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 Terms of Service

User accounts on Rydia.net are subject to compliance with the terms and conditions below. Under the terms of this agreement, your usage of Rydia.net's services and servers indicates that you have read and understood the following agreement, and agree to be bound by the terms and conditions below. If you disagree and do not wish to be bound by these terms and conditions, you should not proceed to place your information on Rydia.net.

No written, electronic, or oral communication between you and Rydia.net will survive this terms of service. You agree that Rydia.net may modify this document and its services from time to time, and to be bound by any changes Rydia.net may reasonably make to this agreement. In the event of major amendments to these terms, Rydia.net will notify its members electronically, by email or in the service status journal. The latest version of the agreement will always be available from Rydia.net.

The content created by Rydia.net is exclusive property of Rydia.net. You retain full ownership of the data you place in your account on Rydia.net. We do reserve the right to make minor changes to Rydia.net configurations which may affect the behavior of client accounts and websites.

By maintaining or placing information on Rydia.net, you are acknowledging that you have read the terms and conditions below, and that you understand and agree to be bound by them.

USER CONDUCT AND RESPONSIBILITY

Your web space at Rydia.net must not contain any illegal, offensive, or harmful content. This means you will not use your Rydia.net account to restrict or inhibit anyone else from using the internet, post illegal material of any kind, send unsolicited bulk email (spam), or encourage conduct that would violate any local, state, federal or international law.

If any of your conduct gets you in trouble with anyone, we are not liable for your site, or the resulting consequences or damages that may result. This indemnification and hold harmness agreement extends to all issues associated with your account, including domain name and site content.

SERVICE TERMINATION

If you violate any agreements and/or conditions in the user conduct and responsibility clause, Rydia.net reserves the right to refuse or discontinue service to anyone, at Rydia.net's sole discretion. In the event of service termination, You, not Rydia.net, are responsible for notifying any third parties of the discontinuance.

Rydia.net electronically monitors its members and traffic to protect its members. You agree that Rydia.net has the right to disclose any information as necessary to the law, or to protect itself or its subscribers. Additionally, Rydia.net reserves the right to refuse to post or remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, that in its sole discretion, are unacceptable or in violation of this agreement.

NO WARRANTIES

At Rydia.net, we put in our best efforts to keep downtime at a minimum, announce all maintenance/service outages in our maintenance journal, keep all our clients and visitors safe from harm, and meet our customers' requests, even if they are not expressly offered in our service terms. However, Rydia.net service is provided "as is" and "as available" basis without express or implied warranties; like everyone else, we provide no warranty that the service will be uninterrupted or error free or that any materials available on the service is free from harmful components.

In the event of an extended downtime, compensation in the form of a partial refund may be credited to affected accounts; however, under no circumstances shall Rydia.net be liable for any direct or indirect damages that result from your use or inability to use the service, or for third parties' usage of the service to access your webspace that result in a failure of performance. If you are not happy with Rydia.net's service or terms and conditions with you, in a way that cannot be resolved between Rydia.net and you, your sole remedy is to discontinue using the service.

PUBLIC INFORMATION

By agreeing to these terms of service, you understand that the information you place on our services becomes available to all internet users. We have no way of limiting or restricting access to such information, or protecting your information from copyright infringement. Rydia.net goes above and beyond to help our artist customers minimize the occurrence of these "swipes" - however you must assume the responsibilities and risks involved with publicizing your content. Additionally, it is solely your responsibility to evaluate the accuracy and validity of all information and materials provided by other Rydia.net customers, or on the general internet, and make decisions accordingly.

PRIVACY

Rydia.net reserves the right to monitor any and all communication, traffic, and/or data through our servers, some of which may or may not be provided to you. You agree that Rydia.net is not considered a "secure" communications medium, and that like any internet medium, privacy is not guaranteed.

Information submitted to Rydia.net by you, the user, is used for statistical purposes, as well as enhancing and protecting Rydia.net's services to its customers. We never sell any information to any third parties whatsoever.

NOTICES

You agree that all notices from Rydia.net to you will either be posted on the Rydia.net website, or send directly to your e-mail or postal address. In either case, delivery shall be deemed to have been made five (5) days after the date sent.

Notices to Rydia.net may be made by email, sent via the contact form on Rydia.net, or to the email services(at)rydia(dot)net, once formatted into a valid address.

ACCURATE INFORMATION

You agree that as the person(s) legally responsible for the use of your account, you are at least 13 years of age. If you are over 13 but under 18 years of age, a parent/guardian will need to initialize the request for a Rydia.net account. Additionally, parent/guardian authorization is needed for whatever payment process is used.

The party responsible for your account also agrees to provide Rydia.net with any or all of the following: a truthful name, email address, telephone number, and mailing address. You agree that you have a continued obligation to keep all contact information current, and also agree that you, or a designated individual responsible for your account's payments, are the authorized user of any credit cards and/or bank accounts (through Paypal.com) used to purchase your Rydia.net hosting. You also agree that we have an obligation to fully investigate any fraudulent usage of the above.

NO INTERFERENCE

You agree not to intentionally interfere with Rydia.net in any way, including (but not limited to) giving false identification information to Rydia.net, obtaining access beyond that which you are authorized for, or interrupting/compromising the service for Rydia.net's other customers in any way. You further agree not to interefere, or use your Rydia.net space to interfere, with the proper operation of other systems reachable through the internet, including any attempt at unauthorized access. You agree to follow the Acceptable Use Policy of any network or service you connect to.

SECURITY

The security of your account is your own responsibility. You agree that you, and not Rydia.net, will be held liable for any loss you may incur as a result of someone else using your password or account, with or without your knowledge.

Any scripts or software you run on your Rydia.net space needs to be kept updated or upgraded whenever a new version is available. You may be held fully responsible for any compromise to your account for which Rydia.net is not properly notified, which may result in termination of service or additional stipulations between you and Rydia.net in order to continue service.

You will not share acess to your account to any third parties that are not authorized for access, and you agree that you are responsible for any use of your account by any party whom access has been granted. If any security violations are believed to have occurred in association with your account, Rydia.net has the right to suspend access to the account pending an investigation and resolution.

LOSS OF DATA

Rydia.net is not responsible for any lost files or data in your account. Although Rydia.net does its best to assist its customers in the event of data loss, it is your responsibility to make and maintain backups of your Rydia.net files and data.

PAYMENT

You agree, as a customer of Rydia.net, to supply payment for the services provided by Rydia.net, in the time frame and amount to be determined between you and Rydia.net. Payments must be submitted in advance of the time period serviced, designated by a payment "due date." You agree to be responsible for all billable time periods unless you notify Rydia.net of a desire to cancel your account. Rydia.net agrees to process payments on a timely basis, and to update your due date in your personal account information for you, which is accessible by the Rydia.net portal.

Rydia.net accepts personal/cashier's checks, money orders, and direct payments/credit cards through Paypal, Inc. (Paypal.com). It is your responsibility to keep your financial account(s) current and to have available funds for said payments. Rydia.net payments must be in U.S. dollars and consist of at least 1 month's payment.

If for any reason Rydia.net is unable to collect payment for the full amount owed for services provided, you agree that Rydia.net may pursue all available options in order to obtain payment. Rydia.net reserves the right to charge reasonable administrative fees for tasks outside of its regular services. Rydia.net agrees to notify the customer of such fees in advance.

SEVERABILITY

You agree that terms of this agreement are severable. If any part of this agreement is determined to be unenforceable or invalid, that part of the agreement will no longer be in effect, and instead will be interpreted in accordance with applicable law as closely as possible, in line with the original intention of Rydia.net. The remaining terms and conditions remain in full force.

Any failure of Rydia.net to enforce any of the provisions within this agreement against you or others shall not be construed to be a waiver of the right of Rydia.net to enforce such provisions.



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