LittleKnot Terms of Service
Last Updated: 1 August 2014
ACKNOWLEDGMENT AND ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS OF SERVICE
LittleKnot, Pte Ltd. ("LittleKnot, we or us") provides certain services (described below) on or through our website, www.littleknot.com, our mobile site (ltt.kn), our mobile application(s). By using our Service, you agree to the following terms and conditions (the "Terms of Service"). These Terms of Service comprise the entire agreement between you and LittleKnot and supersede all prior agreements between the parties regarding the subject matter contained herein. In addition, when using particular features on or through the Service, you shall be subject to any posted policies and guidelines applicable to such features, including any terms or conditions applicable to features provided in conjunction with any of our content and service partners. All such rules and guidelines are hereby incorporated by reference into these Terms of Service.
If you do not understand or agree with these Terms of Service, please do not use the LittleKnot Service or any of its features and do not register to be a member of the Service. If you have any questions or concerns regarding these Terms of Service, please let us know by emailing us at email@example.com.
BY USING ANY OF PART OF THE SERVICE OR BY COMPLETING ANY REGISTRATION OR PURCHASE PROCESS WITHIN LITTLEKNOT, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY ALL OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS HEREIN. You may continue to use LittleKnot Service as long as you adhere to these Terms of Service.
The Service offers features that allow you, among other things:
All content and features made available through the Service that were not made available as of the "Last Updated" date above, shall automatically be deemed to be part of the Service when first made available through the Service.
Use of the Service is void where prohibited. By using this Service, you represent and warrant that you have the right, authority, and capacity to enter into this Terms of Service agreement and to abide by all its terms and conditions. Also, you must be an individual of 18 years of age or older to register or use the Service.
DESCRIPTION OF LITTLEKNOT SERVICE
You are required to register with LittleKnot if you want to:
Please note that not all of the above features in the previous sentence may be available at any given time and that LittleKnot may require registration for additional features that may be developed or added to the Service from time to time. Unless otherwise indicated, you do not need to register for the LittleKnot Service if you are simply responding to a LittleKnot invitation or browsing through the LittleKnot Service on our webpage.
In order to register with LittleKnot, you are required to have a valid Facebook account, which will be used as the default medium to register with LittleKnot. AFTER WHICH, you will have the option to create a username/password which you can use on computers that may be on a public network or restrict the use of Facebook (read: banks)
You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and account. You agree not to transfer your email address or password, or lend or otherwise transfer your use of or access to the Service, to anyone else. You are also solely responsible for any and all activities that occur under your account. You may change your password, or any other account information, at any time by following instructions available on your Profile Page.
You agree to immediately notify us at firstname.lastname@example.org of any unauthorized use of your account or any other breach of security related to your account or the Service.
LittleKnot provides registered users with the ability to create and send online invitations for the main purpose of a wedding related event/celebration. In order to assist our registered users, we have developed a suite of wedpage templates that you can choose from, and customize by providing specific event information, descriptions and images.
Once you have created your invitation, you will then be asked to supply the email addresses of those guests that you wish to invite. We do not share any personally identifiable information about your guests to any third party.
As part of the service, LittleKnot allows registered users to upgrade and invite more guests (over 50) that the free trial allows.
PLEASE NOTE THAT UPGRADED PLANS PURCHASED THROUGH NON-REFUNDABLE AND ALL SALES ARE FINAL.
By submitting an order to purchase an upgrade of LittleKnot service, you authorize LittleKnot and/or its third party payment processor to charge the credit card or, if applicable, other payment option made available by LittleKnot, for the payment amount. All payments are and must be made in United States dollars.
You are responsible for all applicable charges, including any sales or use tax, duties, VAT, or other governmental taxes or fees payable in connection with your purchase, and LittleKnot reserves the right to collect such taxes or other fees from you at any time.
LittleKnot reserves the right to amend the price of our services at any time in its sole discretion without notice to you, provided that the terms of any previously purchased plan will not be subjected to any price increase or changes.
Termination of LittleKnot
LittleKnot may elect to stop offering the service at any time in its sole discretion without notice to you. If your account is unutilized at the time that LittleKnot ceases operations, LittleKnot will refund you the value of your purchase cost either through a credit to your charge/credit card or your PayPal account or such other reasonable process as determined in LittleKnot’s sole discretion.
LittleKnot may provide additional features from time to time through the Service, which LittleKnot may make available for your use in its sole discretion. Additional features made available by LittleKnot may be designated as in "beta". A feature or service that is in "beta" means that it is a work in progress and may not be fully functional, but that is being offered to test the feature or service and to develop its utility for the LittleKnot community.
LICENSE TO USE THE SERVICE
LittleKnot grants you a limited license to access and make personal use of this Service and not to download (other than page caching) or modify it, or any portion of it, except with LittleKnot's express written consent. The foregoing license does not include any resale or commercial use of this Service, the Service or its contents; any derivative use of this Service, the Service or its contents; or any use of data mining, robots, or similar data gathering and extraction tools.
This Service, or any portion thereof, may not be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold, visited, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purposes without LittleKnot's express written consent. Use of the Service that constitutes abuse shall be determined by LittleKnot, in its sole discretion. LittleKnot reserves the right to terminate your account if LittleKnot determines you have not complied with these Terms of Service.
RESTRICTION ON USE OF CONTENT
You acknowledge that the Service may contain information, software, photos, video, text, graphics, music, sounds or other material (collectively, "Content") that are protected by copyrights, patents, trademarks, trade secrets or other proprietary rights, and that these rights are valid and protected in all forms, media and technologies existing now or hereafter developed. The Content, taken together in its entirety, is protected under U.S. copyright laws as a collective work, and we own a copyright in the selection, coordination, arrangement and enhancement of such Content.
Modification of the Content or use of the Content for any other purpose, including use of any such Content on any other web site or networked computer environment is strictly prohibited. Except as otherwise expressly authorized in writing in advance by us, you agree not to reproduce, redistribute, sell, modify, rent, lease, loan, adapt, translate, create derivative works based (whether in whole or in part) on, decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble, or otherwise reduce all or any part of the Service, including the Content.
The "LittleKnot" name, and their related stylized logos are registered and/or trademarked marks of LittleKnot. Our partners may also have additional proprietary rights in the content which they make available through the Service. The trade names, trademarks and service marks owned by us, whether registered or unregistered, may not be used in connection with any product or service that is not ours, in any manner that is likely to cause confusion. Nothing contained on the Service should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel or otherwise, any license or right to use any of our trade names, trademarks or service marks without our express prior written consent.
MATERIALS SUBMITTED THROUGH THE SERVICE
You are solely responsible for any data, text, software, sound files, images, photographs, graphics, video, messages, files, links or any other materials that are transmitted, posted, or distributed by you through LittleKnot, including, but not limited to, the contents of your email communications, information, reviews, user ratings, photos or images posted or sent by you to or through the Service.
All Materials posted or sent by you, are your sole responsibility. By posting or sending Materials you represent and warrant that you own all right, title and interest to such Materials and any likenesses contained in such Materials.
LittleKnot does not control the Materials posted or sent through the Service and, as such, does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such Materials. By using the Service you understand and agree that you may be exposed to Materials posted by other users that may be offensive, indecent or objectionable.
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL LITTLEKNOT BE LIABLE IN ANY WAY FOR ANY MATERIALS POSTED BY ANY USER OR THIRD PARTY, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, LIABILITY FOR ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN ANY MATERIALS OR FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND INCURRED AS A RESULT OF THE USE OF ANY MATERIALS POSTED, EMAILED OR OTHERWISE TRANSMITTED VIA THE SERVICE.
You agree that if you post any Materials through the Service, you automatically grant to LittleKnot, and its successors and assigns, a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual, non-revocable license, in and to the Materials, to use, distribute, display, modify, publish, adapt, redistribute, sublicense and reproduce such Materials. You also grant LittleKnot the right to authorize the downloading and printing in whole or in part of any Materials that you post to LittleKnot.
You acknowledge and agree that (a) we reserve the right (but have no obligation) to evaluate the Materials before allowing them to be posted on or through LittleKnot or otherwise stored in connection with LittleKnot; and (b) we may do one or all of the following, at our sole discretion: (i) monitor the submission of Materials; (ii) alter, remove, or refuse to post or allow to be posted or stored any Materials; and/or (iii) disclose any Materials or any communication through LittleKnot, and the circumstances surrounding the transmission thereof, to (1) any third party in order to operate the Service, (2) comply with applicable laws, (3) respond to governmental inquiries or requests, (4) comply with valid legal process, (5) protect the rights, privacy, safety or property of LittleKnot, the Service visitors or the public, (6) permit us to pursue available remedies or limit the damages that we may sustain, and/or (7) enforce these Terms of Service.
RESTRICTIONS ON USE OF THE LITTLEKNOT SERVICE
You agree not to do the following on or through LittleKnot:
LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES
The Service may provide, or third parties may provide, links to other Internet websites or resources. Because we have no control over such sites and resources, you acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and do not endorse and are not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products, services or other materials (collectively, "Third Party Materials") on or available from such sites or resources.
You acknowledge that such external sites usually have their own terms and conditions, including privacy policies, over which LittleKnot has no control and which will govern your rights and obligations with respect to the use of those such third party's product, services or Websites.
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE SERVICE IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. LITTLEKNOT EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT AS TO THE OPERATION OF THE SERVICE, OR THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS, OR PRODUCTS INCLUDED IN THE SERVICE. LITTLEKNOT MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT THE SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, OR THAT THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR FREE. LITTLEKNOT MAKES NO WARRANTY AS TO THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE SERVICE OR AS TO THE ACCURACY OR RELIABILITY OF ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED THROUGH THE SERVICE OR THAT DEFECTS IN THE SERVICE WILL BE CORRECTED. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT LITTLEKNOT DOES NOT CONTROL CONTENT, INFORMATION, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES OFFERED BY ADVERTISERS, THIRD PARTIES OR OTHER USERS ON OR THROUGH THE SERVICE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, INFORMATION, PRODUCTS, OR SERVICES PROVIDED BY LICENSE TO LITTLEKNOT FROM THIRD PARTIES OR MATERIALS PROVIDED BY OTHER USERS. LITTLEKNOT ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR AND MAKES NO WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION AS TO THE ACCURACY, CURRENCY, COMPLETENESS, RELIABILITY, USEFULNESS OR DECENCY OF THE SERVICE, OR CONTENT OR PRODUCTS DISTRIBUTED OR MADE AVAILABLE BY THIRD PARTIES (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ADVERTISERS AND USERS) THROUGH THE SERVICE. YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM YOUR ATTEMPT TO DOWNLOAD ANY MATERIAL FROM THE SERVICE.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT LITTLEKNOT SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLES, EVEN IF LITTLEKNOT HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, RESULTING FROM THE (I) USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICE; (II) COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS AND SERVICES; (III) ANY GOODS OR SERVICES PURCHASED OR OBTAINED OR CONTENT RECEIVED OR TRANSACTIONS ENTERED INTO WITH LITTLEKNOT OR A THIRD PARTY THROUGH THE USE OF THE SERVICE; (IV) INACCURACY OF ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED FROM USE OF THE SERVICE OR RELIANCE ON SUCH INFORMATION; OR (V) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO YOUR ACCOUNT OR ALTERATION OF YOUR ACCOUNT OR DATA. YOU SPECIFICALLY AGREE THAT LITTLEKNOT IS NOT RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE TO YOU OR ANYONE ELSE FOR ANY UNLAWFUL, HARASSING, DEFAMATORY, ABUSIVE, THREATENING, HARMFUL, VULGAR, OBSCENE, SEXUALLY EXPLICIT OR OTHERWISE OBJECTIONABLE CONDUCT OR SPEECH OF ANY OTHER PARTY ON OR THROUGH THE SERVICE, OR FOR ANY INFRINGEMENT OR VIOLATION OF YOUR RIGHTS BY ANY OTHER PARTY, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS, RIGHTS OF PUBLICITY, OR RIGHTS OF PRIVACY. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, THEREFORE SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO USER.
TERMINATION AND MODIFICATION OF THE SERVICE
You agree that we, in our sole discretion, may terminate your LittleKnot account, for any reason, at any time, without notice to you. We will also terminate your account upon receiving reliable information involving your violation of any law, and will cooperate with law enforcement agencies on such matters. We may also, in our sole discretion and at any time, discontinue providing the Service, or any part thereof, with or without notice. You agree that we shall not be liable to you or any third party for any termination of your access to the Service.
We reserve the right, at any time and from time to time, temporarily or permanently, in whole or in part, to: (a) modify or discontinue the Service, including, but not limited to (i) restricting the time the Service are available, (ii) restricting the amount of use of the Service permitted, and (iii) restricting or terminating any user's right to use the Service, with or without notice; (b) charge fees in connection with the use of the Service; (c) modify and/or waive any fees charged in connection with the Service; and/or (d) offer opportunities to some or all users of the Service. You agree that neither we nor any of our affiliates, shall be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Service, in whole or in part, or of any service, content or feature offered through the Service.
The Service is controlled and operated by LittleKnot from Singapore, and is not intended to subject LittleKnot to the laws or jurisdiction of any territory other than that of Singapore. LittleKnot does not represent or warrant that the Service or any part thereof is appropriate or available for use in any particular jurisdiction. Those who choose to access LittleKnot do so on their own initiative and at their own risk, and are responsible for complying with all local laws, rules and regulations. We may limit LittleKnot availability, in whole or in part, to any person, geographic area or jurisdiction we choose, at any time and in our sole discretion.
GOVERNING LAW AND OTHER MISCELLANEOUS TERMS
These Terms of Service do not, and shall not be construed to, create any partnership, joint venture, employer-employee, agency or franchisor-franchisee relationship between you and LittleKnot. These Terms of Service shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Country of Singapore, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law. You agree that any action at law or in equity arising out of or relating to these Terms of Service shall be filed only in courts located in Singapore and you hereby consent and submit to the personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purposes of litigating any such action and you waive any jurisdictional, venue or inconvenient forum objections to such courts.
You agree that any claim or cause of action arising out of your use of the Service or these Terms of Service must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose (two (2) years for residents of Texas) or it shall forever be barred, notwithstanding any status of limitations or other law to the contrary. Within this period, any failure by LittleKnot to enforce or exercise any provisions of these Terms of Service or related right shall not constitute a waiver of that right or provision.
If any provision of these Terms of Service shall be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these terms and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions
LittleKnot may assign these Terms of Service, in whole or in part, at any time with or without notice to you. You may not assign, transfer or sublicense these Terms of Service or any or all of your rights or obligations under these Terms of Service without LittleKnot's express prior written consent. These Terms of Service will inure to the benefit of LittleKnot's successors, assigns and licensees.
No waiver by either party of any breach or default hereunder will be deemed to be a waiver of any preceding or subsequent breach or default.
Any heading, caption or section title contained herein is inserted only as a matter of convenience, and in no way defines or explains any section or provision hereof.
This is the entire agreement between you and LittleKnot relating to the subject matter herein and may not be modified by you.
Without limitation, you agree that a printed version of these Terms of Service and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to these Terms of Service to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form.
COPYRIGHT AND COPYRIGHT NOTICES
We respect the intellectual property of others, and we ask our users to do the same. We may, in appropriate circumstances, and at our discretion, terminate the accounts of users who infringe the intellectual property rights of others. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide our Copyright Agent with the following information:
MODIFICATIONS TO THESE TERMS OF SERVICE
LittleKnot reserves the right to amend these Terms of Service at its sole discretion and any modifications shall be effective immediately upon posting. We will announce any such change by posting the revised draft of these Terms of Service on the Service. You can determine when these Terms of Service were last revised by referring to the "Last Revised On" legend at the top of this page. By continuing to use the Service following such changes, you will be deemed to have agreed to such changes. If you do not agree with the terms of these Terms of Service or any changes thereto, please do not continue using this Service.