Thanks for choosing Linguoo (, , ). By using the Linguoo service, websites, or software applications (together, the “Linguoo Service” or “Service”), including by purchasing or receiving , you are entering into a binding contract with our local company in your country of residence (your “Local Country”) if applicable or the company listed in this . Your agreement with us includes these Terms and Conditions of Use ( ) and our (together with the where applicable, the ). If you don’t agree with these Terms, then please don’t use the Service.
We’re pleased to make our Service available to you. The Linguoo Service includes social and interactive features. .
In order to use the Linguoo Service, you need to (a) be 18 or older, or be 13 or older and have your parent or guardian’s consent to these Terms, (b) have the power to enter a binding contract with us and are not barred from doing so under any applicable laws, and (c) be resident in the Local Country. You also warrant that any registration information that you submit to Linguoo is true, accurate and complete, and you agree to keep it that way at all times.
Occasionally we may, in our discretion, make changes to the Linguoo Service and Agreements. When we make changes to the Agreements that we consider material, we’ll notify you through the Service. By continuing to use the Service after those changes are made, you are expressing and acknowledging your acceptance of the changes.
Here’s some information about all the ways you can enjoy Linguoo.
Linguoo account holders may access the Linguoo Service by any of our several Subscriptions:
§ : an ad-based, free-of-charge service;;
§ : a subscription fee-based service;
§ : an ad-free, subscription fee-based service which enables you to listen to music while not connected to the internet, among other features; or
§ : via a supported mobile handset.
The Premium Service permits you to store cached content on up to three (3) personal computers, mobile handsets and/or other relevant devices (collectively “Devices”) while your Premium Service subscription is active. You may not transfer copies of cached content to any other device via any means. By using the Mobile Service, you agree to accept the Mobile Terms and to register for the Service as a mobile subscriber. The Premium Service and the Unlimited Service are hereinafter referred to as “Paid Subscriptions”
If you have purchased a code sold by or on behalf of Linguoo for access to the Unlimited Service or Premium Service for the time period indicated on your email, card or paper receipt (“Code”), or if you are accessing the service through some other limited offer which you received or purchased from Linguoo (“Limited Offer”), these Agreements apply to your access to the Service. Any separate sets of terms and conditions presented to you along with the Code or other Limited Offer also apply to your access to the Service using the Code or Limited Offer.
Con sujeción a cualesquiera derechos que puedas tener al amparo de la Cláusula 12, los Códigos solo son canjeables en el país en el que hayas comprado dicho Código, no siendo canjeables por dinero y no son reembolsables, intercambiables, re-vendibles ni utilizables para comprar otros Códigos.
From time to time, we may offer trials of the Premium Service and/or Mobile Service for a specified period without payment (a “Trial”). Linguoo reserves the right, in its absolute discretion, to determine your eligibility for a Trial, and to withdraw or to modify a Trial at any time without prior notice and with no liability.
For some Trials, we’ll require you to provide your payment details to start the Trial. At the end of such Trials, we may automatically start to charge you for the Premium Service on the first day following the end of the Trial, on a recurring monthly basis. By providing your payment details in conjunction with the Trial, you agree to this charge. If you do not want this charge, you must change your Subscription to the Free Service through your Linguoo account’s settings before the end of the Trial.
The Linguoo Service and the content provided through it are the property of Linguoo or Linguoo’s licensors, and we grant you a limited, non-exclusive, revocable licence to make personal, non-commercial (except as permitted under Section 11) use of the Linguoo Service and to receive the media content made available through the Linguoo Service in your Local Country, based on the Subscription or Trial, you have selected (the “Licence”). This Licence shall remain in effect for a period of 20 years unless terminated by you or Linguoo.
The Linguoo software applications are licensed, not sold, to you, and Linguoo retains ownership of all copies of the Linguoo software applications even after installation on your Devices. Linguoo may assign these Agreements or any part of them without restrictions. You may not assign these Agreements or any part of them, nor transfer or sub-licence your rights under this Licence, to any third party.
All Linguoo trademarks, service marks, trade names, logos, domain names, and any other features of the Linguoo brand are the sole property of Linguoo. This Licence does not grant you any rights to use the Linguoo trademarks, service marks, trade names, logos, domain names, or any other features of the Linguoo brand, whether for commercial or non-commercial use.
Third party software libraries included in the Linguoo Service are licensed to you either under these Terms, or under the relevant third party software library’s licence terms as published in the help or settings section of our desktop and mobile client and on our .
Linguoo users may post, upload and/or contribute (“post”) content to the Service, including pictures, text and playlist compilations
Linguoo does not monitor, review, or edit User Content, but reserves the right to remove or disable access to any User Content for any or no reason, including but not limited to, User Content that, in Linguoo’s sole discretion, violates these Agreements. Linguoo may take these actions without prior notification to you. Removal or disabling of access to User Content shall be at our sole discretion, and we do not promise to remove or disable access to any specific User Content.
Linguoo is not responsible for User Content nor does it endorse any opinion contained in User Content. If you believe that any User Content infringes your intellectual property rights, please click , or if you believe that any User Content does not comply with the User Guidelines (Section 8 below) or that your rights under applicable law have been otherwise infringed by any User Content, please contact us at .
In consideration for the rights granted to you under these Terms, you grant us the right (a) to allow the Linguoo Service to use the processor, bandwidth and storage hardware on your Device in order to facilitate the operation of the Service, (b) to provide advertising and other information to you, if you subscribe to the Free Service, and (c) to allow our business partners to do the same.
You grant Linguoo a non-exclusive, transferable, sub-licensable, royalty-free, perpetual, worldwide licence to use, reproduce, make available to the public, publish, translate and distribute any User Content that you post on or otherwise provide through the Linguoo Service.
These Terms are not intended to grant rights to anyone except you and Linguoo, and in no event shall these Terms create any third party beneficiary rights. Any failure by Linguoo to enforce these Terms or any provision thereof shall not waive Linguoo’s right to do so.
We’ve established a few ground rules for you to follow when using the Service, to make sure Linguoo stays enjoyable for everyone. Please follow these rules and encourage other users to do the same.
Linguoo respects intellectual property rights and expects you to do the same. This means, for example, that the following is not permitted: (a) Copying, reproducing, “ripping”, recording, or making available to the public any part of the Linguoo Services or content delivered to you via the Linguoo Services, or otherwise any making use of the Linguoo Service which is not expressly permitted under these Terms; (b) using the Linguoo service to import or copy any local files you do not have the legal right to import or copy in this way; (c) reverse-engineering, decompiling, disassembling, modification or creating derivative works based on the Linguoo Services or any part thereof; (d) circumventing any technology used by Linguoo, its licensors, or any third party to protect content accessible through the Service; (e) renting or leasing of any part of the Services; (f) circumventing of any territorial restrictions applied by Linguoo; (g) artificially increasing play count or otherwise manipulating the Services by using a script or other automated process; (h) removing or altering any copyright, trademark or other intellectual property notices contained on or provided through the Linguoo Service; (i) providing your password to any other person or using any other person’s user name and password.
Please respect Linguoo and other users of the Linguoo Service. Don’t engage in any activity on the Service or upload User Content, including registering and/or using a username, which is or includes material that (a) is offensive, abusive, defamatory, pornographic or obscene; (b) is illegal, or intended to promote or commit an illegal act of any kind, including but not limited to, violations of intellectual property rights, privacy rights or proprietary rights of Linguoo or a third party; (c) includes personal data of third parties or is intended to solicit such personal data, (d) includes malicious content such as malware, trojan horses or viruses, or otherwise interferes with any user’s access to the Service; (e) is intended or does harass or bully other users; (f) impersonates or misrepresents your affiliation with another user, person or entity, or is otherwise fraudulent, false, deceptive, or misleading; (g) uses automated means to artificially promote content; (h) involves the transmission of unsolicited mass mailing (“spam”), junk mail, chain letter, or similar, including through the Linguoo inbox; (i) involves commercial or sales activities, such as advertising, contests, sweepstakes, or pyramid schemes; (j) promotes commercial products or services (except as permitted under Section 11); (k) interferes with the Linguoo Service, tampers with or attempts to probe, scan, or test for vulnerabilities in the Service or Linguoo’s computer systems or network, or breaches any of Linguoo’s security or authentication measures, or (l) conflicts with the Agreement, as determined by Linguoo. You agree that Linguoo may also reclaim your username for any reason.
Please be thoughtful about what you make public on Linguoo. The Linguoo Service includes social and interactive features, including the ability to post User Content, share content, and make certain information about you public, as further described in your account settings. Remember that shared or publicly available information may be used and re-shared by other users on Linguoo or across the web, so please use Linguoo carefully and manage your account settings regularly. Linguoo has no responsibility for your choices to make any actions or material public on the Service.
Your password protects your user account, and you are solely responsible for keeping your password confidential and secure. You understand that you are responsible for all use of your username and password on the Service. If your username or password is lost or stolen, or if you believe there has been unauthorized access to your account by third parties, please immediately and change your password as soon as possible.
Linguoo will make reasonable efforts to keep the Linguoo Service operational. However, certain technical difficulties or maintenance may, from time to time, result in temporary interruptions. Linguoo reserves the right, periodically and at any time, to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, functions and features of the Linguoo Service, with or without notice, all without liability to you for any interruption, modification, or discontinuation of the Linguoo Service or any function or feature thereof. You understand and agree that Linguoo has no obligation to maintain, support, upgrade, or update the Service, or to provide all or any specific content through the Service.
Linguoo’s products may be subject to U.S. export and reexport control laws and regulations, including the Export Administration Regulations (“EAR”) maintained by the U.S. Department of Commerce, trade and economic sanctions maintained by the Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”), and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (“ITAR”) maintained by the Department of State. You warrant that you are (1) not located in Iran, North Korea, Sudan, or Syria, and (2) are not a denied party as specified in the regulations listed above.
You agree to comply with all applicable export and reexport control laws and regulations, including the EAR, trade and economic sanctions maintained by OFAC, and the ITAR. Specifically, you agree that you shall not – directly or indirectly – sell, export, reexport, transfer, divert, or otherwise dispose of any products, software, or technology (including products derived from or based on such technology) received from Linguoo under these Agreements to any destination, entity, or person prohibited by the laws or regulations of the United States, without obtaining prior authorization from the competent government authorities as required by those laws and regulations. This export control clause shall survive termination or cancellation of these Agreements.
If you reside in a Local Country which is part of the European Union and have purchased a Paid Subscription or Code online, you have the right to change your mind and receive a full refund within fourteen (14) days of purchase (the “Cooling-off Period”), but only if you have not logged in or otherwise redeemed or started to consume them.
If you have a Paid Subscription, your payment to Linguoo will automatically renew at the end of the subscription period, unless you cancel your Paid Subscription through before the end of the current subscription period. The cancellation will take effect the day after the last day of the current subscription period, and you will be downgraded to the Free Service. However, if you cancel your payment and/or terminate the Terms after the Cooling-off Period is over (where applicable), and/or before the end of the subscription period, we will not refund any subscription fees already paid to us.
Linguoo may change the price for the Paid Subscriptions from time to time, and will communicate any price changes to you. Price changes for Paid Subscriptions will take effect at the start of the next subscription period following the date of the price change. By continuing to use the Linguoo Service after the price change takes effect, you accept the new price.
These Terms will continue to apply to you until terminated by either you or Linguoo. Linguoo may terminate the Terms or suspend your access to the Linguoo Service at any time, including in the event of your actual or suspected unauthorised use of the Linguoo Service or non-compliance with the Terms. If you or Linguoo terminate the Terms, or if Linguoo suspends your access to the Linguoo Service, you agree that Linguoo shall have no liability or responsibility to you and Linguoo will not refund any amounts that you have already paid, to the fullest extent permitted under applicable law. To learn how to terminate your Linguoo account, please contact us through the Customer Service contact form .
We endeavor to provide the best service we can, but you understand and agree that THE Linguoo SERVICE IS PROVIDED “AS IS”, WITHOUT EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTY OR CONDITION OF ANY KIND. YOU USE THE Linguoo SERVICE AT YOUR OWN RISK. Linguoo DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.In addition, Linguoo does not warrant, endorse, guarantee or assume responsibility for any Third Party Applications, Third Party Application content, User Content, or any other product or service advertised or offered by a third party on or through the Linguoo Service or any hyperlinked website, or featured in any banner or other advertising. You understand and agree that Linguoo is not responsible or liable for any transaction between you and third-party providers of Third Party Applications or products or services advertised on or through the Linguoo Service. As with any purchase of a product or service through any medium or in any environment, you should use your judgment and exercise caution where appropriate. No advice or information whether oral or in writing obtained by you from Linguoo shall create any warranty on behalf of Linguoo in this regard. Some aspects of this section may not apply in some jurisdictions.
You agree that, to the extent permitted by applicable law, your sole and exclusive remedy for any problems or dissatisfaction with the Linguoo Service, the Third Party Applications or the Third Party Application content is to uninstall any Linguoo software and to stop using the Linguoo Service, the Third Party Applications or the Third Party Application content.
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, IN NO EVENT WILL Linguoo, ITS OFFICERS, SHAREHOLDERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, DIRECTORS, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, SUCCESSORS, ASSIGNS, SUPPLIERS OR LICENSORS BE LIABLE FOR (i) ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY OR CONSEQUENTIAL (INCLUDING LOSS OF USE, DATA, BUSINESS, OR PROFITS) DAMAGES, ARISING OUT OF THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE Linguoo SERVICE, THIRD PARTY APPLICATIONS OR THIRD PARTY APPLICATION CONTENT, REGARDLESS OF LEGAL THEORY, WITHOUT REGARD TO WHETHER Linguoo HAS BEEN WARNED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF THOSE DAMAGES, AND EVEN IF A REMEDY FAILS OF ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE; (ii) AGGREGATE LIABILITY FOR ALL CLAIMS RELATING TO THE Linguoo SERVICE, THIRD PARTY APPLICATIONS OR THIRD PARTY APPLICATION CONTENT MORE THAN THE AMOUNTS PAID BY YOU TO Linguoo DURING THE PRIOR THREE MONTHS IN QUESTION.
Nothing in these Agreements removes or limits Linguoo’s liability for fraud, fraudulent misrepresentation, death or personal injury caused by its negligence. Some aspects of this section may not apply in some jurisdictions.
These Agreements constitute all the terms and conditions agreed upon between you and Linguoo and supersede any prior agreements in relation to the subject matter of these Agreements, whether written or oral. Any additional or different terms or conditions in relation to the subject matter of the Agreements in any written or oral communication from you to Linguoo are void. You represent that you have not accepted the Agreements in reliance on any oral or written representations made by Linguoo that are not contained in the Agreements.
Please note, however, that other aspects of your use of the Linguoo Service may be governed by additional agreements. That could include, for example, access to the Linguoo Community for customer support, access to the Linguoo Service as a result of a gift card, or free or discounted Trials. You will agree to separate terms and conditions in those circumstances, which are listed in full . Those terms and conditions shall govern only with regard to the aspect of the Service to which they apply, and are distinct from and supplemental to these Agreements, and do not supersede these Agreements. To the extent that there is any conflict between those agreements and these Agreements, these Agreements shall control, except as otherwise provided in these Terms.
Occasionally we may offer you the chance to participate in sweepstakes, contests, and surveys (“Special Promotions”) through the Service. Special Promotions may be governed by terms and conditions that are separate from these Terms. If the provisions of a Special Promotion’s terms and conditions conflict with these Terms, those separate terms and conditions shall prevail.
Should any provision of the Terms be held invalid or unenforceable for any reason or to any extent, such invalidity or enforceability shall not in any manner affect or render invalid or unenforceable the remaining provisions of the Terms, and the application of that provision shall be enforced to the extent permitted by law.
Unless otherwise required by a mandatory law of a member state of the European Union or any other jurisdiction, these Agreements are subject to the law of the State of California, United States, without regard to choice or conflicts of law principles. Further, you and Linguoo agree to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts in San Francisco County, California or New York, New York to resolve any dispute, claim or controversy that arises in connection with these Agreements.
If you are a United States user, the following mandatory arbitration provisions also apply to you: