Last Updated: June 29, 2015
Hello! Terms of Service are rules you must agree to in order to use ClearForMe. Please read on!
Welcome to ClearForMe ("we," "us", or "our"), and thank you for your interest in becoming a user and member of the ClearForMe community. ClearForMe helps consumer make informed choices on cosmetics and personal care products through providing product ingredient information. Such services maybe be accessed through the ClearForMe website ("site") and content available on the Site ("Content") (collectively, the "Services"). The following terms and conditions (collectively, these "Terms of Service") apply to your use of ClearForMe including any content, functionality, and services offered on the ClearForMe site accessed across any and all mediums.
By accessing and/or using the Services, you accept and agree to follow and be legally bound by these Terms of Service, and you represent and warrant that you have the right, authority, and capacity to enter into the agreement. You may not use the Services if you are not of a legal age to form a binding contract and otherwise capable of entering into this agreement. If you do not agree to all the terms and conditions of this agreement, please do not use or access the Services.
Agreement. Use of ClearForMe's web, database, and/or mobile application properties, as well as any related content, regardless of media, is subject to the terms, conditions, and disclaimers set forth below and to all applicable laws and regulations. ClearForMe reserves the right to modify these disclaimers, terms, and conditions of access without advance notice. This agreement constitutes a binding contract between ClearForMe and you, the user. By accessing one of ClearForMe's Services, you hereby accept this User Agreement in full.
Use of Services at Your Own Risk. Your access to and use of the Services is at your own risk. ClearForMe will have no responsibility for any harm to your computing system, loss of data, or other harm to you or any third party, including, without limitation, any bodily harm, that results from your access to or use of the Services, or reliance on any information or advice with respect to any cosmetic or personal care products.
We will try our best to keep our database up-to-date, provide you with customer support and fix technical problems, but cannot promise that it will be done. ClearForMe welcomes your feedback and may provide you with customer support from time to time, at our sole discretion. However, we have no obligation to provide you with customer support of any kind. Any feedback or suggestions you provide to ClearForMe will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. As such, without a written agreement with ClearForMe that says otherwise, you agree that you will not submit to ClearForMe any information or ideas that you consider to be confidential or proprietary.
We reserve the right, at any time, to modify, suspend, or discontinue the Services with or without notice. We reserve the right to integrate into a different web service, migrate to a different URL, modify or discontinue, restrict or block access to, the Services without notice to you. ClearForMe may modify or remove any Content from the Services at any time without notice to you. We are not liable for any such modification, suspension, discontinuance or removal. You agree that ClearForMe will not be liable to you or to any third party for any changes to or removals of the Services.
Personal Use. ClearForMe’s Services are provided solely for your personal, non-commercial use. They are meant to help consumers make informed choices and decisions about products. You may not develop or derive for commercial sale, or any other use, any data in machine-readable or other form that incorporates or uses any substantial part of ClearForMe’s Services, nor transfer to or store any data residing or exchanged over ClearForMe’s Services in any electronic network for use by more than one user, unless you obtain prior written permission from ClearForMe. Specifically, unless explicitly authorized in these terms and conditions, or by the owner of the materials, you may not modify, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit, translate, sell, create derivative works, exploit, or distribute in any manner or medium any material from ClearForMe’s Services.
Dynamic Database. ClearForMe’s Services are dynamic, which means that product recommendations may change based on evolving science, new information, or other factors. Please be advised that ClearForMe does not recommend that companies create marketing materials based on ClearForMe’s services given that the recommendations may change as the database is updated. ClearForMe makes no representations or warranties about any of the products included in our services. ClearForMe hereby disclaims all warranties with regard to the products rated on its Services, including express warranties, statutory warranties, implied warranties of merchantability, or warranties of fitness for a particular purpose.
Risk Warning. By accessing ClearForMe’s Services, you acknowledge that any reliance upon any advice, opinion, statement, or other information displayed or distributed through ClearForMe’s Services is at your sole risk. ClearForMe reserves the right, in its sole discretion and without notice, to correct any errors, omissions, or publish any update in any portion of ClearForMe’s Services. You acknowledge and agree that ClearForMe is not responsible for any materials posted by other users of ClearForMe’s Services.
Warranty Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability. User accesses and uses ClearForMe's Services at your own risk.
IN PARTICULAR, THE SERVICES ARE NOT INTENDED TO BE USED FOR MEDICAL OR DIAGNOSTIC PURPOSES UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES. PLEASE CONSULT YOUR MEDICAL AND OTHER PROFESSIONALS AS NEEDED. THE SERVICES ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, OR ACCURACY.
NO ADVICE, OPINION, OR OTHER INFORMATION OBTAINED THROUGH CLEARFORME’S SERVICES, ORALLY OR IN ANY MEDIA, SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY FROM CLEARFORME NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THIS AGREEMENT. EXCEPT AS OTHERWISE STATED, CLEARFORME MAKES NO WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION REGARDING THE CONFIDENTIALITY OF ANY COMMUNICATION OR INFORMATION TRANSMITTED ON CLEARFORME’S SERVICES, OR ANY WEBSITE LINKED TO CLEARFORME'S DATABASES.
CLEARFORME AND ITS DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AND OTHER REPRESENTATIVES SHALL NOT BE LIABLE UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, PUNITIVE, OR OTHER DAMAGES, INCLUDING LOST PROFITS OR COSTS OR ATTORNEY'S FEES, UNDER ANY LEGAL THEORY INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, BREACH OF CONTRACT, BREACH OF WARRANTY, NEGLIGENCE, OR STRICT LIABILITY, REGARDLESS OF WHETHER CLEARFORME WAS INFORMED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. IN STATES THAT DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN CATEGORIES OF DAMAGES, CLEARFORME LIABILITY IS LIMITED TO THE FULLEST EXTENT ALLOWED BY SUCH STATES' LAWS.
ClearForMe Services As-Is. The Services and User Content are provided "as is," without warranty or condition of any kind, either express or implied. Without limiting the above, ClearForMe explicitly disclaims any warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title, quiet enjoyment or non-infringement.
No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained from ClearForMe or through the Site, Apps, Content, User Content, or Services, will create any warranty not expressly made in this Agreement or create any liability for ClearForMe.
Indemnification. You hereby agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless ClearForMe from and against any and all liability and costs incurred by ClearForMe in connection with any claim arising out of any breach or alleged breach of any of your representations, warranties, or obligations set forth in this User Agreement. You shall cooperate as fully as reasonably required in the defense of any claim.
User shall defend, indemnify and hold harmless ClearForMe and its officers, directors, employees and agents, from and against any and all third party claims, damages, losses or liabilities, including reasonable costs, expenses and attorney's fees, arising from User's use of and access to the Services, or violation by such use or User's contributions of Content of any third party right, including without limitation any copyright, property, or privacy right.
Accuracy. ClearForMe has worked to ensure the accuracy of the information it provides through its products and services, including through ClearForMe’s Services. The product ratings, images, conclusions, and findings that appear on ClearForMe’s properties reflect ClearForMe's best effort research at the time of publication. Please be advised that this information frequently relies on data obtained from many sources, and accordingly, ClearForMe cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information provided or any analysis based thereon. Moreover, in light of evolving regulatory and market conditions, subsequent product reformulations, and other factors, this information may no longer be current.
Product Information. ClearForMe does not assume any liability for inaccuracies about products, whether based on manufacturer information, third party information, ClearForMe users’ information, or on ratings and assessments generated by us. You should carefully read all information provided by the manufacturers of the products, whether online or on the actual product packaging and labels, including the ingredients, health claims, and allergen information before using a product. For additional information about a product, please contact the manufacturer directly. We also encourage you to conduct the appropriate research and obtain the necessary medical advice to determine the best cosmetic or personal care product for your needs.
Professional Healthcare Advice. The Services are not meant to be a substitute for advice provided by a qualified and licensed healthcare professional. You should not use the Services for the diagnosis or treatment of a health problem or disease. You should always consult your healthcare provider for more information about what products you should and should not use.
ClearForMe provides these Third Party Sites only as a convenience and does not review, approve, monitor, endorse, warrant, or make any representations with respect to Third Party Sites. Advertisements and other information provided by Third Party Sites may not be wholly accurate. You acknowledge sole responsibility for, and assume all risk arising from, your use of any such websites or resources. When you link to a Third Party Site, the applicable service provider's terms and policies, including privacy and data gathering practices, will govern your use.
Copyright. ClearForMe’s Services, and all other text and images contained in ClearForMe’s products, are protected by United States trademark and copyright law and/or other applicable law, and are the property of ClearForMe, except as otherwise identified. All copyrights and trademarks not the property of ClearForMe that are used or referred to in ClearForMe’s Services, and other ClearForMe products are the property of their respective owners. Nothing contained in the site or other products shall be construed as granting any license or other rights to any copyright, trademark, patent, or other property of ClearForMe, or any third-party, whether by implication, laches, estoppel or explicit grant.
Digital Millennium Copyright Act. The Digital Millennium Copyright Act ("DMCA"), as it relates to online service providers, requires removing material that allegedly violates someone’s copyright. ClearForMe respects others’ intellectual property rights, and reserves the right to delete or disable content alleged to be infringing from ClearForMe’s Services and to terminate the accounts of repeat alleged infringers.
You acknowledge that all the intellectual property rights, including copyrights, patents, trademarks, and trade secrets, in the Services are owned by ClearForMe. The provision of the Services does not transfer to you or any third party any rights, title or interest in or to such intellectual property rights. ClearForMe reserves all rights not granted in this Agreement.
Severability of Provisions. In the event that any provision of these Terms of Service is found to be invalid or unenforceable, the remaining provisions of these Terms of Service will remain in full force and effect.
Fee-Shifting, Choice of Law. If you attempt to bring any legal action against ClearForMe based in any way on its products or services, including ClearForMe’s Services, you agree that, in the event you do not prevail or ClearForMe does prevail, you will reimburse ClearForMe for any costs and attorneys fees associated with EWG’s defense of the action. The use of ClearForMe’s Services and any claim or dispute relating to ClearForMe shall be governed by the laws of the District of Columbia, without regard to its conflicts of law principles. Use of ClearForMe’s Services is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give full effect to all provisions of these terms of service, including without limitation this paragraph. If any provision or portion of these terms and conditions is held in whole or in part to be unenforceable for any reason, the remainder of that provision and of the entire User Agreement will be severable and will remain in effect, to the fullest degree consistent with the intent of this document.
Both parties agree that this Agreement is the complete and exclusive statement of the mutual understanding of the parties and supersedes and cancels all previous written and oral agreements, communications and other understandings relating to the subject matter of this Agreement. No agency, partnership, joint venture, or employment is created as a result of this Agreement and User does not have any authority of any kind to bind GoodGuide in any respect whatsoever.
This site is provided by ClearForMe on an "as is" basis for informational purposes only. This site should not be used to obtain medical advice under any circumstances. Please consult a medical professional if you are concerned about chemical exposures, allergies, etc.
ClearForMe does not warrant that the information shown here is accurate or complete, or make any other warranty of any kind.
Trademark Information. All trademarks, logos and service marks ("Marks") displayed on the Services are our property or the property of other third parties. You are not permitted to use these Marks without our prior written consent or the consent of such third parties who may own the Marks.
If you have any questions about these Terms of Service, please contact ClearForMe at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note that ClearForMe's web, database, and services are under constant development. New services are added frequently and this agreement may therefore be modified and updated on an ongoing basis. It is important to check back to this page regularly.