Updated: April 1st, 2021.
Name a Star – The Original Star Naming Service – Since 1978® maintains this web site as a service to our customers, so you can buy a star name for any occasion. We invite you to visit frequently to browse through our pages and download and copy materials for your personal use, subject to the restrictions listed below.
Name a Star does not claim to be the official star naming agency. Only the International Astronomical Union is authorized to name celestial bodies. With Name a Star, it’s the idea that counts… and the joy that comes from naming a star after someone special and giving a little piece of heaven.
At Name a Star, our primary purpose for doing this wonderful work is to bring joy. Your satisfaction is guaranteed. If you are not thoroughly satisfied, please return the Package for a refund of the purchase price, less shipping.
Warranties and Limitation of Liability
Information and documents provided on this web site are provided “as-is,” without warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including without limitation warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. Name a Star uses reasonable efforts to include accurate and up-to-date information on this web site; it does not, however, make any warranties or representations as to its accuracy or completeness. Name a Star periodically updates the information on this web site. Name a Star assumes no liability or responsibility for any errors or omissions in the content of this web site. Your use of this web site is at your own risk. Under no circumstances and under no legal theory shall Name a Star, its suppliers, or any other party involved in creating, producing, or delivering this web site’s contents be liable to you or any other person for any indirect, direct, special, incidental, or consequential damages arising from your access to, or use of, this web site.
Terms of Service
By placing an order you are acknowledging that you have read and understood these terms of service which included the information we provided on this page and the following pages:
If your elect to pay with a credit card, ATM card, debit card, check card or other electronic method, your are authorizing Name a Star to do a one-time debit of your checking account or credit card, which ever was selected, without a signature as provided under the phone, fax and e-mail payment regulations established by the Uniform Commercial Code.
Copyrighted Materials and Logos
This page contains information on material that is protected by copyright, including instructions on how to obtain permission to use copyrighted materials, information on the use of trademarks, and general legal information.
Personal Use of Web Site Documents
Name a Star hereby authorizes you to view, copy, download, and print Name a Star documents that are available on this web site, subject to the following conditions:
- The documents may be used solely for personal, noncommercial, and informational purposes.
- The documents may not be modified.
- The following copyright notice and permission notice must appear in each document: “Copyright © 1997-2016, Name a Star. All rights reserved. Documents produced by Name a Star, which are available from this web site, are protected by the copyright laws of the United States and international treaties.”
- Copyright, trademark, and other proprietary notices may not be removed.
- You may not reproduce, copy or redistribute the design or layout of the Name a Star™ web site, individual elements of the web site design, or Name a Star™ logos without the express written permission of Name a Star.
Commercial Use of Web Site Materials and Screen Shots
Reproduction, copying, or redistribution for commercial purposes of any materials or design elements on the Name a Star™ web site, including without limitation the design or layout of the Name a Star™ web site, individual elements of the web site design, is strictly prohibited without the express written permission of Name a Star. Permission is granted only when certain limited criteria are met. To request such permission please send e-mail with the word permission in the subject line, and include the following information in the body of the message:
- The Name a Star™ content you wish to use.
- How many copies will be produced and distributed.
- Where and how copies will be distributed and to what audience.
- What other non-Name a Star™ materials will be associated with the Name a Star™ content
- Your name, title, company, address, e-mail address, and phone number
- Name a Star reserves the right to refuse permission to copy, distribute, broadcast, or publish any of its copyrighted material.
Licensed Logo Use
Use, reproduction, copying, or redistribution of Name a Star™ logos is strictly prohibited without written permission from Name a Star.
Name a Star – The Original Star Naming Service – Since 1978® and Name a Star™ trademarks identify Name a Star™ products and services and let the public know the source of those products and services.
Permitted Use of Trademarks
You may make fair use of our trademarks in advertising and promotional materials, and in referring to our products and services without our permission, provided you follow standard trademark usage practices and provide proper use.
In addition, you may not use Name a Star™ trademarks, whether design or word marks, in the following ways:
- In a non-Name a Star™ brand product name or publication title.
- In a manner that implies inaccurately that we sponsor or endorse, or are otherwise connected with, your own activities, products, and services.
- In a manner that disparages Name a Star.
- In, as, or as part of, your own trademarks.
- To identify products or services that are not Name a Star’s.
- In a manner likely to cause confusion.
Proper Use of Trademarks
- When you use our trademarks, please include the following brief statement attributing the trademarks to Name a Star:
- “Name a Star™ is a trademark used by Name a Star in the United States and other countries.”
- List other Name a Star™ brand product names used in your document that are also trademarks of Name a Star which may be registered in other countries.
Trademarks and Service Marks used in the United States and other countries:
Name a Star™
Name a Star(SM)
Name a Star – The Original Star Naming Service – Since 1978®
The Original Star Naming Service Since 1978®
Name a Star
The above lists are not exhaustive.
Links To Third-Party Sites
This web site contains links to third-party web sites. The linked sites are not under the control of Name a Star. Name a Star is not responsible for the contents of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site. Name a Star is providing these links only as a convenience, and the inclusion of a link does not imply endorsement of the linked site by Name a Star.
Name a Star is not affiliated with any other star designating company, service, organization, or any government agency.
US Government End Users
The software and documentation available on this web site are “commercial items,” as that term is defined in Government Regulations. All US Government end users acquire the software and documentation with only those rights set forth herein.
This web site (excluding linked sites) is controlled by Name a Star from its offices within the state of Oregon, United States of America. Whereas various locals have laws that may differ from those of Oregon, by accessing this web site both you and Name a Star agree that the statutes and laws of the state of Oregon, without regard to the conflicts of laws principles thereof, will apply to all matters relating to use of this web site. You and Name a Star also agree and hereby submit to the exclusive personal jurisdiction and venue of the Superior Court of Deschutes County and the United States District Court for Oregon with respect to such matters. Name a Star makes no representation that materials on the web site are appropriate or available for use in other locations, and accessing them from territories where their contents are illegal is prohibited. Those who choose to access this site from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws. In addition, software available on this site is subject to United States export controls. No software from this site may be downloaded or otherwise exported.
- To anyone on the US Treasury Department’s list of Specially Designated Nationals or the U.S. Commerce Department’s Table of Denial Orders; or
- To other country or to a national or resident thereof to which the United States has embargoed goods.
By downloading or using the software, you are agreeing to the foregoing and you are representing and warranting that you are not located in, under the control of, or a national or resident of any such country or on any such list.
About nameastar.com Services
Thanks for using our products and services (“Services”). The Services are provided by nameastar.com, located at 818 SW 3rd Ave #221-6125 , Portland , OR 97204, United States.
By using our Services, you are agreeing to these terms. Please read them carefully.
Our Services are diverse, so sometimes additional terms or product requirements (including age requirements) may apply. Additional terms will be available with the relevant Services, and those additional terms become part of your agreement with us if you use those Services.
Using our Services
You must follow any policies made available to you within the Services.
Don’t misuse our Services. For example, don’t interfere with our Services or try to access them using a method other than the interface and the instructions that we provide. You may use our Services only as permitted by law, including applicable export and re-export control laws and regulations. We may suspend or stop providing our Services to you if you do not comply with our terms or policies or if we are investigating suspected misconduct.
Using our Services does not give you ownership of any intellectual property rights in our Services or the content you access. You may not use content from our Services unless you obtain permission from its owner or are otherwise permitted by law. These terms do not grant you the right to use any branding or logos used in our Services. Don’t remove, obscure, or alter any legal notices displayed in or along with our Services.
Our Services display some content that is not nameastar.com’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.
In connection with your use of the Services, we may send you service announcements, administrative messages, and other information. You may opt out of some of those communications.
Some of our Services are available on mobile devices. Do not use such Services in a way that distracts you and prevents you from obeying traffic or safety laws.
Your nameastar.com Account
You may need an nameastar.com Account in order to use some of our Services. You may create your own nameastar.com Account, or your nameastar.com Account may be assigned to you by an administrator, such as your employer or educational institution. If you are using a nameastar.com Account assigned to you by an administrator, different or additional terms may apply and your administrator may be able to access or disable your account.
To protect your nameastar.com Account, keep your password confidential. You are responsible for the activity that happens on or through your nameastar.com Account. Try not to reuse your nameastar.com Account password on third-party applications. If you learn of any unauthorized use of your password or nameastar.com Account, follow these solid Google instructions.
Privacy and Copyright Protection
nameastar.com’s privacy policies explain how we treat your personal data and protect your privacy when you use our Services. By using our Services, you agree that nameastar.com can use such data in accordance with our privacy policies.
We respond to notices of alleged copyright infringement and terminate accounts of repeat infringers according to the process set out in the U.S. Digital Millennium Copyright Act.
We provide information to help copyright holders manage their intellectual property online. If you think somebody is violating your copyrights and want to notify us, you can find information about submitting notices and nameastar.com’s policy about responding to notices in our Help Center.
Your Content in our Services
Some of our Services allow you to upload, submit, store, send or receive content. You retain ownership of any intellectual property rights that you hold in that content. In short, what belongs to you stays yours.
When you upload, submit, store, send or receive content to or through our Services, you give nameastar.com (and those we work with) a worldwide license to use, host, store, reproduce, modify, create derivative works (such as those resulting from translations, adaptations or other changes we make so that your content works better with our Services), communicate, publish, publicly perform, publicly display and distribute such content. The rights you grant in this license are for the limited purpose of operating, promoting, and improving our Services, and to develop new ones. This license continues even if you stop using our Services (for example, for a business listing you have added to a city directory). Some Services may offer you ways to access and remove content that has been provided to that Service. Also, in some of our Services, there are terms or settings that narrow the scope of our use of the content submitted in those Services. Make sure you have the necessary rights to grant us this license for any content that you submit to our Services.
Our automated systems analyze your content (including emails) to provide you personally relevant product features, such as customized search results, tailored advertising, and spam and malware detection. This analysis occurs as the content is sent, received, and when it is stored.
If you have an nameastar.com Account, we may display your Profile name, Profile photo, and actions you take on nameastar.com or on third-party applications connected to your nameastar.com Account (such as +1’s, reviews you write and comments you post) in our Services, including displaying in ads and other commercial contexts. We will respect the choices you make to limit sharing or visibility settings in your nameastar.com Account. For example, you can choose your settings so your name and photo do not appear in an ad.
About Software in our Services
When a Service requires or includes downloadable software, this software may update automatically on your device once a new version or feature is available. Some Services may let you adjust your automatic update settings.
nameastar.com gives you a personal, worldwide, royalty-free, non-assignable and non-exclusive license to use the software provided to you by nameastar.com as part of the Services. This license is for the sole purpose of enabling you to use and enjoy the benefit of the Services as provided by nameastar.com, in the manner permitted by these terms. You may not copy, modify, distribute, sell, or lease any part of our Services or included software, nor may you reverse engineer or attempt to extract the source code of that software, unless laws prohibit those restrictions or you have our written permission.
Open source software is important to us. Some software used in our Services may be offered under an open source license that we will make available to you. There may be provisions in the open source license that expressly override some of these terms.
Modifying and Terminating our Services
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. nameastar.com may also stop providing Services to you, or add or create new limits to our Services at any time.
We believe that you own your data and preserving your access to such data is important. If we discontinue a Service, where reasonably possible, we will give you reasonable advance notice and a chance to get information out of that Service.
Our Warranties and Disclaimers
We provide our Services using a commercially reasonable level of skill and care and we hope that you will enjoy using them. But there are certain things that we don’t promise about our Services.
OTHER THAN AS EXPRESSLY SET OUT IN THESE TERMS OR ADDITIONAL TERMS, NEITHER nameastar.com NOR ITS SUPPLIERS OR DISTRIBUTORS MAKE ANY SPECIFIC PROMISES ABOUT THE SERVICES. FOR EXAMPLE, WE DON’T MAKE ANY COMMITMENTS ABOUT THE CONTENT WITHIN THE SERVICES, THE SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS OF THE SERVICES, OR THEIR RELIABILITY, AVAILABILITY, OR ABILITY TO MEET YOUR NEEDS. WE PROVIDE THE SERVICES “AS IS”.
SOME JURISDICTIONS PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN WARRANTIES, LIKE THE IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, WE EXCLUDE ALL WARRANTIES.
Liability for our Services
WHEN PERMITTED BY LAW, nameastar.com, AND nameastar.com’S SUPPLIERS AND DISTRIBUTORS, 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 nameastar.com, AND ITS SUPPLIERS AND DISTRIBUTORS, FOR ANY CLAIMS 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, nameastar.com, AND ITS SUPPLIERS AND DISTRIBUTORS, WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE THAT IS NOT REASONABLY FORESEEABLE.
Business uses of our Services
If you are using our Services on behalf of a business, that business accepts these terms. It will hold harmless and indemnify nameastar.com and its affiliates, officers, agents, and employees from any claim, suit or action arising from or related to the use of the Services or violation of these terms, including any liability or expense arising from claims, losses, damages, suits, judgments, litigation costs and attorneys’ fees.
About these Terms
We may modify these terms or any additional terms that apply to a Service to, 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. We’ll post notice of modified additional terms in the applicable Service. Changes will not apply retroactively and will become effective no sooner than fourteen 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 your use of that Service.
If there is a conflict between these terms and the additional terms, the additional terms will control for that conflict.
These terms control the relationship between nameastar.com 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 the future).
If it turns out that a particular term is not enforceable, this will not affect any other terms.
The laws of OR, U.S.A., excluding OR’s conflict of laws rules, will apply to any disputes arising out of or relating to these terms or the Services. All claims arising out of or relating to these terms or the Services will be litigated exclusively in the federal or state courts of Deschutes County, Oregon, USA, and you and nameastar.com consent to personal jurisdiction in those courts.
For information about how to contact nameastar.com, please visit our contact page.