Terms Of Service


Note: All users are bound by these Terms of Service.

Sat-Com Internet Services ("SIS") agrees to provide you ("User") with those services ("Service") set forth on the Application subject to User's compliance with the terms and conditions below.

PLEASE READ THIS AGREEMENT CAREFULLY BEFORE ACCESSING THE SERVICE. BY ACCESSING THE SERVICE, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS BELOW. IF YOU DO NOT WISH TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, YOU MAY NOT ACCESS OR USE SERVICES.

  • Cancellation Policy

If  the User decides to terminate the service with Sat-Com Internet Services after the first ten (10) days and they have purchased a Quarterly, Semi-Annual or Annual account, then the User's account will be assessed a $15.00 termination fee and converted to month to month service for billing purposes. The remaining difference will then be refunded. Monthly accounts cancelled after the first ten (10) days will not be credited any refund for cancellation. Cancellation within the initial 10 grace period for reasons other than connectivity issues, or failure on end users part to allow Sat-Com Internet Services adequate opportunity to correct connectivity issues may result in a charge of one (1) months normal billable service to end users account.

  • Account Conversion

If User wants to convert an established month to month service account that is in good standing with Sat-Com Internet Services to a pre paid Quarterly, Semi-Annual or Annual service account, the User must contact Sat-Com Internet Services before the end of the calendar month in which the User established service. The monthly fee the User has already paid will then be applied towards the annual subscription cost and the account will then be treated as if it were an annual account from its initial activation.

  • Warranty Disclaimer

THE FOREGOING WARRANTIES SET FORTH ARE EXCLUSIVE AND NO OTHER WARRANTY IS EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED.

Sat-Com Internet Services exercises no control whatsoever over the content of the information passing through Sat-Com Internet Services  system. Use of any information obtained via Sat-Com Internet Services is at User's risk. Neither Sat-Com Internet Services nor any of its affiliates, its licensers, its contractors or their respective employees warrant that the Service will be uninterrupted or error free; nor does Sat-Com Internet Services make any warranty as to the results from use of the Service.

THE SERVICE IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO WARRANTIES OF TITLE, NONINFRINGEMENT, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR ANY WARRANTIES ARISING FROM COURSE OF DEALING OR USAGE OF TRADE. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION GIVEN BY Sat-Com Internet Services, ITS AFFILIATES, ITS LICENSERS, ITS CONTRACTORS OR THEIR RESPECTIVE EMPLOYEES SHALL CREATE A WARRANTY. NEITHER Sat-Com Internet Services NOR ITS AFFILIATES, ITS LICENSERS, ITS CONTRACTORS OR THEIR RESPECTIVE EMPLOYEES WARRANTS THAT THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE OR THAT ANY INFORMATION, SOFTWARE OR OTHER MATERIAL ACCESSIBLE ON THE SERVICE IS FREE OF VIRUSES, CANCEL BOTS, WORMS, TROJAN HORSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.

  • Limitation of Liability

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL Sat-Com Internet Services, ITS AFFILIATES, ITS LICENSERS, ITS CONTRACTORS OR THEIR RESPECTIVE EMPLOYEES BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES THAT RESULT IN ANY WAY FROM USER'S USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICE OR TO ACCESS THE INTERNET OR ANY PART THEREOF, OR USER'S RELIANCE ON OR USE OF INFORMATION, SERVICES OR MERCHANDISE PROVIDED ON OR THROUGH THE SERVICE, OR THAT RESULT FROM MISTAKES, OMISSIONS, INTERRUPTIONS, DELETION OF FILES, ERRORS, DEFECTS, DELAYS IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, COMPUTER VIRUS, COMMUNICATION LINE FAILURE, THEFT OR DESTRUCTION OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO ALTERATION OF OR USE OF USER'S ACCOUNT, WHETHER FOR BREACH OF CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE OR UNDER ANY OTHER CAUSE OF ACTION. IN THE EVENT Sat-Com Internet Services IS FOUND LIABLE UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCE UNDER THE TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT, Sat-Com Internet Services  LIABILITY SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE UNUSED BALANCE OF USER'S SUBSCRIPTION PAYMENT PRO-RATED TO REFLECT THE CURRENT TERM.

If User is dissatisfied with the Service or with any terms, conditions, rules, policies, guidelines or practices of Sat-Com Internet Services in operating the Service, User's sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using the Service.

  • Indemnification

Not withstanding anything to the contrary herein contained, User agrees to indemnify and hold Sat-Com Internet Services, its affiliates, its licensers, its contractors or their respective employees harmless against any and all liability, loss, claim, judgment, damage and expense including without limitation attorney's fees and cost of litigation) incurred or suffered by Sat-Com Internet Services, its licensers, its affiliates, its contractors, or their respective employees as the result of any and all use of User's account whether authorized or not authorized or as a result of the negligence, willful misconduct, or breach of any of the terms of this Agreement by User, including but not limited to claims, liabilities, losses, damage, judgment and expense which arise out of alleged injury or death of any person or damage to property of every kind and description. User shall promptly notify Sat-Com Internet Services in writing of any claim of which it is obligated under this indemnity. User shall have the right to assume the defense of any such claim. User and Sat-Com Internet Services shall confer as to and agree on the legal counsel(s) to be selected in any such defense.

  • Sexually Explicit Materials

User understands that the Internet contains unedited materials some of which are sexually explicit or may be offensive. User accesses such materials at his or her own risk. Sat-Com Internet Services has no control over and accepts no responsibility whatsoever for such materials.

Prohibited Uses

  • User may not:

restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Internet; post or transmit any unlawful, threatening, abusive, libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, profane, or otherwise objectionable information of any kind, including without limitation any transmissions constituting or encouraging conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any local, state, national or international law, including without limitation the U.S. export control laws and regulations; post on webspace provided any sexually explicit materials or materials that may be offensive. post or transmit any information or software which contains a virus, cancelbot, trojan horse, worm or other harmful component; post, publish, transmit, reproduce, distribute or in any way exploit any information, software or other material obtained through the Service for commercial purposes (other than as expressly permitted by the provider of such information, software or other material); upload, post, publish, transmit, reproduce, or distribute in any way, information, software or other material obtained through the Service which is protected by copyright, or other proprietary right, or derivative works with respect thereto, without obtaining permission of the copyright owner or right holder; upload, post, publish, transmit, reproduce, transmit or distribute in any way any component of the Service itself or derivative works with respect thereto; send unsolicited advertising or promotional materials to other network users. Violate the security of any computer network, crack passwords or security encryption codes, transfer or store illegal material including that deemed threatening or obscene, or engage in any kind or illegal activity.

Sat-Com Internet Services has no obligation to monitor the Service. However, User agrees that Sat-Com Internet Services has the right to monitor the Service electronically from time to time and to disclose any information as may be necessary to satisfy any law, regulation or other governmental request, to operate the Service properly, or to protect itself or its subscribers. Sat-Com Internet Services will not intentionally monitor or disclose any private E-mail message unless required by law. Sat-Com Internet Services reserves the right to refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, that, in its sole and absolute discretion, are unacceptable, undesirable, or in violation of this Agreement. Sat-Com Internet Services reserves the right to suspend access to the Service for User's account. The account's suspension may be rescinded within the sole and absolute discretion of Sat-Com Internet Services following payment of a reconnection charge, to be determined by Sat-Com Internet Services in its sole and absolute discretion.

  • Messaging

User agrees to limit their use of the Sat-Com Internet Services service, specifically regarding the use of Sat-Com Internet Services  electronic (e-mail) services, to the following restrictions:

  • Unauthorized Use of Relay Servers

User agrees that any unauthorized use of any email server located throughout the Internet for the purposes of relaying or distributing messages is prohibited.

  • Fraudulent Addressing

User agrees that the purposeful distribution of any email message where the return address, originator's address, or any other identifiable aspect of the message has been purposefully altered, is prohibited. User may not purposefully misrepresent the origination information of any email messages sent while using the Sat-Com Internet Services service.

  • Transmission of unsolicited email or promotional material.

Users of Sat-Com Internet Services services are restricted from using any of our Services or Resources for the purpose of transmitting unsolicited or promotional material including but not limited to, any material which can be commonly referred to as SPAM. The violation of this restriction will result in a ten dollar penalty for each email address for which the unsolicited or promotional material was sent.  All costs associated with the collection of this fee will be the responsibility of the violator.   In addition, Sat-Com Internet Services  reserves the right to prosecute the user for breach of this contract and the violating user acknowledges  they have purposefully and intentionally damaged Sat-Com Internet Services brand and image in the marketplace. The violator agrees to pay any and all legal costs incurred by Sat-Com Internet Services  associated with each violation.

  • Fraudulent Content

User agrees to be held responsible for the distribution of fraudulent materials.

VIOLATION OF ANY OF THESE TERMS WILL RESULT IN IMMEDIATE TERMINATION OF SERVICES. FURTHERMORE, VIOLATION OF ANY OF THESE TERMS, RELATING TO THE TERMS DESCRIBED WITHIN THIS "MESSAGING" SECTION OF THIS DOCUMENT, WILL RESULT IN THE IMMEDIATE PENALTY OF $200. Sat-Com Internet Services RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CHARGE USER'S CREDIT CARD, IF ON FILE FOR USE IN PAYMENT OF Sat-Com Internet Services SERVICES, A ONE-TIME FEE OF $200 PER VIOLATION OF THESE TERMS. IN THE EVENT USER PRE-PAYS FOR THEIR Sat-Com Internet Services SERVICE VIA CASH, CHECK, OR MEANS OTHER THAN CREDIT CARD, Sat-Com Internet Services RESERVES THE RIGHT TO INVOICE AND HOLD USER RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ONE-TIME FEE OF $200 PER VIOLATION OF THESE TERMS. USER ALSO AGREES TO THE IMMEDIATE TERMINATION OF Sat-Com Internet Services SERVICES FOR VIOLATION OF ANY OF THESE TERMS.

Other

  • No Confidentiality

Information transmitted through Sat-Com Internet Services and through the Internet in general is not confidential. Sat-Com Internet Services can not and shall not guarantee privacy or protection of any User. Sat-Com Internet Services reserves the right to monitor any User's transmissions when deemed necessary for providing proper service and/or to protect the rights and property of Sat-Com Internet Services.

  • Purchases on the Service

If User wishes to make purchases on the Service, User may be asked by the merchant or information or service provider from whom User is making the purchase to supply certain information, including credit card or other payment mechanism information. User agrees that all information User may provide any merchant or information or service provider on the Service for purposes of making purchases shall be accurate, complete and current. The merchants and information and service providers offering merchandise, information and services on the Service set their own prices and may change prices or institute new prices at any time. User agrees to pay all charges incurred by users of User's account and credit card or other payment mechanism at the prices in effect when such charges are incurred. User shall also be responsible for paying any applicable taxes relating to purchases on the Service.

  • System Backup

Sat-Com Internet Services does perform system backups on any User's E-mail account(s). Sat-Com Internet Services shall not be held responsible for any lost E-mail data, email attachments, or any E-mail message contents, regardless of the reasoning for data loss or system causes. Except as otherwise set forth herein, Sat-Com Internet Services will not provide historical data, to any party for any reason, regarding any system or Internet activity.

Sat-Com Internet Services does perform system backups on any web sites. Sat-Com Internet Services shall not be held responsible for any lost web data, web files, or any website contents, regardless of the reasoning for data loss or system causes. Except as otherwise set forth herein, Sat-Com Internet Services will not provide historical data, to any party for any reason, regarding any system or Internet activity.

  • Failure to Comply With Terms and Conditions

Sat-Com Internet Services may deny User access to all or part of the Service without notice if User engages in any conduct or activities that Sat-Com Internet Services in its sole discretion believes violates any of the terms and conditions in this Agreement. If Sat-Com Internet Services denies User access to the Service because of such a violation, User shall not have the right (1) to access through Sat-Com Internet Services any materials stored on the Internet, (2) to obtain any credit(s) otherwise due to User, and such credit(s) shall be forfeited, (3) to access third party services, merchandise or information on the Internet through Sat-Com Internet Services, and Sat-Com Internet Services shall have no responsibility to notify any third-party providers of services, merchandise or information nor any responsibility for any consequences resulting from lack of notification.

  • Billing

All monthly service accounts must have cleared payment for the following months service deposited with Sat-Com Internet Services Communications prior to 5:00 pm on the last business day of the current calendar month. It should be noted that all monthly accounts are considered auto renewable at inception and will be billed as this until such time that the user notifies Sat-Com Internet Services otherwise. Credit card customers can expect their billing to be processed between the 15th and 25th of every month for the following months service. Extended length contracts will not be auto renewable. Approximately 30 Days prior to account expiration the user will be contacted by Sat-Com Internet Services about service renewal.

  • Miscellaneous

User agrees to remain signed into the network only when actually making use of same, and to disconnect when idle for significant periods of time (more than 10 minutes). User also agrees to not remain connected to Sat-Com Internet Services  system for periods exceeding (4) four hours, in any single continuous session. User authorizes Sat-Com Internet Services to enforce these restrictions by appropriate software and network measures, automated and manual.

User agrees to notify Sat-Com Internet Services if User moves or otherwise changes his or her mailing address or phone number, and to list a truthful name, postal address and telephone number on the forms User supplies to Sat-Com Internet Services.

In the event that any portion of this Agreement is held to be unenforceable, the unenforceable portion shall be construed in accordance with applicable law as nearly as possible to reflect the original intentions of the parties and the remainder of the provisions shall remain in full force and effect.

Sat-Com Internet Services failure to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any provisions of this Agreement shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right. neither the course of conduct between parties nor trade practice shall act to modify any provision of this Agreement.

Sat-Com Internet Services may modify this Agreement from time to time by placing a notice of such modification on our website, and User's continued use of the Service following notice of such modification shall be deemed to be User's acceptance of any such modification. It is User's responsibility to check this online area regularly to determine whether this Agreement has been modified. If User does not agree to any modification of this Agreement, User must immediately stop using the Service.

This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the of State of North Carolina without regard to its conflicts of law provisions. Any cause of action User may have with respect to the Service must be commenced within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arises or such claim or cause of action is barred.

Sat-Com Internet Services shall not be liable or deemed to be in default for any delay or failure in performance under this Agreement or interruption of service resulting directly or indirectly from acts of God, civil or military authority, acts of public enemy, war, riots, civil disturbances, insurrections, accidents, dire, explosions, earthquakes, floods, the elements, strikes, labor disputes, shortages of suitable parts, materials, labor or transportation or any cause beyond the reasonable control of Sat-Com Internet Services.

Venue for litigation of any dispute, controversy, or claim arising out of, in connection with, or in relation to this Agreement, or the breach thereof, naming Sat-Com Internet Services as the defendant, shall be proper only in a venue determined by Sat-Com Internet Services.

In any action between Sat-Com Internet Services and User to enforce any of the terms of this Agreement, Sat-Com Internet Services shall be entitled to recover expenses, including reasonable attorney's fees.

This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between User and Sat-Com Internet Services with respect to the Service.

 


 

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