Terms & Policies
NW Gems & Diamonds Website terms and Conditions
PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE CAREFULLY. BY ACCESSING OR USING THIS WEBSITE, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS AND ALL TERMS, POLICIES AND GUIDELINES INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO ALL OF THESE TERMS, PLEASE DO NOT USE THIS WEBSITE.
These terms and conditions of use (“Site Terms”) apply exclusively to your access to, and use of, NW Gems & Diamonds’ (“NW Gems & Diamonds”) website at www.nwgems.com (the "Site"). These Site Terms do not alter in any way the terms or conditions of any other agreement you may have with NW Gems & Diamonds, or its subsidiaries or affiliates, for products, services or otherwise. If you are using the Site on behalf of any entity, you represent and warrant that you are authorized to accept these Site Terms on such entity's behalf, and that such entity agrees to indemnify you and NW Gems & Diamonds s for violations of these Site Terms.
NW Gems & Diamonds reserves the right to change or modify these Site Terms and/or any policy or guideline of the Site at any time in its sole discretion. Any changes or modifications will be effective immediately upon posting of the revisions on the Site, and you waive any right you may have to receive specific notice of such changes or modifications. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes or modifications will confirm your acceptance of such changes or modifications. Therefore, you should frequently review the Site Terms and applicable policies on the Site to understand the terms and conditions that apply to your use of the Site. If you do not agree to the amended terms, you must stop using the Site.
- Copyright and Limited License
Unless otherwise indicated, the Site and all content and other materials on the Site, including, without limitation, the NW Gems & Diamonds logo, and all designs, text, graphics, pictures, information, data, software, sound files, other files and the selection and arrangement thereof (collectively, the "Site Materials") are the proprietary property of NW Gems & Diamonds or its licensors or users and are protected by U.S. and international copyright and/or other intellectual property laws.
You are granted a limited, non-sublicensable license to access and use the Site and electronically copy (except where prohibited without a license) and print to hard copy portions of the Site Materials solely for your informational, non-commercial and personal use, or to purchase NW Gems & Diamonds products. Such license is subject to these Site Terms and does not include: (a) any resale or commercial use of the Site or the Site Materials therein; (b) the collection and use of any product listings, pictures or descriptions; (c) the distribution, public performance or public display of any Site Materials, (d) modifying or otherwise making any derivative uses of the Site and the Site Materials, or any portion thereof; (e) use of any data mining, robots or similar data gathering or extraction methods; (f) downloading (other than page caching) of any portion of the Site, the Site Materials or any information contained therein, except as expressly permitted on the Site; or (g) any use of the Site or the Site Materials other than for its intended purpose. Any use of the Site or the Site Materials other than as specifically authorized herein, without the prior written permission of NW Gems & Diamonds, is strictly prohibited and will terminate the license granted herein. Such unauthorized use may also violate applicable laws including without limitation copyright and trademark laws and applicable communications regulations and statutes. Unless explicitly stated herein, nothing in these Site Terms shall be construed as conferring any license to intellectual property rights, whether by estoppel, implication or otherwise. This license is revocable at any time.
- Repeat Infringer Policy
In accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) and other applicable law, NW Gems & Diamonds has adopted a policy of terminating, in appropriate circumstances and at NW Gems & Diamonds sole discretion, subscribers or account holders who are deemed to be repeat infringers. NW Gems and Diamonds may also at its sole discretion limit access to the Site and/or terminate the accounts of any users who infringe any intellectual property rights of others, whether or not there is any repeat infringement.
You are granted a limited, non-exclusive right to create a text hyperlink to the Site for noncommercial purposes, provided such link does not portray NW Gems & Diamonds or any of its products and services in a false, misleading, derogatory or otherwise defamatory manner and provided further that the linking site does not contain any adult or illegal material or any material that is offensive, harassing or otherwise objectionable. This limited right may be revoked at any time. You may not use an NW Gems & Diamonds logo or other proprietary graphic of NW Gems & Diamonds to link to this Site without the express written permission of NW Gems & Diamonds. Further, you may not use, frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any NW Gems and Diamonds trademark, logo or other proprietary information, including the images found at the Site, the content of any text or the layout/design of any page or form contained on a page on the Site without NW Gems & Diamonds’ express written consent. Except as noted above, you are not conveyed any right or license by implication, estoppel or otherwise in or under any patent, trademark, copyright or proprietary right of NW Gems & Diamonds or any third party.
- Third Party Content
The Site may provide access to third party content and/or links to third-party websites (collectively the "Third-Party Content") as a service to those interested in this information. NW Gems & Diamonds does not have any control over, and does not endorse or adopt, any Third Party Content and can make no guarantee as to its accuracy or completeness. NW Gems & Diamonds does not represent or warrant the accuracy of any information contained therein and undertakes no responsibility to update or review any Third Party Content. Users access and use such Third Party Content at their own risk.
- Advertisements And Promotions; Third-Party Products And Services
NW Gems & Diamonds may run advertisements and promotions from third parties on the Site or may otherwise provide information about or links to third-party products or services on the Site. Your business dealings or correspondence with, or participation in promotions of, such third parties, and any terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings or promotions, are solely between you and such third party. NW Gems & Diamonds is not responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings or promotions or as the result of the presence of such non- NW Gems & Diamonds advertisers or third-party information on the Site.
By participating in NW Gems & Diamonds promotions, including without limitation NW Gems & Diamonds sweepstakes and contests, you agree that NW Gems & Diamonds may use your information for marketing and promotional purposes.
- Registration Data; Account Security
In consideration of your use of the Site, you agree to (a) provide accurate, current and complete information about you as may be prompted by any registration forms on the Site ("Registration Data"); (b) maintain the security of your password and identification; (c) maintain and promptly update the Registration Data, and any other information you provide to NW Gems & Diamonds, to keep it accurate, current and complete; and (d) accept all risks of unauthorized access to the Registration Data and any other information you provide to NW Gems & Diamonds.
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless NW Gems & Diamonds, its parent companies, subsidiaries, and affiliates and each of their respective independent contractors, service providers, consultants, directors, members, employees, agents, agencies, and professional advisors (individually and together, the " NW Gems & Diamonds Parties"), from and against any claims, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses (including, but not limited to, reasonable attorneys' fees) arising out of or related to any content you post, store or otherwise transmit on or through the Site (including, without limitation, and User Content and Submissions) or your use of or inability to use the Site (including, without limitation, the Interactive Areas), including without limitation any actual or threatened suit, demand or claim made against the NW Gems & Diamonds Parties, arising out of or relating to the User Content, your conduct, your violation of these Site Terms or any other NW Gems & Diamonds terms, policies or agreements available on or through the Site, or your violation of the rights of any third party.
EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY PROVIDED TO THE CONTRARY IN WRITING BY NW GEMS & DIAMONDS, THE SITE, THE SITE MATERIALS CONTAINED THEREIN AND THE SERVICES PROVIDED ON OR IN CONNECTION THEREWITH (THE "SERVICES") ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. NW GEMS & DIAMONDS DISCLAIMS ALL OTHER WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT AS TO THE INFORMATION, CONTENT AND MATERIALS IN THE SITE. NW GEMS & DIAMONDS DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THE SITE MATERIALS OR THE SERVICES ARE ACCURATE, COMPLETE, RELIABLE, CURRENT OR ERROR-FREE. NW GEMS & DIAMONDS DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THE SITE OR ITS SERVERS ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. NW GEMS & DIAMONDS IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CONDUCT, WHETHER ONLINE OR OFFLINE, OF ANY USER OF THE SITE OR THE SERVICE, AND YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR INTERACTIONS WITH OTHER USERS. PRODUCT REVIEWS AND COMMENTS ARE STRICTLY THE OPINION OF THE USER POSTING SUCH REVIEWS OR COMMENTS, AND NW GEMS & DIAMONDS DOES NOT ENDORSE OR APPROVE AND SUCH REVIEWS OR COMMENTS.
NW GEMS & DIAMONDS IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS OR OMISSIONS RELATING TO PRICING, TEXT OR PHOTOGRAPHY. WHILE NW GEMS & DIAMONDS ATTEMPTS TO MAKE YOUR ACCESS AND USE OF THE SITE AND THE SERVICES SAFE, NW GEMS & DIAMONDS CANNOT AND DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THE SITE OR ITS SERVER(S) ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS; THEREFORE, YOU SHOULD USE INDUSTRY-RECOGNIZED SOFTWARE TO DETECT AND DISINFECT VIRUSES FROM ANY DOWNLOAD.
NW Gems & Diamonds reserves the right to change any and all content contained in the Site and any Services offered through the Site at any time without notice. Reference to any third-party products, services, processes or other information, by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, supplier or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation thereof, or any affiliation therewith, by NW Gems & Diamonds.
- Limitation Of Liability
IN NO EVENT SHALL NW GEMS & DIAMONDS OR ANY NW GEMS & DIAMONDS PARTIES BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, SPECIAL, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF PROFITS OR LOSS OF DATA, WHETHER IN AN ACTION IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO NEGLIGENCE) OR OTHERWISE, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE, THE SERVICES, THE SITE MATERIALS OR OTHER MATERIALS OR INFORMATION CONTAINED IN OR ACCESSED THROUGH THE SITE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY DAMAGES CAUSED BY OR RESULTING FROM RELIANCE BY USER ON ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED FROM NW GEMS & DIAMONDS, OR THAT RESULT FROM MISTAKES, OMISSIONS, INTERRUPTIONS, DELETION OF FILES OR E-MAIL, ERRORS, DEFECTS, VIRUSES, DELAYS IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION OR ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, WHETHER OR NOT RESULTING FROM ACTS OF GOD, COMMUNICATIONS FAILURE, THEFT, DESTRUCTION OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO NW GEMS & DIAMONDS’ RECORDS, PROGRAMS OR SERVICES. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AGGREGATE LIABILITY OF NW GEMS & DIAMONDS, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, WARRANTY, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE, WHETHER ACTIVE, PASSIVE OR IMPUTED), PRODUCT LIABILITY, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHER THEORY, ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE EXCEED ANY COMPENSATION YOU PAY, IF ANY, TO NW GEMS & DIAMONDS FOR ACCESS TO OR USE OF THE SITE.
- Applicable Law And Venue
These Site Terms and your use of the Site shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California, applicable to agreements made and to be entirely performed within the State of California, without resort to its conflict of law provisions.
Notwithstanding any of these Site Terms, NW Gems & Diamonds reserves the right, without notice and in its sole discretion, to terminate your license to use the Site, and to block or prevent your future access to and use of the Site.
If any provision of these Site Terms shall be deemed unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these Site Terms and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.