Terms of Service
Site Usage License and Access
The Center for Small Business Success grants you a limited license to access and make personal use of this site and not to download (other than page caching) or modify it, or any portion of it, except with express written consent of The Center for Small Business Success. This license does not include any resale or commercial use of this site or its contents; any collection and use of any product listings, descriptions, or prices; any derivative use of this site or its contents; any downloading or copying of account information for the benefit of another merchant; or any use of data mining, robots, or similar data gathering and extraction tools. This site or any portion of this site may not be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold, visited, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose without express written consent of the Center for Small Business Success. You may not frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any trademark, logo, or other proprietary information (including images, text, page layout, or form) of the Center for Small Business Success and our affiliates without express written consent. You may not use any meta tags or any other "hidden text" utilizing the Center for Small Business Success names or trademarks without the express written consent of the Center for Small Business Success. Any unauthorized use terminates the permission or license granted by the Center for Small Business Success. You are granted a limited, revocable, and nonexclusive right to create a hyperlink to pages of MichaelBlitz.com so long as the link does not portray the Center for Small Business Success, its affiliates, or their products or services in a false, misleading, derogatory, or otherwise offensive matter. You may not use any the Center for Small Business Success logo or other proprietary graphic or trademark as part of the link without express written permission.
Content, Software and Products
The Center for Small Business Success and its affiliates attempt to be as accurate as possible. However, the Center for Small Business Success does not warrant that content, products or software on this site is accurate, complete, reliable, current, or error-free. If a product purchased from MichaelBlitz.com is not as described, your sole remedy is to return it to us in unused condition.
Parties other than the Center for Small Business Success and its subsidiaries may provide information, content and services on this site. In addition, the Center for Small Business Success may provide links to the sites of affiliated companies and certain other businesses. The Center for Small Business Success is not responsible for examining or evaluating, and we do not warrant the offerings of, any of these businesses or individuals or the content of their Web sites. The Center for Small Business Success does not assume any responsibility or liability for the actions, product, and content of all these and any other third parties. You should carefully review the privacy statements and conditions of use for these other sites.
When you visit MichaelBlitz.com or send e-mails to the Center for Small Business Success, you are communicating with us electronically. You consent to receive communications from us electronically. We will communicate with you by e-mail or by posting notices on this site. You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.
Communications and Other Content
Visitors may use this site and send the Center for Small Business Success emails and submit suggestions, ideas, comments, questions, or other information, so long as the content is not illegal, obscene, threatening, defamatory, invasive of privacy, infringing of intellectual property rights, or otherwise injurious to third parties or objectionable and does not consist of or contain software viruses, political campaigning, commercial solicitation, chain letters, mass mailings, or any form of "spam." You may not use a false e-mail address, impersonate any person or entity, or otherwise mislead as to the origin of a communication.
If you do submit material, and unless we indicate otherwise, you grant the Center for Small Business Success and its affiliates a nonexclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, and fully sublicensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, and display such content throughout the world in any media. You grant the Center for Small Business Success and its affiliates and sublicensees the right to use the name that you submit in connection with such content, if they choose. You represent and warrant that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to the content that you send to the Center for Small Business Success; that the content is accurate; that use of the content you supply does not violate this policy and will not cause injury to any person or entity; and that you will indemnify the Center for Small Business Success or its affiliates for all claims resulting from content you supply. The Center for Small Business Success takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for any content communicated by you or any third party.
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
THIS SITE IS PROVIDED BY THE CENTER FOR SMALL BUSINESS SUCCESS ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. THE CENTER FOR SMALL BUSINESS SUCCESS MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE OPERATION OF THIS SITE OR THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS, OR PRODUCTS INCLUDED ON THIS SITE. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THIS SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK.
TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY APPLICABLE LAW, THE CENTER FOR SMALL BUSINESS SUCCESS DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. THE CENTER FOR SMALL BUSINESS SUCCESS DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THIS SITE, ITS SERVERS, OR E-MAIL SENT FROM THE CENTER FOR SMALL BUSINESS SUCCESS ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. THE CENTER FOR SMALL BUSINESS SUCCESS WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM THE USE OF THIS SITE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES.
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, EXCLUSIONS, OR LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU, AND YOU MIGHT HAVE ADDITIONAL RIGHTS.
By visiting MichaelBlitz.com, you agree that all matters relating to your access to, and use of, this web site, and any dispute of any sort that might arise between you and the Center for Small Business Success or its affiliates, shall be governed by U.S. federal law or the laws of the State of Iowa. Any legal action or proceeding relating to your access to, or use of, the web site shall be instituted in a state or federal court in Des Moines, Iowa. You and the Center for Small Business Success agree to submit to the jurisdiction of, and agree that venue is proper in, these courts in any such legal action or proceeding.
Resolution of Disputes
Any dispute relating in any way to your visit to MichaelBlitz.com or to products you purchase through MichaelBlitz.com shall be submitted to confidential arbitration in Des Moines, Iowa, except that, to the extent you have in any manner violated or threatened to violate the Center for Small Business Success intellectual property rights, the Center for Small Business Success may seek injunctive or other appropriate relief in any state or federal court, and you consent to exclusive jurisdiction and venue in such courts. Arbitration under this agreement shall be conducted under the rules then prevailing of the American Arbitration Association. The arbitrator's award shall be binding and may be entered as a judgment in any court of competent jurisdiction. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, no arbitration under this Agreement shall be joined to an arbitration involving any other party subject to this Agreement, whether through class arbitration proceedings or otherwise.
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