Xstreet SL Terms of Service|
Last revised 2009-01-20
1: Agreement. This Agreement is a contract between you and Linden Research, Inc. ("Linden Lab") and applies to
your use of the Xstreet SL service available through www.xstreetsl.com (the "Service"). You understand and agree
that the Service is provided on an AS IS and AS AVAILABLE basis. Linden Lab disclaims all responsibility and
liability for the availability, timeliness, security or reliability of the Service. Linden Lab also reserves the
right to modify, suspend or discontinue the Service with or without notice at any time and without any liability to
you. To the extent that you access Second Life, you agree that the Second
2: Account restrictions.
2.1: Eligibility. This Agreement must be completed, understood and agreed to by an adult of at least 18 years of age
who holds a Second Life Account in good standing. If you are not yet 18 or do not
hold an active Second Life Account, you do not have permission to create an Account
or use the Service. By accepting this agreement you represent that you are an adult 18 years of age or older.
2.2: Obligations. In consideration of use of the Service, you agree to: (a) provide true, accurate, current, and
complete information about yourself as prompted by the registration form; and (b) to maintain and update this information to
keep it true, accurate, current, and complete. If any information provided by you is untrue, inaccurate, not current, or
incomplete, Linden Lab has the right to terminate your Account and refuse any and all current and/or future use of
3.1: Commissions and Prepay Services. Linden Lab charges fees for some activities of the Service. A current
and complete listing of fees is available on the Fee
Schedule page. By accepting this agreement you represent that you agree to the fees and policies stated in the Fee Schedule.
3.2: Recurring Charges for Prepaid Services. All recurring charges are payable in advance. All billing periods start
and end according to the date the Prepaid Service is initiated. The billing period length for each Prepaid Service is listed
in the Fee Schedule.
3.3: Pricing. Linden Lab may change its pricing and/or payment structure at any time.
4: Payments in US Dollars.
4.1: Government Fees. You agree to pay all applicable taxes or fees imposed by any government entity in connection with your use of the
4.2: Ownership of Funds. Payments made under this Agreement are only for use by you and may not be transferred to any third party unless
expressly authorized in writing by Linden Lab.
4.3: Violation of Agreement. Linden Lab reserves the right to withhold payment or charge back your account due to any violation of this
Agreement by you, pending Linden Lab's reasonable investigation of any violation of this Agreement by you.
5: User-Supplied Content.
5.1: User-Supplied Website Content. You understand that information available to you through the Service may
include information, data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages, or any other materials
whatsoever (collectively, "Content") that are unedited, sexually explicit, or offensive to you and that your access to
such materials is at your own risk. Linden Lab hereby disclaims any responsibility for or control over all
Content, and you acknowledge that Linden Lab is in no way liable and you will not hold Linden Lab liable for any other
users' Content or conduct involving this Service.
5.2: Right to Refuse Content. Linden Lab reserves the right (but not the obligation) to refuse or delete any
Content that it reasonably considers to violate any provision of this Agreement or the Second Life Terms of Service or
Community Standards, or to be otherwise illegal or violate the rights or any other person or entity.
5.3: Right of Editorial Discretion. Linden Lab reserves the right to modify any Content that it reasonably considers to
violate any provision of this Agreement for the purpose of bringing it into compliance with this Agreement.
5.4: License. When you submit Content, you remain the original copyright holder. However in doing so you also grant
Linden Lab a non-exclusive, world-wide, royalty-free, sublicensable right to exercise the copyright, publicity, and database rights
you have in the Content. These rights allow us to promote, sell, and distribute your Content.
6: User Conduct.
6.1: User Conduct. You agree not to upload, post, email, or otherwise transmit through the Service: (a) any
unlawful, harassing, libelous, privacy invading, abusive, threatening, harmful, vulgar, obscene, indecent, tortuous, or
otherwise objectionable Content of any kind; (b) any Content that violates the rights of another, including, but not
limited to, the intellectual property rights of another; (c) any Content that violates any applicable local, state,
national, or international law or regulation or the Second Life Terms of Service or Community Standards (posted at
secondlife.com); or (d) unsolicited or unauthorized advertisements, promotional
materials, "junk mail," "spam," "chain letters," or other forms of solicitation.
6.2: Misrepresentation. You agree not to defraud or misrepresent yourself, your Content, other members, or
their Content through use of the Service.
6.3: Marketplace Listing Guidelines. You agree to comply with the policies stated in the Listing Guidelines for any listings
you post in the Marketplace.
6.4: Adult Content. YOU AGREE THAT YOU WILL POST OR UPLOAD ADULT CONTENT ONLY IN AREAS WHERE IT IS CLEARLY
VISIBLE THAT YOU CAN SPECIFY CONTENT AS "Adult" AND THAT YOU WILL MARK ANY CONTENT WHICH FALLS UNDER THE Adult Guidelines AS "Adult".
7: Interruption or Change of Service. Linden Lab, at its sole discretion, may modify or revise these terms
and conditions and policies at any time, and you agree to be bound by such modifications or revisions. If you do not accept and
abide by this Agreement, you may not use the Service. Nothing in this Agreement shall be deemed to confer any third party
rights or benefits.
8: Termination. You agree Linden Lab may (in its sole discretion) immediately delete your Account and all related
information, communications, and files, and may bar any further access to such account, communications, files, or the Service.
You also acknowledge and agree that termination of any of Service may be effected without prior notice.
9: Unauthorized Transactions
9.1: Linden Lab reserves the right to hold any member's funds, or block exchange of any in-world "Linden Dollar" tokens,
up to 30 days from the time funds are deposited or received, if there is reason to believe said funds may be associated with
one or more fraudulent or unauthorized transactions.
9.2: Linden Lab reserves the right to reverse, charge back, or withhold payment of any transaction that is fraudulent,
illegal or unauthorized. You agree this may affect your account even if you are not directly involved with said
fraudulent transactions. You further agree that Linden Lab shall not be held liable for any damages resulting from actions
taken against fraudulent or unauthorized transactions.
10: Disclaimer of Warranties.
10.1: YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT USE OF THE SERVICE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE SERVICE IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS
10.2: LINDEN LAB EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT
LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
10.3: LINDEN LAB MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT THE SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS OR THAT THE SERVICE WILL BE
UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR FREE; NOR DOES LINDEN LAB MAKE ANY WARRANTY AS TO THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE
OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE SERVICE, OR AS TO THE ACCURACY OR RELIABILITY OF ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED THROUGH THE SERVICE, OR THAT
DEFECTS IN THE SOFTWARE WILL BE CORRECTED.
10.4: YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT ANY INFORMATION, CONTENT, DATA, OR OTHER MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED
THROUGH OR FROM THE SERVICE IS OBTAINED AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK, AND THAT YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY
DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR ANY LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF SUCH MATERIAL OR DATA.
10.5: LINDEN LAB MAKES NO WARRANTY REGARDING ANY GOODS OR SERVICES PURCHASED OR OBTAINED THROUGH OR FROM THE
SERVICE OR ANY TRANSACTIONS ENTERED INTO THROUGH THE SERVICE.
10.6: NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM LINDEN LAB OR THROUGH OR FROM THE
SERVICE, SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED HEREIN.
10.7: SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES, THEREFORE SOME OF THE ABOVE EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT
APPLY TO SOME USERS.
11: Limitation of Liability
11.1: YOU AGREE THAT LINDEN LAB, ITS PARTNERS, AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, SUPPLIERS, LICENSEES
AND DISTRIBUTORS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES
RESULTING FROM THE USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICE, OR FOR COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS AND SERVICES, OR
RESULTING FROM ANY GOODS OR SERVICES PURCHASED OR OBTAINED, OR FROM MESSAGES RECEIVED OR TRANSACTIONS ENTERED INTO THROUGH OR
FROM THE SERVICE, OR RESULTING FROM UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA, INCLUDING, BUT NOT
LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, USE, DATA, OR OTHER INTANGIBLES, EVEN IF LINDEN LAB HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE
POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
11.2: YOU FURTHER AGREE THAT LINDEN LAB SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES ARISING FROM INTERRUPTION, SUSPENSION,
OR TERMINATION OF SERVICE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL CONSEQUENTIAL, OR EXEMPLARY
DAMAGES, WHETHER SUCH INTERRUPTION, SUSPENSION, OR TERMINATION WAS JUSTIFIED OR NOT, NEGLIGENT OR INTENTIONAL, INADVERTENT OR
11.3: You acknowledge that Pursuant to Section 512 of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, Linden Lab has a policy
providing for termination of Service to Account holders who are repeat offenders. However, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT IN
NO EVENT SHALL Linden Lab BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES, WHETHER IN CONTRACT OR TORT, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO,
DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, OR LOST PROFITS OR COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES,
ARISING OUT OF COMPLIANCE OR REASONABLE ATTEMPTS TO: (i) COMPLY WITH UNITED STATES COPYRIGHT ACT; OR (ii) SATISFY REQUIREMENTS
TO QUALIFY FOR THE SAFE HARBORS DESIGNATED IN SECTION 512 OF THE DIGITAL MILLENNIUM COPYRIGHT ACT.
11.4: IN NO EVENT SHALL LINDEN LAB BE LIABLE FOR ANY AND ALL MATTERS RELATING TO THIS AGREEMENT FOR ANY AGGREGATE
AMOUNT IN EXCESS OF $100.
11.5: SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES,
THEREFORE SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO SOME USERS.
12: Copyrights. If you believe that your work is accessible via Xstreet SL in a way that constitutes
copyright infringement, you may notify us with the following information in writing:
- identification of the copyrighted work you claim has been infringed
- a link to the page containing copyrighted work that has been infringed and a description of the nature of the
- name, address, telephone number, and email address of the person making the copyright infringement claim
- inclusion of the following statement:
"I have a good faith belief that use of the copyright materials described above on the allegedly infringing web pages
is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law. I swear, under penalty of perjury, that the
information in the notification is accurate and that I am the copyright owner or am authorized to act on behalf of the
owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed."
- physical signature of the copyright holder or authorized agent (may be in an electronic format such as a scanned document)
The complaint can be submitted to Linden Lab via the following methods:
Via Postal Mail to:
Linden Research, Inc.
Attn: Designated Copyright Agent
945 Battery Street
San Francisco, CA 94111
Alternatively, fax the document to:
On the cover sheet, please write ATTN: DMCA NOTIFICATION
If Linden Lab receives such a claim, Linden Lab reserves the right to refuse or delete Content (in its sole discretion)
or to terminate a member's Account in accordance with Section 7 of this Agreement.
After receiving an infringement claim, Linden Lab will investigate and take appropriate actions under the Digital
Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (DMCA) and any other applicable laws.
The DMCA provides for counter-notification if a member feels he or she is being wrongly accused of copyright
infringement. A written counter-notification letter must be sent including the following information:
- identification of Content that has been removed or disabled by Linden Lab
- name, address, telephone number, and email address of the member
- a statement consenting to the jurisdiction of the Federal District Court (i) in the judicial district where the member's address is located if the
address is in the United States, or (ii) in the Northern District of California (where Linden Lab does business) if the member's
address is located outside the United States. (17 U.S.C. § 512(g)(3))
- inclusion of the following statement:
"I swear, under penalty of perjury, that I have a good faith belief that the item identified above was removed or
disabled as a result of a mistake or the misidentification and is not infringing on copyright."
- physical signature of the member (may be in an electronic format such as a scanned document)
After receiving a counter-notification, Linden Lab will take appropriate actions under the DMCA and any other
In cases where the parties cannot come to agreement on the copyright infringement claim, Linden Lab will take
action as deemed appropriate by the courts.
13: General. This Agreement and the relationship between you and Linden Lab shall be governed by the laws
of the State of California without regard to its conflict of law provisions. You and Linden Lab agree to submit to
the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located within San Francisco County, California. The
failure of Linden Lab
to exercise or enforce any right or provision of this Agreement shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision
of this Agreement is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court
should endeavor to give effect to the parties' intentions as reflected in the provision and rule that the other provisions of
this Agreement remain in full force and effect. You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or
cause of action arising out of or related to use of the Service or this Agreement must be filed within one (1) year after
such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred.