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by updating this posting, which revisions will be binding upon all visitors to the Site. You
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Laws and Regulations
User access to and use of the Site is subject to all applicable federal, state and local
laws and regulations. Unauthorized use of this system is prohibited and violators can
be prosecuted under federal and state laws. Ohio law and Federal law will govern the
Copyright and Trademark Information
The information contained at the Site, including but not limited to text and images
herein (other than certain images licensed from third parties) and their arrangement, are
copyright © 2007 by Carfolks. All rights reserved.
The Carfolks name, representation and its logo are trademarks of Carfolks. All other
trademarks are property of Carfolks unless otherwise designated or clearly implied
herein as belonging to third parties. Nothing contained at the site shall be construed as
granting by implication, estoppel, or otherwise any license or right under any patent,
trademark, copyright (except as expressly stated above) or proprietary rights of Carfolks
or of any third party.
You are authorized by Carfolks to copy, transmit or display any information registered
or owned by Carfolks on any page of the Site solely for your personal, non-commercial
use, provided that any such copy, transmission or display includes any copyright,
trademark or service mark attribution as it appears on such page. The information and
materials contained at the Site may not otherwise be copied, transmitted, displayed,
distributed, downloaded, licensed, modified, published, posted, reproduced, used, sold,
transmitted, used to create a derivative work or otherwise used for commercial or public
purposes without prior written consent from Carfolks.
The Site, including this page, may contain other proprietary notices and copyright
information, the terms of which must be observed and followed. Certain images and
information at the Site are the copyright or trademark of third parties and any use is
Limitation of Liabilities and Warranties
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ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE
IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR
PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW
THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSION MAY
NOT APPLY TO YOU.
The information contained at the Site may include technical inaccuracies or
typographical errors. Carfolks from time to time amends, changes, adds, deletes,
updates or alters the information contained at this Site, including information regarding
the products and services described at the Site, without notice. Carfolks assumes no
liability for any errors or omissions in the information contained at the Site and expressly
disclaims any responsibility to update the information contained at the Site.
IN NO EVENT SHALL CARFOLKS BE LIABLE FOR ANY PUNITIVE, SPECIAL,
DIRECT, INDIRECT, EXEMPLARY OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR
ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO LOSS
OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS, WITHOUT REGARD TO THE FORM OF ANY
ACTION, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO CONTRACT AND TORT ACTIONS
(INCLUDING LIBEL), ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE,
COPYING OR DISPLAY OF, OR THE INTERACTION OR ANY OTHER FORM OF
COMMUNICATION WITH, THE SITE AND THE INFORMATION CONTAINED AT
THE SITE (INCLUDING VIA COMPUTER VIRUSES OR ANY OTHER FORM OF
This site is protected under Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act of
1996 which states: "No provider or user of an interactive computer service shall be
treated as the publisher or speaker of any information provided by another information
content provider...No provider or user of an interactive computer service shall be
held liable on account of any action voluntarily taken in good faith to restrict access
to or availability of material that the provider or user considers to be obscene, lewd,
lascivious, filthy, excessively violent, harassing, or otherwise objectionable, whether or
not such material is constitutionally protected."
Regardless of whether you have chosen to opt out of certain marketing offers from
Carfolks, by using the email addresses and/or links provided, you agree that we may
market our services and the services of other companies on the Site through the use of
banner ads, "hyper-links," and other similar marketing devices. Products offered will be
at the sole discretion of Carfolks, and may be provided by companies not affiliated with
Carfolks. Non-affiliated companies will be solely responsible and liable for the provision
of or failure to provide stated services, benefits, or products. Carfolks does not legally
endorse or guarantee products or services provided by non-affiliated companies.
Links to Other Internet Web Sites
Some of the Web sites listed as links herein are not under the control of Carfolks,
but rather are exclusively controlled by third parties. Accordingly, Carfolks makes no
representations whatsoever concerning such Web sites. Although Carfolks may provide
a link to a third party, such a link is not an authorization, endorsement, sponsorship or
affiliation by Carfolks with respect to such Web site, its owners or its providers. Carfolks
is providing these links only as a convenience to you. Carfolks has not tested any
information, products or software found on such Web sites and therefore cannot make
any representations whatsoever with respect thereto. It is up to you to take precautions
to ensure that whatever you select is free of such items as viruses, worms, Trojan
viruses and other items of a destructive nature.
IN NO EVENT WILL CARFOLKS BE LIABLE TO ANY PARTY FOR ANY DIRECT,
INDIRECT, SPECIAL OR OTHER CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES FOR ANY USE OF
ANY HYPERLINKED WEB SITE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY LOST
PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOSS OF PROGRAMS OR OTHER DATA
ON YOUR INFORMATION HANDLING SYSTEM OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF WE ARE
EXPRESSLY ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
Comments, Content and Material Sent to or posted on Carfolks.com
Any comments or materials sent to Carfolks, including feedback data, such as
questions, comments, suggestions or the like regarding the content of any such
documents (collectively "Feedback"), posted photos, videos, and profile information
posted by participating auto retailers and their employees or contractors, shall be
deemed to be the property of Carfolks and may be used by Carfolks in the marketing of
the Carfolks program. All other rights are retained by the dealership or the participating
set forth on the Site, and applicable laws. Carfolks shall have no additional obligations
with respect to such Feedback and shall be free to reproduce, use, disclose, exhibit,
display, transform, create derivative works and distribute the Feedback to others without
limitation. Further, Carfolks shall be free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or
techniques contained in such Feedback for any purpose whatsoever, including but
not limited to developing, manufacturing and marketing products incorporating such
Feedback. Application information submitted to Carfolks shall be treated confidentially
to the extent required by applicable law or as disclosed in the application.
Our dealer directory is intended to include all new vehicle franchised dealers and upon
request we will include eligible Independent auto dealers for the purpose of allowing
consumers to discuss and share their experience during the shopping, vehicle buying
and service transactions. For an Independent auto dealer to be included they should
maintain an average inventory of 15 or more units, have a website which provides a
physical address and phone number, and lists their current inventory. Carfolks reserves
the right to exclude or remove any dealership from our directory.
Email and Spam
You may not use the Carfolks network for sending of bulk unsolicited commercial email
(spam). It is also prohibited for you to use a third-party network not under the control
of Carfolks for the purposes of sending spam or that advertises or refers recipients of
the spam to any content that is stored, delivered, or otherwise made available on the
Carfolks network. Further, you may not send email messages with forged email header
information or messages that otherwise indicate that Carfolks was involved in the
transmission of such material.
Network and System Security Violations
Network and system security violations are prohibited by Carfolks, and Carfolks
reserves the right to pursue criminal and/or civil charges and/or work in conjunction with
legal authorities in relation to any such violation. Examples of such violations include,
but are not limited to, the following:
- Unauthorized access of the Site, networks, data, servers, databases, etc.
- Any attempt to test, probe, or scan any Carfolks system or network (or use the
Carfolks network or systems for the purposes of such tests) in order to ascertain
vulnerability, or any attempt to breach security or authentication measures without
- Unauthorized monitoring of traffic or data on any network or system without
authorization from the owner of such network or system.
- Any attempt to interfere or disrupt any service or network by using the following,
but not limited to, methods: flooding, mail-bombing, denial of service attacks, or any
other deliberate attempts to overload a system.
- The forging of any TCP/IP packet headers or any part of the header information in
newsgroup postings or emails.
- Any usage or attempted usage of services for which you are not authorized to use.
Carfolks.com does not guarantee or warrant that the website or any information found
on the website will be free of infection, viruses, worms, or other codes or features that
manifest contaminating or destructive properties, nor can Carfolks.com provide any
assurance that unauthorized persons will not be able access your computers, data or
systems by means of this website or systems or through use of e-mail addresses, user
names or other information they may find on the website.
Users and participants on the website are responsible for implementing sufficient
procedures to satisfy your particular requirements for system security, accuracy of data
input and output and for maintaining your own means for the reconstruction of any lost
data or otherwise dealing with system security breaches.
The Carfolks website includes reviews of public and private vehicle dealerships,
vehicles and employees of retail auto dealerships. Although Carfolks.com does not
control the content or information in the reviews and as a policy will not edit any
reviews, it reserves the right to edit or remove any review that violate any of the terms
It is a condition of your use of this website that you do not:
- Post, transmit or link to any untrue, abusive, unlawful, threatening, vulgar, libelous,
defamatory, obscene, harassing, fraudulent, pornographic, profane, or indecent
information of any kind, including without limitation any transmissions constituting
or encouraging conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil
liability or otherwise violate any local, state, national or international law.
- Restrict or inhibit any registered user from posting a review.
- Post more than one review per purchase or dealer interaction.
- Make any posting using a false or misleading user name, email address or other
- Post, transmit, link to or in any way exploit any Information, software or other
material for commercial purposes, or which contains advertising or other forms of
solicitation, including chain letters, pyramid schemes or anything else that is not
relevant to the stated purpose of Carfolks.com.
- Post or transmit any material that you don't have the right to transmit under law
(e.g., that which is the intellectual property of another). Carfolks.com will follow the
procedures required under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act if it believes in good
faith that copyrighted material that has been illegally copied and submitted to this
By using this website, you agree to indemnify, defend and hold Carfolks.com
harmless from and against any losses, actions, claims, proceedings, suits, judgments,
settlements or liabilities arising out of your violation of these terms and conditions
or out of any review or information you may post or submit. You are responsible for
maintaining the security of your user name and password and you are responsible for
all statements or reviews made and acts that occur through the use of your user name
It is your responsibility to immediately take action to prevent any known or suspected
Carfolks become aware of any violation as solely determined by Carfolks, Carfolks
reserves the right to block access to any content, suspend or terminate any affected
service, block access to the Site or take action deemed appropriate by Carfolks.
Carfolks will attempt to provide you with notice if Carfolks deems it necessary to
suspend or terminate a service or block access to the Site, but Carfolks reserves
the right to suspend or terminate a service or block access to the Site immediately
and without notice to you if Carfolks determines that the violation is harming Carfolks
service, visitors, network, customers, or users. Carfolks will not be liable for any
hereby agree to indemnify Carfolks against any and all damages that may arise from a
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Charles Avenue | Lakewood, OH 44107.