OnlineGroups.Net Terms of Service

The following agreement applies to those running and using an OnlineGroups.Net site (the service). The agreement is between you (The User) and OnlineGroups.Net. If The User is a non-business consumer in New Zealand, then The User has all the rights provided by the Consumer Guarantees Act.

Service Levels

  1. OnlineGroups.Net may interrupt service to perform maintenance. OnlineGroups.Net will make a best effort attempt to notify The User of such interruptions.
  2. In the case of unexpected interruption of service, due to system failure, OnlineGroups.Net will provide its best efforts to repair the system as quickly as possible.
  3. OnlineGroups.Net will take all reasonable measures to provide a high level of service, however The User agrees to waive any claim to compensation due to service interruption, whether planned or unplanned, even if the interruption could have been avoided.
  4. The User agrees that OnlineGroups.Net may disable their account or restart services run by The User (at OnlineGroups.Net's option) if OnlineGroups.Net decides that The User is utilising a high level of RAM, CPU, or storage that exceeds the level that is being charged for.
  5. OnlineGroups.Net may provide a backup service as an incidental benefit to their customers. The User agrees that they are ultimately responsible for backing up their own site information, including any data, unless a separate backup agreement with OnlineGroups.Net is in place.
  6. The User agrees that OnlineGroups.Net is not liable for the loss of information due to hardware failure, software failure, misconfiguration, breach of security or any event that is within or beyond the control of OnlineGroups.Net.
  7. For users outside New Zealand, The User agrees that OnlineGroups.Net is not liable for the mis-distribution of information due to hardware failure, software failure, misconfiguration, breach of security or any event within or beyond the control of OnlineGroups.Net.
  8. The User agrees to allow content hosted on OnlineGroups.Net servers to be stored by OnlineGroups.Net in any location OnlineGroups.Net deems reasonable for the purposes of distribution, replication or backup. The User additionally gives OnlineGroups.Net licence to store content for the purpose of backup even after The User no longer holds an account.
  9. The User agrees to be the primary source of support for the members of any groups that The User administers.
  10. The User agrees to use the group "OnlineGroups.Net Administrators" as the primary source of support for the service.
  11. OnlineGroups.Net reserves the right to change these terms of service at any time, without notice.

Limitation of Liability

IF THE USER IS A BUSINESS, OR OUTSIDE NEW ZEALAND, THEN THE SERVICES ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS AND THE USER'S USE OF THE SERVICES IS AT THEIR OWN RISK. ONLINEGROUPS.NET DOES NOT MAKE, AND HEREBY DISCLAIMS, ANY AND ALL OTHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, AND TITLE, AND ANY WARRANTIES ARISING FROM A COURSE OF DEALING, USAGE OR TRADE PRACTICE. ONLINEGROUPS.NET DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE SERVICES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, ERROR-FREE, OR COMPLETELY SECURE.