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1. Acceptance of Agreement
2. Copyright and Trademarks
The content, organisation, graphics, design, compilation, magnetic translation, digital conversion and other matters related to the Site are protected under applicable U.S. and international copyright, trademark and other proprietary (including but not limited to intellectual property) rights. “Salon-compass.com,” and others marks are either trademarks or registered trademarks of Salon-compass.com. Other product, company names, and content displayed on the Site may be the trademarks or copyrights of their respective owners. Individual documents on this server may have different copyright conditions, and that will be noted in those documents. The copying, redistribution, use or publication by You of any such matters or any part of the Site, except as allowed by this Agreement, is strictly prohibited. You do not acquire ownership rights to any content, document or other materials viewed through the Site. The posting of information or materials on the Site by Salon-compass.com. does not constitute a waiver of any rights in such information and materials.
3. Limited Right to Use
You are granted a limited, personal, non-exclusive, non-commercial license to view, print or download content, graphics, forms or documents from the Site for use solely by You for Your own personal use. The Site may not be used for any commercial purpose, commercial advantage or private monetary compensation.
No page from this website/Application may be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, framed, commercialised, distributed in any way, or incorporated into any other website or electronic or mechanical information retrieval system, except that You may download one copy of the viewed materials on any single computer for Your personal, non-commercial home use only (but not for resale or redistribution), provided You keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices. Modification of the materials or use of the materials for any other purpose is a violation of the content provider’s copyright and other proprietary rights. The use of any such material on any other website or networked computer environment is prohibited. All rights, title and interest in and to the materials on this site (including but not limited to all copyrights, trademarks, service marks, trade names and all derivative works) are owned or controlled by and shall remain at all time vested in salon-comapss.com or its content providers.
4. Editing, Deleting and Modification
We reserve the right in our sole discretion to edit or delete any documents, information or other content appearing on the Site at any time without notice.
Your right to use the Site/Application is not transferable. Any password or right given to You to obtain information or documents is not transferable.
If You have agreed to allow Your minor child, or a child for whom You are legal guardian (a “Minor”), to use this Site/Application, You agree that You shall be solely responsible for: (a) the online conduct of such Minor; (b) monitoring such Minor’s access to and use of the Site; and (c) the consequences of any use of the Site by such Minor.
7. Third-Party Services
We allow access to or advertise third-party merchant sites (“Merchants”) from which You may purchase certain goods or services. You understand that we do not operate or control the products or services offered by Merchants. Merchants are responsible for all aspects of order processing, fulfilment, billing and customer service. We are not a party to the transactions entered into between You and Merchants. YOU AGREE THAT USE OF SUCH MERCHANTS IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK AND IS WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND BY US, EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR OTHERWISE INCLUDING WARRANTIES OF TITLE, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, MERCHANTABILITY OR NON INFRINGEMENT. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL WE BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES (DIRECT OR INDIRECT) ARISING FROM ANY TRANSACTIONS BETWEEN YOU AND MERCHANTS OR FOR ANY INFORMATION APPEARING ON MERCHANT SITES OR ANY OTHER SITE LINKED TO OUR SITE. The inclusion of third-party advertisements on the Site does not imply any recommendation, approval, or endorsement by salon-compass.com of the quality of the goods/services being advertised or any other characteristics or qualities of the Merchant or its goods/services. You expressly agree not to rely on any claims made on this Site regarding the quality of the goods/services being advertised. To the extent desired, You shall perform all reasonable inquiries into the quality, sufficiency, legality, fitness, and ability of the Merchant goods/services to meet Your needs. Merchant has no power to bind salon-compass.com in any way, including but not limited to issues regarding warranties, adequacy of goods, and all other concerns.
8. Third-Party Merchant Policies
All rules, policies (including privacy policies) and operating procedures of Merchants will apply to You while on such sites. We are not responsible for information provided by You to Merchants. We and the Merchants are independent contractors and neither party has authority to make any representations or commitments on behalf of the other.
You represent and warrant that if You are purchasing something from us or from Merchants that: (i) any credit information You supply is true and complete; (ii) charges incurred by You will be honored by Your credit card company; and (iii) You will pay the charges incurred by You at the posted prices, including any applicable taxes.
10. Securities Laws
This Site may include statements concerning our operations, prospects, strategies, financial condition, future economic performance and demand for our products or services, as well as our intentions, plans and objectives, that are forward-looking statements. These statements are based upon a number of assumptions and estimates that are subject to significant uncertainties, many of which are beyond our control. When used on our Site, words like “anticipates,” “expects,” “believes,” “estimates,” “seeks,” “plans,” “intends” and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements designed to fall within securities law safe harbors for forward-looking statements. The Site and the information contained herein do not constitute an offer or a solicitation of an offer for the sale of any securities. None of the information contained herein is intended to be, nor shall be deemed incorporated into any of our securities-related filings or documents.
11. Links to Other Websites
The Site contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for the content, accuracy or opinions expressed in such websites, and such websites are not investigated, monitored or checked for accuracy or completeness by us. Inclusion of any linked website on our Site does not imply approval or endorsement of the linked website by us. If You decide to leave our Site and access these third-party sites, You do so at Your own risk.
12. Infringement Policy
Salon-compass.com, pursuant to 17 U.S.C. Section 512 as amended by Title II of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (the “Act”), reserves the right, but not the obligation, to terminate Your license to use the Site if it determines in its sole and absolute discretion that You are involved in infringing activity, including alleged acts of first-time or repeat infringement, regardless of whether the material or activity is ultimately determined to be infringing. Salon-compass.com accommodates and does not interfere with standard technical measures used by copyright owners to protect their materials. In addition, pursuant to 17 U.S.C. Section 512 (c), Salon-compass.com has implemented procedures for receiving written notification of claimed infringements and for processing such claims in accordance with the Act.
Our designated agent to receive notification of claimed infringement is:
By e-mail: HELP@SALON-COMPASS.COM
In addition, any written notice regarding any defamatory or infringing activity, whether of a copyright, patent, trademark or other proprietary right, should be sent to our designated agent, listed above, and must include the following information:
A. A physical or electronic signature of a person authorised to act on behalf of (1) the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed or (2) the person defamed.
B. Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at the site. Similarly for other types of infringing materials, a list of such materials.
C. Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing, to be the subject of infringing activity, or that is claimed to be defamatory and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the material.
D. Information reasonably sufficient to permit us to contact You, such as Your address, telephone number, and/or electronic mail address.
E. A statement that You have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorised by the copyright or other proprietary right owner, its agent, or the law.
F. A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that You are authorised to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed or on behalf of the person defamed.
13. Child Online Protection Act Notification
Pursuant to 47 U.S.C. Section 230 (d) as amended, we hereby notify You that parental control protections (such as computer hardware, software, or filtering services) are commercially available that may assist You in limiting access to material that is harmful to minors.
14. Information and Press Releases
The Site may contain information and press releases about us. While this information was believed to be accurate as of the date prepared, we disclaim any duty or obligation to update this information or any press releases. Information about companies other than ours contained in press releases or otherwise, should not be relied upon as being provided or endorsed by us.
15. Export Control and other International Information
Unless otherwise specified, the materials on this Site are presented solely to provide information regarding and to promote Salon-compass.com Site and other products available in the United States, its territories, possessions and protectorates. Salon-compass.com makes no representation that materials on this Site are appropriate or available for use outside the United States. Those who choose to access this Site from outside the United States do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent that local laws are applicable. Software from this Site is further subject to United States and international export controls. No software from this Site may be downloaded or otherwise exported or re-exported (A) into (or to a national or resident of) Cuba, Iraq, Libya, North Korea, Iran, Syria, or any other country to which the U.S. has embargoed goods, or (B) to anyone on the U.S. Treasury Department’s list of Specially Designated Nationals or the U.S. Commerce Department’s Table of Deny Orders or to any other prohibited parties. By using the Site, You represent and warrant that You are not located in, under the control of, or a national or resident of any such country or on any such list. Information Salon-compass.com publishes on the World Wide Web may contain references or cross references to Salon-compass.com products, programs or services that are not announced or available in Your country.
All disputes between You and salon-compass.com arising in connection with this Agreement shall be finally settled by binding arbitration administered by the American Arbitration Association under its Commercial Arbitration Rules, using the Expedited Procedures, and judgment on the award rendered by the arbitrator(s) may be entered in any court of competent jurisdiction. The arbitrator shall be an individual generally skilled in the legal and business aspects of the subject matter of this Agreement. The arbitrator shall have no authority to impose penalties or award punitive damages. The arbitration shall take place in New Zealand, and the arbitrator shall apply the law of New Zealand and applicable rules of evidence. If all parties and the arbitrator agree, arbitration may take place by telephone or by written communication. Unless the arbitrator otherwise directs, the parties, their representatives, other participants, and the arbitrator shall hold the existence, content, and result of the arbitration in confidence. No action, regardless of form, related to the obligations of the parties under this Agreement may be brought by either party against the other more than one (1) year after the cause of action has accrued. In any proceeding to enforce this Agreement, the prevailing party will have the right, in addition to its other rights hereunder, to recover its reasonable litigation costs and reasonable attorneys’ fees. Notwithstanding the foregoing, salon-compass.com may seek immediate injunctive relief in the event of Your infringement of intellectual property rights hereunder or a breach of Your confidentiality obligations. To the extent that anything in or associated with the Site is in conflict or inconsistent with this Agreement, this Agreement shall take precedence. Our failure to enforce any provision of this Agreement shall not be deemed either a waiver of such provision or a waiver of the right to enforce such provision.
Content posted by you on salon-compass.com is the property of salon-compass.com and will not be removed if or when you elect to close your account. However, salon-compass.com will endeavor to anonymise any content posted by you immediately upon account closure.
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