FTC Disclosure Compliance Rules
In 2015, the Federal Trade Commission released their new rules for Disclosure Compliance.
These rules are set in place to ensure that readers or viewers of web media are aware if the blogger or publisher is sponsored, endorsed, or partnered with a different company. The readers need to know if the content publisher is making money by sharing a link or product.
In compliance with the FTC guidelines, please assume the following about links and posts on this site:
Any/all of the links on CrownYa.com are affiliate links for which we receive a small compensation from sales of certain items.
The CrownYa website and app contains affiliate links, which means we receive a small compensation from sales of certain items. You will not pay more by clicking through to the link.
OWNERSHIP / RESTRICTIONS ON USE
The Website is owned and operated by Facets Novum LLC. Any and all content, data, graphics, photographs, images, audio, video, software, systems, processes, trademarks, service marks, trade names and other information including, without limitation, the “look and feel” of the Website (collectively, the “Content”) contained in this Website are proprietary to Facets Novum LLC, its affiliates and/or third-party licensors. The Content is protected by United States and international copyright and trademark laws.
Except as set forth herein, you may not modify, copy, reproduce, publish, post, transmit, distribute, display, perform, create derivative works from, transfer or sell any Content without the express prior written consent of CrownYa. You may download, print and reproduce the Content for your own non-commercial, informational purposes provided you agree to maintain any and all copyright or other proprietary notices contained in such Content, and to cite the URL Source of such Content. Reproduction of multiple copies of the Content, in whole or in part, for resale or distribution is strictly prohibited except with the prior written permission of CrownYa. To obtain written consent for such reproduction, please contact us at info at crownya.com
REGISTRATION AND PASSWORDS
To access certain portions of the Website and/or to request sample products online, you may be asked to complete an online registration form. In consideration for your use of this Website and the services provided on it, you agree to provide true, current, complete and accurate information as requested on any registration form to which this Website may direct you, and to update that registration information as soon as possible after any information on such registration form changes.
Upon registration, you will choose a username and password. You alone are responsible for keeping that password and username confidential, and for any and all activity that occurs on this Website under such password or username. You agree to immediately notify CrownYa of any unauthorized use of your password or username or any other breach of security.
It is our goal to provide increased value to you, our visitors. Therefore, the Website might offer you links to other sites on the Internet that are owned and operated by third parties and therefore not affiliated with us. Please understand that such linked websites are independent from CrownYa and that CrownYa has no control over the content of such websites. Consequently, CrownYa cannot be held liable and makes no warranty or representation whatsoever as to the accuracy, timeliness and/or completeness of the information contained on such websites.
The links which we might place on our Website do not imply that we sponsor, endorse or are affiliated or associated with, or have been legally authorized to use any trade-mark, trade name, service mark, design, logo, symbol or other copyrighted materials displayed on or accessible through such sites.
As a condition of your continued access to and use of this Website, you agree to abide by all applicable federal, provincial, state, territorial and other laws and regulations and the “Code of Conduct” set forth below. Specifically, in addition, without limiting the foregoing, you agree not to:
- a) upload, post, e-mail or otherwise transmit any material that:
i) constitutes unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, “junk mail,” “spam,” “chain letters,” “pyramid schemes,” or any other form of solicitation;
ii) infringes any patent, trade-mark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary or privacy rights of any party;
iii) is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, invasive of another’s privacy, hateful, racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable, or an unfair product comparison; or
iv) contains any form of destructive software such as a virus, worm, Trojan horse, time bomb, cancelbot, or any other harmful components or any other computer file, program or code, designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software, hardware or telecommunications equipment;
b) harvest or otherwise collect or store any information (including personally identifiable information) about other users of the Website, including e-mail addresses, without the express consent of such users;
c) for the purpose of misleading others, create a false identity of the sender or the origin of a message, forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any material transmitted through the Website;
d) attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Website, other computer systems or networks connected to the Website, through password mining or any other means;
f) interfere with or disrupt networks or servers connected to the Website or violate the regulations, policies or procedures of such networks; and
g) use, download or otherwise copy, or provide to any person or entity any Website users directory or other user or usage information or any portion thereof other than in the context of your use of the Website.
DISCLAIMER / LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
THE LAWS OF CERTAIN JURISDICTIONS, INCLUDING THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LEGAL WARRANTIES, LIABILITY OR CERTAIN DAMAGES OR LIMITATIONS OF REPRESENTATIONS MADE CONCERNING GOODS OR SERVICES. IF THESE LAWS APPLY TO YOU, SOME OR ALL OF THE BELOW EXCLUSIONS OR LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
Although we strive to update and keep accurate as much as possible the Content contained on the Website, errors and/or omissions may occur.
ACCORDINGLY, THIS WEBSITE, INCLUDING THE CONTENT AND SERVICES PROVIDED HEREIN, IS BEING PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. CROWNYA DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. CROWNYA DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS ON THE WEBSITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, ERROR-FREE OR FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.
IN NO EVENT SHALL CROWNYA BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE WEBSITE OR ANY CONTENT, SERVICES OR ANY PRODUCT SAMPLE OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE, EVEN IF CROWNYA HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
SAMPLE PRODUCTS DISPLAYED ON THE WEBSITE MAY NOT BE AVAILABLE AT ALL TIMES AND PRODUCTS MAY BE CHANGED, AND PRODUCTS SUBSTITUTED OR DISCONTINUED AT ANY TIME. WHILE WE ATTEMPT TO PROVIDE AN ACCURATE DESCRIPTION OF ITEMS AVAILABLE ON THE SITE, WE DO NOT WARRANT THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, RELIABILITY OR CURRENCY OF SUCH DESCRIPTIONS.
ALL OTHER TERMS AND CONDITIONS GOVERNING ANY PRODUCT ON THE WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED WHEN YOU REQUEST A PRODUCT. CROWNYA MAKES NO WARRANTIES REGARDING ANY PRODUCT SAMPLES. YOU EXPRESSLY RELEASE AND HOLD CROWNYA HARMLESS FROM ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, LOSSES, LIABILITY, DAMAGES, INJURIES AND EXPENSES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, PERSONAL INJURY CLAIMS) ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO YOUR USE OF ANY PRODUCT SAMPLES OBTAINED VIA THE WEBSITE. YOUR SOLE RECOURSE SHALL BE AGAINST THE PRODUCT MANUFACTURERS.
In particular, you agree to indemnify and hold harmless CrownYa, its affiliates, members, officers, employees, agents, sponsors, and licensors for any injury, including but not limited to bodily harm or death, to you or any third party that may result from the use of or reliance on any Content or product shipped to you by CrownYa. You understand and agree that CrownYa is merely providing product samples to you as a service, and that CrownYa has no control over, or responsibility for, the products themselves and/or any adverse reactions you may experience as result of their use. CrownYa recommends that users exercise their own skill and care with respect to the use of any Content and should obtain any expert advice they consider necessary. Always read and follow the product label.
CrownYa respects your right to privacy of your personal information. Please review our Privacy Notice for details on the manner in which we collect, use, disclose and otherwise manage your personal information.
From time to time we may offer and/or co-sponsor contests or promotions on the Website. Each of these activities shall be governed by specific rules accessible from the pages of the Website offering the promotion or when you submit your entry.
RATINGS & REVIEWS
CrownYa may enable you to help others make smart shopping decisions by providing ratings and reviews about your experience with various brands’ products. When you provide such ratings and reviews and allow us to share them with others publicly, we need to obtain certain rights to reproduce your rating and review. When you provide a rating and review, you (i) represent and warrant that it is your original work, and that you have the right and authority to, and do hereby, grant us an irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free worldwide license in perpetuity to reproduce, store, copy, transmit, broadcast, display, distribute, use, edit, translate, combine with other material, publish, post, alter, adapt, create derivative works from, commercialize, trade-mark and otherwise use, without limitation, all or any part of the rating and review in any manner and media whether now known or hereafter devised including, without limitation, on the CrownYa or brand partner’s website or on third party review networks used by our brand partners; and (ii) waive any and all moral rights that you may have in and to the rating & review with respect to the uses contemplated herein.
CHANGES AND TERMINATION
“CrownYa” and “www.crownya.com” are trademarks of Facets Novum LLC. Other marks, graphics, typefaces, trademarks and logos appearing on the Website are trademarks or trade dress of Facets Novum LLC. All other trademarks appearing on the Website are property of their respective owners. Our trademarks and trade dress may not be used in any manner for any purpose without our express written consent.