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PLEASE READ THESE TERMS OF SERVICE CAREFULLY. BY ACCESSING OR USING THIS WEB SITE, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS DESCRIBED HEREIN AND ALL TERMS INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO ALL OF THESE TERMS, DO NOT USE THIS WEBSITE. These terms of service ("Terms") apply solely to your access to, and use of, the Sitebuilder, and the web development and hosting tools and services accessed through the Site as more fully described below (the "Services"). These Terms do not alter in any way the terms or conditions of any other agreement you may have with our company, or subsidiaries or affiliates, for products, services or otherwise. If you are using the Site or the Services on behalf of any entity, you represent and warrant that you are authorized to accept these Terms on such entity's behalf and that such entity agrees to indemnify you and Sitebuilder for violations of these Terms. Nothing in these Terms shall be deemed to confer any third party rights or benefits. Sitebuilder may, at its sole discretion, revise the Terms, including any changes, at any time by updating this posting, with the revised Terms taking effect for all Users as of the date stated on the posting. You waive any right you may have to receive specific notice of such changes or modifications. Consequently, Users should consult the Terms regularly. Your continued use of this Site following the posting of changes or modifications will confirm your acceptance of such changes or modifications. If you do not agree to the amended terms, you must stop using the Site.
Description of Services
The Services include various online web site development tools and web applications operated and hosted by Sitebuilder to enable you to create and publish websites - hereafter referred to as the “Sitebuilder Toolset". The user/client of the “Sitebuilder Toolset" will be known as "you". The Services also include web hosting services for the websites you create through the Site.
Sitebuilder enables users to create and publish web sites that are hosted by Sitebuilder ("User Sites"). Sitebuilder does not approve or control such User Sites and does not routinely review or monitor such Sites. In addition, you understand and acknowledge that your business dealings, correspondence or interactions with any User Site and any terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings or interactions are solely between you and the operator of such User Site. THEREFORE, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT SITEBUILDER IS NOT RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE IN ANY MANNER FOR, AND MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND REGARDING, THE CONTENT, FUNCTIONALITY, BUSINESS, LEGALITY, ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, QUALITY, RELIABILITY, SECURITY, USEFULNESS OR PRACTICES OF ANY USER SITES OR FOR ANY DEALINGS WITH OR TRANSACTIONS CONDUCTED ON OR IN CONNECTION WITH ANY USER SITE. The hosting of any User Site does not imply endorsement or sponsorship by Sitebuilder or any association or affiliation with its operators or the content, business or operation of the User Site, and if you create any User Site, you may not do anything to imply any such endorsement, sponsorship, association, affiliation or relationship with Sitebuilder. YOU USE AND INTERACT WITH SUCH USER SITES AT YOUR OWN RISK. You may not use the name, logo or other trademarks of Sitebuilder to imply any sponsorship, affiliation or relationship between you and Sitebuilder other than that Sitebuilder is hosting your User Site.
You are granted a limited, non-sublicensable license to access and use the Site and the Sitebuilder Toolset solely in connection with the creation of web sites hosted on this Site. The Site and the Sitebuilder Toolset are licensed from the owner Sitebuilder, subject to your acceptance of these Terms. Such license is subject to these Terms and does not include: (a) any resale or distribution of the Site or the Sitebuilder Toolset; (b) modifying or otherwise making any derivative uses of the Site and the Sitebuilder Toolset, or any portion thereof; (c) use of any data mining, robots or similar data gathering or extraction methods; (d) downloading (other than the page caching) of any portion of the Site or the Sitebuilder Toolset except as expressly permitted on the Site; or (e) any use of the Site or the Sitebuilder Toolset other than for its intended purpose. Any use of the Site or the Site Materials other than as specifically authorized herein, without the prior written permission of Sitebuilder, is strictly prohibited and will terminate the license granted herein. Such unauthorized use may also violate applicable laws including without limitation copyright and trademark laws and applicable communications regulations and statutes Unless explicitly stated herein, nothing in these Terms shall be construed as conferring any license to intellectual property rights, whether by estoppel, implication or otherwise. This license is revocable at any time.
You assume responsibility for the selection of the Site and the Sitebuilder Toolset to achieve your intended results, and for the installation, use, and results obtained therefrom. Sitebuilder reserves the right to modify, suspend or discontinue the Site or the Sitebuilder Toolset with or without notice at any time and without any liability to you.
You must be at least 13 years of age to create an account and to use the Site and the Sitebuilder Toolset. By registering, you represent and warrant to us that you are 13 years of age or over. Should Sitebuilder be notified or otherwise become aware that you are under 13 years of age, Sitebuilder reserves the right to terminate your account and this license and to refuse service to you at any time with or without notice.
Sitebuilder reserves the right to refuse service to anyone at any time with or without notice for any reason.
Beta Version Notice
Sitebuilder is currently released in Beta for use by registered users only. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THE SITE, THE SERVICE AND THE SITEBUILDER TOOLSET ARE IN BETA FORM AND ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" WITH ALL FAULTS, AND SITEBUILDER. DISCLAIMS ALL RESPONSIBILITY AND LIABILITY FOR THE AVAILABILITY, SECURITY, OPERATION, AND RELIABILITY OF THE SITE, THE SERVICE, AND THE SITEBUILDER TOOLSET.
User ID and Sub-Domains
To gain access to the Sitebuilder Toolset and the functionality of the Sitebuilder Toolset and to create a User Site, you will be required to register an access ID and password. The access ID and password may only be used by you. You will be responsible and liable for all activities occurring under your access ID and for keeping your password secure.
As part of the Sitebuilder Toolset and the Services, Sitebuilder may also offer registered users free use of Sitebuilder sub-domains on the terms set forth herein for the sole purpose of hosting their websites. Sitebuilder retains all rights to and over any Sitebuilder Subdomains and has the right to revoke or suspend the use of any sub-domain at any time without reason.
You agree that all such Sitebuilder Subdomains are owned by Sitebuilder, are nontransferable and that Sitebuilder may for any reason, or for no reason, in its sole discretion and without notice or liability to you or any third party, immediately terminate or suspend your account, username, and Sitebuilder Subdomain, and remove or discard any content associated with your account and username.
Links to Third Party Sites
The Site, the Sitebuilder Toolset and User Sites (including under Sitebuilder Subdomains) may contain links to third party websites, including links to User Sites, third party text, video feeds (podcasts), offers, and software applications (including widgets) (collectively referred to as "Linked Sites"). The Linked Sites and third parties are not under the control of and/or owned by Sitebuilder and Sitebuilder is not responsible for the contents of any Linked Site, including without limitation any link contained in a Linked Site, or any changes or updates to a Linked Site. Sitebuilder is not responsible for webcasting or any other form of transmission received from any Linked Site. The Linked Sites are the property of the respective third party and may be protected by applicable copyright or other intellectual property laws and treaties. Sitebuilder is providing these links to you only as a convenience and does not approve and assumes no responsibility for the content, security, functionality, or practices of these third parties. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Sitebuilder of the site or any association with its operators. You acknowledge and agree that Sitebuilder may disable your use of or remove any third party linked sites on Sitebuilder or a Sitebuilder Subdomain to the extent that they violate these Terms.
Similarly, the Sitebuilder Toolset may rely on external components provided by a third party to provide some level of functionality. This functionality may make a particular feature of the Sitebuilder Toolset dependent on the external component, or the Sitebuilder Toolset may be completely dependent on the external component for operation. In any case, Sitebuilder makes no warranties, claims, or provision for any third party components.
You are responsible for making any and all appropriate licensing arrangements with any third party external component providers that are represented on your Sitebuilder Subdomain.
You agree that you are responsible for your own use of the Site, the Services, and the Sitebuilder Toolset, for any User Sites you create or operate, for any posts you make and for any consequences thereof. You agree that you will use the Site, the Services, and Sitebuilder Toolset and create and operate any User Sites in compliance with the rules set forth in these Terms (including without limitation the Content Policy set forth below), and all applicable local, state, national, and international laws, rules and regulations, including any laws regarding the transmission of technical data exported from your country of residence and all export control laws.
As a condition of your use of the Site, the Sitebuilder Toolset, and the Services, you warrant to Sitebuilder that you will not use the site, the Sitebuilder Toolset or the User Sites you create for any purpose that is unlawful, deceptive or otherwise prohibited by these Terms. You may not use the Site, Sitebuilder Toolset or the User Sites you create in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Site or the Sitebuilder Toolset or interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of the Site or the Sitebuilder Toolset. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through the Site or the Sitebuilder Toolset.
The Site or any User Sites you create may contain bulletin board services, chat areas, news groups, forums, communities, personal and commercial web pages, calendars, podcasts, and/or other message or communication facilities designed to enable you or others to communicate with the public at large or with a group (collectively, "Interactive Services"), you agree to use the Interactive Services only to post, send and receive messages and material that are appropriate and related to the particular Interactive Service and in accordance with the Sitebuilder Content Policy and these Terms and applicable law.
Much of the Interactive Services found on the Site and in User Sites is provided by, and is the responsibility of, the person or people who made the postings. Sitebuilder does not routinely monitor the Interactive Services or any User Sites and takes no responsibility for such content (including, without limitation, any viruses or other disabling features). Sitebuilder merely provides access to and hosts such content as a service to its customers. Sitebuilder does not endorse, support, represent or guarantee the truthfulness, accuracy, functionality, security, legality, quality or reliability of any communications or content posted via the Site or User Sites or endorse any opinions expressed via the Sites or any User Sites Sitebuilder Toolset. You acknowledge that any reliance on material posted via the Service will be at your own risk.
Although Sitebuilder is not obligated and does not routinely screen or monitor any user content or messages or any User Sites, it reserves the right at all times to do so and to remove, block access to or refuse to post, display or distribute any content or materials or any User Site for any reason or for no reason in its sole discretion. Sitebuilder reserves the right to terminate your access to the Site, the User Sites and any or all of the Interactive Services, and to remove or disable access to any User Sites or user content, at any time without notice for any reason whatsoever (or for no reason).
Sitebuilder reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as necessary to (a) satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, (b) enforce these Terms, (c) detect, prevent or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues, (d) reply to user support requests or (e) protect the rights, property or safety of Sitebuilder, its users and the public.
The Site and the Service offers a free service for businesses, organizations and individuals to create and grow a professional online presence. Sitebuilder respects your rights and does not wish to censor any text, images, data, information, photos, music video, graphics, messages or other items or materials ("Content") contains you may post on the Site or in any User Sites. However, in order to allow the continued posting of a wide variety of content, Sitebuilder has established rules that certain types of content are not to be hosted by Sitebuilder and/or created using the Sitebuilder Toolset as set forth in this policy (the "Content Policy"). Please note that these rules do not create any third party rights or create any private right of action, but may be enforced solely by Sitebuilder in its sole discretion. The decision by Sitebuilder not to take action to enforce these rules in a particular instance shall not be considered a waiver of any right to do so in the future or in other situations.
By using the Service, you agree that:
You will use the service for its intended purpose of the creation and growth of a professional online presence.
You may not upload, publish, post, distribute or disseminate any material that defames, abuses, harasses, stalks, threatens or otherwise violates the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others.
You may not upload, publish, post, distribute or disseminate any content that is otherwise deemed as pornographic and/or obscene by Sitebuilder. This includes but is not limited to commercial pornography, pedophilia, incest, bestiality, child pornography, or anything similar that violates any applicable laws. Sitebuilder will report any evidence of child pornography along with all known user identification and information to the relevant law enforcement agencies. Users may not use the Sitebuilder Toolset to create sites containing content, such as pornography or violence, that is not generally thought to be appropriate for viewing by children (“Adult Content”) nor may they use Sitebuilder, the Service and/or the Sitebuilder Subdomains for hosting and/or distributing and/or publishing Adult Content, including the use of the service for Escort or Prostitution Services.
You may not upload, publish, post, distribute or disseminate any material that promotes hatred towards groups based on race or ethnic origin, religion, disability, gender, age, and sexual orientation/gender identity.
You may not upload, publish, post, distribute or disseminate any material that constitutes a direct threat of violence against any person or group of people.
You may not upload, publish, post, distribute or disseminate any material that impersonates or is intended to impersonate others in a manner that is intended to mislead or does mislead or confuse others.
You may not upload, publish, post, distribute or disseminate any third party files and or content that contain material, in any form, protected by intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy and/or publicity) unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consents. You may not post private individual or company information without the expressed permission of such parties.
You may not knowingly violate the intellectual property rights of a third party on any user site.
You may not upload, publish, post, distribute or disseminate any files that contain viruses, malware, malicious codes, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of anyone's computer.
You may not use the Sitebuilder Toolset for the transmission of spam and/or any type of viral marketing, pyramid scheme and/or phishing scheme.
You may not use affiliate links to third party sellers who have not approved you into their affiliate programs.
You may not download, upload, publish, post, distribute or disseminate any file posted by another user of the Sitebuilder Toolset and Communication Service that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed in such manner.
You may not falsify or delete any author attributions, legal or other proper notices or proprietary designations or labels of the origin or source of software or other content contained in a file that is uploaded, downloaded, published, posted, distributed or disseminated using the Sitebuilder Toolset.
You may not use the Sitebuilder Toolset to harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including e-mail addresses, without their consent.
You may not upload, publish, post, distribute or disseminate any unauthorized private, confidential and personal information about others.
You may not upload, publish, post, distribute or disseminate any material that is used for unlawful purposes or for the promotion of dangerous and illegal activities.
Sitebuilder takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for any Content posted, stored or uploaded by you or any third party, or for any loss or damage thereto, nor is Sitebuilder liable for any mistakes, defamation, slander, libel, omissions, falsehoods, obscenity, pornography, profanity or offensive Content you may encounter on the Site or in any User Sites. Your use of Interactive Areas and any User Sites is at your own risk. As a provider of interactive services, Sitebuilder is not liable for any statements, representations or Content provided by its users or other third parties. Although Sitebuilder has no obligation to screen, edit or monitor any of the Content posted by third parties, Sitebuilder reserves the right, and has absolute discretion, to remove, screen or edit any Content posted or stored on the Site at any time and for any reason without notice, and you are solely responsible for creating backup copies of and replacing any Content you post or store on the Site at your sole cost and expense. Violation of any part of the Content Policy may lead to immediate termination or suspension of your account and/or deletion of your Content and/or you may be reported to the appropriate authorities with or without notice to you.
If you post Content to the Site (including in a User Site), unless we indicate otherwise, you grant Sitebuilder and its affiliates a non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable and fully sublicensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display such Content solely in connection with hosting your User Sites and otherwise providing and promoting the Site and the Service and exercising the rights granted in these Terms. You grant Sitebuilder and its affiliates and sub-licensees the right to use the name that you submit in connection with such content if they choose. You represent and warrant that (a) you own and control all of the rights to the Content that you post or you otherwise have the right to post such Content to the Site; (b) the Content is accurate and not misleading; and (c) use and posting of the Content you supply does not violate these Terms and will not violate any rights of or cause injury to any person or entity.
Use and Storage
Materials uploaded to an Interactive Service may be subject to posted limitations on usage, reproduction and/or dissemination. Sitebuilder retains the right to create and/or change limits on use and storage at its sole discretion at any time with or without notice. You are responsible for adhering to such limitations.
You agree that Sitebuilder has no responsibility or liability for the deletion of or the failure to store or to transmit any Content or Interactive Service maintained by Sitebuilder and you are solely responsible for creating backup copies of and replacing any Content you post or store on the Site at your sole cost and expense.
As a User, you can also purchase one or more Premium Services from us. Today, Premium Sitebuilding Services include various options such as additional tiers of storage, larger file uploads, access to premium styles, access to stock photography, advanced mobile features, and advanced CSS customizations. The categories and prices of our Premium Services are described here and are subject to change from time to time. Sitebuilder may choose to temporarily change the fees for the Premium Services for promotional or new services, and such changes are immediately effective when Sitebuilder posts the temporary promotional event or new service on the Sitebuilder Platform. Any changes to fees for Premium Services that are not temporary or promotional will be effective thirty (30) days after we provide you with notice by posting such changes on our pricing page.
You are responsible for paying all fees and applicable taxes associated with the Premium Services in a timely manner with a valid payment method. You authorize Sitebuilder to charge your credit card, charge card, debit card, PayPal, or financial institution account (herein "Payment Method") for all charges to your accounts with Sitebuilder. Your Payment Method will be charged the current fee for the Premium Service you choose on the date that you click on the "Purchase" button in the ordering process. Our offerings include Premium Services payable by recurring payments. You agree that Sitebuilder may automatically charge the fee to your Payment Method at the beginning of each recurring period (or up to 30 days prior to expiry for domains). For example, if you choose a Premium Service with a monthly plan, you will be billed every month on the anniversary date of the date you clicked the "Purchase" button. In the case of domains, you may be billed up to 30 days BEFORE your domain expires - this will vary depending on the Domain Registrar's terms of renewal (these terms are not governed by Sitebuilder). Additionally, we may offer a pre-pay payment option for payment of Premium Services ("Pre-Payment Plan"). If you opt for the Pre-Payment plan, your Payment Method will be charged the then-current fee for that Premium Service at the commencement of each renewal period.
In all instances, you acknowledge and agree that any credit card and related billing and payment information that you provide to Sitebuilder may be shared by Sitebuilder with companies who work on Sitebuilder’s behalf, such as payment processors and/or credit agencies, solely for the purpose of checking credit, effecting payment to Sitebuilder and servicing your account. The terms of your payment will be based on your chosen Payment Method and may be determined by agreements between you and the financial institution providing such Payment Method. You agree to pay Sitebuilder all charges incurred under your account for any Premium Service in which you or anyone else who uses your account (including children, family and friends) enroll in accordance with this Agreement and any applicable Premium Services policies. If your Payment Method fails or your account is past due, (a) you agree to pay all amounts due on your account upon demand, (b) Sitebuilder may collect fees owed using other collection mechanisms (this includes charging other payment methods on file with us) and (c) Sitebuilder reserves the right to either suspend or terminate your Premium Services or your account with Sitebuilder, including deletion of your Website from Sitebuilder. Except as may be set forth herein, any fees charged to your account are non-refundable. You agree to submit any disputes regarding any charge to your account in writing to Sitebuilder within thirty (30) days of such charge, otherwise, such dispute will be waived and such charge will be final and not subject to challenge. Refunds (if any) made pursuant to such dispute, are at the discretion of Sitebuilder.
Your membership to our Premium Services will continue until you cancel your subscription. Cancellations will occur at the end of the agreed subscription period. Unless otherwise provided by our Money-Back Guarantee, we provide no refunds for partial unused months. This cancellation policy applies to all Premium Services EXCEPT DOMAINS. Please see "Domain Terms" for more information.
You are responsible for paying any governmental taxes imposed on your use of Sitebuilder, including, but not limited to, sales, use, or value-added taxes. If requested, you will promptly furnish to Sitebuilder the applicable receipts and/or certificates regarding such remittances as soon as reasonably practicable. To the extent that Sitebuilder is obligated to collect such taxes, the applicable tax will be added to your billing account.
Updating of Sites
You agree to actively maintain and to update any User Sites you create on a regular basis. Failure to log into the Service or to update a User Site for more than 1 year, may result in Sitebuilder removing or disabling access to such User Site and will result in the expiry of any unused credits.
By using the Sitebuilder Toolset and/or the Sitebuilder Web Site, you consent to any transfer of personal information, collected by Sitebuilder, outside your country for the purposes of storing the information where Sitebuilder and/or its agents maintain their facilities.
You are responsible for protecting and enforcing your rights in and to any Submissions. No compensation will be paid with respect to the use of your Submission, as provided herein. Sitebuilder is under no obligation to post or use any Submission you may provide and may remove any Submission at any time at the sole discretion of Sitebuilder.
Intellectual Property Rights
You acknowledge that Sitebuilder owns all right, title, and interest in and to the Site, the Sitebuilder Toolset and/or any content on the Site not posted by a Sitebuilder User and/or an acknowledged third party, including all intellectual property rights (the "Sitebuilder IP"). Sitebuilder IP is protected by countries in which we operate in and international intellectual property laws. Accordingly, you agree that you will not copy, reproduce, alter, modify, or create derivative works from the Sitebuilder Web Site or Sitebuilder IP. You also agree that you will not use any robot, spider, other automated device or manual process to monitor or copy any content from the Sitebuilder Web Site or Sitebuilder IP
You agree to hold harmless and indemnify Sitebuilder and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents and employees from and against any third party claim arising from or in any way related to your use of the Sitebuilder Toolset, the Service and/or Sitebuilder Web Site, including any liability or expense arising from all claims, losses, damages (actual or consequential), suits, judgments, litigation costs and attorneys’ fees, of every kind and nature.
SITEBUILDER DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE SITE, THE SERVICE, THE SITEBUILDER TOOLSET OR ANY USER SITES WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS OR THAT THE OPERATION THEREOF WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE. THE SITE, THE SERVICES, AND THE SITEBUILDER TOOLSET ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. THE ENTIRE RISK AS TO THE QUALITY AND PERFORMANCE OF THE SITE, THE SERVICE AND THE SITEBUILDER TOOLSET IS WITH YOU. SHOULD ANY OF THE FOREGOING PROVE DEFECTIVE, YOU (AND NOT SITEBUILDER, ITS PARENT, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES OR LICENSORS) ASSUME THE ENTIRE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING, REPAIR OR CORRECTION.
THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES INCLUDED IN OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITE AND THE SERVICES MAY INCLUDE INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. CHANGES ARE PERIODICALLY ADDED TO THE INFORMATION HEREIN. SITEBUILDER AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAY MAKE IMPROVEMENTS AND/OR CHANGES IN THE SITE AT ANY TIME. ADVICE RECEIVED VIA THE SITE OR ANY USER SITES SHOULD NOT BE RELIED UPON FOR PERSONAL, MEDICAL, LEGAL OR FINANCIAL DECISIONS AND YOU SHOULD CONSULT AN APPROPRIATE PROFESSIONAL FOR SPECIFIC ADVICE TAILORED TO YOUR SITUATION.
SITEBUILDER AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY, RELIABILITY, AVAILABILITY, TIMELINESS, SAFETY, AND ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES, AND RELATED GRAPHICS CONTAINED ON SITE OR ACCESSED THROUGH THE SERVICES FOR ANY PURPOSE. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, ALL SUCH INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES, AND RELATED GRAPHICS ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OR CONDITION OF ANY KIND. SITEBUILDER AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THIS INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES, AND RELATED GRAPHICS, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
Sitebuilder reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your account and your access to the Site, the Sitebuilder Toolset and the Services, or any portion thereof, and to remove or block access to any User Site or any User Content at any time without notice for any reason (including without limitation for failure to update and maintain User Sites, unacceptable Content or for any violation of these Terms) or for no reason.
Consent to Disclose Information
Governing Law and Jurisdiction
To the maximum extent permitted by law, this agreement is governed by the laws of the countries we operate in, and you hereby consent to county and state laws being the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of courts in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of the Sitebuilder Toolset, the Site or the Service. Use of the Sitebuilder Toolset, the Site or the Service is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these terms and conditions, including without limitation this paragraph.
You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and Sitebuilder as a result of this agreement or use of the Sitebuilder Toolset.
The performance of Sitebuilder per this agreement is subject to existing laws and legal process, and nothing contained in this agreement is in derogation of the right to comply by Sitebuilder with governmental, court and law enforcement requests or requirements relating to your use of the Sitebuilder Toolset or information provided to or gathered by Sitebuilder with respect to such use.
If any part of this agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set forth above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of the agreement shall continue in effect.
Unless otherwise specified herein, this agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the user and Sitebuilder with respect to the Sitebuilder Toolset and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral or written, between the user and Sitebuilder with respect to the Sitebuilder Toolset.
A printed version of this agreement and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this agreement to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form.
It is the express wish to the parties that this agreement and all related documents be drawn up in English.
All Content and other material on the Site and the Sitebuilder Toolset are the proprietary property of Sitebuilder or its licensors or users and are protected by the U.S. and international copyright laws. All rights not expressly granted in these terms are expressly reserved.
Sitebuilder, the Sitebuilder logo, and any other product or service name or slogan contained in the Site are trademarks of Sitebuilder and its suppliers or licensors, and may not be copied, imitated or used, in whole or in part, without the prior written permission of Sitebuilder or the applicable trademark holder. You may not use any meta tags or any other "hidden text" utilizing Sitebuilder or any other name, trademark or product or service name of Sitebuilder without our prior written permission. In addition, the look and feel of the Site, including all page headers, custom graphics, button icons, and scripts, is the service mark, trademark and/or trade dress of Sitebuilder and may not be copied, imitated or used, in whole or in part, without our prior written permission. All other trademarks, registered trademarks, product names and company names or logos mentioned in the Site are the property of their respective owners. Reference to any products, services, processes or other information, by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, supplier or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation thereof by us.
Notices and Procedure for Making Claims of Copyright Infringement
If you believe that anything on the Site or the Service infringes upon any copyright which you own or control, you may file a notification of such infringement with our Designated Agent as set forth below.
Please email customer support for the following information:
Name of Agent Designated to Receive Notification of Claimed Infringement
Full Address of Designated Agent to Which Notification Should be Sent
Telephone Number of Designated Agent
Facsimile Number of Designated Agent
E-Mail Address of Designated Agent
To be effective, the notification must be a written communication that includes the following:
A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;
Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site;
Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the material;
Information reasonably sufficient to permit us to contact the complaining party, such as an address, telephone number and, if available, an electronic mail address at which the complaining party may be contacted;
A statement that the complaining party has a good-faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent or the law; and
A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
We may give notice of a claim of copyright infringement to our users by means of a general notice on the Site, electronic mail to a user's email address in our records, or by written communication sent by first-class mail to a user's address in our records.
In accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) and other applicable law, Sitebuilder has adopted a policy of terminating, in appropriate circumstances and at the sole discretion of Sitebuilder, subscribers or account holders who are deemed to be repeat infringers. Sitebuilder may also at its sole discretion limit access to the Site and/or terminate the accounts of any users who infringe any intellectual property rights of others, whether or not there is any repeat infringement.
Registration Data and Account Security
In consideration of your use of the Site, you agree to (a) provide accurate, current and complete information about you as may be prompted by any registration forms on the Site ("Registration Data"); (b) maintain the security of your password and identification; (c) maintain and promptly update the Registration Data, and any other information you provide to Sitebuilder, to keep it accurate, current and complete; and (d) accept all risks of unauthorized access to the Registration Data and any other information you provide to Sitebuilder.