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User Terms and Conditions

URL Submissions

All PUBLISHERS within the LinkTub.com network can submit as many URLs from their domains as they want. URL submission(s) is required in order to display a description listing.

URLs submitted by Publishers will also be crawled in order to display various SEO metrics like Domain Age, Inbound Links to the domain, and Alexa rank. Publishers are required to provide a brief description of the Websites niche and content.

Sub-Domain URL submissions are welcomed as well.

All ADVERTISERS within the LinkTub.com network can submit as many URLs as they want in order to purchase Text Ads for their domains. Valid credit card and billing address information is required to purchase text ads. Valid credit card information is NOT required to submit URL information or to create an account in order to buy text ads.

This does not mean, however, all URLs will be accepted. Various factors come into play when approving URLs, including:

  1. The Amount of Advertising on the current URL (web page)
  2. The Traffic of the Web Page
  3. The Domain age
  4. Social Mentions on popular Social Networks
  5. Inbound Links to the Domain
  6. Type and/ or Quality of Content found on the URL (web page)
RECEIVING PAYMENT (for Publishers)

By accepting this Agreement, you agree to hold 2Hat Media harmless in the event that Payment(s) to you, as Individual(s) or Corporation(s), are not received in a timely manner including, but not limited to:

  1. Delay in Electronic Processing
  2. Delay in Snail Mail (USPS) Processing
  3. In-accurate or missing Bank Account Records
  4. In-accurate or missing PayPal Account Records
  5. Cancellation or Closure of Said Account(s)
  6. Failure to Comply with the Laws of the United States
  7. Lawsuit by another party
  8. Failure to Comply with LinkTub.com’s W9 requirements (if accepting payments within the United States)
  9. Failure to install Text Ads and maintain them
  10. Failure to keep your site/domain live on the Internet
  11. Failure to Notify LinkTub.com of any / all changes to your Website technology or DNS information
PAYMENT METHOD (for Advertisers)

2Hat Media bills you through a secure online account (your “Advertiser Account Information”) for use of the Service. We have an SSL certificate that prohibits your sensitive credit card information from being intercepted. Your billing address information is stored on 2Hat Media Servers. However, your Credit Card information is NOT. For your protection, our secure payment gateway partner stores your complete billing information and is PCI compliant.

REFUND / CANCELLATION POLICIES

All Advertisers have the right, within 48 hours of purchase, to cancel any Ads and receive a refund / void of the purchase price of the Ad. If you do not cancel within that time frame, you will not be issued a refund as the Publisher, and our network, will have confirmed installation of the Text Link Ad within 72 hours.

Recurring Ads – Mid Month cancellation. All Advertisers will receive an email correspondence 3 days before the renewal date of Monthly Ads and one week before longer term Ad buys (3, 6, and 12 month ad buys). This email will confirm Ads that will be automatically renewed and Ads that will require Opt-In to continue the Ad placement.

Month-to-Month Ads & 3 Month Ad Buys – All ads purchased on these terms will AUTOMATICALLY RENEW UNTIL CANCELLED. Cancelling mid-month DOES NOT WARRANT a refund. Your ad will be cancelled for the next month, but will remain LIVE until the end of your recurring billing date (Anniversary Date).

6 & 12 Month Ads – All ads purchased for a longer duration will NOT BE AUTOMATICALLY RENEWED. These ads will require the Advertiser to Opt-In and renew the ad again. Advertisers for these ad purchases will be notified by email to renew 1 week prior to expriation date of the Ad.

Disputes on any Ad purchased - 2Hat Media will make every reasonable attempt to satisfy the Advertising client in the due course of prompt customer service and refund may be issued on case by case basis. However, the above standing policy applies in the normal course of business.

PRICING / TERMS ON TEXT ADS

You agree to pay 2Hat Media for all charges at the prices then in effect for any use of the Service by you or other persons (including your agents) using your Billing Account, and you authorize 2Hat Media to charge your chosen credit card (your “Payment Method”) for any and all text ads you purchase for then current ads.

You agree to make payment using that selected Payment Method. If you need to update payment method or Cancel Current Text Ads, you MUST do so within your account under the “My Campaigns” header link.

2Hat Media reserves the right to correct any errors or mistakes that it makes even if it has already requested or received payment. If 2Hat Media does not receive payment from your Payment Method, you agree to pay all amounts due on your Billing Account on demand. If you do not respond within 72 hours of demand to keep your Text Ads running, then currently running ads will be subject to termination. If you do not respond within Ten (10) days of payment demand from LinkTub.com; your account login will be subject to termination.

AUTO-RENEWAL

Your Subscription Period (per Text Ad) - All subscriptions will automatically renew at the end of your subscription period until cancelled by you. You will not receive further notice of auto-renewal. You will receive email(s) stating your upcoming fees for ads should you accept to keep ads live through non-cancellation. These email transcriptions will be delivered by our servers to the email address you provide us within 3 days of your “Subscription Renewal Date” every month.

You may also view your Subscription Period for any and all current ads running under the ACTIVE ADS link within your account. You may cancel any ad, whether publishing or advertising, from this link. If you cancel prior to the 30 day renewal period, you will not be billed for (if Advertising) and you will not get paid for (if Publishing) any ad for the next concurrent month of the cancelled ad(s) you selected.

RECURRING BILLING

All of our subscription plans use recurring billing. If you elect to pay for the Subscription Period on a monthly basis, then you will automatically be charged the accepted rate for any / all Text Ad Charges for the subsequent month unless you cancel any / all Text Ads before your Subscription Period ends.

If you elect to pay the Subscription Period annually, you will automatically be charged the Subscription Fee for the subsequent year, unless you cancel the Service before the new Subscription Period begins. By entering into this Agreement, you accept responsibility for all recurring charges prior to cancellation.

LINKTUB.COM MAY SUBMIT PERIODIC CHARGES (e.g., Ad Cancellations NOT done through your account over non-working days such as Weekends or National Holidays) RELATING TO YOUR SUBSCRIPTION WITHOUT FURTHER AUTHORIZATION FROM YOU, UNTIL YOU CANCEL ANY AND ALL SUBSEQUENT TEXT ADS. SUCH NOTICE WILL NOT AFFECT CHARGES SUBMITTED BEFORE 2HAT MEDIA REASONABLY COULD ACT (such as Ad cancellations done ON THE DAY of monthly renewal)

CURRENT PAYMENT INFORMATION

YOU MUST PROVIDE CURRENT, COMPLETE AND ACCURATE INFORMATION FOR YOUR BILLING ACCOUNT. YOU MUST PROMPTLY UPDATE ALL INFORMATION TO KEEP YOUR BILLING ACCOUNT CURRENT, COMPLETE AND ACCURATE (SUCH AS A CHANGE IN BILLING ADDRESS, CREDIT CARD NUMBER, OR CREDIT CARD EXPIRATION DATE), AND YOU MUST PROMPTLY NOTIFY 2HAT MEDIA IF YOUR PAYMENT METHOD IS CANCELLED (E.G., FOR LOSS OR THEFT) OR IF YOU BECOME AWARE OF A POTENTIAL BREACH OF SECURITY, SUCH AS UNAUTHORIZED DISCLOSURE OR USE OF YOUR USER NAME OR PASSWORD. CHANGES TO SUCH INFORMATION CAN BE MADE ON YOUR “MY ACCOUNT” PAGE (YOU MUST BE LOGGED IN TO VIEW THIS PAGE). IF YOU FAIL TO PROVIDE 2HAT MEDIA ANY OF THE FOREGOING INFORMATION, YOU AGREE THAT 2HAT MEDIA MAY CONTINUE CHARGING YOU FOR ANY USE OF THE SERVICE UNDER YOUR BILLING ACCOUNT UNLESS YOU HAVE TERMINATED YOUR SUBSCRIPTION FOR THE SERVICE.

CHANGE IN AMOUNT AUTHORIZED

If the amount to be charged to your Billing Account varies from the amount you pre-authorized, you have the right to receive, and 2Hat Media shall provide, notice of the amount to be charged and the date of the charge at least 5 days before the scheduled date of the transaction. Notice will be sent to the email address currently associated with your 2Hat Media account. You agree that 2Hat Media may accumulate charges incurred and submit them as one or more aggregate charges during or at the end of each billing cycle.

Cancelling Ads / Account:

Cancelling Text Ads with LinkTub.com is easy but can ONLY be done within the software platform, after logging in. You may cancel any ad, without question, at any time. However, to receive the full benefits of the types of Text Ads you buy with LinkTub, it is recommended that you do NOT cancel any 1 (one) Text Ad within a 3 month period.

To Cancel a Text Ad:

Login to your Advertiser Account, select "My Campaigns" link at the top. Review which campaign(s) have Text Ads you would like to cancel. Select individual ads at any time to cancel. Your next month's total recurring bill will represent that change under "My Billing Receipts".

An email request to cancel your Ads is not considered cancellation. While we try to respond to email requests to cancel Ads, we may not receive or respond to all emails in a timely fashion. Please do not assume any / all Ads have been cancelled if you email site support.

To Cancel an Advertiser / PublisherAccount Entirely:

You MUST login to your account and click on the the Top Nav Link "Help Center". This will take you to LinkTub.com's ticketing system. Simply message us with "Cancel My Account".

We will send you a Cancellation of Account link via email, for account security purposes, to the email you provided, to confirm cancellation.

You can cancel your account at any time by going to your “My Campaigns” page (you must be logged in to view this page) and selecting the “My Campaigns” link. Once you are on the “My Campaigns” page, you can choose to cancel any / all Text Ads. An email request to cancel your Ads is not considered cancellation. While we try to respond to email requests to cancel Ads, we may not receive or respond to all emails in a timely fashion. Please do not assume any / all Ads have been cancelled if you email site support.

ONLY USE the “MY CAMPAIGNS” link to cancel any and all running ads.

COLLECTION METHODS

Larger Accounts of $1000 spend per month or more MAY elect to pay by company check or electronic ACH debit of their Corporate / Personal Bank Account with Routing and Account numbers displayed on the agreement. These agreements will be the SOLE discretion of Linktub.com and its Administrative Staff and may include various entitlements, terms, and conditions not publicly displayed here. Terms and Conditions for these individual agreements will be delivered by electronic mail, fax, snail mail, or attached in their accounts under “Messages” link on the User(s) Advertiser Dashboard. These agreements MUST BE SIGNED by the Person(s) of Purchasing Authority with ALL corporate accounts. For individual(s), a scanned or faxed copy of the individual(s) legal identification card with a copy of a voided check representing the account and routing numbers displayed on the signed agreement must ALSO be delivered to our Administrative Staff PRIOR to entering into the agreement.

Any person(s) or Entities impersonating such Purchasing Authority will be subject Civil / Criminal penalties where applicable in accordance with the Laws of the United States. Member(s) will pay on all amounts past due, that have not been disputed specifically in writing and in reasonable good faith, an interest charge of one and one-half percent (1.5%) per month computed from the due date of each payment, or the maximum rate permitted by law. Member will be liable for attorneys’ fees and collection costs arising from 2Hat Media’s efforts to collect unpaid balances.

RE-AFFIRMATION OF AUTHORIZATION

Your non-termination or continued use of the Service reaffirms that 2Hat Media is authorized to charge your Payment Method. 2Hat Media may submit those charges for payment and you will be responsible for such charges. This does not waive 2Hat Media’s right to seek payment directly from you. Your charges may be payable in advance, in arrears, per usage, or as otherwise described when you purchased text link ads.

PROMOTIONS

Any promotion that provides Member-level access to the Service must be used within the specified time of the promotion, and you are in-advertently charged full price, please contact Admin@LinkTub.com to have the charges reversed or reconciled to the promotional price.

MODIFCATIONS TO THE PLATFORM

2Hat Media reserves the right at any time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, your account (or any part thereof) with or without notice. You agree that 2Hat Media shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Service.

RELIANCE ON CONTENT / ADVICE ETC.

Any advice that may be posted on the Website is for informational and entertainment purposes only and is not intended to replace or substitute for any professional, financial, legal, or any other advice. If you have specific concerns or a situation arises in which you require professional advice, you should consult with an appropriately trained and qualified specialist.

2Hat Media does not:

  1. Guarantee the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information for the Text Ads purchased.
  2. Adopt, endorse or accept responsibility for the accuracy or reliability of any opinion, advice, or statement made by any party that appears on the Website.
  3. Under NO circumstances will 2Hat Media, LinkTub.com, or its affiliates be responsible for any loss or damage resulting from the purchasing of Text Links, including but not limited to any search engine penalties for unnatural or irrelevant linking.
DISCLAIMERS OF WARRANTIES

The Website and the Service are provided “AS-IS” and on an “AS-AVAILABLE” basis. 2Hat Media expressly disclaims any warranty of fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement. 2Hat Media cannot guarantee and does not promise any specific results from the use of the Website and/or Text Ads purchased.

  1. Under no circumstances will 2Hat Media or its affiliates be responsible for any loss or damage resulting from your reliance on information or other content posted on the Website or transmitted to or by any Members.
  2. Under NO circumstances will 2Hat Media, LinkTub.com, or its affiliates be responsible for any loss or damage resulting from the purchasing of Text Links, including but not limited to any search engine penalties for unnatural or irrelevant linking.

You agree that you must evaluate, and bear all risks associated with, the use of any Website content and Services, including any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of such content. In this regard, you acknowledge that you may not rely on any content created by 2Hat Media.

THIRD-PARTY CONTENT

Certain content, Products, and services available via the Website may include materials from third parties. In addition, 2Hat Media may provide links to certain third-party Websites. You acknowledge and agree that 2Hat Media is not responsible for examining or evaluating the content or accuracy of any such third-party material or Websites.

Links to other Websites are provided solely as a convenience to you. Because 2Hat Media has no control over such sites and resources, you acknowledge and agree that 2Hat Media is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any Content, advertising, products or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. You agree that you will not use any third-party materials in a manner that would infringe or violate the rights of any other party, and that 2Hat Media is not in any way responsible for any such use by you.

LIMITATION ON LIABILITY

Except in jurisdictions where such provisions are restricted, in no event will 2Hat Media be liable to you or any third person for any direct, indirect, consequential, exemplary, incidental, special or punitive damages, including but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data or other intangible losses (even if 2Hat Media has been advised of the possibility of such damages), resulting from:

  1. The use or the inability to use the Service;
  2. The cost of procurement of substitute goods and services resulting from your inability to access or obtain any goods, data, information or services through or from the Service;
  3. Unauthorized access to or alteration of your transmissions or data;
  4. Statements or conduct of any third party on the service;
  5. Any content posted on the Website or transmitted to Registrants or Members;
  6. Any inaccurate or out-of-date content produced by the tools or published in the guides or blog, or Website;
  7. Any other matter relating to the Website / Service. Notwithstanding any provision to the contrary, 2Hat Media’s liability to you for any cause whatsoever, and regardless of the form of the action, will at all times be limited to the amount paid, if any, by you to 2Hat Media in the twelve (12) months prior to the claimed injury or damage.
DICLAIMERS AND LIMITATIONS

Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of certain warranties or the limitation or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages. Accordingly, some of the above limitations and disclaimers of warranties may not apply to you.

IMDEMNITY BY YOU

You agree to indemnify and hold 2Hat Media, its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, and other partners and employees, harmless from any loss, liability, claim, or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your use of the Service or the Website (e.g., Selling or Purchasing Text Ads) in violation of this Agreement and/or arising from a breach of this Agreement and/or any breach of your representations and warranties and/or your negligent or willful acts, and/or the violation by you of 2Hat Media’s or any third party’s rights, including without limitation privacy rights, other property rights, trade secret(s), proprietary information, trademark(s), copyright(s), or patent rights, and claims for libel or slander, or unfair trade practices in connection with the use or operation of the Website.

Your obligation to indemnify will survive the expiration or termination of this Agreement by either party for any reason.

NO THIRD PARTY BENEFCIARIES

You agree that, except as otherwise expressly provided in this Agreement, there shall be no third party beneficiaries to this Agreement. If you purchase Text Ads for another individual(s) or corporation(s), you take sole responsibility for any damage or loss due to the Purchase of said Text Ads.

INTERSTATE NATURE OF COMMUNICATIONS

When you register or subscribe with LinkTub.com, you acknowledge that in using the Website services to send electronic communications (including but not limited to search queries, sending messages to the 2Hat Media blogs, uploading files and photos, running 2Hat Media tools, and other Internet activities), you will be causing communications to be sent through 2Hat Media’s computer networks located in California, and other locations in the United States. As a result, and also as a result of 2Hat Media’s network architecture and business practices and the nature of electronic communications, even communications that seem to be intrastate in nature can result in the transmission of interstate communications regardless of where you are physically located at the time of transmission. According, by agreeing to this Agreement, you acknowledge that use of the service results in interstate data transmissions.

U.S. EXPORT CONTROLS

Software from this Website (the “Software”) is further subject to United States export controls. No Software may be downloaded and/or “scraped” (using software crawlers) from the Website or otherwise exported or re-exported (i) into (or to a national or resident of Cuba, Iraq, Libya, North Korea, Iran, Syria, or any other Country to which the U.S. has embargoed goods; or (ii) to anyone on the U.S. Treasury Department’s list of Specially Designated Nationals or the U.S. Commerce Department’s Table of Deny Orders.

By using the Software, you represent and warrant that you are not located in, under the control of, or a national or resident of any such country or on any such list. Recognizing the global nature of the Internet, you agree to comply with all local rules regarding online conduct and acceptable Content.

Specifically you agree to comply with all applicable laws regarding the transmission of technical data exported from the United States or the country in which you reside. 2Hat Media cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with this paragraph.

LENGTH OF TERM

This Agreement will remain in full force and effect while you use the Website and/or are a Member. You may cancel your Membership at any time, for any reason. 2Hat Media may terminate your Membership by sending notice to you at the email address you provide in your application for membership, or such other email address as you may later provide to 2Hat Media. If 2Hat Media terminates your membership in this Service because you have breached this Agreement, you will not be entitled to any refund of unused Subscription Fees OR already Purchase Text Ads.

All decisions regarding the termination of accounts shall be made in the sole discretion of 2Hat Media. 2Hat Media is not required, and may be prohibited, from disclosing a reason for the termination of your account.

Even after your membership or subscription is terminated, this Agreement will remain in effect. All terms that by their nature may survive termination of this Agreement shall be deemed to survive such termination. Such termination of the Service will result in the deactivation or deletion of Your Account or your access to it, and the forfeiture and relinquishment of all Content in your Account. 2Hat Media reserves the right to refuse service to anyone for any reason at any time.

JURISDICTION AND CHOICE OF LAW

If there is any dispute arising out of the Website and/or the Service, by using the Website, you expressly agree that any such dispute shall be governed by the laws of the State of California, without regard to its conflict of lawful provisions, and you expressly agree and consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the state and federal courts of the State of California, in Los Angeles County, for the resolution of any such dispute.

The failure of 2Hat Media to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Terms of Service shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of this Agreement is held invalid, the remainder of this Agreement shall continue in full force and effect. The Terms of Service constitutes the entire agreement between you and 2Hat Media and govern your use of the Service, Your Account, the Website, LinkTub.com Content, External Third-Party Links, Third-Party Software, Third-Party suggestions or advice and supersedes any prior agreements between you and 2Hat Media (including, but not limited to, any prior versions of the Terms of Service).

Questions about the Terms of Service should be sent to Admin@LinkTub.com.

 
 
 
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