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Terms of Service

POP World Media, LLC makes no representation about the suitability or accuracy of statements or data on CoasterBuzz or its affiliated sites and all content is provided "as is" without any warranty, expressed or implied. POP World Media, LLC shall not be liable for any damages caused by the use of content on CoasterBuzz or any of its affiliated sites. Links from CoasterBuzz or its affiliated sites to other sites are provided for the convenience of its viewers. Links do not constitute endorsements by POP World Media, LLC and may be followed solely at the risk of the viewer.

Considering the real-time nature of the CoasterBuzz forums, it is impossible for us to review messages or confirm the validity of information posted. We do not vouch for or warrant the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any message, and are not responsible for the contents of any message. The messages express the views of the author of the message. Any user who feels that a posted message is objectionable is encouraged to contact jeff@popw.com immediately by e-mail.

POP World Media, LLC reserves the right to delete any message for any or no reason at all. You remain solely responsible for the content of your messages, and you agree to indemnify and hold harmless POP World Media, LLC and its agents with respect to any claim based upon transmission of your messages.

You agree, through your use of this service, that you will not use CoasterBuzz to post any material which is knowingly false and/or defamatory, inaccurate, abusive, vulgar, hateful, harassing, obscene, profane, sexually oriented, threatening, invasive of a person's privacy, or otherwise in violation of any law. You agree to bare sole responsibility for any of these actions. You agree not to post any copyrighted material. You agree that all posts made to CoasterBuzz become the property of POP World Media, LLC.

You agree to use proper grammar and spelling in the forums.

POP World Media, LLC also reserves the right to reveal your identity (or whatever information we know about you) in the event of a complaint or legal action arising from any message posted by you.

Advertisements, chain letters, pyramid schemes, and solicitations are inappropriate on CoasterBuzz.

You agree when viewing pages on CoasterBuzz.com to not use any kind of ad-blocking software, and agree to be held liable for any damages or loss of revenue to POP World Media, LLC in the event you do use such software.

You must be 13 years of age or older to register for CoasterBuzz, in accordance with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA). DO NOT REGISTER UNLESS YOU ARE AT LEAST 13 YEARS OF AGE. We are not permitted by law to collect information about people under the age of 13 without proof of parental consent, and therefore choose not to accept registrations of those under the age of 13.

Any dispute regarding these terms will be settled in Orange County, FL, USA.

POP World Media, LLC, reserves the right to alter these terms of service or change site offerings (for general visitors or CoasterBuzz Club members) at any time. Your use of this site constitutes acceptance of these terms as revised from time to time, without notification of such revisions.

Privacy

(Last updated 12/20/2010) We record your personal information (name, address, e-mail address) only when you voluntarily offer it. Registration requires a valid e-mail address. This address is used only to send you your password, and to subscribe to our 100% opt-in mailing list, if you enable that option. Cookies are used on the site solely for the purpose of letting viewers know about new posts since their last visit, and storing their forum password if they enable that option. To safeguard this information, always be sure to logout when using a public computer.

In the event a user violates our terms of service or breaks the law through the use of this site, POP World Media, LLC will volunteer any information we have about that user to the courts or law enforcement.

This site serves advertising from a number of partners. These are links to their privacy policies:

We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our Web site. Please see those sites to view their privacy statements. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. To opt out of these behavioral targeting systems, many take part in a central opt-out page here: http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp.

Our servers log URLs and times of access to each page of our site, the referring URL and the IP address or hostname of the computer making the request. We use this information only to monitor the volume of traffic to the site, except in cases where we suspect a user is abusing the site's resources. In such cases, we will attempt to identify the ISP of the user and let the provider know about the abuse. We also use Google Analytics (see Google's privacy policy) to analyze traffic data.

Our mobile applications may collect unique identifiers of your device, but these are used only to count the overall usage of mobile apps, and are not associated with any personal data.

You must be 13 years of age or older to register for CoasterBuzz, in accordance with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA). DO NOT REGISTER UNLESS YOU ARE AT LEAST 13 YEARS OF AGE. We are not permitted by law to collect information about people under the age of 13 without proof of parental consent, and therefore choose not to accept registrations of those under the age of 13.

Copyright/Trademark

CoasterBuzz, Personal Buzz, Roller Coaster Rollback, Portal to The Thrill and POP World Media are trademarks or registered trademarks of Jeffrey Putz and/or POP World Media, LLC. Park and coaster logos are trademarks of their respective owners. No portion of this site may be copied or redistributed in any form without the express written consent of POP World Media, LLC. Coaster and park data may be used freely by anyone, as these are publicly available facts (like street addresses). The presentation of the data, however, is covered under our copyright.

The designated agent for DMCA takedown notices is Jeff Putz, of POP World Media, LLC.

Disclosures

POP World Media, LLC has a single member, Jeff Putz. The company, and its member, have in the past worked on a contract basis for companies that include Cedar Fair. It is currently contracted to work via a third-party for SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment. This disclosure is made to comply with the FTC rules around endorsements and testimonials in advertising, in 16 CFR Part 255.5. This disclosure is also made in the spirit of editorial transparency.

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