Terms of Use

Last update : 1st January 2013

Before using the Phrase.it website (herein referred to as "we", "us", or "Phrase.it"), please read the following Terms of Use carefully. These Terms of Use govern your access to and use of the website and services owned and/or operated by Phrase.it (the "Service").

1. Acceptance of the Terms of Use

By using and/or visiting this website (collectively, including all Content available through the Phrase.it domain name) you signify your assent to these Terms of Use. In particular, when saving content you will be asked to agree to these Terms of Use. Thus, when you are creating and saving content you agree without limitation to these Terms of Use.

From time to time Phrase.it may modify these Terms of Use to reflect changes in the law, use practices, the features of the Service, or technology, and such modifications shall be effective upon posting by Phrase.it on the Website. Your continued use of the Service after Phrase.it posts revised Terms of Use signifies your acceptance of the revised Terms of Use. It is therefore important that you review these Terms of Use regularly to ensure you are updated as to any changes. You can determine when these Terms of Use were last revised by referring to the "Last Updated" legend at the top of these Terms of Use.

2. Restriction of age

In order to use the Service, you must be at least 13 years of age. You represent that you are at least 13 years old. If you are not at least 13 years old, please do not attempt to use the Services.

3. Website access

Phrase.it hereby grants you permission to use the Website as set forth in this Terms of Use, solely for so long as you are permitted by Phrase.it to access the Service and provided that: (i) your use of the Website as permitted is solely for your personal, non-commercial use; (ii) you will not copy or distribute any part of the Website in any medium without Phrase.it‘s prior written authorization; (iii) you will not alter or modify any part of the Website other than as may be reasonably necessary to use the Website for its intended purpose; and (iv) you will otherwise comply with the terms and conditions of these Terms of Service.

In order to access some features of the Website, you will have to create an account. You may never use another's account without permission. When creating your account, you must provide accurate and complete information. You are solely responsible for the activity that occurs on your account, and you must keep your account password secure. You must notify Phrase.it immediately of any breach of security or unauthorized use of your account.

You acknowledge that Phrase.it will keep the information provided for the creation of your account. Your personal information provided to us through the website will be used in accordance with our Privacy Policy as described in article 9 of these Terms of Use. Please read it carefully before using the Service.

4. Intellectual Property

The content on the Phrase.it Website, except all content uploaded and created by users, including without limitation, the text, software, scripts, graphics, photos, sounds, music, videos, interactive features and the like and the trademarks, service marks and logos contained therein, are owned by or licensed to Phrase.it and/or ist owners, subject to copyright and other intellectual property rights under E.U laws and international conventions. Content on the Website is provided to you as is, for your information and personal use only, and may not be used, copied, reproduced, distributed, transmitted, broadcast, displayed, sold, licensed, or otherwise exploited for any other purposes whatsoever without the prior written consent ft he respective owners.

5. Use of the Service

5.1. Intellectual property rights on uploaded content

You are solely responsible for your own uploaded content and the consequences of posting or publishing it. In connection with the uploaded content, you affirm, represent, and/or warrant that: (i) you own or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions to use all patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights in and to any and all uploaded content to enable inclusion and use of the uploaded content in the manner contemplated by the Website and these Terms of Use.

5.2. Individual person image rights

When uploading content, you affirm, represent, and/or warrant that you have the written consent, release, and/or permission of each and every identifiable individual person in the uploaded content to use the name or likeness of each and every such identifiable individual person to enable inclusion and use of the uploaded content in the manner contemplated by the Website and these Terms of Use.

5.3. Unlawfull content

You further agree that you will not publish falsehoods or misrepresentations that could damage Phrase.it or any third party; submit material that is unlawful, obscene, defamatory, libelous, threatening, pornographic, harassing, hateful, racially or ethnically offensive, constituting an apology of war crimes, or encourages conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, violate any law, or is otherwise inappropriate;

6. Infringement of these Terms of Services

We may suspend and/or terminate your access to and use of the Service and/or any features made available through the Service immediately if you fail to comply with the above rules or otherwise fail to comply with these Terms.

As a host site, Phrase.it has no obligation whatsoever to look up all content that is uploaded by its users, nor to look specifically for unlawful content.

Nevertheless, Phrase.it does not permit copyright infringing activities and infringement of intellectual property rights on its Website, and Phrase.it will remove all uploaded content if properly notified that such content infringes on another's intellectual property rights. Phrase.it reserves the right to remove said content without prior notice. Phrase.it also reserves the right to decide whether an uploaded content is appropriate and complies with these Terms of Use such as, but not limited to, pornography, obscene, racially offensive, apology of war crime or defamatory material. Phrase.it may remove such content and/or terminate a User's access for uploading such material in violation of these Terms of Use at any time, without prior notice and at its sole discretion.

If you are a copyright owner and believe that any content infringes upon your copyrights, or if you are an individual person, company or any other and believe that a content is defamatory to you, you may submit a notification at [email protected].

7. Warranty Disclaimer

The Service, including, but not limited to, all materials, all features and functionality of the Service is provided "as is", "as available" and without warranties of any kind, either express or implied.Phrase.it disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, without limitation, implied warranties of title, non-infringement, accuracy, merchantability, and fitness for a particular purpose and any warranties that may arise from course of dealing, course of performance or usage of trade. You assume all responsibility and risk for your use of the Service and your reliance thereon.

8. Limitation of Liability

Phrase.it is not responsible or liable for any indirect, incidental, consequential, special, exemplary, or punitive damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of business, loss of data or lost profits), under any contract, negligence, liability or other theory arising out of or relating in any way of the Service (including, but not limited to, all materials incorporated therein and all features and functionality of the Service).

9. Privacy Policy

The information gathered by Phrase.it from user registration and use of the Website is kept solely by Phrase.it. You have a right to access and modify your personal information by sending a request to [email protected]. You can also oppose the withholding of your personal information by Phrase.it. Upon your request, the information will be deleted and the associated account suppressed by Phrase.it.

9.1. Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States . Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.