SIGNING UP FOR VOIP RINGS VOIP SERVICE CREATES A CONTRACT BETWEEN YOU AND US, CONSISTING
OF THE ORDER, THE APPLICABLE SERVICE DESCRIPTION, AND THIS AGREEMENT. ANY ONE OF THE
FOLLOWING ACTIONS CONSTITUTES YOUR ACCEPTANCE AND AGREEMENT TO BE BOUND BY THESE
TERMS AND CONDITIONS: (1) ACCEPTING THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS ELECTRONICALLY DURING THE
ORDERING PROCESS AND/OR UPON LOGGING ON TO USE YOUR SERVICE, (2) YOUR SUBMISSION OF AN
ORDER, (3) YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE DESCRIBED HEREIN. THROUGH THESE ACTIONS, YOU AGREE TO
BE BOUND BY THE TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT AND ALL TERMS AND CONDITIONS INCORPORATED BY
REFERENCE IN THIS AGREEMENT.
This VOIP RINGS VOIP Service Terms and Conditions, together with any operating rules, policies, price
schedules, or other supplemental documents expressly incorporated herein by reference and published
from time to time (collectively, the “Agreement”), constitutes the entire Agreement between VOIP
RINGS., a company of ABM Networks, Inc (hereinafter referred to as “we,” “us” or “VOIP RINGS”) and
the party set forth in the related registration order form (herein after referred to as “you,” “user” or
“Customer”) regarding VOIP RINGS Service (as defined herein), and supersedes all prior agreements,
discussions, and writings between the parties regarding the subject matter of this Agreement. For
purposes of this Agreement, the term “VOIP RINGS” include our respective subsidiaries, affiliates,
agents, employees, predecessors in interest, successors, attorneys, and any other service provider that
furnishes services or devices to you in connection with this Agreement.
2.1. “Device” means a VOIP RINGS-provided telephone, telephone adapter
(“Adapter”), router, or other Device used with the Services.
2.2. “Documentation” means user manuals and other Documentation relating to the Services, which are
available to the Customer by Voip Rings accessible via the Internet or in the form of printed media.
2.3. “Services” means the products and services that are being provided to you as described in any
quote or order form, including, but not limited to, VoIP RINGS Unified Communication services,
collaboration services, and any associated software, hardware, or web-based platform. “Service” shall
also include any additional Services provided to you as described in any addendum or amendment.
2.4. “Software” means any proprietary software owned by, licensed by, or which Voip Rings has a right
to sublicense under this Agreement, which software is either provided to Customer under this
Agreement or is used in or used to provide the Services.
- REVISIONS TO TERMS AND PRICING.
From time to time, we may revise the terms and conditions of this Agreement (including, without
limitation, any of the policies incorporated by reference) and the pricing (except during the term of a
Minimum Commitment Contract) for the Service. Notice of revisions to the Agreement or pricing may
be posted on the VOIP RINGS Website (“www.voiprings.com”) or requested from( firstname.lastname@example.org)
and deemed given and effective on the date posted to the Website. If you do not agree to the
revision(s), you must terminate your Service immediately, subject to the Termination provisions
provided in this Agreement. By continuing to use the Service after revision(s) are in effect, you hereby
accept and agree to all such revisions.
- CUSTOMER REPRESENTATIONS.
You represent and warrant that your primary residence or business address is in the United States. You
represent and warrant that you are at least eighteen (18) years of age or, as applicable, the age of
majority in the country, state, or province in which you reside and that you possess the legal right and
ability to enter into this Agreement. You represent and warrant that your name, user name, contact
information, and registered location are true and correct, and if for business use, you are authorized to
act on behalf of your company. You understand that VOIP RINGS relies on the information you supply
and that providing false or incorrect information may result in Service provisioning and delivery delays,
the suspension or termination of your Service, and the inability of a 911-dialed call to be correctly
routed to emergency service personnel, as further explained below. You agree to promptly notify VOIP
RINGS whenever your personal or billing information changes (including, but not limited to, your name,
address, e-mail address, telephone number, credit card number, and expiration date). You agree to be
financially responsible for your use of the Service as well as for the use of your account by others.
- USE OF SERVICE AND DEVICE.
5.1. Business Plans. Service is provided to you as a business user for your business and home office use.
This means that you are not using it for any personal, residential, non-business and
Non-professional purpose. This also means that you are not to resell or transfer the Service to any other
person for any purpose or make any charge for the use of the Service without the express written
permission from VOIP RINGS in advance. VOIP RINGS reserves the right to immediately terminate,
change the Calling plan or modify the Service if VOIP RINGS determines, in its sole discretion, that you
are using the Service for non-business or non-commercial use.
5.2. Restrictions. You shall not:
(a) copy or adapt the Software or the Services for any purpose except as specifically permitted under
(b) use the Software or Services except in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations, and
except as set forth in the Documentation;
(c) reverse engineer, translate, decompile, or disassemble the Software or Services;
(d) use the Software or Services in any outsourcing, application service provider, time-sharing or service
bureau arrangement, including, without limitation, any use to provide services or process data for the
benefit of, or on behalf of, any third party other than the Customer; or
(e) cause or permit the disabling or circumvention of any security mechanism contained in or
associated with the Software or Services.
5.3 Residential Plans. If you subscribe to our residential services, we provide you with the Service and
the Device solely for residential use. VOIP RINGS reserves the right to immediately terminate, change
the Calling plan or modify the Service if VOIP RINGS determines, in its sole discretion, that you are using
the Service for non-residential use.
5.4. User Responsibility. You agree that you are responsible for all use(s) related to your account. You
understand this means that you accept full liability and responsibility for your actions or the actions of
anyone who uses the Service via your account with or without your permission. You acknowledge that
VOIP RINGS may be sending you information, including your Password, via e-mail over the Internet. You
agree that the Internet is not a secure network and that third parties may be able to intercept, access,
use, or corrupt the information and telephone calls you to transmit over the Internet. In order to
maintain the security of your Service, you should safeguard your User IDs and Passwords, as well as the
media access control (MAC) address of the Adapter. The MAC address is one of the pieces of
information used by VOIP RINGS to authenticate customer calls and should not be shared.
5.5. Use of Service and Device by Customers Outside the United States. While Voip Rings encourages the
use of the Service within the United States to other countries, Voip Rings does not presently offer or
support the Service to customers located in any countries other than the United States. Voip RINGS
Services are only for use by persons or entities whose primary residence or business address is in the
United States. Voip RINGS Services is designed to work generally with unencumbered high-speed
internet connections. However, if the high-speed internet connection you are using is outside the United
States and/or your ISP places restrictions on the usage of VoIP services, VoIP Rings does not represent or
warrant that use of the Service by you is permitted by any other jurisdictions or by any or all the ISPs. If
you remove the Device to a country other than the United States or use the Service from there, you do
so at its own risk, including the risk that such activity violates local laws in the country where you do so.
You will be solely responsible for any violations of local laws and regulations or violations of ISP terms of
Service resulting from such use. You also agree to indemnify us for any claims, damages, or expenses
resulting from your use of the Services outside of the United States. Voip Rings reserves the right to
disconnect Services immediately if Voip Rings determines, in its sole and absolute discretion, that you
have used the Service or the Device in violation of applicable laws, including without limitation laws of
jurisdictions outside the United States. You are solely liable for any and all use of the Service and/or
Device by any person making use of the Service or Device provided to you.
5.6. Account Ownership. The owner of the account under which the Services are ordered shall be the
legal entity (e.g., corporation, partnership, individual) that signs up for the Services with VOIP RINGS. If
no legal entity is provided upon sign-up, the account owner shall be the owner of the credit card used to
open such an account. Subsequent changes to ownership must be supported by appropriate legal
Documentation. VOIP RINGS shall not adjudicate ownership-related disputes or any other internal
business dispute. If VOIP RINGS is unable to determine the valid owner of the account, VOIP RINGS
reserves the right to suspend or terminate the account and Services.
5.7. Unlimited Toll-Free Calling. Unlimited Toll-Free Calling is limited to receiving calls originating in the
United States only
- LOCAL NUMBER PORTABILITY.
In the event you are transferring an existing phone number that is currently subscribed to another
carrier, the following terms and conditions apply:
6.1 Authorization. You hereby authorize VOIP RINGS to process your order for the Service and to notify
your local service provider of your decision to switch your local services to VOIP RINGS and to transfer
your telephone number and represent that you are authorized to take these actions. You may be
required to complete a letter of authorization, provide us with a copy of your most recent bill from your
service provider, as well as provide us with any other information required by your service provider to
port your number. Failure to provide any information requested by VOIP RINGS or the third-party
services provider will delay the porting of the number to VOIP RINGS. You acknowledge that the porting
of your numbers is dependent upon the cooperation of you and third parties not under the control of
VOIP RINGS. VOIP RINGS shall not be responsible for any delay in the port of your number and will not
provide credit for any such delays.
6.2 Activation. You agree and acknowledge that you must install and activate your Device prior to the
date that the number switch becomes effective. You will be assigned a temporary telephone number
until your transfer is completed. You may place and receive calls using this temporary number until such
time as your phone number is transferred.
6.3 Limitation. VOIP RINGS has the right to refuse to import a number if, in its sole discretion, it does not
have the infrastructure to support the number.
6.4. Unauthorized Port Outs. You acknowledge and agree that telephone or facsimile numbers may be
ported out from your Services or your account due to acts or omissions of third parties, and it may be
difficult or impossible for VOIP RINGS to:
(i) prevent such port-outs:
(ii) retrieve numbers ported out of your account, or
(iii) port such numbers back into your account. VOIP RINGS has no responsibility or liability due to such
- SERVICE DISTINCTIONS.
You acknowledge and understand that the Service is not a telephone service, and we provide it on a
best-efforts basis. Important distinctions exist between telephone service and the enhanced Service
offering provided by VOIP RINGS. The Service is subject to different regulatory treatment than
telephone service. This treatment may limit or otherwise affect your rights of redress before Federal and
State telecommunications regulatory agencies or judicial forums. Events beyond our control may affect
our Service, such as power outages, fluctuations in the Internet, your underlying ISP or broadband
service, or maintenance. We will act in good faith to minimize disruptions to your use of and access to
7.1. EMERGENCY SERVICES – E911 DIALING. You acknowledge and understand that VOIP RINGS 911
dialing is different from traditional 911 service. PROVIDE YOUR CORRECT ADDRESS OF SERVICE AND DO
NOT MOVE YOUR DEVICE FROM YOUR PRIMIARY ADDREE WITH OUT INFORMING VOIP RINGS.
7.2. No 0+ or Operator Assisted Calling; May Not Support X11 Calling. You acknowledge and
understand that the Service does not support 0+ or operator assisted Calling, including, without
limitation, collect calls, third-party billing calls, 900, calling card calls, or dial-around calls. Our Service
may not support 311, 511, and other x11 services in one or more service areas.
7.3. No Directory Listing. The phone numbers you get from us will not be listed in any telephone
However, any phone numbers you transfer from your local phone company may be listed.
7.4. Incompatibility with Other Services.
7.4.1. Non-Voice Equipment Limitations. You acknowledge and understand that the Service is not
compatible with all non-voice communications equipment, including but not limited to some home and
office security systems that are set up to make automatic phone calls, emergency phones in elevators,
some aspects of satellite TV systems, digital entertainment systems, fax machines, modems, and
medical monitoring devices. By accepting this Agreement, you waive any claim you may have against
VOIP RINGS for interference with or disruption of such systems due to the Service.
7.4.2. Certain Broadband, Cable Modem, and Other Services. There may also be other services with
which our Service may be incompatible. Some providers of broadband service may provide modems that
prevent the transmission of communications using the Service. We do not warrant that the Service will
be compatible with all broadband services and expressly disclaim any express or implied warranties
regarding the compatibility of the Service with any particular broadband service.
7.5 Use Outside of the United States. As previously noted, there are limitations with the Service’s access
to 911. Voip RINGS Service does not provide access to emergency services in any country outside of the
United States. Voip Rings disclaims any obligation to provide you with access to emergency services in
any jurisdiction other than the United States.
- LENGTH OF SERVICE.
8.1. Service Term. We provide the Service for the term that you have signed up for. Your term begins on
the date you first ordered Service (the “Subscription Date”) or the date we successfully process your
payment, whichever is later. It is not the day you receive the Device you ordered or the first time you
use the Service. You are purchasing the Service for the full-service term as set forth in the order.
8.2. Automatic Renewal. Voip Rings shall automatically renew the Service for the same term on your
Subscription Date unless you cancel your Service before the end of the current service term. See
“Termination of Service” Section 8.4. The renewal begins on the day after the last day of your term. The
renewal will be charged to your payment method (credit card) on file, which may include any payment
method automatically updated by your issuing bank. If your credit card is declined, invalid or payment is
not made by the issuer of your credit card on your Subscription Date without further notice Voip Rings
reserves the right to automatically recharge the payment method until payment is received, the
payment method is updated, or the Service is discontinued for non-payment.
8.3. Our right to disconnect. You understand and agree that VoIP Rings has the right to suspend,
terminate or disconnect any part of Your Service generally at any time if:
8.3.1. We determine or reasonably believe that You are violating, or violated any applicable law;
8.3.2. We determine or reasonably believe that You materially breached this Agreement and/or the
8.3.3. We determine or reasonably believe that You used a fraudulent credit card to pay for the
8.3.4. We determine or reasonably believe that You abused or harassed (verbally or otherwise) any Voip
Rings employee, contractor, agent, or representative;
8.3.5. We are ordered by law enforcement or other government agencies to suspend, terminate or
disconnect your Services;
8.3.6. You bring any legal action or proceeding against Voip Rings or participate in any class action
lawsuit against Voip Rings;
8.3.7. A petition in bankruptcy is filed by or against You, and such petition is not dismissed within thirty
(30) days after the effective filing date thereof, or a trustee or receiver is appointed over You or Your
8.3.8. We determine that such action is necessary to protect, maintain, or improve the Services, to
prevent fraud or misrepresentation, to protect Voip Rings, its customers, or other third-party Voip Rings
affiliates, or for any other good cause.
8.3.9. It is otherwise contemplated by this Agreement.
8.3.10. You fail to make payment. All charges owed at the time of disconnection will be immediately
payable. We will pursue collection for unpaid amounts on disconnected accounts and may report these
unpaid charges to credit bureaus.
8.4. Termination of Service. In order to terminate the Service, contact our Customer Care Department
via e-mail at email@example.com or by calling 713-936-2500 prior to the expiration of the current
service term. Please refer to the VOIP RINGS Cancellation Policy posted on our Web site at
9.1. Ownership and Risk of Loss. You will own the Device and bear all the risk of loss, theft, or damage
regardless of the payment schedule selected for Services and Devices. Minimum Commitment Contracts
for Services and Devices may include early termination fees. Returns of non-defective Devices outside of
the initial 30-day money-back guarantee period will not be accepted. Refer to the Cancellation policy for
9.2. Rented Devices. For the purposes of this section, “Rented Devices” means any Device leased to
Client by Voip Rings or Voip Rings agents or any other third party with or without a separate charge or
fee in connection with the Services. Section 9.1 above will not apply to Rented Devices. Unless
otherwise agreed upon, Client agrees that within thirty (30) days after the expiration of the term of any
Device Rental Agreement or termination of this Agreement, Client will promptly return all Rented
Devices to Voip Rings. The Client will be responsible for
(i) any damage to the Rented Devices as assessed by Voip Rings upon receipt,
(ii) the replacement cost of such Rented Devices if it is lost, misplaced, not delivered, or stolen during
(iii) shipping/handling costs. The Client agrees to pay the full retail cost for the repair or replacement of
Rented Device or part that is lost, stolen, damaged, modified, sold, transferred, leased, encumbered or
assigned together with any costs incurred by Voip Rings in obtaining or attempting to obtain
possession of any Rented Devices.
9.3. Promotional Devices. Devices included in a service offering at no charge may be previously used
Unless otherwise provided in a Minimum Commitment Contract, Devices not returned
Upon cancellation of the Service, it will be charged to the Customer. See the Cancellation policy for
9.4. Replacement of a Defective Device. Devices purchased from VOIP RINGS will be covered by their
respective factory warranties, if any, only. VOIP RINGS does not offer any warranty in addition to or in
replacement of any factory warranties. If a factory warranty applies, then prior to returning the
equipment, you must contact VOIP RINGS at firstname.lastname@example.org so that VOIP RINGS may
determine whether a defect exists and receive an RMA number, which is required along with the
You must ship the equipment to the manufacturer at the address provided by VOIP RINGS in
In accordance with all RMA procedures. You have seven days after receipt of an RMA to ship the
back to the manufacturer at the address we provide. You must pay all shipping fees. Once the
manufacturer has received the equipment, a replacement will be sent to you in accordance with the
factory warranty, if any. If an advance replacement is provided and the factory has not received the
defective Device within 14 days, or it was not in a returnable condition (original carton, all packing
materials, and parts in the same condition in which you received them), then VOIP RINGS will charge
you for the second Device or for the missing parts.
9.5. Receipt of damaged Devices. If you receive cartons or Devices that are visibly damaged, you must
note the damage on the carrier’s freight bill or receipt and keep a copy. You must also keep the original
carton, all packing materials, and parts in the same condition in which you received them from the
carrier. You must then contact our Customer Care Department immediately at email@example.com for
the return instruction.
9.6. Tampering with the Device. You may not change the electronic serial number or equipment
identifier of your Device or perform a factory reset of your Device without first getting our written
9.7. Prohibited Devices. You are prohibited from using the Services with any devices other than VOIP
RINGS-approved devices received from retailers or from us.
- FEES AND CHARGES.
10.1. Fees and charges may change from time to time (except pricing will not change during the term of
a Minimum Commitment Contract). New pricing will be effective the next day and may be applied to
renewals of existing services. We may introduce new products and services at special introductory
pricing. Introductory pricing will not be applied retroactively to existing services and may be applied only
limited periods of time. At our discretion, we may change introductory pricing. Certain service charges,
such as Regulatory Recovery Fees, Universal Service Fund fees, and E911 fees, are subject to change
from time to time and are applicable to ALL Customers regardless of a Minimum Commitment
10.2. Billing increments. All billing policies are defined by the specific package the Customer chooses.
Please refer to the Web site for exact billing policies.
10.3. Taxes. Taxes Customer is responsible for and shall pay any applicable federal, state,
municipal, local, or other governmental sales, use, excise, Universal Service Fees, value-added, personal
property, public utility, and other taxes, fees, and charges now in force or enacted in the future, that
arise from or as a result of Customer’s subscription or use or pay for the Service or a Device. Such
amounts are in addition to payment for the Service or Device and will be billed to you. If Customer is
exempt from payment of such taxes, you will provide VOIP RINGS with an original government-issued
certificate attesting to tax-exempt status. Tax exemption will only apply from and after the date VOIP
RINGS receives such a certificate.
10.4. Charges for Directory Calls (411). We will charge you $1.75 for each call you make to VOIP RINGS
10.5. Charges for Calls from Public Payphones. We reserve the right to charge you for any tolls or fees
resulting from calls, you receive from public payphones.
10.6. Activation Fee. One-time activation fees and any other installation fees that may apply are
by product and plan chosen.
10.7 Regulatory Recovery Fee. A Regulatory Recovery Fee shall be charged monthly to offset costs
incurred by VOIP RINGS in complying with inquiries and obligations imposed by federal, state, and
municipal regulatory bodies/governments and the related legal and billing expenses. This fee is not a
tax or charge required or assessed by any government. The Regulatory Recovery Fee may apply to
every phone number assigned, including toll-free and virtual numbers.
10.8 Reinstatement Fee. Reinstating any service deactivated for non-payment of fees shall result in a
reinstatement fee up to $75.
- BILLING AND PAYMENT.
11.1. Billing. We will charge you in advance for each term of Service. If you have selected a free trial
offer, we will commence charging you for the Service at the expiration of the free trial period unless
we are notified of the contrary. When you subscribe to the Service, you must give us a valid e-mail
address and a payment method (credit card) that we accept. We reserve the right to stop accepting
your payment method or your payments. You must advise us at once if your payment method expires,
you close your account, your billing address changes, your e-mail address changes, or your payment
method is canceled and replaced on account of loss or theft. Except for usage-based charges, we will
bill advance to your payment method for all charges, fees, taxes, and surcharges for each service term.
We will bill monthly as due immediately usage-based charges and any other charges which we decide
to bill as due immediately. Bills will be posted to the customer portal and e-mailed to the e-mail address
11.2. Payment. When you subscribe to the Service, you authorize us to collect from your payment
This authorization will remain valid until thirty (30) days after you terminate our authority to
Charge your payment method.
11.3. Collection. If we disconnect the Service, you will remain liable to us for all charges under this
Agreement and all the costs we incur to collect these charges, including, without limitation, collection
costs and attorney’s fees. You also agree to pay any additional charges or fees applied to your billing
account for any reason, including but not limited to interest and charges due to insufficient credit.
11.4. Notices. You understand that it is difficult for us to distinguish between credit and debit cards.
You agree to waive your rights under Regulation E to receive ten (10) days advance notice from us
regarding the amount that we will debit from your account. While we may send you messages about
your billing from time to time, we are not obligated to do so. We may change or cease our messages at
any time without notice to you.
11.5. Billing Disputes. You must notify VOIP RINGS in writing within seven (7) days of receiving your
credit card statement or from the time funds are debited from your bank account if you dispute any
VOIP RINGS charges on that statement or that have been debited from your account, or such dispute
will be deemed waived. Notification of all billing disputes shall be sent to the following address:
11.6 Prepaid Services. All prepaid fees being provided to you as described in any quote or order form
and other payments by you under this Agreement are non-refundable and non-creditable.
- PRICING AND PAYMENT.
12.1. Prices and Fees. VOIP RINGS fees and charges for the Service are supplied to you during the
ordering process unless otherwise provided for in this Agreement. You agree to pay the applicable
one-time and recurring charges. You further agree that any taxes and other charges, including but not
limited to account setup fees, Adapter fees, Device charges, shipping and handling, and other
nonrecurring charges, will be charged to your credit card. Recurring charges will be billed and
automatically charged to your credit card on the first day of every billing cycle. Your billing cycle will
begin on the anniversary date of your subscription date as defined in section 8.1.
12.2. YOU AGREE THAT WE MAY CHARGE YOUR CREDIT CARD FOR ALL AMOUNTS DUE TO US
WITHOUT ADDITIONAL NOTICE OR CONSENT. You agree to provide a credit card and not a debit card. If
your card is a combination credit card/debit card, you authorize us to use it as a credit card. If your
issuing bank automatically provides us with an updated credit card, you agree that we may charge this
new credit card for all amounts due to us without additional notice or consent. You also agree to
indemnify us for any claims, damages, or expenses resulting from providing a debit card instead of a
credit card. If your credit card is declined, is invalid, or payment is not made by the issuer of your credit
card at the time that a charge is attempted, you will not be able to use the Service until your account is
paid in full.
12.3. Credit Balance Account. Your credit balance account has been established to cover incidental
charges on your account that are not covered by your subscription fee. For example, international
calls, toll-free charges, Directory Assistance calls, and taxes related to these calls are automatically
charged to your credit balance account. A certain credit limit will be set on your account based on
your service plan and credit history. When the balance of your credit account reaches the credit limit,
your account will be unable to make additional calls until the balance is paid down. You can make
payments to reduce your credit balance account at any time by contacting our Customer Care
Department at 713-936-2500 or by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Any credit balance used as of
your subscription renewal or monthly anniversary date will be charged to the credit card on file.
12.4. Credit Terms. All Services provided to You and covered by the Agreement shall at all times be
subject to credit approval or review by VOIP RINGS. You will provide such credit information or
assurance as is requested by VOIP RINGS at any time. VOIP RINGS, in its sole discretion and judgment,
may discontinue credit at any time without notice or require a deposit.
12.5. Discontinuation of Service for Non-payment. The Service to you may be denied or discontinued
without notice at any time in the event, your credit card provider denies or discontinues providing
credit to you for any reason, or you fail to provide us with a new credit card expiration date before the
existing one expires. If your credit card fails for any reason during the ordering process or any regular
or monthly billing process, you will have 24 hours to provide VOIP RINGS with your new credit card
If the credit card issue is not resolved within 48 hours, VOIP RINGS will deactivate the
If your credit card is approved within 24 hours, your calling plan and the billing cycle will remain
We reserve the right to modify the per-minute calling plan at any time. You agree to pay all
charges owed to VOIP RINGS, including but not limited to the reinstatement fee for reactivated
In the event, VOIP RINGS utilizes a collection agency or resorts to legal action to recover
monies due, you agree to reimburse us for all expenses incurred to recover such monies, including
12.6. Promotions. VOIP RINGS may limit the number of promotions you may be eligible for in a given
Promotions may be canceled by VOIP RINGS at any time.
12.7. Cancellation Policy. VOIP RINGS cancellation policies are outlined in the Cancellation Policy
posted on our Web site at www.voiprings.com and are incorporated into this policy with this reference.
All cancellation requests must be submitted in the form of an e-mail ticket to email@example.com or by
calling our Customer Care Department at 713-936-2500 and must be made prior to the expiration of
the Service term. See the cancellation policy for details. Changes to the Cancellation Policy may be
made at any time without notice to you and are effective the day following posting to our Web site.
- Acceptable Use Policy.
You agree to comply with the VOIP RINGS Acceptable Use Policy (“AUP”),
Which is posted on our Web site at www.voiprings.com and is incorporated into
this policy with this reference. Changes to the AUP may be made at any time without notice to you and
is effective the day following posting to our Web site.
- MANAGEMENT OF YOUR DATA AND DEVICES.
14.1. System Management and Service Performance. You are solely responsible for obtaining,
installing, configuring, and maintaining suitable equipment, including your computer and telephone
and software, including any necessary system or software upgrades, patches, or other fixes which are or
may become necessary to access the Service and operate your devices. VOIP RINGS will only
provide technical virtual assistance or over the phone with respect to your VOIP RINGS-provided service.
14.2. VOIP Rings can provide on-site assistance to troubleshoot ISP Issues, Router Issues, Switches
Issues, Wiring Issues, and any internal network issues. Voip Rings will Charge from $75-$175 per visit.
14.3. Monitoring of Network Performance. VOIP RINGS automatically measures and monitors network
We may access and record information about your computer’s profile and settings
And the installation of the software in order to provide customized technical support. No adjustments
to your computer settings will be made without your permission. You hereby consent to VOIP RINGS’s
monitoring of your Internet connection and network performance and the access to and adjustment
of your computer settings, as set forth above, as they relate to the Service.
14.4. Storage of User Information. VOIP RINGS is not obligated to store Your communications logs,
voicemails, faxes, e-mails, or other messages and does so only as a convenience to You. You agree that
VOIP RINGS has no responsibility or liability whatsoever for the deletion or failure to store any call log
information, voicemails, faxes, e-mails, messages, and/or other communications maintained or
transmitted by the Services. You acknowledge and agree that VOIP RINGS may establish limits as to the
size of communications that VOIP RINGS transmits or stores and the duration for which VOIP RINGS
stores any communications.
- LIMITATION ON WARRANTIES, REMEDIES, LIABILITY, AND INDEMNIFICATION.
15.1.1 VOIP RINGS MAKE NO EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTY REGARDING THE SERVICE OR DEVICE
OR THE INSTALLATION OF SAME AND DISCLAIMS ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY, INCLUDING ANY
WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND/OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. VOIP RINGS DOES
NOT WARRANT THAT THE SERVICE OR DEVICE WILL FUNCTION WITHOUT FAILURE, DELAY,
INTERRUPTION, ERROR, DEGRADATION OF VOICE QUALITY, OR LOSS OF CONTENT, DATA OR
VOIP RINGS DO NOT AUTHORIZE ANYONE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ITS
EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, OR REPRESENTATIVES, TO MAKE A WARRANTY OF ANY KIND ON ITS BEHALF AND
YOU SHOULD NOT RELY ON ANY SUCH STATEMENT. THE CUSTOMER AGREES THAT IT ACCEPTS THE
SERVICE AND DEVICE “AS IS” AND THAT CUSTOMER IS NOT ENTITLED TO REPLACEMENT OR REFUND IN
THE EVENT OF ANY DEFECT. THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION SHALL BE APPLIED TO THE FULLEST
EXTENT OF THE LAW, BUT IF ANY PORTION OF THIS SECTION IS DETERMINED TO BE UNLAWFUL, THEN
THIS SECTION SHALL BE CONSTRUED TO LIMIT LIABILITY AGAINST VOIP RINGS TO THE FULLEST EXTENT
POSSIBLE UNDER THE LAW.
15.1.2. WE WILL NOT GIVE YOU CREDIT FOR ANY INTERRUPTION OF VOIP RINGS SERVICE, INCLUDING
INTERNATIONAL CALLING SERVICES.
15.2. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY.
15.2.1. IN NO EVENT SHALL VOIP RINGS BE LIABLE TO YOU, YOUR REPRESENTATIVES, OR AUTHORIZED
ASSIGNS OR ANYONE ELSE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY,
OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, OR FOR ANY DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF DATA, LOSS OF REVENUE OR
PROFITS RELATING TO OR ARISING OUT OF THE SERVICE, THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE
SERVICE, THE ABSENCE, DELAY, FAILURE, OR OUTAGE OF THE SERVICE, THE INABILITY TO DIAL 911 OR
E911 TO ACCESS EMERGENCY SERVICE PERSONNEL, THE INABILITY TO DIAL SECURITY, LAW
ENFORCEMENT OF FIRE PREVENTION/ PROTECTION SERVICES OR SYSTEMS, THE DEVICE, THE USE OF
AND/OR INABILITY TO USE THE DEVICE, THE INSTALLATION OF THE DEVICE, AND/OR THIS AGREEMENT.
NOR SHALL VOIP RINGS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DELAY OR FAILURE TO PROVIDE THE SERVICE, INCLUDING
911 DIALING, AT ANY TIME OR FROM TIME TO TIME, OR FOR ANY INTERRUPTION OR DEGRADATION
OF VOICE QUALITY CAUSED BY ANY REASON INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING: AN
ACT OR OMISSION OF AN UNDERLYING CARRIER, SERVICE PROVIDER, VENDOR, OR THIRD PARTY,
EQUIPMENT, NETWORK OR FACILITY FAILURE, EQUIPMENT, NETWORK OR FACILITY UPGRADE,
SERVICE, MAINTENANCE, MODIFICATION, SHORTAGE, OR RELOCATION, FORCE MAJEURE EVENTS
SUCH AS BUT NOT LIMITED TO ACTS OF GOD, ADVERSE WEATHER, STRIKES, FIRE, WAR, RIOT,
GOVERNMENT ACTIONS OR TERRORISM, SERVICE, DEVICE, EQUIPMENT, NETWORK, OR FACILITY
FAILURE CAUSED BY THE LOSS OF POWER OR INTERNET SERVICE TO VOIP RINGS OR CUSTOMERS, AND
ANY CAUSE THAT IS BEYOND VOIP RINGS CONTROL, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION THE FAILURE
OF AN INCOMING OR OUTGOING COMMUNICATION, THE INABILITY OF COMMUNICATIONS TO BE
CONNECTED OR COMPLETED, INCLUDING 911 DIALING OR DEGRADATION OF VOICE QUALITY. VOIP
RINGS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO VOIP RINGSOR CUSTOMER’S
TRANSMISSION FACILITIES OR PREMISES, EQUIPMENT OR FOR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO, OR
ALTERATION, THEFT, OR DESTRUCTION OF CUSTOMER’S DATA FILES, PROGRAMS, PROCEDURES, OR
INFORMATION THROUGH ACCIDENT, FRAUDULENT MEANS OR DEVICES, OR ANY OTHER METHOD,
REGARDLESS OF WHETHER SUCH DAMAGE OCCURS AS A RESULT OF VOIP BRINGS NEGLIGENCE OR
OTHER ACTS OR OMISSIONS. VOIP RINGS LIABILITY FOR ANY ACT OR OMISSION SHALL IN NO EVENT
EXCEED THE SERVICE CHARGES WITH RESPECT TO THE AFFECTED TIME PERIOD. THE LIMITATIONS SET
FOURTH HEREIN APPLY TO ALL CLAIMS FOUNDED IN BREACH OF CONTRACT, BREACH OF WARRANTY,
PRODUCT LIABILITY, TORT, AND ANY AND ALL OTHER THEORIES OF LIABILITY, AND APPLY WHETHER OR
NOT VOIP RINGS WERE INFORMED OF THE LIKELIHOOD OF ANY PARTICULAR TYPE OF DAMAGE.
FURTHER, YOU AGREE TO REIMBURSE VOIP RINGS FOR ALL COSTS AND EXPENSES RELATED TO THE
DEFENSE OF ANY SUCH CLAIMS, INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES AND LITIGATION COSTS. THE
PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION SHALL BE APPLIED TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, BUT IF ANY
PORTION OF THIS SECTION IS DETERMINED TO BE UNLAWFUL; THEN THIS SECTION SHALL BE
CONSTRUED TO LIMIT LIABILITY AGAINST VOIP RINGS TO THE FULLEST EXTENT POSSIBLE UNDER THE
- INDEMNIFICATION AND WAIVER OF CLAIMS.
16.1.1. YOU ARE LIABLE FOR ANY AND ALL USE OF THE SERVICE AND/OR DEVICE BY YOURSELF AND BY
ANY PERSON MAKING USE OF THE SERVICE OR DEVICE, AND YOU AGREE TO DEFEND, INDEMNIFY AND
HOLD HARMLESS VOIP RINGS AGAINST ANY AND ALL LIABILITY FOR ANY SUCH USE THAT FAILS TO
COMPLY WITH THIS AGREEMENT. YOU AGREE TO DEFEND, INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS VOIP
RINGS FROM ANY AND ALL CLAIMS AND/OR LIABILITY FOR DAMAGES, PERSONAL INJURY, DEATH,
FINES, PENALTIES, COSTS, EXPENSES, LOSSES, LOST PROFIT, LOST REVENUE, PROPERTY DAMAGE,
ATTORNEYS’ FEES AND ANY AND ALL OTHER DAMAGES OF WHATEVER KIND AND NATURE RELATING
TO OR ARISING OUT OF THE SERVICE, THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICE, THE ABSENCE,
FAILURE OR OUTAGE OF THE SERVICE, THE INABILITY TO DIAL 911 OR E911 TO ACCESS EMERGENCY
SERVICE PERSONNEL, THE INABILITY TO DIAL SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, OR FIRE PREVENTION/
PROTECTION SERVICES OR SYSTEMS, THE DEVICE, THE USE OF AND/OR INABILITY TO USE THE DEVICE,
THE INSTALLATION OF THE DEVICE AND/OR THIS AGREEMENT, UNLESS THE CLAIMS OR CAUSES OF
ACTION ARISES FROM OUR GROSS NEGLIGENCE, RECKLESSNESS, OR WILLFUL MISCONDUCT. THIS
SECTION SHALL SURVIVE THE AGREEMENT.
You are liable for all liability that may arise from the content you transmit to any person,
Whether or not you authorize it, using the Service or Device. You promise that you and anyone who
uses the Service, and all your and their content comply at all times with all laws, regulations, and
written and electronic instructions for using the Service and the Device.
- MISCELLANEOUS LEGAL CONSIDERATIONS.
18.1. Governing Law. This Agreement and the relationship between you and VOIP RINGS shall be
governed by the laws of Texas without regard to its conflict of law provisions. Any claim brought
pursuant to this Agreement shall be brought in a court of competent jurisdiction within the state of
Texas and the venue for any such claim shall be proper in the appropriate state or federal court located
in Harris County, Texas.
18.2. No Waiver of Rights. Our failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of this Agreement
will not constitute a waiver of the right or provision. VOIP RINGS reserves all of its rights at law and
equity to proceed against anyone who uses the Services or Device illegally or improperly. All
determinations by VOIP RINGS under this Agreement and the exercise of its rights are made and done at
our sole and absolute discretion.
18.3. No Third Party Beneficiaries. If you are not a party to this Agreement, you do not have any
remedy, claim, liability, reimbursement, or cause of action. This Agreement does not create any other
third-party beneficiary rights.
18.4. Entire Agreement. This Agreement, the order, the applicable service description, the AUP, or any
reference herein to the content of VOIP RINGS websites constitutes the entire Agreement between
you and VOIP RINGS and govern your use of the Service, superseding any prior agreements between
you and VOIP RINGS and any and all prior or contemporaneous statements, understandings, writings,
commitments, or representations concerning its subject matter. No changes to this Agreement shall be
binding upon either you or VOIP RINGS unless they are agreed to in writing by both parties.
18.5. Severability. If any part of this Agreement is legally declared invalid or unenforceable, all other
parts of this Agreement will remain valid and enforceable. This invalidity or non-enforceability will not
invalidate or render unenforceable any other portion of this Agreement.
- DISPUTE RESOLUTION AND BINDING ARBITRATION.
19.1. It is important that you read this entire section carefully. This section provides for the resolution of
disputes through final and binding Arbitration before a neutral arbitrator instead of in a court by a judge
19.2. Arbitration. VOIP RINGS, and you agree to arbitrate any and all disputes and claims between you
and VOIP RINGS except with respect to claims for amounts owed for services rendered. Arbitration
means that all disputes and claims will be resolved by a neutral arbitrator instead of by a judge or jury in
a court. This Agreement to arbitrate is intended to be given the broadest possible meaning under the
It includes, but is not limited to: disputes and claims arising out of or relating to any aspect of the
relationship between you and VOIP RINGS, whether based on contract, tort, statute, fraud,
misrepresentation or any other legal theory; disputes and claims that arose before this or any prior
agreement (including, but not limited to, claims relating to advertising); disputes and claims that may
arise after the termination of this Agreement; disputes and claims that are currently the subject of
individual litigation; disputes and claims that are currently the subject of purported class action
litigation in which you are not a member of a certified class; and disputes and claims concerning the
scope of this arbitration provision. References to “VOIP RINGS,” “us,” and “you” include our respective
subsidiaries, affiliates, agents, employees, predecessors in interest, successors, and assigns, as well as
all authorized or unauthorized users or beneficiaries of the Service under this Agreement or any prior
agreements between you and VOIP RINGS.
19.3. Informal Resolution of Disputes. Our Customer Care Department can resolve most customer
concerns quickly and to the Customer’s satisfaction. If you have a dispute or claim against us, you
should first contact the VOIP RINGS Customer Care Department at 713-936-2500 or firstname.lastname@example.org
and provide in detail, including documents or analysis supporting your position, the basis of your claim.
Customer care shall be provided with 14 days in which to research and respond to your claim. In the
event your dispute or claim is not resolved to your satisfaction, you may seek to have that dispute or
claim resolved as set forth below.
19.4. Formal Notice of Disputes A party who intends to seek Arbitration must first send the other
party a written “Notice of Dispute” setting forth in detail, including submission of supporting
Documentation, the grounds of your dispute. The Notice of Dispute to VOIP RINGS must be sent to
VOIP RINGS, attention “General Counsel,” by certified mail addressed to 10849 Kinghurst Dr., Suite 140,
Houston, TX 77099.
19.4.1. The Notice of Dispute must describe the nature and basis of the dispute or claim and set forth
the specific relief sought. If you and VOIP RINGS do not reach an agreement to resolve the dispute or
claim within thirty (30) days after the Notice of Dispute is received, you or VOIP RINGS may commence
an arbitration proceeding. The amount of any settlement offer made by you or VOIP RINGS shall be
non-discoverable and shall not be disclosed to the arbitrator until after the arbitrator determines the
amount, if any, to which you or VOIP RINGS is entitled.
19.5. Arbitrator and Arbitral Rules. The Arbitration shall be administered by the American Arbitration
Association (“AAA”). You may contact the AAA by telephone at 1-800-778-7879, by e-mail at
AAAUniversity@adr.org, or by mail at 3200 N. Central Ave, Ste 1560, Phoenix, AZ 85012. The
The Arbitration shall be governed by the AAA’s Commercial Dispute Resolution Procedures and
Supplementary Procedures for Consumer Related Disputes (collectively, “AAA Rules”), as modified by
this Agreement. The AAA Rules are available at www.adr.org or by calling the AAA at 1-800-778-7879.
19.6. Waiver of Judge or Jury Trial. You and VOIP RINGS agree that, by entering into this Agreement, you
and VOIP RINGS are waiving the right to a trial by a judge or jury.
19.7. Waiver of Class Actions. You and VOIP RINGS agree that the arbitrator may award relief only in
favor of the individual party seeking relief and only to the extent necessary to provide relief warranted
by that party’s individual claim. You and VOIP RINGS agree that you and VOIP RINGS may bring claims
against the other only in your or its individual capacity and not as a plaintiff or class member in any
purported class or representative proceeding. You and VOIP RINGS agree that unless you and VOIP
RINGS agree; otherwise, the arbitrator may not consolidate more than one person’s or entity’s claims
and may not otherwise preside over any form of a representative or class proceeding. If this specific
waiver of class actions provision, or any portion thereof, is found to be unenforceable, then the entirety
of this dispute resolution and binding arbitration provision shall be null and void.
19.8. Statute of Limitations. You must present a claim within one (1) year of the date of the occurrence
of the event or facts giving rise to a dispute (except for billing disputes which are subject to section 10
and 11 of the Agreement), or you waive the right to pursue a claim based upon such event, facts, or
19.9. Exceptions to Arbitration Agreement. Notwithstanding the obligation to arbitrate and any other
provisions to the contrary herein, you and we agree that with respect to claims for unpaid invoices:
(a) we may take our dispute to small claims court if the contained dispute qualifies for hearing by such
(b) if you fail to timely pay the amounts due, we may assign your account for collection, and the
the agency may pursue in-court claims limited strictly to the collection of the past due debt and any
or cost of collection permitted by law or the Agreement;
(c) you or we may take any disputes over the validity of any party’s intellectual property rights to a
court of competent jurisdiction;
(d) any dispute related to or arising from allegations associated with fraudulent or unauthorized use,
theft or piracy of Service may be brought in a court of competent jurisdiction; and
(e) either you or we may seek any interim or preliminary relief from a court of competent jurisdiction,
necessary to protect the rights or property of you or VOIP RINGS, pending the completion of
19.10. Modification of Arbitration. If VOIP RINGS makes any substantive change to this Arbitration
provision, you may reject any such change and require VOIP RINGS to adhere to the language in this
19.11. Venue/Jurisdiction. All claims for Arbitration shall be submitted to and heard by the office of
AAA is located in Harris County, Texas. Should an evidentiary hearing be required by the arbitrator, such
a hearing shall be heard in Harris County, Texas.,
VOIP RINGS Service utilizes, in whole or in part, the public Internet and third party
Networks transmit voice and other communications. You acknowledge and understand that VOIP
RINGS cannot guarantee that voice-over IP communication is completely secure. Do you agree that VOIP
RINGS may access all features of your account and the Service to determine whether the Service is
being used fraudulently and/or in violation of this Agreement and for any other purposes. YOU AGREE
THAT VOIP RINGS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LACK OF PRIVACY. VOIP RINGS is committed to
respecting your privacy relating to personally identifiable information. Once you choose to provide
personally identifiable information, it will only be used in the context of your relationship with VOIP
VOIP RINGS will not sell, rent, or lease your personally identifiable information to others. Upon
The appropriate request of a government agency, law enforcement agency, court, or, as otherwise
required by law, VOIP RINGS may disclose personally identifiable information. Please refer to our
- EXPORT COMPLIANCE.
You agree to comply fully with all relevant export laws and regulations of the United States, including
but not limited to the U.S. Export Administration Regulations administered by the Department of
Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security. You also expressly agree that Customer shall not export,
directly or indirectly, re-export, divert, or transfer any portion of the Service or Device, including,
without limitation, to any destination, company, or person restricted or prohibited by the U.S.
- RECORDING CONVERSATIONS.
Certain VOIP RINGS Services provide a function that allows You to record individual telephone
conversations. The laws regarding the notice, notification and consent
requirements for recording conversations vary from state to state. In some states, You are required to
obtain consent from all parties to record a conversation. You are solely responsible for complying
with all federal, state, and local laws in any relevant jurisdiction when using this feature. VOIP RINGS
expressly disclaims all liability with respect to your recording of telephone conversations. You hereby
agree to fully, finally, and forever release, discharge, hold harmless, and fully indemnify VOIP RINGS
from and against any damages or liabilities of any kind related to Your recording of any telephone
conversations using the Services. You agree that VOIP RINGS may, at its sole discretion, record any call
between VOIP RINGS and You for VOIP RING’s quality control purposes.
VOIP RINGS may assign all or part of its rights or duties under the Agreement without notifying you. If
we do that, we have no further obligation to you. You may not assign the Agreement or the Service or
Device without our prior written Agreement.
The provisions of this Agreement relating to indemnification, limitations on liability, warranty
limitations, and disclaimers, resolution of disputes, billings, and your obligation to pay for the service
provided and any additional usage charges shall survive the termination of the Agreement and
the termination of the Service.
VOIP RINGS intends to fully comply with the Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement Act
(“CALEA”). By using the Service, you hereby agree and consent to VOIP RINGSright to monitor and
otherwise disclose the nature and content of your communications if and as required by CALEA without
any further notice to you.
- FORCE MAJEURE (EVENTS BEYOND VOIP RINGSCONTROL).
VOIP RINGS shall be excused from any delay or failure in performance hereunder caused by reason of
occurrence or contingency beyond its reasonable control, including, without limitation, acts of God,
earthquake, fire, flooding, riots, war, government intervention, embargoes, strikes, labor difficulties,
equipment failure, late delivery by suppliers or other difficulties as may occur in spite of VOIP RINGS
- SOFTWARE COPYRIGHT
Any software used by VOIP RINGS to provide the Service and any software provided to you in
conjunction with providing the Service is protected by copyright law and international treaty provisions.
You may not copy the software or any portion of it. Furthermore, you may not delete, alter, cover, or
distort any copyright or other proprietary notices or trademarks provided to you as part of the Service.
- COPYRIGHT AND TRADEMARK
COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT; DIGITAL MILLENNIUM COPYRIGHT ACT (DMCA) NOTICE. Our Web site
content, our materials, services, logs, service marks, and trademarks are protected by trademark,
copyright, or other intellectual property laws and international treaty provisions. Infringement by you
may result in civil or criminal prosecution.
Updated: October 24, 2021