Terms of Use

Last Updated: January, 2015

Welcome to Amazon. Amazon Services LLC and its affiliates (“we”, “us” or “Amazon”) provide website features and other products and services (“Amazon Services”) to you subject to the following conditions (“Terms of Use”).

By using Amazon Services, you agree to these conditions. Please read them carefully.

We offer a wide range of Amazon Services, and additional terms may apply. When you use an Amazon Service (for example, Selling on Amazon, Amazon Webstore, Fulfillment By Amazon, Product Ads and Marketplace Web Services) you also will be subject to the guidelines, terms and agreements applicable to that Amazon Service (“Service Terms”). If these Terms of Use are inconsistent with the Service Terms, the Service Terms will control.

privacy

Please review our Privacy Notice, which also governs your use of Amazon Services, to understand our practices.

electronic communications

When you use certain Amazon Services, or send e-mails to us, you are communicating with us electronically. You consent to receive communications from us electronically. We may communicate with you by e-mail, by posting notices on our websites, by delivering notifications through our mobile applications or through other electronic means. You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.

copyright

All content included in or made available through any Amazon Service, such as text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio clips, digital downloads, data compilations, and software, is the property of Amazon or its content suppliers and protected by United States and international copyright laws. The compilation of all content included in or made available through any Amazon Service is the exclusive property of Amazon and protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. All software used on this Amazon Service is the property of Amazon or its software suppliers and protected by United States and international copyright laws.

trademarks

Amazon, Amazon Services, the Amazon and Amazon Services logos, and other graphics, logos, page headers, button icons, scripts, and product and service names included in or made available through any Amazon Service are trademarks or trade dress of Amazon in the United States and other countries. Amazon's trademarks and trade dress may not be used in connection with any product or service that is not Amazon’s, in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among users, or in any manner that disparages or discredits Amazon. All other trademarks not owned by Amazon that appear in any Amazon Services are the property of their respective owners, who may or may not be affiliated with, connected to, or sponsored by Amazon.

patents

One or more patents owned by Amazon apply to Amazon Services and to the features and services accessible via Amazon Services. Portions of Amazon Services operate under license of one or more patents. Click here to see a non-exhaustive list of applicable Amazon patents and applicable licensed patents.

license and access

Subject to your compliance with these Terms of Use and your payment of any applicable fees, Amazon Services LLC grants you a limited license to access and make personal use of this Amazon Service and not to download (other than page caching) or modify it, or any portion of it, except with express written consent of Amazon. This license does not include any resale or commercial use of any Amazon Services its contents; any derivative use of any Amazon Services or its contents; or any use of data mining, robots, or similar data gathering and extraction tools. This Amazon Service or any portion of this Amazon Service may not be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold, visited, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose without our express written consent. You may not frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any trademark, logo, or other proprietary information (including images, text, page layout, or form) of Amazon without our express written consent. You may not use any meta tags or any other 'hidden text' utilizing Amazon’s names or trademarks without our express written consent. Any unauthorized use terminates the permission or license granted by Amazon Services LLC. You are granted a limited, revocable, and nonexclusive right to create a hyperlink to the home page of services.amazon.com so long as the link does not portray Amazon, or its products or services in a false, misleading, derogatory, or otherwise offensive matter. You may not use any logo or other proprietary graphic or trademark of Amazon as part of the link without our express written permission.

your account

If you use any Amazon Service, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password and for restricting access to your computers and other applicable devices, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password. Amazon Services are not intended for use by children. If you are under 18, you may use Amazon Services only with involvement of a parent or guardian. Amazon reserves the right to refuse service, terminate accounts, or remove or edit content in its sole discretion.

your license

If you submit material, and unless we indicate otherwise, you grant Amazon a nonexclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, and fully sublicensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, and display such content throughout the world in any media. You grant Amazon and its sublicensees the right to use the name that you submit in connection with such content, if they choose. You represent and warrant that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to the content that you submit; that the content is accurate; that use of the content you supply does not violate this policy and will not cause injury to any person or entity; and that you will indemnify Amazon for all claims arising from content you supply. Amazon has the right but not the obligation to monitor and edit or remove any activity or content. Amazon takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for any content submitted by you or any third party.

copyright complaints

Amazon respects the intellectual property of others. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please follow our Notice and Procedure for Making Claims of Copyright Infringement.

services descriptions

Amazon attempts to be as accurate as possible. However, Amazon does not warrant that descriptions of services or other content of this Amazon Service is accurate, complete, reliable, current, or error-free. Amazon provides links to other sites over which Amazon has no control. Amazon is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products, or other materials on or available from such sites or resources.

disclaimer of warranties and limitation of liability

AMAZON SERVICES ARE PROVIDED BY AMAZON ON AN 'AS IS' AND 'AS AVAILABLE' BASIS. AMAZON MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE OPERATION OF THIS AMAZON SERVICE OR THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS, OR PRODUCTS INCLUDED IN THIS AMAZON SERVICE. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THIS AMAZON SERVICE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. AMAZON RESERVES THE RIGHT TO WITHDRAW OR DELETE ANY INFORMATION FROM THIS AMAZON SERVICE AT ANY TIME IN ITS DISCRETION. TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY APPLICABLE LAW, AMAZON DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. AMAZON SERVICES DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THIS AMAZON SERVICE, ITS SERVERS, OR E-MAIL OR OTHER NOTIFICATIONS SENT FROM AMAZONARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. AMAZON WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM THE USE OF THIS AMAZON SERVICE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. CERTAIN STATE LAWS DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN DAMAGES. IF THESE LAWS APPLY TO YOU, SOME OR ALL OF THE ABOVE DISCLAIMERS, EXCLUSIONS, OR LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU, AND YOU MIGHT HAVE ADDITIONAL RIGHTS.

applicable law

By using any Amazon Service, you agree that the laws of the State of Washington together with the Federal Arbitration Act and other applicable United States federal law, without reference to rules governing choice of laws or the Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods, will govern these Terms of Use and any dispute of any sort that might arise between you and Amazon.

disputes

Any dispute relating in any way to your use of this or any other Amazon Services will be resolved by binding arbitration as described in this “Disputes” section, rather than in court , except that (i) you may assert claims in a small claims court that is a state or Federal court in King County, Washington if your claims qualify and (ii) you or we may bring suit in any state or Federal court in King County, Washington, submitting to the jurisdiction of such court and waiving our respective rights to any other jurisdiction, to enjoin infringement or other misuse of intellectual property rights.

There is no judge or jury in arbitration, and court review of an arbitration award is limited. However, an arbitrator can award on an individual basis the same damages and relief as a court (including injunctive and declaratory relief or statutory damages), and must follow the provisions of these Terms of Use as a court would. To begin an arbitration proceeding, you must send a letter requesting arbitration and describing your claim to our registered agent, CSC Services of Nevada, Inc., 2215-B Renaissance Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89119. The arbitration will be conducted by the American Arbitration Association (AAA) under its rules, including the AAA's Supplementary Procedures for Consumer-Related Disputes. Payment of all filing, administration and arbitrator fees will be governed by the AAA's rules. We will reimburse those fees for claims totaling less than $10,000 unless the arbitrator determines the claims are frivolous. Likewise, Amazon will not seek attorneys' fees and costs from you in arbitration unless the arbitrator determines the claims are frivolous. You may choose to have the arbitration conducted by telephone, based on written submissions, or in person in the county where you live or at another mutually agreed location. Amazon and you each agree that any dispute resolution proceedings will be conducted only on an individual basis and not in a class, consolidated or representative action. If for any reason a claim proceeds in court rather than in arbitration. Amazon and you each waive any right to a jury trial.

amazon services policies; modification, and severability

Please review all policies applicable to Amazon Services you use posted, or otherwise made available, through the applicable Amazon Services. These policies also govern your visit to and use of Amazon Services. We reserve the right to make changes to Amazon Services policies, and these Terms of Use at any time. If any of these conditions shall be deemed invalid, void, or for any reason unenforceable, that condition shall be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining condition.

our address

Amazon Services LLC
8329 West Sunset Road, Suite 220
Las Vegas, NV 89113

Notice and Procedure for Making Claims of Copyright Infringement

If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide Amazon's copyright agent the written information specified below. Please note that this procedure is exclusively for notifying Amazon that your copyrighted material has been infringed.

Amazon's Copyright Agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement on this Amazon Service can be reached as follows:

amazon software terms

The following additional terms apply to any software (including any updates or upgrades to the software and any related documentation) that we make available to you from time to time for your use in connection with Amazon Services (the “Amazon Software”):

  1. Use of the Amazon Software. You may use Amazon Software solely for purposes of enabling you to use and enjoy Amazon Services as provided by Amazon, and as permitted by these Terms of Use and any Service Terms. You may not incorporate any portion of the Amazon Software into your own programs or compile any portion of it in combination with your own programs, transfer it for use with another service, or sell, rent, lease, lend, loan, distribute or sub-license the Amazon Software or otherwise assign any rights to the Amazon Software in whole or in part. You may not use the Amazon Software for any illegal purpose. We may cease providing any Amazon Software and we may terminate your right to use any Amazon Software at any time. Your rights to use the Amazon Software will automatically terminate without notice from us if you fail to comply with any of these Terms of Use and any Service Terms. Additional third party terms contained within or distributed with certain Amazon Software that are specifically identified in related documentation may apply to that Amazon Software (or software incorporated with the Amazon Software) and will govern the use of such software in the event of a conflict with these Terms of Use. All software used in any Amazon Service is the property of Amazon or its software suppliers and protected by United States and international copyright laws.
  2. Use of Third Party Services. When you use the Amazon Software, you may also be using the services of one or more third parties, such as a wireless carrier or a mobile platform provider. Your use of these third party services may be subject to the separate policies, terms of use, and fees of these third parties.
  3. No Reverse Engineering. You may not, and you will not encourage, assist or authorize any other person to copy, modify, reverse engineer, decompile or disassemble, or otherwise tamper with, the Amazon Software, whether in whole or in part, or create any derivative works from or of the Amazon Software.
  4. Updates. In order to keep the Amazon Software up-to-date, we may offer automatic or manual updates at any time and without notice to you.
  5. Export Regulations; Government End Users. You must comply with all export and re-export restrictions and regulations of the Department of Commerce and other United States agencies and authorities that may apply to the Amazon Software. If you are a U.S. Government end user, we are licensing the Amazon Software to you as a "Commercial Item" as that term is defined in the U.S. Code of Federal Regulations (see 48 C.F.R. § 2.101), and the rights we grant you to the Amazon Software are the same as the rights we grant to all others under these Terms of Use.