KNOWME - TERMS OF SERVICE

Terms of Service

The following terms of service constitute a binding legal agreement (the "Agreement") between You and Knowme Messenger (hereinafter referred to as "KnowMe" / "we"/ "us"), (which expression shall include its successors and assigns), setting forth the terms and conditions ("Terms") under which the KnowMe (the "Application") and any related services will be licensed to You by KnowMe.

By accessing, downloading, installing the Application, You represent to KnowMe that You are competent to enter into a contract (i.e. You a major according to applicable law, of sound mind and not disqualified from entering into a contract under the applicable law) and You have read this Agreement, understand it and agree to be bound by its Terms. Please review the Agreement carefully before accessing, downloading and installation.

1. The Application: KnowMe Messenger Service

The KnowMe Application and related services are currently made available to You by KnowMe free of any charge. The KnowMe Application is a P2P messaging service that allows users to send messages share photos, videos, songs, etc. over the internet. KnowMe reserve the right to suspend or withdraw this Application, at any time, without notice. More information about the Application is available on KnowMe's website www.knowme.chat ("Site").

You acknowledge and agree that you will have to provide KnowMe Your device id and location data. You expressly acknowledge and agree that in order to provide this service, KnowMe may periodically access Your location details to find and keep track of device of other users of this service.

You agree to notify KnowMe immediately of any breach of security or unauthorized use of Your device. KnowMe shall not be liable for Your losses caused by any unauthorized use of Your account, You shall be liable for the losses of KnowMe or others due to any such unauthorized use.

2. Application Stores

The Application can also be downloaded from third party application stores (such as Google Play etc.). You agree to comply with all third party terms and conditions & privacy policy, if any, applicable to the use of the Application or related services. KnowMe shall not be responsible for violation and infringement of any third party right, terms and conditions in connection with access, download or installation of the Application by You. Please be informed that at present The Application is available only on Android devices and can be downloaded and installed from Google Play Store.

3. License

Subject to the Terms and compliance of the Terms hereof KnowMe shall grant You a license to use the Application and related services provided that (a) You shall use the Application solely for Your personal and lawful use only; (b) You will not, nor allow third parties on Your behalf (i) to resell or charge others for use of the Application (ii) to duplicate, disassemble, decompile, transfer, exchange or translate the Application, create derivative works of the Application of any kind whatsoever or attempt to reverse engineer, alter or modify any part of the Application; and (c) You warrant to otherwise comply with the terms and conditions of this Agreement (the "License").

For avoidance of any doubt this License is personal, nonexclusive, nontransferable, non-sub licenseable, revocable and a limited license to download and use the Application on a device that You own or control.

4. Privacy Policy

This Agreement is deemed to incorporate the Privacy Policy posted on the Site www.KnowMe.chat/privacypolicy.html

5. Code of Conduct

You represent and warrant that: (i) You have the authority and capacity to enter and bind Yourself to this Agreement; (ii) Your use of the Application or the site will be solely for purposes that are permitted by this Agreement; (iii) You will provide Your correct information at the time of registration before first use of the Application, (iv) Your use of the Application or the site will comply with all applicable local, state, national or international laws ("Laws") and will not violate any law, regulation, or contractual obligations, and further that (v) You will not misuse the Application and/ or the site and acknowledge and understand that "misuse" includes, but is not limited to using the Application and/ or the site in any manner that (a) violates any copyright, trademark, patent or any intellectual property right, discloses a trade secret or confidential information in violation of a confidentiality or non-disclosure agreement; (b) unsolicited advertising and messages, promotional materials, junk mail, spam etc; (c) is fraudulent, unlawful or contains or promotes defamatory or illegal information and activities, images, materials or descriptions; (d) defames, harasses, stalks, threatens or otherwise violates the legal rights of others or is invasive of another's privacy rights; (e) that is vulgar, obscene, offensive, or contains pornography or nudity or otherwise objectionable (f) that is racially or ethnically offensive and encourages any conduct that would constitute a criminal offense or that gives rise to civil liability; (g) send or store material containing software viruses, worms, or other harmful computer code, files, scripts or programs; (h) attempt unauthorized access to or use of data, systems or networks, including any attempt to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of a system or network or to breach security or authentication measures without express authorization of the owner of the system or network, (i) unauthorized attempt to monitor data or traffic on any network or system without express authorization of the owner of the system or network, (j) interference with service to any user, host or network including, without limitation, mail bombing, flooding, deliberate attempts to overload a system and broadcast attacks, (k) send harassing or threatening transmissions, (l) probe for means of gaining unauthorized access to computers or networks, (m) restrict or inhibit any other person from using this Application and or Site; and (vi) You will not impersonate any person or entity, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent Yourself, Your age, gender or Your affiliation with any person or entity.

6. Contents

You shall be solely responsible for all contents that You upload, transmit, share or display through the Application or the Site, (collectively the "Contents") including but not limited to any photos, profiles (including Your name and image), messages, information, text, video, music, third party links and automatic submission of your 'last seen' time. KnowMe does not guarantee as to the validity, accuracy or legal status or confidentiality with respect to any Contents and You shall be solely responsible and assume all risks for any consequences of uploading, posting, transfer or disclosure of the Contents. You hereby confirm and warrant that the Contents do not violate the representation and warranties provided in Clause 4 above. You understand and agree that KnowMe may review the Application and the Site and may delete or remove (without notice) any Content in its sole discretion, for any reason or no reason including any Content that in the sole judgment of KnowMe violates the Terms of this Agreement. When You post Your Content vide the Application or related services, You grant, and You represent and warrant that You have the right to grant, to KnowMe, a worldwide, non- exclusive, royalty-free, irrevocable, sub-licensable and transferable license to use, copy, reformat, translate, prepare derivative works, display, excerpts and distribute such Content for or in connection with the use of the Application or Site. KnowMe does not assert any ownership over the Contents and subject to the rights granted to KnowMe in this Agreement, You retain full ownership of all of Your Contents and proprietary rights associated with the Contents. Upon termination of the Application (i.e. deletion of the KnowMe account) from Your device, KnowMe shall delete all Your Contents from its database and servers within a maximum of 30 days, except to the extent required to be retained by applicable law. KnowMe reserves the right to send You periodic communications for the purpose of sharing new updates with You. For the avoidance of doubt, it is clarified that any part of Your Content (viz. Your messages , status updates, Profile picture updates) stored by Your contacts/Friends (Previously known as Circle of Friends) for example locally on their device may remain after You delete your account till it is deleted by such contacts. Similarly any part of Your Content, which is publicly available to other users of KnowMe who have you in their list of contacts (i.e. the content included in the image uploaded by You and the associated time stamp) stored by Your contacts may remain after You delete Your account till it is deleted by such contacts. The submission of your 'last seen' time is done on an automatic basis.

7. Modifications to the Application

KnowMe reserves the right at any time and from time to time to interrupt, restrict (without cause and without notice to You), modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Site, Application (or any part thereof) with or without any notice. You agree that KnowMe shall not be liable to You or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Application or the Site.

8. Ownership

You acknowledge and agree that the Application, the Site and all trademarks, service marks and trade names and other intellectual property rights associated therewith are, and shall remain, the property of KnowMe and its licensors, as applicable. All content related to KnowMe corporate and business activities included on the Site and embedded in the Application, including any text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio clips and software, is the exclusive property of KnowMe or its licensors and is protected by applicable legislation concerning protection and preservation of intellectual property rights and applicable international treaties governing intellectual property. The compilation (meaning the collection, arrangement and assembly) of all content on the Site and Application is also the exclusive property of the KnowMe and is protected by applicable laws as stated above. All software used on the Site and the Application is the property of KnowMe or its software suppliers and protected by Indian and international copyright laws. Any use except as specifically permitted, including the reproduction, modification, distribution, transmission, republication, display or performance, of the content on the Site and the Application is strictly prohibited except as otherwise permitted by law. All KnowMe graphics, logos and service names are trademarks of the KnowMe or its affiliates. KnowMe's trademarks may not be used in connection with any product or service that is not KnowMe's, in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among customers, or in any manner that disparages or discredits KnowMe. KnowMe's trademarks may not be used in connection with any product or service except as authorised by KnowMe in writing.

9. Disclaimer of Warranties

YOU EXPRESSLY ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT, TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, YOUR USE OF THE APPLICATION IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK AND DISCRETION.

THE APPLICATION IS LICENSED "AS-IS," "WITH ALL FAULTS," AND "AS AVAILABLE." YOU BEAR THE RISK OF USING IT. KnowMe, ON BEHALF OF ITSELF, GOOGLE, APPLE, MICROSOFT, ALL WIRELESS CARRIERS OVER WHOSE NETWORK THE APPLICATION IS DISTRIBUTED, AND EACH OF OUR RESPECTIVE AFFILIATES, AND SUPPLIERS ("DISTRIBUTORS"), GIVES NO EXPRESS WARRANTIES, GUARANTEES, OR CONDITIONS UNDER OR IN RELATION TO THE APPLICATION. YOU MAY HAVE ADDITIONAL CONSUMER RIGHTS UNDER YOUR LOCAL LAWS WHICH THIS AGREEMENT CANNOT CHANGE. TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED UNDER YOUR LOCAL LAWS, DISTRIBUTORS EXCLUDE ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS, INCLUDING THOSE OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON- INFRINGEMENT.

LIMITATION ON AND EXCLUSION OF REMEDIES AND DAMAGES. TO THE EXTENT NOT PROHIBITED BY LAW, YOU CAN RECOVER FROM KnowMe ONLY DIRECT DAMAGES UP TO THE AMOUNT YOU PAID FOR THE APPLICATION. YOU AGREE NOT TO SEEK TO RECOVER ANY OTHER DAMAGES, INCLUDING CONSEQUENTIAL, LOST PROFITS, SPECIAL, INDIRECT OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES FROM ANY DISTRIBUTOR.

KnowMe MAKES NO WARRANTY AGAINST INTERFERENCE OF YOUR ENJOYMENT OF THE APPLICATION AND RELATED SERVICES; FOR LOSSES OR DAMAGES INCLUDING ANY PERSONAL INJURY ARISING FROM OR IN ANY WAY RELATED TO YOUR ACCESS OR USE OF THE APPLICATION, USE OF ANY CONTENT POSTED, TRANSMITTED, OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE VIA THE APPLICATION OR FOLLOWING A FAILURE, SUSPENSION OR WITHDRAWAL OF ALL OR PART OF THE APPLICATION AT ANY TIME; ANY BUGS, VIRUSES, OR THE LIKE WHICH MAY BE TRANSMITTED TO OR THROUGH OUR APPLICATION OR RELATED SERVICES, THAT THE APPLICATION WILL BE FUNCTIONAL, UNINTERRUPTED, ERROR-FREE OR BUG-FREE OR MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS; REGARDING THE SECURITY, RELIABILITY OR TIMELINESS OF THE APPLICATION; THAT ANY ERRORS, BUGS OR FAILURES IN THE APPLICATION WILL BE CORRECTED. ACCORDINGLY, YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT USE OF APPLICATION AND RELATED SERVICES IS PURELY VOLUNTARY ON YOUR PART, AT YOUR OWN RISK AND THEREFORE AGREE TO BEAR ANY AND ALL RISK WHATSOEVER AND/OR HOWSOEVER CAUSED. ANY CONTENT OR MATERIAL DOWNLOADED THROUGH YOUR USE OF THE APPLICATION IS AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE OR LOSS OF DATA OCCURRING ON YOUR DEVICE OR ANY OTHER LOSS OR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND RESULTING FROM THE DOWNLOAD AND USE OF THE APPLICATION. NO ADVICE, COURSE OF CONDUCT OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM KnowMe OR ANY PARTY OR THROUGH THE APPLICATION SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY UNLESS EXPRESSLY STATED IN THIS AGREEMENT.

WHILST KnowMe SHALL UNDERTAKE ALL REASONABLE EFFORTS AND DUE DILIGENCE TO ENSURE SECURITY AND INTEGRITY, KnowMe SHALL, IN PARTICULAR, NOT BE LIABLE FOR THE FOLLOWING: DELAY OR ERRORS IN TRANSMISSION AND/OR STORAGE OF INFORMATION TO OR THROUGH KnowMe THAT MIGHT OCCUR FROM TIME TO TIME; INTRUSION, DISTORTION, LOSS OR FORGERY OF DATA, ETC DUE TO ACT OF ANY THIRD PARTY, FAILURE OF ANY SOFTWARE AND/OR HARDWARE OR TELECOMMUNICATION SERVICE PROVIDER(S) USED BY US OR ANY OTHER ACT BEYOND OUR REASONABLE CONTROL.

YOU SHALL BE LIABLE FOR ANY CONSEQUENCES WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM ANYTHING TRANSMITTED OR CAUSED TO BE TRANSMITTED BY YOU, TO OR THROUGH THE APPLICATION.

10. Limitation of Liability

To the maximum extent permitted by applicable laws, under no circumstance shall KnowMe, its directors, employees or agents be liable to You or any third person for personal injury, or any special, incidental, indirect, punitive or consequential damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to, damages for loss of profits or revenues, goodwill, failure to transmit or receive any data, loss of confidential information, business interruption, loss of privacy, corruption or loss of data, failure to receive or backup Your data (or archived data), for any cause of action, including contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise and any other loss whatsoever arising out of or in any way arising from or related to the use of Application, or following a failure, suspension or withdrawal of all or part of the Application at any time, any third party content, software or functions used in connection with the Application even if KnowMe or any or all of its agents have been advised of the possibility of such damages.

11. Indemnification

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless KnowMe, its subsidiaries, affiliates and agents and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, successors and assigns from and against any claim, proceeding, loss, damage, liability, cost, demand or expense (including but not limited to attorney's fees) of any kind arising out of: (i) Your access to or use of the Application, Site and related services; (ii) any breach by You of Your obligations under this Agreement; (iii) Your violation of the rights of a third party, including but not limited to infringement of any intellectual property, proprietary right or trade secret of any person or entity, or of any privacy or consumer protection right that is implicated herein; (iv) any violation of law or contractual obligation and any claims, demands, notices pursuant to such violation; (v) Your negligence or willful misconduct. These obligations will survive termination of this Agreement.

12. Force Majeure

KnowMe shall not be liable to you for any eventuality caused directly or indirectly by any act of God, wars (declared or undeclared), insurrections, acts of terrorism, acts of governments or boycotts, lockouts and other civil unrest, or any act of similar nature beyond KnowMe's reasonable control.

13. Amendments to this Agreement

We may in our sole discretion amend this Agreement from time to time without any prior notice. This may include adding new or different terms to, or removing terms from, this Agreement. Such change shall be notified on the website www.KnowMe.in. Your use of the Application after such notice of any change shall be deemed to be an acceptance to the amended Agreement.

14. Termination

This Agreement commences on the date You accept the Terms of this Agreement. KnowMe may terminate or suspend use of the Application or the Site at any time in its discretion, without notice to You. Upon any termination for any reason, KnowMe shall have no liability to You and no further obligations under this Agreement.

Immediately upon termination, (a) the rights granted to You herein shall terminate; (b) You must cease all use of the Application and related services;

Additionally, Your rights under this Agreement will terminate automatically if You fail to comply with any term(s) of this Agreement including misuse of the Application or the Site.

All sections that may be reasonably interpreted to or are intended to survive this Agreement will survive this Agreement.

15. Entire Agreement

You acknowledge that You have read this Agreement, understand it and agree to be bound by its terms and conditions. You also agree that this Agreement read with the terms of the privacy policy is the complete and exclusive statement of the Agreement between KnowMe and You and supersedes all proposals, representations or prior agreements, oral or written, and any other communications between KnowMe and You relating to the subject matter of this Agreement.

16. Severability

If one or more provisions of this Agreement are held to be unenforceable under Applicable Law(s), the remainder of this Agreement shall be valid and enforceable.

17. Assignment

This Agreement may be assigned by KnowMe to its successors and assigns including if there is any re-organization of KnowMe.

18. Governing Law

This Agreement shall be governed by the laws of India. You irrevocably consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of courts in New Delhi, India for all disputes arising out of or relating to this Agreement.

Contact KnowMe

If You have any questions or concerns about this Terms of Service or its implementation, You may contact us on:

E-mail: feedback@knowme.chat

We will strive to address Your feedback and concerns in a timely and effective manner.


The Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy were last modified on 21th Feb 2017.