Terms & Conditions
last update: 04 March 2015
THESE ARE THE GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS GOVERNING YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE AND OUR SERVICES. BY ACCESSING, USING OR SIGNING UP FOR THIS WEBSITE, OUR NEWSLETTERS OR ANY OTHER SERVICES, YOU ARE CONCLUDING A LEGALLY BINDING AGREEMENT BASED ON THESE TERMS WITH DRIFT INNOVATION, INC.
Modifications to this Agreement
Drift Innovation, Inc. may make changes to this Agreement from time to time in its sole discretion, by updating this posting on this Web Site, and specifying the effective date of the new version of the Agreement. Your continued use of the Web Site following the posting of a new version of the Agreement constitutes your acceptance of any such changes. Accordingly, whenever you visit this Web Site you should check to see if a new version of the Agreement has been posted.
Web Site Intended Audience
This Web Site is operated by Drift Innovation, Inc. from its offices in the United States. This Web Site is directed to adults in the United States and is not intended for children under the age of thirteen.
Your Use of Content and Information — Disclaimer with Respect to Content
A variety of information, advice, recommendations, letters, messages, comments, posts, text, graphics, software, music, sound, photographs, videos, data, and other materials (”Content”) is available on the Web Site. Some of the Content is provided by Drift Innovation, Inc. or its suppliers, and other Content is provided by persons who use the Web Site (”Users”), such as User opinions and views provided via posts to chat rooms, blogs, bulletin boards, or discussion forums.
While Drift Innovation, Inc. strives to keep the Content that it posts on the Web Site accurate, complete, and up-to-date, Drift Innovation, Inc. cannot guarantee, and is not responsible for, the accuracy, completeness, or timeliness of any Content, whether provided by Drift Innovation, Inc. or its suppliers, or by Users of the Web Site. Any opinions, advice, statements or other information expressed or made available by Users or third parties, including but not limited to bloggers, are those of the respective User or other third party and not of Drift Innovation, Inc.. Drift Innovation, Inc. does not endorse and is not responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any opinion, advice or statement made on the Web Site.
Drift Innovation, Inc. does not have any obligation to prescreen, edit, or remove any Content provided by Users that is posted on or available through the Web Site.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, Drift Innovation, Inc. will have the right (but not the obligation), in its sole discretion and for any reason, to prescreen, edit, refuse to accept, remove, or move any such Content.
User-Submitted Content – Representations Made and Rights Granted
You are responsible for all Content that you submit, post, or otherwise make available to or through the Web Site. By doing so, you represent and warrant to Drift Innovation, Inc. that such content is not confidential and that you have all necessary permission to submit, post and otherwise make available such Content.
Drift Innovation, Inc. makes no claims to ownership of Content that you submit, post or otherwise make available to or through the Web Site and you continue to retain all ownership rights in such Content and the right to use your Content as you determine. However, you do grant to Drift Innovation, Inc. and its affiliates a worldwide, nonexclusive, perpetual, fully sub-licensable, royalty-free right and license as set below:
a. with respect to Content other than photos, graphics, audio, video, or journals that you submit, post or otherwise make available to public areas of the Web Site (e.g. not intended as a private communication), the license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute , publicly perform, and publicly display such Content (in whole or part) worldwide via the Web Site or otherwise, and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media, or technology now known or later developed; and
b. with respect to photos, graphics, audio, video or journals that you submit, post or otherwise make available to public areas of the Web Site, the license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, publicly perform and publicly display such Content for the purpose for which such Content was submitted, posted or made available.
Ownership and Intellectual Property Rights – Ownership
This Web Site is owned by Drift Innovation, Inc.. All right to, title to, and interest in the Content available via the Web Site, the Web Site’s look and feel, the designs, trademarks, service marks, and trade names displayed on the Web Site, and the Web Site URLs, are the property of Drift Innovation, Inc. or its licensors, and are protected by copyrights, trademarks, patents, or other proprietary rights and laws.
License to Use Content
Drift Innovation, Inc. grants you a nonexclusive, nontransferable, revocable, limited license to view, copy, print, and distribute Content retrieved from the Web Site only for your personal, noncommercial use, provided that you do not remove or obscure any copyright notice, trademark notice, or other proprietary rights notices displayed on or in conjunction with the Content. You may not use any Content available via the Web Site in any other manner or for any other purpose without the prior written permission of Drift Innovation, Inc.. All rights not expressly granted in this Agreement are expressly reserved to Drift Innovation, Inc..
All trademarks, service marks, logos and designs used on this Web Site, whether registered or unregistered, are owned by Drift Innovation, Inc. or other third parties. You may not use or display any trademarks, service marks, logos or designs owned by Drift Innovation, Inc. or its affiliates without our prior written consent.
Your Contact With Advertisers or Other Third Parties and Other Web Sites
Your dealings with advertisers or other third parties found on or accessible through the Web Site are solely between you and the third party. These dealings include, but are not limited to, your participation in promotions, the payment for and delivery of items if any, and any terms, conditions, warranties, or representations associated with such dealings. These links are provided solely as a convenience to Users and should not be construed as an endorsement by Drift Innovation, Inc. of content, items, or services on those third-party Web sites. You access and use such sites, including the content, items, or services on those sites, solely at your own risk.
Drift Innovation, Inc. does not make any representations or warranties with respect to any content or privacy practices, or otherwise with respect to such third parties or any items or services that may be obtained from such third parties, and you agree that Drift Innovation, Inc. will have no liability with respect to any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of any dealings between you and any third party, or as a result of the presence of such third parties on the Web Site.
Disclaimer of Warranties With Respect to Web Site
THE WEB SITE IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. Drift Innovation, Inc. EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
Drift Innovation, Inc. DOES NOT MAKE ANY WARRANTY THAT THE WEB SITE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, OR THAT ACCESS TO THE WEB SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE, OR THAT DEFECTS, IF ANY, WILL BE CORRECTED. Drift Innovation, Inc. MAKES NO WARRANTIES AS TO THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE WEB SITE OR AS TO THE ACCURACY, QUALITY, OR RELIABILITY OF ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEB SITE.
Limitations of Liability
Drift Innovation, Inc. AND ITS AFFILIATES ASSUME NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY CONSEQUENCE RELATING DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY TO ANY ACTION OR INACTION YOU TAKE BASED ON THE CONTENT AVAILABLE VIA THE WEB SITE. YOU MUST EVALUATE, AND BEAR ALL RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH, THE USE OF ANY CONTENT, INCLUDING ANY RELIANCE ON THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, OR USEFULNESS OF SUCH CONTENT. YOU SPECIFICALLY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT Drift Innovation, Inc. IS NOT LIABLE FOR THE DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF USERS OR THIRD PARTIES.
ADDITIONALLY, IN NO EVENT WILL Drift Innovation, Inc. OR ITS AFFILIATES BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF DATA, COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE PRODUCTS OR SERVICES, OR ANY OTHER SUCH DAMAGES, HOWSOEVER CAUSED, AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER FOR BREACH OF CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE AND STRICT LIABILITY), OR OTHERWISE RESULTING FROM (1) THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE WEB SITE; (2) THE COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE SERVICES, ITEMS, OR WEB SITES; (3) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA; (4) THE STATEMENTS OR CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY ON THE WEB SITE; OR (5) ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO THE WEB SITE. THESE LIMITATIONS WILL APPLY WHETHER OR NOT Drift Innovation, Inc. HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES AND NOTWITHSTANDING ANY FAILURE OF ESSENTIAL PURPOSE OF ANY LIMITED REMEDY.
You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Drift Innovation, Inc., its directors, officers, employees, agents, and affiliates, from and against any and all liability, damages, losses, claims, expenses of any kind (including, without limitation, reasonable attorneys’ fees) directly or indirectly related to (1) your breach of the Agreement; or (2) the Content you submit, post, or transmit through the Web Site.
You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of any passwords associated with your Drift Innovation, Inc. account, monitor all activity under the account, and assume full responsibility for all activities that occur under your account.
Modification or Suspension of the Web Site
Drift Innovation, Inc. may at any time modify, discontinue, or suspend its operation of this Web Site, or any part thereof, temporarily or permanently, without notice to you.
Either party may terminate the Agreement for any or no cause, at any time, by notice, which shall be effective immediately or as specified in the notice. After termination, you shall no longer access the Web Site. The provisions of this Agreement which by their intent or meaning intended to survive such termination shall continue to apply indefinitely.
Severability of Agreement
If any provision of the Agreement is found by a court or other binding authority to be invalid, you agree that every attempt shall be made to give effect to the parties’ intentions as reflected in that provision, and the remaining provisions contained in the Agreement shall continue in full force and effect.
This Agreement and the resolution of any dispute related to this Agreement or the Web Site shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Michigan without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law. Any legal action or proceeding between Drift Innovation, Inc. and you related to the Agreement shall be brought exclusively in a court of competent jurisdiction sitting in Charlevoix, Michigan, United States, and you agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of such courts.