Terms of Service
AlloBlog offer a number of different services through their respective websites and software. The terms of this document govern your use of those services. Please read this document carefully.
This is a contract.
a. These Terms of Service (“Terms”), along with AlloBlog’s Privacy Statement, form a legally-binding contract between you and AlloBlog (Impasse de la Colombette 31000, Toulouse), as well as its affiliates (“AlloBlog” and “we,” “us” and “our”). By using the Services (as defined below), you are agreeing to be legally bound by these Terms. If you don’t agree with these Terms, you must discontinue using the Services.
b. As used in these Terms, the word “Services” applies to online services provided to you by AlloBlog through its software applications, websites and APIs.
We expect you to be a responsible user.
a. You agree that you will not use the Services for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms. You agree to follow all applicable local, state, national, and international laws and regulations. You are solely responsible for all acts or omissions that occur while using any Services, including the content of any transmissions you send through the Services and any content you upload or publish using the Services.
b. We expect you to respect the rights of others. By using the Services, you agree that you will not upload, transfer, or otherwise make available files, images, code, materials, or other information or content (“Content”) that violates the rights of any third party, including their intellectual property rights, however defined.
c. You also agree not to upload, transfer, or otherwise make available any Content that is obscene, vulgar, sexually-oriented, hateful, or threatening. AlloBlog strictly forbids unsolicited messaging and unauthorized advertisements while using the Services.
d. AlloBlog has a zero-tolerance policy against child sexual abuse content and will terminate the access of any user who publishes or distributes child sexual abuse content. Furthermore, we will report such users to the appropriate authorities.
e. You are responsible for the security of your user account. Certain Services allow you to create a user account to access certain Services. You are entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your user account and password. Additionally, you are also responsible for any and all activities that occur under your user account.
f. You acknowledge that information of any kind presented to you via the Services may be protected by copyright, trademark, patent and/or other proprietary rights and laws. You agree not to violate these laws or infringe these rights in any way.
g. Certain features of the Services may allow you to publish or send content that can be viewed by others (“User Generated Content”). You agree that AlloBlog is not liable for User Generated Content that is provided by others. AlloBlog has no duty to pre-screen User Generated Content, but AlloBlog has the right to refuse to post, edit, or deliver User Generated Content. AlloBlog reserves the right to remove User Generated Content for any reason, but AlloBlog is not responsible for any failure or delay in removing such material. AlloBlog reserves the right to block any user’s access to any content, website or web page at our sole discretion.
h. AlloBlog does not claim ownership of any User Generated Content. However, by submitting User Generated Content on any Service, including any ideas, concepts, know-how, or techniques described therein, you consent to AlloBlog’s unrestricted use of those items.
i. If you upload any Content or User Generated Content to AlloBlog’s sites, you warrant that you have the necessary rights and authority to do so, including the necessary consent to upload and distribute any personal information about third persons. You agree that you will not upload viruses or other forms of malware.
Details. For clarity, and consistent with the rest of these Terms, here are further details on specific Services that may be available through the AlloBlog websites or software applications.
a. Compression: AlloBlog’s software applications include compression functionality to enable users to boost the download of web content such as web pages and/or videos. This functionality requests web content through AlloBlog’s proxy or compression servers. Your browsing experience may change due to increased loading speeds. Certain web pages may not be available through proxy servers.
b. Blogs recommendations: AlloBlog’s software applications may include a current news feed feature to help you discover and access news content made available by third parties on the internet. AlloBlog exercises no editorial control over any content that you access through this Service.
c. Synchronization: AlloBlog allows you to enable synchronization of browser data such as your speed dials between AlloBlog browsers on the devices you are using. This Service requires that you login to a social network service or create an AlloBlog account.
The Services are provided without any warranties or guarantees. AlloBlog does not guarantee that your use of the Services will be problem free. Although we work hard to provide the highest quality software and services, we cannot and do not guarantee that they will work perfectly every time or in every respect.
a. The Services are provided “as is” without warranties of any kind. AlloBlog and/or its respective suppliers hereby disclaim all warranties and conditions with regard to the Services, including all implied warranties and conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title, and non-infringement.
b. AlloBlog does not represent or warrant that the Services will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that the Services or the server that makes them available are free of viruses or other harmful components.
c. In compliance with local law, certain Services and websites may not be available in some countries.
Certain Services are provided by third parties. Some Services accessible through the AlloBlog software applications are provided by other companies (“Third Party Services”). Third Party Services may be subject to separate terms and conditions. These Third Party Services may include the following:
a. Geolocation API: A geolocation service provided by Google LLC. By using the service you accept Google’s Terms of Service available at https://policies.google.com/terms; and
Your access to the Services is subject to change. AlloBlog reserves the right at any time to modify or discontinue the Services in whole or in part, and to terminate your access to the Services at any time, with or without notice. You agree that AlloBlog shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Services. AlloBlog may also terminate or suspend your user account for inactivity, which is defined as failing to sign-in to the Services for an extended period of time, as determined by AlloBlog. AlloBlog reserves the right to assign its rights and responsibilities under these Terms to any third party.
Links to the Third Party Sites are available through the Services. The Services may contain links to other websites (“Third Party Sites”), as well as articles, photographs, text, graphics, pictures, designs, music, sound, video, information, applications, software, and other content or items belonging to or originating from third parties (“Third Party Content”). AlloBlog has no control over and no responsibility for Third Party Sites or Third Party Content. Inclusion of, linking to, or permitting the use or installation of any Third Party Site or any Third Party Content does not imply approval or endorsement thereof by AlloBlog.
Our Services are ad-supported. All our Services are generally provided free of charge. AlloBlog incurs substantial development, collocation and bandwidth expenses in doing this. To support our business and continue providing you with the Services for free, we will display the advertisements of select partners to you. By using our Services, you consent to the placement of such advertisements within the Services.
AlloBlog is not responsible for any damages you may incur as a result of your use of the Services.
a. You agree that AlloBlog shall not be responsible for unauthorized access to or alteration of your transmissions or data, any material or data sent or received or not sent or received, or any transactions entered into through the Services.
b. You agree that AlloBlog is not responsible or liable for any threatening, defamatory, obscene, offensive, or illegal content or conduct of any other party or any infringement of another’s rights, including intellectual property rights. You specifically agree that AlloBlog is not responsible for any content sent using and/or included in the Services by any third party.
c. In no event shall AlloBlog and/or its suppliers be liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, special, consequential damages, or any damages whatsoever including, without limitation, damages for loss of use, data, or profits, arising out of or in any way connected with the use or performance of the Services, with the delay or inability to use the Services, the provision of or failure to provide any Services, or for any information, software, products, services, and related graphics obtained through the Services, or otherwise arising out of the use of the Services, whether based on contract, tort, negligence, strict liability, or otherwise, even if alloblog or any of its suppliers has been advised of the possibility of damages. Because some states/jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, the above limitation may not apply in every instance. If you are dissatisfied with any portion of the Services, or with any of these terms, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using the Services and related websites.
d. You agree to indemnify and hold AlloBlog, its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, and employees, harmless from any claim, demand, or damage, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, asserted by any third party due to or arising out of your use of or conduct on the Services.
We need you to respect our trademarks. The AlloBlog word mark and the AlloBlog, AlloBlog News, and logos are trademarks of AlloBlog, the European Union and other countries. You agree that all such trademarks, trade names, service marks and other AlloBlog logos and brand features, and product and service names are trademarks and the property of AlloBlog. Without prior written permission, you agree not to display or use the AlloBlog Marks in any manner.
These Terms are based on Norwegian law. These Terms are governed by the laws of France without giving effect to any conflicts of law principles that may require the application of the laws of a different country. The United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods does not apply to these Terms. All actions or proceedings arising under or related to these Terms must be brought in the Oslo City Court, and each party hereby agree to irrevocably submit to the jurisdiction and venue of any such court in all such actions or proceedings. If any provision of these Terms is determined by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, illegal, or unenforceable, the remaining provisions of these Terms shall not be affected or impaired thereby.
AlloBlog may modify these Terms. AlloBlog may update these Terms or the Privacy Statement from time to time. The current version of these Terms are posted at https://www.alloblog.com/terms. The Privacy Statement is posted at https://www.alloblog.com/privacy. It is your responsibility to remain informed of any changes, because you are legally obligated to abide by the latest versions of these Terms and the Privacy Statement. You may not assign or transfer your rights under these Terms without obtaining AlloBlog’s prior written consent, and any purported assignment or transfer in violation of this section will be null and void.
Notice to rights holders. If you believe that any content accessible via the Services infringes your rights, you may submit a notification to AlloBlog in which you provide the following information: (a) identification of the rights/works that are being infringed upon; (b) identification of the content that is infringing your rights (including URL(s) for the content); (c) your name, address, telephone number, and electronic mail address; (d) a statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the content in the manner complained of is not authorized by the rights holder, its agent, or the law; (e) a statement that the information in the notification is accurate and, under penalty of perjury, that you are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed; and (f) your physical or electronic signature, or that of a person authorized to act on your behalf, of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed. Notices may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Service Specific Terms
Use of Content by news aggregators. Use of our Content by news aggregators shall only be allowed if such news aggregators: a) only provide the thumb nail and headline as it appears on our software applications or Services; b) provides a correct and working hyperlink to the source of the Content or article on our software application; and c) acknowledges us as the source of the Content and acknowledges writers, journalists, photographers and third party agencies as they are acknowledged on our software application.
Reporting. If the Content displayed violates any of your rights, including those of copyright, and/or violates any of the above mentioned factors, you are requested to immediately notify AlloBlog via online form and/or report the Content using the available reporting functionality built into our software application.