The following terms and conditions govern all use of the TheUsic Website and all Content, services and products available at or through the Website. The Website is owned and operated by TheUsic LLC (TheUsic). The Website is offered subject to your acceptance without modification of all of the terms and conditions contained herein and all other operating rules, policies and procedures that may be published from time to time on this Site by TheUsic (collectively, the Agreement).

Please read this Agreement carefully before accessing or using the Website. By accessing or using any part of the web site, you agree to become bound by the terms and conditions of this agreement. If you do not agree to all the terms and conditions of this agreement, then you may not access the Website or use any services. If these terms and conditions are considered an offer by TheUsic, acceptance is expressly limited to these terms. The Website is available only to individuals who are at least 13 years old.

  1. TheUsic site and your account within it. When you create an account on the Website, you become responsible for the safety, security, Content, and activities that result from actions taken within the course of the Website’s use. Creating or maintaining Content that is willfully misleading, inaccurate, or untrue is prohibited, and TheUsic may modify Content at its sole discretion to correct violations of this. TheUsic may remove user-contributed language that increases liability for the Website or is unlawful, at its sole discretion. You must immediately notify TheUsic if your account has become compromised in any way. The Website and its administrators will not be held liable for any action that you do or do not do within the framework of the Website, including any damages that occurred as a result of said actions or omissions.

  2. Responsibility of users. If and when you operate an account, rate or comment on a transaction, post an offer to the Website, engage in purchasing and offer on the Website, submit any new Content to the Website, make (or allow a 3rd party to make) material available on the Website, you are wholly responsible for the Content. This includes potential harm, damages, hurt feelings, and any other badness that would result. By making Content or offers available, you are representing that:

    1. The downloading, copying, and use of said Content will not violate any copyright laws;

    2. If you’re employed by someone who has the rights to the offers you’re creating or Content you’re posting, you’ve received permission from them in advance to do so;

    3. You’re in compliance with copyright and licenses from 3rd parties relating to the Content, and you’ve done all you can to make sure that any potential end-users have received all required terms that they might need;

    4. Your Content won’t infect people’s computers with software evils like viruses, malware, worms, Trojan Horses, tapeworms, smallpox, digital cooties, or other destructive stuff;

    5. Your Content is not spam, bot-created, machine-created, not-randomly created, etc. As a user of this site, you must be able to pass a Turing Test. Get it?;

    6. Your Content does not drive traffic to another site;

    7. The Content is not a Spoofing, Phishing , or Grateful Dead Attack;

    8. The Content is not obscene, libelous or defamatory. Free of hate and/or not racially or ethically questionable. Does not violate publishing rights of 3rd parties.

    9. Your account is not advertised via unwanted electronic messages like spam on newsgroups, e-mail listserves, blogs, Websites, and other promotional methods that even dogs find distasteful these days.

    10. Your account is not named in a way that makes people think you’re someone that you’re not.

    11. You have accurately categorized and described the nature of offers and other Content.

  3. God Mode. TheUsic reserves the right to remove any offer or piece of Content for any reason whatsoever. TheUsic reserves the right to banish any member of the Website for any reason whatsoever. So play nice.

    By creating offers and other Content on the Website, you give TheUsic permission to use or distribute your offers or Content on for promotional reasons. All collateral associated with your account is considered your copyright and intellectual property. If you delete something from within your collateral or your offers, we’ll delete it from the site, but you understand that it may take time for the cache to refresh. In accordance with the above, TheUsic has the right to (at its sole discretion) (i) remote any Content that violates the above policy or is otherwise deemed harmful or objectionable, or (ii) deny access and/or end use of the Website to anyone for any reason, at TheUsic’s sole discretion. No guarantee of refund of amounts previously paid are made in this event.

  4. Selling things on The Usic. In order to sell items in this marketplace, you must register on The Usic as a user, use the Usic Payment Service (internal payment service). Minimum price for any service offered on The Usic is $10 (ten dollars). The Usic discourages and may remove any listing for a service that actively encourages viewers to conduct business outside of The Usic.

  5. Visitors. TheUsic cannot and will not review all the Content posted to the Website, and cannot be held responsible for said Content, use, or effects. We do not implicitly or explicitly endorse any material contained within our Website, or believe that it is accurate, useful, or not objectionable. You are solely responsible for making sure your computer is safe from malware and other destructive computer Content while browsing the site. This Website may contain Content that is indecent, offensive, or objectionable – and may also contain technical inaccuracies, typos, or other errors. The Website may contain information that violates the Privacy or Publicity rights of others, or contain Content that infringes on intellectual property rights and other proprietary right of third parties. TheUsic is not liable for for any responsibility for any harm resulting from the use by visitors to the Website, or from any downloading performed on the Website of any Content posted to the Website.

  6. Other Website’s Content. We have not and cannot review all material, software, and webpages made available to visitors and users as a result of linking on or to the Website. We do not have any control over who links to us, and do not take any responsibility for any harm that results from Content that lies beyond our Website. By linking to a Website, we are not endorsing all Content within a Website. We are not responsible for any harm that falls your computer as a result of viruses, worms, or destructive computer Content on other sites.

  7. Promotion on other platforms. We reserve the right to replicate content posted by users on other websites, platforms, and forums, for the primary purpose of driving more traffic to the individual listings and ultimately processing more sales. The original poster of the content being shared still retains all personal responsbility associated with the act of posting on TheUsic.

  8. Copyright Infringement. We respect intellectual property, and we want you to respect intellectual property too. If you think that Content on the site violates your intellectual property, you are encouraged to notify us. We will respond to all notifications of this nature, including as required or appropriate by removing the infringing material or disabling all links to the infringing material. If a visitor repeatedly infringes upon this rule, we will ban them, at our discretion. No refunds.

  9. Intellectual Property. This Agreement does not transfer from TheUsic to you. Any third party intellectual property, and all right, title and interest in and to such property will remain (as between the parties) solely with TheUsic. TheUsic, the TheUsic logo, and all other trademarks, service marks, graphics and logos used in connection with TheUsic, or the Website are trademarks or registered trademarks of TheUsic or TheUsics licensors. Other trademarks, service marks, graphics and logos used in connection with the Website may be the trademarks of other third parties. Your use of the Website grants you no right or license to reproduce or otherwise use any TheUsic or third-party trademarks.

  10. Changes. TheUsic can change this agreement. You should check this agreement often for changes. Your continued use of the site indicates that you accept the agreement and any new changes. If we release new features, they’re subject to this agreement.

  11. Termination. If you want to opt out of this agreement you must stop using the site.

  12. Disclaimer of Warranties. The Website is provided “as is”. TheUsic and its suppliers and licensors hereby disclaim all warranties of any kind, express or implied, including, without limitation, the warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. Neither TheUsic nor its suppliers and licensors, makes any warranty that the Website will be error free or that access thereto will be continuous or uninterrupted. You understand that you download from, or otherwise obtain Content or services through, the Website at your own discretion and risk.

  13. Limitation of Liability. In no event will TheUsic, or its suppliers or licensors, be liable with respect to any subject matter of this 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 or substitute products or services; (iii) for interuption of use or loss or corruption of data; or (iv) for any amounts that exceed the fees paid by you to TheUsic under this agreement during the twelve (12) month period prior to the cause of action. TheUsic 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.

  14. General Representation and Warranty. You represent and warrant that (i) your use of the Website will be in strict accordance with the TheUsic Privacy Policy, with this Agreement and with all applicable laws and regulations (including without limitation any local laws or regulations in your country, state, city, or other governmental area, regarding online conduct and acceptable Content, and including all applicable laws regarding the transmission of technical data exported from the United States or the country in which you reside) and (ii) your use of the Website will not infringe or misappropriate the intellectual property rights of any third party.

  15. Indemnification. You agree to indemnify and hold harmless TheUsic, its contractors, and its licensors, and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents from and against any and all claims and expenses, including attorney’s fees, arising out of your use of the Website, including but not limited to out of your violation this Agreement.

  16. Miscellaneous. This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between TheUsic and you concerning the subject matter hereof, and they may only be modified by a written amendment signed by an authorized executive of TheUsic, or by the posting by TheUsic of a revised version. Except to the extent applicable law, if any, provides otherwise, this Agreement, any access to or use of the Website will be governed by the laws of the state of Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

Last updated: February 11, 2012