Terms of Service
Account Creation. In order to use certain features of the Site (e.g., to use the Services), you must register for an account with Company ("Company Account") and provide certain information about yourself as prompted by the Site registration form. You represent and warrant that: (a) all required registration information you submit is truthful and accurate; (b) you will maintain the accuracy of such information; and (c) your use of the Site does not violate any applicable law or regulation or the terms of this Agreement. You may delete your Company Account at any time, for any reason, by following the instructions on the Site. The small business/agriculture annual payment introductory rate of $299.40 per year (the $24.95 per month introductory rate is billed once annually and then annually on the next year anniversary unless cancelled prior to the anniversary date) is for year-ahead forecasts from date of sign up for two locations with the information delivered via the Sites upon sign up. After the one year trial subscription you may cancel at any time but there is no refund for the first year of service. Enterprise customers requiring more than two locations must sign a separate services agreement with Weather Trends International and are not authorized to use this site without the express written consent from Weather Trends International. Company may suspend or terminate your Company Account in accordance with Section 9 Term and Termination.
SITE User License. Subject to the terms of this Agreement, Company grants you a non-transferable, non-exclusive, single user license to use the Site and Services for your personal and business use. Site content may not be shared with any 3rd party.
Certain Restrictions. The rights granted to you in this Agreement are subject to the following restrictions: (a) you shall not license, sell, rent, lease, transfer, assign, distribute, host, or otherwise commercially exploit the Site or Services; (b) you shall not modify, make derivative works of, disassemble, reverse compile or reverse engineer any part of the Site or Services; (c) you shall not access the Site or Services in order to build a similar or competitive service; and (d) 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 the terms of this Agreement. All copyright and other proprietary notices on any Site content must be retained on any copies.
Modification. Company reserves the right, at any time, to modify, suspend, or discontinue the Site or Services or any part thereof with or without notice. You agree that Company will not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension, or discontinuance of the Site or Services or any part thereof.
Ownership. Excluding your User Content (defined below), you acknowledge that all the intellectual property rights, including copyrights, patents, trade marks, and trade secrets, in the Site and Services (excluding any User Content) are owned by Company or Company's licensors. The provision of the Site and Services does not transfer to you or any third party any rights, title or interest in or to such intellectual property rights. Company and its suppliers reserve all rights not granted in this Agreement.
License. By using your User Content with the Site, you automatically grant, and you represent and warrant that you have the right to grant, to Company an irrevocable, nonexclusive, royalty-free and fully paid, worldwide license to reproduce, distribute, publicly display and perform, prepare derivative works of, incorporate into other works, and otherwise use your User Content, and to grant sublicenses of the foregoing, solely for the purposes of including your User Content in the Site and Services. You agree to irrevocably waive (and cause to be waived) any claims and assertions of moral rights or attribution with respect to your User Content.
Feedback. Company will treat any feedback or suggestions you provide to Company as non-confidential and non-proprietary. Thus, in the absence of a written agreement with Company to the contrary, you agree that you will not submit to Company any information or ideas that you consider to be confidential or proprietary. If you provide Company any feedback or suggestions regarding the use, operation, functionality, or characteristic of the Site or Services ("Feedback"), you hereby assign to Company all rights in the Feedback and agree that Company shall have the right to use such Feedback and related information in any manner it deems appropriate. Company will treat any Feedback you provide to Company as non-confidential and non-proprietary. You agree that you will not submit to Company any information or ideas that you consider to be confidential or proprietary.
ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY. THE FOLLOWING SETS FORTH COMPANY'S "ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY":
You agree not to use the Site or Services to collect, upload, transmit, display, or distribute any User Content (a) that violates any third-party right, including any copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, moral right, privacy right, right of publicity, or any other intellectual property or proprietary right; (b) that is unlawful, harassing, abusive, tortious, threatening, harmful, abusive, invasive of another's privacy, vulgar, defamatory, false, intentionally misleading, trade libelous, pornographic, obscene, patently offensive (e.g., material that promotes racism, bigotry, hatred, or physical harm of any kind against any group or individual) or otherwise objectionable material of any kind or nature or which is harmful to minors in any way; or (c) in violation of any law, regulation, or obligations or restrictions imposed by any third party. In addition, you agree not to use the Site or Services to: (a) upload, transmit, or distribute any computer viruses, worms, or any software intended to damage or alter a computer system or data; (b) send unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, junk mail, spam, chain letters, pyramid schemes, or any other form of duplicative or unsolicited messages, whether commercial or otherwise; (c) harvest, collect, gather or assemble information or data regarding other users, including e-mail addresses, without their consent; (d) interfere with or disrupt servers or networks connected to the Site or violate the regulations, policies or procedures of such networks; (e) attempt to gain unauthorized access to (i) the Site or Services or (ii) other computer systems or networks connected to or used together with the Site, through password mining or other means; or (f) harass or interfere with another user's use and enjoyment of the Site or Services.
We reserve the right (but have no obligation under this Agreement) to review any User Content, investigate, and/or take appropriate action against you, in our sole discretion, if you violate the Acceptable Use Policy or any other provision of this Agreement, including removing or modifying your User Content, terminating your Company Account in accordance with Section 9, and/or reporting you to law enforcement authorities. We may also remove or modify your User Content if it, in our sole judgment, violates the rights of, harms, or threatens the safety of any other person, or creates liability for us or any other person. In order to cooperate with legitimate governmental requests, subpoenas or court orders, or to protect our business and customers, we may access and disclose any information we consider necessary or appropriate, including your Company Account username and password, IP address and traffic information, usage history, and your User Content.
YOU AGREE TO INDEMNIFY AND HOLD COMPANY, ITS PARENTS, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, ANY RELATED COMPANIES, ITS SUPPLIERS, LICENSORS AND PARTNERS, AND THE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS AND REPRESENTATIVES OF EACH OF THEM HARMLESS, INCLUDING COSTS AND ATTORNEYS' FEES, FROM ANY CLAIM OR DEMAND MADE BY ANY THIRD PARTY DUE TO OR ARISING OUT OF (I) YOUR USE OF THE SITE OR SERVICES, (II) YOUR USER CONTENT, OR (III) YOUR VIOLATION OF THIS AGREEMENT. COMPANY RESERVES THE RIGHT, AT YOUR EXPENSE, TO ASSUME THE EXCLUSIVE DEFENSE AND CONTROL OF ANY MATTER FOR WHICH YOU ARE REQUIRED TO INDEMNIFY US AND YOU AGREE TO COOPERATE WITH OUR DEFENSE OF THESE CLAIMS. YOU AGREE NOT TO SETTLE ANY MATTER WITHOUT THE PRIOR WRITTEN CONSENT OF COMPANY. COMPANY WILL USE REASONABLE EFFORTS TO NOTIFY YOU OF ANY SUCH CLAIM, ACTION OR PROCEEDING UPON BECOMING AWARE OF IT.
THIRD PARTY SITES & ADS; OTHER USERS
Third Party Sites & Ads. The Site might contain links to third party websites and advertisements for third parties (collectively,"Third Party Sites & Ads"). Such Third Party Sites & Ads are not under the control of Company and Company is not responsible for any Third Party Sites & Ads. Company provides these Third Party Sites & Ads only as a convenience and does not review, approve, monitor, endorse, warrant, or make any representations with respect to Third Party Sites & Ads. You use all Third Party Sites & Ads at your own risk. When you link to a Third Party Site or an ad provided by a third party, the applicable third party's terms and policies apply, including the third party's privacy and data gathering practices. You should make whatever investigation you feel necessary or appropriate before proceeding with any transaction in connection with such Third Party Sites & Ads.
Other Users. Each Site user is solely responsible for any and all its User Content. Because we do not control User Content, you acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible for any User Content and we make no guarantees regarding the accuracy, currency, suitability, or quality of any User Content, and we assume no responsibility for any User Content. Your interactions with other Site users are solely between you and such user. You agree that Company will not be responsible for any loss or damage incurred as the result of any such interactions. If there is a dispute between you and any Site user, we are under no obligation to become involved.
Release. You hereby release and forever discharge us, our officers, employees, agents, successors, and assigns, from, and hereby waive and relinquish, each and every past, present and future dispute, claim, controversy, demand, right, obligation, liability, action and cause of action of every kind and nature (including personal injuries, death, and property damage), that has arisen or arises directly or indirectly out of, or relates directly or indirectly to, any interactions with, or act or omission of, other Site users or Third Party Sites & Ads. IF YOU ARE A CALIFORNIA RESIDENT, YOU HEREBY WAIVE CALIFORNIA CIVIL CODE SECTION 1542 IN CONNECTION WITH THE FOREGOING, WHICH STATES: "A GENERAL RELEASE DOES NOT EXTEND TO CLAIMS WHICH THE CREDITOR DOES NOT KNOW OR SUSPECT TO EXIST IN HIS OR HER FAVOR AT THE TIME OF EXECUTING THE RELEASE, WHICH IF KNOWN BY HIM OR HER MUST HAVE MATERIALLY AFFECTED HIS OR HER SETTLEMENT WITH THE DEBTOR."
THE SITE AND SERVICES ARE PROVIDED "AS-IS" AND AS AVAILABLE AND WE (AND OUR SUPPLIERS) EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ANY WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING THE WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, QUIET ENJOYMENT, ACCURACY, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. WE (AND OUR SUPPLIERS) MAKE NO WARRANTY THAT THE SITE OR SERVICES: (A) WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS; (B) WILL BE AVAILABLE ON AN UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE BASIS; OR (C) WILL BE ACCURATE, RELIABLE, COMPLETE, LEGAL, OR SAFE.
SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
LIMITATION ON LIABILITY
IN NO EVENT SHALL WE (AND OUR SUPPLIERS) BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY LOST PROFIT OR ANY INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING FROM THIS AGREEMENT OR YOUR USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE SITE OR SERVICES, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. ACCESS TO, AND USE OF, THE SITE AND SERVICES ARE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK, AND YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA RESULTING THEREFROM. NOTWITHSTANDING ANYTHING TO THE CONTRARY CONTAINED HEREIN, OUR (AND OUR SUPPLIERS') LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ANY DAMAGES ARISING FROM OR RELATED TO THIS AGREEMENT (FOR ANY CAUSE WHATSOEVER AND REGARDLESS OF THE FORM OF THE ACTION), WILL AT ALL TIMES BE LIMITED TO THE GREATER OF (A) FIFTY US DOLLARS ($50) OR (B) AMOUNTS YOU'VE PAID COMPANY IN THE PRIOR 12 MONTHS (IF ANY).
SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OF CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU AND YOU MAY ALSO HAVE OTHER LEGAL RIGHTS THAT VARY FROM JURISDICTION TO JURISDICTION.
TERM AND TERMINATION. SUBJECT TO THIS SECTION, THIS AGREEMENT WILL REMAIN IN FULL FORCE AND EFFECT WHILE YOU USE THE SITE OR SERVICES. WE MAY (A) SUSPEND YOUR RIGHTS TO USE THE SITE AND/OR SERVICES (INCLUDING YOUR COMPANY ACCOUNT) OR (B) TERMINATE THIS AGREEMENT, AT ANY TIME FOR ANY REASON AT OUR SOLE DISCRETION, INCLUDING FOR ANY USE OF THE SITE OR SERVICES IN VIOLATION OF THIS AGREEMENT OR IF WE BELIEVE YOU ARE YOUNGER THAN 13. UPON TERMINATION OF THIS AGREEMENT, YOUR COMPANY ACCOUNT AND RIGHT TO ACCESS AND USE THE SITE AND SERVICES WILL TERMINATE IMMEDIATELY. YOU UNDERSTAND THAT ANY TERMINATION OF YOUR COMPANY ACCOUNT INVOLVES DELETION OF YOUR USER CONTENT ASSOCIATED THEREWITH FROM OUR LIVE DATABASES. COMPANY WILL NOT HAVE ANY LIABILITY WHATSOEVER TO YOU FOR ANY TERMINATION OF THIS AGREEMENT, INCLUDING FOR TERMINATION OF YOUR COMPANY ACCOUNT OR DELETION OF YOUR USER CONTENT. EVEN AFTER THIS AGREEMENT IS TERMINATED, THE FOLLOWING PROVISIONS OF THIS AGREEMENT WILL REMAIN IN EFFECT: SECTIONS 2.2-2.4, 3 -11.
COPYRIGHT POLICY. COMPANY RESPECTS THE INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY OF OTHERS AND ASKS THAT USERS OF OUR SERVICES DO THE SAME. IN CONNECTION WITH OUR SERVICES, WE HAVE ADOPTED AND IMPLEMENTED A POLICY RESPECTING COPYRIGHT LAW THAT PROVIDES FOR THE REMOVAL OF ANY INFRINGING MATERIALS AND FOR THE TERMINATION, IN APPROPRIATE CIRCUMSTANCES, OF USERS OF OUR ONLINE SERVICES WHO ARE REPEAT INFRINGERS OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS, INCLUDING COPYRIGHTS. IF YOU BELIEVE THAT ONE OF OUR USERS IS, THROUGH THE USE OF OUR SERVICES, UNLAWFULLY INFRINGING THE COPYRIGHT(S) IN A WORK, AND WISH TO HAVE THE ALLEGEDLY INFRINGING MATERIAL REMOVED, THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION IN THE FORM OF A WRITTEN NOTIFICATION (PURSUANT TO 17 U.S.C. § 512(C)) MUST BE PROVIDED TO OUR DESIGNATED COPYRIGHT AGENT:
your physical or electronic signature;
identification of the copyrighted work(s) that you claim to have been infringed;
identification of the material on our services that you claim is infringing and that you request us to remove;
sufficient information to permit us to locate such material;
your address, telephone number, and e-mail address;
a statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the objectionable material is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or under the law; and
a statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that you are either the owner of the copyright that has allegedly been infringed or that you are authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner.
Please note that, pursuant to 17 U.S.C. § 512(f), any misrepresentation of material fact (falsities) in a written notification automatically subjects the complaining party to liability for any damages, costs and attorney's fees incurred by us in connection with the written notification and allegation of copyright infringement.
The designated Copyright Agent for Company is:
Ryan Naftulin Cooley Godward Kronish LLP 777 6th Street NW, Suite 1100 • Washington, DC 20001 Direct: 202-842-7822 • Fax: 202-842-7899
Governing Law. This Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the State of Pennsylvania without giving effect to any conflict of laws principles that may provide the application of the law of another jurisdiction. You agree to submit to the personal jurisdiction of the state courts and federal courts located within Northampton County, Pennsylvania for the purpose of litigating all such claims or disputes. Notwithstanding the foregoing, we may seek injunctive or other equitable relief to protect its intellectual property rights in any court of competent jurisdiction.
Copyright/Trademark Information. Copyright © 2015, Company. All rights reserved. All trademarks, logos and service marks ("Marks") displayed on the Site 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.