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Your use of Dx21, LLC's ("Dx21") Internet site (CrownAndBee.com) or any of the products or services offered on this site (collectively, the "Services") is subject to these Terms of Use (these "Terms").  Dx21 may modify these Terms at any time without notice to you by posting revised Terms on our site. Your use of our site constitutes your binding acceptance of these Terms, including any modifications that we make.

Some of the Services may be subject to additional posted conditions. Your use of those Services is subject to those conditions, which are incorporated into these Terms by reference. In the event of an inconsistency between these Terms and any additional posted conditions, the provisions of the additional conditions shall control.

We have the right, but not the obligation, to take any of the following actions in our sole discretion at any time and for any reason without giving you any prior notice:

  1. Restrict, suspend, or terminate your access to all or any part of our Services;
  2. Change, suspend, or discontinue all or any part of our Services;
  3. Refuse, move, or remove any material that you submit to our site for any reason;
  4. Refuse, move, or remove any content that is available on our site;
  5. Deactivate or delete your accounts and all related information and files in your account;
  6. Establish general practices and limits concerning use of our site.

You agree that we will not be liable to you or any third party for taking any of these actions.

You understand and agree that our Services may include communications such as service announcements and administrative messages from us or from our representatives and that these communications are considered part of the Services. You will not be able to opt out of receiving these messages.

Content on our sites

Our sites include a combination of content that we create, that our partners create, and that our users create. All materials published on our sites, including, but not limited to, written content, photographs, graphics, images, illustrations, marks, logos, sound or video clips, and Flash animation, are protected by our copyrights or trademarks or those of our partners. You may not modify, publish, transmit, participate in the transfer or sale of, reproduce, create derivative works of, distribute, publicly perform, publicly display, or in any way exploit any of the materials or content on our sites in whole or in part without prior written permission from Dx21.  Please review our copyright notice.

You are solely responsible for all materials, whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, that you upload, post, e-mail, transmit, or otherwise make available on our site ("Your Content"). You certify that you own all intellectual property rights in Your Content. You hereby grant us, our affiliates, and our partners a worldwide, irrevocable, royalty-free, nonexclusive, sublicensable license to use, reproduce, create derivative works of, distribute, publicly perform, publicly display, transfer, transmit, distribute, and publish Your Content and subsequent versions of Your Content for the purposes of (i) displaying Your Content on our sites, (ii) distributing Your Content, either electronically or via other media, to users seeking to download or otherwise acquire it, and/or (iii) storing Your Content in a remote database accessible by end users, for a charge. This license shall apply to the distribution and the storage of Your Content in any form, medium, or technology now known or later developed.

Our site contains content that we create as well as content provided by third parties. This content includes, among other things, product descriptions, product development information, "white papers", and opinion columns. It also includes information about products and services offered by parties other than Dx21, such as product descriptions, specifications, pricing, availability, and performance. We do not guarantee the accuracy, the integrity, or the quality of the content on our sites, and you may not rely on any of this content. Without limitation, we are not responsible for postings by users in the user opinion, message board, or feedback sections of our sites.

Third-party sites, products, and Services

Our site contain links to other Internet sites owned by third parties. Your use of each of those sites is subject to the conditions, if any, that each of those sites has posted. We have no control over sites that are not ours, and we are not responsible for any changes to or content on them. Our inclusion on our sites of any third-party content or a link to a third-party site is not an endorsement of that content or third-party site.

Dx21 disclaims any responsibility for or liability related to products or services that we review, list, or advertise on our site.  Your correspondence or related activities with third parties, including payment transactions and goods-delivery transactions, are solely between you and that third party. You agree that we will not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any of your transactions with third parties. Any questions, complaints, or claims related to any product or service should be directed to the appropriate vendor.

Dx21's fee-based services

Some of the Services require you to pay a fee, as described in the specific conditions included where those Services are offered. You agree to pay all fees and charges that you incur. Unless otherwise noted, all currency references are in U.S. dollars. We may, upon notice if required by applicable laws, at any time change the amount of, or basis for determining, any fee or charge, or institute new fees or charges. All fees and charges are payable in accordance with payment terms in effect at the time the fee or the charge becomes payable.

Privacy policy

All of the information that we collect from you, such as registration information, is subject to our privacy policy. Please click here to see our full Privacy Policy.

Your conduct on our sites

If we request registration information from you, you will provide us with true, accurate, current, and complete information. You will promptly update your registration to keep it accurate, current, and complete. If we issue you a password, you may not reveal it to anyone else. You may not use anyone else's password. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your accounts and passwords. You agree to immediately notify us of any unauthorized use of your passwords or accounts or any other breach of security. You also agree to exit from your accounts at the end of each session. We will not be responsible for any loss or damage that may result if you fail to comply with these requirements.

The technology and the software underlying our site and the Services is the sole property of Dx21. You agree not to copy, modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, assign, distribute, reverse engineer, grant a security interest in, or otherwise transfer any right to the technology or software underlying our site or the Services. You agree not to modify the software underlying our sites in any manner or form or to use modified versions of such software, including (without limitation) for the purpose of obtaining unauthorized access to our sites.

Without limiting the foregoing, you agree that you will not use our site to take any of the following actions:

  1. Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten, or otherwise violate the legal right of others;
  2. Publish, post, upload, e-mail, distribute, or disseminate (collectively, "Transmit") any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent, or unlawful content;
  3. Publish, post, upload, e-mail, distribute, or disseminate (collectively, "Transmit") any political, religious, or discriminatory content;
  4. Transmit files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage or adversely affect the operation of another person's computer, our sites, any software or hardware, or telecommunications equipment;
  5. Advertise or offer to sell any goods or services for any commercial purpose unless you have our written consent to do so;
  6. Transmit surveys, contests, pyramid schemes, spam, unsolicited advertising or promotional materials, or chain letters;
  7. Download any file that you know or reasonably should know cannot be legally obtained in such manner;
  8. Falsify or delete any author attributions, legal or other proper notices or proprietary designations or labels of the origin or the source of software or other material;
  9. Restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying any public area within our sites;
  10. Collect or store personal information about other end users;
  11. Interfere with or disrupt our sites, servers, or networks;
  12. Impersonate any person or entity, including, but not limited to, a Dx21 representative, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;
  13. Forge headers or manipulate identifiers or other data in order to disguise the origin of any content transmitted through our sites or to manipulate your presence on our sites;
  14. Take any action that imposes an unreasonably or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure;
  15. Engage in any illegal activities.

You agree to use our bulletin board services, chat areas, news groups, forums, communities and/or message or communication facilities (collectively, the "Forums") only to send and receive messages and material that are proper and related to that particular Forum.

If you choose a displayname that, in our sole discretion, is obscene, indecent, abusive or that might otherwise subject us to public disparagement or scorn, we reserve the right, without prior notice to you, to automatically change your username, delete your posts from our sites, deny you access to our sites, or any combination of these options.

Unauthorized access to our sites is a breach of these Terms and a violation of the law. You agree not to access our sites by any means other than through the interface that is provided by Dx21 for use in accessing our sites. You agree not to use any automated means, including, without limitation, agents, robots, scripts, or spiders, to access, monitor, or copy any part of our sites, except those automated means that we have approved in advance and in writing.

Use of our sites is subject to existing laws and legal process. Nothing contained in these Terms shall limit our right to comply with governmental, court, and law-enforcement requests or requirements relating to your use of our sites.

Indemnification

You hereby agree to indemnify, defend and hold Dx21 and all of our officers, directors, owners, employees, agents, information providers, affiliates, partners, and licensors (collectively, the "Dx21 Party") harmless from and against any and all liability, losses, costs, and expenses (including attorneys' fees) incurred by any Dx21 Party in connection with any claim, including, but not limited to, claims for defamation, violation of rights of publicity and/or privacy, copyright infringement, or trademark infringement arising out of:

  1. Your use of our sites;
  2. Any use or alleged use of your accounts or your passwords by any person, whether or not authorized by you;
  3. The content, the quality, or the performance of content that you submit to our sites;
  4. Your connection to our sites;
  5. Your violation of these Terms; or
  6. Your violation of the rights of any other person or entity.

We reserve the right, at our own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter for which you are required to indemnify us, and you agree to cooperate with our defense of these claims.

Disclaimers

We disclaim any responsibility for the deletion, the failure to store, the misdelivery, or the untimely delivery of any information or material. We disclaim any responsibility for any harm resulting from downloading or accessing any information or material on the Internet using search results from our sites. We disclaim any responsibility for, and if you subscribe to one of our fee-based services you will not be entitled to a refund as a result of, any service outages that are caused by our maintenance on the servers or the technology that underlies our sites, failures of our service providers (including telecommunications, hosting, and power providers), computer viruses, natural disasters or other destruction or damage of our facilities, acts of nature, war, civil disturbance, or any other cause beyond our reasonable control.

WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT OUR SITES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE. IN ADDITION, WE DO NOT MAKE ANY WARRANTY AS TO THE CONTENT ON OUR SITES.  THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, PROGRAMS, FILES, AND LINKS FROM OR THROUGH THIS SITE ARE PROVIDED “AS-IS”, “AS AVAILABLE”, AND ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, ARE DISCLAIMED (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE DISCLAIMER OF ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE). THIS SITE AND THE CONTENTS, APPLICATIONS, LINKS, PROGRAMS, FILES, AND INFORMATION HEREIN MAY CONTAIN ERRORS, PROBLEMS OR OTHER LIMITATIONS. Dx21 AND AGENTS THEREOF DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL LIABILITY FOR ANY INACCURATE INFORMATION, FOR ANY REASON. WE ARE NOT LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF BUSINESS, LOSS OF PROFITS, LITIGATION, OR THE LIKE). WHETHER BASED ON BREACH OF CONTRACT, BREACH OF WARRANTY, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), PRODUCT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.

THE LIMITATIONS OF DAMAGES SET FORTH ABOVE ARE FUNDAMENTAL ELEMENTS OF THE BASIS OF THE BARGAIN BETWEEN US AND YOU. WE WOULD NOT PROVIDE THIS SITE AND INFORMATION WITHOUT SUCH LIMITATIONS. NO REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES OR GUARANTEES WHATSOEVER ARE MADE AS TO THE ACCURACY, ADEQUACY, RELIABILITY, CURRENTNESS, COMPLETENESS, SUITABILITY OR APPLICABILITY OF THE INFORMATION TO A PARTICULAR SITUATION.

Dx21 AND AGENTS THEREOF ASSUME NO RESPONSIBILITY OR LIABILITY FOR ANY DAMAGES CAUSED BY BUGS, VIRUSES, CORRUPTION, OR INACCURACIES OF ANY ELECTRONIC FILES AVAILABLE ON OR THROUGH THIS SITE, INCLUDING FILES ATTACHED TO EMAIL MESSAGES OR NEWSGROUP POSTS AUTHORED OR AUTHORIZED BY PARTIES ASSOCIATED WITH Dx21.

NO COMMUNICATIONS (WRITTEN, SPOKEN, OR OTHERWISE) FROM PARTIES ASSOCIATED WITH THIS SITE AND/OR Dx21 WILL SUPERSEDE THE LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY OUTLINED IN THE ABOVE.

Miscellaneous

We may be required by state or federal law to notify you of certain events. You hereby acknowledge and consent that such notices will be effective upon our posting them on our sites or delivering them to you through e-mail. You may update your e-mail address by visiting the Services where you have provided contact information. If you do not provide us with accurate information, we cannot be held liable if we fail to notify you. You have the right to request that we provide such notices to you in paper format, and may do so by contacting Customer Service, Dx21, LLC, 9594 1st Ave. NE #213, Seattle, WA  98115.

Our failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.

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 our sites or these Terms must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred.

These Terms, including all terms, conditions, and policies that are incorporated into these terms by reference, constitute the entire agreement between you and Dx21 and govern your use of our sites, superseding any prior agreements that you may have with us.

These Terms shall be construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Washington, and the parties irrevocably consent to bring any action to enforce these Terms before an arbitration panel or before a court of competent jurisdiction in Seattle, Washington if seeking interim or preliminary relief or enforcement of an arbitration award.

If any part of these Terms is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision, and the remainder of the Terms shall continue in effect.