Welcome to ShareThis! We offer You ShareThis for your personal enjoyment on the condition that You agree to abide by the following terms.
BY ACCESSING AND USING SHARETHIS, YOU AGREE TO THESE TERMS OF SERVICE.
About These Terms
ShareThis, Inc. is an online interactive service for sharing and exchanging digital information ("ShareThis Applications" or "ShareThis"). These Terms serve as an agreement between You (the "User") and Us (ShareThis), which You are accepting online, and which govern your use of ShareThis features and software ("Agreement"). Since the ShareThis Applications comprise an online interactive service, You agree that We may provide You with important information and terms electronically, either by email or by posting such notices online. You may not use the ShareThis Applications unless You comply with these Terms.
As the ShareThis Applications and ShareThis offerings evolve, We may need to modify these Terms from time to time. You agree that We may modify these Terms at any time. Therefore, You should review these Terms regularly to learn about any changes. Your ongoing use of ShareThis after We post changes to this Agreement means that You accept the new Terms.
Here are your eligibility requirements for ShareThis: (a) for features that require registration, You must complete the registration process and agree to these Terms; (b) all contact information You submit must be true, complete, and up to date; and (c) You must be 13 years or older. We reserve the right to refuse service or to terminate accounts for any user and to change eligibility requirements at any time. We may refuse the use of any user name that We determine is unacceptable, for any reason.
You have the following responsibilities when You use ShareThis. You must keep your log-in information confidential. You must comply with all applicable laws and these Terms. You may not violate the rights of others. You are responsible for maintaining, at your own expense, the equipment and Internet access that You will need to use ShareThis. You must back up, at your own expense, any data, such as contact information, files, and other data that You desire to keep.
The content and software offered by or through ShareThis are owned by Us, our suppliers and others who post or make available such materials. The content and software are protected by copyright and other intellectual property laws and treaties. We and our suppliers reserve all rights not specifically granted to You. You may not reverse engineer, decompile, or disassemble any aspect of ShareThis. You may not modify, adapt, or create derivative works from ShareThis. Do not remove proprietary notices. Do not help anyone else to do any of the things prohibited in this paragraph.
Your Rights to Use ShareThis
We offer You the following rights to use ShareThis provided that You continue to comply with the terms of this agreement. We offer You ShareThis (including its content, software and services) on a personal, limited, and non-exclusive basis for personal and lawful use only. You may not transfer these rights to anyone else. If the service includes any download of software, You may download and install one copy of such software only on those computers that You directly own or lease. You may access the service only through the software, interfaces and protocols provided or authorized by Us.
About Our Software
We may automatically update software on your computer to improve the performance and capabilities of such software. Any updates We provide will be at our discretion; We are under no obligation to provide You with any error corrections, updates or bug fixes. Any software provided as part of ShareThis is a "commercial item," as that term is defined in 48 C.F.R. 2.101, consisting of "commercial computer software" and "commercial computer software documentation," as such terms are used in 48 C.F.R. 12.212 (Sept. 1995). Consistent with 48 C.F.R. 12.212 and 48 C.F.R. 27.405(b)(2) (June 1998) and 48 C.F.R. 227.7202, all U.S. Government end users acquire the software with only those rights as set forth herein.
The laws of the United States and other countries apply to ShareThis, which prohibit the export or re-export of content, products, services and technology to certain countries and persons. You agree to comply with these laws and regulations at your own expense. You assume sole responsibility for any unauthorized exportation.
We will not claim ownership in any content or materials that You post or submit through ShareThis. We do not read your private online communications. However, by posting or submitting content or materials on public areas of the ShareThis service, such as public message boards, etc., You are giving Us permission to use your submission in connection with the operation of ShareThis, including the right to copy, transmit, publicly display and reformat your submissions on ShareThis. We welcome feedback, suggestions and comments from our users ("Suggestions"). However, if You provide any Suggestions to Us, You agree that We may use your Suggestions in any manner We determine, at our discretion, and without compensation or limitations of any kind.
ShareThis is supported by advertising revenue. Some of the advertisements may be targeted, but please be assured that We will not permit our advertisers and ad networks to collect or store information from ShareThis that can be identified with You personally. As consideration for your use of ShareThis, You consent to our placements of such advertising.
Rules of Conduct
In order to make ShareThis accessible and a positive experience for all users, and to protect the rights of others (e.g., their rights of privacy and other legal rights), You agree to abide by the following rules of conduct. You may not submit, offer links from, share, post or transmit through the service any material, or otherwise engage in any conduct that:
You may not submit -- or cause to submit -- anything that is false or that You know is inaccurate.
We may take any legal action and/or implement technical remedies to prevent the violation of this Agreement.
You may not use ShareThis to transmit, directly or indirectly, any spam or other form of unsolicited bulk communications. You may not harvest information about our users for the purpose of sending, or to facilitate the sending, of unsolicited bulk communications. You may not induce or allow others to use ShareThis to violate the terms of this section. We may terminate your access or use of ShareThis immediately and take any other legal action if You, or anyone using your access to ShareThis, violates these provisions. We may implement any technical remedies at our sole discretion to prevent unsolicited bulk communications from entering, utilizing, or remaining within our network system.
We Are not Obligated for Content Provided by Others
We are not liable for content or materials that are provided by others, including our advertisers. We are not responsible for content on the Internet. We have no duty to pre-screen content. We reserve the right to remove content from ShareThis for any reason, but We are not responsible for any failure or delay in removing such material.
If You believe that your work has been copied and is accessible on the service in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please contact Us by sending an email to email@example.com to report possible copyright infringement. In your email, You must provide Us with the following information:
Share Icon; Trademarks.
ShareThis, Inc., is the owner of the SHARETHIS name, mark and ShareThis share icon ("Share Icon"). In order to facilitate the standardization of multiple source and destination sharing, ShareThis offers the Share Icon for general use without requiring a formal trademark or service license. Even still, ShareThis, Inc., maintains a quality control program related to use and retains all right, title, and interest in and to its trademarks and other intellectual property. The complete Share Icon Guidelines ("Guidelines") can be found at: http://sharethis.com/usage-guidelines.
We make no representation that ShareThis is appropriate or available for use in locations outside the United States. Accessing ShareThis from territories where the service is illegal is prohibited.
Terms for Purchases
We may offer, from time to time, services and products for a fee. You agree to pay all fees and charges that You incur subject to the payment terms that will be disclosed to You at the time You make your purchases. When You make a purchase from Us, You must provide Us with a payment method. You must be authorized to use the payment method. You authorize Us (1) to charge You for any purchases You make from Us using your payment method, and (2) for Us to charge You for any paid feature of the service for which You choose to sign up or use. Prices and availability of any products or services are subject to change at any time.
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
WE PROVIDE SHARETHIS "AS-IS," "WITH ALL FAULTS" AND "AS AVAILABLE." WE DO NOT GUARANTEE THE ACCURACY OR TIMELINESS OF SHARETHIS. WE GIVE NO EXPRESS WARRANTIES, GUARANTEES OR CONDITIONS. WE DISCLAIM ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING THOSE OF MERCHANTABILITY, ACCURACY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, WORKMANLIKE EFFORT AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY FOR ANY DISPUTE WITH US OR YOUR USE OF SHARETHIS IS TO DISCONTINUE YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE. WE, OUR OWNERS, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES, AND AGENTS, SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES ARISING FROM YOUR USE OF, INABILITY TO USE, OR RELIANCE UPON SHARETHIS, EVEN IF WE KNEW OR SHOULD HAVE KNOWN OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Us, our owners, employees, representatives and agents from all liabilities, claims, and expenses -- including attorney's fees -- that arise from your use or misuse of ShareThis.
These terms make up the entire agreement between You and Us regarding your use of ShareThis. We may assign this contract, in whole or in part, at any time, with or without notice to You. You may not assign this contract, or any part of it, to any other person. You agree that the laws of Ohio govern these terms and any claim or dispute that You may have against Us. You further agree that any disputes or claims that You may have against Us will be resolved by a court located in Franklin County, State of Ohio, and You agree and submit to the exercise of personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purpose of litigating any such claim or action. If for any reason a court finds that any provision or portion of these terms is unenforceable, the remainder of these terms will continue in full force and effect.
Last updated: 10-05-2012