Terms of Use

COMIC CARTEL™ WEBSITE TERMS OF USE

EFFECTIVE DATE: APRIL 1, 2014 This website, www.comiccartel.io (the “CC Website”), is owned and operated by Comic Cartel LLC (referred to as "CC”, "we," "us" or "our"), a limited liability company organized under the laws of Minnesota. PLEASE READ THESE TERMS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THE CC WEBSITE. By using this CC Website you agree to these terms of use (the “Terms”). If you do not agree to the Terms, please do not use the CC Website. We reserve the right, at our discretion, to change, modify, add or remove portions of the Terms at any time. Please check these terms periodically for changes. Your continued use of the CC Website following the posting of changes to the Terms will mean you accept those changes.

THE CC WEBSITE

The CC Website, including but not limited to all text, graphics, logos, icons, images, data, graphs, audio, videos, computer programs and other material and information contained on, or utilized in the provision of, the CC Website is the property of CC, its participants, suppliers and/or its licensors and is protected by copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, patents or other proprietary rights. CC hereby grants you a limited, nonexclusive, non-transferable, personal license to use the CC Website for personal or, informational purposes only. Except as expressly authorized by CC in writing, you may not use, copy, distribute, modify or create derivative works from, disclose, display, transmit, or post or any portion of the CC Website for any purpose or “frame" or "mirror" the CC Website on any other server or wireless or Internet-based device. All rights not expressly granted herein are reserved to CC, its suppliers and/or its licensors. To use certain features of the CC Website or participate in certain activities sponsored by CC, we might ask you to register as a user, participant or customer. If so requested, each CC Website user must: (1) personally provide true, accurate, current and complete information on the CC Website's registration form (collectively, the "Registration Data") and (2) maintain and promptly update the Registration Data as necessary to keep it true, accurate, current and complete. If, after investigation, CC has reasonable grounds to suspect that any user's information is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, CC may suspend or terminate any and all current or future use of the CC Website by that user. A user may receive passwords and account designations upon completing certain CC Website registration processes and is wholly responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of such passwords or designations.

CONTENT SUBMISSIONS

All information, data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages, or any other materials whatsoever, whether posted or transmitted to CC or the CC Website, shall be collectively referred to as the “Content.” The submitting user retains ownership of Content. Notwithstanding the user’s ownership, the submitting user grants CC a royalty-free, world-wide perpetual, non-exclusive, irrevocable, transferable license to CC to use, reproduce, publish, distribute and display such Content solely on or through the CC Website. CC has not, and will not, review, monitor or edit the Content for accuracy, timeliness, integrity or completeness. CC shall have the right (but not the obligation) in its sole discretion to refuse or delete any Content that it considers to violate the Terms or be otherwise illegal. CC, in its sole and absolute discretion, may preserve Content and may also disclose Content if required to do so by law, judicial or governmental mandate or, to protect the rights, property, or personal safety of CC Website users and the public.

RULES FOR CONTENT SUBMISSION

We ask you to follow these rules when submitting or posting Content: (1) you shall not upload to, distribute through or otherwise publish through the CC Website any Content that is libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, abusive, that would constitute or encourage a criminal offense or that would otherwise give rise to liability or violate any law; (2) you shall not use the CC Website to post Content that promotes racism, bigotry, hatred or physical harm of any kind against any group or individual, or that could be harmful to minors or that harasses or advocates harassment of another person; (3) you will use this CC Website only in a manner consistent with all laws and regulations and in accordance with the Terms; (4) you will not impersonate any person or entity, misrepresent any affiliation with another person, entity, or association, use false IP addresses or headers, or otherwise conceal your identity from CC; (5) you will only submit Content for which you have the copyright or other specific permission to distribute; and (6) you will not violate, plagiarize, or infringe on the rights of third parties including copyright, trademark, trade secret, privacy, publicity or proprietary rights. CC shall not be liable in any way for any Content.

CHILDREN

The CC Website is not intended for use by children. If you are under 13, you may not submit or post any information or material on the CC Website or otherwise provide such information to CC, including but not limited to personally identifiable information.

TERMINATION

CC may terminate your use of the CC Website for: (1) breach of these Terms; (2) your abuse of CC Website resources or attempt to gain unauthorized entry to the CC Website; or (3) as required by law, regulation, court or governing agency order. CC's termination of any user's access to the CC Website may be effected without notice and, on such termination, CC may immediately bar any further access to the CC Website. CC shall not be liable to any user or other third party for any termination of that user's access to the CC Website. In the event of termination, CC reserves the right to delete or save a user’s Content at CC’s sole discretion.

LINKS

The CC Website may provide links to other websites. CC exercises no control whatsoever over such other websites and is not responsible or liable for the availability, content, advertising, products or other materials on such websites. Your access and use of such linked websites, including information, material, products and services therein, is solely at your own risk.

LIMITED WARRANTY AND DISCLAIMER; LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

EACH USER'S USE OF THE CC WEBSITE IS AT HIS OR HER SOLE RISK. THE CC WEBSITE IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. CC EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. CC SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES RESULTING FROM ANY USER'S USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE CC WEBSITE. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES OR THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. ACCORDINGLY, SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

TRADEMARK INFORMATION

"Comic Cartel” is a trademark of CC. All other marks, names, and logos mentioned on the CC Website are the property of CC or their respective owners. Your use of the CC trademarks and other marks, names and logos set forth on the CC Website without prior written consent is strictly prohibited.

COPYRIGHTS

CC respects the intellectual property rights of others, and requires that the people who use the CC Website do the same. It is our policy to respond promptly to claims of intellectual property misuse. If you believe that your work has been copied and is accessible on this CC Website in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, you may notify us by providing our copyright agent with the following information in writing: (1) the electronic or physical signature of the owner of the copyright or the person authorized to act on the owner's behalf; (2) identification of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed; (3) identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing and information reasonably sufficient to permit CC to locate the material, including the full URL; (4) your name, address, telephone number, and email address; (5) a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and (6) a statement, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or are authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf. Our designated agent to receive notification of claimed infringement under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 is: John Roberts New Counsel, PLC 233 Park Avenue, Suite 203 Minneapolis, Minnesota 55415 612-659-8443 [email protected]

PRIVACY

CC agrees to treat your private personally identifiable information in accordance with the terms of our then current privacy policy, which is incorporated herein for all purposes, and which is available for review on the privacy policy page or by sending an e-mail request to: [email protected]

PURCHASE OF CC PRODUCTS

Your purchase of CC products is subject to the following terms of sale.

GENERAL INFORMATION

The Terms (including the above described privacy policy), constitute the entire agreement between each user and CC and govern each user's use of the CC Website, superseding any prior agreements. The Terms and the relationship between each user and CC shall be governed by the laws of the State of Minnesota without regard to its conflict of law provisions and each party shall submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the state or federal courts located within Hennepin County, Minnesota. This CC Website is controlled and operated by CC from its offices within the State of Minnesota, United States of America. CC makes no representation that materials in the CC Website are appropriate or available for use in other locations. Those who choose to access this CC Website from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable. The United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods will not apply to these Terms. These Terms shall be drafted and construed in English. Les parties aux présentes ont exigé que le présent contrat soit rédigé en langue anglaise. If any provision of the Terms is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties' intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of the Terms remain in full force and effect. Nothing herein shall be deemed to create an agency, partnership, joint venture, employee-employer or franchisor-franchisee relationship of any kind between CC and any user.