Last updated: October 1st, 2019
Hello parents, welcome to the Parents app Terms and Conditions of Use (these “Terms”).
This is a contract between you and Parents and we want you to be aware of yours and our rights before you use this application (“App”). Please take some time to read these Terms before enjoying the App, because once you access, view or use the App, you will be legally bound by these Terms!
We don’t sell your personal data to advertisers, and we don’t share information that directly identifies you (such as your name, email address or other contact information) with advertisers unless you give us specific permission.
1.Use of service
Subject to your compliance with these Terms of Service, Parents grants you a limited, personal, non-commercial, non-sublicensable, non-exclusive license to utilise the Service In order to access and/or use the Service, you may be required to provide current, accurate identification, contact and other information as part of the registration process and/or continued use of the Service, and you will be responsible for maintaining the accuracy and completeness of such information. You may also be provided with an account, username, password, an email address and similar data (together, the Account Information) to access or use the Service, or to enable another to access, use and modify your notebooks. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your Account Information and you will be fully responsible for all activities that occur under your account, including activities of others to whom you have provided your Account Information. You agree to immediately notify Parents of any unauthorised use (suspected or actual) of your Account Information, account or any other breach of security. We will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to provide us with accurate information or to keep your Account Information secure. You are solely responsible for obtaining the equipment and telecommunication services necessary to access the Service, and all fees associated therewith (such as computing devices, Internet service provider and data charges).
From time to time, we may modify or amend these Terms. If we do so, we will post any such modifications or changes in the Service. You can tell when changes have been made by referring to the “Last Updated” legend at the top of this page. Please review these Terms regularly to ensure that you are aware of any changes.
3. Accessing the App
The App is free and can be downloaded on to your mobile.
We do not guarantee that our App, or any content on it, will be free from errors or omissions. We do not guarantee that the App will always be available or be uninterrupted. We may suspend, withdraw, discontinue or change all or any part of the App without notice. We will not be liable to you if for any reason the App is unavailable at any time or for any period.
You are responsible for ensuring that all persons who access the App on your mobile device are aware of these Terms and that they comply with them.
You can easily uninstall the App at any time by using the standard uninstall process available on your mobile device, or via your mobile application marketplace or network.
4. Eligibility; User Accounts
Before you can use our App, you will need to register for an account (“Account”) or sign in via Facebook or Google. In order to create an Account you must:
- be at least 13 years old; and
- be legally permitted to use the App legally in your country.
Use of the Service is subject to your continued compliance with these Terms. The Service is intended solely for persons who are 13 years of age or older. Any access to or use of the Service by anyone under 13 years old is expressly prohibited. By accessing or using the Service, you represent and warrant that you are legally an adult where you live and agree to be bound by these Terms, or, if you are still legally a “minor,” that you are at least 13 years of age or older and have a parent’s or legal guardian’s permission to access and use the Service.
The Service is intended solely for your personal use. Moreover, you represent and warrant that you will use the Service in compliance with any and all applicable laws and regulations. Use of the Service is unauthorized in any jurisdiction where the Service or any part of it may violate any laws or regulations. You agree not to access or use the Service in such jurisdictions.
You agree not to provide inaccurate, misleading or false information in connection with your use of the Service. If the information you have provided to us subsequently becomes inaccurate, misleading or false, you will promptly notify us of such change.
You are solely responsible for your use of the Service and for any costs you incur to access the Service through any Internet, wireless or other communication service, such as any fees for data usage on an Internet service provider’s or a wireless carrier’s network. Check with your carrier to determine the fees that apply.
We hope you love the community of people on Parents, but if you wish to leave, you can delete your Account at any time by going to the ‘Settings’ menu on the profile screen of your Account when you are logged in, and tapping on ‘Delete account’. Your Account will be deleted immediately but it may take a little while for Your Content to be completely removed from the App. We will save your profile information in case you realise you miss us and you decide to restore your Account (which you can do within 90 days of deactivating your Account). Parents App reserves the right at our sole discretion to terminate or suspend any Account, or make use of any operational, technological, legal or other means available to enforce the Terms (including without limitation blocking specific IP addresses), at any time without liability and without the need to give you prior notice.
5. Types of content
There are three types of content that you will be able to access on the App:
- content that you upload and provide (“Your Content”);
- content that members provide (“Member Content”); and
- content that Parents App Limited provide (“Our Content”).
We don’t allow certain content on Parents.
We want our parents to freely communicate on Parents, but we have to impose restrictions on certain content that:
- contains language that could be deemed offensive or is likely to harass, upset, embarrass, alarm or annoy any other person;
- is obscene, pornographic or otherwise may offend human dignity;
- is abusive, insulting or threatening, or which promotes or encourages racism, sexism, hatred or bigotry;
- encourages any illegal activity including, without limitation, terrorism, inciting racial hatred or the submission of which in itself constitutes committing a criminal offence;
- is defamatory or libellous;
- relates to commercial activities (including, without limitation, sales, competitions and advertising, links to other websites or premium line telephone numbers);
- involves the transmission of “junk” mail or “spam”;
- contains any spyware, adware, viruses, corrupt files, worm programmes or other malicious code designed to interrupt, damage or limit the functionality or disrupt any software, hardware, telecommunications, networks, servers or other equipment, Trojan horse or any other material designed to damage, interfere with, wrongly intercept or expropriate any data or personal information whether from Parents or otherwise;
- itself, or the posting of which infringes any third party’s rights (including, without limitation, intellectual property rights and privacy rights);
- shows another person which was created or distributed without that person’s consent.
Be aware that we do not appreciate this kind of content!
As Your Content is created by you, you are responsible and liable for Your Content and will indemnify, defend, release, and hold us harmless from any claims made in connection with Your Content.
You may not display any personal contact or banking information on your individual profile page whether in relation to you or any other person (for example, names, home addresses or postcodes, telephone numbers, email addresses, URLs, credit/debit card or other banking details). If you do choose to reveal any personal information about yourself to other users, whether via email or otherwise, it is at your own risk. We encourage you to use the same caution in disclosing details about yourself to third parties online as you would under any other circumstances.
Parents is a public community, so Your Content will be visible to other users of the App all around the world. Please make sure you are comfortable sharing Your Content before you post it, particularly insofar as it relates to your children. As such, you agree that Your Content may be viewed by other users and any person visiting, participating in or who is sent a link to the App. By uploading Your Content on Parents, you represent and warrant to us that you have all necessary rights and licences to do so, and automatically grant us a non-exclusive, royalty free, perpetual, worldwide licence to use Your Content in any way (including, without limitation, editing, copying, modifying, adapting, translating, reformatting, creative derivative works from, incorporating into other works, advertising, distributing and otherwise making available to the general publish such Content, whether in whole or in part and in any format or medium currently known or developed in the future).
We may assign and/or sub-licence the above licence to our affiliates and successors without any further approval by you. We have the right to remove, edit, limit or block access to any of Your Content at any time, and we have no obligation to display or review Your Content.
Other members of Parents will also share content via the App. Member Content belongs to the user who posted the content and is stored on our servers and displayed via the App at the direction of the user providing the Member Content.
You do not have any rights in relation to other users’ Member Content, and you may only use other Parents users’ personal information to the extent that your use of it matches Parents’s purpose of allowing people to meet one another. You may not use other users’ information for commercial purposes, to spam, to harass, or to make unlawful threats. We reserve the right to terminate your Account if you misuse other users’ information.
The rest of the content on Parents belongs to us! Any other text, content, graphics, user interfaces, trademarks, logos, sounds, artwork, and other intellectual property appearing on Parents are owned, controlled or licensed by us and are protected by copyright, trademark and other intellectual property law rights. All right, title and interest in and to Our Content remains with us at all times.
We grant you a non-exclusive, limited, personal, non-transferable, revocable, license to access and use Our Content, without the right to sublicense, under the following conditions:
- you shall not use, sell, modify, or distribute Our Content except as permitted by the functionality of the App;
- you shall not use our name in metatags, keywords and/or hidden text;
- you shall not create derivative works from Our Content or commercially exploit Our Content, in whole or in part, in any way; and
- you shall use Our Content for lawful purposes only.
We reserve all other rights.
6. Restrictions on the app
We don’t tolerate bad behaviour on Parents. You can report any abuse or complain about Member Content by using the Report feature in the App.
We also want our users to respect Parents. Scraping or replicating any part of the App without our prior consent is expressly prohibited. This includes by any means (automated or otherwise) other than through our currently available, published interfaces – unless you have been specifically allowed to do so in a separate agreement with us.
7. Third Party Material
The Service may contain links to websites and content owned and/or operated by third parties. Such links and content are provided for informational purposes only. We are not responsible for any such third-party websites or content and do not have control over any materials made available therein. Our inclusion of a link to a third-party website or content in the Service does not in any way imply our endorsement, advertising, or promotion of such websites or content or any materials made available therein. By accessing a third-party website or content you accept that we do not exercise any control over such websites or content. We have no responsibility for such third-party websites or content. We encourage you to familiarize yourself with the terms of service applicable to any third-party website or content you may access.
We do not warrant or endorse and do not assume and will not have any liability or responsibility to you or any other person for any third-party products, services, materials or websites. Please note that the applicable third party is fully responsible for all goods and services it provides to you and for any and all damages, claims, liabilities and costs it may cause you to suffer, directly or indirectly, in full or in part.
8. Intellectual Property
These Terms confer only the right to use the Service, while these Terms and the specified licenses are in effect, and they do not convey any rights of ownership in or to the Service. All right, title and interest, including without limitation any copyrights, patents, trade secrets and other intellectual property rights in the Service will remain our sole property. Any services provided to you under these Terms, and other data or materials that are prepared in the performance of such services hereunder, and all right, title and interest in the foregoing, will belong to us or to third parties. We reserve all rights not expressly granted in these Terms.
You agree that the Service contains proprietary content, information and material that is protected by applicable intellectual property and other laws, including but not limited to copyright, and that you will not use such proprietary content, information or materials in any way whatsoever except for permitted use of the Service. No portion of the Service may be reproduced in any form or by any means.
- Respect the privacy of other users;
- Not engage in unauthorized collection of users’ content or information, and/or not otherwise access the Service by automated means (including, but not limited to, so-called bots or scrapers) without an authorization from us;
- Not reveal any personal data related to another individual, including, but not limited to, a person’s address, phone number, email address, photograph, credit card number or any information that may otherwise be used to track, contact or impersonate another individual; and
- Not provide any false personal data to us or create any user account for anyone other than yourself without such person’s permission.
10.Governing Law and Jurisdiction
These Terms and Service are governed by the laws of Romania and all parties submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of this State.
11. Liability and losses
NOTHING IN THESE TERMS EXCLUDES OR LIMITS OUR LIABILITY FOR DEATH OR PERSONAL INJURY ARISING FROM OUR NEGLIGENCE, OR OUR FRAUD OR FRAUDULENT MISREPRESENTATION, OR ANY OTHER LIABILITY THAT CANNOT BE EXCLUDED OR LIMITED BY LAW. TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, WE EXCLUDE ALL CONDITIONS, WARRANTIES, REPRESENTATIONS OR OTHER TERMS WHICH MAY APPLY TO THE APP OR ANY CONTENT IN IT, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED.
WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE TO ANY USER FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), BREACH OF STATUTORY DUTY, OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF FORESEEABLE, ARISING UNDER OR IN CONNECTION WITH:
USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE APP; OR
USE OF OR RELIANCE ON ANY CONTENT DISPLAYED ON THE APP.
WE DO NOT PROMISE THAT THE APP WILL BE FREE FROM BUGS OR VIRUSES. WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE CAUSED BY A VIRUS OR OTHER TECHNOLOGICALLY HARMFUL MATERIAL THAT MAY INFECT YOUR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT, COMPUTER PROGRAMS, DATA OR OTHER PROPRIETARY MATERIAL DUE TO YOUR USE OF THE APP OR ON ANY WEBSITE LINKED TO IT.
WE ASSUME NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE CONTENT OF WEBSITES LINKED TO WITHIN THE APP. SUCH LINKS SHOULD NOT BE INTERPRETED AS AN ENDORSEMENT BY US OF THOSE LINKED WEBSITES. WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE THAT MAY ARISE FROM YOUR USE OF THEM.
Please let us know if you have any questions, comments and requests regarding these Terms by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org