Terms of Service
Updated on 05 March 2017.
1. Your Acceptance
2. ConnektdLivz Service
These Terms of Service apply to all users of the ConnektdLivz™ Service. Information provided by our users through the ConnektdLivz™ Service may contain links to third party websites that are not owned or controlled by PurvInnovations Inc. PurvInnovations Inc has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party websites. In addition, PurvInnovations Inc will not and cannot censor or edit the content of any third-party site. By using the Service, you expressly acknowledge and agree that PurvInnovations shall not be responsible for any damages, claims or other liability arising from or related to your use of any third-party website.
3. ConnektdLivz Access
A. Subject to your compliance with these Terms of Service, PurvInnovations Inc. hereby grants you permission to use the Service, provided that:
(i) Your use of the Service as permitted is solely for your use, and you are not permitted to resell or charge others for use of or access to the Service, or in any other manner inconsistent with these Terms of Service;
(ii) You will not duplicate, transfer, give access to, copy or distribute any part of the Service in any medium without PurvInnovations Inc.’s prior written authorization;
(iii) You will not attempt to reverse engineer, alter or modify any part of the Service; and
B. In order to access and use the features of the Service, you acknowledge and agree that you will have to provide ConnektdLivz™ with your name, mobile phone number and email id. You expressly acknowledge and agree that in order to provide the Service, ConnektdLivz™ may periodically access your contact list and/or address book on your mobile device. When providing your mobile phone number & email-id, you must provide accurate and complete information. You hereby give your express consent to ConnektdLivz™ to access your contact list and/or address book for mobile phone numbers in order to provide and use the Service. We do not collect information other than names, phone numbers, email-id & profile pictures. Your contact-list is used by ConnektdLivz™ to identify who are other ConnektdLivz™ users from your contact-list so that you can add them as your ‘circle-members’.
C. You agree not to use or launch any automated system, including without limitation, “robots,” “spiders,” “offline readers,” etc. or “load testers” such as wget, apache bench, mswebstress, httpload, blitz, Xcode Automator, Android Monkey, etc., that accesses the Service in a manner that sends more location requests to ConnektdLivz™ servers in a given period of time than a human can reasonably produce in the same period by using a ConnektdLivz™ application, and you are forbidden from ripping the content unless specifically allowed.
4. Intellectual Property Rights
The design of the ConnektdLivz™ Service along with scripts, graphics, interactive features and the like, except Status Submissions (as defined below), and the trademarks, service marks and logos contained therein (“Marks”), are owned by or licensed to PurvInnovations Inc, subject to copyright and other intellectual property rights under Indian and foreign laws and international conventions. The Service is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use only. PurvInnovations Inc. reserves all rights not expressly granted in and to the Service. You agree to not engage in the use, copying, or distribution of any of the Service other than expressly permitted herein, including any use, copying, or distribution of Status Submissions of third parties obtained through the Service for any commercial purposes.
5. User information
A. The ConnektdLivz™ Service allows ConnektdLivz™ users to submit your subscription status, profile-photo & email-id (collectively, the “Subscription Submissions”). These Subscription Submissions may be hosted, shared, and/or published as part of the ConnektdLivz™ Service, and may be visible to other users of the Service who have your mobile phone number in their mobile phone. For clarity, location data and profile-photos that you share directly with other ConnektdLivz™ users will only be viewable by those ConnektdLivz™ user(s) or group(s) you directly send such information; but subscription Submissions may be globally viewed by ConnektdLivz™ users that have your mobile phone number on their smart-phone.
B. You shall be solely responsible for your own subscription Submissions and the consequences of posting or publishing them. Because ConnektdLivz™ is only acting as a repository of data, user submitted statuses do not necessarily represent the views or opinions of ConnektdLivz™, and ConnektdLivz™ makes no guarantees as to the validity, accuracy or legal status of any status.
C. ConnektdLivz™ service provides mechanism to share your location, motion information and information about people in your vicinity with other users, groups, circles chosen by you. It allows you to contact them in emergency situations and let them know about your whereabouts. Since ConnektdLivz™ works on basis of crowd-sourced help in case of emergency situation, ConnektdLivz™ reserves right to contact you in case any other ConnektdLivz™ member reports a emergency situation. You may choose to ignore or respond to such notifications and ConnektdLivz™ will not be responsible for validity and accuracy of level of distress situation. By using ConnektdLivz™ service, you authorize ConnektdLivz™ to share your location with people who are outside your contact list, group or circles without revealing your identify. ConnektdLivz™ shares information about your presence in a specific area with other ConnektdLivz™ members without sharing your contact information, emails or photo-ids only in case of emergency situation when other ConnektdLivz™ users need help.
D. ConnektdLivz™ permits you to link to materials on the Service for personal purposes only. ConnektdLivz™ reserves the right to discontinue any aspect of the ConnektdLivz™ Service at any time.
6. Warranty Disclaimer
YOU AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE ConnektdLivz™ SERVICE SHALL BE AT YOUR SOLE RISK. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, PurvInnovations Inc, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AND AGENTS DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN CONNECTION WITH THE SERVICE AND YOUR USE THEREOF. PurvInnovations Inc. MAKES NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THIS SERVICE’S CONTENT AND ASSUMES NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY (I) ERRORS, MISTAKES, OR INACCURACIES OF CONTENT, (II) PERSONAL INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE, OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER, RESULTING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF OUR SERVICE, (III) ANY UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR USE OF OUR 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 SERVICE, (IV) ANY BUGS, VIRUSES, TROJAN HORSES, OR THE LIKE WHICH MAY BE TRANSMITTED TO OR THROUGH OUR SERVICE THROUGH THE ACTIONS OF 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 ConnektdLivz™ SERVICE. CONNEKTDLIVZ™ DOES NOT WARRANT, ENDORSE, GUARANTEE, OR ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY PRODUCT OR SERVICE ADVERTISED OR OFFERED BY A THIRD PARTY THROUGH THE CONNEKTDLIVZ™ SERVICE OR ANY HYPERLINKED WEBSITE OR FEATURED IN ANY USER STATUS SUBMISSION OR OTHER ADVERTISING, AND CONNEKTDLIVZ™ WILL NOT BE A PARTY TO OR IN ANY WAY BE RESPONSIBLE FOR MONITORING ANY TRANSACTION BETWEEN YOU AND THIRD-PARTY PROVIDERS OF PRODUCTS OR SERVICES. AS WITH THE PURCHASE OF A PRODUCT OR SERVICE THROUGH ANY MEDIUM OR IN ANY ENVIRONMENT, YOU SHOULD USE YOUR BEST JUDGMENT AND EXERCISE CAUTION WHERE APPROPRIATE. AND AGAIN, USE THIS SERVICE AS EXTRA SAFETY MEASURE NOT AS SOLE MECHANISM TO KEEP YOU SAFE FROM POSSIBLE OFFENDERS.
7. Limitation of Liability
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless PurvInnovations Inc, its parent corporation, 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 ConnektdLivz™ Service;
(ii) Your violation of any term of these Terms of Service;
(iii) Your violation of any third party right, including without limitation any copyright, property, or privacy right; or
(iv) Any claim that one of your Status Submissions caused damage to a third party. This defence and indemnification obligation will survive these Terms of Service and your use of the ConnektdLivz™ Service.
9. Ability to Accept Terms of Service
ConnektdLivz™ service provides platforms to connected user with his/her well-wishers. This service does not put any age-restrictions on users. However, ConnektdLivz™ recommends minors below age of 15 to consult their parents, guardians for discussing who they can trust as safe persons to connect with and keep them in their groups,circles and emergency contact lists.
These Terms of Service, and any rights and licenses granted hereunder, may not be transferred or assigned by you, but may be assigned by PurvInnovations Inc without restriction.
You agree that:
(i) The ConnektdLivz™ Service shall be deemed a passive server that does not give rise to personal jurisdiction over ConnektdLivz™, either specific or general, in jurisdictions other than India; and
The Information ConnektdLivz Collects
ConnektdLivz™ may obtain the following types of information from or concerning you or your mobile phone device, which may include information that can be used to identify you as specified below (“Personally Identifying Information”):
User Provided Information: You provide certain Personally Identifiable Information, such as your name, mobile phone number, email-id and profile-photo when choosing to participate in various uses of the ConnektdLivz™ Service, such as registering as a user, updating your status or requesting status for your contacts. In order to provide the ConnektdLivz™ Service, ConnektdLivz™ will periodically access your address book or contact list on your mobile phone to identify other ConnektdLivz™ users (“in-network” numbers), or otherwise categorize other mobile phone numbers as “out-network” numbers.
Cookies Information: When you visit the ConnektdLivz™ web-site, we may send one or more cookies – a small text file containing a string of alphanumeric characters – to your computer that uniquely identifies your browser. ConnektdLivz™ uses both session cookies and persistent cookies. A persistent cookie remains after you close your browser. Persistent cookies may be used by your browser on subsequent visits to the site. Persistent cookies can be removed by following your web browser help file directions. A session cookie is temporary and disappears after you close your browser. You can reset your web browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, the ConnektdLivz™ Site may not function properly if the ability to accept cookies is disabled.
Log File Information: When you use the ConnektdLivz™ Site, our servers automatically record certain information that your web browser sends whenever you visit any website. These server logs may include information such as your web request, Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, browser language, referring / exit pages and URLs, platform type, number of clicks, domain names, landing pages, pages viewed and the order of those pages, the amount of time spent on particular pages, the date and time of your request, one or more cookies that may uniquely identify your browser, your phone number, phone number you are requesting the status of and various status information. When you use the ConnektdLivz™ Service, our servers log certain general information that our application sends whenever a message is sent or received, or if you update or request any status information, including time and date stamps and the mobile phone numbers the messages were sent from and to.
Information accessed from your device and how ConnektdLivz™ uses such information: When you use the ConnektdLivz™ app to create account, our app automatically assess certain information from your mobile device in order to provide you ConnektdLivz™ services. These information are listed below
(i) Address book: ConnektdLivz™ app accesses your contact list from time to time when you want to add any member to your “Circles” or want to invite any of your contact to join ConnektdLivz™. When you try to add members to you ConnektdLivz™ “Circles”, ConnektdLivz™ performs check whether specific person is already a ConnektdLivz™ subscriber or not. If specific member is not ConnektdLivz™ subscriber, we do not store use contact details in any form further. Also, ConnektdLivz™ does not share your contact information and list with any third party for any marketing purpose.
(ii) Accessing SMS messages: ConnektdLivz™ with your consent send sms from your phone under certain conditions. In case you want to invite any of your contact to join ConnektdLivz™ and want to send them ConnektdLivz™ App link through sms, it sends sms for you. In case of emergency (Panic) initiated by you, ConnektdLivz™ will use phone’s sms service to notify your circle members in case you do not have data-service available at time of emergency. Also if you choose, you can set emergency contact list inside ConnektdLivz™ and decide who to send ‘sms emergency’ message. In case of emergency sms received by you from someone in or out of your circle-members, ConnektdLivz™ will access your received message to retrieve vital statistics information. At ConnektdLivz™, we have utmost respect for your privacy and do not access any other sms-messages in your devices which are not sent by ConnektdLivz™ App under emergency situation.
(iii) Bluetooth Mac-id/UUID: ConnektdLivz™ access your Bluetooth MAC-id or UUID for BLE4.0 compliant devices to help identify your circle-members nearby you. In case you choose to notify your circle-members in case you are not near selected members, we look for their ID in your vicinity and inform configured members in case you stray-away.
(iv) Accessing device MIC and record Audio: In case of unforeseen emergency situation, ConnektdLivz™ app access your device MIC and associated resources to capture audio sample of your surroundings so that we can share the information with your selected ‘circle-members’ in order to assist them to assess nature of emergency at your end. Under no other circumstances, ConnektdLivz™ App accesses your MIC in any other manner.
(v) Your Location information: ConnektdLivz™ access your location information from time to time. Under normal circumstances, this information can be shared with your selected list of friends and family as and when you configure ConnektdLivz™ App to do so. In case of emergency initiated by you, your location information will be shared with all ‘circle-member’ specified by you and or with police in case it’s configured by you. Also in case your circle-members after assessing level of emergency, decide to request other ConnektdLivz™ members to help you, we share your location information with them so that they may help you. At ConnektdLivz™, we do not use your location information for any marketing / commercial use and it will solely be shared only with members and timing of your choice.
(vi) Motion information: ConnektdLivz™ App access motion information if supported by your device. Such information is collected solely to share with your members of choice so that they can assess your safety situation.
(vii) Email: ConnektdLivz™ uses your email for time to time to communicate with you on any changes, additions and improvements in our service. Also in case if you forget your login credentials, you may request ConnektdLivz™ to reset your password. Your new login-password will be sent to your registered email-id in that case. We do not use your email for any marketing/ commercial use nor share your email details with any third-party
When ConnektdLivz™ Discloses Information
At ConnektdLivz™, your privacy is of utmost importance to us. Your information is NOT used by us for any marketing/ commercial use. Your information is NOT shared with any third party either. In case of emergency initiated by you, your location will be shared with security (Police) in order to help you and keep you safe.
Third-party Advertisers, Links to Other Sites
ConnektdLivz™ is currently ad-free and we hope to keep it that way forever. We have no intention to introduce advertisement into the product, but if we ever do, will update this section.
Our Commitment to Data Security
ConnektdLivz™ uses reasonable physical, managerial, and technical safeguards to preserve the integrity and security of your personal information. We cannot, however, ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to ConnektdLivz™ and you do so at your own risk. Using unsecured wifi or other unprotected networks to submit messages through the ConnektdLivz™ Service is never recommended. Once we receive your transmission of information, ConnektdLivz™ makes reasonable efforts to ensure the security of our systems. However, please note that this is not a guarantee that such information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards. If ConnektdLivz™ learns of a security systems breach, then we may attempt to notify you electronically so that you can take appropriate protective steps. ConnektdLivz™ may post a notice on the ConnektdLivz™ Site or through the Service if a security breach occurs.
Our Commitment to Children’s’ Privacy
At ConnektdLivz™, we are committed to well-being and safety of children. We work hard to create safe environment for children to grow and realize their true potential. ConnektdLivz™ allows children of any age or gender to be subscriber and connect to ConnektdLivz™ using Smartphone or wearable devices. We do not permit our subscribers to post any inappropriate content to ConnektdLivz™ platform. We recommend parents to use their discretion and judgement to educate their children about who should be their ‘circle-members’. These circle-members are ones who might be needed to help children should any emergency situation arise and should be those whom parent have complete trust that they will take care of children.
In the Event of Merger, Sale, or Bankruptcy
In the event that ConnektdLivz™ is acquired by or merged with a third party entity or in unlikely event of bankruptcy, insolvency, reorganization, receivership, we reserve the right to transfer or assign the information we have collected from our users as part of such merger, acquisition, sale, or other change of control.
Changes and updates to this Privacy Notice