Terms and Conditions
Welcome to _________________________ (name/link of the website) (hereinafter referred to as the “Website”, “Site”, “We”, “Us”, “Our”), owned and operated by __________________________________ (hereinafter referred to as the “Company”), with its office located at __________________________________. The websiteis offered to you conditioned on your acceptance without modification of the terms, conditions, and notices contained herein (the “Terms”).
BY CLICKING ON THE “ACCEPT” BUTTON AT THE END OF THE AGREEMENT ACCEPTANCE FORM, Users (hereinafter referred to as “You” or “Your”) AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS AGREEMENT. PLEASE READ THIS ENTIRE AGREEMENT CAREFULLY BEFORE ACCEPTING ITS TERMS. YOUR USAGE OF THIS WEBSITE SIGNIFIES YOUR ASSENT TO THE FOLLOWING BINDING AGREEMENT.
Our website is an online platform which offers design, fabrication, installation and repair for all your signage needs (collectively, the “Services”).
By using the Site, you agree to comply with and be legally bound by the terms and conditions of these Terms of Service (“Terms”). These Terms govern your access to and use of the Site and Services and all Collective Content, and constitute a binding legal agreement between you and us.
IN USING THIS WEBSITE YOU ARE DEEMED TO HAVE READ AND AGREED TO THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS SET FORTH HEREIN. ANY INCIDENTAL DOCUMENTS AND LINKS MENTIONED SHALL BE CONSIDERED TO BE ACCEPTED JOINTLY WITH THESE TERMS. YOU AGREE TO USE THE WEBSITE ONLY IN STRICT INTERPRETATION AND ACCEPTANCE OF THESE TERMS AND ANY ACTIONS OR COMMITMENTS MADE WITHOUT REGARD TO THESE TERMS SHALL BE AT YOUR OWN RISK. THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS FORM PART OF THE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE USERS AND US. BY ACCESSING THIS WEBSITE, AND/OR UNDERTAKING TO PERFORM A SERVICE BY US INDICATES YOUR UNDERSTANDING, AGREEMENT TO AND ACCEPTANCE, OF THE DISCLAIMER NOTICE AND THE FULL TERMS AND CONDITIONS CONTAINED HEREIN.
1.2 “Blue Dot Signs” shall mean the online platform via which users can avail the signage services provided by us.
1.3 “User” shall mean an individual/person who avails the services provided by our website.
1.5 “Content” shall meanall information, data, images, documents, files, scripts, applications, electronic media, logos, text, webpage and any other file or data or similar material to each of the foregoing which is uploaded, posted, published, shared, distributed, disseminated or incorporated, processed or entered into, onto or via the Services.
1.6 “User content” shall mean all Content that a user uploads, publishes/posts, submits or transmits to be made available through our website.
1.7 “Blue Dot Signs Content” shall mean all Content that our website makes available through the site or Services, including any Content licensed from a third party, but excluding user Content.
2.1 The official language of these terms shall be English.
2.2 The headings and sub-headings are merely for convenience purpose and shall not be used for interpretation.
3.1 You may use the Service only if you are at least eighteen (18) years of age and can form a binding contract with us, and only in compliance with this Agreement and all applicable local, state, national, and international laws, rules and regulations.
3.2 Any use or access to the Service by anyone under 18 is strictly prohibited and in violation of this Agreement. Our website reserves the right to refuse to provide you with access to the website if we discover that you are under the age of 18 years. The Service is not available to any Users previously removed from the Service by us, unless we provide such Users with specific written authorization to re-use the Service.
3.4 Except where additional terms and conditions are provided which are services specific, these terms and conditions supersede all previous representations, understandings, or agreements and shall prevail notwithstanding any variance with any other terms of any order submitted. By using the services of our website you agree to be bound by the Terms and Conditions.
4.1 Our website offers you with design, fabrication, installation and repair for all your signage needs.
4.2 Our website makes available the following services to you:-
a) Sign Installation
b) Sign Permits
c) Sign Repair and Maintenance
d) Custom Fabrication
e) Sign Removal Services
f) Graphic Design Services
4.3 If you wish to avail any of the above mentioned services or wish to learn more about our products or services then you shall be required to contact us at email@example.com. or contact us using the form as made available to you on the website.
4.4 When you decide to avail our services and wish to know the costing then you can click on request a quote as made available to you on our homepage following which we will provide you with pricing quotes, or set you up with one of our designers or technicians. You shall give your approval/confirmation on the quote sent by us to you within a period of _________________ days from the date you receive the quote.
4.5 We provide our services to you in accordance with your specifications. Once you have made payments to us, we shall provide you signage designing services as per your specification which will then be sent to you for approval. You shall be required to give us your approval on the same within _______________ days from the receipt of the said design after which we shall provide you with our final services.
4.6 At times, there may be a possibility that we may take time in providing you with our services due to whatever reasons for which you shall not hold us liable or responsible.
4.7 We shall not be liable for any copyright infringements that are caused due to materials submitted by the users.
4.8 All services provided by us may be used for lawful purposes only.
5. YOUR OBLIGATIONS:
5.1 It is the user’s responsibility to ensure that the website and its content comply with current regulations. We cannot accept responsibility for any failure to comply with regulations related to accessibility, selling online or regulations related to a specific business or trade. We recommend that where compliance related to any website or business is complex it may be necessary for the user to take legal advice from their respective legal counsels.
5.2 Before placing an order you shall check the product description carefully. By placing an order for a product, you agree to be bound by the conditions of sale.
5.3 The address at which delivery of the product(s), ordered by you, is to be made is correct and proper in all aspects. In the event that a non-delivery occurs on account of a mistake by you (i.e. wrong name or address or any other wrong information), any extra cost incurred by bluedotsigns.com for re-delivery shall be claimed from you and you will bear such expenses.
5.4 You shall provide authentic and true information in all instances where such information is requested of you. We reserve the right to confirm and validate the information and other details provided by you at any point of time. If upon confirmation, your details are found to be untrue (partly or wholly), we have the right in its sole discretion to reject the order and debar you from using our services and or other affiliated websites without prior intimation whatsoever.
5.5 You shall make all payments on time in order to avail our services.
6.1 You shall be required to make payments to us immediately after you confirm the quotation sent by us to you.
6.2 We shall provide you with our services only once we have received the full payment by you.
6.3 All payments hereunder shall be made via _______________
6.4 All payments hereunder are non-cancellable and non-refundable.
6.5 Our fees shall be subject to change at our discretion without any notice to the User. Thus Users continued use of our services shall deem to be acceptance to the change in the payment terms and they represent and warrant paying the fees and adhering to the payment terms as fixed by us.
6.6 Users understand and expressly authorize us to collect payment from or charge the user’s credit card for availing our services.
6.7 Users expressly agree and acknowledge that our website may employ or collaborate with third party payment gateways using secure connections in order to facilitate, distribute, transact and receive payments for the Services offered and received on or through our website.
6.8 Our website reserves the right to change or replace the payment gateway at its sole discretion without any reservation whatsoever. Our website may store and process card and bank information necessary to collect payments from Users. All transactions are completed through third party payment gateways and at no point of time our website assumes any liability for any loss of data or wrongful payment or invalid payment processing by such a third party.
6.9 Users agree that Users will hold our website harmless against any such dispute or legal claim. We shall not be responsible for delays or erroneous transaction execution or due to payment issues.
6.10 We take utmost care to work with 3rd party payment providers, but do not control their systems, processes, technology and work flows, hence cannot be held responsible for any fault at the end of payment provider.
7.1 We cannot be held responsible for anything that may happen to your order while in transit. Although we send our orders by first class mail, there is always a small risk of loss and you should be aware of this before ordering.
7.2 Shipping time is dependent not only upon our mail service, but also, of course, on your local postal services. For this reason, we can only give you an estimated shipping time based on our general experience i.e. normally between ________________ to __________________ working days.
8. NO LIABILITY:
8.1 We shall not be responsible for any permits. It is the sole responsibility of the user to have the required permits.
8.2 Although our services are provided by experts and specialists, but still if there is any damage to the building while installation we shall not be held liable for it and you shall not make any claim for a refund or charge back.
8.3 Though we have placed best in class and highly sophisticated means to protect your information provided to us, we do not guarantee 100% safety for your information and shall not be liable for the same.
9. USE OF THE WEBSITE:
9.1 Our website grants you a non-transferable, non-exclusive, license to use the Services solely for your personal, noncommercial use. If at any time our website reasonably believes in its sole discretion that you are using the Service beyond this scope, we may terminate your access to the Service with no additional liability to you.
9.2 The rights granted to you in these Terms are subject to the following restrictions: (a) you shall not license, sell, rent, lease, transfer, assign, distribute, host, or otherwise commercially exploit the Services; (b) you shall not modify, make derivative works of, disassemble, reverse compile or reverse engineer any part of the Services; (c) you shall not access the Services in order to build a similar or competitive service; and (d) except as expressly stated herein, no part of the Service may be copied, reproduced, distributed, republished, downloaded, displayed, posted or transmitted in any form or by any means.
9.3 Any future release, update, or other addition to functionality of the Site or Services shall be subject to the terms of this Agreement.
10. USER CONTENT:
10.1 You retain your rights to any Content you post on our website. You are solely responsible for all of your User Submissions and accordingly, you shall be solely responsible for each of your User Submissions and the consequences of uploading them. By uploading your User Submissions, you affirm, represent, and warrant that:
(1) you are the creator and owner of or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions to use and to authorize our website and website’s Users to use and distribute your User Submissions as necessary to exercise the licenses granted by you in this section and in the manner contemplated by us and these Terms;
(2) Your User Submissions do not and will not: (i) infringe, violate, or misappropriate any third-party right, including any copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, moral right, privacy right, right of publicity, or any other intellectual property or proprietary right or (ii) slander, defame, libel, or invade the right of privacy, publicity or other property rights of any other person; and (ii) your User Submissions do not contain any viruses, adware, spyware, worms, or other malicious code or any content or file that provides a method to access to potentially infringing content outside of our services. Violators of these third-party rights may be subject to criminal and civil liability. We reserve all rights and remedies against any Users who violate these Terms.
10.2 Although our website has no obligation to remove, screen, edit, or monitor any Published Content, our website reserves the right, and has absolute discretion, to remove, screen, edit, or disable any User Submission at any time and for any reason without notice.
11. PROHIBITED USE/CONTENT:
11.1 You shall not post, host, display, upload, modify, publish, transmit, update or share any information which:
(a) belongs to another person and to which You do not have any right;
(b) is grossly harmful, harassing, blasphemous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, paedophilic, libellous, invasive of another’s privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically objectionable, disparaging, relating or encouraging money laundering or gambling, or otherwise unlawful in any manner whatever; or unlawfully threatening or unlawfully harassing including but not limited to “indecent representation of women”;
(c) is misleading in any way;
(d) is patently offensive to the online community, such as sexually explicit content, or content that promotes obscenity, paedophilia, racism, bigotry, hatred or physical harm of any kind against any group or individual;
(e) harasses or advocates harassment of another person;
(f) involves the transmission of “junk mail”, “chain letters”, or unsolicited mass mailing or “spamming”;
(g) promotes illegal activities or conduct that is abusive, threatening, obscene, defamatory or libellous;
(h) infringes upon or violates any third party’s rights [including, but not limited to, intellectual property rights, rights of privacy (including without limitation unauthorized disclosure of a person’s name, email address, physical address or phone number) or rights of publicity];
(i) promotes an illegal or unauthorized copy of another person’s copyrighted work (see “Copyright complaint” below for instructions on how to lodge a complaint about uploaded copyrighted material), such as providing pirated computer programs or links to them, providing information to circumvent manufacture-installed copy-protect devices, or providing pirated music or links to pirated music files;
(j) contains restricted or password-only access pages, or hidden pages or images (those not linked to or from another accessible page);
(k) provides material that exploits people in a sexual, violent or otherwise inappropriate manner or solicits personal information from anyone;
(l) provides instructional information about illegal activities such as making or buying illegal weapons, violating someone’s privacy, or providing or creating computer viruses;
(m) Contains video, photographs, or images of another person (with a minor or an adult).
(n) tries to gain unauthorized access or exceeds the scope of authorized access to the website or other areas of the website or solicits passwords or personal identifying information for commercial or unlawful purposes from other users;
(o) engages in commercial activities and/or sales without our prior written consent such as contests, sweepstakes, barter, advertising and pyramid schemes, or the buying or selling of “virtual” products;
(p) solicits gambling or engages in any gambling activity which we, in our sole discretion, believe is or could be construed as being illegal;
(q) interferes with another User’s use and enjoyment of the website and enjoyment of similar services;
(s) harm minors in any way;
(t) infringes any patent, trademark, copyright or other proprietary rights or third party’s trade secrets or rights of publicity or privacy or shall not be fraudulent or involve the sale of counterfeit or stolen products;
(u) violates any law for the time being in force;
(v) deceives or misleads the addressee/ users about the origin of such messages or communicates any information which is grossly offensive or menacing innature;
(w) impersonate another person;
(x) contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer resource; or contains any Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancelbots, Easter eggs or other computer programming routines that may damage, detrimentally interfere with, diminish value of, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data or personal information;
(y) threatens the unity, integrity, defence, security, sovereignty of USA, friendly relations with foreign states, or public order or causes incitement to the commission of any cognizable offence or prevents investigation of any offence or is insulting any other nation.
(z) shall not be false, inaccurate or misleading;
11.2 You shall not create liability for us or cause us to lose (in whole or in part) the services of our internet service provider (“ISPs”) or other suppliers;
11.3 You shall not use any “deep-link”, “page-scrape”, “robot”, “spider” or other automatic device, program, algorithm or methodology, or any similar or equivalent manual process, to access, acquire, copy or monitor any portion of the website or any Content, or in any way reproduce or circumvent the navigational structure or presentation of the website or any Content, to obtain or attempt to obtain any materials, documents or information through any means not purposely made available through the website. We reserve our right to bar any such activity.
11.4 You shall not attempt to gain unauthorized access to any portion or feature of the website, or any other systems or networks connected to the website or to any server, computer, network, or to any of the services offered on or through the website, by hacking, password “mining” or any other illegitimate means.
11.5 You shall not probe, scan or test the vulnerability of the website or any network connected to the website nor breach the security or authentication measures on the website or any network connected to the website. You may not reverse look-up, trace or seek to trace any information of any other User or visitor to website, including any account on the website not owned by You, to its source, or exploit the website or any service or information made available or offered by or through the website, in any way where the purpose is to reveal any information, including but not limited to personal identification or information, other than Your own information, as provided for by the website.
11.6 You shall not make any negative, denigrating or defamatory statement(s) or comment(s) about Us or the brand name or domain name used by Us, or otherwise engage in any conduct or action that might tarnish the image or reputation, of our website or otherwise tarnish or dilute any of our trade or service marks, trade name and/or goodwill associated with such trade or service marks, trade name as may be owned or used by us. You agree that you will not take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on the infrastructure of the website or our systems or networks, or any systems or networks connected to us.
11.7 You may not forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any message or transmittal you send to us on or through the website or any service offered on or through the website. You may not pretend that you are, or that you represent, someone else, or impersonate any other individual or entity.
All right, title, and interest in and to the website (excluding postings/content provided by the users) is and will remain the exclusive property of www.bluedotsigns.com and our licensors. The website service is protected by copyright, trademark, and other laws of United States of America. Nothing in these Terms gives you a right to use the name of the website or website’s trademark or logo, or any other trademarks, logos, domain names, or other distinctive brand features relating to the website or located on the website.
13. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY OF COMPANY:
13.1 Our website, its suppliers and licensors expressly reserve all intellectual property rights in all text, programs, products, processes, technology, content and other materials, which appear on this Site. Access to this Site does not confer and shall not be considered as conferring upon anyone any license under any of www.bluedotsigns.com or any third party’s intellectual property rights. All rights, including copyright, in this website are owned by or licensed to us or third party suppliers. Any use of this website or its contents, including copying or storing it or them in whole or part, other than for your own personal, non-commercial use is prohibited without the permission of our website. You cannot modify, distribute or re-post anything on this website for any purpose.
13.2 The www.bluedotsigns.com names and logos and all related service and our slogans are the trademarks or service marks of the Company. All other marks are the property of their respective companies. No trademark or service mark license is granted in connection with the materials contained on this Site. Access to this Site does not authorize anyone to use any name, logo or mark in any manner.
13.3 All materials, including images, text, illustrations, designs, icons, photographs, programs, music clips or downloads, video clips and written and other materials that are part of this Site (collectively, the “Contents”) are intended solely for personal, non-commercial use. You may download or copy the Contents and other downloadable materials displayed on the Site for your personal use only. No right, title or interest in any downloaded materials or software is transferred to you as a result of any such downloading or copying. You may not reproduce (except as noted above), publish, transmit, distribute, display, modify, create derivative works from, sell or participate in any sale of or exploit in any way, in whole or in part, any of the Contents, the Site or any related software. All software used on this Site is the property of our website or its suppliers and protected by copyright laws of USA. Any other use, including the reproduction, modification, distribution, transmission, republication, display, or performance, of the Contents on this Site is strictly prohibited. Unless otherwise noted, all Contents are copyrights, trademarks and/or other intellectual property owned, controlled or licensed by our website, one of its affiliates or by third parties who have licensed their materials to us and are protected by copyright laws of USA. The compilation (meaning the collection, arrangement, and assembly) of all Contents on this Site is the exclusive property of our website and is also protected by Copyright laws of USA.
13.4 If you learn of any unlawful material or activity on our website, or any material or activity that breaches this notice, please inform us. We respect the intellectual property rights of others and expect users of the Services to do the same. We will respond to notices of alleged copyright infringement that comply with applicable law and are promptly and properly provided to us. If you have a reason to believe that Your Content has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide us with the following information:
i. a physical or electronic signature of the copyright owner or a person authorized to act on their behalf;
ii. identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed;
iii. 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 us to locate the material;
iv. Your contact information, including your address, telephone number and an email address;
v. a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
vi. a statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and that You are authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner.
13.5 We have the right to remove the Content alleged to be infringing without prior notice, at our sole discretion, and without liability to you. In appropriate circumstances, we will also terminate a user’s account if we determine that the user is a repeat infringer.
13.6 While we are not obligated to review User Submitted Materials for copyright infringement, we are committed to protecting copyrights and expect users of our website to do the same. If you believe in good faith that any material used or displayed on or through our website infringes your copyright, you (or your agent) may send us a notice requesting that the material be removed, or access to it blocked. The notice must include the information as stated in clause 13.4 above.
13.7 Notices regarding our website should be sent to: _________________________________________________ (email address of our copyright agent to whom copyright infringement complaints can be filed).
13.8 We take the protection of our copyright very seriously. Thus, if we discover that you have infringed any of our copyright, we may bring legal proceedings against you, seeking monetary damages and/or an injunction to stop you using those materials. You could also be ordered to pay legal costs.
14. REVIEWS, FEEDBACK, SUBMISSIONS:
14.1 All reviews, comments, feedback, suggestions, ideas, and other submissions disclosed, submitted or offered to us on or by this Site or otherwise disclosed, submitted or offered in connection with your use of this Site (collectively, the “Comments”) shall be and remain our property. Such disclosure, submission or offer of any Comments shall constitute an assignment to us of all worldwide rights, titles and interests in all copyrights and other intellectual properties in the Comments. Thus, we exclusively own all such rights, titles and interests and shall not be limited in any way in its use, commercial or otherwise, of any Comments. We will be entitled to use, reproduce, disclose, modify, adapt, create derivative works from, publish, display and distribute any Comments you submit for any purpose whatsoever, without restriction and without compensating you in any way.
14.2 We are and shall be under no obligation (1) to maintain any feedback/Comments in confidence; (2) to pay you any compensation for any Comments; or (3) to respond to any Comments. You agree that any Comments submitted by you to the Site will not violate this policy or any right of any third party, including copyright, trademark, privacy or other personal or proprietary right(s), and will not cause injury to any person or entity. You further agree that no Comments submitted by you to the Site will be or contain libelous or otherwise unlawful, threatening, abusive or obscene material, or contain software viruses, political campaigning, commercial solicitation, chain letters, mass mailings or any form of “spam”.
14.3 Our website does not regularly review posted Comments, but does reserve the right (but not the obligation) to monitor and edit or remove any Comments submitted to the Site. You grant us the right to use the name that you submit in connection with any Comments. You agree not to use a false email address, impersonate any person or entity, or otherwise mislead as to the origin of any Comments you submit. You are and shall remain solely responsible for the content of any Comments you make and you agree to indemnify us and our affiliates for all claims resulting from any Comments you submit. We and our affiliates take no responsibility and assume no liability for any Comments submitted by you or any third party.
15. LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES:
15.1 The Service may include links to other sites and services that are not operated by us. We are providing these links to you only as a convenience and are not responsible for the content or links displayed on such sites.
15.2 You are responsible for and assume all risk arising from your use or reliance of any third party sites. We may provide tools through the Service that enable you to export information, including without limitation Content, to third party services. By using these tools, you agree that we may transfer such information to the applicable third-party service. Such third party services are not under our control, and we are not responsible for their use of your exported information.
15.3 Linked Services created by third party developers may be available on, through or in connection with our Services. Linked Services include applications, websites, desktop, wireless, mobile and other services available from third parties which can be installed onto your Profile, or elsewhere on our Services, shared with other members and Users on our Services, otherwise accessed via our Services, or which may link to your Profile from outside of our Services.
15.5 In addition, the third party providing the Linked Service may use other parties to provide portions of the service to you, such as technology, development or payment services. We may have limited control or no control at all over the content, operations, policies, terms, or other elements of Linked Service, and we do not assume any obligation to review any Linked Service. We do not endorse, approve, or sponsor any Linked Service, or any third-party content, advertising, information, materials, products, services, or other items.
15.6 We are not responsible for the quality or delivery of the services offered, accessed, obtained by or advertised at such Linked Services and make no warranties, express or implied, as to the Linked Services or the providers of such Linked Services (including, but not limited to, the privacy practices thereof). We encourage you not to provide any personally identifiable information to any Linked Service unless you know and are comfortable with the third party with whom you are interacting.
15.7 Finally, we will under no circumstances be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental or special loss or other damages, whether arising from negligence, breach of contract, defamation, infringement of copyright or other intellectual property rights, caused by the exhibition, distribution or exploitation of any information or content contained within Linked Services. Any activities you engage in with any of the same, including but not limited to the provision of Content or data to them, are subject to the privacy and other policies, terms and conditions of use, and rules issued by the operator of the Linked Service so we encourage you to review them carefully.
16.1 We may, at any time and without notice, suspend, cancel, or terminate your right to use the website (or any portion of the website). In the event of suspension, cancellation, or termination, you are no longer authorized to access the part of the website affected by such suspension, cancellation, or termination. In the event of any suspension, cancellation, or termination, the restrictions imposed on you with respect to material downloaded from the website and the disclaimers and limitations of liabilities set forth in the Agreement, shall survive.
16.2 Without limiting the foregoing, we may close, suspend or limit your access to our website:
- if we determine that you have breached, or are acting in breach of, this Agreement;
- if we determine that you have breached legal liabilities (actual or potential), including infringing someone else’s Intellectual Property Rights;
- if we determine that you have engaged, or are engaging, in fraudulent, or illegal activities;
- to manage any risk of loss to us, a User, or any other person; or
- For other similar reasons.
16.3 If we find you breaching this User Agreement, you may also become liable for the amount of damages, losses which we would have suffered by your breach.
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless our Company/website, its employees, directors, officers, agents and their successors and assigns from and against any and all claims, liabilities, damages, losses, costs and expenses, including attorney’s fees, caused by or arising out of claims based upon your actions or inactions, which may result in any loss or liability to our website or any third party including but not limited to breach of any warranties, representations or undertakings or in relation to the non-fulfillment of any of your obligations under this User Agreement or arising out of your violation of any applicable laws, regulations including but not limited to Intellectual Property Rights, payment of statutory dues and taxes, claim of libel, defamation, violation of rights of privacy or publicity, loss of service by other subscribers and infringement of intellectual property or other rights. This clause shall survive the expiry or termination of this User Agreement.
18. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY:
18.1 WE SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, OR ANY LOSS OF PROFITS OR REVENUES, WHETHER INCURRED DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, OR ANY LOSS OF DATA, USE, GOOD-WILL, OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES. WE SHALL ALSO NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES RESULTING FROM (A) YOUR ACCESS TO OR USE OF OR INABILITY TO ACCESS OR USE THE WEBSITE; (B) THE COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE SERVICES; (C) ANY CONDUCT OR CONTENT OF ANY THIRD PARTY USING THE WEBSITE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE, OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF MEMBERS AND OTHER USERS OR THIRD PARTIES; (D) ANY CONTENT OBTAINED FROM THE WEBSITE; OR (E) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS, USE, OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR CONTENT.
18.2 THE LIMITATIONS OF THIS SECTION SHALL APPLY TO ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, STATUTE, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), OR OTHERWISE, AND WHETHER OR NOT ANY OF THE WEBSITE ENTITIES HAS BEEN INFORMED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF ANY SUCH DAMAGE, AND EVEN IF A REMEDY SET FORTH HEREIN IS FOUND TO HAVE FAILED OF ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE.
18.3 IF ANY OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS DOES NOT APPLY TO YOU BECAUSE YOU ARE ACCESSING WEBSITE FROM A JURISDICTION THAT DOES NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES OR THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, THESE LIMITATIONS WILL APPLY TO YOU TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT ALLOWABLE UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.
19. GOVERNING LAWS AND JURISDICTION:
19.1 These Terms and any action related thereto will be governed by the laws of USA without regard to or application of its conflict of law provisions or user’s state or country of residence.
19.2 Usersagree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts in New Jersey, USA in relation to proceedings arising out of this agreement.,
20. DISPUTE RESOLUTION:
20.1 In the interest of resolving disputes between you and us in the most expedient and cost effective manner, you and we agree that any and all disputes arising in connection with the Terms shall be resolved by binding arbitration.
20.2 Arbitration is more informal than a lawsuit in court. Arbitration uses a neutral arbitrator instead of a judge or jury, may allow for more limited discovery than in court, and can be subject to very limited review by courts. Arbitrators can award the same damages and relief that a court can award.
20.3 The venue for arbitration shall be ____________________________ and the language used in arbitration shall be English.
20.4 Our agreement to arbitrate disputes includes, but is not limited to all claims arising out of or relating to any aspect of the Terms, whether based in contract, tort, statute, fraud,misrepresentation or any other legal theory, and regardless of whether the claims arise during or after the termination of the Terms.
20.5 YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT, BY ENTERING INTO THE TERMS, YOU AND WE ARE EACH WAIVING THE RIGHT TO A TRIAL BY JURY OR TO PARTICIPATE IN A CLASS ACTION.
All Personal Information and User Generated Content provided to or displayed on the Site and Services are subject to our Privacy Statement.
22.1 By using the Site and Services, you accept that communication with us will be mainly electronic. We will contact you by email or provide you with information by posting notices on the Site and Services.
22.2 You acknowledge that all contracts, notices, information and other communication we may provide electronically comply with any legal requirements that such documents are in writing.
22.3 Notice will be deemed received and properly served immediately when posted on the Site and Services, 24 hours after an email is sent. As proof of service, it is sufficient that:
(a) the email was sent to the specified email address.
23. NO WAIVER IMPLIED:
The failure of us to enforce at any time any of the provisions of these of Agreement, or the failure to require at any time performance by you of any of the provisions of these provisions, shall in no way be construed to be a present or future waiver of such provisions, nor in any way affect the our right to enforce each and every such provision thereafter. The express waiver by us of any provision, condition or requirement of these provisions shall not constitute a waiver of any future obligation to comply with such provision, condition or requirement.
Each Term shall be deemed to be severable. If any Term or portion thereof is found to be invalid or unenforceable, such invalidity or unenforceability shall in no way effect the validity or enforceability of any other Term.
25.1 You will not assign any rights or delegate any obligations under these Terms, in whole or in part, by operation of law or otherwise, without obtaining our prior written consent, which may be withheld in our sole discretion.
25.2 We may assign our rights and delegate any of our obligations under these Terms, in whole or in part, without your consent. Any assignment or delegation in violation of the foregoing will be null and void. These Terms will be binding and inure to the benefit of each party’s permitted successors and assigns.
26. FORCE MAJEURE:
We shall be under no liability to you in respect of anything that, if not for this provision, would or might constitute a breach of these Terms, where this arises out of circumstances beyond our control, including but not limited to:
(a) acts of god;
(b) natural disasters;
(f) shortage of supplies, equipment, and materials;
(g) strikes and lockouts;
(h) civil unrest;
(i) Computer hacking; or
(j) malicious damage.
27.1 The information and services included in or available through the Service may include inaccuracies or typographical errors. Changes are periodically added to the information herein. We may make improvements and/or changes in the Service at any time. Our website does not represent or warrant that the Service will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that the Service or the server that makes it available, are free of viruses or other harmful components. Our website does not warrant or represent that the use or the results of the use of the Service or the materials made available as part of the Service will be correct, accurate, timely, or otherwise reliable. You specifically agree that our website shall not be responsible for unauthorized access to or alteration of your data.
27.2 OUR WEBSITE MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE RELIABILITY, SUITABILITY, TIMELINESS, AVAILABILITY, AND ACCURACY OF THE SERVICE FOR ANY PURPOSE. THE SERVICE IS PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. OUR WEBSITE HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THE SERVICE, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL OUR WEBSITE BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, DIRECT, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THE SERVICE, WITH THE DELAY OR INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICE, THE PROVISION OF OR FAILURE TO PROVIDE SERVICES, OR FOR ANY INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS OBTAINED THROUGH THE SERVICE, OR OTHERWISE ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF THE SERVICE, WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF OUR WEBSITE HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF DAMAGES. IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH ANY PORTION OF THE SERVICE, OR WITH ANY PART OF THESE TERMS OF SERVICE, YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO CANCEL (SEE “TERMINATION / CANCELLATION”) AND DISCONTINUE USING THE SERVICE.
28. LEGAL COMPLIANCE
28.1 In addition to this Agreement, you must familiarise yourself with, and comply with the Policies, domestic laws (including common law), state legislation, international laws, statutes, ordinances and regulations regarding your use of our services. Notwithstanding successful conclusion of a transaction you must ensure strict compliance with any particular formalities which, if not complied with, will either render a transaction void or unlawful.
28.2 You should comply with country, state and federal regulations.
29. ENTIRE AGREEMENT:
These Terms collectively represent the entire agreement and understanding between you and us and supersede any other agreement or understanding (written, oral or implied) that you and we may have had. Any statement, inducement, promise, covenant or condition not expressly found either in these Terms shall be deemed as void.
30. CONTACT US:
For any further clarification of our Terms and Conditions, please write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.