SozializeMe is a private platform (hereinafter also referred to as "Service") aiming to help your brand, blog or yourself as an individual to ENGAGE your audience easily throughout social media by simplifying the process of following and being followed across all major social networks. In order to achieve that goal, SozializeMe provides a personal space (hereafter, "Profile") through which you can show other users, brands or blogs that "sozialize" who you, your brand or blog are, the social networks you, your brand or blog have presence on, so they can easily engage (sozialize) you. and helps you connect with your contacts and / or friends and make new contacts and / or friends with its Sozial Search and MySozialized (ENGAGEMENT) The platform is managed by SozializeMe, Inc. (hereinafter, "SozializeMe" or "we").
Notably SozializeMe only collects and displays that information with our users and users of other social networks have been discharged on these networks: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+, YouTube, Yelp, Skype, LinkedIn...
Any individual or business which meets the standards of service of the social networks he/she/it adds to SozializeMe. It is not required to determine whether the data SozializeMe users conform to reality. SozializeMe gives users rights to the platform so they can link their profiles on other social networks like Facebook or Twitter among many others, and SozializeMe limited to perform that action, but no need or obligation to test whether ages or identities are which states that the user is.
SOZIALIZEME may make available to you a notification service to your inbox so you know the latest news and movements that are in your profile.
This notification service will not affect SozializeMe communications can make to:
- Retrieve your password, if forgotten.
- Change your email account.
- You acknowledge and agree that these types of communications and any other of a similar nature are necessary and therefore are part of the Service.
You can send via the website the following types of invitations and requests depending on whether the recipient is registered or not on SozializeMe’s platform:
- Invitations to unregistered users on the platform: a user can send invitations to "register" to the people you want, offering them the possibility to register with the Service and also to be part of its network of Sozialized.
Submitting this invitation does not mean that your buddy or friend appears automatically registered with the Service. Your contact or friend must accept the invitation that you send and follow the registration process SozializeMe user.
SozializeMe does not store the data signals in the invitation and especially the email or the phone number of your contact. It will be you the one responding against such contact if there were any claim against our platform.
When you invite others to join SozializeMe, you will answer in front of the recipient of your invitation for any claim that it could make a SozializeMe, exempting the latter from any liability that may arise from such an invitation.
1. Your Relationship with SozializeMe
1.1 SozializeMe Inc. (referred to as “SozializeMe” below) is a corporation organized and existed under the laws of the State of Delaware with principal place of business in the United States and also in Spain, Europe. Your use of SozializeMe products, software, services and web sites, including but not limited to products, software, services and web sites from www.sozialize.me (referred to collectively and together with all sub-domains thereof and without limitation as the “Services” in this document and excluding any services provided to you by SozializeMe under a separate written agreement) is subject to the terms of a legal agreement between you and SozializeMe. This document explains how the agreement is made up, and sets out some of the terms of that agreement.
1.2 Unless otherwise agreed in writing your agreement with SozializeMe will always include, at a minimum, the terms and conditions set out in this document. These are referred to below as the “Terms of Service”, “Universal Terms”, or “Terms”.
1.3 Your agreement with SozializeMe will also include the terms of any Legal Notices applicable to the Services, in addition to the Universal Terms. All of these are referred to below as the “Additional Terms”. Where Additional Terms apply to a Service, these will be accessible for you to read either within or through your use of that Service.
1.4 The Terms of Service form a legally binding agreement between you and SozializeMe in relation to your use of the Services. It is important that you take the time to read them carefully. Collectively, this legal agreement is referred to below as the “Terms”.
2. Accepting the Terms
2.1 In order to use the Services, you must first agree to the Terms. You may not use the Services if you do not accept the Terms.
2.2 You can accept the Terms by:
(A) clicking to accept or agree to the Terms, where this option is made available to you by SozializeMe in the user interface for any Service; or
(B) by actually using the Services. In this case, you understand and agree that SozializeMe will treat your use of the Services as acceptance of the Terms from that point onwards.
2.3 You may not use the Services and may not accept the Terms if (a) you are not of legal age to form a binding contract with SozializeMe, or (b) you are a person barred from receiving the Services under the laws of the United States or other countries including the country in which you are resident or from which you use the Services.
2.4 Before you continue, you should print off or save a local copy of the Terms for your records.
3. Language of the Terms
3.1 If SozializeMe has provided you with a translation of the English language version of the Terms, then you agree that the translation is provided for your convenience only and that the English language versions of the Terms will govern your relationship with SozializeMe.
3.2 If there is any contradiction between what the English language version of the Terms says and what a translation says, then the English language version shall take precedence.
4. Provision of the Services by SozializeMe
4.1 SozializeMe has subsidiaries and affiliated legal entities around the world (“Subsidiaries and Affiliates”) Sometimes, these companies will be providing the Services to you on behalf of SozializeMe itself. You acknowledge and agree that Subsidiaries and Affiliates will be entitled to provide the Services to you.
4.2 SozializeMe is constantly innovating in order to provide the best possible experience for its users. You acknowledge and agree that the form and nature of the Services which SozializeMe provides may change from time to time without prior notice to you.
4.3 As part of this continuing innovation, you acknowledge and agree that SozializeMe may stop (permanently or temporarily) providing the Services (or any features within the Services) to you or to users generally at SozializeMe’s sole discretion, without prior notice to you. You may stop using the Services at any time. You do not need to specifically inform SozializeMe when you stop using the Services.
4.4 You acknowledge and agree that if SozializeMe disables access to your account, you may be prevented from accessing the Services, your account details or any files or other content which is contained in your account.
4.5 You acknowledge and agree that while SozializeMe may not currently have set a fixed upper limit on the number of transmissions you may send or receive through the Services or on the amount of storage space used for the provision of any Service, such fixed upper limits may be set by SozializeMe at any time, at SozializeMe’s discretion.
5. Use of the Services by You
5.1 In order to access certain Services, you may be required to provide information about yourself (such as identification or contact details) as part of the registration process for the Service, or as part of your continued use of the Services. You agree that any registration information you give to SozializeMe will always be accurate, correct and up to date.
5.2 You agree to use the Services only for purposes that are permitted by (a) the Terms and (b) any applicable law, regulation or generally accepted practices or guidelines in the relevant jurisdictions (including any laws regarding the export of data or software to and from the United States or other relevant countries).
5.3 You agree not to access (or attempt to access) any of the Services by any means other than through the interface that is provided by SozializeMe, unless you have been specifically allowed to do so in a separate agreement with SozializeMe.
5.4 You agree that you will not engage in any activity that interferes with or disrupts the Services (or the servers and networks which are connected to the Services).
5.5 Unless you have been specifically permitted to do so in a separate agreement with SozializeMe, you agree that you will not reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, trade or resell the Services for any purpose.
5.6 You agree that you are solely responsible for (and that SozializeMe has no responsibility to you or to any third party for) any breach of your obligations under the Terms and for the consequences (including any loss or damage which SozializeMe may suffer) of any such breach.
6. Your Passwords and Account Security
6.1 You agree and understand that you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of passwords associated with any account you use to access the Services.
6.2 Accordingly, you agree that you will be solely responsible to SozializeMe for all activities that occur under your account.
7. Privacy and Your Personal Information
7.2 You agree to the use of your data in accordance with SozializeMe’s privacy policies.
8. Content in the Services
8.1 You understand that all information (such as data files, written text, computer software, music, audio files or other sounds, photographs, videos or other images) which you may have access to as part of, or through your use of, the Services are the sole responsibility of the person from which such content originated. All such information is referred to below as the “Content”.
8.2 You should be aware that Content presented to you as part of the Services, including but not limited to advertisements in the Services and sponsored Content within the Services may be protected by intellectual property rights which are owned by the sponsors or advertisers who provide that Content to SozializeMe (or by other persons or companies on their behalf). You may not modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute or create derivative works based on this Content (either in whole or in part) unless you have been specifically told that you may do so by SozializeMe or by the owners of that Content, in a separate agreement.
8.3 SozializeMe reserves the right (but shall have no obligation) to pre-screen, review, flag, filter, modify, refuse or remove any or all Content from any Service.
8.4 You understand that by using the Services you may be exposed to Content that you may find offensive, indecent or objectionable and that, in this respect, you use the Services at your own risk.
8.5 You agree that you are solely responsible for (and that SozializeMe has no responsibility to you or to any third party for) any Content that you create, transmit or display while using the Services and for the consequences of your actions (including any loss or damage which SozializeMe may suffer) by doing so.
9. Proprietary Rights
9.1 You acknowledge and agree that SozializeMe (or SozializeMe’s licensors) own all legal right, title and interest in and to the Services, including any intellectual property rights which subsist in the Services (whether those rights happen to be registered or not, and wherever in the world those rights may exist). You further acknowledge that the Services may contain information which is designated confidential by SozializeMe and that you shall not disclose such information without SozializeMe’s prior written consent.
9.2 Unless you have agreed otherwise in writing with SozializeMe, nothing in the Terms gives you a right to use any of SozializeMe’s trade names, trade marks, service marks, logos, domain names, and other distinctive brand features.
9.3 SozializeMe acknowledges and agrees that it obtains no right or title from you (or your licensors) under these Terms in or to any Content that you submit, post, transmit or display on, or through, the Services, including any intellectual property rights which subsist in that Content (whether those rights happen to be registered or not, and wherever in the world those rights may exist) Unless you have agreed otherwise in writing with SozializeMe, you agree that you are responsible for protecting and enforcing those rights and that SozializeMe has no obligation to do so on your behalf.
9.4 You agree that you shall not remove, obscure, or alter any proprietary rights notices (including copyright and trademark notices) which may be affixed to or contained within the Services.
9.5 Unless you have been expressly authorized to do so in writing by SozializeMe, you agree that in using the Services, you will not use any trademark, service mark, trade name, logo of any company or organization in a way that is likely or intended to cause confusion about the owner or authorized user of such marks, names or logos.
10. License from SozializeMe
10.1 SozializeMe gives you a personal, worldwide, royalty-free, non-assignable and non-exclusive license to use the software as part of the Services (referred to as the “Software” below). This license is for the sole purpose of enabling you to use and enjoy the benefit of the Services as provided by SozializeMe, in the manner permitted by the Terms.
10.2 If you, your brand or blogs decide to go premium and become paying users, you’ll have access to extra features that SozializeMe’s free users won’t have. Mainly analytics regarding your “socializators” and other data aiming to be relevant for your brand or blog social media strategy. Despite the fact that SozializeMe is not charging any user yet, you acknowledge and accept that at some point we’ll start offering premium services mainly conceived to satisfy brands and professional bloggers’ needs.
10.3 You may not (and you may not permit anyone else to) copy, modify, create a derivative work of, reverse engineer, decompile or otherwise attempt to extract the source code of the Software or any part thereof, unless this is expressly permitted or required by law, or unless you have been specifically told that you may do so by SozializeMe, in writing.
10.4 Unless SozializeMe has given you specific written permission to do so, you may not assign (or grant a sub-license of) your rights to use the Software, grant a security interest in or over your rights to use the Software, or otherwise transfer any part of your rights to use the Software.
11. Content License from You
11.1 You retain copyright and any other rights you already hold in Content which you might submit, post or display on or through, the Services. By submitting, posting or displaying the content you give SozializeMe a perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, royalty-free, and non-exclusive license to reproduce, adapt, modify, translate, publish, publicly perform, publicly display and distribute any Content which you submit, post or display on or through, the Services. This license is for the sole purpose of enabling SozializeMe to display, distribute and promote the Services.
11.2 You agree that this license includes a right for SozializeMe to make such Content available to other companies, organizations or individuals with whom SozializeMe has relationships for the provision of syndicated services, and to use such Content in connection with the provision of those services.
11.3 You understand that SozializeMe, in performing the required technical steps to provide the Services to our users, may (a) transmit or distribute your Content over various public networks and in various media; and (b) make such changes to your Content as are necessary to conform and adapt that Content to the technical requirements of connecting networks, devices, services or media. You agree that this license shall permit SozializeMe to take these actions.
11.4 You confirm and warrant to SozializeMe that you have all the rights, power and authority necessary to grant the above license.
12. Software Updates
12.1 The Software which you use may automatically download and install updates from time to time from SozializeMe. These updates are designed to improve, enhance and further develop the Services and may take the form of bug fixes, enhanced functions, new software modules and completely new versions. You agree to receive such updates (and permit SozializeMe to deliver these to you) as part of your use of the Services.
13. Ending Your Relationship with SozializeMe
13.1 The Terms will continue to apply until terminated by either you or SozializeMe as set out below.
13.2 If you want to terminate your legal agreement with SozializeMe, you may do so by (a) notifying SozializeMe at any time and (b) closing your accounts for all of the Services which you use, where SozializeMe has made this option available to you. Your notice should be sent, in writing, to SozializeMe’s email address firstname.lastname@example.org set for that purpose.
13.3 SozializeMe may at any time, terminate its legal agreement with you if:
(A) you have breached any provision of the Terms (or have acted in manner which clearly shows that you do not intend to, or are unable to comply with the provisions of the Terms); or
(B) SozializeMe is required to do so by law (for example, where the provision of the Services to you is, or becomes, unlawful); or
(C) the partner with whom SozializeMe offered the Services to you has terminated its relationship with SozializeMe or ceased to offer the Services to you; or
(D) SozializeMe is transitioning to no longer providing the Services to users in the country in which you are resident or from which you use the service; or
(E) the provision of the Services to you by SozializeMe is, in SozializeMe’s own opinion, no longer commercially viable.
13.4 Nothing in this Section shall affect SozializeMe’s rights regarding provision of Services under Section 4 of the Terms.
14. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
14.1 TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY THE APPLICABLE LAW, SOZIALIZEME OFFERS THE WEBSITES AND SERVICES AS-IS AND MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND CONCERNING THE WEBSITES OR SERVICES, EXPRESS, IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, WARRANTIES OF TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON INFRINGEMENT. SOZIALIZEME DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS OR CONTENT CONTAINED ON THE WEBSITE OR SERVICES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT SOZIALIZEME’S SERVERS ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. SOZIALIZEME DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATION REGARDING USE OR THE RESULT OF USE OF THE CONTENT IN TERMS OF ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE.
15. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
15.1 EXCEPT TO THE EXTENT REQUIRED BY APPLICABLE LAW AND THEN ONLY TO THAT EXTENT, IN NO EVENT WILL SOZIALIZEME, ITS EMPLOYEES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, AFFILIATES OR AGENTS (“THE SOZIALIZEME PARTIES”) BE LIABLE TO YOU ON ANY LEGAL THEORY FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, ACTUAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY OR OTHER DAMAGES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOSS OF REVENUE OR INCOME, LOST PROFITS, PAIN AND SUFFERING, EMOTIONAL DISTRESS, COST OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES, OR SIMILAR DAMAGES SUFFERED OR INCURRED BY YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY THAT ARISE IN CONNECTION WITH THE WEBSITES OR SERVICES (OR THE TERMINATION THEREOF FOR ANY REASON), EVEN IF THE SOZIALIZEME PARTIES HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
THE SOZIALIZEME PARTIES SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE WHATSOEVER IN ANY MANNER FOR ANY CONTENT POSTED ON THE WEBSITES OR SERVICES (INCLUDING CLAIMS OF INFRINGEMENT RELATING TO CONTENT POSTED ON THE WEBSITES OR SERVICES, FOR YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITES AND SERVICES, OR FOR THE CONDUCT OF THIRD PARTIES WHETHER ON THE WEBSITES, IN CONNECTION WITH THE SERVICES OR OTHERWISE RELATING TO THE WEBSITES OR SERVICES.
YOU AGREE THAT SOZIALIZEME IS NOT RESPONSIBLE IN ANY WAY FOR OFFERS MADE BY THIRD PARTIES THROUGH SOZIALIZEME SERVICES. THIS INCLUDES ANY FAILURE OF ANY GOODS OR SERVICES TO MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS.
SOZIALIZEME IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY THIRD PARTY SERVICES THAT MAY TURN OUT TO BE FRAUDULENT, IRRESPONSIBLE, OR OTHERWISE ADVERTISED IN BAD FAITH.
SOZIALIZEME IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY FAILURES ON THE PART OF ANY THIRD PARTY PAYMENT PROCESSORS.
SOZIALIZEME IS NOT LIABLE FOR ANY FAILURE OF THE GOODS OR SERVICES OF OUR COMPANY OR A THIRD PARTY, INCLUDING ANY FAILURES OR DISRUPTIONS, UNTIMELY DELIVERY, SCHEDULED OR UNSCHEDULED, INTENTIONAL OR UNINTENTIONAL, ON OUR SERVICES WHICH PREVENT ACCESS TO OUR SERVICES TEMPORARILY OR PERMANENTLY.
16.1 You shall indemnify and defend SozializeMe against any claims (i) resulting from the use of the Services; (ii) that any Content infringes or violates any rights of third parties, including without limitation, rights of publicity, rights of privacy, intellectual property, trade secrets or licenses; or (iii) arising from or relating to your failure to comply with this Agreement.
16.2 You shall indemnify and hold harmless SozializeMe and the SozializeMe Parties against any and all claims and expenses, including attorneys’ fees, costs, and disbursements, arising out of your use of the Services, including but not limited to, out of your violation of any representation or warranty contained in this Agreement. In the event of a claim such as one described in this paragraph, SozializeMe may elect to settle with the party/parties making the claim, and you shall be liable for the damages as though SozializeMe had proceeded with a trial.
17.1 SozializeMe is not being supported by any advertising revenue at this time. However, you acknowledge and agree that some of the Services may be supported by advertising revenue and may display advertisements and promotions. These advertisements may be targeted to the content of information stored on the Services, queries made through the Services or other information.
17.2 The manner, mode and extent of advertising by SozializeMe on the Services are subject to change without specific notice to you.
17.3 In consideration for SozializeMe granting you access to and use of the Services, you agree that SozializeMe may place such advertising on the Services, except on premium users’ sites when/if available.
18. Other Content and Sites
18.1 The Services may include hyperlinks to other web sites or content or resources. SozializeMe may have no control over any websites or resources which are provided by companies or persons other than SozializeMe.
18.2 You acknowledge and agree that SozializeMe is not responsible for the availability of any such external sites or resources, and does not endorse any advertising, products or other materials on or available from such websites or resources.
18.3 SozializeMe takes no responsibility for third-party content (including, without limitation, copyright infringements, any viruses or other disabling features), nor does SozializeMe have any obligation to monitor such third-party content. SozializeMe reserves the right at all times to remove or refuse to distribute any content on the Service, such as content which violates the Terms of Service. SozializeMe also reserves the right to access, read, preserve, and disclose any information as it reasonably believes is necessary to (a) satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, (b) enforce the Terms of Service, including investigation of potential violations hereof, (c) detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues, (d) respond to user support requests, or (e) protect the rights, property or safety of SozializeMe, its users and the public. SozializeMe will not be responsible or liable for the exercise or non-exercise of its rights under the Terms of Service.
18.4 You acknowledge and agree that SozializeMe is not liable for any loss or damage which may be incurred by you as a result of the availability of those external sites or resources, or as a result of any reliance placed by you on the completeness, accuracy or existence of any advertising, products or other materials on, or available from, such websites or resources.
18.5 When you post or otherwise create or provide User-Generated Content through the SozializeMe Services or on a third party site through the use of SozializeMe Applications or Services, your User-Generated Content may be governed by that site’s user agreement. By accepting these Terms of Service, you acknowledge that there are times when these Terms of Service may not apply to your User-Generated Content, the Services and all areas of the Site and hereby expressly relieve us from any and all liability arising in connection with your use of any third party website.
19. Changes to the Terms
19.1 SozializeMe may make changes to the Terms from time to time. When these changes are made, SozializeMe will update this Terms page and indicate the date that it was last modified. You may refuse to agree to the amendments, but if you do, you must immediately cease using our Services.
19.2 You understand and agree that if you use the Services after the date on which the Terms have changed, SozializeMe will treat your use as acceptance of the updated Terms.
20. General Legal Terms
20.1 Sometimes when you use the Services, you may (as a result of, or through your use of the Services) use a service or download a piece of software, which are provided by another person or company. Your use of these other services, software or goods may be subject to separate terms between you and the company or person concerned. If so, the Terms do not affect your legal relationship with these other companies or individuals.
20.2 The Terms constitute the whole legal agreement between you, your brand or your blog and SozializeMe and govern your use of the Services (but excluding any services which SozializeMe may provide to you under a separate written agreement), and completely replace any prior agreements between you and SozializeMe in relation to the Services.
20.3 You agree that SozializeMe may provide you with notices, including those regarding changes to the Terms, by email, regular mail, or postings on the Services.
20.4 You agree that if SozializeMe does not exercise or enforce any legal right or remedy which is contained in the Terms (or which SozializeMe has the benefit of under any applicable law), this will not be taken to be a formal waiver of SozializeMe’s rights and that those rights or remedies will still be available to SozializeMe.
20.5 If any court of law, having the jurisdiction to decide on this matter, rules that any provision of these Terms is invalid, then that provision will be removed from the Terms without affecting the rest of the Terms. The remaining provisions of the Terms will continue to be valid and enforceable.
20.6 You acknowledge and agree that each member of the group of companies of which SozializeMe is the parent shall be third party beneficiaries to the Terms and that such other companies shall be entitled to directly enforce, and rely upon, any provision of the Terms which confers a benefit on (or rights in favor of) them. Other than this, no other person or company shall be third party beneficiaries to the Terms.
20.7 The Terms, and your relationship with SozializeMe under the Terms, shall be governed by the laws of the State of California or maybe Spain, Europe (depending on where both co-founders are at that point of time) without regard to its conflict of laws provisions.
20.8 Forum of Dispute, any dispute arising from or relating to these Terms or our provision of services to you must be resolved in a court of competent jurisdiction. If you fail to bring a dispute in compliance with these "Forum of Dispute" provisions, SozializeMe may make a motion to dismiss your claim, which you must consent to, disbursements involved in making such a motion. Additionally, the successful party in any dispute will be entitled to receive from the unsuccessful party all of its reasonable attorneys' fees, cost, and disbursements.
August 6th, 2014.
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