AJRN INC. Terms of Use

Last modified:  May 18, 2018.

Effective date: May 18, 2018.

 

1.       BACKGROUND

These terms of use (the “Terms” or “Terms of Use”) govern your access to the e-commerce web application, whether accessed:  on a computer or by mobile device, connected to the internet at http://ajrnapp.com (the “Website”); (b) or on Instagram @ajrnapp, or (c) by mobile device through an app(individually and collectively, (a) (b) and (c) are the “Product”), as owned and operated by AJRN, INC., a company located at Toronto, Ontario (referred to in these Terms as “we”, “us” or the “Company”). These Terms govern the use of all persons using the Product, including every person who registers an account on the Product (the “Account Manager”) and all persons who use the account (collectively, along with the Account Manager, “You” or the “User”). For clarification, “You”, and “Users” include terms such as “your”, “yourself”, and “user”.


IF YOU ARE A RESIDENT OF THE EU, YOU MAY NOT USE THIS PRODUCT. YOU MAY NOT POST ANY PRIVATE OR PERSONAL INFORMATION OF AN EU RESIDENT ON THIS PRODUCT. YOU MAY NOT INVITE AN EU RESIDENT TO JOIN YOUR GROUP.


USERS WHO ARE DETERMINED TO BE EU RESIDENTS WILL LOSE ACCESS TO THE PRODUCT. ACCOUNTS OPENED BY EU RESIDENTS WILL BE CLOSED.

 

2.       APPROVAL OF THE TERMS

 

It is important that You read these Terms carefully. If You do not agree to these Terms, please do not use the Product or browse the Website. By accessing or using the Product, You represent, warrant and signify that: (a) You are at least 18 years of age; (b) You have read, understood and agree to be bound by these Terms as they may be amended from time to time; and (c) You have read and understand our Privacy Policy, which can be accessed at http://ajrnapp.com/privacy-policy.html (the "Privacy Policy"), the terms of which are incorporated herein by reference, and You agree to abide by the Privacy Policy.

 

You may not use the Product nor accept these Terms if you are not of a legal age to form a binding contract with us. If You accept these Terms, You represent that You have the capacity to be bound by them or if You are acting on behalf of a company or entity, that You have the authority to bind such company or entity (and in which case “You” will refer to the company or entity). 

 

3.       AMENDMENT

 

We may add to, discontinue or revise these Terms or any aspect, mode, design, or service provided under the Product, which include but are not limited to the:

 

(a)    scope of the features;

(b)    timing of the features;

(c)     software/hardware required for access to the Product; and

(d)    geographic locations or jurisdictions in which certain features may be available.

 

We may amend the Terms without notice for non-material amendments. In the event of a material change, we will provide You with thirty (30) days’ notice of a material change in the Terms and conditions (including changes in pricing) via e-mail to the e-mail address supplied to us by the Account Manager, setting out:

 

(a)    the new or amended agreement terms;

(b)    how such terms read formerly;

(c)     the date of the coming into force of the amendment;

(d)    the means in which You can respond and the effects of not responding;

(e)    the option to either terminate the agreement or retain the existing agreement unchanged; and

(f)      the language of this provision with reference to the applicable consumer protection legislation rules for amending these terms and making any additional requirements for amendments as prescribed by law (if any).

 

We highly recommend that Users read any amendments carefully. Unless explicit consent is required by the law, we have the right to assume that You have accepted the change to the terms and conditions, unless You notify us to the contrary, no later than thirty (30) days after the amendment comes into force, that You desire to cancel the contract or deregister or unsubscribe from access to the Product. 

 

We will post the most current Terms on the Website and your use of the Product will be subject to the most current Terms as posted on the Website at such time. It is your responsibility to visit this page to find any updates that may have been made to the Terms. You hereby agree that AJRN, INC. shall not be liable to You, your employee, or any other third party for any amendments to the Terms of Use. 

 

4.        TERMS

 

AJRN, INC. does not guarantee the accuracy of any material posted on the Product. Users are solely responsible for all interactions with others made as a result of use of the Product. Users are solely responsible to invite others to their group, and to obtain permission to take photos and videos and to post them on the Product. Users are solely responsible to ensure the no EU residents are invited to their group. AJRN, INC. is not responsible for interactions resulting from Your use of the Product. The Product is designed to help you share photos, video, text, text-notes or chat with others in your group. AJRN, INC. is not liable for:


  1. Any interactions between Users;
  2. Any unauthorized posting of material of any kind to the Product;
  3. Any breach of any individual’s privacy by Users;



While we do not actively monitor replies sent within our system between Users, we reserve the right to delete or ban those who we deem to be using the Product inappropriately.

 

When posting material and interacting with other Users:

 

Please treat them with courtesy and respect.

Please do not reply to postings with unsolicited opinions, comments, or judgements on the content of the postings or about the poster.

Always obtain permission from the subject of a photo or video to post the material to the Product – this is Your responsibility.

Abusive replies are not permitted. Any replies containing hate speech or defamation are strictly prohibited.

Impersonating other users, including supplying fake photos, videos and phone numbers is not permitted, and those who are found to be doing so may lose the ability to use the Product.

We reserve the right to revoke the ability of any Users to use the Product without notice.

 

If you receive a reply that you feel is inappropriate, please report it to our support team at abuse@ajrnapp.com 


5.       TERMINATION

 

These Terms are effective on the date that You access the Product and will continue to apply until our relationship with You is terminated. Users may terminate their relationship with us by notifying AJRN, INC. via email at account-removal@ajrnapp.com 

We may terminate our relationship with You immediately at any time and for any reason including, but not limited to, a breach of these Terms under the following circumstances:

 

(a)    if You have not adhered to any or all the provisions of the Terms or if it appears that You do not intend to or are unable to comply with the Terms, such determination to be made solely at our discretion;

(b)     if we are required to terminate the relationship by law;

(c)    if we receive any notice of your misuse of the Product; or

(d)    if provision of the Product is no longer commercially viable for us.

 

Upon termination of our relationship, we will immediately revoke your license to use the Product and block all access to your account and may delete all data and information associated with your account thirty (30) days after such termination. If you do not log into your account for twelve (12) or more months, we may treat your account as “inactive” and permanently cancel your account upon delivery of written notice and delete your information thirty (30) days after such notice has been delivered.


Material posted to the Product will be removed after thirty (30) days, unless You renew the posting.

 

6.       USE OF THE PRODUCT

 

In order to use the Product, a user must register using our registration page located on our app. 

 

Registration Information: You agree and understand that You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password, which, together with your e-mail address or username (“User ID”), allows You to access the Product. The User ID and password, together with any other contact information You provide us at the time of signing up for the Product form your “Registration Information.”  You agree that all Registration Information provided to us will be accurate and up-to-date. You agree to keep your password secure. We will not be liable if we are unable to retrieve or reset a lost password. If You become aware of any unauthorized use of your password or account, You agree to notify us via e-mail at account-security@ajrnapp.com as soon as possible.

 

Accounts: You may create or use additional accounts.

 

Permitted Uses:  You agree to use the Product only for purposes that are permitted, both by the Terms and by any applicable law, regulation, or generally accepted practices or guidelines, in relevant local, national, and international jurisdictions. You agree to adhere to any applicable privacy of personal information laws and regulations, including as outlined in the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act, SC 2000, c 5.

 

Unauthorized Access: You agree to only access (or try to access) and use the Product through interfaces provided by us. You shall not access (or try to access) and use the Product through any automated means, including, but not limited to, scrapers, scripts, robots, or web crawlers. You agree not to use or attempt to use another User’s account. You agree not to impersonate any person or entity, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent yourself, your personal information, or your affiliations with any person or entity.

 

Prohibited Uses: You may use our Website, services, and products only for lawful purposes. You may not use our Website, services, or products in any manner that:

 

(a)             breaches any applicable local, national or international law or regulation including privacy laws and regulations;

(b)             may in any way be considered harassment to another person or entity;

(c)          may in any way, is unlawful or fraudulent, or has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose    

or effect;

(d)             may in any way damage, disable, overburden, and/or impair the the Product server, or any network connected to the Product server, and/or interfere with any other party’s use or enjoyment of the Product;

(e)             is in any way abusive, defamatory, misleading, fraudulent, pornographic or otherwise explicit in nature or written in bad faith;

(f)               harms or attempts to harm minors in any way;

(g)             will reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit any portion of the Product; or

(h)             will abuse either verbally, physically, written or other abuse (including threats of abuse or retribution) of any Product customers, employees, members, or officers;

 

and any of the foregoing will result in immediate account termination.

 

You represent and warrant that You will not use the Product to upload, post, link to, email, transmit, or otherwise make available any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy, or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or any telecommunications equipment. Nor will You post or distribute any computer program that damages, detrimentally interferes with, surreptitiously intercepts, or expropriates any system, data, or personal information. You further represent and warrant that You will not disrupt the functioning of the Website, in any manner.


Moderation: You understand and agree that although AJRN, INC. is not required to moderate your use of the Product, it may in its sole judgment review and delete any content in whole or in part, for any reason whatsoever, which without limitation, violate these Terms or which might be offensive, illegal, or that might violate the rights, harm, or threaten the safety of others.

 

User Responsibility: You agree that You are solely responsible for any breach of your obligations under the Terms and for the consequences of any such breach. We have no responsibility to you or to any third party for such breaches or the consequences of such breaches (including losses or damage that we may incur).

 

You understand that when using the Product, You may come across material that You find objectionable, offensive or indecent and agree that You are using the Product at your own risk.

 

Technical Requirements: Use of the Product requires internet access through your computer or mobile device.



7.       PRIVACY

Your privacy is very important to us. Please review our Privacy Policy http://ajrnapp.com/privacy-policy.html. Our Privacy Policy applies to the collection, use, disclosure, retention, protection and accuracy of your personal information and business financial information collected for the purposes of the features offered through the Product. We recommend that you carefully consider how you share your personal information with others. You are solely responsible for the personal information you share through our Product and to obtain permission to share the personal information of others and therefore we cannot guarantee the privacy or security of the information shared by you with other users.

 

8.       THIRD PARTY LINKS

The Product may link to third-party websites or resources. Such links are provided as a convenience to You only and do not imply an endorsement, warranty or guarantee by us of any such linked Website or the company it purports to represent. We do not assume any responsibility or liability for their availability, accuracy, the related content, products or services. You are solely responsible for use of any such websites or resources and compliance with their policies. Should You elect to enter into a binding contract with any such website, You agree to hold us harmless and hereby release us from any liability whatsoever, whether arising out of contract, tort or otherwise, for any liability, claim, injury, loss or damage suffered as a result of your actions or the actions of any user associated with your account, offering to accept or having accepted any products or services that are available from those sites.  

 

9.       INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AND RIGHTS

 

Rights to content provided by us: You acknowledge and understand that we own all right, title and interest in: (a) the Product and any associated data files; and (b) all computer software; advertisements; sponsored content; and intellectual property associated with the Product (all such information, individually and collectively, being the “Product Content”), which You may have access to when using the Product.

 

Except as set forth in the Agreement, all rights not expressly granted to You are reserved. You agree not to decipher, decompile, disassemble, reconstruct, translate, reverse engineer, or discover any of the intellectual property or ideas, algorithms, file formats, programming, or interoperability interfaces underlying the Product. You may not modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute or create any derivative products or services (or parts of services products or services) based on the Product Content that You do not own or to which You have rights, or to create derivative works based on the Product. You may not infringe upon our intellectual property or adapt, reproduce, publish or distribute copies of any information or material found on the Product in any form (including by e-mail or other electronic means), without our prior written consent.

 

You are not required to provide AJRN, INC. with any comments, suggestions, recommendations, requests or any other feedback (“Feedback”). In the event that you do provide AJRN, INC. with Feedback, AJRN, INC.  may use such feedback to improve the Product or for any other purpose. Furthermore, AJRN, INC.  shall own such Feedback and AJRN, INC. and its affiliates, licensees, clients, partners, third-party providers and other authorized entitled may use, license, distribute, reproduce and commercialize the Feedback, and You hereby assign, irrevocably, exclusively and on a royalty-free basis, all such Feedback to AJRN, INC.

 

Limited license: We grant You a non-exclusive, non-transferable, revocable, limited license to use the Product in accordance with these Terms. This license may be revoked upon breach of these Terms by You and shall automatically be revoked upon termination or expiration of this Agreement. 

 

The Company may, now or in the future, own rights to trade-marks, trade names, services marks, logos, domain names and other distinctive brand features which we use in connection with the operation of the Product (each such feature being a “Brand Right” and collectively being the “Brand Rights”). We do not grant you any right or license to use any Brand Right other than as expressly set out in these Terms and in other licenses between You and us.

 

Rights to content provided by you: AJRN, INC. does not retain any right, title and interest to the information provided, inputted or uploaded to the Product (“User Data”). You agree that You will defend, indemnify and hold harmless us and our officers, directors, shareholders, employees, agents and representatives, from and against any and all claims, damages, judgments, liability, costs and expenses (including without limitation any reasonable legal fees), in whole or in part arising out of or attributable to the ownership of User Data.

 

You also understand that in order for us to operate the Product, User Data may be transmitted by You or us over various public networks and in various media in compliance with our security protocols and we may make changes to User Data to meet the technological requirements of such networks and media. You are responsible for ensuring that User Data is protected and your rights in User Data are enforced; we have no responsibility to protect or enforce your rights on your behalf with respect to User Data.

 


10.       DISCLAIMERS

 

The Product provided as-is: The Product is provided “as-is” without warranties of any kind, either expressed or implied. You acknowledge, agree and understand that You use the Product at your own risk. We will have no responsibility for any harm to your computer system, loss or corruption of data, or other harm that results from your access to or use of the Product.

 

Downtime: The Product may be temporarily unavailable from time to time for maintenance or other reasons. We assume no responsibility for any error, inaccuracy, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, any communications between You and the Product.

 

No endorsement as to accuracy: We accept no responsibility for the accuracy of any User Data provided by or created using the Product except as otherwise set out in these Terms. The provision or storage of User Data through the Product does not constitute our endorsement or warranty as to the compliance of such User Data with applicable privacy legislation, nor to the accuracy, timeliness, materiality, completeness, or reliability of such User Data. You are responsible for ensuring that that the information you have entered into our system is accurate, reliable and complete.

 

Ratings and reviews: We accept no responsibility or liability for any ratings or reviews posted to the Product, or any consequences as a result of the ratings or reviews. Ratings and reviews posted to the Product DO NOT reflect our views.

 

Monitoring: We do not accept any liability for monitoring the Website or for unauthorized or unlawful content on the Website or use of the Website by users.

 

No warranty as to non-infringement: Except in the manner provided for in these Terms, we disclaim, and expressly do not provide any direct or indirect, express or implied representation or warranty as to title and non-infringement of intellectual property in relation to the Product.

 

Damage to hardware: Any material downloaded or otherwise obtained through the use of our services and products is done at your own discretion and risk, and You will be solely responsible for any damage to your computer system or other device or loss of data that results from the download of any such material.

 

11.       DATA RETENTION

The Product may store your data as long as your account is current and active and for thirty (30) days after our relationship with You has been terminated.

 

On a regular basis a backup of all data in our system is created, which is retained for thirty (30) days, after which it will be removed permanently from all our systems. This backup is for use by AJRN, INC. only in the case of disaster recovery or to maintain business operations in the case of an emergency. AJRN, INC. will not restore data unless it determines, in its sole discretion that a data recovery is necessary.

 

12.       LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

You hereby agree to release, remise and forever discharge us and our directors, employees, officers, and our affiliates, partners, service providers, vendors, and contractors and each of their respective agents, directors, officers, employees, and all other related persons or entities from any and all manner of rights, losses, costs, claims, complaints, demands, debts, damages, causes of action, proceedings, liabilities, obligations, legal fees, costs and disbursements of any nature whatsoever, and for any special, indirect or consequential, incidental or exemplary damages (collectively, a “Claim”), whether in contract or tort, whether known or unknown, which now or hereafter arise from, to the maximum extent allowed by law, that relate to, or are connected with:

 

(a)       any indirect, incidental, special, consequential, or exemplary damages, including but not limited to damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use data, or other intangible losses;

(b)        your provision of any personal information provided to us subject to our legal requirements relating to the protection of personal information;

(c)        communications received to you through your access to the Product;

(d)       the posting of information on the Product, Website, blog, account or any affiliated social media, including but not limited to, User data, Cards, written reviews, pictures, or personal information;

(e)        the use of the Product and any related applications including third party services;

(f)         the use of any software related to the Product;

(g)        viruses, spyware, service provider failures or internet access interruptions;

(h)       loss of use, loss of data, inaccuracy of data, payment failure, payment defect, inaccurate calculations, downtime, identity theft, fraud or unauthorized access; 

(i)         any content relating to the use of the Product;

(j) any personal or other injuries resulting from the use of any items obtained through the Product;

(k) any loss or injury of any kind resulting from trades or purchases made through the Product; or

(l) interactions with persons who obtained your contact information through the use of the Product,

 

even if you have been advised of the possibility of such Claim, or such Claim was reasonably foreseeable and notwithstanding the sufficiency or insufficiency of any remedy provided for herein or in any license. Some jurisdictions do not allow the disclaimer of warranties or exclusion of damages, so such disclaimers and exclusions may not apply to you.

 

Despite the previous paragraph, if we are found to be liable, our liability to you or any third party (whether in contract, tort, negligence, strict liability in tort, by statute or otherwise) is limited to the greater of (a) the total fees you pay to us in the 12 months prior to the action giving rise to liability, and (b) 100 Canadian Dollars.

 

13.       INDEMNIFICATION

To the extent permitted by applicable laws, You agree that You will defend, indemnify and hold harmless us and our officers, directors, shareholders, employees, agents and representatives, from and against any and all damages, judgments, liability, costs and expenses (including without limitation any reasonable legal fees), in whole or in part arising out of or attributable to: (a) generally, your breach of these Terms; your access to and/or use of the Product; and any loss of, or damage to, any property, or injury to, or death of, any person (including you) caused by your access to and/or use of the Product; and (b) specifically, your breach of the intellectual property rights or privacy rights of any third party to these Terms.

 

You agree that You will be solely responsible for all activities that occur under your account, whether You are aware of them or not. You agree to hold us harmless and release us from any loss or liability whatsoever that You may incur as a result of someone other than You using your password or account, either with or without your knowledge. You agree to indemnify us for any damages, third party claims or liabilities whatsoever that we may incur as a result of activities that occur on or through your account, whether or not You were directly or personally responsible.

 

14.       GOVERNING LAW AND FORUM OF DISPUTES

By visiting the Website or using the Product, You agree that the laws of the province of Ontario, without regard to the principles of conflict of laws, will govern these Terms and any dispute of any sort that may arise between You and us. With respect to any disputes or claims, You agree not to commence or prosecute any action in connection therewith other than in the province of Ontario, and You hereby consent to, and waive all defenses of lack of personal jurisdiction and forum non conveniens with respect to venue and jurisdiction in the provincial courts of Ontario. You agree to pay reasonable attorneys' fees and court costs incurred by us to collect any unpaid amounts owed by You. 

 

Expenses: Each party shall be responsible for its own legal fees and other expenses incurred in connection with the performance of any of its obligations hereunder.

 

15.       FORCE MAJEURE

You agree that we are not liable for a delay or failure in performance of the Product or the provisions of these Terms caused by reason of any occurrence of unforeseen events beyond our reasonable control, including but not limited to, acts of God, natural disasters, power failures, server failures, third party service provider failures or service interruptions, embargo, labour disputes, lockouts and strikes, riots, war, floods, insurrections, legislative changes, and governmental actions.

 

16.       SEVERABILITY

If any portion of these Terms is deemed unlawful, void or unenforceable by any arbitrator or court of competent jurisdiction, these Terms as a whole shall not be deemed unlawful, void or unenforceable, but only that portion of these Terms that is unlawful, void or unenforceable shall be stricken from these Terms.  

 

17.       HEADINGS

The insertions of headings are for convenient reference only and are not to affect the interpretation of these Terms.

 

18.       ASSIGNMENT OF AGREEMENT

You may not, without our prior written consent, assign the Agreement, in whole or in part, either voluntarily or by operation of law, and any attempt to do so will be a material default of the Agreement and will be void. We may assign this Agreement to a third party at any time in our sole discretion. The Agreement will be binding upon and will inure to the benefit of the respective parties hereto, their respective successors in interest, legal representatives, heirs and assigns.

 

19.       WAIVER

You agree that if we do not exercise or enforce any legal right or remedy which is contained in these Terms or which we have the benefit of under any applicable law, this will not be taken to be a formal waiver of our rights and that those rights or remedies will still be available to us. Waivers must be in written form and signed by an authorized representative of the Company.

 

20.       SURVIVAL OF AGREEMENT

All covenants, agreements, representations and warranties made in these Terms shall survive your acceptance of these Terms and the termination of our relationship.

 

21.       ENTIRE AGREEMENT

The Agreement will constitute the entire agreement between us and You with respect to the subject matter hereof and all prior oral or written agreements, representations or statements with respect to such subject matter are superseded hereby. In the event of a conflict between these Terms and the Privacy Policy, the terms and conditions found herein shall prevail.

 

22.       CONTACT

By providing us with your e-mail address, You agree to receive all required notices electronically, to that e-mail address or by mobile notifications via the Product. It is your responsibility to update or change that address, as appropriate.

 

If You have any questions or comments regarding these Terms please contact our head office by email at legal@ajrnapp.com 

 

23.       PROHIBITED COUNTRIES POLICY AND FOREIGN TRADE REGULATION - APPLICATIONS


AJRN, INC. Product and applications or their underlying technology may not be downloaded to or exported or re-exported: (a) into (or to a resident or national of: the EU (European Union), Burma (Myanmar), Cuba, Iraq, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Sudan, Syria, or any other country subject to United States embargo; (b) to anyone on the US Treasury Department's list of Specially Designated Nationals or on the US Commerce Department's Denied Party or Entity List; and (c) to any prohibited country, person, end-user, or entity specified by US Export Laws. When using a AJRN, Inc. Application, you are responsible for complying with trade regulations and both foreign and domestic laws (e.g., you are not located in a country that is subject to a US Government embargo, or that has been designated by the US Government as a "terrorist supporting" country, and you are not listed on any US Government list of prohibited or restricted parties). The Product is not to be used by residents of the EU.