Bright Signs Learning, LLC ("Company," "we", or "us") provides access to the Bright Signs Learning website, currently located at www.brightsignslearning.com ("Site"), and certain features, functionality, and services offered by us in connection with the Site and any subpages attached thereto ("Services"). These terms and conditions ("Terms") govern your access and use (as a registered user or otherwise) of the Site and the Services. If you do not agree, you may not access or use the Site or the Services.
I. ACCESS AND USE
A. Use and Access
Subject to these Terms, we grant you a limited, non-exclusive, nontransferable personal license to access and use the Site and Services. This license is restricted to those who have reached the age of majority in the jurisdiction in which they reside. If you have not reached the age of majority in the jurisdiction in which you reside, you may not access or use the Site and Services.
B. Personal Information
In order to use certain features of the Site or Services, you may be required to register for an account with us ("Account") and provide certain information about yourself. You represent and warrant that: (i) all required registration information you submit is truthful and accurate; and (ii) you will maintain the accuracy of such information, such as updating your mailing address, if applicable. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your Account login information and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your Account. You agree to immediately notify us of any unauthorized use, or suspected unauthorized use of your Account or any other breach of security. We will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with the above requirements.
You may also be provided with the opportunity to submit your email address through the Site in order to receive news, updates and offers related to the Company and its Products (as defined below).
The rights granted to you by these Terms will remain in force only for so long as these Terms remain in effect. You may not rent, transfer, assign, commercially exploit, resell or sublicense access to the Services to any third party. You may use the Site and the Services only for your personal, non-commercial purposes. You further agree not to combine or integrate the Site and the Services with hardware, software or other technology or materials not provided by us. You may not modify or create any derivative product based on the Site or the Services. You may not decompile, disassemble, reverse engineer or otherwise attempt to obtain or perceive the source code from which any component of the Site and the Services is compiled or interpreted, and nothing in these Terms should be interpreted as granting you any right to obtain or use source code. Except as expressly stated herein, no part of the Site or Services may be copied, reproduced, distributed, republished, downloaded, displayed, posted or transmitted in any form or by any means. Any future release, update, or other addition to functionality of the Site or Services shall be subject to these Terms. You agree not to use the Site and the Services to: (i) violate any local, state, national or international law; (ii) stalk, harass or harm another individual; (iii) collect or store personal data about other users; (iv) impersonate any person or entity, or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity; or (v) interfere with or disrupt the Services or servers or networks connected to the Services, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the Services. Without our written consent, you may not (I) use any high volume, automated, or electronic means to access the Services (including, without limitation, robots, spiders or scripts); or (II) frame the Site, place pop-up windows over its pages, or otherwise affect the display of its pages.
D. Third Party Services and Offerings
In order to deliver the Site and Services, we utilize various services provided by third party service providers, including a hosting service and payment services. We exercise no responsibility or control over these services and we shall not be held liable for the accuracy or reliability of any third party's policies or content. By accessing or using the Site, you accept and agree to be bound by these Terms, as well as any third party's terms and conditions you may be asked to comply with (e.g., some third party payment services may ask you to agree to their terms and conditions). We may at any time change the third party service providers we use, and we shall not be obligated to notify you of any such change.
You may be able to access websites, content, products or Services provided by third parties through links that are made available on the Site. We refer to all such websites, content, Services and products as "Third Party Offerings." For example, we may permit third parties to advertise their products on the Site, and those advertisements may contain links to the website(s) of the advertisers, or we may provide links to third party websites selling our Products. If you elect to use such Third Party Offerings, you understand that your use of them will be subject to any terms and conditions required by the applicable third party provider(s). You understand that we are not the provider of, and are not responsible for, any such Third Party Offerings and that these Terms do not themselves grant you any rights to access, use or purchase any Third Party Offerings.
In no event shall a reference to a third party's product or service (including, but not limited to, providing a description or reference via hyperlink) be construed as an endorsement of such third party product or service by us. And, we retain the exclusive right to add to, modify, or cancel the availability of any Third Party Offerings.
As between you and us, we and/or our vendors and content suppliers, as applicable, retain all right, title and interest in and to the Site, the Services and Products, and all related intellectual property rights. We and our suppliers reserve all rights not granted in these Terms. Unless you first obtain the owner's prior written consent, you may not copy, distribute, publicly perform, publicly display, digitally perform (in the case of sound or video recordings), or create derivative works from any work made available or accessible via the Site, the Services or Products. If you provide us with any feedback or suggestions regarding the Site, Services or Products ("Feedback"), you hereby assign to us all rights in the Feedback and agree that we shall have the right to use such Feedback and related information in any manner we deem appropriate. We will treat any Feedback you provide to us as non-confidential and non-proprietary. You agree that you will not submit to us any information or ideas that you consider to be confidential or proprietary.
All trademarks, logos and service marks ("Marks") displayed on the Site, Services and Products are our property or the property of other third parties. You are not permitted to use these Marks without our prior written consent or the consent of such third party which may own the Marks.
II. SALE TERMS AND CONDITIONS
All products listed on the Site ("Products"), their descriptions, and their prices are each subject to change. We reserve the right, at any time, to modify, suspend, or discontinue the sale of any Product with or without notice. You agree that we will not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension, or discontinuance of any Product, or its description or pricing on the Site.
Any order placed through the Site shall be deemed an offer to purchase Products, and such offer is subject to our acceptance, in our sole discretion. Customers must be over the age of 18 with a valid credit card or other permitted payment method in order to purchase Products. We reserve the right at any time after receipt of your order to accept or decline or cancel your order (in whole or in part) for any reason. We may require additional verifications or information before accepting any order. Your order is not accepted until we send you shipping information for the order (or the accepted portion thereof). Notwithstanding the foregoing, you agree that, if we cancel all or a part of your order, your sole and exclusive remedy will be a refund of any funds previously remitted to us by you in connection with the canceled order.
Please be aware that, although we endeavor to present our Products as accurately as possible on the Site, actual Product appearances may vary for certain reasons, including, without limitation, the color settings and display of your computer monitor. We shall not be responsible for any such variations between the appearance of the Products as you see them on the Site and the Products you receive.
C. Payment Terms
Payments for accepted orders may be processed directly through the Site using your credit or debit card, a prepaid gift card, or through third party services such as Paypal. Credit cards accepted include Visa, Mastercard, Discover, and American Express. For each Product you order on the Site, you agree to pay the price applicable for the Product as of the time you submitted your order ("Product Price"), the shipping, handling and delivery fees for the delivery services you select ("Delivery Fees"), and any applicable Taxes (defined below). We will automatically bill your credit card, or other payment option, submitted as part of the order process for such amounts and you hereby authorize us to do so. You will be solely responsible for payment of all taxes, fees, duties, and other governmental charges, and any related penalties and interest, arising from the Product purchase ("Taxes") not withheld by us. All payments are non-refundable except as provided in II(B) above, or otherwise in accordance with the Company's written policies.
D. Shipping Policy
Products will be shipped in accordance with the shipping method you selected when placing the order. Any delivery dates provided by us are estimates.
E. Return Policy
i. Returns: We will accept returns only in accordance with the Return Procedures below. If a Product is returned in accordance with the Return Procedures below, your sole and exclusive remedy is that we will issue you a refund in the amount charged for the applicable Product; provided that the refunded amount will not include the applicable Delivery Fee, which is nonrefundable.
ii. Damaged Products: If the Product arrives damaged ("Damaged Product"), it may be exchanged for a replacement ("Replacement Product"), or we will accept returns for a full refund only in accordance with the Return Procedures below. Provided that we confirm that your Product was a Damaged Product and was returned in accordance with the Return Procedures below, your sole and exclusive remedies are that we will, at our option: (1) send you a Replacement Product; (2) issue a refund to your credit card in the amount charged for the Damaged Product (if your credit card has already been charged for the Product), provided that the refunded amount will not include the applicable Delivery Fee, which is nonrefundable; or (3) we will not charge your credit card for the Damaged Product.
iii. Return Procedures: The following sets forth the required "Return Procedures": All returns must be made within 30 days after the Product shipment date. All returned Products must be unused and returned in accordance with the instructions received from contacting customer support at email@example.com. You are solely responsible for the cost of shipping the returned Product. All Products not returned in accordance with the Return Procedures shall be sent back to you and no refund will be issued.
III. LIMITED WARRANTIES, DISCLAIMERS, LIMITATIONS AND EXCLUSIONS OF LIABILITY
A. Limited Warranties
THE SERVICES, THE SITE, ALL INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS AND SERVICES RELATED TO THE FOREGOING, AND THE PRODUCTS (EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY SET FORTH HEREIN) ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" AND TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE UNDER APPLICABLE LAW, WE AND OUR AFFILIATES DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, NON-INTERFERENCE, SYSTEM INTEGRATION AND ACCURACY OF DATA. IF APPLICABLE LAW REQUIRES ANY WARRANTIES WITH RESPECT TO THE PRODUCT, ALL SUCH WARRANTIES ARE LIMITED IN DURATION TO NINETY (90) DAYS FROM THE DATE OF DELIVERY. WE AND OUR AFFILIATES DO NOT WARRANT THAT YOUR USE OF THE SITE OR SERVICES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, ERROR-FREE OR VIRUS FREE. YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT MAY RESULT FROM RELIANCE UPON THE SITE OR SERVICES, AND YOU ARE ADVISED TO MAINTAIN OFFLINE BACKUP COPIES OF ALL USER CONTENT. WE ARE NOT THE PROVIDER OF, AND MAKE NO WARRANTIES WITH RESPECT TO, ANY THIRD PARTY OFFERINGS. WE DO NOT GUARANTEE THE SECURITY OF ANY INFORMATION TRANSMITTED TO OR FROM THE SITE OR SERVICES; AND YOU AGREE TO ASSUME THE SECURITY RISK FOR ANY INFORMATION YOU PROVIDE USING THE SITE OR SERVICES. NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY IS MADE THAT THE SITE OR SERVICES PROVIDE COMPREHENSIVE OR ACCURATE INFORMATION. WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO FILTER, MODIFY OR REMOVE CONTENT, MEDIA, INFORMATION OR ANY OTHER MATERIAL FROM THE SITE OR SERVICES AND FROM THE OUTPUT OF THE SITE OR SERVICES.
THE AVAILABLE PRODUCTS ARE DESIGNED AND MARKETED AS TOOLS FOR PARENTS TO USE IN INTRODUCING THEIR CHILDREN TO BASIC READING CONCEPTS. WE DO NOT WARRANT AND MAKE NO CLAIMS AS TO THE RESULTS OR EFFICACY OF THE PRODUCTS AVAILABLE. USE OF THE PRODUCTS ALONE WILL NOT GUARANTEE A CHILD'S ABILITY TO READ AND ARE MEANT TO BE A SUPPLEMENT TO, NOT A SUBSTITUTE FOR, A CHILD'S EDUCATION.
B. Limitation of Liability
USE OF OUR SERVICES, THE SITE, AND/OR THE PRODUCTS ARE AT YOUR OWN RISK. IN NO EVENT WILL WE OR OUR AFFILIATES BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR SPECIAL DAMAGES IN CONNECTION WITH THESE TERMS, THE SERVICES, THE SITE, OR THE PRODUCTS, WHETHER OR NOT SUCH DAMAGES WERE FORESEEABLE AND EVEN IF WE WERE ADVISED THAT SUCH DAMAGES WERE LIKELY OR POSSIBLE. IN NO EVENT WILL OUR AGGREGATE LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ANY AND ALL CLAIMS ARISING IN CONNECTION WITH THESE TERMS, THE SERVICES, THE SITE, OR THE PRODUCTS EXCEED THE GREATER OF (1) FIFTY DOLLARS (U.S. $50.00) OR (2) THE AMOUNTS YOU HAVE PAID TO COMPANY IN THE PRIOR 6 MONTHS HEREUNDER.
YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THIS LIMITATION OF LIABILITY IS AN ESSENTIAL TERM BETWEEN YOU AND US RELATING TO THE PROVISION OF THE SITE, THE SERVICES, AND THE PRODUCTS TO YOU, AND WE WOULD NOT PROVIDE THE SITE OR SERVICES OR PRODUCTS TO YOU WITHOUT THIS LIMITATIO.
YOU AGREE TO INDEMNIFY, HOLD HARMLESS AND, AT OUR OPTION, DEFEND OUR COMPANY (INCLUDING OUR AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, MANAGERS, OWNERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, LICENSORS, SUPPLIERS AND ANY THIRD PARTY INFORMATION PROVIDERS) FROM AND AGAINST ALL DAMAGES, CLAIMS, DEMANDS, LIABILITIES, COSTS, AND EXPENSES, INCLUDING REASONABLE ATTORNEYS' FEES, RESULTING FROM ANY VIOLATION BY YOU OF THESE TERMS OR APPLICABLE LAW OR YOUR USER CONTENT.
IV. TERM AND TERMINATION
These Terms will become effective and binding when you use the Site, Services or the Products, when you voluntarily provide any information about yourself to us, or when you indicate your agreement by following any instructions we place on the Site (whichever occurs first). We reserve the right to terminate these Terms, your Account, and your access to the Site and the Services at any time without notice. You may request to delete your Account at any time, for any reason by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Your rights under these Terms will automatically and immediately terminate if you fail to comply with your covenants and obligations stated in these Terms.
A. Jurisdiction and Venue
These Terms shall be governed by the laws of the State of New York without giving effect to any conflict of principles that may require the application of the law of another jurisdiction. Any action or proceeding relating to a claim or controversy at law or equity that arises out of or relates to these Terms or the Site or Services (a "claim") must be brought in a federal or state court located New York, NY and each party irrevocably submits to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of any such court in any such action or proceeding. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary herein, we may seek injunctive relief in any court having jurisdiction to protect our intellectual property or confidential or proprietary information. You agree that any claim or cause of action related to the Site, the Services, the Products and/or these Terms must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred.
B. Modifications to Terms; Additional Terms
C. Modifications to Services
We reserve the right to modify the Site and/or Services at any time without notice. If you object to any changes to the Site or Services, your sole recourse will be to cease using the Site and Services. Continued use of the Site or Services following posting of any such changes will indicate your acknowledgement of such changes and satisfaction with the Services as so modified. We also reserve the right to discontinue the Site and/or Services at any time without notice. We will not be liable to you or any third party should we exercise our right to modify or discontinue the Site or the Services, except and if otherwise expressly set forth herein.
D. Miscellaneous Terms
You agree to comply with all laws, rules and regulations that apply to your use of the Site, the Services and the Products. Any delay or failure by us to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms will not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of these terms is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, you agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the intentions reflected in the invalid provision, and the other provisions of these Terms shall remain in full force and effect. The section titles in these Terms are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect. These Terms constitute the entire agreement between you and us with regard to the matters described above. These Terms, and your rights and obligations herein, may not be assigned, subcontracted, delegated, or otherwise transferred by you without our prior written consent, and any attempted assignment, subcontract, delegation, or transfer in violation of the foregoing will be null and void.
If you have any questions about the Site and applicable terms, conditions and policies, please contact email@example.com.