Terms of Service
PlateLocate.com ("the Website") is operated by Plate Locate Inc. By accessing and using the Website and its services (the "Service")
you are agreeing to be legally bound by these Terms of Service, which sets forth the terms and governs your use of the Website. If you
do not wish to be bound by this Terms of Service, you are not authorized to use this Website.
The Website may change these Terms of Service from time to time so be sure to check back periodically. Your use of the Website after any
changes have been posted will constitute your agreement to the modified Terms of Service. You understand and agree that the Website may
discontinue or change the Website and/or the Service at any time, without notice. You also understand and agree that the Website may
discontinue or restrict your use of the Website for any reason without notice and without any liability to you. In addition, when using
the Website, you shall be subject to any posted guidelines or rules applicable to the Service, which may be posted from time to time
and which are hereby incorporated by reference into these Terms of Service. Plate Locate may contact you via email, phone, text message,
or other means of communication that you have provided. All means of communication are not shared with outside parties without your permission,
and communications may be opted out of at any time.
2. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
Unless otherwise indicated, all content displayed on the Website, including without limitation any pictures, logos, images,
and text is the property of the Website or its licensors, and is protected by copyright, trademark, and intellectual property
laws. By accessing the Website, you agree not to reproduce, retransmit, distribute, disseminate, display, sell, publish,
broadcast or circulate the Website’s content to anyone without the permission of Plate Locate Inc.
If you believe in good faith that any content infringes your copyright, you may send us a notice requesting that the material be
removed, though we cannot guarantee that any action will be taken as a result of your correspondence. Notices should be sent to
Plate Locate Inc, 23820 Lenze Road, Spring, TX 77389.
3. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES AND LIABILITY
You agree that your access to, and use of, the Service and the content available on the Website is on an “as-is”, “as available” basis.
Except as noted in the guarantee stated on the Purchasing page, the Website specifically disclaims any representations or warranties, express
or implied, as to the Website and the content contained therein, including, without limitation, any representations or warranties of accuracy,
completeness, timeliness, noninfringement, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. The Website will not be liable to you or
anyone else for any loss or injury caused in whole or part by its negligence
or contingencies beyond its control in procuring, compiling, interpreting, reporting or delivering the Website and its content. In no
event will the Website be liable to you or anyone else
for any decision made or action taken by you in reliance on any content appearing on the Website. The Website shall not be liable to
you or anyone else for any damages (including, without limitation, consequential, special, incidental, indirect, or similar damages), other
than direct damages, even if advised of the possibility of such damages. Because some states or jurisdictions do not allow the
exclusion or limitation of liability for damages or the exclusion of certain types of warranties, parts or all of the above limitation
may not apply to you.
4. LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES
The Website may contain hyperlinks to websites operated by persons other than the Website. You agree not to hold the Website
responsible for the content or operation of such websites. A hyperlink from the Website to another website does not imply or mean
that the Website endorses the content on that website or the operator or operations of that site. You are solely responsible for
determining the extent to which you may use any content at any other websites to which you might link from the Website.
5. ADDITIONAL LEGAL TERMS
These Terms of Service, your rights and obligations, and all actions contemplated by these Terms of Service will be governed by
the laws of the United States of America and the State of Texas, as if these Terms of Service were a contract wholly entered into and
wholly performed within the State of Texas. These Terms of Service will not be governed by the United Nations Convention on Contracts
for the International Sale of Goods. If any provision in these Terms of Service is invalid or unenforceable under applicable law, the
remaining provisions will continue in full force and effect, and the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a
valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision. These Terms of Service are the entire and
final agreement regarding the Website and their Content, and supersede any prior or contemporaneous communications between the
Website and you regarding the Website and its content.
6. USER OBLIGATIONS
In consideration of your use of the Service, you represent that you are of legal age to form a binding contract and are not a
person barred from receiving services under the laws of the United States or other applicable jurisdiction. You agree to provide true,
accurate, and current information about yourself upon registration and thereafter. You are responsible for maintaining the
confidentiality of your password and account, and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your password or account.
You agree to immediately notify the Website of any unauthorized use of your password or account or any other breach of security. The Website
cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with this Section 6 or any other
Section of this Terms of Service. You agree to comply with all local rules regarding online conduct and acceptable content,
including all applicable laws regarding the transmission of technical data exported from the United States or the country in which you reside.
You further agree not to use the Website or the Service to:
- Upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available ("Post") any content:
• That is unlawful, harmful, harassing, tortious, defamatory, libelous, false or inaccurate, invasive of another’s privacy;
• That you do not have a right to make available under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships; or
• That infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights ("Rights") of any party.
- Impersonate any person or entity, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;
- Interfere with or disrupt the Service or servers or networks connected to the Service, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the Service;
- Violate any applicable local, state, national or international law, intentionally or unintentionally;
- Stalk or otherwise harass another
You agree to be fully responsible for your own submissions (searches). The Website acts as a venue for you to search our database by submitting
information. While the Website has the right to remove submitted information (searches) for any reason, it is otherwise not involved
in the information submitted by its users. As a result, the Website has no control over the quality, accuracy or legality of the information submitted
by users on the Website. All information transmitted from the Website by a user is the sole responsibility of the person from whom such content originated.
Because the Website is a venue, in the event that you have a dispute with a user of the Website and its Service, you release the
Website and its officers, members and employees from claims, demands and damages (actual and consequential) of every kind and nature,
known and unknown, suspected and unsuspected, disclosed and undisclosed, arising out of or in any way connected with such disputes.
You agree to indemnify and hold the Website and its officers, members and/or employees harmless from any claims, damages,
losses or costs (including reasonable attorney’s fees) that arise out of any of your submitted information, including, without limitation,
any information transmitted or otherwise provided by you that infringes any copyright, trademark, intellectual property right of
any person or defames any person or violates any person’s rights of publicity or privacy, or otherwise violates these Terms of Service.
7. PRIVACY AND USE OF INFORMATION
, which also governs your use of the Website, to understand how we collect and
use the personal information you provide. If you are outside the United States, you understand and agree that by providing the Website any
information about yourself, you are consenting to the transfer of that information to the United States.
8. PAYMENT TERMS
All purchases are on a pre-purchase basis placed through a secure processing service. Plate Locate does not store any of your credit card
or banking information. Once your account is setup for purchasing, you can buy coordinates through the grid on the "Tracking" page, or on the search
results page. Your purchases will be listed on the "Purchases" page and the "Tracking" page.
9. REFUND POLICY
All purchases come with a 100% money back guarantee. If a vehicle is not recovered within 10 days of a purchase, submit a refund request via the Plate Locate
website. Refunds generally take from 1-10 days. No refunds are issued if the vehicle is recovered within 10 days of purchase from any address, including
your given addresses. Refund requests must be submitted prior to the 60th day after purchase.
10. SUBSCRIPTION SERVICES
Subscription services begin as soon as your initial payment is processed and are provided by Plate Locate on a month-to-month basis, subject to the adding, canceling, or changing of services or price at any given time with (15) days advance notice to current subscribers. All subscriptions are advance billed and you will be charged the rate stated at time of purchase and then the subscribed to rate every month thereafter until you cancel. The first month will be billed on a prorated basis for the remaining portion of the month and charged immediately upon signing up for the subscription. All monthly charges are non-refundable and upon cancellation of services your services will continue until the end of that month’s billing period. All subscriber information and credit card billing information is securely stored and processed via Authorize.net, a third party company which reliably services some of the largest online merchants. Plate Locate does not store or access credit card billing information. Please review the Authorize.net Privacy Statement
License Plate Recognition ("LPR") data, when combined with certain types of personally identifiable information, is considered non-public information, and thus subject to
security rules and restrictions. LPR data provided by Plate Locate (custodian of the LPR system, and party responsible for implementing these terms) is only released for specific permissible purposes to authorized parties. Each access to LPR data is logged
with a date stamp, plate and data accessed, party accessing the data, and purpose of accessing the data. Primary permissible use of LPR data by users of this website is to
locate/recover vehicles that are securitized collateral under installment loans, lease contracts, or rental agreements. Authorized users must be employees or agents of businesses
engaged in the aforementioned permissible use in order to access LPR data. Users must be properly trained in the protection of private personal data as required by governing laws. For business conducted
by users of this website associated with certain states (California in particular), additional responsibilities may be required regarding access, storage, and usage of LPR data. Users are obligated to maintain their
own recordkeeping as it relates to compliance with applicable laws. CA SB-34 is provided for reference
, but not