Grassroots provides this Site for use only by persons located within the United States. Grassroots makes no representation that the Site or its content is appropriate or available for use in locations outside the United States.
By accessing or using the Site you agree to be bound by these Terms. If you disagree with any part of the terms then you do not have permission to access the Site.
1. Regulations in the Cannabis Industry
Cannabis remains a Schedule I drug. The cultivation, processing, sale, and possession of cannabis and products containing cannabis, the manufacture, sale, and possession of cannabis paraphernalia, and advertising the sale of cannabis, cannabis products and cannabis paraphernalia are illegal under the federal laws of the United States and certain state laws. You are responsible for complying with the applicable laws regarding cannabis in your jurisdiction. See Section 14 for additional information. All cannabis products are intended for personal use only in the jurisdiction in which they are sold. Products sold by Grassroots are not intended for resale or interstate transport.
2. You Should Seek Advice from Your Own Professional Advisers
The content of the Site, including text, graphics, images, information obtained from contributors and all other content, is offered on an informational basis only. No content is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. You should always seek the advice and guidance of a qualified health provider before:
- Making any adjustment to any medication or treatment protocol you are currently using.
- Stopping any medication or treatment protocol you are currently using.
- Starting any new medication or treatment protocol, whether or not it was discussed on the Site.
Information on the Site is “generally informational” and not specifically applicable to any individual’s medical problem(s), concerns and/or needs. The statements on the Site have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration and are not meant to provide medical advice, to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
Do not operate vehicles or dangerous equipment while under the influence of cannabis. If you are pregnant or may be pregnant, breastfeeding, suffering from a known health condition, or taking any prescription medications, you should consult your physician or other health care professional prior to using cannabis.
You acknowledge and agree that no partnership is formed and neither you nor Grassroots has the power or the authority to obligate or bind the other.
3. Grassroots Content
Content on this Site that is provided by Grassroots and its licensors, including, but not limited to, certain graphics, photographs, images, screen shots, text, digitally downloadable files, audio, videos, trademarks, logos, product and program names, slogans, and the compilation of the foregoing (“Grassroots Content”) is the property of Grassroots and its licensors, and is protected in the U.S. and internationally under state and federal trademark, copyright, and other intellectual property laws.
You agree not to download, display, or use any Grassroots Content located on the Site for any publications, in public performances, on websites other than this Site for any other commercial purpose, in connection with products or services that are not those of Grassroots, in any other manner that is likely to cause confusion among consumers, that disparages or discredits Grassroots and/or its licensors, that dilutes the strength of Grassroots’s or its licensor’s property, or that otherwise infringes Grassroots’s or its licensors’ intellectual property rights. You further agree to in no other way misuse any Grassroots Content that appears on this Site.
By entering and/or using this Site you acknowledge and agree that any name, logo, trademark, or service mark contained on this Site and all Grassroots Content is owned or licensed by Grassroots and may not be used by you without prior written approval. Nothing contained in this Site shall be construed as granting a license or other rights under any patent, trademark, copyright, or other intellectual property of Grassroots.
Not all products that appear on the Site are offered for sale in all states. Certain products may not be available in your jurisdiction. Products shown on this Site may appear differently in the dispensary/at the retail establishment.
4. User Conduct Guidelines
Any time you access or use the Site, you are required to comply with our User Conduct Guidelines, as set forth below. You are not authorized to access or use the Site:
- to systematically retrieve information or content to create or compile, directly or indirectly, in single or multiple downloads, a collection, compilation, database, directory or the like, whether by manual methods, through the use of bots, crawlers, or spiders, or otherwise; • if you are not able to form legally binding contracts (for example, if you are under 18);
- if you are a person barred from receiving services under the laws of the Unites States or other applicable jurisdiction; or
- for any other purposes that are not expressly permitted by the Terms.
Further, you may not
- access, copy, distribute, share, publish, use or store, or prepare derivative works from any Grassroots Content that belongs to Grassroots, another user or to a third party, including works covered by any copyrights, trademark, patent, or other intellectual property right, except with prior express permission of the person or entity party holding the rights to license such use;
- circumvent our systems, policies, including by attempting to access or use the you have been temporarily or permanently prohibited or blocked from using the Site;
- access, search, collect information from, or otherwise interact with the Site by “scraping,” “crawling” or “spidering” the Site, by the use of any software, device, script or robot, or by any other means (automated or otherwise) other than through the currently available, published interfaces that are provided by Grassroots, unless you have been specifically authorized to do so in a separate agreement with Grassroots;
- use, display, mirror or frame the Site, or any feature, functionality, tool or content of the Site, Grassroots’ name, any Grassroots trademark, logo or other proprietary information, without Grassroots’ express written consent;
- interfere with, disrupt, damage or compromise the Site or our systems or the access of any User, host or network in any way, including through the use of viruses, cancel bots, Trojan horses, harmful code, flood pings, denial-of-service attacks, backdoors, packet or IP spoofing, forged routing or electronic mail address information or similar methods or technology or by overloading, flooding, spamming, mail-bombing the Site or otherwise imposing an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on the Site;
- access, tamper with or use non-public areas of any of the Site, Grassroots’ computer systems, or the technical delivery systems of Grassroots’ providers;
- probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of any system or network of Grassroots or its providers, or breach or circumvent any security or authentication measures of such system or network;
- avoid, bypass, remove, deactivate, impair, descramble, or otherwise circumvent any technological measure implemented by Grassroots or any of Grassroots’ providers or any other third party to protect the Site;
- orge any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in any e-mail or posting, or in any way use the Site to send altered, deceptive or false source-identifying information;
- attempt to decipher, decompile, disassemble or reverse engineer any of the code or software used to provide the Site;
- export or re-export the Site, except in compliance with the export control laws and regulations of any relevant jurisdictions;
- otherwise abuse the Site or breach the Terms; or
- attempt to do any of the foregoing, or advocate, encourage or assist any third party in doing any of the foregoing.
We welcome and encourage you to provide feedback, comments, ideas and suggestions for improvements, enhancements and modifications to the Site (“Feedback”). You may submit Feedback by e-mailing us, at [email protected] You acknowledge and agree that all Feedback you give us (i) will be treated as non-confidential, and (ii) will be the sole and exclusive property of Grassroots. Without limiting the foregoing, you acknowledge that your Feedback may be disseminated or used by Grassroots or its affiliates for any purpose whatsoever, including developing, improving and marketing products. You hereby irrevocably transfer and assign to Grassroots all of your right, title, and interest in and to all Feedback, including all worldwide patent, copyright, trade secret, moral and other proprietary or intellectual property rights therein, and waive any moral rights you may have in such Feedback.
You agree to sign and deliver such documents, and otherwise provide such assistance, as may reasonably be required from time to time to perfect Grassroots’ rights in such improvements, enhancements and modifications.
6. Warranties by Users
You represent and warrant to Grassroots that (a) you have the power and authority to accept and agree to the Terms, (b) you own or control all of the rights necessary to grant the rights and licenses granted herein, and (c) you will not violate any federal, state or local laws, rules or regulations or infringe the rights of any third party, including, any intellectual property, privacy or publicity-related rights in connection with your access to or use of the Site.
BY ENTERING THIS SITE YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT THE INFORMATION IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS, AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THOSE OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT, ARE MADE WITH RESPECT TO THIS SITE OR ANY INFORMATION OR SOFTWARE THEREIN, OR ANY WARRANTIES AS TO THE RELIABILITY OR AVAILABILITY OF THE SITE OR THE CONTENT THEREON, THAT USE OF THE WEBSITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE, OR WARRANTIES AS TO THE COMPLETENESS, ACCURACY OR TIMELINESS OF ANY GRASSROOTS CONTENT.
8. Limitation of Liability
YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT, TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT NOT PROHIBITED BY LAW:
- YOUR USE OF THE SITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK;
- YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR, AND ASSUME ALL RISKS RELATED TO, THE PROPER AND SAFE HANDLING, STORAGE, USE AND CONSUMPTION OF ALL PRODUCTS SOLD THROUGH THE SITE. YOU ARE ALSO SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR KNOWING ABOUT ANY ALLERGIES YOU MAY HAVE AND VERIFYING PRODUCTS AND THEIR CONTENTS BEFORE HANDLING, PREPARING, USING OR CONSUMING SUCH PRODUCTS. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR READING AND UNDERSTANDING ALL WARNING LABELS THAT ACCOMPANY ANY PRODUCTS.
- UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCE (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), SHALL GRASSROOTS OR ANY OF THE PARTIES INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING, OR DELIVERING THIS SITE BE LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, INDIRECT, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, OR ANY OTHER LOSSES, COSTS, OR EXPENSES OF ANY KIND (INCLUDING LEGAL FEES, EXPERT FEES, OR OTHER DISBURSEMENTS) WHICH MAY ARISE, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, THROUGH THE ACCESS TO, INABILITY TO ACCESS, USE OF, OR BROWSING OF THIS SITE OR THROUGH YOUR DOWNLOADING OF ANY MATERIALS, DATA, TEXT, IMAGES, VIDEO OR AUDIO FROM THIS SITE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANYTHING CAUSED BY ANY VIRUSES, BUGS, HUMAN ACTION OR INACTION OR ANY COMPUTER SYSTEM, PHONE LINE, HARDWARE, SOFTWARE OR PROGRAM MALFUNCTIONS, OR ANY OTHER ERRORS, FAILURES OR DELAYS IN COMPUTER TRANSMISSIONS OR NETWORK CONNECTIONS EVEN IF GRASSROOTS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF SUCH INCIDENTS; AND
- GRASSROOTS IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER THAT RESULT FROM MISTAKES, OMISSIONS, INTERRUPTIONS, DELETION OF FILES, ERRORS, DEFECTS, DELAYS IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, OR ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE WHETHER OR NOT CAUSED BY EVENTS BEYOND GRASSROOTS’ REASONABLE CONTROL, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ACTS OF GOD, COMMUNICATIONS LINE FAILURE, THEFT, DESTRUCTION, OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO THIS SITE’S RECORDS, PROGRAMS, OR SERVICES.
SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES; AS A RESULT, THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN THE EVENT THAT THE FOREGOING LIMITATION OF LIABILITY IS DETERMINED BY A COURT OF COMPETENT JURISDICTION TO BE UNENFORCEABLE, GRASSROOTS’ AGGREGATE LIABILITY ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THESE TERMS SHALL BE LIMITED TO ONE HUNDRED U.S. DOLLARS (US$100). GRASSROOTS RESERVES THE RIGHT TO DISCONTINUE THIS SITE, FOR ANY REASON, AT ANY TIME, WITHOUT NOTICE.
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, YOU, ON BEHALF OF YOUR HEIRS, EXECUTORS, ADMINISTRATORS, LEGAL AND PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES, HEREBY RELEASE, WAIVE, ACQUIT AND FOREVER DISCHARGE GRASSROOTS FROM AND AGAINST, AND COVENANT NOT TO SUE GRASSROOTS FOR, ALL CLAIMS YOU HAVE OR MAY HAVE ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY RELATED TO THESE TERMS. IF YOU ARE A CALIFORNIA RESIDENT, YOU HEREBY WAIVE YOUR RIGHTS UNDER CALIFORNIA CIVIL CODE 1542, WHICH STATES “A GENERAL RELEASE DOES NOT EXTEND TO CLAIMS WHICH THE CREDITOR DOES NOT KNOW OR SUSPECT TO EXIST IN HIS OR HER FAVOR AT THE TIME OF EXECUTING THE RELEASE, WHICH IF KNOWN BY HIM OR HER MUST HAVE MATERIALLY AFFECTED HIS OR HER SETTLEMENT WITH THE DEBTOR.”
THE LIMITATIONS SET FORTH IN THIS SECTION 8 WILL NOT LIMIT OR EXCLUDE LIABILITY FOR PERSONAL INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE DIRECTLY AND PROXIMATELY CAUSED BY PRODUCTS YOU PURCHASE FROM US, OR FOR OUR FRAUD, GROSS NEGLIGENCE, OR INTENTIONAL, WILLFUL, MALICIOUS OR RECKLESS MISCONDUCT.
YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT THE WARRANTY DISCLAIMERS AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY SET FORTH ABOVE ARE ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS OF THE BASIS OF THE BARGAIN BETWEEN GRASSROOTS AND YOU, AND WILL SURVIVE AND APPLY EVEN IF YOUR REMEDIES ARE FOUND OR ALLEGED TO HAVE FAILED OF THEIR ESSENTIAL PURPOSE.
To the maximum extent not prohibited by applicable law, you agree to release, defend, indemnify, and hold Grassroots its parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, licensors and service providers, and its and their officers, directors, shareholders, agents, employees and representatives, harmless (collectively “indemnify” or any variation thereof) from and against any claims, liabilities, damages, losses, costs and expenses, including, any bodily injury, illness, death or damage to any real or personal property, or any other injuries, losses, or damages (whether compensatory, direct, incidental, consequential or otherwise) of any kind, and including reasonable legal fees and litigation expenses and costs, arising out of or relating to or in any way connected with (i) your access to or use of the Site, including any and all Grassroots Content and any features, functionality, tools, and promotions available on and through the Site, (ii) your breach of the Terms, including any violation of national, federal, state or local or other applicable laws, rules or regulations or any infringement or misappropriation of the rights of any third party, and (iii) your gross negligence or willful misconduct.
You agree that, at Grassroots’ option, you will conduct the defense of any such claim or action; provided that, notwithstanding our election that you to conduct the defense, (i) Grassroots may nevertheless participate in such defense or settlement negotiations and pay its own costs associated therewith, and (ii) you will not enter into any settlement or other compromise without the prior written approval of Grassroots (which approval shall not be unreasonably withheld), unless such settlement or other compromise includes a full and unconditional release of the relevant parties from all liabilities and other obligations in respect of such claim or action.
No person or entity shall be entitled to any form of equitable or implied indemnification at any time, except as provided by the Terms.
10. Users Third Party Websites
Though users are required by the Terms to provide accurate information, we do not guarantee the completeness or accuracy of any information provided by any user, including the user’s purported identity, credentials or background. We recommend that you exercise due diligence when deciding to communicate or interact with another user, and we will not be responsible or liable for any damage or harm resulting from your interactions with other users.
Although this Site may be linked to other sites, Grassroots is not, directly or indirectly, implying any approval, association, sponsorship, endorsement, or affiliation with the linked site, unless specifically stated therein. By entering this Site you acknowledge and agree that Grassroots has not reviewed all the sites linked to this Site and is not responsible for the content of any off-site pages or any other site linked to this Site. Your linking to any other off-site pages or other sites is at your own risk.
11. Governing Law and Dispute Resolution
PLEASE READ THIS SECTION CAREFULLY. IT AFFECTS YOUR RIGHTS AND WILL HAVE A SUBSTANTIAL IMPACT ON HOW CLAIMS YOU AND GRASSROOTS HAVE AGAINST EACH OTHER ARE RESOLVED.
YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT, EXCEPT AS OTHERWISE EXPRESSLY PROVIDED IN THIS SECTION 11, YOU ARE WAIVING THE RIGHT TO GO TO COURT AND HAVE A CLAIM HEARD BY A JUDGE OR JURY.
You may bring a qualifying Claim (as defined below) to a small claims court. Grassroots also may seek injunctive or other equitable relief for breach of these Terms in any court of competent jurisdiction wherever located. You consent to the jurisdiction of and venue in the state and federal courts in Chicago Illinois, and waive any objection as to inconvenient forum. The Terms shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the State of Illinois without regard to conflict of law principles.
Notwithstanding any contrary provision of these Terms, all disputes, claims, controversies and matters relating to or in connection with these Terms (or the breach thereof) or any transactions hereunder (“Claims”) shall be settled by binding arbitration administered by the American Arbitration Association under its Commercial Arbitration Rules (“AAA Rules”), and judgment on the award rendered by the arbitrator(s) may be entered in any court having jurisdiction thereof. The arbitration shall take place in Chicago, Illinois before a single neutral arbitrator appointed in accordance with the AAA Rules and shall be conducted in the English language. All arbitrations shall be conducted and resolved on an individual basis and not a class-wide, multiple plaintiff or similar basis. No arbitration shall be consolidated with any other arbitration proceeding involving any other person or entity.
Grassroots will reimburse fees imposed by the AAA up to $10,000 unless the arbitrator determines that your Claim was frivolous. Moreover, Grassroots will not seek attorneys’ fees and costs in arbitration unless the arbitrator determines your Claim was frivolous.
EACH PARTY AGREES THAT ALL CLAIMS MUST BE BROUGHT ON AN INDIVIDUAL BASIS AND HEREBY WAIVES THE RIGHT TO PARTICIPATE AS A PLAINTIFF OR CLASS MEMBER IN ANY CLASS ACTION OR REPRESENTATIVE PROCEEDING, TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT NOT PROHIBITED BY APPLICABLE LAW. FURTHER, UNLESS BOTH YOU AND GRASSROOTS OTHERWISE AGREE IN WRITING, THE COURT MAY NOT CONSOLIDATE OR JOIN MORE THAN ONE PERSON’S CLAIMS, AND MAY NOT OTHERWISE PRESIDE OVER ANY FORM OF CONSOLIDATED, REPRESENTATIVE, OR CLASS PROCEEDING.
Both of us agree that if Grassroots makes any amendment to this Dispute Resolution section in the future, that amendment will not apply to any claim that was filed in a legal proceeding against Grassroots prior to the effective date of the amendment. However, the amendment will apply to all other disputes or claims governed by this section that have arisen or may arise between you and Grassroots. We will notify you of amendments to this section by posting the amended Terms on the website. If you do not agree to the amended terms, you must cease using the Site immediately. By rejecting any change, you are agreeing that you will arbitrate any Dispute between you and Grassroots in accordance with the provisions of this “Dispute Resolution” section as of the date you first accepted the Terms (or accepted any subsequent changes to the Terms).
12. Miscellaneous Provisions
If any provision of these Terms shall be deemed to be unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these Terms and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.
These Terms constitute the entire agreement between you and Grassroots regarding the use of the Site, and supersedes and replaces any prior agreements you and Grassroots might have had regarding the Site. By using the Site you represent that you are capable of entering into a binding agreement.
13. Contact Us
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Grassroots at [email protected]
14. Jurisdictional Notices
14.1 California Residents
Pursuant to California Civil Code §1789.3, California residents are also entitled to the following specific consumer rights notice:
Complaints regarding the Site or requests to receive further information regarding use of the Site may be sent to [email protected]
The Complaint Assistance Unit of the Division of Consumer Services of the California Department of Consumer Affairs may be contacted in writing at 1625 North Market Boulevard, Suite N112, Sacramento, CA 95834 or by telephone at (916) 445-1245 or (800) 952-5210. Hearing impaired persons may call TDD (800)-326-2297 or TDD (916)-928-1227, see www.dca.ca.gov for additional information.
CANNABIS IS A SCHEDULE I CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE AND FOR MEDICAL USE ONLY. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN AND ANIMALS. CANNABIS MAY ONLY BE POSSESSED OR CONSUMED BY PERSONS 21 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER UNLESS THE PERSON IS A QUALIFIED PATIENT. CANNABIS USE WHILE PREGNANT OR BREASTFEEDING MAY BE HARMFUL. CONSUMPTION OF CANNABIS IMPAIRS YOUR ABILITY TO DRIVE AND OPERATE MACHINERY. PLEASE USE EXTREME CAUTION. THE INTOXICATING EFFECTS OF SOME CANNABIS PRODUCTS, INCLUDING PARTICULARLY EDIBLES AND DRINKS, MAY BE DELAYED UP TO TWO HOURS.
WARNING: Cannabis products contain a chemical known to the State of California to cause cancer.
14.2 Connecticut Residents
Products containing cannabis may be habit forming. If you have a concern that an error may have occurred in the dispensing of your marijuana, you may contact the Department of Consumer Protection, Drug Control Division, by calling the Department of Consumer Protection.
14.4 Illinois Residents
Products containing medical cannabis are intended for consumption by registered qualifying patients only. Any edible products containing cannabis are medical cannabis infused products and not food. Edible cannabis products were produced in a kitchen not subject to public health inspections that may also process common food allergens.
14.5 Maryland Residents
Products containing cannabis may be lawfully consumed only by the qualifying patient named on attached label. It is illegal for any person to possess or consume the contents of the package other than the qualifying patient, or to and transfer the package or contents to any person other than a transfer between a caregiver to a qualifying patient. KEEP THE PACKAGE AND CONTENTS AWAY FROM CHILDREN OTHER THAN A QUALIFYING PATIENT.
14.6 Massachusetts Residents
Please consume any products that contain cannabis responsibly. These products may cause impairment and may be habit forming. There may be health risks associated with consumption of products containing cannabis.
14.7 Nevada Residents
Products that contain cannabis may have intoxicating effects and may be habit forming. These products contain or are infused with marijuana or active compounds of marijuana. Smoking is hazardous to your health. There may be health risks associated with consumption of cannabis products. Such products should not be used by women who are pregnant or breast feeding, and are intended for use only by the person named on the label of the dispensed product. These products are intended for use only by adults 21 years of age and older and may be unlawful outside of the State of Nevada. Keep out of the reach of children. Marijuana can impair concentration, coordination and judgment. Do not operate a vehicle or machinery under the influence of this drug. When eaten or swallowed, the intoxicating effects of cannabis may be delayed by two (2) or more hours.
Products containing cannabis are for medical use only by the person named on the label of the dispensed product and not for resale or transfer to another person. These products may be unlawful outside the State of Ohio. Products containing cannabis may impair concentration, coordination and judgment and may be habit-forming. Do not operate a vehicle or machinery under the influence of this drug. Smoking medical marijuana is not permitted in the State of Ohio. There may be health risks associated with consumption of these products. Women who are pregnant or breastfeeding should not use or consume products containing cannabis. When eaten or swallowed, the effects and impairment caused by cannabis may be delayed. Keep out of reach of children. If you have a concern that an error may have occurred in the dispensing of your medical marijuana, you may contact the State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy, using the contact information found at medicalmarijuana.ohio.gov.
Products that contain cannabis are for medicinal use only. Such products must be kept in the original containers in which it was dispensed. These products might impair the ability to drive or operate heavy machinery. Women should not consume during pregnancy or while breastfeeding except on the advice of the practitioner who issued the certification and, in the case of breastfeeding, the infant’s pediatrician. Keep out of reach of children. Any unauthorized use is unlawful and will subject the purchaser to criminal penalties.
15. Changes to These Terms
Grassroots reserves the right to revise and update these Terms at any time and for any reason, with or without notice or obligation. Your use of this Site after we post any changes constitutes your agreement to those changes and your agreement to be bound by any such revisions. In addition to posting the updated Terms, we reserve the right in our sole discretion to notify you of such revisions via email, if provided. You agree to periodically review these Terms to ensure you are familiar with the most recent version. You agree that you do not have any rights in this Site and that Grassroots will have no liability to you if this Site is discontinued or your ability to access the Site is restricted.
We ask that you not send us any sensitive personal information about yourself or others (e.g., Social Security numbers, information related to racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religion or philosophical beliefs, health, sex life or sexual orientation, criminal background, or trade union membership, or biometric or genetic data for the purpose of uniquely identifying an individual) on or through the Site.
USE BY MINORS
This Site is intended for persons 21 years of age and older. We do not knowingly collect information from individuals under 21 years of age, children, or minors.
COLLECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
Personal information you provide directly to us
We may collect personal information from Users when they visit our Site and submit their information via our Contact Form or sign up for our newsletter. Users may be asked for their name, email address, mailing address and/or phone number, or other similar information. We will collect this personal information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply this personal information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in Site-related activities or receiving responses to their inquiries or other information of interest such as our newsletter.
Personal information we collect automatically
We may automatically collect some personal information about Users whenever they interact with our Site. Personal information may include Users’ browser name, demographic data about Users, geolocation data of Users, the amount of pages Users visited on the Site, whether Users have previously accessed the Site, the type of computer and technical information about Users’ means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized, and other similar information.
In addition, we may use third party services such as Google Analytics that collect, monitor and analyze this type of information in order to increase our Site’s functionality. These third-party service providers have their own privacy policies addressing how they use such information.
Web browser cookies
How we use collected information
Grassroots may collect and use Users’ information for the following purposes:
To respond to User requests and improve User service: Information you provide helps us respond to your questions and requests more efficiently.
To send Users information they agreed to receive: We may send you information about topics we think may be of interest to you such as our newsletters.
To send periodic emails or text messages: We may use your provided email address or telephone number to send you information and updates. We may also use this information to respond to your inquiries, questions and/or other requests.
To personalize User experience: We may use information in the aggregate to understand how our Users as a group use the Site.
To improve our Site: We may use information we have collected to improve the Site or our other services.
How we protect your information
We will retain information we collect via the Site for as long as we believe it is useful, for the purposes outlined above. If you cease using the Site for any reason, we may continue to use this information for the purposes outlined in this Policy as amended from time to time. We are under no obligation to retain information we have collected via this Site under this Policy.
We seek to use commercially-reasonable data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information under our control.
However, no data transmission over the Internet or data storage system is 100% secure. We cannot guarantee that your use of our Site will be completely safe. We encourage you to use caution when using the Internet.
Sharing your personal information
We do not sell, trade, or rent Users’ personal information to others.
We may employ third-party companies and individuals to facilitate our Site and to provide Site-related services and/or to assist us in analyzing how our Site is used. These third parties have access to your personal information only to perform specific tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use your information for any other purpose.
Users’ personal information may be disclosed to a third party if we are required to do so because of an applicable law, court order or governmental regulation, or if such disclosure is otherwise necessary in support of any criminal or other legal investigation or proceeding. Users’ personal information may be disclosed to a third party if the disclosure is reasonably related to the sale or other disposition of all or part of our business or assets.
We may share generic, aggregated demographic information not linked to personal information with third-party partners, affiliates, or service providers for the purposes outlined above.
We may use third-party services such as Google Analytics to analyze non-personal information as described above, and those service providers may use this information subject to their own privacy policies.
Third party websites
Our Site may contain links to sites of third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for these sites. These sites may have their own privacy policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our Site, is subject to that website’s own terms and policies.
Your acceptance of these terms
By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this Policy. If you do not agree to this Policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this Policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.
ACCESSING, CHANGING, OR DELETING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
If you would like to review, correct, update, restrict, or delete your personal information, please contact us at [email protected]
INFORMATION FOR CALIFORNIA CONSUMERS: YOUR CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS
Under the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”), California consumers have the right to access their personal information, request additional details about our information practices, and request deletion of their personal information. You may make these requests by emailing [email protected] If we cannot verify your request, we may require additional information from you to help us verify your request and protect your privacy and security. You may also designate, in writing, an authorized agent to make requests on your behalf to exercise these rights. Before accepting such a request from an agent, we will require the agent to provide proof you have authorized it to act on your behalf, and we may need you to verify your identity directly with us. You may make a verifiable request related to your personal information twice per 12-month period.
We will not discriminate against you if you choose to exercise your rights under the CCPA.