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1. Disclaimer regarding content
We do not supply legal, investment, professional or career advice. Nothing on the Website or within the documents available through the Website constitutes legal, investment, career or other professional advice. You should not rely on any information posted on the Website as if it were legal, investment, career or other professional advice. The documents provided on the Website are for general guidance only and do not contain definitive advice. We cannot and do not guarantee or warrant that any of the information that you may receive through the Website, or links to third party websites is accurate, up-to-date or complete and we do not accept any responsibility for any errors or omissions, or for any damage or loss you may suffer.
2. Accuracy of Information
We attempt to be as accurate as possible when describing our products and services on the Website; however, to the extent permitted by applicable law, we do not warrant that the product descriptions or colors, or other content, set forth or available on the Website are accurate, complete, reliable, current, or error-free.
3. Acceptable Use of the Website and Your Warranties
You are responsible for your use of the Website. Our goal is to create a positive and safe experience for our visitors. To promote this goal, we prohibit certain kinds of conduct that may be harmful to other visitors or to us. When you use the Website, you warrant that:
3.1 You will only use the Websites in accordance with these Terms and only for lawful purposes and in a lawful manner;
3.2 All emails, comments, discussion posts, blogs, news postings, information, document, file or any other material that you intend to post to the Website does not contravene any applicable local, national or international laws or regulations or contravene any person's legal rights, is not offensive or defamatory, is true, accurate, current and complete in all respects and that you will notify us immediately of any changes to that information, document or file;
3.3 You will not transmit, or procure the sending of, any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising or promotional material or any other form of similar solicitation (spam) via the Website;
3.4 You will not knowingly transmit any data, send or upload any material that contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time-bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware or any other harmful programs or similar computer code designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software or hardware; and
3.5 You will not collect information about users, including email addresses, without their prior consent.
We will have the right to investigate and prosecute violations of any of the above to the fullest extent of the law. We may involve and cooperate with law enforcement authorities in prosecuting users who violate these Terms.
4. Intellectual Property
We own or license the content on the Website, including software, text, visual and audio content (referred to together as “Content”. and our trademarks, logos, and brand elements, if any (referred to as “Marks”). The Content and Marks are protected under U.S. and international laws.
6. Third Party Content and Interactions
The Website may contain features and functionalities that may link you or provide you with access to third party content which is completely independent of us, including web sites, directories, servers, networks, systems, information and databases, applications, software, programs, products or services, and the Internet as a whole. Your interactions with organizations and/or individuals found on or through the Website are solely between you and such organizations and/or individuals. You should make whatever investigation you feel necessary or appropriate before proceeding with any interaction with any of these third parties. You agree that we shall not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings.
7. Links to Third-Parties
8. Changes to the Website
We enhance and update our Website often. We may change or discontinue the Website, with or without notice to you.
9. Disclaimer and Limitations on Our Liability
THE WEBSITE IS PRESENTED "AS IS." WE MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN CONNECTION WITH THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OR THE WEBSITE, ITS CONTENT OR ANY OTHER PORTION OF THE WEBSITE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT, TITLE OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, UNLESS SUCH REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES ARE NOT LEGALLY EXCLUDABLE UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.
IN PARTICULAR, WE MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES ABOUT THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF CONTENT AVAILABLE ON OR THROUGH THE WEBSITE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, any recommendations or other content available on or through the Website, OR THE CONTENT OF ANY WEB SITES OR RESOURCES LINKED TO THE WEBSITE. WE WILL HAVE NO LIABILITY FOR ANY: (a) ERRORS, MISTAKES, OR INACCURACIES OF CONTENT; (b) PERSONAL INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE RESULTING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO OR USE OF THE WEBSITE; (c) ANY UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR USE OF OUR SERVERS OR OF ANY PERSONAL OR FINANCIAL INFORMATION; (d) ANY INTERRUPTION OF TRANSMISSION TO OR FROM THE WEBSITE; (e) ANY BUGS, VIRUSES, TROJAN HORSES, OR THE LIKE WHICH MAY BE TRANSMITTED ON OR THROUGH THE WEBSITE BY ANY THIRD PARTY; OR (f) ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND INCURRED AS A RESULT OF THE USE OF ANY CONTENT POSTED, E-MAILED, TRANSMITTED, OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE ON OR THROUGH THE WEBSITE.
WE DO NOT WARRANT, ENDORSE, GUARANTEE, OR ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY THIRD PARTY PRODUCT OR SERVICE RECOMMENDED, ADVERTISED OR OFFERED ON OR THROUGH THE WEBSITE OR ANY LINKED WEB SITE.
YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT ANY MATERIAL OR INFORMATION DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE WEBSITE IS DONE AT YOUR OWN RISK AND THAT YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE ARISING FROM DOING SO. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM US OR THROUGH THE WEBSITE WILL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY MADE IN THESE TERMS.
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE UNDER ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF REVENUES, PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA, OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF SUCH PARTIES WERE ADVISED OF, KNEW OF OR SHOULD HAVE KNOWN OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES., ARISING FROM OR RELATING TO USE OF THE WEBSITE.
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold us harmless from and against any and all claims, liabilities, damages, losses, costs, expenses, fees of any kind (including reasonable attorneys’ fees and legal costs., arising from or relating to: (a) any information that you submit, post, or transmit through the Website; (b) the use of the Website by you; (c) the violation of these Terms by you; or (d) the violation of any rights of any third party, including intellectual property, privacy, publicity, or other proprietary rights by you. We reserve the right, at its own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you. If we do assume the defense of such a matter, you will reasonably cooperate with us in such defense.
11. Disputes and Other Provisions
With respect to any dispute regarding the Website, your rights and obligations and all actions contemplated by these Terms and Conditions shall be governed by the laws of California, as if the Terms and Conditions were a contract wholly entered into and wholly performed within California. Any dispute relating in any way to your visit to or use of the Website shall be submitted to confidential arbitration in California, except that, to the extent you have in any manner violated or threatened to violate our intellectual property rights, we may seek injunctive or other appropriate relief in California, and you consent to exclusive jurisdiction and venue in such courts.
Arbitration under this agreement shall be conducted under the rules then prevailing of the American Arbitration Association. The arbitrator's award shall be binding and may be entered as a judgment in any court of competent jurisdiction. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, no arbitration under this Agreement shall be joined to or consolidated with an arbitration involving any other party subject to this Agreement, whether through class arbitration proceedings or otherwise.
Under no circumstances will we be held liable for any delay or failure in performance due in whole or in part to any acts of nature or other causes beyond its reasonable control.
These Terms will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California, without giving effect to any conflict of laws rules or provisions.
You agree that any action of whatever nature arising from or relating to these Terms, the Website will be filed only in the state or federal courts located in Los Angeles County, California. You consent and submit to the personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purposes of any such action.
If any provision of these Terms is found to be unlawful, void, or unenforceable, then that provision will be deemed severable from these Terms and will not affect the validity or enforceability of any remaining provisions.
The failure of us to enforce any right or provision of these Terms will not prevent us from enforcing such right or provision in the future.
We may assign our rights and obligations under these Terms, including in connection with a merger, acquisition, a sale of assets or by operation of law.
12. Changes to these Terms
From time to time, we may change these Terms. If we change these Terms, we will inform you by posting the revised Terms on the Website. Those changes will go into effect immediately on posting on our Website and that date will be shown as the Revision Date in the revised Terms. By continuing to use our Website, you agree to the revised Terms.