Terms and Conditions

Acceptance of Terms

This website is owned and operated by Chute Gerdeman, Inc., an Ohio corporation, dba Chute Gerdeman. These Terms and Conditions shall apply equally to this website, the Gerdeblog and any other website or blog owned or operated by Chute Gerdeman, Inc. or any entity owned or controlled or affiliated with Chute Gerdeman, Inc. all of whom shall be collectively referred to hereinafter as “Chute”.  Your use of this website or any other owned, operated or controlled by Chute shall constitute your acceptance of these Terms and Conditions.

Restrictions of Use of Materials

No image, content, material or any other matter of any kind or nature whatsoever appearing on this website or any other owned, operated or controlled by Chute (collectively, “Material”) may be copied, reproduced, downloaded, posted, transmitted, hyperlinked, distributed or redistributed in any manner without the express written consent of Chute. If you would like to so use any such material, you may request permission here or by written request to Image Request, c/o Chute Gerdeman, Inc., 455 S. Ludlow St., Columbus, Ohio 43215. Chute expressly reserves all rights to the Material. Your use of the Material for commercial purposes, except as provided herein, is expressly prohibited. Your unauthorized use of any image displayed by Chute may violate the copyright or trademark laws, the laws or privacy, the right of publicity or other state or federal statutes or regulations.

Copyrights and Trademarks

The copyrights, trademarks, service marks, logos, icons and domain names appearing from time to time on this website or any other owned, operated or controlled by Chute are the exclusive property of Chute or the third party that allowed Chute to display such item herein or thereon. No license or right to use any such protected material shall be implied by you due to such display herein or thereon or your use of this website or any other owned, operated or controlled by Chute, without the express written consent of Chute or the third party which owns the copyright, trademark, service mark, logo, icon or domain name.

No Responsibility for Third Party Content

Chute has designed its websites by including links to other websites based exclusively on their topical content and specifically advises the user that Chute has not reviewed or approved of any of the materials contained on those external sites. Chute shall not be responsible for the content of an external site, and Chute’s decision to include a link to the same shall not be construed as an endorsement of the same.  Chute encourages you to review both the Terms and Conditions and the Privacy Policy of each external site that you visit. Further, Chute cannot and does not bear any responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, reliability, timeliness or appropriateness for your specific situation or challenges of the content contained on any third party website.

Disclaimer

Chute expressly disclaims the accuracy, suitability for your needs, completeness, reliability, timeliness or error free status of any opinion or content contained on this website or any other owned, operated or controlled by CHUTE. CHUTE DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR LACK OF INFRINGEMENT.

Limitation of Liability

Chute shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, consequential, special or punitive damages or lost profits arising from or related to your use of this website or any other owned, operated or controlled by Chute, including but not limited to any damage to your computer, computer system or hardware or software or any alleged defamation, infringement, loss of data or business interruption by Chute or any third party using this website or any other owned, operated or controlled by Chute.

Indemnity and Release

You shall indemnify and hold Chute, its officers, directors and employees harmless from and against any loss, cost, expense, damage, liabilities or claim, including but not limited to Chute’s reasonable attorney fees, arising directly or indirectly from: (a) your use of this website or any other owned, operated or controlled by Chute; (b) your violation of these Terms and Conditions; (c) your violation of the right of any third party, including but not limited to the their trademark or copyright rights and their rights of privacy or publicity; and (d) any claim or contention that any of your submission of comments or other material constitutes defamation or damage to any third party. These indemnities shall survive your period of use of the Chute websites and these Terms and Conditions.

Privacy Policy

The terms and conditions of Chute’s Privacy Policy are incorporated herein by this reference. Your use of this website or any other owned, operated or controlled by Chute shall constitute your acceptance of Chute’s Privacy Policy.

Revisions

Chute reserves the right to revise these Terms and Conditions from time to time at Chute’s sole and absolute discretion. Your use ofthis website or any other owned, operated or controlled by Chute after the date of such revision shall constitute your acceptance of such revised Terms and Conditions. As such, Chute encourages you to review these Terms and Conditions and note the “Last Modified “date from time to time.

Minors

If you have authorized a minor to use this website or any other owned, operated or controlled by Chute, you are responsible for the minor’s online conduct, controlling the minor’s access to materials and websites and the consequences of any misuse by the minor. You acknowledge that some material may be inappropriate for minors. Chute encourages you to make use of parental controls that are commercially available to prevent minor’s access to inappropriate material.

Jurisdiction and Forum

Any matter or legal dispute regarding this website and any other owned, operated or controlled by Chute shall be governed by the laws of Ohio and any action or claim regarding the same shall be brought only in the courts of Franklin County, Ohio.

 

Last Modified On: March 23rd, 2011