JOIO|US Terms of Service
Last modified: 30th October 2016
Welcome to JOIO|US!
Thanks for using our products and services (“services”). The services are provided by JOIO-Sociallabs GmbH („JOIO|US“) a limited company based in, Feldgasse 2-4/11, 1230 Vienna, Austria.
By using our services, you are agreeing to these terms. Please read them carefully.
Our services are very diverse, so sometimes additional terms or product requirements (including age requirements) may apply. Additional terms will be available with the relevant services, and those additional terms become part of your agreement with us if you use those services. For Instance JOIO|Dating, JOIO|Matrimony and all B2B/B2S JOIO|US Services
In regards to this terms of services and privacy terms: In case of discrepancy between various translations always the german version has to be used.
Using our services
You must follow any policies made available to you within the services.
You warrant that you have the right, authority and capacity to enter into and be bound by the Terms and that by using JOIO|US you will not be violating any law or regulation of the country in which you are resident. You are solely responsible for your compliance with all applicable local laws and regulations.
You further warrant that you have not been convicted of, nor are subject to any court order relating to assault, violence, sexual misconduct or harassment.
What kind of content can I post on JOIO|US?
- You are able to post all kinds of things on Badoo, including photographs, messages and other content (“Content”).
You may not post or send any Content which:
- contains expletives or language which could be deemed offensive or is likely to harass, upset, embarrass, alarm or annoy any other person;
- is obscene, pornographic or otherwise may offend human dignity;
- is abusive, insulting or threatening, or which promotes or encourages racism, sexism, hatred or bigotry;
- encourages any illegal activity including, without limitation, terrorism, inciting racial hatred or the submission of which in itself constitutes committing a criminal offence;
- is defamatory;
- involves the transmission of “junk” mail or “spam”;
- contains any spy ware, adware, viruses, corrupt files, worm programmes or other malicious code designed to interrupt, damage or limit the functionality of or disrupt any software, hardware, telecommunications, networks, servers or other equipment, Trojan horse or any other material designed to damage, interfere with, wrongly intercept or expropriate any data or personal information whether from JOIO|US or otherwise;
- itself, or the posting of which, infringes any third party’s rights (including, without limitation, intellectual property rights and privacy rights); or
- shows another person which was created or distributed without that person’s consent.
Don’t misuse our services. For example, don’t interfere with our services or try to access them using a method other than the interface and the instructions that we provide (Web, IOS, Android). You may use our services only as permitted by law, including applicable export and re-export control laws and regulations. We may suspend or stop providing our services to you if you do not comply with our terms or policies or if we are investigating suspected misconduct.
Using our services does not give you ownership of any intellectual property rights in our services or the content you access. You may not use content from our services unless you obtain permission from its owner or are otherwise permitted by law. These terms do not grant you the right to use any branding or logos used in our services. Don’t remove, obscure, or alter any legal notices displayed in or along with our services.
Our services display some content that is not JOIO|US’s. This content is the sole responsibility of the entity that makes it available. We may review content to determine whether it is illegal or violates our policies, and we may remove or refuse to display content that we reasonably believe violates our policies or the law. But that does not necessarily mean that we review content, so please don’t assume that we do.
In connection with your use of the services, we may send you service announcements, administrative messages, and other information. You may opt out of some of those communications.
Some of our services are available on mobile devices. Do not use such services in a way that distracts you and prevents you from obeying traffic or safety laws.
You have to be at least 16 years old to use our services and at least 18 years old to subscribe to additional services.
Your JOIO|US Account
You may need a JOIO|US Account in order to use some of our services. You may create your own JOIO|US Account, therefore you need a valid mobilphonenumber which can receive textmessages to verify it with a security code during registration.
On top you may have the option to verify your personal security emailadress which is used after theft or lost phone to lock or transfer the account. Also the JOIO|US support will only communicate via that security email account for your personal request.
Ensure to protect your mobiledevice and secure emailaccount to protect your JOIO|US account. You are responsible for the activity that happens on or through your JOIO|US Account. Try not to reuse your JOIO|US Account password on third-party applications. If you learn of any unauthorized use of your JOIO|US Account, contactJOIO|US support.
Privacy and Copyright Protection
JOIO|US’s privacy policies explain how we treat your personal data and protect your privacy when you use our services. By using our services, you agree that JOIO|US can use such data in accordance with our privacy policies.
We respond to notices of alleged copyright infringement and terminate accounts of repeat infringers according to the process set out in the legal regulations of Austria.
We provide information to help copyright holders manage their intellectual property online. If you think somebody is violating your copyrights and want to notify us, you can contact JOIO|US Support.
Your Content in our services – Return Trust to the Net
Some of our services allow you to upload, submit, store, send or receive content. You retain ownership of any intellectual property rights that you hold in that content. In short, what belongs to you stays yours.
When you upload, submit, store, send or receive content to or through our services, you give JOIO|US (and those we work with) a worldwide license to host, store, reproduce (f.i: backup), modify (f.i. compress), create derivative works (such as adaptations or other changes we make so that your content works better with our services) to provide you with service.
JOIO|US will not publish your information, except you would like to do this (“share via URL, Web”). Please check your visibility settings before releasing information. Every information expires at a certain date (visibility settings), it is not possible to recover afterwards.
Make sure you have the necessary rights to grant us this license for any content that you submit to our services.
Our automated systems analyse your content to provide you personally relevant features, such like but not limited to “Trustscore” and voting.
If you have a JOIO|US Account, we may display your Profile name, Profile photo, and actions you take on JOIO|US in our services, including Voting, Reports and Referrals you are providing, but also comments you are adding. We will respect the choices you make to limit sharing or visibility settings in your JOIO|US Account.
Following information will never be shown to any other user: Your telephone number, email address and the nickname (Alias) you select for your contacts.
About Software in our services
When a Service requires or includes downloadable software, this software may update automatically on your device once a new version or feature is available. Some services may let you adjust your automatic update settings.
JOIO|US gives you a personal, worldwide, royalty-free, non-assignable and non-exclusive license to use the software provided to you by JOIO|US as part of the services. This license is for the sole purpose of enabling you to use and enjoy the benefit of the services as provided by JOIO|US, in the manner permitted by these terms. You may not copy, modify, distribute, sell, or lease any part of our services or included software, nor may you reverse engineer or attempt to extract the source code of that software, unless laws prohibit those restrictions or you have our written permission.
Open source software is important to us. Some software used in our services may be offered under an open source license that we will make available to you. There may be provisions in the open source license that expressly override some of these terms.
Modifying and terminating our services
We are constantly changing and improving our services. We may add or remove functionalities or features, and we may suspend or stop a Service altogether.
You can stop using our services at any time, although we’ll be sorry to see you go. JOIO|US may also stop providing services to you, or add or create new limits to our services at any time.
We believe that you own your data and preserving your access to such data is important. If we discontinue a Service, where reasonably possible, we will give you reasonable advance notice and a chance to get information out of that Service.
Our Warranties and Disclaimers
We provide our services using a commercially reasonable level of skill and care and we hope that you will enjoy using them. But there are certain things that we don’t promise about our services.
OTHER THAN AS EXPRESSLY SET OUT IN THESE TERMS OR ADDITIONAL TERMS, NEITHER JOIO|US NOR ITS SUPPLIERS OR DISTRIBUTORS MAKE ANY SPECIFIC PROMISES ABOUT THE SERVICES. FOR EXAMPLE, WE DON’T MAKE ANY COMMITMENTS ABOUT THE CONTENT WITHIN THE SERVICES, THE SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS OF THE SERVICES, OR THEIR RELIABILITY, AVAILABILITY, OR ABILITY TO MEET YOUR NEEDS. WE PROVIDE THE SERVICES “AS IS”.
SOME JURISDICTIONS PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN WARRANTIES, LIKE THE IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, WE EXCLUDE ALL WARRANTIES.
Liability for our services
WHEN PERMITTED BY LAW, JOIO|US, AND JOIO|US’S SUPPLIERS AND DISTRIBUTORS, WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR LOST PROFITS, REVENUES, OR DATA, FINANCIAL LOSSES OR INDIRECT, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES.
TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, THE TOTAL LIABILITY OF JOIO|US, AND ITS SUPPLIERS AND DISTRIBUTORS, FOR ANY CLAIMS UNDER THESE TERMS, INCLUDING FOR ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES, IS LIMITED TO THE AMOUNT YOU PAID US TO USE THE SERVICES (OR, IF WE CHOOSE, TO SUPPLYING YOU THE SERVICES AGAIN).
IN ALL CASES, JOIO|US, AND ITS SUPPLIERS AND DISTRIBUTORS, WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE THAT IS NOT REASONABLY FORESEEABLE.
Business uses of our services
If you are using our services on behalf of a business, that business accepts these terms. It will hold harmless and indemnify JOIO|US and its affiliates, officers, agents, and employees from any claim, suit or action arising from or related to the use of the services or violation of these terms, including any liability or expense arising from claims, losses, damages, suits, judgments, litigation costs and attorneys’ fees.
About these Terms
We may modify these terms or any additional terms that apply to a Service to, for example, reflect changes to the law or changes to our services. You should look at the terms regularly. We’ll post notice of modifications to these terms on this page. We’ll post notice of modified additional terms in the applicable Service. Changes will not apply retroactively and will become effective no sooner than fourteen days after they are posted. However, changes addressing new functions for a Service or changes made for legal reasons will be effective immediately. If you do not agree to the modified terms for a Service, you should discontinue your use of that Service.
If there is a conflict between these terms and the additional terms, the additional terms will control for that conflict.
These terms control the relationship between JOIO|US and you. They do not create any third party beneficiary rights.
If you do not comply with these terms, and we don’t take action right away, this doesn’t mean that we are giving up any rights that we may have (such as taking action in the future).
If it turns out that a particular term is not enforceable, this will not affect any other terms.
The laws of Austria, will apply to any disputes arising out of or relating to these terms or the services. All claims arising out of or relating to these terms or the services will be litigated exclusively in Vienna, Austria, and you and JOIO|US consent to personal jurisdiction in those courts.
To contact JOIO|US please use the feedback function in your service or JOIO|US Support (firstname.lastname@example.org).