Myvawedding.com General Terms of Use


Introduction

These Website Standard Terms and Conditions written on this webpage shall manage your use of our website, myvawedding.com accessible at https://www.dev.myvawedding.com.

These Terms will be applied fully and affect your use of this Website. By using this Website, you agreed to accept all terms and conditions written in here. You must not use this Website if you disagree with any of these Website Standard Terms and Conditions.

Minors or people below 18 years old are not allowed to advertise on this Website.

Intellectual Property Rights

Other than the content you own, under these Terms, My Virginia Wedding and/or its licensors own all the intellectual property rights and materials contained in this Website.

You are granted limited license only for purposes of viewing the material contained on this Website.

Restrictions

You are specifically restricted from all of the following:

  • publishing any Website material in any other media;
  • selling, sublicensing and/or otherwise commercializing any Website material;
  • publicly performing and/or showing any Website material;
  • using this Website in any way that is or may be damaging to this Website;
  • using this Website in any way that impacts user access to this Website;
  • using this Website contrary to applicable laws and regulations, or in any way may cause harm to the Website, or to any person or business entity;
  • engaging in any data mining, data harvesting, data extracting or any other similar activity in relation to this Website;
  • using this Website to engage in any advertising or marketing.

Certain areas of this Website are restricted from being accessed by you and My Virginia Wedding may further restrict access by you to any areas of this Website, at any time, in absolute discretion. Any user ID and password you may have for this Website are confidential and you must maintain confidentiality as well.

Your Content

In these Website Standard Terms and Conditions, “Your Content” shall mean any audio, video text, images or other material you choose to display on this Website. By displaying Your Content, you grant My Virginia Wedding a non-exclusive, worldwide irrevocable, sub licensable license to use, reproduce, adapt, publish, translate and distribute it in any and all media.

Your Content must be your own and must not be invading any third-party’s rights. My Virginia Wedding reserves the right to remove any of Your Content from this Website at any time without notice.

No warranties

This Website is provided “as is,” with all faults, and My Virginia Wedding 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 My Virginia Wedding, nor any of its officers, directors and employees, shall 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.  My Virginia Wedding, 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.

Indemnification

You hereby indemnify to the fullest extent My Virginia Wedding 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.

Severability

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.

Variation of Terms

My Virginia Wedding 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.

Assignment

The My Virginia Wedding 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 My Virginia Wedding 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 Virginia, and you submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts located in Virginia for the resolution of any disputes.


Myvawedding.com Vendor Ads Terms of Service

Myvawedding.com, a property of My Virginia Wedding, LLC (“Myvawedding”) has established the following guidelines (these “Guidelines”) to ensure the quality of the advertisements (the “Vendor Ads”). Sellers and buyers are solely responsible for all aspects of the transactions in which they choose to participate. All transactions resulting from contact made through Myvawedding must be consistent with any applicable laws, these Guidelines, and Myvawedding Terms of Use and Privacy Policy, incorporated herein by this reference.

Myvawedding reserves the right to reject or remove any ad that is not consistent with the spirit of Myvawedding policies or the law.

GENERAL INFORMATION

The Vendor Ads are intended to be used for potential Brides and Grooms and/or other people planning a wedding to find wedding-related vendors and products. Myvawedding does not screen or control users who may buy based on Vendor Ads.

Myvawedding is not responsible for resolving disputes between vendors and buyers.

Vendors and buyers are responsible for all applicable taxes and for all costs incurred by participating in the Vendor Ads.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY INFRINGEMENT

You must produce your own listing content. You must avoid “borrowing” text or images (including photos) from other listings, a manufacturer’s web site, product catalogs, or other sources without specific permission from the owner. Images and text found on the Internet do not necessarily mean that they are not protected by copyright laws. Copyright laws apply to the Internet, and manufacturers or other copyright owners and they may object to the use of text or images that they own or have created. Your posting should have its own descriptive text, and your own photos.

Do not post content that infringes the rights of third parties. This includes, but is not limited to, content that infringes on intellectual property rights such as copyright and trademark (e.g., offering counterfeit items for sale). Myvawedding reserve the right to remove content where we have grounds for suspecting the violation of these terms, our policies or of any party’s rights.

FEES AND SERVICES

The Vendor Ad fee is based upon one year of ad placement, and the Category of Ad you are purchasing. The number of images and amount of content are also determined by the Ad Category you purchase, see Plans and Pricing for details.The Ads are non-refundable. The ads are subscription based and will renew automatically if you have saved a credit card. If you have not you will be reminded about renewal via email. If you do not renew your listing will no longer be seen. We use the latest in secure and encrypted technology to process your credit card payment. You will be able to change your listing category upon renewal if you wish.  The number of images and amount of content will be determined by the Ad Category you purchase.

You must register with a user name and email address. You will receive a link to set a strong password. You will need your user name and password to edit your listing.

My Virginia Wedding will maintain up-to-date SEO techniques and use paid Ads to promote myvawedding.com and maintain and grow site visitors. My Virginia Wedding may make suggestions as to content and/or use of images that may make your Ad more noticeable, but you are under no obligation to make any changes, unless the ad violates the Terms of Use.

LIABILITY

My Virginia Wedding cannot mediate issues regarding quality, legality, non-payment, and the like between vendors and buyers. My Virgnia Wedding is not liable for any loss, whether of money or items.

My Virginia Wedding’s Right to Terminate

My Virginia Wedding, in its sole discretion, may terminate any Vendor Ad Vendor’s login name and/or password immediately and without notice if (a) My Virginia Wedding believes that vendor has acted inconsistently with the spirit or the letter of these Guidelines or My Virginia Wedding’s Terms of Use or Privacy Policy, or (b) My Virgnia Wedding believes seller or buyer has violated or tried to violate the rights of others.

My Virginia Wedding reserves the right to change or modify these Guidelines at any time without notice.

Myvawedding.com Marketplace Ads Terms of Service

Myvawedding.com, a property of My Virginia Wedding, LLC (“Myvawedding”) has established the following guidelines (these “Guidelines”) to ensure the quality of the marketplace classified advertisements (the “Marketplace ads”). PLEASE REMEMBER THAT MARKETPLACE ADS ARE POSTED BY OTHER USERS, NOT BY MYVAWEDDING. Sellers and buyers are solely responsible for all aspects of the transactions in which they choose to participate. All transactions conducted on Myvawedding must be consistent with any applicable laws, these Guidelines, and Myvawedding General Terms of Use Use and Privacy Policy, incorporated herein by this reference.

Myvawedding reserves the right to reject or remove any ad that is not consistent with the spirit of Myvawedding policies or the law. Please review these Guidelines below and make sure any transactions you conduct fully comply.

GENERAL INFORMATION

The Marketplace ads are intended to be used as a marketplace for individual users selling wedding-related products. The Marketplace ads are not to be used as a marketplace for vendors including, but not limited to: photographers, wedding planners, caterers, videographers, makeup artists, officiants, florists, event designers, DJs/musicians, venues, or transportation companies.

Myvawedding does not screen or control users who may sell or buy on Marketplace ads, nor does Myvawedding review or authenticate all listings, items, or services offered for sale. Therefore, users of this service should be aware that:

Sellers and buyers are completely and solely responsible for negotiating the purchase, sale, and exchange of goods.

Myvawedding is not responsible for resolving disputes between sellers and buyers.

Sellers and buyers are responsible for researching and complying with any applicable laws, regulations or restrictions on items, services, or manner of sale or exchange that may pertain to transactions in which they participate.

Sellers and buyers are responsible for all applicable taxes and for all costs incurred by participating in the Marketplace ads.

GENERAL RULES

Marketplace Ad users agree to:

  • not use or manipulate this service for any fraudulent activity or purpose, including collecting payment from buyers and not providing the item or service purchased, or filing false claims for insurance payments;
  • not represent the item that the user is selling in a false or misleading way;
  • not copy, modify, or distribute any other person’s content without their consent;
  • not request money by wire transfer or solicit bank account information;
  • not harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including email addresses, without their consent;
  • not spam Myvawedding’s system and/or impose an unreasonably or disproportionately large load on Myvawedding’s system;
  • not put any material on the Marketplace ads that contains any viruses, trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancelbots, or other computer programming routines that may damage, interfere with, surreptitiously intercept, or expropriate any system, data, or personal information;
  • not solicit Myvawedding users to post ads on other marketplace ads sites; and
  • not violate any of Myvawedding’s General Terms of Use.


PROHIBITED ITEMS

Marketplace ads users must only create listings that are product-specific. The listing must not attempt to sell services. The listings must not contain opinions and/or promotions for events. The listing must not be general in nature.

It is the responsibility of both the seller and the buyer to ensure that the items or services listed for sale and bought by users are appropriate for sale under all applicable laws and regulations. SELLER MAY NOT CREATE POSTINGS FOR AND/OR SELL THE FOLLOWING ITEMS UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCE:

  • Any item that has been the subject of a product recall by the U. S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, other government agency, or product manufacturer.
  • Any item that violates any U. S. export law or regulation, including any items subject to the terms of the U. S. embargoes against Afghanistan, Cuba, Iran, Iraq, Libya, North Korea, Serbia (former Yugoslavia), and Sudan.
  • Event tickets sold for prices that are in violation of the laws or regulations of the event venue.
  • Any item or service that is harmful to minors, obscene, or otherwise objectionable.
  • Any item that infringes the rights of a third party, including items that violate copyrights, trademarks, publicity, or privacy rights of third parties. Examples include, but are not limited to:
    • Unauthorized copies of software, music, video games, movies, photos, or other media.
    • Bootleg recordings of concerts, movies, or other performances.
    • Sale of back-up copies of software.
  • Any item that is counterfeit or stolen, including, without limitation, the following:
    • Inauthentic sports collectibles, celebrity autographs, or otherwise inauthentic versions of memorabilia or other items with inauthentic signatures.
  • Any animals or animal items that are subject to regulations or laws for the protection of live animals, including endangered species and domesticated animals, as well as any products made from or including any parts of an animal protected by law or regulation.
  • Gambling items (including, without limitation, lottery tickets, sweepstakes, pyramid schemes, grab bags, raffles, slot machines).
  • Individual contracts, services, and any item that is non-transferable.
  • Non-packaged food items and other food or beverage items sold in a manner inconsistent with federal, state, or legal regulations.
  • Any used goods not appropriate for resale for safety, health, or other reasons, including any clothing items that have not been appropriately cleaned.
  • Any items that are “adult oriented” in nature or marketed in an objectionable manner, as determined in Myvawedding’s sole discretion.
  • Weight loss drugs and nutritional supplements
  • Any other item or service that violates any applicable federal, state, or local law or regulation or which Myvawedding determines, in its sole discretion, is inappropriate for sale through the services provided by Myvawedding.


INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY INFRINGEMENT

You must produce your own listing content. You must avoid “borrowing” text or images (including photos) from other listings, a manufacturer’s web site, product catalogs, or other sources without specific permission from the owner. Images and text found on the Internet do not necessarily mean that they are not protected by copyright laws. Copyright laws apply to the Internet, and manufacturers or other copyright owners and they may object to the use of text or images that they own or have created. Your posting should have its own descriptive text, and your own photos.

Do not post content that infringes the rights of third parties. This includes, but is not limited to, content that infringes on intellectual property rights such as copyright and trademark (e.g., offering counterfeit items for sale). Myvawedding reserve the right to remove content where we have grounds for suspecting the violation of these terms, our policies or of any party’s rights.

SPAM

Myvawedding encourages sellers to post listings on the Marketplace as long as they are not duplicates or other forms of spam, or otherwise inconsistent with these Guidelines and Myvawedding’s Marketplace Terms of Use or Privacy Policy. Myvawedding may take corrective action, in its sole discretion, to delete Marketplace ads and/or Myvawedding user accounts that Myvawedding believes are misusing the Marketplace ads.

Prohibited spam or otherwise impermissible marketing activities on the Marketplace ads may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Posting an ad that is unrelated to the category in which the ad is placed.
  • Posting identical ads in the same category and location.
  • Posting an ad with inappropriate links, titles, descriptions, or unauthorized use of content to which the person posting does not have rights.
  • Posting an ad for the sole purpose of collecting user information or raising money.
  • Posting an ad that contains unsolicited or unauthorized advertising or promotional materials. This may include an ad that instructs the user(s) to contact the person/company posting the ad for more information and then requires the user to pay a fee for that information.
  • Posting an ad that requires a user to register before getting detailed information about the product.
  • Posting an ad through unauthorized robots (crawling software).
  • Soliciting a Site user to post an ad in another marketplace ads site.


REPORTING ABUSE

If you suspect or have experienced fraud or fraudulent activity, or suspect another form of unauthorized use of the Marketplace ads, please email Myvawedding at info@myvawedding.com to report the issue. Myvawedding does not accept liability for monitoring the Marketplace ads or for unauthorized or unlawful content published to the site by users. We may remove your ad and/or terminate your Myvawedding account without notice if it has been flagged and we believe it causes problems or violates any of our General Terms of Use.

FEES AND SERVICES

The Marketplace ads are free to use.

You may pay a fee to list your ad as a featured ad. Once your ad is published in the Marketplace ads, the featured ad fee is non-refundable.

REMINDER OF MYVAWEDDING’S DISCLAIMER

THE CONTENT OF THE ADVERTISEMENTS THAT APPEAR ON MYVAWEDDING.COM IS THE SOLE RESPONSIBILITY OF THOSE PERSONS POSTING THE ADS. AS SET FORTH IN THESE GUIDELINES, TERMS OF USE AND PRIVACY POLICY, MYVAWEDDING DOES NOT CONTROL THE CONTENT OF THE ADS AND DOES NOT GUARANTEE THE ACCURACY, INTEGRITY, OR QUALITY OF ANY INFORMATION CONTAINED IN MYVAWEDDING’S LISTINGS OR IN ANY OF THE PRODUCTS OR SERVICES LISTED ON MYVAWEDDING. MYVAWEDDING WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND INCURRED AS A RESULT OF THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THE MARKETPLACE ADS. MYVAWEDDING DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES RELATING TO THE SERVICE, INCLUDING WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR USE. MYVAWEDDING RESERVES THE RIGHT TO REMOVE ADS AT ANY TIME FOR ANY REASON. SELLER IS SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR CONTENT. BY POSTING AN AD ON MYVAWEDDING.COM, SELLER AGREES THAT HE/SHE WILL NOT POST ANY CONTENT THAT IS LIBELOUS, DEFAMATORY, OR UNLAWFUL, OR THAT VIOLATES OR INFRINGES ANY TRADEMARK, COPYRIGHT, OR SIMILAR RIGHTS OF OTHERS.

LIABILITY

By using the Myvawedding Marketplace ads, you agree not to hold Myvawedding responsible for user-to-user interactions. We cannot guarantee items that are being sold or represented, nor can we mediate issues regarding quality, legality, non-payment, and the like. Myvawedding is not liable for any loss, whether of money or items being exchanged.

MYVAWEDDING’S RIGHT TO TERMINATE

Myvawedding, in its sole discretion, may terminate any Classified listing or member’s Classified number and/or password immediately and without notice if (a) Myvawedding believes that seller or buyer has acted inconsistently with the spirit or the letter of these Guidelines or Myvawedding’s Marketplace Terms of Use or Privacy Policy, or (b) Myvawedding believes seller or buyer has violated or tried to violate the rights of others.

Myvawedding reserves the right to change or modify these Guidelines at any time without notice.

Myvawedding.com Privacy Policy

This privacy notice discloses the privacy practices for myvawedding.com. This privacy notice applies solely to information collected by this website. It will notify you of the following:

  1. What personally identifiable information is collected from you through the website, how it is used and with whom it may be shared.
  2. What choices are available to you regarding the use of your data.
  3. The security procedures in place to protect the misuse of your information.
  4. How you can correct any inaccuracies in the information.

Information Collection, Use, and Sharing

We are the sole owners of the information collected on this site. We only have access to/collect information that you voluntarily give us via email or contact forms. We will not sell or rent this information to anyone.

We will use your information to respond to you, regarding the reason you contacted us. We will not share your information with any third party outside of our organization, other than as necessary to fulfill your request.

Unless you ask us not to, we may contact you via email in the future to tell you about specials, new products or services, or changes to this privacy policy.

Your Access to and Control Over Information

You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time. You can do the following at any time by contacting us via the email address or phone number given on our website:

  • See what data we have about you, if any.
  • Change/correct any data we have about you.
  • Have us delete any data we have about you.
  • Express any concern you have about our use of your data.

Security

We take precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline.

Wherever we collect sensitive information (such as credit card data) that information is encrypted and transmitted in a secure manner. You can verify this by looking for a lock icon in the address bar and looking for “https” at the beginning of the address of the Web page.

While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, billing or customer service) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers/servers in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.

If you feel that we are not abiding by this privacy policy, you should contact us immediately via telephone at info@myvawedding.com.

Ad Purchase (Vendor and Featured Marketplace)

To process purchases, we may require your name, address, phone number, email address and credit card information. Such information is used to process your order. Credit card transactions are processed through industry standard Secure Socket Layer (SSL) and/or strong encryption (3DES) by a third party, which only uses your information for that purpose. If we have trouble processing an order, we’ll use this information to contact you. We will also use this information to contact you when it is time for an ad renewal, if you have not opted into auto-renewal.

Cookies

We use “cookies” on this site. A cookie is a piece of data stored on a site visitor’s hard drive to help us improve your access to our site and identify repeat visitors to our site. For instance, when you use the Wedding Planning Checklist, in order to save the check marks we must place a cookie on your computer. Cookies can also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our site. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information on our site.

Some of our business partners may use cookies on our site (for example, advertisers). However, we have no access to or control over these cookies.

We partner with another party to provide specific services. When the user signs up for these services, we will share names, or other contact information that is necessary for the third party to provide these services. These parties are not allowed to use personally identifiable information except for the purpose of providing these services.

Links

This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.

Surveys & Contests

From time-to-time our site requests information via surveys or contests. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary and you may choose whether or not to participate and therefore disclose this information. Information requested may include contact information (such as name and address), and demographic information (such as zip code, age level). Contact information will be used to notify the winners and award prizes. Survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving the use and satisfaction of this site.

Public Forums

We make discussion boards available to our users and visitors. Any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose any personally identifiable information. Please consult the community guidelines for each myvawedding.com discussion board when posting comments on them for other specific information.

Disclosure of Your Information to Third Parties

Disclosure By Law. You acknowledge and agree that we may disclose information you provide if required to do so by law, at the request of a third party, or if we, in our sole discretion, believe that disclosure is reasonable to (1) comply with the law, requests or orders from law enforcement, or any legal process (whether or not such disclosure is required by applicable law); (2) protect or defend myvawedding.com’s, or a third party’s, rights or property; or (3) protect someone’s health or safety, such as when harm or violence against any person (including you) is threatened.

Disclosure to Protect Abuse Victims. Notwithstanding any other provision of this privacy statement or our Terms of Use, we reserve the right, but have no obligation, to disclose any information that you submit to the services, if in our sole opinion, we suspect or have reason to suspect, that the information involves a party who may be the victim of abuse in any form. Abuse may include, without limitation, elder abuse, child abuse, spousal abuse, neglect, or domestic violence. Information may be disclosed to authorities that we, in our sole discretion, deem appropriate to handle such disclosure. Appropriate authorities may include, without limitation, law enforcement agencies, child protection agencies, or court officials. You hereby acknowledge and agree that we are permitted to make such disclosure.

Disclosure to Trusted Third Parties By Us. We may share your non-personally identifiable information with third parties, but not in a manner that would reveal your identity. We may share your personally identifiable information, sometimes in conjunction with your non- personally identifiable information, with service providers that may be associated with us to perform functions on our behalf. For example, outsourced customer care agents or technology assistants may need access to your information to perform services for you. Your information will be treated as private and confidential by such service providers and not used for any other purpose than we authorize.

Disclosure to Trusted Third Parties at Your Request. While visiting our site, we may provide you with advertisements, promotions, sweepstakes and offers from third party providers. If you choose to accept any such offers, you may directly provide your information in connection with the offer to such third party provider. Please refer to the third party provider’s own privacy policy (provided on the offer pages) if you have any questions regarding how your information is used by such providers. Please be aware that these offers may be presented on pages framed by myvawedding.com website. We do this to provide a seamless experience. Although these offer pages have the look and feel of our website, you will be submitting your information directly to the third-party advertiser. You agree that we will not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings, including the sharing of the information you supply to us with third party providers described here, or as the result of the presence of such providers on the myvawedding.com site.

Third-Party Advertising

We may use third-party advertising agencies or other service providers to serve ads on our website on behalf of myvawedding.com or third-party advertisers (e.g., retailers of goods or services). These companies may employ cookies and web beacons to measure advertising effectiveness. Any information that these third parties collect via cookies and web beacons is completely anonymous.

We will only share your information with third parties in the ways defined in this privacy statement.

Age Restrictions

Our age restrictions for different services are set forth in each applicable Terms and Conditions of Service. We do not target our sites or services to children under the age of 13, and in compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, any information we may receive from users we believe to be under the age of 13 will be purged from our database.

Acceptance of Privacy Statement

Your use of our website(s), including any dispute concerning privacy, is subject to this privacy statement and the applicable Terms and Conditions of Service. BY USING OUR WEBSITE, YOU ARE ACCEPTING THE PRACTICES SET OUT IN THIS PRIVACY STATEMENT AND THE APPLICABLE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE.

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes to this privacy statement page and any other places we deem appropriate so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. We reserve the right to modify this privacy statement at any time, so please review it frequently. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here, or by other means, such as e-mail, at our discretion.

Your continued use of any portion of our website following posting of the updated privacy statement will constitute your acceptance of the changes.

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