Terms and Conditions
Terms & Conditions
Welcome to our SGCA URL Shortener Website. Continue your surfing and use our website by agreeing the following terms & conditions, other operating rules, policies & procedures that may be published from time to time on the Services. Some services may be incorporated by reference and each of which may be updates from time to time without prior notice to you.
By availing yourself of the Service in any manner (whether as a Visitor, End User, or Publisher), you have to read, understood, and agree to be bound by and comply with the Terms. If at any time you do not agree to these Terms, you should immediately terminate your use of the Service. Unless specifically stated, the term "you" refers to a Visitor, End User, or Publisher and the term “We” refers to the owner of the website.
Once, enter your website link URL, we check the submitted URL and user IP address against blacklists to prevent spam, why because sometimes these blacklists may be operated by third parties. Third Party could easily guess the short URLs that you’re using, so you should not use open URL Shortener in case to link to any sensitive or secure data. Also, keep in mind, anonymous statistics on the shortened URLs you create are not treated as private and will be made available through site.
If in any case, failed to follow all our terms & conditions, we have the rights to remove any of the shortened URLs, which we deem to have violated our terms & conditions. In addition, shortened URLs may be removed retroactively if they later appear on any of the blacklists that Open URL Shortener consults.
To use our SGCA URL shortener website, you have to create an Account with us. Why because, some features of the services are unavailable to unregistered users for boarder access of our site, you must register. In order to register, you must provide an accurate e-mail address and select a username or you can use your account with Facebook, Google or other supported social network.
Keep your Account Safe
You’re solely responsible for the activity that occurs on your account, so keep your account secure. By this way, you’re not permitted to use another account without permission. If in case, any miscellaneous activity persists, you must notify us immediately of any breach of security or other unauthorized use of your account.
SGCA Links- If you comply with our terms & services, you may use the services either for your personal or non-commercial purposes or for your business. If you need a custom alias for your URL, you can also create it.
Link Expiration- Set up an expiration date to disable the URL after the given date.
Password protection- By adding a password, you can protect your links from unauthorized access.
Description- Give the description to your own URL so that you can be used to identify URLs on your account.
Geotarget- Geotarget Your links to redirect visitors to specialized pages and increase your conversion.
Avoid Excessive Usage
As far now, there is no fixed limit, but we request you to avoid multiple concurrent connections from the same machine, as it causes service issues for other users. If in any case, we have the rights to block the abuser from our services temporarily or permanently when usage exceeds levels.
Link to Another Website
Sometimes, our SGCA website may pop-up with some other website’s link. However, we are not responsible for the protection & privacy information which you provide whilst visiting such sites. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
THIRD PARTY SERVICES
The Services may permit you to link to other websites, services or resources on the Internet, such as Twitter and Facebook, and other websites, services or resources may contain links to the Services. When you access third party resources on the Internet, you do so at your own risk. These other resources are not under the control of SGCA, and you acknowledge that SGCA is not responsible or liable for the content, functions, accuracy, legality, appropriateness or any other aspect of such websites or resources. The inclusion of any such link does not imply endorsement by SGCA or any association with its operators. You further acknowledge and agree that SGCA shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use of or reliance on any such Content, goods or services available on or through any such website or resource.
The Service may NOT be used for the following:
- Creating URLs for use in unsolicited advertising including but not limited to email and forum posts (i.e. do not use for SPAM purposes)
- Linking to any content which is illegal
- Linking to other sites that also offer URL shortening/redirection (because creating a "chain" of redirects is often an attempt to hide malicious use, and also wastes bandwidth)
- Any other illegal or improper use
- Shortening of URLs not related to news
We reserve the right to remove any shortened URLs which we deem to have violated these terms and conditions, or that we believe violate the spirit of our terms or of fair usage (at our discretion). We may if we choose report use that is forbidden by our terms and conditions to the relevant governmental or law enforcement agencies, including relevant information such as the IP address of the link creator. We also reserve the right to block any abusers from using our service in future. In addition, shortened URLs may be removed retroactively if they later appear on any of the blacklists that The Service consults.
Warranty & Liability
The Service carries no warranty of any kind. We are not liable for any loss or problem you might suffer due to using The Service. This includes losses in the event that the service stops operating, is unavailable or slow, suffers data loss, or any other issue which might be considered detrimental to you.
We are not responsible and cannot be held liable for any third-party content linked to through shortened URLs.