SiteRanker Terms of Use and End User License Agreement

IMPORTANT: PLEASE READ THESE TERMS CAREFULLY. This Terms of Use and End User License Agreement along with any Terms and Conditions appearing on the website and any posted rules or instructions, constitute the entire agreement between you and us regarding your use of or access to our website, product and services as described herein under the DESCRIPTION OF OFFERED SERVICES (collectively, the "Services" or "Service"). YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE CONSTITUTES ACCEPTANCE OF THESE TERMS OF USE AND END USER LICENSE AGREEMENT, INCLUDING THE PRIVACY POLICY (COLLECTIVELY, "TOU/EULA").

The Service is provided at www.SiteRanker.com (which may be referred to herein as "we," or "us").

We may change any of the terms contained in the TOU/EULA at any time by posting the revised TOU/EULA on the this website. You are responsible for periodically reviewing changes to this TOU/EULA, which you can do by clicking on the "Terms of Use" or similar link. You agree that your continued use of the Service(s) following any changes to this TOU/EULA will constitute your acceptance of such changes and your intention to be bound by this TOU/EULA. If you do not agree to such changes to the TOU/EULA, your sole remedy is to discontinue use of the Service. If you do not agree to be bound by this TOU/EULA, you may not use or access our Services.

DESCRIPTION OF OFFERED SERVICES

The Services and Websites described herein are provided on an AS IS and AS AVAILABLE basis. We disclaim any and all responsibility and liability for the availability, timeliness, security or reliability of the Services which are made available to you for your personal, non-commercial, use only. We reserve the right to modify, refuse, suspend or discontinue the Service(s) with or without notice at any time, for any reason, and without liability. Terms related to payment of fees (if any) are specified in the applicable Terms of Offer on the Website for the Service(s) of your choosing, and may be updated by us from time to time.

SiteRanker software: SiteRanker presents ratings and reviews of websites while browsing the Web and allows posting of your own ratings and reviews of websites. By posting website ratings and reviews you’ll help other users to avoid websites reported to be dangerous as well as recommend sites that are favorable.

SiteRanker website: the SiteRanker website provides general information about websites such as site description, user generated reviews and rankings, traffic history and other information. Visitors to the SiteRanker website can look up any website by URL to view its information and can submit their own review about it.

SERVICES, FEES, TERMINATION

THE SERVICE IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. We reserve the right to modify, refuse, suspend or discontinue the Service with or without notice at any time, for any reason, and without any liability. PLEASE SEE OTHER DISCLAIMERS BELOW.

You can discontinue your use of the Services at any time by uninstalling the SiteRanker product using the Add/Remove Programs function of your computer. If you have difficulty removing the SiteRanker product, please visit our Help section. For your convenience, SiteRanker will automatically install on all user accounts on your computer.

You consent that we may provide you with required notices, benefits and other information through electronic disclosure via email and postings on the SiteRanker website.

We may provide links to other web sites. Some of these web sites may charge separate fees, which are not included in any fees that you may pay to us. We may also provide access to or through third-party vendors, who provide content, goods and or services. Any separate charges or obligations you incur in your dealings with these third parties are your responsibility. We and you both have the right to terminate or cancel the Service at any time. You understand and agree that such cancellation is your sole right and remedy with respect to any dispute with us. This includes, but is not limited to, any dispute related to, or arising out of: (1) any term of this TOU/EULA or our enforcement or application of this TOU/EULA; (2) the content available through this site or any change in such content; (3) your ability to access and/or use this site; or (4) the amount or type of fees, surcharges, applicable taxes, billing methods, or any change to the fees, applicable taxes, surcharges or billing methods.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS/LICENSE

Copyright Notice. © SiteRanker.com, 2012. All rights reserved.

The Service is controlled and operated by us. The Service, and all materials accessible through the Services, including websites, website content and information, graphics, code, images, text, illustrations, logos, audio and video files (collectively "Intellectual Property"), are protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, or other proprietary rights owned or licensed by us. The compilation (meaning the collection, arrangement, and assembly) of all materials on the Services is our exclusive property and is protected by U.S. and foreign laws and international copyright treaties. Use or modification of our Intellectual Property in any form, including but not limited to use on any other website or networked computer environment, without our express written authorization is a violation of our copyrights and other proprietary rights and is strictly prohibited.

DMCA Claims. You may notify us if your work has been copied in a way that you believe constitutes copyright infringement. In compliance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, Title 17, United States Code, Section 512(c)(2), we have designated a Copyright Agent to receive any such notification. Our Copyright Agent may be contacted at:

Designated Agent for DMCA Notices
SiteRanker.com
c/o Walter Messick, Esq.
Galvan Messick, LLP
1900 Corporate Blvd., Suite 101 West
Boca Raton, FL 33431

If you wish to notify our Copyright Agent of a claim of copyright infringement and submit a DMCZ notification, please provide written notice. Your notice must contain the following information:

  1. A physical or electronic signature of the person authorized to act on behalf the copyright owner;
  2. Identification or description of the copyrighted work you claim has been infringed;
  3. Identification or description of the work you believe is infringing on your copyrighted work and enough information to assist us in locating the allegedly infringing work;
  4. Your address, telephone number, and email address;
  5. A statement that you have a good faith belief that the use by the person you believe has infringed on your copyright is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
  6. Your statement, made under penalty of perjury, that the information contained in your notification is accurate, and that you are the copyright owner or are authorized to act on the owner's behalf.

Trademarks. "SiteRanker" and other marks, logos, and service names are our trademarks and/or trade dress or the trademarks, trade names and/or trade dress of our affiliates. None of our trademarks or our affiliates' trademarks may be used in connection with any product or service that is not ours or our affiliates', in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among users, or in any manner that disparages or discredits us, or our affiliates. All other trademarks viewable from a search performed using the Service are the trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective owners.

YOUR RIGHTS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND RESTRICTIONS

By installing and/or using our Services, including software (“software”), you agree to the following:

i. License. We grant you a non-exclusive license to install and use our software solely for personal use for the purpose of accessing the Service(s). These Terms create no third party beneficiary rights. We and our software licensors/suppliers reserve the right to add additional features or functions to the software at any time, without requesting your approval. We may require you to update the software on your computer when new versions of the software are released or new enhancements are available. Updates may occur automatically when you use the Service. We are under no obligation to support software for which a license has not been purchased and paid for in full. We may at any time suspend or terminate this license and disable the software. You understand that the software is licensed to you and not sold, and that this TOU/EULA does not grant you any right, title or interest to our intellectual property, Services, the software, Websites, or the content in any of the Services, and that all such rights are expressly reserved to us and our licensors/suppliers.

ii. Restrictions. You may not reverse-engineer, decompile, disassemble, or otherwise attempt to derive the source code of the software, Services, Websites or content thereof for any reason. You may not modify the software, Services, Websites or content thereof in any way. You may not rent, sell, lease, sublicense, distribute, assign, copy (other than a single copy for your own backup purposes), or in any way transfer the software Services, Websites or content thereof for the benefit of any third party through any outsourcing or time-sharing arrangement or through the operation of any service bureau. You may not frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any trademark, logo, or other proprietary information of us and our affiliates without our express written consent. You may not use any Meta tags or any other "hidden text" utilizing our name or trademarks or those of our affiliates without our express written consent or that of our affiliates. The materials provided herein are for personal, non-commercial use only. Documents published on this website may contain other proprietary notices or describe products, services, processes or technologies owned by us or by third parties. Except as expressly set forth herein, nothing contained herein shall be construed as us granting to the user a license under any copyright, trademark, patent or other intellectual property right of ours or any third party. Except as expressly granted to you under this TOU/EULA, all rights are reserved by us. You may not link to this website without prior consent from us, which consent may be withdrawn by us at any time, with or without notice, in our sole discretion.

iii. Acceptable Use. You will not, and will not attempt to, misuse the Services, Websites, software, or content thereof. You understand and acknowledge that you have the obligation to use the Services only in a manner that is consistent with our Acceptable Use Policy herein.

iv. Governmental Controls. The software or goods sold herein may be subject to export controls or restrictions by the United States or other countries or territories. You agree to (i) comply with the requirements of the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) Export Administration Regulations (EAR) (see http://www.bis.doc.gov) and all applicable international, national, state, regional and local laws, and regulations, including without limitation any applicable import and use restrictions, (ii) not export, or re- export, directly or indirectly, the Software to any country outlined in the EAR, nor to any person or entity on the DOC Denied Persons, Entities and Unverified Lists, the U.S. Department of State's Debarred List, or on the U.S. Department of Treasury's lists of Specially Designated Nationals, Specially Designated Narcotics Traffickers, or Specially Designated Terrorists, and (iii) not license, sell, provide or distribute the Software for use in connection with chemical, biological, or nuclear weapons or missiles capable of delivering such weapons.

ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY

ILLEGAL, UNAUTHORIZED, OR FRAUDULENT CONTENT OR ACTIVITIES

This Section defines the Acceptable Use Policy ("Policy") relating to the Service. You are responsible for continual compliance with this Policy. You agree that you will use the Service in compliance with all applicable local, state, national, and international laws, rules and regulations.

For example, you MAY NOT use the Services to create, transmit, distribute, receive, provide access to or store any files, data, information or material that:

If you become aware of any such activities, you are obligated to immediately notify us.

We reserve the right to suspend or terminate access to the Services upon notice of a violation of this Acceptable Use Policy. Indirect or attempted violations of this Policy, and actual or attempted violations by a third party on behalf of you, authorized by you or not, shall be considered violations of this Policy by you. Upon our determination, in our sole discretion, that you have violated our Acceptable Use Policy, we shall terminate your access to the Service without notice, and to the extent applicable, remove, or disable access to, any material that is in violation or claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity.

We have the right, but not the obligation, to monitor any activity or Content associated with the Service. We may investigate any reported violation of our policies and take any action we deem appropriate, including terminating your access to the Service and any associated Content present on the Service without notice or recourse by you.

YOUR REPRESENTATIONS

You expressly represent, warrant and covenant that you shall not upload, post or transmit to or distribute or otherwise publish through the Service any materials which (i) restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Service, (ii) are unlawful, threatening, abusive, libelous, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, offensive, pornographic, profane, sexually explicit or indecent, (iii) constitute or encourage conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate law, (iv) violate, plagiarize or infringe the rights of third parties including, without limitation, copyright, trademark, patent, rights of privacy or publicity or any other proprietary right, (v) contain a virus or other harmful component, or (vi) constitute or contain false or misleading indications of origin or statements of fact.

OUR REPORTING

We may report any activity we suspect violates any law or regulation to appropriate law enforcement officials, regulators, or other third parties. To cooperate with governmental requests, to protect our systems and users, to ensure the integrity and operation of our business and systems, or in response to subpoenas, court orders, or legal requirements, we may access and disclose any information we consider necessary or appropriate, including your contact details, IP addressing and traffic information, posted content, and web usage paths and may retain such information for appropriate law enforcement officials or other third party enforcement personnel to the extent permitted by applicable federal, state and local laws. By using the Service you expressly consent to the foregoing use and disclosure.

INDEMNIFICATION

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold us harmless as well as any parent company, subsidiaries, affiliates (and each of our or their officers, directors, managers, employees, agents, representatives, information providers and licensors), against liability related to any claims, demands, including but not limited to reasonable attorney's fees, arising from or in any way related to any alleged violation of this TOU/EULA by you, use of the Services by any other person through you or using your computer or account, claims by third parties related to your use of the Services or in connection with your transmission of any content on or through the Service. This Section shall survive termination of this TOU/EULA.

NO WARRANTY

YOU ARE USING THE SERVICES AT YOUR OWN SOLE RISK AND WE ARE UNDER NO OBLIGATION TO PROVIDE YOU WITH ANY SUPPORT, ERROR CORRECTIONS, UPDATES, UPGRADES AND/OR ENHANCEMENTS OF THE SERVICE.

YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT THE SERVICE IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS, WITH ALL FAULTS. THE USER OF THIS WEBSITE ASSUMES ALL RESPONSIBILITY AND RISK FOR THE USE OF THIS WEBSITE, THE SERVICES AND THE INTERNET GENERALLY.

TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY LAW, WE AND OUR AFFILIATES EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, WARRANTIES OF TITLE, OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTIBILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY ARISING FROM COURSE OF DEALING OR USAGE OF TRADE. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, NEITHER WE NOR ANY OF OUR AFFILIATES, NOR ANY OF OUR OR THEIR OWNERS, OFFICERS, MANAGERS, DIRECTORS, LICENSORS, EMPLOYEES OR REPRESENTATIVES REPRESENT OR WARRANT (I) THAT THE SERVICES OR INFORMATION OR CONTENT PROVIDED THROUGH THE SERVICE WILL FULFILL ANY OF YOUR PARTICULAR PURPOSES OR NEEDS OR MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS OR BE ACCURATE, COMPLETE, RELIABLE, OR FAULT-FREE; (II) THAT THE SERVICE WILL BE AVAILABLE OR WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, ACCESSIBLE, TIMELY, OR SECURE; (III) THAT ANY DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THE SERVICE WILL BE FREE FROM VIRUSES, "WORMS," "TROJAN HORSES" OR OTHER HARMFUL PROPERTIES; (IV) THAT THE SERVICES ARE NONINFRINGING. WE AND OUR AFFILIATES HEREBY DISCLAIM, AND YOU HEREBY WAIVE AND RELEASE US AND OUR AFFILIATES FROM, ANY AND ALL OBLIGATIONS, LIABILITIES, RIGHTS, CLAIMS OR REMEDIES IN CONTRACT OR TORT ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THIS TOU/EULA OR THE SERVICES.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY LAW, IN NO EVENT AND UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL WE OR ANY OF OUR AFFILIATES, OR ANY OF OUR OR THEIR OWNERS, OFFICERS, MANAGERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, REPRESENTATIVES, INFORMATION PROVIDERS OR LICENSORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL (INCLUDING LOSS OF PROFITS, BUSINESS, DATA, OR USE), PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY OR OTHER DAMAGES (REGARDLESS OF THE FORM OF ACTION OR LEGAL THEORY) OR WHETHER WE HAVE BEEN WARNED OR INFORMED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES OR WHETHER A REMEDY FAILS OF ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY ACTION ARISING OUT OF (I) USE OF THE SERVICE BY ANY PERSON, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY DAMAGE CAUSED BY ANY RELIANCE ON, OR ANY DELAYS, INACCURACIES, ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN, ANY INFORMATION, (II) ANY USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICE FOR WHATEVER REASON, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO COMMUNICATIONS FAILURE OR ANY OTHER FAILURE WITH TRANSMISSION OR DELIVERY OF ANY INFORMATION ACCESSED THROUGH THE SERVICE, OR (III) ANY GOODS OR SERVICES DISCUSSED, PURCHASED, OBTAINED, OR PARTICIPATED IN, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, THROUGH THE SERVICE, IN EACH CASE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

TO THE EXTENT SOME REMEDY IS REQUIRED BY APPLICABLE LAW WITH RESPECT YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE, YOUR EXCLUSIVE REMEDY REGARDING THE SERVICE SHALL BE THE REPLACEMENT OF ANY SUCH SERVICE OR COMPONENT OF THE SERVICE FOUND TO BE DEFECTIVE. IN NO EVENT SHALL OUR CUMULATIVE LIABILITY OR OUR AFFILIATES' CUMULATIVE LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ANY AND ALL CLAIMS OF DIRECT DAMAGES RELATING TO THE SERVICES EXCEED THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF FEES, IF ANY, THAT YOU PAID FOR USE OF THE SERVICE DURING THE ONE-YEAR PERIOD PRECEDING THE CLAIM.

GENERAL PROVISIONS

By accessing or using the Service(s), You:

ARBITRATION

All parties and/or users agreeing to this TOU/EULA agree that any and all disputes causes of actions or claims arising out of, in connection with or in any way related to this Agreement, or the products or Services associated with this Agreement, shall be fully and finally settled in binding arbitration proceedings under the Rules of Arbitration of the American Arbitration Association in force at the time this Agreement is entered, by one arbitrator appointed in accordance with said Rules, with the specification that any such arbitral award shall be enforceable by any court having jurisdiction thereof. All parties seeking relief are to be bound by this arbitration provision as the sole method to determine any disputes arising from, in connection with, or related to this Agreement, including any actions to enforce or interpret this Agreement. Exceptions: You and we agree that the following Disputes are not subject to the above provisions concerning informal negotiations and binding arbitration: (1) any Disputes seeking to enforce or protect, or concerning the validity of, any of your or our intellectual property rights; (2) any Dispute related to, or arising from, allegations of theft, piracy or unauthorized use; and (3) any claim for injunctive relief. The arbitration proceeding shall be construed in accordance with the applicable laws of the State of Florida. All Arbitration proceedings shall be held in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.

All parties and/or users agreeing to this TOU/EULA agree that any and all disputes arising out of, in connection with or in any way related to this Agreement, or the products or services associated with this Agreement, shall be limited as to discoverable information which is requested pursuant to a subpoena, arbitration, discovery, or any other legal proceeding, by the following:

Last Updated: December 11, 2012