Terms of Use

WELCOME TO THE STRONGER TOGETHER WEB SITE (the “site”). PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS SITE. YOUR USE OF THIS SITE CONSTITUTES YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF AND AGREEMENT TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS. IF YOU DO NOT WISH TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, YOU MAY NOT CONTINUE TO USE THIS SITE.

Proprietary Rights

Unless otherwise indicated, all of our website content is the property of or licensed to the National Cooperative Grocers Association (“NCGA”) and is protected under U.S. and foreign copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property laws. Trademarks designated with a ™ or ® or otherwise are owned by NCGA or identified third parties.

Rights in Content

We grant you the limited right to display our website content only on your computer screen, to copy the content as reasonably necessary in connection with such display, and to print and store the content for your personal, noncommercial use, provided that all copyright or other proprietary rights notices appear on the printed and stored versions. You will not distribute, publish, transmit, modify, create work derivative works from, or in any way commercially exploit any of the content for any purpose. This agreement gives you no rights in the content, products, services, processes, or technology contained in our website. All such rights are retained by NCGA and any third party owners of such rights. You may not “frame” or “mirror” any content or portion of our website on any other server without our prior written permission.

Termination

We reserve the right to terminate your access to our website, or any portion of it, at any time, without notice. Any breach of this agreement will result in termination of your right to use the site. Upon termination you are no longer authorized to access or use the site, and the restrictions imposed on you with respect to downloaded material, and the disclaimers and limitations of liability set forth in this agreement, will survive termination.

Links

The site may contain links and pointers to internet sites maintained by third parties. We do not operate or control such sites or any information, products, or services provided on such sites. Third party links are included solely for your convenience, and do not constitute an endorsement by us. You assume sole responsibility for use of third party links, and the disclaimer and limitation of liability provisions set forth in this agreement are applicable for your use at such third party sites. We do not monitor or approve the privacy or security practices of such sites; you access and use them at your own risk.

Disclaimer

OUR WEB SITE AND ALL CONTENT ARE PROVIDED “AS IS,” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AND WE SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIM ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. ADDITIONALLY, NO WARRANTIES EXIST REGARDING THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, COMPLETENESS, OR TIMELINESS OF THE CONTENT, SERVICES, PRODUCTS, TEXTS, GRAPHICS, LINKS, OR OTHER ITEMS CONTAINED WITHIN THE SITE, OR THE RESULTS OBTAINED FROM ACCESSING OR USING THE SITE. WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE CONTENT OR FUNCTIONS WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THE SITE, INCLUDING THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE, IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. YOU ASSUME ALL RISKS OF USE OF THE SITE.

Limitation of Liability

In no event will NCGA, its affiliates or licensors be liable for any special, incidental, or consequential damages, however caused, whether for breach of warranty, contract, or tort (including negligence, strict liability or otherwise).

Indemnity

You agree to indemnify and hold NCGA, its officers, directors, agents and employees from and against all claims, damages, and expenses, including attorney’s fees, arising out of any information, message, content, or materials uploaded, posted, distributed or transmitted to or through the site by you, or otherwise arising out of your use of the site.

Digital Millennium Copyright Act

NCGA respects the intellectual property rights of others and has a policy to remove infringing content and restrict or deny access to repeat infringers. If you are a copyright owner and you believe your work has been copied and used improperly on the site, please contact our copyright compliance officer at info@strongertogether.coop. You must include the following information in your request: (1) physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner; (2) description of the work you claim has been infringed and the location of the alleged infringement on the Site; (3) your contact information including address, telephone number and e-mail address; (4) a written statement that you have a good faith belief the accused usage is infringing; and (5) a statement by you under penalty of perjury that the information in the notice is accurate and that you are duly authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner.

Privacy

Our privacy policy may be found here.

Governing Law

The rights and liabilities of the parties arising out of or relating to this agreement will be governed by the laws of the state of Minnesota, without regard to its conflict of laws principles. Any dispute arising out of this contest will be resolved in the state and federal courts located in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and all parties consent to the sole and exclusive jurisdiction of such courts.

General Provisions

This agreement will be deemed to include all other notices, policies, disclaimers, and other terms contained within or applicable to particular portions of our website or services offered.

This is the entire agreement between us and you with respect to our website; any modification of this agreement must be in writing and agreed to by both of us.

If any portion of this agreement is found to be unenforceable, the remaining provisions will be enforced to the full extent permitted by law.

Contact

If you have questions regarding these terms and conditions or content of our website you may contact info@strongertogether.coop.