APPIC – TERMS & CONDITIONS
1. GENERAL INFORMATION
1.1. APPIC PRODUCTS
These Terms & Conditions (these “Terms”) contain the terms and conditions on which we supply content, products or services listed on www.appic.io (the “Website”), through our applications (the “Apps”) or via other delivery methods to you (the Website and such content, products, services and the Apps are collectively referred to herein as the “Product” or “Products”, which may be updated from time-to-time at the sole discretion of Appic). Please read these terms and conditions, carefully before ordering any Products from the Website or third party App stores (e.g. the Apple App Store, the Android Play Store, Amazon, etc.). The terms “Appic,” “us” or “we” refers to Appic Management S.à r.l. and its subsidiaries from time to time. The term “Device” refers to the device which is used to access the Products including but not limited to computers, smart phones and tablets. The term “you” refers to the user of the Products. When you order (“Order”) any Products, or otherwise use or access the Products, you agree to be bound by these Terms and all applicable laws, rules and regulations. You may also be asked to click “I accept” at the appropriate place prior to your purchase of access to the Products. At such time, if you do not click “I accept”, you may not be able to complete such purchase or gain such access. By using the Products, you indicate that you accept these Terms and that you agree to abide by them. If you do not agree to these Terms, please refrain from using the Products. Our contact email address is firstname.lastname@example.org. All correspondence to Appic including any queries you may have regarding your use of the Products or these Terms should be sent to this contact email address.
1.2. BASIS OF LICENSE
1.2.1. These Terms and the Order set out the whole agreement between you and us for the supply of the Products. In order to participate in certain Products, you may be required to agree to additional terms and conditions; those additional terms are hereby incorporated into these Terms. Where such terms are inconsistent with these Terms, the additional terms shall control.
1.2.2. Please check that the details in these Terms and on the Order are complete and accurate before you use or commit yourself to purchase the Products. If you think that there is a mistake, please make sure that you ask us to confirm any changes in writing, as we only accept responsibility for statements and representations made in writing by an officer of Appic.
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
COMPLY WITH APPLICABLE LAW REGARDING THE TRANSFER, STORAGE AND USE OF CERTAIN PERSONAL INFORMATION.
1.3. CHANGES TO TERMS
Appic reserves the right to change or update these Terms, or any other of our policies or practices, at any time, and will notify users by posting such changed or updated Terms on this page. Any changes or updates will be effective immediately upon posting to www.appic.io. Your continued use of the Products constitutes your agreement to abide by the Terms as changed. Under certain circumstances we may also elect to notify you of changes or updates to our Terms by additional means, such as pop-up or push notifications within the Products or email.
2. MEMBERSHIPS AND SUBSCRIPTIONS
2.1. BECOMING A MEMBER
2.1.1. You may sign up as a registered user of the Products (a “Member”). To become a Member you need to go to the relevant section of the Products, then submit your first name, last name and email address to us, and create a password to be used in conjunction with that email address. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password and for restricting access to your Device. You may not register for more than one Member account.
2.1.2. In the course of your use of the Products, you may be asked to provide certain personalized information to us (such information is referred to hereinafter as “User Information”). Our information collection and use policies with respect to the privacy of such User Information are set forth in the Appic Privacy Notice. You acknowledge and agree that you are solely responsible for the accuracy and content of User Information, and you agree to keep it up to date.
2.1.3. By registering for the Products, you warrant that: (i) you are legally capable of entering into binding contracts; (ii) all registration information you submit is truthful and accurate; (iii) you will maintain the accuracy of such information; and (iv) your use of the Products does not violate any applicable law or regulation.
2.2. ONCE A MEMBER
You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account, password and other User Information and for restricting access to your Device to further help protect such information. You are responsible for updating your User Information.
2.3. USE OF APPS BY MINORS
You must be 18 years of age, or the age of majority in your province, territory or country, to sign up as a registered user of the Products. If we become aware of a User that is under the age of 18 we will take all reasonable steps to remove their access to the Apps and delete their personal information.
Members may access the Apps in the following ways:
(a) Free Trial. A free-of-charge program, which gives unlimited access for a limited time.
(b) Paid Subscription. A subscription fee-based program, which gives access to all content while your subscription is active and subsisting. Please note that if you purchase a subscription through Apple’s App Store or our iPhone application, the sale is final, and we will not provide a refund. Your purchase will be subject to Apple's applicable payment policy, which also may not provide for refunds. If you purchase a subscription through Google’s Play Store, the sale is final, and we will not provide a refund. Your purchase will be subject to Google's applicable payment policy, which also may not provide for refunds.
Most of our Apps offer monthly and annual subscription options. For the purposes of our monthly and annual subscriptions, a month constitutes 30 calendar days, and a year constitutes 365 calendar days.
Our "Monthly" subscription is paid in monthly installments. The monthly renewal subscription fees will continue to be billed to the Payment Method you provided, automatically until canceled. You must cancel your subscription before it renews each month in order to avoid billing of the next month's subscription fee to the Payment Method you provided. Refunds cannot be claimed for any partial-month subscription period.
Our "Annual" subscription is paid for by an upfront one-off payment with automatic annual renewals. You must cancel your subscription before it renews in order to avoid billing of the renewal subscription fee to the Payment Method you provided. Refunds cannot be claimed for any partial subscription period.
2.5. CHANGING FEES AND CHARGES
We reserve the right to change our subscription plans or adjust pricing for our service or any components thereof in any manner and at any time as we may determine in our sole and absolute discretion. Except as otherwise expressly provided for in these Terms, any price changes or changes to your subscription plan will take effect following notice to you.
3. PROHIBITED USE OF THE PRODUCTS
3.1. You agree not to upload, post, email or otherwise send or transmit or introduce any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, harm, damage, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or equipment linked directly or indirectly with the Products or the Products themselves. You agree not to interfere with the servers or networks underlying or connected to the Products or to violate any of the procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the Products. You may not access the Products in an unauthorized manner.
3.2. You agree not to impersonate any other person while using the Products, conduct yourself in an offensive manner while using the Products, or use the Products for any illegal, immoral or harmful purpose.
3.3. By breaching the provisions of this section 3, you may commit a criminal offense under applicable laws. We may report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we may cooperate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use the Products will cease immediately.
3.4. You agree not to use the Products for any purposes related to scientific research, analysis or evaluation of the Products without the express written consent of Appic.
4. MATERIALS OFFERED THROUGH THE PRODUCTS
4.1. All materials (including software and content whether downloaded or not) contained in the Products are owned by Appic (or our subsidiaries, affiliates and/or third party licensors, where applicable), unless indicated otherwise. You agree and acknowledge that the materials are valuable property and that other than any specific and limited license for use of such materials, you shall not acquire any ownership rights in or to such materials. The materials may not be used except as provided for in these Terms, and any other relevant terms and conditions provided to you without our prior written permission.
4.2. The Products are not intended for your commercial use. Commercial advertisements, affiliate links, and other forms of solicitation may be removed by us without notice and may result in termination of privileges. You must not use any part of the materials used in or on the Products for commercial purposes without obtaining a written license to do so from us. Material from the Products may not be copied or distributed, or republished, or transmitted in any way, without our prior written consent. Any unauthorized use or violation of these Terms immediately and automatically terminates your right to use the Products and may subject you to legal liability. You agree not to use the Products for illegal purposes (including, without limitation, unlawful, harassing, libelous, invasion of another’s privacy, abusive, threatening or obscene purposes) and you agree that you will comply with all laws, rules and regulations related to your use of the Products. Appropriate legal action may be taken for any illegal or unauthorized use of the Products.
4.3. You may not otherwise download, display, copy, reproduce, distribute, modify, perform, transfer, create derivative works from, sell or otherwise exploit any content, code, data or materials in the Products. If you make other use of the Products, or the content, code, data or materials thereon, except as otherwise provided above, you may violate copyright and other laws of the United States, other countries, as well as applicable state laws and may be subject to liability for such unauthorized use.
5. AVAILABILITY OF PRODUCTS
5.1. Although we aim to offer you the best service possible, we make no promise that the Products will meet your requirements and we cannot guarantee that the Products will be fault free. If a fault occurs in the Products, please report it to us at email@example.com and we will review your complaint and, where we determine it is appropriate to do so, correct the fault. If the need arises, we may suspend access to the Products while we address the fault. We will not be liable to you if the Products are unavailable for a commercially reasonable period of time.
5.2. Your access to the Products may be occasionally restricted to allow for repairs, maintenance or the introduction of new facilities or Products. We will restore the Products as soon as we reasonably can. In the event that the Products are unavailable, our usual Order and cancellation deadlines apply; please notify us of changes to your Order by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
6. USER MATERIAL
6.1. The Products may let you submit material to us: for example, you may be able post comments, text or images in certain functions or features of the Product. In these Terms, we use the term “User Material” to refer to any publicly available material of any kind that you submit to us, including text, files, images, photos, video, sounds and musical or literary works. User Material does not include the account information, Product purchase, or Product use information which you provide in registering for and using Products.
6.2. This section 6 sets out the rights and obligations that each of us have in connection with User Material. If you review or submit User Material, you are agreeing to do so in accordance with these Terms. If you do not want to review or submit User Material in accordance with these Terms, then you should not do so.
6.3. We do not systematically review User Material submitted by you or other users. We are not responsible for the content of User Material provided by you or any other user. We do not necessarily endorse any opinion contained in such material. We make no warranties or representations, express or implied, about User Material, including as to its legality or accuracy.
6.4. We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to refuse to post or to remove or edit any of your User Material, or to restrict, suspend, or terminate your access to all or any part of the Products, particularly where User Material breaches this section 6, and we may do this with or without giving you any prior notice.
6.5. We may link User Material or parts of User Material to other material, including material submitted by other users or created by Appic or other third parties. We may use User Material for our internal business purposes, for example, to examine trends or categories or to promote, market or advertise Appic. You acknowledge that we may indirectly commercially benefit from use of your User Material.
6.6. Each time you submit User Material to us, you represent and warrant to us as follows:
6.6.1. You own your User Material or have the right to submit it, and in submitting it you will not be infringing any rights of any third party, including intellectual property rights (such as copyright or trademark), privacy or publicity rights, rights of confidentiality or rights under contract.
6.6.2. Your User Material is not illegal, obscene, defamatory, threatening, pornographic, harassing, hateful, racially or ethnically offensive, and does not encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, and does not give rise to civil liability, violate any law, or is otherwise deemed inappropriate.
6.6.3. Your User Material does not advertise any product or service or solicit any business.
6.6.4. Your User Material does not identify any individual (including by way or name, address or a still picture or video) under the age of 18 and if User Material identifies any individual over the age of 18, you have that person’s consent to being identified
in exactly that way in your User Material; and in submitting your User Material you are not impersonating any other person.
6.6.5. You will not collect email addresses of users for the purpose of sending unsolicited email.
6.6.6. You will not engage in criminal or tortious activity, including fraud, spamming, spimming, sending of viruses or other harmful files, copyright infringement, patent infringement, or theft of trade secrets or attempt to impersonate another user or person.
6.6.7. You will not engage in any automated use of the system, such as using scripts to alter our content.
6.6.8. You will not, without authorization, access, tamper with, or use non-public areas of the Products, Appic’s computer systems, or the technical delivery systems of Appic’s providers.
6.6.9. Except as necessary to maintain your own computer security by use of commercial-off-the-shelf anti-virus or anti-malware products, you will not attempt to probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of the Products or any other Appic system or network or breach any security or authentication measures.
6.7. We are entitled to identify you to third parties who claim that their rights have been infringed by User Material you have submitted.
6.8. User Material is not considered to be confidential. You agree not to submit any content as User Material in which you have any expectation of privacy. We do not claim any ownership rights in User Material. However, by submitting User Material you hereby grant Appic an irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, royalty free, worldwide license to use, telecast, copy, perform, display, edit, distribute and otherwise exploit the User Material you post on the Products, or any portion thereof, and any ideas, concepts, or know how contained therein, with or without attribution, and without the requirement of any permission from or payment to you or to any other person or entity, in any manner (including, without limitation, for commercial, publicity, trade, promotional, or advertising purposes) and in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, and to prepare derivative works of, or incorporate into other works, such User Material, and to grant and authorize sublicenses of the foregoing without any payment of money or any other form of consideration to you or to any third party. Appic may include your User Material in Appic’s Distribution Content that is made available to others through the Products. Be aware that Appic has no control over User Material once it leaves the Products, and it is possible that others may duplicate material found on the Products, including, but not limited to, on other sites on the Internet. You represent and warrant that you own or otherwise control the rights to your User Material. You agree to indemnify Appic and its affiliates for all claims arising from or in connection with any claims to any rights in your User Material or any damages arising from your User Material.
7. LINKS TO WEBSITES/HOME PAGE
7.1. We may provide links to other websites or services for you to access. You acknowledge that any access is at your sole discretion and for your information only. We do not review or endorse any of those websites or services. We are not responsible in any way for:(a) the availability of, (b) the privacy practices of, (c) the content, advertising, products, goods or other materials or resources on or available from, or (d) the use to which others make of these other websites or services. We are also not responsible for any damage, loss or offense caused or alleged to be caused by, or in connection with, the use of or reliance on such websites or services.
7.2. You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists. You must not establish a link from any website that is not owned by you. The Products must not be framed on any other website, nor may you create a link to any part of the Products unless you have written permission to do so from Appic. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission with written notice. The website from which you are linking must comply in all respects with the content standards set out in our acceptable use policy. If you wish to make any use of material on or in the Products other than that set out above, please address your request to email@example.com.
8. PRODUCTS DISCLAIMER
The information contained in the Products is for general information purposes only. While we endeavor to keep the information up-to-date and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the Products or the information contained on the Products for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.
9. END USER LICENSE
9.1. Subject to the terms of this license agreement (“License Agreement”), as set out in this section 9, and these other Terms, and your payment of applicable subscription fees, Appic grants you a limited, non-exclusive, revocable license to stream, download and make personal non-commercial use of the Products.
9.2. The Products contain or embody copyrighted material, proprietary material or other intellectual property of Appic or its licensors. All right, title and ownership in the Products remain with Appic or its licensors, as applicable. The rights to download and use the Products are licensed to you and are not being sold to you, and you have no rights in them other than to use them in accordance with this License Agreement and our other Terms.
9.3. You agree that you will not and you will not assist or permit any third party to:
9.3.1. copy, store, reproduce, transmit, modify, alter, reverse-engineer, emulate, de-compile, or disassemble the Products in any way, or create derivative works of the Products;
9.3.2. use the Products or any part of them to create any tool or software product that can be used to create software applications of any nature whatsoever;
9.3.3. rent, lease, loan, make available to the public, sell or distribute the Products in whole or in part;
9.3.4. tamper with the Products or circumvent any technology used by Appic or its licensors to protect any content accessible through the Products;
9.3.5. circumvent any territorial restrictions applied to the Products; or
9.3.6. use the Products in a way that violates this License Agreement or the other Terms.
9.4. You may not make the Products available to the public. The Products made available (in whole or in part) are owned by Appic or its licensors and your use of them must be in accordance with these Terms.
10. GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
10.1. ASSIGNMENT BY US
Appic may transfer its rights and obligations under these Terms to any company, firm or person at any time if it does not materially affect your rights under it. You may not transfer your rights or obligations under these Terms to anyone else. These Terms are personal to you and no third party is entitled to benefit under these Terms except as set out here.
10.2. INDEMNITY BY YOU
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold Appic and its directors, officers, members, investors, managers, employees and agents harmless from any and all claims, liabilities, costs and expenses, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, arising in any way from (i) your negligent, reckless, or wilful misuse of the Products, (ii) your placement or transmission of any message, content, information, software, or other submissions through the Products, (iii) any third-party claims of bodily injury, death, or damage to real or tangible personal property caused by your negligent or more culpable acts or omissions related to your use of the Products; or (iv) your breach or violation of the law or of these Terms. Appic reserves the right, at its own expense, to assume the exclusive defence and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, and in such case, you agree to cooperate with Appic’s defence of such claim.
10.3. WARRANTIES AND LIMITATIONS
10.3.1. This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state.
10.3.2. We warrant to you that any Product purchased from us will, on delivery, conform in all material respects with its description and be of reasonably satisfactory quality.
10.3.3. We warrant that we will use reasonable skill and care in making the Products available to you during your subscription.
10.3.4. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary, you assume full responsibility for your own use of the Products. In no event shall Appic be liable to you, your heirs, or
assigns or to any third party for any loss, death, damage, or bodily injury that you suffer, or that you cause to any third party, in connection with your use of the Products or other activities you undertake in connection with your use of the Products, unless caused by Appic’s gross negligence, recklessness, or willful misconduct.
10.3.5. The Products and their content are otherwise provided on an “as is” basis and we make no representations or warranties of any kind with respect to them, including as to the accuracy, completeness or currency of the Products or their content. We assume no liability or responsibility for any errors or omissions in the content of the Products, or any failures, delays, or interruptions in the provision of the Products. We disclaim and exclude any express or implied warranties or representations, including any warranties as to merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose of the Products to the broadest extent permitted by law. We make no warranties or representations, express or implied, as to the timeliness, accuracy, quality, completeness or existence of the content and information posted on the Products. We make no warranties or representations, express or implied, for technical accessibility, fitness or flawlessness of the Products. We make no warranties or representations that your use of content and information posted on the Products will not infringe rights of third parties.
10.3.6. All conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity are, to the extent permitted by law, excluded.
10.4. NO WAIVER
If we delay exercising or fail to exercise or enforce any right available to us under these Terms, such delay or failure does not constitute a waiver of that right or any other rights under these Terms.
10.5. FORCE MAJEURE
We will not be liable to you for any lack of performance, or the unavailability or failure, of the Products, or for any failure or delay by us to comply with these Terms, where such lack, unavailability or failure arises from any cause beyond our reasonable control.
In these Terms, unless the context requires otherwise: (i) any phrase introduced by the words “including”, “include”, “in particular”, “for example” or any similar expression shall be construed as illustrative only and shall not be construed as limiting the generality of any preceding words; and (ii) references to the singular include the plural and to the masculine include the feminine, and in each case vice versa.
Unless otherwise specifically indicated, all notices given by you to us must be given to Appic at firstname.lastname@example.org. We may give notice to you at the e-mail address you provide to us when you register. Notice will be deemed received and properly served immediately when posted on the Products or when an e-mail or other electronic communication is sent. In proving the
service of any notice via email, it will be sufficient to prove that such e-mail was sent to the specified e-mail address of the addressee.
10.8. ENTIRE AGREEMENT
These Terms and any document expressly referred to in them constitute the whole agreement between us and supersede all previous discussions, correspondence, negotiations, previous arrangement, understanding or agreement between us relating to their subject matter. We each acknowledge that neither of us relies on, or will have any remedies in respect of, any representation or warranty (whether made innocently or negligently) that is not set out in these Terms or the documents referred to in them. Each of us agrees that our only liability in respect of those representations and warranties that are set out in this agreement (whether made innocently or negligently) will be for breach of contract. Nothing in this section limits or excludes any liability for fraud.
10.9. THIRD PARTY RIGHTS
A person who is not party to these Terms will not, subject to applicable law, have any rights under or in connection with these Terms.
11. LIMITATION OF APPIC’S LIABILITY
11.1. We will use reasonable endeavors to remedy faults in the Products. If we fail to comply with these Terms, your sole and exclusive remedies and our entire obligation and liability to you will in no circumstances exceed the actual amount paid by you for the Products in question. In addition, we will not be liable for:
11.1.1. Faulty operation of computers during the registration process or during completion of a subscription or during the transmission of any data and/or for incorrect or overly slow transmission of data by the internet provider and/or any damage that occurs due to information submitted by you not being received by us or not being received promptly or not being considered, as a consequence of technical faults with our software or hardware (whether or not they are within or outside of our control).
11.1.2. Any loss or damage due to viruses or other malicious software that may infect your Device, computer equipment, software, data or other property caused by you accessing, using or downloading from the Products, or from transmissions via emails or attachments received from us.
11.1.3. Any use of websites linked to the Products but operated by third parties.
11.2. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, APPIC AND ITS AFFILIATES, SUPPLIERS, CLIENTS OR LICENSORS (COLLECTIVELY, THE “PROTECTED ENTITIES”) SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES OR LOSSES, WHETHER DIRECT OR INDIRECT, ARISING FROM OR DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY RELATED TO, THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE PRODUCTS OR THE CONTENT, MATERIALS AND FUNCTIONS RELATED THERETO, YOUR PROVISION OF INFORMATION VIA THE PRODUCTS, OR LOST BUSINESS OR LOST SALES, OR ANY ERRORS, VIRUSES OR BUGS CONTAINED IN THE PRODUCTS, EVEN IF SUCH PROTECTED ENTITY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILTY OF SUCH DAMAGES. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE PROTECTED ENTITIES BE LIABLE FOR OR IN CONNECTION WITH ANY CONTENT POSTED, TRANSMITTED, EXCHANGED OR RECEIVED BY OR
Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you.
12. CHOICE OF LAW
These Terms and any disputes arising out of or relating to these Terms or their subject matter shall be governed by the law of England & Wales.
If any provision of these Terms is found unenforceable, then that provision will be severed from these Terms and not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.
These Terms are effective and were last updated on 12 October 2022.
Appic Management S.à r.l. is located at 121, Avenue de la Faïencerie, L-5111, Luxembourg.