Welcome to TxtImpact! Before you use this site, please read these Terms of Service carefully as they govern your use of the services provided at TxtImpact (the “Services”). By using the Services you agree to the Terms of Service set forth below as they may be updated from time to time by TxtImpact, LLC. (“TxtImpact”). TxtImpact may modify or terminate the Services from time to time, for any reason, and without notice, without liability to you, any other user or any third party, provided that when TxtImpact does so, it will update these Terms of Service. You are advised to periodically check the website for changes in the Terms of Service.
1. Purpose and Description of Services
TxtImpact provides clients with a means of communicating with mobile phones and Internet users. To use our Services, you select a unique keyword. The use of such keyword in the TxtImpact service does not grant you ownership of such keyword. TxtImpact retains ownership of all keywords in its service and provides it to you for the period of time agreed upon, and paid for when joining service. TxtImpact may determine, in its sole discretion, to limit the use of the Services, add data storage limitations, change fees for the Services or otherwise modify the Services in the future. You acknowledge and agree that these changes may take place and that TxtImpact shall have no liability stemming from such changes. Any additions or modifications to the Services shall be in the sole discretion of TxtImpact and will be subject to these Terms of Service. You are solely responsible for any fees, charges and expenses incurred by you in accessing and using the Services – including, but not limited to, standard text messaging charges that will depend on the plan that you have with your wireless carrier. TxtImpact uses reasonable efforts to ensure that the Services are available on a 24/7 basis. However, there will be occasions when the Service will be interrupted for maintenance, upgrades and emergency repairs or due to failure of telecommunications links and equipment that are beyond the control of TxtImpact. By using the Services you agree that TxtImpact shall not be liable to you for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Services. All materials displayed on the Site including, but not limited to text, graphics, news articles, charts, presentations, User communications photographs, images and illustrations, shall be referred to herein as “Content.” TxtImpact attempts to maintain a website that is absent of offensive, indecent or objectionable Content. You understand that by using TxtImpact, you may be exposed to this Content. Under no circumstances will TxtImpact be liable in any way for any Content, including, but not limited to, the subject matter of any Content, any errors or omissions in any Content, or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Content posted, emailed, transmitted or otherwise made available via TxtImpact. By sending a text message to a keyword on short code 27126, you expressly agree to receive promotional communications by SMS, and may stop receiving them by sending a text message with the word STOP, END, or QUIT to the short code 27126.
2. Restrictions on the use of the Services
By using the Services you agree that you will not: (a) Use the Services for any illegal purpose; (b) Upload, email or otherwise transmit any User Content that is unlawful, obscene, harmful, threatening, defamatory or hateful or that contains objects or symbols of hate, invade the privacy of any third party, contain nudity or child erotica, or is otherwise objectionable. (c) Upload, email or otherwise transmit any User Content that you do not have the lawful right to transmit (including any User Content that would violate any confidentiality or fiduciary obligations that you might have with respect to the content) or any User Content that infringes the intellectual or proprietary rights of any third party; or (d) Interfere with or disrupt (or attempt to interfere with or disrupt) web pages available at the Site or servers or networks connected to the Site, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the Site. TxtImpact reserves the right at all times to terminate your account, and delete any and all Content at, in whole or in part, for any reason including, but not limited to, violations of these Terms of Service. If you do violate these Terms of Service, TxtImpact reserves the right to share any information with any third party. In addition, TxtImpact reserves the right at all times to disclose any User Content as necessary to satisfy any law, regulation, governmental request or partner request, in its sole discretion.
3. Age Requirements and Limitations on Use of Services
Users of the Services must be at least 13 years of age. Children under the age of 13 are not permitted to use the Service and no information of children under the age of 13 will be knowingly collected by TxtImpact. If TxtImpact determines that it has collected personal information of children under the age of 13, TxtImpact will immediately delete such information.
4. Trademarks and Copyrights
All trademarks, brands and service marks used in conjunction with the Services by TxtImpact shall be the property of TxtImpact. TxtImpact shall be the owner of all copyright and database rights in the Services. You may not publish, distribute, extract or reproduce any such content in any material form, except as it relates to the personal use of the Services. This license does not apply to any third party content stored at TxtImpact. Permission for use of such content must be obtained from the copyright owner. TxtImpact claims no ownership interest in the User Content. User Content means any Content created or contributed to the Site by any user of the Services. You acknowledge and agree that if you contribute any User Content, including any widgets, you grant to TxtImpact a perpetual, non exclusive worldwide, royalty-free, transferable right and license to use in any way such User Content (including all related intellectual property rights) to provide the Services.
5. Copyright Infringement
TxtImpact respects the intellectual property rights of others. However, you agree that TxtImpact is not responsible for any violations of any intellectual property rights in any User Content. If you believe that your intellectual property rights have been infringed by another party please contact TxtImpact via the email address: support@txtImpact.com
6. Payment, Refund, Cancellation, and Termination
A valid credit card is required for paying accounts. You will be billed monthly starting on the day after your account was initially created. The Service is billed in advance on a monthly basis and is non-refundable. There will be no refunds or credits for partial months of service, upgrade/downgrade refunds, or refunds for months unused with an open account. In order to treat everyone equally, no exceptions will be made. All fees are exclusive of all taxes, levies, or duties imposed by taxing authorities, and you shall be responsible for payment of all such taxes, levies, or duties, excluding only United States (federal or state) taxes. You are solely responsible for properly canceling your account. An email or phone request to cancel your account is considered sufficient, as long as it has been acknowledged by TxtImpact. If you have a multi-month contract in place, you will be responsible for submitting payment throughout the remainder of your contract term. All of your Content will be immediately deleted from the Service upon cancellation. This information cannot be recovered once your account is cancelled. If you cancel the Service before the end of your current paid up month, your cancellation will take effect immediately and you will not be charged again. TxtImpact, in its sole discretion, has the right to suspend or terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future use of the Service, or any other TxtImpact service, for any reason at any time. Such termination of the Service will result in the deactivation or deletion of your Account or your access to your Account, and the forfeiture and relinquishment of all contents in your Account. TxtImpact reserves the right to refuse service to anyone for any reason at any time.
7. Disclaimer of Warranty and Limitations of Liability
TxtImpact expressly disclaims any responsibility or liability for the use of the Services by you. THE SERVICES, CONTENT, SITE AND ANY SOFTWARE ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON HOW LONG AN IMPLIED WARRANTY LASTS, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL TxtImpact BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY USER ON ACCOUNT OF THAT USER’S USE OR MISUSE OF AND RELIANCE ON THE SITE OR SERVICES. SUCH LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SHALL APPLY TO PREVENT RECOVERY OF DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, AND PUNITIVE DAMAGES (EVEN IF TxtImpact HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES). SUCH LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SHALL APPLY WHETHER THE DAMAGES ARISE FROM USE OR MISUSE OF AND RELIANCE ON THE SITE OR SERVICES, FROM INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICES, OR FROM THE INTERRUPTION, SUSPENSION, OR TERMINATION OF THE SERVICES OR DAMAGES INCURRED BY REASON OF OTHER SERVICES OR GOODS RECEIVED THROUGH OR ADVERTISED ON THE SERVICES. THE FOREGOING DISCLAIMERS, WAIVERS AND LIMITATIONS SHALL APPLY NOTWITHSTANDING ANY FAILURE OF ESSENTIAL PURPOSE OF ANY LIMITED REM
You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless TxtImpact and its subsidiaries and other affiliated companies, and their employees, officers, directors, contractors, agents, licensors and suppliers, from all liabilities, losses, damages, claims, costs and expenses, including reasonable attorney’s fees, that arise from (i) use or misuse of the Services or any person to whom you have granted access to the Services, (ii) your violation of any of these Terms of Service, or (iii) any other activity related to your account (including negligent or wrongful conduct). TxtImpact reserves the right, at it own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to defense by you, in which event you will cooperate with TxtImpact and its counsel in the conduct of such defense.
9. Forum and Choice of Law
These Terms of Service shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New Jersey, without regard to its conflicts of law rules. You expressly agree that the exclusive jurisdiction for any claim or action arising out of or relating to these Terms of Service or your use of the Service shall be filed only in the federal courts located in the State of New Jersey, or state courts located in the county of Mercer and you further agree and submit to the exercise of personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purpose of litigating any such claim or action. You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to use of the Services or these Terms of Service must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred.
10. Entire Agreement
These Terms of Service constitute the entire agreement between the you, the user, and TxtImpact with respect to the subject matter contained herein and supersedes any other agreement, proposals and communications, written or oral, between TxtImpact and you with respect to the subject matter hereof. If a court should find that one or more rights or provisions contained in these Terms of Service are invalid, you agree that the remainder of the Terms of Service shall be enforceable.