WP Guards

Terms of Service

These terms of service (“Terms”) are a legal agreement between you, either an individual or a single legal entity (“You” or “you”), and Bartko Limited, which operates the WPGuards (“WPGuards”) online services. These Terms govern your use of any WPGuards online services (“Services”), the WPGuards website (“Site”), the client software distributed with this Agreement and any other software provided by WPGuards, including any updates and any accompanying written documentation (“Software”). Collectively, the Software, the Site and the Services may be referred to as the “Products.” By clicking the “I AGREE” or similar button, or using any Products, you agree to these Terms. If you do not agree to these Terms, then do not indicate acceptance and do not use the Products. If you agree to these Terms on behalf of a legal entity, you represent that you have the authority to bind that legal entity to these Terms.

Account & Fees

You must register with WPGuards to use the Services, and you agree to keep your registration information accurate, complete and up-to-date as long as you continue to use the Services. WPGuards currently offers a free version with limited functionality (“Basic”), and paid versions (“Standard” – which includes 7 day trial period and “Professional”).

If you sign-up for a Paid version, you agree to pay the fixed subscription and variable usage-based fees, if any, for the account type you have selected and agree to any applicable restrictions and quotas, including the number of websites you are allowed to integrate with our Products. If you exceed any quota allocated to your account, you agree that WPGuards may upgrade you to another type of account with a higher quota or may restrict your usage if you fail to upgrade. If you use a credit card for payment, you authorize WPGuards to automatically renew your subscription and charge the then-current renewal fees to the credit card associated with your account unless you notify WPGuards in advance that you do not want your subscription renewed. You may cancel your subscription prior to the next billing date to avoid future charges. Service will continue until the end of the current billing period, but no service fees will be refunded.

If you have signed up for a WPGuards Paid version, any discounts agreed upon with your order will be honored throughout the period specified of your license. Any life-time discounts that have been applied to your account will remain in effect for as long as you maintain a Paid version that remains in good standing with WPGuards and does not violate these Terms. If the account owner fails to pay for services within ten days of the payment due date or discontinues Paid version services, any and all discounts applied to the user’s account forfeits their life-time discounts and the life-time discount will no longer apply.

Refunds

WPGuards offers refunds on a case-by-case basis. Refunds are issued if you request a refund before the end of your subscription period. Refunds will not be issued for Products already used. If you are interested in a refund, contact WPGuards immediately to avoid additional fees. For monthly subscriptions to Paid versions, refunds are prorated based upon the number of unused days of service that Products were used for that monthly period.

For annual subscriptions, refunds are prorated based upon the number of unused months of service that Products were used. If you took the annual plan, the refund will be based on the price for the monthly plan for months used so far.

If your Account is in violation of these Terms, refunds will not be issued.

Passwords & Security

You are responsible for keeping your passwords secure, and you agree not to disclose your passwords to any third party. You are solely responsible for any activity that occurs under your user names and accounts, including any sub-accounts. You must notify WPGuards immediately of any unauthorized use of your accounts or any other security breach related to the Service. If WPGuards determines that a security breach has occurred or is likely to occur, WPGuards may suspend your accounts and require you to change your user names and passwords.

Privacy Policy

You agree that WPGuards’s collection, use and disclosure of your personal information, backup data or any other data will be governed by WPGuards’s Privacy Policy, which is incorporated into these Terms by reference, and is available in its entirety here: http://wpguards.com/privacy

Use of Services & Software

Subject to these Terms, WPGuards grants you a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable and revocable license to access the Site and use the Services and Software. You acknowledge that certain third party code may be provided with the Software and that the license terms accompanying that code will govern its use.

You acknowledge that WPGuards or third parties own all right, title and interest in and to the Products, including all intellectual property rights. Except for the license granted in these Terms, WPGuards and its licensors retain all rights in the Products, and no implied licenses are granted to you.

You specifically agree that you will not, nor will you permit another person to:

Maintenance of websites

During first maintenance your website and all plugins will be checked and updated. In instances where any plugin will not work properly after first maintenance and problem will not be easy to fix or support for specific plugin will be not available we will contact you and agree way forward. You might decide to exclude this particular plugin from future maintenance or fix the issue at extra cost.

Compliance with Laws & Acceptable Use

You are solely responsible for your conduct related to the Service and any backup data you store on the Service. You specifically agree that you will not use the Products to:

Intellectual Property Protection

WPGuards respects the intellectual property of others and requires that users of the Service do the same. When you use the Products, you may not upload, store, share, display, post, e-mail, transmit or otherwise make available any material that infringes any copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret or other proprietary rights of any person or entity. In appropriate circumstances, WPGuards will terminate the accounts of repeat infringers.

User Indemnity

This indemnity obligation will survive the termination or expiration of your account and these Terms. You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold WPGuards, its suppliers, resellers, partners and their respective affiliates harmless from and against any claims, liabilities, damages, losses and expenses, including reasonable attorney fees and costs, in connection with:

Changes to The Service & Terms

WPGuards reserves the right at any time to modify, suspend, or discontinue providing the Service, in whole or in part, without notice. While not obligated to do so, WPGuards will use commercially reasonable efforts to notify you of any such action by sending you an e-mail, an in-client message or by posting relevant information on the Site. WPGuards reserves the right to modify these Terms at any time, and each such modification will be effective upon posting on the Site. All material modifications will apply prospectively only. Your continued use of any Products following any such modification constitutes your agreement to be bound by the modified Terms. To stay informed of any changes, please review the most current version of these Terms posted on the Site. If you do not agree to be bound by these Terms, you must stop using the Products immediately.

Term & Termination

These Terms, and any posted revisions, remain in effect as long as you continue to maintain an account or use the Services. You may terminate your account at any time, for any reason, by following the instructions on the Site and discontinuing use of the Products. If you have a Free Account, WPGuards may terminate your account and these Terms immediately and without notice if your computer fails to access the Services for more than thirty (30) days or you fail to comply with these Terms. If you have a Paid Account or Enterprise Account, WPGuards may terminate your account and these Terms immediately and without notice if you fail to renew your subscription, fail to pay any fees or invoices after ten days when due, or otherwise fail to comply with these Terms. On termination or expiration of your account or these Terms, you will no longer have the right to continue to use the Software and the Services, and you will no longer be able to access and restore your backup data. Also, you specifically agree that WPGuards has no obligation to provide you or anyone else with a copy of your backup data and may automatically purge your backup data from WPGuards systems.

Disclaimer of Warranties

BECAUSE SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES, SOME OF THE EXCLUSIONS SET FORTH BELOW MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. THE EXCLUSIONS SET FORTH BELOW MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. YOU SPECIFICALLY AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE PRODUCTS IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK, AND THE PRODUCTS ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. WPGUARDS, ITS SUPPLIERS, RESELLERS, PARTNERS AND THEIR RESPECTIVE AFFILIATES EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. IN PARTICULAR, WPGUARDS, ITS SUPPLIERS, RESELLERS, PARTNERS AND THEIR RESPECTIVE AFFILIATES MAKE NO WARRANTY THAT (A) THE PRODUCTS WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS; (B) YOUR USE OF THE PRODUCTS WILL BE TIMELY, UNINTERRUPTED, SECURE OR ERROR-FREE; (C) ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED BY YOU AS A RESULT OF THE PRODUCTS WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE; AND (D) ANY DEFECTS OR ERRORS IN THE PRODUCTS WILL BE CORRECTED. 
ANY MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE PRODUCTS IS ACCESSED AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK, AND YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR DEVICE OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY SUCH MATERIAL. YOU FURTHER ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THE PRODUCTS ARE NOT INTENDED OR SUITABLE FOR USE IN APPLICATIONS THAT COULD LEAD TO DEATH, PERSONAL INJURY, OR SEVERE PHYSICAL OR ENVIRONMENTAL DAMAGE.

Limitation of Liability

BECAUSE SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SOME OF THE EXCLUSIONS OR LIMITATIONS SET FORTH BELOW MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
 YOU SPECIFICALLY AGREE THAT WPGUARDS, ITS SUPPLIERS, RESELLERS, PARTNERS AND THEIR RESPECTIVE AFFILIATES WILL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES , INCLUDING DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA, COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES, OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF THE PARTY YOU ARE SEEKING DAMAGES AGAINST HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), RESULTING FROM THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE PRODUCTS OR IN ANY WAY RELATING TO THE PRODUCTS.
 IF YOU HAVE A PAID ACCOUNT OR ENTERPRISE ACCOUNT, YOU AGREE THAT THE AGGREGATE LIABILITY OF WPGUARDS, ITS SUPPLIERS, RESELLERS, PARTNERS AND THEIR RESPECTIVE AFFILIATES FOR ANY AND ALL CLAIMS IN CONNECTION WITH THE PRODUCTS IS LIMITED TO THE AMOUNT PAID FOR THAT ACCOUNT DURING THE TWO (2) YEAR PERIOD BEFORE THE RELEVANT CLAIM. IF YOU HAVE A FREE ACCOUNT, YOU AGREE THAT THE AGGREGATE LIABILITY OF WPGUARDS, ITS SUPPLIERS, RESELLERS, PARTNERS AND THEIR RESPECTIVE AFFILIATES FOR ANY AND ALL CLAIMS IN CONNECTION WITH THE PRODUCTS IS LIMITED TO TWENTY US DOLLARS ($20). YOU SPECIFICALLY AGREE THAT THIS DAMAGES LIMITATION IS A FUNDAMENTAL ELEMENT OF THE BASIS OF THE BARGAIN BETWEEN YOU AND WPGUARDS.

General

You acknowledge that use of the Products may be subject to the export and import laws of the United States and other countries. You agree to comply with all export and import laws and regulations. In particular, you acknowledge that the Products may not be exported or re-exported to any U.S. embargoed countries or to anyone on the U.S. Treasury Department’s list of Specially Designated Nationals or the U.S. Department of Commerce Denied Persons List or Entity List. By using the Products, you represent and warrant that you are not located in any such country or on any such list. You also agree that you will not use the Products for any purposes prohibited by U.S. law, including the development, design, manufacture or production of missiles, nuclear, chemical or biological weapons. These Terms and the relationship between you and WPGuards will be governed by the laws of Belgrade, Serbia, excluding its conflicts of law provisions. You agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located in Belgrade, Serbia to resolve any dispute or claim arising from these Terms. As to intellectual property rights, you specifically agree that WPGuards may file an action in any jurisdiction to protect or enforce its rights. The United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods will not apply to these Terms. These Terms constitute the entire agreement between you and WPGuards and completely replace any prior agreements between you and WPGuards in relation to the Products. If any part of these Terms is held invalid or unenforceable, that portion will be construed in a manner consistent with applicable law to reflect, as nearly as possible, the original intentions of the parties, and the remaining portions will remain in full force and effect. The failure of WPGuards to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms will not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. You agree that, except as otherwise expressly provided in these Terms, there will be no third-party beneficiaries to this agreement. You agree that any claim or cause of action related to these Terms or the use of the Products must be filed within one (1) year after the cause of action arose or be forever barred.
 You may not assign or transfer any of your rights or obligations under these Terms to a third party without the prior written consent of WPGuards. WPGuards may freely assign this Agreement.

Contacting WPGuards

Users with questions about these Terms may contact WPGuards via e-mail at: support@wpguards.zendesk.com

Last revised: March 3, 2014

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