The following terms and conditions govern all use of the Gravity Forms Community Forums website and all content, services and products available at or through the Community Forums website, including, but not limited to, Forum Software and Hosting service (“Hosting”), (taken together, the Website). The Website is owned and operated by Rocketgenius, Inc. (“Rocketgenius”). The Website is offered subject to your acceptance without modification of all of the terms and conditions contained herein and all other operating rules, policies (including, without limitation, Privacy Policy and Community Guidelines) and procedures that may be published from time to time on this Site by Rocketgenius (collectively, the “Agreement”).

Please read this Agreement carefully before accessing or using the Website. By accessing or using any part of the web site, you agree to become bound by the terms and conditions of this agreement. If you do not agree to all the terms and conditions of this agreement, then you may not access the Website or use any services. If these terms and conditions are considered an offer by Rocketgenius, acceptance is expressly limited to these terms. The Website is available only to individuals who are at least 13 years old.

1. Purpose

The Gravity Forms Community Discussion Forums are made available by Rocketgenius, Inc. (hereafter, Rocketgenius) for general discussion regarding the setup, configuration, use and capabilities of Gravity Forms and Gravity Forms’ official and third party add-ons.

Although we do monitor and occasionally respond to posts in the Forums, this is not an official support forum. Gravity Forms support can only be obtained via our official support channels.

Please see our privacy policy for more detailed information on our privacy & data policies.

Rocketgenius makes these Forums available for your use on this web site subject to the terms and conditions set forth in this document. By accessing this web site and the Discussion Forums contained herein, you agree to the Terms of Use. Rocketgenius may change the Terms of Use any time. Please read this page carefully before using our Forums.

2. Services

Optional Hosting, Licensing and Support services may be provided by Rocketgenius under the terms and conditions for each such service. By signing up for a Hosting/Support, License or Support services account, you agree to abide by such terms and conditions.

3. Your Gravity Forms Community Forums Account

If you create an account on the Community Forums Website, you are responsible for maintaining the security of your account and you are fully responsible for all activities that occur under the account. You must immediately notify Rocketgenius of any unauthorized uses of your account or any other breaches of security. Rocketgenius will not be liable for any acts or omissions by you, including any damages of any kind incurred as a result of such acts or omissions.

4. Responsibility of Contributors

We encourage users to link to content rather than posting it in its entirety, unless you are the copyright holder or have permission from the copyright holder. If you post material to the Website, post links on the Website, or otherwise make (or allow any third party to make) material available by means of the Website (any such material, “Content”), You are entirely responsible for the content of, and any harm resulting from, that Content. That is the case regardless of whether the Content in question constitutes text, graphics, an audio file, or computer software. By making Content available, you represent and warrant that:

  • the downloading, copying and use of the Content will not infringe the proprietary rights, including but not limited to the copyright, patent, trademark or trade secret rights, of any third party;
  • if your employer has rights to intellectual property you create, you have either (i) received permission from your employer to post or make available the Content, including but not limited to any software, or (ii) secured from your employer a waiver as to all rights in or to the Content;
  • you have fully complied with any third-party licenses relating to the Content, and have done all things necessary to successfully pass through to end users any required terms;
  • the Content does not contain or install any viruses, worms, malware, Trojan horses or other harmful or destructive content;
  • the Content is not spam, is not machine- or randomly-generated, and does not contain unethical or unwanted commercial content designed to drive traffic to third party sites or boost the search engine rankings of third party sites, or to further unlawful acts (such as phishing) or mislead recipients as to the source of the material (such as spoofing);
  • the Content is not pornographic, does not contain threats or incite violence, and does not violate the privacy or publicity rights of any third party;
  • your content is not getting advertised via unwanted electronic messages such as spam links on newsgroups, email lists, blogs and web sites, and similar unsolicited promotional methods;
  • your content is not named in a manner that misleads your readers into thinking that you are another person or company; and
  • your link is not a direct link to an executable file or link to a web page that contains suspicious or flagged files;
  • you have, in the case of Content that includes computer code, accurately categorized and/or described the type, nature, uses and effects of the materials, publicly with your content.

5. User Content License

User contributions are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. Without limiting any of those representations or warranties, Rocketgenius has the right (though not the obligation) to, in Rocketgenius’s sole discretion (i) refuse or remove any content that, in Rocketgenius’s reasonable opinion, violates any Rocketgenius policy or is in any way harmful or objectionable, or (ii) terminate or deny access to and use of the Website to any individual or entity for any reason, in Rocketgenius’s sole discretion. Rocketgenius will have no obligation to provide a refund of any amounts previously paid.

6. Removal of Content or Users

Although Rocketgenius does not and cannot review each and every message that is posted and is not responsible for the content of any of these messages, we reserve the right to delete any message, suspend, remove or block a user for any reason whatsoever, above and beyond the acceptable use policies listed herein.

If any user feels that a posted message is objectionable, they are encouraged to flag the message using the built in forum tools. We have the ability to remove objectionable messages and we will make every effort to do so, within a reasonable time frame, if we determine that removal is necessary. This is a manual process, however, so please realize that we may not be able to remove or edit particular messages immediately.

Rocketgenius reserves the right to reveal your identity (or whatever information we know about you) in the event of a complaint or legal action arising from any message posted by you.

7. Responsibility of Website Visitors

Rocketgenius has not reviewed, and cannot review, all of the material, including computer software, posted to the Website, and cannot therefore be responsible for that material’s content, use or effects. By operating the Website, Rocketgenius does not represent or imply that it endorses the material there posted, or that it believes such material to be accurate, useful or non-harmful. You are responsible for taking precautions as necessary to protect yourself and your computer systems from viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and other harmful or destructive content. The Website may contain content that is offensive, indecent, or otherwise objectionable, as well as content containing technical inaccuracies, typographical mistakes, and other errors. The Website may also contain material that violates the privacy or publicity rights, or infringes the intellectual property and other proprietary rights, of third parties, or the downloading, copying or use of which is subject to additional terms and conditions, stated or unstated. Rocketgenius disclaims any responsibility for any harm resulting from the use by visitors of the Website, or from any downloading by those visitors of content there posted.

8. Content Posted on Other Websites

We have not reviewed, and cannot review, all of the material, including computer software, made available through the websites and webpages to which Gravity Forms Community Forums links, and that link to the Gravity Forms Community Forums. Rocketgenius does not have any control over those non-Rocketgenius websites and webpages, and is not responsible for their contents or their use. By linking to a non-rocketgenius.com website or webpage, Rocketgenius does not represent or imply that it endorses such website or webpage. You are responsible for taking precautions as necessary to protect yourself and your computer systems from viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and other harmful or destructive content. Rocketgenius disclaims any responsibility for any harm resulting from your use of non-rocketgenius.com websites and webpages.

9. Copyright Infringement and DMCA Policy

As Rocketgenius asks others to respect its intellectual property rights, it respects the intellectual property rights of others. If you believe that material located on or linked to by rocketgenius.com violates your copyright, and if this website resides in the USA, you are encouraged to notify Rocketgenius in accordance with Rocketgenius’s Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”) Policy. Rocketgenius will respond to all such notices, including as required or appropriate by removing the infringing material or disabling all links to the infringing material. Rocketgenius will terminate a visitor’s access to and use of the Website if, under appropriate circumstances, the visitor is determined to be a repeat infringer of the copyrights or other intellectual property rights of Rocketgenius or others. In the case of such termination, Rocketgenius will have no obligation to provide a refund of any amounts previously paid to Rocketgenius.

10. Intellectual Property

This Agreement does not transfer from Rocketgenius to you any Rocketgenius or third party intellectual property, and all right, title and interest in and to such property will remain (as between the parties) solely with Rocketgenius. Rocketgenius, rocketgenius.com, the Gravity Forms logo, and all other trademarks, service marks, graphics and logos used in connection with rocketgenius.com, Gravity Forms, or the Website are trademarks or registered trademarks of Rocketgenius or Rocketgenius’s licensors. Other trademarks, service marks, graphics and logos used in connection with the Website may be the trademarks of other third parties. Your use of the Website grants you no right or license to reproduce or otherwise use any Rocketgenius or third-party trademarks.

11. Changes

Rocketgenius reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify or replace any part of this Agreement. It is your responsibility to check this Agreement periodically for changes. Your continued use of or access to the Website following the posting of any changes to this Agreement constitutes acceptance of those changes. Rocketgenius may also, in the future, offer new services and/or features through the Website (including, the release of new tools and resources). Such new features and/or services shall be subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement.

12. Termination

Rocketgenius may terminate your access to all or any part of the Website at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice, effective immediately. If you wish to terminate this Agreement or your rocketgenius.com account (if you have one), you may simply discontinue using the Website. All provisions of this Agreement which by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity and limitations of liability.

13. Disclaimer of Warranties

The Website is provided “as is”. Rocketgenius and its suppliers and licensors hereby disclaim all warranties of any kind, express or implied, including, without limitation, the warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. Neither Rocketgenius nor its suppliers and licensors, makes any warranty that the Website will be error free or that access thereto will be continuous or uninterrupted. If you’re actually reading this, here’s a treat. You understand that you download from, or otherwise obtain content or services through, the Website at your own discretion and risk.

14. Limitation of Liability

In no event will Rocketgenius, or its suppliers or licensors, be liable with respect to any subject matter of this agreement under any contract, negligence, strict liability or other legal or equitable theory for: (i) any special, incidental or consequential damages; (ii) the cost of procurement for substitute products or services; (iii) for interruption of use or loss or corruption of data; or (iv) for any amounts that exceed the fees paid by you to Rocketgenius under this agreement during the twelve (12) month period prior to the cause of action. Rocketgenius shall have no liability for any failure or delay due to matters beyond their reasonable control. The foregoing shall not apply to the extent prohibited by applicable law.

15. General Representation and Warranty

You represent and warrant that (i) your use of the Website will be in strict accordance with the Rocketgenius Privacy Policy, Community Guidelines, with this Agreement and with all applicable laws and regulations (including without limitation any local laws or regulations in your country, state, city, or other governmental area, regarding online conduct and acceptable content, and including all applicable laws regarding the transmission of technical data exported from the country in which this website resides or the country in which you reside) and (ii) your use of the Website will not infringe or misappropriate the intellectual property rights of any third party.

16. Indemnification

You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Rocketgenius, its contractors, and its licensors, and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents from and against any and all claims and expenses, including attorneys’ fees, arising out of your use of the Website, including but not limited to your violation of this Agreement.

17. Miscellaneous

This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between Rocketgenius and you concerning the Gravity Forms Community Forums and any other subject matter hereof, and they may only be modified by a written amendment signed by an authorized executive of Rocketgenius, or by the posting by Rocketgenius of a revised version. Except to the extent applicable law, if any, provides otherwise, this Agreement, any access to or use of the Website will be governed by the laws of the state of Virginia, U.S.A., excluding its conflict of law provisions. Except for claims for injunctive or equitable relief or claims regarding intellectual property rights (which may be brought in any competent court without the posting of a bond), any dispute arising under this Agreement shall be finally settled in accordance with the Comprehensive Arbitration Rules of the Judicial Arbitration and Mediation Service, Inc. (“JAMS”) by three arbitrators appointed in accordance with such Rules. The arbitration shall take place in Virginia, in the English language and the arbitral decision may be enforced in any court. The prevailing party in any action or proceeding to enforce this Agreement shall be entitled to costs and attorneys’ fees. If any part of this Agreement is held invalid or unenforceable, that part will be construed to reflect the parties’ original intent, and the remaining portions will remain in full force and effect. A waiver by either party of any term or condition of this Agreement or any breach thereof, in any one instance, will not waive such term or condition or any subsequent breach thereof. You may assign your rights under this Agreement to any party that consents to, and agrees to be bound by, its terms and conditions; Rocketgenius may assign its rights under this Agreement without condition. This Agreement will be binding upon and will inure to the benefit of the parties, their successors and permitted assigns.

This document is CC-BY-SA. It was last updated October 12, 2018.

Originally adapted from the WordPress Terms of Service.

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