Please read these Terms fully and carefully before using the Services, because these Terms form a legally binding contract between you and Kinnect for your use of the Services. We provide you with access to and use of the Services subject to your compliance with these Terms. By using the Services, you agree to be bound by these Terms. If you are a financial advisor, or other professional agent, accessing the Services on behalf of your customer or another entity, you represent and warrant that you have the authority to agree to these Terms on their behalf.
In other words: This agreement governs your use of Kinnect and may affect your legal rights.
By registering for the Services, you represent and warrant that you are at least 13 years of age. If you are under 13, you may not, under any circumstances or for any reason, use the Services. We reserve the right to change our eligibility criteria at any time, and to refuse to offer the Services to anyone for any reason or no reason at all. You are solely responsible for ensuring that these Terms comply with all applicable laws, rules and regulations (collectively, “Laws”), and your right to use the Services is revoked wherever these Terms, your use of the Services, or any part of the Services conflicts with any Laws.
In other words: You can’t use the Services if you are under 13 or if these Terms or the Services violate local law.
While certain aspects of the Services are public, others require you to sign up for the Services by registering for an account (an “Account”). You are solely responsible for keeping the email address associated with your Account accurate and up to date, since this is the only way we can contact you about your Account and your use of the Services. You promise not to (i) intentionally impersonate another person by using their name and/or email address or (ii) use an email address for which you don’t have the proper authorization. You must keep your password secure and should never publish, distribute or post your Account login information, because you are responsible for any activity that occurs on your Account. You set permissions for sharing or disclosing your Secure Information to another person or organization (each, a “Read Or Write Access Admin”). You select to use the Services by yourself, or, if you are using Kinnect as Household with another user with whom you share ownership of the Secure Information of your Kinnect Forms (each, a “Co-Administrator”). You are prohibited from using another person’s account or registration information for the Services without their permission. You promise to immediately let us know if there is any unauthorized use of your Account, security breach, or change in your eligibility to use the Services. You can delete your Account at any time by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
In other words: If you sign up for an Account, you are responsible for any Account activity and for keeping your Account email address up to date so that we can reach you. Be mindful about how you share and protect your Account, and let us know immediately if you think there are any issues by contacting us through our help center at help.kinnect.us.
In other words: You own all of Your Information, but you’re ok with Kinnect and your Read Or Write Access Admins viewing or using Your Information in accordance with this agreement.
In other words: We might use the Basic Information of you and your Collaborators to provide and improve the Services, send information to you and your Collaborators with your consent, and address inquiries you have about your Account.
We will store your Secure Information and share it only with the Read Or Write Access Admins you or your Co-Administrator choose or as required by Law. While we can see which portions of the Kinnect Forms you have filled out with your Secure Information, we do not in the course of normal operations see what your Secure Information actually says. We work hard to keep your Secure Information private and protected.
iii. Use Information. If you are working with (a) a financial advisor or (b) an employer, benefits administrator, insurance company or any third party institution (this subsection (b) collectively, a “Partner Provider”) to provide you (and, if applicable, a Co-Administrator) access to the Premium Services (as defined below), your financial advisor or Partner Provider (as applicable) may be able to see certain high-level information about your use of and access to the Services, which may include the type of Kinnect Forms you signed up for, the date and time of your last login to the Services, your total number of logins to the Services, and which sections of your Kinnect Forms you completed (collectively, the “Use Information”). By accepting a financial advisor’s or Partner Provider’s invitation to sign up for the Premium Services, (an “Invitation”), you hereby do and shall grant us a worldwide, non-exclusive, perpetual, royalty-free, fully paid, sublicensable and transferable license to use, store, aggregate, reproduce, transmit and display Use Information, internally or to your financial advisor, or other professional agent, or Partner Provider (if applicable), solely as necessary to operate, provide and improve the Site, the Services (including without limitation the Premium Services) and our (and our successors’ and assigns’) businesses, including after termination of your Account or the Services. You also hereby do and shall grant your financial advisor, or other professional agent, or Partner Provider, as applicable, a non-exclusive, perpetual license to access your Use Information through the Services, and to use, prepare derivative works of, and display such Use Information, including after termination of your Account or the Services. To be clear, Use Information may be personally identifiable and may be tied back to you (and, if applicable, your Co-Administrator), your Account and/or your web browser.
In other words, if you receive an Kinnect Forms from a financial advisor, or other professional agent, or a Partner Provider, we may surface information on your use of the services back to that advisor or Partner Provider (as applicable), but never the contents of your Kinnect Forms or your Secure Information unless you have designated them as a Read or Write Access Admin for the particular Secure Information you have chosen to share.
In other words: Public Information is public, so don’t include any private or sensitive information in it.
In other words: We may use your Aggregate Information to promote our Services, none of which is personally identifiable.
In other words: We have an experienced team that employs better than industry standard methods to make sure that your Secure Information will be safe, though no security measure can be guaranteed to be 100% effective.
Any information, data, text, photographs, videos, audio clips, written posts and comments, software, scripts, graphics and interactive features generated, provided or otherwise made accessible on or through the Services (collectively, “Content”) are Kinnect’ property or that of our suppliers or licensors, and are protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents, trade secrets or other proprietary rights and laws. You shall abide by and maintain all copyright notices, information and restrictions contained in any Content that you access through the Services. Subject to these Terms, we grant you a worldwide, non-exclusive, non-sublicensable and non-transferable license to use (i.e., to download and display locally) Content solely for purposes of using the Services. Use, reproduction, modification, distribution or storage of any Content for purposes other than using the Services is expressly prohibited without our prior written permission. You shall not sell, license, rent, or otherwise use or exploit any Content for commercial use or in any way that violates any third party right. We can, but do not have to, (a) remove, edit or modify any Content in our sole discretion at any time, without notice to you and for any reason (including without limitation if we think you may have violated these Terms or upon receipt of claims or allegations from third parties or authorities relating to such Content) or for no reason at all or (b) to remove or block any Content from the Services.
In other words: We own the Services and the Content. You’re allowed to use them in accordance with this agreement. We can edit, take down, or block any Content at any time.
As a condition of your use of the Services, you agree to use the Services only for lawful purposes and to comply with these Terms and all Laws. You also agree to respect the privacy and Secure Information of other users of the Services.
You agree not to, and shall not allow anyone else to (a) take any action or (b) upload, download, post, submit or otherwise distribute or facilitate the distribution of any Content, including without limitation Your Information, on or through the Service, that:
1. includes anyone else’s identification documents or sensitive financial information
2. infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, right of publicity, right of privacy or other right of any other person or entity or violates any law or contractual duty (see our DMCA Copyright Policy https://www.kinnect.us/dmca-notice)
3. you know is false, misleading, untruthful or inaccurate
4. impersonates, intimidates or harasses any person or entity, including any of our employees or representatives;
5. constitutes unauthorized or unsolicited advertising, junk or bulk e-mail (“spamming”); or
6. is unlawful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, libelous, deceptive, fraudulent, invasive of another’s privacy, tortious, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, offensive, profane, contains or depicts nudity, contains or depicts sexual activity, or is otherwise inappropriate as determined by us in our sole discretion.
In other words: You must comply with the law and this agreement, and you promise not to submit any prohibited or harmful Content.
You are further prohibited from violating or attempting to violate the security of the Services or Kinnect’ other systems or network security, including without limitation the following:
1. accessing data not intended for users of the Services;
2. gaining unauthorized access to an account, server or any other computer system;
3. attempting to or engaging in, directly or indirectly, probing, scanning or testing the vulnerability of a system or network or to breach security or authentication measures;
4. attempting to interfere with the function of the Services or the Services’ host or network, including without limitation by submitting, directly or indirectly, any Content or Your Information that contains software viruses or any other computer codes, files, or programs that are designed or intended to disrupt, damage, limit or interfere with the proper function of any software, hardware, or telecommunications equipment or to damage or obtain unauthorized access to any system, data, password or other information of ours or of any third party;
5. sending altered, deceptive or false source-identifying information, including without limitation “spoofing” or “phishing”; or
6. forging any TCP/IP packet header.
In other words: You must not violate or attempt to violate the security of the Services.
We have no special relationship or fiduciary duty to you. You release us from all liability for any release of Your Information, including without limitation your Secure Information, including without limitation any sections of your Secure Information marked as only available for release after you are declared dead (the “After Death Sections”) pursuant to our (a) receipt from you of any instructions or permissions authorizing such release to any other person, including without limitation any Read Or Write Access Admin or (b) compliance with any Laws.
In other words: If we received valid instruction regarding a release of information, we’ll do what it says, and you won’t hold that against us.
We use industry standard (or better) administrative, physical and technical safeguards to protect the security, confidentiality of your Account and Your Information, including without limitation your Secure Information. Nevertheless, we cannot guarantee absolute security, and no security measures are 100% effective and fool-proof. THE SERVICES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ALL CONTENT, INFORMATION, FUNCTION, AND MATERIALS, IS PROVIDED “AS IS,” “AS AVAILABLE” AND WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY WARRANTIES IMPLIED BY ANY COURSE OF PERFORMANCE OR USAGE OF TRADE, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR ANY WARRANTIES CONCERNING THE AVAILABILITY, ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, TIMELINESS, USEFULNESS, RELIABILITY OF ANY OPINION, ADVICE OR OTHER CONTENT, ALL OF WHICH ARE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMED. WE, AND OUR DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, SUPPLIERS, PARTNERS AND CONTENT PROVIDERS DO NOT WARRANT THAT: (A) THE SERVICES WILL BE TIMELY, SECURE, FREE FROM HACKING OR OTHER SECURITY INTRUSION, UNINTERRUPTED, ERROR FREE, OR AVAILABLE AT ANY PARTICULAR TIME OR LOCATION; (B) ANY DEFECTS OR ERRORS WILL BE CORRECTED; (C) ANY CONTENT OR SOFTWARE AVAILABLE AT OR THROUGH THE SERVICES IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS; OR (D) THE RESULTS OF USING THE SERVICES WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS OR EXPECTATIONS. YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES IS SOLELY AT YOUR OWN RISK. IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH THE SERVICES, YOUR SOLE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USING THE SERVICES.
OTHER THAN AS REQUIRED UNDER APPLICABLE CONSUMER PROTECTION LAW, IN NO EVENT AND UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL Kinnect BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE CAUSED BY YOUR RELIANCE ON INFORMATION OR MATERIALS OBTAINED THROUGH THE SITE OR THIRD PARTY SITE, OR BY YOUR RELIANCE ON ANY PRODUCT OR SERVICE OBTAINED THROUGH A THIRD PARTY SITE. YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR EVALUATING THE COMPLETENESS, ACCURACY OR USEFULNESS OF ANY OPINION, ADVICE, RESULTS, INFORMATION OR MATERIALS AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITE OR OBTAINED THROUGH A THIRD PARTY SITE. PLEASE SEEK THE ADVICE OF PROFESSIONALS, AS APPROPRIATE, REGARDING THE EVALUATION OF ANY SPECIFIC OPINION, ADVICE, PRODUCT, SERVICE, MATERIALS OR OTHER INFORMATION. NO ADVICE, OPINION, RESULTS, INFORMATION OR MATERIALS, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU THROUGH THE SERVICES SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY MADE HEREIN.
In other words: While we believe we provide some of the best security safeguards for an internet based consumer product and are constantly improving, no site can promise 100% security. The Services are provided “as is.” You should evaluate any Content or information you receive through the Services or any Third Party Site on your own or with your own outside professional advice.
Kinnect IS NOT A LICENSED HEALTHCARE PROVIDER, MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL, LAW FIRM, OR FINANCIAL ADVISORY FIRM, AND THE EMPLOYEES OF Kinnect ARE NOT ACTING AS YOUR HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS, MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS, ATTORNEYS, OR FINANCIAL ADVISORS. THE SERVICES ARE NOT, AND SHOULD NEVER BE, A SUBSTITUTE FOR THE ADVICE OF A LICENSED HEALTHCARE PROVIDER, MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL, ATTORNEY, OR FINANCIAL ADVISOR. Kinnect CANNOT AND DOES NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL, LEGAL, OR FINANCIAL ADVICE. Kinnect IS NOT PERMITTED TO ENGAGE IN THE PRACTICE OF MEDICINE, LAW, OR FINANCIAL ADVISING. Kinnect IS PROHIBITED FROM PROVIDING ANY KIND OF ADVICE, EXPLANATION, OPINION OR RECOMMENDATION TO YOU ABOUT (A) POSSIBLE DIAGNOSES, MEDICAL CONDITIONS, MEDICAL TREATMENT, LIFE EXPECTANCY, OR PROGNOSES; (B) LEGAL RIGHTS, REMEDIES, DEFENSES, OPTIONS, SELECTION OF FORMS OR STRATEGIES; OR (C) ANY KIND OF ADVICE, EXPLANATION, OPINION OR RECOMMENDATION ABOUT POSSIBLE FINANCIAL INVESTMENTS OR STRATEGIES.
In other words: Kinnect does not and cannot provide medical, legal or financial services, and should never be used as a substitute for the advice of a licensed professional.
The information or materials that you obtain or receive from Kinnect, and its employees, contractors, partners, sponsors, advertisers, licensors or otherwise on or through the Services is for informational purposes only. All medically related information comes from independent health care professionals and organizations. At no time does Kinnect review the information you provide us for legal sufficiency, draw legal conclusions, provide legal advice, or apply the law to the facts of your particular situation. Neither Kinnect nor the Services are intended to provide personalized financial or tax advice, and you hereby agree that any information provided to or accessed by you from time to time on or through the Services is not developed or provided by Kinnect as investment advice and will not be used or treated by you as investment advice.
In other words: Anything you access through the Services is for informational purposes only, and you won’t use it as personalized advice.
You shall defend, indemnify and hold harmless us, our affiliates and each of our and their respective employees, contractors, directors, suppliers and representatives from all liabilities, claims and expenses, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, that arise from or relate to your use or misuse of, or access to, the Services, Content, or otherwise from Your Information, violation of these Terms, or infringement by you, or any third party using your Account or identity in the Services, of any intellectual property or other right of any person or entity. We reserve the right to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will assist and cooperate with us in asserting any available defenses.
In other words: You will reimburse us for any loss we suffer that is tied to your Account and results from any use or misuse of the Services, violation of this agreement, or infringement of any third party’s right.
TO THE GREATEST EXTENT PERMITTED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL WE, OUR AFFILIATES, NOR ANY OF OUR OR THEIR RESPECTIVE DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, PARTNERS, SUPPLIERS OR CONTENT PROVIDERS, BE LIABLE TO YOU OR TO YOUR READ OR WRITE ACCESS Admins, HEIRS, SUCCESSORS OR YOUR ESTATE FOR (A) ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, COMPENSATORY, EXEMPLARY OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING FROM OR DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY RELATED TO (I) THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE SERVICES, CONTENT, MATERIALS AND FUNCTIONS RELATED THERETO, (II) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR LOSS, CORRUPTION OR ALTERATION OF YOUR INFORMATION, DATA, TRANSMISSIONS, CONTENT OR OTHER INFORMATION, (III) ANY BUGS, VIRUSES, TROJAN HORSES, OR THE LIKE (REGARDLESS OF THE SOURCE OF ORIGINATION) (IV) STATEMENTS OR CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY ON OR USING THE SERVICES, (V) Kinnect’ ACTIONS OR OMISSIONS IN RELIANCE UPON YOUR ACCOUNT OR CREDIT CARD INFORMATION AND ANY CHANGES THERETO OR NOTICES RECEIVED THEREFROM, (VI) YOUR FAILURE TO PROTECT THE CONFIDENTIALITY OF YOUR INFORMATION OR ANY PASSWORDS OR ACCESS RIGHTS TO YOUR ACCOUNT, (VII) THE ACTS OR OMISSIONS OF ANY THIRD PARTY USING OR INTEGRATING THE SERVICES OR (VIII) ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING OT THE SERVICES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOSS OF REVENUE, ANTICIPATED PROFITS, GOODWILL, LOST BUSINESS, USE, DATA, SALES, COST OF SUBSTITUTE SERVICES, OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (HOWEVER ARISING), EVEN IF Kinnect OR ITS REPRESENTATIVE HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES; OR (B) ANY DIRECT DAMAGES IN EXCESS OF (IN THE AGGREGATE) OF the greater of (A) fees paid to us for the particular Services during the immediately previous three (3) month period or (B) $500.00.
In other words: Our legal liability to you is limited. Please understand that we cannot run our business without it.
These Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the state of Florida, including its conflicts of law rules, and the United States of America. You agree that any dispute arising from or relating to the subject matter of these Terms shall be governed by the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the state and federal courts of Seminole County, Florida.
In other words: FL and US laws apply to this agreement, and any dispute will take place only in Seminole County, FL.
We can modify, amend, change or replace any of the terms, conditions or provisions of these Terms, or change, suspend or discontinue the Services (including without limitation the availability of any feature, database or content) at any time by replacing these Terms on the Site and by sending you a notice through the Services via email. It is your responsibility to check these Terms periodically for changes, and to keep your email address current. We may also impose limits on certain features and services or restrict your access to parts or all of the Services without notice or liability. Your continued use of the Services following notification of any changes to these Terms constitutes acceptance of those changes. If you disagree with the new terms, please stop using the Services (but, before doing so, you may want to export and delete your Secure Information and your Account from the Services). In the unlikely event that we discontinue the Services, we will notify you to allow you to export Your Information.
In other words: This agreement may change, and if you continue using the Services after such change you will be deemed to have accepted the new terms. We don’t anticipate shutting down, but in case we do, we want you to be able to get Your Information.
In other words: We tried to make this as simple as possible, but the section headings and “in other words” mini-paragraphs are not actually part of the agreement. You have to read the full Terms.
In other words: The only valid way for us to waive your compliance with any of this agreement is by written notice from us. If any part of this agreement is found to be invalid, the rest still stands.
Contact: You may contact us at: email@example.com
EFFECTIVE DATE: 08/20/2020
LAST UPDATE: 08/20/2020
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