Terms of Service

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PARTIES TO THE TERMS OF USE AGREEMENT

Visitors, viewers, users, subscribers, members, affiliates, or customers, collectively referred to herein as “Visitors,” are parties to this agreement. This website and its owners and/or operators are parties to this agreement, herein referred to as the “Website.”

GENERAL

This Website requires consideration for and as a condition of allowing you access.
Reading and accepting the Terms of Service and reading and accepting the provisions of the Privacy Policy of this website are required considerations for the website granting you the right to visit, read, and interact with it.

All persons are denied access to this site unless they read and accept the Terms of Service and the Privacy Policy.

By viewing, visiting, using, or interacting with this website or with any banner, pop-up window, or advertising that appears on it, you hereby agree to all provisions of this Terms of Service policy and with the Privacy Policy of this website.

No one under the age of 17 is allowed to access this website. If you are under the age of 17, it is unlawful for you to access this website and you must leave it immediately. This website specifically denies access to any individual that is covered by the Child Online Privacy Act (COPA) of 1998.

This website reserves the right to deny access to any person or viewer for any reason. Under the terms of the Privacy Policy, which you accept as a condition of interacting with and viewing this website, the website is allowed to collect and store data and information for the purpose of exclusion and for other uses.

The Terms of Service agreement for this website may change from time to time. It is the responsibility of the Visitor to review the Terms of Service at the beginning of each visit to the website to keep himself/herself informed of any changes.

USE OF INFORMATION FROM THIS WEBSITE

Unless you have entered into an express written contract with this website to the contrary, visitors, viewers, subscribers, members, affiliates, or customers have no right to use this information in a commercial or public setting; they have no right to copy it, save it, print it, sell it, or publish any portions of the content of this website without approval of the site owner. By viewing the contents of this website you agree this condition of viewing and you acknowledge that any unauthorized use is unlawful and may subject you to civil or criminal penalties. Again, Visitor has no rights whatsoever to use the content of, or portions thereof, including its databases, invisible pages, linked pages, underlying code, or other intellectual property the site may contain, for any reason for any use whatsoever.

OWNERSHIP OF WEBSITE OR RIGHT TO USE, SELL, PUBLISH CONTENTS OF THIS WEBSITE

The website and its contents are owned or licensed by the website. Material contained on the website must be presumed to be proprietary and copyrighted. Visitors have no rights whatsoever to the site content. Use of website content for any reason is unlawful unless it is done with express contract or permission from the Website or its owners. Exceptions are to forward excerpts or links of content on the website to 3rd parties for the purpose of making others aware of the content and NOT for commercial gain.

DISCLAIMER FOR CONTENTS OF SITE

The website disclaims any responsibility for the accuracy of the content of this website. Visitors assume the all risk of viewing, reading, using, or relying upon this information. Unless you have otherwise formed an express contract to the contrary with the website, you have no right to rely on any information contained herein as accurate. The website makes no such warranty.

ADVERTISING

In order to provide the high quality free content on this website, there may be advertisments for products or services placed on any of the pages herein.  The inclusion of an ad in Backyard Bird Lover does not constitute an explicit endorsement. It does mean that as far as we know the product/service is not a rip-off. When I really like a product and want you to buy it,  I’ll tell you explicitly. Otherwise, view these ads the way you would commercials on TV or display ads in the back of your favorite magazine. Check them out. Make a decision. If you don’t like it, ask for a refund from the company who sold it to you. 

DISCLAIMER FOR HARM CAUSED TO YOUR COMPUTER OR SOFTWARE

The website assumes no responsibility for damaging code passed to computers or software owned or used by visitors, or any person the visitor subsequently communicates with that is inadvertently passed to the visitor’s computer in the form of viruses, worms, malware, spyware, or any other destructive software code. Again, visitor views and interacts with this site, or banners, pop-ups, or other advertising displayed thereon, at his/her own risk.

DISCLAIMER FOR HARM CAUSED BY DOWNLOADS

Visitor downloads information from this site at this own risk. Website makes no warranty that downloads are free of corrupting computer codes, including, but not limited to, viruses, worms, spyware, malware, and other destructive programs.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

By viewing, using, or interacting in any manner with this site, including banners, advertising, or pop-ups, downloads, and as a condition of the website to allow his lawful viewing, Visitor forever waives all right to claims of damage of any and all description based on any causal factor resulting in any possible harm, whether physical or emotional, foreseeable or unforeseeable, whether personal or business in nature.
NOTICE

No additional notice of any kind for any reason is due Visitor and Visitor expressly warrants an understanding that the right to notice is waived as a condition for permission to view or interact with the website.

DISPUTES

As part of the consideration that the Website requires for viewing, using or interacting with this website, Visitor agrees to use binding arbitration for any claim, dispute, or controversy (“CLAIM”) of any kind (whether in contract, tort or otherwise) arising out of or relating to using this website, including solicitation issues, privacy issues, and terms of use issues.

Arbitration shall be conducted pursuant to the rules of the American Arbitration Association which are in effect on the date a dispute is submitted to the American Arbitration Association. Information about the American Arbitration Association, its rules, and its forms are available from the American Arbitration Association, 335 Madison Avenue, Floor 10, New York, New York, 10017-4605. Hearing will take place in the city or county of the Seller, as specified below.

JURISDICTION AND VENUE

If any matter concerning this purchase shall be brought before a court of law, pre- or post-arbitration, Viewer, visitor, member, subscriber or customer agrees to that the sole and proper jurisdiction to be the state of Michigan and county of Washtenaw. In the event that litigation is in a federal court, the proper court shall be the closest federal court to the Seller’s address.

APPLICABLE LAW

Viewer, visitor, member, subscriber or customer agrees that the applicable law to be applied shall, in all cases, be that of the state of Michigan.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Wolverine Nature Co.
2909 Trillium Lane
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48103

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