Use of Content on the Site
All text, graphics, user interfaces, visual interfaces, photographs, trademarks, logos, sounds, music, artwork and computer code (collectively, "Content"), including but not limited to the design, structure, selection, coordination, expression, "look and feel" and arrangement of such Content, contained on the Site is owned, controlled or licensed by or to SquareTrade, and is protected by trade dress, copyright, patent and trademark laws, and various other intellectual property rights and unfair competition laws.
Reviews, Comments, Communications, and Other Content
You may submit comments and provide other content so long as the content is not obscene, illegal, threatening, or defamatory and so long as the content does not invade the privacy or infringe the intellectual property of a third party. Further, such content may not contain viruses, mass mailings, chain letters, or any form of "spam." You may not use a false e-mail address, impersonate any person or entity, or otherwise mislead as to the origin of the information.
By submitting information, you grant SquareTrade a nonexclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, and fully sublicensable right to reproduce, use, modify, publish, adapt, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, and display such content throughout the world in any media. By submitting information you also represent and warrant that that the content is accurate; you own or have permission to use the content that you submit; and that use of the content will not cause injury to any person or entity. You also grant SquareTrade the right to contact you regarding its products and services.
Purchases; Other Terms and Conditions
SquareTrade's obligations, if any, with regard to its products and services are governed solely by the agreements pursuant to which they are provided, and nothing on this Site should be construed to alter such agreements.
SquareTrade may make changes to any products or services offered on the Site, or to the applicable prices for any such products or services, at any time, without notice. The materials on the Site with respect to products and services may be out of date, and SquareTrade makes no commitment to update the materials on the Site with respect to such products and services.
SquareTrade owns one or more United States patents and patent applications under review that apply to the Site and SquareTrade services. US Seal Patent Nos. 6,658,394; 7,020,634; 7,092,912; 7,424,457 and patents pending.
SquareTrade respects the intellectual property of others. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
SQUARETRADE and other marks indicated on our site are registered trademarks of SquareTrade in the United States and other countries. Other SquareTrade marks, graphics, logos, page headers, button icons, scripts noted on the Site are SquareTrade's service marks, trademarks and trade dress and are the sole and exclusive property of SquareTrade. SquareTrade's service marks, trademarks and trade dress may not be used in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among consumers, in any manner that disparages or discredits SquareTrade and in connection with any service or product that is not sponsored, endorsed or produced by SquareTrade. All other trademarks not owned by SquareTrade that appear on this site are the property of their respective owners, who may or may not be affiliated with, connected to, or sponsored by SquareTrade.
Accounts, Passwords, and Security
Certain features or services offered on or through the Site may require you to open an account. You are entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the information you hold for your account, including your password, and for any and all activity that occurs under your account as a result of your failing to keep this information secure and confidential. You agree to notify SquareTrade immediately of any unauthorized use of your account or password, or any other breach of security. You may be held liable for losses incurred by SquareTrade or any other user of or visitor to the Site due to someone else using your ID, password or account as a result of your failing to keep your account information secure and confidential.
You may not use anyone else's ID, password or account at any time without the express permission and consent of the holder of that ID, password or account. SquareTrade cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with these obligations.
Links to Other Sites and to the SquareTrade Site
This Site may contain links to other independent third-party Web sites ("Linked Sites"). These Linked Sites are provided solely as a convenience to our visitors. Such Linked Sites are not under SquareTrade's control, and SquareTrade is not responsible for and does not endorse the content of such Linked Sites, including any information or materials contained on such Linked Sites. You will need to make your own independent judgment regarding your interaction with these Linked Sites.
SquareTrade may disclose any information we have about you (including your identity) if we determine that such disclosure is necessary in connection with any investigation or complaint regarding your use of the Site, or to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be causing injury to or interference with (either intentionally or unintentionally) SquareTrade's rights or property, or the rights or property of visitors to or users of the Site, including SquareTrade's customers. SquareTrade reserves the right at all times to disclose any information that SquareTrade deems necessary to comply with any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request. SquareTrade also may disclose your information when SquareTrade determines that applicable law requires or permits such disclosure, including exchanging information with other companies and organizations for fraud protection purposes.
You agree that SquareTrade may, in its sole discretion and without prior notice, terminate your access to the Site, for cause, which includes (but is not limited to) (1) requests by law enforcement or other government agencies, (2) a request by you (self-initiated account deletions), (3) discontinuance or material modification of the Site or any service offered on or through the Site, or (4) unexpected technical issues or problems.
Void Where Prohibited
SquareTrade administers and operates the www.squaretrade.com Site from its location in San Francisco, California USA. Although the Site is accessible worldwide, not all features, products or services discussed, referenced, provided or offered through or on the Site are available to all persons or in all geographic locations, or appropriate or available for use outside the United States. SquareTrade reserves the right to limit, in its sole discretion, the provision and quantity of any feature, product or service to any person or geographic area. Any offer for any feature, product or service made on the Site is void where prohibited. If you choose to access the Site from outside the United States, you do so on your own initiative and you are solely responsible for complying with applicable local laws.
You may not use or export or re-export any Content or any copy or adaptation of such Content, or any product or service offered on the Site, in violation of any applicable laws or regulations, including without limitation United States export laws and regulations.
SquareTrade provides access to SquareTrade international data and, therefore, may contain references or cross references to SquareTrade services that are not announced in your country. Such reference does not imply that SquareTrade in your country intends to announce such products, programs or services.
EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY STATED IN AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN YOU AND SQUARETRADE, ALL CONTENT, SERVICES AND PRODUCTS PROVIDED ON THIS WEB SITE ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. SQUARETRADE AND ITS SUPPLIERS AND LICENSORS DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THOSE OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR THE APPROPRIATENESS OF THE SITE, ITS CONTENT, AND THE PRODUCTS AND SERVICES OFFERED BY SQUARETRADE ON THE SITE FOR YOUR INTENDED APPLICATION AND USE. SQUARETRADE DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE SITE, ITS CONTENT, OR THE PRODUCTS AND SERVICES IT OFFERS ON THE SITE MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS. SUBJECT TO THE TERMS OF ANY AGREEMENT BETWEEN YOU AND SQUARETRADE, SQUARETRADE, ITS SUPPLIERS AND LICENSORS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, EVEN IF SQUARETRADE, ITS SUPPLIERS OR LICENSORS HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. Certain state laws do not allow limitations on implied warranties or the exclusion or limitation of certain damages. If these laws apply to you, some or all of the above disclaimers, exclusions, or limitations may not apply to you and you may have additional rights.
You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless SquareTrade, employees, officers, directors, contractors, attorneys, and agents ("Indemnitees") against all claims, expenses, liabilities, losses, costs, and damages of any kind, including reasonable attorney's fees, that the Indemnitees may incur (i) in connection with your use or misuse of the Site or any hyperlinked web site or (ii) resulting from content you supply.
Governing Law; Dispute Resolution
Last updated 1-28-2014