This Terms and Conditions describes how Bloom is associated with the information, content, users, and other data on its Services, and how to contact Bloom about this agreement. It is required to read and agree to this agreement before proceeding to access and use Bloom.
This agreement should be read and agreed to before accessing the Services. The agreement is made by Bloom and you, the user, (“you”, “user”). By accessing and using with the Services, you explicitly confirm that you have read, understand and agree to be bound by this agreement. If you do not wish to be bound by this policy, do not access or use the Services. Bloom and its subsidiaries and affiliates ("Bloom") provide you with access to the Services as specifically indicated herein. Access to and use of the Services is governed by this policy.
This section applies to the behavior and content ("News Content") of a registered publisher account ("Publisher") on Bloom.
Publishers are solely responsible for any text, images, links, or other materials that they post. Publishers agree not to post any News Content that infringes, misappropriates or violates the rights of any third-party, including, without limitation, the copyright, trademark, trade secret, patent, publicity, privacy or other intellectual property rights of any third-party, or that is in violation of any federal, state or local law, rule or regulation, including Fair Housing Laws. Publishers also agree not to post any News Content that:
The user understands that Bloom does not approve or control the News Content posted by others, and instead simply provides Services that allows users to access information that has been made available by others. Bloom is not liable for any statements, representations, or News Content provided by its users on the Services. Bloom assumes no responsibility for monitoring the Services for appropriate News Content or conduct and has no obligation to screen, edit, or remove any of the News Content. However, Bloom reserves the right, in its sole discretion and without notice, to monitor, screen, or remove any News Content at any time and for any reason. Bloom nonetheless assumes no responsibility for such News Content or for the conduct of the Publisher submitting any such News Content.
The user understands that Bloom does not endorse or warrant any News Content or guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such content. Additionally, Bloom cannot guarantee the authenticity of any data, which users may provide about themselves. The user acknowledges that by using the Services, they may be exposed to News Content that is offensive, indecent or objectionable. Under no circumstances will Bloom be liable in any way for any News Content, including, but not limited to, any errors or omissions in any News Content, or any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any News Content posted, emailed, transmitted or otherwise made available on the Services.
Publishers agree that by posting content on the Services, they are granting Bloom a worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable and fully sublicensable, non-exclusive license to display, distribute, translate, and otherwise use this content in any manner on or in connection with the Services. Publishers understand and agree that any News Content that they post to Bloom may be redistributed through the Internet and other media channels, and may be viewed by the general public. Publishers agree that Bloom will not be bound to treat any News Content as confidential and may use any News Content in its business without incurring any liability for royalties or any other consideration of any kind, and will not incur any liabilities as a result of any similarities that may appear in future Bloom operations or business.
The Services allow users to read and interact with News Content through its registered Publishers. The Services may be presented on the Website or third-party websites and/or applications as a "Plugin", which contains a link to the Website or a Publisher's website. The Services serve a sole purpose to deliver the data for reading purposes and is not an offer or promise to sell the data as a product.
Bloom reserves the right to modify or discontinue the Service or a portion or attribute thereof. Bloom also reserves the right to modify or discontinue the offering of any information, News Content, or service with or without notice. Bloom shall not be liable to the user or any third-party should it exercise its right to modify or discontinue the Service or part of it.
All copyrighted and copyrightable materials on the Services, including, without limitation, code, interface design, text, and graphics, and the selection and arrangement and compilation of information ("Materials") thereof are proprietary property of Bloom, its licensors or its users and are protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. The user is granted a limited, non-sublicensable right to access this Website, use the Services and print the Materials for their personal, non-commercial, and informational use only. Bloom reserves the right, without notice and in sole discretion, to terminate the user's license to use the Services, and to block or prevent future access to and use of the Services. The foregoing license grant does not include the right for the user to:
Bloom does not assert copyright ownership rights to the underlying images or descriptions of businesses that may be displayed on the Services. Bloom derives such copyrighted images and/or descriptions from third-party websites or information provided by such website owners, which Bloom reproduces solely as necessary to generate search results as a navigational tool to direct users to the originating website. Any use of the source images or descriptions is subject to the copyright owner's permission and/or the requirements of applicable law.
Bloom does assert copyright ownership of and reserves all right to the search results and associated compilations created by Bloom.
The names "Bloom", "Bloom Labs", "Bloom Labs Incorporated" and its associated logos are trademarks, service marks and/or registered trademarks of Bloom or its suppliers and licensors, and may not be copied, imitated or used, in whole or in part, without Bloom's prior written permission or that of its suppliers or licensors. You may not use any meta-tags or any other "hidden text" utilizing "Bloom" or any other name, trademark, or product name belonging to or associated with Bloom without its permission. In addition, all page headers, custom graphics, button icons and scripts are service marks, trademarks and/or trade dress of Bloom, and may not be copied, imitated or used, in whole or in part, without its prior written permission. All other trademarks, registered trademarks and product names mentioned herein, and Bloom's names or logos, are the property of their respective owners. Reference to any products, services, processes or other information by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, supplier, or otherwise does not constitute or imply Bloom's endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation thereof.
The user's use of the Services is at their own risk. The Services and the Materials are provided on an "as is" basis without warranties of any kind, either express or implied. The user expressly agree that use of the Services, including all content or data distributed by, or downloaded or accessed from or through the Services, is at their sole risk. Bloom disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties or merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title, and non-infringement as to the information, materials, and content on the Services. Bloom does not represent or warrant that Materials on the Services are accurate, complete, reliable, current, or error-free. Bloom is not responsible for typographical errors or omissions relating to pricing, text or photography. Bloom does not warrant that the functions or content contained on the Services or the servers that makes it available are free of viruses or other harmful components. Bloom does not warrant or make any representation regarding the use, or the result of use, of any content in terms of accuracy, reliability, or otherwise.
In no event shall Bloom, its officers, directors, stockholders, agents, affiliates, employees, advertisers or data providers be liable for any indirect, special, incidental, consequential or punitive damages (including, but not limited to, loss of use, loss of profits or loss of data), whether in an action in contract, tort (including, but not limited to, negligence), equity or otherwise, arising out of or in any way connected with the use of the Services or the Materials.
In no event will the collective liability of Bloom, its subsidiaries, affiliates, licensors, service providers, content providers, employees, agents, officers, directors and stockholders, regardless of the form of action (whether in contract, tort, or otherwise), exceed greater than $100.00.