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Any claim relating to, and the use of, this Site and the materials contained herein is governed by the laws of the state of Texas.
Account Registration & Termination
You may only have one UpgradeUSA account for use of the Site and Services; you may not create or use more than one account. You may not create an account for anyone other than yourself unless expressly authorized by UpgradeUSA. All information you provide to create an account must be accurate and complete. You may not impersonate any other person, or use a name or other personally identifiable information, that is not your own. It is your responsibility to update your account information to keep it current and accurate. When you set up an account, you must also choose a password. You are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password, and for any and all use of your account. You agree not to use the account, username, or password of another user at any time, nor to disclose your password to any third party. You agree to notify UpgradeUSA immediately if you suspect any unauthorized use of your account or access to your password. UpgradeUSA has the right to terminate your account for any reason at our sole discretion.
UpgradeUSA may from time to time offer services and alternative lease programs provided by third-party companies. UpgradeUSA bears no responsibility for the actions or contracts of third-party companies, including contract management, collections practices, or account supervision. UpgradeUSA will engage with third-party service providers, and law enforcement, on circumstances related to theft or fraud. UpgradeUSA will prosecute cases of theft, including fraud, vigorously and to the fullest extent of the law.
Age and Residence Requirements
The Site and the Services are owned and operated by UpgradeUSA. Unless otherwise specified, all materials appearing on the Site, including the text, site design, logos, graphics, legal terms, icons, and images, as well as the selection, assembly and arrangement thereof, are the sole property of UpgradeUSA. All rights in images of computers, laptops, tablets or other technologies included on the Site or in the Service are reserved by the original copyright owners. Descriptive data is supplied by third parties. You may only use the content of the Site for your own personal use. You agree not to view, copy, or procure content or information from the Site by automated means (such as scripts, bots, spiders, crawlers, or scrapers) unless formally authorized by UpgradeUSA under separate written agreement. No materials from the Site or the Services may be copied, reproduced, modified, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any form or by any means without UpgradeUSA’s prior written permission. All rights not expressly granted herein are reserved. Any unauthorized use of the materials appearing on the Site may violate copyright, trademark, and other applicable laws, and could result in criminal or civil penalties.
Email and Text Messages
Notifications or receipts from UpgradeUSA will be delivered to you by email at the address you provided to UpgradeUSA when you created your account or as later updated. You hereby agree and acknowledge that UpgradeUSA is not responsible to notify you in any way other than by email, even if you opt-in to receive text message reminders. Any such text notifications are a courtesy; you remain responsible for minding the due date(s) and other deadlines whether you receive communication from UpgradeUSA or not. UpgradeUSA will not ask you for your personal information, account username, and password, or any of your credit or debit card information via email or text message. UpgradeUSA will have no responsibility for any misuse of such information if you provide such information via email or text message.
You may cancel your account per the terms in stated in your lease agreement. Your account will only be canceled and closed after you have completed all obligations in your agreement, or if you have exercised your early payoff option. Your account will be considered closed when all transactions have been processed, including payment of assessed penalties or the cashing of any refund check. UpgradeUSA may cancel your account in its sole discretion any reason, including but not limited to inactivity or misuse.
Depending on your state and the nature of the product or service you receive from us, you may be obligated to pay a rental tax, property tax, sales tax and/or use tax. Tax rates are different from state to state. You are responsible for paying all such taxes.
All assets under lease remain the property of UpgradeUSA even while the item is in your possession. You may be given the option to purchase leased products from UpgradeUSA, either at the end of a lease cycle or during the lease cycle. If you wish to purchase an item you have leased through the Service, you may be able to do so by accessing your account on the Site and looking for the purchase option, or by contacting us via email or phone. In this case, title (ownership) transfers to you as soon as your credit or debit card is authorized for purchase value. If you purchase the title through our purchase program, title (ownership) changes hands as soon as payment has been cleared with UpgradeUSA’s primary financial institution. Certain digital products may not be available for purchase or may have different purchase terms, and you should review their specific terms prior to lease or purchase.
Use Of Communication Services
The Site may contain bulletin board services, chat areas, news groups, forums, communities, personal web pages, calendars, and/or other message or communication facilities designed to enable you to communicate with the public at large or with a group (collectively, “Communication Services”). You agree to use the Communication Services only to post, send, and receive messages and materials that are proper and related to the particular Communication Service. By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree that when using a Communication Service, you will not:
1. defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten, or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others;
2. publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful topic, name, material or information;
3. upload files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy of publicity) unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consents;
4. upload files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another’s computer;
5. advertise or offer to sell or buy any goods or services for any business purpose, unless such Communication Service specifically allows such messages;
6. conduct or forward surveys, contests, pyramid schemes or chain letters;
7. download any file posted by another user of a Communication Service that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed in such manner;
8. falsify or delete any author attributions, legal or other proper notices or proprietary designations or labels of the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded;
9. restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Communication Services;
10. violate any code of conduct or other guidelines which may be applicable for any particular Communication Service;
11. harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including e-mail addresses, without their consent; or
12. violate any applicable laws or regulations.
Monitoring Of The Site And Communication Services
UpgradeUSA has no obligation to monitor the Site. However, you acknowledge and agree that UpgradeUSA has the right to monitor the Site electronically from time to time and to disclose any information as necessary or appropriate to satisfy any law, regulation, or other governmental request, to operate the Site, or to protect itself or other users of the Site. Similarly, UpgradeUSA has no obligation to monitor the Communication Services. However, UpgradeUSA reserves the right to review materials posted to a Communication Service and to remove any materials at its sole discretion. UpgradeUSA reserves the right to terminate your access to any or all of the Communication Services at any time without notice for any reason whatsoever. UpgradeUSA reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process, or governmental request or to edit, refuse to post, or remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, at UpgradeUSA’s sole discretion. Materials uploaded to a Communication Service may be subject to posted limitations on usage, reproduction, and/or dissemination. You are responsible for adhering to such limitations if you download the materials. Always use caution when giving out any personally identifying information about yourself or your children in any Communication Service. UpgradeUSA does not control or endorse the content, messages, or information found in any Communication Service and, therefore, UpgradeUSA specifically disclaims any liability with regard to the Communication Services and any actions resulting from your participation in any Communication Service. Managers and hosts are not authorized UpgradeUSA spokespersons, and their views do not necessarily reflect those of UpgradeUSA.
Limitation of Liability
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE, SHALL UPGRADEUSA BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, LOSS OF DATA OR PROFIT, ARISING OUT OF THE USE, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE MATERIALS ON THIS SITE, EVEN IF UPGRADEUSA OR AN UPGRADEUSA AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. IF YOUR USE OF MATERIALS FROM THIS SITE RESULTS IN THE NEED FOR SERVICING, REPAIR OR CORRECTION OF EQUIPMENT OR DATA, YOU ASSUME ANY COSTS THEREOF. SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH ANY PORTION OF THE SITE OR THE AGREEMENT, YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USING THE SITE.
THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES INCLUDED IN OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITE MAY INCLUDE TECHNICAL INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. CHANGES ARE PERIODICALLY MADE TO THE INFORMATION HEREIN. UPGRADEUSA AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAY MAKE IMPROVEMENTS AND CHANGES TO THE SITE AT ANY TIME. ADVICE RECEIVED VIA THIS SITE SHOULD NOT BE RELIED UPON FOR PERSONAL, MEDICAL, LEGAL, OR FINANCIAL DECISIONS. YOU SHOULD CONSULT AN APPROPRIATE PROFESSIONAL FOR SPECIFIC ADVICE TAILORED TO YOUR SITUATION.
We encourage and advise all visitors to our site to seek the advice of a certified financial professional or other qualified credit repair professionals if there are any questions about personal financial issues or problems. Never disregard, delay or avoid seeking financial advice from a qualified financial professional because of anything you have read on the Site.
Credit Reporting Disclosure
UpgradeUSA may seek information about your credit history from, and may report information to, credit bureaus. UpgradeUSA reserves the right to pull a consumer credit report for credit updates, renewals or extensions. Late payments, missed payments, or other defaults on your account, in addition to on-time payments, may be reflected in your credit report. Depending on the type of service you choose, such as the Outlet service, a third-party may review your credit history. Under no circumstances will UpgradeUSA be responsible for any credit-based decision made by a third-party.
UpgradeUSA (including the UpgradeUSA logo and icon), UpgradeUSA.com, and all related logos and iconography are registered trademarks, service marks, or licensed brands of UpgradeUSA. Other company, product, and service names and logos used and displayed on this Site may be trademarks or service marks owned by UpgradeUSA or others. The names of actual companies and products mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners. Nothing on this Site should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right to use any of the UpgradeUSA trademarks displayed on this Site, without our prior written permission in each instance. You may not use, copy, display, distribute, modify or reproduce any of the trademarks found on the Website unless in accordance with written authorization by us. Websites that link to UpgradeUSA are not necessarily investigated, monitored or checked for accuracy or completeness by UpgradeUSA. Inclusion of any linked Website or service on the Site does not imply approval or endorsement of the linked Site or service by UpgradeUSA. In addition, UpgradeUSA is not responsible for any damage, injury or loss caused by users of UpgradeUSA services or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in UpgradeUSA services or linked Websites. Posts and Websites created and posted by users on, though or in connection with UpgradeUSA services may contain links to other Websites or services. UpgradeUSA takes no responsibility for third-party advertisements that are posted on, through or in connection with UpgradeUSA services or related services, nor does it take any responsibility for the goods or services provided by these third parties. Under no circumstances will UpgradeUSA be responsible for any loss or damage, including, without limitation, personal injury or death, resulting from use of UpgradeUSA Services or linked services, attendance at an UpgradeUSA event, from any user Content posted on or through UpgradeUSA Services or linked services, or from the conduct of any users of UpgradeUSA Services, whether online or offline. Any questions concerning any UpgradeUSA trademarks, or whether any mark or logo is an UpgradeUSA trademark, should be referred to UpgradeUSA.
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