DigitalFractal Technologies Inc. Terms of Service
PLEASE READ THESE TERMS OF SERVICE CAREFULLY, AS THEY CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION CONCERNING YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS, REMEDIES AND OBLIGATIONS.
By using the smibs.com, net.smibs.com web site ("Service"), or any services of Smibs Inc., you are agreeing to be bound by the following terms and conditions ("Terms of Service").
Digital Fractal Technologies Inc.reserves the right to update and change the Terms of Service from time to time without notice. Any new features that augment or enhance the current Service, including the release of new tools and resources, shall be subject to the Terms of Service. Continued use of the Service after any such changes shall constitute your consent to such changes.
Violation of any of the terms below will result in the termination of your Account. While Digital Fractal Technologies Inc.prohibits such conduct and Content on the Service, you understand and agree that Digital Fractal Technologies Inc.cannot be responsible for the Content posted on the Service and you nonetheless may be exposed to such materials. You agree to use the Service at your own risk.
DESCRIPTION OF SERVICE
Smibs Network- The Smibs Network is a business and social networking application. It is designed as a way for other Smibs Network members to find, contact and collaborate with each other in a secure, privacy orientated system. Smibs Network also serves as a staging/launching system for other current and future Smibs products.
Doorbell- Doorbell is a SAAS (Software As A Service) application that is designed to alleviate small to medium sized business of time-consuming sales and CRM related activities. The application allows for cross company collaboration, sharing of contact resources, assigning of tasks and drawing attention to important potential opportunities with large groups of employees and outside contractors. Doorbell integrates numerous separate functions of existing applications into one intuitive and efficient program.
VideoLobby- VideoLobby is a video broadcast manager that provides a simple yet powerful web-based production solution that makes publishing a professional live show as easy as setting up a blog. With VideoLobby you can not only stream live video, but you can also embed pre-recorded shows and store archives automatically on your show's webpage. VideoLobby also provides a moderator and host screen to easily manage your show, in addition, viewers can ask questions during a live show and the show owner has the option of displaying a live Twitter and Facebook stream during the episode.
ACCOUNT TERMS AND CONDITIONS
You must be 13 years or older to use this Service. By using the Service you warrant that you are 13 years or older and that you will abide by the terms and conditions set out herein.
You must be a human. Accounts registered by "bots" or other automated methods are not permitted.
You must provide your legal full name, a valid email address, and any other information requested in order to complete the signup process. All information must be current, accurate and complete.
Your login may only be used by one person - a single login shared by multiple people is not permitted. Also, one person or legal entity may not maintain more than one free account.
You are responsible for all Content posted and activity that occurs under your account (including Content added by team members of teams you own as a company account holder).
If you are using a free account you are not permitted to block ads.
You may not use the Service for any illegal or unauthorized purpose. You must not, in the use of the Service, violate any laws in your jurisdiction (including but not limited to copyright laws).
You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and account, and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your password or account with or without your knowledge. If you knowingly provide your login and password information to another person, your account privileges may be suspended temporarily or terminated. You agree to immediately notify Digital Fractal Technologies Inc.of any unauthorized use of your password or account or any other breach of security. Digital Fractal Technologies Inc.cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with this section.
You understand that Digital Fractal Technologies Inc.uses third party vendors and hosting partners to provide the necessary hardware, software, networking, storage, and related technology required to run the Service.
You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit any portion of the Service, use of the Service, or access to the Service without the express written permission by Digital Fractal Technologies Inc.
Digital Fractal Technologies Inc.may, but has no obligation to, remove Content and Accounts containing Content that we determine in our sole discretion are unlawful, offensive, threatening, libelous, defamatory, pornographic, obscene or otherwise objectionable or violates any party's intellectual property or these Terms of Service.
Verbal, physical, written or other abuse (including threats of abuse or retribution) of any Digital Fractal Technologies Inc.customer, employee, member, or officer will result in immediate account termination.
You understand that the technical processing and transmission of the Service, including your Content, may be transferred unencrypted and involve (a) transmissions over various networks; and (b) changes to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting networks or devices.
If your bandwidth usage exceeds 500 MB/month, or significantly exceeds the average bandwidth usage (as determined solely by Smibs Inc.) of other Doorbell customers, we reserve the right to immediately disable your account or throttle your file hosting until you can reduce your bandwidth consumption.
Smibs, upon occasion partners with other external service providers to enhance your user experience. By agreeing to these 'Digital Fractal Technologies Inc.Terms of Service', understand that you are also agreeing to the terms of service for third party service providers. Currently, these services include: Justin TV (in the situation you use this streaming service in conjunction with VideoLobby).
You understand and agree not to use the Smibs Network or Digital Fractal Technologies Inc.Services to:
Post content or initiate communications which are unlawful, libelous, abusive, obscene, discriminatory, or otherwise objectionable.
Falsely state, impersonate, or otherwise misrepresent your identity, including but not limited to the use of a pseudonym or misrepresenting your current or previous positions and qualifications, or your affiliations with a person or entity, past or present.
Upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any content or initiate communications which include information that you do not have the right to disclose or make available under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as insider information, or proprietary and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under nondisclosure agreements).
Upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any content or initiate communication that infringes upon patents, trademarks, trade secrets, copyrights or other proprietary rights.
Upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, “junk mail,” “spam,” “chain letters,” “pyramid schemes,” or any other form of solicitation. This prohibition includes but is not limited to a) Using Smibs invitations to send messages to people who don’t know you or who are unlikely to recognize you as a known contact; b) Using Smibs to connect to people who don’t know you and then sending unsolicited promotional messages to those direct connections without their permission; and c) Sending messages to distribution lists, newsgroup aliases, or group aliases.
Upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available 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.
Stalk or harass anyone.
Forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any communication transmitted through the Smibs Service.
Post content in fields that aren’t intended for that content. Example: Putting an address in a name or title field.
Customers may access their Smibs Network account data via an API (Application Program Interface). Any use of the API, including use of the API through a third-party product that accesses the Smibs Network, is bound by the terms of this agreement plus the following specific terms:
You expressly understand and agree that Digital Fractal Technologies Inc.shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or exemplary damages, including but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data or other intangible losses (even if Digital Fractal Technologies Inc.has been advised of the possibility of such damages), resulting from your use of the API or third-party products that access data via the API.
Abuse or excessively frequent requests to the Smibs Network via the API may result in the temporary or permanent suspension of your account's access to the API. Smibs Inc., in its sole discretion, will determine abuse or excessive usage of the API. Digital Fractal Technologies Inc.will make a reasonable attempt via email to warn the account owner prior to suspension.
Digital Fractal Technologies Inc.reserves the right at any time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, your access to the API (or any part thereof) with or without notice.
PAYMENT, REFUNDS, UPGRADING AND DOWNGRADING TERMS
A valid credit card is required for paying accounts. Free accounts are not required to provide a credit card number. If you initially sign up for a Enterprise, Premium, Professional, Boutique, or Freelance account in Doorbell and you don't cancel that account within 30 days, you will be billed monthly starting on the 30th day after your account was initially created. If you cancel prior to the processing of your first invoice on the 30th day, you will not be charged.
You will be billed as soon as you upgrade from a Free plan to a paid plan unless you are still in the 30 day free trial period, in this case, you will be billed once your trial period is over.
The Service is billed in advance on a monthly basis and is non-refundable. There will be no refunds or credits for partial months of service, upgrade/downgrade refunds, or refunds for months unused with an open account. In order to treat everyone equally, no exceptions will be made.
All prices are quoted in American dollars. Visa, Mastercard, and American Express are all acceptable forms of payment. Due to American Express policies, we are obligated to charge in Canadian dollars regardless of whether you have a US American Express card or a Canadian one due to the fact that Smibs Inc is a Canadian firm. If you have a US American Express card, American Express will convert the Canadian amount to American dollars at an exchange rate they dictate, as a result we cannot give you a precise exchange rate to calculate the conversion down to the cent.
All fees are exclusive of all taxes, levies, or duties imposed by taxing authorities, and you shall be responsible for payment of all such taxes, levies, or duties, excluding only Canadian (federal or provincial) taxes.
For any upgrade or downgrade in plan level, your credit card that you have provided will automatically be charged the new rate on your next billing cycle.
Downgrading your Service may cause the loss of Content, features, or capacity of your Account. Digital Fractal Technologies Inc.does not accept any liability for such loss.
Smibs software is sold as ‘software as a service’. There is no download of the software or DVD sent. Your monthly payment for all paid plans gives you access to our software within your account. With the Free plans you will always have access to our software through your account.
RETURN AND REFUND POLICY
All accounts will receive one 30 day trial period, which starts upon account creation. Account upgrading does not qualify you for an additional 30 day trial period.
When choosing any paid plan you will asked to enter your credit card information upon sign-up. Your credit card will be charged only after your 30 day free trial period has ended.
If you cancel your paid account before the 30 day trial is over you will not be charged.
If you cancel your paid account anytime after the 30 day trial period, you will still be responsible for the current charges of the pay period you are in.
CANCELLATION AND TERMINATION
You agree that Digital Fractal Technologies Inc.may, with or without cause, immediately terminate your Smibs Network account and access to the Service without prior notice. Without limiting the foregoing, the following will lead to a termination by Digital Fractal Technologies Inc.of a user’s use of Digital Fractal Technologies Inc.Services (a) breaches or violations of this User Agreement or other incorporated agreements or guidelines, (b) requests by law enforcement or other government agencies, (c) a request by you (self-initiated account deletions), (d) unexpected technical issues or problems, and (e) extended periods of inactivity. Termination of your Smibs Network account includes removal of access to all offerings within the Digital Fractal Technologies Inc.Service and may also bar you from further use of the Digital Fractal Technologies Inc.Service. Furthermore, you agree that all terminations shall be made in Smibs Inc.’s sole discretion and that Digital Fractal Technologies Inc.shall not be liable to you nor any third-party for any termination of your account or access to the Digital Fractal Technologies Inc.Service.
You are solely responsible for properly cancelling your account. An email or phone request to cancel your account is not considered cancellation. You can cancel your Company Account by going into the Company’s Management Section, under General Options. You can delete your personal account through the Account Settings on the Smibs Network.
All of your Content will be immediately deleted from the Service upon cancellation. This information can not be recovered once your account is cancelled.
If you cancel the Service before the end of your current paid up month, your cancellation will take effect immediately and you will not be charged again.
Smibs Inc., in its sole discretion, has the right to suspend or terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future use of the Service, or any other Digital Fractal Technologies Inc.service, for any reason at any time. Such termination of the Service will result in the deactivation or deletion of your Account or your access to your Account, and the forfeiture and relinquishment of all Content in your Account.
Digital Fractal Technologies Inc.reserves the right to refuse service to anyone for any reason at any time.
MODIFICATION TO THE SERVICES AND PRICES
Digital Fractal Technologies Inc.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.
Prices of all Services, including but not limited to monthly subscription plan fees to the Service, are subject to change upon 30 days notice from Digital Fractal Technologies Inc.Such notice may be provided at any time by posting the changes to the Digital Fractal Technologies Inc.Site (www.smibs.com) or the Service itself.
Digital Fractal Technologies Inc.shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, price change, suspension or discontinuance of the Service.
COPYRIGHT AND CONTENT OWNERSHIP
We claim no intellectual property rights over the material you provide to the Service. Your profile and materials uploaded remain yours. However, by attaching content to your public profile, or sharing 'Friends Only' Content with your Smibs Network friends, you agree to allow others to view and share your Content.
Digital Fractal Technologies Inc.does not pre-screen Content, but Digital Fractal Technologies Inc.and its designee have the right (but not the obligation) in their sole discretion to refuse or remove any Content that is available via the Service.
Recognizing the global nature of the Internet, you agree to comply with all applicable local rules including but not limited to rules regarding online conduct and acceptable content. Specifically, you agree to comply with all applicable laws regarding the transmission of technical data exported from Canada or the country in which you reside.
INFORMATION PROVIDED ON THIS WEBSITE
Furthermore, you understand that Digital Fractal Technologies Inc.retains the right to reformat, excerpt, or translate any materials submitted by you. You understand that all information publicly posted or privately transmitted through the Digital Fractal Technologies Inc.Service is the sole responsibility of the person from which such content originated and that Digital Fractal Technologies Inc.will not be liable for any errors or omissions in any content. You understand that Digital Fractal Technologies Inc.cannot guarantee the identity of any other users with whom you may interact in the course of using the Digital Fractal Technologies Inc.Service. Additionally, we cannot guarantee the authenticity of any data which users may provide about themselves or relationships they may describe.
ACCESS TO SMIBS
Use of manual or automated software, devices, or other processes to “crawl” or “spider” any web pages contained in the Digital Fractal Technologies Inc.website is strictly prohibited. You agree not to monitor or copy, or allow others to monitor or copy, our web pages or the content included herein. You also agree not to “frame” or otherwise simulate the appearance or function of this website. Furthermore, you agree not to take any action that interferes with the proper working of or places an unreasonable load on our infrastructure, including but not limited to unsolicited communications, attempts to gain unauthorized access, or transmission or activation of computer viruses.
MONITORING AND ENFORCEMENT
While Digital Fractal Technologies Inc.does have the right to monitor activity and content associated with the Digital Fractal Technologies Inc.Service, we are not obligated to do so. And since Digital Fractal Technologies Inc.does not, and may not have the ability to, control or actively monitor content Digital Fractal Technologies Inc.does not guarantee its accuracy, integrity or quality. Because community standards vary and individuals sometimes choose not to comply with Digital Fractal Technologies Inc.policies and practices, in the process of using this website, you may be exposed to content that you find offensive or objectionable. You can contact Smibs Inc.’ Customer Service Department at firstname.lastname@example.org to let Digital Fractal Technologies Inc.know of content that you find objectionable.
Digital Fractal Technologies Inc.may investigate the complaints and violations of its policies that come to its attention and may take any action that Digital Fractal Technologies Inc.believes is appropriate, including, but not limited to issuing warnings, removing the content or terminating accounts and/or subscriptions. However, because situations and interpretations vary, Digital Fractal Technologies Inc.also reserves the right not to take any action. Under no circumstances will Digital Fractal Technologies Inc.be liable in any way for any content, including, but not limited to, any errors or omissions in any content, or any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of, access to, or denial of access to any content on the website.
Signing up for a basic Smibs Network account is free. Certain other services are provided for free only to beta users. Digital Fractal Technologies Inc.reserves the right to charge for the Digital Fractal Technologies Inc.Service or any portion thereof, modify the pricing of, add to, or discontinue the Digital Fractal Technologies Inc.Service or any portion thereof without prior notice.
By accepting this User Agreement, you agree to indemnify and otherwise hold harmless Smibs Inc., its officers, employees, agents, subsidiaries, affiliates and other partners from any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or exemplary damages resulting from i) your use of the Digital Fractal Technologies Inc.Service; ii) unauthorized access to or alteration of your communications with or through the Digital Fractal Technologies Inc.Service, or iii) any other matter relating to the Digital Fractal Technologies Inc.Service. Any business transactions which may arise between users from their use of Digital Fractal Technologies Inc.are the sole responsibility of the users involved.
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT THE Digital Fractal Technologies Inc.SERVICE IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS AND THAT Digital Fractal Technologies Inc.DOES NOT ASSUME ANY RESPONSIBILITY FOR PROMPT OR PROPER DELIVERY, OR RETENTION OF ANY USER INFORMATION OR COMMUNICATIONS BETWEEN USERS. Digital Fractal Technologies Inc.ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE ACCURACY OR EXISTENCE OF ANY COMMUNICATIONS BETWEEN USERS. Digital Fractal Technologies Inc.EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
Digital Fractal Technologies Inc.MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT (i) THE SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, (ii) THE SERVICE OR ANY SOFTWARE PROVIDED TO YOU THROUGH THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE, (iii) THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM USE OF THE Digital Fractal Technologies Inc.SERVICE WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE, (iv) THE QUALITY OF ANY PRODUCTS, SERVICES, INFORMATION, OR OTHER MATERIAL PURCHASED OR OBTAINED BY YOU THROUGH THE Digital Fractal Technologies Inc.SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS, AND (V) ANY ERRORS IN THE SOFTWARE WILL BE CORRECTED.
ANY MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE SERVICE IS DONE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND THAT YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY SUCH MATERIAL.
NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM SMIBS OR THROUGH OR FROM THE SERVICE SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THIS USER AGREEMENT.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT Digital Fractal Technologies Inc.SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF Digital Fractal Technologies Inc.HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), RESULTING FROM: (I) THE USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICE; (II) THE COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS AND SERVICES RESULTING FROM ANY GOODS, DATA, INFORMATION OR SERVICES PURCHASED OR OBTAINED OR MESSAGES RECEIVED OR TRANSACTIONS ENTERED INTO THROUGH OR FROM THE SERVICE; (III) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA; (IV) STATEMENTS OR CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY ON THE SERVICE; (V) OR ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO THE SERVICE.
THE FAILURE OF Digital Fractal Technologies Inc.TO EXERCISE OR ENFORCE ANY RIGHT OR PROVISION OF THE TERMS OF SERVICE SHALL NOT CONSTITUTE A WAIVER OF SUCH RIGHT OR PROVISION. THE TERMS OF SERVICE CONSTITUTES THE ENTIRE AGREEMENT BETWEEN YOU AND Digital Fractal Technologies Inc.AND GOVERN YOUR USE F THE SERVICE, SUPERSEDING ANY PRIOR AGREEMENTS BETWEEN YOU AND Digital Fractal Technologies Inc.(INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY PRIOR VERSIONS OF THE TERMS OF SERVICE).
SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. ACCORDINGLY, SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN NO EVENT WILL SMIBS’ TOTAL CUMULATIVE DAMAGES EXCEED US$ 100.
In the event that any disagreement arises between the parties hereto with reference to this Agreement or any matter arising hereunder and upon which the parties cannot agree, then any such dispute shall be first referred to arbitration in accordance with the provisions of The Arbitration Act or other similar legislation in force in the Province of Alberta from time to time.
This Website originates in Canada. Any claim or dispute arising from, or in relation to the Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Province of Alberta, Canada, and the federal laws of Canada applicable therein, without giving effect to its conflict of laws provisions or your actual province or country of residence. You agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the Province of Alberta and the Federal Courts located within the Province of Alberta. Additionally, you agree that the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods does not apply to these Terms and is strictly excluded.
Smibs Inc., the Digital Fractal Technologies Inc.logo, and other Digital Fractal Technologies Inc.logos and names (such as Doorbell) are trademarks of Digital Fractal Technologies Inc.You agree not to display or use these trademarks in any manner without Smibs Inc.’s prior, written permission. The section titles of this User Agreement are displayed for convenience only and have no legal effect. Please send any questions or comments, or report violations of the User Agreement to:
Digital Fractal Technologies Inc
Attn: User Agreement Issues
113 Advanced Technology Centre
9650 20 Avenue
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