Terms of Service

Locable.com & Affiliated Websites

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Date Last Revised: March 1, 2023


a. Hyper Local Media, Inc. (“Hylo”) under the Locable (Locable.com and LocablePublisherNetwork.com) brands and its affiliated business partners own and operate the website, through which it offers various services and software (the Site, services and software are collectively referred to as the “Service” or “Services”).

b. By accessing and using the Services, you agree to be bound by these Terms of Use. If you do not agree to all of the terms and conditions contained in these Terms of Use, do not use the Services in any manner. Hylo reserves the right to limit or terminate your access to the Services if you do not comply with these Terms of Use.

c. Hylo does not knowingly permit individuals under the age of 13 to create a Hylo account, or to socially sign on to the Site. Do not attempt to create an account or socially sign on if you are under 13. Please see our privacy policy for additional information.

d. Hylo reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to change, modify, update, add, or remove portions of the Terms of Use at any time, with or without notice to you. Please check these Terms of Use periodically for changes. Your continued use of the Services after the posting of any changes to the Terms of Use or after our sending of notice of any changes or updated policy to you means that you have accepted those changes.


a. Prohibited Activities.

(1) You may not do any of the following to the Services:

(i) Use any robot, spider, scraper, deep link or other similar automated data gathering or extraction tools, programs, algorithm or methodology to access, acquire, copy or monitor the Site or a portion of the Site, including business listings, addresses, and phone numbers; calendar and community events; news listings; or any other data pertaining to the Service, without Hylo’s prior written consent, which consent may be withheld for any reason;

(ii) Use the Services in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, disrupt or impair the Services or any Hylo server, or the network(s) connected to any Hylo server, or interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of the Services;

(iii) Disobey any applicable policies or regulations of networks connected to the Services;

(iv) Modify, adapt, translate or reverse engineer the Services;

(v) Frame the Services or reformat them in any way; or

(vi) Create user accounts using any automated means or under false pretenses.

(2) You may not use the Services to do any of the following:

(i) Harass or advocate harassment of another person or entity;

(ii) Perform any activities that violate, intentionally or unintentionally, any applicable state, local, federal, or international laws or regulations promulgated by governmental agencies that have the force of law;

(iii) Provide resources to or otherwise support any organization(s) designated by the United States government as a foreign terrorist organization under section 219 of the Immigration and Nationality Act;

(iv) Impersonate any person or entity or misrepresent in any way your affiliation with a person or entity;

(v) Transmit unsolicited mass mailings or “spam;”

(vi) Collect or store any information about other users or members, other than in the normal course of using the Services for their intended purpose of facilitating voluntary communication among users; or

(vii) Transmit any virus, worm, defect, Trojan horse or similar destructive or harmful item.

b. Content You Post to the Services.

(1) You may post and share comments and content with other users through the Services. By using the Services, you agree not to upload, post, transmit, cause the display or performance of, or otherwise make available any content that:

(i) Is harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, vulgar, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise offensive or discriminatory;

(ii) Is obscene, pornographic, excessively violent or harmful to minors or depicts minors engaged in sexually explicit conduct or in a sexually explicit manner;

(iii) Is illegal;

(iv) Is tortious, defamatory, libelous or invasive of another's privacy or publicity rights;

(v) Infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary or intellectual property rights of any party;

(vi) You do not have a right to make available under law or contractual or fiduciary relationships;

(vii) Includes copyrighted materials for which you do not possess appropriate rights to so display, perform or otherwise make available;

(viii) Bears any false, disguised or misleading origin; or

(ix) Contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to destroy, interrupt or otherwise limit the functionality of any computer software, computer hardware or other equipment.

(2) All messages, information, digital files or other materials, whether publicly posted, displayed or performed on, or privately transmitted, are the sole responsibility of the person who sends or publishes such items. Accordingly, you are responsible for all items that you message, upload, post, cause the display or performance of, email, transmit or otherwise make available via the Services.

(3) Hylo reserves the right to, but has no obligation to, monitor or screen the content transmitted through, displayed or posted through the Services and to remove or modify any content in its sole discretion. Nevertheless, YOU REMAIN SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CONTENT OF THE MATERIALS YOU TRANSMIT, DISPLAY OR POST THROUGH THE SERVICES.

c. Other Restrictions.

(1) You understand that some of the Services may be offered to the public free of charge; however, Hylo reserves the right to restrict access to the Services or any portion thereof to Authorized Users. “Authorized Users” means an individual subscriber or subscribers with a subscription to the Services.

(2) To the extent that you use or connect to any third party messaging services and/or content delivery systems through the Services, you agree that you will comply with all terms and conditions of use for those services, including without limitation, the proper registration for, acquisition and use of a user name and password for such system.

(3) You may use the Services to advertise your products or services by creating or claiming a business listing. All business listings are subject to the requirements of these Terms of Use and Hylo’s approval, or pursuant to a separate advertising agreement executed by you and Hylo (“Business Listing”). You may have the option to upgrade your Business Listing at an additional cost to be paid in advance or through a preapproved, preauthorized, monthly credit card payment for an agreed upon term. All such Business Listings will automatically renew for subsequent terms of equal length unless cancelled in advance by you. Business Listings so cancelled are not subject to a refund but will instead continue until the end of the then current term. Hylo reserves the right to reject or restrict your access to the Services and to contact you about such Business Listing.


a. You understand that the Services act only as a news sharing, business directory and community events listing tool and as a technical interface between community magazines and their readers and that Hylo does not itself verify the qualifications of users and does not evaluate or control exchanges between users. Any opinions or statements expressed by a user are those of the user alone, and are not to be attributed to Hylo. Hylo cannot and does not assume responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, safety, reliability, timeliness, innocuousness, or legality of anything said, written, posted, displayed or otherwise made available by any user.

b. You understand that you may be exposed to content that you find offensive to you and that you use the Services at your own risk.


a. By sending messages or posting information or content to the Services, or submitting messages to Hylo about the Service, including but not limited to photos, images, feedback, suggestions, or ideas about the Service, you automatically grant, and you represent and warrant that you have the right to grant, to Hylo an irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, fully-paid, worldwide license to use, copy, publicly perform, publicly display and distribute such information and content and to prepare derivative works of, or incorporate into other works or the Service, such information and content, and to grant and authorize sub-licenses of the foregoing.

b. No information or content of any kind that you submit to Hylo, upload, post, cause to be displayed or performed, transmit or otherwise make available using the Services shall be deemed confidential or secret information.

c. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Hylo will only disclose communications or content transmitted between users in accordance with the Hylo Privacy Policy.


a. Copyright Notice: Copyright © 2010-2011 Hyper Local Media, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

b. “Hyper Local Media,” “Community Magazine Network,” and “Locable” are trademarks of Hyper Local Media, Inc. All other trademarks, trade names, service marks, service names are the property of their respective holders.


a. The Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (the “DMCA”) provides recourse for copyright owners who believe that material appearing on the Internet infringes their rights under the U.S. copyright law. If you believe in good faith that materials hosted by Hylo infringe your copyright, you, or your agent may send to Hylo a notice requesting that the material be removed or access to it be blocked. Any notification by a copyright owner or a person authorized to act on its behalf that fails to comply with requirements of the DMCA shall not be considered sufficient notice and shall not be deemed to confer upon Hylo actual knowledge of facts or circumstances from which infringing material or acts are evident. If you believe in good faith that a notice of copyright infringement has been wrongly filed against you, the DMCA permits you to send to Hylo a counter-notice. All notices and counter notices must meet the then current statutory requirements imposed by the DMCA. Please visit http://www.loc.gov/copyright for details.

b. Hylo’s copyright agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement or counter notices can be reached as follows:


C/O Copyright Notice

929 Winchester Hwy #103

Fayetteville, TN 37334

We suggest that you consult your legal advisor before filing a notice or counter-notice. Also, be aware that there can be penalties for false claims under the DMCA.


Hylo respects your privacy. Hylo’s Privacy Policy can be found at http://national.locable.com/pages/privacy. By using the Services, you are consenting to the terms of our Privacy Policy.


a. The Services may contain links to third-party sites that are not under the control of Hylo, and Hylo is not responsible for nor does it guarantee the accuracy or integrity of, the content(s) of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site, or any changes or updates to such sites. The inclusion of any link does not imply that Hylo endorses or accepts any responsibility for the content on any third-party site. Your correspondence or business dealings with, or participation in promotions of, any third party website found through the Services, including payment and delivery of related goods or services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such third party. Hylo is not responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as the result of any such dealings or as the result of the presence of links to such third party websites on the Services.

b. In addition, links to advertising that has not been approved by Hylo may be embedded in third party content displayed on the Services. Hylo is not responsible for any content, cookies, or other technology used in connection with such advertising.


a. EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY PROVIDED OTHERWISE, THE SERVICES AND ALL INFORMATION ARE PROVIDED “AS-IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND AND HYLO HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. IN ADDITION, EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY PROVIDED OTHERWISE, HYLO DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTIES OF NON-INFRINGEMENT, TITLE, OR QUIET ENJOYMENT. Because some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, some of these exclusions may not apply to you. If any state or other jurisdiction does not allow the exclusion or warranties, then Hylo’s warranties shall be limited in those jurisdictions to the extent permitted by law.


c. Except as expressly provided otherwise, you assume all risks concerning the suitability and accuracy of the information within the Services. The Services may contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Hylo assumes no responsibility for and disclaims all liability for any such inaccuracies, errors, or omissions on the Services.

d. Hylo may terminate or make changes to all or any portion of the Services, product offerings, and any other information and materials available on or through the Services and may delete any content that has been submitted to the Services at any time and without notice or liability.

e. Publisher clients may terminate service with 90-day notice following their contracted term. Hylo may revise your pricing, plan, and service level details with 90-day notice following Publisher clients initial contracted term.


You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold Hylo and its affiliates, officers, agents, co-branders, partners, and employees harmless from any claim or demand made by any third party due to or arising out of your use of the Services, your connection to the Services, your violation of the Terms of Use or Privacy Policy, or your violation of any rights of other users of the Services. Any such indemnification shall include the payment of reasonable attorney’s fees incurred in the defense of such claim.


Hylo reserves the right to terminate your privilege to use the Services at any time, for any reason. In addition, Hylo shall have the right to (i) remove any material that in its sole opinion may violate, or that is alleged to violate, any applicable law or these Terms of Use; (ii) terminate any portion of the Services, and/or remove a user or users or otherwise terminate any use of the Services if Hylo determines in its sole discretion that such use is unlawful and/or prohibited by these Terms of Use; and (iii) inform law enforcement of any illegal activity or material Hylo suspects or discovers on, through, or otherwise relating to the Services and provide law enforcement officials with all requested information about the user account from which the illegal activity or material originated.


a. We may be required by state or federal law to notify you of certain events. In addition, we may need to notify you from time to time regarding changes to these Terms of Use or to the Services. You agree that such notices will be effective upon our posting them on the Site, sending them to you through email or postal mail, or notifying you via other means required by law. If you do not provide us with accurate information to contact you, we will not be held liable if we fail to notify you.

b. You consent to receiving any notices regarding the Terms of Service or the Privacy Policy or any notice required by law, including notice of any breach of security involving your personally identifiable information, through email.

c. If you registered for the Site or Services, any notices that we send will be sent to you by email at the email address you provided when you registered for an account or socially signed on, or other email address in your profile.


a. The Terms of Use, the Privacy Policy and any applicable guidelines or additional terms posted on the Services constitute the entire agreement between you and Hylo, govern your use of the Services, and supersede any prior agreements between you and Hylo relating to your use of the Services (including, but not limited to, any prior versions of the Terms of Use or Privacy Policy). If you sign up or register for additional Hylo services that use third-party content or third-party software, you may also be subject to additional terms and conditions that apply to such third-party content or third-party software.

b. By accessing the Services you agree that the statutes and laws of the United States and the State of Washington, without regard to any principles of conflicts of law, will apply to all matters relating to the use of the Services, and you further agree that any litigation shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts in King County in the State of Washington, and you consent to the personal jurisdiction of those courts.

c. The failure of Hylo to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Terms of Use does not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.

d. If a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision of the Terms of Use to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties' intentions as reflected in the provision, and that the other provisions of the Terms of Use remain in full force and effect.

e. Regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to use of the Services, the Terms of Use or the Privacy Policy must be filed within one (1) year after the event giving rise to such claim or cause of action or be forever barred.

f. All headings in the Terms of Use are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect.


  1. You must be the rightful owner, manager or authorized representative of the company in question.
  2. Accounts registered by “bots” or other automated methods are not permitted. 
  3. You must provide your legal full name, a valid email address, and any other information requested in order to complete the signup process. 
  4. Your login may only be used by one person – a single login shared by multiple people is not permitted. 
  5. You may create separate logins for as many people as your plan allows.You are responsible for maintaining the security of your account and password. 
  6. Hylo and our Affiliates cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage from your failure to comply with this security obligation.You are responsible for all Content posted and activity that occurs under your account (even when Content is posted by others who have accounts under your account). 
  7. One person or legal entity may not maintain more than one free account.You may not use the Service for any illegal or unauthorized purpose. You must not, in the use of the Service, violate any laws in your jurisdiction (including but not limited to copyright laws).
  8. A valid credit card is required for paying accounts. Free accounts are not required to provide a credit card number.
  9. The Service is billed in advance on a monthly basis and is non-refundable. There will be no refunds or credits for partial months of service, upgrade/downgrade refunds, or refunds for months unused with an open account. In order to treat everyone equally, no exceptions will be made.
  10. All fees are exclusive of all taxes, levies, or duties imposed by taxing authorities, and you shall be responsible for payment of all such taxes, levies, or duties, excluding only United States (federal or state) taxes. 
  11. For any upgrade or downgrade in plan level, your credit card that you provided will automatically be charged the new rate on your next billing cycle or your billing cycle will be adjusted accordingly.Downgrading your Service may cause the loss of Content, features, or capacity of your Account. Hylo does not accept any liability for such loss.
  12. You are solely responsible for properly modifying or cancelling your account. An email or phone request to cancel your account is not considered cancellation. You can cancel your account at any time by signing in to an Affiliate Site, clicking Profile then the Company Name and Change Subscription Plan.
  13. Hylo reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Service (or any part thereof) with or without notice. 
  14. Prices of all Services, including but not limited to monthly subscription plan fees to the Service, are subject to change upon 30 days notice from us. Such notice may be provided at any time by posting the changes to Locable.com or a Locable Affiliate Site, via email or the Service itself. 
  15. Hylo shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, price change, suspension or discontinuance of the Service.
  16. All posted content on the Service is must comply with U.S. copyright law. 
  17. Hylos does not pre-screen Content, but Hylo and its designee have the right (but not the obligation) in their sole discretion to refuse or remove any Content that is available via the Service.

Locable & Affiliate Contest & Sweepstakes


1. ELIGIBILITY: Contests & Sweepstakes (“Promotion”) are open only to legal residents in the location specified on the contest in question; must be 18 years of age or older at time of entry. Employees, officers and directors of the Promotion Sponsors (“Sponsor”), its parent company, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion companies; the immediate families (defined as one’s spouse, one’s parents, children, siblings and their respective spouses), regardless of where they live, of such employees/officers/directors; and those domiciled with any of the foregoing (whether related or not) are not eligible to enter the Sweepstakes or win a prize. Void where prohibited. Subject to applicable Federal, State, local and municipal laws and regulations.

2. PROMOTION PERIOD: This Promotion start and end time (“Promotion Period”) are to be listed on the Promotion page in question. All times shall be Pacific Time unless the Promotion Page stipulates otherwise. 

3.ENTRY. Limit one entry per household and one winner per household unless the Promotion states otherwise. Any attempt by any participant to violate the entry rules by using multiple/different addresses, email addresses/identities or any other methods will void that participant’s entries in excess of the first entry received. No form of entry other than as stated in these Official Rules will be accepted.

4. SELECTING A WINNER. Winner(s) will be selected per the instructions on the Promotion page. Winner Notification: Potential winner(s) will be notified by email within 14 days after drawing or as specified on Promotion page.

Prizes and their values are noted on the Promotion page. There is unlimited availability online to participate, odds of winning depend on number of eligible entries received. All prizes will be awarded. Contests may be sponsored, Sponsors will be identified on the Promotion page and fulfillment of prizes will be the exclusive responsibility of the Sponsors.

6. PRIZE CONDITIONS. Prize is not transferable unless stated on the Promotion page. No prize substitution or cash equivalent of advertised prize or any prize component except at the sole discretion of Sponsor, for a prize/prize component of equal or greater value, due to unavailability of advertised prize/prize component for any reason. If a potential winner cannot accept the prize as stated, the prize will be forfeited in its entirety and awarded to an alternate winner. Winner is solely responsible for any state, local and/or federal taxes on prize. Any expenses not specified herein related to acceptance or use of prize, are the winner’s sole responsibility. Sponsor, Locable or the hosting Locable Affiliate reserves the right to permanently disqualify from the Sweepstakes any person it believes has violated these official rules. All potential prizewinners hereby affirm their eligibility and release Locable, it’s Affiliate and Sponsor from any liability associated with participation in the Promotion or in fulfillment of the prize. In the event of noncompliance with this requirement or if prize/prize notification is returned as undeliverable, or if a potential winner is found to be ineligible or otherwise not in compliance with these Official Rules such prize will be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner.

7. GENERAL TERMS/RELEASES. By participating, entrant (a) agrees to abide by and be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding in all respects. Submission of an entry into the Contest constitutes the entrant’s agreement to waive, release and discharge Sponsors, all of their officers, employees, agents, successors and assigns from any and all claims, demands, causes of action and liabilities (including without limitation costs and attorney fees) (collectively, “Claims”), known or unknown, that the entrant may have or claim to have in connection with, relating to or arising out of (a) the use or publication of intellectual property or specific personal information submitted with or as part of the Contest entry, unless and to the extent the relevant use or publication results from the willful misconduct of Sponsors, (b) the nature and content of Contests, the ability or inability of individual entrants to access Internet websites email addresses or other information relating to Contests at any time and for any reason, and (d) acceptance, possession or use of Prizes won as a result of participating in Contests. Entrants accept full responsibility for and agree to fully indemnify Sponsors, Locable and Locable Affiliate against any and all Claims arising out of or relating to the substance and content of their Contest entries.

No Warranties: Sponsors and their officers, employees, agents, representatives, affiliates, advertisers and sponsors accept no liability and make no representations or warranties, express or implied, with respect to any aspect of the Contest, including without limitation (a) Contest prizes and awards, (b) the form, substance and content of entries, including without limitation entries containing false or inaccurate information, c) entries which fail to comply with Contest guidelines, Official Rules, Contest Specific Rules or applicable law, (d) entries which may be lost, incomplete, illegible, damaged, submitted after applicable deadlines or not received, regardless of the reason or justification for damage, destruction, deletion or failure of delivery, (e) technical errors or malfunctions, whether or not caused by or originating with Sponsors’ equipment, (f) the functionality of the Internet, email servers or websites, (g) loss, injury or damage of any kind caused by, resulting from or arising out of any Contest, entry, prize or related matter, to the maximum extent permitted by law. Entrants accept sole and complete responsibility for making sure Contest entries are received in an appropriate form and timely manner.

By accepting a prize, each winner agrees to the Sponsor’s use of his/her name, address (city, state), photograph, likeness or other indicia of identity for advertising, trade or publicity purposes, at any time, in perpetuity, in all media now known or hereafter discovered or devised, Worldwide, including but not limited to the World Wide Web and Internet, and any and all rights to said use, without notice, review or approval, or further compensation, except where prohibited by law.

8. VIOLATION OF TERMS – CHEATING. Should any portion of the Promotion be, in Locable’s sole opinion, compromised by virus, worms, bugs, non-authorized human intervention, technical failures or any other causes which, in the sole opinion of the Sponsor, corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play, or submission of entries, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Promotion, and select the winners from entries received prior to action taken or as otherwise deemed fair and appropriate by Sponsor. Locable are not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by Web site users, or any web site users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Promotion, and assume no responsibility for any error, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation, or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction, or unauthorized access to or use of this Web site or any website. Locable are not responsible for typographical or other errors in the offer or administration of this Promotion, including, but not limited to, errors in advertising, the Official Rules, the selection and announcement of the winners or the distribution of the prizes. In case of dispute, the authorized subscriber of the e-mail account used to enter the Promotion at the actual time of entry will be deemed to be the participant, and must comply with these Official Rules. The authorized account subscriber is deemed to be the natural person who is assigned an e-mail address by an Internet Access Provider, on-line service provider, or other organization which is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses. If the dispute cannot be resolved to the satisfaction of the Sponsor the persons in dispute will be disqualified, and the prize will be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner. Anyone found attempting to defraud Administrator and/or Sponsor in any way will be disqualified and may be prosecuted to the full extent of the law.

9. PRIVACY POLICY: Information submitted with an entry may be shown on Locable.com, the Locable Affiliate site, and other methods of distribution insofar as it pertains to the contest and does not violate the participant’s privacy. Furthermore, entries for which the public may vote will be posted and shared publicly. Participants name and email address will not be sold or otherwise distributed though may be made available to the Sponsor, see Promotion page for more, and your email may be used to confirm participation or other Promotion related communication.

10. DISPUTE RESOLUTION/CHOICE OF LAW: Except where prohibited, each entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Promotion or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the United States District Court or the appropriate Tennessee State Court. (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Promotion, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (3) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Locable in connection with the Promotion, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Tennessee without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Tennessee or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Tennessee.

11. WINNER'S LIST. Winners will be announced on the Locable Affiliate website, their Facebook page and potentially additional venues.
Void Where Prohibited. All Promotions are subject to applicable law and void where prohibited by law


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