Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

Last updated: September 23rd, 2020

Communitas Technologies, LLC (“us”, “we”, “our”, “Communitas”) operates a number of websites that operate as the Communitas Platform, including https://www.communitastech.com, the Chapterapp.io staff website, https://www.chapterapp.io, and the Story by Communitas mobile website and native applications (the “Sites”). This page informs you of our policies regarding the use of the Sites, as well as the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information we receive from users of the Sites. Additionally, it informs you of the expectations of you while using the Sites. By accessing the Sites, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with the Privacy Policy, and to use the Sites in compliance with the Terms of Use. All policies are governed by the laws of the State of Texas without regard to conflict of law provisions. These Terms of Use affect your legal rights and obligations and should be read in full prior to use of the Sites. Use of the Sites serve as your acceptance of the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy below.

TERMS OF USE

Intellectual Property Ownership

All information provided on the Sites which is subject to copyright, trademark, or patent protection is the property of us, and will remain property of us. By using the site, you do not have the right to copy, reproduce, sell, use, or otherwise exercise the Intellectual Property rights in any way.

Privacy Policy

Our privacy policies and use and collection of personal information is outlined in our Privacy Policy, included further down on this page. The Privacy Policy is incorporated herein by reference.

Disclaimer of Warranties and Liability

THE SITES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND WE MAKE NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER RELATING TO THE SITES, LINKED SITES, OR OTHER CONTENT THAT MAY BE ACCESSIBLE DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY THROUGHOUT THE SITES. WE DISCLAIM TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW ANY AND ALL SUCH REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES.

WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, WE DISCLAIM TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW ANY AND ALL (a) WARRANTIES OR MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, (b) WARRANTIES AGAINST INFRINGEMENT OF ANY THIRD-PARTY INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY OR PROPRIETARY RIGHTS, (c) WARRANTIES RELATING TO THE TRANSMISSION OR DELIVERY OF THE SITES, (d) WARRANTIES RELATING TO THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, CORRECTNESS, OR COMPLETENESS OF DATA MADE AVAILABLE ON THE SITES OR OTHERWISE BY US, AND (e) WARRANTIES OTHERWISE RELATING TO PERFORMANCE, NONPERFORMANCE, OR OTHER ACTS OR OMISSIONS BY US OR ANY THIRD PARTY. FURTHER THERE IS NO WARRANTY THAT THE SITES WILL MEET YOUR NEEDS OR REQUIREMENTS OR THE NEEDS OR REQUIREMENTS OF ANY OTHER PERSON OR ORGANIZATION.

Additionally, no content, product or service purchased on or through the Sites is guaranteed to be suitable for a particular purpose. It is the responsibility of the customer to review any and all products produced from or advertised on the Sites for use in any specific manner. We will not be liable for any damage to person or property stemming from misuse of a product or content produced from the Site. Additionally, we will not be liable for any mistakes made by the customer in the ordering or designing process. All contracts for content, product or services signed on the Sites are subject to the terms and conditions specifically enumerated in the contract.

Minors

We do not specifically market to children under the age of 13 years old, or minors under the age of 18 years old. Additionally, the minimum age to engage with the Sites, and use the features of or order product from the Sites is 18 years old, unless agreed to by the youth’s parent.

Indemnification

User agrees to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless the Sites and Communitas, along with its partners, owners, members, principals, employees, contractors, attorneys, agents, and representatives (individually, an “Indemnified Party” and collectively, the “Indemnified Parties”), for, against, and from (a) all third party claims arising out of or related to User’s use, actions, and statements made during the course of using the Sites, including any losses, costs, damages, expenses (including, without limitation, attorneys’ fees) or other liabilities incurred by the Sites and Communitas in responding to such third party claims, and (b) liabilities, claims (including, without limitation, claims and liabilities relating to remediation, bodily injury and property damage), causes of action, suits, judgments, damages, losses, costs, and expenses (including, without limitation, court costs, reasonable attorneys’ fees, and costs of work) of any nature (individually and collectively, “Losses”), to the extent arising out of, resulting from or incurred as a result of user’s work, work product, actions, or statements made during the term of this Agreement

User Comments, Posts, and Feedback

Any information you transmit by message, text, or post through the Sites shall be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary, except for your Personal Information which is covered under the Privacy Policy. We do not claim ownership of any information or material you transmit, distribute, post, communicate, or send.

Additionally, you agree not to transmit, distribute, post, communicate, or store information on this Sites that:

(a) is copyrighted, unless you are the copyright owner;

(b) violates or infringes on any other intellectual property rights of others or the privacy or publicity rights of others;

(c) reveals a trade secret, unless you own it;

(d) is obscene, libelous, defamatory, threatening, harassing, abusive, malicious, hateful, sexually explicit, or embarrassing to any other person or entity, advocates, promotes, incites, instructs, informs, assists or otherwise encourages violence or other illegal activities, or involves fraud, stalking, or otherwise violating the legal rights of others, is harmful to minors, attempts to mislead others about your identity or the origin of a message or other communication, or impersonates or otherwise misrepresents your affiliation with any other person or entity, or is otherwise materially false, misleading, or inaccurate or otherwise objectionable, all as determined by RSL in its sole discretion;

(e) violates any applicable law or regulation;

(f) constitutes or contains junk mail, spam, advertisements or solicitations of a business, surveys, contests, chain letters, or pyramid schemes;

(g) contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, or other computer programming routines, engines, or other software, data, or programs that are intended to or may damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data information, or property of another including, but not limited to, the Site;

(f) is a deemed to be a violation of the atmosphere or appropriateness of the Sites as determined by us.

Third Party Sites

We may include third party products or services on our Sites. Our Sites uses one or more third-party payment processing services to process all payments made through the Sites. We are not responsible for storing or collection of the payment information provided during the payment process. Additionally, you may be subject to the payment processor’s Terms and Conditions and Account Agreement by utilizing the payment feature on our Sites.

International Use

This Sites is intended for use in the United States, and United States territories. Any usage outside of these areas should be approved in writing by Communitas, so that we can adequately service your account as expected.

Electronic Approval

This Terms of Use and Privacy Policy is provided on a distinct landing page on the Sites, and by utilizing the features on the Sites you agree to both the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy as listed herein. If you are accessing the Sites on behalf of an organization or entity, your use of the Sites certifies that you have authority to act on behalf of the organization or entity.

Questions?

If you have any questions or concerns regarding these terms, please contact us.

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