Terms of service.
Please read this Agreement carefully before accessing or using the products. By accessing or using any part of the products, you agree to become bound by the terms and conditions of this agreement. If you do not agree to all the terms and conditions of this agreement, then you may not access the products or use any services. If these terms and conditions are considered an offer by UptimeRobot, acceptance is expressly limited to these terms.
- Your Uptimerobot Account and Site. If you have an account on the products, you are responsible for maintaining the security of your account (e-mail used, password, or API keys) and you are fully responsible for all activities that occur under the account and any other actions taken in connection with the account. You must not describe or assign keywords to your blog in a misleading or unlawful manner, including in a manner intended to trade on the name or reputation of others, and UptimeRobot may change or remove any description or keyword that it considers inappropriate or unlawful, or otherwise likely to cause UptimeRobot liability. You must immediately notify UptimeRobot of any unauthorized uses of your account or any other breaches of security. UptimeRobot will not be liable for any acts or omissions by You, including any damages of any kind incurred as a result of such acts or omissions.
- Responsibility of Contributors. By using the products, you are entirely responsible for:
- providing valid user data (e-mail, name, etc.);
- not using the Website for any illegal or abusive activity;
- securing any e-mail, password or api keys of your account;
- only having a single account;
UptimeRobot has the right (though not the obligation) to, in UptimeRobot's sole discretion (i) refuse or remove any content (monitors) that, in UptimeRobot's reasonable opinion, violates any UptimeRobot policy or is in any way harmful or objectionable, or (ii) terminate or deny access to and use of the products to any individual or entity for any reason, in UptimeRobot's sole discretion. UptimeRobot will have no obligation to provide a refund of any amounts previously paid.
- Services Provided.
UptimeRobot automatically checks the monitors defined by you in user-defined intervals. And, once a downtime is detected, it can notify the "user-defined contacts" with various methods (like e-mail, SMS, mobile push messages, etc.). The monitoring methods include:
- HTTP(s)/website monitoring
- Keyword monitoring (checking the existence or non-existence of a given keyword on a web page)
- Ping monitoring
- Port monitoring
- Heartbeat monitoring (cron-job monitoring, you send requests to UptimeRobot and we check if they arrive on time)
- Status pages (showcase your uptime to your customers)
An optional Premium PRO Plan for 1-minute checking of monitors and/or the ability to check more than 50 monitors and SMS messages (for getting SMS notifications) can be purchased.
This Premium PRO plan includes an unlimited number of status pages using a unique UptimeRobot URL with an option of using a custom domain protected with an SSL certificate issued by Let’s Encrypt or ZeroSSL. Free plan includes 1 status page with a unique UptimeRobot URL only.
- Payment and Renewal.
- General Terms.
Optional paid services such as extra monitors, lower intervals or SMS messages are available on the products (any such services, an "Upgrade"). By selecting an Upgrade you agree to pay UptimeRobot the monthly or annual subscription fees indicated for that service. Payments will be charged on a pre-pay basis on the day you sign up for an Upgrade and will cover the use of that service for a monthly or annual subscription period as indicated. For any upgrade or downgrade in plan level, the credit card that you provided will automatically be charged or credited the new prorated amount for the current payment period and the new rate will apply on your next billing cycle. UptimeRobot reserves the right to change the payment terms and fees upon thirty (30) days prior written notice to you.
- Minimal Hardware and Software Requirements for Using UptimeRobot.
UptimeRobot can be used with any operating system (including mobile) that can run a modern browser (IE8+, Google Chrome, Safari, Firefox).
- Purchase Process
Services provided by UptimeRobot can be purchased through the "Upgrade link" that can be reached after logging in to the products. The process works as:
- You select the desired Premium Plan or the number of SMS messages
- Complete the payment with a credit card, debit card or PayPal
- UptimeRobot sends an e-mail mentioning that the purchased service can be used
Depending on the purchase method selected, the payments will be processed by 2Checkout.com Inc. or PayPal Pte. Ltd. (PayPal.com)
- Automatic Renewal.
Unless you notify UptimeRobot before the end of the applicable subscription period that you want to cancel an Upgrade, your Upgrade subscription will automatically renew and you authorize us to collect the then-applicable annual or monthly subscription fee for such Upgrade (as well as any taxes) using any credit card or other payment mechanism we have on record for you. Upgrades can be canceled at any time in the My Settings section of your site's dashboard.
You may terminate your subscription to the Upgrade at any time and you will not be obligated to pay any additional fees for upcoming subscription renewal periods. However, any subscription fees you have paid in advance will not be refunded unless there has been 10 days or less since the payment. For payments made in the last 10 days or less, only those payments are refundable.
- General Terms.
- Delivery Policy. Upon receipt of your order, the services will be performed to you in accordance with the terms applicable to the services that you purchased. The nature of the services you purchased and the date of your purchase may impact the timing of the performance of the services. The services will be deemed to be successfully delivered to you upon the performance of the services.
- Intellectual Property. Intellectual Property. This Agreement does not transfer from UptimeRobot to you any UptimeRobot or third party intellectual property, and all right, title and interest in and to such property will remain (as between the parties) solely with UptimeRobot. UptimeRobot, the Uptimerobot logo, and all other trademarks, service marks, graphics and logos used in connection with Uptimerobot, or the products are trademarks or registered trademarks of UptimeRobot or UptimeRobot's licensors. Other trademarks, service marks, graphics and logos used in connection with the products may be the trademarks of other third parties. Your use of the products grants you no right or license to reproduce or otherwise use any UptimeRobot or third-party trademarks.
- Advertisements. UptimeRobot reserves the right to display advertisements on your account unless you have purchased a Pro account.
- Changes. UptimeRobot reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify or replace any part of this Agreement. It is your responsibility to check this Agreement periodically for changes. Your continued use of or access to the products following the posting of any changes to this Agreement constitutes acceptance of those changes. UptimeRobot may also, in the future, offer new services and/or features through the products (including, the release of new tools and resources). Such new features and/or services shall be subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement.
- Termination. UptimeRobot may terminate your access to all or any part of the products at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice, effective immediately. If you wish to terminate this Agreement or your Uptimerobot account (if you have one), you may simply discontinue using the products. All provisions of this Agreement which by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity and limitations of liability.
- Disclaimer of Warranties. The products are provided "as they are". UptimeRobot and its suppliers and licensors hereby disclaim all warranties of any kind, express or implied, including, without limitation, the warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. Neither UptimeRobot nor its suppliers and licensors make any warranty that the products will be error free or that access thereto will be continuous or uninterrupted. You understand that you download from, or otherwise obtain content or services through, the products at your own discretion and risk.
- Limitation of Liability. In no event will UptimeRobot, or its suppliers or licensors, be liable with respect to any subject matter of this agreement under any contract, negligence, strict liability or other legal or equitable theory for: (i) any special, incidental or consequential damages; (ii) the cost of procurement for substitute products or services; (iii) for interruption of use or loss or corruption of data; or (iv) for any amounts that exceed the fees paid by you to UptimeRobot under this agreement during the twelve (12) month period prior to the cause of action. UptimeRobot shall have no liability for any failure or delay due to matters beyond their reasonable control. The foregoing shall not apply to the extent prohibited by applicable law.
- Indemnification. You agree to indemnify and hold harmless UptimeRobot, its contractors, and its licensors, and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents from and against any and all claims and expenses, including attorneys' fees, arising out of your use of the products, including but not limited to your violation of this Agreement.
- Miscellaneous. This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between UptimeRobot and you concerning the subject matter hereof, and they may only be modified by a written amendment signed by an authorized executive of UptimeRobot, or by the posting by UptimeRobot of a revised version. Except to the extent applicable law, if any, provides otherwise, this Agreement, any access to or use of the products will be governed by the laws of Malta in the District Court of Sliema. You may assign your rights under this Agreement to any party that consents to, and agrees to be bound by, its terms and conditions; UptimeRobot may assign its rights under this Agreement without condition. This Agreement will be binding upon and will inure to the benefit of the parties, their successors and permitted assigns.
- April 26, 2021: Added status pages.
- February 25, 2021: Changed refund policy.
- January 22, 2021: Added product definition and updated mentions.
- September 15, 2017: Updated the jurisdiction as Malta.
- June 12, 2017: Removed Paylane from the list of payment processors.
- July 1, 2016: Updated the company name to reflect the change.
- May 20, 2014: Updated various typos.
- Nov 14, 2014: Added "services provided", "purchase process" and "payment processors used".
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