Terms of use

Your Acceptance

  • By using or visiting the AppSurfer website or any AppSurfer products, software, data feeds, and services provided to you on, from, or through the AppSurfer website (collectively the "Service") you signify your agreement to these terms and conditions (the "Terms of Service"). If you do not agree to any of these terms, the AppSurfer Privacy Policy, please do not use the Service.
  • Although we may attempt to notify you when major changes are made to these Terms of Service, you should periodically review the most up-to-date version www.appsurfer.com/terms_of_use). AppSurfer may, in its sole discretion, modify or revise these Terms of Service and policies at any time, and you agree to be bound by such modifications or revisions. Nothing in these Terms of Service shall be deemed to confer any third-party rights or benefits.

Service

  • These Terms of Service apply to all users of the Service, including users who are also contributors of Content on the Service. “Content” includes the Apps, text, software, scripts, graphics, photos, sounds, music, videos, audiovisual combinations, interactive features and other materials you may view on, access through, or contribute to the Service. The Service includes all aspects of AppSurfer, including but not limited to all products, software and services offered via the AppSurfer website, such as the AppSurfer channels, the AppSurfer "Embeddable Widget", the AppSurfer "Surf It" button and other applications.
  • The Service may contain links to third party websites that are not owned or controlled by AppSurfer. AppSurfer has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party websites. In addition, AppSurfer will not and cannot censor or edit the content of any third-party site. By using the Service, you expressly relieve AppSurfer from any and all liability arising from your use of any third-party website.
  • Accordingly, we encourage you to be aware when you leave the Service and to read the terms and conditions and privacy policy of each other website that you visit.

AppSurfer Accounts

  • In order to access some features of the Service, you will have to create a AppSurfer account. You may never use another's account without permission. When creating your account, you must provide accurate and complete information. You are solely responsible for the activity that occurs on your account, and you must keep your account password secure. You must notify AppSurfer immediately of any breach of security or unauthorized use of your account.
  • Although AppSurfer will not be liable for your losses caused by any unauthorized use of your account, you may be liable for the losses of AppSurfer or others due to such unauthorized use.

General Use of the Service—Permissions and Restrictions

AppSurfer hereby grants you permission to access and use the Service as set forth in these Terms of Service, provided that:

  • You agree not to distribute in any medium any part of the Service or the Content without AppSurfer's prior written authorization, unless AppSurfer makes available the means for such distribution through functionality offered by the Service (such as the Embeddable Widget).
  • You agree not to alter or modify any part of the Service.
  • You agree not to access Content through any technology or means other than the online app playback pages of the Service itself, the Embeddable Widget, or other explicitly authorized means AppSurfer may designate.
  • You agree not to use the Service for any of the following commercial uses unless you obtain AppSurfer's prior written approval:
    • The sale of access to the Service.
    • The sale of advertising, sponsorships, or promotions placed on or within the Service or Content; or
    • The sale of advertising, sponsorships, or promotions on any page of an ad-enabled blog or website containing Content delivered via the Service, unless other material not obtained from AppSurfer appears on the same page and is of sufficient value to be the basis for such sales.
  • Prohibited commercial uses do not include:
    • Uploading an original app owened by you to AppSurfer, to promote your business;
    • showing AppSurfer apps through the Embeddable Widget on an ad-enabled blog or website, subject to the advertising restrictions set forth above in Section 4.D; or
    • any use that AppSurfer expressly authorizes in writing.
  • All other commercial uses except the exceptions (5) are prohibited. You should obtain a prior written permission from Appsurfer for such a commercial use.
  • If you use the Embeddable Widget on your website, you may not modify, build upon, or block any portion or functionality of the Embeddable Widget, including but not limited to links back to the AppSurfer website.
  • If you use the AppSurfer app, you agree that it may automatically download and install updates from time to time from AppSurfer. These updates are designed to improve, enhance and further develop the app 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 AppSurfer to deliver these to you) as part of your use of the app.
  • You agree not to use or launch any automated system, including without limitation, "robots," "spiders," or "offline readers," that accesses the Service in a manner that sends more request messages to the AppSurfer servers in a given period of time than a human can reasonably produce in the same period by using a conventional on-line web browser. Notwithstanding the foregoing, AppSurfer grants the operators of public search engines permission to use spiders to copy materials from the site for the sole purpose of and solely to the extent necessary for creating publicly available searchable indices of the materials, but not caches or archives of such materials. AppSurfer reserves the right to revoke these exceptions either generally or in specific cases. You agree not to collect or harvest any personally identifiable information, including account names, from the Service, nor to use the communication systems provided by the Service (e.g., comments, email) for any commercial solicitation purposes. You agree not to solicit, for commercial purposes, any users of the Service with respect to their Content.
  • In your use of the Service, you will comply with all applicable laws.
  • AppSurfer reserves the right to discontinue any aspect of the Service at any time.

Your Use of Content

In addition to the general restrictions above, the following restrictions and conditions apply specifically to your use of Content.

  • The Content on the Service, and the trademarks, service marks and logos ("Marks") on the Service, are owned by or licensed to AppSurfer, subject to copyright and other intellectual property rights under the law.
  • Content is provided to you AS IS. You may access Content for your information and personal use solely as intended through the provided functionality of the Service and as permitted under these Terms of Service. You shall not download any Content unless you see a “download” or similar link displayed by AppSurfer on the Service for that Content. You shall not copy, reproduce, distribute, transmit, broadcast, display, sell, license, or otherwise exploit any Content for any other purposes without the prior written consent of AppSurfer or the respective licensors of the Content. AppSurfer and its licensors reserve all rights not expressly granted in and to the Service and the Content.
  • You agree not to circumvent, disable or otherwise interfere with security-related features of the Service or features that prevent or restrict use or copying of any Content or enforce limitations on use of the Service or the Content therein.
  • You understand that when using the Service, you will be exposed to Content from a variety of sources, and that AppSurfer is not responsible for the accuracy, usefulness, safety, or intellectual property rights of or relating to such Content. You further understand and acknowledge that you may be exposed to Content that is inaccurate, offensive, indecent, or objectionable, and you agree to waive, and hereby do waive, any legal or equitable rights or remedies you have or may have against AppSurfer with respect thereto, and, to the extent permitted by applicable law, agree to indemnify and hold harmless AppSurfer, its owners, operators, affiliates, licensors, and licensees to the fullest extent allowed by law regarding all matters related to your use of the Service.

Your Content and Conduct

  • As a AppSurfer account holder you may submit Content to the Service, including apps and user comments. You understand that AppSurfer does not guarantee any confidentiality with respect to any Content you submit.
  • You shall be solely responsible for your own Content and the consequences of submitting and publishing your Content on the Service. You affirm, represent, and warrant that you own or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions to publish Content you submit; and you license to AppSurfer all patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights in and to such Content for publication on the Service pursuant to these Terms of Service.
  • For clarity, you retain all of your ownership rights in your Content. However, by submitting Content to AppSurfer, you hereby grant AppSurfer a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, sublicenseable and transferable license to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display, and perform the Content in connection with the Service and AppSurfer's (and its successors' and affiliates') business, including without limitation for promoting and redistributing part or all of the Service (and derivative works thereof) in any media formats and through any media channels. You also hereby grant each user of the Service a non-exclusive license to access your Content through the Service, and to use, reproduce, distribute, display and perform such Content as permitted through the functionality of the Service and under these Terms of Service. Content you submit to the Service will terminate within a commercially reasonable time after you remove or delete your app from the Service. AppSurfer will not retain any copies of your content after removal. The above licenses granted by you in user comments you submit are perpetual and irrevocable.
  • You further agree that Content you submit to the Service will not contain third party copyrighted material, or material that is subject to other third party proprietary rights, unless you have permission from the rightful owner of the material or you are otherwise legally entitled to post the material and to grant AppSurfer all of the license rights granted herein.
  • AppSurfer does not endorse any Content submitted to the Service by any user or other licensor, or any opinion, recommendation, or advice expressed therein, and AppSurfer expressly disclaims any and all liability in connection with Content. AppSurfer does not permit copyright infringing activities and infringement of intellectual property rights on the Service, and AppSurfer will remove all Content if properly notified that such Content infringes on another's intellectual property rights. AppSurfer reserves the right to remove Content without prior notice.

Your Content and Conduct

  • AppSurfer will terminate a user's access to the Service if, under appropriate circumstances, the user is determined to be a repeat infringer.
  • AppSurfer reserves the right to decide whether Content violates these Terms of Service for reasons other than copyright infringement, such as, but not limited to, pornography, obscenity, or excessive length. AppSurfer may at any time, without prior notice and in its sole discretion, remove such Content and/or terminate a user's account for submitting such material in violation of these Terms of Service.

Warranty Disclaimer

YOU AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES SHALL BE AT YOUR SOLE RISK. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, AppSurfer, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AND AGENTS DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN CONNECTION WITH THE SERVICES AND YOUR USE THEREOF. AppSurfer MAKES NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THIS SITE'S CONTENT OR THE CONTENT OF ANY SITES LINKED TO THIS SITE AND ASSUMES NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY (I) ERRORS, MISTAKES, OR INACCURACIES OF CONTENT, (II) PERSONAL INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE, OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER, RESULTING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF OUR SERVICES, (III) ANY UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR USE OF OUR SECURE SERVERS AND/OR ANY AND ALL PERSONAL INFORMATION AND/OR FINANCIAL INFORMATION STORED THEREIN, (IV) ANY INTERRUPTION OR CESSATION OF TRANSMISSION TO OR FROM OUR SERVICES, (IV) ANY BUGS, VIRUSES, TROJAN HORSES, OR THE LIKE WHICH MAY BE TRANSMITTED TO OR THROUGH OUR SERVICES BY ANY THIRD PARTY, AND/OR (V) ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN ANY CONTENT OR FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND INCURRED AS A RESULT OF THE USE OF ANY CONTENT POSTED, EMAILED, TRANSMITTED, OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE VIA THE SERVICES. AppSurfer DOES NOT WARRANT, ENDORSE, GUARANTEE, OR ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY PRODUCT OR SERVICE ADVERTISED OR OFFERED BY A THIRD PARTY THROUGH THE SERVICES OR ANY HYPERLINKED SERVICES OR FEATURED IN ANY BANNER OR OTHER ADVERTISING, AND AppSurfer WILL NOT BE A PARTY TO OR IN ANY WAY BE RESPONSIBLE FOR MONITORING ANY TRANSACTION BETWEEN YOU AND THIRD-PARTY PROVIDERS OF PRODUCTS OR SERVICES. AS WITH THE PURCHASE OF A PRODUCT OR SERVICE THROUGH ANY MEDIUM OR IN ANY ENVIRONMENT, YOU SHOULD USE YOUR BEST JUDGMENT AND EXERCISE CAUTION WHERE APPROPRIATE.

Limitation of Liability

IN NO EVENT SHALL AppSurfer, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, OR AGENTS, BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM ANY (I) ERRORS, MISTAKES, OR INACCURACIES OF CONTENT, (II) PERSONAL INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE, OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER, RESULTING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF OUR SERVICES, (III) ANY UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR USE OF OUR SECURE SERVERS AND/OR ANY AND ALL PERSONAL INFORMATION AND/OR FINANCIAL INFORMATION STORED THEREIN, (IV) ANY INTERRUPTION OR CESSATION OF TRANSMISSION TO OR FROM OUR SERVICES, (IV) ANY BUGS, VIRUSES, TROJAN HORSES, OR THE LIKE, WHICH MAY BE TRANSMITTED TO OR THROUGH OUR SERVICES BY ANY THIRD PARTY, AND/OR (V) ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN ANY CONTENT OR FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND INCURRED AS A RESULT OF YOUR USE OF ANY CONTENT POSTED, EMAILED, TRANSMITTED, OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE VIA THE SERVICES, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT THE COMPANY IS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THE FOREGOING LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SHALL APPLY TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW IN THE APPLICABLE JURISDICTION.
YOU SPECIFICALLY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT AppSurfer SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR CONTENT OR THE DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE, OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY AND THAT THE RISK OF HARM OR DAMAGE FROM THE FOREGOING RESTS ENTIRELY WITH YOU.
The Service is controlled and offered by AppSurfer from its facilities in the India. AppSurfer makes no representations that the Service is appropriate or available for use in other locations. Those who access or use the Service from other jurisdictions do so at their own volition and are responsible for compliance with local law.

Indemnity

To the extent permitted by applicable law, you agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless AppSurfer, its parent corporation, officers, directors, employees and agents, from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debt, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney's fees) arising from:
(i) your use of and access to the Service;
(ii) your violation of any term of these Terms of Service;
(iii) your violation of any third party right, including without limitation any copyright, property, or privacy right; or
(iv) any claim that your Content caused damage to a third party. This defense and indemnification obligation will survive these Terms of Service and your use of the Service.

Ability to Accept Terms of Service

You affirm that you are either more than 18 years of age, or an emancipated minor, or possess legal parental or guardian consent, and are fully able and competent to enter into the terms, conditions, obligations, affirmations, representations, and warranties set forth in these Terms of Service, and to abide by and comply with these Terms of Service. In any case, you affirm that you are over the age of 13, as the Service is not intended for children under 13. If you are under 13 years of age, then please do not use the Service. There are lots of other great web sites for you. Talk to your parents about what sites are appropriate for you.

Assignment

These Terms of Service, and any rights and licenses granted hereunder, may not be transferred or assigned by you, but may be assigned by AppSurfer without restriction.

General

You agree that:
(i) the Service shall be deemed solely based in Pune, India; and
(ii) the Service shall be deemed a passive website that does not give rise to personal jurisdiction over AppSurfer, either specific or general, in jurisdictions other than India. These Terms of Service shall be governed by the internal substantive laws of India, without respect to its conflict of laws principles. Any claim or dispute between you and AppSurfer that arises in whole or in part from the Service shall be decided exclusively by a court of competent jurisdiction located in Pune, India. These Terms of Service, together with the Privacy Notice at http://www.appsurfer.com/privacy and any other legal notices published by AppSurfer on the Service, shall constitute the entire agreement between you and AppSurfer concerning the Service. If any provision of these Terms of Service is deemed invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these Terms of Service, which shall remain in full force and effect. No waiver of any term of this these Terms of Service shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or any other term, and AppSurfer's failure to assert any right or provision under these Terms of Service shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. AppSurfer reserves the right to amend these Terms of Service at any time and without notice, and it is your responsibility to review these Terms of Service for any changes. Your use of the Service following any amendment of these Terms of Service will signify your assent to and acceptance of its revised terms. YOU AND AppSurfer AGREE THAT ANY CAUSE OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THE SERVICES MUST COMMENCE WITHIN ONE (1) YEAR AFTER THE CAUSE OF ACTION ACCRUES. OTHERWISE, SUCH CAUSE OF ACTION IS PERMANENTLY BARRED.

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