Terms and Conditions
Now What! Mardi Gras? Inc., and Featuring, The Center for Culinary Arts, Inc. (We/The Business (s)), provide our website, information, and services subject to your compliance with the Terms and Conditions. The agreement governs the relationship between the business (s) and the user (site visitor). This includes visitors who do not sign up for future communications.
We assume no responsibility for any error, omission, interference, deletion, defect, delay in operation, communications with internet failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alteration of user or member communications. We are not responsible for any technical matters or damages related to the software and equipment used by the user. The use of this website and its contents are “as is” except as otherwise provided or prohibited by warranties, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement.
All terms of this agreement shall be executed in good faith. If any part of this agreement shall be determined to be invalid or unenforceable by a court of competent jurisdiction or by any other legally constituted body having jurisdiction to make such determination, the remainder of the agreement shall remail in full force and effect. This agreement contains the entire understanding of the parties hereto relating to the subject matter and supersedes all other communications weather oral, written or electronic between you the site visitor and the business (s).
Signing Up for Communications:
You must be 18 years of age or older to register to receive communications from the business and to utilize the website. Persons between the ages of 13 to 17 must gain a Parent's or Guardians' consent to utilize the website and/or register to receive communications from the website.
The information we collect will not be sold or used for any other purposes than to promote the business, inform the site visitor of events, news, volunteer opportunities, and to incorporate the user into a database to receive information regarding fundraising activities.
Site visitors that make monetary contributions based on our missions and goals do so with the understanding that there is no implied contract for future goods and/or services between the business and the site user/contributor. All contributions are tax deductible that are made to Featuring, The Center for Culinary Arts, Inc, which is the non-profit entity of the business.
No Unlawful or Prohibited Use of Content and/or Images, Photos, Graphic Designs:
All contents within the site including language, graphic art, logos, images, and business language content, forms, and/or software site executions to operate the site are the sole property of the business and is protected by copyright laws and any laws that protect intellectual property applicable to any location within the United States and internationally based on site access. By virtue of this acknowledgement, you agree to observe and abide by all copyright laws and proprietary content and will not make any changes thereto.
You agree to not modify, publish, transmit, reverse engineer, participate in the sale of, or make personal and/or business use of this site in any way. Use of this site does not entitle you to make any unauthorized use of any protected material and content nor do you or would have any ownership rights to the site and/or its contents.
This agreement is governed by and constructed in accordance with the laws of the State of New York, the United States of American, without regards to its principals of conflicts of law, and without application of the Uniform Computer Information Transaction Act, or the United Nations Convention of Controls for International Sale of Goods.
You agree that the business is deemed a passive website that does not give rise to jurisdiction over the business (s), partners, subsidiaries, affiliates, employees, agents, board of directors, officers, shareholders, either specific or in general, in any jurisdiction other than complying with local and applicable national laws.
You agree that all disputes or claims shall be resolved exclusively through final and binding arbitration, rather than in court, except that a user at its election may assert claims in small claims court in New York if the user’s claim qualifies for adjudication in that court. The Federal Arbitration Act governs the interpretation and enforcement of this agreement to arbitrate.
If applicable any arbitration will be conducted by the American Arbitration Association (AAA) under the rules applicable to the claim asserted. If for any reason a claim proceeds in court rather than or after arbitration, the dispute shall exclusively be brought and heard in a court of competent jurisdiction in New York State. Unless otherwise provided by law or the AAA rules, the prevailing party in any arbitration will be entitled to receive from the non-prevailing party all its reasonable attorney’s fees and costs.
You agree by using this site and services, to indemnify and hold harmless the business, affiliates, employees, board members, agents, and any other party associated with the business of any losses, costs, liabilities, and expenses (including attorney's fees), relating to or arising out of your use, misuse, or inability to use the site and/or services.