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The Legal Notices presented on any website are important because they define the mutual agreement that visitors and organizations share. Please read this information carefully.

Also keep in mind as you read these terms that they are affecting your view of our organization in a profound way. The same is true for anyone reading the policies and notices provided on your site as well.

Legal Notices

By utilizing either the free services provided by WebsiteSecure.org or by becoming a client of WebsiteSecure.org, you implicitly agree to the following terms and conditions. We have done our best to create a service agreement that is fair and completely transparent so that it can be easily understood and so that our organization can continue to take pride in the standards we set for ourselves. We firmly believe that changing the world begins by looking in the mirror and holding oneself to a higher standard.


Terms of Service Agreement

ATTENTION: PLEASE READ THESE TERMS OF SERVICE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS WEBSITE. YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE INDICATES THAT YOU ACCEPT THESE TERMS AS STATED. IF YOU DO NOT ACCEPT THESE TERMS OF SERVICE, DO NOT USE THIS WEBSITE.


1. Site Usage
WebsiteSecure.org is a website operated as a service to consumers, merchants, investors and visitors. Usage of the website is always subject to the following terms of service and compliance with the stated terms is a mutually agreed requirement of anyone making use of the website. WebsiteSecure.org does make changes and modifications to our Terms Of Service periodically and without prior notice. Our goal is to continue to provide a valuable service to clients and consumers and our Terms Of Service reflect those goals.


2. Contact Information
Any questions, suggestions, complaints or correspondence regarding these Terms of Service or other matters of legal importance should be directed to legal@websitesecure.org. Please remember to include valid contact information in your communications if you wish to receive a reply and state within the email whether or not you wish to be issued a reply.


3. Proper Usage
You may view and print information found within the contents of the website provided that it will be used solely for informational purposes. All intellectual property rights of the materials viewed or printed from the website remain the property of WebsiteSecure.org and no explicit or implied transfer of rights occurs. The content you use from the website may not be amended or otherwise altered in any way and you agree not to reproduce, disseminate, publish or make use of the materials in any other unapproved manner.

The Website Secure Certification Seal, Site Logo and other graphical representations displayed on the website are the sole property of WebsiteSecure.org and may not be altered, published or disseminated in any way without the express written consent of WebsiteSecure.org.

The WebsiteSecure.org name as well as the website look-and-feel are proprietary elements of our core business and may not be utilized improperly. Improper use includes usage in meta-tags, search engine optimization techniques, images or any other depictions whatsoever.

By using this website you agree that upon notice from WebsiteSecure.org you will immediately remove any proprietary images, text or other aspects of the WebsiteSecure.org brand that you may have downloaded, printed or otherwise made use of with or without prior consent from WebsiteSecure.org


4. Products and Services
WebsiteSecure.org does sell specific products and services to customers. Customers are explicitly authorized to make limited use of the site content that specifically pertains to the product or service they have purchased. That specific limited use does not extend to any other aspect of the website and does not include any transfer of intellectual property rights whatsoever. WebsiteSecure.org reserves the right to terminate the usage of our property by any customer if for any reason we believe the continued usage would be harmful to our brand. Revocation of usage rights is immediate and without any monetary compensation. Customers who believe their limited use has been revoked unfairly may contact legal@websitesecure.org to appeal the decision and receive a final determination from WebsiteSecure.org.


5. Mutual Communication
Any information you send, post, email or otherwise communicate to WebsiteSecure.org via the website is mutually considered to be neither confidential nor proprietary in any way. Information or materials submitted by you to WebsiteSecure.org may be used, published or included within the website, ancillary advertisements or other external applications in whatever way WebsiteSecure.org determines to be fair use.

All communication by you with WebsiteSecure.org must be genuine. The use of false email addresses, impersonations, spoofing, phishing techniques, data mining, malware, software viruses, spam mail or other malicious communication practices is strictly prohibited and constitutes an explicit breach of this Terms Of Service agreement. Malicious communication will be reported to all authorities having jurisdiction for the purpose of seeking full civil restitution and criminal penalties.

You are encouraged to submit feedback and other content provided that the content is not obscene, illegal, threatening or infringing upon the rights of others including but not limited to their privacy or intellectual property. Any content or information you submit includes a free perpetual and irrevocable royalty-free right of WebsiteSecure.org, its subsidiaries and assigns. WebsiteSecure.org, its subsidiaries and assigns may reproduce, republish, amend, use, adapt, translate, disseminate or create other derivative works from the content for display in any commercial or personal manner alone or with the WebsiteSecure.org brand, logo, seal, text or other additional materials. This grant of rights is enforceable internationally and includes the use of all existing or future formats including but not limited to software, web publishing, print media, radio and television.

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless WebsiteSecure.org, its employees, subsidiaries, assigns, attorneys and agents against all claims by all parties including expenses, imposed liabilities, financial losses, costs, damages and reasonable attorneys' fees that may result from any content or information you submit.


6. Copyright
All aspects of the WebsiteSecure.org website, text, design, artwork and branding are property of WebsiteSecure.org and are fully protected by United States copyright law and international treaty provisions. WebsiteSecure.org explicitly reserves all rights in all aspects of its intellectual property, site content, marketing materials and related branding.

WebsiteSecure.org does utilize marketing materials including websites, PDF presentations, radio ads and still images that draw upon the efforts of third party providers, designers, voice actors and models. The appearance or likeness of anyone is not to be deemed an endorsement of our services or intended to suggest that any particular model or voice actor is a full time employee of WebsiteSecure.org

The WebsiteSecure.org brand and certification seal are fully protected registered trademarks of WebsiteSecure.org properly filed with all authorities having jurisdiction and are diligently protected by our legal department. WebsiteSecure.org will pursue all remedies available to deter, prohibit or resolve any misuse of our intellectual property by any entity failing to abide by our terms of service, legal notices or company policies. We appreciate your assistance and ask that you contact our offices any time you discover the misuse of our certification seals, name or branding. Information leading to successful prosecution may also result in a monetary reward for anyone providing actionable details relevant to the matter.


7. Copyright Complaints
If you believe that your work has been unfairly used in any way that constitutes copyright infringement, please contact legal@websitesecure.org and we will make every effort to address the matter quickly and decisively. We do not intend to use or misuse the intellectual property of others without consent in any way.


8. Disclaimer
WebsiteSecure.org explicitly denies any warrant of marketability and does not warrant that any portion, product or content contained on this website or any other aspect of websitesecure.org is entirely accurate, current, reliable, complete or error-free. While we do make every effort to provide a quality website for our visitors, customers and investors, we also acknowledge that no amount of effort and time can guarantee a perfect or complete result.

THEREFORE: ALL SERVICES AND PRODUCTS PROVIDED BY WEBSITESECURE.ORG ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. WEBSITESECURE.ORG DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS OR NONINFRINGEMENT. WEBSITESECURE.ORG, ITS SUBSIDIARIES, OWNERS, ASSIGNS AND AGENTS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, LIQUIDATED OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN DAMAGES. THEREFORE, SOME ASPECTS OF THIS DISCLAIMER MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU AND YOU MIGHT HAVE ADDITIONAL RIGHTS. IN THAT INSTANCE, THIS AGREEMENT IS SEVERABLE AND ANY PORTION OF IT CONSTRUED TO BE UNENFORCEABLE SHALL NOT WEAKEN OR INFRINGE UPON THE ENFORCEABILITY OF ALL OTHER ASPECTS OF THIS TERMS OF SERVICE AGREEMENT.


9. Severability
If any provision of this Terms of Service agreement is held to be invalid or unenforceable, the agreement is mutually considered to be severable and therefore that determination will not adversely affect the remainder of the agreement. The Terms of Service agreement shall be amended to the minimum extent necessary to make it valid and enforceable in its entirety.


10. Electronic Linking & Third-Party Content
WebsiteSecure.org makes use of electronic internet hyperlinks that allow users to conveniently find and visit websites owned by unrelated third-party merchants and other website owners. When you use these links, you leave our website. WebsiteSecure.org does not endorse, control, support, guarantee or warrant any of the materials and offers made by other websites and website owners. By use of this website, you agree that WebsiteSecure.org has not and does not make any representations about endorsing the content or offers of other websites and their owners.

It is solely the responsibility of each consumer to evaluate whether or not any particular website, offer, membership or product is worthy of patronage. The information provided by WebsiteSecure.org is intended to assist consumers with that decision by giving them access to information in a convenient manner. However, that shall not be confused with replacing or reassignment of the intrinsic responsibilities that exist between the consumer and the actual business owner making an offer. Any purchase of products or services by you is made at your own risk, freely and without any express or implied guarantee from WebsiteSecure.org. Any dispute arising from any transaction(s) you engage in, whether they be before or after visiting WebsiteSecure.org, shall be between you and the merchant making that particular offer. WebsiteSecure.org shall not be liable for any loss or damage of any sort associated with your use, misuse, dissatisfaction or complaint relating to third-party content. WebsiteSecure.org will neither indemnify nor defend any consumer or merchant in claims arising from their interactions.

By using the WebsiteSecure.org website or any related marketing materials, you explicitly agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless WebsiteSecure.org, its employees, owners, attorneys and agents against all claims, expenses, liabilities, losses, costs and damages including reasonable attorneys' fees arising in connection with your use of WebsiteSecure.org, or any product or service hyperlinked or resulting from content you purchase, submit or otherwise make use thereof.


11. Testing And Investigation
By becoming a client of WebsiteSecure.org, you expressly agree that WebsiteSecure.org and its staff may perform 'test joins' or 'test purchases' on your website. You further agree that your site(s) may be scanned, joined, logged into, screenshotted, saved, downloaded, archived, monitored and otherwise inspected for the purpose of ensuring continual full compliance with WebsiteSecure.org standards. If infractions of those standards are found, you will be notified and given an opportunity to cure those infractions. If infractions continue to exist or repeated violations of our standards are found, WebsiteSecure.org may revoke any and all services provided including but not limited to the use of our proprietary certification seal. No refund of inspection fees shall be due or payable and the revocation shall be performed at the sole discretion of WebsiteSecure.org and its management. You waive all rights to compensation via legal proceedings for revocation and agree to limit your appeals to contact with WebsiteSecure.org specifically.


12. Applicable Laws
This agreement is governed by the Laws of the State of New York.