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Terms of Use

Please read these terms carefully. By accessing or using the Ravid service and/or app, you agree to be bound by all of the terms and conditions described in these terms. If you do not agree to all of these terms and conditions, do not use our service.

These site terms apply to your use of the Ravid service located at http://www.ravidapp.com and Ravid's video messaging app, as downloaded from Iphone and Android phones. These terms do not alter in any way the terms or conditions of any other agreement you may have with Ravid, Inc. If you are using Ravid’s site on behalf of any entity, you represent and warrant that you are authorized to accept these site terms on such entity’s behalf, and that such entity agrees to indemnify us for violations of these site terms.

Ravid reserves the right to change or modify these site Terms of Use and any policy or guideline on the Ravid website, at any time. Any changes or modification will be effective immediately upon posting the revisions to the Ravid website, and you waive any potential claim that you may have to receive specific notice of such changes or modifications. Your continued use of our service following the posting of changes or modifications will confirm your acceptance of such changes or modifications.

Privacy Policy

Please refer to our Privacy Policy for information on how we collect, use and disclose personally identifiable information from our users.

User Content and Video Messages

Ravid allows you to send video messages ("Video Messages") in which you or other users may post, link, store or otherwise make available certain information, video, audio, text and/or other materials ("User Content"). You are solely responsible for your use of the Video Messages and use them at your own risk. By using Video Messages, you agree not to post, upload to, transmit, distribute, store, create or otherwise publish through our service any of the following:

  • User Content that is unlawful, libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, harassing, threatening, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, fraudulent or otherwise objectionable (as determined in our reasonable discretion);
  • User Content that would constitute, encourage or provide instructions for a criminal offense, violate the rights of any party or that would violate any local, state, national or international law;
  • User Content that may infringe any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other intellectual or proprietary right of any party. By posting any User Content, you represent and warrant that you have the lawful right to distribute and reproduce your User Content;
  • User Content that impersonates any person or entity or otherwise misrepresents your affiliation with a person or entity;
  • User Content that, in our sole judgment, is objectionable or which restricts or inhibits any other person from using or enjoying the Interactive Areas or our site.

Ravid takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for any User Content posted, stored or uploaded by you or any third party, or for any loss or damage thereto. Ravid is not liable for any mistakes, defamation, slander, libel, omissions, falsehoods, obscenity, pornography or profanity, statements, representations, User Content or Third Party Content (as defined below) provided by users via Video Message in any public or private forum. Ravid does not have any obligation to screen, edit or monitor any of the User Content posted in any Video Message, but Ravid reserves the right, and has absolute discretion, to remove, screen or edit any User Content posted or stored on the Ravid service at any time and for any reason without notice. You, the User, are solely responsible for creating backup copies of and replacing any User Content you post or store using Ravid, at your sole cost and expense.

Ravid does not own the User Content you post to out site, but by posting User Content to our site, you grant Ravid a nonexclusive, royalty-free and fully licensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display such User Content on or in connection with our site.

Third Party Content

Ravid provides third party content and links to sites and content of third parties (collectively the "Third Party Content") as a service to those interested in this information. Ravid does not control, endorse or adopt any Third Party Content, and makes no representation or warranties of any kind regarding the Third Party Content.

Hyperlinks

You are granted a right to create a text hyperlink to the Ravid website for noncommercial purposes, provided such link does not portray Ravid in a false, misleading, derogatory or otherwise defamatory manner and provided further that the linking site does not contain any adult or illegal material or any material that is offensive, harassing or otherwise objectionable. This limited right may be revoked at any time.

You may not use, frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any Ravid trademark, logo or other proprietary information, including the images, text, layout, and designs of pages or forms found on the Ravid website.

Ravid makes no claim or representation regarding, and accepts no responsibility for, the quality, content, nature or reliability of third-party sites accessible from the Ravid site or sites linking to the Ravid website.

Copyright and Limited License

Unless otherwise indicated, our site and all content and other materials on our site, including, but not limited to, our logo and all designs, text, graphics, pictures, information, data, software and the selection and arrangement thereof (collectively, the "Site Materials") are the proprietary property or our licensors or users and are protected by U.S. and international copyright laws.

You are granted a limited, non-sub licensable license to access and use our site and electronically copy, (except where prohibited without a license) and print to hard copy portions of the Site Materials (except Third Party Content) for your informational, non-commercial and personal use only. The license is subject to these site terms and does not allow for the following uses:

  • i. resale or commercial use of the Site or the Site Materials therein;
  • ii. distribution, public performance or public display of any Site Materials;
  • iii. modification or derivative use of our site and the Site Materials (or any portion thereof);
  • iv. data mining, robots or similar data gathering or extraction methods;
  • v. downloading (other than the page caching) of any portion of our site, the Site Materials or any information contained therein, except as expressly permitted on our site; or
  • vi. any other use of the site or Site Materials other than for their intended purpose.

Any use of our site or the Site Materials other than as specifically authorized in these site terms, without the our prior written permission, is strictly prohibited and will result in the termination of the license granted in these site terms. Such unauthorized use may also violate applicable laws including, but not limited to, copyright and trademark laws, communications regulations, and statutes. Unless explicitly stated herein, nothing in these site terms will be construed as conferring any license to intellectual property rights, whether by estoppel, implication or otherwise. This license is revocable at any time.

Indemnification

You agree, at your sole expense, to defend, indemnify and hold Ravid, it’s independent contractors, service providers and consultants, and their respective directors, employees and agents, harmless from and against any and all actual or threatened suits, actions, proceedings (at law or in equity), claims, damages, payments, deficiencies, fines, judgments, settlements, liabilities, losses, costs and expenses (including, but not limited to, reasonable attorney fees, costs, penalties, interest and disbursements) caused by, arising out of, resulting from, attributable to or in any way incidental to:

  • your use of our site, the Site Materials, the Interactive Areas and/or the Ravid services;
  • your conduct;
  • your violation of these site Terms of Use or your violation of the rights of any third party; or
  • any User Content.

Disclaimer

UNLESS OTHERWISE EXPRESSLY SET FORTH IN WRITING, THE RAVID WEBSITE, THE SITE MATERIALS, THE THIRD PARTY CONTENT, THE USER CONTENT, ANY HYPERLINKS, OUR SERVICES AND ANY OTHER SERVICES AND/OR CONTENT INCLUDED ON OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE TO YOU THROUGH OUR SITE (COLLECTIVELY, "RAVID CONTENT/SERVICES") ARE PROVIDED TO YOU ON AN AS AVAILABLE BASIS WITHOUT ANY REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND. RAVID DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE RAVID CONTENT/SERVICES ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. RAVID MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES WITH RESPECT TO THE AVAILABILITY, RELIABILITY OR SECURITY OF ANY RAVID CONTENT/SERVICES.

UNLESS OTHERWISE EXPRESSLY SET FORTH IN WRITING, RAVID DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL OTHER WARRANTIES AND REPRESENTATIONS (EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, ORAL OR WRITTEN) WITH RESPECT TO ALL RAVID CONTENT/SERVICES WHETHER ALLEGED TO ARISE BY OPERATION OF LAW, BY REASON OF CUSTOM OR USAGE IN THE TRADE, BY COURSE OF DEALING OR OTHERWISE INCLUDING ANY AND ALL OF THE FOLLOWING TYPES OF WARRANTIES:

  • WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY;
  • WARRANTIES OF FITNESS OR SUITABILITY FOR ANY PURPOSE (WHETHER OR NOT RAVID KNEW, HAS REASON TO KNOW, HAS BEEN ADVISED, OR IS OTHERWISE AWARE OF ANY SUCH PURPOSE); AND
  • WARRANTIES OF NONINFRINGEMENT OR CONDITION OF TITLE

Limitation of Liability

IN NO EVENT WILL RAVID BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR LOSS OF REVENUE, LOSS OF PROFITS OR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, EXEMPLARY OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING OUT OF, OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE RAVID CONTENT/SERVICES, YOUR CONDUCT OR THE CONDUCT OF ANY OTHER USERS (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, BODILY INJURY, EMOTIONAL DISTRESS, ANY OTHER DAMAGES RESULTING FROM COMMUNICATIONS WITH OTHER USERS AND/OR ANY DAMAGES CAUSED BY OR RESULTING FROM RELIANCE BY USER ON ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED FROM RAVID, VIA OUR SITE OR THAT RESULTS FROM MISTAKES, OMISSIONS, INTERRUPTIONS, DEFECTS, VIRUSES, DELAYS IN OPERATION OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OUR SERVICES OR ANY OTHER UNINTENDED CONSEQUENCES THAT MAY RESULT FROM THE USER'S CHOICE TO USE RAVID), REGARDLESS OF THE FORM OF ACTION, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF RAVID HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES OR IS AWARE OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

Repeat Infringer Policy

In accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act ("DMCA") and other applicable laws, Ravid has adopted a policy of terminating, in appropriate circumstances and at our sole discretion, subscribers or account holders who are deemed to be repeat infringers. Ravid users understand that Ravid may use it’s sole discretion to limit access to the Ravid website and/or terminate the accounts of any users who infringe any intellectual property rights of others, whether or not there is any repeat infringement.

Copyright Complaints

If you believe that anything on our site infringes upon any copyright which you own or control you may file a notification of such infringement with our Designated Agent as set forth below.
Name of Agent Designated to receive notification of claimed infringement: Keith Ballinger
Full address of Designated Agent to which notification should be sent: 10 Soden St #10, Cambridge, MA 02139
Telephone Number of Designated Agent: 310.696.9558
E-Mail Address of Designated Agent: dmca@ravidapp.com
Please see 17 U.S.C. §512(c)(3) for the requirements of a proper notification.

Please note that if you knowingly misrepresent in your notification that the material or activity is infringing, you will be liable for any damages including, but not limited to, costs and attorneys' fees, incurred by Ravid or the alleged infringer as the result of our relying upon such misrepresentation in removing or disabling access to the material or activity claimed to be infringing.

Applicable Law and Venue

These site terms and your use of our site will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Delaware, applicable to agreements made and to be entirely performed within the State of Delaware, without resort to its conflict of law provisions. You agree that any action at law or in equity arising out of or relating to these site terms will be filed only in the state and federal courts located in Delaware and you hereby irrevocably and unconditionally consent and submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of Delaware courts over any suit, action or proceeding arising out of these site terms.

Termination

Ravid has the right to terminate your license to use our site, without notice and in our sole discretion, and to block or prevent your future access to and use of our site.

Questions & Contact Information

Questions or comments about our site may be directed to us at the email address info@ravidapp.com or by calling us at 310.696.9558.

Last Revised: Jun 3, 2012