TERMS OF MEMBERSHIP: Link4U.com Terms and Conditions
1. General Rules and Definitions
1.2 Link4U hereby grants you a limited license to download and use the materials, features, and services provided on the Service (collectively the "Materials") solely for your personal, non-commercial use, subject to this Agreement. The design and layout of the Service are specifically excluded from the Materials. No other use of the Service or Materials is authorized. You agree that any copy of the Materials (or any portion of the Materials) that you make shall retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained herein or therein. Framing of the Service or Materials or posting of Materials on other Web Sites is strictly prohibited.
1.3 The products, technology, and/or processes described and/or used on the Service may be the subject of intellectual property rights reserved by Link4U or other third parties. Except for the limited license granted above, nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring to you in any manner, whether by implication, estoppels or otherwise, any license, title, or ownership of or to any intellectual property right of Link4U or any third party.
1.4 Link4U may change, add or remove portions of this Agreement at any time, but if it does so, it will post such changes on the Service, or send them to you via e-mail or postal mail. Your continued use of the Service constitutes your acceptance of any such change to the terms of this Agreement.
1.5 If any of the rules contained in the Agreement or any future changes to the Agreement are not acceptable to you, you may cancel your subscription by calling customer service at 1-530-527-0189. See Section 9 regarding Termination of Service. Your continued use of the Service now, or following the posting of notice of any changes in the rules contained in the Agreement, will indicate acceptance by you of such rules, changes or modifications.
1.6 Link4U may change, suspend or discontinue any aspect of the Service at any time, including the availability of any Service feature or content. Link4U may also impose limits on certain features and services or restrict your access to parts or all of the Service without notice or liability.
2 Use of Service and Content
2.1 The contents of the Service are intended for your personal, noncommercial use. All materials published on the Service (including, but not limited to photographs, graphics, images, illustrations, Music, Songs, Videos, sound clips and flash animation, also known as the "Content") are protected by copyright, and owned or controlled by Link4U or its affiliates, or the party credited as the provider of the Content. You shall abide by all additional copyright restrictions contained in any Content accessed through the Service.
2.2 All of the Materials and Content available on the Service are protected by copyright pursuant to U.S. and international copyright laws. You may not modify, publish, transmit, participate in the transfer or sale of, reproduce (except for as otherwise provided for in this Agreement), create new works from, distribute, perform, record, duplicate, display, or in any way exploit, any of the Materials or Content or the Service in whole or in part.
3 Access and Availability of Service and Links
3.1 Link4U feature on the Service, in its newsletters, or in its e-mail communications to you links to third-party web sites. These may appear in the form of text links, advertisements, banners, buttons, integrated gift services, digital cash, digital gift certificates, or otherwise. THE GOODS AND SERVICES AVAILABLE THROUGH THESE LINKS ARE OFFERED BY INDEPENDENT COMPANIES, WHICH ARE NOT AFFILIATED IN ANY WAY WITH LINK4U, LINK4U PRODUCTIONS OR ITS AFFILIATES. LINK4U MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS AS TO THE QUALITY, FITNESS, WORKMANSHIP, VALUE, APPROPRIATENESS, OR RELIABILITY OF THE MERCHANDISE AVAILABLE OR THE SOLVENCY OR FINANCIAL VIABILITY OF ANY ADVERTISER. LINK4U WILL NOT REIMBURSE OR INDEMNIFY YOU FOR ANY LOSSES YOU MAY INCUR AS A RESULT OF TRANSACTIONS WITH ANY LINK4U ADVERTISER. USERS ARE ADVISED TO USE DISCRETION IN SELECTING COMPANIES TO DO BUSINESS WITH ONLINE.
3.2 There may be circumstances where access to the Service is provided by a link located at another Web site. Neither LINK4U nor its affiliates makes any representations or give any warranties with respect to any information contained in or at these other sites and neither LINK4U nor its affiliates shall be liable for any damages or injury arising from the content of these other sites. Neither LINK4U nor its affiliates endorses the individuals, companies, or other similar entities, or any products or materials associated with such individuals, companies, or other similar entities, that provide a link to the Service.
4 Representations and Warranties
4.1 You represent, warrant and covenant (a) that no materials of any kind submitted through your account will (i) violate, plagiarize, or infringe upon the rights of any third party, including copyright, trademark, privacy or other personal or proprietary rights; or (ii) contain libelous or otherwise unlawful material; and (b) that you are at least eighteen years old. You hereby indemnify, defend and hold harmless LINK4U and its affiliates, and all officers, directors, owners, agents, Content providers, licensors and licensees (collectively, the "Indemnified Parties") from and against any and all liability and costs, including, without limitation, reasonable attorneys' fees, incurred by the Indemnified Parties in connection with any claim arising out of any breach by you or any user of your account of this Agreement or the foregoing representations, warranties and covenants. You shall cooperate as fully as reasonably required in defense of any such claim. LINK4U reserves the right, at its own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter subject to indemnification by you.
4.2 Neither LINK4U nor its affiliates represent or endorse the accuracy or reliability of any opinion, statement, or other information displayed or distributed through the Service by any users, information provider or any other person or entity. You acknowledge that any reliance upon any such opinion, statement or other information shall be at your sole risk.
5 Registration and Security
5.1 In order to establish an account to use the Service, you will be required to select a password to be used in conjunction with your e-mail address. You will be required to give us certain registration information, all of which must be accurate and updated. You may not (a) use an account of another person with the intent to impersonate that person; or (b) use an account to which another person has rights without such person's authorization. Failure to comply with the foregoing shall constitute a breach of this Agreement, which may result in immediate termination of your account. You shall be responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password.
5.2 You shall notify LINK4U of any known or suspected unauthorized use(s) of your account, or any known or suspected breach of security, including loss, theft, or unauthorized disclosure of your password or credit card information.
5.3 You must be 18 years or older to subscribe to the Service; however, persons under the age of eighteen may use the Service. You may share your password with others, subject to the provisions of Section 5.4 below.
5.4 You are responsible for all usage or activity on your account, including the use of the account by any third party. Any fraudulent, abusive, or otherwise illegal activity may be grounds for termination of your account, at the sole discretion of LINK4U, and LINK4U may refer you to appropriate law enforcement agencies. Your account is logged by IP address and any use from other IP's will be considered abuse and termination of account.
6 Fees and Payments
6.1 You shall be responsible to pay all fees and charges incurred through your account at the rates in effect for the billing period in which such fees and charges are incurred, including, but not limited to charges for any products or services offered for sale through the Service by LINK4U or by any vendor or service provider. At its sole discretion, LINK4U reserves the right at any time to offer the Service at a discount or to provide premiums and promotions as a membership incentive. All fees and charges shall be charged to the credit card provided as part of the registration process and you agree to pay such charges. You shall also pay any applicable taxes relating to use of the Service through your account. Minimum Membership is ninety (90) days. See section 9.
6.2 For your convenience and to ensure that your access to the Service remains uninterrupted, unless we hear from you, we will automatically bill your membership every month. If you elected to pay for the service by providing LINK4U with your credit card, LINK4U will charge your card on file for the cost of monthly service at the then-current rate using the information you previously provided us by phone, on our web site. You will not be notified in advance of your impending billing. LINK4U reserves the right to increase the price of the Service without notice to you. If you wish to cancel your membership for any reason, you may do so by calling 1-530-347-5204 you will be billed for the current month. If you cancel before your first 90 days of service there is a $15.00 cancellation fee.
6.3 If you elect to pay for the service using Pay Pal service, LINK4U will charge your account on file for the cost of monthly service at the then-current rate using the information you previously provided us on our web site. You will not be notified in advance of your impending billing. LINK4U reserves the right to increase the price of the Service without notice to you. If you wish to cancel your membership for any reason, you may do so by calling 1-530-527-0189 see our cancellation policy below.
In no event will LINK4U be liable for any NSF or other bank fees resulting directly or indirectly from any debits to your checking account or credit card. Charge backs will be billed a $25.00 fee.
7 Communications Between LINK4U and Users
7.1 If you indicate on the registration page that you want to receive such information, LINK4U, its owners, assigns and affiliates will allow certain third party vendors to provide you with information about products and services.
7.2 LINK4U reserves the right to send you electronic mail regarding billing, administrative, or legal matters relating to the Service or notifying you of special "Members-Only" offers or promotions.
7.3 LINK4U reserves the right to disclose information about your usage and demographics, provided that it will not reveal your personal identity in connection with the disclosure of such information. Advertisers and/or Licensees on our website may collect and share information about you only if you indicate your acceptance. For more information please read the privacy statement of LINK4U.com on the Web.
8 Software Licenses
8.1 All information and software provided through the Service is and shall remain the sole and exclusive property of LINK4U or its affiliates. You shall not publish, broadcast, retransmit, or otherwise reproduce the information or software in any medium, you may not transmit by electronic mail for personal, noncommercial purposes.
9.1 If you are not fully satisfied with your membership you may terminate your account after ninety (90) days of your membership term by calling Customer Service at 1-530-527-0189, Monday through Friday during the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. pacific standard time or by sending written notification to Link4u P.O. Box 1870 Cottonwood, CA 96022 Attention: Customer Service. If you terminate your membership before the first ninety (90) days of service there is a $15.00 cancellation fee.
10 Limitation of Liability
10.1 THE MATERIALS, INFORMATION, AND SERVICES PROVIDED ON THE SERVICE 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. THERE IS NO WARRANTY AGAINST INTERFERENCE WITH YOUR ENJOYMENT OF ANY MATERIALS, INFORMATION, OR SERVICES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY DATA, TEXT, IMAGES, SOUNDS, OR COMPUTER PROGRAMS (INCLUDING COLLECTIONS AND COMPILATIONS OF THEM)) OR AGAINST INFRINGEMENT. LINK4U IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY FAILURE OF ELECTRONIC GREETINGS SENT THROUGH THE SERVICE TO REACH THEIR INTENDED RECIPIENTS OR TO REACH SUCH RECIPIENTS ON THE DATE SPECIFIED BY THE SENDER. THE MATERIALS AVAILABLE ON THE SITE ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE.
10.2 NEITHER LINK4U NOR ANY OF ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES OR AFFILIATES SHALL BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY AND/OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, LOST PROFITS OR ATTORNEYS' FEES) IN ANY WAY DUE TO, RESULTING FROM OR ARISING IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR ACCESS TO, INABILITY TO ACCESS, OR USE OF THE SITE, OR FROM YOUR RELIANCE ON ANY INFORMATION PROVIDED AT THE SITE, EVEN IF LINK4U HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THIS LIMITATION APPLIES TO ALL CAUSES OF ACTION IN THE AGGREGATE INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, BREACH OF CONTRACT, BREACH OF WARRANTY, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY, MISREPRESENTATION, AND ANY OTHER TORT. IN THE EVENT THE FOREGOING LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SET FORTH HEREIN SHALL BE FOR ANY REASON HELD UNENFORCEABLE OR INAPPLICABLE, YOU AGREE THAT LINK4U AND ITS AFFILIATES' AGGREGATE LIABILITY SHALL NOT EXCEED THE AMOUNT PAID PURSUANT TO THE TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT.
10.3 NEITHER LINK4U NOR ITS AFFILIATES TAKES ANY RESPONSIBILITY OR ASSUMES ANY LIABILITY FOR ANY CONTENT UPLOADED OR DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE TRANSMITTED BY YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY, OR FOR ANY MISTAKES, DEFAMATION, SLANDER, LIBEL, OMISSIONS, FALSEHOODS, OBSCENITY, PORNOGRAPHY, INDECENCY, LEWDNESS, HARASSMENT, THREATS, ABUSE, OR PROFANITY YOU MAY ENCOUNTER IN USING THE SITE. YOU AGREE TO HOLD HARMLESS LINK4U AND ITS AFFILIATES AND PARTIES WITH WHOM LINK4U HAS CONTRACTED FOR PURPOSES OF HOSTING OR MAINTAINING THIS SITE FROM ALL CLAIMS BASED UPON COMMUNICATIONS OR MATERIALS MADE AVAILABLE BY YOU ON THE SITE.
11.1 This Agreement, and the respective rights and obligations of the parties hereto, shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California. Any dispute arising between you and LINK4U will be submitted to binding arbitration in Cottonwood, California in accordance with the American Arbitration Association's standard rules then in effect for arbitration of commercial disputes.
11.2 Official correspondence must be sent via postal mail to Link4u P.O. Box 1870 Cottonwood, CA 96022 Attention: Customer Service.