Legal

Disclaimer:

Activities and vehicle modifications appearing or described at Blue Oval Trucks and it’s pages may be potentially dangerous. We do not endorse any such activity for others or recommend it to any particular person – we simply describe the experiences and opinions of other Ford truck owners. If you choose to engage in these activities it is by your own free will and at your own risk. Any and all modifications will likely cause a vehicle to behave differently than stock. Some modifications may significantly increase your risk when driving the vehicle or be dangerous in some driving situations. Use good judgment when engaging in any activity or making any modifications. Do not take unwise risks. Consult a certified professional if you are not sure of something. Blue Oval Trucks and the authors of these articles assume no liability for how any particular individual chooses to use the information presented here. Some of these modifications may void your vehicles warranty. Please also read our Legal notice.

Terms Of Use:

Welcome to the www.blueovaltrucks.com (“Blue Oval Trucks”) web site — owned and operated by 959 Media LLC. This Terms of Use (“Terms” or “Agreement”) is for the users, members, customers, and others who visit and use Blue Oval Trucks (collectively or individually, “Members”).

Blue Oval Trucks is in no way affiliated with the Ford Motor Company.

PLEASE READ CAREFULLY THE FOLLOWING TERMS OF USE. By accessing, browsing, using and/or registering for the Blue Oval Trucks, acknowledges that you have read, understood, and agree to be bound by the following terms, including any guidelines and future modifications (collectively, the “TERMS”). If you do not agree to these Terms, then please do not use Blue Oval Trucks.

1. Privacy Notice: Your privacy is important to Blue Oval Trucks. Never display any personal information that could be used to find you in real life. For example, your full real name, mailing or home address, or phone numbers.

1.1 Outside Links: Blue Oval Trucks may offer links to other sites. Any time you click on a link and are transported to another site, you should be aware that the other site may have a different privacy policy than Blue Oval Trucks. We cannot control the policies of other sites.  When possible, we provide links to manufacturers and additional information on products.

1.2 Online Transactions: Blue Oval Trucks may at times accept check, money order or Paypal for subscriptions, decals or shirt orders. When using Paypal or credit cards, Verisign, a leader in online credit card transactions and security, is used for payment processing. To find out more about Paypal’s security, click HERE. Blue Oval Trucks does not store or share personal or financial information gathered during these transactions.

1.3 Google: Blue Oval Trucks uses third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our website. 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. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, click HERE.

2. Individual Features and Services: When using Blue Oval Trucks, you will be subject to any additional posted guidelines or rules including, but not limited to, forum rules, announcements, or sticky found in the forums, which are applicable to specific activities and features which may be posted from time to time.

3. Modification of these Terms: Blue Oval Trucks reserves the right to, at our discretion, change, modify, add, or remove portions of these Terms at any time. Please check these Terms and any guidelines periodically for changes. Your continued use of Blue Oval Trucks after the posting of changes constitutes your binding acceptance of such changes. For any material changes to these Terms, such amended terms will automatically be effective at the time they are initially posted on Blue Oval Trucks. A notice of change will be placed on the web site.

4. Prohibited Conduct: By using Blue Oval Trucks you agree to not:

Make unsolicited offers, advertisements, proposals, chain letters, or send junk mail, to other Members

Misrepresent the source, identity, or content of information found or placed at Blue Oval Trucks. For example, claiming a created work as your own that is not yours

Use Blue Oval Trucks for any illegal purpose

Interfere with any security-related features of Blue Oval Trucks

Intentionally interfere with the operation of Blue Oval Trucks or any persons enjoyment of it.

5. Ownership; Proprietary Rights: Blue Oval Trucks is owned and operated by 959 Media LLC. The visual interfaces, graphics, design, compilation, information, computer code, products, software, services, and all other elements of Blue Oval Trucks provided by Blue Oval Trucks, including without limitation any artwork, Blue Oval Trucks virtual items, or visual art and any combination thereof (all of the foregoing, collectively, the “Materials”) are protected by United States copyright, trade dress, patent, servicemark and trademark laws, international conventions, and all other relevant intellectual property and proprietary rights, and applicable laws. Except for any Member Submissions, which are owned by and provided by our Members, all Materials contained on Blue Oval Trucks are the property of Blue Oval Trucks or its subsidiaries or affiliated companies and/or third-party licensors. All trademarks, service marks, and trade names are proprietary to Blue Oval Trucks or its affiliates and/or third-party licensors. Except as expressly authorized by Blue Oval Trucks, you agree not to buy, sell, license, distribute, copy, modify, publicly perform or display, transmit, publish, edit, adapt, create derivative works from, or otherwise make any unauthorized or commercial use of the Materials.

All information submitted to Blue Oval Trucks or found at Blue Oval Trucks is the property of Blue Oval Trucks and is protected by United States Copyright laws. Persons submitting information to Blue Oval Trucks shall retain ownership of the information with a license granted to Blue Oval Trucks for use. See Member Submissions below.

6. Technical Information; Disclaimer: Activities and vehicle modifications appearing or described at Blue Oval Trucks and it’s pages may be potentially dangerous. We do not endorse any such activity for others or recommend it to any particular person – we simply describe the experiences and opinions of other enthusiasts. If you choose to engage in these activities, it is by your own free will and at your own risk. Any and all modifications will likely cause a vehicle to behave differently than stock.  Some modifications may significantly increase your risk when driving the vehicle or be dangerous in some driving situations. Use good judgment when engaging in any activity or making any modifications. Do not take unwise risks.  Consult a certified professional if you are not sure of something. Blue Oval Trucks and the authors of these articles assume no liability for how any particular individual chooses to use the information presented here.  Some of these modifications may void your vehicles warranty

7. Member Submissions:

Submissions: Blue Oval Trucks (www.blueovaltrucks.com) provides forums used by this website. Any information posted at Blue Oval Trucks through its forums or sent to any of Blue Oval Trucks staff by its members or users may be placed at Blue Oval Trucks if deemed appropriate. Any submissions sent to Blue Oval Trucks by the methods discussed and found to be Ford truck related will be considered Member Submissions.

Definition of Member Submissions: Submissions shall include any information or photos posted in the forums, submitted to the photo galleries, sent to Blue Oval Trucks or it’s staff, or uploaded as attachments to Blue Oval Trucks. Blue Oval Trucks does not guarantee that any such submission will be published and does not guarantee and confidentiality with respect to any Member Submissions. The submitter does not have to be a forum member to be considered a ‘Member’ under these rules.

Ownership, Limited License Grants: Member’s retain all ownership rights in their Member Submissions.

7.1. Limited License Grant to Blue Oval Trucks: By submitting Member Submissions to Blue Oval Trucks, you hereby grant to Blue Oval Trucks, a worldwide, non-exclusive, assignable, fully paid-up, and royalty-free license to display, reproduce, distribute and perform (if applicable) your Member Submissions within Blue Oval Trucks in any media formats and through any media channels. This license does not grant Blue Oval Trucks the right, except in providing Blue Oval Trucks service, to use your Member Submissions for any other commercial purposes.

7.2. Required Rights in Member Submissions: You shall be solely responsible for your own Member Submissions and the consequences of posting or publishing them. In connection with Member Submissions, you affirm, represent and/or warrant that:

(1) you own, or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions to use and to authorize Blue Oval Trucks and Blue Oval Trucks Members to use your Member Submissions as necessary to exercise the license granted by you in Section 7.1 above and

(2) you have the written consent, release, and/or permission of each and every identifiable individual person in any Member Submissions to use the name or likeness of each and every such identifiable individual person, to enable inclusion and use of the Member Submissions in the manner contemplated by Blue Oval Trucks and these Terms.

7.3. Member Submissions Representations: In connection with Member Submissions, you further agree that you will not:

(1) submit material that is copyrighted, protected by trade secret or otherwise subject to third-party proprietary rights, including privacy and publicity rights, unless you are the owner of such rights or have permission from their rightful owner to post the material and to grant Blue Oval Trucks all of the license rights granted herein;

(2) publish falsehoods or misrepresentations that could damage Blue Oval Trucks or any third party;

(3) submit material that is unlawful, obscene, defamatory, libelous, threatening, pornographic, harassing, hateful, racially or ethnically offensive or encourages conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, violate any law or is otherwise inappropriate;

(4) post advertisements or solicitations of business; or

(5) impersonate another person.

7.4. Member Submissions Disclaimer: You understand that when using Blue Oval Trucks you will be exposed to Member Submissions from a variety of sources, and that Blue Oval Trucks is not responsible for the accuracy, usefulness, safety, or intellectual property rights of or relating to such Member Submissions. You further understand and acknowledge that you may be exposed to Member Submissions that are inaccurate, offensive, indecent or objectionable, and you agree to waive, and hereby do waive, any legal or equitable rights or remedies you have or may have against Blue Oval Trucks with respect thereto, and agree to indemnify and hold Blue Oval Trucks, its owners/operators, affiliates, and/or licensors, harmless to the fullest extent allowed by law regarding all matters related to your use of Blue Oval Trucks. Blue Oval Trucks does not endorse any Member Submission or any opinion, recommendation or advice expressed therein, and Blue Oval Trucks expressly disclaims any and all liability in connection with Member Submissions. If notified by a Member or a content owner of a Member Submission that allegedly does not conform to these Terms, Blue Oval Trucks may investigate the allegation and determine in good faith and in its sole discretion whether to remove the Member Submission, which it reserves the right to do at any time. For clarity, Blue Oval Trucks does not permit copyright infringing activities on Blue Oval Trucks. Blue Oval Trucks reserves the right to prevent Members from submitting content to Forums and to edit, restrict or remove such Messages for any reason at any time.

8. Prohibited Uses:

Access to the Materials from territories where their contents are illegal is prohibited. Those who choose to access Blue Oval Trucks from locations outside of the United States do so at their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with all local rules including, without limitation, rules about the internet, data, email, or privacy. You agree to comply with all applicable laws regarding the transmission of technical data exported from the United States or the country in which you reside. Members visiting Blue Oval Trucks from countries outside of the United States must agree to abide by all local rules regarding online conduct and acceptable content.

Any use of any of the Materials other than for private, non-commercial use is strictly prohibited. As a condition of your use of Blue Oval Trucks, you will not use Blue Oval Trucks for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms. You may not use Blue Oval Trucks in any manner that in our sole discretion could damage, disable, overburden, or impair it or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of Blue Oval Trucks. You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to Blue Oval Trucks, or any part of them, other accounts, computer systems or networks connected to Blue Oval Trucks, or any part of them, through hacking, password mining or any other means or interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of Blue Oval Trucks or any activities conducted on Blue Oval Trucks. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available through Blue Oval Trucks. You agree neither to modify Blue Oval Trucks in any manner or form, nor to use modified versions of Blue Oval Trucks, including (without limitation) for the purpose of obtaining unauthorized access to Blue Oval Trucks.

Blue Oval Trucks may contain robot exclusion headers. You agree that you will not use any robot, spider, scraper, or other automated means to access Blue Oval Trucks for any purpose without our express written permission or bypass our robot exclusion headers or other measures we may use to prevent or restrict access to Blue Oval Trucks. * Search engines are exempt from this prohibition.

9. Digital Millennium Copyright Act Notifications:

It is Blue Oval Trucks’ policy to respond to notices of alleged infringement that comply with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. Blue Oval Trucks may terminate without notice any Member’s access to Blue Oval Trucks, if that Member is determined to be conducting infringement violations.

10. Third-Party Sites, Products and Services; Links:

Blue Oval Trucks may include links to other web sites or services solely as a convenience to Members (“linked sites”). Blue Oval Trucks does not endorse any such linked sites or the information, material, products or services contained on other linked sites or accessible through other linked sites. Furthermore, Blue Oval Trucks makes no express or implied warranties with regard to the information, material, products, or services that are contained on or accessible through linked sites. Access and use of linked sites, including the information, material, products, and services on linked sites or available through linked sites, is solely at your own risk.

Your correspondence or business dealings with, or participation in promotions of, advertisers found on or through Blue Oval Trucks are solely between you and such advertiser. You agree that Blue Oval Trucks will not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings or as the result of the presence of such advertisers on Blue Oval Trucks.

11. Disclaimers:

No Warranties. BLUE OVAL TRUCKS AND ANY THIRD-PARTY SOFTWARE, SERVICES, OR APPLICATIONS MADE AVAILABLE IN CONJUNCTION WITH OR THROUGH BLUE OVAL TRUCKS ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, BLUE OVAL TRUCKS, ITS SUPPLIERS, LICENSORS, AND PARTNERS DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, STATUTORY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT OF PROPRIETARY RIGHTS.

BLUE OVAL TRUCKS, ITS SUPPLIERS, LICENSORS, AND PARTNERS DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED IN BLUE OVAL TRUCKS WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT BLUE OVAL TRUCKS OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.

BLUE OVAL TRUCKS, ITS SUPPLIERS, LICENSORS, AND PARTNERS DO NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF BLUE OVAL TRUCKS IN TERMS OF CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE. YOU (AND NOT BLUE OVAL TRUCKS NOR ITS SUPPLIERS, LICENSOR OR PARTNERS) ASSUME THE ENTIRE COST OF ANY NECESSARY SERVICING, REPAIR, OR CORRECTION. YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT YOU DOWNLOAD OR OTHERWISE OBTAIN MATERIAL OR DATA THROUGH THE USE OF BLUE OVAL TRUCKS AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND THAT YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGES TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF SUCH MATERIAL OR DATA.

CERTAIN STATE LAWS DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN DAMAGES. IF THESE LAWS APPLY TO YOU, SOME OR ALL OF THE ABOVE DISCLAIMERS, EXCLUSIONS, OR LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU, AND YOU MIGHT HAVE ADDITIONAL RIGHTS.

12. Indemnification; Hold Harmless: You agree to indemnify, save, and hold Blue Oval Trucks, its affiliated companies, and its suppliers, licensors, and partners harmless from any claims, losses, damages, liabilities, including attorneys’ fees, arising out of your use or misuse of Blue Oval Trucks, violation of these Terms, violation of the rights of any other person or entity, or any breach of the representations, warranties, and covenants made by you herein. Blue Oval Trucks reserves the right, at your expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter for which you are required to indemnify Blue Oval Trucks, and you agree to cooperate with Blue Oval Trucks defense of these claims.

13. Limitation of Liability and Damages: UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE, WILL BLUE OVAL TRUCKS OR ITS AFFILIATES, CONTRACTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, OR THIRD-PARTY PARTNERS, LICENSORS, OR SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE, RELIANCE, OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM YOUR USE OR YOUR INABILITY TO USE THE MATERIALS ON BLUE OVAL TRUCKS, OR ANY OTHER INTERACTIONS WITH BLUE OVAL TRUCKS, EVEN IF BLUE OVAL TRUCKS OR A BLUE OVAL TRUCKS AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY OR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN SUCH CASES, BLUE OVAL TRUCKS LIABILITY WILL BE LIMITED TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW.

IN NO EVENT WILL BLUE OVAL TRUCKS OR ITS AFFILIATES, CONTRACTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, OR THIRD-PARTY PARTNERS, LICENSORS, OR SUPPLIERS TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES, AND CAUSES OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THESE TERMS OR YOUR USE OF BLUE OVAL TRUCKS, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION YOUR INTERACTIONS WITH OTHER BLUE OVAL TRUCKS MEMBERS, (WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE, WARRANTY, OR OTHERWISE) EXCEED THE AMOUNT PAID BY YOU, IF ANY, FOR ACCESSING BLUE OVAL TRUCKS DURING THE TWELVE (12) MONTHS IMMEDIATELY PRECEDING THE DAY THE ACT OR OMISSION OCCURRED THAT GAVE RISE TO YOUR CLAIM OR ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS, WHICHEVER IS GREATER.

THESE LIMITATIONS WILL ALSO APPLY WITH RESPECT TO DAMAGES INCURRED BY REASON OF ANY PRODUCTS OR SERVICES SOLD OR PROVIDED BY THIRD PARTIES OTHER THAN BLUE OVAL TRUCKS AND RECEIVED THROUGH OR ADVERTISED ON BLUE OVAL TRUCKS OR RECEIVED THROUGH ANY LINKS PROVIDED ON BLUE OVAL TRUCKS.

14. Miscellaneous:

Notice: Except as explicitly stated otherwise, legal notices will be served on Blue Oval Trucks national registered agent or to the email address you provide to Blue Oval Trucks during the registration process. Notice will be deemed given twenty-four hours after email is sent, unless the sending party is notified that the email address is invalid. Alternatively, we may give you legal notice by mail to a postal address, if provided by you through Blue Oval Trucks. In such case, notice will be deemed given three days after the date of mailing.

Waiver: The failure of Blue Oval Trucks to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms will not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. Any waiver of any provision of these Terms will be effective only if in writing and signed by Blue Oval Trucks.

Governing Law: These Terms will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Ohio, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law.

Jurisdiction: You agree that any action at law or in equity arising out of or relating to these Terms or Blue Oval Trucks will be filed only in the state or federal courts in and for Columbiana County, Ohio, and you hereby consent and submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of such courts for the purposes of litigating any such action.

Severability: If any provision of these Terms shall be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision will be deemed severable from these Terms and will not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.

Assignment: These Terms and related Guidelines, and any rights and licenses granted hereunder, may not be transferred or assigned by you, but may be assigned by Blue Oval Trucks without restriction.

Survival: Sections 5 and 10 through 14 will survive any termination of these Terms.

Headings: The heading references herein are for convenience purposes only, do not constitute a part of these Terms, and will not be deemed to limit or affect any of the provisions hereof.

Entire Agreement: This is the entire agreement between you and Blue Oval Trucks relating to the subject matter herein and will not be modified except in a writing, signed by both parties, or by a change to these Terms or Guidelines made by Blue Oval Trucks as set forth in Section 3 above.

Claims: YOU AND BLUE OVAL TRUCKS AGREE THAT ANY CAUSE OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO BLUE OVAL TRUCKS MUST COMMENCE WITHIN ONE (1) YEAR AFTER THE CAUSE OF ACTION ACCRUES. OTHERWISE, SUCH CAUSE OF ACTION IS PERMANENTLY BARRED.