Privacy/Terms Statement (updated July 10, 2009)

As outlined below, LDusa (a division of 1888usa, LC) offers many free services through different websites. The services offered are experimental free services provided by 1888usa, LC. Use of any of these free services are provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis without warranties of any kind. In no way does LDusa or 1888usa, LC use or resell personal information submitted. However, sensitive personal information (such as credit card or social security numbers) should NEVER be transmitted over the internet. The entire risk as to the results and performance obtained from using these free services is assumed by the user.

1. Visitors and members consent
All the visitors of LDusa are free to provide or not provide their personal information such as email address, but if they do not provide such information they will not be entitled to the services such as creating a new topic and replying to the forums, as these services require registration. However, even without registration visitors can read the forums.

2. Third Party Vendor Cookies
Our website displays Google ads. We are required to notify you:
  • Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on our site.
  • Google's use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to our users based on their visit to our web sites and other sites on the Internet.
  • Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy .

    3. Security - LDUSA FORUM POSTS
    LDusa protects the information provided by you. All personal details such as your email address are kept secure and your password is encrypted in our database. Your data will not misused, redistributed or altered.

    4. Distribution of sensitive personal information
    LDusa does NOT distribute personal information to any third parties. Please be aware that it may be possible, depending on your use of various features on LDusa, that some of your personal information is available on publicly accessible web pages. Some examples of this include using the LDusa forums, use of SendaFreeSMS and use of FreeFaxButton. Consent to expose some of your personal information in these cases is implied by the use of these features. We are not responsible for the misuse by others of any sensitive personal information displayed or transmitted through our services which use the internet as a backbone. You should never post or transmit sensitive personal information over the internet.

    5. Alterations of personal information
    You can edit your personal information at any time in your control panel. You have complete control of your name, date of birth, location, interest and and all other information recorded in your profile. LDusa does not take any responsibility regarding information which is under your complete control.

    6. SendaFreeSMS FreeCallButton FreeFaxButton and USAFreeCall
    LDusa does NOT distribute, sell or share any personal information in connection with the use of the free calling, free fax or free SMS services. The services are offered on an as-is basis. We do not guarantee successful termination or your communication. It is intended for short communications friends, family or entertainment. It is not intended to replace your existing telephone service not for emergency use. Use of our services is not annonymous. Abuse of the serivce will result in limits or termination of the service. Abuse includes excessive calls by the same person over an extended period of time. Abuse includes using the service for ANY other purpose than calls to friends and family. No unsolicited communications are permitted with the free communication services. Use of our service to promote any ILLEGAL activities is prohibited and this type of use will be communicated to the proper authorities. Information regarding any misuse of our free services will be provided to government authorities upon request.

    You understand that all information, voice communications, voicemail, logs, data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages or other materials ("Content"), whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, are the sole responsibility of the person from whom such Content originated. This means that you, and not LDusa, are entirely responsible for all Content that you upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available via the Service. LDusa does not control the Content posted via the Service and, as such, does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such Content. You understand that by using the Service, you may be exposed to Content that is offensive, indecent or objectionable. Under no circumstances will LDusa be liable in any way for any Content, including, but not limited to, any errors or omissions in any Content, or any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Content posted, emailed, transmitted or otherwise made available via the Service. You agree to not use the Service to:

    a. upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any Content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortuous, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable;
    b. harm minors in any way;
    c. impersonate any person or entity, including, but not limited to, a LDusa official, forum leader, guide or host, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;
    d. forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any Content transmitted through the Service;
    e. upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any Content that you do not have a right to make available under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as inside information, proprietary and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under nondisclosure agreements);
    f. upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any Content that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights ("Rights") of any party;
    g. upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, "junk mail," "spam," "chain letters," "pyramid schemes," or any other form of solicitation, except in those areas that are designated for such purpose.);
    h. upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment;
    i. act in a manner that negatively affects other users' ability to engage in real time exchanges;
    j. 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;
    k. intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable local, state, national or international law, including, but not limited to, regulations promulgated by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, any rules of any national or other securities exchange, including, without limitation, the New York Stock Exchange, the American Stock Exchange or the NASDAQ, and any regulations having the force of law;
    l. provide material support or resources (or to conceal or disguise the nature, location, source, or ownership of material support or resources) to any organization(s) designated by the United States government as a foreign terrorist organization pursuant to section 219 of the Immigration and Nationality Act;
    m. "stalk" or otherwise harass another; and/or
    n. collect or store personal data about other users in connection with the prohibited conduct and activities set forth in paragraphs a through m above.

    You acknowledge that LDusa may or may not pre-screen Content, but that LDusa and its designees shall have the right (but not the obligation) in their sole discretion to pre-screen, refuse, or move any Content that is available via the Service. Without limiting the foregoing, LDusa and its designees shall have the right to remove any Content that violates these Service Terms or is otherwise objectionable. You agree that you must evaluate, and bear all risks associated with, the use of any Content, including any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of such Content. In this regard, you acknowledge that you may not rely on any Content created by LDusa or submitted to LDusa.

    You acknowledge, consent and agree that LDusa may access, preserve and disclose your account information and Content if required to do so by law or in a good faith belief that such access preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to: (a) comply with legal process; (b) enforce the Service Terms; (c) respond to claims that any Content violates the rights of third parties; (d) respond to your requests for customer service; or (e) protect the rights, property or personal safety of LDusa, its users and the public.

    You understand that the technical processing and transmission of the Service, including your Content, may involve (a) transmissions over various networks; and (b) changes to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting networks or devices.

    You understand that the Service and software embodied within the Service may include security components that permit digital materials to be protected, and that use of these materials is subject to usage rules set by LDusa and/or content providers who provide content to the Service. You may not attempt to override or circumvent any of the usage rules embedded into the Service. Any unauthorized reproduction, publication, further distribution or public exhibition of the materials provided on the Service, in whole or in part, is strictly prohibited.

    7. Special Admonitions For International Use
    Recognizing the global nature of the Internet, you agree to comply with all local rules regarding online conduct, acceptable Content and use of the Service. Specifically, you agree to comply with all applicable laws regarding the transmission of technical data exported from the United States or the country in which you reside.

    8. Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA)
    LDusa allows the children between the age of 13 to 18 to participate in the forums, post and distribute their personal information without the consent of their parents. If you are below the age of 13 then you must seek the prior consent of your parents for becoming the member on LDusa and posting information on LDusa forums.

    9. The Information collected by LDusa
    LDusa collects the information for providing a bond between the site and it's users. Information regarding IP address, browser and Operating System are collected.

    10. Alteration of Policy
    LDusa reserves the right to alter the above noted policy document at any time without any prior notice to anyone concerned or unconcerned. However, LDusa has no intention of making any material modifications to this policy without formal banner level notification on the home page of our website.

    Liability Information

    LDusa will not be held liable for the result of the usage of any information provided in the forums or free services, and disclaim all liability resulting in the use of the posted information and free services.

    We take no responsibility for the content of any of the messages posted in the forums, and do not guarantee the authenticity of its authors. All opinions and views expressed in the forums are solely those of their respective authors and are not necessarily those of the staff or its representatives.
    Contact us if you have any questions regarding this policy or our website in general.