Terms of use

By using our website, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms of use. Please review the following terms carefully. If you do not agree to these terms, you should not use this site.  The term “WV” or “us” or “we” or “our” refers to Weiner Ventures, the owner of the website.  The term “you” refers to the user or viewer of our website.

1. Acceptance of Agreement

You agree to the terms and conditions outlined in this Terms of Use Agreement (“Agreement”) with respect to our website (the “Site”). This Agreement constitutes the entire and only agreement between us and you, and supersedes all prior or contemporaneous agreements, representations, warranties, and understandings with respect to the Site and the subject matter of this Agreement. This Agreement may be amended at any time by us from time to time without specific notice to you.

2. Copyright

The content, organization, graphics, design, compilation, magnetic translation, digital conversion and other matters related to the Site are protected under applicable copyrights, trademarks, and other proprietary (including but not limited to intellectual property) rights. The copying, redistribution, use, or publication by you of any such matters or any part of the Site, except as allowed by Section 4 below, is strictly prohibited. You do not acquire ownership rights to any content, images, document, or other materials viewed through the Site. Some of the content on the site is the copyrighted work of third parties.

3. Images, Trademarks, and Service Marks

"www.weinerventures.com" and others are our service marks or registered service marks or trademarks.  Other product and company names mentioned on the Site may be trademarks of ours or their respective owners. All logos, tag lines, content, or images shown on this website are owned by the companies which they represent.

4. Limited License and Permitted Uses

You are granted a non-exclusive, non-transferable, revocable license (a) to access and use the Site strictly in accordance with this Agreement; (b) to use the Site solely for internal, personal, non-commercial purposes; and (c) to print out discrete information from the Site solely for internal, personal, non-commercial purposes and provided that you maintain all copyright and other policies contained therein.  No print out or electronic version of any part of the Site or its contents may be used by you in any litigation or arbitration matter whatsoever.

5. Restrictions and Prohibitions on Use

Your license for access and use of the Site and any information, materials or documents (collectively defined as “Content and Materials”) therein are subject to the following restrictions and prohibitions on use:  You may not (a) copy, print (except for the express limited purpose permitted by Section 4 above), republish, display, distribute, transmit, sell, rent, lease, loan or otherwise make available in any form or by any means all or any portion of the Site or any Content and Materials retrieved therefrom; and (b) use the Site for the purpose of gathering information for or transmitting unsolicited commercial email, telephone calls, or facsimile transmissions.

6. Errors, Corrections, and Changes

We do not represent or warrant that the Site will be error-free, free of viruses or other harmful components, or that defects will be corrected.  We do not represent or warrant that the information available on or through the Site will be correct, accurate, timely, or otherwise reliable.  We reserve the right in our sole discretion to edit or delete any documents, information, or other content appearing on the Site.

7. Third-Party Content

Third-party content may appear on the Site or may be accessible via links from the Site.  We are not responsible for and assume no liability for any mistakes, misstatements of law, defamation, omissions, falsehood, obscenity, or profanity in the statements, opinions, representations or any other form of content on the Site.  The information and opinions in the third party content is neither endorsed by us nor does it necessarily reflect our belief.

8. Unlawful Activity

We reserve the right to investigate complaints or reported violations of this Agreement and to take any action we deem appropriate, including but not limited to reporting any suspected unlawful activity to law enforcement officials, regulators, or other third parties and disclosing any information necessary or appropriate to such persons or entities relating to your profile, email addresses, usage history, posted materials, IP addresses, and traffic information.

9. Indemnification

You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold us and our partners, agents, officers, directors, employees, subcontractors, successors, assigns, third party suppliers of information and documents, attorneys, advertisers, product and service providers, and affiliates (collectively, “Affiliated Parties”) harmless from any liability, loss, claim and expense, including reasonable attorney’s fees, related to your violation of this Agreement or use of the Site.

10. Non-transferable

Your right to use the Site is non-transferable or assignable. Any password or right given to you to obtain information or documents is not transferable or assignable.

11. Disclaimer

THE INFORMATION, CONTENT AND DOCUMENTS FROM OR THROUGH THE SITE ARE PROVIDED “AS-IS,” “AS AVAILABLE,” WITH “ALL FAULTS”, AND ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, ARE DISCLAIMED. THE INFORMATION AND SERVICES MAY CONTAIN BUGS, ERRORS, PROBLEMS, OR OTHER LIMITATIONS. WE AND OUR AFFILIATED PARTIES HAVE NO LIABILITY WHATSOEVER FOR YOUR USE OF ANY INFORMATION OR SERVICE, EXCEPT AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 12. IN PARTICULAR, BUT NOT AS A LIMITATION THEREOF. WE AND OUR AFFILIATED PARTIES ARE NOT LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR CLAIM, OR ANY DIRECT, 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), OR OTHERWISE. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED BY YOU FROM US THROUGH THE SITE OR OTHERWISE SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY, REPRESENTATION, OR GUARANTEE NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THIS AGREEMENT. ALL RESPONSIBILITY OR LIABILITY FOR ANY DAMAGES CAUSED BY VIRUSES IS DISCLAIMED.

12. Limitation of Liability

THE AGGREGATE LIABILITY OF US AND THE AFFILIATED PARTIES IN CONNECTION WITH ANY CLAIM ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THE SITE AND/OR THE PRODUCTS, INFORMATION, DOCUMENTS, AND SERVICES PROVIDED HEREIN OR HEREBY SHALL NOT EXCEED $100 AND THAT AMOUNT SHALL BE IN LIEU OF ALL OTHER REMEDIES WHICH YOU MAY HAVE AGAINST US AND ANY AFFILIATED PARTY.

13. Use of Information

We reserve the right, and you authorize us, to the use and assignment of all information regarding Site uses by you and all information provided by you in any manner consistent with our Privacy Policy. Without limitation, we will have exclusive ownership of all present and future existing rights to the Submission of every kind and nature everywhere.

14. Privacy Policy

Our Privacy Policy may change from time to time, is a part of this Agreement, and appears farther below.

15. Links to Other Websites

The Site contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for the content, accuracy or opinions express in such websites, and such websites are not investigated, monitored or checked for accuracy or completeness by us. Inclusion of any linked website on our Site does not imply approval or endorsement of the linked website by us.

16. Information and Press Releases

The Site may contain information and press releases about us. We disclaim any duty or obligation to update this information or any press releases. Information about companies other than ours contained in the press release or otherwise, should not be relied upon as being provided or endorsed by us.

17. Legal Compliance

You agree to comply with all applicable domestic and international laws, statutes, ordinances and regulations regarding your use of the Site and the Content and Materials provided therein.

18. Miscellaneous

This Agreement shall be treated as though it were executed and performed in Boston, Massachusetts and shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Massachusetts (without regard to conflict of law principles). Our rights under this Agreement shall survive any termination of this Agreement.

19. Arbitration

Any legal controversy or legal claim arising out of or relating to this Agreement or our services, excluding legal action taken by us to collect or recover damages for, or obtain any injunction relating to, Site operations, intellectual property, and our services, shall be settled solely by binding arbitration.  Any such controversy or claim shall be arbitrated on an individual basis, and shall not be consolidated in any arbitration with any claim or controversy of any other party.  The arbitration shall be conducted in Boston, Massachusetts, and judgment on the arbitration award may be entered into any court having jurisdiction thereof.  We may seek any interim or preliminary relief from a court of competent jurisdiction in Boston, Massachusetts necessary pending the completion of arbitration.  Each party shall bear one-half of the direct arbitration fees and costs incurred, and each party shall otherwise be responsible for all of its own costs, including but not limited to legal fees and costs.