SJV Connect 2.0 - Terms of Use

The following Terms of Use outline your obligations when using the SJV website. You can also review our Privacy Policy, which outlines our obligations and practices towards handling any personal information that you may provide to us.

1. ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS

The web pages available at sjvassoc.com, and all linked pages ("Site"), are owned and operated by SJV & Associates, LLC ("SJV"), and is accessed by you under the Terms of Use described below ("Terms of Use").

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THE SERVICES. BY ACCESSING THIS SITE OR USING ANY PART OF THE SITE OR ANY CONTENT OR SERVICES (AS EACH IS DEFINED BELOW) ON THE SITE, YOU AGREE TO BECOME BOUND BY THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO ALL THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, THEN YOU MAY NOT ACCESS THE SITE OR USE THE CONTENT OR ANY SERVICES IN THE SITE. SJV'S ACCEPTANCE IS EXPRESSLY CONDITIONED UPON YOUR ASSENT TO ALL OF THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, TO THE EXCLUSION OF ALL OTHER TERMS; IF THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS ARE CONSIDERED AN OFFER BY SJV, ACCEPTANCE IS EXPRESSLY LIMITED TO THESE TERMS.

2. MODIFICATIONS OF TERMS OF USE

SJV reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify or replace the Terms of Use at any time. If the alterations constitute a material change to the Terms of Use, SJV will notify you by posting an announcement on the Site. What constitutes a "material change" will be determined at SJV's sole discretion, in good faith and using common sense and reasonable judgment. You shall be responsible for reviewing and becoming familiar with any such modifications. Use of the Services by you following such notification constitutes your acceptance of the terms and conditions of the Terms of Use as modified.

3. DESCRIPTION OF SERVICE

Subject to full compliance with the Terms of Use, SJV may offer to provide certain services and content, as described more fully on the Site, ("Services"). Services shall include, but not be limited to, any service and content SJV performs for you, as well as the offering of any materials displayed, transmitted or performed on the Site or through the Services (including, but not limited to text, user comments, messages, information, data, graphics, news articles, photographs, images, illustrations, software, audio clips and video clips, also known as the "Content"). SJV may change, suspend or discontinue the Services including any Content for any reason, at any time, including the availability of any feature or content. SJV may also impose limits on certain features and services or restrict your access to parts or all of the Services without notice or liability.

4. YOUR REGISTRATION OBLIGATIONS

As a condition to using Services, you are required to use a “strong” password and e-mail address ("SJV User ID"). You may not (i) select or use as a SJV User ID a name of another person with the intent to impersonate that person; (ii) use as a SJV User ID a name subject to any rights of a person other than you without appropriate authorization; or (iii) use as a SJV User ID a name that is otherwise offensive, vulgar or obscene. SJV reserves the right to refuse registration of, or cancel a SJV User ID in its discretion. You shall be responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your SJV password.  Passwords will expire every 90 days for security reasons.  You will need to reset a new password when asked.

Services are available only to individuals acting on their own behalf or as an authorized employee or representative of a corporation or other business entity. If you do not so qualify, do not attempt to use the Services.

5. USER CONDUCT

As a condition of use, you promise not to use the Services for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms of Use, or any other purpose not reasonably intended by SJV.

6. COPYRIGHT COMPLAINTS

SJV respects the intellectual property of others. It is SJV's policy to respond expeditiously to claims of copyright and other intellectual property infringement.

7. SJV PRIVACY POLICY

SJV's current privacy policy is available at sjvassoc.com/privacy (the "Privacy Policy"), which is incorporated by this reference.

8. INDEMNITY

You will indemnify and hold harmless SJV, its subsidiaries, affiliates, customers, vendors, officers and employees from any liability, damage or cost (including reasonable attorneys. fees and cost) from (i) any claim or demand made by any third party due to or arising out of your access to the Site, use of the Services, violation of the Terms of Use by you, or the infringement by you, or any third party using your account or SJV User ID, of any intellectual property or other right of any person or entity.

9. WARRANTY DISCLAIMERS

You acknowledge that the service, content, and site are provided on an "as is" basis, without warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including, without limitation, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement.

10. LINKS

The Services may provide, or third parties may provide, links to other World Wide Web sites or resources. Because SJV has no control over such sites and resources, you acknowledge and agree that SJV is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any Content, advertising, products or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. You further acknowledge and agree that SJV shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such Content, goods or services available on or through any such site or resource.

11. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

IN NO EVENT SHALL SJV OR ITS SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE UNDER CONTRACT, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER LEGAL THEORY (I) WITH RESPECT TO THE SITE, THE SERVICE OR ANY CONTENT FOR ANY LOST PROFITS OR SPECIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER.

12. TERMINATION

SJV may terminate or suspend any and all Services and your SJV account immediately, without prior notice or liability, if you breach any of the terms or conditions of the Terms of Use or fail to make payments as stated in your Agreement. Upon termination of your account, your right to use the Services will immediately cease. If you wish to terminate your SJV account, you shall follow the terms of the Agreement by providing 30 days written notification. All provisions of the Terms of Use which by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity and limitations of liability.

13. MISCELLANEOUS

No agency, partnership, joint venture, or employment is created as a result of the Terms of Use and you do not have any authority of any kind to bind SJV in any respect whatsoever. The failure of either party to exercise in any respect any right provided for herein shall not be deemed a waiver of any further rights hereunder. SJV shall not be liable for any failure to perform its obligations hereunder where such failure results from any cause beyond SJV's reasonable control, including, without limitation, mechanical, electronic or communications failure or degradation (including "line-noise" interference). If any provision of the Terms of Use is found to be unenforceable or invalid, that provision shall be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary so that the Terms of Use shall otherwise remain in full force and effect and enforceable. The Terms of Use is not assignable, transferable or sublicensable by you except with SJV's prior written consent. SJV may transfer, assign or delegate the Terms of Use and its rights and obligations without consent. The Terms of Use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the state of Georgia. Both parties agree that the Terms of Use is the complete and exclusive statement of the mutual understanding of the parties and supersedes and cancels all previous written and oral agreements, communications and other understandings relating to the subject matter of the Terms of Use, and that all modifications must be in a writing signed by both parties, except as otherwise provided herein.

14. TRADEMARKS

SJV graphics, logos, designs, page headers, button icons, scripts, and service names are registered trademarks, trademarks or trade dress of SJV in the U.S. and/or other countries. SJV's trademarks and trade dress may not be used, including as part of trademarks and/or as part of domain names, in connection with any product or service in any manner that is likely to cause confusion. The images and icons available in the SJV icon pack may used by partner and third party sites in connection with providing appropriate "SJV" links to the SJV site.