Terms of Use

DSMbride a Des Moines area Wedding Resource is here to inform, educate, entertain, and support those to be wed, during this hectic and enjoyable engagement period. This Terms of Use may be updated from time to time without notice to you. Here are a some issues we would like you to be aware of before using DSMbride website, the services offered by DSMbride or through DSMbride website, and any parts or sections thereof including but not limited to web content, vendor contact forms, member profile information, folders, posts, messages, photos, and graphics.

You understand and agree that our Area is provided “AS-IS” and that DSMbride assumes no responsibility for your ability to (or any costs or fees associated with your ability to) obtain access to our Area. Nor does DSMbride assume any liability for the failure to store or maintain any user communications or personal settings.

I, DSMbride preferred vendor, Take This Website…

In consideration of your visiting and using our Area, you represent that you are able to form a binding contract. You also agree to that any information you provide about yourself is accurate and complete information at the time provided. You agree to timely update any information provided to DSMbride to keep it accurate and complete.

DSMbride is concerned about the safety and privacy of all its brides, grooms, and other users including children. Please remember that DSMbride Area is designed to inform, educate, entertain, and support to-be-weds and their families, and as a result has a diverse audience. Accordingly, it is the responsibility of legal guardians (moms and dads) to determine whether any parts of our Area are appropriate for your child.

In addition to this Terms of Use, when using a particular Area of DSMbride, you are also bound by the posted guidelines and rules for that particular Area.

Certain names, logos, and/or phrases in our Area may constitute trademarks an/or copyrights of DSMbride or its clients. The mark “DSMbride” and the contents of this Website Area are the sole property of DSMbride. Reproduction in whole or in part is strictly prohibited without the expressly written permission of DSMbride.

All of the writing in our Area is the copyrighted property of DSMbride, and is protected as such. None of the material may be reproduced without our written permission, with the exception of downloading or printing a single copy for yourself. This copyright extends from original DSMbride material, to the raw compilations of posts in our folders, to any edited and filtered compilations of posts that we may sell and distribute. The right to download and store or output the materials found on DSMbride is granted for viewing use only. Materials may not be reproduced in any form. Any reproduction or editing by any means mechanical or electronic without the explicit written permission of DSMbride is expressly prohibited.

DSMbride reserves the right to republish any material contributed by our readers. By posting a message, a subscriber expressly grants the right to DSMbride to republish or sell the message as part of any edited compilation such as DSMbride News. Material that is copyright protected may not be submitted without permission from the copyright owner. Since there are many thousands of possible sources spread out across the Internet, it is impossible for us at DSMbride to know if a posting represents a copyright infringement. Please remember you are responsible for the material you submit to DSMbride, including taste, reliability, originality and copyright. Author(s) may be held legally responsible for copyright infringement, defamation or invasion of privacy, as well as any damages arising out of actions resulting from materials submitted by you and posted by DSMbride. You are responsible for ensuring that your message or posting does not violate any extant copyrights. If you believe that your copyrighted material has been posted to DSMbride without permission, please contact us.

DSMbride will publish the content submitted by wedding professional contributors, vendor information and photos from real brides within DSMbride. DSMbride and DSMbride’s staff are not and will not be responsible for any misleading, false, or otherwise injurious information and advice communicated in our Area or for any results obtained from the use of such information or advice. DSMbride will not be liable for any loss or damage suffered by a user through the user’s reliance on information and advice gained in this Area. (This may sound serious but it’s just impossible for us to know everything.)

We Can Change.

People change, and DSMbride does too. DSMbride reserves the right from time to time to make modifications and changes to our Area. These modifications and changes may include, but are not limited to, discontinuing, temporarily or permanently, any service offered by, or through DSMbride (or any part thereof) with or without notice. You agree that DSMbride shall not be liable to you or to any other party for any changes and modifications to our Area.

No Guarantees

YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT:

YOUR USE OF OUR AREA IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE SERVICES PROVIDED IN OUR AREA ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. THE KNOT EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.

DSMbride MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT: (i) THE SERVICE WILL MEET ANY OF YOUR REQUIREMENTS, (ii) THE SERVICE WILL BE TIMELY, SECURE, UNINTERRUPTED, OR FREE FROM ERROR OR OMISSION, (iii) THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF ANY SERVICE IN OUR AREA WILL BE USEFUL, ACCURATE OR RELIABLE, (iv) THE QUALITY OF ANY PRODUCTS, SERVICES, INFORMATION, OR OTHER MATERIAL PURCHASED OR OBTAINED BY YOU THROUGH THE SERVICES OFFERED IN OUR AREA WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS, AND (V) ANY ERRORS IN THE OPERATION OF AREA INCLUDING THE OPERATION OF ANY SOFTWARE WILL BE CORRECTED.

ANY MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF ANY SERVICE IN OUR AREA IS DONE AT YOUR OWN RISK AND YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM (OR ANY COMPONENT CONNECTED TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM) OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD (INTENTIONAL OR OTHERWISE) OF ANY SUCH MATERIAL.

NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM DSMbride OR FROM ANY SERVICE PROVIDED IN OUR AREA SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THE TERMS OF USE.

SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES OR THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. ACCORDINGLY, SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS IN THIS SECTION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT DSMbride SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DAMAGES, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL AND REPUTATION, OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES. THIS LIMITATION ON LIABILITY APPLIES EVEN IF THE KNOT HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

And Now Some Legal Stuff…

Operation of Law. You agree that DSMbride may access, maintain, and disclose information you provide to DSMbride if required to do so by law or if DSMbride, in good faith, believes that such access, maintenance or disclosure is reasonably necessary to: (i) comply with any legal process; (ii) enforce DSMbride’s Terms of Use; (iii) respond to claims that any material or information posted, provided, transmitted, or otherwise made available by you violates the rights of third parties; (iv) respond to your customer service requests; or (v) otherwise protect the rights and property of DSMbride, its vendors, users and the general public.

You agree to indemnify and hold harmless DSMbride, its subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, agents, vendors or other partners, and employees, from any claim or demand, including attorneys’ fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of any material or information posted, provided, transmitted, or otherwise made available by you in our Area, or by your use of our Area, or by your violation of DSMbride’s Terms of Use, or your violation of the rights of another.

The Terms of Use constitute the entire agreement between you and DSMbride and govern your use of our Area and any services offered in our Area. This agreement supersedes any prior terms of use agreements between you and DSMbride.

You agree that, except as otherwise expressly provided in this Terms of Use, there shall be no third party beneficiaries to this agreement.

The failure of DSMbride to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Terms of Use shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of the Terms of Use is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the other terms and provisions of the Terms of use shall remain in full force and effect.

You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to use of any services provided in our Area or the Terms of Use must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred.

Section Titles and Other Headings. The section titles and other headings in the Terms of Use are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect.