When you visit the Chooch Site or send e-mails to us, you are communicating with us electronically. You consent to receive communications from us electronically. We will communicate with you by e-mail or by posting notices on the Chooch Site. You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.
All content included on the Chooch Site, such as text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio clips, digital downloads, data compilations, and software, is the property of Chooch or its content suppliers and protected by United States and international copyright laws. The compilation of all content on the Chooch Site is the exclusive property of Chooch and protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. All software used on the Chooch Site is the property of Chooch or its software suppliers and protected by United States and international copyright laws.
LICENSE AND SITE ACCESS
Chooch grants you a limited license to access and make personal use of the Chooch Site and not to download (other than page caching) or modify it, or any portion of it, except with express written consent of Chooch. This license does not include any resale or commercial use of the Chooch Site or its contents; any derivative use of the Chooch Site or its contents; any downloading or copying of account information; or any use of data mining, robots, or similar data gathering and extraction tools. Unless otherwise specified by Chooch in a separate license, your right to use any software, data, documentation or other materials that you access or download through the Chooch Site is subject to these Site Terms or, if you have an Chooch account, the Agreement. The Chooch Site or any portion of the Chooch Site may not be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold, visited, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose without express written consent of Chooch. You may not frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any trademark, logo, or other proprietary information (including images, text, page layout, or form) of Chooch without express written consent. You may not use any meta tags or any other “hidden text” utilizing Chooch ‘s name or trademarks without the express written consent of Chooch. Any unauthorized use terminates the permission or license granted by Chooch. You are granted a limited, revocable, and nonexclusive right to create a hyperlink to the home page of the Chooch Site, so long as the link does not portray Chooch, or its products or services in a false, misleading, derogatory, or otherwise offensive matter. You may not use any Chooch logo or other proprietary graphic or trademark as part of the link without express written permission.
If you use the Chooch Site, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your Chooch account and password and for restricting access to your computer, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password. Chooch reserves the right to refuse service, terminate accounts, remove or edit content in its sole discretion.
REVIEWS, COMMENTS, COMMUNICATIONS, AND OTHER CONTENT
Visitors may post reviews, comments and other content; and submit suggestions, ideas, comments, questions, or other information, so long as the content is not illegal, obscene, threatening, defamatory, invasive of privacy, infringing of intellectual property rights, or otherwise injurious to third parties or objectionable and does not consist of or contain software viruses, political campaigning, commercial solicitation, chain letters, mass mailings, or any form of “spam.” You may not use a false e-mail address, impersonate any person or entity, or otherwise mislead as to the origin of a card or other content. Chooch reserves the right (but not the obligation) to remove or edit such content, but does not regularly review posted content. If you do post content or submit material, and unless we indicate otherwise, you grant Chooch a nonexclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, and fully sublicensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, and display such content throughout the world in any media. You grant Chooch and sublicensees the right to use the name that you submit in connection with such content, if they choose. You and third parties may be permitted to upload certain software (including machine images), data, text, audio, video, images or other content (“Third Party Content”) to community areas of the Chooch Site. You acknowledge that (a) Chooch has not tested or screened Third Party Content, (b) you use any Third Party Content is at your sole risk, and© Third Party Content may be subject to separate license terms as determined by the person posting such content. You represent and warrant that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to the content, including any Third Party Content, that you post; that the content is accurate; that use of the content you supply does not violate this policy and will not cause injury to any person or entity; and that you will indemnify Chooch for all claims resulting from content you supply. Chooch has the right but not the obligation to monitor and edit or remove any activity or content. Chooch takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for any content posted by you or any third party.
Chooch respects the intellectual property of others. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please contact us.
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
THE CHOOCH SITE AND ALL INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS, PRODUCTS (INCLUDING ANY SOFTWARE) AND SERVICES INCLUDED ON OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE TO YOU THROUGH THIS SITE ARE PROVIDED BY CHOOCH ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS, UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED IN THE AGREEMENT. CHOOCH MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE OPERATION OF THIS SITE OR THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS, PRODUCTS (INCLUDING ANY SOFTWARE) OR SERVICES INCLUDED ON OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE TO YOU THROUGH THE CHOOCH SITE, UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED IN WRITING. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THIS SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY APPLICABLE LAW, CHOOCH DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CHOOCH DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THIS SITE; INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS, PRODUCTS (INCLUDING ANY SOFTWARE) OR SERVICES INCLUDED ON OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE TO YOU THROUGH THE CHOOCH SITE; ITS SERVERS; OR E-MAIL SENT FROM CHOOCH ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. CHOOCH WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM THE USE OF THE CHOOCH SITE OR FROM ANY INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS, PRODUCTS (INCLUDING SOFTWARE) OR SERVICES INCLUDED ON OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE TO YOU THROUGH THE CHOOCH SITE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED IN THE AGREEMENT. CERTAIN STATE LAWS DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN DAMAGES. IF THESE LAWS APPLY TO YOU, SOME OR ALL OF THE ABOVE DISCLAIMERS, EXCLUSIONS, OR LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU, AND YOU MIGHT HAVE ADDITIONAL RIGHTS.
By visiting the Chooch Site, you agree that the laws of the state of California, without regard to principles of conflict of laws, will govern these Site Terms and any dispute of any sort that might arise between you and Chooch.
Any dispute relating in any way to your visit to the Chooch Site or to services provided by Chooch or through the Chooch Site in which the aggregate total claim for relief sought on behalf of one or more parties exceeds $7,500 shall be adjudicated in any state or federal court in San Francisco, California, and you consent to exclusive jurisdiction and venue in such courts.
SITE POLICIES, MODIFICATION, AND SEVERABILITY
Please review our other policies on the Chooch Site. These policies also govern your visit to the Chooch Site. We reserve the right to make changes to the Chooch Site, policies, and these Site Terms at any time. If any of these conditions shall be deemed invalid, void, or for any reason unenforceable, that condition shall be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining condition.
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NOTICE AND PROCEDURE FOR MAKING CLAIMS OF COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT
If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide our copyright agent the written information specified below. Please note that this procedure is exclusively for notifying Chooch that your copyrighted material has been infringed. • An electronic or physical signature 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 upon; • A description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Site; • 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; • 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.