1. ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS

Las Vegas Sands Corp. (“LVS”) provides you with Web access to its corporate blog, including a variety of resources as described below (“Service”), subject to its Web Site Agreement (“Site Agreement”), Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy”), and the following Terms of Service (“TOS”), which may be updated by LVS from time to time without notice to you.  The most current version of the TOS can be reviewed by clicking on the “Terms of Service” hypertext link located at the bottom of the Blog.   By accessing and using the Service, you accept and agree to be bound by the TOS, and the Site Agreement and Privacy Policy, each of which is incorporated herein by reference.

  1. DESCRIPTION OF SERVICE

The Service may include, without limitation, information, data, software, sound, tags, messages, documents, photographs, videos, graphical, textual or audio-visual content (“Content”), the right to join one or more social networking communities, and the ability to share relevant and respectful comments either with LVS and/or with other users of the Service.  By using the Service, you acknowledge that the views expressed via the Service are expressed by individual users only, and do not necessarily reflect the view of LVS.

  1. YOUR CONDUCT AND OBLIGATIONS

You, and not LVS, are entirely responsible for all Content that you upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available via the Service.  In consideration of your use of the Service, you represent that the information you provide about yourself is true, accurate, current and complete information.

You promise never to use the Service to upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available (“submit”) any Content that: (a) is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, invasive of another’s privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable as unduly interfering with any individual user’s use and enjoyment of the Service; (b) harms minors in any way; (c) impersonates any person or entity, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity; (d) forges headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any Content uploaded, posted, emailed, transmitted or otherwise made available through the Service; (e) you do not have a right to make available under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as inside information, proprietary and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under nondisclosure agreements); (f) infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, or other proprietary rights of any person or entity; (g) is unsolicited or unauthorized ideas, proposals, advertisements or promotional materials, or any other form of solicitation (“Unsolicited Contribution”); and/or (h) violates any applicable law or regulation.

If you submit Unsolicited Contributions, LVS and its affiliates make no assurances that such Unsolicited Contributions will be treated as confidential or proprietary to you.  By submitting Unsolicited Contributions, via the Service, you acknowledge and agree that (a) LVS and/or its affiliates may have something similar already under consideration or in development; (b) LVS shall be entitled to use or disclose (or choose not to use or disclose) any Unsolicited Contributions for any purpose, in any way, in any media worldwide; (c) these Unsolicited Contributions automatically become the property of LVS to the maximum extent permissible by law without any obligation of LVS and/or its affiliates to you; and (d) you are not entitled to any compensation or reimbursement of any kind from LVS and/or its affiliates under any circumstances in respect of any Unsolicited Contributions submitted by you via the Service.

If you are a Team Member of LVS or any of its affiliates, all policies and procedures governing your relationship with LVS or the applicable affiliate that might apply to your use of the Service remain in full force and effect, including, without limitation, the Code of Business Conduct and Ethics, the Team Member Handbook, the Global Online Social Media (UGC) Policy, and the Social Media Business Use (SMB) Guidelines.

  1. CONTENT SUBMITTED BY YOU

With the exception of Unsolicited Contributions in which LVS may claim proprietary rights, LVS and its affiliates do not claim ownership of Content you submit via the Service.  However, by submitting Content, you are irrevocably granting LVS and its affiliates a worldwide, royalty-free and sublicensable right (but not the obligation) to: (a) make, use, copy, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate, reformat, modify, distribute and otherwise commercialize the Content, in whole or in part, in any format or medium now known or later developed, and for any purpose, and (b) publish your name and city of residence in connection with such Content.

You acknowledge that LVS may or may not pre-screen Content, but that LVS and its designees shall have the right (but not the obligation) in their sole discretion to pre-screen or refuse to post Content, or to remove Content from the site at any time.  Your submission of any Content via the Service shall not constitute notice to LVS for any legal purpose, regardless of whether your Content is subsequently displayed publicly.

  1. LINKS

The Service or third parties may provide links to other World Wide Web sites or resources. You acknowledge and agree that LVS and its affiliates are not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and do not endorse and are not responsible or liable for any Content, advertising, products or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. You further acknowledge and agree that LVS and its affiliates shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such Content, goods or services available on or through any such external site or resource.

  1. NOTICE AND PROCEDURE FOR MAKING CLAIMS OF COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT

It is our policy in appropriate circumstances to disable and/or terminate the Service in relation to users who are repeat infringers.  The following information is provided exclusively for notifying LVS that your copyrighted material may have been infringed.  All other communications will not receive a response through this process.

LVS’s Agent for Notice of claims of copyright infringement can be reached as follows:

By mail:
DMCA Agent c/o Office of the General Counsel
Las Vegas Sands Corp., 3355 Las Vegas Blvd. South, Las Vegas, NV 89109
Telephone Number of Designated Agent: 702-733-5535
Fax Number of Designated Agent:   702-733-5040
Email Address of Designated Agent: copyright@sands.com

To be effective, the Notification must include the following:

  1. A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;
  2. Identification of the copyrighted work allegedly infringed;
  3. 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 locate the material;
  4. Your address, telephone number, and if available, an email address;
  5. A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
  6. A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the owner’s behalf.

April 5, 2011