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Trip Republic Oy

TERMS OF SERVICE

These terms of service (“Terms of Service”) govern the relationship between you (“You” or “User”) and Trip Republic Oy, (“Trip Republic” or “We”) regarding Your use of the Trip Republic travel planner and any other services provided by Trip Republic (“Service”).
By using the Service You agree to these Terms of Service and accept to be bound by them. While some features (as specified in the Service) may be available to You without registration, We may require You to register with Trip Republic and become a registered user of the Service by completing the sign up process in order to make full use of the Service (“Registered User”). For the purposes of these Terms of Service, “You” or “User” shall include also “Registered User”. If you are under 13 years of age or a minor in Your country of residence, Your use of the Service is subject to parental consent. Parents may authorize use of the Service by their children under the above age.
The Service is provided to You under these Terms of Service for Your personal and non-commercial use only. If You do not agree to these Terms of Service, please do not use the Service.
You acknowledge that travel to certain destinations may involve higher risk than others, and when traveling, You are solely responsible for those risks. Trip Republic advises You to investigate and review such risks when You plan Your trips (including without limitation travel prohibitions, warnings, announcements and advisories issued by Your government and/or destination country governments) prior to booking travel to international destinations. You become a Registered User of the Service by signing up to the Service, which will enable You to use the Service and create a Service account by using Your email address, mobile phone number or the available single sign up via the relevant social networking service (“Account”). Your use of the Service is also governed by Trip Republic’s Privacy Policy. Your use of the Service or other Trip Republic services might also be governed by separate policies, as applicable. You are solely responsible for all Your use of the Service and for the security of Your equipment. If You become a Registered User, You may not reveal, share or otherwise allow others to use Your login name and password. You agree that You are personally responsible for the use of Your Account, and for all of the communication and activity in connection with the Service resulting from the use of Your Account. You may not sell or charge others for the right to use Your Account, or otherwise transfer Your Account.
Without limiting any other remedies, Trip Republic may limit, suspend, terminate, modify, or delete Accounts or access to the Service or parts thereof if You fail to comply, or if Trip Republic suspects such failure, with any of these Terms of Service or for any actual or suspected illegal or improper use of the Trip Republic services, without notice to You. You may lose, as a result of termination or limitation of Your right to use the Service (including Your Account), any material, content, benefits, privileges, earned and purchased items associated with Your use of the Service, and Trip Republic is under no obligation whatsoever to compensate You for any such losses or results.

1. Your Rights

The Service (including the related software and media) is protected by copyright and other intellectual property laws. Trip Republic retains ownership of the Service and associated material (if applicable) provided herewith. The Service is licensed to You for use subject to the Terms and Conditions set forth in this Agreement for Your personal use only.
Trip Republic grants to You and You fully accept, a non-exclusive and non-transferable right to use only the executable version (no source code) of the Service application for Your private use. The Service comprises the relevant application that enables You to use the Service.
If You download an application for accessing the Service, You may not use such application for any purpose other than the permitted access to the Service. You understand that for reasons that include, without limitation, system security and stability, Service may need to automatically update, pre-load, create new versions or otherwise enhance the application and accordingly, the system requirements to use the application may change over time. This Agreement does not entitle You to future updates, new versions or other enhancements of the application although Trip Republic may choose to provide such updates, etc. in its sole discretion. You understand that while the Service permits You to store and use certain cached content and features (as specified in the Service) while not connected to the internet, the Trip Republic mobile application needs to connect to the internet from time to time to maintain the availability of those content and features for offline use (which is always subject to third-party services and the availability of their data to be accessed by using the Service).

2. User Content

Users may submit content (including without limitation reviews, comments, travel plans etc.) to the Service. Trip Republic does not pre-screen or monitor any such content that You as an end-user submit to the Service (“User Content”). Trip Republic shall have the right (but not the obligation) to remove User Content that fails to comply with these Terms of Service.
The User acknowledges that use of the Service (including submitting User Content) may be subject to certain laws, regulations, conditions and restrictions. The User must ascertain and comply with such laws, regulations, conditions or restrictions and reasonably ascertain that the User Content submitted by the User does not contain material that is illegal, obscene, indecent, defamatory, incites religious, racial or ethnic hatred, or violates the intellectual property and/or other rights of others; or that it does not contain viruses or other malicious or harmful code.
The User grants to Trip Republic a perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, royalty-free right to use and exploit any and all User Content that the User has submitted to the Service in all Trip Republic’ activities.
The User is solely responsible for any User Content uploaded, posted, transmitted, stored or otherwise made available through the Service. The User agrees to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Trip Republic, its affiliates, licensors, partners and subcontractors from all liabilities, claims and expenses, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, arising from or related to Your breach of these Terms and Conditions or portion hereof, or any act or omission by the User relating to the Service (including User Content). Trip Republic reserves the right to assume its own defense and/or control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by You hereunder.

3. Third-Party Services and Material

The Service may contain links to websites operated by third parties or feature content which is made available in third-party services and enable You to access and use certain third-party services. Use of any web sites operated by third parties, third-party services and/or content in third-party services shall be subject to the relevant third-party service provider’s terms and conditions applicable to use of such third-party services or the applicable license(s) under which any such content is made available.
Trip Republic assumes no responsibility for such third-party services and/or content in third-party services.

4. Additional Features and Fees

The Service may enable You to purchase additional features to the Service and/or material within the Service, in which case You may also acquire, in consideration of payment of the relevant service fees, a limited, personal, non-transferable, revocable license to use the same in the Service. Trip Republic may manage, regulate, control, modify or eliminate additional features to the Service and/or material offered in the Service at any time, with or without notice. Trip Republic has no liability to You or any third party in the event that Trip Republic exercises any such rights.
All purchases made in connection with the Service are final and non-refundable, however without limiting the possibility of a refund (if any) from the application store from which You purchased any additional features and/or material. The provision of additional features to the Service and/or material for use in the Service is a service that commences immediately upon acceptance by Trip Republic of Your purchase. No refund of any fees shall be available, save for as provided above. Each promotional code (where available) may be used only once by each User.

5. Disclaimer

To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, except as provided above, TRIP REPUBLIC MAKES NO WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED WITH RESPECT TO THE SERVICE, ITS QUALITY, PERFORMANCE, OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. AS A RESULT, THE SERVICE IS LICENSED “AS IS” AND YOU, THE LICENSEE, ARE ASSUMING THE ENTIRE RISK AS TO ITS QUALITY AND PERFORMANCE.

6. Limitation of liability

You understand and acknowledge that Trip Republic will not be liable for any network-related problems attributable to the operation of the Service and that network configuration changes may affect the system’s performance.
You hereby acknowledge and agree that Trip Republic shall have no liability whatsoever in connection with or arising from Your use of the Service, as set forth herein. Your only right or remedy regarding any problems or dissatisfaction with the Service is to uninstall it and/or discontinue Your use of it.
TRIP REPUBLIC SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS OR FOR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICE, EVEN IF TRIP REPUBLIC HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES OR LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. THE LIABILITY OF TRIP REPUBLIC IS IN SUCH CASE LIMITED TO THE GREATEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
THE WARRANTY AND REMEDY SET FORTH ARE EXCLUSIVE AND IN LIEU OF ALL OTHER WARRANTIES AND REMEDIES, ORAL OR WRITTEN, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED.

7. Personal Information and Security

If You become a Registered User, You shall give to Trip Republic correct personal and other information necessary for the use the Service. The User shall inform Trip Republic of any changes to such information. You also agree that in the event that You access the Service through Your social networking site account, the information on Your social networking site account is accurate and complete.
Use of Your personal and other information is governed by Trip Republic’ Privacy Policy, and You consent to processing Your personal and other information in accordance with the Trip Republic’ Privacy Policy, including (without limitation) transfer of such data to countries outside the European Union or the European Economic Area in accordance with mandatory legislation and the Trip Republic’ Privacy Policy.
Trip Republic shall take appropriate online and physical measures to prevent unauthorized access to, improper use of and the reasonable accuracy of Your personal data submitted to Trip Republic via the Service. We use various technologies, including, in certain instances, encryption, to ensure the high security standards. Any data that is stored on Trip Republic’ servers is not generally available to the public.
The User shall be liable for all responsible for the User’s own equipment, internet connectivity and software as well as that they do not cause harm to Trip Republic and/or third parties. You agree not attempt to damage, hack, crack, reverse engineer, or otherwise interfere with the Service in any manner.

8. Support

Trip Republic shall have no obligation to provide support or maintenance for the Service under this Agreement. Trip Republic may, at its sole discretion, provide limited technical support for the Service.
You understand that the Service is an evolving one. As long as Your license for the Service is valid You are entitled to upgrades or updates of the Service. All upgrades and updates are provided to You on a license exchange basis. You agree that by using an upgrade or update You voluntarily terminate Your right to use any previous version. Upgrades and updates may be licensed to You by Trip Republic with additional or different terms. You may need to update third party software and/or upgrade Your equipment from time to time in order to use the Service.

9. Term and Termination

These Terms of Service shall govern Your use of the Service and related application during the term hereof. Trip Republic shall have the right to, at its sole discretion, decide upon provision of the Service and making it available to You.
These Terms of Service are in effect for the time being, and Your right to use the Service continues until Your right to use the Service is terminated. You may terminate Your right to use the Service at any time by deleting the application and ceasing to use the Service. Your right to use the Service will automatically terminate if You fail to comply with the material terms of these Terms of Service. Either You or Trip Republic has the right to terminate or cancel Your Account at any time. You understand and agree that the cancellation of Your Account is Your sole right and remedy with respect to any dispute with Trip Republic.

10. General

Trip Republic may assign or delegate its rights and obligations under these Terms of Service and/or the Trip Republic Privacy Policy, in whole or in part, to any person or entity at any time without Your consent. You may not assign or delegate rights or obligations under the Terms of Service or Privacy Policy without Trip Republic’s prior written consent.
Trip Republic may publish additional policies related to specific services. Your right to use such service is subject to those specific policies and these Terms of Service.
These Terms of Service, any supplemental policies of Trip Republic and any documents expressly incorporated by reference herein (including the Trip Republic Privacy Policy), contain the entire understanding of You and Trip Republic, and supersede all prior understanding of the parties.
These Terms of Service describes certain legal rights. You may have other rights under the mandatory provisions under the laws of Your country. These Terms of Service does not change your rights under the mandatory provisions under the laws of your country. When you use the Services, you agree that we may begin to provide the services immediately and that you will not be entitled to a cancellation or “cooling off” period, except if the mandatory provisions of the law requires such cooling off period. You and Trip Republic agree that if any portion of these Terms of Service or if the Trip Republic Privacy Policy is found illegal or unenforceable, in whole or in part by any court of competent jurisdiction, such provision shall, as to such jurisdiction, be ineffective solely to the extent of such determination of invalidity or unenforceability without affecting the validity or enforceability thereof in any other manner or jurisdiction and without the remaining provisions of the terms, which shall continue to be in full force and effect.
Trip Republic reserves the right to change the price of the Service at any time, and the right to change, modify, add or remove portions of these Terms of Service and its Privacy Policy at any given time by posting the amended terms on the Service. You will be deemed to have accepted such changes by continuing to use the Service. CreateTips will, however, notify Users by posting a note in the Service of any changes to these Terms of Service for at least 30 days after the changes are effective. Further, if at any point You do not agree to any portions of then-current version of our Terms of Service, Trip Republic Privacy Policy, or any other Trip Republic policy, rules or codes of conduct relating to Your use of the Service, Your license to use the Service shall immediately terminate, and You must immediately stop using the Service. Please check the Service on a regular basis so that You remain aware of the then-current Terms of Service.

11. Dispute Settlement and Applicable Law

These Terms of Service shall be governed by and shall be construed in accordance with the laws of Finland excluding its choice of law provisions. Disputes relating to the Service and these Terms of Service shall be settled at District Court of Helsinki, Finland having the sole jurisdiction.

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