Copyright © 2011-2016 The Bites Company. All rights reserved.
The Bites Company | P.O. Box 122 Westport CT 06881 US | +1.2032962482
2. DESCRIPTION OF SERVICE
The Site contains information about The Bites Company and information on where you can buy The Bites Company. The Site and the information, features and services available through the Site may be referred to herein collectively as the “Service”. Unless explicitly stated otherwise, any new features or services that augment or enhance the Service in the future shall be considered part of the Service and subject to these TOU. The Service is provided primarily for informational purposes, and is not guaranteed. We shall not be responsible or liable for the accuracy, completeness, usefulness or availability of any information or other content, data, text, URLs, graphics, audio and video clips, advertising or any other materials (collectively, the “Content”) transmitted or made available via the Service. We shall not be responsible or liable for any decisions made in reliance on such information.
You may be required to register for and create an account with the Service in order to access certain information and features offered through the Service. As part of the registration and account creation process, you will select a password and provide us with certain registration information. You are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password(s) and for all usage or activity on your account, including the use of your account by any person using your password(s). If you choose to register with the Service or otherwise provide personal or other information to the Service, you agree to (a) provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by the Service’s registration form or other areas of the Service, and (b) maintain and promptly update such information to keep it true, accurate, current and complete. If you provide any information to us that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, or if we have reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, we have the right to suspend or terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future use of the Service (or any portion thereof).
4. THIRD PARTY WEB SITES
The Service may provide links to Web sites or resources outside of the Site. Because we have no control over external sites and resources, you acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible for the availability of such sites or resources, and do not endorse and are not responsible or liable for any Content, advertising, goods, services or other materials on, available through or provided by such sites or resources. Your correspondence or business dealings with, or participation in promotions of, any Web sites that you find or link to through the Service, 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 Web sites. 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 or as the result of the presence of links to such Web sites on the Service.
5. CONNECTING TO SOCIAL NETWORK WEB SITES
If you are a registered user on our Site and you choose to use the Twitter or Facebook connect function, you acknowledge and agree to abide by the relevant terms and conditions for each of these Web sites, or any other social network Web site that we may utilize in the future. The terms and conditions for the Twitter and Facebook Web site may be found at: www.twitter.com and www.facebook.com, respectively.
This function is intended to enable us to connect with Twitter and Facebook so that you can send newsfeeds about your activities to each of these Web sites. Twitter and Facebook may also be able to use information about action you take on our Site.
However, note that where you choose to publish information on the interactive parts of our Site, or in any way other than through Twitter or Facebook, that information will not be protected by us. It is information in the public domain, which may be accessed by any person using the Web in any part of the world and can be found using independent search engines. If you choose to post information to the interactive parts of our Site in this manner, you do so at your own risk.
In addition, you acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible for the availability of these Web sites, or any other social network Web site that we may add to the connect function, and do not endorse and are not responsible or liable for any Content, advertising, goods, services or other materials on, available through or provided by such Web sites or resources.
While we are always happy to hear from you, it is our policy not to accept or consider creative materials, ideas, or suggestions other than those we specifically request, such as part of any new features or services to the Service that permit you to post or submit content. This is to avoid any misunderstandings if your ideas are similar to those we have developed independently. Therefore we must request that you do not send to us any original creative materials such as images, original artwork, etc. Any communication or material you do transmit to the Site by email or otherwise will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary.
You shall be solely responsible for your own submissions, the posting of any content including, without limitations, photographs, illustrations, audio and video clips and the consequences thereof. You or a third party licensor, as appropriate, shall retain all patent, trademark and copyright to any content you submit, post or display on or through the Service and you are responsible for protecting those rights and obtaining the required consents and authorizations, as appropriate. By posting any submission and content, you hereby grant us or our affiliates a worldwide, non-exclusive, irrevocable, transferable, royalty free and perpetual license to use, copy, modify, delete in its entirety, adapt publish, translate, and/or sell and/or distribute such content for any purpose, including, without limitations, reproduction, modification, disclosure, transmission, publication, distribution, creation of derivative works, broadcast and posting in any form, medium or technology throughout the world and in perpetuity without restriction or compensation to you. We are free to use, at our sole discretion, any ideas, concepts, know-how, or techniques contained in any content or communication you send or submit to the Site for any purpose whatsoever including, but not limited to, developing, manufacturing and marketing products using such information.
You agree that you will use the Service in compliance with all applicable laws, rules and regulations. In addition, by submitting or posting any content, you represent and warrant that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to the content that you submit or post; that all “moral rights” that you may have in such content have been voluntarily waived by you; that the content is accurate; and that use of the content you supply does not violate this policy and will not cause injury to any person or entity.
You agree to indemnify us and our affiliates for all claims of every kind and nature, known and unknown, resulting from (a) a breach of your representations, warranties or obligations set forth herein, (b) your actions or content you supply, or (c) violation of any law or the rights of a third party, and hold us and our affiliates harmless from and against all damages, losses and expenses of any kind (including reasonable legal fees at market rates and costs) related to such claims. Furthermore, we reserve the right to refuse, accept, post, display, change, condense, delete or transmit any content in our sole discretion.
We do not guarantee that you will have any recourse through us or our affiliates to edit or delete any content you have submitted. We reserve the right to remove or to refuse to post any submission for any reason. You acknowledge that you, not The Bites Company, are responsible for the contents of your submission. None of the content that you submit shall be subject to any obligation of confidence on the part of The Bites Company, its agents, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners or third party service providers and their respective directors, officers and employees.
By submitting your email address in connection with your submission or posting of any content, you agree that The Bites Company and its third party service providers may use your email address to contact you about the status of your submission and other administrative purposes.
Although we may from time to time monitor or review discussions, chats, postings, transmissions, bulletin boards, and the like on the Service, we are under no obligation to do so and assume no responsibility or liability arising from the content of any such locations nor for any error, defamation, libel, slander, omission, falsehood, obscenity, pornography, profanity, danger, or inaccuracy contained in any information within such locations on the Service. You are prohibited from posting or transmitting any content or material that is, or may reasonably be considered to be, abusive, offensive, defamatory, libelous, obscene, scandalous, inflammatory, hateful, racially or religiously biased or offensive, pornographic or of a sexual nature, profane, illegal, threatening, harassing, intimidating to any person or entity or that could constitute or encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any law. We will fully cooperate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing us to disclose the identity of anyone posting any such information or materials.
8. NO PERSONAL ADVICE OR ENDORSEMENTS
Our Site and its Content (including any postings, comments or information provided by users) are for informational and entertainment purposes only, and is not intended to replace or substitute for any professional financial, medical, legal or other advice. In addition to the disclaimers and limitations of liability set forth in Sections 13, 14 and 15 below, The Bites Company and its affiliates make no representations or warranties and expressly disclaim any and all liability in connection with any information offered or provided by users of our Site. Any such information offered or provided by users are not tested, substantiated or endorsed by The Bites Company and individual results may vary and may not be typical for individual consumers.
9. USER CODE OF CONDUCT
We are excited that you and other users are able to use this Service to communicate with each other and share ideas on the Site. However, we want you and all users to be able to feel safe and at ease when using this Site. To do so, we have provided the following guidelines for how to upload Content on the Site in order to avoid causing harm or offense to yourself and others and to avoid having your content and postings removed from the Site.
By using the Service, you agree to these TOU including the User Code of Conduct in this Section.
The The Bites Company.com community is designed where possible to manage itself. Comments posted on the Site may be reviewed by us, and may be removed if we feel, in our sole discretion, they are inconsistent with these TOU. If a user’s comments are removed several times, it may be necessary to put the user “on probation” – meaning they cannot post anymore comments for a set period of time. If necessary, we may remove the user from the Site altogether at our sole discretion.
If we believe that a user’s behavior is likely to cause offense or harm to other users or to us, or is otherwise unacceptable, we may issue that user with a warning, disable their account and/or terminate or otherwise restrict their access to and use of this Site. In addition, we may remove any content which they have shared or posted upon the Site. We will try to give such users warnings as outlined above, but we are not obliged to give the user any notice.
To protect our users and the reputation of the Site, we may monitor the interaction between users from time to time, but please note that we have no obligation to police it.
We will not take responsibility or liability for the conduct of any person who uses our Site. In addition, we are not responsible or liable for any loss or damage suffered as a result of the use of our Site.
We ask that in using the Site, you show courtesy and respect to other users and the property of others.
You agree at all times during and in connection with your access to the Site and use of the Services:
To behave in a respectful manner to all other users;
10. MODIFICATIONS TO SERVICE
We reserve the right at any time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Service (or any part thereof) with or without notice. You agree that we shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Service.
We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, immediately and without notice to suspend or terminate these TOU, your account (if you have registered) and/or your ability to access the Site, for any reason including any breach by you of these TOU or conduct by you that we determine to be inappropriate. Without limiting the foregoing, if you post images or Content to the Site that infringe the copyright of any third party, such conduct shall be grounds for immediate termination of your account.
12. OUR PROPRIETARY RIGHTS
You acknowledge and agree that the Service and any necessary software used in connection with the Service (the “Software”) contain proprietary and/or confidential information, Content and other materials that are protected by applicable intellectual property and other laws (including, without limitation, copyrights, trademarks, service marks and patents). Except as expressly authorized by us, you agree not to modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute, create derivative works based on, or otherwise use the Software, the Service or any Content contained thereon, in whole or in part.
“The Bites Company” is a registered trademarks of The Bites Company, LLC. It will enforce its intellectual property rights in the trademark to the fullest extent of the law.
13. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT:
1. a. YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE SERVICE AND ALL INFORMATION, CONTENT, SERVICES AND PRODUCTS OBTAINED THROUGH THE SERVICE ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. WE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE OPERATION OF THE SERVICE OR THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, SERVICES OR PRODUCTS INCLUDED OR OFFERED ON OR THROUGH THE SERVICE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
2.b. WE MAKE NO WARRANTY THAT (i) THE SERVICE OR ANY INFORMATION, CONTENT, SERVICES OR PRODUCTS OBTAINED THROUGH THE SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, (ii) THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE, (iii) THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE SERVICE OR ANY INFORMATION, CONTENT, SERVICES OR PRODUCTS PROVIDED THEREIN WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE, (iv) THE QUALITY OF ANY SERVICES OR INFORMATION OR CONTENT OR PRODUCTS OBTAINED BY YOU THROUGH THE SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS, AND (V) ANY ERRORS IN THE SERVICE WILL BE CORRECTED.
3.c. ANY MATERIAL OBTAINED FROM THROUGH THE USE OF THE SERVICE IS OBTAINED AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND THAT YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM OBTAINING ANY SUCH MATERIAL.
4.d. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM US OR FROM OR THROUGH THE SERVICE SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THESE TERMS OF SERVICE.
14. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT WE SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), RESULTING FROM: (i) THE USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICE OR ANY PRODUCT OBTAINED THROUGH THE SERVICE; (ii) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA; (iii) STATEMENTS OR CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY ON THE SERVICE; OR (iv) ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO THE SERVICE.
15. EXCLUSIONS AND LIMITATIONS
SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES OR THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. ACCORDINGLY, SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
The Service may provide notices to you including, without limitation, notices of changes to these TOU or other matters by displaying such notices or links to such notices to you generally on the Service.
17. GENERAL INFORMATION
These TOU constitute the entire agreement between you and us and govern your use of the Service, superceding any prior agreements between you and us. You also may be subject to additional terms and conditions that may apply when you use affiliate services, third-party content or third-party software. These TOU and the relationship between you and us shall be governed by the laws of the State of Connecticut without regard to its conflict of law provisions. Unless otherwise provided herein, you and we agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the courts located within the state of Connecticut. Any failure on our part to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these TOU shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of these TOU is found by a court of competent jurisdiction 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 the other provisions of these TOU remain in full force and effect. You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to use of the Service or these TOU must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred.
18. CONTACTING US
If you have any questions or comments about these terms, please contact us at the address listed above. Please report any violations of the TOU to us.
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