User Terms and Conditions

These Terms of Use (this “Agreement”), which is a legal agreement between you (“You” or “you”) and Loyal Tap, LLC, a Maryland corporation (“Loyal Tap”), shall govern Your use of and access to the Application (as defined below) and the Website (as defined below). By checking any acceptance boxes, clicking any acceptance buttons, submitting any text or content or simply by making any use of the Application and/or Website, You (a) accept this Agreement and agree to be bound by each of its terms, and (b) represent and warrant to Loyal Tap that (i) You are at least 13 years of age and have the authority to enter into this Agreement (either on your own behalf or by having a parent or legal guardian agree to the terms set forth herein on your behalf), (ii) this Agreement is binding and enforceable against You, (iii) to the extent an individual is accepting this Agreement on behalf of an entity, such individual has the right and authority to agree to all of the terms set forth herein on behalf of such entity, and (iv) You have read and understand Loyal Taps’s Privacy Policy, the terms of which are posted at the Website and incorporated herein by reference (the “Privacy Policy”), and agree to abide by the Privacy Policy. Loyal Tap may amend this Agreement from time to time, each of which amendments shall be deemed to be effective 2 days after posting the updated Agreement at the Website or within the Application. You should check the Website, the Application and this Agreement regularly to ensure You remain current on the terms and agreements set forth herein.

 

1. Purpose

The purpose of this Agreement is to set forth the terms and conditions under which, among other things, (i) Loyal Tap will license to You use of certain of Loyal Taps’s technology, software and/or services such that You can utilize the Application through your mobile device, and (ii) You can access and/or use the Website (collectively, the “Purpose”). As stipulated elsewhere in this Agreement, Loyal Tap does not exert any control over any merchants, retailers, commercial ventures or other third parties, and as such is not liable or responsible for any actions taken or omitted to be taken by any such third party.

 

2. License

Loyal Tap hereby grants You a non-transferable, non-exclusive, revocable, limited license to access and use Loyal Tap’s loyalty software platform commonly referred to as “Loyal Tap” (the “Application”) as made available through its website located at www.loyaltap.com (the “Website”) and/or via mobile application during the Term (as defined below) solely for the Purpose. Loyal Tap may, from time to time, update or modify the Application, release new versions of the Application or create new modules related thereto, each of which may, at Loyal Tap’s discretion, be included within the license described above. You shall not be permitted to sublicense or transfer any of Your rights hereunder including, without limitation, access to the Application.

 

3. Certain Restrictions

You shall not directly or indirectly copy or reproduce all or any part of the Application or the Website, whether electronically, mechanically or otherwise, in any form including, but not limited to, the copying of presentation, style or organization. You shall use the Application solely for its intended purposes and shall not use the Application for the benefit of any third party except as specifically contemplated under this Agreement. You shall not use the Application to post, transmit, convey, submit, distribute, store or destroy any content, photographs, descriptions, drawings, content, audio materials, text, messages or other information (collectively, “Posted Information”): (a) in violation of any applicable law, statute, ordinance or regulation; (b) in a manner that will infringe the intellectual property rights of others; (c) that is defamatory, obscene or trade libelous; (d) that contains any viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancel bots or other computer programming routines that are intended to damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data or personal information; (e) that is false, misleading or inaccurate in any way; or (f) in violation of the any acceptable use policy or other policy posted at the Website or within the Application from time to time. You shall not violate or attempt to violate the security of the Application. You shall not reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble or otherwise attempt to derive source code or other trade secrets from the Application, including, without limitation, any of the software comprising or in any way making up a part of the Application. In addition, You will not export, re-export or permit any third party to export or re-export, directly or indirectly, the Application where such export or re-export is prohibited by applicable law without appropriate licenses and clearances. You shall defend and indemnify Loyal Tap, at Your sole cost and expense, from and against any claims, damages, liabilities and/or expenses arising out of Your breach of any of Your obligations or representations set forth in this Section 3.

 

4. Certain Responsibilities

You shall be solely responsible for: (i) all Posted Information you input into the Application; (ii) ensuring that all Posted Information is appropriate in tone and is accurate; (iii) complying with all applicable laws, rules and regulations at all times; and (iv) maintaining all passwords and access codes to the Application, and refraining from sharing or otherwise permitting third parties to use any such passwords and/or access codes to access the Application.

 

5. Loyal Tap Rights

Loyal Tap shall be entitled, at its sole discretion, to suspend, restrict and/or terminate, without notice of any kind, Your access to the Application or Your Loyal Tap account for any reason. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Loyal Tap shall not be required to review or monitor any Posted Information entered into the Application or otherwise submitted by You, and You shall be solely responsible for the veracity and accuracy of all such data, content and information.

 

6. Fees

Loyal Tap does not currently charge its users to access and use the Application, however Loyal Tap may, at any point and in its discretion, elect to begin charging fees for use of various portions of the Application and/or for different levels of subscription or account.

 

7. Term and Termination

This Agreement shall continue in full force until either (i) either party providing written or electronic notice of termination to the other party (at which point You shall no longer be entitled to access or use the Application), or (ii) Loyal Tap electing to terminate Your access to the Application, with or without notice (the “Term”). You are entitled to terminate your Loyal Tap account at any time. Upon termination of this Agreement for any reason, You shall no longer be entitled to access or use the Application or any other non-public portions of the Website. In addition to the foregoing, in the event that Loyal Tap determines, in its sole and absolute discretion, that You have breached this Agreement, threatened to breach this Agreement, committed any fraud or deception, breached any Loyal Tap policy in effect from time to time or otherwise failed to perform to the standards required of Loyal Tap, Loyal Tap shall be entitled, at its discretion and in addition to any other remedies it may have hereunder and/or at law, to terminate, cancel or suspend Your access to the Application.

 

8. Intellectual Property

(a) Use of Posted Information.

In exchange for Your use of the Website and/or the Application, You hereby grant to Loyal Tap an unlimited, perpetual, irrevocable, fully-paid, transferable, assignable, sub-licensable, worldwide license to use, reproduce, modify, publish, edit, translate, distribute, commercially exploit, repurpose, perform and display any and all Posted Information You post to the Website, submit to Loyal Tap or post through the Application, alone or as part of other works in any form, media or technology whether now known or hereafter developed, and to sublicense such rights through multiple tiers of sublicensees, in connection with Loyal Tap performing the services described herein. Finally, You irrevocably waive, and cause to be waived, against Loyal Tap and its users any claims and assertions of moral rights or attribution with respect to Your Posted Information. Loyal Tap shall be entitled to display advertising and/or any other content at locations of its choosing within the Website and/or Application, including without limitation adjacent to Your Posted Information.

 

9. Confidentiality; Non-Solicitation

You agree to treat as confidential all confidential information of Loyal Tap, not to use such confidential information for any purpose other than to the limited extent necessary to use the Application and not to disclose such confidential information to any third party except as may be reasonably required pursuant to this Agreement and subject to confidentiality obligations at least as protective as those set forth herein. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, You shall use at least the same degree of care which You use to prevent the disclosure of Your own confidential information of like importance to prevent the disclosure of confidential information disclosed by Loyal Tap, provided, however, that in no event shall such degree of care be less than reasonable in light of general industry practice. In addition, during the Term and for a period of one year thereafter, You shall refrain from directly or indirectly soliciting, enticing, persuading or inducing any individual who is then, or has been within the 1-year period prior to the applicable date, an employee of Loyal Tap to terminate employment with Loyal Tap or to become employed by or enter into contractual relations with any other individual or entity.

 

10. Disclaimers

(a) No Warranties.

Except as explicitly set forth herein, neither Loyal Tap, its affiliates or any of any such party’s equity holders, directors, officers, employees, agents, suppliers, licensors nor the like, makes any warranties of any kind, either expressed or implied, including, without limitation, (a) warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose, (b) that the Website or the Application will be error-free, (c) as to a minimum level of uptime for the Application or the Website, or (d) as to the results that may be obtained by You by entering into this Agreement and/or using the Application. You agree and acknowledge that the Application and Website are licensed and/or provided hereunder on an “as is” basis. In addition, You hereby agree and acknowledge that: (i) Loyal Tap shall not be responsible for any actions taken by any other party using the Application or reviewing any of Your Posted Information; (ii) Loyal Tap does not recommend or endorse any third parties hereunder, and makes no representations or warranties whatsoever regarding any such third party; (iii) Loyal Tap is not a party to any transaction between you and any store, retailer or business with which Loyal Tap has a business relationship, and as such, any disputes regarding purchases, rewards and/or any other aspect of any transaction or other commercial dealings is solely between You and such third party; (iv) Loyal Tap is not responsible for any other party’s compliance with applicable laws, rules or regulations; (v) Loyal Tap’s services are administrative in nature and Loyal Tap is not responsible for ensuring that any third party honor any reward, loyalty or other obligations such third party may have towards You; (vi) Loyal Tap shall not, under any set of circumstances, be responsible or liable for any content, text, photographs and/or other Posted Information, including any Posted Information which may violate applicable law and/or a third party’s intellectual property rights; and (vii) the Application and/or Website may not function properly or as intended at times.

 

(b) Unavailability of Website or Application.

YOU AGREE THAT LOYAL TAP SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES ARISING FROM ANY SUCH INTERRUPTION, SUSPENSION OR TERMINATION OF THE WEBSITE AND/OR APPLICATION AND THAT YOU SHALL PUT IN PLACE CONTINGENCY PLANS TO ACCOUNT FOR SUCH PERIODIC INTERRUPTIONS OR SUSPENSIONS OF THE WEBSITE AND/OR APPLICATION.

 

11. Limitation on Liability

LOYAL TAP SHALL NOT, UNDER ANY SET OF CIRCUMSTANCES, BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, LOST PROFITS OR DATA, ARISING OUT OF THIS AGREEMENT OR YOUR USE OF THE APPLICATION OR WEBSITE, WHETHER BASED IN CONTRACT, TORT OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

 

12. General Terms

The following terms and conditions govern general use of the Website:

(a) You agree to abide by all restrictions displayed on the Website and/or within the Application, as and when they are updated from time to time, including, without limitation, the rules in this Section 13. Loyal Tap reserves the right to remove any content You post to the Website or within the Application, block the sending of any inquiry or other content Loyal Tap deems inappropriate in its sole discretion, and may terminate all access to the Website and/or Application at any time in its sole discretion for any or no reason. While Loyal Tap reserves the right to monitor all postings and/or content posted at the Website and/or within the Application, it has no obligation to do so.

Distribution – You may not modify, reproduce, duplicate, copy, photocopy, print, republish, display, translate, transmit, distribute, sell, resell, rent, lease, loan, exploit, reduce to any electronic medium or machine-readable form, or otherwise make available in any form or by any means all or any portion of the Website, the content or any information or materials retrieved from either of them, including, without limitation, graphics and logos, in whole or in part, for any purpose.

Derivative Works – You may not create compilations or derivative works of the Website or the Application, the Website or Application content or any other materials from the Website or Application.

Proprietary Notices – You may not remove, change or obscure and You must retain on all copies of the content You download any copyright notice or other proprietary notice, Privacy Policy, legal disclosures or terms of use contained in the content or on the Website.

Infringement –   You may not use the Website, Application, the Website and/or Application content or any other materials from the Website or Application in any manner that may infringe upon any copyright or other intellectual property right, proprietary right, or property right of Loyal Tap or any third party.

Information Distribution – You may not use the Website and/or Application or any communications service, chat room, message board, blog, forum, newsgroup, or other interactive service that may be available to You on or through the Website or Application to transmit, upload, post, distribute or facilitate distribution of, or otherwise make available any information or content, including text, communications, software, images, sounds, data or other information, that:

• is false;
• contains explicit or graphic descriptions or accounts of sexual acts, including, without limitation, sexual language of a violent or threatening nature directed at another individual or group of individuals;
• includes any inside information and/or proprietary or confidential information learned or disclosed under nondisclosure agreements;
• You are restricted from using under any law;
• infringes upon the intellectual property rights of any third party; or
• contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs that are designed or intended to disrupt, damage, or limit the functions of any software, hardware, or telecommunications equipment or to damage or obtain unauthorized access to any data or other information of any other party.

Other Prohibited Uses. You may not use the Website or Application for any purpose that:

• is unlawful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, libelous, deceptive, fraudulent, invasive of another’s privacy, tortious, or otherwise violates Loyal Tap’s rules or policies;
• victimizes, harasses, degrades, or intimidates an individual or group of individuals on the basis of religion, gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, age, disability, or any other classification protected by law;
• invades any person’s or entity’s privacy or other rights;
• constitutes unauthorized or unsolicited advertising, junk or bulk e-mail (also known as “spamming”), chain letters, any other form of unauthorized solicitation, or any form of lottery or gambling;
• misidentifies You or impersonates any person or entity, including, without limitation, any employee or representative of Loyal Tap, or falsely states, implies, or otherwise misrepresents Your affiliation with a person or entity by, for example, pretending to be someone other than You or pretending to represent a company or organization that You are not affiliated with or authorized to represent; or
• could otherwise reasonably be deemed or viewed to be unethical, illegal or offensive.

Others’ Personal Information – You may not knowingly solicit or collect personal information from a child 12 years old or younger without appropriate prior verifiable parental consent.

Harm to Minors – You may not take any action on the Website or within the Application or use the Website and/or Application content to harm minors in any way.

Solicitation –  You may not use the Website or Application or any Website or Application content in a manner that violates any state or federal law regulating commercial e-mail, facsimile transmissions or telephone solicitations.

 

(b) The Website, the Application and the Website and Application content may contain and/or provide access to content provided by third parties, including, without limitation, information, dialogue, opinions, stories, advice, statistical data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages, and other materials, whether publicly or privately posted to or e-mailed or otherwise transmitted through the Website or Application (“Third Party Content”) that may include content You find to be offensive, indecent or objectionable. The third party from whom or which any such Third Party Content originates is solely responsible for it and Loyal Tap assumes no responsibility to verify, has no control or influence over, makes no representations regarding, and does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of any Third Party Content. Accordingly, Loyal Tap has no liability of any kind to You or any other person relating to any Third Party Content, including, without limitation, mistake, misstatement of law, omission, falsehood, defamation, obscenity, pornography, profanity, opinion, representation and any other content contained in the Third Party Content or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Third Party Content. Statements of opinion and commentary in Third Party Content are those of the third party and, unless Loyal Tap expressly states in writing to the contrary, Loyal Tap neither endorses nor adopts as its belief any such statements. Loyal Tap may provide information in articles Loyal Tap posts or links to through the Website only for educational and general informational purposes and not as professional advice. Loyal Tap has made no attempt to verify any information contained in any such articles.

 

(c) As a convenience to You and other Website visitors, the Website may contain links to websites that are owned and operated by third parties that are not affiliated with Loyal Tap. When You uses these links, You will leave the Website and Loyal Tap will have no ability to protect Your interests. You visits linked websites at Your own risk and it is Your responsibility to take any protective measures to guard against viruses and other destructive elements. Loyal Tap is not responsible for and, unless it expressly states otherwise in writing, makes no warranty or representation regarding and does not endorse any linked website or any service, product or information provided on or through the linked website.