Terms of Use

Last Updated: August 7, 2020

The Tinkerly website located at www.tinkerly.net is owned and operated by TinkerTini, LLC, a California corporation which does business as TinkerTini ("this Website").

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS SITE. THESE TERMS OF USE CONSTITUTE A LEGALLY BINDING AGREEMENT BETWEEN YOU AND TINKERTINI. BY ACCESSING OR USING ANY PART OF THIS WEBSITE, YOU AGREE THAT YOU HAVE READ, UNDERSTAND AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS OF USE. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO BE SO BOUND, DO NOT ACCESS OR USE THIS WEBSITE.

User Conduct

You expressly agree that you will not use this Website or any other internet services provided by TinkerTini for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices. You agree to abide by all applicable local, state, national, and international laws and regulations. Any unauthorized commercial use of this Website, TinkerTini's servers or internet infrastructure is expressly prohibited. You will not use any device, software or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of this Website as determined by TinkerTini in its sole discretion.

Privacy

By using this Website, you consent to the terms of TinkerTini's Privacy Policy, which you understand may be modified from time to time. The Privacy Policy, which can be reached by clicking on the Privacy Policy link located at the bottom of the Website, is incorporated into these Terms of Use by reference. You consent to TinkerTini's use of cookies and similar devices as further described in the Privacy Policy and for the purposes set forth in the Privacy Policy. You further understand and agree that, to the extent that information is collected about you, it will be stored on servers in the United States.

Accounts

You are required to have an account on the Website (an "Account") to access or participate in the features of this Website. You represent and warrant that all information provided in registering your Account is true and accurate. You do not own or have any rights in your Account. Under these Terms of Use, you are granted a limited, personal, non-transferable, non-commercial, revocable license to use your Account to access this Website. You may not sell or transfer all or any part of your Account. You may not use your Account in any way that violates these Terms of Use.

You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your Account. You are responsible for all activities that occur through the use of your Account regardless of whether you personally authorize such activities. You shall not allow any other person to access your Account. You shall immediately notify TinkerTini of any unauthorized use of the Account or any other breach of security. TinkerTini shall not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with these requirements.

We reserve the right to refuse to register you and provide you with an Account and/or to deny you access to the Website and/or terminate your Account for any reason in our sole and absolute discretion. We may terminate or suspend your Account and/or access to all or part of this Website if we, in our sole and absolute discretion, determine that you have breached these Terms of Use or any other rule applicable to the Website or that your conduct violates applicable law or is otherwise harmful to the Website, other persons or us. Any such termination or suspension or removal shall be without liability to you. In addition, we may terminate or suspend your Account and/or access to all or part of this Website if we determine to cease all or a portion of our operations and/or the provision of any applicable products or services in connection with this Website. We reserve the right to change any or all of the features of and activities available on this Website at any time without notice. All such terminations, suspensions, removals and/or changes shall be without any liability to you.

Solicited Product Concept Submissions

This Website allows you to upload product concept submissions ("Inventor Submissions"). Before submitting any materials to TinkerTini, you must first enter into a submission agreement for that Inventor Submission either with TinkerTini or one of TinkerTini's clients. If you upload an Inventor Submission before entering into an applicable submission agreement, your Inventor Submission will be an Unsolicited Submission (see Unsolicited Submissions below).

You represent and warrant that you have all approvals, rights, titles and interests in and to all Inventor Submissions you provide and all information they contain which are necessary for you to upload and post and for us to use and share your Inventor Submissions. You upload and display all Inventor Submissions at your own risk. TinkerTini makes no representation or warranty that your Inventor Submissions will be saved or maintained by or on this Website or our servers or that you will be able to download copies of your Inventor Submissions. You are solely responsible for maintaining a copy of your Inventor Submission.

You agree not to upload any Inventor Submission which, in TinkerTini's sole and absolute discretion, (a) is infringing, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, threatening, abusive, violent, illegal, rude, harassing, or otherwise improper; (b) contains viruses, malware or other harmful items; or (c) otherwise violates or frustrates the purpose of or rules applicable to this Website. TinkerTini, in its sole and absolute discretion, may remove or delete any Inventor Submission at any time without any liability to you.

In order to store and share your Inventor Submissions on or through the Website, you hereby grant (or warrant that the owner of such rights has expressly granted) to TinkerTini a royalty-free, non-exclusive right and license to use, reproduce, publish, and distribute such materials. In addition, you warrant that all so-called "moral rights" and other rights recognized throughout the world (including without limitation, the European Economic Community) in those materials have been waived for the purposes of our use of such materials.

TinkerTini reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to adopt additional rules with respect to the uploading of Inventor Submissions and to condition access to such feature by any individual or group in accordance with age, geographic, or other criteria, to deny or restrict access by any individual or group who fails to meet that criteria or by anyone who fails to comply with our criteria or rules at any time, and to change or modify the criteria or rules at any time.

Unsolicited Submissions

TinkerTini does not accept unsolicited ideas, concepts, proposals or other submissions.

Before submitting any materials to TinkerTini, you must first enter into a submission agreement either with TinkerTini or one of TinkerTini's clients. By submitting any ideas, concepts, proposals or other submissions without such an agreement (an "Unsolicited Submission"), you automatically grant (or warrant that the owner of such rights has expressly granted) to TinkerTini a perpetual, royalty-free, irrevocable, transferable, sublicensable, non-exclusive right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, and distribute your submission or incorporate your submission into any form, medium, or technology (now known or hereafter developed or devised) throughout the universe. In addition, you warrant that all so-called "moral rights" and other rights recognized throughout the world (including without limitation, the European Economic Community) in your submission have been waived and that TinkerTini has the unrestricted right to modify, edit, alter and change your submission without your or any other person's consent. There is no contract, implied or otherwise, that TinkerTini will compensate you for the use of your submission and, pursuant to the foregoing, TinkerTini will not compensate you for any such use.

Ownership of Intellectual Property/Restrictions on Use

All software, designs, text, images, photographs, illustrations, audio clips, video clips, artwork, graphic material, data and other copyrightable elements, and the selection and arrangements thereof, and all trademarks, service marks, trade dress and trade names which are part of or displayed through this Website (the "Materials") are the property of TinkerTini or of third parties who have authorized TinkerTini to use the Materials and are protected, without limitation, pursuant to U.S. and foreign copyright and trademark laws.

You should assume that everything you see or read on this Website, receive through related services, or download from our servers, is protected by copyright unless otherwise stated and may only be used according to these Terms of Use. TinkerTini does not warrant or represent that your use of materials displayed on this Website will not infringe rights of third parties whom are not owned or affiliated with TinkerTini. Images are either TinkerTini's property or used by TinkerTini with another party's permission. The use of these images by you, or anyone else authorized by you, is prohibited unless specifically permitted by these Terms of Use. Any unauthorized use of such images may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, as well as other communications regulations and statutes.

TinkerTini, Tinkerly and other names used on this Website are the registered and unregistered trademarks of TinkerTini. The trademarks (including the foregoing trademarks), logos, and service marks (collectively the "Trademarks") displayed on this Website are registered and unregistered trademarks of TinkerTini or of third parties who have authorized TinkerTini to use the Trademarks. Your misuse of the Trademarks displayed on this Website, or any other content on this Website, except as provided herein, is strictly prohibited. Nothing contained on this Website should be construed as granting any license or right to use any Trademark displayed on this Website without the written permission of TinkerTini or such third party that may own the Trademark.

These Terms of Use grant to you a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable, revocable license to access and use this Website and the Materials for your personal, non-commercial use. Except as expressly provided herein, you agree that no portion of this Website will be accessed, used, reproduced, duplicated, copied, or otherwise exploited by you for any other purpose; that you have obtained no other rights, titles or interests of any kind in or to this Website or the Materials; and that nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring any other right, title or interest. As between you and TinkerTini, all rights in the Materials and the Website are reserved to TinkerTini.

You agree not to reproduce, modify, create derivative works from, display, perform, publish, distribute, disseminate, broadcast, sell, decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble, or circulate any Materials to any third party (including, without limitation, display and distribute the Materials via a third party website) without TinkerTini's express prior written consent. Unauthorized or prohibited exploitation of Materials may subject you to civil liability and criminal prosecution under applicable federal and state laws.

Disclaimers/Limitation of Liability

THIS WEBSITE AND ALL MATERIALS CONTAINED ON IT AND ALL SERVICES PROVIDED BY IT ARE DISTRIBUTED AND TRANSMITTED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE UNDER APPLICABLE LAW, TINKERTINI DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. TINKERTINI DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED IN THE SITE OR MATERIALS WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, THAT INFORMATION OR SUBMISSIONS WILL BE SAVED OR PRESERVED, THAT INFORMATION OR SUBMISSION WILL BE MAINTAINED AS CONFIDENTIAL, OR THAT THIS SITE OR THE SERVERS THAT MAKE IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. TINKERTINI DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OF THIS WEBSITE OR THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN IT WITH REGARD TO THEIR CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE. THE ENTIRE RISK AS TO THE QUALITY, ACCURACY, ADEQUACY, COMPLETENESS, CORRECTNESS, AND VALIDITY OF ANY MATERIAL RESTS WITH YOU. YOU, NOT TINKERTINI, ASSUME THE COMPLETE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING, REPAIR, REPLACEMENT, OR CORRECTION.

APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO MODIFY AND/OR DISCONTINUE THIS WEBSITE AT ANY TIME WITHOUT NOTICE.

TO THE EXTENT THAT YOU COMMUNICATE WITH TINKERTINI THROUGH ANY SOURCE, THE STATEMENTS, PROMISES OR ACTIONS TAKEN BY SUCH SOURCES SHALL NOT LIMIT OR OTHERWISE MODIFY THE TERMS OF THIS DISCLAIMER AND/OR THIS USER AGREEMENT AND THIS DISCLAIMER AND THESE TERMS OF USE SHALL APPLY TO ANY INFORMATION PROVIDED TO YOU THROUGH SUCH SOURCES.

TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, TINKERTINI, ITS AFFILIATES, AND THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, LICENSORS, REPRESENTATIVES, AND THIRD PARTY PROVIDERS TO THIS WEBSITE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, COMPENSATORY, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, SPECIAL OR SIMILAR DAMAGES, THAT MAY RESULT FROM THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE MATERIALS CONTAINED ON THIS WEBSITE, OR THE LOSS OR DESTRUCTION OR LOSS OF CONFIDENTIALITY OF ANY MATERIALS YOU UPLOAD TO THIS WEBSITE, REGARDLESS OF WHETHER THE MATERIAL IS PROVIDED OR OTHERWISE SUPPLIED BY TINKERTINI, YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY AND REGARDLESS OF WHETHER TINKERTINI IS AWARE OF OR HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

IF YOU ARE A CALIFORNIA RESIDENT, YOU WAIVE CALIFORNIA CIVIL CODE SECTION 1542, WHICH SAYS: "A GENERAL RELEASE DOES NOT EXTEND TO CLAIMS WHICH THE CREDITOR DOES NOT KNOW OR SUSPECT TO EXIST IN HIS FAVOR AT THE TIME OF EXECUTING THE RELEASE, WHICH, IF KNOWN BY HIM MUST HAVE MATERIALLY AFFECTED HIS SETTLEMENT WITH THE DEBTOR."

WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, IN NO EVENT SHALL TINKERTINI HAVE ANY LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ANY CLAIMS, DAMAGES, LOSSES, AND CAUSES OF ACTION (WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE) EXCEEDING THE AMOUNT PAID BY YOU, IF ANY, FOR ACCESSING THIS SITE.

Emails

You agree that these Terms of Use, including but not limited to the Disclaimers and Limitations of Liability, apply to all emails and other electronic communications which you receive from TinkerTini as though such email or other electronic communication and all of its content were a page of this Website.

Security of Information

We have put physical, electronic and managerial procedures into place in order to help safeguard and prevent unauthorized access, use and/or disclosure of your information and uploads. Although we use reasonable efforts to safeguard the security of your information, transmissions made on or through the internet and information and submissions stored on our servers or the servers of third parties that we use are vulnerable to attack and cannot be guaranteed to be secure. In addition, information provided and submissions made via email are not protected by encryption and are vulnerable to interception during transmission. We disclaim responsibility for all negligent acts that may result in the unauthorized use and/or disclosure of your information.

Malware

We take great care and pride in creating this Website. We are always on the lookout for technical glitches that effect how the Website works. When we find them on our end, we will fix them. Unfortunately, home computer may cause some glitches that effect how you see our Website and that is beyond our control. If you experience any unusual behavior, content or ads on the Website, it may be the result of Malware on your computer. Malware includes computer viruses, key loggers, malicious active content, rogue programs and dialers, among others. While we continuously work closely with our partners to ensure that everything on the Website is working properly, sometimes Malware programs on your personal computer may interfere with your experience on our Website and on other sites that you visit. Please note that we cannot be responsible for the effects of any third-party software including Malware on your computer system.

Denial of Access

TinkerTini, for any reason and at its sole discretion, may decide that any person shall be denied access to any part of the Website. The sending of an email notice by TinkerTini to any email address associated with the denial shall constitute complete and sufficient notice of the denial. By agreeing to these Terms of Use, you agree to cease and desist immediately from any attempt to access the Website upon issuance of a denial. If you do not cease and desist, you hereby consent to an injunction to be entered against you by a court of competent jurisdiction, as provided herein, permanently enjoining you from attempting to access the Website, without TinkerTini having to post any bond or surety therefor.

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless TinkerTini, its affiliates, and their respective officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, representatives, and third party providers to the Website from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys' fees, resulting from any violation of these Terms of Use by you. TinkerTini reserves the right to assume, at its sole expense, the exclusive defense and control of any matter subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will fully cooperate with TinkerTini in asserting any available defenses.

Jurisdiction

The Terms of Use and all matters or issues collateral thereto will be governed by, construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of the State of California applicable to contracts executed and performed entirely therein (without regard to any principles of conflicts of laws). You hereby agree that any action at law or in equity arising out of or relating to these Terms of Use or the site shall be filed only in the state or federal courts located in Los Angeles County, in the State of California. Further, you hereby expressly consent and submit to the personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purposes of litigating any such action. Notwithstanding the foregoing, TinkerTini shall be entitled to seek in any court of appropriate jurisdiction equitable or injunctive relief to enforce these Terms of Use.

If you use this Website from other locations you are responsible for compliance with local laws and regulations. TinkerTini products are available in many parts of the world; however, this Website may describe products that are not available in your jurisdiction.

Modification of Terms

TinkerTini may at any time revise these Terms of Use by updating the same at this Website without prior notice. Your continued use of this Website after such changes are posted will constitute your acceptance of such changes.

General

This agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and TinkerTini with respect to this Website and related services and supersedes all prior or contemporaneous terms or conditions, oral or written, between user and TinkerTini. A printed version of this agreement and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this agreement to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form. Any cause of action arising out of or related to this Website or its service must commence within one (1) year after the cause of action arose; otherwise, such cause of action is permanently barred.