Terms of Service

Last revised on March 1 st , 2016

  1. The Gist

    TheCore Inc. operates the TheCore service, which we hope you use. If you use it, please use it responsibly. If you don’t, we’ll have to terminate your account. For paid accounts, you’ll be charged on a monthly basis. You can cancel anytime, but there are no refunds. You own the source code that you provide to TheCore and you’re responsible for keeping it safe. You expressly understand and agree that your use of the service is at your sole risk and that the service is provided “as is” and “as available.”.
    The Terms of Service, TheCore itself, and our prices can change at any time. We’ll warn you 30 days in advance of any price changes. We’ll try to warn you about major changes to the Terms of Service or TheCore, but we make no guarantees.
    That’s the basic idea, but You must read through the entire Terms of Service below and agree with all the details before You use any of our sites (whether or not you have created an account).

  2. Reuse

    This document is an adaptation of the [Heroku Terms of Service] (http://legal.heroku.com/tos), which is turn an adaptation of the [Google App Engine Terms of Service] http://code.google.com/appengine/terms.html). The original work has been modified with permission under the [Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License] (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/). Neither Heroku, Inc. nor Google, Inc. is not connected with and does not sponsor or endorse TheCore or its use of the work. You’re welcome to adapt and use this document for your own needs. If you make an improvement, we’d appreciate it if you would let us know so we can consider improving our own document.

  3. Your Agreement with TheCore Company

    Your use of the TheCore service is governed by this agreement (the “Terms”). “[COMPANY]” means TheCore Inc. Company. The “Service” means the services [COMPANY] makes available include our web sites (www.thecore.io), our blog, our API, our CLI and any other software, sites, and services offered by TheCore Inc. in connection to any of those. “Customer Source Code” means any source code you submit to TheCore for the purpose of using the Service. “Content” means all content generated by TheCore Inc. on your behalf (including metric data) and does not include Customer Source Code.
    In order to use the Service, You (the “Customer”, “You”, or “Your”) must first agree to the Terms. You understand and agree that TheCore Inc. will treat Your use of the Service as acceptance of the Terms from that point onwards.
    TheCore Inc. may make changes to the Terms from time to time. You may reject the changes by terminating Your account. You understand and agree that if You use the Service after the date on which the Terms have changed, TheCore Inc. will treat Your use as acceptance of the updated Terms.
    If you have any question about the Terms, please contact us at hello@thecore.io.

  4. Your Account
    • You may not use the Service if You are a person barred from receiving the Service under the laws of the United States or other countries, including the country in which You are resident or from which You use the Service.
    • You may not use the service unless you are over the age of 13.
    • You must be a human. Account created by automated methods are not permitted.
  5. Use of the Service
    • You must provide accurate and complete registration information any time You register to use the Service.
    • You are responsible for the security of Your passwords and for any use of Your account.
    • Your use of the Service must comply with all applicable laws, regulations and ordinances.
    • You agree to not engage in any activity that interferes with or disrupts the Service.
    • TheCore Inc. reserves the right to enforce quotas and usage limits (to any resources, including the API) at its sole discretion, with or without notice, which may result in TheCore Inc. disabling or throttling your usage of the Service for any amount of time.
    • You may not allow multiple people to use the same account or otherwise access the Service in a manner intended to avoid incurring fees.
  6. Service Policies and Privacy

    The Service shall be subject to the privacy policy for the Service available at privacy policy. You agree to the use of Your data in accordance with TheCore Inc. privacy policies.

  7. Fees for Use of the Service
    • The Service may be provided to You without charge up with certain limits or for a certain “trial” period of time.
    • Usage over this limit (or after the “trial” period) or requires Your purchase of additional resources or services.
    • For all purchased resources and services, we will charge Your credit card on a monthly basis.
    • Payments are non-refundable. There will be no refunds or credits for partial months of service, upgrade/downgrade refunds, or refunds for months unused with an open account.
    • Charges are solely based on TheCore Inc. measurements of Your use of the Service, unless otherwise agreed to in writing.
    • 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.
    • You acknowledge and agree that any credit card and related billing and payment information that You provide to TheCore Inc. may be shared by TheCore with companies who work on TheCore Inc. behalf, such as payment processors and/or credit agencies, solely for the purposes of checking credit, effecting payment to TheCore Inc. and servicing Your account.
    • TheCore Inc. may change its fees and payment policies for the Service by notifying You at least thirty (30) days before the beginning of the billing cycle in which such change will take effect.
  8. Cancellation and Termination
    • You must cancel Your account via www.thecore.io. An email or phone request to cancel Your account is not considered cancellation.
    • You will not receive any refunds if You cancel Your account.
    • If You cancel the Service before the end of Your current paid up month, Your cancellation will take effect immediately and You will not be charged again.
    • All of Customer Source Code and Content will, within a reasonable amount of time to be determined solely by TheCore Inc. be deleted from the Service upon cancellation.
    • You agree that TheCore Inc. in its sole discretion and for any or no reason, may terminate or suspend Your account. You agree that any termination of Your access to the Service may be without prior notice, and You agree that TheCore Inc. will not be liable to You or any third party for such termination.
  9. Customer Source Code

    Personal Data is collected for the following purposes and using the following services:

    • TheCore Inc. claims no ownership or control over any Customer Source Code. You retain copyright and any other rights You already hold in the Customer Source Code and You are responsible for protecting those rights, as appropriate.
    • You agree to assume full responsibility for configuring the Service to allow appropriate access to any Customer Source code provided to the Service.
    • You understand that public projects display Customer Source Code to any party on the Internet, including search engines and web spiders.
    • You understand that private projects will display Customer Source Code to You and any collaborators that you designate for that project.
    • You retain sole responsibility for any collaborators or third-party services that you allow to view Customer Source Code and entrust them at your own risk.
    • TheCore Inc. is not responsible if you fail to configure, or misconfigure, your project and inadvertently allow unauthorized parties view any Customer Source Code.

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