DESIGNHERGALS.COM TERMS OF SERVICE
The following is a legal agreement between Design-her-Gals, a Maryland corporation with offices at 10650 Main St. Suite 303, Fairfax VA 22030 ("AG," "we," "us," or "our") and "you," the user of this Site.
By accessing, browsing and/or using this Web site ("Site"), you acknowledge that you have read, understand, and agree to be bound to these terms of service ("Terms") and to comply with all applicable laws and regulations. THIS AGREEMENT CONTAINS WARRANTY DISCLAIMERS AND OTHER PROVISIONS THAT LIMIT OUR LIABILITY TO YOU. PLEASE READ THIS AGREEMENT IN ITS ENTIRETY. If you do not agree to these Terms, please do not use this Site.
Your Use of the Site
DHG hereby grants you a limited license to copy and use the materials, features, and services provided by DHG on this Site (collectively the "Materials") solely for your personal, non-commercial use, subject to these Terms. The design and layout of the Site are specifically excluded from the Materials. No other use of the Site or Materials is authorized. You agree that any copy of the Materials (or any portion of the Materials) that you make shall retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained herein or therein. Framing of the Site or Site Materials or posting of Materials on other Web Sites is strictly prohibited.
The products, technology, and/or processes described and/or used on this Site may be the subject of intellectual property rights reserved by DHG or other third parties. Except for the limited license granted above, nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring to you in any manner, whether by implication, estoppel or otherwise, any license, title, or ownership of or to any intellectual property right of DHG or any third party.
Copyright Information All of the Material available on the Site is copyright © 2000-2015, Design-her-Gals, or used under license.
The Design-her-Gals logo are service marks or registered service marks of Design-her-Gals, in the United States and other countries. All rights reserved. Use of the Design-her-Gals trademarks as meta-tags for search engines is strictly prohibited.
This web site or portions thereof are patent pending with the United States Patent Office.
Acceptable Use Policy
DHG has adopted the following Acceptable Use Policy in order to assure that its electronic greetings are used in a lawful and appropriate manner. While DHG does not ordinarily monitor the content of users' greetings, it reserves the right to investigate reports of misuse of its service and to protect its property and assets. The following conduct is prohibited on the service:
* sending harassing, abusive, or threatening messages;
* sending obscene or pornographic messages or images;
* sending defamatory or libelous messages;
* sending viruses or other harmful, disruptive, or destructive
* attempting to steal passwords or credit card information;
* sending messages in furtherance of unlawful, criminal, or fraudulent activity; or
* attempting to conceal or misrepresent the identity of the sender.
Violations of the DHG's Acceptable Use Policy will not be tolerated and may result in the sender being blocked from sending additional greetings on the service. If the sender is a member of DHG's subscription service, DHG may disable the sender's account without compensation or refund. DHG RESERVES THE RIGHT IN ITS SOLE DISCRETION TO DISCLOSE TO THIRD PARTIES, INCLUDING GREETINGS RECIPIENTS, THEIR COUNSEL, AND/OR LAW ENFORCEMENT AUTHORITIES, RELEVANT INFORMATION ABOUT A COMMUNICATION, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE SENDER NAME, ACCOUNT INFORMATION, MEMBER AND COOKIE NUMBERS, TRANSMISSION DATA, PAST AND SUBSEQUENT SERVICE USE, AND ANY OTHER INFORMATION DEEMED NECESSARY BY DHG TO ADDRESS PAST VIOLATIONS OF THE ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY AND TO PREVENT FUTURE VIOLATIONS. THESE DISCLOSURES MAY BE MADE WITH OR WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE TO YOU. BY USING THE SERVICE, YOU IRREVOCABLY CONSENT TO SUCH DISCLOSURES.
You may not use this Site to send online greeting cards to mailing lists to which you do not have full rights or to send unsolicited bulk or commercial messages. In addition, the use of automated scripting-type programs that automate the process of sending or viewing any of the Materials is strictly prohibited. DHG reserves the right to limit, in its sole discretion and without prior notice to you, the number of cards or messages that you may send using the Site and/or the number of recipients to which you send such cards or messages.
You are solely responsible for your actions and communications undertaken or transmitted using this Site. Neither we nor our affiliates exercise editorial control over your transmissions; however, we do reserve the right to review your uploads and transmissions in order to ensure compliance with these Terms.
Links and Advertisements
DHG may feature on its Site, in its newsletters, or in its e-mail communications to you links to third-party web sites. These may appear in the form of text links, advertisements, banners, buttons, integrated gift services, digital cash, digital gift certificates, or otherwise. THE GOODS AND SERVICES AVAILABLE THROUGH THESE LINKS ARE OFFERED BY INDEPENDENT COMPANIES, WHICH ARE NOT AFFILIATED IN ANY WAY WITH DHG. DHG MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS AS TO THE QUALITY, FITNESS, WORKMANSHIP, VALUE, APPROPRIATENESS, OR RELIABILITY OF THE MERCHANDISE AVAILABLE OR THE SOLVENCY OR FINANCIAL VIABILITY OF ANY ADVERTISER. DHG WILL NOT REIMBURSE OR INDEMNIFY YOU FOR ANY LOSSES YOU MAY INCUR AS A RESULT OF TRANSACTIONS WITH ANY DHG ADVERTISER. USERS ARE ADVISED TO USE DISCRETION IN SELECTING COMPANIES TO DO BUSINESS WITH ONLINE.
There may be circumstances where access to this Site is provided by a link located at another Web site. Neither DHG nor its affiliates makes any representations or give any warranties with respect to any information contained in or at these other sites and neither DHG nor its affiliates shall be liable for any damages or injury arising from the content of these other sites. Neither DHG nor its affiliates endorses the individuals, companies, or other similar entities, or any products or materials associated with such individuals, companies, or other similar entities, that provide a link to this Site.
Warranty Restriction; Limitation Of Liability.
THE MATERIALS, INFORMATION, AND SERVICES PROVIDED ON THIS SITE ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. THERE IS NO WARRANTY AGAINST INTERFERENCE WITH YOUR ENJOYMENT OF ANY MATERIALS, INFORMATION, OR SERVICES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY DATA, TEXT, IMAGES, SOUNDS, OR COMPUTER PROGRAMS (INCLUDING COLLECTIONS AND COMPILATIONS OF THEM)) OR AGAINST INFRINGEMENT. DHG.COM IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY FAILURE OF ELECTRONIC GREETINGS SENT THROUGH THE SERVICE TO REACH THEIR INTENDED RECIPIENTS OR TO REACH SUCH RECIPIENTS ON THE DATE SPECIFIED BY THE SENDER. THE MATERIALS AVAILABLE ON THE SITE ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE.
NEITHER DHG NOR ANY OF ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES OR AFFILIATES SHALL BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY AND/OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, LOST PROFITS OR ATTORNEYS' FEES) IN ANY WAY DUE TO, RESULTING FROM OR ARISING IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR ACCESS TO, INABILITY TO ACCESS, OR USE OF THE SITE, OR FROM YOUR RELIANCE ON ANY INFORMATION PROVIDED AT THE SITE, EVEN IF DHG.COM HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THIS LIMITATION APPLIES TO ALL CAUSES OF ACTION IN THE AGGREGATE INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, BREACH OF CONTRACT, BREACH OF WARRANTY, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY, MISREPRESENTATION, AND ANY OTHER TORT. IN THE EVENT THE FOREGOING LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SET FORTH HEREIN SHALL BE FOR ANY REASON HELD UNENFORCEABLE OR INAPPLICABLE, YOU AGREE THAT DHG.COM AND ITS AFFILIATES' AGGREGATE LIABILITY SHALL NOT EXCEED ANY SUMS PAID PURSUANT THIS AGREEMENT.
NEITHER DHG NOR ITS AFFILIATES TAKES ANY RESPONSIBILITY OR ASSUMES ANY LIABILITY FOR ANY CONTENT TRANSMITTED BY YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY, OR FOR ANY MISTAKES, DEFAMATION, SLANDER, LIBEL, OMISSIONS, FALSEHOODS, OBSCENITY, PORNOGRAPHY, INDECENCY, LEWDNESS, HARASSMENT, THREATS, ABUSE, OR PROFANITY YOU MAY ENCOUNTER IN USING THE SITE. YOU AGREE TO HOLD HARMLESS DHG AND ITS AFFILIATES AND PARTIES WITH WHOM DHG HAS CONTRACTED FOR PURPOSES OF HOSTING OR MAINTAINING THIS SITE FROM ALL CLAIMS BASED UPON COMMUNICATIONS OR MATERIALS MADE AVAILABLE BY YOU ON THE SITE.
Neither DHG nor its affiliates make any representation that Materials on this Site are appropriate or available for use in locations outside the United States, and accessing them from territories where their contents are illegal is prohibited. Those who choose to access this Site from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.
You hereby indemnify, defend and hold harmless DHG and its affiliates, and all officers, directors, owners, agents, content providers, licensors and licensees (collectively, the "Indemnified Parties") from and against any and all liability and costs, including, without limitation, reasonable attorneys' fees, incurred by the Indemnified Parties in connection with any claim arising out of any breach by you or any user of your account of this agreement. You shall cooperate as fully as reasonably required in defense of any such claim. DHG reserves the right, at its own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter subject to indemnification by you.
Enforcement by DesignHerGals.com
In the event DHG determines, in its sole discretion, that you have violated these Terms, DHG shall have the right to immediately terminate your account (with or without refund), refuse membership, or block the sending or receipt of greetings from our Site, and/or pursue any other remedies available to it under applicable law.
This agreement, and the respective rights and obligations of the parties hereto, shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Oregon. Any dispute arising between you and Design-her-Gals. will be submitted to binding arbitration in Portland, Oregon in accordance with the American Arbitration Association's standard rules then in effect for arbitration of commercial disputes.
Updates to Terms
DHG shall have the right to revise these Terms at any time by updating this posting. By using this Site, you agree to be bound by any such revisions and should therefore periodically visit this Site to determine the then-current Terms to which you are bound.
Digital Millennium Copyright Act Notices
Pursuant to Title 17, United States Code, Section 512(c)(2), notifications of claimed copyright infringement should be sent to DHG's Designated AGent.
THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION IS PROVIDED EXCLUSIVELY FOR NOTIFYING THE SERVICE PROVIDERS REFERENCED BELOW THAT YOUR COPYRIGHTED MATERIAL MAY HAVE BEEN INFRINGED. ALL OTHER INQUIRIES (e.g., REQUESTS FOR TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE OR CUSTOMER SERVICE, REPORTS OF EMAIL ABUSE, AND PIRACY REPORTS), WILL NOT RECEIVE A RESPONSE THROUGH THIS PROCESS.
Written notification must be submitted to the following Designated agent:
Name of agent Designated to Receive Notification Of Claimed Infringement: Ryan Gesinski
Full Address of Designated agent to which Notification Should be Sent: 10650 Main St. Suite 303, Fairfax VA 22030
To be effective, pursuant to Title 17, United States Code, Section 512(c)(3)(A), the Notification must include the following:
* An electronic or physical signature of the owner or of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest;.
* A description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed, and a description of the infringing activity including of where the material which you claim is infringing is located on the DHG Site sufficient to allow us to locate the material;
* Identification of the location where the original or an authorized copy of the copyrighted work exists, for example the URL of the website where it is posted or the name of the book in which it has been published, your address, telephone number, and e-mail address;
* 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; and
* 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.