Effective May 24 2018
Hotfuse is a United States of America (USA) based company and complies with USA based laws. As a USA based company we are unaware of and do not hold ourselves obliged to comply with laws of any foreign country. By signing up on hotfuse, you confirm that you agree to these terms.
Hotfuse does not collect any additional information about its members nor does it knowingly sell any personal information stored on its applications and website database to any third party. Our members decide what they want to share as of their own choice about themselves or others and hotfuse only provides the platform for sharing. By signing up on hotfuse, we are not obligated to provide you the user with any other service nor are obligated to provide you with any other data related service that is not withing the context of the services that we provide for sharing the information that you upload with others who use the mobile app and the website.
We reserve the right to investigate complaints or reported violations of this Agreement and to take any action we deem appropriate, including but not limited to reporting any suspected unlawful activity to law enforcement officials, regulators, or other third parties and disclosing any information necessary or appropriate to such persons or entities relating to your profile, email addresses, usage history, posted materials, IP addresses and traffic information.
Linking to Our Website and mobile apps
You may provide links to our Website and mobile apps, provided (a) that you do not remove or obscure, by framing or otherwise, any portion of our Website and mobile apps, (b) your website and mobile apps does not engage in illegal or pornographic activities, and (c) you discontinue providing links to our Website and mobile apps immediately upon request by us.
Links to Other Website and Mobile Apps
Our Website and mobile apps may, from time to time, contain links to third party website and mobile apps. Inclusion of links for any website and mobile apps on our Website and mobile apps does not mean that we endorse, guarantee, warrant, or recommend the services, information, content and/or data of such third party website and mobile apps.
You represent and warrant that if you are purchasing something from us that
- any credit information you supply is true and complete,
- charges incurred by you will be honored by your bank or credit card company,
- you will pay the charges incurred by you at the posted prices, including any applicable taxes, and
- if your initial payment method is dishonored, you will still pay the charges incurred, including any surcharge we may incur due to such dishonored payment
Refund and Return Policy
To the extent that you purchase any goods directly from us, we may refund you your purchase price within thirty (30) days of you notifying us in writing of your desire for the refund, together with the reason for the request, subject to the return of the product to us in substantially the same condition as when purchased. Any refund or return may be subject to restocking fees as found on our Website and mobile apps.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold us and our partners, agents, officers, directors, employees, subcontractors, successors, assigns, third party suppliers of information and documents, attorneys, advertisers, product and service providers, and affiliates harmless from any liability, loss, claim and expense, including reasonable attorney’s fees, related to your violation of this Agreement or use of our Website and mobile apps or Services.
Any legal controversy or legal claim arising out of or relating to this Agreement and/or our Service, excluding legal action taken by us to collect or recover damages for, or obtain any injunction relating to, website and mobile apps operations, intellectual property, and our Service, shall be settled solely by binding arbitration in accordance with the commercial arbitration rules of the American Arbitration Association. Any such controversy or claim shall be arbitrated on an individual basis, and shall not be consolidated in any arbitration with any claim or controversy of any other party.
The arbitration shall be conducted in Walnut Creek, California, and judgment on the arbitration award may be entered into any court having jurisdiction thereof. Either you or us may seek any interim or preliminary relief from a court of competent jurisdiction in Walnut Creek, California necessary to protect the rights or property of you and us pending the completion of arbitration. Each party shall bear one-half of the arbitration fees and costs.
This Agreement shall be treated as though it were executed and performed in Walnut Creek, California and shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California without regard to conflict of law principles. In addition, you agree to submit to the personal jurisdiction and venue of such courts. Any cause of action by you with respect to our Website and mobile apps or Service must be instituted within one (1) year after the cause of action arose or be forever waived and barred. Should any part of this Agreement be held invalid or unenforceable, that portion shall be construed consistent with applicable law and the remaining portions shall remain in full force and effect. To the extent that any Content is in conflict or inconsistent with this Agreement, this Agreement shall take precedence. Our failure to enforce any provision of this Agreement shall not be deemed a waiver of such provision nor of the right to enforce such provision. Our rights under this Agreement shall survive any termination of this Agreement.
Changes to Our Terms and Conditions
We reserve the right to change these Terms and Conditions at any time by giving you advanced notice of the changes by email or in writing. We will also post these changes on our website and mobile apps. These changes to our Terms and Conditions will become effective 30-days after receiving the notice. To avoid doubt, no unilateral amendment will retroactively change agreed dispute-resolution provisions of these Terms and Conditions, if any — including for example, arbitration provisions — for then-pending disputes unless the parties expressly agree otherwise. Your continued use of our website and mobile apps, services, and products after any change to these Terms and Conditions, and notifying you will constitute your acceptance of such change. If you do not agree with the changes to these Terms and Conditions, you can choose to discontinue the use of our website and mobile apps, services and products.