Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions

We have taken every effort to design our websites to be useful, informative, helpful, honest and fun. Hopefully we have accomplished that, and would ask that you let us know if you would like to see improvements or changes that would make it even easier for you to find the information you need and want. To find out more about our organization, please visit Meet Us.

All we ask is that you agree to abide by the following Terms and Conditions. Please take a few minutes to look them over, because by using our websites you automatically agree to them. Naturally, if you do not agree, please do not use our websites. We reserve the right to make any modification that we deem necessary at any time. Please continue to check these terms to see what those changes may be. Your continued use of Transcending Design websites means that you accept those changes.

 
RESTRICTIONS ON THE USE OF OUR ONLINE MATERIALS
 

All materials contained in the Transcending Design websites ("Online Material") are the copyrighted property of Transcending Design. All trademarks, service marks, and trade names are proprietary to Transcending Design. No Online Material from our websites may be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any way, except that you may download one copy of the materials on any single computer for your personal, noncommercial home use only, provided that you: 1) retain all copyright, trademark and proprietary notices; 2) you make no modifications to the materials; 3) you do not use the materials in a manner that suggests an association with any of our products, services, events or brands; and 4) you do not download quantities of materials to a database, server, or personal computer for reuse for commercial purposes. You may not, however, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit or distribute our Online Material in any way or for any other purpose unless you get our written permission first. Neither may you add, delete, distort or misrepresent any content on the Transcending Design websites. Any attempts to modify any Online Material, or to defeat or circumvent our security features is prohibited.

 

Everything you download, any software, plus all files, all images incorporated in or generated by our websites, and all data accompanying it, is considered licensed to you by Transcending Design or third-party licensors for your personal, non-commercial home use only. We do not transfer title of our Online Material, websites or underlying software to you. This means that we retain full and complete title to our Online Material, websites and underlying software and to all of the associated intellectual property rights. You are not allowed to redistribute or sell the material or to reverse engineer, disassemble or otherwise convert it to any other form that can be used except by our specific written agreement.

 
SUBMITTING YOUR ONLINE MATERIAL TO US
 

All remarks, suggestions, ideas, graphics, comments, or other information that you send to Transcending Design through our websites (other than information we promise to protect under our Privacy Policy), becomes and remains our property, even if this agreement is later terminated. This means that we do not have to treat any such submission as confidential unless otherwise agreed between you and Transcending Design. You can not sue us for using ideas you submit if we use them, or anything like them, we don't have to pay you or anyone else for them. We will have the exclusive ownership of all present and future rights to submissions of any kind. We can use them for any purpose we deem appropriate to Transcending Design's business, without compensating you or anyone else for them. You acknowledge that you are responsible for any submission you make. This means that you (and not Transcending Design) have full responsibility for the message, including its legality, reliability, appropriateness, originality and copyright.

 
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
 

Transcending Design WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR INJURY THAT ACCOMPANY OR RESULT FROM YOUR USE OF ANY OF OUR WEBSITES.

 

THESE INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES OR INJURY CAUSED BY ANY:

 
  • USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE WEBSITES
  • USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, ANY WEBSITE TO WHICH YOU HYPERLINK FROM OUR WEBSITES
  • FAILURE OF OUR WEBSITES TO PERFORM IN THE MANNER YOU EXPECTED OR DESIRED
  • ERROR ON OUR WEBSITES
  • OMISSION ON OUR WEBSITES
  • INTERRUPTION OF AVAILABILITY OF OUR WEBSITES
  • DEFECT ON OUR WEBSITES
  • DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION OF OUR WEBSITES
  • COMPUTER VIRUS OR LINE FAILURE
  • PLEASE NOTE THAT WE ARE NOT LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES, INCLUDING:
  • DAMAGES INTENDED TO COMPANSATE SOMEONE DIRECTLY FOR A LOSS OR INJURY
  • DAMAGES REASONABLY EXPECTED TO RESULT FROM A LOSS OR INJURY, KNOWN IN LEGAL TERMS AS "CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES"
  • OTHER MISCELLANEOUS DAMAGES AND EXPENSES RESULTING DIRECTLY FROM A LOSS OR INJURY, KNOWN IN LEGAL TERMS AS "INCIDENTIAL DAMAGES"

WE ARE NOT LIABLE EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN NEGLIGENT OR IF OUR AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES OR BOTH.

EXCEPTION: CERTAIN STATE LAWS MAY NOT ALLOWS US TO LIMIT OR EXCLUDE LIABILITY FOR THESE "INCIDDENTAL" OR "CONSEQUENTIAL" DAMAGES. IF YOU LIVE IN ONE OF THOSE STATES, THE ABOVE LIMITATION OBVIOUSLY WOULD NOT APPLY WHICH WOULD MEAN THAT YOU MIGHT HAVE THE RIGHT TO RECOVER THESE TYPES OF DAMAGES.

 

HOWEVER, IN ANY EVENT, OUR LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL LOSSES, DAMAGES, INJURIES, AND CLAIMS OF ANY AND EVERY KIND, WHETHER THE DAMAGES ARE CLAIMED UNDER THE TERMS OF A CONTRACT, OR CLAIMED TO BE CAUSED BY NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER WRONGFUIL CONDUCT, OR THEY ARE CLAIMED UNDER ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, WILL NOT BE GREATER THAN THE AMOUNT YOU PAID TO ACCESS OUR WEBSITES.

 
LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES
 
 

We sometimes provide referrals to and links to other websites from our websites. Such a link should not be seen as an endorsement, approval or agreement with any information or resources offered at sites you can access through our websites. If in doubt, always check the Uniform Resource Locator (URL) address provided in your browser to see if you are still in a Transcending Design operated website or have moved to another website. Transcending Design is not responsible for content or practices of third-party websites that may be linked to our websites. When Transcending Design provides links or references to other websites, no inference or assumption should be made and no representation should be inferred that Transcending Design is connected with, operates or controls these websites. Any approved link must not represent in any way, either explicitly or by implication, that you have received the endorsement, sponsorship or support of any Transcending Design website or endorsement, sponsorship or support of the business of Transcending Design, including its respective employees, agents or directors.

 
MONITORING ONLINE POSTINGS
 
 

Transcending Design shall have the right to monitor and review the content of any discussions, chats, forums, postings, transmissions and bulletin boards, although Transcending Design is not under legal obligation to do so. We expect visitors to our websites, and anyone using our communications tools to adhere to a sense of decency and decorum that we deem appropriate. We are the sole authority on questions and appropriateness. Naturally, Transcending Design assumes no responsibility or liability arising from the content of an online posting. However, we do specifically prohibit you or any visitor from posting or transmitting any unlawful, threatening, libelous, scandalous, inflammatory, pornographic, or profane material or any material that could constitute or encourage what could be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any law. Transcending Design will fully cooperate with authorities or court orders requesting details of criminal postings. Transcending Design shall have the right in its sole discretion to edit, refuse to post or remove any material submitted to or posted on any Transcending Design related website. Transcending Design shall have the right to remove any material that it determines to be in violation of these provisions or otherwise objectionable. In addition, children 13 and under are not authorized to post messages or participate in Forums on any Transcending Design website unless the site has been specifically designed for them and all appropriate parental notification and approval devices have been complied with fully. For more information see our Privacy Policy.

 
TERMINATION OF THIS AGREEMENT
 

This agreement is effective until terminated by either party. You may terminate this agreement at any time, by destroying all materials obtained from all Transcending Design websites, along with all related documentation and all copies and installations. Transcending Design may terminate this agreement at any time without notice to you, if, in its sole judgment, you breach any term or condition of this agreement. Upon termination, you must destroy all materials. In addition, by providing material on our websites, we do not in any way promise that the materials will remain available to you. And Transcending Design is entitled to terminate all or any part of any of its websites without notice to you.

 
JURISDICTION AND OTHER POINTS TO CONSIDER
 

Unless otherwise specified, the Online Materials on our websites are presented to provide information about the resources and services of Transcending Design. Transcending Design was organized under the laws of California, in the United States of America. If you use our sites from locations outside of the United States, you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. These Terms and Conditions, and the agreement they create, shall be governed by and interpreted according to the laws of the State of California, without applying the state's conflict-of-law principles. If any provision of this agreement is unlawful, void or unenforceable, it will not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. Transcending Design may modify these Terms and Conditions, and the agreement they create, at any time, simply by updating this posting and without notice to you. This is the ENTIRE agreement regarding all the matters that have been discussed.