Privacy Policy

Last Updated: Feb 14, 2019

This privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) describes how information and data is collected from you when you use this online website, mobile website, application (including the Houndza App), digital service, or any related products, services, sites, features or functionality (each a “Service”, collectively the “Services”) and how Emrana Engineering LLC, including HOUNDZA.COM (“Emrana Engineering”, “we”, “us”, or “our”), uses, shares and manages your information and data. By using any of the Services, you consent to the collection, use, processing, and sharing of your information as described in this Privacy Policy.

1. Our Privacy Principles

We are committed to recognizing and respecting your privacy rights by keeping you informed and processing and protecting your personal data in compliance with applicable law.

Effective December 5th, 2018, if you are from the European Economic Area (“EEA”), our processing of your personal data will comply with the Regulations (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016, known as the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”).

2. Information that We Collect from You

Account Data You Directly and Voluntarily Provide to Us

We may collect and process some or all of the following information you make available to us if you register, download or use the Services, such as your:

A. Name
B. Email Address
C. Phone Number
D. Phone Contacts (optional)
E. User Name
F. Password
G. Other Registration Information
H. Customer Support or Technical Information you provide when you contact us with questions about your use of the Services

User Profile Data

We may also offer you the option to create a user profile that may be visible to other users of the Services. If you are a registered user you may also be able to adjust your account settings through your user account. We note that, even if you adjust your settings so that your user profile remains private, we will still be able to access and view the information you provide as part of your user profile.

Houndza Data

If you register to be a Houndza user, either on the HOUNDZA.COM website or the Houndza App, we may collect nutrition and fitness related data such as:

A. Birthday (to determine your age and recommended activity level)
B. Weight (your current weight)
C. Height
D. Gender (to determine your recommended activity and calorie intake level)
E. Activity Level
F. Location (optional when using the app)

Public Data You Post through the Services

If you post information on public areas of the Services, that data may be collected and used by us, other users of the Services, and the public generally, such as reviews, comments, and user content. We strongly recommend that you do not post any information through the Services that allows strangers to identify or locate you or that you otherwise do not want to share with the public.

Usage Data We Automatically Collect from You

In addition to the information you provide to us, the Services may collect and process additional data automatically, this data may include your:

A. Device Registration Data (for example, the type of mobile device you use, your mobile device’s unique device or advertising ID, IP address, operating system and browser type),
B. Device Settings (for example, your language preference)
C. Mobile Carrier
D. Information about how you use the Services (for example, how many times you use the Services each day)
E. Requested and Referring URLs
F. Location Data collected through your Device Sensors (including, for example, precise location data such as GPS and WiFi information while using the app)

3. How We Use Your Information

Improving the Services, Providing Support, and Communicating With You

We and our service providers may use the data you provide or that is collected through the Services to operate and improve the Services, our other sites, applications, products and services, to contact you from time to time to provide you with important information and notices relating to the Services, and to communicate with you about marketing promotions.

Advertising and Third Party Content and Links

The Services may be supported through advertising, and we may work with advertisers and advertising networks to provide advertising through the Services. We may provide these advertisers and advertising networks with the ability to collect data about how you interact with the Services and, if applicable, your mobile device. This data may include the unique device or advertising identifier associated with your device and your precise location data, in order to help analyze and serve targeted advertising on the Services and elsewhere (including third-party sites and applications). In addition, the Services may include third-party content and links to other third-party websites. These advertisers, advertising networks, and third parties may use cookies, pixels, and web beacons to track the actions of users online over time and across different websites or platforms in order to deliver targeted electronic advertisements to an individual user.

For information about how tracking works for online advertising purposes you can visit http://www.aboutads.info/choices or http:///www.aboutads.info/appchoices. We do not have access to or control over cookies, pixels or web beacons that third-party websites or partners may use. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these third-party websites. You are encouraged to review the privacy policies of the different websites that you visit.

If you access the Services through a browser, your browser may allow you to adjust your browser settings so that “Do Not Track” requests are sent to the websites that you visit. However, we will not disable tracking technology that may be active on the Services in response to any Do Not Track requests that we receive from your browser. You can change your privacy preferences regarding the use of cookies and other similar technologies through your browser. You may set your browser to accept all cookies, block certain cookies, require our consent before a cookie is placed in your browser, or block all cookies. Blocking all cookies will affect your online experience and may prevent you from enjoying the full features offered through the Services.

Analytics Services

We may also work with third party analytics companies to help us understand how the Services are being used, such as data collection, reporting, ad response measurement, website and mobile application analytics, and to assist with delivery of relevant marketing messages and advertisements.

We may use Google Analytics, an analytics service provided by Google or other third party analytics services providers (“Analytics Services”) to collect information about your use of the Services. These Analytics Services may collect information about the content you view and your system information and geographic information. The information generated by the Analytics Services about your use of the Services will be transmitted to and stored by the Analytics Services. The information collected by the Analytics Services allows us to analyze your use of the Services.

We encourage you to review your device and Services settings to ensure they are consistent with your preferences, including with respect to the collection and use of information. You may be able to stop further collection of certain data by the Services by updating your applicable device settings, or you may uninstall the Services. In addition, you may choose not to share your location details by adjusting your mobile device’s location services settings. For instructions on changing the relevant settings, please contact your service provider/carrier or device manufacturer.

Purchases and Payment Processors

If you make a purchase through the Services, you may be able to pay using a third-party payment service, such as Stripe, PayPal, Apple Pay, Amazon Pay or other third-party payment services. All information collected by these third-party payment services for purposes of processing your payments is not available to us, unless you have otherwise provided this information to us in connection with your use of the Services. Information collected from you by these third-party payment services is governed by the applicable third-party payment service’s privacy policy. You should review the applicable privacy policy prior to submitting any information to the applicable third-party payment service.

Promotions, Sweepstakes, and Contests

From time to time, we may host a promotion, sweepstakes, or content on the Services. You may be asked to provide personal information or permit the transfer of your personal information to a third party in connection with such promotion, sweepstakes or content. The parties who privacy policy applies will be disclosed at point of collection or transfer and you will have a choice of whether or not you wish to permit such transfer or collection of information to a third party.

If you wish to unsubscribe from receiving marketing communications from us by email, please follow the instructions contained in each email you receive from us describing how you can unsubscribe from receiving further marketing communications from us. If you are a registered user you may also be able to adjust your email settings by logging in to your account and adjusting your account settings.

Social Media and Sharing

The Services may use social networking or “share functionality” or may contain links to third- party social media sites or applications that are not owned or controlled by us. We also may allow you to use social media sites or applications to leverage your existing social media site or application accounts to access features of the Services. Your use of these features may result in the collection or sharing of information about you by these sites or applications, depending on the feature.

We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for, any share functionality or the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party site or application. We encourage you to review the privacy policies and settings on the social media sites or applications with which you interact to make sure you understand the information that may be collected, used, and shared by those sites. You are subject to the policies of those third parties when and where applicable.

Houndza Nutrition and Fitness Tracking

Houndza is a fun and engaging way to track your food and exercise. Houndza uses your

information to make tracking calories and getting the proper nutrition easy. Houndza uses your information to provide daily motivations, tips, challenges and community support.

4. How We Share Your Information with Third Parties

We may share the information you provide or that we collect in some circumstances as follows:

With Advertisers

We may share your information with advertisers, third-party advertising networks and analytics companies who may use it to deliver targeted advertisements to you on the Services or third- party websites or advertisers. Similarly, these advertisers may share information with us about you that they have independently gathered or acquired. We may also share encrypted versions of information we have collected in order to enable our advertising partners to perform data analysis or for advertising-related use.

With Our Company Affiliates

We may share your information with members of Emrana Engineering corporate family in order to provide joint content and services (like registration, transactions and customer support), or to improve your experience with the Services, products and other services.

With Our Partner Programs

If you are directed to the Services through a third party, we may share certain information back with that third party, which may include information such as name, email and value of purchase depending on the type of relationship or Services utilized.

For Marketing Campaigns

From time to time we may disclose certain information (name and non- sensitive transactional information such as your purchase history, amounts paid and products ordered) to marketing companies for trade or rental purposes. If you prefer to opt-out of the use of your personal information by marketing companies for trade or rental purposes, please let us know at [email protected].

With Our Service Providers

We may share your information with our service providers who work on our behalf. For example, these service providers may handle payment or credit card processing, data management, customer data pooling or aggregating, feature administration, email distribution, market research, information analysis, and promotions management. These service providers will only have access to the information needed to perform these limited functions on our behalf.

As Required By Law or to Protect Rights and to Comply with Our Policies

To the extent permitted by law, we will disclose your information to government authorities or third parties, including national security or law enforcement agencies, if required to do so by law, or if requested in response to a subpoena or court order, we believe in our sole and absolute discretion that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect against fraud, to protect the property or other rights of us or other users, third parties or the public at large, or we believe that you have abused the Services by using it to attack other systems or to gain unauthorized access to any other system, to engage in spamming or otherwise to violate applicable laws or in violation of our Terms of Use. You should be aware that, following disclosure to any third party, your information may be accessible by others to the extent permitted or required by applicable law.

Business Transfers or Bankruptcy

In the event of a merger, acquisition, bankruptcy or other sale of all or a portion of our assets or any business, any user information owned or controlled by us may be one of the assets transferred to third parties in such transaction or event. We reserve the right, as part of this type of transaction or event, to transfer or assign your information and other information we have collected from users of the Services to third parties. Other than to the extent ordered by a bankruptcy or other court, the use and disclosure of all transferred user information will be subject to this Privacy Policy. However, any information you submit or that is collected after this type of transfer may be subject to a new privacy policy adopted by the successor entity or acquirer, as applicable.

5. Your Access and Control of Your Information

We acknowledge your right to access and control your personal data.

Accessing, Correcting or Deleting Your Information

To request access to or correction of your personal data, you may send an e-mail to [email protected] or a letter to:

Emrana Engineering LLC
Attn: Legal Department
3815 W 133rd St
Cleveland, OH 44111

Please include your registration information you provided through the Services. We may ask you to provide additional information for identity verification purposes, or to verify that you are in possession of an applicable email account.

If you’d like us to delete information that you have provided through the Services, please contact us at [email protected] and we will respond in a reasonable time. Please note that some or all of the information you provided may be required in order for the Services to function properly or may be automatically retained in backup storage or records retention archival storage.

Portability of Your Personal Data

Data portability is the ability to obtain some of your information in a format you can move from one service provider to another. Depending on the context, this applies to some of your information, but not to all of your information. Should you request it, we will provide you with an electronic file of your basic account information and the information under your sole control.

California Residents

If you are a California resident under the age of 18 and are a registered user of the Services, you may request that we remove content or information about you that you posted on the Services by: (a) submitting a request in writing to [email protected]; and (b) clearly identifying the content or information you wish to have removed and providing sufficient information to allow us to locate the content or information to be removed. However, please note that we are not required to, and may not be able to, erase or otherwise eliminate content or information if: (i) other state or federal laws require us or a third party to maintain the content or information; (ii) the content or information was posted, stored, or republished by another user; (iii) the content or information is anonymized so that you cannot be individually identified; (iv) you do not follow the instructions posted in this Privacy Policy on how to request removal of your content or information; or (v) you have received compensation or other consideration for providing the content. Further, nothing in this provision shall be construed to limit the authority of a law enforcement agency to obtain the applicable content or information.

6. Transfer of Data Outside Your Country of Residence

If you are located outside of the United States and you choose to use the Services or provide your information to us, your data may be transferred to, processed and maintained on servers, databases or cloud storage facilities located in the United States. Your use of the Services represents your consent and agreement to these practices. If you do not want your data transferred to or processed or maintained in the United States, you should not use the Services.

Privacy Shield

We comply with the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework and the Swiss-US Privacy Shield Framework as set forth by the US Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal information transferred from the European Union and Switzerland to the United States, respectively. We have certified to the Department of Commerce that we adhere to the Privacy Shield Principles of:

A. Notice
B. Choice
C. Accountability for Onward Transfer
D. Security
E. Data Integrity and Purpose Limitation
F. Access
G. Recourse, Enforcement and Liability

If there is any conflict between the policies in this Privacy Policy and the Privacy Shield Principles, the Privacy Shield Principles will govern. To learn more about the Privacy Shield program, and to view our certification page, please visit https://www.privacyshield.gov/.

In compliance with the EU-US and Swiss-US Privacy Shield Principles, we are committed to resolving complaints about your privacy and our collection or use of your personal information. European Union or Swiss individuals with inquiries or complaints regarding this Privacy Policy should first contact us at [email protected].

We have further committed to refer unresolved privacy complaints under the EU-US and Swiss- US Privacy Shield Principles to an independent dispute resolution mechanism, the BBB EU PRIVACY SHIELD, a non-profit alternative dispute resolution provider located in the United States and operated by the Council of Better Business Bureaus. If you do not receive timely acknowledgement of your complaint, or if your complaint is not satisfactorily addressed, please visit http://www.bbb.org/EU-privacy-shield/for-eu-consumers/ for more information and to file a complaint.

Please note that if your complaint is not resolved through these channels, under limited circumstances, a binding arbitration option may be available before a Privacy Shield Panel.

7. The Privacy of Children

We do not knowingly collect Personal Data from children under 13 (note that the minimum age may vary based on country/region, and on local law).If a parent or guardian becomes aware that his or her child has provided us with information without their consent, he or she should contact us at [email protected].

8. Security Measures

We provide industry-standard physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect personal data we process and maintain. For example, we take reasonable measures to limit access to this data to authorized employees and contractors who need to know that information in order to operate, develop or improve our Services. Please be aware that, although we endeavor to provide reasonable security for data we process and maintain, no security system can prevent all potential security breaches. As a result, we cannot guarantee or warrant the security of any information you transmit on or through the Services and you do so at your own risk.

9. Updates to this Privacy Policy

We will notify you of material changes to this Privacy Policy by at least thirty (30) days before the effective date of the changes. If you do not agree to such changes following such notice, you should discontinue your use of the Services prior to the time the modified privacy policy takes effect. If you continue using the Services after the modified privacy policy takes effect, you will be bound by the modified privacy policy.

10. Contact Us

If you have questions about this Privacy Policy, you may contact us at [email protected] or send a letter to:

Emrana Engineering LLC
Attn: Legal Department
3815 W 133rd St
Cleveland, OH 44111

We will do our best to respond to you in a timely and professional manner to answer your questions and resolve your concerns.

 

Disclaimer on Information and Advice

The goal of the Sites is to provide information to Houndza users in an effort to educate them and enable them to more effectively advocate for themselves and participate in making decisions with their healthcare team and other professionals.  It is not intended nor should it be construed as providing professional medical, financial or legal advice. The Sites and the information contained on the Sites are not a replacement for obtaining professional medical care or professional legal and financial advice. You should consult a trained medical professional for consultation, diagnosis and treatment of health ailments and any topic covered on the Sites.  You should consult a trained legal or financial professional for any document covering these topics.

The Sites are intended for personal use by individuals coping with and/or recovering from health ailments, those supporting friends and loved ones with health ailments, and those interested in learning more about topics related to a healthy lifestyle.  You agree not to provide any personal information of any third party or to create profiles on behalf of any other person unless you are the parent or legal guardian of a child and you create a profile for your child.

 

Terms of Use

Welcome, and thank you for visiting the Houndza website and using the Houndza App. Emrana Engineering LLC (“Emrana“) and its affiliates are happy to provide this website along with the services and information available in it as part of our mission to assist in living a healthy lifestyle. Houndza hopes to inspire it’s users to eat a more alkaline diet and motivate them throughout their workouts.

This Website is comprised of various documents and web pages created and maintained by Emrana. In several provisions, we may specifically mention, for emphasis purposes, the information, content, or services provided on this Website when we talk about this Website; however, references to the term “Website” always include, regardless of whether specifically mentioned, any and all information, content, apps and services available via this Website. This Website is subject to the following website terms of use and policies (“Terms of Use”).

The terms “Emrana”, “Houndza”, “we”, and “our” are used in this site for purposes of convenience and are intended to refer to the Emrana Engineering LLC and/or its affiliates, subsidiaries or related parties either individually or collectively, as the context may require.

Acceptance of Terms of Use

Please read these Terms of Use carefully. From time to time and at its sole discretion, Emrana Engineering LLC reserves the right to change these Terms of Use for any reason, with or without notice to you. However, if the Terms of Use change, we will always post the revised Terms of Use on this Website, which means that the then-current Terms of Use posted on this Website will always be the governing Terms of Use. We encourage you to review the Terms of Use regularly for any changes. Your continued use of this Website will mean acceptance of any changes we make to the Terms of Use. You may choose to print these Terms of Use for your records.

These Terms of Use apply to the following websites: www.emrana.com, www.emranaengineering.com, and www.houndza.com which are sometimes referred to collectively in these Terms of Use as the “Sites”. The use of the terms “Website” and “Sites” include the respective website’s domain and any of its sub-domains, and any content, sites, services, information, or webpages hosted by or made available on the domain or any of its sub-domains.

This Website, the other Sites and App are all offered to you free of charge on the express condition that you accept, without modification, and abide by these Terms of Use. If you do not agree to the Terms of Use, please do not use this Website or any other Site or App and exit from this Website immediately. By using this Website (including the use of any of the information, content, apps or services available via this Website), you agree that you have read, understood and agree unconditionally to be bound by these Terms of Use.

Each of the policies and other special terms and conditions referenced in these Terms of Use are hereby incorporated herein as if fully rewritten in these Terms of Use. These Terms of Use constitute the entire understanding and agreement between you and Emrana with respect to this Website, the other Sites, and our provision and your use of same.

Communication and Privacy

Emrana is the sole owner of this website. If you have any questions about our website terms of use and policies, you may email us or write to:

By email:

[email protected]

By conventional mail:

Emrana Engineering LLC
Attn: Legal Department
3815 W 133rd St
Cleveland, OH 44111

We know that many visitors to this Website are concerned about the information they may provide and how we may use that information. Emrana is sensitive to those privacy concerns, and protecting your privacy is an important priority to us. Our Privacy Policy governs the collection, use, retention and disclosure of information we gather from this Website, and you can view our Privacy Policy.

Accuracy of Information

Although Emrana makes reasonable efforts to ensure that the information provided through this Website is current and accurate, Emrana makes no representations or warranties as to the accuracy, reliability, completeness or timeliness of such information, and Emrana makes no commitment and disclaims any duty to update such information. For further explanation regarding the information provided through this Website, please review our Disclaimer on Information and Advice. In addition, Emrana permits third parties to provide testimonials and information. Emrana also may, from time to time, post articles and other information provided by third parties that we believe might be of benefit or interest to our users. You acknowledge that the opinions and recommendations of third parties contained in this Website are not necessarily those of Emrana or endorsed by Emrana. All information is provided “as is” without any representation, warranty or condition as to its accuracy or reliability.

Intellectual Property

This Website (including without limitation, the information, content, apps or services provided on this Website, and the design and layout of this Website) is protected by copyright, trademark, and other proprietary and intellectual property rights of Emrana or third parties. Except as expressly permitted herein, no portion of this Website, including trademarks, logos and service marks, may be reproduced, displayed, downloaded (including without limitation, any pictures or images), or used in any form, or by any means, without the prior written permission from Emrana.

Emrana and Houndza names and logos, trade dress, and all related product and service names, design marks and slogans (including “Fetch Your Health!”) are the trademarks or service marks of Emrana (“Emrana Marks”). While we understand that you may not intend to cause any harm by using our protected Emrana Marks, your use of any of the Emrana Marks may suggest a relationship or sponsorship of your organization that simply does not exist with Emrana. Moreover, as trademark and service mark owners, we are obligated under federal and common law to police the use of our marks and must monitor such for unauthorized use; otherwise, we risk the abandonment of our marks as well as the inability to enforce our rights against other third parties. Accordingly, you may not use or reproduce any of the Emrana Marks without out express, prior written consent.

Emrana hereby grants to you a non-exclusive and non-transferable license to view and print information, documents and web pages located on this Website for non-commercial or educational use within your organization only, subject to the terms and conditions allowed by our Copyright Policy and the following conditions:

  1. The material may only be used for non-commercial purposes;
  2. The copies must retain any copyright, intellectual property, proprietary or other notices or disclaimers contained in the original material;
  3. The products, technology or processes described on this Website may be the subject of other intellectual property rights and patents reserved by Emrana or by other third parties. No license is granted in respect of those intellectual property rights or patents; and
  4. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in these Terms of Use, all photos, images, and personal testimonies on this site are not subject to the license granted herein and may not be copied, reproduced or appropriated in any manner without express, written permission of Emrana.

Except as set forth above or otherwise expressly permitted, (i) the documents, information, content, pictures, images, HTML code, and web pages on this Website may not be copied, reproduced, republished, retransmitted, sold, modified, used, or exploited in any other way, and (ii) nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring by implication, estoppel or otherwise, any license or right under or to any intellectual property right including, without limitation, any patent, trademark, service mark or copyright of Emrana or of any third party.

You agree that any person to whom the content is provided directly or indirectly through you, will be advised of the terms of this Agreement, and that each such person is bound by these terms. You may in no way modify, reformulate, adapt, alter, adjust, change, disassemble, frame or decrypt any of the contents of this Website.

Use of this Website

You may use this Website for lawful purposes only and only in accordance with these Terms of Use. You are prohibited from using on this Website, from transmitting to or through this Website, or linking to or from this Website (i) any unlawful, threatening, obscene, offensive, defamatory, libelous, harassing, pornographic, hateful or ethnically, racially or otherwise objectionable or harmful material, (ii) any material that would contribute to a civil or criminal offense, otherwise violates any law, or which infringes on any intellectual property right, (iii) any content referencing, facilitating, promoting or using the following: gambling, gaming, lottery, raffles, drawings, or prize promotions of any kind, including one of chance or skill that awards or provides a prize of value to a winner; or (iv) content that is used in a manner that is contrary to Emrana’s public image, goodwill, reputation or mission, or in a manner that is otherwise inappropriate, derogatory or offensive (collectively, “Objectionable Material”), in each case, as determined by Emrana in its sole and absolute discretion. Emrana reserves the right to delete, destroy or otherwise remove (or to require you to delete, destroy or otherwise remove) any Objectionable Material.

Any information submitted or communicated to Emrana through use of this Website that does not include personal information or data about you is non-confidential and non-proprietary, and Emrana may, without compensation to you, incorporate, distribute or otherwise use such information for any commercial or non-commercial purpose. Emrana is under no obligation to use or post any such information and may remove any information it does post at any time in its sole discretion, with or without notice to you. With the exception of any information posted on a Personal Homepage or used in connection with a Video, any personal information or data submitted to Emrana through use this Website is governed by the terms of the Privacy Policy.

You hereby agree that you will hold indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Emrana and its officers, directors, employees, and contractors from all claims arising out of or related to your access or use of, or your inability to access or use, this Website, including any information or material viewed or downloaded from this Website or another website to which it is linked that appear to you or are construed by you to be obscene, offensive, or defamatory.

Use of Services

While accessing and using this Website or another Site, you may be provided certain services such as website development tools and the use app space that can be personalized with your own content or otherwise to create a personal profile (a “Personal Profile”), or the ability and create unique videos using Emrana-provided content and music as well as your own personal pictures (“Videos”). In such event, any use of the services will be subject to these Terms of Use.

Disclaimer of Liability

This Website contains general information and may contain errors, omissions and inaccuracies. Emrana assumes no liability or responsibility for any such errors, omissions or inaccuracies or any other limitation that may arise in relation to this Website. This Website (including the content and information found on this Website) should not be relied upon for any personal, commercial or financial matters, and you should consult an appropriate professional for advice based on your specific circumstances. Emrana may make modifications and/or changes to this Website at any time without notice.

THIS WEBSITE IS PROVIDED “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” AND IS BEING USED BY YOU STRICTLY AT YOUR SOLE RISK. EMRANA MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES ABOUT (1) THE SUITABILITY, RELIABILITY, AVAILABILITY, TIMELINESS OR ACCURACY OF THIS WEBSITE OR THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, APPS OR SERVICES AVAILABLE ON OR THROUGH THIS WEBSITE, (2) ERRORS OR OMISSIONS THAT MAY BE CONTAINED IN THIS WEBSITE OR THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, OR SERVICES AVAILABLE ON OR THROUGH THIS WEBSITE, (3) OR THAT THIS WEBSITE, THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, OR SERVICES AVAILABLE ON OR THROUGH THIS WEBSITE, OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES EACH OF THESE AVAILABLE, IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL ELEMENTS. ALL SUCH WARRANTIES ARE HEREBY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMED.

YOU ASSUME ALL RESPONSIBILITY AND RISK FOR THE USE OF THIS WEBSITE. EMRANA HEREBY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL CONDITIONS, WARRANTIES, REPRESENTATIONS OR ENDORSEMENTS, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, WITH RESPECT TO THIS WEBSITE AND THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, OR SERVICES AVAILABLE ON OR THROUGH THIS WEBSITE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ALL IMPLIED CONDITIONS, REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NONINFRINGEMENT, AND ALL OTHER WARRANTIES, REPRESENTATIONS AND CONDITIONS IMPLIED BY STATUTE.

IN NO EVENT SHALL EMRANA BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM LOSS OF USE, DATA, REVENUE OR PROFITS, WHETHER RESULTING FROM AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY INFRINGEMENT, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER TORT OR CLAIM, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OR RELIANCE UPON THE INFORMATION ON THIS WEBSITE AND THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, OR SERVICES AVAILABLE ON OR THROUGH THIS WEBSITE.

Some states do not allow certain exclusion of implied warranties, so the above exclusions with respect to implied warranties may not apply to you. Other states do not allow certain limitations or exclusions of liability for incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion of liability may not apply to you.

IN NO EVENT SHALL EMRANA AGGREGATE AND COMPLETE LIABILITY TO YOU AND ANY THIRD PARTY IN CONNECTION WITH THIS WEBSITE AND ANY AND ALL INFORMATION, CONTENT AND SERVICES AVAILABLE VIA THIS WEBSITE, HOWEVER ARISING, EXCEED A MAXIMUM OF $10.00.

References and Links to Third Party Sites

This Website may refer to, or provide hyperlinks to the webpage of, other individuals, companies, entities, organizations, products or services. These references and links (collectively, “Links”) are supplied to you merely as a convenience and the inclusion of any Link does not and shall not imply any approval, endorsement or recommendation by Emrana of such individuals, companies, entities or organizations, products or services.

Links to this Website are permitted only in accordance with, and are subject to, our Linking Policy. Without limiting the foregoing, links to this Website may nonetheless be provided from other sites either known or unknown to Emrana, and some links to this Website may be unauthorized. Please note that accessing any other website linked to or from this Website is done at your own risk. Emrana has not reviewed and is not responsible for the content of any third party sites linked to or from this Website and does not make any representations regarding the content or accuracy of materials on such third party sites. Emrana is not responsible for the information, materials, or content contained at any website linked to or from this Website.

License

With respect to any pictures, information, writings, or other content provided by you in connection with the services provided on this Website or otherwise uploaded onto any of our Site’s servers or provided to Emrana through our Sites (“Your Property”), you hereby grant to Emrana and its affiliates, licensees and assigns, a non-exclusive, perpetual, royalty-free, irrevocable, fully paid-up right and license to use Your Property (including any copyright and moral rights therein) throughout the world for any purpose in connection with the mission of Emrana, as set forth above. These purposes include, without limitation, the right and license to (a) record, film, tape, video-tape, photograph, broadcast (whether by the Internet, wire, satellite, laser, cable, or any other means whatsoever) and otherwise exploit the Your Property; (b) reproduce, print, publish and disseminate, in any medium whatsoever, your name, pictures, voice, likeness, interviews, and identity to the extent included in Your Property (collectively, “Likeness”) in connection with our use of Your Property; and (c) identify you as the source of the Likeness.

You acknowledge and agree that you will not receive any compensation whatsoever in connection with the use and exploitation of Your Property as contemplated above, or the exercise by Emrana of the rights granted to Emrana above.

The rights and licenses granted by you with respect to Your Property shall survive the expiration or termination of these Terms of Use for any reason.

Additional Terms

These Terms of Use constitute the entire understanding between the parties pertaining to the subject matter hereof and supersede all previous communications, proposals, representations and agreements, whether oral or written, relating to the subject matter hereof. If any portion of any provision of these Terms of Use is held to be illegal, invalid or unenforceable, in whole or in part, (i) such unenforceable portion of the provision shall be deemed severed from these Terms of Use, (ii) the validity and enforceability of the remaining portion of the provision and the other provisions of these Terms of Use shall not be affected or impaired, and (iii) these Terms of Use shall be amended in order to effect, to the maximum extent allowable by law, the original intent of such provision. The provisions of these Terms of Use that, by their nature, survive the expiration or earlier termination of these Terms or Service or of this Website, shall continue and remain in full force after the expiration or earlier termination of these Terms of Use or this Website, including without limitation, any provisions regarding indemnification of Emrana, intellectual property ownership, the disclaimer of any warranties by Emrana, or the limitation of Emrana’s liability.

Neither the failure of a party to enforce at any time any of the provisions of these Terms of Use nor the granting of any time or other indulgence shall be construed as a waiver of that provision or of the right of that party thereafter to enforce that or any other provision.

Unless expressly set forth otherwise, no right or remedy granted by any provision of these Terms of Use is intended to be exclusive of any other right or remedy provided in these Terms of Use or otherwise, and each and every right and remedy shall be cumulative and shall be in addition to every other right remedy provided in these Terms of Use, at law, in equity, or otherwise, and the election of any one right or remedy shall not constitute a waiver of any right to pursue other rights or remedies under these Terms of Use, at law, in equity, or otherwise.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction

Access to this Website and any and all information, content and services available via this Website is governed by all applicable federal, state, provincial and local laws, and, in the case of users resident outside of the United States, you may also be subject to additional laws of the country where you reside. You are responsible for compliance with the laws of your jurisdiction and any other applicable law.

This Website is controlled by Emrana, which is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America. They can be accessed from all 50 states, as well as from other countries around the world. Since each of these places has laws that may differ from those of Ohio, by accessing this Website, you agree that the statutes and laws of the State of Ohio, without regard to conflicts of laws principles thereof, will apply to all matters arising from or relating to use of this Website, or any information, content, apps or services available via this Website. In the event that any claim, dispute or other controversy arising out of this Website, any information, content or services available via this Website, these Terms of Use, or any other terms or conditions governing this Website (including, without limitation, the Privacy Policy, Service Terms and Conditions, Linking Policy, and Copyright Policy) cannot be amicably settled through good-faith negotiations, you hereby irrevocably consent to the jurisdiction of the federal and state courts in Cleveland, Ohio as the exclusive forum and venue for the resolution of such disputes, and further waive and agree not to assert as a defense or otherwise, that (i) you are not personally subject to the jurisdiction of the above-named courts, (ii) the suit, action or proceeding is brought in an inconvenient forum, or (iii) the venue of the suit, action or proceeding is improper.

 

Website Linking Policy

Permission to link to the Emrana or Houndza Websites is limited to:

  1. Active registered users
  2. Partners or sponsors with formal affiliations with Emrana
  3. Organizations actively participating in alkaline dieting that builds on the body of knowledge and services focused on improving the quality of life for people seeking a healthy lifestyle
  4. Organizations providing high-quality information on alkaline dieting and effective workout regimens to help users access these resources
  5. Organizations that embrace the Emrana’s mission to inspire and empower people seeking a healthy lifestyle
  6. The material may only be used for non-commercial purposes;
    The copies must retain any copyright, intellectual property, proprietary or other notices or disclaimers contained in the original material;
  7. The material must be reprinted in its entirety and may not be modified, added to, reformulated, adapted, altered, adjusted, or changed in any way;
  8. The material may not be translated to any language;
  9. The products, technology or processes described on this Website may be the subject of other intellectual property rights reserved by Emrana or by other third parties. No license is granted in respect of those intellectual property rights.

Emrana expects organizations that link to the Emrana or Houndza Websites to provide factually correct information and to uphold high ethical standards in developing and presenting information.

You may link to Emrana’s website’s homepage, Houndza’s website’s homepage or to any selected topics within the Emrana or Houndza websites. If you choose to link to selected topics (i.e., walks, treats, services, etc.) on the Emrana or Houndza website, Emrana expects you to provide factually correct information and to uphold high ethical standards in developing and presenting information surrounding the link. The link to selected topics must be an active, text only link that does not incorporate the use of Emrana or Houndza logos or animation.

We do not evaluate linking to the Emrana or Houndza Websites on a case-by-case basis. If you do not fall in the above mentioned groups, by creating a link to the Emrana or Houndza Websites, you agree to be bound by the terms stated herein. Emrana reserves the right to change these conditions at any time without prior notice.

You are able to view and print information, documents and web pages located on this Website for non-commercial or educational use, subject to the following conditions: The material may only be used for non-commercial purposes;

(I) The link must be an active, text-only link clearly marked “Emrana Engineering” or “Houndza”. You may not use Emrana or Houndza logos or trademarks.

(II) Links may only be directed to Emrana’s homepage at www.emrana.com or Houndza’s homepage at www.houndza.com. Links to any other page of the Emrana or Houndza Websites are prohibited.

(III) When activated by a user, the link must open the Emrana or Houndza Website in a full screen and not within a frame on the linked Website.

(IV) The material may not be translated to any language;

The copies must retain any copyright, intellectual property, proprietary or other notices or disclaimers contained in the original material;

The material must be reprinted in its entirety and may not be modified, added to, reformulated, adapted, altered, adjusted, or changed in any way;

Emrana reserves the right to block any links to the Emrana or Houndza websites at any time without cause or warning, or to terminate the licenses granted herein. If Emrana chooses to exercise this right, you will be required to remove your link to the Emrana or Houndza websites immediately and discontinue any use of Emrana educational materials.

The products, technology or processes described on this Website may be the subject of other intellectual property rights reserved by Emrana or by other third parties. No license is granted in respect of those intellectual property rights.

Those who request access to our materials should also read the Legal section of the www.emrana.com website for more information about Emrana’s legal policies.

 

Copyright Policy

This Copyright Policy is provided as a supplement to, and not as a replacement of, the general Terms of Use, which contain other important terms and conditions regarding the use of this Website. Capitalized terms used but not defined in this Copyright Policy shall have the respective meanings ascribed to them in the general Terms of Use. Notwithstanding the foregoing, if there is any conflict between the terms and conditions in this Copyright Policy and the general Terms of Use, the terms and conditions in this Copyright Policy shall, in all respects, control.

Please read this Copyright Policy carefully. From time to time and at its sole discretion, Emrana reserves the right to change this Copyright Policy for any reason, with or without notice to you. However, if this Copyright Policy changes, we will always post the revised Copyright Policy on our websites www.emrana.com (our “Main Website”) or another website that we designate as the successor Main Website. This means that the then-current Copyright Policy posted on the Main Website will always be the governing Copyright Policy. We encourage you to review the Copyright Policy regularly for any changes. You may view a printable version of this Copyright Policy by clicking here.

You agree that any person to whom the Website Content is provided directly or indirectly by or through you, will be advised of the terms of this Copyright Policy, and that you will be responsible and liable for each such person’s compliance with this Copyright Policy.

Permitted Uses of Emrana’s Website Content

This Website, its design (including HTML code) and layout, and all text, web pages, graphics, pictures, documents, button icons, images, audio clips, video, information, testimonials, letters, articles, other written materials, and other content found on this Website (collectively, “Website Content”) is protected by U.S. copyright laws and may not be downloaded, reproduced, republished, sold, displayed, copied, transmitted, distributed, or otherwise used or exploited except as provided below without the prior, written consent of Emrana Engineering LLC (“Emrana”).

All photos, images, videos, and personal testimonies and stories on this Website are not subject to the license granted herein and may not be downloaded, reproduced, republished, sold, displayed, copied, transmitted, distributed, or otherwise used or exploited without express, written permission of Emrana.

Emrana grants to you a non-exclusive and non-transferable license to view and print all other information, documents and web pages located on this Website for non-commercial or educational use within your organization only, subject to the conditions set forth below. Failure to abide by these conditions will immediately terminate the license granted by Emrana above, and may result in the infringement of the copyrights owned by Emrana or its licensors.

  1. The material may not be copied, reproduced, downloaded or otherwise used in connection with for-profit or commercial activities or purposes;
  2. You must give attribution to “Emrana” or “Houndza” and, if possible, provide a reference to one of our websites, www.emrana.com or www.houndza.com;
  3. If the material is used in combination with your own materials or other third party materials, you must clearly designate which portion of complete work is Emrana material;
  4. The material may only be provided to employees of your organization or to students of your school, as applicable;
  5. The material may not be made available in electronic form, including without limitation, via a website or email;
  6. The material must be reprinted in its entirety (if part of an article) and may not be modified, added to, reformulated, adapted, altered, adjusted, or changed in any way;
  7. The material may not be translated to any language;
  8. All copies must retain any copyright, intellectual property, proprietary or other notices or disclaimers contained in the original material. Please note that certain information and content is provided on our Website subject to specific disclaimers regarding accuracy and endorsement. These disclaimers must be reprinted with the material used; and
  9. The products, technology or processes described on this Website may be the subject of other intellectual property rights reserved by Emrana or by other third parties. No license is granted in respect of those intellectual property rights.

Except as set forth above, nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring by implication, estoppel or otherwise, any license or right under or to any other intellectual property right including, without limitation, any patent, trademark, service mark or copyright of Emrana or of any third party.

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