Terms of Use

Welcome to chefsunshinecatering.com, the website and online service of Chef Sunshine Catering (“Chef Sunshine Catering” “we,” or “us”). This page explains the terms by which you may use our website and related services. By accessing or using the Chef Sunshine Catering website, software and services provided in connection with our service (the “Service”), you signify that you have read, understood, and agree to be bound by this Terms & Conditions Agreement (this “Agreement”), whether or not you are a registered user of our Service. This Agreement applies to all visitors, users, and others who access the Service (“Users”).

Please read these Terms and Conditions carefully.

BY CLICKING THE “I AGREE” BUTTON OR BY ACCESSING, VISITING, BROWSING, USING, OR ATTEMPTING TO INTERACT WITH ANY PART OF THIS WEB SITE, OR THE SERVICE, YOU AGREE THAT YOU HAVE READ, UNDERSTAND, AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THIS AGREEMENT. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THIS AGREEMENT, DO NOT ACCESS OR USE ANY PART OF THIS WEB SITE. WE RESERVE THE RIGHT, FROM TIME TO TIME, WITH OR WITHOUT NOTICE TO YOU, TO MAKE CHANGES TO THIS AGREEMENT IN OUR SOLE DISCRETION. CONTINUED USE OF ANY PART OF THIS WEB SITE CONSTITUTES YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF SUCH CHANGES. THE MOST CURRENT VERSION OF THIS AGREEMENT, WHICH SUPERSEDES ALL PREVIOUS VERSIONS, CAN BE REVIEWED BY CLICKING ON THE “TERMS & CONDITIONS” HYPERLINK LOCATED AT THE BOTTOM OF EVERY PAGE ON OUR WEB SITE.

1. Use of Our Service

Chef Sunshine Catering provides a place for you to discover, track, and talk about news articles with a community of friends. You do not have to register in order to visit Chef Sunshine Catering. To access certain features of the Service, though, you will need to register with Chef Sunshine Catering and create a “Member” account. Your account gives you access to the services and functionality that we may establish and maintain from time to time and in our sole discretion.

You may never use another Member’s account without permission. When creating your account, you must provide accurate and complete information. You are solely responsible for the activity that occurs on your account, and you must keep your account password secure. You must notify Chef Sunshine Catering immediately of any breach of security or unauthorized use of your account. Although Chef Sunshine Catering will not be liable for your losses caused by any unauthorized use of your account, you shall be liable for the losses of Chef Sunshine Catering or others due to such unauthorized use.

By providing Chef Sunshine Catering your email address you consent to our using the email address to send you Service-related notices, including any notices required by law, in lieu of communication by postal mail. To the extent permitted under applicable law, you may not opt out of Service-related e-mails. We may also use your email address to send you other messages, including changes to features of the Service and special offers. If you do not want to receive such email messages, you may unsubscribe by clicking a link within the email. Opting out will prevent you from receiving email messages regarding updates, improvements, or offers.

The Service is subject to scheduled and unscheduled service interruptions. All aspects of the Service are subject to change or elimination at Chef Sunshine Catering’s sole discretion. Chef Sunshine Catering reserves the right to interrupt the Service with or without prior notice for any reason or no reason. You agree that Chef Sunshine Catering will not be liable to you for any interruption of the Service, delay or failure to perform.

You are solely responsible for your interactions with other Chef Sunshine Catering Users. We reserve the right, but have no obligation, to monitor disputes between you and other Users. Chef Sunshine Catering shall have no liability for your interactions with other Users, or for any User’s action or inaction.

To access this site or some of the resources it offers, you may be asked to provide certain registration details or other information. It is a condition of your use of this site that all the information you provide on this site will be correct, current, and complete. If we believe the information you provide is not correct, current, or complete, we have the right to refuse you access to this site or any of its resources, and to terminate or suspend your access at any time.

Subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement, Chef Sunshine Catering grants you permission to use the Service for your personal, non-commercial purposes only unless otherwise specified. You may not use this site for any other purpose, including any commercial purpose, without our express prior written consent. You may not modify, copy, distribute, display, send, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell any information, content, software, products, or services obtained from or otherwise connected to our website. You agree not to engage in any of the following prohibited activities:

(i) copying, distributing, or disclosing any part of the Service in any medium, including without limitation by any automated or non-automated “scraping”;

(ii) using any automated system, including without limitation “robots,” “spiders,” “offline readers,” etc., to access the Service in a manner that sends more request messages to the Chef Sunshine Catering servers than a human can reasonably produce in the same period of time by using a conventional on-line web browser;

(iii) attempting to interfere with, compromise the system integrity or security, or decipher any transmissions to or from the servers running the Service;

(iv) taking any action that imposes, or may impose at our sole discretion an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure;

(v) uploading invalid data, viruses, worms, or other software agents through the Service;

(vi) collecting or harvesting any personally identifiable information, including account names and email addresses, from the Service;

(vii) using the Service for any commercial solicitation purposes;

(viii) using any information obtained from the Service in order to harass, abuse, or harm another person, or in order to contact, advertise to, solicit, or sell to any Member without their prior explicit consent,

(ix) impersonating another person or otherwise misrepresenting your affiliation with a person or entity, conducting fraud, hiding or attempting to hide your identity;

(x) interfering with the proper working of the Service; or, (xi) bypassing the measures we may use to prevent or restrict access to the Service. In order to protect our Members from unsolicited advertising or solicitation, Chef Sunshine Catering reserves the right to restrict the number of communications which a Member may send to other Members in any 24-hour period to a number that Chef Sunshine Catering deems appropriate in its sole discretion. Chef Sunshine Catering may permanently or temporarily terminate, suspend, or otherwise refuse to permit your access to the Service without notice and liability for any reason, including if in Chef Sunshine Caterings’s sole determination you violate any provision of this Agreement, or for no reason. Upon termination for any reason or no reason, you continue to be bound by this Agreement.

You may use this site for purposes expressly permitted by this site. As a condition of your use of our Service, you warrant to us that you will not use the Service for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices. For example, you may not (and may not authorize any party to) (i) cobrand this site, or (ii) frame this site, or (iii) hyperlink to this site, without the express prior written permission of an authorized representative of Chef Sunshine Catering. For purposes of this Agreement, “cobranding” means to display a name, logo, trademark, or other means of attribution or identification of any party in such a manner as is reasonably likely to give a user the impression that such other party has the right to display, publish, or distribute this site or content accessible within this site. You agree to cooperate with us in causing any unauthorized cobranding, framing, or hyperlinking immediately to cease. In addition, you may not use our website in any manner which could disable, overburden, damage, or impair the website or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the website. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials, content, or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through the website.

We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to terminate your access to any or all of our website and the related services or any portion thereof at any time, without notice.

2. User Content and Communication Services

Some areas of the Service may allow Users to post comments, questions, content, and other information (“User Content”) and may contain forums, bulletin board services, chat areas, message boards, news groups, communities, and/or other message or communication facilities designed to allow you to communicate with the Internet community or with a group (collectively, “Communication Services”). You are solely responsible for your User Content that you upload, publish, display, link to or otherwise make available (hereinafter, “post”) on the Service, and you agree that we are only acting as a passive conduit for your online distribution and publication of your User Content.

You agree not to post User Content that:

(i) may create a risk of harm, loss, physical or mental injury, emotional distress, death, disability, disfigurement, or physical or mental illness to you, to any other person, or to any animal;

(ii) may create a risk of any other loss or damage to any person or property;

(iii) seeks to harm or exploit children by exposing them to inappropriate content, asking for personally identifiable details or otherwise;

(iv) may constitute or contribute to a crime or tort;

(v) contains any information or content that we deem to be unlawful, harmful, abusive, racially or ethnically offensive, defamatory, infringing, invasive of personal privacy or publicity rights, harassing, humiliating to other people (publicly or otherwise), libelous, threatening, profane, or otherwise objectionable;

(vi) contains any information or content that is illegal (including, without limitation, the disclosure of insider information under securities law or of another party’s trade secrets); or

(vii) contains any information or content that you do not have a right to make available under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships; or (

viii) contains any information or content that you know is not correct and current. You agree that any User Content that you post does not and will not violate third-party rights of any kind, including without limitation any Intellectual Property Rights (as defined below), rights of publicity and privacy. To the extent that your User Content contains music, you hereby represent that you are the owner of all the copyright rights, including without limitation the performance, mechanical, and sound recordings rights, with respect to each and every musical composition (including lyrics) and sound recording contained in such User Content and have the power to grant the license granted below. Chef Sunshine Catering reserves the right, but is not obligated, to reject and/or remove any User Content that Chef Sunshine Catering believes, in its sole discretion, violates these provisions. You understand that publishing your User Content on the Service is not a substitute for registering it with the U.S. Copyright Office, the Writer’s Guild of America, or any other rights organization.

For the purposes of this Agreement, “Intellectual Property Rights” means all patent rights, copyright rights, mask work rights, moral rights, rights of publicity, trademark, trade dress and service mark rights, goodwill, trade secret rights and other intellectual property rights as may now exist or hereafter come into existence, and all applications therefore and registrations, renewals and extensions thereof, under the laws of any state, country, territory or other jurisdiction.

Chef Sunshine Catering takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for any User Content that you or any other Users or third parties post or send over the Service. You understand and agree that any loss or damage of any kind that occurs as a result of the use of any User Content that you send, upload, download, stream, post, transmit, display, or otherwise make available or access through your use of the Service, is solely your responsibility. Chef Sunshine Catering is not responsible for any public display or misuse of your User Content. You understand and acknowledge that you may be exposed to User Content that is inaccurate, offensive, indecent, or objectionable, and you agree that Chef Sunshine Catering shall not be liable for any damages you allege to incur as a result of such User Content. Chef Sunshine Catering may provide tools for you to remove some User Content, but does not guarantee that all or any User Content will be removable.

You agree to use the Communication Services only to post, send and receive messages and content that are proper and related to the particular Communication Service. Among other actions, when using a Communication Service, you agree that you will not post, send, submit, publish, or transmit in connection with this site any material that:

(i) you do not have the right to post, including proprietary material of any third party, such as files containing software or other material protected by intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy or publicity);

(ii) advocates illegal activity or discusses an intent to commit an illegal act;

(iii) is vulgar, obscene, pornographic, or indecent;

(iv) does not pertain directly to this site;

(v) threatens or abuses others, libels, defames, invades privacy, stalks, is obscene, pornographic, racist, abusive, harassing, threatening, or offensive;

(vi) seeks to exploit or harm children by exposing them to inappropriate content, asking for personally identifiable details or otherwise;

(vii) harvests or otherwise collects information about others, including e-mail addresses, without their consent;

(viii) violates any law or may be considered to violate any law;

(ix) impersonates or misrepresents your connection to any other entity or person or otherwise manipulates headers or identifiers to disguise the origin of the content;

(x) falsifies or deletes any author attributions, legal or other proper notices, or proprietary designations or labels of the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is permissibly uploaded;

(xi) advertises any commercial endeavor (e.g., offering for sale products or services) or otherwise engages in any commercial activity (e.g., conducting raffles or contests, displaying sponsorship banners, and/or soliciting goods or services) except as may be specifically authorized by Chef Sunshine Catering;

(xii) solicits funds, advertisers, or sponsors;

(xiii) includes programs that contain viruses, worms, and/or Trojan horses or any other computer code, files, or programs designed to interrupt, destroy, or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications;

(xiv) disrupts the normal flow of dialogue, causes a screen to scroll faster than other users are able to type, or otherwise acts in a way which affects the ability of other people to engage in real-time activities via this site;

(xv) includes MP3 format files;

(xvi) amounts to a “pyramid” or other like scheme, including contests, chain letters, and surveys;

(xvii) disobeys any policy or regulations including any code of conduct or other guidelines, established from time to time regarding use of this site or any networks connected to this site; or

(xviii) contains hyperlinks to other sites that contain content that falls within the descriptions set forth above.

We reserve the right to monitor use of this site to determine compliance with this Agreement, as well as the right to remove or refuse any information for any reason. We reserve the right to terminate your access to any or all of the Communication Services at any time without notice for any reason whatsoever. We also reserve the right at all times to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process, or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, in its sole discretion. Materials uploaded to a Communication Service may be subject to posted limits on use, reproduction, and/or dissemination and you are responsible for abiding by such limitations with respect to your submissions, including any downloaded materials. Notwithstanding these rights, you remain solely responsible for the content of your submissions. You acknowledge and agree that neither us nor any third party that provides Content to us will assume or have any liability for any action or inaction by us or such third party with respect to any submission. We caution you against giving out any personally identifying information about yourself or your children in any Communication Service. We do not control or endorse the content, messages, or information found in any Communication Service and, consequently, we specifically disclaim any liability with respect to the Communication Services and any actions resulting from your participation in any Communication Service. Managers and hosts are not our authorized spokespersons, and their views do not necessarily reflect ours.

3. License Grant

By posting any User Content on the Service, you expressly grant, and you represent and warrant that you have a right to grant, to Chef Sunshine Catering a royalty-free, sublicensable, transferable, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive, worldwide license to use, reproduce, modify, publish, list information regarding, edit, translate, distribute, publicly perform, publicly display, and make derivative works of all such User Content and your name, voice, and/or likeness as contained in your User Content, in whole or in part, and in any form, media or technology, whether now known or hereafter developed, and to grant and authorize sublicenses of the foregoing for any purpose at the sole discretion of Chef Sunshine Catering. Subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement, you are hereby granted a non-exclusive, limited, personal license to use the Service. Chef Sunshine Catering reserves all rights not expressly granted herein in the Service and the Chef Sunshine Catering Content (as defined below). Chef Sunshine Catering may terminate this license at any time for any reason or no reason.

4. Our Proprietary Rights

Except for your User Content, the Service and all materials therein or transferred thereby, including, without limitation, software, images, text, graphics, illustrations, logos, patents, trademarks, service marks, copyrights, photographs, audio, videos, music, and User Content (the “Chef Sunshine Catering Content”), and all Intellectual Property Rights related thereto, are the exclusive property of Chef Sunshine Catering and its licensors. Except as explicitly provided herein, nothing in this Agreement shall be deemed to create a license in or under any such Intellectual Property Rights, and you agree not to sell, license, rent, modify, distribute, copy, reproduce, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, publish, adapt, edit or create derivative works from any materials or content accessible on the Service. Use of the Chef Sunshine Catering Content or materials on the Service for any purpose not expressly permitted by this Agreement is strictly prohibited. You may choose to or we may invite you to submit comments or ideas about the Service, including without limitation about how to improve the Service or our products (“Ideas”). By submitting any Idea, you agree that your disclosure is gratuitous, unsolicited and without restriction and will not place Chef Sunshine Catering under any fiduciary or other obligation, and that we are free to use the Idea without any additional compensation to you, and/or to disclose the Idea on a non-confidential basis or otherwise to anyone. You further acknowledge that, by acceptance of your submission, Chef Sunshine Catering does not waive any rights to use similar or related ideas previously known to Chef Sunshine Catering, or developed by its employees, or obtained from sources other than you. For content that is covered by intellectual property rights, like photos and videos, you specifically give us the following permission: you grant us a non-exclusive, transferable, sub-licensable, royalty-free, worldwide license to use any IP content that you post and or upload on or in connection with Chef Sunshine Catering.

5. Eligibility

This Service is intended solely for Users who are eighteen (18) years of age or older, and any registration, use or access to the Service by anyone under eighteen (18) is unauthorized, unlicensed, and in violation of this Agreement.

6. Release

In the event that you have a dispute with one or more Users, you release Chef Sunshine Catering (and our officers, members, managers, directors, agents, investors, subsidiaries, and employees) from any and all claims, demands, or damages (actual or consequential) of every kind and nature, known and unknown, suspected and unsuspected, disclosed and undisclosed, arising out of or in any way connected with such disputes. Chef Sunshine Catering expressly disclaims, to the fullest extent permitted by law, any liability that may arise between Users of its Services.

7. Public Areas

The website may contain profiles, email systems, blogs, message boards, applications, chat areas, news groups, forums, communities and/or other message or communication facilities (“Public Areas”) that allow Users to communicate with other Users. You may only use such community areas to send and receive messages and material that are relevant and proper to the applicable forum. Without limitation, you may not defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as, but not limited to, rights of privacy and publicity) of others. Chef Sunshine Catering does not endorse any content submitted to the website by any user or other licensor, or any opinion, recommendation, or advice expressed therein, and Chef Sunshine Catering expressly disclaims, to the fullest extent permitted by law, any and all liability in connection with Content.