Terms of Use

Last Updated September 28th, 2015

Welcome to jameshoodguitars.com; James Hood Guitar Company. James Hood Guitar Company (“JHG”) provides this website to you for your convenience and to provide you with information about JHG and our products. Your access to this website is subject to your agreement with all of the terms and conditions set forth below (including our Privacy Policy).  These terms and conditions together with our Privacy Policy constitute the agreement between you and JHG regarding use of this website (“Agreement”).

AS A RESULT, PLEASE READ THIS AGREEMENT CAREFULLY BEFORE ACCESSING OR USING THE WEBSITE. BY ACCESSING OR USING THE WEBSITE, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY ALL OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS BELOW, WHICH ARE INTENDED TO BE FULLY EFFECTIVE AND BINDING UPON YOU. PLEASE PRINT A COPY OF THESE TERMS & CONDITIONS FOR YOUR REFERENCE.

 

Modifications to this Agreement

We may modify this Agreement at any time, and such modifications shall be effective immediately upon posting the modified Agreement. Material modifications will be conspicuously posted on the website. You agree to review the Agreement periodically to be aware of such modifications and your accessing or using of the website constitutes your acceptance of the Agreement as it appears at the time of your access or use.

 

Ownership

All textual, graphical and other content appearing on this website is the property of JHG, unless otherwise noted.  All other names and marks mentioned in this website are the trade names, trademarks or service marks of their respective owners.

Should you send JHG any website postings, feedback or data, such as ideas, comments, and suggestions or questions regarding any JHG product or service or this website, such information will not be given confidential treatment. JHG will have no obligation of any kind to you with respect to any postings, feedback or data that you submit to JHG. Your submission of such postings, feedback and data constitutes an assignment to JHG of such material (along with any underlying or related ideas, concepts, techniques and know-how) and you agree to assign and hereby assign all such postings, feedback and data to JHG without charge. As the sole and exclusive owner of such postings, feedback and data, JHG will be free to reproduce, copy, use, disclose and distribute the information to others including without limitation incorporating your postings, feedback or data (and any underlying or related ideas, concepts, techniques and know-how) into any JHG product or service or this website without compensation to you of any kind.

 

License to Access

You may view, copy, print and use content contained on this website (including recorded material) solely for your own personal use, provided that: (1) the content available from this website is used for informational and non-commercial purposes only; (2) no text, graphics or other content available from this website is modified or framed in any way; and (3) no graphics available from this website are used, copied or distributed separate from accompanying text. The use of any content for commercial purposes is expressly prohibited. Nothing in this Agreement is intended to, or may be construed as, conferring by implication, estoppel or otherwise any license or other grant of right to use any patent, copyright, trademark, service mark or other intellectual property of JHG or any third party, except as expressly provided in this section.

You may not otherwise use, copy, modify, distribute, translate, reproduce, republish, disassemble, reverse engineer, decompile, mirror, or transmit any of the content or materials of this website or rent or sell use of or access to (such as on a timeshare or service bureau basis) this website, or any of the content or materials on this website, without the prior express written permission of JHG. You may not permit third parties to access this website or use any website content and may not make any other use of the website or any website content except as set forth in this Agreement, unless otherwise expressly agreed to in writing by JHG. You may not harvest or collect information about others, including e-mail addresses.

You agree to use the website for lawful purposes only. You may not post or transmit through the website any material (I) that violates or infringes in any way upon the rights of others, (II) that is unlawful, threatening, abusive, defamatory, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, vulgar, obscene, profane or otherwise objectionable, (III) that encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any law, or (IV) that, without JHG express prior approval, contains advertising or any solicitation. Any conduct by you that, in our discretion, restricts or inhibits any other person from using or enjoying the website will not be permitted.

You understand and agree that JHG may terminate or otherwise deny your access to the website and without notice in the event JHG believes in its sole discretion that (I) you have violated a provision of this Agreement, (II) you have used or misused the website in a manner that JHG has determined is unlawful, unethical or otherwise inappropriate, or (III) such action is reasonably necessary to protect a third party or JHG or if such action is otherwise required by law.

You acknowledge and agree (1) that your use of this website is at your own discretion and risk, (2) that use of any material, information or data downloaded or otherwise obtained through the use of this website is at your own discretion and risk, and (3) that you are solely responsible for any damage to your computer system for loss of data that results from the download of such material, information or data, and for any other form of damage that may be incurred.

 

Dealers, Distributors, and Other Third Party Websites

This website may contain links to, or be accessed through links on, websites managed and operated by JHG dealers or distributors. JHG dealers and distributors are separate and independent entities and are not agents of JHG. JHG does not have control over the websites of JHG dealers or distributors or any other third party website. As a result, JHG does not have responsibility for the content, information, misinformation, errors, availability, operation or performance of any such third party website to which this website may link or from which this website may be accessed.

 

Linking

If you operate another website and are interested in linking to our website, you agree to be bound by the following rules: (1) the link must be a text-only link clearly marked; (2) the link must “point” to the URL jameshoodguitars.com and not to any other pages; (3) the link, and use thereof, must be in connection with a website of appropriate subject matter; (4) the link, and use thereof, may not be such that may damage or dilute the goodwill associated with the JHG’s name, trademarks or services;(5) the link, and use thereof, may not create the false appearance that another entity is associated with or sponsored by JHG; and (6) the link, when activated by a user, must display this website full-screen and not with a “frame” on the linked website. JHG reserves the right to revoke consent to the link at any time in its sole discretion, either by amending this Agreement or through other notice.

 

No Endorsements

Reference to any product, recording, event, process, publication, service, or offering of any third party by artist name, trade name, trademark, service mark, company name or otherwise does not constitute or imply the endorsement or recommendation of such by JHG. Any views expressed by third parties on this website (including recorded interviews) are solely the views of such third party and JHG assumes no responsibility for the accuracy or veracity of any statement made by such third party.

 

Product Access

This website may be accessed internationally and may contain references or cross references to JHG products, programs and services that are not available in your country. Such references do not imply that JHG intends to make available any particular product or service in your country or that such products or services may lawfully be used in or imported into your country. JHG reserves the right without prior notice to discontinue products and services, including models, parts and accessories, and other items or change specifications at any time without incurring any obligations to any party.

 

Privacy Policy

If you believe that your copyright in any material has been infringed on this website, please provide our Copyright Agent with all of the following information in the form prescribed by Section 512 of Title 17, United States Code:

(a) a description of the copyrighted work you claim has been infringed,

(b) a description of the material that you claim is infringing, identified with sufficient detail for us to locate it on the website,

(c) your address, telephone number and e-mail address,

(d) a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized,

(e) a statement by you declaring under penalty of perjury that the above information is true and that you are the owner of the copyrighted interest or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf, and (f) a physical or electronic signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner’s interest.

JHG’s Copyright Agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement on its Website can be reached as follows:

Copyright Agent/ James Hood Guitar

 

4901 El Camino Real

Suite H

Carlsbad, CA  92008

You understand and agree that: (1) JHG assumes no liability or responsibility for any third party content or material of any kind that is submitted to or posted on the website by you or by any other users or third parties and (2) JHG is a publisher of any such content, and is acting solely as an Internet Website Provider as such term is defined in the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.

Bulletin Boards, Chat Rooms and Other Interactive Areas.

JHG may provide bulletin boards, chat rooms and other interactive areas for its visitors to participate in. By accessing or using this website, you agree to abide by the following guidelines for use of any such bulletin boards, chat rooms and other interactive areas:

  1. You must maintain a polite, pleasant environment. Comments that harass abuse or threaten others are prohibited. You may not criticize other individual users or JHG or any of its affiliates.
  2. You must ensure that all comments are appropriate to all people. Any content that is defamatory, pornographic, obscene, or otherwise objectionable is prohibited.
  3. You must keep your comments relevant to the stated topic.
  4. You may not send any chain letters, junk mail, unauthorized e-mail, or commercial solicitations, or engage in, facilitate or encourage any illegal activities.
  5. Any and all postings you may submit to this website must be your original work, based upon your diligent research and best efforts.

All users of this website must also follow any other guidelines or rules provided by JHG or posted on this website for such postings or submissions. A failure to comply with any of these guidelines or rules, or any of the other provisions of this Agreement, will result in, among other possible action, the immediate termination of all access and privileges to post content to the website. Please report any violations of these guidelines to JHG, as provided for in the “Contact Us” section of this Agreement below.

You and other users of any bulletin boards, chat rooms and other interactive areas are solely responsible for the content and consequences of any messages you communicate or post on this website. JHG will have no liability for any content and consequences of any such messages.

You should exercise the utmost discretion before providing any personal information to third parties via any such bulletin boards, chat rooms or other interactive areas that may be on this website.

Although JHG is not obligated to monitor content or the accuracy of information, you acknowledge and agree that JHG, in its sole discretion, has the right to monitor, without notice, any such content or information posted on this website. JHG also reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to prohibit any conduct or remove any content, without notice, for any reason, and to revoke any user’s access, for any reason. JHG also reserves the right to review any submission you may send to the website and may decide, in its sole discretion, whether or not your submission is appropriate for the website.

 

Warranty Disclaimer

TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE UNDER APPLICABLE LAW, JHG SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, WITH RESPECT TO THIS WEBSITE AND THE INFORMATION AND MATERIALS CONTAINED ON THIS WEBSITE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT AND ANY WARRANTIES ARISING FROM A COURSE OF DEALING OR USAGE IN TRADE.

THE INTERNET IS INHERENTLY UNRELIABLE. AS A RESULT, JHG DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE WEBSITE OR YOUR ACCESS TO THE WEBSITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS IN THE WEBSITE WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THIS WEBSITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. JHG DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF THE MATERIALS IN THIS SITE IN TERMS OF THEIR CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE.

 

This website and all information and related materials it contains are provided “AS IS” and “WITH ALL FAULTS.” JHG makes no representation or warranty whatsoever regarding the completeness, accuracy, currency, or adequacy of, or the suitability, functionality, availability, or operation of this website or the information or materials it contains. By using this website, you assume the risk that the information and materials on this website may be incomplete, inaccurate, out of date, or may not meet your needs and requirements.

No advice or information from JHG in any manner will create any warranty as to this website or any product, service or material available through this website. If for any reason you are not satisfied with this website or its content, your sole remedy is to cease using this website or such content, even if such remedy should fail of its essential purpose.

This website may be unavailable from time to time due to mechanical, telecommunication, software, and third-party vendor failures. JHG cannot predict or control when such downtime may occur and cannot control the duration of such downtime. As a result, JHG cannot have any liability for such failures.

Reasonable efforts are taken to ensure the accuracy and integrity of information and related materials provided by JHG on this website, but JHG is not responsible for misprints, out-of-date information, technical or pricing inaccuracies, typographical or other errors. Information and related materials are subject to change without notice.

APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

 

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

IN NO EVENT, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO NEGLIGENCE, WILL JHG BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY DIRECT, SPECIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, EXEMPLARY, PUNITIVE OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING FROM OR OTHERWISE RELATED TO THIS WEBSITE OR YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE, EVEN IF JHG HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. IN ANY EVENT, JHG’S LIABILITY TO YOU ARISING FROM OR OTHERWISE RELATED TO YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE WILL NOT EXCEED $100.00 US, EVEN IF SUCH REMEDY SHOULD FAIL OF ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE.

 

Indemnification

YOU AGREE TO DEFEND, INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS JHG, ITS AFFILIATES AND THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, REPRESENTATIVES, EMPLOYEES, CONSULTANTS, AND AGENTS FROM AND AGAINST ANY CLAIMS, ALLEGATIONS, DAMAGES, LOSSES, LIABILITIES OR EXPENSES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO ATTORNEYS’ FEES) THAT SUCH PARTY MAY SUFFER OR INCUR AS A RESULT OF YOUR USE OR MISUSE OF THE WEBSITE, ANY USE OR MISUSE OF THE WEBSITE IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USER INFORMATION OR LOGIN INFORMATION (IF APPLICABLE), YOUR INFRINGEMENT OF ANY INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY OR OTHER RIGHT OF JHG OR ANY OTHER PERSON OR ENTITY, OR ANY VIOLATION OF THIS AGREEMENT.

 

Disputes and Interpretation

The laws of the State of California and the United States shall govern use of the website without regard to any choice of laws or conflicts of law provisions. You agree that any action, suit, or proceedings arising from or related this website shall be brought exclusively in the federal or state courts of the State of California, United States and you consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of such courts.

If any of these conditions shall be deemed invalid, void, or for any reason unenforceable, that condition shall be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining condition.

This Agreement, along with our Privacy Policy, is the sole agreement governing your use and access of this website and supersedes all other agreements regarding use of the website. Any waiver of any portion of this Agreement will be effective only if in writing and signed by JHG.

 

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Agreement, please contact us at:

James Hood Guitar Company

Attn: Legal Department

4901 El Camino Real

Carlsbad, CA  92008

James Hood Guitar Company

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