Terms of Use Policies

Terms of USE

WELCOME TO STRONGHANDSCLUB. We hope you find it useful. By accessing or otherwise interacting with our servers, services, websites, or any associated content/postings (together, "SHCB"), you agree to these Terms of Use ("TOU") (last updated December 29, 2017). You acknowledge and agree SHCB is a private site owned and operated by StrongHandsClub. If you are accessing or using SHCB on behalf of a business, that business agrees to the TOU. If you do not agree to the TOU, you are not authorized to use SHCB. We may modify the TOU at any time in our sole discretion. You are responsible for periodically checking for changes and are bound by them if you continue to use SHCB. Our privacy policy, prohibited list, and all other policies, site rules, and agreements referenced below or on SHCB, are fully incorporated into this TOU, and you agree to them as well.

DISCLAIMER & LIABILITY. To the full extent permitted by law, StrongHandsClub and StrongHands in affiliation, and its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, affiliates, and successors in interest ("SHCB Entities") (1) make no promises, warranties, or representations as to SHCB, including its completeness, accuracy, availability, timeliness, propriety, security or reliability; (2) provide SHCB on an "AS IS" and "AS AVAILABLE" basis and any risk of using SHCB is assumed by you; (3) disclaim all warranties, express or implied, including as to accuracy, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement; and (4) disclaim any liability or responsibility for acts, omissions, or conduct of you or any party in connection with SHCB. SHCB Entities are NOT liable for any direct, indirect, consequential, incidental, special, punitive, or other losses, including lost profits, revenues, data, goodwill, etc., arising from or related to SHCB. Some jurisdictions restrict or alter these disclaimers and limits, so some may not apply to you.

CLAIMS & INDEMNITY. Any claim, cause of action, demand, or dispute arising from or related to SHCB ("Claims") will be governed by the internal laws of California, without regard to conflict of law provisions, except to the extent governed by US federal law. Any Claims will be exclusively resolved by courts in San Francisco, CA (except we may seek preliminary or injunctive relief anywhere). You agree to (1) submit to the personal jurisdiction of courts in San Francisco, CA; (2) indemnify and hold SHCB Entities harmless from any Claims, losses, liability, or expenses (including attorneys' fees) that arise from a third party and relate to your use of SHCB; and (3) be liable and responsible for any Claims we may have against your officers, directors, employees, agents, affiliates, or any other party, directly or indirectly, paid, directed or controlled by you, or acting for your benefit.

 

StrongHandsClub Privacy Policy (updated June 2019)

This policy details how data about you is used when you access our websites and services (together, "SHCB") or interact with us. If we update it, we will revise the date, place notices on SHCB if changes are material, and/or obtain your consent as required by law.

  1. Protecting your privacy
  • We take precautions to prevent unauthorized access to or misuse of data about you.
  • We do not run ads, other than the classifieds posted by our users.
  • We do not share your data with third parties for marketing purposes.
  • We do not engage in cross-marketing or link-referral programs.
  • We do not employ tracking devices for marketing purposes.
  • We do not send you unsolicited communications for marketing purposes.
  • We do not engage in affiliate marketing (and prohibit it on SHCB).
  • We do provide email proxy & relay services to reduce unwanted email.
  • Please review privacy policies of any third-party sites linked to from SHCB.

 

  1. Circumstances in which we may disclose user data:
  • to vendors and service providers (e.g. payment processors) working on our behalf.
  • to respond to subpoenas, search warrants, court orders, or other legal process.
  • to protect our rights, property, or safety, or that of users of SHCB or the general public.
  • with your consent (e.g. if you authorize us to share data with other users).
  • in connection with a merger, bankruptcy, or sale/transfer of assets.
  • in aggregate/summary form, where it cannot reasonably be used to identify you.

 

International Users - By accessing SHCB or providing us data, you agree we may use and disclose data we collect as described here or as communicated to you, transmit it outside your resident jurisdiction, and store it on servers in the United States.  

 

Prohibited

Users must comply with all applicable laws, the SHCB terms of use, and all posted site rules.

Here is a partial list of goods, services, and content prohibited on StrongHandsClub:

  • weapons; firearms/guns and components; BB/pellet, stun, and spear guns; etc
  • ammunition, clips, cartridges, reloading materials, gunpowder, fireworks, explosives
  • offers, solicitation, or facilitation of illegal prostitution and/or sex trafficking
  • exploitation or endangerment of minors; child pornography
  • recalled items; hazardous materials; body parts/fluids; unsanitized bedding/clothing
  • prescription drugs, medical devices; controlled substances and related items
  • alcohol or tobacco; unpackaged or adulterated food or cosmetics
  • pet sales (re-homing with small adoption fee ok), animal parts, stud service
  • endangered, imperiled and/or protected species and any parts thereof, e.g. ivory
  • false, misleading, deceptive, or fraudulent content; bait and switch; keyword spam
  • offensive, obscene, defamatory, threatening, or malicious postings or email
  • anyone’s personal, identifying, confidential or proprietary information
  • food stamps, WIC vouchers, SNAP or WIC goods, governmental assistance
  • stolen property, property with serial number removed/altered, burglary tools, etc
  • ID cards, licenses, police insignia, government documents, birth certificates, etc
  • US military items not demilitarized in accord with Defense Department policy
  • counterfeit, replica, or pirated items; tickets or gift cards that restrict transfer
  • lottery or raffle tickets, sweepstakes entries, slot machines, gambling items
  • spam; miscategorized, overposted, cross-posted, or nonlocal content
  • postings or email the primary purpose of which is to drive traffic to a website
  • postings or email offering, promoting, or linking to unsolicited products or services
  • affiliate marketing; network, or multi-level marketing; pyramid schemes
  • any good, service, or content that violates the law or legal rights of others

Please don't use SHCB for these purposes and inform on anyone you see doing so.

Thanks for helping keep StrongHandsClub safe and useful for everyone.

In StrongHands We Trust.