The Rules Governing Use of and Submissions to Strictly Weddings
Revisions to the following terms and conditions may occur periodically and are applicable only after the latest revision date. Strictly Weddings reserves the right to update these revisions without notice and to remove, change or update any and all content of this site at will.
When using the Strictly Weddings website, the advertiser (partner) understands and agrees to the following:
Strictly Weddings (“Strictly Weddings”) agrees to provide to partner (“Partner”) the services specified and during the dates outlined in these Terms and Conditions (“Agreement”).
Partner agrees to pay to Strictly Weddings the costs and fees specified in this Agreement. All costs and fees are non-refundable, except if otherwise expressly stated.
Timely Submission of Partner’s Listing Materials
Strictly Weddings will provide a comp of the proposed partner page to Partner prior to posting or otherwise publishing the listing. Partner agrees to provide, in writing, approval or corrections to web page within seventy-two (72) hours of receipt of comp. Otherwise, the comp will be deemed approved. Changes requested after seventy-two hours may be made at Strictly Weddings’ discretion.
Listing & Editorial Materials
Strictly Weddings is responsible for approving all final copy of editorial content and listings, including photographs, which is subject to approval by Partner. Strictly Weddings may request information from Partner to substantiate copy but Strictly Weddings reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to reject or alter any such material or copy and is under no obligation to publish or post any or all material that is submitted.
Complaints & Termination
In very rare cases, we have had to remove members because we have received more than two reasonable, validated complaints from brides and colleagues about their service or product. Should the Partner for any reason request a cancellation of their listing, removal of their listing will take place within 7 days of written notice. No refunds or credits will be provided. Strictly Weddings may terminate this Agreement at any time for Partners breach of this Agreement or failure to cooperate as necessary to accomplish the purposes of this Agreement.
Partner hereby grants to Strictly Weddings a non-exclusive, worldwide, license to use, copy, distribute, display, modify and to make derivatives, in any media, of any information, materials and copy submitted to Strictly Weddings. Partner represents and warrants that Partner owns or has otherwise licensed the rights granted under this paragraph to all information, materials and copy (including, but not limited to, images/photographs) submitted to Strictly Weddings (collectively the “Partner’s Materials”. Partner shall indemnify, defend and hold Strictly Weddings harmless from and against any and all claims, costs (including attorney’s fees) and damages arising out of Strictly Weddings’ use of the Partner Materials.
Strictly Weddings Copyright
Any and all copy, layouts and other materials created or produced by Strictly Weddings, and all rights therein, will remain the sole property Strictly Weddings. The Partner will accrue no rights in any such copy and materials and is prohibited from any use of copy or other materials without prior written consent from Strictly Weddings. The parties do not intend any copy or materials created under this Agreement to be a joint work. Any use by Partner of Strictly Weddings materials will be subject to Strictly Weddings prior written consent.
Limitation of Liability and Remedies
In no event shall Strictly Weddings be liable for failing to prepare and provide a draft comp to Partner by the date agreed, or failing to post promotions by the agreed date. If such failure occurs without fault of the Partner, Parter’s sole and exclusive remedy is the refund a pro-rata portion of any fees prepaid for the partner package, based on the number of days the advertisement failed to run as agreed. In no event shall Strictly Weddings be liable for any errors in any promotion it posts or circulates. Partner’s sole and exclusive remedy for errors is a written request for correction of the error by Strictly Weddings.
NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF THIS AGREEMENT, STRICTLY WEDDINGS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, OR INDIRECT DAMAGES, OR LOST OR IMPUTED PROFITS OR ROYALTIES, HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, AND REGARDLESS OF WHETHER STRICTLY WEDDINGS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF ANY SUCH LOSS OR DAMAGE AND NOTWITHSTANDING THE FAILURE OF ESSENTIAL PURPOSE OF ANY REMEDY. THE LIABILITY OF STRICTLY WEDDINGS FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSS ARISING FROM OR RELATED TO THIS AGREEMENT SHALL NOT EXCEED, IN THE AGGREGATE, THE AMOUNTS PAID BY PARTNER UNDER THIS AGREEMENT IN THE ONE (1) YEAR PRIOR TO THE DATE THE CLAIM ARISES AND NOTWITHSTANDING THE FAILURE OF ESSENTIAL PURPOSE OF ANY REMEDY.
Member shall indemnify, defend and hold Strictly Weddings harmless, including its employees, shareholders, officers, agents and directors, from and against any and all loses, claims, liabilities, damages, attorneys fees, costs and expenses arising out of, related to, or otherwise incurred as a result of, any actual or threatened claim, action, investigation, proceeding or suit alleging that the licensing, copying, use, reproduction, modification or distribution of any information, copy or materials provided by Partner (including Partner Materials) including, but not limited to claims that the foregoing constitutes an infringement, dilution or unauthorized use of any intellectual property right, right of privacy, right of publicity or any other proprietary or contract right of any third party.
Disclaimer of Warranties
Strictly Weddings makes no representations or guaranties that any promotions or advertisements will result in additional customers or revenue to the Partner. Except as otherwise specifically provided in this Agreement, Strictly Weddings disclaims all warranties, both express and implied, including without limitation any implied warranties of title, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or noninfringement.
Governing Law and Venue – This Agreement will be interpreted and enforced in accordance with the laws of the State of Texas, without regard to its conflict of laws principles of any state or jurisdiction. Any claim arising out of or related to this Agreement shall be brought in the state or federal courts located in Dallas, Texas and Partner hereby submits to the exclusive jurisdiction of such courts.
No Assignment – Partner shall not assign or transfer this Agreement via operation of law or otherwise without the prior written consent of Strictly Weddings. Any attempted assignment by Partner shall be null and void.
Integration and modification – This Agreement constitutes the entire Agreement between the parties and supersedes any other communications, representations or agreements between the parties regarding the subject matter herein. No modifications or amendments shall be made to this Agreement other than by a written amendment signed by all the parties.
Force Majeure – Neither party shall be liable for any delay or failure to perform its obligations under this Agreement if such delay or failure is caused by a force beyond such party’s control, including but not limited to embargo, strike, war, civil strife or disturbances, fires, floods, acts of God, governmental restrictions, communication line failures, and power failures.
Arbitration – Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained herein, any dispute, controversy or claim arising under, out of or relating to this Agreement and any subsequent amendments of this Agreement, including, without limitation, its formation, validity, binding effect, interpretation, performance, breach or termination, as well as non-contractual claims, shall be submitted to arbitration before the American Arbitration Association (“AAA”) in accordance with the AAA Commercial Arbitration Rules. The place of arbitration shall be Dallas, Texas. The language to be used in the arbitral proceedings shall be English. The parties may apply to any court of competent jurisdiction for a temporary restraining order, preliminary injunction, or other interim or conservatory relief as necessary, without breach of this Section and without abridgment of the powers of the arbitrator. The arbitrator may award any form of individual or equitable relief, including injunctive relief. Any award will be final and conclusive to the parties and may be entered in any court of competent jurisdiction. Partner agrees to the entry of injunctive relief to stop any lawsuit or to remove Partner as a participant in such a suit. This Agreement does not constitute a waiver of any of Partner’s rights and remedies to pursue a claim individually in binding arbitration, but not as a class action. This provision preventing Partner from bringing, joining or participating in class action lawsuits is an independent covenant. Partner may opt-out of this Section by providing written notice of Partner’s decision within thirty (30) days of the date that Partner first uses the site.