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This Privacy Policy (“Policy”) applies only to information collected through the Bubbles web site at http://www.bubblessalons.com (“Site”) which is owned by Bubbles, Inc. and its affiliates and agents (“Bubbles”, “we”, “our”) and not to information collected offline. By using the Site, you consent to this Policy. If you do not agree to the Policy you should immediately cease all use of the Site.

We respect your privacy. When you visit the Site we may collect certain data as to what pages or links you access to better understand how the Site is utilized. If you elect to submit information through the Site (e.g., contact us, register for a promotion, or to purchase a gift card) you will be asked to provide certain personally identifiable information such as your name, address, email address, telephone number and other information if necessary to purchase a gift card.

Personally identifiable information will only be shared with third parties to further the purpose for which you provide such information (e.g., to process your gift card purchase or registration) with limited exception. Such narrow exceptions include disclosure: (i) to our affiliated companies when used to provide joint services or for purposes such as internal statistics, strategy, verification and security; (ii) when we believe in good faith that the law requires it or to protect our rights, property or interests and/or that of our affiliates, employees and agents; and (iii) when such third parties provide services in relation to the Site such as verification and processing of information, marketing analysis, and contest/sweepstakes administration, however such providers are not to retain, share, store or use such personally identifiable information for any unrelated secondary purpose.

We take every reasonable precaution to protect the information you provide us on the Site, however if you transmit information through the Site you are doing so at your own risk. This Site contains links to other websites maintained by third parties. Please be aware that we exercise no control over such third party sites and are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such third party sites. Such sites follow their own independent privacy and data collection policies and procedures, which are not covered by this Policy.

We reserve the right to modify, alter, suspend or update this Policy at any time without prior notice. Any changes to our Policy will be posted on the Site. Your continued use of this Site after any such changes will be considered acceptance of those changes. If you have any questions regarding your personal information or this Policy you may call our Client Service line at 1-866-257-8953 (1-866-25-STYLE). Please also visit our Terms and Conditions section which governs the use of the Site.

Welcome to the Bubbles® website (the “Site”) which is owned, operated, and provided to you (“You” or “your”) by Bubbles, Inc., a District of Columbia corporation, and its management company, Ratner Companies, L.C. (collectively, for purposes herein, “Bubbles”), and affiliates.  Please read these Terms and Conditions (“Terms”) and our Privacy Policy carefully before using the Site.

1. AGREEMENT.
By accessing or using the Site, You agree to abide by these Terms contained herein as to access and use. If You do not wish to abide by these Terms, You may not access or use the Site. From time to time, Bubbles may revise these Terms without any notice to You. You agree that, each time You access or use the Site, You shall review and abide by the then current version of these Terms. Your continued use of this Site after any such changes will be considered your acceptance of those changes.

2. PRIVACY POLICY/SOCIAL MEDIA.
Bubbles’s Privacy Policy (located at http://www.bubblessalons.com/privacy-terms/, the “Privacy Policy”) is incorporated herein, by reference, as if fully set forth herein. In case of a conflict between any provision of the Privacy Policy and any provision of these Terms, the provision of these Terms will apply. Bubbles may also from time to time adopt certain other specific terms of use and/or guidelines (“Terms of Use”), which upon adoption and inclusion therein of a reference to these Terms shall be incorporated herein, by reference, as if fully set forth herein.

3. USE OF SITE/ELIGIBILITY/COMPLIANCE.
The Site must be used only for the purposes expressly set forth on the Site. Any other use of the Site is prohibited. You may not use the Site in any way that violates applicable state, federal, or international laws, regulations or other government requirements. The Site is not intended to be used by persons under the age of 18. You represent and warrant that You are at least eighteen (18) years of age.

Notwithstanding any other provision of these Terms, You shall not: (a) access or use the Site for any purpose that is unlawful; (b) access or use the Site for any purpose that is not expressly permitted by the Site or these Terms; (c) access or use the Site in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair any Bubbles computer system, server, or network; (d) access or use the Site in any manner that interferes with any other person’s access or use of the Site; (e) attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Site, other accounts, or any Bubbles computer system, server, or network; or (f) access or use materials or information through any means not intentionally made available by Bubbles. 

If You fail to abide these Terms in any way or any relevant law, rule or regulation, Bubbles may prohibit You from accessing or using the Site. No action or omission by Bubbles shall be deemed to be a waiver of any right or remedy provided under these Terms or under applicable law. Bubbles reserves the right to immediately terminate your use of, or access to, this Site at any time, without notice.

4. THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES, COMPANIES, AND PRODUCTS.
This Site may include links to one or more external websites or resources owned and operated by third parties. These links do not constitute or imply an endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation by Bubbles of the third party, the third party website or the, information, goods, services or other materials contained therein. If You use these links You will leave the Site and will be subject to the terms of use and/or privacy policies or practices applicable to such websites. Use of and access to any third party website is at your own risk and Bubbles will have no liability arising out of or related to use of such third party website.

5. SWEEPSTAKES AND/OR CONTESTS.
Any sweepstakes, contests, and/or other promotions run on the Site or referenced in connection with the Site (“Promotions”), shall be governed by the associated rules provided or posted in connection with such Promotions. Promotions may require the participant to provide some personally identifiable information such as full name, address, e-mail address, and phone number, in order to participate. Please see the Privacy Policy regarding the use of such information.

6. CONTENT.
You acknowledge that the Site permits the users of the Site (each, a “User”, collectively “Users”) to browse, view, download, and upload certain content subject to these Terms. You acknowledge that You are responsible for any and all content, information, profiles, goals, opinions, messages, comments, photos, videos and any other content or material that You submit, upload, post, share or otherwise make available on or through the Site ("Submitted Content"). As to any Submitted Content that You submit, upload, post to, repost, share or otherwise make available on or through the Site by any means (such act, a “Post”), You represent and warrant that the Submitted Content is wholly complete, true, and accurate; and that You are the sole owner of the Submitted Content or have all rights, licenses, consents, approvals and releases that are necessary and appropriate to grant to Bubbles and all Users all rights in such Submitted Content, as are contemplated under these Terms. You shall not Post Submitted Content that is not wholly complete, true, and accurate; or of which You are not the sole owner or the possessor of all rights, licenses, consents, and releases that are necessary and appropriate to grant to Bubbles and all other Users all rights in such Submitted Content, as contemplated by these Terms.

As to any Submitted Content, You grant to Bubbles and all Users an irrevocable, non-exclusive, transferable, sublicensable, perpetual, worldwide and royalty-free license (“License”) to (in any media, whether now known or not currently known or invented) link to, utilize, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, use, copy, encode, adapt, store, archive, distribute, transmit, share, modify, translate, publicly display, and create derivative works from, the Submitted Content, throughout the world and in any and all advertising and promotional materials, including without limitation the Site, any Bubbles branded social media and/or blogs and in any manner or media whatsoever for purposes of art, advertising, editorial, trade, or promotion or any other purpose whatsoever.Additionally, You grant to Bubbles and all Users the right to use the name or user identification You submit in connection with any Submitted Content.

As to any Submitted Content which is a photograph, video, or other display of likeness, voice or biographical or identifiable information (such aforedescribed Submitted Content is known as the, “Photo Content”), You represent and warrant that the subject of the Photo Content (“Subject”) is: (a) You; or (b) a minor (aged 13 years of age or older) of whom You are the parent or legal guardian. You shall not Post to or through the Site any Photo Content that depicts any person other than You or a minor (age 13 years or older) of whom You are the parent or legal guardian. As to any Photo Content, You, on behalf of yourself or as the parent or legal guardian of Subject, grant to Bubbles and all Users the irrevocable right, and permission to display, reproduce, broadcast, publish, or otherwise use Subject’s name and likeness and Photo Content, separately or in conjunction with other photographs or Submitted Content, throughout the world and in any and all advertising and promotional materials, including without limitation the Site, and in any manner or media whatsoever for purposes of art, advertising, editorial, trade, or promotion or any other purpose whatsoever.

You shall not Post any Submitted Content that: (a) is harmful; vulgar; obscene; profane; sexually explicit; abusive; threatening; privacy invading; defamatory; racially, ethnically, or otherwise objectionable; or unlawful in any way; or (b) infringes, violates, or may infringe or violate, any intellectual property or other right of another person. Acknowledge that Bubbles does not endorse or pre-screen Submitted Content. Bubbles shall have the right, but not the obligation (in Bubbles’s sole discretion) to reject, edit, move, or remove any Submitted Content from the Site.

7. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY.
The Site, the design of this Site and all text, graphics, logos, Marks, photographs, audio visual, information, content, processes, and other material displayed on or that can be downloaded from the Site, other than the Submitted Content (“Proprietary Content”) are protected by U.S. and or foreign copyright, trademark, and possibly patent and other laws and are either owned by Bubbles its partners, management company, subsidiaries, affiliates, related entities, contributors or other third parties who have authorized their use on the Site (“Affiliates”). Copyrights in the Proprietary Content are owned by Bubbles, the Affiliates or other copyright owners who have authorized their use on the Site. The trademarks, service marks, trade names, service marks, and all associated logos, symbols, or images, that appear throughout the Site (“Marks”) are proprietary to Bubbles and/or Affiliates and are protected by applicable law. You are prohibited from and may not reproduce, copy, replicate, manipulate, display, distribute, publish, modify, Post or use the Proprietary Content (including without limitation of the Marks) in any way or manner without the prior express written permission of Bubbles or the applicable owner of the same. 

8. DMCA NOTICE PROCEDURE.
Bubbles will respond to allegations of copyright infringement in accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (the“DMCA”). If You believe that your work was copied or posted on the Site in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please contact our designated agent, Lester D. Mardiks, c/o Ratner Companies, L.C., 1577 Spring Hill Road, Suite 500, Vienna, Virginia 22182, Attn: Legal (DMCA), Phone: 703-269-5269, Fax: 703-269-5418, lmardiks@ratnerco.com. 

Your notification of alleged infringement must comply with the provisions of the DMCA and must include the following information: (1) a description of the copyrighted work which You claim has been infringed (if You are not the owner of the work, You must also include your electronic or digital signature as a person authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner); (2) a description of where the allegedly infringing material is located on the Site; (3) information reasonably sufficient to permit Bubbles to contact You (such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an email address where You may be reached); (4) a statement that You have a good faith belief that the use of the allegedly infringing material is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and (5) a statement by You, made under penalty of perjury, that the information in your notification is accurate, and that You are the copyright owner or are authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf.

Upon receipt of such written notification, conforming to the DMCA and containing the information described in this Section, Bubbles will remove or disable access to the allegedly infringing material, forward the written notification to the alleged infringer, and attempt to promptly notify the alleged infringer that the allegedly infringing material has been removed. If allegedly infringing material is removed by Bubbles, the alleged infringer may deliver a counter-notification to Bubbles’s designated agent which complies with the provisions of the DMCA and includes the following information: (1) a physical or electronic signature of the alleged infringer; (2) a description of the of the material that has been removed, or to which access has been disabled, and the location at which the material appeared on the Site before it was removed or access to it was disabled; (3) a statement, under penalty of perjury, that the alleged infringer has a good faith belief that the material was removed or disabled as a result of mistake or misidentification of the material to be removed or disabled; (4) the alleged infringer’s name, address, and telephone number, and a statement that the alleged infringer consents to the jurisdiction of United States District Court for the judicial district in which the address is located, or if the alleged infringer’s address is outside of the United States, for any judicial district in which Bubbles may be found, and that the alleged infringer will accept service of process from the person who provided the notification or an agent of such person.

Upon receipt of a counter-notification, conforming to the DMCA and containing the information described in this Section, Bubbles will promptly provide You, the party who delivered the original notification, with a copy of the counter-notification and inform You that it will replace the removed material, or cease disabling access to it, within ten business days. If Bubbles’s designated agent does not receive notice from You that an action has been filed seeking a court order to prohibit the alleged infringer from engaging in the infringing activity complained of in the original notification, Bubbles will replace the removed material, or cease disabling access to it, within ten to fourteen business days after receipt of the counter-notification.

9. NO WARRANTY/DISCLAIMER.
THE SITE AND ALL OF ITS CONTENT ARE PROVIDED “AS IS,” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY APPLICABLE LAW, BUBBLES DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. YOUR USE OF THE SITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. THE SITE MAY CONTAIN LINKS TO OTHER SITES. BUBBLES IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CONTENT OR PRIVACY POLICIES OF THOSE SITES. ANY CONTENT OR MATERIAL DOWNLOADED, OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE SITE IS ACCESSED AT YOUR OWN RISK AND YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF SUCH MATERIAL. 

10. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY.
IN NO EVENT SHALL BUBBLES AND ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, SHAREHOLDERS, AGENTS, SUCCESSORS OR ASSIGNS (“BUBBLES PARTIES”) BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES WHATSOEVER ARISING FROM ACCESS OR USE OF, OR INABILITY TO ACCESS OR USE, THE SITE, ITS CONTENT ANY THIRD PARTY WEBSITES LINKED TO THIS SITE, ANY TRANSACTIONS CONDUCTED THROUGH OR FACILITATED BY THE SITE, OR ANY MATTER RELATING TO THE SITE, ITS CONTENT OR THESE TERMS. IN NO EVENT SHALL BUBBLES AND/OR BUBBLES PARTIES BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER ARISING FROM CONTENT (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION SUBMITTED CONTENT) PROVIDED BY OR REPRESENTATIONS MADE BY ANOTHER USER OF THE SITE. IN ANY EVENT, BUBBLES’S ENTIRE LIABILITY TO YOU UNDER ANY PROVISION OF THESE TERMS OR ARISING FROM YOUR ACCESS OR USE OF THE SITE OR ITS CONTENT SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE AMOUNT ACTUALLY PAID BY YOU TO BUBBLES PURSUANT TO THESE TERMS. 

11. INDEMNITY.
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Bubbles, its officers, directors, employees, and agents, Creative or the Affiliates or any of their respective officers, directors, employees, shareholders, agents, successors or assigns from and against any claims, liabilities, damages, actions, expenses or demands, including, without limitation, all reasonable attorney’s fees and costs, made by any third party due to or resulting from your access or use of the Site, its contents and any breach (or alleged breach) of these Terms by You, any false representation made by You in these Terms, your breach or alleged breach of the copyright, trademark, proprietary or other rights of any third party or any breach of a warranty made by You in these Terms. You agree to pay for all royalties, fees, damages and any other monies owing to any person by reason of any Submitted Content You Post. You further agree that you will not upload, Post or otherwise make available on the Site any material protected by copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret or any other proprietary right without the express permission of the owner of such copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret or other proprietary right owned by a third party, and the burden of determining whether any material is protected by any such right is on You. You shall be solely liable for damage resulting from your account, or any infringement of copyrights, trademarks, patents, or other proprietary rights, or any violations of rights of privacy or publicity, or any other harm resulting from any Submitted Content that You Post. 

12. MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS.
If any provision of these Terms shall be unlawful, void or unenforceable for any reason, the other provisions (and any partially-enforceable provision) shall not be affected thereby and shall remain valid and enforceable to the maximum possible extent. The Terms will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia without regard to its conflict of law provisions. Any action seeking legal or equitable relief or any legal proceeding (including without limitation any tort claim) arising out of or relating to the Site, its content or these Terms will be brought only in the courts of the Commonwealth of Virginia or the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia or in the courts of Fairfax County, Virginia. Each party hereby submits to the exclusive jurisdiction of those courts for the purposes of any such proceeding and waives any claim that any legal proceeding (including, without limitation, any tort claim) brought in accordance with this Section has been brought in an inconvenient forum or that the venue of that proceeding is improper. In the event that any provision of these Terms is invalidated by a court of competent jurisdiction, then all of the remaining provisions of the Terms shall continue unabated and in full force and effect. Should any party breach these Terms the non-breaching party shall be entitled to an award of its costs and reasonable attorneys’ fees expended in any action based upon the terms of this Agreement in any case in which it is the substantially prevailing party. The Terms shall apply in addition to, and shall not be superseded by, any other written agreement between Bubbles in relation to your participation as a User. The Terms shall be binding upon each of the parties and upon their respective successors and assigns, and shall inure to the benefit of each of the parties and to their respective successors and assigns. These Terms and the Privacy Policy (and any Terms of Use) contain the entire understanding and agreement between You and Bubbles with respect to the Site, its contents and use thereof and the contents contained herein, and supersede all prior or contemporaneous communications whether electronic, oral or written with respect to the same. These Terms are not intended to confer upon any person, other than the parties, any rights or remedies. 

13. QUESTIONS.
Please call our Client service line at 1-866-257-8953 (1-866-25-STYLE) if You have any questions, requests or comments regarding, or problems with, this Site.