© 2019 Cultivated Society I Est. 2017

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Last Updated July 26, 2018

ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS

 

The services and products that Cultivated Society, a child company of Poedik Muze, Inc. provides to User is subject to the following Terms of Use ("TOU"). Cultivated Society reserves the right to update the TOU at any time without notice to User. The most current version of the TOU can be reviewed by clicking on the "Terms and Conditions" hypertext link located at the bottom of our Web pages.

 

This Agreement, which incorporates by reference other provisions applicable to use of www.cultivatedsocietyonline.com , including, but not limited to, supplemental terms and conditions set forth hereof ("Supplemental Terms") governing the use of certain specific material contained in www.cultivatedsocietyonline.com , sets forth the terms and conditions that apply to use of www.cultivatedsocietyonline.com  by User. By using Cultivated Society (other than to read this Agreement for the first time), User agrees to comply with all of the terms and conditions hereof. The right to use www.cultivatedsocietyonline.com is personal to the User and is not transferable to any other person or entity. User is responsible for all use of User's Account (under any screen name or password) and for ensuring that all use of User's Account complies fully with the provisions of this Agreement. User shall be responsible for protecting the confidentiality of User's password(s), if any.

 

Cultivated Society, a child company of Poedik Muze, Inc. shall have the right at any time to change or discontinue any aspect or feature of www.cultivatedsocietyonline.com, including, but not limited to, content, product availability, contact information, hours of availability, and equipment needed for access or use.


 

CHANGED TERMS

 

Cultivated Society shall have the right at any time to change or modify the terms and conditions applicable to User's use of www.cultivatedsocietyonline.com, or any part thereof, or to impose new conditions, including, but not limited to, adding fees and charges for use. Such changes, modifications, additions or deletions shall be effective immediately upon notice thereof, which may be given by means including, but not limited to, posting on www.cultivatedsocietyonline.com, or by electronic or conventional mail, or by any other means by which User obtains notice thereof. Any use of www.cultivatedsocietyonline.com by User after such notice shall be deemed to constitute acceptance by User of such changes, modifications or additions.


 

DESCRIPTION OF SERVICES

 

Through its Web property, Cultivated Society provides User with access to a variety of resources, including access to purchase exclusive product releases, communication forms and product information (collectively "Services"). The Services, including any updates, enhancements, new features, and/or the addition of any new Web properties, are subject to the TOU.


 

EQUIPMENT

 

User shall be responsible for obtaining and maintaining all telephone, computer hardware, software and other equipment needed for access to and use of www.cultivatedsocietyonline.com and all charges related thereto.


 

USER CONDUCT

 

User shall use www.cultivatedsocietyonline.com for lawful purposes only. User shall not post or transmit through www.cultivatedsocietyonline.com any material which violates or infringes in any way upon the rights of others, which is unlawful, threatening, abusive, defamatory, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, vulgar, obscene, profane or otherwise objectionable, which encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any law, or which, without Cultivated Society's expressed prior approval, contains advertising or any solicitation with respect to products or services. Any conduct by a User that in Cultivated Society's discretion restricts or inhibits any other User from using or enjoying www.cultivatedsocietyonline.com will not be permitted. www.cultivatedsocietyonline.com to advertise or perform any commercial solicitation, including, but not limited to, the solicitation of users to become subscribers of other on-line information services competitive with Cultivated Society.

 

www.cultivatedsocietyonline.com contains copyrighted material, trademarks and other proprietary information, including, but not limited to, text, software, photos, video, graphics, music and sound, and the entire contents of www.cultivatedsocietyonline.com are copyrighted as a collective work under the United States copyright laws. Cultivated Society, a child company of Poedik Muze, Inc. owns a copyright in the selection, coordination, arrangement and enhancement of such content, as well as in the content original to it. User may not modify, publish, transmit, participate in the transfer or sale, create derivative works, or in any way exploit, any of the content, in whole or in part. User may download copyrighted material for User's personal use only. Except as otherwise expressly permitted under copyright law, no copying, redistribution, retransmission, publication or commercial exploitation of downloaded material will be permitted without the express permission of Cultivated Society or its parent company, Poedik Muze, Inc. and the copyright owner. In the event of any permitted copying, redistribution or publication of copyrighted material, no changes in or deletion of author attribution, trademark legend or copyright notice shall be made. User acknowledges that it does not acquire any ownership rights by downloading copyrighted material.

 

User shall not upload, post or otherwise make available on www.cultivatedsocietyonline.com any material protected by copyright, trademark or other proprietary right without the express permission of the owner of the copyright, trademark or other proprietary right and the burden of determining that any material is not protected by copyright rests with User. User shall be solely liable for any damage resulting from any infringement of copyrights, proprietary rights, or any other harm resulting from such a submission. By submitting material to any public or private area of www.cultivatedsocietyonline.com, User automatically grants, or warrants that the owner of such material has expressly granted Cultivated Society the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate and distribute such material (in whole or in part) worldwide and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media or technology now known or hereafter developed for the full term of any copyright that may exist in such material. User also permits any other User to access, view, store or reproduce the material for that User's personal use. User hereby grants Cultivated Society the right to edit, copy, publish and distribute any material made available on www.cultivatedsocietyonline.com by User.

 

The foregoing provisions of Section 5 are for the benefit of Cultivated Society, its subsidiaries, affiliates and its third party content providers and licensors and each shall have the right to assert and enforce such provisions directly or on its own behalf.


 

USE OF SERVICES

 

The Services may contain email services, bulletin board services, chat areas, news groups, forums, communities, personal web pages, calendars, photo albums, file cabinets and/or other message or communication facilities designed to enable User to communicate with others (each a "Communication Service" and collectively "Communication Services"). User agrees to use the Communication Services only to post, send and receive messages and material that are proper and, when applicable, related to the particular Communication Service. By way of example, and not as a limitation, User agrees that when using the Communication Services, User will not:

 

  • Use the Communication Services in connection with surveys, contests, pyramid schemes, chain letters, junk email, spamming or any duplicative or unsolicited messages (commercial or otherwise).

  • Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others.

  • Publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, obscene, indecent or unlawful topic, name, material or information.

  • Upload, or otherwise make available, files that contain images, photographs, software or other material protected by intellectual property laws, including, by way of example, and not as limitation, copyright or trademark laws (or by rights of privacy or publicity) unless User owns or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consent to do the same.

  • Use of any material or information, including images or photographs, which are made available through the Services in any manner that infringes any copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, or other proprietary right of any party.

  • Upload files that contain viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancelbots, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another's computer or property of another.

  • Advertise or offer to sell or buy any goods or services for any business purpose, unless such Communication Services specifically allows such messages.

  • Download any file posted by another user of a Communication Service that User know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally reproduced, displayed, performed, and/or distributed in such manner.

  • Falsify or delete any copyright management information, such as author attributions,  legal or other proper notices or proprietary designations or labels of the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded.

  • Restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Communication Services.

  • Violate any code of conduct or other guidelines which may be applicable for any particular Communication Service.

  • Harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including email addresses.

  • Violate any applicable laws or regulations.

  • Create a false identity for the purpose of misleading others.

  • Use, download or otherwise copy, or provide (whether or not for a fee) to a person or entity any directory of users of the Services or other user or usage information or any portion thereo


 

MEMBER ACCOUNT, PASSWORD, AND SECURITY

 

If any of the Services requires User to open an account, User must complete the registration process by providing Cultivated Society with current, complete and accurate information as prompted by the applicable registration form. User also will choose a password and a user name. User is entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of User’s password and account. Furthermore, User is entirely responsible for any and all activities that occur under User’s account. User agrees to notify Cultivated Society immediately of any unauthorized use of User’s account or any other breach of security. Cultivated Society, its subsidiaries, or affiliates will not be liable for any loss that User may incur as a result of someone else using User’s password or account, either with or without User’s knowledge. However, User could be held liable for losses incurred by Cultivated Society, its subsidiaries, or affiliates or another party due to someone else using User’s account or password. User may not use anyone else's account at any time, without the permission of the account holder.


 

NOTICE SPECIFIC TO DOCUMENTS AVAILABLE ON THIS YOUR WEBSITE ADDRESS

 

Permission to use Documents (such as white papers, press releases, datasheets and FAQs) from the Services is granted, provided that (1) the below copyright notice appears in all copies and that both the copyright notice and this permission notice appear, (2) use of such Documents from the Services is for informational and non-commercial or personal use only and will not be copied or posted on any network computer or broadcast in any media, and (3) no modifications of any Documents are made. Accredited educational institutions, such as universities, private/public colleges, and state community colleges, may download and reproduce the Documents for distribution in the classroom. Distribution outside the classroom requires express written permission. Use for any other purpose is expressly prohibited by law, and may result in severe civil and criminal penalties. Violators will be prosecuted to the maximum extent possible.

 

CULTIVATED SOCIETY AND/OR ITS RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY OF THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THE DOCUMENTS AND RELATED GRAPHICS PUBLISHED AS PART OF THE SERVICES FOR ANY PURPOSE. ALL SUCH DOCUMENTS AND RELATED GRAPHICS ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. CULTIVATED SOCIETY AND/OR ITS RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THIS INFORMATION, INCLUDING ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL CULTIVATED SOCIETY AND/OR ITS RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER TORTIOUS ACTION, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF INFORMATION AVAILABLE FROM THE SERVICES.

 

THE DOCUMENTS AND RELATED GRAPHICS PUBLISHED ON THE SERVICES COULD INCLUDE TECHNICAL INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. CHANGES ARE PERIODICALLY ADDED TO THE INFORMATION HEREIN. CULTIVATED SOCIETY AND/OR ITS RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS MAY MAKE IMPROVEMENTS AND/OR CHANGES IN THE PRODUCT(S) AND/OR THE PROGRAM(S) DESCRIBED HEREIN AT ANY TIME.


 

MATERIALS PROVIDED TO www.cultivatedsocietyonlline.com OR POSTED AT ANY OF ITS YOUR WEBSITE ADDRESS


 

Cultivated Society, its subsidiaries, or its affiliates does not claim ownership of the materials User provide to Cultivated Society (including feedback and suggestions) or post, upload, input or submit to any Services or its associated services for review by the general public, or by the members of any public or private community, (each a "Submission" and collectively "Submissions"). However, by posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting ("Posting") User’s Submission User is granting Cultivated Society, its affiliated companies and necessary sublicensees permission to use User’s Submission in connection with the operation of their Internet businesses (including, without limitation, all Cultivated Society Services), including, without limitation, the license rights to: copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate and reformat User’s Submission; to publish User’s name in connection with User’s Submission; and the right to sublicense such rights to any supplier of the Services.

No compensation will be paid with respect to the use of User’s Submission, as provided herein. Cultivated Society is under no obligation to post or use any Submission User may provide and Cultivated Society may remove any Submission at any time in its sole discretion. By Posting a Submission User warrants and represents to own or otherwise control all of the rights to User’s Submission as described in these Terms and Conditions including, without limitation, all the rights necessary for User to provide, post, upload, input or submit the Submissions.

 

In addition to the warranty and representation set forth above, by Posting a Submission that contain images, photographs, pictures or that are otherwise graphical in whole or in part ("Images"), User warrant and represent that (a) User is the copyright owner of such Images, or that the copyright owner of such Images has granted User permission to use such Images or any content and/or images contained in such Images consistent with the manner and purpose of User’s use and as otherwise permitted by these Terms of Use and the Services, (b) User have the rights necessary to grant the licenses and sublicenses described in these Terms of Use, and (c) that each person depicted in such Images, if any, has provided consent to the use of the Images as set forth in these Terms of Use, including, by way of example, and not as a limitation, the distribution, public display and reproduction of such Images. By Posting Images, User is granting (a) to all members of User’s private community (for each such Images available to members of such private community), and/or (b) to the general public (for each such Images available anywhere on the Services, other than a private community), permission to use User’s Images in connection with the use, as permitted by these Terms of Use, of any of the Services, (including, by way of example, and not as a limitation, making prints and gift items which include such Images), and including, without limitation, a non-exclusive, world-wide, royalty-free license to: copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate and reformat User’s Images without having User’s name attached to such Images, and the right to sublicense such rights to any supplier of the Services. The licenses granted in the preceding sentences for a Images will terminate at the time User completely remove such Images from the Services, provided that, such termination shall not affect any licenses granted in connection with such Images prior to the time User completely remove such Images. No compensation will be paid with respect to the use of User’s Images.


DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY; LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

 

USER EXPRESSLY AGREES THAT USE OF www.cultivatedsocietyonline.com  IS AT USER'S SOLE RISK. NEITHER CULTIVATED SOCIETY, ITS AFFILIATES NOR ANY OF THEIR RESPECTIVE EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, THIRD PARTY CONTENT PROVIDERS OR LICENSORS WARRANT THAT www.cultivatedsocietyonline.com  WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE; NOR DO THEY MAKE ANY WARRANTY AS TO THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM USE OF www.cultivatedsocietyonline.com , OR AS TO THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY OR CONTENT OF ANY INFORMATION, SERVICE, OR MERCHANDISE PROVIDED THROUGH www.cultivatedsocietyonline.com.

 

www.cultivatedsocietyonline.com IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, WARRANTIES OF TITLE OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OTHER THAN THOSE WARRANTIES WHICH ARE IMPLIED BY AND INCAPABLE OF EXCLUSION, RESTRICTION OR MODIFICATION UNDER THE LAWS APPLICABLE TO THIS AGREEMENT.

 

THIS DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY APPLIES TO ANY DAMAGES OR INJURY CAUSED BY ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, ERROR, OMISSION, INTERRUPTION, DELETION, DEFECT, DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, COMPUTER VIRUS, COMMUNICATION LINE FAILURE, THEFT OR DESTRUCTION OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO, ALTERATION OF, OR USE OF RECORD, WHETHER FOR BREACH OF CONTRACT, TORTIOUS BEHAVIOR, NEGLIGENCE, OR UNDER ANY OTHER CAUSE OF ACTION. USER SPECIFICALLY ACKNOWLEDGES THAT CULTIVATED SOCIETY IS NOT LIABLE FOR THE DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF OTHER USERS OR THIRD-PARTIES AND THAT THE RISK OF INJURY FROM THE FOREGOING RESTS ENTIRELY WITH USER.

IN NO EVENT WILL CULTIVATED SOCIETY, OR ANY PERSON OR ENTITY INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING OR DISTRIBUTING www.cultivatedsocietyonline.com OR THE CULTIVATED SOCIETY SOFTWARE, BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE www.cultivatedsocietyonline.com. USER HEREBY ACKNOWLEDGES THAT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION SHALL APPLY TO ALL CONTENT ON THE SITE.

 

IN ADDITION TO THE TERMS SET FORTH ABOVE NEITHER, CULTIVATED SOCIETY, NOR ITS AFFILIATES, INFORMATION PROVIDERS OR CONTENT PARTNERS SHALL BE LIABLE REGARDLESS OF THE CAUSE OR DURATION, FOR ANY ERRORS, INACCURACIES, OMISSIONS, OR OTHER DEFECTS IN, OR UNTIMELINESS OR AUTHENTICITY OF, THE INFORMATION CONTAINED WITHIN www.cultivatedsocietyonline.com, OR FOR ANY DELAY OR INTERRUPTION IN THE TRANSMISSION THEREOF TO THE USER, OR FOR ANY CLAIMS OR LOSSES ARISING THEREFROM OR OCCASIONED THEREBY. NONE OF THE FOREGOING PARTIES SHALL BE LIABLE FOR ANY THIRD-PARTY CLAIMS OR LOSSES OF ANY NATURE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, LOST PROFITS, PUNITIVE OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES.


 

LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES

 

THE LINKS IN THIS AREA WILL LET YOU LEAVE CULTIVATED SOCIETY'S SITE. THE LINKED SITES ARE UNDER THE CONTROL OF CULTIVATED SOCIETY AND IS SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CONTENTS OF ANY LINKED SITE OR ANY LINK CONTAINED IN A LINKED SITE, OR ANY CHANGES OR UPDATES TO SUCH SITES. CULTIVATED SOCIETY IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR WEBCASTING OR ANY OTHER FORM OF TRANSMISSION RECEIVED FROM ANY OTHER LINKED SITE. CULTIVATED SOCIETY IS PROVIDING THESE LINKS TO YOU ONLY AS A CONVENIENCE.

 

In many instances, the content available through www.cultivatedsocietyonline.com  represents facts gathered from thorough research and judgments of the respective information provider. User, or other user not under contract with Cultivated Society. Cultivated Society neither endorses nor is responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any opinion, advice or statement made on www.cultivatedsocietyonline.com by anyone other than authorized Cultivated Society employee spokespersons while acting in their official capacities. Under no circumstances will Cultivated Society be liable for any loss or damage caused by a User's reliance on information obtained through www.cultivatedsocietyonline.com. It is the responsibility of User to evaluate the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any information, opinion, advice or other content available through Cultivated Society. Please seek the advice of professionals, as appropriate, regarding the evaluation of any specific information, opinion, advice or other content.


 

MONITORING

 

Cultivated Society shall have the right, but not the obligation, to monitor the content of www.cultivatedsocietyonline.com, including chat rooms and forums, to determine compliance with this Agreement and any operating rules established by Cultivated Society and to satisfy any law, regulation or authorized government request. Cultivated Society shall have the right in its sole discretion to edit, refuse to post or remove any material submitted to or posted on www.cultivatedsocietyonline.com. Without limiting the foregoing, Cultivated Society shall have the right to remove any material that Cultivated Society, in its sole discretion, finds to be in violation of the provisions hereof or otherwise objectionable.


 

INDEMNIFICATION

 

User agrees to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Cultivated Society, its affiliates and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents from and against all claims and expenses, including attorneys' fees, arising out of the use of Cultivated Society by User or User's Account.


 

TERMINATION

 

Either Cultivated Society or User may terminate this Agreement at any time. Without limiting the foregoing, Cultivated Society shall have the right to immediately terminate User's Account in the event of any conduct by User which Cultivated Society, in its sole discretion, considers to be unacceptable, or in the event of any breach by User of this Agreement.


 

MISCELLANEOUS

 

This Agreement and any operating rules for www.cultivatedsocietyonline.com established by Cultivated Society constitute the entire agreement of the parties with respect to the subject matter hereof, and supersede all previous written or oral agreements between the parties with respect to such subject matter. This Agreement shall be construed in accordance with the laws of California, in the United States, without regard to its conflict of laws rules. No waiver by either party of any breach or default hereunder shall be deemed to be a waiver of any preceding or subsequent breach or default. The section headings used herein are for convenience only and shall not be given any legal import.


 

COPYRIGHT NOTICE

 

Cultivated Society and its logos are trademarks of Cultivated Society and its parent company, Poedik Muze, Inc.   All rights reserved.

 

TRADEMARKS

 

The names of actual companies and products mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners. The example companies, organizations, products, domain names, email addresses, logos, people and events depicted herein are fictitious. No association with any real company, organization, product, domain name, email address, logo, person, or event is intended or should be inferred.

 

Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.