WEBSITE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE
WEBSITE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE
The Site provides an online community and tools to address end of life planning, including links to where users can order and download the Lasting Matters Organizer workbook. Please note that BBL has no access to or control over the information you enter into the Lasting Matters Organizer, if ordered and downloaded. The information provided and discussed on the Site are informational only. BBL does not provide legal, financial, or tax advice. BBL and the Site are not substitutes for consultation with an attorney, tax professional or financial advisor.
Proprietary Rights. The Site and its contents, including text, graphics, images, photographs, illustrations, videos, audio, code, data, trademarks, service marks, logos, taglines, slogans, trade names, documents, data sheets, and other material, made available on or accessed through the Site (collectively, the “Materials”) and any and all intellectual property and proprietary rights inherent therein or appurtenant thereto, are owned by BBL or its licensors and are protected under both United States and foreign laws. Your use of the Site does not grant to you ownership of any of the Materials. Except as stated herein, none of the Materials may be copied, reproduced, distributed, republished, downloaded, displayed, posted or transmitted in any form or by any means without the prior written permission of authorized personnel of BBL, its licensors or the otherwise applicable rights holders.
The trademarks, service marks, logos, taglines, slogans and trade names (collectively, the "Marks") displayed on the Site or on the Materials are registered and unregistered Marks of BBL, its licensors or other rights holders and may not be used in connection with products and/or services that are not related to, associated with, or sponsored by their respective rights holders or that otherwise are likely to cause customer confusion, or in any manner that disparages or discredits their respective rights holders. All Marks not owned by BBL that appear on the Site or on the Materials are the property of their respective owners. Nothing contained on the Site or on the Materials should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel or otherwise, any license or right to use any Mark displayed on the Site or on the Materials without the written permission of BBL or the otherwise applicable rights holders. Your misuse, including any unauthorized use, of the Marks displayed on the Site or on the Materials is strictly prohibited.
Except for the limited permission in the preceding paragraph, BBL does not grant you any express or implied rights or licenses under any patents, trademarks, copyrights or other proprietary or intellectual property rights of BBL or of any third party, whether by estoppel, implication or otherwise.
The Materials may not be modified, copied, posted on any network computer or broadcasted in any media. You may not mirror the Site or any of the Materials on another web site or in any other media.
Use Restrictions and Prohibited Conduct. Any commercial or promotional distribution, publishing or exploitation of the Site or any of the Materials is strictly prohibited unless you have received the express prior written permission from authorized personnel of BBL, BBL’s licensors or the otherwise applicable rights holders. Other than as expressly allowed herein, you may not download, post, display, publish, copy, reproduce, distribute, transmit, modify, perform, broadcast, transfer, create derivative works from, sell or otherwise exploit the Site or any of the Materials. You agree that you may not alter, edit, delete, remove, otherwise change the meaning or appearance of, or repurpose any of the Materials. You further agree that you may you alter or remove any trademarks, trade names, logos, service marks, or any other proprietary content or proprietary rights notices contained in the Materials. You acknowledge that you do not acquire any ownership rights by downloading any copyrighted Materials made available on or accessed through the Site.
You agree that you shall not: (a) hold yourself out as a representative, agent or employee of BBL and/or impersonate any individual or entity or misrepresent your affiliation with any individual or entity; (b) use the Site in any manner with the intent to interrupt, damage, disable, overburden or impair the Site; (c) use the Site or any of the Materials in violation of BBL’s or any third party's intellectual property or other proprietary or legal rights; (d) use the Site or any of the Materials in violation of any applicable laws; (e) attempt (or encourage or support anyone else's attempt) to circumvent, reverse engineer, decrypt or otherwise alter or interfere with the Site, or make any unauthorized use thereof; (f) obtain or attempt to obtain any content, materials or information through any means not intentionally made publicly available or provided for through the Site; (g) attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Site through hacking, password mining or any other means; or (h) use or attempt to use any “spider”, “robot”, “bot”, “scraper”, “data minder” or any other program, device or algorithm, process or methodology to access, acquire, copy or monitor the Site (or portions thereof) or the Materials (or portions thereof). This provision does not prevent you from using RSS feeds that may be provided on the Site.
The Site may be indexed by search engines that survey the Web and are available to the public generally.
User Submissions. BBL does not claim ownership of any information or material a user transmits, posts or uploads to or through the Site by any means, including, without limitation, by message boards, chat rooms or similar discussion forums, blogs, wiki pages or otherwise (“Submissions”). BBL does not want you to, and you should not, send any confidential or proprietary information to BBL via the Site. All Submissions will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary, and may be disseminated or used by BBL for any purpose and in any way without any compensation. In addition, you agree that BBL is free to use any ideas, concepts or know-how contained in any Submission.
By making a Submission to or through the Site, you automatically grant BBL an unrestricted, irrevocable, worldwide, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, display, publicly perform, transmit and distribute such Submission, alone or as part of other works in any form, media, or technology whether now known or hereafter developed.
You warrant and represent that you shall not transmit, post or upload to or through the Site any Submission that is, in or whole or in part, libelous, scandalous, inflammatory, discriminatory, defamatory, false, threatening, vulgar, obscene, pornographic, profane, abusive, harassing, invasive of another’s privacy, hateful or bashing, aimed at gender, race, color, sexual orientation, national origin, religious views or disability, or otherwise unlawful, or that violates or infringes on the privacy, publicity, intellectual property, proprietary, or contractual rights of any third party.
BBL does not represent or warrant the truthfulness, accuracy or reliability of any content, information or material contained in any Submissions made to or through the Site by users or endorse any statements, representations or opinions expressed by users in their Submissions. Your reliance on content, information, material, statements, representations or opinions contained in any Submissions made to or through the Site by other users shall be at your own risk. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product and/or service contained in a Submission should be verified with the applicable manufacturer or provider.
Copyright Infringement Claims.
Pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (17 U.S.C. §512, as amended), if you believe in good faith that copyrighted work has been copied, adapted, reproduced or exhibited on the Site in a manner that constitutes copyright infringement, you may submit written notification of the claimed infringing activity to our Designated Agent, Daniel K. Fink, at: Sheehan, Phinney, Bass + Green, PA 1000 Elm Street, 17th Floor, Manchester NH 03105. To be effective, the notification must include the following information: (a) a physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed; (b) identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site; (c) identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the material; (d) information reasonably sufficient to permit us to contact the complaining party, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an e-mail address at which the complaining party may be contacted; (e) a statement that the complaining party has a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and (f) a statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed. We suggest that you consult your legal advisor before submitting written notification, as the above-stated requirements may have changed.
In appropriate circumstances, BBL, at its sole discretion, may suspend or terminate any user’s access to the Site and/or take other action against users where infringing activity is apparent, regardless of whether the material or activity is ultimately determined to be infringing.
Site and Materials Disclaimer. The Site and/or the Materials are not promised or guaranteed to be correct, current or complete, and they may contain inaccuracies or typographical errors. BBL makes no representations about the accuracy, reliability, completeness or timeliness of any of the Materials or of any other content, materials or information displayed, distributed or made available on or accessed through the Site, including statements, representations or opinions expressed by users in their Submissions. You acknowledge that any reliance on any such content, materials or information will be at your sole risk. BBL will not be responsible for any loss, however arising, from use of, or reliance on any such content, materials or information.
Disclaimer of Warranties. THE SITE AND MATERIALS ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” BASIS WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, BBL HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL EXPRESS, IMPLIED, STATUTORY AND OTHER WARRANTIES, GUARANTEES OR REPRESENTATIONS, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, NON‑INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTIES’ RIGHTS, AND OF FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE. WITHOUT LIMITATION, BBL MAKES NO WARRANTIES ABOUT THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, COMPLETENESS OR TIMELINESS OF THE MATERIALS OR OF ANY OTHER CONTENT OR INFORMATION DISPLAYED OR MADE AVAILABLE ON OR THROUGH THE SITE, ABOUT THE RESULTS TO BE OBTAINED FROM USING THE SITE AND/OR SAID MATERIALS, CONTENT OR INFORMATION. BBL DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE SITE, THE MATERIALS OR OF ANY OTHER CONTENT OR INFORMATION DISPLAYED OR MADE AVAILABLE ON OR THROUGH THE SITE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, WILL BE ERROR FREE, OR WILL OPERATE WITHOUT INTERRUPTIONS. BECAUSE SOME STATES DO NOT PERMIT DISCLAIMER OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, YOU MAY HAVE ADDITIONAL RIGHTS UNDER YOUR LOCAL LAWS.
Limitation of Liability. IN NO EVENT SHALL BBL BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS, OR DAMAGES RESULTING FROM LOST DATA OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) RESULTING FROM OR RELATING TO, THE SITE, THE MATERIALS OR ANY OTHER CONTENT, MATERIALS OR INFORMATION DISPLAYED, DISTRIBUTED OR MADE AVAILABLE ON OR THROUGH THE SITE, OR THE INTERNET GENERALLY, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE, ANY CHANGES TO OR INACCESSIBILITY OF THE SITE, DELAY, FAILURE, UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF ANY TRANSMISSION OR DATA, ANY SUBMISSIONS BY USERS, OR ANY CONTENT OR INFORMATION FROM A THIRD PARTY ACCESSED ON OR THROUGH THE SITE, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT BBL IS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. BECAUSE SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR THE DISSEMINATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, IN SUCH STATES OUR LIABILITY SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
Links. The Site contains links to third-party web sites. These links are provided solely as a convenience to you and not as an endorsement by BBL of the content or information available on such third‑party web sites. BBL is not responsible for the content or information available on linked third‑party sites and does not make any warranty or representation regarding same. Nor does BBL make any warranty or representation regarding, nor does it endorse, any linked third-party web sites or the content or information appearing thereon or any of the products or services described thereon. Links do not imply that BBL endorses, or is affiliated or associated with, the linked-third-party site. If you decide to access linked third‑party web sites, you do so at your own risk.
Termination/Suspension. BBL reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate, change, suspend or discontinue any aspect of the Site or the Materials at any time and/or to restrict, suspend or terminate your access to the Site and/or any portion thereof, at any time, for any reason or for no reason at all, without prior notice or any notice.
Local Laws and Export Control. You acknowledge and agree that the Site shall not be used, and none of the Materials or underlying information, software or technology may be transferred or otherwise exported or re-exported to countries as to which the United States maintains an embargo (collectively, “Embargoed Countries”), or to or by a national or resident thereof, or any person or entity on the U.S. Department of Treasury's List of Specially Designated Nationals or the U.S. Department of Commerce's Table of Denial Orders (collectively, “Designated Nationals”). The lists of Embargoed Countries and Designated Nationals are subject to change without notice. By using the Site, you represent and warrant that you are not located in, under the control of, or a national or resident of an Embargoed Country or Designated National. You agree to comply strictly with all United States export laws and assume sole responsibility for obtaining licenses to export or re-export as may be required.
BBL and its licensors make no representation that the Site or the Materials made available on or accessed through the Site are appropriate or available for downloading or use in other locations outside of the United States, and access to them from territories where their contents are illegal is prohibited. Access to the Site and/or the Materials made available on or accessed through the Site may not be legal by certain persons or in certain countries. If you access the Site from outside of the United States you do so at your own risk and are responsible for compliance with all applicable laws, including without limitation export and import regulations and intellectual property laws of the Unites States and other countries. Any diversion of the Site and/or any Materials content obtained from or through the Site contrary to the laws of the United States is prohibited.
Effective Date: April 5, 2014