Welcome to the Honest Grounds web site located at “www.honestgrounds.com” (the “Site”), which is owned by [name of owner] (“us,” “our,” and “we”). Please read this page carefully before using the Site.
Acceptance of Terms
By accessing or using the Site in any way, you agree to and are bound by the terms, conditions, policies and notices contained on this page (these “Terms”). The Site is intended only for users aged 18 or older. Individuals under the age of 18 are strictly prohibited from using the Site. Your continued use of the Site constitutes your acceptance of these Terms as a legal contract and the equivalent of an electronic signature. If you do not agree to all of these Terms, please immediately discontinue any further use of the Site. Your failure to follow these Terms may result in suspension or termination of your access to the Site.
The laws of the State of Ohio govern this contract and any claim or dispute that you may have against us, without regard to its conflict of laws rules. You further agree that any disputes or claims that you may have against us will be exclusively resolved by a court located in Ohio. You irrevocably consent to the venue and jurisdiction of such courts.
If you upload materials, content or information (collectively, “User Content”) to areas of the Site that are available to other users, you give us an irrevocable, perpetual license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publicly perform and publicly display the User Content. You will not be compensated for any User Content. You agree we may publish or otherwise disclose your name in connection with your User Content. In posting User Content on the Site, you warrant and represent that you own the rights to the User Content or are otherwise authorized to post, distribute, display, perform, transmit, or otherwise distribute it.
In connection with your use of the Site, you may not post, email, transmit or otherwise distribute: (a) User Content infringing on copyright ownership or intellectual property or privacy rights of others; (b) User Content that is unlawful, harmful, obscene, defamatory, harassing, abusive, or slanderous in our sole opinion; (c) User Content that harms minors in any way; (d) viruses or other harmful computer code designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the use of any computer software or hardware, (e) confidential information belonging to any other person, (f) User Content that advocates or encourages conduct that could constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, national, or foreign law or regulation, or (g) User Content that advertises or otherwise solicits funds or is a solicitation for goods or services.
We impose certain restrictions on your permissible use of the Site. You have a limited right to use the Site as long as you abide by these Terms.
You may not engage in any conduct to: (a) collect information about others; (b) interfere with the Site or the servers or other technology hardware used by the Site; (c) inhibit others from using the Site; (d) allow any other person or entity to use your password or other identification; or (e) violate any law or regulation.
You are prohibited from violating or attempting to violate any security features of the Site, including, without limitation, (a) accessing content or data not intended for you, or logging onto a server or account that you are not authorized to access; (b) attempting to probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of the Site, or any associated system or network, or to breach security or authentication measures without proper authorization; (c) interfering or attempting to interfere with service to any user, host, or network, including, without limitation, by means of submitting a virus to the Site, overloading, “flooding,” “spamming,” “mail bombing,” or “crashing;” (d) using the Site to send unsolicited e-mail, including, without limitation, promotions, or advertisements for products or services; (e) forging any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in any e-mail or in any posting using the Site; or (f) attempting to modify, reverse-engineer, decompile, disassemble, or otherwise reduce or attempt to reduce to a human-perceivable form any of the source code used by us in providing the Site. You are further prohibited from copying any content on the Site, whether manually or through automated means, without our express permission. Any violation of system or network security may subject you to civil and/or criminal liability.
You shall be solely responsible for any violations of any relevant laws and for any infringements of third party rights caused by any User Content you provide or transmit. The burden of proving that any User Content does not violate any laws or third party rights rests solely with you.
You acknowledge and agree that the Site and the information, content and software presented to you through or by the Site or used in connection with the Site contain proprietary and confidential information that is protected under United States and international intellectual property laws, including those pertaining to the protection of copyrights, trademarks, service marks, and patents, and security components that protect digital information. Except as expressly authorized by us, you agree not to sell, rewrite, modify, redistribute, create derivative works, or rent any part of the Site or any information presented to you through the Site, in whole or in part.
You may not remove any copyright notices from our materials. We reserve all of our other rights not granted in these Terms. You agree not to access the Site by any means other than through the interface that is provided by us for use in accessing the Site.
WE ARE MAKING THE SITE AVAILABLE TO YOU “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. YOU ASSUME THE RISK OF ANY AND ALL DAMAGE OR LOSS FROM USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE SITE. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, WE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, REGARDING THE SITE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. WE DO NOT GUARANTEE ANY PARTICULAR RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE WEBSITE, INCLUDING ANY INFORMATION OR CONTENT OBTAINED AS A RESULT OF USING THE WEBSITE WILL BE EFFECTIVE, RELIABLE, ACCURATE, OR MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, OR THAT THE OPERATION OF THE SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE. NO ORAL OR WRITTEN INFORMATION OR ADVICE GIVEN BY OUR REPRESENTATIVES SHALL CREATE A WARRANTY. YOU USE THE WEBSITE AT YOUR OWN RISK.
OUR LIABILITY TO YOU IS LIMITED. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL WE BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS, OR LOST DATA, REGARDLESS OF THE FORESEEABILITY OF THOSE DAMAGES) ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF THE SITE OR ANY OTHER MATERIALS OR INFORMATION PROVIDED ON THE SITE. This limitation shall apply regardless of whether the damages arise out of breach of contract, tort, or any other legal theory or form of action.
All contents of the Site are Copyright 2019 HonestGrounds.com. All rights reserved.
We work with a number of partners and affiliates whose websites may be linked to within the Site. Because we do not have control over the content and performance of these partner and affiliate sites, we make no promises or guarantees about the accuracy, content, or quality of the information provided by such sites, and we assume no responsibility for unintended, objectionable, inaccurate, misleading, or unlawful content that may reside on those sites. Similarly, from time to time in connection with your use of the Site, you may have access to content items (including, but not limited to, websites) that are owned by third parties. You acknowledge and agree that we make no guarantees about, and assume no responsibility for, the accuracy, currency, content, or quality of this third party content, and that, unless expressly provided otherwise, these Terms shall govern your use of any and all third party content.
If, for any reason, a court of competent jurisdiction finds any term or condition in these Terms to be unenforceable, all other terms and conditions will remain in full force and effect. No waiver of any breach of any provision of these Terms shall constitute a waiver of any prior, concurrent, or subsequent breach of the same or any other provisions hereof, and no waiver shall be effective unless made in writing and signed by an authorized representative of the waiving party.
You agree to indemnify us for certain of your acts and omissions. You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless us from any and all third party claims, losses, liability, damages, and/or costs (including reasonable attorney fees and costs) arising from your access to or use of the Site, your violation of these Terms, or your infringement, or infringement by any other user of your account, of any intellectual property or other right of any person or entity. We will notify you promptly of any such claim, loss, liability, or demand, and will provide you with reasonable assistance, at your expense, in defending any such claim, loss, liability, damage, or cost.
We reserve the right to modify, change, add to, terminate, or suspend any part or all of the Site at any time, even without providing notice. We are not under an obligation to provide any website maintenance or customer support.
We reserve the right to terminate the access of any visitor at any time without notice and at our discretion.
We may assign this contract at any time without notice to you. You may not assign this contract to anyone else.
You acknowledge (a) that you have read and understood these Terms; and (b) that these Terms have the same force and effect as a signed agreement.
Nothing contained on the Site should be understood as granting you a license to use any of the trademarks, service marks, or logos owned by us or by any third party.
We reserve the right to amend these Terms and shall do so by posting a notice on the Site. Continued access to the Site by you will constitute your acceptance of any changes or revisions to the Terms.
Last updated: June 25, 2019