Compliance with Terms; Product and Service Purchases
You agree to use the Website only in accordance with the Terms, whether you are a “Visitor” (which means that you simply browse the Website) or you are a “Customer” (which means you have entered into an agreement to purchase our products and services). The term “User” means a “Visitor” or a “Customer.” Please read and save all of the Terms. If you do not agree with the Terms, do not use this Website or any of its features.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, if you elect to purchase or otherwise obtain access to any of Zapproved’s products and services, you acknowledge and agree that your access to and use of all such products and services shall be subject to and governed solely by the terms of Zapproved’s then-current Terms of Service, a copy of which is available here: [www.zapproved.com/login/terms-of-service].
We may amend or terminate any Terms at any time and such amendment or termination will be effective at the time we post the revised Terms on the Website. Each time you use the Website you should visit and review the then current Terms that apply to your transactions and use of this Website. Your continued use of the Website after we have posted revised Terms signifies your acceptance of such revised Terms. If you are dissatisfied with the Website, its content or any Terms (including as modified), you agree that your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using the Website. The Terms are the entire agreement between you and Zapproved with respect to your use of the Website.
Use of the Website and its features is void where prohibited. By using the Website and its features, you represent and warrant that (a) you are over the age of 18 and may otherwise enter into and form binding contracts under applicable law; (b) all information you may submit to us is truthful and accurate; (c) you will maintain the accuracy of such information; and (d) your use of the Website and its features does not violate any applicable law or regulation.
The Terms, as we may revise them from time to time, shall remain in full force and effect while you use the Website features.
Your Use of the Website
Users have a non-transferable, non-exclusive license to access this Website, to view information contained at this Website and to interact with the Website solely for their own personal use. You agree not to use the Website for any unlawful purpose. You agree not to rent, retransmit, disclose, publish, sell, assign, lease, sublicense, market, or transfer the Website or any portion thereof or use it in any manner not expressly authorized by the Terms. You agree not to copy, reverse engineer, translate, port, modify or make derivative works of any portion of the Website.
Tampering with the Website, misrepresenting the identity or age of a User, using buying agents or conducting fraudulent activities on the Website are prohibited.
We may, but are not obligated to, allow you to upload text, files, images, photos, video, sounds, musical works, works of authorship, applications, or any other materials (collectively, “Content”) for display on the Website. If we allow this feature, please choose carefully the information you post on the Website, provide to other Users and/or otherwise make available to us and through the Website. Your Content may not include any form of prohibited content, as outlined below.
Despite this prohibition, information, materials, products or services provided by other Users (for instance, in their profile or displayed on the Website in areas in which users can post content) may, in whole or in part, be unauthorized, impermissible or otherwise violate the Terms, and we assume no responsibility or liability for this material. If you become aware of misuse of the Website or its features by any person, please click on the “Contact Us” link on the Website pages and follow the directions as to how to contact us.
We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to reject, refuse to post or remove any posting by you, or to deny, restrict, suspend, or terminate your access to all or any part of the Website at any time, for any or no reason, with or without prior notice or explanation, and without liability. We expressly reserve the right to remove your profile and/or deny, restrict, suspend, or terminate your access to all or any part of the Website if we determine, in our sole discretion, that you have violated the Terms, pose a threat to us, our suppliers and/or our Users or for any other purpose we determine in our sole discretion.
Zapproved does not claim any ownership rights in the Content that you post on the Website (if applicable). After posting your Content to the Website, you continue to retain any such rights that you may have in your Content, subject to the limited license herein. The Website may contain Content of other Users and other licensors. Except as provided within the Terms, you may not copy, modify, translate, publish, broadcast, transmit, distribute, perform, display, or sell any Content appearing on or through the Website that is not your own Content.
By displaying, publishing Content on the Website, or otherwise submitting Content to us, you hereby grant to Zapproved an irrevocable, perpetual, worldwide, royalty-free, non-exclusive license to use, modify, create derivative works of, publicly perform, publicly display, reproduce and distribute (and to sublicense the foregoing rights through multiple tiers of licensees) such Content on or through the Website. From time to time, we may remove Content from the Website, permanently or temporarily.
You represent and warrant that: (i) you own the Content posted by you on or through the Website or otherwise have the right to grant the licenses set forth above, and (ii) the posting of your Content on or through the Website does not violate the privacy rights, publicity rights, contract rights, intellectual property or any other rights of any person or entity. You agree to be fully responsible for and to pay any and all royalties, fees, and any other monies owing any person or entity by reason of any Content posted by you.
The Website also contains Content provided by Zapproved, including, without limitation, text, images and logos (“Zapproved Content”). Zapproved Content is protected by copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret and other laws, and Zapproved owns and retains all rights in the Zapproved Content and the features and functionality of the Website. Zapproved hereby grants you a limited, revocable, nonsublicensable license to reproduce and display the Zapproved Content solely for your personal use in connection with viewing and interacting with the Website.
You agree to not use the Website to:
- a. upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any Content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortuous, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, invasive of another’s privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable;
- b. harm minors in any way;
- c. forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any Content transmitted through the Website;
- d. upload, post, transmit or otherwise make available any Content that you do not have a right to make available under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships;
- e. upload, post, transmit or otherwise make available any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials or any other form of solicitation;
- f. upload, post, transmit or otherwise make available any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment;
- g. interfere with or disrupt the Website or servers or networks connected to the Website, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the Website; or
- h. intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable local, state, national or international law; and/or collect or store personal data about other users in connection with the prohibited conduct and activities set forth in paragraphs a through g above.
You are solely responsible for your use of the Website, the Content that you post on or through the Website, and any material or information that you transmit to other Customers and for your interactions with other Users.
Protection of Intellectual Property Rights
Zapproved respects the intellectual property of others, and requires that our Users do the same. You may not upload, embed, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any material that infringes any copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret or other proprietary rights of any person or entity.
If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, or your intellectual property rights have been otherwise violated, please provide Zapproved’s Copyright Agent the following information:
- 1. an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright or other intellectual property interest;
- 2. a description of the copyrighted work or other intellectual property that you claim has been infringed;
- 3. a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Website;
- 4. your address, telephone number, and email address;
- 5. 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
- 6. a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright or intellectual property owner or authorized to act on the copyright or intellectual property owner’s behalf.
Zapproved’s Copyright Agent for Notice of claims of copyright or other intellectual property infringement can be reached as follows:
Attn: Legal support, DMCA Notices
1414 NW Northrup St., Ste. 700
Portland, OR 97209
Zapproved is not responsible for and makes no warranties, express or implied, as to any content on the Website, including, without limitation with respect to the accuracy and reliability of the Zapproved Content, User Content or other Content posted on or through the Website, whether caused by us, by Users, by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized by the Website, or otherwise. The User Content does not necessarily reflect the opinions or policies of Zapproved. The Website may contain links to other websites. Zapproved is not responsible for the content, accuracy or opinions expressed on such websites, and such websites are not necessarily investigated, monitored or checked for accuracy or completeness by Zapproved. Inclusion of any linked website on the Website does not imply responsibility for the linked website by Zapproved. When you access these third party sites, you do so at your own risk. Zapproved takes no responsibility for third party advertisements or third party applications that are posted on or through the Website, nor does it take any responsibility for the goods or services provided by its advertisers. Zapproved is not responsible for the conduct, whether online or offline, of any User of the Website including, without limitation, any Content posted by any User. Zapproved assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, any User or Customer communication. Zapproved is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any email or players due to technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or on any portion of the Website or combination thereof, including any injury or damage to Users or to any person’s computer related to or resulting from participation or downloading materials in connection with the Website. Under no circumstances shall Zapproved be responsible for any loss or damage, including personal injury or death, resulting from use of the Website, from any User Content posted on or through the Website or from the conduct of any Users, whether online or offline. Additionally, Zapproved shall have no liability for any viruses or anything beyond our control. We are not responsible for any damage to your computer, software, modem, telephone or other property resulting from your use of the Website. We will not be liable to you if you are unable to access information through the Website.
Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of certain warranties and/or liabilities, so certain of the above limitations or exclusions may not apply to you.
The Website is provided “AS-IS” and as available and Zapproved expressly disclaims any warranty of fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement. Zapproved cannot guarantee and does not promise any specific results from use of the Website.
Limitations of Our Liability
IN NO EVENT SHALL WE BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGE, CLAIM OR LOSS INCURRED BY YOU, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION COMPENSATORY, INCIDENTAL, DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, IRRESPECTIVE OF WHETHER WE HAVE BEEN INFORMED OF, KNEW OF, OR SHOULD HAVE KNOWN OF THE LIKELIHOOD OF SUCH DAMAGES. THIS LIMITATION APPLIES TO ALL CAUSES OF ACTION IN THE AGGREGATE INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION BREACH OF CONTRACT, BREACH OF WARRANTY, DEFAMATION, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY, MISREPRESENTATION, AND OTHER TORTS, AS WELL AS THIRD-PARTY CLAIMS. IF THE WARRANTY EXCLUSIONS OR LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY SET FORTH IN THIS USE AGREEMENT ARE FOR ANY REASON HELD UNENFORCEABLE OR INAPPLICABLE, YOU AGREE THAT OUR AGGREGATE LIABILITY SHALL NOT EXCEED ONE HUNDRED U.S. DOLLARS ($100).
You agree to indemnify and hold Zapproved, its subsidiaries, and affiliates, and their respective officers, agents, partners and employees, harmless from any loss, liability, cost, expense, claim, or demand, including without limitation, reasonable attorneys’ fees, due or relating to or arising out of your use of the Website in violation of the Terms and/or arising from a breach of the Terms and/or any breach of your representations and warranties set forth in the Terms and/or arising out of or relating to any Content that you post or third party transaction that you enter or attempt to enter in connection with the Website.
The Terms will be construed, and their performance enforced, under the laws of Oregon without reference to choice of law principles. Any dispute relating to the Terms or the Website may be litigated only in a court having jurisdiction and venue in Multnomah County for state court causes of action and in the District of Oregon for federal court causes of action. The United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods does not apply to the Terms. We may assign the Terms, in whole or in part, to a related entity or to a third party.
EACH OF THE PARTIES HEREBY KNOWINGLY, VOLUNTARILY AND INTENTIONALLY WAIVES ANY RIGHT IT MAY HAVE TO A TRIAL BY JURY IN RESPECT OF ANY LITIGATION (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY CLAIMS, COUNTERCLAIMS, CROSS-CLAIMS, OR THIRD PARTY CLAIMS) ARISING OUT OF, UNDER OR IN CONNECTION WITH THIS AGREEMENT. FURTHER, EACH PARTY HERETO CERTIFIES THAT NO REPRESENTATIVE OR AGENT OF EITHER PARTY HAS REPRESENTED, EXPRESSLY OR OTHERWISE, THAT SUCH PARTY WOULD NOT IN THE EVENT OF SUCH LITIGATION, SEEK TO ENFORCE THIS WAIVER OF RIGHT TO JURY TRIAL PROVISION. EACH OF THE PARTIES ACKNOWLEDGES THAT THIS SECTION IS A MATERIAL INDUCEMENT FOR THE OTHER PARTY ENTERING INTO THE TERMS.
These Terms constitute the entire agreement between you and Zapproved regarding the use of Website and its services and features. The failure of Zapproved to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Terms shall not operate as a waiver of such right or provision. The section titles in the Terms are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect. The Terms operate to the fullest extent permissible by law. If any provision of the Terms is unlawful, void or unenforceable, that provision is deemed severable from the Terms and does not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.