Although Sprint IP Relay and Sprint WebCaptel can be used for emergency calling, such emergency calling may not function the same as traditional 911/ E911 services. By using Sprint IP Relay or Sprint WebCaptel for emergency calling you agree that Sprint and itís subcontractors and suppliers are not responsible for any damages resulting from errors, defects, malfunctions, interruptions or failures in accessing or attempting to access emergency services through Sprint IP Relay whether caused by the negligence of Sprint or otherwise.
The Federal Communications Commission has authorized the provision of WebCaptel to enable consumers with hearing disabilities who access the telephone system to speak to the other party and simultaneously both listen to what the other party is saying and read captions of what is being said. In the Matter of Telecommunications Relay Services and Speech-to-Speech Services for Individuals with Hearing and Speech Disabilities Internet-based Captioned Telephone Service, 22 FCC Rcd 379 ∂21 (2006). Use of WebCaptel for other purposes is prohibited.
Welcome to Sprint Nextel's website, a service of Sprint Nextel, together with its subsidiaries, affiliates, agents and licensors (collectively "Sprint Nextel"). The following terms apply to your use of and access to any Sprint or Nextel (collectively "Sprint Nextel") owned or operated website ("Website"), as well as any electronic transmission sent, received, posted, accessed, or stored via any Sprint Nextel network ("Network"), including without limitation its wireless web, data, messaging, and WebCaptel services; Internet services; and internal email network for communicating with Sprint Nextel employees. Certain products or services offered through our Website may have additional terms and conditions, which govern in the event of any inconsistency with the terms below.
In addition to other agreements between you and Sprint Nextel, these terms explain the policies that govern your access to and use of our Website and Network, including the actions that we may take, within our sole discretion, for any use that we deem unacceptable.
By accessing or using our Website or Network, you agree to these terms (collectively the "Policy and Agreement"), as Sprint Nextel may modify it from time to time. If you do not agree to accept and comply with the Policy and Agreement, do not access or use our Website or Network.
The Website may contain links to other websites that are maintained by third parties over which Sprint Nextel has no control. These links are provided for convenience only. Use of these links will cause you to leave this Site and use of third-party websites is entirely at your own risk. Sprint Nextel makes no representation or warranty concerning any other site or the information, products or services offered or appearing on or through these sites. Sprint Nextel does not sponsor or endorse the operators of the sites or the content, products or services they provide, and Sprint Nextel is not responsible or liable for the conduct of the sites' operators, the content, availability, accuracy, quality, advertising, products, services or other materials offered at the sites.
You may access and use our Website and Network only for lawful purposes. You are responsible for any transmission you send, receive, post, access, or store via our Network, including the content of any communication. Transmitting, distributing, or storing any material that violates any applicable law is prohibited. Additionally, the following non-exhaustive list details the kinds of illegal or harmful conduct that are prohibited: Infringement: Infringement of intellectual property rights or other proprietary rights including, without limitation, material protected by copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret or other intellectual property right. Infringement may result from the unauthorized copying, distribution and/or posting of pictures, logos, software, articles,
musical works, and videos. Offensive Materials: Disseminating or posting material that is unlawful, libelous, defamatory, obscene, indecent, lewd, harassing, threatening, harmful, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, abusive, inflammatory or otherwise objectionable. Export Violations: Including, without limitation, violations of the Export Administration Act and the Export Administration Regulations administered by the Department of Commerce. Fraudulent Conduct: Offering or disseminating fraudulent goods, services, schemes, or promotions (e.g., make-money-fast schemes, chain letters, and pyramid schemes). Failure to Abide by Third-Party Website Policies: Violating the rules, regulations, or policies that apply to any third-party network,
server, computer database, or website that you access. Harmful Content: Disseminating or posting harmful content including, without limitation, viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, zombies, cancelbots or any other computer programming routines that may damage, interfere with, secretly intercept or seize any system, program, data or personal information.
You may not distribute, publish, or send through our Network: (1) unsolicited advertisements, solicitations, commercial e-mail messages or promotional messages of any kind (commonly referred to as "spam"); (2) unsolicited informational announcements; (3) chain mail; (4) numerous copies of the same or substantially similar messages; (5) empty messages; (6) messages which contain no substantive content; or (7) very large messages or files that disrupt a server, account, newsgroup, or chat service.
Likewise, you may not (1) participate in collecting e-mail addresses, screen names, or other identifiers of others (without Sprint Nextel's prior written consent), a practice sometimes known as spidering or harvesting; (2) participate in using software (including "spyware") designed to facilitate such activity; (3) collect responses from unsolicited messages; or (4) use any of our mail servers or another site's mail server to relay mail without the express permission of the account holder or the site.
You may not violate the security of our Website or Network in any way. Such violations may result in criminal or civil liability. Sprint Nextel may, but is not obligated to, investigate any violation of our Network. Sprint Nextel may cooperate with law enforcement where criminal or unauthorized activity is suspected. By using Sprint Nextel products services or sending, receiving, posting, accessing, or storing any electronic transmission via our Network, you agree to cooperate, as well, in any such investigation. Examples of Network security violations include, without limitation: Hacking: Unauthorized access to or use of data, systems or networks, including any attempt to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of a system or network or to breach security or authentication measures without the express prior authorization of the owner of the system or network. Interception: Unauthorized monitoring of data or traffic on any network or system without the express prior authorization of the owner
of the system or network. Intentional Interference: Interference with service to any user, host or network including, without limitation, denial-of-service attacks, mail bombing, news bombing, other flooding techniques, deliberate attempts to overload a system, and broadcast attacks. Falsification of Origin or Routing Information: Using, selling, or distributing in conjunction with the Services, any computer program designed to conceal the source or routing information of electronic
mail messages in a manner that falsifies an Internet domain, header information, date or time stamp, originating e-mail address, or other identifier. Avoiding System Restrictions: Using manual or electronic means to avoid any limitations established by Sprint Nextel or attempting to gain unauthorized access to, alter, or destroy any information that relates to any Sprint Nextel customer or other end-user. Sprint Nextel may, but is not obligated to, take any action it deems necessary to
protect its Website and Network, its rights or the rights of its customers or third parties, or (2) optimize or improve its Website, Network, services, systems, and equipment. You acknowledge that such action may include, without limitation, employing methods, technologies, or procedures to filter or block messages sent through the Website or Network. Sprint Nextel may, in its sole discretion, at any time, filter "spam" or prevent "hacking," "viruses" or other potential
harms without regard to any preference you may have communicated to us.
All users of the Services must adhere to the terms of this Policy and Agreement. We have the right, but are not obligated, to strictly enforce this Policy and Agreement through self-help, active investigation, litigation and prosecution.
We may also access and disclose any information (including transactional information) related to your access and use of our Website or Network for any lawful reason, including but not limited to: (1) responding to emergencies;' (2) complying with the law (e.g., a lawful subpoena); (3) protecting our rights or property and those of our customers; or (4) protecting users of those services and other carriers from fraudulent, abusive, or unlawful use of, or subscription to, such services. INDIRECT OR ATTEMPTED BREACHES OF THIS POLICY AND AGREEMENT, AND ACTUAL OR ATTEMPTED BREACHES BY A THIRD PARTY ON BEHALF OF A COMPANY, CUSTOMER, OR USER, MAY BE CONSIDERED BREACHES OF THIS POLICY AND AGREEMENT BY SUCH COMPANY, CUSTOMER OR USER.DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES AND LIABILITY
YOU UNDERSTAND THAT YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM ANY MATERIAL DOWNLOADED FROM OR OTHERWISE PROVIDED THROUGH A SPRINT NEXTEL WEBSITE OR NETWORK. ANY CONTENT OR INFORMATION ACCESSED BY OR PROVIDED TO YOU THROUGH A SPRINT NEXTEL NETWORK OR WEBSITE IS PROVIDED "AS IS," "WITH ALL FAULTS," AND "AS AVAILABLE." SPRINT NEXTEL, ITS SUBCONTRACTORS, SUPPLIERS, AGENTS, AND ITS LICENSORS DO NOT WARRANT THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, CURRENTNESS, NONINFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OF ANY CONTENT OR INFORMATION AVAILABLE THROUGH ITS WEBSITE OR NETWORK. YOU ACCESS SUCH CONTENT OR INFORMATION AT YOUR OWN RISK. SPRINT NEXTEL DOES NOT GUARANTEE THAT ITS NETWORK OR WEBSITES WILL BE ERROR-FREE, OR CONTINUOUSLY AVAILABLE, OR THAT IT WILL BE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL SPRINT NEXTEL, ITS SUBCONTRACTORS, SUPPLIERS, AFFILIATES, ITS AGENTS OR ITS LICENSORS BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANYONE ELSE FOR ANY DAMAGES THAT ARISE FROM THE USE OF ITS NETWORK OR WEBSITE. THIS IS A COMPREHENSIVE LIMITATION OF LIABILITY THAT APPLIES TO ALL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND-FOR EXAMPLE, COMPENSATORY, SPECIAL, DIRECT, INDIRECT, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, LOSS OF DATA, INCOME OR PROFIT, LOSS OF OR DAMAGE TO PROPERTY AND CLAIMS OF THIRD PARTIES-EVEN IF WE ARE ADVISED BEFOREHAND OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. YOU AGREE THAT THE AGGREGATE LIABILITY OF SPRINT NEXTEL, ITS SUBCONTRACTORS, SUPPLIERS, AGENTS, AND ITS LICENSORS, IF ANY, ARISING OUT OF ANY KIND OF LEGAL CLAIM IN ANY WAY CONNECTED TO ANY SPRINT NEXTEL NETWORK OR WEBSITE WILL NOT EXCEED $100.00. BECAUSE SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN CATEGORIES OF DAMAGES OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN SUCH STATES, THE LIABILITY OF SPRINT NEXTEL, AND ITS AFFILIATES, AGENTS AND LICENSORS IS LIMITED TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY SUCH STATE LAW.
This Policy and Agreement is governed by and must be construed under
the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia. The federal and state courts
of Fairfax County, Virginia, have exclusive jurisdiction over and venue
of any suit that relates to this Policy and Agreement.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Sprint Nextel and its
subcontractors and suppliers from and against all claims, liabilities,
losses, expenses, damages and costs (including reasonable attorneys'
fees) that arise from: (1) any violation of this Policy and Agreement
by you; (2) any violation of any rights of a third party by you; (3)
any violation of applicable law; (4) information or content that you
submit, post, transmit or make available through our Website or Network;
or (5) your use of our Website or Network including 911 and emergency
We reserve the right to modify this Policy and Agreement at any time,
effective upon its posting, as modified, on www.sprint.com . You agree to the Policy and Agreement by
accessing or using our Website, products or services, or by sending
any electronic transmission through our Network.
Sprint Nextel Communications respects the privacy of visitors to our
Any failure to insist upon or enforce performance of any provision in
this Policy and Agreement will not be construed as a waiver of any provision
or right. Neither the course of conduct between the parties nor trade
practice will act to modify any provision in this Policy and Agreement.
Sprint Nextel may assign its rights and duties under these terms to
any party at any time without notice to you. If any provision of this
Agreement is deemed unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable,
then that provision will be deemed severable from these terms and conditions
so that it does not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining
We invite you to send in your questions or comments about our site, or to bring to our attention any material you believe to be inaccurate. Please send such comments, including a copy of any material you wish to discuss, to Customer Care. If you want to report any violations of this Policy and Agreement, please call us at 800-257-0033.
We hope you enjoy using our Services and we welcome suggestions for improvements.
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