This statement governs our privacy policies with respect to all visitors or users of the Sod Contractor website.
Personally identifiable information refers to any information that identifies or can be used to identify, contact, or locate the person to whom such information pertains, including, but not limited to, name, address, phone number, email address, or other information. Personally Identifiable Information does not include information that is collected without identification of the individual user or demographic information not connected to an identified individual.
We may collect basic user profile information from all of our site visitors. We, or the companies we work with, may collect the name, address, phone number and email address of visitors who contact us, along with any other information that visitor may send us in an email.
In addition to our direct collection of information, third party services or companies who may provide related services may collect this information from our visitors. We do not control how these third parties use such information. Some of these third parties may be intermediaries that act solely as links in the distribution chain, and do not store, retain, or use the information given to them.
We use personally identifiable information to customize or improve user experience, to make appropriate service offerings, and to fulfill buying and selling requests on the Site. We may email visitors about research or purchase and selling opportunities or information related to the subject matter of the Site. We may also use personally identifiable information to contact visitors in response to specific inquiries, or to provide requested information.
We may share aggregated information about our visitors, such as demographics, with your affiliated agencies and third party vendors.
Personally identifiable information collected by Sod Contractor is securely stored and is not accessible to third parties or employees of Sod Contractor except for use as indicated here.
Visitors may opt out of receiving unsolicited information from or being contacted by us and/or our vendors and affiliated agencies by following the instructions at the bottom of each email they receive.
Sod Contractor uses user information, including, but not limited to, IP addresses, ISPs, and browser types, to analyze trends, improve the Site, and gather broad demographic information.
They will disclose personally identifiable information in order to comply with a court order or subpoena or a request from a law enforcement agency or to protect the safety of a visitor or other person.
While we take reasonable measures to maintain a secure site and keep any personal information confidential, electronic communications and databases are subject to errors, tampering and break-ins, and they cannot guarantee or warrant that such events will not take place and they will not be liable to any visitors or anyone else for any such occurrences.
SodContractor.com contains links to other web sites. Please note that when you click on one of these links, you are moving to another web site. The privacy statements of these linked sites may differ from ours.
Terms of Service
SODCONTRACTOR.COM REQUIRES CONSIDERATION FOR AND AS A CONDITION OF ALLOWING YOUR USE OF HTTPS://WWW.SODCONTRACTOR.COM.
SODCONTRACTOR.COM SPECIFICALLY DENIES ACCESS TO ANY INDIVIDUAL THAT IS COVERED BY THE CHILDREN’S ONLINE PRIVACY PROTECTION ACT (COPPA) OF 1998.
Visitors, viewers, users, subscribers, members, affiliates, or customers, collectively referred to herein as “Visitors,” are parties to this agreement. The website and its owners and/or operators are parties to this agreement, herein referred to as “Website.”
USE OF INFORMATION FROM THIS WEBSITE
Unless you have entered into an express written contract with this website to the contrary, visitors, viewers, members, affiliates, or customers have no right to use this information in a commercial or public setting; they have no right to broadcast it, copy it, save it, print it, sell it, or publish any portions of the content of this website. By accessing the contents of this website, you agree to this condition of access and you acknowledge that any unauthorized use is unlawful and may subject you to civil or criminal penalties. Again, Visitor has no rights whatsoever to use the content of, or portions thereof, including its databases, invisible pages, linked pages, underlying code, or other intellectual property the site may contain, for any reason or for any use whatsoever. In recognition of the fact that it may be difficult to quantify the exact damages arising from infringement of this provision, Visitor agrees to compensate the owners of SodContractor.com with liquidated damages in the amount of U.S. $100,000, or, if it can be calculated, the actual costs and actual damages for breach of this provision, whichever is greater. Visitor warrants that he or she understands that accepting this provision is a condition of accessing SodContractor.com and that accessing SodContractor.com constitutes acceptance.
OWNERSHIP OF WEBSITE OR RIGHT TO USE, SELL, PUBLISH CONTENTS OF THIS WEBSITE
The website and its contents are owned or licensed by the website’s owner. Material contained on the website must be presumed to be proprietary and copyrighted. Visitors have no rights whatsoever in the site content. Use of website content for any reason is unlawful unless it is done with express contract or permission of the website.
HYPERLINKING TO SITE, CO-BRANDING, FRAMING AND REFERENCING SITE PROHIBITED
Unless expressly authorized by website, no one may hyperlink this site, or portions thereof, (including, but not limited to, logotypes, trademarks, branding or copyrighted material) to theirs for any reason. Furthermore, you are not permitted to reference the URL (website address) of this website or any page of this website in any commercial or non-commercial media without express permission from us, nor are you allowed to “frame” the site. You specifically agree to cooperate with the Website to remove or de-activate any such activities, and be liable for all damages arising from violating this provision. In recognition of the fact that it may be difficult to quantify the exact damages arising from infringement of this provision, you agree to compensate the owners of SodContractor.com with liquidated damages in the amount of U.S. $100,000, or, if it can be calculated, the actual costs and actual damages for breach of this provision, whichever is greater. You warrant that you understand that accepting this provision is a condition of accessing SodContractor.com and that accessing SodContractor.com constitutes acceptance.
DISCLAIMER FOR CONTENTS OF SITE
SodContractor.com disclaims any responsibility for the accuracy of the content appearing at, linked to on, or mentioned on SodContractor.com. SodContractor.com disclaims any responsibility for the performance of any company or business linked to on, or mentioned on SodContractor.com. Visitors assume all risk relating to viewing, reading, using, or relying upon this information. Unless you have otherwise formed an express contract to the contrary with us, you have no right to rely on any information contained herein as accurate. We make no such warranty.
DISCLAIMER FOR HARM CAUSED TO YOUR COMPUTER OR SOFTWARE FROM INTERACTING WITH THIS WEBSITE OR ITS CONTENTS. VISITOR ASSUMES ALL RISK OF VIRUSES, WORMS, OR OTHER CORRUPTING FACTORS.
We assume no responsibility for damage to computers or software of the visitor or any person the visitor subsequently communicates with from corrupting code or data that is inadvertently passed to the visitor’s computer. Again, visitor views and interacts with this site, or banners or pop-ups or advertising displayed thereon, at his own risk.
DISCLAIMER FOR HARM CAUSED BY DOWNLOADS
Visitor downloads information from this site at his own risk. Website makes no warranty that downloads are free of corrupting computer codes, including, but not limited to, viruses and worms.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
By using, viewing or interacting in any manner with this site, including banners, advertising, pop-ups or downloads, and as a condition of the website to allow their lawful viewing, Visitor forever waives all right to claims of damage of any and all description based on any causal factor resulting in any possible harm, no matter how heinous or extensive, whether physical or emotional, foreseeable or unforeseeable, whether personal or commercial in nature. For any jurisdictions that may now allow for these exclusions our maximum liability will not exceed the amount paid by you, if any, for using our website or service.
Additionally, you agree not to hold us liable for any damages related to issues beyond our control, including but not limited to, acts of God, riots, war, terrorism, criminal activity, natural disasters, disruption of communications or infrastructure, labor shortages or disruptions (including unlawful strikes), shortages of materials, and any other events which are not within our control.
Visitor agrees that in the event he causes damage to us or a third party as a result of or relating to the use of SodContractor.com, Visitor will indemnify us for, and, if applicable, defend us against, any claims for damages.
Visitor agrees as a condition of viewing, that any communication between Visitor and Website is deemed a submission. All submissions, including portions thereof, graphics contained thereon, or any of the content of the submission, shall become the exclusive property of the Website and may be used, without further permission, for commercial use without additional consideration of any kind. Visitor agrees to only communicate that information to the Website, which it wishes to forever allow the Website to use in any manner as it sees fit.
No additional notice of any kind for any reason is required to be given to Visitor and Visitor expressly warrants an understanding that the right to notice is waived as a condition for permission to view or interact with the website.
Arbitration shall be conducted pursuant to the rules of the American Arbitration Association which are in effect on the date a dispute is submitted to the American Arbitration Association. Hearing will take place in the city or county of the owner of the SodContractor.com domain name.
In no case shall the viewer, visitor, member, subscriber or customer have the right to go to court or have a jury trial. Viewer, visitor, subscriber or customer will not have the right to engage in pre-trial discovery except as provided in the rules; you will not have the right to participate as a representative or member of any class of claimants pertaining to any claim subject to arbitration; the arbitrator’s decision will be final and binding with limited rights of appeal.
The prevailing party shall be reimbursed by the other party for any and all costs associated with the dispute arbitration, including attorney fees, collection fees, investigation fees, travel expenses.
JURISDICTION AND VENUE
If any matter concerning this purchase shall be brought before a court of law, pre- or post-arbitration, Viewer, visitor, member, subscriber or customer agrees to that the sole and proper jurisdiction to be the state and city declared in the contact information of the web owner unless otherwise here specified. In the event that litigation is in a federal court, the proper court shall be the closest federal court to the home or business address of the owner of the SodContractor.com’s domain name.
Viewer, visitor, member, subscriber or customer agrees that the applicable law to be applied shall, in all cases, be that of the state of the owner of SodContractor.com.
Telephone Consumer Protection Act Consent
You agree and acknowledge that you are interested in hiring a sod or yard company, or are at least interested in learning more about the process of putting in or maintaining a sod grass yard, and you are wanting to be contacted to either have that service provided to you or to learn more information about these services from an individual or company that works in this field.
You agree and acknowledge that when you call a phone number listed on the SodContractor.com website or send SodContractor.com an email, you expect to be contacted in regards to those services.
When filling out the email form on SodContractor.com to request information on services you will be prompted to provide information about yourself such as name, email address, phone number and any additional comments you want to add.
Some, if not all, of the information you provide to SodContractor.com will be sent to an independent service professional so they can respond to your service request. When you submit your information on the SodContractor.com contact form or provide this information to us you are giving us your consent and verification of your intention that you want to be contacted by us or/and local or regional service professionals and contractors who provide services via phone, text, email, SMS messaging, or other means, at any of the contact numbers or addresses, even if you have previously or currently are listed on any federal Do Not Call List or other state, federal, city or county list. This includes solicitations, notifications, appointment scheduling, and follow ups for other purposes reasonably related to your service request including marketing related emails.
You are also authorizing SodContractor.com and any related partner or independent service provider to possibly send you prerecorded automated calls confirming service requests or scheduled appointments. You may receive calls from a service professional who can assist with your request to the phone number you provided. You understand that these partners or service providers may use prerecorded telephone technology including prerecorded messages that are autodialed to call you and that your consent is not required to purchase products or services.
You acknowledge and agree that by submitting a form or dialing the phone number listed on SodContractor.com, you are entering into a business relationship with an independent service provider and thus you are agreeing to be contacted by them.
If you intentionally or knowingly input false information into the form at SodContractor.com, including but not limited to the use of someone else’s name, email address, physical address, or phone number, or if you make up a random or fake name, email address, physical address, or phone number you agree to indemnify us and our partners and be liable to us and each of our service partners for a minimum amount of $10,000 and even more if further damages and losses occur such as legal fees and damages including direct, indirect, punitive and consequential damages, judicial fines, attorney expenses, regulatory fines, and any other penalties associated and arising from the intentional, harmful, and misleading fraudulent activity.
You agree and acknowledge that you are not using the SodContractor.com email form or phone number to solicit us or any other service professionals for marketing or advertising purposes or any other use not contemplated herein.
By filling in a form at SodContractor.com and submitting your information to us, our partners or independent operators, you acknowledge and agree that our partner or independent service professionals may send you informational text or SMS messages as part of their normal business practices. You may choose to opt out from receiving these SMS messages at any time.
You agree and acknowledge that SodContractor.com and our partners may monitor and/or record any phone calls you make using the phone numbers listed on our websites.
No Professional Advice
The content on SodContractor.com may appear to offer advice from time to time and you acknowledge and agree that any apparent suggestions or advice does not substitute for the knowledge and advice from a service professional. SodContractor.com is not offering professional advice and you should not rely on any of the content on SodContractor.com to be professional advice. You should always get the advice of a local professional in your city. SodContractor.com is not liable for any decision you make that you later regret or if you spend more money than you previously expected because you followed suggestions or advice.
Disputes Between You and a Service Professional
SodContractor.com is not owned by or affiliated with any sod, landscaping or yard services company. SodContractor.com is not affiliated with any lawn or yard installation or maintenance service of any kind.
SodContractor.com does not perform any direct lawn or landscaping service of any type whatsoever.
Any relationship you have with a lawn, yard, landscaping or other home services or repair company is between you and that company. You have no relationship with SodContractor.com.
SodContractor.com does not guarantee the work of any service professional and any disputes that arise between you and a service professional are between you and the service professional, not SodContractor.com. SodContractor.com has no obligation to you in regards to your relationship between you and your service professional or the quality of work performed by the service professional, or any damages caused to you or your property by the service professional(s).
You agree to indemnify SodContractor.com, our employees, our partners, our officers, our agents, and our owners, and hold each of us harmless from any and all demands or claims including legal expenses and attorney fees made by any third party because of or arising from the use of any of our services or partner services in connection with any of our websites, with regard to any disputes between you and service professionals or contractors, or your violation of any of these terms and conditions, or any claims arising from your violations of any rights of any third party.
Arbitration and Governing Law
Any dispute between you and us or the SodContractor.com website must be resolved exclusively by binding arbitration through the American Arbitration Association or in small claims court in a competent jurisdiction. However, whether you choose arbitration or small claims court, you may not commence any type of class action, class arbitration or other representative actions or proceedings against us.
Service Professional Pre-Screening Disclaimers and Procedures
SodContractor.com make no guarantees of the quality of the service professionals you may contact or who may contact you. The partners of SodContractor.com have their own requirements and may prescreen their service professionals as they deem appropriate. Although most service professionals are qualified and certified in their trade, there is a chance that certain providers may not have proper business licenses and filings, or not be able to successfully pass a criminal background records search, sex offender search, identity verification search, or legal history records search. Many companies pre-screen for some or all of these things but those screening methods can vary from company to company.
You agree and acknowledge that our services offered are provided to you on an “as is” basis with no warranties or guarantees whatsoever, and your exclusive and sole remedy for dissatisfaction of the services we offer or provide is to discontinue using our services. Except as expressly set forth herein we expressly disclaim any implied warranties or guarantees of any kind and you agree that we shall have no liability for direct, incidental, indirect, special, consequential, or incidental damages, including but not limited to lost profits, punitive damages, exemplary damages, or other damages, even if they have been advised of the possibility of such damages, arising out of arising out of this agreement or any other consequences which could flow from it. If any of the provisions of terms and conditions within this agreement shall become deemed unlawful, unenforceable, or void by a court of competent jurisdiction then that provision shall be modified to the extent to make it enforceable while maintaining the spirit of the provision. If modification is an impossibility then that provision will be stricken but all remaining provisions will be enforceable and valid. You agree that any claim or call to action resulting from the use of our services offered, regardless of any law or statute to the contrary, must be filed within (1) one year the cause of action or claim arose, or it must forever be barred.
Headings and Titles
The headings and titles of any of the various sections of our Disclosures, Disclaimers, Privacy, About Us, User Terms or Terms of Service pages, including this one, have no legal or contractual effect and have been provided only for your convenience.
SodContractor.com welcomes links to this website that are made in accordance with the terms of this linking policy.
Links to SodContractor.com
1. Links pointing to SodContractor.com should not be misleading.
2. Appropriate link text should be always be used.
3. From time to time they may update the URL structure of our website, and unless we agree in writing otherwise, you are responsible for updating said links.
4. You must not frame the content of this website or use any similar technology in relation to the content of this website.
Links from this website
1. This website includes links to other websites owned and operated by third parties. These links are not endorsements or recommendations.
2. SodContractor.com has no control over the contents of third party websites, and SodContractor.com accepts no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.
Removing of links
1. You agree that, should we request the deletion of a link to SodContractor.com that is within your control, you will delete the link promptly.
2. If you would like us to remove a link to your website that is included on SodContractor.com, please contact us using the contact details on the website. Note that unless you have a legal right to demand removal, such removal will be at our discretion.
Changes to this linking policy
We may amend this linking policy at any time by publishing a new version on this website.
The owner of SodContractor.com may receive compensation for recommendations made in reference to the products or services on this website.
This compensation may be in the form of money, services or complimentary products and could exist without any action from a website visitor. Should you call and speak with a local service company, or purchase a product or service that was mentioned or recommended by SodContractor.com, it is understood that some form of compensation might be made to the SodContractor.com owner. For example, if you click on an affiliate link or call a phone number listed on SodContractor.com and then make a purchase of the recommended product or service, SodContractor.com owner may receive compensation.
This Compensation Disclosure has been provided for your protection and to fully disclose any relationship between SodContractor.com product or service recommendations and the owners of those product or services.
DoubleClick DART Cookie
What is the DoubleClick cookie?
If you have a DoubleClick cookie in your Cookies folder, it is most likely a DART cookie. The DoubleClick DART cookie helps marketers learn how well their Internet advertising campaigns or paid search listings perform. Many marketers and Internet websites use DoubleClick’s DART technology to deliver and serve their advertisements or manage their paid search listings. DoubleClick’s DART products set or recognize a unique cookie when an ad is displayed or a paid listing is selected. The information that the DART cookie helps to give marketers includes the number of unique users their advertisements were displayed to, how many users clicked on their Internet ads or paid listings, and which ads or paid listings they clicked on.
When you visit any website or search engine on which DoubleClick’s DART technology is used, our servers will check to see if you already have a DART cookie. If the servers do not receive a DART cookie, the servers will try to set a cookie in response to your browser’s “request” to view that Web page. If you do not want a DART cookie with a unique value, you can obtain a DoubleClick DART “opt out” cookie. Alternatively, you can adjust your Internet browser’s settings for handling cookies.
IMPORTANT: IF YOU DELETE YOUR OPT-OUT COOKIE, YOU WILL NEED TO OPT-OUT AGAIN. IF YOUR BROWSER BLOCKS ALL OR THIRD-PARTY COOKIES, YOU WILL BLOCK THE SETTING OF OPT-OUT COOKIES.
The disclosure that follows is designed to ensure SodContractor.com’s full compliance with the Federal Trade Commission’s policy that demands SodContractor.com be transparent about any and all affiliate relations SodContractor.com may have on this website.
You, the visitor or customer, should assume that any and all links and phone numbers on this site are affiliate links and phone numbers. If you click on these links, or call these phone numbers, and go visit the resulting site or talk with the resulting service company, a cookie will be set in your web browser that will cause us to receive a commission “IF” you purchase a product on the other end or “IF” you have a conversation with the service provider. This is a legitimate way to monetize and pay for the operation of web sites.
In addition, SodContractor.com fully disclose that hyperlinks on this site are in some cases shortened, and in some cases cloaked to hide long ugly links for functionality and tracking purposes. SodContractor.com have nothing to hide and SodContractor.com are proud of our relationship with the fine vendors, products and services found on this site. Link tracking, shortening and cloaking is a very common practice on all types of web sites.
Further, SodContractor.com do not receive physical products, services or cash directly in exchange for any reviews or posts you find on this site. No one has paid us to do reviews or posts. SodContractor.com wants to tell you that it is possible that our reviews and posts are influenced by our affiliate relationships and may create a conflict of interest. SodContractor.com do not believe a conflict of interest exists, but you, the visitor or customer, must decide by considering the affiliate relationships and link techniques SodContractor.com have described.
Obviously, SodContractor.com may like you to buy the service or products SodContractor.com writes about and SodContractor.com is influenced by that fact. SodContractor.com avoids conflict by only reviewing or posting about products and services SodContractor.com trusts. There are plenty of products and services that SodContractor.com can choose from to promote, and SodContractor.com focuses on the ones that SodContractor.com thinks will cause you to trust us and come back to read more at a later time.
SodContractor.com strive to always give our honest opinions, beliefs, findings, or experiences on topics or products SodContractor.com write about and promote.
Other vendors may also pay to place advertising on our sites in the form of banners, widgets, and hyperlinks. These are paid advertisements and while SodContractor.com does it’s best to only allow quality products and services to be advertised on our site, SodContractor.com is not responsible for claims or testimonials made on paid advertising links.
The information contained in SodContractor.com is for general information purposes only.
While the information provided by SodContractor.com is meant to be up to date and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to SodContractor.com or the information, companies, products, services, or related graphics contained on SodContractor.com for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.
In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from your use of the information, links, businesses or services mentioned on the SodContractor.com website.
Every effort is made to keep SodContractor.com up and running. However, SodContractor.com takes no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, SodContractor.com being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control.
Through SodContractor.com you are able to link to other websites which are not under the control of SodContractor.com. We have no control over the nature, content and availability of those sites. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them.