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Important notice about copyright infringement


Downloading GigaTribe does not give you license to obtain or share unauthorized or copyrighted materials. Do not download this program if you intend to use it for copyright infringement.



IMPORTANT - PLEASE READ CAREFULLY


Before reading the articles below, please be sure to note the following preliminary clauses. Certain terms specified in Article 1 below are used in these clauses.


Entering into this Agreement: This End User License Agreement constitutes a valid and binding agreement between GigaTribe and You, as a user, for the use of the GigaTribe Software. You must enter into this Agreement by clicking on the ACCEPT button in order to be able to install and use the Software. Furthermore, by installing and (continuously) using the Software You agree to be bound by the terms of this Agreement and any new versions hereof.


Electronic Signatures and Agreement(s): You acknowledge and agree that by clicking on the ACCEPT button or similar buttons or links as may be designated by GigaTribe to show Your approval of any foregoing texts and/or to download and install the Software, You are entering into a legal binding contract. You hereby agree to the use of electronic communication in order to enter into contracts, place orders and other records and to the electronic delivery of notices, policies and records of transactions initiated or completed through the Software. Furthermore, You hereby waive any rights or requirements under any laws or regulations in any jurisdiction which require an original (non-electronic) signature or delivery or retention of non-electronic records, to the extent permitted under applicable mandatory law.


Jurisdiction's Restrictions: if You are residing in a jurisdiction which restricts the use of internet-based applications according to age, or which restricts the ability to enter into agreements such as this agreement according to age and You are under such a jurisdiction and under such age limit, You may not enter into this Agreement and download, install or use the Software. By entering into this Agreement You explicitly state that You have verified in Your own jurisdiction if Your use of the Software is allowed.
In any case, you must be 13 years of age or older to download, install or use the Software.



Article 1. Definitions


In this Agreement the following capitalized definitions are being used, singular as well as plural.

1.1 GigaTribe: The company established under the laws of France.

1.2 Agreement: this End User License Agreement, as may be renewed, modified and/or amended from time to time.

1.3 Effective Date: the date on which this Agreement is entered into by clicking on the ACCEPT button as stated above or by downloading, installing and (continuously) using the Software.

1.4 IP Rights: any and all intellectual property rights, including but not limited to copyrights, trademarks and patents, as well as know how and trade secrets contained in or relating to the Software, the Website or the GigaTribe Promotional Materials.

1.5 GigaTribe Promotional Materials: any and all names, signs, logos, banners and any other materials, in whatever form, owned and/or used by GigaTribe for the promotion of its company, its products and activities.

1.6 Software: the GigaTribe software distributed by GigaTribe to exchange files over the internet, including without limitation the user interface, as well as any future programming fixes, updates and upgrades thereof.

1.7 Website: any and all elements and contents of the GigaTribe website available - among other URL's - under the URL www.gigatribe.com, from which website the Software can be downloaded.

1.8 You: you, the end user of the Software, also used in the form "Your" where applicable.

Article 2. License and Restrictions


2.1 License. Subject to the terms of this Agreement, GigaTribe hereby grants You a limited, personal, non-commercial (at home or at work), non-exclusive, non-sublicensable, non-assignable, free of charge license to download, install and use the Software on Your computer or PDA, for the sole purpose of internet file exchange and any other applications that may be explicitly provided by GigaTribe.

2.2 No Granting of Rights to Third Parties. You will not sell, assign, rent, lease, distribute, export, import, act as an intermediary or provider, or otherwise grant rights to third parties with regard to the Software.

2.3 No Modifications. You will not undertake, cause, permit or authorize the modification, creation of derivative works, translation, reverse engineering, decompiling, disassembling or hacking of the Software.

2.4 New Versions of the Software. GigaTribe, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to add additional features or functions, or to provide programming fixes, updates and upgrades, to the Software. You acknowledge and agree that GigaTribe has no obligation to make available to You any subsequent versions of the Software. You also agree that you may have to enter into a renewed version of this Agreement, in the event you want to download, install or use a new version of the Software. Furthermore, you acknowledge and agree that GigaTribe, in its sole discretion, may modify or discontinue or suspend Your ability to use any version of the Software, or terminate any license hereunder, at any time. GigaTribe also may suspend or terminate any license hereunder and disable any Software You may already have accessed or installed without prior notice at any time.

Article 3. Exceptions to License Restrictions


3.1 Exceptions. If You are interested in doing anything else than permitted under this Agreement, You will have to obtain GigaTribe's written consent and agree on any further (commercial) terms.

Article 4. Permission to Utilize


4.1 Permission to utilize Your computer. In order to receive the benefits provided by the Software, you hereby grant permission for the Software to utilize the processor and bandwidth of Your computer for the limited purpose of chating or exchanging files between You and other Software users.

Article 5. Confidentiality and Privacy


5.1 Your Confidential Information and Your Privacy. GigaTribe is committed to respecting Your privacy and the confidentiality of Your personal data. The "Privacy Policy" that is published on the Website applies to the use of Your personal data, the technical data as well as the content contained in Your chat messages or Your file transfers.

Article 6. IP Rights and Translations


6.1 Exclusive Ownership. You acknowledge and agree that any and all IP Rights are and shall remain the exclusive property of GigaTribe. Nothing in this Agreement intends to transfer any IP Rights to, or to vest any IP Rights in, You. You are only entitled to the limited use of the IP Rights granted to You in this Agreement. You will not take any action to jeopardize, limit or interfere with the IP Rights. You acknowledge and agree that any unauthorized use of the IP Rights is a violation of this Agreement as well as a violation of intellectual property laws, including without limitation copyright laws and trademark laws.

6.2 No Removal of Notices. You agree that You will not remove, obscure, make illegible or alter any notices or indications of the IP Rights and/or GigaTribe's rights and ownership thereof.

Article 7. Your Use of the Software


7.1 Use of the software. Installing Software enables You to chat and exchange files with other Software users.

7.2 No Warranties. GigaTribe cannot guarantee that You will always be able to use the GigaTribe Software, nor can GigaTribe guarantee that You can exchange files without disruptions, delays or other communication-related flaws. Shalsof will not be liable for any such disruptions, delays or other problems in any transfers experienced when using the GigaTribe Software.

7.3 No Control. You acknowledge and understand that GigaTribe does not control, or have any knowledge of, the content of any chat message nor file exchanged by the use of the GigaTribe Software. The content of the chat messages and of the transferred files is entirely the responsibility of the person from whom such content originated. You, therefore, may be exposed to content that is offensive, indecent or otherwise objectionable. GigaTribe will not be liable for any type of content spread by means of the Software.

7.4 Lawful purposes. You acknowledge and agree to use the GigaTribe software solely for lawful purposes. In this respect, you may not:
(a) download, or provide access to, any content protected by copyright laws, (b) exchange illegal content (racist or pedophilic materials, for example). Any account that violates these rules will be terminated.

Article 8. Term and (Consequences of) Termination


8.1 Term. This Agreement will be effective as of the Effective Date and will remain effective until terminated by either GigaTribe or You as set forth below.

8.2 Termination by GigaTribe. GigaTribe may terminate this Agreement at any time, with or without cause, by providing notice to You and/or by preventing Your access to the Software.

8.3 Termination by You. You may terminate this Agreement at any time, with or without cause, provided that You will meet with the conditions as set forth in Article 8.4 below.

8.4 Consequences of Termination. Upon termination of this Agreement, You (a) acknowledge and agree that all licenses and rights to use the Software shall terminate, and (b) will cease any and all use of the Software, and (c) will remove the Software from all hard drives, networks and other storage media and destroy all copies of the Software in Your possession or under Your control.

Article 9. Your Representations and Warranties Indemnification of GigaTribe


9.1 Representations. You represent and warrant that You are authorized to enter into this Agreement and comply with its terms. Furthermore, You represent and warrant that You will at any and all times meet with Your obligations hereunder, as well as any and all laws, regulations and policies that may apply to the use of the Software.

9.2 Indemnification. You agree to indemnify, defend and hold GigaTribe, its Affiliates and the GigaTribe Staff harmless from and against any and all liability and costs, including reasonable attorneys' fees incurred by said parties, in connection with or arising out of Your (a) violation or breach of any term of this Agreement or any applicable law, regulation, policy or guideline, whether or not referenced herein, or (b) violation of any rights of any third party, or (c) use or misuse of the Software, (d) transfer of a file with the Software.

Article 10 Disclaimer of Warranties


10.1 No warranties. THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITH NO WARRANTIES WHATSOEVER GigaTribe DOES NOT, EITHER EXPRESSED, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, MAKE ANY WARRANTIES, CLAIMS OR REPRESENTATIONS WITH RESPECT TO THE SOFTWARE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, WARRANTIES OF QUALITY, PERFORMANCE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY, OR FITNESS FOR USE OR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. GigaTribe FURTHER DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THE SOFTWARE WILL ALWAYS BE AVAILABLE, ACCESSIBLE, UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, ACCURATE, COMPLETE, AND ERROR-FREE OR WILL OPERATE WITHOUT PACKET LOSS, NOR DOES GigaTribe WARRANT ANY CONNECTION TO OR TRANSMISSION FROM THE INTERNET, OR ANY QUALITY OF TRANSFERS MADE THROUGH THE SOFTWARE.

10.2 Your own Risk. You acknowledge and agree that the entire risk arising out of the use or performance of the Software remains with You, to the maximum extent permitted by law.

10.3 Jurisdiction's Limitations. As some jurisdictions do not allow some of the exclusions or limitations as set forth above, some of these exclusions or limitations may not apply to You.

Article 11. Limitation of Liability


11.1 No Liability. The Software is being provided to You free of charge. ACCORDINGLY, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT GigaTribe, ITS AFFILIATES AND THE GigaTribe STAFF WILL HAVE NO LIABILITY IN CONNECTION WITH OR ARISING FROM YOUR USE OF THE SOFTWARE, AS SET FORTH BELOW.

11.2 Limitation of Liability. IN NO EVENT SHALL GigaTribe, ITS AFFILIATES OR THE GigaTribe STAFF BE LIABLE, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, WARRANTY, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), PRODUCT LIABILITY OR ANY OTHER FORM OF LIABILITY, FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY LOSS OF DATA, INTERRUPTION, COMPUTER FAILURE OR PECUNIARY LOSS) ARISING OUT OF THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE SOFTWARE, EVEN IF GigaTribe, ITS AFFILIATES OR THE GigaTribe STAFF HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

11.3 Remedy. YOUR ONLY RIGHT OR REMEDY WITH RESPECT TO ANY PROBLEMS OR DISSATISFACTION WITH THE SOFTWARE IS TO UNINSTALL AND CEASE USE OF SUCH SOFTWARE.

11.4 Jurisdiction's Limitations. As some jurisdictions do not allow some of the exclusions or limitations as set forth above, some of these exclusions or limitations may not apply to You.

Article 12. General Provisions


12.1 New versions of the Agreement. GigaTribe reserves the right to modify this Agreement at any time by providing such revised Agreement to You or by publishing the revised Agreement on the Website. Your continued use of the Software shall constitute Your acceptance to be bound by the terms and conditions of the revised Agreement.

12.2 Entire Agreement. The terms and conditions of this Agreement constitute the entire agreement between You and GigaTribe with respect to the subject matter hereof and will supersede and replace all prior understandings and agreements, in whatever form, regarding the subject matter.

12.3 Partial Invalidity. Should any term or provision hereof be deemed invalid, void or enforceable either in its entirety or in a particular application, the remainder of this Agreement shall nonetheless remain in full force and effect.

12.4 No waiver. The failure of GigaTribe any time or times to require performance of any provisions hereof shall in no manner affect its right at a later time to enforce the same unless the same is explicitly waived in writing and signed by GigaTribe.

12.5 No Assignment by You. You are not allowed to assign this Agreement or any rights hereunder.

12.6 Applicable Law. This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of France without giving effect to the conflict of laws or provisions of France or Your actual state or country of residence.

12.7 Competent Court. Any legal proceedings arising out of or relating to this Agreement will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of any court of France sitting in Paris.

YOU EXPRESSLY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ THIS AGREEMENT AND UNDERSTAND THE RIGHTS, OBLIGATIONS, TERMS AND CONDITIONS SET FORTH HEREIN. BY CLICKING ON THE ACCEPT BUTTON AND/OR CONTINUING TO INSTALL THE SOFTWARE, YOU EXPRESSLY CONSENT TO BE BOUND BY ITS TERMS AND CONSITIONS AND GRANT TO GigaTribe THE RIGHTS SET FORTH HEREIN.

Last revised: September 2012.