GroupReviews.com Terms and Conditions of Use
GroupReviews.com (“GroupReviews”) PROVIDES THIS WEB SITE (THE “SITE”) TO YOU SUBJECT TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE (THESE “SITE TERMS”). PLEASE READ THESE SITE TERMS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS WEB SITE. BY ACCESSING OR USING THIS WEB SITE, YOU EXPLICITLY AGREE TO COMPLY WITH AND BE BOUND BY THESE SITE TERMS AND ALL TERMS, POLICIES AND GUIDELINES INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE HEREIN. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO ALL PROVISIONS OF THESE SITE TERMS, DO NOT USE THIS WEB SITE.
GroupReviews reserves the right to change or modify any of the terms and conditions contained in these Site Terms, or any policy or guideline of the Site, at any time and in its sole discretion without posting notification other than within this set of Site Terms. Unless otherwise specified, any changes or modifications will be effective immediately upon posting of the revisions on the Site, and your continued use of the Site will constitute your acceptance of such changes or modifications. You should review the Site Terms and its incorporated policies and documents occassionally to understand the terms and conditions that apply to your use of the Site. If you do not agree to any amended terms, you must leave the Site immediately and discontinue use of the Site.
GroupReviews, the GroupReviews.com logo and all other product or service names or slogans displayed on the Site are registered and/or common law trademarks of GroupReviews and/or its licensors, and may not be copied, imitated or used, in whole or in part, without the prior written permission of GroupReviews or the applicable trademark holder. All other trademarks, registered trademarks, product names and company names or logos mentioned in the Site are the property of their respective owners. Reference to various products and services in no way serves as an endorsement by said product or service owner.
GroupReviews grants you a limited license to access and use the Site and to view, copy and print portions of the Site Content. Such license is subject to these Site Terms, and specifically conditioned upon the following: (i) you may only view, copy and print portions of the Site Content for your own informational, personal and non-commercial use; (ii) you may not modify or otherwise make derivative uses of the Site or the Site Content, or any portion thereof; (iii) you may not use any data mining, robots or similar data gathering or extraction methods unless expressly permitted in the robots.txt file determining access to Site Content; (iv) you may not use the Site or the Site Content other than for its intended purpose; and (v) you may not reproduce, prepare derivative works from, distribute or display the Site or any Site Content (except for page caching), except as provided herein. Except as expressly permitted above, any use of any portion of the Site or Site Content without the prior written permission of GroupReviews is strictly prohibited and will terminate the license granted herein.
Any such unauthorized use may also violate applicable laws, including without limitation copyright and trademark laws and applicable communications regulations and statutes. Unless explicitly stated herein, nothing in these Site Terms may be construed as conferring any license to intellectual property rights.
You represent and warrant that your use of the Site and the Site Content will be consistent with this license and will not infringe or violate the rights of any other party or breach any contract or legal duty to any other parties, or violate any applicable law. You expressly agree to indemnify GroupReviews against any liability to any person arising out of your use of Site Content not in accordance with these Site Terms.
The Site may contain links to third-party Web sites (“Third-Party Sites”) and third-party content (“Third-Party Content”) as a service to those interested in this information. You use links to Third-Party Sites, and any Third-Party Content therein, at your own risk. GroupReviews does not monitor or have any control over, and makes no claim or representation regarding, Third-Party Content or Third-Party Sites. GroupReviews provides these links only as a convenience, and a link to a Third-Party Site or Third-Party Content does not imply GroupReviews’s endorsement, adoption or sponsorship of, or affiliation with, such Third-Party Site or Third-Party Content. GroupReviews accepts no responsibility for reviewing changes or updates to, or the quality, content, policies, nature or reliability of, Third-Party Content, Third-Party Sites, or Web sites linking to the Site. When you leave the Site, our terms and policies no longer govern. You should review applicable terms and policies, including privacy and data gathering practices, of any Third-Party Site, and should make whatever investigation you feel necessary or appropriate before proceeding with any transaction with any third party.
Use of Comments, User Reviews
When posting any kind of user generated Content to or through the site you are agreeing to abide by the guidelines set under our terms & conditions listed herein.
User Generated Content Rights
By posting or distributing Content to or through the Site, unless we indicate otherwise, you (a) grant GroupReviews and its affiliates a nonexclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, transferable, irrevocable and fully sublicensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, translate, distribute, publish, create derivative works from and publicly display and perform such Content throughout the world in any media, now known or hereafter devised; (b) grant GroupReviews and its affiliates and sublicensees the right to use the name that you submit in connection with such Content, if they choose; and (c) represent and warrant that (i) you own and control all of the rights to the Content that you post or otherwise distribute, or you otherwise have the lawful right to post and distribute such Content to or through the Site; (ii) such Content is accurate and not misleading; and (iii) use and posting or other transmission of such Content does not violate these Site Terms and will not violate any rights of or cause injury to any person or entity. You further grant GroupReviews the right to pursue at law any person or entity that violates your or GroupReviews’s rights in the Content by a breach of these Site Terms.
Content submitted by users will be considered non-confidential and GroupReviews is under no obligation to treat such Content as proprietary information. Without limiting the foregoing, GroupReviews reserves the right to use the Content as it deems appropriate, including, without limitation, deleting, editing, modifying, rejecting, or refusing to post it. GroupReviews is under no obligation to offer you any payment for Content that you submit or the opportunity to edit, delete or otherwise modify Content once the it has been submitted to GroupReviews. GroupReviews shall have no duty to attribute authorship of Content to you, and shall not be obligated to enforce any form of attribution by third parties.
Any Content that you post to the Site is your OWN responsibility to guarantee that you do not post libelous or false claims, as any legal action resulting from such claims will be your own responsibility, do not post claims that you cannot personally prove and backup in a court of law.
Advertisements and Promotions
GroupReviews may run advertisements and promotions from third parties on the Site. Your business dealings or correspondence with, or participation in promotions of, advertisers other than GroupReviews, and any terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such third party. GroupReviews is not responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings or as the result of the presence of third-party advertisers on the Site whether they be in the form of “banner advertisements”, “affiliate links”, or any other form of advertisement that GroupReviews sees fit to include on the Site.
If you believe that material posted on the Site infringes upon any copyright that you own or control, you may file a notification of such infringement by contacting us at our Contact Page.
EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY PROVIDED TO THE CONTRARY IN A WRITING BY GROUPREVIEWS, THE SITE, THE MATERIALS CONTAINED THEREIN AND THE SERVICES PROVIDED ON OR IN CONNECTION THEREWITH (THE “SERVICES”) ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. GROUPREVIEWS EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL OTHER WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NONINFRINGEMENT AS TO THE SERVICES, INFORMATION, CONTENT AND MATERIALS ON THE SITE. GROUPREVIEWS DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT MATERIALS IN THE SITE OR THE SERVICES ARE ACCURATE, COMPLETE, RELIABLE, CURRENT OR ERROR-FREE, AND EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION AS TO THE ACCURACY OR PROPRIETARY CHARACTER OF THE SITE, THE SITE CONTENT OR ANY PORTION THEREOF.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
YOU WAIVE AND COVENANT NOT TO ASSERT ANY CLAIMS OR ALLEGATIONS OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER AGAINST GROUPREVIEWS, ITS AFFILIATES, OR THEIR RESPECTIVE DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES OR AGENTS ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY RELATING TO YOUR USE OF THE SITE, THE SERVICES, THE CONTENT OR THE MATERIALS CONTAINED IN OR ACCESSIBLE THROUGH THE SITE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY CLAIMS OR ALLEGATIONS RELATING TO THE ALLEGED INFRINGEMENT OF PROPRIETARY RIGHTS, ALLEGED INACCURACY OF SITE CONTENT, OR ALLEGATIONS THAT GROUPREVIEWS HAS OR SHOULD INDEMNIFY, DEFEND OR HOLD HARMLESS YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FROM ANY CLAIM OR ALLEGATION ARISING FROM YOUR USE OR OTHER EXPLOITATION OF THE SITE. YOU USE THE SITE AT YOUR OWN RISK.
WITHOUT LIMITATION OF THE FOREGOING, NEITHER GROUPREVIEWS NOR ANY PARTIES PROVIDING SITE CONTENT SHALL BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, SPECIAL, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF PROFITS OR LOSS OF DATA.
IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AGGREGATE LIABILITY OF GROUPREVIEWS, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, WARRANTY, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE, WHETHER ACTIVE, PASSIVE OR IMPUTED), PRODUCT LIABILITY, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHER THEORY, ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THE USE OF THE SITE EXCEED ANY COMPENSATION YOU PAY, IF ANY, TO GROUPREVIEWS FOR ACCESS TO OR USE OF THE SITE.
Applicable Law and Venue
You agree that all claims you may have against GroupReviews.com arising from or relating to the Site will be heard and resolved in a court of competent subject matter jurisdiction located in Albany, New York. You consent to the personal jurisdiction of such courts over you, stipulate to the fairness and convenience of proceeding in such courts, and covenant not to assert any objection to proceeding in such courts. If you choose to access the Site from locations other than Albany, New York, you will be responsible for compliance with all local laws of such other jurisdiction.
Modification of License
Notwithstanding any provision of these Site Terms, GroupReviews reserves the right, without notice and in its sole discretion, without any notice or liability to you, to (a) terminate your license to use the Site, or any portion thereof; (b) block or prevent your future access to and use of all or any portion of the Site, Site Content or Services; (c) change, suspend or discontinue any aspect of the Site, Site Content or Services; and (d) impose limits on the Site, Site Content or Services.
If any provision of these Site Terms shall be deemed unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these Site Terms and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.
Additional – Amazon Associates Identification
GroupReviews.com is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com.
Additional – Affiliate Links
GroupReviews.com is a participant in the various affiliate programs and posts may contain affiliate links wherein GroupReviews.com receives a commission or retainer on the sales of various products and/or services.
If you have any questions regarding the Terms of Service, please feel free submit them via the form on our Contact Page.
What information do we collect?
We collect information from you when you register on our site, subscribe to our newsletter or fill out a form.
When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your: name or e-mail address. You may, however, visit our site anonymously.
What do we use your information for?
Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:
To personalize your experience (your information helps us to better respond to your individual needs)
To improve our website (we continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you)
To improve customer service
(your information helps us to more effectively respond to your customer service requests and support needs)
To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature
To send periodic emails
The email address you provide may be used to send you information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions.
Note: If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email.
Yes (Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computers hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the sites or service providers systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information
Do we disclose any information to outside parties?
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
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.
Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act), we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.
Terms and Conditions
Please also visit our Terms and Conditions section establishing the use, disclaimers, and limitations of liability governing the use of our website at http://www.groupreviews.com/privacy-policy-terms-of-service/
This policy was last modified on 11/05/10
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