Terms of Use

In these Terms of Use ("Terms"), "You" and "Your" shall refer to any User of the GreenProDirectory.com Web site ("Site").  "We," "Us," "Our" and "NLG" shall mean New Leaf Group, L.L.C. 

Your use of this Site is subject to these Terms.  By using the Site, You agree to be bound by, and use the Site in compliance with, these Terms of Use.  If You do not agree to these Terms of Use, do not use the Site.  NLG reserves the right, in Our sole discretion, to reject, refuse to post, or remove any material that You post or submit for posting, and to restrict, suspend, or terminate Your access to the Site at any time, for any or no reason, with or without prior notice, and without liability.

You acknowledge and agree that the Site, including, without limitation, its Content (defined below) and Third Party Content (defined below) are provided to You on an "AS IS" basis without any warranty whatsoever, and Your sole and exclusive remedy, and NLG's sole obligation to You or any third party for any claim arising out of Your use of the Site, its Content or Third Party Content, is that You are free to discontinue Your use of the Site at any time.  We do not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, or Usefulness of the Site, its Content or Third Party Content, and You rely on the Site, its Content or Third Party Content, at Your own risk. Any material or services obtained through the Site is done at Your own discretion and risk. NLG, Our officers, directors, affiliates, employees, agents, and representatives will not be responsible for any damage or loss to You that results from Your use of the Site, its Content or Third Party Content. No service, advice, or information, whether oral or written, obtained by You from Us or through or from the Site will create any warranty not expressly stated in this agreement.

Copyright Statement
The Site Content shall refer to and include without limitation the text, design, graphics, interfaces, or code and the selection and arrangements thereof, is protected by applicable intellectual property laws, including United States copyright law and international treaties, and, excluding Third Party Content, is the property of NLG, which reserves all rights.  Except as otherwise explicitly provided in these Terms or as may be expressly permitted by NLG or applicable law, You will not, and will not permit or authorize any third party to:

  1. Reproduce, modify, translate, enhance, decompile, disassemble, reverse engineer or create derivative works of the Site;
  2. Rent, lease or sub-license access to the Site;
  3. Circumvent or disable any security or technological features or measures of the Site; or
  4. Use the Site in a manner that threatens the integrity, performance, or availability of the Site.

The Content from the Site is available for informational and noncommercial uses only, provided all of the following conditions are met: the Content is not modified in any way; all copyright and other notices on any copy are retained; and written permission is granted by NLG.  Permission to use NLG Content is granted on a case-by-case basis. Please direct Your inquiries using this contact form.


You are permitted to link to the home page at www.greenprodirectory.com and, unless We indicate otherwise, to deep link to internal pages within the Site.  Framing of this Site or any other method of incorporating parts of this Site as part of another Web site, is not permitted without Our prior written consent.

Third Party Content and Services
You may have access to third party comments, ideas, concepts, methods, techniques, content, resources, products, services, Web sites, opinions, advice, statements, offers, or other information (collectively, hereafter also called "Third Party Content") at the Site, or via links, banner ads or click throughs from the Site. NLG does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such Third Party Content.  NLG does not endorse and is not responsible for any such Third Party Content.  You understand and agree that Your access to or use of this Third Party Content is a matter entirely between You and the associated third parties, and that NLG, Our officers, directors, affiliates, employees, agents, and representatives shall not be responsible or liable whatsoever, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused to You by any such access to, use of or reliance on any such Third Party Content.  It is Your responsibility to evaluate the third party resources, products, services, Web sites, opinions, advice, statements, offers, or other information available on and through the Site.    

NLG provides information through its Site as a service to the public and the green industry and community.  NLG offers this material for educational, informational or background purposes only; nothing contained in this Site is to be considered as the rendering of legal, financial, professional or other advice, and Users are responsible for obtaining such advice from their own legal, financial or other counsel. Material included on this Site does not necessarily reflect the opinions of NLG, Our officers, directors, affiliates, employees, agents, and representatives.  

NLG makes no guarantees or representations regarding the skills or representations of individuals, groups, events, professionals, organizations and other items, information or entities listed or contained on the Site (collectively hereafter also called the "Entities"). NLG makes no guarantees or representations regarding the quality of the job that such Entities may perform for You if You elect to retain their services. NLG does not endorse or recommend the services of any particular Entity. It is entirely up to You to enter into a direct contract or otherwise reach agreement with an Entity and NLG does not guarantee or warrant their performance on the job or the outcome or quality of the services performed. 

The Entities are not employees or agents of NLG, nor is NLG an agent of the Entities. NLG does not perform, and is not responsible for, any of the services requested by You directly or indirectly, on or through, the Site. Your rights under contracts You enter into with any Entity are governed by the Terms of such contracts and by applicable federal, state, provincial and local laws. Should You have a dispute with any Entity, You must address such dispute with such Entity. You hereby agree to release NLG, Our officers, directors, affiliates, employees, agents, and representatives, and any other person, firm or Entity (including Our business partners) from any damages or claims (including consequential and incidental damages) of every kind or nature, suspected and unsuspected, known and unknown, and disclosed or undisclosed, arising out of or in any way connected with such disputes and Your dealings with such Entity.

Security
You understand and agree that perfect security does not exist anywhere, including on the Internet. Information You send to this Site, including email messages, will not be encrypted unless We advise You otherwise.

Restricted Areas of the Site
Certain areas of the Site, including account management features, may be password-restricted to registered www.greenprodirectory.com Users or other authorized persons.  If You are authorized to gain access to any such areas, You agree that You are entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of Your password, and agree to notify Us if the password is lost, stolen, disclosed to an unauthorized third party, or otherwise may have been compromised.  You agree that You are entirely responsible for any and all activities that occur under Your account, whether or not You are the individual who undertakes such activities.  You agree to immediately notify Us of any unauthorized use of Your account or any other breach of security in relation to Your password or the Site that is known to You. 

Submissions
Users of the Site may have the opportunity to post or submit Third Party Content to the Site. You agree that We are free to use any Third Party Content that You post or submit to Us in any communication or by any means (each hereafter also called a "Submission") without further compensation, acknowledgement, or payment to You for any purpose whatsoever including, but not limited to, modifying or improving the Site and the other products, services, and activities of NLG. 

By posting or providing any Submission or other information, You represent and warrant that public posting and use of Your Submission or other information by Us will not infringe upon or violate the rights of any third party.

Furthermore, by posting any Submission on the Site, or otherwise transmitting any Submission or other information to Us, You grant Us a perpetual, non-exclusive, fully paid, royalty-free, irrevocable, sub-licensable, worldwide license and right to display, use, perform, reproduce, modify, distribute and create derivative works of the Submission or information submitted in any media, software, or technology of any kind now existing or developed in the future, without any obligation to provide attribution or compensation to You or any third party.  

You are solely responsible for any content and other material that You submit, publish, or display on the Site or transmit to other members and/or other Users of the Site.    
    
You will not use the Site to:

  1. Upload, post, email, or otherwise transmit any Submission that contains unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortuous, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable;
  2. Harm Us or third parties in any way;
  3. Impersonate any person or entity, or otherwise misrepresent Your affiliation with a person or entity;
  4. Upload, post, email, or otherwise transmit any Submission that You do not have a right to transmit under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as inside information, proprietary and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under nondisclosure agreements);
  5. Upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any Submission that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, or other right of any party;
  6. upload, post, email, or otherwise transmit any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files, or programs designed to interrupt, destroy, or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment;
  7. interfere with or disrupt the Site or servers or networks connected to the Site, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the Site;
  8. Intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable local, state, national or international law or regulation; or
  9. "Stalk" or otherwise harass another.

Limitation of Liability
NLG and Our officers, directors, affiliates, employees, agents, and representatives will not be liable for any damages or losses, even if We have been advised of the possibility of these damages or losses, resulting from Your use of the Site, its Content or Third Party Content. 

Without prejudice to the previous statement, You shall only look to Us, and not to any of Our officers, directors, affiliates, employees, agents, and representatives, for redress if You consider that there has been any breach of these Terms. You agree not to pursue any claims in contract, tort (including negligence), statute or otherwise against any of Our officers, directors, affiliates, employees, agents, or representatives of Ours as a result of Your use of the Site.  
    
Under no circumstances will the total liability of NLG and Our officers, directors, affiliates, employees, agents, and representatives of all kinds arising out of or related to Your use of the Site, its Content or Third Party Content, regardless of the forum and regardless of whether any action or claim is based on contract, tort, or otherwise, exceed the amounts, if any, that You have paid to Us for Your use of the Site. Because some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, the above limitation may not apply to You.

Indemnity
You will indemnify and hold NLG and Our officers, directors, affiliates, employees, agents, and representatives harmless from any costs, damages, expenses, and liability caused by Your use of the Site or Site Content, Your violation of these Terms, or Your violation of any rights of a third party through use of the Site or Site Content.     

Headings
The headings in this Agreement are inserted for convenience only and shall not be Used to define, limit or describe the scope of these Terms or any of the obligations herein.
 
Legal Notices
Enforcement of these Terms will be governed by the laws of the State of North Carolina.  The exclusive jurisdiction and venue for any claims arising out of or related to these Terms or Your use of the Site will lie in the State and Federal courts located in the State of North Carolina, and You irrevocably agree to submit to the jurisdiction of such courts.  Our failure to enforce any right or provision in these Terms will not constitute a waiver of such right or provision unless acknowledged and agreed to by Us in writing.  In the event that a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision of these Terms to be illegal, invalid, or unenforceable, the remaining provisions will remain in full force and effect.      

International Users
This Site can be accessed from countries around the world and may contain references to products, services and other Content and Third Party Content that are not available in or applicable to, Your country. These references do not imply that NLG or anyone else intends to announce or provide such products, services, Content or Third Party Content in or to Your country. The Site is controlled, operated, and administered by NLG from its offices within the United States of America. NLG makes no representation that anything appearing on or available through the Site, is appropriate, legal, or available for use at locations outside the United States, and access to the Site from territories where the Site or anything in it is illegal is prohibited. If You access the Site from a location outside the United States, You are responsible for compliance with all applicable laws.

Contacting Us
If You have any questions or concerns about the Site or these Terms, You may Contact Us here.