Privacy Policy & Disclaimer

Website Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy we provide this notice explaining our online information practices. We do not sell, barter, give away or rent your private personal information to anyone. That information that is designated as private personal information is so identified in the forms used to enter the data.

The publicly shareable information you enter into the forms when you create your MarketMaker listing becomes public as soon as your listing is activated by our staff. That is the reason you are entering your information; to make it available for others to see so contact can be made regarding your products or services and/or to respond to your buying or selling interests. Your user account can only be accessed by you or someone with your password. Those with the password are the only ones who can change the information in your profile.


Disclaimer Introduction

This MarketMaker website and its contents are made available by Global Food and AG Network, LLC (GFAN). You will be provided access to this MarketMaker website ("Site") upon the condition that you accept all of these terms of use ("Terms"). Please read these Terms carefully. These Terms govern your use of the Site and any content (such as text, data, information, software, graphics, or photographs) made available through the Site (collectively "Materials").


Modification of Terms

Terms for End Users

These terms are part of an agreement between you (End User) and Global Food and Ag Network, LLC (Company) and also govern your use of, and access to, the Site, which incorporates certain copyrighted information and Software (collectively, University Materials) owned by The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois (University).

1. Rights and Restrictions. End User may (1) use the University Materials only as an integral component of the Site; and (2) End User will not reverse engineer, modify, copy, sublicense, redistribute, display or otherwise allow third parties to use University Software, directly or indirectly.

2. Ownership. All copyrights and other proprietary rights in the University Materials are and will remain the exclusive property of University, whether or not specifically recognized or perfected under applicable law. End User will not take any action that jeopardizes Universitys proprietary rights. End User acknowledges and agrees that it acquires no right in the University Materials.

3. Third Party Beneficiary. End User acknowledges that the provisions of its agreement with Company, including, but not limited to these Terms of Use, are intended to inure to the benefit of University as a third party beneficiary of this agreement, and University will be entitled to enforce such provisions against End User. End User further acknowledges that University accepts its third party beneficiary rights hereunder and that such rights will be deemed irrevocable.

4. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL UNIVERSITY BE LIABLE FOR CONSEQUENTIAL, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES OR LOST PROFITS, WHETHER FORESEEABLE OR UNFORESEEABLE, BASED ON CLAIMS OF END USER OR ANY OTHER PARTY ARISING OUT OF BREACH OR FAILURE OF EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTY, BREACH OF CONTRACT, MISREPRESENTATION, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY IN TORT, FAILURE OF ANY REMEDY TO ACHIEVE ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE, OR OTHERWISE. NOTWITHSTANDING THE FORM (E.G., CONTRACT, TORT, OR OTHERWISE) IN WHICH ANY LEGAL OR EQUITABLE ACTION MAY BE BROUGHT. IN NO EVENT WILL UNIVERSITY BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OR LOSSES IN CONNECTION WITH UNIVERSITY MATERIALS AND END USER AGREES THAT IT MUST FIRST PURSUE AND EXHAUST ALL REMEDIES AGAINST COMPANY BEFORE PURSUING ANY REMEDY (IF ANY) AGAINST UNIVERSITY.

6. Governing Law. These Terms of Use are governed by the laws of the State of New York, excluding its conflict of laws provisions.


Termination

If you violate or fail to comply with any of these Terms, GFAN, LLC may terminate your access to the Site and to your MarketMaker account immediately without notice to you.


Disclaimer of Liability

MarketMaker provides a directory service only and does not confirm Sellers' claims. Neither the University of Illinois nor, Global Food and Ag Network, LLC (GFAN), or any of University of Illinoiss or GFAN units, programs, employees, agents or individual trustees, shall be held liable for any improper or incorrect use of the information described and/or contained in the Site and assumes no responsibility for anyones use of the information. In no event shall the Site, the University of Illinois or GFAN or University of Illinoiss or GFAN's units, programs, employees, agents or individual trustees be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, exemplary, or consequential damages (including, but not limited to, procurement or substitute goods or services; loss of use, data, or profits; or business interruption) however caused and on any theory of liability, hether in contract, strict liability, or tort (including negligence or otherwise) arising in any way out of the use of this system, even if advised of the possibility of such damage. This disclaimer of liability applies to any damages or injury, including but not limited to those caused by any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, communication line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, alteration of, or use of record, whether for breach of contract, tortious behavior, negligence or under any other cause of action.


Disclaimer of Warranties and Accuracy of Data

Although the data found using the Site have been produced and processed from sources believed to be reliable, no warranty, express or implied, is made regarding accuracy, adequacy, completeness, legality, reliability or usefulness of any information. This disclaimer applies to both isolated and aggregate uses of the information. GFAN, LLC provides this information on an as is basis. All warranties of any kind, express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, freedom from contamination by computer viruses and non-infringement of proprietary rights are disclaimed. Changes may be periodically made to the information herein; these changes may or may not be incorporated in any new version of the publication. If a user has obtained information from any of the MarketMaker web pages via a source other than the pages, be aware that electronic data can be altered subsequent to original distribution. Data can also quickly become out of date. It is recommended that careful attention be paid to the contents of any data associated with a file, and that the originator of the data or information be contacted with any questions regarding appropriate use. If a user finds any errors or omissions, please report them to:

GFAN, LLC MarketMaker Administration: contact@foodmarketmaker.org


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