Terms and Conditions of Use of this website

Your use of this Web-site is expressly conditioned on your acceptance of these Terms and Conditions of Use. By using this Web-site, you signify your agreement to these Terms and Conditions of Use. If you do not agree with any part of these Terms and Conditions of Use, do not use this Web-site.

Couch Distributing Company (“CDC”) may revise the information on this Web-site or otherwise change or update the Web-site, including these Terms and Conditions of Use, without notice to you. CDC may also make improvements and/or changes to the products and/or services described on or offered through this Web-site or add new features at any time without notice. We encourage you to periodically read these Terms and Conditions of Use to see if there have been any changes to our policies that may affect you. Your continued use of this Web-site will signify your continued agreement to these Terms and Conditions of Use as they may be revised from time to time.

Third-Party Sites, Products and Services

This Web-site contains links to other Internet Web-sites (“Third-party Sites”) that are not operated or maintained by CDC. These links are provided for your convenience. CDC makes no warranties or representations about the content of, any products or services offered by, or the privacy or intellectual property compliance of, such Third-party Sites. CDC also recommends that you take the time to read the privacy policies, terms and conditions of use and user agreements of these Third-party sites. If you use the My Account or the Make A Payment services offered on this Web-site, you agree to comply with all applicable National Automated Clearing House Association rules and to indemnify and hold CDC and its electronic funds service providers and banks harmless from any damage, loss, claim or cost (including attorney’s fees) arising or resulting from your breach of these Terms and Conditions of Use or CDC’s authorized actions hereunder. In addition, CDC is not responsible or liable for the errors, omissions or breaches of electronic funds service providers or banks. You shall be solely responsible for any losses arising from any erroneous information provided in regard to the My Account or the Make A Payment services.

CDC’s Privacy Policy

Please review CDC’s Privacy Policy which governs CDC’s use of any information that you have or may provide to CDC including pursuant to the forms, documents or agreements available on this Web-site.

Password Registration and Usage

Some CDC Web-site functions, features or services are restricted and require a user identification code (“User ID”) and a password for access. Unauthorized use of or access of such functions, features or services is strictly prohibited.

In accessing or using CDC Web-site functions, features or services requiring a User ID and password, you agree that:

  • CDC is entitled to act on instructions received under your User ID and password.
  • CDC is not liable for any unauthorized access to your information.
  • You will keep your password confidential and you will notify CDC immediately if you believe someone else has obtained your User ID and password or any unauthorized access to any on-line function, feature or service has occurred or may occur.
  • CDC may block access to any online function, feature or service without prior notice if CDC believes your User ID and password are being used by someone other than you, if any unauthorized access to your information has occurred or may occur, or for any other reason whatsoever.

Disclaimer of Warranty

THIS WEB-SITE AND ITS CONTENT AND ALL SITE-RELATED FUNCTIONS, FEATURES OR SERVICES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS, WITH ALL FAULTS,” WITH NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. YOU ASSUME TOTAL RESPONSIBILITY AND RISK FOR YOUR USE OF THIS WEB-SITE, ALL WEB-SITE-RELATED FUNCTIONS, FEATURES AND SERVICES, AND FOR YOUR USE OF ANY THIRD PARTY WEB-SITES. NO ORAL OR WRITTEN INFORMATION OR ADVICE GIVEN BY CDC OR ITS AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVES SHALL CREATE A WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. ANY REFERENCES TO SPECIFIC PRODUCTS OR SERVICES ON THIS WEB-SITE DO NOT CONSTITUTE OR IMPLY A RECOMMENDATION OR ENDORSEMENT BY CDC.

Limitation of Liability

CDC AND ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES AND SHAREHOLDERS, AND OTHER THIRD PARTIES MENTIONED OR LINKED TO OR FROM THIS WEB-SITE ARE NEITHER RESPONSIBLE NOR LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, PUNITIVE, OR OTHER DAMAGES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THOSE RESULTING FROM LOST PROFITS, LOST DATA, INJURY TO REPUTATION OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING IN ANY WAY TO THIS WEB-SITE, WEB-SITE-RELATED FUNCTIONS, FEATURES OR SERVICES OR PRODUCTS, CONTENT OR INFORMATION CONTAINED WITHIN THIS WEB-SITE, AND/OR ANY THIRD PARTY WEB-SITE, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, OR UNDER ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY AND WHETHER OR NOT CDC HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. YOUR SOLE REMEDY FOR DISSATISFACTION WITH THIS WEB-SITE, WEB-SITE-RELATED SERVICES, AND/OR THIRD PARTY WEB-SITES IS TO STOP USING THIS WEB-SITE AND/OR THOSE FUNCTIONS, FEATURES, SERVICES OR THIRD PARTY WEB-SITES. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

Jurisdiction, Enforceability, Governing Law, Etc.

Should any provision of these Terms and Conditions of Use or our Privacy Policy be held invalid, unlawful or for any reason unenforceable, then the invalid, unlawful or unenforceable provision shall be severable from the remaining provisions. Such invalid, unlawful or unenforceable provision shall not affect the validity or enforceability of the remaining provisions. These Terms and Conditions of Use and our Privacy Policy shall be governed by and enforced in accordance with the laws of the State of California, excluding its conflict of laws rules. Any claim or dispute between the parties governed by, subject to, relating to or implicating theses Terms and Conditions of Use or our Privacy Policy shall be litigated solely in the Superior Court of the State of California located in Santa Cruz, California or in the Federal District Court located in San Jose, California, and you agree to the exclusive jurisdiction of the said courts.

Use by Children or Minors

Children and minors may not use this Web-site. Please consult with your parents as to Web-sites which are appropriate for you to use.

Digital Millennium Copyright Act

Except as otherwise indicated, all content on this Web-site, including text, graphics, logos, button icons, photos, images, forms, audio, video, forms, documents, agreements, questionnaires, and software, is the property of CDC or its licensors and is protected by United States and international copyright laws. CDC allows you to view and use the Web-site solely for your personal, internal use. The compilation of all content on this Web-site is the exclusive property of CDC and is protected by United States and international copyright laws. Unless specifically authorized in writing by CDC, any use of these materials, or of any materials contributed to this Web-site by entities other than CDC, on any other Web-site or networked computer environment for any purpose is prohibited. Any rights not expressly granted by these Terms and Conditions of Use are reserved by CDC worldwide. Content and functions, features and services are subject to change or termination without notice in the discretion of CDC.

The Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (the “DMCA”) provides recourse for copyright owners who believe that material appearing on the Internet infringes their rights under U.S. copyright law. If you believe in good faith that materials appearing on this Web-site infringe your copyright, you (or your agent) may send us a notice requesting that the material be removed, or access to it blocked. In addition, if you believe in good faith that a notice of copyright infringement has been wrongly filed against you, the DMCA permits you to send us a counter-notice. Notices and counter-notices must meet statutory requirements imposed by the DMCA. One place to find more information is the U.S. Copyright Office Web-site, currently located at http://www.copyright.gov.

In accordance with the DMCA, CDC has designated an agent to receive notification of alleged copyright infringement in accordance with the DMCA. Any written Notification of Claimed Infringement should comply with Title 17, United States Code, Section 512(c)(3)(A) and should be provided in writing to our designated agent as follows:

Agent: Mr. Vern Burditt
Address: Couch Distributing Company, Inc.: Internet Services
107 Lee Road
PO Box 50004
Watsonville, CA 95076
Telephone: (831) 724 0649
Fax: (831)-724-4293
E-mail: vernb@couchdistributing.com

Please note: If you materially misrepresent that online material, products, services or activity is infringing your copyrights, you may be liable for damages (including court costs and attorneys’ fees) and could be subject to criminal prosecution for perjury. We suggest that you consult your legal advisor before filing a notice or counter-notice.

Last updated: February, 2014