Terms of use

Bitcaly.com Terms and Conditions & User Agreement



Effective May 12, 2020.

Bitcaly.com is a product of Next Com Data Processing Ltd. A Nigerian based company. Registered with CAC.

Hello, Bitcaly.com users and people of the Internet! This Bitcaly.com User Agreement ("Terms") applies to your access to and use of the websites, mobile apps, widgets, and other online products and services (collectively, the "Services") provided by Bitcaly.com ("Bitcaly.com," "Bitcaly" "we," or "us").

Bitcaly.com is intended to be a place for your entertainment, but we still need some basic rules. By accessing or using our Services, you agree to be bound by these Terms. If you do not agree to these Terms, you may not access or use our Services.

Please take a look at Bitcaly.com Privacy Policy too—it explains how we collect, use, and share information about you when you access or use our Services.

1. Your Access to the Services



Children under the age of 13 are not allowed to create an account or otherwise use the Services. Additionally, if you are in the European Economic Area, you must be over the age required by the laws of your country to create an account or otherwise use the Services, or we need to have received verifiable consent from your parent or legal guardian.

In addition, certain of our Services or portions of our Services require you to be older than 13 years of age, so please read all notices and any Additional Terms carefully when you access the Services.

If you are accepting these Terms on behalf of another legal entity, including a business or a government, you represent that you have full legal authority to bind such entity to these terms.

2. Your Use of the Services


Bitcaly.com grants you a personal, non-transferable, non-exclusive, revocable, limited license to use and access the Services solely as permitted by these Terms. We reserve all rights not expressly granted to you by these Terms.

Except as permitted through the Services or as otherwise permitted by us in writing, your license does not include the right to:

license, sell, transfer, assign, distribute, host, or otherwise commercially exploit the Services or Content;
modify, prepare derivative works of, disassemble, decompile, or reverse engineer any part of the Services or Content; or
access the Services or Content in order to build a similar or competitive website, product, or service, except as permitted under the Bitcaly.com API Terms of Use.


We reserve the right to modify, suspend, or discontinue the Services (in whole or in part) at any time, with or without notice to you. Any future release, update, or other addition to functionality of the Services will be subject to these Terms, which may be updated from time to time. You agree that we will not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension, or discontinuation of the Services or any part thereof.

3. Your Bitcaly.com Account and Account Security

To use certain features of our Services, you may be required to create a Bitcaly.com account (an "Account") and provide us with a username, password, and certain other information about yourself as set forth in the Privacy Policy.

You are solely responsible for the information associated with Your Account and anything that happens related to Your Account. You must maintain the security of your Account and promptly notify Bitcaly.com if you discover or suspect that someone has accessed your Account without your permission. We recommend that you use a strong password that is used only with the Services.

You will not license, sell, or transfer your Account without our prior written approval.

4. Your Content

The Services may contain information, text, links, graphics, photos, videos, or other materials (“Content”), including Content created with or submitted to the Services by you or through your Account (“Your Content”). We take no responsibility for and we do not expressly or implicitly endorse any of Your Content.

By submitting Your Content to the Services, you represent and warrant that you have all rights, power, and authority necessary to grant the rights to Your Content contained within these Terms. Because you alone are responsible for Your Content, you may expose yourself to liability if you post or share Content without all necessary rights.

You retain any ownership rights you have in Your Content, but you grant Bitcaly.com the following license to use that Content:

When Your Content is created with or submitted to the Services, you grant us a worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive, transferable, and sublicensable license to use, copy, modify, adapt, prepare derivative works from, distribute, perform, and display Your Content and any name, username, voice, or likeness provided in connection with Your Content in all media formats and channels now known or later developed. This license includes the right for us to make Your Content available for syndication, broadcast, distribution, or publication by other companies, organizations, or individuals who partner with Bitcaly.com. You also agree that we may remove metadata associated with Your Content, and you irrevocably waive any claims and assertions of moral rights or attribution with respect to Your Content.

Any ideas, suggestions, and feedback about Bitcaly.com or our Services that you provide to us are entirely voluntary, and you agree that Bitcaly.com may use such ideas, suggestions, and feedback without compensation or obligation to you.

Although we have no obligation to screen, edit, or monitor Your Content, we may, in our sole discretion, delete or remove Your Content at any time and for any reason, including for a violation of these Terms, a violation of our Content Policy, or if you otherwise create liability for us.

5. Third-Party Content, Advertisements and Promotions

The Services may contain links to third-party websites, products, or services, which may be posted by advertisers, our affiliates, our partners, or other users (“Third-Party Content”). Third-Party Content is not under our control, and we are not responsible for any of their websites, products, or services. Your use of Third-Party Content is at your own risk and you should make any investigation you feel necessary before proceeding with any transaction in connection with such Third-Party Content.

The Services may also contain sponsored Third-Party Content or advertisements. The type, degree, and targeting of advertisements are subject to change, and you acknowledge and agree that we may place advertisements in connection with the display of any Content or information on the Services, including Your Content.

If you choose to use the Services to conduct a promotion, including a contest or sweepstakes, you alone are responsible for conducting the promotion in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations. The terms of your promotion must specifically state that the promotion is not sponsored by, endorsed by, or associated with Bitcaly.com and the rules for your promotion must require each entrant or participant to release Bitcaly.com from any liability related to the promotion.

6. Things You Cannot Do

When accessing or using the Services, you must respect others and their rights, including by following these Terms and the Content Policy, so that we all may continue to use and enjoy the Services. We support the responsible reporting of security vulnerabilities. To report a security issue, please send an email to security@Bitcaly.com.

When accessing or using our Services, you will not:

Create or submit Content that violates our Content Policy or attempt to circumvent any content-filtering techniques we use;

Use the Services to violate applicable law or infringe any person or entity's intellectual property or any other proprietary rights;

Attempt to gain unauthorized access to another user’s Account or to the Services (or to other computer systems or networks connected to or used together with the Services);

Upload, transmit, or distribute to or through the Services any computer viruses, worms, or other software intended to interfere with the intended operation of a computer system or data;

Use the Services to harvest, collect, gather or assemble information or data regarding the Services or users of the Services except as permitted in these Terms or in a separate agreement with Bitcaly.com;

Use the Services in any manner that could interfere with, disrupt, negatively affect, or inhibit other users from fully enjoying the Services or that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the functioning of the Services in any manner;

Intentionally negate any user's actions to delete or edit their Content on the Services; or

Access, query, or search the Services with any automated system, other than through our published interfaces and pursuant to their applicable terms. However, we conditionally grant permission to crawl the Services for the sole purpose of and solely to the extent necessary for creating publicly available searchable indices of the materials subject to the parameters set forth in our file.


7. Bitcaly.com partner earnings overview

The Bitcaly.com Partner Program lets creators monetize their content on Bitcaly.com. Creators can earn money from advertisements served on their videos and from Bitcaly.com Premium subscribers watching their content. You can apply to join the Bitcaly.com Partner Program from your account in Bitcaly.com.

How do I earn revenue?

When you enable or apply your channel for monetization, ads will be turned on for your videos, images, articles and earn revenue from them. Ads are served through the Bitcaly.com ad partners and other Bitcaly.com sources. Learn more about.

There are no guarantees under the Bitcaly.com partner agreement about how much, or whether, you will be paid. Earnings are generated based on a share of advertising revenue generated when people view your video/contents. More views may lead to more revenue.


How do I get paid?

All payments are issued through your Bitcaly.com account once the earnings have been finalized.

In order to receive your payments, you need to sign into your Bitcaly.com account and make sure you have resolved all payment details accurately and clearly.

You will be paid when your earnings reach your local payment threshold ( your pay out threshold will be set by Bitcaly.com Also as long as monetization is not suspended for your account and you're in compliance with our policies).

Bitcaly.com reserves the rights to change local payment threshold at any time and without notice.


When do I get paid?

You can be paid when:

Your earnings reach your local payment threshold, and

There are no holds on your account, and

Monetization is not suspended for your account, and

You're in compliance with Bitcaly.com monetization policies


Finalized Earnings will be paid into individuals account registered on your Bitcaly.com account after 5 to 7 ( five to seven ) working days after initial request has been previously made.

Earnings can be seen in your Bitcaly.com affiliate account.




8. Copyright, the DMCA & Takedowns

Bitcaly.com respects the intellectual property of others and requires that users of our Services do the same. We have a policy that includes the removal of any infringing materials from the Services and for the termination, in appropriate circumstances, of users of our Services who are repeat infringers. If you believe that anything on our Services infringes a copyright that you own or control, you may notify Bitcaly.com's by sending an email to copyright@bitcaly.com:

Also, please note that if you knowingly misrepresent that any activity or material on our Service is infringing, you may be liable to Bitcaly.com for certain costs and damages.

If we remove Your Content in response to a copyright or trademark notice, we will notify you via Bitcaly.com's private messaging system. If you believe Your Content was wrongly removed due to a mistake or misidentification, you can send a notification to copyright@bitcaly.com.



9. Bitcaly.com Paid Services

There are no fees for use of many aspects of the Services. However to read more about Bitcaly.com paid services, read Bitcaly.com Paid Service Terms of Service


10. Indemnity

Except to the extent prohibited by law, you agree to defend, indemnify, and hold us, our licensors, our third party service providers and our officers, employees, licensors, and agents (the “Bitcaly.com Entities”) harmless, including costs and attorneys’ fees, from any claim or demand made by any third party due to or arising out of (a) your use of the Services, (b) your violation of these Terms, (c) your violation of applicable laws or regulations, or (d) Your Content. We reserve the right to control the defense of any matter for which you are required to indemnify us, and you agree to cooperate with our defense of these claims.

11. Disclaimers

THE SERVICES ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. BITCALY.COM, ITS LICENSORS, AND ITS THIRD PARTY SERVICE PROVIDERS DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE SERVICES ARE ACCURATE, COMPLETE, RELIABLE, CURRENT, OR ERROR FREE. BITCALY.COM DOES NOT CONTROL, ENDORSE, OR TAKE RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY CONTENT AVAILABLE ON OR LINKED TO THE SERVICES OR THE ACTIONS OF ANY THIRD PARTY OR USER, INCLUDING MODERATORS. WHILE BITCALY.COM ATTEMPTS TO MAKE YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF OUR SERVICES SAFE, WE DO NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT OUR SERVICES OR SERVERS ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.

12. Limitation of Liability

IN NO EVENT AND UNDER NO THEORY OF LIABILITY, INCLUDING CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY, WARRANTY, OR OTHERWISE, WILL THE BITCALY.COM ENTITIES BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, OR LOST PROFITS ARISING FROM OR RELATING TO THESE TERMS OR THE SERVICES, INCLUDING THOSE ARISING FROM OR RELATING TO CONTENT MADE AVAILABLE ON THE SERVICES THAT IS ALLEGED TO BE DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE, OR ILLEGAL. ACCESS TO, AND USE OF, THE SERVICES IS AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK, AND YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR DEVICE OR COMPUTER SYSTEM, OR LOSS OF DATA RESULTING THEREFROM. IN NO EVENT WILL THE AGGREGATE LIABILITY OF THE BITCALY.COM ENTITIES EXCEED THE GREATER OF TEN U.S. DOLLARS ($10) OR ANY AMOUNT YOU PAID BITCALY.COM IN THE PREVIOUS SIX MONTHS FOR THE SERVICES GIVING RISE TO THE CLAIM. THE LIMITATIONS OF THIS SECTION WILL APPLY TO ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, INCLUDING THOSE BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, STATUTE, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE) OR OTHERWISE, AND EVEN IF THE BITCALY.COM ENTITIES HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF ANY SUCH DAMAGE, AND EVEN IF ANY REMEDY SET FORTH HEREIN IS FOUND TO HAVE FAILED ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE. THE FOREGOING LIMITATION OF LIABILITY WILL APPLY TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW IN THE APPLICABLE JURISDICTION.

13. Governing Law and Venue

We want you to enjoy Bitcaly.com, so if you have an issue or dispute, you agree to raise it and try to resolve it with us informally. You can contact us with feedback and concerns here or by emailing us at contact@bitcaly.com.

Any claims arising out of or relating to these Terms or the Services will be governed by the laws of Nigeria, other than its conflict of laws rules; all disputes related to these Terms or the Services will be brought solely in the federal or state courts located in Lagos, Nigeria; and you consent to personal jurisdiction in these courts.


14. Changes to these Terms

We may make changes to these Terms from time to time. If we make changes, we will post the amended Terms to our Services and update the Effective Date above. If the changes, in our sole discretion, are material, we may also notify you by sending an email to the address associated with your Account (if you have chosen to provide an email address) or by otherwise providing notice through our Services. By continuing to access or use the Services on or after the Effective Date of the revised Terms, you agree to be bound by the revised Terms. If you do not agree to the revised Terms, you must stop accessing and using our Services before the changes become effective.

15. Additional Terms

Because we offer a variety of Services, you may be asked to agree to additional terms before using a specific product or service offered by Bitcaly.com (“Additional Terms”). To the extent any Additional Terms conflict with these Terms, the Additional Terms govern with respect to your use of the corresponding Service.

If you use Bitcaly.com Paid Services, you must also agree to our Terms for Bitcaly.com Paid Services.

If you use the self-service platform for advertising, you must also agree to our Terms for Self-Service Advertising.

If you use our public API, you must also agree to our Bitcaly.com API Terms of Use.

Any commentaries and information contained in the Site should not be considered personal investment advice.

Information on the Site is not intended to provide legal, accounting, financial or tax advice, and should not be relied upon in that regard. Please consult with your professional advisor with respect to your particular circumstances.

The Site is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis, without any representations, warranties or conditions of any kind, whether expressed or implied, and including without limitation implied representations, warranties or conditions of title, non-infringement, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, performance, durability, availability, timeliness, accuracy, or completeness, all of which are hereby disclaimed by Bitcaly.com to the fullest extent permitted by law.

The contents of the Site are protected by applicable copyright and trademark laws. Unauthorized use or exploitation of such content is strictly prohibited including without limitation, unauthorized downloading, retransmission, storage in any medium, copying, redistribution, reproduction, or republication of the Site, or any part thereof, for any purpose.

Other sites accessed by hypertext appearing in the Site may have been independently developed by parties other than Bitcaly.com.
Bitcaly.com does not guarantee the accuracy of information contained in such other sites.

Links to other sites should not be taken as Bitcaly.com endorsement or approval of such other sites, the third parties named therein, or their products and services, nor is any liability assumed for incompatibility, non-suitability, viral infection or other destructive/disruptive components on or from such other sites.

The framing, mirroring, scraping or data-mining of the Site or any of its content in any form and by any method is strictly prohibited.

Bitcaly.com cannot guarantee complete confidentiality or security for information that is transmitted electronically. By accessing the Site, you acknowledge that Bitcaly.com is not responsible for any damages or losses you may suffer as a result of your electronic transmission of confidential or sensitive information to us. Please refer to Bitcaly.com privacy policy for more information.



16. Termination

You may terminate these Terms at any time and for any reason by deleting your Account and discontinuing your use of all our Services. If you stop using the Services without deactivating your Accounts, your Accounts may be deactivated due to prolonged inactivity.

We may suspend or terminate your Accounts, status, or ability to access or use the Services at any time for any or no reason, including for a violation of these Terms or our Content Policy.

The following sections will survive any termination of these Terms or of your Accounts: 4 (Your Content), 6 (Things You Cannot Do), 10 (Indemnity), 11 (Disclaimers), 12 (Limitation of Liability), 13 (Governing Law and Venue), 16 (Termination), and 17 (Miscellaneous).

17. Miscellaneous

These Terms constitute the entire agreement between you and us regarding your access to and use of the Services. Our failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms will not operate as a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of these Terms is, for any reason, held to be illegal, invalid or unenforceable, the rest of the Terms will remain in effect. You may not assign or transfer any of your rights or obligations under these Terms without our consent. We may freely assign these Terms.

Contact Information

Next Com Data Processing Ltd.
Bitcaly.com,
info@bitcaly.com




Bitcaly.com Content Policy

Bitcaly.com is a product of Next Com Data Processing Ltd. A Nigerian based company. Registered with CAC.

Bitcaly.com is a platform for communities to discuss, connect, and share in an open environment, home to some of the most authentic content anywhere online. The nature of this content might be funny, serious, offensive, or anywhere in between. While participating, it’s important to keep in mind this value above all others: show enough respect to others so that we all may continue to enjoy Bitcaly.com for what it is.

Unwelcome content

While Bitcaly.com generally provides a lot of leeway in what content is acceptable, here are some guidelines for content that is not. Please keep in mind the spirit in which these were written, and know that looking for loopholes is a waste of time.

Content is prohibited if it

Is illegal

Is involuntary pornography

Is sexual or suggestive content involving minors

Encourages or incites violence

Threatens, harasses, or bullies or encourages others to do so

Is personal and confidential information

Impersonates an individual or entity in a misleading or deceptive manner

Uses Bitcaly.com to solicit or facilitate any transaction or gift involving certain goods and services

Is spam


Prohibited behavior

In addition to not submitting unwelcome content, the following behaviors are prohibited on Bitcaly.com

Asking for votes or engaging in vote manipulation

Breaking Bitcaly.com or doing anything that interferes with normal use of Bitcaly.com

Creating multiple accounts to evade punishment or avoid restrictions



Enforcement

We have a variety of ways of enforcing our rules, including, but not limited to

Asking you nicely to knock it off

Asking you less nicely

Temporary or permanent suspension of accounts

Removal of privileges from, or adding restrictions to, accounts

Removal of content


Contact Information


Next Com Data Processing Ltd.

Bitcaly.com, 

info@bitcaly.com