Terms & Conditions

TERMS AND CONDITIONS GOVERNING THE USE OF YAKIMABAIT.COM

Please review the following basic rules that govern your use of the yakimabait.com site. Please note that your use of the yakimabait.com site constitutes your unconditional agreement to follow and be bound by these Terms of Use, including as they may be revised from time to time. Although you may “bookmark” a particular portion of this Site and thereby bypass these Terms of Use, your use of this Site still binds you to these Terms of Use. Yakima Bait Company reserves the right to update or modify these Terms of Use at any time without prior notice to you. For this reason, we encourage you to review these Terms of Use whenever you use this Site.

LIMITATION OF USE

By accepting these Terms of Use through your use of the Site, you certify that you are 18 years of age or older. If you are under the age of 18 but at least 13 years of age, you may use this Site only under the supervision of a parent or legal guardian who agrees to be bound by these Terms of Use. Yakima Bait Company does not intentionally collect personal information about children under the age of 13. Children under the age of 13 may not use this Site other than for browsing, and parents or legal guardians may not agree to these Terms of Use on their behalf. If you are a parent or legal guardian agreeing to these Terms of Use for the benefit of a child between the ages of 13 and 18, be advised that you are fully responsible for his or her use of this Site, including the legal liability that he or she may incur. If you do not agree to (or cannot comply with) any of these terms and conditions, do not use this Site. All registration information provided must be truthful and accurate. Providing any untruthful or inaccurate information may constitute a breach of these Terms of Use.

If you create an account on the Site, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password and for restricting access to your computer, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password.

COPYRIGHTS, TRADEMARKS AND PATENTS

Unless otherwise noted, all intellectual property and other rights in all Contents (as defined below), including without limitation all copyrights, trademarks, trade dress and/or other intellectual property owned, are controlled or licensed by Yakima Bait Company, one of its affiliates or by third parties who have licensed their materials to Yakima Bait Company and are protected by state, U.S. and international intellectual property laws. The compilation (meaning the collection, arrangement, and assembly) of all Contents on this Site is the exclusive property of Yakima Bait Company and is also protected by U.S. and international copyright laws.

Yakima Bait Company expressly reserves all intellectual property rights in all programs, products, processes, technology, Contents and other materials which appear on this Site. Access to this Site does not confer and shall not be considered as conferring upon anyone any license under any of Yakima Bait Company intellectual property rights.

The YAKIMA BAIT COMPANY name and logo and all related product and service names, design marks and slogans are the trademarks or service marks of Yakima Bait Company. No trademark or service mark license is granted in connection with the materials contained on this Site. Access to this Site does not authorize anyone to use any name, logo or mark in any manner.

All materials, including images, text, illustrations, designs, icons, photographs, programs, software, music clips or downloads, video clips and written and other materials that are part of this Site (collectively, the “Contents”) are intended solely for personal, non-commercial use. To the extent that the Site identifies any items for download, You may download or copy such downloadable materials for your personal use only. No right, title or interest in any downloaded materials or software is transferred to you as a result of any such downloading or copying. You may not reproduce (except as noted above), publish, transmit, distribute, display, modify, create derivative works from, sell or participate in any sale of or exploit in any way, in whole or in part, any of the Contents, the Site or any related software. All software used on this Site is the property of Yakima Bait Company or its suppliers and protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. The Contents and software on this Site may be used only for your personal entertainment purposes. Any other use, including the reproduction, modification, distribution, transmission, republication, display, or performance, of the Contents on this Site is strictly prohibited.   This provision survives termination of this Agreement.

SITE SECURITY

Users are prohibited from violating or attempting to violate the security of the Site, including, without limitation, (a) accessing data not intended for such user or logging onto a server or an account which the user is not authorized to access; (b) attempting to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of a system or network or to breach security or authentication measures without proper authorization; (c) attempting to interfere with service to any user, host or network, including, without limitation, via means of submitting a virus to the Site, overloading, “flooding,” “spamming,” “mailbombing” or “crashing;” (d) sending unsolicited email, including promotions and/or advertising of products or services; or (e) forging any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in any email or newsgroup posting. Violations of system or network security may result in civil or criminal liability. Yakima Bait Company, Inc. will investigate occurrences that may involve such violations and may involve, and cooperate with, law enforcement authorities in prosecuting users who are involved in such violations. You agree not to use any device, software or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of this Site or any activity being conducted on this Site. You agree, further, not to use or attempt to use any engine, software, tool, agent or other device or mechanism (including without limitation browsers, spiders, robots, scripts, crawlers, avatars or intelligent agents) to navigate or search this Site other than the search engine and search agents available from this Site and other than generally available third party web browsers (e.g., Firefox, Microsoft Explorer, Safari, etc). Additionally, you agree that you will not take any action that imposes or may impose (in our sole discretion) an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure or that may interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Site.  You may not frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any trademark, logo, or other proprietary information (including images, text, page layout, or form) of Yakima Bait Company without express written consent. You agree to comply with all applicable laws and regulations.  This provision survives termination of this Agreement.

USER TESTIMONIALS, FEEDBACK AND SUBMISSIONS

All comments, testimonials, feedback, and other submissions disclosed, submitted or offered to Yakima Bait Company on or by this Site or otherwise disclosed, submitted or offered in connection with your use of this Site (collectively, the “Comments”) shall be and remain Yakima Bait Company property. Such disclosure, submission or offer of any Comments shall constitute an assignment to Yakima Bait Company of all worldwide rights, titles and interests in all copyrights and other intellectual properties in the Comments.

Thus, Yakima Bait Company will own exclusively all such rights, titles and interests and shall not be limited in any way in its use, commercial or otherwise, of any Comments. Yakima Bait Company will be entitled to use, reproduce, disclose, modify, adapt, create derivative works from, publish, display and distribute any Comments you submit for any purpose whatsoever, without restriction and without compensating you in any way. Yakima Bait Company is and shall be under no obligation (1) to maintain any Comments in confidence; (2) to pay to user any compensation for any Comments; or (3) to respond to any user Comments. You agree that any Comments submitted by you to the Site will not violate this policy or any right of any third party, including copyright, trademark, privacy or other personal or proprietary right(s), and will not cause injury to any person or entity. You further agree that no Comments submitted by you to the Site will be or contain libelous or otherwise unlawful, threatening, abusive or obscene material, or contain software viruses, political campaigning, commercial solicitation, chain letters, mass mailings or any form of “spam.”

Yakima Bait Company does not regularly review posted Comments, but does reserve the right (but not the obligation) to monitor and edit or remove any Comments submitted to the Site. You grant Yakima Bait Company the right to use the name that you submit in connection with any Comments. You agree not to impersonate any person or entity, or otherwise mislead as to the origin of any Comments you submit. You are and shall remain solely responsible for the content of any Comments you make and you agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Yakima Bait Company and its affiliates for all claims resulting from any Comments you submit. Yakima Bait Company and its affiliates take no responsibility and assume no liability for any Comments submitted by you or any third party.  This provision survives termination of this Agreement.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY SUBMISSION POLICY

While Yakima Bait Company appreciates that consumers may want to share their ideas related to fishing products, Yakima Bait Company does not accept any unsolicited information, material, or other communication related to intellectual property including, but not limited to, any comments, suggestions, drawings, models, materials, and/or descriptions of ideas related to manufacturing, and/or marketing products or services.

Unless express written approval from Yakima Bait Company is granted, any unsolicited information, material, or other communication provided to Yakima Bait Company or its affiliates by electronic mail or otherwise, including, but not limited to, any concepts, techniques, know-how, questions, comments, suggestions, data, and/or the like will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary information.

Yakima Bait Company or its affiliates are not obligated to maintain any unsolicited information, material, or other communication in confidence. Any unsolicited information, material, or other communication may be used by Yakima Bait Company or its affiliates for any purpose including, but not limited to, broadcast, disclosure, posting, publication, reproduction, solicitation, and/or transmission without compensation to the person providing such information, material, or other communication. Further, any unsolicited submission to Yakima Bait Company or its affiliates including, but not limited to, prototypes, marketing materials, and/or the like will not be returned to the sender.  This provision survives termination of this Agreement.

INDEMNIFICATION

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Yakima Bait Company and its affiliates from and against any and all claims, damages, costs and expenses, including attorneys’ fees, arising from or related to your use of the Site, including all Contents available from or accessed through the Site.  This provision survives termination of this Agreement.

TERMINATION

These Terms of Use are effective unless and until terminated by either you or Yakima Bait Company. You may terminate this Agreement at any time, provided that you discontinue any further use of this Site. Yakima Bait Company also may terminate this Agreement at any time and may do so immediately without notice, and accordingly deny you access to the Site, if in Yakima Bait Company’s sole discretion you fail to comply with any term or provision of this Agreement. Upon any termination of the Agreement by either you or Yakima Bait Company, you must promptly destroy all materials downloaded or otherwise obtained from this Site, as well as all copies of such materials, whether made under the Terms of Use or otherwise. Yakima Bait Company’s right to any Comments shall survive any termination of this Agreement.

DISCLAIMER AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

This site is provided by Yakima Bait Company on an “as is” and “as available” basis. Yakima Bait Company makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, as to the operation of the site or the information, content, materials, or products included on this Site. You acknowledge, by your use of the yakimabait.com website, that your use of the Site is at your sole risk.

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES AND UNDER NO LEGAL OR EQUITABLE THEORY, WHETHER IN TORT, CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, SHALL YAKIMA BAIT COMPANY OR ANY OF ITS AFFILIATES, EMPLOYEES, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, AGENTS, VENDORS OR SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE TO YOU OR TO ANY OTHER PERSON FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL LOSSES OR DAMAGES OF ANY NATURE ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE YAKIMA BAIT COMPANY WEBSITE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOST PROFITS, LOSS OF GOODWILL, LOSS OF DATA, WORK STOPPAGE, ACCURACY OF RESULTS, OR COMPUTER FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION, EVEN IF AN AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE OF YAKIMA BAIT COMPANY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF OR SHOULD HAVE KNOWN OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

CERTAIN STATE LAWS DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN DAMAGES. IF THESE LAWS APPLY TO YOU, SOME OR ALL OF THE ABOVE DISCLAIMERS, EXCLUSIONS, OR LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU, AND YOU MIGHT HAVE ADDITIONAL RIGHTS.

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCE SHALL YAKIMA BAIT COMPANY’S AGGREGATE LIABILITY TO YOU (WHETHER UNDER CONTRACT, TORT, STATUTE OR OTHERWISE) EXCEED THE GREATER OF (i) THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT PAID BY YOU TO YAKIMA BAIT COMPANY DURING THE ONE MONTH PRECEDING THE DATE THAT THE CLAIM ARISES OR (ii) TWO DOLLARS ($2.00).  THE FOREGOING LIMITATIONS WILL APPLY EVEN IF THE ABOVE STATED REMEDY FAILS OF ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE. THIS SECTION SHALL SURVIVE TERMINATION OF THIS AGREEMENT.

GENERAL

This Agreement represents the complete agreement between the parties and supersedes all prior agreements and representations between them. Headings used in these Terms of Use are for reference purposes only and in no way define or limit the scope of the section. If any provision of this Agreement is held to be unenforceable for any reason, such provision shall be reformed only to the extent necessary to make it enforceable and the other terms of this Agreement shall remain in full force and effect. The failure of Yakima Bait Company to act with respect to a breach of this Agreement by you or others does not constitute a waiver and shall not limit Yakima Bait Company’s rights with respect to such breach or any subsequent breaches. This Agreement shall be governed by and construed under Washington law without regard to conflicts of law provisions. Any action or proceeding arising out of or related to this Agreement or your use of this Site must be brought in the state or federal courts of the State of Washington and you consent to the exclusive personal jurisdiction of such courts.