EFFECTIVE NOVEMBER 28, 2022
If you accept or agree to the Agreement on behalf of a company or other legal entity, you represent and warrant that you have the authority to bind that company or other legal entity to the Agreement and, in such event, “you” and “your” will refer and apply to that company or other legal entity.
THE SECTIONS BELOW TITLED “BINDING ARBITRATION” AND “CLASS ACTION WAIVER” CONTAIN A BINDING ARBITRATION AGREEMENT AND CLASS ACTION WAIVER. THEY AFFECT YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS. PLEASE READ THEM.
USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
By accessing and/or using the Websites and/or the Services, you hereby agree to comply with the following guidelines:
- You will not use the Websites and/or the Services for any unlawful purpose;
- You will not access or use the Websites and/or the Services to collect any market research for a competing businesses;
- You will not upload, post, e-mail, transmit, or otherwise make available any content that:
- infringes any copyright, trademark, right of publicity, or other proprietary rights of any person or entity; or
- constitutes promotion or advertising of any third-party website, product or service; or
- is defamatory, libelous, indecent, obscene, pornographic, sexually explicit, invasive of another’s privacy, promotes violence, or contains hate speech (i.e., speech that attacks or demeans a group based on race or ethnic origin, religion, disability, gender, age, veteran status, and/or sexual orientation/gender identity); or
- discloses any sensitive information about another person, including that person’s e-mail address, postal address, phone number, credit card information, or any similar information.
- You will not impersonate any person or entity or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;
- You will not decompile, reverse engineer, or disassemble any software or other products or processes accessible through the Websites and/or the Services;
- You will not cover, obscure, block, or in any way interfere with any advertisements and/or safety features on the Websites and/or the Services;
- You will not circumvent, remove, alter, deactivate, degrade, or thwart any of the protections in the Websites and/or the Services;
- You will not use automated means, including spiders, robots, crawlers, data mining tools, or the like to download or scrape data from the Websites, directly or indirectly, except for Internet search engines (e.g., Google) and non-commercial public archives (e.g., archive.org) that comply with our robots.txt file;
- You will not take any action that imposes or may impose (in our sole discretion) an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our technical infrastructure; and
- You will not interfere with or attempt to interrupt the proper operation of the Websites and/or the Services through the use of any virus, device, information collection or transmission mechanism, software or routine, or access or attempt to gain access to any data, files, or passwords related to the Website through hacking, password or data mining, or any other means.
We reserve the right, in our sole and absolute discretion, to deny you (or any device) access to the Websites and/or the Services, or any portion thereof, without notice.
PRODUCT DESCRIPTIONS AND AVALABILITY
- Product Description: Our Website contains descriptions of Products. We attempt to be as accurate as possible with the descriptions of the Products that are made available to you through the Website. However, we make no warranties that the Product descriptions and any other content are accurate, complete, reliable, current, or error-free. If a Product offered by us is not as described, your sole remedy is to return it in unused condition. We reserve the right, at any time, to modify, suspend, or discontinue the sale of any Product with or without notice and we will not incur any obligation as a result of such change.
- Shipping: We ship Products in accordance with our Shipping Policy available at https://www.ameda.com/faq
- Returns & Refunds: We process returns and refunds in accordance with our Returns & Refund Policy available at https://www.ameda.com/faq
FEES AND PAYMENT
As consideration for purchasing our Products, you shall pay Ameda all applicable fees and taxes. We may use a third party payment vendor (“Third Party Payment Processor”) to process your payment. You warrant and represent that you are the valid owner or an authorized user, of the credit card or payment account that you provide to such Third Party Payment Processor, and that all information you provide is accurate. If payment is not received from your credit card issuer or any other payment facility, you hereby agree to pay all amounts due upon demand. You agree to pay all costs of collection, including attorney’s fees and costs, on any outstanding balance.
We reserve the right to change any of the fees that we charge including any Product pricing, or to institute new or additional fees, at any time upon notice to you.
The Websites and the Services are available only for individuals aged 18 years or older. If you are 18 or older, but under the age of majority in your jurisdiction, you should review this Agreement with your parent or guardian to make sure that you and your parent or guardian understand it.
We welcome and encourage you to provide feedback, comments, and suggestions for improvements to the Website and our services (“Feedback”). Although we encourage you to e-mail us, we do not want you to, and you should not, e-mail us any content that contains confidential information. With respect to any Feedback you provide, we shall be free to use and disclose any ideas, concepts, know-how, techniques, or other materials contained in your Feedback for any purpose whatsoever, including, but not limited to, the development, production and marketing of products and services that incorporate such information, without compensation or attribution to you.
The Websites and the Services contain material, such as software, text, graphics, images, sound recordings, audiovisual works, tutorials, and other material provided by or on behalf of Ameda (collectively referred to as the “Content”). The Content may be owned by us or by third parties. The Content is protected under both United States and foreign laws. Unauthorized use of the Content may violate copyright, trademark, and other laws. You have no rights in or to the Content, and you will not use the Content except as permitted under this Agreement. No other use is permitted without prior written consent from us. You must retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the original Content on any copy you make of the Content. You may not sell, transfer, assign, license, sublicense, or modify the Content or reproduce, display, publicly perform, make a derivative version of, distribute, or otherwise use the Content in any way for any public or commercial purpose. The use or posting of the Content on any other website or in a networked computer environment for any purpose is expressly prohibited.
If you violate any part of this Agreement, your permission to access the Websites automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any copies you have made of the Websites.
The trademarks, service marks, and logos of Ameda (the “Ameda Trademarks”) used and displayed on the Websites and the Services are registered and unregistered trademarks or service marks of Ameda. Other company, product, and service names located on the Websites and the Services may be trademarks or service marks owned by others (the “Third-Party Trademarks,” and, collectively with Ameda Trademarks, the “Trademarks”). Nothing on the Websites and the Services should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right to use the Trademarks, without our prior written permission specific for each such use. Use of the Trademarks as part of a link to or from any website is prohibited unless establishment of such a link is approved in advance by us in writing. All goodwill generated from the use of Ameda Trademarks inures to our benefit.
Elements of the Websites and the Services are protected by trade dress, trademark, unfair competition, and other state and federal laws and may not be copied or imitated in whole or in part, by any means, including, but not limited to, the use of framing or mirrors. None of the Content may be retransmitted without our express, written consent for each and every instance.
NO WARRANTIES; LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
NONE OF AMEDA OR ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES OR AGENTS (COLLECTIVELY THE “AMEDA PARTIES”) ENDORSE ANY CONTENT PROVIDED THROUGH THE WEBSITES, AND THE SERVICES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY PRODUCTS IDENTIFIED, MENTIONED OR REVIEWED ON THE WEBSITES. NONE OF THE AMEDA PARTIES HAS ANY RESPONSIBILITY OR LIABILITY FOR ANY RESULTS CAUSED BY USING THE WEBSITES, AND THE SERVICES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY DEATH, BODILY INJURY OR HEALTH PROBLEMS YOU MAY SUFFER. FOR THE AVOIDANCE OF DOUBT, THE FOREGOING SENTENCE DOES NOT APPLY TO CONSUMERS LOCATED IN NEW JERSEY
THE WEBSITES, THE SERVICES, AND THE CONTENT ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS, AND NEITHER AMEDA NOR AMEDA’S SUPPLIERS MAKE ANY WARRANTIES WITH RESPECT TO THE SAME OR OTHERWISE IN CONNECTION WITH THIS AGREEMENT, AND INSPIRING LIFE TOGETHER HEREBY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL EXPRESS, IMPLIED, OR STATUTORY WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY WARRANTIES OF NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AVAILABILITY, ERROR-FREE OR UNINTERRUPTED OPERATION, AND ANY WARRANTIES ARISING FROM A COURSE OF DEALING, COURSE OF PERFORMANCE, OR USAGE OF TRADE.
IN CONNECTION WITH ANY WARRANTY, CONTRACT, OR COMMON LAW TORT CLAIMS: (I) WE SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS, OR DAMAGES RESULTING FROM LOST DATA OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION RESULTING FROM THE USE OR INABILITY TO ACCESS AND USE THE WEBSITE OR SERVICES, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES; AND (II) ANY DIRECT DAMAGES THAT YOU MAY SUFFER AS A RESULT OF YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE OR SERVICES SHALL BE LIMITED TO ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($100).
SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES. THEREFORE, SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS ON WARRANTIES IN THIS SECTION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
THE WEBSITES AND THE SERVICES MAY CONTAIN TECHNICAL INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS OR OMISSIONS. WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY SUCH TYPOGRAPHICAL, TECHNICAL, OR PRICING ERRORS LISTED ON THE WEBSITES AND THE SERVICES. WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO MAKE CHANGES, CORRECTIONS, AND/OR IMPROVEMENTS TO THE WEBSITES AND THE SERVICES AT ANY TIME WITHOUT NOTICE.
You will indemnify, defend, and hold Ameda, its affiliates, and our and their respective shareholders, members, officers, directors, employees, agents, and representatives (collectively, “Ameda Indemnitees”) harmless from and against any and all damages, liabilities, losses, costs, and expenses, including reasonable attorney’s fees (collectively, “Losses”) incurred by any Ameda Indemnitee in connection with a third-party claim, action, or proceeding (each, a “Claim”) arising from (i) your breach of this Agreement; (ii) any misuse of the Website, Services, and/or the Content; (iii) your negligence, gross negligence, willful misconduct, fraud, misrepresentation or violation of law; or (iv) your violation of any third-party right, including without limitation any copyright, trademark, property, or privacy right; provided, however, that the foregoing obligations shall be subject to our: (i) promptly notifying you of the Claim; (ii) providing you, at your expense, with reasonable cooperation in the defense of the Claim; and (iii) providing you with sole control over the defense and negotiations for a settlement or compromise.
LINKS TO THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES
The Websites and Services may contain links to third-party websites (“External Sites”). These links are provided solely as a convenience to you and not as an endorsement by us of the content on such External Sites. The content of such External Sites is developed and provided by others. You should contact the website administrator or webmaster for those External Sites if you have any concerns regarding such links or any content located on such External Sites. We are not responsible for the content of any linked External Sites and do not make any representations regarding the content or accuracy of materials on such External Sites. You should take precautions when downloading files from all websites to protect your computer from viruses and other destructive programs. If you decide to access linked External Sites, you do so at your own risk.
COMPLIANCE WITH APPLICABLE LAWS
The Websites and the Services are based in the United States. We make no claims concerning whether the Websites, the Services and the Content may be viewed or be appropriate for use outside of the United States. If you access the Websites, the Services and/or the Content from outside of the United States, you do so at your own risk. Whether inside or outside of the United States, you are solely responsible for ensuring compliance with the laws of your specific jurisdiction.
TERMINATION OF THE AGREEMENT
We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to restrict, suspend, or terminate the Agreement and/or your access to all or any part of the Websites and/or the Services, at any time and for any reason without prior notice or liability. We reserve the right to change, suspend, or discontinue all or any part of the Websites and/or the Services at any time without prior notice or liability.
DIGITAL MILLENNIUM COPYRIGHT ACT
Ameda respects the intellectual property of others, and we ask our users and visitors to do the same. In accordance with the DMCA and other applicable law, Ameda has adopted a policy of terminating, in appropriate circumstances and at Ameda’s sole discretion, subscribers or account holders who are deemed to be repeat infringers. Ameda may also at its sole discretion limit access to the Site and/or terminate the accounts of any users who infringe any intellectual property rights of others, whether or not there is any repeat infringement. If you believe that an account holder or subscriber is a repeat infringer, please provide information sufficient for us to verify that the account holder or subscriber is a repeat infringer when filing your notice.
Pursuant to Title 17, United States Code, Section 512(c)(2), notifications of claimed copyright infringement should be sent to the Site’s designated agent (see below). ALL INQUIRIES NOT RELEVANT TO OR NOT COMPLYING WITH THE FOLLOWING PROCEDURE WILL RECEIVE NO RESPONSE. Ameda will process and investigate notices (each, a “Notice”) of alleged infringement and will take appropriate actions under the DMCA and other applicable intellectual property laws. Upon receipt of notices complying with the DMCA, Ameda will act to remove or disable access to any material found to be infringing or found to be the subject of infringing activity and will act to remove or disable access to any reference or link to material or activity that is found to be infringing.
If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide Ameda the following information in your Notice (to be effective, the notification must include ALL of the following):
- a physical or electronic signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive copyright that is allegedly infringed;
- a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed;
- a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Website and/or the Services;
- your address, telephone number, and email address and all other information reasonably sufficient to permit Ameda to contact you;
- a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
- a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your Notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
- Notices of claimed copyright infringement should be directed to Ameda’s designated agent.
485 Half Day Road
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
Attention: Marketing Department
THE PRECEDING INFORMATION IS PROVIDED EXCLUSIVELY FOR NOTIFYING AMEDA THAT YOUR COPYRIGHTED MATERIAL MAY HAVE BEEN INFRINGED. ALL OTHER INQUIRIES, SUCH AS PRODUCT OR SERVICE RELATED QUESTIONS AND REQUESTS, OR QUESTIONS ON OUR PRIVACY PRACTICES, WILL NOT RECEIVE A RESPONSE THROUGH THIS PROCESS.
In the event of a dispute arising under or relating to this Agreement or any other products or services provided by us (each, a “Dispute”), such dispute will be finally and exclusively resolved by binding arbitration governed by the Federal Arbitration Act (“FAA”). NEITHER PARTY SHALL HAVE THE RIGHT TO LITIGATE SUCH CLAIM IN COURT OR TO HAVE A JURY TRIAL, EXCEPT EITHER PARTY MAY BRING ITS CLAIM IN ITS LOCAL SMALL CLAIMS COURT, IF PERMITTED BY THAT SMALL CLAIMS COURT RULES AND IF WITHIN SUCH COURT’S JURISDICTION. ARBITRATION IS DIFFERENT FROM COURT, AND DISCOVERY AND APPEAL RIGHTS MAY ALSO BE LIMITED IN ARBITRATION. All disputes will be resolved before a neutral arbitrator selected jointly by the parties, whose decision will be final, except for a limited right of appeal under the FAA. The arbitration shall be commenced and conducted by JAMS pursuant to its then current Comprehensive Arbitration Rules and Procedures and in accordance with the Expedited Procedures in those rules, or, where appropriate, pursuant to JAMS’ Streamlined Arbitration Rules and Procedures. All applicable JAMS’ rules and procedures are available at the JAMS website www.jamsadr.com. Each party will be responsible for paying any JAMS filing, administrative, and arbitrator fees in accordance with JAMS rules. Judgment on the arbitrator’s award may be entered in any court having jurisdiction. This clause shall not preclude parties from seeking provisional remedies in aid of arbitration from a court of appropriate jurisdiction. The arbitration may be conducted in person, through the submission of documents, by phone, or online. If conducted in person, the arbitration shall take place in the United States county where you reside. The parties may litigate in court to compel arbitration, to stay a proceeding pending arbitration, or to confirm, modify, vacate, or enter judgment on the award entered by the arbitrator. The parties shall cooperate in good faith in the voluntary and informal exchange of all non-privileged documents and other information (including electronically stored information) relevant to the Dispute immediately after commencement of the arbitration. As set forth in Section 16 below, nothing in this Agreement will prevent us from seeking injunctive relief in any court of competent jurisdiction as necessary to protect our proprietary interests.
CLASS ACTION WAIVER
You agree that any arbitration or proceeding shall be limited to the Dispute between us and you individually. To the full extent permitted by law, (i) no arbitration or proceeding shall be joined with any other; (ii) there is no right or authority for any Dispute to be arbitrated or resolved on a class action-basis or to utilize class action procedures; and (iii) there is no right or authority for any Dispute to be brought in a purported representative capacity on behalf of the general public or any other persons. YOU AGREE THAT YOU MAY BRING CLAIMS AGAINST US ONLY IN YOUR INDIVIDUAL CAPACITY AND NOT AS A PLAINTIFF OR CLASS MEMBER IN ANY PURPORTED CLASS OR REPRESENTATIVE PROCEEDING.
You acknowledge and agree that in the event of a breach or threatened violation of our intellectual property rights and confidential and proprietary information by you, we will suffer irreparable harm and will therefore be entitled to injunctive relief to enforce this Agreement. We may, without waiving any other remedies under this Agreement, seek from any court having jurisdiction any interim, equitable, provisional, or injunctive relief that is necessary to protect our rights and property pending the outcome of the arbitration referenced above. You hereby irrevocably and unconditionally consent to the personal and subject matter jurisdiction of the federal and state courts in the State of Illinois for purposes of any such action by us.
CONTROLLING LAW; EXCLUSIVE FORUM
The Agreement and any action related thereto will be governed by the laws of the State of Illinois without regard to its conflict of laws provisions. The Parties hereby consent and agree to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts located in the State of Illinois for all suits, actions, or proceedings directly or indirectly arising out of or relating to this Agreement, and waive any and all objections to such courts, including but not limited to, objections based on improper venue or inconvenient forum, and each party hereby irrevocably submits to the exclusive jurisdiction of such courts in any suits, actions, or proceedings arising out of or relating to this Agreement
If the Agreement is terminated in accordance with the termination provision in Section 12 above, such termination shall not affect the validity of the following provisions of this Agreement, which shall remain in full force and effect: “Ownership,” “Feedback,” “No Warranties; Limitation of Liability,” “Indemnification,” “Compliance with Applicable Laws,” “Termination of the Agreement,” “Binding Arbitration,” “Class Action Waiver,” “Controlling Law; Exclusive Forum,” and “Miscellaneous.”
Our failure to act on or enforce any provision of the Agreement shall not be construed as a waiver of that provision or any other provision in this Agreement. --= No waiver shall be effective against us unless made in writing, and no such waiver shall be construed as a waiver in any other or subsequent instance. Except as expressly agreed by us and you in writing, the Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and us with respect to the subject matter, and supersedes all previous or contemporaneous agreements, whether written or oral, between the parties with respect to the subject matter. The section headings are provided merely for convenience and shall not be given any legal import. This Agreement will inure to the benefit of our successors, assigns, licensees, and sublicensees.
COPYRIGHT AND TRADEMARK NOTICES
All information and content provided on the Websites and the Services are © 2022 Ameda, Inc. All rights reserved.
If you are aware of an infringement of any of our trademarks or brands, please let us know by e-mailing us at trademarkinfringement@Ameda.com. We address only messages concerning infringement at this e-mail address.
Other logos and product and company names mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners. Ameda is not responsible for content on websites operated by parties other than Ameda.
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