CriminalPages.com Terms of Service
Effective: March 19, 2009
PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION CAREFULLY. IT CONTAINS IMPORTANT DETAILS OUTLINING YOUR RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS, AS WELL AS OUR DISPUTE RESOLUTION CLAUSE.
This Terms of Service agreement (“Agreement”) is legally binding between you and CriminalPages.com™ (“we,” “our”), and governs your use of the CriminalPages.com™ website (“the Website”):
Agreement to Terms
and other policies, which you agree to by using the Website. Every time you utilize the services of the Website, your acceptance of the most current Terms of Service is reaffirmed. You may avoid being bound by this Agreement by discontinuing your use of the Website. However, you may not purchase any services on the Website unless and until you accept the terms of this Agreement.
CriminalPages.com™ may change the terms contained in the Agreement at any time with our sole discretion and act of will; you may not be directly informed of any such changes. Modified terms in this Agreement are effective immediately upon creation and posting, and your continued use of the Website implies your express consent and agreement to the most recent Terms of Service.
It is your sole responsibility to ensure you are informed of any changes to the Terms of Service, so please review them occasionally. If you do not agree at any time with modifications to the Terms of Service, you may remedy this by discontinuing your use of the Website.
Data on the Website
You may conduct various searches of public records using the Website. However, we do not create these records nor have control over the accuracy of the data provided as results of these searches (the “Data”). The Data also may not be complete at times.
You may refer to the Warranties section, found below, for more information regarding this subject. Any disputes or questions about Data or the accuracy of it should be directed to the responsible and official record keeping office.
Use of Data
Using the Website to conduct any searches causes you to represent and warrant that you will only use the Website and resulting Data for lawful purposes. These purposes may include, but are not limited to, the following: (a)prevention of fraud; (b)verification of assets; (c)locating criminals, witnesses, beneficiaries or heirs; (d) conducting research for debt collection purposes; (e)child support enforcement; and (f)complying with all federal, state and local laws and regulations.
Furthermore, you represent and warrant that you will not use the Website and Data for any unlawful purposes, including but not limited to the following: (a)stalking/harassing any person; (b)obtaining and requesting information under false pretenses; (c)any purpose which is prohibited by law (“Unlawful Purposes”).
You further agree that you will not access, reproduce or duplicate in any way, sell or resell, transfer or exploit the Data for any commercial purposes.
PLEASE NOTE: CriminalPages.com™ is not a consumer reporting agency as defined under the Fair Credit reporting Act (“FCRA”), and the information in our databases has not been collected in whole or in part for the purpose of furnishing consumer reports, as defined in the FCRA. You may not use the Website or Data to : (a)establish an individual’s eligibility for personal credit or insurance; (b)assess risks associated with existing consumer credit obligations; or (c)evaluate an individual for employment, promotion, promotion, reassignment or retention (including employment of household workers such as nannies, housekeepers, or contractors) or in conjunction with assessing the merits of entering into any other personal business transaction with another individual (“Unauthorized Purposes”).
Copyrights and Trademarks
The Website and any information it contains are owned exclusively by CriminalPages.com™ and/or its licensors. This includes but is not limited to any graphics and editorial content (“CriminalPages.com™ Content”). CriminalPages.com™ Content is protected by copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret and other laws. The Website and its licensors own and retain all rights and the worldwide copyright in CriminalPages.com™ solely and exclusively. These rights shall remain intact for the duration of such as outlined by each country, in all languages, throughout the universe.
You hereby agree not to use the Website in any way except as a compliant user as defined in this Agreement. You also agree not to create other works based on CriminalPages.com™, modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute, redistribute or exploit CriminalPages.com™ in any way that is not authorized. This can include, but is not limited to, trespassing upon or burdening network capacity. Any proprietary notices which are downloaded or printed from the Website shall also not be deleted or altered in any way.
Any brand or product name contained in the Website is trademarked by its respective owner. You may not use any marks or logos seen throughout CriminalPages.com™ without express permission given by the owner of said trademark, unless permitted by applicable laws.
Data accessed via the Website is maintained by third parties, and we do not create, verify or guarantee the Data’s accuracy or sufficiency, completeness or appropriateness. CriminalPages.com™ is not necessarily affiliated with, endorsed by or compensated by these parties.
THE DATA AND INFORMATION PROVIDED ON THE WEBSITE IS DONE SO “AS IS” WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED. UNDER ALL APPLICABLE LAWS, CRIMINALPAGES.COM™DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED. THIS INCLUDES BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, PHYSICAL OR OTHER FITNESS FOR A SPECIFIC PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, OR OTHER VIOLATION OF A PARTY’S RIGHTS. YOUR USE OF THE DATA IS DONE SO AT YOUR OWN RISK, AS CRIMINALPAGES.COM™ DOES NOT WARRANTY OR PROVIDE REPRESENTATIONS CONCERNING THE USE, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY OR VALIDITY OF THE DATA OR ANY RESULT OF USING THE DATA.
Limitation of Liability
Should any dispute with CriminalPages.com™ arise, your exclusive remedy and our liability is to discontinue your use and/or privileges of the Website. We and our vendors will not be held liable for indirect, special, incidental, consequential or exemplary damage resulting from your use of the Website, as well as for any claim arising from and related to your use of the Website. The exclusion of these types of damages may include, but are not limited to, damages for lost profits, lost data, loss of goodwill, work stoppage, computer failure or malfunction or any other commercial damages or losses. This is true regardless of the legal or equitable theory upon which the claim is based, or if we had been notified of the possibility of such damages. In states and other jurisdictions which do not allow liability to be limited or excluded for consequential or incidental damages, our liability, as well as that of our vendors, will be limited to the applicable statutes.
How to Update or Change Your Information or Preferences
We would like your information and preferences to be accurate, complete and up to date. If you need to correct, modify or update your information and/or preferences previously provided to us, you may download this form
and fax it to us.
You hereby agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless from any loss, liability, claim or demand, the following: CriminalPages.com™, its directors, officers, employees, affiliates, agents, contractors, licensors and subsidiaries. This indemnification agreement applies to any and all damages including reasonable attorneys’ fees, resulting from such claims of a third party as a result of (a)your violation of this Agreement during the use of the Website or Data; (b)using the Website or Data for unlawful/unauthorized purposes; and/or (c)your violation of any law, rights of a third party or breach of this Agreement.
At all times we reserve the right to restrict or terminate your account and/or your ability to access the Website, without limitation, for any reason or no reason whatsoever. This may include termination because we consider your use of the Data and Website to be unacceptable or to be in violation of this Agreement. In addition, we are under no obligation to provide you with a warning prior to this termination or restriction. Should a third party cause your account or access to be terminated or restricted, we will not be held liable to you or the third party. Furthermore, we reserve the right to terminate any website or specific content of any website without notice or liability.
Hyperlinks may be contained in the Website to third-party sites as a convenience. These sites are not controlled or endorsed in any way by us, including any goods or services sold through these third-party locations. In fact, some of these third-party websites may contain objectionable, unlawful or inaccurate material. You hereby agree and acknowledge that we are not liable for any content or material found on these third-party sites.
Use of Ideas Submitted
You agree that we may use any comments, suggestions, information, concepts, reviews, techniques or other information in any communication you send to CriminalPages.com™ or share with a representative (“the Ideas”). You also agree that we have no obligation to compensate you for the Ideas, regardless of whether we use them for commercial purposes. This can include unlimited use of the Ideas to develop or market products and services on the Website.
Any dispute arising from the use of and/or concerning this Agreement, the Website and Data, shall be resolved via arbitration in Boston, Massachusetts, in accordance with the Commercial Arbitration Rules of the American Arbitration Association. The Arbitrator(s) shall pass judgment, which may be entered in any court which has jurisdiction of such matters. Agreeing to this binding arbitration waivers your right to a trial by jury, and you further acknowledge that this arbitration agreement is voluntary and not legally required. Should any arbitration or legal claim arise from either party concerning our fees or other costs, the prevailing party is also entitled to collection of reasonable attorneys’ fees, in addition to any other monetary relief which may be rewarded.
If any court of authority finds any part of this Agreement to be invalid, the validity of remaining provisions in the Agreement shall not be affected and remain in full force and effect. No waiver of any provision in this Agreement shall also be a continuing waiver of such or any other provisions.
All Data, materials, features, products and services offered by the Website may be added to, changed or withdrawn without advance notice.
Neither we nor the Website is affiliated with the U.S. Government or any government agency at the federal or state level.