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Surfing-USA Traffic Exchange
Terms of Service
Updated: November 3, 2013
By registering for Surfing-USA you agree that you have read these terms, understand them, and agree to be bound by them.
You agree to receive regular notification emails from Surfing-USA regarding discount offers, promotions and informative updates to all email addresses on record. You can unsubscribe from our e-mails anytime by clicking on the unsubscribe link at the bottom of each our e-mails. Unsubscribe requests are processed automatically and immediately. Your direct upline member may also mail you.
Members using auto-responders, false email addresses, or email that bounces back to our server is grounds for immediate account deletion. Each will be reviewed individually for bounced emails and any auto response emails are grounds for immediate deletion.
Spam is not allowed. Surfing-USA strictly prohibits the use of unsolicited mailings of any kind. Any member found to be using Spam tactics will have their account terminated (all referrals and existing credits will be forfeited). You may not promote Surfing-USA in a way that could be considered spamming. You may only promote your referral URL and/or other promotional material in other traffic exchanges or advertising programs that allow it. Promoting Surfing-USA in a way that could be considered spamming will result in removal of your Surfing-USA account and possible legal action.
Surfing-USA is not responsible for the income claims or promises with sites in rotation. You join any advertised program at your own risk and we advise you to research all business opportunities before you invest any money.
Members have the right to cancel their Surfing-USA membership at any time. All existing referrals and/or credits and future earning potential through our affiliate program will be forfeited at the time of cancellation. Please contact our support department to initiate a cancellation request.
Falsely referring others for the sole purpose of earning bonuses offered is grounds for account deletion. All referrals are validated to ensure all members are real, valid and show interest in becoming a valued member of our site. No bonuses will be paid for invalid or bogus referrals.
Every site which has zero activity during the last 60 days (no credit assignments, no changes in site status) will be deactivated (set to passive status). If you do not change its status to active, then such a site can be deleted from our database in 30 more days. So you actually have 90 days to decide if you need an old site or not. All credits assigned to declined site are lost on automatic site deletion. In order to save credits, you need to delete your declined site from your account within 10 days after site declination.
Unless you received prior permission from Surfing-USA, you may only register for one Surfing-USA account.
Your surfing sessions must be a full browser window. It is important that you co-operate with other traffic exchange members by viewing the advertisements that are displayed in your browser window. Please do not use any types of cheat software that minimizes your browser during surfing. Members are strictly prohibited from artificially accumulating credits to their account through the use of (but not limited to) any device, program, or robot. Members using these type programs may have your information passed on to other traffic exchange owners in an effort to eliminate such illegal activity. When one is cheating, he is "stealing" from other members. Therefore, members who are found to be cheating the system through the use of programs, robotic methods or any other means will have their accounts terminated immediately. If it becomes necessary for us to terminate an account — all credits and referrals will be forfeited.
You are not allowed to sell Surfing-USA.net credits or impressions to other users. If you are caught selling credits or impressions, we will terminate your and your buyer's accounts immediately.
Surfing-USA does permit the use of rotators. The member is totally responsible for the content of the rotator and must only include sites that comply with our terms of service. If the sites in your rotator violate these terms, the rotator will be deleted from your account and all credits assigned to that rotator will be lost. Your account may also be suspended or deleted and any credits and referrals in your account will be forfeited.
You are solely responsible for the maintenance and payment of any subscription(s) to Surfing-USA.net created by you or your representatives. If you need to cancel a subscription, you must do that through your Payment Processor. We currently only accept payment through Alert Pay and PayPal. Cancellation of any subscription(s) will result in the immediate termination of all related accounts and your account will be downgraded to free status regardless of the last successful payment date. Surfing-USA shall not be held responsible for services and/or fees lost due to subscription cancellation.
Surfing-USA is in no way associated with PayPal, AlertPay, or any other payment processor, and merely uses them to process payments for such things as membership fees, paid advertising, and purchasing credits. Furthermore, Surfing-USA will not be held responsible or liable for any problems, damages, or losses that may occur with regard to a members direct association with PayPal, AlertPay, or other payment source and any other aspects of their account.
Users are completely responsible for the content they promote using Surfing-USA. Users are responsible for ensuring they have the rights to promote a URL, and any content it contains. Surfing-USA is not responsible if a user is in violation of another legal agreement, copyright infringement, or any other issues. We only accept sites in English. Any sites that display in a any other language than English will be deleted and added to the banned URL list.
We DO NOT accept sites with Illegal Content, Pornography, Adult Content, Violence, Racial or Hate Issues, Vulgar Language, Warez, Sites with hidden I-frames, HYIP (High Yield Investment Programs), Auto Surf Programs, Gambling Sites, Illegally Copied Software, and Paid-To-Promote Programs. Surfing-USA will be the sole decision maker in regards to approving or declining your Web site.
No more than 1 popup is permitted. We understand that many sites make money by having popup windows. However, we WILL NOT accept sites with more than 1 popup. That popup CAN NOT open new pop-ups once closed.
If your site breaks frames — we will not approve it! Our surf bar uses frames to control our members' surfing. Please make sure you follow our rules.
Other important restrictions:
* NO sites with background searches;
* NO sites that deliver ads in mini or zero-size i-frames;
* Your site must not attempt to automatically download files;
* You may not advertise any surf pages trying to earn credits from another exchange. However, we do accept referral links instead;
* NO sites with loud music/sound/video without an OFF/MUTE switch;
* NO sites that freeze the browser window or stop the timer.
* NO viruses, trojans, spyware, or malicious code.
If you find such a site while surfing, please report it as illegal content using the "Report site" link on the surfing frame.
Members are responsible for any and all aspects of reporting their own affiliate income (for tax purposes, etc.) until the individual or business reaches an amount of $600 or more within a year. At that time we will require a W-9 Form before paying out any more commissions to the individual or business.
Surfing-USA.net is not responsible for any loss of data, profits or other problems associated with using our Web site, including but not limited to lost of credits, referrals, etc. You agree to use our Web site at your own risk.
If you violate any of the Terms, your account will either be suspended or terminated (all referrals and credits will be lost).
All sales are final. There will be no refunds issued for any sales made through the Surfing-USA.net web site.
Surfing-USA.net reserves the right to refuse, block, or terminate the membership of any member found to be violating the Terms of Service.
We will be the sole arbiter as to what constitutes a violation of the terms. Our decision is final.
Surfing-USA reserves the right to modify these terms at any time.
I have thoroughly read and understand the Surfing-USA.net terms and conditions. In joining and/or purchasing a Surfing-USA membership, I am agreeing to said terms and conditions.
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