Last updated February 23, 2021 – Version 1.0
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Any suggestions, ideas or feedback (“Feedback”) concerning the Services provided by you to Authoritek shall become the sole property of Authoritek. Authoritek shall own exclusive rights, including all intellectual property rights, and shall be entitled to the unrestricted use and circulation thereof for any purpose, without acknowledgment or compensation to you. You hereby agree that such Feedback is provided on a non-proprietary and non-confidential basis. To the extent that you have any rights in the Feedback, by operation of law or otherwise, you hereby agree to assign and hereby do assign to Authoritek all right, title and interest in and to the Feedback. You agree to perform all acts reasonably requested by Authoritek to perfect and enforce such rights.
2. REGISTRATION FOR THE SERVICE
3. USER CONTENT AND ACCEPTABLE USE
You should save all of your User Content through alternate storage solutions inasmuch as Authoritek does not warrant the security or reliability of its Services.
We value integrity, truth, and respect for others, and we strive to avoid offending users with User Content, apps, or websites that are inappropriate for our network. For this reason, we don’t allow the publication or promotion of hatred; violence; racism.
In addition, the following is prohibited:
• Harassment or perceived harassment of another person;
• Unsolicited mass mailings or "spam";
• Posting User Content determined by Authoritek to be illegal, or to violate any local, state, provincial or federal law or regulation or the rights of any person or entity;
• Harmful, offensive, and abusive language, including but not limited to: hate speech, expletives, harassment, obscenities, vulgarities, sexually explicit language or images, video, or other objectionable content (e.g. nudity, bestiality, pornography);
• Posting User Content that is inappropriate based on the subject matter and the audience;
• Posting User Content that is encrypted or that contains viruses or any other computer programming routines that are intended to damage, interfere with, intercept, or appropriate any system or information;
• Posting User Content that violates intellectual property rights of any person;
• Impersonating any person or entity or otherwise misrepresenting your affiliation with a person or entity;
• Posting private or confidential information of any third party without their express consent, including, without limitation, personally identifiable information, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, Social Security numbers, and credit card numbers;
• Posting any User Content that, in the sole judgment of Authoritek, may expose Authoritek to any harm or liability of any type.
You agree that you will only utilize User Content that you believe to be true and you will not:
• purposefully provide false or misleading information;
• use the Service to violate the security of any computer network, crack passwords or security encryption codes; transfer or store illegal material including any deemed threatening or obscene;
• create user accounts by automated means or under false or fraudulent pretenses;
• scrape or collect information about other users in an automated fashion.
Authoritek reserves the right to investigate and take appropriate legal action in its sole discretion against anyone who violates this provision, including without limitation, removing the offending User Content, and terminating the violator's Service without refund.
If you purchase products or services from Authoritek, you will be charged in advance. No refunds shall be issued except within Authoritek sole discretion. All charges and payments shall be in U.S. dollars. For those customers making payment by credit card, ACH, or other method, you authorize Authoritek to debit your credit card or other account (as the case may be) for amounts authorized. Authoritek reserves the right to collect certain taxes or other assessments from you in order to comply with local, state, provincial, Federal, or international laws and regulations, as required now or later imposed. If you claim exemption from any taxes, you shall provide Authoritek with documentation required by the taxing authority to support an exemption. If you have subscribed for a paid service Authoritek reserves the right to change the price of its Services upon (30) days notice to you and you will be given the opportunity to terminate the Services prior to such increase becoming effective.
5. CONSENT TO RECEIVE EMAILS AND NOTICE
By using the Services, you consent to receive emails from Authoritek, which may include commercial emails. We may use your information to send you news or product updates. You may “opt out” of receiving marketing or promotional email from Authoritek by following “unsubscribe” instructions or using “unsubscribe” links within communications we send. As long as you maintain an account, you may not "opt out" of receiving account-related emails from Authoritek. The parties hereto may give legal notice by means of electronic mail, which electronic mail shall be considered delivered when sent. The notice address of Authoritek shall be email@example.com (or such other address as is provided by Authoritek to you) via email at your Notice address and your address for the receipt of notices pursuant to this Agreement shall be the current email address listed by you in your account profile.
6. COPYRIGHT AND LIMITED LICENSE
Unless otherwise indicated, the Services and all content on the Services, including, without limitation, the Authoritek logo, and all designs, text, graphics, pictures, information, data, software, sound files, other files, and the selection and arrangement thereof (collectively, the "Materials") are the property of Authoritek, its licensors or its customers and are protected by U.S., Canadian and international copyright laws.
7. REPEAT INFRINGER POLICY
In accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), the Copyright Act (Canada) and other applicable law, Authoritek has adopted a policy of terminating, in appropriate circumstances and at Authoritek’s sole discretion, access to those who are deemed to be repeat infringers. Authoritek may also, at its sole discretion, limit access to the Services and/or terminate the accounts of any users who infringe any intellectual property rights of others.
8. COPYRIGHT POLICY
Authoritek respects the intellectual property rights of others and expects users of the Services to do the same. We will respond to notices of alleged copyright infringement that comply with applicable law and are properly provided to us. If you believe that your copyrighted materials have been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide us with the following information: (i) a physical or electronic signature of the copyright owner or a person authorized to act on their behalf; (ii) identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed; (iii) identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the material; (iv) your contact information, including your address, telephone number, and an email address; (v) a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and (vi) a statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and, under penalty of perjury, that you are authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner.
We reserve the right to remove content alleged to be infringing without prior notice and at our sole discretion. We also reserve the right to inform you if we receive a notice from a third party that User Content you have posted infringes upon such third party’s copyright and to inform such third party that we have provided you with such notice. Our designated copyright agent for notice of alleged copyright infringement appearing on the Services is:
Address: 6501 Balsam Dr. Hudsonville, MI 49426
The Small Business App by Authoritek™ are trademarks of Authoritek and they may not be used or imitated, in whole or in part, without the prior written permission of Authoritek. You may not use any metatags or any other "hidden text" utilizing said trademarks or any other name, or product or service name of Authoritek without our prior written permission. In addition, the look and feel of the Services, including all page headers, custom graphics, button icons and scripts, is the service mark, trademark, and/or trade dress of Authoritek and may not be copied, imitated, or used, in whole or in part, without our prior written permission. All other trademarks, registered trademarks, product names, and logos displayed through the Services are the property of their respective owners.
You are granted a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable right to create a text hyperlink to the Services, provided such link does not portray Authoritek or any of its products and services in a false, misleading, derogatory, or otherwise defamatory manner and provided further that the linking site does not contain any adult or illegal material or any material that is offensive, harassing, or otherwise objectionable. This limited right may be revoked at any time. You may not use a Authoritek logo or other proprietary graphic to link to the Services without the express written permission of Authoritek. Further, you may not use, frame, or utilize framing techniques to enclose any Authoritek trademark, logo, or other proprietary information, including the images found through the Services, the content of any text, or the layout/design of any page or form displayed through the Services without Authoritek’s express written consent. Except as noted above, you are not conveyed any right or license by implication, estoppel or otherwise in or under any patent, trademark, copyright, or proprietary right of Authoritek or any third party.
11. THIRD PARTY CONTENT
Authoritek or its customers may provide links to web pages and content of third parties as a service to those interested in such links and content, and Authoritek may post third party content or allow users to post their content. Authoritek does not monitor or have any control over any third party content or third party websites. Authoritek does not endorse or adopt any third party content or third party website and can make no guarantee as to its accuracy or completeness. Authoritek does not represent or warrant the accuracy of any information contained therein and undertakes no responsibility to update or review any third party content or third party websites. You understand that by using the Services you may be exposed to content that you may find offensive, indecent or objectionable and you use links, third party content and third party websites at your own risk. When you leave the Authoritek Services, you should be aware that our terms and policies no longer govern. You should review the applicable terms and policies, including privacy and data gathering practices, of any website or services to which you navigate from the Authoritek Services.
Authoritek is not the publisher or author of third party content. It is a passive service for storage and dissemination of the ideas and opinions that Authoritek users and vendors may choose to post. Authoritek does not screen works before they are posted, and no prior approval is required for posting. Authoritek’s activities are subject to the protections of Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act and the safe harbor provisions of Section 512 of the Digital Millennium Communications Act.
12. THIRD-PARTY CONTENT, GOODS, AND/OR SERVICES
The Services may also provide information regarding or link to certain applications, goods, and/or services provided or offered by third parties (collectively the "Third-Party Goods and Services"). Authoritek is merely an information provider and is not a referral service, and it does not recommend or endorse any such Third-Party Goods and Services or monitor or have any control over such Third-Party Goods and Services. Therefore, Authoritek makes no guarantee, representation, or warranty of any kind as to the quality, competency, value, reliability, responsiveness, accuracy, or completeness of any such Third-Party Goods and Services or the results obtained therefrom, and Authoritek assumes no responsibility or liability for any Third Party Goods and Services or for the actions or failure to act of those providing such Third-Party Goods and Services. You assume full responsibility for your use of any such Third-Party Goods and Services. In the event of a dispute between any consumer and vendor, the parties will work out the dispute themselves.
The Services may be used by third parties to provide information, content, and materials (collectively “Third-Party Content”). Authoritek is not responsible for, and does not guarantee, the quality, competency, value, reliability, responsiveness, accuracy, availability, or completeness of any Third-Party Content. Authoritek makes no representation or warranty that Third-Party Content is appropriate or available for use in all countries, or that it will be accessible from places where it may be illegal or prohibited.
13. ADVERTISEMENTS AND PROMOTIONS
Authoritek may run advertisements and promotions from third parties as part of the Services. Your business dealings or correspondence with, or participation in promotions of, advertisers other than Authoritek, and any terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such third party. Authoritek is not 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 third party advertisers on the Services.
14. WARRANTY DISCLAIMERS
THE MATERIALS AND THE SERVICES ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. AUTHORITEK DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT AS TO THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, OR MATERIALS. AUTHORITEK DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT MATERIALS, INCLUDING THE INFORMATION AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SERVICES ARE ACCURATE, COMPLETE, RELIABLE, CURRENT, OR ERROR-FREE. AUTHORIUTEK DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THE SERVICES OR ITS SERVERS ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.
AUTHORITEK IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN ANY INFORMATION OR MATERIALS ACCESSED THROUGH THE SERVICES, THE SITE, OR ANY OTHER PART OF THE SERVICE. WHILE AUTHORITEK ATTEMPTS TO MAKE YOUR ACCESS AND USE OF THE SERVICES SAFE, AUTHORITEK CANNOT AND DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THE SERVICES OR ITS SERVER(S), OR ANY CONTENT OR MATERIALS ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS; THEREFORE, YOU SHOULD USE INDUSTRY-RECOGNIZED SOFTWARE TO DETECT AND NEUTRALIZE VIRUSES, SPYWARE, MALWARE, AND OTHER HARMFUL OR OTHERWISE UNDESIRABLE COMPONENTS FROM ANY DOWNLOAD. AUTHORITEK MAKES NO WARRANTIES REGARDING SECURITY OR RELIABILITY OF THE SERVICES.
Authoritek reserves the right to change or delete any and all content and any Services at any time without notice.
15. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
IN NO EVENT SHALL AUTHORITEK OR ANY OF ITS CORPORATE AFFILIATES, INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS, SERVICE PROVIDERS, OR CONSULTANTS, OR ANY OF THEIR RESPECTIVE DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AND AGENTS, BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF OPPORTUNITY, LOSS OF PROFITS, OR LOSS OF DATA, WHETHER IN AN ACTION IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO NEGLIGENCE) OR OTHERWISE, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY RELATED TO OR CONNECTED WITH ANY USE OF THE SERVICES, THE CONTENT, OR THE MATERIALS CONTAINED IN OR ACCESSED THROUGH THE SERVICES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY DAMAGES, LOSS, OR INJURY CAUSED BY OR RESULTING FROM RELIANCE ON ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED FROM AUTHORITEK, OR THAT RESULT FROM MISTAKES, OMISSIONS, INTERRUPTIONS, DELETION OF FILES OR EMAIL, ERRORS, DEFECTS, VIRUSES, DELAYS IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION OR ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, WHETHER OR NOT RESULTING FROM ACTS OF GOD, COMMUNICATIONS FAILURE, THEFT, DESTRUCTION, OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO AUTHORITEK’S RECORDS, PROGRAMS, OR SERVICES. THE AGGREGATE LIABILITY OF AUTHORITEK, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, WARRANTY, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE, WHETHER ACTIVE, PASSIVE, OR IMPUTED), PRODUCT LIABILITY, STRICT LIABILITY, OR OTHER THEORY, ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING IN ANY MANNER TO THE USE OF THE SERVICES, SHALL NOT EXCEED ANY COMPENSATION YOU PAID, IF ANY, TO AUTHORITEK FOR ACCESS TO OR USE OF THE SERVICES DURING THE YEAR PRECEDING THE ACT OR OMISSION OUT OF WHICH SUCH LIABILITY AROSE.
AUTHORITEK MAKES NO WARRANTIES REGARDING SECURITY OR RELIABILITY OF THE SERVICES.
IF YOU ARE A CALIFORNIA RESIDENT, YOU HEREBY WAIVE CALIFORNIA CIVIL CODE SECTION 1542, WHICH SAYS “A GENERAL RELEASE DOES NOT EXTEND TO CLAIMS THAT THE CREDITOR OR RELEASING PARTY DOES NOT KNOW OR SUSPECT TO EXIST IN HIS OR HER FAVOR AT THE TIME OF EXECUTING THE RELEASE AND THAT, IF KNOWN BY HIM OR HER, WOULD HAVE MATERIALLY AFFECTED HIS OR HER SETTLEMENT WITH THE DEBTOR OR RELEASED PARTY” OR OTHER LIKE PROVISIONS OF SIMILAR IMPORT.”
16. COMPLIANCE WITH LAWS
You represent and warrant that your use of the Services shall comply with all local, state, provincial, and federal laws.
18. TERM AND TERMINATION
This agreement shall continue until such time as either party terminates. You may terminate without cause by deactivating the account from “your account” page. Authoritek has the right to terminate the Services without cause only by providing thirty (30) days prior notice to the email account listed by you in your user account information. In the event this Agreement is terminated, Authoritek will make available to you, upon your request, a file of your User Content for download for a period of thirty (30) days after termination. You agree and acknowledge that Authoritek has no obligation to retain your User Content or any other data, and may delete same, thirty (30) days after termination.
19. TERMINATION FOR CAUSE
Authoritek may immediately terminate this Agreement in the event of your material breach of the terms or conditions of this Agreement. Any breach of your payment obligations or unauthorized use of your account will be deemed a material breach of this Agreement.
21. APPLICABLE LAW AND VENUE
22. ASSIGNMENT; CHANGE IN CONTROL
This Agreement may not be assigned by you without the prior written approval of Authoritek but may be assigned without your consent by Authoritek to (i) a parent or subsidiary, (ii) an acquirer of assets, or (iii) a successor by merger.
You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and Authoritek.
No waiver of any term, provision or condition of this Agreement, whether by conduct or otherwise, in any one or more instances, shall be deemed to be, or shall constitute, a waiver of any other term, provision or condition hereof, whether or not similar, nor shall such waiver constitute a continuing waiver of any such term, provision or condition hereof. No waiver shall be binding unless executed in writing by the party making the waiver.
26. FORCE MAJEURE
If the performance of any part of this Agreement by either party is prevented, hindered, delayed, or otherwise made impracticable by reason of any flood, riot, fire, judicial or governmental action, labor disputes, act of God, or any other causes beyond the control of either party, that party shall be excused from such to the extent that it is prevented, hindered, or delayed by such causes.
27. ENTIRE AGREEMENT
This Agreement constitutes the complete and exclusive statement of the agreement between the parties with respect to the use of the Services and any acts or omissions of Authoritek and supersedes any and all prior or contemporaneous communications, representations, statements and understandings, whether oral or written, between the parties.