Website Terms of Use

Introduction

Please read these Website Terms of Use (hereinafter referred to as: “Terms”) carefully before using the https://www.carinamedia.com/ website (hereinafter referred to as: “Site”) operated by Carina Media, LLC, a North Carolina limited liability company, (hereinafter referred to as: “Carina Media”, “We/Us/Our”). We provide services and information via Our Site, social media accounts including but not limited to Our Facebook Page (located at https://www.facebook.com/CarinaMedia), Our Instagram account (located at https://www.instagram.com/carina.media/), Our LinkedIn business profile (located at https://www.linkedin.com/company/carinamedia), and other platforms (collectively, referred to as the “Platform(s)”) which may be added or removed at any time and includes all versions accessible through all devices (including but not limited to desktop, mobile, web browsers). All visitors (hereinafter referred to as: “User(s)/You/Your”) to Our Site and Platforms are subject to the terms, conditions, and notices set forth in these Terms. Your access to and use of the Site is conditioned on Your acceptance and compliance with these Terms. Your use of the Site constitutes an agreement to all Terms. It is Your responsibility and obligation to read these Terms carefully. If You do not agree with any of the Terms, DO NOT USE OUR SITE.

Updating Our Website Terms of Use

Last Updated September 17, 2021

We reserve the right to make changes to these Terms at any time and for any reason. We always indicate the date the last changes were published via the “Last Updated” date under the Updating Our Website Terms of Use section. Any changes or modifications will be effective immediately upon posting the updated Terms on the Site, and You waive the right to receive specific notice of each such change or modification.

 

You are encouraged to periodically review these Terms to stay informed of updates. You will be deemed to have been made aware of, will be subject to, and will be deemed to have accepted the changes in any revised Website Terms of Use by Your continued use of the Site after the date such revised Terms is posted.

 

Privacy Policy
and Terms and Conditions

Your use of the Site is subject to Our Privacy Policy. It is Your responsibility and obligation to review the Privacy Policy, which also governs the Site and informs users of Our data collection practices, and may be amended from time-to-time.

Purchasing any of Our services is subject to Our Terms and Conditions. It is Your responsibility and obligation to review the Terms and Conditions, which also governs the Site and is a legal agreement between the Client and us and may be amended from time-to-time with notice.

Electronic Communication

Visiting the Site or sending emails to Us constitutes electronic communications. You consent to receive electronic communications and agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures, and other communications that We provide to You electronically, via email and on the Site, satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.

 

No Unlawful or Prohibited Use, Intellectual Property, and DMCA

In Short: The Site and its original content, features and functionality are and will remain the exclusive property of Carina Media, LLC and its licensors.

 

Our Site including all text, images, software code, submitted content, audio and video and the design, layout, functionality and features of Site (collectively, “Our Materials”) are owned by Us, Our licensors of Our Materials and other providers of Our Materials.  Our Materials are subject to the laws of the United States and other jurisdictions via statute, treaty or otherwise.  Such laws include those governing copyrights, trademarks, patents, trade secrets and other intellectual property rights (hereinafter, collectively, “Our Rights”).  We reserve all of Our Rights to Our Materials.  You are permitted to use Our Site solely for the non-commercial uses described in connection with our services.  No grant of Our Rights is expressed or implied in any use of or transaction through Our Platforms.  Any license to Our Materials, expressed or implied, is subject to revocation at will in the exercise of Our sole discretion.

You may not, directly or indirectly, copy, display, perform, distribute, creative derivative works from, modify or otherwise exploit Our Materials except as may be permitted for specific content as part of a transaction involving Our services.  You may not use any of Our Materials or Our trademarks, logos or tradenames without Our express, prior, written permission.

Some content appearing in Our Site may be owned by third parties and are licensed for use by Us.  You may not, directly or indirectly, copy, display, perform, distribute, creative derivative works from, modify or otherwise exploit any third-party content except as may be permitted for specific content as part of a transaction involving Our services.  Trademarks and trade names of third parties remain the ownership of those third parties and may not be used without the permission of their respective owners.

Allegations of Infringement (DMCA).  If You believe that any of Our Materials violates Your copyright(s) or other rights, You may request removal of those materials from Our Site by submitting written notice in accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (17 U.S.C. § 512) (“DMCA”).  Your notice must include the following:

  • Your Name, Address, and Contact Information

  • A copy of the work/material(s) You believe are being infringed upon within Our Site

  • The location and description identifying the work/material(s) on Our Site

  • A signed statement, by You, attesting that You are acting on behalf of the copyright owner and the You believe, in good faith, that the works You identified as infringing are being used without authorization

  • Send Your DMCA notice to: Carina Media, LLC, PO BOX 483, Madison, NC 27025

International Users 

The Site is controlled, operated, and administered by Us from Our offices within the United States of America. If You access the Site from a location outside the United States of America, You are responsible for compliance with all local laws. You agree that You will not use Our Content accessed through the Site in any country or in any manner prohibited by any applicable laws, restrictions, or regulations.

Liability Disclaimer

THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES INCLUDED IN OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITE MAY INCLUDE INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. CHANGES ARE PERIODICALLY ADDED TO THE INFORMATION HEREIN. THE COMPANY AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAY MAKE IMPROVEMENTS AND/OR CHANGES IN THE SITE AT ANY TIME.

 

THE COMPANY AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY, RELIABILITY, AVAILABILITY, TIMELINESS, AND ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS CONTAINED ON THE SITE 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 COMPANY 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 NONINFRINGEMENT.

 

TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL THE COMPANY 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 SITE, WITH THE DELAY OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE OR RELATED SERVICES, THE PROVISION OF OR FAILURE TO PROVIDE SERVICES, OR FOR ANY INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS OBTAINED THROUGH THE SITE, OR OTHERWISE ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF THE SITE, WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF THE COMPANY OR ANY OF ITS SUPPLIERS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF 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 THE USER. IF THE USER IS DISSATISFIED WITH ANY PORTION OF THE SITE, OR WITH ANY OF THESE TERMS OF USE, THE USER’S SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USING THE SITE

Termination/
Access Restriction 

We reserve the right, in Our sole discretion, to terminate or suspend access to the Site and the related services or any portion thereof at any time, without notice or liability, for any reason whatsoever, including without limitation if You breach the Terms. All provisions of the Terms which by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity and limitations of liability. To the maximum extent permitted by law, this agreement is governed by the laws of the State of North Carolina and You hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of courts in North Carolina in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of the Site. Use of the Site is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these Terms, including, without limitation, this section.

 

You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between You and Us as a result of this agreement or use of the Site. Our performance of this agreement is subject to existing laws and legal process, and nothing contained in this agreement is in derogation of Our right to comply with governmental, court and law enforcement requests or requirements relating to Your use of the Site or information provided to or gathered by Us with respect to such use. If any part of this agreement 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 the agreement shall continue in effect.

 

Unless otherwise specified herein, this agreement constitutes the entire agreement between You and Us with respect to the use of the Site. A printed version of this agreement and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this agreement to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form. It is the express wish of the parties that this agreement and all related documents be written in English.

Contacting Us

You may contact us at any time regarding usage of Our Site by emailing support@carinamedia.com