Guestbook Central Acceptable Use Policy & Terms of Service
Guestbook Central provides both free and paid guestbooks.
We have certain legal and ethical responsibilities when it comes
to the use of our servers and equipment involved in these services. We have
established some very simple rules that govern the content and use of our
services. They are all based on economic reality, legal standards, Internet
responsibility and common sense. Customers agree that a violation of any of
the provisions of this document constitutes sufficient cause for immediate termination
of service without notice or further obligation on the part of Guestbook Central.
Users of Guestbook Central network resources / services agree to the following provisions:
Customers may only use our service for lawful purpose.
Transmission of any material in violation of any Federal, State or Local regulation
is prohibited. This includes, but is not limited to copyrighted material, proprietary
information and other intellectual property rights, libel or defamation of character,
invasion of privacy, tortious interference, export of technical or military
data to prohibited countries, material legally judged to be threatening or obscene,
pornography, and material protected by trade secrets. The hosting, storage or
transmittal of any sexually explicit material that is in violation of any applicable
federal, state or local law, such as material that involves the depiction or
use of underage persons, is strictly prohibited. The use of any Guestbook Central network resource to interfere with the legitimate use by customers
or other authorized users of resources of the Guestbook Central network or any other network
is strictly prohibited.
The designation of any materials as such described above is left entirely to
the discretion of Guestbook Central management.
Violations of this provision will be referred to appropriate legal authorities.
Content NOT Permitted
The following types of content are NOT permitted within our service:
- Any content described in the paragraph above regarding lawful use
- Any Adult or Mature Themed content
- Any content related to gambling or casinos
- Any content related to buying drugs online or by mail order
If your guestbook is found to contain any of the above content, whether paid or free, it will be immediately terminated along with all entries.
It is your responsibility to remove any guestbook entries which contain that kind of content as well.
Unauthorized use of other people's accounts or computers
Guestbook Central will
strongly react to any use or attempted use of an Internet account or computer
without the owner's authorization. Such attempts include "internet scamming"
(tricking other people into releasing their passwords), password robbery, security
hole scanning etc. Any unauthorized use of accounts or computers by an Guestbook Central
customer, whether or not the attacked account or computer belongs to Guestbook Central,
will result in action against the attacker. Possible actions include warnings,
account suspension or cancellation, and civil or criminal legal action, depending
on the seriousness of the attack.
The sending or facilitation of the sending of unsolicited
commercial email (spamming), bulk email, so-called opt-out email, or any type
of commercial email is strictly prohibited.
The use of a guestbook in any form intended to be intentionally or unintentionally retrieved or viewed
by any recipient of any unsolicited email sent in violation of the spirit or
letter of the terms defined in this document, whether sent from our network
or any other network, is strictly prohibited.
The Customer is required to protect the security of its Guestbook Central account(s) and usage thereof.
All accounts, if you opt to upgrade to paid service, are set
up on a pre-pay basis. Customer will be billed in advance for each term of pre-payment by
Credit Card auto-debit as negotiated. There are no refunds. All pricing
is guaranteed for the term of pre-payment (if applicable). Guestbook Central reserves the right to change prices at any time.
All payments are in U.S. currency.
The obtaining of, or attempt to obtain, any fee-based service by any means with the intent of avoiding payment for such service is strictly prohibited.
Rights of Cancellation
Guestbook Central reserves the right to cancel service at any time.
All fees paid in advance of cancellation will be pro-rated and paid by Guestbook Central
if Guestbook Central institutes it's right of cancellation. If cancellation is caused by
customers violation of our policies, then no refund is due. Any violation of
policies which results in extra costs to Guestbook Central will be billed to the customer.
Customer may cancel at any time.
Customer agrees that it shall defend, indemnify,
save and hold Guestbook Central harmless from any and all demands, liabilities, losses,
costs and claims, including reasonable attorneys fees asserted against
Guestbook Central, its agents, its customers, officers and employees, that may arise or
result from any service provided or performed or agreed to be performed or any
product sold by customer, its agents, employees or assigns. Customer agrees
to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Guestbook Central against liabilities arising out
of; (1) any injury to person or property caused by any products sold or otherwise
distributed in connection with Guestbook Central's service; (2) any material supplied by
customer infringing or allegedly infringing on the proprietary rights of a third
party; (3) copyright infringement and (4) any defective products sold to customer
from Guestbook Central's service.
Guestbook Central will not be responsible for any damages your business
may suffer. Guestbook Central makes no warranties of any kind, expressed or implied for
services we provide. Guestbook Central disclaims any warranty or merchantability or fitness
for a particular purpose. The includes loss of data resulting from delays, nondeliveries,
wrong delivery, and any and all service interruptions caused by Guestbook Central and its
employees. Guestbook Central reserves the right to revise its policies at any time
Guestbook Central reserves the right to refuse service to anyone.
Any complaint that may be received regarding an Guestbook Central customer
will be promptly forwarded to the Guestbook Central customer for resolution. This strict policy is for the protection of the
network and the interests of Guestbook Central and its users.
For clarification of terms or to report a violation, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.