RNS Website User Agreement
LAST UPDATE: October 20, 2022
You may not interfere with the security of, or otherwise abuse this Site or any system resources, services or networks connected to or accessible through this Site. You may only use this Site for lawful purposes.
Furthermore, if you are residing in a jurisdiction where it is forbidden by law to participate in the activities or services offered by this Site, you may not enter into this agreement or use this Site. By using this Site you are explicitly stating that you have verified in your own jurisdiction if your use of this Site is allowed.
We make no representation that materials in this Site are appropriate or available for use in all locations. Those who choose to access the Site do so on their own initiative and at their own risk, and are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable.
We reserve the right to limit the availability of the Site, materials, or other products described or offered thereon to any person, geographic area, or jurisdiction we so desire, at any time and in our sole discretion, and to limit the quantities of any such services, materials, or other product provided.
- GENERAL CONDITIONS AND DISCLAIMERS
We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone at any time.
RNS shall have no liability for interruptions or omissions in Internet, network or hosting services and does not warrant that the Site or the services which make this Site available or electronic communications sent by RNS are free from viruses or any other harmful elements.
Any material downloaded or otherwise obtained through the use of this Site is done at your own discretion and risk. You will be solely responsible for any damage to your computer system or loss of data that results from the download of any such material.
Occasionally there may be information on our Site that contains typographical errors, inaccuracies or omissions that may relate to product descriptions, pricing, promotions, offers, product shipping charges, transit times and availability. We reserve the right to correct any errors, inaccuracies or omissions, and to change or update information or cancel orders if any information in the Site or on any related website is inaccurate at any time without prior notice (including after you have submitted your order).
We undertake no obligation to update, amend or clarify information in the Site or on any related website, including without limitation, pricing information, except as required by law. No specified update or refresh date applied in the Site or on any related website, should be taken to indicate that all information in the Site or on any related website has been modified or updated.
- PRODUCTS OR SERVICES
We reserve the right, but are not obligated, to limit the sales of our products or Services to any person, geographic region or jurisdiction. We may exercise this right on a case-by-case basis. We reserve the right to limit the quantities of any products or services that we offer. All descriptions of products or product pricing are subject to change at anytime without notice, in our sole discretion. We reserve the right to discontinue any product at any time. Any offer for any product or service made on this site is void where prohibited.
We do not warrant that the quality of any products, services, information, or other material purchased or obtained by you will meet your expectations, or that any errors in the Service will be corrected
- USER ACCOUNTS AND ACCURACY OF INFORMATION
You understand and agree that, in addition to the foregoing restrictions, we reserve the right to change, remove, alter or delete any Account at any time and for any reason in our sole discretion. You will be responsible for the confidentiality and use of your username and password and agree not to transfer your right to use or access this Site via your username or password to any third person.
YOU ARE ENTIRELY RESPONSIBLE FOR MAINTAINING THE CONFIDENTIALITY OF YOUR USERNAME AND PASSWORD AND FOR ANY AND ALL ACTIVITIES THAT ARE CONDUCTED THROUGH YOUR ACCOUNT.
You agree to notify us immediately of any unauthorized use, theft or misappropriation of your Account, username, or password. We shall not be liable for any loss that you incur as a result of someone else using your username or password, either with or without your knowledge.
Information submitted by users will be transmitted to and shared with third parties that may be located in other countries, in order to provide services to such users, including but not limited to transaction processing and fraud prevention.
We reserve the right to refuse any order you place with us. We may, in our sole discretion, limit or cancel quantities purchased per person, per household or per order. These restrictions may include orders placed by or under the same customer account, the same credit card, and/or orders that use the same billing and/or shipping address. In the event that we make a change to or cancel an order, we may attempt to notify you by contacting the email and/or billing address/phone number provided at the time the order was made. We reserve the right to limit or prohibit orders that, in our sole judgment, appear to be placed by dealers, resellers or distributors.
- USER CONTRIBUTIONS
The Site may allow you to submit, communicate, upload, or otherwise make available ideas, suggestions, messages, documents, proposals, photographs, audio, video, and other content (“User Content”), which may be accessible and viewable by other users of the Site and used by RNS in providing you services and products. You alone are responsible for your User Content, and once published, it cannot always be withdrawn. You assume all risks associated with your User Content, including anyone’s reliance on its accuracy and your right to publish it. You represent that you own, or have the necessary permissions to use and authorize the use of your User Content as described herein. You may not imply that your User Content is in any way sponsored or endorsed by RNS.
You may not submit or upload User Content that is defamatory, harassing, threatening, bigoted, hateful, violent, vulgar, lewd, offensive, indecent, obscene, pornographic, or otherwise offensive or that harms or can reasonably be expected harm any person or entity (such User Content, “Offensive User Content”), whether or not such material is protected by law. You agree that you will not use your Account or any Site to publish or disseminate, or allow any other person to use your Account to publish, republish, or disseminate, any Offensive User Content, nor us profanity in any posting to any Site.
You may also expose yourself to liability to RNS or third parties if, for example, you hold an Account and User Content contains material that is false, intentionally misleading, or defamatory; violates any third-party right, 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 unlawful, including illegal hate speech or pornography; exploits or otherwise harms minors; or violates or advocates the violation of any law or regulation. If you comment about an experience with RNS or any third party, or write defamatory or inflammatory comments through the Site (or repeat, copy, or redistribute the defamatory or inflammatory comments of others), you could also expose yourself to liability.
We may use your User Content in a number of different ways, including publicly displaying and reformatting it. As such, you hereby irrevocably grant us world-wide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, transferable rights to use your User Content for any purpose associated with the operation of the Site and for our internal tracking, reporting, and data analysis purposes, without limit as to time, manner, and frequency of use, without further notice to you, with or without attribution, and without the requirement of permission from or payment to you or any other person or entity. You also irrevocably granter the users of the Site the right to access your User Content in connection with their use of the Site. Finally, you irrevocably waive, and cause to be waived, against RNS and its users, any claims and assertions of moral rights or attribution with respect to User Content. By “use” we mean use, copy, publicly perform or display, distribute, modify, translate, and create derivative works of User Content.
We reserve the right to remove, screen, edit, or reinstate your User Content from time to time at our sole discretion and without notice to you. By submitting User Content to RNS through its suggestion or feedback webpages, via email, or otherwise, you acknowledge and agree that: (a) User Content does not contain confidential or proprietary information; (b) RNS may have something similar to the User Content already under consideration or in development; (c) We have no obligation to retain or provide you with copies of user Content, nor do we guarantee any confidentiality with respect to your User Content.
You understand that User Content (not including credit card information) and account information may be transferred unencrypted and involve (a) transmissions over various networks, and (b) changes to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting networks or devices. Credit card information is always encrypted during transfer over networks.
- PERSONAL USE ONLY
This Site is only for personal or internal business use. You may not use this Site in any way that is unlawful, or harms us or any other person or entity, as determined in our sole discretion.
The Site’s content is prohibited from being copied, reproduced, downloaded, distributed, modified, republished, uploaded, licensed, adopted, adapted, posted, or transmitted in any way, except as may be otherwise explicitly permitted by us in writing. You agree not to engage in such activities, nor to create any kind of derivative works from or exploit the content of the Site in any way.
You will NOT, and you will NOT allow any third party to:
- Delete, obscure, or change any copyright, trademark, or other proprietary designations, notices, or markings in or on the Site;
- Translate, merge, adapt, update, modify, reconfigure, reverse-engineer, disassemble, decompile, prepare any derivative works of, discover the underlying ideas behind, or discover the source code of the Site, or combine the Site or any part thereof with any other computer code, programs, materials, or services;
- Copy, reproduce, display, duplicate, sell, publish, disclose, post, license, rent, or distribute the Site or any part thereof;
- Use the Site, including, without limitation, any Site content, in any way that infringes on or violates the rights of any other person or entity, including, without limitation, any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, other intellectual property rights, privacy rights, and publicity rights;
- Commit fraud or falsify information in connection with your use of the Site;
- Work around any of the technical limitations of the Site or use any tool to enable features or functionalities that are otherwise disabled in the Site;
- i. Perform or attempt to perform any actions that would interfere with the proper working of the Site, prevent access to or use of the Site by other users, or impose an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure;
- Engage in activities that aim to render the Site or associated services inoperable or make their use more difficult;
- Attempt to disable, damage, overburden, impair or gain unauthorized access to the Site or our servers;
- Engage in data mining or similar data gathering or extraction activities or retrieve data or other content from the Site (including, without limitation, using spiders, robots, indexing agents, and screen scrapers) for purposes of creating or compiling that content for any purpose;
- Harvest or otherwise collect or store personal information about other users of the Site, including, for example, email addresses, without the express consent of such users;
- Post, transmit, input, upload, or otherwise provide any information or materials that contain any viruses, worms, Trojan horses, logic bombs, time bombs, cancelbots, malware, ransomware, adware, or other harmful computer code or programming routines;
- Impersonate or attempt to impersonate any person or entity other than yourself, falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your identity or status, misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity, create a false identify, or hide your true identity; nor
- Send, post, or transmit any unsolicited messages, chain letters, spam, or junk mail using the Site, or attempt to collect personal information about third parties without their knowledge or consent.
- COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT
If you know or suspect that any of the materials on the Site have been used or copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please send notice to our designated agent identified below. According to the U.S. Digital Millennium Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. § 512(c)(3), your notice must comply with the following requirements:
- A physical or electronic signature of the copyright owner or person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;
- Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a notification, a representative list of such works at that site;
- Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the material;
- Information reasonably sufficient to permit us to contact you, such as address, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail address at which you may be contacted;
- A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owners, its agent or the law; and
- A statement that the information in the notification is accurate and under penalty of perjury, that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
The designated agent for notice of copyright infringement claims may be reached as follows:
Benesch Law 41 South High Street Suite 2600 Columbus, OH 43215–6146 Phone: (614) 223–9367 Fax: (614) 223–9330 Email: [email protected]
The preceding information is provided exclusively for notifying us that your copyrighted material may have been infringed. All other inquiries, such as product related questions and requests or concerns regarding improper postings and/or content, will not receive a response through this process.
While we endeavor to keep downtime to a minimum, we cannot promise that this Site will be uninterrupted, secure or error-free. We reserve the right to interrupt/suspend this Site, or any part thereof, with or without prior notice for any reason and you shall not be entitled to any refunds of fees for interruption of this Site.
- CURRENCY OF WEBSITE
RNS updates the information on this Site periodically. However, RNS cannot guarantee or accept any responsibility or liability for the accuracy, currency or completeness of the information on this Site. RNS may revise, supplement or delete information, services and/or the resources contained in this Site and reserves the right to make such changes without prior notification to past, current or prospective visitors.
- LINKED WEBSITES AND LINKING TO THIS SITE
Due to technical difficulties with the Internet, Internet software or transmission problems could produce inaccurate or incomplete copies of information contained on this Site. Due to the ability to share certain content and materials, computer viruses or other destructive programs may also be inadvertently downloaded from this Site.
RNS shall not be responsible or liable for any software, computer viruses or other destructive, harmful or disruptive files or programs that may infect or otherwise impact your use of your computer equipment or other property on account of your access to, use of, or browsing on this Site or your downloading of any user materials or other content from this Site. RNS recommends that you install appropriate anti-virus or other protective software.
- OUR MATERIALS
This Site is owned and operated by RNS in conjunction with others pursuant to contractual arrangements.
Unless otherwise specified, all materials appearing on this site, including the text, site design, logos, graphics, icons, and images, as well as the selection, assembly and arrangement thereof, are the sole property of RNS and its licensors. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
RNS may make certain content, software or other electronic materials (including all files, text, URLs, video, audio and images contained in or generated by such materials, and accompanying data) (collectively “RNS Materials”) available to you from this Site, from time to time. If you download or use RNS Materials, you agree that such materials are licensed for your limited personal use only and not sold or assigned and: (i) may only be used for your personal and non-commercial use, (ii) may not be modified, used to create a derivative work, incorporated into any other work or otherwise exploited without RNS ‘s prior written permission, and (iii) shall be only be used in compliance with any additional license terms accompanying such materials. RNS does not transfer either the title or the intellectual property rights to the RNS Materials, and retains full and complete title to the RNS Materials as well as all intellectual property rights therein. You agree not to sell, share, redistribute, or reproduce the RNS Materials. You further agree not to decompile, reverse-engineer, disassemble, or otherwise convert any compiled RNS Materials into a human-perceivable form. RNS or its licensors own all related trademarks and logos, and you agree not to copy or use them in any manner.
All rights not expressly granted herein are reserved by RNS. Any unauthorized use of the materials appearing on this Site may violate copyright, trademark and other applicable laws and could result in criminal or civil penalties.
This Site, (including its organization and presentation and RNS Materials) is the property of RNS and its licensors and may be protected by intellectual property laws including laws relating to copyrights, trade-marks, trade-names, internet domain names and other similar rights.
15. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
THIS SITE, THE SERVICES RNS PROVIDES, AND THE RNS MATERIALS ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT REPRESENTATION, WARRANTY OR CONDITION OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. RNS DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THIS SITE, THE SERVICES, OR THE RNS MATERIALS WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS OR THAT THEIR USE WILL BE SECURE, UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE. SOME STATES AND JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. WHEN THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES ARE NOT ALLOWED TO BE EXCLUDED IN THEIR ENTIRETY, THEY WILL BE LIMITED TO THE SHORTEST DURATION PERMITTED BY LAW. YOU MAY ALSO HAVE OTHER RIGHTS WHICH VARY FROM STATE-TO-STATE.
- LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
YOU ASSUME ALL RESPONSIBILITY AND RISK FOR USE OF THIS SITE AND THE RNS MATERIALS INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY OF THE INFORMATION CONTAINED THEREIN.
- CONTACTING RNS
- MERCHANDISE SOLD ON OR THROUGH THE WEBSITE
Neither Service Provider nor its third party service providers make any warranties with respect to any of the merchandise, products, and/or services featured, mentioned, or sold on or through the Site. Transactions for any such item shall be between the user and the third party seller, distributor, or manufacturer without any involvement of Service Provider or its third party service providers. You agree that Service Provider and its third party service providers are not responsible, and shall have no liability to you, with respect to merchandise, products, and/or services featured, mentioned, sold, or distributed on or through the Site, including illegal, offensive or illicit items, even items that violate this Agreement.
We may at times offer auctions on the Site; should we do so, we may use third-party service provider(s) to administer the auctions. If so, you must agree to such third party’s user agreements, contracts and rules pertaining to the use of its service. Neither Service Provider nor its auction service provider(s) have any control or assume responsibility for the quality, safety or legality of the items advertised. We provide a venue to bring buyers and sellers together over the Internet. If you participate in auctions on the Site, please note that Service Provider does not participate and does not have any control over or assume any responsibility or liability for the quality, safety or legality of the items advertised, the truth or accuracy of the listings, the ability of sellers to sell items, or the functionality of the auction services.
- ASSOCIATED PRESS
The following provision applies to all visitors to the Site (which shall include persons and representatives of legal entities, whether such representatives are persons or digital engines of any kind that crawl, index, scrape, copy, store or transmit digital content). By accessing this Site, you specifically acknowledge and agree that: (i) Associated Press text, photo, graphic, audio and/or video material shall not be published, broadcast, rewritten for broadcast or publication or redistributed directly or indirectly in any medium; (ii) no Associated Press materials nor any portion thereof may be stored in a computer except for personal and non-commercial use; (iii) the Associated Press will not be held liable for any delays, inaccuracies, errors or omissions therefrom or in the transmission or delivery of all or any part thereof or for any damages arising from any of the foregoing; (iv) the Associated Press is an intended third party beneficiary of these terms and conditions and it may exercise all rights and remedies available to it; and (v) the Associated Press reserves the right to audit possible unauthorized commercial use of Associated Press materials or any portion thereof at any time.