Terms of Service
IMPORTANT NOTICE: THIS AGREEMENT IS SUBJECT TO BINDING ARBITRATION AND A WAIVER OF CLASS ACTION RIGHTS AS DETAILED IN THE DISPUTE RESOLUTION SECTION.
Lexi Terms of Service
This website is owned and operated by Lexi Devices, Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates (collectively “Lexi,” “we,” “us,” or “our”). These Terms of Service (“Terms”) and our Privacy Notice govern your legal rights to use or access our services, software, mobile application, and our websites (the “Services”) and Lexi hardware products or devices (“Products”). Please read these Terms and our Privacy Notice carefully before using the Products or Services. By using or accessing our Products or Services, you signify your acknowledgement and assent to the terms and conditions of use set forth below and our Privacy Notice, which is hereby incorporated by reference. These Terms and the Privacy Notice (together with other user agreements, where applicable) constitute a binding legal agreement between you and Lexi (this “Agreement”). Please read these Terms closely because they contain important information about automatic renewal , a class action waiver , and an arbitration provision, requiring you to arbitrate any claims you may have against Lexi on an individual basis. Please follow the instructions in the Dispute Resolution section below if you wish to opt out of the arbitration provision. ARBITRATION ON AN INDIVIDUAL BASIS MEANS THAT YOU WILL NOT HAVE, AND YOU WAIVE, THE RIGHT FOR A JUDGE OR JURY TO DECIDE YOUR CLAIMS, AND THAT YOU MAY NOT PROCEED IN A CLASS, CONSOLIDATED, OR REPRESENTATIVE CAPACITY.
*If you do not agree with these Terms, please do not use our Products or Services. *
This Agreement represents the entire understanding relating to your use of the Products and Services and prevails over any prior or contemporaneous, conflicting or additional communications between you and Lexi. All rights not expressly granted herein are reserved by Lexi.
Specific areas or pages of our websites may include additional or different terms relating to the use of our Products or Services. In the event of a conflict between such specific terms and these Terms, the specific terms shall control.
The term “you,” as used in these Terms, includes any person or entity who is the owner of the Product and creates an account associated with the Product (“Owner”), as well as any person or entity authorized to access or use the Owner’s Products and Services (“Authorized Users”). Authorized Users are responsible for their own actions in connection with the Products and Services, but Owner hereby agrees to be fully responsible for all actions taken by Authorized Users relating to the Owner’s Products, Services and account. As a result, if you are an Owner, you should authorize only those individuals that you trust to access your account, Products, and Services.
You represent and warrant that you are of legal age in your jurisdiction to form a binding contract (or if not, that you are over the age of 13 and you’ve received your parent’s or guardian’s permission to use the Services and gotten your parent or guardian to agree to these Terms on your behalf).
If you’re agreeing to these Terms on behalf of an organization or entity, you represent and warrant that you are authorized to agree to these Terms on that organization or entity’s behalf and bind them to these Terms (in which case, the references to “you” and “your” in these Terms, except for in this sentence, refer to that organization or entity).
CHANGES TO THIS AGREEMENT AND SERVICES
Except as set forth in the Dispute Resolution section, Lexi is free to revise these Terms or any other part of this Agreement at any time by updating this page. If we make changes to these Terms that we consider material, we will make reasonable efforts to notify you by placing a notice on the lexilights.io website, notifying you through the Services, by sending you an email, and/or by some other means. By continuing to use our Services after such changes, you are expressing your acknowledgement and acceptance of the changes. Please check these Terms periodically for updates.
We’re always trying to improve the Products and Services, so they may change over time. We may suspend or discontinue any part of the Services, or we may introduce new features or impose limits on certain features or restrict access to parts or all of the Products or Services. Similarly, we reserve the right to remove any Content from the Services at any time, for any reason, in our sole discretion, and without notice.
We are also free to terminate (or suspend access to) your use of the Services or your account, for any reason in our discretion, including your breach of these Terms. We have the sole right to decide whether you are in violation of any of the restrictions set forth in this Agreement.
ACCESS AND USE; GUIDELINES FOR INSTALLATION AND USE
All right, title and interest in the Services and our content provided through the Products and Services (including without limitation information, documents, logos, graphics, designs and images) are owned by Lexi, its licensors, or designated third parties. Subject to these Terms, Lexi grants you a limited, non-transferable, non-exclusive right to access and use the Services for the sole purpose of monitoring and controlling the Products installed on your property and solely for your personal, non-commercial use.
Privacy and other laws applicable in your jurisdiction may impose certain responsibilities on you and your use of the Products and Services. You agree that it is your responsibility, and not the responsibility of Lexi, to ensure that you comply with any applicable laws when you use the Products and Services, including but not limited to:
(1) any laws or regulations relating to the recording or sharing of video or audio content, and/or (2) any laws or regulations requiring that notice be given to or that consent be obtained from third parties with respect to your use of the Products or Services.
In addition, you agree (a) that installation of any Product which takes visual and/or audio recordings will be installed at such an angle that it does not take any recordings beyond the boundary of your property (including public pavements or roads); (b) to prominently display appropriate signage advising others that audio/visual recording is taking place; and (c) if you use your property as a workplace, to comply with laws governing the monitoring of employees.
If your use of the Services or any Products is prohibited by applicable laws, then you aren’t authorized to use the Services. We can’t and won’t be responsible for your using the Services or any Products in a way that breaks the law.
You may be required to sign up for an account, and select a password and user name (“User ID”). You promise to provide us with accurate, complete, and updated registration information about yourself. You may not select as your User ID a name that you don’t have the right to use, or another person’s name with the intent to impersonate that person. Also, you will not share your account or password with anyone, and you must protect the security of your account and your password. You’re responsible for any activity associated with your account.
You represent, warrant, and agree that you will not capture or contribute any Content (as defined below) or otherwise use the Services or Products or interact with the Services or Products in a manner that:
1. Infringes or violates the intellectual property rights or any other rights of anyone else (including us);
2. Violates any law, ordinance, or regulation, including privacy and other laws referenced above and any applicable export control laws;
3. Is harmful, fraudulent, deceptive, threatening, harassing, defamatory, obscene, or otherwise objectionable;
4. Jeopardizes the security of your Lexi account or anyone else’s (such as allowing someone else to log in to the Services as you);
5. Attempts, in any manner, to obtain the password, account, or other security information from any other user;
6. Violates the security of any computer network, or cracks any passwords or security encryption codes;
7. Runs Maillist, Listserv, any form of auto-responder or “spam” on the Services, or any processes that run or are activated while you are not logged into the Services, or that otherwise interfere with the proper working of the Services (including by placing an unreasonable load on the Services’ infrastructure);
8. “Crawls,” “scrapes,” or “spiders” any page, data, or portion of or relating to the Services or Content (through use of manual or automated means); or
9. Copies or stores any significant portion of the Content.
A violation of any of the foregoing is grounds for termination of your right to use or access the Products and Services.
TRADEMARKS AND COPYRIGHTS
Nothing on or in the Products or Services shall be construed as conferring any license under any intellectual property right, including any right in the nature of trademark or copyright, of Lexi or any third party, whether by estoppel, implication or otherwise. All trademarks and trade names are the property of their respective owners.
Except as otherwise noted, Lexi is the owner of all trademarks and service marks on or in the Products and Services, whether registered or not, including, without limitation, Lexi®, Lexi LightsTM, Lexi HomeTM and Lexi Devices. Lexi expressly forbids the unauthorized use of its logos, trademarks or other graphics to create links. All registered trademarks are registered in the United States of America (and/or other applicable jurisdictions).
What if I see something on the Services that infringes my copyright? You may have heard of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (the “DMCA”), as it relates to online service providers, like Lexi, being asked to remove material that allegedly violates someone’s copyright. We respect others’ intellectual property rights, and we reserve the right to delete or disable Content alleged to be infringing, and to terminate the accounts of repeat alleged infringers.
You may have the ability to publicly post or upload materials (including, without limitation, video, images, audio, commentary) (the “Content”) captured through or in connection with your use of the Products and Services.
You are solely responsible for all Content that you upload, post, email, transmit, or otherwise disseminate using, or in connection with, the Products or Services (collectively, “Shared Content”). You represent and warrant that:
(a) you own the intellectual property rights in Shared Content posted by you or otherwise have the right to post the Content and grant the license set forth below, and
(b) the posting and use of your Shared Content on or through the Services does not violate the privacy rights, publicity rights, copyrights, contract rights, intellectual property rights or any other rights of any person.
You will use reasonable efforts to scan and remove any viruses or other contaminating or destructive features before submitting any material. You also shall not transmit chain letters, pyramid schemes, surveys and solicitations through the Web Site. You shall also not forge headers or manipulate identifies or other data in order to disguise the origin of any Content and/or User Content transmitted through our Web Site or to manipulate your presence on the Web Site. You shall not interfere with or disrupt our sites, servers or networks or take any action that imposes an unreasonably or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure.
You affirm, represent and warrant that the Shared Content submitted to the Web Site does not infringe any proprietary right of another, such as but not limited to copyright, trademark or patent, or any confidentiality obligation.
You acknowledge and agree that any of your ideas, submissions or discussions or any other Shared Content provided by you within the Web Site that is not the subject of intellectual property right protection may be used by any other contributor without compensation or attribution.
You shall be solely responsible for your own Shared Content and the consequences of posting submitting and/or publishing it. Lexi may, but is not obligated to, review and monitor, before and/or after submitting Shared Content. However, you acknowledge that it is impossible for us to monitor or review all Shared Content. Without limitation, Lexi, its subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, licensors, brand licensees and suppliers will not and cannot be held responsible for the accuracy, completeness, quality or validity of Shared Content posted by third parties on the Web Site.
Lexi does not endorse any Shared Content or any opinion, recommendation, or advice expressed therein, and Lexi expressly disclaims any and all liability in connection with Shared Content.
Lexi has the sole right and ability to edit and/or remove messages or any other Shared Content which are objectionable, improper or otherwise in breach of these Terms of Service for any reason at any time without notice or consent and at its sole discretion. Any user who believes that submitted Shared Content is objectionable or improper is encouraged to contact Lexi immediately by e-mail at email@example.com. Upon receipt of such notification, we will make reasonable efforts to take such action as we deem necessary within a reasonable period of time. Since this is a manual process, you are advised that we may not be able to remove or edit particular Shared Content immediately.
You hereby grant Lexi and its licensees an unlimited, irrevocable, fully paid and royalty-free, perpetual, worldwide right to re-use, distribute, store, delete, translate, copy, modify, display, sell, create derivative works from and otherwise exploit such Shared Content for any purpose and in any media formats in any media channels without compensation to you. You shall not use, reproduce, modify, upload, publish, transmit, distribute, display, or otherwise exploit for any purposes whatsoever any Content: (i) not owned by you without the express prior written consent of the respective owners, and (ii) in any way that violates any third party right. Lexi reserves the right, but shall not be obligated, to remove any Content from the Services at any time in its sole and absolute discretion. If you see Content that you believe violates our Terms, please flag it in our mobile application or report it to us by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
If, for any reason, you decide to return Product that you purchased from us for a refund, you must notify us and return the Product to us within thirty (30) days from the date the Product was delivered. Unless the Product is faulty or not as described, you will be responsible for all costs associated with returning the Product to us (including uninstallation and the cost of shipping the Product back to us). We will refund the price you paid for the Product excluding original shipping charges.
THIRD PARTY SERVICES
You may be allowed to access or acquire products, websites, applications, content or services from third parties (“Third Party Services”) through our Services. A description or reference to any Third Party Service by or through our Services (including any description or reference via hyperlink) does not imply endorsement by Lexi of such Third Party Service. These Third Party Services are the sole responsibility of such independent third parties, and your use thereof is solely at your own risk. Lexi has no control over the content or policies of such Third Party Services, and we are not responsible for (and under no circumstances shall we be liable for) the contents, accuracy, reliability, quality or security of any such Third Party Service. Those who choose to access information provided by third parties (including any information obtained through our Services) are solely responsible for the compliance of such information with any applicable law.
From time to time, Lexi may develop updates, upgrades, patches and other modifications to improve the performance of the Services and/or the Products or for other reasons in our sole discretion (“Updates”). You agree that Lexi may automatically install such Updates without providing any additional notice to you or receiving any additional consent from you.
Lexi is pleased to hear from its customers. However, anything you disclose or offer to us by or through our websites or our Services (“communications”), including e-mails to Ring or postings on interactive portions of our websites, shall be deemed and shall remain the property of Lexi. If you send us such communications, you do so on a NON-CONFIDENTIAL BASIS, and we will have no obligation to keep such information secret, to refrain from using such information, or to compensate you for the receipt or use of such communications. Lexi is free to use, for any purpose whatsoever, any communications, including but not limited to publishing, developing, manufacturing, and marketing our Products or Services using such communications. By submitting communications to us through our websites, via e-mail, or by any means, you hereby RELEASE Lexi from any liability under any legal theory in connection with the use, modification, sale, or disclosure of any such communications. By uploading or otherwise providing any communications to our websites or to Lexi, you hereby grant Lexi, to the extent you retain any rights, the unlimited, perpetual right to reuse, redistribute, modify, and create derivative works from such communications for any purpose and in any media without compensation to you.
PRODUCTS AND SOFTWARE
Downloading or using our software (including our mobile application) does not give you title to such software, including any files, data and images incorporated in or associated with the software. Your use of any such software shall be only in accordance with these Terms. Our software is copyrighted by Lexi or its licensor(s), and may be protected by one or more patents owned by Lexi or its licensor(s). Software may not be copied, redistributed or placed on any server for further distribution. You may not sell, modify, decompile, disassemble or otherwise reverse engineer the software. Products and Services offered through this website shall be warranted, if at all, through the written license or warranty provided in connection with such product or software. These Terms apply to your use of all the Products and Services, including software that may be downloaded to your smartphone or tablet to access the Services (the “Application”). The Application is licensed to you on a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferrable, non-sublicensable basis, solely to be used in connection with the Products and Services for your private, personal, non-commercial use, subject to all the terms and conditions of these Terms as they are applicable to the Products and Services. You will only use the Application in connection with a device that you own or control. You represent and warrant that you are not located in a country subject to a U.S. Government embargo, or that has been designated by the U.S. Government as a “terrorist supporting” country, and that you are not listed on any U.S. Government list of prohibited or restricted parties.
Accessing certain areas of the Web Site and using certain functions or features of the Web Site may require you to register as a contributor. This registration is free of charge.
When you register, you must choose a unique user name or "handle" and password and you must provide a unique, valid, current and verifiable e-mail address. Duplicate user names and e-mail addresses are not allowed, so if the name or address you enter is already in use, you will be prompted to choose another one. We will send you a confirmation e-mail with your registered information. In the event that delivery of such information fails for any reason, your access or use of areas, functions or features requiring such registration may be refused or terminated. You will promptly update your registration to keep it accurate and current. You are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password. We reserve the right to change your username or delete your submitted content to the Web Site or refuse or cancel your registration if you choose a user name that, in our sole discretion, is obscene, indecent, abusive or otherwise improper. You are also solely responsible for restricting access to your computer(s). You agree to accept responsibility for all activities occurring under your account, user name, and/or password that are due to your conduct, inaction, or negligence. If you become aware of any suspicious or unauthorized conduct concerning your account, user name and/or password, you agree to contact us immediately by e-mail @ email@example.com We may, at our own discretion, bar registration from any specific e-mail service or ISP.
To the fullest extent permitted by law, you acknowledge and agree that you will defend, indemnify and hold Lexi harmless against all claims, actions, proceedings, losses, damages, expenses and costs (including without limitation court costs and reasonable legal fees) arising out of or in connection with any claim brought against us by any third party as a result of your or your Authorized Users’ use of the Services and Products, notwithstanding the foregoing this indemnification shall not apply to claims based on Lexi’s own willful, wanton, or intentional misconduct by Lexi.
NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES
Lexi makes no representations or warranties that our Products or Services are free of defects, viruses or other harmful components. We shall not be responsible for any damages or loss that may result from the hacking or infiltration of our websites or Lexi’s computer systems.
This website may contain errors and may not be complete or current. Lexi therefore reserves the right to the fullest extent allowed by law to correct any errors or omissions (including after an order has been submitted) and to change or update information at any time without prior notice. Please note that such errors or omissions may relate to product descriptions, pricing and availability. We reserve the right to the fullest extent allowed by applicable law to cancel or refuse to accept any order. We apologize for any inconvenience.
EXCEPT FOR THE LIMITED WARRANTY PROVIDED ON OUR WEBSITE, OUR PRODUCTS AND SERVICES ARE PROVIDED ‘AS IS,’ AND LEXI DOES NOT MAKE ANY WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY WARRANTY OF FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR MERCHANTABILITY, NOR DO WE IN ANY WAY GUARANTEE THE QUALITY, DATA CONTENT, ARTISTIC WORTH OR LEGALITY OF INFORMATION, CONTENT, GOODS OR SERVICES THAT ARE TRANSFERRED, RECEIVED, PURCHASED OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE OR OBTAINED BY WAY OF THIS WEBSITE OR THE SERVICES. WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT OUR PRODUCTS OR SERVICES WILL BE SECURE, UNINTERRUPTED, OR ERROR-FREE, OR THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE, SHALL LEXI BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR LOST PROFITS THAT RESULT FROM THE DISTRIBUTION OR USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE CONTENT OR MATERIALS ON THIS WEBSITE, THE PRODUCTS, OR THE SERVICES EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY OR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY
IN NO EVENT SHALL RING’S TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES AND CAUSES OF ACTION (WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE) EXCEED THE AMOUNT PAID BY YOU, IF ANY, FOR THE PRODUCTS OR SERVICES AT ISSUE WITHIN THE PRIOR TWELVE (12) MONTHS. THIS LIMITATION IS CUMULATIVE AND WILL NOT BE INCREASED BY THE EXISTENCE OF MORE THAN ONE INCIDENT OR CLAIM. LEXI DISCLAIMS ALL LIABILITY OF ANY KIND OF LEXI’S LICENSORS AND SUPPLIERS. TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL LEXI BE LIABLE IN ANY WAY FOR ANY CONTENT, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN ANY CONTENT, OR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND INCURRED IN CONNECTION WITH USE OF OR EXPOSURE TO ANY CONTENT POSTED, EMAILED, ACCESSED, TRANSMITTED, OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE VIA THE SERVICES.
YOU USE THE PRODUCTS AND SERVICES AT YOUR OWN RISK. YOU HAVE SOLE RESPONSIBILITY FOR ADEQUATE PROTECTION AND BACKUP OF DATA AND/OR EQUIPMENT USED IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE, AND YOU AGREE TO HOLD LEXI HARMLESS FROM, AND YOU COVENANT NOT TO SUE US FOR, ANY CLAIMS BASED ON YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE, INCLUDING CLAIMS FOR LOST DATA OR CONTENT, WORK DELAYS OR LOST PROFITS RESULTING FROM YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES.
THE LIMITATION OF LIABILITY DESCRIBED ABOVE SHALL APPLY FULLY TO RESIDENTS OF NEW JERSEY. IF ANY PORTION OF THIS SECTION IS HELD TO BE INVALID UNDER THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF NEW JERSEY, THE INVALIDITY OF SUCH PORTION SHALL NOT AFFECT THE VALIDITY OF THE REMAINING PORTIONS OF THE APPLICABLE SECTIONS.
JURISDICTION AND CHOICE OF LAW
Lexi controls and manages the Services from its facilities in the State of California in the United States of America. Unless otherwise stated, materials and content on the Services are presented solely for promoting Products and Services in the United States of America. Information published on the Products and Services may contain references to products, programs and services that are not announced or available in your country or region. We make no representation that such information, products, programs or services referenced on the Products or Services are legal, available or appropriate in your country or region.
These Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California and the United States of America, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law.
Mandatory, Bilateral Arbitration and Waiver of Class Actions
PLEASE READ THIS SECTION CAREFULLY – IT MAY SIGNIFICANTLY AFFECT YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS, INCLUDING YOUR RIGHT TO FILE A LAWSUIT IN COURT.
YOU AND LEXI AGREE THAT ANY DISPUTE, CONTROVERSY, OR CLAIM ARISING OUT OF, OR RELATING TO YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES AND OR PRODUCTS, TO THIS AGREEMENT, OR TO THE CONTENT, ANY RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN US AND/OR ANY RECORDING ON THE SERVICES AND/OR PRODUCTS SHALL BE RESOLVED ONLY BY FINAL AND BINDING, BILATERAL ARBITRATION, except that (1) you may assert claims in small claims court in your county of residence within the United States if your claims qualify; and (2) this agreement to arbitrate does not include your or Lexi’s right to seek injunctive or other equitable relief in state or federal court in Los Angeles County California to prevent the actual or threatened infringement, misappropriation or violation of a party’s copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, patents, or other intellectual property rights. The Federal Arbitration Act (the “FAA”), 9 U.S.C. § 1, et seq., and federal arbitration law apply to this Agreement and govern all questions as to whether a dispute is subject to arbitration.
There is no judge or jury in arbitration, and court review of an arbitration award is limited. An arbitrator, however, can award on an individual basis the same damages and relief as a court (including injunctive and declaratory relief or statutory damages), and must follow the terms of these Terms.
“Disputes” shall include, but are not limited to, any claims or controversies between you and Lexi against each other related in any way to or arising out of in any way from this Agreement, the Services, the Products, the Content, including but not limited to sales, returns, refunds, cancellations, defects, policies, privacy, advertising, or any communications between you and Lexi, even if the claim arises after you or Lexi has terminated Services or a user account. Disputes also include, but are not limited to, claims that: (a) you bring against our employees, agents, affiliates, or other representatives; or (b) Lexi brings against you. Disputes also include, but are not limited to, (i) claims in any way related to or arising out of any aspect of the relationship between you and Lexi, whether based in contract, tort, statute, fraud, misrepresentation, advertising claims, or any other legal theory; (ii) claims that arose before these Terms or out of a prior set of Terms with Lexi; (iii) claims that are subject to on-going litigation where you are not a party or a class member; and/or (iv) claims that arise after the termination of these Terms.
Before initiating an arbitration, you and Lexi each agree to first provide the other a written notice (“Notice of Dispute”), which shall contain: (a) a written description of the problem and relevant documents and supporting information; and (b) a statement of the specific relief sought. A Notice of Dispute should be sent to: 2342 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704, Attention: Legal Department, or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. We will provide a Notice of Dispute to you via the email address associated with your Lexi account. You and Lexi agree to attempt in good faith to resolve the Dispute prior to commencing an arbitration and not to commence an arbitration proceeding until a forty-five (45) day post-notice resolution period expires.
Arbitration Process and Procedure
If the parties do not reach an agreed upon solution within forty-five (45) days from the original Dispute Notice, then either party may initiate binding arbitration as the sole means to resolve claims, subject to these terms. Arbitration shall (1) be administered by the Judicial Arbitration and Mediation Services, Inc. (“JAMS”), pursuant to the JAMS Streamlined Arbitration Rules & Procedures then in effect (the “JAMS Rules”) and as modified by this agreement to arbitrate, including the rules regarding filing, administration, discovery, and arbitrator fees; (2) be conducted by a single, neutral arbitrator; and (3) take place in the county where you reside or any reasonable location within the United States convenient for you. To the extent that this agreement to arbitrate conflicts with the JAMS Policy on Consumer Arbitrations Pursuant to Pre-Dispute Clauses Minimum Standards for Procedural Fairness (the “Minimum Standards”), the Minimum Standards in that regard will apply.
WE EACH AGREE THAT ANY DISPUTE RESOLUTION PROCEEDINGS WILL BE CONDUCTED ONLY ON AN INDIVIDUAL BASIS AND NOT IN A CLASS, REPRESENTATIVE OR PRIVATE ATTORNEY GENERAL ACTION. Further, unless both you and Lexi expressly agree otherwise, the arbitrator may not consolidate more than one person’s claims and may not otherwise preside over any form of a representative or class proceeding. If a court decides that applicable law precludes enforcement of any of this subsection’s limitations as to a particular claim for relief, then that claim (and only that claim) must be severed from the arbitration and may be brought in court.
If, for any reason, a claim proceeds in court rather than in arbitration, we each waive our right to a jury trial.
YOU THEREFORE UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT BY ENTERING INTO THIS AGREEMENT, YOU AND LEXI ARE EACH WAIVING THE RIGHT TO A TRIAL BY JURY AND THE RIGHT TO PARTICIPATE IN A CLASS OR REPRESENTATIVE ACTION FOR ANY CLAIMS COVERED BY THIS AGREEMENT.
The arbitrator may award declaratory or injunctive relief only in favor of the individual party seeking relief and only to the extent necessary to provide relief warranted by that party's individual claim.
The JAMS Rules are available on its website at https://www.jamsadr.com/rules-streamlined-arbitration/. Notwithstanding any JAMS Rules to the contrary or any other provision in the arbitration rules chosen, by agreement, to govern, you and Lexi each agree that all issues regarding the Dispute are delegated to the arbitrator to decide. Further, the arbitrator, and not any federal, state or local court or agency, shall have exclusive authority to resolve all disputes arising out of or relating to the interpretation, applicability, enforceability or formation of these Terms, including, but not limited to any claim that all or any part of these Terms are void or voidable, or whether a claim is subject to arbitration. The arbitrator shall be empowered to grant whatever relief would be available in a court under law or in equity. The arbitrator’s award shall be written, and binding on the parties and may be entered as a judgment in any court of competent jurisdiction.
If your claim does not exceed $10,000 (USD), you and Lexi agree to waive an oral hearing by the arbitrator and the arbitration will be conducted solely on the basis of documents you and Lexi submit to the arbitrator, unless you request a hearing or the arbitrator determines that a hearing is necessary. To the extent an oral hearing is requested by you or Lexi, or deemed necessary by the arbitrator, you and Lexi agree that the hearing will be conducted telephonically or videographically.
An arbitrator’s award will be a written statement of the disposition of each claim and will also provide a concise written statement of the essential findings and conclusions which form the basis of the award. The arbitrator’s decision and award is final and binding, with some limited court review under the FAA, and judgment on the award may be entered in any court of competent jurisdiction.
It is each parties’ responsibility to pay any JAMS filing, case management/administrative, and arbitrator fees as set forth in the JAMS Rules. To the extent the filing fee for the arbitration exceeds the cost of filing a lawsuit, Lexi will pay the additional cost. If your claim for damages does not exceed $25,000 (USD) and you follow the dispute notice procedure set forth above, Lexi will pay all such fees unless the arbitrator finds that either the substance of your Dispute or the relief sought was frivolous or was brought for an improper purpose (as measured by the standards set forth in the Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 11(b)).
Small Claims & Government Actions
As an alternative to arbitration, you or Lexi may resolve Disputes in a small claims court that has jurisdiction over your claim. These Terms and this arbitration agreement do not prevent you from bringing your Dispute to the attention of any federal, state, or local government agency. Such agencies can, if the law allows, seek relief against Lexi on your behalf.
Opt Out Procedure
If you do not wish to be bound by the arbitration and class-action waiver provisions in these Terms, you must notify us in writing within thirty (30) days (or such longer period, if required by applicable law) of the date that you first accept these Terms. To opt out, please mail a notification including your name, the email address for your customer account, your mailing address, and a statement that you do not wish to resolve disputes with Lexi by arbitration to Lexi Devices, Inc., 2342 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704, Attention: Legal Department – Opt Out. Any opt out sent in accordance with this paragraph affects only these Terms, and shall not affect the other arbitration agreements between you and Lexi (whether entered into before or after these Terms). If you do not opt out in writing in accordance with this paragraph, you agree to be bound by the arbitration and class-action waiver provisions of these Terms. If you opt-out of these arbitration provisions, Lexi also will not be bound by them.
Changes to this Section
Lexi will provide you with sixty (60)-days’ notice of any changes to this section. Changes will become effective on the sixtieth (60th) day, and will apply prospectively only to any claims arising after the sixtieth (60th) day. You may opt out of changes to this section after receiving notice of the changes by mailing a notice to Lexi Devices, Inc., 2342 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704 Attention: Legal Department – Changes Opt Out.
SEVERABILITY AND SURVIVAL
Provisions that, by their nature, should survive termination of these Terms shall survive termination. By way of example, all of the following will survive termination: any obligation you have to pay us or indemnify us, any limitations on our liability, any terms regarding ownership of intellectual property rights, and terms regarding disputes between us.
Please see our Privacy Notice for information regarding the collection and use of personal information collected through our Products and Services.
Despite any representations concerning privacy, Lexi reserves the right to disclose without notice to you any information in its possession if required to do so by law or upon a good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with the law, to protect or defend our rights or property, or to respond to an emergency situation. Specific areas or pages of this website may include additional or different terms relating to the use of personal information collected from such areas or pages.
Questions concerning these Terms, requests for cancellation or other requests or questions should be directed to the contact point specified at the end of these Terms. Lexi Devices, Inc. 2342 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704