TEXT MESSAGING SERVICE
SimplifiedAlerts.com (SimplifiedAlerts.com, the Service) is provided by Simplified Solutions, LLC. located at 150 North Michigan Avenue Suite 2800, Chicago, Illinois 60601.
When you sign up with our Service, you automatically confirm that you accept all terms in this agreement. You can sign up with SimplifiedAlerts irrespective of where you live in the world and your age. Please observe however, that underage persons need consent from parents. You always act as a private person and only represent yourself.
DESCRIPTION OF SERVICE
SimplifiedAlerts supplies you with a set of services that allow you to send text and email messages to US cell phone carriers. This is NOT A FREE SERVICE. All SMS messages (alerts) (one SMS +email = one alert, one Alert=160 characters ASCII or 70 characters UNICODE outgoing) require one credit in order to be processed. When you create a new account you have the option of a free trial with 100 Alert credits or 30 days, whichever is exhausted first, so that you can evaluate our service.
As part of your account you also agree to receive occasional information directly from SimplifiedAlerts. You can opt-out of receiving these emails by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
USAGE - IMPORTANT
We offer SimplifiedAlerts.com so users can send out text (sms) and email alerts to opt-in users of their account. The service must not be used for unlawful, inappropriate or criminal purposes. You cannot use SimplifiedAlerts service in a way that disturbs other users or intrudes on other persons or on their property. You are responsible for ensuring that the information you provide using our services is legal and in accordance with normal morals and the general ethics which apply on the Internet. Consequently, you are not allowed to: encourage a crime or assist anyone who encourages a crime in any way, make or distribute statements which discriminate or emphasize anyone's race, skin color, sex, religion, ethnic origin or sexual orientation, distribute pornographic pictures or pictures which portray gross violence, force or brutality, make or distribute statements which are offensive or insulting. If you do any of the described activities: Your account will be deleted without warning of any kind.
We assume that you will use our service in strict agreement with our usage policy and communicate with people in a friendly manner. We will therefore share all information available to us about you and your account, should we receive a complaint that your account was used in violation of our policy. By proceeding to use SimplifiedAlerts.com you explicitly agree with this statement. If you do not agree with this policy, you cannot use our service.
When you register, we may ask you to state your address and other information related specifically to your account. If you chose to register your name as part of your email address or elsewhere, you consequently agree to that your name and other information you have provided will be stored in the SimplifiedAlerts database.
FEATURES AND ACCOUNT POLICIES
When you have received your email address and your password, you can send a few test SMS messages to a limited number of networks (this limitation is removed for PREPAID users). You may use up to 1 MB of memory for your account. It is your responsibility to manage and periodically empty your mailbox. If your account exceeds 1 MB our automated cleanup service will delete part of your messages starting with the oldest ones. Also, automated cleanup process deletes all messages of evaluation accounts older than 14 days. All email messages (sent or received) are deleted automatically after 30 days (of sending or receiving). Your account may also be prevented from receiving new messages while its size exceeds the limit. Should you want to exceed this limit and stop receiving promotional messages you can open a pre-paid account. If you are interested in this option please review available information on SMS account types. If you choose to recommend your friends to SimplifiedAlerts, you will receive some credits when they sign up and some additional bonus credits when they become prepaid. If you refer friends from an evaluation account, these new credits will be additional test credits; you will be unable to send custom personalized messages until you become a paid user.
The international SMS network is built on the "best effort" principle with high historical delivery rates. This means that delivery of messages cannot be guaranteed. We cannot guarantee delivery of messages and we do not refund credits for unsuccessful messages.
QUALITY OF DATA
The information that you state to us when you register must be updated, correct and complete. Please note that accounts with invalid information (for example e-mail account, name or address) may be deleted as our sole discretion, together with all associated information. It is your responsibility to make sure that your information is up-to-date.
Subscription accounts enable account holders to send and receive SMS messages at preferential terms. The payment for a subscription is executed monthly on the day the subscriber first joined the program. Subscriptions can be cancelled under the following terms:
1. Subscription privileges stop at the time of cancellation
2. No refunds for subscriptions will be issued under any circumstances
To cancel your subscription, please send and email to email@example.com. Then request that the subscription be cancelled.
The ability to send and receive SMS messages is subject to subscriber contracts, roaming agreements and billing configuration. Due to the nature of the global SMS network the roaming and interoperability status, as well as our ability to deliver your messages to or from any network may change without notice.
Simplified Solutions, LLC will immediately terminate and delete your SimplifiedAlerts account if it believes that the account is being used for SPAM or unsolicited bulk messaging. SimplifiedAlerts is bound to deliver a valued service and will NOT TOLERATE SPAM (sending of unsolicited message) of SMS, MMS, EMS or email messages and/or ANY other kind of messages. You, or users of your sub accounts, are NOT permitted to send SPAM. If you do send mass SMS, MMS, EMS or email messages using your SimplifiedAlerts.com account you MUST comply with the CAN-SPAM, anti-spam legislation laid down by European Union (7(1) of Directive 2000/31/EC, by Articles 6 and 7) or any other anti spam legislation in other jurisdictions. Failure to do so will result in immediate and irrevocable termination of your account. SimplifiedAlerts refund policy for accounts that are suspected of SPAMMING is VOID and NO refunds will be issued.
Please note that neither unsolicited messages nor any other messages that are in breach of US or international laws may be sent via the Service and that any consequences arising from the breach of US or international laws will be born by you. Simplified Solutions LLC (the operator of SimplifiedAlerts.com service) does not assume any responsibility for the content of the messages you send via its platform. We hereby underline your responsibility:
The client undertakes that it will not knowingly use the SimplifiedAlerts.com service for any illegal, immoral or improper purpose or in any manner which contravenes the law or regulatory requirements of the appropriate jurisdiction or knowingly in any way which is indecent or offensive or in any way that could be considered as Spamming, and undertakes not to allow any third party to do so. The client explicitly confirms that for each SMS (Text) it sends to Mobile Subscribers via the SimplifiedAlerts.com service/platform, the client has the prior consent of the recipient of each message before the message is sent.
Since penalties can be drastic, it is in your best interest to closely obey all laws and regulations.
QUALITY OF SERVICE
You use your account and information from the Internet entirely at your own risk. Simplified Solutions LLC does not take responsibility for: (a) that the service will be without faults or delays, (b) any effects on your life when you use your account or download anything from the Internet or (c) for goods, services or transactions using your account.
For our customers with pre-paid accounts we offer a "30-day-no-question-asked" refund policy. If, for whatever reason, you are not satisfied with our service we will refund the purchase price of all unused credits. Please note that setup fees and used SMS credits CANNOT be refunded. All refunds are issued through PayPal immediately upon your request.
SMS (ALERTS) CREDITS EXPIRATION
All SMS credits (Alerts) expire 30 days from your last purchase.
You must have access to the necessary equipment to use the Internet. You must have access to the Internet and you must pay all costs pertaining to such access.
Simplified Solutions LLC maintains computer equipment and software to ensure the highest level of service. Our scheduled database backup and system upgrade is between 2am and 3am ET Sunday Mornings. It is possible that some or all functions will not be available at this time.
Your correspondence is your own private property. Simplified Solutions LLC takes no responsibility whatsoever for the content in the correspondence of its members. Nor does it take any responsibility whatsoever for activities that may take place as a consequence of communication via the SimplifiedAlerts.com site. SimplifiedAlerts will not change, destroy or forward the contents of your correspondence, unless entitled to do so by this agreement or forced to do so by law, regulation or any extraordinary circumstance. SimplifiedAlerts may, however read the content's of your correspondence and act to ensure that the service is used in line with the requirements of this Terms of Service.
You are responsible for your account and your password. Simplified Solutions LLC will not be responsible nor liable for any loss you may have that results from an unauthorized access to your account. You should therefore protect your account name (username) and password to anyone else including Simplified Solutions LLC staff members. We strongly recommend that you change your password periodically and that you use non-trivial passwords that contain at least 8 characters including digits, special characters and letters in lower and upper case. You are not allowed to give others access to your account and you cannot send messages on other people's behalf. Such activities are in violation of this Terms of Service and will result in account suspension.
CLOSURE OF SERVICE
Simplified Solutions LLC may at any time close your account or clean its content if: (a) you supply misleading information at the time of registration, (b) you do not use (access) your account within a time span of 180 days, if (c) you do not follow the terms stated in this agreement, (d) the use of your account contravenes the law or the conditions in this agreement, (e) there is reasonable suspicion that a crime has been committed, (f) if you do not maintain a valid e-mail address or (g) if there is a suspicion that you used your account to send SPAM. Simplified Solutions LLC may also limit some of the functionality available to you if you do not logon to your account for more than 90 days. Simplified Solutions LLC also retains the right to close the service at any time, temporarily or permanently, in case of force majeure, bankruptcy, liquidation or for any other reason.
WARRANTY, RESPONSIBILITY FOR FAULTS, ETC.
The services are provided on an -as is- basis with no warranty implied or explicit.
You agree to indemnify and hold Simplified Solutions LLC, its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers and employees, harmless for any claim, demand, or damage, asserted by any third party due to or arising out of your use of or conduct on the system. The Service is provided without any guarantees explicit or implied. Simplified Solutions LLC is not responsible for direct, indirect or other damage suffered by the User or a third party as a result of using the Service, faults in the Service or interruption to or termination of the Service. Simplified Solutions LLC is also not responsible in any way for the content or the delivery of the messages which the User has sent or received via the Services.
This web site, the web site technology and all content from time to time displayed on the web site (the Web site) are the property of Simplified Solutions LLC, USA. The Web site is protected by United States law and conventions for the protection of industrial and intellectual property rights. You may not, without expressed permission from Simplified Solutions LLC, copy or to the public display the Web site or the Web site in part or parts. You also may not mirror the Web site on your home page. Your use of the Web site does not create a license or any other rights in Simplified Solutions LLC's trademarks, services, copyrights, or any other intellectual property or proprietary rights.
This agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with laws of the State of Illinois. In case of a dispute, you agree to submit yourself to the jurisdiction of courts of the State of Illinois.
CHANGES IN THIS AGREEMENT
Simplified Solutions LLC reserves the right to alter the terms of this agreement. The right to use the services is subject to your approval of the membership terms applicable from time to time. It is therefore in your interest to keep yourself updated on the membership terms. By continuing to use this service, you accept the new wording of the membership terms.
Simplified Solutions LLC 150 North Michigan Avenue Suite 2800
Chicago, IL 60601