Articlesmart.com Terms of Service
Before using the Articlesmart.com website (Articlesmart.com), please read this agreement carefully, as your use of the Articlesmart.com website constitutes your acceptance of ALL terms of this agreement.
(Note: definitions are at the end of the document)
Users and User Account
Warranties and indemnifications
Limitation of Liability
To the fullest extent permissible under applicable law, Articlesmart.com will have no liability, and any User waives any claim, based on the Website, its performance and functions, the services provided thereon, any Content or other material posted on the Website, or any transaction or Sale transacted through the Website. Articlesmart.com is to be considered as offering “mere conduit”, and its liabilities (if any) are restricted to offering the technical possibility of accessing the platform, subject to availability of the Internet, and the User’s ability to access and use the functionality of the Website. Articlesmart.com will never be liable for any breakdown of the Website, interruption or malfunction of the services provided through the Website, or any other malfunction or technical issues related to the operation of the Website. Articlesmart.com will never be responsible for any links to third party websites, or any other connection to or interaction with third party materials or functionality. Users specifically waive any liability towards Articlesmart.com for any Content posted on the Website. Under no circumstances will Articlesmart.com be liable for any indirect losses, including any loss of business or loss of profit. To the extent permitted by applicable law, in any event will Articlesmart.com liability be limited to the lesser of the total value of monetary value paid to or by a User during the six months preceding the cause of liability.
Procedure in case of alleged infringement
Articlesmart.com encourages users to report any alleged abuse or infringement of any rights (including but not limited to Intellectual Property Rights) by any Content or any other material posted on the Website. Such report must be done by using the appropriate functionality made available on the Website (typically, a “report abuse” button or function). Such report must contain all appropriate information allowing Articlesmart.com to usefully assess whether there is a realistic risk that any abuse or infringement has taken place. Articlesmart.com will have the right, but not the duty, to take any appropriate action as it deems fit, in its absolute discretion, resulting from such report. Such action may include disclosing the identity and Personal Data of the alleged infringing User to the User claiming abuse, in order to allow such User claiming abuse to take appropriate steps against the alleged infringing User. Articlesmart.com will never be liable for such disclosure, or its possible effects or consequences.
Data Protection and Privacy
Articlesmart.com is entitled to set up a system of quality ratings, in order to allow Users to have visibility on how other Users rate the quality of certain Content. Articlesmart.com will have no liability in respect of this rating system, and is under no obligation to provide any feedback or explanation to User inquiries in this respect.
Content: Content material offered for Sale on the Website, which will typically consist of copywriting material, such as would commonly be used
for blog posts, website articles, etc. by owners or publishers thereof. Articlesmart.com may include new categories of content material into this definition at any time.
Intellectual Property Rights: means rights of exclusive or restrictive use, such as patents, designs, models, drawings, copyrights, software rights, database rights, trade marks, services marks, know-how, web domain names, trade names (all whether registered or not, and including any applications thereto) and in general all rights of a same or similar nature, anywhere in the world including all extensions, reversions, revivals and renewals thereof.
Minimum Payout Threshold: the minimum net amount payable to a Writer, necessary to trigger actual payment duty on Articlesmart.com. Except if stated otherwise on the Website, the amount is equal to $25 USD.
Purchaser: a User who purchases Content through the Website.
Website: The website through which Articlesmart.com offers its services online, currently www.articlesmart.com, or any successor or other URL indicated by Articlesmart.com from time to time.
Writer: a User who offers Content for Sale through the Website.