Version Date: 7.3.2012
All users who are minors in the jurisdiction in which they reside (generally under the age of 18) must have the permission of, and be directly supervised by, their parent or guardian to use the Website. If you are a minor, you must have your parent or guardian read and agree to this Agreement prior to you using the Website. Persons under the age of 13 are not permitted to register for the Website or use the Website Services.
YOU ACCEPT AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THIS AGREEMENT BY ACKNOWLEDGING SUCH ACCEPTANCE DURING THE REGISTRATION PROCESS (IF APPLICABLE) AND ALSO BY CONTINUING TO USE THE WEBSITE. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO ABIDE BY THIS AGREEMENT, OR TO MODIFICATIONS THAT BITESQUAD MAY MAKE TO THIS AGREEMENT IN THE FUTURE, DO NOT USE OR ACCESS OR CONTINUE TO USE OR ACCESS THE BITESQUAD SERVICES OR THE WEBSITE.
We have created the Website to serve as a marketplace. BiteSquad is a merchant of food ordering and delivery services. BiteSquad does not sell or control the production of any food produced at the Restaurants. Rather this marketplace provides buyers the ability to search for and find local Restaurants that deliver or make food available for pick up.
The Restaurants are obligated by BiteSquad to comply with federal, state and local laws, rules, regulations, and standards pertaining to food preparation, sale, marketing and safety. However, it is critical for users to understand that BiteSquad does not in any way independently verify the credentials, representations or products of Restaurants, the ingredients or the quality of any products, or that a Restaurant is in compliance with applicable laws. Buyers must make themselves comfortable through information provided by Restaurants on the Website or as requested by buyers directly from the Restaurants as to the quality and reliability of the Restaurants, as well as to their compliance with applicable laws. BiteSquad does not in any way guaranty the quality of any food or that any food complies with applicable laws. In addition, a Restaurant may represent that food preparation is in accordance with special standards such as "organic," "kosher," "macrobiotic" or allergen-specific standards such as "nut-free," "gluten-free," or "lactose-free." However, BiteSquad does not independently investigate or verify such representations. BiteSquad shall not be liable or responsible for any food or services offered by Restaurants that is unhealthy, is the cause of injury, that is otherwise unacceptable to buyers or that does not meet the expectation of buyers in any manner. Buyers are solely responsible for verifying the accuracy of delivery addresses, and BiteSquad shall have no liability or responsibility for any such erroneous addresses.
Please direct all complaints concerning Restaurants to BiteSquad's attention as indicated on the Website.
ORDERING AND PAYMENT
All ordering is performed online. Buyers are usually billed directly by BiteSquad for their orders, and "BiteSquad" will be the name that appears on your payment records, but BiteSquad shall not in any manner be considered the seller of the food.
BiteSquad takes customer satisfaction very seriously. In the case of problems with your food order, please contact the Restaurant directly. If you have not been able to resolve your issue with the Restaurant to your satisfaction, please contact BiteSquad and we will try to assist you. In appropriate cases, if you have already been billed by BiteSquad, BiteSquad will issue full or partial refunds. For example: if you did not receive your order or received an incorrect order, you may be issued a full refund; if part of your order is missing, we may issue a partial refund. In every event, we will do our best to ensure your satisfaction. If you were billed by BiteSquad.com, BiteSquad.com will provide a full or partial refund if, for example, you did not receive your food order, or part of your order, on a case to case basis.
If at anytime, BiteSquad offers gift cards, the following terms shall apply: (1) gift cards cannot be combined with cash, (2) gift cards are redeemable only with online payments; (3) gift cards are not redeemable for cash, (4) lost, stolen or damaged gift cards may be replaced only with valid proof of purchase and to the extent of the remaining gift card balance appears in BiteSquad's records, (5) gift cards are not a credit or debit card, (6) there are no expiration dates and no fees for purchased gift cards, and (7) expiration dates or other terms may apply to promotional or service credit gift cards not purchased directly by a consumer.
By using the BiteSquad Services, you represent and warrant that:
You may not access or use the Website for any other purpose other than that for which BiteSquad makes it available. The Website is for the personal use of users only and may not be used in connection with any commercial endeavors except those that are specifically endorsed or approved by BiteSquad. Prohibited activity includes, but is not limited to:
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
The content on the Website ("BiteSquad Content") and the trademarks, service marks and logos contained therein ("Marks") are owned by or licensed to BiteSquad, and are subject to copyright and other intellectual property rights under United States and foreign laws and international conventions. BiteSquad Content, includes, without limitation, all source code, databases, functionality, software, website designs, audio, video, text, photographs and graphics. All BiteSquad graphics, logos, designs, page headers, button icons, scripts and service names are registered trademarks, common law trademarks or trade dress of BiteSquad in the U.S. and/or other countries. BiteSquad's trademarks and trade dress may not be used, including as part of trademarks and/or as part of domain names, in connection with any product or service in any manner that is likely to cause confusion and may not be copied, imitated, or used, in whole or in part, without the prior written permission of BiteSquad. BiteSquad Content on the Website is provided to you "AS IS" for your information and personal use only and may not be used, copied, reproduced, distributed, transmitted, broadcast, displayed, sold, licensed, or otherwise exploited for any other purposes whatsoever without the prior written consent of the respective owners. Systematic retrieval of data or other content from the Website to create or compile, directly or indirectly, a collection, compilation, database or directory without written permission from BiteSquad is prohibited. Provided that you are eligible to use the Website, you are granted a limited license to access and use the Website and the BiteSquad Content and to download or print a copy of any portion of the BiteSquad Content to which you have properly gained access solely for your personal, non-commercial use. BiteSquad reserves all rights not expressly granted to you in and to the Website and BiteSquad Content and Marks. If you download or print a copy of the BiteSquad Content for personal use, you must retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained therein. You agree not to circumvent, disable or otherwise interfere with security related features of the Website or features that prevent or restrict use or copying of any BiteSquad Content or enforce limitations on use of the Website or the BiteSquad Content therein.
THIRD PARTY WEBSITES AND CONTENT
The Website contains (or you may be sent through the Website or the BiteSquad Service) links to other websites ("Third Party Websites") as well as articles, photographs, text, graphics, pictures, designs, music, sound, video, information, applications, software and other content or items belonging to or originating from third parties (the "Third Party Content"). Such Third Party Websites and Third Party Content are not investigated, monitored or checked for accuracy, appropriateness, or completeness by us, and we are not responsible for any Third Party Websites accessed through the Website or any Third Party Content posted on, available through or installed from the Website, including the content, accuracy, offensiveness, opinions, reliability, privacy practices or other policies of or contained in the Third Party Websites or the Third Party Content. Inclusion of, linking to or permitting the use or installation of any Third Party Website or any Third Party Content does not imply approval or endorsement thereof by us. If you decide to leave the Website and access the Third Party Websites or to use or install any Third Party Content, you do so at your own risk and you should be aware that our terms and policies no longer govern. You should review the applicable terms and policies, including privacy and data gathering practices, of any website to which you navigate from the Website or relating to any applications you use or install from the Website. Any purchases you make through Third Party Websites will be through other websites and from other companies, and BiteSquad takes no responsibility whatsoever in relation to such purchases which are exclusively between you and the applicable third party.
BiteSquad reserves the right but does not have the obligation to:
TERM AND TERMINATION
This Agreement shall remain in full force and effect while you use the Website or are otherwise a user of the Website. You may terminate your use or participation at any time, for any reason, by following the instructions for terminating user accounts in your account settings.
WITHOUT LIMITING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF THIS AGREEMENT, BITESQUAD RESERVES THE RIGHT TO, IN BITESQUAD'S SOLE DISCRETION AND WITHOUT NOTICE OR LIABILITY, DENY ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE WEBSITE AND THE BITESQUAD SERVICES, TO ANY PERSON FOR ANY REASON OR FOR NO REASON AT ALL, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION FOR BREACH OF ANY REPRESENTATION, WARRANTY OR COVENANT CONTAINED IN THIS AGREEMENT, OR OF ANY APPLICABLE LAW OR REGULATION, AND BITESQUAD MAY TERMINATE YOUR USE OR PARTICIPATION IN THE WEBSITE AND THE BITESQUAD SERVICES, DELETE YOUR PROFILE AND ANY CONTENT OR INFORMATION THAT YOU HAVE POSTED AT ANY TIME, WITHOUT WARNING, IN BITESQUAD'S SOLE DISCRETION.
In order to protect the integrity of the Website and BiteSquad Services, BiteSquad reserves the right at any time in its sole discretion to block certain IP addresses from accessing the Website BiteSquad Services.
Any provisions of this Agreement that, in order to fulfill the purposes of such provisions, need to survive the termination or expiration of this Agreement, shall be deemed to survive for as long as necessary to fulfill such purposes.
BiteSquad may modify this Agreement from time to time. Any and all changes to this Agreement will be reflected on the Website and revisions will be indicated by date. You agree to be bound to any changes to this Agreement when you use the BiteSquad Services after any such modification posted on the Website becomes effective. BiteSquad may also, in its discretion, choose to alert all users with whom it maintains email information of such modifications by means of an email to their most recently provided email address. It is therefore important that you regularly review this Agreement and keep your contact information current in your account settings to ensure you are informed of changes. Modifications to this Agreement shall be effective 30 days after being posted but shall not apply retroactively. Additionally, modifications made to this Agreement applicable to dispute resolution shall not apply to disputes arising prior to the effective date of the modification.
BiteSquad reserves the right at any time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the BiteSquad Services (or any part thereof) with or without notice. You agree that BiteSquad shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the BiteSquad Services.
If there is a dispute between users of the Website, or between users and any third party, you understand and agree that BiteSquad is under no obligation to become involved. In the event that you have a dispute with one or more other users, you hereby release BiteSquad, its officers, employees, agents and successors in rights from claims, demands and damages (actual and consequential) of every kind or nature, known or unknown, suspected and unsuspected, disclosed and undisclosed, arising out of or in any way related to such disputes and/or the BiteSquad Services.
All questions of law, rights, and remedies regarding any act, event or occurrence undertaken pursuant or relating to this Website or the BiteSquad Services shall be governed and construed by the law of the State of Minnesota, excluding such state's conflicts of law rules. Any legal action of whatever nature by or against BiteSquad arising out of or related in any respect to this Website and the BiteSquad Services shall be brought solely in either the applicable federal or state courts located in or with jurisdiction over Hennepin County, Minnesota; subject, however, to the right of BiteSquad, at BiteSquad's sole discretion, to bring an action to seek injunctive relief to enforce this Agreement or to stop or prevent an infringement of proprietary or other third party rights (or any similar cause of action) in any applicable court in any jurisdiction where jurisdiction exists with regard to a user. You hereby consent to (and waive any challenge or objection to) personal jurisdiction and venue in the above-referenced courts. Application of the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods is excluded from this Agreement. Additionally, application of the Uniform Computer Information Transaction Act (UCITA) is excluded from this Agreement. In no event shall any claim, action or proceeding by you related in any way to the Website and/or the BiteSquad Service (including your visit to or use of the Website and/or the BiteSquad Service) be instituted more than two (2) years after the cause of action arose.
Occasionally there may be information on the Website that contains typographical errors, inaccuracies or omissions that may relate to service descriptions, pricing, availability, and various other information. BiteSquad reserves the right to correct any errors, inaccuracies or omissions and to change or update the information at any time, without prior notice.
BiteSquad cannot control the nature of all of the content available on the Website or food products sold via the Website. By operating the Website, BiteSquad does not represent or imply that BiteSquad endorses any sellers, sellers' products, blogs, Contributions or other content or products available on or linked to by the Website, including without limitation content hosted on third party websites, or that BiteSquad believes food products, Contributions, blogs or other content to be accurate, useful or non-harmful. We do not control and are not responsible for unlawful or otherwise objectionable products or content you may encounter on the Website or in connection with any sellers or Contributions. BiteSquad is not responsible for the conduct, whether online or offline, of any user of the Website or BiteSquad Services.
YOU AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE AND BITESQUAD SERVICES WILL BE AT YOUR SOLE RISK. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, BITESQUAD, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, MEMBERS, EMPLOYEES, AND AGENTS DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN CONNECTION WITH THE WEBSITE AND BITESQUAD SERVICES AND YOUR USE THEREOF, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. BITESQUAD MAKES NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THE WEBSITE'S CONTENT OR THE CONTENT OF ANY WEBSITES LINKED TO THIS WEBSITE AND ASSUMES NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY (A) ERRORS, MISTAKES, OR INACCURACIES OF CONTENT AND MATERIALS, (B) PERSONAL INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE, OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER, RESULTING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF OUR WEBSITE AND BITESQUAD SERVICES, (C) ANY UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR USE OF OUR SECURE SERVERS AND/OR ANY AND ALL PERSONAL INFORMATION AND/OR FINANCIAL INFORMATION STORED THEREIN, (D) ANY INTERRUPTION OR CESSATION OF TRANSMISSION TO OR FROM THE WEBSITE, (E) ANY BUGS, VIRUSES, TROJAN HORSES, OR THE LIKE WHICH MAY BE TRANSMITTED TO OR THROUGH THE WEBSITE BY ANY THIRD PARTY, AND/OR (F) ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN ANY CONTENT AND MATERIALS OR FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND INCURRED AS A RESULT OF THE USE OF ANY CONTENT POSTED, TRANSMITTED, OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE VIA THE WEBSITE. BITESQUAD DOES NOT WARRANT, ENDORSE, GUARANTEE, OR ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY PRODUCT OR SERVICE ADVERTISED OR OFFERED THROUGH THE WEBSITE OR ANY HYPERLINKED WEBSITE OR FEATURED IN ANY BANNER OR OTHER ADVERTISING, AND BITESQUAD WILL NOT BE A PARTY TO OR IN ANY WAY BE RESPONSIBLE FOR MONITORING ANY TRANSACTION BETWEEN YOU AND PROVIDERS OF PRODUCTS OR SERVICES. AS WITH THE PURCHASE OF A PRODUCT OR SERVICE THROUGH ANY MEDIUM OR IN ANY ENVIRONMENT, YOU SHOULD USE YOUR BEST JUDGMENT AND EXERCISE CAUTION WHERE APPROPRIATE.
LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY
IN NO EVENT SHALL BITESQUAD OR ITS DIRECTORS, MEMBERS, EMPLOYEES, OR AGENTS BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING LOST PROFIT DAMAGES ARISING FROM YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE OR BITESQUAD SERVICES, EVEN IF BITESQUAD HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. NOTWITHSTANDING ANYTHING TO THE CONTRARY CONTAINED HEREIN, BITESQUAD'S LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ANY CAUSE WHATSOEVER AND REGARDLESS OF THE FORM OF THE ACTION, WILL AT ALL TIMES BE LIMITED TO THE AMOUNT PAID, IF ANY, BY YOU TO BITESQUAD FOR BITESQUAD SERVICES DURING THE PERIOD OF 1 MONTH PRIOR TO ANY CAUSE OF ACTION ARISING.
CERTAIN STATE LAWS DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN DAMAGES. IF THESE LAWS APPLY TO YOU, SOME OR ALL OF THE ABOVE DISCLAIMERS OR LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU, AND YOU MAY HAVE ADDITIONAL RIGHTS.
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold BiteSquad, its subsidiaries, and affiliates, and their respective officers, agents, partners and employees, harmless from and against, any loss, damage, liability, claim, or demand, including reasonable attorneys' fees and expenses, made by any party due to or arising out of your Contributions, use of BiteSquad Services, including, without limitation use in violation of this Agreement and/or arising from a breach of this Agreement and/or any breach of your representations and warranties set forth above. Notwithstanding the foregoing, BiteSquad reserves the right, at your expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter for which you are required to indemnify BiteSquad, and you agree to cooperate, at your expense, with BiteSquad's defense of such claims. BiteSquad will use reasonable efforts to notify you of any such claim, action, or proceeding which is subject to this indemnification upon becoming aware of it.
From time to time, BiteSquad may conduct sweepstakes that entitle the winners to prizes. Each sweepstakes has its own terms and conditions, set forth in the official rules for that sweepstakes.
Except as explicitly stated otherwise, any notices given to BiteSquad shall be given by email to Support@BiteSquad.com. Any notices given to you shall be given to the email address you provided during the registration process, or such other address as each party may specify. Notice shall be deemed to be given 24 hours after the email is sent, unless the sending party is notified that the email address is invalid. We may also choose to send notices by regular mail or discussion forum postings.
U.S. EXPORT CONTROLS
Software from this Website is further subject to United States export controls. No software may be downloaded from the Website or otherwise exported or re-exported (i) into (or to a national or resident of) Cuba, Iraq, Libya, North Korea, Iran, Syria, or any other Country to which the U.S. has embargoed goods; or (ii) to anyone on the U.S. Treasury Department's list of Specially Designated Nationals or the U.S. Commerce Department's Table of Deny Orders. By downloading or using software, you represent and warrant that you are not located in, under the control of, or a national or resident of any such country or on any such list.
This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and BiteSquad regarding the use of BiteSquad Services. The failure of BiteSquad to exercise or enforce any right or provision of this Agreement shall not operate as a waiver of such right or provision. The section titles in this Agreement are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect. This Agreement operates to the fullest extent permissible by law. This Agreement and your account may not be assigned by you without our express written consent. BiteSquad may assign any or all of its rights and obligations to others at any time. BiteSquad shall not be responsible or liable for any loss, damage, delay or failure to act caused by any cause beyond BiteSquad's reasonable control. If any provision or part of a provision of this Agreement is unlawful, void or unenforceable, that provision or part of the provision is deemed severable from this Agreement and does not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.
In order to resolve a complaint regarding BiteSquad Services or to receive further information regarding use of BiteSquad Services, please contact BiteSquad as set forth below.
BiteSquad.com, LLC 2300 Kennedy Street NE #230, Minneapolis, MN 55413 Fax: 909-444-5879 Email: support@BiteSquad.com Phone: 612-354-3816
DIGITAL MILLENNIUM COPYRIGHT ACT (DMCA) INFRINGEMENT NOTICE AND POLICY
If you believe that content available on or through the Website infringes one or more of your copyrights, please immediately notify our Copyright Agent by mail, email or faxed notice ("Notification") providing the information described below, which Notification is pursuant to DMCA 17 U.S.C. § 512(c)(3). A copy of your Notification will be sent to the person who posted or stored the material addressed in the Notification. Please be advised that pursuant to federal law you may be held liable for damages if you make material misrepresentations in a Notification. Thus, if you are not sure that content located on or linked to by the Website infringes your copyright, you should consider first contacting an attorney. Company has a policy of terminating repeat infringers in appropriate circumstances.
All Notifications should include the following:
Notifications should be sent to our Copyright Agent as follows:
We also will advise the alleged infringer of the DMCA statutory Counter Notification procedure described below by which the alleged infringer may respond to your claim and request that we restore this material.
If you believe your own copyrighted material has been removed from the Website and/or Company Service as a result of mistake or misidentification, you may submit a written counter notification ("Counter Notification") to our Designated Copyright Agent pursuant to DMCA 17 U.S.C. § 512(g)(2) and (3). To be an effective Counter Notification under the DMCA, your Counter Notification must include substantially the following:
You may submit your Counter Notification to our Copyright Agent by fax, mail, or email as set forth above.
If you send us a valid, written Counter Notification meeting the requirements described above, we will restore your removed or disabled material after 10 business days but no later than 14 business days from the date we receive your Counter Notification, unless our Copyright Agent first receives notice from the party filing the original Notification informing us that such party has filed a court action to restrain you from engaging in infringing activity related to the material in question. Please note that if you materially misrepresent that the disabled or removed content was removed by mistake or misidentification, you may be liable for damages, including costs and attorney's fees. Filing a false Counter Notification constitutes perjury.
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