Terms Of Use

AGREEMENT BETWEEN USER AND AdvancedChef/CaterShark/ReachOutside, LLC

The CaterShark Web Site is comprised of various Web pages operated by CaterShark.

The CaterShark Web Site is offered to you conditioned on your acceptance without modification of the terms, conditions, and notices contained herein. Your use of the CaterShark Web Site constitutes your agreement to all such terms, conditions, and notices.

AdvancedChef reserves the right to alter settings and appearance of any Catering portal contained within the AdvancedChef.com domain. Screens, look and feel, and functionality may be changed at our discretion and in order to provide continuous enhancements to our systems and to our functionality.

AdvancedChef may alter or change billing statements and terms of billing at a reasonable discretion. Billing will begin immediately at the creation of your Catering portal (first monthly payment) and subsequent recurring charges will be processed on a monthly basis (the same day of the month every month) until your plan is terminated by you by cancelling your service in writing. Any activation fee (initialization or setup fee) will also be charged upon signup and creation of the Catering portal.

Due to large amounts of catering data that may be contained within your portal, AdvancedChef may archive and/or purge any catering data older than one year in order to maintain high system performance.

Upon service cancellation, AdvancedChef reserves the right to close out and remove your Catering information immediately or at a time of our choosing. AdvanceChef reserves the right to disable any Catering portal that fails to keep their billing information up-to-date and therefore has credit card failed transactions. User agrees to keep credit card information up-to-date in the system so that monthly charges may be applied successfully. Upon signup, the first immediate monthly payment as well as any activation or initialization fee is non-refundable. AdvancedChef must be notified in writing to our billing address (P.O. Box 161, Slippery Rock, PA 16057), and receive this notification, at least 48 hours prior to next billing date if cancellation of service is needed.

MODIFICATION OF THESE TERMS OF USE

CaterShark reserves the right to change the terms, conditions, and notices under which the CaterShark Web Site is offered, including but not limited to the charges associated with the use of the CaterShark Web Site.

LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES

The CaterShark Web Site may contain links to other Web Sites ("Linked Sites"). The Linked Sites are not under the control of CaterShark and CaterShark is not responsible for the contents of any Linked Site, including without limitation any link contained in a Linked Site, or any changes or updates to a Linked Site. CaterShark is not responsible for webcasting or any other form of transmission received from any Linked Site. CaterShark is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by CaterShark of the site or any association with its operators.

NO UNLAWFUL OR PROHIBITED USE

As a condition of your use of the CaterShark Web Site, you warrant to CaterShark that you will not use the CaterShark Web Site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices. You may not use the CaterShark Web Site in any manner which could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the CaterShark Web Site or interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of the CaterShark Web Site. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through the CaterShark Web Sites.

USE OF COMMUNICATION SERVICES

The CaterShark Web Site may contain bulletin board services, chat areas, news groups, forums, communities, personal web pages, calendars, and/or other message or communication facilities designed to enable you to communicate with the public at large or with a group (collectively, "Communication Services"), you agree to use the Communication Services only to post, send and receive messages and material that are proper and related to the particular Communication Service. By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree that when using a Communication Service, you will not:

  • Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others.

  • Publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful topic, name, material or information.

  • Upload files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy of publicity) unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consents.

  • Upload files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another's computer.

  • Advertise or offer to sell or buy any goods or services for any business purpose, unless such Communication Service specifically allows such messages.

  • Conduct or forward surveys, contests, pyramid schemes or chain letters.

  • Download any file posted by another user of a Communication Service that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed in such manner.

  • Falsify or delete any author attributions, legal or other proper notices or proprietary designations or labels of the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded.

  • Restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Communication Services.

  • Violate any code of conduct or other guidelines which may be applicable for any particular Communication Service.

  • Harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including e-mail addresses, without their consent.

  • Violate any applicable laws or regulations.
CaterShark has no obligation to monitor the Communication Services. However, CaterShark reserves the right to review materials posted to a Communication Service and to remove any materials in its sole discretion. CaterShark reserves the right to terminate your access to any or all of the Communication Services at any time without notice for any reason whatsoever.

CaterShark reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, in CaterShark's sole discretion.

Always use caution when giving out any personally identifying information about yourself or your children in any Communication Service. CaterShark does not control or endorse the content, messages or information found in any Communication Service and, therefore, CaterShark specifically disclaims any liability with regard to the Communication Services and any actions resulting from your participation in any Communication Service. Managers and hosts are not authorized CaterShark spokespersons, and their views do not necessarily reflect those of CaterShark.

Materials uploaded to a Communication Service may be subject to posted limitations on usage, reproduction and/or dissemination. You are responsible for adhering to such limitations if you download the materials.

MATERIALS PROVIDED TO CaterShark OR POSTED AT ANY CaterShark WEB SITE

CaterShark does not claim ownership of the materials you provide to CaterShark (including feedback and suggestions) or post, upload, input or submit to any CaterShark Web Site or its associated services (collectively "Submissions"). However, by posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your Submission you are granting CaterShark, its affiliated companies and necessary sublicensees permission to use your Submission in connection with the operation of their Internet businesses including, without limitation, the rights to: copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate and reformat your Submission; and to publish your name in connection with your Submission.

No compensation will be paid with respect to the use of your Submission, as provided herein. CaterShark is under no obligation to post or use any Submission you may provide and may remove any Submission at any time in CaterShark's sole discretion.

By posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your Submission you warrant and represent that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to your Submission as described in this section including, without limitation, all the rights necessary for you to provide, post, upload, input or submit the Submissions.

LIABILITY DISCLAIMER

THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES INCLUDED IN OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THE CaterShark WEB SITE MAY INCLUDE INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. CHANGES ARE PERIODICALLY ADDED TO THE INFORMATION HEREIN. CaterShark AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAY MAKE IMPROVEMENTS AND/OR CHANGES IN THE CaterShark WEB SITE AT ANY TIME. ADVICE RECEIVED VIA THE CaterShark WEB SITE SHOULD NOT BE RELIED UPON FOR PERSONAL, MEDICAL, LEGAL OR FINANCIAL DECISIONS AND YOU SHOULD CONSULT AN APPROPRIATE PROFESSIONAL FOR SPECIFIC ADVICE TAILORED TO YOUR SITUATION.

CaterShark AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY, RELIABILITY, AVAILABILITY, TIMELINESS, AND ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS CONTAINED ON THE CaterShark WEB SITE FOR ANY PURPOSE. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, ALL SUCH INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OR CONDITION OF ANY KIND. CaterShark AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THIS INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.

TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL CaterShark AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THE CaterShark WEB SITE, WITH THE DELAY OR INABILITY TO USE THE CaterShark WEB SITE OR RELATED SERVICES, THE PROVISION OF OR FAILURE TO PROVIDE SERVICES, OR FOR ANY INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS OBTAINED THROUGH THE CaterShark WEB SITE, OR OTHERWISE ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF THE CaterShark WEB SITE, WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF CaterShark OR ANY OF ITS SUPPLIERS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF DAMAGES. BECAUSE SOME STATES/JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH ANY PORTION OF THE CaterShark WEB SITE, OR WITH ANY OF THESE TERMS OF USE, YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USING THE CaterShark WEB SITE.

SERVICE CONTACT : info@advancedchef.com

TERMINATION/ACCESS RESTRICTION

CaterShark reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to the CaterShark Web Site and the related services or any portion thereof at any time, without notice. GENERAL To the maximum extent permitted by law, this agreement is governed by the laws of the State of Washington, U.S.A. and you hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of courts in King County, Washington, U.S.A. in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of the CaterShark Web Site. Use of the CaterShark Web Site is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these terms and conditions, including without limitation this paragraph. You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and CaterShark as a result of this agreement or use of the CaterShark Web Site. CaterShark's performance of this agreement is subject to existing laws and legal process, and nothing contained in this agreement is in derogation of CaterShark's right to comply with governmental, court and law enforcement requests or requirements relating to your use of the CaterShark Web Site or information provided to or gathered by CaterShark with respect to such use. If any part of this agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set forth above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of the agreement shall continue in effect. Unless otherwise specified herein, this agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the user and CaterShark with respect to the CaterShark Web Site and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral or written, between the user and CaterShark with respect to the CaterShark Web Site. 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 an d subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form. It is the express wish to the parties that this agreement and all related documents be drawn up in English.

CREDIT CARD TRANSACTIONS THROUGH PAYPAL FROM THE ADVANCED CHEF/CATERSHARK SYSTEM

All plans that allow for you to collect payments from your customers are subject to PayPal's processing fees as well as an additional .20 per transaction convenience fee from AdvancedChef. (The convienence fee from Advanced Chef is subject to change at any time.) PayPal typically charges anywhere from 1.9% - 2.9% on all credit card transactions as well as .30 per transaction processing fee. You must have a business PayPal account to generate one-click invoices through CaterShark as well as even charge PreApproved transactions through the CaterShark system. All Catering PayPal accounts are set up at the PayPal web site. AdvancedChef is not responsible for set-up of catering customer PayPal accounts.

PayPal Acceptable Use Policy

REFUNDS

Any refunds to transactions are the responsibility of the caterer by logging into PayPal directly and are subject to any fees associated with PayPal refunds as established between the agreement between PayPal and the caterer using the AdvancedChef software. AdvancedChef takes no responsibility for any fees or chargeback transactions associated with PayPal transaction. AdvancedChef convenience fee can and may be forfeited by any refunded transaction. The user of the software assumes all risk and responsibility associated with taking payments. By using the AdvancedChef software, the user agrees to these terms and conditions.

COPYRIGHT AND TRADEMARK NOTICES:

All contents of the CaterShark Web Site are: Copyright 2015 by ReachOutside, LLC - AdvancedChef and/or its suppliers. All rights reserved.

TRADEMARKS

The names of actual companies and products mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.

The example companies, organizations, products, people and events depicted herein are fictitious. No association with any real company, organization, product, person, or event is intended or should be inferred.

Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.

NOTICES AND PROCEDURE FOR MAKING CLAIMS OF COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT

Pursuant to Title 17, United States Code, Section 512(c)(2), notifications of claimed copyright infringement under United States copyright law should be sent to Service Provider's Designated Agent. ALL INQUIRIES NOT RELEVANT TO THE FOLLOWING PROCEDURE WILL RECEIVE NO RESPONSE. See Notice and Procedure for Making Claims of Copyright Infringement.