Terms and Conditions
We are a mobile application developer and publisher called The Open Hive based in London, United Kingdom. Any breach of our terms and conditions will result in immediate removal of your account as well as the possibility of legal action.
1. Your use of the Website
1.1. You may not deploy within our Website any bot, spider, web crawler or other automated query program at any time for any reason. We prohibit scraping, crawling, caching or otherwise accessing any content on the Website. The use of automated systems or software to extract data from the Website for commercial purposes, (‘screen scraping’) is prohibited unless you have a written licence agreement with us which permits you to do so.
1.2. Any material you access or download from the website through any means including material that has been made available to you for completion of Tasks remains the strict property of The Open Hive and may not be used for any other purpose either commercially or privately. This material includes source code, titles, assets, concept art and characters.
1.3. Any material you send or post to the Website (excluding personal data (as defined in the GDPR and Data Protection Act 2018) which shall be dealt with in strict confidentiality) becomes the property of “The Open Hive” and may not be used by commercially yourself under any circumstance without prior written agreement by The Open Hive. Furthermore, shall have no obligations with respect to such material and shall be free to host, display and otherwise use such material for any purpose anywhere in the world including commercially in our Mobile Applications.
1.4. The Open Hive reserves the right to remove your account from our system and block future accounts under any circumstance The Open Hive sees fit and without prior communication or warning. Any honeycombs lost due to this will not be credited.
2. Intellectual Property
2.1. The Website and its content (including all articles, photographs, images, text, fonts, the The Open Hive name and logo, the names and logos of each of our Apps and designs) is owned by The Open Hive and its licensors (unless indicated otherwise) and is protected by copyright, trade marks (both registered and unregistered), database rights, design rights and other intellectual property rights.
2.2. You may view, retrieve and display the content of the Website on a computer screen or other device which connects to the internet or print such copies of such content for your own internal personal use, provided you;
(a) keep intact all and any copyright and proprietary notices; and
(b) do not otherwise reproduce, copy, distribute, resell or otherwise use it for any other purpose.
(c) do not use it in a business or commercial sense.
2.3. If you wish to reproduce any of our Website content outside your own perosonal use (including as part of any company website) please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Permission to reproduce any of our content is at our sole discretion.
3. Our Liability
3.1. Nothing in these Terms excludes or limits liability for: (a) death or personal injury caused by our negligence; (b) fraudulent misrepresentation; or (c) any other loss or damage for which liability cannot be limited or excluded by law.
3.2. Subject to clause 3.1, we are not liable to you in contract, tort (including negligence or breach of statutory duty, misrepresentation or otherwise) or any other common law or statutory cause of action for any loss or damages whether direct, indirect, incidental, special, punitive, or consequential.
3.3. You acknowledge that the above exclusions and limitation of liability are reasonable.
4. Third Party Websites and Advertising
4.1. The Website may contain links to other websites or material that are beyond our control. We are not responsible for the content on any third party website.
4.2. The Website may, in the future, contain advertising and sponsorship. Advertisers and sponsors are responsible for ensuring that material submitted for inclusion on the Website complies with applicable laws and industry codes of practice. We are not liable to you for any error or inaccuracy in advertising and sponsorship materials or for any loss of any kind which you suffer as a result of such advertising or sponsorship.
5. Availability and performance of the Website
5.1. We make no promise that the Website will meet your requirements. We cannot guarantee that the Website will be fault-free. If a fault occurs with the Website you should report it to email@example.com and we will attempt to correct the fault as soon as we reasonably can. Your access to the Website may be occasionally restricted to allow for repairs, maintenance or the introduction of new facilities or services. We will attempt to restore the Website as soon as we reasonably can.
5.2. We do not guarantee that our Website will be secure or free from bugs or viruses. You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform in order to access our Website. You should use your own virus protection software.
6. Termination of your use of the Website: Without prejudice to any other remedies you may have, if in our opinion you have breached or are likely to breach these Terms you may be banned from the Website and we may take steps to prevent you from using it.
7. General Terms: We may update these Terms from time to time for legal or regulatory reasons or to allow the proper operation of the Website. Any changes will be notified via updating these Terms on the Website. The changes will apply to the use of the Website after we have given notice. If you do not wish to accept the new Terms you should not continue to use the Website. If you continue to use the Website after the date on which the change comes into effect, your use of the Website indicates your agreement to be bound by the new Terms.
8. Law and Jurisdiction
8.1. These Terms and any dispute arising out of or in connection with these Terms and your use of the Website shall be subject to the laws of England and Wales. Any disputes arising in connection with these Terms shall be subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts. If have your habitual residence in the EU, you will also be able to benefit from any applicable mandatory laws of your country of residence including the online dispute resolution service for which more details can be found here.
8.2. We make no promise that materials on the Website are appropriate or available for use in locations outside the United Kingdom, and accessing the Website from territories where its contents are illegal or unlawful is prohibited. If you choose to access this Website from locations outside the United Kingdom, you do so on your own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.