Terms of Service and Disclaimer
BridgeHands services are subject to the Terms of Service (TOS)
recitals below (2-13, etc.).
BridgeHands services are not guaranteed for all
environments and fitness for use.
BridgeHands is dedicated to providing excellent services to its
Customers. If you are not satisfied with your purchase and wish receive a
pro-rated refund, within 30 day you must contact
BridgeHands customer support at one of the following:
email us at support@BridgeHands.com
BridgeHands, 12 Lone Oak Court, Petaluma, CA 94952
To be eligible for a pro-rated refund, you must provide
BridgeHands with the following:
a. Customer name, login ID, email address and any other relevant information
for us to contact you
b. Description of your paid service offering (as
BridgeHands Premium, ULTRA or Teacher membership
c. Specifics on the reason for your pro-rated refund request.
d. Name and street address where you wish to receive your pro-rated
e. Printed name of authorized person receiving the pro-rated refund.
Upon receiving and reviewing your refund request, within 30 days
BridgeHands will issue and mail the pro-rated refund.
NOTE: Should you, the Customer, not adhere to the TOS (such as
sharing your personal login ID/password),
BridgeHands reserves the right to immediately terminate its
service without regard to refunds, contract term extensions or other forms
BridgeHands offers Bridge-related
communication, content information, links on an "as is" basis.
BridgeHands specifically does not offer or imply any representations
or warranties of any kind at its website, EMAIL, telephonic or other forms
of communication. This includes but is not limited to
BridgeHands content including, without limitation, warranties of
merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose.
BridgeHands employs reasonable measures to guard against viruses, "trojan
horses", spyware, keystroke loggers, rogue programs and the like.
None-the-less, BridgeHands cannot assume responsibility for
any damages associated with content, information, data, programs, or any
other sources nor that of its affiliates, representatives, customers or the
Further, BridgeHands does not represent or
warrant that its information or content provided by others is correct,
accurate, complete or current. Pricing, availability, packaging, terms and
conditions for products and services is subject to change without notice.
BridgeHands and its Parties assume no liability for damages arising out of or in
connection with this website, EMAIL, telephonic or other forms of
communications unless specifically stated to the contrary. All
Parties agree to hold each other harmless for their actions or actions of
their agents including but not limited to content, communications, implied
or expressed representations.
BridgeHands and its Parties agree to hold each other harmless for their actions or actions of
their agents including but not limited to content, communications, implied
or expressed representations. This is a comprehensive limitation of liability that applies
to all damages of any kind, including (without limitation) compensatory,
direct, indirect or consequential damages, loss of data, income or profit,
loss of or damage to property and claims of third parties.
EXCLUSION OF INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL AND CERTAIN OTHER
DAMAGES. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT
SHALL BRIDGEHANDS, ITS SUPPLIERS, OR AFFILIATES BE LIABLE FOR
ANY SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, INDIRECT, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES
WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS OR
CONFIDENTIAL OR OTHER INFORMATION, FOR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, FOR PERSONAL
INJURY, FOR LOSS OF PRIVACY, FOR FAILURE TO MEET ANY DUTY INCLUDING OF GOOD
FAITH OR OF REASONABLE CARE, NEGLIGENCE, AND ANY OTHER
PECUNIARY OR OTHER LOSS WHATSOEVER).
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY AND REMEDIES. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY DAMAGES THAT YOU
MIGHT INCUR FOR ANY REASON WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ALL
DAMAGES REFERENCED ABOVE AND ALL DIRECT OR GENERAL DAMAGES IN CONTRACT OR
ANYTHING ELSE), THE ENTIRE LIABILITY OF BRIDGEHANDS, ITS
SUPPLIERS, OR AFFILIATES UNDER THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF ITS SERVICES AND
PRODUCTS IS YOUR EXCLUSIVE REMEDY FOR ALL OF THE FOREGOING SHALL BE LIMITED
TO THE GREATER OF THE ACTUAL DAMAGES YOU INCUR IN REASONABLE RELIANCE ON
BRIDGEHANDS PRODUCTS AND SERVICES UP TO THE AMOUNT ACTUALLY PAID
BY YOU OR U.S.$5.00. THE FOREGOING LIMITATIONS, EXCLUSIONS AND DISCLAIMERS
SHALL APPLY TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, EVEN IF ANY
REMEDY FAILS ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE. BridgeHands OPERATES
WITHIN THE JURISDICTION OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA.
Customers maintaining their BridgeHands
Premiere Club website hosting services via personal FTP ID/passwords should
be aware of, and in agreement with BridgeHands
Shared Sub-domain Agreement. EMAIL
for a copy.
Web-based customers are responsible for timely backups all data,
content, programs, links and the like (Information), stored on their BridgeHands
BridgeHands is not liable for Information or acts
of other Parties.
BridgeHands requires Parties to adhere to the following
Content shall adhere to the laws
governed within the United States, including but not limited to liable,
slander, fraudulent acts, perjury, defamation of character, plagiarism/attribution; copyright,
trademark, and patent
infringement; indecency, endorsements, accreditation, discrimination,
negligence, misrepresentation, binding agreements and other fair business
practices in the State of California.
Ensure content adheres to moral and
ethical norms within the Bridge community and guidelines by the American
Contract Bridge League.
Ensure content maintains privacy of
BridgeHands customers including: Names, addresses, telephone
numbers, EMAIL addresses, Bridge "handles", Masterpoint or online ratings
(Lehman, DAR, etc). Other personal information shall not be submitted on the
BridgeHands website or to its customers via EMAIL, telephonic
or other communications unless all parties expressly agree to share
the specific information provided. Please see
Strive to offer fair and balanced
content that does not seek to injure the good name of others, their products
or their services.
and its Web Service Provider
absolutely prohibit the sale, display, web links,
discussion/content of any of the following:
A. Any item
that is harmful to minors, obscene, or otherwise objectionable.
B. Illegal or
restricted weapons and related accessories, including the following:
Firearms and firearm accessories
Ammunitions, Scopes, and Silencers
Any concealed weapon
Any explosive device
Martial arts weapons
C. Cigarettes, illegal
drugs, drug paraphernalia (including items to grow, manufacture, or
distribute the same), prescription drugs, and medical devices, including any
medical device that requires fitting by a certified practitioner or licensed
D. Any item
that violates any U.S. export law or regulation, including any items subject
to the terms of the U.S. embargoes against Afghanistan, Cuba, Iran, Iraq,
Libya, North Korea, and Sudan.
E. Any item
that infringes the rights of a third party, including items that violate
copyrights, trademarks, publicity, or privacy rights of third parties.
Examples include, but are not limited to: Unauthorized copies of software,
music, video games, movies, photos, or other media. Bootleg recordings of
concerts, movies, or other performances. Sale of back-up copies of software.
F. Any item
that is counterfeit or stolen, including items that are:
"knock-offs," in the same "style" as, or "fake" versions of a name brand
product. Counterfeit, or for the purpose of producing counterfeit, currency,
stamps, government identification.
Inauthentic sports collectibles, celebrity autographs, or otherwise
inauthentic versions of memorabilia or other items with inauthentic
H. Any item
for gaining unauthorized entry to a place or vehicle including lock-picking
devices, vehicle master keys, and other devices.
I. Any item
that promotes, glorifies, or is directly associated with groups or
individuals known principally for hateful or violent positions or acts, such
as Nazis or the Ku Klux Klan. Official government-issue stamps and coins are
not prohibited under this policy. Expressive media, such as books and films,
may be subject to more permissive standards as determined by
BridgeHands and its Web Service Provider's in its sole discretion.
J. Any animal
items that are subject to regulations or laws for the protection of live
animals, including endangered species and domesticated animals, as well as
any products made from or including any parts of an animal protected by law
K. Any item
that has been the subject of a product recall by the U.S. Consumer Product
Safety Commission, other government agency, or product manufacturer.
L. Any item
used for hacking, intercepting, jamming, descrambling, or otherwise
obtaining unauthorized access to wire, electronic, or other types of
body parts, and/or bodily fluids. For example: cadavers, organs, "clean"
urine for drug tests, sperm, eggs, blood, breast milk.
explosives, or any hazardous material or restricted chemical.
Government-issued identification documents, whether authentic or counterfeit
(e.g., fake IDs for age verification, fake government credentials,
passports, green cards, birth certificates), police badges or insignia, and
any other law enforcement items (e.g., FBI identification cards, badges,
uniforms, flashing lights/sirens, etc.) generally restricted for sale under
federal and state law.
P. Stocks and
items (lottery tickets, sweepstakes, pyramid schemes, grab bags, raffles,
slot machines, etc.).
contracts, services, and any item that is non-transferable.
Tickets may only be sold in accordance with applicable state and local law.
All Event Ticket descriptions must contain the location of the event (venue,
city and state), date of the event, and face value of the ticket(s).
BridgeHands and its Web Service Provider may restrict the sale
to the face value of the ticket(s) and require that merchants enter the face
value of the ticket(s) as the "Price" for the item. Please read more about
our Event Ticket Policy.
Non-packaged food items and other food or beverage items sold in a manner
inconsistent with federal, state, or legal regulations.
U. Any used
goods not appropriate for resale for safety, health, or other reasons,
including any clothing items that have not been appropriately cleaned (e.g.,
V. Any other
item that violates any applicable federal, state, or local law or regulation
or which BridgeHands or its Web Service Provider determines,
in its sole discretion, is inappropriate for sale through the services
BridgeHands or its Web Service Provider.
calls or EMAILs customers to obtain financial data such as credit cards,
checking or bank account, login identification, passwords, social security
numbers, drivers license information, or the like. Although scams are
rare in the Bridge community, always beware of devious individuals using
schemes as "phishing" in an attempt to secure identity or financial theft
under the purported name of BridgeHands. Scammers could
attempt to send EMAILs using look-alike BridgeHands EMAIL IDs
(but not actually using BridgeHands.com address) or fictitious web address
(not actually BridgeHands.com). Remember, BridgeHands
never contacts customers for financial information such as credit cards,
ID/passwords, or other sensitive private information - you call or EMAIL us
to fulfill your order.
If you become
suspicious or aware of attempted fraudulent acts, immediately notify
Also see BridgeHands
BridgeHands does not engage in, support, nor permit
unsolicited "spam" EMAIL, junk mail, or telephone solicitations to its
BridgeHands services are generally offered on
a prorated basis. In the event BridgeHands terminates a
specific service offering to a customer for whatever reason, the customer's
refund is limited to their prorated usage. BridgeHands
expressly does not assume responsibility for any subsequent damages claimed
by any Parties.
BridgeHands uses its best efforts to properly display the
correct and current pricing information and terms and conditions on all
BridgeHands inadvertently make a data entry error, fail to
show the latest price, or similar circumstance,
BridgeHands reserves the right to correct the pricing
BridgeHands customers have the right to cancel orders based on