Terms of Use

Welcome to Go Chic or Go Home!

We have one golden rule here at GCOGH: Be kind. Simple enough, yes? Very good then, now on to the fun stuff...

Peer Dynamix, Inc, DBA Go Chic or Go Home, will be referred to as Go Chic or Go Home throughout this document. To make the Terms of Use easier to read we have included some definitions to get you started:

  • “Website”, “we”, “us”, “our”, "Go Chic or Go Home", “Features” and “Services” all refer to Go Chic or Go Home and the services and features made available through the Go Chic or Go Home website at www.gochicorgohome.com or www.gcogh.com, or other media, devices or networks now existing or later developed, and any other Go Chic or Go Home branded or co-branded websites or services.
  • "content" or "materials" refers to any content posted on Go Chic or Go Home, including, but not limited to, information about you, photos, text, links, graphics and any actions you take.
  • "post" refers to when a User posts content on Go Chic or Go Home or otherwise makes content available to us.
  • “User” and "Member" refers to all visitors, Users, Members and others who access the Go Chic or Go Home Website
  • “Privacy Policy” and “Agreement” refer to the Go Chic or Go Home Privacy Statement.

By accessing and using Go Chic or Go Home you are agreeing to the following Terms of Use.  We encourage you to review the Privacy Policy, along with the Terms of Use, as they form a binding agreement.  The Terms of Use apply only to Go Chic or Go Home and do not apply to content, Terms of Use or the Privacy Policy of third party websites.

Go Chic or Go Home’s Privacy Policy was last revised on May 19th, 2012.

Description of Service

Go Chic or Go Home is a free and private social networking community where friends can shop as well as post and share their personal fashion photos, advice, and comments.

Modification of Terms and Consent

Go Chic or Go Home reserves the right to modify this Agreement at any time, so please review it frequently. If we make material changes to this Agreement we will notify you here, by email (sent to the primary e-mail address specified in your account), or by means of a notice on the Go Chic or Go Home Website. If any modification is unacceptable to you please discontinue using the Go Chic or Go Home Website immediately. Any continued use following our posting of a change via e-mail or on our Website constitutes your acceptance of the change(s). This Agreement applies to all visitors, Users, and others who access the Go Chic or Go Home Website.

Age Requirement

Individuals under the age of 16 are neither permitted nor eligible to use the Go Chic or Go Home Website and must not attempt to register with Go Chic or Go Home and/or submit any personal information. Go Chic or Go Home does not knowingly collect personal information from any person who is under the age of 16 nor does Go Chic or Go Home knowingly allow them to register. If it comes to our attention that we have collected personal data from a person under the age of 16 we will delete this information as quickly as possible. If you have reason to believe that this has occurred, please contact us via the Contact Us page and we will delete any such information.

We recommend that children between the ages of 13 and 17 ask their parents or legal guardians for permission before sending any information about themselves to anyone over the Internet.

Privacy and Personal Information

Go Chic or Go Home and its team take your privacy very seriously.  Please review the Go Chic or Go Home Privacy Policy to learn more about how your information is collected and governed.

All Users of the Website shall receive a password and an account.  You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password, and you will be responsible for all activities that occur under your account and/or username, whether authorized or not authorized.  You agree to immediately notify Go Chic or Go Home of any unauthorized use of an account, username or password.  Use of Go Chic or Go Home is personal to the User and shall not be resold or used in any commercial capacity without the express written consent of Go Chic or Go Home.

Registration

When you register and/or create a profile on the Go Chic or Go Home Website you will provide us with information about yourself. To protect the privacy of our members, Go Chic or Go Home does not display personal contact information (i.e. e-mail address).  The User’s year of birth and age are also not publically posted.  All other information is publically viewable.

Examples of information that are required to set up an account are:

  • Name
  • E-mail Address
  • Location

Please review the Privacy Policy for additional information about the handling of information.

Information Security

Go Chic or Go Home uses a variety of safeguards to help protect your personal information, including technical, administrative and physical controls.  Please bear in mind that it is impossible for Go Chic or Go Home to guarantee that impenetrable security measures are in place. For example, we cannot control any illegal and/or unforeseen activity of other Users or unauthorized third parties that may allow them to get around the privacy or security settings on the Website.  You acknowledge that you provide your personal information at your own risk.

The security of your personal information depends in part on your protection of your account password. Please do not disclose your account password to unauthorized third parties.  We limit access to your personal information to only those members of the Go Chic or Go Home team who need access in order to do their jobs in connection with the Service (i.e. technical troubleshooting, customer service, etc). If you become aware of any breach of data security or have any other questions about the security of the Website, please contact us via the Contact Us page.

Disclaimer of Warranties

Go Chic or Go Home and all related Services are provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis.  Go Chic or Go Home and its representatives, parents, affiliates, partners, employees, and service providers disclaim any and all responsibility or liability for the accuracy, completeness, legality, reliability, operability or availability of information or content displayed on the Website.  Furthermore, Go Chic or Go Home does not guarantee that the Website will be uninterrupted, error-free, timely, or secure, or that defects or errors will be corrected.  In addition, Go Chic or Go Home disclaims any responsibility for the deletion, failure to store, misdelivery, or untimely delivery of any information or content.  The User assumes all risk of loss and damage due to the use of the Website.

Go Chic or Go Home and its representatives, parents, affiliates, partners, employees, and service providers disclaim any and all responsibility and liability for the conduct of any other User, and expressly disclaims that the content submitted to the Website is correct or accurate.

Goods and services of third parties may be displayed and/or may be made available on or through Go Chic or Go Home.  Any warranties or representations made regarding products and services provided by third parties will be governed by the policies and representations made by said third parties.  Go Chic or Go Home makes no warranties and will not in any manner be liable or responsible for any Users’ dealings or interaction with third parties.

Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of implied warranties, therefore the above disclaimers and exclusions may not apply to you.

Limitation of Liabilities

Go Chic or Go Home, its representatives, parents, affiliates, partners, employees and service providers will not be held liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, special, exemplary or punitive damages or losses (including, but not limited to, loss of profits, goodwill, use, data, or other intangible losses), arising out of or in connection with the use of Go Chic or Go Home, inability to use Go Chic or Go Home, or the unauthorized access to or alteration of a User’s account or content.  These terms apply even if Go Chic or Go Home has been advised of the possibility of such damages.  The use of Go Chic or Go Home is at your sole risk.

Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liabilities, therefore such limitations may not apply to you.

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Go Chic or Go Home and Go Chic or Go Home’s representatives, parents, affiliates, employees, and service providers, from any claim or demand, including reasonable legal fees, that may be filed by any third party, arising out of your conduct or connection with the Website, your posting of content, your violation of these Terms of Use, or any other violation by you of the rights of a third party.

Community Guidelines

Go Chic or Go Home is made available for your personal, non-commercial use only. You may not copy, use, or retransmit anything from or for our Website without our permission.  Any commercial or promotional distribution, publishing or exploitation of the Website, or any content, code, or data on the Website is strictly prohibited.

We do our best to keep Go Chic or Go Home fun and safe, but we cannot guarantee it. We need your help in order to do that.  By using Go Chic or Go Home you agree to the following community guidelines:

  • You will not send or otherwise post unauthorized commercial communications to Users (such as spam).
  • You will not post content that contains your own or a third party's advertising, branding or promotional content.
  • You will not collect Users’ information, or otherwise access Go Chic or Go Home, using automated means (such as harvesting bots, robots, spiders, or scrapers).
  • You will not upload viruses or other malicious code.
  • You will not solicit login information belonging to a different User.
  • You will not post content that is pornographic, or that contains nudity or graphic or gratuitous violence.
  • You will not facilitate or encourage any violations of this Agreement.
  • You will not use the Go Chic or Go Home copyrights or trademarks without the written permission of Go Chic or Go Home.
  • You will not use another Users’ account without permission. 
  • You will not post any content or conduct yourself in any way that may be construed as unlawful, misleading, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, libelous, vulgar, offensive, discriminatory or designed to interfere with or disrupt the operation of this Website or any Service provided. 
  • You will not impersonate or misrepresent your association with any person or entity and you will not attempt to conceal or misrepresent the origin of any content posted by you.
  • You will not post any content that may give rise to Go Chic or Go Home being held civilly or criminally liable, or that may be considered a violation of any local, national or international law, including -- but not limited to -- laws relating to copyrights, trademarks, patents, or trade secrets.

Proprietary Rights

Go Chic or Go Home does not claim any ownership rights to any images or comments that you submit, post, or display on or through the Website. After posting content on or through Go Chic or Go Home, you continue to retain all ownership rights of such materials, and you continue to have the right to use your content in any way you choose.  By posting content on or through the Website, you hereby grant to Go Chic or Go Home and its agents a limited license to use, modify, publicly display, reproduce, and distribute such content solely in connection with the Go Chic or Go Home Website or the promotion thereof.

Without this license, Go Chic or Go Home would be unable to provide the necessary Services. For example, without the right to modify your content, Go Chic or Go Home would not be able to digitally compress files that you or other Users submit, or otherwise format content to satisfy technical requirements. The license you grant to Go Chic or Go Home is non-exclusive (meaning you are free to license your content to anyone else in addition to Go Chic or Go Home), fully-paid and royalty-free (meaning that Go Chic or Go Home is not required to pay you for the use on the Website), sub licensable (so that Go Chic or Go Home is able to use its affiliates and subcontractors such as Internet and WAP content delivery networks to provide the Website Services), and worldwide (because the Internet and Go Chic or Go Home are global in reach).  Furthermore, the license does not grant Go Chic or Go Home the right to sell your content. 

You represent that you have all legal and other rights that may be necessary to grant Go Chic or Go Home the license specified in this section.  Furthermore, Users are solely responsible to pay for all royalties, fees, and any other monies owed by reason of any content posted by you to the Go Chic or Go Home Website.  This license will terminate at the time you remove your content from Go Chic or Go Home, with the exception that you agree that the license will continue solely with respect to other Users’ continued use of your content.  Go Chic or Go Home reserves the right to remove any and all of your content from the Website or from other Users’ accounts. 

Copyright Notice

Go Chic or Go Home and its parent company own and retain all rights in the Go Chic or Go Home Website and Services, which contain proprietary and confidential information that is protected by applicable intellectual property and other laws.  This includes, but is not limited to, all Go Chic or Go Home proprietary text, technology, software, photographs, graphics, page layout, and design presented through and as part of the Website.  Except as expressly authorized by Go Chic or Go Home, you may not copy, modify, publish, reverse engineer, transmit, distribute, display or sell any of Go Chic or Go Home’s proprietary information.

Go Chic or Go Home is unable to monitor all content on the Website, and is therefore not responsible for the content that members choose to post.  Go Chic or Go Home does however reserve the right to delete or edit any content that is deemed inappropriate as per the Terms of Use.  If we elect to edit or delete content, Go Chic or Go Home will be neither responsible nor liable in any way for the resulting materials quality or accuracy.  Users are solely responsible for all messages, text, files, images, graphics, photos, or other content that they post.  You agree and warrant that any content you post will not defame any third party or invade any third party’s privacy, and will not infringe the copyright or proprietary rights of any third party.

Images and text on the Go Chic or Go Home Website are protected by the copyright and trademark laws of the United States and other countries.  You may not copy or retransmit anything from the Website without permission from Go Chic or Go Home.  Any commercial or promotional distribution, publishing or exploitation of the Website, or any content on the Website, is strictly prohibited.

Copyright Infringement

If you believe that your work or the work of a third party has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please file a copyright infringement notification (Notice) with Go Chic or Go Home, by sending a written communication which should include the following information, in the same order as is set out in (1) to (10) below:

(1) Statement that you have identified material on the Go Chic or Go Home Website which infringes your copyright or infringes the copyright of a third party on whose behalf you are entitled to act, if applicable.
(2) A description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed,
which should include the type of work (such as a picture) and any relevant details.
(3) The country or countries to which the copyright applies.
(4) A description of the way in which the copyright material has been infringed.
(5) A description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Go Chic or Go Home Website (including a URL and/or screen shot).
(6) Your address, telephone number, and email address so that we may get in contact with you.
(7) The contact details that you would like us to provide to the alleged infringer so that they may contact you directly, in order to attempt to resolve the complaint.
(8) A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use of the copyright work is not authorized by the copyright owner (or by a third party who is legally entitled to do so on behalf of the copyright owner) and is not otherwise permitted by law.
(9) A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in the Notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or are authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf.
(10) An electronic or physical signature (which may be a scanned copy) of the copyright owner.

If you are unsure as to your rights in respect of your copyright material, or whether there has been an infringement of your rights, we suggest that you take legal advice before sending a Notice to Go Chic or Go Home. This 'notice and takedown' process is regulated by statute. There may be negative consequences if you falsely allege copyright infringement or send a Notice to Go Chic or Go Home in bad faith.

Any Notice that does not comply with requirements (1) to (10) shall not be considered sufficient notice and shall not be deemed to confer upon Go Chic or Go Home actual knowledge of facts or circumstances from which infringing material or acts are evident.

Once you have completed the Notice, having included all of the information set out above, please send it to:

Address

Copyright Infringement Agent
c/o  Go Chic or Go Home
1223 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 1740
Santa Monica, CA  90403

Additional Contact Information

Fax – 310.862.4522
E-mail – copyright@gochicorgohome.com

Copyright Counter Notice

If you believe any content that you have posted to the Website has been removed in error, or that the content in question does not infringe the copyright of any third party, you may file a counter-notice (Counter Notice) with us, by sending a written communication which should include the following information, in the same order as is set out in (1) to (4) below:

(1) Specific details of the material that has been removed or to which Go Chic or Go Home has disabled access and the accompanying location of such material.
(2) Your name, address, telephone number, email address and a statement that you will accept contact from the person (or an authorized representative of such person) who provided Go Chic or Go Home with the complaint in question.
(3) A statement by you that you believe (acting in good faith) that the material identified above was removed as a result of a mistake or incorrect identification of the material to be removed.
(4) An electronic or physical copy of your signature (which may be a scanned copy).

Once you have completed the Counter Notice, having included all of the information set out above, please send it to:

Address

Copyright Infringement Agent
c/o  Go Chic or Go Home
4023 Kennett Pike, Suite 647  
Wilmington, DE  19807
 

Additional Contact Information

Fax – 310.862.4522
E-mail – copyright@gochicorgohome.com

Termination and Interruption of Service

At any time, you can terminate your account which will remove your profile and other personal information from view.  In certain cases, because of the interactive nature of various forums, you will not be able to remove all posts and therefore some content will remain on the Website.  Once your membership terminates you will have no right to use Go Chic or Go Home. Our proprietary rights, disclaimer of warranties, indemnities, limitations of liability and miscellaneous provisions shall survive any termination of your membership.

The Website and Services are provided on an "as is" basis.   We do our best to keep the Website and all related Services up and running, but Go Chic or Go Home cannot guarantee continuous uninterrupted access to the Website as numerous factors can impact the availability.  Additionally, you agree that Go Chic or Go Home can, without notice, terminate access to the Website and/or deactivate and delete your account and all related content under any provision of the Terms of Use.  Where possible we will use reasonable efforts to give Users fair notice of termination or suspension.  Go Chic or Go Home shall not be in any way liable to any User or third party should Go Chic or Go Home exercise this right, or should the Website be inaccessible.

Go Chic or Go Home reserves the right to deactivate User accounts and User names that have been inactive for more than 150 days.

Earning and Redeeming Points

Go Chic or Go Home points may only be earned and redeemed by Members, and all point redemptions will be reviewed by Go Chic or Go Home.  We reserve the right, at our sole and absolute discretion, to determine the value and/or the expiration of Go Chic or Go Home points.  In addition, we reserve the right to adjust or remove points for any Member’s account if we determine, at our sole discretion, that points have been erroneously awarded and/or a Member has not used the Go Chic or Go Home website in good faith or as it was intended.

Go Chic or Go Home points can be redeemed for a variety of “Offers” including merchandise, gift cards, and other products and services.  We make no warranties as to the quality or suitability of any prizes awarded irrespective of whether they come from us or a third party.  In addition, certain Offers may be subject to additional terms and conditions issued by the manufacturer, developer, or promoter of such merchandise, gift cards, products or services.

Members are not permitted to cancel redemption requests, or return merchandise, gift cards, and other products and services obtained with Go Chic or Go Home points.  In addition, all Offers are subject to availability and may be reviewed, modified, and/or withdrawn by Go Chic or Go Home at any time. Go Chic or Go Home reserves the right to suspend any of the programs covered by this Agreement at any time.

We will generally process point redemption requests weekly and use our best efforts to complete transactions within twenty-one (21) days. 

Third Party Disclosure

The Go Chic or Go Home Privacy Policy and Terms of Use do not apply to third party websites or applications, even if said links or information are posted to the Go Chic or Go Home website.  Additionally, Go Chic or Go Home is not responsible for the content, information practices, accuracy, quality, availability or legitimacy as they relate to any content or applications of such third party websites. Go Chic or Go Home encourages you to review the privacy statements and terms of use of all third party websites.  

Governing Jurisdiction of the Courts

These Terms of Use will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California.  The parties agree to submit to the jurisdiction of the courts located in the County of Los Angeles, California. If for any reason a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision or portion of the Terms of Use to be unenforceable, the remainder of the Terms of Use will continue in full effect.

Users shall comply with and assume all knowledge of applicable domestic and international laws, statutes, ordinances, regulations, contracts and applicable licenses regarding the use of Go Chic or Go Home. Users further agree not to transmit any material that encourages conduct that could constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, national, or international law or regulation.  We make no representation that the Website is appropriate, legal or available for use in other locations. Go Chic or Go Home reserves the right to take any legal or technical remedies to prevent the violation of these Terms of Use and to protect Go Chic or Go Home, Go Chic or Go Home Users, and the rights and property of Go Chic or Go Home and its parents and affiliates.

Legally Compelled Disclosure of Information

Go Chic or Go Home may disclose information when we believe, in good faith, that the law requires it or for the protection of our legal rights. We may also disclose account information when we have reason to believe that disclosing this information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be violating our Terms of Use or to protect the safety of our Users and/or the public.
 

Data Laws

Please note that your personal information will be stored and processed on our computers in the United States.  Photos and other static content can be delivered internationally via the global servers and networks managed by our service providers and affiliates. The laws on holding personal data in the United States may be less stringent than the laws of your country of residence or citizenship. If you live outside the United States and use the Website, you expressly consent to the transfer to the United States of the personal information you provide Go Chic or Go Home, or such other countries as we may disclose from time to time.

International Users agree to comply with all local rules regarding online conduct and acceptable content, including laws regulating the export of data from the United States or your country of residence. You are solely responsible for your conduct and any data, text, information, graphics, photos, profiles, audio and video clips, links and other content that you submit, post, and display on the Website.

Notices

Go Chic or Go Home may provide you with notices regarding the Go Chic or Go Home Service or this Agreement via regular mail, email, or postings to this Website.

Choice/Opt-In/Opt-Out

Go Chic or Go Home allows Users to unsubscribe so that they will not receive future messages. After unsubscribing we will discontinue sending the particular messages as soon as is technically feasible.

Other

The Terms of Use constitute the entire agreement between you and Go Chic or Go Home with respect to the subject matter hereof and supersedes and replaces all prior understandings or agreements, written or oral, regarding such subject matter. Any waiver of any provision of the Terms of Use will be effective only if in writing and signed by all parties.

In the event of an acquisition or merger, you agree that this Terms of Use and any other agreements referenced herein may be assigned by Go Chic or Go Home, in our sole discretion, to a third party.

If Go Chic or Go Home fails to enforce any of this Agreement, it will not be considered a waiver.

Any amendment to or waiver of this Agreement must be made in writing and signed by all respective parties.
 

Contact Us

If you have questions regarding the Terms of Use please feel free to contact us using the following methods:

Mail

Go Chic or Go Home
Attn: Legal
4023 Kennett Pike, Suite 647  
Wilmington, DE  19807

E-mail

info@gochicorgohome.com