Last Updated: 1/4/2022
AGREEMENT TO TERMS. By using our Site, you agree to be bound by these Terms. If you don’t agree to be bound by these Terms, do not use the Site.
Unless you and Switchboard have entered into a separate written agreement, these Terms constitute the entire and exclusive agreement between Switchboard and you regarding the Site and content contained on the Site.
PRIVACY NOTICE. Please review our Privacy Notice, which also governs your use of the Site, for information on how we collect, use and share your information.
CHANGES TO THESE TERMS. We may update the Terms from time to time in our sole discretion. If we do, we’ll let you know by posting the updated Terms on the Site. It’s important that you review the Terms whenever we update them or you use the Site. If you continue to use the Site after we have posted updated Terms it means that you accept and agree to the changes. If you don’t agree to be bound by the changes, you may not use the Site anymore.
FEEDBACK. We appreciate feedback, comments, ideas, proposals and suggestions for improvements to the Site (“Feedback”). If you choose to submit Feedback, you agree that we are free to use it without any restriction or compensation to you.
SITE CONTENT. We may make available through the Site content and materials that are subject to intellectual property rights. We retain all rights to that such content and materials. We grant you permission to display, copy, distribute and download the content and materials on the Site solely for personal, noncommercial use only provided that you do not modify or create derivative works based upon the content and materials and that you retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the content and materials. You may not, however, distribute, copy, reproduce, display, republish, download or transmit any content or material on the Site for public or commercial use without prior written approval of Switchboard. All rights not expressly granted are reserved by Switchboard.
PROHIBITIONS. You agree not to do any of the following:
Use, display, mirror or frame any portion of the Site, Switchboard’s name, any Switchboard trademark, logo or other proprietary information, or the layout and design of any page or form contained on a page, without Switchboard’s express written consent;
Avoid, bypass, remove, deactivate, impair, descramble or otherwise circumvent any technological measure implemented by Switchboard or any of Switchboard’s providers or any other third party (including another user) to protect the Site;
Attempt to access or search the Site or download content from the Site using any engine, software, tool, agent, device or mechanism (including spiders, robots, crawlers, data mining tools or the like) other than generally available third-party web browsers;
Use any meta tags or other hidden text or metadata utilizing a Switchboard trademark, logo URL or product name without Switchboard’s express written consent;
Use the Site for any commercial purpose or for the benefit of any third party or in any manner not permitted by these Terms;
Impersonate or misrepresent your affiliation with any person or entity;
Violate any applicable law or regulation; or
Encourage or enable any other individual to do any of the foregoing.
LINKS TO THIRD PARTY WEBSITES OR RESOURCES. The Site may allow you to access third-party websites or other resources. We provide access only as a convenience and are not responsible for the content, products or services on or available from those resources or links displayed on such websites. You acknowledge sole responsibility for and assume all risk arising from, your use of any third-party resources.
WARRANTY DISCLAIMERS. THE SITE IS PROVIDED “AS IS,” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, WE EXPLICITLY DISCLAIM ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, QUIET ENJOYMENT AND NON-INFRINGEMENT, AND ANY WARRANTIES ARISING OUT OF COURSE OF DEALING OR USAGE OF TRADE. We make no warranty that the Site will meet your requirements or be available on an uninterrupted, secure, or error-free basis. We make no warranty regarding the quality, accuracy, timeliness, truthfulness, completeness or reliability of any information or content on the Site.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, NEITHER SWITCHBOARD NOR ITS SERVICE PROVIDERS INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING, OR PROVIDING THE SITE WILL BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, OR DAMAGES FOR LOST PROFITS, LOST REVENUES, LOST SAVINGS, LOST BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY, LOSS OF DATA OR GOODWILL, SERVICE INTERRUPTION, COMPUTER DAMAGE OR SYSTEM FAILURE OR THE COST OF SUBSTITUTE SERVICES OF ANY KIND ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THESE TERMS OR FROM THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), PRODUCT LIABILITY OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT SWITCHBOARD OR ITS SERVICE PROVIDERS HAS BEEN INFORMED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE, EVEN IF A LIMITED REMEDY SET FORTH HEREIN IS FOUND TO HAVE FAILED OF ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE.
TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY THE LAW OF THE APPLICABLE JURISDICTION, IN NO EVENT WILL SWITCHBOARD’S TOTAL LIABILITY ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THESE TERMS OR FROM THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE EXCEED ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($100).
GOVERNING LAW AND FORUM CHOICE. These Terms and any action related thereto will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California, without giving effect to any principles of conflict of laws that would lead to the application of the laws of another jurisdiction. Any legal action or proceeding arising out of or relating to these Terms or the use of the Site or content contained on the Site will be brought exclusively in the federal or state courts located in the Northern District of California and the parties irrevocably consent to the personal jurisdiction and venue therein.
GENERAL TERMS. If any provision of these Terms is held invalid, illegal or unenforceable, that provision will be enforced to the maximum extent permitted by law, given the fundamental intentions of the parties, and the remaining provisions of these Terms will remain in full force and effect. Switchboard’s failure to enforce any right or provision of these Terms will not constitute a waiver of future enforcement of that or any other right or provision. No waiver of any such right or provision will be effective unless it is in writing and signed by a duly authorized representative of Switchboard.
CONTACT INFORMATION. If you have any questions about these Terms, please contact Switchboard at firstname.lastname@example.org