Web Site Terms and Conditions of Use

1. Terms

By accessing this web site, you are agreeing to be bound by these Web Site Terms and Conditions of Use, all applicable laws and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any and all applicable local laws; you further agree and represent that you have read and understand all of the provisions set forth herein and that you voluntarily agree to be bound thereby.  If you do not agree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from using or accessing this site. The materials contained in this web site are protected by copyright, trade mark, and other applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations, and, by accessing this web site, you agree to fully comply with the same.

2. Use of Materials

The materials on Thread’s web site, including without limitation, the content, organization, graphics, and design are for personal, non-commercial, transitory viewing only.  The materials on Thread’s web site are protected under applicable copyright and other intellectual property laws and regulations.  The copying, reproduction, use, modification and or publication by you of any such materials or any part of this web site are strictly prohibited without Thread’s prior express written authorization. 

3. Disclaimer

The materials on Thread’s web site are provided “as is,” “as available,” and Thread makes no warranties, express or implied, and hereby disclaims and negates all warranties, express or implied, including, without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of title, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and/or non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights with respect to this web site or any other with which it is linked.  Further, Thread does not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the use of the materials on its Internet web site or otherwise relating to such materials or on any sites with which this site is linked.  Thread shall have no liability whatsoever arising from, related to, resulting from, and/or caused by your use of, or reliance on, the materials contained in this website, including, without limitation, any indirect, incidental or consequential damages (including damages for loss of business, loss of profits, and attorneys’ fees), whether in contract or in tort or upon any other theory of liability.  This site and the materials and information contained therein would not be provided but for the foregoing limitations.  No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by you from Thread through the website shall create any warranty, representation or guarantee not otherwise expressly stated in this agreement.  All information and/or materials on the site are provided for general informational purposes and do not create an attorney client relationship or otherwise constitute professional advice and are not intended to be relied upon as professional advice.  It is your sole responsibility to evaluate the accuracy and completeness of all information available on this site or any website with which it is linked.

4. Indemnification

To the fullest extent of the law, you shall indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Thread, its officers, directors, employees, attorneys, and other agents and representatives from any and all liability, loss, damages, claim, and/or expense, including reasonable attorneys’ fees related to, and/or arising from, any violation of these Terms and Conditions and/or your use of Thread’s web site.

5. Limitations

In no event shall Thread or its suppliers be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of data or profit, or due to business interruption,) arising out of the use or inability to use the materials on Thread’s Internet site, including without limitation any damages arising from or related to viruses, even if Thread or a Thread authorized representative has been notified orally or in writing of the possibility of such damage. Because some jurisdictions do not allow limitations on implied warranties, or limitations of liability for consequential or incidental damages, these limitations may not apply to you.

6. Revisions and Errata

The materials appearing on Thread’s web site could include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. Thread does not warrant that any of the materials on its web site are accurate, complete, or current. Thread may make changes to the materials contained on its web site at any time without notice. Thread does not, however, make any commitment to update the materials.

7. Links

Thread has not reviewed all of the sites linked to its Internet web site and is not responsible for the contents of any such linked site. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement of the linked site by Thread. Use of any such linked web site is at the user’s own risk and is without representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, by Thread.  Thread does not operate or control any of the products, offerings, or services offered by any third party sites linked to its web site.  Thread is not a party to any transaction into which you may enter with a third party site.

8. Site Terms of Use Modifications

Thread may revise these Terms and Conditions at any time without notice. By using this web site you are agreeing to be bound by the current version of these Terms and Conditions then in existence.

9. Governing Law and Venue

The provisions of these Terms and Conditions and any and all matters or claims relating thereto or to Thread’s web site shall be governed, construed, interpreted and enforced in accordance with the substantive laws of the State of Maryland without regard to its conflict of law provisions.  You further agree that the Circuit Court of Maryland for Baltimore City shall have jurisdiction over any claims directly or indirectly arising from or related to these Terms and Conditions and/or your use of Thread’s website and that the said court shall be the appropriate venue for any and all such claims.  You are expressly consenting and agreeing in advance to such jurisdiction and venue and hereby waiving any claim that the aforesaid courts lack jurisdiction or are improper or inconvenient forums. 

10. Merger

These Terms and Conditions represent the final and entire agreement between you and Thread regarding your use and access of Thread’s website and neither you nor Thread shall be bound by any representations, terms, covenants, conditions, promises or understandings of any nature not expressly set forth herein or otherwise set forth in a writing signed by both parties.

11. Construction

These Terms and Conditions shall be construed without regard to any presumption or other rule requiring construction against the party who caused it to be drafted.

12. Severability

In the event any provision of these Terms and Conditions shall be deemed for any reason to be unenforceable, illegal, null, void, or otherwise invalid, then that provision alone shall have no effect and shall be stricken from the Terms and Conditions and the remaining provisions shall survive and shall be enforceable in accordance with their terms.