Terms and Conditions for Use of this Site

Updated April 2019

This website (“Site”) is owned and operated by Golden Corral Corporation.  These are the terms, covenants, conditions and provisions (the “Terms and Conditions”) upon which you may access and use this Site.  By using this Site, or any other website owned, operated, licensed, or controlled by Golden Corral Corporation or any of its related, affiliated, or subsidiary companies (together, “Golden Corral”), you indicate that you agree to and are subject to these Terms and Conditions as legally binding, as if you had signed them. If you do not agree to these terms, you should not use the Site or any materials from the Site.

Golden Corral may modify these Terms and Conditions at any time.  Any changes or modifications will be effective immediately upon posting of the changes or modifications, and to the extent permitted by law, you waive any right you may have to receive specific notice of such changes or modifications. Your continued access to or use of the Site after these Terms have been changed or modified (see Updated date above) signifies your acceptance of any updates to these Terms and Conditions. As a result, you should frequently review these Terms and Conditions to understand the terms and conditions that apply to your access to and use of this Site. If you do not agree to the changed or modified Terms, do not access or use this Site.

RESTRICTED USE

Information and materials hosted on the Site are owned by Golden Corral or others, are protected by copyright, trade secret, trademark and other laws, and may not be distributed, publicly displayed, copied or modified without the express written consent of Golden Corral.  You may not use this Site or any of the features or functions on this Site for any purpose that: (a) is prohibited by these Terms and Conditions; (b) violates any applicable law; (c) causes damage on or through this Site; (d) infringes upon the rights of any third party; (e) is defamatory, libelous, abusive, obscene, pornographic, lewd, indecent, suggestive, harassing, threatening, inflammatory, fraudulent or otherwise objectionable; (f) results in the commercial resale of Golden Corral gift cards, coupons or other items without the prior written consent of Golden Corral; or (g) actually affects or interrupts or attempts to affect or interrupt operation of this Site.

You agree to abide by all additional restrictions displayed on this Site, as it may be updated from time to time.  Golden Corral reserves the right to suspend, block or terminate your access to all or any portion of this Site and/or participation in any program or club without notice and in its sole discretion (including without limitation for actual or suspected fraud, unauthorized use of any program or club or failure to comply with these Terms and Conditions). Golden Corral also reserves the right to seek all other remedies available at law and in equity.

THIRD-PARTY CONTENT, SERVICES AND FUNCTIONS

Golden Corral may provide third-party content on this Site (including embedded content) and links to web pages and content of third parties, including Golden Corral branded, co-branded and/or our franchisee(s)’ content and/or web pages (collectively, “Third-Party Content”).  In addition, some of the features and services available on this Site and some of the Third-Party Content is provided through the use of third-party suppliers and service providers (“Suppliers”). By using the Third-Party Content or these features and services, you agree to comply with all terms and notices as the Suppliers may provide (such as through terms and conditions on the websites that are linked to this Site and where the features and services are provided).  Suppliers include, for example, the third parties that provide services for the purchase of Golden Corral gift cards and other products and services; third parties that collect resumes and job applications for Golden Corral employment opportunities; third parties that provide information about Golden Corral franchise opportunities; third parties that take reservations for tour groups; and third parties that conduct surveys on behalf of Golden Corral.  It is your responsibility to determine when you are accessing Third Party Content or services.  Golden Corral makes no guarantee as to the accuracy, completeness, reliability or suitability for your purposes of any Third-Party Content or features or services provided by Suppliers or other third parties. You agree to comply with all applicable laws, regulations and terms applicable to your use of any such third-party services (for example, if you use Google maps, you agree to comply with its Terms of Service). You acknowledge and agree that Golden Corral is not responsible or liable in any manner for Third-Party Content or Supplier services. If you have questions or concerns about the website of a Golden Corral franchisee, please contact that franchisee directly.

LOCATION BASED SERVICES

If you enable location-based services on your computer or other device in connection with your use of this Site, you expressly consent to Golden Corral and/or its Suppliers collecting the geolocation (which may include specific longitude and latitude) of your device. This information may be used as set forth in our Privacy Policy, including to identify your local Golden Corral restaurant, to provide personalized messaging or content and/or for marketing purposes by email, push notifications, online or in-app advertising or otherwise. Please see our Privacy Policy for further information and for details on how to opt-out of location collection.

TRADEMARKS

All rights in product names, company names, trade names, logos, service marks, product packaging, and trade dress, whether or not appearing in large print or with trademark symbols (collectively, “Trademarks”) displayed on this Site belong exclusively to Golden Corral or their respective owners and are prohibited from imitation, dilution, or confusing or misleading uses under national and international trademark and copyright laws.  Unauthorized use of the Trademarks is prohibited by law.  Nothing stated or implied on this Site confers on you any license or right under the Trademarks or any other intellectual property of Golden Corral or any third party.

SUBMISSIONS

All remarks, suggestions, ideas, graphics, survey responses, sweepstakes or other promotion entries and other information communicated to Golden Corral through the Site (each a “Submission”) will forever be the property of Golden Corral.  Except as set forth in the Privacy Policy with respect to Personal Information, Golden Corral will not be required to treat any Submission as confidential, and will not be liable for any ideas for its business (including without limitation, product, or advertising ideas) and will not incur any liability as a result of any similarities that may appear in future Golden Corral’s operations. Without limitation, Golden Corral will have exclusive ownership of all present and future existing rights to all Submissions of every kind. Golden Corral will be entitled to use all Submissions for any commercial or other purpose whatsoever without compensation to you or any other person sending the Submission.

DISCLAIMER

The materials and functionality in this Site could include technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Golden Corral may make changes or improvements at any time. THE MATERIALS AND FUNCTIONS IN THIS SITE ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, GOLDEN CORRAL DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. GOLDEN CORRAL DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS, FEATURES OR THE MATERIAL IN THE SITE 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. GOLDEN CORRAL DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OF OR THE RESULT OF THE USE OF ANY FUNCTIONS, FEATURES OR MATERIAL IN THIS SITE IN TERMS OF THEIR CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE, AND YOU (AND NOT GOLDEN CORRAL) ASSUME THE ENTIRE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING, REPAIR OR CORRECTION.

 

PRIVACY

Please see our Privacy Policy posted on the Site.

To the extent that any other websites accessible through this Site have different privacy practices, terms or conditions, those practices, terms or conditions will be explained at that web site and will apply to that website, in lieu of these Terms and Conditions.

INDEMNIFICATION

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Golden Corral, its officers, directors, employees and agents from and against any and all claims, liabilities, damages, losses, costs, expenses, fees (including reasonable attorneys’ fees and court costs) resulting or arising from any third-party claim in connection with (a) any Submissions or other information you submit or transmit through the Site, (b) your violation of these Terms and Conditions, (c) your violation of the terms and conditions of any Supplier’s website or services; (d) your violation of any rights of any third party, or (e) any viruses, trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancelbots, spyware, or other similar harmful or deleterious programming routines input by you into the Site.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

Neither Golden Corral nor any of its officers, directors, employees, agents or representatives will be liable for any damages or injury caused by, including but not limited to, any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, defect, delay in operation of transmission, computer virus, or line failure, nor will such individuals or entities be liable for any damages or injury, including but not limited to, special or consequential damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use, this Site or any materials on this Site, even if there is negligence by Golden Corral, its Suppliers, agents or contractors, and even if an authorized Golden Corral representative has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Golden Corral Corporation is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. To be considered for a posted job opportunity, you must apply online at the Careers section of this Site. For your information, Golden Corral franchisees each hire their own employees and establish their own terms and conditions of employment, which may differ from those of Golden Corral Corporation.

LINKING

This Site may be linked to other web sites which are not maintained by Golden Corral. Golden Corral is not responsible for the contents of those other web sites. The inclusion of any link to such web sites does not imply endorsement by Golden Corral of those web sites or any companies, products or services described on such web sites.

GOVERNING LAW AND JURISDICTION

These Terms and Conditions and your access to and use of this Site are governed by the laws of the State of North Carolina, without regard to conflicts of laws principles. Any legal action or proceeding relating to these Terms and Conditions or your access to or use of this Site shall be instituted only in the federal and state courts in the State of North Carolina in Wake County. By accessing or using this Site, you consent to submit to the jurisdiction of, and agree that venue is proper in, these courts in any such legal action or proceeding.

MISCELLANEOUS

If any part of these Terms and Conditions is unlawful, void, or unenforceable, that part will be deemed severable and will not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. Possible evidence of use of this Site for illegal purposes will be provided to law enforcement authorities.  No waiver of any term of these Terms and Conditions shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or any other term, and a party’s failure to assert any right or provision under these Terms and Conditions shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.  These Terms and Conditions, together with the Privacy Policy and any other legal notices published by Golden Corral on this Site, are the entire agreement between the parties relating to the use of this Site.   Golden Corral reserves the right to amend these Terms and Conditions at any time, without notice, as described herein.