Safeport Network Services Terms of Service
Acceptance of Terms
Thank you for choosing Safeport. Safeport provides its service to you, subject to the following Terms of Service ("TOS"), which may be updated by us from time to time without notice to you. You can review the most current version of the TOS at any time at: http://www.safeport.com/tos.html. In addition, when using particular Safeport services, you and Safeport shall be subject to any posted guidelines or rules applicable to such services which may be posted from time to time. All such guidelines or rules (including but not limited to our Anti-Spam Policy, http://www.safeport.com/antispam.html) are hereby incorporated by reference into the TOS. Safeport also may offer other services from time to time that are governed by different Terms of Services. These TOS do not apply to such other services.
Safeport currently provides users with access to domain name services, web hosting, email accounts and aliases, website design and maintenance, and general IT consulting (the "Service"). You also understand and agree that the Service may include advertisements and that these advertisements are necessary for Safeport to provide the Service. You also understand and agree that the service may include certain communications from Safeport, such as service announcements, administrative messages and the Safeport Newsletter, and that these communications are considered part of Safeport membership and you will not be able to opt out of receiving them. Unless explicitly stated otherwise, any new features that augment or enhance the current Service, including the release of new Safeport products or services, shall be subject to the TOS. You understand and agree that the Service is provided "AS-IS" and that Safeport assumes no responsibility for the timeliness, deletion, misdelivery or failure to store any user communications or personalization settings. You are responsible for service fees for this service. Safeport does not offer refunds for service fees.
You are responsible for obtaining access to the Service and that access may involve third party fees (such as Internet service provider or airtime charges). You are responsible for those fees, including those fees associated with display or delivery of advertisements. In addition, you must provide and are responsible for all equipment necessary to access the Service.
Please be aware that Safeport will not knowingly allow adult content in websites hosted by Safeport. (See Safeport User Conduct below.)
In consideration of your use of the Service, you agree to: (a) provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by the Service's registration form (such information being the "Registration Data") and (b) maintain and promptly update the Registration Data to keep it true, accurate, current and complete. If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, or Safeport has reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, Safeport has the right to suspend or terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future use of the Service (or any portion thereof). Safeport is concerned about the safety and privacy of all its users, particularly children. For this reason, parents of children under the age of 18 who wish to allow their children access to the Service must be responsible for the Safeport account. When you create a Safeport web hosting and email account and add your child to the account, or when you enter your name as billing contact on en email-only account, you certify that you are at least 18 years old and that you are the legal guardian of the child/children listed on the Safeport account. By adding a child to your Safeport account, you also give your child permission to access all of the Services. As the legal guardian, it is your responsibility to determine whether any of the Services and/or Content are appropriate for your child.
User Accounts, Security and Passwords
You will receive a password and account name upon completing the Service's registration process. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the password and account, and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your password or account. You agree to (a) immediately notify Safeport of any unauthorized use of your password or account or any other breach of security, and (b) ensure that you exit from your account at the end of each session. Safeport cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with this section.
Safeport User Conduct
You understand that all information, data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages or other materials ("Content"), whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, are the sole responsibility of the person from which such Content originated. This means that you, and not Safeport, are entirely responsible for all Content that you upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available via the Service. Safeport will not knowingly allow adult content on websites hosted by Safeport, but does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of Content on websites hosted by Safeport. Under no circumstances will Safeport be liable in any way for any Content, including, but not limited to, for any errors or omissions in any Content, or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Content made available via the Service.
You agree to not use the Service to:
You acknowledge that Safeport does not pre-screen Content, but that Safeport and its designees shall have the right (but not the obligation) in their sole discretion to refuse or move any Content that is available via the Service. Without limiting the foregoing, Safeport and its designees shall have the right to remove any Content that violates the TOS or is otherwise objectionable. You agree that you must evaluate, and bear all risks associated with, the use of any Content, including any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of such Content. In this regard, you acknowledge that you may not rely on any Content created by Safeport or submitted to Safeport, including all other parts of the Service.
You acknowledge and agree that Safeport may preserve Content and may also disclose Content if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to: (a) comply with legal process; (b) enforce the TOS; (c) respond to claims that any Content violates the rights of third-parties; or (d) protect the rights, property, or personal safety of Safeport, its users and the public.
You understand that the technical processing and transmission of the Service, including your Content, may involve (a) transmissions over various networks; and (b) changes to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting networks or devices.
Recognizing the global nature of the Internet, you agree to comply with all local rules regarding online conduct and acceptable Content. Specifically, you agree to comply with all applicable laws regarding the transmission of technical data exported from the United States or the country in which you reside.
You agree to indemnify and hold Safeport, and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, co-branders or other partners, and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys' fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of Content you submit, post, transmit or make available through the Service, your use of the Service, your connection to the Service, your violation of the TOS, or your violation of any rights of another.
No Reselling of Service
You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit for any commercial purposes, any portion of the Service, use of the Service, or access to the Service.
Use and Storage
You acknowledge that Safeport may establish general practices and limits concerning use of the Service, including without limitation the maximum disk space that will be allotted on Safeport's servers on your behalf. You agree that Safeport has no responsibility or liability for the deletion or failure to store any messages and other communications or other Content maintained or transmitted by the Service. You acknowledge that Safeport reserves the right to log off accounts that are inactive for an extended period of time. You further acknowledge that Safeport reserves the right to change these general practices and limits at any time, in its sole discretion, with or without notice.
Modifications to Service
Safeport reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Service (or any part thereof) with or without notice. You agree that Safeport shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Service.
You agree that Safeport may, under certain circumstances and without prior notice, immediately terminate your Safeport account, any associated email address, and access to the Service. Cause for such termination shall include, but not be limited to, (a) breaches or violations of the TOS or other incorporated agreements or guidelines, (b) requests by law enforcement or other government agencies, (c) a request by you (self-initiated account deletions), (d) discontinuance or material modification to the Service (or any part thereof), (e) unexpected technical issues or problems, and (f) extended periods of inactivity. Termination of your Safeport account includes (a) removal of access to all offerings within the Service (b) deletion of your password and all related information, files and content associated with or inside your account (or any part thereof), and (c) barring further use of the Service. Further, you agree that all terminations for cause shall be made in Safeport's sole discretion and that Safeport shall not be liable to you or any third-party for any termination of your account, any associated email address, or access to the Service.
The Service may provide, or third parties may provide, links to other World Wide Web sites or resources. Because Safeport has no control over such sites and resources, you acknowledge and agree that Safeport is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any Content, advertising, products, or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. You further acknowledge and agree that Safeport shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such Content, goods or services available on or through any such site or resource.
Dealings with Advertisers
Your correspondence or business dealings with, or participation in promotions of, advertisers found on or through the Service, including payment and delivery of related goods or services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such advertiser. You agree that Safeport shall not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings or as the result of the presence of such advertisers on the Service.
Safeport's Proprietary Rights
You acknowledge and agree that the Service and any necessary software used in connection with the Service ("Software") contain proprietary and confidential information that is protected by applicable intellectual property and other laws. You further acknowledge and agree that Content contained in sponsor advertisements or information presented to you through the Service or advertisers is protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents or other proprietary rights and laws. Except as expressly authorized by Safeport or advertisers, you agree not to modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute or create derivative works based on the Service or the Software, in whole or in part.
Safeport grants you a personal, non-transferable and non-exclusive right and license to use the object code of its Software on a single computer; provided that you do not (and do not allow any third party to) copy, modify, create a derivative work of, reverse engineer, reverse assemble or otherwise attempt to discover any source code, sell, assign, sublicense, grant a security interest in or otherwise transfer any right in the Software. You agree not to modify the Software in any manner or form, or to use modified versions of the Software, including (without limitation) for the purpose of obtaining unauthorized access to the Service. You agree not to access the Service by any means other than through the interface that is provided by Safeport for use in accessing the Service.
Disclaimer of Warranties
You expressly understand and agree that:
Limitation of Liability
You expressly understand and agree that Safeport shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or exemplary damages, including but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data or other intangible losses (even if Safeport has been advised of the possibility of such damages), resulting from: (I) the use or the inability to use the service; (II) the cost of procurement of substitute goods and services resulting from any goods, data, information or services purchased or obtained or messages received or transactions entered into through or from the service; (III) unauthorized access to or alteration of your transmissions or data; (IV) statements or conduct of any third party on the service; or (V) any other matter relating to the service.
Exclusions and Limitations
Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of certain warranties or the limitation or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages. Accordingly, some of the above limitations may not apply to you.
Safeport, the Safeport logo, and other Safeport logos and product and service names are trademarks of Safeport Network Services, Inc. (the "Safeport Marks"). Without Safeport's prior permission, you agree not to display or use in any manner, the Safeport Marks.
Notices to you may be made via either email or regular mail. The Service may also provide notices of changes to the TOS or other matters by displaying notices or links to notices to you generally on the Service.
The TOS constitute the entire agreement between you and Safeport and govern your use of the Service, superceding any prior agreements between you and Safeport. You also may be subject to additional terms and conditions that may apply when you use affiliate services, third-party content or third-party software. The TOS and the relationship between you and Safeport shall be governed by the laws of the State of Maryland without regard to its conflict of law provisions. You and Safeport agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located within the county of Montgomery, Maryland. The failure of Safeport to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the TOS shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of the TOS is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties' intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of the TOS remain in full force and effect. You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to use of the Service or the TOS must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred.
The section titles in the TOS are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect.
Violations of TOS
Please report any violations of the TOS to our customer relations representatives: firstname.lastname@example.org
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