1. Acceptance of Terms
If you violate the Terms, Snip reserves the right to issue you a warning regarding the violation or immediately terminate or suspend any or all Accounts you have created for using the Platform. You agree that Snip needs not provide you notice before terminating or suspending your Account(s), but it may provide such notice in its sole discretion.
You agree that Snip may change any part of the Site and Platform, including its content, at any time or discontinue the service or any part thereof, for any reason, without notice to you and without liability.
You declare that by acceptance of these Terms and/or by using the Site and/or Platform you are of legal age to form a binding contract with Snip.
2. Description of Platform.
Snip is an application and online service that enables people to browse, read, create and review personalized news stories using a unique algorithm-based content-creating technology ( Platform or Application ). You can find out more about us at: https://www.Snip.today/ ( Site ).
In its function as such, the Platform and its administrators are not involved with the communication between the users or the content of such peer-to-peer communication, including reviews posted on news stories by users. The Platform provides the technical resources and enables its users to contact each other via the Platform, while maintaining availability of the Platform and its operational services. In these circumstances, users understand and agree that any review, communication or other sort of massaging delivered by one user to another, is on the sole discretion and responsibility of the user. All users acknowledge their personal responsibility for sending each review and/or message and/or all other sorts of communication via the Platform and shall bear responsibility for all costs related to or arising out of any illegitimate or illegal delivered text message (spam texts), which were conveyed via the Platform, without the consent of the other user (the Recipient).
3. Audience and Accounts.
You must be at least 13 years of age to use the Platform or submit any information to Snip. If you are between 13 and 18 years of age, you may only use the Platform under the supervision of a parent or legal guardian, who agrees to be bound by these Terms.
4. Account Information
During the process of creating an account in order to access the Platform (Account), you may be required to select a password or to allow us to access your Account information from a social network service (the Login Information ). The following rules govern the security of your Account and Login Information. For the purposes of these Terms, references to Account and Login Information shall include any Account information, including user names, passwords or security questions, whether or not created for the purpose of using the Platform, that are used to access the Platform:
4.1 You shall not share your Account or Login Information, nor let anyone else access your Account or do anything else that might jeopardize the security of your Account. Snip will not ask you to reveal your password and will not initiate contact with you asking for answers to your password security questions;
4.2 In the event you become aware of or reasonably suspect any breach of security, including, without limitation any loss, theft, or unauthorized disclosure of your Login Information or unauthorized access to your Account, you must immediately notify Snip and modify your Login Information;
4.3 You are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the Login Information, and you will be responsible for all uses of your Login Information;
4.4 You are responsible for anything that happens through your Account, whether or not such actions were taken by you. You therefore acknowledge that your Account may be terminated if someone else uses it to engage in any activity that violates these Terms or is otherwise improper or illegal;
4.5 You undertake to monitor your Account and restrict use by any individual barred from accepting these Terms, under the provisions listed herein or any applicable law. You shall accept full responsibility for any unauthorized use of the Platform by any of the above mentioned;
4.6 Snip reserves the right to remove or reclaim any usernames/nicknames at any time and for any reason, including but not limited to claims by a third party that a username/nickname violates such third party's rights.
5. Subscription Terms
The use of the Platform may be conditional on monthly or annual payments in advance, except for a trial period defined by Snip. Snip may update the subscription fee, the structure of the subscription fee, or the duration of the trial period from time to time, at its sole discretion and shall notify the subscribers thereof. Users will be entitled to terminate their subscription at the time of such change, or to continue it at the new rate or structure.
Snip shall provide access to the Platform only after payment for the subscription has been received. Snip reserves the right to refuse to accept payment from a user, at its sole discretion.
In order to purchase a subscription or access restricted content, the user must provide the details of the full and accurate means of payment, including personal identification, to ensure secure payment. The details of the means of payment shall not, at any time, be in Snip's direct possession, and will not be retained by Snip.
If Snip does not receive confirmation of the correctness of the means of payment or receives notice that they are not valid or correct, then Snip may immediately cancel the subscription and access to the Platform and such user’s data, at Snip’s sole discretion. Snip reserves the right to contact the relevant payment entity of the law enforcement authorities in cases where a prohibited transaction is suspected in connection with a means of payment.
6. Collection and Use of Information.
7. Acceptable Use of the Platform.
You agree that your use of the Platform will not violate any law, contract, intellectual property or other third-party right or constitute a tort, and that you are solely responsible for your conduct while on the Platform and you use the Platform at your own risk. You further agree not to:
7.1 Use the Platform in any manner that could inhibit other users from fully enjoying the Platform or that could damage or impair the functioning of the Platform;
7.2 Engage in any discriminatory, bullying, defamatory, hateful, harassing, abusive, obscene, threatening, physically dangerous, or otherwise objectionable conduct;
7.3 Attempt to indicate that you have a relationship with Snip for any products or services provided by you;
7.4 Send any unsolicited advertising or promotional materials or collect the email addresses or other contact information of other users from the Platform for the purpose of sending commercial messages;
7.5 Attempt to reverse engineer any aspect of the Platform or do anything that might circumvent measures employed to prevent or limit access to any area, content or code of the Platform (except as otherwise expressly permitted by law);
7.6 Use or attempt to use another’s account without authorization from such user and Snip;
7.7 Develop any third-party application that interacts with the Platform without Snip’s prior written consent;
7.8 Use any automated means or interface not provided by Snip to access the Platform.
7.9 Breach any intellectual property rights of Snip and/or misappropriate any property of Snip.
8. Interaction With Other Users.
Snip provides a platform for users to communicate and interact with one another. You are solely responsible for your interactions with others and Snip has no responsibility or liability with respect to any online or offline interactions. We reserve the right, but have no obligation, to monitor interactions between you and other users of our Platform. Please use your best judgment and keep safety in mind when you use the Platform and interact with others.
By using the Platform you agree and acknowledge that you will receive real candid feedback from people who know you. Although we are encouraging people to provide constructive feedback, we cannot guarantee that the content will not be offensive to you. By proceeding, and exposing yourself to the content, you accept full and sole responsibility.
9. Account Termination
Snip may refuse or suspend your access to the Platform, for any length of time, or may terminate your Account without notice for any reason, including, but not limited to, a suspected violation of these Terms, illegal or improper use of your Account, or illegal or improper use of the Platform, User Content (as defined below), or Snip's intellectual property as determined by Snip in its sole discretion or Users. You may lose your username/nickname, as a result of Account termination, without responsibility on the part of Snip for any damage that may result from the foregoing. You will not be entitled to any refund of the subscription under these circumstances.
You acknowledge that Snip is not required to provide you notice before suspending or terminating your Account or selectively removing, revoking or garnisheeing benefits associated with your Account. In the event that Snip terminates your Account, you may not use any part of the Platform again without Snip's express permission. If you believe that any action has been taken against your Account in error, please contact us at: [email protected]
A User may terminate their Account at any time be sending an email to [email protected] In the event of such notice of cancellation, the appointment shall terminate after 3 business days from the date on which the cancellation was received. When the subscription is cancelled, the User will be credited with the percentage of the remaining subscription value (under the full monthly subscription price), that is the ratio of the remaining User's subscription to the cancellation of the subscription and the full subscription period paid if they paid for a monthly subscription. The credit shall be made by the means of payment in which the appointment was paid.
10. User Content
You agree that you are publishing such content willingly and you represent that you own such content or, if third party authorization is needed, that you have received the necessary authorizations from such third parties, that you have all rights to publish said content and that publishing of the content by you does not infringe any third party’s intellectual property and complies with all applicable laws.
Snip does not claim ownership of any data, text, graphics, photographs, or any other content, including such Content’s selection and arrangement, uploaded to the Platform by any User ( User Content ). However, by sending and/or creating User Content and/or using the Platform you automatically grant Snip a non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual license of all worldwide rights to use, edit, modify, include, incorporate, adapt, record and reproduce such User Content, including, without limitation, all trademarks associated therewith, in any manner whatsoever, in or out of context, in all languages, in all media now known or hereafter created for the purposes set forth in the Platform an on the Site and these Terms, including for the avoidance of doubt commercial, non-commercial and/or promotional use by Snip associating such User Content with your user information and\or user name. You may request that Snip delete and make no further use of such material by contacting us at: [email protected]
Snip may or may not regulate User Content and provides no representations or guarantees regarding the accuracy, quality, or integrity of any User Content posted via the Platform. By using the Platform you acknowledge and accept that you may be exposed to material you find offensive, disturbing, harassing or objectionable. You agree that Snip will not under any circumstances be responsible or liable for any User Content, including, but not limited to, errors in any User Content or any loss or damage incurred by use of the User Content or for any failure to or delay in removing User Content.
Snip reserves the right (but shall at no time be obligated) to, in its sole discretion, remove, block, edit, move, disable or permanently delete User Content from the Platform and from the Site with or without notice for any reason whatsoever. You hereby agree that, to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, Snip shall at no time be responsible or held liable for the removal, modification or blocking of material or User Content that may be considered offensive and shall at no time be obligated to effect such removal other than under applicable law.
Further to the above, You may only post User Content that (a) is non-confidential; (b) you have all necessary rights to post to the Platform; or (c) does not and will not violate this Terms or any applicable law, rule or regulation.
Subject to your agreement and compliance with these Terms, Snip grants you a personal, non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-sub-licensable, revocable, limited scope license to use the Platform solely for non-commercial use. Use of the Platform shall be solely for your own, private purposes as set forth herein and for no other purpose whatsoever. You hereby acknowledge that your license to use is limited by these Terms, and, if you violate or if, at any point, you do not agree to any of these Terms, your license to use shall immediately terminate, and you shall immediately refrain from using the Platform. If the Platform or any part thereof is determined to be illegal under the laws of the country in which you are situated, you shall not be granted any license to use the Platform, and as such you must refrain from using the Platform in any way or for whichever purpose, without limitation.
12. Intellectual Property Ownership
Snip and/or its affiliates retains all of its rights in the Site and Platform materials (including, but not limited to, applications, software, designs, graphics, texts, information, pictures, video, sound, music, and other files, and their selection and arrangement) (collectively, Service Materials ). The entire contents of the Service Materials are protected by applicable copyright, trade dress, patent, and trademark laws, international conventions, and other laws protecting intellectual property and related proprietary rights. You shall not, nor shall you cause any other party to modify, decompile, disassemble, reverse engineer, copy, transfer, create derivative works from, rent, sub-license, distribute, reproduce, republish, scrape, download, display, transmit, post, lease or sell in any form or by any means, in whole or in part, use for any purpose other than for using the Platform pursuant to these Terms or otherwise exploit any of the Service Materials without Snip's explicit, prior written permission. The foregoing shall not apply to your own User Content that you post through the Platform in accordance with these Terms, or to other non-protected content. All other uses of copyrighted or trade mark material, including any derivative use, require explicit, prior written permission from Snip. Any reproduction or redistribution of materials not in accordance with these Terms is explicitly prohibited and may result in the termination of your Account as well as severe civil and criminal penalties.
Snip and/or its licensors and affiliates own all right, title, and interest, including copyrights and other intellectual property rights, in and to all the Service Materials. You hereby acknowledge that you do not acquire any ownership rights by using the Platform or by accessing any of the Service Materials, or rights to any derivative works thereof.
You are not required to provide Snip with any feedback or suggestions regarding the Platform or any Service Materials. However, should you provide Snip with comments or suggestions for the modification, correction, improvement or enhancement of the Platform and/or any Service Materials, then, subject to the terms and conditions of these Terms, you hereby grant Snip a non-exclusive, irrevocable, worldwide, royalty-free license, including the right to sublicense, to use and disclose such comments and suggestions in any manner Snip chooses and to display, perform, copy, have copied, make, have made, use, sell, offer to sell, and otherwise dispose of Snip's and its sublicensee's products and content embodying such comments or suggestions in any manner and via any media Snip chooses, but without reference to the source of such comments or suggestions.
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Snip, its independent contractors, service providers and consultants, and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents (collectively, Snip Parties ), from and against any claims, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses (including, but not limited to, reasonable attorneys' fees) arising out of or related to (a) your use of the Platform; (b) any User Content or Submission you provide; (c) your violation of these Terms; (d) your violation of any rights of another; or (e) your conduct in connection with the Platform.
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, THE PLATFORM AND SERVICE MATERIALS ARE PROVIDED ON AN AS IS BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY PROVIDED TO THE CONTRARY IN A WRITING BY SNIP. SNIP DISCLAIMS ALL OTHER WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT AS TO THE PLATFORM AND SERVICE MATERIALS. SNIP DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THE PLATFORM OR SERVICE MATERIALS ARE ACCURATE, COMPLETE, RELIABLE, CURRENT, ERROR-FREE OR AVAILABLE. SNIP IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS OR OMISSIONS RELATING TO PRICING, TEXT OR PHOTOGRAPHY. FINANICAL, BUSINESS OR ECONOMICAL PUBLICATIONS, IF ANY, DO NOT IMPLY CONSULTATION BY SNIP OR PROVIDING OF AN OPINION. WHILE SNIP ATTEMPTS TO MAKE YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE PLATFORM SAFE, SNIP CANNOT AND DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THE PLATFORM OR ITS SERVERS ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS; THEREFORE, YOU SHOULD IT IS EXPRESSLY RECCOMNDED YOU USE RECOGNIZED SOFTWARE TO DETECT AND DISINFECT VIRUSES FROM ANY DOWNLOAD.
15. Limitation of Liability
You assume all risk arising from your use of the Platform, including but not limited to all of the risks associated with any online or offline interactions with other users. You agree to take any and all necessary precautions when interacting with other users.
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL SNIP OR THE SNIP PARTIES BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, SPECIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF PROFITS OR LOSS OF DATA, WHETHER IN AN ACTION IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO NEGLIGENCE) OR OTHERWISE, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE PLATFORM OR THE SERVICE MATERIALS, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY DAMAGES CAUSED BY OR RESULTING FROM RELIANCE ON ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED THROUGH THE PLATFORM OR THAT RESULT FROM THE ONLINE OR OFFLINE CONDUCT OF YOU OR ANYONE ELSE IN CONNECTION WITH THE PLATFORM (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION BODILY INJURY, DEATH OR PROPERTY DAMAGE), MISTAKES, OMISSIONS, INTERRUPTIONS, DELETION OF FILES OR USER CONTENT, ERRORS, DEFECTS, VIRUSES, DELAYS IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION OR ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, WHETHER OR NOT RESULTING FROM ACTS OF GOD, COMMUNICATIONS FAILURE, THEFT, DESTRUCTION OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO SNIP’S RECORDS, PROGRAMS OR SERVICES. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AGGREGATE LIABILITY OF SNIP OR THE SNIP PARTIES, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, WARRANTY, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE, WHETHER ACTIVE, PASSIVE OR IMPUTED), PRODUCT LIABILITY, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHER THEORY, ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE PLATFORM OR TO THESE TERMS EXCEED ANY COMPENSATION YOU PAY, IF ANY, TO SNIP FOR ACCESS TO OR USE OF THE PLATFORM, OR, IF YOU HAVE NOT PAID FOR THE USE OF ANY SERVICES, THE AMOUNT OF US$ 10.00.
16. Links, Search Engines
The Platform and the Site may contain links to other websites or resources ( Linked Sites ). The Linked Sites are not under the control of Snip and Snip is not responsible for the contents of any Linked Site, including without limitation any link contained in a Linked Site, or any changes or updates to a Linked Site. Snip is not responsible for webcasting or any other form of transmission received from any Linked Site. You acknowledge and agree that Snip will not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such Content, goods or services available on or through any such site or resource.
Notices to you may be made via the Site, text messages, push notifications inside the Application, and/or e-mail. Snip may also provide notices of changes to these Terms or other matters by displaying notices or links to notices to you generally on the Site. You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and any other communications that Snip provide as aforementioned satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.
By using the Platform or visiting the Site, you agree that the laws of the State of Israel, without regard to principles of conflict of laws and regardless of your location, will govern these Terms and any dispute of any sort that might arise between you and Snip. Any claim or dispute between you and Snip that arises in whole or in part from your use of the Platform shall be decided exclusively by a court of competent jurisdiction located in Tel Aviv, Israel, and you hereby consent to, and waive all defenses of lack of personal jurisdiction and forum non convenient with respect to venue and jurisdiction in the courts of Tel Aviv, Israel. Subject to section 1 above, Snip reserves the right to amend these Terms at any time and without notice, and it is your responsibility to review these Terms for any changes. Your use of the Platform following any amendment of these Terms will signify your assent to and acceptance of its revised terms. YOU AND SNIP AGREE THAT ANY CAUSE OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THE PLATFORM MUST COMMENCE WITHIN ONE (1) YEAR AFTER THE CAUSE OF ACTION ACCRUES. OTHERWISE, SUCH CAUSE OF ACTION IS PERMANENTLY BARRED.
For any questions about these Terms or any other issue regarding Snip or the Platform please contact us at: [email protected]
Last update: July 12, 2017
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