Thirty-One Gifts LLC (referred to as "Thirty-One," "we," "us" and "our") reserves the right to change these Terms, in whole or in part, at our sole discretion, and to provide you with notice of such change by any reasonable means, including without limitation posting the revised draft of these Terms on the Online Channels. You should always check these Terms prior to using our Online Channels. Your continued use of an Online Channel following the posting of changes to these Terms will mean that you accept those changes.
Notice to Thirty-One Consultants: A "Thirty-One Consultant" is an individual:
- who has agreed, pursuant to the terms of a Thirty-One Independent Consultant Agreement, to be a Thirty-One independent consultant;
- who remains an active Thirty-One Consultant in good standing; and
- whose Thirty-One Independent Consultant Agreement or status as a Thirty-One Consultant has not been terminated.
The "Thirty-One Independent Consultant Agreement" means the Thirty-One Gifts LLC Independent Sales Consultant Application and Agreement form, collectively with the Terms and Conditions accompanying the Independent Sales Consultant Application and Agreement, the Thirty-One Gifts Consultant Guidebook, and the Thirty-One Gifts Career Path. If you are a Thirty-One Consultant, you agree that your use of the Online Channels is subject not only to these Terms, but also to the terms and conditions contained in your Independent Consultant Agreement. If there is a conflict between these Terms and the Thirty-One Independent Consultant Agreement, the Thirty-One Independent Consultant Agreement will control.
1. Terms Specific to Users of Mobile Applications
In addition to all the remaining Terms herein, if you are downloading a Mobile Application, you understand and agree that we have no obligation to maintain, support, upgrade or update any Mobile Applications that we provide. It is also possible that, as you download a Mobile Application, you may be asked to agree to terms in addition to these Terms regarding collection of information, including location information or warranties. If there is a conflict between these Terms and the terms you agree to at the time of downloading, the agreed to downloading terms will control. You understand and acknowledge that the terms of agreement with your respective mobile network provider (“Mobile Provider”) will continue to apply when using the downloaded Mobile Application. As a result, you may be charged by the Mobile Provider for access to network connection services for the duration of the connection while accessing the Mobile Application and you accept responsibility for any such charges. You acknowledge that if you are downloading a mobile application through Apple iTunes or Google Play, neither Apple nor Google have an obligation to provide any support or maintenance services in relation to our Mobile Applications. If you have maintenance or support questions in relation to one of our Mobile Applications, contact us at 1-866-GIFTS31 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
2. Using the Online Channels
We own and operate the Online Channels. The contents of the Online Channels are copyrighted under United States copyright laws. We grant you a limited license to access and make personal use of the Online Channels. No right, title or interest in our Information (defined below) is conveyed to you.
Except as stated in these Terms, none of the material on the Online Channels, including each web page and related images, videos, HTML code, scripts, software to provide Mobile Applications or other digital assets (collectively, the “Information”) may be copied, reproduced, distributed, republished, uploaded, displayed, posted or transmitted in any way. You may not:
- decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble, rent, lease, loan, sell, sublicense, copy or create derivative works from the Online Channels or the Information;
- use any network monitoring or discovery software to determine any of the Online Channels’ architecture, or extract information about its usage or users;
- use any robot, spider, other automatic device, search engine or manual process to monitor or copy the Online Channels or the Information without our prior written consent;
- copy, modify, reproduce, republish, distribute, display, or transmit for commercial, nonprofit or public purposes all or any portion of the Online Channels, except to the extent authorized by us;
- use or otherwise export or re-export the Online Channels or any portion of the Online Channels, the Information or any software available on or through the Online Channels in violation of the export control laws and regulations of the United States of America.
Any unauthorized use of any of the Online Channels or the Information is prohibited.
"Thirty-One" and our other trademarks, trade names, brand names, service marks, logos and trade dress appearing on the Online Channels are our proprietary trademarks, are registered and/or common law trademarks, and are protected by U.S. and international laws and treaties. The use of any of our trademarks, trade names, brand names, service marks, logos or trade dress is strictly prohibited, except as expressly provided by these Terms.
Special Notice: We have a no-tolerance policy regarding the use of our trademarks or names in metatags and/or hidden text. Specifically, the use of our trademarks or names in metatag keywords is trademark infringement, and the use of trademarks or names in page text, metatags, and/or hidden text for purposes of gaining higher rankings from search engines is unfair competition. You may not, without our express written consent, do any of the following:
- link to any web page on any of our Online Channels for the purpose of appearing to be affiliated with or endorsed by us or to gain higher rankings in search engines;
- use any metatags or any other "hidden text" utilizing our name or trademarks; or
- frame, inline link or utilize other techniques to associate or juxtapose any of our trademarks, logos, or other Information with advertisements and/or other information not originating from our Online Channels.
Any unauthorized use terminates your limited license, and we may revoke this limited license at any time for any or no reason. In the event of a violation of these Terms, we reserve the right to seek all remedies available by law and in equity. We retain the right at our sole discretion to deny access to any one to our Online Channels at any time and for any or no reason, including, but not limited to, for violation of these Terms. You are also advised that we will aggressively enforce our intellectual property rights to the fullest extent of the law, including the seeking of civil remedies and criminal prosecution.
3. Your Information and Comments
You may be required to register with us in order to access certain areas of the Online Channels (referred to as “Accounts”), for example, if you are a Thirty-One Consultant or purchase our products or otherwise initiate Transactions (as defined below in Section 7, “Buying from Our Online Channels”). With respect to any registration, we may refuse to grant you, and you may not use, a user name or email address that:
- belongs to or is already being used by another person;
- may be construed as impersonating another person;
- violates the intellectual property or other rights of any person;
- is offensive; or
- we reject for any other reason in our sole discretion.
You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of any password you use to access the Online Channels. You agree not to transfer your password or user name, or lend or otherwise transfer your use of or access to the Online Channels to any third party. You are fully responsible for all Transactions (including any information transmitted in connection with any Transactions) and other interactions with the Online Channels that occur in connection with your user name. You agree to immediately notify us of any unauthorized use of your password or user name or any other breach of security related to your Account, your user name or the Online Channels. You also agree that you will “log off” and exit from your Account with the Online Channel (if applicable) at the end of each session. We are not liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with any of these obligations.
5. Your Behavior
We expect users of the Online Channels to respect the law as well as the rights and dignity of others. While using the Online Channels, you agree to comply with all applicable laws, rules and regulations. Your use of the Online Channels is conditioned on your compliance with the rules of conduct below. Your failure to comply with these rules of conduct may result in termination of your access to the Online Channels. You agree that you will not post, transmit, redistribute, upload, or promote any communications, content or materials that:
- contain corrupted files, viruses, or any other similar software files, the intent of which is to damage the operation of another's computer;
- are unlawful, threatening, harassing, abusive, defamatory, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, vulgar, obscene, sexually explicit, hateful, profane, indecent, racially or ethnically derogatory, or otherwise objectionable;
- contain chain letters or pyramid schemes;
- contain any unsolicited advertising, promotional materials, or other forms of solicitation to other users, individuals or entities;
- impersonate any person, business or entity, including our company and our employees, consultants and agents;
- encourage conduct that would constitute a criminal offense;
- give rise to civil liability; or
- otherwise violate any law.
You also agree not to engage in any conduct that, in our judgment, restricts, impairs, interferes or inhibits any other user from using or enjoying the Online Channels or our related services and products.
Additionally, you acknowledge and agree that you (and not us) are responsible for obtaining and maintaining all telecommunications, broadband, and computer hardware, equipment, and services needed to access and use our Online Channels, and for paying all charges related to using our Online Channels.
6. Notice of Copyright Infringement
We do not permit copyright infringing activities on our Online Channels and may remove any content of any kind, for example, if properly informed that the content infringes upon another's copyright rights. We may terminate the ability to submit content if, under appropriate circumstances, a person submitting content to the Online Channels is determined to be a repeat infringer.
If you are a copyright owner or an agent thereof and believe that any content on our Online Channels infringes upon your copyrights, you may notify us by providing the following information in writing:
- A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive copyright right that is allegedly infringed;
- Identification of the location where the original or an authorized copy of the copyrighted work exists;
- Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing and a description of the infringing activity and information reasonably sufficient to permit Us to locate the same;
- Information reasonably sufficient to permit us to contact you, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an email address;
- A statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
- A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and, under penalty of perjury, that you are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive copyright right that is allegedly infringed.
Our agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement can be reached as follows:
Thirty-One Gifts LLC
Attn: General Counsel
3425 Morse Crossing
Columbus, OH 43219
Fax: (614) 929-3634
You acknowledge that if you fail to comply with all of the requirements above, your notice may not be valid.
7. Chances to Win and Similar Promotions
Any sweepstakes, contest, or similar promotion made available through our Online Channels may be governed by specific rules that are separate from these Terms. By participating in any sweepstakes, contest, or promotion, you agree to become subject to those rules, which may vary from these Terms. We urge you to read the applicable rules which will be linked from the sweepstakes, contest, or promotion.
8. Buying from Our Online Channels
We reserve the right, with or without prior notice, to:
- Achange product or service descriptions, images and references;
- limit the available quantity of any product or service;
- prevent or prohibit any user or customer from making any or all Transaction(s); and/or
- refuse to provide any user or customer with any product or service.
The price and availability of any product or service offered through our Online Channels are subject to change without notice, and we will not be responsible for typographical errors, inaccuracies or omissions in the prices or descriptions of any products or services. We have made every effort to display as accurately as possible the colors, styles and features of our products that appear on our Online Channels; however, the actual color, styles and features you will see will depend on many factors, including your device, and we cannot guarantee that your device will accurately display our colors, styles and features. The inclusion of any products on our Online Channels does not imply or warrant that these products will be available over the internet at any particular time.
Refunds and exchanges will be subject to our refund and exchange policies in effect at the time the Transaction is made. You agree to pay all charges that may be incurred by you or on your behalf through our Online Channels, at the price(s) in effect when the charges are incurred, including without limitation all shipping and handling charges. You are also responsible for any taxes that may be applicable to your Transactions.
9. We Serve U.S. Customers Only
We control and operate the Online Channels from our offices located in the State of Ohio, United States of America. The Online Channels are not intended to subject us to the laws or jurisdiction of any state, country or territory other than those of the United States. Unless otherwise specified, the materials made available through the Online Channels are presented solely for the purpose of providing services and promoting products available in the United States. We make no representation or warranty that the Online Channels, or any products, services, or materials made available through the Online Channels, are appropriate or available for use in other locations. Those who choose to access the Online Channels from other locations do so on their own initiative and at their own risk and are responsible for compliance with local laws, rules and regulations, if and to the extent local laws, rules or regulations are applicable.
10. Our Consultants and Their Personalized Sites
Thirty-One Consultants are our independent third party contractors and are not otherwise affiliated with us. We are not responsible or liable for the statements, acts or omissions of Thirty-One Consultants, whether through or in connection with the Online Channels, “offline,” or otherwise. Without limiting the foregoing, we enable Thirty-One Consultants to create personalized online sites that contain Thirty-One branding and content and that may share URLs with our Online Channels. You acknowledge and agree that we have no control over, and are not responsible or liable for, any text, images, or other information or materials posted by Thirty-One Consultants to such personalized online sites or any customizations made by Thirty-One Consultants to such personalized online sites (such information, materials, and customizations) or any materials communicated by a Thirty-One Consultant to you. We have not taken any steps to confirm the accuracy or reliability of any such information or other materials communicated by a Thirty-One Consultant to you, and we make no representations or warranties as to the security of any communications between you and any Thirty-One Consultant.
Links may be established from our Online Channels to one or more external websites or resources operated by third parties (the “Third Party Sites”). None of these links should be deemed to imply that we endorse the Third Party Sites or their content. Unless the link is to another Thirty-One Website, we do not control and are not responsible or liable for any Third Party Sites or any content, advertising, products, or other materials on or available from such Third Party Sites. Access to any Third Party Sites is at your own risk and we will have no liability arising out of or related to Third Party Sites and/or their content or for any damages or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with any purchase, use of or reliance on any such content, goods, or services available on or through any such Third Party Site.
ONLINE CHANNELS: THE ONLINE CHANNELS, THE MATERIALS, THE CONTENT AND THE RELATED SERVICES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE.” WE DISCLAIM ANY REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES REGARDING THE ONLINE CHANNELS, THE MATERIALS, THE CONTENT AND THE RELATED SERVICES, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THOSE OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. WE MAKE NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY AS TO THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, TIMELINESS OR COMPLETENESS OF ANY MATERIAL ON OR ACCESSIBLE THROUGH THE ONLINE CHANNELS. ANY RELIANCE ON OR USE OF THESE MATERIALS IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. WE MAKE NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY:
- REGARDING THE STATEMENTS, ACTS OR OMISSIONS OF ANY THIRTY-ONE CONSULTANTS;
- THAT THE ONLINE CHANNELS WILL BE AVAILABLE ON A TIMELY BASIS, OR THAT ACCESS TO THE ONLINE CHANNELS WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, ERROR FREE OR SECURE;
- THAT DEFECTS OR ERRORS WILL BE CORRECTED;
- THAT USE OF THE ONLINE CHANNELS WILL PROVIDE SPECIFIC RESULTS; OR
- THAT THE ONLINE CHANNELS OR THE SERVERS OR NETWORKS THROUGH WHICH THE ONLINE CHANNELS ARE MADE AVAILABLE ARE SECURE OR FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.
APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
While we try to maintain the integrity and security of the Online Channels and the servers from which the Online Channels are operated, the Online Channels may include inaccuracies, errors and materials that violate or conflict with these Terms. Additionally, third parties may make unauthorized alterations to the Online Channels. If you become aware of any unauthorized third party alteration to the Online Channels, contact us at email@example.com with a description of the materials at issue and the URL or location on the applicable Online Channels where these materials appear.
13. Limitation of Liability
IN NO EVENT SHALL THIRTY-ONE, ITS SUBSIDIARIES OR AFFILIATES, OR ANY OF THEIR RESPECTIVE EMPLOYEES, OFFICERS, MEMBERS, MANAGERS, DIRECTORS, AGENTS OR REPRESENTATIVES (THE FOREGOING ENTITIES, COLLECTIVELY, THE "THIRTY-ONE ENTITIES”) BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF:
- THESE TERMS;
- THE ONLINE CHANNELS;
- YOUR USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE ONLINE CHANNELS; OR
- THE ACTS OR OMISSIONS OF THIRTY-ONE CONSULTANTS, IN EACH EVENT, EVEN IF THIRTY-ONE OR SUCH PARTY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY OR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THESE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR SUBMISSIONS, TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA OR FOR ANY MATERIAL OR DATA SENT OR RECEIVED OR NOT SENT OR RECEIVED. WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY THREATENING, DEFAMATORY, OBSCENE, OFFENSIVE OR ILLEGAL CONTENT OR CONDUCT OF ANY OTHER PARTY (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY THIRTY-ONE CONSULTANT), OR ANY INFRINGEMENT BY A THIRD PARTY OF ANOTHER'S INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, PRIVACY OR OTHER RIGHTS. IN NO EVENT WILL OUR TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES AND CAUSES OF ACTION (WHETHER IN AGREEMENT, TORT OR OTHERWISE) ARISING FROM OR RELATED TO THESE TERMS, THE ONLINE CHANNELS, OR YOUR USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE ONLINE CHANNELS EXCEED THE AMOUNT PAID BY YOU, IF ANY, FOR USING OR ACCESSING THE ONLINE CHANNELS.
You will indemnify and hold the Thirty-One Entities harmless from and against any and all claims, actions, demands, causes of action and other proceedings arising from or related to any of the following (the “Claims”):
- your use of, inability to use, or activities in connection with the Online Channels;
- any violation of these Terms or any of our other terms, conditions or policies by you or through any Account you may have with the Online Channels;
- any Transaction;
- any allegation that any submission or other materials that you make available through the Online Channels infringe or otherwise violate the intellectual property, privacy, or other rights of any third party; or
- your violation of any rights of any Online Channel visitor, user, or customer, or any other third party.
You agree to reimburse the Thirty-One Entities on demand for any damages, losses, costs, judgments, fees, fines and other expenses they incur (including attorneys’ fees and court costs) as a result of any Claims.
15. Termination and Enforcement
These Terms are effective until we terminate them. You agree that we, at our sole discretion, may terminate your access to Accounts and use of the Online Channels that are accessed through your Account (“Account Channels”), at any time and for any reason. Upon any such termination, your right to use the Accounts and Account Channels will immediately cease. You agree that any termination of your access to or use of the Accounts and Account Channels may be effected without prior notice, and that we may immediately deactivate or delete any user name and/or password you used or provided, and all related information and files associated therewith, and/or bar any further access to such information or files. You agree that we will not be liable to you or any third party for any termination of your access to the Accounts and Account Channels or to any such information or files, and will not be required to make such information or files available to you after any such termination. We reserve the right to take steps that we believe are necessary or appropriate to enforce and/or verify compliance with these Terms (including without limitation in connection with any legal process relating to your use of the Online Channels and/or a third party claim that your use of the Online Channels is unlawful or violates such third party's rights).
16. Information or Complaints
We are located at 3425 Morse Crossing Columbus, OH 43219. Please feel free to contact us to resolve a complaint regarding any aspect of our service by writing to this address or sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
17. Governing Law
These Terms are governed by the laws of the State of Ohio, without giving effect to its conflict of laws provisions. You hereby irrevocably and unconditionally consent to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts located in Columbus, Ohio, for any action, suit or proceeding arising out of or relating to these Terms or your use of Online Channel, including related services or products.
18. General Information
If any provision of these Terms is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, then you agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties’ intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of these Terms will remain in full force and effect. You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to use of the Online Channels or these Terms must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred.
No agency, partnership, joint venture, or employment is created as a result of these Terms. You do not have any authority of any kind to bind us in any respect whatsoever. The failure of either party to exercise in any respect any right provided for in these Terms will not be deemed a waiver of any other rights under these Terms. We will not be liable for any failure to perform our obligations under these Terms if the failure results from any cause beyond our reasonable control, including without limitation, mechanical, electronic, or communications failure or degradation. You may not assign, transfer, or sub-license these Terms without our prior written consent. We may transfer, assign, or delegate these Terms and our rights and obligations without consent.
This document was last revised on May 1, 2013.