Please read this Agreement carefully before accessing or using the Website. By accessing or using any part of the web site, you agree to become bound by the terms and conditions of this agreement. If you do not agree to all the terms and conditions of this agreement, then you may not access the Website or use any services. If these terms and conditions are considered an offer by Liferaft Services, acceptance is expressly limited to these terms. The Website is available only to individuals who are at least 13 years old.
Responsibility of Website Visitors. Liferaft Services has not reviewed, and cannot review, all of the material, including computer software, posted to the Website, and cannot therefore be responsible for that material’s content, use or effects. By operating the Website, Liferaft Services does not represent or imply that it endorses the material there posted, or that it believes such material to be accurate, useful or non-harmful. You are responsible for taking precautions as necessary to protect yourself and your computer systems from viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and other harmful or destructive content. The Website may contain content that is offensive, indecent, or otherwise objectionable, as well as content containing technical inaccuracies, typographical mistakes, and other errors. The Website may also contain material that violates the privacy or publicity rights, or infringes the intellectual property and other proprietary rights, of third parties, or the downloading, copying or use of which is subject to additional terms and conditions, stated or unstated. Liferaft Services disclaims any responsibility for any harm resulting from the use by visitors of the Website, or from any downloading by those visitors of content there posted.
Content Posted on Other Websites. We have not reviewed, and cannot review, all of the material, including computer software, made available through the websites and webpages to which survivalatsea.com links, and that link to survivalatsea.com. Liferaft Services does not have any control over those non-Liferaft Services websites and webpages, and is not responsible for their contents or their use. By linking to a non-Liferaft Services website or webpage, Liferaft Services does not represent or imply that it endorses such website or webpage. You are responsible for taking precautions as necessary to protect yourself and your computer systems from viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and other harmful or destructive content. Liferaft Services disclaims any responsibility for any harm resulting from your use of non-Liferaft Services websites and webpages.
Copyright Infringement and DMCA Policy. As Liferaft Services asks others to respect its intellectual property rights, it respects the intellectual property rights of others. If you believe that material located on or linked to by survivalatsea.com violates your copyright, you are encouraged to notify Liferaft Services in accordance with Liferaft Services’ Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”) Policy. Liferaft Services will respond to all such notices, including as required or appropriate by removing the infringing material or disabling all links to the infringing material. Liferaft Services will terminate a visitor’s access to and use of the Website if, under appropriate circumstances, the visitor is determined to be a repeat infringer of the copyrights or other intellectual property rights of Liferaft Services or others. In the case of such termination, Liferaft Services will have no obligation to provide a refund of any amounts previously paid to Liferaft Services.
Intellectual Property. This Agreement does not transfer from Liferaft Services to you any Liferaft Services or third party intellectual property, and all right, title and interest in and to such property will remain (as between the parties) solely with Liferaft Services. Liferaft Services, survivalatsea.com, the survivalatsea.com logo, and all other trademarks, service marks, graphics and logos used in connection with survivalatsea.com, or the Website are trademarks or registered trademarks of Liferaft Services or Liferaft Services’ licensors. Other trademarks, service marks, graphics and logos used in connection with the Website may be the trademarks of other third parties. Your use of the Website grants you no right or license to reproduce or otherwise use any Liferaft Services or third-party trademarks.
Advertisements. Liferaft Services reserves the right to display advertisements on your blog unless you have purchased an ad-free account.
Attribution. Liferaft Services reserves the right to display attribution links such as ‘Blog at survivalatsea.com,’ theme author, and font attribution in your blog footer or toolbar.
Partner Products. By activating a partner product (e.g. theme) from one of our partners, you agree to that partner’s terms of service. You can opt out of their terms of service at any time by de-activating the partner product.
Domain Names. If you are registering a domain name, using or transferring a previously registered domain name, you acknowledge and agree that use of the domain name is also subject to the policies of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (“ICANN”), including their Registration Rights and Responsibilities.
Changes. Liferaft Services reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify or replace any part of this Agreement. It is your responsibility to check this Agreement periodically for changes. Your continued use of or access to the Website following the posting of any changes to this Agreement constitutes acceptance of those changes. Liferaft Services may also, in the future, offer new services and/or features through the Website (including, the release of new tools and resources). Such new features and/or services shall be subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement.
Termination. Liferaft Services may terminate your access to all or any part of the Website at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice, effective immediately. If you wish to terminate this Agreement or your survivalatsea.com account (if you have one), you may simply discontinue using the Website. Notwithstanding the foregoing, if you have a paid services account, such account can only be terminated by Liferaft Services if you materially breach this Agreement and fail to cure such breach within thirty (30) days from Liferaft Services’ notice to you thereof; provided that, Liferaft Services can terminate the Website immediately as part of a general shut down of our service. All provisions of this Agreement which by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity and limitations of liability.
Disclaimer of Warranties. The Website is provided “as is”. Liferaft Services and its suppliers and licensors hereby disclaim all warranties of any kind, express or implied, including, without limitation, the warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. Neither Liferaft Services nor its suppliers and licensors, makes any warranty that the Website will be error free or that access thereto will be continuous or uninterrupted. You understand that you download from, or otherwise obtain content or services through, the Website at your own discretion and risk.
Limitation of Liability. In no event will Liferaft Services, or its suppliers or licensors, be liable with respect to any subject matter of this agreement under any contract, negligence, strict liability or other legal or equitable theory for: (i) any special, incidental or consequential damages; (ii) the cost of procurement for substitute products or services; (iii) for interruption of use or loss or corruption of data; or (iv) for any amounts that exceed the fees paid by you to Liferaft Services under this agreement during the twelve (12) month period prior to the cause of action. Liferaft Services shall have no liability for any failure or delay due to matters beyond their reasonable control. The foregoing shall not apply to the extent prohibited by applicable law.
Indemnification. You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Liferaft Services, its contractors, and its licensors, and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents from and against any and all claims and expenses, including attorneys’ fees, arising out of your use of the Website, including but not limited to your violation of this Agreement.
Miscellaneous. This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between Liferaft Services and you concerning the subject matter hereof, and they may only be modified by a written amendment signed by an authorized executive of Liferaft Services, or by the posting by Liferaft Services of a revised version. Except to the extent applicable law, if any, provides otherwise, this Agreement, any access to or use of the Website will be governed by the laws of the State of Maine, excluding its conflict of law provisions, and the proper venue for any disputes arising out of or relating to any of the same will be the state and federal courts located in York County, Maine. Except for claims for injunctive or equitable relief or claims regarding intellectual property rights (which may be brought in any competent court without the posting of a bond), any dispute arising under this Agreement shall be finally settled in accordance with the Comprehensive Arbitration Rules of the Judicial Arbitration and Mediation Service, Inc. (“JAMS”) by three arbitrators appointed in accordance with such Rules. The arbitration shall take place in York County, Maine, in the English language and the arbitral decision may be enforced in any court. The prevailing party in any action or proceeding to enforce this Agreement shall be entitled to costs and attorneys’ fees. If any part of this Agreement is held invalid or unenforceable, that part will be construed to reflect the parties’ original intent, and the remaining portions will remain in full force and effect. A waiver by either party of any term or condition of this Agreement or any breach thereof, in any one instance, will not waive such term or condition or any subsequent breach thereof. You may assign your rights under this Agreement to any party that consents to, and agrees to be bound by, its terms and conditions; Liferaft Services may assign its rights under this Agreement without condition. This Agreement will be binding upon and will inure to the benefit of the parties, their successors and permitted assigns.
Liferaft Services, LLC (“Liferaft Services“) operates survivalatsea.com and may operate other websites. It is Liferaft Services’ policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.
Like most website operators, Liferaft Services collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Liferaft Services’ purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Liferaft Services’ visitors use its website. From time to time, Liferaft Services may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
Liferaft Services also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on survivalatsea.com blogs/sites. Liferaft Services only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that commenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog/site where the comment was left.
GATHERING OF PERSONALLY-IDENTIFYING INFORMATION
Certain visitors to Liferaft Services’ websites choose to interact with Liferaft Services in ways that require Liferaft Services to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Liferaft Services gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at survivalatsea.com to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with Liferaft Services are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Liferaft Services collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Liferaft Services. Liferaft Services does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.
Liferaft Services may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. Liferaft Services may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Liferaft Services does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
PROTECTION OF CERTAIN PERSONALLY-IDENTIFYING INFORMATION
Liferaft Services discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Liferaft Services’ behalf or to provide services available at Liferaft Services’ websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Liferaft Services’ websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Liferaft Services will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Liferaft Services discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Liferaft Services believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Liferaft Services, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an Liferaft Services website and have supplied your email address, Liferaft Services may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with Liferaft Services and our products. If you send us a request (for example via email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. Liferaft Services takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
If Liferaft Services, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Liferaft Services goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of Liferaft Services may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.