These terms are effective as of July 15, 2013


By accessing or using any features of this site (the “{{theBrand}} Site”), owned and operated by Sears Holdings Management Corporation, on behalf of itself and for its Affiliates (“{{theBrand}},” “We” or “Us”), you agree to be bound by these terms of use (the “Terms” or “Terms of Use”). All visitors to and users of any aspects of the {{theBrand}} Site (collectively, “Users”) are bound by these Terms of Use. {{theBrand}} reserve the right to modify the Terms of Use at any time without prior notice to you, and therefore, {{theBrand}} recommends that you read these Terms of Use carefully each time you use the {{theBrand}} Site. Your access to and use of the {{theBrand}} Site constitutes your acceptance of all the provisions of these Terms of Use. If you are unwilling to be bound by these Terms of Use, you should not access or use the {{theBrand}} Site.

Please note that the guidelines, policies and other terms and conditions of service and use of other web sites affiliated with {{theBrand}} may vary from these Terms of Use. If a {{theBrand}} Affiliate has separate terms of use for its website(s), or a separate agreement governing its use, the provisions of the Affiliate site’s terms shall control in the event of a conflict with these Terms. Except as supplemented or superseded as described herein, these Terms apply to the entire network of {{theBrand}} Sites, and control your use thereof. Except in the event of a conflict, as described in this paragraph, these Terms apply in addition to any other policies or agreements that may apply to you related to any contests, sweepstakes, rewards or loyalty programs, surveys, transactions or purchases of goods or services, or other engagements you have with the {{theBrand}} Site


Eligibility


The {{theBrand}} Site is not targeted towards, nor intended for use by, anyone under the age of 18. By using the {{theBrand}} Site, you represent and warrant that you are 18 years of age or older. If you are not at least 18 years of age, do not access, use or register on the {{theBrand}} Site. In the event we become aware you are under 18, we will terminate your registration.

Children


From time to time some of the content appearing on the Sears Site or other Sears-affiliated websites may be directed toward children. Sears urges all parents and guardians to monitor and supervise their children's use of this Website and the Internet in general.

Privacy


{{theBrand}} believes strongly in the protection of the privacy of Users and our customers. Data collection and the use of data collected from the {{theBrand}} Site is governed by our Privacy Policy which we encourage you to review.

Changes to the {{theBrand}} Site


You agree and understand that the {{theBrand}} Site, including any and all features available via the {{theBrand}} Site and any User Content (as defined below), may be modified by us, in our sole discretion, at any time without prior notice. Unless expressly stated otherwise, any new features, new services, enhancements or modifications to the {{theBrand}} Site implemented after your initial access to the {{theBrand}} Site shall be subject to these Terms of Use. We do not actively monitor, and undertake no obligation to monitor or modify, any reviews, information, content, data, text, links to third party websites, User profile information, sounds, photographs, graphics, video, messages or other materials made available via the {{theBrand}} Site by any User (all such items provided by Users, collectively, “User Content”). Nonetheless, we reserve the right to investigate and take appropriate action, including legal action, in our sole discretion, against anyone who violates these Terms of Use, including without limitation, by removing any User Content posted in violation of these Terms of Use, terminating the registration of such violators or blocking such violators' use of the {{theBrand}} Site.

Registration


In order to access some features of the {{theBrand}} Site, you may be required to register and to select a password and user name, which shall consist of an email address you provide and a screen name (“User ID”). To register, use the registration form available by clicking the “register” link near the top of any page on the {{theBrand}} Site. If you register, you agree to provide us with accurate and complete registration information, and to inform us immediately of any updates or other changes to such information. Registration is necessary if you wish to post content to, or participate in the {{theBrand}} Site other than simply by reading product information and content and reviews posted by others. For example, you may not: (i) enter, select or use a false name or an email address owned or controlled by another person with the intent to impersonate that person, or (ii) use as a User ID a name subject to any rights of a person other than yourself without appropriate authorization. Failure to comply with the terms of this paragraph shall constitute a material breach of these Terms of Use, which may result in immediate termination of your account. In addition, we reserve the right to refuse registration of, or cancel a User ID in our discretion.

Security


You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password; you are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your User ID and password, whether or not you authorize such activities. Any User ID and password for your access to the {{theBrand}} Site shall be for your personal, non-commercial use only. You agree to (a) immediately notify us of any unauthorized use of your User ID or password of which you become aware, and (b) ensure that you exit from your account at the end of each session.

Use of the Site/License/Services


Sears grants you a limited license to make personal use of the {{theBrand}} Site. This license grant does not include: (a) any resale or commercial use of the {{theBrand}} Site or content therein; (b) the collection and use of any product listings or descriptions; (c) making derivative uses of the {{theBrand}} Site and its contents; or (d) use of any data mining, robots, or similar data gathering and extraction methods on the {{theBrand}} Site. Except as noted above, Users of the {{theBrand}} Site are not conveyed any right or license by implication, estoppel, or otherwise in or under any patent, trademark, copyright, or proprietary right of {{theBrand}} or any third party.

You may not use, frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any {{theBrand}} trademark, logo or other proprietary information (including the images found at this Site, the content of any text or the layout/design of any page or form contained on a page) without {{theBrand}}’ express written consent. Further, you may not use any meta tags or any other "hidden text" utilizing a {{theBrand}} name, trademark, or product name without {{theBrand}}’ express written consent.

Any unauthorized use of the {{theBrand}} Site will terminate the permission or license granted by these Terms and may violate applicable law including copyright laws, trademark laws (including trade dress), and communications regulations and statutes. All violators will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.

Permitted uses of the {{theBrand}} Site include soliciting opinions, ideas and other input from Users; sharing ideas and opinions with other Users, searching the {{theBrand}} Site for User Content (as defined herein) and business or product information, and purchasing goods or services from the {{theBrand}} Site for personal use, not for resale. You may also invite people you know to join the {{theBrand}} Site. You acknowledge and agree that we do not control the User Content posted to the {{theBrand}} Site, or any links to other websites, including the content of any messages posted by Users, and that we do not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of any User Content. You further understand and agree that (i) we do not necessarily endorse, support, sanction, encourage, verify, or agree with the comments, opinions, or statements or other User Content posted on or otherwise displayed on or transmitted via the {{theBrand}} Site, or (ii) we do not make any promises, guarantees or warranties with respect to any of the User Content or products, services, information, content or materials featured or mentioned on the {{theBrand}} Site. All User Content, including advice and opinions posted by Users, comprises the views and responsibility of those who post such User Content, and does not necessarily represent the views of {{theBrand}}. You understand that, by using the {{theBrand}} Site, you may be exposed to User Content that is offensive, indecent or objectionable.

IN NO EVENT WILL WE BE LIABLE, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, TO ANYONE FOR ANY DAMAGE OR LOSS OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER ARISING FROM OR RELATING TO ANY USE, CONTINUED USE OR RELIANCE ON ANY USER CONTENT, ANY ERROR OR OMISSION IN ANY USER CONTENT, ANY CLAIM THAT ANY USER CONTENT IS DEFAMATORY, LIBELOUS OR VIOLATES ANY RIGHT OF ANY THIRD PARTY, OR THE DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF ANY USER OR THIRD PARTY. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT YOU BEAR ANY AND ALL RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH YOUR ACCESS TO, CONTRIBUTION TO, USE OF AND/OR RELIANCE ON USER CONTENT.

Restrictions on Rights to Use


Without limiting the generality of any other provisions of these Terms of Use, you agree you shall not (and you agree not to allow any other individual or entity using your User ID to):

User Content Posted By You on the {{theBrand}} Site


Registered Users of {{theBrand}}.com may upload User-created content to our websites, including but not limited to: product reviews, pictures or photographs, videos, graphics, comments, or original ideas or concepts (collectively, “User Content”). Without limiting the generality of any other provisions of these Terms of Use, you agree: