Terms of Service

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Last updated: August 31, 2019

BINDING TERMS

Use of this Starbucks Free Wi-Fi service ("Service") is subject to these terms of use ("Terms") as such may be changed from time to time to by Starbucks.

PRIVACY

Starbucks may collect information about your usage of the Service, such as when and for how long you use the network and the frequency and size of data transfers. Starbucks may also collect information about the geographic locations of the Service nodes through which you connect to the network. For more information about how we collect, use and share information, please see the Starbucks Privacy Policy. By accessing or using the Service, you consent to all actions that we take with respect to your data consistent with the Starbucks Privacy Policy.

SECURITY

The Service, which utilizes wireless technologies, is not inherently secure and that wireless communications may not remain private or free of interception or access by others. Neither Starbucks, nor Starbucks designated Wi-Fi providers will be liable to you or any other party for any lack of security that may result from your use of the Service, and you agree that you are solely responsible for implementing and maintaining appropriate technological and other safeguards to ensure the safety and security of your device and anything stored on, or transmitted by, your device.

USE OF THE SERVICE

Starbucks provides the Service for non-commercial use by guests, visitors, clients and customers of Starbucks. The Service may not be used for improper activities including, without limitation: (a) modifying, adapting, translating, or reverse engineering any portion of Service; (b) reselling, renting, sharing or distributing any aspect of the Service; (c) attempting to break security, access, tamper with or use any unauthorized parts of the Service or any third party devices, accounts, equipment or networks; (d) removing any copyright, trademark or other proprietary rights notices contained in or on the Service; (e) attempting to collect or maintain any information about other users of the Service (including usernames and/or email addresses) or other third parties for unauthorized purposes; (f) creating or transmitting unwanted electronic communications such as "spam" or chain letters to other users or otherwise interfering with other users' enjoyment of the Service ; (g) using Service to transfer technology, software or other materials in violation of applicable export laws and regulations; (h) transmitting content that infringes, misappropriates or violates the intellectual property, publicity, privacy or other proprietary rights of any party, or that is defamatory, unlawful or promotes or encourages illegal activity; (i) transmitting any viruses, worms, defects, Trojan horses or other items of a destructive nature; (j) using the Service to access, advertise, solicit, transmit, store, post, display or otherwise make available obscene or indecent images or other materials; or (k) using the Service for any unlawful, harassing, abusive, criminal or fraudulent purpose.

You are responsible for your conduct and the conduct of anyone who uses the Service via your device. Starbucks reserves the right to monitor, intercept and disclose any transmissions over or using our facilities, and to provide user information, or use records, and other related information under certain circumstances (for example, in response to lawful process, orders, subpoenas, or warrants).

DIGITAL MILLENNIUM COPYRIGHT ACT

If you believe any material available via the Service infringes a copyright you own or control, you may file a notification of such infringement with our Designated Agent as set forth below.

Starbucks Corporation
Customer Care
2401 Utah Ave. S., S-CR1
Seattle, WA 98134
1-800-Starbuc (782-7282)
info@starbucks.com

Please see 17 U.S.C. §512(c)(3) for the requirements of a proper notification. You should note that if you knowingly misrepresent in your notification that the material or activity is infringing, you will be liable for any damages, including costs and attorneys' fees, incurred by us or the alleged infringer as the result of our relying upon such misrepresentation in removing or disabling access to the material or activity claimed to be infringing.

If a notice of copyright infringement has been filed against material posted by you on the Service, you may make a counter-notification with our Designated Agent listed above, provided that such counter-notification complies with the requirements of 17 U.S.C. §512(g)(3). If Starbucks receives a valid counter-notification, it may reinstate the removed or disabled material in accordance with the DMCA.

In accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act ("DMCA") and other applicable law, Starbucks has also adopted a policy of terminating, in appropriate circumstances and in its sole discretion, users who are deemed to be repeat infringers. Starbucks may also, in its sole discretion, limit access to the Service and/or terminate the accounts of any users who infringe any intellectual property rights of others, whether or not there is any repeat infringement.

CONTENT DISCLAIMER

Starbucks does not control and is not responsible for third-party data, content, services, or products that you access or download through Starbucks Free Wi-Fi. Starbucks may, but is not obliged to, block data transmissions to protect, the Starbucks Free Wi-Fi network, Starbucks designated Wi-Fi providers or the public.

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES

STARBUCKS DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTY OR LIABILITY REGARDING (A) THE ACCURACY, CONTENT, COMPLETENESS, LEGALITY, RELIABILITY, OPERABILITY OR AVAILABILITY OF INFORMATION OR MATERIAL DISPLAYED IN OR ACCESSIBLE THROUGH THE SERVICE; (B) THE DELETION, FAILURE TO STORE, MISDELIVERY, OR UNTIMELY DELIVERY OF ANY INFORMATION OR MATERIAL IN CONNECTION WITH THE SERVICE; OR (C) HARM RESULTING FROM DOWNLOADING OR ACCESSING ANY INFORMATION OR MATERIAL ON THE INTERNET THROUGH THE SERVICE; OR (D) THE COVERAGE, SPEED OR QUALITY OF THE SERVICE. STARBUCKS DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTY THAT THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE.

Without limiting the foregoing, under no circumstances will Starbucks be held liable for any delay or failure in performance resulting directly or indirectly from acts of nature, forces, or causes beyond their reasonable control, including, without limitation, Internet failures, computer equipment failures, telecommunication equipment failures, other equipment failures, electrical power failures, strikes, labor disputes, riots, insurrections, civil disturbances, shortages of labor or materials, fires, floods, storms, explosions, acts of God, war, governmental actions, orders of domestic or foreign courts or tribunals, non-performance of third parties, or loss of or fluctuations in heat, light, or air conditioning.

INDEMNIFICATION

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Starbucks, its independent contractors, service providers and consultants, and their respective directors, officers, employees, agents, parents, subsidiaries, and other affiliates, from and against any claims, suits, damages, costs, liabilities, penalties, and expenses (including, but not limited to, reasonable attorneys’ fees) arising out of or related to (a) your use of the Service ; (b) your violation of these Terms; (d) your violation of any rights of any third party; or (e) your conduct in connection with the Service. Starbucks reserves the right to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by the User, in which event the User will cooperate in asserting any available defenses.

LIMITATION ON LIABILITY

TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, STARBUCKS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO LOSS OF INCOME, PROFITS, GOODWILL, DATA, CONTRACTS, USE OF MONEY, OR LOSS OR DAMAGE ARISING FROM OR CONNECTED IN ANY WAY TO BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, WHETHER IN TORT (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION NEGLIGENCE), CONTRACT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICE, THE CONTENT OR THE MATERIALS CONTAINED IN OR ACCESSED THROUGH THE SERVICE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY DAMAGES CAUSED BY OR RESULTING FROM MISTAKES, OMISSIONS, INTERRUPTIONS, DELETION OF FILES OR EMAIL, ERRORS, DEFECTS, VIRUSES, DELAYS IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION OR ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, WHETHER OR NOT RESULTING FROM ACTS OF GOD, COMMUNICATIONS FAILURE, THEFT, DESTRUCTION OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO STARBUCKS SYSTEMS OR NETWORKS.

MODIFICATIONS TO THE SERVICE

Starbucks reserves the right to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Service or any features or portions thereof without prior notice. Starbucks will not be liable for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Service or any part thereof.

JURISDICTION AND COMPLIANCE WITH LAWS

Access to and use of the Service and these Terms are governed by U. S. federal law and/or the laws of the State of Washington, without resort to conflict of law provisions. Any legal action or proceeding relating to your access to or use of the Service or these Terms of Use shall be instituted only in a state or federal court located in King County, Washington. You and Starbucks agree to submit to the jurisdiction of, and agree that venue is proper in, these courts in any such legal action or proceeding.

SEVERABILITY

If any provision of these Terms shall be deemed unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these Terms of Use and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.

TERMINATION OF USE

Starbucks reserves the right, without notice and in its sole discretion, to terminate your use of the Service and to block or prevent your future access to and use of the Service.

ENTIRE AGREEMENT AND WAIVER

These Terms constitute the entire agreement between the parties with respect to the subject matter hereof and supersedes and replaces all prior or contemporaneous understandings or agreements, written or oral, regarding such subject matter. Any waiver of any provision of the Terms will be effective only if in writing and signed by Starbucks.