Terms of Service
Intellectual Property Ownership
The past, present and future content on the Web Sites, including, without limitation, organization,graphics, text, images, audio, videos, ringtones, voicetones, widgets, wallpapers, games, contests, voting, technology, applications, Templates (defined below), artwork, information, data, designs, compilations, advertising copy, and the trademarks, logos, domain names, trade names, service marksand trade identities; any and all copyrightable material (including source and object code); and allother materials related to the Web Sites, including, without limitation, the "look and feel" of theWeb Sites (collectively, "Content"), are protected by applicable U.S. copyright laws, international conventions, other applicable copyright laws and other proprietary (including, but not limited to, intellectual property) rights and are owned or controlled by Company, its parent, subsidiaries, affiliates or its licensors. Except as expressly set forth in these TOU or otherwise expressly granted to you in writing by Company, no rights (either by implication, estoppel or otherwise) are granted to you. Any and all rights to use any Content not expressly granted to you under this TOU are hereby reserved for Company and/or its parent, subsidiaries affiliates or its licensors. Nothing contained in this TOU will affect, impair, or limit in any way Company's rights to exploit fully any or all of the Content. The copying, reproduction, alteration, rearrangement, sales, leasing, renting, distribution, redistribution, modification, downloading, exchanging, creating of derivative works, uploading, posting, transmitting, or publication by you, directly or indirectly, of the Content, including the removal or alteration of content, advertising or promotional materials, except pursuant to the express limited grant of rights hereunder, is strictly prohibited. You agree to abide by any and all additional copyright notices, information, or restrictions contained in any part of the Web Sites (including the Content) or as Company may impose from time to time. Moreover, you agree that you will not remove any proprietary notices or labels contained in or on the Content. Copying, archivingor storing any part of the Web Sites for a purpose that is not permitted by these TOU is expressly prohibited without prior written permission from Company or the applicable copyright holder as identified on the Web Sites. You acknowledge and agree that you will not, directly or indirectly, contest, challenge, aid or abet in contesting or challenging the validity or ownership of the Content, or take any action whatsoever in derogation of Company's rights therein, or in breach of, any terms and conditions contained in this TOU. You acknowledge and agree that you will not acquire or claim any rights in the Content, or aid or abet anyone else in doing so. Nothing in this TOU will be interpreted to grant you, any right or license to enter into sublicenses or redistribution agreements with respect to any portion of the Content or to otherwise rent, sell, lease, loan, transfer, assign, broadcast, upload to any computer or wireless device, sublicense, distribute or allow access to the Content. You agree that you will not charge any person or entity to view, listen, play or otherwise access any Content, or disseminate any Content in any manner to the public (for free or for a fee).
Use of Advertising Templates on the Web Sites and Custom Advertisements
Company may provide certain functionality on the Web Sites that allows you to manipulate Content, including, but not limited to, certain templates (each a "Template and collectively, the "Templates") provided on the Web Sites, which may be used by you for the creation, development and submission of custom advertisements ("Custom Advertisements") by allowing you to combine your own content ("Your Contribution to Custom Advertisements") with the Templates or otherwise customize the Templates to create Custom Advertisements. The Templates are considered Content, are owned by Lamar Advertising Corporation, and are subject to the provisions in Section 4 above. Any Custom Advertisements you develop are subject to the provisions set forth below and any additional agreements you enter into with Lamar Advertising Corporation regarding the Custom Advertisements. Please note that except as set forth in these TOU, you cannot copy, download, print, create derivatives of, or utilize in any way any of the Templates or other materials on the Web Sites without our express prior written permission.
The Web Sites permit you to use the Templates in conjunction with the creation, development, submissionsand purchase of advertising from Company. When you purchase advertising from us, the purchase will be subject to the terms of the advertising media purchase agreement (the "Advertising Agreement") that we enter into with you, which is incorporated herein by this reference. As further described in Section 4, the Templates are owned by us and will continue to be owned by us during and after your use. This includes any modifications to a Template that we make or authorize you to make, whether personalized or otherwise.
All of Your Contribution to Custom Advertisements is your sole responsibility and you, and not Company, are entirely responsible for all of the content you provide in Your Contribution to Custom Advertisements. It is your responsibility to check the correctness of each Custom Advertisement before submitting it to Company. Under no circumstances will we be liable in any way for Your Contribution to Custom Advertisements, including, but not limited to, any errors or omissions in Your Contribution to Custom Advertisements, or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of Your Contribution to Custom Advertisements. You represent and warrant that Your Contribution to Custom Advertisements is original work by you or you have all necessary rights in it and to submit it to Company under the terms of these TOU; that it is not defamatory; and that it does not infringe upon, misappropriate or violate the rights of any third parties, including, without limitation, any intellectual property rights, rights of publicity or privacy or any other proprietary rights or otherwise violate any law, rule, or regulation. You further agree that you are solely liable for any and all costs, claims, demands, investigations, liabilities, losses, damages, judgments, settlements, costs and expenses, including attorneys' fees, connected to or arising from, your breach of any representation or warranty, or other violation of the terms of the TOU or any other user agreement posted on the Web Sites. Use of all Templates and materials must be consistent with and are subject to any additional terms that are provided at the time you purchase any advertising, including, but not limited to, as specificallyset forth in the Advertising Agreement.
During the period that your Custom Advertisement(s) is/are featured on our advertising media, we may allow you, with our express prior written permission, the exclusive use of the specific Template(s) that you selected only within the general geographic area of your purchase. For purposes of certainty, even if we grant you the exclusive use of a Template while your advertising purchase is in effect, we may allow someone in another geographic area to use it. Of course, once the term of your Advertising Agreement with us has ended, we can allow others, even in your geographic area, to use, and request modifications to, the Template. Whether or not you purchase any advertising media from us, you cannot, without our express prior written consent, use the Templates in any advertising media not purchased from us.
Your use of the Templates and your creation of any Custom Advertisements is subject to the followingterms and conditions:
Company owns the Templates and retains all rights in the Templates. The license Company grants you to use the Templates in connection with Custom Advertisements is limited to the Templates specifically made available by Company for use in connection with Custom Advertisements, and may be revoked by Company at any time without liability to you;
The license to use the Templates in connection with Custom Advertisements is solely for the purpose of allowing you to manipulate the Templates or combine the Templates with Your Contribution to Custom Advertisements;
Your use of the Templates and Custom Advertisements is subject to these TOU and any additional terms and conditions as Company may from time-to-time notify you in these TOU or otherwise, including, but not limited to, the Advertising Agreement;
You retain whatever prior rights you had in Your Contribution to Custom Advertisements and retain the right to use Your Contribution to Custom Advertisements in works entirely unrelated to Custom Advertisements and entirely unrelated to derivative works of Custom Advertisements.
You will not make any use of or license, distribute, reproduce, or otherwise exploit any part of the Custom Advertisements (except Your Contributions to Custom Advertisements), without our express written permission.
Any duplication, modification, or use of any material provided on this web site,whether protected by copyright or not, of any kind for commercial purposes is strictlyprohibited.
Lamar Advertising Company accepts no liability for any loss or damage, consequentialor otherwise, incurred in reliance on the material in these pages. The informationon this site is for information purposes only and is not intended as professionaladvice of any kind.
"Lamar," "Lamar Graphics," and "Interstate Logos" are registered trademarks of LamarAdvertising Company. Any unauthorized use of these trademarks, or other trademarksowned by Lamar Advertising Company, is strictly prohibited.
Violations of the above terms may result in legal action at the the discretion of Lamar Advertising Corporation.