These Terms and Conditions of Use applies to the U.S. web sites of Assisting Hands® Home Care and Assisting Hands® Home Care, LLC
We encourage you to read the Terms and Conditions of Use carefully as it controls your use and access to the Sites, now and in the future. However, Assisting Hands® expressly reserves the right to modify the Terms and Conditions of Use at any time by posting an updated version of the Terms and Conditions of Use on the Sites. Therefore, you should periodically review the Terms and Conditions of Use. Your continued use of these Sites constitutes your consent to the current Terms and Conditions of Use posted at the time of your visit.
DO NOT USE Assisting Hands® HOME CARE ‘S SITES IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE.
NO UNLAWFUL OR PROHIBITED USE
The Sites may be used only for lawful purposes. Your access and use of these Sites are also governed by all applicable federal, state, and local laws. Transmission, distribution or storage of material or conduct in violation of any applicable local, state, provincial, federal or foreign law or regulation is prohibited. This includes, without limitation, any material that is obscene, defamatory or libelous, constitutes an illegal threat, violates rights of privacy or publicity, or infringe any third party’s intellectual property rights.
As a condition of your use of the Sites, you represent and warrant that you will not use the Sites for any unlawful purpose or in violation of any provision of the Terms and Conditions of Use. You further represent and warrant that you will not use any device, software or other instrumentality to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of our Sites, and that you will not take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure. In addition, you represent and warrant that you will not use any robot, spider, other automatic device, or manual process to monitor or copy our web pages or the content contained herein, without the prior written consent from an authorized Assisting Hands® representative (such consent is deemed given for standard search engine technology employed by Internet search web sites to direct Internet users to the Sites).
In the event of any unlawful or offensive use of content of the Sites, we reserve the right to modify or remove any and all content, functionality, and links contained on the Sites. If we determine, in our sole and absolute discretion, that you have violated any provision of the Terms and Conditions of Use or any applicable law, we may, at any time, terminate, restrict, or modify all or part of your access, times of availability, and required equipment and software for use of the Sites, and take any action in response to such violation.
CONTENT OF SITES
The content on these Sites is the property of Assisting Hands® . While we strive to keep the content of the Sites up-to-date, we do not warrant or guarantee that the information appearing on the Sites is accurate, complete, reliable, or error-free. The Sites may contain inaccuracies or typographical errors regarding product and service descriptions, availability, dates and pricing. We reserve the right to correct or update any errors or omissions and to periodically change any information at our sole and absolute discretion without any prior notice to you. Nothing in these Sites shall be considered to be a binding offer by Assisting Hands® , and we reserve the right to change any information posted on these Sites at any time for any reason without notice to you.
USE OF THE SITES BY MINORS
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS; LIMITED LICENSE
Proprietary Content; Copyrights
You acknowledge that all right, title and interest in and to all content on the Sites, including all information, data, video, audio, graphics, logos, button icons, software and other materials contained on or that make up the Sites, is the sole and exclusive property of Assisting Hands® , and is protected by U.S. and international copyright laws.
You may access the Sites’ content for your personal use only. You may not copy, upload, download, post, transmit, distribute, publish, display, perform, modify, or otherwise create derivative works from any of the content contained on the Sites, except you may print copies of our Sites for your personal use. You may not frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any trademark, logo, or other proprietary information (including images, text, page layout, and forms) of Assisting Hands® without the prior written consent of Assisting Hands® . You may not use any metatags or any other “hidden text” utilizing our name, trademarks, service marks, or trade names without the prior written consent of Assisting Hands® . You may not use our names, trademarks, service marks, trade names, logos, slogans, or proprietary graphics as any part of a link without the prior written consent of Assisting Hands® . Any unauthorized use terminates any license or permission granted by Assisting Hands® . Except as expressly stated above, nothing contained herein shall be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel or otherwise, any license or right to the content of the Sites.
All Assisting Hands® trademarks, service marks, trade names, logos, slogans, and other identifying marks appearing on the Sites are the sole and exclusive property of Assisting Hands® . You may not copy or use any of Assisting Hands® ‘s marks or any marks confusingly similar to Assisting Hands® ‘s marks without the prior written consent of Assisting Hands® , nor may you use Assisting Hands® ‘s marks in any manner that discredits or disparages Assisting Hands® . All other trademarks not owned by Assisting Hands® that appear on these Sites are the property of the respective owners, who may or may not be affiliated with, connected to, or sponsored by Assisting Hands®.
Except for personally identifiable information that we obtain from you, [See “Use of Information You Provide” below] any information you provide, including without limitation, any feedback, comments, suggestions and/or ideas you may submit to us, is hereby deemed NONCONFIDENTIAL and NONPROPRIETARY, shall become the property of Assisting Hands® , and may be used by us for any purpose without restriction or obligation. You represent and warrant that any content you submit to us (1) is accurate, (2) does not violate any law or infringe any third party’s intellectual property rights, and (3) contains no matter that is obscene, harassing, vulgar, defamatory or libelous, constitutes an illegal threat, or violates rights of privacy or publicity of a third party.
Access To Restricted Areas Of The Sites
The Sites may provide you with the ability to use passwords, usernames, or other codes or devices to gain access to restricted portions of the Sites (“access codes”). The content contained in such restricted areas is confidential to Assisting Hands® and is provided to you for your personal use only. We reserve the right to prohibit the use of such access codes on your behalf by third parties if we determine, in our sole and absolute discretion, that such use interferes with our Sites’ operation or results in commercial benefits for other entities to our detriment.
Notice Of Legal Enforcement
Assisting Hands® treats enforcement of its intellectual property rights seriously.
The Sites may contain links to other web sites. All links to other web sites from the Sites are provided for convenience only. We are not responsible for, and do not endorse, the content, products, or services that may be contained on the linked web sites. We shall have no obligation or liability with respect to any access by you of any linked web sites, or for your use of any information, products, or services on the linked web sites.
You should be aware that, when you enter a linked web site, you are subject to the privacy policies and terms and conditions of use which apply to that web site. You should review them after you execute the link.
Requests to post links to the Sites on other web sites should be directed to [email protected] . Assisting Hands® expressly reserves its rights to take appropriate action against any entity that links to any Site without permission in a manner that violates any of Assisting Hands® ‘s legal rights.
Assisting Hands® HOME CARE, LLC AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES DOES NOT OFFER FRANCHISES BY WAY OF THIS WEB SITE. THIS WEB SITE INFORMATION IS NOT TARGETED AT SPECIFIC STATE OR COUNTRY. NO FRANCHISE AGREEMENT CAN BE SIGNED, AND NO FRANCHISE RIGHTS CAN BE SOLD, UNLESS YOU APPLY AND YOU RECEIVE AN APPLICABLE FRANCHISE OFFERING (OR OTHER DISCLOSURE DOCUMENT) WHICH MUST CONFORM TO THE APPLICABLE LAWS OF YOUR STATE OR COUNTRY. ANY INFORMATION ON THIS WEB SITE IS NOT INTENDED TO REPLACE THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN OUR FRANCHISE OFFERING CIRCULAR, WHICH WILL BE PROVIDED TO YOU AT THE TIME OF INTERVIEW AND WHICH WE RECOMMEND IS THOROUGHLY EXAMINED PRIOR TO ENTERING INTO ANY AGREEMENT.
CURRENTLY, THE FOLLOWING STATES AND COUNTRIES REQUIRE ADDITIONAL REGULATIONS FOR THE OFFER AND SALE OF FRANCHISES:
- IN THE U.S.: CALIFORNIA, HAWAII, ILLINOIS, INDIANA, MARYLAND, MICHIGAN, MINNESOTA, NEW YORK, NORTH DAKOTA, OREGON, RHODE ISLAND, SOUTH DAKOTA, VIRGINIA, WASHINGTON, AND WISCONSIN.
- INTERNATIONAL: AUSTRALIA , BRAZIL , FRANCE , INDONESIA , MEXICO , RUSSIA AND SPAIN.
IF YOU ARE A RESIDENT OF ONE OF THESE STATES OR COUNTRIES, WE WILL NOT OFFER YOU A FRANCHISE UNLESS WE HAVE COMPLIED WITH ALL APPLICABLE PRE-SALE REGISTRATION AND DISCLOSURE REQUIREMENTS IN YOUR JURISDICTION.
All purchases of items through the Sites are subject to each individual site’s Return Policy.
All purchases of items through the Sites will be shipped pursuant to the individual sites’ Shipping Policy.
RISK OF LOSS
Any and all items purchased on the Sites are made pursuant to a shipment contract. Therefore, risk of loss and title for items you purchase through the Sites will pass to you upon our delivery of the items to the designated carrier.
LIMITATION ON LIABILITY; LEGAL DISCLAIMER
Assisting Hands® HOME CARE IS MAKING ALL CONTENT CONTAINED ON THESE WEB SITES AVAILABLE TO YOU “AS IS,” WITH ALL FAULTS AND WITHOUT ANY REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER, EXPRESS, IMPLIED, OR STATUTORY, AND ALL SUCH REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES ARE HEREBY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
USE OF THE SITES, AND ANY MATERIALS, PRODUCTS, OR SERVICES AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITES, IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. Assisting Hands® HOME CARE WILL HAVE NO OBLIGATION OR LIABILITY WHATSOEVER IN CONNECTION WITH OR RESULTING FROM ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN ANY OF THE CONTENT ON THESE SITES OR FOR ANY DISRUPTIONS THESE SITES MAY CAUSE, OR FOR ANY RELIANCE ON OR USE OF SUCH CONTENT BY YOU.
IN NO EVENT SHALL Assisting Hands® HOME CARE OR ANY OF ITS STOCKHOLDERS, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, OR AGENTS, BE LIABLE FOR ANY INJURY, LOSS, CLAIM, OR DAMAGES, INCLUDING ANY SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES OF ANY KIND (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOST PROFITS OR LOST SAVINGS) ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR ACCESS TO, OR USE OF, THE SITES, WHETHER BASED IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, NEGLIGENCE) OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
NOTWITHSTANDING THE FOREGOING, THE LAW OF YOUR STATE MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY OR OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
CHANGES TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE
Assisting Hands® may change the Terms and Conditions of Use at its sole and absolute discretion at any time. You should periodically revisit the Terms and Conditions of Use to be sure you are familiar with our current policies. Your use, and continued use, of the Sites (following modification to the Terms and Conditions of Use) will be conclusively deemed as acceptance of the Terms and Conditions of Use and any changes thereto.
POLICY FOR MAKING CLAIMS OF COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT
If you believe that any content has been posted on the Sites in a manner that constitutes copyright infringement, please notify us by providing our designated Copyright Agent with the written information specified below:
- A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;
- A description of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single Site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that Site;
- A description of the material on the Site that is claimed to be infringed or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the material;
- Information reasonably sufficient to permit us to contact you, such as your address, telephone number and e-mail address;
- A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
- A statement by you that the information in your notice to us is accurate and, under penalty of perjury, that you are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
Assisting Hands® designated Copyright Agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement is:
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE & TRUTH IN ADVERTISING
We want to highlight to you our commitment to compliance with laws and regulations governing our business practices and direct service delivery and to the highest level of integrity, ethical standards in our dealing with the people and communities served by the organization.
Therefore, it is the policy of the organization to deliver service and conduct its business in compliance with all applicable laws, regulations and ethical standards and have established mechanisms to prevent and detect fraud, ensure conformity with laws, regulations, program requirements and guidelines, and ethical business practices by all our employees. Assisting Hands Home Care also adheres to the principles of truth in advertising, and all information accurately represents the organization’s scope of services provided, licenses, price claims or testimonials.
Should you at any time observe the staff of the organization doing anything illegal, fraudulent or be asked by a staff member to do something you believe to be fraudulent, contrary to the law or program regulations or guidelines or unethical, please call the agency at (732) 272-0222 and ask to speak with Gerry Patrizio, president and owner.
AGREEMENT TO ARBITRATE. You and we agree to submit any dispute arising under this agreement, with the exception of disputes alleging criminal or statutory violations, to binding arbitration in accordance with the Rules of the Better Business Bureau (Binding). A volunteer BBB arbitrator will render a decision that the arbitrator considers to be fair; in doing so, the arbitrator is not required to apply legal principles. The arbitrator’s decision will be final and binding on both you and us, and judgment on the decision may be entered in any court having jurisdiction. All administrative fees for the arbitration will be paid by the business. Further information about BBB arbitration may be obtained by calling the BBB Serving New Jersey at 609-588-0808. This Agreement to Arbitrate affects important legal rights. Neither of us will be able to go to court for disputes that must be arbitrated.