Terms of Service


Last Updated: 20th March 2019

Welcome and thanks for your interest in ATREE (“ATREE”, “We”,”Us”, “the Developer”). The following Terms of Service are a legal contract between you (“You”) and ATREE regarding your use of ATREE software and services (collectively referred to as “Developer Services”). People who use ATREE’s software and services are referred to individually as “User” and collectively as “Users”.

For purposes of this contract “Software” means all digital content and software programs distributed, published or otherwise made available by the Developer or its affiliates including, but not limited to mobile apps (applications), downloadable/installable apps for personal computer, and apps accessed by means of a browser or other online communication method. Software also includes updates and upgrades as well as accompanying manual(s), packaging and other written, files, electronic or on-line materials or documentation, and any and all copies of such software and its materials.

“Services” means all services made available by the Developer, including but not limited to services accessed through mobile apps, by means of a browser or by other online communication methods.

Software and Services are collectively referred to as “Developer Services”.

THE DEVELOPER SERVICES ARE LICENSED, NOT SOLD. The Developer Services, its content and the related documentation ARE NOT FOR SALE. They are and shall remain the Developer’s sole property and are protected by international copyright, patent, and trademark laws, international conventions, and other applicable laws governing intellectual property and proprietary rights. All intellectual property rights (including, without limitation, copyrights, trade secrets, trademarks, etc.) evidenced by or embodied in and/or attached/connected/related to the Developer Services are and shall be owned solely by the Developer. This Agreement does not convey to you an interest in or to the Software but only a limited revocable right of use in accordance with the terms of this Agreement. Nothing in this Agreement constitutes a waiver of the Developer’s intellectual property rights under any law.

PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING TERMS OF SERVICE CAREFULLY. BY ACCESSING, BROWSING, OR USING THE DEVELOPER SERVICES, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU ARE ABOVE 16 YEARS OF AGE, HAVE READ, UNDERSTOOD, AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS, INCLUDING THE ATREE PRIVACY POLICY, COOKIE POLICY AND ANY ADDITIONAL GUIDELINES (AS DEFINED BELOW) (COLLECTIVELY, THE “TERMS”).

IF YOU ARE A PARENT OR GUARDIAN AND YOU PROVIDE CONSENT FOR YOUR CHILD TO USE THE DEVELOPER SERVICES, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS OF SERVICE IN RESPECT OF SUCH CHILD’S USE OF THE DEVELOPER SERVICES.

If you do not accept these Terms of Service, do not install, use or access the Developer Services.

Table of Contents:

Licenses
Third party content
Privacy policy
User Generated Content
Prohibited Conduct
Modification of Terms
Termination
Indemnification
Disclaimers; No warranties
Limitation of liability and damages
Miscellaneous

LICENSES

1.1 SOFTWARE LICENSE. Subject to these Terms of Service, the Developer hereby grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-sublicensable, limited right and license to use one copy of the Software for your personal non-commercial use on a single computer or computing unit. The rights granted herein are subject to your compliance with these Terms of Service. The Software is being licensed to you and you hereby acknowledge that no title or ownership in the Software is being transferred or assigned and these Terms of Service are not to be construed as a sale of any rights in the Software. 1.2 SERVICE LICENSE. Subject to these Terms of Service, the Developer hereby grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-sublicensable, limited right and license to use the Services as provided by the Developer, for your personal non-commercial use. The rights granted herein are subject to your compliance with these Terms of Service. 1.3 LICENSE TERM. The term of your licenses shall commence on the date that you install or otherwise use the Software and/or Services and ends on the earlier date of either your disposal of the Software and/or Services or the Developer’s termination of these Terms of Service. Your license terminates immediately if you attempt to circumvent any technical protection measures used in connection with the Software and/or Services or you otherwise use the Software and/or Services in breach of the Terms of Service. 1.4 OWNERSHIP; NO OTHER LICENSES. The Developer retains all right, title and interest in and to the Developer Services, including, but not limited to, all copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, trade names, proprietary rights, patents, titles, computer codes, audiovisual effects, themes, characters, character names, stories, dialog, settings, artwork, sound effects, musical works, and moral rights whether registered or not and all applications thereof. The Developer Services are protected by applicable laws and treaties throughout the world. Unless expressly authorized by mandatory legislation, the Developer Services may not be copied, reproduced or distributed in any manner or medium, in whole or in part, without prior written consent from the Developer. All rights not expressly granted to you herein are reserved by the Developer.

2. THIRD PARTY CONTENT

The Developer Services may include links or references to other content (including but not limited to images, videos, books, whitepapers and journal publications), websites, software or services solely as a convenience to Users (“Third Party Content”). ATREE does not endorse any such Third Party Content or the information, materials, products, or services contained on or accessible through the Third Party Content. ACCESS AND USE OF REFERENCE SITES, INCLUDING THE INFORMATION, MATERIALS, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES ON OR AVAILABLE THROUGH REFERENCE SITES IS SOLELY AT YOUR OWN RISK.

3. PRIVACY POLICY

Your privacy is important to ATREE. Please read the ATREE Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy hereby incorporated into the Terms, carefully for information relating to ATREE’s collection, use and disclosure of Your personal information.

4. USER GENERATED CONTENT

The Developer Services may allow you to create content (“User Generated Content”), including but not limited to screenshots or a video of your usage of the Developer Services. However, in exchange for use of the Developer Services, and to the extent that your contributions through use of the Developer Services give rise to any copyright, design right or any other intellectual or industrial property right you hereby grant the Developer an exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, fully transferable and sub-licensable worldwide right and license to use your contributions in any way and for any purpose including, but not limited to the rights to reproduce, copy, adapt, modify, perform, display, publish, broadcast, transmit, or otherwise communicate to the public by any means whether now known or unknown and distribute your contributions without any further notice or compensation to you of any kind for the whole duration of protection granted to intellectual and industrial property rights by applicable laws and international conventions. If not expressly prohibited by mandatory legislation, you hereby waive any moral rights of paternity, publication, reputation, or attribution with respect to the Developer’s and other users viewing and enjoyment of such assets in connection with the Developer Services and related goods and services under applicable law. This license grant to the Developer and the above waiver of any applicable moral rights survives any termination of these Terms of Service. 4.1 CREDITING ATREE. If You distribute, publicly perform or display, transmit, publish, or otherwise make available any User Generated Content or any derivative works thereof, You must also prominently provide, along with such User Generated Content or derivative work, a link to the ATREE Website (www.atree.org) and a notice that credits the specific Developer Services that were used to create the User Generated Content.

5. PROHIBITED CONDUCT

YOU AGREE NOT TO: 5.1 use the Developer Services for any commercial or professional use or purpose unless expressly permitted by ATREE in writing, it being understood that the Developer Services are intended for educational, non-commercial use only; The Developer Services are not provided to inform professional decision making and are not a substitute for professional advice. Kindly consult a relevant qualified professional when making decisions. 5.2 make a copy of, rent, lease, loan, sell, resell, sublicense, distribute or otherwise transfer the licenses for any Developer Services. 5.3 delete the copyright or other proprietary rights notices on the Developer Services or on any content created using the developer services 5.4 assert, or authorize, assist, or encourage any third party to assert, against ATREE or any of its affiliates or licensors any patent infringement or other intellectual property infringement claim regarding the Developer Services you have used or User Generated Content you may have created using the Developer Services. 5.5 use the Developer Services for any illegal purpose, or in violation of any local, state, national, or international law, including, without limitation, laws governing intellectual property and other proprietary rights, and data protection and privacy; 5.6 remove, circumvent, disable, damage or otherwise interfere with security-related features of the Developer Services, features that prevent or restrict use or copying of any content accessible through the Developer Services, or features that enforce limitations on the use of the Developer Services; 5.7 reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble or otherwise attempt to discover the source code of the Developer Services or any part thereof, except and only to the extent that such activity is expressly permitted by applicable law notwithstanding this limitation; 5.8 modify, adapt, translate or create derivative works based upon the Developer Services or any part thereof, except and only to the extent expressly permitted by ATREE herein or to the extent the foregoing restriction is expressly prohibited by applicable law; 5.9 intentionally interfere with or damage operation of the Developer Services or any user’s enjoyment of it, by any means, including without limitation by participation in any denial-of-service type attacks or by uploading or otherwise disseminating viruses, adware, spyware, worms, or other malicious code. 5.10 misrepresent the source of ownership of the Developer Services;

6. MODIFICATION OF TERMS.

ATREE reserves the right, at our discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions of the Terms at any time. Please check the Terms periodically for changes. Your continued use of the Developer Services after the posting of changes constitutes your binding acceptance of such changes.

7. TERMINATION.

7.1 Termination by ATREE. ATREE, in its sole discretion, for any or no reason, and without penalty, may terminate Your use of the Developer Services at any time. ATREE may also in its sole discretion and at any time discontinue providing access to the Developer Services, or any part thereof, with or without notice. You agree that any termination of your access to the Developer Services or any User Generated Content You may have, or portion thereof, may be affected without prior notice, and You agree that ATREE will not be liable to You or any third party for any such termination. Any suspected fraudulent, abusive or illegal activity may be referred to appropriate law enforcement authorities. These remedies are in addition to any other remedies ATREE may have at law or in equity. 7.2 Termination by You. Your only remedy with respect to any dissatisfaction with (a) the Developer Services, (b) any term of these Terms of Service, (c) any policy or practice of ATREE in operating and providing the Developer Services, or (d) any content or information created or transmitted through the Developer Servies, is to discontinue Your use of the Developer Services, uninstall any Software from your computing devices and delete any User Generated Content you may have in your property.

8. INDEMNIFICATION.

You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless ATREE, its affiliated companies, contractors, employees, agents and its third-party suppliers, licensors, and partners (“ATREE Indemnitees”) from any claims, losses, damages, liabilities, and expenses (including legal fees and expenses), arising out of any use or misuse of the Developer Services, any violation of the Terms, or any breach of the representations, warranties, and covenants made herein. ATREE reserves the right, at your expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter for which You are required to indemnify ATREE, and You agree to cooperate with ATREE’s defense of these claims. ATREE will use reasonable efforts to notify You of any such claim, action, or proceeding upon becoming aware of it.

9. DISCLAIMERS; NO WARRANTIES.

9.1 NO WARRANTIES. THE DEVELOPER SERVICES, AND ALL DATA, INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, WEBSITE MATERIALS, CONTENT, USER CONTENT, THIRD PARTY CONTENT, SERVICES, OR APPLICATIONS MADE AVAILABLE IN CONJUNCTION WITH OR THROUGH THE DEVELOPER SERVICES, ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS,” “AS AVAILABLE,” AND “WITH ALL FAULTS” BASIS. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, ATREE, AND ITS AFFILIATES AND LICENSORS, DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS, WHETHER STATUTORY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM ATREE OR THROUGH THE WEBSITE WILL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED HEREIN. 9.2 CONTENT. ATREE, AND ITS SUPPLIERS, LICENSORS, AND AFFILIATES, DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE DEVELOPER SERVICES OR ANY DATA, USER GENERATED CONTENT, FUNCTIONS, OR ANY OTHER INFORMATION OFFERED ON OR THROUGH THE DEVELOPER SERVICES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, OR FREE OF ERRORS, VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS, AND DO NOT WARRANT THAT ANY OF THE FOREGOING WILL BE CORRECTED. 9.3 HARM TO YOUR COMPUTER. YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT YOUR USE, ACCESS, DOWNLOAD, OR OTHERWISE OBTAINING OF CONTENT, WEBSITE MATERIALS, SOFTWARE, OR DATA THROUGH THE DEVELOPER SERVICES IS AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK, AND THAT YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR PROPERTY (INCLUDING YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM) OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS THEREFROM. 9.4 LIMITATIONS OF APPLICABLE LAW. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. YOU MAY ALSO HAVE OTHER RIGHTS THAT VARY FROM JURISDICTION TO JURISDICTION.

10. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY AND DAMAGES

10.1 LIMITATION OF LIABILITY. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE, WILL ATREE OR ITS AFFILIATES, CONTRACTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, OR THIRD-PARTY PARTNERS, LICENSORS, OR SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE, RELIANCE, OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION DAMAGES ARISING FROM ANY UNSUCCESSFUL COURT ACTION OR LEGAL DISPUTE, LOST BUSINESS, LOST REVENUES OR PROFITS, LOSS OF DATA, OR ANY OTHER PECUNIARY OR NON-PECUNIARY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER) ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO YOUR USE OF (OR INABILITY TO USE) THE WEBSITE OR ANY REFERENCE SITES, OR ANY OTHER INTERACTIONS WITH ATREE, EVEN IF ATREE OR A ATREE AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY OR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN SUCH CASES, ATREE’S LIABILITY WILL BE LIMITED TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW.

11. MISCELLANEOUS

11.1 DISCLOSURES . The Developer Services provided are offered by ATREE, Registered Address: Royal Enclave, Srirampura, Jakkur Post. Bangalore-560064. Email: info@atree.org. Website: www.atree.org.