General Terms of Service
Updated: October 28, 2009
Rules Pertaining to Advertisements
By submitting an
advertisement through PlaceLocal, you agree to be
bound by the following terms of service:
Unacceptable Content Rules
You agree that your advertisement does not contain:
- Any offers for illicit activities, products or
- Advocacy of violence, racial intolerance, or advocacy against any
specific individual, group, organization, or belief.
- Marketing of fake documents, copied material, or paper mills.
- Marketing of drugs, or any related paraphernalia.
- Any misleading or inaccurate information with the intent of
misleading the user to engage in a fraudulent transaction.
- Content considered distasteful, profane, or obscene.
- Any content that may cause a liability for PaperG, Inc. or its
partner publications and websites (“Partners”), or may cause PaperG, Inc.
or any of its Partners to lose (in whole or in part) the services of our
ISPs or other Suppliers
- Content that infringes any intellectual property or other right of
any entity or person, including, but not limited to, copyrights and
- Content that violates any additional restrictions
placed by Partners of PaperG, Inc.
- A majority of ad copy cannot be in ALL CAPS.
- Ad copy must use appropriate spacing.
- Ad copy must use correct spelling and grammar.
- Ad copy must not include HTML or
other coding elements.
Ad Content Rules
- Ad variations must cover the same industry
as the initial ad created.
- Ad cannot contain hyperlinks to malicious software.
- All content must comply with all
applicable domestic and international laws, statutes, ordinances and
page URL Rules
- URL must work.
- Landing page cannot have any pop-ups/under advertisements.
- URL cannot directly link to an executable file or a download
that does not ask the user to initiate.
- There must be content on the external landing page that is
linked to through the provided hyperlinked.
- A website that largely consists of
only advertisements does not constitute content for a landing page.
- A blank website or one that is under
construction does not constitute a website with content.
Rules Pertaining to Use of Services
- You agree that PaperG, Inc. and its Partners
reserve the right to refuse service to any new or existing advertiser at
any time, in its sole discretion, with or without cause and PaperG, Inc.
and its Partners reserve the right, in their sole discretion and without
liability, to reject, omit or exclude any Advertisement and/or
Advertisement campaign for any reason at any time, with or without notice
to you and regardless of whether such Advertisement was previously
accepted or published.
Inc. and its Partners reserve the right to alter advertisements in order
for the material to conform to its current mechanical specifications.
agree that PaperG, Inc. and its Partners have offered no guaranteed
placement or position of the Advertisement
agree to grant PaperG, Inc. and its Partners a non-exclusive, worldwide,
perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, sub-licensable (through multiple
tiers) right to distribute, copy, modify, publicly display, publicly
perform, in any media now known or thereafter created, with respect to your
General Terms of Service constitute the entire agreement between you and
PaperG, its subsidiaries, affiliates, and Partners. No terms or
conditions in any insertion orders, reservation orders, blanket contracts,
instructions or documents other than these General Terms of Service will
be binding on PaperG, Inc. or its subsidiaries, affiliates, and Partners,
unless PaperG, Inc. and its subsidiaries, affiliates, and Partners specifically
agrees to such terms and conditions in writing.
Inc. reserves the right to change, alter, or modify these General Terms of
Service at any time, and agrees to provide notice on its website of any
such changes, alterations, or modifications.
General Terms of Service and your relationship with PaperG, Inc. shall be
governed by the laws of Connecticut without regard to its conflict of law
provisions. You and PaperG, Inc. agree to submit to the personal and
exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located within the city of New Haven,
- You specifically acknowledge and agree that PaperG,
Inc.’s Partners are intended third party beneficiaries of these General
Terms of Service and may exercise and are entitled to all rights and
remedies available to them herein.
acknowledge that all information, data, text, software, music, sound,
photographs, graphics, video, messages or other materials, including but
not limited to materials uploaded by you or materials retrieved by PlaceLocal as directed by you (“Content”) are your sole
- You represent and warrant that you are the lawful
owner or an authorized user of Content in the advertisement material you
submit to PaperG, Inc. and that all content in the advertisement does not
violate, defame or invade the privacy right of any third party, nor
infringe upon or constitute the misappropriation of, any intellectual
property or proprietary rights of any third party.
must provide credit card information that is valid and is not intended to be
invalidated during the time period of the paid-for campaign. In the event that credit card information
provided hereunder becomes invalid or you elect to use an alternative credit
card, you shall promptly provide updated credit card information to PaperG, Inc
or its subsidiaries, affiliates, or Partners.
agree to pay the full amount that is billed.
agree that if you violate the rules set forth in this General Terms of Service,
including but not limited to rules pertaining to ad message, unacceptable
content, or use of copyrighted material, then you forfeit the entire dollar
amount of your campaign at the discretion of PaperG, Inc.
you pay the student rate, you certify that you are a full-time student enrolled
at an accredited university who is promoting a student group activity.
- PaperG, Inc.’s acceptance of an advertisement
placed via PlaceLocal for publication does not
constitute an endorsement of the product, service, or event
acknowledge that you are completely responsible for the content provided
to PaperG, Inc., including the accuracy of any content, and that PaperG,
Inc. and its Partners serve only as a passive conduit of information for
distribution of and publication of content.
the event that you have a dispute with one or more PlaceLocal
users, you release PaperG, Inc. (and our officers, directors, agents,
subsidiaries, joint ventures and employees) and its Partners from claims,
demands and damages (actual and consequential) of every kind and nature,
known and unknown, suspected and unsuspected, disclosed and undisclosed,
arising out of or in any way connected with such disputes.
agree to indemnify and hold PaperG, Inc. and its Partners and their
respective subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, agents, and
employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable
attorneys' fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of you
breach of this Agreement, or your violation of any law or the rights of a
- Liability Limit: IN NO
EVENT SHALL PAPERG, INC., ITS SUBSIDIARIES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS,
EMPLOYEES, PARTNERS, OR SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR incidental, consequential, punitive, or special damages
(such as, but not limited to LOSs of PROFITS), whether based on breach of
contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise arising out of or in
connection with our partner websites, our services, or this agreement, and
regardless of whether PaperG, inc. has been advised of the possibility of
PaperG, Inc. websites and PlaceLocal are provided
on an “as is” and “as available” basis. PaperG, Inc., its
subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, agents, and employees and
partners Disclaim all warranties of any kind, whether express or implied,
including the implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a
particular purpose with respect to its websites and PlaceLocal.
PaperG undertakes to obey all
relevant copyright laws. We will rigorously review all claims of copyright
infringement received and remove content deemed to have been posted or
distributed in violation of such laws. To make a claim, please provide us with
- A physical or electronic signature of the
copyright owner or the person authorized to act on his/her behalf;
description of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if
multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single
notification, a representative list of such works at that site;
- A description of the material that is claimed to
be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity, and information
reasonably sufficient to permit PaperG to locate the material;
- Information reasonably sufficient to permit
PaperG to contact you, such as an address, telephone number, and, if
available, an electronic mail address;
statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in
the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its
agent, or the law; and
- A statement that the information in the
notification is accurate, and, under the pains and penalties of perjury,
that you are authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner.
Please deliver this notice,
along with all the aforementioned items, to PaperG’s
Designated Copyright Agent:
455 Market St. Suite 1810
San Francisco, CA 94105