PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS API.
Services. The MiNeeds API is a MiNeeds, Inc. service that allows pre-approved licensees to retrieve certain data regarding MiNeeds local service professionals in the United States of America ("MiNeeds Data") on MiNeeds, Inc.. MiNeeds reserves the right to modify or discontinue the Services or a portion or attribute thereof, or the offering of any information, good, content, product or service with or without notice. MiNeeds shall not be liable to you or any third party should MiNeeds exercise its right to modify or discontinue the Service or part of it. MiNeeds will announce new releases at http://www.mineeds.com/tools/api.
Copyright And License. You are granted a limited, non-sublicensable right to access the API, use the Services and MiNeeds Data for your personal, non-commercial, and informational use only. Commerical use is defined as charging end users for access to the MiNeeds Data and/or selling the data to third parties. We reserve the right, without notice and in our sole discretion, to terminate your license to use the API, and to block or prevent future access to and use of the API.
This license is subject to the following restrictions:
You may not use the MiNeeds APIs in connection with or to promote any products, services, or materials that constitute, promote or are used primarily for the purpose of dealing in: spyware, adware, or other malicious programs or code, counterfeit goods, items subject to US embargo, hate materials (e.g. Nazi memorabilia) or materials urging acts of terrorism or violence,goods made from protected animal/plant species, recalled goods, hacking/surveillance/interception/descrambling equipment, cigarettes, illegal drugs and paraphernalia, unlicensed sale of prescription drugs and medical devices, pornography, prostitution, body parts and bodily fluids, stolen products and items used for theft, fireworks, explosives, and hazardous materials, government IDs, police items, unlicensed trade or dealing in stocks and securities, gambling items, professional services regulated by state licensing regimes, non-transferable items such as airline tickets or event tickets, non-packaged food items, weapons and accessories.
All calls to the MiNeeds API must reference the API Key issued to you as an approved licensee.
You agree that you will provide the MiNeeds Data to users on "as is" terms, with disclaimers substantially equivalent to those set forth in Section 14.
You agree to keep the API Key confidential, and not to share it with any third party. This license is personal to you, and any affiliates must seek and obtain their own license and API Key. You may not sell, lease, share, transfer, or sublicense the MiNeeds APIs or access or access codes thereto or derive income from the use or provision of the MiNeeds APIs, whether for direct commercial or monetary gain or otherwise, without MiNeeds's prior, express, written permission;
You may not use the MiNeeds APIs in a product or service that competes with products or services offered by MiNeeds, Inc.;
You may not retain any copies of the MiNeeds Data. Your license to MiNeeds Data is limited to making direct server calls to MiNeeds, Inc. for the MiNeeds Data and to distributing the MiNeeds Data to your end user on your Web site(s), immediately upon receipt by your servers.
You may not present the MiNeeds Data (or permit the MiNeeds Data to be presented) so that it appears to be available from a third party Web site.
You may not use the MiNeeds Data for direct marketing (i.e., mailing) or telemarketing lists without crediting MiNeeds, Inc. according to the attribution requirements outlined in Section 14;
You may not separately extract and provide or otherwise use data elements from the MiNeeds Data to enhance the data files of third parties.
You further agree not to otherwise reproduce, modify, distribute, decompile, disassemble or reverse engineer any portion of the MiNeeds API or any data provided by MiNeeds, Inc..
Acceptable Use. You agree not to use the MiNeeds API, MiNeeds Data, or MiNeeds Brand & Links in any way that is unlawful, or harms MiNeeds, Inc., its service providers, its suppliers, your end users, or any other person. Further, pursuant to Section 10 below, MiNeeds, Inc. may terminate your use of the MiNeeds API, MiNeeds Data and MiNeeds Brand & Links if and when MiNeeds, Inc. determines that your use is inappropriate.
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LIABILITY LIMITATION. IN NO EVENT SHALL MINEEDS, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, AGENTS, AFFILIATES, EMPLOYEES, ADVERTISERS, OR DATA PROVIDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF PROFITS, OR LOSS OF DATA) WHETHER IN AN ACTION IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO NEGLIGENCE), EQUITY OR OTHERWISE, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OF THE MINEEDS API OR MINEEDS DATA, THE MINEEDS DATA OR SERVICES. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
Intellectual Property. The MiNeeds API, MiNeeds Data, and MiNeeds Brand & Links are the property of MiNeeds, Inc., and subject to the intellectual property rights of MiNeeds, Inc. and its licensors. (c) 2010 MiNeeds, Inc.. All rights reserved.
Termination. MiNeeds, Inc. may change, suspend or discontinue the MiNeeds API and suspend or terminate your use of the MiNeeds API, MiNeeds Data, and/or MiNeeds Brand & Links at any time for any reason, without notice. You may also terminate by ceasing to use the MiNeeds API, MiNeeds Data, and MiNeeds Brand & Links, removing implementation of the MiNeeds API from your Web site(s), and deleting all copies of the MiNeeds Data and MiNeeds Brand & Links.