Terms of use

Terms and conditions for using this web site

Welcome aboard

We hope you find it useful. By accessing our servers, websites, or content, you agree to these Terms of use last updated on Friday, June 16, 2017. Any use of this web site constitutes acceptance of these Terms of use and Privacy policy. We reserve the right to change the terms, conditions and notices under which this web site is offering.

Access license

If you are 13 or older, we grant you a limited, revocable, nonexclusive, nonassignable, nonsublicensable license to access UFOToday.com in compliance with the Terms of use; unlicensed access is unauthorized. You agree not to license, distribute, make derivative works, display, sell, or "frame" content from UFOToday.com, excluding content you create and sharing with friends/family. You grant us a perpetual, irrevocable, unlimited, worldwide, fully paid/sublicensable license to use, copy, perform, display, distribute, and make derivative works from content you post.

  • When signing up for a new account you must use only real and true information.
  • You may not use this web site for the purpose of research due to competition.
  • Promotions, marketing and solicitating users through this web site is not allowed and illegal.

You may only access this web site if your country, state and/or jurisdiction does not have any laws that require us to apply any censorship on data or dictates how we should protect or encrypt data such as personal user information.

General use

You agree not to use or provide software (except for general purpose web browsers and email clients, or software expressly licensed by us) or services that interact or interoperate with UFOToday.com, e.g. for downloading, uploading, posting, flagging, emailing, search, or mobile use. Robots, spiders, scripts, scrapers, crawlers, etc. are prohibited, as are misleading, unsolicited, unlawful, and/or spam postings/email. You agree not to collect users' personal and/or contact information.

  • When posting content from other sources you must also share the original source name and URL.
  • All content that is posted and/or shared with and/or to other users and/or entities may remain available and active on our servers even if you choose to close your account and delete your user information.
  • We may keep records about you and about your interactions even after you close your account.

Please post responsibly as you can and will be held liable for any posts that are offending and/or may casuse any damages to others, this web site is a platform to deliver your content in the same manner as you would use a microphone to voice your opinions, therefore, you are fully and solely responsible for your content and interactions with others.

Moderation

You agree that we may moderate UFOToday.com access and use in our sole discretion, e.g. by blocking (e.g. IP addresses), filtering, deletion, delay, omission, verification, and/or access/account/license termination. You agree:

  1. Not to bypass said moderation;
  2. We are not liable for moderating, not moderating, or representations as to moderating;
  3. Nothing we say or do waives our right to moderate, or not. All site rules, e.g. Prohibited items, are incorporated herein.

In case of a valid claim or a dispute against you - we will not hesitate to share your information such as IP address, time of use and other personal details with the offended/abused party in order to assist them in taking legal actions against you.

Money transactions

You authorize us to charge your account for UFOToday.com fees where apply. Unless noted, fees are in US dollars; tax is additional. To the extent permitted by law, fees are nonrefundable, even for posts we remove. We may refuse purchases, which may place a hold on your account.

Legal claims

If you feel some content infringes your rights, see our Copyrights page for more information and How to submit a claim.

You agree that:

  1. Any claim, cause of action or dispute ("Claim") arising out of or related to the Terms of use or your UFOToday.com use is governed by Nevada ("NV") law regardless of your location or any conflict or choice of law principle;
  2. Claims must be resolved exclusively by state or federal court in Las Vegas, NV (except we may seek injunctive remedy anywhere);
  3. To submit to personal jurisdiction of said courts;
  4. Any Claim must be filed by 1 year after it arose or be forever barred;
  5. Not to bring or take part in a class action against UFOToday.com Entities;
  6. (Except government agencies) to indemnify UFOToday.com Entities for any damage, loss, and expense (e.g. legal fees) arising from claims related to your UFOToday.com use;
  7. You are liable for Terms of use breaches by affiliates (e.g. marketers) paid by you, directly or indirectly (e.g. through an affiliate network);
  8. To pay us for breaching or inducing others to breach the "USE" section, not as a penalty, but as a reasonable estimate of our damages (actual damages are often hard to calculate): $0.10 per server request, $1 per post, email, flag, or account created, $1 per item of personal information collected, and $1000 per software distribution, capped at $25,000 per day.

To the extent permitted by law:

  1. We make no promise as to UFOToday.com, its completeness, accuracy, availability, timeliness, propriety, security or reliability;
  2. Your access and use are at your own risk, and UFOToday.com is provided "as is" and "as available";
  3. We are not liable for any harm resulting from (a) user content; (b) user conduct, e.g. illegal conduct; (c) your UFOToday.com use; or (d) our representations;
  4. We and our officers, directors, employees ("UFOToday.com entities"), disclaim all warranties & conditions, express or implied, of merchantability, fitness for particular purpose, or non-infringement;
  5. UFOToday.com entities are not liable for any indirect, incidental, special, consequential or punitive damages, or any loss (e.g. of profit, revenue, data, or goodwill);
  6. In no event shall our total liability exceed $100 or what you paid us in the past year.

Many jurisdictions have laws protecting consumers and other contract parties, limiting their ability to waive certain rights and responsibilities. we respect such laws; nothing herein shall waive rights or responsibilities that cannot be waived.

Termination of service

We reserve the right to terminate without any preliminary notices accounts and/or users that have failed to comply with this agreement and/or anyone else whom we feel that is not using this web site in good faith.