NOTE: THIS IS A LEGALLY BINDING AGREEMENT

By joining API Fortress you are agreeing to the within Terms of Use. By using API Fortress you agree that you are bound by the within Terms of Use, and consent to the Terms of Use herein. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THE WITHIN TERMS OF USE, DO NOT LOGIN TO API FORTRESS, and instead close this browser window.

Even though you may be joining API Fortress through your employer or another company with which you are associated, you are agreeing to be individually bound by the within Terms of Use you will be entering into a legally binding agreement with API Fortress.

Please note that this Terms of Use uses the term “user” to describe any account that uses API Fortress. Whether it’s a company wide account, or individual user account. All rights herein apply to anyone that uses the API Fortress service.

Terms of Use

  1. What is API Fortress – API Fortress is a tool to help create, execute, and schedule tests for your, or a 3rd party’s, APIs.
  2. Account Requirements – In order to become a user of API Fortress you must be eighteen (18) years of age or older.
  3. Your Rights – As an API Fortress user you are entitled to:
    • access the information and services provided by our website, to the extent available (see ¶6);
    • end your relationship with API Fortress whenever you want to, by providing the appropriate notice (see ¶9);
  4. Your Responsibilities
    In order to remain a user of API Fortress, and to be entitled to the above-delineated rights, you must:
    • be a user of API Fortress in good standing;
    • agree to all of the within Terms of Use, and remain in compliance with the within Terms of Use for the entire time in which you are a user of API Fortress;
    • maintain awareness of amendments to the Terms of Use, as long as you are notified of said changes, which notification may come through notifications on our website, emails, and comply with said amendments as soon as you are notified of same;
    • provide updated contact information to API Fortress, through changes to your account, if your email address should change, as soon as said changes to your contact information occur;
    • comply with all applicable laws, rules and regulations promulgated by any governing bodies, with respect to your use of API Fortress;
    • keep your password confidential, and not allow others access to your API Fortress account;
    • not use any other users’ API Fortress accounts;
    • provide notice to API Fortress, through email at support@apifortress.com, if you are required by law, or believe you are required by law, to act contrary to any of the within Terms of Use, at least thirty (30) days prior to so acting;
    • be aware of and agree to our privacy policy;
    • comply with all of the “Do’s and Don’ts” listed in the within Terms of Use, and as amended from time to time (see ¶11).
  5. Rights Not Provided in these Terms of Use.
    Please see the API Fortress privacy policy for further information about how user information may be used.
    • Users of API Fortress do not have the right to unfettered access to the API Fortress website. API Fortress may need to limit or suspend service at any time, for any reason (see ¶6).
    • Users of API Fortress do not have the right to unlimited storage or resources on the API Fortress website. API Fortress may need to eliminate information or throttle resources by any user at any time, for any reason.
    • Users of API Fortress do not have the right to confidentiality of the information they provide to API Fortress. API Fortress may reveal such information to third-parties whenever necessary to: comply with the law (e.g. in answer to a third-party subpoena); enforce the within Terms of Use; defend against actions brought against API Fortress by third-parties.
  6. Availability of Service
    The services being provided by API Fortress are provided on an as available basis. The services may be interrupted at any time for any reason, including, but not limited to: provision of routine maintenance; technical problems with our equipment or your equipment; interference with interception caused by severe weather conditions; outside hackers; an overload of the system caused by too many users at one time. API Fortress does not warrant continual availability of the services being provided by it.
  7. Limitation of Damages
    API Fortress is not liable for any damages resulting from the unavailability of services. Users of API Fortress agree that they are not relying upon the services, and that they will not suffer any damages as a result of the unavailability of services. Additionally, API Fortress is not liable for any damage to your computer that results from downloading, accessing, or using API Fortress. You are downloading any information from the API Fortress website at your own risk.
    Additionally, API Fortress is not responsible for, and cannot be held liable for, any acts of third-parties, whether or not they are users of theAPI Fortress website. Furthermore, API Fortress does not, and is not required to, verify the identity of its users.
  8. Indemnification – You agree to indemnify and hold API Fortress, and its owners, employees, and affiliates, harmless for all damages and costs, including, but not limited to, reasonable attorneys fees, associated with defending against any and all claims or controversies resulting from your breach of these Terms of Use, your submission of information to API Fortress, or any actions you take with respect to API Fortress.
  9. Termination
    • You may terminate your account with API Fortress at any time, with or without cause, by notifying API Fortress staff, or through our email address support@apifortress.com. Termination is effective upon our receipt and processing of said notice, but will be superceded by any individual contract.
    • API Fortress may terminate your account at any time, with or without cause, and with or without notice. Once API Fortress terminates your account, you will no longer have access to your account.
    • Upon termination of an API Fortress account, whether by the user or by API Fortress, and whether or not for cause, these Terms of Use will no longer remain effective, except for ¶8 (Indemnification), and ¶12 (General Terms), which shall survive said termination.
    • Upon termination of an API Fortress account, your information will not be kept. If you should later reinstate your account with API Fortress, you will not be able to access information from your prior account.
  10. Do’s and Don’t
    1. Do:
      1. Act responsibly when using the API Fortress website. Users of API Fortress should interact in the same professional manner as they would interact in real life with their co-workers, employers, and/or employees.
      2. Comply with all laws, rules and regulations.
      3. Comply with the within Terms of Use.
      4. Always keep your API Fortress user account information up-to-date.
    2. Don’t:
      1. Provide false information as part of your user account. You must provide accurate information about your identity and your contact information to API Fortress.
      2. Provide information, articles, or any other material which, once published, will violate Copyright laws (see Copyright policy), or trademark or patent laws. Be sure that you have full authority to publish any materials that you publish on API Fortress, or to provide any information on or through API Fortress, and that publishing of such materials or information does not violate any agreements into which you may have entered, such as confidentiality agreements.
      3. Make any statements, about other companies of API Fortress, or about any other companies who are not users of API Fortress, which are knowingly false and/or defamatory.
      4. Login as an employee of a company with which you are not actually employed.
      5. Use any other user’s account.
      6. Attempt to market API Fortress materials for profit.
      7. Use materials provided by API Fortress in order to engage in a directly competitive business.
      8. Attempt to mirror or otherwise simulate the appearance of the API Fortress website in order to deceive others into believing they are on the API Fortress website when they are not.
      9. Attempt to interfere with or disrupt the operation of the API Fortress website.
      10. Attempt to send any malicious requests through API Fortress or to API Fortress.
      11. Attempt to override any security components of API Fortress.
      12. Infringe the API Fortress trademarks or copyrights.
      13. Publish or otherwise use any information obtained from or through API Fortress, if such publication or use violates copyright or trademark laws.
      14. Reverse engineer, decipher or otherwise attempt to derive the source code for API Fortress.
      15. State or imply that you are somehow affiliated with or endorsed by API Fortress.
      16. Create tests that are overly taxing to processing resources.
  11. General Terms
    1. Jurisdiction: Regardless of where you reside or where you access your API Fortress account, any claim, cause of action or dispute arising out of or related to the within Terms of Use shall be governed by the laws of the State of New York. Further, any and all legal actions arising out of or related to the within Terms of Use shall be resolved in a state or federal court located in the City and State of New York, and you agree to submit to personal jurisdiction in any state or federal court in the City and State of New York for the purpose of defending or pursuing any such claim[s].
    2. Severable: If any terms in the within Terms of Use are found to be void or otherwise unenforceable in any jurisdiction, the remaining terms of use shall be severable and enforceable to the full extent of the law, as if the void or otherwise unenforceable terms did not exist.
    3. Entire Agreement: The within Terms of Use constitute the entire agreement between you, the user, and API Fortress, and may only be amended through written amendments to the within Terms of Use. You are free to terminate your account with API Fortress at any time if you do not want to agree to any amendments to the within Terms of Use.
    4. Amendments: API Fortress may amend the within Terms of Use at any time, and said amendments will become effective upon delivery of notice of said amendments to you, by any reasonable means, including, but not limited to a notification on our website or an email.
    5. No waiver: API Fortress is not waiving its rights to enforce its rights in the within Terms of Use at any future time by failing to enforce any of its rights with respect to the within Terms of Use at any particular time, and API Fortress is not waiving its rights with respect to a future breach of the within Terms of Use by failing to enforce its rights with respect to a particular breach of the within Terms of Use. No waiver of any rights by API Fortress is enforceable unless it is in writing, and signed by a duly authorized officer of API Fortress.
    6. Assignment of rights: API Fortress may assign its rights and/or responsibilities in the within Terms of Use to any entity at any time, with or without notice to you. Users of API Fortress may not assign their individual rights or responsibilities under the within Terms of Use to any other individual or entity, as such rights are personal to such user.
    7. Additional Rights: Users of API Fortress may have additional rights not enumerated in the within Terms of Use, based on certain laws or regulations. To the extent that such additional rights conflict with the within Terms of Use, please see ¶12.B, entitled “Severable.”
    8. No Injunctions: You are not entitled to seek injunctive relief, including, but not limited to any injunction preventing or restraining API Fortress from operating its website or providing its services to its users, or requiring API Fortress to accept or continue to accept you or anyone as a user of API Fortress.
    9. Titles: Titles in the within Terms of Use (e.g. the title of this paragraph is “Titles”) are for reference only, and the language of the body of any given paragraph in the within Terms of Use supersedes that of the title. Titles are not independently enforceable.
    10. Mobile Carrier Costs: API Fortress provides email and texts alerts as optional services to its user. It bears no responsibility for any costs (mobile or otherwise) associated with these services.
    11. Marketing: By creating an account of API Fortress, we may use the company’s name and logo on its user list or homepage. Email support@apifortress.com and we will gladly remove if requested.
    12. Backups: API Fortress works to keep all its information safe and backed up. Should a critical failure occur and result in the loss of information, API Fortress cannot be held liable for damages.
    13. Taxing Resources: Users that create or edit tests are solely responsible for the burden these tests put on the targeted APIs. Should there be any violations to that APIs terms, the user takes responsibility for those and indemnifies API Fortress.