Terms of Use

1. Acceptance
Welcome to the Website of KIOO Project (“Organization”, “we” or “us”). By visiting the Organization’s Website at http://www.KIOOproject.org/, viewing its content and/or using its features (the content and features together referred to as the “Website”) you agree to (1) these Terms of Use (the “TOU”), (2) the Organization’s privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) found at http://www.KIOOproject.org/privacy-policy and incorporated herein by reference, and (3) the Organization’s Community Guidelines (“Community Guidelines”) available at http://www.KIOOproject.org/community-guidelines and incorporated herein by reference. If you do not agree to the TOU, Privacy Policy and Community Guidelines in their entirety, please do not use the Website.

This Website is offered and available to users who are 13 years of age or older unless otherwise restricted by the local laws of the jurisdiction where the user is accessing the Website. By using this Website, you represent and warrant that you meet all of the foregoing eligibility requirements.

These TOU are periodically modified, revised and updated at the sole discretion of the Organization. The most recent version is located at http://www.KIOOproject.org/terms-of-use. You agree to be bound by such modifications, revisions or updates. Nothing in these TOU shall be deemed to confer any third-party rights or benefits.

2. Use
These TOU apply to all users of the Website. The Website may contain links to third party websites that are not owned or controlled by the Organization. The Organization has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, practices or policies of any third party websites. Additionally, the Organization cannot and will not censor or edit the content of any third party website. By using the Website you expressly release the Organization from any and all liability arising from your use of any third party website.

3. Intellectual Property
The Website and its entire contents, features and functionality (including but not limited to all information, software, text, displays, images, video and audio, and the design, selection and arrangement thereof), are owned by the Organization, its licensors or other providers of such material and are protected by United States and international copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property or proprietary rights laws.

The TOU permit you to use the Website for your personal, non-commercial use only. You must not reproduce, distribute, modify, create derivative works of, publicly display, publicly perform, republish, download, store or transmit any of the material on our Website, except as follows:

  • Your computer may temporarily store copies of such materials in RAM incidental to your accessing and viewing those materials.
  • You may store files that are automatically cached by your Web browser for display enhancement purposes.
  • You may print one copy of a reasonable number of pages of the Website for your own personal, non-commercial use and not for further reproduction, publication or distribution.
  • If we provide content or applications for download, you may download a single copy to your computer or mobile device solely for your own personal, non-commercial use, provided you agree to be bound by our end user license agreement for such applications.
  • If we provide social media features (https://www.facebook.com/KIOOproject, https://instagram.com/KIOO.project, https://twitter.com/KIOOproject, http://vimeo.com/KIOOproject) with certain content, you make take such actions as are enabled by such features.

You must not:

  • Modify copies of any materials from this site.
  • Use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from the accompanying text.
  • Delete or alter any copyright, trademark or other proprietary rights notices from copies of materials from this site.

You must not access or use for any commercial purposes any part of the Website or any services or materials available through the Website. If you wish to make any use of material on the Website other than that set out in this section, please address your request to: smile@KIOOproject.org.

If you print, copy, modify, download or otherwise use or provide any other person with access to any part of the Website in breach of the TOU, your right to use the Website will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made. No right, title or interest in or to the Website or any content on the Website is transferred to you, and all rights not expressly granted are reserved by the Organization. Any use of the Website not expressly permitted by the TOU is a breach of the TOU and may violate copyright, trademark and other laws.

4. Prohibited Uses
You may use the Website only for lawful purposes and in accordance with the TOU. You agree not to use the Website:

  • In any way that violates any applicable federal, state, local or international law or regulation (including, without limitation, any laws regarding the export of data or software to and from the US or other countries).
  • For the purpose of exploiting, harming or attempting to exploit or harm minors in any way through the use of the Website.
  • To engage in any other conduct that restricts or inhibits anyone’s use or enjoyment of the Website, or which, as determined by us, may harm the Organization or users of the Website or expose them to liability.

Additionally, you agree not to:

  • Use the Website in any manner that could disable, overburden, damage, or impair the site or interfere with any other party’s use of the Website.
  • Use any robot, spider or other automatic device, process or means to access the Website for any purpose, including monitoring or copying any of the material on the Website.
  • Use any manual process to monitor or copy any of the material on the Website or for any other unauthorized purpose without our prior written consent.
  • Use any device, software or routine that interferes with the proper working of the Website.
  • Introduce any viruses, trojan horses, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful.
  • Attempt to gain unauthorized access to, interfere with, damage or disrupt any parts of the Website, the server on which the Website is stored, or any server, computer or database connected to the Website.
  • Attack the Website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of-service attack.
  • Otherwise attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Website.

5. Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”)
If you are a copyright owner or an agent thereof and believe that any Content infringes upon your copyrights, you may submit a notification pursuant to the DMCA by providing our Copyright Agent with the following information in writing (see 17 U.S.C. §512(c)(3) for further detail):

A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the exclusive right(s) allegedly infringed; Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site; Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled and information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to locate the material; Information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to contact you, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail; A statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and a statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that you are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.

The Organization’s designated Copyright Agent to receive notifications of claimed infringement is:

KIOO Project
242 East 25th Street
No 7B
New York, NY 10010

Only DMCA notices should go to the Copyright Agent.

6. Warranty Disclaimer
YOU AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE SHALL BE AT YOUR SOLE RISK. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW,THE ORGANIZATION, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AND AGENTS DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN CONNECTION WITH THE WEBSITE AND YOUR USE THEREOF. THE ORGANIZATION MAKES NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THE WEBSITE’S CONTENT OR THE CONTENT OF ANY SITES LINKED TO THE WEBSITE AND ASSUMES NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY (I) ERRORS, MISTAKES, OR INACCURICIES OF CONTENT, (II) PERSONAL INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE, OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER, RESULTING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE WEBSITE, (III) ANY UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR USE OF OUR SECURE SERVERS AND/OR ANY AND ALL PERSONAL INFORMATION AND/OR FINANCIAL INFORMATION STORED THEREIN, (IV) ANY INTERRUPTION OR CESSATION OF TRANSMISSION TO OR FROM OUR SERVICES, (IV) ANY BUGS, VIRUSES, TROJAN HORSES, OR THE LIKE WHICH MAY BE TRANSMITTED TO OR THROUGH THE WEBSITE BY ANY THIRD PARTY, AND/OR (V) ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN ANY CONTENT OR FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND INCURRED AS A RESULT OF THE USE OF ANY CONTENT POSTED, EMAILED, TRANSMITTED, OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE VIA THE WEBSITE. UNLESS EXPLICITLY NOTED OTHERWISE, THE ORGANIZATION DOES NOT WARRANT, ENDORSE, GUARANTEE, OR ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY PRODUCT OR SERVICES ADVERTISED OR OFFERED BY A THIRD PARTY THROUGH THE WEBSITE OR ANY HYPERLINKED SERVICES OR FEATURED IN ANY BANNER OR OTHER ADVERTISING, AND THE ORGANIZATION WILL NOT BE A PARTY TO OR IN ANY WAY BE RESPONSIBLE FOR MONITORING ANY TRANSACTION BETWEEN YOU AND THIRD-PARTIES WITH RESPECT TO ANY PRODUCTS OR SERVICES.

7. Limitation of Liability
IN NO EVENT SHALL THE ORGANIZATION, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, OR AGENTS, BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM ANY (I) ERRORS, MISTAKES, OR INACCURACIES OF CONTENT, (II) PERSONAL INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE, OF ANY NATURE WHATSEOVER, RESULTING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE SERVICES, (III) ANY UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR USE OF OUR SECURE SERVERS AND/OR ANY AND ALL PERSONAL INFORMATION AND/OR FINANCIAL INFORMATION STORED THEREIN, (IV) ANY INTERRUPTION OR CESSATION OF TRANSMISSION TO OR FROM OUR SERVICES, (IV) ANY BUGS, VIRUSES, TROJAN HORSES, OR THE LIKE, WHICH MAY BE TRANSMITTED TO OR THROUGH THE WEBSITE BY ANY THIRD PARTY, AND/OR (V) ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN ANY CONTENT OR FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND INCURRED AS A RESULT OF YOUR USE OF ANY CONTENT POSTED, EMAILED, TRANSMITTED, OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE VIA THE WEBSITE, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT THE ORGANIZATION IS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THE FOREGOING LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SHALL APPLY TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW IN THE APPLICABLE JURISDICTION.

YOU SPECIFICALLY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THE ORGANIZATION SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR CONTENT OR THE DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE, OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY AND THAT THE RISK OF HARM OR DAMAGE FROM THE FOREGOING RESTS ENTIRELY WITH YOU.

Notwithstanding the foregoing limitations on liability, the maximum amount that any user may recover from the Organization, its officers, directors, employees, or agents, shall not exceed the total out of pocket expenses of the user in connection with use of the Website.

The Website is controlled and offered by the Organization from the United States of America. The Organization makes no representations that the Website is appropriate or available for use in other locations. Those who access or use the Website from other jurisdictions do so at their own risk and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws.

8. Indemnification
To the extent permitted by applicable law, you agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless the Organization, its officers, directors, employees and agents, from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debt, and expenses, including but not limited to attorney’s fees, arising from: (i) your use of and access to the Website; (ii) your violation of any term of the TOU; or (iii) your violation of any third party right, including without limitation any copyright, property, or privacy right. This defense and indemnification obligation shall survive the TOU and your use of the Website.

9. Assignment
The TOU, and any rights and licenses granted hereunder, may not be transferred or assigned by you, but may be assigned by the Organization without restriction. Any assignment in violation of the foregoing is void.

10. General
You agree that: (i) the Website shall be deemed based solely in New York; and (ii) the Website shall be deemed a passive website that does not give rise to personal jurisdiction over the Organization, either specific or general, in jurisdictions other than New York. The TOU shall be governed by the laws of the State of New York, without regard to any conflict of laws principles which would result in the application of the laws of any other jurisdiction. Any controversy or claim between you and the Organization arising out of or relating to the TOU or the Website shall be settled by arbitration in New York, New York, administered by the American Arbitration Association in accordance with its Commercial Arbitration Rules, including the Optional Rules for Emergency Measures of Protection, and judgment on the award rendered by the arbitrator(s) may be entered in any court having jurisdiction thereof.

The TOU, together with the Privacy Policy at http://www.KIOOproject.org/privacy-policy and any other legal notices published by the Organization on the Website, shall constitute the entire agreement between you and the Organization concerning the Website. If any provision of the TOU is deemed invalid, such invalidity shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of the TOU, which shall remain in full force and effect. No waiver of any term of the TOU shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or any other term, and the Organization’s failure to assert any right or provision under the TOU shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. The Organization reserves the right to amend the TOU at any time and without notice, and it is your responsibility to review the TOU for any changes. Your use of the Website following any amendment of the TOU will signify your assent to and acceptance of the revised terms. YOU AND THE ORGANIZATION AGREE THAT ANY CAUSE OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THE WEBSITE MUST COMMENCE WITHIN ONE (1) YEAR AFTER THE CAUSE OF ACTION ACCRUES, OTHERWISE, SUCH CAUSE OF ACTION IS PERMANENTLY BARRED.

Dated: June 2015