1. THIS IS AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN YOU AND TORRENT TECHNOLOGIES, TorrentFlood®.
This is an agreement (“Agreement”) between you and Torrent Technologies Corporation or TorrentFlood®(R if applicable (“Torrent Technologies” or “TorrentFlood®“). This Agreement governs your use of any Web site or Web page operated by Torrent Technologies (each, a “TORRENT TECHNOLOGIES Web Site,” and collectively, the “TORRENT TECHNOLOGIES Web Sites”). You represent that you are at least 18 years of age and have attained the age of majority in the province, state or country in which you reside, and any information that you submit is correct.
TORRENT TECHNOLOGIES OFFERS THE TORRENT TECHNOLOGIES WEB SITES TO YOU CONDITIONED ON YOUR ACCEPTANCE WITHOUT MODIFICATION OF THIS AGREEMENT. YOUR USE OF THE TORRENT TECHNOLOGIES WEB SITES CONSTITUTES YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THIS AGREEMENT.
THIS AGREEMENT CONTAINS DISCLAIMERS OF WARRANTIES AND LIABILITY (See Sections 9, 10, and 11); AND AN EXCLUSIVE REMEDY (See Section 10). THESE PROVISIONS FORM AN ESSENTIAL BASIS OF OUR BARGAIN.
2. HOW TORRENT TECHNOLOGIES MAY MODIFY THIS AGREEMENT
Torrent Technologies reserves the right to change the terms, conditions, and notices under which it offers the TORRENT TECHNOLOGIES Web Site, including any charges associated with the use of the TORRENT TECHNOLOGIES Web Site. You are responsible for regularly reviewing these terms, conditions and notices, and any additional terms posted on any TORRENT TECHNOLOGIES Web Site. Your continued use of the TORRENT TECHNOLOGIES Web Site after the effective date of such changes constitutes your acceptance of and agreement to such changes.
3. ADDITIONAL TERMS
Any TORRENT TECHNOLOGIES Web Site may itself contain additional terms (for example, codes of conduct or guidelines) that further govern use of that TORRENT TECHNOLOGIES Web Site, including without limitation, particular features or offers. If any terms contained in this Agreement conflict with any terms contained within a TORRENT TECHNOLOGIES Web Site, then the terms in this Agreement shall control.
4. NO COMMERCIAL, UNLAWFUL OR HARMFUL USE OF THE TORRENT TECHNOLOGIES WEB SITES
The TORRENT TECHNOLOGIES and TorrentFlood® Web Sites are only for your personal or company use. You will not use the TORRENT TECHNOLOGIES Web Sites for commercial purposes. You will not use the TORRENT TECHNOLOGIES Web Sites in any way that is unlawful, or harms Torrent Technologies, its affiliates, resellers, distributors, service providers and/or suppliers (each, a “Torrent Technologies Party” and collectively, the “Torrent Technologies Parties”) or any customer of a Torrent Technologies Party, as determined in Torrent Technologies’s sole discretion. Torrent Technologies may tell you about certain specific harmful uses in a code of conduct or other notices available through a TORRENT TECHNOLOGIES Web Site, but has no obligation to do so. You may not use the TORRENT TECHNOLOGIES Web Sites in any way that breaches any code of conduct, policy or other notice applicable to the TORRENT TECHNOLOGIES Web Sites. Without limiting the generality of this section, you may not use the TORRENT TECHNOLOGIES Web Sites in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair any TORRENT TECHNOLOGIES Web Site (or the network(s) connected to any TORRENT TECHNOLOGIES Web Site) or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the TORRENT TECHNOLOGIES Web Sites.
5. SPAM IS PROHIBITED AND CAUSES DAMAGE; SPAM FILTERING TECHNOLOGY
Without limiting the generality of Section 4, you will not use the TORRENT TECHNOLOGIES Web Sites or TorrentFlood® Web Sites to transmit, either directly or indirectly, any unsolicited bulk e-mail or unsolicited commercial e-mail. You will not use the TORRENT TECHNOLOGIES Web Sites in any way that violates the Torrent Technologies Anti-Spam Policy. A breach of any part of the Anti-Spam Policy is a breach of this Agreement. Torrent Technologies may use filtering technology or other measures in its efforts to stop unsolicited bulk e-mail and unsolicited commercial e-mail, and if your use of the TORRENT TECHNOLOGIES Web Sites includes e-mail related services, then such filtering technology or other measures may block, either temporarily or permanently, some e-mail sent to you through the TORRENT TECHNOLOGIES Web Sites even if such e-mail does not violate the Anti-Spam Policy.
6. MATERIALS YOU POST OR PROVIDE; COMMUNICATIONS MONITORING
For materials you post or otherwise provide to Torrent Technologies related to the TORRENT TECHNOLOGIES Web Sites (a “Submission”), you grant Torrent Technologies permission to (1) use, copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, modify, translate and reformat your Submission, each in connection with the TORRENT TECHNOLOGIES and/or TorrentFlood® Web Sites, and (2) sublicense these rights, to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law. Torrent Technologies will not pay you for your Submission. Torrent Technologies may remove your Submission at any time. For each Submission, you represent that you have all rights necessary for you to make the grants in this section. To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, Torrent Technologies may monitor your e-mail, or other electronic communications and may disclose such information in the event it has a good faith reason to believe it is necessary for purposes of ensuring your compliance with this Agreement, and protecting the rights, property, and interests of the Torrent Technologies Parties or any customer of a Torrent Technologies Party.
Your use of any software associated with the TORRENT TECHNOLOGIES Web Sites will be governed by the terms and conditions of the end user license agreement (“EULA”) accompanying such software. If you receive any software that is not accompanied by a EULA, then Torrent Technologies grants to you a non-exclusive, revocable, personal, non-transferable license to use such software solely in connection with the TORRENT TECHNOLOGIES or TorrentFlood® Web Sites and in accordance with this Agreement. Torrent Technologies reserves all rights to such software not expressly granted to you in this Agreement. Such software is protected by copyright and other intellectual property laws and treaties. Torrent Technologies or its suppliers own the title, copyright, and other intellectual property rights in such software, and such software is licensed, not sold. You will not disassemble, decompile, or reverse engineer, such software, except and only to the extent that such activity is expressly permitted by applicable law. Torrent Technologies may automatically check your version of such software and may automatically download upgrades to such software to your computer to update, enhance and further develop the TORRENT TECHNOLOGIES Web Sites.
8. INFORMATION AVAILABLE FROM THE TORRENT TECHNOLOGIES WEB SITES
Torrent Technologies and its suppliers do not warrant or guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of any information available from the TORRENT TECHNOLOGIES Web Sites, even if such information appears in any e-mail, pager, cell phone or other alerts available through the TORRENT TECHNOLOGIES Web Sites. Torrent Technologies and its suppliers do not authorize the use of information available from the TORRENT TECHNOLOGIES Web Sites, for any purpose other than your personal use, and prohibit to the maximum extent allowable the resale, redistribution, and use of this information for commercial purposes.
9. TORRENT TECHNOLOGIES MAKES NO WARRANTY
TORRENT TECHNOLOGIES PROVIDES THE TORRENT TECHNOLOGIES WEB SITES and TorrentFlood® Web Sites “AS IS,” “WITH ALL FAULTS” AND “AS AVAILABLE,” AND THE ENTIRE RISK AS TO SATISFACTORY QUALITY, PERFORMANCE, ACCURACY, AND EFFORT IS WITH YOU. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, THE TORRENT TECHNOLOGIES PARTIES MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. THE TORRENT TECHNOLOGIES PARTIES DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS, EXPRESS, STATUTORY AND IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION (1) WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, WORKMANLIKE EFFORT, ACCURACY, TITLE, QUIET ENJOYMENT, NO ENCUMBRANCES, NO LIENS AND NON-INFRINGEMENT, (2) WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS ARISING THROUGH COURSE OF DEALING OR USAGE OF TRADE, AND (3) WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS THAT ACCESS TO OR USE OF THE TORRENT TECHNOLOGIES WEB SITES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE. THERE ARE NO WARRANTIES THAT EXTEND BEYOND THE FACE OF THIS AGREEMENT.
10. LIABILITY LIMITATION; YOUR EXCLUSIVE REMEDY
IN NO EVENT WILL ANY TORRENT TECHNOLOGIES PARTY BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF, BASED ON, OR RESULTING FROM THIS AGREEMENT OR YOUR USE OF THE TORRENT TECHNOLOGIES WEB SITES, EVEN IF SUCH TORRENT TECHNOLOGIES PARTY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THE EXCLUSION OF DAMAGES UNDER SECTION 10 IS INDEPENDENT OF YOUR EXCLUSIVE REMEDY AND SURVIVES IN THE EVENT SUCH REMEDY FAILS OF ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE OR IS OTHERWISE DEEMED UNENFORCEABLE. THESE LIMITATIONS AND EXCLUSIONS APPLY WITHOUT REGARD TO WHETHER THE DAMAGES ARISE FROM (1) BREACH OF CONTRACT, (2) BREACH OF WARRANTY, (3) NEGLIGENCE, OR (4) ANY OTHER CAUSE OF ACTION, TO THE EXTENT SUCH EXCLUSION AND LIMITATIONS ARE NOT PROHIBITED BY APPLICABLE LAW. IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH THE TORRENT TECHNOLOGIES WEB SITES, YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH ANY PART OF THIS AGREEMENT, OR YOU HAVE ANY OTHER DISPUTE OR CLAIM WITH OR AGAINST ANY TORRENT TECHNOLOGIES PARTY WITH RESPECT TO THIS AGREEMENT OR THE TORRENT TECHNOLOGIES WEB SITES, THEN YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USING THE TORRENT TECHNOLOGIES WEB SITES.
11. CHANGES TO THE TORRENT TECHNOLOGIES WEB SITES; ADDITIONAL LIABILITY LIMITATION
THE TORRENT TECHNOLOGIES PARTIES MAY CHANGE THE TORRENT TECHNOLOGIES WEB SITES OR DELETE FEATURES IN ANY WAY, AT ANY TIME AND FOR ANY REASON. As you use the TORRENT TECHNOLOGIES Web Sites, you should expect to receive, access or use information, materials, graphics, software, data and content (collectively, “Content”) originated by Torrent Technologies and persons other than Torrent Technologies (any such person is referred to as a “Third Party”). WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF SECTIONS 9 AND 10, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT THE TORRENT TECHNOLOGIES PARTIES ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR (1) ANY CONTENT, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY INFRINGING, INACCURATE, OBSCENE, INDECENT, THREATENING, OFFENSIVE, DEFAMATORY, TORTIOUS, OR ILLEGAL CONTENT, OR (2) ANY THIRD PARTY CONDUCT, TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA. IN ADDITION, WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF SECTIONS 9 AND 10, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT TORRENT TECHNOLOGIES IS NOT RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR (1) ANY VIRUSES OR OTHER DISABLING FEATURES THAT AFFECT YOUR ACCESS TO OR USE OF THE TORRENT TECHNOLOGIES WEB SITES, (2) ANY INCOMPATIBILITY BETWEEN THE TORRENT TECHNOLOGIES WEB SITES AND OTHER WEB SITES, SERVICES, SOFTWARE AND HARDWARE, (3) ANY DELAYS OR FAILURES YOU MAY EXPERIENCE IN INITIATING, CONDUCTING OR COMPLETING ANY TRANSMISSIONS OR TRANSACTIONS IN CONNECTION WITH THE TORRENT TECHNOLOGIES WEB SITES IN AN ACCURATE OR TIMELY MANNER, OR (4) ANY DAMAGES OR COSTS OF ANY TYPE ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH YOUR USE OF ANY SERVICES AVAILABLE FROM THIRD PARTIES THOUGH LINKS CONTAINED ON THE TORRENT TECHNOLOGIES WEB SITES. THE LIMITATIONS, EXCLUSIONS AND DISCLAIMERS IN SECTIONS 9, 10 AND 11 OF THIS AGREEMENT APPLY TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, AND ARE NOT INTENDED TO DEPRIVE YOU OF ANY MANDATORY PROTECTIONS PROVIDED TO YOU UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.
12. TERMINATION; ACCESS RESTRICTION
Torrent Technologies may terminate this Agreement, or terminate or suspend your access to the TORRENT TECHNOLOGIES or TorrentFlood® Web Sites at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice. Upon such termination or suspension, your right to use the TORRENT TECHNOLOGIES Web Sites will immediately cease. UPON SUCH TERMINATION OR SUSPENSION, ANY INFORMATION YOU HAVE STORED ON THE TORRENT TECHNOLOGIES WEB SITES MAY NOT BE RETRIEVED LATER.
13. CHOICE OF LAW AND LOCATION FOR RESOLVING DISPUTES
If this Agreement is with Torrent Technologies Corporation, claims for enforcement, breach or violation of duties or rights under this Agreement will be adjudicated under the laws of the State of Washington, without reference to conflict of laws principles. If this Agreement is with a Torrent Technologies affiliate, claims for enforcement, breach or violation of duties or rights under this Agreement will be adjudicated under the laws of the place of incorporation for such Torrent Technologies affiliate, without reference to conflict of laws principles. All other claims, including, without limitation, claims under or for violation of consumer protection laws, unfair competition laws, and in tort, will be adjudicated under the laws of your state of residence in the United States, or, if you reside outside the United States, under the laws of the country to which the subject TORRENT TECHNOLOGIES Web Sites are directed. If this Agreement is with Torrent Technologies Corporation, you hereby irrevocably consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of state or federal courts in King County, Washington, USA in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of the TORRENT TECHNOLOGIES Web Sites. If this Agreement is with a Torrent Technologies affiliate, you hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the courts located in the place of incorporation for such Torrent Technologies affiliate in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of the TORRENT TECHNOLOGIES Web Sites.
14. INTERPRETING THE AGREEMENT; ASSIGNMENT
If any part of this Agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of this Agreement will continue in effect. Torrent Technologies may assign this Agreement, in whole or in part, at any time with or without notice to you. You may not assign this Agreement, or assign, transfer or sublicense your rights, if any, in the TORRENT TECHNOLOGIES Web Sites. Except as expressly stated herein, this Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and Torrent Technologies with respect to the TORRENT TECHNOLOGIES Web Sites and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral or written, between you and Torrent Technologies with respect to the TORRENT TECHNOLOGIES Web Sites. The section titles in the Agreement are solely used for the convenience of the parties and have no legal or contractual significance.
15. YOU HAVE LIMITED TIME TO BRING YOUR CLAIM
YOU AND TORRENT TECHNOLOGIES AGREE THAT ANY CAUSE OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THE TORRENT TECHNOLOGIES WEB SITES MUST COMMENCE WITHIN ONE (1) YEAR AFTER THE CAUSE OF ACTION ACCRUES. OTHERWISE, SUCH CAUSE OF ACTION IS PERMANENTLY BARRED.
16. COPYRIGHT AND TRADEMARK NOTICES; OTHER ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
All contents of the TORRENT TECHNOLOGIES Web Sites are Copyright © TorrentFlood® and/or its suppliers, 200 W Mercer Street, Suite E511, Seattle, Washington 98119 U.S.A. All rights reserved. Torrent Technologies, TORRENT TECHNOLOGIES, TORRENT TECHNOLOGIES, TorrentFlood®, and/or other Torrent Technologies products and services referenced herein may also be either trademarks or registered trademarks of Torrent Technologies in the United States. The names of actual companies and products mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners. The example companies, organizations, products, domain names, e-mail addresses, logos, people, places and events depicted herein are fictitious. No association with any real company, organization, product, domain name, e-mail address, logo, person, places or events is intended or should be inferred. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.
17. OTHER NOTICES
Third Party Account Information
By using the “My Accounts” service through the TORRENT TECHNOLOGIES Web Sites, you authorize Torrent Technologies and its agents to access third party sites designated by you or on your behalf, to retrieve information requested by you, and you appoint Torrent Technologies and its agents as your agent for this limited purpose. Each time you enter your account login information, you are permitting Torrent Technologies and its agents to process your request and use information submitted by you to accomplish the foregoing. You will choose a password when registering.
18. NOTICES AND PROCEDURE FOR MAKING CLAIMS OF COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT
Pursuant to Title 17, United States Code, Section 512(c)(2), notifications of claimed copyright infringement should be sent to Service Provider’s Designated Agent. ALL INQUIRIES NOT RELEVANT TO THE FOLLOWING PROCEDURE WILL RECEIVE NO RESPONSE. Please contact Travis Pine at 206-286-0260 with such inquiries or claims.