1. ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS
Online Weddings Inc. provides its service to you, subject to the following Terms of Service ("TOS"), which may be updated by us from time to time without notice to you. If you printed this out, to review the most current version of the TOS at anytime go to: http://www.bride1.com/tos.htm. In addition, when using particular Online Weddings Inc. services, you shall be subject to any posted guidelines or rules applicable to such services that may be posted from time to time. All such guidelines or rules will be found here. Online Weddings Inc. also may offer other services from time to time that could be governed by different Terms of Services.
2. DESCRIPTION OF SERVICE
Online Weddings Inc. currently provides users with various package listings, communications tools, forums, articles, shopping services, and personalized content throughout its network of properties (the "Service"). You understand and agree that the Service may include advertisements and that these advertisements are necessary for Online Weddings Inc. to provide the Service. You also understand and agree that the service may include certain communications from Online Weddings Inc., such as service announcements, administrative messages and the Online Weddings Inc. Newsletter, and that these communications are considered part of Online Weddings Inc. membership and you will not be able to opt out of receiving them. You understand and agree that the Service is provided "AS-IS" and that Online Weddings Inc. assumes no responsibility for the timeliness, deletion, mis-delivery or failure to store any user communications or personalization settings.
You are responsible for obtaining access to the Service and that access may involve third party fees (such as Internet service provider or airtime charges). You are responsible for those fees, including those fees associated with the display or delivery of advertisements. In addition, you must provide and are responsible for all equipment necessary to access the Service.
3. YOUR REGISTRATION OBLIGATIONS
In consideration of your use of the Service, you agree to: (a) provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by the Vendor's registration form (such information being the "Registration Data") and (b) maintain and promptly update the Registration Data to keep it true, accurate, current and complete. If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, or Online Weddings Inc. has reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, Online Weddings Inc. has the right to suspend or terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future use of the Service (or any portion thereof). Online Weddings Inc. is concerned about the safety and privacy of all its users.
4. MEMBER ACCOUNT, PASSWORD AND SECURITY
You will be able to choose your own password. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the password and account, and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your password or account. You agree to (a) immediately notify Online Weddings Inc. of any unauthorized use of your password or account or any other breach of security, and (b) ensure that you exit from your account at the end of each session. Online Weddings Inc. cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with this Section.
5. MEMBER CONDUCT
You understand that all information, data, text, photographs, graphics, messages or other materials ("Content"), whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, are the sole responsibility of the person from which such Content originated. This means that you are entirely responsible for all Content that you upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available via the Service. Online Weddings Inc. does not control the Content posted via the Service and, as such, does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such Content. Under no circumstances will Online Weddings Inc. be liable in any way for any Content, including, but not limited to, for any errors or omissions in any Content, or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Content posted, emailed, transmitted or otherwise made available via the Service.
You agree to not use the Service to:
a. upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any Content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, vulgar, obscene, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable;
b. harm minors in any way;
c. impersonate any person or entity, including, but not limited to, a Online Weddings Inc. official, forum leader, guide or host, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;
d. forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any Content transmitted through the Service;
e. upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any Content that you do not have a right to make available under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as inside information, proprietary and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under nondisclosure agreements);
f. upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any Content that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights ("Rights") of any party;
g. upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, "junk mail," "spam," "chain letters," "pyramid schemes," or any other form of solicitation, except in those areas (such as the “Spam Board”) that are designated for such purpose;
h. upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment;
i. disrupt the normal flow of dialogue, or otherwise act in a manner that negatively affects other users' ability to engage in real time exchanges;
j. interfere with or disrupt the Service or servers or networks connected to the Service, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the Service;
k. intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable local, state, national or international law;
l. "stalk" or otherwise harass another; or
m. collect or store personal data about other users.
You acknowledge that Online Weddings Inc. does not pre-screen Content, but that Online Weddings Inc. and its designees shall have the right (but not the obligation) in their sole discretion to refuse, edit, or remove any Content that is available via the Service; this includes removal of any Content that violates the TOS. You agree that 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. In this regard, you acknowledge that you may not rely on any Content created by Online Weddings Inc. or submitted to Online Weddings Inc., including without limitation information in Online Weddings Inc. Message Boards, Online Weddings Inc. Vendor listings, and in all other parts of the Service.
You acknowledge and agree that Online Weddings Inc. may preserve Content and may also disclose Content if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to: (a) comply with legal process; (b) enforce the TOS; (c) respond to claims that any Content violates the rights of third-parties; or (d) protect the rights, property, or personal safety of Online Weddings Inc., its users and the public. You understand that the technical processing and transmission of the Service, including your Content, may involve (a) transmissions over various networks; and (b) changes to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting networks or devices.
6. MEMBER SERVICES
Each company/person is only allowed one account, with free or paid listing. Violation of this term will be treated as theft of services, and will be vigorously pursued with legal action and/or removal of advertising, and being banned from Online Weddings Inc. Networks. All paid members and advertisement banners are shown on random basis and Online Weddings Inc. does not guarantee that your advertising will show on a constant bases. Renewal notices will be sent by email to the email address on file and/or sales representative point of contact.
Non-paying members are only given a free link to their website, and a limited amount of traffic that is determined on a month-to-month basis, on an over all performance. All other services that are provided on Online Weddings Inc. are limited to paid members. Some services may be accessible by 'surfers' however are not included as a free service to non-paying members.
7. SPECIAL ADMONITIONS FOR INTERNATIONAL USE
Recognizing the global nature of the Internet, you agree to comply with all local rules regarding online conduct and acceptable Content; including United States or the country in which you reside.
8. CONTENT SUBMITTED OR MADE AVAILABLE FOR INCLUSION ON THE SERVICE
Online Weddings Inc. does not claim ownership of Content you submit or make available for inclusion on the Service. However, with respect to Content you submit or make available for inclusion on publicly accessible areas of the Service, you grant Online Weddings Inc. the following world-wide, royalty free and non-exclusive license(s), as applicable:
With respect to Content you submit or make available for inclusion on publicly accessible areas of Online Weddings Inc. Vendor Listings, Online Weddings Inc. Message Boards, Online Weddings Inc. Articles, and all other public services not mentioned herein, the license to use, distribute, reproduce, modify, adapt, publicly perform and publicly display such Content on the Service solely for the purposes of providing and promoting the specific Online Weddings Inc. Vendor Listings, Online Weddings Inc. Message Boards and Online Weddings Inc. Articles, and all other public services not mentioned herein to which such Content was submitted or made available. This license will exist indefinitely or until Online Weddings Inc. removes such content from the service. With respect to Content other than photos, graphics, audio or video you submit or make available for inclusion on publicly accessible areas of the Service other than Online Weddings Inc. Vendor Listings, Online Weddings Inc. Message Boards, Online Weddings Inc. Articles, the perpetual, irrevocable and fully sub license to use, distribute, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, publicly perform and publicly display such Content (in whole or in part) and to incorporate such Content into other works in any format or medium now known or later developed. "Publicly accessible" areas of the Service are those areas of the Online Weddings Inc. network of properties that are intended by Online Weddings Inc. to be available to the general public. By way of example, publicly accessible areas of the Service would include Online Weddings Inc. Vendor Listings, Online Weddings Inc. Message Boards, Online Weddings Inc. Articles that are open to both members and visitors.
You agree to indemnify and hold Online Weddings Inc., and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, co-branders or other partners, and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys' fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of Content you submit, post, transmit or make available through the Service, your use of the Service, your connection to the Service, your violation of the TOS, or your violation of any rights of another.
10. NO RESALE OF SERVICE
You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit for any commercial purposes, any portion of the Service, use of the Service, or access to the Service.
11. GENERAL PRACTICES REGARDING USE AND STORAGE
You acknowledge that Online Weddings Inc. may establish general practices and limits concerning use of the Service, including without limitation the maximum number of days that email messages, message board postings or other uploaded Content will be retained by the Service, the maximum number of email messages that may be sent from or received by an account on the Service, the maximum size of any email message that may be sent from or received by an account on the Service, the maximum disk space that will be allotted on Online Weddings Inc.'s servers on your behalf, and the maximum number of times (and the maximum duration for which) you may access the Service in a given period of time. You agree that Online Weddings Inc. has no responsibility or liability for the deletion or failure to store any messages and other communications or other Content maintained or transmitted by the Service. You acknowledge that Online Weddings Inc. reserves the right to log off accounts that are inactive for an extended period of time. You further acknowledge that Online Weddings Inc. reserves the right to change these general practices and limits at any time, in its sole discretion, with or without notice.
12. MODIFICATIONS TO SERVICE
Online Weddings Inc. reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Service (or any part thereof) with or without notice. You agree that Online Weddings Inc. shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Service.
You agree that Online Weddings Inc. may, under certain circumstances and without prior notice, immediately terminates your Online Weddings Inc. account, any associated email address, and access to the Service. Cause for such termination shall include, but not be limited to, (a) breaches or violations of the TOS or other incorporated agreements or guidelines, (b) requests by law enforcement or other government agencies, (c) a request by you (self-initiated account deletions), (d) discontinuance or material modification to the Service (or any part thereof), (e) unexpected technical issues or problems, and (f) extended periods of inactivity. Termination of your Online Weddings Inc. account includes (a) removal of access to all offerings within the Service; not limited to the deletion of you Message Board account, and (b) barring further use of the Service. Further, you agree that all terminations for cause shall be made in Online Weddings Inc.'s sole discretion and that Online Weddings Inc. shall not be liable to you or any third-party for any termination of your account, any associated email address, or access to the Service. Cancellation must be sent in writing and faxed to 410-628-4008 or by mail to 61 East Padonia Road Suite B Timonium MD 21093. Cancellation of advertising will only be executed at the end of the term.
14. DEALINGS WITH CLIENTS (BRIDES, ADVERTISERS, ETC.)
Your correspondence or business dealings with, or participation in promotions of, clients found on or through the Service, including payment and delivery of related goods or services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such client. You agree that Online Weddings Inc. shall not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings or as the result of the presence of such advertisers on the Service.
The Service may provide links to other World Wide Web sites or resources. Because Online Weddings Inc. has no control over such sites and resources, you acknowledge and agree that Online Weddings Inc. is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any Content, advertising, products, or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. You further acknowledge and agree that Online Weddings Inc. shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such Content, goods or services available on or through any such site or resource.
16. Online Weddings Inc. PROPRIETARY RIGHTS
You acknowledge and agree that the Service and any necessary software used in connection with the Service ("Software") contain proprietary and confidential information that is protected by applicable intellectual property and other laws. You further acknowledge and agree that Content contained in sponsor advertisements, such as, copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents or other proprietary rights and laws protect information presented to you through the Service or advertisers. Except as expressly authorized by Online Weddings Inc. or advertisers, you agree not to modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute or create derivative works based on the Service or the Software, in whole or in part.
19. ONLINE WEDDINGS BANNER
You may use Online Weddings Inc. banner as an affiliate link, direct link, or other advertisement to Online Weddings Inc... However. This should only be used in good manner. You agree that Online Weddings Inc. is not limitable for the incorrect use of its banner on your behalf, or third party’s on your behalf.
20. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT:
a. YOU’RE USE OF THE SERVICE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE SERVICE IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. Online Weddings Inc. EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
b. Online Weddings Inc. MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT (i) THE SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, (ii) THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE, (iii) THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE SERVICE WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE, (iv) THE QUALITY OF ANY PRODUCTS, SERVICES, INFORMATION, OR OTHER MATERIAL PURCHASED OR OBTAINED BY YOU THROUGH THE SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS, AND (V) ANY ERRORS IN THE SOFTWARE WILL BE CORRECTED.
c. ANY MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE SERVICE IS DONE 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 ANY SUCH MATERIAL.
d. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM Online Weddings Inc. OR THROUGH OR FROM THE SERVICE SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THE TOS.
21. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT Online Weddings Inc. SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF Online Weddings Inc. HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), RESULTING FROM: (i) THE USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICE; (ii) THE COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS AND SERVICES RESULTING FROM ANY GOODS, DATA, INFORMATION OR SERVICES PURCHASED OR OBTAINED OR MESSAGES RECEIVED OR TRANSACTIONS ENTERED INTO THROUGH OR FROM THE SERVICE; (iii) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA; (iv) STATEMENTS OR CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY ON THE SERVICE; OR (v) ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO THE SERVICE.
22. EXCLUSIONS AND LIMITATIONS
SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES OR THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. ACCORDINGLY, SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OF SECTIONS 17 AND 18 MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
Notices to you may be made via either email or regular mail. The Service may also provide notices of changes to the TOS or other matters by displaying notices or links to notices to you generally on the Service.
24. TRADEMARK INFORMATION
Online Weddings Inc., the Online Weddings Inc. logo, Online Weddings Inc. banners, and other Online Weddings Inc. logos, product, and service names are trademarks of Online Weddings Inc.. Without Online Weddings Inc.'s prior permission, you agree not to display or use in any manner, the trademarks of Online Weddings Inc...
25. COPYRIGHTS and COPYRIGHT AGENTS
Online Weddings Inc. respects the intellectual property of others, and we ask our users to do the same. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, or your intellectual property rights have been otherwise violated, please provide a Online Weddings Inc.'s Agent the following information: an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright or other intellectual property interest;
a description of the copyrighted work or other intellectual property that you claim has been infringed;
a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the site;
your address, telephone number, and email address;
a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your Notice is accurate and that you are the copyright or intellectual property owner or authorized to act on the copyright or intellectual property owner's behalf.
Online Weddings Inc.'s Agent for Notice of claims of copyright or other intellectual property infringement can be reached as follows:
Online Weddings Inc. Copyright Department
61 E. Padonia Road Suite B
Timonium MD 21093
By email: firstname.lastname@example.org
26. GENERAL INFORMATION
The TOS constitute the entire agreement between you and Online Weddings Inc. and govern your use of the Service, super-ceding any prior agreements between you and Online Weddings Inc... You also may be subject to additional terms and conditions that may apply when you use affiliate services, third-party content or third-party software. The TOS and the relationship between you and Online Weddings Inc. shall be governed by the laws of the State of Virginia without regard to its conflict of law provisions. You and Online Weddings Inc. agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located within the county of Baltimore, MD. The failure of Online Weddings Inc. to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the TOS shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of the TOS is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties' intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of the TOS remain in full force and effect. You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to use of the Service or the TOS must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred. The section titles in the TOS are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect.
27. REFUND POLICY
Visit our policy for refunds at http://bride1.com/policy.php
Please report any violations of the TOS to email@example.com