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ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Espresso Republic LLC (“Espresso Republic®”) owns and operates the Internet site located at http://www.espressorepublic.com/ and runs a blog and discussion boards on http://www.facebook.com/espressorepublic http://www.twitter.com/espressorep http://www.yelp.com/ http://www.vimeo.com/ http://www.youtube.com/ http://www.instagram.com/ http://www.pinterest.com/ (collectively, the “Site”), located on servers in the United States. By accessing, browsing and/or using the pages in this Site, you agree to these terms and conditions (“Terms and Conditions”), you consent to receive required notices (if any) and you attest that you are at least 18 years of age. This agreement contains disclaimers and other provisions that limit our liability to you. If you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions, do not access, browse or use this Site.

In the event you browse, access or use another site hosted by Espresso Republic®, its affiliates or other third parties, you may be subject to alternative terms and conditions of use, as may be specified on such site. In such event, the terms and conditions of use applicable to that site will govern your use of that site.

While we make reasonable efforts to provide accurate and timely information about Espresso Republic LLC on this Site, you should not assume that the information is always up to date or that this Site contains all the relevant information available about Espresso Republic®. In particular, if you are making an investment decision regarding Espresso Republic®, please consult a number of different sources.

MINORS

This Site is for a general audience that is not designed nor intended to collect personal information from children under the age of 18. Espresso Republic® does not knowingly collect personal information from anyone under the age of 18. We ask that parents supervise their children while online.

PRODUCT SALES AND AVAILABILITY

All products displayed on this Site will be delivered only within the United States. All prices displayed on the Site are quoted in U.S. Dollars and are valid and effective only in participating stores in the United States. Espresso Republic® reserves the right without prior notice to discontinue or change specifications on products and services offered on this Site without incurring any obligations.

ONLINE SALES AND TRANSACTIONS

When purchasing online, all transactions are placed at and on the domain address http://www.espressorepublic.com/. All transactions will be billed and listed as Espresso Republic LLC. Espresso Republic LLC owns the retail Brands, Black Goat® and Static®, as well as domains and all common trademarks.

CREDIT CARDS / PAYMENT METHODS

With any of our online transactions it is easy to use a credit card to make your purchase. We accept all major cards including, Visa, MasterCard, and American Express. There is no surcharge for using your credit card to make purchases with us. Please be sure to provide your exact billing address and telephone number-the address and phone number your credit card bank has on file for you. Incorrect information may cause a delay in processing your order. Your credit card will be billed only upon shipment of your order. Please do not send cash with your mail orders.

SHIPPING AND RETURNS

We ship our products with either FED-EX, UPS or USPS.

If you are not 100% satisfied with a product, we will exchange it or refund the amount of the product (excluding shipping charges). Unopened merchandise may be exchanged for any reason within 5 days of the order date. Custom ground coffee is non-returnable unless you are unsatisfied with the quality. Please call us at 909-465-4101 to obtain a return authorization. Products shipped to 3rd party shipper and/or freight forward house are considered final sale products and cannot be returned or exchanged.

If you receive an order that is incorrect or the product you received is damaged, please contact our office at 909-465-4101 within 5 days of the order date. A refund or replacement will only be issued upon our receipt of the damaged or incorrect products. In the event that a return shipment is authorized for the incorrect or damaged product, we will only be responsible for the return shipping & handling cost from the original ship-to address, via UPS ground shipping. Espresso Republic® is not responsible for any shipping expenses incurred outside of the original business transaction. Products shipped to 3rd party shipper and/or freight forward house are not qualified for return or exchange under any circumstance.

Orders are processed Monday through Friday and will be shipped within 2-3 business days if orders were placed before 1:00pm Pacific Time. You will be contacted if an item is out of stock and shipment will be delayed. Orders are shipped via FED-EX, UPS or USPS within the continental U.S. unless otherwise stated and we do not offer Saturday deliveries. Please provide a physical shipping address for deliveries. It usually takes 5-7 business days for your order to be delivered via UPS Ground.

When going through the checkout process you will be asked to enter in your billing address. On this page, there will be a box that is pre-checked “THIS IS MY SHIPPING ADDRESS.” If this box remains checked, your order will be shipped to your billing address. If you uncheck this box, the next page will provide you with the opportunity to enter in a shipping address.

SITE DISCLAIMER

THE MATERIALS AND INFORMATION ON THIS SITE MAY INCLUDE TECHNICAL INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. THE MATERIALS, INFORMATION AND SERVICES ON THIS SITE ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT ANY CONDITIONS, WARRANTIES OR OTHER TERMS OF ANY KIND. ACCORDINGLY, TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, ESPRESSO REPUBLIC® PROVIDES THIS SITE ON THE BASIS THAT ESPRESSO REPUBLIC® EXCLUDES ALL REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES, CONDITIONS AND OTHER TERMS (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE CONDITIONS IMPLIED BY LAW OF SATISFACTORY QUALITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND THE USE OF REASONABLE CARE AND SKILL) WHICH BUT FOR THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS MIGHT HAVE EFFECT IN RELATION TO THE SITE. ESPRESSO REPUBLIC® MAY MAKE CHANGES OR IMPROVEMENTS AT ANY TIME WITHOUT NOTICE.

ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY

You may only use this Site solely for its intended purpose and only in accordance with the Terms and Conditions set forth herein. Your use of the materials included on this Site is for personal, informational and shopping purposes only.

The materials published by Espresso Republic® on this Site, and any other World Wide Web site owned, operated, licensed, or controlled by Espresso Republic® or Espresso Republic® or any of its related, affiliated or subsidiary companies (collectively, the “Materials”) may not be copied or distributed, republished, uploaded, posted or transmitted in any way, except as otherwise permitted by Espresso Republic® or any of its relevant related, affiliated or subsidiary company or companies, as the case may be. All of the Materials available on this Site are proprietary and the subject of copyright, author’s rights or other rights and nothing herein shall be construed as conferring in any manner, whether by implication, estoppel or otherwise, any title or ownership of, or exclusive use-rights to, any intellectual property or other right and any goodwill associated therewith.
You agree you will not distribute, publish, transmit, modify, display or create derivative works from or exploit the contents of this Site in any way. You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Espresso Republic® for any and all unauthorized uses you may make of the Materials or any other material on the Site. You acknowledge the unauthorized use of the contents could cause irreparable harm to Espresso Republic® and that in the event of an unauthorized use, Espresso Republic® shall be entitled to an injunction in addition to any other remedies available at law or in equity.

Subject to these Terms and Conditions, Espresso Republic® hereby grants you a limited license to use the Materials, features and services provided by Espresso Republic® on this Site, solely in connection with the Site and solely for your personal, non-commercial use, to post any idea or comment or other material to Site, including without limitation, content in the form of photographs, graphics, videos and remarks, and to post community service program or volunteer information, any Idea (as defined below), comment or other material (collectively, “Submission”) subject to these Terms and Conditions.

RESTRICTIONS ON USE

Unless specifically requested by Espresso Republic® to create a Espresso Republic® account, register a Espresso Republic® Loyalty/Gift Card, or establish automatic reload of a Espresso Republic® Loyalty/Gift Card, you are prohibited from transmitting any “sensitive” personally identifiable information over the Site, which may include, but not be limited to, any information about yourself or another person that may relate to health or medical conditions, social security numbers, credit card, bank account or other financial information, other information concerning trade union membership, sex life, political opinions, criminal charges or convictions, religious beliefs, racial or ethnic origin, or other sensitive matters (“Sensitive Personal Information”).

You are also prohibited: (i) from using the Site to send or post harassing, abusive, or threatening messages; (ii) from transmitting through the Site any information, data, text, files, links, software, or other materials that Espresso Republic® considers to be unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, pornographic, hateful, racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable or which threatens our relationships with our employees, partners, customers or suppliers; (iii) from attempting to conceal or misrepresent the identity of the sender or person submitting the information or the origin of any content or services; (iv) from disrupting the normal flow of the Site, including, without limitation, any dialogue on the Site or otherwise act in a manner that negatively affects other participants or is deemed inappropriate by Espresso Republic®; (v) from sending spam or other direct marketing communications or posting, transmitting or linking to any unsolicited advertising, promotional materials, or any other forms of solicitation or commercial content; (vi) from intentionally or unintentionally performing or promoting any activity that would violate any applicable local, state, national or international law, including but not limited to any regulations having the force of law while using or accessing the Site; (vii) from posting or transmitting executable programming of any kind, including viruses, spyware, trojan horses, easter eggs, or any other form of computer programming; (viii) from posting Submissions or using the Site in such a way that damages the image or rights of Espresso Republic®, other users or third parties; and (ix) from creating any frames at any other web sites pertaining to any portions of this Site.

If you are viewing this Site on a public computer or are otherwise using a computer to which multiple people have potential access, be sure to follow all relevant instructions to ensure you are sufficiently disconnected and logged off this Site and the computer system you are using to prevent unauthorized Submissions.

CONDUCT ON THE SITE

Espresso Republic® reserves the right to review your access and interaction with the Site in order to ensure compliance with these Terms and Conditions and our Privacy Policy. Espresso Republic® reserves the right to deny or revoke access to this Site, or any part thereof, at any time in its sole discretion, with or without cause. Your access to this Site will terminate upon the termination of these Terms and Conditions for any reason. While Espresso Republic® endeavors to ensure that this Site is available at all times, Espresso Republic® shall not be liable if, for any reason, this Site is unavailable at any time or for any period. Espresso Republic® retains the right to review, edit, or delete from this Site any Submission which Espresso Republic® in its sole discretion considers illegal, offensive, or otherwise inappropriate.

LICENSE TO USER SUBMISSIONS

Any Submission you make to Espresso Republic® and this Site is entirely voluntary, non-confidential, gratuitous, and non-committal. You grant to Espresso Republic® and its designees a worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive, fully-paid up and royalty free license, without any need for accounting, in and to your Submission and anything contained therein, and its use by Espresso Republic® in accordance with these Terms and Conditions without restrictions of any kind and without (i) any payment or other consideration of any kind, or (ii) permission, or notification to you or any third party. This license shall include, without limitation, the right to use, sell, reproduce, prepare derivative works, combine with other works, alter, translate, distribute copies, display, perform, publish, license or sub-license the Submission (in whole or in part), and anything contained therein, including any and all rights therein, in the name of Espresso Republic®, or its designees throughout the universe in perpetuity in any manner and in any or all media now or hereafter known.

Espresso Republic® is also granted under said license the following rights, without limitation:

  1. the right to use or reproduce in any media for any purpose;
  2. the right to transfer, which includes the distribution via computer and networks;
  3. the right to edit, modify, adapt, arrange, improve, correct, translate, in all or in part for any purpose;
  4. the right to update/upgrade by adding or removing; and
  5. the right to film, perform or post the Submission in any media. Except as described in our Privacy Policy, Espresso Republic® will not be required to treat any Submissions as confidential.

SUBMISSION OF IDEAS

The submission of your Idea or Comments to Espresso Republic® is entirely voluntary, non-confidential, gratuitous and non-committal. You grant to Espresso Republic® and its designees a perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive fully-paid up and royalty-free license to use any ideas, expression of ideas or other materials you submit (collectively, “Idea”) to www.espressorepublic.com without restrictions of any kind and without any payment, acknowledgement or other consideration of any kind, or permission or notification, to you or any third party. The license shall include, without limitation, the irrevocable right to reproduce, prepare derivative works, combine with other works, alter, translate, distribute copies, display, perform, license the Idea, and all rights therein, in the name of Espresso Republic®, or its designees throughout the universe in perpetuity in any and all media now or hereafter known. You understand that Espresso Republic® may be working on the same or a similar Idea, that it may already know of such Idea from other sources, that it may simply wish to develop this (or a similar Idea) on its own or it may have taken/will take some other action. In return for Espresso Republic® review and consideration of your Idea, you acknowledge that you have read, understand and agree to the terms enumerated below, and further agree that these terms shall apply to any additional material previously or later submitted, until such time as Espresso Republic® otherwise agrees in writing:

  1. To the best of your knowledge, the Idea represents your own original work, you have all necessary rights to disclose the Idea to Espresso Republic® and in doing so or Espresso Republic® review and/or use of the Idea, will not infringe upon any other individual’s or entity’s whose rights.
  2. You understand that disclosure of your Idea to Espresso Republic® does not establish a confidential relationship or obligate Espresso Republic® to treat the Idea (or any related materials) as secret or confidential.
  3. You understand that Espresso Republic® has no obligation, either express or implied, to develop or use your idea and that no compensation is due to you or anyone else for any inadvertent or intentional use of that Idea, related Ideas or Ideas derived from your Idea. You understand that Espresso Republic® assumes no obligation with respect to any Idea unless and until Espresso Republic® enters into a written contract with you, and then only as expressed in that contract. For your own protection, we assume that you will rely on whatever patent protection you may want to secure, or have already secured, in your idea. In the absence of a separate formal contract, your rights shall be limited to those existing under the patent laws of the United States.
  4. If your Idea is the subject of a pending or issued patent, you have disclosed or will disclose that fact to Espresso Republic®. To the extent you hold a patent in the Idea, Espresso Republic® acknowledges that no license under any patent is herein granted to Espresso Republic®. Any license to use a patented Idea shall be in the form of a written contract, in which event Espresso Republic® obligations shall be only those expressed in such contract.
  5. Espresso Republic® will give your Idea such consideration as is warranted by its sole judgment. Espresso Republic® review of your Idea shall not be construed as any recognition of the novelty or originality of the Idea. Espresso Republic® is not obligated to give reasons for rejecting your Idea or to reveal Espresso Republic® activities that are related to the subject matter of the submitted Idea.
  6. Neither the discussion or negotiations between Espresso Republic® and you relating to the possible purchase or license of the Idea, nor the making of any offer for the purchase or license of the Idea, shall prejudice Espresso Republic® in any way, or be construed as recognition of the novelty, originality, priority, other rights or value of the submitted Idea. Further, Espresso Republic® consideration or its discussions or negotiations with you will not in any way impair Espresso Republic® right to contest the validity or infringement of your rights.
  7. You acknowledge and declare that (a) you have read and fully understand these terms and appreciate the nature, extent and consequences of this Agreement, (b) the submission of my Idea to Espresso Republic® is entirely voluntary, and (c) Espresso Republic®, directly or indirectly, may (i) be working on the same Idea or a similar Idea to the Idea, or (ii) already know of such Idea from other sources, or (iii) simply wish to develop this Idea or as similar to the Idea on its own.
  8. You agree that, except to the extent that these terms are superseded by a separate agreement in writing by you and Espresso Republic®, you hereby irrevocably release and forever discharge Espresso Republic® and its affiliates and subsidiaries from any and all actions, causes of actions, claims, damages, liabilities and demands, whether absolute or contingent and of any nature whatsoever, which you now have or hereafter can, shall or may have against Espresso Republic® and its affiliates and subsidiaries or their respecting successors and assigns with respect to the Idea, including without limitation in respect of how Espresso Republic® and its affiliates and subsidiaries, directly or indirectly, use the Idea, with the sole exception in respect of the foregoing release and discharge being your right to bring a claim of patent infringement.

SUBMISSION WARRANTY

Due to the volume of responses, it may not be possible for Espresso Republic® to respond to or publish every Submission made to the Site. By making a Submission to the Site, you hereby represent and warrant that: (i) you either own or control all of the rights to the Submission or anything contained therein; (ii) you have obtained permission from the owner or appropriate rights holder of all content in the Submission to use such content and submit it as part of Submission, including without limitation the Submission’s use in accordance with these Terms and Conditions; (iii) you have received all necessary permissions from any person mentioned, identified or depicted in the Submission to submit such information to the Site in accordance with these Terms and Conditions; and (iv) your Submission and anything contained therein will not otherwise infringe any intellectual property or other right(s) of a third party.

You are responsible for the content of the Submission and agree (at Espresso Republic® option and at your sole expense) to defend, indemnify and hold Espresso Republic® harmless from any and all actions, causes of actions, claims, and liabilities, demands, whether absolute or contingent and of any nature whatsoever, damages, losses, costs, fees, fines, or expenses, including attorneys’ fees, which Espresso Republic® may incur as a result of, use of or are related to your Submission and anything contained therein in accordance with these Terms and Conditions.

Your Submission, including any personally identifiable information, is voluntary and subject to the Privacy Policy. If you are viewing this Site on a public computer or are otherwise using a computer to which multiple people have potential access, be sure to follow all relevant instructions to ensure you are sufficiently disconnected and logged off this Site and the computer system you are using to prevent unauthorized Submissions. Espresso Republic® retains the right to review, edit or delete from this Site any Submission which Espresso Republic® in its sole discretion considers illegal, offensive or otherwise inappropriate.

You agree that, except to the extent that these Terms and Conditions are superseded by a separate agreement in writing by you and Espresso Republic®, you hereby irrevocably release and forever discharge Espresso Republic® and its affiliates and subsidiaries from any and all actions, causes of actions, claims, damages, liabilities and demands, whether absolute or contingent and of any nature whatsoever, which you now have or hereafter can, shall or may have against Espresso Republic® and its affiliates and subsidiaries or their respecting successors and assigns with respect to your Submission and anything contained therein, including without limitation in respect of how Espresso Republic® and its affiliates and subsidiaries, directly or indirectly, use the Submission and anything contained therein.

LINKS

Some links on the Site will allow you to connect with sites that are not under our control. Espresso Republic® is providing these links only as a convenience. The appearance of a link does not imply Espresso Republic® endorsement, nor is Espresso Republic® responsible for the contents of any linked site. You access them at your own risk.

LIMITATION ON LIABILITY

TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, ESPRESSO REPUBLIC®, ANY OTHER PARTY (WHETHER OR NOT INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING, MAINTAINING OR DELIVERING THE SITE) AND THE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, SHAREHOLDERS OR AGENTS OF ESPRESSO REPUBLIC® EXCLUDE ALL LIABILITY AND RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY AMOUNT OR KIND OF LOSS OR DAMAGE THAT MAY RESULT TO YOU OR A THIRD PARTY (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE OR CONSEQUENTIAL LOSS OR DAMAGE OR ANY LOSS OF INCOME, PROFITS, GOODWILL, DATA, CONTRACTS, USE OF MONEY, OR LOSS OR DAMAGE ARISING FROM OR CONNECTED IN ANY WAY TO BUSINESS INTERRUPTION AND WHETHER IN TORT (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION NEGLIGENCE), CONTRACT OR OTHERWISE) IN CONNECTION WITH THE SITE IN ANY WAY OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE, INABILITY TO USE, OR THE RESULTS OF USE OF THE SITE, INCLUDING WITHOU LIMITATION ACTIONS OR ACTIVITIES RESULTING FROM USE OF RESOURCES PRESENTED ON THIS SITE, ANY WEBSITES LINKED TO THE SITE, OR THE MATERIAL ON SUCH WEBSITES, OR USE OF ANY SUBMISSION, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO LOSS OR DAMAGE DUE TO VIRUSES THAT MAY AFFECT YOUR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT, SOFTWARE, DATA OR OTHER PROPERTY ON ACCOUNT OF YOUR ACCESS TO, USE OF, OR BROWSING THE SITE OR YOUR DOWNLOADING OF ANY MATERIAL FROM THE SITE OR ANY WEBSITE LINKED TO THE SITE.

NOTHING IN THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS SHALL EXCLUDE OR LIMIT ESPRESSO REPUBLIC® LIABILITY FOR (I) FRAUD; WILLFUL MISCONDUCT OR GROSS NEGLIGENCE; (II) DEATH OR PERSONAL INJURY CAUSED BY ITS NEGLIGENCE; OR (III) ANY LIABILITY WHICH CANNOT BE EXCLUDED OR LIMITED BY LAW.

COPYRIGHT AND TRADEMARK INFORMATION

Unless otherwise noted, all materials on this Site are protected as the copyrights, trade dress, trademarks and/or other intellectual properties owned by Espresso Republic LLC., Black Goat®, Static® and/or its subsidiaries and affiliates or by other parties that have licensed their material to Espresso Republic®.

Espresso Republic® and the Espresso Republic® logo are registered trademarks of Espresso Republic LLC. Black Goat® and the Black Goat® logo are registered trademarks of Espresso Republic LLC and Static® and the Static® logo are registered trademarks of Espresso Republic LLC. All other Espresso Republic® trademarks, service marks, domain names, logos, company names and indicia of origin referred to on this Site are either trademarks, service marks, domain names, logos, company names or indicia of origin or are otherwise the property of Espresso Republic® or its affiliates or licensors. In countries where any of the Espresso Republic® trademarks, service marks, domain names, logos, company names or indicia of origin are not registered, Espresso Republic® claims other rights associated with unregistered trademarks, service marks, domain names, logos, trade name, and company names and indicia of origin. Other product or company names referred to on this Site may be trademarks of their respective owners. You may not use any trademark, service mark, domain name, logo, company name, trade name or indicia of origin of Espresso Republic® or any third party without permission from the owner of the applicable trademark, service mark, domain name, logo, company name, trade name, or indicia of origin. You may contact Espresso Republic® by sending an e-mail to info@espressorepublic.com, or writing to Espresso Republic® at 4300 Edison Ave., Chino, CA 91710 USA, to request written permission to use trademarks, indicia of origin and Materials on this Site for purposes other than stated in these Terms and Conditions or for all other questions relating to this Site.

All rights not expressly granted are reserved.

DIGITAL MILLENNIUM COPYRIGHT ACT (“DMCA”) NOTICE

In operating the Site, Espresso Republic® may act as a “services provider” (as defined by DMCA) and offer services as online provider of materials and links to third party web sites. As a result, third party materials that Espresso Republic® does not own or control may be transmitted, stored, accessed or otherwise made available using the Site. Espresso Republic® has in place certain legally mandated procedures regarding allegations of copyright infringement occurring on the Site. Espresso Republic® has adopted a policy that provides for the immediate removal of any content or the suspension of any user that is found to have infringed on the rights of Espresso Republic® or of a third party, or that has otherwise violated any intellectual property laws or regulations, or these Terms and Conditions. If you believe any material available via the Site infringes a copyright, you should notify Espresso Republic® using the notice procedure for claimed infringement under the DMCA (17 U.S.C. Sect. 512(c)(2)). Espresso Republic® will respond expeditiously to remove or disable access to the material claimed to be infringing and will follow the procedures specified in the DMCA to resolve the claim between the notifying party and the alleged infringer who provided the Content. Espresso Republic® designated agent (i.e., proper party for notice) to whom you should address infringement notices under the DMCA is Customer Relations:

Espresso Republic LLC
4300 Edison Ave.
Chino, CA 91710
909-465-4101

Please provide the following notice:

  1. Identify the copyrighted work or other intellectual property that you claim has been infringed;
  2. Identify the material on the Site that you claim is infringing, with enough detail so that Espresso Republic® may locate it on the Site;
  3. A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
  4. A statement by you declaring under penalty of perjury that (a) the above information in your notice is accurate, and (b) that you are the owner of the copyright interest involved or that you are authorized to act on behalf of that owner;
  5. Your address, telephone number, and email address; and
  6. Your physical or electronic signature.

Espresso Republic® may give notice to its users of any infringement notice by means of a general notice on any of its websites, electronic mail to a user’s e-mail address in its records, or by written communication sent by first-class mail to a user’s physical address in its records. If you receive such an infringement notice, you may provide counter-notification in writing to the designated agent that includes the information below. To be effective, the counter-notification must be a written communication that includes the following:

  1. Your physical or electronic signature;
  2. Identification of the material that has been removed or to which access has been disabled, and the location at which the material appeared before it was removed or access to it was disabled;
  3. A statement from you under the penalty of perjury, that you have a good faith belief that the material was removed or disabled as a result of a mistake or misidentification of the material to be removed or disabled; and
  4. Your name, physical address and telephone number, and a statement that you consent to the jurisdiction of a Federal District Court for the judicial district in which your physical address is located, or if your physical address is outside of the United States, for any judicial district in which we may be found, and that you will accept service of process from the person who provided notification of allegedly infringing material or an agent of such person.

MODIFICATIONS TO TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Espresso Republic® can revise these Terms and Conditions at any time by modifying or updating this posting. Your use of this Site on or after the effective date of any such modification or update will constitute your acceptance of these Terms and Conditions as modified and/or updated except where other notices or consent is required by law. These Terms and Conditions were last revised July 2011.

FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS

This Site may include forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements can be identified by the fact that they do not relate strictly to historical or current facts. They often include words such as “believes,” “expects,” “anticipates,” “estimates,” “intends,” “plans,” “seeks” or words of similar meaning, or future or conditional verbs, such as “will,” “should,” “could” or “may.” A forward-looking statement is neither a prediction nor a guarantee of future events or circumstances, and those future events or circumstances may not occur. Actual future results and trends may differ materially depending on a variety of factors. The company assumes no obligation to update any of these forward-looking statements.

JURISDICTION; COMPLIANCE WITH LAWS

Access to and use of this Site and these Terms and Conditions are governed by U. S. federal law and/or the laws of the State of California, U.S.A. Any legal action or proceeding relating to your access to, or use of, the site or these terms and conditions shall be instituted only in a state or federal court located in the state of California, U.S.A. You and Espresso Republic® agree to submit to the jurisdiction of, and agree that venue is proper in, these courts in any such legal action or proceeding.

MISCELLANEOUS

  • If any part of these Terms and Conditions is unlawful, void, or unenforceable, that part will be deemed severable and will not affect the validity or enforceability of any remaining provisions.
  • Any information related to your use of this Site for illegal purposes will be provided to law enforcement authorities.
  • These Terms and Conditions and the Privacy Policy constitute the entire agreement between the parties relating to the use of this Site and supersede and replace any prior agreement and communication between the parties, except as otherwise set forth above.
  • Save as provided in these Terms and Conditions, you shall have no remedy in respect of any untrue statement (whether written or oral) made to you upon which you rely in agreeing to these Terms and Conditions (a “Misrepresentation”) and Espresso Republic® shall have no liability to you other than pursuant to these express Terms and Conditions.
  • Any amendment and waiver of these Terms and conditions must be made in writing and signed by Espresso Republic®.
  • You may not transfer, in any way, any of your rights or obligations under these Terms and Conditions without our prior written consent.
  • All of our rights and obligations under these Terms and Conditions are freely assignable by us in connection with a merger, acquisition, sale of assets, by operation of law, or otherwise.

WEB ACCESSIBILITY

Espresso Republic® is committed to diversity, inclusion and accessibility in everything we do. These core values are fundamental to the way we do business and come through in the experiences we design for people – both in our coffee bars and on the web.

With this in mind, we are continuously taking steps to improve espressorepublic.com and ensure it complies with the best practices and standards defined by Section 508 of the U.S. Rehabilitation Act and the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines of the World Wide Web Consortium.

Our website is monitored and tested regularly by internal and third-party accessibility consultants. These people help us identify usability issues and discover new solutions to further improve the accessibility of our site.

Our Current Accessibility Features

  • Alternative text detail for appropriate images and other non-text elements.
  • Title attributes for additional information about links and indication of new browser windows.
  • Structural markup to indicate headings and lists to aid in page comprehension.
  • Association of forms with labels.
  • Association of all data cells in a data table with their headers.
  • JavaScript and style sheets to enhance the appearance and functionality of the site. If these technologies are not available, alternative content is provided where necessary to ensure a usable experience.
  • Further accessibility efforts are under way. As we continue to improve our website, we will reflect any changes here within our accessibility statement. That way you’ll know about the progress we’re making.

RELATED LINKS

Section 508: The Road to Accessibility Provides information and news about the accessibility standards introduced by Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act.
Department of Justice Section 508 Offers information about Section 508 from the Department of Justice.
U.S. Access Board Provides design guidelines for the built environment, transit vehicles, telecommunications equipment, and for electronic and information technology.
Web Accessibility Describes the work being done to provide equal access to websites.
Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) Develops strategies, guidelines and resources to help make the web accessible to people with disabilities.

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