PLEASE READ THIS AGREEMENT CAREFULLY TO ENSURE THAT YOU UNDERSTAND EACH PROVISION. THIS AGREEMENT CONTAINS A MANDATORY ARBITRATION OF DISPUTES PROVISION THAT REQUIRES THE USE OF ARBITRATION ON AN INDIVIDUAL BASIS TO RESOLVE DISPUTES, RATHER THAN JURY TRIALS OR CLASS ACTIONS. BY ACCESSING OR USING THE SERVICE, YOU INDICATE YOUR CONSENT TO THIS AGREEMENT.
1. Use of the Service
You may use the Service only if you can form a binding contract with WhereAbout (BVBA DUDO), and only in compliance with this Agreement and all applicable local, state, national, and international laws, rules and regulations. Anyone under 14 is strictly prohibited from creating an account for the Service. In addition, anyone under 14 may only accept invitations from parents / legal guardians to join their account. The Service is not available to any Users previously removed from the Service by us.
B. Service Rules
You agree not to engage in any of the following prohibited activities: (i) copying, distributing, or disclosing any part of the Service in any medium, including without limitation by any automated or non-automated “scraping”; (ii) using any automated system, including without limitation “robots,” “spiders,” “offline readers,” etc., to access the Service in a manner that sends more request messages to the WhereAbout (BVBA DUDO) servers than a human can reasonably produce in the same period of time by using a conventional on-line web browser; (iii) transmitting spam, chain letters, or other unsolicited email; (iv) attempting to interfere with, compromise the system integrity or security or decipher any transmissions to or from the servers running the Service; (v) taking any action that imposes, or may impose at our sole discretion an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure; (vi) uploading invalid data, viruses, worms, or other software agents through the Service; (vii) collecting or harvesting any personally identifiable information, including account names, from the Service; (viii) using the Service for any commercial solicitation purposes; (ix) impersonating another person or otherwise misrepresenting your affiliation with a person or entity, conducting fraud, hiding or attempting to hide your identity; (x) interfering with the proper working of the Service; (xi) accessing any content on the Service through any technology or means other than those provided or authorized by the Service; or (xii) bypassing the measures we may use to prevent or restrict access to the Service, including without limitation features that prevent or restrict use or copying of any content or enforce limitations on use of the Service or the content therein.
C. License to Use the Service
Subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement, you are hereby granted a non-exclusive, limited, non-transferable, freely revocable license to use the Service for your personal, noncommercial use only and as permitted by the features of the Service. WhereAbout (BVBA DUDO) reserves all rights not expressly granted herein in the Service and the WhereAbout (BVBA DUDO) Content (as defined below). WhereAbout (BVBA DUDO) may terminate this license at any time for any reason or no reason.
Accounts that you are able to establish with the Service give you access to the services and functionality that we may establish and maintain from time to time and in our sole discretion.
You may never use another User’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. We encourage you to use “strong” passwords (passwords that use a combination of upper and lower-case letters, numbers and symbols) with your account. You must notify us immediately of any breach of security or unauthorized use of your account. WhereAbout (BVBA DUDO) will not be liable for any losses caused by any unauthorized use of your account.
You may control your User profile and how you interact with the Service by changing settings that are made available to you.
2. Service Availability and Our Right to Terminate
We may, without prior notice, change the Service; stop providing the Service or features of the Service, to you or to Users generally; or create usage limits for the Service. We may permanently or temporarily terminate or suspend your access to the Service without notice and liability for any reason, including if in our sole determination you violate any provision of this Agreement, or for no reason. Upon termination for any reason or no reason, you continue to be bound by this Agreement. You are responsible for all the mobile data usage resulting from the use of Service. Consult your mobile operator concerning your plan, data rate charges and limits. You are solely responsible for your interactions with other Users. We reserve the right, but have no obligation, to monitor disputes between you and other Users. WhereAbout (BVBA DUDO) shall have no liability for your interactions with other Users, or for any User’s action or inaction.
3. User Content
Some areas of the Service allow Users to post content such as profile information, comments, questions, and other content or information (any such content a User submits, posts, displays, creates, or affirmatively chooses to make available on the Service is “User Content”). User Content does not include information about your phone or device. We claim no ownership rights over User Content created by you. The User Content you create remains yours; however, by sharing User Content through the Service, you agree to the User Content License Grant below, and to allow others to view, edit, and/or share your User Content in accordance with your settings and this Agreement. WhereAbout (BVBA DUDO) has the right (but not the obligation) in its sole discretion to remove any User Content that is shared via the Service.
You agree not to post or transmit User Content that: (i) may create a risk of harm, loss, physical or mental injury, emotional distress, death, disability, disfigurement, or physical or mental illness to you, to any other person, or to any animal; (ii) may create a risk of any other loss or damage to any person or property; (iii) seeks to harm or exploit children by exposing them to inappropriate content, asking for personally identifiable details or otherwise; (iv) may constitute or contribute to a crime or tort; (v) contains any information or content that we deem to be unlawful, harmful, abusive, racially or ethnically offensive, defamatory, infringing, invasive of personal privacy or publicity rights, harassing, humiliating to other people (publicly or otherwise), libelous, threatening, profane, or otherwise objectionable; (vi) contains any information or content that is illegal (including, without limitation, the disclosure of insider information under securities law or of another party’s trade secrets); (vii) contains any information or content that you do not have a right to make available under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships; (viii) contains any information or content that you know is not correct and current; (ix) violates any school or other applicable policy, including those related to cheating or ethics; (x) interferes with other Users of the Service including, without limitation, disrupting the normal flow of dialogue in an interactive area of the Service and deleting or revising any content posted by another person or entity; (xi) except where expressly permitted, post or transmit charity requests, petitions for signatures, franchise arrangements, distributorship arrangements, sales representative agency arrangements or other business opportunities (including offers of employment or contracting arrangements), club memberships, chain letters or letters relating to pyramid schemes, any advertising or promotional materials or any other solicitation of other users to use goods or services except in those areas (e.g., a classified bulletin board) that are designated for such purpose. You agree that any employment or other relationship you form or attempt to form with an employer, employee, or contractor whom you contact through areas of the Service that may be designated for that purpose is between you and that employer, employee, or contractor alone, and not with us. You may not copy or use personal identifying or business contact information about other Users without their permission. You agree that any User Content that you post do not and will not violate third-party rights of any kind, including without limitation any Intellectual Property Rights (as defined below) or rights of privacy. WhereAbout (BVBA DUDO) reserves the right, but is not obligated, to reject and/or remove any User Content that WhereAbout (BVBA DUDO) believes, in its sole discretion, violates these provisions.
For the purposes of this Agreement, “Intellectual Property Rights” means all patent rights, copyright rights, mask work rights, moral rights, rights of publicity, trademark, trade dress and service mark rights, goodwill, trade secret rights and other intellectual property rights as may now exist or hereafter come into existence, and all applications therefore and registrations, renewals and extensions thereof, under the laws of any state, country, territory or other jurisdiction.
In connection with your User Content, you affirm, represent and warrant the following:
A. You have the consent of each and every identifiable natural person in the User Content to use such person’s name or likeness in the manner contemplated by the Service and this Agreement, and each such person has released you from any liability that may arise in relation to such use.
B. Your User Content and WhereAbout (BVBA DUDO)’s use thereof as contemplated by this Agreement and the Service will not violate any law or infringe any rights of any third party, including but not limited to any Intellectual Property Rights and privacy rights. WhereAbout (BVBA DUDO) takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for any User Content that you or any other User or third-party posts or sends over the Service. You shall be solely responsible for your User Content and the consequences of posting or publishing it, and you agree that we are only acting as a passive conduit for your online distribution and publication of your User Content. You understand and agree that you may be exposed to User Content that is inaccurate, objectionable, inappropriate for children, or otherwise unsuited to your purpose, and you agree that WhereAbout (BVBA DUDO) shall not be liable for any damages you allege to incur as a result of User Content.
4. User Content License Grant
By posting any User Content on the Service, you expressly grant, and you represent and warrant that you have all rights necessary to grant, to WhereAbout (BVBA DUDO) a royalty-free, sub licensable, transferable, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive, worldwide license to use, reproduce, modify, publish, list information regarding, edit, translate, distribute, syndicate, publicly perform, publicly display, and make derivative works of all such User Content and your name, voice, and/or likeness as contained in your User Content, in whole or in part, and in any form, media or technology, whether now known or hereafter developed, for use in connection with the Service and for our commercial, marketing, advertising, and other purposes.
5. Mobile Software
A. Mobile Software.
As part of the Service, we make available software and/or applications designed for mobile devices (“Mobile Software”). To use the Mobile Software, you must have a mobile device that is compatible with the Mobile Software. WhereAbout (BVBA DUDO) does not warrant that the Mobile Software will be compatible with your mobile device. WhereAbout (BVBA DUDO) hereby grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, revocable license to use a compiled code copy of the Mobile Software for one WhereAbout (BVBA DUDO) account owned or leased solely by you, for your personal use. You may not: (i) modify, disassemble, decompile or reverse engineer the Mobile Software, except to the extent that such restriction is expressly prohibited by law; (ii) rent, lease, loan, resell, sublicense, distribute or otherwise transfer the Mobile Software to any third party or use the Mobile Software to provide time sharing or similar services for any third party; (iii) make any copies of the Mobile Software; (iv) remove, circumvent, disable, damage or otherwise interfere with security-related features of the Mobile Software, features that prevent or restrict use or copying of any content accessible through the Mobile Software, or features that enforce limitations on use of the Mobile Software; or (v) delete the copyright and other proprietary rights notices on the Mobile Software. You acknowledge that WhereAbout (BVBA DUDO) may from time to time issue upgraded versions of the Mobile Software and may automatically electronically upgrade the version of the Mobile Software that you are using on your mobile device. You consent to such automatic upgrading on your mobile device and agree that the terms and conditions of this Agreement will apply to all such upgrades.
B. Mobile Software from iTunes.
The following applies to any Mobile Software you acquire from the iTunes Store (“iTunes-Sourced Software”): You acknowledge and agree that this Agreement is solely between you and WhereAbout (BVBA DUDO), not Apple, and that Apple has no responsibility for the iTunes-Sourced Software or content thereof. Your use of the iTunes-Sourced Software must comply with the App Store Terms of Service. You acknowledge that Apple has no obligation whatsoever to furnish any maintenance and support services with respect to the iTunes-Sourced Software. In the event of any failure of the iTunes-Sourced Software to conform to any applicable warranty, you may notify Apple, and Apple will refund the purchase price for the iTunes-Sourced Software to you; to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, Apple will have no other warranty obligation whatsoever with respect to the iTunes-Sourced Software, and any other claims, losses, liabilities, damages, costs or expenses attributable to any failure to conform to any warranty will be solely governed by this Agreement and any law applicable to WhereAbout (BVBA DUDO) as provider of the software. You acknowledge that Apple is not responsible for addressing any claims of you or any third party relating to the iTunes-Sourced Software or your possession and/or use of the iTunes-Sourced Software, including, but not limited to: (i) product liability claims; (ii) any claim that the iTunes-Sourced Software fails to conform to any applicable legal or regulatory requirement; and (iii) claims arising under consumer protection or similar legislation; and all such claims are governed solely by this Agreement and any law applicable to WhereAbout (BVBA DUDO) as provider of the software. You acknowledge that, in the event of any third-party claim that the iTunes-Sourced Software or your possession and use of that iTunes-Sourced Software infringes that third party’s intellectual property rights, WhereAbout (BVBA DUDO), not Apple, will be solely responsible for the investigation, defense, settlement and discharge of any such intellectual property infringement claim to the extent required by this Agreement. You and WhereAbout (BVBA DUDO) acknowledge and agree that Apple, and Apple’s subsidiaries, are third party beneficiaries of this Agreement as relates to your license of the iTunes-Sourced Software, and that, upon your acceptance of the terms and conditions of this Agreement, Apple will have the right (and will be deemed to have accepted the right) to enforce this Agreement as relates to your license of the iTunes-Sourced Software against you as a third party beneficiary thereof.
6. Our Communications with You
By providing WhereAbout (BVBA DUDO) your email address you consent to our using the email address to send you Service-related notices, including any notices required by law, in lieu of communication by postal mail. We may also use your email address to send you other messages, such as changes to features of the Service and special offers. If you do not want to receive promotional email messages, you may opt out by unsubscribing from such email communications from WhereAbout (BVBA DUDO). Opting out may prevent you from receiving email messages regarding updates, improvements, or offers.
7. Our Proprietary Rights
Except for your User Content, the Service and all materials and information therein or transferred thereby, including, without limitation, information about your phone or device, or data that is otherwise generated, collected or transmitted through use of the Service or Mobile Software, software, images, text, graphics, illustrations, logos, patents, trademarks, service marks, copyrights, photographs, audio, videos, music, and User Content belonging to other Users (the “WhereAbout (BVBA DUDO) Content”), and all Intellectual Property Rights related thereto, are the exclusive property of WhereAbout (BVBA DUDO) and its licensors (including other Users who post User Content to the Service). Except as explicitly provided herein, nothing in this Agreement shall be deemed to create a license in or under any such Intellectual Property Rights, and you agree not to sell, license, rent, modify, distribute, copy, reproduce, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, publish, adapt, edit or create derivative works from any WhereAbout (BVBA DUDO) Content. Use of the WhereAbout (BVBA DUDO) Content for any purpose not expressly permitted by this Agreement is strictly prohibited.
You may choose to, or we may invite you to submit comments or ideas about the Service, including without limitation about how to improve the Service or our products (“Ideas”). By submitting any Idea, you agree that your disclosure is gratuitous, unsolicited and without restriction and will not place WhereAbout (BVBA DUDO) under any fiduciary or other obligation, and that we are free to use the Idea without any additional compensation to you, and/or to disclose the Idea on a non-confidential basis or otherwise to anyone. You further acknowledge that, by acceptance of your submission, WhereAbout (BVBA DUDO) does not waive any rights to use similar or related ideas previously known to WhereAbout (BVBA DUDO), or developed by its employees, or obtained from sources other than you.
8. Features of the Service
The Service includes a number of features which may or may not be available to you depending on which features you elect and, where required, pay or subscribe to use. Some of the Service features require Mobile Software to be installed on the devices that the features apply to. This section identifies some of the types of features that are part of the Service, and that may be available for you to use or pay or subscribe to use, along with important information about those features.
9. Location Information Features.
There are features that are designed to collect and share location information, about you and other individuals who use the Service. These features require the corresponding Mobile Software to be installed on the device for which location data will be provided, and the features may not work if the corresponding settings to allow the collection and sharing of information and location information are not enabled. In addition, the features may not work for a variety of reasons, such as if the device that the Mobile Software is installed on is not powered on and connected to the wireless service provider’s network (e.g., it will not work if the phone is connected to a wi-fi network), if location services are turned off, if the Service is not being used or is blocked on the device, etc.
If you use features designed to collect and share location information, the Service will periodically access and collect information about your device and location (such information will be WhereAbout (BVBA DUDO) Content under this Agreement). By using the features designed to collect and share information, you represent and warrant that you have consented, to use the service and to allow it to access and collect such information.
10. Additional Policies and Information About the Service and Service Features
This section contains additional policies and information about the Service and Service features including geographic coverage information, billing policies, and pricing and payment terms.
A. Geographic Coverage.
The Service is designed for residents of the contiguous Belgium, The Netherlands, though some features of the Service may not work in areas outside the wireless service coverage area for the phone that the Mobile Software is installed on.
B. Billing Policies.
If you elect to use features of the Service that have charges or subscriptions (“Subscription Features”) you agree to the pricing and payment terms and that we may update them from time to time. WhereAbout (BVBA DUDO) may add new features for additional fees and charges, or amend fees and charges for existing services, at any time in its sole discretion. Any change to our pricing or payment terms shall become effective in the billing cycle following notice of such change to you as provided in this Agreement.
C. Pricing and Payment Terms
i. Subscription/access fees are payable in advance.
All subscription and access charges for the Subscription Features are payable in advance. WhereAbout (BVBA DUDO) is not responsible for any charges or expenses you incur resulting from charges billed by WhereAbout (BVBA DUDO) in accordance with this Agreement (e.g. overdrawn accounts, exceeding credit card limit, etc.). By providing a credit card number or other payment method with advance authorization features (e.g. some PayPal accounts, or in-app payments such as from third parties like Apple or Google), you authorize WhereAbout (BVBA DUDO) to continue charging the payment method for all charges due WhereAbout (BVBA DUDO) until your account is settled and your subscription is terminated by either you or WhereAbout (BVBA DUDO). WhereAbout (BVBA DUDO) reserves the right to limit the number of accounts that may be charged to a credit card or other payment or identification method per unique user.
ii. Subscription accounts may have a trial period.
After initial registration of certain Subscription Features, you may be given an initial trial period beginning with your first login to your account. You may cancel your account at any time during the trial. If you want to change your account type, you may do so at any time (either before or after the trial period). You are limited to one trial per person (credit card or other unique payment or identification method) for any 12-month period. If you do not cancel your account during the trial, you will be charged based on the account type you selected during registration. To cancel a subscription to a Subscription Feature at any time, send an email to email@example.com.
iii. Payment methods.
WhereAbout (BVBA DUDO) accepts credit and debit cards issued through VISA, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover. WhereAbout (BVBA DUDO) also accepts in-app payments such as from third parties like Apple or Google. WhereAbout (BVBA DUDO) requires that you provide the security code for your debit or credit card to help protect against the unauthorized use of your card by other persons. The security code is an individual three- or four-digit number specific to your card that may be printed on the face of your card above the embossed account number (if American Express), or on the back of your card, on the signature panel (if Visa, or MasterCard). In the event that WhereAbout (BVBA DUDO) is unable to charge the card you have provided (e.g., expired credit card), WhereAbout (BVBA DUDO) will send you a notice to update your card information. You will have a 14-day grace period to update your billing information. If the account is not updated within the 14-day grace period, WhereAbout (BVBA DUDO) will terminate your subscription.
iv. Pricing Changes
Prices for Subscription Features may change from time to time, in WhereAbout (BVBA DUDO)’s sole discretion. If they do, and you currently have Subscription Features, WhereAbout (BVBA DUDO) will provide you with notice of the change through the Service or in email to you, at WhereAbout (BVBA DUDO)’s option, at least 30 days before the change is to take effect. Your continued use of the Subscription Features after price changes become effective constitutes your agreement to pay the changed amount. If you do not agree to the new prices, please follow the instructions in the “Closing Your Account” section below. You (and not WhereAbout (BVBA DUDO)) are responsible for any charges or fees payable to third parties in connection with the Service, such as ambulances and other emergency responders.
D. No Refunds.
You may cancel your account at any time; however, there are no refunds for any unused time on a subscription, any license or subscription fees for any portion of the Service, any content or data associated with your account, or for anything else. Upon cancelling any Subscription Features, your subscription will be valid until your paid period is completed.
E. Payment Information; Taxes.
All information that you provide in connection with a purchase or transaction or other monetary transaction interaction with the Service must be accurate, complete, and current. You agree to pay all charges incurred by users of your credit card, debit card, or other payment method used in connection with a purchase or transaction or other monetary transaction interaction with the Service at the prices in effect when such charges are incurred. You will pay any applicable taxes, if any, relating to any such purchases, transactions or other monetary transaction interactions.
F. Battery Usage
Use of the Service or Service features that require the use of Mobile Software may use a significant amount of power from the battery of any device that the Mobile Software is installed on. You may wish to limit your use of these or other services on your device to the times when they are necessary (e.g., you may want to turn off certain Service features when you are not driving, or you may want to turn off other applications and services when you are driving), or where possible, you might wish to keep your phone plugged into a power source.
8. Closing Your Account
You may cancel your Subscription Features at any time. To cancel your Subscription Features, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (+32)468149425. If you send an email, include your name, the email address you registered with, and a phone number where you can be reached. In general, your account will be canceled within 5 business days of your cancelation request.
9. No Professional Advice
If the Service provides professional information (e.g. medical or legal), such information is for informational purposes only and should not be construed as professional advice. No action should be taken based upon any information contained in the Service. You should seek independent professional advice from a person who is licensed and/or qualified in the applicable area.
WhereAbout (BVBA DUDO) cares about the integrity and security of your personal information. However, we cannot guarantee that unauthorized third parties will never be able to defeat our security measures or use your personal information for improper purposes. You acknowledge that you provide your personal information at your own risk.
12. Third-Party Links
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless WhereAbout (BVBA DUDO) and its subsidiaries, agents, licensors, managers, and other affiliated companies, and their employees, contractors, agents, officers and directors, 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, including any data or content transmitted or received by you; (ii) your violation of any term of this Agreement, including without limitation your breach of any of the representations and warranties herein; (iii) your violation of any third-party right, including without limitation any right of privacy or Intellectual Property Rights; (iv) your violation of any applicable law, rule or regulation; (v) any claim for damages that arise as a result of any of your User Content or any User Content or other information that is submitted via your account; or (vi) any other party’s access and use of the Service with your unique username, password or other appropriate security code.
14. No Warranty
THE SERVICE IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. USE OF THE SERVICE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, THE SERVICE IS PROVIDED WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, PRIVACY, SECURITY, ACCURACY, TIMELINESS, QUALITY, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM WHEREABOUT (BVBA DUDO) OR THROUGH THE SERVICE WILL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED HEREIN. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, WHEREABOUT (BVBA DUDO), ITS SUBSIDIARIES, ITS AFFILIATES, AND ITS LICENSORS DO NOT WARRANT THAT: (I) THE SERVICE OR RESULTS THAT ARE OBTAINED FROM USE OF THE SERVICE (E.G., DATA, INFORMATION, LOCATION, CRASH DETECTION OR REPORTING, EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE, ETC.)WILL BE ACCURATE, RELIABLE, ERROR-FREE OR CORRECT; (II) THE SERVICE OR RESULTS THAT ARE OBTAINED FROM USE OF THE SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS; (III) THE SERVICE WILL BE AVAILABLE AT ANY PARTICULAR TIME OR LOCATION, TIMELY, UNINTERRUPTED OR SECURE; (IV) ANY DEFECTS OR ERRORS WILL BE CORRECTED; OR (V) THE SERVICE IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. ANY CONTENT DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE SERVICE IS DOWNLOADED AT YOUR OWN RISK AND YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR MOBILE DEVICE OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM SUCH DOWNLOAD OR YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE.
WHEREABOUT (BVBA DUDO) DOES NOT WARRANT, ENDORSE, GUARANTEE, OR ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY PRODUCT OR SERVICE ADVERTISED OR OFFERED BY A THIRD PARTY THROUGH THE SERVICE OR ANY HYPERLINKED WEBSITE OR SERVICE, AND WHEREABOUT (BVBA DUDO) WILL NOT BE A PARTY TO OR IN ANY WAY MONITOR ANY TRANSACTION BETWEEN YOU AND THIRD-PARTY PROVIDERS OF PRODUCTS OR SERVICES.
Some states do not allow for the disclaimer of certain warranties, so the disclaimers above may not apply to you.
15. Limitation of Liability
TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL WHEREABOUT (BVBA DUDO), ITS AFFILIATES, AGENTS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, SUPPLIERS OR LICENSORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES, THAT RESULT FROM THE USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THIS SERVICE. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL WHEREABOUT (BVBA DUDO) BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE, LOSS OR INJURY RESULTING FROM HACKING, TAMPERING OR OTHER UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS OR USE OF THE SERVICE OR YOUR ACCOUNT OR THE INFORMATION CONTAINED THEREIN. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, WHEREABOUT (BVBA DUDO) ASSUMES NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY (I) ERRORS, OMISSIONS, MISTAKES, OR INACCURACIES FROM THE SERVICE OR RESULTS THAT ARE OBTAINED FROM USE OF THE SERVICE (E.G., DATA, INFORMATION, LOCATION, CRASH DETECTION OR REPORTING, EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE, ETC.); (II) PERSONAL INJURY, DEATH, OR PROPERTY DAMAGE, OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER, RESULTING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO OR USE OF OUR SERVICE; (III) ANY UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR USE OF OUR SERVERS AND/OR ANY AND ALL PERSONAL INFORMATION STORED THEREIN; (IV) ANY INTERRUPTION OR CESSATION OF TRANSMISSION TO OR FROM THE SERVICE; (V) ANY BUGS, VIRUSES, TROJAN HORSES, OR THE LIKE THAT MAY BE TRANSMITTED TO OR THROUGH OUR SERVICE BY ANY THIRD PARTY; (VI) ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN ANY CONTENT OR FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE INCURRED AS A RESULT OF THE USE OF ANY CONTENT POSTED, EMAILED, TRANSMITTED, OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SERVICE; (VII) USER CONTENT OR THE DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE, OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY; AND/OR (VIII) ANY ACTION OR INACTION OF THIRD PARTIES. IN NO EVENT SHALL WHEREABOUT (BVBA DUDO), ITS AFFILIATES, AGENTS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, SUPPLIERS, OR LICENSORS BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY USER FOR ANY CLAIMS, PROCEEDINGS, LIABILITIES, OBLIGATIONS, DAMAGES, LOSSES OR COSTS IN AN AMOUNT EXCEEDING THE AMOUNT YOU PAID TO WHEREABOUT (BVBA DUDO) HEREUNDER IN THE SIX MONTHS PRIOR TO THE EVENT GIVING RISE TO THE LIABILITY, OR $100.00, WHICHEVER IS GREATER.
THIS LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SECTION APPLIES WHETHER THE ALLEGED LIABILITY IS BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY, OR ANY OTHER BASIS, EVEN IF WHEREABOUT (BVBA DUDO) HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE. THE FOREGOING LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SHALL APPLY TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW IN THE APPLICABLE JURISDICTION.
SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. THIS AGREEMENT GIVES YOU SPECIFIC LEGAL RIGHTS, AND YOU MAY ALSO HAVE OTHER RIGHTS WHICH VARY FROM STATE TO STATE. THE DISCLAIMERS, EXCLUSIONS, AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY UNDER THIS AGREEMENT WILL NOT APPLY TO THE EXTENT PROHIBITED BY APPLICABLE LAW.
The Service is controlled and operated from facilities in the United States. WhereAbout (BVBA DUDO) 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 entirely responsible for compliance with all applicable United States and local laws and regulations, including but not limited to export and import regulations. You may not use the Service if you are a resident of a country embargoed by the United States, or are a foreign person or entity blocked or denied by the United States government. Unless otherwise explicitly stated, all materials found on the Service are solely directed to individuals, companies, or other entities located in the United States.
15. Governing Law and Arbitration
A. Governing Law.
You agree that: (i) the Service shall be deemed solely based in Belgium; and (ii) the Service shall be deemed a passive one that does not give rise to personal jurisdiction over WhereAbout (BVBA DUDO), either specific or general, in jurisdictions other than Belgium. This Agreement shall be governed by the internal substantive laws of Belgium, without respect to its conflict of laws principles. The parties acknowledge that this Agreement evidences a transaction involving interstate commerce. Notwithstanding the preceding sentences with respect to the substantive law, any arbitration conducted pursuant to the terms of this Agreement shall be governed by the Federal Arbitration Act. The application of the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods is expressly excluded. You agree to submit to the personal jurisdiction of the federal and state courts located in Belgium for any actions for which we retain the right to seek injunctive or other equitable relief in a court of competent jurisdiction to prevent the actual or threatened infringement, misappropriation or violation of a our copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, patents, or other intellectual property or proprietary rights, as set forth in the Arbitration provision below.
This Agreement, and any rights and licenses granted hereunder, may not be transferred or assigned by you, but may be assigned by WhereAbout (BVBA DUDO) without restriction. Any attempted transfer or assignment in violation hereof shall be null and void.
B. Notification Procedures and Changes to the Agreement.
WhereAbout (BVBA DUDO) may provide notifications, whether such notifications are required by law or are for marketing or other business-related purposes, to you via email notice, written or hard copy notice, or through posting of such notice on our website or mobile application, as determined by WhereAbout (BVBA DUDO) in our sole discretion. WhereAbout (BVBA DUDO) reserves the right to determine the form and means of providing notifications to our Users, provided that you may opt out of certain means of