Ash Wellness, Inc.
Welcome to Ash! Ash is a Sexual Health and Wellness platform, available through our website at meetash.com and its subdomains (together with any mobile application that we may from time to time make available, “Website”) that provides sexual health and wellness services and products.
1. GENERAL; OUR SERVICES.
1.2 Restrictions. You shall not, directly or indirectly, and You shall not permit any third party to, (i) reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble or otherwise attempt to discover the object code, source code or underlying ideas or algorithms of our Services; (ii) modify, translate, or create derivative works based on any element of our Services or any related documentation; (iii) rent, lease, distribute, sell, resell, assign, or otherwise transfer its rights to use our Services; (iv) use our Services for any purpose other than its intended purpose; (v) interfere with or disrupt the integrity or performance of our Services; or (vi) attempt to gain unauthorized access to our Services.
1.3 We Do Not Provide Medical Advice or Diagnosis. The information, whether text, data, charts, and other materials available through our Services (together with Your Testing Data, “Content”) are for your informational purposes only. Ash does not provide, and our Website and other Services do not include or provide, professional medical advice, or diagnosis or treatment of any medical or other health conditions. You must consult with Your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions You may have regarding a medical or other health condition. Do not disregard professional medical advice due to any of the Content available through our Services, including without limitation any test results You may receive. Reliance on any of the Content available through our Services, including without limitation any test results, is solely at your own risk.
2. THIRD PARTY SERVICES, DATA AND YOUR CONTENT.
2.2 Decision to Use Testing Services. You have sole discretion over whether to use any Testing Services. You may wish to consult with your physician or other qualified medical provider regarding whether Testing Services are right for you. You acknowledge that the results of any Testing Services may provide negative or inconclusive information regarding your health, and that the Testing Services, including any laboratory testing of chlamydia and gonorrhea, are subject to false-negative and false-positive rates. Accordingly, if You have a concern about your results, you may wish to complete one or more additional tests. In addition to our Laboratory Service Providers, You may need or want to obtain other services from third parties to fully understand or address Your Testing Data.
2.4 Sharing of Your Content and Your Testing Data. You hereby authorize Ash to provide Your Content to any Laboratory Service Provider for the sole purpose of performing your Testing Services. You further authorize Ash to receive all data that result from your Testing Services (“Your Testing Data”) and hereby authorize Ash to direct the applicable Laboratory Service Provider(s) to provide to Ash Your Testing Data as requested by Ash from time to time. You agree to assist Ash in obtaining Your Testing Data from the applicable Laboratory Service Provider(s) upon our request from time to time. We agree to contractually bind or request our Laboratory Service Providers to dispose of any of Your Samples promptly after completing the testing thereof.
3.1 Account Registration; Login Credentials. Ash may require You to register for an account or establish a username and password for access and use of our Website and certain other Services. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality and security of all such login credentials. You are solely responsible for any and all access and use of our Services that occurs under Your login credentials. You agree to immediately notify Ash of any unauthorized use of, or access to, Your login credentials. You understand that You may be required to register for an account in order to use any Testing Kit You purchase, and that such registration may require You to confirm the identity of the individual using the Testing Kit (such additional information to be considered part of Your Content).
3.2 Your Standards of Conduct. By accessing our Services, including our Website or any chat room, online discussion forum, or other service provided through our Services, You agree to abide by the following standards of conduct. You agree that You will not, and will not authorize or facilitate any attempt by another person to use our Services or any related chat room or online discussion forum to:
(a) Transmit any content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, offensive, obscene, pornographic, lewd, lascivious, or otherwise objectionable, as determined by Ash;
(b) Submit Your Content You know is false, misleading, untruthful, or inaccurate;
(c) Engage in commercial activities on our Services or using our Services;
(d) Promote a business or other commercial venture or event, or otherwise use our Services for commercial purposes, except as expressly permitted by Ash;
(e) Use a name or language that Ash, in its sole discretion, deems offensive;
(f) Post defamatory statements;
(g) Post Your Content that is hateful or racially or ethnically objectionable;
(h) Post Your Content which infringes another’s copyright, trademark or trade secret;
(i) Post unsolicited advertising or unlawfully promote products or services;
(j) Harass, threaten or intentionally embarrass or cause distress to another person or entity;
(k) Impersonate another person;
(l) Promote, solicit, or participate in any multi-level marketing or pyramid schemes;
(m) Exploit children under 18 years of age;
(n) Engage in disruptive activity such as sending multiple messages in an effort to monopolize the forum, if any;
(o) Introduce viruses, worms, Trojan horses and/or harmful code to our Website;
(p) Obtain unauthorized access to any computer system through our Website;
(q) Invade the privacy of any person, including but not limited to posting personally identifying or otherwise private information about a person without their consent (or their parent’s consent in the case of a child under 13 years of age);
(r) Solicit personal information from children under 13 years of age;
(s) Violate any federal, state, local, or international law or regulation; or
(t) Encourage conduct that would constitute a criminal or civil offense.
3.4 Security. You shall not circumvent or otherwise interfere with any user authentication or security of our Services. Ash will deploy commercially reasonable security precautions intended to protect against unauthorized access to any Your Content and Your Testing Data stored by Ash in connection with Your use of our Services. Ash will exercise reasonable efforts to deploy corrections within our Website for security breaches made known to Ash. You acknowledge that, notwithstanding the security precautions deployed by Ash, the use of, or connection to, the Internet provides the opportunity for unauthorized third parties to circumvent such precautions and illegally gain access to our Website, Your Content and Your Testing Results. Ash cannot and does not guarantee the privacy, security, integrity or authenticity of any information transmitted over or stored in any system connected to or accessible via the Internet or otherwise or that any such security precautions will be adequate or sufficient.
4. PURCHASES; SHIPMENTS; FEES and payment.
4.1 General. You may use our Services to purchase certain self-testing kits (“Testing Kits”) and such other products and services as we may from time to time make available (collectively, excluding Testing Kits, “Products”).
4.2 Testing Kits. You acknowledge that, in order to use any Testing Kit You purchase, You may be required to register an account, properly package Your Samples and ship Your completed Testing Kit to a designated Laboratory Service Provider. You agree to follow any shipping instructions that we may provide to You from time to time, including without limitation placing Your Samples into an appropriate biohazard bag, which may be provided by us in our discretion. We are not responsible for any damage to Your Testing Kit, including Your Samples, resulting from Your failure to properly package Your Samples or otherwise comply with our shipping instructions. You understand that each Testing Kit may be subject to an expiration date, and that You will be required to ship such Testing Kit to the designated Laboratory Service Provider prior to such expiration date in order to use such Testing Kit. In the event that the Laboratory Service Provider is unable to use Your Samples to perform the Testing Services for any reason other than Your failure to comply with the shipping or other instructions provided to You or expiration of the Testing Kit, we will send You one (1) replacement Testing Kit at no additional cost to You. You will be responsible for the fees associated with any subsequent Testing Kits. You understand that any claim we may make on our Website or otherwise regarding the time required for performance of the Testing Services is an estimate only, and that we are not responsible for any delay in testing.
4.3 Orders; Cancellation. You agree that Your order to purchase our Testing Kits or Products is an offer from You to buy all products or services listed in Your order. After You place an order with us, we will either accept or reject the order. We are only obligated to fulfill Your order if we accept it. We will use reasonable efforts to accommodate a request to cancel an order, as long as Your request is received at least three (3) days prior to shipment.
4.4 Shipments; Title and Risk of Loss. Testing Kits or Products will be shipped to the address You designate as the shipping address. Shipping restrictions may apply. You agree to pay all shipping and handling charges set forth on our Website during the ordering process. Ash is not be liable for packages refused or held for delivery. Please note that refunds will not be issued for any order that is refused or abandoned by the intended recipient or any order that cannot be delivered due to an address error. Title and risk of loss pass to You upon our transfer of the Testing Kits or Products to our carrier. Shipping and delivery dates are estimates only and cannot be guaranteed. We are not liable for any delays in shipments.
5.1 Warranty Disclaimer. OUR WEBSITE AND OTHER SERVICES ARE PROVIDED TO YOU ON AN AS-IS BASIS. YOUR USE OF OUR WEBSITE AND OTHER SERVICES IS AT ITS OWN RISK. Ash DOES NOT MAKE, AND HEREBY DISCLAIMS, ANY AND ALL OTHER EXPRESS AND/OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NONINFRINGEMENT AND TITLE, AND ANY WARRANTIES ARISING FROM A COURSE OF DEALING, USAGE, OR TRADE PRACTICE. Ash DISCLAIMS ALL LIABILITY FOR THE LOSS OF DATA ENTERED INTO OR SAVED IN OUR WEBSITE.
5.2 Third Party Product Descriptions and Links.
(a) Third Party Products. We do not currently sell third-party products or Services through our Website, but may do so in the future. We may, however, provide certain information or descriptions about products (collectively, “Product Descriptions”) that we prepare or that we obtain from independent third parties, such as from Laboratory Service Providers or other third party vendors. We do not warrant that Product Descriptions or any prices that are referenced are accurate, complete, reliable, current or error-free. You agree that Ash is not liable in any way for the accuracy, completeness, timeliness or correct sequencing of the Product Descriptions or other Ash Content, or for any decision made or action taken by You relying upon the Product Descriptions or other Ash Content.
(b) Laboratory Service Provider Certifications. While we may use good faith efforts to confirm that our Laboratory Service Providers are certified by the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendment (“CLIA”) and accredited by the College of American Pathology (“CAP”), we cannot ensure and do not guarantee that any Laboratory Service Provider is or will remain certified by CLIA or accredited by CAP. We do not warrant that any claim made on our Website regarding any Laboratory Service Provider, including any claim related to any CLIA or CAP certification, is accurate, complete, reliable, current or error-free.
(c) Links to Third Party Sites. External links on our Services may lead to other websites, including advertised products sold by outside vendors and companies. We are not liable for the content, goods, services, advertising, or other materials found on these external websites. Although we may display ads and have an affiliate referral relationship with third parties, we do not own or control outside companies selling products accessed through our Services, and are not responsible or liable for their company policies or the quality of their merchandise or services. Before buying anything, users are advised to carefully investigate the individual company policies of all online purchases that they intend to make. From time to time, Ash may be a participant in certain affiliate advertising programs designed to provide a means for websites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to certain third parties. Any logo of any third party used on our Website or other portion of our Services is a trademark of such third party or its affiliates.
(d) No Third Party Endorsements. In no event shall any reference to any third party or third party product or service be construed as an approval or endorsement by Ash of that third party or of any product or service provided by a third party. Likewise, a link (including without limitation external websites that are framed by our Services as well as any advertisements displayed in connection therewith) to any third party website does not imply that we endorse or accept any responsibility for the content or use of such a website. Ash does not warrant the performance of any Laboratory Service Provider or other third party.
6. PROPRIETARY RIGHTS.
6.1 Ownership. We acknowledge that, as between You and Ash, You are the sole and exclusive owner of Your Testing Data and Your Content. You acknowledge that our Website and other content available through our Services (other than Your Content and Your Testing Data), and all intellectual property rights therein, are the sole and exclusive property of Ash and its licensors. The service marks and trademarks of Ash, including without limitation “Ash” and the Ash logo, are service marks owned by Ash Wellness, Inc. Any other trademarks, service marks, logos and/or trade names appearing via our Services are the property of their respective owners. You may not copy or use any of these marks, logos or trade names without the express prior written consent of the owner.
6.2 License to Your Content and Your Testing Data. You grant to Ash a royalty-free, nonexclusive, irrevocable, limited right and license to use the Your Content and Your Testing Data (a) in order to provide our Services; (b) to analyze and improve our Website and any other portion of our Services; and/or (c) to compile and use aggregate or de-identified data, statistics, measurements or other metrics derived from Your Content and Your Testing Data (including in combination with the aggregate or de-identified customer data of other Ash customers) for its own purposes. Aggregate or de-identified data means data that does not identify You or any other individual.
6.4 Limited Feedback License. You hereby grant to Ash, at no charge, a non-exclusive, royalty-free, worldwide, transferable, sublicensable (through one or more tiers), perpetual, irrevocable license in and to suggestions, comments and other forms of feedback (“Feedback”) regarding our Website or other Services, including Feedback regarding features, usability and use, and bug reports, to reproduce, perform, display, create derivative works of the Feedback and distribute such Feedback and/or derivative works in our Services or any other products or services. Feedback is provided by You “as is” without warranty of any kind by You.
6.5 Copyright Infringement; Notice and Take Down Procedures.
If You believe that any content on our Services infringes your copyright, You may request that such content be removed. This request must bear a signature (or electronic equivalent) of the copyright holder or an authorized representative and must include the following information:
(a) identification of the copyrighted work that You believe to be infringed, including a description of the work and, where possible, a copy or the location of an authorized version of the work;
(b) identification of the content that You believe to be infringing and its location, including a description of the content, and its Website location or other pertinent information that will help Ash to locate such content;
(c) your name, address, telephone number and email address;
(d) a statement that You have a good faith belief that the complained of use of the material is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
(e) statement that the information in your claim is accurate; and
(f) a statement that “under penalty of perjury,” You declare that You are the lawful copyright owner or are authorized to act on the owner’s behalf.
Ash’s agent for copyright issues relating to our Services is firstname.lastname@example.org, or Ash Wellness, Inc., 11 E Loop Road, Suite 381, New York, NY 10044, phone 646-867-2949. In an effort to protect the rights of copyright owners, Ash maintains a policy for the termination, in appropriate circumstances, of users of our Services who are repeat infringers.
By using our Services, You agree to indemnify, hold harmless and defend Ash and its officers, directors, employees and suppliers from any claims, damages, losses, liabilities, and all costs and expenses of defense, including but not limited to, attorneys’ fees, resulting directly or indirectly from a claim by a third party that arises in connection with your use of our Services and/or Your Content or Your Testing Data.
8. Limitation of Liability.
8.1 No Consequential Damages. ASH SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, OR ANY DAMAGES FOR LOST DATA, HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY SUCH DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF THE LICENSING, PROVISION OR USE OF THE WEBSITE OR OTHER SERVICES, OR RESULTS THEREOF. Ash WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR THE COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES.
9. TERM AND TERMINATION.
10. AGREEMENT TO ARBITRATE.
10.3 Opt Out. You may opt out of this agreement to arbitrate in this Section 10. If You do so, neither You nor we can require the other to participate in an arbitration proceeding. To opt out, You must notify us in writing within thirty (30) days of the date that You first became subject to this arbitration provision. The opt out notice must state that You do not agree to the Agreement to Arbitrate and must include your name, address, phone number, your login credentials to which the opt out applies, if any, and a clear statement that You want to opt out of this agreement to arbitrate. You must sign the opt out notice for it to be effective. This procedure is the only way You can opt out of the Agreement to Arbitrate. You must use this address to opt out: Ash Wellness, Inc., ATTN: Arbitration Opt-out, 11 E Loop Road, Suite 381, New York, NY 10044.
10.4 Survival. This Arbitration section will survive the termination of Your relationship with Ash.
11.7 Relationship of the Parties. Ash is an independent contractor to You. There is no relationship of agency, partnership, joint venture, employment, or franchise between the parties. Neither party has the authority to bind the other or to incur any obligation on its behalf.
11.8 Export. Our Website utilizes software and technology that may be subject to United States and foreign export controls. You acknowledge and agree that our Services shall not be used, and none of the underlying information, software, or technology may be transferred or otherwise exported or re-exported to countries as to which the United States maintains an embargo (collectively, “Embargoed Countries”), or to or by a national or resident thereof, or any person or entity on the U.S. Department of Treasury’s List of Specially Designated Nationals or the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Table of Denial Orders (collectively, “Designated Nationals”). The lists of Embargoed Countries and Designated Nationals are subject to change without notice. By using the Subscription Services, You represent and warrant that You are not located in, under the control of, or a national or resident of an Embargoed Country or Designated National. Our Website may use encryption technology that is subject to licensing requirements under the U.S. Export Administration Regulations, 15 C.F.R. Parts 730-774 and Council Regulation (EC) No. 1334/2000. You agree to comply strictly with all applicable export laws and assume sole responsibility for obtaining licenses to export or re-export as may be required. Ash and its licensors make no representation that our Services are appropriate or available for use in other locations.
11.9 Contact Us. Please contact us at email@example.com or at 11 E Loop Road, Suite 381, New York, NY if you have any questions about our Website or other Services.
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