Terms of Service
Terms of ServiceFilebox.com is operated by Cyber Locker Switzerland, S.A., a corporation formed in the Republic of Panama. This Filebox Terms of Service governs your use of the Filebox website, is a LEGALLY BINDING CONTRACT, and are collectively referred to as the “Agreement´.
By visiting the Filebox website, using any Content, products or services provided to you on, from, or through the Filebox website (collectively the "Services") or by checking the box next to "I agree to the Terms of Service", you are signifying that you have read the Agreement, that you understand the Agreement, and you agree to be bound by all of the terms of this Agreement. IF YOU DO NOT FULLY AND COMPLETELY AGREE TO THE TERMS OF SERVICE AND YOU, AS A RESPONSIBLE USER, CHOOSE TO CONTINUE TO USE THE SERVICES, YOU WILL BE BOUND TO THE TERMS OF THE AGREEMENT.
Filebox may modify the Agreement which will become effective immediately upon its posting to the website. Your continued use of the website and any associated services indicates your acceptance of the Agreement and you agree to be bound by such modification or revisions. If you are dissatisfied with anything related to the Filebox website, your sole remedy is to discontinue use of the Services. You use the Services of Filebox at your own risk. Nothing in the Agreement shall be deemed to confer any third-party rights or benefits.
The Agreement applies to all users of the Services, including users who contribute Content. "Content" includes text, software, scripts, graphics, photos, sounds, music, videos, audiovisual combinations, interactive features and other materials you may view on, access through, or contribute to the Services. The Services includes all aspects of Filebox, including but not limited to, all products, software and services offered via the Filebox website.
Filebox may change, suspend or discontinue all or any aspect of the Services at any time, including the availability of any feature, database, or Content, without prior notice or liability.
Filebox may contain links to third party websites. By use of the Services, you expressly relieve Filebox from any and all liability arising from your use of any third-party website.
To access or benefit from some of the Services or features on Filebox, you can choose to create a Filebox account. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your access information and are responsible for all activities that occur utilizing your information. Although Filebox will not be liable for any losses you might suffer, you may be liable for the losses of Filebox or others.
Filebox offers Premium Accounts that can be purchased using links found at:
Filebox offers a five (5) day money-back guarantee which only applies to the initial charge of a subscription. Details of usage, purchases, and other factors determine if a user qualifies for a refund when requested.
ALL REFUND REQUESTS are handled on a case-by-case basis. If you feel you are due a refund, contact Filebox at: support@Filebox.com
General Use of the Service, Permissions and Restrictions
You agree while using Filebox Services, that you may not:
- Alter or modify any part of the Services;
- Use the Services for any illegal purpose;
- Use any robot, spider, offline readers, site search and/or retrieval application, or other
device to retrieve or index any portion of the Services, with the exception of public
- Transmit any viruses, worms, defects, Trojan horses or other items of a contaminating
or destructive nature;
- Upload any Content that includes code hidden or otherwise contained within the
Content which is unrelated to the Content;
- Reformat or frame any portion of any web page that is part of the Services without the
express permission of Filebox;
- Collect or harvest any personal identifiable information or account names or solicit
- Impersonate another person, whether real or fictional;
- Permit any third parties to use your name and password;
- Violate or attempt to violate Filebox systems or interfere with the normal use of
the Services by users;
- Post advertisements, promotions or solicitations of business;
- Transmit any form of solicitation or Spam;
- Submit any Content that falsely implies sponsorship of the Content by the Services,
falsify or delete any author attribution in any Content, or promote any information that
you know is false or misleading;
- Distribute an illegal or unauthorized copy of another person's trademarked or
- Distribute Content that is libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, abusive,
harassing, threatening, unlawful or promotes or encourages illegal activity;
- Distribute Content that violates the rights of others, such as distributing Content that
infringes any copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret or violates any right of privacy
or publicity, or that is libelous or defamatory, or that directs any user to the content of a
third party without consent of the third party;
- Defame or libel any person; invade any person's right of privacy or publicity or
otherwise violate, misappropriate or infringe the rights of any person;
- Export or re-export Content in violation of the export or import laws of the United
States or without all required approvals, licenses and exemptions;
- Post any links to any external Internet sites that are obscene or pornographic, or display
pornographic or sexually explicit material of any kind.
In addition to the general restrictions above, the following restrictions and conditions apply specifically to your use of the Content. You will comply with laws regarding transmission of data.
Content is provided to you AS IS. You understand that when using the Services, you will be exposed to Content from a variety of sources, and that Filebox is not responsible for the accuracy, usefulness, safety, or intellectual property rights of or relating to such Content. You further understand and acknowledge that you may be exposed to Content that is inaccurate, offensive, indecent, or objectionable, and you agree to waive, and hereby do waive, any legal or equitable rights or remedies you have or may have against Filebox with respect thereto, and, to the extent permitted by applicable law, agree to indemnify and hold harmless Filebox, its owners, operators, affiliates, licensors, and licensees to the fullest extent allowed by law regarding all matters related to your use of the Services. You acknowledge your use of Content is at your sole risk.
Filebox Content may contain links to external sites; however, Filebox is not responsible for any availability of or the content on or through any external site.
Your Content and Conduct
You shall be solely responsible for your own content and the consequences of storing or distributing your Content on the Services. You affirm, represent, and warrant that you own or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions to distribute Content through the Services; and you license to Filebox all patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights in and to such Content for distribution on the Services pursuant to the Agreement.
For clarity, you retain all of your ownership rights in your Content. However, by distributing Content through Filebox, you hereby grant Filebox a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, sub-licensable and transferable license to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display, perform the Content in connection with the Services and Filebox's (and its successors and affiliates) business,
You control your data through your free or Premium account and/or cookies which may be placed on your computer. Filebox maintains multiple copies of active files. Filebox bears no responsibility for maintaining your data indefinitely.
Filebox is not a data warehousing service. Its intended use is for active accounts and active file sharing which may inadvertently result in backups of files being shared. Accounts with large amounts of stagnant data `collecting dust` or accounts with very limited user and sharing activity may, in Filebox' sole discretion and without notice, be removed from the Services.
You are solely responsible for your interactions with other users of the Services. Any views expressed on the website do not reflect the views of Filebox.
Account Termination Policy
When Filebox removes Content for policy violations, the user who posted the Content may receive a strike. The user is notified of the violation via email. Repeated policy violations may result in account termination.
DMCA: Digital Millennium Copyright Act
Though we are not located within the United States, we process all copyright infringement claims from 3rd Parties using the framework set forth by Digital Millennium Copyright Act. Please see http://Filebox.com/dmca.html for more information.
YOU AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES SHALL BE AT YOUR SOLE RISK. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, Filebox, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AND AGENTS DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN CONNECTION WITH THE SERVICES AND YOUR USE THEREOF.
NEITHER Filebox NOR ANY PROVIDER OF ANY THIRD PARTY CONTENT WARRANTS THAT THE SERVICES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE OR MAKES ANY WARRANTY OF THE RESULTS TO BE OBTAINED FROM USE OF THE SERVICES OR CONTENT. BOTH THE SERVICES AND CONTENT ARE DISTRIBUTED ON AN "AS IS, AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. NEITHER Filebox NOR ANY THIRD PARTY MAKES ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, WARRANTIES OF TITLE OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, WITH RESPECT TO THE SERVICES OR CONTENT OR ANY PRODUCTS OR SERVICES SOLD THROUGH THE SERVICES.
NEITHER Filebox NOR ANY THIRD PARTY WARRANT THAT ANY FILES AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOADING THROUGH THE SERVICES WILL BE FREE OF VIRUSES OR SIMILAR CONTAMINATION OR DESTRUCTIVE FEATURES. YOU AGREE THAT YOU ASSUME ALL RISK AS TO THE QUALITY AND PERFORMANCE OF THE SERVICES AND THE ACCURACY AND COMPLETENESS OF THE CONTENT. Filebox IS NOT RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR CONTENT OR FOR ANY VIOLATION OF ITS AGREEMENT.
FOR CLARITY, Filebox ASSUMES NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY (I) ERRORS, MISTAKES, OR INACCURACIES OF CONTENT, (II) PERSONAL INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE, OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER, RESULTING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF OUR SERVICES, (III) ANY UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR USE OF OUR SECURE SERVERS AND/OR ANY AND ALL PERSONAL INFORMATION AND/OR FINANCIAL INFORMATION STORED THEREIN, (IV) ANY INTERRUPTION OR CESSATION OF TRANSMISSION TO OR FROM OUR SERVICES, (IV) ANY BUGS, VIRUSES, TROJAN HORSES, OR THE LIKE WHICH MAY BE TRANSMITTED TO OR THROUGH OUR SERVICES BY ANY THIRD PARTY, AND/OR (V) ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN ANY CONTENT OR FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND INCURRED AS A RESULT OF THE USE OF ANY CONTENT POSTED, EMAILED, TRANSMITTED, OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE VIA THE SERVICES. Filebox DOES NOT WARRANT, ENDORSE, GUARANTEE, OR ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY PRODUCT OR SERVICE ADVERTISED OR OFFERED BY A THIRD PARTY THROUGH THE SERVICES OR ANY HYPERLINKED SERVICES OR FEATURED IN ANY BANNER OR OTHER ADVERTISING, AND Filebox WILL NOT BE A PARTY TO OR IN ANY WAY BE RESPONSIBLE FOR MONITORING ANY TRANSACTION BETWEEN YOU AND THIRD-PARTY PROVIDERS OF PRODUCTS OR SERVICES. AS WITH THE PURCHASE OF A PRODUCT OR SERVICE THROUGH ANY MEDIUM OR IN ANY ENVIRONMENT, YOU SHOULD USE YOUR BEST JUDGMENT AND EXERCISE CAUTION
Limitation of Liability
NEITHER Filebox NOR ANY THIRD PARTY PROVIDER SHALL BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES WHATSOEVER ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICES, EVEN IF SUCH PARTY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. IN NO EVENT WILL FileboxS AGGREGATE LIABILITY TO YOUR OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY AND ALL CLAIMS ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF THE SERVICES EXCEED ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($100). THE LIMITATIONS OF DAMAGES SET FORTH ABOVE ARE FUNDAMENTAL ELEMENTS OF THE BASIS OF THE BARGAIN BETWEEN Filebox AND YOU. IN STATES NOT ALLOWING EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, Filebox AND ANY THIRD PARTY PROVIDER SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE GREATEST EXTENT OF THE LAW.
The Services are controlled and offered by Filebox from its facilities in Switzerland. Filebox makes no representations that the Services are appropriate or available for use in other locations. Those who access or use the Services from other jurisdictions do so at their own volition and are responsible for compliance with local law.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold Filebox and its affiliates, and both Filebox and their respective officers, directors, owners, employees, agents, information providers and licensors harmless from and against any and all claims, liability, losses, damages, obligations, costs and expenses, including attorney's fees, incurred by any Filebox Party in connection with any Content or use of the Services, whether via your password and by any other person, whether or not authorized by you. Filebox reserves the right, at its own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, and in such case, you agree to cooperate with Filebox's defense of such claim. This defense and indemnification obligation will survive these Terms of Service and your use of the Services.
Ability to Accept Terms of Service
Filebox Free Services are available to anyone over the age of 13, in observance of and compliance with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act. If you are under 13 years of age, then please do not use the Service. There are lots of other great web sites for you. Talk to your parents about what sites are appropriate for you.
Filebox premium services are available to anyone over the age of 18.
Accounts for business entities must be created and maintained by an individual capable of and authorized to enter into binding contracts on behalf of the entity
You affirm that you are fully able and competent to enter into the terms, conditions, obligations, affirmations, representations, and warranties set forth in the Agreement, and to abide by and comply with these Terms of Service.
These Terms of Service, and any rights and licenses granted hereunder, may not be transferred or assigned by you, but may be assigned by Filebox without restriction.
The Agreement shall be construed in accordance with the laws of the Switzerland, without reference to principles of choice of law. You and Filebox each irrevocably consent to the personal jurisdiction of the federal or state courts located in Switzerland ("Courts") with respect to any action, suit or proceeding arising out of or related to the Agreement or to the Services and /or Content and waive any objection to venue in any of the Courts for such as action, suit or proceeding; additionally, you agree that you will not bring any such action, suit or proceeding in any court other than the Courts.
No failure in delay in exercising or enforcing this policy shall constitute a waiver of the Agreement or any other right or remedy. If any provision of the Agreement is deemed unenforceable due to law or change in law, such a provision shall be disregarded and the balance of the Agreement shall remain in effect.
YOU AND Filebox AGREE THAT ANY CAUSE OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THE SERVICES MUST COMMENCE WITHIN ONE (1) YEAR AFTER THE CAUSE OF ACTION ARISES, OTHERWISE, SUCH CAUSE OF ACTION IS PERMANENTLY BARRED.
Version 1.1 - Edited August 12th, 2012