Grandma Communications LLC’s Platforms
Modification or Termination by Us
We may, in our sole, absolute, and irrefutable discretion, modify, add to, or delete portions of these Terms of Service at any time by our posting updated Terms of Service. Any modifications, additions, or deletions (“changes”) to these Terms of Service will become effective immediately upon that posting without any other notice to users of Our Platform and will take effect only prospectively from the dates of the respective changes. We may but shall have no obligation to notify persons on our mailing list, if any, of changes by email as well. No changes will become effective without our prior agreement to those changes, evidenced by our posting them on Our Platform. We will not post updates or send email notification regarding changes to the list of third parties, which we may update from time to time.
These Terms of Service, as they may be updated by any changes, are referenced throughout these Terms of Service as “these Terms.”
We reserve the right, in our sole, absolute, and irrefutable discretion, to modify, suspend, or terminate Our Platform or any portion of Our Platform at any time, with or without notice to you.
Our Platform and contents and elements of Our Platform (including, without limiting the generality of those contents and elements, both editorial content and the code used in programming Our Platform) are protected by United States of America (“U.S.A.”) and international copyright laws. Except as expressly provided in these Terms, you may not reproduce, distribute, transmit, display, prepare derivative works, perform, or use in any other way that is prohibited by copyright law without prior written consent of the copyright holder, any copyrighted material found on or in Our Platform. You may copy, print, or record content for your personal, noncommercial, lawful use if and only if you include all copyright and other notices contained in that content and you do not modify that content. To request our permission for any other use, please use our permission request form.
Grand Central® and Grand Central® logos and program names are our trademarks or service marks. We reserve all rights to these marks. You may not use any of our marks, logos, or graphics without our prior written consent. All other trademarks and service marks appearing on Our Platform are the property of their respective owners and should be used only with prior written consent from the respective owners.
Our Platform may contain or display advertisements for goods or services (including, among others, advertisements in connection with co-promotions, sponsorships, and other partnership arrangements), and links to websites, applications, or services, or use embedded tools, provided and controlled by persons not owned, operated, or controlled by any of us (“third parties”). Those websites, applications, services, or embedded tools (“Third Party Sites”) are governed by the terms of service of the respective third parties.
The purchase, payment, warranty, guarantee, delivery, maintenance, and all other matters concerning products, services, information, opinion, or advice ordered or received from any third parties or other persons except us are solely between you and the respective persons. We will not be a party to nor in any way responsible for monitoring any transaction between you and any third parties or other persons except us or for ensuring the confidentiality of your credit card information. Any separate charges or obligations you incur in your dealings with third parties or other persons except us are your responsibility to the respective persons.
We do not monitor nor control, and are not responsible in any way for, any Third Party Sites, do not endorse, warrant, nor guarantee, are not responsible in any way for, and make no representations nor warranties, either express or implied, regarding, the suitability, accuracy, completeness, timeliness, reliability, quality, availability, usefulness, safety, integrity, or legality of, (a) any content or information uploaded, displayed, or distributed on, (b) operators of any third parties referenced on, (c) any products or services available at any of the Third Party Sites or linked to, embedded in, featured on, or otherwise used via, or (d) any products or services of any third parties advertised, promoted, or displayed on, Our Platform.
If you choose to access any of the Third Party Sites, you do so at your own risk and subject to the terms of service and privacy policies of the respective third parties. Users of Our Platform should review these terms of service and privacy policies often, as they may change from time to time.
Really Simple Syndication Feeds and Other Subscription Services, if any
Subscription services, such as but not limited to newsletters and Really Simple Syndication (“RSS”) feeds, if any, available through Our Platform (collectively, “Subscription Services”) are covered by these Terms. You may use these RSS feeds and other Subscription Services, if any, for your personal, noncommercial, lawful use only, subject to charges and rules set forth in the descriptions of the respective Subscription Services. When using Subscription Services, you must link and provide attribution to Grandma Communications LLC, either in text, or by using “Grand Central®” or “Grand Central® Radio” or an image using the logo included in the Subscription Services. We may disable, change, or stop distributing any Subscription Services, if any, and we may require users to cease all use of any one or more Subscription Services, if any, at any time. To request our permission to use any Subscription Services, please use our permission request form.
Without limiting the generality of any other provision of these Terms, any software made available to access, use, view, or download in connection with any of Our Platform (“Software”), including, without limiting the generality of the foregoing, applications, podcasts, audio streaming, or video streaming, is owned or controlled by us or our licensors or suppliers and is protected by U.S.A. copyright laws and international treaty provisions. Your use of Software is limited to your personal, noncommercial, lawful use and is governed by the terms of the end user license agreement, if any, accompanying or included with the Software. We accept no responsibility or liability in connection with any Software owned or controlled by any third parties or other person except us.
Without limiting the generality of any other provision of these Terms, we make no representation or warranty that any materials on Our Platform are lawful, appropriate, or available for use in locations outside the U.S.A. You access Our Platform at your own risk and initiative and are responsible for compliance with any applicable laws in the jurisdiction of your location at access, residence, or citizenship.
The U.S.A. controls export of any Software. No Software or any other materials associated with Our Platform may be used, downloaded, or recorded by, or otherwise imported, exported, or re-exported to, countries or persons to the extent prohibited under export control laws, including but not limited to countries against which the U.S.A. has embargoed goods, or to anyone on the U.S.A. Treasury Department’s list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons or the U.S.A. Commerce Department’s Table of Deny Orders. You are responsible for compliance with the laws of the jurisdiction of your location at access, residence, and citizenship regarding the use, downloading, recording, import, export, or re-export of any Software or such other materials.
Without limiting the generality of your representations and warranties under other provisions of these Terms or otherwise, by using, downloading, or recording any Software or such other materials from Our Platform, you represent and warrant that are you not located in, under the control of, or a national, citizen, or resident of, any country to which such import, export, or re-export is prohibited and you are not a person by which such use, downloading, or recording, or to which import, export, or re-export, is prohibited, and that your use of Software and Our Platform is lawful.
Use of Our Platform
By using Our Platform, including, without limitation, by using Subscription Services, if any, downloadable content, or any other features of Our Platform, you agree to the following rules:
Our Platform does not permit users to post to Our Platform comments or other expressions of approval or disapproval.
Representations and Warranties
Without limiting the generality of your representations and warranties under other provisions of these Terms or otherwise, you represent and warrant that (a) you are at or above the legal age of majority in the jurisdiction of your primary legal residence, (b) all content on Our Platform accessed by you is acceptable to you, (c) you own or have sufficient authority to use Our Platform and each electronic, telephonic, computer, or other device that you use to access Our Platform (each, a “Device”), (d) when contacting us by Contact, email, telephone, or any other medium, you will not impersonate another person or entity or misrepresent your affiliation with any person or entity, (e) you will not use Our Platform in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, impair, or otherwise interfere with the use of Our Platform by others or cause damage or disruption to, or limit functioning of, any software, hardware, or telecommunications equipment, (f) you will not attempt to gain unauthorized access to Our Platform, accounts, computer systems, or networks through hacking, password mining, or any other means, and (g) your use of Our Platform is for personal, noncommercial, lawful purposes only and complies and will comply with law, each contract to which you or any person controlled by you are or is a party or that is binding upon you or any person controlled by you, and these Terms.
You agree that you will indemnify and hold harmless us and each of our managers, members, owners, directors, officers, employees, contractors, agents, licensees, licensors, distributors, suppliers, subsidiaries, and affiliates, and others involved in creating, sponsoring, promoting, or otherwise making available Our Platform, the contents of Our Platform, or Software (collectively, the “Grandma Communications LLC Team”), from and against any and all claims, actions, proceedings, demands, liabilities, costs, or expenses, including, without limiting the generality of the foregoing, reasonable attorneys’ fees, costs, and expenses at all trial and appellate levels of litigation and in arbitration, mediation, and all other alternative dispute resolution proceedings, procedures, or platforms, arising directly or indirectly from or in connection with (1) your breach of any of the representations and warranties set forth in these Terms or any other agreement between you and any of us or otherwise applicable to your use of Our Platform or Software or (2) your use of any of Our Platform or Software.
You also agree to cooperate fully with us in our assertion of any available defenses in connection with any claim, action, or proceeding subject to indemnification by you under these Terms.
Our Platform and all information, content, and materials on Our Platform are available on an “as is,” “where is,” “with all faults,” and “as available” basis, without any representations or warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including, without limiting the generality of the foregoing, (a) warranties of title or non-infringement of the rights of third parties or (b) implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, satisfactory quality, workmanlike effort, or informational content.
We do not warrant that Our Platform or Software will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that Our Platform or Software will be free of viruses or other harmful components. We also do not make any warranties as to the results that may be obtained from use of Our Platform or as to the suitability, accuracy, completeness, timeliness, reliability, quality, availability, usefulness, safety, integrity, legality, or content of any information, products, services, opinions, statements, or other material available on or through Our Platform or through links on Our Platform.
Use of Our Platform is entirely at your own risk.
Limitation of Liability
In no event whatsoever will we or any of the Grandma Communications LLC Team be liable to any person or entity whatsoever for any of the following, none of which shall limit the generality of any other of the following:
The limitations of liability under these Terms shall apply regardless of the form of action, whether based on contract, tort, negligence, strict liability, or otherwise, even if we have notice or knowledge of the possibility of damages.
In no event whatsoever will we or any of the Grandma Communications LLC Team be liable in the aggregate, jointly or severally, for any amount more than $100.00, which amount constitutes liquidated damages and not a penalty.
If you believe that your work has been reproduced on Our Platform in a way that constitutes infringement of copyright, trademark, other intellectual property, or other rights, please provide the following information in writing to our Rights Agent:
Our Rights Agent’s contact information is the following:
Grandma Communications LLC
143 E. Ridgewood Ave. #207
Ridgewood, NJ 07451
You must send all legal and other notices to us by email to firstname.lastname@example.org and by U.S. Postal Service mail to:
Grandma Communications LLC
143 E. Ridgewood Ave. #207
Ridgewood, NJ 07451