Terms of Service 2021

Welcome to ContactOn!

Thanks for using our products and services (“ContactOn”). The Services are provided by Opennetworks (Pty) Ltd (“Opennetworks”), located at Ballyoaks Office Park, 35 Ballyclare Drive, Bryanston, Sandton, South Africa.

By using ContactOn, you are agreeing to these terms. Please read them carefully.

Using ContactOn

Do not misuse ContactOn, for example, do not interfere with or try to access it using a method other than the interface and the instructions that we provide. You may use ContactOn only as permitted by law, including applicable export and control laws and regulations. We may suspend or stop providing ContactOn to you if you do not comply with our terms or policies or if we are investigating suspected misconduct.

Using ContactOn does not give you ownership of any intellectual property rights in ContactOn or the content that you access. You may not use content from ContactOn unless you obtain permission from its owner or are otherwise permitted by law. These terms do not grant you the right to use any branding or logos used in ContactOn. Do not remove, obscure or alter any legal notices displayed in or along with ContactOn.

ContactOn may display some content that is not Opennetworks’. This content is the sole responsibility of the entity that makes it available. We may review content to determine whether it is illegal or violates our policies, and we may remove or refuse to display content that we reasonably believe violates our policies or the law. But that does not necessarily mean that we review content, so please do not assume that we do.

In connection with your use of ContactOn, we may send you service announcements, administrative messages and other information. You may opt out of some of those communications.

ContactOn is accessible on mobile devices. Do not use ContactOn in a way that distracts you and prevents you from obeying traffic or safety laws.

Your Google Account

You may need a Google Account in order to use ContactOn. You may create your own Google Account, or your Google Account may be assigned to you by an administrator, such as your employer or educational institution. If you are using a Google Account assigned to you by an administrator, different or additional terms may apply, and your administrator may be able to access or disable your account.

To protect your Google Account, keep your password confidential. You are responsible for the activity that happens on or through your Google Account. Try not to reuse your Google Account password on third-party applications. If you learn of any unauthorised use of your password or Google Account, follow these instructions.

Privacy and Copyright Protection

Opennetworks’ ContactOn Privacy Policy explains how we treat your personal data and protect your privacy when you use ContactOn. By using ContactOn, you agree that Opennetworks can use such data in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

We respond to notices of alleged copyright infringement and terminate accounts of repeat infringers according to the process set out in the US Digital Millennium Copyright Act.

Your Content in ContactOn

ContactOn allows you to upload, submit, store, send or receive content. You retain ownership of any intellectual property rights that you hold in that content. In short, what belongs to you stays yours.

When you upload, submit, store, send or receive content to or through ContactOn, you give Opennetworks (and those we work with) a worldwide licence to use, host, store, reproduce, modify, create derivative works (such as those resulting from translations, adaptations or other changes that we make so that your content works better with ContactOn), communicate, publish, publicly perform, publicly display and distribute such content. The rights that you grant in this licence are for the limited purpose of operating, promoting and improving ContactOn. This licence continues even if you stop using ContactOn.. Make sure that you have the necessary rights to grant us this licence for any content that you submit to ContactOn.

If you have a Google Account, we may display your Profile name, Profile photo in ContactOn.

You can find more information about how Opennetworks uses and stores content in the ContactOn Privacy Policy. If you submit feedback or suggestions about ContactOn, we may use your feedback or suggestions without obligation to you.

Modifying and Terminating ContactOn

We are constantly changing and improving ContactOn. We may add or remove functionalities or features and we may suspend or stop a function altogether.

You can stop using ContactOn at any time in accordance with your Contract Agreement with Opennetworks, although we would be sorry to see you go. Opennetworks may also stop providing ContactOn to you or add or create new limits to ContactOn at any time.

We believe that you own your data, and preserving your access to such data is important. If we discontinue ContactOn, where reasonably possible, we will give you reasonable advance notice and a chance to remove information from ContactOn.

Business uses of our Services

If you are using ContactOn on behalf of a business, that business accepts these terms. It will hold harmless and indemnify Opennetworks and its affiliates, officers, agents and employees from any claim, action or proceedings arising from or related to the use of ContactOn or violation of these terms, including any liability or expense arising from claims, losses, damages, judgements, litigation costs and legal fees.

About these Terms

We may modify these terms or any additional terms that apply to ContactOn to, for example, reflect changes to the law or changes to ContactOn. You should look at the terms regularly.

If there is any inconsistency between these terms and the additional terms, the additional terms will prevail to the extent of the inconsistency.

These terms govern the relationship between Opennetworks and you. They do not create any third party beneficiary rights.

If you do not comply with these terms and we do not take action immediately, this doesn’t mean that we are giving up any rights that we may have (such as taking action in the future).

If it turns out that a particular term is not enforceable, this will not affect any other terms.