Please keep the following guidelines in mind when submitting or uploading files, comments, photos, images or other content (“Content”) to the Service:
All Content uploaded to, posted on, transmitted through, or linked from the Service, is the sole responsibility of the person from whom such Content originated. You are solely responsible for Content that you upload, post, email or otherwise make available through the Service and the consequences of posting or publishing it. Progressive does not control, and is not responsible for Content made available by third parties through the Service. By using the Service, you may be exposed to Content that is inaccurate, offensive, or objectionable. E-mails containing a link to Content displayed on or through the Service are not private messages and may be accessed, viewed, or redistributed by others via the Internet without your knowledge or permission.
As a condition to your use of the Service, you agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell, exploit, or otherwise use the Service for commercial purposes, or submit Content that: (a) contains misrepresentations that could damage Progressive or any third party; (b) is unauthorized, unlawful, obscene, defamatory, libelous, threatening, pornographic, or offensive; (c) encourages criminal conduct; (d) may give rise to intellectual property infringement or other civil liability; (e) violates any law; or (e) is otherwise inappropriate.
You agree that you will not submit Content or otherwise use the Service in any manner that would interfere with or damage the Service, including, without limitation, through the use of viruses, cancel bots, trojan horses, harmful code, flood pings, denial of service attacks, packet or IP spoofing, forged routing or electronic mail address information or similar methods or technology.
You represent and warrant that you own or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions to use, and by submitting Content to the Service, you authorize us to use, all or any portion of the Content, including without limitation, all patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, privacy, publicity or other intellectual property or proprietary rights in and to any or all of the Content.
You agree that you will not submit Content protected by any third party intellectual property or other proprietary rights, including rights of privacy and publicity, unless you are the sole owner of such rights, or have permission from the rightful owner to post the material in the Content and to grant all of the license and other rights granted herein. For example, Content must not include: (a) infringing use of trademarks owned by third parties, including consumer brands or brand names; (b) copyrighted materials owned by others (including written dialogue or clips from movies, musical compositions, stock images, photographs); (c) names, likenesses, or other indicia identifying celebrities and other public figures, living or dead; (d) look-alikes of celebrities or other public figures, living or dead; or (e) personally identifiable information regarding a minor, except as permitted by law. You represent and warrant that you have the consent, release, and/or permission of each and every identifiable individual person (or his/her parent or guardian, if a minor) in the Content to allow the use of the name and/or likeness of such identifiable individual person(s) and to enable the use and distribution of the Content in any manner.
Progressive does not claim ownership of the Content you submit for inclusion on the Service. However, by submitting Content to the Service, you grant to Progressive a perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, non-exclusive and royalty free license to use, distribute, reproduce, modify and publicly display the Content on Progressive’s Web sites and on marketing materials promoting the Service.
Except as expressly provided above, all materials contained in this Service, including all trademarks, service marks, and trade names, are the property of Progressive, its affiliated companies, and/or third party licensors. You may not modify, publish, reproduce, republish, create derivative works, copy, upload, post, transmit, distribute, or otherwise use any of this Web site’s content or frame this Web site within any other Web site without prior written permission from Progressive.
Progressive does not knowingly permit anyone to post on this Web site Content that infringes on the intellectual property rights of third parties. If you believe that your work has been copied and is available on this Web site in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide our designated agent (named below) with a notice that includes substantially the following information:
Upon receipt of a notice meeting the above requirements, we will respond in accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act to remove or disable access to the material claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity. We will also terminate account access by repeat infringers where we deem appropriate. Our designated agent for notices concerning copyright infringement is:
Jason Hoehnen, Senior Digital Manager
Progressive Casualty Insurance Company
300 North Commons Blvd.
Mayfield Village, OH 44143