Terms and Conditions: Updated April 19, 2016
These terms and condition are between you the user and EarningStation, owned by massfinity. We may change modify, add, remove or otherwise revise portions of these Terms and Conditions at any time, in our sole discretion, and will post a copy of the amended Terms and Conditions on the Site. If you do not agree (or if you are a minor, your parent or legal guardian does not agree) with the amended Terms and Conditions, your only remedy is to stop participating in the Rewards Program or stop visiting the Site. The latest Terms and Conditions will be posted on the Site, and you should review them prior to using the Site. By your continued used of the Site, you agree to the Terms and Conditions effective at that time. Therefore, you should regularly check this webpage for any updates or changes. If you do not agree with anything found in the terms and conditions, we do not support you to continue using EarningStation. Please do not register or deactivate existing account if you cannot comply with the all items found in the terms and conditions.
I. Overview of Earning Station Reward Program
The Rewards Program is open only to qualified registered members that are legal residents of the 50 United States and The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.
Employees of EarningStation including massfinity employees as well as the immediate family (spouse, parent, sibling, and child and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and household members of each such employee, whether or not related, are not eligible.
An eligible minor must have his/her parent's or legal guardian's permission to participate in EarningStation.
The Rewards Program is subject to all applicable federal, state, provincial and local laws.
II. Information Collected
In order to use this site you must create an account by joining EarningStation by completing one of our signup forms. You will need to provide a valid name, phone number, email address and password upon creating an account. You may register with your Facebook account by clicking the login with Facebook button. Doing so will automatically create an account that is linked to your Facebook profile (must have one) and you understand that we will receive your personal information that is found on your Facebook profile. We will take this information and add it to your account profile with EarningStation.
Users will be required to provide subsequent demographic information in order to receive Signup Bonus(es) and/or qualify for other promotions. Demographic information includes, but is not limited to birth date, gender, marital status, education status, household income, and number of people living in the household with ages.
We may also ask you to provide on an optional and voluntary basis information regarding health and wellness issues relevant to you or your family.
III. Use of Collected Information
User information is used by EarningStation in all of the following ways:
a. E-Mail Address is used to send paid email advertisements and important announcements about EarningStation to User
b. Mailing Address is used to send payments earned by User or otherwise communicate with User
c. Demographic information is used to target advertisements to User
d. Username, E-Mail Address, and Password are used for User protection to restrict access to their account
e. User information may be sold or disclosed to third parties as described below; Section IV
IV. Sharing of Information
EarningStation does not rent, sell, or share User information, except in the following circumstances:
a. We are required to release User information in response to subpoenas, court orders, or other legal processes
b. Part or all of our business is sold to, merged with, or acquired by another company, in which case some or all User information would then belong to said company
c. We share User information when co-registration boxes (explained below; Section V) are checked during the course of registration
d. We suspect a User of committing fraud, in which case User information may be shared during the course of our investigation
e. We may sell or share User information to other advertisers or businesses whom we believe you may find useful and in order to enhance the service provided to our Users; however your information will never be made available to the general public.
f. We may share User information with third parties as reasonably necessary for us to operate this website and to provide offers and services to Users
g. California Residents Only: If you are a California resident, you have the right to receive:
(i) Information identifying any third party company(ies) to whom we may have disclosed, within the past calendar year, personal information pertaining to you for the company’s direct marketing purposes
In short: We will use your email address to send you email communications, your home address to mail your check, and other collected demographic information to personalize our emails and web site for you. In short: EarningStation.com will only share your information in the cases listed here.
V. Participation in the Program
Qualified individuals who complete an activity (offer) in compliance with these Terms and Conditions will receive the designated number of StationDollars associated with that activity which will be added to an account maintained by EarningStation and redeemable for Rewards
While there can be more than one (1) registered Participant residing in the same household, only one (1) registered Participant per household may complete any individual Survey and earn the StationDollars for such Survey.
Limit one (1) Reward Program account per person and per email address. Original account and any subsequent accounts established by a person using the same or different email account addresses may be void, at EarningStation’s discretion.
EarningStation reserves the right to terminate all accounts for any person found to have more than one account with the Rewards Program and void all associated StationDollars.
Qualified individuals who start any activity are "Participants"; however, Participants must successfully complete an activity in good faith to earn StationDollars toward a Reward. At EarningStations’ discretion, Participant may also earn StationDollars for other events such as attempting to take a Survey, taking profiler surveys, etc.
In the event of a dispute as to any activity (offer) completion which you receive StationDollars, the finial decision will be decided by EarningStation.
Upon redemption of Rewards, Participant must confirm his/her physical address, email address and other pertinent information for fulfillment of the Reward.
StationDollars expire one (1) year from date such StationDollars were accrued. Any StationDollars not redeemed within one (1) year from date of accrual will be void at EarningStations discretion. Participants are solely responsible for keeping track of their Station Dollar totals.
VI. Redemption for Rewards
Rewards are subject to change at any time. Participants are eligible to redeem their StationDollars for a Reward if they have earned enough StationDollars for the Reward.
Each Reward is subject to the terms of the vendor providing the Reward, including without limitation, expiration dates and other restrictions.
Rewards are nonrefundable and nonreturnable
StationDollars have no cash value and cannot be redeemed for cash.
EarningStation reserves the right to refuse to provide a Reward to any Participant that has either not registered with EarningStation, OR has provided false information when registering with EarningStation
Participants are responsible for paying any applicable federal, state, provincial, and local taxes as well as any other costs and expenses associated with receiving Rewards as a result of their participation in the Rewards Program.
Participants are also responsible for any applicable telephone or Internet access fees that they incur while participating in the Rewards Program.
EarningStation is required by law to issue a Form 1099 to any Participant who is a resident of the United States and who is paid $600.00 or more within a year. Participant agrees to provide EarningStation with all necessary information for tax reporting purposes upon request.
Cancellation of a Rewards account is effective as soon as the Participant submits the cancellation request and any associated StationDollars not redeemed will be immediately void. Participants may not redeem StationDollars for Rewards after cancellation.
VII. Delivery of Claimed Rewards
Rewards may be emailed to your email address or mailed to the U.S. postal address, as applicable, that you provided when you registered for your Account or to the email or U.S. postal address that our records show your Account was last updated to reflect. Processing times may vary. Rewards that are undeliverable for whatever reason (including, without limitation, because your Account information is incorrect or outdated) will not be re-sent and are forfeited, and the points will not be refunded.
If a Participant does not participate during a 90 day period, EarningStation may elect, in its sole discretion, to terminate his/her membership along with any StationDollars received without notice. Forfeited points will not be refunded.
Other grounds for termination without notice include but are not limited to inadequate or untruthful survey responses, undeliverable physical address, undeliverable e-mail address, and/or email boxes which are full after 3 attempts to contact the Participant and any other fact or condition that, in the sole discretion of EarningStation, warrants such termination.
When membership is terminated, EarningStation will stop sending Participant email invitations to participate in surveys. A Participant’s StationDollars expire on the date of termination. Redemption of outstanding StationDollars will be terminated and outstanding gift cards will not be mailed or emailed to Participant.
As a condition of membership, Participant hereby waives and releases any and all claims against Released Parties arising from or related to such membership termination or StationDollars expiration.
EarningStation has the sole discretion to terminate a User for but is not limited to:
i. post, upload, transmit or otherwise disseminate information that is obscene, indecent, vulgar, pornographic, sexual, hateful or otherwise objectionable
ii. post spam links, and/or personal referral links in an aggressive, wanton, or otherwise inappropriate fashion both on EarningStation.com or on any other public site on the web
iii. defame, libel, ridicule, mock, stalk, threaten, harass, intimidate or abuse anyone, hatefully, racially, ethnically or, in a reasonable person's view, otherwise offensive or objectionable
iv. upload or transmit (or attempt to upload or transmit) files that contain viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancelbots, corrupted files or data, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of the Service, other users' computers, or the access to or functionality of the EarningStation
v. violate the contractual, personal, intellectual property or other rights of any party including using, uploading, transmitting, distributing, or otherwise making available any information made available through the Service in any manner that infringes any copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, or other right of any party (including rights of privacy or publicity)
vi. attempt to obtain passwords or other private information from other members
vii. improperly use support channels or complaint buttons to make false reports to the Company
viii. develop, distribute, or publicly inform other members of "auto" software programs, "macro" software programs or other "cheat utility" software program or applications in violation of the applicable License Agreements
ix. exploit, distribute or publicly inform other members of any error, miscue or bug that gives an unintended advantage violate any applicable laws or regulations, or promote or encourage any illegal activity including, but not limited to, hacking, cracking or distribution of counterfeit software, or cheats or hacks for the Services.
IX. Modifications and Termination of Rewards Program
EarningStation may modify any of the terms and conditions governing the Rewards Program including, but not limited to, the methods by which StationDollars may be earned, the number of StationDollars required to redeem for a Reward, the value of Rewards offered, the identity of the vendors providing Rewards, and/or conditions under which Rewards may be forfeited at any time, with or without notice, even though these changes may affect a Participant's ability to redeem StationDollars already earned.
The Rewards Program has no predetermined termination date and may continue until such time as EarningStation decides to terminate the Rewards Program. EarningStation may terminate the Rewards Program at any time, with or without notice. Those Participants with a sufficient number of eligible StationDollars for redemption will have thirty (30) days from the date the Rewards Program termination is announced to redeem any StationDollars remaining in their accounts after thirty (30) days will be voided.
To serve you better and send you the most relevant Surveys, we may seek other personally and non-personally identifiable information about you from you, our data partners where you have given them your consent, or where such information is otherwise publicly available. Such information may include postal, demographic or profile data. If you provide us with your email address or other personal information, or if we obtain such information about you from you or from one of our partners, we will retain and use that information solely for the purpose of sending you surveys from selected marketer research companies.
XI. Proprietary Rights
All right, title and interest in and to any trademarks, logos, phrases, titles, or other content and materials used in connection with the Rewards Program and/or the Site ("Intellectual Property"), unless otherwise stated, are the exclusive property of EarningStation.
User may not sell, license, rent, copy, distribute, alter, display, or transmit any of the Intellectual Property. You do not acquire ownership rights to any content, document, software, services, and/or other materials downloaded, previewed and/or viewed at or through the Site. The posting or distribution of information and/or material at or through the Site by EarningStation does not constitute a waiver of any right in such information and/ or materials.
All information submitted in connection with the Rewards Program and all resulting data becomes the exclusive property of EarningStation.
XII. Third-Party Content and Websites
User acknowledges that EarningStation neither endorses the content of advertisements, surveys, or partner websites, nor assumes responsibility or liability for the accuracy of material contained therein, or any potential infringement of third party intellectual property rights arising therefrom, or any fraud or other crime facilitated thereby.
XIII. Legal Warning
EarningStation reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify from the Rewards Program any individual it finds to be tampering with the Site, the Rewards process, or the operation of the Rewards Program or to be acting in violation of these Terms and Conditions or in a disruptive manner and may void all StationDollars associated with such individual.
Any attempt by any User to damage, destroy, tamper with, vandalize and/or otherwise interfere or undermine the legitimate operation of the Site or the Rewards Program may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, EarningStation reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.
- THE FOLLOWING PROVISIONS MAY NOT APPLY IN YOUR JURISDICTION OF RESIDENCE. TO THE EXTENT THAT THE FOLLOWING PROVISIONS APPLY, BY USING THE SITE AND/OR PARTICIPATING IN THE REWARDS PROGRAM YOU AGREE TO THE FOLLOWING PROVISIONS.
XIV. Limitation of Liability
By participating in the Rewards Program and or using the Site, User (and, if an eligible minor, his/her parent or legal guardian) acknowledges that technical processing and transmission of information on the website may involve transmissions over various networks and changes to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting networks or devices.
EarningStation is not responsible for: (a) incorrect or inaccurate transcription of information; (b) problems related to any of the equipment or programming associated with the Rewards Program, the Site, or otherwise utilized by the User; (c) any human error or typographical, printing or other error; (d) any interruption, deletion, omission, defect, or line failure of any telephone network or electronic transmission; (e) problems relating to computer equipment, software, or inability to access the Site; (f) any undeliverable emails, or Rewards, or lost or misplaced notifications or Rewards; or (g) any other technical or non-technical error or malfunction relating to or in connection with the Rewards Program, or the Site, including, but not limited to, errors or malfunctions relating to the administration of the Rewards Program, the issuing, tabulating or redeeming of StationDollars or EarningStation Rewards, the announcement of the Rewards or in any Rewards Program-related materials. Released Parties are not responsible for directing email to an address different from the original address submitted by the User.
By using the Site and/or participating in the Rewards Program, each User (and, if an eligible minor, his/her parent or legal guardian) accepts all responsibility for, and hereby indemnifies and holds harmless the Released Parties from and against any claims that may arise from use of the Site, participation in the Rewards Program, the redemption or use of any Reward, actions taken by such User or for any unauthorized access to User's account by any third party.
In respect of death or personal injury caused by the negligence of Released Parties only and where prohibited, under no circumstances, including, but not limited to, negligence, shall the Released Parties be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, or consequential damages arising out of a Users use of the Site and/or participation in the Rewards Program, even if any or all of the Released Parties have been advised of the possibility of such damages. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages; therefore such exclusions may not apply to each User. By using the Site, and/or participating in the Rewards Program, a User (and, if an eligible minor, his/her parent or legal guardian) waives any and all rights to bring any claim or action related to such matters in any forum beyond one (1) year after the first occurrence of the kind of act, event, condition, or omission upon which the claim or action is based.
XV. Disclaimer of Warranties
User (and, if an eligible minor, his/her parent or legal guardian) expressly agrees to use the Site, participate in the Rewards Program, and/or accept any Reward at his/her own risk.
Released Parties disclaim any and all express and implied warranties, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement. Released Parties shall not be liable or responsible for those guarantees, warranties and representations, if any, offered by any Released Party's partners, vendors, suppliers of Rewards, or suppliers of services. No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by User from Earning Station through the Site or the Rewards Program shall create any warranty not expressly made herein.
XVI. Governing Law, Venue, and Jurisdiction
Except where prohibited, User (and, if an eligible minor, his/her parent or legal guardian) agrees that: (a) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with use of the Site, and/or the Rewards Program shall be resolved individually without resort to any form of class action and exclusively by the appropriate court located in New York, NY, USA. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Terms and Conditions, User's rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of Earning Station in connection with the Site and/ or the Rewards Program, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of State of New York, USA, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of New York or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than State of New York, USA. User consents to the jurisdiction of the courts located within New York City, New York State, USA.
XVII. General Provisions
If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is held to be invalid or unenforceable, such provision shall be struck and the remaining provisions shall be enforced.
EarningStation’s failure to enforce any term of these Terms and Conditions shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.
XVIII. Contact Information
Customer Service at EarningStation.com
300 Trade Center, Suite 3590
Woburn MA, 01801
EarningStation signup pages may contain co-registration checkboxes, where Users can choose to “co-register” for other Web Sites during their registration with EarningStation.com by checking the checkbox next to the co-registration Offer. Users are not required to select any co-registration boxes to join EarningStation; however, they may be required to do so in order to qualify for Signup Bonus(es) and/or other promotions.
Information Sharing When a User co-registers for an Offer by checking the co-registration checkbox, any information they provide to EarningStation.com may be shared with the Advertiser associated with the co-registration Offer. EarningStation cannot control what Advertisers subsequently do with that information.
Privacy on Other Sites This website may contain links to third party websites. We provide these links for your convenience, We do not review, control or monitor the privacy practices of websites operated by others. We are not responsible for the performance of these sites or for your business dealings with them. Your use of other websites is subject to the terms and conditions of those websites, including the privacy policies of those websites.
In short: Our Advertisers each have their own Privacy Policies.
II. COOKIES AND THIRD PARTY TRACKING TECHNOLOGY
A “cookie” is a small data file that may be saved to and stored on your computer when you visit a website or open an email. Cookies permit a website to “remember” whether your computer has visited the website before and helps the website create a more personalized experience for you and records activities taken by you, such as offers completed. In addition to cookie technology, EarningStation.com and our Advertisers use additional third party technology and tracking tools to record offers and activities completed by you, friends referred by you, and to communicate information about you, such as demographic information (e.g., age, gender), in order to target offers and advertisements to specific groups as requested by Advertisers. Cookies and other tracking technology is collectively referred to as “Cookies and Recording Tools.”
III. About Cookies and Third Party Technology
Your computer permits you to change the settings on your web browser to not accept and/or disable Cookies and Recording Tools. However, if you do not accept Cookies and Recording Tools used by EarningStation.com and our Advertisers, you may not be able to use certain functions on certain websites. More importantly, if you do not accept Cookies and Recording Tools you will not receive credit for offers or other actions completed by you because we and our Advertisers are unable to track and record your activity. If you do not want to accept Cookies and Recording Tools, you must stop using this website.
IV. Third Party Cookies
Notwithstanding anything else in this policy, we or a data provider we have engaged may place or recognize a unique cookie on your browser to enable you to receive customized ads or content. These cookies contain no personally identifiable information. The cookies may reflect de-identified demographic or other data linked to data you voluntarily have submitted to us, e.g., your email address, that we may share with a data provider solely in hashed, non-human readable form. To opt-out of these cookies, please go to http://www.aboutads.info/choices.
V. Referral and Affiliate Tracking
VI. User Recognition
After a User has logged into the EarningStation.com Member’s Section, cookies are used to remember their Username and Password so they do not need to be entered during every visit to our Web Site. Users can logout of the Member’s Section if they do not wish to have this information saved.