Terms of Service
SILVER STAR RESPONSIBLE VENDOR PROGRAM
TERMS OF SERVICE
Last Modified: 11/08/2019
These terms of service (“Agreement” or “Terms”) govern your access to and use of Silver Star Protection Group, LLC and its affiliates’ (“Silver Star”, “we”, “us”, or “our”) online platform located at illinoisrvp.com (the “Platform”) and any service made available through the Platform, including, without limitation, the Online Training, as defined below (collectively, the “Services”). More information on the Platform and Services are provided below. Capitalized terms are defined in this Agreement. WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO ADD, SUBTRACT, OR CHANGE THESE SERVICES AT ANY TIME.
Changes to the Terms
We may revise and update these Terms from time to time in our sole discretion. All changes are effective immediately when we post them, and apply to all access to and use of the Platform thereafter. Your continued use of the Platform following the posting of revised Terms means that you accept and agree to the changes. You are expected to check this page from time to time so you are aware of any changes, as they are binding and govern your use of the Services.
Information About You and Your Use of the Platform
We provide a state-certified, online Responsible Vendor Program (“Online Training”) for owners, managers, employees, and agents, which includes training and certification required to work at Illinois cannabis dispensaries. Upon successful completion of an Online Training final exam, you and your employer will receive a certificate of completion.
To enable access to the Online Training on the Platform, you must enter required payment information and you hereby authorize our third party service provider to charge you the price listed for the selected Online Training (the “Payment”). You agree that all Payments made and collected through the Platform are authorized, final and non-refundable.
If you use the Platform and create an account, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password and for restricting access to your computer, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password.
You may use the Platform only for your lawful personal purposes and in accordance with these Terms. You agree not to:
- Use the Platform in any way that violates any applicable federal, state, local, or international law or regulation (including, without limitation, any laws regarding the export of data or software to and from the US or other countries).
- Use the Platform to engage in any other conduct that restricts or inhibits anyone’s use or enjoyment of the Platform, or which, as determined by us, may harm Silver Star or users of the Platform or expose them to liability.
- Use any robot, spider, or other automatic device, process, or means to access the Platform for any purpose, including monitoring or copying any of the material on the Platform.
- Use any manual process to monitor or copy any of the material on the Platform or for any other unauthorized purpose without our prior written consent.
- Use any device, software, or routine that interferes with the proper working of the Platform or the Services (including introducing any viruses, trojan horses, worms, logic bombs, or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful).
- Attempt to gain unauthorized access to, interfere with, damage, or disrupt any parts of the Platform, the server on which the Platform is stored, or any server, computer, or database connected to the Platform.
- Attack the Platform via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of-service attack.
- Provide false, inaccurate or misleading information.
- Refuse to cooperate in an investigation or provide confirmation of your identity or any information you provide to us.
- Take any action that may cause us to lose any of our Services from our internet service providers, payment processors, or other suppliers (the “Services Providers”).
Intellectual Property Rights
The Platform’s entire contents, features, and functionality (including but not limited to all information, software, text, displays, images, video, and audio, and the design, selection, and arrangement thereof), are owned by Silver Star, its licensors, or other providers of such material and are protected by United States and international copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, and other intellectual property or proprietary rights laws. Neither the Platform or any materials available through the Platform may be copied, modified, reproduced, republished, posted, transmitted, sold, offered for sale, or redistributed in any way without Silver Star’s prior written permission and the prior written permission of Silver Star’s applicable licensors. Subject to these Terms, we grant you a non-transferable, non-exclusive, revocable, limited license to use and access, solely for your own personal, noncommercial use, the Platform and the Services on any compatible device that you own or control. You must abide by all copyright notices, information, or restrictions contained in or attached to the Platform or any materials available through the Platform and you may not remove or alter any such notice, information, or restriction. Nothing in these Terms grants you any right to receive or to obtain access to the Platform except as generally and ordinarily permitted through the Services according to these Terms. Furthermore, except for the limited license above, nothing in these Terms will be deemed to grant, by implication, estoppel or otherwise, any other license or ownership rights to the Platform. Silver Star’s name and all related names, logos, product and service names, designs, and slogans are trademarks (“Marks”) of Silver Star or its affiliates or licensors. Ownership of all such Marks and the goodwill associated with such Marks remains with us or those other entities. You are not authorized to copy, modify, or otherwise use the Marks; provided, that upon completion of the Online Training, you may display the Marks to publicize your completion of such Online Training and use of our Platform. We reserve the right to request removal of Marks from your website, social media channels or other displays of our Marks at any time. Any use of third party software provided in connection with the Services will be governed by such third parties’ licenses and not by these Terms.
The owner of the Platform is based in the United States. We provide this Platform for use only by persons located in the United States. We make no claims that the Platform, any of its content, or the Services are accessible or appropriate outside of the United States. Access to the Platform and use of the Services may not be legal by certain persons or in certain countries. If you access the Platform or use the Services from outside the United States, you do so on your own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.
Continued Operation, Accessibility, and Maintenance of this Platform
We may modify, change, suspend, terminate or discontinue the operation of this Platform or the provision of any Services without notice and we reserve the right to refuse provision of the Services to anyone at any time, with or without cause.
Disclaimer of Warranties
You understand that we cannot and do not guarantee or warrant that files available from the internet or the Platform will be free of viruses or other destructive code. You are responsible for implementing sufficient procedures and checkpoints to satisfy your particular requirements for anti-virus protection and accuracy of data input and output, and for maintaining a means external to our Platform for any reconstruction of any lost data. This Platform may include hyperlinks to other websites which are not maintained by Silver Star. We are not responsible for the content of such external websites and we make no representations whatsoever concerning the content or accuracy of, opinions expressed in, or other links provided by such websites. The inclusion of any hyperlink to external websites does not imply endorsement by Silver Star of those websites or any products or services referred to therein. The terms of service and privacy policies applicable to external websites may be different from those applicable to our Services. If you decide to access any external website through a link within our Platform, you do so entirely at your own risk, and Silver Star will have no liability for any loss or damage arising from your access or use of any external website. Since Silver Star is not responsible for the availability of these websites, or their contents, you should direct any concerns regarding an external website to the administrator of that website. You agree that you will bring no suit or claim against us arising from or based upon any such use of external websites. Hyperlinks to other websites that are provided on the Platform are not intended to imply that: (a) we are affiliated or associated with any external website; or (b) any linked site is authorized to use any of our Marks or copyrights.
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PROVIDED BY LAW, WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE CAUSED BY A DISTRIBUTED DENIAL-OF-SERVICE ATTACK, VIRUSES, OR OTHER TECHNOLOGICALLY HARMFUL MATERIAL THAT MAY INFECT YOUR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT, COMPUTER PROGRAMS, DATA, OR OTHER PROPRIETARY MATERIAL DUE TO YOUR USE OF THE PLATFORM, ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE PLATFORM OR TO YOUR DOWNLOADING OF ANY MATERIAL POSTED THEREON, OR ON ANY WEBSITE LINKED TO EITHER.
YOUR USE OF THE PLATFORM, ITS CONTENT, AND ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE PLATFORM IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. THE PLATFORM, ITS CONTENT, AND ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE PLATFORM ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS, WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. NEITHER SILVER STAR NOR ANY PERSON ASSOCIATED WITH SILVER STAR MAKES ANY WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION WITH RESPECT TO THE COMPLETENESS, SECURITY, RELIABILITY, QUALITY, ACCURACY, OR AVAILABILITY OF THE PLATFORM, ITS CONTENT, AND ANY SERVICES. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, NEITHER SILVER STAR NOR ANYONE ASSOCIATED WITH SILVER STAR REPRESENTS OR WARRANTS THAT THE PLATFORM, ITS CONTENT, OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE PLATFORM WILL BE ACCURATE, RELIABLE, ERROR-FREE, OR UNINTERRUPTED, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, THAT OUR PLATFORM OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS, OR THAT THE PLATFORM OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE PLATFORM WILL OTHERWISE MEET YOUR NEEDS OR EXPECTATIONS.
THE FOREGOING DOES NOT AFFECT ANY WARRANTIES THAT CANNOT BE EXCLUDED OR LIMITED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.
Limitation on Liability
IN NO EVENT WILL SILVER STAR, ITS AFFILIATES, OR THEIR LICENSORS, SERVICE PROVIDERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, OFFICERS, OR DIRECTORS BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, UNDER ANY LEGAL THEORY, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE PLATFORM, SERVICES, ANY WEBSITES OR APPLICATIONS LINKED TO EITHER, ANY CONTENT ON THE PLATFORM OR SUCH OTHER WEBSITES OR APPLICATIONS, INCLUDING ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PERSONAL INJURY, PAIN AND SUFFERING, EMOTIONAL DISTRESS, LOSS OF REVENUE, LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF BUSINESS OR ANTICIPATED SAVINGS, LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF GOODWILL, LOSS OF DATA, AND WHETHER CAUSED BY TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), BREACH OF CONTRACT, OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF FORESEEABLE.
You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Silver Star, its affiliates, licensors, and Service Providers, and its and their respective officers, directors, employees, contractors, agents, licensors, suppliers, successors, and assigns from and against any claims, liabilities, damages, judgments, awards, losses, costs, expenses, or fees (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) arising out of or relating to your violation of these Terms or your use of the Platform, including, but not limited to, any use of the Online Training, the Platform’s content or Services other than as expressly authorized in these Terms or your use of any information obtained from the Platform.
Governing Law and Jurisdiction
All matters relating to the Platform, the Services and these Terms and any dispute or claim arising therefrom or related thereto (in each case, including non-contractual disputes or claims), shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the internal laws of the State of Illinois without giving effect to any choice or conflict of law provision or rule (whether of the State of Illinois or any other jurisdiction).
Any legal suit, action, or proceeding arising out of, or related to, these Terms or the Platform, or the Services shall be instituted exclusively in the federal courts of the United States or the courts of the State of Illinois located in the City of Chicago, although we retain the right to bring any suit, action, or proceeding against you for breach of these Terms in your country of residence or any other relevant country. You waive any and all objections to the exercise of jurisdiction over you by such courts and to venue in such courts.
Waiver and Severability
No waiver by Silver Star of any term or condition set out in these Terms shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or condition or a waiver of any other term or condition, and any failure of Silver Star to assert a right or provision under these Terms shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.
If any provision of these Terms is held by a court or other tribunal of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable for any reason, such provision shall be eliminated or limited to the minimum extent such that the remaining provisions of the Terms will continue in full force and effect.
Your Comments and Concerns
All other feedback, comments, requests for technical support, and other communications relating to the Services should be directed to: firstname.lastname@example.org or (630) 577-7537.