ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY (AUP)
- AGREEMENT BETWEEN USER AND 6000Troops.com/NetoNet.com/2Hotmedia.com
- AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE OWNER/WHO ARE RESPONSIBLE OF THE CONTENT/OPERATIONAL OF NetoNet.com AND 6000TROOPS, INC. AS THE WEB MANAGEMENT / WEB HOSTING OF THE NetoNet.com
The NetoNet.com Web Site is comprised of various Web pages operated by NetoNet.com.
The NetoNet.com Web Site is offered to you conditioned on your acceptance without modification of the terms, conditions, and notices contained herein. Your use of the NetoNet.com Web Site constitutes your agreement to all such terms, conditions, and notices.
NetoNet.com reserves the right to change the terms, conditions, and notices under which the NetoNet.com Web Site is offered, including but not limited to the charges associated with the use of the NetoNet.com Web Site.
LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES
The NetoNet.com Web Site may contain links to other Web Sites (“Linked Sites”). The Linked Sites are not under the control of NetoNet.com and NetoNet.com 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. NetoNet.com is not responsible for webcasting or any other form of transmission received from any Linked Site. NetoNet.com is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by NetoNet.com of the site or any association with its operators.
NO UNLAWFUL OR PROHIBITED USE
As a condition of your use of the NetoNet.com Web Site, you warrant to NetoNet.com that you will not use the NetoNet.com Web Site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices. You may not use the NetoNet.com Web Site in any manner which could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the NetoNet.com Web Site or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the NetoNet.com Web Site. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through the NetoNet.com Web Sites.
USE OF COMMUNICATION SERVICES
The NetoNet.com Web Site may contain bulletin board services, chat areas, news groups, forums, communities, personal web pages, calendars, and/or other message or communication facilities designed to enable you to communicate with the public at large or with a group (collectively, “Communication Services”), you agree to use the Communication Services only to post, send and receive messages and material that are proper and related to the particular Communication Service. By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree that when using a Communication Service, you will not:
- Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others.
- Publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful topic, name, material or information.
- Upload files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy of publicity) unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consents.
- Upload files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another’s computer.
- Advertise or offer to sell or buy any goods or services for any business purpose, unless such Communication Service specifically allows such messages.
- Conduct or forward surveys, contests, pyramid schemes or chain letters.
- Download any file posted by another user of a Communication Service that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed in such manner.
- 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 material contained in a file that is uploaded.
- Restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Communication Services.
- Violate any code of conduct or other guidelines which may be applicable for any particular Communication Service.
- Harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including e-mail addresses, without their consent.
- Violate any applicable laws or regulations.
NetoNet.com has no obligation to monitor the Communication Services. However, NetoNet.com reserves the right to review materials posted to a Communication Service and to remove any materials in its sole discretion. NetoNet.com reserves the right to terminate your access to any or all of the Communication Services at any time without notice for any reason whatsoever.
NetoNet.com reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, in NetoNet.com’s sole discretion.
Always use caution when giving out any personally identifying information about yourself or your children in any Communication Service. NetoNet.com does not control or endorse the content, messages or information found in any Communication Service and, therefore, NetoNet.com specifically disclaims any liability with regard to the Communication Services and any actions resulting from your participation in any Communication Service. Managers and hosts are not authorized NetoNet.com spokespersons, and their views do not necessarily reflect those of NetoNet.com.
Materials uploaded to a Communication Service may be subject to posted limitations on usage, reproduction and/or dissemination. You are responsible for adhering to such limitations if you download the materials.
MATERIALS PROVIDED TO NetoNet.com OR POSTED AT ANY NetoNet.com WEB SITE
NetoNet.com does not claim ownership of the materials you provide to NetoNet.com (including feedback and suggestions) or post, upload, input or submit to any NetoNet.com Web Site or its associated services (collectively “Submissions”). However, by posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your Submission you are granting NetoNet.com, its affiliated companies and necessary sublicensees permission to use your Submission in connection with the operation of their Internet businesses including, without limitation, the rights to: copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate and reformat your Submission; and to publish your name in connection with your Submission.
No compensation will be paid with respect to the use of your Submission, as provided herein. NetoNet.com is under no obligation to post or use any Submission you may provide and may remove any Submission at any time in NetoNet.com’s sole discretion.
By posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your Submission you warrant and represent that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to your Submission as described in this section including, without limitation, all the rights necessary for you to provide, post, upload, input or submit the Submissions.
THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES INCLUDED IN OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THE NetoNet.com WEB SITE MAY INCLUDE INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. CHANGES ARE PERIODICALLY ADDED TO THE INFORMATION HEREIN. NetoNet.com AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAY MAKE IMPROVEMENTS AND/OR CHANGES IN THE NetoNet.com WEB SITE AT ANY TIME. ADVICE RECEIVED VIA THE NetoNet.com WEB SITE 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.
NetoNet.com AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY, RELIABILITY, AVAILABILITY, TIMELINESS, AND ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS CONTAINED ON THE NetoNet.com WEB SITE 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. NetoNet.com 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.
SERVICE CONTACT : firstname.lastname@example.org
NetoNet.com reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to the NetoNet.com Web Site and the related services or any portion thereof at any time, without notice. GENERAL To the maximum extent permitted by law, this agreement is governed by the laws of the State of Washington, U.S.A. and you hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of courts in Harris County, Texas, U.S.A. in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of the NetoNet.com Web Site. Use of the NetoNet.com Web Site 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 NetoNet.com as a result of this agreement or use of the NetoNet.com Web Site. NetoNet.com’s performance of this agreement is subject to existing laws and legal process, and nothing contained in this agreement is in derogation of NetoNet.com’s right to comply with governmental, court and law enforcement requests or requirements relating to your use of the NetoNet.com Web Site or information provided to or gathered by NetoNet.com 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 NetoNet.com with respect to the NetoNet.com Web Site and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral or written, between the user and NetoNet.com with respect to the NetoNet.com Web Site. 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.
COPYRIGHT AND TRADEMARK NOTICES:
All contents of the NetoNet.com Web Site are: © 1998-2013 6000Troops, Inc. and/or its suppliers. All rights reserved.
The names of actual companies and products mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.
The example companies, organizations, products, people and events depicted herein are fictitious. No association with any real company, organization, product, person, or event is intended or should be inferred.
Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.
NOTICES AND PROCEDURE FOR MAKING CLAIMS OF COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT
Pursuant to Title 17, United States Code, Section 512(c)(2), notifications of claimed copyright infringement under United States copyright law should be sent to Service Provider’s Designated Agent. ALL INQUIRIES NOT RELEVANT TO THE FOLLOWING PROCEDURE WILL RECEIVE NO RESPONSE. See Notice and Procedure for Making Claims of Copyright Infringement.
By opening an account with 6000Troops, Inc., you agree to abide by our current and future acceptable use policies (AUP). This is an implicit contract, and can be terminated by either party at any time without cause.
Our AUP requires you to use the services we provide for legal and ethical purposes only. We are the sole arbiters of what is ethical. We do not consider the following to be ethical:
- Distribution of pornographic material
- E-mail spamming
- Link spamming
- Log spamming
You should consult your legal counsel before posting material that you do not have a clear right to disseminate under copyright law, or which may be considered libelous or slanderous, or which incites others to commit breaches of civil or criminal law.
Attempting unauthorized access to accounts on our, or other, computers will result in account termination and possible civil and criminal prosecution.
TERMS OF SERVICE
1. ACCEPTABLE USE
The use of our services is subject to an acceptable use policy (AUP). Failure to abide by the AUP can result in account termination and possible civil or criminal prosecution.
Most products are billed monthly in advance, approximately on the anniversary of sign-up, except when the customer has selected quarterly or annual billing.
A few products are billed on a calendar month basis.
We reserve the right to charge late payment fees on any overdue balance.
We reserve the right to charge a penalty fee on any returned check.
For merchandise subject to a one-time sale, all sales are final.
For services, on service termination we may refund a pro-rated portion of advance payments provided we did not terminate service due to violations of the acceptable use policy or other abuse. This does not apply to products such as domain registrations and SSL certificates as these are not services. (These products can generally be transferred to another provider except in the case of account termination for criminal or abusive activities.) We do not pro-rate advance payments when less than a month of service remains.
We do not refund setup fees.
We do not give refunds in any other cases.
5. ACCOUNT CANCELLATION
Accounts for recurring services automatically renew unless explicitly terminated by the customer or by 6000Troops, Inc.. To cancel an account you must contact the main office and provide proof of your identity. Failure to cancel an account will result in your account being billed for services, whether you use them or not.
We reserve the right to cancel or suspend abandoned accounts.
We collect tax on products and services in the following states:
You are responsible for paying applicable taxes in all other jurisdictions. (Some internet related products are exempt from taxes at a Federal or state level in the USA.)
6000Troops, Inc. makes no warranty, expressed or implied, that its products and services are fit for any purpose.
For merchandise subject to a one-time sale, the manufacturer’s warranty applies.
8. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
Our liability is limited to the total amount the customer has paid for any service or product.
9. NETWORK PROTECTION
We reserve the right to take any and all necessary action to protect our customers and the Internet in general, including but not limited to:
- Refuse to accept or deliver any e-mail which we consider to be spam, infected by a virus or other malware, or fraudulent.
- Refuse to accept or deliver any e-mail from a computer which has been the source of spam, malware, or fraudulent activity.
- Refuse to accept connections from any computer which has been the source of spam, malware, or other unacceptable activity.
- Disable or remove parts of web sites which have been the subject of a copyright dispute, have been used to send spam, propagate malware, etc., or which are imposing excessive load on a server.
- Forcing outgoing e-mail to pass through only designated servers.
10. APPLICABLE LAW
This agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Texas. Each party consents to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the State of Texas and the federal courts situated in the State of Texas in connection with any action arising under this agreement.
Upon your request, we will submit to mediation and/or arbitration by American Arbitration Association or Better Business Bureau, disputes arising out of this contract. Claims that may be arbitrated shall not exceed the cost of the product and/or service involved in the contract, plus the cost of property damage caused by the provision of the service. We will not arbitrate disputes alleging criminal violation, product liability, loss of wages, mental anguish, punitive damages, or personal injuries. For more information about mediation/arbitration, visit American Arbitration Association web site adr.org or Better Business Bureau web site bbb.org.
Our hosting/manage a site should not be considered an endorsement of the site or the account holder by 6000Troops, Inc.
We reserve the right to recover damages for any unusual expenses we may incur as a result of your activities, including systems administration and loss of goodwill, even if those activities are prohibited by the AUP.
6000Troops, Inc. has no control over the services delivered by its business partners, and cannot be held responsible for failure on the part of those partners to deliver advertised services.