Terms of Service
These Terms and Conditions define your rights, responsibilities and benefits as a Member of this Service. By using this Service, you accept these Terms and Conditions in full. If you disagree with these Terms and Conditions in whole or part, you must not use this Service.
We reserve the right to change these Terms and Conditions at any time. Your continued use of the Service after any change is made to these Terms and Conditions indicates your acceptance of that change. If you don’t want to be bound by any change to these Terms and Conditions, you must not use this Service.
1. Service Description; Eligibility
My Text Journal, and its applications, are internet services (the “Service”, “we”, “our” or “us”). “You” or “your” means an adult user of any of the services for yourself, and you as parent or guardian for any child under the age of 13 who you expressly invite to join a Group, for whom you will be held liable and strictly responsible. The Service is generally intended for adults. If you invite a minor to join any of your Groups, you are responsible for monitoring the child’s activity on the Service.
2. Use of Service; Security Obligations
In order to create Content, invite other users and create Groups, among other things, you must be a registered member of the Service (a “Member”). To register, provide us with a verifiable email address and in a verifiable cell phone number that can accept text or common sms messages. Failure to provide us with accurate, complete and updated registration information will constitute a breach of this Agreement. You may not
- select or use the name of another person, in any case with the intent to impersonate that person;
- use the name, alias, or phone number of any person other than yourself without authorization; or
- use a name or alias that we, in our sole discretion, deem offensive.
You are responsible for all usage that originates from your account. You are responsible for the confidentiality of your email address and phone number. You agree to notify us by mail or email of any suspected unauthorized use of your account or breach of security involving your account.
3. Limited Use License
You are licensed to use for personal use only (a) the Service, and (b) the text, files, links, and other materials (“Content”) which are contributed by other Members of your Groups and which appear as part of the Service.
When you post Content to the Service, you are granting us a limited license to host that Content and distribute that Content to our publisher for publication
The Service is not intended or licensed for commercial use. Any commercial use of the Service is prohibited.
4. Acceptable Use
You agree not to use the Service:
- for any unlawful purposes;
- to upload, Post, order for print, email or otherwise transmit or any material that is or promotes conduct that is obscene, offensive, blasphemous, pornographic, unlawful, threatening, menacing, abusive, harmful, defamatory, libelous, vulgar or illegal, that promotes racism, bigotry, hatred or physical harm of any kind against any group or individual, that “stalks”, harasses or advocates harassment of another person, or that is otherwise objectionable, in each case as determined by us in our discretion;
- to text, order for print, email or otherwise transmit or any material that provides instructional information about illegal activities; this may include, but is not limited to, information about making or buying illegal weapons or providing or creating computer viruses;
- to text, order for print, email or otherwise transmit or any material that infringes any copyright, trademark, patent or other intellectual property right or moral right of any person, including My Text Journal, or that constitutes an invasion of the privacy or publicity rights of another;
- to text, order for print, email or otherwise transmit or communicate any material that you do not have a right to transmit or communicate or that promotes an illegal or unauthorized copy of another person's copyrighted work; this may include, but is not limited to, providing pirated computer programs or links to them, providing information to circumvent manufacturer-installed copy-protect devices, or providing pirated music or links to pirated music files;
- to harm minors in any way; this may include, but is not limited to, texting, ordering for print, emailing or otherwise transmitting or communicating any content that violates child pornography laws, child sexual exploitation laws and laws prohibiting the depiction of minors engaged in sexual conduct;
- to forge or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any content texted to, or otherwise communicated or transmitted through the Service;
- to text, email or otherwise transmit any material which is likely to cause harm to our or anyone else's computer systems, including but not limited to that which contains any virus, code, worm, data or other files or programs designed to damage or allow unauthorized access to the Service that may cause any defect, error, malfunction or corruption to the Service;
- for any activity that involves the transmission of “junk mail,” “chain letters” or unsolicited mass mailing or “spamming”;
- to promote information that you know or believe to be false or misleading;
- for any commercial purpose;
- to impersonate any person or entity, including, but not limited to, an official of My Text Journal, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity; or
- to provide material support or resources (or to conceal or disguise the nature, location, source, or ownership of material support or resources) to any organization(s) designated by the U.S. government as a foreign terrorist organization pursuant to Section 219 of the Immigration and Nationality Act;
Even though all of the actions described above are strictly prohibited, it is possible that another user may violate these policies and that you may become exposed to material of the type described above. You waive your right to any damages, whether from us or from any third party, arising from or related to such exposure.
You further agree that:
- You are solely responsible for the Content that you text, publish, display, transmit or communicate (collectively, “Text”) on or using the Service.
- You will not interfere with or disrupt, or attempt to interfere with or disrupt, the Service or any servers, networks or equipment connected to or employed in conjunction with the Service, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations relating to this Service;
- You will not provide any information to us that is false or misleading, that attempts to hide your identity or that you do not have the right to disclose; and
- You will not use email, or any other communication information, from us or our affiliates to create “spam” emails.
5. User Content
You always own the Content that you Post with us (unless someone else owns it, in which case we may need to remove it – see “Acceptable Use” above). You retain all your rights in Content that you Post. If you want to remove it, you can at any time. Our use of your Content is limited to the purposes stated in our Privacy Statement.
If you text Content, you affirm, represent and warrant to us that you own or have all rights necessary to post the Content, and to authorize us to use – in accordance with the limited license above – the Content to provide the Service in the ordinary course in the manner contemplated by the Terms and Conditions. You acknowledge that we have the right, but not the obligation, in our sole discretion, to review, refuse to host and/or remove, any Content that is Posted to or available via the Service. Specifically, and without limiting the foregoing, you acknowledge that we may, but have no obligation to, remove Content that we determine, in our sole discretion, is unlawful, offensive, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene or otherwise objectionable or which violates any party's intellectual property rights, our site Terms and Conditions or applicable law. Activity or content which appears, in our sole judgment, to violate the law will be brought to the attention of the proper authorities.
6. Member Disputes
You are solely responsible for your interactions with other users or Members of the Service. We reserve the right, but have no obligation, to monitor or to attempt to resolve any dispute or disagreement between you and other Members. We disclaim any liability to any Member arising from or in connection with any such dispute.
All brand, product and service names, including any images or logos, used in conjunction with this Service which identify My Text Journal are, in each case, proprietary marks of My Text Journal. Nothing in this Service shall be deemed to confer on any person any license from My Text Journal with respect to any such brand, product or service name, image or logo.
Please review our Privacy Statement.
9. Service Availability
We employ reasonable measures to try to ensure that the Service is available on a 24 hours a day, 7 days a week basis. However, there will be occasions when the Service will be interrupted for maintenance, upgrades for emergency repairs or due to the failure of telecommunications links or equipment or other circumstances that are beyond our control. Reasonable steps will be taken by us to minimize such disruption where it is within the reasonable control of My Text Journal. From time to time, and without notice to you, My Text Journal may add or delete certain features or function from the services we provide. You agree that My Text Journal shall not be liable to you for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of any of its Services.
10. Liability Disclaimer
The information, products and services included on this Service may include inaccuracies or typographical errors. Changes are periodically added to the information herein. My Text Journal, and its third party suppliers, provide all Content in its Services “AS IS”, and without any warranty of any kind.
NEITHER WE NOR OUR THIRD PARTY SUPPLIERS MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS CONCERNING THE SUITABILITY, RELIABILITY OR ACCURACY OF THE CONTENT OR THE SERVICE FOR ANY PURPOSE. WE AND OUR THIRD PARTY SUPPLIERS DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, IN CONNECTION WITH THE CONTENT AND THE SERVICES, INCLUDING CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. IN THE CASE OF GOODS OR SERVICES PURCHASED VIA THE SERVICE, ANY WARRANTY IS SUPPLIED BY THE MANUFACTURER AND WE PROVIDE NO SUCH WARRANTY. IN NO CASE WILL WE OR OUR THIRD PARTY PROVIDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL OR OTHER DAMAGES INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOST OR DELAY OF USE, LOST PROFITS, LOSS OF DATA OR ANY OTHER DAMAGE IN CONTRACT, TORT, EQUITY OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY THEREOF.
11. Subscription Fees and Payment
My Text Journal includes fee-based Products and downloads. As a Member who subscribes to a Service (a “Subscriber”), you understand that membership in a Service is on a one-time or continuous service basis. This means that once you have become a Subscriber, your subscription will be automatically renewed and your credit card associated with that subscription will be charged based on the subscription program (e.g., annual, monthly, etc.) you have chosen. Credit Card charges will be processed before the product is sent for immediate download or upon order of a Book. All sales are final and are non refundable. Upon notification of your order being processed there will also be an opportunity to “opt out” of your renewal. If applicable cancellation requests must be received two days before the renewal date for the cancellation to be effective.
We may change our subscription, book or download prices at any time and from time to time. Each renewal of your subscription will be at the then standard renewal charge for the subscription period (e.g., annual, etc.) which you originally selected when you subscribed.
12. Special Admonitions for International Use
Recognizing the global nature of the Internet, you agree to comply with all applicable local laws, including but not limited to those regarding online conduct, privacy, copyright and content. Specifically, and without limiting the foregoing, 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.
Except to the extent specifically provided above under “Special Admonitions for International Use”, this Agreement is governed by the law of the State of Utah, without regard to any otherwise applicable conflicts of law principles, and the federal law of the United States of America. Any action to enforce this Agreement shall be brought in the federal or state courts located in Salt Lake City, UT.
Official correspondence must be sent via postal mail to:
My Text Journal, Inc.
Attn: Customer Service
1948 N 320 W.
Orem, UT 84057