Social Sentinel Legal Notices

Welcome to the Terms of Use for the Social Sentinel Website.

  1. APPLICABILITY OF TERMS OF USE. These Terms of Use (the “TOU”) apply to the website of Social Sentinel, Inc. (“Social Sentinel”), located at www.socialsentinel.com, including all associated web pages (together, the “Site”). The content and media on the Site include, but are not limited to, any and all documents, reports, presentations, data, information, and videos on the Site(the “Content”). Use of the Site, including any Content, updates, enhancements, new features, and/or the addition of any new links, is subject to the TOU. Social Sentinel may discontinue, modify or suspend any aspect of the Site without prior notice of any kind. Social Sentinel may impose limits on use of the Site, or suspend or discontinue access to all or part of the Site without prior notice of any kind. Please check the TOU every time you visit to view any changes.
  2.      ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS.You agree that your use of the Site is subject to the terms in the TOU. The terms “User” and “you” refer to any person who accesses the Site. You are authorized to use the Site only if you agree to abide by all applicable laws and to the terms in the TOU. Please read the TOU carefully. If you do not agree to the terms of the TOU, please immediately cease using the Site.

Social Sentinel reserves the right to, at any time and in its sole discretion, add to, change, update, or modify the TOU simply by posting such addition, change, update, or modification on the Site and updating the “Last Modified” date at the top of this page. Any such addition, change, update, or modification will be effective immediately upon availability on the Site. You agree that your continued use of the Site shall constitute your acceptance of such revised TOU. Because the TOU may change from time to time, it is important that you regularly review the TOU to ensure that you are updated as to any changes. The TOU, and any posted revisions to its terms, shall remain in full force and effect while you use the Site.

  1. PRIVACY AND PROTECTION OF PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION. See the Social Sentinel Privacy Policy for information regarding any collection and use of your personally identifiable information.
  2. CONTENT ON THE SITE.

4.1.     You are not permitted to use any Content or to reproduce the Content in any manner without the prior written consent of Social Sentinel.

4.2.     Social Sentinel and its agents and designees reserve the right to monitor, restrict access to, edit, modify, or remove any Content on the Site. Social Sentinel reserves the right at all times to disclose any information Social Sentinel deems necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process, or governmental request, or to edit, modify, refuse to post, or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, in Social Sentinel’s sole discretion. THESE RIGHTS WILL NOT BE CONSTRUED TO CREATE ANY LIABILITY TO SOCIAL SENTINEL IN CONNECTION WITH ANY CONTENT. 

4.3.     Materials uploaded to the Site may be subject to posted limitations on usage, reproduction and/or dissemination. You are responsible for adhering to such limitations if you download the materials.

  1. DISCLAIMERS AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY. The Site may contain links to third party websites. When you access any third party websites, you do so at your own risk. Any third party links published or posted by on the Site do not constitute or imply an approval or endorsement by Social Sentinel of any information, materials, documents, services or products available on third party websites. Social Sentinel makes no representations about the suitability or accuracy of any information, documents, materials, services, or products published, posted, or made available as part of the content, services, or products of any third party for any purpose. ALL SUCH INFORMATION, MATERIALS, CONTENT, SERVICES, AND PRODUCTS ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND BY SOCIAL SENTINEL. 

SOCIAL SENTINEL DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO INFORMATION, MATERIALS, CONTENT, SERVICES, AND PRODUCTS, WHETHER PROVIDED BY SOCIAL SENTINEL OR THIRD PARTIES, INCLUDING ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY. IN NO EVENT SHALL SOCIAL SENTINEL BE LIABLE TO YOU OR TO ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS, WHETHER BASED IN CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, OR OTHER TORTIOUS ACTION, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF INFORMATION, PRODUCTS, OR SERVICES AVAILABLE ON THE SITE OR BY THIRD PARTIES, OR FAILURE TO PROVIDE PRODUCTS OR SERVICES BY SOCIAL SENTINEL OR THIRD PARTIES, WHETHER OR NOT SOCIAL SENTINEL KNEW OR SHOULD HAVE KNOWN ABOUT THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

SOCIAL SENTINEL DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE SITE IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS, OR THAT THE SITE FUNCTIONING WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR FREE OF ERRORS. SOCIAL SENTINEL ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY ERROR, OMISSION, INTERRUPTION, DELETION, DEFECT, DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, COMMUNICATIONS LINE FAILURE, THEFT OR DESTRUCTION OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO, OR ALTERATION OF, ANY USER’S CONTENT OR ELECTRONIC DEVICE. SOCIAL SENTINEL IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY PROBLEMS OR TECHNICAL MALFUNCTION OF ANY TELEPHONE NETWORK OR LINES, COMPUTER ONLINE SYSTEMS, SERVERS OR PROVIDERS, COMPUTER EQUIPMENT, MOBILE EQUIPMENT, SOFTWARE, FAILURE OF ANY E-MAIL OR PLAYERS DUE TO TECHNICAL PROBLEMS ON THE INTERNET OR ON THE SITE OR COMBINATION THEREOF, INCLUDING ANY INJURY OR DAMAGE TO ANY USER’S ELECTRONIC DEVICE RELATED TO OR RESULTING FROM PARTICIPATION OR DOWNLOADING MATERIALS IN CONNECTION WITH USING THE SITE. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL SOCIAL SENTINEL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE, INCLUDING PERSONAL INJURY OR DEATH, RESULTING FROM USE OF THE SITE, FROM ANY USER CONTENT POSTED ON OR THROUGH THE SITE, OR FROM THE CONDUCT OF ANY USERS OF THE SITE, WHETHER ONLINE OR OFFLINE. 

IN ANY CASE, SOCIAL SENTINEL’S TOTAL, CUMULATIVE LIABILITY UNDER THE TOU SHALL NOT EXCEED $500. THIS LIMITATION WILL APPLY, REGARDLESS OF WHETHER ANY REMEDY SET FORTH HEREIN FAILS OF ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE AND REGARDLESS OF WHETHER A CLAIM OR ACTION SOUNDS IN CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY, CONTRIBUTION, INDEMNITY OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY. 

PLEASE NOTE THAT SOME OF THESE LIMITATIONS ON LIABILITY MAY NOT BE ENFORCEABLE IN SOME STATES, AND IF SO, THEY MAY NOT BE APPLICABLE TO YOU. YOU MAY ALSO HAVE OTHER RIGHTS THAT VARY FROM STATE TO STATE.

YOU HEREBY AGREE TO RELEASE SOCIAL SENTINEL, ITS AFFILIATES AND AGENTS, AND EACH OF THEIR RESPECTIVE DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AND AGENTS FROM CLAIMS, DEMANDS AND DAMAGES (ACTUAL AND CONSEQUENTIAL) OF EVERY KIND AND NATURE, KNOWN AND UNKNOWN, SUSPECTED AND UNSUSPECTED, DISCLOSED AND UNDISCLOSED (“CLAIMS”), ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH YOUR USE OF THE SITE. IF YOU ARE A CALIFORNIA RESIDENT, YOU WAIVE CALIFORNIA CIVIL CODE SECTION 1542, WHICH STATES, IN PART: “A GENERAL RELEASE DOES NOT EXTEND TO CLAIMS WHICH THE CREDITOR DOES NOT KNOW OR SUSPECT TO EXIST IN HIS FAVOR AT THE TIME OF EXECUTING THE RELEASE, WHICH IF KNOWN BY HIM MUST HAVE MATERIALLY AFFECTED HIS SETTLEMENT WITH THE DEBTOR.”

YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT SOCIAL SENTINEL WOULD NOT HAVE POSTED THIS SITE BUT FOR THESE DISCLAIMERS OF LIABILITY, AND AGREE THAT THE TERMS ARE REASONABLE.

  1.      NO UNLAWFUL OR PROHIBITED USE. As a condition of your use of the Site, you will not use the Site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by the TOU. Social Sentinel reserves the right to investigate and take appropriate legal action against any Users who violate this provision (as determined in Social Sentinel’s sole discretion), including, without limitation, removing, editing, or modifying any offending Content, or denying, restricting, suspending, or terminating your access to all or any part of the Site, with or without prior notice or explanation, and without liability to Social Sentinel. Social Sentinel has no obligation to take any of the above-referenced actions and is not responsible for the conduct of any Users who violate this provision. 

You will not:

6.1.     Use the Site for any unlawful purpose.

6.2.     Use the Site in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair any of the Site’s servers or the network(s) connected to any of the Site’s servers, or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the Site.

6.3.     Attempt to gain unauthorized access to any part of the Site, other accounts, computer systems or networks connected to any Site server, through hacking, password mining or any other means.

6.4.     Obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available through the Site.

6.5.     Use the Site in connection with surveys, contests, pyramid schemes, chain letters, junk e-mail, spamming or any duplicative, exploitive or unsolicited messages (commercial or otherwise).

6.6.     Advertise products of any kind that you or someone else manufacturers, supplies, distributes. This includes not publishing, posting, uploading, discussing, mentioning or listing the telephone numbers, addresses, facsimile numbers, e-mail addresses, domain names or Web links of your manufacturing, supply, retail, or wholesale business or any other business of this type. 

6.7.     Publish, post, upload, link to, discuss, disseminate, mention, or list your own personal contact information if it is for the purpose of advertising, distributing or selling products or services that you or someone else manufactures, supplies, distributes or sells.

6.8.   Publish, post, upload, link to, discuss, disseminate, mention or list your or anyone else’s age or e-mail address anywhere on the Site.

6.9.   Publish, post, upload, link to, discuss, disseminate, mention or list names, telephone numbers, addresses, e-mail addresses, facsimile numbers, domain names or websites of any other Users. 

6.10.   Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten, offend, provoke, name call, or otherwise violate the legal rights (including the rights of privacy and publicity) of others.

6.11.   Publish, post, upload, disseminate, use or make comments that are of an abusive, violent, inappropriate, vulgar, profane, defamatory, obscene, indecent, sexually explicit, pornographic, or otherwise objectionable or unlawful nature.

6.12.   Publish, post, discuss, upload, disseminate or mention information that contains content intended to victimize, harass, degrade, or intimidate an individual or group of individuals on the basis of religion, gender, race, ethnicity, age, disability, or sexual orientation.  Hate speech of any kind is not permitted on the Site.

6.13.   Publish, post, discuss, upload, disseminate or mention illegal activities of any kind, including, without limitation, references to illegal drug use, terrorist activities, making or buying illegal weapons, violating someone else’s privacy or child pornography.

6.14.   Publish, post, upload, disseminate, post Web links to or otherwise make available any content that is obscene, lewd, violent, sexually explicit, pornographic or otherwise objectionable or illegal. 

6.15.   Publish, post, upload, use or otherwise make available, pass off as your own, or solicit for exchange, sale or purchase, any content protected by intellectual property laws, including, by way of example, and not as limitation, copyright or trademark laws (or rights of privacy or publicity) unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consent to do the same.

6.16.   Post, upload, disseminate, link to, use, modify, copy, reproduce, republish, transmit or otherwise make available any content, which is made available through the Site in any manner that infringes any copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, or other personal or proprietary right of any party.

6.17.   Publish, post, upload, disseminate, use, link to or otherwise make available any image, photograph or picture of any other person or User without that person’s or User’s consent.

6.18.   Solicit information of any kind from or exploit in any way Users who are under the age of 18.

6.19.   Upload files to the Site that contain viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancelbots, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another’s computer or property of another.

6.20.   Harvest, solicit or otherwise collect personal information from or about other Users for any purpose.

6.21.   Use the Site in any manner that is inconsistent with or violates any applicable laws or regulations.

6.22.   Create a false identity on the Site for the purpose of misleading others.

6.23.   Publish, post, disseminate, link to, upload, use, copy or otherwise make available (whether or not for a fee) any directory of Users of the Site.

6.24.   Register on the Site under a new User name if Social Sentinel has restricted, suspended or terminated your use of the Site. 

6.25.   Register on the Site with a User name that is offensive, deceptive or violates any other party’s rights. 

6.26.   Register on the Site if you are under the age of 14.

6.27.   Register on the Site with a non-working or inactive e-mail address, or someone else’s e-mail address other than your own.

6.28.   Publish, post, upload, disseminate, discuss, mention or insinuate false information about other Users. 

6.29.   Publish, post, upload, disseminate, discuss or mention the value, validity or effectiveness of products or services of sponsors if you have never owned or used such product or services.

6.30.   Use the Site for any purpose other than for education about social media threat alert and insight services, Social Sentinel’s solutions, and the challenges social media presents for safety and security.

  1.      FEEDBACK AND UNSOLICITED IDEA SUBMISSION POLICY. Social Sentinel welcomes your comments and feedback about the Site. You agree that, by sharing such feedback with Social Sentinel, you grant to Social Sentinel a worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free license to use and incorporate into the Site any suggestions, enhancement requests, recommendations, corrections, or other feedback you provide relating to the Site.

Note that Social Sentinel does not accept or consider unsolicited submissions concerning its business or operations, including, but not limited to, original ideas for new advertising campaigns, promotions, products, services, technologies, processes, materials, marketing plans or new product/service names. Please do not send Social Sentinel such submissions. The purpose of this policy is to avoid potential misunderstandings or disputes when Social Sentinel’s services, products, or marketing strategies appear similar to ideas submitted to Social Sentinel. All such submissions to Social Sentinel are considered the property of Social Sentinel. Social Sentinel does not have an obligation to protect the confidentiality of any such submission. Social Sentinel will exclusively own all known or later-existing rights to such submission worldwide, and will be entitled to the unrestricted use of any such submission for any purpose, without compensation to you or any third party provider of such submission.

  1.     COPYRIGHT COMPLAINTS. Materials may be made available on the Site by third parties not within Social Sentinel’s control. Social Sentinel respects the intellectual property rights of others, and Social Sentinel asks the Users of the Site to do the same. It is Social Sentinel’s policy not to permit materials known by Social Sentinel to infringe another party’s copyright to remain on the Site. If you believe that your work has been copied and is accessible on the Site in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, or that the Site contains links or other references to another online location that contains material or activity that infringes your copyright rights, you may notify Social Sentinel by providing the following information (as required by the Online Copyright Infringement Liability Limitation Act of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. § 512) to our copyright agent set forth below:
  • A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;
  • Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site;
  • Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit Social Sentinel to locate the material;
  • Information reasonably sufficient to permit Social Sentinel to contact the complaining party, such as an address, telephone number, and if available, an electronic mail address at which the complaining party may be contacted;
  • A statement that the complaining party has a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
  • A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.

Copyright Agent: General Counsel, Social Sentinel, Inc., 128 Lakeside Ave., Suite 302, Burlington, VT 05401,legal@socialsentinel.com

  1.     INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY OF SOCIAL SENTINEL. The Site contains content protected by copyright, trademark, and other law (“Intellectual Property”), and Social Sentinel owns and retains all rights in such Intellectual Property. 
  2.     COPYRIGHT NOTICE. Copyright © 2018 Social Sentinel, Inc. All rights reserved.
  3.     TRADEMARKS. SOCIAL SENTINEL, ASSESS ALERT AVERT, LOCAL+, SENTINEL SEARCH, LANGUAGE OF HARM, RMAPare trademarks of Social Sentinel, Inc.
  4. JURISDICTION AND DISPUTES. The TOU and your use of the Site are governed by the laws of the State of Vermont, USA, without regard to its conflicts of law provisions, the state and federal courts of which have sole and exclusive jurisdiction to resolve any actions or claims arising out of or in connection with your use of the Site, your breach of the TOU, or arising from any breach of your representations and warranties set forth in the TOU. You submit to the jurisdiction of such courts for such purpose and agree not to contest venue as appropriate in Vermont. You waive the right to trial by jury.
  5.     INDEMNITY. To the extent permissible by law, you agree to indemnify and hold Social Sentinel, its subsidiaries, and affiliates, and their respective officers, agents, partners and employees, harmless from any loss, liability, claim, or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your use of the Site in violation of the TOU and from any breach of the TOU.
  6.     MISCELLANEOUS. The TOU is accepted upon your use of the Site. The TOU and the Privacy Policy constitute the entire agreement of Social Sentinel and you with respect to your use of the Site. Social Sentinel may modify the terms in the TOU at any time and at Social Sentinel’s sole discretion. Any claim with respect to your use of this Site must be brought within one (1) year of the date that the claim arises. If any provision of the TOU is held unenforceable, the remaining provisions will be enforced to the maximum extent possible. No waiver by Social Sentinel of any rights under the TOU constitutes a waiver of any other right, or right to enforce any subsequent breach of the TOU. In the event Social Sentinel is forced to enforce its rights against you, in addition to any other remedies, you agree to pay Social Sentinel’s reasonable costs, including attorneys’ fees and costs of suit.

Welcome to the Terms of Use for the Social Sentinel Website.

  1. APPLICABILITY OF TERMS OF USE. These Terms of Use (the “TOU”) apply to the website of Social Sentinel, Inc. (“Social Sentinel”), located at www.socialsentinel.com, including all associated web pages (together, the “Site”). The content and media on the Site include, but are not limited to, any and all documents, reports, presentations, data, information, and videos on the Site(the “Content”). Use of the Site, including any Content, updates, enhancements, new features, and/or the addition of any new links, is subject to the TOU. Social Sentinel may discontinue, modify or suspend any aspect of the Site without prior notice of any kind. Social Sentinel may impose limits on use of the Site, or suspend or discontinue access to all or part of the Site without prior notice of any kind. Please check the TOU every time you visit to view any changes.
  2.      ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS. You agree that your use of the Site is subject to the terms in the TOU. The terms “User” and “you” refer to any person who accesses the Site. You are authorized to use the Site only if you agree to abide by all applicable laws and to the terms in the TOU. Please read the TOU carefully. If you do not agree to the terms of the TOU, please immediately cease using the Site.

Social Sentinel reserves the right to, at any time and in its sole discretion, add to, change, update, or modify the TOU simply by posting such addition, change, update, or modification on the Site and updating the “Last Modified” date at the top of this page. Any such addition, change, update, or modification will be effective immediately upon availability on the Site. You agree that your continued use of the Site shall constitute your acceptance of such revised TOU. Because the TOU may change from time to time, it is important that you regularly review the TOU to ensure that you are updated as to any changes. The TOU, and any posted revisions to its terms, shall remain in full force and effect while you use the Site.

  1. PRIVACY AND PROTECTION OF PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION. See the Social Sentinel Privacy Policyfor information regarding any collection and use of your personally identifiable information.
  2. CONTENT ON THE SITE.

4.1.     You are not permitted to use any Content or to reproduce the Content in any manner without the prior written consent of Social Sentinel.

4.2.     Social Sentinel and its agents and designees reserve the right to monitor, restrict access to, edit, modify, or remove any Content on the Site. Social Sentinel reserves the right at all times to disclose any information Social Sentinel deems necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process, or governmental request, or to edit, modify, refuse to post, or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, in Social Sentinel’s sole discretion. THESE RIGHTS WILL NOT BE CONSTRUED TO CREATE ANY LIABILITY TO SOCIAL SENTINEL IN CONNECTION WITH ANY CONTENT. 

4.3.     Materials uploaded to the Site may be subject to posted limitations on usage, reproduction and/or dissemination. You are responsible for adhering to such limitations if you download the materials.

  1. DISCLAIMERS AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY. The Site may contain links to third party websites. When you access any third party websites, you do so at your own risk. Any third party links published or posted by on the Site do not constitute or imply an approval or endorsement by Social Sentinel of any information, materials, documents, services or products available on third party websites. Social Sentinel makes no representations about the suitability or accuracy of any information, documents, materials, services, or products published, posted, or made available as part of the content, services, or products of any third party for any purpose. ALL SUCH INFORMATION, MATERIALS, CONTENT, SERVICES, AND PRODUCTS ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND BY SOCIAL SENTINEL. 

SOCIAL SENTINEL DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO INFORMATION, MATERIALS, CONTENT, SERVICES, AND PRODUCTS, WHETHER PROVIDED BY SOCIAL SENTINEL OR THIRD PARTIES, INCLUDING ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY. IN NO EVENT SHALL SOCIAL SENTINEL BE LIABLE TO YOU OR TO ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS, WHETHER BASED IN CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, OR OTHER TORTIOUS ACTION, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF INFORMATION, PRODUCTS, OR SERVICES AVAILABLE ON THE SITE OR BY THIRD PARTIES, OR FAILURE TO PROVIDE PRODUCTS OR SERVICES BY SOCIAL SENTINEL OR THIRD PARTIES, WHETHER OR NOT SOCIAL SENTINEL KNEW OR SHOULD HAVE KNOWN ABOUT THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

SOCIAL SENTINEL DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE SITE IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS, OR THAT THE SITE FUNCTIONING WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR FREE OF ERRORS. SOCIAL SENTINEL ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY ERROR, OMISSION, INTERRUPTION, DELETION, DEFECT, DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, COMMUNICATIONS LINE FAILURE, THEFT OR DESTRUCTION OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO, OR ALTERATION OF, ANY USER’S CONTENT OR ELECTRONIC DEVICE. SOCIAL SENTINEL IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY PROBLEMS OR TECHNICAL MALFUNCTION OF ANY TELEPHONE NETWORK OR LINES, COMPUTER ONLINE SYSTEMS, SERVERS OR PROVIDERS, COMPUTER EQUIPMENT, MOBILE EQUIPMENT, SOFTWARE, FAILURE OF ANY E-MAIL OR PLAYERS DUE TO TECHNICAL PROBLEMS ON THE INTERNET OR ON THE SITE OR COMBINATION THEREOF, INCLUDING ANY INJURY OR DAMAGE TO ANY USER’S ELECTRONIC DEVICE RELATED TO OR RESULTING FROM PARTICIPATION OR DOWNLOADING MATERIALS IN CONNECTION WITH USING THE SITE. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL SOCIAL SENTINEL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE, INCLUDING PERSONAL INJURY OR DEATH, RESULTING FROM USE OF THE SITE, FROM ANY USER CONTENT POSTED ON OR THROUGH THE SITE, OR FROM THE CONDUCT OF ANY USERS OF THE SITE, WHETHER ONLINE OR OFFLINE. 

IN ANY CASE, SOCIAL SENTINEL’S TOTAL, CUMULATIVE LIABILITY UNDER THE TOU SHALL NOT EXCEED $500. THIS LIMITATION WILL APPLY, REGARDLESS OF WHETHER ANY REMEDY SET FORTH HEREIN FAILS OF ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE AND REGARDLESS OF WHETHER A CLAIM OR ACTION SOUNDS IN CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY, CONTRIBUTION, INDEMNITY OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY. 

PLEASE NOTE THAT SOME OF THESE LIMITATIONS ON LIABILITY MAY NOT BE ENFORCEABLE IN SOME STATES, AND IF SO, THEY MAY NOT BE APPLICABLE TO YOU. YOU MAY ALSO HAVE OTHER RIGHTS THAT VARY FROM STATE TO STATE.

YOU HEREBY AGREE TO RELEASE SOCIAL SENTINEL, ITS AFFILIATES AND AGENTS, AND EACH OF THEIR RESPECTIVE DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AND AGENTS FROM CLAIMS, DEMANDS AND DAMAGES (ACTUAL AND CONSEQUENTIAL) OF EVERY KIND AND NATURE, KNOWN AND UNKNOWN, SUSPECTED AND UNSUSPECTED, DISCLOSED AND UNDISCLOSED (“CLAIMS”), ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH YOUR USE OF THE SITE. IF YOU ARE A CALIFORNIA RESIDENT, YOU WAIVE CALIFORNIA CIVIL CODE SECTION 1542, WHICH STATES, IN PART: “A GENERAL RELEASE DOES NOT EXTEND TO CLAIMS WHICH THE CREDITOR DOES NOT KNOW OR SUSPECT TO EXIST IN HIS FAVOR AT THE TIME OF EXECUTING THE RELEASE, WHICH IF KNOWN BY HIM MUST HAVE MATERIALLY AFFECTED HIS SETTLEMENT WITH THE DEBTOR.”

YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT SOCIAL SENTINEL WOULD NOT HAVE POSTED THIS SITE BUT FOR THESE DISCLAIMERS OF LIABILITY, AND AGREE THAT THE TERMS ARE REASONABLE.

  1.      NO UNLAWFUL OR PROHIBITED USE. As a condition of your use of the Site, you will not use the Site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by the TOU. Social Sentinel reserves the right to investigate and take appropriate legal action against any Users who violate this provision (as determined in Social Sentinel’s sole discretion), including, without limitation, removing, editing, or modifying any offending Content, or denying, restricting, suspending, or terminating your access to all or any part of the Site, with or without prior notice or explanation, and without liability to Social Sentinel. Social Sentinel has no obligation to take any of the above-referenced actions and is not responsible for the conduct of any Users who violate this provision. 

You will not:

6.1.     Use the Site for any unlawful purpose.

6.2.     Use the Site in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair any of the Site’s servers or the network(s) connected to any of the Site’s servers, or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the Site.

6.3.     Attempt to gain unauthorized access to any part of the Site, other accounts, computer systems or networks connected to any Site server, through hacking, password mining or any other means.

6.4.     Obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available through the Site.

6.5.     Use the Site in connection with surveys, contests, pyramid schemes, chain letters, junk e-mail, spamming or any duplicative, exploitive or unsolicited messages (commercial or otherwise).

6.6.     Advertise products of any kind that you or someone else manufacturers, supplies, distributes. This includes not publishing, posting, uploading, discussing, mentioning or listing the telephone numbers, addresses, facsimile numbers, e-mail addresses, domain names or Web links of your manufacturing, supply, retail, or wholesale business or any other business of this type. 

6.7.     Publish, post, upload, link to, discuss, disseminate, mention, or list your own personal contact information if it is for the purpose of advertising, distributing or selling products or services that you or someone else manufactures, supplies, distributes or sells.

6.8.   Publish, post, upload, link to, discuss, disseminate, mention or list your or anyone else’s age or e-mail address anywhere on the Site.

6.9.   Publish, post, upload, link to, discuss, disseminate, mention or list names, telephone numbers, addresses, e-mail addresses, facsimile numbers, domain names or websites of any other Users. 

6.10.   Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten, offend, provoke, name call, or otherwise violate the legal rights (including the rights of privacy and publicity) of others.

6.11.   Publish, post, upload, disseminate, use or make comments that are of an abusive, violent, inappropriate, vulgar, profane, defamatory, obscene, indecent, sexually explicit, pornographic, or otherwise objectionable or unlawful nature.

6.12.   Publish, post, discuss, upload, disseminate or mention information that contains content intended to victimize, harass, degrade, or intimidate an individual or group of individuals on the basis of religion, gender, race, ethnicity, age, disability, or sexual orientation.  Hate speech of any kind is not permitted on the Site.

6.13.   Publish, post, discuss, upload, disseminate or mention illegal activities of any kind, including, without limitation, references to illegal drug use, terrorist activities, making or buying illegal weapons, violating someone else’s privacy or child pornography.

6.14.   Publish, post, upload, disseminate, post Web links to or otherwise make available any content that is obscene, lewd, violent, sexually explicit, pornographic or otherwise objectionable or illegal. 

6.15.   Publish, post, upload, use or otherwise make available, pass off as your own, or solicit for exchange, sale or purchase, any content protected by intellectual property laws, including, by way of example, and not as limitation, copyright or trademark laws (or rights of privacy or publicity) unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consent to do the same.

6.16.   Post, upload, disseminate, link to, use, modify, copy, reproduce, republish, transmit or otherwise make available any content, which is made available through the Site in any manner that infringes any copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, or other personal or proprietary right of any party.

6.17.   Publish, post, upload, disseminate, use, link to or otherwise make available any image, photograph or picture of any other person or User without that person’s or User’s consent.

6.18.   Solicit information of any kind from or exploit in any way Users who are under the age of 18.

6.19.   Upload files to the Site that contain viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancelbots, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another’s computer or property of another.

6.20.   Harvest, solicit or otherwise collect personal information from or about other Users for any purpose.

6.21.   Use the Site in any manner that is inconsistent with or violates any applicable laws or regulations.

6.22.   Create a false identity on the Site for the purpose of misleading others.

6.23.   Publish, post, disseminate, link to, upload, use, copy or otherwise make available (whether or not for a fee) any directory of Users of the Site.

6.24.   Register on the Site under a new User name if Social Sentinel has restricted, suspended or terminated your use of the Site. 

6.25.   Register on the Site with a User name that is offensive, deceptive or violates any other party’s rights. 

6.26.   Register on the Site if you are under the age of 14.

6.27.   Register on the Site with a non-working or inactive e-mail address, or someone else’s e-mail address other than your own.

6.28.   Publish, post, upload, disseminate, discuss, mention or insinuate false information about other Users. 

6.29.   Publish, post, upload, disseminate, discuss or mention the value, validity or effectiveness of products or services of sponsors if you have never owned or used such product or services.

6.30.   Use the Site for any purpose other than ______________.

  1.      FEEDBACK AND UNSOLICITED IDEA SUBMISSION POLICY. Social Sentinel welcomes your comments and feedback about the Site. You agree that, by sharing such feedback with Social Sentinel, you grant to Social Sentinel a worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free license to use and incorporate into the Site any suggestions, enhancement requests, recommendations, corrections, or other feedback you provide relating to the Site.

Note that Social Sentinel does not accept or consider unsolicited submissions concerning its business or operations, including, but not limited to, original ideas for new advertising campaigns, promotions, products, services, technologies, processes, materials, marketing plans or new product/service names. Please do not send Social Sentinel such submissions. The purpose of this policy is to avoid potential misunderstandings or disputes when Social Sentinel’s services, products, or marketing strategies appear similar to ideas submitted to Social Sentinel. All such submissions to Social Sentinel are considered the property of Social Sentinel. Social Sentinel does not have an obligation to protect the confidentiality of any such submission. Social Sentinel will exclusively own all known or later-existing rights to such submission worldwide, and will be entitled to the unrestricted use of any such submission for any purpose, without compensation to you or any third party provider of such submission.

  1.     COPYRIGHT COMPLAINTS. Materials may be made available on the Site by third parties not within Social Sentinel’s control. Social Sentinel respects the intellectual property rights of others, and Social Sentinel asks the Users of the Site to do the same. It is Social Sentinel’s policy not to permit materials known by Social Sentinel to infringe another party’s copyright to remain on the Site. If you believe that your work has been copied and is accessible on the Site in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, or that the Site contains links or other references to another online location that contains material or activity that infringes your copyright rights, you may notify Social Sentinel by providing the following information (as required by the Online Copyright Infringement Liability Limitation Act of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. § 512) to our copyright agent set forth below:
  • A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;
  • Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site;
  • Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit Social Sentinel to locate the material;
  • Information reasonably sufficient to permit Social Sentinel to contact the complaining party, such as an address, telephone number, and if available, an electronic mail address at which the complaining party may be contacted;
  • A statement that the complaining party has a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
  • A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.

Copyright Agent: General Counsel, Social Sentinel, Inc., 128 Lakeside Ave., Suite 302, Burlington, VT 05401,legal@socialsentinel.com

  1.     INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY OF SOCIAL SENTINEL. The Site contains content protected by copyright, trademark, and other law (“Intellectual Property”), and Social Sentinel owns and retains all rights in such Intellectual Property. 
  2.     COPYRIGHT NOTICE. Copyright © 2018 Social Sentinel, Inc. All rights reserved.
  3.     TRADEMARKS. SOCIAL SENTINEL, ASSESS ALERT AVERT, LOCAL+, SENTINEL SEARCH, LANGUAGE OF HARM, RMAPare trademarks of Social Sentinel, Inc.
  4. JURISDICTION AND DISPUTES. The TOU and your use of the Site are governed by the laws of the State of Vermont, USA, without regard to its conflicts of law provisions, the state and federal courts of which have sole and exclusive jurisdiction to resolve any actions or claims arising out of or in connection with your use of the Site, your breach of the TOU, or arising from any breach of your representations and warranties set forth in the TOU. You submit to the jurisdiction of such courts for such purpose and agree not to contest venue as appropriate in Vermont. You waive the right to trial by jury.
  5.     INDEMNITY. To the extent permissible by law, you agree to indemnify and hold Social Sentinel, its subsidiaries, and affiliates, and their respective officers, agents, partners and employees, harmless from any loss, liability, claim, or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your use of the Site in violation of the TOU and from any breach of the TOU.
  6.     MISCELLANEOUS. The TOU is accepted upon your use of the Site. The TOU and the Privacy Policy constitute the entire agreement of Social Sentinel and you with respect to your use of the Site. Social Sentinel may modify the terms in the TOU at any time and at Social Sentinel’s sole discretion. Any claim with respect to your use of this Site must be brought within one (1) year of the date that the claim arises. If any provision of the TOU is held unenforceable, the remaining provisions will be enforced to the maximum extent possible. No waiver by Social Sentinel of any rights under the TOU constitutes a waiver of any other right, or right to enforce any subsequent breach of the TOU. In the event Social Sentinel is forced to enforce its rights against you, in addition to any other remedies, you agree to pay Social Sentinel’s reasonable costs, including attorneys’ fees and costs of suit.

Social Sentinel, Inc.
Website Accessibility Statement
July 10, 2018

Social Sentinel, Inc. desires to provide a positive experience for all visitors to our website, and we aim to promote accessibility, diversity, and inclusion. Our goal is to permit website visitors to gather information and make full use of our website.

We strive to implement recommended guidelines for accessibility. We are aware of some areas on the website where we could improve accessibility, and we are committed to working to achieve this. We have designed our website to achieve Level A conformance to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 in the near future, and we will continue to work toward Level AA conformance.  

If you have difficulty using or accessing any element of our website, please contact us at:

We will work with you to provide the information or materials you seek through a communication method that is accessible to you.

Whether you are using assistive technologies (e.g., a screen reader, a magnifier, voice recognition software, or switch technology), we want your use of our website to be a successful and enjoyable experience. We recommend using the most current versions of any computer-based assistive technology applications and browsers. There are no ideal sizes or color combinations for all users, and by using the controls provided by your browser, you can personalize the content presentation to suit your needs. Keeping your browsers up-to-date will ensure that you have the most options for accessibility.

We welcome feedback regarding accessibility of our website, and we encourage you to contact us if you have any suggestions, concerns, questions, or comments (accessibility@socialsentinel.com or (802) 861-1410).

*Access to data from social media partners: Social Sentinel accesses data from our social media partners through specific, approved use cases and via permissions outlined in API Terms of Use. Social Sentinel does not use any of this data, including from Facebook and Instagram, for monitoring. For Instagram, use of the data is limited to public content that explicitly includes the client’s named assets. For Facebook, use of data is limited to a client’s public FB page and does not include other public social media content.