The Reluctant Boater
Thank you for visiting this website. The terms and conditions that apply to your access to and/or your use of this Website, and the information and products available through this Website are set forth below. By using this website or submitting communications to us, you accept and agree to all of the terms and conditions set forth herein, which form a legally binding agreement between you and The Reluctant Boater.
General: Changes to Terms and Conditions
Ownership; License; Limitations
This Website and all content displayed on this Website and all software, data and information used to provide this Website, including text and images, method of display and presentation, source code, embedded routines and programs and other materials, as well as all copyrights, trademarks, patents and other intellectual property rights therein or thereto, are owned by The Reluctant Boater and are protected under worldwide patent, copyright, trademark and other applicable laws and treaties, including, without limitation, applicable trade secret laws. We grant you the limited and nonexclusive right and license to access or download a single copy of the content from this Website solely for your personal and noncommercial use and as necessary in connection with the use of any services available through this Website. Except as expressly authorized in these Terms and Conditions, you may not modify, distribute, reproduce, display, or use this Website or any elements thereof. Furthermore, (i) reproduction, retransmission or representation in any form, in whole or in part, of any content, programming code, images or graphics included within this Website is strictly prohibited without our prior express written permission; (ii) you may not frame, squeeze back, overlay or employ other techniques to enclose or display this Website, or any trademark, logo, content or other proprietary information (including images, text, page layout, or form) included on this Website, with any other software or content of a third party; (iii) you may not use any meta tags or any other “hidden text” utilizing the names or trademarks of The Reluctant Boater or our owners, affiliates, licensors or licensees without our or their express written consent; and (iv) you may not decompile or disassemble, reverse engineer or otherwise attempt to discover any source code contained in this Website or the services offered herein. In addition to and not in limitation of any of the foregoing limitations and restrictions, you are expressly prohibited from using automated means (including but not limited to spiders, robots, crawlers, scrapers, deeplinks, datamining, datagathering or extraction tools and the like), or any other automated methodology, algorithm or device or any manual process, to for any purpose monitor, copy, download or otherwise access data or content from this Website. A limited exception to the foregoing limitations and restrictions is provided to general purpose internet search engines and non-commercial public archives that use such tools to gather information for the sole purpose of displaying hyperlinks to this Website, provided they each do so from a stable IP address or range of IP addresses using an easily identifiable agent and comply with our applicable policies and procedures in effect from time to time. “General purpose internet search engine” does not include a website or search engine or other service that specializes in classified listings or in any subset of classifieds listings such as automobiles, vehicles, jobs, housing/apartments, rentals, services or equipment or which is in the business of providing classified ad listing services. This Website includes certain trademarks and service marks owned by The Reluctant Boater. You agree not to copy, use or otherwise infringe upon or dilute these trademarks or service marks. You further agree that you will not alter or remove any copyright, trademark or other notices from any of Website content. All rights not expressly granted to you by us in these Terms and Conditions are reserved to The Reluctant Boater, and you acknowledge that you do not acquire any ownership rights by accessing or downloading any material, whether or not copyrighted, from this Website as authorized hereunder.
Use at Your Own Risk – We provide the material available through this Website for informational purposes only. You may use the content, information, consumer reviews, data and materials from, and the products available through, this Website solely for your personal and non-commercial use. Before you act on any such content, information, consumer reviews, data and materials you have found on, or purchase any products available through, this Website, you should independently confirm any facts that are important to your decision. IF YOU RELY ON ANY INFORMATION, PRODUCT, OR SERVICE AVAILABLE THROUGH THIS WEBSITE, YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT YOU DO SO SOLELY AT YOUR OWN RISK. YOU UNDERSTAND THAT YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE OR LOSS YOU MAY INCUR THAT RESULTS FROM YOUR USE OF ANY INFORMATION, PRODUCT OR SERVICE.
We have in place what we believe to be reasonable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and help prevent unauthorized access of, maintain data security for and correctly use the information we collect online. However, while such reasonable efforts are made to ensure the confidentiality of your private and personal information available as a result of your use of this Website, we cannot and do not warrant or guarantee the absolute safety and security of confidential data on the Internet.
User Content – You may have the opportunity to post or otherwise submit content and information, including but not limited to consumer reviews, opinions, concepts, inventions, techniques, know-how, data, materials or other postings or communications (collectively, “User Content”), to us via this Website, whether by posting to a public area of this Website (e.g., blogs or message boards) or by other submission to us through email or other means of electronic communication facilitated by The Reluctant Boater. By submitting any such User Content to us or posting any such User Content in any public area of this Website, you: (i) grant The Reluctant Boater and our owners, affiliates and licensees the royaltyfree, perpetual, irrevocable, nonexclusive right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, aggregate, translate, prepare derivative works from, publicly display, publicly perform and distribute such User Content (in whole or in part) alone or as incorporated into other works in any form, media or technology now known or hereafter developed, on a worldwide basis; (ii) grant The Reluctant Boater and our owners, affiliates and licensees the right to use the name that you use in connection with such submission or post, if and to the extent any or all of them so choose; and (iii) represent and warrant that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to the User Content that you submit or post, the User Content is accurate and the use of the User Content you supply or post does not violate these Terms and Conditions and will not cause injury or damage to any person or entity. You also permit any other user of this Website to access, view, store or reproduce your User Content for that user’s personal use, which such use may include disclosure to third parties. By posting or submitting such User Content, you hereby waive any claim that The Reluctant Boater misappropriated any such User Content or any portions thereof.
Use of Communications Services
Disclaimer of Warranties
YOU AGREE THAT THIS WEBSITE AND ALL INFORMATION, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES AVAILABLE THROUGH THIS WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED BY US ON AN “AS IS,” “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AND THAT YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE AND ALL INFORMATION, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES AVAILABLE THROUGH THIS WEBSITE IS ENTIRELY AT YOUR OWN RISK. You understand that there may be delays, omissions, interruptions, inaccuracies and/or other problems with the information, products and services available through, published on or promoted over this Website, including information, products and services referred to, advertised or promoted on or sold through this Website. Neither The Reluctant Boater nor our owners, affiliates, licensors or licensees warrant that this Website will be uninterrupted or error free; nor do we or they make any warranty as to the results that may be obtained from use of this Website or as to the accuracy, reliability or completeness of content or any information, product or service provided or made available through this Website. WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, The Reluctant Boater AND OUR OWNERS, AFFILIATES, LICENSORS AND LICENSEES SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED BY STATUTE OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
Limitation of Liability
NEITHER The Reluctant Boater NOR OUR OWNERS, AFFILIATES, LICENSORS OR LICENSEES SHALL HAVE ANY LIABILITY FOR ANY ERRORS, INACCURACIES, OMISSIONS OR OTHER DEFECTS IN THE INFORMATION CONTAINED WITHIN THIS WEBSITE. IN NO EVENT SHALL The Reluctant Boater OR OUR OWNERS, AFFILIATES, LICENSORS OR LICENSEES BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANYONE ELSE FOR ANY DAMAGES, OTHER THAN DIRECT DAMAGES, ARISING OUT OF YOUR ACCESS TO OR USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THIS WEBSITE OR ANY INFORMATION, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES AVAILABLE THROUGH THIS WEBSITE OR OUR USE OF ANY USER CONTENT THAT YOU POST OR SUBMIT TO US. IN ADDITION TO AND NOT IN LIMITATION OF THE FOREGOING LIMITATION OF LIABILITY, IN NO EVENT SHALL The Reluctant Boater OR OUR OWNERS, AFFILIATES, LICENSORS OR LICENSEES BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANYONE ELSE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY OR SIMILAR DAMAGES WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOST REVENUES OR PROFITS, OR LOSS OF BUSINESS OR DATA), EVEN IF WE OR ANY SUCH OTHER PERSON HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
Without limiting the foregoing, you agree that the entire aggregate liability, if any, of The Reluctant Boater and our owners, affiliates, licensors and licensees arising out of any kind of legal claim (whether in contract, tort or under any other legal theory) arising out of your access to or use of, or inability to use, this Website or any information, products or services available through this Website, or our use of any User Content that you post on this Website or submit to us, will not exceed one hundred dollars ($100). Because some states/jurisdictions may not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, some of these limitations may not apply to you.
Release and Indemnity
You hereby release and agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless The Reluctant Boater and our owners, affiliates, licensors and licensees from and against any and all claims, costs, demands, losses, damages and expenses, including, without limitation, attorney’s fees, arising from or relating to (i) your breach of these Terms and Conditions or any matter for which you are responsible or liable under the terms of these Terms and Conditions, (ii) third party claims with respect to our use of any User Content that you have posted on this Website or submitted to us, including, but not limited to, infringement of copyright, trademark, trade secret, patent, proprietary rights or any other claims, or (iii) any dispute between you and any third party, including, without limitation, any other user, any advertiser or any party to any actual, prospective or terminated sale or transaction. If you are a California resident, you hereby waive California Civil Code Section 1542, which says: “A general release does not extend to claims which the creditor does not know or suspect to exist in his favor at the time of executing the release, which, if known by him must have materially affected his settlement with the debtor.”
Use of this Website by you for spamming is strictly prohibited. By using this Website, you agree not to use information concerning other users of this Website, or any items such users have listed or searched for on this Website (including listing information, user names, email addresses, telephone numbers and/or other information), for any purpose that is not expressly permitted by these Terms and Conditions. You may not post information directed to or collect personal information from any minor.
Use of this Website or the information, products or services available through this Website is not authorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these Terms and Conditions, including without limitation this paragraph. You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and The Reluctant Boater as a result of these Terms and Conditions or your use of this Website or the information, products or services available through this Website. You agree that all notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.