- INTRODUCTION AND ACCEPTANCE
- INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
- WEBSITE ACCESS AND USE
(i) remove, alter, cover, or distort any copyright, trademark, or other proprietary rights notices on the Website or Website Content or on any copy you make of the Website Content;
(ii) circumvent, disable or otherwise interfere with security-related features of the Website, including, without limitation, any features that prevent or restrict use or copying of any content or enforce limitations on the use of the Website or Website Content;
- NO WARRANTIES
This Website is provided “as is,” with all faults, and Foundation for Culinary Arts express no representations or warranties, of any kind related to this Website or the materials contained on this Website. Also, nothing contained on this Website shall be interpreted as advising you.
- LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
In no event shall Foundation For Culinary Arts, nor any of its officers, directors and employees, be held liable for anything arising out of or in any way connected with your use of this Website whether such liability is under contract. Foundation for Culinary Arts, including its officers, directors and employees shall not be held liable for any indirect, consequential or special liability arising out of or in any way related to your use of this Website.
Additionally, Foundation for Culinary Arts does not endorse and is not responsible for the accuracy or reliability of statements made by third parties.
- REFUNDS, RETURNS OR LOSSES
Donations and purchases of ticket sales are nonrefundable and are considered the property of Foundation for Culinary Arts upon the successful transfer of funds either by cash, credit card, stock, material or immaterial goods. Additionally, Foundation for Culinary Arts may not be held liable for certain kinds of losses that may occur.
You hereby indemnify to the fullest extent Foundation for Culinary Arts from and against any and/or all liabilities, costs, demands, causes of action, damages and expenses arising in any way related to your breach of any of the provisions of these Terms.
If any provision of these Terms is found to be invalid under any applicable law, such provisions shall be deleted without affecting the remaining provisions herein.
- USER CONTENT
All software, material, information, communications, text, graphics, links, electronic art, animations, audio, video, photos, and other data which are uploaded or otherwise made available within the Website are referred to collectively as “Content”. Any Content that you independently develop (or otherwise own) and upload or otherwise make available in the Website (“User Content”) is and remains your sole property or the property of your licensors. However, by uploading or otherwise making available any User Content:
- you automatically grant, and/or warrant that the owner has granted, Foundation for Culinary Arts, the perpetual royalty-free, non-exclusive right and license to use, reproduce, modify, publish, distribute, perform, display and transmit the User Content on the Website; and
- you automatically grant any other user of the Website the right to access, view, store and reproduce the User Content in connection with their use of the Website. For clarity, except with respect to your User Content, any Content created or posted to the Website by FFCA is owned in its entirety by FFCA.
You acknowledge that the Website, any underlying technology or software used in connection with the Website, and all Content available within the Website (with the exception of your User Content as described in Section 4 above) are provided by FFCA or third-party providers and FFCA and/or such third parties own all intellectual property rights therein. For the avoidance of doubt, as between you and FFCA, all intellectual property rights in and to the Content (other than your User Content) is owned by FFCA. Except as expressly authorized by FFCA or such third parties in these TOC or as posted on the Website, you may not copy, reproduce, publish, distribute, modify, create derivative works of, rent, lease, sell, transfer, display, transmit, compile or collect in a database, or in any manner commercially exploit any part of the Content or the Website (other than your User Content), in whole or in part. You may not store any significant portion of any Content or the Website owned by, or licensed to FFCA in any form, whether archival files, computer-readable files, or any other medium. You also may not “mirror” any Content or the Solution on any other server.
Some links on the Website lead to websites or online content posted by independent website owners. Because FFCA has no control over these websites or third party content Websites, FFCA is not responsible for such websites’ accessibility via the Internet and does not endorse products, services or information provided by such websites. As such, FFCA shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with, use or reliance on any Content, goods or services available on or through any other website. Further, the inclusion of these links does not imply that the other websites have given permission for inclusion of these links, or that there is any relationship between the FFCA and the linked websites. FFCA is an independent operating company and reference to other companies does not imply any partnership, joint venture, or other legal connection where FFCA would be responsible for the actions of their respective owners.
- VARIATION IN TERMS
Foundation for Culinary Arts is permitted to revise these Terms at any time as it sees fit, and by using this Website you are expected to review these Terms on a regular basis.
The Foundation for Culinary Arts is allowed to assign, transfer, and subcontract its rights and/or obligations under these Terms without any notification. However, you are not allowed to assign, transfer, or subcontract any of your rights and/or obligations under these Terms.
- ENTIRE AGREEMENT
These Terms constitute the entire agreement between Foundation for Culinary Arts and you in relation to your use of this Website, and supersede all prior agreements and understandings.
- GOVERNING LAW & JURISDICTION
These Terms will be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the State of Illinois, and you submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts located in Illinois for the resolution of any disputes.
Effective: February 25, 2022