Social Fabric® Website Terms Of Use

 

Introduction

This Website is presented by Collective Bias Inc., an Inmar Company (“Collective Bias”). By accessing this Website or any of the services provided by this website, you agree to these Terms of Use and our Privacy Policy.  If you do not understand or agree with these Terms of Use and our Privacy Policy, you do not have permission to use the Website or any services the Website provides.

We may occasionally change the features and content found on this Website, and our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy may be modified from time to time. Please revisit our Terms of Use periodically, and please revisit our Privacy Policy  each time you submit any personally identifiable information via this Website.

Your Responsibilities

It is your responsibility to review, understand, and abide by these Terms of Use and our Privacy Policy.  You agree that any information submitted by you via this Website is accurate and complete, and any materials you submit via this Website do not infringe the copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, patents or other proprietary rights of others, and are not offensive, harassing, or defamatory to any person.

If you create an account on this Website, you agree to keep your username and password and any other login credentials confidential, and understand that you are responsible for any misuse of your account. If you have reason to believe your username and password and any other login credentials have been compromised or misused, you must notify us immediately at community@collectivebias.com. Your account and/or your username and password and any other login credentials may be disabled or deleted at any time, for any reason, in our sole discretion, without notice to you.

Use by Children

This Website is not intended for use by children, and no one under the age of thirteen (13) is permitted to submit any information via this Website.

Reservation of Intellectual Property Rights

Collective Bias and/or its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, assigns, and licensors (“Affiliated Parties”) own all software, design, text, images, files, photographs, illustrations, audio clips, video clips, artwork, graphic material, program features, documents, and information or other copyrightable elements, and the selection and arrangements thereof, and trademarks, service marks, trade names, and logos (collectively, the “Materials”) pursuant to U.S. and foreign copyright, trademark and other laws. You do not acquire ownership rights to any of the Materials viewed or obtained through the Website.

By using this Website, you grant to Collective Bias an irrevocable, worldwide, royalty-free license to use and distribute any materials you elect to submit via the Website.

Copyright Protection

If you are a copyright owner or an agent thereof and believe that any content on this Website infringes your copyrights, you may submit a notification pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”) by providing our Copyright Agent with the following information in writing (see 17 U.S.C 512(c)(3) for further detail):

Collective Bias’ designated Copyright Agent to receive notifications of claimed infringement is:

Inmar, Inc.
Office of General Counsel
635 Vine Street
Winston-Salem, NC 27101

Permitted Limited Use of Website and Materials

If you elect to apply for membership in the Social Fabric community (the “Community”) by completing our online application, you agree to abide by Social Fabric’s Community Code of Ethics,  and accept our Privacy Policy.  in addition to agreeing to these Website Terms of Use. You understand and agree, further, that membership in the Community provides access to various Community benefits, including consideration for Shoppertunities and other opportunities to perform paid services for Collective Bias, but that membership creates no contractual or other legal relationship between you and Collective Bias, and the Community and/or your membership may be discontinued at any time, in our sole discretion. Granting membership in the Community is not intended to, and does not, create any obligation on the part of Collective Bias, nor entitle you to any rights or privileges other than participation in such Community benefits as we, in our sole discretion, may offer from time to time. In the event you are invited to provide paid services to Collective Bias and/or its clients, such services shall be the subject of a separate, written Independent Contractor Agreement and Scope of Work, which shall define your and our respective rights and responsibilities in connection with such services. Although a sample Independent Contractor Agreement and Scope of Work, clearly labelled as such, may be provided for your reference, no such sample document may be used to form a legally binding contract, and the terms of any actual Independent Contractor Agreement and Scope of Work can and will vary from the sample(s).]

You may use this Website only as set forth in these Terms of Use. You further agree that (1) you will not distribute in any medium any part of the Website, except that you may provide a link back to the Website and to the Materials on other websites or in emails where you are discussing or commenting on the Materials or Website; (2) you may copy or print the Materials for your personal, informational purposes, but may not redistribute the Materials in any form; (3) you will not alter or modify any part of the Website; (4) you will keep intact all copyright, trademark, and other proprietary notices; (5) you will not use this Website or the Materials to ridicule, disparage, threaten, defame, harass or annoy anyone, to propagate email spam or malware, or for commercial purposes other than as expressly permitted by Collective Bias; and (6) you will seek and obtain written authorization from an authorized Collective Bias representative for any further use of the Materials beyond the scope of use permitted herein.

Editing, Deleting and Modification

We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to edit or delete any Materials appearing on the Website, including this Agreement, without further notice to users of the Website, and to suspend or discontinue access to this Website at any time.

Third Party Links

This Website may provide links to third-party websites. Collective Bias is not responsible for the policies or practices or the content of such websites, and the inclusion of a link to any such website does not imply endorsement or sponsorship by Collective Bias of such website or any matter or thing or content on such website, except as may be explicitly stated.

Privacy

By accessing this Website and submitting any information via this Website to Collective Bias and its Affiliated Parties, you agree to the use of your information in accordance with our Privacy Policy.  

Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitation of Liability

Collective Bias DOES NOT WARRANT that this Website is free of malware or other defects, and EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS responsibility for injury or damage to any person’s computer or device related to or resulting from downloading or printing materials from, or use of, this Website.

Collective Bias makes NO WARRANTY as to Website “uptime,” availability, usability, or reliability, and EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS responsibility for injury or damage, including for lost revenues, data, or opportunities related to or resulting from any failure or unavailability of this Website.

THIS WEBSITE, THE MATERIALS, AND ANY INFORMATION ACCESSIBLE FROM OR THROUGH THIS WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED “AS-IS,” “AS AVAILABLE,” AND ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, ARE DISCLAIMED (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE DISCLAIMER OF ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE). COLLECTIVE BIAS AND OUR AFFILIATED PARTIES HAVE NO LIABILITY WHATSOEVER FOR YOUR USE OF, OR SUBMISSION OF MATERIALS OR INFORMATION VIA, THIS WEBSITE, NOR FOR ANY INFORMATION OR SERVICE PROVIDED BY THIS WEBSITE. IN PARTICULAR, BUT NOT AS A LIMITATION, WE AND OUR AFFILIATED PARTIES ARE NOT LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF BUSINESS, LOSS OF PROFITS, LITIGATION, OR THE LIKE), WHETHER BASED ON BREACH OF CONTRACT, BREACH OF WARRANTY, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), PRODUCT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THE NEGATION OF DAMAGES SET FORTH ABOVE IS A FUNDAMENTAL ELEMENT OF THE BASIS OF THE BARGAIN BETWEEN US. THIS WEBSITE, THE MATERIALS, AND ANY INFORMATION OR SERVICE PROVIDED BY THIS WEBSITE WOULD NOT BE PROVIDED WITHOUT SUCH LIMITATIONS.

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Collective Bias and its Affiliated Parties from and against any and all claims, damages, costs, and expenses, including attorneys’ fees, arising from or related to your use of this Website or any breach by you of these Terms of Use.

Venue; Applicable Law

THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA SHALL APPLY TO ANY DISPUTES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THIS WEBSITE AND YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE. YOU, COLLECTIVE BIAS, AND AFFILIATED PARTIES CONSENT TO PERSONAL JURISDICTION IN THE FEDERAL AND STATE COURTS IN FORSYTH COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA FOR ANY SUCH CLAIMS.