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Acceptable Use Policy

You are independently responsible for complying with all applicable laws in all of your actions related to your use of File Grove's services, regardless of the purpose of the use. In addition, you must adhere to the terms of this Acceptable Use Policy.

File Grove reserves the right to take down or delete any information or material that violates these terms of use, and to deny further use of or access to the products and services of File Grove to anyone who violates these terms of use.

Your Responsibilities:

Files and other content in the Services may be protected by intellectual property rights of others. Please do not copy, upload, download, or share files unless you have the right to do so. You, not File Grove will be fully responsible and liable for what you copy, share, upload, download or otherwise use while using the Services.

You, and not File Grove, are responsible for maintaining and protecting all of your stuff. File Grove will not be liable for any loss or corruption of your stuff, or for any costs or expenses associated with backing up or restoring any of your stuff.

Prohibited Activities:

You may not use the File Grove service for activities that:

  1. Violate any law, statute, ordinance or regulation.
  2. Each user retains all ownership and other rights to all information and materials posted by such user; however, by posting user represents and warrants that he or she is authorized to post such information and materials, and that the posting of such information and materials does not violate any agreement or law. The posting of such information or materials by any user does not, in and of itself, waive user's rights to such information. When posting any information or material, user indemnifies and holds File Grove, its owners, officers, employees, agents and assigns, harmless from any damages, claims or demands whatsoever regarding the information and materials posted.
  3. No user may post any information or material that is obscene, hateful, threatening, or pornographic; that incites violence; or that contains nudity or graphic or gratuitous violence.
  4. No user may bully, intimidate, threaten or harass any other user.
  5. No user may post computer viruses or malicious code.
  6. Users agree to use File Grove for strictly private, non-commercial purposes. Users may not use File Grove to advertise or promote other commercial products, spam other users, or use File Grove to advertise to or promote to other users.
  7. Post, transmit, upload, or display content which contains proprietary or confidential information that you do not have a right to transmit. For example, but not limited to, posting any photos of living individuals without their permission or posting anyone else's email addresses without their consent.
  8. Post or publish any information that you know is false or misleading. For example, but not limited to, impersonating any person or entity, or falsely misrepresenting your affiliation with any person or entity, or falsely claiming an endorsement that you do not have, or misrepresenting that you are an employee or representative of Ancestry or affiliated with the Ancestry family of companies.
  9. Post, transmit or make available advertising, promotional materials, junk mail, chain letters or any other form of solicitation.
  10. Stalk or harass others. For example, but not limited to, using obscene, pornographic, sexually explicit, unlawful, threatening, abusive or vulgar language, or any other action that is hateful racially or ethnically, or is otherwise objectionable.

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