1. Acceptance of Terms of Service
By completing the registration process and clicking on the "join" button, you agree to be bound by these Terms of Service and to use dodsonandross.com and its partner sites in a manner consistent with all applicable laws and regulations.
2. Registration Information/Privacy
PERSONAL INFORMATION WE COLLECT
When you visit the Site, we automatically collect certain information about your device, including information about your web browser, IP address, time zone, and some of the cookies that are installed on your device. Additionally, as you browse the Site, we collect information about the individual web pages or products that you view, what websites or search terms referred you to the Site, and information about how you interact with the Site. We refer to this automatically-collected information as “Device Information.”
We collect Device Information using the following technologies:
- “Cookies” are data files that are placed on your device or computer and often include an anonymous unique identifier. For more information about cookies, and how to disable cookies, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org. Please note that if you choose to remove or reject cookies, this could affect the availability and functionality of our website.
- “Log files” track actions occurring on the Site, and collect data including your IP address, browser type, Internet service provider, referring/exit pages, and date/time stamps.
- “Web beacons,” “tags,” and “pixels” are electronic files used to record information about how you browse the Site.
Additionally, when you make a purchase or attempt to make a purchase through the Site, we collect certain information from you, including your name, billing address, shipping address, payment information (including credit card numbers), email address, and phone number. We refer to this information as “Order Information.” You may, however, browse our website anonymously.
USE OF INFORMATION
We use the Order Information that we collect generally to fulfill any orders placed through the Site (including processing your payment information, arranging for shipping, and providing you with invoices and/or order confirmations). Additionally, we use this Order Information to:
1) To communicate with you
The email address you provide for order processing will only be used to send you information and updates pertaining to your order. Unless you decide to opt-in to our promotional newsletter lists.
2) To process transactions
Your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than for the express purpose of delivering the purchased product or service requested.
3) To improve your experience
When in line with the preferences you have shared with us, we provide you with information or advertising relating to our products or services. This includes serving relevant ads across the web. We use the Device Information that we collect to help us screen for potential risk and fraud (in particular, your IP address), and more generally to improve and optimize our Site (for example, by generating analytics about how our customers browse and interact with the Site, and to assess the success of our marketing and advertising campaigns).
Within our website exists a variety of security measures, to maintain the safety of your personal information when you place an order or enter your personal information. Credit cards are processed securely through a leading provider of payment gateway services online, or PayPal, a third party online processing service. You will have the option to check out through either method.
We offer the use of a secure server. All supplied sensitive/credit information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our Payment gateway providers database only to be accessible by those authorized with special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential.
After a transaction, your private information (credit cards, social security numbers, financials, etc.) will not be stored on our servers.
SHARING OF INFORMATION
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
We share your Personal Information with third parties to help us use your Personal Information, as described above. For example, we use Google Analytics to help us understand how our customers use the Site--you can read more about how Google uses your Personal Information here: https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/. You can also opt-out of Google Analytics here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
DO NOT TRACK
Please note that we do not alter our Site’s data collection and use practices when we see a Do Not Track signal from your browser.
NEW YORK PRIVACY RIGHTS
Because we value your privacy we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the relevant Online Privacy Protection Act. We, therefore, will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent.
If you are a European resident, you have the right to access the personal information we hold about you and to ask that your personal information be corrected, updated, or deleted. If you would like to exercise this right, please contact by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Additionally, if you are a European resident we note that we are processing your information in order to fulfill contracts we might have with you (for example if you make an order through the Site), or otherwise to pursue our legitimate business interests listed above. Additionally, please note that your information will be transferred outside of Europe, including to Canada and the United States.
When you place an order through the Site, we will maintain your Order Information for our records unless and until you ask us to delete this information.
The Site is not intended for individuals under the age of 16, and we do not knowingly collect Personally Identifiable Information from children under 16 years of age. If you are under the age of 18, you must have your parent’s permission to access the Services. If you learn that your child has provided us with Personal Information without your consent, you may alert us at email@example.com. If we learn that we have collected any Personal Information from children under 16, we will promptly take steps to delete such information and terminate the child’s Account.
Please feel free to email us with questions at firstname.lastname@example.org
3. Modifications to these Terms of Service
BAD Foundation may modify these Terms of Service from time to time in its sole discretion. We will provide you with reasonable notice of any such changes; your continued use of Dodsonandross.com and its personals partner sites will signify your acceptance of any changes.
4. Modifications to Dodsonandross.com
Dodsonandross.com and its personals partner sites may, at its discretion, add or delete features, services and partners.
5. Content by Dodsonandross.com Members
You alone are responsible for any content you post on dodsonandross.com or its partner sites, including but not limited to message board posts, chat participation, homepages, personal ads and member profiles — and the consequences of any such content. You agree not to use dodsonandross.com or its partner sites to post or distribute material (including but not limited to text, graphics, video, programs or audio) that is unlawful, harassing, libelous, abusive, threatening, harmful, bigoted, racially offensive, obscene or otherwise objectionable, or that encourages conduct that could constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, national or international law or regulation. You also agree not to post material that contains advertising or any form of commercial solicitation, and not to impersonate any other person or entity, including impersonating an employee or consultant of dodsonandross.com or any of its partner sites.
BAD Foundation reserves the right to delete or remove any member content, and to terminate your account if we become aware and determine, at our sole discretion, that you are violating any of the foregoing guidelines.
BAD Foundation reserves the right to excerpt any member content, text or imagery, including but not limited to, posts made in the Message Boards, and feature it elsewhere on the Dodsonandross.com site and its partner sites.
6. Copyrighted Material
Dodsonandross.com and its partner sites respect the intellectual property of others and we ask that our users do the same. All material in dodsonandross.com and its partner sites, including, without limitation, text, software, photos, video, graphics, music and sound, is protected by U.S. and international copyright laws, both as individual works and as a collection. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons License permitting non-commercial sharing with attribution.
Submissions. By making your submission, you grant to BAD Foundation and others authorized by them the sole and exclusive right and permission to broadcast, market, distribute, exhibit, use, reuse, in whole or in part, your voice, image and performance in any and all manner and media throughout the universe in perpetuity as a participant in the submission. You agree that your voice, image and performance may be recorded, edited, mixed, altered, duplicated, or transferred to other media in the discretion of the BAD Foundation and its assignees, licensees, and successors-in-interest.
You hereby grant BAD Foundation the right to distribute and otherwise use and/or exploit the submission in any and all media known or unknown or which shall hereafter exist, and that the submission may be made available on any and all electronic media formats including but not limited to broadcast, the Internet, print and all other media forms, and may be recorded, edited and/or dubbed as needed by BAD Foundation. You hereby agree to release BAD Foundation, and any of its associated or affiliated companies, their directors, officers, agents, employees and customers, and appointed advertising agencies, their directors, officers, agents and employees from any and all liability, loss, expense and legal fees arising from the representations, warranties, and grant of rights outlined here regarding the submission.
Bloggers. Once an entry is posted on dodsonandross.com, you grant to BAD Foundation and others authorized by them the non-exclusive right and permission to broadcast, market, distribute, exhibit, use, reuse, in whole or in part, your submission in any and all manner and media throughout the universe in perpetuity. You grant BAD Foundation the right to use and/or exploit the submission in any and all media known or unknown or which shall hereafter exist, and that the submission may be made available on any and all electronic media formats including but not limited to broadcast, the Internet, print and all other media forms, and may be edited as needed by BAD Foundation.
You hereby agree to release BAD Foundation, and any of its associated or affiliated companies, their directors, officers, agents, employees and customers, and appointed advertising agencies, their directors, officers, agents and employees from any and all liability, loss, expense and legal fees arising from the representations, warranties, and grant of rights outlined here regarding the submission. In non-legalese, this means that once you submit a blog entry it becomes part of our digital library for the rest of time on a non-exclusive basis. You are free to syndicate and republish your work.
7. Your Account and Password
You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your member name and password. You are responsible for all uses of its account, whether or not authorized by you. You agree to immediately notify BAD Foundation of any unauthorized use of its account.
8. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT USE OF DODSONANDROSS.COM AND ITS PARTNER SITES, INCLUDING IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. BAD FOUNDATION AND ITS PARTNER SITES ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS.
DODSONANDROSS.COM AND ITS PARTNER SITES EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.
DODSONANDROSS.COM AND ITS PARTNER SITES MAKE NO WARRANTY THAT BETTY DODSON ONLINE AND ITS PARTNER SITES WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, OR THAT DODSONANDROSS.COM AND ITS PARTNER SITES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE; NOR DOES BETTY DODSON ONLINE AND ITS PARTNER SITES MAKE ANY WARRANTY AS TO THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF DODSONANDROSS.COM AND ITS PARTNER SITES OR AS TO THE ACCURACY OR RELIABILITY OF ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED THROUGH DODSONANDROSS.COM AND ITS PARTNER SITES. DODSONANDROSS.COM AND ITS PARTNER SITES ARE NOT LIABLE FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES.
YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT ANY MATERIAL AND/OR DATA DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF DODSONANDROSS.COM AND ITS PARTNER SITES IS AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND THAT YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF SUCH MATERIAL AND/OR DATA.
NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM OR THROUGH DODSONANDROSS.COM AND ITS PARTNER SITES, SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY MADE HEREIN.
DODSONANDROSS.COM AND ITS PARTNER SITES ARE NOT LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES RESULTING FROM THE USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE BETTY DODSON ONLINE AND ITS PARTNER SITES OR FOR THE COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS AND SERVICES OR RESULTING FROM ANY GOODS OR SERVICES PURCHASED OR OBTAINED OR MESSAGES RECEIVED OR TRANSACTIONS ENTERED INTO THROUGH BETTY DODSON ONLINE AND ITS PARTNER SITES OR RESULTING FROM UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE DAMAGES, EVEN IF BETTY DODSON ONLINE AND ITS PARTNER SITES HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. THIS WARRANTY GIVES YOU SPECIFIC LEGAL RIGHTS. YOU MAY HAVE OTHER RIGHTS, WHICH VARY FROM STATE TO STATE. SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
You agree to indemnify BAD Foundation, its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, partner sites, officers and employees against any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys' fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your use of dodsonandross.com and its partner sites the violation of these Terms of Service by you, or the infringement by you, or any other user of your account, of any intellectual property or other right of any person or entity.
10. Termination of Membership
BAD Foundation reserves the right to refuse membership to anyone. BAD Foundation may terminate your membership and any and all information, communications, or postings at any time, without notice, for conduct that violates this agreement or other policies or guidelines set out by BAD Foundation, or for online conduct that BAD Foundation believes is harmful to other members, the business of BAD Foundation, or other third-party information providers.
While we can't regulate what happens between members once they decide to meet offline, we do take all complaints regarding offline behavior very seriously. If we feel that your continued use of the dodsonandross.com could lead to offline behavior that is harmful to other members, the business BAD Foundation we will suspend your account. Depending on the severity and/or number of complaints, we may or may not send you warning emails before suspending your account.
11. Legal Venue
This agreement shall be governed by the laws of the State of New York in The United States of America, excluding that body of law known as conflicts of law and the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the Sale of Goods.
12. Severability & Headings
If any provision herein is held to be invalid or unenforceable for any reason, the remaining provisions will continue in full force without being impaired or invalidated in any way. Headings are for reference purposes only and in no way define, limit, construe or describe the scope or extent of such section.
13. Entire Agreement
This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the parties pertaining to the subject matter hereof, and supersedes in their entirety any and all written or oral agreements previously existing between the parties with respect to such subject matter.