horns Illustrated nor Bevo Depot shall not be liable for any special or consequential damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use, the services and products offered on this site, or the performance of the services and products.   IN NO EVENT SHALL TEXAN MEDIA, HORNSILLUSTRATED OR BEVO DEPOT BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING LOST PROFIT DAMAGES ARISING FROM THE PRODUCTS OR YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE, EVEN IF THE ENTITIES HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. NOTWITHSTANDING ANYTHING TO THE CONTRARY CONTAINED HEREIN, THE AGGREGATE LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ANY CAUSE WHATSOEVER AND REGARDLESS OF THE FORM OF THE ACTION, WILL AT ALL TIMES BE LIMITED $50. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

The warranty disclaimers and limitations of liability set forth in this Agreement shall apply irrespective of any failure of essential purpose of any limited remedy.

U.S. Export ControlsAny software available in connection with the Service (the "Software") is further subject to United States export controls. No Software may be downloaded from the Service or otherwise exported or re-exported in violation of U.S. export laws. Downloading or using any Software is at your sole risk. The Software may be subject to export laws and other regulations in the United States or other countries, and you agree to comply with all such laws, regulations, or requirements as may apply to your receipt, export, or use of the Product. You agree to indemnify The Texan Media, Horns Illustrated and Bevo Depot.com for any liability resulting from your failure to comply with applicable export laws, regulations, or requirements.

Typographical ErrorsIn the event that a Horns Illustrated or Bevo Depot .com product or service is mistakenly listed at an incorrect price, we reserve the right to refuse or cancel any orders placed for product listed at the incorrect price. Horns Illustrated and Bevo Depot .com reserves the right to refuse or cancel any such orders whether or not the order has been confirmed and your credit card charged. If your credit card has already been charged for the purchase and your order is cancelled, we shall issue a credit to your credit card account in the amount of the incorrect price.

Information collection and use:  Horns Illustrated does not collect personal information without your specific knowledge and consent.  Please note, when you register for any portion of Horns Illustrated's services, make a purchase, subscribe to our affiliated publication(s), enter a sweepstakes or contest, or complete a survey, you are asked to provide, among other things, information like your e-Mail address, name, telephone number, fax number, credit card information, and information about interest in our services, products, and programs. Optional demographic information may also be requested. The more information you provide, the better we are able to customize our services to suit your needs and preferences.  Horns Illustrated uses the information you supply to provide you with the services you request.  For example, if you subscribe to any of our affiliated publications, we may use your e-Mail address to send you the publication. Similarly, if you enter one of our contests or sweepstakes, we will use the information provided to notify you if you win. We may also use the information supplied to communicate with you about new features, products or services, and/or to improve the services that we offer to you.

Member Content Posted:  Without liability of any kind, Texan Media, Horns Illustrated and Bevo Depot may reject, refuse to post, or delete any Member Content (including private messages) that in the sole judgment of Texan Media, and its entities violates this Agreement or which may be offensive, illegal or violate the rights, harm, or threaten the safety of any person. You are solely responsible for the Member Content that you post on or through the Service, any material or information that you transmit to other Members, and for your interactions with other Users.

'Cookies':  In addition, when you use Horns Illustrated website and/or service(s), we may also automatically collect information, ('Cookies'), about you or your computer, including without limitation, the internet address that you just came from, the internet address that you go to next, the internet address that referred you, the type of browser software you are using, the domain name of your Internet Service provider, and your Internet Protocol address. This information is collected and used in the aggregate for, among other things, measuring site performance and use.

'Cookies' on Horns Illustrated simply help you get around the site faster, and are used to enable functions such as showing whether or not a thread or forum you are viewing has new posts since your last visit, or to automatically log you back in when you return to the site after being away for a while.  For example, when you Register, you will be given the option to 'Automatically login' when you return to the site. This will save your username and password in a 'cookie,' stored on your computer.  We do not collect cookies for 'permission based marketing' or give any personal information to anyone. Our advertisers do not have any access to your information or 'cookies.' We will not sell any ad to any advertiser who requires that we share cookies or tracking information.

Restrictions on the use of Information Provided by You:  Horns Illustrated will not sell or share your information, or allow access to our database to non-related third parties. However, affiliated companies, that provide us goods or services such as the technical maintenance of our website, are granted limited access to provide the services you have requested. These companies however, also agree to guard your privacy and to never sell any data obtained through us to anyone for any reason.

Users Under 18 years Old:   While content on Horns Illustrated is meant to be viewed by sports fans of all ages, we ask that fans under age 18 not post on the forums, provide any personal information to us, or to any third party on our message boards or chat rooms. Minors under the age of 18 must get the permission of their parent(s) or legal guardian(s) before making purchases or registering with Horns Illustrated.

Use of SiteHarassment in any manner or form on the site, including via e-mail, chat, or by use of obscene or abusive language, is strictly forbidden. Impersonation of others, including a Horns Illustrated and Bevo Depot.com or other licensed employee, host, or representative, as well as other members or visitors on the site is prohibited. You may not upload to, distribute, or otherwise publish through the site any content which is libelous, defamatory, obscene, threatening, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, abusive, illegal, or otherwise objectionable which may constitute or encourage a criminal offense, violate the rights of any party or which may otherwise give rise to liability or violate any law. You may not upload commercial content on the site or use the site to solicit others to join or become members of any other commercial online service or other organization.

Participation DisclaimerHorns Illustrated and Bevo Depot.com does not and cannot review all communications and materials posted to or created by users accessing the site, and is not in any manner responsible for the content of these communications and materials. You acknowledge that by providing you with the ability to view and distribute user-generated content on the site, Horns Illustrated and Bevo Depot.com is merely acting as a passive conduit for such distribution and is not undertaking any obligation or liability relating to any contents or activities on the site. However, Horns Illustrated and Bevo Depot.com reserves the right to block or remove communications or materials that it determines to be (a) abusive, defamatory, or obscene, (b) fraudulent, deceptive, or misleading, (c) in violation of a copyright, trademark or; other intellectual property right of another or (d) offensive or otherwise unacceptable to Horns Illustrated and Bevo Depot.com in its sole discretion.

Indemnification:  You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Texan Media, Horns Illustrated and Bevo Depot.com, its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors and suppliers (collectively the "Service Providers") from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys' fees, resulting from any violation of these terms and conditions or any activity related to your account (including negligent or wrongful conduct) by you or any other person accessing the site using your Internet account.

Third-Party LinksIn an attempt to provide increased value to our visitors, Horns Illustrated and Bevo Depot.com may link to sites operated by third parties. However, even if the third party is affiliated with Horns Illustrated and Bevo Depot.com, Horns Illustrated and Bevo Depot.com has no control over these linked sites, all of which have separate privacy and data collection practices, independent of Horns Illustrated and BevoDepot.com. These linked sites are only for your convenience and therefore you access them at your own risk. Nonetheless, Horns Illustrated and Bevo Depot.com seeks to protect the integrity of its web site and the links placed upon it and therefore requests any feedback on not only its own site, but for sites it links to as well (including if a specific link does not work).

TermThis Agreement shall remain in full force and effect while you use the Service (if you are a Visitor) or while you are a Subscriber (if you are a Subscriber). Even after this Agreement is terminated, the restrictions contained herein will remain in effect. If you are a Subscriber, (i) you may terminate your Subscription at any time, for any reason, by following the instructions found in the by notifying Horns Illustrated (as outlined below), and (ii) Horns Illustrated may delete your profile and terminate your Subscription at any time, without warning and without liability of any kind. Subscription will terminate immediately in the event of a Member’s death. If you are a member and your Subscription is terminated for any reason, you may not create a new Subscription during the six month period following such termination, unless mutually agreed by Horns Illustrated management.

Password and Account Information: When you sign up to become a Member, you may be asked to choose a password. You alone are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of any password. You agree not to use the account, username, or password of another Member at any time or to disclose your password to any third party. You agree to notify Texas Media immediately if you suspect any unauthorized use of your account or access to your password. You are solely responsible for any and all use of your member account. You agree to promptly notify us of any change in your address (mail or primary email, to the extent provided to us) or personal profile by updating your personal information in the Member profile section of the Website. Your discontinued failure to notify Texan Media of any address (mail or primary email) or profile changes may result in the termination of your Membership. Commercial advertisements, affiliate links, and other forms of solicitation may be removed from Member profiles without notice and may result in termination of Membership. Selling or otherwise transferring your profile is prohibited.

Additional Member Eligibility Conditions: Membership is void where prohibited. By becoming a Subscriber, you represent and warrant that (a) all registration information you submit is truthful and accurate; (b) you will maintain the accuracy of such information; (c) your membership does not violate any applicable law or regulation; and (d) you are not a member under another name (in other words, you are limited to one membership). You acknowledge that Texas Media may refuse to enroll any you as a Subscriber, and may restrict, modify, or terminate your membership, without liability, for its convenience, if you violate this Agreement or any law, rule, or regulation, or if your participation could violate any applicable law, rule, or regulation.

Consent to Receive Commercial E-mail: BY AND AS A CONDITION OF BECOMING A SUBSCRIBER, YOU CONSENT TO RECEIVE COMMERCIAL E-MAIL MESSAGES FROM OR ON BEHALF OF TEXAN MEDIA, HORNS ILLUSTRATED, BEVO DEPOT AND OUR PARTNERS, AND ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT YOUR PRIMARY EMAIL ADDRESSES AND OTHER PERSONAL INFORMATION MAY BE USED BY THE TEXAN MEDIA FOR THE PURPOSE OF INITIATING COMMERCIAL E-MAIL MESSAGES. You may change the settings in the profile section of the Website to discontinue receipt of email, but by doing so, your membership/subscription may be terminated. Texan media reserves the right to send system updates; flash bulletins; order confirmations; administrative announcements; special requests and other similar messages to all Subscribers.  Members cannot unsubscribe from these Administrative Messages while they are Members.

Proprietary Rights in Content: Texan Media or its subsidiaries or partners does not claim any ownership rights in the text, files, images, photos, video, sounds, links, works of authorship, or any other materials that you post to the Service (collectively, "Member Content"). After posting Member Content to the Service, you continue to retain all ownership rights in such Member Content, and you continue to have the right to use your Member Content in any way you choose. By displaying or publishing ("posting") any Member Content on or through the Service, you hereby grant to Texan Media and its entities and partners a perpetual, non-exclusive, fully-paid, royalty-free, fully sub-licensable, transferable, irrevocable worldwide license to use, modify, publicly perform, publicly display, reproduce, prepare derivative works of and distribute such Member Content (in whole or in part). You also permit any User to access, display, view, store and reproduce such Member Content for personal use.

Without the foregoing license, we would be unable to provide the Service.  For example, without the right to modify Member Content, we would not be able to digitally compress uploaded files that Members submit or otherwise format Member Content to satisfy technical requirements, and without the right to publicly perform Member Content, thereby limiting Users to access files posted by Members. The license you grant to Texan media and its entities and partners is non-exclusive (meaning you are free to license your Member Content to anyone else), fully-paid and royalty-free (meaning that Texan Media and its partners is not required to pay you for the use on the Service of the Member Content that you post), sub-licensable (so that Texan Media is able to use its affiliates and subcontractors such as Internet content delivery networks to provide the Service), transferable (meaning that we may transfer it to a third party), irrevocable (meaning that you may not revoke or rescind such license for any reason) and worldwide (because the Internet is and the Service may be global in reach).

You represent and warrant that: (i) you own the Member Content posted by you on or through the Service or otherwise have the right to grant the license set forth in this section, and (ii) the posting of your Member Content on or through the Service does not violate the privacy rights, publicity rights, copyrights, trademark rights, contract rights or any other rights of any person or entity. You agree to pay for all royalties, fees, and any other monies owing any person or entity by reason of any Member Content posted by you to or through the Service.

Refunds:   No refunds are given for donations or subscriptions.

Other:  This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and Texan Media, Horns Illustrated and Bevo Depot entities regarding the Service. In the event of a conflict between this Agreement and any terms presented to you in connection with your utilization of a particular functionality (e.g. downloading software, making a purchase, or making a donation), the terms presented at such time shall prevail. The failure of these entities to exercise or enforce any right or provision of this Agreement shall not operate as a waiver of such right or provision. The section titles in this Agreement are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect. "Horns Illustrated and Bevo Depot” are the property of Texan media. This Agreement operates to the fullest extent permissible by law. Texan Media may freely transfer or assign this Agreement and any of its rights or obligations hereunder. You may not transfer or assign this Agreement or any of your rights or obligations hereunder without the prior written consent of Texan Media, and any attempt to do so shall be null and void. If any provision of this Agreement is unlawful, void or unenforceable, that provision is deemed severable from this Agreement and does not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.

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Privacy Policy Management:  If you have any questions or comments about any aspect of this Privacy Policy, then please feel free to contact us at the address below:

Horns Illustrated
P.O. Box 50069
Austin, TX 78763

Or contact us via email at: james@hornsillustrated.com