Terms and Conditions
WEB SITE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE – PLEASE READ CAREFULLY
Thank you for visiting American Licorice Company. We hope you will enjoy our site. By accessing this Web Site you acknowledge and agree to the following Terms and Conditions.
COPYRIGHT, TRADEMARK, AND RELATED ISSUES
This site and its content belong exclusively to American Licorice Company. The copyrights to the content of this site are either owned by American Licorice or used with the permission of its owner. Any unauthorized, downloading, copying, distributing, publishing, modification, addition, alteration, display, sale, license or use of the content of this site, in whole or in part, is strictly prohibited. You may copy content from this site for non-commercial personal use or educational use only, provided that each copy includes any copyright, trademark or other proprietary notice as it appears without modification or alteration by you. The trade names, trademarks, service marks, logos, characters and other designations of origin or affiliation (collectively “Trademarks”) displayed on SourPunch.com belong to American Licorice or their respective owners. Nothing contained on this web site should be construed as granting or conveying any interest, license or right to use or own any Trademark used or displayed on this web site. Any unauthorized use/misuse of the Trademarks used or displayed on this web site, or any other content on this web site, in whole or in part, is strictly prohibited. Any communication, information or material (including but not limited to any suggestion, idea, concept, or data) that is submitted to American Licorice at this site or by e-mail (“Submission”) is non-confidential and becomes the sole and exclusive property of American Licorice. American Licorice is free to use and reproduce any Submission without restriction for any purpose whatsoever, including but not limited to, developing, manufacturing, advertising, marketing and sale of products or merchandise. Any Submission is without payment or compensation to you or the submitting party. By making a Submission, you warrant that the Submission is not offensive, obscene or defamatory, and that American Licorice’s use of the Submission (as submitted) will not violate any third party’s rights. American Licorice is under no obligation to accept, respond to or use any Submission.
LINKING TO THIRD PARTY SITES
This web site may contain links to other web sites as a matter of convenience only and for no other purpose. The inclusion of a link to another site does not imply any endorsement of the site, its owner or operator, or any products or services. American Licorice does not control other web sites and is not responsible for the content of or any links contained on any other web site Your linking to any other web site is entirely at your own risk. Under no circumstances will American Licorice be held responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any loss or damage that is caused or alleged to be caused to you or a third party in connection with your use of, or reliance on, any content, goods or services available on any other site. Please be mindful of this as you link to other sites.
LINKING TO THIS SITE
In general, American Licorice does not object to links to this web site from third party sites. However, you (and all other linking parties) must abide by the following rules: You may link to this site using the plain text name of the site only. Link only to the home page of this site. Unless we have a duly authorized written agreement with you, you may not use any of American Licorice’s trademarks, logos, slogans or other designations of source. Do not present the link to this site in any way that suggests American Licorice has any relationship or affiliation with your site or endorses, sponsors or recommends the content, information, products or services on your site, unless you have a duly authorized written agreement with American Licorice to do so. Do not, without American Licorice ‘s advance written permission: (a) incorporate any content from this site into your site (e.g., by in-lining or framing); (b) use any American Licorice names, trademarks, slogans, or any other words or codes identifying American Licorice web sites in any “metatag,” source code or other information used by search engines or other information location tools to identify and select sites. American Licorice will not agree to or tolerate links from any obscene, scandalous, profane, defamatory, unlawful site, or any site that may adversely affect the name, reputation and goodwill of American Licorice and its products. American Licorice reserves the right to cancel permission to link to this site at any time, for any reason.
DISCLAIMERS OF WARRANTIES
The access and use of this web site and its contents are at your own risk. American Licorice does not warrant that the access, use, function or operation of this web site will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will not exist or be corrected, or that this Site or its servers will be free of viruses or other harmful elements. American Licorice does not warrant that the information accessible on this site is accurate, complete, current or error free.
THIS SITE AND THE CONTENTS OF THIS SITE ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND AMERICAN LICORICE MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, WITH RESPECT TO THIS SITE OR ITS CONTENTS, AND AMERICAN LICORICE DISCLAIMS ALL REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. Some jurisdictions may not allow exclusions of implied warranties, so some of these exclusions may not apply to you. Check your local laws.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
Neither American Licorice nor its officers, directors, employees, shareholders or any other representative or party involved in creating, producing or delivering this web site will be liable for any damages, direct, indirect, special, incidental, consequential, punitive or otherwise, arising out of or in connection with the access or use of this web site. American Licorice assumes no liability and shall not be liable for any damages of any kind, including without limitation loss of data, income or profit, loss of or damage to property and claims of third parties. You have the sole responsibility for adequately protecting your equipment used to connect to this site and you will not make any claim against American Licorice for viruses that may infect, your computer equipment or other property on account your access or use of this web site.
The American Licorice product and service offerings, promotions, materials, and information appearing on this web site are intended for customers located in the United States only. American Licorice makes no representation that products, services, promotions, materials, offers, information and other content on this site are appropriate or available for use in locations outside the United States.
These Terms and Conditions will be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California, without regard to conflict of laws principles. You agree that any action at law or in equity that arises out of or relates to these Terms and Conditions will be brought only in a court of competent jurisdiction located in Alameda County, California.
These Terms and Conditions represent the entire understanding relating to the access and use of this Site and its contents and prevail over any prior or contemporaneous, conflicting or additional, communications. American Licorice may revise the content and information of this site, these Terms and Conditions, or any part thereof, without notice by updating this posting.
COPYRIGHT COMPLAINTS – “DMCA” NOTICE
If you believe that any content or material on the site infringes any copyright owned or controlled by you, please send written notice to our Designated Agent, as set forth in the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (DMCA): Designated Agent for Receiving Notification of Claimed Infringement:
Service Provider: www.SourPunch.com
Name of Agent: Clarence Walsh
Full Address of Designated Agent to Whom Notification Should be Sent:
American Licorice Company
1900 Whirlpool Drive
La Porte, IN 46350
To be valid under the DMCA, your notice must be in writing and include the following information:
A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed. Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site is covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site. 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 the service provider to locate the material. Information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to contact the complaining party, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail address at which the complaining party may be contacted. 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. 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. This information is neither intended nor should not be construed as legal advice. For further details on the information required for valid notifications under the DMCA, see 17 U.S.C. 512(c)(3). UNDER FEDERAL LAW, IF YOU KNOWINGLY MISREPRESENT THAT ONLINE CONTENT OR MATERIAL IS INFRINGING YOUR COPYRIGHTS, YOU MAY BE SUBJECT TO CRIMINAL PROSECUTION FOR PERJURY AND CIVIL PENALTIES, INCLUDING MONETARY DAMAGES, COURT COSTS, AND ATTORNEYS? FEES INCURRED BY US, ANY COPYRIGHT OWNER, OR ANY COPYRIGHT OWNER?S LICENSEE THAT IS INJURED AS A RESULT OF RELIANCE UPON YOUR MISREPRESENTATION. This information is provided exclusively for notifying American Licorice Company that content or material(s) on the site or transmitted via the site may be in violation of your copyright(s). American Licorice Company does not respond to other inquiries using this process. See ?Contact Us? below for all such other inquiries.
In accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) and other applicable law, it is the policy of American Licorice Company to terminate (at it?s sole discretion and without prior notice) users or members who are deemed or suspected by American Licorice Company to be repeat infringers. American Licorice Company may also at its sole discretion limit access to the site and/or terminate access and use by any user or member who infringes any intellectual property rights of others, whether or not there is any repeat infringement.