Terms of Service

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THE GOSSIP JUNKY TERMS OF SERVICE

  1. Your Acceptance

By using and/or visiting this website (collectively, including all Content, services, and features available through the The Gossip Junky.com domain name (the “Website” or “Site”), you (the “User”) signify your assent to both these terms and conditions (the “Terms of Service”) and the terms and conditions of The Gossip Junky’s Privacy Policy, which are published at http://www.The Gossip Junky.com/privacy-policy, and which are incorporated herein by reference. If you do not agree to any of these terms, then please do not use the Site.

  1. By using the Site in any manner, including but not limited to visiting or browsing the Site, you agree to these Terms of Service and all other operating rules, policies and procedures that may be published from time to time on the Site by us, each of which is incorporated by reference and each of which may be updated from time to time without notice to you.
  2. Certain parts of the Site may be subject to additional terms and conditions specified by us from time to time; your use of such services is subject to those additional terms and conditions, which are incorporated into these Terms of Service by this reference.
  3. These Terms of Service applies to all users of the Site, including, without limitation, users who are contributors of content, information, and other materials or services, registered or otherwise.
  4. The Site
    These Terms of Service apply to all users of the Site, including users who are also contributors of video content, information, and other materials or services on the Website. The Site may contain links to third party websites that are not owned or controlled by The Gossip Junky. The Gossip Junky has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party websites. In addition, The Gossip Junky will not and cannot censor or edit the content of any third-party site. By using the Website, you expressly relieve The Gossip Junky from any and all liability arising from your use of any third-party website. Accordingly, we encourage you to be aware when you leave the Site and to read the terms and conditions and privacy policy of each other website that you visit.
  5. Site Access
  6. The Gossip Junky hereby grants you permission to use the Website as set forth in these Terms of Service, provided that: (i) your use of the Website as permitted is solely for your personal, non-commercial use; (ii) you will not copy or distribute any part of the Website in any medium without The Gossip Junky’s prior written authorization; (iii) you will not alter or modify any part of the Website other than as may be reasonably necessary to use the Website for its intended purpose; and (iv) you will otherwise comply with the terms and conditions of these Terms of Service.
  7. You agree not to use or launch any automated system, including without limitation, “robots,” “spiders,” “offline readers,” “bots” etc., that accesses the Website in a manner that sends more request messages to the The Gossip Junky servers in a given period of time than a human can reasonably produce in the same period by using a conventional on-line web browser. Notwithstanding the foregoing, The Gossip Junky grants the operators of public search engines permission to use spiders to copy materials from the site for the sole purpose of creating publicly available searchable indices of the materials, but not caches or archives of such materials. The Gossip Junky reserves the right to revoke these exceptions either generally or in specific cases. You agree not to collect or harvest any personally identifiable information from the Website for any commercial solicitation purposes.
  8. You understand that when using the Website, you will be exposed to Content from a variety of sources, and that The Gossip Junky is not responsible for the accuracy, usefulness, safety, or intellectual property rights of or relating to such content. You further understand and acknowledge that you may be exposed to Content that is inaccurate, offensive, indecent, or objectionable. If you do so object, you should not use the Website.
  9. Intellectual Property Rights

The content on the Site including without limitation, information, data, articles, text, software, scripts, graphics, photos, sounds, music, videos, interactive features and the like (“Content”) and the trademarks, service marks and logos contained therein, are owned by or licensed to The Gossip Junky, subject to copyright and other intellectual property rights under United States and foreign laws and international conventions. Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use only and may not be used, copied, reproduced, distributed, transmitted, broadcast, displayed, sold, licensed, or otherwise exploited for any other purposes whatsoever without the prior written consent of the respective owners. The Gossip Junky reserves all rights not expressly granted in and to the Website and the Content. You agree to not engage in the use, copying, or distribution of any of the Content obtained through the Website other than expressly permitted herein for any commercial purposes. If you download or print a copy of the Content for personal use, you must retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained therein. You agree not to circumvent, disable or otherwise interfere with security related features of the Site or features that prevent or restrict use or copying of any Content or enforce limitations on use of the Site or the Content therein. There is no guarantee that any Content you access on or through the Site is or will continue to be accurate.

  1. Warranty Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability

You agree that your use of the Site shall be at your sole risk. To the fullest extent permitted by law, The Gossip Junky, its officers, directors, employees, and agents disclaim all warranties, expressed or implied, in connection with the Website and your use thereof. The Gossip Junky makes no warranties or representations about the accuracy or completeness of this Site’s content or the content of any sites linked to this Site. In no event shall The Gossip Junky, its officers, directors, employees, or agents, be liable to you for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, punitive, or consequential damages whatsoever resulting from any (i) errors, mistakes, or inaccuracies of content, (ii) personal injury or property damage, of any nature whatsoever, resulting from your access to and use of the website, (iii) unauthorized access to or use of our secure servers and/or any and all personal information stored therein, (iv) interruption or cessation of transmission to or from our website, (iv) bugs, viruses, trojan horses, or the like which may be transmitted to or through our Website by any third party, and/or (v) 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 Site, whether based on warranty, contract, tort, or any other legal theory, and whether or not The Gossip Junky is advised of the possibility of such damages. The foregoing limitation of liability shall apply to the fullest extent permitted by law in the applicable jurisdiction.

Today’s Collective does not warrant, endorse, guarantee, or assume responsibility for any product or service advertised or offered by a third party through the Site or any hyperlinked website or featured in any banner or other advertising, and The Gossip Junky will not be a party to or in any way be responsible for monitoring any transaction between you and third-party providers of products or services. As with the purchase of a product or service through any medium or in any environment, you should use your best judgment and exercise caution where appropriate.

You specifically acknowledge that The Gossip Junky shall not be liable for any defamatory, offensive, or illegal conduct of any third party and that the risk of harm or damage from the foregoing rests entirely with you.

The Website is controlled and offered by The Gossip Junky from its facilities in the United States of America and Canada. The Gossip Junky makes no representations that the Site is appropriate or available for use in other locations. Those who access or use the Site from other jurisdictions do so at their own volition and are responsible for compliance with local law.

  1. Indemnity

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless The Gossip Junky, its officers, directors, employees and agents, from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debt, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney’s fees) arising from: (i) your use of and access to the Site; (ii) your violation of any term of these Terms of Service; (iii) your violation of any third party right, including without limitation any copyright, property, or privacy right. This defense and indemnification obligation will survive these Terms of Service and your use of the Site.

  1. Ability to Accept Terms of Service

You affirm that you are either more than 18 years of age, or an emancipated minor, or possess legal parental or guardian consent, and are fully able and competent to enter into the terms, conditions, obligations, affirmations, representations, and warranties set forth in these Terms of Service, and to abide by and comply with these Terms of Service. We may, in our sole discretion, refuse to offer the Content to any person or entity and change its eligibility criteria at any time. In any case, you affirm that you are over the age of 18, as the Site is not intended for children under 18. If you are under 18 years of age, then please do not use the Site — there are lots of other great web sites for you. Talk to your parents about what sites are appropriate for you.

  1. Assignment

These Terms of Service, and any rights and licenses granted hereunder, may not be transferred or assigned by you, but may be assigned by The Gossip Junky without restriction.

  1. General

You agree that: (i) the Site shall be deemed solely based in Ontario, Canada; and (ii) the Site shall be deemed a passive website that does not give rise to personal jurisdiction over The Gossip Junky, either specific or general, in jurisdictions other than Ontario, Canada. These Terms of Service shall be governed by the internal substantive laws of the Province of Ontario, without respect to its conflict of laws principles. Any claim or dispute between you and The Gossip Junky that arises in whole or in part from the Site shall be decided exclusively by a court of competent jurisdiction located in Province of Ontario, Canada. These Terms of Service, together with the Privacy Policy at http://www.The Gossip Junky.com/privacy-policy/ and any other legal notices published by The Gossip Junky on the Site, shall constitute the entire agreement between you and The Gossip Junky concerning the Site. If any provision of these Terms of Service is deemed invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these Terms of Service, which shall remain in full force and effect. No waiver of any term of these Terms of Service shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or any other term, and The Gossip Junky’s failure to assert any right or provision under these Terms of Service shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. The Gossip Junky reserves the right to amend these Terms of Service at any time and without notice, and it is your responsibility to review these Terms of Service for any changes. Your use of the Site following any amendment of these Terms of Service will signify your assent to and acceptance of its revised terms.

YOU AND The Gossip Junky AGREE THAT ANY CAUSE OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THE SITE MUST COMMENCE WITHIN SIX (6) MONTHS AFTER THE CAUSE OF ACTION ACCRUES. OTHERWISE, SUCH CAUSE OF ACTION IS PERMANENTLY BARRED.

Terms of Service Last Amended: November 2016

 

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