Last modified: April 16, 2013
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The Services are provided by Ahrefs Pte. Ltd. ("Ahrefs"), located at 16 Raffles Quay #33-03, Hong Leong Building, Singapore.
By using our Services, you are agreeing to these terms. Please read them carefully.
Using our Services
Using our Services does not give you ownership of any intellectual property rights in our Services or the content you access.
Our Services display some content that is not Ahrefs's. This content is the sole responsibility of the entity that makes it available.
We may review content to determine whether it is illegal or violates our policies, and we may remove or refuse to display content
that we reasonably believe violates our policies or the law.
But that does not necessarily mean that we review content, so please don't assume that we do.
Ahrefs.com does not share your personal information with third parties or public except our service providers,
such as SMTP infrastructure providers and payment processors or resellers, performing services on our behalf.
These service providers may have access to personal information needed to perform their functions but are not permitted
to share or use such information for any other purposes.
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Occasions when Ahrefs will deem it necessary to release client information include but are not limited to:
- when requested to do so by law enforcement agencies;
- when obliged to do so under law;
- for the purpose of pursuing outstanding debts or liabilities;
- when given permission to do so by said client.
We use analytics tools and other third party technologies, such as Google Analytics and DoubleClick Cookies,
to collect non-personal information in the form of various usage and user metrics when you use our online Sites and/or Services.
These tools and technologies collect and analyze certain types of information, including cookies,
IP addresses, device and software identifiers, referring and exit URLs, onsite behavior and usage information,
feature use metrics and statistics, usage and purchase history, MAC Address, mobile unique device ID, and other similar information.
The third party analytics companies who collect information on our Sites and/or Services
and other online products and/or services may combine the information collected with other
information they have independently collected from other websites and/or other online or
mobile products and services relating to your activities across their network of websites
as well as online and/or mobile products and services.
Many of these companies collect and use information under their own privacy policies.
In addition to our use of technologies as described herein, we may permit certain third party companies
to help us tailor advertising that we think may be of interest to you based on your use of Ahrefs Services
and to otherwise collect and use data about your use of Ahrefs Services.
You may opt out of the DoubleClick cookie by visiting the Google advertising opt-out page or
you may opt out of Google Analytics by visiting the Google Analytics opt-out page.
Google has additional information available about their
Google Analytics Remarketing Privacy Guidelines,
Description of Service
Ahrefs provides users with access to a rich collection of resources, including by not limited to,
search engine optimization tools, link analysis tools, application program interfaces (API).
You also understand that the Service may include certain communications from Ahrefs, such as service announcements,
administrative messages and that these communications are considered part of Ahrefs free registration and paid subscriptions.
Unless explicitly stated otherwise, any new features that augment or enhance the current Service,
including the release of new Ahrefs properties, shall be subject to this Agreement.
You are responsible for obtaining access to the Service, and that access may involve third-party fees
(such as Internet service provider or airtime charges).
Additionally, you must provide and are responsible for all equipment necessary to access the Service.
Your Registration Obligations
As a registered user of Ahrefs service, you represent that you are of legal age to form a binding contract.
You also agree to: (a) provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by the 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
Ahrefs has reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete,
Ahrefs has the right to suspend or terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future use of the service (or any portion thereof).
No Resale or Redistribution of Service
Except as expressly authorized by Ahrefs, you agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, trade, resell, modify,
create derivative works, or exploit for any commercial purposes, any portion of the Service use of the Service,
or access to the Service or computer code that powers the Service.
You must provide your valid email address, and any other information requested in order to complete subscription process.
You must provide a valid email address to become a Registrant.
Your login may only be used by one person - a single login shared by multiple people is not permitted.
You are responsible for maintaining the security of your account and password.
Ahrefs cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage from your failure to comply with this security obligation.
You must be a human. Accounts registered by "bots" or other automated methods are not permitted.
You must not modify, adapt or hack the Service or modify another website so as to falsely imply that it is associated with the Service or Ahrefs.
The code is Ahrefs's copyright. You shall not transmit any worms or viruses or any code of a destructive nature.
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 Service.
You agree not to access the Service by any means other than through the interface that is provided by Ahrefs for use in accessing the Service.
All attempts to access website, server or database of Ahrefs by the means of any automatic tools or in any unnatural way is prohibited and
may result in termination of client's access to Services.
Application program interfaces (API) is the only allowed way to get data using automatic tools.
You may not attempt to bypass any functionality or access features on the website directly by using custom http (or other) calls,
or attempt to manipulate the Service, or access it in a manner other than in a way in which a reasonable person would consider normal permitted use.
You should not attempt to take advantage of any feature that a reasonable person would consider an obvious omission or error on the website.
Blocking of IP Addresses
In order to protect the integrity of the Service, Ahrefs reserves the right at any time in its sole discretion to block Registrants and
Members from certain IP addresses from accessing the Website.
Registration and Subscription
You may become a Registrant of the Service at no cost. As a Registrant, you will have the ability to participate in some, but not all,
of the features and services available within the Service.
In order to access additional features and services, including the ability to use many of our tools, you must become a subscriber to the service.
Depending on the subscription plan you select, you will be entitled to varying number of features and/or different limits.
FastSpring ( http://www.fastspring.com/ ) is a trusted reseller of Ahrefs's Subscriptions.
Payed access time which you missed to use is not eligible for refund.
You may request the refund during the 7-day term via e-mailing to support.
Asking the refund please inform us about the reason to help us keep getting better.
Ahrefs refund policy is available on this page and it is your responsibility to get acquainted with it and possible future revisions.
Cancellation of service
Ahrefs reserves the right of unilateral service cancellation under the following circumstances:
- Client breaks these Terms and Conditions;
- Client diverges from the normal usage patterns established by Ahrefs services;
- Client attempts to inflict damages on the reputation or normal work of Ahrefs.com;
- As respond to requests for customer service;
Ahrefs receives abuse request concerning user actions from law enforcement agencies.
Cancellation of service by client implies that all the responsibilities about data, received by Ahrefs.com services,
covered by these Terms and Conditions, are in effect.
Modifications to Service
We are constantly changing and improving our Services.
We may add or remove functionalities or features, and we may suspend or stop a Service altogether.
You can stop using our Services at any time, although we'll be sorry to see you go.
Ahrefs may also stop providing Services to you, or add or create new limits to our Services at any time.
Ahrefs users agree that Ahrefs shall not be liable, to you or to any third party,
for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the service.
The Service may provide links to other World Wide Web sites or resources.
Because Ahrefs has no control over such sites or resources, users acknowledge and agree that Ahrefs is not responsible
for the availability of such external sites or resources, does not endorse said sites/resources, and is not responsible,
nor liable for any content, advertising, or other materials on or available from such sites or resources.
Users further acknowledge and agree that Ahrefs shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly,
for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or related in any way to use of or reliance on any such content,
goods or services available on or through any such site or resource.
Liability for our Services
WHEN PERMITTED BY LAW, AHREFS, WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR LOST PROFITS, REVENUES, OR DATA, FINANCIAL LOSSES OR INDIRECT,
SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES.
TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, THE TOTAL LIABILITY OF AHREFS, FOR ANY CLAIM UNDER THESE TERMS,
INCLUDING FOR ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES, IS LIMITED TO THE AMOUNT YOU PAID US TO USE THE SERVICES
(OR, IF WE CHOOSE, TO SUPPLYING YOU THE SERVICES AGAIN).
IN ALL CASES, AHREFS, WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE THAT IS NOT REASONABLY FORESEEABLE.
The services and information are provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis without any warranty.
Ahrefs may be contacted by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
By contacting Ahrefs, the client grants Ahrefs a worldwide, non-exclusive perpetual right to any ideas, information,
designs or other material contained in any communication, except when the client has obtained prior written agreement from Ahrefs board.
The client agrees not to pass to Ahrefs any commercially sensitive information and data about their own operations.
The client accepts that information sent to Ahrefs will not under any circumstance be considered subject
to any form of non-disclosure agreement, except when the client has obtained prior written consent from Ahrefs board.
All parties take into consideration that email is not a secure, guaranteed medium of communication.
Emails should only be regarded received by Ahrefs if the client receives a manually created response.
With the exception of the above points, all discussions over email are deemed to be of informal nature,
and should only be taken as binding when indicated as such by Ahrefs board.
Any suggestions, mention or reference of any alteration to past, present or future contractual terms by Ahrefs
should be taken purely as speculative until such time that the client is in possession of written confirmation by Ahrefs board.
About these Terms
We may modify these terms or any additional terms that apply to a Service, for example, reflect changes to the law or changes to our Services.
You should look at the terms regularly. We'll post notice of modifications to these terms on this page.
Changes will not apply retroactively and will become effective no sooner than seven days after they are posted.
However, changes addressing new functions for a Service or changes made for legal reasons will be effective immediately.
If you do not agree to the modified terms for a Service, you should discontinue use of Service.
These terms control the relationship between Ahrefs and you. They do not create any third party beneficiary rights.
If you do not comply with these terms, and we don't take action right away, this doesn't mean
that we are giving up any rights that we may have (such as taking action in future).
If any of these Terms and Conditions are rendered invalid or void, the other Terms and Conditions will remain in fact.
The section titles in the TOS are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect.