TERMS & CONDITIONS OF USE

This website and any social media websites, or other websites that are linked to, or affiliated with this website (hereinafter, collectively referred to as the “SITE”) are owned and/or operated by The Vortex Bar & Grill, its designees, licensees, assignees, affiliates and other entities, (hereinafter, collectively referred to as “THE VORTEX”). All materials, data, text, images, graphics, artwork, video, audio and/or any other content contained in the SITE (hereinafter, collectively referred to as the “MATERIALS”), are provided by THE VORTEX for informational and entertainment purposes only. By entering and using the SITE, you agree to the Terms and Conditions set forth here. You also agree that THE VORTEX retains the sole right to determine what constitutes copyright infringement, and you further agree to pay any and all legal fees and court costs if THE VORTEX has to take legal action against you or your company for copyright or trademark infringement.

COPYRIGHT & OWNERSHIP OF MATERIALS
All MATERIALS contained in the SITE are copyrighted by THE VORTEX and should not be distributed, modified, reproduced or used, in whole or in part, without prior written consent of THE VORTEX. The MATERIALS in the SITE may not be copied for commercial use or distribution without the express written consent of The Vortex, nor may the MATERIALS on the SITE be modified, downloaded or imported to other websites, blogs, e-zines, or any other various methods of replication, digital or otherwise. Using any MATERIALS from the SITE, in any of the aforementioned applications, without first obtaining permission from THE VORTEX is in violation of U.S. Federal copyright law, and will be prosecuted as such. For information on obtaining permission to use any of the MATERIALS contained in the SITE, contact Michael J. Benoit via email at owners@thevortexbarandgrill.com Make sure to type “Vortex Content Licensing” in the subject line. © 1992-2014, The Vortex Bar & Grill. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

TRADEMARK INFORMATION
"The Vortex," for use as identification of a Bar & Grill, and the "Laughing Skull" logo are registered trademarks of Big-Time Marketing, Inc., the usage of which has been legally licensed to THE VORTEX. The absence of a product or service name, service mark or logo belonging to THE VORTEX, anywhere in the MATERIALS of the SITE does not constitute a waiver of owner’s trademark or other intellectual property rights concerning that name or logo. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

THIRD PARTY COMPANIES & PRODUCTS
You may legally link from your website to the SITE without asking permission, but THE VORTEX would prefer you notify THE VORTEX through the SITE. Inclusion of any third party products, companies, or websites on the SITE, and elsewhere, is intended for informational purposes only and constitutes neither an endorsement nor a recommendation. THE VORTEX makes no representation whatsoever regarding the content of any other websites.

DISCLAIMER & LIMITATION OF LIABILITY:
THE VORTEX intends the information and data contained in the SITE to be accurate and reliable, however, the MATERIALS in the SITE are provided “as-is” and without warranties of any kind, either express or implied. All information presented in the SITE is offered solely as a convenience, for entertainment purposes only, and is subject to change without notice. Operational policies, menu items, liquor selections, descriptions, prices, hours of operation, and all other information appearing on the SITE may therefore be inaccurate at any given time. THE VORTEX cannot warrant that the functions contained in the MATERIALS will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that the SITE or the server that makes it available, are free of viruses or other harmful components. THE VORTEX also assumes no responsibility, and shall not be liable for any damages done to, or viruses that may infect your computer equipment or other property on account of your access to, use of, or browsing in the SITE or your downloading of any MATERIALS from the SITE. To the extent specified by law, THE VORTEX shall not be liable for any damages of any kind, including, but not limited to direct, indirect, incidental, punative, and/or consequential damages, arising from use of the SITE, or the inability to use, the SITE or any of the MATERIALS in the SITE.

UPLOADING CONTENT
When you upload or otherwise submit any content to the SITE, or submit content by any other methods, you give THE VORTEX a worldwide license to use, host, store, reproduce, modify, create derivative works, communicate, publish, publicly perform, publicly display and distribute such content in any manner, without limitation at the sole discretion of THE VORTEX, and to use and exploit the uploaded or otherwise submitted content in all media, versions and forms, whether now known or hereafter devised, in all languages, throughout the universe, in perpetuity, and in any ancillary exploitation thereof, including, without limitation, publications, soundtracks and merchandising, and in connection with publicity and advertising of and for THE VORTEX. Owner of uploaded or otherwise submitted content understands that neither owner nor any affiliated individuals or entities shall be accorded any credit for such use. The rights you grant to THE VORTEX in this license are for the limited purpose of operating, promoting, and improving the SITE and the services of THE VORTEX. Please review our Privacy Policy for information on the confidentiality of personal information submitted.

VORTEX GIFT CARD TERMS OF USE
Your purchase and use of a Vortex Gift Card constitutes your acceptance of these and other Terms imposed by THE VORTEX: You must be 18 years or older to enter The Vortex premises at any time. The value of the Card may be applied to purchases made on-premise at any location of The Vortex. The Card is non-refundable, cannot be redeemed for cash, and will not be replaced if lost or stolen. All items purchased above the credit value of the Card will be billed at regular prices, and will be due and payable by the customer. An administrative fee may be assessed against the Card balance after a period of inactivity as allowed by law. Vortex Gift Cards are issued through Secure Payment Systems. They may be reached by phone at: (888) 313-7842. Card balance inquiries may be performed online at: www.securepaymentsystems.com 

UPDATE OF TERMS & CONDITIONS HEREIN
THE VORTEX may, from time to time, revise these Terms & Conditions by updating this posting on the SITE. You should therefore periodically review the current Terms & Conditions presented here, so your are aware of any such revisions to which you are legally bound.