Terms and Conditions
Updated: May 16, 2021
In this Agreement, “you” and “Partner” refer to the business or individual using the YouDriveHQ Website. In this Agreement and for Partners located within the European Economic Area, “we” and “YouDriveHQ” refer to YouDrive HQ Limited., a company incorporated under the Registrar of Companies of England and Wales with registered office address in 70 Paddock Road, Basingstoke, Hampsire, RG22 6QR, United Kingdom.
For Partners located outside of the European Economic Area, “we” and “YouDriveHQ” refers to YouDrive HQ Limited., a company incorporated under the Registrar of Companies of England and Wales with registered office address in 70 Paddock Road, Basingstoke, Hampsire, RG22 6QR, United Kingdom
1. Description of the YouDriveHQ Website
The YouDriveHQ Website provides a calendar management application for the driving tuition industry. The YouDriveHQ Website allows Partners to place, accept, conclude, keep records of, and manage products and services provided to their customers (“Consumers”). The YouDriveHQ Website also provides features such as client record management, sales reports, and online bookings.
2. Availability of The YouDriveHQ Website
You acknowledge that there may be interruptions in the delivery of the YouDriveHQ Website that are beyond our control. While we use reasonable efforts to keep the YouDriveHQ Website accessible, the YouDriveHQ Website may be unavailable from time to time for any reason including, but not limited to, routine maintenance. You understand and acknowledge that due to circumstances both within and outside of our control, access to the YouDriveHQ Website may be interrupted, suspended or terminated.
YouDriveHQ retains the right at our sole discretion to deny access to the YouDriveHQ Website to any Partner or Consumer at any time and for any reason. YouDriveHQ is not required to disclose the reason for the denial of access to the YouDriveHQ Website to any of the previously mentioned parties.
3. Operation of The YouDriveHQ Website
We reserve complete and sole discretion with respect to the operation of the YouDriveHQ Website. We may, among other things:
b) withdraw, suspend or discontinue any functionality or feature of the YouDriveHQ Website; and
c) review uploaded files, forums, chats and user submissions and authorize restrictions on access thereto.
5. YouDriveHQ Code of Conduct
Submitting any inaccurate information, committing fraud or falsifying information in connection with your account on the YouDriveHQ Website;
Attempting to, or actually accessing data not intended for you, such as logging into a server or an account which you are not authorized to access;
Attempting to scan, or test the security or configuration of the YouDriveHQ Website or to breach security or authentication measures without proper authorization;
Tampering or interfering with the proper functioning of any part, page or area of the YouDriveHQ Website;
Attempting to interfere with service to any user in any manner, including, but not limited to, any means of submitting a virus to the YouDriveHQ Website, or attempts at overloading, “flooding”, “spamming”, “mail bombing” or “crashing” the YouDriveHQ Website;
Disseminating or transmitting material that, to a reasonable person, may be considered abusive, obscene, pornographic, defamatory, harassing, grossly offensive, vulgar, threatening or malicious;
Disseminating, storing or transmitting files, graphics, software or other material that actually or potentially infringes the copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret or other intellectual property right of any third party;
Using the YouDriveHQ Website or any of its contents to advertise or solicit, for any other commercial, political or religious purpose, or to compete, directly or indirectly with the YouDriveHQ Website;
Reselling or repurposing your access to the YouDriveHQ Website;
Using the YouDriveHQ Website or any of its resources to solicit Consumers, Partners, or other business partners of YouDriveHQ to become users or partners of other online or offline services directly or indirectly competitive or potentially competitive with YouDriveHQ;
Accessing, monitoring or copying any content or information from YouDriveHQ Website using any robot, spider, scraper or other automated means or any manual process for any purpose without our express written permission;
Violating the restrictions in any robot exclusion headers or bypassing or circumventing other measures employed to prevent or limit access to the YouDriveHQ Website;
Taking any action that places excessive demand on the YouDriveHQ Website, or imposes, or may impose an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our servers or other portion of our infrastructure (as determined in our sole discretion);
Aggregating any live or post-feature content or other information from YouDriveHQ Website with material from other sources or on a secondary website or medium without our express written permission;
Acting illegally or maliciously against the business interests or reputation of the YouDriveHQ Website;
Hyperlinking to the YouDriveHQ Website from any other website without our initial and ongoing consent; or
6. YouDriveHQ Account
6.1 Creating a YouDriveHQ Account
Once you create an account for the YouDriveHQ Website, you may only create and hold one (1) account that you are solely responsible for managing. Your account is non-transferrable and may not be sold, combined or otherwise shared with any other Partner or Consumer. If you violate any of these limitations, we may terminate your account. If we terminate your account, you may not re-enroll or join under a new account unless if we formally invite you to do so. If you commit fraud or falsify information in connection with your use of the YouDriveHQ Website or in connection with your account on the YouDriveHQ Website, your account will be terminated immediately and we reserve the right to hold you liable for any and all damages caused by your conduct, to pursue legal action through relevant local and national law enforcement authorities and to notify your Internet Service Provider of any fraudulent activity we associate with you or your use of the YouDriveHQ Website.
6.2 Account Communications
By creating a YouDriveHQ account, you expressly consent and agree to accept and receive communications from us, including but not limited to, via e-mail, calls, and push notifications to the cellular telephone number and/or email address you provided us with. Additionally, by consenting to being contacted by YouDriveHQ, you understand and agree that you may receive notifications sent by YouDriveHQ, including but not limited to: communications concerning your YouDriveHQ account or updates concerning new and existing features, and news concerning YouDriveHQ and industry developments.
By creating a YouDriveHQ account, you expressly consent and agree to give YouDriveHQ permission to send communications on your behalf to Consumers, including via e-mail, text message, calls, and push notifications to the cellular telephone number and/or email address of those Consumers. These setting can be configured and/or disabled by you on the YouDriveHQ Website. By consenting to providing YouDriveHQ with the permission to contact Consumers on your behalf, you understand and agree that your Consumers may receive automated SMS or MMS messages or communications generated by automatic telephone dialing systems and/or communications containing prerecorded messages. IF YOU WISH TO OPT-OUT OF EMAIL, TEXT, OR OTHER COMMUNICATIONS, PLEASE CONTACT US DIRECTLY AT [email protected]. However, you acknowledge that opting out of receiving communications from YouDriveHQ may lead to missed notifications and/or updates, and generally impact your use of the YouDriveHQ Website as a Partner.
7. Intellectual Property
a) Everything located on or in the YouDriveHQ Website is the exclusive property of YouDriveHQ or is being used with permission. Any copying, distributing, transmitting, posting, linking, deep linking, or otherwise modifying of the YouDriveHQ Website without the express written permission of YouDriveHQ is prohibited. Any violation of this requirement may result in a copyright, trademark or other intellectual property right infringement that may subject you to civil and/or criminal penalties.
b) The YouDriveHQ Website contains copyrighted material, trademarks and other proprietary information, including, but not limited to, text, software, photos, video, graphics, music and sound, and the entire contents of the YouDriveHQ Website are protected by copyright as a collective work under the copyright laws. YouDriveHQ owns a copyright in the selection, coordination, arrangement and enhancement of such content, as well as in the content original to it. You may not modify, publish, transmit, participate in the transfer or sale, create derivative works, or in any way exploit any of the content, in whole or in part. You may download, print, and/or save copyrighted material for your personal use only. Except as otherwise expressly stated under copyright law, no copying, redistribution, retransmission, publication or commercial exploitation of downloaded material without the express written permission of YouDriveHQ or the copyright owner is permitted. If copying, redistribution or publication of copyrighted material is permitted, you will make independent attribution and/or agree to make no changes in or deletion of any author attribution, trademark legend or copyright notice. You acknowledge that you do not acquire any ownership rights by downloading copyrighted material from the YouDriveHQ Website.
c) “YouDriveHQ” is a trademark owned by YouDriveHQ. This trademark, together with other trademarks that are located within or on the YouDriveHQ Website otherwise owned or operated in conjunction with YouDriveHQ shall not be deemed to be in the public domain but rather the exclusive property of YouDriveHQ, unless such mark is under license from the trademark owner thereof, in which case such license is for the exclusive benefit and use of YouDriveHQ unless otherwise stated.
d) You will not upload, post or otherwise make available on the YouDriveHQ Website any material protected by copyright, trademark or other proprietary right without the express permission of the owner of the copyright, trademark or other proprietary right. YouDriveHQ does not have any express burden or responsibility to provide you with indications, markings or anything else that may aid you in determining whether the material in question is copyrighted or trademarked. You will be solely liable for any damage resulting from any infringement of copyrights, trademarks, proprietary rights or any other harm resulting from such a submission. By submitting material to any public area of the YouDriveHQ Website you warrant that the owner of such material has expressly granted YouDriveHQ the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate and distribute such material (in whole or in part) worldwide and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media or technology now known or hereafter developed for the full term of any copyright that may exist in such material. You also permit any other Consumer to access, view, store or reproduce such material from any public area of the YouDriveHQ Website for that Consumer’s personal use. You also grant YouDriveHQ the right to edit, copy, publish and distribute any material that you make available on the YouDriveHQ Website.
7.2 Copyright Policy
YouDriveHQ reserves the right to terminate its agreement with you or any other Partner or Consumer who infringes third-party copyrights. If you believe that any material has been posted via YouDriveHQ Website in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, you shall provide YouDriveHQ with the following information: (a) an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyrighted work; (b) an identification of the copyrighted work and the location on the YouDriveHQ Website of the allegedly infringing work; (c) a written statement that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the owner, its agent, or the law; (d) your name and contact information, including telephone number and e-mail address; and (e) a statement by you that the above information in your notice is accurate and, under penalty of perjury, that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf. (e) Contact information for notice of claims of copyright infringement is [email protected]. IF YOU KNOWINGLY MISREPRESENT THAT ONLINE MATERIAL IS INFRINGING, YOU MAY BE SUBJECT TO CRIMINAL PROSECUTION FOR PERJURY AND CIVIL PENALTIES, INCLUDING MONETARY DAMAGES, COURT COSTS, AND ATTORNEYS’ FEES.
Please note that this procedure is exclusively for notifying YouDriveHQ and its affiliates that your copyrighted material has been infringed. The preceding requirements are intended to comply with YouDriveHQ’s rights and obligations, but do not constitute legal advice. It may be advisable to contact an attorney regarding your rights and obligations.
YouDriveHQ has adopted a policy of terminating, in appropriate circumstances, Partners or Consumers who are deemed to be repeat infringers. YouDriveHQ may also at its sole discretion limit access to the YouDriveHQ Website and/or terminate the accounts of any Partners or Consumers who infringe any intellectual property rights of others, whether or not there is any repeat infringement.
8. Disclaimer of Warranty
You expressly agree that the use of the YouDriveHQ Website is at your own risk. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, THE YouDriveHQ WEBSITE IS PROVIDED WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON- INFRINGEMENT. Without limiting the foregoing, neither YouDriveHQ, its subsidiaries, affiliates or any of their respective staff members, agents, partners, third-party content providers or licensors, or any of their officers, directors, staff members or agents, warrant that use of the YouDriveHQ Website will be uninterrupted or error free; nor do they make any warranty as to (a) the results that may be obtained from use of the YouDriveHQ Website, or (b) the accuracy, reliability or content of any information provided on the YouDriveHQ Website. The YouDriveHQ Website is made accessible on an “as is” and “as available” basis. YouDriveHQ hereby disclaims any representations, warranties and conditions, whether express or implied, including those to title non-infringement, merchantability, and fitness for a particular purpose.
SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. THIS AGREEMENT GIVES YOU SPECIFIC LEGAL RIGHTS, AND YOU MAY ALSO HAVE OTHER RIGHTS WHICH VARY FROM STATE TO STATE. THE DISCLAIMERS AND EXCLUSIONS UNDER THIS AGREEMENT WILL NOT APPLY TO THE EXTENT PROHIBITED BY APPLICABLE LAW. YouDriveHQ DOES NOT WARRANT, ENDORSE, GUARANTEE, OR ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY PRODUCT OR SERVICE ADVERTISED OR OFFERED BY A THIRD PARTY THROUGH THE YouDriveHQ WEBSITE OR ANY HYPERLINKED WEBSITE OR SERVICE, AND YouDriveHQ WILL NOT BE A PARTY TO OR IN ANY WAY MONITOR ANY TRANSACTION BETWEEN YOU AND THIRD-PARTY PROVIDERS OF PRODUCTS OR SERVICES.
8.2 No Implicit Warranties
The information presented or contained in the YouDriveHQ Website is presented for informational purposes only. No information, whether oral or written, obtained by a Consumer from a Partner, a Partner from a Consumer, or from the YouDriveHQ Website will create any warranty not expressly stated in this agreement.
9. Partner and Consumer Communication
YouDriveHQ in some instances allows Partners and Consumers to use the YouDriveHQ Website to express opinions and communicate with other Partners or Consumers through forums, bulletin boards, discussion groups, chat rooms, reviews, or other communication facilities that may be offered on or through the YouDriveHQ Website from time to time (collectively “Communities”). YouDriveHQ shall have the right, but not the obligation, to monitor the content within the Communities at any time, for any reason, including to determine compliance with this Agreement and any operating rules established by YouDriveHQ, as well as to satisfy any applicable law, regulation or authorized government request. Without limiting the foregoing, YouDriveHQ shall have the right, but not the obligation, to remove any material from the Communities that YouDriveHQ, in its sole discretion, finds to be in violation of this Agreement or otherwise objectionable. Any opinions, advice, ratings, discussions, comments, and/or other messages or postings of any kind made by you to the Communities (collectively, “Statements”), are those of the respective author(s) or distributor(s) and not of YouDriveHQ.
10. Websites of Others
11. Public Nature of Your Statements
You may choose to or we may invite you to submit comments or ideas about the YouDriveHQ Website, including but not limited to, how to improve the YouDriveHQ Website or other products (“Idea(s)”). By submitting any Idea, you agree that your disclosure is gratuitous, unsolicited and without restriction and will not place YouDriveHQ under any fiduciary or other obligation to you, and that we are free to use or publish the Idea without any compensation to you, and/or to disclose the Idea on a non-confidential basis or otherwise to anyone. You further acknowledge that, by reviewing or accepting your submission, YouDriveHQ does not waive any rights to use similar or related ideas previously known to YouDriveHQ, or developed by its staff members, or obtained from sources other than you.
13. License for Statements
By posting Statements or other information on or through the Communities or in connection with the YouDriveHQ Website, you grant YouDriveHQ a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, modify, publish, edit, translate, distribute, perform, and display the Statements alone or as part of other works in any form, media, or technology whether now known or hereafter developed without territorial or time limitations, and to sublicense such rights through multiple tiers of sublicensees. Your license of any Statements or information submitted above extends to use for promotions, advertising, market research or any other lawful purpose, without limitation.
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless YouDriveHQ and its subsidiaries, agents, licensors, managers, and other affiliated companies, and their staff members, contractors, agents, officers and directors, from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debt, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney’s fees) arising out of or related to:
(i) Your use of and access to the YouDriveHQ Website, including any data or content transmitted or received by you;
(ii) Your violation of any term of this Agreement, including without limitation your breach of any of the representations and warranties above, or representation or warranty;
(iii) Your violation of any third-party right, including without limitation any right of privacy or Intellectual Property Rights;
(iv) Your violation of any applicable law, rule or regulation;
(v) User content or any other information or content that is submitted via Your account including, but not limited to, false or inaccurate information;
(vi) negligent or willful misconduct; or
(vii) any other party’s access and use of the YouDriveHQ Website with Your unique username, password or other appropriate security code.
16. Choice of Law
17. Additional Disclosures
No waiver by either you or YouDriveHQ of any breach or default or failure to exercise any right allowed under this Agreement is a waiver of any preceding or subsequent breach or default or a waiver or forfeiture of any similar or future rights under our Agreement. The section headings used herein are for convenience only and shall be of no legal force or effect.
b) Severability. If any provision of this Agreement is found to be unenforceable or invalid, that provision will be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary so that this Agreement shall otherwise remain in full force and effect and enforceable.
e) Independent Contractors. No agency, partnership, joint venture, or employment is created as a result of this Agreement and you do not have any authority of any kind to bind YouDriveHQ in any respect whatsoever.