Last updated: January 2021
All the documents that relate to the App are hereby expressly incorporated herein by reference.
Please read this Agreement carefully before you download, install or use the App.
It is important that you read and understand this Agreement as by downloading, installing or using the App you indicate that you have read, understood, agreed and accepted the Agreement which takes effect on the date on which you download, install or use the App. By using the App you agree to abide by this Agreement.
If you do not agree with (do not accept) this Agreement, or if you do not agree at least with one of the provisions of this Agreement, you are not authorized to, and you may not access, download, install or use the App and you must promptly discontinue downloading, installing the App and remove (delete) the App from any mobile device in your possession or under your control.
II. CHANGES TO THIS AGREEMENT
We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to make changes or modifications to this Agreement at any time and for any reason. We will keep you informed about any changes by updating this Agreement and you waive any right to receive specific notice of each such change. It is your responsibility to periodically review this Agreement to stay informed of updates. You will be subject to, and will be deemed to be aware of and to have accepted, the changes in any revised Agreement by your continued use of the App after the date such revised Agreement is posted.
III. RESTRICTIONS ON WHO CAN USE THE APP
In order to download, install, access or use the App, you must be eighteen (18) years of age or older.
All users who are minors in the jurisdiction in which they reside (generally under the age of 18) must have the permission of, and be directly supervised by their parent or guardian to use the App, so if you are between the ages of thirteen (13) and seventeen (17) years and you wish to use, download, install, access the App, before doing so you must: (a) assure and confirm (if needed) that your parent or guardian have read and agree (get your parent or guardian’s consent) to this Agreement prior to you using the App; (b) have the power to enter a binding contract with us and not be barred from doing so under any applicable laws.
Parents and guardians must directly supervise any use of the App by minors.
Any person under the age of thirteen (13) years is not permitted to download, install, access or use the App.
You affirm that you are either more than eighteen (18) years of age, or an emancipated minor, or possess legal parental or guardian consent, and are fully able and competent to enter into the terms, conditions, obligations, affirmations, representations, and warranties set forth in this Agreement, and to abide by and comply with this Agreement.
IV. GENERAL TERMS
The App is developed for entertainment purposes. The App is a reference book describing the plant varieties, dog and cat breeds that provides search and reсognition functions. The App is also a social network for like-minded people who wish to share the content related to cultivating garden and indoor plants and pet care (see the full performance list on the App’s page on itunes.apple.com).
The App is intended only for your personal non-commercial use. You shall use the App only for the purposes mentioned above.
VI. END USER LICENSE AGREEMENT
By using the App, you undertake to respect our intellectual rights (intellectual rights related to the App’s source code, UI/UX design, content material, copyright and trademarks, hereinafter referred to as the “Intellectual Property Rights”) as well as those owned by third parties.
As long as you keep using the App, we grant you a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-sublicensable, non-assignable and revocable right to access and use the App pursuant to this Agreement (the “License”).
You may use our App solely for your own non-commercial purposes. You are bound to respect the copyrighted material within the App, you cannot sell pictures available in the App.
The source code, design and content, including information, photographs, illustrations, artwork and other graphic materials, sounds, music or video (hereinafter – the “works”) as well as names, logos and trademarks (hereinafter – “means of individualization”) within the App are protected by copyright laws and other relevant laws and/or international treaties, and belong to us and/or our partners and/or contracted third parties, as the case may be.
These works and means of individualization may not be copied, reproduced, retransmitted, distributed, disseminated, sold, published, broadcasted or circulated whether in whole or in part, unless expressly permitted by us and/or our partners and/or contracted third parties, as the case may be.
All rights, title and interest in and to the App and its content, works and means of individualization as well as its functionalities (1) are the exclusive property of AIBY Inc. and/or our partners and/or contracted third parties, (2) are protected by the applicable international and national legal provisions, and (3) are under no circumstances transferred (assigned) to you in full or in part within the context of the license herewithin.
We will not hesitate to take legal action against any unauthorized use of our trademarks, names or symbols to protect and restore our rights. All rights not expressly granted herein are reserved. Other product and company names mentioned herein may also be the trademarks of their respective owners.
THIRD PARTIES’ MATERIALS AND SERVICES INCORPORATED INTO THE APP
The App may contain some Wikipedia’s text materials, that are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License (“CC BY-SA 3.0”) and/or GNU Free Documentation License (“GFDL”). When Wikipedia’s text materials are used in the App, the hyperlink or URL to the corresponding page or pages is provided.
YouTube Data API Service as well as the IFrame Player API are used for making certain audiovisual and other YouTube Content available for viewing via the App. Therefore, by using our App you are automatically agreeing to be bound by the YouTube Terms of Service, available at: https://www.youtube.com/t/terms.
USER GENERATED CONTENT
You shall retain the ownership rights to all images you produced yourself and uploaded to the App (hereinafter referred to as “User Generated Content”). By using the App you grant us a non-exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, royalty-free, transferable, irrevocable right:
- to store, reproduce and distribute User Generated Content within the App in order to display it to other users of the App;
- to process User Generated Content, modify it to fit to the functionality of the App and integrate it with larger works (such as geographic maps);
- to transfer and sublicense User Generated Content to third party services for the purposes of its technical processing and storing.
Hereby you agree that User Generated Content does not contain any personally identifiable information (i.e. human faces or other identifiable parts of human body, images depicting appearance or location, documents revealing identity or other personal identifiers) related to you or other individuals.
User Generated Content that is considered inappropriate - offensive, legally prohibited or immoral, or simply does not fit the purpose of the App - will be blocked without any prior notice or restoring options.
All users are subscribed to our newsletters that are sent to the user’s email from time to time. These emails are intended to keep you informed of the latest news in the world of plants and pets, they also provide useful articles about plant and pet care and inform about upcoming discounts on App subscriptions. From newsletters you can follow the link to leave your feedback about the App and learn about possible upcoming downtime intervals in the App. You can unsubscribe at any time using the link provided in the emails you get.
All content of the Newsletter is owned by AIBY Inc. and provided to you as a part of the App’s Services.You may use and share it only for your personal non-commercial purposes.
VII. PROHIBITED BEHAVIOUR
You agree not to use the App in any way that:
- is unlawful, illegal or unauthorized;
- is defamatory of any other person;
- is obscene or offensive;
- infringes any copyright, database right or trademark of any other person;
- advocates, promotes or assists any unlawful act such as (by way of example only) copyright infringement or computer misuse.
You shall not make the App available to any third parties. In addition, you shall not modify, translate into other languages, reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble or otherwise create derivative works from the App or any documentation concerning the App.
You shall not transfer, lend, rent, lease, distribute the App, or use it for providing services to a third party, or grant any rights to the App or any documentation concerning the App to a third party.
Misuse of any trademarks or any other content displayed on the App is prohibited.
You shall not copy and/or duplicate and/or distribute and/or publish and/or use any content in the App, directly or indirectly, by way of a violation of our Intellectual Property Rights.
Moreover, you shall not make any attempts to use the App or part thereof for malicious intentions.
Also we are not responsible for the way you use the App.
It is clarified that we may adopt, against a user who violated the present Agreement, any legal measures at our disposal pursuant to the applicable laws.
All disputes arising from the usage of the App, shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the United States of America, and shall be submitted to the sole jurisdiction of the competent courts of New York, the United States of America.
VIII. AVAILABILITY OF THE APP, SECURITY AND ACCURACY
In order to use the App, you are required to have a compatible mobile phone or tablet, and internet access.
The App is available for downloading and installing on handheld compatible mobile devices running Apple iOS Operating System 12.0 or later.
We do not warrant that the App will be compatible with all hardware and software which you may use.
We make no warranty that your access to the App will be uninterrupted, timely or error-free.
You acknowledge the App is provided via the internet and mobile networks and so the quality and availability of the App may be affected by factors outside our reasonable control.
The version of the App may be upgraded from time to time to add support for new functions and services.
We may change or update the App and anything described in it without noticing you. If the need arises, we may suspend access to the App, or close it indefinitely.
You also warrant that any information that you submit to us is true, accurate and complete, and you agree to keep it actual at all times.
You can discontinue using our Services at any time by choosing the relevant option in your iTunes Account Settings. If you decide not to use the App for any reason you should uninstall the App.
The App is provided on free basis. Once you download the App, you’ll have access to its basic features.
Access to some services and/or additional features within the App requires paid subscriptions. The full list of Premium options and pricing is provided on the App’s page. You will have an opportunity to try Premium options during the free trial period as provided on the signup screen. After the free trial period expires an auto-renewing subscription period will start on a regular basis. Please mind that you will be charged automatically unless you cancel your subscription 24 hours before the end of the free trial period.
You can choose different subscription options. Prices for different subscription options are indicated in the Information section on the App’s page. Prices are in U.S. dollars and may vary in countries other than the U.S. You will have all necessary information about your subscription plan and duration of the free trial period on the signup screen before the purchase.
Subscription with a free trial period will automatically renew to a paid subscription.
Any unused portion of a free trial period, if offered, will be forfeited when the user purchases a subscription, where applicable. We reserve the right to modify, terminate or otherwise amend our offered subscription plans at any time.
Your subscription will be automatically renewed within 24 hours before the current subscription ends. Auto-renew option can be turned off in your iTunes Account Settings at least 24 hours before the end of the current period. Payment will be charged to iTunes Account at confirmation of purchase. No cancellation of the current subscription is allowed during active subscription period. Subscriptions are managed by you. Please note that removing the App from your device does not deactivate your subscription.
You may be charged by your communications service provider for downloading and/or accessing the App on your mobile phone or tablet device, so you should check the terms of agreement with your operator. This may include data roaming charges if you do this outside your home territory. All these charges are solely your responsibility. If you do not pay the bills related to your mobile phone or tablet device, then we assume that you have the permission from the person that does it before incurring any of these charges.
X. THIRD PARTY WEBSITES AND RESOURCES
App may link you to other sites on the Internet and contracted third parties to provide you certain services. We have no control over and accept no responsibility for the content of any website or mobile application to which a link from the App exists (unless we are the provider of those linked websites or mobile applications). Such linked websites and mobile applications are provided “as is” for your convenience only with no warranty, express or implied, for the information provided within them.
You acknowledge sole responsibility for and assume all risk arising from your use of any third-party websites or resources.
If you have any queries, concerns or complaints about such third party websites or mobile applications (including, but not limited to, queries, concerns or complaints relating to products, orders for products, faulty products and refunds) you must direct them to the operator of that third party website or mobile application.
XI. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
YOU AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE APP AND ITS SERVICES SHALL BE AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE SERVICES AND ALL THE MATERIALS, INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, CONTENT INTEGRATED IN THE APP ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE”. WE DO NOT MAKE ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, WITH REGARD TO THE MERCHANTABILITY, TECHNICAL COMPATIBILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OF ANY SERVICE, PRODUCTS OR MATERIAL PROVIDED PURSUANT TO THIS AGREEMENT. WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED ON OR THROUGH THE SERVICES WILL BE AVAILABLE, UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THE SERVICES OR THE SERVERS THAT MAKE THE SERVICE AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.
As we allow User Generated Content to appear publicly in the App we are not responsible for images uploaded by other users that you may find in the App. Our developers’ team constantly monitors the quality of content using both manual selection and machine tools. The App integrates automatic filtering technologies to detect and block certain kind of content that is offensive, legally prohibited or immoral, or simply does not fit the purpose of the App. In case if you see any sort of inappropriate content please tell us about this fact using our [contact form].
XII. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
IN NO EVENT SHALL WE BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OF ANY TYPE, WHETHER DIRECT OR INDIRECT, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY RELATED TO THE APP AND SERVICES PROVIDED BY THE APP. WE SHALL NOT BE LIABLE UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES FOR ANY SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, EXEMPLARY OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, OR LOSS OF PROFIT OR REVENUES, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN SPECIFICALLY ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. WE SHALL NOT BE LIABLE UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES FOR DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY RELATED TO PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND/OR INFORMATION OFFERED OR PROVIDED BY ANY THIRD-PARTIES AND ACCESSED THROUGH THE APP OR BY ANY OTHER MEANS. YOU ALSO SPECIFICALLY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT WE ARE NOT LIABLE FOR COSTS OR DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF PRIVATE OR GOVERNMENTAL LEGAL ACTIONS RELATED TO YOUR USE OF ANY OF THE APP AND ITS SERVICES IN ANY COUNTRY.
THE APP DOES NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL SERVICES OR PROFESSIONAL VETERINARIAN ADVICE
Note that all content available through the App, including but not limited to recommendations concerning dog/cat care, as well as articles, notes and commentaries describing symptoms of dog/cat diseases and/or containing information about prevention, treatment for diseases are provided for educational and general information purposes only. Such content is not intended to be and is not a professional veterinarian advice or substitute for such advice and/or medical, professional care. The App is not designed to provide any medical services, medical professional diagnosis, expertise, treatment and/or medical advice.
Before making any health decision with regard to your dog/cat or any other animal you should always seek professional medical advice of a veterinarian. You are solely responsible for using any content from the App and/or for any decision about your dog/cat or any other animal health care. You understand and agree that we are not responsible for any claim, loss, health problems, injury and/or damage resulting from your use of any content available through the App.
XIII. LEGAL COMPLIANCE
You must represent and warrant that (i) you are not located in a country that is subject to a U.S. Government embargo, or that has been designated by the U.S. Government as a “terrorist supporting” country; and (ii) you are not listed on any U.S. Government list of prohibited or restricted parties.
XIV. THIRD PARTY BENEFICIARY
You acknowledge and agree that Apple, and Apple’s subsidiaries are the third party beneficiaries of the present end-user license agreement, and that upon your acceptance of the terms and conditions of the present end-user license agreement, Apple will have the right (and will be deemed to have accepted the right) to enforce this end-user license agreement as a third party beneficiary thereof.
XV. GOVERNING LAW AND CLAIMS
This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New York, USA.
We make no representations that the App is appropriate or available for use in other locations. Those who access or use the App from other jurisdictions do so at their own volition and are responsible for compliance with local law.
If you choose to access or use the App from or in locations outside of the United States, you are responsible for:
- a) ensuring that what you are doing in that country is legal; and
- b) the consequences and compliance by you with all applicable laws, regulations, bylaws, codes of practice, licenses, registrations, permits and authorizations.
Any claims shall be exclusively decided by courts of competent jurisdiction in New York, the State of New York, USA and that applicable Federal law shall govern, without regard to choice of law principles.
If you ever wish to seek any relief from us, you agree to waive the ability to pursue class action.
If any controversy, allegation, or claim (including any non-contractual claim) arises out of or relates to the App and the Services provided by the App or this Agreement, then you and we agree to send a written notice to each other providing a reasonable description of the dispute, along with a proposed resolution of it. The notice shall be sent based on the most recent contact information. For a period of sixty (60) days from the date of receipt of notice from the other party, you and us will engage in a dialogue in order to attempt to resolve the dispute, though nothing will require either you or us to resolve the dispute on terms which either you or us, in each of our sole discretion, are uncomfortable with.
We reserve the right to terminate this Agreement at any time at our sole discretion for any reason.
Upon any termination, (a) the rights and licenses granted to you herein shall terminate; (b) you must cease all use of the App.
If at any time any provision of this Agreement is or becomes illegal, invalid or unenforceable in any respect, that provision shall be more narrowly construed so that it becomes legal, valid and enforceable or, if this is not possible, deleted. The other terms of this Agreement shall continue to apply with full force and effect.
You shall not assign or transfer or purport to assign or transfer the contract between you and us to any other person.
XVIII. CONTACT INFORMATION
We reserve the right to respond to user support requests. If you want to submit a support request or have any questions about this Agreement or the App, please contact us via our [support form].