Terms of Use

Intro

These are our General Terms and Conditions. These General Terms and Conditions apply to our website, Scam Detector Media Inc. Please read them carefully.

Scam Detector Media Inc. is located in Edmonton, Canada, and is registered under the Alberta Partnership Act.

We offer different services which are as follows:

Articles on the Website;

A website validator tool (VLDTR®): a platform where users can verify a website’s level of trustworthiness;

Definitions

Websites:

These are the Websites of Scam Detector Media Inc., to be found at www.scam-detector.com and all of its subdomains.

General Terms and Conditions:

These are the General Terms and Conditions to be applied to all the Scam Detector Media Inc. services and products.

Specific Terms and Conditions:

These are the Specific Terms and Conditions to be applied exclusively for one of the products or services Scam Detector Media Inc. offers.

Content:

This is all the editorial material published on any of our Websites: the articles, advice, reports, comments, reviews, and the website validator (VLDTR®) ratings.

Services:

These are all the services provided on any of our Websites, including the Content, newsletter, notifications, and any sales. Google ads are not part of this category.

Disclaimer

Limited Warranties

We do not warrant or represent:

  • the completeness or accuracy of the information published on our website;
  • that the material on the website is up to date;
  • that the website or any service on the website will remain available.
The VLDTR® ratings are intended for information only and not to be relied on when making financial or business decisions.

Besides, we reserve the right to discontinue or alter any or all of our website services and to stop publishing our website, at any time in our sole discretion without notice or explanation; and save to the extent expressly provided otherwise in this disclaimer, you will not be entitled to any compensation or other payment upon the discontinuance or alteration of any website services, or if we stop publishing the website.

To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law of these terms and conditions, we exclude all representations and warranties relating to the subject matter of this disclaimer, our website, and the use of our website.

Limitation of Liability

The materials in any of our websites are provided “as is.” Scam Detector Media Inc. makes no warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaims and negates all other warranties, including without limitation, implied warranties or suitability for a particular purpose.

Further, Scam Detector Media Inc. does not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the use of the materials on any of the Scam Detector Media Inc.’s Websites otherwise relating to such materials or on any websites linked to these Websites.

The materials are intended for information only and are not intended by themselves to be relied on when making operational or business decisions.

Scam Detector Media Inc. is in no event liable for any damages whatsoever that hold connection or are related to the Content and/or Reports published by Scam Detector Media Inc. or users on the Services. Users of the Services indemnify Scam Detector Media Inc. against all claims by third parties.

  • We will not be liable to you regarding any losses arising out of any event or events beyond our reasonable control.
  • We will not be liable to you regarding any business losses, including (without limitation) loss of or damage to profits, income, revenue, use, production, anticipated savings, business, contracts, commercial opportunities, or goodwill.
  • We will not be liable to you for any data, database, or software loss or corruption.
  • We will not be liable to you for any special, indirect, or consequential loss or damage.

To the maximum extent permitted under applicable law, neither Scam Detector Media Inc., nor any of the directors, employees, trust partners, licensors, customers, agents or representatives of Scam Detector Media Inc., or any of its affiliates, shall have any liability of any kind or nature in connection with your use of our services (including, without limitation, any liability for any damage to your computer hardware and/or software), and the entire cost and rich of your use of the service and/or inability to use the service (including, without limitation, any damage to your real or personal property, including, without limitation, your computer hardware and/or software) reside solely and exclusively with you.

Applicability of the General and Specific Terms and Conditions

The General Terms and Conditions apply to all offers, agreements, and deliveries of Scam Detector Media Inc. unless explicitly agreed otherwise.

The specific terms and conditions apply specifically to the offer, agreement, and deliveries that it is intended to.

Deviations from these Terms and Conditions are possible only through written confirmation by Scam Detector Media Inc.

Any written contract/agreement between the user(s) and Scam Detector Media Inc. will prevail over these Terms and Conditions. In the case of conflict between any separate written agreement between the parties and these Terms and Conditions, the former will prevail.

Terms of Use

It is not permitted to use the Services for any purpose that violates applicable law or regulation. This includes the storage or transmission of data using the Services that are slanderous, libelous, or racist, or to publish information not based on truth. Negative publications are permitted but only if supported by factual evidence. Also, it is forbidden to

• use indecent language;

• publish information where it is unwanted (off-topic);

• publish information that is pornographic or erotic (even if legal under applicable law);

• assist others in violating third-party rights, for example by linking to hacking tools or tutorials for committing computer crime that is clearly written to carry out criminal acts (and not to defend against them);

• violate third parties’ privacy, for example, by distributing their personal data without permission or clear need or the repeated harassment of third parties with unwanted communications; and to do anything that violates the applicable web etiquette.

Should Scam Detector Media Inc. discover that you violate any of the above, or receive a complaint alleging the same, then Scam Detector Media Inc. may intervene to end the violation.

If you fail to comply with the obligations set out in these Terms and Conditions, or otherwise act in a way which Scam Detector Media Inc. considers to be inappropriate, Scam Detector Media Inc. shall be entitled to give written warning. Any failure to comply or other misconduct after the warning has been issued will either result in removal from the Services or termination of any collaboration between you and Scam Detector Media Inc. A warning will remain valid for as long as Scam Detector Media Inc. considers it necessary.

If in the opinion of Scam Detector Media Inc. the continued functioning of the computer systems or network of Scam Detector Media Inc. or third parties is actually or under threat of being damaged or jeopardized, for example through the excessive transmission of the e-mail or other data, leaks of personal data or virus activity, Scam Detector Media Inc. may take all steps it deems reasonably necessary to end or avert such damage or jeopardy. Scam Detector Media Inc. in particular is entitled to change your contributions at its own discretion.

Scam Detector Media Inc. is at all times entitled to file a criminal complaint about any offenses committed through or using the Services. In addition Scam Detector Media Inc. is entitled to supply your name, address, IP-address and other identifying data to a third party alleging that you violate its rights or these Terms and Conditions provided the validity of the complaint is clear, no other way of obtaining this information exists and the third party has an evident interest in obtaining this information.

Scam Detector Media Inc. may recoup from you all damages it suffers as a result of your violation of these terms of use. You agree to indemnify Scam Detector Media Inc. against all third-party claims arising out of your violation of these terms of use.

Scam Detector Media Inc. gives users the possibility to publish information (comments or reviews, referred to as Contribution) throughout its Services. Scam Detector Media Inc. or its curators are not obliged to moderate these comments or reviews. If any user of the Services or visitor of the websites discovers Contribution that is contrary to the provisions of Canadian law, public order or morality, or other legal provisions, such as a breach of intellectual property rights of third parties, he must notify Scam Detector Media Inc.. Scam Detector Media Inc. will investigate the complaint and will take measures if needed.

For the avoidance of doubt, the Scam Detector Media Inc. claims no intellectual property rights with respect to any of the Contribution that you elect to provide to the Scam Detector Media Inc. website, including your profile and any materials you voluntarily elect to upload to the website. However, by choosing to make your web pages and related Contribution available on the Scam Detector Media Inc. in a form that is intended to be shared publicly, you hereby grant to Scam Detector Media Inc. a non-exclusive license (with rights of sublicense) to reproduce, prepare derivative works, publicly display, publicly perform, and distribute any and all such web pages and content as part of the Service, and you agree to allow all registered users and other individuals who access and use the Scam Detector Media Inc. website, to access, view, publicly display, comment upon, review, share your related content (or any portions of any of the foregoing) as part of or otherwise in connection with the Service.

Availability and Maintenance

Scam Detector Media Inc. makes no promises regarding the availability of the Services.

Scam Detector Media Inc. actively maintains Services. Maintenance can take place at any time, even if this may negatively impact the availability of the Services. Maintenance is announced in advance whenever possible.

Scam Detector Media Inc. may from time to time adapt the Services. Your feedback and suggestions are welcome but ultimately Scam Detector Media Inc. decides what adaptations to carry out (or not).

Scam Detector Media Inc. has the right to seize a Service without prior notification. In the Scam Detector Media Inc. terminates a Service, you agree that Scam Detector Media Inc. is under no obligation to offer a refund or any other type of compensation.

Specific Terms and Conditions of www.scam-detector.com

This is in regards to the usage of the website and its website validator (VLDTR®). The user will type in the URL of a website on the search bar and the VLDTR® will scan the website automatically using than 50 technical aspects that define the possibility of a site being a legitimate and safe website. With this, it will give a trust ranking which will determine the reliability of this website.

Scam Detector Media Inc. is in no way related to any of the websites generated via our search. We are not able to help users in any matter related to their relation with the specific website they searched for.

Registration as Subscribers

The Client can sign-up for newsletters and other email notifications using the subscribers form on the Website at https://www.scam-detector.com/subscribers.

During the registration process, the Client will be asked to provide a name and email address. Scam Detector Media Inc. cannot be held liable for any misuse of the email address.

If the Client knows or has reason to suspect that its email address has become available to unauthorized parties, it will be required to change it as soon as possible and/or to notify Scam Detector Media Inc. accordingly to take appropriate measures.

Copyright and Intellectual Property Provisions

The material available for downloading is copyrighted. The copyright on any of our products belongs to Scam Detector Media Inc.. Any total or partial reproduction and/or representation of any of this content shall subject the Customer to legal proceedings.

The Services, the accompanying software, trademarks, trade names (whether registered or unregistered), proprietary rights in domain names, know-how, confidential information, and Content, as well as all information and images on the website, are the intellectual property of Scam Detector Media Inc.. None of these items may be copied or used without prior written permission of Scam Detector Media Inc., except and to the extent permitted by mandatory law.

All submissions, ideas, remarks, or other information you store or process using the Services is and remains your property (or the property of your suppliers or licensors). Scam Detector Media Inc. receives an unlimited license for use of this information for other services of Scam Detector Media Inc.

The license of the previous clause is perpetual and irrevocable. The license remains in force after termination of your use of the Services. Scam Detector Media Inc. may decide to adopt or remove the information to improve and/or expand the information.

You represent and warrant that all submissions, ideas, remarks, and other information you submit using the Services are current, accurate, and true. You alone are responsible for the accuracy and truthfulness of all submissions, ideas, remarks, and other information you submit by using the Services. You shall indemnify and hold harmless Scam Detector Media Inc. against any losses, costs, and expenses arising from a breach of this warranty.

If you send information to Scam Detector Media Inc., for example, a bug report or suggestion for improvement, you grant Scam Detector Media Inc. a perpetual and unlimited license to use this information for the service. This does not apply to information you expressly mark as confidential.

In case of Scam Detector Media Inc. discovers your contributions have been copied by third parties in combination with contributions of others, then Scam Detector Media Inc. is authorized to take legal action against such copying under its own or your name. Scam Detector Media Inc. will bear all costs, but you must offer your cooperation if necessary. This clause does not forbid you from publishing your contributions elsewhere but aims to allow Scam Detector Media Inc. to act against copying of (substantially) all contributions to the Services.

Information you store or process using the Service is and remains your property (or the property of your suppliers or licensors). Scam Detector Media Inc. receives an unlimited license for the use of this information, including the right to sell (sublicense) the information to third parties, the right to use this information for other services of Scam Detector Media Inc., and the right to modify and/or delete the information.

The license of the previous clause is perpetual and irrevocable. The license remains in force after the termination of the agreement. In exceptional circumstances where a serious reason calls for it, Scam Detector Media Inc. may decide to adopt or remove the information.

The content you download or copy may only be used for private use.

Amendment

Scam Detector Media Inc. may amend these Terms and Conditions and any applicable prices or fees at any time. Minor changes or additions (excluding prices) have an immediate effect, without notification being required. Scam Detector Media Inc. shall announce non-minor amendments (including price changes) at least thirty (30) days before taking effect.

If a client or merchant objects to any amendment, the parties will enter into consultation with each other. If the client/ merchant chooses not to accept the changes or additions, it may terminate the Agreement until the changes and/or additions take effect. Termination will never result in any repayment obligation for Scam Detector Media Inc.

Use of Personal Data

We protect your data in the best way. For this, we use a legitimate as a basis and a consent basis for processing your data.

Provider records the Personal Data entered by users to use the Site and the company’s objectives, also in conformity with the Company’s privacy policy, in its database.

If use is made of the Site, the details including, but not limited to, name/address/place of residence details, e-mail address, and other data must be complete, correct, accurate, and current. User guarantees to be legally authorized to use the Site in any way.

Interpretation of the Agreement

Canadian Law applies to this agreement. Except to the extent determined otherwise by mandatory applicable law, all disputes arising in connection with the Services shall be brought before the competent Canadian court for the principal place of business of Scam Detector Media Inc.

The version of any communication of information recorded by Scam Detector Media Inc. shall be deemed authentic unless you supply proof to the contrary.

In case any part of these Terms and Conditions is declared legally invalid, this shall not affect the validity of the agreement’s whole. In such an event, the parties shall agree on one or more replacement provisions that approximate the original intent of the invalid provision(s) within the limits of the law.

Scam Detector Media Inc. is entitled to transfer its rights and obligations under this agreement to a third party as part of an acquisition of the Services or the associated business activities.