Terms of Service

Last update: September 12, 2011

Definitions and general

This Terms of Service constitutes the entire agreement between you and Ordo Group LLC and govern your use of the Do[Box] Application and Library, superseding any prior agreements between you and Ordo Group LLC (including, but not limited to, any prior versions of the Terms of Service). Ordo Group LLC operates www.dobox.net, the project management and collaboration application, and project model library for generation, collection and storage project models therein (collectively the “we”, “us”, “Company”, “application”, “library” “Do[Box] Library”, “Do[Box] Network”, “Service”).

You are user (“you”, “your”, “member”, “user”,  “customer”) or will that become by agreeing with this Terms of Service in process of signing up. In this process you will create you account and different profiles (collectively the “Account”) and begin to upload and share documents, information and project models (collectively the “Content”)

If you use Do[Box] Network on behalf of company or organization, your acceptance is valid for this company or organization as long as you have the permission to agree with our Terms of Service. In this case, “you” or “your” will refer to that company or organization.

If you do not agree to these Terms of Service or any part thereof, you should not use the Do[Box] Network. Violation of any of the terms below will result in the termination of your right to use the Do[box] Network, and any account that you may have created as part of the Do[Box] Network. You agree to use the Do[Box] Network at your own risk.

By using the Do[Box] Network and any services accessible from the Do[Box] Network, you are agreeing to be bound by the following terms and conditions (“Terms of Service”, “TOS”) and with our privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”).

Use of the Do[Box] Network as a Service

As previously mentioned your use of the Do[Box] Network is governed by this Terms of Service. Ordo Group LLC may refuse the use of Do[Box] Network without prior notice to any user for any or no reason. You understand that Ordo Group LLC uses third party vendors and hosting partners to provide the software, hardware, storage, networking and related technology required to run the Do[Box] Network. You also understand that the technical processing and transmission of the Do[Box] Network, including your content, may be transferred unencrypted and involve:
  • Transmissions over various networks; and
  • Changes to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting networks or devices.

Modifications to the Do[Box] Network

Ordo Group LLC reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Do[Box] Network (or any part thereof) with or without notice.
Ordo Group LLC shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, price change, suspension or discontinuance of the Do[Box] Network.

User name, Password and Account

You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your user name, password and account in general, and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your user name, password or account with or without your knowledge. If you knowingly provide your user name and password information to another person, your account privileges may be suspended temporarily or terminated. You agree to immediately notify Ordo Group LLC of any unauthorized use of your user name, password and/or account or any other breach of security.
You are responsible for keeping your password secure. Ordo Group LLC cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage from your failure to maintain the security of your account, user name and password;

Account cancellation

You can cancel your account at any time by clicking on the Account link on the right side in the global navigation at the top of the screen or writing Ordo Group LLC a letter to the following mail address: 445 Park Avenue, New York City, NY 10022 USA. An email or phone request to cancel your account is not considered as cancellation. The account owner is the only person who can cancel the account. You, as a user and account owner of the Do[Box] Network, are fully responsible for canceling your account. Please note that there is no undo for account cancellation.

Cancellations of your account will take effect immediately. If you cancel the Service before the end of your current monthly cycle you will not be charged again. You will not be provided any refunds for unused time on your Do[Box] Network period.

Upon canceling your account, all of your information will be immediately unreachable. We may still use your data for our legal obligations or to resolve any disputes. Please be aware that Ordo Group LLC may for a time retain residual information in our backup and/or archival copies of our database. Ordo Group LLC will use its best effort to delete  your data as soon as possible.

Payments, refunds, upgrading and downgrading

Use of the Do[Box] Network is free for the first 30 days of use since register for the new accounts only. If you don’t cancel your account within the 30-day free trial period, you will be billed monthly starting on the 1st day after your 30-day free trial period. If you cancel your account during the 30-day free trial period you will not be charged. An upgrade or downgrade made during a 30-day free trial period will not be charged.

For any upgrade or downgrade outside of a 30-day free trial period, your credit card will be automatically charged with the new plan rate. You will be billed for your first month immediately upon upgrading or downgrading in new plan.

Downgrading your account may cause the loss of features, capacity and content of your account. Ordo Group LLC does not accept any liability for such loss. Downgrading your account may not be possible without your removal of the content that exceeds the features or capacity offered by the smaller plan.

Prices of the Do[Box] Network, including but not limited to monthly subscription plan fees to the Do[Box] Network, are subject to change upon 30 days notice from us. Such notice may be provided at any time by posting the changes to the Do[Box] Network.
All fees are exclusive of all taxes, levies, or duties imposed by taxing authorities, and you shall be responsible for payment of all such taxes, levies, or duties, excluding only United States (federal or state) taxes. You agree to pay for any such taxes that might be applicable to your use of the Do[Box] Network and payments made by you herein.

All prices are in U.S. Dollars.

Refunds

Do[Box] Network is billed in advance on a monthly basis in accordance with our pricing plans and all payments are non-refundable. There will be no refunds or credits for partial months of service, upgrade/downgrade refunds, or refunds for months unused/unwanted with an open account. In order to treat everyone equally, no exceptions will be made.

Project Models

The Do[Box] Network offers private, public and limited project models as one way for users to re-use and share project processes, milestones, task lists, tasks, documents, links, roles and expenses. Users can decide if theirs project models are public, private or limited. Ideas you publish and information you share may be seen and used by other users, and Ordo Group LLC cannot guarantee that other users will not use the ideas and information that you share on the Do[Box] Network. Therefore, if you have an idea or information that you would like to keep confidential and/or don’t want others to use, or that is subject to third party rights that may be infringed by your sharing it, do not publish it to any public available project model or elsewhere on the Do[Box] Network.

Ordo Group LLC is not responsible for a user’s misuse or misappropriation of any content or information you publish in any Do[Box] Network community forums such as the Ordo Group LLC blog or the www.dobox.net/lib project model.

Ordo Group LLC may remove any project models or other content without prior notice to any user for any or no reason.

In the course of using the Do[Box] Network, you may create certain project models and load or publish such information, document and data into the Project Model Library for other users. By making such information, document and data available on the Project Model Library, you hereby grant to Ordo Group LLC a worldwide, irrevocable, perpetual, royalty-free, transferable and sublicensable, non-exclusive right to use, copy, modify, distribute, display, perform, create derivative works and exploit your contribution in connection with Ordo Group LLC’s operation of the Do[Box] Network.

Account Terms

  • You must be 18 years or older to use the Do[Box] Network. By agreeing to these Terms, you are representing to us that you are over 18;
  • Technical support is provided to all account holders and is only available via email;
  • Be human. Accounts registered by automated methods (»bots«) are not permitted;
  • When signing up you must provide a valid email address and any other information requested in order to complete the signup process;
  • A single user name and password may only be used by one person. Sharing your account details is not permitted;
  • You are responsible for all activity and content that is posted and/or uploaded under your account.
  • You may not use the Do[Box] Network for any illegal or unauthorized purpose. You must not, in the use of the Service, violate any laws in your jurisdiction (including but not limited to copyright laws);

You agree not to use the Do[Box] Network for any of the following:
  • To upload, publish, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any information, materials, other content or initiate communications that is illegal, libelous, harmful, threatening, discriminatory, abusive, harassing, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, offensive, invades another’s privacy, or promotes bigotry, racism, hatred for harm against any individual, family, group, company and/or organization;
  • To falsely state, impersonate, or otherwise misrepresent your identity, including but not limited to the use of a pseudonym, or misrepresenting your current or previous positions and qualifications, or your affiliations with a person or entity, past or present;
  • To upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any content or initiate communications which include information that you do not have the right to disclose or make available under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as insider information, or proprietary and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under nondisclosure agreements);
  • To upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional material, “junk mail”, “spam”, “chain letters”, “pyramid schemes” or any other form of solicitation. This prohibition includes but is not limited to (a) using Do[Box] Network invitations to send messages to people who don’t know you or who are unlikely to recognize you as a known contact, (b) using the Do[Box] Network to connect to people who don’t know you and then sending unsolicited promotional messages to those direct connections without their permission, and (c) sending messages to distribution lists, newsgroup aliases, or group aliases;
  • To upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any information, materials or other content that infringes another’s rights, including any intellectual property rights;
  • To post content in fields that aren’t intended for that content (for example, putting an address in a name or title field).
  • We may, but have no obligation to, remove Content and Accounts containing Content that we determine in our sole discretion are unlawful, offensive, threatening, libelous, defamatory, pornographic, obscene or otherwise objectionable or violates any party’s intellectual property or these Terms of Service.

Copyright, Content Ownership, Trademark and other Intellectual Property Rights

Copyright and Content Ownership

Ordo Group LLC acquires no intellectual property rights over any content or information submitted, provided or published by you to the Do[Box] Network. Your profiles information, materials and data uploaded remain yours. However, by setting your profiles, project models and pages to be shared publicly, you agree to allow others to view, use, reuse, modify, publish and share any content.
Ordo Group LLC and its designee have also the right (but not the obligation) in their sole discretion to refuse or remove any content that is available via the Do[Box] Network without any notice.

Copyright

Ordo Group LLC reserves all rights, title and interest in and to the Do[Box] Network, including all related intellectual property rights. No rights are granted to you under this Terms of Service other than as expressly set herein. All content posted on the Do[Box] Network must comply with U.S. copyright law. The look and feel of the Do[Box] Network is copyright©2011 Ordo Group LLC. All rights reserved. You may not reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, exploit, resell or reuse any portion of the Do[Box] Network, for example the HTML/CSS, visual design elements or any other part of Do[Box] Network and other Ordo Group LLC’s services or applications without prior express written permission from the Ordo Group LLC. You must not modify, adapt or hack the Do[Box] Network or modify another website so as to falsely imply that it is associated with the Do[Box] Network, Ordo Group LLC, or any other Ordo Group LLC services and/or applications. If you believe that any content in the Do[Box] Network or on any Ordo Group LLC’s Web page infringes your copyright, please contact us at tos@ordogroup.com.

Trademark

Do[Box] and all associated trademarks are trademarks of Ordo Group LLC. Unauthorized use of our trademarks is strictly prohibited. All rights reserved.

Notification of Claims of Infringement

If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, or your intellectual property rights have been otherwise violated, please notify us by email at: abuse@ordogroup.com or by mail at: Ordo Group LLC, 445 Park Avenue, New York City, NY 10022 USA.

Please provide us with the following:

  • Identify the material on the Do[Box] Network site that you claim is infringing, with enough detail so that we may locate it on the website;
  • A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
  • A statement by you declaring under penalty of perjury that (1) the above information is accurate, and (2) that you are the owner of the copyright interest involved or that you are authorized to act on behalf of that owner;
  • Your address, telephone number, and email address; and
  • Your physical or electronic signature.

Ordo Group LLC will remove the infringing posting(s), subject to the procedures outlined in the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA).

Violation of these Terms of Service

Ordo Group LLC reserves the right to investigate and prosecute violations of any of these Terms of Service to the fullest extent of the law. Ordo Group LLC may involve and cooperate with law enforcement authorities in prosecuting users who violate the Terms of Service. You acknowledge that Ordo Group LLC has no obligation to pre-screen or monitor your access to or use of the Do[Box] Network or any information, materials or other content provided or made available through the Do[Box] Network, but has the right to do so. You hereby agree that Ordo Group LLC may, in the exercise of Do[Box] Network’s sole discretion, remove or delete any entries, information, materials or other content that violates these Terms of Service or that is otherwise objectionable.

Termination of the Do[Box] account

You agree that Ordo Group LLC may, with or without cause, immediately terminate your Do[Box] Network account and access to any other Ordo Group LLC services without prior notice for any reason at any time. Ordo Group LLC also reserves the right to refuse service to anyone for any reason at any time. Also, verbal, physical, written or other abuse (including threats of abuse or retribution) of any Ordo Group LLC customer, employee, member, or officer will result in immediate account termination.
Without limiting the foregoing, the following may lead to a termination by Ordo Group LLC of a user’s use of any Ordo Group LLC services:
  • A breach or violation of this Terms of Service or any other incorporated agreement or guideline;
  • A request by law enforcement or other government or judicial authority;
  • A request by you (a self-initiated account deletion);
  • An unexpected technical issue or problem;
  • An extended period of inactivity.
  • Termination of your Do[Box] Network account includes the deactivation and deleting of your account, the abandonment of all Content in your Account and/or removal of access to all Web pages and applications within the Ordo Group LLC services. Your information cannot be recovered from Ordo Group LLC once your account is terminated; however Ordo Group LLC may for a time retain residual information in our backup and/or archival copies of our database.
  • Termination may also prevent you from further use of any Ordo Group LLC services. You agree that all terminations shall be made in Ordo Group LLC’s sole discretion and that Ordo Group LLC shall not be liable to you nor any third-party for any termination of your account or access to the Ordo Group LLC service.

LIABILITY DISCLAIMER

The Do[Box] Network is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis, without warranty of any kind.  Your use of the Do[Box] Network is at your sole risk.

The project models and other information contained on this website are for general information purposes only. You should not rely upon the material or information on the website as a basis for making any life- threatening doing, business, legal or any other decisions.
Ordo Group LLC does not warrant that:
  • The Do[Box] Network will fully meet all your specific requirements, be uninterrupted, error-free, secure, or timely;
  • The results that may be obtained from the use of the Do[Box] Network will be reliable or accurate;
  • The quality of any services, information, products, or other material purchased or obtained by you through the Do[Box] Network will meet your expectations; and
  • Any errors in the Do[Box] Network will be corrected.

You expressly understand and agree that Ordo Group LLC shall not be liable for any special, incidental, direct, indirect, exemplary or consequential damages, including but not limited to, damages for use, goodwill, data, loss of profits or other intangible losses (even if Ordo Group LLC has been advised of the possibility of such damages), resulting from:
  • The use or the inability to use the Do[Box] Network;
  • The cost of procurement of substitute goods and services resulting from any goods, data, information or services purchased or obtained or messages received or transactions entered into through or from the Do[Box] Network;
  • Unauthorized access to or alteration of your transmissions or data;
  • Statements or conduct of any third party on the service;
  • Or any other matter relating to the service.

Changes and updates to this Terms of Service

We may periodically update and change the Terms of Service at any time without prior notice. Any new features that augment or enhance the current Do[Box] Network, including the release of new tools and resources, shall also be subject to the Terms of Service. Continued use of the Do[Box] Network after any such changes indicates your acceptance of the amended Terms of Service.
You are advised to check the Terms of Service from time to time for any updates or changes that may impact you.

Contact information

If you have any questions, comments or suggestions regarding this Terms of Service, please contact us by email at: tos@ordogroup.com or by mail at: Ordo Group LLC, Attn: Privacy Policy Issues, 445 Park Avenue, New York City, NY 10022 USA.

Feedback

In the course of using the Do[Box] Network, you may provide Ordo Group LLC with feedback, including but not limited to suggestions, observations, errors, problems, and defects regarding the Do[Box] Network.
You hereby grant Ordo Group LLC a worldwide, irrevocable, perpetual, royalty-free, transferable and sublicensable, non-exclusive right to use, copy, modify, distribute, display, perform, create derivative works from and otherwise exploit all such Feedback.

Whether you have a question, suggestion or just want to say hello. We would love to hear from you.