Terms of Use

Revised: May 31, 2018

Welcome!

Thank you for visiting Ethos GSFM (Grooming Station For Men). Ethos GSFM is a men's grooming company designed to bring a distinguished grooming experience to the metropolitan gentleman (the "Service"). The Service is provided by Ethos Grooming Station for Men LLC ("Company", "we", or "us"). These terms and conditions, as may be amended from time to time (the "Terms of Use"), together with our Privacy Policy (collectively, the "Ethos Terms") govern your access to and use of the Service made available online through our website, ethosgsfm.com, and any of our applications through whatever platform, including any content and functionality (collectively, the "Site"), whether as a guest or as a registered user.

Acceptance of the Terms of Use

The Ethos Terms are entered into by and between you and the Company. Please read the Ethos Terms carefully before you start to use the Site. By using the Site or by clicking to accept or agree to the Ethos Terms when this option is made available to you, you accept and agree to be bound by and abide by the Ethos Terms. If you do not accept the Ethos Terms, you must not access or use the Site.

The Site is offered and available to users who are 13 years of age or older and reside in the United States or any of its territories and possessions. By using the Site, you represent and warrant that you are of legal age to form a binding contract with the Company and meet all of the foregoing eligibility requirements. If you do not meet all of these requirements, you must not access or use the Site.

Changes to the Ethos Terms

We may revise and update the Ethos Terms from time to time in our sole discretion. All changes are effective immediately when we post them and apply to all access to and use of the Site thereafter. However, any changes to the dispute resolution provisions set forth in "Governing Law and Jurisdiction" below will not apply to any disputes for which parties have actual notice on or prior to the date the change is posted on the Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of revised Ethos Terms means that you accept and agree to the changes. You are expected to check this page frequently so you are aware of any changes, as they are binding on you.

Accessing the Site and Account Security

We reserve the right to withdraw or amend the Site, and any services or materials we provide on the Site (including the Service), at any time in our sole discretion without notice. We will not be liable if for any reason all or any part of the Site is unavailable at any time or for any period. From time to time, we may restrict access to portions of the Site, or the entire Site, to some or all users, including registered users. We have no obligation to provide you with any technical support in connection with your use or attempted use of the Site.

To access the Site or some of the resources it offers, you may be asked to provide certain registration details or other information. It is a condition of your use of the Site that all the information you provide on the Site is correct, current and complete. You agree that all information you provide to register with this Site or otherwise, including but not limited to through the use of any interactive features of the Site, is governed by our Privacy Policy, and you consent to all actions we take with respect to your information that are not inconsistent with our Privacy Policy.

If you choose, or are provided with, a user name, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as strictly confidential, and you must not disclose it to any other person or entity. You also acknowledge that your account is personal to you and agree not to provide any other person with access to any portion of the Site using your user name, password or other security information. You agree to notify us immediately upon becoming aware of any unauthorized access to or use of your user name or password or any other breach of security. You also agree to ensure that you exit from your account at the end of each session. You should use particular caution when accessing your account from a public or shared computer so that others are not able to view or record your password or other personal information.

We have the right to disable any user name, password or other identifier, whether chosen by you or provided by us, at any time in our sole discretion for any or no reason, including if, in our opinion, you may have violated any provision of these Terms of Use.

Fees; Payment

Using the Site is free. Fees for the Service will be paid in accordance with the Service and payment options described on the Site from time to time (e.g., one-time, monthly subscription, annual subscription). Subscriptions are payable in advance. All fees are non-refundable. Subscription terms will automatically renew unless you provide us with notice of non-renewal prior to the end of the then-current subscription term. You may gift some or all of your subscription Service to another individual during the term of the applicable subscription by contacting us at info@ethosgsfm.com. Subscription Services that are not used within the applicable subscription period will be donated to one or more charities selected by us.

Intellectual Property Rights

The Site and its entire contents, features and functionality (including but not limited to all information, software (including any source code and object code), text, displays, images, video and audio, and the design, selection, and arrangement thereof), are owned by the Company, its affiliates, its licensors, or other providers of such material and are protected by United States and international copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret and other intellectual property or proprietary rights law, as applicable.

You must not reproduce, distribute, modify, create derivative works of, publicly display, publicly perform, republish, download, store or transmit any of the material on the Site, except as follows:

  • Your computer or mobile device may temporarily store copies of such materials in RAM incidental to your accessing and viewing those materials;
  • You may store files that are automatically cached by your web browser for display enhancement purposes; and
  • You may print or download one copy of a reasonable number of pages of the Site for your own personal, non-commercial use and not for further reproduction, publication or distribution.

You must not:

  • Modify copies of any materials from this site; or
  • Delete or alter any copyright, trademark or other proprietary rights notices from copies of materials from this site.

If you print, copy, modify, download, or otherwise use or provide any other person with access to any part of the Site in breach of the Terms of Use, your right to use the Site will cease immediately and you must, at our option, immediately return or securely destroy any copies of the materials you have made. No right, title or interest in or to the Site or any content on the Site is transferred to you, and all rights not expressly granted are reserved by the Company. Any use of the Site not expressly permitted by these Terms of Use is a breach of these Terms of Use and may violate copyright, trademark and other laws.

Trademarks

 The Company name, the Company logo, and all related names, logos, product and service names, designs and slogans are trademarks of the Company or its affiliates or licensors. You must not use such marks without the prior written permission of the Company. All other names, logos, product and service names, designs and slogans on the Site are the trademarks of their respective owners.

Prohibited Uses

 You may use the Site only for lawful purposes and in accordance with these Terms of Use. You agree not to use the Site:

  • In any way that violates applicable federal, state, or local law or regulation (including, without limitation, any laws regarding the exporting of data or software to and from the US);
  • For the purposes of exploiting, harming or attempting to exploit or harm minors in any way by exposing them to inappropriate content, asking for personally identifiable information or otherwise;
  • To send, knowingly receive, upload, download, use or re-use any material which does not comply with the Content Standards set out in these Terms of Use;
  • To transmit, or procure the sending of, any advertising or promotional material without prior written consent, including any "junk mail", "chain letter", or "spam" or any other similar solicitation;
  • To impersonate or attempt to impersonate the Company, a Company employee, another user or any other person or entity (including, without limitation, by using e-mail addresses or screen names associated with any of the foregoing); or
  • To engage in any other conduct that restricts or inhibits anyone's use or enjoyment of the Site, or which, as determined by us in our sole discretion, may harm the Company or users of the Site or expose us or them to liability.

Additionally, you agree not to:

  • Use the Site in any manner that could disable, overburden, damage, or impair the Site or interfere with any other party's use of the Site, including any other party's ability to engage in real time activities through the Site;
  • Use any robot, spider or other automatic device, process or means to access the Site for any purposes, including monitoring or copying any of the material on the Site;
  • Use any manual process or monitor to copy any of the material on the Site or for any other unauthorized purpose without our prior written consent;
  • Use any device, software or routine that interferes with the proper working of the Site;
  • Introduce any viruses, trojan horses, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful;
  • Attempt to gain unauthorized access to, interfere with, damage or disrupt any parts of the Site, the server(s) on which the Site is stored, or any server, computer, or database connected to the Site;
  • Attack the Site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of-service attack; or
  • Otherwise attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Site.

User Contributions; Photo Release

The Site may contain personal profiles and other interactive features (collectively, "Interactive Services") that allow users to post, submit or transmit to other users or to affiliates (hereinafter, "post") content or materials (collectively, "User Contributions") on or through the Site. All User Contributions must comply with the Content Standards set out in these Terms of Use.

Any User Contribution you post to the Site, or using the Site, will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary, unless otherwise specifically noted by us. By providing any User Contributions on the Site, you grant us and our affiliates and service providers, and each of their and our respective licensees, successors and assigns the right to use, reproduce, modify, perform, display, distribute and otherwise disclose to third parties any such material.

You represent and warrant that:

  • You own or control all rights in and to the User Contributions and have the right to grant the license granted above to us and our affiliates and service providers, and each of their and our respective licensees, successors and assigns; and
  • All of your User Contributions do and will comply with these Terms of Use.

You understand and acknowledge that you are responsible for any User Contributions you submit or contribute, and you, not the Company, have full responsibility for such content, including its legality, reliability, accuracy and appropriateness. We are not responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any User Contributions posted by you or any user of the Site.

In consideration for your use of the Site and the availability of the Services to you, you hereby grant to Company permission to photograph and/or make video recordings of you and thereafter to use such materials in whole or in part without restriction, in any medium, and altered in any way, in connection with Company's marketing and publicity efforts from time to time. You hereby release Company from all claims of liability relating to such use. This permission and release shall be irrevocable and binding upon your successors, legal representatives and assigns and shall accrue to the benefit of Company's successors, legal representatives and assigns.

Monitoring and Enforcement; Termination

 We have the right to:

  • Remove or refuse to post any User Contributions for any or no reason in our sole discretion;
  • Take any action with respect to any User Contribution that we deem necessary or appropriate in our sole discretion, including if we believe that such User Contributions violate the Terms of Use, including the Content Standards, infringes any intellectual property right or other right of any person or entity, threatens the personal safety of users of the Site or the public or could create liability for the Company or any third party;
  • Disclose your identity or other information about you to any third party who claims that material posted by you violates their rights, including their intellectual property rights or privacy rights;
  • Take appropriate legal action, including, without limitation, referral to law enforcement, for any illegal or unauthorized use of the Site; and/or
  • Terminate or suspend your access to all or any part of the Site for any or no reason, including, without limitation, any violation of these Terms of Use.

Without limiting the foregoing, we have the right to fully cooperate with any governmental authorities (e.g., law enforcement) or court order requesting or directing us to disclose the identity or other information of anyone posting any materials on or through the Site. YOU WAIVE AND HOLD HARMLESS THE COMPANY AND ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, MEMBERS, MANAGERS, EMPLOYEES, AFFILIATES, LICENSEES AND SERVICE PROVIDERS FROM ANY CLAIMS RESULTING FROM ANY ACTION TAKEN BY ANY OF THE FOREGOING PARTIES DURING OR AS A RESULT OF ITS INVESTIGATIONS AND FROM ANY ACTIONS TAKEN AS A CONSEQUENCE OF INVESTIGATIONS BY EITHER SUCH PARTIES OR GOVERNMENTAL AUTHORITIES.

We do not undertake to review all material before it is posted on or transmitted through the Site and cannot ensure prompt removal of objectionable material after it has been posted. Accordingly, we assume no liability for any action or inaction regarding transmissions, communications or content provided by any user or third party. We have no liability or responsibility to anyone for performance or nonperformance of the activities described in this section.

Content Standards

These content standards apply to any and all User Contributions and use of Interactive Services. User Contributions must comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations in all respects. Without limiting the foregoing, User Contributions must not:

  • Contain any material which is defamatory, obscene, indecent, abusive, offensive, harassing, violent, hateful, inflammatory, or otherwise objectionable;
  • Promote sexually explicit or pornographic material, violence, or discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, or age;
  • Infringe any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, or other intellectual property or other rights of any other person or entity;
  • Violate the legal rights (including the rights of publicity and privacy) of others or contain any material that could give rise to any civil or criminal liability under applicable laws or regulations or that otherwise may be in conflict with the Ethos Terms;
  • Be likely to deceive any person;
  • Promote any illegal activity, or advocate, promote or assist any unlawful act;
  • Cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety or be likely to upset, embarrass, alarm or annoy any other person;
  • Impersonate any person, or misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person or organization;
  • Involve commercial activities or sales, such as contests, sweepstakes, and other sales promotions, barter or advertising; or
  • Give the impression that they emanate from or are endorsed by us or any other person or entity, if this is not the case.

Reliance on Information Posted

The information presented on or through the Site is made available solely for general information purposes. We do not warrant the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of this information. Any reliance you place on such information is strictly at your own risk. We disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by you or any other visitor to the Site, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.

The Site may include content provided by third parties. All statements and/or opinions expressed in these materials, and all articles and responses to questions and other content, other than the content provided by the Company, are solely the opinions and responsibility of the person or entity providing those materials. These materials do not necessarily reflect the opinion of the Company. We are not responsible, or liable to you or any third party, for the content or accuracy of any materials provided by any third parties.

Changes to the Site

We may update the content of the Site from time to time, but its content is not necessarily complete or up-to-date. Any material on the Site may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.

Information About You and Your Visits to the Site

All information we collect through the Site is subject to our Privacy Policy. By using the Site, you consent to all actions taken by us with respect to your information in compliance with the Privacy Policy.

Links from the Site

If the Site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your convenience only. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and we accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them. If you decide to access any of the third party websites linked to this Site, you do so entirely at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use for such websites.

Geographic Restrictions

The owner of the Site is based in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the United States. We provide this Site for use only by persons located in the United States. We make no claims that the Site or any of its content is accessible or appropriate outside of the United States. Access to the Site may not be legal by certain persons or in certain countries. If you access the Site from outside the United States, you do so on your own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.

Disclaimer of Warranties

You understand that we cannot and do not guarantee or warrant that files available for downloading from the internet or the Site will be free of viruses or other destructive code. You are responsible for implementing sufficient procedures and checkpoints to satisfy your particular requirements for anti-virus protection and accuracy of data input and output, and for maintaining a means external to the Site for any reconstruction of any lost data. WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE CAUSED BY A DISTRIBUTED DENIAL-OF-SERVICE ATTACK, VIRUS OR OTHER TECHNOLOGICALLY HARMFUL MATERIAL THAT MAY INFECT YOUR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT, COMPUTER PROGRAMS, DATA OR OTHER PROPRIETARY MATERIAL DUE TO YOUR USE OF THE SITE OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE SITE OR TO YOUR DOWNLOADING OF ANY MATERIAL POSTED ON THE SITE, OR ON ANY SITE LINKED TO IT.

YOUR USE OF THE SITE, ITS CONTENT AND ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE SITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. THE SITE, ITS CONTENTS AND ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE SITE ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS, WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. NEITHER THE COMPANY NOR ANY PERSON ASSOCIATED WITH THE COMPANY MAKES ANY WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION WITH RESPECT TO THE COMPLETENESS, SECURITY, RELIABILITY, QUALITY, ACCURACY OR AVAILABILITY OF THE SITE. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, NEITHER THE COMPANY NOR ANYONE ASSOCIATED WITH THE COMPANY REPRESENTS OR WARRANTS THAT THE SITE, ITS CONTENT OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE SITE WILL BE ACCURATE, RELIABLE, ERROR-FREE OR UNINTERRUPTED, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, THAT THE SITE OR THE SERVER(S) THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS OR THAT THE SITE OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE SITE WILL OTHERWISE MEET YOUR NEEDS OR EXPECTATIONS.

THE COMPANY HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND WITH RESPECT TO THE SERVICES AND THE SITE, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT AND FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

THE FOREGOING DOES NOT AFFECT ANY WARRANTIES WHICH CANNOT BE EXCLUDED OR LIMITED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.

Limitation on Liability

IN NO EVENT WILL THE COMPANY, ITS AFFILIATES OR ITS OR THEIR RESPECTIVE LICENSORS, SERVICE PROVIDERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, MEMBERS, MANAGERS, OFFICERS OR DIRECTORS BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, UNDER ANY LEGAL THEORY, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SERVICES OR YOUR USE, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE SITE, ANY SITES LINKED TO IT, OR ANY CONTENT ON THE SITE OR SUCH OTHER SITES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PERSONAL INJURY, PAIN AND SUFFERING, EMOTIONAL DISTRESS, LOSS OF REVENUE, LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF BUSINESS OR ANTICIPATED SAVINGS, LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF GOODWILL, LOSS OF DATA, AND WHETHER CAUSED BY TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), BREACH OF CONTRACT OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF FORESEEABLE. THE FOREGOING DOES NOT AFFECT ANY LIABILITY WHICH CANNOT BE EXCLUDED OR LIMITED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.

Indemnification

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless the Company, its affiliates, licensors and service providers, and its and their respective officers, directors, members, managers, employees, contractors, agents, licensors, suppliers, successors, and assigns from and against any actual or alleged claims, liabilities, damages, judgments, awards, losses, costs, expenses or fees (including attorneys' fees) arising out of or relating to your violation of these Terms of Use or your use of the Site, including, but not limited to, your User Contributions, any use of the Site's content, services and products other than as expressly authorized in these Terms of Use or your use of any information obtained from the Site.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction

All matters relating to the Service, the Site and the Ethos Terms and any dispute or claim arising therefrom or related thereto (in each case, including non-contractual disputes or claims), shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the internal laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania without giving effect to any choice or conflict of law provision or rule (whether of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania or any other jurisdiction).

Any legal suit, action or proceeding arising out of, or related to, the Ethos Terms, the Service or the Site shall be instituted exclusively in the federal courts of the United States or the courts of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in each case located in the City of Philadelphia and County of Philadelphia. You waive any and all objections to the exercise of jurisdiction over you by such courts and to venue in such courts.

Arbitration

At our sole discretion, we may require you to submit any disputes arising from the Ethos Terms, the Service or the Site, including disputes arising from or concerning their interpretation, violation, invalidity, non-performance, or termination, to final and binding arbitration under the Rules of Arbitration of the American Arbitration Association applying Pennsylvania law and taking place in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Limitation on Time to File a Claim

ANY CAUSE OF ACTION OR CLAIM YOU MAY HAVE ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THE ETHOS TERMS, THE SERVICE OR THE SITE MUST BE COMMENCED WITHIN ONE (1) YEAR AFTER THE CAUSE OF ACTION ACCRUES, OTHERWISE, SUCH CAUSE OF ACTION OR CLAIM IS PERMANENTLY BARRED.

Waiver and Severability

No waiver by the Company of any term or condition set forth in the Ethos Terms shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or condition or waiver of any other term or condition, and any failure of the Company to assert a right or provision under the Ethos Terms shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of the Ethos Terms is held by a court or other tribunal of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable for any reason, such provision shall be eliminated or limited to the maximum extent such that the remaining provisions of the Ethos Terms will continue in full force and effect.

Entire Agreement

Unless explicitly stated in a separate private agreement between you and us, the Ethos Terms constitute the sole and entire agreement between you and the Company with respect to the Site and the Service and supersede all prior and contemporaneous understandings, agreements, representations and warranties, both written and oral, with respect thereto. If a separate contract is made between you and the Company with respect to the Site or the Service, the terms of the separate contract control in the event that those terms may be in conflict with the Ethos Terms.

Electronic Communications

You hereby consent to receiving email messages, text messages (i.e., SMS and/or MMS communications) and/or telephone calls, including to your wireless telephone number(s), from us in connection with the Services, including text messages and/or telephone calls that are automatically dialed and/or include pre-recorded messages.

Your Comments, Questions and Concerns

The Site is operated by Ethos Grooming Station for Men LLC located at 1818 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103.

All feedback, comments, requests for technical support and other communications relating to the Site or the Ethos Terms and related practices should be directed to: info@ethosgsfm.com.