SharetheRide WEBSITE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE
SharetheRide is an online system that provides a matching system that allows individuals to find and accept car pooling and/or vanpooling arrangements. Use of the system is voluntary and entirely at the discretion of participants.
THE WEBSITE IS OFFERED FREE OF CHARGE AND STRICTLY AS A CONVENIENCE AND SERVICE TO COMMUTERS SEEKING RIDE-MATCHING SERVICES. ALL POTENTIAL RIDESHARE USERS SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION AND DISCRETION, AND GENERALLY TAKE WHATEVER STEPS HE OR SHE DEEMS NECESSARY TO ENSURE ONE'S PERSONAL SAFETY. YOU ACCEPT FULL PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY RIDE THAT YOU MAY ACCEPT OR PROVIDE THROUGH THIS SERVICE. Valley Metro ACCEPTS NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR ACTIONS OF ANY INDIVIDUALS USING THE WEBSITE.
You must be at least 18 years of age to use this Website.
Reliance Upon Information and Password
To be a registered user of the Website ('Registered User') you must complete the registration process by providing us with current, complete and accurate information as prompted by the registration form ('Registration Data'). You agree to maintain and update this Registration Data as required to keep it current, complete and accurate. When you register you will be provided with a user ID and password. You must ensure that your password is kept secure and confidential and that it is not revealed to any person. You are entirely responsible for any and all activities that occur under or through the use of your password. You agree that Valley Metro can reasonably rely upon any use of your password, including for our disclosure of information relating to your Registration Data. You should notify Valley Metro immediately if you become aware of any unauthorized use of your password or if you believe your password is no longer secret and we will cease relying on that password. You release Valley Metro, its officials, officers, employees and agents from any claim and won't make any claim against Valley Metro in respect of or arising from any reliance by Valley Metro upon any use of your password, including Valley Metro disclosing personal information relating to your Registration Data. You agree to indemnify and hold Valley Metro, its officers and employees harmless from any claims, actions, costs (including legal costs), or losses by Valley Metro or any third party due to or arising out of reliance by Valley Metro or any third party upon any acts carried out, requests made or information provided through the use of your password.
Registered User Conduct
You agree that:
Provision of Services
- you will use your access to the Website solely to arrange rideshares for your own purpose and will not use the Website for any other purpose including arranging rideshares on behalf of any other person;
- you will not use the Website to directly or indirectly:
- defame, abuse, harass, stalk or threaten others;
- collect information about others, including email addresses, without their consent;
- create a false identity;
- transmit or upload any material that contains harmful or deleterious computer programs (including, without limitation, viruses, trojan horses, worms, time bombs or cancelbots);
- transmit or upload any computer programs or other material in breach of any intellectual property laws, rights of privacy or any other applicable laws;
- interfere with or disrupt networks connected to the Website or violate the regulations, policies or procedures of such networks;
- attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Website, other accounts, computer systems or networks connected to the Website, through password mining or any other means; and
- interfere with another member's use and enjoyment of the Website.
- you will comply with all relevant laws and regulations and are solely responsible for all acts or omissions that occur under your or through the use of your password.
We may modify, suspend or discontinue any or all of the contents of the Website from time to time in our absolute discretion.
We may terminate your access to the Website at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice, effective immediately, for any reason whatsoever. If you wish to terminate your status as a Registered User of the Website your only recourse is to discontinue your use of the Website and notify us that you have terminated your membership. Upon termination, your right to use the Website immediately ceases.
Communications from Us
You agree that we may send email, newsletters and other forms of communications (whether or not in electronic form) to you from time to time.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
Copyright and Limited Reproduction Notices
The contents of the Website are the copyright of Valley Metro and its licensees. No part of the Website may be distributed or copied for any commercial purpose and you are not permitted to incorporate the material or any part of it in any other work or publication (whether in hard copy, electronic or any other form). No part of the Website may be resold, published, copied, reproduced, transmitted or stored (including in any other website or other electronic form) except that you may print, or download to your hard drive, extracts from the Website only for your own use.
The contents of the Website may include links to third party materials ('linked sites'). Valley Metro will not be responsible for the contents of any linked site or liable for any direct or indirect loss or damage suffered by you from accessing, using, relying on or trading with third parties. These links are provided to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply our endorsement of the site or any association with their operators. We reserve the right to prohibit links to the Website and you agree to remove or cease any link upon our request. You may not frame any part of the Website material by including advertising or other revenue generating material.
Any dealings with any advertiser appearing on the Website are solely between you and the advertiser or other third party. We are not responsible or liable for any part of any such dealings or promotions.
Extension of this Agreement to RideShark Corporation
You hereby also agree to extend this Terms and Conditions Agreement
to RideShark Corporation, developers of SharetheRide and service providers for
SharetheRide. You agree to indemnify and hold harmless RideShark Corp, its officers and employees, from any
and all liability for personal injury, death, property damages and any other loss,
and resulting claims (including legal costs) or actions, arising from your participation in or involvement
in the SharetheRide. program.
You must not post false identity.