Terms Of Service

The use of the ShoutMix service is subject to the following Terms of Service (TOS), which may be updated at any time without prior notice.

Description of Service

Shoutbox is a web based messaging system. ShoutMix provides basic (free) and premium (paid) shoutbox service to internet users. Shoutbox service is provided "as-is" and that ShoutMix assumes no responsibility for the timeliness, deletion or failure to store any messages.

ShoutMix is not responsible for the content posted by its users. Any messages posted by its users does not mean that ShoutMix endorses the view or opinion of the messages. Under no circumstances will ShoutMix be liable in any way for any content or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any content.

ShoutMix strives to provide a reliable service to its members. However, in the unlikely event that the service is shut down due to unforeseen circumstances including but not limited to natural disasters, hardware failures, network failures or sabotage, ShoutMix will not be held responsible for any loss, damages, accident, death or loss of income.

Privacy

ShoutMix respects your privacy and we do not sell or trade any information collected from you. While we try our best to ensure that our servers are not hacked into, you will not hold ShoutMix responsible for the leak of any information as a result of hacking or any other malicious acts. To protect yourself and your interests, we strongly advise you not to post or store any sensitive/private data on ShoutMix. Should you choose to ignore this advice, you shall not hold us liable for any damage of any sort.

Shoutbox Management

All users will be asked to select a password and shoutbox ID as part of the shoutbox creation procedure. You must provide an email address as part of the procedure. Your email address is used solely for administrative purposes. You are fully responsible for the confidentiality and privacy of your password and shoutbox. In the event of any unauthorized attempts by any users to gain access to your shoutbox, it is your responsibility to notify us immediately.

You are responsible for any activities that happen in your shoutbox. You must ensure that you log out from your control panel at the end of each session to ensure that no unauthorized access is gained. ShoutMix will not be liable for any loss or damages as a result of your actions.

The basic (free) shoutbox is ad-supported. Adverts must be visible to third party visitors—configurations that obscure or render invisible the adverts are not permitted.

Cancellation

Cancellation requests for subscription must be submitted to us at least three days before your next billing date to avoid being charged for the following subscription period.

Any user may cancel their shoutbox by deleting their shoutbox via the control panel. A refund to new premium users will only be issued if cancellation notice is received by ShoutMix within 7 days of the date of payment.

It is the responsibility of the user to ensure that the notification is successfully received by ShoutMix in the event of cancellation.

ShoutMix holds the rights to disable or cancel any shoutboxes without warning or notices. ShoutMix holds the rights to disable or cancel any shoutbox accounts should they be in breach of the TOS. Premium users who have paid subscriptions will have their subscriptions forfeited should they be in breach of this TOS.

Content of Messages

All information, text, or other materials posted at any shoutboxes are the sole responsibility of the person posting such information. ShoutMix will not be held responsible or liable for any damage incurred from the use of any such content posted in any shoutboxes. ShoutMix reserves the right to remove any content posted on any shoutbox without notice, but not obliged to do so, except by law.

You agree to not use the service to:

  1. post any materials that are harmful, threatening or any other form of defamatory message
  2. impersonate the identity of any personnel and give the false impression of your true identity
  3. upload or post any messages that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights of any party, or any confidential information
  4. collect any data or any sorts from users

You are responsible in monitoring contents posted into your shoutbox using the administrative functions built into the shoutbox system. Under no circumstances will ShoutMix be held responsible for any content that is in breach of copyright or in violation of any other law.