Legal Terms of Use

Plain-English Terms of Use

Date of Last Revision: January 25, 2016

Please Read Carefully Before Using This Website: The following terms of use (“Terms of Use”) govern your use of the Greenough Brand Storytellers Website (the “Website”) operated by Greenough Communications Group (“Greenough Brand Storytellers”). By using the Website, you irrevocably agree that such use is subject to these Terms of Use. If you do not agree to these Terms of Use, you may not use the Website. If you are entering into these Terms of Use on behalf of an entity, you represent that you have the actual authority to bind such entity to these Terms of Use.

Greenough Brand Storytellers expressly reserves the right to modify the Terms of Use at any time in its sole discretion, and without prior notice to you, by including such alteration and/or modification in these Terms of Use, along with a notice of the effective date of such modified Terms of Use. Any continued use by you of the Website after the posting of such modified Terms of Use shall be deemed to indicate your irrevocable agreement to such modified Terms of Use. Accordingly, if at any time you do not agree to be subject to any modified Terms of Use, you may no longer use the Website.

We last updated this policy January 25, 2016.

Welcome to Greenough Brand Storytellers! Here on the left you'll find our plain-English terms of use and the corresponding legal terms of use on the right.  While we have tried to summarize our terms of use in plain English, the Legal Terms of Use are what you are agreeing to and control.

Please review our terms, you must agree to them in order to use this website. If you are using this website on behalf of a business, make sure you are allowed to agree to our terms of use on behalf of such business.

We may change our terms of use from time to time. If we do, we will update them on our website.


Website Content

(a) Greenough Brand Storytellers Content: Except as may be otherwise noted, the information, materials (including, without limitation, HTML, text, audio, video, white papers, press releases, data sheets, product descriptions, software and FAQs and other content) available on the Website (“Greenough Content”) are the copyrighted works of Greenough Brand Storytellers and Greenough Brand Storytellers expressly retains all right title and interest in and to the Greenough Content, including, without limitation, all intellectual property rights therein and thereto. Except as expressly permitted in these Terms of Use, any use of the Greenough Content may violate copyright and/or other applicable laws.

(b) Third Party Content: In addition to Greenough Content, the Website may contain information and materials provided to Greenough Brand Storytellers by third parties (collectively, “Third Party Content”). Third Party Content is the copyrighted work of its owner, who expressly retains all right title and interest in and to the Third Party Content, including, without limitation, all intellectual property rights therein and thereto. In addition to being subject to these Terms of Use, Third Party Content also may be subject to different and/or additional terms of use and/or privacy policies of such third parties. Please contact the appropriate third party for further information regarding any such different and/or additional terms of use applicable to Third Party Content.

(c) Limited Website Content License: Greenough Brand Storytellers grants you the limited, revocable, nontransferable, nonexclusive right to use the Greenough Content and Third Party Content (collectively, “Website Content”) by displaying the Website Content on your computer, and downloading and printing pages from the Website containing Website Content, under the condition that (i) such activity is solely for your personal, education or other noncommercial use, (ii) you do not modify or prepare derivative works from the Website Content, (iii) you do not obscure, alter or remove any notice of copyright set forth on any Website pages or Website Content, (iv) you do not otherwise reproduce, redistribute or publicly display any of the Website Content and (v) you do not copy any Website Content to any other media or other storage format.

(d) Trademarks: All trademarks, service marks and logos included on the Website (“Marks”) are the property of Greenough Brand Storytellers or third parties, and you may not use such Marks without the express, prior written consent of Greenough Brand Storytellers or the applicable third party.

Unless otherwise noted, information published on this Website are copyrighted works of Greenough Brand Storytellers.

Third party information is subject to the copyrights of those third party systems.

You may copy information on this Website for your own personal use. Please do not infringe the copyrights of others using this Website or your access to the Website may be blocked.


Your Use of the Website

(a) Use of the Website: You may use the Website only in accordance with these Terms of Use and only for lawful purposes. You are responsible for your own communications, including the upload, transmission and posting of information, and are responsible for the consequences of their posting on or through the Website.

(b) Prohibited Conduct: You are prohibited from violating or attempting to violate the security of the Website or network, including, without limitation, the following: (i) accessing data not intended for users of the Website, or gaining unauthorized access to an account, server or any other computer system; (ii) attempting to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of a system or network or to breach security or authentication measures; (iii) attempting to interfere with the function of the Website, host or network, including, without limitation, via means of submitting a virus to the Website, overloading, “flooding,” “mailbombing,” “crashing” or sending unsolicited email, including promotions and/or advertising of products or services; or (iv) forging any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in any email or posting. Violations of the Website’s or Greenough Brand Storytellers’ system or network security may result in civil or criminal liability. 

(c) Suggestions: You hereby grant to Greenough Brand Storytellers a royalty-free, worldwide, transferable, irrevocable, perpetual license to use or incorporate into the Website any suggestions, enhancement requests, recommendations or other feedback provided by you to Greenough Brand Storytellers that are related to the Website.

(d) Indemnification: You hereby irrevocably agree to indemnify, defend and hold Greenough Brand Storytellers, its affiliates, directors, officers, employees and agents harmless from and against any and all loss, costs, damages, liabilities and expenses (including attorneys’ fees) arising out of or related to (i) any third party claim resulting from a breach by you of any of your covenants, representations or warranties contained in these Terms of Use and/or (ii) your use of the Website.

To use the Greenough Brand Storytellers website, you must agree you won't use the Website to break any laws. You can't republish any of the Website Content. Please do not hack us.

You can use the Greenough Brand Storytellers Website, but that doesn't mean that you can copy or redistribute our intellectual property (like our trademarks, name, logo, source code, etc.).

There may be times when data you share via our Website is communicated insecurely (email, for example).

Our terms of use are effectively a contract between you and Greenough Brand Storytellers so make sure you read them.

We feature client comments and case studies on our website. We will ask your permission before using your name or your company’s name. We usually contact people via email, phone, or our annual client satisfaction survey to obtain their permission.


Linked Websites

The Website may contain links to other websites that are not owned or operated by Greenough Brand Storytellers, and you agree that Greenough Brand Storytellers provides links to such websites solely as a convenience and has no responsibility for the content or availability of such websites, and that Greenough Brand Storytellers does not endorse such websites or any products or services associated therewith. Your use of such websites will be subject to the terms of use applicable to each such website.

Greenough Brand Storytellers links to third party websites with their own terms of use which are distinct and different from our own.


LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

(a) Warranty Disclaimer: THE WEBSITE AND WEBSITE CONTENT ARE PROVIDED STRICTLY ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS, AND GREENOUGH BRAND STORYTELLERS MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT THE WEBSITE OR WEBSITE CONTENT ARE COMPLETE, SUITABLE FOR YOUR PURPOSE, OR ACCURATE. GREENOUGH BRAND STORYTELLERS HEREBY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHER WARRANTIES WITH RESPECT TO THE WEBSITE AND WEBSITE CONTENT, OR THE AVAILABILITY OF THE FOREGOING INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFIRNGEMENT. THE ENTIRE RISK AS TO RESULTS OBTAINED THROUGH USE OF THE WEBSITE AND/OR THE WEBSITE CONTENT RESTS WITH YOU AND GREENOUGH BRAND STORYTELLERS MAKES NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY THAT THE AVAILABILITY OF THE WEBSITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, OR THAT THE WEBSITE AND/OR THE WEBSITE CONTENT WILL BE ERROR-FREE OR THAT ALL ERRORS WILL BE CORRECTED.

(b) Limitation of Liability: TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, YOU AGREE THAT GREENOUGH BRAND STORYTELLERS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR CONNECTED TO YOUR USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE WEBSITE OR THE WEBSITE CONTENT, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY AND ALL DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY OR STATUTORY DAMAGES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOSS OF BUSINESS, LOSS OR PROFITS, LOSS OF REVENUE, LOSS OF DATA OR LOSS OF GOODWILL), EVEN IF GREENOUGH BRAND STORYTELLERS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, AND REGARDLESS OF THE LEGAL THEORY UNDER WHICH DAMAGES ARE SOUGHT, WHETHER IN BREACH OF CONTRACT OR IN TORT, INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE. You acknowledge that you have read, understand and agree to Greenough Brand Storytellers’s Privacy Policy located at http://www.greenough.biz/privacy-policy, which is hereby incorporated into and made a part of these Terms of Use by this reference.

We specifically limit our liability if something goes wrong.


Location of the Website and your Use

Greenough Brand Storytellers operates or controls the operation of this Website from offices in the United States. In addition, the Website may be mirrored, and other websites operated or controlled by Greenough Brand Storytellers may be located, at various locations in and outside of the United States. Greenough Brand Storytellers makes no representation or warranty that all of the features of this Website or Service will be available to you outside of the United States, or that they are permitted to be accessed outside of the United States. You acknowledge that you are solely responsible for any decision by you to use of this Website and/or the Service from other locations, and that such use may be subject to, and that you are responsible for, compliance with applicable local laws. 

Greenough Brand Storytellers may operate servers across the world and they are controlled from offices in the United States. You are responsible for compliance with any local laws that may affect you, geographically speaking. 


General

These Terms of Use constitute the entire agreement and understanding between the parties concerning the subject matter hereof, notwithstanding any different or additional terms that may be contained in the form of any other document used by you to effect transactions hereunder, which such terms are hereby rejected. These Terms of Use supersede all prior or contemporaneous discussions, proposals and agreements between you and Greenough Brand Storytellers relating to the subject matter hereof. No amendment, modification or waiver of any provision of these Terms of Use will be effective unless in writing and signed by an officer of Greenough Brand Storytellers. If any provision of these Terms of Use is held to be invalid or unenforceable, the remaining portions will remain in full force and effect and such provision will be enforced to the maximum extent possible so as to effect the intent of the parties and will be reformed to the extent necessary to make such provision valid and enforceable. No waiver of rights by Greenough Brand Storytellers may be implied from any actions or failures to enforce rights under these Terms of Use. These Terms of Use are intended to be and are solely for the benefit of Greenough Brand Storytellers and you and do not create any right in favor of any third party. These Terms of Use will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, without reference to its conflict of laws principles. All disputes arising out of or relating to these Terms of Use will be submitted to the exclusive jurisdiction of a court of competent jurisdiction located in Suffolk County, Massachusetts, and each party irrevocably consents to such personal jurisdiction and waives all objections to this venue. 

These terms of use are final. Disputes are handled in Boston, Massachusetts.


Privacy

Please visit http://www.greenough.biz/privacy-policy to understand how Greenough Brand Storytellers collects and uses personal information.

We specifically limit our liability if something goes wrong.

You can find our full privacy policy here.