Mobile Terms & Conditions

Program Description

RouteShout Service is a cross-carrier informational service designed to provide bus arrival times at a particular stop to a user. This is a standard rated, one-off messaging service. 1 msg per query. The consumer standing at a bus stop sees a sign placed by a transit agency to see the call to action and texts the bus route ID on the sign to the short code 25252 or 51511 and users can opt-out at any time by texting STOP, QUIT, END, CANCEL, UNSUBSCRIBE, STOP ALL to the short code. Users can also get assistance by emailing support@routematch.com or by calling the toll free #1-866-653-3629. T&C's can be viewed at http://www.routeshout.com/tos.

Participating Carriers

Alltel, AT&T, Boost Mobile, CellCom, Cellular One, C-Spire, Cincinnati bell, nTelos, Nextel, Sprint, T-Mobile, U.S. Cellular, Verizon Wireless, Virgin Mobile

Mobile Service Details

Message and Data Rates May Apply to each text message sent or received as provided in your wireless service rate plan. (Please contact your Participating Wireless Carrier for pricing plans and details).

To opt out of this voting process at any time text STOP, QUIT, CANCEL, END or UNSUBSCRIBE to 25252 or 51511.

To receive help requesting a schedule via text message at any time, send HELP to 25252 or 51511, call toll-free 1-866-653-3629 or e-mail support@routematch.com between 9am and 5pm EST Monday to Friday.

This policy applies to the following RouteMatch products and services:

MapHub
MeetMe
Spot
Follow
Bus / RouteShout
CallBits

RouteMatch Terms of Service

ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS

RouteMatch Inc. ("RouteMatch") provides the RouteMatch Services (defined below) to you subject to these Terms of Service ("TOS"), which may be updated or modified by us from time to time without notice to you. You can review the most current version of the TOS at any time at: http://www.routeshout.com/main/tos By accessing and/or using the RouteMatch Services, you accept and agree to be bound by the TOS in effect at the time you are accessing or using the RouteMatch Services. In addition, when using particular RouteMatch owned or operated services, you shall be subject to any posted guidelines or rules applicable to such services at such time, which may be posted and modified from time to time without notice to you. By accessing and using RouteMatch Services that include data from other parties you agree to the terms of service established by those third parties. A link to the third party terms of service that will apply to you, if you access data from such third parties, can be found at http://www.routeshout.com/main/tos. Such listing of third party terms of service, as well as the specific terms of service of the third parties, may be updated or modified from time to time without notice to you. Each time you use the RouteMatch Services, you are agreeing to all Terms of Service listed at the above link to the extent you make use of or access such third-party data. All such terms of services, guidelines and rules are hereby incorporated by reference into the TOS. RouteMatch may also offer other services that are governed by different terms of service.

DESCRIPTION OF RouteMatch SERVICES

RouteMatch provides users with access to a rich collection of resources, including without limitation various web software and communications tools, RouteShout Developer API, Gumband SMS API, Tinyblast, personalized content and branded programming through its network of properties which may be accessed through any various medium or device now known or hereafter developed (the "RouteMatch Services"). You also understand and agree that the RouteMatch Services may include advertisements as part of or through the RouteMatch Services and that these advertisements are necessary for RouteMatch to provide the RouteMatch Services. The manner, mode and extent of advertising on the RouteMatch Services are subject to change at any time and from time to time without notice. You also understand and agree that the RouteMatch Services may include certain communications from RouteMatch, such as service announcements, administrative messages and the RouteMatch Newsletter, and that these communications are considered part of RouteMatch membership and you will not be able to opt out of receiving them. Unless explicitly stated otherwise, any new features that augment or enhance the current RouteMatch Services, including the release of new RouteMatch properties, shall be subject to the TOS. You understand and agree that the RouteMatch Services are provided "AS-IS" and that RouteMatch assumes no responsibility for the timeliness, deletion, mis-delivery or failure to store any user communications or personalization settings. You are responsible for obtaining access to the RouteMatch Services, and that access may involve third-party fees (such as Internet service provider or airtime charges). You are responsible for those fees, including those fees associated with the display or delivery of advertisements. In addition, you must provide and are responsible for all equipment necessary to access the RouteMatch Services. You understand that the technical processing and transmission of the RouteMatch Services, including your Content, may involve (a) transmissions over various networks; and (b) changes to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting networks or devices.

YOUR REGISTRATION OBLIGATIONS

In consideration of your use of the RouteMatch Services, you represent that you are of legal age to form a binding contract and are not a person barred from receiving the RouteMatch Services under the laws of the United States or other applicable jurisdiction. You also agree to: (a) provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by the RouteMatch Service's registration form (the "Registration Data") and (b) maintain and promptly update the Registration Data to keep it true, accurate, current and complete. If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, or RouteMatch has reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, RouteMatch has the right to suspend or terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future use of the RouteMatch Services (or any portion thereof).

RouteMatch PRIVACY POLICY

Registration Data and certain other information about you are subject to our applicable privacy policy. For more information, see the full RouteMatch Privacy Policy at http://www.routeshout.com/main/privacy, You understand that through your use of the RouteMatch Services you consent to the collection and use (as set forth in the privacy policy) of this information, including the transfer of this information to the United States and/or other countries for storage, processing and use by RouteMatch and its affiliates.

MEMBER ACCOUNT, PASSWORD AND SECURITY

You will receive a password and account designation upon completing the RouteMatch Services’ registration process. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the password and account and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your password or account. You agree to (a) immediately notify RouteMatch of any unauthorized use of your password or account or any other breach of security, and (b) ensure that you exit from your account at the end of each session. RouteMatch cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with this Section 5.

MEMBER CONDUCT

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

You acknowledge that RouteMatch may or may not pre-screen Content, but that RouteMatch and its designees shall have the right (but not the obligation) in their sole discretion to pre-screen, refuse, or remove any Content that is available via the RouteMatch Services. Without limiting the foregoing, RouteMatch and its designees shall have the right to remove any Content that violates the TOS or is otherwise objectionable. You agree that you must evaluate, and bear all risks associated with, the use of any Content, including any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of such Content. In this regard, you acknowledge that you may not rely on any Content created by RouteMatch or submitted to RouteMatch, including without limitation information in RouteMatch Message Boards and in all other parts of the RouteMatch Services. You acknowledge, consent and agree that RouteMatch may access, preserve and disclose your account information and Content if required to do so by law or in a good faith belief that such access preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to: (i) comply with legal process; (ii) enforce the TOS; (iii) respond to claims that any Content violates the rights of third parties; (iv) respond to your requests for customer service; or (v) protect the rights, property or personal safety of RouteMatch, its users and the public. You understand that the RouteMatch Services and software embodied within the RouteMatch Services may include security components that permit digital materials to be protected, and that use of these materials is subject to usage rules set by RouteMatch and/or content providers who provide content to the RouteMatch Services. You may not attempt to override or circumvent any of the usage rules embedded into the RouteMatch Services. Any unauthorized reproduction, publication, further distribution or public exhibition of the materials provided on the RouteMatch Services, in whole or in part, is strictly prohibited.

INTERSTATE NATURE OF COMMUNICATIONS ON RouteMatch NETWORK

When you register with RouteMatch, you acknowledge that in using the RouteMatch Services to send electronic communications (including but not limited to email, search queries and sending messages), you will be causing communications to be sent through RouteMatch's computer networks, portions of which are located in Washington, Pennsylvania, Ohio, and other locations in the United States and portions of which are located abroad. As a result, and also as a result of RouteMatch's network architecture and business practices and the nature of electronic communications, even communications that seem to be intrastate in nature can result in the transmission of interstate communications regardless of where you are physically located at the time of transmission. Accordingly, by agreeing to this TOS, you acknowledge that use of the service results in interstate data transmissions.

SPECIAL ADMONITIONS FOR INTERNATIONAL USE AND EXPORT AND IMPORT COMPLIANCE

Recognizing the global nature of the Internet, you agree to comply with all local rules regarding online conduct and acceptable Content. Use of the RouteMatch Services and transfer, posting and uploading of software, technology, and other technical data via the RouteMatch Services may be subject to the export and import laws of the United States and other countries. You agree to comply with all applicable export and import laws and regulations. In particular, you: (a) represent that you are not a party identified on any government export exclusion list, including but not limited to the U.S. Denied Persons, Entity, and Specially Designated Nationals Lists, nor will you transfer software, technology, and other technical data via the RouteMatch Services to parties identified on such lists; (b) agree not to use the RouteMatch Services for military, nuclear, missile, chemical or biological weaponry end uses in violation of U.S. export laws; (c) agree not to transfer, upload, or post via the RouteMatch Services any software, technology or other technical data in violation of U.S. or other applicable export or import laws.

CONTENT SUBMITTED OR MADE AVAILABLE FOR INCLUSION ON THE RouteMatch SERVICES

RouteMatch does not claim ownership of Content you submit or make available for inclusion on the RouteMatch Services. However, with respect to Content you submit or make available for inclusion on publicly accessible areas of the RouteMatch Services, you grant RouteMatch the following worldwide, royalty-free and non-exclusive license(s), as applicable:

"Publicly accessible" areas of the RouteMatch Services are those areas of the RouteMatch network of properties that are intended by RouteMatch to be available to the general public.

CONTRIBUTIONS TO RouteMatch

By submitting ideas, suggestions, documents, and/or proposals ("Contributions") to RouteMatch through its suggestion or feedback webpages, you acknowledge and agree that: (a) your Contributions do not contain confidential or proprietary information; (b) RouteMatch is not under any obligation of confidentiality, express or implied, with respect to the Contributions; (c) RouteMatch shall be entitled to use or disclose (or choose not to use or disclose) such Contributions for any purpose, in any way, in any media worldwide; (d) RouteMatch may have something similar to the Contributions already under consideration or in development; (e) you are not entitled to any compensation or reimbursement of any kind from RouteMatch under any circumstances.

INDEMNITY

You agree to indemnify and hold RouteMatch and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, employees, partners and licensors harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys' fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of Content you submit, post, transmit, modify or otherwise make available through the RouteMatch Services, your use of the RouteMatch Services, your connection to the RouteMatch Services, your violation of the TOS, or your violation of any rights of another.

GENERAL PRACTICES REGARDING USE AND STORAGE

You acknowledge that RouteMatch may establish general practices and limits concerning use of the RouteMatch Services, including without limitation the maximum number of queries, sent messages or other uploaded Content that will be retained by the RouteMatch Services, the maximum disk space that will be allotted on RouteMatch's servers on your behalf, and the maximum number of times (and the maximum duration for which) you may access the RouteMatch Services in a given period of time. You agree that RouteMatch has no responsibility or liability for the deletion or failure to store any messages and other communications or other Content maintained or transmitted by the RouteMatch Services. You acknowledge that RouteMatch reserves the right to log off accounts that are inactive for an extended period of time. You further acknowledge that RouteMatch reserves the right to modify these general practices and limits from time to time. Your agreement to this TOS constitutes your consent to allow RouteMatch to store these communications on its servers.

MODIFICATIONS TO RouteMatch SERVICES

RouteMatch reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the RouteMatch Services (or any part thereof) with or without notice. You agree that RouteMatch shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the RouteMatch Services (or any part thereof).

TERMINATION

You may terminate your RouteMatch account, any associated email address and access to the RouteMatch Services by submitting such termination request to RouteMatch. You agree that RouteMatch may, without prior notice, at any time and for any reason, immediately terminate, limit your access to or suspend your RouteMatch account, any associated email address, and access to the RouteMatch Services. Such termination, limitation of access or suspension may result from, among other things, (a) breaches or violations of the TOS or other incorporated agreements or guidelines, (b) requests by law enforcement or other government agencies, (c) discontinuance or material modification to the RouteMatch Services (or any part thereof), (d) unexpected technical or security issues or problems, (e) extended periods of inactivity, (f) engagement by you in fraudulent or illegal activities, and/or (g) nonpayment of any fees owed by you in connection with the RouteMatch Services. Further, you agree that all terminations, limitations of access and suspensions for cause shall be made in RouteMatch's sole discretion and that RouteMatch shall not be liable to you or any third party for any termination of your account, any associated email address, or access to the RouteMatch Services. Termination of your RouteMatch account includes any or all of the following: (a) removal of access to all or part of the offerings within the RouteMatch Services, (b) deletion of your password and all related information, files and content associated with or inside your account (or any part thereof), and (c) barring of further use of all or part of the RouteMatch Services. All rights and benefits granted to RouteMatch under these Terms of Service shall survive expiration or termination of your account or your ability to access or use the RouteMatch Services, including but not limited to those set forth in Sections 10 (Content Submitted or Made Available for Inclusion on the RouteMatch Services ), 12 (Contributions to RouteMatch), 13 (Indemnity), 16 (Termination), 20 (Disclaimer of Warranties), 21 (Limitation of Liability) and 28 (Miscellaneous).

DEALINGS WITH ADVERTISERS

Your correspondence or business dealings with, or participation in promotions of, advertisers found on or through the RouteMatch Services, including payment and delivery of related goods or services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such advertiser. You agree that RouteMatch shall not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings or as the result of the presence of such advertisers on the RouteMatch Services.

LINKS

The RouteMatch Services may provide, or third parties may provide, links to other World Wide Web sites or resources. You acknowledge and agree that RouteMatch is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any Content, advertising, products or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. You further acknowledge and agree that RouteMatch shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such Content, goods or services available on or through any such site or resource.

RouteMatch'S PROPRIETARY RIGHTS

You acknowledge and agree that the RouteMatch Services and any necessary software used in connection with the RouteMatch Services ("Software") contain proprietary and confidential information that is protected by applicable intellectual property and other laws. You further acknowledge and agree that Content contained in advertisements or information presented to you through the RouteMatch Services or by advertisers is protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents or other proprietary rights and laws. Except as expressly permitted by applicable law or as authorized by RouteMatch or the applicable licensor (such as an advertiser), you agree not to modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute, transmit, broadcast, publicly perform or create derivative works based on the RouteMatch Services, such Content or the Software, in whole or in part. RouteMatch grants you a personal, non-transferable and non-exclusive right and license to use the object code of its Software on a single computer; provided that you do not (and do not allow any third party to) copy, modify, create a derivative work from, reverse engineer, reverse assemble or otherwise attempt to discover any source code, sell, assign, sublicense, grant a security interest in or otherwise transfer any right in the Software. You agree not to modify the Software in any manner or form, nor to use modified versions of the Software, including (without limitation) for the purpose of obtaining unauthorized access to the RouteMatch Services. You agree not to access the RouteMatch Services by any means other than through the interface that is provided by RouteMatch for use in accessing the RouteMatch Services.

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT:

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT ROUTEMATCH AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, PARTNERS AND LICENSORS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY PUNITIVE, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF ROUTEMATCH HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), RESULTING FROM: (a) THE USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE ROUTEMATCH SERVICE; (b) THE COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS AND SERVICES; (c) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA; (d) STATEMENTS OR CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY ON THE ROUTEMATCH SERVICE; OR (e) ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO THE ROUTEMATCH SERVICE.

EXCLUSIONS AND LIMITATIONS

SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES OR THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. ACCORDINGLY, SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OF SECTIONS 20 AND 21 MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

NO THIRD-PARTY BENEFICIARIES

You agree that, except as otherwise expressly provided in this TOS, there shall be no third-party beneficiaries to this agreement.

NOTICE

ROUTEMATCH may provide you with notices, including those regarding changes to the TOS, including by but not limited to email, regular mail, SMS, MMS, text message, postings on the RouteMatch Services, or other reasonable means now known or hereafter developed. Such notices may not be received if you violate this TOS by accessing the RouteMatch Services in an unauthorized manner. Your agreement to this TOS constitutes your agreement that you are deemed to have received any and all notices that would have been delivered had you accessed the RouteMatch Services in an authorized manner.

TRADEMARK INFORMATION

You agree that all of RouteMatch’s trademarks, trade names, service marks and other RouteMatch logos and brand features, and product and service names are trademarks and the property of RouteMatch Inc. (the "RouteMatch Marks"). Without RouteMatch's prior permission, you agree not to display or use in any manner the RouteMatch Marks.

NOTICE AND PROCEDURE FOR MAKING CLAIMS OF COPYRIGHT OR INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY INFRINGEMENT

RouteMatch respects the intellectual property of others, and we ask our users to do the same. RouteMatch may, in appropriate circumstances and at its discretion, disable and/or terminate the accounts of users who may be repeat infringers. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, or your intellectual property rights have been otherwise violated, please provide RouteMatch's Copyright Agent the following information:

RouteMatch's Agent for Notice of claims of copyright or other intellectual property infringement can be reached as follows:
By mail:
Copyright Agent
c/o RouteMatch Inc.
6101 Penn Avenue, Ste. 401, Pittsburgh, PA 15206

MISCELLANEOUS

Entire Agreement. The TOS constitutes the entire agreement between you and RouteMatch and governs your use of the RouteMatch Services, superseding any prior version of this TOS between you and RouteMatch with respect to the RouteMatch Services. You also may be subject to additional terms and conditions that may apply when you use or purchase certain other RouteMatch services, affiliate services, third-party content or third-party software.
Choice of Law and Forum. You and RouteMatch each agree that the TOS and the relationship between the parties shall be governed by the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania without regard to its conflict of law provisions and that any and all claims, causes of action or disputes (regardless of theory) arising out of or relating to the TOS, or the relationship between you and RouteMatch, shall be brought exclusively in the state or federal courts located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. You and RouteMatch agree to submit to the personal jurisdiction of the state and federal courts located within Allegheny County Pennsylvania, and agree to waive any and all objections to the exercise of jurisdiction over the parties by such courts and to venue in such courts.
Waiver and Severability of Terms. The failure of RouteMatch to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the TOS shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of the TOS is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties' intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of the TOS remain in full force and effect.
No Right of Survivorship and Non-Transferability. You agree that your RouteMatch account is non-transferable and any rights to your RouteMatch ID or contents within your account terminate upon your death.
Statute of Limitations. You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to use of the RouteMatch Services or the TOS must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred.
The section titles in the TOS are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect.