MY TEA BLENDING ROOM WEBSITE TERMS OF USE

MyTeaBlendingRoom.com (the "Site") is owned by Blending Room Ventures Inc. ("BRVI"). Use of the Site is subject to these Terms of Use. By accessing, browsing, or using the Site, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agreed to be bound by these Terms of Use. If you do not agree to these Terms of Use, do not use or access the Site.

Intellectual Property

This Site and all content on this Site may not be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, distributed, or used for the creation of derivative works without BRVI's prior written consent (which may be granted, withheld or conditioned in BRVI's sole discretion), except that BRVI hereby grants you non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited permission to access and display the web pages within this Site, solely on your computer and for your personal, non-commercial use of this Site. This permission is conditioned on your not modifying the content displayed on this Site, your keeping intact all copyright, trademark, and other proprietary notices, and your acceptance of any terms, conditions, and notices accompanying the content or otherwise set forth in this Site. Notwithstanding the foregoing, any software and other materials that are made available for downloading, access, or other use from this Site with their own license terms, conditions, and notices will be governed by such terms, conditions, and notices.

Any product, process or technology described in this Site may be the subject of other intellectual property rights reserved by BRVI. Nothing contained these Terms of Use shall be construed as conferring by implication, estoppel or otherwise any license or right under any patent, trademark, copyright or other intellectual property right of BRVI or any third party. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.

Blending Room Ventures Inc., My Tea Blending Room, the My Tea Blending Room logo, Lyon Inspired, the Lyon Inspired logo, My SocieTEA, the MySocieTEA logo, the K-Ser logo, and other names and logos of BRVI and BRVI products referenced in this Site are registered trademarks or other trademarks, service marks or trade names of BRVI or its affiliates. No license to use any of these trademarks is given or implied. BRVI's trademarks may be used only with prior written permission from BRVI, which may be granted, withheld or conditioned in BRVI's sole discretion. All other trademarks or trade names referenced on this Site are the property of their respective owners.

Registered Accounts

In order to purchase products or services through the use of this Site, you must register with BRVI to create an account. You are responsible for maintaining the security and confidentiality of your account, including your password. In order to ensure continued access, you must keep your account information, including e-mail address, current. You are solely responsible and liable for all activities, including, without limitation, all purchases of products and services through the use of the Site that occur under your account or your account password.

You acknowledge and agree that BRVI may access, preserve, and disclose your account information, all User Content (as defined below), all communications to and from you, all information relating to your use of the Site, and all information relating to the use of the Site under your account or account password if BRVI is required to do so by law or legal process or if BRVI determines, in its sole discretion, that such action is necessary to protect the rights of BRVI, third parties, and other users of the Site or for purposes of responding to your request for customer service. BRVI's right to disclose any such information shall govern over any terms of our Privacy Policy.

User Content

You acknowledge that you are responsible for the information, profiles, opinions, messages, comments, photos, videos and any other content or material that you submit, upload, post or otherwise make available on or through the Site (all of which are "User Content") and through the services available in connection with the Site, and that you, and not BRVI, have full responsibility for all User Content you make, including its legality, reliability, appropriateness, and trademark, copyright and other intellectual property ownership. Before creating User Content, you must ensure that you either own all intellectual property rights or are otherwise in a position to grant a License (as defined below) to BRVI. Unless otherwise explicitly stated herein or in the BRVI Privacy Policy, you agree that any User Content provided by you in connection with the Site is provided on a non-proprietary and non-confidential basis. You agree that BRVI is free to use User Content for the purpose of providing you and others with use of the Site and their functionality and providing you with the associated products and services, and you grant BRVI a sub-licensable, transferable, perpetual, nonexclusive, worldwide, royalty-free license ("License") to (in any media, whether now known or not currently known or invented) link to, utilize, use, publicly perform, publicly display, reproduce, distribute, edit, adapt, modify and prepare derivative works of the User Content. In addition, to the extent any User Content contains your or any other person's name, likeness, voice or biographical information ("Personal Rights"), you hereby grant and will cause such other person to grant to BRVI a License to (in any media, whether now known or not currently known or invented) exploit or use such Personal Rights for any advertising or marketing of BRVI products and services (in any media, whether now known or not currently known or invented). User Content shall be considered non-confidential and BRVI is under no obligation to treat such User Content as proprietary information except pursuant to BRVI's Privacy Policy applicable to personally identifiable information.

You further agree that you will not upload, post or otherwise make available on the Site any material protected by copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret or any other proprietary right without the express permission of the owner of such copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret or other proprietary right owned by a third party, and the burden of determining whether any material is protected by any such right is on you. You shall be solely liable for damage resulting from your account, or any infringement of copyrights, trademarks, patents, or other proprietary rights, or any violations of rights of privacy or publicity, or any other harm resulting from any User Content that you make.

You represent and warrant that: (i) you own all User Content posted by you on or through the Site or otherwise have the right to grant the Licenses to BRVI set forth in this section, and (ii) your User Content is accurate and not misleading and (iii) the posting of your User Content on or through the Site does not violate the privacy rights, publicity rights, trademark rights, copyrights, contract rights or any other rights of any person or entity or violate any applicable law, rule, regulation or order. You agree to pay for all royalties, fees, damages and any other monies owing to any person by reason of any User Content posted by you to or through the Site. When submitting User Content to or otherwise using the Site and/or the services, you agree not to, without limitation:

  • Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten, or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others.
  • Use racially, ethnically, or otherwise offensive language.
  • Discuss or incite illegal activity.
  • Use explicit/obscene language or solicit/post sexually explicit images (actual or simulated).
  • Post anything that exploits children or minors or that depicts cruelty to animals.
  • Post any copyrighted or trademarked materials without the express permission from the owner of such copyright or trademark.
  • Post any person's name, likeness, voice or biographical information without the express permission from such person (or if that person is a minor, from that person's parent or legal guardian).
  • Disseminate any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, 'junk mail', 'spam', 'chain letters', 'pyramid schemes', or any other form of such solicitation.
  • Use any robot, spider, scraper or other automated means to access the Site.
  • Take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure.
  • Alter the opinions, profiles, comments, or other content posted by others on the Site.

This list of prohibitions provides examples and is not complete or exclusive. BRVI reserves the right in its sole discretion to (a) terminate your access to your account; (b) terminate your ability to post to the Site (or the services) and (c) refuse, delete, modify, edit or remove any User Content; with or without cause and with or without notice, for any reason or no reason, or for any action that BRVI determines is inappropriate or disruptive to this Site or to any other user of the Site and/or services. BRVI may report to law enforcement authorities any actions that may be illegal, and any reports it receives of such conduct. When legally required or at BRVI's discretion, BRVI will cooperate with law enforcement agencies in any investigation of alleged illegal activity on the Site or on the Internet.

BRVI takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for any User Content posted or uploaded by you or any third party, or for any mistakes, defamation, slander, libel, omissions, falsehoods, obscenity, pornography or profanity you may encounter. As a provider of interactive services, BRVI is only a forum and is not liable for any statements, representations, or User Content provided by its users in any public forum or personal home page.

These prohibitions do not require BRVI to monitor, police or remove any User Content or other information submitted by you or any other user.

Custom Tea Blends

Notwithstanding the foregoing, custom tea blends developed by you in connection with or through the use of the Site and the services are not considered User Content for the purposes of these Terms of Use. All recipes and/or formulas for tea blends created or developed using the Site remain the sole exclusive intellectual property of BRVI. BRVI reserves the right to recreate any blend produced using the Site and may re-label or otherwise brand such blend in any manner BRVI sees fit.

No Solicitation

You may not use contact information provided on this Site for unauthorized purposes, including marketing. You may not use any hardware or software intended to damage or interfere with the proper working of this Site or to surreptitiously intercept any system, data or personal information from the Site. You agree not to interrupt or attempt to interrupt the operation of this Site in any way.

Failure to Comply

Your failure to comply with the terms, conditions, and notices on this Site will result in automatic termination of any rights granted to you, without prior notice, and you must immediately destroy all copies of downloaded materials in your possession or control. Except for the limited permission granted above with respect to use of this Site, BRVI does not grant you any express or implied rights or licenses under any patents, trademarks, copyrights, or other proprietary or intellectual property rights. You may not mirror any of the content from this Site on another Site or in any other media.

Accuracy of Information

Information on this Site is not promised or guaranteed to be correct, current, or complete, and this Site may be out of date and may contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Any reliance on the material on this Site is at your own risk. BRVI assumes no responsibility (and expressly disclaims responsibility) for updating this Site to keep information current or to ensure the accuracy or completeness of any posted information. Accordingly, you should confirm the accuracy and completeness of all posted information before making any decision related to any services, products, or other matters described in this Site.

Links and External Sites

This Site may provide links or references to non-BRVI websites and resources. BRVI makes no representations, warranties, or other commitments whatsoever about any non-BRVI websites or third-party resources that may be referenced, accessible from, or linked to any BRVI website. A link to a non-BRVI website does not mean that BRVI endorses the content or use of such website or its owner. In addition, BRVI is not a party to or responsible for any transactions you may enter into with third parties, even if you learn of such parties (or use a link to such parties) from a BRVI website. Accordingly, you acknowledge and agree that BRVI is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and is not responsible or liable for any content, services, products, or other materials on or available from those sites or resources.

When you access a non-BRVI website, you acknowledge that it is independent from BRVI, and that BRVI does not control the content on that website. It is up to you to take precautions to protect yourself from viruses, worms, trojan horses, and other potentially destructive programs, and to protect your information as you deem appropriate.

All links to this Site must be approved in writing by BRVI, which approval may be granted, withheld or conditioned in BRVI's sole discretion. As a further condition to being permitted to link to this Site, you agree that BRVI may at any time, in its sole discretion, terminate permission to link to this Site. In such event, you agree to immediately remove all links to this Site and to cease using any BRVI trademark.

DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY

USE OF THE ONLINE SERVICES IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE ONLINE SERVICES AND ALL MATERIALS, INFORMATION, PRODUCTS, SOFTWARE, PROGRAMS, AND SERVICES ARE PROVIDED "AS IS," "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS WITH NO WARRANTIES OR GUARANTEES WHATSOEVER. BRVI EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW ALL EXPRESS, IMPLIED, STATUTORY, AND OTHER WARRANTIES, GUARANTEES, OR REPRESENTATIONS, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT OF PROPRIETARY AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS. WITHOUT LIMITATION, BRVI MAKES NO WARRANTY OR GUARANTEE THAT THE ONLINE SERVICES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE.

YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT IF YOU DOWNLOAD OR OTHERWISE OBTAIN MATERIALS, INFORMATION, PRODUCTS, SOFTWARE, PROGRAMS, OR SERVICES, YOU DO SO AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND THAT YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGES THAT MAY RESULT, INCLUDING LOSS OF DATA OR DAMAGE TO YOUR SYSTEM.

YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT YOU ASSUME FULL RESPONSIBILITY FOR YOUR USE OF THIS SITE. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT ANY INFORMATION YOU SEND OR RECEIVE DURING YOUR USE OF THIS SITE MAY NOT BE SECURE AND MAY BE INTERCEPTED BY UNAUTHORIZED PARTIES. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THIS SITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK AND THAT THIS SITE IS MADE AVAILABLE TO YOU AT NO CHARGE. RECOGNIZING SUCH, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, NEITHER BRVI NOR ITS AFFILIATES, SUPPLIERS OR THIRD PARTY CONTENT PROVIDERS WILL BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR OTHER DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY RELATED TO THIS SITE, OR ANY OTHER SITE YOU ACCESS THROUGH A LINK FROM THIS SITE OR FROM ANY ACTIONS WE TAKE OR FAIL TO TAKE AS A RESULT OF COMMUNICATIONS YOU SEND TO US, OR THE DELAY OR INABILITY TO USE THIS SITE, OR FOR ANY INFORMATION, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES ADVERTISED IN OR OBTAINED THROUGH THIS SITE, BRVI'S REMOVAL OR DELETION OF ANY MATERIALS SUBMITTED OR POSTED ON THIS SITE, OR OTHERWISE ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF THE SITE, WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF BRVI, ITS AFFILIATES OR ANY OF ITS SUPPLIERS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF DAMAGES. THIS DISCLAIMER APPLIES, WITHOUT LIMITATION, TO ANY DAMAGES OR INJURY ARISING FROM ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, ERROR, OMISSION, INTERRUPTION, DELETION, DEFECTS, DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, COMPUTER VIRUSES, FILE CORRUPTION, COMMUNICATION-LINE FAILURE, NETWORK OR SYSTEM OUTAGE, YOUR LOSS OF PROFITS, OR THEFT, DESTRUCTION, UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO, ALTERATION OF, LOSS OR USE OF ANY RECORD OR DATA, AND ANY OTHER TANGIBLE OR INTANGIBLE LOSS. YOU SPECIFICALLY ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT NEITHER BRVI NOR ITS AFFILIATES SHALL BE LIABLE FOR ANY DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF ANY USER OF THIS SITE. YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY FOR ANY OF THE ABOVE CLAIMS OR ANY DISPUTE WITH BRVI IS TO DISCONTINUE YOUR USE OF THE SITE. YOU AND BRVI AGREE THAT ANY CAUSE OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THE SITE MUST COMMENCE WITHIN ONE (1) YEAR AFTER THE CAUSE OF ACTION ACCRUES OR THE CAUSE OF ACTION IS PERMANENTLY BARRED. BECAUSE SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON HOW LONG AN IMPLIED WARRANTY LASTS, OR THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, ALL OR A PORTION OF THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless BRVI and its affiliates and their officers, directors, employees, contractors, agents, licensors, service providers, subcontractors and suppliers from and against any and all losses, liabilities, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys' fees and court costs, arising or resulting from your use of the Site and any violation of these Terms of Use. If you cause a technical disruption of the Site or the systems transmitting the Site to you or others, you agree to be responsible for any and all losses, liabilities, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys' fees and court costs, arising or resulting from that disruption. BRVI reserves the right, at its own expense, to assume exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you and, in such case, you agree to cooperate with BRVI in the defense of such matter.

Jurisdiction

This Site is controlled and operated by BRVI from its offices within the Province of British Columbia in Canada. These Terms of Use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Province of British Columbia and the federal laws of Canada applicable therein, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law. You agree that any action at law or in equity arising out of or relating to these terms shall be filed only in the city of Kelowna, British Columbia and you hereby consent and submit to the personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purposes of litigating any such action.

Changes to Terms of Use

BRVI may, without notice to you, revise these Terms of Use and any other information contained in this Site at any time by changing, adding to, deleting from or otherwise updating this posting. You should visit this Site from time to time to review the then-current Terms of Use because they are binding on you. Certain provisions of these Terms of Use may be superseded by expressly designated legal notices or terms located on particular pages at this Site. You agree that your accessing and using this Site is the functional equivalent of your signature and you hereby waive any objection to electronic assent to this agreement. A printed version of these Terms of Use shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based on or relating to use of this Site to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form. If any provision of these Terms of Use shall be unlawful or any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these terms and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.

HEALTH DISCLAIMER

While the health benefits of tea are the subject of numerous articles and studies, My Tea Blending Room does not recommend tea as a cure or remedy for any illness, ailment, disease, or other condition. Please consult a physician or other medical professional for advice regarding your health. Products offered for sale on the My Tea Blending Room website are not offered as treatments, cures, supplements, or other remedies for any medical conditions. Any information provided on this website is for informational purposes only and is not to be construed as medical advice.