Terms of Service

I. Introduction A. Purpose of the website: HayMaker.Farm is a multi-vendor marketplace and community forum where users can buy and sell hay and engage in discussions related to the industry. By using the Services, you agree to be bound by these Terms. If you do not agree to these Terms, please do not use the Services. B. Acceptance of Terms of Service: Please read these Terms carefully before using the Services. Your access to and use of the Services constitutes your acceptance of and agreement to abide by these Terms.

II. Eligibility A. Age requirement: To be eligible to use the Services, you must be at least 18 years of age. If you are under 18 years of age, you must obtain the consent of your parent or legal guardian to access and use the Services. B. Parental or legal guardian consent: If you are under 18 years of age and have obtained the consent of your parent or legal guardian, they agree to be bound by these Terms in relation to your use of the Services.

III. User Accounts A. Account creation: To access certain features of the Services, you may be required to create a user account (“Account”). You must provide accurate, current, and complete information when creating your Account. B. Account security: You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your Account information, including your password, and for all activities that occur under your Account. You agree to notify us immediately of any unauthorized access to or use of your Account. C. Accuracy of information: You represent and warrant that all information you provide to us when creating an Account is accurate, current, and complete. We reserve the right to refuse service, terminate accounts, or remove or edit content in our sole discretion. D. Termination or suspension of accounts: HayMaker.Farm reserves the right to terminate or suspend your Account at any time and for any reason, including but not limited to, a violation of these Terms, providing false information, or engaging in any activity that is detrimental to the operation of the Services or other users.

IV. User Conduct A. Prohibited activities: By using the Services, you agree not to engage in any illegal or unauthorized activities, including but not limited to infringement of intellectual property rights, posting defamatory or offensive content, harassment, threats, or any other conduct that could harm other users. B. Respect for other users: You agree to treat all users with respect and not to engage in any behavior that could be considered harassment or that could negatively affect the experience of other users of the Services. C. Compliance with applicable laws: You agree to comply with all applicable local, state, national, and international laws and regulations while using the Services.

V. Intellectual Property Rights A. Ownership of website content: The content, features, and functionality of the Services, including but not limited to text, graphics, logos, and software, are the property of HayMaker.Farm or its licensors and are protected by copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property rights. B. Copyright and trademark protections: You acknowledge and agree that you will not reproduce, distribute, or create derivative works of the Services without the express written permission of HayMaker.Farm. C. Restrictions on use: You agree not to use the Services for any purpose that infringes upon or violates the intellectual property rights or other rights of any third party.

VI. Third-Party Content A. Links to external websites: The Services may contain links to third-party websites, products, or services that are not owned or controlled by HayMaker.Farm. We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party websites or services. B. Disclaimer of responsibility for third-party content: By using the Services, you expressly release HayMaker.Farm from any and all liability arising from your use of any third-party website or service. We encourage you to be aware of and to read the terms and conditions and privacy policies of any third-party websites or services that you visit or use.

VII. Limitation of Liability A. Disclaimer of warranties: To the maximum extent permitted by law, the Services are provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis, without warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement. B. Limitation of damages: In no event will HayMaker.Farm, its affiliates, or their licensors, service providers, employees, agents, officers, or directors be liable for damages of any kind, under any legal theory, arising out of or in connection with your use or inability to use the Services, including any direct, indirect, special, incidental, consequential, or punitive damages.

VIII. Governing Law A. Applicable jurisdiction: These Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the jurisdiction in which HayMaker.Farm is located, without regard to its conflict of law provisions. B. Dispute resolution: Any legal suit, action, or proceeding arising out of or related to these Terms or the Services shall be instituted exclusively in the federal or state courts located in the jurisdiction in which HayMaker.Farm is located. You waive any and all objections to the exercise of jurisdiction over you by such courts and to venue in such courts.

IX. Changes to Terms of Service A. Notification of changes: We may revise these Terms from time to time, and will notify you of any material changes by posting the updated Terms on the website or by sending an email notification to the email address associated with your Account. It is your responsibility to check for updates to the Terms periodically. B. Continued use as acceptance: Your continued use of the Services after any changes to the Terms signifies your acceptance of the revised Terms. If you do not agree to the revised Terms, you must stop using the Services.

X. Contact Information A. Email address for inquiries: If you have any questions, concerns, or comments regarding these Terms or the Services, please contact us at hello@haymaker.farm. B. Additional contact methods: You may also reach us through any other contact methods provided on the HayMaker.Farm website.

XI. Termination A. Termination by user: You may terminate your Account and discontinue your use of the Services at any time and for any reason by contacting us at hello@haymaker.farm. B. Termination by HayMaker.Farm: We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to terminate or suspend your Account and access to the Services, with or without notice, for any reason, including but not limited to a violation of these Terms, providing false information, or engaging in any activity that is detrimental to the operation of the Services or other users.

XII. Miscellaneous A. Severability: If any provision of these Terms is found to be invalid or unenforceable by a court of competent jurisdiction, the remaining provisions shall remain in full force and effect, and the invalid or unenforceable provision shall be deemed replaced by a valid and enforceable provision that most closely reflects the original intent of the parties. B. Waiver: No waiver by HayMaker.Farm of any term or condition set forth in these Terms shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or condition or a waiver of any other term or condition, and any failure of HayMaker.Farm to assert a right or provision under these Terms shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. C. Entire agreement: These Terms, together with our Privacy Policy and any other legal notices published by HayMaker.Farm on the website, constitute the entire agreement between you and HayMaker.Farm with respect to the Services and supersede all prior or contemporaneous understandings and agreements, whether written or oral, with respect to the Services.