Terms & Conditions

 

WEBSITE TERMS AND CONDITIONS 

 

INTRODUCTION 

Welcome to Fame+Merch internet sites. In these terms and conditions, “Fame+Merch” “we” “us” or “our” refers to Fame+Merch, FM Expressions, and their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, related companies and third party contractors. These Terms and Conditions apply to all Fame+Merch internet sites which reference these Terms and Conditions, including without limitation: Fame+Merch.com, UnplugdApparel.com online stores, blogs and social accounts, and interfaces through applications and other online services, products and features we may make available, whether accessed via computer, mobile device, smart TV or otherwise (collectively the “Sites”). By using the Sites, or any of the products, features or services available on or through the Site (collectively the “Services”), you agree, without limitation or qualification, to be bound by these terms and conditions and such other additional or alternative terms, conditions, rules and policies which are displayed or to which you may be directed in connection with any particular Site or Service (collectively, the “Terms and Conditions”). If you do not agree with these Terms and Conditions, you are not permitted to use the Sites or Services. 

   

PRIVACY & USE OF COOKIES 

Please consult our Privacy Policy for information on how Fame+Merch collects, uses and discloses cookies and other user information. 

 

REGISTRATION, ACCOUNTS AND PASSWORDS 

Certain Services made available on the Sites may require registration or subscription. Should you choose to proceed with the registration or subscription process, you agree to provide accurate and current information about yourself, and to update such information to ensure it is kept accurate and complete. You agree to be responsible for: (a) maintaining the confidentiality of any passwords or other account identifiers which you choose or are assigned one as a result of any registration or subscription on the Sites, and (b) all activities that occur through such account. You agree to notify us of any unauthorized use of your password or account. We are not responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of, or in connection with, your failure to comply with this section. 

 

RESTRICTIONS ON USE OF MATERIALS 

 The Sites and each of their entire contents, features and functionality, including but not limited to all information, software, code, text, displays, graphics, photographs, video, audio, musical works, performances, design, presentation, selection and arrangement (the “Content”) and the Services are owned by Fame+Merch and/or its licensors, and are protected in all forms by intellectual property laws including without limitation, copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, and any other proprietary rights. 
 
Fame+Merch grants you a limited non-exclusive, non-transferable, revocable license, to the extent possible, to use and display on your computer or other electronic access device the Content and Services for your own personal and non-commercial use only, provided that you do not modify the Content or any copyright and other proprietary notices in relation to such Content. Except as provided herein, you agree not to reproduce, make derivative works of, retransmit, distribute, sell, publish, communicate, publicly display, broadcast or otherwise make available any of the Content obtained through the Site or Services, including without limitation, by caching, data scraping, framing or similar means, without the prior written consent of Fame+Merch and any other copyright owner of such Content.  
 
If you print off, copy or download any part of the Sites in breach of these Terms and Conditions, your right to use the Site will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made. You have no right, title, or interest in or to the Sites or to any content on the Sites, and all rights not expressly granted are reserved by Fame+Merch. Any use of the Sites not expressly permitted by these Terms and Conditions is a breach of these Terms and Conditions and may violate copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property laws. 

 

TRADEMARKS 

Fame+Merch and all associated designs and logos are trademarks of Fame+Merch. All other product, brand and company names and logos used or mentioned on the Sites or any of the Services may be the trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners. Any use of any trademarks appearing on the Sites or any of the Services without the express written consent of the owner of the trademark is strictly prohibited. 

 

USER CONDUCT 

We want people to respect the safety and well-being of others while using the Sites. In consideration of the availability and your use of the Sites and the Services, you agree to comply with all applicable laws and regulations and these Terms and Conditions. You acknowledge that Fame+Merch may investigate any violations of law and may cooperate with law enforcement in this regard. 
 
In using the Sites and Services, you agree not to: 

  • Post, transmit, link to, or otherwise distribute/share any materials, information or content constituting, advocating or encouraging conduct that is unlawful, misleading, discriminatory or fraudulent; 
  • Defame, abuse, stalk, harass, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights of others, including without limitation, rights relating to their intellectual property, privacy and publicity; 
  • Post, transmit, link to, or otherwise distribute any defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful material or information; 
  • Post, transmit, link to, or otherwise distribute any information, materials or content (including for greater certainty, software) which contains a virus, cancelbot, trojan horse, worm or other harmful or disruptive component; 
  • Access or collect data from our Sites using automated means (without our prior permission) or attempt to access data you do not have permission to access; 
  • Transmit, or procure the sending of, any advertisements or promotions without our prior written consent, commercial activities or sales, including without limitation any spam, sales promotions, barter, or advertising or any other similar solicitation; or 
  • Impersonate or attempt to impersonate Fame+Merch, Fame+Merch staff, another user, or any other person or entity (including, without limitation, by using email addresses, or screen names associated with any of the foregoing). 

We can remove or restrict access to content that is in violation of these provisions. 

We encourage you to report content or conduct that you believe violates your rights (including intellectual property rights) or our terms and policies. 

 

RESPONSIBILITY FOR MINORS 

In cases where, as a parent or legal guardian, you have authorized a minor to use the Sites or any of the Services, you recognize that you are fully responsible for: (i) the online conduct of such minor; (ii) controlling the minor's access to and use of the Sites or any of the Services; and (iii) the consequences of any misuse by the minor. You acknowledge that some of the areas of the Sites may contain material that is inappropriate for minors. 

 

CONTENT SUBMISSION 

You own the intellectual property rights (things like copyright or trademarks) in any such content that you create and share on the Sites and Services you use. Nothing in these Terms takes away the rights you have to your own content. You are free to share your content with anyone else, wherever you want. 
 
However, to provide our services we need you to give us some legal permissions to use this content. 
 
Specifically, when you share, post, or upload content that is covered by intellectual property rights on or in connection with our Sites, you automatically grant (or warrant that the owner of such material expressly grants) us a non-exclusive, perpetual, transferable, sub-licensable, royalty-free, and worldwide right and license to host, use, broadcast, televise, exploit, communicate, distribute, modify, adapt, run, copy, transmit, publicly perform or display, translate, and create compilations and derivative works of your content. This means, for example, that if you share a photo on the Sites, you give us permission to store, copy, and share it with others. Such license shall apply with respect to any form, media, or technology now known or later developed. In addition, you warrant that all “moral rights” in such materials submitted by you have been waived in favor of Fame+Merch and that you own or have the right to use the intellectual property contained therein. 
 
If you are a minor, you must have permission from your parent or legal guardian to upload any materials to our Sites. In the event that material is uploaded without permission, all uploaded material will be removed immediately and without notice to you.  
 
We cannot be responsible for the content or accuracy of any information provided by other users on the Sites. When using the Sites, you may not post, transmit, link to, or otherwise distribute any information, materials or content that do not generally pertain to the designated topic or theme of the Sites. Your use of the Sites for commercial purposes of any kind is strictly prohibited. Please note that Fame+Merch reserves the right to refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, that, in its sole discretion, are unacceptable, undesirable, or in violation of these Terms and Conditions. 

 

DISCLAIMER 

YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT: (A) THE SITES AND SERVICES ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS AND THAT Fame+Merch MAKES NO WARRANTIES, REPRESENTATIONS OR CONDITIONS ("WARRANTIES") OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT AND THAT ANY SUCH WARRANTIES ARE HEREBY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMED TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, AND (B) Fame+Merch SPECIFICALLY MAKES NO WARRANTIES THAT THE SITES OR SERVICES, INCLUDING ANY CONTENT, INFORMATION, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES OBTAINED FROM OR THROUGH THE USE OF THE SITES OR SERVICES, WILL BE PROVIDED ON AN UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE OR ERROR-FREE BASIS OR THAT SUCH SERVICES OR THE RESULTS DERIVED THEREFROM WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS OR EXPECTATIONS. 

 

MONITORING 

You acknowledge that Fame+Merch has no obligation to monitor the Sites or any content accessible through the Sites or Services. However, you agree that Fame+Merch has the right to monitor the Sites electronically from time to time and to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any law, regulation or other governmental request, to operate the Sites or Services properly, or to protect itself or its users in accordance with the Privacy Policy. 

 

MODIFICATIONS 

Fame+Merch reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to add to, remove, modify or otherwise change any part of these Terms and Conditions, in whole or in part, at any time. Except as otherwise expressly contemplated herein, changes will be effective when notice of such change is posted on the Sites. Please check these Terms and Conditions regularly for updates by checking the date of “Last Update” at the top of this document. If any change is not acceptable to you, you must discontinue your use of the Sites and any of the Services immediately. Your continued use of the Sites or Services after any such changes are posted will constitute acceptance of those changes. Further, Fame+Merch reserves the right to change, modify, suspend or discontinue any aspect of the Sites, Services or Content from time to time without notice or liability and for any reason whatsoever. 

 

DOWNLOADS AND SHAREWARE 

Certain sites allow you to download software applications or other forms of Content, including files, images and/or data incorporated therein (collectively, the “Software”). Software may be made available to you by Fame+Merch or third parties through the Sites subject to the terms and conditions made available to you during the software installation process. In such case, you agree that the Software is licensed to you by Fame+Merch or third parties for your personal and non-commercial use only provided that you do not modify the Software or any copyright and other proprietary notices and that Fame+Merch or the designated third parties retain full and complete title to the Software and all intellectual property rights therein. You may not redistribute, sell, de-compile, reverse engineer, disassemble, or otherwise reduce the Software to a human-readable form. You agree that it is your responsibility to review and evaluate the terms and conditions of the Software, and that all risk associated with the use of, or reliance on, the Software rests with you. You further agree that Fame+Merch, including its suppliers, shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, in any way for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of, or in connection with your use of, or reliance on, the Software, including the failure of the Software to meet your needs, standards, expectations or specifications.    

If you download or use our software, you give us permission to download and install updates to the software where available. 

 

CONTENT LINKED TO A Fame+Merch SITE  

Please exercise discretion while browsing the internet. Please note that certain links on the Sites may take you to other websites. Fame+Merch provides these links only as a convenience and not as an endorsement by Fame+Merch. These linked sites are not necessarily under the control of Fame+Merch. If you decide to visit any linked site, you do so at your own risk and it is your responsibility to take all protective measures to guard against viruses and other destructive elements. Fame+Merch is not responsible for the content of any such linked sites or any other web page which is not part of the Sites and under Fame+Merch’s control. Unless otherwise expressly provided, Fame+Merch makes no representation or warranty regarding, and does not endorse, any linked site or the information, products or services appearing thereon. Accordingly, you agree that Fame+Merch will not be responsible or liable in any way for the accuracy, relevancy, copyright compliance, legality, or decency of material contained in any site linked from the Sites. 

 

DEALINGS WITH THIRD PARTIES 

You acknowledge and agree that your correspondence or business dealings with any third parties, including any merchants or advertisers, found on, or through, the Site or Services, including payment for and delivery of related goods and services, and all other terms, conditions, representations and warranties related to such dealings, are solely between you and such third parties. Fame+Merch assumes no responsibility whatsoever for any charges you or any user of your account incurs when making purchases or other transactions in this manner. Further, the responsibility for ensuring compliance with all applicable laws in connection with any such transactions shall be yours alone. You agree that Fame+Merch shall not be responsible or liable in any way for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of, or in connection with, any such dealings or transactions. 

 

COPYRIGHT NOTICE 

If you believe any materials accessible on or from the Sites infringes your copyright, you may request removal of those materials (or access to them) by submitting written notification to us with: (a) your physical or electronic signature, (b) identification of the copyrighted work you believe to have been infringed, (c) identification of the material you believe to be infringing in enough detail to locate it, (d) your name and contact information, (e) a statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the copyrighted material is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent or the law, (f) a statement that the information in the written notice is accurate, and (g) a statement that you are authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner. 

Please be aware that if you knowingly materially misrepresent that any material or activity on the Sites is infringing your copyright, you may be held liable for damages (including costs and legal fees, disbursements and charges). 

 

INDEMNIFICATION 

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless each of Fame+Merch, its licensors and each of their respective officers, directors, employees and agents, including all third parties mentioned on the Sites, from and against any and all claims, actions or demands, including without limitation reasonable legal and accounting fees, resulting from or related to: (a) your breach of any of these Terms and Conditions; (b) your access to or use of the Sites, Services or Content; or (c) your use or reliance on, or publication, communication or distribution of anything on or from the Sites or Services. You shall use your best efforts to cooperate with us in the defense of any claim. We reserve the right, at our own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you. 

 

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY 

TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT IN NO EVENT SHALL Fame+Merch, INCLUDING ITS AFFILIATES AND LICENSORS, BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, AND ANY DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, SAVINGS, GOODWILL OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES, REGARDLESS OF WHETHER Fame+Merch HAD BEEN ADVISED OF OR COULD HAVE FORESEEN THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH: (A) THE USE, INABILITY TO USE OR PERFORMANCE OF ANY OF THE SERVICES OF Fame+Merch SITES, (B) ANY UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR MODIFICATION TO ANY OF YOUR CONTENT OR TRANSMISSIONS, OR (C) ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO Fame+Merch SITES OR SERVICES.  
 
You expressly acknowledge that Fame+Merch has entered into this agreement, and has and will make the Sites, Content and Services available to you in reliance upon the limitations and exclusions of liability and the disclaimers set forth herein, and that the same form an essential basis of the bargain between you and Fame+Merch. You expressly agree that the limitations and exclusions of liability and the disclaimers set forth herein will survive, and continue to apply in the case of, a fundamental breach or breaches, the failure of essential purpose of contract, the failure of any exclusive remedy or termination of this agreement. 

 

GOVERNING LAW/JURISDICTIONAL ISSUES 
 
Any disputes arising out of or related to these Terms of Use and/or any use by you of the Site or Service shall be governed by the laws of Virginia, without regard to its choice of law rules and without regard to conflicts of laws principles. You submit and agree to the personal jurisdiction of the state and federal courts located in Virginia.  

 

TERMINATION 

You acknowledge and agree that Fame+Merch, in its sole and absolute discretion, may, without notice to you, suspend or terminate your account or your use of, or access to, the Sites or Services, and remove and discard any information or content related to the Sites or Services (and your use thereof), for any reason, including where Fame+Merch believes that you have violated any of these Terms and Conditions. You further agree that Fame+Merch shall not be liable to you or to any other person as a result of any such suspension or termination. If you are dissatisfied with the Sites or Services or with any terms, conditions, rules, policies, guidelines, or practices of Fame+Merch in operating the Sites or Services, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using the Sites or Services. 

 

SUBMISSION OF IDEAS AND/OR SUGGESTIONS 

Fame+Merch is always improving its websites and Services and developing new features. If you have ideas and/or suggestions regarding improvements or additions, we would like to hear them - but any submission will be subject to these Terms and Conditions. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL ANY DISCLOSURE OF ANY IDEA AND/OR SUGGESTION OR RELATED MATERIAL TO Fame+Merch BE SUBJECT TO ANY OBLIGATION OF CONFIDENTIALITY OR EXPECTATION OF COMPENSATION. BY SUBMITTING THE IDEA AND/OR SUGGESTION OR ANY RELATED MATERIAL TO Fame+Merch, YOU ARE WAIVING ANY AND ALL RIGHTS THAT YOU MAY HAVE IN THE IDEA AND/OR SUGGESTION OR ANY RELATED MATERIAL AND ARE REPRESENTING AND WARRANTING TO Fame+Merch THAT THE IDEA AND/OR SUGGESTION OR ANY RELATED MATERIAL ARE WHOLLY ORIGINAL WITH YOU, THAT NO ONE ELSE HAS ANY RIGHTS IN THE IDEA AND/OR SUGGESTION OR ANY RELATED MATERIAL AND THAT Fame+Merch IS FREE TO IMPLEMENT THE IDEA AND/OR SUGGESTION AND TO USE THE RELATED MATERIAL IF IT SO DESIRES, AS PROVIDED OR AS MODIFIED BY Fame+Merch, WITHOUT OBTAINING PERMISSION OR LICENSE FROM ANY THIRD PARTY. 

 

GENERAL PROVISIONS 

This agreement is personal to you, and you may not assign your rights or obligations to anyone. The  Privacy Policy, these Terms and Conditions and any other documents governing the use of the Sites constitute the only agreement between Fame+Merch and you pertaining to your use of the Sites, Services and Content and supercede any prior agreements between you and Fame+Merch with respect to the subject matter hereof. Fame+Merch 's failure to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any right or provision of these Terms and Conditions shall not constitute or be construed as a waiver of any right or provision. If any of the provisions (or parts thereof) contained in these Terms and Conditions are determined to be void, invalid or otherwise unenforceable by a court of competent jurisdiction, such determination shall not affect the remaining provisions (or parts thereof) contained herein. No changes to these Terms and Conditions shall be made except by a revised posting on this page or except as otherwise expressly contemplated herein.