By using the Site, you agree to comply with this Acceptable Use Policy (the “Policy”) and to indemnify The Gathering Shops against any claims by third parties arising from your violation of the Policy. You must exercise judgment and responsibility with respect to your use of our Site. You may only use the Site for lawful purposes and may not use the Site to harm others.

Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, you acknowledge and agree that you will not:

Use the Site in violation of any local, state, federal or international law or regulation, including those governing The Gathering Shops’ business or activities, including without limitation the laws and regulations governing unfair competition, false advertising, consumer protection, obscenity, spamming, and privacy;

Use the Site in a manner that infringes another's copyrights, patents, trademarks, service marks, trade names, trade secrets, or other intellectual property rights, or rights of publicity;

Use the Site in a manner that presents a security risk or that may interfere with the operation of the Site;

Use the Site to engage in libel, defamation, harassment, misappropriation of trade secrets, intentional misrepresentation or fraud, or wrongful publication of private information;

Post or transmit any unlawful, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, inflammatory, pornographic, profane material, hate speech, or any material that could constitute or encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any law, as determined by The Gathering Shops in its sole discretion. The Gathering Shopstakes no responsibility for monitoring such content or in evaluating it;

Post advertisements, solicitations of business, promotional materials, "junk mail", "spam," "chain letters," "pyramid schemes" or any other form of solicitation; 

Impersonate another person;

Harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including e-mail addresses, without their consent; 

Allow any other person or entity to use your identification for posting or viewing comments;

Harass, threaten, stalk, or abuse any person;

Engage in any other conduct that restricts or inhibits any other person from using or enjoying the site, or which, in the sole discretion of The Gathering Shops, exposes The Gathering Shops or any of its customers or suppliers to any liability or detriment of any type;

Introduce viruses, worms, corrupted data or any other computer programming routines that damage, interfere with, intercept, or expropriate any system, data, or personal information;

Use the Site to gain illegal or unauthorized access to other computers or networks through hacking or other means;

Reproduce, reverse engineer, reverse assemble, copy, or otherwise attempt to discover the source code, distribute, transmit, display, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer or sell any information, software, products or services obtained through the Site or services;

Access the Site or services by any means other than through the standard industry-accepted or The Gathering Shops-provided interfaces;

Delete any author attributions, legal notices or proprietary designations or labels that you upload to any communication feature;

Delete or revise any material posted by any other person or entity;

Manipulate or otherwise display the Site and/or services by using framing or similar navigational technology;

Register, subscribe, attempt to register, attempt to subscribe, unsubscribe, or attempt to unsubscribe any party for any The Gathering Shops product or service if you are not expressly authorized by such party to do so;

Use the Site and/or the services for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms and Conditions. You may not use the Site or services in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden or impair The Gathering Shops' servers or networks, or interfere with any other user's use and enjoyment of the Site and/or the services. Furthermore, you may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to any of the Site, services, accounts, computer systems or networks connected to The Gathering Shops through hacking, password mining or any other means. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available through the Site or services; or

Assist or permit any person to engage in any of the activities described above.