1.1 ACCOUNT CREATION
In order to use certain features of the Site, you must register for an account (“Account”) and provide certain information about yourself as prompted by the account registration form. You represent and warrant that: (a) all required registration information you submit is current, complete, truthful and accurate; and (b) you will maintain the accuracy of such information. You may delete your Account at any time, for any reason. HelloScribe may suspend or terminate your Account in accordance with Section 10.
1.2 ACCOUNT RESPONSIBILITIES
You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your Account login information and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your Account. HelloScribe is not liable for any loss that you may incur as a result of someone else using your password or account, either with or without your knowledge. You may not share your account with anyone else. You agree to immediately notify HelloScribe of any unauthorized use, or suspected unauthorized use of your Account or any other breach of security. HelloScribe cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with the above requirements.
2. ACCESS TO THE SITE
Subject to these Terms, HelloScribe grants you a non-transferable, non-exclusive, revocable, limited license to use and access the Site solely for your own personal use.
2.2 CERTAIN RESTRICTIONS
The rights granted to you in these Terms are subject to the following restrictions: (a) you shall not license, sell, rent, lease, transfer, assign, distribute, host, or otherwise commercially exploit the Site, whether in whole or in part, or any content displayed on the Site; (b) you shall not modify, make derivative works of, disassemble, reverse compile or reverse engineer any part of the Site; (c) you shall not access the Site in order to build a similar or competitive website, product, or service; and (d) except as expressly stated herein, no part of the Site may be copied, reproduced, distributed, republished, downloaded, displayed, posted or transmitted in any form or by any means. You may not frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any trademark, logo, or other proprietary information of HelloScribe without the express written consent of HelloScribe. Unless otherwise indicated, any future release, update, or other addition to functionality of the Site shall be subject to these Terms. All copyright and other proprietary notices on the Site (or on any content displayed on the Site) must be retained on all copies thereof.
HelloScribe reserves the right, at any time, to modify, suspend, or discontinue the Site (in whole or in part) with 30-days notice to you. You agree that HelloScribe will not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension, or discontinuation of the Site or any part thereof.
2.4 NO SUPPORT OR MAINTENANCE
You acknowledge and agree that HelloScribe will have no obligation to provide you with any support or maintenance in connection with the Site except that which conforms to keeping the service up and running.
Excluding any User Content that you may provide (defined in Section 3.1 below), you acknowledge that all the intellectual property rights, including copyrights, patents, trademarks, and trade secrets, in the Site and its content are owned by HelloScribe or HelloScribe’s suppliers. Neither these Terms nor your access to the Site transfers to you or any third party any rights, title or interest in or to such intellectual property rights, except for the limited access rights expressly set forth in Section 2.1. HelloScribe and its suppliers reserve all rights not granted in these Terms. There are no implied licenses granted under these Terms.
3.1 USER CONTENT
“User Content” means any and all information, data and content that a user uploads, posts, inputs, generates, or submits to, or uses with, the Site (e.g., content generated from the AI). You are solely responsible for your User Content. You assume all risks associated with the use of your User Content, including any reliance on its accuracy, completeness or usefulness by others, or any disclosure of your User Content that personally identifies you or any third party. You hereby represent and warrant that your User Content does not violate our Acceptable Use Policy (defined in Section 3.2) and you are liable for any damages arising from a violation of the Acceptable Use Policy. Your User Content is confidential information and will be treated as such by HelloScribe. As such, you may not represent or imply to others that your User Content is in any way provided, sponsored or endorsed by HelloScribe. HelloScribe is not obligated to backup any User Content, and your User Content may be deleted at any time without prior notice. You are solely responsible for creating and maintaining your own backup copies of your User Content if you desire.
3.2 ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY
The following terms constitute our “Acceptable Use Policy”: '
a. You agree not to use the Site to collect, upload, transmit, display, or distribute any User Content: (i) that 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; (ii) that is unlawful, harassing, abusive, tortious, threatening, harmful, invasive of another’s privacy, vulgar, defamatory, false, misleading, trade libelous, pornographic, obscene, patently offensive, promotes racism, bigotry, hatred, or physical harm of any kind against any group or individual or is otherwise objectionable; (iii) that is harmful to minors in any way; or (iv) that is in violation of any law, regulation, or obligations or restrictions imposed by any third party.
b. You agree not to: (i) upload, transmit, or distribute to or through the Site any computer viruses, worms, Trojan horses, time bombs, cancelbots, corrupted files, or any software intended to damage or alter a computer system or data; (ii) send through the Site unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, junk mail, spam, chain letters, pyramid schemes, or any other form of duplicative or unsolicited messages, whether commercial or otherwise; (iii) use the Site to harvest, collect, gather or assemble information or data regarding other users, including email addresses, without their consent; (iv) interfere with, disrupt, or create an undue burden on servers or networks connected to the Site, or violate the regulations, policies or procedures of such networks; (v) attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Site (or to other computer systems or networks connected to or used together with the Site), whether through password mining or any other means; (vi) harass or interfere with any other user’s use and enjoyment of the Site; (vii) use a false e-mail address, impersonate any person or entity, or otherwise mislead as to the origin of User Content; or (viii) use software or automated agents or scripts to produce multiple accounts on the Site, or to generate automated searches, requests, or queries to (or to strip, scrape, or mine data from) the Site (provided, however, that we conditionally grant to the operators of public search engines revocable 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, subject to the parameters set forth in our robots.txt file).
c. User agrees not to excessively use the products and services provided on this site. Excessive use is defined as any activity that would negatively impact customer service, cause significant harm to our business or compromise the integrity of our services. We reserve the right to restrict the scope of any offers of unlimited or lifetime access if it shows any signs of abuse or exploitation. Furthermore, in cases where excessive usage or exploitation is suspected, we reserve the right to suspend such offered services in whole or in part without prior notice.
4. THIRD-PARTY LINKS & ADS; OTHER USERS
4.1 THIRD-PARTY LINKS & ADS
HelloScribe does not represent or warrant the accuracy or reliability of any advice, opinion, statement, or other information displayed or distributed through any Links & Ads. You use all Third-Party Links & Ads at your own risk, and should apply a suitable level of caution and discretion in doing so. When you click on any of the Third-Party Links & Ads, the applicable third party’s terms and policies apply, including the third party’s privacy and data gathering practices. You should make whatever investigation you feel necessary or appropriate before proceeding with any transaction in connection with such Third-Party Links & Ads.
4.2 OTHER USERS
Each Site user is solely responsible for any and all of its own User Content. Because we do not control User Content, you acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible for any User Content, whether provided by you or by others. We make no guarantees regarding the accuracy, currency, suitability, or quality of any User Content and HelloScribe does not endorse any User Content. Your interactions with other Site users are solely between you and such users. You agree that HelloScribe will not be responsible for any loss or damage incurred as the result of any such interactions or your use of any User Content. If there is a dispute between you and any Site user, we are under no obligation to become involved.
You agree to indemnify and hold HelloScribe (and its officers, employees, and agents) harmless, including costs and attorneys’ fees, from any claim or demand made by any third party due to or arising out of (a) your use of the Site, (b) your User Content, (c) your violation of these Terms; or (d) your violation of applicable laws or regulations. HelloScribe 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 matter without the prior written consent of HelloScribe. HelloScribe will use reasonable efforts to notify you of any such claim, action or proceeding upon becoming aware of it.
You hereby release and forever discharge HelloScribe (and our officers, employees, agents, successors, and assigns) from, and hereby waive and relinquish, each and every past, present, and future dispute, claim, controversy, demand, right, obligation, liability, action, and cause of action of every kind and nature (including personal injuries, death, and property damage), that has arisen or arises directly or indirectly out of, or that relates directly or indirectly to, the Site (including any interactions with, or act or omission of, other Site users or any Third-Party Links & Ads). YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU ARE FAMILIAR WITH THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 1542 OF THE CALIFORNIA CIVIL CODE, WHICH PROVIDES AS FOLLOWS: “A GENERAL RELEASE DOES NOT EXTEND TO CLAIMS WHICH THE CREDITOR OR RELEASING PARTY DOES NOT KNOW OR SUSPECT TO EXIST IN HIS OR HER FAVOR AT THE TIME OF EXECUTING THE RELEASE AND THAT, IF KNOWN BY HIM OR HER, WOULD HAVE MATERIALLY AFFECTED HIS OR HER SETTLEMENT WITH THE DEBTOR OR RELEASED PARTY.” YOU HEREBY EXPRESSLY WAIVE AND RELINQUISH ALL RIGHTS AND BENEFITS UNDER SECTION 1542 OF THE CALIFORNIA CIVIL CODE AND ANY LAW OR LEGAL PRINCIPLE OF SIMILAR EFFECT IN ANY JURISDICTION WITH RESPECT TO THE RELEASES AND/OR DISCHARGES GRANTED HEREIN, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE RELEASES AND/OR DISCHARGES OF UNKNOWN CLAIMS.
THE SITE, INCLUDING ALL CONTENT, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES, MATERIALS, AND INFORMATION MADE AVAILABLE ON OR ACCESSED THROUGH THE SITE, IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS-IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS, AND, TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, HelloScribe AND OUR SUPPLIERS EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED, OR STATUTORY, INCLUDING ALL WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, QUIET ENJOYMENT, ACCURACY, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. NEITHER WE NOR OUR SUPPLIERS MAKE ANY WARRANTY THAT THE SITE, INCLUDING ALL CONTENT, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES, MATERIALS, AND INFORMATION MADE AVAILABLE ON OR ACCESSED THROUGH THE SITE, WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, WILL BE AVAILABLE ON AN UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE BASIS, OR WILL BE ACCURATE, RELIABLE, FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL CODE, COMPLETE, LEGAL, OR SAFE. IF APPLICABLE LAW REQUIRES ANY WARRANTIES WITH RESPECT TO THE SITE, ALL SUCH WARRANTIES ARE LIMITED IN DURATION TO NINETY (90) DAYS FROM THE DATE OF FIRST USE.
8. LIMITATION ON LIABILITY
TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL HelloScribe OR OUR SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY LOST PROFITS, LOST DATA, COSTS OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE PRODUCTS, OR ANY INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING FROM OR RELATING TO YOUR USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE SITE, INCLUDING ANY CONTENT, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES, MATERIALS, AND INFORMATION INCLUDED ON OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE TO YOU THROUGH THE SITE, EVEN IF HelloScribe HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. ACCESS TO, AND USE OF, THE SITE IS AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK, AND YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR DEVICE OR COMPUTER SYSTEM, OR LOSS OF DATA RESULTING THEREFROM. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, NOTWITHSTANDING ANYTHING TO THE CONTRARY CONTAINED HEREIN, OUR CUMULATIVE LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ANY DAMAGES ARISING FROM OR RELATED TO THE SITE, INCLUDING ANY CONTENT, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES, MATERIALS, AND INFORMATION INCLUDED ON OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE TO YOU THROUGH THE SITE (FOR ANY CAUSE WHATSOEVER AND REGARDLESS OF THE FORM OF THE ACTION), WILL AT ALL TIMES BE LIMITED TO A MAXIMUM OF ONE HUNDRED US DOLLARS (U.S. $100). THE EXISTENCE OF MORE THAN ONE CLAIM WILL NOT ENLARGE THIS LIMIT. YOU AGREE THAT OUR SUPPLIERS WILL HAVE NO LIABILITY OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM OR RELATING TO THE SITE, INCLUDING ANY CONTENT, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES, MATERIALS, AND INFORMATION INCLUDED ON OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE TO YOU THROUGH THE SITE.
9. TERM AND TERMINATION
Subject to this Section, these Terms will remain in full force and effect while you use the Site. We may refuse service, remove or edit content, including User Content, or suspend or terminate your rights to use the Site (including your Account) at any time for any reason at our sole discretion, including for any use of the Site in violation of these Terms. Upon termination of your rights under these Terms, your Account and right to access and use the Site will terminate immediately. You understand that any termination of your Account may involve deletion of your User Content associated with your Account from our databases. HelloScribe will not have any liability whatsoever to you for any termination of your rights under these Terms, including for termination of your Account or deletion of your User Content. Even after your rights under these Terms are terminated, the following provisions of these Terms will remain in effect: Sections 2.2-2.5, Section 3
We reserve the right (but have no obligation) to review any User Content, and to investigate any violation of these Terms, and/or take appropriate remedial action against you in our sole discretion if you violate the Acceptable Use Policy or any other provision of these Terms or otherwise create liability for us or any other person. Such action may include removing or modifying your User Content, terminating your Account in accordance with Section 10, and/or reporting you to law enforcement authorities.
11. COPYRIGHT POLICY
HelloScribe respects the intellectual property of others and asks that users of our Site do the same. In connection with our Site, we have adopted and implemented a policy respecting copyright law that provides for the removal of any infringing materials and for the termination, in appropriate circumstances, of users of our online Site who infringe intellectual property rights, including copyrights. If you believe that one of our users is, through the use of our Site, unlawfully infringing the copyright(s) in a work, and wish to have the allegedly infringing material removed, the following information in the form of a written notification (pursuant to 17 U.S.C. § 512(c)) must be provided to our designated Copyright Agent:
1. your physical or electronic signature;
2. identification of the copyrighted work(s) that you claim to have been infringed;
3. identification of the material on our services that you claim is infringing and that you request us to remove;
4. sufficient information to permit us to locate such material;
5. your address, telephone number, and e-mail address;
6. a statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the objectionable material is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or under the law; and
7. a statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that you are either the owner of the copyright that has allegedly been infringed or that you are authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner.
Please note that, pursuant to 17 U.S.C. § 512(f), any misrepresentation of material fact (falsities) in a written notification automatically subjects the complaining party to liability for any damages, costs, and attorney’s fees incurred by us in connection with the written notification and allegation of copyright infringement.