THIS DOCUMENT CONTAINS VERY IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING YOUR RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS, AS WELL AS CONDITIONS, LIMITATIONS AND EXCLUSIONS THAT APPLY TO YOU AS A RETAILER (AS DEFINED BELOW) OR AN ORIGINATOR (AS DEFINED BELOW) (EACH DEFINED AS “YOU” OR “YOUR” AS THE CONTEXT MAY REQUIRE). PLEASE READ THESE TERMS CAREFULLY.
AS A RETAILER OR AN ORIGINATOR, AND BY USING THE SERVICES ON THIS WEBSITE, YOU ACCEPT AND ARE BOUND BY THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS.
AS A GATING ITEM, YOU MAY NOT ORDER OR OBTAIN SERVICES FROM THIS WEBSITE IF YOU (A) DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS, (B) ARE NOT THE OLDER OF (i) AT LEAST 18 YEARS OF AGE OR (ii) LEGAL AGE TO FORM A BINDING CONTRACT WITH AMBER ENGINE LLC (“AMBER ENGINE”), OR (C) ARE PROHIBITED FROM ACCESSING OR USING THIS WEBSITE OR ANY OF THIS WEBSITE’S CONTENTS OR SERVICES BY APPLICABLE LAW.
These terms and conditions (these “Terms”) apply to the purchase, sale, and use of all services (the “Services”), including the purchase, sale, and use of all Services through http://www.amberengine.com (the “Site”).
These Terms govern your use of the Site and Services, and are subject to change by Amber Engine, (referred to as “us”, “we”, or “our” as the context may require) without prior written notice at any time, in our sole discretion. The latest version of these Terms will be posted on this Site, and you should review these Terms prior to using the Services or purchasing any product or services that are available through this Site. Your continued use of this Site or Services a er a posted change in these Terms will constitute your acceptance of, and agreement to, such changes.
Among other things, the Services may include a B2B cloudbased platform for connecting product originators (e.g., manufacturers, suppliers, wholesalers, distributors, importers, and the like) (“Originators”) with retailers (e.g., retailers (online or otherwise), distributors, resellers, marketplaces, and the like) (“Retailers”) of home furnishings and décor; specializing in the collection, augmentation, enhancement and distribution of product data and related imagery.
You agree and acknowledge that Amber Engine is simply an enterprise content management platform that utilizes technologies, methods, and tools for gathering, storing, archiving and providing electronic product data and related content and imagery.
The Services provide a platform for our users who sign up as Retailers to access data that our Originators have provided (e.g., manufacturer product data, brand imagery, and the like) (“Originator Data”). As a Retailer, you may also request access to brands that our Originators have not provided in our Site. Our platform may also provide means for you to add custom product data, descriptive product information, personalized imagery, and the like as additional content into the catalog management area (“Custom Retailer Data”). Remember, Retailers, it is your sole responsibility to utilize the Site appropriately to ensure that all Originator Data and Custom Retailer Data (collectively, “Data”) is accurate and correctly represented. During the Term, we hereby grant you a limited, non-sub-licensable, non-transferable, and non-exclusive license to use the Site and Services to access Data accessible by you pursuant to these Terms and only in connection with the Services o ered to you through the Site.
We will use reasonable efforts to allow you to export your materials, that are stored on our Site, in supported output export formats, but you agree that we are not responsible or liable for any issues or mistakes associated with such export formats, and we expressly waive all liability related thereto.
You agree that any permi ed use of Data, including use of any particular Originator’s Data, exported by you from Amber Engine is limited to exclusive use by you, or by third parties working on your behalf, to support the resale of products and services by you pursuant to your agreement with the particular Originator. For certainty, sharing, distributing, or syndicating Data is expressly prohibited.
The Services provide a platform for our users who sign up as Originators to provide the Originator Data that our Retailers seek. As an Originator, we may permit you to utilize and make available for distribution by us, the Site, and our Retailers your Originator Data that you upload to the Site.
You agree to, and acknowledge, the following:
(a) all right, title, and interest in and to all Data that is uploaded to the Site (“Uploaded Data”) is owned by the party (“Uploader”) that uploaded such Uploaded Data. For certainty, Amber Engine does not own the Originator Data or the Custom Retailer Data uploaded to the Site;
(b) you are solely responsible, and we are not responsible whatsoever, for any and all liability related to your Uploaded Data;
(c) you are solely responsible for your use or provision of any and all Data (whether erroneous or inaccurate) and you hereby agree to indemnify, protect, defend, and hold harmless Amber Engine, its shareholders, agents, representatives, and employees, from any liability whatsoever (including without limitation attorney’s fees and court costs), including any claim or suit, threatened or actual, arising from your usage of any Data or the Services;
(d) you hereby grant, and agree to grant, to Amber Engine a worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, fully paid-up, freely sub-licensable and transferable, right and license to use, host, store, reproduce, modify, create derivative works, communicate, publish, publicly perform, publicly display, and distribute your Uploaded Data (the “License”);
(e) you have the full right and authority to grant the License to us for any of your Uploaded Data, and our use of the License does not, and will not, infringe the intellectual property rights of any third party;
(f) all right, title, and interest in and to all Data that is not uploaded by you to the Site (“Third Party Data”) is not owned by you, and such Data is owned by Amber Engine or a third party, and any enhancements, improvements, derivative works, or modi cations that you make to any such Third Party Data is owned by us or by such third party, and you agree that any distribution of any Third Party Data outside of the Site, in any form or by any means, constitutes a material breach of these Terms;
(g) all right, title, and interest in and to all modifications to any Uploaded Data (“Modified Uploaded Data”) is owned by the party making such modi cations, and Uploader does not have any right, unless agreed to in writing by the party making such modi cations, to any Modified Uploaded Data; and
(h) any distribution of any Data or Modified Uploaded Data from the Site, other than by Amber Engine, in any form or by any means, constitutes a material breach of these Terms.
You acknowledge and agree that any use of Uploaded Data exported or distributed (i) by you, (ii) from Amber Engine, and (iii) to third parties, is limited to use by third parties working on your behalf to support the sale of products and services by you pursuant to your agreement with the particular Uploader of such Uploaded Data. For certainty, we have the right, but not the obligation, to monitor the distribution of Data from the Site.
You agree that your order is an order to buy, under these Terms, all services listed in your order. Unless an order is accepted by us, we are not obligated to provide any services to you. We may choose not to accept any orders in our sole discretion. A er receiving your order, we will send you a confirmation email with your order number and details of the items you ordered. Acceptance of your order and the formation of the contract of sale between Amber Engine and you will not take place unless and until you have received your order confirmation email. You have the option to cancel your order at any time before we have sent your order confirmation email by contacting us at: email@example.com.
(a) All prices, services, and offerings that are posted on this Site are subject to change without notice. The price charged for a service, and the underlying commitments, will be the price and commitments that are in effect at the time the order is placed and will be included in your order confirmation email. Price increases will only apply to orders placed after such changes. Posted prices do not include taxes, including, without limitation, sales and use taxes. All such taxes and charges will be added to your merchandise total and will be itemized in your shopping cart and in your order confirmation email. We are not responsible for pricing, typographical, or other errors in any offer by us and we reserve the right to cancel any orders arising from such errors.
(b) Terms of payment are set by us in our sole discretion and, unless otherwise agreed by us in writing, payment must be received by us before our acceptance of an order. We accept Visa, MasterCard and American Express for all purchases. You represent and warrant that (i) the credit card information you supply to us is true, correct, and complete, (ii) you are duly authorized to use such credit card for the purchase, (iii) charges incurred by you will be honored by your credit card company, and (iv) you will pay charges incurred by you at the posted prices, including all applicable taxes, if any.
As previously stated, Amber Engine does not own the Originator Data or the Custom Retailer Data uploaded to the Site. Accordingly, all orders are final. WE OFFER NO REFUNDS OR RETURNS OF ANY TYPE ON ANY SERVICES, INCLUDING SERVICES DESIGNATED ON THE SITE AS NON-RETURNABLE.
THE SERVICES ARE PROVIDED ON AN AS-IS, WHEREIS BASIS. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THERE IS NOT A WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. AMBER ENGINE HEREBY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CUSTOMER IS SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL DATA MANAGEMENT AND ASSUMES ALL RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH THE USE WITHIN THE SITE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE RISKS OF PROGRAM ERRORS, DAMAGE TO OR LOSS OF DATA, PROGRAMS OR EQUIPMENT, AND UNAVAILABILITY OR INTERRUPTION OF OPERATIONS. AMBER ENGINE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT DAMAGES OR FOR ANY SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR INDIRECT DAMAGES OR FOR ANY ECONOMIC CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING LOST PROFITS OR SAVINGS), EVEN IF AMBER ENGINE HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES BY CUSTOMER. AMBER ENGINE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR THE LOSS OF, OR DAMAGE TO, YOUR RECORDS OR DATA, OR ANY DAMAGES CLAIMED BY YOU BASED ON A THIRD PARTY CLAIM.
THE REMEDIES DESCRIBED ABOVE ARE YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDIES AND OUR ENTIRE OBLIGATION AND LIABILITY FOR ANY BREACH OF THIS LIMITED WARRANTY. OUR LIABILITY WILL UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES EXCEED THE ACTUAL AMOUNT PAID BY YOU FOR THE DEFECTIVE SERVICE THAT YOU HAVE PURCHASED THROUGH THE SITE, NOR WILL WE UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OF PRODUCTION, WORK, DATA, USE, BUSINESS, GOODWILL, REPUTATION, REVENUE OR PROFIT, ANY DIMINUTION IN VALUE, COSTS OF REPLACEMENT GOODS OR SERVICES, OR ANY CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES OR LOSSES, WHETHER DIRECT OR INDIRECT. SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
You acknowledge and agree that: (a) all uses on this Site of the terms “sell,” “sale,” “resell,” “resale,” “purchase,” “price” and the like mean the purchase or sale of a license. Each product and service marketed on this Site is made available solely for license, not sale, to you and other prospective customers subject to your agreement to these Terms and to any specific terms, conditions and restrictions that may accompany, or be related to, that specific product or service; (b) in addition to these Terms, you will comply with all terms and conditions of the specific license agreement for any product or service you obtain through this Site, including, but not limited to, all con dentiality obligations and restrictions on resale, use, reverse engineering, copying, making, modifying, improving, sublicensing and transfer of those licensed products and services; (c) you will not cause, induce or permit others’ noncompliance with the terms and conditions of any of these product and service license agreements. You do not and will not have or acquire any ownership of these intellectual property rights in or to the products or services made available through this Site, or of any intellectual property rights relating to those products or services.
We will not be liable or responsible to you, nor be deemed to have defaulted or breached these Terms, for any failure or delay in our performance under these Terms when and to the extent such failure or delay is caused by or results from acts or circumstances beyond our reasonable control, including, without limitation, acts of God, flood, fire, earthquake, explosion, governmental actions, war, invasion or hostilities (whether war is declared or not), terrorist threats or acts, riot or other civil unrest, national emergency, revolution, insurrection, epidemic, lockouts, strikes or other labor disputes (whether or not relating to our workforce), or restraints or delays affecting carriers or inability or delay in obtaining supplies of adequate or suitable materials, materials or telecommunication breakdown or power outage.
All matters arising out of or relating to these Terms are governed by and construed in accordance with the internal laws of the State of Michigan without giving effect to any choice or conflict of law provision or rule (whether of the State of Michigan or any other jurisdiction) that would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than those of the State of Michigan.
(a) YOU AND AMBER ENGINE ARE AGREEING TO GIVE UP ANY RIGHTS TO LITIGATE CLAIMS IN A COURT OR BEFORE A JURY, OR TO PARTICIPATE IN A CLASS ACTION OR REPRESENTATIVE ACTION WITH RESPECT TO A CLAIM. OTHER RIGHTS THAT YOU WOULD HAVE IF YOU WENT TO COURT MAY ALSO BE UNAVAILABLE OR MAY BE LIMITED IN ARBITRATION. ANY CLAIM, DISPUTE OR CONTROVERSY (WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, WHETHER PRE-EXISTING, PRESENT OR FUTURE, AND INCLUDING STATUTORY, CONSUMER PROTECTION, COMMON LAW, INTENTIONAL TORT, INJUNCTIVE AND EQUITABLE CLAIMS)
BETWEEN YOU AND US ARISING FROM OR RELATING IN ANY WAY TO YOUR PURCHASE OF PRODUCTS OR SERVICES THROUGH THE SITE, WILL BE RESOLVED EXCLUSIVELY AND FINALLY BY BINDING ARBITRATION.
(b) The arbitration will be administered by the American Arbitration Association (“AAA”) in accordance with the Consumer Arbitration Rules (the “AAA Rules”) then in effect, except as modified by this Section 12. (The AAA Rules are available at www.adr.org/arb_med or by calling the AAA at 1-800-778-7879.) The Federal Arbitration Act will govern the interpretation and enforcement of this section. The arbitrator will have exclusive authority to resolve any dispute relating to arbitrability and/or enforceability of this arbitration provision, including any unconscionability challenge or any other challenge that the arbitration provision or the Agreement is void, voidable or otherwise invalid. The arbitrator will be empowered to grant whatever relief would be available in court under law or in equity. Any award of the arbitrator(s) will be final and binding on each of the parties, and may be entered as a judgment in any court of competent jurisdiction.
(c) You agree to an arbitration on an individual basis. In any dispute, NEITHER YOU NOR AMBER ENGINE WILL BE ENTITLED TO JOIN OR CONSOLIDATE CLAIMS BY OR AGAINST OTHER CUSTOMERS IN COURT OR IN ARBITRATION OR OTHERWISE PARTICIPATE IN ANY CLAIM AS A CLASS REPRESENTATIVE, CLASS MEMBER OR IN A PRIVATE ATTORNEY GENERAL CAPACITY. The arbitral tribunal may not consolidate more than one person’s claims, and may not otherwise preside over any form of a representative or class proceeding. The arbitral tribunal has no power to consider the enforceability of this class arbitration waiver and any challenge to the class arbitration waiver may only be raised in a court of competent jurisdiction. If any provision of this arbitration agreement is found unenforceable, the unenforceable provision will be severed and the remaining arbitration terms will be enforced.
You will not assign any of your rights or delegate any of your obligations under these Terms without our prior written consent. Any purported assignment or delegation in violation of this Section 13 is null and void. No assignment or delegation relieves you of any of your obligations under these Terms.
The failure by us to enforce any right or provision of these Terms will not constitute a waiver of future enforcement of that right or provision. The waiver of any right or provision will be effective only if in writing and signed by a duly authorized representative of Amber Engine.
These Terms do not and are not intended to confer any rights or remedies upon any person other than you.
(a) To You. We may provide any notice to you under these Terms by: (i) sending a message to the e-mail address you provide or (ii) by posting to the Site. Notices sent by e-mail will be effective when we send the e-mail and notices we provide by posting will be effective upon posting. It is your responsibility to keep your e-mail address current.
(b) To Us. To give us notice under these Terms, you must contact us as follows: firstname.lastname@example.org. We may update the contact information for notices to us by posting a notice on the Site.
If any provision of these Terms is invalid, illegal, void or unenforceable, then that provision will be deemed severed from these Terms and will not affect the validity or enforceability of the remaining provisions of these Terms.