Terms Of Service

Updated: 2015-01-15

  1. Introduction
    1. This Terms of Service("terms", "Terms") is an outline of the services provided by/at Geocode.Farm("Geocode.Farm"); your obligations imposed in using the services; our rights and responsibilites in providing services; limitations of services; and other information or statements regarding legal matters.
    2. By accessing any content available to you by Geocode.Farm, its sub-domains, directories, internal links, and/or files; by using the services provided through and/or by Geocode.Farm, you agree that your are 18 years of age or older and further agree to be legally bound by these terms.

  2. Electronic Signature(s)
    1. You agreee to the usage of electronic signature(s) in place of your physical signature on legally binding documents executed between Geocode.Farm and you.
    2. You agree not to question, challenge, or revoke such electronic signature(s) and to be bound by them whole-heartedly as your legal signature(s).
    3. You agree that electronic signature(s) obtained from you constitutes your legal signature(s) and execution of the document(s) to which it is bound and/or applied.

  3. Credit Cards & Billing
    1. Your credit card details, including your Personally Identifiable Information, may be stored on our secure server(s) and/or on the secure server(s) of a 3rd party billing processor as we deem necessary for billing and business purposes.
    2. Your credit card details are considered confidential and not shared with anyone, except for business and billing purposes, as we deem necessary.
    3. You agree to provide, maintain, and keep current your credit card details with Geocode.Farm to ensure successful billing for service(s).
    4. You agree to allow Geocode.Farm to store, transmit, and share your credit card details for the purpose of billing you for the service(s).
    5. You agree to allow Geocode.Farm and its payment processor(s) to bill your card every 30 days(for monthly billing frequency) or 360 days(for annual billing frequency) for the next billing cycle and any billing cycle after (unless you properly cancel) at the base rate plus any charges incurred during the current billing cycle beyond the base rate("base rate" is the monthly charge you agreed to pay based on the plan you chose).
    6. You agree to allow Geocode.Farm and its payment processor(s) to bill your card in advance and up-front for any new service(s), change(s) to service(s), and/or addition(s) to service(s) that occur before, after, and/or during the current billing cycle. Such charges may occur at the time that such event(s) take place or at a later time as determined by Geocode.Farm in its sole discression.

  4. Licenses
    1. Geocode.Farm maintains comercial use and redistribution licenses with various information sources and providers. In having such agreements in place, we are allowed to redistribute such data and information to you for certain purposes, herein outlined.
    2. Some of the data used, distibuted, and provided by GeocodeFarm is © OpenStreetMap contributors. OSM Data, not including our alterations, updates, changes, and modifications and in its pure (and quite frequently inaccurate or unavailable) form can be obtained under the Open Database Licence, see www.openstreetmap.org/copyright and www.opendatacommons.org/licenses/odbl/1.0/ for more information.
    3. You are hereby granted a non-exclusive license to use or display the information and data provided, so long as in doing so you do not violate these terms.

  5. Forbidden Usages
    1. You may NOT display the information and data on either an internet or intranet site, regardless of access restrictions to such site unless reasonable precautions have been taken to hide and/or conceal the source data(coordinate pairs and/or address(es) returned from the GeocodeFarm API).
    2. You may NOT without the express written permission of GeocodeFarm's owner(s) and operator(s), resell the information or data provided for a profit. This includes redistributing the information or data at ANY cost to the user / visitor of your own service / site, regardless of pricing, loss, or profit earned from such redistribution.
    3. You may NOT use the information or data to start your own data provider service / API, regardless of it being free, paid, or non-profit without the express written permission of GeocodeFarm's owner(s) and operator(s).

  6. Allowed Usages
    1. You MAY store the information and data in a database system for later use.
    2. You MAY use the information and data in conjunction with a mapping provider to plot or allocate aerial data onto / in a map for use on your site.

  7. Legalities
    1. You agree to abide by the laws of the United States of America, the Federal Republic of Germany, and your country, locality, province, state, city, county, and municipality ("home territory") when in use of the services provided by/at GeocodeFarm.
    2. You agree to not abuse the services provided by GeocodeFarm, use them for illicit activities, use them for illegal purposes, and/or in a manner which violates these terms.

  8. Warranties
    1. In providing the service(s), GeocodeFarm makes no expressed nor implied warranty as to the accuracy, availability, or usability of the services, data, and/or information provided. You are solely responsible for verifying the accuracy of such data. We expressly and explicitly disclaim any and all responsibility for any and all consequences arising from, through, or out-of the use of our services, data, information, or site; as well as any information provided therein with the sole exception of the provisions of our SLA ("Service Level Agreement").
    2. You agree that the services, credits, or plans that you purchase from or through us have a no-refund policy and that any money paid will not be refunded for any reason, what-so-ever. Please use sound judgement and budgeting in making a purchase and do not make a purchase that you cannot afford to pay for. We provide our end, you provide your end in paying for the services. You agree to collection activity and/or placement with a collection agency should you not pay for services already used, cancel payment on used services, and/or otherwise cause GeocodeFarm not to recieve and keep payment for services.

  9. Remedies & Limitations
    1. We reserve the right to revoke this license, your account, your access to the site, services, and data; with or without prior written notification; and with or without reason or cause at any time, as we deem fit and without refund.
    2. You agree that you will hold harmless GeocodeFarm, its owner(s), its operator(s), its agent(s), and its affiliate(s). You further agree to waive any liability for damages or compensation that at any time might be owed to you by GeocodeFarm arising out of or through your use of the site, services, data, or information. This section applicable to the fullest extent of the law and void where prohibited.

  10. Severability
    1. This agreement is non-revocable, non-transferable, and in-severable to the limit provided by law; except by GeocodeFarm at its sole discretion. These terms shall remain in effect until otherwise decided by GeocodeFarm, it's owner(s) or operator(s).

  11. Changes / Updates
    1. GeocodeFarm hereby reserves the right to change or alter these terms at any time, for any reason, and with or without notice, written or otherwise.

  12. Jurisdiction / Validity
    1. These terms are governed by the laws of the United States of America and the Federal Republic of Germany.
    2. In the even that any section of these terms be deemed invalidated or deemed illegal by a judge of appropriate jurisdiction in the United States of America or the Federal Republic of Germany, all other sections shall remain intact and will be considered valid and binding upon the parties.

* These terms may be modified at any time, without reason, and with or without notice.