THE SHIKSA IN THE KITCHEN TERMS OF SERVICE AGREEMENT
Revision Date: November 1, 2012
WELCOME TO THE SHIKSA IN THE KITCHEN (TSIK; theshiksa.com). WE’RE HAPPY THAT YOU’RE HERE AND HOPE YOU ENJOY THE SITE. THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBES THE TERMS ON WHICH TSIK OFFERS YOU ACCESS TO OUR WEBSITE.
You are prohibited from violating any law, statute, ordinance or regulation. You shall not create liability for us or cause us to lose any of the services of our ISPs.
You must not hack theshiksa.com or perform any other activity that may damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data or personal information. You must not perform any activity to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software, hardware or telecommunications equipment.
You may link the home page of theshiksa.com to any website you own or control provided it is not commercially competitive with theshiksa.com and does not criticize or otherwise injure us and is in compliance will all applicable laws and intellectual property and other legal rights. Such a link is not an endorsement of any other site(s) by us. You shall not link directly or indirectly to any materials to which you do not have a right to link or include, nor may you modify another website so as to falsely imply that it is associated with theshiksa.com. You understand and agree that you download or otherwise obtain material or data through the use of theshiksa.com at your own discretion and risk and that you will be solely responsible for any damages to your computer system or loss of data that results from the download of such material or data.
You must not use, copy, collect, reproduce, alter, distribute, create derivative works based upon, publish, sell, publicly display or otherwise exploit any information or content displayed on our website for any commercial purposes or to the extent that such action(s) would constitute copyright infringement, injure or otherwise violate the intellectual property or proprietary rights of TSIK or any other third party, except with the prior written consent of TSIK or the appropriate third party. In some instances theshiksa.com may allow you to download or print content from the site. In such instances you may download or print such content for your personal, non-commercial use only. By doing so, you acknowledge that you do not acquire any ownership rights.
You may not harass any user or post any obscene, pornographic content.
In accessing theshiksa.com you agree to indemnify and hold us and our officers, directors, shareholders, agents, employees, consultants, affiliates, subsidiaries and third-party partners harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your breach of your representations and warranties or this Agreement or the documents it incorporates by reference, your use of theshiksa.com, your personal information, your violation of any law, statute, ordinance or regulation or the rights of a third party, or your participation as a visitor to this site.
You agree to immediately notify TSIK of any unauthorized or improper use of theshiksa.com or any other known or suspected breach of security. You agree to fully cooperate with TSIK to investigate any suspected or unusual activity that is in breach of these Terms of Service.
We reserve the right to update this Agreement at any time, at which time we will also update the revision date above. Any updated version will supersede all of its preceding versions. Continued use of theshiksa.com means that you accept and agree to all changes.
We reserve the right at any time to remove, modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, any content or portion of theshiksa.com for any reason with or without notice. We shall not be liable to you or any third party for any modification, suspension or termination of the site. We have no responsibility or liability to you or any third party for the storage or deletion of, or the failure to store or delete, any of the content you provide.
TSIK does not necessarily verify, encourage, agree, endorse or support any submitted content. This includes but is not limited to comments, opinions, statements or links posted on any forum related to theshiksa.com.
We reserve the right to suspend, terminate or refuse your use of this site at any time for any reason. We additionally reserve the right to establish and periodically change general practices and limits concerning the use of our site.
We reserve the right to send you certain communications; such as service announcements and newsletters, or anything we deem to be beneficial or helpful to your use of theshiksa.com. You shall be offered the ability to opt-out or unsubscribe to such communications.
We may periodically provide links to other websites or resources, but this shall not imply any relationship or connection to the other site, its operator and any of its affiliates. Because we have no control over such websites or resources, we are not responsible for the availability of such websites or resources, and are not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products or other materials available from such websites or resources. TSIK shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such websites and resources, or as the result of the presence of such websites and resources, including marketing partners, on our website or located through its use.
Our site is provided to you “as is” and on an “as available” basis. You may not rely on any information and opinions expressed on theshiksa.com for any purpose. It is your responsibility at all times to evaluate the accuracy, timeliness, safety, completeness or usefulness of any content on theshiksa.com. Under no circumstances will we be liable for any loss or damage caused by your reliance on any website content. We specifically disclaim all warranties and conditions of any kind, whether express, implied or statutory, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. We disclaim any warranties regarding the security, reliability, timeliness, and performance of our website. We disclaim any warranties for any information or advice obtained through our website. We disclaim any warranties for services or goods received through or advertised on our website or received through any links provided by our website, as well as for any information or advice received through any links provided through our website. In addition, no advice or information (written or oral) obtained by you from us shall create any warranty.
You specifically acknowledge that TSIK, its subsidiaries, affiliates, suppliers, advertisers, third party service providers and any third parties appearing on theshiksa.com at the invitation of TSIK shall not be responsible to you or any third party for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, punitive or consequential damages, personal injury or wrongful death arising out of the information supplied or expressed on theshiksa.com for any purpose.
We do not endorse or warrant any health-related statements found on theshiksa.com or any third party websites accessed through theshiksa.com. In no event shall TSIK be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or exemplary damages, including but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data or other intangible losses (even if TSIK has been advised of the possibility of such damages), arising out of or in connection with theshiksa.com or this Agreement or the inability to use our site (however arising, including negligence), arising out of or in connection with third party transactions or arising out of or in connection with your use of the site. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of certain warranties or of incidental or consequential damages. Accordingly, some of the limitations may not apply to you.
Intellectual Property and Proprietary Rights
You acknowledge that theshiksa.com and all content herein, including any derivative works and confidential or proprietary information, is protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents, trade secrets, proprietary rights and other intellectual properties owned by TSIK, its affiliates and other parties that have licensed their material to TSIK. Any use or display of theshiksa.com and/or any of its content in any manner other than what is expressly permitted by these Terms of Service and other applicable laws is strictly prohibited without our written permission or the permission of the appropriate intellectual property owner. Except for the limited use that is granted to you in these Terms of Service, you do not acquire any right, title or interest in TSIK, theshiksa.com or any of its content. Any rights not expressly granted in these Terms of Service are expressly reserved.
TSIK respects the intellectual property of others, and we ask our users to do the same. We may, in appropriate circumstances and in our discretion, remove, or disable access to, material that infringes on the rights of others, and terminate access to our website. We will promptly respond to any claims of copyright infringement.
This agreement and the relationship between you and TSIK shall be governed by the laws of the State of California without regard to its conflict of laws provisions. By accessing theshiksa.com and agreeing to these Terms of Service, you agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located within the State of California and be bound by the rulings of the courts located within the State of California. If you breach or threaten to breach any provision hereof or thereof, you understand and agree that money damages would not be an adequate remedy for any breach of these Terms of Service and that TSIK shall be entitled to equitable relief, including preliminary and permanent injunctions and specific performance, as well as recovery of its court costs, expenses and reasonable attorneys’ fees. Such remedies shall not be exclusive, shall be in addition to all other remedies available at law, equity or otherwise for your breach of these Terms of Service, and shall be available TSIK without requirement that it post any bond or prove any actual damages.
You are hereby granted, subject to these terms and conditions, a limited, revocable, non-exclusive, non-transferable, fully-paid, royalty-free license solely to view the information provided by theshiksa.com as is needed for your own internal, non-commercial, non-public use in order for you to obtain information presented on or through theshiksa.com. Any access or use of any information or content available on theshiksa.com, including, but not limited to, recipes, photographs or any other displayed material, in any manner whatsoever for any purpose other than what is expressly permitted by this website license is prohibited without the prior written consent of TSIK.