1. Shipping Protection Service. Company allows online stores, merchants, ecommerce platforms and other commercial enterprises (collectively, “Stores”) to install and use the Services for the purpose of providing their customers and users (collectively, “End-Users”) shipping protection for select products purchased by the End-User from the Stores. The Services are built as an add-on to a Store’s existing online storefront, allowing Stores to provide End-Users the opportunity to purchase the shipping protection Services to items, merchandise and products purchased and shipped from the Stores. FOR THE AVOIDANCE OF DOUBT, BOTH THE STORES AND THE END-USERS EXPRESSLY ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT (A) THE VALUE COVERAGE PROVIDED BY THE SERVICES (INCLUDING ANY SHIPPING PROTECTION) IS NOT AND SHALL NOT CONSTITUTE INSURANCE OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER; (B) IN THE EVENT OF ANY LOSS OR DAMAGES OF THE PRODUCTS PURCHASED BY THE END-USER, UPON FINAL DETERMINATION BY THE COMPANY THAT THE PRODUCT(S) OR ITEM(S) PURCHASED BY THE END-USER WAS, IN FACT, DAMAGED OR LOST, WITH SUCH DETERMINATION BEING MADE IN THE SOLE AND ABSOLUTE DISCRETION OF THE COMPANY, END-USER WILL BE PROVIDED WHICHEVER IS LESSER IN VALUE OF THE FOLLOWING: (i) FULL REPLACEMENT OF THE PRODUCTS OR ITEMS PURCHASED BY THE END USER AND SHIPPED FROM THE STORE, OR (ii) UP TO $1000 OF THE DECLARED VALUE (DEFINED BELOW) OF ALL OF THE PRODUCTS OR ITEMS PURCHASED BY THE END-USER AND SHIPPED FROM THE STORE; AND (C) THE SHIPPING PROTECTION SERVICES CONTEMPLATED HEREIN SHALL ONLY BE PROVIDED TO ELIGIBLE END-USERS WHO HAVE PURCHASED THE SERVICES.
(a) Declared Value. “Declared Value” shall mean the cost of the product, merchandise or item as stated by the Store when purchased by the End-User.
(b) Procedure for Shipping Protection.
(i) Timely Notice. Users must notify the Company of any lost or damaged products, for which shipping protection has been purchased, within 60 days of the date that such product(s) were purchased from the Store. Users and Stores acknowledge and agree that if the User fails to provide timely notice as provided above, the User will not be provided any benefits of the shipping protection service and will not receive any refund of User’s purchase of the same. Upon receiving such notice, the Company will respond as soon as reasonably practicable.
(ii) Replacement Shipping. In the event that the Company determines that it will replace a lost or damaged product or item, the Company will determine, in its sole discretion, the method of processing and shipping the replacement product or item.
(iii) Additional Verification. Users may be required to provide evidence that subject products or items that were lost, stolen or damaged, and, for the avoidance of doubt, the determination of whether an item has been lost, stolen or damaged will be made by the Company, in its sole and absolute discretion. Users agree to provide any additional information or documentation as may be reasonably requested by the Company.
( )(iv) Ownership After Shipping Protection Has Been Utilized. Users and Merchants expressly acknowledge and agree that for any lost, stolen or damaged products or items for which the Company has approved for the Company’s shipping protection service (whether a product or item has been replaced or for which the User received a refund), such lost, stolen or damaged products or items will be deemed the property of the Company. Accordingly, User expressly agrees to ship to the Company any (A) damaged products or items, or (B) any previously lost or stolen products or items, if the User comes into possession of such lost or stolen products or items. User further acknowledges and agrees that the Company shall have full authority to take any actions it deems appropriate to track any lost or stolen products or items and in the event the Company comes into possession of such products or items, the Company will be deemed the sole and exclusive owner of such products or items.
2. Right to Use. Subject to these Terms, the Company grants (i) Stores a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-sublicensable, and revocable license to install and make available the Services on its online site for the limited purpose of providing the Services to its customers, and (ii) End-Users a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-sublicensable, and revocable license to use the Sites and Services. The Sites and Services may contain copyrighted material, trademarks, and other proprietary information and materials. Except for content that is in the public domain or content that User has permission to use in connection with User’s use of the Sites and Services and in compliance with these Terms of Service, User shall not copy, modify, publish, transmit, distribute, perform, or display any content, nor shall User sell, license, rent, or otherwise use or exploit any content for commercial use or in any way that violates any third party’s right. The Company may (but is not required to) remove, block, edit or modify any content in Company’s sole discretion at any time for any reason or no reason at all and without notice to the User. The Company reserves the right to access, read, preserve, and disclose any information the Company reasonably believes is necessary to satisfy applicable laws or protect the rights, property or safety of the Company and the Company’s employees, agents, users and the public.
(a) “Intellectual Property” means any intellectual property of the Company or any third party licensors in any jurisdiction throughout the world, including, but not limited to: (i) all inventions (whether patentable or unpatentable and whether or not reduced to practice), all improvements thereto and all patents, patent applications and patent disclosures, together with all reissuances, continuations, continuations-in-part, revisions, extensions and reexaminations thereof, (ii) all trademarks, service marks, trade dress, logos, slogans, trade names, corporate names, Internet domain names, uniform resource locators and e-mail addresses, and rights in telephone numbers, together with all translations, adaptations, derivations and combinations thereof and including all goodwill associated therewith and all applications, registrations and renewals in connection therewith, (iii) all copyrightable works, all copyrights, and all applications, registrations and renewals in connection therewith, (iv) all trade secrets and confidential business information (including ideas, research and development, know-how, formulas, compositions, manufacturing and production processes and techniques, technical data, designs, drawings, specifications, customer and supplier lists, pricing and cost information and business and marketing plans and proposals), (v) all software, including computer programs, machine-readable instruction sets or data in computerized form, whether in source code, object code or other form, and all data, databases and related documentation, (vi) all other proprietary rights and (vii) all copies and tangible embodiments thereof (in whatever form or medium).
4. Certain Other Restrictions. In no event will User disassemble, decompile, or reverse engineer the Sites, Services, or Intellectual Property (as defined below) or permit others to do so. Disassembling, decompiling, and reverse engineering include, without limitation: (w) converting the Intellectual Property from a machine-readable form into a human-readable form; (x) disassembling or decompiling the Intellectual Property by using any means or methods to translate machine-dependent or machine-independent object code into the original human-readable source code or any approximation thereof; (y) examining the machine-readable object code that controls the Intellectual Property’s operation and creating the original source code or any approximation thereof by, for example, studying the Intellectual Property’s behavior in response to a variety of inputs; or (z) performing any other activity related to the Intellectual Property that could be construed to be reverse engineering, disassembling, or decompiling.
(a) User also represents and warrants that the Content is NOT, as determined by the Company in its sole discretion, any of the following: false, inaccurate, misleading, a violation of any local, state, federal, international or other applicable law, or otherwise obscene, derogatory, defamatory, threatening, harassing, abusive, slanderous, hateful or embarrassing to any other person or entity, including as such relates to the harassment, degradation, intimidation, or victimization of an individual or group of individuals on the basis of religion, gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, age or disability; an infringement on the rights of others, such as infringements on any patent, copyright, trademarks, trade secret, publicity or privacy rights; an advertisement, solicitation or spam link to other websites or individuals, except if such an advertisement or solicitation has been expressly consented to in writing by the Company; a chain letter or pyramid scheme, or part of a chain letter or pyramid scheme; an impersonation of, and does not purport to impersonate, another business, person, or entity, including the Company and its employees and agents; or a virus or other harmful computer code, and does not contain a virus or other harmful code.
(b) User expressly agrees that all Content submitted to the Sites and Services will not be considered confidential or proprietary and User automatically grants and/or warrants the Company a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, fully-paid up, unlimited, and non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, create derivative works from, modify, publish, edit, translate distribute, perform and display the submission and/or the Content in any media or medium, or any form, format or forum whether now known or hereafter developed. User expressly acknowledges that any Content contributed by User may be publicly accessible or viewable.
(c) User further understands and acknowledges that Company has the right, but not the obligation, to monitor all Content and any submission made to or on the Sites or the Services. Company has the right, in its sole discretion and for any reason, to edit, delete, move, or to refuse to post any Content or any other submission to the Sites or the Services. NOTWITHSTANDING THE FOREGOING, USER IS SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY CONTENT AND/OR ANY OTHER SUBMISSION USER MAKES TO OR ON THE SITES OR THE SERVICES, AND USER AGREES TO INDEMNIFY THE COMPANY FOR ALL CLAIMS RELATED TO OR ARISING FROM SUCH CONTENT AND/OR SUBMISSIONS.
7. Accounts. Users may need to sign up for an account with the Company in order to use part or all of the Sites or Services. User must provide accurate and up to date information for User’s account, and User further represents and warrants that User has not and will not (i) intentionally impersonate another person or entity by using their name or email address, (ii) use an offensive name or email address, or (iii) use a name or email address for which User does
not have proper authorization. The Company reserves the right to require that User change User’s username or use another email address. User is prohibited from using another person’s account or registration information for the Sites or Services without such other person’s permission. User shall be responsible for all activity that occurs on User’s account, and for keeping User’s password secure. User shall immediately notify the Company if there is any unauthorized use of User’s account. [User may delete User’s account at any time, either directly or through a request to us.]2
8. Carbon Offset Purchase.Contributions. Users will have the ability to make certain donations/ contributions to Company’s Carbon Credit Offset Program. Pursuantone or more carbon offset programs selected by the Company. For the avoidance of doubt, and notwithstanding anything herein to the Carbon Credit Offset Program, contrary, (a) the Company will use/contribute any such donations/contributions to purchase certain carbon credits offset programs, as may be determined by the Company in its sole and absolute discretion. For the avoidance of doubt, and notwithstanding the foregoing, , (b) the Company reserves the right to (a) purchase carbon offsets or credits) contribute any contributions at a date later than or prior to the date of the donation; and (b) purchase carbon offsets or credits from ii) contribute such contributions to a different project than was initially advertised. Users and Stores expressly acknowledge and agree that (i) Shipping: (1) shipping and production emissions are strictly estimates based on publicly available information and items without available research or information are calculated based on Company’s or a third party’s reasonable estimate of the items materials and weight, and (ii(2) all emissions calculations are subject to change at any time for any reason in the Company’s sole and absolute discretion, and (3) while the Company may select the carbon offset program(s) that the contributions will be delivered to, the Company does not, nor does it have any obligation to, (x) monitor the affairs of any selected carbon offset programs, (y) obtain knowledge of all facts and circumstances which could have a bearing on the selected carbon offset programs or the contributions made thereto, or (z) investigate or verify the accuracy and completeness of the information provided by the selected carbon offset programs.
9. Restrictive Covenants.
(a) At all times during the term of this Agreement and thereafter for a period of twenty-four (24) months, Stores shall not for any reason, whether directly or indirectly, (i) solicit, recruit, or encourage any Company customer, employee, or consultant to reduce, alter, or terminate its relationship with Company or (ii) divert any potential Company customer away from Company.
(b) Company shall be the exclusive provider of the Store for any service and/or software that enables Stores to offer consumer-facing shipping protections or similar offerings (collectively and individually, “Shipping Protection”). At all times during the term of this Agreement and thereafter for a period of twenty-four (24) months, the Store and its subsidiaries and affiliates covenant and agree that they shall not provide Shipping Protection of any kind outside of the Services to any party without the prior written consent of the Company. Each Store acknowledges that a breach or threatened breach of this Section 8 may give rise to irreparable harm to the Company, for which monetary damages may not be an adequate remedy, and each Store hereby agrees that in the event of a breach or a threatened breach by the Store or its subsidiaries or affiliates of any such obligations, the Company shall, in addition to any and all other rights and remedies that may be available to it in respect of such breach, be entitled to seek equitable relief, including a temporary restraining order, an injunction, specific performance and other relief that may be available from a court of competent jurisdiction (without any requirement to post bond). At all times during the term of this Agreement and thereafter, Stores shall not, whether directly or indirectly, make any disparaging, negative, or false or misleading statements with respect to the Company.
10. Use of Stores’ Marks. During the term of this Agreement, each Store hereby expressly consents to and grant a limited, revocable, non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-sublicensable, fully paid up, royalty-free, worldwide license to the Company to use each Store’s trademarks, trade names, service marks, trade dress, and other marks (collectively “Marks”) and other designations, copyrights (including photographs and other images), data (including product catalogs or user signals), or other materials (collectively “Materials”), including, at the Company’s discretion, for the purpose of advertising, marketing and promoting the Store’s brand and products online or on the Sites. Notwithstanding the foregoing, each Store shall retain all right, title and interest in and to such Store’s Marks and Materials.
12. Links to Other Websites & Third Party Content. The Sites and Services may contain links to or be linked from other websites and resources located on servers maintained by third parties over which Company has no control (together with any all websites and applications of the Store, collectively, “Linked Websites”). The Linked Websites are provided for User’s convenience and information only and, as such, User accesses them at its own risk. User agrees and acknowledges that the Company is not responsible for, and does not endorse or warrant, the content of or anything that may be delivered to User or User’s computer as a result of accessing any Linked Websites, whether or not the Company is affiliated with the owners of such Linked Websites. WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, USER SHALL WAIVE ANY CLAIMS RELATED TO, AND THE COMPANY IS NOT RESPONSIBLE AND SHALL HAVE NO LIABILITY FOR, USER’S ACCESS OF ANY INFORMATION ON OR USE OF THE LINKED WEBSITES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY VIRUSES OR OTHER ILLICIT CODE THAT MAY BE DOWNLOADED THROUGH A LINKED WEBSITE, OR BY ACCESSING A LINKED WEBSITE.
The information presented on or through the Sites, Services and Stores is made available solely for general information purposes and the Company does not warrant the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of this information. Any reliance User places on such information is strictly at User’s own risk. Company disclaims all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by the User or any other party who may be informed of any the information contained on the Sites, Services and Stores. The Sites and Services may include information and content provided by third parties, including the Content and other materials provided by the Stores and other users, bloggers and third-party licensors, syndicators, aggregators, and/or reporting services (“Third Party Content”). ALL STATEMENTS AND/OR OPINIONS EXPRESSED IN THE THIRD PARTY CONTENT, AND ALL ARTICLES AND RESPONSES TO QUESTIONS AND OTHER CONTENT, OTHER THAN THE CONTENT AND MATERIALS PROVIDED BY THE COMPANY, ARE SOLELY THE OPINIONS AND THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE PERSON OR ENTITY PROVIDING SUCH THIRD PARTY CONTENT. THE THIRD PARTY CONTENT DOES NOT NECESSARILY REFLECT THE OPINION OF THE COMPANY, AND THE COMPANY IS NOT RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE TO ANY USER OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR THE ACCURACY OF ANY OF THE THIRD PARTY CONTENT.
14. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES. ALL SITES, SERVICES, AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY ARE PROVIDED “AS IS.” COMPANY SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT, AND ALL WARRANTIES ARISING FROM COURSE OF DEALING, USAGE, OR TRADE PRACTICE. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, COMPANY MAKES NO WARRANTY OF ANY KIND THAT THE SITES OR SERVICES FURNISHED BY COMPANY, OR RESULTS OF THE USE THEREOF, WILL MEET USER’S OR ANY OTHER PERSON’S REQUIREMENTS, OPERATE WITHOUT INTERRUPTION, ACHIEVE ANY INTENDED RESULT, BE COMPATIBLE OR WORK WITH ANY SOFTWARE, SYSTEM, OR OTHER SERVICES, OR BE SECURE, ACCURATE, COMPLETE, FREE OF HARMFUL CODE, OR ERROR FREE. ALL THIRD PARTY MATERIALS ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND ANY REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY OF OR CONCERNING ANY THIRD PARTY CONTENT, SERVICES, OR INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY IS STRICTLY BETWEEN USER AND THE THIRD PARTY OWNER OR DISTRIBUTOR OF SUCH CONTENT, SERVICES, OR INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY. User further expressly acknowledges and agrees that Company has no control, nor any duty to take action, regarding (a) any content accessed by the User via the Sites, Services and Stores; (b) the effects the content may have on the User; or (c) how the User may interpret the content.
17. Termination. The Company may terminate this agreement and terminate a Store’s access or use of the Sites and Services at any time for any or no reason. The Company may also terminate or suspend User’s account or access to the Sites or Services at any time for any or no reason, with or without notice to User. Such termination or suspension may result in the loss of some or all information associated with User’s account.Stores’ and/or Users’
accounts. [Users may also delete their accounts by following the directions through the Sites or Services.]4 All provisions of these Terms which by their nature should survive termination shall survive, including without limitation, all ownership, indemnity, and limitation of liability provisions, warranty disclaimers, and dispute procedures.
19. Assignment. User may not assign all or any part of its rights or obligations hereunder, whether by operation of law, change of control, or in any other manner, without the prior written consent of Company. Any such assignment in violation of this Section will be deemed void. The Company may assign, in whole or in part, its rights, interests, and obligations hereunder without limitation and without providing notice to User.
20. Electronic Communications. The communications between User and Company use electronic means, whether User visits the Sites or sends Company emails, or whether Company posts notices on the Sites or Services or communicates with User via email. For contractual purposes, User (a) consents to receive communications from Company in an electronic form; and (b) agrees that all terms and conditions, agreements, notices, disclosures, and other communications that Company provides to User electronically satisfies any legal requirement that such communications would satisfy if it were in writing. The foregoing does not affect User’s non-waivable rights.