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Ecto Terms of Service
By using the Ecto.com web sites ("Service"), all services of Ecto, LLC
("Ecto"), you are agreeing to be bound by the following terms and
conditions ("Terms of Service").
Violation of any of the terms below will result in the termination of
your Account. While Ecto prohibits such conduct and Content on the
Service, you understand and agree that Ecto cannot be responsible for
the Content posted on the Service and you nonetheless may be exposed to
such materials. You agree to use the Service at your own risk.
- If you are less than 13 years old you must indicate so to use this Service.
- You must be a human. Accounts registered by "bots" or other automated methods are not permitted.
- You must provide the information requested in order to complete the signup process.
- Your login may only be used by one person - a single login shared
by multiple people is not permitted. You may create separate logins for
as many people as you'd like.
- You are responsible for maintaining the security of your account
and password. Ecto cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage
from your failure to comply with this security obligation.
- You are responsible for all Content posted and activity that occurs
under your account (even when Content is posted by others who have
accounts under your account).
- If you are using a free account you are not permitted to block ads.
- One person or legal entity may not maintain more than one free account.
- You may not use the Service for any illegal or unauthorized
purpose. You must not, in the use of the Service, violate any laws in
your jurisdiction (including but not limited to copyright laws).
Payment, Refunds, Upgrading and Downgrading Terms
- A valid credit card is required for purchasing premium services. Free accounts are not required to provide a credit card number.
- You will be billed for your first month immediately upon purchasing the premium service.
- The Service is billed in advance on a monthly basis and is non-refundable. There will be no refunds or credits for partial months of service, upgrade/downgrade refunds, or refunds for months unused with an open account. In order to treat everyone equally, no exceptions will be made.
- All fees are exclusive of all taxes, levies, or duties imposed by taxing authorities, and you shall be responsible for payment of all such taxes, levies, or duties, excluding only United States (federal or state) taxes.
- For any upgrade or downgrade in premium service level, your credit card that you provided will automatically be charged the new rate on your next billing cycle.
- Downgrading your Service may cause the loss of features, or capacity including the conversion of Private Groups to Public Groups. Ecto does not accept any liability for such effects to your groups.
Cancellation and Termination
- You are solely responsible for properly canceling your account. An email or phone request to cancel your account is not considered cancellation. You can cancel your account at any time by clicking on the Account link at the top left of the screen. The Account screen provides a simple no questions asked cancellation link.
- All of your Content will be immediately deleted from the Service upon cancellation. This information can not be recovered once your account is cancelled.
- If you cancel the Service before the end of your current paid up month, your cancellation will take effect immediately and you will not be charged again.
- Ecto, in its sole discretion, has the right to suspend or terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future use of the Service, or any other Ecto service, for any reason at any time. Such termination of the Service will result in the deactivation or deletion of your Account or your access to your Account, and the forfeiture and relinquishment of all Content in your Account. Ecto reserves the right to refuse service to anyone for any reason at any time.
Modifications to the Service and Prices
- Ecto reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Service (or any part thereof) with or without notice.
- Prices of all Services, including but not limited to monthly subscription plan fees to the Service, are subject to change upon 30 days notice from us. Such notice may be provided at any time by posting the changes to the Ecto Site (www.ectolearning.com) or the Service itself.
- Ecto shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, price change, suspension or discontinuance of the Service.
Copyright and Content Ownership
- We claim no intellectual property rights over the material you
provide to the Service. Your profile and materials uploaded remain
yours. However, some of your pages are shared within your group, you
agree to allow others to view and share your Content.
- Ecto does not pre-screen Content, but Ecto has the right (but not
the obligation) in their sole discretion to refuse or remove any
Content that is available via the Service.
- Your use of the Service is at your sole risk. The service is provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis.
- Technical support is only provided to paying account holders and is only available via email.
- You must not modify, adapt or hack the Service or modify another website so as to falsely imply that it is associated with the Service, Ecto, or any other Ecto service.
- You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit any portion of the Service, use of the Service, or access to the Service without the express written permission by Ecto.
- We may, but have no obligation to, remove Content and Accounts containing Content that we determine in our sole discretion are unlawful, offensive, threatening, libelous, defamatory, pornographic, obscene or otherwise objectionable or violates any party's intellectual property or these Terms of Service.
- Verbal, physical, written or other abuse (including threats of abuse or retribution) of any Ecto customer, employee, member, or officer will result in immediate account termination.
- You understand that the technical processing and transmission of the Service, including your Content, may be transferred unencrypted and involve (a) transmissions over various networks; and (b) changes to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting networks or devices.
- You must not upload, post, host, or transmit unsolicited email, SMSs, or "spam" messages.
- You must not transmit any worms or viruses or any code of a destructive nature.
- If your bandwidth usage exceeds 300 MB/month, or significantly exceeds the average bandwidth usage (as determined solely by Ecto) of other Ecto customers, we reserve the right to immediately disable your account or throttle your file hosting until you can reduce your bandwidth consumption.
- Ecto does not warrant that (i) the service will meet your specific requirements, (ii) the service will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error-free, (iii) the results that may be obtained from the use of the service will be accurate or reliable, (iv) the quality of any products, services, information, or other material purchased or obtained by you through the service will meet your expectations, and (v) any errors in the Service will be corrected.
- You expressly understand and agree that Ecto shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or exemplary damages, including but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data or other intangible losses (even if Ecto has been advised of the possibility of such damages), resulting from: (i) the use or the inability to use the service; (ii) the cost of procurement of substitute goods and services resulting from any goods, data, information or services purchased or obtained or messages received or transactions entered into through or from the service; (iii) unauthorized access to or alteration of your transmissions or data; (iv) statements or conduct of any third party on the service; (v) or any other matter relating to the service.
- The failure of Ecto to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Terms of Service shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. The Terms of Service constitutes the entire agreement between you and Ecto and govern your use of the Service, superseding any prior agreements between you and Ecto (including, but not limited to, any prior versions of the Terms of Service).
- Questions about the Terms of Service should be sent to contact at ectolearning dot com
Ecto reserves the right to update and change the Terms of Service from
time to time without notice. Any new features that augment or enhance
the current Service, including the release of new tools and resources,
shall be subject to the Terms of Service. Continued use of the Service
after any such changes shall constitute your consent to such changes.
You can review the most current version of the Terms of Service at any
time at: http://www.ectoprep.com/Ecto2/Page.aspx?p=gklnwipnnq
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