Terms of Service

1. Introduction

Purpose and Mission: Customer Stories is a service platform provided by Narrate Systems, Inc. The platform helps professionals and companies tell success stories of products and services. It helps readers learn about success stories from companies and professionals. Our mission is to deliver visibility in solving complex business challenges through success storytelling and relationship connections sponsored by companies.

General Agreement: The terms, "we" and "our" as used in this Agreement refer to Narrate Systems, Inc. This web page represents our Terms of Use ("Agreement") regarding our website, customerstories.net ("Website"). It was last posted on 3 April 2016. We may amend this Agreement at any time by posting the amended terms on our Website. We may or may not post notices on the homepage of our Website when such changes occur.

We refer to this Agreement, our Privacy Policy, and any other terms, rules, or guidelines on our Website collectively as our "Legal Terms." You explicitly and implicitly agree to be bound by our Legal Terms each time you access our Website. If you do not wish to be so bound, please do not use or access our Website.

2. User Agreements:

Do:
Use the Services in a professional manner.
Provide accurate information.
Comply with all applicable laws, including, without limitation, privacy laws, intellectual property laws, anti-spam laws, export control laws, tax laws, and regulatory requirements;

Do Not:
Act dishonestly or unprofessionally
Disclose information that you do not have the right to disclose
Scrape or copy information through any means (including crawlers, browser plugins and add-ons, and any other technology or manual work);
Act in an unlawful, libelous, abusive, obscene, discriminatory or otherwise objectionable manner;
Violate intellectual property rights of others, including patents, trademarks, trade secrets, copyrights or other proprietary rights;
Post anything that contains software viruses, worms, or any other harmful code;
Reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble, decipher or otherwise attempt to derive the source code for the Services or any related technology, or any part thereof;
Share or disclose information of others without their express consent;
Interfere with the operation of, or place an unreasonable load on, the Services (e.g., spam, denial of service attack, viruses, gaming algorithms)

3. Definitions

Contributor: a person who provides input to a curator from their perspective about their success in using a product or service.
Curator: a person who curates and publishes a success story based on the collective input from contributors.
Viewer: a person who encounters published success stories as part of their online browsing.

4. User Specific Agreements:

Curator: You aggree to participate in a success story for Customer Stories Platform and/or aggree to provide feedback to Customer Stories on ways to improve the platform.

5. General

The Site may contain links to other web sites. We are not responsible for the content, accuracy or opinions expressed on such web sites, and such web sites are not investigated, monitored or checked for accuracy or completeness by us. Inclusion of any linked website on or through the Site or the Services does not imply approval or endorsement of the linked website by us. If you decide to leave the Site and access these third-party sites, you do so at your own risk.

6. Content

This Website provides user generated content. By using this Website, you may encounter content or information that might be inaccurate, incomplete, delayed, misleading, illegal, offensive or otherwise harmful. We generally do not review content provided by users. You agree that we are not responsible for third parties' content or information or for any damages as result of your use of or reliance on it.

All content on the Site and Services that is not User Content(the “Site Content”), is the proprietary property of us or our licensors. Subject to the terms of the Terms and Conditions, no Site Content or User Content may be modified, copied, distributed, framed, reproduced, republished, downloaded, displayed, posted, transmitted, or sold in any form or by any means, in whole or in part, without the prior written permission of us or the owner of such content. Except as otherwise set forth in these Terms and Conditions, any unauthorized use of the Site Content or User Content is strictly prohibited. All trademarks, logos, trade dress and service marks on the Site are trademarks or registered trademarks of us or our licensors and may not be copied, imitated, or used, in whole or in part, without the prior written permission of us or the owner of such content.

7. Disclaimer, indemnification, and limit of liability

You agree to indemnify and hold us and our directors, officers, agents, contractors, affiliates, partners and employees, harmless from and against any loss, liability, claim, or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, arising out of any claim, action, investigation or proceeding made or instituted by any third party due to or arising out of:
your breach of any representations or warranties made by you hereunder or your breach of the Terms and Conditions;
your use of the Services or the Site in violation of the Terms and Conditions; or
your violation of any law or the rights of a third party.
You hereby agree not to sue, assist in or be a voluntary party to assist in or be a voluntary party to, except as required by law, any action, suit, or proceeding against us for any claims, actions, suits, damages, liability, losses or expenses of whatever kind or however arising out of or relating to your use of the Site or the Services.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY. IN NO EVENT WILL WE BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PERSON FOR ANY INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING DAMAGES FOR ANY LOST PROFITS OR LOST DATA ARISING FROM YOUR USE OF THE SITE OR THE SERVICES, EVEN IF WE ARE AWARE OR HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, WE DISCLAIM ANY WARRANTIES FOR THIRD PARTY SERVICES OR GOODS RECEIVED THROUGH OR ADVERTISED ON THE SITE OR THE SITES OR SERVICE, OR ACCESSED THROUGH ANY LINKS ON THE SITE. NOTWITHSTANDING ANYTHING TO THE CONTRARY CONTAINED HEREIN, OUR LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ANY CAUSE WHATSOEVER, AND REGARDLESS OF THE FORM OF THE ACTION, WILL AT ALL TIMES BE LIMITED TO THE LESSER OF: (A) THE AMOUNT PAID, IF ANY, BY YOU TO US FOR THE SERVICES; AND (B) TEN DOLLARS ($10). CERTAIN STATE LAWS DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN DAMAGES. IF THESE LAWS APPLY TO YOU, SOME OR ALL OF THE ABOVE DISCLAIMERS, EXCLUSIONS OR LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU, AND YOU MAY HAVE ADDITIONAL RIGHTS.

We are not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate content published on the Site or in connection with the Services, including User Content published by users (or published by us on behalf of users) of the Site or the Services. We are not responsible for the conduct, whether online or offline, of any user of the Site. The Site and the Services may be temporarily unavailable from time to time for maintenance or other reasons. We assume no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, the Site or the Services. We are not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment or software, or the failure of email on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site, including injury or damage to any person’s computer related to or resulting from participating or downloading materials in connection with the Site or the Services. Under no circumstances will we be responsible for any loss or damage, including personal injury or death, resulting from anyone’s use of the Services, the Site or any content published on the Site (whether or not Site Content, User Content, or other content). THE SITE, THE SERVICES AND ALL CONTENT ON THE WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED “AS-IS” AND WE DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON- INFRINGEMENT. WE CANNOT GUARANTEE AND DO NOT PROMISE ANY SPECIFIC RESULTS FROM USE OF THE SITE AND/OR THE SERVICES.

WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ENSURING THAT USER CONTENT PUBLISHED BY USERS (OR PUBLISHED BY US ON BEHALF OF USERS) OF THE SITE OR THE SERVICES COMPLIES WITH APPLICABLE ADVERTISING LAWS, RULES OR REGULATIONS, AND WE OFFER NO WARRANTY THAT ANY SUCH USER CONTENT SHALL COMPLY WITH APPLICABLE ADVERTISING LAWS, RULES OR REGULATIONS. WE SHALL HAVE NO LIABILITY OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER FOR YOUR COMPLIANCE WITH OR BREACH OF ANY APPLICABLE ADVERTISING LAWS, RULES OR REGULATIONS.