Layer 7 Solutions, LLC - Terms and Conditions

Modified: December 23rd, 2017.
Effective: December 23rd, 2017.

This is an old version of our Terms and Conditions and is no longer legally significant or binding. It has been superseded by the latest version, which can be found at https://beta.layer7.solutions/terms.

Layer 7 Solutions, LLC ("Layer7.Solutions", "us", "we", or "our") operates our website, software, mobile applications, and services ("Service", "Services").

By visiting our site, using our mobile applications, employing any of our bots on your moderator team(s), or by using any other products developed or owned by us, you engage in our "Service" and agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions ("Terms of Service", "Terms of Use", "Terms"), including those additional terms and conditions and policies referenced herein and/or available by hyperlink. These Term of Service apply to all users of our site, users of our mobile apps, and moderation teams that employ any of our bots.

Please read these Terms of Service carefully before accessing or using our Services. By using our Services, you agree to be bound by these Terms of Service. If you do not agree to all the terms and conditions of this agreement, then you should not use any of our Services.

This is an example of a summary. These summaries are not legally binding, but they give you a short version of the terms. Summaries may appear highlighted throughout our Terms of service.

Responsibilities

Don't do bad stuff. Be responsible and use common sense.

You're responsible for your conduct; we take no responsibility for, we do not expressly or implicitly endorse, and we do not assume any liability for any behavior or actions of any user of our Services or the misusage of any of our Services. We may review your conduct for compliance with our Terms of Service. With that said, we have no obligation to do so.

In your use of our website and Services, you must comply with the terms and conditions of these Terms of Service, and all applicable local, national, and international laws and regulations.

Acceptable Use Policy

You agree not to misuse our Services or help anyone else to do so. For example, you must not even try to do any of the following in connection with our Services:

  • attempt to or do anything that breaks or is contrary to the Reddit User Agreement or the Reddit Content Policy
  • attempt to interfere with the serving of Reddit.com, introduce malicious code into Reddit.com, make it difficult for anyone else to use Reddit.com due to your actions, or otherwise attempt to misuse or help anyone misuse Reddit in any way.
  • attempt to interfere with the serving of our Services, introduce malicious code into our Services, make it difficult for anyone else to use our Services due to your actions, our otherwise attempt to misuse or help anyone misuse our Services in any way.
  • access, tamper with, or use non-public areas or parts of our Services
  • probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of any system or network of our Services
  • attempt to sell our Services unless specifically authorized to do so
  • advocate bigotry or hatred against any person or group of people based on their race, religion, ethnicity, sex, gender identity, sexual preference, disability, or impairment
  • publicly publish any posts, comments, or user content that has been deleted by the author thereof without their explicit permission
  • violate or threaten to violate the privacy or infringe the rights of others
  • violate the law in any way

Note on Privacy

Please take note of the clauses related to user privacy in our Acceptable Use Policy. You may not violate the privacy of another user or post personally identifying information (PII) on another user without their explicit permission. In some cases, Reddit.com Users may attempt to post private or personal information about another user, typically with malicious intent, in a behavior known as "doxing". This behavior is in breach of both the Reddit.com User Agreement and our own Terms of Service. However, due to the nature of our Services, any and all user content will be collected and retained on subreddits whose moderators employ TheSentinelBot or other Services. With that being said, we expressly forbid publishing or threatening to publish any user content that reveals PII, even though such content may be available to you through our Services. We respect the privacy of any and all users who participate in subreddits whose moderators employ TheSentinelBot or other Services and expressly forbid publishing user content that has been deleted from Reddit.com by the author thereof; we do permit privately sharing deleted user content with your co-moderators or with a forum that is between and only between the moderator team, the author of the deleted user content, and anyone else said author expressly permits to participate in this forum.

API Usage

We provide a public API that you may for any purposed provided that you abide by our Terms of Service, Acceptable Use Policy, and the API Usage Rules section at https://layer7.solutions/developers/.

The Layer7.Solutions Website may contain links to third party websites that are not owned or controlled by Layer7.solutions. Layer7.Solutions has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party websites. In addition, Layer7.Solutions will not and cannot censor or edit the content of any third-party site. By using the Website, you expressly relieve Layer7.Solutions from any and all liability arising from your use of any third-party website.

Termination

We can disable your account or any services at our discretion.

Layer7.Solutions reserves the right to suspend or terminate any or all Services, or any aspect of a Service, for any or no reason, and at any time without prior notice or liability; giving an advance notice or warning does not constitute a waiver of this right. Users may be given but are not guaranteed any sort of prior notice or reasonable explanation.

Layer7.Solutions reserves the right to discontinue any aspect of our Website or Services at any time with or without advance notice.

All provisions of our Terms of Service which by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity and limitations of liability.

Beta Services

Beta Services might break, so you should keep that in mind

We may sometimes release products, modules or features that we are still testing and evaluating. Those Services have been marked beta, preview, early access, or evaluation (or with words or phrases with similar meanings) and may not be as reliable as our other services, so please keep that in mind.

Some Legalities

Warranty and Condition Disclaimer

We do our best to make sure our Services work as expected, but stuff happens.

YOU AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF Layer7.Solutions SERVICES SHALL BE AT YOUR SOLE RISK. Layer7.Solutions AND ITS SERVICES ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, Layer7.Solutions, ITS STAFF, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, VOLUNTEERS, INTERNS AND THIRD PARTY SERVICE PROVIDERS DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS, WHETHER WRITTEN, ORAL, EXPRESS, IMPLIED, LEGAL, STATUTORY, CONTRACTUAL, EXTRA-CONTRACTUAL, DELICTUAL OR IN TORT, AND WHETHER ARISING BY LAW, STATUTE, USAGE OF TRADE, CUSTOM, COURSE OF DEALING OR PERFORMANCE, OR THE PARTIES' CONDUCT OR COMMUNICATION WITH ONE ANOTHER, OR AS A RESULT OF THE NATURE OF THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, THE SERVICES AND YOUR USE THEREOF OR IN CONFORMITY WITH USAGE, EQUITY OR LAW OR OTHERWISE. Layer7.Solutions MAKES NO WARRANTIES, CONDITIONS OR REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THIS SITE'S CONTENT OR THE CONTENT OF ANY SITES LINKED TO THIS SITE AND ASSUMES NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY (I) ERRORS, MISTAKES, OR INACCURACIES OF CONTENT, (II) PERSONAL INJURY, PROPERTY, BODILY, MORAL OR MATERIAL DAMAGE OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER, RESULTING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF OUR SERVICES, (III) ANY UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR USE OF OUR SECURE SERVERS AND/OR ANY AND ALL PERSONAL INFORMATION AND/OR FINANCIAL INFORMATION STORED THEREIN, (IV) ANY INTERRUPTION OR CESSATION OF TRANSMISSION TO OR FROM OUR SERVICES, (IV) ANY BUGS, VIRUSES, TROJAN HORSES, OR THE LIKE WHICH MAY BE TRANSMITTED TO OR THROUGH OUR SERVICES BY ANY THIRD PARTY, AND/OR (V) ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN ANY CONTENT OR FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND INCURRED AS A RESULT OF THE USE OF ANY CONTENT POSTED, EMAILED, TRANSMITTED, OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE VIA Layer7.Solutions SERVICES. Layer7.Solutions EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTY OR CONDITION OF ANY KIND OF FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR OR GENERAL PURPOSE, QUALITY, MERCHANTABILITY, WORKMANSHIP, NON-INFRINGEMENT, OR TITLE AND OWNERSHIP. Layer7.Solutions DOES NOT WARRANT, ENDORSE, GUARANTEE, OR ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY PRODUCT OR SERVICE ADVERTISED OR OFFERED BY A THIRD PARTY THROUGH Layer7.Solutions SERVICES OR ANY HYPERLINKED WEBSITE OR FEATURED IN ANY BANNER OR OTHER ADVERTISING, AND Layer7.Solutions WILL NOT BE A PARTY TO OR IN ANY WAY BE RESPONSIBLE FOR MONITORING ANY TRANSACTION BETWEEN YOU AND THIRD-PARTY PROVIDERS OF PRODUCTS OR SERVICES. AS WITH THE PURCHASE OF A PRODUCT OR SERVICE THROUGH ANY MEDIUM OR IN ANY ENVIRONMENT, YOU SHOULD USE YOUR BEST JUDGMENT AND EXERCISE CAUTION WHERE APPROPRIATE. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, THE PROVISIONS OF THE UNITED NATIONS CONVENTION ON CONTRACTS FOR THE INTERNATIONAL SALE OF GOODS ARE HEREBY DISCLAIMED.

Limitation of Liability

We're not liable if anything goes wrong or if any of our Services break.

IN NO EVENT SHALL Layer7.Solutions, ITS STAFF, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, VOLUNTEERS, INTERNS OR THIRD PARTY SERVICE PROVIDERS BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM ANY (I) ERRORS, MISTAKES, OR INACCURACIES OF CONTENT, (II) PERSONAL INJURY, PROPERTY, BODILY, MORAL OR MATERIAL DAMAGE OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER, RESULTING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF OUR SERVICES, (III) ANY UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR USE OF OUR SECURE SERVERS AND/OR ANY AND ALL PERSONAL INFORMATION AND/OR FINANCIAL INFORMATION STORED THEREIN, (IV) ANY INTERRUPTION OR CESSATION OF TRANSMISSION TO OR FROM OUR SERVICES, (IV) ANY BUGS, VIRUSES, TROJAN HORSES, OR THE LIKE, WHICH MAY BE TRANSMITTED TO OR THROUGH OUR SERVICES BY ANY THIRD PARTY, AND/OR (V) ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN ANY CONTENT OR FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND INCURRED AS A RESULT OF YOUR USE OF ANY CONTENT POSTED, EMAILED, TRANSMITTED, OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE VIA Layer7.Solutions SERVICES, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER ARISING BY LAW, STATUTE, USAGE OF TRADE, CUSTOM, COURSE OF DEALING OR PERFORMANCE, OR THE PARTIES' CONDUCT OR COMMUNICATION WITH ONE ANOTHER, OR AS A RESULT OF THE NATURE OF THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OR IN CONFORMITY WITH USAGE, EQUITY OR LAW OR OTHERWISE, AND WHETHER OR NOT THE COMPANY IS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THE FOREGOING LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SHALL APPLY TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW IN THE APPLICABLE JURISDICTION. YOU SPECIFICALLY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT Layer7.Solutions SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR USER SUBMISSIONS OR THE DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE, OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY AND THAT THE RISK OF HARM OR DAMAGE FROM THE FOREGOING RESTS ENTIRELY WITH YOU. The Services are operated by Layer7.Solutions from its facilities in the United States of America. Layer7.Solutions makes no representations that the Layer7.Solutions Services is appropriate or available for use in other locations. Those who access or use the Layer7.Solutions Services from other jurisdictions do so at their own volition and are responsible for compliance with local law.

Indemnity

You will not hold us legally liable for any of your content or actions that infringe the law or the rights of a third party or person in any way.

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Layer7.Solutions, its staff, officers, directors, employees, agents, volunteers, interns, and third party service providers, from and against any and all claims, demands, causes of action, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debt, and expenses, (including but not limited to reasonable legal fees) arising from: (i) your use of and access to Layer7.Solutions Services; (ii) your violation of any term of these Terms of Service; (iii) your violation of any third party right, including without limitation any copyright, intellectual property, or privacy right; or (iv) any claim that your usage of our Services caused damage to a third party. This defense and indemnification obligation will survive these Terms of Service and your use of Layer7.Solutions Services.

Ability to Accept Terms of Service

You must be at least 13 years old to create an account with us, and you are responsible for your account

You affirm that you are either more than the age of majority in your jurisdiction of residence, or an emancipated minor, or possess legal parental or guardian consent, and are fully able and competent to enter into the terms, conditions, obligations, affirmations, representations, and warranties set forth in these Terms of Service, and to abide by and comply with these Terms of Service. You affirm that you are over the age of 13, as Layer7.Solutions and its Services are not directed at people under the age of 13.

More Legalities

Governing Law

Any disputes with us must be resolved in Austin under Texas law.

You agree that: (i) the Layer7.Solutions Services shall be deemed solely based in Texas; and (ii) the Layer7.Solutions Website shall be deemed a passive website that does not give rise to personal jurisdiction over Layer7.Solutions, either specific or general, in jurisdictions other than Texas. (iii) Unless prohibited by local law, these Terms of Service shall be governed by the internal substantive laws of the State of Texas, without respect to its conflict of laws principles. Unless prohibited by local law, any claim or dispute between you and Layer7.Solutions that arises in whole or in part from Layer7.Solutions Services shall be decided exclusively by a court of competent jurisdiction located in Austin County, Texas, and you agree to waive any objection to the laying of venue there.

Severability and Enforcement

If we do not enforce any right or provision in this user agreement, that is not to be deemed a waiver of our right to do so in the future.

If any provision of these Terms of Service is deemed invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these Terms of Service, which shall remain in full force and effect. No waiver of any term of this these Terms of Service shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or any other term, and Layer7.Solutions's failure to assert any right or provision under these Terms of Service shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LOCAL LAW, YOU AND Layer7.Solutions AGREE THAT ANY CAUSE OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO Layer7.Solutions SERVICES MUST COMMENCE WITHIN ONE (1) YEAR AFTER THE CAUSE OF ACTION ACCRUES. OTHERWISE, SUCH CAUSE OF ACTION IS PERMANENTLY BARRED.

Assignment

These Terms of Service, and any rights and licenses granted hereunder, may not be transferred or assigned by you, but may be assigned by Layer7.Solutions without restriction.

Modifications

We can change our Terms of Service at any time, but we'll tell you if there any changes you'd be worried about.

Layer7.Solutions reserves the right to amend these Terms of Service at any time. If we make changes to this agreement that materially affect your rights, we will provide advance notice and keep this edition available as an archive on the Layer7.Solutions website. Your use of any Layer7.Solutions Services following any amendment or change to these Terms of Service will signify your assent to and acceptance of its revised terms.

Entire Agreement

These terms are the final word on our policies.

These Terms of Service, together with the Privacy Notice at https://Layer7.Solutions/privacy/ and any other legal notices published by Layer7.Solutions on the Website, shall constitute the entire agreement between you and Layer7.Solutions concerning Layer7.Solutions Services. It supersedes all prior or contemporaneous agreements between you and us.

Any ambiguities in the interpretation of these Terms of Service shall not be construed against the drafting party.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about these Terms, please contact us.