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Terms

Effective Date: 01/09/2015

These terms of service are a binding legal agreement between you and Karkoona (Karkoona or "we"), regarding your use of services provided to you at the website karkoona.com and through our mobile applications. Please read them carefully before registering and using the service. By signing up for Karkoona you are accepting these terms of service. If you do not agree with any part of these terms of service and/or out privacy policy, you must not use the service.

Service provided

Karkoona provides cloud-based communication technologies, which facilitate the communication between persons based on the license plates of their vehicles.

Eligibility

Registration to Karkoona is permitted to any person owning a vehicle that is identified though licence plates, provided that:

  • The person has reached the minimum driving age stated by the laws of the region that the vehicle has been registered at.
  • The person, at the time of registering a Karkoona account, is not restricted by law against driving the vehicle.
  • The person is the legal owner or operator of the vehicle.

Vehicles registered in corporate accounts, must be the property of the company, and not the property of individual employees.

Account registration

You must register to use Karkoona. When you register, you agree to:

  • Provide accurate, current and complete information about you and your vehicle.
  • Maintain the security of any logins, passwords or other credentials that you select and that are provided for you for use on Karkoona.
  • Maintain and promptly update the registration Data, and any other information you provide to us, and to keep all such information accurate, current, and complete. You will notify us immediately of any unauthorized use of your account or any other breach of security by emailing us at support@karkoona.com
  • Register only vehicles that you are the legal owner of or vehicles for which you are the legal operator or fall under your managerial jurisdiction.

Use restrictions

You shall not:

  • REGISTER A KARKOONA ACCOUNT FOR THE LICENSE PLATE OF A VEHICLE YOU DO NOT LEGALLY OWN OR ARE ALLOWED BY THE LEGAL OWNER TO OPERATE. FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THIS TERM WILL LEAD TO IMMEDIATE TERMINATION AND A PERMANENT BAN OF THE E-MAIL USED TO REGISTER THIS ACCOUNT. WE ARE SERIOUS, GUYS.
  • Register an account using a disposable e-mail address, such as an e-mail expiring after a certain amount of minutes/hours.
  • Use the service for any commercial purpose except for features of the service designated for commercial use.
  • Use the service to stalk or harass any person.
  • Use the service to send false information to or about any person.
  • Access the service by using any automated means, such as robots and scrapers.
  • Attempt to compromise the security and integrity of the service by any manual or automated means, such as a Denial of Service-type attack or manual attempts to bypass any password-protected area of the service.
  • Violate the restrictions in any robot exclusion headers on the service or bypass or circumvent other measures employed to prevent or limit access to the service.
  • Intentionally or unintentionally cause, in our discretion, undue load to our server infrastructure.
  • Deep-link to any part of the service without our written permission.
  • Intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable local, state, national, or international law or regulation.
  • Use the service to facilitate any illegal transaction or activity.
  • Mirror, frame or otherwise incorporate any part of the Service into any other website without our prior written authorization.
  • Use another user's account without their express consent.
  • Encourage others to break these rules or any rules set forth in relation to Karkoona's service.

Karkoona inter-user communication

Karkoona allows the communication between owners and/or operators of vehicles based on their respective vehicles' license plates. While much communication is achieved by prefab messages that have been cleared by us, you may still be able to post uncleared content in the future. This content may include pictures, photographs, text, audio etc. You are solely responsible for the features facilitating interaction with other users and use them at your own risk. By interacting with other users via Karkoona services, you agree not to post, transmit, distribute, upload, or otherwise disseminate through the service any of the following:

  • Material that is unlawful, libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, indecent, lewd, harassing, threatening, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, abusive, inflammatory, or fraudulent.
  • Material that misrepresents your ownership of a motor vehicle.
  • Material that violates, or that causes us or our affiliates, subsidiaries, or partners to violate, any applicable law, regulation, or order of any governmental authority in any jurisdiction.
  • Material that infringes or violates, or that may infringe or violate, any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other intellectual or proprietary right of any party, or that you otherwise do not have the right to make available.
  • Private or confidential information of any person or entity, including, without limitation, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, Social Security numbers, credit card numbers, and any trade secrets or information for which you have any obligation of confidentiality or material that impersonates any person or entity, or misrepresents your affiliation with the Service or with any other person or entity.
  • Comments that in any way refer to persons under 18 years of age.
  • Viruses, corrupted data, or other harmful, disruptive, or destructive files.
  • Material that, in our sole judgment of, is objectionable, restricts or inhibits any person or entity from using or enjoying Karkoona, or which may expose us or our users to harm or liability of any nature.

Messages exchanged between Karkoona users are not visible to other users. However, downvotes and upvotes as well as the badges related to those messages are.

We take no responsibility and assume no liability for any material posted, stored, or uploaded by you or any third party, or for any loss or damage to any of that material. Although we have no obligation to screen, edit, or monitor any material posted on or transmitted through the service, we reserve the right, and have absolute discretion, to remove, screen, and edit any material posted, stored, or transmitted on or through the service at any time and for any reason without notice.

You acknowledge and agree that Karkoona may preserve any of your personal information, and other content and may also disclose said content if required to do so by law.

Fees

Certain types of accounts on Karkoona require the payment of subscription fees. These fees are non-refundable. Termination of service, either voluntary or enforced by us because of TOS violations before the subscription duration elapses, will not result in any refund of fees paid by the user.

Copyright infringement

Karkoona respects the intellectual property of others and will remove any content that violates the intellectual property rights of their legal owners. We insist that our users do not post any copyrighted content. If you believe that your intellectual property is being violated by content posted on Karkoona, please contact us at support@karkoona.com. We will take any action we deem necessary.

Trademarks

Karkoona, the Karkoona logo, and any other product or service name or slogan contained on the service are trademarks or registered trademarks of Karkoona and may not be copied, imitated or used, in whole or in part, without the prior written permission of the applicable trademark holder. All other trademarks, registered trademarks, product names and company names or logos mentioned on the service are the property of their respective owners. Reference to any products, services, processes or other information, by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, supplier or otherwise, does not constitute or imply endorsement, sponsorship, or recommendation thereof by us, or vice versa.

Indemnification

You will defend, indemnify and hold harmless Karkoona, its subsidiaries, affiliates, partners and third-party entities and their respective directors, officers, agents, employees, licensors, and suppliers from and against any costs, damages, expenses, and liabilities (including, but not limited to, reasonable attorneys' fees) arising out of or related to your use of the service, your violation of these Terms, or your violation of any rights of a third party.

Disclaimer of warranties

YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, YOUR USE OF ANY CONTENT ACCESSIBLE THROUGH THE SERVICE AND YOUR INTERACTIONS AND DEALINGS WITH ANY SERVICE USERS, IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE SERVICE, AND ALL CONTENT AVAILABLE ON AND THROUGH THE SERVICE ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. KARKOONA AND ITS SUPPLIERS AND LICENSORS EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. KARKOONA DOES NOT WARRANT UNINTERRUPTED USE OR OPERATION OF THE SERVICE OR YOUR ACCESS TO ANY CONTENT. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM THE SERVICE WILL CREATE ANY WARRANTY REGARDING KARKOONA THAT IS NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THESE TERMS. SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY PROHIBIT A DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES AND YOU MAY HAVE OTHER RIGHTS THAT VARY FROM JURISDICTION TO JURISDICTION.

Limitation of liability

NEITHER KARKOONA NOR ITS SUPPLIERS OR LICENSORS WILL BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA, OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF KARKOONA OR ANY SUPPLIER OR LICENSOR HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF THESE DAMAGES), ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO YOUR ACCESS TO OR USE OF, OR YOUR INABILITY TO ACCESS OR USE, THE SERVICE OR ANY CONTENT. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. THE MAXIMUM TOTAL LIABILITY OF KARKOONA AND ITS SUPPLIERS AND LICENSORS TO YOU FOR ALL CLAIMS UNDER THESE TERMS, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT, OR OTHERWISE, IS $100. EACH PROVISION OF THESE TERMS THAT PROVIDES FOR A LIMITATION OF LIABILITY, DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES, OR EXCLUSION OF DAMAGES IS TO ALLOCATE THE RISKS UNDER THESE TERMS BETWEEN THE PARTIES. THIS ALLOCATION IS AN ESSENTIAL ELEMENT OF THE BASIS OF THE BARGAIN BETWEEN THE PARTIES. EACH OF THESE PROVISIONS IS SEVERABLE AND INDEPENDENT OF ALL OTHER PROVISIONS OF THESE TERMS. THE LIMITATIONS IN THIS SECTION WILL APPLY EVEN IF ANY LIMITED REMEDY FAILS OF ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE.

Protection of human rights

You may not organize any group based on Karkoona content that advocates any anti-ethnic, anti-gay, anti-religious, sexist, racist or any other hate-mongering philosophies.

Modifications to the service

Karkoona reserves the right to modify, discontinue, and restrict, temporarily or permanently, all or part of the service without notice in our sole discretion. Neither we nor our suppliers or licensors will be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, discontinuance, or restriction of the service.

Termination

Your account remains in effect unless you cancel it or unless Karkoona terminates your account as provided by these terms. To terminate your account, deactivate your account in your settings. Notwithstanding any provision of these terms, we reserve the right, without notice and in our sole discretion, to terminate your account and to block, restrict, and prevent your future access to, and use of, the service.

THESE RULES MAY BE REVISED AT ANY TIME. IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO REVIEW THEM OCCASIONALLY TO ENSURE THAT YOU ARE IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE RULES, POLICIES AND AGGREEMENTS DESIGNATED BY KARKOONA. YOU AGREE THAT THESE RULES WILL APPLY TO ANYONE THAT YOU GRANT PERMISSION TO ACCESS YOUR KARKOONA ACCOUNT. YOU AGREE THAT YOU WILL BE HELD PERSONALLY RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CONSEQUENCES (WHICH CAN INCLUDE ACCOUNT TERMINATION) WHICH MAY RESULT IF ANY SUCH PERSON BREAKS THE RULES DESCRIBED HEREIN.