Terms of Service
“You” and “your” refer to you, as a user of the App. A “user” is someone who accesses, browses, crawls, scrapes, or in any way uses the App. “We”, “us”, and “our” refer to Access Earth.
“Content” means text, images, photos, audio, video, location data, and all other forms of data or communication. “Your Content” means Content that you submit or transmit to, through, or in connection with the App, such as ratings, reviews, compliments, invitations, check-ins, messages, and information that you publicly display or displayed in your account profile. “User Content” means Content that users submit or transmit to, through, or in connection with the App.”Access Earth Content” means Content that we create and make available in connection with the App. “Third Party Content” means Content that originates from parties other than Access Earth or its users, which is made available in connection with the App. “App Content” means all of the Content that is made available in connection with the App, including Your Content, User Content, Third Party Content, and Access Earth Content.
2. CHANGES TO THE TERMS OF SERVICE
We may modify the Terms from time to time. The most current version of these Terms will be located here. You understand and agree that your access to or use of the App is governed by the Terms effective at the time of your access to or use of the App. If we make material changes to these Terms, we will notify you by email or by posting a notice on the App prior to the effective date of the changes. We will also indicate at the top of this page the date that revisions were last made. You should revisit these Terms on a regular basis as revised versions will be binding on you. Any such modification will be effective upon our posting of new Terms. You understand and agree that your continued access to or use of the App after the effective date of modifications to the Terms indicates your acceptance of the modifications.
We may translate these Terms into other languages for your convenience. Nevertheless, the English version governs your relationship with Access Earth, and any inconsistencies among the different versions will be resolved in favor of the English version.
4. USING THE APP
To access or use the App, you must be 18 years or older and have the requisite power and authority to enter into these Terms. You may not access or use the App if you are a competitor of ours or if we have previously banned you from the App or closed your account.
B. Permission to Use the App
We grant you permission to use the App subject to the restrictions in these Terms. Your use of the App is at your own risk, including the risk that you might be exposed to Content that is offensive, indecent, inaccurate, objectionable, or otherwise inappropriate.
When using the App, please be aware of your surroundings and use it safely. You agree that your use of the App is at your own risk, and it is your responsibility to maintain such health, liability, hazard, personal injury, medical, life, and other insurance policies as you deem reasonably necessary for any injuries that you may incur while using the Services. You also agree not to use the App to violate any applicable law, rule, or regulation (including but not limited to the laws of trespass) and you agree not to encourage or enable any other individual to violate any applicable law, rule, or regulation. Without limiting the foregoing, you agree that in conjunction with your use of the App you will not inflict emotional distress on other people, will not humiliate other people (publicly or otherwise), will not assault or threaten other people, will not enter onto private property without permission, will not impersonate any other person or misrepresent your affiliation, title, or authority, and will not otherwise engage in any activity that may result in injury, death, property damage, and/or liability of any kind. To the extent permitted by applicable law, Access Earth disclaim all liability related to any property damage, personal injury, or death that may occur during your use of our Services, including any claims based on the violation of any applicable law, rule, or regulation or your alleged negligence or other tort liability. Further, in the event that you have a dispute with one or more other users of the App, you release Access Earth (and our officers, directors, agents, subsidiaries, joint ventures, and employees) from all claims, demands, and damages (actual and consequential) of every kind and nature, known and unknown, suspected and unsuspected, disclosed and undisclosed, arising out of or in any way connected with such disputes.
C. App Availability
The App may be modified, updated, interrupted, suspended or discontinued at any time without notice or liability.
D. User Accounts
You must create an account and provide certain information about yourself in order to use some of the features that are offered through the App. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account password. You are also responsible for all activities that occur in connection with your account. You agree to notify us immediately of any unauthorized use of your account. We reserve the right to close your account at any time for any or no reason.
E. Communications from Access Earth and other Users
By creating an account, you agree to receive certain communications in connection with the App. For example, you might receive compliments or friend requests from other Users. You will also receive our weekly e-mail newsletter about happenings in your neighborhood.
A. Responsibility for Your Content
You alone are responsible for Your Content, and once published, it cannot always be withdrawn. You assume all risks associated with Your Content, including anyone’s reliance on its quality, accuracy, or reliability, or any disclosure by you of information in Your Content that makes you personally identifiable. You represent that you own, or have the necessary permissions to use and authorize the use of Your Content as described herein. You may not imply that Your Content is in any way sponsored or endorsed by Access Earth.
You may expose yourself to liability if, for example, Your Content contains material that is false, intentionally misleading, or defamatory; violates any third-party right, including any copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, moral right, privacy right, right of publicity, or any other intellectual property or proprietary right; contains material that is unlawful, including illegal hate speech or pornography; exploits or otherwise harms minors; or violates or advocates the violation of any law or regulation.
B. Our Right to Use Your Content
We may use Your Content in a number of different ways, including publicly displaying it, reformatting it, incorporating it into advertisements and other works, creating derivative works from it, promoting it, distributing it, and allowing others to do the same in connection with their own websites and media platforms (“Other Media”). As such, you hereby irrevocably grant us world-wide, perpetual, non-exclusive, royalty-free, assignable, sublicensable, transferable rights to use Your Content for any purpose. Please note that you also irrevocably grant the users of the App and any Other Media the right to access Your Content in connection with their use of the App and any Other Media. Finally, you irrevocably waive, and cause to be waived, against Access Earth and its users any claims and assertions of moral rights or attribution with respect to Your Content. By “use” we mean use, copy, publicly perform and display, reproduce, distribute, modify, translate, remove, analyze, commercialize, and prepare derivative works of Your Content.
As between you and Access Earth, you own Your Content. We own the Access Earth Content, including but not limited to visual interfaces, interactive features, graphics, design, compilation, including, but not limited to, our compilation of User Content and other App Content, computer code, products, software, aggregate user review ratings, and all other elements and components of the App excluding Your Content, User Content and Third Party Content. We also own the copyrights, trademarks, service marks, trade names, and other intellectual and proprietary rights throughout the world ( “IP Rights”) associated with the Access Earth Content and the App, which are protected by copyright, trade dress, patent, trademark laws and all other applicable intellectual and proprietary rights and laws. As such, you may not modify, reproduce, distribute, create derivative works or adaptations of, publicly display or in any way exploit any of the Access Earth Content in whole or in part except as expressly authorized by us. Except as expressly and unambiguously provided herein, we do not grant you any express or implied rights, and all rights in and to the App and the Access Earth Content are retained by us.
Access Earth and its licensees may publicly display advertisements and other information adjacent to or included with Your Content. You are not entitled to any compensation for such advertisements. The manner, mode and extent of such advertising are subject to change without specific notice to you.
E. Content Feeds
We make some of the App Content (“Feed Content”) available via Real Simple Syndication and Atom feeds (“Feeds”). You may access and use the Feeds in order to display Feed Content on your personal computer, website, or blog (“Your App”), provided that (i) your use of the Feeds is for personal, non-commercial purposes only, (ii) your display of the Feed Content links back to the relevant pages on Access Earth’s websites, and attributes Access Earth as the source of the Feed Content, (iii) your use or display of the Feed Content does not suggest that Access Earth promotes or endorses any third party causes, ideas, websites, products or services, including Your App, (iv) you do not redistribute the Feed Content, and (v) your use of the Feeds does not overburden Access Earth’s systems. Access Earth reserves all rights in the Feed Content and may terminate the Feeds at any time.
User Content (including any that may have been created by users employed or contracted by Access Earth) does not necessarily reflect the opinion of Access Earth.
We are under no obligation to enforce the Terms on your behalf against another user. While we encourage you to let us know if you believe another user has violated the Terms, we reserve the right to investigate and take appropriate action at our sole discretion.
A. You agree not to, and will not assist, encourage, or enable others to use the App to:
i. Violate our Content Guidelines, for example, by writing a fake or defamatory review, trading reviews with other businesses, or compensating someone or being compensated to write or remove a review;
ii. Violate any third party’s rights, including any breach of confidence, copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, moral right, privacy right, right of publicity, or any other intellectual property or proprietary right;
iii. Threaten, stalk, harm, or harass others, or promote bigotry or discrimination;
iv. Promote a business or other commercial venture or event, or otherwise use the App for commercial purposes, except in connection with a Business Account and as expressly permitted by Access Earth;
v. Send bulk emails, surveys, or other mass messaging, whether commercial in nature or not; engage in keyword spamming, or otherwise attempt to manipulate the App’s search results or any third party website;
vi. Solicit personal information from minors, or submit or transmit pornography; or
vii. Violate any applicable law.
B. You also agree not to, and will not assist, encourage, or enable others to:
i. Violate the Terms;
ii. Modify, adapt, appropriate, reproduce, distribute, translate, create derivative works or adaptations of, publicly display, sell, trade, or in any way exploit the App or App Content (other than Your Content), except as expressly authorized by Access Earth;
iii. Use any robot, spider, site search/retrieval application, or other automated device, process or means to access, retrieve, scrape, or index any portion of the App or any App Content;
iv. Reverse engineer any portion of the App;
v. Remove or modify any copyright, trademark or other proprietary rights notice that appears on any portion of the App or on any materials printed or copied from the App;
vi. Record, process, or mine information about other users;
vii. Access, retrieve or index any portion of the App for purposes of constructing or populating a searchable database of business reviews;
viii. Reformat or frame any portion of the App;
ix. Take any action that imposes, or may impose, in our sole discretion, an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on Access Earth’s technology infrastructure or otherwise make excessive traffic demands of the App;
x. Attempt to gain unauthorized access to the App, user accounts, computer systems or networks connected to the App through hacking, password mining or any other means;
xi. Use the App or any App Content to transmit any computer viruses, worms, defects, Trojan horses or other items of a destructive nature (collectively, “Viruses”);
xii. Use any device, software or routine that interferes with the proper working of the App, or otherwise attempt to interfere with the proper working of the App;
xiii. Use the App to violate the security of any computer network, crack passwords or security encryption codes; disrupt or interfere with the security of, or otherwise cause harm to, the App or App Content; or
xiv. Remove, circumvent, disable, damage or otherwise interfere with any security-related features of the App, features that prevent or restrict the use or copying of App Content, or features that enforce limitations on the use of the App.
The restrictions above only apply to the extent permissible under applicable law. Nevertheless, you agree not to act contrary to them (even if permissible under applicable law) without providing 30 days’ prior written notice to us, together with any information that we may reasonably require to give us an opportunity to provide alternative remedies or otherwise accommodate you at our sole discretion.
7. SUGGESTIONS AND IMPROVEMENTS
By sending us any ideas, suggestions, documents or proposals ( “Feedback”), you agree that (i) your Feedback does not contain the confidential or proprietary information of third parties, (ii) we are under no obligation of confidentiality, express or implied, with respect to the Feedback, (iii) we may have something similar to the Feedback already under consideration or in development, and (iv) you grant us an irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, worldwide license to use, modify, prepare derivative works, publish, distribute and sublicense the Feedback, and you irrevocably waive, and cause to be waived, against Access Earth and its users any claims and assertions of any moral rights contained in such Feedback.
8. THIRD PARTIES
The App may include links to other websites or applications (each, a “Third Party App”). We do not control or endorse any Third Party App. You agree that we are not responsible for the availability or contents of such Third Party Apps. Your use of Third Party Apps is at your own risk.
Some of the services made available through the App may be subject to additional third party or open source licensing terms and disclosures.
You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold Access Earth, its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, any related companies, suppliers, licensors and partners, and the officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives of each of them (collectively, the “ Access Earth Entities”) harmless, including costs, liabilities and legal fees, from any claim or demand made by any third party arising out of or relating to (i) your access to or use of the App, (ii) your violation of the Terms, (iii) any products or services purchased or obtained by you in connection with the App, or (iv) the infringement by you, or any third party using your account, of any intellectual property or other right of any person or entity. Access Earth reserves the right, at your expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter for which you are required to indemnify us and you agree to cooperate with our defense of these claims. You agree not to settle any such matter without the prior written consent of Access Earth. Access Earth will use reasonable efforts to notify you of any such claim, action or proceeding upon becoming aware of it.
10. DISCLAIMERS AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY
PLEASE READ THIS SECTION CAREFULLY SINCE IT LIMITS THE LIABILITY OF THE ACCESS EARTH ENTITIES TO YOU. EACH OF THE SUBSECTIONS BELOW ONLY APPLIES UP TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW. NOTHING HEREIN IS INTENDED TO LIMIT ANY RIGHTS YOU MAY HAVE WHICH MAY NOT BE LAWFULLY LIMITED. IF YOU ARE UNSURE ABOUT THIS OR ANY OTHER SECTION OF THESE TERMS, PLEASE CONSULT WITH A LEGAL PROFESSIONAL PRIOR TO ACCESSING OR USING THE APP. BY ACCESSING OR USING THE APP, YOU REPRESENT THAT YOU HAVE READ, UNDERSTOOD, AND AGREE TO THESE TERMS, INCLUDING THIS SECTION. YOU ARE GIVING UP SUBSTANTIAL LEGAL RIGHTS BY AGREEING TO THESE TERMS.
A. THE APP IS MADE AVAILABLE TO YOU ON AN “AS IS”, “WITH ALL FAULTS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS, WITH THE EXPRESS UNDERSTANDING THAT THE ACCESS EARTH ENTITIES MAY NOT MONITOR, CONTROL, OR VET USER CONTENT. AS SUCH, YOUR USE OF THE APP IS AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK. THE ACCESS EARTH ENTITIES MAKE NO CLAIMS OR PROMISES ABOUT THE QUALITY, ACCURACY, OR RELIABILITY OF THE APP, ITS SAFETY OR SECURITY, OR THE APP CONTENT. ACCORDINGLY, THE ACCESS EARTH ENTITIES ARE NOT LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE THAT MIGHT ARISE, FOR EXAMPLE, FROM THE APP’S INOPERABILITY, UNAVAILABILITY OR SECURITY VULNERABILITIES OR FROM YOUR RELIANCE ON THE QUALITY, ACCURACY, OR RELIABILITY OF THE BUSINESS LISTINGS, RATINGS, REVIEWS (INCLUDING THEIR CONTENT, ORDER, AND DISPLAY), OR METRICS FOUND ON, USED ON, OR MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH THE APP.
B. THE ACCESS EARTH ENTITIES MAKE NO CLAIMS OR PROMISES WITH RESPECT TO ANY THIRD PARTY, SUCH AS THE BUSINESSES OR ADVERTISERS LISTED ON THE APP OR THE APP’S USERS. ACCORDINGLY, THE ACCESS EARTH ENTITIES ARE NOT LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE THAT MIGHT ARISE FROM THEIR ACTIONS OR OMISSIONS, INCLUDING, FOR EXAMPLE, IF ANOTHER USER OR BUSINESS MISUSES YOUR CONTENT, IDENTITY OR PERSONAL INFORMATION, OR IF YOU HAVE A NEGATIVE EXPERIENCE WITH ONE OF THE BUSINESSES OR ADVERTISERS LISTED OR FEATURED ON THE APP. YOUR PURCHASE AND USE OF PRODUCTS OR SERVICES OFFERED BY THIRD PARTIES THROUGH THE APP IS AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK.
C. THE ACCESS EARTH ENTITIES EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WARRANTIES AS TO THE PRODUCTS OR SERVICES OFFERED BY BUSINESSES LISTED ON THE APP, AND IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. NO ORAL OR WRITTEN INFORMATION OR ADVICE PROVIDED TO YOU BY A REPRESENTATIVE OF ONE OF THE ACCESS EARTH ENTITIES SHALL CREATE A REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY.
D. YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE RIGHT AND REMEDY IN CASE OF DISSATISFACTION WITH THE APP, RELATED SERVICES, OR ANY OTHER GRIEVANCE SHALL BE YOUR TERMINATION AND DISCONTINUATION OF ACCESS TO, OR USE OF THE APP.
E. THE ACCESS EARTH ENTITIES’ MAXIMUM AGGREGATE LIABILITY TO YOU FOR LOSSES OR DAMAGES THAT YOU SUFFER IN CONNECTION WITH THE APP OR THESE TERMS IS LIMITED TO THE GREATER OF (i) THE AMOUNT PAID, IF ANY, BY YOU TO THE ACCESS EARTH ENTITIES IN CONNECTION WITH THE APP IN THE 12 MONTHS PRIOR TO THE ACTION GIVING RISE TO LIABILITY, OR (ii) EUR 100.
F. THE ACCESS EARTH ENTITIES DISCLAIM LIABILITY FOR ANY (i) INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, RELIANCE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, (ii) LOSS OF PROFITS, (iii) BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, (iv) REPUTATIONAL HARM, OR (v) LOSS OF INFORMATION OR DATA.
11. CHOICE OF LAW AND VENUE
Irish law will govern these Terms, as well as any claim, cause of action or dispute that might arise between you and Access Earth (a “Claim”), without regard to conflict of law provisions. FOR ANY CLAIM BROUGHT BY EITHER PARTY, YOU AGREE TO SUBMIT AND CONSENT TO THE PERSONAL AND EXCLUSIVE JURISDICTION IN, AND THE EXCLUSIVE VENUE OF, THE COURTS OF DUBLIN, IRELAND.
A. You may terminate the Terms at any time by closing your account, discontinuing your use of the App, and providing Access Earth with a notice of termination.
B. We may close your account, suspend your ability to use certain portions of the App, and/or ban you altogether from the App for any or no reason, and without notice or liability of any kind. Any such action could prevent you from accessing your account, the App, Your Content, App Content, or any other related information.
C. In the event of any termination of these Terms, whether by you or us, Sections 1, 5, 6, 10–14 will continue in full force and effect, including our right to use Your Content as detailed in Section 5.
13. GENERAL TERMS
A. We reserve the right to modify, update, or discontinue the App at our sole discretion, at any time, for any or no reason, and without notice or liability.
B. We may provide you with notices, including those regarding changes to the Terms by email, regular mail or communications through the App.
C. Except as otherwise stated in Section 10 above, nothing herein is intended, nor will be deemed, to confer rights or remedies upon any third party.
D. The Terms contain the entire agreement between you and us regarding the use of the App, and supersede any prior agreement between you and us on such subject matter. The parties acknowledge that no reliance is placed on any representation made but not expressly contained in these Terms.
E. Any failure on Access Earth’s part to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Terms does not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. The failure of either party to exercise in any respect any right provided for herein shall not be deemed a waiver of any further rights hereunder.
F. If any provision of the Terms is found to be unenforceable or invalid, then only that provision shall be modified to reflect the parties’ intention or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary so that the Terms shall otherwise remain in full force and effect and enforceable.
G. The Terms, and any rights or obligations hereunder, are not assignable, transferable or sublicensable by you except with Access Earth’s prior written consent, but may be assigned or transferred by us without restriction. Any attempted assignment by you shall violate these Terms and be void.
H. The section titles in the Terms are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect.
Access Earth Limited., Aghanagh, Coneyboro, Lucan Road, Celbridge, Kildare Ireland; CRO no: 570686; Director: M. McCann (IE); Contact, Tel: +353.(0)1.6288382, Fax: +353.(0)1.6288382