Restricted Activities Policy
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Restricted Activities Policy
This restricted activities policy (“Policy”) is incorporated into the Shipwire terms of service as published on the Shipwire website (“Terms”). In the event of any conflict or inconsistency between this Policy and the Terms, the Terms shall control. All capitalized terms not otherwise defined in this Policy will have the meaning given them in the Terms.
Please review the Terms and Acceptable Use Policy. This Policy provides further guidance on activities that are not acceptable uses of Shipwire Services.
1. Restricted Activities
In connection with your use of the Shipwire website, your Account, or the Services, or in the course of your interactions with Shipwire, a User or a third party, you will not undertake any of the following restricted activities:
1.1. Breach the Shipwire Terms, the Carrier agreement, the Acceptable Use Policy or any other agreement that you have entered into with Shipwire (including any policy);
1.2. Violate any law, statute, ordinance, or regulation (for example, those governing financial services, consumer protections, unfair competition, anti-discrimination or false advertising);
1.3. Infringe Shipwire’s or any third party’s copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret or other intellectual property rights, or rights of publicity or privacy;
1.4. Act in a manner that is defamatory, trade libelous, unlawfully threatening or unlawfully harassing;
1.5. Provide false, inaccurate or misleading information;
1.6. Send or receive what we reasonably believe to be potentially fraudulent funds or goods;
1.7. Refuse to cooperate in an investigation or provide confirmation of your identity or any Information you provide to us;`
1.8. Attempt to “double dip” during the course of a dispute by receiving or attempting to receive funds from both Shipwire and the seller, carrier, or credit card company for the same shipment;
1.9. Use an anonymizing proxy;
1.10. Control an Account that is linked to another Account that has engaged in any of these Restricted Activities. We may use evidence other than the Account Information to determine whether you control an Account in someone else’s name, including but not limited to Internet Protocol addresses, common business names, PayPal user IDs, phone numbers, and mailing addresses;
1.11. Conduct your business or use the Services in a manner that results in or may result in complaints, Refused Shipments, Returns, Disputes, Claims, Reversals, Chargebacks, fees, fines, penalties and other liability to Shipwire, a User, a third party or you;
1.12. Have a credit score from a credit reporting agency that indicates a high level of risk associated with your use of the Services;
1.13. Use your Account or the Services in a manner that Shipwire, PayPal, Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover reasonably believe to be an abuse of the credit card system or a violation of credit card association or PayPal rules;
1.14. Allow your Account to have an Account Balance below the Minimum Balance of zero or alternate Minimum Balance agreed to in writing by the parties;
1.15. Access the Services from a country, or direct us to ship to a country, in violation of U.S. export control laws including the U.S. Gov’t Export Control “Embargo’ed Country” list; or similar applicable laws in any other country where you store inventory in a Shipwire location.
1.16. Disclose or distribute another User’s Information to a third party, or use the Information for marketing purposes unless you receive the User’s express consent to do so;
1.17. Send unsolicited mail or email to a User or use the Services to send, or assisting in sending, unsolicited mail or email to third parties;
1.18. Take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure;
1.19. Facilitate any viruses, Trojan horses, worms or other computer programming routines that may damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data or Information;
1.20. Use any robot, spider, other automatic device, or manual process to monitor or copy our website without our prior written permission;
1.21. Use any device, software or routine to bypass our robot exclusion headers, or interfere or attempt to interfere, with our website or the Services;
1.22. Take any action that may cause us to lose any of the services from our internet service providers, shippers, or other suppliers;
1.23. Use the Service to test shipping behaviors.
2. Warranty Void in the Engaging in Restricted Activities
If you engage in any of the activities or conduct prohibited by section 8 then any and all express or implied warranties shall become null and void.