Welcome to www.Gossamer.co (the “Site”), the website and online services of Gossamer HQ Inc. (“Gossamer,” “we” or “us”)! Gossamer is a lifestyle and cannabis publication that examines travel, food, and culture through a “green lens” (collectively with the Site, the “Services”). Before using any of the Services, please note that all content, materials, or services provided on or through the Site may be used solely under the following legally binding terms and conditions (these “Terms”).
PLEASE READ THESE TERMS CAREFULLY AND ONLY USE THE SITE AND SERVICES IF YOU AGREE TO THEM. WHEN YOU USE THE SERVICES, YOU ARE ACKNOWLEDGING THAT YOU MEET ALL OF OUR ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR USING THE SERVICES AND THAT YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS. IF YOU DO NOT ACCEPT THESE TERMS OR DO NOT SATISFY THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS SET FORTH BELOW, YOU MAY NOT ACCESS AND/OR USE THE SITE OR SERVICES.
1) The featured contents provided through our services are for educations and entertainment purposes only, and is not a medical advice.
OUR SERVICES FEATURE CONTENT ABOUT CANNABIS AND OTHER RELATED SUBSTANCES THAT ARE ILLEGAL UNDER FEDERAL LAW AS WELL AS UNDER STATE LAW IN CERTAIN STATES. WE DO NOT ENDORSE AND ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR MATERIALS MADE AVAILABLE ON THE SITE, IN OUR NEWSLETTER, OR FOR THE SERVICES THAT MAY PROMOTE, CONDONE, ADVOCATE, LICIT OR ILLICIT DRUG USE, OR ILLEGAL ACTIVITIES. ALL CONTENT ON THE SITE IS FOR EDUCATIONAL AND ENTERTAINMENT PURPOSES ONLY.
GOSSAMER DOES NOT OFFER MEDICAL ADVICE. THE CONTENTS OF THE SERVICES HAVE NOT BEEN EVALUATED BY THE FEDERAL DRUG ADMINISTRATION NOR APPROVED BY ANY OTHER GOVERNMENT OR OFFICIAL BODY. NOTHING IN GOSSAMER CONTENT (AS DEFINED BELOW) OR THESE SERVICES IS INTENDED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS, OR TREATMENT. IF YOU HAVE CONCERNS ABOUT THE USE OF CANNABIS AND YOUR HEALTH, YOU SHOULD TALK TO YOUR DOCTOR. THIS IS ESPECIALLY TRUE FOR YOUTH, PREGNANT OR BREASTFEEDING WOMEN AND THOSE WHO NEED HELP TO STOP USING MARIJUANA. IF YOU THINK YOU ARE HAVING A MEDICAL EMERGENCY, CALL YOUR HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONAL, OR 911, IMMEDIATELY.
THE FOLLOWING DISCLAIMERS AND LIMITATIONS ON LIABILITY DOES NOT LIMIT THE GENERAL DISCLAIMERS AND LIMITATIONS ON LIABILITY IN SECTIONS 5 AND 6 OR ELSEWHERE IN THE TERMS.
2) You may not use the Gossamer site if you are under 21 years old.
The Services are not intended for use by anyone under the age of 21. If you are under the age of 21, you are not permitted to use the Services.
You can only use or receive the Services to the extent the laws of your jurisdiction do not bar you from doing so. Please make sure your use of the Services is in compliance with all laws, rules and regulations that apply to you.
3) Sometimes Gossamer may change this Agreement. We will try to let you know as soon as we do.
4) We may make changes to our Services from time to time.
We reserve the right to change, suspend, discontinue, cancel or terminate the Services or any part of the Services at any time in our sole discretion. We will not be liable to you or any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Services.
6) We do not make any representations or warranties through our Services, and you will be solely responsible for your reliance.
The Service is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis. We do not make any representations, warranties or guarantees with respect to the completeness, reliability, accuracy, quality, availability or legality of the Services or any information or guidance provided in connection with the Services. We expressly disclaim all warranties (express or implied) with regard to the information contained on the Site or otherwise made available to you through the Services, including but not limited to, warranties of merchantability, non-infringement and fitness for a particular purpose.
You are solely responsible for your use of and reliance on the Services and any information contained herein, and you acknowledge and agree that your use of the Services or reliance on any such information is done at your own risk, including the risk of physical injury, harm or death. You further acknowledge and agree that you are solely responsible for the results of any actions or omissions that you may choose to take as a result of using the Services and for any loss, damage or other liability that may arise in connection therewith. Unless prohibited by law, you further assume all liability for any claims, suits or grievances filed against you, including, but not limited to, all damages related to your actions or omissions that you may choose to take as a result of using the Services or relying on any information contained in the Services.
TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, EXCEPT FOR DAMAGES ARISING FROM OUR WILLFUL MISCONDUCT, GROSS NEGLIGENCE, OR FRAUD IN NO EVENT WILL WE OR OUR OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, CONTRACTORS, AGENTS, SUPPLIERS OR SERVICE PROVIDERS BE LIABLE TO YOU WITH RESPECT TO THE SERVICES OR THE INFORMATION PROVIDED TO YOU THROUGH THE SERVICE FOR ANY CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, INDIRECT OR DIRECT DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER ARISING IN CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHER LEGAL OR EQUITABLE THEORY, AND REGARDLESS OF WHETHER SUCH PARTY HAS BEEN NOTIFIED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THESE DISCLAIMERS AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY ARE MADE TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
Please do not do harmful or illegal things on the Gossamer Site. We describe some of the things you may not do below.
You may only use the Services in accordance with these Terms or any other policies that we may provide to you. You agree not to use (or encourage anyone else to use) the Services in manner that: Violating laws and rights: violates any law, statute, ordinance or regulation; Unauthorized access: (a) infringes or violates the intellectual property rights or proprietary rights, rights of publicity or privacy, or other rights of any other third party; (b) modifies, adapts, translates, reverse engineers, decompiles, disassembles any of the contents of the Services into any form not so intended to be read; or (c) scrapes any portion of the Services of Gossamer Content (as defined below); Harming others: is harmful, fraudulent, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortuous, defamatory, vulgar, obscene or libelous; Disruption: violates the security of any computer network, or cracks any passwords or security encryption codes; or Solicitation: runs “spam” on the Services or otherwise interferes with the Services (including by placing an unreasonable load on the Services’ infrastructure).
7) We own all of Gossamer Site. Please do not modify or otherwise sell or distribute any of Gossamer Site to others.
You acknowledge that all materials displayed or made available by us on the Services, including, but not limited to text, graphics, data, articles, photographs, images, illustrations and other content (collectively, the “Gossamer Content”), are owned by us or our third-party licensors and are protected by intellectual property laws. You agree that you will abide by all copyright notices, trademark rules, information, and restrictions contained in any Gossamer Content accessed through the Services and that you will not copy, download, store, modify, reproduce, publish, distribute, upload, display, create derivative works, license, sell or otherwise exploit Gossamer Content for any purpose whatsoever.
Without limiting the aforementioned, you are solely permitted to use Gossamer Content in the form presented to you for your personal, educational and non-commercial use.
Any unauthorized use of any content or materials on the Services is strictly prohibited and violates copyright, trademark, and/or other intellectual property laws, and/or the laws of privacy, publicity, and/or communications regulations and statutes. To inquire about obtaining authorization to use the materials or content other than as permitted in these Terms, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
8) In the event that you’re not using Gossamer as we are asking you to, you may need to indemnify Gossamer for any damages that result from your use.
To the extent authorized by law, you agree to indemnify and hold us (and our parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, shareholders, officers, directors, employees, contractors, consultants, agents and third-party partners) harmless from and against any and all claims, losses, expenses, damages, and costs (including reasonable attorney’s fees) resulting directly or indirectly from or arising out of (a) your violation of the Terms, and/or (b) your use of any of the Services.
You understand that Services may display, include, or make available content, data, information, applications or materials from third parties or provide links to certain third party web sites (“Third Party Materials”). You acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible for the content, legality, quality or any other aspect of such Third Party Materials. We expressly disclaim any responsibility for all aspects of the Third Party Materials and you further acknowledge and agree we will not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any content, goods or services in connection with any Third Party Materials.
Use of any third-party trademarks or third-party content on or in connection with the Services does not constitute affiliation with or endorsement of these third parties. Nothing in the Agreement grants you any license to third party trademarks or content, which shall remain the property of their respective owners.
Some of the links on the Site or otherwise made available through the Services may be “affiliate links.” This means if you click on the link, we will receive an affiliate commission. Regardless, we only recommend products or services we personally believe will add value to our readers. We are disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.”
10) In the event of a dispute (and we really hope there never is), Gossamer will dispute in New York.
No matter where you’re located, the laws of the State of New York will govern these Terms and the relationship between you and the Company as if you signed these Terms in New York, without regard to New York state’s conflicts of laws rules. If any provisions of these Terms are inconsistent with any applicable law, those provisions will be superseded and/or modified only to the extent such provisions are inconsistent. The parties agree to submit to the federal or state courts in New York County, New York for exclusive jurisdiction of any dispute arising out of or related to your use of the Services or your breach of these Terms.
11) Here is some more information you should know.
Waiver. If we do not enforce any part of these Terms, it does not mean we give up the right to later enforce that or any other part of these Terms. In order for any waiver of compliance with these Terms to be binding, we must provide you with written notice of such waiver through one of our authorized representatives.
Severability. If it turns out that any part of these Terms is invalid, void, or for any reason unenforceable, that term will be deemed severable and limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary. The limitation or elimination of the term will not affect any other terms.
Entire Agreement. These Terms constitute the entire agreement between you and Gossamer and supersede all prior or contemporaneous communications and agreements, whether electronic, oral, or written with respect to these Services. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.
12) When we have exciting news or information to share, we might reach out to you.
As a part of these Services, we may contact you or provide you with service-related and/ or promotional notices by means of postal mail, e-mail, general site notifications and more using the contact information you have provided to us. You may request to opt out of some of those communications by emailing us at email@example.com.
13) We want to hear from you!
All feedback, comments, requests for technical support and other communications relating to the Services should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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