Terms and Conditions of Use for USPS® Mobile Services
The Postal Service reserves the right to change the terms, conditions, and notices under which the Services and USPS Applications are offered. You may review the most current terms and conditions of use at https://m.usps.com/m/TermsConditions. If You do not agree to, or cannot comply with, the Agreement as amended, You must stop using the Service and USPS Applications. You will be deemed to have accepted the Agreement as amended if You continue to use the Service or the USPS Application. User acknowledges and agrees that his or her use of the Service or USPS Application, in each instance, is subject to any such changes and that User's use of the Service and USPS Application constitutes acceptance of such changed terms. User agrees to review this Agreement from time to time to ensure compliance with these terms and conditions.
Intellectual Property - License Grant and Restrictions
This Service and any Applications provided to You by the USPS are for User's personal use. User may not modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell any information, software, products, or services obtained from the Service. Material provided by the Service is the copyrighted property of the Postal Service. All rights reserved. The information and images presented through the Service or through the Application may not under any circumstances be reproduced or used without USPS's prior written permission. You may view and download material from this Service and the Applications only (i) for personal, non-commercial use; (ii) where the materials clearly state that these materials may be copied and reproduced according to the terms stated in those particular pages; or (iii) with the express written permission of the Postal Service. In all other cases, you will need written permission from the Postal Service to reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit, distribute or publicly display material from this Service or any Application.
You agree that You will not:
- use the Service or any Application to reproduce copyrighted materials;
- copy, store, edit, change, prepare any derivative work of or alter in any way any of the information provided through the Service or the Application except for uses related to Your personal mailing and purchase of USPS products and services;
- provide Your password, if required by the Service or any Application to any other person;
- translate, reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble, modify or create derivative works based on the Service or any Application or any portion of them;
- circumvent any technology used by the USPS or its licensors to protect content accessible via Service or the Application;
- rent, lease or sublicense any of the information provided through the Service or any Application; or
- use the Service or any Application in any way that violates the terms of this Agreement.
As between You and USPS, You acknowledge that USPS owns or has a license to all title and copyrights in and to the Service and the Applications. All title and intellectual property rights in and to the content in the Service and the Applications is the property of the respective content owner (whether the USPS or a licensor to the USPS) and may be protected by applicable copyright or other intellectual property laws and treaties and subject to use restrictions under such laws or treaties.
The Service and the Applications contain the trademarks, service marks, graphics and logos of the USPS and may contain third-party trademarks, service marks, graphics, and logos. You are not granted any right or license with respect to such USPS trademarks or the trademarks of any third party.
Updates, Maintenance and Support
USPS may from time to time make available to all users of the Service or the Applications, updates at no cost or subject to additional fees in USPS's sole discretion. "Updates" means any updates, upgrades or error corrections to the Service or the Application that USPS makes available generally to users of the Service or the Applications. Notwithstanding anything else contained in this Agreement, USPS will have no obligation to continue producing or releasing new versions of the Service or the Applications or any updates thereto. USPS is solely responsible for providing any maintenance and support services with respect to the Applications, as specified in this Agreement, or as required under applicable law.
Links to Third-Party Sites and Limitation of Liability
The Service and other websites and services that may be accessible through the Service or the Applications, which also may be operated by the Postal Service, may contain links to websites operated by parties other than the Postal Service. Such links are provided solely for User's convenience. The Postal Service does not control such third-party websites and is not responsible for the contents of such sites. The Postal Service's inclusion, if any, of links to such third-party websites does not imply any endorsement of the material on such sites or any association with their operators. When linking to such third-party websites, the Postal Service follows web-linking and exit page guidelines as set forth in USPS Management Instruction AS-610-2012-3. The Postal Service does not monitor websites linked to by User, and the use of any such links is performed strictly at the User's own risk. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE POSTAL SERVICE BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM ACTIVITY OCCURRING ON NON-POSTAL SERVICE WEBSITES WHEN A USER LINKS TO SUCH SITE FROM THE SERVICE.
No Unlawful or Prohibited Use
- Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others;
- Publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful topic, name, material or information;
- Upload files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy of publicity) unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consents;
- Upload files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another's computer;
- Advertise or offer to sell any goods or services for any commercial purpose;
- Conduct or forward surveys, promotions, sweepstakes, contests, pyramid schemes or chain letters;
- Download any file posted by another user of the Service or the Applications that User knows, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed in such manner;
- Falsify or delete any author attributions, legal or other proper notices or proprietary designations or labels of the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded; or
- Restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Service or the Applications.
The Postal Service reserves the right to terminate User's access to the Service or the Applications at any time without notice for any reason whatsoever.
User grants the Postal Service permission to use any information, suggestions, ideas, drawings or concepts communicated for any purpose by You to the Postal Service in any manner that the Postal Service chooses, commercial, public or otherwise, without compensation whatsoever. User agrees and acknowledges that all content found within the Service, whether provided by the Postal Service, third-parties or from User, to the fullest extent permitted by law and under contract, shall be or become the property of the United States Postal Service with no restrictions in use, whether commercial or otherwise.
The information, software, products, and services included through this Service and the Applications may include inaccuracies or typographical errors. Changes are periodically added to the information provided. The Postal Service and/or its respective suppliers may make improvements and/or changes to this Service and the Applications at any time.
You acknowledge and agree to indemnify and hold the Postal Service, its affiliates, officers, employees and agents, harmless, including costs and attorneys' fees, from any claim or demand made by any third party due to or arising out of Your use of the Service or Applications or in the event of Your violation of this Agreement, any infringement of third party rights by You while utilizing the Service or the Applications, of any intellectual property or other right of any person or entity or arising out of or related to any products or services purchased by You in connection with the Service or Application offered by a third-party.
The Postal Service, in its sole and unreviewable discretion, reserves the right to deny any User access to the Service, the applications or any portion of usps.com without notice.
The Postal Service's performance of this agreement is subject to existing laws and legal process, and nothing contained in this agreement is in derogation of the Postal Service's right to comply with governmental, court and law enforcement requests or requirements relating to your use of this Service, the Applications or information provided to or gathered by the Postal Service with respect to such use. If any part of this agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set forth above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of the agreement shall continue in effect.
This agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the User and the Postal Service with respect to this Service as well as the Applications and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral or written, between the User and the Postal Service with respect to this Service and the Applications. A printed version of this agreement and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this agreement to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form.
Specific Provisions for Coupon Digital Capture Capability
The coupon digital capture feature of the Applications is intended to be used by You for Your individual use only and only in connection with coupons delivered to You through the U.S. Mail. You agree that You will only use the coupon digital capture capability to replace physical coupons delivered to You through the U.S. Mail with an electronic copy of such coupons. BEYOND THIS LIMITED USE, USE OF THE COUPON DIGITAL CAPTURE CAPABILITY OF THE APPLICATION TO DUPLICATE, DISTRIBUTE OR MAKE DERIVATIVE WORKS OF THIRD-PARTY COUPONS IS PROHIBITED. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE, UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT FAILURE TO ABIDE BY THESE TERMS COULD SUBJECT YOU TO DAMAGES.
Coupon Information Accuracy Disclaimer; Coupon Redemption Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability
THE POSTAL SERVICE IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CONTENT OF ANY AND ALL COUPON IMAGES CAPTURED UTILIZING THE DIGITAL CAPTURE FEATURE OF THE APPLICATIONS. ADDITIONALLY, THE POSTAL SERVICE DOES NOT VERIFY THE ACCURACY NOR ENDORSE THE CONTENT OF COUPONS UPLOADED TO THE APPLICATIONS. ALL INFORMATION ADDED TO THE COUPON PAGES INCLUDING MERCHANT NAME, DISCOUNT, PROMOTIONAL CODE OR CODES, EXPIRATION DATE, ETC. IS THE SOLE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE USER. ANY CHANGES TO THE CONTENT OF COUPONS, DISCOUNTS, OR PROMOTIONS BY THE THIRD PARTY RETAILER ARE NOT THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE POSTAL SERVICE.
IN NO EVENT SHALL THE POSTAL SERVICE BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES IN CONNECTION WITH THIRD-PARTY OFFERS THROUGH USE OF COUPONS CAPTURED UTILIZING THE APPLICATION. THE POSTAL SERVICE IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THIRD-PARTY ACCEPTANCE OR REJECTION OF COUPONS, OFFERS, OR DISCOUNTS. THE USER IS SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR HIS OR HER INTERACTIONS WITH THIRD-PARTY MERCHANTS. YOU AGREE TO RELEASE THE POSTAL SERVICE FROM ANY AND ALL CLAIMS OR LIABILITY RELATED TO PRODUCTS OR SERVICES OF THIRD-PARTY MERCHANTS, AND ANY ACTION OR INACTION BY THIRD-PARTY MERCHANTS, INCLUDING SUCH THIRD-PARTY MERCHANTS' FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH APPLICABLE LAW, AND ANY CONDUCT OR SPEECH, WHETHER ONLINE OR OFFLINE, OF ANY OTHER USER OR MERCHANT.
Specific Provisions for the USPS® iPhone® App
This Agreement is concluded between User and the Postal Service only, and not with Apple, Inc. ("Apple®"). In addition, the Postal Service, not Apple, is solely responsible for the products and services provided by the United States Postal Service such as the Service and the Applications as well as content thereof. User and the Postal Service acknowledge and agree that Apple, and Apple's subsidiaries, are third-party beneficiaries of this Agreement, and that, upon Your acceptance of the terms and conditions of this Agreement, Apple will have the right (and will be deemed to have accepted the right) to enforce this Agreement against You as a third-party beneficiary thereof as set forth in App Store's Terms And Conditions available online at http://www.apple.com/legal/itunes/appstore/us/terms.html. Accordingly, You and USPS acknowledge and agree that Apple, and Apple's subsidiaries, are third party beneficiaries of this Agreement, and that, upon your acceptance of the terms and conditions of this Agreement, Apple will have the right (and will be deemed to have accepted the right) to enforce this Agreement against you as a third party beneficiary thereof. You and USPS agree that Apple has no obligation whatsoever to furnish any maintenance and support services with respect to the Application.
Subject to the terms of this Agreement, User agrees and acknowledges that the Postal Service, not Apple, shall be responsible for addressing any claims of the end-user or any third-party relating to the Application or your possession and/or use of the Application, including, but not limited to: (i) product liability claims; (ii) any claim that the Application fails to conform to any applicable legal or regulatory requirement; and (iii) claims arising under consumer protection or similar laws.
Apple, the Apple logo, iPod, and iTunes are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. iPhone is a trademark of Apple Inc.
Specific Provisions for the USPS Android® Application
You and USPS agree that the group of companies of which Google is the parent has no obligation whatsoever to furnish any maintenance and support services with respect to the Android Application.
You acknowledge and agree that each member of the group of companies of which Google is the parent shall be third party beneficiaries to this Agreement and that such other companies shall be entitled to directly enforce, and rely upon, any provision of this Agreement that confers a benefit on (or rights in favor of) them. Other than this, no other person or company shall be third party beneficiaries to this Agreement.
If You have any questions or concerns regarding the use of the USPS Android Application, You may reach the USPS at MobileSupport@usps.gov.