Terms of Service & Use

safelink provides services available at our website www.safelink.com (the “Site”). Use of the Site and our services including any service, software, application, plugin, component, functionality or program provided now or in the future (“Service” or “Services”) is governed by these Terms of Service and Use (“Terms”). These Terms apply to Customer (also referred to as “You”), Customer’s employees (“Employee Users”) and third party users (“Third Party Users”) (collectively “Users”) utilizing Customer’s Account (as hereinafter defined).

BY COMPLETING THE REGISTRATION PROCESS, YOU REPRESENT AND WARRANT THAT YOU: (i) ARE 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER; (ii) HAVE THE AUTHORITY TO, OR ARE AUTHORIZED TO BIND CUSTOMER TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS; AND (iii) HAVE READ, UNDERSTAND AND AGREE ON BEHALF OF CUSTOMER TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS.


Description of Service

The Service is an Internet-based data and text transfer service. safelink is constantly innovating the Service in order to provide its customers with the best possible experience, and safelink reserves the right to update the Service at is discretion and to add or delete features, from time to time. Unless otherwise specified, the Service is provided on a free subscription basis and does not constitute the license of any software.


Modifications to this Agreement

safelink, at its sole discretion, reserves the right to change, modify, amend or otherwise alter this Agreement at any time. The most current version of this Agreement can be reviewed by clicking the "Terms of Service" link located on the safelink website and shall control if different than this Agreement. You may contact us at help@safelink.com.


Privacy

Use of the Service shall be subject to the safelink Privacy Policy which is available at Privacy Policy.


Uploaded Data

Customer retains all rights to any and all of Customer’s or its Users’ Uploaded Data. safelink shall not own or license any data, content, information or material that you or your Users include in Uploaded Data and submit to the Service. safelink will not monitor, edit or disclose any information regarding You or your Customer Account, including any Uploaded Data, without your prior permission, except as permitted by this Agreement or as required by applicable law. safelink may access your account, including Uploaded Data, to respond to service or technical problems or as stated in this Agreement or required by applicable law. You, not safelink, shall have sole responsibility for the accuracy, quality, integrity, legality, reliability, appropriateness and copyright of all Uploaded Data, and safelink shall not be responsible or liable for the deletion, correction, destruction, damage, loss or failure to store any Uploaded Data.


User Conduct and Restrictions

Except to the extent permitted by applicable law, Customer may not modify, distribute, prepare derivative works of, reverse engineer, reverse assemble, disassemble, decompile or otherwise attempt to decipher any code used in connection with the Services and/or any other aspect of the Company’s technology. Customer shall not market, offer to sell, sell and/or otherwise resell the Service to any third party. Customer agrees, on behalf of itself and its Users, not to use the Service (a) in connection with sending unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, junk mail, spam, chain letters, pyramid schemes or any other form of duplicative or unsolicited messages, whether commercial or otherwise; (b) to harvest, collect, gather or assemble information or data regarding other users, including email addresses, without their consent; (c) to transmit through or post on the Service unlawful, harassing, libelous, abusive, harassing, fraudulent, tortious, defamatory, threatening, harmful, abusive, libelous, invasive of another's privacy, vulgar, obscene or otherwise objectionable material of any kind or nature or material which is harmful to minors in any way; (d) to transmit through or post on the Service any material that may infringe the intellectual property rights or other rights of third parties, including trademark, copyright or right of publicity; (e) transmit any material that contains software viruses or other harmful or deleterious computer code, files or programs such as trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancelbots; (f) to interfere with or disrupt servers or networks connected to the Service or violate the regulations, policies or procedures of such networks; (g) to attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Service, other accounts, computer systems or networks connected to the Service through password mining or any other means; (h) to harass or interfere with another user’s use and enjoyment of the Service; (i) to submit to or store in the Service any Protected Health Information unless the Customer has informed safelink in advance and executed a Business Associate Agreement in the form determined by safelink, or (j) to make any representations with respect to safelink or this Agreement (including, without limitation, that safelink is a warrantor or co-seller of any of Customer’s products and/or services). All judgments concerning the applicability of these restrictions and any responses to violations thereof shall be at the sole and exclusive discretion of safelink.

safelink has no obligation to monitor the Service or any User’s use thereof or retain the content of any User session. However, safelink reserves the right at all times to access, acquire, use, delete, monitor, review, retain and/or disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, and such action is considered to be authorized by You.


Term and Termination

This Agreement shall commence on the Effective Date and continue for the Term. safelink, in its sole discretion, may terminate your use of the Service and remove and discard any Uploaded Data within the Service if you fail to comply with this Agreement.


Proprietary Rights

Except for the subscription rights granted herein, You have no right, title or interest in or to the Service or any intellectual property rights related thereto. You agree that safelink or its licensors retain all proprietary right, title and interest, including intellectual property rights, in and to the Services, including, without limitation, all modifications, enhancements, derivative works, configuration, translations, upgrades and interfaces thereto.


Indemnification

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless safelink, its parents, its affiliates and their respective officers, directors, employees, attorneys, representatives, licensors, third-party providers and agents from and against any and all claims, costs, damages, losses, liabilities and expenses (including attorneys' fees and costs) arising out of or in connection with your use of the Service (including the Uploaded Data) or breach of this Agreement.


Disclaimer of Warranties

THE SERVICES ARE PROVIDED BY SAFELINK ON AN "AS IS" BASIS. SAFELINK DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT: (I) THE USE OF THE SERVICE WILL BE TIMELY, UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE OR OPERATE IN COMBINATION WITH ANY OTHER HARDWARE, SOFTWARE, SYSTEM OR DATA, (II) THE SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS OR EXPECTATIONS, OR (III) ERRORS OR DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED. ALL OTHER CONDITIONS, REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTY RIGHTS, ARE HEREBY DISCLAIMED TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW BY SAFELINK.


Limitation of Liability

IN NO EVENT SHALL SAFELINK'S AGGREGATE LIABILITY UNDER THIS AGREEMENT EXCEED THE AMOUNT ACTUALLY PAID BY THE CUSTOMER TO SAFELINK IN THE THREE (3) MONTH PERIOD IMMEDIATELY PRECEDING THE EVENT GIVING RISE TO SUCH CLAIM. IN NO EVENT SHALL SAFELINK BE LIABLE TO ANYONE FOR ANY INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR OTHER DAMAGES OF ANY TYPE OR KIND (INCLUDING LOSS OF DATA, REVENUE, PROFITS, USE OR OTHER ECONOMIC ADVANTAGE) ARISING OUT OF, OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE SERVICE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO YOUR USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICE OR FOR ANY DATA OBTAINED FROM OR THROUGH THE SERVICE, EVEN IF SAFELINK HAS BEEN PREVIOUSLY ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. CERTAIN STATES AND/OR JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE EXCLUSIONS ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.


Compliance with Laws

Customer and all Users agree to comply with all applicable local, state, national and foreign laws, rules and regulations in connection with their access and/or use of the Services under this Agreement. Customer shall comply with all legal duties applicable to Customer as a data controller by virtue of Customer submitting Uploaded Data to or storing Uploaded Data within the Service. Specifically, Customer shall provide the relevant persons and/or participants with all information or notices Customer is required by applicable privacy and data protection law to provide and, if necessary, obtain the consent of or provide choices to such persons and/or participants as required by such laws.


COPYRIGHT COMPLAINTS AND REMOVAL POLICY

safelink reserves the right to delete Uploaded Data of Users who we believe to be infringing the intellectual property rights of others and to remove any such infringing materials. If you believe the Services have been used in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please send a message to our Copyright Agent, providing all of the following information, as required by the Digital Millennium Copyright Act:

  • A statement that you have identified content on the Service that infringes a copyright you own or the copyright of a third party for whom you are authorized to act;
  • A description of the copyrighted work you claim has been infringed;
  • A specific description of where the allegedly infringing material is located on the Services, including a URL or exact description of the content's location;
  • Your full name, address, telephone number and email address;
  • A statement that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use of the copyrighted material is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law (e.g., as a fair use);
  • A statement that, under penalty of perjury, the information in your notice is accurate and that you are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the exclusive right that is allegedly infringed; and
  • Your electronic or physical signature (e.g., a scanned copy).

Please send your notice by email or regular mail to:

Attn: DMCA Copyright Agent
Stone Soup Kitchen Inc.
440 N. Wolfe Rd.
Sunnyvale, CA 94085
Email: help@safelink.io

safelink also reserves the right to forward the information in the copyright-infringement notice to the User who allegedly provided the infringing content.


Export Restrictions

safelink controls and operates the Service from its location in the United States using servers in the U.S. and other countries. As a U.S. company, safelink and its Services are subject to the U.S. economic sanctions and export control laws and regulations. safelink makes no representation that the Service is appropriate or available for use in other locations. By using the Service outside of the U.S., you agree that you are solely responsible for compliance with all applicable laws, including without limitation export and import regulations of the U.S. and other countries. You further agree that no information or data acquired through the use of the Service is or will be acquired for, shipped, transferred, exported or re-exported, directly or indirectly, to proscribed or embargoed countries or their nationals, nor is or will be used for nuclear activities, chemical biological weapons or missile projects, unless specifically authorized by the U.S. Government for such purposes. You further acknowledge that Uploaded Data may be stored on or routed through servers located outside the United States. You shall comply strictly with all U.S. export control and economic sanctions laws and regulations (including, without limitation, the U.S. International Traffic in Arms Regulations, the U.S. Export Administration Regulations and regulations administered by the Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control) applicable to transfers of such Uploaded Data and assume sole responsibility for obtaining licenses to export or re-export as may be required. safelink shall have no liability for your failure to comply with such laws, regulations, licenses or other authorizations in relation to the Service and/or the Uploaded Data. Notwithstanding any other provision in this Agreement, safelink shall have the right to terminate this Agreement immediately upon the determination by safelink that Customer is not in compliance with US export laws or violates any government privacy and/or data protection laws.


European Users

safelink respects your concerns about privacy. safelink has certified that it abides by the Safe Harbor privacy principles as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, storage, use, transfer and other processing of Consumer Personal Data transferred from the European Economic Area (“EEA”) or Switzerland to the United States. This Policy outlines our general policy and practices for implementing the Safe Harbor privacy principles for covered Personal Data. Additionally, safelink controls and operates a Service from within the European Union (EU) and, upon customer request, will not store or process Uploaded data outside of the EU. Please visit http://www.safelink.com/safeharbor to review safelink’s Safe Harbor Policy.


Third Party Interaction; Links to Third Party Sites

In connection with your use of the Service, You may enter into correspondence with, purchase goods and/or services from, or participate in promotions of advertisers or sponsors showing their goods and/or services through the Service. Any such activity and any terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such activity, are solely between You and the applicable third party. safelink shall have no liability, obligation or responsibility for any such correspondence, purchase or promotion between You and any such third-party.

safelink does not endorse any sites on the Internet that are linked through the Service. safelink is providing these links to You only as a matter of convenience, and in no event shall safelink be responsible for any content, products or other materials on or available from such sites.


Additional Terms

This Agreement shall be governed by California law, and all disputes, actions, claims or causes of action related to this Agreement or the Service shall be brought only in the federal and state courts located in Santa Clara County, California.

Customer and safelink are independent contractors. This Agreement does not create a partnership, franchise, joint venture, agency, fiduciary or employment relationship between the parties.

Customer may not assign its rights or delegate its duties under this Agreement either in whole or in part, and any such attempted assignment or delegation shall be void.

For all purposes of this Agreement and the operation of the Service, safelink shall be entitled to rely on its reasonable and good faith determination of an individual’s or administrator’s authority to act on behalf of Customer.

Neither party will be responsible for any delay, interruption or other failure to perform under this Agreement due to acts beyond its reasonable control, but only for so long as such conditions persist. Force majeure events include, but are not limited to: natural disasters (e.g., lightning, earthquakes, hurricanes, floods); wars, riots, terrorist activities and civil commotions; activities of local exchange carriers, telephone carriers, wireless carriers, Internet service providers and other third parties; explosions and fires; embargoes, strikes and labor disputes; governmental decrees; and any other cause beyond the reasonable control of a party.

If at any time continued provision of the Service would compromise the security of the Service due, without limitation, to hacking attempts, denial of service attacks, mail bombs or other malicious activities, Customer agrees safelink may temporarily suspend the Service.

safelink may provide Customer with notice via e-mail, regular mail and/or postings on the safelink website.

The failure of a party or safelink in any one or more instance(s) to insist upon strict performance of any of the terms of this Agreement will not be construed as a waiver or relinquishment of the right to assert or rely upon any such term(s) on any future occasion(s).

If any provision of this Agreement is declared by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable, such provision shall be severed from this Agreement, and the other provisions shall remain in full force and effect. In this case, the parties agree to comply with the remaining terms of this Agreement in a manner consistent with the original intent of the Agreement.

Captions and headings are used herein for convenience only. Captions and headings are not a part of this Agreement and shall not be used in interpreting or construing this Agreement.

The English language version of this Agreement shall be the controlling version and is incorporated by reference into any translation of this Agreement. Any translation or other language version of this Agreement shall be provided for informational purposes only.

Pronouns contained in this Agreement shall apply equally to the feminine, neuter and masculine genders. The singular shall include the plural, and the plural shall include the singular.


Definitions

For purposes of this Agreement:

“Agreement” means these Terms of Service as may be amended from time to time and any other documents incorporated by reference.

“Customer” means the legal entity or individual that enters into this Agreement. Customer is also referred to in this Agreement as “You”.

“Customer Account” means a storage account for the use of the Service assigned to a Customer.

“Effective Date” means the date of electronic acceptance of this Agreement by Customer.

“Protected Health Information (PHI)” has the definition set forth in the Standards for Privacy of Individually Identifiable Health Information at 45 CFR Parts 160 and 164, Subparts A and E, as amended from time to time.

“Uploaded Data” means any files and data that Customer or User uploads into Customer Account for storage or transfer to third parties, but not any other data, including, without limitation, registration and relationship information that safelink collects to do business with Customer and to improve the Service.

“User Account” means an individual’s account for use of the Service that is affiliated with a Customer Account.