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Terms of Service Terms of Service
<p>These Terms govern your access to and use of WordPress.com, Jetpack.com, VaultPress.com, and Happy.Tools, as well as all content and Automattic products and services (for example, ecommerce services as outlined below in Section 7e) available at or though these websites (collectively, “Services”).</p> <p>These Terms govern your access to and use of WordPress.com, Jetpack.com, VaultPress.com, and Happy.Tools, as well as all content and Automattic products and services (for example, ecommerce services as outlined below in Section 7e) available at or though these websites (collectively, “Services”).</p>
<p>These Terms also govern visitors’ access to and use of any websites that use our Services, such as websites hosted on WordPress.com that are operated by our users.</p> <p>These Terms also govern visitors’ access to and use of any websites that use our Services, such as websites hosted on WordPress.com that are operated by our users.</p>
<p>For some of Automattic’s other products and services, such as WooCommerce, Akismet, CrowdSignal, and WordPress.com VIP, additional Terms of Service may apply and will be posted on the websites for those products and services.</p> <p>For some of Automattic’s other products and services, such as WooCommerce, Akismet, Crowdsignal, and WordPress.com VIP, additional Terms of Service may apply and will be posted on the websites for those products and services.</p>
<p>Our Services are offered subject to your acceptance, without modification, of all of the terms and conditions contained herein and all other operating rules, policies (including, without limitation, Automattic’s Privacy Policy), and procedures that may be published from time to time by Automattic (collectively, the “Agreement”). <p>Our Services are offered subject to your acceptance, without modification, of all of the terms and conditions contained herein and all other operating rules, policies (including, without limitation, Automattic’s Privacy Policy), and procedures that may be published from time to time by Automattic (collectively, the “Agreement”).
You agree that we may automatically upgrade our Services, and the Agreement will apply to any upgrades.</p> You agree that we may automatically upgrade our Services, and the Agreement will apply to any upgrades.</p>
<p>Please read the Agreement carefully before accessing or using our Services. <p>Please read the Agreement carefully before accessing or using our Services.
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Who’s Who Who’s Who
<p>Throughout these Terms, “you” applies to both individuals and entities that access or use our Services. <p>Throughout these Terms, “you” applies to both individuals and entities that access or use our Services.
If you are an individual using our Services on behalf of an entity, you represent and warrant that you have the authority to bind that entity to the Agreement and that by using our Service(s), you are accepting the Agreement on behalf of that entity.</p> If you are an individual using our Services on behalf of an entity, you represent and warrant that you have the authority to bind that entity to the Agreement and that by using our Service(s), you are accepting the Agreement on behalf of that entity.</p>
<p>We use the term “Designated Countries” to refer to Australia, Canada, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, and all countries located in the European continent. <p>We use the term “Designated Countries” to refer to Australia, Canada, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Russia, and all countries located in the European continent.
If you reside in the “Designated Countries,” your Agreement is with Aut O’Mattic A8C Ireland Ltd. If you reside in the “Designated Countries,” your Agreement is with Aut O’Mattic A8C Ireland Ltd.
If you reside outside of the “Designated Countries,” your Agreement is with Automattic Inc.</p> If you reside outside of the “Designated Countries,” your Agreement is with Automattic Inc.</p>
<p>We refer to Aut O’Mattic A8C Ireland Ltd. <p>We refer to Aut O’Mattic A8C Ireland Ltd.
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You shall not share or misuse your access credentials. You shall not share or misuse your access credentials.
You must immediately notify us of any unauthorized uses of your account, store, or website, or of any other breach of security. You must immediately notify us of any unauthorized uses of your account, store, or website, or of any other breach of security.
We will not be liable for any acts or omissions by you, including any damages of any kind incurred as a result of such acts or omissions.</p> We will not be liable for any acts or omissions by you, including any damages of any kind incurred as a result of such acts or omissions.</p>
<p>When you create a WordPress.com account, we consider that to be an inquiry about our products and services, which means that we may contact you to share more details about what we have to offer.
Don’t worry — if you aren’t interested in learning more, you can opt out of the marketing communication, whether it’s an email, phone call, or text message.</p>
3. 3.
Minimum Age Requirements Minimum Age Requirements
<p>Our Services are not directed to children. <p>Our Services are not directed to children.
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Automattic Fees Automattic Fees
<p> <p>
<strong>Fees for Paid Services.</strong> Some of our Services are offered for a fee, such as Happy Tools, Jetpack plans, WordPress.com plans, and some Ecommerce Services (collectively, “Paid Services”). <strong>Fees for Paid Services.</strong> Some of our Services are offered for a fee, such as Happy Tools, Jetpack plans, WordPress.com plans, and some Ecommerce Services (collectively, “Paid Services”).
By using a Paid Service, you agree to pay the specified fees (for example, Jetpack fees, VaultPress fees, WordPress.com fees, and fees associated with specific features, such as Recurring Payments). By using a Paid Service, you agree to pay the specified fees (for example, Jetpack fees, VaultPress fees, WordPress.com fees, and fees associated with specific features, such as Recurring Payments and domain name registration and renewal).
Depending on the Paid Service, there may be a one-time fee, recurring fees, or revenue-based fee. Depending on the Paid Service, there may be a one-time fee, recurring fees, or revenue-based fee.
For recurring fees, we’ll bill or charge you for in regular automatically-renewing intervals (such as monthly, annually, or biennially), on a pre-pay basis until you cancel, which you can do at any time by contacting the relevant support team. For recurring fees, we’ll bill or charge you for in regular automatically-renewing intervals (such as monthly, annually, or biennially), on a pre-pay basis until you cancel, which you can do at any time by contacting the relevant support team.
For revenue-based fees — such as fees for Recurring Payments for your website’s subscriptions — we may collect a percentage of the revenue your website generates. For revenue-based fees — such as fees for Recurring Payments for your website’s subscriptions — you pay us a percentage of the revenue your website generates.
Revenue-based fees are ongoing.</p> Revenue-based fees are ongoing.</p>
<p> <p>
<strong>Taxes.</strong> To the extent permitted by law, or unless explicitly stated otherwise, all fees are exclusive of applicable federal, provincial, state, local or other governmental sales, goods and services, harmonized or other taxes, fees, or charges now in force or enacted in the future (“Taxes”). <strong>Taxes.</strong> To the extent permitted by law, or unless explicitly stated otherwise, all fees are exclusive of applicable federal, provincial, state, local or other governmental sales, goods and services, harmonized or other taxes, fees, or charges now in force or enacted in the future (“Taxes”).
You are responsible for payment of all applicable Taxes relating to your use of our Services, your payments, or your purchases. You are responsible for payment of all applicable Taxes relating to your use of our Services, your payments, or your purchases.
If we are obligated to pay or collect Taxes on the Fees you’ve paid or will pay, you are responsible for such Taxes, and we may collect payment for such Taxes.</p> If we are obligated to pay or collect Taxes on the Fees you’ve paid or will pay, you are responsible for such Taxes, and we may collect payment for such Taxes.</p>
<p> <p>
<strong>Payment.</strong> If your payment fails or Paid Services are otherwise not paid for on time, we may immediately cancel or revoke your access to the Paid Services. <strong>Payment.</strong> If your payment fails or if Paid Services are otherwise not paid for or paid for on time, we may immediately cancel or revoke your access to the Paid Services.
If you contact your bank or credit card company to decline or reverse the charge of fees for Paid Services, we may revoke your access to our Services in general.</p> If you contact your bank or credit card company to decline or reverse the charge of fees for Paid Services, we may revoke your access to our Services in general.</p>
<p> <p>
<strong>Automatic Renewal.</strong> To ensure uninterrupted service, recurring Paid Services are automatically renewed. <strong>Automatic Renewal.</strong> To ensure uninterrupted service, recurring Paid Services are automatically renewed.
This means that unless you cancel a Paid Service before the end of the applicable subscription period, it will automatically renew, and you authorize us to invoice you or use any payment mechanism we have on record for you to collect the then-applicable subscription fee (as well as any Taxes). This means that unless you cancel a Paid Service before the end of the applicable subscription period, it will automatically renew, and you authorize us to invoice you or use any payment mechanism we have on record for you to collect the then-applicable subscription fee (as well as any Taxes).
Your Paid Services will be renewed for the same interval of time as your original subscription period. By default, your Paid Services will be renewed for the same interval of time as your original subscription period.
For example, if you purchase a WordPress.com annual plan, you will be charged each year for the following 12-month period. For example, if you purchase a WordPress.com annual plan, you will be charged each year for the following 12-month period.
We may charge your account up to one month before the end of the subscription period. We may charge your account up to one month before the end of the subscription period.
It is your responsibility to make sure you are checking your email (including any spam or other filters) in order to receive any reminder email we send to you in advance of renewal. It is your responsibility to make sure you are checking your email (including any spam or other filters) in order to receive any reminder email we send to you in advance of renewal.
The date for the automatic renewal is determined automatically based on the date of the original purchase and cannot be changed. The date for the automatic renewal is determined automatically based on the date of the original purchase and cannot be changed.
You can view your renewal date by visiting your Manage Purchases page.</p> You can view your renewal date by visiting your Manage Purchases page.
For more information about how WordPress.com subscriptions work, please see our Manage Purchases, Renewals &amp.
Cancellations support page.</p>
<p> <p>
<strong>Cancelling Automatic Renewal.</strong> You can manage and cancel your Paid Services at the respective Service’s site. <strong>Cancelling Automatic Renewal.</strong> You can manage and cancel your Paid Services at the respective Service’s site.
For example, you can manage all of your WordPress.com plans through your WordPress.com Manage Purchases page. For example, you can manage all of your WordPress.com plans through your WordPress.com Manage Purchases page.
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b. Fees Collected by Website Owners b. Fees Collected by Website Owners
<p> <p>
<strong>Fees Paid to Websites or Website Owners.</strong> Website owners may choose to sell items (goods, content, services, etc.), offer subscriptions for their websites at specific price points and intervals, or simply collect payments. <strong>Fees Paid to Websites or Website Owners.</strong> Website owners may choose to sell items (goods, content, services, etc.), offer subscriptions for their websites at specific price points and intervals, or simply collect payments.
Please note that we are not involved in your transactions with website owners, a website’s subscription details, or a website’s store operations (including the quality, timing, pricing, or legality of what may or may not be included in exchange for payment, or any goods or services purchased). Please note that we are not involved in a website’s subscription details, or a website’s store operations (including the quality, timing, pricing, or legality of what may or may not be included in exchange for payment, or any goods or services purchased).
If you have any questions or complaints, please contact the website owner.</p> If you purchase items or subscriptions from a website, your purchase is directly from the website owner, who is solely responsible for the items sold.
Please contact the website owner if you have any questions or complaints.</p>
<p> <p>
<strong>Automatic Renewal.</strong> Any recurring payments you make to a website (such as a website subscription) are automatically renewed. <strong>Automatic Renewal.</strong> Any recurring payments you make to a website owner (such as a website subscription) are automatically renewed.
This means that unless you cancel your website subscription before the end of the applicable renewal period, it will automatically renew, and you authorize us to invoice you or charge any payment mechanism we have on record for you to collect the then-applicable fee. This means that unless you cancel your website subscription before the end of the applicable renewal period, it will automatically renew.
Your recurring payments will be renewed for the same interval of time as your original subscription period. Your recurring payments will be renewed for the same interval of time as your original subscription period.
For example, for an annual renewal schedule for your website subscription, you will be charged each year. For example, for an annual renewal schedule for your website subscription, you will be charged each year.
You can view your renewal date by visiting your Other Sites page.</p> You can view your renewal date by visiting your Other Sites page.</p>
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Click on the automatically renewing payment you wish to cancel, then follow the instructions to cancel. Click on the automatically renewing payment you wish to cancel, then follow the instructions to cancel.
You must repeat this process for each website subscription you wish to cancel.</p> You must repeat this process for each website subscription you wish to cancel.</p>
<p> <p>
<strong>Refunds.</strong> We do not issue refunds for fees collected by a website owner because those transactions are between website owners and their users. <strong>Refunds.</strong> We are not responsible for refunds for fees paid to a website owner because those transactions are between website owners and their users.
we only provides the technology behind these transactions. If you would like to request a refund for any fees paid to a website or website owner, please contact the website owner.
If you would like to request a refund for any fees paid to a website or website owner, please contact the website owner.</p> If you have a complaint regarding a website owner, you can contact us.</p>
6. 6.
General Representation and Warranty General Representation and Warranty
<p>You represent and warrant that your use of our Services:</p> <p>You represent and warrant that your use of our Services:</p>
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We may terminate your access to Ecommerce Services or force refunds to your subscribers without notice to you if we determine (in our sole discretion) that your use is in violation of these Terms. We may terminate your access to Ecommerce Services or force refunds to your subscribers without notice to you if we determine (in our sole discretion) that your use is in violation of these Terms.
If you’re using Ecommerce Services on WordPress.com, you must not violate our User Guidelines or Store Guidelines.</p> If you’re using Ecommerce Services on WordPress.com, you must not violate our User Guidelines or Store Guidelines.</p>
<p> <p>
<strong>Third Party Services.</strong> You may choose to set up and/or use third party services, such Stripe or PayPal to collect payment, TaxJar to calculate Taxes, or EasyPost to manage shipping. <strong>Third Party Services.</strong> You may choose to set up and/or use third party services, such as Stripe or PayPal to collect payment, TaxJar to calculate Taxes, or EasyPost to manage shipping.
If you do so, be aware that some of your — and your customers’ — data may be passed to the respective third party, and the respective third party’s terms of service, privacy policy, and other policies may apply. If you do so, be aware that some of your — and your customers’ — data may be passed to the respective third party, and the respective third party’s terms of service, privacy policy, and other policies may apply.
For example, if you use Recurring Payments, you must create or use an existing Stripe account to manage payments, and by using Stripe, you agree to their terms and policies. For example, if you use Recurring Payments, you must create or use an existing Stripe account to manage payments, and by using Stripe, you agree to their terms and policies.
Please note that third party services may also charge you fees to use or access their services, for example, as Stripe does for Recurring Payments.</p> Please note that third party services may also charge you fees to use or access their services, for example, as Stripe does for Recurring Payments.</p>
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<p>Please note that some of these third party services (like TaxJar if you use Store) may be enabled by default, but you may disable them before your store is set up. <p>Please note that some of these third party services (like TaxJar if you use Store) may be enabled by default, but you may disable them before your store is set up.
If you do not want to use these third party services, please disable them.</p> If you do not want to use these third party services, please disable them.</p>
<p> <p>
<strong>Fees.</strong> We may collect a percentage (which may vary) of the revenue you generate through Ecommerce Services. <strong>Fees.</strong> In some cases, you pay us a percentage (which may vary) of the revenue you generate through Ecommerce Services.
These revenue-based fees are ongoing. These revenue-based fees are ongoing.
For example, for Recurring Payments, we collect a percentage (which depends on your plan) of the revenue your website generates through Recurring Payments. For example, for Recurring Payments, you pay us a percentage (which depends on your plan) of the revenue your website generates through Recurring Payments.
Stripe will withhold that percentage from your balance.</p> you authorize Stripe to direct payment of that percentage to us.
Please note that we have no obligation to reimburse or refund these revenue-based fees when you issue refunds to your subscribers or customers.</p>
<p> <p>
<strong>Tax Calculations.</strong> You are responsible for payment of all applicable Taxes relating to your ecommerce activities and your use of Ecommerce Services. <strong>Tax Calculations.</strong> You are responsible for payment of all applicable Taxes relating to your ecommerce activities and your use of Ecommerce Services.
You must collect, report, and/or pay the correct amounts to the appropriate authorities if applicable, and if needed, inform your customers about any Taxes they may be required to pay and issue appropriate invoices. You must collect, report, and/or pay the correct amounts to the appropriate authorities if applicable, and if needed, inform your customers about any Taxes they may be required to pay and issue appropriate invoices.
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If you haven’t received your refund within this time frame, please contact us.</p> If you haven’t received your refund within this time frame, please contact us.</p>
<p>You may not transfer or sell postage and/or shipping labels to a third party.</p> <p>You may not transfer or sell postage and/or shipping labels to a third party.</p>
<p> <p>
<strong>Your Responsibilities.</strong> You are solely responsible for all of your ecommerce activities, including managing subscriptions for your website, managing your store, all applicable taxes and fees, compliance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS), and compliance with any applicable laws. <strong>Your Responsibilities.</strong> You are solely responsible for all of your ecommerce activities, including managing subscriptions for your website, managing your store, all applicable taxes and fees, compliance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS), and compliance with any applicable laws (such as those relating to automatic renewal).
Among other things, this means that:</p> Among other things, this means that:</p>
<ul> <ul>
<li>You should use your best judgment when setting up your store, operating your store, processing payments, and selling items. <li>You should use your best judgment when setting up your store, operating your store, processing payments, and selling items.
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13. 13.
Termination Termination
<p>We may terminate your access to all or any part of our Services at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice, effective immediately. <p>We may terminate your access to all or any part of our Services at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice, effective immediately.
We have the right (though not the obligation) to, in our sole discretion, (i) reclaim your username or website’s URL due to prolonged inactivity, (ii) refuse or remove any content that, in our reasonable opinion, violates any Automattic policy or is in any way harmful or objectionable, or (iii) terminate or deny access to and use of any of our Services to any individual or entity for any reason. We have the right (though not the obligation) to, in our sole discretion, (i) reclaim your username or website’s URL due to prolonged inactivity, (ii) refuse or remove any content that, in our reasonable opinion, violates any Automattic policy or is in any way harmful or objectionable, (iii) ask you to make some adjustments, restrict the resources your website uses, or terminate your Services, if we believe your website’s storage or bandwidth usage is out of hand and/or burdens our systems (which is rare and typically only occurs when a website is used for file sharing or storage), or (iv) terminate or deny access to and use of any of our Services to any individual or entity for any reason.
We will have no obligation to provide a refund of any amounts previously paid.</p> We will have no obligation to provide a refund of any amounts previously paid.</p>
<p>If you wish to terminate the Agreement or your WordPress.com account, you may simply discontinue using our Services, or, if you are using a paid service, you may cancel at any time, subject to the Fees, Payment, and Renewal section in these Terms.</p> <p>If you wish to terminate the Agreement or your WordPress.com account, you may simply discontinue using our Services, or, if you are using a paid service, you may cancel at any time, subject to the Fees, Payment, and Renewal section in these Terms.</p>
<p>All provisions of the Agreement which by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity, and limitations of liability.</p> <p>All provisions of the Agreement which by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity, and limitations of liability.</p>
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<p>In no event will Automattic, or its suppliers or licensors, be liable with respect to any subject matter of the Agreement under any contract, negligence, strict liability or other legal or equitable theory for: (i) any special, incidental or consequential damages. <p>In no event will Automattic, or its suppliers or licensors, be liable with respect to any subject matter of the Agreement under any contract, negligence, strict liability or other legal or equitable theory for: (i) any special, incidental or consequential damages.
(ii) the cost of procurement for substitute products or services. (ii) the cost of procurement for substitute products or services.
(iii) for interruption of use or loss or corruption of data. (iii) for interruption of use or loss or corruption of data.
or (iv) for any amounts that exceed the fees paid by you to Automattic under the Agreement during the twelve (12) month period prior to the cause of action. or (iv) for any amounts that exceed $50 or the fees paid by you to Automattic under the Agreement during the twelve (12) month period prior to the cause of action, whichever is greater.
Automattic shall have no liability for any failure or delay due to matters beyond their reasonable control. Automattic shall have no liability for any failure or delay due to matters beyond their reasonable control.
The foregoing shall not apply to the extent prohibited by applicable law.</p> The foregoing shall not apply to the extent prohibited by applicable law.</p>
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