Updated March 29th, 2012
This is an Agreement Between You and Anonymizer
This is an agreement (“Agreement”) between you and Anonymizer, Inc. (or, if applicable based on where you live, one of its affiliates) (“Anonymizer”). This Agreement governs your use of any Web site or Web page operated by Anonymizer (each, an “Anonymizer Web Site,” and collectively, the “Anonymizer Web Sites”). You represent that you are at least 18 years of age and have attained the age of majority in the province, state or country in which you reside, and any information that you submit is correct. ANONYMIZER OFFERS THE ANONYMIZER WEB SITES TO YOU CONDITIONED ON YOUR ACCEPTANCE WITHOUT MODIFICATION OF THIS AGREEMENT. YOUR USE OF THE ANONYMIZER WEB SITES CONSTITUTES YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THIS AGREEMENT. THIS AGREEMENT CONTAINS DISCLAIMERS OF WARRANTIES AND LIABILITY (See Sections 9, 10, and 11); AND AN EXCLUSIVE REMEDY (See Section 10). THESE PROVISIONS FORM AN ESSENTIAL BASIS OF OUR BARGAIN.
How Anonymizer May Modify This Agreement
Anonymizer reserves the right to change the terms, conditions, and notices under which it offers the Anonymizer Web Sites, including any charges associated with the use of the Anonymizer Web Sites. You are responsible for regularly reviewing these terms, conditions and notices, and any additional terms posted on any Anonymizer Web Site. Your continued use of the Anonymizer Web Sites after the effective date of such changes constitutes your acceptance of and agreement to such changes.
ADDITIONAL TERMS ANY ANONYMIZER WEB SITE MAY ITSELF CONTAIN ADDITIONAL TERMS (FOR EXAMPLE, CODES OF CONDUCT OR GUIDELINES) THAT FURTHER GOVERN USE OF THAT ANONYMIZER WEB SITE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, PARTICULAR FEATURES OR OFFERS (FOR EXAMPLE, SWEEPSTAKES). IF ANY TERMS CONTAINED IN THIS AGREEMENT CONFLICT WITH ANY TERMS CONTAINED WITHIN AN ANONYMIZER WEB SITE, THEN THE TERMS IN THIS AGREEMENT SHALL CONTROL. IF YOU PURCHASE OR ELECT A TRIAL USE OF AN ANONYMIZER PRODUCT OR SERVICE THROUGH AN ANONYMIZER WEB SITE YOUR USE OF THAT PRODUCT OR SERVICE WILL BE SUBJECT TO ADDITIONAL TERMS, CONDITIONS AND LIMITATIONS INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO AN END USER LICENSE AGREEMENT FOR THAT SPECIFIC PRODUCT OR SERVICE, WHICH YOU MUST AGREE TO ABIDE BY IN ORDER TO USE THE PRODUCT OR SERVICE. AMONG OTHER ADDITIONAL TERMS, CONDITIONS AND LIMITATIONS THAT MAY APPLY TO YOUR PURCHASE OR TRIAL USE OF AN ANONYMIZER PRODUCT OR SERVICE THROUGH AN ANONYMIZER WEB SITE, PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT (I) ANONYMIZER’S CONSUMER PRODUCTS AND SERVICES ARE FOR PERSONAL USE ONLY, AND MAY NOT BE USED FOR BUSINESS OR COMMERCIAL PURPOSES; (II) ANONYMIZER’S ENTERPRISE PRODUCTS AND SOLUTIONS ARE INTENDED FOR USE IN BUSINESS OR CORPORATE ENVIRONMENTS ONLY, AND ARE NOT FOR PERSONAL OR HOUSEHOLD USE; AND (III) ANONYMIZER’S CONSUMER PRODUCTS AND SERVICES AND CERTAIN OF ITS ENTERPRISE PRODUCTS AND SERVICES ARE OFFERED ON A SUBSCRIPTION BASIS, AND ARE SUBJECT TO RENEWAL (AND PAYMENT OF ADDITIONAL FEES) IN ORDER TO CONTINUE IN EFFECT BEYOND THE INTIAL SUBSCRIPTION PERIOD.
Unlawful or Harmful Use of Anonymizer Solutions
The Anonymizer solutions are only for your personal use. You will not use the Anonymizer solutions for commercial purposes; including but not limited to, sending commercial email solicitation or advertisements. You will not use the Anonymizer solutions in any way that is unlawful, criminal, or harms Anonymizer, its affiliates, resellers, distributors, service providers and/or suppliers (each, an “Anonymizer Party” and collectively, the “Anonymizer Parties”) or any customer of an Anonymizer Party, as determined in Anonymizer’s sole discretion or any other person. You will not use the Anonymizer services to harass or threaten any other party. You will not use the Anonymizer Services to crash, slow, or intentionally harm any computer system. You may not use the Anonymizer solutions in any way that breaches any code of conduct, policy or other notice applicable to the Anonymizer solutions. You will not use the Anonymizer Services to obtain unauthorized access to any computer system. Without limiting the generality of this section, you may not use the Anonymizer solutions in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair any computer system or Anonymizer Web Site (or the network(s) connected to any Anonymizer Web Site) or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the Anonymizer Web Sites.
Spam is Prohibited and Causes Damage; Spam Filtering Technology
Without limiting the generality of Section 4, you will not use the Anonymizer Web Sites or solutions to transmit, either directly or indirectly, any unsolicited bulk e-mail or unsolicited commercial e-mail. You will not use the Anonymizer Web Sites in any way that violates the Anonymizer Anti-Spam Policy. You may view our Anti-Spam Policy outlined in our User Agreement – Personal, Non-Commercial Use. A breach of any part of the Anti-Spam Policy is a breach of this Agreement. Anonymizer may use filtering technology or other measures in its efforts to stop unsolicited bulk e-mail and unsolicited commercial e-mail, and if your use of the Anonymizer Web Sites includes e-mail related services, then such filtering technology or other measures may block, either temporarily or permanently, some e-mail sent to you through the Anonymizer Web Sites even if such e-mail does not violate the Anti-Spam Policy.
To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, Anonymizer may monitor e-mail, or other electronic communications and may disclose such information in the event it has a good faith reason to believe it is necessary for purposes of ensuring your compliance with this Agreement, and protecting the rights, property, and interests of the Anonymizer Parties or any customer of a Anonymizer Party.
Your use of any software or services associated with the Anonymizer Web Sites will be governed by the terms and conditions of the end user license agreement (“EULA”) accompanying such software. If you receive any software that is not accompanied by a EULA, then Anonymizer grants to you a non-exclusive, revocable, personal, non-transferable license to use such software solely in connection with the Anonymizer Web Sites and in accordance with this Agreement. Anonymizer reserves all rights to such software not expressly granted to you in this Agreement. Such software is protected by copyright and other intellectual property laws and treaties. Anonymizer or its suppliers own the title, copyright, and other intellectual property rights in such software, and such software is licensed, not sold. You will not disassemble, decompile, or reverse engineer, such software, except and only to the extent that such activity is expressly permitted by applicable law. Anonymizer may automatically check your version of such software and provide occasional in-product messages to notify you of the new software updates, upcoming service expirations, or newly emerging security threats.
Automated and High Speed Requests
You will not access the Anonymizer Web Sites using any automated system or using repeated high speed requests.
ANONYMIZER MAKES NO WARRANTY ANONYMIZER PROVIDES THE ANONYMIZER WEB SITES “AS IS,” “WITH ALL FAULTS” AND “AS AVAILABLE,” AND THE ENTIRE RISK AS TO SATISFACTORY QUALITY, PERFORMANCE, ACCURACY, AND EFFORT IS WITH YOU. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, THE ANONYMIZER PARTIES MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. THE ANONYMIZER PARTIES DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS, EXPRESS, STATUTORY AND IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION (1) WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, WORKMANLIKE EFFORT, ACCURACY, TITLE, QUIET ENJOYMENT, NO ENCUMBRANCES, NO LIENS AND NON-INFRINGEMENT, (2) WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS ARISING THROUGH COURSE OF DEALING OR USAGE OF TRADE, AND (3) WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS THAT ACCESS TO OR USE OF THE ANONYMIZER WEB SITES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE. THERE ARE NO WARRANTIES THAT EXTEND BEYOND THE FACE OF THIS AGREEMENT.
LIABILITY LIMITATION; YOUR EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IN NO EVENT WILL ANY ANONYMIZER PARTY BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF, BASED ON, OR RESULTING FROM THIS AGREEMENT OR YOUR USE OF THE ANONYMIZER WEB SITES, EVEN IF SUCH ANONYMIZER PARTY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THE EXCLUSION OF DAMAGES UNDER SECTION 10 IS INDEPENDENT OF YOUR EXCLUSIVE REMEDY AND SURVIVES IN THE EVENT SUCH REMEDY FAILS OF ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE OR IS OTHERWISE DEEMED UNENFORCEABLE. THESE LIMITATIONS AND EXCLUSIONS APPLY WITHOUT REGARD TO WHETHER THE DAMAGES ARISE FROM (1) BREACH OF CONTRACT, (2) BREACH OF WARRANTY, (3) NEGLIGENCE, OR (4) ANY OTHER CAUSE OF ACTION, TO THE EXTENT SUCH EXCLUSION AND LIMITATIONS ARE NOT PROHIBITED BY APPLICABLE LAW. IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH THE ANONYMIZER WEB SITES, YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH ANY PART OF THIS AGREEMENT, OR YOU HAVE ANY OTHER DISPUTE OR CLAIM WITH OR AGAINST ANY ANONYMIZER PARTY WITH RESPECT TO THIS AGREEMENT OR THE ANONYMIZER WEB SITES, THEN YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USING THE ANONYMIZER WEB SITES.
CHANGES TO THE ANONYMIZER WEB SITES; ADDITIONAL LIABILITY LIMITATION THE ANONYMIZER PARTIES MAY CHANGE THE ANONYMIZER WEB SITES OR DELETE FEATURES IN ANY WAY, AT ANY TIME AND FOR ANY REASON. As you use the Anonymizer Web Sites, you should expect to receive, access or use information, materials, graphics, software, data and content (collectively, “Content”) originated by Anonymizer and persons other than Anonymizer (any such person is referred to as a “Third Party”). WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF SECTIONS 9 AND 10, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT THE ANONYMIZER PARTIES ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR (1) ANY CONTENT, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY INFRINGING, INACCURATE, OBSCENE, INDECENT, THREATENING, OFFENSIVE, DEFAMATORY, TORTIOUS, OR ILLEGAL CONTENT, OR (2) ANY THIRD PARTY CONDUCT, TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA. IN ADDITION, WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF SECTIONS 9 AND 10, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT ANONYMIZER IS NOT RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR (1) ANY VIRUSES OR OTHER DISABLING FEATURES THAT AFFECT YOUR ACCESS TO OR USE OF THE ANONYMIZER WEB SITES, (2) ANY INCOMPATIBILITY BETWEEN THE ANONYMIZER WEB SITES AND OTHER WEB SITES, SERVICES, SOFTWARE AND HARDWARE, (3) ANY DELAYS OR FAILURES YOU MAY EXPERIENCE IN INITIATING, CONDUCTING OR COMPLETING ANY TRANSMISSIONS OR TRANSACTIONS IN CONNECTION WITH THE ANONYMIZER WEB SITES IN AN ACCURATE OR TIMELY MANNER, OR (4) ANY DAMAGES OR COSTS OF ANY TYPE ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH YOUR USE OF ANY SERVICES AVAILABLE FROM ANONYMIZER OR THIRD PARTIES THOUGH LINKS CONTAINED ON THE ANONYMIZER WEB SITES. THE LIMITATIONS, EXCLUSIONS AND DISCLAIMERS IN SECTIONS 9, 10 AND 11 OF THIS AGREEMENT APPLY TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, AND ARE NOT INTENDED TO DEPRIVE YOU OF ANY MANDATORY PROTECTIONS PROVIDED TO YOU UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.
Termination; Access Restriction
Anonymizer may terminate this Agreement, or terminate or suspend your access to the Anonymizer Web Sites at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice. Upon such termination or suspension, your right to use the Anonymizer Web Sites will immediately cease.
Choice of Law and Location for Resolving Disputes
If this Agreement is with Anonymizer, claims for enforcement, breach or violation of duties or rights under this Agreement will be adjudicated under the laws of the State of California, without reference to conflict of laws principles. If this Agreement is with an Anonymizer affiliate, claims for enforcement, breach or violation of duties or rights under this Agreement will be adjudicated under the laws of the place of incorporation for such Anonymizer affiliate, without reference to conflict of laws principles. All other claims, including, without limitation, claims under or for violation of consumer protection laws, unfair competition laws, and in tort, will be adjudicated under the laws of your state of residence in the United States, or, if you reside outside the United States, under the laws of the country to which the subject Anonymizer Web Sites are directed. If this Agreement is with Anonymizer, you hereby irrevocably consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of state or federal courts in San Diego County, California, USA in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of the Anonymizer Web Sites. If this Agreement is with a Anonymizer affiliate, you hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the courts located in the place of incorporation for such Anonymizer affiliate in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of the Anonymizer Web Sites.
Interpreting the Agreement; Assignment
If any part of this Agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of this Agreement will continue in effect. Anonymizer may assign this Agreement, in whole or in part, at any time with or without notice to you. You may not assign this Agreement, or assign, transfer or sublicense your rights, if any, in the ANONYMIZER Web Sites. Except as expressly stated herein, this Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and Anonymizer with respect to the Anonymizer Web Sites and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral or written, between you and Anonymizer with respect to the Anonymizer Web Sites. The section titles in the Agreement are solely used for the convenience of the parties and have no legal or contractual significance.
YOU HAVE LIMITED TIME TO BRING YOUR CLAIM YOU AND ANONYMIZER AGREE THAT ANY CAUSE OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THE ANONYMIZER WEB SITES MUST COMMENCE WITHIN ONE (1) YEAR AFTER THE CAUSE OF ACTION ACCRUES. OTHERWISE, SUCH CAUSE OF ACTION IS PERMANENTLY BARRED.
Copyright and Trademark Notices; Other Acknowledgements
All contents of the Anonymizer Web Sites are Copyright © Anonymizer, Inc. and/or its suppliers. All rights reserved. Anonymizer and/or other Anonymizer products and services referenced herein may also be either trademarks or registered trademarks of Anonymizer in the United States and/or other countries. The names of actual companies and products mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners. The example companies, organizations, products, domain names, e-mail addresses, logos, people, places and events depicted herein are fictitious. No association with any real company, organization, product, domain name, e-mail address, logo, person, places or events is intended or should be inferred. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.
Other Notices; Copyright and Intellectual Property Policies
Anonymizer takes allegations of intellectual property infringement very seriously and, as a courtesy, we investigate matters raised by copyright and trademark owners. Anonymizer will investigate all reasonable complaints; in response, Anonymizer may disable access to services and/or terminate customers, including (but not limited to) repeat infringers. Please note that a complainant’s contact details may be forwarded to the affected customer.
The Anonymizer products and services may be subject to United States export controls. Access to Anonymizer services is prohibited from any country to which the United States has embargoed goods ( Syria, Sudan, North Korea, Afghanistan, Cuba, Iran, Iraq, and Libya) and from any organization named on the United State’s Commerce Department’s “Denied Parties List.” In using the Anonymizer services, you are tacitly consenting to abide by all applicable US export laws and regulations. You are also confirming that you are not under the control of or residing in any country named under US export law. For more complete information on export laws, please refer to the US Commerce Department Bureau of Export Administration at (202) 482-2440, or (202) 482-4811.
Disallowed Uses of Anonymizer Services
By using the Anonymizer Services, you agree to be bound, without any limitation or qualification, by the following Policies.
You agree not to use the Services to carry out unlawful activities.
You agree not to use a robot, such as ReGet, GetRight, Go!Zilla, or any similar programs, to download content continuously in an unattended or attended basis.
Anonymizer is not responsible in anyway for any damages or losses, either directly or indirectly, arising from your use of the Service, or by your inability to use the Service.
If you post messages through the Service, or send email through the Service, you agree not to send anything that is unlawful. You agree that you will not use the Service to:
harass, threaten, or abuse others.
invade the privacy of others.
infringe the copyright and/or intellectual properties of others.
impersonate another person or entity.
SPAM the Internet.
do anything illegal.
The Services are provided “as is”. There is no warranty, expresses or implied, of any kind. Anonymizer does not warrant that the contents retrieved through the Service are error free.
You agree not to use the Service to post or email messages of a spamming nature or in violation of the Anonymizer Anti-Spam Policy.
Notices concerning alleged infringement of third party intellectual property rights shall be governed by Anonymizer’s Infringement Notification Policy, http://www.anonymizer.com/legal/, the terms of which are incorporated herein.
Refunds will only be given within 45 days of purchase of Anonymizer software and services. Refunds will only be given by emailing Technical Support via our Email Us form. This policy is necessary to prevent users from obtaining accounts for the sole purpose of abusive use as outlined above, and then canceling the account after malicious acts have been carried out.
When you purchase Anonymizer services, your account will be configured for Autobill. If you choose not to utilize our automatic billing option, you can change this option only by logging into your account or emailing Technical Support via our Email Us form. We will not bill you for continued service when your account expires and it will be your responsibility to renew your account if you desire continued service. If you remain on automatic billing, your account will automatically renew at the end of your subscription and your credit card will be billed accordingly.