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1. Terms Of Use

Through the access, viewing, download and/or submission of any content or material on or related to the services provided, you agree to these Terms and Conditions of use, as they pertain to a legally binding agreement between any User, ObitTree and National Obituary Registry without limitation.The term "User" refers throughout these Terms and Conditions to anyone who accesses, views, downloads and/or submits any content or material on or related to the "Services" provided by ObitTree and/or National Obituary Registry. The term "Services" refers to any content, link, transaction, record or information that is viewed, posted, searched or used by the "User", as that term is defined under these terms and conditions. If you do not agree with these Terms of Use, then you may not use the Services provided by ObitTree and/or National Obituary Registry. By agreeing with these Terms of Use, you agree that each and every time you access National Obituary or use the Services, you will be subject to the then-current Terms of Use.

2. User Conduct

By agreeing to the Terms of Use you agree that your use of the Services is subject to any and every applicable local, state, provincial, national and international laws and regulations. You also agree to not use the Services for illegal purposes, use the Services for any commercial activities or purpose and not to host, submit content or use the Services without the consent of a parent, guardian or educational supervisor if you are under the age of 13 or are considered a minor. In addition, you are forbidden from copying any content, including death notices, for republication in any other newspaper, publication or content resource, whether print or on-line. Each and every User is also forbidden from creating or maintaining content in connection with the Services for or with any commercial purpose or to benefit any party other than ObitTree including but not limited to the purchase, acquisition, designation or choice of a website name, title, address or URL for commercial purpose, depriving any family member or friend of a deceased person from establishing or using the Services in the name of the deceased and linking to any website without the expressed permission of ObitTree.

No User may attempt to gain unauthorized access to other computer systems through our website, use the Services for chain letters, junk mail, spamming or the distribution of any content not prescribed through the Terms of Use. In conclusion, any User is forbidden from uploading, transmitting or posting any harmful material that is either illegal, harmful, disruptive or relating to destructive files. Agreeance to both the Terms of Use and User Conduct prevents you from interfering in any way, disrupt or otherwise harm or violate the security of the Services, any User account or passwords, ObitTree servers or networks connected to, extending but not limited to our partner newspapers, funeral homes and any other organization partnered with ObitTree.

3. Content

Due to the nature of the Services that allow content to be posted, uploaded, transmitted, displayed, published and distributed, including but not limited to comments, information, images, videos, lyrics, illustrations, articles, audio files, poems and any other forms of multimedia content, any User is forbidden from submitting any material that is profane, abusive, sexually explicit, hateful, defamatory, threatening, false misleading or fraudulent in nature. Additionally, all attacks on any User or person that are sexual, racial, biased, hateful or could otherwise be generally considered to be in poor taste are absolutely prohibited by ObitTree. All users are there in by restricted from unfairly interfering with any third party's uninterrupted enjoyment of the Services or disclosing any information that can be considered to be personal identifying information relating to any other User. No User, extending to the content involved with their use of the Services, can infringe on any copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret or any other intellectual property relating to the Use of ObitTree.

No user is permitted to submit any material that is harmful to or inappropriate for minors to view, discloses any information relating to or any multimedia content containing a minor without consent of a parent guardian or educational supervisor, including but limited to death notices, comments or any other form of content as it pertains to ObitTree and the Terms of Use. By agreeing to these terms you acknowledge that ObitTree does not control and is not responsible for user-generated content or any material submitted to the Services. In addition, neither National Obituary Registry or ObitTree supports, confirms or endorses that any information found in or provided by the Services is accurate, up to date, complete or in compliance with the most current Terms of Use.

ObitTree and National Obituary Registry, separately and together, reserves the right, without obligation, responsibility or duty to, review, refuse to post, edit or remove entirely any content or material that contradicts or infringes upon the Terms of Use. ObitTree also reserves the right to remove or edit any content or material available through or submitted to the Services without any reason whatsoever, in its absolute and sole discretion. Under the Terms of Use, you also agree and acknowledge that the Services and content provided through the Services may contain proprietary information that is protected by intellectual property laws and any pertinent law or regulations and may not be used except as stipulated by the most current Terms of Use.

ObitTree and National obituary Registry forbid any party, group, User, organization, website or third-party company from scraping, reusing, redistributing, republishing or assuming ownership of any Content as defined by the most current Terms of Use. Please refer to the content scraping/content ownership Terms and Conditions as outlined below.

4. Content Scraping/Content Ownership

Any content found, posted, displayed, published, uploaded, transmitted, including but not limited to comments, information, images, videos, lyrics, illustrations, articles, audio files, poems and any other forms of multimedia content pertaining to or as part of or in association with website content, obituary content, funeral home website content or that of any third-party firm or software is prohibited from being scraped, reused, republished or redistributed. Any such scraping may not be done without expressed written permission of ObitTree and/or National Obituary Registry. Any scraping, reuse, republishing or redistribution of any such content will be met with legal action including but not limited to litigation, prosecution or any other legal action deemed to be necessary by National Obituary Registry or ObitTree.

5. Liability

In no event and at no time shall ObitTree be liable for any incidental or consequential damages, or any loss whatsoever, either indirect or direct, resulting from any action, negligence, in connection with the Use, the Services, inability to use and performance of those Services as outlined in the Terms of Use. In addition, ObitTree is not responsible or liable for any damages that may occur on any device or equipment used to access, upload, view, post or Use the content, material, website of either ObitTree or any third party partner. ObitTree assumes no responsibility or liability for the damage caused, either directly or indirectly, by any information, content, material or transmission that is slanderous, libel, fraudulent, dated, false or misleading.

6. Commissions & Profit Sharing

Any User who by definition is a funeral home, association or supporting third-party organization designated as a registrant or partner by ObitTree Inc. is eligible to receive commissions through the profit sharing structure of the The profit sharing structure can fluctuate at any time and reserves the right to withhold any commissions, while the beneficiary is identified, cleared, verified or within reasonable discretion. As such, no standard rates apply to the commission structure for which eligible Users are entitled, through their registration, to participate.

All commissions received, paid or distributed by ObitTree Inc. can be used as credit toward a variety of purposes, including but not limited to technology costs, association membership fees, donations and cash withdrawals. ObitTree Inc. reserves the right to update, remove or modify any of these options, at any time. Eligible Users are responsible for monitoring his or her own account balance, credit history, commissions or any other administrative duties pertaining to their registration, herein, with the National Obituary Registry, and ObitTree Inc.

7. Account Termination & Cancellation

Any User, as defined by the Terms of Use may cancel an account, change and/or terminate their password, account and/or use of the Service, with or without cause, at any time upon providing written notice, either in print or online, effective immediately. Upon termination of an account, the privileges of Use and subscription to the Service are immediately revoked and any ability to Use immediately ceases. In turn, ObitTree assumes the right to at anytime, with or without reason, to suspend, cancel, transfer or terminate any account, any User and/or use of any Services or access to the Service. Upon termination or expiration of an account, any further access to any content or materials submitted or accessed by the User. These Terms of Use apply to any User, account or third party that includes but is not limited to memorial websites, Newspapers, individuals, groups, businesses, organizations, sponsors or hosts.

8. Account Password & Security

Use of ObitTree, National Obituary Registry and any Services therein, as outlined under the Terms of Use, may require a password and personal information that is considered to be confidential. Any User is responsible for the security of this password and in turn, the overall security of the personal information supplied to ObitTree, or any related Services by that User. ObitTree is not responsible or liable for any loss or damage incurred by any User or account that has been compromised by failure to secure any password, personal information or compromising account information resulting in such damage.

9. Links

ObitTree offers opportunities for third-party companies, partners, Newspapers, organizations, funeral homes and individuals to link to other website if and only when those links comply with the current Terms of Use. ObitTree and has no control, and assumes no responsibility for any third-party website pages, content or any experience resulting from use of, through or otherwise, those websites. Any commercial reference, advertisement or marketing content accessed through any third-party website is not endorsed by ObitTree, unless expressed otherwise.

10. Trademarks and are registered trademarks of These trademarks, websites, logos, names, used on or in connection with the Services or any third-party software may not be used in any connection with any commercial product or service that is not under ObitTree's ownership or control without the expressed, written consent of ObitTree and/or National Obituary Registry.

11. Modification Services

ObitTree reserves the right, in its sole discretion and without any legal limitation, to suspend, modify, discontinue, cancel or withhold entirely at anytime, with or without notice, any products or services as outlined in the most current Terms of Use. This extends but is not limited to access through ObitTree to any content, material or submissions by third party partners or authorized users as defined in the most current Terms of Use.

12. Third Party Software

If any User chooses to download, access, view or submit any content or material to any third party software that ObitTree makes available in connection, either directly or indirectly, with the Services, that User may have to agree to the terms and conditions administered by that third party provider, partner or affiliated firm. If you choose not to agree with the terms of such software or these Terms of Use then do not download the software.

13. General

These Terms of Use predicate the conduct, responsibility and liability of any User or Users as it relates to the Services, trademarks and Use of ObitTree and any affiliated third-party company, newspaper, website, software, individual or organization. By extension, the language in these Terms of Use shall be interpreted in accordance with fair meaning and shall not be explicitly or strictly interpreted in favor of any particular User or ObitTree. For the purpose or purposes of providing notice of termination, transfer of rights or cancellation of the Services, contact ObitTree.