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These Terms of Use are effective as of May 19, 2017.

Welcome to Samples.com’s website, owned and operated by Samples.com (“Samples.com”, “we”, “us” and “our”). Please read the following Terms of Use as they, together with all the other Terms and Conditions referred to below, govern your access and use of our Site.

ACCEPTANCE OF THE TERMS OF USE

THESE TERMS OF USE DESCRIBE YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES, AND BY USING THE SITE, YOU ACCEPT AND AGREE TO BE BOUND AND ABIDE BY THESE TERMS OF USE AND OUR PRIVACY POLICY, WHICH IS INCORPORATED HEREIN BY REFERENCE. THESE TERMS OF USE FORM A LEGAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN YOU AND US REGARDING YOUR USE OF THE SITE ALONG WITH THE RELATED SERVICES, FEATURES, CONTENT AND OFFERS PROVIDED ON THE SITE. THESE TERMS OF USE ALSO INCLUDE A MANDATORY ARBITRATION CLAUSE AND CLASS ACTION WAIVER.

IF FOR ANY REASON, YOU ARE UNABLE OR UNWILLING TO AGREE TO ALL OUR TERMS OF USE, PLEASE IMMEDIATELY STOP USING OR ATTEMPTING TO USE OUR SITE, BECAUSE IF YOU USE OR CONTINUE THE SITE, YOU WILL BE AGREEING TO EVERYTHING IN OUR TERMS OF USE AS A CONDITION OF SUCH USE.

We may refer to you or any individual that uses our Site as “you” or “your” or a “user.” If we use the term “Samples.com Affiliates,” in addition to us, that term means and includes our agents, representatives, subsidiaries, affiliated companies, select unaffiliated companies, assigns, and brands that are owned by, licensed by, and/or partnering with Samples.com.

When we use the term “Site” we mean all website(s) or online solution functionality or services offered through the individual URL or Internet address locations, sites and pages within the Samples.com domain (including all backups, mirror, replacement and substitutes). Unless otherwise noted, when we use the term “Site,” we are including all the content, text, information, images, graphics, postings, files, documents, multimedia materials, software, code, data, logos, brands, service and trademarks, the “look and feel”, as well as the selection and arrangement of items, all copyrightable or otherwise legally protectable items and elements and all of the various features, functions and services in, on or associated with our Site and we will use the term “Content” when we refer to them separately. When we use the term “Services” we mean any services provided as an online functionality or feature of the Site.

These Terms of Use include our Privacy Policy, and any other terms we disclose or notify you of when you use or attempt to use our Site (“Additional Terms”) all of which are incorporated by reference and form a part of our Terms of Use for all purposes.

By using our Site you are acknowledging you have read, understand and accept as binding, all of the rights and obligations, terms and conditions in our Terms of Use, which constitute the legal agreement you have with us. If you do not agree with, cannot comply with or are unwilling to accept our Terms of Use, please discontinue your use of our Site immediately because continued use shall constitute acceptance of these Terms of Use.

WE CAN CHANGE OUR TERMS OF USE AND SITE

We reserve the right, at any time, to add to, delete or modify our Terms of Use, as well as all or any part of our Site in our sole discretion. We will notify you of changes to our Terms of Use by posting the new Terms of Use on this website, or by sending you a notice via e-mail. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of revised Terms of Use means that you accept and agree to the changes. The date at the top of the Site indicates when these Terms of User were last updated. You agree to review these Terms of Use and other online policies posted on our Site periodically to be aware of any revisions.

OUR PRIVACY POLICY

Your privacy is important to us. We have developed a Privacy Policy in order to inform you of how we collect and use information we obtain from you. All information we collect on the Site is subject to our Privacy Policy, and our Privacy Policy is incorporated into and is a part of these Terms of Use.

CREATING AN ACCOUNT

In order to use portions of the Site, you may be prompted to sign up and register for an account (your “Account”) with Samples.com. You will have the opportunity to select your membership type. To sign up for an Account with Samples.com, you will be required to register with a user name, password, and other personal information, such as: your name, email address, and, depending on your membership type, payment information. You agree to always provide accurate, current, and complete information to Samples.com regarding your Account. You may not sell, assign, or transfer, or assign your Account to any third party. You agree to not share your password with anyone, as you are solely responsible for maintaining your Account and the confidentiality of your Account. Any use of the Site through your Account will be deemed as being used by you. If you suspect any breach of security or unauthorized use of your Account, you must immediately notify Samples.com by emailing support@samples.com.

PAID ACCOUNT

Samples.com provides multiple membership tiers, depending on your interests. At the time of registration of your Account, you will be able to choose your membership tier. Currently, there are four tiers of memberships: Digital Only Tier; Box Only Tier; Digital + Box Tier; and Free Tier. For all tiers besides the Free Tier, you will be purchasing a subscription for a fee. You acknowledge that only an adult (18 years or older) may enter into and complete such transactions. If you subscribe to a tier requiring payment of a fee, you agree: (i) that you will pay all fees associated with the subscription by the date on which payment is due; (ii) all payment information provided is complete and accurate; (iii) you have authorization to use the payment method provided; (iv) to provide Samples.com with any changes to payment information within seven (7) days of such change; and (v) that you will be responsible for any credit card chargeback fees.

When you subscribe to our paid membership tiers, you will submit your payment via a payment processor. Any payments made via the payment processor will be subject to the payment processor’s terms of use, and will create a contractual relationship between you and the payment processor. We will not store your payment information for your security within our Site. Your payment will renew automatically each month, and your credit card will be charged each month on or around the date in which your paid membership first commenced. You agree that until you terminate or cancel your paid membership with Samples.com, you will continue to accrue charges for which you will remain responsible, even if you do not actively use our Services or the Site.

REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES

By using the Site, you represent to Samples.com that:

1. You are at least 18 years of age or older;

2. You are authorized to enter into this Agreement and are able to fulfill and perform the obligations and meet the conditions of a user as specified herein;

3. You will not use the Site for any purpose or in any manner that violates any law or regulation, or that infringes the rights of Samples.com or any other third party;

4. Any information or data provided to Samples.com by you, if any, will not violate any law or regulation or infringe the rights of Samples.com or any third party; and

5. All information that you provide to us in connection with the Site is true and accurate;

POSTING AND SUBMITTING USER CONTENT

Samples.com may provide you with a forum or other related mediums that may enable you to submit, provide, furnish, transmit, exchange, communicate and/or display to other users (referred to as Posting”) content or materials (collectively, “User Content”). By Posting, you represent that you own or have the right to engage in or submit, display or use the User Content and you specifically agree your User Content shall not violate any law or regulation, our Terms of Use or the rights of others. You acknowledge that any forums or related mediums are offered for public use, and therefore, you have no expectation of privacy with regard with any User Content that is submitted, and you make such submissions at your own risk.

We have no obligation, nor do we verify, review for accuracy, completeness or otherwise, any User Content. We also have no obligation to monitor or continue to monitor your use of the Site or your User Content, but we reserve the right to do so and to confirm and request confirmation of any information you submit to us or on our Website, at any time for any reason or no reason at all. We do not endorse User Content, nor do we screen them. Further, Samples.com reserves the right to refuse to post, remove, or modify any of the User Content that is deemed to be in violation of these Terms, at Samples.com’s sole discretion. Samples.com may also take any appropriate legal action, including, but not limited to, disclosing your identity or referring you to appropriate law enforcement, for any illegal or unauthorized use of the Site or User Content.

You agree that you are solely liable and responsible for your User Content, submissions to the Site, and/or your account, although we ask that you notify us if you know or suspect the security of your user identification, log-in and password may have been compromised so that we can take responsive action. But, in general, you are solely responsible for activities undertaken through your registration, profile, user account or login identification or password and you will defend and indemnify us (see the Section entitled “You Indemnify Us”) for any User Content submitted, displayed, use, or transferred under the foregoing. In accordance with the foregoing, if you suspect that your log-in identification or password may have been compromised, please notify us immediately at support@samples.com.

In posting any User Conduct, you agree that you will not:

  • Post, display, or transmit any User Content that violates any law or applicable right of any third party;
  • Impersonate or indicate an affiliation with, or attempt to impersonate or indicate an affiliation with any third party or entity without consent;
  • Post inappropriate content, including, but not limited to, hateful, sexual, lewd, harassing, threatening, obscene, violent, explicit, or otherwise inappropriate content;
  • Post third party’s private information without prior consent;
OUR RIGHT TO USER CONTENT AND FEEDBACK

User Content and Feedback will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary and may be used by Samples.com Affiliates or Samples.com in many different ways, including, but not limited to, displaying the content, reformatting or editing the content, creating derivative works, or distributing the content. Content that is yours, remains yours and neither our Terms of Use, nor your use of our Site is intended to deprive you or anyone of any existing rights to Content. By posting, downloading, displaying, performing, transmitting, or otherwise distributing Content to Samples.com or the Site, you are:

  • Giving us a non-exclusive, irrevocable, unconditional, transferable, perpetual, worldwide, royalty free license and right to use, display, reproduce, perform, adapt, translate, modify, create derivative works from, publish, distribute, disseminate and broadcast the User Content in connection with your use of the Site without additional accounting to you or notifying you in any way; and
  • Representing and warranting to us you have the right to submit the User Content and grant the rights and license described above.

If anyone else has or may have rights to the User Content you are submitting, it is your responsibility to find out and obtain whatever agreements, licenses and rights you need from them to do so, because if and when you submit Content to us, you will be solely responsible and liable and you will defend and indemnify us (See the Section entitled “You Indemnify Us”) from any claims arising from the User Content.

RULES OF CONDUCT

You agree to use or access the Site or the Service only for lawful purposes and in accordance with these Terms of Use. We maintain the Site for your non-commercial personal use. By using the Site you agree that you may never use, allow or enable others to use our Site or knowingly condone use of our Site to do or attempt to:

  • Violate any applicable federal or state laws, regulations, judicial or governmental order, treaties or our rights or the rights of any other person, firm, or enterprise;
  • Engage in conduct which is or could be considered libelous, defamatory, indecent, vulgar, obscene, pornographic, sexually explicit or sexually suggestive, racially or ethically offensive, harmful, harassing, intimidating, threatening, hateful, objectionable, discriminatory, or abusive;
  • Impersonate or attempt to impersonate Samples.com, Samples.com’s employees, or any other person, firm, or enterprise;
  • Use the Site for posting or otherwise using malicious or unauthorized code (e.g. viruses, time bombs, cancel bots, worms, Trojan horses, spyware) or other potentially harmful material or information which in any way might interrupt, damage, interfere with, destroy, or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or communication equipment;
  • Use the Site in any manner that could disable, disrupt, damage, impair, or interfere with the use, features, functions, operation, or maintenance of our Site or with the rights or use and enjoyment by any other party;
  • Violate, or attempt to violate any security features of the Site or Service;
  • Attempt to modify, reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble, or otherwise reduce or attempt to reduce any of the source code that we use in providing the Site or Service to a human-perceivable form;
  • Collect, obtain, compile, gather, transmit, reproduce, delete, revise, view, or display any material or information, whether personally identifiable or not, submitted, provided, or made available by or concerning any other person, firm, or enterprise;
  • Advocate or encourage conduct that could constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, national, or foreign law or regulation.
  • Attempt to gain unauthorized access to, interfere with, damage, or disrupt any parts of the Site, the server on which the Site is stored, or any server, computer or database connected to the Site;
  • Otherwise attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Site.

We intend to cooperate fully with any law enforcement officials or agencies in the investigation of any violation of these Terms of Use or of any applicable laws. Any violation of system or network security may subject you to civil and/or criminal liability.

FEEDBACK AND SUBMISSIONS

Samples.com welcomes your feedback and suggestions about Samples.com's programs or services or with respect to how to improve the Site. By transmitting any suggestions, information, material, or other content (collectively, “feedback”) to Samples.com, you represent and warrant that such feedback does not infringe or violate the intellectual property or proprietary rights of any third party (including, without limitation, patents, copyrights, or trademark rights) and that you have all rights necessary to convey to Samples.com and enable Samples.com to use such feedback. In addition, any feedback received through the Site will be deemed to include a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, transferable, non-exclusive right and license for Samples.com to adopt, publish, reproduce, disseminate, transmit, distribute, copy, use, create derivative works, and display (in whole or in part) worldwide, or act on such feedback without additional approval or consideration, in any form, media, or technology now known or later developed for the full term of any rights that may exist in such content, and you hereby waive any claim to the contrary.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS

The Site and its entire contents, features and functionality, including, but not limited to all information, text, displays, photographs, graphics, video and audio, and the design, selection and arrangement thereof (“Samples.com Content”), are owned by, licensed by, or provided to Samples.com. The Site is protected by copyright, trademark, trade secret, and other intellectual property or proprietary rights laws, and thus, we own and retain all rights in the Samples.com Content and the Service.

These Terms of Use permit you to use the Site for your own personal, non-commercial use only. Except as otherwise provided in these Terms of Use, you may not reproduce, modify, publish, prepare derivative works, or distribute copies of the Samples.com Content in whole or in part. You acknowledge and agree that if you use any Content in violation of our Terms of Use, any other party’s rights, or any laws or regulations, including laws relating to the protection of intellectual property, you may be subject to civil liability, criminal prosecution or both under the laws and regulations of the United States, as well as any other state, national, provincial or other laws, regulations and treaties that may apply.

MOBILE SERVICES

The Site may offer certain tools or services that are available to you via your mobile phone or other mobile device (collectively, “Mobile Services”). Please note that your mobile carrier’s normal messaging, data, and other rates and fees will apply to your use of the Mobile Services. In addition, downloading, installing, or using certain Mobile Services may be prohibited or restricted by your mobile carrier, and not all Mobile Services may work with all carriers or devices. Therefore, you are responsible for checking with your mobile carrier to determine if the Mobile Services are available for your mobile devices, what restrictions, if any, may be applicable to your use of the Mobile Services, and how much they will cost you. Nevertheless, all use of the Site and its Mobile Services shall be in accordance with our Terms of Use.

PROMOTIONS

From time to time we may offer sweepstakes, contests, or other similar promotions (“Promotions”). Promotions vary and may require you to submit information about yourself to us. Each Promotion has its own Terms and Conditions, which govern your participation in the Promotion. You must read and agree to these separate Terms and Conditions before entering into any such Promotion.

THIRD PARTY CONTENT AND LINKS FROM THE SITE

If the Site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, such links are provided for convenience purposes only. This includes links contained in advertisements, banner advertisements, and sponsored links. We have no control over, and no liability for any third party websites or materials. We work with a number of partners and affiliates whose Internet sites may be linked with the Site. Because neither we nor our Site has control over the content and performance of these partner and affiliate sites, we make no guarantees about the accuracy, currency, content, or quality of the information provided by such sites, and we assume no responsibility for unintended, objectionable, inaccurate, misleading, or unlawful content that may reside on those sites. If you decide to access any of the third party sites linked to this Site, you do this entirely at your own risk.

THIRD PARTY MERCHANTS

Samples.com contains many Offers from third party partners and affiliates which may allow you to order, receive, or redeem various products and services by business that are not owned or operated by us. The delivery, guarantee, maintenance, and all other matters concerning your transactions with these businesses are solely between you and such businesses. We do not endorse, warrant, or guarantee any such third party Offers and we are not liable for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of such information or the availability of any Offers.

TERM AND TERMINATION

1. Our Terms of Use will take effect at the moment you click “ACCEPT”, register, respond to a request for information, and/or begin downloading, accessing, or using the Site, whichever is earliest. Samples.com reserves the right at any time and on reasonable grounds, which shall include, without limitation, any reasonable belief of fraudulent or unlawful activity or actions or omissions that violate any term or condition of this Agreement, to deny your access to the Site or to any portion thereof in order to protect its name and goodwill, its business, and/or other Users, and our Terms of Use with you will also terminate automatically if you fail to comply with its terms and conditions, subject to the survival rights of certain provisions identified below. Termination will be effective without notice. You may also terminate our Terms of Use at any time by ceasing to use the Site, but all applicable provisions of our Terms of Use will survive termination, as identified below, and each re-access or use of the Site will reapply our Terms of Use (then in effect) to you. The provisions concerning Samples.com’s proprietary rights, feedback and submissions, indemnity, disclaimers of warranty and liability, waiver and severability, entire agreement, and governing law will survive the termination of our Terms of Use for any reason.

TERMINATING A PAID ACCOUNT

You may elect to terminate your paid membership at any time, or downgrade your membership to the free tier at any time. Any termination or downgrade will be effective as of the end of the current billing period. For example, if your paid membership commenced on the first of the month, any termination following the first of the month would be effective for the following month. You may terminate your paid account by accessing your Account and choosing the “Cancel Membership” option, or by contacting us at support@samples.com.

WE HAVE THE RIGHT TO TERMINATE

We have the right to discontinue, suspend or terminate our Site, your Account, your use of the Service and/or our Site at any time, with or without notice to you, and without liability to you, for any reason or no reason whatsoever, including any time we determine, in our sole judgment, you have violated any of the Terms of Use, furnished us with false or misleading information, or interfered with use of the Site or the Service by others. In addition to any other rights and remedies we may have under these Terms of Use, or at law or in equity, we have the right to: (i) refuse to allow you further Posting; (ii) remove or delete Postings; (iii) revoke your right to use our Site; (iv) revoke and terminate your Samples.com account; (v) use any technological, legal, operational or other means available to enforce our Terms of Use, including blocking specific IP addresses or deactivating your registration.

YOU INDEMNIFY US

By using our Site, you agree to defend and hold harmless Samples.com and its officers, directors, employees, agents, affiliates, third party information providers, licensors, contractors, and others involved in the delivery of products, services or information through the Site (collectively, the “Indemnified Parties”) against any demands, claims or actions arising out of or as a result of your access to or use of the Site, your breach or violation of our Terms of Use, including any breach arising from violations of law and regulation, as well as claims of infringement, misappropriation or violation of the rights of any person or entity (“Claim”) and you shall indemnify and hold the Indemnified Parties harmless from and against any and all losses, damages, costs and expenses, including attorneys’ fees, resulting from any such Claim. You agree that the Indemnified Parties will have no liability in connection with any such breach or unauthorized use, and you agree to indemnify any and all resulting loss, damages, judgments, awards, costs, expense, and attorney’s fees and litigation expenses of the Indemnified Parties in connection therewith.

We have the right, at any time, to assume the defense against any Claim and all negotiations for settlement and compromise and you agree to cooperate with us in any such defense. You will also indemnify and hold the Indemnified Parties harmless from and against any claim brought by third parties arising out of your use of the information accessed through the Site or related website(s).

DISCLAIMERS AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

OUR SITE IS MADE AVAILABLE "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE." TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, WE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING ANY WARRANTIES OF TITLE, NONINFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. THERE IS NO GUARANTY OR ASSURANCE THAT ALL OR ANY PART OF OUR SITE WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR USE, PERFORM AS DESCRIBED OR THAT OUR SITE IS ACCURATE, TIMELY, COMPLETE OR ERROR FREE AND YOU SHOULD NOT RELY ON OUR SITE FOR ANY DECISIONS OR ACTIONS YOU MAY OR MAY NOT CHOOSE TO MAKE OR TAKE. WE ARE NEITHER RESPONSIBLE NOR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOU OR YOUR PROPERTY, EVEN IF DUE TO MALICIOUS OR UNAUTHORIZED CODE. YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ENSURING YOU HAVE APPROPRIATE MECHANISMS TO PROTECT AND SECURE YOUR EQUIPMENT, PROGRAMS AND INFORMATION BECAUSE YOU, NOT US, ARE ASSUMING ALL RISK OF LOSS OR DAMAGE THAT MAY ARISE OR BE ASSOCIATED WITH USE OF OUR WEBSITE.

OUR LIABILITY TO YOU IS LIMITED. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, WE DISCLAIM ALL LIABILITY FOR LOSS, DAMAGE, COST AND/OR EXPENSE OF ANY KIND (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS, OR LOST DATA, REGARDLESS OF THE FORM OF ACTION OR BASIS OF THE CLAIM AND WHETHER OR NOT A PARTY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF DAMAGES) IN CONNECTION WITH OR ARISING FROM USE OF OUR SITE OR ANY OTHER MATERIALS OR SERVICES WE PROVIDE TO YOU.

SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW EXCLUSIONS OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES OR LIMITATIONS ON CERTAIN DAMAGES, SO SOME OF THESE EXCLUSIONS AND LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. HOWEVER, IF ANY LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF DAMAGES OR LIABILITY IS PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW, WE SHALL BE ENTITLED TO THE MAXIMUM LIMITATIONS AND EXCLUSIONS PERMITTED; HOWEVER, IN NO EVENT SHALL OUR TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU EXCEED ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($100).

GOVERNING LAW

Our Terms of Use and your use of our Site shall be construed, governed by and enforced under the substantive laws of the State of California applicable to contracts made, executed and wholly performed within the State of California. You submit to the jurisdiction of the State and Federal courts situated in San Diego County, California, USA in all disputes arising out of or related to the use of the Site or Service and you will not object to jurisdiction or venue on the grounds of lack of personal jurisdiction, inconvenient forum or otherwise. The Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act does not apply to our Terms of Use. Any claim you might have against Samples.com must be brought within one (1) year after the cause of action arises, or such claim or cuase of action is barred.

YOU HEREBY WAIVE ANY RIGHT YOU MAY NOW HAVE OR HEREAFTER POSSESS TO A TRIAL BY JURY IN CONNECTION WITH ANY ACTION OR PROCEEDING ARISING UNDER OUR TERMS OF USE OR YOUR USE OF OUR WEBSITE.

ARBITRATION AND CLASS ACTION WAIVER

You agree to first contact us at support@samples.com for any dispute or controversy so as to attempt to resolve the dispute or controversy informally. Any controversy or claim arising out of or related to the use of the Site or Service that cannot be resolved through such informal process or through negotiation within 120 days shall be settled by binding arbitration administered by the American Arbitration Association in accordance with its Commercial Arbitration Rules, and judgment on the award rendered may be entered in any court having jurisdiction thereof. The arbitration will be conducted in the English language in the city of San Diego, California by a single neutral arbitrator, but may proceed telephonically in the event the total amount of the claim does not exceed $2,500 U.S. dollars (if the claimant so chooses).

You agree that disputes will only be arbitrated on an individual basis and shall not be consolidated, on a class wide, representative basis, or with any other arbitration(s) or other proceedings that involve any claim or controversy of any other party. If for any reason this arbitration clause is unenforceable or inapplicable, both you and we agree, to the extent permissible by law, to waive any right to pursue any claims on a class action basis. If any portion of this class action waiver is limited, void, or unenforceable, then our agreement to arbitrate under this section will not apply and any controversy or claim must be brought exclusively in the state and federal courts in San Diego, California.

INJUNCTIVE RELIEF

You acknowledge that any breach, threatened or actual, of our Terms of Use, including, without limitation, with respect to unauthorized use of Samples.com proprietary assets, will cause irreparable injury to Samples.com, such injury would not be quantifiable in monetary damages, and Samples.com would not have an adequate remedy at law. You therefore agree that Samples.com shall be entitled, in addition to other available remedies, to seek and be awarded an injunction or other appropriate equitable relief from a court of competent jurisdiction restraining any breach, threatened or actual, of your obligations under any provision of our Terms of Use. Accordingly, you hereby waive any requirement that Samples.com post any bond or other security in the event any injunctive or equitable relief is sought by or awarded to Samples.com to enforce any provision of our Terms of Use.

NO LICENSE

Nothing contained on the Site should be understood as granting you a license to use any of the trademarks, service marks, or logos owned by us or by any third party.

THIS SITE IS FOR UNITED STATES USE ONLY

We control and operate the Site from our offices in the State of California. We make no representation that any of the materials or the services to which you have been given access are available or appropriate for use outside the United States and access to the Site from territories where its contents are illegal or restricted is prohibited. If you choose to access the Site from outside the United States, you do so on your own initiative and are responsible for compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations.

NOTICE AND PROCEDURE FOR MAKING CLAIMS OF COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT

Samples.com has adopted the following procedure regarding copyright infringement in accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act ("DMCA"), the text of which is located at http://www.copyright.gov/legislation/dmca.pdf.

THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION IS SOLELY FOR NOTIFYING US THAT YOUR COPYRIGHTED MATERIAL MAY HAVE BEEN INFRINGED. DO NOT SEND ANY INQUIRIES UNRELATED TO COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT (e.g., REQUESTS FOR TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE OR CUSTOMER SERVICE, REPORTS OF E-MAIL ABUSE) TO THE CONTACT LISTED BELOW. YOU WILL NOT RECEIVE A RESPONSE IF SENT TO THAT CONTACT.

If you believe that your copyrighted work has been used or displayed on our website in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please report the alleged infringements by completing the following steps and by notifying Samples.com’s Designated Agent, as listed below. Pursuant to Title 17, United States Code, Section 512(c)(2), all notifications of claimed copyright infringement should be sent ONLY to our Designated Agent.

The Notification of Claimed Infringement must include the following:

1. A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;

2. Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed;

3. A description and identification of the material you claim is infringing, and the location where the original, or an authorized copy of the copyrighted work exists (for example, the URL of the page of the website where it is lawfully posted; the name, edition and pages of a book from which an excerpt was copied, etc.)

4. A clear description of where the infringing material is located on our Site, including, as applicable, its URL, so that we can locate the material;

5. Your contact information, including your name, address, telephone number, and e-mail address;

6. A 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

7. 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.

Our agent designated to receive claims of copyright or other intellectual property infringement may be contacted as follows:

Samples.com
Attn: Elizabeth Chu
P.O. Box 12630
San Diego, CA, 92101, USA
Email Address: legal@samples.com

MISCELLANEOUS

The Terms of Use constitute the entire agreement you have with us regarding the subject matter and supersedes any and all prior and/or inconsistent understandings. Our Terms of Use cannot be modified except as set described herein or in a written amendment signed by an authorized representative of ours. No electronic or digital communication of any kind is to be construed as a ‘writing’ for purposes of amending or modifying our Terms of Use or the rights and obligations of the parties hereunder. The illegality, unenforceability or invalidity of any provision is severable and shall not affect or impair the rest of our Terms of Use. No waiver of any breach of any provision of these Terms of Use shall constitute a waiver of any prior, concurrent, or subsequent breach of the same or any other provisions hereof, and no waiver shall be effective unless made in writing and signed by an authorized representative of the waiving party.

Headings are purely for reference and shall not affect meaning. In the event that any provision of this Agreement is found by an arbitrator or court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, void, or unenforceable, you agree that unless it materially affects the entire intent and purpose of this Agreement, the invalidity, voidness, or unenforceability shall affect neither the validity of this Agreement nor the remaining provisions herein, and the provision in question shall be deemed to be replaced with a valid and enforceable provision most closely reflecting the intent and purpose of the original provision. Any provision which must survive any termination of your agreement with us in order to allow us to enforce its meaning shall survive. You may not make or initiate any demand, claim or action against us or any of Samples.com Affiliates, regardless of form or the basis of the claim, more than one (1) year after the cause of action has arisen (or if multiple causes, from the date the first such cause arose).

If we believe, have reason to believe or are notified of anything which could compromise or endanger the health or safety of any person, could cause damage (tangible or intangible), could adversely affect, infringe upon or misappropriate anyone else’ rights, harasses or interferes with any other user, interferes with or bypasses security or other protective measures violates any law or regulation or these Terms of Use, we have the right, reserving cumulatively all other rights and remedies available to us at law, in equity and under our agreement with you, to report and provide information to any and all regulatory and law enforcement authorities and agencies and take any action permitted by law.

CONTACT US

If you have any questions about these Terms of Use, please email us at support@samples.comsupport@samples.com or write to us at P.O. Box 12630, San Diego, CA 92112.

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