So here is a lot of legal jargon but we want to make sure everything is covered. In a nutshell, all material is copyrighted and must be used with permission. We respect your privacy and will not sell or provide any contact information to a third party…ever.
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TRADEMARKS, COPYRIGHTS & RESTRICTIONS
All materials on this site © 2015 The Green Samaritan™ or used with permission. All rights reserved.
The Green Samaritan and all of the logos associated with any of the foregoing are trademarks and/or service marks of the Company. You may not use any trademark or service mark appearing on the Site without the prior written consent of the owner of the mark.
The contents of the Site are intended for your personal use. All materials on this site, including, but not limited to, images, text, illustrations, audio clips, video clips (the “Materials”) are protected by copyrights which are owned or licensed by the Company, or otherwise used with permission by the Company. You shall abide by all additional copyright notices, information or restrictions contained in any Materials accessed through the Site.
The Site is protected by copyright as a collective work and/or compilation, pursuant to U.S. copyright laws, international conventions and other copyright laws. You may not reproduce, perform, create derivative works from, republish, upload, post, transmit, or distribute in any way whatsoever any Materials from www.Ecoavenuegifts.com or any other website owned or operated by the Company without the prior written permission of the Company. However, you may download or make one copy of the Materials, and other downloadable items displayed on the site, for personal noncommercial home use only, provided all copyright and other notices contained in the Materials are left intact. Any modification of the Materials, or any portion thereof, or use of the Materials for any other purpose constitutes an infringement of the Company’s copyrights and other proprietary rights. Use of these Materials on any other website or other networked computer environment is prohibited without prior written permission from the Company.
If you are an owner of intellectual property who believes your intellectual property has been improperly posted or distributed via the Site, please notify us by sending email to us at firstname.lastname@example.org or by sending a notice by U.S. Mail to: 310 Willoughby Blvd, Greensboro, North Carolina, 27408.
The Company attempts to be as accurate as possible. However, the Company does not warrant that product descriptions or other content of this site is accurate, complete, reliable, current, or error-free. If a product offered by the Company itself is not as described, your sole remedy is to return it in unused condition.
OWNERSHIP OF SUBMISSIONS
By transmitting bulletin board postings, forum posting, shared stories, e-mails, messages, suggestions, or ideas, (each, a “Submission”), whether unsolicited or solicited, to the Company you are granting the Company a royalty-free, nonexclusive, perpetual, unrestricted, worldwide license to publish, transmit, perform, display and otherwise use the Submission for any purpose, including, but not limited to, advertising and promotional purposes. No credit or compensation is due to you for such use. The Company also has the right, but not the obligation, to use your name, city and state in connection with broadcast, print, online or other use or publication of your submission. All submissions become the property of the Company and may be edited for use.
FORUMS, SHARED STORIES AND OTHER PUBLIC POSTINGS
The Company wants to encourage an open exchange of information and ideas, but we cannot and do not review every posting made in any online forum, shared story, or in any other public posting areas on the Site (each, a “Forum”). You can expect these Forums to include information and opinions from a variety of individuals and organizations other than the Company. We do not endorse or guarantee the accuracy of any posting, regardless of whether the posting comes from a user, from a celebrity or “expert” guest, or from a member of our staff. There is no substitute for healthy skepticism and your own good judgment.
You shall not, without the Company’s express approval, distribute or otherwise publish any material containing any solicitation of funds, promotion, advertising or solicitation for goods or services. You specifically acknowledge that soliciting other guests to join or become members of any commercial online service or other organization is expressly prohibited.
From time to time, users post their email addresses in our chat rooms, forums and other public-posting areas. You agree not to gather these email addresses for purposes of spamming, that is, sending unsolicited email.
With respect to any materials posted for inclusion in such Forums by other parties, such parties are responsible for the reliability, accuracy, and truthfulness of such material and such matters are beyond the control of the Company. Similarly, the Company has no control over whether such material is of a nature that users will find inoffensive, tasteful and otherwise acceptable and expressly disclaims any responsibility for such material. Just as when you obtain materials in any other setting, you should exercise appropriate discretion, good judgment and caution in accessing materials in any of the Forums and in taking any actions based upon material in such Forums. Accordingly, you will bear all risk associated with any such material that you access.
With respect to any materials you elect to post for inclusion in such Forums, you grant to the Company, simultaneous with such posting, the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive and fully sublicensable right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display such material (in whole or part) worldwide and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media, or technology now known or later developed. You warrant that all moral rights in any material that you submit to us have been waived.
You agree not to upload, transmit, distribute or otherwise publish in any Forum any material that is:
(1) libelous, defamatory, obscene, abusive, pornographic, threatening, or an invasion of privacy;
(2) an infringement of the intellectual property rights, including, but not limited to, copyrights and trademarks, of any person or entity;
(3) illegal in any way or advocates illegal activity;
(4) an advertisement or solicitation of funds, goods, or services;
(5) a message posted by a user impersonating another;
(6) personal information such as messages which identify phone numbers, social security numbers, account numbers, addresses, or employer references; or
(7) chain letters of any kind.
You also agree to indemnify the Company for any claims or suits arising from your posting of such material in a Forum.
PURPOSE AND USE OF INFORMATION
The material that appears on the Site is for entertainment, educational and promotional purposes only. User may not rely on any information and opinions expressed in it for any other purpose. Despite our efforts to provide useful and accurate information, errors may appear from time to time. Before you act on information you’ve found on the Site, you should confirm any facts that are important to your decision. The Company and its information providers make no warranty as to the reliability, accuracy, timeliness, usefulness or completeness of the information on the Site. Neither the Company, nor its officers, directors, parents, partners, employees, agents, distributors, affiliates, subsidiaries and their related companies are responsible or liable for any loss damage (including, but not limited to, actual, consequential, or punitive), liability, claim, or other injury or cause related to or resulting from any information posted on the Site.
The information that appears on the Site pertaining to the environmental matters is presented in summary form only and is intended to provide general consumer understanding of environmental topics.
The Company is not responsible for the content of any sites that may be linked to the Site and a link to another Web site does not constitute an express or implied endorsement of that site (nor of any product, service or other material offered on that site) by the Company. These links are provided for your convenience only and you access them at your own risk.
By using this website and/or transmitting to it any Submission(s), you agree to indemnify the Company, its officers, directors, parents, partners, employees, agents, distributors, affiliates, subsidiaries and their related companies for any and all claims, damages, losses and causes of action arising out of your breach or alleged breach of this agreement.
THE MATERIALS ON THIS SITE ARE TRANSMITTED AND DISTRIBUTED “AS IS” AND APPEAR ON THE SITE WITHOUT EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, WARRANTIES OF TITLE, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. THE COMPANY MAKES NO WARRANTY AS TO THE QUALITY, ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS AND VALIDITY OF ANY MATERIALS ON THE WEBSITE AND DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED ON THE WEBSITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, OR THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED. Where applicable law does not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, the foregoing exclusions may not apply to you.
The Company may, in its sole discretion, terminate or suspend your access to all or part of the site, including, but not limited to, any bulletin boards on its site, for any reason, including without limitation, breach of this agreement. In the event this agreement is terminated, the restrictions regarding Materials appearing on the website, and the representations and warranties, indemnities, and limitations of liabilities set forth in this agreement will survive any such termination.
This Visitor Agreement has been made in and shall be construed in accordance with the laws of the State of North Carolina. By using this Site, you consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts located in North Carolina, in all disputes arising out of or relating to this agreement or use of this Site.
All uses of the pronoun “you” in this Visitor Agreement refer to you, the user of the Site and all used of the pronoun “we” in this Visitor Agreement refer to the Company.
In the event that any portion of this Visitor Agreement is found to be invalid or unenforceable for any reason, such invalidity or unenforceability shall not affect the enforceability or validity of any other portion of this Visitor Agreement, which shall remain in full force and effect and be construed as if the invalid or unenforceable portion were not part of the Visitor Agreement.
By using the Site, you agree to abide by the terms and conditions set forth in this Visitor Agreement. We hope you enjoy using the Site, and we welcome suggestions for improvements.
Last updated: January 18, 2015
Our Commitment to Privacy
What Information Do We Collect?
When you visit our web site you may provide us with two types of information: personal information you knowingly choose to disclose that is collected on an individual basis and web site use information collected on an aggregate basis as you and others browse our web site.
1. Personal Information You Choose to Provide
Credit Card Information
If you choose to purchase products or services from our partners, you may need to give personal information and authorization to obtain information from various credit services. For example, you may need to provide the following information:
Credit card number
Home and business phone number
Other personal information (i.e. mother’s maiden name)
In addition to providing the foregoing information to our partners, if you choose to correspond further with us through email, we may retain the content of your email messages together with your email address and our responses. We provide the same protections for these electronic communications that we employ in the maintenance of information received by mail and telephone.
2. Web Site Use Information
Similar to other commercial web sites, our web site utilizes a standard technology called “cookies” (see explanation below, “What Are Cookies?”) and web server logs to collect information about how our web site is used. Information gathered through cookies and web server logs may include the date and time of visits, the pages viewed, time spent at our web site, and the web sites visited just before and just after our web site. This information is collected on an aggregate basis. None of this information is associated with you as an individual.
How Do We Use the Information That You Provide to Us?
Broadly speaking, we use personal information for purposes of administering our business activities, providing customer service and making available other products and services to our customers and prospective customers. Occasionally, we may also use the information we collect to notify you about important changes to our web site, new services and special offers we think you will find valuable.
What Are Cookies?
Cookies are a feature of web browser software that allows web servers to recognize the computer used to access a web site. Cookies are small pieces of data that are stored by a user’s web browser on the user’s hard drive. Cookies can remember what information a user accesses on one web page to simplify subsequent interactions with that web site by the same user or to use the information to streamline the user’s transactions on related web pages. This makes it easier for a user to move from web page to web page and to complete commercial transactions over the Internet.
How Do We Use Information We Collect from Cookies?
We use web site browser software tools such as cookies and web server logs to gather information about our web site users’ browsing activities, in order to constantly improve our web site and better serve our customers. This information assists us to design and arrange our web pages in the most user-friendly manner and to continually improve our web site to better meet the needs of our customers and prospective customers.
Cookies help us collect important business and technical statistics. The information in the cookies lets us trace the paths followed by users to our web site as they move from one page to another. Web server logs allow us to count how many people visit our web site and evaluate our web site’s visitor capacity. We do not use these technologies to capture your individual email address or any personally identifying information about you although they do permit us to send focused online banner advertisements or other such responses to you.
How Do We Protect Your Information?
We utilize encryption/security software to safeguard the confidentiality of personal information we collect from unauthorized access or disclosure and accidental loss, alteration or destruction.
Periodically, our operations and business practices are reviewed for compliance with our policies and procedures governing the security, confidentiality and quality of our information.
Do We Disclose Information to Outside Parties?
What About Legally Compelled Disclosure of Information?
We may disclose information when we believe that the law requires it or for the protection of our legal rights.
What About Other web Sites Linked to Our web Site?
We are not responsible for the practices employed by web sites linked to or from our web site nor the information or content contained therein.
Last Updated January 18, 2015