Terms of Use

TERMS OF USE
Read This Terms of Use Agreement Before Accessing Website.
Effective Date: This Terms of Use Agreement was last updated on December 1, 2016.
This Terms of Use Agreement sets forth the standards of use of the Wedding Guide Chicago Online Service for Registered Members. By using the WeddingGuideChicago.com website you (the “Reader”) agree to these terms and conditions. If you do not agree to the terms and conditions of this agreement, you should immediately cease all usage of this website. We reserve the right, at any time, to modify, alter, or update the terms and conditions of this agreement without prior notice. Modifications shall become effective immediately upon being posted at WeddingGuideChicago.com website. Your continued use of the Service after amendments are posted constitutes an acknowledgment and acceptance of the Agreement and its modifications. Except as provided in this paragraph, this Agreement may not be amended.

1. Disclaimer of Warranties.
The site is provided by Wedding Guide Chicago (WGC), a division of Silent W. Communications, Inc. on an “as is” and on an “as available” basis. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, WGC makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, regarding the use or the results of this website in terms of its correctness, accuracy, reliability, or otherwise.  WGC shall have no liability for any interruptions in the use of this Website. WGC. disclaims all warranties with regard to the information provided, including the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, therefore the above-referenced exclusion is inapplicable.

2. Limitation of Liability
 WGC SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, AND IN PARTICULAR WGC SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, OR DAMAGES FOR LOST PROFITS, LOSS OF REVENUE, OR LOSS OF USE, ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THIS WEB SITE OR THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN IT, WHETHER SUCH DAMAGES ARISE IN CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, TORT, UNDER STATUTE, IN EQUITY, AT LAW, OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF WGC HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW FOR THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, THEREFORE SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS IS INAPPLICABLE.

3. Indemnification 
Reader agrees to indemnify and hold WGC its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs, made by any third party due to or arising out of Reader’s use of the Service, the violation of this Agreement, or infringement by Reader, or other user of the Service using Reader’s computer, of any intellectual property or any other right of any person or entity.

4. Modifications and Interruption to Service
 WGC reserves the right to modify or discontinue the Service with or without notice to the reader.  WGC shall not be liable to Reader or any third party should WGC exercise its right to modify or discontinue the Service. Reader acknowledges and accepts that WGC does not guarantee continuous, uninterrupted or secure access to our website and operation of our website may be interfered with or adversely affected by numerous factors or circumstances outside of our control.

5. Third-Party Sites
 Our website may include links to other sites on the Internet that are owned and operated by online merchants and other third parties. You acknowledge that we are not responsible for the availability of, or the content located on or through, any third-party site. You should contact the site administrator or webmaster for those third-party sites if you have any concerns regarding such links or the content located on such sites. Your use of those third-party sites is subject to the terms of use and privacy policies of each site, and we are not responsible therein. We encourage all Readers to review said privacy policies of third-parties’ sites.

6. Disclaimer Regarding Accuracy of Vendor Information
 Product specifications and other information have either been provided by the Vendors or collected from publicly available sources. While WGC every effort to ensure that the information on this website is accurate, we can make no representations or warranties as to the accuracy or reliability of any information provided on this website.
WGC makes no warranties or representations whatsoever with regard to any product provided or offered by any Vendor, and you acknowledge that any reliance on representations and warranties provided by any Vendor shall be at your own risk.

7. Governing Jurisdiction of the Courts of Illinois 
Our website is operated and provided in the State of Illinois. As such, we are subject to the laws of the State of Illinois, and such laws will govern this Terms of Use, without giving effect to any choice of law rules. We make no representation that our website or other services are appropriate, legal or available for use in other locations. Accordingly, if you choose to access our site you agree to do so subject to the internal laws of the State of Illinois.

8. Compliance with Laws. 
Reader assumes all knowledge of applicable law and is responsible for compliance with any such laws. Reader may not use the Service in any way that violates applicable state, federal, or international laws, regulations or other government requirements. Reader further agrees not to transmit any material that encourages conduct that could constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, national, or international law or regulation.

9. Copyright and Trademark Information 
All content included or available on this site, including site design, text, graphics, interfaces, and the selection and arrangements thereof is ©2015 WeddingGuideChicago.com, will all rights reserved, or is the property of WGC and/or third parties protected by intellectual property rights. Any use of materials on the website, including reproduction for purposes other than those noted above, modification, distribution, or replication, any form of data extraction or data mining, or other commercial exploitation of any kind, without prior written permission of an authorized officer of WGC is strictly prohibited. Readers agree that they will not use any robot, spider, or other automatic device, or manual process to monitor or copy our web pages or the content contained therein without prior written permission of an authorized officer of WGC.

Wedding Guide Chicago™ and WeddingGuideChicago.com™ are proprietary marks of Silent W Communications, Inc.  WGC’s trademarks may not be used in connection with any product or service that is not provided by WGC, in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among customers, or in any manner that disparages or discredits WGC.

All other trademarks displayed on WGC’s website are the trademarks of their respective owners, and constitute neither an endorsement nor a recommendation of those Vendors. In addition, such use of trademarks or links to the web sites of Vendors is not intended to imply, directly or indirectly, that those Vendors endorse or have any affiliation with WGC.

10. Notification of Claimed Copyright Infringement 
Pursuant to Section 512(c) of the Copyright Revision Act, as enacted through the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, WGC designates the following individual as its agent for receipt of notifications of claimed copyright infringement.
By Mail…
2758 U.S. Hwy. 34, Suite B167, Oswego, IL 60543
By Telephone: 630-978-2080
By Email: [email protected]

11. Botnets
 WGC retains the right, at our sole discretion, to terminate any accounts involved with botnets and related activities. If any hostnames are used as command and control points for botnets, WGC reserves the right to direct the involved hostnames to a honeypot, loopback address, logging facility, or any other destination at our discretion.

12. Other Terms 
If any provision of this Terms of Use Agreement shall be unlawful, void or unenforceable for any reason, the other provisions (and any partially-enforceable provision) shall not be affected thereby and shall remain valid and enforceable to the maximum possible extent. You agree that this Terms of Use Agreement and any other agreements referenced herein may be assigned by WGC, in our sole discretion, to a third party in the event of a merger or acquisition. This Terms of Use Agreement shall apply in addition to, and shall not be superseded by, any other written agreement between us in relation to your participation as a Reader. Reader agrees that by accepting this Terms of Use Agreement, Reader is consenting to the use and disclosure of their personally identifiable information and other practices described in our Privacy Policy Statement.

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