Effective Date: April 13, 2015
PLEASE READ THIS AGREEMENT CAREFULLY BEFORE ACCESSING OR USING THE WEBSITE AND ASSOCIATED SERVICES. BY ACCESSING OR USING THE WEBSITE, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS AGREEMENT.
IT CRUMBLES MAY, FROM TIME TO TIME, AND RESERVES THE RIGHT, IN ITS SOLE AND ABSOLUTE DISCRETION, TO MODIFY, LIMIT, CHANGE, DISCONTINUE, OR REPLACE THE WEBSITE OR THIS AGREEMENT. IN THE EVENT IT CRUMBLES MODIFIES, LIMITS, CHANGES, OR REPLACES THE WEBSITE OR THIS AGREEMENT, YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE AFTER SAID MODIFICATION, LIMITATION, CHANGE, OR REPLACEMENT CONSTITUTES YOUR MANIFESTATION OF ASSENT TO THE MODIFICATION, LIMITATION, CHANGE, OR REPLACEMENT.
1. About the Website
It Crumbles desires to help others by providing information regarding gluten-free lifestyles and experiences, through blogs, consulting services, research, and recipes on the Website. The blogs contain informational content, images, and videos regarding gluten and the gluten-free lifestyle. The consulting services offered through the Website allow individuals to contact It Crumbles for assistance with the transition into a gluten-free lifestyle.
It is not the intention of It Crumbles to provide any professional medical advice, diagnosis, or any other medical opinion or recommendations. Rather, the Website and related content on the Website is for informational and research purposes only. It Crumbles urges you to always seek the advice of a qualified health care professional. For example, seek the advice of your health care provider prior to starting any new diet and ask any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Nothing contained in the Website is intended to be for medical diagnosis or treatment and It Crumbles will not provide any medical advice. The information should not be considered complete or up to date, nor should it be relied on to suggest a course of treatment for a particular individual.
It Crumbles does not recommend or endorse any specific foods, treatments, tests, products, procedures, opinions, or other information on the Website. Your reliance upon any information provided by It Crumbles, others appearing on this Website at invitation by It Crumbles, or other visitors or users of this Website is solely at your own risk. You understand that It Crumbles is not obligated to provide any maintenance, technical or other support for the Website.
2. Warranties and Representations
You warrant and agree that you have the right and legal capacity to enter into this Agreement and to adhere to its terms and conditions. You warrant that you are a human individual that is eighteen (18) years of age or older. If you are under eighteen (18) years of age but at least thirteen (13) years of age, you must present this Agreement to your parent or legal guardian for their review. You warrant that you are not prohibited from assenting to this Agreement by any preexisting Agreement.
You warrant and represent that any and all information that you provide to It Crumbles and the Website is accurate and valid. You agree to comply in good faith with the terms of this Agreement.
You will not use the Website in any way that violates the rights of third parties, and you agree to comply with any and all applicable local, national, state, provincial, and international laws, treaties, and regulations. Given the global nature of the Internet, you agree to comply with all laws and rules where you reside or where you use the Website. The Website is operated in the United States and It Crumbles makes no representation that its Website or services or products are appropriate, lawful, or available for use in other locations.
3. Ownership of Website and License
You acknowledge and agree that It Crumbles is the owner of, or has rights in and to, the Website and its associated content, including but not limited to all intellectual property rights inherent therein. The Website is protected by all applicable laws, intellectual property or otherwise, and you are expressly prohibited from using the Website for any purposes not explicitly stated in this Agreement. Specifically, and except where otherwise allowed under this Agreement, you are prohibited from framing, scraping, aggregating, hacking, reverse engineering, crawling, reproducing, preparing derivative works of, distributing, performing publicly, or displaying publicly the Website, whether in whole or in part, without the prior written consent of It Crumbles.
It Crumbles hereby grants you a limited, non-exclusive, non-sublicensable, royalty free, non-assignable, and revocable license to use the Website for its customary and intended purposes. Violation of the terms of this Agreement or use of the Website for a use outside of its customary and intended purposes, such as, but not limited to downloading (other than page caching) or modifying the Website or any portion of it will result in the termination of this license. Absent prior written permission from It Crumbles, you are not permitted to reproduce, prepare derivative works, distribute copies, perform, display, or use for commercial purposes the Website or its content. This license is revocable at any time, and any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved to It Crumbles.
All trademarks, common law or registered trademarks, displayed on this Website are the property of their respective owners. Specially, all It Crumbles marks are the property of It Crumbles, including, but not limited to IT CRUMBLES and all It Crumbles’ logos. The Website, including its look and feel, color selections, layout, and arrangement, is the trade dress of It Crumbles. You are prohibited from using It Crumbles’ trademarks, service marks, and trade dress, or any colorable imitation thereof, to indicate the source of, sponsorship of, approval of, affiliation with, connection with, or association with your goods or services without the prior written consent of It Crumbles.
The Website, including all text, images, software, and other content contained herein, is the property of It Crumbles and is protected by United States and international copyright laws. The compilation and arrangement of all content on this Website is the exclusive property of It Crumbles and is protected by United States and international copyright laws. If any images, photographs, videos, or recipes owned by It Crumbles are published online or otherwise in a tangible medium, attribution must be given to It Crumbles.
6. Our Website Is Free:
Use of the Website is free for all users.
You have a duty to ensure that the information that you provide is truthful, current, complete, and accurate. You understand and agree that you have an ongoing duty to update and keep current the information provided if and when that information changes.
It Crumbles may change any terms and conditions regarding your use of the Website at any time. Your use of the Website shall constitute acceptance of any changes made to this Agreement.
By providing your contact information, you agree that It Crumbles, and its designees and agents, may contact you by any available means, including, but not limited to, by email.
7. Section 230 of Communications Decency Act
You acknowledge and agree that It Crumbles is an interactive computer service provider under Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act. Though It Crumbles may edit, remove, or control the content displayed through the Website, you agree that It Crumbles will not be considered an information content provider and will not be held liable for the republication of defamatory or tortious content created by third parties, whether through the Website or otherwise.
8. Third Party Links
You understand that the Website may contain links to third party websites, applications, or services that It Crumbles does not own or control. You agree that It Crumbles will not be held responsible or liable for the content of third party websites, applications, or services and that It Crumbles’ inclusion of those websites, applications, or services within its Website does not constitute It Crumbles’ endorsement of, recommendation of, or affiliation with any of those websites, applications, or services.
9. No Endorsement
It Crumbles does not endorse or recommend any commercial food, recipe, product, process, or service. The views and opinions of users, contributors, and others expressed on this Website do not necessarily state or reflect those of It Crumbles and are not intended to be used for advertising or product endorsement purposes.
10. User Conduct
You expressly agree that you will not use the Website to violate any law, statute, ordinance, regulation, or treaty, to violate the rights of third parties, or for a use outside of the customary and intended purposes of the Website.
Specifically, you are expressly prohibited from: using a robot, spider, scraper, or other automated technology to access the Website; imposing a disproportionate load on the Website or its server infrastructure or otherwise attempting to interfere with the operation of the Website; circumventing It Crumbles’ technological and physical security measures; impersonating another; posting or transmitting content that threatens or encourages bodily harm or destruction of property; posting or transmitting content that infringes upon the intellectual property rights of other users of the Website or third parties; posting or transmitting content that is offensive, threatening, defamatory, derogatory, or obscene; posting or transmitting content that constitutes fraud, an unwanted commercial solicitation, a phishing scam, a pyramid scheme, or a chain letter; and posting or transmitting content intended to collect personal or personally identifiable information from users or third parties.
If you encounter content or witness behavior that you believe is inappropriate and violates this Agreement, you may report it to It Crumbles by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
11. Use of Materials
While you retain all rights in any communication or material that you transmit to the Website, whether by email, post, or other means, you grant It Crumbles and our agent and affiliates a non-exclusive, perpetual, and worldwide right to copy, distribute, display, perform, publish, translate, adapt, modify, and otherwise use such material for any purpose regardless of the form or medium.
12. Term and Termination
This Agreement will remain in full force and effect so long as the Website is in operation. It Crumbles may terminate this Agreement without liability at any time, without notice, and for any reason, including but not limited to for your violation of a term or condition of this Agreement.
13. Disclaimer of Warranties
IT CRUMBLES DISCLAIMS ANY RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY HARM OR LIABILITY ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE OR SERVICES OR PRODUCTS PURCHASED THROUGH THE WEBSITE. IT CRUMBLES PROVIDES THE WEBSITE AND THE SERVICES AND PRODUCTS PROVIDED THROUGH THE WEBSITE ON AN AS-IS BASIS AND WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED, OR STATUTORY, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, NON-INFRINGEMENT, OR QUALITY. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW AN EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES. IF YOU ARE LOCATED IN SUCH A JURISDICTION, THIS EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY.
IT CRUMBLES WILL NOT BE HELD LIABLE OR RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY CONTENT POSTED ON THE WEBSITE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY ADVICE OR MARKETING PROVIDED BY ANY THIRD PARTY, ANY THIRD PARTY LINKS POSTED ON THE WEBSITE, OR ANY CONTENT TRANSMITTED THROUGH THE WEBSITE. IT CRUMBLES IS A SERVICE PROVIDER AND DOES NOT ASSUME RESPONSBILITY FOR ANY ERROR, OMISSION, INTERRUPTION, DELETION, DEFECT, DESTRUCTION OF IDENTITY, UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO AN ACCOUNT, OR ALTERATION THEREOF. IT CRUMBLES RESERVES THE RIGHT TO DISCONTINUE THE WEBSITE AT ANY TIME.
IT CRUMBLES WILL NOT BE HELD LIABLE FOR NETWORK, INTERNET, COMPUTER, HARDWARE, OR SOFTWARE PROGRAM MALFUNCTIONS, FAILURE, DELAYS, OR DIFFICULTIES WITH THE WEBSITE AT ANY TIME.
14. Limitation of Liability
IT CRUMBLES WILL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU UNDER ANY LEGAL THEORY FOR ANY DAMAGES, CLAIMS, INJURIES, JUDGMENTS, COSTS, OR LIABILITIES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO YOUR USE OR MISUSE OF THE WEBSITE OR YOUR USE OF PRODUCTS OR SERVICES OFFERED THROUGH THE WEBSITE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, LOSS OF BUSINESS, LOSS OF INCOME, SPECIAL DAMAGES, INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, PUNATIVE DAMAGES, OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES. YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT THE MAXIMUM AMOUNT THAT IT CRUMBLES CAN BE HELD LIABLE TO YOU UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCE IS THE AMOUNT THAT YOU PAID, IF ANY, FOR SERVICES PURCHASED THROUGH THE WEBSITE, AND IN NO CASE WILL THAT AMOUNT EXCEED $100. IF NO AMOUNT IS PAID BY YOU TO IT CRUMBLES, YOU AGREE THAT YOU WILL BE LIMITED TO INJUNCTIVE RELIEF ONLY UNLESS OTHERWISE PERMITTED BY LAW.
THE WEBSITE MAY CONTAIN TECHNICAL INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS OR OMISSIONS. IT CRUMBLES IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY SUCH TYPOGRAPHICAL OR TECHNICAL ERRORS LISTED ON THE WEBSITE. FURTHER, IT CRUMBLES WILL NOT BE LIABLE IN ANY WAY FOR THIRD PARTY GOODS OR SERVICES OFFERED THROUGH THE WEBSITE.
IT CRUMBLES WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY RESULTS OR OUTCOMES FROM PROPERLY FOLLOWING ANY INSTRUCTION, DIRECTIONS, OR RECIPES FOUND ON THE WEBSITE. IT CRUMBLES HAS NOT CONTROL OVER CONDITIONS IN YOUR PARTICULAR KITCHENOR HOUSEHOLD.
SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF DAMAGES. IF YOUR JURISDICTION DOES NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF DAMAGES, YOU SHOULD SEEK LEGAL COUNSEL TO UNDERSTAND YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS UNDER THE LAW.
You agree to hold harmless, indemnify, and defend It Crumbles, its officers, employees, agents, successors, and assigns, from and against any and all claims, demands, losses, damages, rights, and actions of any kind, including, but not limited to, property damage, infringement, personal injury, and death, that either directly or indirectly arise out of or are related to your use of the Website, your use or provision of any services or products purchased through the Website, your reliance upon advice provided through the Website, your violation of any term or condition of this Agreement, your violation of any applicable law, statute, ordinance, regulation, or treaty, whether local, state, national, or international, or your violation of the rights of a third party.
Your obligation to defend It Crumbles under the terms of this Agreement will not provide you with the right to control It Crumbles’ defense, and It Crumbles reserves the right to control its defense and choose its counsel regardless of your contractual requirement to indemnify It Crumbles.
You acknowledge and agree that you are prohibited from assigning your rights and obligations under this Agreement. It Crumbles may assign its rights and obligations under this Agreement at any time, including but not limited to in a sale of the Website.
17. Resolution of Disputes and Governing Law
This Agreement will be interpreted under and governed by the laws of the State of California without giving effect to any conflicts of laws principles. You agree that any claim or dispute that you may have against It Crumbles or the Website will be exclusively resolved through arbitration.
YOU AND IT CRUMBLES AGREE THAT ARBITRATION WILL BE THE EXCLUSIVE FORUM AND REMEDY AT LAW FOR ANY DISPUTES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THIS AGREEMENT OR YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE, INCLUDING ANY DISPUTES CONCERNING THE VALIDITY, INTERPRETATION, VIOLATION, BREACH, OR TERMINATION OF THIS AGREEMENT. ARBITRATION UNDER THIS AGREEMENT WILL BE HELD IN CALIFORNIA AND IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE MOST RECENTLY EFFECTIVE COMMERCIAL ARBITRATION RULES OF THE AMERICAN ARBITRATION ASSOCIATION. THE ARBITRATION PROCEEDING WILL BE DECIDED BY A SINGLE ARBITRATOR AND THE ARBITRATOR WILL DECIDE THE ARBITRATION PROCEEDING BY APPLYING THE LAWS AND LEGAL PRINCIPLES OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA AND THE FEDERAL LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES. THE LOSING PARTY WILL BE REQUIRED TO PAY THE PREVAILING PARTY’S REASONABLE ATTORNEYS’ FEES. YOU AND IT CRUMBLES AGREE THAT THE SITUS OF THIS AGREEMENT IS IN THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA. YOU AND IT CRUMBLES AGREE TO SUBMIT TO THE EXCLUSIVE PERSONAL JURISDICTION OF ANY SUCH ARBITRATOR OR ARBITRATION PROCEEDING.
If any provision of this Agreement is found to be invalid or unenforceable for any reason whatsoever, the remaining provisions will remain valid and unimpaired and will continue in full force and effect.
You understand and agree that no term or provision of this Agreement will be deemed to have been waived and no breach will be deemed to have been consented to unless said waiver or consent is in writing and signed by the party to be charged.
Child Online Privacy Protection Act
The Website is not directed to persons under the age of eighteen (18) and It Crumbles will not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of eighteen (18). If It Crumbles inadvertently collects such personally identifiable information, It Crumbles will delete the personally identifiable information in accordance with its security protocols.
Limitation On Actions
IT CRUMBLES AND YOU BOTH AGREE THAT ANY CAUSE OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THE WEBSITE OR ANY SERVICES OFFERED THROUGH THE WEBSITE MUST COMMENCE WITHIN ONE YEAR AFTER THE CAUSE OF ACTION ACCRUES. FAILURE TO ASSERT SAID CAUSE OF ACTION WITHIN ONE YEAR WILL PERMANENTLY BAR ANY AND ALL RELIEF.
Reservation of Rights
All rights not expressly granted herein are reserved to It Crumbles.
Any notice required by this Agreement must be in writing and must be sent by email to email@example.com
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