the legal stuff

terms of use

Your access to and use of www.thelittlegym.com, www.thelittlegymfranchise.com, www.childrenssuccess.com, and the websites of our independent franchisees (collectively referred to as “Sites”) are subject to these terms of use and any other terms set forth through the Sites as modified by us at any time (the “Terms”). If you visit or use the Sites you accept these Terms. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS, YOU SHOULD NOT VISIT OR USE THE SITES. This website is owned by The Little Gym International, Inc. (“TLGI” or “we”, “our” or “us”). Franchisees are independently owned and operated, and maintain their websites under license from us. The Sites are offered and available to users who are 18 years of age or older. By visiting and using the Sites, you represent and warrant that you meet this eligibility requirement. If you do not meet this requirement, you must not visit or use the Sites.

General

While we attempt to make the Sites accurate, we do not guarantee or endorse the accuracy or reliability of any of the information or content contained on, distributed through, or accessed from the Sites. Use of the Sites, and any reliance upon any content on the Sites, is at your sole risk. We may change or update the Sites at any time. You agree to use the Sites and related content in compliance with laws and in a manner that does not in our judgment reflect negatively on us, or in any way that could disable, overburden, or impair the proper working or appearance of the Sites, such as a denial of service attack.

User Content; Prohibited Content; Social Media and Posts

Even though portions of our Sites may allow posting of content or registration as a user, you are prohibited from posting or transmitting any: 1. harmful material such as viruses, worms and spy-wear; or 2. unlawful, false, fraudulent, impersonating or forging, threatening, harassing, defamatory, obscene, abusive, or profane material; or 3. any material that could infringe any intellectual property or privacy or other rights, or violate any law; or 4. unauthorized commercial communications, such as spam and multi-level marketing solicitations; all of which constitutes “Prohibited Content”. We may disclose the identity of anyone posting or transmitting any Prohibited Content, and we may disclose the identity of other third party posters if required by law. Any user comments, content, materials or communications related to the Sites in any manner, including any social media or comments section accessible from the Sites (“User Content”) may not contain Prohibited Content. You grant us a perpetual, paid-up, royalty-free license to use, copy, exploit, sublicense, adapt, perform, and modify all such User Content once posted or transmitted. We may monitor, disclose, transfer, edit or delete any User Content at any time, and may terminate your access to the Sites, and you have no expectation of privacy or exclusive ownership of User Content. We may use User Content and ideas suggested by users for any purpose, including reproduction, disclosure, transmission, publication, broadcast and in developing products and services. If you want to report any violations of these Terms, please email us at info@thelittlegym.com. We do not warrant, verify, or guarantee the quality or accuracy of information that you may access. You understand that you shall remain solely liable for any and all content that you post. We assume no responsibility or liability arising from the posting of User Content, including Prohibited Content on the Sites. We are not responsible for any content from third parties and do not endorse it. We may not monitor third party postings, but reserve the right to do so.

No Liability for Damages

We do not warrant that the Sites will be uninterrupted, safe, secure, or error-free. We will not be liable or responsible for damages or injuries of any kind, including any direct, incidental, consequential, indirect or punitive damages or injuries, and including those related to errors, omissions, infringing material, typographical errors, delays in transmission, mistakes, interruptions, deletion of files, and delays in operation; your reliance on or use of any information, service, or merchandise provided on or through the Sites; or any failure of performance caused by or arising out of use of or access to (or inability to use or access) any content or information contained in the Sites, the content of any websites linked to the Sites, or any services or items obtained through the Sites or such other websites; even if we are negligent or have been advised of the possibility of such damages. The above limitation of liability may not apply to you where applicable law does not allow for such limitations. In such cases our liability will be limited to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law.

Computer Data Safety

WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE SITES, OR RELATED SOFTWARE, DATA, EMAILS, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES ARE FREE FROM DEFECTS, VIRUSES, OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. You are solely responsibility to restrict access to your computer and to your email address, password and any other personal information you use relating to the Sites. You also are solely responsibility for any activity that occurs using your personal information. You should take reasonable steps to protect your computer systems and data from viruses, hackers, identity thieves, and other problems.

Indemnification

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold us, our affiliate companies, employees, directors, officers, agents, independent franchisees, independent vendors, content and service providers, harmless from any and all losses, liabilities, claims, expenses, attorneys’ fees and damage awards, that arise from or relate to (a) your breach of these Terms; (b) your visit to or use of or communication with any of the Sites, including your User Content; (c) third party user content and posting and our actions or lack of action regarding such content and posting; and (d) any use of the Sites’ content, services and products other than as expressly authorized in these Terms or your use of any information obtained from the Sites; and you waive all claims and defenses related to the foregoing.

Our Ownership and Your Use of Sites

The Sites and its entire contents, features, and functionality, including all content, images, photos, video and audio, text, designs, data compilations, organization, selection, and arrangement, and software within or related to the Sites, are our property. These Terms permit you to use the Sites solely for your personal, non-commercial use.

The Sites are protected by copyright and may not be distributed, modified, reproduced or used, in whole or in part, without our prior written consent. You may not copy, download, or upload any portion of the Sites except for: (i) automatic page caching; and (ii) to the extent necessary to use the Sites for its intended personal, non-commercial use, for example to buy products or to register for offers or classes.

The Sites are intended solely for the personal information of the user. You may not re-sell our products and services. You may not use the Sites or related materials for commercial use. You may not send unsolicited communications either: (a) using the Sites or related content, or (b) related to the Sites, except in ways designated for that purpose.

The Sites may provide certain social media features that enable you to: (i) link from your own or certain third-party websites to certain content on the Sites; (ii) send e-mails or other communications with certain content, or links to certain content, on the Sites; or (iii) cause limited portions of content on the Sites to be displayed or appear to be displayed on your own or certain third-party websites. You may use these features solely as they are provided by us and solely with respect to the content they are displayed with.

Subject to the foregoing paragraph, you may not utilize framing to enclose any of our trademarks or designs. You may not use any metatags or any other “hidden text” utilizing our trademarks. You may not use any deep-links, page scrape, robots, or other automated method to access, copy, or distribute any part of the Sites. You may not send unsolicited email to us, our franchisees, or others identified by or through our website. You may not use information on our Sites to contact or solicit us or our franchisees (except as may be permitted on the Sites for non-commercial purposes), or our customers or their children.

You agree to cooperate with us in causing any unauthorized framing or linking immediately to cease. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice. We may disable all or any social media features and any links at any time without notice in our discretion.

Trademarks

THE LITTLE GYM, THE LITTLE GYM & DESIGN, THE LITTLE GYM SERIOUS FUN, WONDERKIDS CLUB, THREE-DIMENSIONAL LEARNING, other logos, page headers, icons, domain names, service names, and trade dress are common law trademarks, registered trademarks or trade dress of TLGI (collectively “Marks”). Our Marks may not be used by you in connection with any product or service that is not TLGI’s, in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among customers, or in any manner that disparages us. All other trademarks not owned by TLGI that appear on this site are the property of their respective owners, who may not be affiliated with, connected to, or sponsored by TLGI.

Copyright Infringement

We respect the rights of copyright holders and will delete and may terminate user privileges users who infringe those rights. If you believe that the copyright in your work has been infringed, please provide our Copyright Agent the following information required by the Online Copyright Infringement Liability Limitation Act of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. 512: a. A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right t that is allegedly infringed; b. Identification of the copyright work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site; c. Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the material; d. Information reasonably sufficient to permit us to contact the complaining party; e. A statement that the complaining party has a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and f. A statement that the information in the notifications accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.