Terms and Conditions
Effective Date: September 5, 2023
Welcome to Soul & Lane, the online website accessible via https://www.soulandlane.com/. Our primary objective is to provide you with insightful articles and accurate product reviews focusing on home décor and styling. Before you engage with our website, we encourage you to read these Terms and Conditions.
PLEASE READ THESE TERMS OF SERVICE (“AGREEMENT“) CAREFULLY. THIS AGREEMENT IS A LEGAL CONTRACT BETWEEN YOU (“USER“) AND SLPR LLC DOING BUSINESS AS “SOUL & LANE” (“COMPANY,” “WE,” OR “US“).
By accessing or using our website (“Website”), registering an account, or accessing or using any content, information, services, or features (“Services“), or taking another action to signify your acceptance of this Agreement, you: (1) agree to be bound by this Agreement and any future amendments and additions to this Agreement as published through the Services; (2) represent you are of legal age in your jurisdiction of residence to form a binding contract; and (3) represent that you have the authority to enter into this Agreement personally and, if applicable, on behalf of any company, organization or other legal entity on whose behalf you use the Services. Except as otherwise provided herein, if you do not agree to be bound by this Agreement you may not access or use the Services.
The Company reserves the right to modify this Agreement or its policies relating to the Services at any time, effective upon posting of an updated version of this Agreement. You should regularly review this Agreement. Your continued use of the Services after any such changes constitutes your agreement to such changes.
1. Sponsored/Affiliate Content. Certain portions of the Services may include content that contains links to third party web sites for which Company may receive compensation from the operator of the third-party web site by virtue of your clicking to or making a purchase on that site. By clicking on these links you understand and agree that you are leaving a Company Property and visiting a website that is not controlled by us.
3. User Content
3.1 Responsible Party for Content. You understand, acknowledge, and agree that all user generated content posted (that is, non-Company content), displayed, or performed on or through the Services is the sole responsibility of the party from whom such content originated. This means that each User is entirely responsible for all content that that User makes available through the Services, or otherwise provides to the Company, whether online or offline, and whether or not solicited by the Company (“User Content“). User Content shall include your submission of any ideas, suggestions, documents, and/or proposals to Company. Company has no obligation to pre-screen any User Content. You agree to use all User Content and interact with any other User at your own risk. Without limiting the foregoing, Company reserves the right in its sole discretion, but does not have an obligation, to pre-screen, review, refuse, or remove any content. Company shall have the right to remove any content that violates this Agreement or is otherwise objectionable as determined by Company. Company reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any law, regulation, or government request, or to edit, refuse to post, or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, that in Company’s sole discretion are objectionable or in violation of this Agreement, Company’s policies, or applicable law.
3.2 Ownership of Your Content. Company does not claim ownership of any User Content you make available on the Services (“Your Content“).
3.3 License to Your Content. You agree that when posting or submitting Your Content on or though the Services, you grant Company, its agent(s) and supplier(s), and anyone else authorized by Company, an irrevocable, non-exclusive, perpetual, worldwide, royalty-free right and license to use, copy, display, publicly perform, transmit, modify, publish, distribute, make derivative works of, sublicense, and otherwise commercially and non-commercially exploit and use Your Content (in whole or in part) in any manner or medium now existing or hereafter developed (including print and electronic storage) and for any purpose. You will not receive any compensation of any kind for the use of Your Content.
4. Ownership of and License to Use Company Services
4.1 Use of the Services. Except with respect to User Content, Company and its suppliers own or are licensees of the rights, title, and interest required for the Services. The Services are protected by copyright and other intellectual property laws throughout the world. Subject to this Agreement, Company grants you a limited license to use the Services solely for your personal non-commercial purposes. Any future release, update or other addition to the Services shall be subject to this Agreement. Company, its suppliers and service providers reserve all rights not granted in this Agreement.
4.2 Trademarks. Company’s stylized name and other related trademarks, graphics, logos, service marks, and trade names used on or in connection with the Services are the trademarks of Company and may not be used without permission in connection with any third-party products or services. Other trademarks, logos, service marks and trade names that may appear on or in the Services are the property of their respective owners.
4.3 Restrictions on Use of Services. You agree not to do any of the foregoing:
(a) you shall not license, sell, rent, lease, transfer, assign, reproduce, distribute, host, or otherwise commercially exploit the Services or any portion of the Services;
(b) you shall not frame or use framing techniques to enclose any trademark, logo, or Services (including images, text, page layout or form) of Company;
(c) you shall not use any metatags or other “hidden text” using Company’s name or trademarks;
(d) you shall not modify, translate, adapt, merge, make derivative works or services of, circumvent, decrypt, disassemble, decompile, reverse compile or reverse engineer any part of the Services except to the extent the foregoing restrictions are expressly prohibited by applicable law;
(e) you shall not use any manual or automated software, devices, or other processes (including but not limited to spiders, robots, scrapers, crawlers, avatars, data mining tools or the like) to “scrape,” harvest, or download data from the Services (except that we grant the operators of public search engines revocable permission to use spiders to copy materials from the Website for the sole purpose of and solely to the extent necessary for creating publicly available searchable indices of the materials, but not caches or archives of such materials);
(f) you shall not use any data from the Services for the development of any software program (including but not limited to training a machine learning or artificial intelligence (AI) system);
(g) you shall not access the Services to build a similar or competitive website, application, or service;
(h) you shall not except as expressly stated herein, no part of the Services may be copied, reproduced, distributed, republished, downloaded, displayed, posted, or transmitted in any form or by any means;
(i) you shall not remove or destroy any copyright notices or other proprietary markings contained on or in the Services or use the Services in violation of any third party’s intellectual property or other proprietary or legal rights;
(j) you shall not use the Services in violation of any applicable law;
(k) you shall not attempt to gain unauthorized access to other computer systems through the Services;
(l) you shall not interfere with or attempt to interfere with the proper functioning of the Services or use the Services in any way not expressly permitted by this Agreement; and
(m) you shall not attempt to harm our Services or use the Services in a manner that could interfere with any party’s use or enjoyment of the Services, including but not limited to, by violating or attempting to violate any related security features, introducing viruses, worms, or similar harmful code into the Services, or interfering or attempting to interfere with use of the Services by any other user, host, or network, including by means of overloading, “flooding,” “spamming,” “mail bombing,” or “crashing” the Services. Any unauthorized use of the Services immediately terminates the licenses granted by Company pursuant to this Agreement.
4.4 Third-Party Links. The Services may contain links to third-party services such as third-party websites, applications, or ads (“Third-Party Links“). When you click on such a link, we will not warn you that you are about to or have left the Services. Company does not control and is not responsible for Third-Party Links. Company provides these Third-Party Links only as a convenience and does not review, approve, monitor, endorse, warrant, or make any representations with respect to them, or any content, products or services accessible through such links. Your use of all Third-Party Links is at your own risk.
5. Indemnification and Limitation of Liability
5.1 Indemnification. You agree to indemnify and hold Company, its corporate parents, subsidiaries, and affiliates, and the officers, directors, employees, agents, representatives, partners, suppliers, and licensors of each (collectively, the “Company Parties”) harmless from any damages, losses, costs, liabilities, and expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs) relating to or arising out of any claims concerning: (a) the violation of the rights of any third party, including intellectual property rights, by Your Content; (b) your misuse of the Services; (c) your violation of this Agreement; (d) your violation of any rights of another party, including any Users; or (e) your violation of any applicable laws, rules, or regulations. Company reserves the right, at its own cost, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will fully cooperate with Company in asserting any available defenses.
5.2 Disclaimer of Warranties and Conditions. YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES AND ANY PRODUCTS OFFERED THROUGH THE SERVICES IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK, AND THE SERVICES AND ANY PRODUCTS ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS, WITH ALL FAULTS. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, THE COMPANY PARTIES EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, REPRESENTATIONS, AND CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY WARRANTIES CONCERNING THE AVAILABILITY, PLAYABILITY, DISPLAYABILITY, ACCURACY, PRECISION, CORRECTNESS, THOROUGHNESS, COMPLETENESS, USEFULNESS, OR CONTENT OF THE SERVICES OR INFORMATION ON THE SERVICES, AND THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT ARISING FROM USE OF THE SERVICES AND PRODUCTS. THE COMPANY PARTIES ASSUME NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE TIMELINESS, DELETION, MIS-DELIVERY OR FAILURE TO STORE ANY CONTENT, USER COMMUNICATIONS OR PERSONALIZATION SETTINGS. THE COMPANY PARTIES MAKE NO WARRANTY, REPRESENTATION OR CONDITION THAT: (A) THE SERVICES OR ANY PRODUCTS WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS OR (B) YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE. IF YOU RELY ON ANY DATA OR INFORMATION OBTAINED THROUGH OUR PRODUCTS OR SERVICES, YOU DO SO AT YOUR OWN RISK. YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE OR LOSS THAT RESULTS FROM YOUR USE OF SUCH DATA OR INFORMATION. OUR PRODUCTS AND SERVICES ARE PROVIDED WITH THE UNDERSTANDING THAT COMPANY AND ITS USERS ARE NOT ENGAGED IN RENDERING LEGAL, MEDICAL, COUNSELING, OR OTHER PROFESSIONAL SERVICES OR ADVICE. OUR PRODUCTS AND SERVICES ARE NOT A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL SERVICES OR ADVICE. PLEASE SEEK THE ADVICE OF PROFESSIONALS, AS APPROPRIATE, REGARDING THE EVALUATION OF ANY SPECIFIC INFORMATION, OPINION, ADVICE OR OTHER CONTENT, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO FINANCIAL, HEALTH, OR LIFESTYLE INFORMATION, OPINION, ADVICE, OR OTHER CONTENT. CERTAIN STATE LAWS DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON IMPLIED WARRANTIES. IF THESE LAWS APPLY TO YOU, SOME OR ALL OF THE FOREGOING DISCLAIMERS, EXCLUSIONS, AND LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU, AND YOU MAY HAVE ADDITIONAL RIGHTS.
5.3 Disclaimer of Certain Damages. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, THE COMPANY PARTIES SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OF PROFITS OR REVENUE OR FOR INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, OR DAMAGES OR COSTS DUE TO LOSS OF DATA, PRODUCTION, OR USE, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION OR PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES, WHETHER OR NOT COMPANY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
5.4 Cap on Liability. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL THE TOTAL AGGREGATE AMOUNT THAT THE COMPANY PARTIES ARE LIABLE TO YOU EXCEED THE GREATER OF (A) THE TOTAL AMOUNT ACTUALLY PAID TO COMPANY BY YOU DURING THE TWELVE-MONTH PERIOD PRIOR TO THE ACT, OMISSION OR OCCURRENCE GIVING RISE TO SUCH LIABILITY, OR (B) ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($100). THE FOREGOING CAP ON LIABILITY SHALL NOT APPLY TO LIABILITY OF A COMPANY PARTY FOR (X) DEATH, TANGIBLE PROPERTY DAMAGE, OR PERSONAL INJURY CAUSED BY A COMPANY PARTY’S GROSS NEGLIGENCE OR FOR (Y) ANY INJURY CAUSED BY A COMPANY PARTY’S FRAUD OR FRAUDULENT MISREPRESENTATION.
THE LAWS OF SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW FOR THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN DAMAGES. IF THESE LAWS APPLY TO YOU, SOME OR ALL OF THE FOREGOING DISCLAIMERS, EXCLUSIONS AND LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU AND YOU MAY HAVE OTHER RIGHTS.
5.6 Survival. You agree that the provisions in this section will survive any termination of your Account, this Agreement, or your access to the Services.
6. General Provisions.
6.1 Disclaimer. The information available through the Services is provided solely for informational purposes on an “as is” basis at user’s sole risk. Company makes no guarantees as to the accurateness, quality, or completeness of the information and Company shall not be responsible or liable for any errors, omissions, or inaccuracies in the information or for any user’s reliance on the information. Users are solely responsible for verifying the information as being appropriate for user’s personal use.
6.2 Termination. At its sole discretion, Company may modify, suspend, change, or discontinue the Services, or may modify, suspend, change, or terminate your access to the Services, for any reason or no reason, with or without notice to you and without liability to you or any third party. In addition to restricting, suspending, or terminating your access to the Services, for any reason or no reason, Company reserves the right to take appropriate legal action, including without limitation pursuing civil, criminal, or injunctive redress.
6.3 Procedure for Making Claims of Copyright Infringement. If you believe content posted on the Services infringes your copyright rights, please provide our Copyright Agent with the following information: (1) an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest; (2) a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed; (3) a description of the location on the Services of the material that you claim is infringing; (4) your address, telephone number, and e-mail address; (5) a written statement that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent or the law; and (6) a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf. Correspondence to our Copyright Agent regarding notice of claims of copyright infringement should be addressed to: SLPR LLC, 113 Cherry St., #42454, Seattle, WA 98104, or by email to [email protected].
6.4 Electronic Communications. The communications between you and Company use electronic means, whether you visit the Services or send Company e-mails, or whether Company posts notices on the Services or communicates with you via e-mail. For contractual purposes, you (1) consent to receive communications from Company in an electronic form; and (2) agree that all terms and conditions, agreements, notices, disclosures, and other communications and documents that Company provides to you electronically will have the same legal effect that such communications or documents would have if they were set forth in “writing.” The foregoing sentence does not affect your statutory rights.
6.5 Governing Law and Exclusive Venue. THIS AGREEMENT AND ANY ACTION RELATED THERETO WILL BE GOVERNED AND INTERPRETED BY AND UNDER THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON, WITHOUT GIVING EFFECT TO ANY CONFLICT OF LAW OR OTHER PRINCIPLES THAT PROVIDE FOR THE APPLICATION OF THE LAW OF ANOTHER JURISDICTION. THE UNITED NATIONS CONVENTION ON CONTRACTS FOR THE INTERNATIONAL SALE OF GOODS DOES NOT APPLY TO THIS AGREEMENT. To the extent the parties are permitted under this Agreement to initiate litigation in a court, both you and Company agree that all claims and disputes arising out of or relating to this Agreement will be litigated exclusively in the state courts in King County, Washington.
6.6 International Users. The Services are controlled and offered by Company from its facilities in the United States of America. Company makes no representations that the Services are appropriate or available for use in other locations. Those who access or use the Services from other countries do so at their own volition and are responsible for compliance with local law.
6.7 Entire Agreement. This Agreement is the final, complete, and exclusive agreement of the parties with respect to the subject matter hereof and supersedes and merges all prior discussions between the parties with respect to such subject matter. Any waiver or failure to enforce any provision of this Agreement on one occasion will not be deemed a waiver of any other provision or of such provision on any other occasion. If any portion of this Agreement is held invalid or unenforceable, that portion shall be construed in a manner to reflect, as nearly as possible, the original intention of the parties, and the remaining portions shall remain in full force and effect. Company shall not be liable for any delay or failure to perform resulting from causes outside its reasonable control, including, but not limited to, acts of God, war, terrorism, riots, embargos, acts of civil or military authorities, fire, floods, accidents, pandemics, strikes or shortages of transportation facilities, fuel, energy, labor or materials. This Agreement, and your rights and obligations hereunder, may not be assigned, subcontracted, delegated, or otherwise transferred by you without Company’s prior written consent. Any attempted assignment, subcontract, delegation, or transfer in violation of the foregoing will be null and void.
6.8 Questions, Complaints, Claims, Permissions. If you have any questions, complaints, or claims with respect to the Services, please contact our customer service department using the contact information available on the Services.