This Service Agreement is Version Number 4.0.3 Date: July 20, 2021.
This website is operated by YAPCHAT.
1. INTRODUCTION. For the purpose of this Service Agreement ("Agreement")YAPCHAT will be referred to as YAPCHAT. "You" and "Your" refer to each Service User("Client")."We", "us" and "our" refer collectively to YAPCHAT. This Agreement explains our obligations to you, and your obligations to us in relation to the Service(s) provided by YAPCHAT. This agreement is legally binding agreement between you and YAPCHAT. YAPCHAT operates, from time to time, many different domain names to represent the Chat Network which is known as the Service. From time to time, many different third party domain names may use the Service. These domain names do not have any obligation to you as outlined in this agreement.
2. ACCURATE INFORMATION. You agree to: (1) provide true, current, complete and accurate information about yourself as required during the registration process and (2) maintain and update your account information as required to ensure all account information is current.
3. OWNERSHIP. Except as otherwise set forth herein, all right, title and interest in and to all, (1) registered and unregistered trademarks, service marks and logos; (2) patents, patent applications, and patentable ideas, inventions, and/or improvements; (3) trade secrets, proprietary information, and know-how; (4) all divisions, continuations, reissues, renewals, and extensions thereof now existing or hereafter filed, issued, or acquired; (5)registered and unregistered copyrights including, intellectual property, proprietary rights or other rights related to intangible property which are used, developed, comprising, embodied in, or practiced in connection with any of Services identified herein ( "YAPCHAT Intellectual Property Rights") are owned by YAPCHAT, and you agree to make no claim of interest in or ownership of any such YAPCHAT Intellectual Property Rights. You understand and agree that no title to the YAPCHAT Intellectual Property Rights is transferred to you, and that you do not obtain any rights, express or implied, in the Service, other than the rights expressly granted in this agreement. To the extent that you create any Derivative Work ( defined as any work that is based upon one or more pre-existing versions of a work provided to you, such as an enhancement or modification , revision, translation, abridgement, condensation, expansion, collection, compilation, or any other form in which such pre-existing works may be recast, transformed or adapted) such Derivative Work shall be owed by YAPCHAT and all right, title and interest in and to each such Derivative Work shall automatically vest in YAPCHAT. YAPCHAT shall have no obligation to grant you any right in any such Derivative Work.
4. EXCLUSIVE REMEDY. You agree that our entire liability, and your exclusive remedy, in law, in equity, or otherwise, with respect to any Service provided under this agreement and/or for any breach of this agreement is solely limited to a maximum of $10 US funds. In no event shall YAPCHAT (including third parties providing services for and to YAPCHAT) be liable for any indirect, incidental, special, or consequential damages even if YAPCHAT has been advised of the possibility of such damages. To the extent that a judicial region does not permit the exclusion or limitation of liability as set forth herein YAPCHAT's liability is limited to the extent permitted by law in such judicial regions. YAPCHAT disclaims any and all loss or liability resulting from, but not limited to: (1) loss or liability resulting from access delays or access interruptions; (2) loss or liability resulting from data non-delivery or data mis-delivery; (3) loss or liability resulting from acts of god; (4) loss or liability resulting from the unauthorized use or misuse of your account name, password or security authentication; (5) loss or liability resulting from errors, omissions, or misstatements in any and all information or service(s) provided under this agreement; (6) loss or liability relating to the deletion of or failure to store e-mail messages.
5. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES. YOU AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF OURSERVICE(S) ISSOLELY AT YOUR OWN RISK. YOU AGREE THAT ALL OF SUCH SERVICES AREPROVIDED ON AN"AS IS," AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS, EXCEPT AS OTHERWISE NOTED IN THIS AGREEMENT. YAPCHAT EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. YAPCHAT MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT SERVICE(S) HEREUNDER WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, OR THAT THE SERVICE(S) WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR FREE; NOR DO WE MAKE ANY WARRANTY AS TO THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE SERVICE(S) OR AS TO THE ACCURACY OR RELIABILITY OF ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED THROUGH OUR SERVICES. YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT ANY MATERIAL AND/OR DATA DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF OUR SERVICES IS DONE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND THAT YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR DEVICE SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWN LOAD OF SUCH MATERIAL AND/OR DATA. WE MAKE NO WARRANTY REGARDING ANY GOODS OR SERVICES PURCHASED OR OBTAINED THROUGH ANY OF OUR SERVICES OR ANY TRANSACTIONS ENTERED INTO THROUGH SUCH SERVICES. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM US OR THROUGH OUR SERVICES SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY MADE HEREIN, YOU MAY NOT RELY ON ANY SUCH INFORMATION OR ADVICE. TO THE EXTENT JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSIONOF CERTAIN WARRANTIES, SOME OF THE ABOVE EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR AND SHALL HAVE NO LIABILITY WITH RESPECT TO ANY PRODUCTS AND/OR SERVICES PURCHASED BY YOU FROM A THIRD PARTY.
6. INDEMNITY. You agree to release, indemnify, defend and hold harmless YAPCHAT and any of our ( or their ) contractors, agents, employees, officers, directors, shareholders, affiliates and assigns from all liabilities, claims, damages, costs and expenses, including reasonable attorney's fees and expenses, relating to or arising out of (a) this Agreement or the breach of your warranties, representations and obligations under this Agreement, (b) YAPCHAT services or your use of such services, including without limitation infringement or dilution by you , or someone else using our service(s) from your device(s), (c) any intellectual property or other proprietary right of any person or entity, (d) a violation of any of our operation rules or policies relating to the service(s) provided, (e) any information or data you supplied to YAPCHAT, including, without limitation, any misrepresentation submission of information. If in the event we are threatened with a suit or sued by a third party, we may seek written assurances from you concerning your promise to indemnify us; your failure to provide those assurances may be considered by us to be a material breach of this Agreement. We shall have the right to participate in any defense by you of a third-party claim related to your use of any of the Service, with counsel of our choice at our own expense. We shall reasonably cooperate in the defense at your request and expense. You shall have sole responsibility to defend us against any claim, but you must receive our prior written consent regarding any related settlement. The terms of this paragraph will survive any termination or cancellation of this Agreement.
7. TERMINATION. (a) By You. You may terminate this Agreement upon at least thirty (30) days written notice to YAPCHAT for any reason. Notice of your termination will be effective on receipt and processing by us. In the event you neglect to request brokerage of credits from your account prior to the arranged termination of this Agreement you agree and understand any such said credits are non-refundable.
(b) By Us. YAPCHAT reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate this Agreement or any part of the Service at any time, without notice or reason given to you. In the event an account credit balance exists, the member is eligible to request a credit conversion, as per outlined in this agreement, only upon our ability to verify account information.
8. REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES. You agree and warrant that: (1) neither the use of the Service nor the manner in which you intend to use such the Service will directly or indirectly infringe the legal rights of third party, (2) you have all requisite power and authority to execute this Agreement and to perform your obligations hereunder, (3) you warrant that you are over the age of eighteen (18) years; and (4) you agree to comply with all applicable laws and regulations.
9. MODIFICATIONS TO AGREEMENT. Except as otherwise provided in this Agreement, you agree, during the term of this Agreement, that we may:(1) revise the terms and conditions of this Agreement; and/or (2) change part of the services provided under this Agreement at any time. Any such revision or change will be binding and effective immediately at the time of your continued use of our services. It is your sole responsibility to review this Agreement in a timely manner. The continued use of the Service indicates your acceptance of all or part of the revised Agreement.
10. ACCOUNT ACCESS. To become a registered member or manage your member account, you are required to establish an account and provide a login email and password. You authorize us to process any and all account transactions initiated using your password. You are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password, and you are responsible for any authorized and/or unauthorized activities, charges and/or liabilities made through your password. In no event will we be liable for the unauthorized use or misuse of your password. YAPCHAT RESERVES RIGHT TO TERMINATE YOUR ACCESS WITHOUT REASON OR ADVANCE NOTICE GIVEN TO YOU. Termination of account access does not release you from their legal obligation as outlined in this Agreement.
11. TAX CONSEQUENCES. You agree that you are responsible for complying with all tax filings, certifications, notices, rules and regulations, arising from your actions as a user on this site including payment of any sales, use, value-added or other taxes, assessed or due in connection with your receipt of payment for credit conversions and the filing of any required forms or returns with appropriate authorities in connection therewith.
12. NOTICES AND ANNOUNCEMENTS. (a) Except as expressly provided other wise herein, all notices to YAPCHAT shall be in writing by e-mail with return receipt requested to email@example.com. All notices to you shall be delivered to your mailing addressor e-mail address as provided in your account information (as updated by you pursuant to this Agreement). (b) You authorize us to contact you via telephone, email, or postal mail regarding information that we deem is of potential interest to you.
13. SEVERABILITY. You agree that the terms of the Agreement are severable. If any term or provision is declared invalid or unenforceable, in whole or part, that term or provision will not affect the remainder of this Agreement; this Agreement will be deemed amended to the extent necessary to make this Agreement enforceable, valid and, to the maximum extent possible consistent with applicable law, consistent with the original intentions of the parties; and the remaining terms and provisions will remain in full force and effect.
14. ENTIRE AGREEMENT. You agree that this Agreement, the rules and policies incorporated by reference in this Agreement ( including, without limitation, the code of conduct and the privacy statement ) are the entire, complete and exclusive agreement between you and us regarding our services and supersede all prior agreements and understandings, whether written or oral, or whether established by custom, practice, policy or precedent with respect to the subject matter of this Agreement.
15. ASSIGNMENT AND RESALE. Except as otherwise set forth herein, your rights under this Agreement are not assignable or transferable. Any attempt by your creditors to obtain an interest in your rights under this Agreement, whether by attachment, levy, garnishment or otherwise, renders the Agreement void at our option. You agree not to resell any of the Services without YAPCHAT prior expressed consent.
16. GOVERNING LAW. This agreement shall be deemed to have been made in the Province of Ontario, Canada and the validity, construction, interpretation and enforcement hereof and the rights of the parties hereto shall be determined under, governed by, and construed in accordance with the internal laws of the Province of Ontario without regard to the principles of conflicts of laws. Each party is specifically prohibited from bringing any action arising from or related to this agreement other than in the Province of Ontario unless the said action is for the purpose of enforcing a Judgment already obtained in the Province of Ontario.
17. AGREEMENT TO BE BOUND. Though our online application process or otherwise, or by use of the Service provided under this Agreement, you acknowledge that you have read and agree to be bound by all terms and conditions of this Agreement and documents incorporated by reference.
18. INDEPENDENT PARTIES. Neither party nor their employees, consultants, are employees or joint ventures of the other party, and they do not have any authority to bind the other party by contract or otherwise to any obligation. Each party shall ensure that the foregoing person shall not represent the contrary, either expressly, implicitly, by appearance or otherwise.
19. WAIVER. No waiver of any provision of this Agreement shall be effective unless it is in writing and signed by an authorized representative of YAPCHAT. The remedies of YAPCHAT under this Agreement shall be cumulative and not alternative, and the election of one remedy for a breach shall not preclude pursuit of other remedies. The failure of a party, at anytime or from time to time, to require performance of any obligations of the other party here under shall not affect its right to enforce any provision of this Agreement at a subsequent time, and the waiver of any rights arising from any breach shall not be constructed as a waiver of any rights arising from any prior or subsequent breach.
20. FORCE MAJEURE. Nether party shall be deemed in default hereunder, nor shall it hold the other party responsible for, any cessation, interruption or delay in the performance of its obligations hereunder due to earthquake, flood, fire, storm, natural disaster, act of God, war, terrorism, armed conflict, labour strike, lockout, or boycott, provided that the party relying upon this section(1) shall have given the other party written notice thereof promptly and, in any event, within five (5) days of discovery thereof and (2) shall take all steps reasonably necessary under the circumstances to mitigate the effects of the force majeure event upon which such notice is based; provided further, that in the event a force majeure event described in this Section extends for a period in excess of thirty (30) days in the aggregate, YAPCHAT may immediately terminate this Agreement.
21. HEADINGS. The section headings appearing in the Agreement are inserted only as a matter of convenience and in no way define, limit, construe or describe the scope or extent of such section or in any way affect such section.
22. ROOM LIST: The Service utilizes a room List to allow for navigation between chatrooms. You give YAPCHAT permission to display your created room or website url associated with your active chatroom. You may elect to choose an option when creating a room which requests that the service not display your chatroom. YAPCHAT reserves full rights to choose to display or not display any chatroom on the room list.
23. CHATROOM ACCESS MANAGEMENT: YAPCHAT reserves the right to limit, restrict or manage the access to any chatroom, Service function or Service.
24. CODE OF CONDUCT. This Service is restricted to people over the age of 18. (21 years of age may be required in some legal jurisdictions) IF YOU ARE UNDER 18 YEARS OFAGE YOU ARE NOT PERMITTED ACCESS to the Service. YAPCHAT, and appointed representative(s), are hereby granted full right to request proof of age. If proof of age cannot be ascertained through reasonable means YAPCHAT reserves the right to ban the user in question from the Service until which time appropriate reasonable proof of age is obtained. Through the use of this Service you warrant and represent that you are at least 18 years of age and that you have the capacity to understand, agree and to comply with this policy.
a) You may not use this Service for any illegal or unauthorized purpose. International users agree to comply with local rules regarding online conduct and acceptable content. You are completely responsible for your own conduct and management of data, text, video, and audio transferred to and from the Service. You warrant that you have clear ownership or control of rights for all your managed content. YAPCHAT is hereby granted permission, at its sole discretion, to remove any material from the Service.
b) The Service may contain, but is not limited to, video/audio broadcasts, text, photos, and links, which may, from time to time, provide a means of communication within the Service. At no time will you use such means of communication on this Service to: (a) defame, abuse, harass, imitate, impersonate, stalk, threaten and violate any or all legal rights belonging to any other client. (b) distribute or publish fraudulent, inappropriate, profane, or obscene material. (c) spam (d) flood rooms with text. (e) post disruptive, off topic comments or statements that is intended to incite others to violate this Code of Conduct or participate in illegal activities.
c) You may not post any material such as software or other information that could harm other user's devices or would allow others to in appropriately access software or other web sites.
d) You may not falsely impersonate any authority member from YAPCHAT. Nor may you not falsely impersonate any YAPCHAT appointed representatives. An attempt to mislead or cause harm to the Service or other members will be dealt with appropriate legal means.
e)You may not sell, barter license, exchange or trade any space provided to you within the Service. The opportunity provided to you is for your own personal use.
f) You are required to treat others with mutual respect.
g) You may not access another member's accounts. You may not attempt to login to accounts which are not yours.
h) You may not display, advocate or encourage expressions of violence, bigotry, racism, hatred, obscenity, or profanity on the Service.
i) You may not use the Service to collect or attempt to collect personal information about third parties without their knowledge or consent.
j) You may not broadcast or stream recorded video and/or pictures.
25. YAPCHAT reserves the right, but has no obligation, to monitor any and all use of the Service to ensure that the use of the Service conforms to the content guidelines and this Agreement, which are both subject to change from time to time. YAPCHAT also reserves the right, but has no obligation, to monitor and/ or make record of any and all communication that takes place through the Service. YAPCHAT is not responsible for any offensive or obscene material(s) that may be transmitted or posted by any and all users(including unauthorized users, as well as the possibility of "hackers"). As noted above, YAPCHAT is also not responsible, under any circumstances, for the use of any personal information, by anyone, that you post or transmit through the Service.
26. PERMISSION FOR USE. You hereby grant YAPCHAT, through use of this Service, the right to represent your use, content and activity in the Service using various domain names and links. You confirm that you are aware that the Service is a singular Service made available using various domain names and links.
27. RELATIONSHIP. The relationship between iWebcam and you, the member, shall not be construed to create an employer/employee relationship and therefore shall not be defined as a "working" relationship.
29. LICENSING AND TRADEMARKS: Copyright (c) 2004 - 2022 YAPCHAT and its licensors. All rights reserved.
a) About Us. YAPCHAT ("We" or "Us") operates the website iWebcam.com and the Service on iWebcam.com.
c) Information We May Collect And Process About You
- Information that you provide to us
- Your IP
- Information about chat rooms you have visited
- Information about chat credit transactions
- Information about chat credit purchases
- Information we collect using cookies on your device about your use of the website and Service
- Technical information from your device relating to the service you receive
- Information relating to the location of your device
- The date and time you logged into the Service
- The hardware, software or internet browser you use
- Identifiers associated with cookies or other technologies that may uniquely identify your device or browser
By accessing the iWebcam.com website and use of the Service, you agree that we may collect, hold, use or otherwise process your information (including personal information) for the purpose of providing you with those products and services you request or access, and developing our business.
d) Payment Processing
Please note that we use a credit card processing service to complete billing to your credit card using the billing information you provide. We do not share personally identifiable information with our card processor to complete billing request. We may share information with relevant financial institutions if we consider it strictly necessary for fraud detection and prevention purposes. When a chargeback is requested by you or by the holder of the credit card used to make the transaction, we have, in certain cases, to share some information about you and your use of the services with the processing bank.
e) Personal data we collect from publicly available sources
We collect publicly available information about you only when it is necessary to prevent fraud and illegal activities on the iWebcam.com website and Service. This data may comprise publicly available information you share on social media like Facebook, your blog and/or site, and any other public data available on the internet.
f) Publications, Chat and Video Communications
When you chat and or broadcast an image or webcam in the Service, other users of the Service and our organization can see your username, messages and any publication you provide. When you initiate a private chat with another member, only our organization and the other member can access the communications and/or image/webcam broadcast you share. Please rest assured that other Guests or Members on the Service will not have access to information about you from the moment you enter into a private chat.
g) How Do We Protect Your Personal Data?
We implement security measures to grant maximum protection to your personal information against unauthorized access, modification, disclosure, or deletion. Your data is protected by sophisticated security systems. We implement data loss prevention systems against leakage, theft, and data breach to ensure that our site and the entire IT infrastructure related to it are updated against the latest network security vulnerabilities. We periodically test our IT systems and do sophisticated penetration tests. We incorporate advanced security technologies in order to ensure maximum safety and safekeeping of personal information.
h) Rectification Of Inaccurate Or Incomplete Data
You have the right to request that we correct any inaccuracies in your personal data.
i) Ensure A Safe And Trustworthy Environment
We want to create and ensure a safe environment where you can peacefully enjoy our services. We use your personal data to detect and prevent fraud and other illegal activities. We also use your data to detect potential breaches. The rules are explained in our Terms and Conditions.
We use your personal information for security purposes and risk assessment, such as to authenticate you and verify your identity. We process this information given our legitimate interest in ensuring compliance with the rules, fraud detection and prevention, as well as, information, system, network and cyber security.
We will retain your Personal Information for as long as necessary to provide our Services, and as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our policies. Retention periods will be determined taking into account the type of information that is collected and the purpose for which it is collected, bearing in mind the requirements applicable to the situation and the need to destroy outdated, unused information at the earliest reasonable time. Under applicable regulations, we will keep records containing customer Personal Information, account signup agreements, communications, and anything else as required by applicable laws and regulations.
k) Google Analytics
We may use Google Analytics to track performance. Google Analytics uses persistent cookies to track visitor sessions, visitors across multiple sessions, and referral sources to the iWebcam.com website and Service. We also track the performance of promotional links to iWebcam.com website and Service. In compliance with the Google Analytics Terms of Service, at no time is personally identifiable information passed to Google Analytics. Note that Google Analytics stores its data within the United States and is subject to US laws. Those wishing to opt out of Google Analytics data collection should use the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on athttps://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/ url.
l) Google Firebase
31) COOKIES POLICY: You should be aware that when you use the iWebcam.com website or Service we may collect information using cookies or similar technologies.
a) What Are Cookies And How Do They Work?
Cookies are small files that are downloaded to your device when you visit a website and or Service. Your browser sends these cookies back to the website and or Service every time you use the website and or Service so it can recognize you. Most web browsers are set to accept cookies by default. If you prefer, you can usually remove or reject browser cookies through the settings on your browser or device. Keep in mind, though, that blocking cookies may negatively affect your use of the Service or iWebcam website.
b) Selecting Your Communication Preferences
If you have any queries or comments about this Privacy and Cookies Policy please contact us at: support@iWebcam.com
If you wish to review or receive a copy of the personal information we hold about you please write to us at:
c) Changes To This Privacy and Cookies Policy
We reserve the right to make changes to our Privacy and Cookies Policy. Changes to this policy will be posted here and will become effective as of the updated effective date. Your continued use of our website or platform will signify your acceptance of these changes.
32. Both parties agree this agreement shall be written in the English language.