Terms of Service Agreement
GrandparentsGuide.com is published by GrandparentsGuide LLC (“we” or “us”). By using this site, you accept this Terms of Service Agreement (“Terms of Service” or “Terms””). Please be be aware that we may change these Terms from time to time. By continuing to use this site after we post any such changes, you accept this Terms of Service Agreement, as it has been modified.
- Using Good Judgment
This site is intended to be safe and enjoyable for everyone. Please let us know if there is any content on the site that you think is inaccurate, inappropriate or in violation of these Terms of Service. Please send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
When you use any website, you should use common sense. Anything published on our site is published for informational purposes only. While we strive to provide accurate information, errors may appear from time to time. Some of the content you find on our site may not have been created, edited or posted by us (for example, comment postings). Postings by third parties represent the views of those parties and are not endorsed by us, or verified by us for accuracy. We expect the advertisers and merchants you might encounter through our site will treat you fairly and honestly, we can’t guarantee or recommend any good or service they might offer. The expression “Buyer Beware” is always good advice, especially online. Ask questions, confirm statements and be skeptical of claims. Exercise good judgment.
- Rules for Registration, Submissions and Messages
To obtain access to certain services, you may be given an opportunity to register with our site. As part of the registration process, you will select a password. You agree that the information you supply during that registration process will be accurate and complete. You also agree that you will not register under the name of another person or use our site under the name of another person. You are responsible to keep your password confidential and you are responsible for all actions of anyone accessing our site through any online account or name assigned to you. You will notify us at email@example.com if you suspect anyone has obtained unauthorized access to your account.
Submissions and Messages.
You are entirely responsible for any information (including messages) that you post on the site — and the consequences of any posting or message.
You agree not to use our site to send, post or submit anything:
- that is false, inaccurate or misleading;
b. that infringes any third party’s copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret or other proprietary rights or rights of publicity or privacy;
c. that violate any law, statute, ordinance or regulation (including without limitation those governing export control, consumer protection, unfair competition, anti-discrimination and false advertising);
d. that are libelous, threatening or harassing;
e. that are obscene or contain any kind of pornography;
f. that contain any viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancelbots or other computer programming routines that are intended to damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data or personal information;
g. that might create liability for us or might cause us to lose (in whole or in part) the services of our Internet service providers or other suppliers;
h. that interfere with the ability of others to enjoy our site;
i. that impersonate any other person or entity, whether actual or fictitious;
j. that link to or include descriptions of goods or services that: (i) are prohibited under these Terms; or (ii) you do not have a right to link to or include;
k. that contain any content that you do not have the right to make available under any law or any contractual or fiduciary relationship); or
l. that incite or encourage others to commit illegal activities or cause injury or property damage to any person.
Our comments and public postings are similar to a public bulletin board. We are a simply conduit for the information you and other users submit. We do not review every submission we receive. Therefore, we do not endorse any submission or make any promise as to its accuracy or appropriateness.
However, we may, but do not assume the obligation to, restrict or prohibit your, or any user’s, use of our site, as we see fit, if we believe you are violating any part of these Terms of Service. We may remove, edit or move any submission as we see fit, for any reason.
Your use of the site is limited to personal, non-commercial purposes. Your commercial exploitation of the site is strictly prohibited, unless we grant prior written permission.
You acknowledge that:
- We permit access to content that is protected by copyrights, trademarks and other intellectual and proprietary rights (“Rights”) and;2. These Terms of Service and applicable copyright, trademark and other laws govern your use of such content.
Our Limited License to You. You are free to display and print for your personal, non-commercial use information you receive through our site. You may not reproduce, distribute, or otherwise use any of the materials without the prior written consent of the Rights holder. Requests for permission to reproduce, distribute or otherwise use materials found on our site should be made to firstname.lastname@example.org. It is up to you to determine whether anything on our site is or is not protected by Rights. It is prudent to assume that it is.
Links. You are free to encourage others to access the information on our site. We welcome links to our site. You are free to establish a hypertext link to our site so long as the link does not state or imply any sponsorship or endorsement of any site by us or make use of a logo without written consent of the logo owner.
No Framing. Without our prior written consent, you may not frame, or in-line link to, any of the content of our site, or incorporate into any other website or service any of our intellectual property.
Marks. We do not want anyone to be confused about which materials and services are provided by us and which are not. You may not use any mark appearing on our site without the prior written consent of the owner of the mark. If you want to use any mark that appears on the site, please contact email@example.com.
Your License to Us. By submitting material to or through our site, you grant us and our partners, agents, affiliates and service providers (collectively, “Affiliates”), the non-exclusive right to reproduce, modify and distribute such material as we see fit for any purpose in any form, media, or technology now known or later developed. You agree that we and our Affiliates may identify you as the author of any of your postings by name, email address or screen name as we see appropriate. You also permit any other user to access, display, and print such content for personal use. By submitting material to us, you are representing that such material does not violate or infringe any rights of any third party, including, but not limited to, copyright, trademark and other proprietary rights. If any third-party content is included in any materials that you submit, you must obtain permission from the content owner and attribute such content to the owner.
Notice of Copyright Infringement. If you are an owner of intellectual property who believes your intellectual property has been improperly posted or distributed via this site, please notify us by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by sending a notice by U.S. Mail to: _______________________________________. Please note that we may access and disclose your personally identifiable information in order to address any infringement claim.
Indemnity. You agree to hold us and our affiliates, agents and licensors harmless from any claim that may arise from your use of our site.
- Third Party Services
As a convenience to you, we may provide links to third-party websites. Any such sites are not under our control. We make no representations as to the content, quality, suitability, functionality or legality of any sites to which we may provide links, and you hereby waive any claim you might have against us with respect to such sites and their operators. You may order services or merchandise through links on our site from persons not affiliated with us. All matters concerning such merchandise or services, including, but not limited to, purchase terms, payment terms, warranties, guarantees, maintenance and delivery, are solely between you and the merchants with whom you chose to do business. We make no warranties or representations whatsoever with regard to any goods or services provided by those merchants. You will not consider us – nor will we be deemed – a party to such transactions, whether or not we may have received some form of remuneration in connection with the transaction. We will not be liable for any costs or damages arising out of any transaction (whether directly or indirectly) between you and any other person or entity. Again, we encourage you to be skeptical and to exercise good judgment with any party you encounter, especially on the Internet.
- Disclaimer of Warranties
YOU AGREE THAT USE OF THIS SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. OUR SITE IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. GRANDPARENTSGUIDE LLC, ITS AFFILIATES, AGENTS AND LICENSORS CANNOT AND DO NOT WARRANT THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, CURRENTNESS, NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY, OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OF THE INFORMATION, MATERIALS AND SERVICES AVAILABLE THROUGH OUR SITE. WE DO NOT GUARANTEE OUR SITE TO BE ERROR-FREE, SECURE, CONTINUOUSLY AVAILABLE OR FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.
YOU ALSO AGREE THAT IF YOU RELY ON ANY DATA OR INFORMATION OBTAINED THROUGH OUR SITE, YOU DO SO AT YOUR OWN RISK. YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE OR LOSS THAT RESULTS FROM YOUR USE OF ANY MATERIAL AND/OR DATA.
OUR SITE IS PROVIDED WITH THE UNDERSTANDING THAT NEITHER GRANDPARETNSGUIDE LLC NOR ITS USERS, WHILE SUCH USERS ARE PARTICIPATING IN THE SITE, ARE ENGAGED IN RENDERING LEGAL, MEDICAL, COUNSELING OR OTHER PROFESSIONAL SERVICES OR ADVICE. OUR SITE IS NO SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL SERVICES OR ADVICE.
GRANDPARENTSGUIDE LLC, ITS AFFILIATES, AGENTS, AND LICENSORS MAKE NO WARRANTY REGARDING ANY GOODS OR SERVICES REFERRED TO, ADVERTISED ON, OR OBTAINED THROUGH OUR SITE, OTHER THAN THOSE EXPRESS WARRANTIES GRANDPARENTSGUIDE MIGHT MAKE IN WRITING.
- Limitation of Liability
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL GRANDPARENTSGUIDE LLC OR ITS AFFILIATES, AGENTS OR LICENSORS BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANYONE ELSE FOR ANY DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF YOUR USE OF OUR SITE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, OR SIMILAR DAMAGES, EVEN IF WE ARE ADVISED BEFOREHAND OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
YOU AGREE THAT THE LIABILITY OF GRANDPARENTSGUIDE LLC, ITS AFFILIATES, AGENTS AND LICENSORS, IF ANY, ARISING OUT OF ANY KIND OF LEGAL CLAIM IN ANY WAY CONNECTED TO ANY OF OUR SITE WILL NOT EXCEED THE AMOUNT YOU PAID TO US TO USE THE SITE. BECAUSE SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN CATEGORIES OF DAMAGES, THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN SUCH STATES, THE LIABILITY OF GRANDPARENTSGUIDE LLC, ITS AFFILIATES, AGENTS AND LICENSORS IS LIMITED TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY SUCH STATE LAW.
- Discontinuance, Modification & Restrictions
We may discontinue, change, suspend, or restrict access to our site or any portion of our site at any time without liability to you or any third party.
- Applicable Law & Exclusive Jurisdiction
This site is controlled and operated by GrandparentsGuide from the state of Florida in the United States of America. Those who choose to access our site from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws. These Terms and Conditions constitute an agreement made in, and to be construed in accordance with the laws of, the State of Florida without regard to its conflict of law provisions. By using this site, you consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts in Collier County, Florida, in all disputes arising out of or relating to this agreement or our site.
- Dispute Resolution
You agree not take any legal action against us that relates to or arises out of this website without first (a) sending us, via registered mail or national overnight courier service, a detailed written description of the facts and law out of which your claim arises; and (b) negotiating with us, in good faith, for not less 30 days, toward resolution of the dispute. All correspondence concerning such dispute must be sent to _____________, or such other designee as GrandparentsGuide LLC may identify from time to time.
In the event that any provision of this Terms of Service Agreement conflict with the law under which this Terms of Service Agreement is to be construed or if any provision is held invalid by a court with jurisdiction over the parties to these Terms of Service, such provision will be restated to reflect as nearly as possible the original intentions of the parties in accordance with applicable law, and the remainder of these Terms of Service will remain in full force and effect. If either party fails to insist upon or enforce strict performance by the other party of any provision of these Terms of Service, or to exercise any right under these Terms of Service, such a failure will not be construed as a waiver or relinquishment to any extent of such party’s right to assert or rely upon any such provision or right in that or any other instance.
These Terms of Service constitute the entire understanding between the parties as to the subject matter hereof, and supersede all prior agreements and understandings relating to such subject matter.