Terms of Service as of Saturday, October 16, 2021
By using this web site, ("SERVICE"), you agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions ("Terms of Service").
We, ("MyBBS.org"), reserve the right to update and change these Terms of Service from time to time, without your approval or notice. Any new features that augment, remove or enhance the current SERVICE including the release of new tools and resources shall be subject to these Terms of Service. The use of the SERVICE after any such changes shall constitute your consent to such changes. If you do not aggree nor accept these Terms of Service then stop using this SERVICE and abandon our servers immediately. You can review the most current version of the Terms of Service of this SERVICE at any time at: http://mybbs.org/tos.asp
Content RestrictionsAll services provided by us may be used for lawful purposes only. Transmission, storage, or presentation of any information, data or material in violation of any United States Federal, State or City law is prohibited. Some prohibited contents are (but not limited to) copyrighted material, material we judge to be unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortuous, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, invasive of another�s privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable, or material protected by trade secret and other statute. The subscriber agrees to indemnify and hold harmless MyBBS.org and its employees from any claims resulting from the use of the SERVICE which damages the subscriber or any other party.
Copyright and Content Ownership
Pornography is prohibited on our serversThis includes accounts that promote, offer, display or sell sexually explicit or hardcore images and/or advertise sexually explicit products or SERVICEs. We allow some accounts of an adult nature, but we do not allow pornography nor sexually related products or SERVICEs. If you think your account may violate our Terms of Service, please ask us before signing up for an account so that we may determine if we can allow you to operate your business in our servers. MyBBS.org reserves the right to determine what is and what isn�t acceptable for our servers.
MP3 and video files are prohibited on our serversAny MP3and/or video archives, downloads and streaming, is strictly prohibited in any shape or form. Use alternate SERVICEs like YouTUBE, VIMEO, etc. for that purpose. You are allowed to embed URLs in your posts, comments or issue details uploaded to our servers. MyBBS.org will not allow users to store, offer downloads or streaming of copyrighted mp3's or video/audio files violating copyright laws. Any account found to be doing so will be removed immediately from our servers without notice and/or refund, even if it is within the initial period covered under our money back guarantee. We do allow audio or video files that are not copyrighted material to be stored, downloaded or streamed from our servers as long as they belong to the account holder.
Promulgation of viruses is prohibited on our serversUsing your account to store or distribute viruses is strictly prohibited. Any violation or activity, whether or not the intrusion results in the corruption or loss of data, will be investigated and proper action will be taken. The presence of any of these programs, whether or not run, will result in action against the user including suspension or termination without refund. Also prohibited are sites that promote any illegal activity or present content that may be damaging to MyBBS.org�s servers or any other server on the internet. Links to such materials are also prohibited. Examples of unacceptable content or links:
Transfer (Bandwidth)Each account is allowed a certain amount of bandwidth (please see our hosting plans page to see the amount allowed for your plan). Should a client exceed it�s limit, there maybe an excess charge over the allocated amount. It should be noted that we seldom had an instance where a client has been billed for extra transfers. Most of our clients don�t even come close to their limit per month. Please let us know if you have any questions about this and we would be glad to assist you.
Commercial Advertising � EmailSince spamming is illegal in many states and countries we cannot afford to let spam mail pass through our servers under any circumstances. If you plan on using your account for unsolicited, bulk emailing please stop right here and do not sign up for an account with us. Should we discover that (1) you are sending spam through our servers -Or- (2) sending spam that links to pages on our servers, your account will be immediately deleted, terminated, blocked or deactivated without notice, and no refund of any kind will be made. MyBBS.org will be the sole arbiter as to what constitutes a violation of this provision.
Background Running ProgramsClients are not allowed to operate any background processes without prior approval from MyBBS.org. We may allow other non-abusive programs to run continually in the background but these are considered on a case-by-case basis and an extra charge will be incurred based on system resources used and operational maintenance needed. Note that any account found to be running background processes such as IRC bots, eggdrop, BitchX, port scanners will be suspended without prior notice.
IRCIRC, IRC bots or IRC clients are strictly prohibited to be operated on our servers.
Account ActivationBy signing up for any of the SERVICEs offered by MyBBS.org, client agrees to hold MyBBS.org and any and all of its officers, directors, stockholders and employees safe and harmless from any and all actions, policies, negligent and criminal acts that may be performed by client in connection with clients utilization of any and all SERVICEs provided by MyBBS.org. The transfer of a domain owned by a client to a server utilized by MyBBS.org or the use of our server so as to host a new domain shall constitute the beginning of the use of SERVICEs provided by MyBBS.org by client regardless of whether or not client has paid for said SERVICEs at any given time.
In order to maintain our low fees, they are calculated on a 1 year term bases. We have a no-refund policy. In case a dispute arises regarding an early termination of SERVICE, we will have to charge you separately the prorated monthly charge fee you applied for, plus the initial setup fee ($155) for starting up your Call Center, and again a close down setup fee ($155) for closing down before the expiration or due date.
When you need to cancel an account, please email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org and our billing representative will be in touch with you if it is applicable to your situation.
If you would like to cancel your account before your Account is due for Renewal, please contact us at least 7 days prior to the date that you would like your account to be closed, or you may risk being automatically re-billed for the next billing term.
MyBBS.org will send you an email reminder one month prior to your renewal date. Should you decide to stay with MyBBS.org or if you would like to cancel, please reply to our email and let us know at least 7 days prior to the renewal date.
MyBBS.org retains the right to change any or all of the above Policies, Guidelines, and Disclaimer from time to time as maybe required by law or as necessary in order to maintain the quality of SERVICE.
Payment, Refunds, Upgrading and Downgrading Terms
Modifications to the Service and Fees
Your account may not be used to interfere with or disrupt the SERVICE or servers or networks connected to MyBBS.org, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to MyBBS.org Any violation will result in immediate removal of your account and data from our servers, without notice and refund of any fees paid in advance.
Refusal of Service
Depending on the severity, we reserve the right to refuse, suspend, or cancel SERVICE, at our sole discretion if client violates any part of this Terms of Service. This is necessary in order to prevent further damage. We will take all reasonable efforts to rectify the violation with the customer before canceling a customer account.
Limitation of Liability
MyBBS.org shall not be responsible for any claimed damages, including incidental and consequential damages, which may arise from MyBBS.org servers going off-line or being unavailable for any reason whatsoever. Furthermore, MyBBS.org shall not be responsible for any claimed damages, including incidental or consequential damages, resulting from the corruption or deletion of any web site, account, post, file or service from one of MyBBS.org servers. All damages shall be limited to the immediate termination of SERVICE and the refund of the remaining unused amount paid in advance, if any.
Reporting Abuse and Violations
Violations of these Terms of Service should be reported to email@example.com All complaints will be investigated promptly.
Questions and Suggestions
If you have questions or suggestions, please write to firstname.lastname@example.org