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Serendipity Media LLC's website is provided for the sole use of its current and future customers. Any services or information supplied by Serendipity Media LLC and its affiliates (fourpoints magazine, Teach & Travel magazine, Groups Today magazine, Agent Life magazine, Broadway Spotlight magazine, West Michigan Woman magazine, and AfterSchool Today magazine) are subject to the following terms and conditions.

Use of Site

No feature of this site shall be used to communicate, post, display, or transmit any defamatory, threatening, obscene, harassing, or unlawful information. No portion of Serendipity Media LLC's website or an affiliate website may be duplicated, sold, or reproduced without prior written consent of Serendipity Media LLC. Serendipity Media LLC may immediately discontinue, suspend, terminate, or block your or any user's access to this site or any affiliate site at any time, in our sole discretion, and without prior notice.

Copyright

The information contained in this site, including all images, designs, photographs, writings, graphs, data, and other material are the property of Serendipity Media LLC and its affiliates and are protected by copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, or other proprietary rights. User shall comply with all copyright laws worldwide. Reproduction is prohibited other than in accordance with copyright laws.

Trademarks

Serendipity Media LLC and its affiliates, are registered trademarks in the United States and other countries. Use of these trademarks with any product or service that is not connected with Serendipity Media LLC and its affiliates or may cause confusion among consumers is unlawful and prohibited.

Risk of Loss

All items purchased through Serendipity Media LLC or its affiliates are purchased in accordance with Serendipity's customary shipping contract. The risk of loss for these items passes to the purchaser upon our delivery to the shipping carrier.

User/Supplier Information and Hyperlinks

Serendipity Media LLC and its affiliates allow user/suppliers to post reviews, comments, hyperlinks, images, photographs, and other information to our website. When posting or uploading materials to Serendipity Media LLC or its affiliate's websites, you do so at your own risk. Serendipity Media LLC is not responsible or liable for any information or content posted and/or uploaded by users/suppliers. The content, accuracy, opinions expressed, and links provided by Serendipity Media LLC and its affiliates websites are not investigated, verified, monitored, or endorsed by Serendipity Media LLC. These links are provided for your convenience and provide further information. Serendipity Media LLC is not liable for any damages or loss that may occur on those websites.

Payment

Cash, check, all major Credit/Debit cards are acceptable forms of payment. Returned checks will incur a $25 service charge to cover banking fees and administrative costs.

Indemnification

Serendipity Media LLC respects the intellectual property rights of others and expects its users/suppliers of content to do the same. In appropriate circumstances, and in its sole discretion, Serendipity Media LLC may terminate and/or disable the membership of users who it suspects to be infringers of the copyrights or other intellectual property rights of others. Additionally, in appropriate circumstances and in its sole discretion, Serendipity Media LLC may remove or disable access to material on any of its websites or hosted on its systems that may be infringing or the subject of infringing activity. User/supplier warrants to Serendipity Media LLC that all photographs, information, content, text, illustrations, files, images, software, scripts, graphics, photos, sounds, music, videos, and/or materials of any kind provided by user/supplier are the property of user/supplier or are provided to Serendipity Media LLC with authority and appropriate license. In the event that user/supplier fails to utilize this website as provided herein, user/supplier shall indemnify, defend, and hold Serendipity Media LLC, its affiliates, agents, employees, and licensors, harmless against any and all claims and expenses, including actual attorney fees, arising out of or related to user/supplier's use of the site, violation of this Agreement, violation of any law or regulation, or violation of any proprietary or privacy right.

Limitations on Claim

Any cause of action you may have with respect to your use of Serendipity Media LLC or its affiliate websites must be commenced within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arises.

Disclaimer

This site and the information, content, and materials on this site are provided on an "As Is" basis. Serendipity Media LLC makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, as to the operation of the site, content, information or materials on this site. To the fullest extent permissible by applicable law, Serendipity Media LLC disclaims all warranties, express or implied, of any kind, with respect to any of the material, content or information on this site or any goods or other products or services offered, sold, or displayed on this site or your use of this site, including warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Serendipity Media LLC will not be held liable for any damages of any kind arising from the use of this site, including, but not limited to direct, indirect, incidental, punitive, and consequential damages.

Privacy Policy

We are committed to protecting your privacy. Our Privacy Policy will govern how we collect and how we use your personal information. Because we constantly review our systems and data to ensure the best possible service, we may revise this policy at any time so please check this policy periodically.

Your Information

The information we may collect includes, but is not limited to, name, job title, email address, mailing information, and demographic information such as city, state and zip code.

We use this information to help us understand our user/suppliers and provide you with better products and service. Some of the ways we use this information is:

• Internal business management

• Market research

• Promotional marketing pieces about new products, special offers, or information we feel would benefit you.

Security

We are committed to ensuring the security of the information provided. For this reason, we have put into place the appropriate electronic equipment and business procedures to maintain the integrity and safety of your information. However, Serendipity Media LLC does not guarantee the security of the information provided, and disclaims all liability related to the security of the information.

Cookies

Cookies are small files placed on your computer's hard drive when permission is granted. Most Web browsers are set up to accept cookies automatically. When enabled, these cookies help our website display properly on your computer and also provide us with information about web traffic. This information gives us the ability to tailor our website to our user's needs and interests. Please be assured that a cookie does not give any access to your computer or your personal information unless you share that information with us.

Non-Disclosure

Serendipity Media LLC does not share any of your personal information with third parties, except in the aggregate form or as required by law.

Term and Termination

Without limiting its other remedies, Serendipity Media LLC may immediately discontinue, suspend, terminate, or block your and any user's access to this site at any time in our sole discretion.

Hyperlink Disclaimers

As a convenience to you, we may provide on this site links to websites operated by other entities (collectively the "Linked Sites"). If you use any Linked Sites, you will leave this site. If you decide to visit any Linked Site, you do so at your own risk and it is your responsibility to take all protective measures to guard against viruses or other destructive elements. Linked Sites, regardless of the linking form (e.g., hotlinks, hypertext links, IMG links) are not maintained, controlled, or otherwise governed by Serendipity Media LLC. The content, accuracy, opinions expressed, and other links provided by Linked Sites are not investigated, verified, monitored, or endorsed by Serendipity Media LLC. Serendipity Media LLC does not endorse, make any representations regarding or warrant any information, goods, and/or services appearing and/or offered on any Linked Site, other than linked information authored by Serendipity Media LLC. Links do not imply that Serendipity Media LLC or this site sponsors, endorses, is affiliated or associated with, or is legally authorized to use any trademark, trade name, logo, or copyright symbol displayed in or accessible through the links, or that any Linked Site is authorized to use any trademark, trade name, logo or copyright symbol of Serendipity Media LLC or any of its affiliates or subsidiaries. Except for links to information authored by Serendipity Media LLC, Serendipity Media LLC is neither responsible for nor will it be liable under any theory based upon (i) any Linked Site; (ii) any information and/or content found on any Linked Site; or (iii) any site(s) linked to or from any Linked Site. If you decide to visit any Linked Sites and/or transact any business thereon, you do so at your own risk. Serendipity Media LLC reserves the right to discontinue any Linked Site at any time without prior notice. Please contact the web masters of any Linked Sites concerning any information, goods, and/or services appearing thereon.

Controlling Law, Jurisdiction and International Users

This Agreement is governed by and shall be construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Michigan, U.S.A., without reference to its conflicts of laws provisions. Serendipity Media LLC makes no representation that the materials are appropriate or available for use outside the United States. If you access this site from outside the United States, you will be responsible for compliance with all local laws. You agree to comply with all laws and regulations applicable to your use of this site. You agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the state or federal courts located within Kent County, Michigan, for any disputes with Serendipity Media LLC arising out of your use of this site.

Entire Agreement

This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between Serendipity Media LLC and you with respect to this website, and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral, or written, between you and Serendipity Media LLC with respect to this website. A printed version of this Agreement and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or related to this Agreement to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form. If for any reason a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision of this Agreement or portion thereof to be unenforceable, that provision shall be enforced to the maximum extent permissible so as to effect the intent of this Agreement, and the remainder of this Agreement shall continue in full force and effect. No waiver by either party of any breach or default hereunder shall be deemed to be a waiver of any preceding or subsequent breach or default.

Modifications to Agreement

We may revise this Agreement at any time and you agree to be bound by the revised Agreement. Any such modifications will become effective upon the date they are first posted to this site. It is your responsibility to return to this Agreement from time to time to review the most current terms and conditions. Serendipity Media LLC does not and will not assume any obligation to notify you of changes to this Agreement.

Electronic Communications and Electronic Signatures

You agree to be bound by any affirmation, assent, or agreement you transmit through this website, including but not limited to any consent you give to receive communications from Serendipity Media LLC solely through electronic transmission. You agree that when in the future you click on an "I agree," "I consent," or other similarly worded "button" or entry field with your mouse, keystroke, or other computer device, your agreement or consent will be legally binding and enforceable and the legal equivalent of your handwritten signature.