1. Grant of License for Registered Users; Use of Service
2. Use of Service; Advertisements
You may use the Service only if you can form a binding contract with Tapatalk and are not a person barred from receiving services under the laws of the United States or other applicable jurisdiction. If you are accepting this License Agreement and using the Service on behalf of a company, organization, government, or other legal entity, you represent and warrant that you are authorized to do so. You may use the Service only in compliance with this License Agreement and all applicable local, state, national, and international laws, rules and regulations. You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, trade, resell or exploit for any commercial purposes, any portion or use of, or access to, the Service.
We provide features in the Service that allow you to follow other users, specific forums, sub-forums, or threads. These features will also allow other users to follow you or follow specific forum threads that you make via the Service. In the event that you do not want to allow other users to follow you or your forum threads, please visit the Settings section in the Application to make certain information private where available. When you choose to register as a member of a forum, we will send your username, and email to the applicable forum so that you become a member of that forum, and you agree to comply with the rules, regulations, end-user license agreement, and terms of service of each such forum.
You have no ownership rights in the Service. Rather, you have a license to use the Service as long as this License Agreement remains in full force and effect. Ownership of the Service, Application, Documentation and all intellectual property rights therein shall remain at all times with Tapatalk. Any other use of the Service by any person, business, corporation, government organization or any other entity is strictly forbidden and is a violation of this License Agreement.
The Service, Application and Documentation contain material that is protected by copyright law, nationally and internationally. It is also protected by United States Copyright Law, trade secret law, and by international treaty provisions. All rights not granted to you herein are expressly reserved by Tapatalk. You may not remove any proprietary notice of Tapatalk. from any part of the Service, Application or Documentation.
All licenses pertaining to your use of the Service, Application and Documentation must be granted explicitly in writing by Tapatalk. Accordingly, without such license or as set forth explicitly under this License Agreement, you may not publish, display, disclose, rent, lease, modify, loan, distribute, or create derivative works based on the Service or any part thereof. You may not reverse engineer, decompile, translate, adapt, or disassemble the Service or Application, nor shall you attempt to create the source code from the object code for the Service or Application.
You acknowledge that the Service contains proprietary trade secrets of Tapatalk and you agree to maintain the confidentiality of the Service using at least as great a degree of care as you use to maintain the confidentiality of your own most confidential information. In order to access certain features of the Service you may be required to register. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and account and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your password or account. You agree to immediately notify Tapatalk in writing of any unauthorized use of your password or account or any other breach of security, and ensure that you exit from your account at the end of each session. Tapatalk is not liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with this Section.
8. Warranty Disclaimer
THE SERVICE, INCLUDING THE APPLICATION, IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS WITHOUT REPRESENTATION, WARRANTY, CONDITION, OR GUARANTEE OF ANY KIND, AND YOUR USE THEREOF IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. THE TAPATALK ENTITIES (defined below) DISCLAIM ALL REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES, CONDITIONS, AND GUARANTEES, INCLUDING WARRANTIES OF TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY, NONINFRINGEMENT AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
IN ADDITION, THE TAPATALK ENTITIES MAKE NO WARRANTY AND DISCLAIM ALL RESPONSIBILITY AND LIABILITY FOR: (I) THE COMPLETENESS, ACCURACY, AVAILABILITY, TIMELINESS, SECURITY OR RELIABILITY OF THE SERVICE; (II) ANY HARM TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM AND/OR DEVICE, LOSS OF DATA, OR OTHER HARM THAT RESULTS FROM YOUR ACCESS TO OR USE OF THE SERVICE; (III) THE DELETION OF, OR THE FAILURE TO STORE OR TO TRANSMIT, ANY CONTENT AND OTHER COMMUNICATIONS ACCESSED BY, THROUGH, OR MAINTAINED BY THE SERVICE; (IV) WHETHER THE SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS OR BE AVAILABLE ON AN UNINTERRUPTED, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE BASIS, AND (V) ANY CONTENT, SOFTWARE, HARDWARE, OR EQUIPMENT ACCESSED FROM, THROUGH, OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SERVICE. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED FROM THE TAPATALK ENTITIES OR THROUGH THE SERVICE, WILL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY MADE HEREIN.
9. Limitation of Liability
TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, (a) ANY LIABILITY OF THE TAPATALK ENTITIES IN CONNECTION WITH THE SERVICE, UNDER ANY CAUSE OF ACTION OR THEORY, IS $100, AND (b) IN ADDITION TO ANY OTHER LIMITATION(S) IN THIS LICENSE AGREEMENT, THE TAPATALK ENTITIES ARE NOT LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING DAMAGES FOR LOST PROFITS, GOODWILL, LOSS OF DATA, OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES ARISING OUT OF, OR IN CONNECTION WITH, THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICE, INCLUDING THE APPLICATION, EVEN IF TAPATALK HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. IN ADDITION, YOU WILL NOT HOLD TAPATALK RESPONSIBLE FOR THE SELECTION OR RETENTION OF, OR ANY ACTS, ERRORS, OR OMISSIONS BY, ANY THIRD PARTY REGARDLESS OF INTENT IN CONNECTION WITH THE SERVICE, OR FOR ANY CONTENT ACCESSED FROM, THROUGH, OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SERVICE.
10. Enforceability of this License Agreement
If any provision of License Agreement is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties' intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of this License Agreement remain in full force and effect.
11. Your Warranties
You represent, warrant, and unconditionally guarantee to Tapatalk that (a) you have the right and ability to enter into this License Agreement, (b) you and/or any parties to whom you may make use of the Service available will not use it in any manner that might (i) infringe upon any copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret, or other proprietary right of any third party; (ii) materially violate any applicable law, statute, ordinance, regulation, directive, right of publicity or privacy; (iii) knowingly contain viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancelbots, or other similar harmful or deleterious programming routines; (iv) contain or promote illegal or unlawful activity; (v) contain excessively objectionable or crude content; (vi) contain pornographic material, defined by Webster's Dictionary as "explicit descriptions or displays of sexual organs or activities intended to stimulate erotic rather than aesthetic or emotional feelings;” (vii) contain references or commentary about a religious, cultural or ethnic group that are defamatory, offensive, mean-spirited or likely to expose the targeted group to harm or violence. Any violation of your warrant may result in an immediate and permanent ban from the Service.
You will indemnify, defend and hold harmless Tapatalk and its subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, officers, directors, employees, and agents (collectively, “Tapatalk Entities”) from all claims, whether actual or alleged (collectively, “Claims”), that arise out of or in connection with a breach of this License Agreement, use of the Service, including any content you submit, post, transmit, modify or otherwise make available through the Service, and/or any violation of law and/or the rights of any third party. You are solely responsible for defending any Claim against a Tapatalk Entity, subject to such Tapatalk Entity’s right to participate with counsel of its own choosing, at its own expense, and for payment of all judgments, settlements, damages, losses, liabilities, costs, and expenses, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, resulting from all Claims against a Tapatalk Entity, provided that you will not agree to any settlement that imposes any obligation or liability on a Tapatalk Entity without its prior express written consent.
This License Agreement is effective until terminated. Unless otherwise explicitly set forth in writing within another agreement, you may end your legal agreement with Tapatalk at any time for any reason by deactivating your account and discontinuing your use of the Service. You do not need to specifically inform Tapatalk when you stop using the Service. Tapatalk may terminate this License Agreement for any reason, including if Tapatalk finds that you have violated any of the terms and/or conditions of this License Agreement. Upon notification of termination, you agree to destroy or return to Tapatalk all copies of the Service, Application and Documentation in your possession, custody or control. Sections 3 through 20 will survive the termination of this License Agreement.
14. Trademark Information and Intellectual Property
You agree that all of Tapatalk’s trademarks, trade names, service marks, logos, brand features, and product and Service names are trademarks and the property of Tapatalk, and that you will not make trademark use of or otherwise misappropriate any of the foregoing without Tapatalk's prior written approval in each instance.
All other trademarks that appear on the Application Tapatalk website or in connection with the Service, including the trademarks of Tapatalk compatible forums, are displayed for informational, identification, and reference purposes only, and are the property of their respective owners. Tapatalk's identification and display of Tapatalk compatible forum names and logos does not imply any endorsement by, affiliation with, or sponsorship by any forum, and Tapatalk explicitly disclaims any such endorsement, affiliation, or sponsorship.
You agree that the Service contains proprietary information protected by applicable intellectual property and other laws and international treaty provisions in favor of Tapatalk. You further agree that content and information presented or available to you through the Service is protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents and/or other proprietary rights and laws.
15. Copyright or Intellectual Property Complaints
Tapatalk respects the intellectual property of others. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, or your intellectual property rights have been violated, please provide us with the following information:
We reserve the right to remove content alleged to be infringing without prior notice, at our sole discretion, and without liability to you. In appropriate circumstances, Tapatalk may also terminate a user’s access to the Service if the user is determined to be a repeat infringer. Please send the foregoing information to our agent for notice of claims of copyright or other intellectual property infringement at:
Attn: Copyright Agent
202 Bicknell Avenue, First Floor
Santa Monica, CA 90405
16. Choice of Law; Venue
This License Agreement and the relationship between you and Tapatalk are governed by the laws of the State of California without regard to its conflict/choice of law provisions, and that any and all claims, causes of action, or disputes (regardless of theory) arising out of or relating to the License Agreement , or the relationship between you and Tapatalk, shall be brought exclusively in the state or federal courts located in Los Angeles County, California. You and Tapatalk waive any and all objections to the exercise of jurisdiction over the parties by such courts and venue in such courts.
17. Class Action Waiver
ANY CLAIM AGAINST TAPATALK SHALL BE ADJUDICATED ON AN INDIVIDUAL BASIS, AND SHALL NOT BE CONSOLIDATED IN ANY PROCEEDING WITH ANY CLAIM OR CONTROVERSY OF ANY OTHER PARTY. AS SUCH, YOU AGREE THAT YOU WAIVE ANY RIGHT TO PARTICIPATION AS A PLAINTIFF OR AS A CLASS MEMBER IN A CLASS ACTION SUIT AGAINST ANY OF THE TAPATALK ENTITIES. You may not be a representative of other potential claimants or a class of potential claimants in any dispute, nor may two or more individuals' disputes be consolidated or otherwise determined in one proceeding.
18. Statute of Limitation/Time to File an Action
You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to use of the Service, including the website, the Application or this License Agreement must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred.
Tapatalk may provide you with notices by email, regular mail, SMS, MMS, text message, push notifications, postings on the Service/website, or other reasonable means now known or hereafter developed. You acknowledge and agree that Tapatalk will have no liability associated with or arising from your failure to maintain and supply Tapatalk with accurate contact information about yourself, including your failure to receive important information and updates about the Service, Application or the website.
This License Agreement was last updated on and is effective as of May 5, 2018.
202 Bicknell Avenue, First Floor
Santa Monica, CA 90405