Last updated: January 4, 2016
Thank you for using The Grocery Runners! These Terms of Service (“Terms”) govern your use of The Grocery Runners services, including our website and mobile applications (the “Services”), and are entered into by you and Cherish Productions LLC. (d/b/a The Grocery Runners).
The Services constitute simply a delivery service where you engage us to collect your pre-ordered goods from select Kroger Marketplaces, via the Kroger Clicklist online shopping service, and deliver them to you.
When you use the Services to place an order for delivery, you authorize the purchase and delivery of those products from the retailers you select, namely Kroger. Unless otherwise specified, you acknowledge and agree that TheGroceryRunners.com and the Delivery Driver picking up and delivering your goods purchased by you re not the seller of the goods to you. You agree that your purchase is being made from the retailers you have selected, and that title to any goods passes to you when they are purchased at the applicable retailers’ stores. Upon finalizing your order with The Grocery Runners, The Grocery Runners will be paid by you, via credit card to cover the cost of the goods you have purchased from the retailers and any separate fees.
You also acknowledge and agree that, The Grocery Runners does not form any employment or agency relationship with you and does not hold title to any goods that you order through the Services.
1. Your Use of the Services
The Grocery Runners grants you a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable, and revocable license to use the Services for their intended purposes subject to your compliance with these Terms and our policies. You may not copy, modify, distribute, sell, or lease any part of the Services. Unless such restriction is prohibited by law or you have our written permission, you may not reverse engineer or attempt to extract the source code of the Services. You may only access the Services through the interfaces that we provide for that purpose (for example, you may not “scrape” the Services through automated means or “frame” any part of our Services), and you may not interfere or attempt to disrupt our Services.
If you are using The Grocery Runners on behalf of a business or other entity, you represent and warrant that you have the necessary authority to bind that business or entity to these Terms and that you are agreeing to these Terms on behalf of that business or entity.
In order to use the Services, you may need to create a user account. You agree that your are responsible for all conduct and transactions that take place on or using your account and that you will take precautions to keep your password and other account information secure. The Grocery Runners reserves the right to decline orders, refuse partial or full delivery, terminate accounts, and/or cancel orders at any time in its sole discretion.
We’re constantly modifying and improving our products. We may introduce new features, change existing features, or remove features from the Services at any time and without notice. If you provide us with any feedback on or comments regarding the Services, you grant The Grocery Runners the right to use such feedback or comments for any purpose without restriction or payment to you.
2. Third-party Products and Content
You agree that The Grocery Runners does not assume responsibility for any products, content, services, websites, advertisements, offers, or information that is provided by third parties and made available through our Services. If you purchase, use or access any such products, content, services, advertisements, offers, or information through the Services, you agree that you do so at your own risk and that Instacart will have no liability based on such purchase, use or access.
3. SERVICE PROVIDED AS-IS AND RELEASE OF CLAIMS
THE SERVICES ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE." TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, The Grocery Runners DISCLAIMS ALL REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES, EXPRESS, IMPLIED, OR STATUTORY, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. IN ADDITION, The Grocery Runners MAKES NO REPRESENTATION, WARRANTY, OR GUARANTEE REGARDING THE RELIABILITY, TIMELINESS, QUALITY, SUITABILITY, OR AVAILABILITY OF THE SERVICES, ANY SERVICES PROVIDED BY PERSONAL SHOPPERS OR THIRD PARTY PROVIDERS, OR GOODS REQUESTED THROUGH THE USE OF THE SERVICES FROM RETAILERS, OR THAT THE SERVICES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE. The Grocery Runners DOES NOT GUARANTEE THE QUALITY, SUITABILITY, SAFETY OR ABILITY OF PERSONAL SHOPPERS, THIRD PARTY PROVIDERS, OR RETAILERS. YOU AGREE THAT THE ENTIRE RISK ARISING OUT OF YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES, ANY SERVICES PROVIDED BY PERSONAL SHOPPERS OR THIRD PARTY PROVIDERS, OR ANY PRODUCTS REQUESTED BY YOU OR DELIVERED TO YOU, REMAINS SOLELY WITH YOU.
YOU AGREE THAT NEITHER The Grocery Runners NOR ITS AFFILIATES, RETAIL PARTNERS, LICENSORS, OR SUPPLIERS IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE FITNESS OR CONDUCT OF ANY PERSONAL SHOPPER OR THIRD PARTY PROVIDER OR FOR ANY SERVICES PROVIDED BY ANY PERSONAL SHOPPER OR THIRD PARTY PROVIDER. NEITHER The Grocery Runners NOR ITS AFFILIATES, RETAIL PARTNERS, LICENSORS, OR SUPPLIERS WILL BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, INJURY OR DAMAGE ARISING IN CONNECTION WITH THE ACTS OR OMISSIONS OF ANY PERSONAL SHOPPER OR THIRD PARTY PROVIDER.
If you have a dispute with one or more Personal Shoppers or Third Party Providers, you agree to release The Grocery Runners (including our affiliates, and each of our respective officers, directors, employees, agents, shareholders, retail partners, licensors, and suppliers) from any claims, demands and damages of every kind and nature, known and unknown, suspected and unsuspected, disclosed and undisclosed, arising out of or in any way connected to such disputes.
4. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
IN NO EVENT SHALL The Grocery Runners (INCLUDING OUR AFFILIATES, AND EACH OF OUR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, SHAREHOLDERS, RETAIL PARTNERS, LICENSORS, AND SUPPLIERS) BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR INDIRECT DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR DELETION, CORRUPTION, LOSS OF DATA, LOSS OF PROGRAMS, FAILURE TO STORE ANY INFORMATION OR OTHER CONTENT MAINTAINED OR TRANSMITTED BY THE SERVICES, SERVICE INTERRUPTIONS, OR FOR THE COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE SERVICES) ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE THE SERVICES, OR THESE TERMS, HOWEVER ARISING INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE, EVEN IF WE OR OUR AGENTS OR REPRESENTATIVES KNOW OR HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, EXEMPLARY AND/OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO PHYSICAL DAMAGES, BODILY INJURY, DEATH AND/OR EMOTIONAL DISTRESS AND DISCOMFORT) ARISING OUT OF YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES, ANY SERVICES PROVIDED BY PERSONAL SHOPPERS OR THIRD PARTY PROVIDERS, OR ANY PRODUCTS REQUESTED BY YOU OR DELIVERED TO YOU, EVEN IF WE OR OUR AGENTS OR REPRESENTATIVES KNOW OR HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
The Grocery Runners, ITS AFFILIATES, RETAIL PARTNERS, LICENSORS, SUPPLIERS AND DISTRIBUTORS WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR AGGREGATE LIABILITY FOR ALL CLAIMS RELATING TO THE SERVICES, ANY SERVICES PROVIDED BY PERSONAL SHOPPERS OR THIRD PARTY PROVIDERS, OR ANY PRODUCTS REQUESTED BY YOU OR DELIVERED TO YOU FOR MORE THAN THE GREATER OF $100 OR THE AMOUNTS PAID BY YOU TO The Grocery Runners FOR THE PAST 12 MONTHS OF THE SERVICES.
THIS PROVISION APPLIES TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW.
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless The Grocery Runners and its officers, directors, employees, agents and affiliates (each, an "Indemnified Party") from and against any losses, claims, actions, costs, damages, penalties, fines and expenses, including without limitation attorneys' and experts’ fees and expenses, that may be incurred by an Indemnified Party arising out of, relating to or resulting from your unauthorized use of the Services or from any breach by you of these Terms, including without limitation any actual or alleged violation of any law, rule or regulation.
6. Disputes & Arbitration
If you have a dispute with The Grocery Runners arising out of your use of the Services, this Section 6 applies. You agree to contact us first and attempt to work out any such dispute amicably.
For residents of the United States, you agree to the following mandatory arbitration provisions:
Mandatory Arbitration: If we’re unable to work out a solution amicably, both you and The Grocery Runners agree to resolve any disputes arising out of your use of the Services or these Terms through binding arbitration or small claims court.
CLASS ACTION WAIVER: TO THE EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY LAW, ALL CLAIMS MUST BE BROUGHT IN THE PARTIES' INDIVIDUAL CAPACITY, AND NOT AS A PLAINTIFF OR CLASS MEMBER IN ANY PURPORTED CLASS, COLLECTIVE ACTION, OR NON-PAGA REPRESENTATIVE PROCEEDING (COLLECTIVELY “CLASS ACTION WAIVER”). THE ARBITRATOR MAY NOT CONSOLIDATE MORE THAN ONE PERSON'S CLAIMS OR ENGAGE IN ANY CLASS ARBITRATION. YOU AGREE THAT, BY ENTERING INTO THESE TERMS, YOU AND THE GRCOCERY RUNNERS ARE EACH WAIVING THE RIGHT TO A TRIAL BY JURY OR TO PARTICIPATE IN A CLASS ACTION.
You can stop using the Services at any time and without notice to us. Similarly, we may terminate access to the Services to you or any other users or stop offering the Service at any time without notice. In the event of Termination, Section 1 and Sections 4-11 survive and continue to apply to you.
8. Entire Agreement & Severability
These Terms, subject to any amendments, modifications, or additional agreements you enter into with The Grocery Runners, shall constitute the entire agreement between you and The Grocery Runners with respect to the Services and any use of the Services. If any provision of these Terms is found to be invalid by a court competent jurisdiction, that provision only will be limited to the minimum extent necessary and the remaining provisions will remain in full force and effect.
9. No Waiver
The Grocery Runners failure to monitor or enforce a provision of these Terms does not constitute a waiver of its right to do so in the future with respect to that provision, any other provision, or these Terms as a whole.
You may not assign any of your rights, licenses, or obligations under these Terms. Any such attempt at assignment by you shall be void. The Grocery Runners may assign its rights, licenses, and obligations under these Terms without limitation.
11. Changes to the Terms
We may make changes to these Terms from time to time. When we do so, we will post the most current version of the Terms on our website and, if a revision to the Terms is material, we will notify you of the new Terms (for example, by email or a notification on our Services). Changes to these terms will not apply retroactively. If you do not agree to the modified terms, you should discontinue your use of the Services.