Terms of Service

Users of this website are expected to read the terms of service expressed on this page, and the content of any links, prior to interacting with this website.

The following are the terms of service and use of the Kaweah Confluence website and its products & services.

1. Definitions

1.1. “Agreement” means the most current version of this terms of use agreement, including the privacy policy, between us and you.

1.2. “Identity” means our business identity, including but not limited to, our business name, website name, logos and avatars, trade names, service marks, trademarks, and trade dress.

1.3 “Content” means the text of any article, editorial, page, event, comment, or any other text, and any image, video, audio, or document, originally created for the Website, or submitted by the creator, or a delegated agent, to the Website for publication.

1.4. “Membership” means anyone holding an account in compliance with this Agreement.

1.5. “Profile” means the membership information, including but not limited to your legal name, address, telephone, fax, email.

1.6. “Product” means each and every product we offer.

1.7. “Profile Page” means the page of the same name on the Website where your membership information is shown.

1.8. “Services” means each and every service we offer.

1.9. “Website” means kaweahconfluence.com and all other Uniform Resource Identifier we use to provide our Products and Services.

1.10. “System” means all of our software and hardware, whether owned or leased or otherwise contracted.

1.11. “We,” “us,” and “our” means Kaweah Confluence., a sole proprietorship doing business in Three Rivers, California

1.12. “You,” “your,” and “yourself” means any person, organization or business entity that seeks to use our Services, as well as their agents, assigns, and successors.

2. General Provisions

2.1. Please direct any questions not answered by reading this Agreement to us at admin@kaweahconfluence.com.

2.2. You may not access the Website or utilize our Services if you are under eighteen (18) years of age or otherwise not competent to enter into a binding contract.

2.3. Before you may use any of our Services, you must:

2.3.1. read and agree to comply with this Agreement and

2.3.2. understand and accept that this Agreement:

2.3.2.1. takes effect the moment you access the Website;

2.3.2.2. may only be amended or modified by us, unless we agree otherwise in writing with you;

2.3.2.3. may be amended or modified by us at any time and all such changes shall take full effect as soon as they are posted on the Website and your continued use of our Services shall be irrefutable proof of your consent to the terms and conditions of the most current version of this Agreement;

2.3.2.4. is the entire and only agreement between you and us;

2.3.2.5. contain all terms and conditions of your relationship with us and your use of our Services; and

2.3.2.6. shall only terminate under the conditions provided for herein.

2.4. This Agreement shall in no way create an agency, employee-employer, franchise or franchisee, joint enterprise, joint venture, or partnership relationship between you and us.

2.5. Our failure to require your performance of any provision of this Agreement shall not affect our right to require subsequent performance at any time of the same provision.

2.6. Should we determine, in our sole discretion, that you have violated any provisions of this Agreement or applicable laws, we may, with subsequent notice to you:

2.6.1. immediately lower, suspend or cancel your account and membership with us;

2.6.2. use your personal information to collect all pending and applicable fees and other amounts due;

2.6.3. charge you for all administrative costs in connection with any violation by you of any provision of this Agreement; and

2.6.4. bring legal action to enjoin violations and/or to collect all damages caused by your violations of this Agreement.

2.7. We cooperate with law enforcement and all other appropriate authorities and organizations insofar as we may be compelled to do so in preservation of our own security.

2.7.1. We comply with said entities only upon service of a legitimate, duly issued warrant.

2.8. Unless otherwise provided herein, you agree that:

2.8.1. all notices from us to you shall be sent to the most recent email address on file with us and will be deemed immediately delivered even if you have allowed your email address on file to no longer be valid and

2.8.2. all notices from you to us shall be:

2.8.2.1. sent to admin@kaweahconfluence.com and deemed immediately delivered.

3. Privacy

3.1. You agree to read our Privacy Policy, made available at https://kaweahconfluence.com/privacy-policy.

3.2. You agree that we may use your personal identifying information to enforce this Agreement, and when compelled by order of a court or other government entity of competent jurisdiction.

3.3. You alone are responsible for maintaining the security of your account access information—i.e., username, password and email address.

3.4. You alone are responsible for confirming the accuracy of your personal information that we use to contact you. Any email messages we receive that appear to be from the email address we have on file for you shall be deemed to have been sent by you or your duly authorized agent with full authority to act on your behalf.

4. Payments

4.1. You are responsible for making timely payment of all amounts you owe us when they come due.

4.2. Should we charge fees, we may change our fees at any time, and the new fees shall take immediate effect lest a contract to the contrary exists between you and us.

4.3. Your obligation to make due payments shall survive termination of this Agreement.

5. Refunds/No Chargebacks

5.1. No payments, whether purchases or donations, shall be refunded and sales are final.

5.2. You shall not chargeback any payments to us, unless you have been the victim of identity theft and provide us with a valid police report. Your failure to comply with this section may result in immediate termination of your use of our Services.

5.3. Except for confirmed manufacturer defects, you are responsible for all freight and shipping charges as well as a restocking fee of 15%, of the sale price, for unaccepted or refused delivery shipments.

6. Memberships

6.1. We may offer you the opportunity to enjoy a pay membership at various levels with each level priced differently and granting you the opportunity to make use of a greater number of our Services.

6.2. Members with a pay membership pay for their particular pay membership level and fees at all levels shall be recurring with a $100 administrative fee applied to every chargeback you make on charges for payment to us.

6.3. We may lower, suspend or terminate your Membership if we determine, in our sole discretion, that you have violated the terms of this Agreement.

6.4. You may terminate your Membership by simply writing us at admin@kaweahconfluence.com, and your cancellation shall take effect twenty-four (24) hours later.

6.5. The Kaweah Confluence website (kaweahconfluence.com) does not require a membership and/or service fee.

7. Website Content

7.1. You may not copy or otherwise attempt to benefit or assist others to benefit, directly or indirectly, from use of our Identity or properties of third parties other than through normal use of the Website.

7.2. The Content of this website is published without copyright claims and is submitted upon publish date to the public domain; no license is implied or required for reproducing publications.

7.3. The rights and intentions of content embedded or hot-linked on the Website shall be respected.

7.4. Proper attribution, including the Kaweah Confluence name or author name, shall accompany reproduction of Content published by the Website.

7.5. By submission of content into the public domain you thereby grant us the right to use, host, store, reproduce, modify, create derivative works, communicate, publish, publicly perform, publicly display, distribute and otherwise use all content that you post on the Website or otherwise through the use of our Services or System.

8. No Third-Party Beneficiaries

8.1. There shall be no third-party beneficiaries to this Agreement. All assignments are void unless consented to by us in writing.

9. Limitations of Liability

9.1. You agree that we will not be liable for any harm or loss that may occur in connection with:

9.1.1. any act or omission by you or your agent, whether authorized or unauthorized;

9.1.2. your use or inability to use our Services;

9.1.3. public or private information, whether accurate or inaccurate or fraudulent, provided by you or a third party;

9.1.4. access delays or access interruptions to our Services;

9.1.5. the failure to deliver or erroneous delivery of information;

9.1.6. any breach of contract you have with a third party, such as an employer;

9.1.7. any breach of a 3rd party’s property rights as a result of information posted by you;

9.1.8. your failure to pay us any applicable due payment;

9.1.9. the actions, orders and judgments of administrative, judicial and other governmental bodies.

9.2. We shall not be liable to you or anyone else for delays in or failures to perform our obligations under this Agreement that directly or indirectly result from events or causes beyond our reasonable control including, but not limited to: hardware or software failures, other equipment failures, electrical power failures, labor disputers, strikes, riots, hurricanes, fires, floods, storms, explosions, acts of God, war, governmental actions, orders of domestic or foreign courts or administrative bodies, or the non-performance of third parties.

9.3. We shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, consequential, incidental, special or exemplary damages of any kind, including but not limited to lost: profits, goodwill, use, data or other intangibles whether in contract, tort or negligence even if you we are aware of the possibility or probability of such damages.

9.4. If a competent court deems us liable to you, our maximum possible liability to you for any reason shall not exceed $100.

10. Indemnity

10.1. YOU AGREE TO DEFEND, INDEMNIFY AND HOLD US AND OUR MEMBERS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AFFILIATES AND AGENTS HARMLESS FROM AND AGAINST ANY AND ALL LIABILITIES, LOSSES, DAMAGES OR COSTS, INCLUDING ALL ATTORNEY FEES, COLLECTION FEES AND COURT COSTS, RELATED TO ANY DEMAND OR LITIGATION IN ANY WAY RELATED TO:

10.1.1. YOUR USE OF OUR SERVICES;

10.1.2. YOUR BREACH OF THIS AGREEMENT;

10.1.3. INACCURATE OR FRAUDULENT INFORMATION PROVIDED BY YOU OR A THIRD PARTY;

10.1.4. THE CANCELLATION OR LIMITATION OF YOUR ABILITY TO USE OUR SYSTEM AND SERVICES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO OUR WEBSITE; OR

10.1.5. INFRINGEMENT OF ANY THIRD-PARTY RIGHTS ARISING FROM YOU’RE YOUR USE OF OUR SYSTEM OR SERVICES.

11. Representations & Warranties

11.1. You represent and warrant that:

11.1.1. all Profile information you provide to us is accurate and none of the Profile information or documents your provide to us contain fraudulent or otherwise inaccurate information.

11.1.2. you will immediately update your Profile information after it becomes inaccurate;

11.1.3. you will not directly or indirectly infringe the rights of third parties or our Identity;

11.1.4. you have not entered into this Agreement and will not enter into any additional agreements with us in bad faith; and

11.1.5. you are at least legally competent to enter into a binding contract with us.

11.2. We make no representations or warranties of any kind in connection with this Agreement

11.3. With regard to the Website and our Services:

11.3.1. We expressly disclaim all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose.

11.3.2. We do not warrant that our Services will meet your requirements, be uninterrupted or error free.

11.3.3. We do not make any warranties or representations regarding use, correctness, accuracy, or reliability.

11.4. You agree that:

11.4.1. you use the Website and our Products and Services at your own risk;

11.4.2. you use the Website and our Products and Services on an “as-is” and “as available” basis and at your own risk and discretion;

11.4.3. you alone are responsible for any damage to your hardware and software or loss of data in any way related to your use of the Website or our Services;

11.4.4. neither we nor our members, officers, employees or agents shall have any liability to you; and

11.4.5. no advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by you from us shall create any warranty not expressly stated in this Agreement.

12. Breach, Revocation & Cancellation

12.1. In the event that you breach any provision of this Agreement, you agree that we may immediately terminate your use of our Services and System.

12.2. In the event such a breach occurs by you, we may post on the Website that you have violated our terms and conditions of service.

12.3. In the event we determine that you have or continue to violate this Agreement:

12.3.1. We reserve the right to prosecute civil and/or criminal actions against you for any abusive behavior you engage in regarding your use of our Services and System; and

12.3.2. You will also be subject to legal ($200 per hour), administrative ($75 per hour), and technical ($150 per hour) fees in a reasonable amount for damages incurred by us for any violations of this Agreement.

13. Severability

13.1. In the event that one or more provisions of this Agreement is deemed unenforceable or invalid, the unaffected provisions of this Agreement shall continue in effect, and the unenforceable or invalid provisions shall be amended or replaced by us with a provision that is valid and enforceable and which achieves, to the greatest extent possible, the objectives and intent of the original provisions.

14. Governing Law

14.1. This Agreement shall be governed by the federal laws of the United States and the laws of the State of California, without regard to any conflict of laws provisions.

15. Exclusive Venue

15.1. Any actions relating to or arising out of this Agreement or any use of our Website or Services that include us as a party shall be brought exclusively in the federal and state courts for Tulare County, California, and you consent to the exercise of personal jurisdiction over you by these courts in all such actions.

15.2. You agree that you shall submit, without prejudice to other potentially applicable jurisdictions, to the jurisdiction of the courts of your domicile and Tulare County, California.

16. Dispute-Related Fees & Costs

16.1. If we reasonably decide to retain an attorney or a collection agency to enforce this Agreement, the prevailing party will be entitled to an award of all reasonable fees and costs, regardless of whether a judgment is rendered or suit is ever filed.

17. Publishing Rules

17.1. You will stay on topic and post under the proper category.

17.2. You will post articles to the ONE category that best applies. Additional categories may be applied as deemed appropriate by the editorial staff.

17.3. You will not spam. (Spam is flooding the Internet with many copies of the same message, in an attempt to force the message on people who would not otherwise choose to receive it.)

17.4. You will not include links to websites and videos not associated with the topic.

17.5. You will not post the same comment or article multiple times or multiple categories.

17.6. You will not solicit anyone to buy or sell products or services, or to make donations of any kind. You will not include links to products in your status updates, comments, or articles.

17.7. You will not post anything libelous, defamatory, harmful, threatening, harassing, abusive, invasive of another person’s privacy, hateful, racially or ethnically objectionable, or otherwise illegal.

17.8. You will not make threats to other users or people not associated with the site.

17.9. If you violate these rules, your posts and/or user name will be deleted.

17.10. Remember: you are a guest here. It is not censorship if you violate the rules and your post is deleted. All civilizations have rules and if you violate them you can expect to be ostracized from the tribe.

19. Comment Rules

19.1. By using kaweahconfluence.com, you agree to the following when making a comment: You will stay on topic.

19.2. You will not spam. (Spam is flooding the Internet with unnecessary or out of topic comments)

19.3. You will not include links to websites and videos not associated with the topic.

19.4. You will not post the same comment multiple times on the same of different articles

19.5. You will not solicit anyone to buy or sell products or services, or to make donations of any kind. You will not include links to products in your status updates, comments, or articles.

19.6. You will not post anything libelous, defamatory, harmful, threatening, harassing, abusive, invasive of another person’s privacy, hateful, racially or ethnically objectionable, or otherwise illegal.

19.7. You will not make threats to other users or people not associated with the site.

19.8. If you violate these rules, your comment(s) and/or user name will be deleted.