Effective March 2018
While Great Clips operates and controls the Site and App, it is not responsible for the operation of its salons. As a 100% franchised company, all salons are owned and operated by independent franchisees of Great Clips. Each salon is solely and independently responsible for its legal and regulatory compliance, for any issues relating to the supply of services and products to you, and for any employment-related matters in the salon.
Accounts and Registrations
Certain sections of the Site or pages on the App may require you to provide personal information in order to access and/or use certain features, functions, or services of the Site. If information is requested, you agree to provide us with accurate, complete registration information. Please read our Privacy Notice, which describes the personal information we collect, use, manage, disclose, and store. Any information provided on the Site or through the App is for your personal use only. You may not allow any other person or entity to use your user name or password on any portion of the Site or App that requires a user name or password. Great Clips is not liable for any damages, injury, losses, or harm caused by or related to the theft, appropriation, or any misuse or disclosure of your account information.
Ownership of Intellectual Property
The contents of this Site and the App—including all software, text, characters, images, videos, photographs, designs, illustrations, audio and video files, artwork, graphics, databases, logos, proprietary information, and copyrightable or otherwise legally protective elements of the Site, and all trademarks, service marks, and trade names (collectively the “Materials”)—are the property of Great Clips and/or its subsidiaries, licensors, affiliates, assigns, or other respective owners. The Materials are protected under copyright law, and the copying, redistribution, use, or publication by you of the Materials or any part of the Site, except as allowed by the “Limited License; Permitted Uses” section below, is strictly prohibited.
Limited License; Permitted Uses
Portions of this Site may be developed to permit you and other users to submit; distribute; transmit; upload; post; or exchange opinions, ideas, information, messages, drawings, e-mails, photographs, profiles, video and audio files, text, images, or other materials or information onto the Site (“Postings”). You are solely responsible for your Postings.
You may not post, submit, upload, or otherwise transmit any graphics, text, messages, photographs, images, audio or video files, artwork, or other content or information onto the Site or the App that:
(a) contains a virus or other harmful component or otherwise interferes with, impairs, or damages the Site and any individual’s or entity’s use or enjoyment of the Site;
(b) infringes or violates the right of any individual or entity including, without limitation, any right of privacy; any copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, or other proprietary or intellectual property right; or any contractual rights;
(c) is abusive, offensive, hateful, racist, disruptive, antisocial, defamatory, threatening, violent, vulgar, sexually explicit, pornographic, slanderous, or otherwise harmful;
(d) constitutes hate speech.
You may not upload, post, e-mail, transmit, or otherwise make available any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, “junk mail,” “spam,” “chain letters,” “pyramid schemes,” or any other form of solicitation.
Great Clips possesses the right to change, use, delete, exploit, and distribute the Posting in any manner and at our sole discretion. We shall not be required to pay you or any person or entity any form of compensation for our exploitation, distribution or otherwise use of your Posting or any ideas, concepts, or other information or content in the Posting. Any and all Postings shall become the property of Great Clips, and you authorize us to use the Posting in whole or in part, throughout the universe, in perpetuity in or on any media in any manner without any compensation to you or any person or entity.
Great Clips reserves the right to but does not monitor, endorse, edit, or screen any Postings. Postings do not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of Great Clips. You acknowledge, understand, and agree that Great Clips shall neither assume nor has any responsibility or liability for any Postings or for any claims, damages, injury, or losses resulting from the Postings, their use, and/or their appearance on the Site.
Links to Other Websites
The Site contains links to other websites. These links are provided solely as a convenience to you and are not endorsements of any products or services in such websites. These websites may have privacy policies different than our Privacy Notice.
The Site and the App are operated from our corporate headquarters in the United States, and any data you submit to the Site or the App will be exported to and stored in the United States. If you use this site from other locations, you are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws. If you download anything from this Site or the App, you represent that you are not a national of, or located in, any country subject to export embargo controls by the USA and that you are not otherwise prohibited from receiving such information.
Errors, Corrections and Changes
Great Clips does not represent or warrant that the Site or App will be error-free, free of viruses or other harmful components, or that defects will be corrected. We do not represent or warrant that the information available on or through the Site or App will be correct, accurate, timely, or otherwise reliable. We may make changes to the features, functionality, or content of the Site or App at any time.
Copyrights and Copyright Agents
Great Clips respects the intellectual property of others, and we ask you to do the same. If you believe that your work has been copied in any way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide our Copyright Agent the following information as required by the Online Copyright Infringement Liability Limitation Act of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, (“DMCA”), 17 U.S.C. § 512: (a) An electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest; (b) A description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed; (c) A description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Site; (d) Your name, physical address, telephone number, and e-mail address; (e) A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, his/her/its agent, or the law; and (f) A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf.
Our Copyright Agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement on the Site can be reached as follows:
THIS SITE AND THE APP ARE INTENDED FOR INFORMATIONAL OR SALON SERVICE PURPOSES ONLY. THE CONTENT, MATERIALS, AND ANY OTHER INFORMATION IN THIS SITE OR ACCESSED THROUGH THE APP IS NOT INTENDED TO CONSTITUTE LEGAL OR PROFESSIONAL ADVICE.
YOUR USE, ACCESS, OR BROWSING OF THIS SITE IS PERFORMED AT YOUR OWN RISK. THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, AND MATERIALS FROM, IN, OR THROUGH THE SITE AND APP ARE PROVIDED “AS-IS,” “AS AVAILABLE,” AND “WITH ALL FAULTS.” ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, ARE DISCLAIMED (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, TO THE DISCLAIMER OF ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE).
Limitation of Liability
YOU UNDERSTAND, ACKNOWLEDGE, AND AGREE THAT GREAT CLIPS AND THE AFFILIATED PARTIES SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIMS FOR INJURY, LOSS, OR DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO YOUR USE OF THE SITE, THE APP, OR FROM THIS AGREEMENT INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, TO DIRECT, COMPENSATORY, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES. THE NEGATION AND LIMITATION OF DAMAGES SET FORTH IN THIS AGREEMENT ARE FUNDAMENTAL ELEMENTS OF THE BASIS OF THE BARGAIN BETWEEN GREAT CLIPS AND YOU. THIS SITE, THE APP, AND THE CONTENT THEREIN WOULD NOT BE PROVIDED WITHOUT SUCH LIMITATIONS.
THE AGGREGATE LIABILITY OF GREAT CLIPS AND THE AFFILIATED PARTIES IN CONNECTION WITH ANY CLAIM YOU MAY HAVE ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THE SITE OR THE APP SHALL NOT EXCEED $100, AND THAT AMOUNT SHALL BE IN LIEU OF ALL OTHER REMEDIES THAT YOU MAY HAVE AGAINST GREAT CLIPS AND ANY OF OUR AFFILIATED PARTIES.
Applicable Law, Venue and Jurisdiction