HnX Terms of Use

These General Terms of Use ("General Terms"), along with any applicable Additional Terms (see section 1.2 below) and the Subscription and Cancellation terms (collectively "Terms") govern your use of our website, customer support, and services such as Creative Cloud (collectively “Services”) and software that we include as part of the Services, as well as any applications, Sample Files and Content Files (defined below), scripts, source code, instruction sets, and related documentation (collectively “Software”). If you have entered into another agreement with us concerning specific Services or Software, then the terms of that agreement control where it conflicts with the Terms. As discussed more in section 4 below, you retain all rights and ownership you have in your Content (defined below).

1. Privacy

1.1 Privacy. For information about how we collect, use, share or otherwise process information about you, please see our Privacy Policy at http://www.hnxservices.com/privacy.

1.2 Our Access to Your Content. Where permitted by law, we will only access or view your Content (defined in section 4.1 below) in limited ways. For example, in order to perform the Services, we may need to access or view your Content to (a) respond to support requests; (b) detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security, unlawful, or technical issues; and (c) enforce the Terms.

3. Use of Services and Software

3.1. Subscription-Based Software License. If we provide the Software to you as part of your subscription to use the Services, then subject to your compliance with the Terms, we grant you a non-exclusive license to install and use the Software: (a) as long as your subscription is valid; (b) as long as it does not exceed the total number of licenses purchased; and (c) consistent with the Terms and related documentation.

3.2. Restrictions and Requirements. Proprietary Notices. You must ensure that any permitted copy of the Software that you make contains the same copyright and other proprietary notices that appear on or in the Software. Restrictions. Unless permitted in the Terms, you must not:
3.2.1 use or offer the Software on a service bureau basis;
3.2.2 host or stream the Software;
3.2.3 allow third parties to access the Software remotely;
3.2.4 circumvent technological measures intended to control access to the Software;
3.2.5 develop, distribute, or use with the Software, products that circumvent the technological measures; or
3.2.6 rent, lease, sell, sublicense, assign, or transfer your rights in the Software, or authorize any portion of the Software to be copied onto another’s device.

3.3. Activation and Validation. The Software may require you to take certain steps to activate the Software or validate your subscription. Failure to activate or register the Software, failure to validate the subscription, or a determination by us of fraudulent or unauthorized use of the Software may result in reduced functionality, inoperability of the Software, or a termination or suspension of the subscription.

3.4. Updates. The Software may automatically download and install updates from time to time. These updates may take the form of bug fixes, new features, or new versions. You agree to receive such updates from HnXServices as part of your use of the Software.

4. Your Content

4.1 Content. "Content" means any material, such as audio files, video files, electronic documents, or images, that you upload and import into the Services or Software in connection with your use of the Services.

4.2 Ownership. You retain all rights and ownership of your Content. We do not claim any ownership rights to your Content.

4.3 Licenses to Your Content in Order to Operate the Services and Software. We require certain licenses from you to your Content in order to operate and enable the Services and Software. When you upload Content to the Services and Software, you grant us a nonexclusive, worldwide, royalty-free, sublicensable, and transferable license to use, reproduce, publicly display, distribute, modify (so as to better showcase your Content, for example), publicly perform, and translate the Content as needed in response to user driven actions (such as when you choose to privately store or share your Content with others). This license is only for the purpose of operating or improving the Services and Software.

5. Account Information

You are responsible for all activity that occurs via your account. Please notify Customer Support immediately if you become aware of any unauthorized use of your account. You may not (a) Share your account information (except with an authorized account administrator); or (b) use another person’s account. Your account administrator may use your account information to manage your use and access to the Services and Software. For PhoneGap, we reserve the right to monitor and enforce subscription plan limits and restrictions, including, but not limited to, the right to charge for overages.

6. User Conduct

6.1 Responsible Use. You must use the Services and Software responsibly.

6.2 Misuse. You must not misuse the Services or Software. For example, you must not:
(a) copy, modify, host, stream, sublicense, or resell the Services or Software;
(b) enable or allow others to use the Services or Software using your account information;
(c) use the Software to construct any kind of database;
(d) access or attempt to access the Services or Software by any means other than the interface we provide or authorize;
(e) circumvent any access or use restrictions put into place to prevent certain uses of the Services or Software;
(f) share Content, or engage in behavior that violates anyone’s intellectual property rights (“Intellectual Property Rights” means copyright, moral rights, trademark, trade dress, patent, trade secret, unfair competition, right of privacy, right of publicity, and any other proprietary rights);
(g) upload or share any Content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, tortious, defamatory, libelous, vulgar, lewd, profane, invasive of another’s privacy, or hateful;
(h) impersonate any person or entity, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;
(i) attempt to disable, impair, or destroy the Services and Software;
(j) upload, transmit, store, or make available any Content or code that contains any viruses, malicious code, malware, or any components designed to harm or limit the functionality of the Services or Software;
(k) disrupt, interfere with, or inhibit any other user from using the Services or Software (such as stalking, intimidating, or harassing others, inciting others to commit violence, or harming minors in any way);
(l) engage in chain letters, junk mails, pyramid schemes, phishing, spamming, or other unsolicited messages;
(m) place an advertisement of any products or services in the Services except with our prior written approval;
(n) use any data mining or similar data gathering and extraction methods in connection with the Services; or
(o) violate applicable law (including, but not limited to, where applicable, COPPA).

7. Your Warranty and Indemnification Obligations.

7.1 Warranty. By uploading your Content to the Services or Software, you agree that you have: (a) all necessary licenses and permissions to use and Share your Content; and (b) the rights necessary to grant the licenses in the Terms.

7.2 Indemnification. You will indemnify us and our subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, employees, partners, and licensors from any claim, demand, loss, or damage, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, arising out of or related to your Content, your use of the Services or Software, or your violation of the Terms.

8. Disclaimers of Warranties.

8.1 Unless stated in the Additional Terms, the Services and Software are provided “AS-IS.” To the maximum extent permitted by law, we disclaim all warranties, express or implied, including the implied warranties of non-infringement, merchantability, and fitness for a particular purpose. We make no commitments about the content within the Services. We further disclaim any warranty that (a) the Services or Software will meet your requirements or will be constantly available, uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error-free; (b) the results obtained from the use of the Services or Software will be effective, accurate, or reliable; (c) the quality of the Services or Software will meet your expectations; or (d) any errors or defects in the Services or Software will be corrected.

9.2 We specifically disclaim all liability for any actions resulting from your use of any Services or Software. You may use and access the Services or Software at your own discretion and risk, and you are solely responsible for any damage to your computer system or loss of data that results from the use of and access to any Service or Software.

9. Limitation of Liability.

9.1 Unless stated in the Additional Terms, we are not liable to you or anyone else for any loss of use, data, goodwill, or profits, whatsoever, and any special, incidental, indirect, consequential, or punitive damages whatsoever, regardless of cause (even if we have been advised of the possibility of the loss or damages), including losses and damages (a) resulting from loss of use, data, or profits, whether or not foreseeable; (b) based on any theory of liability, including breach of contract or warranty, negligence or other tortious action; or (c) arising from any other claim arising out of or in connection with your use of or access to the Services or Software. Nothing in the Terms limits or excludes our liability for gross negligence, for our, or our employees’, intentional misconduct, or for death or personal injury.

9.2 Our total liability in any matter arising out of or related to the Terms is limited to US $100 or the aggregate amount that you paid for access to the Service and Software during the three-month period preceding the event giving rise to the liability, whichever is larger. This limitation will apply regardless of the form or source of claim or loss, whether the claim or loss was foreseeable, and whether a party has been advised of the possibility of the claim or loss.

10. Termination.

10.1 Termination by You. You may stop using the Services and Software at any time. Termination of your account does not relieve you of any obligation to pay any outstanding fees.

11.2 Termination by Us. If we terminate the Terms, or your use of the Service(s) for reasons other than for cause, we will make reasonable efforts to notify you at least 30 days prior to termination via the email address you provide to us with instructions on how to retrieve your Content. Unless stated in any Additional Terms, we may, at any time, terminate your right to use and access the Services or Software if:
(a) you breach any provision of the Terms (or act in a manner that clearly shows you do not intend to, or are unable to, comply with the Terms);
(b) you fail to make the timely payment of fees for the Services or Software, if any;
(c) you materially breach any provision of the Terms, and (i) the breach cannot be corrected; or (ii) we notify you of the breach and you fail to correct it within 14 days of the notice;
(d) you physically, verbally, or through other means abuse, threaten, bully, or harass us or our personnel (in such circumstances, we may alternatively suspend or restrict your access to the Services or Software);
(e) you have repeatedly made complaints in bad faith or without a reasonable basis, and continue to do so after we have asked you to stop (in such circumstances, we may alternatively suspend or restrict your access to the Services or Software);
(f) we are required to do so by law (for example, where the provision of the Services or Software to you is, or becomes, unlawful);
(g) we elect to discontinue the Services or Software, in whole or in part (such as if it becomes impractical for us to continue offering Services in your region due to change of law); or
(h) there has been an extended period of inactivity in your free account.

11. Updates and Availability.

11.1. Updates to the Services and Software. We may modify, update, or discontinue the Services or Software (including any portions or features) at any time, without liability to you or anyone else. However, for changes to paid offerings, we will make reasonable efforts to notify you of the modification, update or discontinuation. If we discontinue the Services or Software in its entirety, we will also allow you a reasonable time to download your Content and we may provide you with a pro rata refund for any unused fees for that Service or Software that you prepaid.

12. No Modifications, Reverse Engineering.

Except as expressly permitted in the Terms, you may not (a) modify, port, adapt or translate any portion of the Services or Software; or (b) reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble or otherwise attempt to discover the source code or any portion of any Service or Software. If the laws of your jurisdiction give you the right to decompile the Software to obtain information necessary to render the licensed portions of the Services or Software interoperable with other software, you must first request such information from us. We may, in our discretion, either provide such information to you or impose reasonable conditions, including a reasonable fee, on your decompilation of the Services or Software to ensure that our and our suppliers’ proprietary rights in the Services and Software are protected.