Terms of Service

Agreement to these Terms. These Terms of Service (“Terms”) as well as our Privacy Policy bind you each time you visit or use the ZipChat Website. If you do not agree to these Terms or our Privacy Policy, please do not use this Website.

Updates and Amendments. These Terms may be updated, reviewed or amended from time to time, at the sole discretion of  ZipChat. Material changes (if any) to these Terms will be indicated by notice on our home page. You should periodically refer to any changes made to these Terms. Continued use of this Website, or use of any of the services or purchase of any product, will thereafter constitute your deemed acceptance of the revised Terms.

Intellectual Property. Unless expressly specified to contrary, the text, graphics, logos and images displayed on this Website, including the arrangement of chat rooms, other content and the “look and feel” of the Website (together, “Our Content”), is the copyright of Chatib, and are protected by copyright, trademark and other intellectual property laws in Israel and other countries. You may download selections of this Website or Our Content made available on it explicitly for your personal, non-commercial use, without any kind of public reproduction. Reproduction, modification, copying or distribution of any of Our Content, except as allowed above, is expressly prohibited without written permission from Chatib. Requests for such permission can be via Contact Us page. Our Content on this Website remains our property and is our copyright. All rights are reserved by  ZipChat.

Your Content. Any content, including but not limited to photographs, pictures, images and video clips which you upload onto the Website, or share with other users of this Website (“Your Content”) is owned by you. Chatib does not claim any ownership on Your Content. You grant Chatib a non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, sub-licensable, worldwide license to use Your Content, in accordance with our Website’s Privacy Policy. You can choose to share Your Content with other users of our Website while chatting. You represent and warrant that you are the owner of Your Content, and are not violating any third party rights by posting or sharing Your Content on our Website. We do not necessarily endorse Your Content, and have no obligation to monitor, edit, remove or prescreen Your Content. You are solely liable for any of Your Content posted or shared on this Website. You are also solely responsible for your interaction with other users on this Website, both online and offline, and Chatib is not liable for the conduct of any of its users. In case you think that some user of Chatib or Chatib itself is infringing your intellectual property rights through our Website, you can promptly contact us, and we will reserve the right to delete content alleged to be infringing, and even terminate the accounts of repeat offenders.

Eligibility, Objectionable Content and Prohibited Uses. You must be of at least 18 years of age to use the chat services on this Website.You agree and warrant that none of Your Content shall be of a pornographic (including but not limited to child pornography), violent, discriminatory, unlawful, hateful, obscene, lewd, nude, partially nude or sexually suggestive nature, drug or terrorism related, or harmful, deceptive, extremely profane, racist, defamatory, abusive, threatening or otherwise objectionable in any manner (together “Objectionable Content”). You represent and warrant that you shall not solicit personal information from or exploit in a sexual or violent manner anyone under the age of 18. You also represent and warrant that none of Your Content infringes the rights of any other third party. Chatib disclaims any duty to monitor the nature of Your Content, and disclaims any liability or responsibility for any of Your Content. You also represent and warrant that you will not “stalk” or otherwise harass any other user of this Website, impersonate other people or organisations, provide false, misleading or inaccurate information to  ZipChat, interfere with Chat’s servers or software, attempt to access any restricted area on the Website, post harmful or disruptive html/javascript, upload or transmit files containing viruses or other objects which may damage other devices, access the Website through bots, agents, scraping, automated devices or intelligent search, or use the Website for spam purposes, unauthorised advertising or promotional purposes or to conduct surveys of any nature (together, “Prohibited Uses”).

Opening an Account.To enjoy full use of our services, you may register an account with us, where you must choose an username and a password (“Login Information”). You can also choose a third party site like Facebook or Google to login, in which case Chatib will have access to your profile picture and other login credentials. You must make every effort to keep your password safe. You may not transfer or sell your Login Information to any other person, or allow anyone, directly or indirectly, to use your Login Information. To further understand how we use your information or who we disclose it to, please refer to our Privacy Policy.

Termination and Refusal. Chatib reserves the right to terminate your account or refuse use of our services in certain circumstances at our sole discretion, including but not limited to you or Your Content , user name or profile picture not meeting the “Eligibility, Objectionable Content and Prohibited Uses” criteria or you being in violation of any other criteria as mentioned in these Terms.

Accuracy of Content and Limitation of Liability.  ZipChat takes reasonable efforts to ensure that accurate and up-to-date information is displayed on all pages of its Website. Our Content on this Website has been prepared with reasonable care, and is believed by Chatib to be true as on date of preparation of this Website, or the date of subsequent updates. However, we make no representation or warranty regarding the accuracy or completeness of Our Content made available on this Website. There may be technical inaccuracies, or other errors in Our Content uploaded, including typographical errors. Chatib shall not be liable for any incidental, direct or indirect losses or damages arising to you or any other third party from use of Our Content on this Website.

Third Party Sites. Our Website may contain links to other third party sites. As third party sites are beyond our control, we do not accept any responsibility in connection with such third party websites which may be accessible or linked through our Website. By linking a third party webpage, we do not endorse any of the contents of these third party websites, nor do we accept any liability for anything encountered therein. Users are advised to access such third party sites linked through our Website, with caution and at their own risk.

Security. You agree that any material downloaded or otherwise accessed through this website is at your own risk.  ZipChat will not be responsible for any damage to computer systems, or any loss in data arising from accessing this website.  ZipChat does not warrant that this website or its servers are free from computer viruses or other harmful mechanisms. In the absence of negligence on our side,  ZipChat cannot be held liable for any unauthorised access to protected information by third parties.

Indemnity. You agree to indemnify  ZipChat, its subcontractors, suppliers, service providers and affiliates, and keep them indemnified against all loss, damages or costs (including legal costs) arising from you breaching these Terms.

Disclaimer and warranties and limited liability. You Understand and agree that you use  ZipChat and it’s related services at your own risk.  ZipChat services are provided on an "as is" basis without representations or warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, including but not limited to warranties of title, non-infringement, or implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose, other than those warranties which are incapable of exclusion under law. you hereby acknowledge and agree that under no circumstances will  ZipChat, its officers, directors, employees, agents and third party content providers or licensors be liable to you or any third party for any loss whatsoever caused by your use or reliance on information obtained through the content distributed by  ZipChat as well as any direct, indirect, incidental, special, punitive or consequential damages or injury arising out of the use or inability to use the  ZipChat service or out of the breach of any warranty, or caused by any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, communication line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to and/or alteration of the ChatIB website, no matter whether such claims are based in contract, tort, negligence, strict liability or any other cause of action, and regardless of whether  ZipChat has been advised of the possibility of such damages. some jurisdictions limit the availability of such limitation of liability, in which case the provisions of this section may not apply to you. Notwithstanding the foregoing, in no event shall our liability exceed the sum of $10.00 US dollars.

Indemnity. You hereby agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless  ZipChat and all officers, directors, owners, agents, information providers, affiliates, licensors and licensees (collectively, the "indemnified parties") from and against any and all liability and costs, including, without limitation, reasonable attorneys' fees, incurred by the indemnified parties in connection with any claim arising out of any breach by you of this agreement or the foregoing representations, warranties and covenants. you shall cooperate as fully as reasonably required in the defense of any such claim.  ZipChat reserves the right, at its own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter subject to indemnification by you.

Miscellaneous. This Agreement represents the entire agreement between you and  ZipChat regarding the use of our services and supersedes any other agreement or understanding on the subject matter. This Agreement, your rights and obligations, and all actions contemplated by this Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the Ontario, Canada . As a condition of using  ZipChat services, each user agrees that any and all disputes and causes of action arising out of or connected with  ZipChat, shall be resolved through arbitration, with such arbitration to be held in Toronto, Ontario. Additionally, except where prohibited by law, as a condition of using  ZipChat services, you agree that any and all disputes and causes of action arising out of or connected to our services shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action. You also agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising from or related to the use of chatib must be filed within six (6) month after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred. The failure of either party to exercise in any respect any right provided for herein shall not be deemed a waiver of any further rights hereunder. If any provision of this Agreement is found to be unenforceable or invalid, that provision shall be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary so that this Agreement shall otherwise remain in full force and effect and be enforceable. This Agreement is not assignable, transferable or sub licensable without the prior written consent of  ZipChat.  ZipChat may assign this Agreement in whole or in part. No agency, partnership, joint venture, or employment is created as a result of this Agreement. Headings are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect. All notices under this Agreement shall be in writing and shall be deemed to have been duly given when receipt is electronically confirmed, if transmitted by facsimile or email or upon receipt, if sent by certified or registered mail, return receipt requested.

Governing Law. These Terms together with the Privacy Policy and the use of this website will be governed in accordance with the laws in Ontario, Canada.

These Terms were last updated on 2023-11-24

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