Term Of Use

Terms of Use

LAST UPDATED: November 14, 2017

Welcome!

Thank you for using the Stock-Yard to promote, and market your cattle. The Stock-Yard connects cattle sellers and buyers based on location, in order to make buying and selling more simple and efficient than traditional ways.

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS CAREFULLY, AS THEY CONSTITUTE A LEGAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN YOU AND THE STOCK-YARD.

By using the services, you agree to be bound by these terms. If you do not agree to these term, you may not access or use the services.

1. Eligibility

No one under 13 years of age is allowed to create an account, or use the services. You must be 18 years or older to create an account with the Stock-Yard.

2. Modification to the Stock-Yard

We may at any time modify the Stock-Yard content, service, function, or feature with or without notice.

3. User Content and Right to Remove

Many of our services let you create, upload, post, send, receive, and store content. However, if we think your content violates these terms, we may review, access or delete your cattle post at any time and for any reason.

4. Relationships with Users

The Stock-Yard helps connect buyers and sellers in order to buy/sell cattle. We are not to be held liable for the listings or services that are exchanged between buyers and sellers. Also, we do not guarantee the identity of any buyer or seller. The Stock-Yard is not responsible in any transactions between the buyer and seller. Our role is strictly limited to store information provided by the seller in order to connect with a buyer. THERE WILL BE NO TRANSACTIONS BETWEEN BUYER AND SELLER WITHIN THE STOCK-YARD SERVICES.

5. Payment Method

You understand that use of the services may result in charges to you for the service or goods you receive. The Stock-Yard will receive and/or enable your payment of the applicable charges for goods obtained through your use of the services. The Stock-Yard reserves the right to establish, remove and/or revise charges for any or all services or goods obtained through the use of the services at any time.

A. Buyers: There are currently no fees to use the Stock-Yard services.

B. Sellers: Sellers are required to pay through our Payment Processor, Stripe, $1.99 per head to post cattle (ie: 5 head of cattle will cost the seller $9.95). Stripe uses and processes your payment information in accordance with Stripe’s Privacy Policy. The seller’s post will remain as a cattle post for 30 days. After 30 days, the seller has the option to renew post for $1.99 per head, or the post will expire.

C. Refunds: All payments are not refundable. At our discretion, some seller’s deposits may be eligible for a refund if the transaction is proved to be incomplete. Seller’s must contact support@thestock-yard.com, and state the reason for the incomplete purchase.

D. Delete Post: You may delete your cattle post at any time, but we do not provide any refund in relation to deleting cattle post.

E. Third Party Terms and Fees: Fees may be processed by third-party payment processers. The use of a third-party payment processor is subject to any additional terms and conditions, and fees imposed by such third-party payment processor.

F. Promotional Codes: The Stock-Yard may in its sole discretion, create referral and/or promotional codes that may be redeemed for discounts on future services. You agree that promotional codes; i) may not be duplicated or sold in any manner, ii) may be disabled by the Stock-Yard at any time for any reason, iii) may expire prior to your use.

7. Cookies:

Cookies are bits of electronic information that can be transferred to your computer or other electronic devices to uniquely identify your browser. The Stock-Yard uses a limited use of cookies and related technology, for example to enable interfacing with social media, and the use of Google Analytics to collect aggregated anonymous demographic, and statistical data.

8. Copyright:

A portion of the services is contributed by our users and is known as User Created Content (UCC). We do not check UCC for violations of copyright.  We therefore take reasonable steps to quickly remove from our services any infringing material that we become aware of. If you believe there is copyright infringing material on this site, please contact us at support@thestock-yard.com. Please provide us with sufficient information to identify the copyright works.

9. Indemnity

You agree, to indemnity and hold harmless, Ranahan Partners, LLC and its employees, representatives, agents and affiliates, against any and all claims, suits, action, or other proceeding brought against them based on or arising from any claim resulting from your breach of this agreement.  Including the following: complaints, charges, claims, damages, losses, costs, liabilities, and expenses (including attorney’s fees) due to i) your access to or use of the services; ii) your content, and iii) your breach of these terms.

10. Personal Information and Privacy:

You agree that we may use and maintain your data according to the Stock-Yard privacy policy. Please see privacy policy located under settings/legal information within the app for more details.

11. Limitation of Liability:

IN NO EVENT SHALL THE STOCK-YARD BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTAIL DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF PROFITS OR LOSS OF DATA. THE LIMITATIONS SET FORTH IN THIS SECTION WILL NOT LIMIT OR EXCLUDE LIABILITY FOR THE STOCK-YARD GROSS NEGLIGENCE, INTENTIONAL, WILLFUL, OR RECKLESS MISCONDUCT OR FRAUD.

12. Warranties and Disclaimers:

The Stock-Yard provides the app and their contents “AS IS”. WE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM, AND YOU WAIVE, ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITIONS, IMPLIES WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT AS TO THE STOCK-YARD SERVICE, INCLUDING THE INFORMATION, CONTENT AND MATERIALS CONTAINED THEREIN, AND ANY ITEMS SOLD THROUG THE STOCK-YARD SERVICE.

13. Arbitration, Class-Action Waiver, and Jury Waiver:

Except for any disputes, claims, suits, actions, causes of action, demands or proceedings rising out of or related to disputes in which either party seeks to bring an individual action in small claims court or seeks reasonable reprieve for the alleged unlawful use of intellectual property, including, without limitation, copyrights, trademarks, trade names, logos, trade secrets or patents, you and the Stock-Yard agree i) to waive your and the Stock-Yard’s respective rights to have any and all disputes arising from or related to these terms resolved in a court, and ii) to waive your and the Stock-Yard’s rights to a jury trial. Instead, you and the Stock-Yard agree to arbitrate disputes through binding arbitration.

14. Feedback:

Any comments or materials sent to us, including, but not limited to: ideas, questions, comments, suggestions, feedback regarding the Stock-Yard app, or any other products or services of the Stock-Yard, is non-confidential and will become our sole property. You agree that we may use your feedback, suggestions, or ideas in any way, including in future changes of the Stock-Yard, other products or services, or advertising and marketing materials.

15. Termination:

Without notice, the Stock-Yard reserves the right to terminate your access to all services without notice. Upon such termination, you will be denied access to any information or files you have stored on the Stock-Yard.

16. Compliance with Laws:

You must comply with applicable laws and regulations and, without limitation you must not use the Stock-Yard in connection with, or in continuance of any fraudulent scheme or purpose.

17. Severability

If any provision of these terms is found unenforceable, then that provision will be severed from these terms and not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.

18. Intellectual Property:

The services provided are the property of Ranahan Partners, LLC, and are subject to the intellectual property rights. The Stock-Yard app and content is protected by copyright, trade-marks, database, and other intellectual property rights. You may not modify, reproduce, copy or distribute any of the materials or content on the Stock-Yard without written permission from Ranahan Partners, LLC.