Parks and Pandas’ Terms Of Use

Updated July 18, 2020 by Jessica Mark
These Terms of Use constitute a legally binding agreement made between you, whether personally or on behalf of anyone else and Parks and Pandas concerning your access to and use of parksandpandas.com as well as any other media form, media channel, mobile website or mobile application related, linked, or otherwise connected somehow (collectively, the “Site”).  You agree by accessing parksandpandas.com, you have read, understood, and agree to be bound by all of these Terms of Use. Please read these terms carefully before accessing or using the Site.  By accessing or using any part of the Site you agree to become bound by the terms and conditions of this agreement.  If you do not agree to all the terms and conditions of this agreement, then you may not access the Site or use any of its services. The Site is intended for users who are at least 13 years of age. Generally the website’s main goal is to provide high quality reviews on several outdoor products so that adults can make an educated purchase or purchase products for their kids.  All users who are minors in the jurisdiction in which they reside (generally under the age of 18) must have the permission of, and be directly supervised by, their parent or guardian to use the Site. If you are a minor, you must have your parent or guardian read and agree to these Terms of Use prior to you using the Site. We reserve the right to make changes to these Terms of Use at any time and for any reason. We will alert you about any changes by updating the “Last updated” date above of these Terms of Use, and you waive any right to receive specific notice of each such change. It is your responsibility to periodically review these Terms of Use to stay informed of updates. We will send out an email update of any changes to the Terms of Use if you signed up to be on our mailing list.  If you have signed up, you would have received a welcome email from us.  By continuing to use the Site you are in agreement with any changes that have occurred in the Terms of Use. The information provided on the Site is not intended for distribution to or use by any person or entity in any jurisdiction or country where such distribution or use would be contrary to law or regulation or which would subject us to any registration requirement within such jurisdiction or country. Accordingly, those persons who choose to access the Site from other locations do so on their own initiative and are solely responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY: As Parks and Pandas asks others to respect its intellectual property rights, it respects the property rights of others.  Unless otherwise indicated, the Site is the property of Jessica Mark and all source code, databases, software, website design, audio, video, text, photographs, graphics, trademarks, service marks, and logos are owned or controlled by us or licensed to us, and are protected by copyright and trademark laws and various other intellectual property rights and unfair competition laws of the United States, international copyright laws, and international conventions. Everything on the Site is “AS IS” for your information and personal use only. Except as expressly provided in these Terms of Use, no part of the Site may be copied, reproduced or sold without prior written permission. Parks and Pandas respects the intellectual property rights of others. Per the DMCA (Digital Millennium Copyright Act), Parks and Pandas will respond quickly to claims of copyright infringement on the Site if submitted to Jessica Mark (see address below) or Jessica@parksandpandas.com. Please be aware that if sent by email there is always a chance that it goes to a spam folder. Once contacted about the copyright infringement, Parks and Pandas will take whatever action it deems appropriate within its sole discretion, including removal of the allegedly infringing materials and termination of access for repeat infringers of copyright-protected content. If you believe that your intellectual property rights have been violated by Parks and Pandas or by a third party who has uploaded materials to our website, please provide the following information to Jessica Mark (see address below) or Jessica@parksandpandas.com (Please be aware that if sent by email there is always a chance that it goes to a spam folder): A description of the copyrighted work or other intellectual property that you claim has been infringed and where it is located on the Site.  An address, telephone number and email address where we can contact you.  A written letter of why you think your intellectual property rights have been violated explained in detail with a statement that under penalty of perjury what you are saying is accurate.  Please include an electric or physical signature. We might request additional information before removing any allegedly infringing material. We will notify you of any outcomes to a request. For notifying of claimed infringement/s: Jessica Mark 2031 Castlewood Lake Forest, CA 92630 Jessica@parksandpandas.com USE AND RESTRICTIONS: Subject to these Terms of Use and our Privacy Policy you may sue the public areas of the Site, but only for your own personal reasons.  By using the Site you agree not to:
  • Access the Site in any way that is not human (such as bots, scripts or web crawlers).
  • Resell, sublicense, transfer, assign, distribute any portion of the Site.
  • Copy and/or modify any portion of the Site for any type of use.  As in create content elsewhere that is closely related to anything we are posting without permission.
  • Trick, defraud or mislead us or other users.
  • Interfere with any security related features of the Site or harm the Site in any way.
  • Use any information on the Site to harass, abuse or harm another person.
  • Post any information that is harmful to anyone including Parks and Pandas.
  • Advertise in any format on the Site.
  • Place a comment on the Site for anyone else besides from yourself and your own personal experience.
  • Place a comment from being compensated to put it there.  For example someone else pays you for you to place a comment anywhere on the Site.
  • Harass, intimidate or threaten anyone who is employed at Parks and Pandas.
RESPONSIBILITY OF CONTRIBUTORS In the near future the Site may have the ability to let you chat, contribute to, or participate in placing a post or review on a page or participate in Site message boards or online forums.  (collectively called “Contributions”) These Contributions may be viewable by other users of the Site and through third-party websites. As such, any Contributions you submit on the Site may be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary. When you create or make available any contributions, you represent and warrant that:
  • The creation, downloading, copying and use of Contributions will not infringe on proprietary rights including but not limited to copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret, or moral rights of any third party.
  • You are the creator and owner of the Contributions and are in compliance with the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy of Parks and Pandas.
  • You have expressed permission to use any name or any other companies’ information if used in any Contribution.  Furthermore your Contributions must not violate the privacy or publicity rights of any third party.
  • Your Contributions are not false, inaccurate, misleading, unauthorized, or in any type of advertising format. 
  • Your Contributions are not obscene, lewd, lascivious, filthy, violent, harassing, libelous, slanderous, or otherwise objectionable (as determined by us), and they do not cause emotional harm to anyone.
  • Your Contributions do not violate any law, regulation or rule.
  • Your Contributions do not contain any material that is not appropriate for anyone under 18.  Furthermore that your contributions do not cause harm to any minor in any way including but not limited to: Pornography, drugs, strong language, violence or threats.
  • Your Contributions are not offensive to any race, gender, sexual preference or handicap.
  • Your Contributions must not link to any page that is not part of the Site.
  • Your Contributions do not cost anything and are given freely.
  • Your Contributions are not in any competition with any other company.  You also agree that you do not work for another company that is in any way a competitor to Parks and Pandas.
  • You are not leading a campaign to post negative reviews.  If you have any issue with the Site please contact care@parksandpandas.com
Any use of the Site in violation of the foregoing violates these Terms of Use and may result in, among other things, termination or suspension of your rights to use the Site. By posting your Contributions to any part of the Site, you automatically grant us to use any Contributions in any way for the purposes of advertising or using them as content on another part of the Site. Including but not limited to placing your Contributions in emails or Youtube videos. Parks and Pandas has not reviewed, and most likely will have not reviewed all of the Contributions posted on the Site or in any other way displayed.  Therefore, Parks and Pandas cannot be responsible or liable for any of the material or content that is included in any Contribution.  By using the Site you agree to be solely responsible for any Contributions to the Site that are given by you and you expressly agree to exonerate us from all responsibility including refraining from any legal action against us regarding your Contributions. We have the right to edit, delete, or otherwise change any Contributions.  We have the right to move Contributions on the Site. THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES AND CONTENT The Site may contain (or you may find in an email or reply to a post on the Site) links to third party websites as well as articles, photos, text, graphics, sound, video, courses, and other content or items belonging to or originating from third parties (“Third-Party Content”). Third party websites and Third-Party Content are not investigated, monitored, or checked for accuracy, appropriateness, or completeness by us all the time, and we are not responsible for any third party websites accessed through the Site.  Furthermore we are not responsible for any Third-Party Content that has been shown available in any way on the Site.  Linking to any third party website does not mean that we endorse the entirety of that third party website or give total approval for anything that they do.  When you leave our Site and visit third party websites you do so at your own risk.  We suggest reading the Terms of Service and Privacy Policy of any third party website.  You shall hold us harmless from any losses sustained by you or harm caused to you in any way from any third party website. MONITORING We reserve the right, but not the obligation, to monitor your access and use of the Site without notification to you.  We reserve the right to take appropriate legal action against anyone who, in our sole discretion, violates the law or these Terms of Use, including without limitation, reporting such user to law enforcement authorities.  We reserve the right to revoke privilege to the Site when deemed necessary by Parks and Pandas. AFFILIATE DISCLOSURE AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY All of Parks and Pandas advice, reviews and content on any page for any product are based on a lot of research and/or hands on experience.  While we do our best to post helpful knowledgeable posts we are not responsible for anything that happens as a result from a buy from a third party website.  We are affiliate members of affiliate programs.  Meaning we most likely will receive a small commission from any affiliate links that are linking from the website.  We are currently a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program.  As an Amazon Associate Parks and Pandas earns from qualifying purchases.  You shall hold us harmless from any losses sustained by you or harm caused to you in any way from any purchases from third party websites. INDEMNIFICATION You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Parks and Pandas including its employees from and against any and all claims and expenses, including attorneys’ fees, arising out of your use of the Site, including but not limited to your violation of this Terms of Use or Parks and Pandas’ Privacy Policy. CONTACT US Parks and Pandas 25031 Castlewood Lake Forest, CA 92630 Jessica@parksandpandas.com