1. Agreement To Terms

By using this Site, you signify that you agree to these Terms of Use. In addition, when using particular services available on this Site, you will be subject to any posted guidelines or rules applicable to such services which may be posted from time to time (the Guidelines), including without limitation our Privacy Policy. All such Guidelines are hereby incorporated by reference into the Terms of Use. If you do not agree to the Terms of Use or any of the Guidelines, please do not use the Site. We reserve the right, at our discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions of the Terms of Use or the Guidelines at any time. Please check these Terms of Use and the Guidelines periodically for changes. Your continued use of the Site after the posting of changes will mean you agree to abide by those changes. Please note that additional and/or different terms of use may apply to services provided through one or more business associates of Kota Kows, and you should refer to those before using such services.

 

2. Ownership

This Site is owned and operated by Kota Kows. All materials contained in the Site are the copyrighted property of Kota Kows. or its subsidiaries or affiliated companies and/or third-party licensors. All trademarks, service marks, and trade names are proprietary to Kota Kows. or its affiliates and/or third-party licensors. Any use of any of the materials on this Site other than for private, non-commercial viewing purposes is strictly prohibited. The sale, auction, lease, loan, gift, trade or barter, or use of any of the text, graphics, photographs, or any other materials contained herein, for any other purpose, in any form, media or technology now known or hereafter developed, including the use of any of the aforementioned materials on any other Web site or networked computer environment, without a prior written consent from Kota Kows, is expressly prohibited. The creation of derivative works based on the materials contained herein including, but not limited to, products, services, fonts, icons, link buttons, is expressly prohibited. You may download one copy of the materials on any single computer for your personal, non-commercial home use only, provided you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices. Modification of the materials or use of the materials for any other purpose is a violation of Kota Kows’ copyright and other proprietary rights. As a condition of your use of the Site, you will not use the Site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms of Use. You may not use the Site in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair any Site or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of any Site. You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to any Site, other accounts, computer systems or networks connected to any Site, through hacking, password mining or any other means. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available through the Site.

3. Links

This Site includes links to other Internet sites solely as a convenience to users. Kota Kows does not endorse any such linked sites or the information, material, products or services contained on other linked sites or accessible through other linked sites. Furthermore, Kota Kows makes no express or implied warranties with regard to the information, material, products or services that are contained on or accessible through linked sites. Access and use of linked sites, including information, material, products and services on linked sites or available through linked sites is solely at the user’s own risk.

 

4. Submissions

Kota Kows’ company policy does not allow it to accept or consider creative ideas, suggestions, or materials other than those it has specifically requested. Accordingly, we must request that no visitors to this Site submit or send any original creative materials, including but not limited to submissions of information, suggestions, ideas or concepts. If at our request you send certain specific submissions (e.g., postings to chats, surveys, message boards, contests, or similar items) or, despite our request that you not send us any other creative materials, you send us creative suggestions, ideas, notes, drawings, concepts, or other information (collectively the Submissions) shall be deemed and shall remain the property of Kota Kows in perpetuity. By making any Submission, the sender automatically grants, or warrants that the owner of such material expressly grants, Kota Kows the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, and distribute such material (in whole or in part) throughout the universe and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media or technology now known or hereafter developed, for the full term of any copyright, trademark or patent that may exist in such material for any purpose that Kota Kows chooses, whether internal, public, commercial, or otherwise, without any compensation, credit or notice to the sender whatsoever. The sender waives all so-called moral rights in all Submissions. The sender further waives the right to make any claims against Kota Kows relating to unsolicited submissions, including, but not limited to, unfair competition, breach of implied contract and/or breach of confidentiality.

 

5. Communication

You agree that your activities on the Site (including without limitation submission of any Messages to Forums) will not:

a. infringe Kota Kows or any third party’s copyright, trademark, trade secret or other proprietary rights or rights of publicity or privacy (and by submitting Messages to Forums, you represent to Kota Kows that you are the rightful owner of such material or that you have first obtained permission to submit the material from the rightful owner);

b. constitute (or encourages conduct that would constitute) a criminal offense, gives rise to civil liability or otherwise violates any local, state, national or international law or may create liability for Kota Kows or cause Kota Kows to lose (in whole or in part) the services of our ISPs or other suppliers;

c. transmit content Kota Kows considers to be disruptive, unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, pornographic, sexually explicit, hateful, racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable;

d. impersonate or claim the identity, characteristics or qualifications of any other person or entity; or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity or are false, inaccurate or misleading;

e. unless specifically authorized by us, are for commercial purposes or contain advertising or are intended to solicit a person to buy or sell services or to make donations, including spam or any other form of solicitation or promotion, or link to, directly or indirectly, any sites that violate the restrictions set forth in this Section 5;

f. contain any virus or other harmful component or otherwise disrupt the normal flow of communication in or operation of the Forums in any way; or

g. are libelous, or an invasion of privacy or publicity rights or any other third party rights.

 

6. Indemnification

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold Kota Kows harmless from and against any and all claims, damages, costs and expenses, including attorney’s fees, arising from or related to your use of the Site.

 

7. Disclaimer

THIS SITE IS PROVIDED BY KOTA KOWS ON AN “AS IS” BASIS. KOTA KOWS MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE OPERATION OF THE SITE OR THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS, OR PRODUCTS INCLUDED ON THIS SITE. TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMISSABLE BY APPLICABLE LAW, KOTA KOWS DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. KOTA KOWS WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM THE USE OF THIS SITE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, KOTA KOWS DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, FOR ANY MERCHANDISE OFFERED ON THIS SITE. THIS DISCLAIMER DOES NOT APPLY TO ANY PRODUCT WARRANTY OFFERED BY THE MANUFACTURER OF THE ITEM.

 

8. Limitation of Liability

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, SHALL KOTA KOWS OR ANY OF ITS EMPLOYEES, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, AGENTS, VENDORS OR SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT OR INDIRECT LOSSES OR DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE KOTA KOWS WEB SITE.

THIS IS A COMPREHENSIVE LIMITATION OF LIABILITY THAT APPLIES TO ALL LOSSES AND DAMAGES OF ANY KIND (WHETHER GENERAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, EXEMPLARY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOSS OF DATA, INCOME OR PROFITS), WHETHER IN CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER TORTIOUS ACTION, EVEN IF AN AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE OF KOTA KOWS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF OR SHOULD HAVE KNOWN OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH THIS WEBSITE OR ANY CONTENT ON THE SITE, OR WITH THE KOTA KOWS TERMS AND CONDITIONS, YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USING THE KOTA KOWS WEB SITE. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE, BY YOUR USE OF THE KOTA KOWS WEB SITE, THAT YOUR USE OF THE SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK.

APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SET FORTH ABOVE SO THIS LIMITATION OF LIABILITY MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IF ANY PART OF THIS LIMITATION ON LIABILITY IS FOUND TO BE INVALID OR UNENFORCEABLE FOR ANY REASON, THEN THE AGGREGATE LIABILITY OF KOTA KOWS UNDER SUCH CIRCUMSTANCES FOR LIABILITIES THAT OTHERWISE WOULD HAVE BEEN LIMITED SHALL NOT EXCEED ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($100).

 

9. Severability

The illegality or unenforceability of any provision of this Agreement shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any legal and enforceable provisions of this Agreement.

 

10. Termination

You agree that Kota Kows, in its sole discretion and at any time, may discontinue providing access to Kota Kows related sites, or any part thereof, with or without notice. You agree that any termination of your access to the Site may be effected without prior notice, and you you agree that Kota Kows shall not be liable to you or any third-party for any such termination.

 

11. Miscellaneous

The failure of Kota Kows to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Terms of Use shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. These terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Texas, 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 or the Web Site shall be filed only in the state or federal courts in and for Collin County, Texas and you hereby consent and submit to the personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purposes of litigating any such action. If any provision of these terms shall be unlawful, void, or for 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. This Terms of Use and related Guidelines may not be transferred or assigned by you but may be assigned by Kota Kows without restriction. Sections 2, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11 will survive any termination of this Agreement. This is the entire agreement between us relating
to the subject matter herein and shall not be modified except in writing, signed by both parties, or by a change to these Terms of Use or Guidelines made by Kota Kows as set forth in Section 1 above. We may give notice to our users by means of a general notice on the Site, electronic mail to a user’s e-mail address on our records, or by written communication sent by first-class mail to a user’s address on our records.

 

12. International Matters

Unless otherwise specified, the materials in the Site are presented solely for the purpose of promoting services and products available in the United States and its territories, possessions, and protectorates. Kota Kows is controlled and operated from its United States office in Texas. We make no representation
that materials on the Site are appropriate or available for use in any particular location. Those who choose to access the Site do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable.