Qikonnect Terms of service
May 27, 2016 

Qikonnect Application ("Qikonnect" or “we”) offers users (“Users” or "You") global phone community services transacted through licensed applications, including but not limited to the “Qikonnect” Apps for mobile devices or via API.

These Terms of Service (“Terms”) will govern your use of Qikonnect’s software applications, websites, web service API or other online services (all collectively “Services”), irrespective of release version. By accessing or using any of the Services, You agree to be bound by these Terms and, where Twitter services are made available therein, the Twitter Terms of Service, located at https://twitter.com/tos, and the Twitter privacy policy, located at https://twitter.com/privacy.

Certain features of the Services may be subject to additional guidelines, terms or rules, which will be posted in or on the Services in connection with such features. All such additional terms, guidelines and rules are incorporated by reference into these Terms.

  1. Personal Integrity  

Being a collaborative community our top-priority will always be the relationship with our community. We are therefore firmly committed to the security and protection of integrity of our Users of the Services and their contacts.

For the purpose of the The Qikonnect Services, any data shared with Qikonnect will only be used to link a person with another person using the name to a telephone number already available to the User, and that person may then choose to share his or her number or not, entirely at his or her option.

Consent to Use of Data

You agree that The Qikonnect, in accordance with the  Qikonnect Privacy Policy, may collect and use technical data such as Your IP address, device ID, usage data and related information, including but not limited to technical information about Your mobile device, system and application software, and peripherals, that is gathered periodically to facilitate the provision of software updates, product support and other services to You related to the Qikonnect Apps.

  1. Obligations and Restrictions to Use of Services  

You guarantee that any Contact Information and other data, such as Your profile information, You may transfer to Qikonnect as a User of the Services (together “Content”), to the best of Your knowledge, is not false or otherwise may corrupt or disrupt the Services and that you have the right to share it with Qikonnect  and other Users.

You shall not by any commercial means use the Services or otherwise transfer for value the Services or the Content. You agree not to challenge Qikonnect‘s rights in or otherwise attempt to assert any rights in the Services, except those explicitly granted under these Terms. You agree not to use the Services except as expressly permitted under these Terms.

Scraping of any information contained in the Services, including any third party information accessible via the Services, is strictly prohibited.

The Services or the Content may not be used in any way, which is illegal, harmful or may be considered offensive by Qikonnect, other Users or third parties. You therefore agree not to exploit the Services in any unauthorized way whatsoever, including but not limited to, trespass or burdening network capacity. You further agree not to use our Services in any manner to harass, abuse, stalk, threaten, defame or otherwise infringe or violate the rights of any other party, and You acknowledge and agree that Qikonnect is not in any way responsible for any such use by You, nor for any harassing, threatening, defamatory, offensive or illegal messages or transmissions that You may receive as a result of using the Services. Notwithstanding any other remedies available to Qikonnect, You agree that Qikonnect may suspend or terminate Your use of the Services without notice if You use the Services or the Content in any prohibited manner, and that such use will be deemed a breach of these Terms.

You may contact The Qikonnect at contact@qikonnect.com to report any violation or infringement of Your rights by Users of the Services.

  1. Proprietary Rights  

The Services are protected by copyright laws and international copyright treaties, as well as other intellectual property laws and treaties. Qikonnect and its licensors shall retain ownership in and to the Services and to all related intellectual property rights, including without limitation trademarks, trade names, database rights and patents. You are granted only a limited right to use the Services subject to these Terms.

  1. No Warranty  

To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law Qikonnect makes no warranty or representation, either expressed or implied with respect to the services, their quality, performance, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement of third party rights. As a result, the services are provided "as is" and you are assuming the entire risk as to their quality and performance.

You understand and acknowledge that Qikonnect will not be liable for network-related problems attributable to the operation of the Services and that network configuration changes may affect the Services’ performance.

Qikonnect makes no representation that the Services are available for use in any particular location. To the extent You choose to access the Services, You do so at Your own initiative and are responsible for compliance with any applicable laws, including but not limited to applicable local laws.

  1. Limitation of Liability  

To the extent not prohibited by law, you expressly agree that Qikonnect shall in no event be liable for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, consequential or exemplary damages, including but not limited to damages for loss of profits, data and goodwill, arising out of the use or inability to use the services or the content, even if advised of the possibility of such damages. In particular, and without limitation, Qikonnect shall have no liability for any information stored or processed within the services, including the costs of recovering such information. Your only right or remedy with respect to any problems or dissatisfaction with the services, is to uninstall the The Connect Me apps and cease use of the services.

Qikonnect shall not be liable for the validity and correctness of the content provided through and in connection with use of the services. Any use of the information obtained through the use of the services shall be done at your own discretion and risk.

Qikonnect controls and monitors Content made available by the Users via the Services, but can nevertheless not guarantee its origin and correctness. Therefore, You accept that You via the Services may be exposed to information that is erroneous or otherwise objectionable. Qikonnect shall not be liable for the Content and other information disseminated or delivered through or in connection with the Services. You agree that You shall bear all risks associated with the use of such information.

Nothing in this section Limitation of Liability shall, however, limit or exclude the Responsible Publisher’s liability under the Swedish Fundamental Law on Freedom of Expression.

  1. Support  

Qikonnect strives to provide adequate and efficient technical support, upgrades and updates for the Services. Qikonnect shall not, however, be under any obligation to provide support or maintenance for the Services under these Terms and reserves the right to limit the support, upgrades and updates provided from time to time.

  1. Termination  

Your right to use the Services continues until these Terms are terminated. Qikonnect  may terminate them and Your use of the Services at any time with thirty (30) days’ advance notice. You may terminate them at any time by uninstalling the The Qikonnect  Apps and ceasing the use of the Services. These Terms will automatically terminate if You fail substantially to comply with them. Upon any termination, You agree to stop using the Services. Upon termination by You, or by Qikonnect  due to Your breach of these Terms, You will not be refunded any part of the Services, license fees or other prepaid fees, if any. 

Provisions of sections No Warranty, Limitation of Liability, and Termination shall survive any termination of these Terms.

  1. Assignability  

Qikonnect reserves the right, at its own discretion, to freely assign and transfer the rights and duties under these Terms to any third party.

Additional and Changed Terms

As Qikonnect  provides global Services, additional Terms of Services may apply to Users in certain jurisdictions and will in such cases be made available in appendices hereto.

Qikonnect reserves the right to modify the Services and these Terms at any time by providing revised Terms to the User or by publishing the revised Terms within the Services. In case of material changes, the User shall always be notified thereof via publication on the Qikonnect website and provided the option to immediately terminate the Services. You will always find the latest version of these Terms at www.qikonnect.com

Governing Law

Your use of the Services and their various functionalities and the ensuing relationship between you and The Qikonnect  are governed by these Terms, which shall be construed in accordance with, and governed by, the laws of India, excluding its choice of law rules. All disputes relating to these Terms shall exclusively be adjudicated in India, with the High  Court of Chennai as the court of first instance.

User Generated and Third Party Content

Please note that certain information and other materials contained in the Services have been submitted by other Users or third parties. Such content may be unmoderated and will in such case constitute a separate database which is excluded from constitutional protection under the Indian Law on Freedom of Expression and Qikonnect is not liable for the publication of such content. Such unmoderated content includes User profile information, status updates and messages. Furthermore, the Services may contain links to external content provided by third party websites and services. Such content is not part of the Qikonnect database and is not constitutionally protected. The Qikonnect is not liable for any such third party content.

Please note that You are solely liable for any information and other materials that You submit for publication in the Services which will not be moderated by Qikonnect, including, without limitation, Your profile information, status updates and messages. Before any submission and publication of such information and materials is effected we will inform You that you are solely liable for such submission and publication.