Terms of Service

The squeezed version

  1. Siteory is an awesome web site builder with an amazing drag&drop functionality.
  2. Users may not use Siteory services as a remote storage server for any illegal purpose or in violation of any applicable local, state, federal or international law.
  3. Though our services are award-winning and our support team is always ready to help, you acknowledge that the Siteory services are in beta form and are provided "as is" and "as available".

If you have any questions drop us a line at: support@siteory.com

Siteory Terms of Service

Date of Last Revision: June 8, 2012.

This is an Agreement between You (referred to as: “User”) and SC Siteory SRL registered under the VAT number RO31653433 and identification: J27/279/2013. (referred to as: "Siteory", “Siteory.com” "we", or "us"), the company that provides content management and website hosting services as well as general and personalized content, communication tools and forums, and online and downloadable applications, collectively called “Siteory” available at http://www.siteory.com (referred to as: Site) to enable users to create and publish web sites, hosted by us (referred to as: “User Sites”, “Accounts”, “User Web Sites”).

This agreement was written in English (US). To the extent any translated version of this agreement conflicts with the English version, the English version controls.

This Statement of Rights and Responsibilities (referred to as: "Statement," "Terms,", “Terms of Service”, “ToS” or "SRR") derives from the Siteory Principles, and is our terms of service that governs our relationship with users. By using or accessing Siteory, you agree to this Statement, as updated from time to time.

We reserve the right to change these Ters at any time. We encourage you to check our Terms and Privacy Policy whenever you use the service to see if it has been updated since your last visit. Your use of the Site after the revised version of this page has been posted will constitute your consent to such revised Terms.

User Sites

Siteory does not approve or control Accounts and does not routinely review or monitor these Accounts. In addition, you understand and acknowledge that business dealings, correspondence or interactions with any User Site and any terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings or interactions are not in any way related to Siteory.  Therefore, you acknowledge and agree that Siteory is not responsible or liable in any manner for, and makes no representations or warranties of any kind regarding, the content, functionality, business, legality, accuracy, completeness, quality, reliability, security, usefulness or practices of any Accounts or for any dealings with or transactions conducted on or in connection with these Accounts. You may not use the name, logo or other trademarks of Siteory to imply any sponsorship, affiliation or relationship between you and Siteory other than that Siteory is hosting your User Site.

License

You are legally responsible for all information, data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages, or other materials ("Content") uploaded, posted, or stored through your use of the Services. You own all of the content and information you post on Siteory, and you can control how it is shared through your account. In addition, for content that is covered by intellectual property rights, like photos and videos (IP content), you specifically give us the following permission:

  • Non-exclusive, transferable, sub-licensable, royalty-free, worldwide license to use any IP content that you post on or in connection with Siteory (IP License). This IP License ends when you delete your IP content or your account unless your content has been shared with others, and they have not deleted it.
  • When you delete IP content, it is deleted in a manner similar to emptying the recycle bin on a computer. However, you understand that removed content may persist in backup copies for a reasonable period of time (but will not be available to others).
  • When you publish content or information, it means that you are allowing everyone, to access and use that information, and to associate it with you.

You are granted a limited, non-sublicensable license to access and use Siteory services solely in connection with the creation of web sites hosted on Siteory. Siteory is licensed from the owner SC Siteory SRL., a Company company located at Nr. 15 Bogdan Dragos, Neamt, Romania, subject to your acceptance of these Terms. Such license is subject to these Terms and does not include: (a) any resale or distribution of the service; (b) modifying or otherwise making any derivative uses of the Siteory, or any portion thereof; (c) use of any data mining, robots or similar data gathering or extraction methods; (d) downloading (other than the page caching) of any portion of the Siteory except as expressly permitted; or (e) any use of the Siteory other than for its intended purpose. Any use of the services other than as specifically authorized herein, without the prior written permission of Siteory, is strictly prohibited and will terminate the license granted herein. Such unauthorized use may also violate applicable laws including without limitation copyright and trademark laws and applicable communications regulations and statutes Unless explicitly stated herein, nothing in these Terms shall be construed as conferring any license to intellectual property rights, whether by estoppel, implication or otherwise. This license is revocable at any time without need of prior notice.

The license granted herein does not permit you, and you agree not to: store, copy, reproduce, republish, modify, upload, post, translate, scrape, rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute, transfer, transmit, display, decompile, reverse engineer, reverse assemble, decipher, or otherwise attempt to discover any programming code or any source code used in or with the Services or otherwise distribute in any way the Services other than as specifically permitted in this Agreement. You may not sell, assign, sublicense, grant a security interest in or otherwise attempt to transfer any right in the Services, create derivative works based on or in any manner commercially exploit the Services, in whole or in part other than as expressly permitted in this Agreement. Any use of the Services for any purpose other than as specifically permitted herein or without our prior consent or the prior written consent of our licensors, as applicable, is a violation of the copyright, trademark, and other proprietary rights in the Services and is expressly prohibited. You further agree that violations by you, any other person or entity of the terms of this Agreement may be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. We reserve all rights not expressly granted in this Agreement.

Content for User Site

Siteory may, but has no obligation to, monitor content on the Services. We may disclose any information necessary or appropriate to satisfy our legal obligations, protect Siteory or its customers, or operate the Services properly. Siteory, in its sole discretion, may refuse to post, remove, or refuse to remove, any Content, in whole or in part, alleged to be unacceptable, undesirable, inappropriate, or in violation of this Agreement.

All material and services available on the Siteory, and all material and services provided by or through Siteory, its affiliates, subsidiaries, employees, agents, licensors, or other commercial partners including, but not limited to, software, all informational text, software documentation, design, layout, photographs, graphics, audio, video, messages, interactive and instant messaging, design and functions, files, documents, images, or other materials, whether publicly posted or privately transmitted as well as all derivative works thereof (collectively, the "Services"), are owned by us or other parties that have licensed their material or provided services to us, and are protected by copyright, trademark, trade secret, and other intellectual property laws. All Siteory trademarks and service marks, logos, slogans, and taglines are the property of Siteory. All other trademarks, service marks, logos, slogans, and taglines are the property of their Account owners. Except as otherwise specifically provided herein, nothing should be construed as granting any license or right to use any trademarks, service marks, logos, slogans or taglines displayed on Siteory without our express written permission, or the express written permission of such third-party that may own the trademark, service mark, logo, slogan or tagline.

Siteory does not allow any of the following content, or links to such content, to be published on the User Site:

  • Content of a pornographic, sexually explicit, or violent nature.
  • Content of an illegal nature (including stolen copyrighted material).
  • Pirated software sites, including cracking programs or cracking program archives.
  • Content with the sole purpose of causing harm or inciting hate, or content that could be reasonably considered as slanderous or libelous.
  • Content or data which would impersonate someone else or falsely represent your identity or qualifications, or that could reasonably constitute a breach of an individual’s privacy.
  • Content that is spam, is machine- or randomly-generated, and/or contains unethical or unwanted commercial content designed to drive traffic to third party sites or boost the search engine rankings of third party sites, or to further unlawful acts (such as phishing), or mislead recipients as to the source of the material (such as spoofing).

Rules

 Siteory Users agree to all of the following:

  1. You must be at least 13 years of age to create an Account and to use the Siteory servicest. By registering, you represent and warrant to us that you are 13 years of age or over.
  2. You will use the service for its intended purpose of the creation and growth of a professional online presence.
  3. You agree not to use the Services for any illegal purpose or in violation of any applicable local, state, federal or international law.
  4. Users may not use the Service as a remote storage server only.
  5. Siteory reserves the right to modify, suspend or discontinue its services with or without notice at any time and without any liability to you.
  6. Siteory reserves the right to refuse service to anyone at any time with or without notice for any reason.
  7. You acknowledge that the Siteory services are in beta form and are provided "as is" and "as available" with all faults, and Siteory disclaims all responsibility and liability for the availability, security, operation, and reliability of the Accounts.
  8. Users may not access the Service through automated methods. Use of robots or other computer code which calls the Service, except where explicitly allowed, is absolutely forbidden. The Services may only be used or accessed through an electronic device under the manual control of a User at all times.
  9. Users may not upload individual files larger than 20MB. Siteory reserves the right to refuse to host any downloadable file.
  10. Users may not send unsolicited messages (also known as junk mail or SPAM) to promote any website published on the Service.
  11. Users may not upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available or initiate any content that contains software viruses, worms, Trojan horses or any other computer code, files or programs that interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of the Services or any Siteory user.
  12. Users may not use the Services to impersonate another person.
  13. Users are not permitted to knowingly allow another website or hosting server to link to content files stored on Siteory’s servers. Users deemed to be using Siteory solely as a remote storage server will have their account immediately terminated and will have all files associated with their account permanently removed.
  14. Users are not permitted to get advertised via unwanted electronic messages such as spam links on newsgroups, email lists, other blogs and websites, and similar unsolicited promotional methods.
  15. You will not use the Siteory for any unlawful purposes.
  16. You will not provide any false personal information to Siteory, or create an account for anyone other than yourself without permission.
  17. You will ensure the email address provided in your account registration is valid at all times. Siteory reserves the right to terminate any account that does not include a valid email address on file.
  18. You will keep your contact information accurate and up-to-date.
  19. You will not share your password, let anyone else access your account, or do anything else that might jeopardize the security of your account.
  20. You will not transfer your account to anyone without first getting our express written permission.
  21. You will not attempt to or actually override any security component included in or underlying Siteory.
  22. You will not attempt or engage in any action that directly or indirectly interferes with the proper working of or places an unreasonable load on Siteory’s infrastructure, including, but not limited to, sending unsolicited communications to other users or Siteory personnel, or attempting to gain unauthorized access to the Siteory servers.
  23. Though we make daily backups, you agree that Siteory has no responsibility or liability for the deletion of or the failure to store or to transmit any Content maintained by Siteory and you are solely responsible for creating backup copies of and replacing any Content you post or store on the Account at your sole cost and expense.
  24. Unless we expressly note otherwise, these terms incorporate and supercede any other terms associated with the files and applications available on the domain www.siteory.com, its sub-domains, and any international counterparts and sub-domains, as well as affiliated domains and sub-domains operated by Siteory.
  25. If any portion of this Agreement (the full ToS) is found to be unenforceable, the remaining portion will remain in full force and effect.

Taxes

Siteory charges for it’s services:

  • $9.95 / month when billed annually
  • or $12 month-to-month.

There for you must agree to:

  1. You are responsible for paying all fees and applicable taxes associated with the service in a timely manner with a valid payment method - PayPal for the moment.
  2. You can only pay for the service through Paypal services, to the account: paypal@siteory.com
  3. Your membership to Siteory services will continue until the end of the agreed subscription period.

Money-Back Guarantee

Siteory provides both free and paid services to Users. If you are dissatisfied with your service for any reason, you will receive a refund if you cancel your paid services within 30 days of the payment you made to us. The 30-day money-back guarantee does NOT apply to domain name registration. The amount of your refund will be the price of the paid service you purchased from Siteory minus domain name registration fee (if there was any domain registration for your Account), and minus overage charges, and minus the value of the remaining full months of service paid based on the following algorithm: ([remaining full months of paid service] x $9.95)

Domain Terms

Domain registration is brought to you through a partnership with GoDaddy.com. You are the legal owner of the domain registration. All fees are exclusive of all taxes, levies, or duties imposed by taxing authorities, and you agree to pay all such taxes, levies, or duties.
We will make reasonable efforts to contact you before your registration period expires and provide you with the option to renew your domain registration. If we are unable to contact you using the information you provide, Siteory shall not be liable for loss of the domain. Siteory reserves the right to change its prices at any time.

Indemnification

You agree to hold harmless and indemnify Siteory and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents and employees from and against any third party claim arising from or in any way related to your use of the services including any liability or expense arising from all claims, losses, damages (actual or consequential), suits, judgments, litigation costs and attorneys’ fees, of every kind and nature.

Limited warranty

Siteory does not warrant that the site, the service  or any User Sites will meet your requirements or that the operation thereof will be uninterrupted or error free. The site, the services, and Siteory services are provided "as is" without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied, including, but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. The entire risk as to the quality and performance of the site, the service and Siteory services is with you. Should any of the foregoing prove defective, you (and not Siteory, its parent, subsidiaries, affiliates or licensors) assume the entire cost of all necessary servicing, repair or correction.

Copyright

All Content and other material on the web sites hosted by us are the proprietary property of Siteory or its licensors or users and are protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. All rights not expressly granted in these terms are expressly reserved.

Trademark

Siteory, the Siteory logo, and any other product or service name or slogan contained in the Site are trademarks of SC Siteory SRL and its suppliers or licensors, and may not be copied, imitated or used, in whole or in part, without the prior written permission of Siteory or the applicable trademark holder. In addition, the look and feel of the Site, including all page headers, custom graphics, button icons and scripts, is the service mark, trademark and/or trade dress of Siteory 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 company names or logos mentioned in the Users Sites are the property of their respective owners. Reference to any products, services, processes or other information, by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, supplier or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation thereof by us.

Our Postal Address is:

Str. Bogdan Dragos, Nr. 15, Roman, Romania
We can be reached via e-mail at support@siteory.com.

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