THE MACATAWA AREA EXPRESS TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY (“MAX”) REQUIRES THAT YOU READ AND AGREE TO THE FOLLOWING TERMS OF USE, WHICH CONSTITUTE A LICENSE THAT COVERS YOUR USE OF THIS SITE AND ANY TRANSACTIONS. BY ACCESSING, VIEWING OR USING THIS SITE, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ, UNDERSTAND, AND AGREE WITH THESE TERMS. IF YOU DO NOT WISH TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS, PLEASE DO NOT PROCEED.

USE OF SITE

This web site is provided solely for public use to provide visitors with information about MAX transit’s routes and services, to communicate via email with MAX, and to allow for online purchase of bus passes using www.paypal.com. Communications prohibited on this website include:

i. any defamatory, threatening, obscene, harassing, or otherwise unlawful information;

ii. any advertisement, solicitation, spam, chain letter, or other similar type of information;

iii. any encouragement of illegal activity;

iv. unauthorized use or disclosure of private, personally identifiable information of others; or

v. any materials subject to trademark, copyright, or other laws protecting any materials or data of others in the absence of a valid license or other right to do so.

SITE CONTENTS AND OWNERSHIP

All information and images contained on this site are the property of MAX and are protected by copyrights, service marks, trade secrets, or other proprietary rights. Permission is granted to display, copy, distribute, download, and print portions of this site solely for the purposes of using this site for the authorized uses described above. You must retain all copyright and other proprietary notices on all copies of these materials. You agree to comply with all copyright laws worldwide in your use of this Web site and prevent unauthorized copying materials. Except as provided in this Agreement, MAX does not grant you any express or implied right to any service marks, copyrights, or trade secret information.

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY

You expressly agree that use of this Web site is at your sole risk. Neither MAX, the City of Holland, Holland Township, the City of Zeeland, or Zeeland Township, nor any of their officers, directors, employees, agents, third-party content providers, or licensors (collectively, “Providers”), warrant that this site will be uninterrupted or error-free; nor do they make any warranty as to the results that may be obtained from the use of this site, or as to the accuracy, completeness, reliability, security, or currency of the information.

Information on this website may contain errors, omissions, inaccuracies, or outdated information. MAX reserves the right, at its sole discretion to correct any errors or omissions in any portion of the site. MAX may make any other changes to this site and information and images contained herein at any time without notice.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITIES

YOU AGREE THAT MAX AND ITS PROVIDERS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGE, LOSS, OR EXPENSE OF ANY KIND ARISING OUT OF OR RESULTING FROM YOUR POSSESSION OR USE OF THE MATERIALS, CONTENT, OR INFORMATION ON THIS SITE REGARDLESS OF WHETHER SUCH LIABILITY IS BASED IN TORT, CONTRACT, OR OTHERWISE. IN NO EVENT, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, A NEGLIGENT ACT, SHALL MAX OR ANY OF ITS PROVIDERS BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OR CORRUPTION OF DATA, LOSS OF GOODWILL, WORK STOPPAGE, COMPUTER FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION, OR INTERRUPTION OF BUSINESS), ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY RELATED TO THE MATERIALS, CONTENT, OR INFORMATION ON THIS SITE OR ANY OTHER PRODUCTS, SERVICES, OR INFORMATION OFFERED, SOLD, OR DISPLAYED ON THIS SITE, YOUR USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THIS SITE GENERALLY, OR OTHERWISE IN CONNECTION WITH THIS AGREEMENT, REGARDLESS OF WHETHER MAX OR ANY OF ITS PROVIDERS HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. BECAUSE SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

INDEMNIFICATION

You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless the Providers against any and all claims and expenses, including reasonable attorney fees and costs, arising out of or related in any way to your use of the site, violation of this Agreement, violation of any law or regulation, or violation of any proprietary or privacy right.

PRIVACY POLICY

The MAX’s policy governing the use of information that MAX obtains from you through your use of this Web site is set forth in the Privacy Statement which is also found on this site.

LIMITATIONS ON CLAIM

Any cause of action you may have with respect to your use of this site must be commenced within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arises.

TERM AND TERMINATION

Without limiting its other remedies, MAX 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 Web sites 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 MAX. The content, accuracy, opinions expressed, and other links provided by Linked Sites are not investigated, verified, monitored, or endorsed by MAX. Links do not imply that MAX 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 MAX or any of its affiliates or subsidiaries. Except for links to information authored by MAX, MAX 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. MAX 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. MAX 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 Ottawa County, Michigan, for any disputes with MAX arising out of your use of this site.

ENTIRE AGREEMENT

This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between MAX and you with respect to this Web site, and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral, or written, between you and MAX with respect to this Web site. 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 relating 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. MAX 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 Web site, including but not limited to any consent you give to receive communications from MAX 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.