1. ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS
Welcome to RapidFeeds service (the "Service"). If you are an account holder having an RSS Feed on RapidFeeds Internet properties (an Account Holder), your use of the Service is subject to these Terms of Service ("TOS"). RapidFeeds reserves the right to update and change the TOS from time to time without notice or acceptance by you. You can review the most current version of the TOS at any time at: http://www.rapidfeeds.com/tos.html you must be at least 13 years old to use the Service. The TOS will also be applicable to the use of the Service even on a free basis.
2. DESCRIPTION OF SERVICE
RapidFeeds provides each Account Holder with a web space on the RapidFeeds Internet Property for publishing their RSS Feeds. Each account has a limited bandwidth based on the type of account registered. The Service also includes tools that enable Account Holders to update, track and promote their RSS Feeds. The type and number of tools you may use depend on the type of account you have and your status as an Account Holder. Unless explicitly stated otherwise, any new features that augment or enhance the current Service, including the release of new RapidFeeds tools and resources, shall be subject to the TOS. In order to use the Service, you must obtain access to the World Wide Web, either directly or through devices that access web-based content, and pay any service fees associated with such access. In addition, you must provide all equipment necessary to make such connection to the World Wide Web, including a computer and modem or other access device. You also understand and agree that the service may include certain communications from, such as service announcements, administrative messages and the RapidFeeds Newsletter, and that these communications are considered part of RapidFeeds 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 RapidFeeds properties, shall be subject to the TOS. You agree not to access the Service by any means other than through the interfaces that are provided by RapidFeeds for use in accessing the Service.
In order to use the Service; you must have a valid RapidFeeds membership. To be an Account Holder and host your own RSS Feeds, you must provide RapidFeeds with your first name, last name and email address ("Registration Data"). Account Holder will choose a password and account designation for your RSS Feeds during 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 RapidFeeds 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. RapidFeeds cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with this Section 3. In consideration of 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, 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 RapidFeeds has reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, RapidFeeds 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).
5. OWNERSHIP OF WEBSITE ACCOUNT AND SECURITY
You are responsible for maintaining the security of your account and you are fully responsible for all activities that occur under the account and any other actions taken in connection with it. You agree to immediately notify RapidFeeds of any unauthorized uses of the account or any other breaches of security. RapidFeeds cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage from your failure to comply with this security obligation. You acknowledge and agree that under no circumstances will RapidFeeds be liable, in any way, for any acts or omissions by an Account Holder, including any damages of any kind incurred as a result of such acts or omissions.
6. CONTENT AND CONDUCT RULES AND OBLIGATIONS
You understand that all information, data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages, goods, products, services or other materials ("Content") are the sole responsibility of the person from which such Content originated. This means that you, and not RapidFeeds, are entirely responsible for all Content that you upload, post, transmit or otherwise make available via the Service. RapidFeeds does not control the Content posted via the Service and, as such, does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such Content. You understand that by using the Service, you may be exposed to Content that is offensive, indecent or objectionable. Under no circumstances will RapidFeeds 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 posted, transmitted or otherwise made available via the Service. You acknowledge that RapidFeeds does not pre-screen Content, but that RapidFeeds 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, RapidFeeds 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 RapidFeeds or submitted to RapidFeeds. You acknowledge and agree that RapidFeeds 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 RapidFeeds, 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.
You agree that you will not:
(i) Upload, post, transmit or otherwise make available any Content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortuous, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable;
(ii) Harm minors in any way;
(iii) Impersonate any person or entity, including, but not limited to, a RapidFeeds official, forum leader, guide or host, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;
(iv) Forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any Content transmitted through the Service;
(v) Upload, post or otherwise transmit any Content that you do not have a right to transmit under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as inside information, proprietary and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under nondisclosure agreements);
(vi) Upload, post or otherwise transmit any Content that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, rights of privacy or publicity, or other proprietary rights of any party;
(vii) Upload, post, or transmit unsolicited commercial email or "spam". This includes unethical marketing, advertising, or any other practice that is in any way connected with "spam", such as (a) sending mass email to recipients who haven't requested email from you or with a fake return address, (b) promoting a site with inappropriate links, titles, descriptions, or (c) promoting your site by posting multiple submissions in public forums that are identical;
(viii) Upload, post or otherwise transmit any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment;
(ix) Interfere with or disrupt the Service or servers or networks connected to the Service, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the Service;
(x) Intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable local, state, national or international law;
(xi) "Stalk" or otherwise harass another;
(xii) Promote or provide instructional information about illegal activities, promote physical harm or injury against any group or individual, or promote any act of cruelty to animals;
(xiii) Offer for sale or sell any item, good or service that (a) violates any applicable federal, state, or local law or regulation, (b) you do not have full power and authority under all relevant laws and regulations to offer and sell, including all necessary licenses and authorizations, or (c) RapidFeeds determines, in its sole discretion, is inappropriate for sale through the Service provided by RapidFeeds.
8. ADDITIONAL SOFTWARE
With respect to any additional software that may be made available by RapidFeeds in connection with the Service, if you elect to download or access such additional software, you understand that you may have to agree to additional terms and conditions before you use such software.
9. INTERNATIONAL USE
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.
10. MODIFICATIONS TO SERVICE
RapidFeeds 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 RapidFeeds shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Service.
11. TRADEMARKS AND COPYRIGHTS
Certain of the names, logos, and other materials displayed in the Service constitute trademarks or intellectual property of RapidFeeds or other entities. You are not authorized to use any such marks. Ownership of such trademarks and other intellectual property remains with RapidFeeds or those other entities.
12. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
RapidFeeds disclaims any and all responsibility or liability for the accuracy, content, completeness, legality, reliability, or operability or availability of information or material displayed in the RapidFeeds results. RapidFeeds disclaims any responsibility for the deletion, failure to store, or untimely delivery of any information or material. RapidFeeds disclaims any responsibility for any harm resulting from downloading or accessing any information or material on the Internet through RapidFeeds.
THE RAPIDFEEDS SERVICES, AND ALL MATERIALS, INFORMATION, PRODUCTS AND SERVICES INCLUDED IN THE RAPIDFEEDS SERVICES ARE PROVIDED "AS IS," WITH NO WARRANTIES WHATSOEVER. RAPIDFEEDS AND ITS LICENSORS EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW ALL EXPRESS, IMPLIED, AND STATUTORY WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT OF PROPRIETARY RIGHTS. RAPIDFEEDS AND ITS LICENSORS DISCLAIM ANY WARRANTIES REGARDING THE SECURITY, RELIABILITY, TIMELINESS, AND PERFORMANCE OF THE RAPIDFEEDS SERVICES. RAPIDFEEDS AND ITS LICENSORS DISCLAIM, ANY WARRANTIES FOR ANY INFORMATION OR ADVICE OBTAINED THROUGH THE RAPIDFEEDS SERVICES. RAPIDFEEDS AND ITS LICENSORS DISCLAIM ANY WARRANTIES FOR SERVICES OR GOODS RECEIVED THROUGH OR ADVERTISED ON THE RAPIDFEEDS SERVICES OR RECEIVED THROUGH ANY LINKS PROVIDED BY THE RAPIDFEEDS SERVICES, AS WELL AS FOR ANY INFORMATION OR ADVICE RECEIVED THROUGH ANY LINKS PROVIDED IN THE RAPIDFEEDS SERVICES. YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT YOU DOWNLOAD OR OTHERWISE OBTAIN MATERIAL OR DATA THROUGH THE USE OF THE RAPIDFEEDS SERVICES AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND THAT YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGES TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF SUCH MATERIAL OR DATA. SOME STATES OR OTHER JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. YOU MAY ALSO HAVE OTHER RIGHTS THAT VARY FROM STATE TO STATE AND JURISDICTION TO JURISDICTION.
13. LIMITATION OF LAIBILITIES
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL RAPIDFEEDS OR ITS LICENSORS BE LIABLE TO ANY USER ON ACCOUNT OF THAT USER'S USE OR MISUSE OF OR RELIANCE ON THE RAPIDFEEDS SERVICES. ARISING FROM ANY CLAIM RELATING TO THIS AGREEMENT OR THE SUBJECT MATTER HEREOF SUCH LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SHALL APPLY TO PREVENT RECOVERY OF DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, AND PUNITIVE DAMAGES WHETHER SUCH CLAIM IS BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), OR OTHERWISE, (EVEN IF GOOGLE OR ITS LICENSORS HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES). SUCH LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SHALL APPLY WHETHER THE DAMAGES ARISE FROM USE OR MISUSE OF AND RELIANCE ON THE RAPIDFEEDS SERVICES, FROM INABILITY TO USE THE RAPIDFEEDS SERVICES, OR FROM THE INTERRUPTION, SUSPENSION, OR TERMINATION OF THE RAPIDFEEDS SERVICES (INCLUDING SUCH DAMAGES INCURRED BY THIRD PARTIES). THIS LIMITATION SHALL ALSO APPLY WITH RESPECT TO DAMAGES INCURRED BY REASON OF OTHER SERVICES OR GOODS RECEIVED THROUGH OR ADVERTISED ON THE RAPIDFEEDS SERVICES OR RECEIVED THROUGH ANY LINKS PROVIDED IN THE RAPIDFEEDS SERVICES, AS WELL AS BY REASON OF ANY INFORMATION OR ADVICE RECEIVED THROUGH OR ADVERTISED ON THE RAPIDFEEDS SERVICES OR RECEIVED THROUGH ANY LINKS PROVIDED IN THE RAPIDFEEDS SERVICES. THIS LIMITATION SHALL ALSO APPLY, WITHOUT LIMITATION, TO THE COSTS OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES, LOST PROFITS, OR LOST DATA. SUCH LIMITATION SHALL FURTHER APPLY WITH RESPECT TO THE PERFORMANCE OR NON-PERFORMANCE OF THE RAPIDFEEDS SERVICES OR ANY INFORMATION OR MERCHANDISE THAT APPEARS ON, OR IS LINKED OR RELATED IN ANY WAY TO, THE RAPIDFEEDS SERVICES. SUCH LIMITATION SHALL APPLY NOTWITHSTANDING ANY FAILURE OF ESSENTIAL PURPOSE OF ANY LIMITED REMEDY AND TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. SOME STATES OR OTHER JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS AND EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.