Last updated: June 20th, 2018
Agreement between you and The Riveter, Inc.
Depending on how you use the Services, you may also be subject to additional terms or conditions. For example, if you are a member who uses our physical coworking space and member-only web- or app- based services, you are also subject to the The Riveter membership agreement.
Visiting the Site or the App or sending emails to The Riveter constitutes electronic communications. You consent to receive electronic communications and you agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically, via email and on the Site or the App, satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.
If you use the Services, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password and for restricting access to your computer, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password. You may not assign or otherwise transfer your account to any other person or entity. You acknowledge that The Riveter is not responsible for third-party access to your account that results from theft or misappropriation of your account. However, you could be held liable for any losses of The Riveter caused by unauthorized use of your account. The Riveter reserves the right to refuse or cancel the Service, suspend or terminate accounts, or remove or edit content in our sole discretion.
The Riveter does not knowingly collect, either online or offline, information from persons under the age of thirteen. If you are under thirteen, please do not use our Services.
Links to third-party sites/third-party services
The Site and the App may contain links to other websites (“Linked Sites”). The Linked Sites are not under the control of The Riveter, and The Riveter is not responsible for the content of any Linked Site, including, without limitation, any link contained in a Linked Site, or any changes or updates to a Linked Site. The Riveter is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by The Riveter of the site or any association with its operators.
No unlawful or prohibited use
You are granted a non-exclusive, non-transferable, revocable license to access and use the Services, strictly in accordance with these Terms. As a condition of your use of the Services, you warrant to The Riveter that you will not use the Services for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms. You may not use the Services in any manner which could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Services or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the Services. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through the Services.
By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree that when using the Services, you will not:
Intellectual property and The Riveter Content
All content included as part of the Services, such as text, graphics, logos, images, as well as the compilation thereof, and any software used by the Services (collectively, “The Riveter Content”), is the property of The Riveter or its licensors and protected by copyright and other laws that protect intellectual property and proprietary rights. You agree to observe and abide by all copyright and other proprietary notices, legends or other restrictions contained in any such The Riveter Content and will not make any changes thereto.
You will not modify, publish, transmit, reverse engineer, participate in the transfer or sale, create derivative works, or in any way exploit any of The Riveter Content, in whole or in part, found on the Site or the App. The Riveter Content is not for resale. Your use of the Services does not entitle you to make any unauthorized use of any The Riveter Content, and in particular you will not delete or alter any proprietary rights or attribution notices in any The Riveter Content. You will use The Riveter Content solely for your personal use and will make no other use of The Riveter Content without the express written permission of The Riveter and/or our licensors. You agree that you do not acquire any ownership rights in any The Riveter Content. We do not grant you any licenses, express or implied, to the intellectual property of The Riveter or our licensors except as expressly authorized by these Terms.
Use of Communication Services
The Services may contain bulletin board services, chat areas, news groups, forums, communities, personal web pages, calendars, an online marketplace that you may choose to use to exchange information, or sell or buy products or services from others (the “Marketplace”), and/or other message or communication facilities designed to enable you to communicate with the public at large or with a group (collectively, the “Communication Services”), you agree to use the Communication Services only to post, send and receive messages and materials that are proper and related to the particular Communication Service and to abide by the Terms at all times when using the Communication Services.
Materials uploaded to a Communication Service may be subject to posted limitations on usage, reproduction and/or dissemination. You are responsible for adhering to such limitations if you upload the materials. The Riveter has no obligation to monitor the Communication Services. However, The Riveter reserves the right to review materials posted to a Communication Service and to remove any materials in its sole discretion. The Riveter reserves the right to terminate your access to any or all of the Communication Services at any time without notice for any reason whatsoever.
The Riveter reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, in The Riveter’s sole discretion.
Always use caution when giving out any personally identifying information about yourself or your children in any Communication Service. The Riveter does not control or endorse the content, messages or information found in any Communication Service and, therefore, The Riveter specifically disclaims any liability with regard to the Communication Services and any actions resulting from or in connection with your participation in any Communication Service. Managers and hosts of any particular Communication Service are not authorized The Riveter spokespersons, and their views do not necessarily reflect those of The Riveter.
In addition, if you use the Marketplace, you acknowledge and agree that (a) there are risks associated with utilizing an Internet-based marketplace and interacting with others in person; (b) The Riveter does not investigate or verify any user’s reputation, conduct, morality, criminal background, or any other information; (c) any transactions or dealings you decide to engage with another user are solely between you and such user; The Riveter is not a party to any of such transactions or dealings; (d) you are solely responsible for taking all necessary precautions when interacting with others, particularly when meeting in person; and (e) you are solely responsible for, and assume all risks related to using the Marketplace.
The Riveter does not claim ownership of the materials you provide to us, including feedback and suggestions, posts, uploads, input or other information you submit to the Services (collectively, “Submissions”). However, by posting, providing or submitting your Submission, you are granting The Riveter a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, sublicensable and transferable license to copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate, reformat or otherwise use your Submission, and to publish your name in connection with your Submission.
No compensation will be paid with respect to the use of your Submission, as provided herein. The Riveter is under no obligation to post or use any Submission you may provide and may remove any Submission at any time in The Riveter’s sole discretion.
By posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your Submission, you warrant and represent that (a) you own or otherwise control all of the rights to your Submission as described in this section, including, without limitation, all the rights necessary for you to provide, post, upload, input or submit the Submissions; and (b) your Submissions are in compliance with these Terms, including, without limitation, the requirements set forth in the “No unlawful or prohibited use” section above.
You will be able to connect your The Riveter account to third-party accounts (such as your accounts with Facebook, LinkedIn and/or Google). By connecting your The Riveter account to your third-party account(s), you acknowledge and agree that you are consenting to the continuous release of information about you to such third-party sites (in accordance with your privacy settings on those third-party sites). If you do not want information about you to be shared in this manner, please do not use this feature.
The Services are controlled, operated and administered by The Riveter from our offices within the United States. If you access the Services from a location outside the United States, you are responsible for compliance with all local laws. You agree that you will not access or use the Services, including, without limitation, The Riveter Content, in any country or in any manner prohibited by any applicable laws, restrictions or regulations.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless The Riveter, its officers, directors, employees, agents and, for any losses, costs, liabilities and expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) relating to or arising out of your use of or inability to use the Services, any Submissions made by you, your violation of any of these Terms or your violation of any rights of a third party, or your violation of any applicable laws, rules or regulations. The Riveter reserves the right, at its own cost, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will fully cooperate with The Riveter in asserting any available defenses.
THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES INCLUDED IN OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SERVICES MAY INCLUDE INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. CHANGES ARE PERIODICALLY ADDED TO THE INFORMATION HEREIN. THE RIVETER AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAY MAKE IMPROVEMENTS AND/OR CHANGES IN THE SERVICES AT ANY TIME.
THE RIVETER AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES ABOUT THE SUITABILITY, RELIABILITY, AVAILABILITY, TIMELINESS, AND ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS CONTAINED ON THE SITE AND THE APP FOR ANY PURPOSE. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, ALL SUCH INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OR CONDITION OF ANY KIND. THE RIVETER AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THIS INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL THE RIVETER AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THE SERVICES, WITH THE DELAY OR INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICES, THE PROVISION OF OR FAILURE TO PROVIDE THE SERVICES, OR FOR ANY INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS OBTAINED THROUGH THE SERVICES, OR OTHERWISE ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF THE SERVICES, WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF THE RIVETER OR ANY OF ITS SUPPLIERS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. BECAUSE SOME STATES/JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH ANY PORTION OF THE SERVICES, OR WITH ANY OF THESE TERMS, YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USING THE SERVICES.
The Riveter reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to the Services or any portion thereof at any time, without notice. To the maximum extent permitted by law, these Terms are governed by the laws of the State of Washington and you hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of courts in Washington (without regard to its conflict of laws principals) in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of the Services. Use of the Services is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these Terms, including, without limitation, this section. In addition, we each agree that any dispute resolution proceedings will be conducted only on an individual basis and not in a class, consolidated or representative action, and we each waive any right to a jury trial.
You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and The Riveter as a result of these Terms or use of the Services. The Riveter’s performance of these Terms is subject to existing laws and legal process, and nothing contained in these Terms is in derogation of The Riveter’s right to comply with governmental, court and law enforcement requests or requirements relating to your use of the Services or information provided to or gathered by The Riveter with respect to such use. If any part of these Terms is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law, including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set forth above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of these Terms shall continue in effect.
Changes to Terms
The Riveter reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to change the Terms under which the Services are offered. The most current version of the Terms will supersede all previous versions. The Riveter encourages you to periodically review the Terms to stay informed of our updates. Your continued use of the Services following the effective date of such changes will constitute your acceptance of such changes. If you do not agree to any amended Terms, you must discontinue using the Services.
Digital Millennium Copyright Act
If you are a copyright owner or an agent thereof and believe that any content infringes upon your copyrights, you may submit a notification pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act ("DMCA") by providing our Copyright Agent with the following information in writing (see 17 U.S.C 512(c)(3) for further detail):
You may direct copyright infringement notifications to our DMCA Agent at The Riveter, Inc., 1517 12th Ave, Suite 101, Seattle, WA 98122, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Riveter welcomes your questions or comments regarding the Terms:
The Riveter, Inc.
1517 12th Ave
Seattle, Washington 98122