The works of authorship contained in the Ross-Simons Website including but not limited to all design, text, sound recordings, videos, icons, logos and images, are owned, except as otherwise expressly stated, by Ross-Simons. Except as otherwise expressly stated herein, they may not be copied, transmitted, displayed, performed, distributed (for compensation or otherwise), licensed, altered, framed, stored for subsequent use or otherwise used in whole or in part in any manner without Ross-Simons' prior written consent, except to the extent permitted by the Copyright Act of 1976 (17 U.S.C. Â§ 107), as amended, and then, only with notices of Ross-Simons proprietary rights provided that you may download information and print out hard copies for your personal use, so long as you do not remove any copyright or other notice as may be contained in information, as downloaded. Any unauthorized use of the materials appearing on this site could result in criminal or civil penalties.
The trademarks, service marks, trade names, and logos (the "Trademarks") used and displayed on this Site are registered and unregistered trademarks of Ross-Simons or its affiliates. In addition, all page headers, custom graphics, button icons, and scripts are service marks, trademarks and/or trade dress of Ross-Simons or its affiliates, and may not be copied, imitated or used, in whole or in part, without the prior written permission of Ross-Simons or the Trademark owner. Nothing on this Site shall be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel or otherwise any license or right to use any Trademark used or displayed on the Site, without the express written permission of Ross-Simons or the Trademark owner. Misuse of the Trademarks displayed on this Site is strictly prohibited.
You are granted a personal, limited, non-sublicensable license to access and use our Site and electronically copy, (except where prohibited without a license) and print to hard copy portions of our Site Materials for your informational, non-commercial and personal use only. Such license is subject to these Terms and Conditions and does not include: (a) any resale or commercial use of our Site or the Site Materials therein; (b) the collection and use of any product listings, pictures or descriptions for commercial purposes; (c) the distribution, public performance or public display of any Site Materials, (d) modifying or otherwise making any derivative uses of our Site and the Site Materials, or any portion thereof; (e) use of any automated means to access, monitor or interact with any portion of our Site, including through data mining, robots, spiders, scraping, or similar data gathering or extraction methods; (f) downloading (other than the page caching) of any portion of our Site, the Site Materials or any information contained therein, except as expressly permitted on our Site; (g) cause to appear any pop-up, pop-under, exit windows, expanding buttons, banners, advertisement, or anything else which minimizes, covers, or frames or inhibits the full display of our Site; (h) use our web sites in any way which interferes with the normal operation of our sites; or (i) any use of our Site or the Site Materials other than for its intended purpose. Any use of our Site or the Site Materials other than as specifically authorized herein, without the prior written permission of Ross-Simons, is strictly prohibited and will terminate the license granted herein. Such unauthorized use may also violate applicable laws, including without limitation copyright and trademark laws and applicable communications regulations and statutes. Unless explicitly stated herein, nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall be construed as conferring any license to intellectual property rights, whether by estoppel, implication, or otherwise. This license is revocable at any time.
The Ross-Simons website may contain links to other sites not controlled by Ross-Simons. Unless otherwise noted, any other website accessed from the Site is independent from us, and we have no control over the content of that other website. In addition, a link to any other web site does not imply that we endorse or accept any responsibility for the content or use of such other website. In addition, a link to any other web site does not imply that we endorse or accept any responsibility for the content or use of such other website. Linking to any web page on this Web site is prohibited absent our express written permission. Associating or juxtaposing our Web site or its Materials (e.g., through framing or inline linking) with advertisements and/or other information not originating from our Web site is expressly prohibited.
You may submit survey responses, product reviews, suggestions, ideas, and other content to Ross-Simons on or through this Site or otherwise disclosed, submitted or offered in connection with your use of this Site (collectively, "Comments"). By making such disclosure, submission or offer of any Comments to Ross-Simons, you grant Ross-Simons a non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, and fully sub-licensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, and display such Comments throughout the world in any media. You grant Ross-Simons the right to use the name and state of residence that you submit in connection with such Comments, if Ross-Simons chooses to do so. Ross-Simons shall not be limited in any way in its use, commercial or otherwise, of any Comments. Ross-Simons is and shall be under no obligation (1) to maintain any Comments in confidence; (2) to pay to user any compensation for any Comments; or (3) to respond to any user Comments.
You agree that you will not submit Comments to the Site that (a) will violate any right of any third party, including copyright, trademark, privacy or other personal or proprietary right(s) or (b) contain libelous or otherwise unlawful, abusive or obscene material. You are and shall remain solely responsible for the content of any Comments you make.
By providing Comments to Ross-Simons on or through the Site, you represent and warrant that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to the Comments that you post; that the content is accurate; and that use of the Comments you supply will not violate these Terms and will not cause injury to any person or entity. Ross-Simons reserves the right, but shall not be obligated, to monitor and edit or remove any visitor activities or Comments. Ross-Simons takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for any Comments posted by you or any third party.
We welcome user comments, information and submissions. In addition, you and other users of the Site from time to time may have an opportunity to post on the Site certain ideas, photographs, video, messages, comments on our products and other material (collectively, "User Content"). All User Content that you post on this Site will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary to you and may be viewed by you and others.
We cannot guarantee that others will not copy, modify, or otherwise use the User Content that you share. Therefore, if you have an idea or information that you would like to keep confidential and/or do not want others to use, do not post it on the Site. We and our affiliates are not responsible for any user's misuse or misappropriation of any User Content you post on the Site.
We assume no responsibility for the deletion or failure to store postings or other information submitted by you.
You agree that you will not harvest, collect or store information about the users of the Site or the User Content or use such information for any purpose inconsistent with the purpose of the Site (as determined by Us in our sole discretion).
Review of Submissions
We have no obligation to verify the identity of any users when they are connected to the Site or to supervise the User Content that has been provided by users. You acknowledge that we may or may not prescreen, monitor, review, edit or delete the User Content posted by you. We and our designees retain the right to modify, move, refuse, block or remove any User Content, in whole or in part, for any reason or no reason, with or without notice. We and our designees also reserve the right to access, read, preserve, and disclose any information as we reasonably believe is necessary for any reason or no reason, with or without notice. We are not responsible or liable for damages of any kind arising from any failure, non-failure, or delay in removing such User Content even when we are advised of the possibility of such damages.
By posting User Content in or otherwise using any communications service or other interactive service that may be available to you on or through the Site from time to time, you agree that you are the sole responsible person and/or entity from which such User Content originated. Moreover, you agree not to access or use the Site for any purpose that will harm any person in any way, that is prohibited by these Terms and Conditions, or prohibited by contract or law. You are responsible for all of your activity in connection with the Site.
Violation of our Terms and Conditions may result in immediate termination of your license to access or use the Site, and may subject you to state and federal penalties and other legal consequences. We reserve the right, but shall have no obligation, to investigate your use of the Site in order to (1) determine whether a violation of the Terms and Conditions has occurred or (2) comply with any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request.
We do not control the User Content posted on the Site and, as such, we make no representations or warranties regarding User Content or its truthfulness, accuracy, reliability, integrity or quality. We do not determine whether User Content violates the rights of others, and we have no control over whether User Content is of a nature that you or other users may find offensive. User Content includes the opinions, statements and other content of third parties, not us. You acknowledge and agree that the information and views expressed by you and other users in User Content appearing on the Site do not necessarily reflect our views or those of our content providers, advertiser, sponsors, affiliated or related entities, and we do not support or endorse any User Content or any other content posted by you or any other user on or otherwise accessible through the Site. We do not assume, and expressly disclaim, any obligation or liability with respect to User Content and no confidential or fiduciary understanding or relationship is established by our receipt or acceptance of any such materials.
Transactional Email Communications
It is our policy not to accept an order online unless you provide us an email address. By making an online purchase, you give us explicit permission to send you emails regarding the status of your order.
While Ross-Simons makes every attempt to provide accurate information on this Site, we do not warrant that merchandise descriptions, images, or other content on this Site is accurate, complete, reliable, current, or error-free.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
BECAUSE OF THE POSSIBILITY OF HUMAN AND MECHANICAL ERROR AS WELL AS OTHER FACTORS, THE WEBSITE (INCLUDING ALL INFORMATION AND MATERIALS CONTAINED ON THE WEBSITE) IS PROVIDED "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE". Ross-Simons AND THIRD PARTY DATA PROVIDERS ARE NOT PROVIDING ANY WARRANTIES AND REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE WEBSITE. Ross -Simons AND THIRD PARTY DATA PROVIDERS DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND REPRESENTATIONS OF ANY KIND WITH REGARD TO THE WEBSITE, INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTY RIGHTS, FREEDOM FROM VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL CODE, OR FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE. FURTHER, Ross-Simons WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DELAY, DIFFICULTY IN USE, INACCURACY OF INFORMATION, COMPUTER VIRUSES, MALICIOUS CODE OR OTHER DEFECT IN THIS WEBSITE, OR FOR THE INCOMPATIBILITY BETWEEN THIS WEBSITE AND FILES AND THE USER'S BROWSER OR OTHER SITE ACCESSING PROGRAM. NOR WILL Ross-Simons BE LIABLE FOR ANY OTHER PROBLEMS EXPERIENCED BY THE USER DUE TO CAUSES BEYOND Ross- Simons� CONTROL. NO LICENSE TO THE USER IS IMPLIED IN THESE DISCLAIMERS. Ross-Simons AND THIRD PARTY DATA PROVIDERS DO NOT WARRANT THE ACCURACY, ADEQUACY, OR COMPLETENESS OF THE INFORMATION AND MATERIALS CONTAINED ON THE WEBSITE AND EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM LIABILITY FOR ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN THE MATERIALS AND INFORMATION. FURTHERMORE, Ross-Simons AND ITS AFFILIATES WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DELAY, DIFFICULTY IN USE, COMPUTER VIRUSES, MALICIOUS CODE, OR OTHER DEFECT IN WEBSITE, ANY INCOMPATIBILITY BETWEEN THE WEBSITE AND THE USER'S FILES AND THE USER'S BROWSER OR OTHER SITE ACCESSING PROGRAM, OR ANY OTHER PROBLEMS EXPERIENCED BY THE USER DUE TO CAUSES BEYOND Ross- Simons AND ITS AFFILIATES' CONTROL. NO LICENSE TO THE USER IS IMPLIED IN THESE DISCLAIMERS. NOTHING HEREIN SHALL BE CONSTRUED AS LIMITING OR REDUCING Ross-Simons� RESPONSIBILITIES AND OBLIGATIONS TO CLIENTS IN ACCORDANCE WITH APPLICABLE LAWS AND REGULATIONS. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL Ross-Simons BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOST PROFITS, LOST OPPORTUNITY OR ANY INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF ANY USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE WEBSITE OR ANY PORTION THEREOF, REGARDLESS OF WHETHER Ross Simons HAS BEEN APPRISED OF THE LIKELIHOOD OF SUCH DAMAGES OCCURRING AND REGARDLESS OF THE FORM OF ACTION, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, WARRANTY, TORT, (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), STRICT LIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE.
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Ross-Simons, its independent contractors, service providers and consultants, and their respective directors, employees and agents, from and against any claims, damages, costs, liabilities, and expenses (including, but not limited to, reasonable attorneys' fees) arising out of or related to any Content you post, store or otherwise transmit on or through our Site or your use of or inability to use our Site, including without limitation any actual or threatened suit, demand or claim made against Ross-Simons and/or its independent contractors, service providers, employees, directors or consultants, arising out of or relating to the Content, your conduct, your violation of these Terms and Conditions or your violation of the rights of any third party.
Termination of Usage
We may terminate your access or suspend your right to access to all or part of the Site, without notice, for any conduct that we, in our sole discretion, believe is in violation of any applicable law, is in breach of these Terms and Conditions or is harmful to the interests of other users, Associates, or us. In addition, we reserve the right to refuse an order from any customer in our sole discretion.
Choice of Law
In the case of any dispute regarding your use of this website, said dispute will be resolved according to the state laws of Rhode Island.
If any provision of these Terms and Conditions shall be deemed unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these Terms and Conditions and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.
If you have a question, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 800-835-0919.
Terms and Conditions updated October 7, 2015.