Terms of Use

RedShelf.com ("RedShelf") is owned and operated by Virdocs Software, LLC ("Virdocs"). The follow Terms of Use for RedShelf is a legal agreement between You, either an individual user or a single entity ("You" or, collectively, "Users"), and RedShelf regarding Your use of RedShelf.

PLEASE CAREFULLY READ THE FOLLOWING TERMS OF USE. BY REGISTERING FOR, ACCESSING, BROWSING, POSTING, OR USING REDSHELF, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ, UNDERSTAND, AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS, INCLUDING ANY ADDITIONAL GUIDELINES AND FUTURE CHANGES (COLLECTIVELY THE "TERMS"). IF AT ANYTIME YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS, PLEASE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATE YOUR USE OF REDSHELF AS DESCRIBED IN SECTION K BELOW.

A. Eligibility
a. RedShelf is not available to persons under the age of majority in their jurisdiction or to any users previously suspended or removed from RedShelf. If you are using or opening an account on RedShelf on behalf of a company, entity, or organization (collectively "Subscribing Organization"), then you represent and warrant that you are an authorized representative of that Subscribing Organization with the authority to bind such organization to these Terms; and agree to be bound by these Terms on behalf of such Subscribing Organization. BY USING REDSHELF, YOU REPRESENT THAT you meet the eligibility requirements in this Section. In any case, you affirm that you are at least 13 years old, as RedShelf is not intended for children under 13. 

B. Privacy and Additional Terms
a. RedShelf values your privacy. The RedShelf Privacy Policy can be viewed here and is hereby incorporated in these Terms by reference. Please read this notice carefully for information relating to RedShelf’s collection, use, and disclosure of Your personal information.

C. Individual Features and Services
a. Certain features of RedShelf carry additional posted guidelines or rules applicable to these services ("Guidelines"). All such guidelines are hereby incorporated by reference into these Terms.

D. Modification of these Terms
a. RedShelf reserves the right, at our discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions of these Terms at any time. Please check these Terms and any Guidelines periodically for changes. Your continued use of RedShelf after the posting changes constitutes Your binding acceptance of such changes. For any material changes to these Terms, such amended Terms will automatically be effective ten days after they are initially posted on RedShelf. We will always make a reasonable effort to notify You if we do change these Terms.

E. Digital Millennium Copyright Act
a. RedShelf respects author and content holder rights and it is RedShelf policy to respond to notices of alleged infringement that comply with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (the "DMCA"). Please note that any User who receives three or more notices of alleged infringing activities that comply with DMCA takedown notices or similar copyright notices will be promptly terminated.

F. RedShelf License Grant

  • a. Content Access - Subject to Your compliance with the terms and conditions set out in these Terms, RedShelf hereby grants to You a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable, freely revocable license to view, download, print, and have printed select content for personal use, except as RedShelf may restrict or block at the request of its content providers or on its own initiative.
  • b. Reservation of Rights - RedShelf reserves all rights not expressly granted in these Terms.
  • c. Prevention of Unauthorized Use - RedShelf reserves the right to exercise whatever lawful means it deems necessary to prevent unauthorized use of RedShelf, including, but not limited to, technological barriers, IP mapping, and directly contacting Your Internet Service Provider (ISP) regarding such unauthorized use.

G. Content Disclaimer
a. When using RedShelf You will have access and be exposed to content from a variety of sources that RedShelf is not responsible for. RedShelf is not responsible for, but not limited to, the following: Imagery, content, cover images, accuracy, usefulness, or intellectual property rights of or relating to such content. You further understand and acknowledge that You may be exposed to content that is graphic, offensive, indecent, objectionable, or inaccurate, and You agree to waive, and hereby do waive, any legal or equitable rights or remedies You have or may have against RedShelf with respect thereto. RedShelf does not endorse any content or any opinion, recommendation, or advice expressed therein, and RedShelf expressly disclaims any and all liability in connection with content. If notified by a User or a content owner of content that allegedly does not conform to these Terms, RedShelf may investigate the allegation and determine in it sole discretion whether to remove the content, which it reserves the right to do at any time and without notice. RedShelf does not permit copyright infringing activities on RedShelf.

H. Prohibited Conduct
BY USING REDSHELF YOU AGREE NOT TO:

  • a. use RedShelf for any purposes other than to receve or distribute original or appropriately licensed content, to add User Comments, and/or to access services offered by RedShelf;
  • b. rent, lease, loan, sell, resell, sublicense, distribute, display or otherwise transfer the licenses granted herein or any Materials (as defined in section L, below);
  • c. post, upload, or distribute any defamatory, libelous, or inaccurate User Comments, or other content; 
  • d. post, upload, or distribute any User Comments or other content that is unlawful or that a reasonable person could deem to be objectionable, offensive, indecent, pornographic, invasive of another’s privacy, harassing, threatening, embarrassing, distressing, vulgar, hateful, racially or ethnically offensive, or otherwise inappropriate; 
  • e. impersonate any person or entity, falsely claim an affiliation with any person or entity, or access RedShelf accounts of others without permission, forge another persons’ digital signature, misrepresent the source, identity, or content of information transmitted via RedShelf, or perform any other similar fraudulent activity;
  • f. delete the copyright or other proprietary rights notices on RedShelf or associated with any content available via RedShelf;
  • g. make unsolicited offers, advertisements, proposals, or send junk mail or spam to other Users of RedShelf. This includes, but is not limited to, unsolicited advertising, promotional materials, or other solicitation material, bulk mailing of commercial advertising, chain mail, informational announcements, charity requests, and petitions for signatures;
  • h. use RedShelf for any illegal purpose, or in violation of any local, state, national, or international law, including, without limitation, laws governing intellectual property and other proprietary rights, and data protection and privacy;
  • i. defame, harass, abuse, threaten or defraud Users of RedShelf, or collect, or attempt to collect, personal information about Users or third parties without their consent;
  • j. use RedShelf if You are under the age of thirteen (13) years old; 
  • k. remove, circumvent, disable, damage or otherwise interfere with DRM and other security-related features of RedShelf features that prevent or restrict use or copying, printing, or sharing of any content accessible through RedShelf, or features that enforce limitations on the use of RedShelf or any content available via RedShelf; 
  • l. reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble or otherwise attempt to discover the source code of RedShelf or any part thereof, except and only to the extent that such activity is expressly permitted by applicable law notwithstanding this limitation; 
  • m. modify, adapt, translate or create derivative works based upon RedShelf or any part thereof, except and only to the extent that such activity is expressly permitted by applicable law notwithstanding this limitation; 
  • n. intentionally interfere with or damage operation of RedShelf or any user’s enjoyment of them, by any means, including uploading or otherwise disseminating viruses, adware, spyware, worms, or other malicious code;
  • o. relay email from a third party’s mail servers without the permission of that third party;
  • p. use any robot, spider, scraper, or other automated means to access RedShelf for any purpose or bypass any measures RedShelf may use to prevent or restrict access to RedShelf;
  • q. forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any content transmitted through RedShelf;
  • r. interfere with or disrupt RedShelf or servers or networks connected to RedShelf, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to RedShelf; or
  • s. post, upload or distribute marketing material, advertisements, spam, content designed to aid search engine optimization, content in HTML format with links or redirects, or other content that in RedShelf’s sole opinion detracts from the RedShelf experience.

I. Your Account
a. When You use RedShelf to print content, download content, or otherwise access content or use any products, services, or otherwise access information from RedShelf, You may be asked to provide a password. You are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of Your account and password and for restricting access to Your computer, and You agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under Your account or password. You agree that the information You provide to RedShelf on registration and at all other times will be true, accurate, current, and complete. You also agree that You will ensure that this information is kept accurate and up-to-date at all times. If You have reason to believe that Your account is no longer secure (e.g., in the event of a loss, theft or unauthorized disclosure or use of Your account ID, password, or any credit, debit or charge card number, if applicable), then You agree to immediately notify RedShelf. You may be liable for the losses incurred by RedShelf or others due to any unauthorized use of Your RedShelf account.

J. Third-Party Sites, Products, Services, and Links
a. RedShelf may include links or references to other web sites or services solely as a convenience to Users (“Reference Sites”). Unless otherwise expressly stated by RedShelf, RedShelf does not endorse any such Reference Sites or the information, materials, products, or services contained on or accessible through Reference Sites. In addition, Your correspondence or business dealings with, or participation in promotions of, advertisers found on or through RedShelf are solely between You and such advertiser. Access and use of Reference Sites, including the information, materials, products, and services on or available through Reference Sites is solely at Your own risk.

K. Termination and Terms of Use Violations

  • a. RedShelf – You agree that RedShelf, in its sole discretion, for any or no reason, and without penalty, may terminate any account (or any part thereof) You may have with RedShelf or Your use of RedShelf and remove and discard all or any part of Your account, User profile, any content you have posted for sale or share, and any content you have purchased or been granted access to, at any time. RedShelf may also in its sole discretion and at any time discontinue providing access to RedShelf, or any part thereof, with or without notice. You agree that any termination of Your access to RedShelf or any account You may have or portion thereof may be effected without prior notice, and You agree that RedShelf will not be liable to You or any third party for any such termination. Any suspected fraudulent, abusive, or illegal activity may be referred to appropriate law enforcement authorities. These remedies are in addition to any other remedies RedShelf may have at law or in equity.
  • b. You – Your only remedy with respect to any dissatisfaction with (i) RedShelf, (ii) any term of these Terms, (iii) any policy or practice of RedShelf in operating RedShelf, or (iv) any content or information transmitted through RedShelf, is to close Your account and stop using RedShelf. You may terminate these Terms at any time by discontinuing use of RedShelf.

L. Ownership and Proprietary Rights a. RedShelf is owned and operated by RedShelf. The visual interfaces, graphics, design, compilation, information, computer code (including source code and object code), products, services, and all other elements of RedShelf provided by RedShelf (the “Materials”) are protected by United States copyright, trade dress, patent, and trademark laws, international conventions, and all other relevant intellectual property and proprietary rights, and applicable laws. RedShelf acknowledges that You retain ownership of any User Comments you may post via RedShelf, subject however to Your grant to RedShelf of a perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, worldwide, nonexclusive license to reproduce, store, distribute, publicly display, and adapt them for use in conjunction with the operation of RedShelf. All Materials contained on RedShelf are the property of RedShelf or its parent companies or subsidiaries or affiliated companies and/or third-party licensors. All trademarks, service marks, and trade names are proprietary to RedShelf and/or its affiliates and/or third-party licensors. Except as expressly authorized by RedShelf, You agree not to sell, license, distribute, copy, modify, publicly perform or display, transmit, publish, edit, adapt, create derivative works from, or otherwise make unauthorized use of the Materials or RedShelf. RedShelf reserves all rights not expressly granted in these Terms.

M. Indemnification a. You agree to indemnify and hold RedShelf, its affiliated companies, contractors, employees, agents and its third-party suppliers, licensors, and partners harmless from any claims, losses, damages, liabilities, including legal fees and expenses, arising out of Your use or misuse of RedShelf, any violation by You of these Terms, or any breach of the representations, warranties, and covenants made by You herein. RedShelf reserves the right, at Your expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter for which You are required to indemnify RedShelf, and You agree to cooperate with RedShelf’s defense of these claims. RedShelf will use reasonable efforts to notify You of any such claim, action, or proceeding upon becoming aware of it.

N. Disclaimers – No Warranties
a. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, REDSHELF, AND ITS AFFILIATES, PARTNERS, AND SUPPLIERS DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, STATUTORY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT OF PROPRIETARY RIGHTS. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM REDSHELF OR THROUGH REDSHELF WILL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED HEREIN. YOU EXPRESSLY ACKNOWLEGE THAT AS USED IN THIS SECTION N, THE TERM REDSHELF INCLUDES REDSHELF’S OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, SHAREHOLDERS, AGENTS, LICENSORS AND SUBCONTRACTORS. 

O. Limitation of Liability and Damages

  • a. Limitation of Liability - UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE, WILL REDSHELF OR ITS AFFILIATES, CONTRACTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, OR THIRD-PARTY PARTNERS, LICENSORS, OR SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE, RELIANCE, OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION DAMAGES ARISING FROM ANY UNSUCCESSFUL COURT ACTION OR LEGAL DISPUTE, LOST BUSINESS, LOST REVENUES OR LOSS OF ANTICIPATED PROFITS OR ANY OTHER PECUNIARY OR NON-PECUNIARY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER) ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THESE TERMS OR THAT RESULT FROM YOUR USE OR YOUR INABILITY TO USE THE MATERIALS AND CONTENT ON REDSHELF OR ANY REFERENCE SITES, OR ANY OTHER INTERACTIONS WITH REDSHELF, EVEN IF REDSHELF OR AN REDSHELF AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
  • b. Limitation of Damages – IN NO EVENT WILL THE TOTAL LIABILITY OF REDSHELF OR ITS AFFILIATES, CONTRACTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, OR THIRD-PARTY PARTNERS, LICENSORS, OR SUPPLIERS TO YOU FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES, AND CAUSES OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THESE TERMS, YOUR USE OF REDSHELF OR YOUR INTERACTION WITH OTHER REDSHELF USERS (WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE, WARRANTY, OR OTHERWISE), EXCEED THE AMOUNT PAID BY YOU, IF ANY, FOR ACCESSING REDSHELF DURING THE THREE (3) MONTHS IMMEDIATELY PRECEDING THE DATE OF THE CLAIM OR ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS, WHICHEVER IS GREATER.
  • c. Reference Sites – THESE LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY ALSO APPLY WITH RESPECT TO DAMAGES INCURRED BY YOU BY REASON OF ANY PRODUCTS OR SERVICES SOLD OR PROVIDED ON ANY REFERENCE SITES OR OTHERWISE BY THIRD PARTIES OTHER THAN REDSHELF AND RECEIVED THROUGH OR ADVERTISED ON REDSHELF OR RECEIVED THROUGH ANY REFERENCE SITES.
  • d. Basis of the Bargain – YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT REDSHELF HAS OFFERED ITS PRODUCTS AND SERVICES, SET ITS PRICES, AND ENTERED INTO THESE TERMS IN RELIANCE UPON THE WARRANTY DISCLAIMERS AND THE LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY SET FORTH HEREIN, THAT THE WARRANTY DISCLAIMERS AND THE LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY SET FORTH HEREIN REFLECT A REASONABLE AND FAIR ALLOCATION OF RISK BETWEEN YOU AND REDSHELF, AND THAT THE WARRANTY DISCLAIMERS AND THE LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY SET FORTH HEREIN FORM AN ESSENTIAL BASIS OF THE BARGAIN BETWEEN YOU AND REDSHELF. REDSHELF WOULD NOT BE ABLE TO PROVIDE REDSHELF SERVICES TO YOU ON AN ECONOMICALLY REASONABLE BASIS WITHOUT THESE LIMITATIONS.
  • e. Limitations by Applicable Law – CERTAIN JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN DAMAGES. IF YOU RESIDE IN SUCH A JURISDICTION, SOME OR ALL OF THE ABOVE DISCLAIMERS, EXCLUSIONS, OR LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU, AND YOU MAY HAVE ADDITIONAL RIGHTS. THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS OF WARRANTIES, REMEDIES OR LIABILITY CONTAINED IN THESE TERMS APPLY TO YOU TO THE FULLEST EXTENT SUCH LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS ARE PERMITTED UNDER THE LAWS OF THE JURISDICTION WHERE YOU ARE LOCATED.

P. Miscellaneous

  • a. Notice - RedShelf may provide You with notices, including those regarding changes to RedShelf’s Terms, by email, regular mail, or postings on RedShelf. Notice will be deemed given twenty-four hours after email is sent, unless RedShelf is notified that the email address is invalid. Alternatively, we may give You legal notice by mail to a postal address, if provided by You through RedShelf. In such case, notice will be deemed given three days after the date of mailing. Notice posted on RedShelf is deemed given ten days following the initial posting.
  • b. Waiver - The failure of RedShelf to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms will not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. Any waiver of any provision of these Terms will be effective only if in writing and signed by RedShelf.
  • c. Governing Law - These Terms will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Illinois, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law.
  • d. Jurisdiction - You agree that any action at law or in equity arising out of or relating to these Terms or RedShelf will be filed only in the state or federal courts in and for Cook County, Illinois, and You hereby consent and submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of such courts for the purposes of litigating any such action.
  • e. Severability - If any provision of these Terms or any Guidelines is held to be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision will be limited or eliminated from these Terms to the minimum extent necessary and will not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.
  • f. Assignment - These Terms and related Guidelines, and any rights and licenses granted hereunder, may not be transferred or assigned by You, but may be assigned by RedShelf without restriction. Any assignment attempted to be made in violation of these Terms shall be void.
  • g. Survival - Upon termination of these Terms, any provision which, by its nature or express terms should survive, will survive such termination or expiration, including, but not limited to, sections F-P.
  • h. Headings - The heading references herein are for convenience purposes only, do not constitute a part of these Terms, and will not be deemed to limit or affect any of the provisions hereof.
  • i. Entire Agreement - These Terms (including all Guidelines and terms incorporated herein) are the entire agreement between You and RedShelf relating to the subject matter herein and will not be modified except in writing, signed by both parties, or by a change to these Terms or Guidelines made by RedShelf as set forth in section D above.
  • j. Claims - YOU AND REDSHELF AGREE THAT ANY CAUSE OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO USE OF REDSHELF MUST COMMENCE WITHIN ONE (1) YEAR AFTER THE CAUSE OF ACTION ACCRUES. OTHERWISE, SUCH CAUSE OF ACTION IS PERMANENTLY BARRED.
  • k. Disclosures - The services are offered by RedShelf, INC., located at: RedShelf, INC., 215 W. Superior, Suite 600, Chicago, IL 60654, and email: admin@redshelf.com.