Terms of Service
Effective: 12 October 2016
Acceptance of Terms
We (Copyrobo) may change this TOS as our business evolves. The most current version will always be posted on this Site. You will be notified of material changes to the TOS by a notification posted on the Site or sending an email to the address listed on your account. The effective date of the change will be posted. Using the Service after that date denotes acceptance of the revised terms and conditions. You may cancel your account if you do not wish to be bound to the revised terms and conditions.
By accessing or using the Services, you affirm that you are at least 18 years of age (or have reached the age of majority if that is not 18 years of age where you live). You represent that you are fully able and competent to enter into and comply with the terms and conditions in this TOS. The Service is not directed to children under 13, so if you are under 13 years of age, you are not permitted to access or use the Services. If we become aware that you are using the Service even though you are under 13, we will deactivate your account.
Description of Service
The Service(s) means Copyrobo’s file timestamping and timestamp verification via third-party vendors, provision of the CopyrightKey (copyright service unique number), and related search, management and related administrative features, as well as the Site (www.copyrobo.com), and all software, applications, data, reports, text, images and other content made available by Copyrobo or on its behalf. The Service does not include your data (any data or content you upload, post, transmit or otherwise make available via the Services, which may include data you import from other sources) or software applications and services provided by a third party that you access through the Site, whether or not Copyrobo designates them as official integrations.
Any new feature or modification to the Service is subject to this TOS. Copyrobo reserves the right to modify, enhance, or discontinue the Service, any Service plan, or any feature or functionality without notice. All rights, title and interest in and to the Service and its components (including all intellectual property rights) will remain with and belong exclusively to Copyrobo.
Access and Use of the Service
You may access and use the Service only for lawful, authorized purposes and you shall not misuse the Service in any manner (as determined by Copyrobo at its sole discretion). Prohibited uses are listed here. You shall promptly notify Copyrobo if you learn of a security breach related to the Service.
Any software that may be made available by or on behalf of Copyrobo in connection with the Service, including Copyrobo’s mobile, web and desktop applications, (“Software”) contains proprietary and confidential information that is protected by applicable intellectual property and other laws. Subject to the terms and conditions of this TOS, Copyrobo only grants you a personal, non-sublicensable and non-exclusive license to use the object code of any Software solely in connection with the Service. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.
Some Services may not be available in your country depending on your country’s laws. We reserve the option to block certain Services in some countries. You are responsible for determining if your use of Services is legal in your country.
We make reasonable efforts to keep Service operational but Service may be interrupted from time to time for technical or maintenance reasons.
We reserve the right to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, functions and features of the Service, with or without notice, without liability. We have no obligation to maintain, support, upgrade, or update the Services or provide all or any specific content through the Services. We reserve the right to do any of the following, at any time, without notice:
- Modify, suspend or terminate operation of or access to the Site, or any portion of the Site, for any reason;
- Modify or change the Site, or any portion of the Site, and any applicable policies or terms; and
- Interrupt the operation of the Site, or any portion of the Site, as necessary to perform routine or non-routine maintenance, error correction, or other changes.
We reserve the right to use your name as a reference for marketing or promotional purposes on the Site and in other communication with existing or potential Copyrobo customers. You may send us an email (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you do not wish to be used as a reference.
Copyrobo links to several reputable third-party apps and web services at your discretion. These apps and web services, once linked, can access information you have provided to Copyrobo based on the permissions you have granted. Use of this information is governed by the terms of service and privacy policies of these third-party vendors. Please review these policies since you may be giving other services permission to use your data in ways we would not. Except to the limited extent that applicable law may require it, we are not responsible for the policies and practices of third-party vendors.
Each Party shall maintain all rights, title and interest in and to all our respective patents, inventions, copyrights, trademarks, domain names, trade secrets, know-how and any other intellectual property and/or proprietary rights. The rights granted to you to use the Services under the TOS does not convey any additional rights in the Services or in any intellectual property rights associated therewith. Subject only to limited rights to access and use the Services as expressly stated herein, all rights, title and interest in and to the Services and all hardware, Software and other components of or used to provide the Services, including all related Intellectual Property Rights, will remain with Copyrobo and belong exclusively to Copyrobo.
Your Data Rights and Related Responsibilities
We require that you grant us certain rights with respect to your data to provide this Service to you, as outlined below. Your permission allows us to use third-party service providers (such as Amazon Web Services) in the operation and administration of the Service and the rights granted to us are extended to these third parties to the degree necessary in order for the Service to be provided.
Copyrobo distinguishes account data (name, contact information, account and subscription status) from content, data and files submitted for Service. We maintain your account data (and share it with third-party applications based on permissions you grant) to the extent necessary to provide you the Service. The extent you wish to share elements of your account information with the public by publishing it on the internet is at your sole discretion. You can manage the information you wish to share using tools provided by Copyrobo. We assume no responsibility for the decisions you make to share information publicly.
We do not retain content submitted for timestamping or the evidence produced by timestamping once your service is completed. On rare occasions, we may need to access or view your content to detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security, unlawful, or technical issues. We retain log data on each transaction to help you manage your Services in Activity Manager.
During the process of completing the Service, we will manipulate your content and account information to complete the Service (for encryption purposes or others) based on the requirements of third-party vendors and aggregate content and account data based on your permissions/instructions to provide the Service output. We will process your content and account information to create encrypted timestamps and deliver the requested output to your selected application (e.g., Facebook or YouTube) in the format requested and then delete the content and timestamp evidence from our servers. We assume no responsibility or liability for content and other data shared with and posted on third-party services by use of our Service.
We do not support all data formats and impose size limitations for content, all of which are subject to change without notification.
Although you have no obligation to provide feedback (ideas, suggestions, proposals, or complaints), by submitting feedback you grant us a nonexclusive, worldwide, royalty-free license that is sub-licensable and transferrable, to make, use, sell, have made, offer to sell, import, reproduce, publicly display, distribute, modify, and publicly display your feedback.
To the extent you use a Service plan that is made available for a fee, you will be required to select a payment plan and provide accurate information regarding your credit card or other payment instrument. You will promptly update your account information with any changes in your payment information. You agree to pay Copyrobo in accordance with the terms set forth on the Site and this TOS.
If you dispute any charges you must let Copyrobo know within sixty (60) days after the date that Copyrobo invoices you. Copyrobo may choose to bill you through an invoice, in which case, full payment for invoices issued must be received by the date specified in the invoice. Past due fees are subject to a finance charge of 1.5% per month on any outstanding balance, or the maximum permitted by law, whichever is lower, plus all expenses of collection. You shall be responsible for all taxes associated with Services.
We reserve the right to terminate and delete any account not associated with a subscription fee if there is no account activity or Service used for two consecutive months. All credits expire with termination for free accounts.
We reserve the right to restrict, suspend or terminate your account if we believe you are in breach of the TOS.
We will charge Value Added Tax (VAT) wherever it is applicable. While our billing system provides a process for receiving VAT waivers, users are solely responsible for submitting accurate information to receive these waivers. Copyrobo acknowledges no responsibility or liability due to incomplete or an inaccurate VAT registration disclosure.
You authorize us to use payment service providers to process payments and consent to the disclosure of your payment information to such third party.
All payment obligations are non-cancellable and all amounts paid are non-refundable. All fees are due and payable in advance throughout the Subscription Term.
We may change the prices for the paid subscriptions from time to time and will notify you of any price changes. If we increase our prices for your Service plan, we will provide notice of the change on the Site and in email to you at least 30 days before the change is to take effect. Price changes for paid subscriptions will take effect at the start of the next subscription period following the date of the price change. Your continued use of the Service after the price change goes into effect constitutes your agreement to pay the changed amount.
If you have a paid subscription, your payment to Copyrobo will automatically renew at the end of the subscription period, unless you cancel your paid subscription. Cancellation will take effect the day after the last day of the current subscription period and you will be switched to the Free Plan.
Copyrobo offers a variety of services for paying for subscription plans. Purchase made through third-parties payment vendors and subject to these terms and the terms established by the third-party vendor. Please familiarize yourself with the third-party payment vendor’s terms and conditions. If you wish to change your payment method or cancel your subscription or account, you will need to follow the procedures established by the payment vendor you use.
From time to time, we may offer trial subscription plans that vary from listed prices. We reserve the right to determine your eligibility for a trial, and to withdraw or to modify a trial at any time without prior notice and without liability. We may require you to provide your payment details to start the trial. At the end of such trials, we may automatically charge you for the paid subscription on the first day following the end of the trial on a recurring basis. You agree to this charge when you provide your payment details in conjunction with the trial. You must change your subscription before the end of the trial if you want to avoid this charge.
Representations and Warranties
You represent and warrant to Copyrobo that you have full power and authority to enter into this TOS; you own all your data or have obtained all permissions, releases, rights or licenses required to engage in your activities (and allow Copyrobo to perform its obligations) in connection with the Services without obtaining any further releases or consents; and your data and your other activities in connection with the Service, and Copyrobo’s exercise of all rights and license granted by you herein, do not and will not violate, infringe, or misappropriate any third party’s copyright, trademark, right of privacy or publicity, or other personal or proprietary right, nor does your data contain any matter that is unlawful or illegal.
You also agree not to:
- Upload, post, transmit, or otherwise make available any of your data that is unlawful or illegal, including without limitation data that is libelous, invasive of another's privacy, harmful, offensive, obscene, abusive, defamatory, hateful, discriminatory, false, misleading incites an illegal act, intimidates or harasses.
- Use the Service to harm minors in any way, including posting or transmitting any personally identifiable information about persons under 13 years of age on or through the Service.
- Encourage others to violate any right of or obligation to a third party, including by infringing, misappropriating, or violating intellectual property, confidentiality, or privacy rights.
- Impersonate any person or entity, including, but not limited to, a Copyrobo employee, administrator, owner, or other member, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity; use or attempt to use another’s account or personal information; gain unauthorized access to the Services, or the computer systems or networks connected to the Services, through hacking password mining or any other means; or manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any of your data.
- Upload, post, transmit, or otherwise make available any of your data that you do not have a right to make available under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as inside information, proprietary and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under nondisclosure agreements).
- Upload, post, transmit or otherwise make available any of your data in a manner that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights of any party.
- Sublicense, resell, rent, lease, transfer or assign the Services or its use, or offer the Services on a timeshare basis to any third party.
- Use the Services or any information provided through the Services for the transmission of advertising or promotional materials, including junk mail, spam, chain letters, pyramid schemes, or any other form of unsolicited or unwelcome solicitation.
- Use the Services to upload, post, transmit, or otherwise make available any software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware.
- Interfere with or disrupt the Services or servers or networks connected to the Services, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the Services, including using any device or software.
- Modify, adapt, or hack the Services, including by using any non-public Copyrobo APIs, or otherwise attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Services or its related systems or networks.
- Use the Services to engage in any unlawful or illegal activities.
- Collect or store personal data about other users in connection with any of the prohibited conduct and activities set forth above.
You acknowledge that Copyrobo and its designees shall have the right (but not the obligation) in their sole discretion to pre-screen, refuse, or remove any of your data that is available via the Services. You must evaluate, and bear all risks associated with, the use of your data, including any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of your data.
You acknowledge, consent and agree that Copyrobo may access, preserve and disclose your account information and your data if required to do so by law or in a good faith belief that such access preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to comply with legal process; enforce the TOS; respond to claims that any of your data violates the rights of third parties; respond to your requests for customer Services; or protect the rights, property or personal safety of Copyrobo, its users and the public.
Term & Termination
This TOS will continue in full effect unless and until your account or this TOS is terminated as described herein. You have the right to deactivate your account at any time by using the account deactivation interface provided at https://app.copyrobo.com/client/profile.
We reserve the right to deactivate and delete your account and terminate this TOS at any time for any reason, or no reason, with or without notice. Following the termination or cancellation of your subscription to the Services and/or Account, we reserve the right to delete all service and account data in the normal course of operation. These data cannot be recovered once your account is cancelled.
Disclaimer of Warranties
The service and all related components and information are provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis without any warranties of any kind, and Copyrobo expressly disclaims any and all warranties, whether express or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, title, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement. You acknowledge that Copyrobo does not warrant that the service will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, error-free or virus-free, nor does it make any warranty as to the results that may be obtained from use of the Services, and no information, advice or Services obtained by you from Copyrobo or through the Services shall create any warranty not expressly stated in this TOS.
Your sole remedy against COPYROBO for dissatisfaction with the site or any content is to stop using the site or any such content. This limitation of relief is a part of the bargain between the parties.
Limitation of Liability
Except as expressly set forth in this agreement, the Services are provided "as is" and Copyrobo makes no and disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including without limitation any implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title or noninfringement of third parties' intellectual property rights or other proprietary rights. This agreement is not intended to, and does not, express or imply any warranty that the operation of the services will be uninterrupted, timely, or error-free. Any use of the services to engage in transactions or to communicate with any contacts or other third party is at user's sole risk. Copyrobo makes no warranty that user's use of the service or any transactions entered through user's access or use of the service will meet user's requirements.
In no event will Copyrobo be liable for any lost profits, revenue or data, or other incidental, special, punitive, exemplary, indirect or consequential damages, arising out of or related to the services or any access or use thereof. In no event will Copyrobo’s liability to user or any third party, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), or otherwise, exceed the price of the applicable service paid by user. The foregoing limitations of liability will apply, even if Copyrobo has been advised, or is otherwise aware, of the possibility of damages in excess of such limitations and even if the warranty remedy of this section fails of its essential purpose
Laws, regulations, and their interpretation can change rapidly and can also vary from place to place. The information is not guaranteed to be correct, complete or current. The content provided on this Site should not be construed as legal advice or legal opinion on any matter. Copyrobo does not accept any liability for content of this agreement or for the consequences of any actions taken on the basis of the information provided. For legal advice or representation, please contact a licensed attorney in your area for local law.
Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties or limitation of liability for incidental or consequential damages, which means that some of the above limitations may not apply to you. In these jurisdictions, Copyrobo’s liability will be limited to the greatest extent permitted by law.
For any concern or dispute you may have, you agree to first try to resolve the dispute informally by contacting us by email at email@example.com. If a dispute is not resolved within 30 days of submission, you or Copyrobo must resolve any claims relating to these terms, the services, or the software through final and binding arbitration, except that you may assert claims in small claims court if your claims qualify.
Vietnam International Arbitration Center (VIAC), Ho Chi Minh City branch will administer the arbitration in Vietnam under its rules of arbitration. The language of arbitration shall be English. Judgment upon the award rendered may be entered and will be enforceable in any court of competent jurisdiction having jurisdiction over the parties.
You may only resolve disputes with us on an individual basis, and may not bring a claim as a plaintiff or a class member in a class, consolidated, or representative action.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, in the event of your or others’ unauthorized access to or use of the services or content in violation of these terms you agree that we are entitled to apply for injunctive remedies (or an equivalent type of urgent legal relief) in any jurisdiction.
Statute of Limitations
Regardless of any statute or law to the contrary or the applicable dispute resolution process, an informal complaint pertaining to any Claim or cause of action arising out of or related to use of the Service or under the TOS must be filed with Copyrobo within one year after such Claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred. For Claims pursuant to intellectual property violations, these Claims must be filed with the appropriate court within three years after such claim or cause of action arose or is forever barred.
Copyright or Intellectual Property Infringement
We respect the intellectual property of others, and we ask our users to do the same. We may, in appropriate circumstances and at its discretion, disable and/or terminate the accounts of users who may be repeat infringers. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, or your intellectual property rights have been otherwise violated, please contact us from firstname.lastname@example.org. For legal remediation of copyright disputes, please consult outside legal services.
You will indemnify us and our subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, employees, partners, and licensors from any claim, demand, loss, or damages, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, arising out of or related to your content, your use of the Services, or your violation of these terms.
If any provision of this TOS is found to be unenforceable or invalid, that provision will be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary so that this TOS will otherwise remain in full force and effect and enforceable.
Integration, Modification, and Authority
This TOS is the complete and exclusive statement of the mutual understanding of the parties and supersedes and cancels all previous written and oral agreements, communications and other understandings relating to the subject matter of this TOS. All waivers and modifications to this TOS must be in a writing signed by both parties that expressly by its terms modifies or waives a provision of this TOS, except as otherwise provided herein. No agency, partnership, joint venture, or employment is created as a result of this TOS and you do not have any authority of any kind to bind Copyrobo in any respect whatsoever.
Copyrobo may assign or transfer this TOS, in whole or in part, without restriction. You may not assign this TOS without the prior written consent of Copyrobo.
Except as otherwise set forth herein, all notices under this TOS will be in writing and will be deemed to have been duly given when received, if personally delivered; when receipt is electronically confirmed, if transmitted by facsimile or email; the day after it is sent, if sent for next day delivery by recognized overnight delivery service; and upon receipt, if sent by certified or registered mail, return receipt requested.
Choice of Law and Forum
The TOS and the relationship between the parties shall be governed by the laws of the Vietnam under the Vietnam International Arbitration Center without regard to its conflict of law.
Waiver and Severability of Terms
The failure of Copyrobo to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the TOS shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.
No Right of Survivorship and Non-Transferability
If you are a living person, you agree that your account is non-transferable and your rights to your account terminate upon your death.
Copyrobo is a registered company under the following organization:
Pearl Applications Company, Ltd.
Central Plaza Building
17 Le Duan Street, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1
Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam
Business Tax Code: 0312845813
Investment License: 411043002556
Effective: 12 October 2016
If you use Copyrobo under the auspices of another company’s or organization’s account, they may collect and use additional information under a different set of policies. Please consult those policies as well.
Copyrobo may integrate and contain links to other websites. This policy only applies to information collect and used on this website. Other websites are governed by different privacy policies.
Information We Collect and Use
We collect user information. Some is personally identifiable. Other is aggregate data with no personal identification.
Account and Profile Information
The only information we require to create a Copyrobo account is a first name, last name, email address and password. Additional account information is optional but necessary to create one or more Contact Signatures if desired.
When you access Copyrobo, our system automatically records information sent from web browsers and our mobile applications. The log data may include your Internet Protocol address, the address of your previously visited web page, browser settings and configurations, language, the date and time of your requests, and your Internet Service Provider. Log data is not routinely deleted.
If you access the Copyrobo Services from a mobile device, we may collect information about your device, including the hardware model, operating system and version, unique device identifiers, mobile network information (as allowed by the mobile network) or platform information (as allowed by the specific platform type).
Third-party payment processors collect and store your payment information and billing address.
Copyrobo integrates with many web-based applications like Facebook and YouTube. Integrating Copyrobo with a service is at the discretion of the user. When any integration is performed, the user is requested to approve the information that is shared between the services (information necessary to carry out advertised transactions). Copyrobo is not responsible for how shared information is used by other services. Copyrobo does not receive or store passwords from any of these services. Integrations can be removed at any time.
We may use personal information you provided to communicate with you by email, telephone, chat or other means to answer questions about your account; provide information on site functionality; help troubleshoot issues; and alert you to major changes in site policies or functionality.
We may use your information to personalize the look and operations of the website.
We may use and analyze collected information to provide promotional materials and offers by external business partners and us.. You may opt out of these infrequent emails by clicking on unsubscribe at the bottom of the email message. Your personal information is not transferred to a third party without your explicit consent.
Sharing and Disclosure
We do not sell, rent, lease, or release your personal information to third parties without your explicit consent except as stated below:
- We may share your data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email, provide customer support, or complete a transaction. Our partners may use your information only to provide services for you with respect to Copyrobo and they are required to maintain the information confidentially.
- We may share your information when we believe in good faith that such sharing is necessary to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding possible illegal activities; to comply with the law; protect a person from death or serious physical injury; or to protect our property rights.
- We may share aggregated and de-identified information with our partners or others for business or research purposes.
Copyrobo has no control over and assumes no responsibility or liability for the following situations:
- The privacy policies and practices of any third party partners.
- The actions of third-party payment processors.
- Your publication of personal information on third party websites associated with Copyrobo.
- Unauthorized access to your personal information on your devices by other persons.
- Information displayed on the CopyrightKey when you opt for the public view. (Use the private view option if you do not wish to share this information publicly.)
- Your data submitted for copyright service. Copyrobo does not store your copyright service data (although it logs the transaction for the Activity Manager).
- The data you submit and receive for copyright service. We recommend you secure this data and back it up regularly.
Cookies help us provide individual users with better experiences and also provide detailed information for ways to improve the site for all users. Cookies customize your experience and preferences, allow you to access and use the website without re-entering your member ID and password, understand which areas and features are most popular, and count visits.
We may also collect information using web beacons (also known as "tracking pixels"). Web beacons are electronic images (also called "gifs") that may be used on the website or in emails that help us to deliver cookies, count visits, understand usage and campaign effectiveness and determine whether an email has been opened and acted upon.
Cookies do not transmit personal information from your computer. Rather they link your login with the information you have already provide Copyrobo. Doing so helps us monitor things such as how often you visit the website, when you visit, what services your use, which pages your use most, and so forth. This information helps us understand how specific individuals use the website to improve their experience and, in aggregate and anonymously, how our customers use the website to improve the website for everyone.
As we develop our business, we may sell, buy, merge or partner with other companies or businesses, or sell some or all of our assets. In such transactions, user information may be among the transferred assets.
Copyrobo is not intended for children under 13. Contact us if you find out that a minor child has provided us with personal information. All minor accounts and associated information that come to our attention will be deleted.
We may amend this policy occasionally. Those changes will be reflected on this page and a new revision date will be posted. We will alert you to significant or material changes to our policy with a more prominent notification. Continuing to use Copyrobo after those changes means you agree to the revised policy.