Terms of Service
1. ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS
Welcome to Prokofolio’s website creation service (the "Service"). Your use of the Service is subject to these Terms of Service ("TOS"). Prokofolio reserves the right to update and change the TOS from time to time without notice or acceptance by you. The TOS will also be applicable to the use of the Service on a trial basis. By using the Service, you signify your irrevocable acceptance of this TOS.
2. DESCRIPTION OF SERVICE
The Service is web-based and allows users that register for an account on the Service (an "Account Holder") to create and update an online website on Prokofolio.com ("Prokofolio Website"). Once registered with the Service, each Account Holder receives his or her own website ("Your Website") to post "Content" (as such term is defined in Section 7). Unless explicitly stated otherwise, any new features that augment or enhance the current Service, including the release of new Prokofolio tools and resources, shall be subject to the TOS. In order to use the Service, you must obtain access to the World Wide Web, either directly or through devices that access web-based content, and pay any service fees associated with such access. In addition, you must provide all equipment necessary to make such connection to the World Wide Web, including a computer and modem or other access device. You also understand and agree that the service may include certain communications from Prokofolio, such as service announcements, administrative messages and the Prokofolio Newsletter, and that these communications are considered part of Prokofolio membership and you will be able to opt out of receiving them. You agree not to access the Service by any means other than through the interfaces that are provided by Prokofolio for use in accessing the Service.
In order to use the Service, you must have a valid Prokofolio ID. To be an Account Holder you must provide Prokofolio with a valid email address and other information ("Registration Data"). As an Account Holder, you will choose a password and account designation for Your Website during the Service's registration process. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the password and account, and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your password or account. You agree to (a) immediately notify Prokofolio in writing of any unauthorized use of your password or account or any other breach of security, and (b) ensure that you exit from your account at the end of each session. Prokofolio cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with this Section 3. In consideration of use of the Service, you agree to: (a) provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by the Service's registration form, and (b) maintain and promptly update the Registration Data to keep it true, accurate, current and complete. If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, or Prokofolio has reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, Prokofolio has the right to suspend or terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future use of the Service (or any portion thereof). Users under 13 years of age are prohibited from using the Service.
4. CANCELLATION AND TERMINATION
For security reasons, all requests for cancellation of your paid use of our Services must be submitted online using the cancellation form provided in your account options. Cancellation requests submitted by other means, including but not limited to mail, phone, fax, and e-mail, are NOT valid.
If you cancel the Service, your cancellation will take effect immediately. After cancellation, you will no longer have access to Your Website and all information contained therein may be deleted by Prokofolio. Prokofolio accepts no liability for such deleted information or content.
You agree Prokofolio, in its sole discretion, may terminate your password, and/or account, and remove and discard any Content within the Service (including, but not limited to Your Website if you are an Account Holder), for any reason, including and without limitation, the lack of use, or if Prokofolio believes that you have violated or acted inconsistently with the letter or spirit of the TOS. Any contracts, verbal or written or assumed, in conjunction with Your Website (as applicable) and all its parts, at Prokofolio's discretion, will be terminated as well. Prokofolio may also in its sole discretion and at any time, discontinue providing the Service, or any part thereof, with or without notice. You agree that any termination of your access to the Service under any provision of this TOS may be effected without prior notice, and acknowledge and agree that Prokofolio may immediately deactivate or delete Your Website, as applicable, and all related information and files. Prokofolio reserves the right to bar any further access to such files or the Service. You agree that Prokofolio shall not be liable to you or any third-party for any termination of your access to the Service.
, the terms of which are incorporated into this TOS by reference.
6. OWNERSHIP OF WEBSITE ACCOUNT AND SECURITY
You are responsible for maintaining the security of your account and Your Website, and you are fully responsible for all activities that occur under the account and any other actions taken in connection with Your Website. You agree to immediately notify Prokofolio in writing of any unauthorized uses of the account or any other breaches of security. Prokofolio cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage from your failure to comply with this security obligation. You acknowledge and agree that under no circumstances will Prokofolio be liable, in any way, for any acts or omissions by an Account Holder or a Guest, including any damages of any kind incurred as a result of such acts or omissions.
7. CONTENT AND CONDUCT RULES AND OBLIGATIONS
You understand that all information, data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages, goods, products, services or other materials ("Content") are the sole responsibility of the person from whom such Content originated. You, and not Prokofolio, are entirely responsible for all Content that you upload, post, transmit or otherwise make available via the Service. Prokofolio does not control the Content posted via the Service and, as such, does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such Content.
You understand that by using the Service, you may be exposed to Content that is offensive, indecent or objectionable. Under no circumstances will Prokofolio be liable in any way for any Content, including, but not limited to, for any errors or omissions in any Content, or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Content posted, transmitted or otherwise made available via the Service. You acknowledge that Prokofolio does not pre-screen Content, but that Prokofolio and its designees shall have the right (but not the obligation) in their sole discretion to refuse, move or delete any Content that is available via the Service. Without limiting the foregoing, Prokofolio and its designees shall have the right to remove any Content that violates the TOS or is otherwise objectionable in Prokofolio's sole discretion. You agree that you must evaluate, and bear all risks associated with, the use of any Content, including any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of such Content. In this regard, you acknowledge that you may not rely on any Content created by Prokofolio or submitted to Prokofolio. You acknowledge and agree that Prokofolio may preserve Content and may also disclose Content if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to: (a) comply with legal process; (b) enforce the TOS; (c) respond to claims that any Content violates the rights of third-parties; or (d) protect the rights, property, or personal safety of Prokofolio, its users and the public.
You understand that the technical processing and transmission of the Service, including your Content, may involve (a) transmissions over various networks; and (b) changes to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting networks or devices.
Should Content be found or reported to be in violation with, but not limited to, the following terms, it will be in Prokofolio's sole discretion as to what action should be taken.
You agree that you will not:
(a) upload, post, transmit or otherwise make available any Content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortuous, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, invasive of another's privacy (up to, but not excluding any address, email, phone number, or any other contact information without the written consent of the owner of such information), hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable;
(b) harm minors in any way;
(c) impersonate any person or entity, including, but not limited to, a Prokofolio official, forum leader, guide or host, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;
(d) forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any Content transmitted through the Service;
(e) upload, post or otherwise transmit any Content that you do not have a right to transmit under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as inside information, proprietary and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under nondisclosure agreements);
(f) upload, post or otherwise transmit any Content that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, rights of privacy or publicity, or other proprietary rights of any party;
(g) upload, post, or transmit unsolicited commercial email or "spam". This includes unethical marketing, advertising, or any other practice that is in any way connected with "spam", such as (a) sending mass email to recipients who haven't requested email from you or with a fake return address, (b) promoting a site with inappropriate links, titles, descriptions, or (c) promoting Your Website by posting multiple submissions in public forums that are identical;
(h) upload, post or otherwise transmit any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment;
(i) interfere with or disrupt the Service or servers or networks connected to the Service, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the Service;
(j) intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable local, state, national or international law, including, but not limited to, regulations promulgated by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, any rules of any national or other securities exchange, including without limitation, the New York Stock Exchange, the American Stock Exchange or the NASDAQ, and any regulations having the force of law;
(k) "stalk" or otherwise harass another;
(l) 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;
(m) offer for sale or sell any item, good or service that (a) violates any applicable federal, state, or local law or regulation, (b) you do not have full power and authority under all relevant laws and regulations to offer and sell, including all necessary licenses and authorizations, or (c) Prokofolio determines, in its sole discretion, is inappropriate for sale through the Service provided by Prokofolio;
(n) use the Service as a forwarding service to another website;
(o) solicit passwords or personal identifying information for commercial or unlawful purposes from other users;
(p) exceed the scope of the Service that you have signed up for; for example, accessing and using the tools that you do not have a right to use, or deleting, adding to, or otherwise changing other peoples comments or content;
(q) make any automated use of the system.
(r) intentionally or unintentionally violate, attempt to violate, or avoid any applicable ICANN regulation or policy;
(s) attempt, in any way to remove or otherwise make invisible any ads, banners, links or any other content placed or added to a web page created on Prokofolio without obtaining Prokofolio's prior consent to do so (by purchasing an appropriate upgrade).
If any user is reported to be in violation with the letter or spirit of these terms, Prokofolio retains the right to terminate such account at any time without further warning.
As consideration for the Services provided by us, you agree to pay all initial and recurring (renewal) fees with respect to your selected payment option. If you do not pay any initial or recurring fees when due or your credit card charge is not accepted for any reason within three (3) business days after any fee is due, or in the event of any chargeback of any payment at any time, Prokofolio will have the right to immediately suspend or terminate all Services for which payment was not received, without further notice. You agree that Prokofolio shall have no liability whatsoever with respect to any such suspension or termination. In the case of renewals, it shall be your responsibility to ensure that your billing information is true, accurate, current, and complete at the time that fees are to be charged in accordance with your selected payment option.
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. You agree to pay for any such taxes that might be applicable to your use of the Service and payments made by you herein.
Prokofolio reserves the right to change its prices and at any time. You authorize Prokofolio directly or through third parties, to make any inquiries it considers necessary to validate your account and financial information as provided while signing up for such Services.
9. MONEY BACK GUARANTEE
Prokofolio Paid Accounts include a 30-day money back guarantee. If you are dissatisfied with your service for any reason, you can receive a full refund if you cancel your paid account within 30 days of the activation of the paid account. Please direct refund requests to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you elect to purchase your own domain name, this purchase is non-refundable.
Downgrading your Prokofolio account may cause the loss of content, features, or capacity of your account. Prokofolio, Inc. does not accept any liability for such loss.
In the event of a charge dispute, it is important that you communicate with Prokofolio directly before contacting your credit card issuer or bank. You agree not to initiate any payment dispute or chargeback request through your credit card issuer or bank for any reason without first bringing your dispute before Prokofolio. In any case, any chargeback attempted for services provided by Prokofolio will be firmly defended, and a $10 administrative fee will be assessed automatically and without exception. If the chargeback is completed successfully, and if the disputed amount is not determined by Prokofolio to have been charged in error, the entire disputed amount will be re-assessed along with a $25 chargeback fee.
10A. ADDITIONAL SOFTWARE
With respect to any additional software that may be made available by Prokofolio in connection with the Service, if you elect to download or access such additional software or third party Content made available to through the Service, you understand that you may have to agree to additional terms and conditions before you use such software or third party Content.
You also agree that the use of any third party software or Content obtained through the Service does not transfer to you any rights, title or interest in or to the software or such Content, and that you will not use any Content made available to you through the software or the Service except as expressly authorized under that third party provider's terms of service or license. For greater certainty, by downloading software or Content made available through the Service, you are deemed to agree to the terms of service or license agreement posted on the Service, the terms of which are incorporated by reference herein for the benefit of such third party providers. If you do not agree to the terms of service or license agreement, do not download the software or Content.
10B. ONLINE SHARING THROUGH THIRD PARTY SERVICES
Prokofolio enables you to share Your Website and Content through third party websites, blogs or email systems. When sharing your creations through third party services you shall continue to comply with all provisions of this Agreement. You are also to comply with the terms of the services through which you are sharing your creation.
10C. THIRD PARTY SERVICES
You are fully aware of the fact that Prokofolio shall not have any responsibility or labiality with regard to any third party services used by you on or through Your Website, such as payment and e-commerce services and any use of such third party services shall be at your own responsibility and liability. You further acknowledge that the providence of technical ability to link to such services (such as the possibility of a 'PayPal' button), are provided only as part of the Services but shall not be deemed as to create any liability or responsibility on behalf of Prokofolio.
11. INTERNATIONAL USE
Recognizing the global nature of the Internet, you agree to comply with all local rules regarding online conduct and acceptable Content. Specifically, you agree to comply with all applicable laws regarding the transmission of technical data exported from the United States or the country in which you reside.
12. CONTENT SUBMITTED
Prokofolio does not claim ownership of the Content you place on Your Website. By submitting Content to Prokofolio for inclusion on Your Website, you grant Prokofolio a world-wide, royalty-free, and non-exclusive license to reproduce, modify, adapt and publish the Content solely for the purpose of displaying, distributing and promoting Your Website on Prokofolio's Internet properties. This license exists only for as long as you continue to be a Prokofolio customer and shall be terminated at the time your account is terminated.
You acknowledge that Prokofolio does not pre-screen Content, but that Prokofolio and its designees shall have the right (but not the obligation) in their sole discretion to refuse or remove any Content that is available via the Service. Without limiting the foregoing, Prokofolio and its designees shall have the right to remove any Content that violates the TOS or is otherwise objectionable. You agree that you must evaluate, and bear all risks associated with, the use of any Content, including any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of such Content.
The Service may provide, or third parties may provide, links to other World Wide Web sites or resources. Because Prokofolio has no control over such sites and resources, you acknowledge and agree that Prokofolio is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any Content, advertising, products, or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. You further acknowledge and agree that Prokofolio shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such Content, goods or services available on or through any such site or resource.
Prokofolio enables you to link to images, animations, videos, audio, and other content hosted on third party websites (the “Linked Content”). As a registered user, your creation is saved by Prokofolio, but this is separate from the Linked Content, and the existence of your creation in Prokofolio does not affect in any manner the ability to view or use Linked Content. If the Linked Content is no longer available or accessible to a user, then those portions of your creation that reference the Linked Content will not work.
You agree to indemnify and hold Prokofolio, and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, director’s, agents, co-branders or other partners, and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys' fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your Content, your use of the Service, your Guests activities, your connection to the Service, your violation of the TOS, or your violation of any rights of another, whether you are a registered user or not. The user is solely responsible for his or her actions when using the Service, including, but not limited to, costs incurred for Internet access.
15. RESALE OF 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 Prokofolio.
17. GENERAL PRACTICES REGARDING USE AND STORAGE
You acknowledge that Prokofolio may establish general practices and limits concerning use of the Service and may modify such practices and limits from time to time without notice to you.
18. MODIFICATIONS TO SERVICE
Prokofolio 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 at any time. You agree that Prokofolio shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Service.
19. PROKOFOLIO'S PROPRIETARY RIGHTS
You acknowledge and agree that the Service and any necessary software used in connection with the Service ("Software") contains proprietary and confidential information that is protected by applicable intellectual property and other laws under local and international laws conventions. To the best of its knowledge, Prokofolio uses only Content which is allowed and permitted for use by the owner/s of the copyrights and other intellectual property rights therein. You further acknowledge and agree that Content contained in sponsor advertisements or information is presented to you through the Service or advertisers is protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents or other proprietary rights and laws. Except as expressly authorized by Prokofolio or advertisers, you agree that the Content is provided AS IS only, and you agree not to modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute or create derivative works based on the Service or the Software, in whole or in part, or to otherwise exploit Content for any other purposes whatsoever without the prior written consent of the respective owners (if such consent is required). Prokofolio reserves all rights not expressly granted in and to the Prokofolio Website and the Content. You agree to not engage in the use, copying, or distribution of any of the Content other than expressly permitted herein, including any use, copying, or distribution of user submitted Content of third parties obtained through the Prokofolio Website for any commercial purposes. You agree not to circumvent, disable or otherwise interfere with security related features of the Prokofolio Website or features that prevent or restrict use or copying of any Content or enforce limitations on use of the Prokofolio Website or any of the Content therein.
20. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT:
(a) YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE SERVICE IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. PROKOFOLIO EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
(b) PROKOFOLIO WILL MAKE REASONABLE EFFORTS TO MAINTAIN THE SERVICE, HOWEVER, PROKOFOLIO IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE, LOSS OF DATA, CUSTOMER INFORMATION OR VENDOR DATA, REVENUE, OR OTHER HARM TO BUSINESS ARISING OUT OF DELAYS, MISDELIVERY OR NONDELIVERY OF INFORMATION, RESTRICTION OR LOSS OF ACCESS, BUGS OR OTHER ERRORS, UNAUTHORIZED USE DUE TO YOUR SHARING OF ACCESS TO THE SERVICE, OR OTHER INTERACTION WITH THE SERVICE. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR MAINTAINING AND BACKING-UP YOUR DATA AND INFORMATION THAT MAY RESIDE ON THE SERVICE. PROKOFOLIO 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 SOFTWARE WILL BE CORRECTED.
(c) ANY MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE SERVICE IS DONE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND THAT YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY SUCH MATERIAL.
(d) NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED THROUGH OR FROM THE SERVICE SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THE TOS.
21. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT PROKOFOLIO 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 PROKOFOLIO 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; OR (v) ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO THE SERVICE.
22A. EXCLUSIONS AND LIMITATIONS
SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES OR THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. ACCORDINGLY, SOME OF THE LIMITATIONS ABOVE (PARTICULARLY WITHIN THE DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY) MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
22B. GOVERNING LAW AND JURISDICTION FOR DISPUTES
Your rights and obligations and all actions contemplated by this agreement shall be governed by the laws of the United States of America and the State of California, as if this agreement was a contract wholly entered into and wholly performed within the State of California.
Any dispute, claim, or controversy arising in connection with this agreement or the breach, termination, enforcement, interpretation, or validity thereof, including the determination of the scope or applicability of this agreement to arbitrate, shall be determined by arbitration in San Diego, California, before one arbitrator. Any final judgment rendered against a party by said arbitrator shall be conclusive as to the subject of such final judgment and may be enforced in other jurisdictions in any manner provided by law.
The aforementioned choice of venue is intended by the parties to be mandatory and not permissive in nature, thereby precluding the possibility of litigation or arbitration arising in connection with this agreement in any jurisdiction other than that specified in this agreement. Each party hereby waives any right it may have to assert the doctrine of forum non conveniens or similar doctrine or to object to venue with respect to any proceeding brought in accordance with this agreement.
Service of process on you by Prokofolio in relation to any dispute arising under this agreement may be served upon you by electronically transmitting a true copy of the papers to the e-mail address provided by you to Prokofolio.
23. U.S. GOVERNMENT RESTRICTED RIGHTS
The materials on the Service are provided with "RESTRICTED RIGHTS." Use, duplication, or disclosure by the U.S. Government is subject to restrictions as set forth in applicable laws and regulations. Use of the materials by the U.S. Government constitutes acknowledgment of Prokofolio's proprietary rights in them.
Notices to you may be made via either email or regular mail. The Service may also provide notices of changes to the TOS or other matters by displaying notices or links to notices to you generally on the Service. The TOS and the relationship between you and Prokofolio shall be governed by the laws of the State of California without regard to its conflict of law provisions. You and Prokofolio agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located within San Diego, California. The failure of Prokofolio to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the TOS shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. The TOS constitutes the entire agreement between you and Prokofolio and govern your use of the Service, superseding any prior agreements between you and Prokofolio (including, but not limited to, any prior versions of the TOS). You also may be subject to additional terms and conditions that may apply when you use affiliate or other Prokofolio services, third-party content or third-party software. If any provision of the TOS or incorporated documents are found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties' intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of the TOS remain in full force and effect. You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to use of the Service or the TOS must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred. The section titles in the TOS are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect.
25. FREE ACCOUNT
As a courtesy, Prokofolio may offer a free account of our Services to prospective paying users. Paying users of our Services and users of the free account of our Services are equally bound to the terms and conditions set forth in these Terms of Service.
26. TRIAL PERIOD.
If you registered for a trial use of the Services ("Trial Period"), you must decide to purchase the Services within the Trial Period in order to retain any Content that you have posted or uploaded during the Trial Period. If you do not purchase the Services by the end of the Trial Period, your Content will no longer be available to you, and Prokofolio will not be responsible for any of it. To be very clear, after using the Services during the trial period, if you decide not to purchase the full version of the Services, you will not be able to access or retrieve any of the data you added/created during the trial.
27. ADMONITION FOR INFORMATIONAL AND TUTORIAL CONTENT
Our Services may include some informational and tutorial Content intended to demonstrate the general use of our Services or to otherwise maximize or enhance your use of our Services. Prokofolio shall not be responsible or liable for the accuracy, usefulness, or availability of any such information transmitted via our Services.
28. BETA TEST WARNING
Please note that the Prokofolio Website is currently in its BETA version and undergoing BETA testing. You understand and agree that the Services may still contain software bugs, suffer disruptions and not operate as intended or designated. Your use of the Services at this stage signifies your understanding of and agreement to participate in the Service BETA testing.
29. ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS
You consent to receiving electronic communications from Prokofolio via the email address/es you provided Prokofolio. You agree to keep your email address current and to ensure that the prokofolio.com domain name is “white listed” (i.e. not blocked as spam) in your email applications. The electronic communications Prokofolio sends you may include notices about applicable fees and charges, transactional information, our newsletter, email announcements and other information related to our Site and Services. These electronic communications are part of your relationship with Prokofolio and you receive them as part of your subscription to the Site and/or services. You agree that any notices, agreements, disclosures or other communications that Prokofolio sends to you electronically will satisfy any legal communication requirements, including that such communications be in writing.
You agree that you are not directly or indirectly working for a competitor of Prokofolio using the Service to gain access to designs, code, copyrighted materials or other business intelligence.
31. PROMOTIONAL USE
You agree to allow Prokofolio to link and access any portions of Your Website to demonstrate and promote our services to prospective clients.
To report any violations of the TOS contact us at:
Via Postal Mail:
Attn: TOS Violations
8358 Auburn Ridge Way
San Diego, CA 92129
Last updated on November 11th, 2010.