Terms Of Use

Ownership and Use of Content

As a user of this site (whether as a subscriber or not) you agree that its content, including software, photos, text, icons, video, graphics, music, sounds, images, and other materials is the property of the owners of this site or the owners of any software used in this site. Further, you acknowledge any and all copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents, or other proprietary rights and laws under which the content and mechanisms of our service are provided.

You may use the content of this site only as expressly authorised in this site.

You may not transfer, sell, reproduce, modify, distribute, display, incorporate into another web site, or generate derivative works from its content without the prior written express consent of the owners of this site.

Your Obligations

Before subscribing to our service, you acknowledge that you have read and accept all the terms you are reading here. They are a legally binding agreement between you and the owners of Half Moon Cards.

You may not use this site if you are not able to form legally binding contracts.

While using this site, you will not:

  • send spam ecards (including but not limited to ecards to unknown business prospects).
  • contact or keep on contacting anyone through our service who has asked not to be contacted;
  • send ecards or mail which contain defamatory, derogatory, offensive or libelous statements or that are obscene, threatening, abusive, hateful, sexually explicit to the extent that would constitute unlawful use, or which contain any statement that would be unlawful under the laws of the United States or of the United Kingdom;
  • send ecards or mail with the intent or purpose of inducing others to fall victim to a scam or with the intent of conspiring to commit a crime;
  • send ecards or mail that advertise any service or the sale of any item the provision or sale of which is prohibited by the law of the country from which the ecard or mail emanates or to which it is sent;
  • impersonate or falsely claim or misrepresent yourself to be any other person, body, or entity;
  • breach any laws, including but without limitation infringing the copyright, trade mark, or other rights of third parties.
  • distribute viruses or any other technologies that may harm Half Moon Cards, us or the interests or property of Half Moon Cards users including sending mail with the intention or effect of overloading, “flooding”, “spamming”, “mailbombing” or “crashing” this site;
  • except as expressly allowed by this site – copy, modify, or distribute the copyrighted works or trade marks of Half Moon Cards or other content from this site, without our prior written express consent;
  • harvest or otherwise collect information about users, including email addresses, without their express consent;
  • use any robot, spider, scraper, or other automated means to access this site for any purpose without our prior written express consent, nor bypass any measures we may use to prevent or restrict access to this site;
  • attempt to decipher, decompile, disassemble, or reverse engineer any of the software comprising or in any way making up a part of this site;
  • take any action that imposes or may impose an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure, in the assessment of which the considered judgement of the owners of this site shall be final and binding.

You agree that you will only use this site in accordance with these Terms Of Use and you will indemnify us and compensate us in full for any losses or costs (including reasonable legal fees) we incur arising from any breach by you of these Terms Of Use or arising out of your violation of the rights of any third party through this website.

Using This Site As A Subscriber

As a subscriber, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your information including your account password. You are responsible for all uses of your information you have revealed to others and whether or not you have authorised such others to use this site. You agree to immediately notify us of any unauthorised use of your subscription.

As a subscriber, you agree not to transfer your subscription to another party or share the same, without our prior express written consent.

The Limits Of Our Responsibility

We shall attempt to deliver all valid ecards from you that meet these terms of use. You will not hold us responsible for the late delivery or non-delivery of any ecard to any recipient or of any notification to you however caused or for any consequences of any late delivery or non-delivery.

We do not warrant that this site will operate free of error or that this site and its servers are free of computer viruses or other harmful mechanisms.

If you are a subscriber, we do not warrant that we will maintain the information recorded by you in your account. Therefore, you are advised to maintain additional email and other information about your contacts and recipients in your own records off-site.

We do not endorse the contents of any communications by subscribers or other users or assume responsibility for any threatening, libelous, obscene, harassing, or offensive material contained in such communications; any infringement of third-party intellectual property rights arising out of them; or any crime facilitated thereby.

This site, including the Blog, may contain links to other web sites that we like. If you follow those links, be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these other web sites.

Our Rights And Remedies

Without limiting other remedies, we may issue you with warnings, limit, suspend, or terminate our services and your account(s), restrict your access to, and your activities on, this site if we think that you are creating problems (including, without limitation, by harassing the owners of Half Moon Cards or other users or exposing us or another user of our services to financial loss or legal liability or if we think you are acting inconsistently within the letter or spirit of these terms and conditions.

Becoming a subscriber of this site does not intend to and does not create any agency, partnership, joint venture, employee-employer, or franchisor-franchisee relationship.

Notices

Notices to us shall be sent using the form on the Contact page on this site or to the email address or the physical address stated on the Privacy Policy page.

We shall send notices to you by email to the address you used when you sent ecards or if you are a subscriber then to the address you gave when you became a subscriber. Or, if you have subsequently updated such information in your account, to such email address as is current.

Revisions To Our Terms Of Use

You agree that we may modify these terms and conditions by publishing them on this website. We shall notify you by email of any substantive changes and the revised terms and conditions shall become effective seven days after publication unless you expressly accept the revised terms and conditions earlier by advising us in response to our notification to you. Your express acceptance or your continued use of this website after the end of the notice period of seven days shall constitute your acceptance to be bound by the modified terms and conditions.

Terms Of Use In Relation To Our Privacy Policy

By accepting our terms and conditions during the process of becoming a subscriber or by using this site, you expressly consent to the collection, storage, use, and disclosure of your personal information by our service as described in our Privacy Policy.

Governing Law And Dispute Resolution

In the event of a dispute you agree to submit to the jurisdiction of the UK courts.