Terms & Agreements

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TERMS OF USE
Effective Date May 4, 2011

Welcome to the  www.toyotanewsroom.com (the "Site"). This Site is operated by Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc. (hereinafter referred to as "Toyota") and materials on the Site are owned, for the most part, by Toyota or its affiliated companies. The Site may also include materials owned by third parties and posted on the Site by virtue of a license, grant or some other form of agreement between the third party and Toyota.

Please read these Terms of Use detailed below (the "Terms") which set forth the legally binding terms governing your use of this Site. The Terms apply to all persons who visit this Site ("Visitors"), regardless of your level of participation; by visiting this Site you accept and agree to be bound by the Terms set forth herein.

In these Terms, "you" and "your" refer to each Visitor and his or her agents (unless the context requires otherwise), and "we", "us" and "our" refer collectively to Toyota. These Terms explain our obligations to you, and your obligations to us in relation to the Use of this Site.

THIS SITE IS ONLY INTENDED FOR VIEWING IN THE CONTINENTAL UNITED STATES IF YOU ARE EIGHTEEN YEARS OR OLDER and not a minor in your state of residence. If you are not an intended viewer, kindly do not use or view this Site. 
We may at any time revise these Terms by updating this posting. You are bound by such revisions and should therefore visit this page to review the current Terms from time to time. NOTE THAT THE TERMS OF USE APPLY ONLY TO THIS SITE, AND OTHER WEBSITES PROVIDED BY TOYOTA HAVE DIFFERENT TERMS AND CONDITIONS THAT APPLY TO THE USE OF THOSE SITES.

This Site is for editorial use only. Any other use of the Site requires the prior written consent of Toyota.

1. DESCRIPTION OF THIS SITE
This Site contains information regarding Toyota and its products and promotional programs, including advertising, logos, trademarks, pictures, information, digital images, and other content (collectively, "Content"), all of which is protected under copyright law and/or other federal and state laws. Content may be in the form of text, data, music, sound, graphics, images, pictures, photographs, videos, software or other forms now known or later invented.

The Toyota vehicles described on this Site contain uniquely American specifications and equipment and are offered for sale only in the continental U.S.A. 

2. ACCESS TO THIS SITE
Toyota reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify, suspend, discontinue or permanently cancel the Site's operation, or portions thereof, with or without notice to you.

3. DOWNLOADS FROM THIS SITE
When you download any content from this Site, you understand that it is owned by Toyota, its affiliate and/or licensors, as applicable, and protected by intellectual property laws. Toyota hereby grants, and you hereby accept, a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable, revocable right and license to download and use the object code version of the Download(s) on your own computer that is compatible solely for editorial use only. You acknowledge and agree that you may not reproduce, duplicate, modify, perform, transfer, post, distribute, sell, create derivative works of or otherwise use or make available the Download(s). No license is granted to you in the human readable code, known as the source code, of the content downloaded, and no rights are granted to you in any patents, copyrights, trade secrets, trademarks or any other rights in respect of the content of any Download(s). No Downloads should be depicted on any merchandise of any kind. You must provide all equipment and software necessary to connect to the Service, including, but not limited to, a computer (with internet access) that is in working order and suitable for use in connection with the Service. You are responsible for ensuring that your equipment and/or software do not disturb or interfere with Toyota’s or this Page’s operations or the Service. YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE PAGE AND/OR ANY SERVICE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY DOWNLOAD(S), IS SOLELY AT YOUR OWN RISK AND THAT YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER, ANY OTHER EQUIPMENT, OR LOSS OF DATA THAT MAY RESULT FROM YOUR USE OF THIS PAGE, THE SERVICE AND/OR DOWNLOAD(S). YOU AGREE THAT THE SERVICE IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS.

4. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY; COPYRIGHT AGENT
We respect the intellectual property of others, and we ask our users to do the same. If you are the owner of a United States copyright and you believe that your work has been copied on this Site in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, or your intellectual property rights have been otherwise violated, please provide our Copyright Agent the following information:

a. 
a physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright or other intellectual property interest;

b. 
a description of the copyrighted work or other intellectual property that you claim has been infringed;

c.  
a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on this Site;

d. 
your address, telephone number, and e-mail address;

e. 
a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and

f.  
a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright or intellectual property owner or authorized to act on the copyright or intellectual property owner's behalf.
Our agent for notice of claims of copyright or other intellectual property infringement can be reached as follows:

     By mail:
     Copyright Agent
     c/o Toyota Customer Experience-Mailstop WC11
     Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.
     19001 South Western Avenue
     Torrance, California 90501

     By phone: 1-800-331-4331
     By facsimile: 310-468-7814
     By e-mail: http://www.toyota.com/copyrightagent

NOTE: Communication to Toyota with respect to any product complaint should be directed to Toyota's Customer Relations Services at 800-331-4331, and not through this Site. Please do not submit ideas or suggestions regarding current or future Toyota products, promotions or advertising. For legal reasons, we do not accept such unsolicited ideas or suggestions.

5. INDEMNITY AND HOLD HARMLESS
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Toyota and its parent, subsidiaries and affiliates, their respective distributors, dealers, dealer associations and advertising and promotions agencies, together with their respective employees, agents, directors, officers and shareholders (collectively, "Toyota Parties"), from and against all the liabilities, claims, damages and expenses (including reasonable attorneys' fees and costs) arising out of your use of this Site, your breach or alleged breach of these Terms, or your breach or alleged violation of the patent, copyright, trademark, proprietary or other rights of third parties.

6. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES.
You understand and agree that your use of the Site is solely at your own risk and that you will be solely responsible for any damage to your mobile device or computer or any other equipment or loss of data that may result from your use of this Site.

This Site and its Content are provided on an "AS IS" and "AS AVAILABLE" basis without any warranty of any kind, expressed, implied or statutory. We specifically disclaim any implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement.

Toyota makes no warranties that this Site or any material obtained through herein will meet your requirements, or that this Site will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, non-infringing or error free. You understand and agree that you are responsible for any and all charges, costs and/or expenses for use of the Site. No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by you from us or through this Site shall create any warranty not expressly made herein. You may not rely on any such information or advice. To the extent jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of certain warranties, some of the above exclusions may not apply to you. We assume no liability or responsibility for any errors or omissions in the content of this Site. We do not make any warranty or representation that your use of the material displayed on, or obtained through, this Site is non-infringing of any rights of any third party.

Any decision or action taken by you on the basis of information or content provided on this site is at your sole discretion and risk. We are not responsible or liable for any such decision, or for the accuracy, completeness, usefulness, or availability of any content displayed, transmitted, or otherwise made available on this Site.

7. LIMITATION OF LIABILITIES AND RELEASE OF LIABILITY
Except in jurisdictions where such provisions are restricted, you agree that Toyota's entire liability to you or any third person, and your or any third person's exclusive remedy, in law, in equity, or otherwise, with respect to the service provided under these Terms of Use and/or for any breach of these Terms is solely limited to the amount fifty cents ($.50). Except in jurisdictions where such provisions are restricted, Toyota parties and their licensors and contractors (including any third parties providing all or part of the service) (collectively, "released parties") shall not be liable for any indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages even if the released parties have been advised of the possibility of such damages. To the extent that a state does not permit the exclusion or limitation of liability as set forth herein our liability is limited to the maximum extent permitted by law in such states.

You hereby release, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless each of the released parties from and against any claims, damages, expenses and liability arising from or related to any injuries, damages or losses to any person (including death) or property of any kind resulting in whole or part, directly or indirectly, from your use of this Site.

8. NO OFFER TO SELL OR LEASE
All of the information contained in this Site is for information purposes only and in no way constitutes an offer to buy or sell Toyota vehicles. The purchase of any Toyota vehicle shall be subject to the terms and conditions of the applicable sale, lease or retail installment contract. The MSRPs (Manufacturers Suggested Retail Price) listed on this site exclude tax, title, license and registration. Actual dealer price may vary. This site shall not be used or relied upon by you as a substitute for information that is available to you from an authorized Toyota automobile dealer.

9. MISCELLANEOUS
(a) Notices And Announcements: Except as expressly provided otherwise herein, all notices to Toyota shall be in writing and delivered via overnight courier or certified mail, return receipt requested to:

Toyota Customer Relations - Mailstop WC11
19001 S. Western Ave.
Torrance, CA 90501

(b) Severability: If any provision of these Terms of Use are unlawful, void or unenforceable, that provision is deemed severable from these Terms and does not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.

(c) Entire Agreement: These Terms constitute the entire, complete and exclusive agreement between you and us regarding this Site and supersedes all prior agreements and understandings with respect to the subject matter of these Terms.

(d) Waiver: The remedies of Toyota set forth in these Terms shall be cumulative and not alternative, and the election of one remedy for a breach shall not preclude pursuit of other remedies. Any failure by us, at any time or from time to time, to enforce any of our rights under these Terms shall not constitute a waiver of such right.
 
GUIDELINES FOR EXTERNAL SITES
If you would like to use Toyota information or link to toyotanewsroom.com, please read and comply with the following guidelines and all applicable laws.

External Site Use of Toyota Information
Third-party sites must have prior written approval before using any text, trademarks, graphics or photographs from any Toyota source, such as Web sites or brochures.

Third-party sites may use brand or model names in site texts only to the extent necessary to identify Toyota products. Any other use of Toyota brand names or any use of Toyota logos, trademarks, service marks, model names or service names is expressly not allowed. Also not allowed is the use of text or any other material in any way that implies sponsorship, approval of or affiliation with Toyota.

External Site Naming Guidelines
Third parties may not use a brand, product name or other confusingly similar word or group of letters in a domain name (similar to the brand names, trademarks and/or trade names of Toyota and/or its affiliated companies) without prior written Toyota approval.

No Misrepresentation
Third-party sites must not in any way imply that Toyota is endorsing it or its products or services; must not misrepresent its relationship with Toyota; must not present false information about Toyota; must not be a site that infringes any intellectual property or other right of any person or that otherwise does not comply with all relevant laws and regulations; and must not be a site that contains content that could be construed as distasteful, offensive or controversial.

Linking to toyotanewsroom.com
Third-party sites may not use links to toyotanewsroom.com in any way that implies sponsorship or affiliation. Furthermore, when linking to toyotanewsroom.com, that site may not appear as a frame within the site that provides the link or appear in any way that makes the destination site appear to be content belonging to the site containing the link.

External Site Disclaimer
Third-party sites must include a prominently displayed disclaimer on the home page stating that the site is not authorized by or affiliated with Toyota.
 
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