Legal Statements

 

Legal Statements

 

Copyright

All content included throughout this site, such as text, graphics, logos, button icons, images and software, is the property of Innuity and protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. The compilation (including the collection, arrangement and assembly) of all content on this site is the exclusive property of Innuity and is protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. Any other use, including reproduction, modification or creation of derivative works, distribution, transmission, republication or display of the content of this site is strictly prohibited.

 

Trademarks


"Innuity" is a trademark of Innuity.com LLC, and is strictly enforced in the United States and in other countries. Other Innuity graphics, logos, and service names found in this site are trademarks or service marks of Innuity and may not be used or reproduced in any exact or similar manner that is likely to cause confusion among customers, or in any manner that disparages, discredits or causes economic disadvantage to Innuity.

 

Disclaimer

 

THE SERVICE, CONTENT AND INFORMATION FROM OR THROUGH THIS WEB SITE ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS, AND ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, ARE DISCLAIMED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY WARRANTIES AS TO MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. Innuity SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS RELATING TO THIS WEB SITE AND ITS CONTENT, OR THE INFORMATION OBTAINED THROUGH THIS WEB SITE, AND RESERVES THE RIGHT TO MAKE CHANGES WITHOUT NOTICE. Innuity SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL LOSSES OR DAMAGES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF INCOME OR EARNINGS, LOSS OF BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES, LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF DATA, LOSS OR INJURY TO PERSONS OR PROPERTY, CLAIMS OF THIRD PARTIES, OR ANY OTHER LOSS OR DAMAGE RESULTING DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY OUT OF THE FURNISHING OR USE OF THIS WEB SITE. Innuity RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CHANGE, WITHOUT NOTICE OR LIABILITY, ITS PRODUCTS AND SERVICES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PRODUCT AND SERVICE FEATURES AND PRICES, AS WELL AS TECHNICAL SUPPORT, HOURS OF OPERATION, POLICIES, AND TERMS AND CONDITIONS.


Acceptable Use Policy

 

As the leading provider of outsourced Web site creation, Web promotion and Web transaction services for businesses and private-label channel partners, Innuity offers its customers and partners, and their customers and users, the means to acquire and distribute various forms of public, private, commercial and non-commercial information and images. While Innuity respects and promotes the Internet as a forum for free and open discussion and distribution of information and images, Innuity reserves the right to prohibit and protect itself, and its customers and partners, from interests that may be detrimental or harmful to the interests, goodwill, business reputation or operations of Innuity and its customers and partners. For this reason, Innuity imposes this Acceptable Use Policy regarding use of the Innuity services. Customers and partners of Innuity must comply with this Acceptable Use Policy and impose this policy upon their customers or users to the extent necessary to ensure compliance. Pursuant to this Acceptable Use Policy, the following activities are considered to be inappropriate, prohibited and unacceptable uses:

 

1. Innuity does not allow its customers or partners, and their customers and users, to engage in or promote:

(a) Illegality in any form, including, but not limited to, activities such as unauthorized distribution or copying of copyrighted software, violation of U.S. export restrictions, harassment, fraud, trafficking in obscene material, drug dealing, promotion or facilitation of drug use, pyramid schemes, and any other illegal activities.

(b) Internet, E-mail and Network abuse, including, but not limited to, activities such as using a non-existent return email address on a commercial solicitation, foregoing header information, sending junk mail or spamming (sending unsolicited advertising to numerous email addresses or newsgroups and/or generating a significantly higher volume of outgoing email than a normal user), trolling (posting outrageous messages to generate numerous responses), mail-bombing (sending multiple messages without significant new content to the same user), flooding (attempting to overload a service or network, or attempting to crash a host), hacking or cracking (attempting without authorization to enter into a secured computer system), subscribing someone else to a mailing list without that person's permission, cross-posting articles to an excessive number of newsgroups, or introducing computer viruses, harmful code and/or trojan horses on the Internet. Innuity reserves the right to determine what constitutes Internet, E-mail or Network abuse.

(c) Misuse of system resources, including, but not limited to, employing posts or programs which consume excessive CPU time or storage space; permitting use of mail services, mail forwarding capabilities, POP accounts, or autoresponders other than for the customer's own account; or resale of access to CGI scripts installed on Innuity’ servers.

(d) Tortious conduct, including, but not limited to, posting of defamatory, libelous, or private information about a person without their consent, intentionally inflicting emotional distress, or violating trademarks, copyrights, or other intellectual property rights.

 

2. Innuity prohibits use of its service in which access to chat areas, bulletin boards, Web pages, email, or other services are used to send, submit, post, publish or display materials or content that is defamatory, inaccurate, abusive, obscene, infringing, threatening, or materials or content that violates any international, federal, state, or local law.

 

3. Innuity reserves the right to reject or discontinue the service due to any Web site, Web promotion, or Web transaction content (including any language, words, text, photographs, designs, drawings, graphics, images, logos or symbols) which Innuity reasonably deems to be:

(a) Infringement on a propriety interest of any third party, including without limitation, any copyright, trademark, domain registration right, trade secret or patent right.
(b) In violation of any federal, state, county, and municipal laws, regulations, governmental agency orders, and court orders.
(c) Grossly offensive, including without limitation, bigotry, racism, discrimination, hatred or profanity.
(d) Pornographic or obscene.
(e) Excessively violent or encouraging violence.
(f) Disparaging, defamatory, libelous or resulting in an invasion of privacy.
(g) Promotion or providing of instructional information about illegal activities or physical harm or injury to any group, individual, institution or property.
(h) Intentional holding of Innuity (including its affiliates) or their employees or shareholders up to public scorn or ridicule.

Innuity expects its customers and partners to comply fully with this Acceptable Use Policy and any applicable law, and Innuity makes every effort to ensure compliance with this Acceptable Use Policy or any applicable law. Because of the magnitude of Innuity customer and partner base, Innuity may not always be able to monitor all of the information, content or communications of its customers and partners. However, if Innuity becomes aware of any activities or circumstances indicating violation of this Acceptable Use Policy or any applicable law, Innuity reserves the right to take any action to stop such activities or circumstances, including, but not limited to, removing information, shutting down a Web site, suspending Web site promotion or Web site transaction service, implementing screening software designed to block offending or harmful messages, denying access to Innuity services, discontinuing the Innuity service, or any other action Innuity deems appropriate. Additionally, Innuity mandates that its customers and partners who utilize the Innuity service will cooperate fully with Innuity to promptly take any corrective or preventive actions that Innuity deems necessary to ensure compliance with this Acceptable Use Policy. Failure to cooperate with such corrective measures are considered a violation of this Acceptable Use Policy, and Merchant Commerce Inc. reserves the right to suspend or discontinue service for that reason.

By providing this Acceptable Use Policy, Innuity strives to clarify and inform of the obligations its customers and partners must follow to ensure that the Innuity services are used responsibly, and with respect and courtesy to the rights of other Internet users. Innuity reserves the right to change this policy at any time in an effort to maintain this goal.
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Privacy Statement

 

This Privacy Statement deals with information that a user may provide on the Innuity websites.

 

For the purposes of this Statement, Innuity definition of 'user' encompasses merchants, affiliate members, partners, sales agents, sponsors, customers and cardholders and any other visitor who discloses information to the company. Innuity is committed to respecting the privacy of your personal information and wants to promote trust and confidence on the Internet. To that end, Innuity hereby outlines the type of information that is collected and tracked on this website and how Innuity uses this information in its business operations.

 

This Privacy Statement describes:

 

  • The personally identifiable information Innuity collects.
  • Innuity Zero Spam Policy
  • How Innuity uses the information.
  • With whom Innuity may share the information.
  • The safeguards that are in place to prevent loss and/or misuse of the
  • information and to maintain its integrity.
  • How users can update or correct personal information.
  • The notification of changes to our Privacy Policy.

 

Collection of Information

 

Innuity collects information from its users in the following methods.

 

  • Registration - Innuity collects personally identifiable information on its users through the registration process (merchant account applications, affiliate program application, partners' program application and customer's purchase information) where the applicant is required to give some of the following contact information: company information, product information, technical information, credit card information, account executive name, telephone number, email address, address.
  • Ordering - In order to complete an application form or a customer information request, the user is required to provide Innuity with the following information: name, mailing address, shipping address, email address, phone number and credit card information. This information is used to complete the account application process, to complete the customer's information request and to verify the validity of a request.
  • Tracking - Users' Internet Protocol (IP) address is automatically received and collected when they visit some Innuity websites. Innuity also tracks information such as the domain name from which a user visits us, the pages a user requests, and the amount of time that a user spends on the site. From the IP address, Innuity can only determine the Internet Service Provider and the geographic location of user's point of connectivity. This information is used in the aggregate for statistical purposes.

 

Innuity Zero Spam Tolerance Policy

 

Merchants or any third party working on their behalf shall not use the Innuity mail service and or its name to send unsolicited e-mail messages, including, without limitation, bulk commercial advertising or informational announcements ("spam"). In addition, Merchants or any third party working on their behalf shall not (a) send e-mail messages which are excessive and/or intended to harass or annoy others, (b) continue to send e-mail messages or USENET postings to a recipient who has indicated that he/she does not wish to receive them, (c) send e-mail messages with forged header information, or (d) send malicious e-mail messages or USENET postings, including, without limitation, "mailbombing."

 

Use of Information

 

Information Collected Through Tracking - The information that Innuity collects is used in the aggregate to obtain demographic information about the entire Innuity audience in order to improve service to its customers and merchants, to perform statistical analysis of the collective characteristics and behavior of its users. From this information, Innuity can measure overall patron demographics and interests regarding specific areas of the Innuity' domain and to analyze how and where to apply its resources. Innuity also uses the collected aggregate data to inform its sponsors of the number of visitors who have seen and "clicked" on their advertisements. Cookies are used to determine what particular content (e.g. advertising) users view, how long they view it, which content or sites that users link to, and which services members and visitors tend to use.

 

Information Collected Through Registration - Merchants' personal information is used to set up the merchant's account, to send the merchants updates, or changes to Innuity services. Innuity uses credit card information to fulfill the merchant account application process. Customers' personal and payment information is used to confirm the customer's identity and to provide information concerning the customer's online order.

 

Sharing of Information

 

Innuity uses commercially reasonable precautions to keep all disclosed personal information secure. Information collected through tracking and registration will not be shared or sold to third parties for any purpose except as provided in this Privacy Policy, any contract between Innuity and the user and/or without the user's expressed permission.

Financial Institutions - Innuity credit card transactions are handled by third-party financial institutions that receive the credit card number and other personal information in order to verify the validity of the credit card numbers and process the transactions.

 

Law Enforcement Investigations - Innuity may be required to disclose personal information when required by law wherein it believes that such disclosure is necessary to comply with legal proceedings. Innuity responds to subpoenas, warrants, or other court orders regarding information that is contained within our access logs concerning any merchant, user, customer or visitor. Innuity reserves the right to release information concerning any user who is believed to be in violation of contract, regulations, laws or guidelines, even without a subpoena, warrant, or other court order. Innuity cooperates with law enforcement agencies in identifying those who use its services for illegal activities. Innuity also reserves the right to report any deemed illegal activity by its users to law enforcement agencies.

 

Clients - In the event of an inquiry or a dispute by a customer, Innuity releases to customers information about the merchant, such as Customer Service Phone Line (if provided by the merchant), merchant's administrative contact information, and merchant's website.

 

Third Party - Innuity discloses information only to third parties who are business partners that provide intrinsic services (i.e. credit card companies) and who are required to treat the information with the same degree of care. Please note that Innuity' websites link to a wide variety of other websites, and Innuity is not accountable for their privacy policies or how they treat information about their users. Please note that Innuity does not control the acts of its users, merchants, suppliers, etc. All users should be aware that, when they disclose personal information to third parties on or off the Innuity websites, the information may be collected and used to send that user unsolicited email. In the event that a customer encounters a Innuity merchant who is improperly collecting or using personal information, please contact Innuity immediately.

 

Security - Innuity uses commercially reasonable precautions, such as security software, physical security features and strict policy guidelines to safeguard the privacy of its users' personal information; it is also committed to constantly improving its security measures as new technology is made available. Innuity works diligently to protect the safety of customers' online purchases and merchants' sensitive information by using authentication technology (certificates) and encryption technology (SSL). Our secure server software encrypts all personal information, including credit card information and/or social security number, which is transmitted over the Internet to and from Innuity websites.

 

Updating and Correcting Information

If you would like to view the information Innuity has collected about you, correct your information or opt not to consent to certain uses of your personal information, please contact your assigned account executive, who will assist you in this process.

 

Changes to the Privacy Statement

This Statement is subject to change as Innuity enhances its services and products, as well as being amended to maintain compliance with the applicable laws and regulations. Users who have a contract with Innuity will be notified of any changes and other users will be notified prior to collecting such information, as well as of changes to any other part of the business that Innuity deems appropriate for disclosure.

If Innuity intends to use personal information in a manner other than is stated at the time of collection, users will be notified and given the opportunity to consent to such a use.

 

Note

Users of Innuity websites must abide by the regulations and laws of their country of origin.

 

 

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