SNIPS TERMS OF USE (THE TERMS)

Date and version

12 juin 2017

0.1

From

Snips SAS

Address

18 rue Saint Marc, 75002 Paris, France

SAS au capital de 16 746,00 €

RCS

750 953 432  R.C.S. PARIS

Contact :

Phone : +33 7 83 34 26 78

Mail : contact@snips.ai

Service : Platform, Intents and Skills

Software License : Dual License (GPL V3 and ad-hoc license on demand for special needs)

Definitions

  • The platform is the software written by Snips that’s being embedded in your devices
  • Intents are the various capabilities that you can build on our self-service website and that you can embed in the platform on your devices
  • The Console is the web interface you can use to build intents for the platform
  • Skills are the combination of intents and client code that executre something following the parsing of the intent
  • An Assistant is the set of skills and intents that runs on the platform and that you interact with

Service License :  non-exclusive, worldwide, personal, non-transferable, non-assignable, non-sublicensable, royalty-free license in the manner permitted by the Terms

Cost

  • Platform : Free for non-commercial use
  • Console : Free for non-commercial use
  • Intents : Free for non-commercial use
  • Skills : Free for non-commercial use

Definition of non-commercial use: usage outside of a commercial product or service, regardless of whether such product or service is made available for free or for a cost. Snips is only free to use for individual projects, company prototypes and other use cases that don't result in a distributed, advertized or branded product or service.

For commercial use, Snips charges a fee per device. Please contact support@snips.ai for more information regarding commercial licenses.

Website : http://snips.ai

Integration

Your responsability

Availability of the Platform

Your responsability (it runs on your hardware)

Availability of the Console

Under 99%

Support

None (free)

Snips Liability

None (free)

Snips LCEN Liability

Intermediary (Hosting)

1. Use of the Service is Subject to these Terms

The Snips Service comprises the Platform, Intents and Skills. Snips reserves the right to make changes to these Terms from time to time. When these changes are made, Snips will make a new copy of the Terms available on their website. You understand and agree that if you use the Service after the date on which the Terms have changed, Snips will treat your use as acceptance of the updated Terms. If a modification is unacceptable to you, you may terminate this agreement by ceasing use of the Service.

2. Accepting the Terms

2.1. Using the Service. In order to use the Service and download Intents and the Player, you must agree to the Terms by using the Service. You understand and agree that Snips will treat your use of the Service as acceptance of the Terms from that point onwards. 

2.2 Legal restrictions. You may not use the Service and may not accept the Terms if you are a person barred from using the Service under any law

2.3 Authority to Accept the Terms. You represent that you have full power, capacity, and authority to accept these Terms. If you are accepting on behalf of your employer or another entity, you represent that you have full legal authority to bind your employer or such entity to these Terms. If you don't have the legal authority to bind, please ensure that an authorized person from your entity consents to and accepts these Terms.

3. Privacy and Personal Information

3.1 Snips Privacy Policy. Snips puts privacy first in all their products and abides by the Privacy Policy available on Snips website. As such, no sensitive information such as your voice or content of your queries will be stored or processed by our servers. We only store information relative to your user account after you signup, such as your email address. If you decide to opt-in to analytics and help make snips better, Snips will collect anonymous usage statistics, without linking them to your account.

3.2 Your Privacy Policy. In order to use the Service, you must post and abide by an appropriate privacy policy in Implementation.

3.3 Applicable Privacy Laws. You will comply with all applicable laws relating to the collection of information from visitors to your use of the Service.

4. Changes to the Service

Snips can renounce and make changes to the Service or to part of it at anytime and without any notice.

5. Permitted Uses

You will use the Service only for purposes that:

6. Trademark license from Snips to You

Subject to these Terms, Snips gives you a non-exclusive, worldwide, personal, non-transferable, non-assignable, non-sublicensable, royalty-free license to display Snips Trademark solely for the purposes of (i) promoting or advertising your authorized use of the Service in accordance with these Terms and (ii) fulfilling your obligations under the Terms.

In using Snips Trademark, you will not:

Except as stated in these Terms, nothing grants or will be deemed to grant you any right, title, or interest in the Snips Trademark. Your use of the Snips Trademark (including any goodwill associated with it) will inure to Snips benefit. During and after the Term, and to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, you will not challenge or assist others to challenge Snips Trademark (or its registration by Snips), and you will not attempt to register any Trademark (including domain names) that are confusingly similar to Snips in any way (including in sound, appearance, or spelling).

You will not remove, obscure, or alter any proprietary rights notices (including copyright and trademark notices, Terms of Use links, or Trademark) displayed or provided through the Service. Snips reserves the sole right and discretion to determine whether your use of the Service, Content, and Trademark complies with these Terms.

7. Service Standard Pricing Plan and Payment Terms

This Section applies if you purchase usage capacity beyond the Service’s limits.

Snips will issue an electronic bill to you for all charges accrued above the transaction limits based on your use of the Service during the previous month. You will pay all fees specified in the invoice, including the invoice’s specified currency and payment terms. Snips measurement of your use of the Service is final.

In association with your purchase of Snips Service, you are responsible for all applicable government-imposed taxes, except for taxes based on Snips net income, net worth, employment, and assets (including personal and real property) and you will pay Snips for the Service without any reduction for Taxes.

To the fullest extent permitted by law, you waive all claims relating to fees unless claimed within sixty days after charged. Refunds (if any) are at Snips discretion and will only be in the form of credit for the Service. Nothing in these Terms obligates Snips to extend credit to any party.

Late payments may bear interest at the rate of 1.5% per month (or the highest rate permitted by law, if less). Snips reserves the right to suspend your license to use the Service for any late payments.

8. Terminating this Agreement

The Terms will continue to apply until terminated by either you or Snips as described below.

You may terminate your legal agreement with Snips by stopping to use the Service from withing Implementation and discontinuing your use of the Service at any time. You do not need to specifically inform Snips when you stop using the Service.

Snips reserves the right to terminate these Terms or discontinue the Service, or any portion or feature of the Service, for any reason and at any time without liability or other obligation to you.

When this legal agreement comes to an end, those Terms that by their nature are intended to continue indefinitely will continue to apply.

9. EXCLUSION OF WARRANTIES.

NOTHING IN THESE TERMS WILL EXCLUDE OR LIMIT SNIPS WARRANTY OR LIABILITY FOR LOSSES THAT MAY NOT BE LAWFULLY EXCLUDED OR LIMITED BY APPLICABLE LAW. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OR THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR CERTAIN TYPES OF LOSS OR DAMAGES. ACCORDINGLY, ONLY THE LIMITATIONS THAT ARE LAWFUL IN YOUR JURISDICTION WILL APPLY TO YOU, AND SNIPS LIABILITY WILL BE LIMITED TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK AND THAT THE SERVICE IS PROVIDED "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE."

IN PARTICULAR, SNIPS, ITS SUBSIDIARIES AND AFFILIATES, AND ITS LICENSORS AND THEIR SUPPLIERS, DO NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT TO YOU THAT:

ANY ELEMENT OBTAINED THROUGH THE SERVICE IS AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR OTHER DEVICE, LOSS OF DATA, OR ANY OTHER DAMAGE OR INJURY THAT RESULTS FROM DOWNLOADING OR USING ANY SUCH CONTENT.

NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM SNIPS, OR THROUGH OR FROM THE SERVICE OR CONTENT, WILL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THE TERMS.

SNIPS, ITS LICENSORS, AND THEIR SUPPLIERS FURTHER EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.

9. LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY.

YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT, TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, SNIPS, ITS SUBSIDIARIES, AND AFFILIATES, AND SNIPS LICENSORS AND THEIR SUPPLIERS, WILL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR:

THE LIMITATIONS ON SNIPS LIABILITY WILL APPLY WHETHER OR NOT SNIPS, ITS SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, LICENSORS OR THEIR SUPPLIERS HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF OR SHOULD HAVE BEEN AWARE OF THE POSSIBILITY OF ANY SUCH LOSSES OR DAMAGES.

10. Indemnities

You will defend and indemnify Snips and its affiliates, directors, officers, employees, strategic partners, licensors, and their suppliers (the "Indemnified Parties") against all liabilities, damages, losses, costs, fees (including legal fees), and expenses relating to any allegation or third-party legal proceeding to the extent arising from:

You will cooperate as fully as reasonably required in the defense of any allegation or third-party legal proceeding. Snips reserves the right, at its own expense, to assume the exclusive control and defense of any indemnified matter.

11. General Legal Terms.

Snips may provide you with notices, including those regarding changes to the Terms, by email, regular mail, or postings on the Service.

Snips may assign any part of this agreement without written consent.

Snips will not be treated as having waived any rights by not exercising (or delaying the exercise of) any rights under these Terms. A waiver will be effective only if Snips expressly states in a writing signed by an authorized representative that Snips is waiving a specified Term.

Snips affiliates and the Indemnified Parties are third-party beneficiaries to the Terms and are entitled to directly enforce, and rely on, any Terms that confer a right or benefit to them. There are no other third-party beneficiaries to the Terms.

These Terms set out all terms agreed between the parties and supersede all other agreements between the parties relating to its subject matter.

If any term (or part of a term) of these Terms is invalid, illegal or unenforceable, the rest of the Terms will remain in effect.

You understand and agree that damages for improper use of the Service may be irreparable; therefore, Snips is entitled to seek equitable relief, including injunctions in any jurisdiction, in addition to all other remedies it may have.

If these Terms are translated into any other language, and there is a discrepancy between the English text and the translated text, the English text will govern.

ALL CLAIMS ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THESE TERMS OR ANY RELATED SNIPS SERVICES WILL BE GOVERNED BY FRENCH LAW, EXCLUDING FRENCH CONFLICT OF LAWS RULES, AND WILL BE LITIGATED EXCLUSIVELY IN THE COURTS OF PARIS, FRANCE; THE PARTIES CONSENT TO PERSONAL JURISDICTION IN THOSE COURTS.