Terms of Use

Website Terms and Conditions

The following terms and conditions (the “Terms and Conditions”) govern your use of the RickNielsen.com website.  The Site is made available by RickNielsen.com.  We may change the Terms and Conditions from time to time, at any time without notice to you, by posting such changes on the Site.


1. Proprietary Rights.  As between you and RickNielsen.com, RickNielsen.com owns, solely and exclusively, all rights, title and interest in and to the Site, all the content (including, for example, audio, photographs, illustrations, graphics, other visuals, video, copy, lyrics, software, etc.), code, data and materials thereon, the look and feel, design and organization of the Site, and the compilation of the content, code, data and materials on the Site, including but not limited to any copyrights, trademark, patent, database, moral, sui generis and other intellectual property and proprietary rights therein.  Your use of the Site does not grant to you ownership of any content, code, data or materials you may access on the Site.  You may view the content on the Site on your computer or other internet-compatible device, and make single copies or prints of the content on the Site for your personal, internal use only.  Any commercial distribution, publishing or exploitation of the Site, or any content, code, data or materials on the Site, is strictly prohibited unless you have received the express prior permission of RickNielsen.com or the applicable rights holder.  (The Site may contain some features that enable you to obtain rights to use certain of the content on the Site, such as lyrics, music, photographs, and the like.  In such situations, your rights to use such content are limited to the rights expressly granted by RickNielsen.com in such situations.)  You may not otherwise copy, reproduce, distribute or otherwise exploit any content, code, data or materials on the Site.  If you make other use of the Site, or the content, code, data or materials thereon, except as otherwise provided above, you may violate copyright and other laws of the United States, other countries, as well as applicable state laws and may be subject to liability for such unauthorized use.  RickNielsen.com will aggressively enforce its intellectual property rights to the fullest extent of the law, including the seeking of criminal prosecution. 2. Trademarks.  The trademarks, logos, service marks and trade names (collectively the “Trademarks”) displayed on the Site are registered and unregistered Trademarks of RickNielsen.com and others and may not be used in connection with products and/or services that are not related to, associated with, or sponsored by their rights holders that are likely to cause customer confusion, or in any manner that disparages or discredits their rights holders.  All Trademarks not owned by RickNielsen.com that appear on the Site, if any, are the property of their respective owners.  Nothing contained on the Site should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right to use any Trademark displayed on the Site without the written permission of RickNielsen.com or the third party that may own the applicable Trademark. Your misuse of the Trademarks displayed on the Site is strictly prohibited.  RickNielsen.com will aggressively enforce its Trademark rights to the fullest extent of the law, including the seeking of criminal prosecution. 3. User Information.  In the course of your use of the Site, you may be asked to provide certain personalized information to us (such information referred to hereinafter as “User Information”).  Our information collection and use policies with respect to the privacy of such User Information are set forth in the Site’s Privacy Policy which is incorporated herein by reference for all purposes.  You acknowledge and agree that you are solely responsible for the accuracy and content of User Information. 4. Unsolicited Materials.   Unless specifically requested, we do not solicit nor do we wish to receive any confidential, secret or proprietary information or other material from you through the Site, by e-mail or in any other way.  Any information, creative works, demos, ideas, suggestions, concepts, methods, systems, designs, plans, techniques or other materials submitted or sent to us (“Submitted Materials”) will be deemed not to be confidential or secret, and may be used by us in any manner consistent with the Site’s Privacy Policy.  By submitting or sending Submitted Materials to us, you: (i) represent and warrant that the Submitted Materials are original to you, that no other party has any rights thereto, and that any “moral rights” in Submitted Materials have been waived, and (ii) you grant us a royalty-free, unrestricted, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive and fully transferable, assignable and sublicensable right and license to use, copy, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display such material (in whole or part) and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media, or technology now known or later developed.  We cannot be responsible for maintaining any Submitted Material that you provide to us, and we may delete or destroy any such Submitted Material at any time. 5. User Conduct.  You warrant and agree that, while using the Site, you shall not upload, post or transmit to the Site, or distribute or otherwise publish through the Site, any materials that: (a) are protected by third party copyright, or other proprietary or intellectual property right; (b) are unlawful, threatening, hateful, tortious, defamatory, libelous, deceptive, fraudulent, invasive of another’s privacy or publicity rights, harassing, profane, obscene, vulgar or that contain explicit or graphic descriptions or accounts of sexual acts (including but not limited to sexual language of a violent or threatening nature directed at another individual or group of individuals), (c) restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Site, (d) constitute or encourage conduct that would constitute a criminal offense or give rise to civil liability, or (e) contain a virus or other harmful component, advertising of any kind, or false or misleading indications of origin or statements of fact. You also warrant and agree that you shall not: (a) impersonate any person or entity or misrepresent your affiliation with any other person or entity; (b) upload, post, publish, transmit, reproduce, distribute or in any way exploit any information or other material obtained through the Site for commercial purposes (other than as expressly permitted by the provider of such information or other material); (c) engage in spamming, flooding, harvesting of e-mail addresses or other personal information, spidering, “screen scraping,” “database scraping,” or any other activity with the purpose of obtaining lists of users or other information, or send chain letters or pyramid schemes via the Site; or (d) attempt to gain unauthorized access to other computer systems through the Site. You agree that you will not use the Site in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Site or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the Site. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through the Site. Although RickNielsen.com may from time to time monitor or review discussions, chats, postings, transmissions, bulletin boards, and the like on the Site, RickNielsen.com is under no obligation to do so and assumes no responsibility or liability arising from the content of any such locations on the Site nor for any error, defamation, libel, slander, omission, falsehood, obscenity, pornography, profanity, danger, or inaccuracy contained in any information within such locations on the Site. You agree that if you include a link from any other website to the Site, such link shall open in a new browser window.  You agree not to link from any other website to this Site in any manner such that the Site, or any page of the Site, is “framed,” surrounded or obfuscated by any third party content, materials or branding.  We reserve the right to revoke your right to link to the Site from your website at any time upon written notice to you. You agree to defend, indemnify and hold RickNielsen.com and its directors, officers, employees, agents or content or service providers (collectively, “Protected Entities”)harmless from any and all claims, liabilities, costs and expenses, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, arising in any way from your use of the Site, your placement or transmission of any message, content, information, software or other materials through the Site, or your breach or violation of the law or of these Terms and Conditions.  RickNielsen.com reserves the right, at its own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, and in such case, you agree to cooperate with RickNielsen.com’s defense of such claim. 6. Account and Password.  You may be enabled to create an account in the Site (“Account”) using a stand-alone registration or social media logins (“Login”).  You shall be entirely responsible for maintaining the strict confidentiality of any username or password administered to you through your Login; for any access to or use of the Site by you or any person or entity using the username or password, whether or not such access or use has been authorized by or on behalf of you, and whether or not such person or entity is your employee or agent; and for all activities that are conducted through your Account.  You agree to (a) ensure that you exit from your Account at the end of each session and (b) immediately notify RickNielsen.com if you have any reason to believe an unauthorized use of your password or Account or any other breach of security has taken place.  It is your sole responsibility to control the dissemination and use of your password, control access to and use of your Account, and notify RickNielsen.com when you desire to cancel your Account on the Site.  RickNielsen.com will not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with this provision. 7. Software Downloads.  In the event that you receive software demos or other software products downloaded from the Site or otherwise delivered or provided by RickNielsen.com in response to your request, your use of such software will be subject to the software license agreement that accompanies such software. 8. Orders for Products and Services.  We may make certain products available to visitors and registrants of the Site.  For example, you may be able to order certain music-related products and/or licenses through the Site.  You may only do so if, and you hereby represent and warrant that, you are domiciled in the United States and you are 18 years old or older.  You agree to pay in full the prices for any purchases you make either by credit/debit card concurrent with your online order or by other payment means acceptable to RickNielsen.com.  You agree to pay all applicable taxes.  If payment is not received by us from your credit or debit card issuer or its agents, you agree to pay all amounts due upon demand by us.

Return and Refund Policy

Our policy lasts 30 days. If 30 days have gone by since your purchase, unfortunately we can’t offer you a refund or exchange. To be eligible for a return, your item must be unused and in the same condition that you received it. It must also be in the original packaging. Several types of goods are exempt from being returned. Autographed goods such as vinyl records and CDs cannot be returned. We also do not accept products that are intimate or sanitary goods, hazardous materials, or flammable liquids or gases. Additional non-returnable items: * Gift cards * Downloadable software products * Some health and personal care items To complete your return, we require a receipt or proof of purchase. Please do not send your purchase back to the manufacturer. There are certain situations where only partial refunds are granted: (if applicable) * Book with obvious signs of use * CD, DVD, VHS tape, software, video game, cassette tape, or vinyl record that has been opened. * Any item not in its original condition, is damaged or missing parts for reasons not due to our error. * Any item that is returned more than 30 days after delivery Refunds (if applicable) Once your return is received and inspected, we will send you an email to notify you that we have received your returned item. We will also notify you of the approval or rejection of your refund. If you are approved, then your refund will be processed, and a credit will automatically be applied to your credit card or original method of payment, within a certain amount of days. Late or missing refunds (if applicable) If you haven’t received a refund yet, first check your bank account again. Then contact your credit card company, it may take some time before your refund is officially posted. Next contact your bank. There is often some processing time before a refund is posted. If you’ve done all of this and you still have not received your refund yet, please contact us at [email protected]. Sale items (if applicable) Only regular priced items may be refunded, unfortunately sale items cannot be refunded. Exchanges (if applicable) We only replace items if they are defective or damaged. If you need to exchange it for the same item, send us an email at [email protected] and send your item to: 8721 Santa Monica Blvd., Ste. 1071, Los Angeles, CA, 90069, United States. Gifts If the item was marked as a gift when purchased and shipped directly to you, you’ll receive a gift credit for the value of your return. Once the returned item is received, a gift certificate will be mailed to you. If the item wasn’t marked as a gift when purchased, or the gift giver had the order shipped to themselves to give to you later, we will send a refund to the gift giver and he will find out about your return. Shipping To return your product, you should mail your product to: 8721 Santa Monica Blvd., Ste. 1071, Los Angeles, CA, 90069, United States. You will be responsible for paying for your own shipping costs for returning your item. Shipping costs are non-refundable. If you receive a refund, the cost of return shipping will be deducted from your refund. Depending on where you live, the time it may take for your exchanged product to reach you, may vary. If you are shipping an item over $75, you should consider using a trackable shipping service or purchasing shipping insurance. We don’t guarantee that we will receive your returned item. Rick Nielsen Videos Through our Site, you may obtain personalized videos (“Rick Nielsen Videos”) from Rick Nielsen. You may submit a request to Rick Nielsen for a Rick Nielsen Video that is personalized for you or a third party that you identify as a recipient (“Recipient”). You acknowledge and agree that Rick Nielsen has sole discretion to determine how to fulfill your request and the content of the Rick Nielsen Video created, and may not follow your request exactly. We reserve the right to reject any request in our sole discretion. Rick Nielsen has up to seven days (at our sole discretion) to fulfill or decline your request. Once your request is fulfilled, your payment method will be charged the amount specified on Rick Nielsen’s booking page on our Site at the time you submitted the request. Rick Nielsen Videos are licensed, not sold. You are buying the right (or license) to use it, not the actual Rick Nielsen Video itself. Subject to your payment in full, Rick Nielsen hereby grants to you the following limited rights to use the Rick Nielsen Video (other than a Promo Rick Nielsen Video) solely for your own personal, non-commercial, and non-promotional purposes, subject to these Terms: a non-exclusive, royalty-free, fully paid, worldwide, sublicensable, revocable license to use, reproduce, distribute, and publicly display that Rick Nielsen Video, in any and all media (for example, on social media platforms), whether now known or hereafter invented or devised. You may not sell, re-sell, or encumber your rights in any Rick Nielsen Video. You may sublicense your rights in a Rick Nielsen Video only to the extent necessary for you to use the Rick Nielsen Video as permitted under these Terms (for example, sharing it (if it is not a Promo Rick Nielsen Video) with friends on a social media platform or sending it to a Recipient for personal, non-commercial, and non-promotional purposes as set forth above). You may use a Rick Nielsen Video only in accordance with these Terms, which includes our Acceptable Use Policy. We may terminate all or part of the foregoing licenses at any time for any reason. We reserve the right to remove a Rick Nielsen Video from our Site at any time for any reason without any notice to you. Eligibility Age: You must be at least 16 years old to use our Site. Eligibility Representations and Warranties: You represent and warrant that: you have not been prohibited from using or accessing any aspect of our Site by us or pursuant to any applicable law or regulation; you will comply with all applicable terms of any third party payment provider we select, and you are not on a prohibited list of that payment provider; you (and any Site account that you created or control) have not been previously banned or removed from our Site for any reason; and you are not a convicted sex offender. Export Control: You may not use, export, import, or transfer any part of our Site except as authorized by U.S. law, the laws of the jurisdiction in which you use or access our Site, or any other applicable laws. In particular, but without limitation, no part of our Site may be exported or re-exported: (i) into any country embargoed by the U.S.; or (ii) to anyone on the U.S. Treasury Department’s list of Specially Designated Nationals or the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Denied Persons List or Entity List. By using our Site, you represent and warrant that: (x) you are not located in a country that is subject to a U.S. Government embargo or that has been designated by the U.S. Government as a “terrorist supporting” country; and (y) you are not listed on any U.S. Government list of prohibited or restricted parties. You also will not use our Site for any purpose prohibited by law. You acknowledge and agree that products, services, and technology provided by Cameo are subject to the export control laws and regulations of the U.S. You will comply with those laws and regulations and will not, without prior U.S. government authorization, export, re-export, or transfer Cameo products, services, or technology, either directly or indirectly, to any country in violation of those laws and regulations. Fees and Payment Fees: The fee for a Rick Nielsen Video or other offering is specified on Rick Nielsen’s booking page on our Site when you make your request. You agree to pay all amounts due in accordance with the payment terms in effect when you submit your request or purchase merchandise.   Currency: All transactions are in U.S. dollars (“USD”) unless otherwise specified at point of purchase.   Payment: You may request a Rick Nielsen Video by using a valid payment card through the applicable third party payment provider. You must provide the third party payment provider with valid payment information (Visa, MasterCard, or other issuer accepted by the payment provider). You acknowledge and agree that Rick Nielsen does not operate, own, or control the payment provider. Your use of your payment card is governed by your agreement with and the privacy policy of the payment provider, not these Terms. You agree to immediately notify the payment provider of any change in your billing address (or other information) for your payment card. You may not return or exchange a Rick Nielsen Video and no refunds will be issued. Website and App: By providing your payment information, you agree that Rick Nielsen may authorize the payment provider to immediately charge you for all amounts due and payable with no additional notice to or consent from you.

If a Rick Nielsen rejects your request for a Rick Nielsen Video or the Rick Nielsen Video is not provided, you will receive 100% refund.

Rick Nielsen reserves the right (but is under no obligation) to cancel your Rick Nielsen Video request if: (i) your payment method is declined; or (ii) you have previously been banned or removed from our Site for any reason. Rick Nielsen also reserves the right at any time to change its fees and payment procedures, including its payment options and terms, either immediately upon posting on our Site or by other notice to you. Payment Questions: If you have a question about a purchase made on the App or a charge to your payment card, please contact us at support@Rick Nielsen.com. We have the sole discretion to determine how billing disputes between us will be resolved. Ownership You acknowledge and agree that each Rick Nielsen Video or other offering from a Talent User is owned by Rick Nielsen who created it. We or our licensors own all right, title, and interest in and to: (i) our Site and the “look and feel” of our Site, including all software, ideas, processes, data, text, media, and other content available on our Site (individually, and collectively, “Rick Nielsen Content”); and (ii) our trademarks, logos, and brand elements (“Marks”). Our Site, Rick Nielsen Content, and Marks are each protected under U.S. and international laws. You may not duplicate, copy, or reuse any portion of the HTML/CSS, JavaScript, visual design elements, or concepts without our prior express written consent. You hereby grant to us a non-exclusive, royalty-free, fully paid, unlimited, universal, sublicensable (through multiple tiers of sublicenses), perpetual, and irrevocable license, in any and all manner and media, whether now known or hereinafter invented or devised (including social media platforms), to use, reproduce, license, distribute, modify, adapt, reformat, publicly perform, publicly display, create derivative works of, and otherwise use the following for the purposes of operating and providing our Site, developing and improving our products and services, and advertising, marketing, and promoting our Site and our products and services: (i) any request (video, text, or otherwise) that you make or send to Rick Nielsen, including information concerning any Recipient; and (ii) any submission that you make to Rick Nielsen, whether through our Site, a social media platform, third party website, or otherwise, including a reaction video, idea, intellectual property, publicity rights, Feedback (defined below), review, photo, video, email, text, post, or other communication, whether relating to you, or a third party (i) and (ii) each, individually, and collectively, a “Submission”). You represent and warrant that you either: (x) own all rights to any Submission; or (y) have all rights necessary, including with respect to any third party that contributed to, is included in, or is referred to, in any Submission, to grant to us the foregoing rights. You will not make any Submission that is confidential or proprietary or that contains or includes any information that you do not have the right to disclose or that you or any Recipient do not wish to be disclosed. Rick Nielsen will not be responsible or liable for any use or disclosure of a Submission, including any personal information belonging to you, a Recipient, or a third party. We may, for any reason, refuse to accept or transmit a Submission or refuse to remove a Submission from our Site. Further, we reserve the right to decide whether a Submission violates these Terms and may, at any time, without notice to you and in our sole discretion, remove your Submission, terminate your access to our Site, remove or ban you (and any Site account you created or control), or take other appropriate action in our sole discretion for violation of these Terms. Rick Nielsen desires to avoid the possibility of future misunderstandings if a project developed by any Rick Nielsen Party (as defined below) may seem similar to your Submission. If your Submission consists of any idea, suggestion, proposal, plan, or other material related to our business (individually, and collectively, “Feedback”), you acknowledge and agree that you are submitting that Feedback at your own risk and that Rick Nielsen has no obligation (including no obligation of confidentiality or privacy) with respect to that Feedback, and you grant to Rick Nielsen a non-exclusive, royalty-free, fully paid, unlimited, universal, sublicensable (through multiple tiers of sublicenses), perpetual, and irrevocable license, in any and all manner and media, whether now known or hereinafter invented or devised, to reproduce, license, distribute, modify, adapt, publicly perform, publicly display, create derivative works of (for example, translations, adaptations, or other changes), and otherwise use and exploit in any manner (including commercially), any and all Feedback. You hereby waive any and all moral rights or “droit moral” that you may have in any Submission, including Feedback, and you represent and warrant that no third party has any moral, “droit moral,” or other rights in Submission, including Feedback. 9. Third Party Websites.  You may be able to link from the Site to third party websites (“Linked Sites”).  For example, you may purchase products, some of which may be RickNielsen.com products, on or though Linked Sites. You acknowledge and agree that we have no responsibility for the information, content, products, services, advertising, code or other materials which may or may not be provided by or through Linked Sites.  Links to Linked Sites do not constitute an endorsement by us of such websites or the information, content, products, services, advertising, code or other materials presented on or through such websites. 10. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES.  THE SITE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ALL SERVICES, CONTENT, FUNCTIONS AND MATERIALS, IS PROVIDED “AS IS” [AND] “AS AVAILABLE”, WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY WARRANTY FOR INFORMATION, DATA, DATA PROCESSING SERVICES, UPTIME OR UNINTERRUPTED ACCESS, ANY WARRANTIES CONCERNING THE AVAILABILITY, ACCURACY, USEFULNESS, OR CONTENT OF INFORMATION, ANY WARRANTIES OF TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND ANY WARRANTIES THAT MAY ARISE FROM COURSE OF DEALING, COURSE OF PERFORMANCE OR USAGE OF TRADE, AND WE HEREBY DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL SUCH WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED.  WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE SITE OR THE SERVICES, CONTENT, FUNCTIONS OR MATERIALS CONTAINED THEREIN WILL BE TIMELY, SECURE, UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE, OR THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED.  WE MAKE NO WARRANTY THAT THE SITE WILL MEET USERS’ REQUIREMENTS.  NO ADVICE, RESULTS OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM US OR THROUGH THE SITE SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY MADE HEREIN.  RickNielsen.com ALSO ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY, AND SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR, ANY DAMAGES TO, OR VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS THAT MAY INFECT OR HARM, YOUR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT OR OTHER PROPERTY ON ACCOUNT FROM YOUR ACCESS TO, USE OF, OR BROWSING IN THE SITE OR YOUR DOWNLOADING OF ANY MATERIALS, DATA, TEXT, IMAGES, VIDEO, OR AUDIO FROM THE SITE.  IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH THE SITE, YOUR SOLE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USING THE SITE. WITHOUT LIMITATION OF THE ABOVE IN THIS SECTION, RickNielsen.com AND ITS SUPPLIERS AND LICENSORS MAKE NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING ANY PRODUCTS OR SERVICES ORDERED OR PROVIDED VIA THE SITE, AND HEREBY DISCLAIM, AND YOU HEREBY WAIVE, ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES AND REPRESENTATIONS MADE IN PRODUCT OR SERVICES LITERATURE, FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS DOCUMENTS AND OTHERWISE ON THE SITE OR IN CORRESPONDENCE WITH RickNielsen.com OR ITS AGENTS.  ANY PRODUCTS AND SERVICES ORDERED OR PROVIDED VIA THE SITE ARE PROVIDED BY RickNielsen.com “AS IS”, EXCEPT TO THE EXTENT, IF AT ALL, OTHERWISE SET FORTH IN A LICENSE OR SALE AGREEMENT SEPARATELY ENTERED INTO IN WRITING BETWEEN YOU AND RickNielsen.com OR ITS LICENSOR OR SUPPLIER. 11. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY.  IN NO EVENT SHALL RickNielsen.com OR ANY OF ITS PROTECTED ENTITIES BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING FROM, OR DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY RELATED TO, THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE SITE OR THE CONTENT, MATERIALS AND FUNCTIONS RELATED THERETO, LOST BUSINESS OR LOST SALES, EVEN IF SUCH PROTECTED ENTITY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.  SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES SO SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO CERTAIN USERS.  IN NO EVENT SHALL THE PROTECTED ENTITIES BE LIABLE FOR OR IN CONNECTION WITH ANY CONTENT POSTED, TRANSMITTED, EXCHANGED OR RECEIVED BY OR ON BEHALF OF ANY USER OR OTHER PERSON ON OR THROUGH THE SITE.  IN NO EVENT SHALL THE TOTAL AGGREGATE LIABILITY OF THE PROTECTED ENTITIES TO YOU FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES, AND CAUSES OF ACTION (WHETHER IN CONTRACT OR TORT, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING FROM THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OR YOUR USE OF THE SITE EXCEED, IN THE AGGREGATE, THE AMOUNT, IF ANY, PAID BY YOU TO RickNielsen.com FOR YOUR USE OF THE SITE. 12. Applicable Laws. We control and operate the Site from our offices in the United States of America.  We do not represent that materials on the Site are appropriate or available for use in other locations.  Persons who choose to access the Site from other locations do so on their own initiative, and are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable. 13. Modifications to the Site and the Services.  We reserve the right, for any reason, in our sole discretion, to terminate, change, suspend or discontinue any aspect of the Site, including, but not limited to, content, features or hours of availability.  We may also impose limits on certain features of the Site or restrict your access to part or all of the Site without notice or penalty.  RickNielsen.com reserves the right to temporarily or permanently terminate your membership on the Site for any or no reason without prior notice. 14. Notices and Contact Information.  All notices required or permitted to be given under these Terms and Conditions must be in writing and shall be given by personal delivery, registered or certified mail, or Federal Express or other nationally recognized courier service which regularly tracks its packages, to :

RickNielsen.com, Inc.

8721 Santa Monica Blvd

Los Angeles, CA 90069

Attn: Security Compliance Analyst.

Notices, if personally delivered, shall be deemed to have been received on the date of delivery; if by registered or certified mail, on the third business day after mailing; if by Federal Express, on the second business day after deposit with the service.

If you have any questions, comments or complaints regarding the Sites, feel free to contact us here. 15. Miscellaneous.  Our failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Terms and Conditions shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.  If any provision of the Terms and Conditions is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties’ intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of the Terms and Conditions remain in full force and effect. 16. Dispute Resolution   You and RickNielsen.com agree to arbitrate all disputes between you and RickNielsen.com or its affiliates, except for disputes relating to the enforcement of RickNielsen.com’s or its affiliates intellectual property.    The Terms and Conditions are solely governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New York, without regards to its principles of conflicts of law that would require the application of the laws of another jurisdiction. Any disputes between you and RickNielsen.com relating to the Sites must be resolved exclusively through binding non-appearance-based arbitration administered by JAMS, or in small claims court in New York, New York, U.S.A. or in your county of residence if your claims qualify.  In the event of  a dispute, you or RickNielsen.com must send to the other party a notice of dispute, in writing, setting forth the name, address and contact information of the party giving notice,  the facts of the dispute and relief requested.  You may initiate proceedings by sending Us a Notice of Legal Dispute, to the address listed in the “Notices and Contact Information” above.

We will send any notice of dispute to you at the contact information we have for you.

You and RickNielsen.com agree to try to attempt to resolve a dispute through informal negotiation upon notice of a dispute for a period of 60 days.  If you and RickNielsen.com do not resolve the dispute in such 60 day time period, then you or RickNielsen.com may commence arbitration.  You and RickNielsen.com agree that a dispute will be heard before single a neutral arbitrator, whose decision will be final, except for a limited right of appeal under the U.S. Federal Arbitration Act.  YOU ARE GIVING UP THE RIGHT TO LITIGATE A DISPUTE IN A COURT OF LAW BEFORE A JUDGE OR JURY.  The arbitration proceedings shall be governed by the JAMS Comprehensive Arbitration Rules and Procedures and Expedited Procedures, or JAMS’ Streamlined Arbitration Rules and Procedures, at the election of the party initiating the arbitration.  Information regarding these rules can be found on the JAMS website at www.jamsadr.org.  In addition, you and RickNielsen.com agree that the following rules shall apply to the arbitration proceedings: (a) the arbitration shall be conducted, at the option of the party seeking relief, by telephone, online, or based solely on written submissions; (b) the arbitration shall not involve any personal appearance by the parties or witnesses unless otherwise mutually agreed by the parties; and (c) any judgment on the award rendered by the arbitrator may be entered in any court of competent jurisdiction.  The United Nations Conventions on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods shall have no applicability.

To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, NO ARBITRATION OR CLAIM UNDER THESE TERMS SHALL BE JOINED TO ANY OTHER ARBITRATION OR CLAIM, INCLUDING ANY ARBITRATION OR CLAIM INVOLVING ANY OTHER CURRENT OR FORMER USER OF THE SITES, AND NO CLASS ARBITRATION PROCEEDINGS SHALL BE PERMITTED, ONLY ON AN INDIVIDUAL BASIS.  In no event shall any claim, action or proceeding by you related in any way to the Sites be instituted more than one (1) year after the cause of action arose.

If a court of competent jurisdiction finds these arbitration provisions invalid or inapplicable, you agree to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Federal and State courts located in New York County, New York, and you agree to submit to the exercise of personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purposes of litigating any applicable claim or action.


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