IMPORTANT: ALL USERS MUST READ THIS SECTION
ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS AND CONDITIONS
"DineSmart.com" provides an interactive online service operated by DineSmart.com, Inc. on the World Wide Web of the Internet (the "Web"), consisting of information services, content and transaction capabilities provided by DineSmart.com, affiliates of DineSmart.com and other third parties.
This Agreement sets forth the terms and conditions that apply to the use of this Site by the End User. By using this Site (other than to read this Agreement for the first time), End User agrees to comply with all of the terms and conditions hereof. The right to use this Site is personal to End-User and is not transferable to any other person or entity. End User shall be responsible for protecting the confidentiality of End User's password(s), if any. End User acknowledges that, although the Internet is often a secure environment, sometimes there are interruptions in service or events that are beyond the control of DineSmart.com, and DineSmart.com shall not be responsible for any data lost while transmitting information on the Internet. While it is DineSmart.com’s objective is to make the Site accessible 24 hours per day, 7 days per week, the Site may be unavailable from time to time for any reason including, without limitation, routine maintenance. You understand and acknowledge that due to circumstances both within and outside of the control of DineSmart.com, access to the Site may be interrupted, suspended or terminated from time to time. DineSmart.com shall have the right at any time to change or discontinue any aspect or feature of DineSmart.com, including, but not limited to, content, hours of availability and equipment needed for access or use. Further, DineSmart.com may discontinue disseminating any portion of information or category of information, may change or eliminate any transmission method and may change transmission speeds or other signal characteristics.
3. Modified Terms.
End User shall be responsible for obtaining and maintaining all telephone, computer hardware and other equipment needed for access to and use of this Site and all charges related thereto. DineSmart.com shall not be liable for any damages to the End User's equipment resulting from the use of this Site.
5. End User Conduct.
6. Copyright and Trademarks.
Everything located on or in this Site, including the Microsites, is the exclusive property of DineSmart.com, Inc. or used with express permission of the copyright and/or trademark owner. ANY COPYING, DISTRIBUTING, TRANSMITTING, POSTING, LINKING, DEEP LINKING, OR OTHERWISE MODIFYING OF THIS SITE OR ANY OF THE MICROSITES WITHOUT THE EXPRESS WRITTEN PERMISSION OF DINESMART.COM, INC. IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED. Any violation of this policy may result in a copyright, trademark or other intellectual property right infringement that may subject End User to civil and / or criminal penalties. This Site contains copyrighted material, trademarks and other proprietary information, including, but not limited to, text, software, photos, video, graphics, music, sound, and the entire contents of DineSmart.com protected by copyright as a collective work under the United States copyright laws. DineSmart.com owns a copyright in the selection, coordination, arrangement and enhancement of such content, as well as in the content original to it. End User may not modify, publish, transmit, participate in the transfer or sale, create derivative works, or in any way exploit, any of the content, in whole or in part. End User may download / print / save copyrighted material for End User's personal use only. Except as otherwise expressly stated under copyright law, no copying, redistribution, retransmission, publication or commercial exploitation of downloaded material without the express permission of DineSmart.com and the copyright owner is permitted. If copying, redistribution or publication of copyrighted material is permitted, no changes in or deletion of author attribution, trademark legend or copyright notice shall be made. End User acknowledges that he/she/it does not acquire any ownership rights by downloading copyrighted material. Trademarks that are located within or on the Site or a Web site otherwise owned or operated in conjunction with DineSmart.com shall not be deemed to be in the public domain but rather the exclusive property of DineSmart.com, unless such site is under license from the Trademark owner thereof in which case such license is for the exclusive benefit and use of DineSmart.com, unless otherwise stated. End User shall not upload, post or otherwise make available on this Site any material protected by copyright, trademark or other proprietary right without the express permission of the owner of the copyright, trademark or other proprietary right. DineSmart.com does not have any express burden or responsibility to provide End User with indications, markings or anything else that may aid End User in determining whether the material in question is copyrighted or trademarked. End User shall be solely liable for any damage resulting from any infringement of copyrights, trademarks, proprietary rights or any other harm resulting from such a submission. By submitting material to any public area of this Site, End User warrants that the owner of such material has expressly granted DineSmart.com the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate and distribute such material (in whole or in part) worldwide and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media or technology now known or hereafter developed for the full term of any copyright that may exist in such material. End User also permits any other end user to access, view, store or reproduce the material for that end user's personal use. End User hereby grants DineSmart.com the right to edit, copy, publish and distribute any material made available on this Site by End User. The foregoing provisions of Section 6 apply equally to and are for the benefit of DineSmart.com, its subsidiaries, affiliates and its third party content providers and licensors and each shall have the right to assert and enforce such provisions directly or on its own behalf.
7. Disclaimer of Warranty; Limitation of Liability.
END USER EXPRESSLY AGREES THAT USE OF THIS SITE AND THE MICROSITES IS AT END USER'S SOLE RISK. NEITHER DINESMART.COM, ITS AFFILIATES NOR ANY OF THEIR RESPECTIVE EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, THIRD PARTY CONTENT PROVIDERS OR LICENSORS WARRANT THAT USE OF THE SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE; NOR DO THEY MAKE ANY WARRANTY AS TO (I) THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM USE OF THIS SITE, OR (II) THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY OR CONTENT OF ANY INFORMATION, SERVICE OR MERCHANDISE PROVIDED THROUGH THIS SITE OR THE MICROSITES. THIS SITE AND THE MICROSITES ARE MADE ACCESSIBLE ON AN "AS IS" BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, WARRANTIES OF TITLE OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OTHER THAN THOSE WARRANTIES WHICH ARE IMPLIED BY AND INCAPABLE OF EXCLUSION, RESTRICTION OR MODIFICATION UNDER THE LAWS APPLICABLE TO THIS AGREEMENT. THIS DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY APPLIES TO ANY DAMAGES OR INJURY CAUSED BY ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, ERROR, OMISSION, INTERRUPTION, DELETION, DEFECT, DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, COMPUTER VIRUS, COMMUNICATION LINE FAILURE, THEFT OR DESTRUCTION OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO, ALTERATION OF, OR USE OF RECORD, WHETHER FOR BREACH OF CONTRACT, TORTIOUS BEHAVIOR, NEGLIGENCE, OR UNDER ANY OTHER CAUSE OF ACTION. END USER SPECIFICALLY ACKNOWLEDGES THAT DINESMART.COM IS NOT LIABLE FOR THE DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF OTHER USERS OR THIRD-PARTIES AND THAT THE RISK OF INJURY FROM THE FOREGOING RESTS ENTIRELY WITH END USER. IN NO EVENT SHALL DINESMART.COM, OR ANY PERSON OR ENTITY INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING OR DISTRIBUTING THIS SITE OR THE CONTENTS HEREOF, INCLUDING THE MICROSITES AND ANY SOFTWARE, BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THIS SITE. END USER HEREBY ACKNOWLEDGES THAT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION SHALL APPLY TO ALL CONTENT ON THIS SITE AND THE MICROSITES. IN ADDITION TO THE TERMS SET FORTH ABOVE, NEITHER DINESMART.COM, NOR ITS AFFILIATES, INFORMATION PROVIDERS OR CONTENT PARTNERS SHALL BE LIABLE REGARDLESS OF THE CAUSE OR DURATION, FOR ANY ERRORS, INACCURACIES, OMISSIONS, OR OTHER DEFECTS IN, OR UNTIMELINESS OR UNAUTHENTICITY OF, THE INFORMATION CONTAINED WITHIN THIS SITE OR ANY OF THE MICROSITES, OR FOR ANY DELAY OR INTERRUPTION IN THE TRANSMISSION THEREOF TO THE END USER, OR FOR ANY CLAIMS OR LOSSES ARISING THEREFROM OR OCCASIONED THEREBY. NONE OF THE FOREGOING PARTIES SHALL BE LIABLE FOR ANY THIRD-PARTY CLAIMS OR LOSSES OF ANY NATURE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION LOST PROFITS, PUNITIVE OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. DINESMART.COM IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY CONTENT THAT A USER, SUBSCRIBER, OR AN UNAUTHORIZED USER MAY POST ON THIS SITE OR ANY OF THE MICROSITES. ANY CONTENT THAT IS POSTED OR UPLOADED THAT IS OR MAY BE DEEMED UNSUITABLE CAN AND MAY BE TAKEN DOWN BY DINESMART.COM. MOREOVER, DINESMART.COM RESERVES THE RIGHT TO EDIT, CHANGE, ALTER, DELETE AND PROHIBIT ANY AND ALL CONTENT THAT IT, DINESMART.COM, DEEMS UNSUITABLE.
DineSmart.com shall have the right, but not the obligation, to monitor the content of the Site at all times, including any chat rooms and forums that may hereinafter be included as part of the Site, to determine compliance with this Agreement and any operating rules established by DineSmart.com, as well as to satisfy any applicable law, regulation or authorized government request. Without limiting the foregoing, DineSmart.com shall have the right to remove any material that DineSmart.com, in its sole discretion, finds to be in violation of the provisions hereof or otherwise objectionable.
10. License Grant.
By posting communications on or through this Site, End User shall be deemed to have granted to DineSmart.com a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, modify, publish, edit, translate, distribute, perform, and display the communication alone or as part of other works in any form, media, or technology whether now known or hereafter developed, and to sublicense such rights through multiple tiers of sublicenses.
End User agrees to defend, indemnify and hold harmless DineSmart.com, its affiliates and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents from and against all claims and expenses, including attorneys' fees, arising out of the use of this Site and/or the Microsites by End User.
DineSmart.com may terminate this Agreement at any time. Without limiting the foregoing, DineSmart.com shall have the right to immediately terminate any passwords or accounts of End User in the event of any conduct by End User which DineSmart.com, in its sole discretion, considers to be unacceptable, or in the event of any breach by End User of this Agreement. The provisions of Sections 3, 5, 6, 7, 10, 11, 12 will survive termination of this Agreement.
DineSmart.com is a trademark of DineSmart.com, Inc. All rights in respect of this trademark are hereby expressly reserved. Unless otherwise indicated, all other trademarks appearing on DineSmart.com are the property of their respective owners.
14. Third Party Content.
DineSmart.com, similar to an Internet Service Provider, is a distributor (and not a publisher) of content supplied by third parties and End Users. Accordingly, DineSmart.com has no more editorial control over such content than does a public library, bookstore or newsstand. Any opinions, advice, statements, services, offers, or other information or content expressed or made available by third parties, including information providers, or any other end users are those of the respective author(s) or distributors) and not of DineSmart.com. Neither DineSmart.com nor any third-party provider of information guarantees the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any content, nor its merchantability or fitness for any particular purpose. (Refer to Section 6 above for the complete provisions governing limitation of liabilities and disclaimers of warranty.) In many instances, the content available through this Site represents the opinions and judgments of the respective information provider, end user, or other user not under contract with DineSmart.com. DineSmart.com neither endorses nor is responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any opinion, advice, or statement made on DineSmart.com by anyone other than authorized DineSmart.com employee spokespersons while acting in official capacities. Under no circumstances will DineSmart.com be liable for any loss or damage caused by an end user's reliance on information obtained through DineSmart.com. It is the responsibility of End User to evaluate the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, opinion, advice, etc., or other content available through DineSmart.com. DineSmart.com contains links to third party Web sites maintained by other content providers. These links are provided solely as a convenience to you and not as an endorsement by DineSmart.com of the contents on such third-party sites and DineSmart.com hereby expressly disclaims any representations regarding the content or accuracy of materials on such third-party Web sites. If End User decides to access linked third-party Web sites, End User does so at its own risk. Unless you have executed a written agreement with DineSmart.com expressly permitting you to do so, you may not provide a hyperlink to the Site from any other website. DineSmart.com reserves the right to revoke its consent to any link at any time in its sole discretion.
This Agreement and any operating rules for DineSmart.com established by DineSmart.com constitute the entire agreement of the parties with respect to the subject matter hereof. No waiver by either party of any breach or default hereunder is a waiver of any preceding or subsequent breach or default. The section headings used herein are for convenience only and shall be of no legal force or effect. If any provision of this Agreement is held invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, such invalidity shall not affect the enforceability of any other provisions contained in this Agreement and the remaining portions of this Agreement shall continue in full force and effect. The failure of either party to exercise any of its rights under this Agreement shall not be deemed a waiver or forfeiture of such rights or any other rights provided hereunder. DineSmart.com's headquarters are in Arlington Heights, Illinois. Legal issues arising out of, but not exclusive to the use of, this Site or the Microsites (unless otherwise specifically stated) are governed by and in accordance with the laws of the State of Illinois (exclusive of its rules regarding conflicts of laws). By using this Site, End User agrees that any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with this Agreement or the performance, breach or termination thereof, or the Site or any Microsite, shall be finally settled by arbitration in Chicago, Illinois under the rules of arbitration of the American Arbitration Association.
TERMS OF SALE
Terms and Conditions for Restaurant-Specific Certificates
• Limit one (1) redemption per party, per month, per restaurant.
• Limit one (1) Restaurant-Specific Certificate per redemption. Only one Restaurant-Specific Certificate can be used per party, even if the party is seated at separate tables and/or receives more than one check.
• Use of Restaurant-Specific Certificates for alcoholic beverages is at the sole discretion of the restaurant. Restaurant agrees to comply with all state laws pertaining to the same.
• Restaurant-Specific Certificates cannot be combined with any other restaurant certificates, third party certificates, coupons, or promotions.
• Restaurant-Specific Certificates cannot be used for taxes, tips or prior balances.
• No cash value for Restaurant-Specific Certificates.
• No cash back upon redemption or at any other time.
• Valid for parties of two (2) or more unless otherwise stated.
• Valid for dine in only unless otherwise stated.
• The issuing of restaurant credit is at the sole discretion of the restaurant unless otherwise required by law.
• Neither the seller nor the restaurant is responsible for lost or stolen certificates or restaurant certificates reference numbers.
• Reproduction, sale or trade of this Restaurant-Specific Certificate is prohibited unless done so in compliance with the law.
• Any attempted redemption not consistent with these terms & conditions will render the Restaurant-Specific Certificate void.
• Void to the extent prohibited by law.
• Restaurant-Specific Certificates can be exchanged for DineSmart.com Store Credit Certificates within 90 days of purchase date (“DineSmart.com Certificates,” as used in these Terms and Conditions, refers to the certificates printed from the DineSmart.com website that are of general use and are redeemable through the DineSmart.com website or an affiliated site for any Restaurant-Specific Certificate or Merchant Certificate available at such time). No cash back on Restaurant-Specific Certificates.
• Expire one (1) year from date of issue, except in California and where otherwise prohibited by law.
• With 50% OFF certificates party size may not exceed 8 people.
• Refunds will be prorated and any unredeemed certificates will be void.
Additional Terms and Conditions for All DineSmart.com Certificates
All certificates printed from the DineSmart.com website or any website associated with DineSmart.com (hereinafter “Certificates”) are promotional certificates that are offered to customers below their face value and shall be honored only in combination with additional consideration and subject to the terms and conditions of DineSmart.com and the participating restaurant or merchant. Certificates do not provide customers with an absolute right to redeem a certificate for its full value without such additional consideration.