AfterShip Reviews Content Policy
Last Updated: 31 March, 2023
AfterShip Reviews is a Service provided by AfterShip under its Terms of Service which enables online reviews (the “AfterShip Reviews”) for Users who operate an eCommerce website (the “Store”). This Content Policy (this “Policy”) applies to the use of AfterShip Reviews Service provided by AfterShip. The examples described in this Policy are not exhaustive.
Capitalized terms used below but not defined in this Policy have the meanings set forth in Our Terms of Service.
1. AFTERSHIP REVIEWS SERVICE
AfterShip Reviews allows the End-Users to post, upload to or make available reviews on Your Store in the form of information, text, photos, and/or videos ("Content"). The Content is directly available on Your Store and as such, You are solely responsible for said Content including, without limitation, its legality, reliability, appropriateness and compliance with this Policy. AfterShip shall not be responsible or liable for any loss, cost or damage arising in connection with the Content.
2. PROHIBITED CONTENT
By using AfterShip Reviews, User warrants and represents that the Content made available, uploaded or posted by End-Users on or through the Store will comply with the following rules.
a. Content shall not be false, unlawful, misleading, libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, profane, indecent, lewd, suggestive, harassing (or advocates harassment of another person), threatening, offensive, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, abusive, inflammatory, inaccurate, inappropriate, fraudulent or otherwise objectionable.
b. Content shall not constitute mass mailings, spamming, junk mail, chain letters or pyramid schemes.
c. Content shall not be off-topic. Reviews that primarily seek to discuss other topics unrelated to the product or service itself (this includes political or social controversy and attacks on others) are prohibited.
d. Content shall not include call to action or offers for the sale of products or services that are subject to local legal regulations including, but not limited to, alcohol, gambling, tobacco, guns, health and medical devices, regulated pharmaceuticals and adult services.
e. Aside from the username of the End-User posting the review, The Content shall not include personal data of any individual including namely but not exclusively names, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, social security numbers and credit card numbers.
f. The Content shall not be illegal or depict illegal activity including without limitation: (i) photos, videos or any other content that infringes on anyone else’s legal rights, including copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret, or other intellectual, proprietary or privacy right; (ii) content on dangerous or illegal acts (such as rape or human trafficking); (iii) illegal products and services (such as endangered animal products or illegal drugs); (iv) images or videos showing graphic or gratuitous violence or which promote violence.
g. The Content shall not be related to terrorism, such as Content that promotes terrorist acts, incites violence, or celebrates terrorist attacks. We do not permit terrorist organizations to use AfterShip Reviews for any purpose.
h. The Content shall not contain sexually explicit material. The Content shall not sexually exploit children or present them in a sexual manner.
i. The Content shall not be dangerous or derogatory, including Content that: (i) threatens or advocates for harm on oneself or others; (ii) harasses, intimidates or bullies an individual or group of individuals; and (iii) incites hatred against, promotes discrimination of, or disparages an individual or group on the basis of their race or ethnic origin, religion, disability, age, nationality, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or other characteristic that is associated with discrimination or marginalization.
j. The Content shall not include any impersonation of any person/entity or otherwise any misrepresentation.
k. The Content shall be devoid of any conflicts of interest. The Content shall not be written by employees or people with a vested interest in the applicable product or service.
l. The Content shall not include viruses, corrupted data or other harmful, disruptive or destructive files (trojan horses, etc.).
m. The Content shall not include URLs or domain names.
3. AFTERSHIP DISCRETIONARY RIGHT TO REMOVE CONTENT
AfterShip has no obligation to screen, edit or monitor any of the Content made available, uploaded or posted on the Store. Notwithstanding the foregoing, AfterShip shall be entitled, in its sole discretion to remove, screen, translate or edit, without notice, any Content posted or otherwise made available on the Store, at any time, when such Content (i) is not in compliance with this Policy or applicable law, (ii) when the removal is reasonably necessary to safeguard the rights of AfterShip or any other third party; and (iii) for any other reason AfterShip deems reasonable in its entire discretion.
NOTHING IN THIS POLICY OBLIGATES AFTERSHIP TO DISPLAY ON THE STORE ANY CONTENT THAT AFTERSHIP REASONABLY BELIEVES NOT TO BE IN COMPLIANCE WITH THIS POLICY OR APPLICABLE LAW.
User acknowledges that AfterShip Reviews is provided by AfterShip to User and that AfterShip does not have a direct relationship with the End-User.
User represents and warrants that each End-User is legally bound by a User’s content policy or such other legally binding agreement at least as restrictive as this Policy and which prohibits End-User from infringing or otherwise violating (i) this Policy, (ii) any third-party rights and (iii) applicable laws and regulations.