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Your FamilyLIFE account and
services are made available to you by 7-TEL, Inc. ("7-TEL"). By using your
FamilyLIFE account, you acknowledge your receipt of and agreement with these
You authorize any charges
incurred from the use of your FamilyLIFE account to be billed to you through
your charge or credit card account or to be replenished with prepaid
FamilyMinute cards. You may use the FamilyLIFE account only so long as your
charge or credit card remains valid and in good standing or if you continue
to recharge your FamilyLIFE account with prepaid FamilyMinute cards. Your
FamilyLIFE account must not be used after your account or your charge or
credit card has expired or has been withdrawn, revoked, or terminated or you
have not replenished the account with FamilyMinute prepaid cards. You
continue to be responsible to 7-TEL for any charges resulting from the use
of your FamilyLIFE account after your charge or credit card has been
terminated or you have failed to replenish your account with prepaid
FamilyMinute cards, or after you revoke your authorization to bill your
account, which charges will be payable immediately to 7-TEL.
Your FamilyLIFE account is not transferable in
any way and may not be assigned to any third party. You agree to pay for all
charges incurred by use of the FamilyLIFE account issued to you and comply
with the other terms and conditions set forth herein. All charges incurred
through use of your FamilyLIFE account and debited to your credit card
account are subject to the credit card finance charges appearing on your
account statement, in accordance with the terms and conditions of that
Charges for the services will be rated and
charged in accordance with the rates provided herein or any promotional
offer during the published terms of such offer by 7-TEL in United States
dollars at a flat rate per minute (as provided in our price list). Our rates
are calculated at increments of 60 seconds. The amount debited will include
any applicable taxes, and will be shown in the currency provided for in your
charge or credit card agreement. All prices are subject to change without
prior notice. Our rates do not include additional charges you may receive
for terminating a call to a cell phone.
Per Minute Calling:
Generally, the calls on the No FEE Rates, Plus
Rates, and Super Rates plans are charged on a per minute basis. The price of
calls is deducted from your account balance. Under these calling plans,
users can call to anywhere in the world that 7-TEL provides service from
anywhere in the world that 7-TEL provides service.
These plans include calls to mobile phones, but
rates to mobile phones are often charged at a different rate.
There is no monthly charge for the "Per Minute –
No FEE Rates " calling plan. Per minute rates for all calls will be charged
according to the rate table for Per Minute – No FEE Rates. No EE Rate
customers are subject to 7-TEL expiration rules.
The service charge for the "Per Minute – Plus
Rates " calling plan is 65¢ monthly. Per minute rates for all calls will be
charged according to the rate table for Per Minute – Plus Rates. Accounts
under the Savings plan are not subject to expiration as long as funds remain
in the account. Should funds in any user's account fall below the 65¢
required to pay the monthly service charge, that Savings plan will be
replaced with Per Minute – No FEE Rates plan and be subject to the Terms of
Use for that plan.
The monthly service charge for the "Per Minute –
Super Rates " calling plan is $1.99 monthly. Per minute rates for all calls
will be charged according to the rate table for Per Minute - Super Rates.
Accounts under the Super Rates plan are not subject to expiration as long as
funds remain in the account. Should funds in any user's account fall below
the 1.99¢ required to pay the monthly service charge, that Super Rates plan
will be replaced with Per Minute – No FEE Rates plan and be subject to the
All Monthly Service Charges and Monthly
Recurring Charges and any additional per minute charges incurred will be
deducted from your prepaid debit account, directly from your credit card or
from your prepaid FamilyMinutes card. The amount debited will include any
applicable taxes, and will be shown in the currency provided for in your
charge or credit card agreement. In the case of deducting from your prepaid
debit account should your debit account balance drop below $2.50, your
credit card will automatically be recharged in the amount specified by you
during sign up. All prices are subject to change without prior notice.
If a user chooses to activate or switch to a
different calling plan, the plan the user is already participating in will
stay active until the end of the month and enrollment in the new plan will
begin on the date of the next billing cycle.
Any calling plan or Inbox service may be
terminated by 7-TEL upon failure to charge your FamilyLIFE account.
Unless otherwise noted, your FamilyLIFE account
will expire in 120 days from your last charge (financial transaction of
adding funds to your account). Any funds remaining in your FamilyLIFE
account upon expiration will be forfeited.
If 7-TEL suspects fraudulent use of your
account, it may be suspended or terminated without notice.
If your FamilyLIFE account is refused by the
7-TEL Global Network as an invalid number, or used without authorization,
please immediately contact
Prepayments will be debited to your credit card
upon registration within no more than for 3 working days following
registration. Any disputed charges must be brought to our attention, in
writing, within sixty (60) days of the charges or you will have waived your
right to dispute the charges. 7-TEL reserves the right to cancel your
FamilyLIFE account at any time.
Any disputes concerning the use of your
FamilyLIFE account requiring judicial resolution shall be determined in the
Courts of the State of California under the laws of the State of California.
You acknowledge that Value Added Taxes may apply
to calls made through the use of the 7-TEL accounts and you will be
responsible for any Value Added Tax.
The liability of 7-TEL or any of its affiliated,
employees, agents or service providers arising from errors or omissions in
the provision of the services is limited to an amount equal to the charge
for any such services.
7-TEL has no obligation to monitor the Service
or any user's use thereof or retain the content of any user session.
However, 7-TEL reserves the right at all times to monitor, review, retain
and/or disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law,
regulation, legal process or governmental request.