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Wal-Mart OD - Social Network Terms of Use

[Walmart] operates the Walmart OD Social Network (“Social Network”) on WalmartOD.com. This Social Network TOU sets forth the legally binding terms for your use of the Social Network. By using the Social Network, you agree to be bound by the Walmart.com Privacy and Legal Statement (the “Website TOU”) at http://www.walmartod.com/privacy.aspx and this Social Network Terms of Use (the “Social Network TOU”). Walmart reserves the right to modify this Social Network TOU and any such modification shall be effective upon posting by Walmart on the WalmartOD.com website. Your continued use of the Social Network after Walmart posts a revised Social Network TOU signifies your acceptance of the revised Social Network TOU.

This Social Network is a social networking service that allows each authorized member (“Member”) to register to become a member (“Membership”) and establish a personal Profile (“Profile”) online. Walmart reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to reject or delete any posting by you (including your complete Profile), or to suspend or terminate your access to the Social Network at any time, for any or no reason, and without liability (in particular, if Walmart determines, in its sole discretion, that you have violated this Social Network TOU or pose a threat to Walmart and/or other Members).

Rules for the Social Network:

1. Use of the Social Network. Use of the Social Network and registration to be a Member of the Social Network (“Membership”) is void where prohibited. In consideration of your use of the Social Network, you agree to (a) provide accurate, current and complete information about you; (b) maintain the security of your password and identification; (c) not use the account, username, or password of another Member at any time or to disclose your password to any third party; (d) maintain and promptly update your registration data to keep it accurate, current and complete; and (e) be fully responsible for all use of your account and for any actions that take place using your account. Each Member is solely responsible for interactions with other Members. Walmart reserves the right, but has no obligation, to become involved in any way with disputes between you and other Members. By using the Social Network, you represent and warrant that you are 18 years of age or older. Your Profile may be deleted and your Membership may be terminated without warning, if we believe that you are under 18 years of age and you represent yourself as 18 or older.

2. Content, Ownership, and Prohibitions.

2.1 Walmart is not responsible for any results from anything posted using the Social Network. Your Profile may not include any form of Prohibited Content (as described below). However, information provided by other Walmart Members may, in whole or in part, be unauthorized, impermissible or otherwise violate this Social Network TOU, and Walmart assumes no responsibility or liability for any such material. Walmart may choose, in its sole discretion, to monitor the Social Network but it assumes no responsibility for any Content, no obligation to modify or remove any inappropriate Content, and no responsibility for the conduct of any Members submitting any such Content.

2.2 Content that can be posted to the Social Network includes text, files, images, photos, video, sounds, musical works, works of authorship, applications, or any other materials (collectively, "Content"). Walmart does not claim any ownership rights in any posted Content, subject to the limited license herein. By posting any Content on the Social Network, you hereby grant to Walmart a worldwide, nonexclusive, fully paid, and sublicenseable license to use, modify, publicly perform and display, reproduce, and distribute such Content.

2.3 You are solely responsible for the Content that you post on or through any of the Social Network, and any material or information that you transmit to other Members and for your interactions with other Users. You represent and warrant that: (i) you own the Content posted by you on or through the Social Network or otherwise have the right to grant the license set forth herein, and (ii) the posting of your Content on or through the Social Network does not violate the privacy rights, publicity rights, copyrights, 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 Content posted by you on or through the Social Network.

2.4 The Social Network contains Content of Walmart ("Walmart Content"). Walmart Content is protected by copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret and other laws, and Walmart owns and retains all rights in the Walmart Content and the Social Network. You may not copy, modify, translate, publish, broadcast, transmit, distribute, perform, display, or sell any Walmart Content or any Content from other Members that is contained on the Social Network.

2.5 The following are examples of the kind of Content that are illegal or prohibited on through the Social Network (“Prohibited Content”). Walmart reserves the right to investigate and take appropriate action (including, without limitation, legal action) against anyone who, in Walmart's sole discretion, violates this provision. Prohibited Content includes, but is not limited to, Content that, in the sole discretion of Walmart: is patently offensive; harasses another person; is sexually or violently exploitative; poses or creates a privacy or security risk to any person; is false or misleading or promotes illegal activities; involves the transmission of "junk mail," "chain letters," or unsolicited mass mailing, instant messaging, or "spamming"; or violates the privacy rights, publicity rights, contract rights or any other rights of any person.

2.6 You may not, at any time: advertise to or solicit any Member to buy or sell any products or services; transmit any chain letters or junk email to other Members; circumvent or modify, or attempt to circumvent or modify any security technology or software that is part of the Social Network; or otherwise engage in any activity that involves (a) the use of viruses, bots, worms, or any other mechanisms that interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware, or permit the unauthorized use of or access to a computer or a computer network; (b) any automated use of the system, including, but not limited to, using scripts; and (c) interfering with, disrupting, or creating an undue burden on the Social Network.

3. Term. This Social Network TOU shall remain in full force and effect while you use the Social Network. You may terminate your Membership at any time. Walmart may terminate your Membership at any time, for any or no reason, with or without prior notice or explanation, and without liability. Even after Membership is terminated, this Social Network TOU will remain in effect.

4. Copyright Issues. If you believe your work has been copied and posted on or through the Social Network in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please refer to our copyright infringement page at http://www.walmart.com/catalog/catalog.gsp?cat=538449#42042.

5. Disclaimers. In addition to the disclaimers in the Website TOU, Walmart is not responsible for and makes no warranties, express or implied, as to the User Content (including any links to other websites) and such User Content does not necessarily reflect the opinions or policies of Walmart. If you access any third party sites via a Profile, you do so at your own risk. Walmart assumes no responsibility for any (a) error, omission, interruption, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, any Member communication; (b) any problems or technical malfunctions of network providers, computer equipment, software, (c) traffic congestion on the Internet or on the Social Network, or (d) injury or damage to Members or to any person's computer.

6. Indemnity. You agree to indemnify and hold Walmart, its subsidiaries, and affiliates, and their respective officers, agents, partners and employees, harmless from any loss, liability, claim, or demand, including reasonable attorneys' fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your use of the Social Network in violation of this Social Network TOU and/or arising from a breach of this Social Network TOU and/or any breach of your representations and warranties set forth in this Social Network TOU and/or if any Content that you post on or through the Social Network causes Walmart to be liable to another.

I HAVE READ THIS AGREEMENT AND AGREE TO ALL OF THE PROVISIONS CONTAINED ABOVE.