TERMS AND CONDITIONS
You must read and agree to these terms and conditions before you can become an active member of blacktryst. Please read them carefully. "The Company" shall mean:
For good and valuable consideration, the sufficiency of which is acknowledged by you and the Company, you hereby agree to become a subscriber to blacktryst, and agree to be bound by all the terms and conditions set forth in this agreement (the "Agreement"). The parties to this Agreement are you, the Subscriber, and blacktryst. Subject to the terms and conditions set forth in this Agreement, the Company agrees to provide to you all the privileges of subscription to blacktryst available to a Subscriber in good standing. This Agreement is subject to change by Company at any time, and changes are effective upon notice to the Subscriber by e-mail, posting at or via hyperlink to blacktryst, or by mail.
I agree to be personally liable and fully indemnify blacktryst for any and all damages directly, indirectly and/or consequentially resulting from my attempted or actual unauthorized downloading or other duplication of materials from blacktryst alone, or with or under the authority of, any other person(s), including, without limitation, any governmental agency(ies), wherein such damages include, without limitation, all direct and consequential damages directly or indirectly resulting from unauthorized downloading of materials from blacktryst including, but not limited to, damages resulting from loss of revenue, loss of property, fines, attorney's fees and costs, including, without limitation, damages resulting from prosecution and/or governmentally imposed seizure(s), forfeiture(s), and/or injunction(s).
Some or all of the following fees and charges may be incurred by the Subscriber:
- Subscription Fees. The Subscriber is responsible for paying periodic subscription fees according to the then-current billing terms. For your convenience and satisfaction, all memberships, both trial and monthly will automatically renew upon expiration unless your subscription is cancelled at least 24 hours prior to expiration. The cost of renewal will not exceed monthly membership costs at time of members' initial subscription. Cost of renewal will not be affected by any increase in blacktryst subscription rates. All membership cancellations can take place by visiting this link.
- Other fees and/or charges for goods and services ordered at, through and/or from blacktryst and its licensees.
- blacktryst Subscription
Subscriptions may not be assigned or transferred to any other person or entity. Subscriber must promptly inform Company of the following: changes in the expiration date of any credit card used in connection with blacktryst; changes in home or billing address; and apparent breaches of security, such as loss, theft, or unauthorized disclosure or use of an ID or password. Until Company is notified, by conventional mail, or web site form of a breach in security, the Subscriber will remain liable for any unauthorized use of blacktryst. Upon request, Subscribers will be given access to billing records that support charges for use of the blacktryst.
Payment for the services provided to you at and/or through blacktryst may be made by automatic credit card or check debit and you hereby authorize Company and its agents to transact such payments on your behalf. You agree not to report as lost or stolen any credit card which you have used in conjunction with payment to blacktryst, or as unauthorized any charge by blacktryst, for any goods or services, including subscription, for which you do not have good reason to believe is, in fact, lost, stolen or unauthorized.
Subscription to blacktryst may be terminated at any time, and without cause, by either Company or Subscriber upon notification of the other by electronic or conventional mail. You agree to be personally liable for all charges incurred by you during or through the use of blacktryst. Your liability for such charges shall continue after termination of your membership for any reason.
Refund Policy: The billing system used by blacktryst or our authorized agents provides extensive credit card fraud protection measures and includes many features to protect users from accidental charges. Therefore, blacktryst will only issue a refund in case the reported problem is proved to be well grounded and we feel that a refund is merited. Refunds will be provided only under the rarest of circumstances and only after our Customer Service team carefully investigates claims using all data at its disposal. Refunds will be considered for the following issues: persistent technical problems originating with the blacktryst service that have been reported to our Customer Service department. blacktryst does not provide cash refunds: If an issued refund is for a recurring billing, only the most recent payment will be refunded. At blacktryst's discretion, a refund for a recurring billing will result in an immediate cancellation of recurring service. On issuing a refund, blacktryst reserves the right to add the customer to the negative databases of our associated authorized billing agents, and to any third party fraud prevention agents associated with the blacktryst product.
Subscribers are responsible for providing all personal computer and communications equipment necessary to gain access to blacktryst. Access to and use of blacktryst is through the use of a password.
Each Subscriber must keep his password strictly confidential. For security reasons, blacktryst will not release passwords. Unauthorized access to blacktryst is a breach of this Agreement and a violation of law.
Subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein, blacktryst hereby grants you a limited, non-exclusive and non-transferrable license to use graphic files, audio files, video files, text, hyperlinks, interlinks, search engines, and other software associated with authorized Subscriber use of blacktryst which Company provides ("Materials") during the period in which you are a current Subscriber in good standing. You may use the Materials only in accordance with the terms and conditions of your membership, only on one computer at a time and, if downloadable copies of the Materials are made available by blacktryst, you may make only a single copy of such Materials for your personal use and enjoyment. You may not remove any propriety notices from Materials at any time. You may make no use of Materials not expressly authorized herein or by prior express written authorization from Company. Prohibited uses, include, without limitation: (1) permitting other individuals to directly or indirectly use the Materials; (2) modifying, translating, reverse engineering, decompiling, disassembling the Materials (except to the extent applicable laws specifically prohibit such restriction); (3) making copies or creating derivative works based on the Materials except as provided herein; (4) renting, leasing, or transferring any rights in the Materials; (5) removing any proprietary notices or labels on the Materials; and (6) making any other use of the Materials. This license does not grant you any rights to any software enhancements or updates of any kind.
Except for public domain material or material otherwise licensed to Company for electronic dissemination, all Materials displayed at or otherwise available through blacktryst are proprietary, and, except for initial downloading, may not be copied, redistributed, or downloaded, in whole or in part, without the prior written authorization of Company. All editions of blacktryst, and all Materials and other matter used directly or indirectly in, at, by, through and/or with blacktryst are protected by the copyright laws of the United States, international copyright treaties and other laws and regulations. All rights are reserved. All intellectual property and other rights in and to the Materials and other matter at blacktryst shall at all times remain in Company, its parent(s), subsidiary(ies), licensee(s) and assign(s). All intellectual property and other rights in and to any intellectual property content accessed through the Materials is the property of the applicable content owner, which may be the Company, its parent(s), subsidiary or subsidiaries, licensee(s) and assign(s), or others, and may be protected by applicable copyright and/or other laws. The limited and non-exclusive license granted to you herein grants to you no rights to use such content except as set forth herein. This license will immediately terminate automatically if you fail to comply with the limitations described herein, breach any other provision of this Agreement, cease, for any reason, to be a Subscriber in good standing, or are notified of its termination by the Company or its authorized agent(s). You agree that upon such termination, you will immediately destroy all copies of the Materials in your possession.
You agree that Materials and all other services provided to you by Company are provided on an "AS IS" basis, without warranties of any kind, including without limitation the warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. The entire risk as to the quality and performance of the Materials and all services provided by Company is borne by you. Should the Materials or any other service provided by Company prove defective and/or cause any damage to your computer or inconvenience to you, you, and not Company, assume the entire cost and all damages which may result from any and all such defects. This disclaimer of warranty constitutes an essential part of the Agreement. Some states do not allow exclusions of an implied warranty, so this disclaimer may not apply to you and you may have other legal rights that vary from state to state or by jurisdiction. Under no circumstances and under no cause of action or legal theory, shall Company, its suppliers, licensees, resellers, or other subscribers, or their suppliers, licensees, resellers or subscribers be liable to you or any other person for any indirect, special, incidental, or consequential damages of any character including, without limitation, damages for loss goodwill, work stoppage, computer failure or malfunction, or any and all other commercial damages resulting from any use of Materials or other use of blacktryst.
Company does not screen or endorse advertisements or communications submitted to blacktryst by third-party licensees, advertisers, or subscribers for electronic dissemination through blacktryst. Subscribers are therefore advised to use their own judgment to evaluate all advertisements and other communications available at or through the use of blacktryst prior to purchasing goods and/or services described at blacktryst or otherwise responding to any communication at blacktryst.
Any liability of Company, including without limitation any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, alteration of, or use of records, whether for breach of contract, tortious behavior, negligence, or under any other cause or action, shall be strictly limited to the amount of membership fee paid by or on behalf of the subscriber to Company for the preceding month. Some states do not allow the limitation or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you.
Company is liable for damages resulting from disseminating, failing to disseminate, or incorrectly or inaccurately disseminating any Materials, data, advertisement or other communication at or through blacktryst.
No warranty is made by Company regarding any information, services, Materials or products provided through or in connection with the blacktryst, and Company hereby expressly disclaims any and all warranties, including without limitation: 1) any warranties as to the availability, accuracy, or content of Materials, information, products, or services; 2) any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Some states do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so the above exclusion may not apply to you.
"blacktryst" is a service mark of blacktryst, INCORPORATED. All rights are reserved.
All materials included at blacktryst are for the private use by Subscribers only. No other uses are intended by the Company and any other use is strictly prohibited.
If the Company should at any time provide any service which enables Subscribers to communicate with or otherwise share information with other Subscribers or persons providing any kind or service to Subscribers, you agree not to submit, publish, display, disseminate, or otherwise communicate any defamatory, inaccurate, abusive, threatening, offensive, or illegal material while connected to or otherwise directly or indirectly using blacktryst or other services provided to you by Company. Transmission of such material or any material that violates jurisdictional law, is strictly prohibited and shall constitute a material breach of this Agreement entitling Company to immediately terminate all rights to access to blacktryst. You are solely responsible for all information which you submit, publish, display, disseminate or otherwise communicate through blacktryst even if a claim should arise after termination of service. If the Company provides any such service described herein, you agree that all messages and other communications by you shall be deemed to be readily accessible to all other Subscribers who are authorized to access blacktryst and agree that all such messages and other communications shall not be deemed to be private or secure. Regardless of whether the Company provides any type of service described herein, you agree that you have hereby been informed and noticed that any and all messages and other communications which you submit to Company directly or through blacktryst can be read by the operators and/or other agents of Company, whether or not they are the intended recipient(s).
Notices from blacktryst to Subscribers may be given by means of e-mail, by general posting on blacktryst, or by conventional mail. Communications from you to the Company may be made by e-mail, conventional mail or telephone.
blacktryst's Copyright Agent for Notice for Claims of Intellectual Property Violations can be reached here.
This Agreement contains the entire agreement between the Subscriber and Company regarding Subscribers' use of blacktryst, Materials and all materials directly and indirectly related thereto. This Agreement supersedes all prior written and oral understandings, writings, and representations and may only be amended upon notice by Company. This Agreement shall be governed by and construed under the laws of the State of California and the United States as applied to agreements between California state residents entered into and to be performed within the State of California, except as governed by Federal law. The application of the United Nations Convention of Contracts for the International Sale of Goods is expressly excluded. If any provision of this Agreement is held to be unenforceable for any reason, such provision shall be reformed only to the extent necessary to make it enforceable. Unless otherwise explicitly stated, the provisions of this Agreement shall survive its termination. YOU HEREBY AFFIRM THAT YOU HAVE READ THIS ENTIRE AGREEMENT AND AGREE TO ALL ITS TERMS AND CONDITIONS BY CLICKING WHERE INDICATED BELOW AND BY AUTHORIZING THE USE OF YOUR CREDIT CARD FOR PAYMENT OF CHARGES AND FEES FOR YOUR OBTAINING A SUBSCRIPTION TO blacktryst.