Terms and Conditions for Maryland Recommendations Business Directory
Welcome to the Maryland Recommendations Business Directory (the “Directory"). This Directory is a platform for businesses to showcase their products and services to the general public. By accessing or using the Directory, you agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions (the “Terms and Conditions"). If you do not agree to the Terms and Conditions, please do not use the Directory.
2.1. Eligibility: To use the Directory, you must be 18 years or older and have the legal capacity to enter into a binding agreement.
2.2. Use Restrictions: You agree not to use the Directory for any illegal or unauthorized purpose. This includes, but is not limited to, posting or transmitting any unlawful, fraudulent, defamatory, infringing, obscene, or otherwise objectionable material.
2.3. User Content: You are solely responsible for any content or information you post or transmit through the Directory (the “User Content"). You grant the Directory a non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, and fully sub-licensable right to use, copy, modify, display, distribute, and create derivative works from your User Content in connection with the Directory.
3.1. Directory Content: The content of the Directory, including text, graphics, logos, images, and software, is protected by copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property laws. You agree not to copy, modify, or use the Directory Content for any commercial purpose without the express written consent of the Directory.
3.2. User Content: You retain all rights in your User Content. However, by posting or transmitting User Content on or through the Directory, you grant the Directory a non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, and fully sub-licensable right to use, copy, modify, display, distribute, and create derivative works from your User Content in connection with the Directory.
The Directory is provided “as is" and “as available" without warranty of any kind, either express or implied. The Directory makes no warranties or representations regarding the accuracy, reliability, completeness, or timeliness of the Directory Content or User Content.
The Directory will not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, or consequential damages arising out of or in connection with the use of the Directory, including, but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data, or other intangible losses.
You agree to indemnify and hold the Directory, its affiliates, and their respective officers, agents, partners, and employees, harmless from any claims, losses, damages, liabilities, costs, and expenses, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, arising out of or in connection with your use of the Directory or your violation of these Terms and Conditions.
These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Maryland, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law.
Any dispute arising out of or in connection with these Terms and Conditions shall be resolved through arbitration in accordance with the rules of the American Arbitration Association. The arbitration shall be held in Baltimore, Maryland.
The Directory reserves the right to change these Terms and Conditions at any time and without prior notice. Your continued use of the Directory after such changes will indicate your acceptance of the revised Terms and Conditions. It is your responsibility to regularly review these Terms and Conditions for any updates or changes. Your use of the Directory following any changes constitutes your agreement to be bound by the revised Terms and Conditions.
The Directory reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate or suspend your access to all or part of the Directory, with or without notice and with or without cause. Upon termination, you must immediately destroy all copies of any Directory Content in your possession.
These Terms and Conditions constitute the entire agreement between you and the Directory and govern your use of the Directory, superseding any prior agreements between you and the Directory. If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is found to be invalid, the remaining provisions shall remain in full force and effect. The failure of the Directory to enforce any right or provision of these Terms and Conditions shall not be deemed a waiver of such right or provision.
If you have any questions about these Terms and Conditions, please contact the Directory at firstname.lastname@example.org.