By using the Website or clicking on an “Accept” (or similar) button, you agree to be legally bound by these Terms.
If you do not accept these Terms, you are not permitted to and must not use the Website.
Any new features or tools which are added to the Website shall also be subject to these Terms.
Unless expressly provided otherwise, in these Terms:
“Account” means an account created on the Website where the User subscribes to a SelfNote.org Personal Membership.
“Account Details” means a username, password and any other details provided by SelfNote.org to a User for the purpose of managing their Account.
“Content” means the content or materials including (but not limited to) still or moving images, videos, sound recordings or other audiovisual materials, artistic works, written works and personal information created or provided by a User for the purpose of a SelfNote.
“SelfNote”, “SelfNote.org “us”, or “we” means Tommy Collier LTD, d.b.a. SelfNote.org (also d.b.a. The Collier Collective) its subsidiaries and its subsidiaries’ directors, officers, employees, agents and advisors.
“Intellectual Property Rights” means patents, business method patents, rights in inventions, trade secrets, copyrights, mask work rights, moral rights, trade names (including derivatives thereof), trademarks, logos, service marks, images, photographs, slogans, trade styles, trade dress, and graphics, whether or not registered or otherwise legally determined to be owned, rights in trade dress, technical know-how, software, specifications, processes, designs, trade secrets, publicity rights, privacy rights, and all other intellectual property rights and proprietary rights worldwide, whether arising under the laws of the United States or any other state, country or jurisdiction, including all rights or causes of action for infringement, violation or misappropriation of any of the foregoing. For clarity, our Intellectual Property Rights include all right, title and interest in and to the Website, the Services and all derivatives thereof; the templates, tools, processes, data, data analytics, methods, and other proprietary means we use to create, develop or deliver the Website and/or the Services; and all names and marks that reference or include “SelfNote.org” and any name of our products or services.
“SelfNote” means the Content that a User sends via the Website to an email address specified by the User or Site Administrator after a period of time or at a date specified by the User or Site Administrator.
“Purpose” means the creation of an Account or use of the Service, as permitted under these Terms.
“Service” means the service provided by us which allows a user to access SelfNote.org send SelfNotes.
“Terms” means these terms and conditions.
“User” means a user of the Service.
“Website” means SelfNote.org and includes any version of the Service (including any “app” or similar version) that is able to be viewed or accessed on any type of device, including but not limited to tablet devices, and unless the context requires otherwise, includes all related services.
“Website Material” has the meaning given to that term in section 7 of these Terms.
“you” and “your” and means the person reading these Terms or such other terms or policies adopted in accordance with these Terms.
2. Creating an Account
To use the Service, a User must create an Account.
In order to create an Account, you must provide your email address.
3. Application of third-party Standard End User License Agreements
In addition to these Terms, where you have obtained a version of the Website through the Apple AppStore or other similar application platform (“Platform”), you acknowledge that your use of the Website is governed by these Terms and the Platform’s standard end user license agreement if and to the extent applicable. In the event of any inconsistency between these Terms and such standard end user license agreement of the Platform, these Terms shall take precedence over any standard end user license agreement.
4. Rules for using the Service
When using the Service or interacting with the Website and other Users, you must:
- be over 13 years of age unless you are acting with consent and supervision of a guardian.
- only use the Website for the Purpose and for no other purpose;
- not use the Website for any unlawful, fraudulent or otherwise tortious purpose and not to violate any applicable local, state, national or international law;
- not defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights of others;
- be respectful of each User and their friends and family;
- not create, send or post any personal information or images identifying a minor without the prior written consent of that individual’s parent or guardian;
- not impersonate any person or entity, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent yourself or your affiliation with a person or entity;
- not create, send or post Content that contains material that is untrue, fraudulent, misleading, inappropriate, tasteless, likely to cause distress, harmful or inappropriate for minors to view, culturally insensitive, unlawful, threatening, abusive, hateful, profane, defamatory, obscene, immoral, pornographic, offensive, violent, deliberately provocative or indecent, or otherwise objectionable, or that victimizes, harasses, insults, disparages, degrades or intimidates, or discriminates against, any individual or group of individuals on the basis of religion, gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, age or disability;
- not create, send or post Content that is of nuisance value or vexatious;
- not infringe, misappropriate or violate the Intellectual Property Rights of others (including SelfNote.org);
- not upload or transmit files, or cause users to upload or transmit files, that contain viruses, worms, "Trojan horses", Easter egg, time bomb, spyware, malicious code, corrupted files, or any similar software or programs that may adversely affect, damage, overburden, monitor or disable the functionality or operation of the Website or the operation of another's computer or other device;
- not interfere with, circumvent or disrupt the operation of the Website; the systems, servers, or networks used to make the Website available; or the security features of the Website or other websites or the Internet, including by hacking or defacing any portion of the Website or by making any “Denial-of-Service” (“DoS”) attacks, or violating any requirement, procedure or policy of such servers or networks;
To send a SelfNote as a User, you must provide:
- Content for the Letter;
- an email address;
- the period of time before or the date on which you wish the Letter to be delivered.
This information will be used by us to deliver the Letter to the email address you provide on the date you set as the date of delivery. Any Content, including personal information, that you provide must comply with these Terms.
Once you have sent the SelfNote by clicking on the “Send It!” button, you will only be able to read and edit your Letter for up to 48 hours after you write it. Once the 48 hours has expired, the Content of the Letter will be locked until it is delivered to the email address provided by you.
6. Intellectual Property Rights of Content
- We make no claim to ownership of the Intellectual Property Rights in the Content created by Users on the Website;
- you warrant that you have all necessary rights and consents in the Content that you contribute and that the Content does not in any way breach these Terms.
7. Use of Website Material
The contents of the Website (other than Content, Letters and Public Letters), including all other text, graphics, images, logos, icons, images, photographs, audiovisual material and other content (“Website Material”) are or may be protected by Intellectual Property Rights. Intellectual Property Rights in that material are either owned by or licensed to us.
You may access and view the Website Material for the purpose of your personal use of the Website. You may not, without our prior written permission, in any form or by any means:
- adapt, reproduce, store, distribute, print, display, perform, publish, disassemble, reverse engineer or create derivative works from any Website Material;
- commercialize or sell to anyone any information, Content, products or services obtained from any part of the Website;
- mirror or frame the Website or any part or page of the Website; or
- use any automated process of any sort to query, access, retrieve, spam, phish, pharm, pretext, spider, crawl, scrape, data-mine or copy any Website Material or generate or compile any document, index or database based on the Website Material.
If you are a recognized media outlet or a commercial online publication, you may use the Website Material subject to you acknowledging SelfNote.org as the source of the relevant material re-published by you.
You agree not to disclose to any person or entity, personally identifiable information about other Users that you learn using the Website (whether posted in a Page or e-mailed to you by a User) without the express written consent of such User.
Except as expressly set forth herein, no right, title or interest in or to our Intellectual Property Rights is granted by us to you whether by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, and the provision of the Website, the Services and the Website Material to you hereunder shall have no effect on our Intellectual Property Rights with respect to the Website, the Services or the Website Material. You agree to respect all such rights, and to take or permit to be taken no actions which would infringe upon, misappropriate or violate such rights. As between you and us, all Intellectual Property Rights in and to the Website, the Services and the Website Material, and any improvements or other ideas, discoveries or inventions related thereto (including any and all those made in response to your feedback or suggestions), will be our property.
The Website may contain links to other websites. Those links are provided for convenience only and may not remain current or be maintained. We are not responsible for the content or privacy practices associated with linked websites.
Our inclusion of linked websites should not be construed as an endorsement, approval or recommendation by us of the owners or operators of those linked websites, or of any materials, products or services referred to or contained on those linked websites, unless and to the extent expressly stipulated to the contrary.
9. Privacy, Security of Information and data and system integrityM
You acknowledge and agree that the Website and each Service are provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis. Although we will use reasonable efforts to provide the Website and the Service to you, you acknowledge and agree that we do not guarantee, represent or warrant that your use of the Website or any Service will be uninterrupted, timely, secure or error-free, that the information on or the results obtained from your use of the Website or the Service will be accurate or reliable, or that errors will be corrected in a timely manner or otherwise. The Website may contain bugs, errors or inaccuracies that could cause failures, corruption or loss of data and/or information from your device and from peripherals (including without limitation, servers, computers, tablets and smart phones) connected to your device. We reserve the right (but disclaim the obligation or responsibility) to correct any errors, inaccuracies or omissions, and to change or update information on the Website at any time without notice.
To the maximum extent permitted at law, you agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless, SelfNote.org against any and all liabilities, costs, expenses (including attorneys’ fees), actions, claims, suits, judgments, settlements, penalties, losses, demands or damages of every kind whatsoever directly or indirectly arising from, related to or connected with:
- your Content;
- your breach of these Terms; or
- infringement, misappropriation or violation by you of our or any third party’s Intellectual Property Rights.
You may not settle any such claim against SelfNote.org without our prior written consent. Any legal counsel appointed by you to defend such a claim must be experienced in the type of litigation involved and must be reasonably satisfactory to SelfNote.org.
11. Limitation of liability; Disclaimer
To the maximum extent permitted at law, you acknowledge and agree that SelfNote.org will not be liable to any person for, and you forever release and discharge us from, any claims that you have now or may have against us, whether under contract, tort, strict liability, negligence or otherwise at law for any special, indirect, incidental, punitive, or consequential damages of any kind whatsoever, or for any loss of profit, use, Content, data, opportunity, revenue or business, even if advised of their possibility, whether caused by any User or SelfNote.org.
To the maximum extent permitted at law, we also disclaim all warranties and representations, whether express or implied, including all implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, merchantable quality, fitness for a particular purpose, suitability, title, non-infringement, and/or arising from a course of dealing. We do not control or direct what people and others do and say, and we are not responsible for their actions or conduct (whether online or offline), or any Content that is shared (including offensive, inappropriate, obscene, unlawful or other objectionable Content).
You must ensure that your access to the Website is not illegal or prohibited by laws or policies (such as employers’ usage policies) that apply to you.
You must take your own precautions to ensure that the process that you employ for accessing the Website does not expose you to the risk of viruses, malicious computer code or other forms of interference which may damage your computer system. We accept no responsibility or liability for any interference or damage to your own computer which arises in connection with your use of the Website or any linked website or service and which is not attributable to SelfNote.org.
13. Termination and prohibition of access
We reserve the right to suspend or terminate your access to the Website at any time immediately without notice: (a) if we form the view there is a breach or threatened breach of these Terms by you, (b) for any other reason, or (c) for no reason. Upon any such suspension or termination, your right to use the Website and the Services will immediately cease and you will remain liable for all amounts due up to and including the date of suspension or termination. You agree that we shall not be liable to you or any third party for any termination of your access to the Website or any Service. To the maximum extent permitted at law, all provisions of these Terms which are by their nature intended to survive termination, all representations and warranties, all limitations of liability and all indemnities shall survive such suspension or termination.
SelfNote.org reserves the right to ban any person from using the Service on the basis of past or threatened breaches of these Terms.
SelfNote.org also reserves the right to modify, suspend or remove the Website or the Service (or any part of the Website or Service), either temporarily or permanently, at any time or from time to time, with or without prior notice to you.
14. Additional terms and policies
SelfNote.org reserves the right to put in place and adopt any further additional terms and policies that it considers reasonable and necessary.
You should visit the Website periodically to review these Terms. If you do not agree to the new terms, you may discontinue using the Website. However, if you continue to use the Website following our posting of new terms, such continued use will constitute your acceptance of those new terms.
Any provision of these Terms which is void or unenforceable may be severed from these Terms without affecting the validity or enforceability of other provisions.
Any failure or delay by us to enforce or exercise a power or right or provisions of these Terms will not constitute a waiver of those rights or provisions, and the exercise of a power or right by us does not preclude our ability to exercise that or any other power or right in the future. All rights not expressly granted are reserved.
We reserve the right at our reasonable discretion to revise these Terms at any time. You should visit the Website periodically to review these Terms. Amendments will be effective immediately upon notification on the Website. If you do not agree to the revised terms, you may cancel your Subscription Plan through your account. If you continue to use the Website or any Service following our posting of revised terms, such continued use will constitute your acceptance of those revised terms
18. Governing Law
These Terms are governed by, and must be construed and enforced exclusively according to the internal laws of the State of Colorado (and U.S. federal law, to the extent applicable) Any lawsuit arising from or related to these Terms or any other matter concerning the operation of the Website must be brought exclusively before the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado or any court sitting in Denver County, Colorado. The parties hereby expressly exclude the application of The United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods to these Terms, including Article 35(2) thereof. EACH PARTY HERETO EXPRESSLY AND IRREVOCABLY WAIVES ANY AND ALL RIGHTS TO TRIAL BY JURY IN ANY ACTION, PROCEEDING OR CLAIM RELATING TO OR ARISING IN ANY WAY FROM THESE TERMS, ANY DOCUMENTS EXECUTED IN CONNECTION WITH THESE TERMS, OR ANY TRANSACTION CONTEMPLATED IN THESE TERMS OR ANY SUCH DOCUMENTS. YOU AND WE EACH ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THE FOREGOING WAIVER IS KNOWING AND VOLUNTARY. YOU EXPRESSLY WAIVE ANY OBJECTION THAT YOU MAY HAVE NOW OR LATER TO THE VENUE OR JURISDICTION OF ANY ACTION, INCLUDING based upon lack of personal jurisdiction, improper venue, forum non conveniens, or similar grounds. Any action arising under these Terms or in respect of any Service or any product obtained through our site must be brought within one (1) year from the date that the cause of action arose.
19. Miscellaneous Terms
These Terms and any policies or operating rules posted by us on the Website or in respect of any Service constitutes the entire agreement and understanding between you and us and govern your use of the Website and the Services, superseding any prior or contemporaneous agreements, course of dealing, usage of trade, communications and proposals, whether oral or written, between you and us (including any prior versions of these Terms). Any ambiguities in the interpretation of these Terms shall not be construed against the drafting party. You may not transfer, assign or delegate your rights or obligations under these Terms or any portion thereof. These Terms will be binding upon and inure to the benefit of the parties hereto and their respective successors and permitted assigns and designees. The headings used in these Terms are included for convenience only and will not limit or otherwise affect these Terms. As used in these Terms, the words “include,” “includes,” and “including” are deemed to be followed by the words “without limitation”.
20. Electronic Signature
You agree that your acceptance of these Terms by electronic means, including an “I Accept” or similar button or checkbox or other electronic signature process, indicates your intent be bound and is binding upon you and enforceable in the same manner as a handwritten signature.
21. Contact Information
Questions about these Terms should be sent to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
These Terms were last updated on October 2023.