Michael Foods, Inc. ("Michael Foods") operates the web site located at www.michaelfoods.com (the "Site") to provide online information about Michael Foods and its products (the "Service").
By using the Site, you express your understanding and agreement that you are bound by these general terms and conditions. By using areas of the Site on which other terms and conditions are posted, you express your understanding and agreement that you are bound by those terms and conditions as well. If you are unwilling to be bound by these general terms and conditions, do not use the Site. If you are unwilling to be bound by terms and conditions applicable to particular areas of the Site, do not use those areas.
1. Intellectual Property. The Service, the Site, and all information and/or content that you see, hear or otherwise experience on the Site (the "Content") are protected by U.S. and international copyright, trademark and other laws, and belong to Michael Foods or its partners, affiliates, contributors or licensors.
2. User Submission of Ideas and Other Material. Michael Foods, Inc. and its family of companies appreciate hearing from customers. However, this website is not a solicitation for original or creative ideas, and such material should not be submitted to us. You are cautioned that any original or creative material that you send to us, including ideas for new products, new product names, recipes, new promotions, new technologies or processes, new marketing plans or new advertising campaigns, will be considered the exclusive property of Michael Foods, Inc. That means:
The purpose of this policy is to avoid potential misunderstandings and disputes. Michael Foods, Inc. actively works to develop its own original and creative ideas for products, products uses, food technologies and product promotion. We therefore assume no obligation or liability for unsolicited ideas and other material that are similar or identical to any products, product uses, food technologies or product promotions of the Michael Foods, Inc. family of companies.
3. Third Party Links. Hypertext links to third-party web sites or information do not constitute or imply an endorsement, sponsorship, or recommendation by Michael Foods of the third party, the third-party web site, or the information contained therein. You acknowledge and agree that Michael Foods is not responsible for the availability of any such web site, and that Michael Foods does not endorse or warrant, and is not responsible or liable for, any such web site, its content, or the acts or omissions of operators of any such web site.
4. Food Information. The Site may from time to time provide information about food preparation methods and nutrition information. This information is not intended to be comprehensive and should not be substituted for information available from the Department of Agriculture, your local Department of Health, or other government sources.
5. International Use. Michael Foods makes no representation that the Content is applicable or appropriate for use in locations outside the United States. You agree to comply with all applicable laws and local rules regarding the transmission of technical data, acceptable contents and online conduct.
6. Disclaimers of Warranty. YOU AGREE TO ASSUME TOTAL RESPONSIBILITY AND RISK FOR YOUR USE OF THE SITE, THE SERVICE AND THE CONTENT. MICHAEL FOODS MAKES NO EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, REPRESENTATIONS OR ENDORSEMENTS WHATSOEVER WITH RESPECT TO THE SITE, THE SERVICE OR THE CONTENT. MICHAEL FOODS EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NONINFRINGEMENT WITH REGARD TO THE SITE, THE SERVICE, AND THE CONTENT.
MICHAEL FOODS DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS PERFORMED BY THE SITE OR THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE OR ERROR-FREE, OR THAT DEFECTS IN THE SITE OR THE SERVICE WILL BE CORRECTED. MICHAEL FOODS DOES NOT WARRANT THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THE CONTENT, OR THAT ANY ERRORS IN THE CONTENT WILL BE CORRECTED. THE SITE, THE SERVICE AND THE CONTENT ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS.
BECAUSE SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN SUCH STATES, MICHAEL FOODS'S LIABILITY IS LIMITED AND WARRANTIES ARE EXCLUDED TO THE GREATEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, BUT SHALL, IN NO EVENT, EXCEED $100.00.
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