Terms of Service | Author Platform Sidekick

Terms of Service

These terms and conditions (“Terms of service”) govern your access to and use of AuthorPlatformSidekick.com service, management tools, software, applications, account management tools (collectively “Services”), and any and information, text, graphics, photos or other materials uploaded, downloaded, or used by the Services (collectively “Content”). By accessing and using the Services, you are agreeing to be bound by these Terms of Service. If you do not agree to be bound by these Terms of Service, you are not allowed to use the Services. Wherever used in these Terms of Service, “you”, “your” or similar terms mean the company, person or legal entity utilising or accessing the Services.

From time to time, AuthorPlatformSidekick.com may update and change the Terms of Service without notice. As a user of AuthorPlatformSidekick.com, your continued use of the Service after any such changes shall constitute your consent to such changes. You are responsible for regularly reviewing the most current version of the Terms of Service.

Included in our Terms of Service are AuthorPlatformSidekick.com’s privacy policy, this is currently available here.

By accessing and using the AuthorPlatformSidekick.com Services you are consenting to (or promising that you have obtained appropriate consent for) the collection and use of personal information by AuthorPlatformSidekick.com in accordance with AuthorPlatformSidekick.com’s privacy policy.

Overview of terms

  1. AuthorPlatformSidekick.com reserve the right to change the Services or stop providing them (temporarily or permanently) at any time and from time to time without notice.
  2. AuthorPlatformSidekick.com has no control over the policies of Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn and all other social media channels being utilized for campaigns. AuthorPlatformSidekick.com has no say with respect to the type of content that social media channels accept now or in the future.
  3. You acknowledge that AuthorPlatformSidekick.com makes no warranty that the Service will generate any increase in sales, business activity, profits or any other form of improvement for your business or any other purpose.
  4. You guarantee any elements of text, graphics, photos, designs, trademarks, or other artwork provided to AuthorPlatformSidekick.com for inclusion in any campaigns are owned by you, or that you have received permission from the rightful owner(s) to use each of the elements.
  5. Minimum term of any service is one month. Cancellations of any ongoing Service must be cancelled in the Subscriptions area of your Account or made in writing by mail, fax or email. If AuthorPlatformSidekick.com does not receive notification that the campaign should be stopped after the one month period in writing, you agree that AuthorPlatformSidekick.com will continue working and payments will continue to be made.
  6. After the first 30 days, you may cancel at any time, but no refund is available on services already paid for.
  7. No liability whatsoever (except as provided by law) will be accepted by AuthorPlatformSidekick.com for any damages or losses arising from or as a consequence of the provision of the Services or any other act or default on the part of AuthorPlatformSidekick.com or of any servant, agent or contractor of AuthorPlatformSidekick.com in relation to this agreement and the Services unless the same occurs because of the negligence of AuthorPlatformSidekick.com, its servants, agents or contractors in which case liability is limited to resupplying the Services again or a refund of the fees paid by you in the previous 1 month as elected by AuthorPlatformSidekick.com.
  8. Nothing in this agreement is intended to limit or exclude any liability on the part of AuthorPlatformSidekick.com where and to the extent that applicable law prohibits such exclusion or limitation.
  9. AuthorPlatformSidekick.com reserves the right to reject or discontinue the Services where we are unable to provide the services due to technical, ethical, legal, or other matters. Where applicable, AuthorPlatformSidekick.com will refund your money for any services not yet rendered.
  10. This Agreement shall be governed by the laws of England and Wales.

Your account

  1. An AuthorPlatformSidekick.com account requires your valid email address and full name. You must then provide your legal full name, a valid email address, and any requested information in order to complete the account sign-up process.
  2. You are responsible for maintaining the security of your account login information and for any activities or actions occurring under your account. AuthorPlatformSidekick.com encourages you to use a “strong” password (passwords that use a combination of upper and lower case letters, numbers and symbols) for your account. AuthorPlatformSidekick.com will not be responsible for any loss or damages resulting from your failure to comply with this obligation.
  3. Each account login is designed for use by one person. You may share your login details but must accept full responsibility for the actions of each person who has access to the AuthorPlatformSidekick.com Services.

Content

  1. Whilst AuthorPlatformSidekick.com makes every attempt to check unlawful content, AuthorPlatformSidekick.com cannot be responsible for the Content accessed or made available to others through the Services.
  2. AuthorPlatformSidekick.com has the rights to refuse or remove any Content that is available via the Services. AuthorPlatformSidekick.com may (but has no obligation to) remove Content and accounts containing Content that AuthorPlatformSidekick.com determines in its sole discretion to be unlawful, offensive, harmful, inaccurate, or otherwise inappropriate or deceptive (including Content that AuthorPlatformSidekick.com determines in its sole discretion to: (a) be libellous, defamatory, pornographic, obscene, or otherwise objectionable; or (b) violate any party’s intellectual property).
  3. AuthorPlatformSidekick.com does not permit verbal, physical, written or other abuse (including threats of abuse or retribution) of any AuthorPlatformSidekick.com customer, employee, member, or officer. Engaging in any such behaviour may at AuthorPlatformSidekick.com’s sole discretion result in the immediate termination or your account.
  4. You must not upload, post, host, transmit or otherwise make available to others unsolicited email, SMSs, tweets or “spam” messages through the Services.
  5. You must not transmit or otherwise make available to others any worms or viruses or any code of a destructive nature (“Viruses”) through the Services.

Use and restrictions

  1. You may only use the Services to: (a) access Content on AuthorPlatformSidekick.com’s website; and (b) access, manage and obtain information about your accounts with Third Party Service Providers in accordance with these Terms of Service and any terms specified by the Third Party Service Providers.
  2. You may not access or search or attempt to access or search the Services by any means (automated or otherwise) except through AuthorPlatformSidekick.com’s platforms and software.
  3. You may not use the Services for any illegal or unauthorised purpose, including in any way that violates copyright or other laws.
  4. You may not use the Services in a way that is detrimental to the operation of the Services or the access or use of the Services by anyone else. This restriction applies to any use that interferes or attempts to interfere with the normal operations of the Services, including by hacking, deleting, augmenting or altering the Services or any Content.
  5. You may not, without AuthorPlatformSidekick.com’s prior written permission (including the permissions granted by these Terms of Service): (a) copy, distribute, modify, enhance, translate, reproduce; (b) decompile, disassemble, reverse engineer, or copy source code; (c) modify another website so as to falsely imply that it is associated with the Services, AuthorPlatformSidekick.com or any other AuthorPlatformSidekick.com products or services.

Payment matters

  1. If you are purchasing Services from AuthorPlatformSidekick.com, you must provide AuthorPlatformSidekick.com with a valid credit card or Direct Debit details.
  2. Purchased Services are billed in advance on a monthly basis and, except for the first 30 days, are non-refundable. This means that there will be no refunds for partial months of service, or for months where the Services were unused.
  3. All fees are exclusive of taxes, levies, withholdings or duties imposed by taxing authorities, and you shall be responsible for payment of all such taxes, levies, withholdings or duties in addition to the fees.
  4. You must fill out your correct province/state/county and country so that AuthorPlatformSidekick.com can understand its obligations to applicable taxation authorities.

Modifications to the services and prices

  1. AuthorPlatformSidekick.com may change the Services at any time and from time to time without notice. Any changes to the Services, including releases of new features, tools or resources, shall be subject to these Terms of Service. AuthorPlatformSidekick.com may also stop (temporarily or permanently) providing the Services (or any part of the Services) to you or to its customers generally without prior notice.
  2. Prices of all Services, including but not limited to monthly subscription plan fees for Services, are subject to change upon 30 days notice from AuthorPlatformSidekick.com. Such notice may be provided at any time by posting the changes on AuthorPlatformSidekick.com’s website (currently located at www.AuthorPlatformSidekick.com).
  3. AuthorPlatformSidekick.com shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any change to the Services, price change, suspension or discontinuance of the Services.

Cancellation and termination

  1. If you choose to cancel your account, you are solely responsible for doing so properly. The current account cancellation procedure is as follows: Log in to your account on www.AuthorPlatformSidekick.com, access “My Account”, access “Subscriptions”, press Cancel” next to the subscription you wish to cancel.
  2. Your cancellation will take effect immediately. AuthorPlatformSidekick.com will store your most recent content for a period of no less than 30 days of cancellation; after this 30-day period, www.AuthorPlatformSidekick.com will delete all of your Content from the Services.
  3. AuthorPlatformSidekick.com does not accept any responsibility for loss of Content due to account cancellation.
  4. AuthorPlatformSidekick.com, in its sole discretion, has the right to suspend, terminate or restrict your access to the Services, or any other AuthorPlatformSidekick.com service, for any reason and at any time. Such termination of the Services will result in the deactivation or deletion of your account or your access to your account, and the deletion of all Content on your account. AuthorPlatformSidekick.com reserves the right to refuse to provide the Services to anyone for any reason at any time.
  5. The provisions regarding “Use and Restrictions”, “Payment Matters”, “Cancellation and Termination”, “Ownership”, “Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability” and “General” and any provisions which by their nature survive, shall survive the termination of these Terms of Service.

Ownership and licenses

  1. AuthorPlatformSidekick.com and its licensors retain title to and ownership of all rights (including copyright, trade-mark, patent, trade secret and all other intellectual property rights) in and to the Services and AuthorPlatformSidekick.com’s Content. You acquire no rights whatsoever to all or any part of the Services except for the limited use rights granted by these Terms of Service. All rights not expressly granted to you are reserved to AuthorPlatformSidekick.com and its licensors.
  2. We claim no intellectual property rights over the Content made available to others through your account. Additionally, your profile and other Content you provide to AuthorPlatformSidekick.com in connection with the Services remain yours. However, by making that Content available to others through the Services, or providing it to AuthorPlatformSidekick.com through the Services, you grant AuthorPlatformSidekick.com a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, fully paid up license (with a right to sublicense) to use, copy, reproduce, process, adapt, modify, publish, transmit, display and distribute such Content through any or all media or distribution methods (whether now known or hereafter developed). You also acknowledge that the purpose of the Services is to access the services of Third Party Service Providers, and that as a result you are agreeing to grant to AuthorPlatformSidekick.com any and all other rights you grant to applicable Third Party Service Providers.
  3. By posting any public media using the AuthorPlatformSidekick.com Service, you agree that you are following the relevant terms and conditions of the Third Party Service Provider you are linking to.

Disclaimer and limitation of liability

The Services are provided “as is”, “as available”, with all faults and without warranties, representations or conditions of any kind. Use of the Services is entirely at your own risk. AuthorPlatformSidekick.com does not make any representations, warranties or conditions about the quality, accuracy, security, reliability, completeness, quiet enjoyment, currency, or timeliness of the Services. AuthorPlatformSidekick.com does not assume any responsibility for any incompleteness, errors, security, viruses, bugs, problems, omissions, inaccuracies or other limitations in, or interruptions in the operation of, the Services. To the fullest extent permitted by law, AuthorPlatformSidekick.com disclaims all warranties, representations and conditions of any kind with respect to the Services whether express, implied or collateral, including, without limitation, the implied warranties and conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement or that the Services are or will be secure, complete or free of errors, viruses, bugs, problems or other limitations or will operate without interruption. To the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law. AuthorPlatformSidekick.com disclaims all liability, whether based on warranty, contract, tort (including but not limited to negligence, gross negligence or wilful misconduct), product liability, strict liability, statutory liability, breach of a fundamental term, fundamental breach, or any other legal theory, for any loss or damages of any kind (including, without limitation any (i) direct, indirect, special, consequential, exemplary or punitive loss or damage, (ii) lost profits or savings, (iii) business interruption, (iv) loss of programs or data (including any content), (v) lost revenue or failure to realize expected savings, (vi) loss of use, (vii) personal injury, (viii) fines, fees, penalties, or (vi) any other losses or damages whether or not authorplatformsidekick.com is advised of the possibility of such damages, resulting from the use of, or the inability to make use of, the Services.

General conditions

  1. Technical support is only provided to paying account holders and is only available during United Kingdom standard business operating hours, currently Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 9am to 5pm GMT.
  2. You understand that AuthorPlatformSidekick.com uses third party vendors and hosting partners to provide the necessary hardware, software, networking, storage, and related technology required to run the Services.
  3. You understand that the technical processing and transmission of the Services, 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.
  4. The failure of AuthorPlatformSidekick.com 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 AuthorPlatformSidekick.com and governs your use of the Services, superseding any prior agreements between you and AuthorPlatformSidekick.com (including, but not limited to, any prior versions of the Terms of Service). A printed version of these Terms of Service and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to these Terms of Service to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form. Subject to AuthorPlatformSidekick.com’s ability to amend these Terms of Service, they cannot be changed.
  5. If any of the provisions contained in these Terms of Service are determined to be void, invalid or otherwise unenforceable by a court of competent jurisdiction, that provision shall be enforced to the maximum extent permissible so as to effect the intent of these Terms of Service and such determination shall not affect the remaining provisions contained herein.
  6. You may not assign these Terms of Service or any of your rights or obligations under these Terms of Service to a third party. Subject to the foregoing, these Terms of Service shall ensure to the benefit of and be binding upon you and AuthorPlatformSidekick.com and their respective successors (including any successor by reason of amalgamation) and assigns.
  7. You agree that if you sue AuthorPlatformSidekick.com and do not obtain judgment in your favour, you will pay all of AuthorPlatformSidekick.com’s costs, including reasonable fees for in-house and outside legal counsel.
  8. These Terms of Service are governed by the laws of England and Wales, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of laws contained therein, and all disputes or other matters arising out of this License will be dealt with by a court of competent jurisdiction in England. These laws apply to your access to or use of the Services, notwithstanding your domicile, residency or physical location.