Terms and Policies

Turnkey PTC Websites Terms and Conditions / Policies for Purchases

With turnkey ptc purchases, you agree that you have read and understand not only the license for hosting the website through our servers, but also the terms for the PTCShop web script (Included on this page) outlining the terms for the web script used to build the Turnkey PTC websites.

30 Days Money Back Guarantee option is applicable only if the PTCShop Web Script fails to run on your web server due to some technical reason. This option is not applicable if the customer decides not to use the software later on. Refund orders are processed at the sole discretion of our company.

PTC Website and Script Terms and Conditions

Non Transferrable Single Site License Terms and Agreement

PTChop referred to as "PTCShop" throughout this agreement grants you a non-exclusive license to use the PTCShop Web Script on one installation to be accessible by one URL (web address) subject to the provisions in all sections of this Agreement.

PTCShop Web Script software offered under yearly and lifetime licensing. Both license terms feature technical support and service plus access to upgrades to the software as they are available. In the event a one year license expires without being renewed, the software will remain completely functional but will be unsupported and no access to upgrades will be made available.


You may:

* Customize the Software's design and operation to suit the internal needs of your web site except to the extent not permitted in this Agreement.

* Produce and distribute modification instructions, Skin packs, or Language packs provided that they contain notification that the Skin and Language packs were exported from and originally created by PTCShop. The modifications instructions you personally create are not owned by PTCShop so long as they contain no proprietary coding or design elements from the original PTCShop template files.

* Create applications which interface with the operation of the Software provided said application is an original work.

You may not:

* Permit other individuals to use the Software except under the terms listed above.

* Reverse engineer, disassemble, or create derivative works based on the Software for distribution or usage outside your web site.

* Use the Software in such as way as to condone or encourage terrorism, promote or provide pirated software, or any other form of illegal or damaging activity.

* Modify and/or remove any copyright notices or labels on the Software on each page (unless copyright output removal is approved) and in the header of each script source file.

* Distribute the Software.

* Distribute individual copies of files, libraries, or other programming material in the Software package.

* Distribute or modify proprietary graphics, HTML, or CSS packaged with the software for use in software applications other than PTCShop or web sites without written permission from PTCShop.

* Modify the software to function in more than instance or location (URL, domain, subdomain, etc.) from a single set of source program files unless each location is separately licensed.

* Remove the 'Powered by PTCShop link from the footer of the admin control panel's files under any circumstances.

The Software is provided on an "AS IS" basis, without warranty of any kind, including without limitation the warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement. The entire risk as to the quality and performance of the Software is borne by you. Should the Software prove defective, you and not PTCShop assume the entire cost of any service and repair. In addition, the security mechanisms implemented by PTCShop Software have inherent limitations, and you must determine that the Software sufficiently meets your requirements. This disclaimer of warranty constitutes an essential part of the Agreement.

Title, ownership rights, and intellectual property rights in the Software shall remain with PTCShop. The Software is protected by copyright laws and treaties. Title and related rights in the content generated through the Software is the property of the applicable content owner and may be protected by applicable law. This License gives PTCShop no rights to such content.

This Agreement will terminate automatically upon failure to comply with the limitations described herein or on written notice from an authorized representative of PTCShop. On termination, you must destroy all copies of the Software within 48 hours. Termination of the license due to noncompliance will not result in any refunds of license fees.

PTCShop reserves the right to publish a selected list of users of the Software. PTCShop reserves the right to change the terms of this Agreement at any time. Changes to the Agreement will be announced via email using the PTCShop email notification list. Failure to receive notification of a change does not make those changes invalid. A current copy of this Agreement will be available on the www.ptcshop.com web site.

Skin packs and Language packs are defined as the group of code, text, and graphics that are exported from the software using the provided functions of the software Administration Control Panel. Integrated add-ons for the PTCShop Web Script are released under this Agreement. Purchasing or downloading integrated add-ons constitute an additional, separate instance of this Agreement.

Technical support will not be provided for third-party modifications to the Software including modifications to code, Skin packs, and Language packs to any license holder. If the Software is modified using a third-party modification instruction or otherwise, technical support may be refused to any license holder.

30 Days Money Back Guarantee option is applicable only if the PTCShop Web Script fails to run on your web server due to some technical reason. This option is not applicable if the customer decides not to use the software later on. Refund orders are processed at the sole discretion of our company. PTCShop shall, in its sole discretion, determine whether all requirements for the refund request have been satisfied and may terminate or modify the 30 days money back guarantee program on a prospective basis at any time. The act of submitting a refund request does not ensure that a refund will be issued.

I If you buy a hosted license of the PTCShop Web Script then you agree with the following terms and conditions.

1. Hosted License does not come with access to source code of script files.

2. You may request for a logo change on your hosted license.

3. Hosted License will be setup on our server and the URL to access your hosted website would be something like http://title.ptcshop.com/ where “title” can be of your choice provided that it has not be taken by someone else, or it can alternatively be pointed to an independent domain name of your choosing with additional fee's.

4. You have access to take SQL backup of your website data in your hosted license. So, it is your duty to take regular backups of your knowledgebase data. We do not provide any type of responsibility or guarantee of data loss in the case of hard drive crash.

Authorization to remove or modify output of copyright notices can be obtained from PTCShop for a fee. This fee authorizes you to remove the output of copyright notices: it does not give you authorization to remove any copyright notices in the program source files or any other rights.

The "Powered By" feature can be removed by choosing the "Hide Powered by" dropdown to yes in the admin panel, and does not require pre-authorization unless it is a copyright notice (Powered by is not a copyright notice).