Terms And Conditions

The Terms and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with it or its subject matter (including non-contractual disputes or claims) shall be are governed by and construed in accordance with Greek law. In the event there is a discrepancy between this English language version and any translated copies of the Website Terms and Conditions, the English version shall prevail.


The Summary

You should read these terms and conditions in full because they apply every time you use the "Bark - Your Dog's Social Life" app. However, just in case you ever need a reminder of the main points, here’s a quick summary:

We’re not responsible for anything that you post or say while you are on the app and website and we don’t monitor the content of them, but if we do see or someone alerts us that you have posted something that we think is inappropriate then we are allowed at our discretion to remove it or even block the user.
If you post any content that actually belongs to someone else and they get annoyed (or even call in their lawyers), we are not in the firing line. You have to take responsibility for what you post.


Legal

"Bark - Your Dog's Social Life" is a social app designed as a way of meeting other dog owners (users) in order to socialize your dog and interact with them. It is intended to help you excersise your dog and make him familiar with other dogs of the same or different breed. It is important to us (and for you) that it remains a safe and friendly interaction so you agree that you will only use "Bark - Your Dog's Social Life" in a manner consistent with its purpose and which is in accordance with these terms and conditions (the “Terms”).

The Terms constitute a binding legal agreement between you as user (“you”) and the developers of "Bark - Your Dog's Social Life" (“we” or “us”). The developers may collaborate with other companies from time to time, in order to facilitate the delivery of content to you and to collect payments.

The Terms apply whenever you visit "Bark - Your Dog's Social Life" website and app, whether or not you have chosen to register with us, so please read them carefully. By accessing, using, registering for or receiving services offered on every form of "Bark - Your Dog's Social Life" (the “Services”) you are accepting and agreeing to be bound by the Terms.

You warrant that you have the right, authority and capacity to enter into and be bound by the Terms and that by using "Bark - Your Dog's Social Life" you will not be violating any law or regulation of the country in which you are resident. You are solely responsible for your compliance with all applicable local laws and regulations.

You further warrant that you have not been convicted of, nor are subject to any court order relating to assault, violence, sexual misconduct or harassment.

IF YOU DO NOT ACCEPT AND AGREE TO THE TERMS THEN YOU MUST NOT ACCESS OR USE THE APP AND THE SITE.


Content

There are some rules about what is acceptable though, so when you are using "Bark - Your Dog's Social Life" you may not post or send any Content which:

1) contains expletives or language which could be deemed offensive or is likely to harass, upset, embarrass, alarm or annoy any other person;
2) is obscene, pornographic or otherwise may offend human dignity;
is abusive, insulting or threatening, or which promotes or encourages racism, sexism, hatred or bigotry;
encourages any illegal activity including, without limitation, terrorism, inciting racial hatred or the submission of which in itself constitutes committing a criminal offence;
3) is defamatory;
4) relates to commercial activities (including, without limitation, sales, competitions and advertising, links to other websites or premium line telephone numbers);
5) involves the transmission of “junk” mail or “spam”;
6) contains any spy ware, adware, viruses, corrupt files, worm programmes or other malicious code designed to interrupt, damage or limit 7) the functionality of or disrupt any software, hardware, telecommunications, networks, servers or other equipment, Trojan horse or any other material designed to damage, interfere with, wrongly intercept or expropriate any data or personal information; or
itself, or the posting of which, infringes any third party’s rights (including, without limitation, intellectual property rights and privacy rights).

Please use your common sense when picking the Content that you choose to post on or send via "Bark - Your Dog's Social Life" because you are solely responsible for, and bear all liability in relation to, such Content.

You may not display or exchange any personal contact or banking information on your individual profile page (“Profile”) whether in relation to you or any other person (for example, names, home addresses or postcodes, telephone numbers, email addresses, URLs, credit/debit card or other banking details). If you do choose to reveal any personal information about yourself to other users, whether via email or otherwise, it is at your own risk. We encourage you to use the same caution in disclosing details about yourself to third parties online as you would under any other circumstances.

When you upload Content it can be accessed and viewed by the general public.

Please note though that by posting or sending Content to "Bark - Your Dog's Social Life" you represent and warrant to us that you have the right to do so, and automatically grant to us a non-exclusive, royalty free, perpetual, worldwide licence to use such Content in any way (including, without limitation, editing, copying, modifying, adapting, translating, reformatting, creating derivative works from, incorporating into other works, advertising, distributing and otherwise making available to the general public such Content, whether in whole or in part and in any format or medium currently known or developed in the future).

By submitting Content to "Bark - Your Dog's Social Life" you are warranting that you are the exclusive author and owner of that Content and you agree that you waive any and all moral rights relating to that Content (including, without limitation, the right to be identified as the author).

We have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any Content posted or uploaded by you to our Site constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights or of their right to privacy or any other law.

All text, graphics, user interfaces, trademarks, logos, sounds and artwork on "Bark - Your Dog's Social Life" are owned, controlled or licensed by us and are protected by copyright, trademark and other intellectual property law rights.

Access

You are responsible for making all the necessary arrangements to ensure you can access "Bark - Your Dog's Social Life" (including, but not limited to Internet provider and mobile internet provider fees and, any other charges associated with such access). We shall not be held responsible for any reduced functionality you may encounter as result of or in connection with accessing "Bark - Your Dog's Social Life" through mobile services or any similar service currently known or developed in the future.

By accessing "Bark - Your Dog's Social Life" or agreeing to receive messages or notifications from "Bark - Your Dog's Social Life" through your mobile phone and/or any other connected media device, you accept that you may incur charges from your internet or mobile service provider. We shall not under any circumstances be liable for such charges.

Non-registered users are able to access only that portion of "Bark - Your Dog's Social Life" that is publicly available. They will have a Profile and the ability to upload Content but won't have full access to the current or upcoming Features. The extent of registered users’ access to "Bark - Your Dog's Social Life" will depend on certain criteria relating to their Profile being met. We may change or update the criteria from time to time without prior notice and at our discretion.

Sometimes we have to carry out maintenance to the site or it may be affected by a fault or circumstances which are outside our control, so "Bark - Your Dog's Social Life" is provided on an “as is” basis. No warranty is given about the quality, accuracy, functionality, availability or performance and we reserve the right to suspend, withdraw, amend, modify or vary the service provided on "Bark - Your Dog's Social Life" without notice and without incurring any liability to you.


Termination of use by us

Sometimes people forget about the Terms and post Content or act in a way while on "Bark - Your Dog's Social Life" which is not consistent with the purpose of the site. If we think that you may be one of those people, then we reserve the right at our sole discretion, at any time and without liability or the need to give you prior notice or to refund any unused services to:

- suspend or revoke your registration (where applicable) and your right to access and/or use "Bark - Your Dog's Social Life" or submit any Content to "Bark - Your Dog's Social Life"; and
- make use of any operational, technological, legal, or other means available to enforce the Terms (including without limitation blocking specific IP addresses).

We will try (but we are not obliged) to notify you if your access to "Bark - Your Dog's Social Life" and/or your Profile is to be or has been suspended or terminated.


Termination of use by you

If you have registered on "Bark - Your Dog's Social Life", you can terminate your registration at any time by sending an email to "unregister [@] bark-social.com". Once your registration is terminated, we have the right to delete any related Content that you have submitted or uploaded on to "Bark - Your Dog's Social Life". For further details, please refer to our Privacy Policy.


Abuse/Complaints

You can report any abuse or complain about Content on "Bark - Your Dog's Social Life" by contacting us via email to"report [@] bark-social.gr" or by using the in-app report button. In order to report a user you have to enlist the reason for the complaint and providing us with any additional information you think fit.


Links

"Bark - Your Dog's Social Life" may contain links to other sites, resources and purchase opportunities provided by third parties. These links are provided to you for your information only. If you access these links you may be directed to third party sites. These third party sites will have their own terms of use and privacy policies, which may differ from the Terms. The display of links to third party sites does not constitute an endorsement by us of any of the third party content information, sites, or resources provided.

Please note that we have no control over the contents of any third party sites or resources, and we accept no responsibility for them, including (but not limited to) the third party site’s compliance with any applicable laws or regulations.


Disclaimer of warranties and limitation of liability

If you act in a way that upsets other users then you have to be responsible for the consequences. We expressly disclaim any and all responsibility and liability for your conduct or the conduct of any other user of "Bark - Your Dog's Social Life", and expressly disclaim any liability for Content uploaded by you or by any other user.


To the fullest extent permitted by law, "Bark - Your Dog's Social Life" expressly excludes:

  • all conditions, representations, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity; and
  • any liability incurred by you arising from use of "Bark - Your Dog's Social Life", its services or these terms and conditions, including without limitation for any claims, charges, demands, damages, liabilities, losses or expenses of whatever nature and howsoever direct, indirect, incidental, special, exemplary, punitive or consequential damages (however arising including negligence), loss of use, loss of data, loss caused by a computer or electronic virus, loss of income or profit, loss of or damage to property, wasted management or office time, breach of contract or claims of third parties or other losses of any kind or character, even if "Bark - Your Dog's Social Life" has been advised of the possibility of such damages or losses, arising out of or in connection with the use of "Bark - Your Dog's Social Life". This limitation on liability applies to, but is not limited to, the transmission of any disabling device or virus that may infect your equipment, failure or mechanical or electrical equipment or communication lines, telephone or other interconnect problems (e.g., you cannot access your internet service provider), unauthorized access, theft, bodily injury, property damage, operator errors, strikes or other labor problems or any act of god. in connection with "Bark - Your Dog's Social Life" including, without limitation, any liability for loss of revenue or income, loss of profits or contracts, loss of business, loss of anticipated savings, loss of goodwill, loss of data, wasted management or office time and any other loss or damage of any kind, however arising and whether caused by tort (including, but not limited to, negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable whether arising directly or indirectly.


Indemnity

If we are sued as a result of your use of "Bark - Your Dog's Social Life" then we have the right to defend or settle the relevant claim as we see fit. If we ask, you will co-operate fully and reasonably as required by us in the defence of any relevant claim.

You agree to hold harmless and indemnify us and our officers, directors, employees, agents, representatives and licensors from and against any third party claims, damages (actual and/or consequential), actions, proceedings, demands, losses, liabilities, costs and expenses (including reasonable solicitor’s fees) suffered or reasonably incurred by us arising as a result of, or in connection with, your access to and use of "Bark - Your Dog's Social Life", the uploading or submission of Content to "Bark - Your Dog's Social Life" by you or your conduct, other than in accordance with the Terms or any applicable law or regulation (“Claim”). "Bark - Your Dog's Social Life" retains the exclusive right to settle, compromise and pay any and all Claims or causes of action which are brought against us without your prior cons


Miscellaneous

"Bark - Your Dog's Social Life" has taken reasonable steps to ensure the currency, availability, correctness and completeness of the information contained on "Bark - Your Dog's Social Life" and provides that information on an "as is", "as available" basis. "Bark - Your Dog's Social Life" does not give or make any warranty or representation of any kind about the information contained on "Bark - Your Dog's Social Life", whether express or implied. Use of "Bark - Your Dog's Social Life" and the materials available on it is at your sole risk. "Bark - Your Dog's Social Life" cannot be held responsible for any loss arising from the transmission, use of data, or inaccurate Content posted by users. You are responsible for taking all necessary precautions to ensure that any material you may obtain from "Bark - Your Dog's Social Life" is free of viruses or other harmful components. You accept that "Bark - Your Dog's Social Life" will not be provided uninterrupted or error free, that defects may not be corrected or that "Bark - Your Dog's Social Life", or the server that makes it available, are free of viruses or bugs, spyware, Trojan horses or any similar malicious software. "Bark - Your Dog's Social Life" is not responsible for any damage to your computer hardware, computer software, or other equipment or technology including, but without limitation damage from any security breach or from any virus, bugs, tampering, fraud, error, omission, interruption, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer line or network failure or any other technical or other malfunction.

We reserve the right to modify, amend or change the Terms at any time (a “Change”). If we do this then the Changes will be posted on this page and we will indicate the effective date of the updates at the bottom of the Terms. In certain circumstances, we may send an email to you notifying you of any Change. You should regularly check this page to take notice of any Changes.

If you do not accept any Change to the Terms, you should stop using "Bark - Your Dog's Social Life" immediately. Your continued use of "Bark - Your Dog's Social Life" following any Change constitutes your acceptance of the Change and you will be legally bound by the new updated Terms.

If, for any reason, any of the Terms are declared to be illegal, invalid or otherwise unenforceable by a court of a competent jurisdiction, then to the extent that term is illegal, invalid or unenforceable, it shall be severed and deleted from the Terms and the remainder of the Terms shall survive, remain in full force and effect and continue to be binding and enforceable.

The Terms set out the entire agreement and understanding between us and you in relation to your use of "Bark - Your Dog's Social Life" and supersedes all previous agreements, representations and arrangements between us (either oral or written). Nothing in this clause shall limit or exclude any liability for fraudulent misrepresentation.

No failure or delay by us in exercising any right, power or privilege under the Terms shall operate as a waiver of such right or acceptance of any variation of the Terms and nor shall any single or partial exercise by either party of any right, power or privilege preclude any further exercise of that right or the exercise of any other right, power or privilege.

Nothing in the Terms shall confer or purport to confer on any other third party, any benefit or the right to enforce any term of the Terms and the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 shall not apply to the Terms.


Effective date

The Terms were last updated on: 01 October 2013.