MiCrush Terms of Service
Last Updated: January 1, 2015
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Crush Mobile LLC (“Crush Mobile LLC, “we,” or “us”) operates the MiCrush mobile app and related website (“MiCrush”). By using MiCrush in any way, you accept these Terms of Service (“Agreement”). If you do not wish to be bound by this Agreement, do not use MiCrush.
- Who May Use MiCrush
- License to Use MiCrush
- Term and Termination; Account Deletion
- Disclaimers; Limitation of Liability
- Code of Conduct; Prohibited Activities
– post any sexually explicit content;
- Content Restrictions
- Licenses Granted by You
- Your Representations and Warranties
- Third Party Copyrights and Other Rights
- General Provisions
1. Who May Use MiCrush
2. License to Use MiCrush
MiCrush grants you a limited, non-exclusive license to access and use MiCrush for your own personal, non-commercial purposes. This license may not be assigned or sublicensed to anyone else and is personal to you.
Except as expressly permitted by MiCrush in writing, you agree you will not reproduce, redistribute, sell, create derivative works from, decompile, reverse engineer, or disassemble MiCrush and you further agree not to attempt any of these activities without the written consent of MiCrush. Nor will you take any measures to interfere with or damage MiCrush. All rights not expressly granted by MiCrush are reserved.
- What information we may collect about you
- What we use that information for
- What third-party information, if any, you are agreeing to share by using the website and mobile app; and
- With whom we share that information
At this time to use MiCrush, you are required to have a Facebook account and use your Facebook login to register for an account with Us. By registering for an account with MiCrush you are authorizing us to access certain information in your Facebook account, including information about Facebook friends you might share in common with other MiCrush users. By allowing us to access your Facebook account, you expressly acknowledge and agree that we may obtain and share your name and a profile picture, as well as the name and profile picture of your Facebook friends who are common Facebook friends with other MiCrush users in your network or geolocation. Please take precautions to protect your password and contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you believe your account has been accessed by an unauthorized person.
5. Term and Termination; Account Deletion
Your use of this Website, Application, or Service constitutes your assent to be bound by these Terms and Conditions, which shall be effective immediately upon your use of the site. Your sole right to terminate this Agreement is to cease using the Website, Application, and Service.
MiCrush may suspend, disable, or delete your account (or any part thereof) if MiCrush determines that you have violated any provision of this Agreement or that your conduct or content would tend to damage MiCrush’s reputation or goodwill. If MiCrush deletes your account for the foregoing reasons, you may not re-register under a different name.
Upon termination, all licenses granted by MiCrush will terminate. In the event of account deletion for any reason, content that you submitted may no longer be available. MiCrush shall not be responsible for the loss of such content.
6. Disclaimers; Limitation of Liability
YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR INTERACTIONS WITH OTHER MiCrush USERS. YOU UNDERSTAND THAT MiCrush CURRENTLY DOES NOT CONDUCT CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS ON ITS USERS. MiCrush ALSO DOES NOT INQUIRE INTO THE BACKGROUNDS OF ALL OF ITS USERS OR ATTEMPT TO VERIFY THE STATEMENTS OF ITS USERS. MiCrush MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES AS TO THE CONDUCT OF USERS OR THEIR COMPATIBILITY WITH ANY CURRENT OR FUTURE USER. MiCrush RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CONDUCT ANY CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK OR OTHER SCREENINGS (SUCH AS SEX OFFENDER REGISTER SEARCHES), AT ANY TIME AND USING AVAILABLE PUBLIC RECORDS.
IN NO EVENT SHALL MiCrush BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, WHETHER DIRECT, INDIRECT, GENERAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, COMPENSATORY, CONSEQUENTIAL, AND/OR INCIDENTAL, ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THE CONDUCT OF YOU OR ANYONE ELSE IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF THE SERVICE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, BODILY INJURY, DEATH, EMOTIONAL DISTRESS, AND/OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES RESULTING FROM COMMUNICATIONS OR MEETINGS WITH OTHER USERS OF THE MiCrush SERVICE OR PERSONS YOU MEET THROUGH MiCrush. YOU AGREE TO TAKE REASONABLE PRECAUTIONS IN ALL INTERACTIONS WITH OTHER USERS OF THE SERVICE, PARTICULARLY IF YOU DECIDE TO MEET OFFLINE OR IN PERSON.
MiCrush reserves the right to modify the MiCrush Website, Application, or Service at any time without notice to you. You are responsible for providing your own access to MiCrush. MiCrush has no obligation to screen or monitor any content and does not guarantee that any content available on MiCrush complies with this Agreement or is suitable for all users.
MiCrush provides the Website, Application, and Service on an “as is” and “as available” basis. You agree that your use of MiCrush is at your own risk. MiCrush expressly disclaims any and all warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, including, but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, and any other warranty that might arise under any law. Without limiting the foregoing, MiCrush makes no representations or warranties:
- That MiCrush will be permitted in your jurisdiction;
- That MiCrush will be uninterrupted or error-free;
- Concerning any content submitted by any user;
- Concerning any third party’s use of content that you submit;
- That any content you submit will be made available on MiCrush or will be stored by MiCrush;
- That MiCrush will continue to support any particular feature of MiCrush;
- Concerning sites and resources outside of MiCrush, even if linked to from MiCrush.
To the extent any disclaimer or limitation of liability does not apply, all applicable express, implied, and statutory warranties will be limited in duration to a period of thirty (30) days after the date on which you first used MiCrush, and no warranties shall apply after such period.
7. Code of Conduct; Prohibited Activities
- To encourage a robust online community of users, you agree that you will behave in a civil and respectful manner at all times while using the Website, Application, or Service. Further, you will not:
- Harass or stalk any other person;
- Harm or exploit, or attempt to harm or exploit minors;
- Act in a deceptive manner by, among other things, impersonating any person;
- Collect information about others;
- You will not express or imply that any statements you make are endorsed by MiCrush without our specific prior written consent.
- You will not distribute spam, and will not use any robot, spider, site search/retrieval application, or other manual or automatic device or process to retrieve, index, “data mine”, or in any way reproduce or circumvent the navigational structure or presentation of the Service or its contents.
- You will not post, distribute or reproduce in any way any copyrighted material, trademarks, or other proprietary information without obtaining the prior consent of the owner of such proprietary rights.
- You will not interfere with or disrupt the services or the site or the servers or networks connected to the services or the site.
- You will not post, email or otherwise transmit any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment.
MiCrush has the right, but not the obligation, to monitor all conduct on and content submitted to MiCrush.
8. Content Restrictions
You are solely responsible for the content that you publish or display (hereinafter, “post”) on the Service, or transmit to other Members. You will not post on the service, or transmit to other users, any defamatory, inaccurate, abusive, obscene, profane, offensive, sexually oriented, threatening, harassing, racially offensive, or illegal material, or any material that infringes or violates another party’s rights (including, but not limited to, intellectual property rights, and rights of privacy and publicity). You will not provide inaccurate, misleading or false information to MiCrush or to any other user. If information provided to MiCrush, or another user, subsequently becomes inaccurate, misleading or false, you will promptly notify us of such change. The following is a non-exhaustive list of content that is prohibited and which you may not upload, post, or transmit (collectively, “Submit”):
Any patently offensive material to the online community, for example content that promotes racism, bigotry, hatred or physical harm of any kind against any group or individual;
Material which harasses or advocates harassment of another person;
Material that promotes information that is false, misleading or promotes illegal activities or conduct that is abusive, threatening, obscene, defamatory or libelous;
Material which exploits or attempts to exploit people under the age of 18 in a sexual or violent manner, or solicits personal information from anyone under the age of 18;
Any material that contains sexually explicit content;
Any content that provides or attempts to provide instructional information about illegal activities such as making or buying illegal weapons or illegal drugs, violating someone’s privacy, or providing or creating computer viruses;
All content that involves the transmission of “junk mail”, “chain letters,” or unsolicited mass mailing or “spamming”;
Material that promotes an illegal or unauthorized copy of another person’s copyrighted work, such as providing pirated computer programs or links to them, providing information to circumvent manufacture-installed copy-protect devices, or providing pirated images, audio or video, or links to pirated images, audio or video files;
Material soliciting passwords or personal identifying information for commercial or unlawful purposes from other users;
Engaging in any way in commercial activities and/or sales without our prior written consent such as contests, sweepstakes, barter, advertising, and multi-level marketing and/or pyramid schemes;
Any material that infringes any third party’s copyrights or other rights (e.g., trademark, privacy rights, etc.);
Your agree that your use of the Service, including but not limited to the content you post on the Service, must be in accordance with any and all applicable laws and regulations.
You agree that you will not include in your user profile any telephone numbers, street addresses, last names, URLs or email addresses.
9. Licenses Granted by You
You grant MiCrush and its affiliates a worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free license and right to copy, transmit, distribute, publicly perform and display (through all media now known or hereafter created), and make derivative works from your content provided to or created in your use of the Service. You further agree to waive any so-called “moral rights” in your content. You grant all users of MiCrush permission to view your content for their personal, non-commercial purposes. You grant to MiCrush the right to use your image or likeness in marketing campaigns in any form or format, whether printed, electronic, broadcast, or otherwise, without any prior consent and without any right whatsoever to any remuneration. If you make suggestions to MiCrush on improving or adding new features to MiCrush, MiCrush shall have the right to use your suggestions without any notice to you and without any compensation of any kind to you.
10. Your Representations and Warranties
For each piece of content that you submit, you represent and warrant that: (i) you have the right to submit the content to MiCrush and grant the licenses set forth above; (ii) MiCrush will not need to obtain licenses from any third party or pay royalties to any third party; (iii) the content does not infringe any third party’s rights, including intellectual property rights and privacy rights; and (iv) the content complies with this Agreement and all applicable laws.
You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless MiCrush and its affiliates, directors, officers, shareholders, employees, and agents, from and against all third party actions that: (i) arise from your activities on MiCrush; (ii) assert a violation by you of any term of this Agreement; or (iii) assert that any content you submitted to MiCrush violates any law or infringes any third party right, including any intellectual property or privacy right.
12. Third Party Copyrights and Other Rights & Copyright Policy
MiCrush respects the intellectual property of others, and we ask our users to do the same. Each user is responsible for ensuring that the materials they upload to MiCrush do not infringe any third party copyright.
MiCrush will promptly remove materials in accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”) when properly notified that the materials infringe a third party’s copyright. MiCrush may, in its sole discretion, terminate the accounts of repeat copyright infringers.
DMCA Takedown Notice
If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide us with a written notice containing the following information:
Your name, address, telephone number, and email address (if any)
A description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed.
A description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on MiCrush, sufficient for MiCrush to locate the material.
A statement that you have a good faith belief that the use of the copyrighted work is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.
A statement by you that the information in your notice is accurate and, UNDER PENALTY OF PERJURY, you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf.
An electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest.
You may submit this information by email to: email@example.com
You may submit this information by mail to: MiCrush’s Copyright Agent (see below)
If you believe that your material has been removed by mistake or misidentification, please provide MiCrush with a written counter-notification containing the following information:
Your name, address, and telephone number
A description of the material that was removed and the location where it previously appeared
A statement UNDER PENALTY OF PERJURY that you have a good faith belief that the material was removed or disabled as a result of mistake or misidentification.
A statement that you consent to the jurisdiction of the Federal District Court for the judicial district in which your address is located, or if your address is outside of the United States, any judicial district in which MiCrush may be found (which includes the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York), and that you will accept service of process from the person who filed the original DMCA notice or an agent of that person.
Your electronic or physical signature.
You may submit this information by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
You may submit this information by mail to: MiCrush’s Copyright Agent (see below)
Please note that we will provide complete counter-notifications to the person making the DMCA claim. That person may elect to file a lawsuit against you for copyright infringement. If we do not receive notice that a lawsuit has been filed within ten (10) business days after we provide notice of your counter-notification, we will restore the disabled materials. Until that time, your materials will remain disabled.
Warning: In filing a DMCA notice or counter-notification, please verify that you have complied with all of the above requirements. If we request additional information necessary to complete your DMCA notice or counter-notification, please provide that information promptly. If you fail to comply with all of the requirements, your notification or counter-notification may not be processed.
In addition, please make sure that all of the information you provide is accurate. UNDER SECTION 512(f) OF THE COPYRIGHT ACT, 17 U.S.C. § 512(f), ANY PERSON WHO KNOWINGLY MATERIALLY MISREPRESENTS THAT MATERIAL OR ACTIVITY IS INFRINGING OR WAS REMOVED OR DISABLED BY MISTAKE OR MISIDENTIFICATION MAY BE SUBJECT TO LIABILITY.
If you have questions about the legal requirements of a DMCA notice, please contact an attorney or see Section 512(c)(3) of the U.S. Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. § 512(c)(3), for more information. If you have questions about the legal requirements of a DMCA counter-notification, please contact an attorney or see Section 512(g)(3) of the U.S. Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. § 512(g)(3), for more information.
MiCrush’s Copyright Agent
You may send a DMCA notice, a DMCA counter-notification, or any inquiries concerning intellectual property to MiCrush’s Copyright Agent:
Attn: Copyright Agent
You may send non-copyright complaints to:
Attn: Copyright Agent
13. General Provisions
GOVERNING LAW: All conflicts arising from or related to this Agreement or your use of the Services shall be governed by the laws of the State of New York, United States of America, without regard to principles of conflicts of law. The Uniform Commercial Code, the Uniform Computer Information Transaction Act, and the United Nations Convention of Controls for International Sale of Goods shall not apply.
DISPUTES: Any action arising out of or relating to this Agreement or your use of MiCrush must be commenced in the state or federal courts located in New York County, New York, United States of America (and you consent to the jurisdiction of those courts). In any such action, MiCrush and you irrevocably waive any right to a trial by jury.
INTERPRETATION; SEVERABILITY; WAIVER; REMEDIES: Headings are for convenience only and shall not be used to construe the terms of this Agreement. If any term of this Agreement is found invalid or unenforceable by any court of competent jurisdiction, that term will be severed from this Agreement, and all remaining terms shall remain in force as though the severed term had never been included in the Agreement. No failure or delay by MiCrush in exercising any right hereunder will waive any further exercise of that right. MiCrush’s rights and remedies hereunder are cumulative and not exclusive.
SUCCESSORS; ASSIGNMENT; NO THIRD PARTY BENEFICIARIES: This Agreement is binding upon and shall inure to the benefit of both parties and their respective successors, heirs, executors, administrators, personal representatives, and permitted assigns. You may not assign this Agreement without MiCrush’s prior written consent. No third party shall have any rights hereunder.
NOTICES: You consent to receive all communications including notices, agreements, disclosures, or other information from MiCrush electronically. MiCrush may provide all such communications by email or by posting them on MiCrush. Support-related inquiries or notices of a legal nature (such as a subpoena) may be sent to us at email@example.com or the following address:
Nothing herein shall limit MiCrush’s right to object to subpoenas, claims, or other demands.
MODIFICATION; ENTIRE AGREEMENT:
This Agreement may not be modified except by a revised Terms of Service posted by MiCrush on the MiCrush Website or Application, or by a written amendment signed by an authorized representative of MiCrush. A revised Terms of Service will be effective as of the date it is posted. This Agreement constitutes the entire understanding between MiCrush and you concerning the subject matter hereof and supersedes all prior agreements and understandings regarding the same.