Terms of Service

 

These Terms of Service (“Terms”) are a legal agreement between you and Breaking Muscle, LLC (“BM,” “us,” or “we”) regarding your use of services available at www.breakingmuscle.com, including any downloadable software program that you are accessing or installing on your device or personal computer and the services available through that software program (together, the “Service”).

 

BY USING ANY PORTION OF THE SERVICE, YOU ARE AGREEING TO BE BOUND BY AND ARE BECOMING A PARTY TO THESE TERMS. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS, DO NOT USE THE SERVICE.

 

If you are using the Service on behalf of your employer, you represent that you are authorized to accept these Terms on your employer’s behalf.

 

Service Description

 

The Service is a health and wellness platform delivering content and training programs freely or through paid subscription. Users of the Service users may log their fitness activities; see, comment and like the activities of other users; and receive analysis and insights from the Service about their progress.

 

Service about their progress.

 

Users may also download training materials from other users and coaches, some of which is provided for a fee.

 

Eligibility

 

You must be 18 years of age or older to use the Service. You represent and warrant that any profile information you submit is true and accurate and that you are 18 years of age or older and are fully able and competent to enter into, and abide by these Terms. The Service is not intended for those under the age of 18. Use of the Service is void where prohibited.

 

Health Disclaimer

 

Physical exercise, in all of its forms and with or without the use of equipment such as barbells, kettlebells or any other equipment that may be suggested by BM content or training programs, is a strenuous physical activity. Accordingly, you are urged and advised to seek the advice of a physician before beginning any physical exercise regimen, routine, and program or using any suggested equipment, shown on the Website. BM is not a medical organization and its coaches or staff cannot give you medical advice or diagnosis. All suggestions and comments relating to the use of equipment, poses, moves and instruction are not required to be performed by you and are carried out at your election while using BM training programs. Nothing contained in this Website should be construed as any form of such medical advice or diagnosis.

 

By using the Website you represent that you understand that physical exercise involves strenuous physical movement, and that such activity carries the risk of injury whether physical or mental. You understand that it is your responsibility to judge your physical and mental capabilities for such activities. It is your responsibility to ensure that by participating in classes and activities from BM, you will not exceed your limits while performing such activity, and you will select the appropriate level of activity for your skills and abilities, as well as for any mental or physical conditions and/or limitations you have. You understand that, from time to time coaches may suggest physical adjustments or the use of equipment and it is your sole responsibility to determine if any such suggested adjustment or equipment is appropriate for your level of ability and physical and mental condition. You expressly waive and release any claim that you may have at any time for injury of any kind against BM, or any person or entity involved with BM, including without limitation its directors, principals, coaches, independent contractors, employees, agents, contractors, affiliates and representatives.

 

 

Account

 

In order to use the Service, you must create an account. When registering for an account, you must provide accurate and complete information and promptly update this information to keep it current. If you provide any information that is inaccurate or incomplete, or we have reason to believe that the information is inaccurate or incomplete, we may suspend or terminate your account and your use of Service.

You are solely responsible for all activities that occur through your account. To protect your account from unauthorized use, do not provide your username or password to anyone else. Please notify us immediately of any unauthorized use of your account or any other breach of security by sending an email to info@breakingmuscle.com.

 

License

 

Subject to the terms and conditions of these Terms, BM grants you a personal, non-exclusive, non-assignable, non-transferable, revocable license to access and use the Service, including a reasonable number of copies of any content, material or software made available by BM, for noncommercial and personal use only.

 

You must comply with all applicable laws when using the Service. Except as may be expressly permitted by applicable law or expressly enabled by a feature of the Service, you will not, and will not permit anyone else to: (a) store, copy, modify, or distribute any of the content made available on the Service; (b) compile or collect any content available on the Service as part of a database or other work; (c) use any automated tool (e.g., robots, spiders) or manual process to monitor, store, copy, modify, distribute, or resell any content from the Service; (d) frame or otherwise incorporate the Service or any portion of the Service as part of another website or service; (e) reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell, or exploit for any commercial purposes any portion of the Service (including the display of third party advertising); (f) circumvent or disable any digital rights management, usage rules, or other security features of the Service, or any content available on the Service; (g) use the Service in a manner that threatens the integrity, performance, or availability of the Service; (h) remove, alter, or obscure any proprietary notices (including copyright notices) on any portion of the Service or any content available from the Service; or (i) include any personal or identifying information about another person in your User Content (defined below) without that person’s explicit consent.

 

User Content

 

In connection with registration for a BM account, users may upload photos or other materials or information to the Service (“User Content”). You agree that you will not upload User Content to the Service unless you have created that content yourself, or you have permission from the copyright owner to do so.

 

Communications in chat areas, forums, bulletin boards, communities, groups, or other public or common areas of the Service are not private communications. You should use caution when submitting any User Content that contains your personal information to a public or common area of the Service.

 

For any User Content that you upload to the Service, you grant us and our subsidiaries, affiliates, and successors: (a) a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, fully-paid, perpetual, irrevocable, transferable, and fully sub licensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, prepare derivative works of, distribute, publicly perform, and publicly display that User Content throughout the world in any media in connection with the Service and BM’s business, including without limitation for promoting the Service; and (b) the right to use the name that you submit in connection with your User Content, if we choose. You retain all rights in your User Content, subject to the rights granted to BM in these Terms. You may modify or remove your User Content via your BM Account or by terminating your BM Account, but BM may, in accordance with BM’s Privacy Policy, retain in its systems and use non-personally identifiable data that is derived from your User Content.

 

You agree not to upload to the Service or otherwise post, transmit, distribute, or disseminate through the Service any material that: (i) is false, misleading, unlawful, obscene, indecent, lewd, pornographic, defamatory, libelous, threatening, harassing, hateful, inflammatory, abusive, abusive, inflammatory; (ii) encourages conduct that would be considered a criminal offense or gives rise to civil liability; (iii) breaches any duty toward or rights of any person or entity, including rights of publicity or privacy; (iv) contains corrupted data or any other harmful, disruptive, or destructive files; (v) advertises products or services competitive with BM’s or its partners’ products and services, as determined by BM in its sole discretion; or (vi) in BM’s sole judgment, is objectionable, restricts or inhibits any person or entity from using or enjoying any portion of the Service, or which may expose BM, its affiliates, or users to harm or liability of any nature.

 

Although BM has no obligation to screen, edit, or monitor any User Content, BM reserves the right, and has absolute discretion, to remove, screen, edit, or disable any User Content at any time and for any reason without notice. You understand that by using the Service, you may be exposed to User Content that is offensive, indecent, objectionable, or inaccurate. We take no responsibility and assume no liability for any User Content, including any loss or damage to any of your User Content.

 

Licensed Content

 

Content on the Service, including User Content and Paid Content provided by other users, has been licensed to BM in accordance with various licensing agreements between BM and the persons or entities who own the rights to that content ("Licensed Content"). Licensed Content is protected by intellectual property laws.

The Licensed Content is provided for informational purposes only. The Licensed Content is not intended to be a substitute for professional fitness or medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health or fitness provider with any questions you may have regarding a fitness regimen or medical condition. Do not disregard professional advice because of something you have read on the Service.

 

Any opinion, advice, statement, service, offer, or other information that constitutes part of the Licensed Content expressed or made available via the Service are those of the respective authors or producers and not of BM or its directors, officers, employees, agents, representatives, partners, or affiliates. Under no circumstances will BM or its directors, officers, employees, agents, representatives, partners, or affiliates be held liable for any loss or damage caused by your reliance on any information obtained through the Service.

 

Copyright Infringement

 

BM respects the intellectual property rights of others, and asks you to do the same. It is BM’s policy to terminate the access privileges of those who repeatedly infringe the copyright rights of others. If you believe that your work has been posted on the Service in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please contact BM’s copyright agent at the address below and provide the following information: (a) an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed; (b) a description of the copyright-protected work that you claim has been infringed; (c) the location on the Service of the material that you claim is infringing; (d) your address, telephone number, and email address; (e) a statement by you regarding your 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 information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf. By submitting a copyright infringement notice, you acknowledge and agree that BM or its copyright agent may forward the information you provide in this notice to the person who uploaded the allegedly infringing material.

 

You may write to BM’s designated agent for notice of copyright infringement at:

Breakind Muscle, LLC

Attn: Copyright Agent

1710 N. Moorpark, Suite 232

Thousand Oaks, CA 91360

 

If you believe that your removed or disabled User Content is not infringing, or that you have the authorization or right to post and use that User Content from the copyright owner, the copyright owner's agent, or pursuant to law, you may send a counter-notice containing the information required by Section 512(g)(3) of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (17 USC § 512(g)(3)). BM or its copyright agent will forward your counter-notification to the party who submitted the original copyright infringement claim. If the original claimant does not file an action seeking a court order to restrain you from engaging in infringing activity related to the removed or disabled User Content within 10 business days of receiving the counter-notice from BM, then BM may, in its sole discretion, reinstate the removed or disabled material.

 

Ownership; Trademarks

 

We, our affiliates, and our suppliers and licensors own all right, title, and interest, including all intellectual property rights, in and to the Service. Except for those rights expressly granted in these Terms, no other rights are granted, either express or implied, to you.

 

Breaking Muscle is a trademark of Breaking Muscle, LLC. Other product, brand, and company names and logos used on the Service are the trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners. Any use of any of the marks appearing on the Service without the prior written consent of NLN or the owner of the mark, as appropriate, is strictly prohibited.

 

Communications with Users; User Meet-ups

 

When you join BM, you understand and agree that you may receive communications from the other members of the Service. You also understand and agree that individual users are each acting independently and that no user is BM, LLC’s representative or agent.

 

The Service may include tools that enable users to arrange in-person meetings. BM is not involved in arranging or supervising meetings, and has no control over who attends meetings or the actions of any individual at any meeting. Please use caution and good judgment when arranging or attending meetings.

 

You agree that you bear all risk associated with any meeting you attend, and you agree to release us (and our officers, directors, shareholders, agents, employees, affiliates, subsidiaries, and third party partners) from claims, demands, and damages (actual and consequential) of every kind and nature, known and unknown, suspected and unsuspected, disclosed and undisclosed, now and in the future, arising out of or in any way connected with your use of the Service or any meeting you attend. You further waive any and all rights and benefits otherwise conferred by any statutory or non-statutory law of any jurisdiction that would purport to limit the scope of a release or waiver. You waive and relinquish all rights and benefits which you have or may have under Section 1542 of the Civil Code of the State of California or any similar provision of the statutory or non-statutory law of any other jurisdiction (including the states of Missouri, Delaware and Pennsylvania) to the full extent that you may lawfully waive all such rights and benefits.

 

Fees

 

As of the date stated above, the Service is provided to you for free, but BM reserves the right to implement fees for the Service at any time by providing you notice.

Certain content offered through the Service is available to you for a fee (“Paid Content”). BM uses a third-party payment processor (the “Payment Processor”) to link your credit card account to the Service. The processing of payments or credits, as applicable, in connection with your use of the Service will be subject to the terms, conditions and privacy policies of the Payment Processor and your credit card issuer in addition to these Terms. BM is not responsible for any errors by the Payment Processor. In connection with your use of the Service, BM will obtain certain transaction details, which BM will use solely in accordance with its Privacy Policy.

 

Access; Modifications to the Service

 

BM does not provide you with the equipment to use the Service. You are responsible for all fees charged by third parties to access and use the Service (e.g., charges by ISPs or mobile carriers).

 

BM reserves the right to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, all or a part of the Service without notice. BM will not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension, or discontinuance of the Service.

 

No Support

 

Unless otherwise agreed by BM in writing, BM is not obligated to provide any support for the Service.

 

Privacy

 

BM collects registration and other information about you through the Service. Our collection and use of this information is described in the BM Privacy Policy, which is incorporated into these Terms and available at:

 

https://www.breakingmuscle.com/privacy

 

Feedback

 

If you provide feedback to BM regarding the Service (“Feedback”), you acknowledge that the Feedback is not confidential and you authorize BM to use that Feedback without restriction and without payment to you. Accordingly, you hereby grant to BM a nonexclusive, royalty-free, fully-paid, perpetual, irrevocable, transferable, and fully sub licensable right to use the Feedback in any manner and for any purpose.

 

Changes to Terms

 

We reserve the right to modify these Terms from time to time. If we modify these Terms, we will indicate that we have done so on the BM website at https://www.breakingmuscle.com/terms or otherwise provide you notice. It is your responsibility to review these Terms regularly. Use of the Service after the effective date of a modification constitutes your acceptance of any modified Terms.

 

Termination

 

You may terminate your use of the Service at any time by terminating your account and deleting any BM software from your device or personal computer. Termination of your account is your sole right and remedy with respect to any dispute with BM regarding the Service or these Terms. BM may suspend or terminate your access to the Service at any time, for any reason. If BM suspects that you have violated any provision of these Terms, BM may also seek any other available legal remedy. Your rights under these Terms will terminate automatically if you fail to comply with any of these Terms. Upon termination, you must destroy or delete any copy of BM software in your possession.

 

You remain solely liable for all obligations related to use of the Service, even after you have stopped using the Service. Neither BM nor any of its licensors, suppliers, or publishers are liable to you or to any third party for any loss caused by any termination of the Service or termination of your access to the Service.

 

Third-Party Content

 

We may email or provide you coupons, offers, and other specials from third parties (collectively “Promotions”). BM is not responsible for the redemption, errors, omissions, or expiration of Promotions. All Promotions featured as a part of the Service are subject to change without notice and we have no control over their legality or the ability of any merchant to complete the Promotion (including, the sale in accordance with the offer).

 

The Service may contain links to Web pages and content of third parties ("Third-Party Content") as a service to those interested in this information. We do not monitor, endorse, or adopt, or have any control over, any Third-Party Content. We undertake no responsibility to update or review any Third-Party Content and can make no guarantee as to its accuracy or completeness.

 

Additionally, if you follow a link or otherwise navigate away from the Service, please be aware that these Terms will no longer govern. You should review the applicable terms and policies, including privacy and data gathering practices, of any Third-Party Content provider to which you navigate from the Service. You access and use Third-Party Content at your own risk.

 

The Service may contain advertisements and promotions from third parties. Your business dealings or correspondence with, or participation in promotions of, advertisers other than us, and any terms, conditions, warranties, or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such third party.

 

Disclaimer of Warranties

 

YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE SERVICE IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. BM, ITS AFFILIATES, LICENSORS, SUPPLIERS, AND DISTRIBUTORS EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. BM DOES NOT WARRANT UNINTERRUPTED USE OR OPERATION OF THE SERVICE OR THAT ANY DATA SENT BY OR TO YOU WILL BE ACCURATE, COMPLETE, TRANSMITTED IN UNCORRUPTED FORM, OR TRANSMITTED WITHIN A REASONABLE AMOUNT OF TIME. YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DELAY OR LOSS OF ANY KIND THAT RESULTS FROM YOUR ACCESS OR USE OF THE SERVICE, INCLUDING LOSS OF ANY LOSS OR HARM TO YOUR MOBILE DEVICE. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM BM, THROUGH OR FROM THE SERVICE, WILL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THESE TERMS. SOME STATES MAY PROHIBIT A DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES AND YOU MAY HAVE OTHER RIGHTS THAT VARY FROM STATE TO STATE.

 

Limitation of Liability

 

NEITHER BM NOR ITS AFFILIATES, LICENSORS, SUPPLIERS, OR DISTRIBUTORS WILL BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF THESE DAMAGES, RESULTING FROM YOUR ACCESS OR USE OF THE SERVICE. BECAUSE SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

EXCEPT AS OTHERWISE EXPRESSLY SET FORTH IN THESE TERMS, THE MAXIMUM TOTAL LIABILITY OF BM, ITS AFFILIATES, LICENSORS, SUPPLIERS, AND DISTRIBUTORS TO YOU FOR ANY CLAIM RELATED TO THE SERVICE, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT, OR OTHERWISE, IS THE GREATER OF THE AMOUNT YOU PAID FOR THE SERVICE OR $10. EACH PROVISION OF THESE TERMS THAT PROVIDES FOR A LIMITATION OF LIABILITY, DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES, OR EXCLUSION OF DAMAGES IS TO ALLOCATE THE RISKS UNDER THESE TERMS BETWEEN THE PARTIES. THIS ALLOCATION IS AN ESSENTIAL ELEMENT OF THE BASIS OF THE BARGAIN BETWEEN THE PARTIES. EACH OF THESE PROVISIONS IS SEVERABLE AND INDEPENDENT OF ALL OTHER PROVISIONS OF THESE TERMS. THE LIMITATIONS IN THIS SECTION WILL APPLY EVEN IF ANY LIMITED REMEDY FAILS OF ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE.

 

Indemnity

 

You will defend, indemnify and hold BM, its affiliates, directors, officers, agents, employees, and its licensors, suppliers, and Distributors harmless from any costs, damages, expenses, and liability caused by your use of the Service, your violation of these Terms, or your violation of any rights of a third party through use of the Service.

 

Assignment

 

These Terms, and any rights or licenses granted under these Terms, may not be transferred or assigned by you, but may be assigned by BM without restriction. Any assignment attempted in violation of these Terms is void.

 

Governing Law; Venue

 

These Terms will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California, excluding its conflict of law provisions. You agree that any judicial proceedings will be brought in and you hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue in the state and federal courts in Los Angeles, California.

 

Claims

 

YOU AGREE THAT ANY CAUSE OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THE SERVICE MUST COMMENCE WITHIN ONE YEAR AFTER THE CAUSE OF ACTION ACCRUES. OTHERWISE, THAT CAUSE OF ACTION IS PERMANENTLY BARRED.

 

Waiver and Severability of Terms

 

The failure of BM to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms will not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. Any waiver of any provision of these Terms will be effective only if in writing and signed by BM. If any provision of these Terms is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties’ intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of these Terms remain in full force and effect.

 

Consent to Electronic Communications

 

By using the Service, you consent to receiving electronic communications from us. These communications may include notices about your account and information concerning or related to the Service. You agree that any notices, agreements, disclosures, or other communications that we send to you electronically will satisfy any legal communication requirements, including that such communications be in writing.

 

You are solely responsible for all fees charged by your telecommunications service provider or any other service provider related to your use of the Service, including without limitation any SMS / text messaging fees, data charges, and other fees.

 

Entire Agreement

 

These Terms are the entire agreement between you and BM regarding your use of the Service.

 

Contacting BM

For questions, comments, complaints, or claims related to the Service, please contact BM at:

 

Breaking Muscle, LLC

1710 N. Moorpark, Suite 232

Thousand Oaks, CA 91360

info@breakingmuscle.com