Ownership of Intellectual Property
This Site and all of its content, including, without limitation, all text, graphics, and photographs accessed from or available on the Site (collectively, the “Materials”), are the copyrighted works of Root, its affiliates, and third parties. The trademarks on this Site are owned by Root, its affiliates, and third parties. The trademarks of others that are referenced on this Site are used for identification purposes only. Nothing contained herein will constitute a grant of any license or right under any Materials, trademarks, or other intellectual property rights of Root, its affiliates, or any third party, nor will it be construed as conferring any such license or right by implication, estoppel, implication by law, or otherwise.
You will receive a password and account designation upon completing the registration process. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the password and account, and for all activities that occur under your password or account. You agree to notify Root immediately of any unauthorized use of your password or account, or any other security breach. You also agree to exit from your account at the end of each session. You acknowledge and agree that Root will not be liable for any loss arising from your failure to comply with this Paragraph. You agree that your account is non-transferable.
THE SITE, THE PERFORMANCE OF THE SITE, AND ALL MATERIALS ACCESSED FROM OR AVAILABLE ON THE SITE ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. ROOT HAS USED REASONABLE COMMERCIAL EFFORTS TO PROVIDE YOU WITH ACCURATE INFORMATION AND MATERIALS ON OUR SITE. HOWEVER, WE DO NOT GUARANTEE THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY OR COMPLETENESS OF ANY OF THE INFORMATION OR MATERIALS ACCESSED FROM OR AVAILABLE ON THIS SITE. ROOT DISCLAIMS ALL LIABILITY RELATING TO THE USE OR INTERPRETATION OF ANY INFORMATION OR MATERIALS ACCESSED FROM OR AVAILABLE ON THE SITE, AND DECISIONS THAT ARE MADE BASED ON ANY SUCH INFORMATION OR MATERIALS ARE THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE INDIVIDUAL. IN NO EVENT WILL ROOT BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES ARISING FROM THE USE OR THE PERFORMANCE OF THIS SITE, HOWEVER ARISING, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so the above exclusion may not apply to you.
Links to Third Party Sites
Links to other sites, as well as references to products and services offered by third parties, may be provided to you for convenience and do not constitute an endorsement or approval by us. We do not assume any liability for your use of any of the foregoing, which you acknowledge and agree will be at your own risk. You should be aware that such third party sites may collect data or solicit personal information from you. As we do not control such sites, we are not responsible for their privacy policies. We encourage you to review the legal and privacy policies of all third party sites.
Representation by User
Digital Millennium Copyright Act Notice
Users of this Site are required to honor the protection given to data copyright laws. We will, in appropriate circumstances and at our sole discretion, terminate use of this Site by any visitors who infringe on the intellectual property rights of others. If you believe that your work has been reproduced on or through this Site and that it constitutes copyright infringement, please provide written notice to our designated agent in accordance with the requirements of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. Section 512. Our designated agent is provided below. A notice of claimed copyright infringement by a “complaining party” must include the following information:
1. A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is already infringed. 2. Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site. In other words, please provide us with a description of the copyrighted work or other intellectual property that you claim has been infringed. 3. Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit Root to locate the material. In other words, you must provide a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Site. 4. Information reasonably sufficient to permit Root to contact the complaining party, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail address at which the complaining party may be contacted. In other words, if you believe that you work has been copied in a way that violates your rights, please provide us with your address, telephone number, and e-mail address. 5. A statement that the complaining party has a good faith belief that use of the matter complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law. 6. A statement that the information in the notice is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed. We need a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright or intellectual property owner (or authorized to act on the intellectual property owner’s behalf).
Root’s designated agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement is Brad I. Root, who can be reached as follows:
By Mail: PO Box 706, Medina OH 44258-0706 USA
By Phone: 800-289-7668 x.3244
By Fax: 800-685-2094
By Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Information that We Collect and How it is Used
User Registration and Other Transactions
You may visit the Site without disclosing any personally identifiable information. You may, however, voluntarily provide personally identifiable contact information through our Site, for example, by registering with our Site. During registration, you will be asked to supply personally identifiable information that may include your name, address, phone number and e-mail address. The primary reasons that we collect personally identifiable information are to contact you, provide you with information, newsletters and materials, respond to your requests and questions, provide you with information about special product offers and new products, and to better understand the use of our Site.
Root may track user traffic patterns throughout the Site. Such information enables us to better tailor our content to users’ needs and helps us understand the demographics of our audience.
Disclosure of Information
Root may share your personally identifiable information or aggregate information with affiliates, business partners, third parties performing functions on our behalf, and/or a third party that acquires ownership or control of our business. We may also disclose information if we believe in good faith that is required by law.
Information, suggestions, and comments received by Root will be deemed to be non-confidential. Root will be free to reproduce, use, disclose and distribute such information to others without limitation. Further, Root will be free to use any ideas and concepts contained in such information for any purpose whatsoever.
Third Party Sites
Users may choose not to register with this Site. If you wish to stop receiving certain types of information from us, please send an email to email@example.com.
The transmission of information over the Internet or other publicly accessible networks is not secure, and is subject to possible loss, interception or alteration while in transit. Accordingly, we do not assume any liability for any damage you may experience or costs you may incur as a result of any transmissions over the Internet or other publicly accessible networks, such as the submission of any of your personally identifiable information to us.
Use by Children
We do not intend to collect any personally identifiable information from children through our Site. Individuals under eighteen (18) should consult with a parent or guardian about the use of this Site.
Updating Information; Questions
Any user who desires to review, amend or correct information relating to them, or has questions about personal information submitted to Root, should contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.