Terms of Service
Who we are
We are Creating More Choices, or CMC for short. Our website address is: https://cmc.us.
By making payment via the “pay-what-you-can” payment portal, you are agreeing to a monthly subscription to the CMC VPN service at the rate you set in the payment portal. If you would like to cancel your subscription, please contact us.
Acceptable Use Policy
These policies apply to all CMC services, including but not limited to CMC VPN.
- No violating intellectual property rights
- No sending spam
- No torrenting or file sharing
- No malicious or illegal activity
- No sharing your secret key or login credentials
- You are 18 years of age or older
- You are solely responsible for any fees or damages resulting from the use your secret key, login credentials, or this service
- This service is provided without any guarantee or warranty
- Your service may be cancelled at any time and pro rata refunds may be provided at the sole discretion of the service provider
- You agree to irrevocably release and indemnify CMC and all individuals associated with this service from any and all liabilities
You must contact us via our contact page within five days to request a full refund. In the event that your service is discontinued early due to reasons such as the VPN service being discontinued, with the exception of violations of our Terms of Service, we will endeavor to refund you for your remaining subscription period. We endeavor to ensure a high uptime for the CMC VPN service, but it is not guaranteed. We will provide refunds due to downtime or any other reason at our own discretion.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
We will retain any information shared with us via contact form or email indefinitely.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
Who we share your data with
We share your data with third parties to conduct analytics, to contact you, and provide services. By sharing your data with us, you agree to allow us to share your data with third parties at our discretion.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
We may share your details with third party services for any reason. Such services are governed solely by their respective privacy policies and terms of service. We may share your details with them, such as for the purposes of providing you services. This, for example, enables us to contact you via a mailing list to provide you updates on our services. In addition, we will comply with valid legal requests for information to the best of our ability.
Updates to agreement
This agreement is subject to change at any time and without notice. Your continued use of our services and this website implies consent to any changes. To find the latest copy of the terms, revisit this page.