6. Information on the Service
General PRODIGY DOES NOT ENDORSE, ASSERT OR STAND BEHIND THE
TRUTHFULNESS OR RELIABILITY OF OPINIONS, ADVICE OR STATEMENTS GIVEN
OR MADE BY ANYONE OTHER THAN AUTHORIZED PRODIGY SPOKESPERSONS IN
ANY MANNER ON OR THROUGH THE SERVICE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION,
IN PUBLIC POSTINGS AREAS OF THE SERVICE. EXPERTS, INFORMATION
PROVIDERS AND “MEMBER REPRESENTATIVES” ON THE SERVICE ARE NOT
AUTHORIZED PRODIGY SPOKESPERSONS.
Opinions, advice and all other information expressed by Service
information providers under contract with Prodigy (“Information
Providers”) represent their own views and not necessarily those of
Prodigy, and should not be relied on for important personal
decisions. For individual situations, specific professional
advice should be sought.
The Service lets you share information with other Members as well
as with users of the Internet who are not Members. You agree not
to use the Service to send, or submit for public posting, any abusive,
obscene, profane, sexually explicit, threatening, or illegal material,
or material containing blatant expressions of bigotry, racism or hate.
Prodigy reserves the right (but is not obligated) to review and edit any
material submitted for display or placed on the Service, excluding
private electronic messages. Prodigy may refuse to display or may
remove from the Service any material that Prodigy believes violates
this Agreement or any policies or guidelines posted by Prodigy on
the Service, or is harmful to other Members, to Merchants or
Information Providers, or to the Service or the business interests
You agree not to engage in advertising to, or solicitation of, other
Members or users of the Internet through the Service to buy or sell
any products or services (other than in areas specifically designated
for such purposes by Prodigy) without Prodigy’s prior written consent.
You are responsible for material sent through or displayed on the
Service under your ID, even if a claim should arise after termination
of the Membership.
Messaging. Prodigy will comply in all respects with the Electronic
Communications Privacy Act of 1986, as amended, relating to private
electronic messages sent or received through the Service. Prodigy will
not inspect the contents of private electronic messages, or disclose
their contents to anyone other than the writer or an intended
recipient, without the consent of either the writer or an intended
recipient, except as permitted or required by law. Prodigy reserves
the right to delete private electronic messages from your Message Center
after a period of time established by Prodigy.
Prodigy will have no responsibility for retaining or delivering private
electronic messages that are located in a Member’s Message Center
at the time of that Member’s suspension or termination, or that are
addressed to such Member thereafter.
Prodigy may permit Merchants to send messages to Members for
Public Postings Areas. A public postings area of the Service is any
area where Members may submit material (“Submissions”) for viewing
by other Members or by non-Members using Internet facilities.