terms & conditions

Your use of this website and/or purchase of any products through this website constitute your agreement to the following Terms and Conditions. By accessing The American Vernacular Website, you represent and warrant that you have read, understood and agree (1) to be bound by the following Terms and Conditions; (2) that you have the right, authority, and capacity to abide by this Agreement; and (3) that you agree to comply with all applicable laws and regulations concerning your access and use of the website.

When you use any current or future version of the Website, you also will be subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement. We may, from time to time, modify the terms of this Agreement. When we make changes, we will post those in a new Terms of Use Agreement. Your use of the Website following any such modification constitutes your agreement to the terms of the modified Agreement.

Access & Use of Website
You agree to comply with all applicable laws in connection with your use of the Website, and such further limitations as may be set forth in any written or on-screen notice from The American Vernacular. As a condition of your use of the Website, you warrant that you will not use the Website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by this Agreement. All information that you provide in connection with a purchase or transaction or other interaction with the Website will be accurate, complete, and current. You will pay all charges incurred by users of your credit card, debit card, or other payment method used in connection with a purchase or transaction or other interaction at the prices in effect when such charges are incurred. You will pay any applicable taxes, if any, relating to any such purchases, transactions or other interactions.

By using the Website, you agree not to violate or attempt to violate the security of the Website, including, by way of illustration but not limitation, actions such as: accessing data not intended for you or logging into a server or account that you are not authorized to access; attempting to probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of a system or to breach security or authentication measures; attempting to interfere with service to any user, host, or network; sending unsolicited email; and forging any TCP/IP packet header or header information in any email or posting.

Intellectual Property
All text, images, photographs, logos, illustrations, descriptions, data and any other materials provided on the Website are collectively referred to as "Content." The Content may contain omissions, errors, or may be out of date. The American Vernacular reserves the right to change, delete, update or otherwise alter the Content at anytime without providing further notice. Except for Content linked to or from an external source, all other Content that appears as part of this website (including text, graphics, images, illustrations, designs, icons, photographs, video clips, audio clips, interfaces, software, logos, titles, and names and collectively ("Intellectual Property") are the property of The American Vernacular.

The website as a whole and all Content and Intellectual Property are protected by copyright, trade dress, and trademark laws of the United States, as well as international treaties, conventions and the laws of other countries, as applicable. Except for that information which is in the public domain or for which you have been given express written permission to use by The American Vernacular, you may not use, reproduce, copy, modify, publish, transmit, distribute, perform, display, download, license, enter into a database, create derivate works from, reverse engineer, transfer, or sell any Intellectual Property, information, software or products obtained from or through this Website, in whole or in part. Any use of the Content, except as specifically provided in this Agreement, is strictly prohibited.

Linked Content
Third party content that is linked to or from the Website belongs to such third parties or users, as applicable. Such linked use does not constitute sponsorship, endorsement or approval by The American Vernacular of such linked content. Linked sites are operated, controlled or maintained by their respective owners and The American Vernacular is not responsible for the content, security, policy, practices or availability of such linked sites.

User Comments
Any comments, feedback, notes, suggestions, thoughts, ideas, or other commentary or communications ("Comments") posted or sent to the website shall be and will remain the exclusive property of The American Vernacular. Submission of any Comments to the Website shall be deemed an assignment to The American Vernacular of all intellectual property rights, titles and interest in and to such Comments. The American Vernacular shall have all rights to use, reproduce, publish, distribute and otherwise disclose such Comments for any purpose without restriction and without providing any compensation to you.

Limitations of Use
You are hereby granted a non-exclusive license to view the Content on the Website, but only while accessing the Website. You agree that you are only authorized to visit, view and retain a copy of pages of the Website for your own personal use, and that you shall not duplicate, download, publish, modify, or otherwise distribute the material on the Website for any commercial use, or for any purpose other than as described in this Agreement. You also agree not to deep-link to the Website for any purpose, unless authorized by The American Vernacular. You shall not use any automatic or manual conduct, device, process, software, program, algorithm, methodology or routine, including but not limited to a "robot," "spider" or other similar process or functionality to interfere or attempt to interfere with, or impose an unreasonable burden or load on, the operation of the website. You shall not use the Website for any illegal, obscene, abusive, offensive, harassing, improper or objectionable purpose, to sell or offer to sell any goods or services, to conduct or forward surveys, contests, or chain letters, or for any purpose that is prohibited by the terms and conditions of this Agreement.

Third Party Services
From time to time, The American Vernacular may use services provided by persons or entities other than us ("Third Party" or "Third Parties"). We do not control these services and make no representations regarding, and are not liable or responsible for the accuracy, completeness, timeliness, reliability or availability of, any of such services. Any link or hyperlink from our website to a Third Party website does not imply sponsorship, affiliation or endorsement of the content on that Third Party website or the operator or operations of that site. We are not responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as a result of any dealings with any third party website or merchant or operator of such a third party website.

Changes to this Agreement
The American Vernacular reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify, suspend, or terminate this Agreement and the Website and/or any portion thereof, and/or your account, password at any time for any reason with or without notice to you. Please review this Agreement periodically for changes. Your continued use of this Website constitutes your acceptance and agreement to be bound by these changes without limitation, qualification or change. If at any time you do not accept these changes, you must immediately discontinue access to the Website.

In the event of termination, you will still be bound by your obligations under this Agreement and any additional terms, including the warranties made by you, and by the disclaimers and limitations of liability. The American Vernacular shall not be liable to you or any third-party for any termination of your access.

Disclaimer & Limitations
We make no warranties or representations about the accuracy or completeness of this website’s content, the content of any site linked to this site, contributions, information or any other items or materials on this site or linked to by this website. We assume no liability or responsibility for any (A) errors, mistakes or inaccuracies of content and materials, (B) personal injury or property damage resulting from your access to and use of the website, (C) any unauthorized access to or use of secure servers and/or any and all personal information stored therein, (D) any interruption or cessation of transmission to or from the website, (E) any bugs, viruses, trojan horses, or the like, which may be transmitted to or through the website by any third party, and/or (F) any errors or omissions in any content and materials or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any content posted, transmitted, or otherwise made available via the website.

In no event shall The American Vernacular be liable to you or any third party for any indirect, consequential, incidental, special or punitive damages, including lost profit, damages arising from your use of the website, contributions, materials or any other content therein.

The American Vernacular makes no representation or warranty with respect to any product sold, except as expressly stated herein. The American Vernacular expressly disclaims all warranties, express or implied, of any kind with respect to products sold on the website, including but not limited to implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose.