Terms and Conditions
This User Agreement ("Agreement") sets forth the terms and conditions that apply to your purchases of products and services from www.StarLightVoice.com (the “Website”). sponsored by Union Telecard Alliance (“UTA”).
“User Account” means a 10 digit ANI, corresponding to either a mobile/cellular phone number or a fixed line number provided by the purchaser to which purchaser can transfer funds to use the Product.
“User”, "You" and "Your" mean the user of the Service or owner of the User Account (as defined below).
"UTA," "We," "Our," and "Us" mean Union Telecard Alliance, the service provider for the Service and their affiliates authorized to sell and/or distribute the Service.
“Star Light Voice Service” or “Service” means the UTA proprietary card-less service which provides the User with international calling capability.
"Website" is found at www.StarLightVoice.com and contains the specific prices and charges, Service descriptions and other terms and conditions not set forth here that apply to the Service. You can also request information about the specific prices and charges, Service descriptions and other terms and conditions not set forth here that apply to the Service by calling UTA toll free at 1-800-410-3280.
This Agreement incorporates by reference the Service’s prices, charges, restrictions and the terms and conditions for using the Service and/or owning a User Account, as well as any disclosures, provisions, limitations or other information provided with, or printed on any promotional materials associated with the Service.
To use the Star Light Voice Service, You must fund Your User Account with sufficient balance. Any prices for the Service may also include additional fees, including, but not limited to, any applicable taxes. All requests to open a User Account or to fund such User Account are subject to acceptance by Us.
We may change the prices associated with the Service from time to time, and such changes will be effective from the time they are posted on the Website. The terms and conditions of the Service, including the rates for calls made in conjunction with the use of the Service and the fees associated with the Service, are subject to change at any time without prior notice. You may contact UTA’s Customer Service Representatives at 1-800-410-3280 if You have any questions about the Service, including the domestic or international long distance rates associated with the Service.
You must have a sufficient balance on your User Account at the time you wish to use the Service. Acceptable forms of payment include credit card, debit card, PayPal® and any other form of payment UTA may authorize in the future. We do not waive our right to collect the full amount due if Your form of payment is cancelled, disabled, discontinued or otherwise dishonored after Your use of the Service.
A User Account can be opened at retail locations such as convenience stores and bodegas and on this Website. You may top-up /refill Your balance with any amount at any time either through any participating reseller with cash or through a credit card web transaction.
PIN entry is not require. The phone number you provide upon opening your User Account will be automatically recognized by UTA’s system. You are responsible for preventing the unauthorized use of Your User Account and the Service, and You are responsible for any reduction in value of Your User Account arising out of either authorized or unauthorized use.
You are responsible for and must pay any applicable taxes in connection with your purchase and use of the Service.
You give us permission to verify all information You provide, including Your credit card or debit card information, along with Your email address and any other pertinent information which We request.
UTA may, in its sole discretion, limit the number of User Accounts You open and/or maintain at one time, or over a certain period of time. We reserve the right to reject your attempt to open a User Account and reserve the right to close any User Account (with a corresponding refund) if the number of Your Accounts exceeds any limit which We choose to impose.
UTA will refund your account balance (minus any promotional and/or bonus amounts) at any time for any reason provided that You have a valid credit card on file with Us.
You agree not to use the Service for any unlawful, abusive, or fraudulent purpose, including, for example, using the Service in a way that (1) interferes with Our ability to provide the Service to You or to other customers; or (2) violates applicable law; or (3) avoids your obligation to pay for the Service; or (4) is not for consumer use. You agree not to resell the Service (whether for profit or otherwise) or to use the Service for any unlawful or abusive purpose or in such a way as to create damage or risk to Our business, reputation, employees, facilities, third parties or to the public generally. If We have reason to believe that You or someone else is abusing the Service fraudulently or unlawfully through Your User Account, or if Your form of payment for the Service is cancelled, disabled, discontinued or otherwise dishonored after You fund Your User Account, We reserve the right to immediately suspend, restrict, deactivate or cancel the Service and close Your User Account without advance notice. In the event of suspension or cancellation of the Service due to any other aforementioned reasons, You hereby agree to pay any and all outstanding charges for the Service and to reimburse Us for any reasonable cost We incur in securing said payment , including, but not limited to, attorneys’ fees, court fees, and any other collection-related cost. We may impose restrictions on the form of payment You may use, and/or may refuse to provide the Service to You, if any of Your previous payments for the Service has failed to result in UTA’s receipt of the entire amount payable to Us in connection with such payment.
UTA may from time to time discontinue offering the Service, or if necessary, cancel all User Accounts, immediately upon a determination by any governmental authority that the provision of the Service is contrary to any law, rule or regulation or upon Your violation of this Agreement or the Conditions of Use.
All of UTA’s trademarks, service marks, symbols, logos, other identifying indicia and the intellectual property rights thereto (collectively “Marks”) are the property of UTA or its affiliates and You shall have no right in or to the Marks or any right to use the Marks including any and all Marks associated with the Service. You are not permitted to commercially resell the Service or to print, produce, sell or distribute anything containing the Marks or to sell or distribute any telecommunication products that use or are associated with the Service.
You agree that UTA shall not be responsible for any third party claims against Us and/or You that arise from Your use of the Service or Your User Account. Further, You agree to reimburse UTA for all costs and expenses related to the defense of any such claims, including attorneys’ fees, unless such claims are based upon Our willful misconduct or gross negligence. This provision will continue to remain in force after the Agreement expires or is otherwise terminated.
This section describes Our responsibility for any claims for damages You may assert arising out of the failure of the Service or any other claims You may assert in connection with the Service, or in connection with the transfer of funds to Your User Account or with this Agreement. We are not liable for any Service failures. Except as otherwise expressly provided herein, We and Our affiliates, agents, partners, directors, officers, members and employees are not liable to You or to any third party for any costs, liabilities or damages arising either directly or indirectly from any cause, action or claim relating to the Service, the Website and/or the telecommunication services underlying the Service, including without limitation any actual, incidental, consequential, exemplary, punitive, reliance or special damages, or for any claims for loss of revenue, lost profits, lost use, data, or goodwill or for lost business opportunities of any kind or nature whatsoever. These limitations apply even if the damages were foreseeable or We were told that they were possible, and these limitations apply whether the claim is based upon contract, tort, statute, fraud, misrepresentation, or any other legal or equitable theory. We will not be liable for any damages if the telecommunication services underlying the Service are interrupted, or if there is a problem with the interconnection of the Service with the service, products or equipment of some other party. This section will survive the expiration or termination of the Agreement. Because some jurisdictions do not permit the exclusions or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, UTA’s liability in such jurisdictions shall be limited to the extent permitted by law.
You acknowledge that (a) the Service is provided by Us “AS IS”, and (b) UTA makes no warranty to You or to any third party whatsoever, directly or indirectly, express, implied or statutory, as to the suitability, durability, description, quality, title, non-infringement, merchantability, completeness or fitness for use or purpose of the Service or any UTA product associated with the Service. All such warranties are hereby expressly excluded and disclaimed. We also make no warranty that the Service will be uninterrupted or error free. We do not authorize anyone, including, but not limited to, UTA employees, to make any warranties on Our behalf and You should not rely on any such statement. Your use of the Service is solely at Your risk. Because some jurisdictions do no permit the exclusion of certain warranties, these exclusions may not apply to You.
If an interruption or failure of the Service is caused solely by UTA and not by You or by a third party or by other causes beyond Our reasonable control, You may be entitled to a credit allowance as specified in this Agreement.
This Agreement does not provide any third party with a remedy, claim, or right of reimbursement.
Neither You nor UTA will be responsible to the other for any delay, failure in performance, loss or damage due to fire, explosion, power blackout, earthquake, volcanic action, flood, the weather elements, strike, embargo, labor disputes, civil or military authority, war, acts of God, acts or omissions of carriers or suppliers, acts of regulatory or governmental agencies, or other causes beyond, as applicable, yours or our reasonable control.
We can assign all or part of our rights or duties under this Agreement without notifying You. If We elect to make such an assignment, We will have no further obligations to You under this Agreement or in connection with Your purchase or use of the Products. You may not assign this Agreement without Our prior written consent.
Any notice from UTA to You under this Agreement will be provided by one or more of the following: posting on the UTA Website, a recorded announcement on a Product, postcard, letter, or a call to a telephone number provided by You, or an e-mail to an e-mail address provided by you. You may contact Us either by phone or by mail to:
UTA Notice Address:
Union Telecard Alliance, LLC
1979 Marcus Avenue
Lake Success, NY 11042
Notice from You to Us is effective as of the date that Our records show that We received Your call or correspondence.
If any part of this Agreement is found invalid, the rest of the Agreement will remain valid and enforceable.
This Agreement will be governed by the law of the State of New York, without regard to its choice of law rules. This governing law provision applies no matter where You reside, or where You use, purchase or pay for the Products.
This Agreement (which incorporates by reference the UTA Website) constitutes the entire agreement between You and UTA and supersedes all prior agreements, understandings, statements or proposals, and representations, whether written or oral. This Agreement can be amended only as provided in the Changes to the Agreement section below. No written or oral statement, advertisement, or Product description not expressly contained in the Agreement or the UTA Website will be allowed to contradict, explain, or supplement this Agreement or the Product description. Neither You nor UTA is relying on any representations or statements by the other party or any other person that is not included in this Agreement.
This Agreement may only be changed in the manner provided for in this section. We may change this Agreement and the information contained elsewhere on the UTA Website from time to time. All such changes will be effective at the time of posting on www.UnionTelecard.com. You may also request a copy of the revised Agreement by calling UTA toll free at 1-800-410-3280.
Last revised May 7, 2008
You agree to abide by Star Light Voice’ Rules of User Conduct, including but not limited to, agreeing not to use the Star Light Voice Website for any unlawful purpose. The full Rules of User Conduct are as follows:
By posting information in or otherwise using any communications service, chat room, virtual television channel, message board, newsgroup, software library, or other interactive service that may be available to you on or through the Star Light Voice Website, you agree that you will not upload, post, or otherwise distribute or facilitate distribution of any content -- including text, communications, software, images, sounds, data, or other information -- that:
- is unlawful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, libelous, deceptive, fraudulent, invasive of another's privacy, tortious, contains explicit or graphic descriptions or accounts of sexual acts (including but not limited to sexual language of a violent or threatening nature directed at another individual or group of individuals), or otherwise violates Star Light Voice’ rules or policies;
- victimizes, harasses, degrades, or intimidates an individual or group of individuals on the basis of religion, gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, age, or disability;
- infringes on any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, right of publicity, or other proprietary right of any party;
- constitutes unauthorized or unsolicited advertising, junk or bulk e-mail (also known as "spamming"), chain letters, any other form of unauthorized solicitation, or any form of lottery or gambling;
- contains software viruses or any other computer code, files, or programs that are designed or intended to disrupt, damage, or limit the functioning of any software, hardware, or telecommunications equipment or to damage or obtain unauthorized access to any data or other information of any third party; or
- impersonates any person or entity, including any employee or representative of UTA/IDT.
You also agree that you will not harvest or collect information about the users or members of the Star Light Voice Website or use such information for the purpose of transmitting or facilitating transmission of unsolicited bulk electronic e-mail or communications.
You further agree that you will not knowingly solicit or collect personal information from a child 12 years old or younger without appropriate prior verifiable parental consent.
UTA/IDT generally does not pre-screen, monitor, or edit the content posted by users of communications services, chat rooms, message boards, newsgroups, software libraries, or other interactive services that may be available on or through the Star Light Voice Website. However, UTA/IDT and its agents have the right at their sole discretion to remove any content that, in our judgment, does not comply with the Rules of User Conduct or is otherwise harmful, objectionable, or inaccurate. UTA/IDT is not responsible for any failure or delay in removing such content
The Star Light Voice Website may produce automated search results or otherwise link you to other sites on the Internet. These sites may contain information or material that some people may find inappropriate or offensive. These other sites are not under the control of UTA/IDT, and you acknowledge that UTA/IDT is not responsible for the accuracy, copyright compliance, legality, decency, or any other aspect of the content of such sites. The inclusion of such a link does not imply endorsement of the site by UTA/IDT or any association with its operators.
UTA/IDT, its subsidiaries, and affiliate companies respect the intellectual property of others, and we ask our content providers and those posting materials to the Star Light Voice Website to do the same. If you believe that your copyrighted work has been copied and is accessible on the Star Light Voice Website in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please let us know right away by providing our copyright agent with the following information:
- the electronic or physical signature of the owner of the copyright or the person authorized to act on the owner's behalf
- a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed and a description of the infringing activity
- identification of the location where the original or an authorized copy of the copyrighted work exists, for example the URL of the website where it is posted or the name of the book in which it has been published
- identification of the URL or other specific location on the Star Light Voice Website where the material that you claim is infringing is located (you must include enough information to allow us to locate the material)
- your name, address, telephone number, and email address
- a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law
- a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or are authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf.
Our agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement on the Star Light Voice Website can be reached as follows:
- By Mail:
1979 Marcus Ave
Lake Success, NY 11042
Attn: Legal Department
- By phone:
This contact information is only for reporting copyright infringement. Contact information for other matters is provided elsewhere on the Star Light Voice Website.
All contents of the Star Light Voice Website are: Copyright ©1998 – 2008 Union Telecard Alliance, LLC and/or its content providers, 1979 Marcus Avenue, Suite 101 Lake Success, NY 11042, USA. All rights reserved.
By posting or submitting content to the Star Light Voice Website, you:
- grant UTA/IDT and its affiliates and licensees the right to use, reproduce, display, perform, adapt, modify, distribute, have distributed, and promote the content in any form, websites and for any purpose; and
- warrant and represent that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to the content and that public posting and use of your content by UTA/IDT will not infringe or violate the rights of any third party.
All materials, information, software, products, and services included in or
available through the Star Light Voice Website (the "content") are
provided "as is" and "as available" for your use. The
content is provided without warranties of any kind, either express or implied,
including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness
for a particular purpose, or non-infringement.
UTA/IDT its subsidiaries, affiliates and licensors do not warrant that the content is accurate, reliable or correct; that the Star Light Voice Website will be available at any particular time or location; that any defects or errors will be corrected; or that the content is free of viruses or other harmful components. Your use of the Star Light Voice Website is solely at your risk. Because some jurisdictions do not permit the exclusion of certain warranties, these exclusions may not apply to you.
Under no circumstances shall UTA/IDT, its subsidiaries, affiliates or licensors be liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, special, or consequential damages that result from the use of, or inability to use, the Star Light Voice Website. This limitation applies whether the alleged liability is based on contract, tort, negligence, strict liability, or any other basis, even if UTA/IDT has been advised of the possibility of such damage. Because some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, UTA/IDT’s liability in such jurisdictions shall be limited to the extent permitted by law.
Upon a request by UTA/IDT, you agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless UTA/IDT and its subsidiary and other affiliated companies, and their employees, contractors, officers, and directors from all liabilities, claims, and expenses, including attorney's fees, that arise from your use or misuse of the Star Light Voice Website. UTA/IDT reserves the right, at it own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will cooperate with UTA/IDT in asserting any available defenses.
UTA/IDT makes no representation that materials on the Star Light Voice Website are appropriate or available for use in locations outside the United States, and accessing them from territories where their contents are illegal is prohibited. Those who choose to access the Star Light Voice Website from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.
UTA/IDT reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to all or part of the Star Light Voice Website, with or without notice.