Terms & Services

 

  1. Introduction

 

These terms and conditions (“The Terms and Conditions”) govern your use of GoSPiC; These Terms and Conditions represent the whole agreement and understanding between you and GoSPiC and by using the GoSPiC through a created account, (“Your Account”) you irrevocably and unconditionally accept the Terms and Conditions in full. If you disagree with the Terms and Conditions or any part thereof, you must NOT use GoSPiC.

 

GoSPiC may terminate Your Account at any time, with or without notice, for conduct that is in breach of these Terms and Conditions, for conduct that GoSPiC believes is harmful to its business, or for conduct which may be deemed harmful to any other third party. GoSPiC may, in its sole discretion, change or modify these Terms and Conditions at any time, with or without notice. Such changes or modifications shall be made effective for you upon posting of the modified Terms and Conditions at GoSPiC “Terms and Conditions” section. You are responsible to read this document from time to time to ensure that you remain in compliance with the Terms and Conditions of GoSPiC.

 

You must be at least [13] years of age to use the GoSPiC.  By using GoSPiC [and by agreeing to be submitted to these present Terms and Conditions] you warrant and represent that you are at least [13] years of age.

 

 

  1. License to use GoSPiC

 

GoSPiC contains Content of GoSPiC (“GoSPiC Content”) and Services (“GoSPiC Services”) being available to you. GoSPiC Content is protected by copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret and other laws, and GoSPiC owns and retains all rights in the GoSPiC Content and the GoSPiC Services. GoSPiC hereby grants you a limited, revocable, non sub-licensable license to reproduce and display the GoSPiC Content (excluding any software code) solely for your personal use in connection with viewing the Site and using the GoSPiC Services.

 

Unless otherwise stated, GoSPiC and/or its licensors own the intellectual property rights of GoSPiC and the material, drawing and layout of GoSPiC. Subject to the license below, all these intellectual property rights are reserved.

 

You may view, download for caching purposes only, and print pages from GoSPiC for your own personal use, subject to the restrictions set out below in these present Terms and Conditions.

 

The GoSPiC Services contain Content of users and other GoSPiC licensors. Except as provided within this Terms and Conditions, you may not copy, modify, translate, publish, broadcast, transmit, distribute, perform, display, or sell any GoSPiC Content appearing on or through the GoSPiC Services.

 

 

 

 

  1. Description of the GoSPiC application and the GoSPiC Services:

 

 

GoSPiC allows you to create Your Account by making use of the required information (Name, Username, email, Password) or you can enter the GoSPiC platform using your Facebook account.

 

GoSPiC allows you to upload your photo (“Your Photo”) at GoSPiC platform and share it with other users, who will be able to “Follow”, “Like”, “Comment”, “Share to other social networks”, “Copy URL” and “Report” on Your Photo.

 

You may take a photo by using the GoSPiC Camera application and upload it to on GoSPiC or you may choose a photo from your personal archives by using GoSPiC upload service. You will be able to modify Your Photo by using the GoSPiC filters available for users. You will be able to set the time and place where Your Photo has been taken and give Your Photo a description. You may add as “tag” other users of GoSPiC. You may add “hashtag” in Your Photo on GoSPiC.

 

You must blur any part of Your Photo through the “Blur Brush” available at GoSPiC and lock Your Photo, as to be visible to third users only as blurred photo.

 

Then You need to set at GoSPiC a specific number of “Likes” for other users of GoSPiC, as for Your Photo to be “un-blurred” and thus to be fully visible by other users.

 

You will have 48 hours as of the specific time You uploaded Your Photo at GoSPiC in order to collect the number of “Likes” specified by You, as for Your Photo to be fully visible as “unblurred photo” by other users, otherwise Your Photo will be automatically deleted from GoSPiC.

 

The GoSPiC Services are summarized as follows:

 

GoSPiC Create account page; GoSPiC login with Facebook page

GoSPiC retrieve password page;

GoSPiC upload service;

GoSPiC “Like”, “Follow”, “Comment”, “Report”, “Share” “Tag People” “Hashtag” setting;

GoSPiC time and date setting;

GoSPiC camera, in order to take a photo and upload it immediately on GoSPiC;

GoSPiC filters for the photo you captured or uploaded from gallery;

GoSPiC “blurred photos” FrontPage, where Your Photo and photos uploaded by other users will be illustrated as “blurred photos”, Includes timer for users to see how much time is left until the posts is deleted;

GoSPiC “un-blurred photos” FrontPage, where Your Photo and photos uploaded by other Users will be illustrated as “un-blurred photos”; Please note that once the photos in the Un-blurred page are liked they cannot be Un-liked;

GoSPiC search page, where You will be able to search for specific hashtags at photos already uploaded at GoSPiC and view popular and trending posts in the Blurred and Un-blurred categories; For the avoidance of any doubt, as “popular posts” are to be understood posts uploaded by other users, which have become “liked” in a short time period, whether “trending posts” are to be understood posts uploaded by other users which have been already seen by a large amount of GoSPiC users, within a short time period;

, You may also search for other GoSPiC users;

GoSPiC interaction  module where You will be able to Blur with your finger any part of the photo that you want to share. Users must blur the picture before they upload it.

GoSPiC notifications, where You will get information about other Users of GoSPiC who have “Liked” Your photo, “Followed You”, “Accepted Your Follow request”, Uploaded their first photo”, “Commented on Your photo”, “Your photo has been Un-blurred” (photo of the owner or photo the user is tagged in);

GoSPiC activity page, where You will get information on your followers “Liking a post”, “following other users” etc;

GoSPiC profile page, where Your Photos will be illustrated with the relevant information on them (Profile photo and Cover photo are displayed), have as display or full preview of “Followers”, “Following”, “Total likes”, “Number of posts”, User profile description, Tagged photos preview, Map for posts location, Grid view, NewsFeed view etc;

GoSPiC settings page, where You may find Your friends from other connected Third Party Social Networks, invite friend to edit GoSPiC profile information, change Your password, make profile private option, Push notification settings, Privacy Policy, Terms and conditions, Contact GoSPiC team, explanation of the states of likes on NewsFeed, Log Out option;

– Connection of Your profile created at GoSPiC with other profiles You may have at Third Party Social Networks.

  1. Acceptable use of GoSPiC

 

GoSPiC offers you the possibility to connect Your account created at GoSPiC with Third Party Social Networks . You must not use GoSPiC in any way that causes, or may cause, damage to  Third Party Social Networks or impairment of the availability or accessibility of such Third Party Social Networks  ; or in any way which is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity.

 

  1. Prohibited Use of GoSPiC

GoSPiC does not allow the use of unsolicited commercial email (“Spam”) to promote products or services. If you are engaging in the sending of Spam through the GoSPiC network or promoting information on websites associated with GoSPiC such as Third Party Social Networks, you will be considered in breach of these Terms and Conditions and you will be suspended from GoSPiC immediately. Your use of the GoSPiC must be in compliance with the governing law specified in Art.19  below and the laws of your country at all times.

 

You must not use GoSPiC to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material which consists of (or is linked to) any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit or other malicious computer software.

 

You must not conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities (including without limitation scraping, data mining, data extraction and data harvesting) on or in relation to this website without GoSPiC express written consent.

 

The following is a non-exclusive list of content, and behavior prohibited by GoSPiC:

– Content that contains links to: nudity, pornography, adult content, materials with sex or foul language.

– Content that condones, promotes, contains, or links to warez, cracks, hacks, their associated utilities, or other piracy related information, whether for educational purposes or not.

-Content that has been promoted through the sending of Spam or mail fraud schemes, or pages that promote or condone the sending of Spam.

-Content that is held to be grossly offensive or illegal, including blatant expressions for bigotry, prejudice, racism, hatred or excessive profanity, or to post any obscene, filthy, excessively violent, harassing, or otherwise objectable material.

-Content that sells or promotes any products or services that are unlawful in the location at which the content is posted or received.

-Content that infringes or violates any copyright, patent, trademark, service mark, trade name, trade secret, or other intellectual property right of any third party.

-Content that promotes mail fraud or other illegal or fraudulent activities.

-Content that posts or discloses any personally identifying information or private information about any third parties without their express consent.

– Content which promotes suggest or otherwise proposes reverse engineering, reverse compiling or otherwise deriving the underlying source code or structure or sequence of GoSPiC, or any third party solution or technology.

 

 

  1. Your User Content

 

In these Terms and Conditions, “Your User Content” means material (including without limitation the text, files, images, photos, works of authorship, or any other materials) that You post in GoSPiC.

 

GoSPiC does NOT claim ANY ownership rights in Your User Content that You post on or through the GoSPiC. By displaying or publishing (“posting”) Your User Content on or through GoSPiC, you hereby grant to GoSPiC a non-exclusive, fully paid and royalty-free, worldwide, limited license to use, modify, delete from, add to, publicly perform, publicly display, reproduce and translate Your User Content, including without limitation distributing part or all of Your User Content in any media formats through any media channels, except Your User Content not shared publicly (“private”) will not be distributed outside the GoSPiC. You also grant to GoSPiC the right to sub-license these rights, and the right to bring an action for infringement of these rights.

 

Your User Content must not be illegal or unlawful, must not infringe any third party’s legal rights, and must not be capable of giving rise to legal action whether against You or GoSPiC or a third party (in each case under any applicable law).

 

You must not submit any User Content to GoSPiC that is or has ever been the subject of any threatened or actual legal proceedings or other similar complaint.

 

You hereby represent and warrant that: (i) You own Your User Content posted by You on or through the GoSPiC or otherwise have the right to grant the license set forth in this section, (ii) the posting and use of Your User Content on or through GoSPiC does not violate the privacy rights, publicity rights, copyrights, contract rights, intellectual property rights or any other rights of any person and any third party in general, and (iii) the posting of Your User Content on GoSPiC does not result in a breach of contract between You and a third party. You agree to pay for all royalties, fees, and any other monies owing any person by reason of Your User Content You post on or through GoSPiC.

 

GoSPiC reserves the right to edit or remove any material submitted to it, or stored on GoSPiC servers, or hosted or published upon GoSPiC.

 

IMPORTANT: Notwithstanding GoSPiC rights under these Terms and Conditions in relation to Your User Content, GoSPiC does not undertake to monitor the submission of your User Content to, or the publication of such content on GoSPiC.

 

  1. No warranties

 

GoSPiC is provided “as is” without any representations or warranties, express or implied.  GoSPiC makes no representations or warranties in relation to GoSPiC or the information and materials provided on GoSPiC.

 

Although GoSPiC and the GoSPiC Services are normally available, there will be occasions when GoSPiC or GoSPiC Services will be interrupted for scheduled maintenance or upgrades, for emergency repairs, or due to failure of telecommunications links and equipment that are beyond the control of GoSPiC. Also, although GoSPiC will normally only delete Your Content that violates these Terms and Conditions, GoSPiC reserves the right to delete any User Content for any reason, without prior notice. Deleted content may be stored by GoSPiC in order to comply with certain legal obligations and is not retrievable without a valid court order. Consequently, GoSPiC encourages you to maintain your own backup of Your User Content.  GoSPiC will not be liable to you for any modification, suspension, or discontinuation of the   GoSPiC Services, or the loss of Your User Content.

 

Nothing on GoSPiC constitutes, or is meant to constitute, advice of any kind. If you require advice in relation to any legal, financial or medical matter you should consult an appropriate professional.

 

  1. Limitations of liability

 

GoSPiC will not be liable to You (whether under the law of contact, the law of torts or otherwise) in relation to the contents of, or use of, or otherwise in connection with, GoSPiC:

  • for any direct loss;
  • for any indirect, special or consequential loss; or
  • for any business losses, loss of revenue, income, profits or anticipated savings, loss of contracts or business relationships, loss of reputation or goodwill, or loss or corruption of information or data.

 

These limitations of liability apply even if GoSPiC has been expressly advised of the potential loss.

 

  1. Exceptions

Nothing in GoSPiC disclaimer will exclude or limit any warranty implied by law that it would be unlawful to exclude or limit; and nothing in GoSPiC disclaimer will exclude or limit GoSPiC liability in respect of any:

 

  • death or personal injury caused by GoSPiC negligence;
  • fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation on the part of GoSPiC; or
  • matter which it would be illegal or unlawful for GoSPiC to exclude or limit, or to attempt or purport to exclude or limit, its liability.

 

  1. Reasonableness

 

By using GoSPiC, You agree that the exclusions and limitations of liability set out in GoSPiC disclaimer are reasonable.  If you do not think they are reasonable, you must not use GoSPiC.

 

  1. Other parties

 

You accept that GoSPiC has an interest in limiting the personal liability of its officers and employees.  You agree that you will not bring any claim personally against GoSPiC officers or employees in respect of any losses You suffer in connection with GoSPiC.

 

Without prejudice to the foregoing paragraph, You agree that the limitations of warranties and liability set out in GoSPiC disclaimer will protect GoSPiC officers, employees, agents, subsidiaries, successors, assigns and sub-contractors as well as GoSPiC itself.

 

  1. Unenforceable provisions

 

If any provision of GoSPiC disclaimer is, or is found to be, unenforceable under applicable law, that will not affect the enforceability of the other provisions of GoSPiC disclaimer.

 

  1. Indemnity

 

You hereby declare irrevocably that You will indemnify GoSPiC and undertake to keep GoSPiC indemnified against any losses, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses (including without limitation legal expenses and any amounts paid by GoSPiC to a third party in settlement of a claim or dispute on the advice of GoSPiC legal advisers incurred or suffered by GoSPiC arising out of any breach by You of any provision of these Terms and Conditions, or arising out of any claim of a third party that You have breached any provision of these Terms and Conditions.

 

  1. Breaches of the Terms and Conditions

 

Without prejudice to GoSPiC other rights under these Terms and Conditions, if You breach these Terms and Conditions in any way, GoSPiC may take such action as GoSPiC deems appropriate to deal with the breach, including suspending Your access to GoSPiC prohibiting You from accessing GoSPiC, blocking computers using your IP address from accessing GoSPiC contacting Your internet service provider to request that they block Your access to GoSPiC and/or bringing court proceedings against You.

 

  1. Assignment

 

GoSPiC may transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with GoSPiC rights and/or obligations under these Terms and Conditions without notifying You or obtaining Your consent.

 

You may not transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with Your rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions.

 

  1. Severability

 

If a provision of the Terms and Conditions is determined by any court or other competent authority to be unlawful and/or unenforceable, the other provisions will continue in effect.  If any unlawful and/or unenforceable provision would be lawful or enforceable if part of it were deleted, that part will be deemed to be deleted, and the rest of the provision will continue in effect.

 

  1. Entire agreement

 

These Terms and Conditions constitute the entire agreement between You and GoSPiC in relation to Your use of GoSPiC and supersede all previous agreements in respect of Your use of GoSPiC.

 

  1. Law and jurisdiction

 

These terms and conditions will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Greece, and any disputes relating to these terms and conditions will be subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Athens, Greece.

 

GoSPiC may share Your User Content and/or Your Personal Data in response to a legal request if we will be required by law to do so. This may include responding to legal requests from jurisdictions where we there is reasonable expectation that the response is required by law in that jurisdiction, affects users in that jurisdiction, and is consistent with internationally recognized standards. GoSPiC may also access, preserve and share information when there is a reasonable expectation that it is necessary to: detect, prevent and address fraud and other illegal activity; to protect GoSPiC interests and interest of Your or other users and to prevent death or imminent life harassment.

 

You can contact GoSPiC by email to [[email protected]].