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  • Terms of Use

    Last updated 2011-11-11

    Welcome to Candy Sign! Candy Sign, LLC. (“Candy Sign”, “our”, “us” or “we”) provides Candy Sign, an online service that allows users to create, view and follow visual collections (the “Services”) through our website, accessible at www.candysign.com (the “Site”), and our application for halftone image generation (the “Application”).

    Please read carefully the following terms and conditions (“Terms”) and our Privacy Policy, which may be found at http://candysign.com/about/terms. These Terms govern your access to and use of the Site, Application and Services and all Site Content (defined below), and constitute a binding legal agreement between you and Candy Sign.

    Key Terms related to Content

    “Content” means text, graphics, images, music, software, audio, video, information or other materials.

    “Candy Sign Content” means all Content that Candy Sign makes available through the Site, Application or Service, including any Content licensed from a third party, but excluding Generated Content.

    “Generated Content” means all Content that a person posts, uploads, publishes, submits or transmits to be made available through the Site, Application or Services.

    “Site Content” means Generated Content and Candy Sign Content.

    Certain areas of the Site and Application (and your access to or use of certain Services or Site Content) may have different terms and conditions posted or may require you to agree with and accept additional terms and conditions. If there is a conflict between these Terms and terms and conditions posted for a specific area of the Site, Application, Services, Site Content, the latter terms and conditions will take precedence with respect to your use of or access to that area of the Site, Application, Services or Site Content.

    YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT, BY ACCESSING OR USING THE SITE, APPLICATION OR SERVICES OR BY CREATING ANY GENERATED CONTENT ON THE SITE, APPLICATION OR THROUGH THE SERVICES, YOU ARE INDICATING THAT YOU HAVE READ, UNDERSTAND AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS, USED THE APPLICATION. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS, THEN YOU HAVE NO RIGHT TO ACCESS OR USE THE SITE, APPLICATION, SERVICES OR SITE CONTENT. If you accept or agree to these Terms on behalf of a company or other legal entity, you represent and warrant that you have the authority to bind that company or other legal entity to these Terms and, in such event, “you” and “your” will refer and apply to that company or other legal entity.

    Modification

    Candy Sign reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify, discontinue or terminate the Site, Application or Services or to modify these Terms, at any time and without prior notice. If we modify these Terms, we will post the modification on the Site or through the Application or provide you with notice of the modification. We will also update the “Last Updated Date” at the top of these Terms. By continuing to access or use the Site, Application or Services after we have posted a modification on the Site or via the Application or have provided you with notice of a modification, you are indicating that you agree to be bound by the modified Terms. If the modified Terms are not acceptable to you, your only recourse is to cease using the Site, Application and the Services.

    How Candy Sign Works

    You may use the Services to create, view and share generated artwork. In order to create generated artwork, you may (i) upload images from your computer by selecting the “Upload an image from my computer” section of the Site, (ii) use an image from the Application’s gallery of images. Please note that your generated artwork will be publicly viewable by all visitors to the Site and Application.

    Eligibility

    The Site, Application and Services are intended solely for persons who are 13 or older. Any access to or use of the Site, Application or Services by anyone under 13 is expressly prohibited. By accessing or using the Site, Application or Services you represent and warrant that you are 13 or older.

    Ownership

    The Site, Application, Services and Site Content are protected by copyright, trademark, and other laws of the United States and foreign countries. Except as expressly provided in these Terms, Candy Sign and its licensors exclusively own all right, title and interest in and to the Site, Application, Services and Site Content, including all associated intellectual property rights. You will not remove, alter or obscure any copyright, trademark, service mark or other proprietary rights notices incorporated in or accompanying the Site, Application, Services or Site Content.

    Application License

    If you decide to use the Application, subject to your compliance with the terms and conditions of these Terms, Candy Sign grants you a limited non-exclusive, non-transferable, revocable license, without the right to sublicense, for you to access and use such Application on a device that you own or control, solely for your personal and non-commercial purposes. Candy Sign reserves all rights in the Application not expressly granted to you by these Terms.

    Candy Sign Content and Generated Content License

    Subject to your compliance with the terms and conditions of these Terms, Candy Sign grants you a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable license, without the right to sublicense, to access, view, download and print any Candy Sign Content solely for your personal and non-commercial purposes. Subject to your compliance with the terms and conditions of these Terms, Candy Sign grants you a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable license, without the right to sublicense, to access and view any Generated Content solely for your personal and internal business purposes. You will not use, copy, adapt, modify, prepare derivative works based upon, distribute, license, sell, transfer, publicly display, publicly perform, transmit, stream, broadcast or otherwise exploit the Site, Application, Services, or Site Content except as expressly permitted in these Terms. No licenses or rights are granted to you by implication or otherwise under any intellectual property rights owned or controlled by Candy Sign or its licensors, except for the licenses and rights expressly granted in these Terms.

    Generated Content

    We may, in our sole discretion, post, upload, publish, submit or transmit Generated Content. By making available any Generated Content through the Site, Application or Services, you hereby grant to Candy Sign a worldwide, irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, transferable, royalty-free license, with the right to sublicense, to use, copy, adapt, modify, distribute, license, sell, transfer, publicly display, publicly perform, transmit, stream, broadcast, access, view, and otherwise exploit such Generated Content only on, through or by means of the Site, Application or Services. Candy Sign does not claim any ownership rights in any such Generated Content and nothing in these Terms will be deemed to restrict any rights that you may have to use and exploit any such Generated Content.

    You acknowledge and agree that you are solely responsible for all Generated Content that you make available through the Site, Application and Services. Accordingly, you represent and warrant that: (i) you either are the sole and exclusive owner of all Generated Content that you make available through the Site, Application and Services or you have all rights, licenses, consents and releases that are necessary to grant to Candy Sign the rights in such Generated Content, as contemplated under these Terms; and (ii) neither the Generated Content nor your posting, uploading, publication, submission or transmittal of the Generated Content or Candy Sign use of the Generated Content (or any portion thereof) on, through or by means of the Site, Application and the Services will infringe, misappropriate or violate a third party’s patent, copyright, trademark, trade secret, moral rights or other proprietary or intellectual property rights, or rights of publicity or privacy, or result in the violation of any applicable law or regulation.

    General Prohibitions

    You agree not to do any of the following:

    • Post, upload, publish, submit, provide access to or transmit any Content that: (i) infringes, misappropriates or violates a third party’s patent, copyright, trademark, trade secret, moral rights or other intellectual property rights, or rights of publicity or privacy; (ii) violates, or encourages any conduct that would violate, any applicable law or regulation or would give rise to civil liability; (iii) is fraudulent, false, misleading or deceptive; (iv) is defamatory, obscene, pornographic, vulgar or offensive; (v) promotes discrimination, bigotry, racism, hatred, harassment or harm against any individual or group; (vi) is violent or threatening or promotes violence or actions that are threatening to any other person; or (vii) promotes illegal or harmful activities or substances.
    • Use, display, mirror or frame the Site or Application, or any individual element within the Site or Application, the Candy Sign name, any Candy Sign trademark, logo or other proprietary information, or the layout and design of any page or form contained on a page, without our express written consent;
    • Access, tamper with, or use non-public areas of the Site or Application, our computer systems, or the technical delivery systems of our providers;
    • Attempt to probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of any Candy Sign system or network or breach any security or authentication measures;
    • Avoid, bypass, remove, deactivate, impair, descramble or otherwise circumvent any technological measure implemented by Candy Sign or any of our providers or any other third party (including another user) to protect the Site, Application or Site Content;
    • Attempt to access or search the Site, Application, Site Content or download Site Content from the Site or Application through the use of any engine, software, tool, agent, device or mechanism (including spiders, robots, crawlers, data mining tools or the like) other than the software and/or search agents provided by Candy Sign or other generally available third party web browsers;
    • Send any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, email, junk mail, spam, chain letters or other form of solicitation;
    • Use any meta tags or other hidden text or metadata utilizing a Candy Sign or Candy Sign trademark, logo URL or product name without Candy Sign express written consent;
    • Use the Site, Application or Site Content for any commercial purpose or the benefit of any third party or in any manner not permitted by these Terms;
    • Forge any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in any email or newsgroup posting, or in any way use the Site, Application, or Site Content to send altered, deceptive or false source-identifying information;
    • Attempt to decipher, decompile, disassemble or reverse engineer any of the software used to provide the Site, Application or Site Content.
    • Interfere with, or attempt to interfere with, the access of any user, host or network, including, without limitation, sending a virus, overloading, flooding, spamming, or mail-bombing the Site or Application;
    • Collect or store any personally identifiable information from the Site or Application from other users of the Site or Application without their express permission;
    • Impersonate or misrepresent your affiliation with any person or entity;
    • Violate any applicable law or regulation; or
    • Encourage or enable any other individual to do any of the foregoing.

    Candy Sign will have the right to investigate and prosecute violations of any of the above to the fullest extent of the law. Candy Sign may involve and cooperate with law enforcement authorities in prosecuting users who violate these Terms. You acknowledge that Candy Sign has no obligation to monitor your access to or use of the Site, Application, Services or Site Content or to review or edit any Site Content, but has the right to do so for the purpose of operating the Site, Application and Services, to ensure your compliance with these Terms, or to comply with applicable law or the order or requirement of a court, administrative agency or other governmental body. Candy Sign reserves the right, at any time and without prior notice, to remove or disable access to any Site Content that Candy Sign, at its sole discretion, considers to be objectionable for any reason, in violation of these Terms or otherwise harmful to the Site, Application or Services.

    Copyright Policy

    Candy Sign copyright law and expects its users to do the same. Candy Sign has adopted and implemented a policy that provides for the termination in appropriate circumstances of registered users or other account holders who repeatedly infringe or are believed to be repeatedly infringing the rights of copyright holders. Please see Candy Sign Copyright Policy at http://candysign.com/about/terms, for further information.

    Links

    The Site and Application may contain links to third-party websites or resources. You acknowledge and agree that Candy Sign is not responsible or liable for: (i) the availability or accuracy of such websites or resources; or (ii) the content, products, or services on or available from such websites or resources. Links to such websites or resources do not imply any endorsement by Candy Sign of such websites or resources or the content, products, or services available from such websites or resources. You acknowledge sole responsibility for and assume all risk arising from your use of any such websites or resources.

    Disclaimers

    THE SITE, APPLICATION, SERVICES AND SITE CONTENT ARE PROVIDED “AS IS”, WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, CANDY SIGN EXPLICITLY DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, QUIET ENJOYMENT OR NON-INFRINGEMENT, AND ANY WARRANTIES ARISING OUT OF COURSE OF DEALING OR USAGE OF TRADE. CANDY SIGN MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT THE SITE, APPLICATION, SERVICES OR SITE CONTENT WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS OR BE AVAILABLE ON AN UNINTERRUPTED, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE BASIS. CANDY SIGN MAKES NO WARRANTY REGARDING THE QUALITY OF ANY PRODUCTS, SERVICE OR SITE CONTENT OBTAINED THROUGH THE SITE, APPLICATION OR SERVICES OR THE ACCURACY, TIMELINESS, TRUTHFULNESS, COMPLETENESS OR RELIABILITY OF ANY SITE CONTENT OBTAINED THROUGH THE SITE, APPLICATION OR SERVICES.

    ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED FROM CANDY SIGN OR THROUGH THE SITE, SERVICES, CONTENT OR GENERATED CONTENT, WILL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY MADE HEREIN.

    YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL OF YOUR COMMUNICATIONS AND INTERACTIONS WITH OTHER USERS OF THE SITE, APPLICATION OR SERVICES AND WITH OTHER PERSONS WITH WHOM YOU COMMUNICATE OR INTERACT AS A RESULT OF YOUR USE OF THE SITE, APPLICATION OR SERVICES. YOU UNDERSTAND THAT CANDY SIGN DOES NOT SCREEN OR INQUIRE INTO THE BACKGROUND OF ANY USERS OF THE SITE, APPLICATION OR SERVICES, NOR DOES CANDY SIGN MAKE ANY ATTEMPT TO VERIFY THE STATEMENTS OF USERS OF THE SITE, APPLICATION OR SERVICES. CANDY SIGN MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES AS TO THE CONDUCT OF USERS OF THE SITE, APPLICATION, OR SERVICES OR THEIR COMPATIBILITY WITH ANY CURRENT OR FUTURE USERS OF THE SITE, APPLICATION OR SERVICES. YOU AGREE TO TAKE REASONABLE PRECAUTIONS IN ALL COMMUNICATIONS AND INTERACTIONS WITH OTHER USERS OF THE SITE, APPLICATION OR SERVICES AND WITH OTHER PERSONS WITH WHOM YOU COMMUNICATE OR INTERACT AS A RESULT OF YOUR USE OF THE SITE, APPLICATION OR SERVICES, PARTICULARLY IF YOU DECIDE TO MEET OFFLINE OR IN PERSON.

    Indemnity

    You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold Candy Sign, its officers, directors, employees and agents, harmless from and against any claims, liabilities, damages, losses, and expenses, including, without limitation, reasonable legal and accounting fees, arising out of or in any way connected with (i) your access to or use of the Site, Application, Services or Site Content, (ii) your Generated Content, or (iii) your violation of these Terms.

    Limitation of Liability

    YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT, TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, THE ENTIRE RISK ARISING OUT OF YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE SITE, APPLICATION, SERVICES AND SITE CONTENT REMAINS WITH YOU. NEITHER CANDY SIGN NOR ANY OTHER PARTY INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING, OR DELIVERING THE SITE, APPLICATION, SERVICES OR CONTENT WILL BE LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING LOST PROFITS, LOSS OF DATA OR LOSS OF GOODWILL, SERVICE INTERRUPTION, COMPUTER DAMAGE OR SYSTEM FAILURE OR THE COST OF SUBSTITUTE PRODUCTS OR SERVICES, OR FOR ANY DAMAGES FOR PERSONAL OR BODILY INJURY OR EMOTIONAL DISTRESS ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THESE TERMS OR FROM THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE, APPLICATION, SERVICES, SITE CONTENT , OR FROM ANY COMMUNICATIONS, INTERACTIONS OR MEETINGS WITH OTHER USERS OF THE SITE, APPLICATION OR SERVICES OR OTHER PERSONS WITH WHOM YOU COMMUNICATE OR INTERACT AS A RESULT OF YOUR USE OF THE SITE, APPLICATION OR SERVICES, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), PRODUCT LIABILITY OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT CANDY SIGN HAS BEEN INFORMED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE, EVEN IF A LIMITED REMEDY SET FORTH HEREIN IS FOUND TO HAVE FAILED OF ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE.

    IN NO EVENT WILL CANDY SIGN AGGREGATE LIABILITY ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THESE TERMS OR FROM THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE, APPLICATION, SERVICES OR SITE CONTENT EXCEED ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($100). THE LIMITATIONS OF DAMAGES SET FORTH ABOVE ARE FUNDAMENTAL ELEMENTS OF THE BASIS OF THE BARGAIN BETWEEN CANDY SIGN AND YOU. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

    Proprietary Rights Notices

    All trademarks, service marks, logos, trade names and any other proprietary designations of Candy Sign used herein are trademarks or registered trademarks of Candy Sign. Any other trademarks, service marks, logos, trade names and any other proprietary designations are the trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective parties.

    Controlling Law and Jurisdiction

    These Terms and any action related thereto will be governed by the laws of the State of California without regard to its conflict of laws provisions. The exclusive jurisdiction and venue of any action with respect to the subject matter of these Terms will be the state and federal courts located in the Northern District of California and each of the parties hereto waives any objection to jurisdiction and venue in such courts.

    Entire Agreement

    These Terms constitute the entire and exclusive understanding and agreement between Candy Sign and you regarding the Site, Application, Services, Site Content, and Generated Content and these Terms supersede and replace any and all prior oral or written understandings or agreements between Candy Sign and you regarding the Site, Application, Services and Content.

    Assignment

    You may not assign or transfer these Terms, by operation of law or otherwise, without Candy Sign prior written consent. Any attempt by you to assign or transfer these Terms, without such consent, will be null and of no effect. Candy Sign may assign or transfer these Terms, at its sole discretion, without restriction. Subject to the foregoing, these Terms will bind and inure to the benefit of the parties, their successors and permitted assigns.

    Notices

    Any notices or other communications permitted or required hereunder, including those regarding modifications to these Terms, will be in writing and given by Candy Sign (i) via email (in each case to the address that you provide) or (ii) by posting to the Site or via the Application. For notices made by e-mail, the date of receipt will be deemed the date on which such notice is transmitted.

    General

    The failure of Candy Sign to enforce any right or provision of these Terms will not constitute a waiver of future enforcement of that right or provision. The waiver of any such right or provision will be effective only if in writing and signed by a duly authorized representative of Candy Sign. Except as expressly set forth in these Terms, the exercise by either party of any of its remedies under these Terms will be without prejudice to its other remedies under these Terms or otherwise. If for any reason a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision of these Terms invalid or unenforceable, that provision will be enforced to the maximum extent permissible and the other provisions of these Terms will remain in full force and effect.

    Contacting Candy Sign

    If you have any questions about these Terms or any questions, complaints or claims with respect to the Application, please contact us at eye@candysign.com