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review the following terms carefully.
For purposes of this Agreement, the terms "we,"
"us," "our," and "Distinctions" refer to
Distinctions and all other affiliates of Distinctions.
"You" refers to you, as a user of this site.
If you do not agree to these terms, you shall not have the right to
use this site in any way, review information and/or obtain goods or
products from or through this site.
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respect to our site the
"Site" . Each time
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supersedes all prior or contemporaneous agreements, representations,
warranties and understandings with respect to the Site, the content,
products or services provided by or through the Site, and the subject
matter of this Agreement. This
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provide reasonable prior notice to you before any such amendments are
implemented. The latest
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prior to each time that you use the Site.
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obligation , from time to time, to introduce or remove or replace
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services/products when they become available, you agree to be bound by the
terms outlined in this Agreement, in addition to any other agreements
applicable to those services/products.
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Conditions; Other Agreements.
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time you subscribe to a service or order a product are hereby incorporated
by reference herein and shall have the full force and effect as if set
forth herein in full. Use of this Site to access these services
constitutes your acknowledgment of and agreement to said disclosures.
Moreover, particular services, products, and/or information you
access through this Site may be subject to additional terms and conditions
of third parties that may
appear on this Site or on other web sites or on other materials. You
expressly agree to be bound by the terms and conditions associated with
those services, products, and/or information, in addition to those found
in this Agreement.
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fees, and other such similar fees and expenses you incur by accessing your
account through this Site. Please note that these fees may be assessed and
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Distinctions reserves the right to terminate this Agreement and
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as soon a possible.
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marks of Distinctions and shall remain the exclusive property of
Distinctions. Other product
and company names mentioned on the Site may be trademarks of their
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each of their officers, directors, shareholders, employees, partners,
sponsors, agents, attorneys, representatives, subsidiaries, affiliates,
successors and assigns collectively "Affiliated Parties"
from all liabilities, losses, damages, claims and expenses,
including reasonable attorneys' fees and costs, whether or not a lawsuit
or other proceeding is filed, that in any way arises out of or relates to
a your breach or violation of this Agreement,
by your use of the
Site, any transactions or
other activities you engage in with any third party service providers,
third party merchant sites "Merchants"
, or other third parties who are part of our affiliate program or who you
access by or through this Site, d
your infringement or violation of the intellectual property or
other rights of third parties, and/or
e your negligence or
willful misconduct. In the event, you fail to promptly indemnify and
defend such claims and/or pay Distinctions' expenses , as provided above,
Permission shall have the right to defend itself, and in that case, you
shall reimburse Distinctions for all of its reasonable attorney's fees,
costs and damages incurred in settling or defending such claims within
days of each of Distinctions' written requests.
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RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES,
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We allow access to or advertise for Merchants from which you may
purchase certain goods or services. You understand that we do not operate
or control the products or services offered by Merchants.
Our sole involvement is to submit order forms completed by users of
through our Site to Merchants for processing.
Merchants are responsible for all aspects of order processing,
fulfillment, product performance and warranties, billing and customer
service. We are not a party to the transactions entered into between you
and any Merchants. You agree that your use of such Merchants is AT YOUR
OWN RISK AND IS WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND BY US, EXPRESSED, IMPLIED,
STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION THE IMPLIED
WARRANTIES OF TITLE, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, MERCHANTABILITY,
NONINFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTY RIGHTS, OR ARISING OUT OF COURSE OF CONDUCT
OR TRADE CUSTOM OR USAGE, ALL OF WHICH ARE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMED. UNDER NO
CIRCUMSTANCES ARE WE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES ARISING FROM THE
TRANSACTIONS BETWEEN YOU AND ANY MERCHANTS OR FOR ANY INFORMATION
APPEARING ON MERCHANT SITES OR ANY OTHER SITE LINKED TO OUR SITE.
Policies. All rules,
policies including privacy
policies and operating
procedures of Merchants will apply to you while on such sites. We are not
responsible for information provided by you to Merchants. We and the
Merchants are independent contractors and neither party has authority to
make any representations or commitments on behalf of the other.
In addition, Distinctions has no liability to you in the event a
product is listed at an incorrect price due to typographical errors in
pricing information. Merchants
shall be solely responsible for pricing and errors in pricing.
Merchants shall have the sole right to refuse or cancel any orders
placed for product listed at the incorrect price. Merchants shall also have the sole right to refuse or cancel
any such orders whether or not the order has been confirmed and your
credit card charged.
incorporated by reference herein and shall be deemed a part of this
Agreement for all interests and purposes.
Credit Card Payments.
You represent and warrant that if you are purchasing something from us or
from any Merchants that i any credit information you supply is true and
charges incurred by you will be honored by your credit card
company, and iii you will pay the charges incurred by you at the posted
prices, including any applicable taxes.
Links to Other Web Sites.
The Site contains links to other web sites.
We are not responsible for the content, accuracy or opinions
expressed in such web sites, and such web sites are not investigated,
monitored or checked for accuracy or completeness by us, nor do we
maintain any editorial or other control over such web sites.
Inclusion of any linked web site on our Site does not imply
approval or endorsement of the linked web site by us.
If you decide to leave our Site and access these third-party sites,
you do so solely at your own risk.
This Site excluding
linked sites is controlled by
Distinctions from its offices within the State of California, United
States of America. Both
parties agree that this Agreement shall be deemed executed and performed
by both parties in San Diego, California. This
Agreement shall be interpreted and enforced according to the substantive
laws of the State of California, without application of its conflicts or
choice of law rules. Both you
and Distinctions irrevocably submit to the jurisdiction of the state
and/or federal courts located in San Diego, California for any action or
proceeding regarding this Agreement, and waive any right to assert the
doctrine of forum non conveniens or otherwise object to the jurisdiction
or venue of the courts in San Diego County, California. Distinctions makes
no representation that materials on the Site are appropriate or available
for use in locations other than San Diego, California, and accessing them
from territories where their contents are illegal is prohibited.
Those who choose to access this Site from other locations do so
solely on their own initiative and are solely responsible for compliance
with local laws. Any cause of
action by you with respect to the Site and/or any information, products or
services related thereto, must be instituted within one
1 year after the cause
of action arose or be forever waived and barred. All actions shall be
subject to the limitations set forth in this Agreement.
The language in this Agreement shall be interpreted as in
accordance with its fair meaning and not strictly for or against either
party. Should any part of
this Agreement be held invalid or unenforceable, that portion shall be
construed consistent with applicable law and the remaining portions shall
remain in full force and effect. To
the extent that anything in or associated with the Site is in conflict or
inconsistent with this Agreement, this Agreement shall take precedence.
Our failure to enforce any provision of this Agreement shall not be
deemed a waiver of such provision nor of the right to enforce such
In the event a dispute arises regarding this Agreement or the use
of the Site, the prevailing party shall be entitled to recover reasonable
attorneys' fees and costs incurred, in addition to damages and any other
relief to which it is entitled.