User Agreement & Terms of Use

1. Acceptance of Terms of Use and Amendments

Each time you use or cause access to this Site, you agree to be bound by these Terms of Use, as amended from time to time with or without notice to you. Please read the site’s Privacy Statement, which is incorporated within this Legal Notice by reference.

This Site and the services provided to you are provided on an “AS IS” basis. You agree that Cafe Express Inc. (“Cafe Express”) reserves the right to modify or discontinue this Site and its services, and to remove the data you provide, either temporarily or permanently, at any time, without notice and without any liability toward you. Cafe Express will not be held responsible or liable for timeliness of or removal of information, failure to store information, inaccuracy of information, or improper delivery of information.

2. Your Responsibilities and Registration Obligations

In order to use this Site or certain parts of it, you may be required to register for a user account on this website; in this case, you agree to provide truthful information when requested, and – if a minimum age is required for eligibility for a user account – you undertake that you are at least the required age. By registering for a user account, you explicitly agree to this Site’s Terms of Use, including any amendments made by Cafe Express that are published herein.

3. Privacy Statement

Registration data and other personally identifiable information the Site may collect are subject to the terms of the Cafe Express Privacy Statement.

4. Your Conduct

You agree that all information or data of any kind (“content”), made available publicly or privately, will be under the sole responsibility of the person providing the said content, or of the person whose user account is used. Cafe Express will not be responsible to you in any way for content displayed on this Site, nor for any error or omission.

By using this Site or any service provided, you explicitly agree that:

a. You will not provide any content or conduct yourself in any way that may be construed as: unlawful; illegal; threatening; harmful; abusive; harassing; stalking; tortious; defamatory; libelous; vulgar; obscene; offensive; objectionable; pornographic; designed to interfere with or disrupt the operation of this Site or any service provided; infected with a virus or other destructive or deleterious programming routine; giving rise to civil or criminal liability; or in violation of an applicable local, national or international law;

b. You will not impersonate or misrepresent your association with any person or entity; you will not forge or otherwise seek to conceal or misrepresent the origin of any content provided by you;

c. You will not collect or harvest any information about other users;

d. You will not provide, and you will not use this Site to provide, any content or service in any commercial manner, or in any manner that would involve junk mail, spam, chain letters, pyramid schemes, or any other form of unauthorized advertising or commerce; you will not use this Site to promote or operate any service or content without Cafe Express’ prior written consent;

e. You will not provide any content that may give rise to Cafe Express 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.

f. You agree that Cafe Express reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify your access or terminate your access to the Site and your account, if applicable, at any time, without notice. The provisions above relating to Intellectual Property, Disclaimer of Warranties & Limitation of Liability, Indemnification & Release, and Applicable Law & Disputes will survive termination of this Agreement.

g. You agree that the content and information displayed on this site are the property of Cafe Express and/or other parties. The downloading, reproduction, or retransmission of Cafe Express, other than for non-commercial individual use, is strictly prohibited. This site is to be used by Authorized Users for personal use only. Commercial uses of this site are strictly prohibited. If you are currently an authorized user, you are granted a limited, non-transferable, revocable license to view and copy the materials solely for your personal use, subject to the restrictions below.

5. Submission of Content on This Site

By providing any content to this Site:

a. You agree to grant Cafe Express a worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual, non-exclusive right and license (including any moral rights or other necessary rights) to use, display, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, distribute, perform, promote, archive, translate, and to create derivative works and compilations, in whole or in part. Such license will apply with respect to any form, media, technology already known at the time of provision or developed subsequently;

b. You warrant and represent that you have all legal, moral, and other rights that may be necessary to grant Cafe Express the license specified in this section;

c. You acknowledge and agree that Cafe Express will have the right (but not obligation), at Cafe Express’ entire discretion, to refuse to publish, or to remove, or to block access to any content you provide, at any time and for any reason, with or without notice.

6. Third-Party Services

Goods and services of third parties may be advertised and/or may be made available on or through this website. Representations made regarding products and services provided by third parties will be governed by the policies and representations made by these third parties. Cafe Express may contract for third parties, such as fulfillment and delivery services, processing customer payments, or performing analytics of customer data to improve the customer’s experience. Cafe Express will not in any manner be liable for or responsible for any of your dealings or interaction with third parties.

7. Indemnification

You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Cafe Express and Cafe Express representatives, subsidiaries, affiliates, related parties, officers, directors, employees, agents, independent contractors, advertisers, partners, and co-branders, from any claim or demand, including reasonable legal fees, that may be filed by any third party, arising out of your conduct or in connection with this Site or service, your provision of content, your violation of these Terms of Use, or any other violation by you of the rights of another person or party.

8. Disclaimer of Warranties

YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THIS SITE AND OF ANY SERVICES OR CONTENT PROVIDED (THE “SERVICE”) IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. SERVICES AND CONTENT ARE PROVIDED TO YOU “AS IS,” AND CAFE EXPRESS EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER IMPLIED OR EXPRESS, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.

CAFE EXPRESS MAKES NO WARRANTY, EITHER IMPLIED OR EXPRESS, THAT ANY PART OF THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, ERROR-FREE, VIRUS-FREE, TIMELY, SECURE, ACCURATE, RELIABLE, OR OF ANY QUALITY, NOR IS IT WARRANTED EITHER IMPLICITLY OR EXPRESSLY THAT ANY CONTENT IS SAFE IN ANY MANNER FOR DOWNLOAD. YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT NEITHER CAFE EXPRESS NOR ANY PARTICIPANT IN THE SERVICE PROVIDES PROFESSIONAL ADVICE OF ANY KIND AND THAT ANY ADVICE OR ANY OTHER INFORMATION OBTAINED VIA THIS SITE MAY BE USED SOLELY AT YOUR OWN RISK, AND THAT CAFE EXPRESS WILL NOT BE HELD LIABLE IN ANY WAY.

ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS PRIVACY ACT NOTICE (18 U.S.C. 2701-2711): WE MAKE NO GUARANTY OF CONFIDENTIALITY OR PRIVACY OF ANY COMMUNICATION OR INFORMATION TRANSMITTED ON THE SITE OR ANY WEBSITE LINKED TO THE SITE. WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR THE PRIVACY OF THE INFORMATION, EMAIL ADDRESSES, REGISTRATION AND IDENTIFICATION INFORMATION, DISK SPACE, COMMUNICATIONS, CONFIDENTIAL OR TRADE-SECRET INFORMATION, OR ANY OTHER CONTENT TRANSMITTED OVER NETWORKS ACCESSED BY THE SITE, OR OTHERWISE CONNECTED WITH YOUR USE OF THE SITE.

Some jurisdictions may not allow disclaimers of implied warranties, and certain statements in the above disclaimer may not apply to you as regards implied warranties; the other terms and conditions remain enforceable notwithstanding.

9. Limitation of Liability

YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT CAFE EXPRESS WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES; THIS INCLUDES, BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF CAFE EXPRESS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), RESULTING FROM (i) THE USE OF SERVICES OR THE INABILITY TO USE SERVICES, (ii) THE COST OF OBTAINING SUBSTITUTE GOODS AND/OR SERVICES RESULTING FROM ANY TRANSACTION ENTERED INTO ON THIS SITE, (iii) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR DATA TRANSMISSIONS, (iv) STATEMENTS BY ANY THIRD PARTY OR CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY USING SERVICES, OR (v) ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO SERVICES PROVIDED HEREUNDER.

In some jurisdictions, Cafe Express is not permitted to limit liability and, therefore, such limitations may not apply to you. If allowed by law and notwithstanding the foregoing, Cafe Express’ maximum liability shall be limited to $100.00.

10. Reservation of Rights

Cafe Express reserves all of Cafe Express’ rights, including but not limited to any and all copyrights, trademarks, patents, trade secrets, and any other proprietary right that Cafe Express may have in respect of this Site, its content, and goods and services that may be provided. The use of Cafe Express’ rights and property requires Cafe Express’ prior written consent. By making services available to you, Cafe Express is not providing you with any implied or express licenses or rights, and you will have no rights to make any commercial use of this Site or services or any and all copyrights, trademarks, patents, trade secrets and any other proprietary right that Cafe Express may have with respect to this Site without Cafe Express’ prior written consent.

11. Notification of Copyright Infringement

If you believe that your property has been used in any way that could be considered a copyright infringement or a violation of your intellectual property rights, please contact Cafe Express at:

Cafe Express
675 Bering, Suite 600
Houston, TX 77057
Attn: Director of Human Resources

12. Applicable Law

You agree that these Terms of Use and any dispute arising out of your use of this Site or products or services provided will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the state of Texas. By using this website, you accept that jurisdiction is granted to the courts of Texas located in Harris County, and that any disputes will be heard by said courts.

13. Miscellaneous Information

(i) In the event that any provision of these Terms of Use is deemed to conflict with any law by a court with jurisdiction over the parties, the said provision will be interpreted to reflect the original intentions of the parties in accordance with applicable law, and the remainder of these Terms of Use will remain valid and applicable; (ii) the failure of either party to assert any right under these Terms of Use will not be considered to be a waiver of that party’s rights, and the said rights will remain in full force and effect; (iii) you agree that any claim or cause in respect of this Site or its services must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause arose, or the said claim or cause will be forever barred, without regard to any contrary law, if allowed by law; (iv) Cafe Express may assign Cafe Express’ rights and obligations under these Terms of Use; in this event, Cafe Express will be relieved of any further obligations. This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement of the parties with respect to the subject matter hereof and supersedes all prior oral and written agreements. No failure or delay on the part of Cafe Express in exercising any right or remedy hereunder or enforcing the terms and conditions of this Agreement will operate as a waiver thereof. If any part or provision of this Agreement is found to be invalid, unenforceable or void, then the remaining portion shall remain in full force and effect. Headings are for convenience only and not for use in interpretation of this Agreement. There are no third-party beneficiaries of this Agreement.