Terms + Conditions
REWARD PROGRAM: The Dropps Reward program was initiated on August 1, 2015. Points for all orders from January 1, 2015 - August 1, 2015 for customers with Dropps.com accounts have been added to customer point totals. Customers must have registered with a Dropps.com account to accrue points.
TERMS OF SERVICE (“AGREEMENT”) ARE A LEGAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN YOU (“YOU”, “YOUR”, OR “CUSTOMER”) AND COT'N WASH, INC. (“WE” OR “DROPPS”), THE OWNER AND OPERATOR OF THE WWW.DROPPS.COM WEBSITE (THE “SITE”). THIS AGREEMENT STATES THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS THAT GOVERN YOUR USE OF THE SITE, AND YOUR PURCHASE OF THE MEMBERSHIPS AND ACCOUNTSAND PRODUCTS SOLD ON THIS SITE. BY ACCESSING AND USING THE SITE, YOU ARE INDICATING THAT YOU ACCEPT, AND AGREE TO COMPLY WITH, THIS AGREEMENT. IF YOU DO NOT ACCEPT THIS AGREEMENT, YOU ARE NOT PERMITTED TO, AND YOU MUST NOT, ACCESS OR USE THE SITE OR PURCHASE PRODUCTS FROM, OR MEMBERSHIPS AND ACCOUNTSTO, THE SITE.
By signing up for a Members & Accounts (as defined below), you represent, acknowledge and agree that you are at least 18 years of age, or if you are under 18 years of age but are at least 13 years old, that you are using the Site with the consent of your parent or legal guardian and that you have received your parent’s or legal guardian’s permission to enter into this Agreement. If you are a parent or legal guardian who is registering for a child, you hereby agree to bind your child to this Agreement and to fully indemnify, release and hold harmless Dropps if your child breaches or disaffirms any term or condition of this Agreement.
1 – CHANGES TO SITE; PERSONAL INFORMATION/PRIVACY
1.1 – Changes to the site
Dropps may add to, change or remove any part of the Site, including, without limitation, any Content (as defined below) therein, at any time without prior notice to you.
1.2 – Personal Information
Customers agree to provide accurate, current, and complete information as required for the purchase of the Products and Memberships and Accounts(both as defined below in Section 3.1). Dropps reserves the right to block further sales to Customers who provide false, inaccurate or incomplete data. Customer acknowledges that Dropps uses a third party payment processing service to process orders and bill fees to your credit card.
1.3 – Privacy
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that Dropps (and its third party service providers) automatically collects various types of information about your visits to our Site, registration for a Members & Accounts, and/or use our Services. In addition to the personal information provided by you in connection with your account registration, we may also collect certain additional information by automated means, such as cookies, web beacons, and other automated devices.
We and/or our third party service providers may employ canvas fingerprinting and other browser fingerprinting techniques that extract and analyze information about your browser, operating system, and installed graphics hardware in conjunction with other user information (e.g. time-zone, language preference, etc.) to help verify your unique identity for fraud prevention purposes and help us continue to improve our Site and Services. We may also use third-party website analytics tools (such as Omniture, Google Analytics, and Facebook Insights) that collect information about visitor traffic on the Site that help us continue to improve the Site, performance and user experiences.
The types of information we may collect by such automated means include: Information about the devices our visitors use to access the Internet (such as the IP address and the device, browser, domain name and operating system type); URLs that refer visitors to our Site; Dates and times of visits to our Sites; Information on actions taken on our Site (such as page views and site navigation patterns); A general geographic location (such as country and city) from which a visitor accesses our Site; Search terms that visitors use to reach our Site and the webpage that led you to the Site.
2 – PASSWORDS; USE OF SITE
2.1 – Passwords
You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your passwords, and you are responsible for all activities that occur using your passwords or accounts. You agree not to share your passwords, let anyone else access your passwords or do anything else that might jeopardize the security of your passwords. You agree to notify Dropps if there is any unauthorized use of your password on this Site or if you know of any other breach of security in relation to this Site.
2.2 – Use of Site; Prohibitions
Subject to your compliance with this Agreement, Dropps hereby grants you a limited, personal, revocable, non-transferable, non-sub-licensable, and non-exclusive license to access the Site and use the content, information, text, images, graphics, interfaces, audio and video clips and any other materials displayed on the Site (collectively, the “Content”), solely for your personal, non-commercial use. You may not copy, modify, reproduce, publicly display or perform, distribute, or otherwise use the Content except as expressly set forth in this Agreement. You may not remove any copyright or other proprietary notices from any Content. If you breach any term of this Agreement, your authorization to use the Site and Content automatically terminates without notice to you.
You hereby represent and warrant that you will not, and will not induce any third party to: (a) attempt to disable or circumvent any security mechanisms used by the Site or Content or otherwise attempt to gain unauthorized access to any portion of the Site or Content or any other systems or networks connected to the Site, or to any server of Dropps or its third party service providers, by hacking, password “mining”, or any other illegal means; (b) use any “deep-link”, “page-scrape”, “robot”, “spider”, or other automatic device, program, algorithm or methodology, or any comparable manual process, to access, acquire, copy, or monitor any portion of the Site or Content; (c) use any device, software or routine to interrupt or interfere with, or attempt to interrupt or interfere with, the proper operation and working of the Site or with any other person’s use of the Site; (d) track or seek to trace any information on any other person who visits the Site; (e) use the Site or Content for, or in connection with, any illegal purpose, to solicit, facilitate, encourage, condone, or induce any illegal activity, or as otherwise prohibited by this Agreement or applicable laws, rules or regulations; or (f) copy, modify, create a derivative work of, reverse engineer, decompile, or otherwise attempt to extract the source code of any proprietary software used to provide, maintain, or otherwise applicable to the Site or Content.
3 – TERMS OF SALE
3.1 - Sales of Products and Memberships and Accountsto End Users Only
Dropps sells unit dose laundry and household cleaning products (the “Product(s)”) from the Site to end-user customers who purchase products or membership to receive the Products (“Members & Accounts (s)”) only for their own personal, non-commercial use. You may not purchase Products or Memberships for further distribution or resale or for any other commercial or business purpose without written consent from Dropps. The Memberships and Accounts and all rights and privileges conferred are personal and non-transferable.
3.2 - Pricing
Pricing for Products, Memberships and Accounts (including any applicable shipping and handling fees) can be found on Dropps’s then-current pricing page located on the Site at www.dropps.com. The price that we will charge you for the Products and Memberships and Accounts will be the price as posted on the Site on the date you first sign-up for a Membership and/or Account to the Site. Dropps reserves the right to change prices for Products and Memberships and Accounts at any time, and does not provide price protection or refunds in the event of promotions or price decreases.
3.3 – Refund/Cancellation Policy
If you are dissatisfied with the Product for any reason, Dropps will refund the amount paid for your most recent month of service. Refund requests must be made directly to Dropps at firstname.lastname@example.org. All refund requests must be made within thirty (30) days of the date of shipment by Dropps. Dropps is not liable for Products that are damaged or lost in transit to Dropps. Promptly following Dropps’s receipt of your request (typically within five (5) business days), Dropps will credit the amount paid for the returned Product (less any shipping and handling costs/fees related to the original purchase, which are non-refundable) to the credit card you used to make the original purchase. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Dropps does not control when a specific credit card company processes a chargeback transaction. You are responsible for contacting your credit card company if you have questions about the status of the chargeback.
Dropps will not provide a refund for a request that is received by Dropps more than thirty (30) days after the date of original shipment. Dropps also does not provide a refund for returned Products that are damaged due to misuse, lack of care, mishandling, accident, abuse or other abnormal use.
3.4 – Payment Methods; Automatic Monthly Membership Renewals, Accounts, and Order Cancellation Policy
Dropps accepts credit card payments only. You agree to pay all fees charged to your account based on Dropps’s fees, charges, and billing terms in effect as shown on the payment page when you first sign-up for a Membership or Account to the Site. You are also responsible for paying any sales and use taxes and shipping and handling fees that may apply to your purchase of Products or Memberships and Accounts based on the address that you provide as the shipping address when you register for a Membership or Account, and you authorize Dropps or the third party payment processing service provider that we engage to charge your credit card for any such taxes and fees. All payments shall be made by credit card in advance prior to shipping the Products. If you do not pay on time or if your credit card cannot be charged for any reason, Dropps reserves the right to either suspend or terminate your account and Membership or Account and terminate these Terms of Service. All sales and payments will be in US Dollars.
Dropps and Dropps's third party payment service provider may receive updated credit card information from your credit card issuer. The disbursement of the updated credit card information is provided to Dropps and Dropps's third party payment service provider at the election of your credit card issuer. Neither Dropps nor Dropps's third party payment service provider are responsible for the distribution of your credit card information. It is at the sole election of your credit card issuer. Your credit card issuer may give you the right to opt out of the update service. It is your responsibility to contact your credit card issuer with regards to your right to opt out of the update service.
IMPORTANT NOTICE TO CONSUMER:
AUTOMATIC MONTHLY MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL FEES WILL BE AUTOMATICALLY CHARGED TO YOUR CARD ON FILE EACH MONTH. Dropps will automatically renew your Membership on each monthly anniversary date of the Membership and, as authorized by you by checking the box demonstrating your consent for automatic monthly renewal of your Membership during the sign-up process, we will charge your credit card with the applicable Membership fee and any shipping and handling costs and sales or similar taxes that may be imposed on your Membership fee payments. Each Membership renewal period is based on the membership purchased (i.e. every month, every 3 months, etc).
MEMBERSHIP & ACCOUNTS CANCELLATION. You may cancel your Membership at any time by logging on to your account within Dropps.com. All cancellation requests must be received by the first day of the month. Cancellation requests received after the first of the month shall take effect the following month. If you have any problems, please email email@example.com. Dropps requires a reasonable amount of time to process your Membership cancellation request. If you cancel your Membership, you will enjoy your Membership benefits until the end of the then-current Membership term, and your Membership benefits will expire at the end of the then-current Membership term for which you have paid. You will not be eligible for a prorated refund of any portion of the Membership fees paid for any unused days of the then-current Membership term.
3.5 – Shipping and Product Acceptance
The shipment date will be determined according to whichever date is closer to the date of the Customer’s first purchase date. Shipping dates are estimates only. All shipments are sent Priority Mail or First-Class mail via the US Postal Service. The risk of loss and title for all Products purchased via the Site pass to the Customer upon delivery of the item to the carrier.
3.6 – Pausing and Resuming Shipping
Dropps offers its Memberships the ability to temporarily pause their DROPPS Memership (“Pause Period”). During the Pause Period, Memberships will remain active, but they will not receive any DROPPS Products.
A Membership may be placed on a Pause Period for either a one, two, or three month period. During the Pause Period, Memberships will remain a member of DROPPS, continue to receive communications from DROPPS via email, but will not be charged any sort of maintenance or Membership fee.
Members who are in a Pause Period may resume receiving DROPPS Products by logging into their account and resuming shipping either immediately or on their original bill date. You may email any questions about the Pause Period to firstname.lastname@example.org.
4 – GIFT CARDS
4.1 – Purchasing and Redemption:
- You further certify and represent to DROPPS that the activities in connection with which the Gift Cards will be used will comply with these Terms and Conditions and all applicable laws, rules, and regulations, and that the Gift Cards will not be used in any manner that is misleading, deceptive, unfair, or otherwise harmful to consumers or DROPPS, including its investors, officers, employees, agents, servants, assignees, subsidiaries, or any other DROPPS-related entity.
- A Website account is not required in order to purchase a Gift Card. If the Gift Card is purchased for an individual other than you, the recipient of the Gift Card shall be notified via email at the email address you provide during the purchase. In the event the recipient does not have a Website account at the time of receiving the email, they will be prompted to create a Website account in order to redeem the Gift Card. A Website account is required in order to redeem a Gift Card.
- You may purchase Gift Cards for $25, $50, or $100 US dollars. The amount of the Gift Card you purchase shall be charged to you according to your selected payment option when you confirm the purchase of the Gift Card. If the purchase of a Gift Card is part of a promotional campaign wherein purchase of a Gift Card at a pre-determined dollar amount is awarded with additional Website credits (“DROPPS Credits”), these DROPPS Credits shall only be available for use after the total amount of Gift Cards has been exhausted. In all circumstances DROPPS Credits shall be used only after the exhaustion of Gift Cards.
- Gift Cards may only be redeemed toward the purchase of eligible products on the Website. Redemption of Gift Cards on the Website is subject to change in DROPPS’s sole discretion. Purchases are deducted from the Gift Card balance. Any unused balance will be placed in the recipient's Dropps account (“DROPPS Credits Balance Display”) when redeemed. If an order exceeds the amount of the Gift Card, the balance must be paid with a credit card or other payment method accepted by DROPPS.
- You may be able to obtain your gift card balance by contacting DROPPS customer service at email@example.com. The Gift Card balance relayed to you by a DROPPS customer service agent is an estimate only. In most cases, the balance is adjusted immediately when you make a purchase online, but there may be occasions when the updated balance is delayed for a period of time.
- Gift Cards never expire.
4.2 – Use and Limitations:
- Gift Cards may only be purchased and redeemed by persons residing in the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, and may only be used on the Website (www.dropps.com). Gift Cards may not be purchased through or redeemed for the purchase of products at any other website operated by DROPPS, its affiliates, or any other person or entity, except as indicated by these terms and conditions.
- Gift Cards cannot be used to purchase other gift cards.
- Gift Cards cannot be reloaded, resold, transferred for value, redeemed for cash, or applied to any other account, except to the extent required by law. Unused Gift Card balances in a Website account may not be transferred.
- Gift Cards are not returnable or refundable for cash except in states where required by law.
- Gift Cards may not be sold or bartered to third parties.
- Gift Cards may be used as personal or business gifts, but may not be used in connection with any marketing, advertising, or other promotional activities (including without limitation via websites, Internet advertisements, email, telemarketing, direct mail, newspaper and magazine advertisements, and radio and television broadcasts) unless you obtain DROPPS's prior written approval.
- Use of DROPPS's name, logo, trade dress (including any image/likeness of the Gift Cards) or trademarks (or those of any of its subsidiaries or affiliates) in connection with the purchase or use of DROPPS Gift Cards is strictly prohibited. Furthermore, the use of DROPPS Gift Cards in any manner that states or implies that any person, website, business, product, or service is endorsed or sponsored by, or otherwise affiliated with, DROPPS or any of its subsidiaries or affiliates is prohibited.
4.3 – Risk of Loss:
- If your Gift Card is lost or stolen, immediately contact customer service at firstname.lastname@example.org. Your Gift Card will be cancelled and after an internal investigation, we will issue a new Gift Card with the remaining balance, if any. Lost or stolen Gift Cards cannot be replaced without the original confirmation email sent to the email account provided to DROPPS. DROPPS and its affiliates shall have no liability to you for:
- lost or stolen Gift Cards; or
- use of any Gift Cards by third parties through your Website account. You are solely responsible for keeping the username and password for your Website account safe and for any activity conducted under your account.
- Notwithstanding the above, the risk of loss and title for Gift Cards pass to the purchaser upon our electronic transmission to the purchaser, recipient, or delivery to the carrier, whichever is first and/or applicable. We are not responsible if a Gift Card is lost, stolen, destroyed, or used without your permission.
4.4 – Fraud:
DROPPS shall have the right to close member accounts or any related account(s) if DROPPS suspects a Gift Card is being used in a fraudulent manner to make purchases on the Website. If a fraudulently obtained Gift Card is redeemed and/or used to make purchases on the Website or any of its affiliated websites set forth above DROPPS shall immediately suspend the Gift Card and may recoup the amount of the Gift Card by charging the amount from the Credit or Debit Card supplied. DROPPS may also cancel or remove any and all DROPPS Credits on the member accounts and/or any related account(s). DROPPS has a zero-tolerance Fraud policy and it is the responsibility of the account holder to secure their account and Gift Card.
4.5 – Limitation of Liability:
DROPPS AND THEIR AFFILIATES MAKE NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, WITH RESPECT TO GIFT CARDS, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. IN THE EVENT A GIFT CARD CODE IS NON-FUNCTIONAL, UNLESS SUCH NON-FUNCTIONALITY IS DUE TO THE GIFT CARD BEING FULLY REDEEMED, YOUR SOLE REMEDY, AND OUR SOLE LIABILITY, SHALL BE THE REPLACEMENT OF SUCH GIFT CARD CODE. CERTAIN STATE LAWS DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN DAMAGES. IF THESE LAWS APPLY TO YOU, SOME OR ALL OF THE ABOVE DISCLAIMERS, EXCLUSIONS, OR LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU, AND YOU MIGHT HAVE ADDITIONAL RIGHTS.
4.6 – Indemnification:
You agree to defend, release, indemnify and hold harmless DROPPS and its subsidiaries, affiliates, its investors, officers, employees, agents, servants, assignees, and/or any other DROPPS-related entity from and against any claims, expenses, or liabilities made against or incurred by any of them in connection with your use of the Gift Cards or your violation of any of these Terms and Conditions.
4.7 – Governing Law:
When you purchase, receive, or redeem a Gift Card, you agree that the laws of the State of Pennsylvania shall govern these Terms and Conditions, without giving effect to any choice or conflict of law rule (whether of Pennsylvania or any other jurisdiction) that would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than Pennsylvania.
4.8 – Disputes:
Any dispute relating in any way to Gift Cards in which the aggregate total claim for relief sought on behalf of one or more parties exceeds $7,500 shall be filed in, and only filed in, the United States District Court for the Central District of Pennsylvania or, for matters not susceptible of adjudication in the federal courts, the courts of the State of Pennsylvania located in Philadelphia County, and you expressly consent to exclusive jurisdiction and venue in such courts. This choice of forum clause will be enforceable regardless of the choice of law provisions of any other state.The parties specifically waive the right to a jury trial in connection with any dispute arising out of this Agreement, or between or among the parties for any reason.
4.9 – Issuer:
Gift Cards are issued by Cot'n Wash, Inc., a Pennsylvania corporation.
4.10 – Amendments:
DROPPS reserves the right to change or modify these Terms and Conditions (“Modified Terms”) from time to time in its sole discretion. Such Modified Terms shall be posted on the Website and shall be binding on all purchases of Gift Card that occur after the Modified Terms take effect. All terms and conditions contained in these Terms and Conditions are applicable to the extent permitted by law.
5 – REFERRALS
These are the Terms and Conditions applicable to the Dropps Rewards Program (the “Program”). Under the Program, Dropps ("we", "DROPPS" or "Company") offers its Members & Accounts the opportunity to provide their friends, family, or other individuals (“Prospective Member”) with a unique referral ID link (“Personal Link”) that a Prospective Member can use to sign up for Dropps services (“Members & Accounts”). For each Qualified Referral* (defined below) generated through the Member’s Personal Link, the Member may receive a Dropps credit (“Credit”) as specified on the Company’s Referral Program page. We reserve the right to terminate this Program at any time for any reason.
Members & Accounts and Prospective Members & Accounts that wish to take part in the Program are bound by these Terms and Conditions. If you do not agree and abide by these Terms and Conditions in their entirety you are not authorized to participate in the Program. Members & Accounts and Prospective Members & Accounts may not participate in the Program where doing so would be prohibited by any applicable law or regulations. We reserve the right to modify or amend at any time these Terms and Conditions and the methods through which any Credits may be earned. We reserve the right to disqualify any Member or Prospective Member at any time from participation in the Program.
Children: No part of the Program is directed to persons under the age of 13. IF YOU ARE UNDER 13 YEARS OF AGE, PLEASE DO NOT USE OR ACCESS THE PROGRAM AT ANY TIME OR IN ANY MANNER.
5.1 – PRIVACY
5.2 – HOW THE PROGRAM WORKS:
- Program Participation
Generally: To participate, a Member shall provide the Prospective Member with the Member’s Personal Link. The Prospective Member must click on the Personal Link and complete the sign up in the same session. If the Prospective Member does not complete the sign up in the same session, the Member will be not be credited for that referral and will not be eligible for the Credit, even if the Prospective Member subsequently signs up for a Membership and/or Account. For purposes of clarification, completion of sign-up in the same session means clicking the Personal Link provided by Member and completing DROPPS service sign-up within a reasonable period of time and without the Prospective Member closing their Internet browser or pressing the back button.
- Eligible Member
To be eligible for Program and to receive Credits, a Member must:
- Be a legal resident of the United States;
- Be at least 18 years old;
- Have provided the Prospective Customer with their correct unique Personal Link; and
- Have a Membership and/or account in good standing with DROPPS.
- Employees of the Company, its service providers or any of its or their subsidiaries, affiliates or promotional agencies, including immediate family and household Members & Accounts, are not eligible.
- Personalized Referral Links – Refer A Friend
Company offers Members & Accounts the opportunity to create their own personalized referral name ("Personalized Referral Link").
1. Refer A Friend Terms + Conditions
2. How Our Program Works.
a. To participate in the Program, visit http://www.dropps.com/pages/reward-program and follow the instructions to refer as many friends, family members, or colleagues as you want to the Program!
b. For every “Qualified Referral” (as defined below) you submit to us, you may be eligible to receive Referral Credit(s) (defined below).
a. Eligibility to the Program is limited to individuals only, including both new and existing customers. The Program may NOT be used by businesses for affiliate lead generation, which will be determined by Dropps in our sole discretion.
4. Qualified Referral.
a. A “Qualified Referral” requires that all of the following conditions are met:
i. Your Friend must complete a purchase with a minimum purchase value of $20.00 USD at our online store, located at www.dropps.com, by clicking on you unique Program link located in the email sent to your Friend (a “Qualified Purchase”). (If your Friend makes a purchase on our website through any other method, this will NOT count as a Qualified Referral and you will not earn any store credit.) Purchase of a gift certificate is NOT a qualifying purchase.
ii. Your Friend must complete their Qualified Purchase within thirty (30) days of receiving the Program email.
iii. Your Friend does not return the Qualified Purchase.
iv. Your Friend must be a new customer – i.e. they have not previously purchased from our online store, nor do they have an account or registration with us under any email address or alias. This will be determined in Dropps' sole discretion.You may only receive one (1) Qualified Referral per Friend; in other words, you are only eligible for one (1) Referral Credit per Friend, and so additional/repeat purchases made by your Friend do not qualify you for additional Referral Credit(s).
5. Referral Credits.
a. For each Qualified Purchase, your Friend will receive their Referral Credit discount online at the time of purchase. Subsequently, for each verified Qualified Referral, you will be emailed a notification that you have one (1) Referral Credit valid for future purchases at our online store. Referral Credit(s) will be emailed to you thirty (30) days after your Friend makes a Qualified Purchase. Some important things about your Referral Credit(s):
i. Referral Credits may not be used toward the purchase of a gift certificate or combined with any other promotional codes or offers.
ii. Referral Credits are non-transferable and may not be sold, assigned, or given to anyone else, and may not be redeemed for cash.
iii. Referral Credits are valid for one-time use only and are non-refundable – for instance, if you use a Referral Credit to purchase an item from our store and you later return that item, the amount of the Referral Credit used by you to pay for the item will be deducted from the total amount of your refund.
iv. Referral Credit(s) do not expire.
6. Fraudulent Activity.
a. Please respect these Terms and our Program by only referring real individuals who meet our requirements. Nasty Gal reserves the right to void any Referral Credits and take any action we deem reasonably necessary if we suspect any fraud on your part. For instance, having multiple accounts with alternate email addresses or identities is a violation of these Terms, and may result us taking action, including terminating your account with us and/or forfeiture of all Referral Credits in your account.
7. Marketing Emails.
a. By participating in this Program and referring a Friend, you are agreeing to receive our marketing emails to the email address you provide to us. If you wish to stop receiving these emails at any time, please opt out using the link at the bottom of the relevant email.
b. No Spam. Any distribution of your referral link that could constitute unsolicited commercial email or "spam" under any applicable law or regulation, or any posting of this link on any website or social media or other forum is expressly prohibited and will be grounds for immediate termination of your account and exclusion from Dropps' Refer-a-Friend program.
8. Right to Cancel Program or Change Terms.
a. We reserve the right to modify or amend these Terms, the Program, or any part of such, at any time and for any reason. We may also deny participation to the Program if we have any reason to believe that you are not in compliance with these Terms or the Program.
5.3 – LIABILITY:
By participating in the Program, both Members & Accounts and Prospective Members & Accounts agree:
- To Defend, indemnify, release and hold harmless the Company,its service providers and their respective parent companies, affiliates and subsidiaries, together with their respective employees, directors, officers, licensees, licensors, shareholders, attorneys and agents including, without limitation, their respective advertising and promotion entities and any person or entity associated with the production, operation or administration of the Program (collectively, the "Released Parties"), from any and all claims, actions, demands, damages, losses, liabilities, costs or expenses caused by, arising out of, in connection with, or related to their participation in the Program (including, without limitation, any property loss, damage, personal injury or death caused to any person(s) and/or the awarding, receipt and/or use or misuse of the Program or any Credit); and
- To Receive communications from Company from time to time.d. That Company shall not be liable for:
- i.Late, lost, delayed, stolen, misdirected, incomplete, inaccurate, unreliable, garbled or unintelligible registrations, links, communications or affidavits, regardless of the method of transmission;
- ii.Data corruption, theft, destruction, unauthorized access to or alteration of account information or other materials;
- iii.Any injuries, losses or damages of any kind resulting from acceptance, possession or use of a Credit, or from participation in the Program, that were not reasonably foreseeable to the Company at the relevant time;
- iv.Any printing, typographical, administrative or technological errors in any websites or materials associated with the Program; or
- v.Claims, demands, and damages in disputes among users of the Program.
5.4 – DISCLAIMERS:
- The Company disclaims any liability for damage to any computer system resulting from participating in, or accessing or downloading information in connection with the Program, and reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to cancel, modify or suspend the Program should a virus, bug, computer problem, unauthorized intervention or other causes beyond the Company's control, corrupt the administration, security or proper play of the Program.
- The Company shall not be liable to any Member for failure to supply any Credit or any part thereof, by reason of any acts of God, any action(s), regulation(s), order(s) or request(s) by any governmental or quasi-governmental entity (whether or not the action(s), regulations(s), order(s) or request(s) prove(s) to be invalid), equipment failure, threatened terrorist acts, terrorist acts, air raid, blackout, act of public enemy, earthquake, tornado, tsunami, war (declared or undeclared), fire, flood, epidemic, explosion, unusually severe weather, hurricane, embargo, labor dispute or strike (whether legal or illegal), labor or material shortage, transportation interruption of any kind, work slow-down, civil disturbance, insurrection, riot, or any other similar or dissimilar cause beyond any of the Released Parties' control.
- The Company reserves the right to cancel or suspend the Program should it determine, in its sole discretion, that the administration, security or fairness of the Program has been compromised in any way.
- Disclaimer of Warranties:
- MEMBERS & ACCOUNTS AND PROSPECTIVE MEMBERS & ACCOUNTS EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT: (A) YOUR USE OF THE PROGRAM IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK, THE PROGRAM IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS AND THE COMPANY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, CONDITIONS AND TERMS (COLLECTIVELY, "PROMISES") OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED BY STATUTE, COMMON LAW OR CUSTOM, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PROMISES AS TO PRODUCTS OR SERVICES OFFERED THROUGH THE USE OF THE PROGRAM, IMPLIED PROMISES OF MERCHANTABILITY, SATISFACTORY QUALITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT; (B) THE COMPANY MAKES AND GIVES NO PROMISE THAT (i) THE PROGRAM WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, (ii) BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE, (iii) THE RESULTS OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE PROGRAM WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE, (iv) THE QUALITY OF ANY PRODUCTS, SERVICES, INFORMATION, OR OTHER MATERIAL OBTAINED BY YOU THROUGH THE PROGRAM WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS, AND (v) ANY ERRORS IN THE SERVICE WILL BE CORRECTED; AND (C) ANY MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE PROGRAM IS ACCESSED AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK, AND YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR MOBILE DEVICE OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OR USE OF ANY SUCH MATERIAL.
5.5 – LIMITATION OF LIABILITY AND INDEMNIFICATION:
- YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT THE COMPANY, INCLUDING ANY VENDORS AND SERVICE PROVIDERS ASSOCIATED WITH OR ASSISTING IN PROVIDING THE PROGRAM, SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU 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 THE COMPANY WAS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), RESULTING FROM: (i) THE USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE PROGRAM; (ii) THE COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS AND SERVICES RESULTING FROM ANY GOODS, DATA, INFORMATION OR SERVICES OBTAINED OR MESSAGES RECEIVED OR TRANSACTIONS ENTERED INTO THROUGH, FROM, OR AS A RESULT OF THE PROGRAM; (iii) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA; (iv) STATEMENTS OR CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY ON OR THROUGH THE PROGRAM; OR (v) ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO THE PROGRAM. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN PROMISES OR THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. ACCORDINGLY, SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS IN THIS PARAGRAPH MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
- TO THE FULLEST EXTENT POSSIBLE BY LAW, THE COMPANY'S, INCLUDING ANY VENDORS AND SERVICE PROVIDERS, MAXIMUM AGGREGATE LIABILITY ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE PROGRAM, REGARDLESS OF THE CAUSE OF ACTION (WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT, BREACH OF WARRANTY, OR OTHERWISE), WILL NOT EXCEED $100 (ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS).
- IN NO EVENT DOES THE COMPANY EXCLUDE OR LIMIT ITS LIABILITY IN RESPECT OF PERSONAL INJURY OR DEATH CAUSED BY ITS NEGLIGENCE, FRAUD, OR ANY OTHER LIABILITY THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF WHICH IS NOT PERMITTED BY LAW.
5.6 – CONDUCT:
- Prohibited Conduct, Generally.
Members & Accounts agree not to use the Program to:
- Bulk Distribution ("Spam").
- Fraudulent and Suspicious Behavior
- Violate applicable law;
- Stalk, harass, or harm another individual;
- Collect or store personal data about other Members & Accounts;
- Impersonate any person or otherwise misrepresent Member's identity;
- Interfere with, disrupt or violate the Terms and Conditions or servers or networks connected to the Program; or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies, or regulations of such networks;
- Interfere with another Member's use of the Program;
- Attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Program, other accounts, computer systems, or networks connected to the Program;
- Transmit any file that contains viruses, worms, Trojan horses, or any other contaminating or destructive features;
- Conduct any illegal activity or solicit the performance of any illegal activity or other activity that infringes the rights of others;
- Resell, barter, trade, auction or otherwise generate income by providing access to the Program to others;
- Submit personal information relating to third parties to the Program without the consent of those third parties.
- If a Member provides a Personal Link to a Prospective Member by email, the email must be created and distributed in a personal manner that is appropriate and customary for communications with friends, colleagues and family Members & Accounts. By using a Member’s Personal Link, the Prospective Member represents that he/she has given consent to Company to send Member his/her personal information such as full name and email address.
- Bulk email distribution, distribution to strangers, or any other promotion of a Personal Link in a manner that would constitute or appear to constitute unsolicited commercial email or "spam" in the Company's sole discretion is expressly prohibited and may be grounds for immediate termination of the Member’s account and deactivation of the Personal Link. We have a zero-tolerance spam policy.
- The Company has no obligation to monitor the content provided by Members & Accounts; however, the Company may choose to do so and block any email messages, remove any such content, or prohibit any use of the Program.
- The Company may prohibit a Member from participating in the Program or receiving a Credit, in their sole discretion, if they determine such Member, either directly or indirectly is attempting to undermine the fairness, integrity or legitimate operation of the Program in any way by cheating, hacking, deception, or any other unfair playing practices that would in any way annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other users or representatives of the Company.
- Use of any automated system, script, or macro to participate in the Program or generate Qualified Referrals is strictly prohibited and will result in the responsible Member’s disqualification from the Program.
- Members & Accounts may not enter with multiple or fake email addresses or accounts, use fictitious identities or use any system, bot or other device or artifice to participate in the Program or receive a Credit.
- The Company reserves the right to disqualify any Member and/or cancel any Credit(s) if they determine a Member has tampered with the operation of the Program or violated these Terms and Conditions.
The Company reserves the right to suspend, disqualify or terminate any Member’s or Prospective Member’s participation in the Program and forfeit any Credits or credits earned if the Member or Prospective Member is found to have engaged in any prohibited conduct or otherwise violated the provisions of this Section 5. If Members & Accounts have engaged in prohibited conduct, spam or fraudulent or suspicious behavior that undermines or affects the integrity or credibility of the Program, and the Company is unable to find a solution to restore the integrity and credibility of the Program, then the Company may in its sole discretion cancel, change or suspect the Program.
CAUTION: ANY DELIBERATE ATTEMPT TO DAMAGE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE PROGRAM MAY CONSTITUTE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND WILL RESULT IN DISQUALIFICATION FROM FURTHER PARTICIPATION IN THE PROGRAM. THE COMPANY RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEY FEES) TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION, IN THE EVENT OF ANY SUCH ATTEMPT.