FOOSMS Inc allows you to access its websites (www.foosms.in & www.foosms.com) and all the content in them on certain terms and conditions specified below. By accessing or subscribing to any part of these sites, you are explicitly agreeing to the terms and conditions below.
These terms and conditions were updated as on December 1, 2014, and FOOSMS Inc reserves all rights to change, modify or alter these terms and conditions at any point of time with or without notifying existing users and subscribers. If you do not agree to the new terms and conditions you should not use the foosms.in and other associated sites mentioned above.
The references in these terms and conditions to "FOOSMS" (or "we", "us" or "our") refer to the company FOOSMS Inc or any associate / subsidiary concern that may be operating the website www.foosms.in and its associate sites. From time to time FOOSMS or foosms.in may run competitions, prize schemes, promotions and surveys on all its websites. These may be subject to additional terms and conditions that will be specified at the time they are run.
1. Important terms to use our Free SMS service
a) You must be a resident Indian with an active Indian mobile phone conection.
b) You may not use the FOOSMS (Free SMS Service) to sell a product or service, or to increase traffic to your business for commercial reasons, such as advertising sales.
2. Restricted Messages
You must not send messages like abuse, adult content, insulting content etc. which we classify as Restricted Messages and do not permit on the Site. We do not accept any obligation to protect you for sending Restricted Messages through our Site. FOOSMS is a free messaging site for person to person communication and is not meant for commercial communication like marketing, promotional or advertisement messages. Such commercial messages are Restricted Messages. If a Registered User is found to send Restricted Messages, his account will be completely blocked.
3. Access to FOOSMS and related websites
All content - textual, still pictures, graphs, voice or video - made available on FOOSMS sites (including content available on our email newsletters and SMS services) (hereinafter referred to as the "content") belongs to FOOSMS or its content partners or licensors. FOOSMS or its partners / licensors own all intellectual property rights (including copyright and database rights) in the content. You may retrieve and view content on a computer screen, PDA or mobile telephone, print individual pages on paper (but not photocopy them) and store such pages in electronic form on disk or on your mobile telephone (but not on any server or other storage device connected to a network) for your personal, non-commercial use. You may also email articles to a maximum of five individuals using our 'email this' service.
You may not use the FOOSMS sites for any unlawful purpose. Except as indicated above, you may not reproduce, publish, broadcast, transmit, modify, adapt, create derivative works of, store, archive or in any way commercially exploit any of the content. Without limitation, you may not do any of the following without prior written permission from FOOSMS (and neither may you allow a third party to do any of the same.
4. Links to FOOSMS websites
If you would like to link to any of the FOOSMS sites, please read and comply with the following guidelines and all applicable laws. A site or service that links to a FOOSMS site:
FOOSMS expressly reserves the right to require that any link in breach of these terms and conditions be removed and to take whatever other action it deems appropriate.
5. Technical requirements and site security
The FOOSMS sites are best viewed using the Internet browser Google Chrome 30.0, Mozilla Firefox 30.0 or higher versions. Any older browser versions may work but users could have a limited browsing experience.
6. Modification of These Terms of Service
FOOSMS reserves the right to change any of the terms, conditions, and notices under which the services are offered. You are responsible for regularly reviewing these terms and conditions including changes/modifications if any incorporated by us from time to time. Your continued use of 'The Service' constitutes your agreement to all such terms, conditions, and notices. FOOSMS makes no guarantees as to the continuous availability of the Service or any specific feature(s) of the Service. FOOSMS reserves the right to change or terminate the Service and/ or alter the terms and conditions of this Agreement at any time with or without notice.
7. Anti SPAM Policy
All Users of FOOSMS can send SMS text messages to his/her friends, family, colleagues, clients, contacts, etc., using the FOOSMS's Interface. These interface conditions of use strictly forbid spamming to cell phone Users. We have several software filters to block spam messages. However, we cannot guarantee that spamming will not ever occur.
Please let us know the details of the message like content of message, time of delivery, sender name or number etc so that we can immediately check and block the user responsible for the same.
Appending contextual Ads to users SMS is not considered as spam within the meaning of spam. Spam is a totally uninvited message urging the recipient to avail of some services. But here the advertisement is part of a personal message which the recipient receives and is not a totally uninvited message.
Also, the user has specifically opted-in to use this FREE service to send SMS to the recipient. Further the communication is between two known persons.