Ownership of Site and Site Content
You acknowledge and agree that all right, title and interest in this Site, including without limitation all of the software and code that comprise and operate this Site and all of the text, trademarks, photographs, images, illustrations, graphics, audio, video, press releases, documents, articles, compilations and other material on this Site (collectively, the “Site Content”), is owned or used under a license by John Morrell. This Site and the Site Content are protected under trademark, trade dress, copyright, patent, trade secret and other United States and international laws and treaties.
Use of Site Content
John Morrell welcomes your comments on our Site. However, you acknowledge that if you send us, transmit, or post to the Site suggestions, ideas, recipes, notes, drawings, concepts, inventions, photographs, information, or other content, (collectively, "User Content"), the User Content shall be deemed and shall remain John Morrell property. By submitting, transmitting or posting any User Content to the Site, you assign to us and we shall own exclusively all rights to such User Content of every kind and nature throughout the universe now known or hereafter existing. John Morrell shall be entitled to unrestricted use of the User Content for any purpose whatsoever, commercial or otherwise, without compensation to you or the provider of the information.
As a user of this Site, you are responsible for your own communications and actions. Therefore, do not do any of the following things:
- transmit to us material that is copyrighted, unless you are the copyright owner or have the permission of the copyright owner;
- send material that reveals trade secrets, unless you own them or have the permission of the owner;
- send material that infringes on any other intellectual property rights of others or on the privacy or publicity rights of others;
- send material that is obscene, defamatory, threatening, harassing, abusive, hateful, or embarrassing to another user or any other person or entity;
- intentionally or unintentionally violate or encourage conduct that would violate any local, state, or federal law;
- send advertisements or solicitations of business;
- send chain letters or pyramid schemes; or
- impersonate another person.
Third Party Links
From time to time, this Site may include links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify any endorsement of or affiliation with the website(s). We have no responsibility for the content of the linked website(s). If you visit any third party links from this Site, you do so at your own risk.
Agent to Receive Notification of Claimed Infringement
We do not knowingly violate or permit others to violate the intellectual property rights of others. If you have reason to believe that any User Content or other Site Content infringes the copyright of others, please notify our Copyright Agent, in writing, at the address below, and provide the following information: (a) a description of the copyrighted work that you believe has been infringed; (b) a description of the copyrighted material on the Site that you believe is infringing, together with enough information to allow us to identify the material; (c) your contact information, including your name, address, telephone number and e-mail address; (d) a statement that you have a good faith belief that the allegedly infringing use of the material was not authorized by the owner of the copyrighted work that is allegedly infringed, an agent of the copyright owner, or the law; (e) a statement that all of the information you provided is accurate; and (f) a statement made under penalty of perjury that you are the copyright owner or are authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner. Your notice must be signed (physically or electronically) and addressed as follows:
Copyright Agent c/o Legal Department
John Morrell & Co.
4225 Naperville Road, Suite 600
Lisle, Illinois 60532
Phone: (630) 281-5000
Fax: (408) 220-9679
Email: Copyright Agent
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
THIS SITE AND ALL INFORMATION, PRODUCTS AND SERVICES MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITE ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS,” “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS, WITHOUT REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, WE AND OUR AFFILIATES DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, WITH RESPECT TO THIS SITE AND THE SITE CONTENT. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, WE AND OUR AFFILIATES DISCLAIM ALL REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, (A) OF TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE; (B) ARISING FROM COURSE OF DEALING OR COURSE OF PERFORMANCE; (C) RELATING TO THE SECURITY OF OUR SITE; (D) THAT THE SITE CONTENT IS ACCURATE, COMPLETE, CURRENT, OR RELIABLE; AND (E) THAT THE SITE WILL OPERATE WITHOUT INTERRUPTION OR ERROR.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
JOHN MORRELL AND ITS AFFILIATES ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE IN ANY MANNER FOR ANY USER CONTENT. ALTHOUGH WE PROVIDE RULES FOR USER CONTENT, WE DO NOT CONTROL AND ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR WHAT USERS POST ON OR THROUGH THE SITE AND ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY OFFENSIVE, INAPPROPRIATE, OBSCENE, UNLAWFUL, INFRINGING, FALSE, OR OTHERWISE OBJECTIONABLE USER CONTENT YOU MAY ENCOUNTER ON THE SITE OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF THE SITE.
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT ALLOWED BY LAW, UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL JOHN MORRELL OR ITS AFFILIATES, OR ANY OF OUR RESPECTIVE EMPLOYEES, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, AGENTS, VENDORS, LICENSORS OR SUPPLIERS, BE LIABLE TO YOU OR TO ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY LOSSES OR DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, IN CONNECTION WITH ANY SITE CONTENT OR INFORMATION, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES PROVIDED OR PURCHASED THROUGH THE SITE. THE FOREGOING LIMITATION OF LIABILITY APPLIES TO ALL LOSSES AND DAMAGES OF ANY KIND (WHETHER DIRECT, INDIRECT, GENERAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, EXEMPLARY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOSS OF DATA, INCOME OR PROFITS), WHETHER THE CLAIM IS BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), STRICT LIABILITY OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, EVEN IF OUR AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE OR THE AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE OF ONE OF OUR AFFILIATES HAS BEEN ADVISED OF OR SHOULD HAVE KNOWN OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, AND WITHOUT REGARD TO THE EFFECTIVENESS OF OTHER REMEDIES.
Governing Law and Jurisdiction