Term & Conditions

Initial Effective Date:16-02-2020 (GMT)

Latest Revised Date: 21-02-2020 (GMT)

Welcome to Bee, the Parenting App (hereinafter referred to as “Bee”, or “We”, or “Us” or “Our”).

The domain name www.HeyBee.org (hereinafter referred to as “Website”) and Bee mobile application (“Mobile Software” or “Bee App” or “App”) is owned and managed by Early Childhood Development Private Limited (ECDPL), a company, incorporated and existing under the laws of India and having its registered office at 502, Mauryansh Elanza, Near Parekhs Hospital, Shyamal Cross Roads, Satellite, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India.

This Agreement applies to all users, visitors, and others who access the App and Service (“User(s)” or “You/r”). This page explains the terms by which You may use App, our Website, other websites maintained by Us relating to our Apps, Mobile Software (or “Platform”) or any of Our online and/or mobile services, online Bee Parenting Services through the mobile software and software provided on or in connection with the services (collectively the “Service(s)”). By accessing or using the Service, You signify that You have read, understood, and agree to be bound by this terms of use Agreement (“Bee Terms of Service” or “Agreement”) and to the collection and use of Your information as set forth in the Privacy Policy, and terms of any other policies of Bee as may be applicable to You whether or not You are a registered user of Our Service. This Agreement, Privacy Policy and any other terms and conditions as may be applicable shall hereinafter collectively be referred to as “Terms and Conditions”. If You disagree with any parts contained in this Terms and Conditions please do not use the Service.

Kindly read this agreement carefully to ensure that you understand each provision.

IMPORTANT NOTE:

Pre schools & other Institution(s) dealing with young children may introduce Bee App to their employees, affiliates and members. These Institutions may also replace certain Bee Service(s) or integrate their own services within the Bee App (“Institution Version”). Such employees, affiliates and members of Institutions are also User(s) of the Bee App or the Institution Version of Bee App (“Institution User(s)”). In such an event, these Institution(s) terms and their privacy policy shall also apply to Your use of Bee App and Services. In the event of any conflict with such additional terms and privacy policy, Bee’s Terms and Conditions shall prevail. Bee App may carry links to contents or material or websites or web pages or services managed by third parties on which the Institution and ECDPL may have no control, agreement or affiliation. Please refer to documentation including terms and privacy policy provided by such third parties before using Your Institution Version.

The Institution Version and its services can only be accessed by authorized Institution User(s) after following installation and access instructions as shared by the Institution or their service provider.

Note: The Bee Parenting Service and Payment section of this Agreement may not be applicable to Institution Users. Institution Users are requested to contact their Institution(s) to check applicability.

Use of Bee Service

The Bee App is a virtual AI chatbot (“Bot”) that You can chat with text or voice, including upon Your choice, the ability to subscribe and to message a professional human mental health and well-being Parenting (“Bee Parenting”) or for Institution Users, to be able to use institutional support mechanism integrated within the Bee App, and through a conversational interface get access to tools and techniques to manage Your emotional wellness and to encourage You in building resilience. The Bee App is primarily available for both iOS and android mobile systems. Your Interaction with the Bot is with an artificial intelligence chatbot and not a human. The Bot is restricted in the means of response and the intended usage of Bee App is as an early intervention tool. The Bot cannot and will not offer advice on issues it does not recognize. Using Bee App, You can get parenting counseling help, and learn context-sensitive evidence-based techniques that can help You perform better parenting duties. Bee App and Service is not intended for use in crisis such as abuse or complex or severe mental health conditions that cause ideation of suicide, harm to self and others, and any medical emergencies. Bee App and Service cannot and will not offer medical or clinical advice. It can only suggest that user seeks advanced (medical) help.

Eligibility

You may use the Service only if You are a natural/legal person and can form a binding contract with Bee, and only in compliance with this Agreement and all applicable local, state, national, and international laws, rules and regulations. If You are between 13 and 18 years of age, please read through this Bee Terms of Service and the Bee Privacy Policy with Your parent or legal guardian, and in such a case this agreement shall be deemed to be a contract between ECDPL and Your legal guardian or parent and to the extent permissible under applicable laws, enforceable against You.

Anyone under 13 is strictly prohibited from creating an account and/or using the Service. Bee reserves the right to refuse access to the Service or terminate Your account at its sole discretion. At the discretion of our management team, the Service may not remain available to any Users previously removed from the Service by Bee.

Bee License

Subject to Terms and Conditions, You are hereby granted a non-exclusive, limited, non-transferable, freely revocable license to use the Service for Your personal, non-commercial use only and as permitted by the features of the Service. Bee reserves all rights not expressly granted herein in the Service and the Bee Content (as defined later in this agreement). Bee may terminate this license or discontinue the service offerrings at any time for any reason or no reason.

Bee Accounts

You may be required to create an account with Bee to avail certain Services with a user name and password or Access Codes (“Account”). Your Account gives You access to the Services and functionality that we may establish, modify and maintain from time to time and at our sole discretion. Bee may, at its sole discretion, make the creation of an Account mandatory for all Services.

When creating Your Account, if required, You must provide accurate and complete information. If You provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete (or becomes untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete), or if We have reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, We have the right to suspend or terminate Your Account and refuse to you any and all current or future use of the Service (or any portion thereof).

You are solely responsible for the activity that occurs on Your Account, and You must keep Your Account password secure. Whenever You need to set a password, We encourage you to use “strong” passwords (passwords that use a combination of upper and lower case letters, numbers and symbols with minimum length of 8 digits) with Your Account. You must notify Bee immediately of any breach of security or unauthorized use of Your Account. Bee will not be liable for any losses caused by any unauthorized use of Your Account.

You can use your account only and accepting these terms of usage, you ensure us that you will not use account o anyone else than your’s.

You may control Your user profile and how You interact with the Service by changing the Settings or My Profile in the Mobile Software. By providing Bee Your phone number and/or email address and/or other identification You consent to our using the identification provided to send You Service-related communications, including any notices required by law, in lieu of communication by postal mail. We may also use Your phone number and/or email address to send You other messages, such as changes to features of the Service and special offers. If You do not want to receive promotional messages, You may opt out by unsubscribing from such phone and/or email communications from Bee. Opting out may prevent You from receiving messages regarding updates, improvements, or offers. For further information regarding the use of Your personal information by Bee, please read Our Privacy Policy located here.

Bee Parenting Service

(For User(s) using an Institution Version of Bee App integrated with another similar service from a third party, please refer to the documentation, terms and conditions and privacy policy provided by such third parties before using Your Institution Version, as the following section may not apply.)

When You use the “Bee Parenting Service” provided to You on the Platform the following terms and conditions apply:

Bee Parenting Service is a Premium Service provided by the Platform; You are solely and fully liable for all conduct, postings and transmissions that are made under Your user name;

Bee engages parenting scholars & professionals to provide Parenting services to the Users of the Service (hereafter referred to as “Bee Service Providers”);

You have chosen to utilize the Services of a Bee Parenting engaged by the Platform by choosing and subscribing to an offered plan or boot camp;

The Platform allows You to connect and communicate currently by text mode, and planned for audio mode in future, and you will get the responses in text or audio or video mode and/or chat messaging with a Bee Parenting, ask questions, ask to be listened to, or request advice and/or services directly from such Bee Parenting;

Although any such Bee Parenting may be a provided by a licensed mental health professional, he/she is acting solely as a Parenting expert through the Platform, and is not acting in his/her capacity as a licensed mental health professional, and the Services do not constitute professional therapy;

You understand and agree that Parenting with a Bee Parenting is not a substitute for counseling, psychotherapy, psychoanalysis, mental health care or treatment of any type, and You agree that You will not use the Services believing it any form of therapy;

Bee Parenting and/or its platform provide medical, psychiatric, or other traditional / advanced / professional information and advice. However, these are not intended to be used to assess health conditions or substitute for professional medical advice, and so, must not be blindly relied upon for diagnosis or treatment. Use of a Bee Parenting Services or the Platform does not create or constitute a physician-patient or expert-client relationship with any Bee Parenting, the Platform, ECDPL, its affiliates or anyone involved or acting on behalf of Platform or ECDPL;

If at any time You experience an emergency, medical or otherwise, we strongly suggest you to consult your doctor or subject advisor rather than solely relying upon the Platform or any services or advice provided by Bee Parenting, the platform, ECDPL or any of their employees, affiliates or contactors to treat or diagnose any such emergency condition. Bee Parenting, ECDPL, its employees or any affiliates including expert service providers will not assume any responsibility or liability for the results or consequence or outcomes that the user may claim to be arise using any services of Bee Parenting.

You can send unlimited messages, queries and chats to Bee Parenting and we will respond immediately with relevant reply found from our content database. In case your query is unique or if our content database falls short to immediately answer your query, we will try to respond within 48 hours. Bee Parenting messaging will be only by chat and only through the Platform. You agree to not collect contact details of the Bee or contact Bee outside of the Platform;

Your private chats with a Bee are available anytime for Your reference. Your previous conversations with the Bee Parenting will be visible to you unless deleted or removed by you, yourself;

It is Bee’s intention to provide Services that could assist You in reaching Your parenting goals. Based upon the information that You provide to Bee Parenting and the specifics of Your situation, Your Bee Parenting will provide recommendations to You. You have the right to agree or disagree with Your Bee’s recommendations;

You agree to cordial messaging etiquette with Bee Parenting and to post query or messages in accordance with the User Content section within this agreement.

The monthly fee or charges or price for the Bee Parenting Service shall be as mentioned on the Platform and indicated to You at the time of purchase (“Fees”). Currently it is being offered at no (Zero) fees. ECDPL may at its discretion revise the Fees. Changes to the fees will be notified to You through the Platform. Any changes to the Fees will be effective only upon your approval through the Mobile Software. Bee reserves the right to discontinue the Bee Parenting Service upon non-payment of Fees by you. Fees are payable through purchase through Google Play and Apple iTunes prior to the time the Services are rendered; Because Parenting is not a medical treatment, typically insurance will not cover the cost. Subscriptions will be automatically renewed on a monthly basis until subscription is cancelled. It is solely the User’s responsibility to cancel, which can be done at any time from Google Play and Apple iTunes.

We recommend the Users to note the date and time that the subscription will expire or come up for renewal, and to cancel prior to Your payment being processed. Payments may be subject to applicable currency exchange rates;

The Platform may offer promotions from time to time such as free trials or upgrades to a plan or bootcamp for a limited time period. Any personally identifiable information shared by You, shall be treated in accordance with the Privacy Policy;

If you want to modify or delete your personally identifiable information, please contact Us at support@heybee.org . ECDPL will provide you with a request form that You would need to fill and submit back to Us via email. The Platform will verify and remove only the specific identifiable information as requested by you, within 72 hours of receiving the filled request form;

Bee Parenting and ECDPL conduct research on Our global platform. This research looks at how different activities on Platform (Bee Parenting conversations, other activities, etc.) impact mental well-being measures of parents. ECDPL may use User Content (as defined under Bee Terms of Service) and other data collected from the user in accordance with the Terms and Conditions for the purpose of this research and data analytics. All data including User Content is anonymized (or anonymous) before use for research purposes. Research and outcomes are key to helping Users make real change and progress in their lives;

ECDPL reserves the right to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, any Service in or on the Platform, with or without notice to User. User agrees that ECDPL shall not be liable to User or to any third party for any losses or damages that may result to User or any third party from such discontinuation or interruption of Service. However, if Service is temporarily or permanently discontinued by ECDPL, ECDPL will initiate the refund of Fees paid by the User on a pro-rata basis for the relevant month or any unused portion of the Services. Such refund shall be in accordance with the refund policy and terms and conditions of Google Play or Apple iTunes (whichever applicable). In such event You are required to contact Us for such requests, You will need to send an email request from Your Google or Apple email ID to Us. ECDPL will address any such request on a case by case basis;

ECDPL Services depend on various factors such as software, hardware and communications networks, its contractors and suppliers. ECDPL does not guarantee that the Platform Service will be uninterrupted or that it will be timely, secure or error-free;

ECDPL, in its sole discretion and for any reason, may terminate User’s participation in the Bee Parenting Services and refuse any and all current or future use by Users of its platform. Upon such termination Bee will initiate the refund of Fees paid by the User on a pro-rata basis for the relevant month or any unused portion of the Services. Such refund shall be in accordance with the refund policy and terms and conditions of Google Play or Apple iTunes (whichever applicable). In the event You are required to contact Us for such requests, You will need to send an email request from Your Google or Apple email ID to Us. ECDPL will address any such request on a case by case basis;

All conversations and information obtained during the course of the Service is confidential. The storage, use, security of the information is governed by the Bee PRIVACY POLICY this Agreement. You agree and consent to have read the Bee PRIVACY POLICY and this Agreement;

You agree, consent and authorize ECDPL to collect and process Your personal data in accordance with the terms of our Privacy Policy;

ECDPL OR Bee may disclose your information including personal information if ecdpl reasonably believes that disclosure: (i) is necessary in order to comply with a legal process (such as a court order, subpoena, search warrant, etc.) or other legal requirement of any governmental authority, (ii) would potentially mitigate our liability in an actual or potential lawsuit, or (iii) is otherwise necessary or appropriate to protect our rights or property, or the rights or property of any person or entity; You understand that the use of technology is not always secure and You accept the risks of confidentiality in the use of Your phone and other technology.

The Bee Parenting and the User mutually recognize that they may discuss the User’s future plans, business affairs, financial information, job information, goals, and other specific or private information or skills. The Bee Parenting will not voluntarily communicate the User’s information to a third party. Any use of information disclosed by the User to the Bee Parenting shall be in accordance with the Privacy Policy. In order to honour and protect the Bee Parenting intellectual properties, the User expressly agrees not to disclose or communicate any proprietary information about the Bee Parenting practice, materials, or methods to any third parties. The obligations under this Clause survive the termination of the Bee Parenting Services or Your relationship with Bee;

The Platform may contain links or other content related to web sites, products and/or services offered by third parties. ECDPL has no control over any such links, content, web sites, products or services or any information provided or transmitted via such links, web sites, products or services, or otherwise provided by any such third party. The User acknowledges and agrees that ECDPL does not endorse such third party products, services or advertisements and is not responsible for the availability of such third party links, content, web sites, products or services and will not be responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products or other materials contained therein or the business practices or privacy practices related thereto. The User warrants and agrees that ECDPL will not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use of or reliance on any such link, website, content, product and/or service. ECDPL encourages the User to, at a minimum, be aware to review the terms of service and the privacy practices related to third party sites;

It is agreed between You, Your heirs, agents, assigns, personal representatives and next of kin and the Bee Parenting, ECDPL and their officers, directors, employees, contractors, members, agents and assigns that any disputes or claims arising out of or relating to the Agreement, or the breach of this Agreement, will be mutually addressed by both the parties towards a resolution. Any such resolution may occur over the telephone. In the event that the dispute has not been resolved after 60 days then the terms of dispute resolution mentioned in this Agreement will be followed by both the parties;

You, for Yourself and on behalf of Your heirs, agents, assigns, personal representatives and next of kin, HEREBY RELEASE FROM LIABILITY, INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS any Bee Parenting, and ECDPL, and their officers, directors, employees, experts, contractors, members, agents, associates and assigns (collectively “the Indemnified Parties”) from and against any and all claims, losses, causes of action, costs, damages, expenses, and liabilities whatsoever, that You, Your heirs, agents, assigns, personal representatives and/or next of kin may have against the Indemnified Parties, which may incur, or which may arise out of or as a result of your use of the platform and/or the bee parenting and/or reliance upon advice provided there from, whether caused by your own actions or inactions, by the negligent act(s) or omission(s) of the indemnified parties, or otherwise, to the fullest extent permitted by law;

The Bee Parenting Service is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis. Use of the Bee Parenting Service is at Your own risk. To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, the Bee Parenting Service is provided without warranties of any kind, whether express or implied.

Service Rules

You agree not to engage in any of the following prohibited activities: (i) copying, distributing, or disclosing any part of the Service in any medium, including without limitation by any automated or non-automated “scraping”; (ii) using any automated system, including without limitation “robots,” “spiders,” “offline readers,” etc., to access the Service in a manner that sends more request messages to the Bee servers than a human can reasonably produce in the same period of time by using a conventional on-line web browser; (iii) transmitting spam, chain letters, or other unsolicited email; (iv) attempting to interfere with, compromise the system integrity or security or decipher any transmissions to or from the servers running the Service; (v) taking any action that imposes, or may impose at Our sole discretion an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure; (vi) uploading invalid data, viruses, worms, or other software agents through the Service; (vii) collecting or harvesting any personally identifiable information, including account names, from the Service; (viii) using the Service for any commercial solicitation purposes; (ix) impersonating another person or otherwise misrepresenting Your affiliation with a person or entity, conducting fraud, hiding or attempting to hide Your identity; (x) interfering with the proper working of the Service; (xi) accessing any content on the Service through any technology or means other than those provided or authorized by the Service; or (xii) bypassing the measures We may use to prevent or restrict access to the Service, including without limitation features that prevent or restrict use or copying of any content or enforce limitations on use of the Service or the content therein

We may, without prior notice, change the Service; stop providing the Service or features of the Service, to You or to Users generally; or create usage limits for the Service. We may permanently or temporarily terminate or suspend Your access to the Service without notice and liability for any reason, including if in Our sole determination You violate any provision of the Terms and Conditions, or for no reason. Upon termination for any reason or no reason, You continue to be bound by the Terms and Conditions. You are responsible for all the mobile data usage resulting from the use of Service. Consult Your mobile operator concerning your plan, data rate charges and limits. You are solely responsible for Your interactions with other Bee Users. We reserve the right, but have no obligation, to monitor disputes between You and other Users. Bee shall have no liability for Your interactions with other Users, or for any User’s action or inaction.

User Content

Some areas of the Service allow Users to post content such as chat content, profile information, videos, comments, questions, and other content or information [any such materials a User submits, posts, displays, or otherwise makes available on the Service (“User Content”)]. We claim no ownership rights over User Content created by You; the User Content You create remains Yours. However, by sharing User Content through the Service, You agree to allow others (in accordance with your settings and this Agreement) to view, edit, and/or share Your User Content. Bee has the right (but not the obligation) in its sole discretion to remove any User Content that is shared via the Service.

You agree not to post or transmit User Content that: (i) may create a risk of harm, loss, physical or mental injury, emotional distress, death, disability, disfigurement, or physical or mental illness to You, to any other person, or to any animal; (ii) may create a risk of any other loss or damage to any person or property; (iii) seeks to harm or exploit children by exposing them to inappropriate content, asking for personally identifiable details or otherwise; (iv) may constitute or contribute to a crime or tort; (v) contains any information or content that we deem to be unlawful, harmful, abusive, racially or ethnically offensive, defamatory, infringing, invasive of personal privacy or publicity rights, harassing, humiliating to other people (publicly or otherwise), libelous, threatening, profane, or otherwise objectionable; (vi) contains any information or content that is illegal (including, without limitation, the disclosure of insider information under securities law or of another party’s trade secrets); (vii) contains any information or content that You do not have a right to make available under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships; (viii) contains any information or content that You know is not correct and current; (ix) violates any school or other applicable policy, including those related to cheating or ethics; (x) interferes with other Users of the Service including, without limitation, disrupting the normal flow of dialogue in an interactive area of the Service and deleting or revising any content posted by another person or entity; (xi) except where expressly permitted, post or transmit charity requests, petitions for signatures, franchise arrangements, distributorship arrangements, sales representative agency arrangements or other business opportunities (including offers of employment or contracting arrangements), club memberships, chain letters or letters relating to pyramid schemes, any advertising or promotional materials or any other solicitation of other users to use goods or services except in those areas (e.g., a classified bulletin board) that are designated for such purpose. You may not copy or use personal identifying or business contact information about other Users without their express permission. You agree that any User Content that You post does not and will not violate third-party rights of any kind, including without limitation any Intellectual Property Rights (as defined below) or rights of privacy. Bee reserves the right, but is not obligated, to reject and/or remove any User Content that Bee believes, in its sole discretion, violates these provisions.

For the purposes of this Agreement, “Intellectual Property Rights” means all patent rights, copyright rights, mask work rights, moral rights, rights of publicity, trademark, trade dress and service mark rights, goodwill, trade secret rights and other intellectual property rights as may now exist or hereafter come into existence, and all applications therefore and registrations, renewals and extensions thereof, under the laws of any state, country, territory or other jurisdiction.

In connection with your User Content, You affirm, represent and warrant the following:

You have the consent of each and every identifiable natural person in the User Content to use such person’s name or likeness, and each such person has released You from any liability that may arise in relation to such use of such User Content.

Your User Content and Bee’s use thereof as contemplated by this Agreement and the Service will not violate any law or infringe any rights of any third party, including but not limited to any Intellectual Property Rights and privacy rights. Bee takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for any User Content that You or any other User or third party posts or sends over the Service. You shall be solely responsible for Your User Content and the consequences of posting or publishing it, and You agree that We are only acting as a passive conduit for Your online distribution and publication of Your User Content. You understand and agree that You may be exposed to User Content that is inaccurate, objectionable, inappropriate for children, or otherwise unsuited to Your purpose, and You agree that Bee shall not be liable for any damages You allege to incur as a result of User Content.

User Content License Grant

By posting any User Content on the Service, for use in connection with the Service You expressly grant, and You represent and warrant that You have all rights necessary to grant, to Bee a royalty-free, sub licensable, transferable, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive, worldwide license to use, reproduce, modify, publish, list information regarding, edit, translate, distribute, syndicate, publicly perform, publicly display, and make derivative works of all such User Content and Your name, voice, and/or likeness as contained in Your User Content, in whole or in part, and in any form, media or technology, whether now known or hereafter developed subject to the Privacy Policy.

Use of User Content

Bee conducts research on Our national and global platform. This research looks at how different activities on Mobile Software (Bee Parenting conversations, other activities, etc.) impact mental well-being measures. Bee may use User Content and other data collected from the User in accordance with the Terms and Conditions for the purpose of this research. All data including User Content is anonymized (or anonymous) before use for research purposes. Research and outcomes are key to helping Users make real change and progress in their lives, and we are grateful at the support You provide towards this mission by sharing Your data.

Mobile Software

We make available Mobile Software to access the Service via a mobile device. To use the Mobile Software You must have a mobile device that is compatible with the Mobile Software. Bee does not warrant that the Mobile Software will be compatible with Your mobile device. Bee hereby grants You a non-exclusive, non-transferable, revocable license to use a compiled code copy of the Mobile Software for one Bee Account owned or leased solely by You, for Your personal use. You may not: (i) modify, disassemble, decompile or reverse engineer the Mobile Software, except to the extent that such restriction is expressly prohibited by law; (ii) rent, lease, loan, resell, sublicense, distribute or otherwise transfer the Mobile Software to any third party or use the Mobile Software to provide time sharing or similar services for any third party; (iii) make any copies of the Mobile Software; (iv) remove, circumvent, disable, damage or otherwise interfere with security-related features of the Mobile Software, features that prevent or restrict use or copying of any content accessible through the Mobile Software, or features that enforce limitations on use of the Mobile Software; or (v) delete the copyright and other proprietary rights notices on the Mobile Software. You acknowledge that Bee may from time to time issue upgraded versions of the Mobile Software, and may automatically electronically upgrade the version of the Mobile Software that You are using on Your mobile device. You consent to such automatic upgrading on Your mobile device, and agree that the terms and conditions of this Agreement will apply to all such upgrades. Any third-party code that may be incorporated in the Mobile Software is covered by the applicable open source or third-party license End User License Agreement, if any, authorizing use of such code. The foregoing license grant is not a sale of the Mobile Software or any copy thereof, and Bee or its third party partners or suppliers retain all right, title, and interest in the Mobile Software (and any copy thereof). Any attempt by You to transfer any of the rights, duties or obligations hereunder, except as expressly provided for in this Agreement, is void. Bee reserves all rights not expressly granted under this Agreement.

The Mobile Software originates in India, and is subject to Indian export laws and regulations. The Mobile Software may not be exported or re-exported to certain countries or those persons or entities prohibited from receiving exports from India. In addition, the Mobile Software may be subject to the import and export laws of other countries. You agree to comply with all Indian and foreign laws related to use of the Mobile Software and the Bee Service.

Our Proprietary Rights

Except for Your User Content, the Service and all materials therein or transferred thereby, including, without limitation, software, images, text, graphics, illustrations, logos, patents, trademarks, service marks, copyrights, photographs, audio, videos, music, and User Content belonging to other Users (the “Bee Content”), and all Intellectual Property Rights related thereto, are the exclusive property of Bee and its licensors (including other Users who post User Content to the Service). Except as explicitly provided herein, nothing in this Agreement shall be deemed to create a license in or under any such Intellectual Property Rights, and You agree not to sell, license, rent, modify, distribute, copy, reproduce, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, publish, adapt, edit or create derivative works from any Bee Content. Use of Bee Content for any purpose not expressly permitted by this Agreement is strictly prohibited.

You may choose to or We may invite You to submit comments or ideas about the Service, including without limitation about how to improve the Service or Our products (“Ideas”). By submitting any Idea, You agree that Your disclosure is gratuitous, unsolicited and without restriction and will not place Bee under any fiduciary or other obligation, and that We are free to use the Idea without any additional compensation to You, and/or to disclose the Idea on a non-confidential basis or otherwise to anyone. You further acknowledge that, by acceptance of Your submission, Bee does not waive any rights to use similar or related ideas previously known to Bee, or developed by its employees, or obtained from sources other than You.

No Professional Advice

If the Service provides any information (e.g. medical or legal) including recommending tools and techniques (e.g. medical advice, Yoga or exercises), such information is for informational purposes only and should not be construed as professional advice. No action should be taken based upon any information contained in the Service. You should seek independent professional advice from a person who is licensed and/or qualified in the applicable area before any use.

Privacy

We deeply care about the privacy of Our Users. You understand that by using the Services You agree to the collection, use and disclosure of Your information including personal and non-personal information as set forth in our Privacy Policy, and to have Your information collected, used, transferred to and processed by Us in accordance with Our Privacy Policy.

Security

We deeply care about the integrity and security of Your personal information and maintain security measures as required under applicable laws in India to ensure its unauthorized use. However, we cannot guarantee that unauthorized third parties will never be able to defeat Our security measures or use Your personal information for improper purposes. You acknowledge that You provide Your personal information at your own risk.

Third-Party Links

The Service may contain links or other content related to third-party websites, advertisers, products and/or services, special offers, or other events or activities offered by third parties that are not owned or controlled by Bee. Bee has no control over any such links, content, web sites, products or services or any information provided or transmitted via such links, web sites, products or services, or otherwise provided by any such third party. Bee does not endorse or assume any responsibility for any such third-party sites, information, materials, products, opinions or services and will not be responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products or other materials contained therein or the business practices or privacy practices related thereto. If You access a third party website from the Service, You do so at Your own risk, and You understand that this Agreement and Bee’s Privacy Policy do not apply to Your use of such sites. You expressly relieve Bee from any and all liability, directly or indirectly, arising from Your use of any third-party website, service, or content and also for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use of or reliance on any such link, website, content, product and/or service. Additionally, Your dealings with or participation in promotions of advertisers found on the Service, including payment and delivery of goods, and any other terms (such as warranties) are solely between You and such advertisers. You agree that Bee shall not be responsible for any loss or damage of any sort relating to Your dealings with such advertisers. If you disclose your information to others, different rules may apply to their use or disclosure of such information. We do not control the privacy policies of others. We encourage you to ask questions before you disclose your personal information to others. Bee encourages the User to, at a minimum, be aware when he or she leaves a third party website and to review the terms of service and privacy practices related to third party sites;

Monitoring of the Website, Mobile Software and User Content

We have the right and liberty to monitor the content on the Website and Mobile Software at all times which shall include information provided in Your Account or any User Content posted by You. The monitoring of the Website is important to determine the veracity of the information provided by You and that every User remains in consonance with the Terms and Conditions provided herein. Subject to the Agreement, We shall also have the liberty to remove any objectionable content, including User Content, which is in contravention of the Agreement or share such information with any governmental authority as per procedures laid down by the law for the time being in force in India. It is hereby clarified that Bee has a right to but not an obligation to monitor the content on the Website and the Mobile Software. Accordingly, Bee shall not be liable for any claims, losses, damages costs or expenses that may arise as a consequence of the User Content published by You or any other User on the Website.

Payment

The Services are provided to the Users free of charge at present. The User may choose to avail additional services available on the Mobile Software (“Premium Services”) upon payment of a subscription fees. Premium Services shall be considered as a part of Services for the purpose of the Terms and Conditions. We may modify the subscription fee for the Premium Services or make all Services subject to payment of certain subscription fee at our sole discretion. The User will be notified of the applicable fee payable for the Services and the Premium Services prior to User’s use of the same.

Subscriptions will be automatically renewed on a monthly basis until subscription is canceled before the end of the current period. For Apple iTunes, the subscription will automatically renew unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24 hours before the end of the current period. You can go to your iTunes Account settings to manage your subscription and turn off auto-renew. Your iTunes Account will be charged when the purchase is confirmed. It is solely the User’s responsibility to cancel, which can be done at any time from Google Play and Apple iTunes. we do not accept subscription cancellations via email.

It is the User’s responsibility to note the date and time that the subscription will expire or come up for renewal, and to cancel prior to Your payment being processed. Payments may be subject to applicable currency exchange rates.

Cancelling Your subscription depends on Your payment method. Here are the two ways to cancel: Google Play & iTunes To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, in no event shall Bee, ECDPL, its affiliates, agents, directors, employees, suppliers or licensors be liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, special, consequential or exemplary damages arising out of or in connection with the Services. The aggregate liability of ECDPL shall be limited to the subscription fee paid by You for a period of six (6) months for the Services.

Indemnity

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Bee and its subsidiaries, agents, licensors, managers, and other affiliated companies, and their employees, contractors, agents, officers and directors, from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debt, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney’s fees) arising from: (i) Your use of and access to the Service, including any data or content transmitted or received by You; (ii) Your violation of any term of this Agreement, including without limitation Your breach of any of the representations and warranties above; (iii) Your violation of any third-party right, including without limitation any right of privacy or Intellectual Property Rights; (iv) Your violation of any applicable law, rule or regulation; (v) any claim or damages that arise as a result of any of Your User Content or any that is submitted via Your account; or (vi) any other party’s access and use of the Service with Your unique username, password or other appropriate security code.

No Warranty

The service is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis. use of the service is at your own risk. to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, the service is provided without warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement. no advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by you from bee or through the service will create any warranty not expressly stated herein. without limiting the foregoing, bee, its subsidiaries, its affiliates, and its licensors do not warrant that the content is accurate, reliable or correct; that the service will meet your requirements; that the service will be available at any particular time or location, uninterrupted or secure; that any defects or errors will be corrected; or that the service is free of viruses or other harmful components. any content downloaded or otherwise obtained through the use of the service is downloaded at your own risk and you will be solely responsible for any damage to your computer system or mobile device or loss of data that results from such download or your use of the service.

Bee does not warrant, endorse, guarantee, or assume responsibility for any product or service advertised or offered by a third party through the bee service or any hyperlinked website or service, and bee will not be a party to or in any way monitor any transaction between you and third-party providers of products or services.

Limitation of Liability

To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, in no event shall bee, its affiliates, agents, directors, employees, suppliers or licensors be liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, special, consequential or exemplary damages, including without limitation damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data or other intangible losses, that result from the use of, or inability to use, this service. under no circumstances will bee be responsible for any damage, loss or injury resulting from hacking, tampering or other unauthorized access or use of the service or your account or the information contained therein. to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, bee assumes no liability or responsibility for any (i) errors, mistakes, or inaccuracies of content; (ii) personal injury or property damage, of any nature whatsoever, resulting from your access to or use of our service; (iii) any unauthorized access to or use of our secure servers and/or any and all personal information stored therein; (iv) any interruption or cessation of transmission to or from the service; (v) any bugs, viruses, trojan horses, or the like that may be transmitted to or through our service by any third party; (vi) any errors or omissions in any content or for any loss or damage incurred as a result of the use of any content posted, emailed, transmitted, or otherwise made available through the service; and/or (vii) user content or the defamatory, offensive, or illegal conduct of any third party. in no event shall bee, its affiliates, agents, directors, employees, suppliers, or licensors be liable to you for any claims, proceedings, liabilities, obligations, damages, losses or costs in an amount exceeding the amount you paid to the free bee hereunder or $100.00, whichever is greater. for the paid subscription to bee parenting service, the aggregate liability of ecdpl shall be limited to the subscription fee paid by you for a period of six (6) months for the bee parenting service.

This limitation of liability section applies whether the alleged liability is based on contract, tort, negligence, strict liability, or any other basis, even if bee has been advised of the possibility of such damage. the foregoing limitation of liability shall apply to the fullest extent permitted by law in the applicable jurisdiction.

The Service is controlled and operated from facilities in India. Bee makes no representations that the Service is appropriate or available for use in other locations. Those who access or use the Service from other jurisdictions do so at their own volition and are entirely responsible for compliance with all applicable Indian and local laws and regulations, including but not limited to export and import regulations. You may not use the Service if You are a resident of a country embargoed, or are a foreign person or entity blocked or denied, as identified by embargo and sanctions lists maintained by the United Nations, USA, UK or India. Unless otherwise explicitly stated, all materials found on the Service are solely directed to individuals, companies, or other entities located in India.

Governing Law and Arbitration

You agree that: (i) the Service shall be deemed solely based in Bangalore, Karnataka, India; and (ii) the Service shall be deemed a passive one that does not give rise to personal jurisdiction over Bee, either specific or general, in jurisdictions other than Bangalore, Karnataka. This Agreement shall be governed by the internal substantive laws of India, without respect to its conflict of laws principles. You agree to submit to the personal jurisdiction of the courts located in Bangalore, Karnataka for any actions for which we retain the right to seek injunctive or other equitable relief in a court of competent jurisdiction to prevent the actual or threatened infringement, misappropriation or violation of Our copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, patents, or other intellectual property or proprietary rights.

Events beyond our reasonable control

We will not be held responsible for any delay or failure to comply with Our obligations under these Terms and Conditions if the delay or failure arises from any cause which is beyond Our reasonable control. This condition does not affect your statutory rights.

Assignment

This Agreement, and any rights and licenses granted hereunder, may not be transferred or assigned by You, but may be assigned by Bee without restriction. Any attempted transfer or assignment in violation hereof shall be null and void.

Notification Procedures and Changes to the Agreement.

Bee may provide notifications, whether such notifications are required by law or are for marketing or other business related purposes, to You via email notice, written or hard copy notice, or through posting of such notice on Our website, as determined by Bee in Our sole discretion. Bee reserves the right to determine the form and means of providing notifications to Our Users, provided that You may opt out of certain means of notification as described in this Agreement. Bee is not responsible for any automatic filtering you or your network provider may apply to email notifications we send to the email address you provide us. Bee may, in its sole discretion, modify or update this Agreement from time to time, and so You should review this page periodically. When We change the Agreement in a material manner, We will update the ‘last modified’ date at the top of this page. Your continued use of the Service after any such change constitutes Your acceptance of the new Terms of Use. If You do not agree to any of these terms or any future Terms of Use, do not use or access (or continue to access) the Service.

Entire Agreement/Severability.

This Agreement and Terms and Conditions, together with any amendments, policies and any additional agreements You may enter into with Bee in connection with the Service, shall constitute the entire agreement between You and Bee concerning the Service. If any provision of this Agreement is deemed invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of this Agreement, which shall remain in full force and effect.

No Waiver.

No waiver of any term of this Agreement shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or any other term, and Bee’s failure to assert any right or provision under this Agreement shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.

Contact.

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