Terms and Conditions
2.1. Remso Republic Content: The Services contain photos, videos, documents, records, indexes of content, and other content provided to you by Remso Republic (“Remso Republic Content.”). Except for WebSearch records, which are governed by the terms of the third parties that host the records, all Remso Republic Content is owned by or licensed to us and may be used only in accordance with these Terms, including Remso Republic Content that may be in the public domain (“Public Domain Content”). You agree:
- To use the Remso Republic Content only as necessary for your personal use of the Services or your professional family history research;
- To download the Remso Republic Content only as search results relevant to such research or where expressly permitted by Remso Republic;
- To keep all copyright and other proprietary notices on any Remso Republic Content you download or print;
- Not to distribute, republish, or sell significant portions of any Remso Republic Content; and,
- Contact us to obtain our written permission if you want to use more than a small portion of individual photos and documents that are Public Domain Content.
2.2. Your Content: Remso Republic facilitates your contributing a variety of content into the Services, including Personal Information and content such as family trees, photos, videos, recordings, stories about relatives, your comments in trees, community discussions, or about records, and responses to email surveys and questionnaires available through our Services (“User Provided Content”).
2.2.1 Personal Information: For more information on the types of Personal Information you may provide us and your respective rights, see our Privacy Statement.
2.2.2 User Provided Content: With respect to User Provided Content, you agree that:
- You are solely responsible for your User Provided Content;
- You have all the necessary legal rights to upload or post your User Provided Content;
- Any User Provided Content you provide complies with the Remso Republic Community Rules;
- You will provide Remso Republic, upon our request, with any documentation necessary to evidence your compliance with these Terms; and
- Any User Provided Content that you have shared publicly (e.g. by including such User Provided Content in a public Remso Republic family tree, as part of your public profile in one of the Services or in a public posting on one of our Services) may be used by other users as part of, or in conjunction with, the Services. We will not be required to remove any User Provided Content that you have made public or has otherwise been shared from the family trees or public profiles of other users.
Limit of Liability
We limit our liability to the fullest extent allowed by law. We will not be liable for any unintentional damage, any actual, incidental, or consequential damage, or for any loss or claim of any kind. Some jurisdictions do not allow us to have a broad limit on our liability. If you live in one of those jurisdictions, some of these limitations may not apply to you. If you are dissatisfied with any portion of the Services or with any statement in these Terms, your sole remedy is to stop using the Services and, if you are using any of our subscription Services, cancel your subscription as described here. Our total liability in any matter related to the Services or these Terms is limited to the aggregate amount you paid us during the 12-month period preceding the event giving rise to the liability.
You agree that you will indemnify and hold Remso Republic, and its affiliates and subsidiaries their respective officers, directors, employees, agents, successors, and assigns (the “Remso Republic Parties”) harmless from any claims, damages, or other expenses (including attorney’s fees) that result from your use of the Services and (a) your violation of these Terms or other documents incorporated herein by reference; (b) your violation of another person’s rights; or (c) any claim related to your User Provided Content, including a claim that your User Provided Content caused damage to another person. This indemnification obligation will continue after you stop using the Services. In addition, you release the Remso Republic Parties from all claims, demands, actions, or suits in connection with your User Provided Content, including any liability related to our use or non-use of your User Provided Content, claims for defamation, invasion of privacy, right of publicity, emotional distress, or economic loss.
Services Offered by Other Companies
Our Services may contain links to other sites operated by third parties, including, but not limited to, third-party sites that may display Remso Republic trademarks (“Third-Party Site(s)“). These links are available for your convenience and are intended only to enable access to these Third-Party Sites and for no other purpose. A link to a Third-Party Site from our websites does not constitute sponsorship, endorsement, approval, or responsibility for any Third-Party Site. The terms and conditions of use and privacy statement of a Third-Party Site may differ substantially from our Terms and Privacy Statement. Please read the terms and conditions of use and privacy documentation for all Third-Party Sites carefully.
Remso Republic does not warrant or make any representation about the substance, quality, functionality, accuracy, fitness for a particular purpose, merchantability, or any other representation about any Third-Party Site or its content, products, and services. We have no responsibility related to any Third-Party Site.
Remso Republic Companies: You are entering into these Terms with a specific Remso Republic entity depending on what Service you are using and where you are geographically located. All references to “Remso Republic”, “us”, “we”, or “our” in these terms refer to the relevant Remso Republic entity on that list. We reserve the right to change the Remso Republic entity which is a party to these Terms at any time as a result of a corporate reorganization or otherwise.
Modifications to these Terms: We have the right to modify these Terms or any additional terms that apply to a Service at any time, including to reflect changes to the law or changes to our Services. We will notify you of any material changes by posting information through the Services or via email. Such material changes will not apply retroactively and will become effective thirty days after they are posted, except that changes addressing new functions in the Services or changes made for legal reasons will be effective immediately. Except as explicitly provided herein, your continued use of the Services after a change to the Terms will mean you accept the changes.
Entire Agreement: These Terms, including all rules, guidelines, and other documents incorporated herein by reference, state the entire agreement between you and Remso Republic regarding your use of the Services and supersede any prior agreements we may have relating to the Services.
Notification of Changes to the Services: Remso Republic may contact you within the Services, via email or physical mail to inform you of changes to the Services or these Terms. You agree that contact in any of these ways will satisfy any legal communication requirements, including that communication be in writing.
Feedback: If you submit feedback or suggestions about Remso Republic or our Services, we may use your feedback or suggestions for any purpose without any obligation to you.
Assignment: We reserve the right to assign or transfer our rights and obligations under this Agreement. These terms are personal to you and, as a result, you may not, without the written consent of Remso Republic, assign or transfer any of your rights and obligations under this Agreement. There shall be no third-party beneficiaries to this Agreement.
If Remso Republic is Acquired: If Remso Republic or its businesses are acquired or transferred to another entity (in whole or part and including in connection with bankruptcy or similar proceedings), Remso Republic has the right to share your Personal Information and User Provided Content with that entity. These Terms will continue to apply to the Services until you receive notification of changes to the Terms or Services.
Severability: Except as explicitly provided herein, the unenforceability of any section or clause in these Terms will not affect the enforceability of the remaining Terms. We may replace any unenforceable section or clause with a similar one that is enforceable.
No Waiver: Our failure to enforce any provision of these Terms is not a waiver of our rights under that provision.
Fair Credit Reporting Act: Remso Republic is not a consumer reporting agency as defined in the Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”), and the information that you can access on the Services has not been collected in whole or in part for the purpose of furnishing consumer reports, as defined in the FCRA. YOU SHALL NOT USE THE SERVICES AS A FACTOR IN (1) ESTABLISHING AN INDIVIDUAL’S ELIGIBILITY FOR PERSONAL CREDIT OR INSURANCE OR ASSESSING RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH EXISTING CONSUMER CREDIT OBLIGATIONS, (2) EVALUATING AN INDIVIDUAL FOR EMPLOYMENT, PROMOTION, REASSIGNMENT OR RETENTION (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO EMPLOYMENT OF HOUSEHOLD WORKERS SUCH AS BABYSITTERS, CLEANING PERSONNEL, NANNIES, CONTRACTORS, AND OTHER INDIVIDUALS), OR (3) ANY OTHER PERSONAL BUSINESS TRANSACTION WITH ANOTHER INDIVIDUAL (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, LEASING AN APARTMENT).