Terms of Service

Definitions

thezone975.com is a web site maintained by Desert Mountain Broadcasting (referred to herein as “97.5 The Zone”). As used in these Terms of Use, the term “Site” refers to the website located at https://thezone975.com; “User,” or collectively “Users” refers to any party who accesses the Site; and “Access” means viewing or otherwise obtaining or requesting information using the Site.

Acceptance of Terms

By accessing the Site via the Internet or any other medium, User accepts and agrees to all conditions imposed in these Terms of Use.

97.5 The Zone reserves the right to modify these Terms of Use at any time without notice to User. Any change in these Terms of Use is effective immediately upon User’s receipt of notice from 97.5 The Zone. Notice can be given through e-mail, a posting of the revised Terms of Use on the Site, or any other means by which User may obtain notice. Users should periodically check these Terms of Use for changes. Any use of the Site after changes have been made shall be deemed acceptance of those changed Terms of Use.

97.5 The Zone has the exclusive right to control the accessibility, hours of use, and the features on the Site. 97.5 The Zone can restrict access to any or all portions of the Site or remove any information or content from the Site at any time. 97.5 The Zone reserves the right to monitor use of the Site.

User is solely responsible for providing the equipment used to access the Site, including all computer equipment, remote communications equipment, telephone or other equipment.

Privacy

User should review the Privacy Policy for this site, which is incorporated by reference into these Terms of Use.

Copyrights and Trademarks

All content on the Site (with the exception of content that may be provided by 97.5 The Zone’s third party content providers or materials submitted by Users) is the copyrighted property of 97.5 The Zone. Other than the download to the viewer’s computer that is inherent in viewing a web page, Site contents may not be copied, reproduced, modified, published, uploaded, posted, transmitted, “framed” on another site, or distributed in any way without the prior written consent of 97.5 The Zone. Users must retain all copyright and other proprietary notices on any authorized reproductions of any portion of the Site. Any third party trademarks and content appearing on the Site are the property of their respective owners. You are not permitted to use any of these third party trademarks or content without permission of the respective owners.

Users submitting their own content on the Site pursuant to the terms of these Terms of Use retain the copyright in such material, but they are deemed to have given 97.5 The Zone a license to use the material in any media or format, including online formats, which means that 97.5 The Zone can, among other things, copy the material for backup and archival purposes, display it on the Site, allow viewers to view it (including by downloading a copy to the viewer’s machines), edit it, use it marketing materials and advertising, or provide it to other organizations. This license is perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, transferable in whole or in part, and fully-paid up. 97.5 The Zone also has the right to remove User-submitted content from the Site at any time for any purpose.

Prohibited Conduct

User expressly agrees to refrain from doing, either personally or through an agent, any of the following:

Use any device or other means to harvest information about other Users.
Transmit, install, upload or otherwise transfer any virus or other item or process to the Site that in any way affects the use, enjoyment or service of the Site.
Transmit, install, upload or otherwise transfer any virus or other item to the Site that in any way affects the use, enjoyment or service of any User’s or 97.5 The Zone employee’s computer or other medium used to access the Site.
Submit any material to the Site that is offensive to any other User. 97.5 The Zone maintains the exclusive right to determine what is offensive.
Submit to the Site any content that violates or infringes the intellectual property rights of others (including but not limited to copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, patents and publicity rights).
Modify the information, including headers, found on the Site.
Transmit, install, upload or otherwise transfer to the Site any unauthorized advertisement or communication.
Engage in any action which 97.5 The Zone determines is detrimental to the use and enjoyment of the Site.
Use the Site for any unlawful or defamatory means.
Transmit, install, upload, post or otherwise transfer any information in violation of the laws of the United States or post any information that could result in civil unrest.

Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability

Although 97.5 The Zone has attempted to provide accurate information on the Site, it makes no guarantee or warranty, express or implied, as to the reliability, accuracy, timeliness or completeness of that information and assumes no responsibility for any errors or omissions therein.

USER ACCESSES THIS SITE AT HIS OR HER OWN RISK. THE SITE IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS, AS AVAILABLE” BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND AND ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT ARE SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMED. NEITHER 97.5 THE ZONE NOR ITS AFFILIATES, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS OR THIRD PARTY CONTENT PROVIDERS SHALL BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS RESULTING FROM THE USE OR UNAVAILABILITY OF INFORMATION OR CONTENT ON THIS SITE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY LOST PROFITS, LOSS OR DAMAGE TO DATA, OR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, COMPENSATORY OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, EVEN IF THEY HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

THIS DISCLAIMER IS APPLICABLE TO ANY DAMAGE OR INJURY RESULTING FROM THE NEGLIGENCE OR OMISSION OF 97.5 THE ZONE, A COMPUTER VIRUS OR OTHER SIMILAR ITEM, TELECOMMUNICATIONS ERRORS, OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR USE OF USER INFORMATION THROUGH THEFT OR ANY OTHER MEANS. 97.5 THE ZONE IS NOT LIABLE FOR CRIMINAL, TORTIOUS, OR NEGLIGENT ACTIONS OR OMISSIONS OF THIRD PARTIES THAT AFFECT THIS SITE.

IN NO EVENT WILL 97.5 THE ZONE OR ANY OF ITS AFFILIATES, AGENTS, EMPLOYEES, ASSIGNS OR THIRD PARTY CONTENT PROVIDERS BE HELD LIABLE FOR ANY TORTIOUS OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF OTHER USERS.

IN NO EVENT WILL 97.5 THE ZONE OR ANY OF ITS AFFILIATES, AGENTS, EMPLOYEES OR ASSIGNS BE HELD LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO EQUIPMENT, HARDWARE OR OTHER PROPERTY OF USER OR PERSONAL INJURY THAT ARISES IN CONNECTION WITH USE OF THE SITE.

Third Party Content

97.5 The Zone is not the publisher or speaker of any information on the Site that is provided by third party content providers or by Users, and 97.5 The Zone is not liable for any claims related to that information. Any mention on the Site of products or services provided by third parties, including any advertisement found on the Site, is for informational purposes only and constitutes neither an endorsement nor a recommendation by 97.5 The Zone. 97.5 The Zone assumes no responsibility for those advertisements, products or services. Any dealings among any User and any third parties mentioned on or found through the Site (including through classified advertising) are solely between the Users and the third parties, and are subject to any terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with those dealings.

97.5 THE ZONE MAKES NO WARRANTY, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, OF THE ACCURACY, MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OF THE INFORMATION PROVIDED BY THIRD PARTIES. THIS INCLUDES, BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO, ANY INFORMATION PROVIDED BY AN ADVERTISER, THIRD PARTY CONTENT PROVIDER TO USER VIA THIS SITE, OR ANY INFORMATION FOUND ON A LINK LOCATED ON THIS SITE THAT ALLOWS USERS TO ACCESS INFORMATION ON ANOTHER SITE. ADDITIONALLY, 97.5 THE ZONE DOES NOT WARRANT THE EXISTENCE OR FUNCTIONALITY OF ANY SITE WHICH CAN BE ACCESSED THROUGH A LINK LOCATED ON THIS SITE.

Indemnification

User agrees to defend, indemnify and otherwise hold harmless 97.5 The Zone and its officers, directors, agents, employees and assigns from and against any cause of action or claim, including legal fees, related to User’s use of the Site.

Security

Users are prohibited from violating or attempting to violate the security of the Site. 97.5 The Zone will investigate occurrences of possible violations and will cooperate with all applicable law enforcement authorities in prosecuting violators.

Termination of Terms of Use

97.5 The Zone may terminate these Terms of Use at its discretion. In addition to 97.5 The Zone’s other rights, 97.5 The Zone may terminate access to this site, if User breaches the Terms of Use in any way or engages in conduct that 97.5 The Zone deems inappropriate. In the event of termination of the Terms of Use, the provisions in this paragraph and the provisions found under the captions “Copyright and Marks,” “Prohibited Conduct,” “Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability,” “Third Party Content,” “Indemnification,” “Security” and “Miscellaneous” shall survive.

Official Contest Rules

1. Winners will be drawn at random or by contestant call-in participation during on-air

2. Odds of winning depend on the number of entries.

3. No purchase is necessary.

4. Contestants must be legal U.S. residents.

5. Contestants must be at least 18 years old.

6. Present and past employees of 97.5 The Zone and its affiliates, along with family members and employees of other radio or television stations may not win any contest associated with 97.5 The Zone. 97.5 The Zone reserves the right to revoke any prize if the contestant does not meet any or all of the eligibility requirements, or if entry coupon or winning ticket has been damaged or altered.

7. All 97.5 The Zone contestants, on or off air, are limited to one winner per household (persons living at the same address) or immediate family per sixty (60) day period for all prizes having a total value of $100.00 or less; limited to one winner per household (persons living at the same address) or immediate family per one hundred twenty (120) day period for all prizes having a total value of $101 – $999; limited to one winner per household (persons living at the same address) or immediate family per one hundred eighty (180) day period for all prizes having a total value of $1000 or more.

8. 97.5 The Zone reserves the right to disqualify any entry or revoke any prize if the contestant does not meet any or all of the eligibility requirements.

97.5 The Zone and its sponsors are not responsible for late, lost, damaged, incomplete, misdirected, illegible or mutilated entries.

10. No substitution or other consideration for the stated prize may be claimed. However, 97.5 The Zone reserves the right to substitute a prize of similar value at its sole discretion in the event of unavailability of a prize. All items won must be claimed within thirty (30) days of winning and must be claimed between 9AM and 5PM, Monday through Friday (except holidays) at 97.5 The Zone’s office. Any item or prize with a weekend expiration date not claimed at 97.5 The Zone’s office by 5PM on the Friday preceding the weekend expiration date will be forfeited with no compensation.

11. Prizes valued at less than $25.00 may (at the winner’s request) be mailed using first class U.S. Postal Service mail. 97.5 The Zone is not responsible for problems occurring within the postal system which may affect winner’s receipt of prizes.

12. An IRS 1099-MISC form will be completed and filed with the Internal Revenue Service for every prize (or combination of winnings) valued at $600 or more during the calendar year. All local, state and federal taxes are the sole responsibility of the winner. Winning contestants must show proof of Social Security numbers to 97.5 The Zone for any prize. This is for tax recording purposes only, and will not be used or released for any other purpose.

13. 97.5 The Zone is not responsible for any failure of communications, failure of the Internet or its web sites, or allegation of telephone difficulties. In the case of a dispute over telephone lines, the decision of 97.5 The Zone is final. In the event that two telephone lines are tied together during a phone contest, the entire phone call will be disqualified and another phone call will be taken. 97.5 The Zone cannot award duplicate prizes to both parties in a “tied together” situation. An example of a “tied together” call may be two telephone calls originating from the same location or residence or a party line.

14. All winning contestants are required to acknowledge these contest rules either by signing a 97.5 The Zone winner release form, or by acceptance of a prize by mail if the prize is not picked up at the offices as stated above.

15. All prizes are described by 97.5 The Zone either on the air, online or via signage at off-air events. Each prize has a predetermined value which is not negotiable. As a condition of winning a prize, a winner acknowledges that 97.5 The Zone reserves the right to broadcast their name and voice and to use their likeness or photo to promote the contest.

16. As a condition of accepting a prize, winner acknowledges that 97.5 The Zone is not responsible for any harm, injury, or damage caused to any person or property, proximate or otherwise, through the use of any prize by any person, and agrees to save and hold harmless 97.5 The Zone, its principals and employees from any claim of such responsibility. “Harm, injury, or damage” includes but is not limited to occurrences beyond the control of 97.5 The Zone such as bodily injury or theft, expiration of an item or a prize, and cancellation or alteration of an event.

17. Additional rules pertaining to specific contests may supplement or supersede these rules.

Copyright Protection

97.5 The Zone honors the intellectual property rights of others and asks the same of Users of the Site. 97.5 The Zone may, in its sole discretion, terminate the accounts or access rights of Users whose actions infringe or otherwise violate the intellectual property rights of others. If you believe your work has been infringed, please provide 97.5 The Zone with the following information:

A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;
Identification of the copyright work claimed to have been infringed or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site;
Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit 97.5 The Zone to identify the material;
Information that is reasonably sufficient to permit 97.5 The Zone to contact the complaining party, such as address, telephone number and, if available, e-mail address;
A statement that the complaining party has a good faith belief that use of the material in a manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.

97.5 The Zone can be contacted at:

[email protected]
(406) 248-7777

2075 Central Ave.
Billings, MT 59102

Miscellaneous

These Terms of Use constitute the entire agreement between 97.5 The Zone and User regarding the subject matter hereof. Any previous agreement, whether oral or written, between 97.5 The Zone and User dealing with the subject matter hereof is superseded. If any portion of these Terms of Use is found to be unenforceable for any reason, such portion will be deemed severed and will not affect the enforceability of the remaining terms. Upon User’s breach of these Terms of Use, 97.5 The Zone may pursue any legal or equitable remedy available, including but not limited to, direct, consequential and punitive damages and injunctive relief. 97.5 The Zone’s remedies are cumulative and not exclusive. Failure of 97.5 The Zone to exercise any remedy or enforce any portion of this Agreement at any time shall not operate as a waiver of any remedy or of the right to enforce any portion of the Agreement at any time thereafter. User agrees that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or action by User arising out of or regarding this Agreement must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred. 97.5 The Zone makes no representation that the content of the Site is appropriate or available for use in all locations. Users of this site are responsible for compliance with all applicable local laws. Any dispute arising out of this Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the State of North Carolina, notwithstanding any conflicts of law principles. Any action relating to this Agreement must be filed and maintained in North Carolina, or where applicable, the relevant United States Court, and each User consents to exclusive jurisdiction and venue in such courts for such purpose.