Terms and Conditions of Use Notice
Last updated: November 20, 2011
We reserve the right in our sole discretion to change, modify, add, or delete portions of this Notice at any time. We will provide notice of such changes only by posting the updated Notice on our Web site and changing the “last updated” date listed above. This Notice applies exclusively to your access to, interaction with, and use of, this Web site and does not alter in any way the terms or conditions of any other agreement you might have with WhiskedFoodie.com, Inc. (“WhiskedFoodie”) for products, services, or otherwise. We encourage you to review our Notice each time you visit our site to see if it has been updated since your last visit.
WhiskedFoodie or its affiliates or licensors solely and exclusively own all rights, title and interest in all web site materials, including, without limitation, the WhiskedFoodie logo, design, text, copy, graphics, videos, other files, and the selection and arrangement thereof (collectively, “Content”).
II. Website Usage
Other prohibited uses include:
i) Use of robots, spiders, or any automatic device, or use of any manual process to copy or scrape the web site Content for any purpose without the express written permission of WhiskedFoodie. Notwithstanding the foregoing, WhiskedFoodie grants the operators of public search engines permission to use spiders to copy materials from the site for the sole purpose of and solely to the extent necessary for creating publicly available searchable indices of the materials, but not caches or archives of such materials.
“WhiskedFoodie.com,” “WhiskedFoodie,” and other trademarks on this Web site are trademarks of WhiskedFoodie or its affiliates or licensors, and may not be copied, imitated or used, in whole or in part, without the prior written permission of WhiskedFoodie. In addition, all page headers, custom graphics, button icons, and scripts are service marks, trademarks, and/or trade dress of WhiskedFoodie, and may not be copied, imitated, or used, in whole or in part, without the prior written permission of WhiskedFoodie. All other trademarks, registered trademarks, product names and company names or logos mentioned on the Web site are the property of their respective owners.
WhiskedFoodie might have other patents, patent applications, trademarks, copyrights, or other intellectual property rights covering subject matter in any Web pages, and any software part of the Web site. Except to the extent we may have granted you licenses to certain intellectual property in this Notice, our providing you with such Web pages or any software does not give you any license to our intellectual property. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.
You are granted a limited, nonexclusive right to create a hyperlink to the homepage, channel homepage, or article page of this Web site only, provided such link does not portray WhiskedFoodie or any of its products and services in a false, misleading, derogatory, or otherwise defamatory manner. This limited right may be revoked at any time.
Third-Party Content & Services
WhiskedFoodie may provide hyperlinks to sites such as search engines and content of third parties (“Third-Party Content”) as a service to those interested in this information. WhiskedFoodie does not monitor nor does WhiskedFoodie have control over any Third-Party Content. WhiskedFoodie does not endorse or adopt any Third-Party Content and can make no guarantee as to its accuracy or completeness. WhiskedFoodie does not warrant the accuracy of any information contained on, and undertakes no responsibility to update or review, any Third-Party Content. Users use these hyperlinks and Third-Party Content contained therein at their own risk.
By submitting, disclosing, or offering any recipe, review, photograph, image, video, “favorites” list, comments, feedback, postcards, suggestions, ideas, notes, drawings, concepts, and other information, content or material, or other item (each, a “Submitted Item”) to WhiskedFoodie, either online or offline and whether or not solicited by WhiskedFoodie, you hereby grant to WhiskedFoodie an irrevocable, nonexclusive, perpetual, worldwide, royalty-free right and license to use, display, publicly perform, modify, reproduce, publish, distribute, make derivative works of, sublicense, and otherwise commercially and non-commercially exploit your Submitted Items and all copyright, trade secret, trademark, or other intellectual property rights therein, in any manner or medium now existing or hereafter developed (including but not limited to print, film, or electronic storage devices), and the exclusive right to use, display, publicly perform, modify, reproduce, publish, distribute, make derivative works of, sublicense, and otherwise exploit all such materials on commercial websites, without compensation of any kind to you or any third party.
You hereby represent and warrant (a) you have all necessary right, power, and authority to grant the license set forth herein to your Submitted Item, and (b) your Submitted Item does not violate, misappropriate, or infringe any copyright, trade secret, trademark or other intellectual property right of any third party. You will take, at WhiskedFoodie’ expense, any further action (including, without limitation, execution of affidavits and other documents) reasonably requested by WhiskedFoodie to effect, perfect, and confirm the license granted to WhiskedFoodie to your Submitted Item as set forth herein.
Publication or use of any Submitted Items is at the sole discretion of WhiskedFoodie and WhiskedFoodie is under no obligation to publish or use any Submitted Item. If your Submitted Item is published, used and/or posted on the Web site or otherwise used by WhiskedFoodie, we may include your name, likeness, photo or biographical information in conjunction with such publication, posting, or use. By submitting, disclosing, or offering a Submitted Item, you hereby grant WhiskedFoodie the right to use your name in connection with the publication, use or posting of your Submitted Item. You must include your full name and e-mail address with your Submitted Item so we can contact you if we have any questions about your Submitted Item; however, only your name and not your e-mail address will be published with your Submitted Item.
THIS WEB SITE AND THE CONTENT AVAILABLE ON IT ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AND YOU AGREE USE OF THIS WEB SITE AND/OR ITS CONTENT IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. WHISKEDFOODIE DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. WHISKEDFOODIE DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT MATERIALS ON THIS WEB SITE ARE ACCURATE, COMPLETE, RELIABLE, CURRENT, OR ERROR-FREE. WHISKEDFOODIE DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THIS WEB SITE OR ITS SERVER(S) ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE YOUR USE OF THE WEB SITE AND CONTENT IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK.
WhiskedFoodie reserves the right to change any and all Content contained on this Web site at any time without notice. Reference to any products, services, processes, or other information, by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, and supplier or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation thereof by WhiskedFoodie.
Limitation of Liability
IN NO EVENT SHALL WHISKEDFOODIE OR ITS AFFILIATES, OR ANY OF THEIR OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, OR SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF PROFITS OR LOSS OF DATA, WHETHER IN AN ACTION IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE), OR OTHERWISE, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THIS WEB SITE OR CONTENT CONTAINED ON, OR ACCESSED THROUGH, THIS WEB SITE, EVEN IF WHISKEDFOODIE HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. Some jurisdictions do not allow the limitation or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages, so some of the above might not apply to you.
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless WhiskedFoodie, its affiliates, and all of their officers, directors, agents, suppliers, and licensors from and against any and all claims, damages, costs and expenses, including attorneys’ fees, arising from or related to your use of the Web site or any Materials or Submissions you provide, including, but not limited to, any claim by a third party that any Materials or Submissions infringe or violate such third party’s rights or interests.
Removal and Disclosure
We reserve the right to, at our sole discretion, remove, take down, destroy or delete any Material and Submissions at any time and for any reason, including, but not limited to Material and Submissions, that we deem inappropriate or which we believe might subject us to any liability. We may access, use and disclose transaction information about your use of our Web site, and any Material and Submissions transmitted by you via or in connection with our Web site, to the extent permitted by law, in order to comply with the law (e.g., a lawful subpoena); to initiate, render, bill and collect for our products and services; to protect our rights or property, or to protect users of our Web site from fraudulent, abusive, or unlawful use of our Web site. INDIRECT OR ATTEMPTED VIOLATIONS OF THIS NOTICE OR ANY RELATED POLICY, GUIDELINE OR AGREEMENT, AND ACTUAL OR ATTEMPTED VIOLATIONS BY A THIRD PARTY ON YOUR BEHALF, SHALL BE CONSIDERED VIOLATIONS OF THIS AGREEMENT BY YOU.
These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the state of California, without regard to its choice of law principles to the contrary. You agree any action at law or in equity arising out of or relating to these terms and conditions shall be filed only in the state and federal courts residing in Los Angeles County, California, and you hereby irrevocably and unconditionally consent and submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of such courts over any suit, action, or proceeding arising out of this Notice.
WhiskedFoodie reserves the right, without notice and in its sole discretion at any time, to terminate your license to use this Web site, to block or prevent future access to and use of this Web site, and to remove and discard any Material and Submissions.
If any provision of this Notice shall be deemed unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from this Notice and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.