Last Modified: October 2022
The Stavvy services is an Internet-based technology platform that allows users to participate in remote electronic signing, remote online notarization services, and other transactions (the “Service”). Access to the Service and completion of a transaction by using the Service may include one or more of the following steps: (i) you provide requested biographical information and a valid email address; (ii) you create a unique password; (iii) you respond to a series of questions that allows us to confirm your identity and/or upload a copy of your government-issued photo identification; (iv) you provide your signature on a document; (v) your use of the Services is on-line and recorded, and may include notaries public and other signatories; (vi) if a document must be notarized, the notary may ask questions, review your identification, witness your signature, then provide a notarial seal; (vii) you download the notarized document. In the event that your identity cannot be confirmed, or you are unable or unwilling to complete the process to properly notarize your document, or the live notary determines, in his or her sole discretion, not to proceed with the notarial process, your session will be terminated.
STAVVY, INC. DOES NOT PROVIDE LEGAL SERVICES OR ADVICE. THE WEBSITE DOES NOT CONTAIN LEGAL ADVICE. ALL USERS MUST PERFORM THEIR OWN LEGAL DUE DILIGENCE CONCERNING USE OF THE SERVICES. STAVVY, INC. IS NOT A LENDER, TITLE COMPANY OR NOTARY PUBLIC AND DOES NOT PROVIDE NOTARIAL SERVICES TO USERS.
USER CONDUCT AND RESPONSIBILITIES
This Website is offered and available to authorized users who are 18 years of age or older and have authority and legal capacity to sign legal documents. By using this Website, you agree to such eligibility requirements and represent and warrant that you meet them.
In addition, you agree that, while using the Website, you shall not:
engage in or encourage conduct that would violate any applicable law or regulation, infringe upon any intellectual property, proprietary, privacy, moral, publicity or other rights of ours or of any other person or entity;
sublicense, resell, or transfer any of your usage or access rights to the Services;
bypass or breach any security device or protection of the Services;
use the Services in any manner to which you do not have legal authority or that otherwise creates a security or privacy risk for any other person or entity;
submit, post, email, display, transmit or otherwise make available through or introduce to the Service any material that contains a software virus, worm, spyware, Trojan horse, robot, spider, site search/retrieval application or other computer code, file or program designed to interrupt, impair, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment;
modify, disrupt, impair, alter or interfere with the use, features, function, operation or maintenance of the Service or the rights or use or enjoyment of the Service by any other user;
impersonate any person or entity or falsely state or otherwise represent your affiliation with a person, or entity;
forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any content transmitted on, through or in connection with the Service;
solicit passwords or personal identifying information for commercial or unlawful purposes from other users or engage in spamming, flooding, harvesting of email addresses or other personal information, “spidering”, “screen scraping”, “phishing”, “database scraping”, or any other activity with the purposes of obtaining lists of other users or other information;
modify, reverse engineer, decompile or disassemble any part of the Service, whether in whole or in part, or create any derivative works from any part of the Service, or encourage, assist or authorize any other person to do so;
(k) access and use the Services in order to (i) build a product or service competitive with them or (ii) copy any ideas, features, functions or graphics of the Services; or
modify, or attempt to modify, any document or transaction executed through the Services after it has been executed.
You also agree not to export or re- export the Services except in full compliance with all United States laws, rules, decrees, regulations, and executive orders, including without limitation the Export Administration Regulation of the U.S. Department of Commerce and the sanctions programs administered by the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) of the U.S. Department of the Treasury. Without limitation of the foregoing Services may not be exported or re-exported into (or to a legal permanent resident of) any country to which the United States embargoes goods or to anyone on the United States Treasury Department's list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons or the U.S. Commerce Department's Denied Persons List.
You are responsible for obtaining and maintaining any equipment and ancillary services needed or used to connect to, access or otherwise use the Services, including, without limitation, modems, hardware, servers, software, operating systems, networking, web servers and related information, and the like (collectively “Requisites”). You are responsible for the safety and security of the Requisites in all respects, and you waive any claim against Stavvy for the safety or security of the Requisites. In addition, by using the Service, you consent to our methods of identification, authentication, signing, verifying, recording, transmitting, sharing and storing information. Prior to using the Services, you must also consent to our E-Sign Consent to Use Electronic Records, Signatures and Audio-Visual Recordings.
ACCESS TO WEBSITE
You are responsible for both:
- Making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to the Website.
If you choose, or are provided with, a user name, password, or any other piece of information as part of our security or access procedures, you must treat such information as confidential, and you must not disclose it to any other person or entity. You also acknowledge that your account is personal to you and agree not to provide any other person with access to this Website or portions of it using your user name, password, or other security information. You agree to notify us immediately of any unauthorized access to or use of your user name or password or any other breach of security. You also agree to ensure that you exit from your account at the end of each session. You should use particular caution when accessing your account from a public or shared computer so that others are not able to view or record your password or other personal information.
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
The Website and its entire contents, features, and functionality (including but not limited to all information, software, text, displays, images, video, and audio, and the design, selection, and arrangement thereof) are owned by the Company, its licensors, or other providers of such material and are protected by United States and international copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, and other intellectual property or proprietary rights laws. You may not use any such intellectual property without the express written consent of the Company. You must not reproduce, distribute, modify, create derivative works of, publicly display, publicly perform, republish, download, store, or transmit any of the material on our Website, except as follows:
- Your computer may temporarily store copies of such materials in RAM incidental to your accessing and viewing those materials;
- You may store files that are automatically cached by your Web browser for display enhancement purposes; and
- You may print or download documents related to transactions in which you participate by using the Services.
You must not:
- Modify copies of any materials from this Website.
- Use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences, or any graphics separately from the accompanying text.
- Delete or alter any copyright, trademark, or other proprietary rights notices from copies of materials from this site.
If you wish to make any use of material on the Website other than that set out in this section, please address your request to email@example.com.
MONITORING AND ENFORCEMENT; TERMINATION
If you violate these Terms, we have the right to:
- Take appropriate legal action, including without limitation, referral to law enforcement, for any illegal or unauthorized use of the Website.
Without limiting the foregoing, we have the right to cooperate fully with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing us to disclose the identity or other information of anyone disclosing information through the Website. YOU WAIVE AND HOLD HARMLESS THE COMPANY AND ITS LICENSEES, AND SERVICE PROVIDERS FROM ANY CLAIMS RESULTING FROM ANY ACTION TAKEN BY THE COMPANY DURING, OR TAKEN AS A CONSEQUENCE OF, INVESTIGATIONS BY SUCH PARTIES OR LAW ENFORCEMENT AUTHORITIES.
RELIANCE ON INFORMATION POSTED
The information presented on or through the Website is made available solely for general information purposes. We do not warrant the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of this information. Any reliance you place on such information is strictly at your own risk. We disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by you or any other visitor to the Website, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.
PRIVACY OF YOUR INFORMATION
LINKING TO THE WEBSITE AND SOCIAL MEDIA FEATURES
You may link to stavvy.com homepage, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval, or endorsement on our part without our express written consent.
This Website may provide certain social media features that enable you to:
- Link from your own or certain third-party websites to certain content on this Website.
- Send emails or other communications with certain content, or links to certain content, on this Website.
- Cause limited portions of content on this Website to be displayed or appear to be displayed on your own or certain third-party websites.
You may use these features solely as they are provided by us and solely with respect to the content they are displayed with. Subject to the foregoing, you must not:
- Establish a link from any website that is not owned by you.
- Cause the Website or portions of it to be displayed on, or appear to be displayed by, any other site, for example, framing, deep linking, or in-line linking.
- Link to any part of the Website other than the homepage.
You agree to cooperate with us in causing any unauthorized framing or linking immediately to stop. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice. We may disable all or any social media features and any links at any time without notice at our discretion.
LINKS FROM THE WEBSITE AND THIRD PARTY PRODUCTS
If the Website contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links and resources are provided for your convenience only. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them. If you decide to access any third party websites linked to this Website, you do so entirely at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use for such websites.
Stavvy is based in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States. The Website is intended for use only by persons located in the United States. We make no claims that use of or access to the Website, any of its content, are accessible, legal or appropriate outside of the United States. If you access the Website from outside the United States, you do so on your own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws and agree to hold us harmless for such compliance. Users in the European Union and other countries outside the United States understand and consent to the processing of their personal information in the United States.
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
You understand that we cannot and do not guarantee or warrant that files available for downloading from the internet or the Website will be free of viruses or other destructive code. You are responsible for implementing sufficient procedures and checkpoints to satisfy your particular requirements for anti-virus protection and accuracy of data input and output, and for maintaining a means external to our site for any reconstruction of any lost data. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PROVIDED BY LAW, WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE CAUSED BY A DISTRIBUTED DENIAL-OF-SERVICE ATTACK, VIRUSES, OR OTHER TECHNOLOGICALLY HARMFUL MATERIAL THAT MAY INFECT YOUR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT, COMPUTER PROGRAMS, DATA, OR OTHER PROPRIETARY MATERIAL DUE TO YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE OR TO YOUR DOWNLOADING OF ANY MATERIAL POSTED ON IT, OR ON ANY WEBSITE LINKED TO IT. YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE, ITS CONTENT, AND ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. THE WEBSITE, ITS CONTENT, AND ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS, WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, NEITHER THE COMPANY NOR ANYONE ASSOCIATED WITH THE COMPANY REPRESENTS OR WARRANTS THAT THE WEBSITE, ITS CONTENT, OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE WILL BE ACCURATE, RELIABLE, ERROR-FREE, OR UNINTERRUPTED, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, THAT OUR SITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS, OR THAT THE WEBSITE OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE WILL OTHERWISE MEET YOUR NEEDS OR EXPECTATIONS. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PROVIDED BY LAW, THE COMPANY HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, STATUTORY, OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT, AND FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE. THE FOREGOING DOES NOT AFFECT ANY WARRANTIES THAT CANNOT BE EXCLUDED OR LIMITED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.
IN NO EVENT WILL STAVVY BE LIABLE IN CONNECTION WITH THESE TERMS OR THE SERVICES UNDER ANY LEGAL OR EQUITABLE THEORY, INCLUDING BREACH OF CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), STRICT LIABILITY, AND OTHERWISE, FOR ANY: (a) CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, EXEMPLARY, SPECIAL, ENHANCED, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES; (b) INCREASED COSTS, DIMINUTION IN VALUE OR LOST BUSINESS, PRODUCTION, REVENUES, OR PROFITS; (c) LOSS OF GOODWILL OR REPUTATION; (d) USE, INABILITY TO USE, LOSS, INTERRUPTION, DELAY, OR RECOVERY OF ANY DATA, OR BREACH OF DATA OR SYSTEM SECURITY; OR (e) COST OF REPLACEMENT GOODS OR SERVICES, IN EACH CASE REGARDLESS OF WHETHER STAVVY WAS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH LOSSES OR DAMAGES OR SUCH LOSSES OR DAMAGES WERE OTHERWISE FORESEEABLE. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, IN NO EVENT WILL STAVVY'S AGGREGATE LIABILITY ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THESE TERMS OR YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES UNDER ANY LEGAL OR EQUITABLE THEORY, INCLUDING BREACH OF CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), STRICT LIABILITY, AND OTHERWISE EXCEED $100.
If you send any communications or materials to Stavvy by mail, email, telephone, or otherwise, suggesting or recommending changes to the Website, including without limitation, new features or functionality relating thereto, or any comments, questions, suggestions, or the like ("Feedback"), Stavvy is free to use such Feedback without restriction. You hereby assign to Stavvy all right, title, and interest in, and Stavvy is free to use, without any attribution or compensation to any party, any ideas, know-how, concepts, techniques, or other intellectual property rights contained in the Feedback, for any purpose whatsoever, although Stavvy is not required to use any Feedback.
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The Website is operated by Stavvy, Inc., 101 Federal Street, 24th Floor, Boston, Massachusetts 02110. If you have any questions or concerns, you may also contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.