Terms of Service

Thanks for using Talloo.

Please read these Terms carefully. By using Talloo or signing up for an account, you’re agreeing to these Terms. This is a legal agreement.

Let’s begin with the basics, including a few definitions that should help you understand this agreement. Talloo (“Talloo”, or the “Service”) is an online service offered through the URL *.talloo.com (“Website”) that allows you to post, connect, introduce, and exchange information with individuals and groups. Talloo is owned and operated by Talloo LLC., a State of Idaho Limited Liability Company (“Talloo,” “we,” or “us”). Talloo has employees, independent contractors, and representatives (“our Team”). As a customer of the Service or a representative of an entity that’s a customer of the Service, you’re a “Member” according to this agreement (or “you”).

These Terms of Use (“Terms,” including our Privacy Policy, Acceptable Use Policy, API Guidelines, and Brand Guidelines) define the terms and conditions under which you’re allowed to use Talloo and how we will treat your account while you’re a Member. If you have any questions about our terms, feel free to contact us at http://talloo.zendesk.com.

ACCOUNT

1. Eligibility

In order to use Talloo, you must:

  • be at least eighteen (18) years old and able to enter into contracts;
  • complete the registration process;
  • agree to the Terms; and
  • provide true, complete, and up to date contact information.

By using Talloo, you represent and warrant that you meet all the requirements listed above, and that you won’t use Talloo in a way that violates any laws or regulations. Talloo may refuse service, close accounts of any users, and change eligibility requirements at any time.

Represent and Warrant

“Representing and warranting” is like making a legally enforceable promise.

2. Term

The Term begins when you sign up for Talloo and continues as long as you use the Service. Clicking the button and entering your username means that you have officially “signed” the Terms. If you sign up for Talloo on behalf of a company or other entity, you represent and warrant that you have the authority to accept these Terms on their behalf.

3. Closing Your Account

You or Talloo may terminate this Agreement at any time and for any reason by giving Notice to the other party. We may suspend our Service to you at any time, with or without cause. If we terminate your account without cause, we’ll refund a prorated portion of your any monthly prepayment. We won’t refund or reimburse you if there’s cause, like a violation of these Terms or our Acceptable Use Policy. Once terminated, we may permanently delete your account and all the data associated with it, including your emails from our Website. If you don’t log in to your account for 12 or more months, we may treat your account as “inactive” and permanently delete the account and all the data associated with it.

Acceptable Use Policy

Our Acceptable Use Policy sets some rules that you have to follow as a Talloo user. Some are dictated by the law, some are common sense (do unto others), and some are based on our experience.

4. Changes

We may change any of the Terms by posting revised Terms of Use on our Website and/or by sending an email to the last email address you gave us. Unless you terminate your account within ten (10) days, the new Terms will be effective immediately and apply to any continued or new use of Talloo. We may change the Website, the Service, or any features of the Service at any time.

5. Accounts and Password

You’re responsible for keeping your account name and password confidential. You’re also responsible for any account that you have access to, whether or not you authorized the use. You will immediately notify us of any unauthorized use of your accounts. Talloo is not responsible for any losses due to stolen or hacked passwords. We don’t have access to your current password, and for security reasons, we may only reset your password.

6. Account Disputes

We don’t know the inner workings of your organization or the nature of your personal relationships, and we don’t arbitrate disputes over who owns an account. You won’t request access to information about an account that’s not yours, and you’ll resolve any account-related disputes directly with the other party. We decide who owns an account based on the content of the posts in that account, and if multiple people or entities are identified in the content, then we’ll rely on the contact information listed for that account.

PAYMENT

7. Monthly Plans

Talloo is free to use. In the future we will add features that you may want to subscribe to, but it is completely optional. To make things simple in our system we do consider free accounts as $0 accounts. This just defines a value that we can build a system around. Each month your account will be charged $0 unless it is a premium account, which we’ll offer later.

Our charges for monthly plans are posted on our Website and may be changed from time to time. If any part of a month is included in the Term, then payment is due for the full month. Payments are due for any month on the same date, or the closest date in that month, to the day you signed up with us and made your first monthly payment (the “Pay Date”).

8. Pay as You Go Plans

Our payment plan is simple. You pay for one month at a time and can cancel any time. If you cancel your account mid-term your account will terminate at the end of the current period. No refund will be given.

9. Credit Cards

As long as you’re a Subscriber or have an outstanding balance with us, you’ll provide us with valid credit card information and authorize us to deduct the monthly charges against that credit card. You’ll replace the information for any credit card that expires with information for a different valid credit card. Anyone using a credit card represents and warrants that he or she is authorized to use that credit card, and that any and all charges may be billed to that credit card and won’t be rejected. If, for some reason, we’re unable to process your credit card order, we will try to contact you by email and suspend your account until your payment can be processed. Sorry, we don’t accept T-shirts or other forms of barter at this time.

10. Refunds

We will give you a refund for a prepaid month if we stop providing our Services to you for a reason that’s not laid out in these Terms or our Acceptable Use Policy. You won’t be entitled to a refund from us under any other circumstances. We may offer a refund if a Subscriber applies for one based on the requirements posted on the Website.

11. Changes

We may change our fees at any time by posting a new pricing structure to our Website and/or sending you a notification by email.

RIGHTS

12. Proprietary Rights Owned by Us

You shall respect our proprietary rights in the Website and the software used to provide Talloo (proprietary rights include patents, trademarks, service marks, and copyrights). You may only use our brand assets according to our Brand Guidelines. If you need a copy please request them via http://talloo.zendesk.com.

13. Proprietary Rights Owned by You

You represent and warrant that you either own or have permission to use all of the material in you post. You release ownership of the materials you upload to the Service. We may use or disclose your materials only as we describe in these Terms and our Privacy Policy.

14. Privacy Policy

We may use and disclose your information according to our Privacy Policy. Our Privacy Policy will be treated as part of these Terms.

15. Right to Review

We may view, copy, and internally distribute content from your messages, posts and account to create algorithms and programs (“Tools”) that help us spot problem accounts. We use these Tools to find Subscribers and Members who violate these Terms or laws.

RULES AND ABUSE

16. General Rules

You promise to follow these rules:

  • You won’t violate our Acceptable Use Policy, which is part of this Agreement.
  • If you use our API, you’ll comply with our API Use Policy that will be released soon.
  • If you violate any of these rules, then we may suspend or terminate your account.

17. Reporting Abuse

If you think anyone is violating any of these Terms, please notify us immediately. If you think anyone has posted material that violates any copyrights, then you may notify us at http://talloo.zendesk.com.

Reporting Abuse

18. Bandwidth Abuse/Throttling

You may only use our bandwidth for your Talloo communications. We provide image hosting only for your posts, so you may not host images on our servers for anything other than your posts (like a website). We may throttle your sending or connection through our API at our discretion.

19. Compliance with Laws

You represent and warrant that your use of Talloo will comply with all applicable laws and regulations. You’re responsible for determining whether our Services are suitable for you to use in light of any regulations like HIPAA, GLB, EU Data Privacy Laws, or other laws. If you’re subject to regulations (like HIPAA) and you use our Service, then we won’t be liable if our Service doesn’t meet those requirements. If you’re located in the European Economic Area (EEA) or send messages to anyone in the EEA, you represent and warrant that in creating your contact list, sending messages via Talloo, and collecting information as a result of sending messages, you:

  • Will clearly describe in writing how you plan to use any data collected, including for your use of Talloo. You will get express consent to transfer data to Talloo as part of this process, and you will otherwise comply with whatever privacy policy you have posted.
  • Have complied, and will comply, with all regulations, as well as data protection, electronic communication, and privacy laws that apply to the countries where you’re sending any form of communication through Talloo.
  • Have collected, stored, used, and transferred all data relating to any individual in compliance with all data protection laws and regulations. You have the necessary permission to allow Talloo to receive and process data and send communications to an individual on your behalf.
  • Agree to indemnify and hold us harmless from any losses, including attorney fees that result from your breach of any part of these warranties.

European Economic Area

This applies to people who are sending to or from the European Economic Area. The EEA includes countries that are part of the European Union, plus Iceland, Liechtenstein, and Norway.

20. U.S. Export Controls

The software that supports the Services (the “Software”) is subject to United States export controls. None of the Software may be downloaded or otherwise exported or re-exported in violation of United States export laws. You’re downloading and using the Software at your own risk.

Export Controls

Export laws are set up by the government to keep certain goods and services from reaching other countries, usually because of security concerns or trade agreements.

LIABILITY

21. Limitation of Liability

To the maximum extent permitted by law, you assume full responsibility for any loss that results from your use of the Website and the Services, including any downloads from the Website. We (and our Team) won’t be liable for any indirect, punitive, special, or consequential damages under any circumstances, even if they’re based on negligence or we have been advised of the possibility of those damages. Our total liability for all claims made about the Service in any month will be no more than what you paid us for the Service the month before.

22. No Warranties

To the maximum extent permitted by law, we provide the material on the Website and the Service as is. That means we don’t provide warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose.

WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY

Since people use Talloo for a variety of reasons, we can’t guarantee that it will meet your specific needs. But we hope it does!

23. Indemnity

You agree to indemnify and hold us and our Team harmless from any losses (including attorney fees) that result from any claims you make that are not allowed under these Terms due to a “Limitation of Liability” or other provision. You also agree to indemnify and hold us harmless from any losses (including attorney fees) that result from third-party claims that you or someone using your password did something that, if true, would violate any of these Terms.

INDEMNITY

Indemnity is an agreement to compensate someone for a loss.

24. Attorney Fees

If we file an action against you claiming you breached these Terms and we prevail, we’re entitled to recover reasonable attorney fees and any damages or other relief we may be awarded.

25. Liquidated Damages

In some cases, a breach of these Terms could cause damages, but proving the actual damages would be impossible. These cases will result in the corresponding liquidated damages, which are a reasonable pre-estimate of the damages:

  • If you send emails or introductions that violate anti-Spam laws, then the liquidated damages will be five times the amount you paid us over the past 12 months, but not less than $900.
  • If you post images for anything other than your messages, or use our resources in any way that’s not permitted by these Terms, then the liquidated damages will be four times the amount you paid us over the past 12 months, but not less than $900.
  • If you don’t pay an amount due within thirty (30) days after we send you a late payment notice, then the liquidated damages will be three times the total amount you paid us over the past 12 months, but not less than $540 plus the amount owed.

26. Equitable Relief

If you violate these Terms then we may seek injunctive relief (meaning we may request a court order to stop you) or other equitable relief.

27. Subpoena Fees

If we have to provide information in response to a subpoena related to your account, then we may charge you for our costs. These fees may include attorney and employee time spent retrieving the records, preparing documents, and participating in a deposition.

28. Disclaimers

We (and our Team) are not responsible for the behavior of any advertisers, linked websites, or other Members.

FINE PRINT

29. Notice to U.S. Government End Users

The Software and Website, including all documentation, are “Commercial Items,” as that term is defined at 48 C.F.R. §2.101, and consist of “Commercial Computer Software” and “Commercial Computer Software Documentation.” The Commercial Computer Software and Commercial Computer Software Documentation are licensed to U.S. Government end users:

  • only as Commercial Items,
  • with the same rights as all other end users, and
  • according to the Terms

Published and Unpublished rights are reserved under the copyright laws of the United States. Manufacturer is Talloo LLC., 3355 N Five Mile Rd Boise, ID. 83713.

Notice to U.S. Government End Users
This part will matter to you if you’re affiliated with the U.S. government.

30. Assignments

You may not assign any of your rights under this agreement to anyone else. We may assign our rights to any other individual or entity at our discretion.

31. Choice of Law

The State of Idaho’s laws, except for conflict of laws rules, will apply to any dispute related to these Terms or the Service. Any dispute related to the Terms, the Privacy Policy, or the Service itself will be decided by the state and federal courts in Ada County, Idaho, and each party will be subject to the jurisdiction of those courts.

32. Force Majeure

We won’t be held liable for any delays or failure in performance of any part of the Service, from any cause beyond our control. This includes, but is not limited to, acts of God, changes to law or regulations, embargoes, war, terrorist acts, riots, fires, earthquakes, nuclear accidents, disease apocalypse, floods, strikes, power blackouts, volcanic action, unusually severe weather conditions, and acts of hackers or third-party internet service providers.

33. Survivability

Even if this Agreement is terminated, the following sections will continue to apply: Proprietary Rights Owned by Us, Proprietary Rights Owned by You, Compliance with Laws, Limitation of Liability, No Warranties, Indemnity, Choice of Law, Severability, and Entire Agreement.

34. Severability

If it turns out that a section of this Agreement is not enforceable, then that section will be removed or edited as little as necessary, and the rest of the Terms will still be valid.

35. Interpretation

The headers and sidebar text are provided only to make this agreement easier to read and understand. The fact that we wrote these Terms won’t affect the way this Agreement is interpreted.

36. Amendments and Waiver

Amendments or changes to these Terms won’t be effective until we post revised Terms on the Website. That aside, additional terms may apply to certain features of the Service (the “Additional Terms”). The Additional Terms will be considered incorporated into these Terms when you activate the feature. Where there’s a conflict between these Terms and the Additional Terms, the Additional Terms will control. If we don’t immediately take action on a violation of these Terms, we’re not giving up any rights under the Terms, and we may still take action at some point.

37. No Changes in Terms at Request of Member

Because we have so many Members, we can’t change these Terms for any one Member or group. If we did that, keeping up with the changes would be a logistical nightmare. So, no changes, no exceptions.

38. Further Actions

You will provide all documents and take any actions necessary to meet your obligations under these Terms.

39. Notification of Security Breach

In the event of a security breach that may affect you or anyone on your Email distribution lists (each a “List”), we will notify you of the breach and provide a description of what happened. If we determine, and notify you, that you need to forward all or part of that information to anyone on your Lists, you will promptly do it.

40. Notices

Any notice to you will be effective when we send it to the last email or physical address you gave us or posted on our Website. Any notice to us will be effective when delivered to us along with a copy to our legal counsel: Attn. Legal Department, Talloo, 3355 Five Mile Rd. Boise, ID. 83713, or any addresses as we may later post on the Website.

41. Entire Agreement

These Terms, our Privacy Policy, Acceptable Use Policy, API Guidelines (all of which are incorporated into these Terms by reference), and any Additional Terms you have agreed to make up the entire agreement and supersede all prior agreements, representations, and understandings.

Congratulations! You have reached the end. You are a very studious type and we are glad you care enough to know what you are entering into. Thanks for taking the time to learn about our policies.

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