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Legal Statement - Southern Exposure LLC

This Website is operated by Southern Exposure Farm, LLC, and its affiliates (hereafter referred to collectively as "Southern Exposure") for use by its customers, prospective customers, business affiliates, employees, staff, associates, contractors, vendors and the general public. By using this Website and/or engaging in activities at Southern Exposure, you agree to all terms and conditions of this statement, including the Registration and Cancellation Policy, Privacy Policy, and Web Liability Waiver, without exception. You also agree to hold harmless Southern Exposure, True Wind Media, LLC, Active Network, their owners, investors, agents, affiliates, employees, staff, associates, vendors, service organizations, contractors, third-party suppliers, successors and assigns for any damages or injuries incurred related to your use of this Website and/or your purchase, use or consumption of any of the services and/or products provided by Southern Exposure. Do not use this Website or engage in activities at Southern Exposure if you do not agree to the terms of this Legal Statement, including the Privacy Policy, Registration and Cancellation Policy, and Website Liability Waiver below, as well as any related information found elsewhere on this Website or as promulgated in the public statements, client communications and/or printed materials provided by Southern Exposure. For additional information, please contact Southern Exposure at (269) 962-1255 during normal business hours.


Fall 2017 Reservations Policy

Reservations and Availability:
All scheduled events at Southern Exposure (specialty dining, workshops and bus tours) must be paid for at the time of registration. We have responded to your requests and expanded our schedule to offer many new choices along with your favorites. Our scheduled events are offered on a first come, first-served basis. To secure your space at an upcoming event or events, please make your reservation(s) in advance. Most workshops are approximately two hours in length and are held at the Southern Exposure Herb Farm. Specialty dining events and bus tours usually run longer. Please note that you must be at least 21 years old to register for events SE-09, SE-10, SE-19, SE-21 and SE-53 during our 2017 season. For further details on upcoming events, please read the latest descriptions for the current season on our Calendar page.

Customer Refund Policy for Workshops, Specialty Dining Events and Bus Tours:
A refund (less $20 processing fee, unless transferred to another scheduled event with openings in the current season) is given if you cancel by writing, calling, or e-mailing Southern Exposure at least 96 hours prior to the class date. If a cancellation is received less than 96 hours prior, there will be no refund. You may also send another guest in your place if you cannot attend.

The above policy applies to all specialty dining and workshops, with the exception of SE-10 during the Fall 2017 season. SE-10 is a group bus tours that requires a minimum of 14 days prior notice for a refund, less $20.00 processing fee. With a cancellation received less than 14 days prior to a scheduled bus trip, Southern Exposure will only refund 50% of the registration fee, less $20.00 processing fee. If a cancellation is received less than 7 days prior to a bus tour, there will be no refund.

Event Cancellation Policy: Please register two weeks in advance to prevent cancellation of a workshop, specialty dining event or bus tour due to insufficient enrollment. If Southern Exposure cancels a workshop, registrants will be notified and full refunds will be issued.

By making a reservation with Southern Exposure, either online, via phone or in person, you agree to the terms and conditions of our Fall 2017 cancellation policy. For more information, please call our office (269) 962-1255 during normal business hours. Thank you!


PRIVACY POLICY

GENERAL

Southern Exposure LLC and its affiliates (hereafter referred to collectively as "Southern Exposure") are committed to maintaining the privacy of personal information that you provide to us when using the Southern Exposure Website (hereafter referred to collectively as the "Website"). This Privacy Policy describes how we treat personal information received about you when you visit or register on the Website. This Privacy Policy does not apply to any personal information received by Southern Exposure in connection with any other agreement you may enter into with Southern Exposure not a part of this Website.

We may make content on other Websites available to you from links located on the Website. These other Websites are not subject to this Privacy Policy. We recommend that you review the privacy policy at each such Website to determine how that site protects your privacy.

INFORMATION WE COLLECT

General: When you register, and at other times, we will collect personally identifiable information from you that may include your name, age, address, e-mail address, phone number, credit-card number, facts about your meal preferences, order information and facts about your experience at Southern Exposure. We do not, however, knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of thirteen.

Surveys: We may conduct occasional online surveys. For example, when you're within the Website, you may see a pop-up window offering you the optional opportunity of participating in a survey. These surveys are entirely voluntary and you may easily decline to participate.

Website Usage Information: We automatically collect IP addresses and Website usage information from you when you visit the Website. This information helps us evaluate how our visitors and subscribers use and navigate our Websites, including the number and frequency of visitors and subscribers to each Web page, and the length of their visits, and search terms you use.

HOW WE USE INFORMATION COLLECTED

We may use information in the following ways:

  • For the purposes for which you specifically provided the information including, for example, to enable us to process, validate and verify orders for services at Southern Exposure.
  • To send you e-mail notifications and/or printed material about our new or existing services and Website, special offers, or to otherwise contact you.
  • To enhance existing features or develop new features, services, products and Websites.
  • To allow us to personalize the content and advertising that you and others see based on personal characteristics or preferences.
  • We may combine the information that we collect from you on the Website with information that you provide to us in connection with your use of our other products, Website and Websites.

We may hire other companies to provide services on our behalf including, without limitation, facilitating some aspects of the Website, sending e-mail, and fulfilling purchase requests. These other companies may be supplied with or have access to your personally identifiable information solely for the purpose of providing these Websites to us or on our behalf. Your information will not be used for other purposes.

Except as specifically set forth in this Privacy Policy, we will not share your personally identifiable information outside of Southern Exposure unless you "opt in" to having your personally identifiable information shared with a company that is not affiliated with us.

We may disclose and use personally identifiable information in special circumstances where it is necessary to enforce our Terms of Use (for example, when necessary to protect our intellectual property rights). We may also disclose or use your personal information when we, in good faith, believe that the law requires us to do so.

DISCUSSIONS

We may create a Discussion section of our Website to provide you with an opportunity to tell us what you think and read what other readers have to say. If you chose to use any such Discussions features (for example, by posting a message on our Discussions message boards), we may make public any information that you provide including your name, location and e-mail address.

E-MAIL MESSAGES

If you register on our Website, you may occasionally receive e-mail messages about the Website that are intended to assist you in making the most out of your registration. Such e-mail messages may contain a link that you may use to opt-out of receiving further such messages.

COOKIES AND WEB BEACONS

We may employ cookie technology. Read our Cookie Disclosure Statement for more information on our use of cookies. We may use web beacons (invisible images often referred to as pixel tags or clear GIFs) on our site in order to recognize users and assess traffic patterns. We also include Web beacons in our e-mail messages including newsletters in order to count how many e-mail messages have been opened.

ADS FOR THE WEBSITE

When you view an ad for the Website on other sites, our third-party advertising company may place or recognize a unique cookie on your browser. The Website and our advertising company may also use Web beacons (invisible images often referred to as pixel tags or clear GIFs) to note which Website pages you visit after viewing our ads. The information that is collected through the use of these images is not personally identifiable and is used only to track response to our advertising efforts.

SECURITY

The personally identifiable information we collect about you is stored in limited-access servers. We will maintain safeguards to protect the security of these servers and your personally identifiable information.

REVIEW AND CORRECTION

You may review and update the personally identifiable information/registration information that you have provided to us by sending an e-mail request. Click here to send an e-mail request to Southern Exposure.

DATA RETENTION

We retain your information for as long as necessary to permit us to use it for the purposes that we have communicated to you and comply with applicable law or regulations.

POLICY MODIFICATIONS

When we make any material change to this Privacy Policy, we will inform you by posting a notice on this site that the policy has been updated and by changing the date on this page noting when the policy was last updated.

TRANSFER TO U.S. OR OTHER COUNTRIES

Your information may be stored and processed in the United States or Canada to facilitate online processing, and by registering on our Website, you consent to the transfer of information outside of your country.


WEBSITE LIABILITY WAIVER

Some parts of this Website were developed and/or provided by True Wind Media, LLC. By using this Website, you agree that True Wind Media, LLC, its affiliate Active Network, and all other third-party vendors associated with this Website shall not be liable for any damages resulting from the use or misuse of the software, systems, design, text, graphics, online hosting services, online payment services, e-mail services, support services, information or related systems provided on this Website. Neither True Wind Media, LLC, its owners, its officers, its owners, its contractors, its vendors, its affiliates, its associates, nor any agency thereof, nor any of their employees, makes any warranty, express or implied, or assumes any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, timeliness or usefulness of said System, including any information, output, customer experience or unspecified services related to said System. Information provided in said System is not intended to provide sole or conclusive direction, input or data for any purchasing or usage decision on behalf of Southern Exposure, nor its clients, customers, employees, staff, contractors, owners, investors, agents, assigns, successors or affiliates, now or in the future. You agree to indemnify and hold harmless True Wind Media, LLC, its staff, officers, owners, agents and affiliates from liability of any sort in connection with the contents of said System, its verbal presentation or any actions taken based on information presented herein. Web Hosting Disclaimer: Websites, online information and e-commerce solutions (collectively hereinafter known as “Website”) provided by, through or in association with True Wind Media and/or its affiliate Active Network (including all related companies, agents, successors, assigns, employees, owners and investors of both companies) are subject to the following terms:

THIS WEBSITE AND THE INFORMATION, SERVICES, PRODUCTS AND MATERIALS CONTAINED ON THIS WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS WITH NO WARRANTY. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW. TRUE WIND MEDIA AND ACTIVE NETWORK DISCLAIM ALL REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE OPERATION OF THE WEBSITE AND THE INFORMATION, SERVICES, PRODUCTS AND MATERIALS ON THIS WEBSITE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. IN NO EVENT WILL TRUE WIND MEDIA AND Active Network BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM THE USE OF THIS WEBSITE OR ANY GOODS OR SERVICES OBTAINED ON THIS WEBSITE, INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES (EVEN IF TRUE WIND MEDIA AND/OR Active Network HAVE  BEEN ADVISED ON THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. INCLUSION OF ANY COMPANY NAME (WHETHER IT IS PROTECTED BY TRADEMARK OR NOT) ON THIS WEBSITE DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT OF PRODUCTS AND IS MERELY A FACTUAL STATEMENT OF PURCHASE, REGISTRATION, OR EXPRESSED USAGE, IN WRITING OR VERBALLY, OF PRODUCTS.

COPYRIGHTS

All content within this web site, such as text, data, images, audio and video clips available on this web site, are the property of the web site owner, its licensors, content suppliers and/or syndicates, and is protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. By nature of this Website's "Content Management" tools, third parties may have an ability to post information, graphics, etc., within the site. If you find any item posted that is deemed too be infringing on a copyright, its removal will become of foremost priority.

All content available on this web site may only be used by you as an information gathering resource. You may not copy, publish, distribute, create derivative works of, or commercially exploit the content of this web site, or use this web site for any other purpose without the explicit permission of the web site owner.

TRADEMARKS

All trademarks, brands, names and logos appearing on this web site are the property of their respective owners.

IMPLIED CONSENT
All information gathered by the web site owner during your visit will not be resold to any third party. You agree through implied consent, that the web site owner reserves the right to track your activities and, if necessary, to refuse access to the protected areas.

Any links on this web site operated by third parties are provided for your convenience only. We are not responsible for the content and performance of these web sites or for your transactions with them and our inclusion of links to such web sites does not imply any endorsement of the material on such web sites.


COMMENTS AND QUESTIONS

If you have any questions, comments or concerns about our Privacy Policy, you may contact us via e-mail or by calling Southern Exposure at (269) 962-1255 during normal business hours.

(This policy was last updated on June 12, 2017.)

 

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