11. HOMEZINC CORPORATION DBA R.F.N. Homes Proprietary Rights.
We and our suppliers own the Services, which are protected by proprietary rights and laws. Our trade names, trademarks and service marks include the HOMEZINC CORPORATION , R.F.H. Homes and any associated logos. All trade names, trademarks, service marks, logos, copyrightable works and other content, information and materials on or made available through the Services that are not owned by us are the property of their respective owners. You may not use our trade names, trademarks, service marks or logos in connection with any product or service that is not ours, or in any manner that is likely to cause confusion. Nothing contained on the Services should be construed as granting any right to use any trade names, trademarks, service marks, logos, copyrightable works or other content, information and materials without the express prior written consent of the owner.
12. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES.
THE SERVICES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OR CONDITION OF ANY KIND AND WE DO NOT PROVIDE ANY WARRANTY THAT THE SERVICES WILL BE FREE FROM ERRORS OR INTERRUPTION. YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES IS AT YOUR OWN RISK.THE FOREGOING DOES NOT AFFECT ANY WARRANTIES THAT CANNOT BE EXCLUDED OR LIMITED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.
13. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY.
NEITHER WE NOR OUR AFFILIATES AND ANY RESPECTIVE DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AFFILIATES, AGENTS, REPRESENTATIVES, LICENSORS, SUPPLIERS AND SERVICE PROVIDERS (COLLECTIVELY, THE “AFFILIATED ENTITIES”) WILL BE LIABLE FOR: (A) ANY LOST PROFITS, REVENUES, OR INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, COST OF COVER, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES; OR (B) AGGREGATE LIABILITY OF ALL AFFILIATED ENTITIES, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, EXCEEDING THE GREATER OF (I) THE TOTAL AMOUNT PAID BY YOU TO US IN THE TWELVE (12) MONTH PERIOD PRIOR TO THE EVENT GIVING RISE TO THE CAUSE OF ACTION FOR DAMAGES, OR (II) FIFTY DOLLARS ($50.00). YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY FOR DISSATISFACTION WITH THE SERVICES (INCLUDING ANY APPS OR THIRD PARTY MATERIALS) IS TO STOP USING THE SERVICES. ALL LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY OF ANY KIND (INCLUDING IN THIS SECTION AND ELSEWHERE IN THIS AGREEMENT) ARE MADE ON BEHALF OF BOTH US AND THE AFFILIATED ENTITIES, AND THEIR RESPECTIVE SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS.
You will defend, indemnify and hold harmless us and the Affiliated Entities, and their respective successors and assigns, from and against all claims, liabilities, damages, judgments, awards, losses, costs, expenses and fees (including attorneys’ fees and expenses) arising out of or relating to: (a) your use of, or activities in connection with, the Services (including all Submissions); and (b) any violation or alleged violation of this Agreement by you.
This Agreement is effective until terminated. We may terminate or suspend your use of the Services at any time and without prior notice, for any or no reason, including if we believe that you have violated or acted inconsistently with this Agreement. Upon any such termination or suspension, your right to use the Services will immediately cease, and we may, without liability to you or any third party, immediately deactivate or delete your user name, password and account, and all associated materials, without any obligation to provide any further access to such materials. Subject to the limitations and other provisions of this Agreement: (a) the representations and warranties of the parties contained herein will survive the expiration or termination of this Agreement; and (b) any provision that, in order to give proper effect to its intent, should survive such expiration or termination, will survive the expiration or termination of this Agreement for the period of time necessary to give proper effect to the intent of the provision.
16. Governing Law; Arbitration; Class Action Waiver.
This Agreement and your activities under it, are governed solely by and shall be construed solely in accordance with the laws of the United States and the State of California, U.S.A., without regard to its principles of conflicts of law regardless of your location.
Except for disputes that qualify for small claims court, any controversy or claim arising out of or related to this Agreement will be resolved through final and binding arbitration before a neutral arbitrator instead of in a court by a judge or jury. You agree that any arbitration under this Agreement will take place on an individual basis; class arbitrations and class actions are not permitted. You agree that we and you are each waiving the right to trial by a jury, and you are agreeing to give up any legal right you may have to participate in a class arbitration or class action. If you do not want to be bound by this arbitration provision, you may opt out without prejudice or penalty. In order to opt out of this arbitration provision, you must notify us in writing that you do not want to resolve disputes with us by arbitration, and such notice should be delivered by e-mail to email@example.com or by mail to 235A North Moorpark Rd. # 1417 Thousand Oaks CA 91358, Attn: Legal Department, within thirty (30) days of the earlier of: (a) the date you first use or access the Services; and (b) the date you click or tap any button or box marked “accept,” “agree” or “ok” (or a similar term) in connection with this Agreement (including registering your account).
Arbitrations conducted pursuant to this Agreement will be administered by the American Arbitration Association (AAA) under its Commercial Arbitration Rules and Mediation Procedures (Commercial Rules). In the event the Commercial Rules conflict with any provision of this Agreement, the terms of this Agreement will control. A party will initiate an arbitration under this Agreement by providing notice and a demand for arbitration to the other party according to the Commercial Rules. The parties will work together to agree on the appointment of an arbitrator within twenty (20) days of the initiation of the arbitration. If the parties cannot agree on an arbitrator, one will be appointed according to the Commercial Rules.
For arbitrations outside of California, the arbitrator shall have the authority to award attorney's fees and costs to the prevailing party if such an award is allowed under applicable law. For arbitrations within California, the arbitrator shall not have the authority to award attorney's fees and costs to a claimant who does not prevail against.
17. Information or Complaints.
If you have a question or concern regarding the Services, please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also contact us by calling us at (805)990-3007. Please note that e-mail communications are not necessarily secure. Accordingly, you should not include personal or payment information or other sensitive information in your e-mail correspondence with us. California residents may reach the Complaint Assistance Unit of the Division of Consumer Services of the California Department of Consumer Affairs by mail at 1625 North Market Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95834, or by telephone at (916) 445-1254 or (800) 952-5210.
18. Copyright Infringement Claims.
The Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (DMCA) provides recourse for copyright owners who believe that material appearing on the Internet infringes their rights under U.S. copyright law. If you believe in good faith that materials available through the Services infringe your copyright, you (or your agent) may send us a written notice by mail, e-mail or fax, requesting that we remove such material or disable access to it. If you believe in good faith that someone has wrongly submitted to us a notice of copyright infringement involving content that you made available through the Services, you may send us a counter-notice. Notices and counter-notices must meet the then-current statutory requirements imposed by the DMCA. See http://www.copyright.gov/ for details. Notices and counter-notices must be sent in writing to our Designated Agent as follows:
235A North Moorpark Rd. # 1417
Thousand Oaks CA 91358
We suggest that you consult your legal advisor before sending a DMCA notice or counter-notice. It is our policy to terminate, in appropriate circumstances, a user’s right to use the Services if we decide they are repeat infringers.
19. Export Controls.
You are responsible for complying with United States export controls and for any violation of such controls, including any United States embargoes or other federal rules and regulations restricting exports. You represent, warrant and covenant that you are not: (a) located in, or a resident or a national of, any country subject to a U.S. government embargo or other restriction, or that has been designated by the U.S. government as a “terrorist supporting” country; or (b) on any of the U.S. government lists of restricted end users.
This Agreement does not, and will not be construed to, create any partnership, joint venture, employer-employee, agency or franchisor-franchisee relationship between you and us. If any provision of this Agreement is found to be unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable, that provision will be deemed severable from this Agreement and will not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provision. You may not assign, transfer or sublicense any or all of your rights or obligations under this Agreement without our express prior written consent. We may assign, transfer or sublicense any or all of our rights or obligations under this Agreement without restriction. No waiver by either party of any breach or default under this Agreement will be deemed to be a waiver of any other breach or default. Any heading, caption or section title contained herein is for convenience only, and in no way defines or explains any section or provision. All terms defined in the singular will have the same meanings when used in the plural, where appropriate and unless otherwise specified. Any use of the term “including” or variations thereof in this Agreement will be construed as if followed by the phrase “without limitation.” This Agreement, including any terms and conditions incorporated herein and any addenda hereto, is the entire agreement between you and us regarding its subject matter, and supersedes any and all prior or contemporaneous written or oral agreements or understandings between you and us relating to such subject matter. Notices to you (including notices of changes to this Agreement) may be made via posting to the Services or by e-mail (including in each case via links) to the most recent e-mail address that you have provided to us, or by regular mail to the most recent mailing address that you have provided to us. Without limitation, a printed version of this Agreement and of any notice given in electronic form will be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this Agreement to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form. We will not be responsible for any failure to fulfill any obligation due to any cause beyond our reasonable control.