Terms of Use


 

Effective 4/10/2015

General

This is a legal agreement between Northgate Gonzalez, LLC, a California limited liability company (“Northgate”), and you (“you” or “User”), the user of the website, mobile application, or similar service, product, or platform associated with these Terms of Use (“Site”). By accessing, browsing, or using the Site, you acknowledge that you: (i) have read, understand, and agree to be bound by these Terms of Use and Northgate’s Privacy Policy; and (ii) must comply with all applicable laws and regulations related to your use of the Site.

THESE TERMS OF USE CONTAIN WARRANTY DISCLAIMERS AND OTHER PROVISIONS THAT LIMIT NORTHGATE’S LIABILITY TO YOU. PLEASE READ THESE TERMS OF USE IN THEIR ENTIRETY. BY USING THE SITE IN ANY MANNER, YOU WILL BE DEEMED TO HAVE ACCEPTED AND AGREED TO THESE TERMS OF USE AND NORTHGATE’S PRIVACY POLICY. IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED OR DO NOT AGREE WITH THESE TERMS OF USE, NORTHGATE’S PRIVACY POLICY, THE SITE’S CONTENT, OR OTHER ASPECTS OF THE SITE, YOUR SOLE REMEDY IS TO STOP USING THE SITE.

Modification of THESE Terms of Use

Northgate may modify or revise these Terms of Use at any time by updating this webpage. Any alteration to the Terms of Use will be effective immediately upon posting, unless expressly stated otherwise. By using the Site after any modification or revision, you agree to be bound by the Terms of Use as modified or revised. You should visit this webpage periodically to review these Terms of Use.

THIRD PARTY AND USER CONTENT

The Site may contain content or links posted by you, other users, or third parties (“Unaffiliated Content”). Northgate is not responsible for monitoring the Unaffiliated Content, but Northgate reserves the right to monitor and remove the Unaffiliated Content in its sole and absolute discretion. All Unaffiliated Content you submit to the Site will be considered part of the public domain. You will be solely responsible for all Unaffiliated Content that you submit, including any claims of infringement or libel relating to such Unaffiliated Content. By submitting Unaffiliated Content, you automatically grant Northgate an unlimited, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, fully transferable and sublicensable, worldwide license to use, copy, distribute, display, create derivative works from, sell, sublicense, and otherwise use or exploit the Unaffiliated Content in any manner that Northgate determines in its sole discretion. If you do not agree to the foregoing, you should not submit any Unaffiliated Content to the Site.

Neither Northgate nor any of its affiliates, predecessors, successors, heirs, assigns, agents, employees, officers, directors, managers, owners, representatives, attorneys, or any persons acting by, through, under, or in concert with any of them (collectively, “Affiliates”) makes any representations or gives any warranties or guaranties concerning any Unaffiliated Content, and neither Northgate nor any of its Affiliates will be liable for any damage or injury arising from any Unaffiliated Content. The presence of any Unaffiliated Content on the Site is not to be considered an endorsement by Northgate or any of Northgate’s Affiliates of any person providing Unaffiliated Content, the views expressed in any Unaffiliated Content, or any products or services related to any Unaffiliated Content. Your use of or reliance on any Unaffiliated Content is at your own risk.

USER REQUIREMENTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

In using the Site you shall not:

  • Send, post, transmit, or upload material or content that is threatening, harassing, defamatory, or libelous;
  • Send, post, transmit, or upload material or content that is obscene or pornographic;
  • Send, post, transmit, or upload material or content that infringes on any trademark, copyright, or other intellectual property right;
  • Send, post, transmit, or upload, without proper authorization, information that you know or should know to be confidential, sensitive, or otherwise in breach of the law, including personally identifiable information;
  • Send, post, transmit, or upload viruses or other harmful, disruptive, or destructive files;
  • Send, post, transmit, or upload “spam” or “junk mail”;
  • Intentionally make false, deceptive, or misleading statements;
  • Advertise any product or service;
  • Take any action that will interfere with the proper functioning of the Site; or
  • Employ automated means to access or use the Site.

You shall comply with all applicable laws, rules, regulations, and ordinances related to your online conduct and your use of the Site.

You shall not copy any of the Site’s content or reverse engineer or break into the Site.

SITE Intellectual Property

All of the Site’s content is protected by copyright, trademark, and other laws in both the United States and elsewhere. You may not use, sell, modify, reproduce, display, distribute, create derivative works from, or otherwise exploit any of the Site’s content or any other intellectual property related to the Site without the prior written consent of Northgate or the content’s owner. Without limiting the foregoing, you may not use Northgate’s name, logo, trademark, or service mark in any manner without Northgate’s prior written consent.

Nothing contained in this Agreement is to be construed as conferring upon you any license, title, or ownership interest in any of the Site’s content or any other intellectual property of Northgate or any third party, whether by implication, estoppel, or otherwise.

COMMUNICATIONS

Any unsolicited material that you submit to Northgate, including suggestions on how to improve the Site, will be considered non-proprietary, public information that may be used by Northgate for any purpose, as determined by Northgate in its sole discretion, without any compensation to you. Notwithstanding the foregoing, all information submitted to Northgate will be handled in accordance with its Privacy Policy, which is incorporated into these Terms of Use by this reference.

By submitting information to Northgate electronically, including by email, you are consenting to receiving communications from Northgate electronically, including by email.

INFRINGEMENT CLAIMS

If you believe your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide a notice containing all of the following information to our Copyright Agent, whose contact information is provided below:

  1. An electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest;
  2. A description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed;
  3. A description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Site;
  4. Your address, telephone number, and email address;
  5. A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
  6. A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf.

Northgate’s Copyright Agent can be reached at: ITNotices@northgatemarkets.com or Northgate Gonzalez Markets, c/o Harrison Lewis, 1201 N. Magnolia Ave., Anaheim, CA 92801.

Northgate will handle all notices it receives under this Section in accordance with the terms of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.

NO WARRANTIES

YOUR USE OF THE SITE OR ANY OF ITS CONTENT IS ENTIRELY AT YOUR OWN RISK. THE CONTENT, MATERIAL, AND ANY INFORMATION OR SERVICES PROVIDED ON THIS SITE ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. THERE IS NO WARRANTY AGAINST INTERFERENCE WITH YOUR ENJOYMENT OF ANY MATERIAL, INFORMATION, OR SERVICES (INCLUDING ANY DATA, TEXT, IMAGES, SOUNDS, OR COMPUTER PROGRAMS (INCLUDING COLLECTIONS AND COMPILATIONS OF THEM)) OR AGAINST INFRINGEMENT OF ANY INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHT. NORTHGATE AND ITS AFFILIATES ALSO DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES CONCERNING THE SECURITY, RELIABILITY, AND PERFORMANCE OF THE SITE, INCLUDING THOSE REGARDING ANY VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.

The above disclaimers are made to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

IN NO EVENT WILL NORTHGATE OR ANY OF NORTHGATE’S AFFILIATES BE LIABLE TO ANY USER OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES OR LOST PROFITS) RESULTING FROM THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE OR THE SITE’S CONTENT, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT NORTHGATE OR ANY OF NORTHGATE’S AFFILIATES IS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

Northgate provides you with access to this Site in its sole discretion and reserves the right to modify or discontinue any aspect of the Site, including your ability to access the Site, at any time without notice. Northgate will not be liable to you or any third party for any modification or discontinuance of any aspect of the Site or your ability to access to the Site. Certain services offered through the Site may not be available in your area, and Northgate will not be responsible for any such unavailability.

Indemnity

You shall defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Northgate and its Affiliates from and against any and all claims, causes of action, lawsuits, arbitrations, proceedings, liabilities, damages, judgments, costs, or expenses (including attorney’s fees) asserted by third parties, including other users of the Site, arising out of or related to your use or alleged use of the Site, including any of the Site’s content, or your breach or alleged breach of these Terms of Use.

Disputes

All legal issues arising from or related to the use of the Site or to the subject matter of these Terms of Use are to be governed by, construed in accordance with, and determined by the laws of the state of California, without regard to any conflict of law principle that will cause the substantive law of another jurisdiction to apply. The exclusive venue for the resolution of all disputes, lawsuits, arbitrations, proceedings, or other actions arising out of or relating to the Site, these Terms of Use, or Northgate’s Privacy Policy is Orange County, California, and User and Northgate each hereby submit to personal jurisdiction to that forum and waive any claim or defense that it is an inconvenient forum.

SEVERABILITY

If an authority of competent jurisdiction determines that any provision of this Agreement is invalid or unenforceable, that provision is to be severed from this Agreement, and the remainder of this Agreement is to remain in full force and effect.

Entire Agreement

These Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy contain the entire agreement between you and Northgate concerning your use of the Site, superseding any previous negotiations, understandings, or agreements between you and Northgate, whether written or oral.

ASSIGNMENT

You may not assign any rights, duties, obligations, or claims under, arising out of, or relating to these Terms of Use without Northgate’s prior written consent. Northgate’s rights, duties, obligations, and claims under these Terms of Use are freely assignable.

CONSTRUCTION

As used in these Terms of Use, the masculine, feminine, or neuter gender, and the singular or plural number, include the others whenever the context so indicates. The use of “including” in these Terms of Use is for purposes of example and illustration, and not for purposes of restriction or limitation.

NOTICES & CONTACT

All notices and contact concerning this Agreement and the Site should be sent to Northgate as follows: ITNotices@northgatemarkets.com or Northgate Gonzalez Markets, c/o Harrison Lewis, 1201 N. Magnolia Ave., Anaheim, CA 92801.