Acceptance of Terms
Your access to and use of the Site is subject to the following terms and conditions and all applicable laws. By accessing and browsing the Site, you accept, without limitation or qualification, the Terms and Conditions and acknowledge that any other agreements between you and Mediterranean Organic® are superseded and of no force or effect.
Mediterranean Organic Site is controlled and operated by United Natural Foods, Inc., (UNFI) from its offices within the United States. Mediterranean Organic makes no representation that materials in the Site are appropriate or available for use in other locations, and access to them from territories where their contents are illegal is prohibited. Those who choose to access the Site from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with their applicable local laws.
Use Restrictions and Indemnification
You may freely browse the Site, but you may only download information from this Site, including any text, images, audio, and video (the "Information") for non-commercial personal use. You may not, however, distribute, modify, transmit, reuse, repost, or use the Information for public or commercial purposes, without written permission of Mediterranean Organic.
You represent, warrant and covenant that: (a) you shall not upload, post or transmit to or distribute or otherwise publish through the Mediterranean Organic Web Site any materials which (i) restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Mediterranean Organic Web Site, (ii) are unlawful, threatening, abusive, libelous, defamatory, obscene, scandalous, vulgar, offensive, pornographic, profane, sexually explicit or indecent, (iii) constitute or encourage conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil or criminal liability or otherwise violate law, (iv) violate, plagiarize or infringe the rights of third parties including, without limitation, copyright, trademark, patent, rights of privacy or publicity or any other proprietary right, (v) contain a virus or other harmful component, (vi) contain any information, software or other material of a commercial nature, (vii) contain advertising of any kind, or (viii) constitute or contain false or misleading indications of origin or statements of fact; and (b) that you are at least eighteen (18) years old.
While Mediterranean Organic uses reasonable efforts to include accurate and up-to-date information in the Site, Mediterranean Organic makes no warranties or representations as to the accuracy of the Information. Mediterranean Organic assumes no liability or responsibility for any errors or omissions in the content of the Site. In particular, Mediterranean Organic will not be liable for the accuracy, completeness, adequacy, timeliness, or comprehensiveness of the Information contained on the Site. ALL Mediterranean Organic INFORMATION IS PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSES, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so the above exclusion may not apply to you.
You hereby agree to indemnify, defend and hold Mediterranean Organic, United Natural Brands (UNB), United Natural Foods, Inc (UNFI) and all its officers, directors, owners, agents, employees, information providers, affiliates, subsidiaries, licensors and licensees (collectively, the "Indemnified Parties") harmless from and against any and all claims, proceedings, damages, injuries, liability, losses, costs and expenses (including, without limitation, reasonable attorney’s fees) incurred by the Indemnified Parties in connection with any claim arising out of any breach by you of this Agreement or of the foregoing representations, warranties and covenants, or arising out of or relating to any acts by you or materials or information transmitted by you in connection with the Site, regardless of the type of claim or nature of the cause of action including, without limitation, attorneys fees and costs. You shall cooperate as fully as reasonably required in the defense of any claim. Mediterranean Organic, reserves the right, at its own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you and you shall not in any event settle any matter without the written consent of Mediterranean Organic.
This Mediterranean Organic Internet Site may contain information on its national and worldwide products and services, not all of which are available in every location. A reference to a Mediterranean Organic product or service on a Mediterranean Organic Internet site does not imply that such product or service is or will be available in your location.
Privacy; Waiver of Infringement and Other Claims
Your communications with and through Mediterranean Organic’s Site of Personal Data (defined in the Mediterranean Organic Privacy Practices) will, in most cases, be viewed only by you and by anyone to whom you address such communications, including, without limitation, electronic mail and bulletin boards. When reasonably practicable, Mediterranean Organic will attempt to preserve the confidentiality of such communications. However, you agree that Mediterranean Organic has the right to monitor the Service electronically from time to time and to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any law, regulation or other government request, to operate the Service properly, or to protect itself or its subscribers. Mediterranean Organic has no obligation to monitor the Mediterranean Organic Site. However, Mediterranean Organic reserves the right to refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or part, that, in its sole discretion, are unacceptable or in violation of this Agreement.
Unless otherwise expressly stated herein or in Mediterranean Organic’s Privacy Practices, by posting messages, uploading files, inputting data or engaging in any other form of communication (individually or collectively "Communications") to the Mediterranean Organic Web Site, you hereby grant to Mediterranean Organic and UNFI a perpetual, worldwide, irrevocable, unrestricted, non-exclusive, royalty free license to use, copy, license, sublicense, adapt, distribute, display, publicly perform, reproduce, transmit, modify, edit and otherwise exploit such Communications, in all media now known or hereafter developed.
You acknowledge that transmissions to and from this Mediterranean Organic Web Site are not confidential and your Communications may be read or intercepted by others. You acknowledge that by submitting Communications to Mediterranean Organic, no confidential, fiduciary, contractually implied or other relationship is created between you and Mediterranean Organic other than pursuant to this Agreement.
You hereby waive all rights to any claim against Mediterranean Organic and UNFI for any alleged or actual infringements of any proprietary rights, rights of privacy and publicity, moral rights, and rights of attribution in connection with such Communications.
Not withstanding the foregoing, all personal data provided to Mediterranean Organic site will be handled in accordance with the Mediterranean Organic Site’s Privacy Practices.
The material provided on the Site is protected by law, including but not limited to, United States Copyright Law and international treaties. Please see Mediterranean Organic Copyright Restrictions, (attached hereto) and incorporated herein, for terms and conditions of use of copyrighted material on, in and of the Site.
U.S. Government Restricted Rights
The materials on the Site are provided with "RESTRICTED RIGHTS." Use, duplication, or disclosure by the Government is subject to restrictions as set forth in applicable laws and regulations. Use of the materials by the Government constitutes acknowledgment of Mediterranean Organic’s™, proprietary rights in them.
Limitation of Liability
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO NEGLIGENCE, SHALL Mediterranean Organic, UNB, UNFI, ITS AFFILIATES, ITS SUBSIDIARIES, THEIR DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS OR REPRESENTATIVES, OR Mediterranean Organic OR UNFI’S SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, LOSS OR INACCURACY OF DATA OR COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS, SERVICES OR TECHNOLOGY OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION OR LOSS OF PROFIT, ARISING OUT OF THE USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE MATERIALS ON THE SITE, OR ANY HYPERLINKED SITE OR ANY PRODUCT OR SERVICES SOLD HEREUNDER, EVEN IF Mediterranean Organic, UNB, UNFI OR AN UNB OR UNFI AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. IF YOUR USE OF MATERIALS FROM THE SITE RESULTS IN THE NEED FOR SERVICING, REPAIR OR CORRECTION OF EQUIPMENT OR DATA, YOU ASSUME ANY COSTS THEREOF. SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
Non-Personal Data; Hold Harmless; Our Transmissions
Mediterranean Organic may enable visitors to the Site to post reviews, comments, or other content to the Site. Any material, information, or idea you transmit to or post on the Site by any means will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary and may be disseminated or used by Mediterranean Organic, UNB, UNFI or its affiliates for any purpose whatsoever, including, but not limited to the development of sales and marketing of products. Mediterranean Organic, UNB and UNFI has no obligation with respect to such material, information or ideas, and you agree to hold Mediterranean Organic, UNB and UNFI and its affiliates, subsidiaries, their directors, officers, employees, agents or representatives or UNFI’s suppliers harmless for any use of same by any entity or person.
Mediterranean Organic does not represent or endorse the accuracy or reliability of any advice, opinion, statement, or other information displayed or distributed through the Mediterranean Organic Web Site. You acknowledge that any reliance upon any such opinion, advice, statement, memorandum, or information shall be at your sole risk. Mediterranean Organic reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to correct any errors or omissions in any portion of the Mediterranean Organic Web Site.
Mediterranean Organic does not and cannot review, and has no obligation to monitor, all materials posted to the Mediterranean Organic Web Site by users, and Mediterranean Organic is not responsible for any such materials posted by users.
Mediterranean Organic reserves the right at all times: to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any law, regulation, court order, or government request; or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, that in Mediterranean Organic’™ sole discretion are objectionable or in violation of this Agreement.
Our Links; Limit of Liability
The Site may provide links to other web sites or resources. These links are provided by Mediterranean Organic only as a convenience. The inclusion of any link does not imply any affiliation, association, adoption, or endorsement by Mediterranean Organic of the site or any of the information or content therein. Because these linked sites and resources are not under the control of Mediterranean Organic, you acknowledge and agree that Mediterranean Organic or UNFI is not responsible or liable for the content, advertising, products, services, or other materials on any linked site or any link contained in a linked site or any review, changes, or updates to such sites, or any use thereof. It is the user’s responsibility to take precautions to ensure that whatever linked site and resource is selected is free of such items as viruses, worms, Trojan horses and other items of a destructive nature.
Disclaimer of Warranties
THE Mediterranean Organic WEB SITE, INCLUDING ALL CONTENT, SOFTWARE, FUNCTIONS, MATERIALS AND INFORMATION MADE AVAILABLE ON OR ACCESSED THROUGH THE Mediterranean Organic WEB SITE, IS PROVIDED "AS IS". TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY LAW, Mediterranean Organic, UNB, UNFI AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES AND AFFILIATES MAKE NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER: FOR THE CONTENT ON THE UNFI WEB SITE OR THE MATERIALS, INFORMATION AND FUNCTIONS MADE ACCESSIBLE BY THE SOFTWARE USED ON OR ACCESSED THROUGH THE Mediterranean Organic WEB SITE; FOR ANY PRODUCTS OR SERVICES OR HYPERTEXT LINKS TO THIRD PARTIES; OR FOR ANY BREACH OF SECURITY ASSOCIATED WITH THE TRANSMISSION OF SENSITIVE INFORMATION THROUGH THE UNFI WEB SITE OR ANY LINKED SITE. FURTHER, Mediterranean Organic, UNB, UNFI AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES AND AFFILIATES EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTY RIGHTS, MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. Mediterranean Organic DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED IN THE Mediterranean Organic WEB SITE OR ANY MATERIALS OR CONTENT CONTAINED THEREIN WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THE Mediterranean Organic WEB SITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. UNFI AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES AND AFFILIATES SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR THE USE OF THE UNFI WEB SITE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE CONTENT AND ANY ERRORS CONTAINED THEREIN.
Mediterranean Organic shall not be liable for delays or defaults in furnishing the services or products hereunder including technological, computer hardware or software errors, delays or breakdowns and including any delays or defaults on the part of UNFI that are due to causes beyond the reasonable control of UNFI, including those caused by attacks from unauthorized users who access Mediterranean Organic and UNFI’s technological infrastructure.
The copyright in all material, layout, design and trade dress provided on this site ("Site") is held by Mediterranean Organic or by the original creator of the material pursuant to U.S. Copyright Laws, international conventions and other regulations. Except as stated herein, none of the material may be copied, reproduced, distributed, republished, downloaded, displayed, posted or transmitted in any form or by any means, including, but not limited to, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without the prior written permission of Mediterranean Organic or the copyright owner. Name and trademarks of copyright holders may not be used in advertising or publicity without specific, prior written consent. Permission is granted to display, copy, distribute or download the materials on this Site for non-commercial use only, provided you do not modify the materials and that you retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the materials. You must display appropriate copyright notice as follows:
"© 2007 Mediterranean Organic. used by permission. Available at www.mediterraneanorganic.com. All Rights Reserved."
You also may not, without Mediterranean Organic’s™ permission, "mirror" any material contained on this Site on any other server. This permission terminates automatically if you breach any of these terms or conditions. Upon termination, you must immediately destroy any downloaded and printed materials. Any unauthorized use of any material contained on this Site may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, and communications regulations and statutes.
U.S. Government Restricted Rights
The materials on this Site are provided with "RESTRICTED RIGHTS." Use, duplication, or disclosure by the Government is subject to restrictions as set forth in applicable laws and regulations. Use of the materials by the Government constitutes acknowledgment of UNFI’s proprietary rights in them.
Privacy and Data Security
At Mediterranean Organic® your right to privacy and data security is our primary concern. That’s why, when you visit MediterraneanOrganic.com, we will help you maintain control over your personal data on the Internet. Below are the guidelines we use for protecting the information you provide us during a visit to our Internet site at www.MediterraneanOrganic.com.
This statement discloses the privacy guidelines for the Mediterranean Organic website.
Mediterranean Organic only asks for specific types of personal information.
In a few areas of our Website, we ask you to provide information that will enable us to enhance your site visit, to assist you with technical support issues, or to follow-up with you after your visit. It is completely optional for you to participate.
For example, we may request information from you to:
- Provide online feedback
- Participate in a promotional offer
- Subscribe to a newsletter or a mailing list
In each of the instances above, we may ask you for your name, e-mail address, phone number and address, as well as other similar "personal" information that is needed to register or subscribe you to services or offers (referred to herein as "Personal Information"). If we ever ask you for significantly different information we will inform you. In the case of newsletters or mailing lists, you will be able to "unsubscribe" to these mailings at any time.
Mediterranean Organic only uses your personal information for specific purposes.
The Personal Information you provide will be kept confidential and used by Mediterranean Organic and its agents and contractors to support your customer relationship with us. Among other things, we want to alert you to product information, changes, special offers, and product promotions. Agents or contractors of Mediterranean Organic who have access to your Personal Information are required to keep the information confidential and not use it for any other purpose than to carry out the services they are performing for Mediterranean Organic on your behalf.
Mediterranean Organic may enhance or merge your non-personal statistical information collected at its site with data from other sites and third parties for purposes of marketing products and services to you.
Personal Information and Children
Mediterranean Organic will not knowingly collect, use or disclose personal data from a minor under the age of 13 without obtaining prior consent from a person with parental responsibility (e.g., a parent or guardian) through direct off-line contact. We will provide the parent with (a) notice of the specific types of personal data being collected from the minor, and (b) the opportunity to object to any further collection, use, or storage of such information. Mediterranean Organic abides by laws designed to protect children.
Parent age data is collected to comply with COPPA (Children's Online Privacy Protection Act) regulations. The Mediterranean Organic® site is not intended for audiences under 13 years of age.
At any time, you can stop receiving further marketing.
We may send you information about our various products and services, or other products and services we feel may be of interest to you. Only Mediterranean Organic (or agents working on behalf of Mediterranean Organic® and under confidentiality agreements) will send you these direct mailings. If you do not want to receive such mailings, simply tell us when you give us your Personal Information. Or, at any time you can easily stop receiving further marketing from Mediterranean Organic by e-mailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org and request your removal from our mailing list.
Mediterranean Organic will not disclose your Personal Information to any outside organization for its use in marketing without your consent.
Your Personal Information or your order and the products you purchase will not be given or sold to any outside organization for its use in marketing or solicitation without your consent. Your Personal Information may be shared with agents or contractors of Mediterranean Organic for the purpose of performing services for Mediterranean Organic for your benefit.
Please be aware that other web sites that may be accessed through our site may collect personally identifiable information about you. The information practices of those third-party web sites linked to MediterraneanOrganic.com are not covered by this Privacy Statement.
You are solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your passwords or any account information. Please be careful and responsible whenever you are online. If you post personal information online that is accessible to the public, you may receive unsolicited messages from other parties in return. We store your Personal Information on secure servers. We also use industry standard "anti-hacking" security measures and employ security consultants, to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of information under our control. While there is no such thing as "perfect security" on the Internet, we will take all reasonable steps to protect the safety of your personal information. Mediterranean Organic shall not be liable for delays or defaults in transmission of information hereunder including technological, computer hardware or software errors, delays or breakdowns and including any delays or defaults on the part of Mediterranean Organic that are due to causes beyond the reasonable control of Mediterranean Organic including those caused by attacks from unauthorized users who access Mediterranean Organic and UNFI’s technological infrastructure. You accept the risks, which are inherent in the use of the Internet, including but not limited to the presence of hackers.
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