Use of our website constitutes your agreement to the followin.
All websites operated by HOPELINKS.NET are committed to protecting the privacy of our online visitors.
Please be aware that we appreciate the trust you place in us by providing information on this web site, and our commitment to you is to use this information with both care and sensitivity. The information we collect from visitors to our web site helps us continually improve the products we offer to our valued customers. Types of information collected are outlined as follows:
We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13. If we learn that we have personal information on a child under the age of 13, we will delete that information from our systems. HOPELINKS.NET encourages parents to go online with their kids. Here are a few tips to help make a child’s online experience safer:
Teach kids never to give personal information, unless supervised by a parent or responsible adult. Includes name, address, phone, school, etc.
Know the sites your kids are visiting and which sites are appropriate.
Look for Web site privacy policies. Know how your child’s information is treated.
Check out the FTC’s website:
http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/conline/edcams/kidzprivacy/index.html for more tips on protecting children’s privacy online.
HOPELINKS.NET periodically sends email offers, or authorizes others to send e-mail offers, to its web site visitors on behalf of other vendors and advertisers with whom we have a business association or relationship. By providing information on this web site, you are agreeing to receive these periodic e-mail offers, which HOPELINKS.NET believes may be of interest to you as a consumer. If you do not wish to receive e-mail offers from us, please be sure to scroll down to the bottom of the first e-mail you receive and click on the opt-out link provided, which will remove your e-mail address from our database. You will then receive no further e-mail communications from us. If you do not scroll down to the bottom of the first e-mail you receive (or any e-mails thereafter), you will continue to receive e-mail offers from HOPELINKS.NET until you choose to click on the opt-out link that will be provided in each e-mail you receive from us.
We will release account and other personal information when such release is necessary to comply with any state, federal or international laws, or when, in our judgment, we determine it to be necessary to protect the rights, property or safety of HOPELINKS.NET or our valued customers. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations for fraud protection.
Please note that HOPELINKS.NET web site uses secure payment processing software that encrypts all financial information you input when you place an order. Any and all financial transactions you make through our payment systems will be protected while you are doing business on our web site. If you have any concern about privacy at HOPELINKS.NET web site, please contact us at info @ HOPELINKS.NET (note to customer: please remove spaces before e-mailing), and we will make every effort to address your inquiry in a timely manner.
Terms of Service
1. DESCRIPTION OF SERVICE
1.2 Entire Agreement
These Terms and Conditions, in connection with the other obligations and rules detailed in writing on the Site, constitute the entire agreement between you and the Site and cannot be modified by you. These Terms and Conditions cannot be modified on an individual basis by any person affiliated, or claiming affiliation, with the Site. Nothing in this subsection will prevent the Site from modifying the terms of these Terms and Conditions and posting such modifications on the Site.
If any portion of these Terms and Conditions is deemed void or unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these Terms and Conditions and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions.
2. CONDITIONS AND OBLIGATIONS
Eligibility (United States)
To open an account and/or participate in this Product or Site, you must:
a) be a natural person, at least 18 years old, who is assigned to the e-mail address submitted on your account registration form;
b) be physically located within the U.S.; and
c) be physically located in a U.S. state in which purchasing or using this Product is unrestricted by law.
VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW.
2.1b Eligibility (Non-U.S.)
a) be a natural person, at least 18 years old, who is assigned to the e-mail address submitted on your account registration form. If you are a U.S. resident, make sure you are not from one of the restricted states. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW.
2.2 Legality and Taxes
You are subject to all laws of the state, province and/or country in which you reside and from which you access the Site and are solely responsible for obeying those laws. You agree the Site cannot be held liable if laws applicable to you restrict or prohibit your participation. The Site makes no representations or warranties, implicit or explicit, as to your legal right to participate in any tournament offered on the Site nor shall any person affiliated, or claiming affiliation, with the Site have authority to make any such representations or warranties.
The Site reserves the right to monitor the location from which you access the Site and to block access from any jurisdiction other than the U.S., or any jurisdiction in which participation is illegal or restricted.
2.3 Acknowledgment of Proprietary Rights
By registering for to become a member/or entering your email on the Site, you acknowledge that all information contained on the Site may be protected, in all forms and media, by one or more valid copyrights, patents, trademarks, trade secrets, or other proprietary rights, and that all such rights are owned by the Site. You may not modify, publish, participate in the transfer or sale of, create derivative works from, or in any way exploit this information, except that you may download one copy for your personal, non-commercial home use only, provided you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices. The Site neither warrants nor represents that your use of materials displayed on the Site will not infringe rights of third parties. While the Site uses reasonable efforts to include accurate and up-to-date information, the Site makes no warranties or representations as to its accuracy. The Site assumes no liability or responsibility for any errors or omissions in the content of the Site.
Any communication or material you transmit to the Site by electronic mail or otherwise, including any data, questions, comments, suggestions, or the like, is and will be treated as, non-confidential and non-proprietary. Anything you transmit or post may be used by the Site or its affiliates for any purpose, including, but not limited to, reproduction, disclosure, transmission, publication, broadcast and posting. Furthermore, the Site is free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques contained in any communication you send to Site for any purpose whatsoever including, but not limited to, developing, manufacturing and marketing products using such information, without any additional compensation to you.
You also agree to provide accurate and true information about yourself to the Site. You understand that you must continue to provide current and updated information that is complete and accurate over the course of time. If you provide inaccurate or incomplete information about yourself HOPELINKS.NET has the right to terminate or suspend your account and may refuse to provide you service in the future without reason.
3. Registration Obligations
The trademarks, logos, and service marks (collectively the “Trademarks”) displayed on the Site, including the names of all games and puzzles, are registered and unregistered Trademarks of the Site and/or others. Nothing contained on the Site should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel or otherwise, any license or right to use any Trademark displayed on the Site without the written permission of the Site or such third party that owns the Trademark displayed on the Site. Your misuse of any Trademark displayed on the Site, or any other content on the Site, except as provided in these Terms and Conditions, is strictly prohibited. You are also advised that the Site will aggressively enforce its intellectual property rights to the fullest extent of the law, including the seeking of criminal prosecution where appropriate.
These Terms and Conditions will be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California, irrespective of any principles of conflicts of law.
By registering for an account on the Site, you agree that any dispute that cannot be resolved between the parties shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action. You further agree that any legal action arising from any dispute shall proceed only in the state or federal courts located in the state of Florida, and you hereby submit to personal jurisdiction and venue in such courts for the purposes of litigating any such action.
SECTION TWO –
4. Promotional Activities
By registering for an account, you agree that the Site may display your name. By accepting any prize from the Site, you agree to allow the Site to print, publish, broadcast and use, worldwide, in any media and at any time, your name, picture, voice, likeness, and/or biographical information for promotional purposes without additional compensation.
If you send comments or suggestions, including, but not limited to, notes, text, drawings, or computer programs, to the Site, such submissions shall become, and shall remain, the sole property of the Site. No submission shall be subject to any obligation of confidence on the part of the Site. The Site shall exclusively own all rights to, and shall be entitled to unrestricted use of, all such submissions without compensation to you.
4.3 Accuracy of Information
You represent and warrant that all information you supply to the Site is complete and accurate. Knowingly submitting incomplete or inaccurate information will result in immediate termination of your account and forfeiture of any prizes to which you are otherwise entitled.
The Site will not intentionally disclose any personally identifying information about you (including information submitted on the application form, your social security number, your e-mail address, information obtained by the Site from cookies, and information regarding your IP address) to third parties without your consent except where the Site, in good faith, believes such disclosure is necessary to comply with the law or to enforce these Terms and Conditions or other rules of the Site. Your acceptance of any prize from the Site constitutes consent for the Site’s disclosure of personal information as described in Section 2.5. The Site reserves the right to collect general demographic and other market information that does not personally identify you to any person without additional consent.
4.5 Anti-Spam Policy
The Site is vigorously against the practice commonly referred to as “Spam”. Users who are reported and whose claims of “Spam” are validated by the Site, will have their respective accounts either immediately TERMINATED or SUSPENDED, at the sole discretion of the Site. The Site defines “Spam” as: Electronic mail messages addressed to a recipient with whom the initiator does not have an existing business or personal relationship or is not sent at the request of, or with the express consent of, the recipient; Messages posted to Usenet and message boards that are off-topic (unrelated to the topic of discussion), cross-posted to unrelated newsgroups, or posted in excessive volume; Solicitations posted to chat rooms, or to groups or individuals via Internet Relay Chat or “Instant Messaging” system (such as ICQ);
SECTION THREE – LIMITATION ON LIABILITY
5. General Disclaimer
BY REGISTERING FOR AN ACCOUNT AND/OR PARTICIPATING IN ANY TOURNAMENT, GAME, OR SWEEPSTAKES THROUGH THE SITE, YOU AGREE THAT THE SITE IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE, LOSS, OR INJURY RESULTING FROM USE, ACCESS, OR ATTEMPTED USE OR ACCESS OF THE SITE. YOU FURTHER AGREE THAT THE SITE IS NOT LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGE, LOSS, OR INJURY CAUSED BY DOWNLOADING ANY INFORMATION FROM THE SITE. WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, YOU AGREE THAT THE SITE IS NOT LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR PERSONAL COMPUTER, ANY DAMAGE, LOSS, OR CORRUPTION OF DATA, OR ANY CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES ARISING FROM USE OF THE SITE.
The Site also assumes no responsibility, and shall not be liable for, any damages to, or viruses that may infect, your computer equipment or other property on account of your access to, use of, or browsing in the Site or your downloading of any materials, data, text, images, video or audio from the Site.
5.2 No Warranty
ALL GOODS AND SERVICES PROVIDED ON THE SITE ARE PROVIDED “AS IS”, WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. NO PERSON AFFILIATED, OR CLAIMING AFFILIATION, WITH THE SITE HAS AUTHORITY TO EXTEND SUCH WARRANTIES.
5.3 Credit Card Use
You agree that the Site is not liable for any loss caused by any unauthorized use of your credit card or other method of payment by a third party in connection with the Site.
Any attempt to defraud the Site through the use of credit cards or other methods of payment, regardless of the outcome, or any failure by you to honor legitimate charges or requests for payment will result in immediate termination of your account, forfeiture of any prizes to which you are otherwise entitled, and civil and/or criminal prosecution.
5.4 Hacking, Tampering, or Unauthorized Access
By registering for an account and/or participating in any tournament offered on the Site, you agree that the Site is not responsible for any damage, loss, or injury resulting from hacking, tampering, or other unauthorized access or use of the Site or your account.
Any attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Site’s systems or any account, interfere with procedures or performance of the Site, or deliberately damage or undermine the Site is subject to civil and/or criminal prosecution and will result in immediate termination of your account and forfeiture of any prizes to which you are otherwise entitled.
Any attempt to participate in any tournament offered on the Site by means of automatic, macro, programmed, or similar methods, or to otherwise commit fraud with regard to the Site, will result in civil and/or criminal prosecution, termination of your account, and forfeiture of all prizes to which your are otherwise entitled.
5.5 Accounts for Individual Use Only
You, as the holder of your account, are solely responsible for all obligations and (assuming compliance with all other Terms and Conditions of the Site) entitled to all benefits accruing thereto. You may not allow any other person to access your account, or access the Site using your account information. Your account is not transferable to any other person. By registering and/or participating in any tournament offered on the Site, you agree to indemnify, defend, and hold the Site harmless from or for any claims, liability, damages, and/or costs (including attorneys’ fees) arising from any use of your account by any person.
5.6 Account Termination
The Site reserves the right to terminate your account at any time with out reason or cause.
5.7 Cancellations – Information Regarding Refunds
We believe that everyone will enjoy our products and find personal success. However, if you would like a refund please contact us using one of the methods below. Refunds work as follows: If you have not filled out the forms after purchase, please contact us within 30-days of purchase and you will be issued a full refund. You may cancel at any time. The fees are based on several options. The one time payment will not be refunded if it has been posted on the site. The monthly-enhanced feature may be cancelled at any time five-business day notice is required and cancellation will take effect before the next month billing cycle. The monthly banner feature may be cancelled at any time five-business day notice is required and cancellation will take effect before the next month billing cycle. may be canceled at any time.
Here is the contact information: HOPELINKS.NET 1077 E. Pacific Coast Hwy. #161 Seal Beach, CA 90740 info @ HOPELINKS.NET (note to customer: please remove spaces before e-mailing)
6. MEMBER ACCOUNT, PASSWORD AND SECURITY
You will be given a user name and password when you register for an account. You are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password. You are responsible for all actions that occur under your account. You understand that you must notify HOPELINKS.NET if any unauthorized access or use of your password or account within 24-hours from time of discovery. HOPELINKS.NET is not liable for any loss, damage, or illegal activity that occurs from illegal or unauthorized use of your account.
8. MODIFICATIONS TO SERVICE
HOPELINKS.NET reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Service or Product (or any part thereof) with or without notice. You agree to not hold HOPELINKS.NET liable for any modifications, discontinuation, or termination of the Site.
9. THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES & LINKS
HOPELINKS.NET may provide links to external websites or resources on the Internet. HOPELINKS.NET, LLC has no control over these external websites or resources and you agree that HOPELINKS.NET is not responsible or liable for availability, content, or products from any third-party websites. You agree that HOPELINKS.NET is not responsible or liable for any damage or loss caused by your use of any content, products, or services through these third-party websites.
10. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT:
a. YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE SERVICE IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. HOPELINKS.NET 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.
b. HOPELINKS.NET MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT (i) THE SITE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, (ii) THE SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE, (iii) THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE SITE WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE, (iv) THE QUALITY OF ANY PRODUCTS, SERVICES, INFORMATION, OR OTHER MATERIAL PURCHASED OR OBTAINED BY YOU THROUGH THE SITE WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS, AND (V) ANY ERRORS IN THE SOFTWARE WILL BE CORRECTED.
c. ANY MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE SITE 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.
11. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT HOPELINKS.NET SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU 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 HOPELINKS.NET 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 SITE; (iii) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA; (iv) STATEMENTS OR CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY ON THE SERVICE; OR (v) ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO THE SITE.
12. Waiver & Statue of Limitations