Welcome to CostcoCouple.com. The following are the rules (“Terms”) that govern use of the CostcoCouple.com Web site (“Site”). By using or visiting the Site, you expressly agree to be bound by these Terms and to follow these Terms and all applicable laws and regulations governing the Site. CostcoCouple.com reserves the right to change these Terms at any time, effective immediately upon posting on the Site.
You agree that you are only authorized to visit, view, and retain a copy of pages of this Site for your own personal use, and that you shall not copy, duplicate, download, post, publish, modify, or otherwise distribute the material on this Site for any commercial use, or for any purpose other than as described in these Terms. You also agree not to deep-link to the Site for any purpose, unless specifically authorized by CostcoCouple.com.
USE VOID WHERE PROHIBITED
Use of the Site is void where prohibited. By using this Site, you represent and warrant that you have the right, authority, and capacity to enter into this Agreement and to abide by all the Terms and Conditions of this Agreement.
Submitting Content to CostcoCouple.com
CostcoCouple.com reserves the right, but not the obligation, to refuse to post or to remove any submitted Content if it contains or features any of the following:
- Offensive language, including harmful or abusive language, expletives or profanities, obscenities, or hate speech, or harassing, vulgar, or sexually explicit language
- References to illegal activity
- Content that contains personal attacks
- Personal information, such as phone numbers, mailing addresses, e-mail addresses, personal Web sites, etc.
- Messages that are clearly advertising or commercial in nature and do not specifically relate to the subject at hand; We are not a forum for general political, ethical or religious opinions. We will not post questions or comments directed to CostcoCouple.com editor, other CostcoCouple.com users.
- Content determined by CostcoCouple.com to be illegal or to violate any federal, state, or local law or regulation or the rights of any other person or entity
- Content that is not in English; that is encrypted; or that contains any viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancelbots, or other computer programming routines that are intended to damage, interfere with, intercept, or appropriate any system, data, or personal information; or
- Content that violates the standards of good taste or the standards of this Web site, as determined by CostcoCouple.com in its sole discretion.
- Text entirely in ALL CAPS or HTML
- Content that is Not individual or Original – No quoted material from other sources, no material published elsewhere; No reviews written by ownership or management posing as guests, no reviews written by current or past employees, no second-hand stories from others
- Postings by children under 13 years old (we do not knowingly collect information from children under 13 years old);
Content is owned by CostcoCouple.com
Content that is submitted to CostcoCouple.com shall be owned exclusively and in perpetuity by CostcoCouple.com.
Such exclusive ownership means that CostcoCouple.com, its parent, subsidiary, and/or affiliated companies have the unrestricted, perpetual, and exclusive right to use, reproduce, modify, translate, transmit, and distribute any and all materials and communications regarding and including submitted Content. CostcoCouple.com is under no obligation to give credit or pay any consideration to you for your Content.
CostcoCouple.com does not assume responsibility or liability for any submitted Content or for any claims, damages, or losses resulting from any use of the Site or the materials contained therein .
Permission to Use Your Content.
- You grant CostcoCouple.com the irrevocable right to use Your Content for any purpose, including but not limited to the right to reformat it, edit it, publish it, associate it with your account name, incorporate it into other works, create derivative works from it, distribute it, promote it, and license these same rights to third parties for use in connection with other media platforms ( “Other Media” ).
- You grant the Site’s users and the users of any Other Media the irrevocable right to access Your Content in connection with their use of the Site and any Other Media.
- You irrevocably waive, and cause to be waived, any claims and assertions of moral rights or attribution with respect to Your Content.
Use of Content.
CostcoCouple.com may or may not use User Content in its sole discretion. For example, we may choose not to publish User Content if we believe it violates the Terms of Service or content guidelines. In addition, please note that we have no obligation to retain or provide you with copies of Your Content, nor do we guarantee any confidentiality with respect to Your Content.
CostcoCouple.com and its licensees may display advertisements and other information adjacent to or included with Your Content on the Site and Other Media. You are not entitled to any compensation for such advertisements. The manner, mode and extent of such advertising are subject to change without specific notice to you.
CostcoCouple.com does not assume responsibility or liability for any Review or for any claims, damages, or losses resulting from any use of the Site or the materials contained therein .
Responsibility for Your Content
- You are solely responsible for Your Content. You assume all risks associated with use of Your Content, including any reliance on its accuracy, completeness or usefulness by others, or any disclosure by you of information in Your Content that makes you personally identifiable. You represent that you own, or have the necessary permissions to use, and authorize the use of Your Content as described herein. You may not imply that Your Content is in any way sponsored or endorsed by CostcoCouple.com.
- Because you alone are responsible for Your Content (and not CostcoCouple.com), you may expose yourself to liability if, for example, Your Content violates a third party’s rights, including any copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, moral right, privacy right, right of publicity, or any other intellectual property or proprietary right; contains material that is false, intentionally misleading, or defamatory; contains material that is unlawful, including illegal hate speech or pornography; exploits or otherwise harms minors; or violates or advocates the violation of any law or regulation.
Please be aware that posting false information can have legal ramifications .
Photo submission guidelines
CostcoCouple.com claims no ownership, affiliation with, or endorsement of any photos that are submitted by users to our site. The truthfulness of all photos and captions is assumed by the user and their validity is not the responsibility of CostcoCouple.com.
Please note that by submitting photos, you are granting CostcoCouple.com the non-exclusive rights to use, copy, re-purpose and display those photos at our discretion.
By submitting photos to CostcoCouple.com, the user agrees that he/she is the owner of those photos, and that their submitting them to CostcoCouple.com does not infringe upon the rights of any third party.
Any photo that does not meet one or more of the following guidelines will not be posted on the site:
- Family-friendly. No photos, images or material that is vulgar, pornographic, obscene, profane, illegal, offensive, insulting, objectionable or other non-family-friendly content. No postings by children under 13.
- Original. No images from other sources or material published elsewhere. No images that infringe on any copyright, trademark or other legal property right.
- Relevant to other users. We are not a forum for general political, ethical or religious opinions. We will not post photos, images or material that has no relevance to the website topic.
- Non-commercial. No logos, titles, branding, promotional material or any other content intended for commercial purposes.
- Safe files. No files that are contaminated or infected with a virus or any other corruption that is either intended or may result in damage to the computers and systems of CostcoCouple.com and/or its users.
- File properties. No single photo file may exceed 10mB in size. All photos submitted to the site must be in .jpg or .gif format. Any file not meeting these requirements will be rejected upon submission. All photos will be scaled to fit the standard display boxes on our site.
Access and Interference
You agree that you will not use any robot, spider, other automatic device, or manual process to monitor or copy our Web pages or the content contained thereon or for any other unauthorized purpose without our prior expressed written permission. You agree that you will not use any device, software, or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Site.
You agree that you will not copy, distribute, republish, upload, reproduce, alter, modify, create derivative works from, or publicly display any content (except for your own personal, non-commercial use) from our Web site without the prior expressed written permission of CostcoCouple.com.
Unauthorized Use of the Site
Illegal and/or unauthorized uses of the Site, including, but not limited to, unauthorized framing of or linking to the Site or unauthorized use of any robot, spider, or other automated device on the Site, will be investigated and subject to appropriate legal action, including, without limitation, civil, criminal, and injunctive redress.
Community Guidelines & User Content.
(A) Interactive Areas. CostcoCouple.com may contain comments sections, discussion forums, bulletin boards, or other interactive features (“Interactive Areas”) in which you may post or upload comments or user-generated content such as video, photos, messages, other materials or items (collectively, “User Content”). You are solely responsible for your use of any Interactive Areas and you use them at your own risk. By submitting User Content to an Interactive Area, you represent that you are 13 years of age or older and, if you are under the age of 18, you either are an emancipated minor, or have obtained the legal consent of your parent or legal guardian to enter into these Terms of Service, submit content, participate on CostcoCouple.com, and fulfill the obligations set forth in these Terms of Service, which forms a binding contract between you and CostcoCouple.com.
(B) Community Guidelines. If you submit any User Content or participate in an Interactive Area within or in connection with CostcoCouple.com, you agree to abide by the following rules of conduct:
. You agree not to upload, post or otherwise transmit any User Content that violates or infringes in any way upon the rights of others, including any statements which may defame, harass, stalk or threaten others;
. You agree not to upload, post or otherwise transmit any User Content that is offensive to the online community, including blatant expressions of bigotry, racism, abusiveness, vulgarity or profanity.
. You agree not to upload, post or otherwise transmit any material that contains or advocates pornography, pedophilia, incest, bestiality, or that is otherwise obscene.
. You agree not to upload, post or otherwise transmit any User Content that violates any law or engage in activity that would constitute a criminal offense or give rise to a civil liability;
. You agree not to upload, post or otherwise transmit any User Content that advocates or provides instruction on illegal activity or discuss illegal activities with the intent to commit them;
. You agree not to upload, post or otherwise transmit, without CostcoCouple.com’s express prior approval, User Content which contains advertising or any solicitation with respect to products or services;
. You agree not to upload, post or otherwise transmit User Content that does not generally pertain to the designated topic or theme of any Interactive Area;
. You agree not to impersonate any person or entity, including, but not limited to, any CostcoCouple.com employee, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with any person or entity;
. You agree not to interfere with any other user’s right to privacy, including by harvesting or collecting personally-identifiable information about CostcoCouple.com users or posting private information about a third party;
. You agree not to upload, post or otherwise transmit any User Content, software or other materials which contain a virus or other harmful or disruptive component;
. You agree not to interfere with or disrupt CostcoCouple.com or the servers or networks connected to the Site, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the Site;
. You agree not to upload, post, e-mail or otherwise transmit any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, “junk mail,” “spam,” “chain letters,” “pyramid schemes,” or any other form of solicitation;
. You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit for any commercial purpose, any portion of CostcoCouple.com, use of CostcoCouple.com, or access to CostcoCouple.com;
. You agree not to upload, post, or otherwise transmit any User Content protected by copyright, trademark, trade secret, right of publicity or other proprietary right without the express permission of the owner of such copyright, trademark, trade secret, right of publicity or other proprietary right. The burden of determining that any User Content is not protected by copyright, trademark, trade secret, right of publicity or other proprietary right rests with you. You shall be solely liable for any damage resulting from any infringement of copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, rights of publicity or other proprietary rights or any other harm resulting from such a submission. Any person determined by CostcoCouple.com, in its sole discretion, to have violated the intellectual property or other rights of others shall be barred from submitting or posting any further material on CostcoCouple.com;
. You agree that if necessary, you have the consent of each and every identifiable natural person in any submission to use such persons name or likeness in the manner contemplated by CostcoCouple.com; Any conduct that in CostcoCouple.com’s sole discretion restricts or inhibits anyone else from using or enjoying CostcoCouple.com will not be permitted. CostcoCouple.com reserves the right in its sole discretion to remove or edit User Content by you and to terminate your Account for any reason. CostcoCouple.com is not responsible for User Content submitted to CostcoCouple.com or posted in comments sections, chat rooms, on bulletin boards or on other Interactive Areas by users of CostcoCouple.com.
(C) Monitoring. CostcoCouple.com shall have the right, but not the obligation, to monitor User Content posted or uploaded to CostcoCouple.com to determine compliance with these Terms of Service and any operating rules established by CostcoCouple.com and to satisfy any law, regulation or authorized government request. Although CostcoCouple.com has no obligation to monitor, screen, edit or remove any of the User Content posted or uploaded to CostcoCouple.com, CostcoCouple.com reserves the right, and has absolute discretion, to screen, edit, refuse to post or remove without notice any User Content posted or uploaded to CostcoCouple.com at any time and for any reason, and you are solely responsible for creating backup copies of and replacing any User Content posted to the Site at your sole cost and expense.
(D) License to User Content. By submitting User Content to CostcoCouple.com, you automatically grant CostcoCouple.com, the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license to use, publish, reproduce, modify, adapt, edit, translate, create derivative works from, incorporate into other works, distribute, sub-license and otherwise exploit such User Content (in whole or in part) worldwide in any form, media or technology now known or hereafter developed for the full term of any copyright that may exist in such User Content. You warrant that such User Content is accurate and not misleading, and that use and posting or other transmission of such User Content does not violate these Terms of Service and will not violate any rights of or cause injury to any person or entity. You further grant CostcoCouple.com the right to pursue at law any person or entity that violates your or CostcoCouple.com’s rights in the User Content by a breach of these Terms of Service.
(E) Moral Rights. If it is determined that you retain moral rights (including rights of attribution or integrity) in the User Content, you hereby declare that (a) you do not require that any personally identifying information be used in connection with the User Content, or any derivative works of or upgrades or updates thereto; (b) you have no objection to the publication, use, modification, deletion and exploitation of the User Content by CostcoCouple.com or its licensees, successors and assigns; (c) you forever waive and agree not to claim or assert any entitlement to any and all moral rights of an author in any of the User Content; and (d) you forever release CostcoCouple.com, and its licensees, successors and assigns, from any claims that you could otherwise assert against CostcoCouple.com by virtue of any such moral rights. You also permit any other user to access, view, store or reproduce the User Content for that user’s personal use.
(F) User Content submitted by you will be considered non-confidential and CostcoCouple.com is under no obligation to treat such User Content as proprietary information. Without limiting the foregoing, CostcoCouple.com reserves the right to use any User Content as it deems appropriate, including, without limitation, deleting, editing, modifying, rejecting, or refusing to post it. CostcoCouple.com is under no obligation to offer you any payment for User Content that you submit or the opportunity to edit, delete or otherwise modify User Content once it has been submitted to CostcoCouple.com. CostcoCouple.com shall have no duty to attribute authorship of User Content to you, and shall not be obligated to enforce any form of attribution by third parties.
CostcoCouple.com DOES NOT PROMISE THAT THE SITE WILL BE ERROR-FREE OR UNINTERRUPTED, OR THAT IT WILL PROVIDE SPECIFIC RESULTS FROM USE OF THE SITE OR ANY CONTENT, SEARCH, OR LINK ON IT.
THE SITE AND ITS CONTENT ARE DELIVERED ON AN “AS-IS” AND “AS-AVAILABLE” BASIS. CostcoCouple.com CANNOT ENSURE THAT FILES YOU DOWNLOAD FROM THE SITE WILL BE FREE OF VIRUSES OR CONTAMINATION OR DESTRUCTIVE FEATURES.
CostcoCouple.com DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
CostcoCouple.com WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM THE USE OF THIS SITE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, AND PUNITIVE AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES.
CostcoCouple.com disclaims any and all liability for the acts, omissions, and conduct of any third-party users, CostcoCouple.com users, advertisers, and/or sponsors on the Site, in connection with the Site, or otherwise related to your use of the Site.
CostcoCouple.com is not responsible for the products, services, actions, or failure to act of any third party in connection with or referenced on the Site. Without limiting the foregoing, you may report the misconduct of users and/or third-party advertisers or service and/or product providers referenced on or included in the Site to CostcoCouple.com at http://www.CostcoCouple.com. CostcoCouple.com may investigate the claim and take appropriate action, at its sole discretion.
LIMITATION ON LIABILITY
EXCEPT IN JURISDICTIONS WHERE SUCH PROVISIONS ARE RESTRICTED, IN NO EVENT WILL CostcoCouple.com BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING LOST PROFITS, EVEN IF CostcoCouple.com HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
Disclosure of your information
CostcoCouple.com does not sell or rent any personally identifiable information to any third party. We will not share or sell your e-mail address, or send you any spam.
CostcoCouple.com may change, add or delete these Terms and Conditions of Use or any portion thereof from time to time in its sole discretion. CostcoCouple.com will provide you with reasonable notice of any changes. Thereafter, you expressly agree to be bound by any such amended Terms and Conditions of Use.
CostcoCouple.com may change, suspend or discontinue any aspect of the CostcoCouple.com service at any time, including availability of any feature, database or content. CostcoCouple.com may also impose limits on certain features and services or restrict your access to all or parts of the CostcoCouple.com web site without notice or liability.
YOUR CONTINUED USE OF CostcoCouple.com NOW, OR FOLLOWING THE POSTING OF ANY SUCH NOTICE OF ANY CHANGES WILL INDICATE ACCEPTANCE BY YOU OF SUCH MODIFICATIONS.