Terms of Service
Last updated: 2023-03-26
Welcome to Zlnk.io, a URL shortening service (the "Service") that allows you to shorten, customize, and manage URLs. These Terms of Service (the "Terms") govern your access to and use of the Service provided by Zlnk.io (the "Company," "we," "us," or "our"). By accessing and using the Service, you acknowledge and agree to be bound by these Terms, including any updates, modifications, or revisions that may be made in the future. If you do not agree with any part of these Terms, you must discontinue your access to and use of the Service immediately.
Eligibility and Registration
To access and use the Service, you must be at least 13 years of age or older. By accessing and using the Service, you represent and warrant that you meet the eligibility requirements. You may need to register for an account to access and use certain features of the Service. You agree to provide accurate, current, and complete information during the registration process and to update such information as necessary to maintain its accuracy.
You agree not to use the Service for any illegal, harmful, or offensive purposes, including, but not limited to:
a. Creating, distributing, or promoting illegal, harmful, or offensive content, including content that infringes on the rights of others, such as copyright, trademark, privacy, or other proprietary rights;
b. Engaging in any activity that compromises the security or integrity of the Service or any associated systems, including attempting to gain unauthorized access, circumventing any security measures, or engaging in any form of hacking or distribution of malware;
c. Using the Service to harass, threaten, defame, or otherwise harm others;
d. Using the Service for any form of spamming, phishing, or unsolicited commercial communication;
e. Impersonating any person or entity, or misrepresenting your affiliation with any person or entity;
f. Violating any applicable laws, regulations, or industry standards.
Intellectual Property Rights
The Service, its content, and any associated trademarks, copyrights, and other intellectual property rights are the property of the Company or its licensors. You are granted a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-sublicensable, and revocable license to access and use the Service solely for your personal, non-commercial use, subject to these Terms. You agree not to reproduce, distribute, modify, create derivative works of, publicly display, publicly perform, republish, or otherwise exploit the Service or any content therein without the express written permission of the Company.
We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to terminate your access to and use of the Service, with or without notice, for any reason, including but not limited to, violation of these Terms or any applicable law, regulation, or industry standard. Upon termination, all rights and licenses granted to you under these Terms will cease immediately.
Disclaimer of Warranties
The Service is provided on an "as-is" and "as available" basis, without any warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement. We make no representations or warranties regarding the accuracy, reliability, availability, or security of the Service, or that the Service will meet your requirements, be uninterrupted, or error-free.
Limitation of Liability
To the fullest extent permitted by law, in no event shall the Company, its affiliates, officers, directors, employees, or agents be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential, or punitive damages, or any loss of profits or revenues, whether incurred directly or indirectly, or any loss of data, use, goodwill, or other intangible losses, resulting from (a) your access to or use of, or inability to access or use, the Service; (b) any conduct or content of any third party on the Service, including without limitation any defamatory, offensive, or illegal conduct of other users or third parties; (c) any content obtained from the Service; or (d) unauthorized access, use, or alteration of your transmissions or content, even if the Company has been advised of the possibility of such damages.
You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless the Company, its affiliates, officers, directors, employees, and agents from and against any and all claims, liabilities, damages, losses, or expenses, including reasonable attorneys' fees and costs, arising out of or in any way connected with your access to or use of the Service, your violation of these Terms, or your infringement of any intellectual property or other right of any third party.
Governing Law and Dispute Resolution
These Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the jurisdiction in which the Company is located, without regard to its conflict of law provisions. Any disputes arising out of or relating to these Terms or the Service shall be resolved through good faith negotiations between the parties. If such negotiations fail to resolve the dispute, the parties agree to submit the dispute to binding arbitration in accordance with the rules of a recognized arbitration institution, with the prevailing party being entitled to recover reasonable attorneys' fees and costs.
Changes to Terms
We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to modify or replace these Terms at any time. If a revision is material, we will make reasonable efforts to provide at least 30 days' notice prior to any new terms taking effect. By continuing to access or use the Service after any revisions become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised terms. If you do not agree to the new terms, you are no longer authorized to use the Service.
User Content and Conduct
You are solely responsible for all content that you submit, post, or otherwise make available through the Service, including shortened URLs, and for your conduct while using the Service. You agree not to submit, post, or otherwise make available any content that is illegal, harmful, threatening, abusive, defamatory, obscene, or otherwise objectionable.
By submitting, posting, or otherwise making available any content through the Service, you grant the Company a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, sublicensable, and transferable license to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display, and perform the content in connection with the Service and the Company's (and its successors' and affiliates') business, including without limitation for promoting and redistributing part or all of the Service in any media formats and through any media channels.
You represent and warrant that: (a) you own or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions to use and authorize the Company to use all intellectual property and other rights in and to any content you submit, post, or otherwise make available through the Service, in the manner contemplated by the Service and these Terms; and (b) your submission, posting, or otherwise making available of any content through the Service will not infringe or violate the rights of any third party, including without limitation any intellectual property, privacy, or publicity rights.
Third-Party Links and Services
The Service may contain links to third-party websites or services that are not owned or controlled by the Company. The Company has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party websites or services. You further acknowledge and agree that the Company shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use of or reliance on any such content, goods, or services available on or through any such websites or services.
The Company respects the intellectual property rights of others and expects its users to do the same. If you believe that your copyrighted work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement and is accessible via the Service, please notify our designated copyright agent in accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act ("DMCA") by providing the following information:
a. A physical or electronic signature of the copyright owner or the person authorized to act on their behalf;
b. Identification of the copyrighted work that is claimed to have been infringed;
c. Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing and information reasonably sufficient to allow the Company to locate the material;
d. Your contact information, including your address, telephone number, and an email address;
e. A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
f. A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and, under penalty of perjury, that you are authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner.
Please direct all copyright infringement notifications to our designated copyright agent at [[email protected]].
We welcome your feedback, comments, and suggestions for improvements to the Service. By submitting any feedback, you grant the Company a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, sublicensable, and transferable license to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display, and perform the feedback in connection with the Service and the Company's (and its successors' and affiliates') business, including without limitation for promoting and redistributing part or all of the Service in any media formats and through any media channels.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding these Terms, please contact us by email at [email protected] We will respond to your inquiries as soon as reasonably possible.