Welcome to the LittleGrounds website or mobile properties, including related applications (collectively, the “Website”). This Website is provided to assist customers in gathering information, posting opinions of categories related issues, engaging in interactive forums, and searching and browsing for locations and services needed. The Website is operated by Social Patch S.A.L. (“Social Patch”). The terms “we”, “us”, “our” and “Social Patch” refer to Social Patch SAL, a Lebanese company and/or our subsidiaries. The term “you” refers to the customer visiting the Website and/or contributing content on the Website.
The Website is offered to you conditioned upon your acceptance without modification of any/all the terms, conditions, and notices set forth below (collectively, the “Conditions”). By accessing or using the Website in any way, you agree to be bound by the Conditions and represent that you have read and understood them. Please read the Conditions carefully, as they contain information concerning your legal rights and limitations on these rights, as well the applicable law and jurisdiction of disputes. If you do not accept all of these Conditions, please do not use the Website.
We may change or otherwise modify the Conditions in the future, and you understand and agree that your continued access or use of the Website after such change signifies your acceptance of the updated or modified Conditions. We will note the date that revisions were last made to the Conditions at the bottom of this page, and any revisions will take effect upon posting it on the Website. We will notify our members of material changes to these terms and conditions by either sending a notice to the email address provided to us at registration or by placing a notice on our Website. Be sure to return to this page periodically to review the most current version of the Conditions.
USE OF THE WEBSITE
As a condition of your use of this Website, you warrant that (i) all information supplied by you on this Website is true, accurate, current and complete, (ii) if you have a LittleGrounds’ account, you will safeguard your account information and will supervise and be completely responsible for any use of your account by anyone other than you and (iii) you are 18 years old of age or older in order to register for an account and contribute to our Website. Social Patch does not knowingly collect the information of anyone under the age of 18.
We retain the right at our sole discretion to deny access to anyone to the Website and the services we offer, at any time and for any reason, including, but not limited to, for violation of theConditions. By using our Website and services, including any Social Patch’s products or services that facilitate the sharing of content from third party sites, you understand that you are solely responsible for any information that you share with us.
We make no representations as to accuracy, completeness, correctness, suitability, or validity of any information on the Website and will not be liable for any errors, omissions, or delays in this information or any losses or damages arising from its display or use. All information is provided on an as-is basis. It is the user’s responsibility to verify the facts.
The views and opinions expressed in the Website are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official policy, position or opinion of Social Patch. Assumptions made in the analysis are not reflective of the position of any entity other than the author.
Comments on the Website are the sole responsibility of their writers and the writers shall take full responsibility and liability for any libel or litigation that result from a written comment or as a direct result of a written comment. We reserve the right to delete any comment for any reason whatsoever and without notifying the author.
The content and information on the Website (including, but not limited to, messages, data, information, text, music, sound, photos, graphics, video, maps, icons, software, code or other material), as well as the infrastructure used to provide such content and information, is proprietary to us. You agree not to otherwise modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell or re-sell any information, software, products, or services obtained from or through the Website. Additionally, you agree not to:
- (i) use this Website or its contents for any commercial purpose
- (ii) access, monitor or copy any content or information of the Website using any robot, spider, scraper or other automated means or any manual process for any purpose without our express written permission;
- (iii) violate the restrictions in any robot exclusion headers on the Website or bypass or circumvent other measures employed to prevent or limit access to the Website;
- (iv) take any action that imposes, or may impose, in our discretion, an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure;
- (v) deep-link to any portion of the Website for any purpose without our express written permission; or
- (vi) “frame”, “mirror” or otherwise incorporate any part of the Website into any other website without our prior written authorization.
- (vii) attempt to modify, translate, adapt, edit, decompile, disassemble, or reverse engineer any software programs used by Social Patch in connection with the Website or the services.
REVIEWS, COMMENTS AND USE OF OTHER INTERACTIVE AREAS
We appreciate hearing from you. Please be aware that by submitting content to the Website by email, via any Social Patch synchronization product, postings on the Website or otherwise, including any content that is transmitted to your Social Patch’s account by virtue of any Social Patch product or service, categories, listings, reviews, questions, photographs or videos, comments, suggestions, ideas, statistics or the like contained in any submissions (collectively, “Submissions”), you grant Social Patch and its affiliates a nonexclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, transferable, irrevocable and fully sub-licensable right to (a) use, reproduce, modify, adapt, translate, distribute, publish, create derivative works from and publicly display and perform such Submissions throughout the world in any media, now known or hereafter devised, for any purpose; and (b) use the name that you submit in connection with such Submission. You acknowledge that Social Patch may choose to provide attribution of your comments or reviews at our discretion. You further grant Social Patch the right to pursue at law any person or entity that violates your or Social Patch’s rights in the Submissions by a breach of theConditions. You authorize Social Patch to make copies of Submissions as it deems necessary in order to facilitate your use of its Website and available products. You acknowledge and agree that Submissions are non-confidential and non-proprietary.
This Website may contain discussion forums, bulletin boards, review services or other forums in which you or third parties may post reviews of experiencesor other content, messages, materials or other items on this Website (“Interactive Areas”). If Social Patch provides such Interactive Areas, you are solely responsible for your use of such Interactive Areas and use them at your own risk. By using any Interactive Area, you expressly agree not to post, upload to, transmit, distribute, store, create or otherwise publish through the Website any of the following:
- Any message, data, information, text, music, sound, photos, graphics, code or any other material (“Content”) that is unlawful, libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, indecent, lewd, suggestive, harassing, threatening, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, abusive, inflammatory, fraudulent or otherwise objectionable;
- Content that would constitute, encourage or provide instructions for a criminal offense, violate the rights of any party, or that would otherwise create liability or violate any local and international law;
- Content that may infringe any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other intellectual or proprietary right of any party;
- Content that impersonates any person or entity or otherwise misrepresents your affiliation with a person or entity, including Social Patch ;
- Unsolicited promotions, political campaigning, advertising, contests, raffles, or solicitations;
- Private information of any third party, including, without limitation, surname (family name) addresses, phone numbers, email addresses,
- Viruses, corrupted data or other harmful, disruptive or destructive files;
- Content that is unrelated to the topic of the Interactive Area(s) in which such Content is posted; or
- Content or links to content that, in the sole judgment of Social Patch , (a) violates the previous subsections herein, (b) is objectionable, (c) which restricts or inhibits any other person from using or enjoying the Interactive Areas or this Website, or (d) which may expose Social Patch or its affiliates or its users to any harm or liability of any type.
Social Patch takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for any Content posted, stored, transmitted or uploaded by you or any third party, or for any loss or damage thereto, nor is Social Patch liable for any mistakes, defamation, slander, libel, omissions, falsehoods, obscenity, pornography or profanity you may encounter. As a provider of interactive services, Social Patch is not liable for any statements, representations or Content provided by its users in any public forum, personal home page or other Interactive Area. Although Social Patch has no obligation to screen, edit or monitor any of the Content posted to or distributed through any Interactive Area or on the Website, Social Patch reserves the right, and has absolute discretion, to remove, screen, translate or edit without notice any Content posted or stored on the Website at any time and for any reason, or to have such actions performed by third parties on its behalf, and you are solely responsible for creating backup copies of and replacing any Content you provide to us or store on the Website at your sole cost and expense.
If it is determined that you retain moral rights (including rights of attribution or integrity) in the Content, you hereby declare that (a) you do not require that any personally identifying information be used in connection with the Content, or any derivative works of or upgrades or updates thereto; (b) you have no objection to the publication, use, modification, deletion and exploitation of the Content by Social Patch or its licensees, successors and assigns; (c) you forever waive and agree not to claim or assert any entitlement to any and all moral rights of an author in any of the Content; and (d) you forever release Social Patch , and its licensees, successors and assigns, from any claims that you could otherwise assert against Social Patch by virtue of any such moral rights.
Any use of the Interactive Areas or other portions of the Website in violation of the foregoing violates the terms of the Conditions and may result in, among other things, termination or suspension of your rights to use the Interactive Areas and/or the Website.
PLEASE READ THIS SECTION CAREFULLY. THIS SECTION LIMITS SOCIAL PATCH’S LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ISSUES THAT MAY ARISE IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE. IF YOU DO NOT UNDERSTAND THE TERMS IN THIS SECTION OR ELSEWHERE IN THE CONDITIONS, PLEASE CONSULT A LAWYER FOR CLARIFICATION BEFORE ACCESSING OR USING THE WEBSITE.
THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES PUBLISHED ON THE WEBSITE MAY INCLUDE INACCURACIES OR ERRORS.SOCIAL PATCH , AND CORPORATE AFFILIATES DO NOT GUARANTEE THE ACCURACY OF, AND DISCLAIM ALL LIABILITY FOR, ANY ERRORS OR OTHER INACCURACIES RELATING TO THE INFORMATION AND DESCRIPTION OF ITS LISTINGS (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION,PHOTOGRAPHS, LIST OF CATEGORIES AMENITIES, GENERAL PRODUCT/SERVICES DESCRIPTIONS,EVENTS,STATISTICS, REVIEWS AND RATINGS, ETC.). IN ADDITION, SOCIAL PATCH EXPRESSLY RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CORRECT ANY ERRORS ON OUR WEBSITE
SOCIAL PATCH MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY OF THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES CONTAINED ON THIS WEBSITE FOR ANY PURPOSE, AND THE INCLUSION OR OFFERING OF ANY PRODUCTS OR SERVICES ON THE WEBSITE DOES NOT CONSTITUTE ANY ENDORSEMENT OR RECOMMENDATION OF SUCH PRODUCTS OR SERVICES BY SOCIAL PATCH. ALL SUCH INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. SOCIAL PATCH COMPANY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS THAT THE WEBSITE, ITS SERVERS OR ANY EMAIL SENT FROM SOCIAL PATCH, ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. SOCIAL PATCH HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THIS INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, AND NONINFRINGEMENT.
IN NO EVENT SHALL SOCIAL PATCH (OR THEIR OFFICERS, DIRECTORS AND AFFILIATES) BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF, OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH, YOUR ACCESS TO, DISPLAY OF OR USE OF THE WEBSITE OR WITH THE DELAY OR INABILITY TO ACCESS, DISPLAY OR USE THE WEBSITE (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, YOUR RELIANCE UPON REVIEWS AND OPINIONS APPEARING ON THE WEBSITE; ANY COMPUTER VIRUSES, INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, LINKED SITES, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES OBTAINED THROUGH THIS WEBSITE (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY SOCIAL PATCH’S SYNCRONIZATION PRODUCT); OR OTHERWISE ARISING OUT OF THE ACCESS TO, DISPLAY OF OR USE OF THE WEBSITE) WHETHER BASED ON A THEORY OF NEGLIGENCE, CONTRACT, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE, AND EVEN IF SOCIAL PATCH HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
The limitation of liability reflects the allocation of risk between the parties. The limitations specified in this section will survive and apply even if any limited remedy specified in these terms is found to have failed of its essential purpose. The limitations of liability provided in these terms inure to the benefit of Social Patch.
You agree to defend and indemnify Social Patch and its affiliates and any of their officers, directors, employees and agents from and against any claims, causes of action, demands, recoveries, losses, damages, fines, penalties or other costs or expenses of any kind or nature including but not limited to reasonable legal and accounting fees, brought by third parties as a result of:
- (i) your breach of the Conditions or the documents referenced herein;
- (ii) your violation of any law or the rights of a third party; or
- (iii) your use of the Website or our services.
LINKS TO THIRD-PARTY SITES
The Website may contain hyperlinks to websites operated by parties other than Social Patch. Such hyperlinks are provided for your reference only. We do not control such websites and are not responsible for their contents or the privacy or other practices of such websites. Further, it is up to you to take precautions to ensure that whatever links you select or software you download (whether from the Website or other websites) is free of such items as viruses, worms, trojan horses, defects and other items of a destructive nature. Our inclusion of hyperlinks to such websites does not imply any endorsement of the material on such websites or any association with their operators. In some cases you may be asked by a third party site to link your profile on Social Patch to a profile on another third party site. Choosing to do so is purely optional, and the decision to allow this information to be linked can be disabled (with the third party site) at any time.
SOFTWARE AVAILABLE ON THIS WEBSITE
Unless otherwise specified, the materials on the websites are presented solely to provide information regarding and to promote Social Patch services, websites, partners and other products available in Lebanon, its territories, possessions and protectorates. Social Patch websites are controlled and operated by Social Patch from its offices in Beirut, Lebanon. Social Patch makes no representation that materials on the LittleGrounds’ websites are appropriate or available for use outside of Lebanon. Those who choose to access the LittleGrounds’ website from outside of LEBANON do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent that local laws are applicable. Any software that is made available to download from LittleGrounds’ websites (“Software”) is the copyrighted work of Social Patch orits affiliates, or other third party software as identified. Your use of such Software is governed by the terms of the end user license agreement, if any, which accompanies, or is included with, the Software (“License Agreement”). You may not install or use any Software that is accompanied by or includes a License Agreement unless you first agree to the License Agreement terms. For any Software made available for download on the Website not accompanied by a License Agreement, we hereby grant to you, the user, a limited, personal, nontransferable license to use the Software for viewing and otherwise using the Website in accordance with these terms and conditions and for no other purpose.
Please note that all Software, including, without limitation, all HTML, and Java code and controls contained on the Website, is owned by Social Patch and/or its affiliates, and is protected by copyright laws and international treaty provisions. Any reproduction or redistribution of the Software is expressly prohibited, and may result in severe civil and criminal penalties. Violators will be prosecuted to the maximum extent possible.
WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, COPYING OR REPRODUCTION OF THE SOFTWARE TO ANY OTHER SERVER OR LOCATION FOR FURTHER REPRODUCTION OR REDISTRIBUTION IS EXPRESSLY PROHIBITED. THE SOFTWARE IS WARRANTED, IF AT ALL, ONLY ACCORDING TO THE TERMS OF THE LICENSE AGREEMENT.
COPYRIGHT AND TRADEMARK NOTICES
All contents of the Website are: ®2018 Little Grounds. All rights reserved. Social Patch is not responsible for content on websites operated by parties other than Social Patch. LITTLEGROUNDS, the logo, the ratings bubbles and all other product or service names or slogans displayed on the Website are registered and/or common law trademarks of Social Patch and/or its suppliers or licensors, and may not be copied, imitated or used, in whole or in part, without the prior written permission of Social Patch or the applicable trademark holder. In addition, the look and feel of the Website, including all page headers, custom graphics, button icons and scripts, is the service mark, trademark and/or trade dress of Social Patch and may not be copied, imitated or used, in whole or in part, without the prior written permission of Social Patch . All other trademarks, registered trademarks, product names and company names or logos mentioned in the Website are the property of their respective owners. Reference to any products, services, processes or other information, by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, supplier or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation thereof by Social Patch .
If you are aware of an infringement of either your brand or our brand, please let us know by e-mailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
JURISDICTION AND GOVERNING LAW
The Website is operated by Social Patch, which is a Lebanese company. You hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of courts in Lebanon and stipulate to the fairness and convenience of proceedings in such courts for all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of the Website. You agree that all claims you may have against Social Patch arising from or relating to the Website must be heard and resolved in a court of competent subject matter jurisdiction. Use of the Website is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these terms and conditions, including, without limitation, this paragraph.
You agree that no joint venture, agency, partnership, or employment relationship exists between you and Social Patch and/or affiliates as a result of the Conditions or use of the Website.
Our performance of the Conditions is subject to existing laws and legal process, and nothing contained in the Conditions limits our right to comply with law enforcement or other governmental or legal requests or requirements relating to your use of the Website or information provided to or gathered by us with respect to such use. To the extent allowed by applicable law, you agree that you will bring any claim or cause of action arising from or relating to your access or use of the Website within two (2) years from the date on which such claim or action arose or accrued or such claim or cause of action will be irrevocably waived.
If any part of the Conditions is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set forth above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remaining provisions in the Conditions shall continue in effect.
The Conditions (and any other terms and conditions referenced herein) constitutes the entire agreement between you and Social Patch with respect to the Website and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral, or written, between the customer and Social Patch with respect to the Website. A printed version of the Conditions and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to the Conditions to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form.
Fictitious names of companies, products, people, characters, and/or data mentioned on the Website are not intended to represent any real individual, company, product, or event.
Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.