The User Agreement (the "Agreement") on this page includes terms, notices, and conditions ("Terms and Conditions") that govern the use of the Lifetime Products, Inc.'s ("Lifetime") web site http://www.lifetime.com/ (the "Web Site") and associated materials. You ("Your," "Yours," and "User") should be aware that local, state, and federal laws may apply as well to Your use of this Web Site. Please read this page carefully. If You do not accept all of the Terms and Conditions, do not use the Web Site.
Your use of the Web Site constitutes an explicit assertion that You understand, and unconditionally assent to, all the Terms and Conditions, and You agree to be bound thereby. You should be aware that Lifetime may, in its sole discretion, revise any or all of the Terms and Conditions at any time without notice to You. Accordingly, You should visit the Web Site periodically to review the Terms and Conditions by which You are bound.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
I. Materials. The "Materials" include the contents of the Web Site such as, but not limited to, text, hypertext markup language (HTML) script, software, logic, ideas, programs, source code, executable code, graphics, images, audio (e.g., .wav), video clips, photographs, digital picture files (e.g., .jpeg, .jpg, .gif), illustrations, multimedia materials, and other materials, whether accessible free of charge or for a fee.
II. Software. Software that is now, or may become, available for downloading from the Web Site, but does not include software that is accessible or downloadable by way of third party linked web sites.
III. Other Definitions. Definitions of other terms are as provided for herein.
II. Access to the Web Site
. Lifetime retains the right and sole discretion to regulate, to the extent it deems desirable, access to all portions of the Web Site including, but not limited to, the Materials, the Web Site, the Software, and to suspend the operation of the Web Site or any portion thereof, at any time and without notice to User.
III. Use of the Web Site
. Interference with Web Site Functionality. User agrees not to compromise, or attempt to compromise in any way, the operation or accessibility of the Web Site or the integrity of the Materials or Software, or systems, programming, practices, and procedures relating thereto, through any means, software, device, or routine including, but not limited to, spamming, hacking, uploading computer viruses or time bombs, or any other means expressly or impliedly prohibited by, or inconsistent with, any provision of this Agreement.
I. Misrepresentation of User or Others. User agrees not to use any trademarks, service marks, names, logos, or other identifiers of the Web Site, Lifetime, or Lifetime's employees, licensors, independent contractors, providers and affiliates, or business partners, including, but not limited to, LIFETIME or other marks of Lifetime without the prior written permission of Lifetime and/or any relevant affiliate(s). In addition, User shall not use Lifetime or any affiliate's trademarks or service marks:
i. in, as, or as part of, User's own trademarks or service marks or those trademarks or service marks of any third parties;
ii. to identify products or services not originating with or provided by Lifetime and the Web Site;
iii. in a manner likely to cause confusion; or
iv. in a manner that implies in any way that Lifetime or Lifetime affiliates sponsor, endorse, or are otherwise associated with, User's own activities, products and services or the activities, products, and services of third parties.
II. Other. Other terms and conditions regarding the use of the Web Site, Materials and Software are as enumerated elsewhere herein.
IV. Intellectual Property
. Creative Commons
I. All Rights Reserved
V. User Communications
. Communications with or through the Web Site. As contemplated herein, "communications" include text, information, graphics, documents, video, audio, and the like transmitted by electronic mail, posted to the Web Site, or transmitted or made available by way of the Web Site.
I. Confidentiality of Communications.
. Communications Presumptively Non-Confidential. Except as otherwise noted herein or elsewhere on the Web Site, all User communications will be considered by Lifetime to be non-confidential, wherein such communications may be transmitted in a variety of ways including, but not limited to, electronic mail, and by way of forms provided on the Web Site. User understands and acknowledges that User has no expectation of privacy in any such communications, and that no confidential, fiduciary, contractually-implied or other relationship is created or implied between Lifetime and User by reason of such User communications.
i. Exceptions to Presumption of Non-Confidentiality. If a particular web page of this Web Site permits the transmission of communications that Lifetime intends to treat as confidential, that fact will be stated in a Legal Notice presented on such web page.
II. License to Communications. By communicating with or through the Web Site, User automatically grants Lifetime a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, nonexclusive license to use, reproduce, modify, publish, edit, translate, distribute, perform, exploit, and display any and all communications, whether transmitted to or through the Web Site, alone or as part of other works in any form, media, or technology whether now known or hereafter developed, and to sublicense such rights through multiple tiers of sublicensees.
III. Content and Nature of Communications. User shall not engage in any of the following activities, nor cause or assist other persons or entities to do so:
. post material whose use is protected by copyright laws, unless User is the copyright owner of such material;
i. post material that reveals confidential information, including, but not limited to, trade secrets, belonging to other entities or parties;
ii. post material that infringes the intellectual property rights of others or the privacy or publicity rights of others;
iii. post material that is obscene, defamatory, threatening, harassing, abusive, hateful, or that may be embarrassing to another user or any other person or entity;
iv. post sexually-explicit images, video, or text;
v. post advertisements or solicitations of business;
vi. post chain letters or pyramid schemes; or
vii. transmit communications intended to create a false impression as to User's identity or affiliation.
IV. Screening and Monitoring of Communications. Lifetime does not screen User communications, nor is Lifetime responsible in any way for screening or monitoring any material posted or transmitted by Users. Lifetime may, in its sole discretion, screen and monitor User communications.
V. Lifetime Discretion to Remove Communications. Lifetime reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to at all times to edit, disclose, or refuse to post, request removal of, or remove, any materials or other communications, regardless of source, which Lifetime deems abusive, illegal, objectionable, or disruptive in any way. However, Lifetime assumes no liability or responsibility to User stemming from the exercise of such discretion.
VI. No Warranty as to Content of Communications. Lifetime cannot, and does not, warrant or guarantee in any way, the truthfulness, accuracy, or reliability of any communications posted by another User nor does Lifetime endorse any opinions expressed by any other User. User acknowledges that any reliance on material contained in communications posted by other users will be solely at User's own risk.
VII. Consequences of use of Communications. User is solely responsible for any and all direct and/or indirect consequences and damages, whether foreseeable or otherwise, arising in connection with the transmission of User communications and/or the use of communications posted or transmitted by others.
VI. Links to Third Party Materials
. No Endorsement by Lifetime. The Web Site may contain links to third party web sites, web pages, and other materials. These links are provided solely as a convenience to User and in no way constitute an endorsement by Lifetime as to any aspect of the contents on, or available through, such third-party Web Sites. The inclusion of such links does not imply that Lifetime or its affiliates sponsor or are affiliated with or are legally authorized to use any trademark, service mark, trade name, logo or copyright symbol displayed in or accessible through such links, or that such linked web sites are authorized to use any trademark, service mark, trade name, logo or copyright symbol owned by Lifetime or by any of Lifetime's affiliates.
I. No Warranty as to Content. Lifetime has no control over, and is not responsible in any way for, the content of linked third-party web sites and accordingly makes no representations, warranties or guarantees regarding any aspect, including content or accuracy, of materials on, or available through, such third party web sites. If User decides to access linked third-party web sites, User does so at User's own risk. Any concerns that User may have regarding such links should be directed to the administrator or webmaster of the web page(s) and/or web sites associated therewith.
VII. Software License
. All Software provided, if any, is protected by United States copyright laws, and may be protected by other local, state, and federal laws, statutes, and regulations as well. Software use is governed by the terms of the software license agreement or the designated Legal Notice that accompanies the Software ("Software License Agreement"). By downloading such Software, You agree unconditionally to be bound by all the terms of the Software License Agreement as well as the Terms and Conditions of this Agreement. In the event of a conflict between the terms of this Agreement, the Software License Agreement, and the Legal Notice, the terms and provisions of the Software License Agreement shall control.
VIII. Modifications to the Materials, Web Site, and Software
. Lifetime retains the right and sole discretion to modify the Web Site or any portion thereof, including, but not limited to, this Agreement, the Materials, the Web Site, and the Software. Such modification shall be effective immediately upon posting to the Web Site or distribution via electronic mail or conventional mail and may be effectuated by Lifetime at any time without notice or liability to User. User's continued use of the Web Site, Software, Materials, or following notice of any such modification shall be conclusively deemed an unconditional acceptance of the entirety of such modification. In the event User disagrees with, or does not wish to accept, any such modification, User's sole remedies are to discontinue use of the Web Site, Materials and Software.
IX. Lifetime's Liability
. Lifetime's aggregate liability to User for any and all claims arising from the use of the Materials, the Web Site, and Software, is limited to any fee paid by User (if any).
X. Warranties and Disclaimers
. Accuracy, Reliability, Completeness. User understands and acknowledges that the Web Site, Software, and Materials may include errors and omissions, and that Lifetime makes NO representation, warrantee, or guarantee of any kind as to the accuracy, reliability, completeness, or timeliness of the Materials, the Software, or the Web Site, functions made accessible by or accessed through the Web Site, products or services made available on or through any third party linked web sites, or any materials posted on or transmitted through the Web Site by third parties.
I. Error-Free Operation. Lifetime does NOT warrant that the operation of the Web Site, Software or Materials will be uninterrupted or error-free. Nor does Lifetime warrant that any defects in the Web Site, Software or Materials will be corrected, or that the Web Site, Software or Materials are free from computer viruses, infections, worms, time bombs, trojan horses, or other destructive or disruptive code, routines or programs.
II. Results Obtained from the Web Site, Materials, and Software. User understands and acknowledges that Lifetime makes NO warrantee or guarantee, express or implied, that User will be financially successful or attain any financial goal or achieve any particular income level by using the Materials or the Web Site. Accordingly, User further understands and acknowledges that User uses the Web Site and the Materials at User's own risk and that User, alone, is responsible for the results obtained through such use.
III. Damages Resulting from Use of the Web Site, Materials, and Software. In NO event, shall Lifetime be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental or consequential damages, lost profits, or business interruption resulting from lost data, or the use or inability to use the Web Site, Materials, Materials, Software, functions made accessible by or accessed through the Web Site, products or services made available on or through any third party linked web sites, or any materials posted on or transmitted through the Web Site by third parties.
IV. User Representation. User hereby represents and warrants to Lifetime that User is at least eighteen (18) years old and that User possesses the legal capacity to enter into this Agreement and to adhere to the terms of this Agreement.
. User agrees to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Lifetime, Lifetime's affiliates, and Lifetime and Lifetime's affiliates' officers, directors, employees and agents, from and against any claims, actions or demands, including, but not limited to, reasonable legal and accounting fees, arising or resulting from User's use of the Materials, Software, Web Site, User's breach of this Agreement, or any actual or alleged act or omission of Lifetime or its employers or agents regarding:
. any data or information transmitted by or through the Web Site;
i. any matter for which the Web Site has served as a transmitter of data or information of any kind;
ii. any breach of this Agreement by Lifetime; or,
iii. Lifetime's violation of any law or the rights of a third party.
XII. Foreign Export of the Materials and software
. Compliance with Foreign Laws and Regulations. This Web Site is based in the United States of America. However, access to, and/or use of, the Materials and Software may be prohibited in certain countries. Accordingly, Lifetime makes no claim or representation that the Materials or Software may be legally downloaded or used outside of the United States. If User accesses the Web Site from outside the United States, User does so at User's own risk and User is responsible for compliance with the laws of any and all jurisdiction(s) wherein such downloading and/or use occurred.
I. Export Controls. The United States government controls the export of products and information. User agrees to comply with any and all applicable restrictions and not to export or re-export the Materials or Software to such countries or persons as may be restricted by applicable export control laws. By downloading the Materials and/or Software, User represents and warrants that User is not in a country where such export is prohibited or is a person or Entity to which such export is prohibited. User is responsible for compliance with the laws of User's local jurisdiction regarding the import, export, or re-export of the Materials.
XIII. Termination of the Agreement
. No Cause or Notice Required. In its sole discretion, Lifetime may terminate User's access to the Web Site, Materials, or Software, if, in Lifetime's judgment, continuation of such access would in any way be inconsistent with the purposes or terms of this Agreement, and/or with the operation and/or functioning of the Web Site, Software, or Materials or software, systems, programming, practices, and procedures relating thereto. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this Agreement, Lifetime is not required to give any notice prior to such termination.
I. Breach. In the event that User breaches this Agreement, User's permission to use the Materials, Web Site, and Software is automatically terminated, and User shall immediately destroy any and all copies, however such may be embodied, that User has made of the Materials and Software.
II. Fraud. Without limiting the availability of any other remedies available to Lifetime, Lifetime may suspend or terminate User's access to the Materials, Web Site, and Software, if User is found, by conviction, settlement, insurance or escrow investigation, or otherwise, to have engaged in fraudulent activity in connection with the Web Site, Materials, or Software, or software, systems, programming, practices, and procedures relating thereto.
III. Failure to Pay Amounts Due and Owing. If User fails for any reason to pay, when due, any amount due and owing by User to Lifetime, then Lifetime, in its sole discretion, may immediately and without notice to User, suspend or terminate User's access to the Materials, Web Site, and Software. Such action(s) by Lifetime may remain in effect, at Lifetime's discretion, until User pays all amounts owed to Lifetime pursuant to the terms of this Agreement. The foregoing is not intended to limit or foreclose, in any way, any other right or remedy Lifetime may have at law or in equity.
. Waiver. A waiver by either party of a breach of any term or condition of this Agreement shall not constitute a waiver of any further breach of a term or condition of this Agreement and no waiver shall be effective unless in writing signed by the party.
I. Entire Agreement. This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the Parties and supersedes all prior agreements and negotiations that relate to the subject matter of this Agreement, whether oral or written, between the parties, except as expressly provided in a particular Legal Notice, Software License Agreement, or other material on a particular Web page of the Web Site. User acknowledges that no promise, representation, warranty, or covenant not included in this Agreement has been or is relied upon. User has relied upon User's own examination of the full Agreement and the provisions thereof, and the warranties, representations, and covenants expressly contained in the Agreement itself.
II. Applicable Law. This Agreement shall be construed in accordance with and its performance shall be governed by the laws of the State of Utah, notwithstanding the choice of law rules of such State. The courts of Utah shall have exclusive jurisdiction to determine all claims, disputes, actions, or suits that may arise hereunder and the parties expressly consent to such exclusive jurisdiction and venue before the proper authority in Utah.
III. Severability. If any one or more provisions of this Agreement shall be found to be illegal or unenforceable in any respect, the validity, legality, and enforceability of the remaining provisions shall not in any way be affected or impaired thereby.
IV. Singular and Plural Words, and Gender. Words in the singular shall include the plural and words in the plural shall include the singular. Words in any gender shall include the other gender.
V. Costs and Fees Upon Default. If either party defaults in the performance of its obligations under this Agreement, then the defaulting party agrees to pay reasonable costs and attorneys' fees to enforce this Agreement.
VI. Assignment. This Agreement shall be binding upon and shall inure to the benefit of the heirs and personal representatives and/or the successors and assigns of the parties. Notwithstanding the immediately preceding sentence, User agrees not to assign, transfer or sublicense any portion of User's rights, duties, or obligations under this Agreement, and any such assignment, transfer, or license shall be void ab initio. However, Lifetime shall have the right to assign this Agreement in whole or in part without the prior written consent of User. Finally, either party may assign this Agreement without the consent of the other where substantially all of such party's assets are acquired through merger, acquisition or other business combination.
VII. Notice. All notices under this Agreement shall be sent by either Registered, Certified, or Regular First Class Mail, postage prepaid, or by personal delivery, or by Federal Express or a similar courier or overnight service. Any such notice shall be deemed received four (4) business days after the date it is sent unless the sender receives confirmation of its earlier delivery. All notices shall be addressed to the Parties at such addresses as the Parties may designate in writing to each other.
Creative Commons License and Copyright
Except where otherwise noted, most content on this website is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution, Noncommercial, Share Alike 3.0 (United States) License.
You are free:
• to Share — to copy, distribute, display, and perform the work
• to Remix — to make derivative works
Under the following conditions:
• Attribution. You must attribute the work in the manner specified by the author or licensor (but not in any way that suggests that they endorse you or your use of the work).
• Noncommercial. You may not use this work for commercial purposes.
• Share Alike. If you alter, transform, or build upon this work, you may distribute the resulting work only under the same or similar license to this one.
• For any reuse or distribution, you must make clear to others the license terms of this work. The best way to do this is with a link to this web page.
• Any of the above conditions can be waived if you get written permission from the copyright holder.
• Apart from the remix rights granted under this license, nothing in this license impairs or restricts the author's moral rights.
All Rights Reserved
Some content on this website is copyright and all rights are reserved. Where "All Rights Reserved" is noted, that content is licensed as follows:
1. Ownership. Lifetime hereby owns and retains any and all intellectual property rights, title, and interest in and to the Web Site, Materials, Software, (as that term is defined herein) and all software, systems, programming, practices, and procedures regarding the Web Site, Materials and Software, with the exception of any materials that may be in the public domain, or are owned by the government or third parties, wherein such intellectual property rights, title, and interest include, but are not limited to, those rights provided for under patent, trademark, trade dress, and trade secret laws. Lifetime likewise owns and retains the sole and exclusive discretion to license, sell, and/or distribute the Materials, Software, Web Site, and all software, systems, programming, practices, and procedures relating to the Materials, Software and Web Site. User does not acquire any ownership rights of any kind in the Materials, Web Site, or Software by downloading, accessing, or using the Materials, Web Site or Software.
2. No Derivative Works. User may not modify or create derivative works from the Materials, Software or the Web Site. User acknowledges and agrees that, notwithstanding the immediately preceding sentence, all intellectual property right, title and interest in and to any such derivative works is the sole and exclusive property of Lifetime.
3. Prohibited Uses. User may not participate in the transfer or sale of, post on the World Wide Web or other computer network or bulletin board, reproduce, publicly display or present, perform, distribute, or otherwise use or exploit, or cause in any way the use or exploitation of, the Materials, Web Site, or Software, either in whole or in part, for any public or commercial purpose. USER IS SPECIFICALLY PROHIBITED FROM ENGAGING IN, FACILITATING, OR DIRECTING ANY OF THE FOREGOING ACTIVITIES IN CONJUNCTION WITH ANY SEMINARS, WORKSHOPS, CLINICS, COLLOQUIA, SYMPOSIA, LECTURES, PRESENTATIONS, AND THE LIKE WITHOUT THE PRIOR WRITTEN CONSENT.
4. Marking. Except as may be provided herein, the Materials, Web Site, and Software are protected under United States and foreign copyright laws. Unauthorized use of the Materials, Web Site, and Software may violate such copyright laws, as well as trademark, and other laws. Therefore, any authorized copy User makes of the Materials, Web Site, or Software, including copying for purposes of fair use, shall retain all copyright, trademark, and other proprietary notices contained in the original Materials. Such copyright notice should read: ©2008, Lifetime Products, Inc. All rights reserved.
• Limited License. The Parties agree and acknowledge that this Agreement grants to User only a limited license to use the Materials, Web Site, and Software, the aforementioned limited license being subject to the terms and conditions enumerated elsewhere herein. No transfer, assignment, or grant to User of ownership or other rights of any kind is made hereby.
• Scope of the License. Lifetime hereby authorizes User to view, download, and retain a single copy of the Materials contained on the Web Site, and the Software, solely for the personal, noncommercial, and informational use of the User. Special rules may apply to the use of certain other items or materials that are provided on, or made accessible by way of, the Web Site. These special rules, if any, are presented on the Web Site in the form of notices detailing the legal constraints on the User's use of the Web Site, the