dSTAR LABTerms of Service
dSTAR Lab Ltd. (“dSTAR Lab”) utilizes state-of-the-art security and end-to-end encryption to provide private messaging, Internet calling, and other services to users worldwide. You agree to our Terms of Service (“Terms”) by installing or using our apps, services, or website (together, “Services”).
About our services
Minimum Age. You must be at least 13 years old to use our Services. The minimum age to use our Services without parental approval may be higher in your home country.
Account Registration. To create an account, you must register for our Services using your phone number. You agree to receive text messages and phone calls (from us or our third-party providers) with verification codes to register for our Services.
Privacy of user data. dSTAR Lab does not sell, rent, or monetize your personal data or content in any way – ever.
Software. In order to enable new features and enhanced functionality, you consent to downloading and installing updates to our Services.
Fees and Taxes. You are responsible for data and mobile carrier fees and taxes associated with the devices on which you use our Services.
Using dSTAR Lab’s Products
Our Terms and Policies. If you do not accept these Terms, please do not access of use our Services. You must use our Services according to our Terms and posted policies. If we disable your account for a violation of our Terms, you will not create another account without our permission. We might disable any associated accounts, in case of violations, if discovered.
Legal and Acceptable Use. You agree to use our Services only for legal, authorized, and acceptable purposes in accordance with the Terms. You will not use (or assist others in using) our Services in ways that: (a) violate or infringe the rights of dSTAR Lab, our users, or others, including privacy, publicity, intellectual property, or other proprietary rights; (b) involve sending illegal or impermissible communications such as bulk messaging, auto-messaging, and auto-dialing; (c) any kind of terrorism activity of political violence.
Harm to dSTAR Lab. You must not (or assist others to) access, use, modify, distribute, transfer, or exploit our Services in unauthorized manners, or in ways that harm dSTAR Lab, our Services, or systems. For example you must not (a) gain or try to gain unauthorized access to our Services or systems; (b) disrupt the integrity or performance of our Services; (c) create accounts for our Services through unauthorized or automated means; (d) collect information about our users in any unauthorized manner; or (e) sell, rent, or charge for our Services.
Keeping Your Account Secure. dSTAR Lab cherishes your privacy and has designed its products and Services in a manner which does not allow it the ability to access your messages. You are responsible for keeping your device and your dSTAR Lab account safe and secure. If you lose your phone, follow the steps on our Support site to re-register for our Services. When you register with a new device, your old device will stop receiving all messages and calls.
No Access to Emergency Services. Our Services do not provide access to emergency service providers like the police, fire department, hospitals, or other public safety organizations. Make sure you can contact emergency service providers through a mobile, fixed-line telephone, or other service.
Third-party services. Our Services may allow you to access, use, or interact with third-party websites, apps, content, and other products and services. When you use third-party services, their terms and privacy policies govern your use of those services. To assist users who speak different languages, the APP and information presented on the APP may be translated, in whole or in part, into other languages, including translations powered by third-parties such as Google Translate. We cannot guarantee the accuracy or quality of such translations and it’s the user’s responsibility to verify the accuracy of any translation. Additionally, the APP may implement Google Earth/Maps mapping services, including Google Maps API(s). Your use of Google Maps/Earth is subject to the Google Maps/Google Earth Additional Terms of Service.
Refund Policy. dSTAR Lab provides its products free of charge for a trial period of 1 month. After one month, the user can choose whether or not they wish to purchase the product. Once a user purchases the product, refunds will not be allowed. If the user paid for a monthly subscription (dSTAR AWS, for example), their license will be terminated at the end of the term, unless the user decides to prolong the subscription, and no further charges will ensue from that point onwards. If the user paid for an annual license (dSTAR In A Box, for example), license will be terminated at the end of the term, the payment will not be refunded even if the user chooses to stop using the platform or its services during the year.
Your Rights and License with dSTAR Lab
Your Rights. You own the information you submit through our Services, and such you are responsible for all content and information transferred by you. You must have the rights to the phone number you use to sign up for your dSTAR Lab account.
dSTAR Lab’s Rights. We own all copyrights, trademarks, domains, logos, trade dress, trade secrets, patents, and other intellectual property rights presented on or associated with our Services. Some of this intellectual property is ours, and some of it may belong to our business partners. You may not use our copyrights, trademarks, domains, logos, trade dress, patents, and other intellectual property rights unless you have our written permission. To report copyright, trademark, or other intellectual property infringement, please contact email@example.com.
dSTAR Lab’s License to You. When using our Services dSTAR Lab grants you a personal, limited, revocable, non-exclusive, non-transferable, and non-assignable license to use our Services in accordance with these Terms. This right is for the sole purpose of enabling you to use and enjoy the benefit of the Services, in accordance with these Terms. You may not copy, modify, distribute, sell, or lease any part of the Services, nor may you reverse engineer or attempt to extract the source code of the Services, unless laws prohibit those restrictions.
Disclaimers and Limitations
WE WARRANT TO YOU THAT WE WILL PROVIDE THE SERVICES USING REASONALE CARE AND SKILL BUT WE DO NOT GUARANTEE THAT THE SERVICES WILL ALWAYS FUNCTION WITHOUT DISRUPTIONS, DELAYS, OR IMPERFECTIONS. YOU USE OUR SERVICES AT YOUR OWN RISK AND SUBJECT TO THE FOLLOWING DISCLAIMERS. WE PROVIDE OUR SERVICES ON AN “AS IS” BASIS WITHOUT ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, AND FREEDOM FROM COMPUTER VIRUS OR OTHER HARMFUL CODE. DSTAR LAB DOES NOT WARRANT THAT ANY INFORMATION PROVIDED BY US IS ACCURATE, COMPLETE, OR USEFUL, THAT OUR SERVICES WILL BE OPERATIONAL, ERROR-FREE, SECURE, OR SAFE, OR THAT OUR SERVICES WILL FUNCTION WITHOUT DISRUPTIONS, DELAYS, OR IMPERFECTIONS. WE DO NOT CONTROL, AND ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR, CONTROLLING HOW OR WHEN OUR USERS USE OUR SERVICES. WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ACTIONS OR INFORMATION (INCLUDING CONTENT) OF OUR USERS OR OTHER THIRD PARTIES. YOU RELEASE US, AFFILIATES, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, PARTNERS, AND AGENTS FROM ANY CLAIM, COMPLAINT, CAUSE OF ACTION, CONTROVERSY, OR DISPUTE (TOGETHER, “CLAIM”) AND DAMAGES, KNOWN AND UNKNOWN, RELATING TO, ARISING OUT OF, OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH ANY SUCH CLAIM YOU HAVE AGAINST ANY THIRD PARTIES.
Limitation of liability.
TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, THE DSTAR LAB PARTIES WILL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY LOST PROFITS OR CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, INDIRECT, OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES RELATING TO, ARISING OUT OF, OR IN ANY WAY IN CONNECTION WITH OUR TERMS, US, OR OUR SERVICES, EVEN IF THE DSTAR LAB PARTIES HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, OUR AGGREGATE LIABILITY RELATING TO, ARISING OUT OF, OR IN ANY WAY IN CONNECTION WITH OUR TERMS, US, OR OUR SERVICES WILL NOT EXCEED ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($100). THE FOREGOING DISCLAIMER OF CERTAIN DAMAGES AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY WILL APPLY TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW. THE LAWS OF SOME STATES OR JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN DAMAGES, SO SOME OR ALL OF THE EXCLUSIONS AND LIMITATIONS SET FORTH ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. NOTWITHSTANDING ANYTHING TO THE CONTRARY IN OUR TERMS, IN SUCH CASES, THE LIABILITY OF THE DSTAR LAB PARTIES WILL BE LIMITED TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW.
Availability of Our Services. Our Services may be interrupted, including for maintenance, upgrades, or network or equipment failures. We may discontinue some or all of our Services, including certain features and the support for certain devices and platforms, at any time.
Indemnification. If any damage is caused to dSTAR Lab as a result of your violation of these Terms, you agree to compensate us for this damage.
Resolving Disputes and Ending Terms
Resolving disputes. You agree to resolve any Claim you have with us relating to or arising out of our Terms, us, or our Services exclusively in the jurisdiction and venue in the competent courts of Tel-Aviv District, Israel. You also agree to submit to the personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purpose of litigating all such disputes. The laws of the State of Israel govern our Terms, as well as any disputes, whether in court or arbitration, which might arise between dSTAR Lab and you, without regard to conflict of law provisions.
Ending these Terms. You may end these Terms with dSTAR Lab at any time by deleting dSTAR iCommunicator from your device and discontinuing use of our Services. We may modify, suspend, or terminate your access to or use of our Services anytime for any reason, such as if you violate the letter or spirit of our Terms or create harm, risk, or possible legal exposure for dSTAR Lab. The following provisions will survive termination of your relationship with dSTAR Lab: “Licenses,” “Disclaimers,” “Limitation of Liability,” “Resolving dispute,” “Availability” and “Ending these Terms,” and “General”.
dSTAR Lab may update the Terms from time to time. When we update our Terms, we will update the “Last Modified” date associated with the updated Terms. Your continued use of our Services confirms your acceptance of our updated Terms and supersedes any prior Terms. You will comply with all applicable export control and trade sanctions laws. Our Terms cover the entire agreement between you and dSTAR Lab regarding our Services. If you do not agree with our Terms, you should stop using our Services. If you or We terminate this Terms, the clauses of these Terms that reasonably should survive termination of the Terms will remain in effect. If we fail to enforce any of our Terms, that does not mean we waive the right to enforce them. If any provision of the Terms is deemed unlawful, void, or unenforceable, that provision shall be deemed severable from our Terms and shall not affect the enforceability of the remaining provisions. Our Services are not intended for distribution to or use in any country where such distribution or use would violate local law or would subject us to any regulations in another country. We reserve the right to limit our Services in any country.
If you have specific questions about these Terms, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.