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These Terms also apply to interactive features, downloads and services that are owned or controlled by VroomGirls, LLC (VG), are available through the VG Website (the Site) or that interact with the Site and post these Terms. These Terms (Universal Terms) govern your use of the Site. These Terms do not apply to any other web site or any offline activities by VG (unless specifically stated).
VroomGirls, LLC consists of VroomGirls.com and any other web site that we identify as a part of VroomGirls, LLC.
IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO BE BOUND BY ALL OF THESE TERMS, DO NOT USE THE VROOMGIRLS SITE.
Ownership of Content
The Site (including past, present and future versions) and all materials that are included in or are otherwise a part of the Site, including, without limitation: graphics; layout; text; content; instructions; images; audio; videos; designs; advertising copy; trademarks; logos; domain names; trade names; service marks and trade identities; any and all copyrightable material (including source and object code); the “look and feel” of the Site; the compilation, assembly and arrangement of the materials of the Site; and all other materials related to the Site (collectively, the “Content”) are owned, controlled or licensed by VG, and are protected from unauthorized use, copying and dissemination by copyright, trademark, patent, publicity and other laws, rules, regulations and international treaties. Except as expressly set forth in these Terms or otherwise expressly granted to you in writing by VG, no rights (either by implication, estoppel or otherwise) are granted to you. Requests for permission to reproduce or distribute materials found on the VG Site should be sent to [email protected] Any and all rights to use any Content not expressly granted to you under these Terms are hereby reserved for VG and/or its members, subsidiaries, affiliates or its licensors. Nothing contained in these Terms will affect, impair, or limit in any way VG’s rights to exploit fully any or all of the Content. You acknowledge and agree that you will not, directly or indirectly, contest, challenge, aid or abet in contesting or challenging the validity or ownership of the Content, or take any action whatsoever in derogation of VG’s rights therein, or in breach of, any terms and conditions contained in this Terms. You acknowledge and agree that you will not acquire or claim any rights in the Content, or aid or abet anyone else in doing so. Please note that downloading software, information, data or images from this Site does not give you title or other rights to such Content.
Trademarks and service marks that appear on the Site are the service and trademarks of VG. Without VG’s prior written permission, you agree not to display or use, in any manner any such marks and all goodwill associated with any use by you thereof will inure exclusively to VG. You agree to abide by any and all additional trademark and copyright notices, information or restrictions contained in any part of the Sites.
VG grants you a limited license and permission to access and make personal use of the VG website, but not to download any portion of it for any commercial purpose or to modify any portion of it, except with our written or e-mailed consent. Copyright to all Content on the Site is either owned by VG or is licensed to us. The entire Content of this Site is copyrighted under the United States copyright laws and/or similar laws of other jurisdictions. Without limitation, VG owns a copyright in the selection, coordination, arrangement and enhancement of the Content on the Site. Third-party content providers own the copyright in Content that is original to them. No Content or other material from this Site may be copied, reproduced, published, republished, uploaded, posted, displayed, transmitted, modified, used to prepare derivative works, distributed or redistributed in any way in any medium whatsoever now known or later invented, except that you may download one copy of the material on any single computer for your personal, non-commercial home use only, provided that: (a) you keep intact all trademark, copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the original Content or any authorized copy you may make of the Content; (b) you do not use the Content in a manner that suggests an association with any of our products, services or brands; (c) you make no modifications to the Content; (d) you do not allow or aid or abet any third party (whether or not for your benefit): (i) to copy or adapt the source or object code of either Site’s software, HTML, or other programming code; or (ii) reverse engineer, decompile, reverse assemble, modify or attempt to discover any source code that the Site creates to generate their web pages or any software or other products or processes accessible through the Site; and (e) you do not insert any code or product to manipulate the Content in any way that affects any user’s experience of the Site. Any other unauthorized use of VG Content is prohibited, including the use of Content on any other web site or networked computer environment.
You also agree that you will not: (a) use any robot, spider, rover, scraper, or any other data mining technology or automatic or manual process to monitor, cache, frame, mask, extract data from, copy or distribute the Contents (except as may be a result of standard Internet browser or search engine); (b) fail to follow the instructions provided on the Site in a “robots.txt” file or similar mechanism (to the extent that you provide standard search engine services to the public); nor will you (c) modify, frame, reproduce, archive, sell, lease, rent, exchange, create derivative works from, publish by hard copy or electronic means, publicly perform, display, disseminate, distribute, broadcast, retransmit, circulate to any third party or on any third-party web site, or otherwise use the Content in any way for any public or commercial purpose except as specifically permitted by these Terms or VG without the prior written consent of VG.
Copyright Complaint Claims
Respecting the intellectual property of others is very important to VG. However, content posted on the Site by third parties is not within our control, and we are under no obligation to and do not review all content on the Site for the inclusion of illegal or impermissible content. It is our policy to respond appropriately to notices of alleged infringement that comply with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”), including removing or disabling access to material claimed to be the subject of infringing activity. If you believe that your work has been copied, by us or by any third party, and distributed via the VG website, in a manner that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide our copyright agent the written information specified below. Please note that this procedure is exclusively for notifying us that your copyrighted material has been infringed. You will need to provide:
• A description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed upon;
• A description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the VG website, including the URL of the page on which it appears;
• A statement by you that you have a good-faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent or the law; and
• A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf.
• Your address, telephone number and e-mail address;
• An electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest;
Send your notice of claims of copyright infringement on the VG website to our Copyright Agent at:
Attention: Legal Department
P.O. Box 203725
Austin, TX 78720
VG may provide you and others with the opportunity to participate in Q&A, forums, blogs, message boards, social networking, social communities and other communication functionality (collectively, “Visitor Forums”) and may provide you with the opportunity, through such features or otherwise, to submit, post, display, transmit, perform, publish, distribute or broadcast content and materials to the Site, including, without limitation, photographs, writings, video, audio recordings, computer graphics, pictures, data, questions, comments, suggestions or personally identifiable information (collectively, “Visitor Content”).
Terms Applicable to Visitor Content
License to VG for Visitor Content
You grant to VG the unconditional, non-exclusive, unrestricted, unlimited, worldwide, irrevocable, perpetual and royalty-free right and license to host, use, copy, distribute, reproduce, disclose, sell, re-sell, sub-license, display, perform, transmit, publish, broadcast, modify, reformat, translate, archive, store, cache or otherwise exploit in any manner whatsoever, all or any portion of your Visitor Content for any purpose whatsoever in all formats; on or through any media, software, formula or medium now known or hereafter developed; and with any technology or devices now known or hereafter developed and to advertise, market and promote the same. You further agree that VG is free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques contained in any Visitor Content you send to the Site or VG, for any purposes whatsoever, including, without limitation, developing, manufacturing and marketing products and or services using such Visitor Content; or creating informational articles based on or advertising our products and services, and without compensation of any kind. You further perpetually and irrevocably grant VG the unconditional right to use and exploit your name, persona and likeness included in any Visitor Content and in connection with any Visitor Content, without any obligation or compensation to you. You also grant to VG the right to sub-license and authorize others to exercise any of the rights granted to VG under these Terms; and each such third party will be entitled to benefit from the rights and licenses granted to VG under these Terms. You further authorize VG to publish your Visitor Content in a searchable format that may be accessed by users of the Site and the Internet. Except as prohibited by law, you waive any moral rights you may have in any Visitor Content you submit, even if such Visitor Content is altered or changed in a manner not agreeable to you.
VG’s Obligations Regarding Visitor Content
You agree that VG has no obligation to pre-screen, monitor or enforce your intellectual property rights to your Visitor Content but has the right to protect and enforce its and its licensees’ licensed rights to your Visitor Content. You further acknowledge and agree that VG will not have any obligation to, but may review, monitor, display, accept or exploit any Visitor Content and VG may, in its sole discretion, delete, edit, distribute, move, block access, re-format, edit, alter, distort, remove or refuse to exploit Visitor Content without notice or liability; provided, however, that VG reserves the right to treat Visitor Content on the Site, or on certain portions of the Site, as content stored at the direction of users for which VG will not exercise editorial control except to enforce the rights of third parties and the content restrictions set forth in our Universal Rules when notice of such violations are directed to VG’s attention. Visitor Content posted may not be maintained on the Site by us for any period of time, we may delete it at our discretion and you have no right to access or control any Visitor Content that you provide. You agree and understand that VG is not obligated to use Visitor Content and that you will not receive any consideration or compensation for your Visitor Content or for any exploitation of it.
Your Obligations Regarding Visitor Content
You agree that you must evaluate, and bear all risks associated with, the use of any of Visitor Content, including, but not limited to, any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of Visitor Content. As VG may not pre-screen Visitor Content, you bear legal responsibility for others’ exposure to any offensive indecent or objectionable content in Visitor Content.
You must be at least 18 years of age to order anything online, to participate in certain contests, games or sweepstakes, or to access or participate in certain services at or areas of the VG Site. By registering at those sites, or for those features or services, you represent that you comply with applicable restrictions. E-commerce areas may include additional restrictions on purchases, return policies, delivery schedules, and the like, depending on individual site and vendor policies.
Shopping on VroomGirls.com. We, at VG, love to shop and we encourage you to take advantage of our VG Site e-commerce opportunities. Different sites may offer different options for visitors to purchase products or services either from VG or from a third party. VG hopes, but does not guarantee that you will be satisfied with products or services purchased from us. Quantities of some items may be limited, and delivery may not be available in your area. All orders are subject to prior sale. Neither VG nor its vendors guarantee that all orders will be filled.
Third Party Sites and Links
The VG Site may contain links to and from third-party sites, including but not limited to sites operated by advertisers, vendors, and/or promotional or business partners. Sites and e-commerce opportunities operated by third parties are subject to terms and conditions set by those parties, so you should check each site to be sure you understand the terms, conditions, policies and requirements of that site. VG does not endorse, and the inclusion of any link on this site does not imply an endorsement of, any individual vendor, advertiser, or other third party or any of their products or services, and VG has not taken any steps to confirm the accuracy or reliability of any of the information provided by any third party. VG has no control over: (a) the quality, safety or legality of any item advertised or listed by any third party, including vendors, advertisers, or other business partners; or (b) the content of, or any products or services offered by, web sites operated by third parties. VG does not guarantee that you will be satisfied with products or services purchased from vendors, advertisers or other third parties that link to or from any VG web site. You acknowledge and agree that VG has not reviewed all of the sites linked to or from this web site, does not endorse such sites, is not responsible for such sites, and under no circumstances shall be liable for the contents, products or services of any off-site pages or of any third party sites linked to or from this web site. Your linking to any other off-site pages or other sites is at your own risk. Vendors and advertisers are solely responsible for the accuracy of the information they provide, for warranties and guarantees on goods or services sold, for delivery schedules, and for return policies.
VG does not monitor, filter, censor, edit or regulate information and content provided by third parties on the VG Site, including information provided in any community areas, although we reserve the right to do so in our sole discretion, with or without notice. VG does not endorse or warrant the accuracy or reliability of Visitor Content posted or uploaded by users or third parties. You agree that neither VG nor its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors or licensees are responsible for any Visitor Content and agree to hold them harmless from any liability associated with such Visitor Content posted by other users and other third parties.
When participating in community areas of this web site, you represent and warrant that you have the right and authorization to use any Visitor Content you upload or post, and you hereby assign those rights to VG in accordance with these Terms.
Automobiles and other services requiring payment generally require use of a valid credit card. VG and its business partners reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to establish other acceptable alternative payment methods for specific services or products. You are solely responsible for charges owed for all goods and services purchased through this site, including, but not limited to, applicable taxes, shipping charges, insurance, and any other costs.
Account Registration. Certain areas of the VG Site may require registration or may otherwise ask you to provide information to participate in certain features, such as receiving electronic newsletters or mobile alerts or to access certain Content or post Visitor Content or to participate in social networking activities. The decision to provide this information is purely optional; however, if you elect not to provide such information, you may not be able to access certain Content or Visitor Content or participate in certain features of the Site. When you provide information to the Site, you agree to provide only true, accurate, current and complete information.
If you register on the Site and/or create a personal profile, you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password, if any, and you agree you will not sell, transfer or assign your membership or any membership rights. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password, if any, and for restricting access to your computer (or other Internet access device, as applicable) so that others may not access the password protected portion of the Site using your name in whole or in part. VG reserves the right to terminate your account or otherwise deny you access in its sole discretion without notice and without liability.
VG is serious about the security of this web site. Therefore, in addition to the restrictions set forth above, you may not:
• attempt to access data or information not intended for you or log onto a server or account that you are not authorized to access;
• upload or otherwise transmit files that contain viruses, worms, Trojan horses, malicious code, spyware, adware, sniffers, corrupted files, or similar software or programs;
• interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the VG website or any activity or service on this website by using any robot, “bot”, spider, crawler, engine, device, software, tool, routine or any other automatic device or manual process of any like or kind without our written permission, or engage in any activity which interferes with the proper working of or access to this site or to any host or network;
• restrict or prevent any other user from using the site and/or any products, services, or Content posted on or offered through the site;
VG reserves the right to investigate any violations of its system, network or web site security, to involve and cooperate with law enforcement authorities in investigating such violations, and to prosecute violators to the fullest extent of the law.
When you visit the VG Site or send e-mails to us, you are communicating with us electronically. You consent to receive communications from us electronically. We may communicate with you by e-mail and you agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically or that you provide to us electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.
Oh, BEHAVE! While visiting the VG Site, you are in our “home,” and we require and expect good manners and respect toward everyone participating in any manner of communication connected to VG, including, but not limited to all areas of its Site and all social media and interactive communities (collectively). While we welcome Visitor Comments, VroomGirls.com is not intended as a forum for personal attacks and destructive postings. Further, we expect
• Safety. For the safety and privacy of VG’s Visitors and Members, please do not post or solicit personal information such as phone numbers, addresses, social security numbers, last names (you may use last initials), medical, financial, license plates, or any other private information about yourself or others.
• No Obscene or Hateful Language. VG doesn’t allow obscene, hateful, profane, racist, sexually explicit or otherwise objectionable language or material in any of our online forums. Further, you may not harass, insult, defame, slander, abuse or threaten another person. We suggest you discontinue any conversation that makes you uncomfortable.
• No Illegal Purposes. You will not use the VG Site to further any illegal purpose, to violate the rights of any party, to suggest or encourage any illegal activity, or to damage any person or property.
• No Solicitations or Advertisements. You may not post any Visitor Content for commercial purposes on the VG website or any of its social media and interactive communities. In addition, you may not post or upload Visitor Content that constitutes or contains affiliate marketing, link referral code, junk mail, spam, chain letters, pyramid schemes, unsolicited commercial advertisement, behavioral or viral marketing, or other spam. You may not email such Visitor Content to other visitors who have not indicated in writing that it is ok to contact them about other commercial services, advertisements, products or commercial interests.
• No Impersonations. VG does not allow Visitor Content that impersonates any person or entity, including, but not limited to, a VG employee, or falsely states or otherwise misrepresents your affiliation with a person or entity. You may not post or upload Visitor Content that includes personal or identifying information about another person without that person’s explicit consent.
• Uploading Visitor Content. You will not post or upload Visitor Content that is false, deceptive, misleading, deceitful, repetitive, unusually large amounts, misinformative, or constitutes, “bait and switch,” illegal services or the sale of any items prohibited or restricted by any applicable law.
• Automation. You will not use a Posting Agent or automated means, including spiders, robots, crawlers, data mining tools, or the like to download data from, or to upload Visitor Content onto, the VG web site.
• No Linking. You may not post any links to third party sites.
Any advice or information provided on VroomGirls.com is to be taken as suggestion in nature. Thoughtful discretion should be given to all advice found on the Site.
It is inappropriate to post content that infringes upon or violates the copyrights, trademarks or other intellectual property rights of any person or entity. You must have copyright ownership of all content you post or the necessary rights from the copyright owner to post such content on the VG website. By posting content, you are certifying that you have the permission of everyone who has contributed to or is incorporated in the content. If there are any individuals under the age of 18 in any photos, videos or other content that you post, you certify that you are their parent or legal guardian of any such minor and have the legal right to consent on his or her behalf to incorporate their appearance in the content. You further certify that the content you post does not contain the full name, physical address, email address, telephone number or social security number of any minor.
All Posts Are Subject to Review
Archiving and Read Only Discussions
VroomGirls.com reserves the right to Archive or make any discussion “Read Only” at any time at its sole and exclusive discretion, including, without limitation, any postings or discussions that are disruptive in nature or are in contravention of any posted policies.
Liability and Warranty Disclaimers
ALL MATERIALS, INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS AND SERVICES INCLUDED IN OR AVAILABLE THROUGH VROOMGIRLS, LLC ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” FOR YOUR USE. VROOMGIRLS AND ALL MATERIALS, INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS AND SERVICES INCLUDED IN OR AVAILABLE THROUGH VROOMGIRLS.COM ARE PROVIDED WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NONINFRINGEMENT. WE AND THE OTHER ENTITIES FROM WHOM WE OBTAIN CONTENT DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE MATERIALS, INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES INCLUDED IN OR AVAILABLE THROUGH VROOMGIRLS, LLC ARE ACCURATE, RELIABLE OR CORRECT; THAT VROOMGIRLSLCOM WILL BE AVAILABLE AT ANY PARTICULAR TIME OR LOCATION; THAT ANY DEFECTS OR ERRORS WILL BE CORRECTED; OR THAT VROOMGIRLS.COM IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. YOUR USE OF THE VROOMGIRLS WEBSITE IS SOLELY AT YOUR RISK. BECAUSE SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT PERMIT THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES, THESE EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
All prices, incentives and rebate information, and other information displayed on the VroomGirls website are gathered from sources and based on algorithms that are believed by us to be reliable (other than Visitor-Submitted Content, as to which we make no such representation), but no assurance can be given that this information is accurate, complete or current. In addition, we can give no assurance that any advice, recommendation or guidance that we provide on VroomGirls.com, in press releases, in communications between our staff and third parties, or in any other medium, or that are provided by our visitors through the VroomGirls.com, is accurate, complete or current. We do not warrant the accuracy of, or assume (and you agree that VroomGirls does not bear any) responsibility for any errors or omissions in the information, advice, recommendations or guidance provided by either our staff or our visitors.
Before purchasing any vehicle or other goods or services you read about on the VroomGirls website, you should confirm with the dealer or vendor any information (including the price and available incentives or rebates) that is important to your decision.
Through our Dealer Locator service we collect personally identifiable information about you and transmit that information to automobile dealers. Those dealers are not affiliated with either VroomGirls, LLC, and often those dealers are not affiliated with the intermediary companies that assist us in transmitting your information to those dealers. These services are provided on an “as is” basis; neither we, such other media companies nor such intermediary companies make any representation or warranty concerning, or are responsible for, any of the products or services those dealers provide, the manner in which those products or services are provided, or for any use made by those dealers of your personally identifiable information.
Limitation of Liability
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL WE OR ANY OF THE COMPANIES WITH WHICH WE DO BUSINESS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM THE USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, VROOMGIRLS.COM. THIS LIMITATION APPLIES WHETHER THE ALLEGED LIABILITY IS BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR ANY OTHER BASIS, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE, AND EVEN UNDER CIRCUMSTANCES THAT CAUSE ANY EXCLUSIVE REMEDY UNDER THIS AGREEMENT TO FAIL OF ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE. BECAUSE SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, OUR LIABILITY IN SUCH JURISDICTIONS SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold VroomGirls, LLC and its officers, directors, employees, representatives, agents, licensors and licensees harmless from any and all claims, demands, attorneys’ fees, damages (actual and consequential) of every kind or nature, known and unknown, disclosed or undisclosed, arising out of, or any way connected with the use of any information at this site, any transaction occurring through this site, the safety or quality of any goods or services purchased or sold through this site, or the truth or accuracy of any claim made about such goods or services. California residents expressly agree to waive California Civil Code Section 1542, which states: “A general release does not extend to claims which the creditor does not know or suspect to exist in his or her favor at the time of executing the release, which if known by him or her must have materially affected his or her settlement with the debtor”.
Termination of Services
Except with respect to notices of alleged copyright infringement, which must be submitted as described above, and unless explicitly stated otherwise in the site, you must provide all notices or complaints to VG via e-mail to [email protected] or mail at VroomGirls, LLC, P.O. Box 203725, Austin, TX 78720. All notices from VG to you will be sent to the e-mail address you provide to us. Notice shall be deemed given twenty-four (24) hours after the e-mail is sent, unless we are notified that the e-mail address is invalid. VG reserves the right to send you notice by mail via overnight carrier (with tracking), postage prepaid, to the address you provided to us during any ordering or registration process. In such event, notice shall be deemed given three (3) days after the date of mailing.
Choice of Law and Forum
This Visitor Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California, excluding its conflicts of law rules. You agree that, unless expressly waived by us or we bring an action in a different jurisdiction, the exclusive jurisdiction for any claim or action arising out of or relating to this Visitor Agreement or your use of VroomGirls.com shall be in the state or federal courts located in the County of Los Angeles, State of California, and you further agree and submit to the exercise of personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purpose of litigating any such claim or action. You also agree that in the event of any action to enforce or interpret this Visitor Agreement, the prevailing party shall be entitled to collect its reasonable attorney fees.
If any of provision of this Visitor Agreement shall be deemed invalid, void or for any other reason unenforceable, that provision shall be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the balance of this Visitor Agreement.
Modifications to VG’s Terms