This membership agreement (the “Membership Agreement”) contains the terms and conditions that govern your use of the 43-47 Broadway website (the “Website”) and the Services (as defined below). THIS MEMBERSHIP AGREEMENT DESCRIBES YOUR RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES AND INCLUDES DISCLAIMERS OF WARRANTIES, LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY, A CLASS ACTION WAIVER, AND THE REQUIREMENT TO ARBITRATE ANY AND ALL CLAIMS. THESE PROVISIONS FOR AN ESSENTIAL BASIS OF OUR AGREEMENT.
If you do not agree with any of these terms, do not access or otherwise use the Website or Services, or any information or materials contained on the Website.
43-47 Broadway (“43-47 Broadway”) owns and operates the Website. This Membership Agreement is between you and 43-47 Broadway. 43-47 Broadway reserves the right to add, delete, and modify any of the terms and conditions contained in this Membership Agreement at any time and in its sole discretion by posting a change notice or a new agreement on the Website. In the event of substantive changes to this Membership Agreement, the new terms will be posted to the Website, you will be required to affirmatively assent to its terms, and you may also be notified by email. If any modification is unacceptable to you, your only recourse is not to use the Website and the Services and to request an immediate termination of your membership. Your express consent or continued use of the Website or the Services following posting of a change notice or new Membership Agreement on the Website will constitute binding acceptance of the changes.
- The Services
1.1. 43-47 Broadway provides a number of Internet-based services through the Website (all such services, collectively, the “the Services”), including without limitation training and materials for you to develop and promote your business. 43-47 Broadway reserves the right to add, change, and delete content and services from the Website or Services from time to time.
1.2. If applicable, you agree to pay, and authorize automatic recurring billing of, the membership fee with your credit card, or other payment methods, until subsequently canceled. Your payment for the initial 30-day period is refundable, provided that you contact us and request that we cancel your membership and refund your fee within the initial 30-day period. You understand and agree that each subsequent automatic recurring billing of the membership fee is not refundable and will not be prorated.
1.3. 43-47 Broadway reserves the right to change the membership fee from time to time.
- Use of the Website and the Services
2.1. 43-47 Broadway will only knowingly provide the Services to parties that can lawfully enter into and form contracts under applicable law. The Website and the Services are not for anyone under the age of 18 and any such use is prohibited.
2.2. You must comply with all of the terms and conditions of this Membership Agreement, the applicable agreements and policies referred to below, and all applicable laws, regulations, and rules when you use the Website and the Services.
2.3. Your License to Use the Website and the Services.
2.3.1. 43-47 Broadway owns or licenses all intellectual property and other rights, title, and interest in and to the Website, Services, and the materials accessible on or through the Website and Services, except as expressly provided for in this Membership Agreement. For example, and without limitation, 43-47 Broadway owns trademarks, copyrights, and certain technology used in providing the Services. You will not acquire any right, title or interest therein under this Membership Agreement or otherwise unless expressly provided for herein.
2.3.2. 43-47 Broadway@ grants you a limited revocable license to access and use the Website and Services for their intended purposes, subject to your compliance with this Membership Agreement. This license does not include the right to collect or use information contained on the Website for purposes that 43-47 Broadway prohibits or to compete with 43-47 Broadway. If you use the Website or the Services in a manner that exceeds the scope of this license or breaches any relevant agreement, your license shall terminate immediately.
3.1. For the purpose of this Membership Agreement, “Confidential Information” shall be deemed to include all information and materials that: (a) if in written format is marked as confidential, or (b) if disclosed verbally is noted as confidential at time of disclosure, or (c) in the absence of either (a) or (b) is information which a reasonable party would deem to be non-public information and confidential.
3.2. Confidential Information shall include without limitation: all information provided on or through the Website or the Services; trade secrets, inventions, research methods, methods of compiling information, methods of creating the 43-47 Broadway database, procedures, devices, machines, equipment, data processing programs, software, computer models, research projects, and other means used by 43-47 Broadway in the conduct of its business; product formulations, strategies and plans for future business, new business, product or other development, new and innovative product ideas, potential acquisitions or divestitures, and new marketing ideas; information with respect to costs, commissions, fees, profits, sales, markets, sales methods and financial information; mailing lists, the identity of 43-47 Broadway customers, potential customers, distributors, and suppliers and their names and addresses, the names of customer representatives responsible for entering into contracts for 43-47 Broadway’s products or services, the amounts paid by 43-47 Broadway customers, specific customer needs and requirements, and leads and referrals to prospective customers; and the structure, sequence, and organization of the 43-47 Broadway database, together with source code and object code; and the identity of 43-47 Broadway employees, their respective salaries, bonuses, benefits, qualifications and abilities.
3.3. You acknowledge and agree that the nature of 43-47 Broadway’s confidential, proprietary, and trade secret information to which you have, and will continue to have, access to derives value from the fact that it is not generally known and used by others in the highly competitive, international industry in which 43-47 Broadway competes. You further acknowledge and agree that, even in complete good faith, it would be impossible for you to work in a similar capacity for a competitor of 43-47 Broadway without drawing upon and utilizing information gained pursuant to this Membership Agreement.
3.4. You acknowledge that you are receiving such Confidential Information in confidence and will not publish, copy, or disclose any Confidential Information without prior written consent from the Company. You further agree that you shall not attempt to reverse engineer, de-compile or try to ascertain the source code to 43-47 Broadway software or any other software supplied hereunder. You acknowledge that you will only use the Confidential Information to the extent necessary to promote your business and that you will use best efforts to prevent unauthorized disclosure of the Confidential Information to any third party.
3.5. The obligation of confidentiality shall not apply to any particular portion of Confidential Information which: (a) was in the public domain when 43-47 Broadway granted access to you; (b) entered the public domain through no fault of you subsequent to receipt; (c) was in your possession free of any obligation of confidence at the time of the disclosure by 43-47 Broadway; (d) was rightfully communicated by a third party to you free of any obligation of confidence subsequent to the time of the originating party’s communication thereof to you; (e) was developed by you independently of and without knowledge or reference to any Confidential Information; (f) is approved for release by written authorization from 43-47 Broadway; or (g) is required to be disclosed pursuant to any statute, law, rule or regulation of any governmental authority or pursuant to any order of any court of competent jurisdiction, but in any case, you will immediately notify 43-47 Broadway before disclosure and given a reasonable opportunity to obtain a protective order or other form of protection.
3.6. You agree not to alone or in association with others use Confidential or trade secret information to (a) solicit, or facilitate any organization with which you are associated in soliciting, any employee or customer of 43-47 Broadway’s to alter its relationship with 43-47 Broadway; (b) solicit for employment, hire, or engage as an independent contractor, or facilitate any organization with which 43-47 Broadway is associated in soliciting for employment, hire, or engagement as an independent contractor, any person who was employed by 43-47 Broadway at any time during the term of this Membership Agreement (provided, that this clause (b) shall not apply to any individual whose employment with 43-47 Broadway was terminated for a period of one year or longer); or (c) solicit business from or perform services for any customer, supplier, licensee, or business relation of 43-47 Broadway’s, induce or attempt to induce, any such entity to cease doing business with 43-47 Broadway; or in any way interfere with the relationship between any such entity and 43-47 Broadway.
3.7. You agree that you will not make any derogatory statements, either oral or written, or otherwise disparage 43-47 Broadway, 43-47 Broadway’s products, employees, services, work or employment, and will take all reasonable steps to prevent others from making derogatory or disparaging statements. You agree that it would be impossible, impractical, or extremely difficult to fix the actual damages suffered by reason of a breach of this paragraph, and accordingly hereby agree that five thousand dollars ($5,000) shall be presumed to be the amount of damages sustained by reason of each such breach, without prejudice to 43-47 Broadway’s right to also seek injunctive or other equitable relief.
3.8. Other than as expressly provided for herein, in no event shall you be deemed by virtue hereof to have acquired any right or interest by license or otherwise, in or to the Confidential Information.
3.9. You agree that all originals and any copies of the Confidential Information remain the property of 43-47 Broadway.. You shall reproduce all copyright and other proprietary notices, if any, in the same form that they appear on all the materials provided by 43-47 Broadway, on all copies of the Confidential Information made by you. You agree to return all originals and copies of all Confidential Information in your possession or control to 43-47 Broadway at 43-47 Broadway’s request.
- General Rules
4.1. Prohibited Use. You may only use the Website and Services to promote your business, as expressly permitted by 43-47 Broadway. You may not cause harm to the Website or Services. Specifically, but not by way of limitation, you may not: (i) interfere with the Website or Services by using viruses or any other programs or technology designed to disrupt or damage any software or hardware; (ii) modify, create derivative works from, reverse engineer, decompile or disassemble any technology used to provide the Website or Services; (iii) use a robot, spider or other device or process to monitor the activity on or copy pages from the Website or Services, except in the operation or use of an internet “search engine,” hit counters or similar technology; (iv) collect electronic mail addresses or other information from third parties by using the Website or Services; (v) impersonate another person or entity; (vi) engage in any activity that interferes with another user’s ability to use or enjoy the Website or Services; (vii) assist or encourage any third party in engaging in any activity prohibited by this Membership Agreement; (viii) co-brand the Website or Services; (ix) frame the Website or Services; or (x) hyper-link to the Website or Services, without the express prior written permission of an authorized representative of 43-47 Broadway.
4.3. Ordering Policies. If you purchase any products or services on or through the Website or Service, you agree that your use of the product or service is limited by this Membership Agreement as well.
4.4. Password Restricted Areas of the Website. Most areas of the Website are password restricted to registered users (“Password-Protected Areas”). If you have registered as an authorized user to gain access to these Password-Protected Areas, you agree that you are entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password, and agree to notify 43-47 Broadway if the password is lost, stolen, disclosed to an unauthorized third party, or otherwise may have been compromised. You agree that you are entirely responsible for any and all activities that occur under your account, including any fees that may be incurred under your password-protected account, whether or not you are the individual who undertakes such activities. You agree to immediately notify 43-47 Broadway of any unauthorized use of your account or any other breach of security in relation to your password or the Website that is known to you.
4.5. Spam Policy: You may not use the Website or Services to engage in unethical marketing activities, including without limitation spamming. The following are examples of activities that are not permitted, and which may result in an immediate deactivation of your account or termination of your membership: a) disguising the origin of any content transmitted to or through the Website or Services, or using any other means of deceptive addressing; b) relaying email from a third party’s mail servers without the permission of that third party; c) transmitting any material that is unlawful or used without adequate permission from the owner of the material; d) harvesting email addresses in a manner that is unlawful or in violation of the rights of a third party; e) sending email that contains inaccurate header information or domain names that are not valid or do not exist; f) sending email that contains false or misleading information in the subject line or body of the message; g) sending email that does not indicate that it is an advertisement, does not include a functioning opt-out mechanism, or does not include your valid physical mailing address; or h) sending email that violates applicable law, including without limitation the CAN-SPAM Act or the applicable laws of the jurisdictions from which you send email or in which the email is received the acceptable use policies of 43-47 Broadway’s email service provider.
- Reservation of Rights
5.1. Monitoring. 43-47 Broadway reserves the right, but does not assume the obligation, to monitor transactions and communications that occur through the Website and Service. If 43-47 Broadway determines, in its sole and absolute discretion, that you or another user has or will breach a term or condition of this Membership Agreement or that such transaction or communication is inappropriate, 43-47 Broadway may cancel such transaction or take any other action to restrict access to or the availability of any material that may be considered objectionable, without any liability to you or any third party.
5.2. Modification of the Service. 43-47 Broadway may modify the Website or Services at any time with or without notice to you, and will incur no liability for doing so.
6.1. 43-47 Broadway asks that you respect the Website online community. Your conduct when using the Website and Services should be guided by common sense and basic etiquette. To further these common goals, you agree not to:
6.1.1. Disparage the products or services of any company or individual.
6.1.2. Impersonate or represent 43-47 Broadwaystaff, or other industry professionals.
6.1.3. Link to or post content not allowed on the Website.
6.1.4. Solicit a user’s password or other account information.
6.1.5. Harvest user information for any purpose.
6.1.6. Use racially or ethnically offensive language; discuss or incite illegal activity; use explicit or obscene language; or solicit or post sexually explicit images.
6.1.7. Harass, threaten, or embarrass anyone.
6.1.8. Post anything that you do not have the legal right to post; and
6.1.9. Violate any law, or make any untrue or misleading statement;
7.1. Your Submissions. When you submit questions, comments, suggestions, ideas, message board postings, material submitted via web forms, contest entries, communications or any other information (“Submissions”), you grant 43-47 Broadway an unrestricted license to use such Submissions for any purpose, including without limitation marketing and other promotional purposes and the right to sublicense. You agree that 43-47 Broadway will have no obligation to keep any Submissions confidential. You will not bring a claim against 43-47 Broadway based on “moral rights” or the likes arising from 43-47 Broadway’s use of a Submission.
7.2. Submissions by Others. 43-47 Broadway does not control the content posted by third parties and does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity, or quality of such content. You understand that by using the Website or Services, you may be exposed to content that is offensive, indecent, or objectionable. Under no circumstances will 43-47 Broadway be liable in any way for any content, including, but not limited to, for any errors or omissions in any content, or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any content posted, emailed, transmitted, or otherwise made available via the Website or Services by third parties.
- Representations and Warranties
8.1. Mutual Representations and Warranties. Each party represents to the other that: (i) the party has the full power and authority to enter into and perform under this Membership Agreement, (ii) execution and performance of this Membership Agreement does not constitute a breach of, or conflict with, any other agreement or arrangement by which the party is bound, and (iii) the terms of this Membership Agreement are a legal, valid, and binding obligation of the party entering into this Membership Agreement, enforceable in accordance with these terms and conditions.
8.2. By You. You represent and warrant to 43-47 Broadway that, in your use of the Website and Services, you: (i) will not infringe the copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, right of privacy, right of publicity or other legal right of any third party; (ii) will comply with all applicable laws, rules, and regulations; (iii) will not disrupt or damage any software or hardware; and (iv) you will provide correct, current, and complete billing and contact information.
- Arbitration and Waiver of Class Claims
9.1. YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT ALL CLAIMS, DISPUTES OR CONTROVERSIES BETWEEN YOU AND 43-47 Broadway, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, TORT AND CONTRACT CLAIMS, CLAIMS BASED UPON ANY FEDERAL, STATE, OR LOCAL STATUTE, LAW, ORDER, ORDINANCE, OR REGULATION, AND THE ISSUE OF ARBITRABILITY, SHALL BE RESOLVED BY THE FINAL AND BINDING ARBITRATION PROCEDURES SET BELOW. THE PARTIES ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT ANY SUCH CLAIMS SHALL BE BROUGHT SOLELY IN THE PARTY’S INDIVIDUAL CAPACITY, AND NOT AS A PLAINTIFF OR CLASS MEMBER IN ANY PURPORTED CLASS, REPRESENTATIVE PROCEEDING, OR PRIVATE ATTORNEY GENERAL CAPACITY. THE PARTIES FURTHER AGREE THAT THE ARBITRATOR SHALL NOT CONSOLIDATE MORE THAN ONE PERSON’S CLAIMS, AND SHALL NOT OTHERWISE PRESIDE OVER ANY FORM OF A REPRESENTATIVE OR CLASS PROCEEDING. THE PARTIES VOLUNTARILY AND KNOWINGLY WAIVE ANY RIGHT THEY HAVE TO A JURY TRIAL. ANY CONTROVERSY CONCERNING WHETHER A DISPUTE IS ARBITRABLE SHALL BE DETERMINED BY THE ARBITRATOR AND NOT BY THE COURT. JUDGMENT UPON ANY AWARD RENDERED BY THE ARBITRATOR MAY BE ENTERED BY A NEW YORK STATE OR FEDERAL COURT HAVING JURISDICTION THEREOF. THIS ARBITRATION CONTRACT IS MADE PURSUANT TO A TRANSACTION IN INTERSTATE COMMERCE AND ITS INTERPRETATION, APPLICATION, ENFORCEMENT AND PROCEEDINGS HEREUNDER SHALL BE GOVERNED BY THE FEDERAL ARBITRATION ACT (“FAA”).
9.2. The following procedures shall apply:
9.2.1. Any party that intends to make a claim shall first notify the opposing party in writing of such intention and shall describe in such notice, with reasonable particularity, the nature and basis of such claim, and the total amount of the claim. Within thirty (30) days of receipt of such notice, the party receiving notice of a claim shall provide a written response which, with reasonable particularity, sets forth its position concerning the claim. If the parties are unable to resolve the dispute arising from the claim by good faith negotiations to be conducted within the thirty (30)-day period following the written response, either of them may initiate binding arbitration pursuant to the terms and conditions set forth below.
9.2.2. In the event a party elects to proceed with binding arbitration, it shall provide written notice thereof to the other party by registered or certified mail. The arbitration shall be conducted in the state of New York, but may proceed telephonically in the event the total amount of the claim does not exceed $2,500 U.S. dollars (if the claimant so chooses).
9.2.3. Separate and apart from the agreement to arbitrate set forth above, the parties hereby independently waive any right to bring or participate in any class action in any way related to, or arising from, this Membership Agreement.
- Disclaimers and Exclusions
10.1. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES. 43-47 Broadway PROVIDES THE WEBSITE, SERVICES, AND ALL CONTENT ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. 43-47 Broadway DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THE WEBSITE, SERVICES, OR WEBSITE CONTENT, OR USE THEREOF: (i) WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, (ii) WILL BE FREE OF INACCURACIES OR ERRORS, (iii) WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, OR (iv) WILL OPERATE IN THE CONFIGURATION OR WITH THE HARDWARE OR SOFTWARE YOU USE. 43-47 Broadway MAKES NO WARRANTIES OTHER THAN THOSE MADE EXPRESSLY IN THIS MEMBERSHIP AGREEMENT, AND HEREBY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, WARRANTIES OF FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, MERCHANTABILITY, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
10.2. EXCLUSION OF DAMAGES. 43-47 Broadway WILL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE OR SPECIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING DAMAGES RELATING TO LOST PROFITS, LOST DATA OR LOSS OF GOODWILL) ARISING OUT OF, RELATING TO OR CONNECTED WITH THE USE OF THE WEBSITE OR SERVICES, BASED ON ANY CAUSE OF ACTION, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
10.3. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY. IN NO EVENT WILL 43-47 Broadway’S LIABILITY IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE OR SERVICES EXCEED THE LESSER OF (i) THE AMOUNT PAID TO 43-47 Broadway BY YOU DURING THE SIX MONTHS IMMEDIATELY PRECEDING THE EVENT THAT GIVES RISE TO SUCH LIABILITY, OR (ii) ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($100).
11.1. You must indemnify and hold 43-47 Broadway and its employees, representatives, agents, affiliates, directors, officers, managers and shareholders (the “Parties”) harmless from any damage, loss, or expense (including without limitation, attorneys’ fees and costs) incurred in connection with any third-party claim, demand or action (“Claim”) brought against any of the Parties alleging that you have breached any of provision in this Membership Agreement through any act or omission. If you have to indemnify 43-47 Broadway under this section, 43-47 Broadway will have the right to control the defense, settlement, and resolution of any Claim at your sole expense. You may not settle or otherwise resolve any Claim without the express written permission of 43-47 Broadway.
12.1. Termination. You agree that, under certain circumstances and without prior notice, 43-47 Broadway may suspend or terminate your use of the Website or Services, including without limitation, if 43-47 Broadway believes, in its sole and absolute discretion, that you have breached a term of this Membership Agreement. You acknowledge and agree that all suspensions and terminations shall be made in 43-47 Broadway’s sole discretion and that 43-47 Broadway shall not be liable to you or any other party for said suspension or termination.
12.2. Survival. Upon termination, your license to use the Website, Services, and everything accessible by or through the Website or Services shall terminate and the remaining provisions of this Membership Agreement shall survive indefinitely unless and until 43-47 Broadway chooses to terminate them.
12.3. Effect of Termination. Upon termination of any part of this Agreement for any reason, 43-47 Broadway may delete or assume ownership of any Content or other things—including without limitation URLs, domain names, and email lists—relating to your use of the Website or Services that is on 43-47 Broadway’s servers or otherwise in 43-47 Broadway’s possession or control, and 43-47 Broadway will have no liability to you or any third party for doing so.
13.1. All notices required or permitted to be given under this Membership Agreement will be in writing and delivered to the other party by any of the following methods: (i) U.S. mail, (ii) overnight courier, or (iii) electronic mail. If you give notice to 43-47 Broadway, you must use the following address: Ryve Media, 6503 Falls Church St, San Antonio, TX, 78247. If 43-47 Broadway provides notice to you, 43-47 Broadway will use the contact information provided by you. All notices will be deemed received as follows: (i) if by delivery by U.S. mail, seven (7) business days after dispatch, (ii) if by overnight courier, on the date receipt is confirmed by such courier service, or (iii) if by electronic mail, 24 hours after the message was sent, if no “system error” or other notice of non-delivery is generated. If applicable law requires that a given communication be “in writing,” you agree that email communication will satisfy this requirement.
- Notification of Claims of Infringement
14.1. 43-47 Broadway respects the intellectual property of others, and asks users to do the same. 43-47 Broadway may, in appropriate circumstances and at its discretion, terminate service to users who infringe the intellectual property rights of others. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please contact 43-47 Broadway’s designated agent to receive notice of claimed infringement: 43-47 Broadway. Provide the following information required by the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. § 512: (i) an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest; (ii) a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed, including the URL (i.e., web page address) of the location where the copyrighted work exists or a copy of the copyrighted work; (iii) identification of the URL or other specific location on the Website where the material that you claim is infringing is located; (iv) your address, telephone number, and email address; (v) a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; (vi) a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf.
15.1. This Membership Agreement will be binding upon each party hereto and its successors and permitted assigns, and governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New York without reference to conflict of law principles. This Membership Agreement will not be assignable or transferable by you without 43-47 Broadway’s prior written consent. This Membership Agreement (including all of the policies and other Agreements described in this Membership Agreement, which are hereby incorporated herein by this reference) contain the entire understanding of the parties regarding its subject matter, and supersedes all prior and contemporaneous agreements and understandings between the parties regarding its subject matter. No failure or delay by a party in exercising any right, power or privilege under this Membership Agreement will operate as a waiver thereof, nor will any single or partial exercise of any right, power or privilege preclude any other or further exercise thereof or the exercise of any other such right, power, or privilege. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved. You and 43-47 Broadway are independent contractors and independent businesses, and no agency, partnership, joint venture, or employee-employer relationship is intended or created by this Membership Agreement. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of this Membership Agreement will not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision of this Membership Agreement, all of which will remain in full force and effect. If you have questions or concerns regarding this Membership Agreement, you should contact 43-47 Broadway by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org and writing “Membership Agreement” in the subject line.
What personal information do we collect from the people that visit our blog, website or app?
When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, email address or other details to help you with your experience.
When do we collect information?
We collect information from you when you register on our site, fill out a form or enter information on our site.
How do we use your information?
We may use the information we collect from you when you register, make a purchase, sign up for our newsletter, respond to a survey or marketing communication, surf the website, or use certain other site features in the following ways:
- To personalize user’s experience and to allow us to deliver the type of content and product offerings in which you are most interested.
- To improve our website in order to better serve you.
- To allow us to better service you in responding to your customer service requests.
- To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature.
- To quickly process your transactions.
- To send periodic emails regarding your order or other products and services.
How do we protect visitor information?
We do not use vulnerability scanning and/or scanning to PCI standards.
Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. In addition, all sensitive/credit information you supply is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.
We implement a variety of security measures when a user places an order enters, submits, or accesses their information to maintain the safety of your personal information.
All transactions are processed through a gateway provider and are not stored or processed on our servers.
Do we use ‘cookies?’
- Help remember and process the items in the shopping cart.
- Understand and save user’s preferences for future visits.
- Keep track of advertisements.
- Compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interactions in order to offer better site experiences and tools in the future. We may also use trusted third party services that track this information on our behalf.
You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser (like Internet Explorer) settings. Each browser is a little different, so look at your browser’s Help menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.
If users disable cookies in their browser:
If you disable cookies off, some features will be disabled. It will turn off some of the features that make your site experience more efficient and some of our services will not function properly.
However, you can still place orders
Third Party Disclosure
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information.
Third party links
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.
Google’s advertising requirements can be summed up by Google’s Advertising Principles. They are put in place to provide a positive experience for users. https://support.google.com/adwordspolicy/answer/1316548?hl=en
We have not enabled Google AdSense on our site but we may do so in the future.
We don’t need them.
COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)
When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under 13, the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, the nation’s consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children’s privacy and safety online.
We do not specifically market to children under 13.
Fair Information Practices
The Fair Information Practices Principles form the backbone of privacy law in the United States and the concepts they include have played a significant role in the development of data protection laws around the globe. Understanding the Fair Information Practice Principles and how they should be implemented is critical to comply with the various privacy laws that protect personal information.
In order to be in line with Fair Information Practices we will take the following responsive action, should a data breach occur:
We will notify the users via email
- Within 1 business day
We will notify the users via in site notification
- Within 1 business day
We also agree to the individual redress principle, which requires that individuals have a right to pursue legally enforceable rights against data collectors and processors who fail to adhere to the law. This principle requires not only that individuals have enforceable rights against data users, but also that individuals have recourse to courts or a government agency to investigate and/or prosecute non-compliance by data processors.
The CAN-SPAM Act is a law that sets the rules for commercial email, establishes requirements for commercial messages, gives recipients the right to have emails stopped from being sent to them, and spells out tough penalties for violations.
We collect your email address in order to:
- Send information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions.
- Process orders and to send information and updates pertaining to orders
- We may also send you additional information related to your product and/or service.
- Market to our mailing list or continue to send emails to our clients after the original transaction has occurred
To be accordance with CAN-SPAM we agree to the following:
- NOT use false, or misleading subjects or email addresses
- Identify the message as an advertisement in some reasonable way
- Include the physical address of our business or site headquarters
- Monitor third party email marketing services for compliance, if one is used.
- Honor opt-out/unsubscribe requests quickly
- Allow users to unsubscribe by using the link at the bottom of each email
If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, you can
- Follow the instructions at the bottom of each email.