Terms of Use

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SNIPS TERMS OF USE (THE TERMS)

Date and version

12 juin 2017

0.1

From

Snips SAS

Address

18 rue Saint Marc, 75002 Paris, France

SAS au capital de 16 746,00 €

RCS

750 953 432 R.C.S. PARIS

Contact:

Phone : +33 7 83 34 26 78

Mail: contact@snips.ai

Service

Platform, Intents and Apps

Software License

Dual License (GPL V3 and ad-hoc license on demand for special needs)

Definitions

The platform is the software written by Snips that’s being embedded in your devicesIntents are the various capabilities that you can build on our self-service website and that you can embed in the platform on your devicesThe Console is the web interface you can use to build intents for the platform apps are the combination of intents and client code that execute something following the parsing of the intentAn Assistant is the set of apps and intents that runs on the platform and that you interact with

Service License

Non-exclusive, worldwide, personal, non-transferable, non-assignable, non-sublicensable, royalty-free license in the manner permitted by the Terms

Cost

Platform: Free for non-commercial Console: Free for non-commercial Intents: Free for non-commercial use Apps: Free for non-commercial use, or any other license when mentioned otherwise

Definition of non-commercial use

Usage outside of a commercial product or service, regardless of whether such product or service is made available for free or for a cost. Snips is only free to use for individual projects, company prototypes and other use cases that don't result in a distributed, advertized or branded product or service. For commercial use, Snips charges a fee per device. Please contact support@snips.ai for more information regarding commercial licenses.

Website

https://snips.ai

Integration

Your responsibility

Availability of the Platform

Your responsibility (it runs on your hardware)

Availability of the Console

Under 99%

Support

None (free)

Snips Liability

None (free)

Snips LCEN Liability

Intermediary (Hosting)

1. Use of the Service is Subject to these Terms

The Snips Service comprises the Platform, Intents and Apps. Snips reserves the right to make changes to these Terms from time to time. When these changes are made, Snips will make a new copy of the Terms available on their website. You understand and agree that if you use the Service after the date on which the Terms have changed, Snips will treat your use as acceptance of the updated Terms. If a modification is unacceptable to you, you may terminate this agreement by ceasing use of the Service.

2. Accepting the Terms

2.1. Using the Service. In order to use the Service and download Intents and the Player, you must agree to the Terms by using the Service. You understand and agree that Snips will treat your use of the Service as acceptance of the Terms from that point onwards.

2.2 Legal restrictions. You may not use the Service and may not accept the Terms if you are a person barred from using the Service under any law

2.3 Authority to Accept the Terms. You represent that you have full power, capacity, and authority to accept these Terms. If you are accepting on behalf of your employer or another entity, you represent that you have full legal authority to bind your employer or such entity to these Terms. If you don't have the legal authority to bind, please ensure that an authorized person from your entity consents to and accepts these Terms.

3. Privacy and Personal Information

3.1 Snips Privacy Policy. Snips puts privacy first in all their products and abides by the Privacy Policy available on Snips website. As such, no sensitive information such as your voice or content of your queries will be stored or processed by our servers. We only store information relative to your user account after you signup, such as your email address. If you decide to opt-in to analytics and help make snips better, Snips will collect anonymous usage statistics, without linking them to your account.

3.2 Your Privacy Policy. In order to use the Service, you must post and abide by an appropriate privacy policy in Implementation.

3.3 Applicable Privacy Laws. You will comply with all applicable laws relating to the collection of information from visitors to your use of the Service.

4. Changes to the Service

Snips can renounce and make changes to the Service or to part of it at anytime and without any notice.

5. Permitted Uses

You will use the Service only for purposes that:

  • are permitted by the Terms (including Licenses);

  • are permitted by any applicable law or third-party contract in the relevant jurisdictions;

  • comply with all applicable policies or guidelines made available by Snips, including the Service technical documentation.

6. Trademark license from Snips to You

Subject to these Terms, Snips gives you a non-exclusive, worldwide, personal, non-transferable, non-assignable, non-sublicensable, royalty-free license to display Snips Trademark solely for the purposes of (i) promoting or advertising your authorized use of the Service in accordance with these Terms and (ii) fulfilling your obligations under the Terms.

In using Snips Trademark, you will not:

  • display Snips Trademark in any manner that implies a relationship or affiliation with, sponsorship, or endorsement by Snips (other than your use of the Service), or that can be reasonably interpreted to suggest editorial content has been authored by, or represents the views or opinions of, Snips or its personnel;

  • display Snips Trademark in your Implementation of the Service if it contains or display adult content or promote illegal activities, gambling, or the sale of tobacco or alcohol to persons under 21 years of age;

  • have the Snips logo as the largest logo in your communication

  • display the Snips Trademark as the most prominent element in your communication

  • display the Snips Trademark Feature in a manner that is misleading, defamatory, infringing, libelous, disparaging, obscene, or otherwise objectionable to Snips;

  • use the Snips Trademark to disparage Snips or the Service;

  • display the Snips Trademark Feature in any way that violate any law or regulation; or

  • remove, distort, or alter any element of the Snips Trademark or logo (including squeezing, stretching, inverting, or discoloring).

Except as stated in these Terms, nothing grants or will be deemed to grant you any right, title, or interest in the Snips Trademark. Your use of the Snips Trademark (including any goodwill associated with it) will inure to Snips benefit. During and after the Term, and to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, you will not challenge or assist others to challenge Snips Trademark (or its registration by Snips), and you will not attempt to register any Trademark (including domain names) that are confusingly similar to Snips in any way (including in sound, appearance, or spelling).

You will not remove, obscure, or alter any proprietary rights notices (including copyright and trademark notices, Terms of Use links, or Trademark) displayed or provided through the Service. Snips reserves the sole right and discretion to determine whether your use of the Service, Content, and Trademark complies with these Terms.

7. Terminating this Agreement

The Terms will continue to apply until terminated by either you or Snips as described below.

You may terminate your legal agreement with Snips by stopping to use the Service from withing Implementation and discontinuing your use of the Service at any time. You do not need to specifically inform Snips when you stop using the Service.

Snips reserves the right to terminate these Terms or discontinue the Service, or any portion or feature of the Service, for any reason and at any time without liability or other obligation to you.

When this legal agreement comes to an end, those Terms that by their nature are intended to continue indefinitely will continue to apply.

8. EXCLUSION OF WARRANTIES

NOTHING IN THESE TERMS WILL EXCLUDE OR LIMIT SNIPS WARRANTY OR LIABILITY FOR LOSSES THAT MAY NOT BE LAWFULLY EXCLUDED OR LIMITED BY APPLICABLE LAW. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OR THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR CERTAIN TYPES OF LOSS OR DAMAGES. ACCORDINGLY, ONLY THE LIMITATIONS THAT ARE LAWFUL IN YOUR JURISDICTION WILL APPLY TO YOU, AND SNIPS LIABILITY WILL BE LIMITED TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK AND THAT THE SERVICE IS PROVIDED "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE."

IN PARTICULAR, SNIPS, ITS SUBSIDIARIES AND AFFILIATES, AND ITS LICENSORS AND THEIR SUPPLIERS, DO NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT TO YOU THAT:

  • THE SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS;

  • THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE;

  • THE SERVICE WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE; AND

  • DEFECTS IN THE OPERATION OR FUNCTIONALITY OF ANY SOFTWARE PROVIDED TO YOU AS PART OF THE SERVICE WILL BE CORRECTED.

ANY ELEMENT OBTAINED THROUGH THE SERVICE IS AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR OTHER DEVICE, LOSS OF DATA, OR ANY OTHER DAMAGE OR INJURY THAT RESULTS FROM DOWNLOADING OR USING ANY SUCH CONTENT.

NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM SNIPS, OR THROUGH OR FROM THE SERVICE OR CONTENT, WILL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THE TERMS.

SNIPS, ITS LICENSORS, AND THEIR SUPPLIERS FURTHER EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.

9. LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY

YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT, TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, SNIPS, ITS SUBSIDIARIES, AND AFFILIATES, AND SNIPS LICENSORS AND THEIR SUPPLIERS, WILL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR:

  • ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES THAT MAY BE INCURRED BY YOU, HOWEVER CAUSED AND UNDER ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY (INCLUDING CONTRACT, TORT, COMMON LAW, OR STATUTORY DAMAGES); ANY LOSS OF REVENUES OR PROFIT (WHETHER INCURRED DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY); ANY LOSS OF GOODWILL OR BUSINESS REPUTATION; ANY LOSS OF DATA; ANY COST TO PROCURE SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES; OR ANY INTANGIBLE LOSS; OR

  • ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE AS A RESULT OF:

    • ANY RELIANCE PLACED BY YOU ON THE COMPLETENESS, ACCURACY, OR EXISTENCE OF ANY ADVERTISING, OR AS A RESULT OF ANY RELATIONSHIP OR TRANSACTION BETWEEN YOU AND ANY ADVERTISER OR SPONSOR WHOSE ADVERTISING APPEARS ON SNIPS SERVICE;

    • ANY CHANGES THAT SNIPS MAY MAKE TO THE SERVICE, OR ANY PERMANENT OR TEMPORARY DISCONTINUATION OF THE SERVICE (OR ANY FEATURES WITHIN THE SERVICE);

    • THE DELETION OR CORRUPTION OF, OR FAILURE TO STORE, ANY DATA MAINTAINED OR TRANSMITTED BY OR THROUGH YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE;

    • YOUR FAILURE TO PROVIDE SNIPS WITH ACCURATE ACCOUNT INFORMATION; OR

    • YOUR FAILURE TO KEEP YOUR PASSWORD OR ACCOUNT DETAILS SECURE AND CONFIDENTIAL;

    • THE USE OF APPS AND / OR INTENTS THAT WERE NOT BEING DIRECTLY DEVELOPED BY SNIPS AND THAT ARE PROVIDED AS-IS).

THE LIMITATIONS ON SNIPS LIABILITY WILL APPLY WHETHER OR NOT SNIPS, ITS SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, LICENSORS OR THEIR SUPPLIERS HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF OR SHOULD HAVE BEEN AWARE OF THE POSSIBILITY OF ANY SUCH LOSSES OR DAMAGES.

10. Indemnities

You will defend and indemnify Snips and its affiliates, directors, officers, employees, strategic partners, licensors, and their suppliers (the "Indemnified Parties") against all liabilities, damages, losses, costs, fees (including legal fees), and expenses relating to any allegation or third-party legal proceeding to the extent arising from:

  • your use of the Service or the Content in breach of the Terms or applicable policies;

  • your Implementation of the Service, including any claim that your Implementation infringes a third party’s rights or violates applicable law; or

  • your Content.

You will cooperate as fully as reasonably required in the defense of any allegation or third-party legal proceeding. Snips reserves the right, at its own expense, to assume the exclusive control and defense of any indemnified matter.

11. General Legal Terms

Snips may provide you with notices, including those regarding changes to the Terms, by email, regular mail, or postings on the Service.

Snips may assign any part of this agreement without written consent.

Snips will not be treated as having waived any rights by not exercising (or delaying the exercise of) any rights under these Terms. A waiver will be effective only if Snips expressly states in a writing signed by an authorized representative that Snips is waiving a specified Term.

Snips affiliates and the Indemnified Parties are third-party beneficiaries to the Terms and are entitled to directly enforce, and rely on, any Terms that confer a right or benefit to them. There are no other third-party beneficiaries to the Terms.

These Terms set out all terms agreed between the parties and supersede all other agreements between the parties relating to its subject matter.

If any term (or part of a term) of these Terms is invalid, illegal or unenforceable, the rest of the Terms will remain in effect.

You understand and agree that damages for improper use of the Service may be irreparable; therefore, Snips is entitled to seek equitable relief, including injunctions in any jurisdiction, in addition to all other remedies it may have.

If these Terms are translated into any other language, and there is a discrepancy between the English text and the translated text, the English text will govern.

ALL CLAIMS ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THESE TERMS OR ANY RELATED SNIPS SERVICES WILL BE GOVERNED BY FRENCH LAW, EXCLUDING FRENCH CONFLICT OF LAWS RULES, AND WILL BE LITIGATED EXCLUSIVELY IN THE COURTS OF PARIS, FRANCE; THE PARTIES CONSENT TO PERSONAL JURISDICTION IN THOSE COURTS.