Terms and Conditions
Last Updated: August 8, 2023
These Terms and Conditions (“Terms”) are entered into by and between you and Rainbow Tree Company (“we,” “us,” or “Rainbow”). “You” and similar terms means you as an individual, as well as any business or entity on whose behalf you are using the Services, and you represent and warrant that you are authorized to enter into this agreement on behalf of yourself and such business or entity.
Please read these Terms carefully. By either: (i) accessing or using the Services, or (ii) clicking on an “I Agree,” “Submit,” or similar checkbox when prompted, you accept and agree to be bound and abide by these Terms. If you do not want to agree to these Terms, you must not access or use the Services.
The Services are offered and available to users who are 18 years of age or older. By using the Services, you represent and warrant that you are 18 years of age or older and otherwise meet all of the eligibility requirements contained herein. If you do not meet all of these requirements, you must not access or use the Services.
Rainbow reserves the right to make changes to these Terms at any time. All changes are effective immediately when we post them and apply to all access to and use of the Services thereafter. If you are dissatisfied with the Services or these Terms, you must discontinue using the Services.
Accessing the Services
Subject to your compliance with these Terms, we hereby grant you a non-exclusive, non-transferable right to access and use the Services, solely and strictly in accordance with these Terms and applicable laws. You understand and agree that the Services are provided under license to you, not being sold to you, and you do not gain any ownership interest of any kind in the Services under these Terms.
We will not be liable if for any reason all or any part of the Services is unavailable at any time or for any period. From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of the Services, or the entire Services, to users. Rainbow does not make any representations or guarantees regarding uptime or availability of the Services.
You are responsible for: (i) making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to the Services; and (ii) ensuring that all persons who access the Services through your internet connection are aware of these Terms and comply with them.
We may block, limit, or terminate your access to the Services for any reason, including if: (i) you violate these Terms; (ii) you violate any applicable law or regulation relating to your use of the Services; (iii) you engage in any conduct which we, in our sole discretion, believe is offensive, harmful, defamatory or otherwise harmful to us or others; or (iv) you breach any other agreement with us.
Bill Pay and Similar Transactions
The Services are controlled and operated by Rainbow from its offices within the United States. The Services are not intended to subject Rainbow to any non-U.S. jurisdiction or law. Rainbow makes no representation that the information or materials on or linked through the Services are appropriate or available for use in other locations. Those who choose to access the Services from other locations do so on their own initiative and at their own risk and are responsible for compliance with all applicable laws, rules, and regulations in their respective location in doing so.
You shall not use the Services for any purposes beyond the scope of the access granted by these Terms. You shall not at any time, directly or indirectly, and shall not permit any users to: (i) reproduce, modify, adapt, translate, create derivative works of or otherwise exploit any portion of the Services; (ii) rent, lease, lend, sell, license, sublicense, assign, distribute, publish, transfer, or otherwise make available the Services to any third party; (iii) reverse engineer, disassemble, decompile, decode, adapt, or otherwise attempt to derive or gain access to any software component of the Services or Rainbow systems, in whole or in part; (iv) remove any proprietary notices from the Services; or (v) use the Services in any manner or for any purpose that infringes, misappropriates, or otherwise violates any intellectual property right or other right of any person, or that violates any applicable law.
In connection with the Services, you must not: (i) transmit or otherwise make available through or in connection with the Services, any virus, work, Trojan horse, time bomb, or other computer code, file or program that is potentially harmful or malicious or could lead to the harm or deletion of any computer systems or data; (ii) use any device, software or routine that interferes with the Services; (iii) use the Services in an unlawful or fraudulent manner; (iv) impersonate any other person or misrepresent you identity in any manner, including through the use of another user’s credentials; (v) attempt to gain unauthorized access to, interfere with, damage or disrupt any parts of the Services, the server on which the Services is stored, or any server, computer or database connected to the Services; (vi) use any automatic device, process or means (including any bot) to access the Services for any purpose, including monitoring, scraping, exporting, or copying content or any data on or from the Services; and (vii) otherwise attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Services.
We reserve the right to terminate access to the Services at any time, for any reason. We may take appropriate legal action, including without limitation, referral to law enforcement, for any illegal or unauthorized use of the Services.
Intellectual Property Ownership
You acknowledge that, as between you and Rainbow, Rainbow owns all right, title, and interest, including all intellectual property rights, in and to the Services and, with respect to third-party products, the applicable third-party owns all right, title, and interest, including all intellectual property rights, in and to the third-party products, trademarks, images, and related designs.
Rainbow names and logos, including RAINBOW, RAINBOW TREECARE, RAINBOW PESTEXPERTS, RAINBOW LAWNCARE, RAINBOW HOLIDAY DESIGN (and each of the foregoing in connection with a Design), and all related product and service names, design marks and slogans are the trademarks or service marks of Rainbow or Rainbow’s licensors. All rights are reserved. You are not authorized to use any Rainbow name or mark in any advertisement, publicity or in any other commercial manner without prior written consent of Rainbow. All other trademarks, trade dress, images, photographs, and other works appearing in connection with the Services are the property of their respective owners.
The entire contents and design of the Services are protected by U.S. and international copyright law. All rights regarding the Services and materials contained on the Services are either owned by Rainbow, are licensed to it, or are used with permission. Rainbow and its licensors, vendors or other service providers retain and reserve all proprietary and property rights to the contents of the Services.
We may from time to time in our sole discretion develop and provide Services updates, which may include upgrades, bug fixes, patches, and other error corrections and/or new features (collectively, including related documentation, “Updates”). Updates may also modify or delete in their entirety certain features and functionality. You agree that we have no obligation to provide any Updates or to continue to provide or enable any particular features or functionality.
You are responsible for any Customer Content you submit or contribute, and you, not Rainbow, have full responsibility for such content, including its legality, reliability, accuracy, and appropriateness. Rainbow is not responsible or liable to any third party for the content or accuracy of any Customer Content posted by you or any other user of the Services.
The following content standards apply to any and all Customer Content and use of the Services. Customer Content must in its entirety comply with all applicable federal, state, local, and international laws, and regulations. Without limiting the foregoing, Customer Content must not:
- Contain any material that is defamatory, obscene, indecent, abusive, offensive, harassing, violent, hateful, inflammatory, or otherwise objectionable.
- Promote sexually explicit or pornographic material, violence, or discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, or age.
- Infringe any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, or other intellectual property or other rights of any other person.
- Be likely to deceive any person.
- Promote any illegal activity, or advocate, promote, or assist any unlawful act.
- Cause annoyance, inconvenience, or needless anxiety or be likely to upset, embarrass, alarm, or annoy any other person.
- Impersonate any person or misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person or organization.
- Give the impression that they emanate from or are endorsed by Rainbow or any other person or entity if this is not the case.
- Contain any information about a person under 18 years of age.
- Criticize Rainbow, the Services, or the service of any of Rainbow’s operational partners.
Rainbow may, in its sole discretion, deny any application to forward or further display Customer Content. Rainbow may also change these standards at any time without notice.
THE SERVICES AND ALL ITEMS SOLD THROUGH THE SERVICES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND RAINBOW HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED, STATUTORY, OR OTHERWISE, OTHER THAN THOSE EXPRESSLY PROVIDED FOR HEREIN. RAINBOW SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT, AND ALL WARRANTIES ARISING FROM COURSE OF DEALING, USAGE, OR TRADE PRACTICE. RAINBOW MAKES NO WARRANTY OF ANY KIND THAT THE SERVICES, OR RESULTS OF THE USE THEREOF, WILL MEET YOURS OR ANY OTHER PERSON’S REQUIREMENTS, OPERATE WITHOUT INTERRUPTION, ACHIEVE ANY INTENDED RESULT, BE COMPATIBLE OR WORK WITH ANY SOFTWARE, SYSTEM OR OTHER SERVICES, OR BE SECURE, ACCURATE, COMPLETE, FREE OF HARMFUL CODE, OR ERROR FREE.
Transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. We cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted via the Services, our website or mobile application. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. You acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained in the Services or the Website.
Limitations of Liability
IN NO EVENT WILL RAINBOW BE LIABLE UNDER OR IN CONNECTION WITH THESE TERMS UNDER ANY LEGAL OR EQUITABLE THEORY, INCLUDING BREACH OF CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), STRICT LIABILITY, AND OTHERWISE, FOR ANY: (i) CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, EXEMPLARY, SPECIAL, ENHANCED, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES; (ii) INCREASED COSTS, DIMINUTION IN VALUE OR LOST BUSINESS, PRODUCTION, REVENUES, OR PROFITS; (iii) LOSS OF GOODWILL OR REPUTATION; (iv) USE, INABILITY TO USE, LOSS, INTERRUPTION, DELAY OR RECOVERY OF ANY DATA, OR BREACH OF DATA OR SYSTEM SECURITY; OR (v) COST OF REPLACEMENT GOODS OR SERVICES, IN EACH CASE REGARDLESS OF WHETHER RAINBOW WAS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH LOSSES OR DAMAGES OR SUCH LOSSES OR DAMAGES WERE OTHERWISE FORESEEABLE. IN NO EVENT WILL RAINBOW’S AGGREGATE LIABILITY ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THESE TERMS UNDER ANY LEGAL OR EQUITABLE THEORY, INCLUDING BREACH OF CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), STRICT LIABILITY, AND OTHERWISE EXCEED THE TOTAL AMOUNTS PAID TO RAINBOW UNDER THESE TERMS IN THE 6-MONTH PERIOD PRECEDING THE EVENT GIVING RISE TO THE CLAIM OR $100, WHICHEVER IS GREATER.
You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold Rainbow, its parent and affiliate entities, and all of its and their owners, officers, directors, employees, contractors and service providers, harmless from and against any and all claims, damages, costs and expenses, including attorneys’ fees, arising from or related to your use of the Services, your violation of applicable laws, rules or regulations, or your breach of these Terms.
Governing Law and Waiver of Class Actions
These Terms are governed by and construed in accordance with the internal laws of the State of Minnesota without giving effect to any choice or conflict of law provision or rule. Any legal suit, action or proceeding arising out of or related to these Terms or the Services shall be instituted exclusively in the federal courts of the United States or the courts of the State of Minnesota in each case located in Hennepin County. You waive any and all objections to the exercise of jurisdiction over you by such courts and to venue in such courts.
YOU AGREE THAT RAINBOW AND YOU ARE EACH WAIVING THE RIGHT TO TRIAL BY JURY. YOU FURTHER AGREE THAT ANY DISPUTE RESOLUTION WILL TAKE PLACE ON AN INDIVIDUAL BASIS; CLASS ACTIONS ARE NOT PERMITTED AND YOU AGREE TO GIVE UP THE ABILITY TO PARTICIPATE IN A CLASS ACTION OR ANY SIMILAR COLLECTIVE LEGAL ACTION. YOU WILL PURSUE ANY CLAIM OR DISPUTE REGARDING RAINBOW IN YOUR INDIVIDUAL CAPACITY AND NOT AS PART OF A CLASS ACTION OR COLLECTIVE ACTION.
ANY CLAIM BY YOU MUST BE RAISED WITHIN TWELVE (12) MONTHS FROM THE DATE ON WHICH THE CLAIM AROSE OR IT IS WAIVED AND VOID.
Under no circumstances will we be held liable for any delay or failure in performance due in whole or in part to any acts of nature or other causes beyond our reasonable control.
If any provision of these Terms is found to be unlawful or unenforceable, then that provision will be deemed severable from these Terms and will not affect the enforceability of any other provisions.
The failure by us to enforce any right or provision of these Terms will not prevent us from enforcing such right or provision in the future.
We may assign our rights and obligations under these Terms, including in connection with a merger, acquisition, sale of assets or equity, or by operation of law. You may not assign rights and obligations under these Terms, including in connection with a merger, acquisition, sale of assets or equity, or by operation of law, without our prior written consent.
If you have questions or comments about these Terms, please contact us at:
Rainbow Companies Corporate Headquarters
11571 K-Tel Dr.
Minnetonka, MN 55343
Email: [email protected]