Terms of Service
User: Customer is the person or legal business entity which has subscribed to the services of Provider ("Service" or "Services"). No other person is permitted to use the Service, whether by assignment, license, permission, or otherwise, on the part of Customer, or those who have gained unauthorized access via Customer to use Provider's Services. Customer is a legal business entity, and only those who are authorized employees or agents of Customer may use the Services. Any attempt by Customer to permit use by third parties, who are not employees and/or agents, is a breach of this TOS. Terms governing Provider's rights upon the occurrence of a breach is described in the paragraph under the heading "Breach".
Accurate Information Pertaining to User: Customer must provide complete and accurate name of itself, billing address, billing telephone number, and credit card or debit card information. In the case of credit card and debit card information, the information to be provided must include, without limitation, the issuer of the card, card number, card security code/card verification value, and expiration date.
Term: Customer agrees to a month-to-month term for Services unless otherwise agreed to in writing, by electronic mail, by instant messaging, or electronically via Provider's website. If the term for Service is month-to-month, the term is automatically renewed each month, unless Customer provides written notice of cancellation based on the terms provided below. If Customer has a term other than month-to-month, the term is automatically renewed for the same term, unless Customer provides written notice of cancellation based on the terms provided below.
Service Fees: Fees for Services ordered by Customer shall begin on the date of the order following Customer's execution of electronic signature after having read and accepted this TOS, and the schedule of fees and other information found at Provider's website, https://shiter.io ("Website Information"), all of which are posted at Provider's website at https://shifter.io.
Cancellation: Provider requires, and Customer agrees, a written cancellation notice should be made for discontinuance or downgrades of Services. Failure to supply the requisite written notice of cancellation may result to continuous charges/billing. Notice of written cancellation by Customer is to be given via online customer portal located at https://shifter.io/panel.
Refunds: All Services rendered by Provider are refundable within 3 days/ only, except for other instances where Provider stated a different refund condition. This includes, but is not limited to: monthly or other periodic service fees. A written request should be made by Customer through online customer portal located at https://shifter.io/panel.
Disputes: Customer seeking to resolve any billing error shall open an accounting ticket within thirty (30) days of an alleged billing error via the customer portal located at https://shifter.io/panel. Without being limited by the preceding sentence, Customer agrees not to contest, seek reimbursement, chargeback or otherwise seek non-payment or reversal of any payment however made, without limitation, via credit card or otherwise for Services rendered. Any such action is a breach of this TOS. Terms governing Provider's rights upon the occurrence of a breach is described in the paragraph under the heading "Breach".
Non-Payment: All payments are due in full on the monthly or other periodic anniversary date, depending on the duration of Services agreed upon. Failure to remit payment for Services under this TOS on the monthly or other periodic anniversary date is a breach of this TOS. Provider may provide Customer with Services following a failure to pay, but is not obligated to, for two calendar days, including the anniversary date. Failure to remit payment by the third calendar day, which includes the anniversary date, shall result in termination of Services, without notice, to Customer, if not sooner terminated.
Medium of Payment: Payment shall be made on Provider's website via PayPal or 2Checkout.
Payment: Any and all payments set forth in this TOS are the sole responsibility of Customer. No other person shall be responsible for payments or making payments to Provider.
Compliance with Laws: Customer agrees to abide by all laws, foreign and domestic, local, state, and federal.
Third-party Contents: Customer acknowledges that Provider may provide third party websites on Provider's website, where such websites may provide information, videos, music, images, photographs, sounds, or other contents. Provider does not, directly or indirectly, endorse, agree, or otherwise support such websites or their contents. Customer agrees not to hold Provider liable or responsible for such contents or such websites.
Security of Customer Information: Customer understands and agrees that Provider cannot guarantee, assure, or promise that information or data of Customer held by Provider, transmitted during use via Provider's servers (including, without limitation, any and all transmissions to and from Customer via Provider's servers) or via Customer's use of Service, will not be compromised by unauthorized access. Without limiting any right of Provider as set forth under the heading "Indemnity", Customer holds Provider harmless in the event of any breach of security to Customer's data or information as described in this paragraph.
Security of Customer's Internet Protocol ("IP") Address: Provider cannot guarantee, assure or promise that Customer's IP address may not be compromised by third parties.
Age of Customer: Without limiting the provisions under the heading "Governing Law", Customer warrants and represents that it has reached the age of majority of 18 years of age, or such other age of majority based on laws applicable to the Customer's place of residence, and further represents and warrants that it has satisfied all other legal requirements for entering into contracts, including this TOS. In the event Customer has not reached the age of majority, Customer must exit Provider's website without executing this TOS.
Indemnification: Customer agrees to indemnify, defend (attorney representing Provider shall be of Provider's choosing and paid for by Customer), and hold harmless Provider, Provider's affiliates, and each of Provider's officers, directors, owners, attorneys, accountants, agents, and employees from and against any and all claims, demands, liabilities, obligations, losses, damages, penalties, fines, punitive damages, amounts in interest, expenses and disbursements of any kind and nature whatsoever (including all attorneys' fees) brought by a third party against Customer under any theory of legal liability arising out of or related to Customer's conduct, in tort, contract, infringement of third party's rights of whatever nature or otherwise. Without limiting what is set forth under the heading "Assignment", this provision under the heading "Indemnification" applies to any person or entity, whether or not authorized by Customer, who uses Customer's user name, Internet Protocol address, i.e. IP address, or other Customer identifying information, to use the Services of Provider, Customer agrees that Provider may, but is not obligated to, at its sole discretion, select its own legal counsel, advance attorneys' fees, all subject to reimbursement in full by Customer. This indemnification provision survives the termination of this
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: Provider shall not be liable for failing to provide Service(s) resulting from any condition beyond its reasonable control, including, without limitation, governmental actions, governmental regulations, any acts of terrorism, armed military conflicts, earthquakes, fires, floods, natural disasters, other acts of God, labor conditions, power failures, Internet disturbances, and failures relating to computers (networks, software, and hardware), and telephone network or services. Provider shall not be liable to Customer for harm caused by or related to Customer's use of Services or inability to utilize the Services unless caused by gross negligence or willful misconduct on its part. Provider shall not be liable for temporary unavailability of Services arising from Provider making maintenance, upgrades, or unavailability for other reasons. Provider makes no warranties, expressed or implied, including implied warranties of title, merchantability, fitness for any particular purpose, or non-infringement. Provider cannot guarantee and does not promise any specific results from use of Provider's Services. Provider shall not be liable to Customer for lost profits (even if informed by Customer), direct or indirect, special or incidental, consequential or punitive damages, or damages of any kind whether or not known, made known to, or should have been known by Provider. Notwithstanding anything else in this TOS, the maximum aggregate liability of Provider and any of its employees, agents or affiliates, under any theory of law, whether sounding in tort, contract, or otherwise, shall not exceed the amount already paid by Customer for Services for the six months immediately prior to the occurrence of the event giving rise to the claim, provided that Customer has made full payment for that six-month period. In the event Customer has not paid for six months of Service, whether Customer's use has been of a lesser duration or due to a failure to pay, the maximum aggregate liability of Provider is reduced proportionately. This provision on limitation of liability shall survive the termination of this TOS with Customer.
THE CLIENT ACKNOWLEDGES AND ACCEPTS THAT THE PROVIDER MAY SUB-CONTRACT THE PROVISION OF CERTAIN SERVICES HEREUNDER FROM THIRD-PARTY CONTRACTORS, INCLUDING IP ADDRESSES ADDED TO THE POOL OF IP ADDRESSES OFFERED TO THE CLIENT. FURTHERMORE, IT IS ACKNOWLEDGED AND AGREED THAT THE TECHNICAL SOLUTION USED FOR THE ACCESS TO THE IP ADDRESSES POOL MAY BE PROVIDED BY A THIRD-PARTY CONTRACTOR. WITHOUT PREJUDICE TO THE FOREGOING, THE CLIENT SHALL HAVE NO DIRECT CLAIM AGAINST THE AFOREMENTIONED THIRD-PARTY PROVIDERS, BUT ONLY TO THE CLAIMS AND RELATED REMEDIES STIPULATED HEREIN IN RELATION TO THESE TERMS OF SERVICE.
ARBITRATION: Customer agrees that any controversy or claim arising from Services provided under or terms related to this TOS, whether sounding in tort, contract, or otherwise, shall be resolved by arbitration in accordance with the commercial arbitration rules of the American Arbitration Association. Venue for arbitration shall be in San Francisco, California, U.S.A. If the amount in controversy is within the jurisdictional amount of the small claims courts of California, in which case the claim may be brought in the small claims courts of the California, venue being in and for the County of San Francisco. Customer waives all defenses based on lack of personal jurisdiction and forum non conveniens.
Assignment: This TOS may not be assigned by Customer. Any assignment is void. Customer is hereby informed that Provider may form a business entity, including, without limitation, a limited liability company. Upon such occurrence, Provider shall assign to such entity this TOS, Appropriate Use Policy ("AUP"), Website Information, Services, and all matters pertaining thereto.
Appropriate Use Policy: Provider's AUP, which is posted at Provider's website at https://shifter.io/, is incorporated herein by reference and made a part hereof. Customer represents and warrants that it has read and understood the AUP in its entirety before executing this TOS. A breach of that policy is a breach of this TOS. A third-party abuse complaint received by the Provider linked to a Customer's IP addresses will result in a $50 abuse processing fee charged to the customer and possible account termination at the Provider's sole discretion.
Breach: A breach by Customer of any of the terms and provisions of this TOS, AUP, or Website Information, whether specifically stated therein as a breach, is a breach of this TOS. In the event of Customer's breach, Provider, at its sole discretion, may terminate the Service immediately and seek redress as provided in this TOS. The remedies provided in this TOS are in addition to remedies available to Provider in law and at equity. Without limiting that which is set forth under the headings of "Refunds" and "Disputes", in the event of a breach by Customer, there shall be no refunds, reimbursements, chargebacks, or otherwise.
Decline to Renew or Supply Additional Services: Without limiting any other provision in this TOS, Provider retains the right, at its sole discretion, to decline to supply additional Services to or renew Services with Customer.
Waiver of Rights: No failure to exercise, and no delay in exercising, on the part of Provider, of any right hereunder or at law or in equity shall operate as a waiver thereof. No modification or waiver of any provision of this TOS or AUP, or Website Information, nor consent to departure therefrom, shall be effective unless in writing, by electronic mail, by instant messaging, or electronically, and no waiver or modification shall extend beyond the particular case and purpose involved, and any waiver or modification does not constitute waiver as to Provider's rights in the future.
Severability: In the event any term or provision in this TOS is found by a tribunal of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the remainder of the TOS shall remain in full force and effect.
Headings: Headings are for ease of reference and are not made a part of this TOS.
Gender: The use of words, without limitation, such as, "he", "she", "it", "they", "his", "hers", "its", or "theirs" shall include the masculine and the feminine, the singular and the plural.
Changes to TOS and other documents: Provider reserves the right to change at any time, without notice, the terms of this TOS, the AUP, the Website Information, or to add additional documents to its website. Provider will endeavor to provide notice to Customer of any changes or additions, but is not obligated to do so. Any notice which may be given will be given at https://shifter.io/panel. Customer agrees to keep itself informed and to review regularly for any and all changes to this TOS, AUP, Website Information or other documents. Customer's continued use of the Service following such changes constitutes consent to such changes.
Governing Law: The laws of the State of California shall govern the interpretation and enforcement of this TOS, without consideration given to its conflict of laws.
Entirety of Understandings: This TOS, AUP, and Website Information embody are the understandings between Provider and Customer.
Read and Understood this TOS: Customer represents and warrants that it has read and understood this TOS in its entirety before executing this TOS.
Electronic Signature: Customer agrees and accepts the terms and provisions of this TOS, AUP, and Website Information by selecting "Complete Order" on Provider's website. By selecting "Complete Order" on Provider's website, Customer agrees that it has authorized Provider to bill Customer for Services.
These Terms and Conditions (hereinafter - "Terms") govern your participation in the Shifter (hereinafter – "Shifter", "we", "our" or "us") Affiliate Marketing Program (hereinafter - "Affiliate Program").
By registering and joining our Affiliate Program, you confirm that you have read the Terms, that you accept them and agree to be legally bound by them. If you register to Affiliate Program on behalf of an organization, you agree to the Terms on behalf of that organization and warrant that you have the authorization and / or authority to agree to these Terms on such organization's behalf. You are advised to carefully read the Terms before registering to join the Affiliate Program. Shifter reserves the right to amend the Terms at any time. In case Shifter makes any material changes to the Terms, we will post their updated version on our website.
AFFILIATE PROGRAM OVERVIEW: Joining our Affiliate Program enables you to earn commission fees for Subscriptions, subject to these Terms. After registering to our Affiliate Program, you will be provided with an affiliate link (hereinafter – "affiliate link") to share at websites owned or controlled by you, in emails sent by you and in online advertisements. A user, entering Shifter website using your affiliate link will receive a browser cookie for a duration of 30 days. You will be eligible for commission fees for users subscribing to Shifter services while the user's cookie is still valid. If a user is not using cookies, the user deletes the cookie, the cookie expires, cannot be tracked or identified for any reason, you may not be eligible for a commission fee for any subscriptions made by such user.
We will not pay you a commission fee for any user entering Shifter website using your affiliate link, but paying for Shifter services via bitcoin or any other type of cryptocurrency. By joining our Affiliate Program you confirm your agreement with this commission fee limitation. All commission fees and their payouts are being managed and administered by Partnerize and are subject to Partnerize's rules on payouts. You can find more details on your rights as well as the conditions regarding payouts made by Partnerize by clicking on Partnerize's website.
AFFILIATE OBLIGATIONS - Under these Terms, you are:
Solely responsible for the development, operation, and maintenance of your website or other affiliate link distribution channels, as well as all content on or linked to them;
Obliged to disclose commercial relationship between you or your website and Shifter by clearly identifying advertising and paid promotions;
Obliged to make sure that your website or other affiliate link distribution channels does not copy or resemble the look of Shifter website or create the impression that your website or other affiliate link distribution channels is endorsed by Shifter or its clients, unless expressly authorized by Shifter;
Obliged to Comply with all obligations, requirements and restrictions under these Terms and laws, rules and regulations as they relate to your business, your website or other affiliate link distribution channels or your use of the affiliate links;
PROHIBITED USES - Under these Terms, you are not allowed to:
Breach any of your obligations under these Terms or any applicable law;
Use the Affiliate Program to in any manner harm and/or damage Shifter or any third party (person or organization);
Damage, breach, impair, disable, corrupt or otherwise harm the Affiliate Program, Partnerize or Shifter website or services;
In any way alter, copy, modify, imitate, create derivative works or otherwise breach the trademarks, logo or other proprietary information owned by or licensed to Shifter or other intellectual property of Shifter or its affiliates;
Use your affiliate link to order Subscriptions for yourself or your affiliated companies;
Use the Affiliate Program, your affiliate link and/or Shifter brand in general in any way other than for their original intended purpose of promoting Shifter services, including, but not limited to using Black Hat SEO techniques, using pay-per-click to redirect or manipulate traffic, or other similar means;
Place your affiliate links on any website containing unlawful, illegal, harmful, ethically unacceptable content;
Create and promote a content which is in any way deceptive, misleading and does not represent actual and accurate operations of the Shifter services;
Distribute the affiliate link in a way that could be considered as unsolicited commercial email or any other type of affiliate link distribution that could be considered spam under any applicable law;
Use any possible means to exceed your permitted access to the Affiliate Program, commit fraud, violate any applicable law, interfere with other affiliates, use cookie-stuffing or falsify information related to successful subscriptions brought by you via the Affiliate Program or the generation of commissions;
Make any representations, warranties or other statements concerning Shifter or any of their respective products or services, unless expressly authorized;
Use double accounts to share or multiply the affiliate commissions or refer members between accounts.
PAYMENTS: All affiliate commissions are eligible for payment for a maximum of 12 months since the user registration and payments. We reserve the right to suspend and/or permanently close your Affiliate Program account if we find or suspect that you have acted in any of the manners set out above.
CONFIDENTIALITY: Unless these Terms provide otherwise, information related to the Affiliate Program conditions, all business and financial information, pricing and sales information related to us or any of our affiliates is to be considered strictly confidential and secret and shall not be utilized, directly or indirectly, by you for any purpose other than your participation in the Affiliate Program.
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY: By registering for and joining the Affiliate Program, you are granted a non-exclusive, non-transferable, at all times revocable right to use the affiliate links and to access our website in accordance with these Terms and for the single purpose of your participation in the Affiliate Program. Nothing in these Terms is intended to grant you any rights to any of Shifter's trademarks, trade secrets, copyrights, patents or other intellectual property.
IREPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES: EXCEPT IF THESE TERMS PROVIDE OTHERWISE, THE AFFILIATE PROGRAM IS PROVIDED "AS IS". NEITHER Shifter, NOR ANY OF ITS EMPLOYEES, OFFICERS, EXECUTIVES, LICENSORS, AGENTS, SHAREHOLDERS, SUBSIDIARIES OR AFFILIATES MAKES ANY REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY WITH RESPECT TO THE AFFILIATE PROGRAM, WHICH IS USED ONLY AT YOUR SOLE RISK< TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY LAW. YOU PARTICIPATE IN THE AFFILIATE PROGRAM WITH THE KNOWLEDGE OF THIS WARRANTY LIMITATION. Shifter EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, OF ANY KIND, REGARDING THE AFFILIATE PROGRAM, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, NON-INFRINGEMENT, ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, ACCESSIBILITY, COMPATIBILITY, SUITABILITY, RELIABILITY, AVAILABILITY, QUALITY, MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. Shifter DISCLAIMS ALL LIABILITY AND RESPONSIBILITY IN RELATION TO YOUR PARTICIPATION IN THE AFFILIATE PROGRAM EITHER AUTHORIZED OR NOT.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: BY REGISTERING AND PARTICIPATING IN THE AFFILIATE PROGRAM, YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT NEITHER Shifter, NOR ITS EMPLOYEES, OFFICERS, EXECUTIVES, LICENSORS, AGENTS, SHAREHOLDERS, SUBSIDIARIES OR AFFILIATES WILL BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES (EITHER DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES), RESULTING FROM YOUR USE OF THE AFFILIATE PROGRAM OR ANY OTHER CLAIM RELATED IN ANY WAY TO THE AFFILIATE PROGRAM. REGARDLESS, THE TOTAL LIABILITY OF Shifter TO YOU SHALL NOT, IN ANY EVENT, EXCEED THE AMOUNT PAID TO YOU UNDER THESE TERMS.
CONTACT US: If you have any more questions regarding our Affiliate Program or the Terms, do not hesitate to contact us at [email protected]