Terms & Conditions: USE OF SITE AND/OR SERVICE

USE OF SITE AND/OR SERVICE

Overview

Accountancy Group network sites (“Sites”) and the services provided (“Service”) are maintained and operated by Accountancy Group, LLC and/or its affiliates (“us”, “we”, “our”, “the Company”). In the context of this agreement, “Accountancy Group”, shall mean Accountancy Group, LLC and Accountancy Group network sites.

Accountancy Group provides  a suite of web applications designed to simplify the way of doing accounting in scientific way.  If you breach any of the Terms in these Terms of Service (“Terms”), your authorization to use these Sites or these Services automatically terminates.

We may revise these Terms of Service at any time and you agree to be bound by the revised Terms. Any modification will become effective when it is first posted to the Sites. You are responsible to return to the Terms of Service from time to time to review the most current terms and conditions. We may notify you by either posting a new version of this Term of Service, notifying visitors on the Sites that a new version has been posted, or by e-mail to the last known address on file. You can send e-mail with any questions relating to these Terms of service to Accountancy Group.com support.

Under this agreement, “Services” shall mean any of the Internet based or other services offered by the Company, including, but not limited to, those listed at the bottom of this Agreement, whether through a website owned or controlled by the Company, through a social networking system, a mobile application, on your cell phone or otherwise. “User Contributed Content” shall mean each and every item of content or other material (whether images, links, documents, text, writings, photographs, graphics, videos, greeting cards, “Skins”, “Sketches”, or files) uploaded by a user through the Service or otherwise integrated into the Service by a user. “User Created Art” shall mean any intellectual property created by a user as part of his or her use of the Service.

Use of the Sites – What Accountancy Group Provides

The Company grants to you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, revocable limited license to use the Service and related software and to display the results of such Service. You agree not to copy or distribute the content of the Service except as specifically allowed in these Terms. You also agree that you have no right to access, view or alter any source code or object code of the Company.

The Company grants you a limited revocable license to post a copy of your User Created Content, on your own personal web site or on a third party web site that complies with all applicable laws and these Terms of Service.

Finally, the Company reserves the right to discontinue the Service or to change the content of the Service in any way and at any time, with or without notice to you, without liability.

Use of the Sites – Your Obligations

You represent and agree that:

  • you are able to enter into this agreement. You have the right, authority, and capacity to enter into the agreement represented by these Terms and to abide by all of the terms and conditions of these Terms;
  • you are at least 13 years old, and if you are less than the age of consent in the state or jurisdiction where you are located, your parent or legal guardian has reviewed these Terms and granted permission to use the Service. If you are not at least 13 years old, you must discontinue using the Services immediately;
  • you will be bound by any additional rules or policies published within or with respect to any application (“app”), forum, contest, or game provided in the Service;
  • except as expressly permitted, you will not copy, redistribute, publish or otherwise exploit material from the Service without the express prior written permission of the Company;
  • any User Created Content is your original work and your contribution to the User Created Art does Content violate any third party’s privacy rights, publicity rights, copyrights;
  • or other intellectual property rights. You agree to pay all royalties, fees, and any other amounts with respect to your contribution to User Created Art;
  • you have the right to display each and every item of User Contributed Content which you have released through the Service, including the right to display all copyrights, trademarks, trade names and similar intellectual property;
  • you do not rely on the Company to monitor or edit the Service;
  • the Service may contain content which you find offensive and you waive any objections you might have with respect to viewing such content.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS

Your rights

You retain full ownership to your content (“User Content”). By “User Content” we understand both, the stuff you upload on Accountancy Group network sites (“User Contributed Content”) and the content you generated/published on Accountancy Group network sites (“User Created Content”). Accountancy Group does NOT claim ANY ownership rights in the text, files, images, photos, video, sounds, musical works, works of authorship, applications, or any other materials (“User Content”) that you post on or through the Accountancy Group network sites. We do, however, need you to grant us certain rights in the “User Content”, so that we can incorporate such “User Content” in our services. Without such rights, we may be violating copyright and other laws by storing, posting, backing up and allowing the download of User Content on or trough our Sites. By displaying or publishing any content on or through the Accountancy Group Services, you hereby grant to Accountancy Group a non-exclusive, fully paid and royalty-free, worldwide, limited license to use, modify, delete from, add to, publicly perform, publicly display, reproduce and translate such content, including without limitation distributing part or all of the Site in any media formats through any media channels, except content not shared publicly (“private”) which will not be distributed outside the Accountancy Group Services.

Accountancy Group Rights

All materials contained on the Accountancy Group network sites (“Sites”) are copyrighted by Accountancy Group LLC and protected to the maximum extent permitted by copyright laws and international treaties. No person is authorized to use, copy, or distribute any portion the Sites including related graphics.

accountancy-group.com, sagesofuniverse.com, Accountancy Group and other trademarks and/or service marks (including logos and designs) found on the Accountancy Group network sites (“Sites”) are trademarks/service marks that identify the Accountancy Group network sites (“Sites”) and the goods and/or services provided by them. Such marks may not be used under any circumstances without the prior written authorization of Accountancy Group LLC.

You do not acquire any ownership rights by using the Service: downloading material from or uploading material to the Service, or by purchasing any virtual goods or virtual currency. Further, you agree not to copy, redistribute, publish or otherwise exploit material from the Service, except as expressly permitted herein, without the express prior written permission of the Company.

USER SUBMISSIONS, SITE SECURITY AND CONDUCT

Any Material you post publicly to Accountancy Group network sites (“Sites”) will be accessible to all users of the Sites (“Users”). We have incorporated all reasonable and commercially available measures to protect the Sites from unauthorized access. Any unauthorized commercial use of the Service is expressly prohibited. You agree to comply with all applicable local, state, national, and international laws and regulations and are solely responsible for all acts or omissions that occur under your user ID or password, including the content of the materials you post on the Sites. You must protect the confidentiality of your password, and you should change your password periodically. You are also responsible for the acts or omissions of any individual to whom you grant access—either intentionally or unintentionally—by sharing your user ID or password. Further, you agree not to:

  • upload, post or otherwise transmit any content that is adult in nature, such as any nudity in a sexual context, any content revealing exposed genitalia, or any content with adult themes;
  • harm minors in any way;
  • upload, post or otherwise transmit any material that promotes hatred towards groups based on race or ethnic origin, religion, disability, gender, age, and sexual orientation/gender identity;
  • upload, post or otherwise transmit any material that defames, abuses, harasses, stalks, threatens or otherwise violates the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others;
  • upload, post or otherwise transmit any material that constitutes a direct threat of violence against any person or group of people;
  • impersonate another person or entity, including, but not limited to, a Member or Accountancy Group official, to falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;
  • upload files for the sole purpose of having them hosted by us and for use outside of a web site created using the Service;
  • promote or provide instructional information about illegal activities, promote physical harm or injury against any group or individual, or promote any act of cruelty to animals. This may include, without limitation, providing instructions on how to assemble bombs, grenades and other weapons or incendiary devices; harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including e-mail addresses, without their consent;
  • use the “Custom HTML” element to provide a horrible user experience, such as extreme flashing banners, excessive animated movement, or content that could provoke seizures in unsuspecting visitors;
  • use the Service in connection with chain letters, junk e-mail, spamming or any duplicative or unsolicited messages (commercial or otherwise);
  • create a false identity or forged e-mail address or header, or otherwise attempt to mislead others as to the identity of the sender or the origin of the message;
  • transmit through the Service any materials that are unlawful, harassing, libelous, abusive, threatening, harmful, vulgar, obscene, or otherwise objectionable material of any kind or nature;
  • transmit any material that may infringe the intellectual property rights or other rights of third parties, including trademark, copyright, or right of publicity;
  • transmit any material that contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms, trap doors, back doors, Easter eggs, time bombs, cancelbots, netbots, or any other harmful or deleterious programs or scripts;
  • violate any U.S. law regarding the transmission of technical data or software exported from the United States through the Service;
  • interfere with or disrupt networks connected to the Service or violate the regulations, policies or procedures of such networks;
  • attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Service, other accounts, computer systems or networks connected to the Service, through password mining or any other means;
  • interfere with another User’s use and enjoyment of the Service.

Accountancy Group reservs the right to terminate any account or user who has violated any of the above prohibitions.

NOTIFICATION OF CLAIMS OF INFRINGEMENT

You may not post, modify, distribute, or reproduce in any way any copyrighted material, trademarks, or other proprietary information belonging to others without obtaining the prior written consent of the owner of such proprietary rights. It is our policy to respond to clear notices of alleged copyright infringement that comply with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”). In addition, we will promptly terminate without notice the accounts of those determined by us to be repeat infringers.

If you are a copyright owner and you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, or your intellectual property rights have been otherwise violated, please immediately contact us in the detail provided in “Contact Us” page of accountancy-group.com

NEWSLETTERS, DISCUSSION GROUPS, DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY

Newsletters

By creating an account on Accountancy Group network sites (“Sites”) you may subscribe to our newsletter. You can opt-out from your account by unchecking the newsletter checkbox or from any email message that you receive by clicking the Unsubscribe link. We will not send you any spam or off-topic emails. Most of our emails consist of product updates, new product info, notifications and special offers.

Discussion Groups

The Service may invite you to chat or participate in blogs, message boards, online forums and other functionality and may provide you with the opportunity to create, submit, post, display, transmit, perform, publish, distribute or broadcast User Contributed Content to the Company and/or to or via the Service, including, without limitation, text, writings, photographs, graphics, comments, suggestions or personally identifiable information or other material (collectively “User Content”). Any material you transmit to the Company or otherwise through the Service will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary. All comments, feedback, suggestions, ideas, forum posts and other submissions (“Ideas”) disclosed, submitted, or offered to the Company in connection with the use of the Service or otherwise and any chat, blog, message board, online forum, text, email or other communication with the Company (“User Emails”) shall be the exclusive property of the Company. You agree that unless otherwise prohibited by law, the Company may use, sell, exploit and disclose the Ideas and/or the User content, but not emails and personal contact information,  in any manner, without restriction and without compensation to you. For example, we may use User Content in a number of different ways, including displaying it on the Internet, reformatting it, incorporating it into other works, creating derivative works from it, promoting it, distributing it, and allowing others to do the same in connection with their own websites and media platforms.

We do not control the Communications, information, or files delivered to discussion groups on the Sites. You understand and agree that we have no obligation to monitor the Sites or the use of its Service. We may monitor or review any areas on the Sites or this Service where you transmit or post materials as may be required for maintenance and upkeep. By transmitting any public communication to our Sites, you grant us an irrevocable, non-exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, unrestricted, royalty-free license (with the right to sublicense) to use, re-use, reproduce, distribute, translate, publish, publicly display, publicly perform, modify, adapt, amend, edit, create derivative works from, incorporate into one or more compilations and reproduce and distribute such compilations, and otherwise exploit such communications, in all media now known or later developed. You warrant that you have the right to grant these rights to us. You also acknowledge and agree that any communications made to or by means of any forum on the Sites are public. You acknowledge and agree that you have no expectation of privacy in any public communication, and no confidential, fiduciary, contractually implied or other relationship is created between you and us by your act of transmitting a public communication to the Sites, in our forums or elsewhere.

WE DISCLAIM ANY LIABILITY RELATED TO THE CONTENT OF ANY SUCH MATERIALS, WHETHER OR NOT ARISING UNDER THE LAWS OF COPYRIGHT, LIBEL, PRIVACY, OBSCENITY, OR OTHERWISE. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT IT IS OUR POLICY TO COOPERATE WITH LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES INVESTIGATING ILLEGAL OR IMPROPER ACTIVITIES RELATING TO THE SITES OR THIS SERVICE AND THAT WE RESERVE THE RIGHT AT ALL TIMES TO EDIT, REFUSE TO POST, OR TO REMOVE ANY MATERIALS, IN WHOLE OR IN PART, THAT IN OUR SOLE DISCRETION, ARE OBJECTIONABLE OR IN VIOLATION OF THESE TERMS.

MEMBERSHIP AND VIRTUAL CURRENCY

Accountancy Group virtual currency can be offers, discounts and points only applicable to be used in Accountancy Group. Accountancy Group virtual currency can NOT be cashed out as US dollars or other currency. Subscription points will expire on specific dates that are shown in each user’s account.

REFUND POLICY

Accountancy Group offers the right to use its Services for free for potential VIP customers to have adequate opportunity to assess the value of these services prior to purchase a license/subscription. Therefore, the Accountancy Group does not guarantee refunds, returns, or exchanges until and unless stated in written form as agreement during enrollment. No refunds will be given, except in the Company’s sole and absolute discretion.

BUGS AND ISSUES

The Services licensed under Accountancy Group network sites are tested over and over by our QA team; however it may not function correctly, it may have functional, conceptual and/or documentation bugs and issues. In these case, Accountancy Group (Accountancy Group LLC) will try to fix the bugs, issues and errors found and will supply the buyer with working updates. The free versions of the Services are designed especially to let prospective buyers test the software before they make a purchase, this is why a bug found in Accountancy Group software will not lead to a refund.

SYSTEM AND NETWORK SECURITY

Violations of system or network security are prohibited, and may result in criminal and civil liability. We will investigate incidents involving such violations and may involve and will cooperate with law enforcement if a criminal violation is suspected. You must take reasonable security precautions in light of your use of the Service. You are solely responsible for any breaches of security affecting the servers under your control.

SERVICE RELIABILITY

We are using third party redundant Amazon AWS cloud services, Google, Stable Host, HostGator, Intuit,  bill.com, sage.com, etc to provide full service accounting to our clients and these services are currently the most reliable on the planet. In addition to this, we are also using dedicated server solutions from StableHost and  HostGator. Accountancy Group cannot be held liable for any faults, failures, errors, or issues, including permanent data loss due to third party server issues.

LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES

The Sites may contain links and pointers to other websites that are maintained by third parties. Such links do not that we endorse these third-party sites or any materials they contain. Of course we do not control, and thus are not responsible for, the availability, accuracy, privacy policy, or currency of such third-party sites or any information, content, products or services accessible from such third-party sites. Accountancy Group LLC will have no liability to any entity for the content or use of the content available through such hyperlink.

REPRESENTATIONS & WARRANTIES – DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES

The information and materials on the Sites could include technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Changes are periodically made to the information contained herein. Accountancy Group LLC MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES WITH RESPECT TO ANY DIGITAL PRODUCTS, SERVICES, INFORMATION, MATERIALS OR GRAPHICS ON THE WEB SITE, ALL OF WHICH IS PROVIDED ON A STRICTLY “AS IS” BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. ALL EXPRESS AND IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT OF PROPRIETARY RIGHTS ARE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMED TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, COMPANY DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTIES: (i) FOR THE SECURITY, RELIABILITY, TIMELINESS, ACCURACY, AND PERFORMANCE OF THE SITES AND THE SERVICE; (ii) FOR OTHER SERVICES OR GOODS RECEIVED THROUGH OR ADVERTISED ON THE COMPANY SITES OR THE SITES OR SERVICE, OR ACCESSED THROUGH ANY LINKS ON THE SITE; OR (iii) FOR VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS IN CONNECTION WITH THE SITES OR THE SERVICE.

INDEMNITY

You agree to indemnify and hold us, our officers, subsidiaries, affiliates, successors, assigns, directors, officers, agents, service providers, suppliers and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorney fees and court costs, made by any third party due to or arising out of materials you submit, post or make available through the Service, your use of the Service, your violation of the Terms, your breach of any of the representations and warranties in these Terms, or your violation of any rights of another person or entity.

You further consent that this Agreement is governed by and shall be construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Texas, U.S.A. without reference to its conflicts of laws provisions. You agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts located in Texas for any disputes arising out the use of the Sites. This shall also apply in case the User registers from another country. The place of jurisdiction is the location of the Service Provider’s registered office.

This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between Accountancy Group and you with respect to the Accountancy Group netwok sites and it supersedes all prior and similarly timed communications. If, for any reason, a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision or part of a provision of this Agreement unenforceable, that provision shall be enforced to the maximum extent permissible so as to affect the intent of this agreement. Any remaining provisions of the agreement will continue to be enforced with full effect.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES ARE WE LIABLE FOR DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES (EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), RESULTING FROM ANY ASPECT OF YOUR USE OF THE SITES OR THE SERVICE, WHETHER THE DAMAGES ARISE FROM USE OR MISUSE OF THE SITES OR THE SERVICE, FROM INABILITY TO USE THE SITES OR THE SERVICE, OR THE INTERRUPTION, SUSPENSION, MODIFICATION, ALTERATION, OR TERMINATION OF THE SITES OR THE SERVICE. SUCH LIMITATION SHALL ALSO APPLY WITH RESPECT TO DAMAGES INCURRED BY REASON OF OTHER SERVICES OR PRODUCTS RECEIVED THROUGH OR ADVERTISED IN CONNECTION WITH OUR SITEA OR THE SERVICE OR ANY LINKS ON THE SITES, AS WELL AS BY REASON OF ANY INFORMATION OR ADVICE RECEIVED THROUGH OR ADVERTISED IN CONNECTION WITH THE SITES OR THE SERVICE OR ANY LINKS ON THE SITES. THESE LIMITATIONS SHALL APPLY TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. In some jurisdictions, limitations of liability are not permitted and some of the foregoing limitation may not apply to you.

CONSEQUENCES OF VIOLATION OF TERMS

We may without notice to you, suspend your Service or remove any materials transmitted via the Sites if it discovers facts that lead it to reasonably believe the Sites service is being used in violation of these Terms. You agree to cooperate with our reasonable investigation of any suspected violation of these Terms. We will attempt to contact you prior to your suspension; however, prior notification is not assured.

You acknowledge that your use of the Service is conditioned upon your compliance with these Terms and any use of the Service in violation of these Terms will not only be regarded as a breach of these Terms, but also as an infringement of the Company’s copyrights in and to the Service. The Company reserves the right to terminate your access to the Service without notice if you violate these Terms, and/or to pursue other remedies at law or in equity.

You acknowledge that we may delete your account for any reason or for no reason at all, and if we delete your account as provided in these Terms (for example because of your violation of our Copyright Policy), you will lose all Virtual Goods and Virtual Currencies in your account, whether those items were provided to you gratuitously, or due to a payment of cash or the performance of services, and in such event, the Company shall have no obligation to make any refund to you. Until such times as these Terms are changed to the contrary, you will have no right to convert our virtual currency into actual money or into any tangible property.