Vivun Inc. User Terms of Service

We are so glad that you’ve visited the Vivun Inc. (“Vivun”) website.  Please read the following User Terms of Service (“Agreement”) as they are a binding agreement between you and Vivun. If you choose to access the website or use the Vivun Services in any manner, you are hereby agreeing to be bound by this Agreement along with our Privacy Policy and Master Subscription Agreement.  If you are entering into this Agreement on behalf of a Vivun or other legal entity, you represent that you have the authority to bind such entity, its affiliates, and all users who access our services through your account to the terms and conditions contained herein, in which case the terms “you” or “your” shall refer to such entity, its affiliates and users associated with it. If you do not have such authority, or if you do not agree with these terms and conditions, you must not accept this agreement and may not use the Website.

 

  1. Site Contents.  The www.vivun.co website and any other linked pages, features, or content offered from time to time by Vivun in connection therewith (collectively, the “Website”) are owned and operated by Vivun.  The term “Services” includes, without limitation, use of the Website and the Content (as defined below) offered by Vivun on the Website. Vivun’s product offerings are subject to Vivun’s Master Subscription Agreement located at https://www.vivun.co/master-subscription-agreement/, as updated by Vivun from time to time, or specific written terms agreed and signed by you and Vivun. Vivun may change, suspend or discontinue the Services at any time, including the availability of any feature, database, or Content.  Vivun may also impose limits on certain features and services or restrict your access to parts or all of the Services without notice or liability. Vivun reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify this Agreement at any time by posting a notice on the Website, or by sending you a notice.  You shall be responsible for reviewing and becoming familiar with any such modifications. Your use of the Services following such notification constitutes your acceptance of the terms and conditions of this Agreement as modified.

    You represent and warrant to Vivun that: (i) you are are of legal age to form a binding contract, and you are at least 16 years or age or older; (ii) all registration information you submit is accurate and truthful; and (iii) you will maintain the accuracy of such information.  You also certify that you are legally permitted to use and access the Services and take full responsibility for the selection and use of and access to the Services. This Agreement is void where prohibited by law, and the right to access the Services is revoked in such jurisdictions.
  2. Content Ownership.  The Website, the Services, and their contents may only be used in accordance with the terms of this Agreement.   All materials displayed or performed on the Services (including, but not limited to text, graphics, articles, photographs, images, illustrations (also known as the “Content,” and which includes User Submissions (as defined below))) are protected by copyright.  You shall abide by all copyright notices, trademark rules, information, and restrictions contained in any Content accessed through the Services, and shall not use, copy, reproduce, modify, translate, publish, broadcast, transmit, distribute, perform, upload, display, license, sell or otherwise exploit for any purposes whatsoever any Content or third party submissions or other proprietary rights not owned by you: (i) without the express prior written consent of the respective owners, and (ii) in any way that violates any third party right.

    The Services are protected by copyright as a collective work and/or compilation, pursuant to U.S. copyright laws, international conventions, and other intellectual property laws.  You may not modify, publish, transmit, participate in the transfer or sale of, reproduce (except as expressly provided in this Section 2), create derivative works based on, distribute, perform, display, or in any way exploit, any of the Content, software, materials, or Services in whole or in part.

    You may use the Website and the Content (and other items displayed on the Services) for personal non-commercial use only, provided that you maintain all copyright and other notices contained in such Content.  You shall not store any significant portion of any Content in any form. Copying or storing of any Content other than personal, non-commercial use is expressly prohibited without prior written permission from Vivun or from the copyright holder identified in such Content’s copyright notice.  If you link to the Website, Vivun may revoke your right to so link at any time, at Vivun’s sole discretion. Vivun reserves the right to require prior written consent before linking to the Website.

    In the course of using the Services, you and other users may provide information which may be used by Vivun in connection with the Services.  You understand that by posting information or content on the Services or otherwise providing content, materials, feedback, suggestions or information to Vivun or in connection with the Services (collectively, “User Submissions”), Vivun hereby is and shall be granted a non‑exclusive, worldwide, royalty‑free, perpetual, irrevocable, sublicenseable and transferable right to fully exploit such User Submissions (including all related intellectual property rights) in connection with the Services and Vivun’s (and its successors’ and assigns’) business, including without limitation for promoting and redistributing part or all of the Services (and derivative works thereof) in any media formats and through any media channels; however, Vivun will only share your personally identifiable information in accordance with Vivun’s Privacy Policy in effect from time to time and located at https://www.vivun.co/privacy-policy/. You also hereby do and shall grant each user of the Services a non-exclusive license to access your User Submissions through the Services, and to use, modify, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display and perform such User Submissions as permitted through the functionality of the Services and under this Agreement.  Furthermore, you understand that Vivun retains the right to reformat, modify, create derivative works of, excerpt, and translate any User Submissions submitted by you. For clarity, the foregoing license grant to Vivun does not affect your ownership of or right to grant additional non-exclusive licenses to the material in your User Submissions, unless otherwise agreed in writing.

    You understand that all information publicly posted or privately transmitted through the Services is the sole responsibility of the person from which such content originated and that Vivun will not be liable for any errors or omissions in any content.  You acknowledge that all Content accessed by you using the Services is at your own risk and you will be solely responsible for any damage or loss to any party resulting therefrom.

    Under no circumstances will Vivun be liable in any way for any Content, including, but not limited to, any errors or omissions in any Content, or any loss or damage of any kind incurred in connection with use of or exposure to any Content posted, emailed, accessed, transmitted, or otherwise made available via the Services.
  3. Acceptable Use.  You warrant, represent and agree that you will not contribute any Content or otherwise use the Services in a manner that (i) infringes or violates the intellectual property rights or proprietary rights, rights of publicity or privacy, or other rights of any third party; (ii) violates any law, statute, ordinance or regulation; (iii) is harmful, fraudulent, deceptive, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, or otherwise objectionable; (iv) involves commercial activities and/or sales without Vivun’s prior written consent such as contests, sweepstakes, barter, advertising, or pyramid schemes; (v) impersonates any person or entity, including without limitation any employee or representative of Vivun; or (vi) contains a virus, trojan horse, worm, time bomb, or other harmful computer code, file, or program.  Vivun reserves the right to remove any Content from the Services at any time, for any reason (including, but not limited to, upon receipt of claims or allegations from third parties or authorities relating to such Content or if Vivun is concerned that you may have breached the immediately preceding sentence), or for no reason at all. You, not Vivun, remain solely responsible for all Content that you upload, post, email, transmit, or otherwise disseminate using, or in connection with, the Services, and you warrant that you possess all rights necessary to provide such content to Vivun and to grant Vivun the rights to use such information in connection with the Services and as otherwise provided herein.

    You are responsible for all of your activity in connection with the Services.  Any fraudulent, abusive, or otherwise illegal activity may be grounds for termination of your right to access or use the Services.  You may not post or transmit, or cause to be posted or transmitted, any communication or solicitation designed or intended to obtain password, account, or private information from any other user of the Services.  Use of the Services to violate the security of any computer network, crack passwords or security encryption codes, transfer or store illegal material (including material that may be considered threatening or obscene), or engage in any kind of illegal activity is expressly prohibited.  You will not run Maillist, Listserv, any form of auto-responder, or “spam” on the Services, or any processes that run or are activated while you are not logged on to the Services, or that otherwise interfere with the proper working of or place an unreasonable load on the Services’ infrastructure.  Further, the use of manual or automated software, devices, or other processes to “crawl,” “scrape,” or “spider” any portion of the Services is strictly prohibited. You may not access the Site if you are a direct competitor of Vivun, except with Vivun’s express written consent. You may not access the Site for purposes of monitoring availability, performance, or functionality, or for any other benchmarking or competitive purposes.  You will not decompile, reverse engineer, or otherwise attempt to obtain the source code of the Services. You understand and agree that Vivun shall have the sole right to decide whether you are in violation of any of the restrictions set forth in this Section, and shall have sole discretion regarding the course of action to take in connection therewith.
  4. Warranty Disclaimer. Vivun has no special relationship with or fiduciary duty to you.  You acknowledge that Vivun has no control over, and no duty to take any action regarding: which users gain access to the Services; what Content you access via the Services; what effects the Content may have on you; how you may interpret or use the Content; or what actions you may take as a result of having been exposed to the Content.  You release Vivun from all liability for you having acquired or not acquired Content through the Services. Vivun makes no representations concerning any content contained in or accessed through the Services, and Vivun will not be responsible or liable for the accuracy, copyright compliance, legality or decency of material contained in or accessed through the Services.  Vivun makes no representations or warranties regarding the accuracy of descriptions anywhere on the Services, or regarding suggestions or recommendations of services or products offered or purchased through the Services. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, THE SERVICES, CONTENT, WEBSITE AND ANY SOFTWARE ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, OR THAT USE OF THE SERVICES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE.
  5. Indemnity.  You will indemnify and hold Vivun, its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, and employees harmless (including, without limitation, from all damages, liabilities, settlements, costs and attorneys’ fees) from any claim or demand made by any third party due to or arising out of your access to the Services, use of the Services, your violation of this Agreement, or the infringement by you of any intellectual property or other right of any person or entity.
  6. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY.  TO THE FULLEST EXTENT ALLOWED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL VIVUN OR ITS SUPPLIERS, OR THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, OR AGENTS BE LIABLE WITH RESPECT TO THE WEBSITE OR THE SERVICES OR THE SUBJECT MATTER OF THIS AGREEMENT UNDER ANY CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHER LEGAL OR EQUITABLE THEORY (I) FOR ANY AMOUNT IN THE AGGREGATE IN EXCESS OF THE GREATER OF $100 OR THE FEES PAID BY YOU THEREFOR DURING THE 12-MONTH PERIOD PRECEDING THE APPLICABLE CLAIM; (II) FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER; (III) FOR DATA LOSS OR COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES; OR (IV) FOR ANY MATTER BEYOND VIVUN’S REASONABLE CONTROL.
  7. Third Party Sites.  The Services may contain links to third party websites or services (“Third Party Services”) that are not owned or controlled by Vivun. When you access Third Party Services, you do so at your own risk.  You hereby represent and warrant that you have read and agree to be bound by all applicable policies of any Third Party Services relating to your use of the Services and that you will act in accordance with those policies, in addition to your obligations under this Agreement.  Vivun has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, accuracy, privacy policies, or practices of or opinions expressed in any Third Party Services. In addition, Vivun will not and cannot monitor, verify, censor or edit the content of any Third Party Service. By using the Services, you expressly relieve and hold harmless Vivun from any and all liability arising from your use of any Third Party Service. In the event that you have a dispute with one or more other users or third parties, you hereby release Vivun, its officers, employees, agents, and successors in rights from claims, demands, and damages (actual and consequential) of every kind or nature, known or unknown, suspected or unsuspected, disclosed or undisclosed, arising out of or in any way related to such disputes.
  8. Term and Termination.  This Agreement shall remain in full force and effect while you use the Services.  You may terminate your use of the Services at any time. Vivun may terminate or suspend your access to the Services at any time, for any reason, and without warning, which may result in the forfeiture and destruction of all information associated with your registration.  Vivun may also terminate or suspend any and all Services and access to the Website immediately, without prior notice or liability, if you breach any of the terms or conditions of this Agreement. Upon such termination, your right to use the Services, access the Website, and any Content will immediately cease.  All provisions of this Agreement which, by their nature, should survive termination, shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, and limitations of liability.
  9. Miscellaneous.  The failure of either party to exercise, in any respect, any right provided for herein shall not be deemed a waiver of any further rights hereunder.  Vivun shall not be liable for any failure to perform its obligations hereunder where such failure results from any cause beyond Vivun’s reasonable control, including, without limitation, mechanical, electronic or communications failure or degradation (including “line-noise” interference).  If any provision of this Agreement is found to be unenforceable or invalid, that provision shall be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary so that this Agreement shall otherwise remain in full force and effect and enforceable. This Agreement is not assignable, transferable or sublicensable by you except with Vivun’s prior written consent.  Vivun may transfer, assign or delegate this Agreement and its rights and obligations without consent. Both parties agree that this Agreement is the complete and exclusive statement of the mutual understanding of the parties and supersedes and cancels all previous written and oral agreements, communications and other understandings relating to the subject matter of this Agreement, and that all modifications must be in a writing signed by both parties, except as otherwise provided herein.  No agency, partnership, joint venture, or employment is created as a result of this Agreement and you do not have any authority of any kind to bind Vivun in any respect whatsoever. Headings for each section have been included above for your convenience, but such headings do not have any legal meaning, and may not accurately reflect the content of the provisions they precede. You and Vivun agree there are no third party benVeficiaries intended under this Agreement.
  10. Arbitration and Governing Law. These Terms are governed by and will be construed under the laws of the State of Delaware, without regard to the conflicts of laws provisions thereof.  Any dispute arising from or relating to the subject matter of these Terms shall be finally settled in Alameda County, California, in English, in accordance with the Streamlined Arbitration Rules and Procedures of Judicial Arbitration and Mediation Services, Inc. (“JAMS”) then in effect, by one commercial arbitrator with substantial experience in resolving intellectual property and commercial contract disputes, who shall be selected from the appropriate list of JAMS arbitrators in accordance with the Arbitration Rules and Procedures of JAMS. Judgment upon the award rendered by such arbitrator may be entered in any court of competent jurisdiction. Notwithstanding the foregoing obligation to arbitrate disputes, each party shall have the right to pursue injunctive or other equitable relief at any time, from any court of competent jurisdiction. For all purposes of this Agreement, the parties consent to exclusive jurisdiction and venue in the state or federal courts located in, respectively, Alameda County, California, or the Northern District of California.