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Last Updated: 06-01-2016

The terms, conditions, and guidelines associated with the use of the services of the nwweddingdirectory.com (the Services) are set forth in this Terms of Use Agreement (TOU). Please read this TOU carefully before activating or using an account with nwweddingdirectory.com for the services provided. Your access to and use of the Services is conditioned on your acceptance of and compliance with this TOU. This TOU applies to all visitors, users and others who access or use the Services provided.

By accessing or using the Services you agree to be bound by the terms of this TOU. If you disagree with any part of this TOU, then you may not use the Services.

Termination and Refunds: nwweddingdirectory.com may terminate or suspend access to the Services, or to any features or portions of the Services and to remove and discard any content or materials you have submitted immediately, without prior notice or liability, for any reason whatsoever, including without limitation if you breach the terms of this TOU. All provisions of the TOU which by their nature should survive service termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity and limitations of liability. You may terminate your account at any time. This is your sole and exclusive remedy with respect to any dissatisfaction with the Services. You may terminate your account by sending an email to customerservice@nwweddingdirectory.com. Your account termination will take effect within three business days after receipt of your termination notice. Any monthly, biannual, annual, and/or one-time subscription payments for the Services are non-refundable and will not be prorated regardless of usage.

18 Years or Older. The Service is being offered only to persons age eighteen (18) years or older and legal entities whose authorized principals are age eighteen (18) years or older. By accepting the terms of this Agreement, you hereby represent and warrant to nwweddingdirectory.com that you are a person or authorized representative of a legal entity who is age 18 years or older and legally able to accept these Terms of Use. The NW Wedding Directory reserves the right at its sole discretion to refuse service to anyone for any reason.

Changes. The nwweddingdirectory.com reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to change or cancel the Services, pricing, and/or this TOU at any time without prior notice. Changes will be effective immediately when posted to the Website. nwweddingdirectory.com may not specifically notify you of any proposed changes and it is recommended that you periodically review the website and this TOU. Your use of the Services after such changes have been posted constitutes your acceptance of all changes.

User Responsibilities. In order to use the Service, you agree to provide nwweddingdirectory.com with accurate and complete registration information, and agree to keep that information updated at all times. Failure to do so constitutes a breach of this TOU. In addition, certain features of the Service are only available to our registered users, and to access those areas of the Website you will be required to log in using your username and password. By registering for the Service, you will set your own password. It is solely your responsibility to keep your account information and password secure. You may not disclose your password to anyone except persons that you have authorized to use your account. You hereby assume all liability of any kind arising out of or related to the use of the Service by such authorized person(s). You hereby expressly release and indemnify nwweddingdirectory.com from, and hereby assume all liability and damages of any kind arising out of or related to, all activities conducted through your account on the Service by any persons, whether or not such persons are authorized by you to use the Service. You agree to notify nwweddingdirectory.com immediately of any unauthorized use of your account or any other breach of security you know of or suspect. You are responsible for all activity occurring when the Website is accessed through your account, whether authorized by you or not. We are not liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to protect your password or account information. Contact us immediately if you suspect your account has been breached at techsupport@nwweddingdirectory.com.

Privacy. Certain information about you is subject to our Privacy Policy. For more information, see our full privacy policy. Notwithstanding the foregoing, nwweddingdirectory.com reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as nwweddingdirectory.com deems necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, in nwweddingdirectory.com’s sole discretion. You understand and agree that nwweddingdirectory.com Site Privacy Policy, including nwweddingdirectory.com’s enforcement of that policy, is not intended to confer, and does not confer, any rights or remedies upon any person. We may change our Privacy Policy from time to time, and our changes are effective upon the posting of those changes on the website. This posting may be done without notice to you, as provided in the Privacy Policy.

Content. You are solely responsible for all content, data, materials, or information you transmit via the Services (collectively, "Content"). nwweddingdirectory.com provides unfiltered services. This means that Content is not routinely authenticated before being transmitted through the Service and on the Website, and nwweddingdirectory.com will have no liability related to the content of any such communications, whether or not arising under the laws of copyright, patent, trade secret, defamation, privacy, obscenity, or otherwise. Furthermore, nwweddingdirectory.com shall not be responsible for any unsolicited telephone calls (e.g., telemarketing calls) or emails received by you through the Service. nwweddingdirectory.com does not control Content accessed, posted, recorded, or otherwise transmitted or received via the Service and does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such Content. Under no circumstances will nwweddingdirectory.com be liable for any Content accessed, retrieved, recorded, posted, or otherwise transmitted or received via the Service, regardless of where or how it originated. If you submit or post any materials or content to the Website, you grant us a royalty free, irrevocable, perpetual, transferrable, assignable, worldwide license to use such materials and content including any alterations thereof, whether it exists now or is created in the future. This license exists only for as long as you elect to continue to include, transmit or store such Content on the website and will terminate at the time you remove or nwweddingdirectory.com removes such submitted Content from the website. You represent that any materials and content posted or otherwise submitted by you to the Website is original to you and that you have the right to grant these permissions and rights. Without limiting the foregoing, nwweddingdirectory.com and its designees shall have the right to remove any submitted Content that violates the TOU or is otherwise objectionable. You agree that you must evaluate, and bear all risks associated with, the use of any Content, including any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of such Content. In this regard, you acknowledge that you may not rely on any Content created by, or submitted to nwweddingdirectory.com.

Public Postings and Content. The responsibility for what is posted in public areas of any of the nwweddingdirectory.com websites lies with the author of the posting, whether on the websites or on any of the Social Media platforms. We do not control the material that others may post or make available in such areas, and you agree we have no obligation to monitor any such material or to edit it or delete it. We do however, reserve the right to edit, delete or remove any such comments from the Website. Although we may moderate content for TOU compliance at our discretion, our representatives have no authority to make binding commitments, representations or promises of any recourse or action to resolve any alleged problems, content, complaint, or TOU violation from occurring or re-occurring.

As a user of the Service, you agree to use the Service only for lawful purposes. Use of the Service for transmission, distribution, retrieval, or storage of any information, data, or other material in violation of any applicable law or regulation is prohibited. You also agree not to use the Service to:

If nwweddingdirectory.com, in its sole discretion, believes that you have violated any of the above restrictions or that you have otherwise violated any applicable law, nwweddingdirectory.com may forward the objectionable material, as well as your communications with nwweddingdirectory.com and your personally identifiable information, to the appropriate authorities for investigation and prosecution, and may immediately terminate your service without penalty or liability of any kind to nwweddingdirectory.com.

You also agree not to use the Service to:

If nwweddingdirectory.com, in its sole discretion, believes that you have violated any of the above restrictions or that you have otherwise violated any applicable law, nwweddingdirectory.com may forward the objectionable material, as well as your communications with nwweddingdirectory.com and your personally identifiable information, to the appropriate authorities for investigation and prosecution, and may immediately terminate your service without penalty or liability of any kind to nwweddingdirectory.com.

Linking Policies. The websites may contain links to other websites or to third party sellers of products and services. Such links are provided for your convenience only, and you access them at your own risk. We are not responsible for, and do not endorse, the content of any such sites, or the products and services sold on them, nor do we take responsibility for the accuracy of any such sites. When you visit a linked site you should read the terms of use and privacy policy that govern that individual site. We welcome links to the nwweddingdirectory.com website or any of its affiliated regional directories. nwweddingdirectory.com grants you a limited license to access and make personal use of the website and not to download (other than page caching) or modify it, or any portion of it, except with the express written consent of nwweddingdirectory.com. This license does not include any resale or commercial use of the website or its contents; any collection or use of any product listings, descriptions, or prices; any derivative use of this site or its contents; any downloading or copying of account information; or any use of data mining, robots, or similar data gathering and extraction tools. Any unauthorized use terminates the permission or license granted by nwweddingdirectory.com. You are granted a limited, revocable, and nonexclusive right to create a hyperlink to the home page of nwweddingdirectory.com so long as the link does not portray nwweddingdirectory.com, or its products or services, in a false, misleading, derogatory, or otherwise offensive manner. We reserve the right to revoke your right to link to the websites upon notice. If you receive such a notice from us, you agree to discontinue your link to the websites.

Electronic Communications. We use electronic means of communication; whether you visit the site and fill in a form, or send us an email. You agree to receive communications from us in an electronic format, and you agree that all terms and conditions, agreements, notices, disclosures and other communication that we provide you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communication would satisfy if it were in writing and sent through the US Mail.

Intellectual Property Rights. The Content provided by nwweddingdirectory.com (that is, Content other than as submitted by site users) on the website, such as text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio clips, digital downloads, data compilations, and software, is the property nwweddingdirectory.com or its content suppliers, partners, or affiliates, and is protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. The compilation of all content on the website is the exclusive property of nwweddingdirectory.com and is protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. All software used on this site is the property of nwweddingdirectory.com or its software suppliers and is protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. You acknowledge and agree that nwweddingdirectory.com contains proprietary and confidential information that is protected by applicable U.S. and international intellectual property and other laws. Except as expressly authorized by nwweddingdirectory.com, you agree not to modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute or create derivative works based on the website, including its interface, in whole or in part, and other logos and product and service names that are trademarks of nwweddingdirectory.com. Unless you have written permission, you agree not to display or use in any manner, the intellectual property of nwweddingdirectory.com.

Copyright Infringement Notice. If you own the copyright on material displayed on this Website that you feel has been reproduced, posted or distributed in a manner that constitutes copyright infringement please promptly notify us at customerservice@nwweddingdirectory.com.

Product Submissions. nwweddingdirectory.com receives many inquiries and suggestions regarding new product ideas, but is not accepting any unsolicited submissions of new products, creative suggestions, ideas, notes, drawings, concepts or other information (each, "Information"). Although we are honored you would think of us, nwweddingdirectory.com relies on its employees to supply its new product and other creative ideas. nwweddingdirectory.com has found it necessary to adopt this policy because some companies in our industry have had claims made against them by people who allege that nwweddingdirectory.com used an idea, even though nwweddingdirectory.com had received only the most general of concepts. Since the employees of nwweddingdirectory.com are constantly working on a number of ideas in many areas, some of which might be similar to an idea you seek to send to nwweddingdirectory.com, we cannot accept any outside submissions or the risks associated with these submissions. If you send nwweddingdirectory.com any Information despite our request that you do not do so, you agree that any and all Information you send nwweddingdirectory.com is in the public domain, is not confidential and is sent by you for use by nwweddingdirectory.com without payment or compensation to you or acknowledgement of the source. For any Information you submit to nwweddingdirectory.com, you grant nwweddingdirectory.com a world-wide, royalty free, fully paid-up and non-exclusive license(s) to use, distribute, reproduce, modify and adapt such Information for the sole benefit of nwweddingdirectory.com. nwweddingdirectory.com makes no warranty to you, whether express or implied, regarding its use of any Information you may submit to nwweddingdirectory.com.

Indemnification. You agree, at your own expense, to indemnify, defend and hold harmless nwweddingdirectory.com and its employees, representatives, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, suppliers and agents (collectively, the "Company Indemnified Parties"), against any claim, suit, action or other proceeding against nwweddingdirectory.com or Indemnified Parties, by a third party, to the extent that such claim, suit, action or other proceeding is based on or arises in connection with your use of the website (or the use of any of your sub-accounts) specifically including

Limitation of liability. In no event will nwweddingdirectory.com or any of its respective suppliers, service providers, or other third parties affiliated therewith be liable for any damages whatsoever including but not limited to direct, indirect, incidental, special, punitive, and consequential damages (including, without limitation, those resulting from lost profits, lost data or business interruption) arising out of the use, inability to use, suspension, cancellation, disablement, termination, or the results of use of the service, any web sites linked to the service, the materials or information contained at any or all such sites, whether based on warranty, contract, tort or any other legal theory and whether or not advised of the possibility of such damages. The aggregate liability of nwweddingdirectory.com or any of its respective suppliers, service providers, or other third parties affiliated therewith, arising from or relating to this TOU (regardless of the form of action or claim, (e.g. Contract, warranty, tort, strict liability, negligence, malpractice, fraud or any other legal theory)) is limited to fifty dollars ($50). Applicable law may not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you.

Disclaimer of Warranties. The service is provided by nwweddingdirectory.com on an "as is" basis. Neither nwweddingdirectory.com nor its subsidiaries, partners, providers, or affiliates make any representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, as to the operation and functionality of the service or any content transmitted or made available by or through the service. nwweddingdirectory.com disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability, title, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. Furthermore, nwweddingdirectory.com does not warrant that use of the service will be uninterrupted, available at any time or from any location, secure or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that the service is free of viruses or other harmful components.

No Agency. You and nwweddingdirectory.com are independent contractors. No agency, partnership, joint venture, or employment is created as a result of this TOU and you do not have any authority of any kind to bind nwweddingdirectory.com in any respect whatsoever. The failure of either party to exercise in any respect any right provided for herein shall not be deemed a waiver of any further rights hereunder.

Violation of TOU. In the event of any actual, threatened, or potential violation of the letter, spirit, or intent of any of the terms or conditions of this TOU as determined by nwweddingdirectory.com at its sole discretion, nwweddingdirectory.com reserves the right to suspend or terminate, either temporarily or permanently, any or all services provided to you by nwweddingdirectory.com, to block any prohibited activity, or to take any other actions deemed appropriate by nwweddingdirectory.com in its sole discretion and without prior notice. nwweddingdirectory.com may refer violators to civil or criminal authorities for prosecution, and will cooperate fully with applicable government authorities in connection its investigations of any suspected civil or criminal violations.

Arbitration. Any legal controversy or legal claim arising out of or relating to this TOU or the websites, excluding legal action taken by nwweddingdirectory.com to collect our fees and/or recover damages for, or obtain an injunction relating to, nwweddingdirectory.com or the website operations, intellectual property, and our services, shall be settled by binding arbitration in accordance with the commercial arbitration rules of the American Arbitration Association. Any such controversy or claim shall be arbitrated on an individual basis, and shall not be consolidated in any arbitration with any claim or controversy of any other party, unless in our sole judgment, nwweddingdirectory.com wishes to consolidate the legal controversy of two or more parties in any legal action. The arbitration shall be conducted in Seattle, WA, and judgment on the arbitration award may be entered into any court having jurisdiction thereof. nwweddingdirectory.com may seek any interim or preliminary relief from a court of competent jurisdiction in Seattle, WA, necessary to protect our rights pending the completion of arbitration. Should you file an action contrary to this provision, nwweddingdirectory.com may recover from you our reasonable attorney fees and costs. You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to use of this site or services or the TOU must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred. Notwithstanding anything else to the contrary in this TOU, nwweddingdirectory.com shall always have and retains the right to pursue legal action of any kind or nature whatsoever in any appropriate jurisdiction in order to protect our interests.

Governing Law. The TOU shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the state of Washington. If any provision(s) of the TOU is found to be contrary to law, then such provision(s) shall be construed, as nearly as possible, to reflect the intentions of the parties with the other provisions remaining in full force and effect. nwweddingdirectory.com’s failure in any instance to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the TOU shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision unless acknowledged and agreed to by nwweddingdirectory.com in writing. You and nwweddingdirectory.com agree that any cause of action arising out of or related to this TOU or the Service must commence within one (1) year after the events giving rise to the cause of action first arose; otherwise, such cause of action is permanently barred. The section titles in this TOU are solely used for the convenience of the parties and have no legal or contractual significance. These terms and conditions constitute the entire agreement between you and nwweddingdirectory.com with respect to the subject matter herein and supersede in their entirety any and all prior or contemporaneous oral or written agreements. You may not assign this agreement to any other party.

Contact Us. If you have any questions about this TOU, please contact us. If you experience a problem with the Service, you can contact support at techsupport@nwweddingdirectory.com.