SweetLabs, Inc. (“We” or “SweetLabs”) welcome you to Pokki.com, Tweeki.com and Inst.ag (our “Pokki Site” or “Pokki Sites”), where you can explore, discover and download fantastic web-connected desktop apps (“Pokki App” or “Pokki Apps”) powered by the Pokki platform. Our Pokki Sites also include our store (the “Pokki App Store”), a publicly available app marketplace located at www.pokki.com (or such other website operated by SweetLabs), and/or integrated with the Pokki desktop client.
1.1 In order to use the Services, you must first agree to the Terms. You may not use the Services if you do not accept the Terms.
1.2 You accept these Terms by actually using the Services. You understand and agree that SweetLabs will treat your use of the Services as acceptance of the Terms from that point onwards.
1.3 You may not use the Services, and may not accept the Terms, if you are under the age of thirteen (13) or you are a person barred from using or receiving the Services under the laws of the United States or any other relevant jurisdiction, including the country you are resident or from which you use or access the Services.
2. Use of the Services
2.1 You agree to use the Services only for the purposes that are permitted by these Terms and by any applicable law, regulation, or generally accepted practices or guidelines in any relevant jurisdiction (including any laws governing the export or import of data or software to and from the United States or other relevant jurisdictions).
2.2 You agree that you will not:
(a) engage in any activity that interferes with or disrupts the Services, or the services or networks which are connected to the Services or on which the Services are hosted;
(b) harm SweetLabs or its users in any way; or
(c) use the Pokki Sites in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Pokki Sites.
2.3 Unless as expressly permitted by SweetLabs or a Third Party Provider as defined above (including pursuant to a separate EULA with respect to a Pokki App or other Third Party Service), you agree you will not reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, trade or resell the Services for any purposes.
2.4 You agree that you are solely responsible for, and SweetLabs has no responsibility to you or any third party for, any breach of your obligations under the Terms (including breach of any obligations you may have with respect to a Third Party Service) and for the consequences (including any loss or damage which SweetLabs may suffer) of any such breach.
3. User Accounts
3.1 As a user of the Pokki Sites or Services, you may, but are not required to, establish a Pokki user account with SweetLabs (“Account”). To establish an Account, you may be required to provide information about yourself, such as your name, age and email address. You agree that any such information you provide will always be accurate, correct and up to date.
3.3 You are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality and security of your Account and for all activities that occur on or through your Account. SweetLabs shall not be responsible for any unauthorized use of your Account.
3.4 SweetLabs may suspend or terminate your Account at our sole discretion without notice at any time, including for your breach of the Terms or where SweetLabs is required to do so by law.
4. Changes to the Services; Updates
4.1 You acknowledge and agree that the form and nature of the Services which SweetLabs provides may change from time to time without prior notice to you.
4.2 You acknowledge and agree that SweetLabs may stop (whether permanently or temporarily) providing the Services (or any features or software within the Services, including any Third Party Services) to you or to users generally at SweetLabs’ sole discretion, without prior notice to you.
4.3 You may stop using the Services at any time. Except as otherwise set forth in a separate agreement between SweetLabs or with a Third Party Provider providing software through the Services (including pursuant to a separate EULA with respect to a Third Party Service), you do not need to provide notice to SweetLabs when you stop using the Services.
4.4 Software that you may use, download or install from the Services may automatically download and install updates from time to time from SweetLabs. These updates are designed to improve, enhance and further develop the Services and may take the form of bug fixes, enhanced functions, new software modules and completely new versions. You agree to receive such updates (and permit SweetLabs to deliver these to you) as part of your use of the Services.
4.5 In the event SweetLabs discovers that a Pokki App or other Third Party Service violates the Pokki Developer Distribution Agreement, the Pokki Content Policy, or other legal agreements, laws, regulations or policies, you agree that SweetLabs retains the right to remotely remove those applications at its sole discretion.
5.2 If there are material changes to such policy a notice will be posted at and when any change is made in such policy, the updated policy will be posted at the link above or a successor link. SweetLabs recommends that you periodically check for the most current version of the policy.
6. Third Party Software and Services; Third Party Payments
6.2 You acknowledge and agree that SweetLabs is not responsible for any Third Party Services, including content, websites, services, Pokki Apps or other software or products provided by Third Party Providers, whether made available on or through the Pokki Sites or on or through a Pokki App.
6.3 You acknowledge and agree that SweetLabs does not warrant or endorse, and does not assume and will not have liability to you or any other person for, any Third Party Services, including Pokki Apps, and that your use of such Third Party Services, is at your own risk.
6.5 Some Third Party Services may be made available to you at no charge while others may require a fee, or may provide an opportunity to purchase products or services. You agree you are solely responsible for all fees associated with such Third Party Services that require a fee, and for the cost of any purchases you make via a Third Party Service.
6.6 Third Party Services, including Pokki Apps and services provided by Third Party Providers, may make available to you various payment processing methods to facilitate the payment of fees, or the purchase of products or services, through the Third Party Service or Pokki App. You agree to abide by any relevant terms of service or other legal agreement, whether with SweetLabs or a third party, that governs your use of a given payment processing method. You agree that SweetLabs reserves the right to add or remove payment processing methods at its sole discretion and without notice to you.
7.1 You acknowledge and agree that SweetLabs, SweetLabs’ licensors, or Third Party Providers, own all legal right, title and interest in and to the Services, including any Third Party Services provided on or through the Services, and including any intellectual property rights which subsist in the Services or the Third Party Services (whether those rights happen to be registered or not, and wherever in the world those rights may exist).
7.2 Nothing in the Terms gives you a right to use any SweetLabs trade names, trademarks, service marks, logos, domain names or other distinctive brand features.
7.3 You agree that you shall not remove, obscure, or alter any proprietary rights notices (including copyright and trademark notices) which may be affixed or contained within or on the Services.
7.4 Any trade names, trademarks, service marks, logos, domain names or other distinctive brand features used with, on or relating to any Third Party Services (“Third Party Marks”) available on or through the Services, including on or through a Pokki App, are the property of the Third Party Providers or their respective licensors. Unless you have been expressly authorized in writing by such Third Party Providers or their respective licensors, you will not use, and have no rights in, any Third Party Marks. You further agree that you will not use any trade name, trademark, service mark, logo, domain name, or other distinctive brand feature of any company, entity or organization in any way that is likely or intended to cause confusion as to the owner or authorized user of such names, marks, logos or features.
8. License from SweetLabs
8.2 You may not (and may not permit anyone else to) copy, modify, create a derivative work of, reverse engineer, decompile or otherwise attempt to extract the source code of the Services, or any part thereof, unless expressly permitted by SweetLabs in writing or as required by law.
8.3 You may not assign (or grant a sublicense to) your rights to use the Services, or otherwise transfer any part of your rights to use the Services.
9. Term; Termination
9.1 The Terms will continue to apply until terminated by either you or SweetLabs as set out below.
9.3 Your rights under this Agreement will terminate automatically without notice to you if you violate any provision of these Terms. SweetLabs may immediately terminate these Terms and any use of, or access to, the Services at any time, including in the event SweetLabs determines that the Services or use thereof may result in infringement or violation of third party rights or claims thereof. Any termination of this Agreement shall also terminate the rights and licenses granted to you hereunder.
9.4 Upon termination, all of the legal rights, obligations and liabilities that you and SweetLabs have benefited from, been subject to (or which have accrued over time during the time in which the Terms have been in force) or which are expressed to continue indefinitely, shall be unaffected by such termination, and the provisions of paragraphs 10, 11 and 14.6 shall continue to apply indefinitely.
10. WARRANTY DISCLAIMER
10.1 NOTHING IN THESE TERMS SHALL EXCLUDE OR LIMIT SWEETLABS’ WARRANTY OR LIABILITY FOR LOSSES WHICH MAY NOT BE LAWFULLY EXCLUDED OR LIMITED BY APPLICABLE LAW. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OR THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR LOSS OR DAMAGE CAUSED BY NEGLIGENCE, BREACH OF CONTRACT OR BREACH OF IMPLIED TERMS, OR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. ACCORDINGLY, ONLY THE LIMITATIONS WHICH ARE LAWFUL IN YOUR JURISDICTION WILL APPLY TO YOU AND SWEETLABS’ LIABILITY WILL BE LIMITED TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
10.2 YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK AND THAT THE SERVICES ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND “AS AVAILABLE.”
10.3 IN PARTICULAR, SWEETLABS, ITS SUBSIDIARIES AND AFFILIATES, AND ITS LICENSORS DO NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT TO YOU THAT:
(a) YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS;
(b) YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE OR FREE FROM ERROR;
(c) ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED BY YOU AS A RESULT OF YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE; AND
(d) THAT DEFECTS IN THE OPERATION OR FUNCTIONALITY OF ANY SOFTWARE PROVIDED TO YOU AS PART OF THE SERVICES WILL BE CORRECTED.
10.4 ANY SOFTWARE OR OTHER MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE SERVICES IS DONE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND THAT YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR OTHER DEVICE OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY SUCH SOFTWARE OR OTHER MATERIAL.
10.5 NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM SWEETLABS OR THROUGH OR FROM THE SERVICES SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THE TERMS.
10.6 SWEETLABS FURTHER EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
11. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
11.1 SUBJECT TO PARAGRAPH 10.1 ABOVE, YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT SWEETLABS, ITS SUBSIDIARIES AND AFFILIATES, AND ITS LICENSORS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR:
(a) ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES WHICH MAY BE INCURRED BY YOU, HOWEVER CAUSED AND UNDER ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY. THIS SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO, ANY LOSS OF PROFIT (WHETHER INCURRED DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY), ANY LOSS OF GOODWILL OR BUSINESS REPUTATION, ANY LOSS OF DATA SUFFERED, COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES, OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSS; OR
(b) ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE WHICH MAY BE INCURRED BY YOU, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, LOSS OR DAMAGE AS A RESULT OF ANY CHANGES WHICH SWEETLABS MAY MAKE TO THE SERVICES, OR FOR ANY PERMANENT OR TEMPORARY CESSATION IN THE PROVISION OF THE SERVICES (OR ANY FEATURES WITHIN THE SERVICES).
11.2 THE LIMITATIONS ON SWEETLABS’ LIABILITY TO YOU IN PARAGRAPH 11.1 ABOVE SHALL APPLY WHETHER OR NOT SWEETLABS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF OR SHOULD HAVE BEEN AWARE OF THE POSSIBILITY OF ANY SUCH LOSSES ARISING.
12. DMCA Notifications
12.1 It is SweetLabs’ policy to respond to notices of alleged copyright infringement that comply with applicable international intellectual property law (including in the United States, the Digital Millennium Copyright Act) and to terminate the accounts of repeat infringers. Notifications regarding any such alleged infringement should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
13. Changes to the Terms
13.1 SweetLabs may make changes to these Terms or provide revised or additional terms from time to time. When these changes are made, SweetLabs will make an updated version of these Terms available at http://inst.ag/terms. You understand and agree that if you continue to use the Services after the date upon which the Terms have been revised or changed, SweetLabs will treat your use as acceptance of the updated Terms.
14. Other Miscellaneous Terms
14.1 The Terms constitute the whole legal agreement between you and SweetLabs and govern your use of the Services (but excluding any services which SweetLabs may provide to you under a separate written agreement), and completely replace any prior agreements between you and SweetLabs in relation to the Services.
14.2 You agree that SweetLabs may provide you with notices, including those regarding changes to the Terms, by email, regular mail, or postings on the Services.
14.3 You agree that if SweetLabs does not exercise or enforce any legal right or remedy which is contained in the Terms (or which SweetLabs has the benefit of under any applicable law), this will not be taken to be a formal waiver of SweetLabs’ rights and that those rights or remedies will still be available to SweetLabs.
14.4 If any court of law, having the jurisdiction to decide on this matter, rules that any provision of these Terms is invalid, then that provision will be removed from the Terms without affecting the rest of the Terms. The remaining provisions of the Terms will continue to be valid and enforceable.
14.5 You acknowledge and agree that each member of the group of companies of which SweetLabs is the parent shall be third party beneficiaries to the Terms and that such other companies shall be entitled to directly enforce, and rely upon, any provision of the Terms which confers a benefit on (or rights in favor of) them. Other than this, no other person or company shall be third party beneficiaries to the Terms.
14.6 The Terms, and your relationship with SweetLabs under the Terms, shall be governed by the laws of the State of California without regard to its conflict of laws provisions. You and SweetLabs agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located within the county of San Diego, California to resolve any legal matter arising from the Terms. Notwithstanding this, you agree that SweetLabs shall still be allowed to apply for injunctive remedies (or an equivalent type of urgent legal relief) in any jurisdiction.