Zenown

These Terms govern

– the use of ZenOwn, and,


 – any other related Agreement or legal relationship with the Owner (ZenOwn) in a legally binding way. Capitalized words are defined in the relevant dedicated section of this document.

The User must read this document carefully.

The Owner offers Products through the App Store and Google Play store. Although the entire contractual relationship relating to these Products is entered into solely by the Owner and Users, Users acknowledge and agree that Apple or Google may enforce these Terms as a third-party beneficiary.

Nothing in these Terms creates any relationship of employment, agency, or partnership between the involved parties.

ZenOwn is provided by:
ZenOwn AG

Baarerstrasse 82
6300 Zug
Switzerland

Owner contact email: contact@zenown.com

"ZenOwn" refers to:

Applications for mobile, tablet and other smart device systems;

Websites linked from the QR code in our partners’ product tags or packaging allowing Users to register their warranty with ZenOwn;

The Service;

Any applications, sample and content files, source code, scripts, instruction sets or software included as part of the Service, as well as any related documentation.

We provide post-purchase home inventory management services with the purpose of allowing our Users to collect invoices, register and keep track of warranties and manage post-purchase information and.

What the User should know at a glance

Please note that some provisions in these Terms may only apply to certain categories of Users. In particular, certain provisions may only apply to Consumers or to those Users that do not qualify as Consumers. Such limitations are always explicitly mentioned within each affected clause. In the absence of any such mention, clauses apply to all Users.

Unless otherwise specified, the terms of use detailed in this section apply generally when using ZenOwn. Single or additional conditions of use or access may apply in specific scenarios and in such cases are additionally indicated within this document.

By using ZenOwn, Users confirm to meet the following requirements:


  • There are no restrictions for Users in terms of being - Consumers or Business Users;

  • Users aren't located in a country that is subject to a U.S. Government embargo, or that has been designated by the U.S. Government as a "terrorist-supporting" country;

  • Users aren't listed on any U.S. Government list of prohibited or restricted parties;
Account registration

To use the Service Users may register or create a User account, providing all required data or information in a complete and truthful manner.

Users may also use the Service without registering or creating a User account, however, this may cause limited availability of certain features or functions.

E-mail addresses that Users will use to register will be stored from the moment they login in order to reach out to them for any information they may need related to ZenOwn services.

Users that register through the websites linked from the QR code in our partners’ product tags or packaging may only be able to use certain features or functions. The rest of features and the Service will be available without limitation upon registration through our app.

Users are responsible for keeping their login credentials confidential and safe. For this reason, Users are also required to choose passwords that meet the highest standards of strength permitted by ZenOwn.

By registering, Users agree to be fully responsible for all activities that occur under their username and password.

Users are required to immediately and unambiguously inform the Owner via the contact details indicated in this document, if they think their personal information, including but not limited to User accounts, access credentials or personal data, have been violated, unduly disclosed or stolen.

Conditions for account registration

Registration of User accounts on ZenOwn is subject to the conditions outlined below. By registering, Users agree to meet such conditions.

Accounts registered by bots or any other automated methods are not permitted.

Unless otherwise specified, each User must register only one account.

Unless explicitly permitted, a User account may not be shared with other persons.

Account termination

Users can terminate their account and stop using the Service at any time by doing the following:

By using the tools provided for account termination on ZenOwn.

By directly contacting the Owner at the contact details provided in this document.

Account suspension and deletion

The Owner reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to suspend or delete at any time and without notice, User accounts which it deems inappropriate, offensive or in violation of these Terms.

The suspension or deletion of User accounts shall not entitle Users to any claims for compensation, damages or reimbursement.

The suspension or deletion of accounts due to causes attributable to the User does not exempt the User from paying any applicable fees or prices.

Content on ZenOwn

Unless where otherwise specified or clearly recognizable, all content available on ZenOwn is owned or provided by the Owner or its licensors. The Owner undertakes its utmost effort to ensure that the content provided on ZenOwn infringes no applicable legal provisions or third-party rights. However, it may not always be possible to achieve such a result.

In such cases, without prejudice to any legal prerogatives of Users to enforce their rights, Users are kindly asked to preferably report related complaints using the contact details provided in this document.

Rights regarding content on ZenOwn - All rights reserved

The Owner holds and reserves all intellectual property rights for any such content. Users may not therefore use such content in any way that is not necessary or implicit in the proper use of the Service.

In particular, but without limitation, Users may not copy, download, share (beyond the limits set forth below), modify, translate, transform, publish, transmit, sell, sublicense, edit, transfer/assign to third parties or create derivative works from the content available on ZenOwn, nor allow any third party to do so through the User or their device, even without the User's knowledge.

Where explicitly stated on ZenOwn, the User may download, copy and/or share some content available through ZenOwn for its sole personal and non-commercial use and provided that the copyright attributions and all the other attributions requested by the Owner are correctly implemented.

Any applicable statutory limitation or exception to copyright shall stay unaffected.

Content provided by Users

The Owner allows Users to upload, share or provide their own content to ZenOwn. By providing content to ZenOwn, Users confirm that they are legally allowed to do so and that they are not infringing any statutory provisions and/or third-party rights.

Rights regarding content provided by Users

Users acknowledge and accept that by providing their own content on ZenOwn they grant the Owner a non-exclusive, fully paid-up and royalty-free license to process such content solely for the operation and maintenance of ZenOwn as contractually required. To the extent permitted by applicable law, Users waive any moral rights in connection with content they provide to ZenOwn.

Users acknowledge, accept and confirm that all content they provide through ZenOwn is provided subject to the same general conditions set forth for content on ZenOwn.

Liability for provided content

Users are solely liable for any content they upload, post, share, or provide through ZenOwn. Users acknowledge and accept that Owner does not filter or moderate such content.

However, the Owner reserves the right to remove, delete, block or rectify such content at its own discretion and to, without prior notice, deny the uploading User access to ZenOwn:

  • if any complaint based on such content is received;
  • if a notice of infringement of intellectual property rights is received;
  • upon order of a public authority; or
  • where the Owner is made aware that the content, while being accessible via ZenOwn, may represent a risk for Users, third parties and/or the availability of the Service.

The removal, deletion, blocking or rectification of content shall not entitle Users that have provided such content or that are liable for it, to any claims for compensation, damages or reimbursement.

Users agree to hold the Owner harmless from and against any claim asserted and/or damage suffered due to content they provided to or provided through ZenOwn.

Removal of content from parts of ZenOwn available through the App Store

If the reported content is deemed objectionable, it will be removed within 24 hours and the User who provided the content will be barred from using the Service.

Access to external resources

Through ZenOwn Users may have access to external resources provided by third parties. Users acknowledge and accept that the Owner has no control over such resources and is therefore not responsible for their content and availability.

Conditions applicable to any resources provided by third parties, including those applicable to any possible grant of rights in content, result from each such third parties' terms and conditions or, in the absence of those, applicable statutory law.

Acceptable use

ZenOwn and the Service may only be used within the scope of what they are provided for, under these Terms and applicable law.

Users are solely responsible for making sure that their use of ZenOwn and/or the Service violates no applicable law, regulations or third-party rights.

Therefore, the Owner reserves the right to take any appropriate measure to protect its legitimate interests including by denying Users access to ZenOwn or the Service, terminating contracts, reporting any misconduct performed through ZenOwn or the Service to the competent authorities – such as judicial or administrative authorities - whenever Users engage or are suspected to engage in any of the following activities:

  • violate laws, regulations and/or these Terms;
  • infringe any third-party rights;
  • considerably impair the Owner's legitimate interests;
  • offend the Owner or any third party.
Software license

Any intellectual or industrial property rights, and any other exclusive rights on software or technical applications embedded in or related to ZenOwn are held by the Owner and/or its licensors.

Subject to Users' compliance with and notwithstanding any divergent provision of these Terms, the Owner merely grants Users a revocable, non-exclusive, non-sublicensable and non-transferable license to use the software and/or any other technical means embedded in the Service within the scope and for the purposes of ZenOwn and the Service offered.

This license does not grant Users any rights to access, usage or disclosure of the original source code. All techniques, algorithms, and procedures contained in the software and any documentation thereto related is the Owner's or its licensors' sole property.

All rights and license grants to Users shall immediately terminate upon any termination or expiration of the Agreement.

Without prejudice to the above, under this license Users may download, install, use and run the software on the permitted number of devices, provided that such devices are common and up-to-date in terms of technology and market standards

The Owner reserves the right to release updates, fixes and further developments of ZenOwn and/or its related software and to provide them to Users for free. Users may need to download and install such updates to continue using ZenOwn and/or its related software. New releases may only be available against payment of a fee.

The User may download, install, use and run the software on unlimited devices. However, it may not be permitted to run the software on more than one device at a time.

API usage terms

Users may access their data relating to ZenOwn via the Application Program Interface (API). Any use of the API, including use of the API through a third-party product/service that accesses ZenOwn, is bound by these Terms and, in addition, by the following specific terms:

  • the User expressly understands and agrees that the Owner bears no responsibility and shall not be held liable for any damages or losses resulting from the User's use of the API or their use of any third-party products/services that access data through the API.

 

Purchase via app store

ZenOwn or specific Products available for sale on ZenOwn must be purchased via a third-party app store. To access such purchases, Users must follow the instructions provided on the relevant online store (such as "Apple App Store" or "Google Play"), which may vary depending on the particular device in use.

Unless otherwise specified, purchases done via third-party online stores are also subject to such third-parties' terms and conditions, which, in case of any inconsistency or conflict, shall always prevail upon these Terms.

Users purchasing through such third-party online stores must therefore read such terms and conditions of sale carefully and accept them.

Liability and indemnification
EU Users
Indemnification

The User agrees to indemnify and hold the Owner and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, agents, co-branders, partners and employees harmless from and against any claim or demand ⁠— including but not limited to lawyer's fees and costs ⁠— made by any third party due to or in relation with any culpable use of or connection to the Service, violation of these Terms, infringement of any third-party rights or statutory provision by the User or its affiliates, officers, directors, agents, co-branders, partners and employees to the extent allowed by applicable law.

Limitation of liability

Unless otherwise explicitly stated and without prejudice to applicable statutory product liability provisions, Users shall have no right to claim damages against the Owner (or any natural or legal person acting on its behalf).

This does not apply to damages to life, health or physical integrity, damages resulting from the breach of an essential contractual obligation such as any obligation strictly necessary to achieve the purpose of the contract, and/or damages resulting from intent or gross negligence, as long as ZenOwn has been appropriately and correctly used by the User.

Unless damages have been caused by way of intent or gross negligence, or they affect life, health or physical integrity, the Owner shall only be liable to the extent of typical and foreseeable damages at the moment the contract was entered into.

In particular, within the limits stated above, the Owner shall not be liable for:

  • any loss of business opportunities and any other loss, even indirect, that may be incurred by the User (such as, but not limited to, trading losses, loss of revenue, income, profits or anticipated savings, loss of contracts or business relationships, loss of reputation or goodwill, etc.);
  • damages or losses resulting from interruptions or malfunctions of ZenOwn due to acts of force majeure, or unforeseen and unforeseeable events and, in any case, independent of the will and beyond the control of the Owner, such as, but not limited to, failures or disruptions of telephone or electrical lines, the Internet and / or other means of transmission, unavailability of websites, strikes, natural disasters, viruses and cyber attacks, interruptions in the delivery of products, third-party services or applications;
  • any losses that are not the direct consequence of a breach of the Terms by the Owner;
Australian Users
Limitation of liability

Nothing in these Terms excludes, restricts or modifies any guarantee, condition, warranty, right or remedy which the User may have under the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth) or any similar State and Territory legislation and which cannot be excluded, restricted or modified (non-excludable right). To the fullest extent permitted by law, our liability to the User, including liability for a breach of a non-excludable right and liability which is not otherwise excluded under these Terms of Use, is limited, at the Owner's sole discretion, to the re-performance of the services or the payment of the cost of having the services supplied again.

Common provisions
No Waiver

The Owner's failure to assert any right or provision under these Terms shall not constitute a waiver of any such right or provision. No waiver shall be considered a further or continuing waiver of such term or any other term.

Service interruption

To ensure the best possible service level, the Owner reserves the right to interrupt the Service for maintenance, system updates or any other changes, informing the Users appropriately.

Within the limits of law, the Owner may also decide to suspend or terminate the Service altogether. If the Service is terminated, the Owner will cooperate with Users to enable them to withdraw Personal Data or information in accordance with applicable law.

Additionally, the Service might not be available due to reasons outside the Owner's reasonable control, such as "force majeure" (eg. labor actions, infrastructural breakdowns or blackouts etc).

Service reselling

Users may not reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit any portion of ZenOwn and of its Service without the Owner's express prior written permission, granted either directly or through a legitimate reselling program.

Privacy policy

To learn more about the use of their Personal Data, Users may refer to the privacy policy of ZenOwn.

Under some circumstances, we may be a joint controller with our partners for some User’s data, such as email addresses or usage data. The relevant partner’s privacy policy will also apply in those cases. We have set out a joint controller arrangement which reflects our respective roles and responsibilities. Users can ask for further information about this by contacting us at contact@zenown.com.

Intellectual property rights

Without prejudice to any more specific provision of these Terms, any intellectual property rights, such as copyrights, trademark rights, patent rights and design rights related to ZenOwn are the exclusive property of the Owner or its licensors and are subject to the protection granted by applicable laws or international treaties relating to intellectual property.

All trademarks — nominal or figurative — and all other marks, trade names, service marks, word marks, illustrations, images, or logos appearing in connection with ZenOwn are, and remain, the exclusive property of the Owner or its licensors and are subject to the protection granted by applicable laws or international treaties related to intellectual property.

Changes to these Terms

The Owner reserves the right to amend or otherwise modify these Terms at any time. In such cases, the Owner will appropriately inform the User of these changes.

Such changes will only affect the relationship with the User for the future.

The continued use of the Service will signify the User's acceptance of the revised Terms. If Users do not wish to be bound by the changes, they must stop using the Service. Failure to accept the revised Terms, may entitle either party to terminate the Agreement.

The applicable previous version will govern the relationship prior to the User's acceptance. The User can obtain any previous version from the Owner.

If required by applicable law, the Owner will specify the date by which the modified Terms will enter into force.

Assignment of contract

The Owner reserves the right to transfer, assign, dispose of by novation, or subcontract any or all rights or obligations under these Terms, taking the User's legitimate interests into account. Provisions regarding changes of these Terms will apply accordingly.

Users may not assign or transfer their rights or obligations under these Terms in any way, without the written permission of the Owner.

Contacts

All communications relating to the use of ZenOwn must be sent using the contact information stated in this document.

Severability

Should any provision of these Terms be deemed or become invalid or unenforceable under applicable law, the invalidity or unenforceability of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions, which shall remain in full force and effect.

EU Users

Should any provision of these Terms be or be deemed void, invalid or unenforceable, the parties shall do their best to find, in an amicable way, an agreement on valid and enforceable provisions thereby substituting the void, invalid or unenforceable parts.

In case of failure to do so, the void, invalid or unenforceable provisions shall be replaced by the applicable statutory provisions, if so permitted or stated under the applicable law.

Without prejudice to the above, the nullity, invalidity or the impossibility to enforce a particular provision of these Terms shall not nullify the entire Agreement, unless the severed provisions are essential to the Agreement, or of such importance that the parties would not have entered into the contract if they had known that the provision would not be valid, or in cases where the remaining provisions would translate into an unacceptable hardship on any of the parties.

 

Governing law

These Terms are governed by the law of the place where the Owner is based, as disclosed in the relevant section of this document, without regard to conflict of laws principles.

Exception for European Consumers

However, regardless of the above, if the User qualifies as a European Consumer and has their habitual residence in a country where the law provides for a higher consumer protection standard, such higher standards shall prevail.

Venue of jurisdiction

The exclusive competence to decide on any controversy resulting from or connected to these Terms lies with the courts of the place where the Owner is based, as displayed in the relevant section of this document.

Exception for European Consumers

The above does not apply to any Users that qualify as European Consumers, nor to Consumers based in Switzerland, Norway or Iceland.

UK Users

Consumers based in England may bring legal proceedings in connection with these Terms in the English courts. Consumers based in Scotland may bring legal proceedings in connection with these Terms in either the Scottish or the English courts. Consumers based in Northern Ireland may bring legal proceedings in connection with these Terms in either the Northern Irish or the English courts.

Definitions and legal references: ZenOwn (or this Application)

The property that enables the provision of the Service.

Agreement

Any legally binding or contractual relationship between the Owner and the User, governed by these Terms.

Business User

Any User that does not qualify as a Consumer.

 

European (or Europe)

Applies where a User is physically present or has their registered offices within the EU, regardless of nationality.

Order Confirmation

Indicates the email that the Owner sends as shipping confirmation at the moment when the purchased products, or parts of them, are being dispatched.

Owner (or We)

Indicates the natural person(s) or legal entity that provides ZenOwn and/or the Service to Users.

Service

The service provided by ZenOwn as described in these Terms and on ZenOwn.

Terms

All provisions applicable to the use of ZenOwn and/or the Service as described in this document, including any other related documents or agreements, and as updated from time to time.

User (or You)

Indicates any natural person or legal entity using ZenOwn.

Order Processing Receipt

Indicates the email that the Owner sends upon receipt of the order.

Consumer

Any User qualifying as a natural person who accesses goods or services for personal use, or more generally, acts for purposes outside their trade, business, craft or profession.