Effective: May 01, 2019
USE OF THE SERVICES IS SUBJECT TO YOUR AGREEMENT TO THESE TERMS. BY PRESSING THE “SIGN UP” BUTTON OR PERMITTING A PERSON TO PRESS “SIGN UP” ON YOUR BEHALF, AND/OR BY ACCESSING AND USING THE SERVICES, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ AND UNDERSTAND THESE TERMS, AND THAT YOU ACCEPT AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS. IF YOU DO NOT UNDERSTAND AND AGREE TO ALL OF THE TERMS, YOU SHOULD NOT CLICK “CREATE ACCOUNT” AND PROMPTLY REFRAIN FROM ANY FURTHER USE OF THE APP OR SERVICES.
You may use our Services only if you can form a binding contract with Skratch and are not legally prohibited from using these Services. No individual under the age of thirteen (13) may use or access the Services. When you create an account, you must provide Skratch with accurate and complete information. We are not liable for any damages that may result from a user’s misrepresentation of age.
Skratch is a constantly evolving app, and we work hard to make sure the experience is as relevant and intuitive as possible for our users. With new features launching all the time, we need flexibility to make changes, impose limits and occasionally suspend or terminate certain functionality at anytime.
Skratch grants you a personal, worldwide, non-exclusive, non-transferable, and revocable license to use our Services, in accordance with these Terms and our Policies.
Brands and companies may use Skratch at their own discretion but at this point, we do not explicitly provide for these types of users on our Services. However, optimising Skratch for commercial use is definitely on our roadmap for the near future so we’ll keep you posted.
If you are granted access to the Skratch API as part of the Services, then Skratch grants you a personal, non-exclusive, non-transferable license to use the API solely for non-commercial purposes in accordance with these Terms.
Any videos, information, text, graphics, photos or other materials uploaded, downloaded or appearing on Skratch, is referred to as “User Content”. All User Content, whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, is the sole responsibility of the person who originated such User Content. We may, but are not required to monitor or control the User Content posted via Skratch and we cannot take responsibility for such User Content. Any use or reliance on any User Content or materials posted via Skratch or obtained by you through Skratch is at your own risk
We do not endorse, represent or guarantee the completeness, truthfulness or reliability of any UserContent posted via Skratch or endorse any opinions expressed via Skratch
Even though we don’t claim ownership of your User Content, we do need certain licenses to be able to operate the Services effectively. When you post User Content, you grant Skratch and its users a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, sub licensable, transferable license to use, publish, store, perform, display, reproduce, modify, distribute and create derivative works of your User Content for the limited purpose of providing and developing the Skratch Services.
You agree that this license includes the right for Skratch to provide, promote, and improve Skratch and to make User Content submitted to or through Skratch available to other companies, organizations or individuals who partner with Skratch for the syndication, broadcast, distribution or publication of such User Content on other media and services, subject to our terms and conditions for such User Content use, and with no compensation to you.
Nothing in these Terms shall restrict other legal rights Skratch may have to User Content and we reserve the right to remove or modify User Content for any reason.
Upon termination or deactivation of your account, or if you remove any User Content from Skratch, we shall make reasonable efforts to make such content inaccessible and cease use of it.
However, you acknowledge that Skratch may retain copies of your User Content for a commercially reasonable period of time for backup, archival, or audit purposes. Furthermore, Skratch and its users may retain and continue to use, publish, store, perform, display, reproduce, modify, distribute and create derivative works of any of your User Content that has been shared and made publicly available on the accounts of other users.
We’re constantly trying to improve the Skratch experience and we value your ideas and suggestions greatly. If you choose to submit ideas, comments or feedback to us, you agree that we are free to use them without any restriction or compensation to you.
As a Skratch user, you agree that you won’t stream User Content or otherwise use your Account in ways that violate Skratch’s Community Guidelines.
You agree not to stream or publish content that is:
As Skratch is a private network you agree not to publish or forward a user’s private and confidential information without the user’s explicit permission or consent. This includes:
Skratch is a private network for generating and collecting original content.
By downloading the App to use Skratch users agree to respect the intellectual property rights of others and only generate original content or content that has not been copied without the user’s permission and does not constitute copyright infringement.
We will fully cooperate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requiring us to disclose the identity or other details or any person in breach of this section.
We reserve the right to remove content that infringes copyright without prior notification and at our sole discretion if we deem the content to breech copyright infringement or are made aware of such copyright infringement.
Skratch has adopted the following policy toward copyright infringement in accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (“DMCA”) (http://www.copyright.gov/legislation/dmca.pdf).
Skratch respects the intellectual property rights of others and asks its users to do the same. Those who are repeatedly charged with infringing these rights, will have their accounts terminated at the complete discretion of Skratch, and without liability to the user.
The process below is intended to be consistent with the DMCA, and does not constitute legal advice.Skratch recommends you consult an attorney regarding any copyright or other legal issues.
If you are a copyright owner or an agent thereof and believe that any Content infringes upon your copyrights, you may submit an email providing the following information to the Designated Agent at firstname.lastname@example.org
Your account information is verified by your mobile number. To prevent unauthorized access to your account, we recommend you limit access to your mobile phone (this includes password protecting your phone, locking your SIM and restricting the number of people who can use your mobile phone).
We implement commercially suitable administrative, technical and physical security measures to protect the security of your information both online and offline. Whilst we take precautions against possible security breaches, we cannot guarantee unauthorized access, hacking, data loss or other breaches will never occur.
We are not responsible for the practices employed by any websites or services linked to or from our Service, including the information or content contained within them. If you access any third-party content from Skratch, you do so at your own risk and you agree that Skratch will have no liability from your use or access to any third-party content.
You agree to indemnify and hold Skratch and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, employees, co-branders or other partners, and licensors harmless from any and all claims, damages, liabilities demands, losses and expenses (including legal fees) arising out of your content, your use of the Services, your violation of these Terms, or your violation of any rights of another party.
Your access to and use of the Services or any User Content is at your own risk. The Skratch services and all included content are provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis without warranty of any kind, whether express or implied.
Without limiting the foregoing, to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, SKRATCH SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.
Skratch also makes no warranty and disclaims all responsibility and liability for: (i) the completeness, accuracy, availability, timeliness, security or reliability of the Services or User Content; (ii) whether the Services will meet your requirements or be available on an uninterrupted, secure, or error-free basis; (iii) any harm to your computer system, loss of data or other harm that results from your access to or use of the Services or any User Content; and (iv) the deletion of, or the failure to store or to transmit, any User Content and other communications maintained by the Services.
No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained from Skratch or through the Services, will create any warranty not expressly made herein.
All information on Skratch is of a general nature and is furnished for you knowledge and understanding, and as an informational resource only.
TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, SKRATCHAPP Ltd, OR ITS DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, CONTRACTORS, LICENSORS, PARTNERS OR SUPPLIERS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, OR ANY LOSS OF PROFITS OR REVENUES, WHETHER INCURRED DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, ANY WORK STOPPAGE, COMPUTER FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION OR ANY LOSS OF DATA, GOODWILL OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES, RESULTING FROM (i) YOUR ACCESS TO OR USE OF OR INABILITY TO ACCESS OR USE THE APP (“Skratch”) OR APP WEBSITE; (ii) ANY CONDUCT OR CONTENT OF ANY THIRD PARTY ON THE APP (“Skratch”) OR APP WEBSITE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF OTHER USERS OR THIRD PARTIES; (iii) ANY CONTENT OBTAINED FROM THE APP (”Skratch”) OR APP WEBSITE; OR (iv) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS, USE OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR CONTENT.
For any dispute you have with Skratch, you agree first to contact us and attempt to resolve the dispute informally with us. Accordingly, neither of us may start a formal proceeding for at least 60 days after one of us notifies the other of any legal or equitable claim in writing.
These Terms are governed in all respects by the substantive laws of the State of California without regard to or application of its conflict of law provisions.
These terms will continue to apply until terminated by either you or Skratch as follows.
You may end your legal agreement with Skratch at any time for any reason by deactivating your accounts and discontinuing your use of the Services.
Skratch may suspend or terminate your access to or ability to use any and all Services immediately, without prior notice or liability, for any reason or no reason, including but not limited to, if we reasonably believe: (i) you have violated these Terms or the Community Guidelines, (ii) you create risk or possible legal exposure for us; or (iii) our provision of the Services to you is no longer commercially viable.
In all such cases, these Terms shall terminate, including, without limitation, your license to use the Services, except that the following sections shall continue to apply: 2, 6, 7, 8, 9, and 10.
Skratch’s failure to enforce any right or provision of these Terms will not be deemed a waiver of such right or provision. In the circumstance that any provision of these Terms is held to be invalid or unenforceable, then that provision will be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary, and the remaining provisions of these Terms will remain in full force and effect.
These Terms, and any rights and licenses granted hereunder, may not be transferred or assigned by you, and any purported assignment shall be null and void, but may be assigned or delegated by Skratch, in whole or in part, without restriction.
We may revise these Terms from time to time and the most current version will always be posted on our website. If the revision, in our sole discretion, would adversely affect you we will try to give you notice where practical. By continuing to access or use the Services after revisions become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised Terms.