Welcome to the Stine website. By using the www.stinehome.com website we operate, you are agreeing to abide by the Terms and Conditions below. So please take a minute to see what you are agreeing to.
1. MINIMUM AGE REQUIREMENT
The Site is intended for use by persons who are at least 18 years old, or the legal age required to form a binding contract in your jurisdiction if that age is greater than 18. By using the Site, you represent and warrant that you are at least 18 years old and of legal age to form a binding contract. If you are under 18, you may use the Site only with the permission and involvement of a parent or guardian.
3. PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS; PRICING; TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS
We are not unerring, and therefore we do not warrant that product specifications, pricing, or other content on the Site is complete, accurate, or error-free. In the event of any errors relating to the pricing or specifications of any product, Stine shall have the right to refuse or cancel any orders. If we charged your credit card prior to cancellation, we will issue a credit to your account in the amount of the charge.
4. RISK OF LOSS
All items purchased from Stine site are made pursuant to a shipment contract. This means that the risk of loss and title for such items pass to you upon delivery to the carrier.
5. ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS
You agree to electronic communication for all of your transactions and communication with Stine site. You agree that allpostings, notices, disclosures, or other communications that we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirements that such communications be in writing.
6. NOTICES AND CONTACT INFORMATION; COPYRIGHT COMPLAINTS
Except as otherwise provided in these Terms,Stine will give you any notices by posting them on the Site, and you agree that such posting will constitute effective notice. You authorize Stine to send notices (including without limitation notice of subpoenas or other legal process, if any) via electronic mail as well if Stine decides, in its sole discretion, to do so. You agree to keep your address current and that notice provided by Stine to the address that you have most recently provided will constitute effective notice. Stine’s address for Legal Notices is:
1509 S. Huntington Street
Sulphur, LA 70663
7. MODIFICATIONS TO TERMS AND SITE
8. POSTING CONTENT ON THE SITE; REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES
You agree to be liable for any content posted using your Account and for any transactions associated with your Account. By displaying or publishing (“posting”) any content on the Site, including without limitation text, audio, video, pictures, graphics, music, sound clips, images,likenesses, personal information and other works of authorship (collectively,“Content”), you warrant and represent that (a) you own all rights in your Content and the performance contained in your Content or, alternatively, you have acquired all necessary rights in your Content to enable you to grant to Stine the rights in your Content described herein and for us to exercise therights with respect to such Content that you grant herein; (b) you are the individual pictured, depicted, and/or heard in your Content, or, alternatively,you have obtained permission (and, if applicable, publicity rights) from each person (including consent from parents or guardians for any individual underthe age of eighteen (18)) who appears and/or is heard in your Content to grant the rights to Stine described herein; and (c) your Content is not defamatory innature, does not infringe the intellectual property rights, privacy, rights to publicity or any other legal or moral rights of any third party.
9. OWNERSHIP OF RIGHTS; LICENSE RIGHTS
You hereby grant to Stine a permanent,worldwide, royalty-free, freely transferable, freely sublicensable (through unlimited levels of sublicense), non-exclusive license to use, reproduce,modify, adapt, transmit, distribute, publicly perform and display (including in each case by means of a digital audio transmission), and create derivative works of the Content, in any form, media, or technology now known or later developed. You also hereby waive any moral rights you may have in such Contentunder the laws of any jurisdiction. You agree that we may (but are not obligated to) display your Content, and your username or your actual name (according to the preferences you select at the time that you register) along with your Content. You acknowledge that the posting of your Content for any period of time is sufficient consideration for the license granted herein to Stine.
10. PROHIBITED CONDUCT
You agree not to post to the Site any Content or any other materials whatsoever that is or could appear to be: (a) untrue,misleading, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory,vulgar, obscene, libelous, invasive to another person’s privacy or protected data, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable; (b)infringing or alleged to be infringing upon a third party’s intellectual property rights, including any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright,right of publicity, or other proprietary rights of any party, including,without limitation, any Content that is the subject of any third party claim of infringement; (c) of a type that you do not have a right to transmit under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships, such as inside information and proprietary and confidential information; (d) unsolicited, undisclosed or unauthorized advertising; (e) software viruses or any other computer code,files, or programs designed to interrupt, destroy, or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment; (f) data or information obtained through access that was not authorized by the owner of the data or information, or with respect to which such posting would constitute unauthorized use; or (g) in violation of any applicable local, state, nationalor international law, regulation, or statute (including export laws). You agree not to do, or attempt to do, any of the following, subject to applicable law:(a) alter information on or obtained from the Site; (b) tamper with postings,registration information, profiles, submissions or Content of other users; (c)use any robot, spider, scraper or other automated means or interface not provided by us to access the Site or extract data or gather or use information,such as email addresses, available from the Site or transmit any unsolicited advertising, “junk mail,” “spam,” or “chain letters”; (d) frame any part of the Site, or link to the Site, or otherwise make it look like you have a relationship to us or that we have endorsed you or your Content for any purpose except as expressly permitted in writing by Stine; (e) impersonate or misrepresent your affiliation with any person or entity; (f) bypass or circumvent measures employed to prevent or limit access to any area, content or code of the Site (except as otherwise expressly permitted by law); (g) take any action which might impose a significant burden (as determined by us) on the Site’s infrastructure or performance, or send to or otherwise impact us or the Site (or anything or anyone else) with harmful, illegal, deceptive or disruptive code such as a virus, “spyware,” “adware” or other code that could adversely impact the Site or any recipient.
11. MONITORING OF SITE CONTENT
We are under no obligation to restrict or monitor Site Content in any way. YOU UNDERSTAND AND ACKNOWLEDGE THAT STINE DOES NOT REGULARLY MONITOR THE ACCURACY OR RELIABILITY OF CONTENT AND THAT USE OF THE SITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. Not withstanding the foregoing, we reserve the right to modify or remove any Content at any time. Any opinions, advice, statements, services, offers, or other information or Content expressed or made available by third parties, including other users, are those of the respective author(s) or distributor(s) and not of Stine. Stine neither endorses nor is responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any opinion, advice, information, or statement made on this site by anyone other than authorized Stine employees acting in their official capacities.
12. PROTECTION OF SITE CONTENT
Our Site is protected by U.S. and international intellectual property laws, which you agree to respect. All content on the Site, including but not limited to text, logos, icons, images, graphics, audio clips, compilations, and downloads, as well as the collection,arrangement, and assembly of such content, is the exclusive property of Stine or its content suppliers. All software used on the Site is the property of Stine or its software suppliers.
13. TERMINATION OR CANCELLATION
You agree that we may, at any time and at oursole discretion, with or without cause or any notice to you, terminate these Terms, your access to the Site, and/or your Account, or suspend or block your access to the Site. You will still be liable for any breaches of these Termsand/or obligations incurred before the Terms end. If you use the Site after termination of these Terms, that use will constitute your agreement to theTerms then posted on the Site. Stine may continue to exploit electronic or printed materials it has created, or developed specific plans to create, that contain such Content according to the terms contained in Section 8 with respect to removal or modification of Content previously posted on the Site.
14. DEALINGS WITH MERCHANTS; LINKS
16. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
THE SITE MAY CONTAIN ADVICE, OPINIONS, INSTRUCTIONS AND STATEMENTS FROM STINE, ITS USERS AND OTHER CONTENT AND INFORMATION PROVIDERS. THIS CONTENT IS INTENDED TO BE USED FOR INFORMATIONAL AND ENTERTAINMENT PURPOSES ONLY. YOU USE THE SITE AND CONTENT AT YOUR OWN RISK.THE SITE IS PROVIDED BY STINE ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, STINE MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE OPERATION OF THE SITE OR THE INFORMATION OR CONTENT INCLUDED ON THE SITE. STINE MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES THAT THE SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, ERROR-FREE, VIRUS-FREE,SECURE, OR TIMELY. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, STINE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED REPRESENTATIONS,WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE,TITLE, NON- INFRINGEMENT AND THOSE ARISING FROM A COURSE OF DEALING, TRADE,USAGE OR PERFORMANCE. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON IMPLIEDWARRANTIES, AND THEREFORE SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.EXCLUSION OF DAMAGES; LIMITATION OF LIABILITY TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTEDBY LAW, YOU AGREE THAT NEITHER STINE, NOR ITS SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES,OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, ATTORNEYS AND SUPPLIERS, NOR EACH OFTHEIR RESPECTIVE SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS, WILL BE LIABLE TO YOU AND/OR ANY OTHERPERSON FOR DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, SPECIAL ORCONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS, LOST REVENUE, LOSS OF DATA, LOSS OFPRIVACY, LOSS OF GOODWILL OR ANY OTHER LOSSES, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THEPOSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES AND EVEN IN THE EVENT OF FAULT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE) OR STRICT OR PRODUCT LIABILITY. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, IN NO EVENT WILL THE AGGREGATE LIABILITY TO YOU OF STINE AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES,AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, ATTORNEYS, AND SUPPLIERS AND EACH OF THEIR RESPECTIVE SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS EXCEED, IN TOTAL, THEAMOUNTS PAID BY YOU TO US.
17. ADDITIONAL TERMS
NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY OF FILTERING SOFTWARE
All users are hereby informed by the provider of this interactive computer service that parental control protections (such as computer hardware, software, or filtering services) are commercially available that may assist in limiting access to material that is harmful to minors. A report detailing some of those protections can be found at http://www.ntia.doc.gov/ntiahome/ntiageneral/cipa2003/index.html (Children’s InternetProtection Act: Report on the Effectiveness of Internet Protection Measures andSafety Policies).
NOTICE: NO HARVESTING OR DICTIONARY ATTACKS ALLOWED STINE WILL NOT GIVE, SELL, OR OTHERWISE TRANSFER ADDRESSES MAINTAINED BY STINE TO ANY OTHER PARTY FOR THE PURPOSES OF INITIATING, OR ENABLING OTHERS TO INITIATE, ELECTRONIC MAIL MESSAGES EXCEPT AS AUTHORIZED BY APPROPRIATE STINE PERSONNEL OR POLICIES. EXCEPT FOR PARTIES AUTHORIZED TO HAVE ADDRESSES MAINTAINED BY STINE, PERSONS MAY VIOLATE FEDERAL LAW IF THEY: (1) INITIATE THETRANSMISSION TO STINE COMPUTERS OR DEVICES OF A COMMERCIAL ELECTRONIC MAIL MESSAGE (AS DEFINED IN THE U.S. “CAN-SPAM ACT OF 2003”) THAT DOES NOT MEET THE MESSAGE TRANSMISSION REQUIREMENTS OF THAT ACT; OR (2) ASSIST IN THE ORIGINATION OF SUCH MESSAGES THROUGH THE PROVISION OR SELECTION OF ADDRESSES TO WHICH THE MESSAGES WILL BE TRANSMITTED.
NOTICE RE TRADEMARKS
The trademark “Stine” and all other trademarks used in the Site are owned or used under license by Stine and its affiliated organizations. The names of third parties and their products mentioned may be their trademarks. You may not use any of the above or other trademarks displayed on the Site or in any Site content. All rights are reserved.
NOTICE RE COPYRIGHT OWNERSHIP: © STINE, LLC.U.S.A. All rights reserved.
All content on the Site is subject to intellectual property rights, contractual or other protection. The intellectual property rights are owned by us or our licensors. No content may be copied,distributed, republished, uploaded, posted or transmitted in any way except as provided expressly in the Terms or with our prior express written consent. Modification or use of the materials for any other purpose may violate intellectual property rights.