Terms of Use

1. Chefsville Content (on any Chefsville website)1.1 The contents of the Chefsville (a Texas non-profit) Internet service are intended for the personal, noncommercial use of its Users. All materials published on Chefsville.org (including, but not limited to, feature articles, photographs, images, illustrations, audio clips and video clips, also known as the “Content”) are protected by copyright and owned or controlled by Chefsville.org, Chefsville, or the party credited as the provider of the content, software or other materials. User shall abide by all additional copyright notices, information or restrictions contained in any Content accessed through the Web site.1.2 Chefsville (a Texas non-profit), Chefsville.org are protected by copyright as a collective work and/or compilation, pursuant to U.S. copyright laws, international conventions and other copyright laws. User may not modify, publish, transmit, participate in the transfer or sale of, reproduce, create derivative works from, distribute, perform, display or in any way exploit any of the Content, software, materials or service, in whole or in part.

1.3 User may not download or copy the Content and other downloadable items displayed on this Web site for personal use. User shall not store any significant portion of any Content owned by or licensed to Chefsville (a Texas non-profit), Chefsville.org in any form.

2. Forums and Discussions

2.1 User shall not upload to, or distribute or otherwise publish through the Web site any Content that is libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, abusive or otherwise violates any law.

2.2 The Forums shall be used only in a noncommercial manner. User shall not, without the express approval of Chefsville.org, distribute or otherwise publish any material containing any solicitation of funds, advertising or solicitation for goods or services.

2.3 While Chefsville.org does not and cannot review every message posted by Users in the Forums and is not responsible for any content of these messages, Chefsville.org reserves the right to delete, move or edit messages that it, in its sole discretion, deems abusive, defamatory, obscene, in violation of copyright or trademark laws, or otherwise unacceptable. Users shall remain solely responsible for the content of their messages.

2.4 User acknowledges that any submissions (e.g., letter to the editors, articles) may be edited, removed, modified, published, transmitted and displayed by Chefsville.org. In addition User warrants that all moral rights in any uploaded materials have been waived.

3. Access and Availability of Service and Links

3.1 Chefsville .org contains links to other related World Wide Web Internet sites, resources and sponsors of Chefsville.org. Since Chefsville.org are not responsible for the availability of these outside resources or their contents, User should direct any concerns regarding any external link to its site administrator or Webmaster.

4. Representatives and Warranties

4.1 Neither Chefsville.org nor Chefsville represents or endorses the accuracy or reliability of any advice, opinion, statement or other information displayed, uploaded or distributed through the service by any User, information provider or any other person or entity. User acknowledges that any reliance upon any such opinion, advice, statement, memorandum or information shall be at User’s sole risk. Chefsville.org reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to correct any errors or omissions in any portion of the Web site.

The Web sites and all downloadable software are distributed on an “as is” basis without warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including, without limitation, warranties of title or implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement. User hereby acknowledges that use of the Web site is at User’s sole risk.

5. Disclaimer
The material in this Web site could include technical inaccuracies or other errors. The User’s use and browsing of the Web site is at the User’s risk. Neither Chefsville, Chefsville.org/.com/.net/.mobi./us nor any other party involved in creating, producing or delivering the Web site shall be liable for any direct, incidental, consequential, indirect or punitive damages arising out of the User’s access to, or use of, the Web site. Chefsville, Chefsville.org does not warrant that the functional aspects of the Web site will be uninterrupted or error-free, or that this Web site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or other harmful components. Please note that some jurisdictions may not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so some of the above exclusions may not apply to particular Users. Chefsville, Chefsville.org reserves the right to make changes to this Web site at any time without notice.

Visitor Agreement
Welcome to Chefsville.org, one of the family of educational and entertainment-oriented sites brought to you by Chefsville. Please read this Visitor Agreement; by using this site, you accept its terms. This Visitor Agreement applies to all of the Web sites owned and operated by Chefsville. The entire family of Chefsville Web sites is referred to collectively in this Visitor Agreement as the “Chefsville Sites.” In addition to Chefsville.com and Chefsville.org, the Chefsville Sites include, without limitation, the following sites: 1stClassKids.org and ChefsvilleKids.org/com/net /mobi and Chefsville.org/com/net/mobi. This particular site may not have all of the features discussed in the Visitor Agreement. Additional terms and conditions may apply to some services offered on the Chefsville Sites. Such terms and conditions may be found at the place where the service is offered.

The Web is an evolving medium; we may change the terms of this Visitor Agreement from time to time. By continuing to use any of the Chefsville Sites after we post any such changes, you accept the Visitor Agreement, as modified. We may change, restrict access to, suspend or discontinue the Chefsville Sites, or any portion of the Chefsville Sites, at any time. Chefsville respects the privacy of our users. Please take a few minutes to review our Privacy Policy. If you disagree with any material you find on the Chefsville Sites, we suggest that you respond by noting your disagreement in an appropriate site forum. We invite you to bring to our attention any material you believe to be factually inaccurate. Please forward a copy of the material to us, along with an explanation of your disagreement. If you are an owner of intellectual property who believes your intellectual property has been improperly posted or distributed via the 1st Class Sites, please notify us by sending email to our Media Editor or by sending a notice by U.S. Mail to: Chefsville, PO Box 1771, Plano, TX 75094-1771.

The material that appears on the Chefsville Sites is for informational purposes only. Despite our efforts to provide useful and accurate information, errors may appear from time to time. Before you act on information you’ve found on the Chefsville Sites, you should confirm any facts that are important to your decision. Chefsville, Chefsville .com/org/net/mobi and 1st Class Kids.org and its information providers make no warranty as to the reliability, accuracy, timeliness, usefulness or completeness of the information on the Chefsville Sites. Chefsville Kids.com/org/net/mobi/US, and 1st Class Kids.com/org/net/mobi/US are not responsible for, and cannot guarantee the performance of, goods and services provided by our advertisers or others to whose sites we link. A link to another Web site does not constitute an endorsement of that site (nor of any product, service or other material offered on that site) by Chefsville, Chefsville.org/com/net/mobi/US, 1st Class Kids.com/.org/.net/.mobi/.us and 1st Class Kids.org or its licensors.

USE OF HEALTH INFORMATION FROM Chefsville.org/.com/.mobi/.net/.us and 1st Class Kids.org/.com/.mobi/.net/.us
The information that appears on Chefsville Sites are presented in summary form only and are intended to provide general consumer understanding of health care topics. The information should not be used in place of a visit, call or consultation with a physician or other health care provider. Chefsville.org does not recommend the self-management of health or medical problems, nor does Chefsville.org promote or recommend any particular form of medical or alternative treatment. People using information accessed through Chefsville.org should also research original sources of authority. Information obtained by using Chefsville.org is not exhaustive and does not cover all diseases, ailments, physical conditions or their treatment. Should you have any health care related questions, please call or visit your physician or other health care provider. You should never disregard medical advice — or delay in seeking it — because of something you have read on Chefsville.org . You should always seek prompt medical care for any specific health issue and consult a physician before starting a fitness regiment.

CHAT ROOMS AND FORUMS
Chefsville wants to encourage an open exchange of information and ideas. But we cannot and do not review every posting made in chat rooms, forums and other public-posting areas. You can expect these areas to include information and opinions from a variety of individuals and organizations other than Chefsville. We do not endorse or guarantee the accuracy of any posting, regardless of whether the posting comes from a user, from a celebrity or “expert” guest, or from a member of our staff. There is no substitute for healthy skepticism and your own good judgment. Responsibility for what is posted in the chat rooms, forums and other public-posting areas on the Chefsville Sites lies with each user — you alone are responsible for material you post. By using the Chefsville Sites, you agree not to post or transmit any defamatory, abusive, obscene, threatening or illegal material, or any other material that infringes on the ability of others to enjoy the 1st Class Sites or that infringes on the rights of others. You may not post or transmit any message anonymously or under a false name. You may not permit any person (other than an agent acting on your behalf and subject to your supervision) to access, using your account, any features of the Chefsville Sites that may require registration. Users may not post a single message to more than five areas of any Chefsville Site, or post any message to any area of the Chefsville Sites if that message is, in our view, off-topic. We retain the right to deny access to anyone who we believe has violated these terms or any other term of this agreement. Although Chefsville.org/.net/.mobi/.com/.us and 1st Class Kids.org/.com/.net/.us/.mobi cannot monitor all the postings in the chat rooms, forums and other public areas, we reserve the right (but assume no obligation) to delete, move or edit any postings that come to our attention that we consider unacceptable or inappropriate, whether for legal or other reasons. We will not, in the ordinary course of business, review private electronic messages that are not addressed to Chefsville.org or members of its staff. However, we will comply with any applicable legal requirements regarding disclosure of such messages to others, including law enforcement agencies.

Chefsville.org expects that you will not use the service to violate anyone’s copyright, trademark or other intellectual property rights. By submitting material to the Chefsville Sites, you are representing that you are the owner of the material, or are making your submission with the express consent of the owner. Submitting material that is the property of another, without the consent of its owner, is not only a violation of this agreement, but may also subject you to legal liability for infringement of copyright, trademark or other intellectual property rights. NO SOLICITING No soliciting. You agree not to use the Chefsville Sites to advertise or to solicit anyone to buy or sell products or services, or to make donations of any kind, without our express written approval. NO SPAMMING No spamming. From time to time, users post their email addresses in our chat rooms, forums and other public-posting areas. You agree not to gather these email addresses for purposes of spamming, that is, sending unsolicited email. USE OF MATERIALS All material you submit to any of our chat rooms, forums and other public-posting areas becomes the property of Chefsville, Chefsville.org/.com/.net/.us/.mobi and may be reproduced, modified and distributed as we see fit in any medium and for any purpose. You warrant that all moral rights in any material that you submit to us have been waived. The Internet allows people throughout the world to share valuable information, ideas and creative works. To ensure continued open access to such materials, we all need to protect the rights of those who share their creations with us. Although we make the Chefsville Sites freely accessible, we don’t intend to give up our rights, or anyone elses’ rights, to the materials appearing on the Chefsville Sites. The materials available through the Chefsville Sites are the property of Chefsville (a Texas non-profit) and Chefsville.org or its licensors, and are protected by copyright, trademark and other intellectual property laws. You are free to display and print for your personal, noncommercial use information you receive through the Chefsville Sites. But you may not otherwise reproduce any of the materials without the prior written consent of the owner. You may not distribute copies of materials found on the Chefsville Sites in any form (including by email or other electronic means), without prior written permission from the owner. Of course, you’re free to encourage others to access the information themselves on the Chefsville Sites, and to tell them how to find it.

Requests for permission to reproduce or distribute materials found on the 1st Class Sites should be sent to: President, Chefsville, PO Box 1771, Plano, TX 75094-1771, or info [@]   Chefsville <dot> org.

LINKING
We welcome links to the Chefsville Sites. You are usually free to establish a hypertext link to any of the Chefsville Sites so long as the link does not state or imply any sponsorship of your site by any of the Chefsville Sites or Chefsville. However, you should check the copyright notice on the page to which you wish to link to make sure that one of our content providers does not have its own policies regarding direct links to their content on our sites.

FRAMING
No Framing. Without the prior written permission of Chefsville, you may not frame any of the content of the Chefsville Sites, or incorporate into another Web site or other service any intellectual property of Chefsville, 1st Class Kids.com/.org/.net/.mobi/.US, the Chefsville Sites, or any of their licensors. Requests for permission to frame our content may be sent to the President, either by email or at the address above.

TRADEMARKS
We don’t want anyone to be confused as to which materials and services are provided by Chefsville and which are not. You may not use any trademark or service mark appearing on the Chefsville Sites without the prior written consent of the owner of the mark. Chefsville, Chefsville.com/.org/.us/.mobi/.net, or any Chefsville Sites, the Chefsville logos, and all of the logos associated with any of the foregoing products and services, are trademarks and/or service marks of Chefsville.

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES AND LIABILITY
Lots of hard work is put into the efforts to make Chefsville Sites interesting and enjoyable places, but we cannot guarantee that our users will always find everything to their liking.

Please read this Disclaimer carefully before using any of the Chefsville Sites.

YOU AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE CHEFSVILLE SITES IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. BECAUSE OF THE NUMBER OF POSSIBLE SOURCES OF INFORMATION AVAILABLE THROUGH THE 1ST CLASS SITES, AND THE INHERENT HAZARDS AND UNCERTAINTIES OF ELECTRONIC DISTRIBUTION, THERE MAY BE DELAYS, OMISSIONS, INACCURACIES OR OTHER PROBLEMS WITH SUCH INFORMATION. IF YOU RELY ON ANY CHEFSVILLE SITE OR ANY MATERIAL AVAILABLE THROUGH THE CHEFSVILLE SITES, YOU DO SO AT YOUR OWN RISK. YOU UNDERSTAND THAT YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM ANY MATERIAL AND/OR DATA DOWNLOADED FROM OR OTHERWISE PROVIDED THROUGH THE CHEFSVILLE SITES. THE CHEFSVILLE SITES ARE PROVIDED TO YOU AS IS, WITH ALL FAULTS, AND AS AVAILABLE. THE CHEFSVILLE SITES, CHEFSVILLE (a Texas non-profit) AND THEIR AFFILIATES, AGENTS AND LICENSORS CANNOT AND DO NOT WARRANT THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, CURRENTNESS, NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OF THE INFORMATION AVAILABLE THROUGH THE 1ST CLASS SITES, NOR DO THEY GUARANTEE THAT THE 1ST CLASS SITES WILL BE ERROR-FREE, OR CONTINUOUSLY AVAILABLE, OR THAT THE CHEFSVILLE SITES WILL BE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL THE CHEFSVILLE SITES, CHEFSVILLE (a Texas non-profit), OR THEIR AFFILIATES, AGENTS OR LICENSORS BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANYONE ELSE FOR ANY DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF USE OF THE CHEFSVILLE SITES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT OR SIMILAR DAMAGES, EVEN IF WE ARE ADVISED BEFOREHAND OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. (BECAUSE SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN CATEGORIES OF DAMAGES, THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN SUCH STATES, THE LIABILITY OF THE CHEFSVILLE SITES, CHEFSVILLE (a Texas non-profit), AND THEIR AFFILIATES, AGENTS AND LICENSORS IS LIMITED TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY SUCH STATE LAW.) YOU AGREE THAT THE LIABILITY OF THE CHEFSVILLE SITES, CHEFSVILLE (a Texas non-profit), AND THEIR AFFILIATES, AGENTS AND LICENSORS, IF ANY, ARISING OUT OF ANY KIND OF LEGAL CLAIM IN ANY WAY CONNECTED TO THE GLOBAL KIDS SITES SHALL NOT EXCEED THE AMOUNT YOU PAID TO CHEFSVILLE FOR THE USE OF THE CHEFSVILLE SITES.

MISCELLANEOUS
The Chefsville staff does its best to ensure that information we post to the Chefsville Sites is both timely and accurate. But the news changes over time and reports that were accurate when posted quickly become, well, old news. Though we may post follow-up reports, and may continue to provide access to the original report, as in an archive of news stories, for example, we don’t go back and change the original report to reflect new developments. If you’re looking for the most recent information on a given subject, and not the history of how the story unfolded, be sure you’re not looking at an out-of-date report. To obtain access to certain services on the Chefsville Sites, you may be given an opportunity to register with the Chefsville Sites. As part of any such registration process, you will select a user name and a password. You agree that the information you supply during that registration process will be accurate and complete and that you will not register under the name of, or attempt to enter any Chefsville Site under the name of, another person. Chefsville (a Texas non-profit) reserves the right to reject or terminate any user name that, in its judgment, it deems offensive. You will be responsible for preserving the confidentiality of your password and will notify Chefsville (a Texas non-profit) of any known or suspected unauthorized use of your account. You must be at least 13 years old to register on Chefsville and Chefsville Sites. Please inform Chefsville.org and Chefsville if there is a change in the information you provided at the time of your initial registration, including any change of address or name, by returning to the registration screen and resubmitting an updated profile form. You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Chefsville (a Texas non-profit), its affiliates, and their officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors and suppliers, from and against any and all losses, expenses, damages and costs (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) resulting from any violation of this Visitor Agreement or any activity related to your account (including negligent or wrongful conduct) by you or any other person accessing any Chefsville Site using your account. This Visitor Agreement has been made in and shall be construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Texas. By using this Chefsville Site, you consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts located in Texas, in all disputes arising out of or relating to this agreement or use of this Web site or any of the Chefsville Sites. In the event that any portion of this Visitor Agreement is found to be invalid or unenforceable for any reason, such invalidity or unenforceability shall not affect the enforceability or validity of any other portion of this Visitor Agreement, which shall remain in full force and effect and be construed as if the invalid or unenforceable portion were not part of the Visitor Agreement. By using the Chefsville Sites, you agree to abide by the terms of this Visitor Agreement. We hope you enjoy using the Chefsville Sites, and we welcome suggestions for improvements. Thanks for making Chefsville.org and Chefsville Sites part of your online adventures in learning!