Terms of Service

The general terms of service set out below govern your use of the PhraseCat website (hereinafter, the “Website” or “we”). You may only use any services or materials available on the Website as set out in these Terms of Service. Do not continue to use the Website if you do not agree with any of the terms and conditions stated on this page.

Intellectual property rights

Unless otherwise stated, the Website (or its licensors) owns the intellectual property rights in and to all materials (including text, graphics, audio, etc.) contained on the Website and any software necessary to run the Website. All intellectual property rights are reserved. You may view and/or print pages from the Website for your own personal use subject to the restrictions set out herein.

You are granted a limited, personal, non-transferable, non-sublicensable and non-exclusive licence to use the Website for your own personal and non-commercial use in accordance with these Terms of Service.

Your privacy

Collection and use of any personal data by the Website is governed by our Privacy Policy, which is incorporated into these Terms of Service by reference. You must review our Privacy Policy before using the Website.

User behaviour

You agree to use the Website in a decent, proper and lawful manner and to ensure that you do not violate any applicable laws or any third-party rights (including trademark, copyright or other rights). Each account must be used individually and may not be transferred to another person.

Within the study team that you might join it is prohibited to submit any unlawful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, obscene or hateful text, as well as any advertising or promotional materials.

Certain areas or functionality of the Website are restricted from being accessed by you and we may further restrict access by you to any areas or functionality of the Website at any time in our absolute discretion.

We keep all user identification data and passwords collected by the Website confidential. On your part, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and account and bear full responsibility for any and all activities under your account.

Restrictions

You are expressly prohibited from any and all of the following:

  • republishing any material contained on the Website;
  • selling, renting, sub-licensing or otherwise commercialising any material contained on the Website;
  • reproducing, duplicating or copying any material contained on the Website;
  • redistributing any material contained on the Website (unless such material is specifically intended for redistribution);
  • using the Website in any way that is or may be harmful to the Website;
  • using the Website in any way that impacts user access to the Website;
  • using the Website contrary to the applicable laws and regulations or in any way that may cause harm to the Website or to any individual or business entity;
  • engaging in any data mining, data harvesting, data extracting or any other similar activity in relation to the Website.

Disclaimer of warranties

The Website is provided “as is”, without warranties of any kind. You acknowledge that you use the Website at your own risk.

To the maximum extent permitted by the applicable law, we expressly disclaim any and all warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, including, but not limited to, any warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and/or the use of reasonable care and skill.

Limitation of liability

Nothing in these Terms of Service will (a) limit or exclude our or your liability for death or personal injury resulting from negligence; (b) limit or exclude our or your liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation; (c) limit any of our or your liabilities in any way that is not permitted under the applicable law; or (d) exclude any of our or your liabilities that may not be excluded under the applicable law.

In no event shall we, or any of our officers, directors or employees, be held liable for anything arising out of or in connection with your use of the Website, whether such liability is under contract, in tort (including negligence) or for breach of a statutory duty.

To the extent that the Website or any information or services available on the Website are provided free of charge, we will not be liable for any loss or damage of any nature, including loss of profit, loss of opportunity or loss of data.

We, or any of our officers, directors or employees, will not be liable to you in respect of loss or corruption of any data, database or software, or bear any indirect, consequential or special liability arising out of or in connection with your use of the Website.

You acknowledge that we have no responsibility or liability for deletion or failure to maintain any data relating to your account. We reserve the right to delete any account that is inactive for a period of more than 12 months.

We assume no responsibility for any improvement of your language learning, completeness or accuracy of any information contained on the Website, restriction or loss of access or any bugs or other errors. We do not commit to ensuring that the Website remains accessible or that the any materials on the Website are kept up-to-date.

Indemnification

You hereby indemnify us and hold us harmless to the fullest extent from and against any and all liabilities, costs, demands, causes of action, damages and expenses (including any legal fees) arising out of or in connection with your use of the Website, your breach of these Terms of Service or violation by you of any rights of any individual or business entity.

Severability

If any provision of these Terms of Service is found to be invalid under any applicable law, such provision shall be deemed deleted without affecting the remaining provisions hereof.

Assignment

We are allowed to assign, transfer or subcontract any and all of its rights and/or obligations under these Terms of Service without any notice. You are not allowed to assign, transfer or subcontract any of your rights and/or obligations under these Terms of Service.

Changes to the Terms of Service

We may update these Terms of Service from time to time at our sole discretion. We will notify you of any changes by posting new Terms of Service on this page. The respective changes shall be effective immediately upon their posting on this page. Your continued use of the Website shall constitute your acceptance of any such updated Terms of Service.

Contact information

Should you have any questions regarding these Terms of Service, please contact us via email.