HERO Keyboard Terms of Service

Welcome to HERO Keyboard, operated by Corey Stone LLC located in Lawrence, Kansas. By using the website located at herokeyboard.com, the related mobile website, and the mobile application (collectively, the “Websites”), you agree to be bound by these Terms of Service (this “Terms of Service” or “Agreement”), whether or not you subscribe or use the free trial of HERO Keyboard. If you wish to subscribe and/or make use of the HERO Keyboard service (the “Service”), please read this Agreement. If you object to anything in this Agreement or the HERO Keyboard Privacy Policy, do not use the Service.

This Agreement is subject to change by HERO Keyboard at any time, effective upon posting on the relevant website. Your continued use of the Websites and the Service following HERO Keyboard posting of revised terms of any section of the Agreement will constitute your express and binding acceptance of and consent to the revised Agreement.

PLEASE READ THIS AGREEMENT CAREFULLY AS IT CONTAINS IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS, REMEDIES AND OBLIGATIONS, INCLUDING VARIOUS LIMITATIONS AND EXCLUSIONS, AND A DISPUTE RESOLUTION CLAUSE THAT GOVERNS HOW DISPUTES WILL BE RESOLVED.

Electronic Agreement. This Agreement is an electronic contract that sets out the legally binding terms of your use of the Websites and the Service. This Agreement may be modified by HERO Keyboard from time to time, such modifications to be effective upon posting by HERO Keyboard on the Websites. By accessing and/or using the Websites or app, you accept this Agreement and agree to the terms, conditions and notices contained or referenced herein.

1. Access and Retention. In order to access and retain this electronic Agreement, you must have access to the Internet, either directly or through devices that access web-based content, and pay any service fees associated with such access. In addition, you must use all equipment necessary to make such connection to the World Wide Web, including a computer and modem or other access device. Please print a copy of this document for your records. To retain an electronic copy of this Agreement, you may save it into any word processing program.

2. Commercial Use of Service. If you are using the Service and/or accessing the Websites on behalf of a company, entity, or organization (collectively, a “Subscribing Entity”), you represent and warrant that:

a. You are an authorized representative of the Subscribing Entity, and that you have the authority to bind the Subscribing Entity to this Terms of Service;

b. You have read and understand this Terms of Service; and

c. You agree to this Terms of Service on behalf of the Subscribing Entity.

3. Subscription, Renewal, and Cancelation. Subscribing to HERO Keyboard enables you to use the full Emoji, Dialpad, and Symbol views, plus access to all themes with a new theme added every month. The subscription costs $0.99 per month, and automatically renews unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24-hours before the end of the current period. Payments will be charged to your iTunes Account at confirmation of the initial purchase, then charged $0.99 for renewal within 24 hours prior to the end of the current period. After purchasing, you can manage your subscription and turn off auto-renewal by going to “Settings > iTunes & App Store > [tap your Apple ID] > View Apple ID > Subscriptions.”

4. Term. This Agreement will remain in full force and effect while you use the Websites and/or Service. If you have not subscribed to the full version, you can simply uninstall the app to stop using it. If you subscribed, you may cancel your $0.99-per-month auto-renewing monthly subscription at any time in your iTunes “Account Settings > Subscriptions.” Even after your membership or subscription is terminated, this Agreement will remain in effect. All terms that by their nature may survive termination of this Agreement shall be deemed to survive such termination.

5. Modifications to Service. HERO Keyboard reserves the right at any time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Service (or any part thereof) with or without notice. You agree that HERO Keyboard shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Service.

6. Content.

a. Proprietary Rights. HERO Keyboard retains all proprietary rights in the Websites and the Service. The Websites contains the copyrighted material, trademarks, and other proprietary information of HERO Keyboard, and its licensors. Except where we have given you express written permission, you may not copy, modify, publish, transmit, distribute, perform, display, or sell any such proprietary information. All content on HERO Keyboard is proprietary. Except where otherwise specified in this Agreement, all Content is copyrighted material of HERO Keyboard and for HERO Keyboard’s Members' use only. Distribution of Content to others is strictly prohibited. You agree that HERO Keyboard would be irreparably harmed by any violation or threatened violation of this section and that, therefore, HERO Keyboard shall be entitled to an injunction prohibiting you from any violation or threatened violation of this section, without posting bond, in addition to any other right or remedy it may have.

We may provide links to third party websites, and some of the content appearing on HERO Keyboard may be supplied by third parties. HERO Keyboard has no responsibility for these third party websites nor for their content, which is subject to and governed by the Terms of Service and/or privacy policies, if any, of the applicable third party content providers.

7. Restrictions on Use of Materials. You acknowledge that HERO Keyboard contains images, text, and other content (collectively, "Intellectual Property") that is protected by copyrights, patents, trademarks, trade secrets and/or other proprietary rights, and that these rights are valid and protected in all forms, media and technologies existing now or hereafter developed. All Intellectual Property is copyrighted under the United States copyright laws (and, if applicable, similar foreign laws), and HERO Keyboard owns a copyright in the selection, coordination, arrangement and enhancement of such Intellectual Property. All trademarks appearing on this Websites are trademarks of their respective owners. You may not modify, publish, transmit, distribute, perform, participate in the transfer or sale, create derivative works of, or in any way exploit, any of the Intellectual Property, in whole or in part. When Intellectual Property is downloaded to your computer, you do not obtain any ownership interest in such Intellectual Property. Modification of the Intellectual Property or use of the Intellectual Property for any other purpose, including, but not limited to, use of any Intellectual Property in printed form or on any other website or networked computer environment is strictly prohibited unless you receive our prior written consent.

8. Copyright Policy. HERO Keyboard prohibits the submission or posting of any information that infringes or violates the copyright rights and/or other intellectual property rights (including rights of privacy and publicity) of any person or entity.

Pursuant to Title 17, United States Code, Section 512(c)(2) or for any other claim of copyright infringement, you hereby agree that notifications of claimed copyright infringement be sent by certified mail to:

1370 Stonecreek Dr.
Lawrence, KS 66049

If you believe that your intellectual property right (or such a right that you are responsible for enforcing) is infringed by any content on the Site, please write to HERO Keyboard at the address shown above, giving a written statement that contains:

a. identification of the copyrighted work and/or intellectual property right claimed to have been infringed;

b. identification of the allegedly infringing material on the Site that is requested to be removed;

c. your name, address, and daytime telephone number, and an e-mail address if available;

d. a statement that you have a good faith belief that the use of the copyrighted work and/or exercise of the intellectual property right is not authorized by the owner, its agent, or the law;

e. a statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and, under penalty of perjury, that the signatory is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the right that is allegedly infringed; and

f. the signature of the intellectual property right owner or someone authorized on the owner's behalf to assert infringement of the right.

HERO Keyboard will process any notice of alleged infringement which it receives and will take appropriate action as required by the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) 17 U.S.C. 512(c)(3) or other applicable copyright law. U.S. law provides significant penalties for submitting such a statement falsely. Under appropriate circumstances, persons who repeatedly submit infringing or unlawful material will be prohibited from posting further submissions.

9. Limitation of Liability. In no event shall HERO Keyboard be liable for any damages whatsoever, whether direct, indirect, general, special, compensatory, consequential, and/or incidental, arising out of or relating to the Websites or Service, or use thereof. Nothing contained in this Websites or in any written or oral communications from HERO Keyboard or its employees or agents shall be construed to make any promise, covenant, or guaranty, all of which are explicitly disclaimed hereby, contrary to the statements and disclaimers contained in this paragraph.

The content and functionality on the Websites and the services provided by employees of the Websites are offered "as is" without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including, without limitation, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement. HERO Keyboard makes no warranties, express or implied, as to the ownership, accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the Websites’ content or that the functionality of the Websites will be uninterrupted or error-free or free from virus or third party attack. You hereby acknowledge that your use of the Websites and the Service is at your sole risk. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL HERO Keyboard, ITS OFFICERS, OWNERS, EMPLOYEES OR AGENTS AND THEIR RESPECTIVE HEIRS, SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES, INCLUDING DIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES THAT DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY RESULT FROM USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE WEBSITES OR SERVICE OR THE INFORMATION CONTAINED THEREIN, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION FOR VIRUSES ALLEGED TO HAVE BEEN OBTAINED FROM THE WEBSITES, EVEN IF HERO Keyboard HAS BEEN NOTIFIED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES OR LOSSES AND REGARDLESS OF THE THEORY OF LIABILITY.

TO THE GREATEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, YOU AGREE THAT IN NO EVENT WILL HERO Keyboard HAVE ANY LIABILITY, CONTINGENT OR OTHERWISE, FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES IN ANY WAY ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THE AGREEMENT, WEBSITES OR THE SERVICE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO LOST PROFITS; LOST DATA; LOSS OF GOODWILL; COPYRIGHT, TRADEMARK, OR OTHER INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY INFRINGEMENT; WORK STOPPAGE; EQUIPMENT FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION; ILLEGAL, IMMORAL OR FRAUDULENT ACTIVITY; PERSONAL INJURY; PROPERTY DAMAGE; OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES OR LOSSES, EVEN IF HERO Keyboard HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY THEREOF, AND REGARDLESS OF THE LEGAL OR EQUITABLE THEORY (CONTRACT, TORT, STATUTE, INDEMNITY OR OTHERWISE) UPON WHICH SUCH LIABILITY IS BASED.

In the event that any of the foregoing limitations are deemed to be unenforceable, to the greatest extent permitted by law, you agree that the entire aggregate liability of HERO Keyboard and sole remedy available to any Member in any case in any way arising out of or relating to the Agreement, Websites or the Service shall be limited to monetary damages that in the aggregate may not exceed the greater of $500.00 or the sum of any amount paid by the Member or user to HERO Keyboard during the six months prior to notice to HERO Keyboard of the dispute for which the remedy is sought.

10. Indemnity by You. You agree to indemnify and hold HERO Keyboard, its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, and other partners and employees, harmless from any loss, liability, claim, or demand, including reasonable attorneys' fees, arising out of or related to:

a. your use of the Service and/or Websites in violation of this Agreement and/or arising from a breach of this Agreement including without limitation your representations and warranties set forth above;

b. any third party claim of infringement of copyright or other intellectual property rights or invasion of privacy arising from the hosting of Your Content on the Websites, and/or your making available thereof to other users of the Websites, and/or the actual use of Your Content by other users of the Websites or related services in accordance with these Terms of Service and the parameters set by you with respect to the distribution and sharing of Your Content;

c. any activity related to your account, either by you or by any other person accessing your account with or without your consent unless such activity was caused by the act of HERO Keyboard.

11. Attorney Fees. In the event that HERO Keyboard is successful in whole or in part in any action or proceeding related to or arising from this Agreement, you shall be responsible for HERO Keyboard’s attorneys' fees and costs.

12. Privacy. Use of the Websites and/or the Service is also governed by our Privacy Policy, located at herokeyboard.com/privacy

13. Jurisdiction and Choice of Law; Dispute Resolution. If there is any dispute arising out of the Websites and/or the Service, by using the Websites and/or Service, you expressly agree that any such dispute shall be governed by the laws of the State of Kansas, without regard to its conflict of law provisions, and you expressly agree and consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the state and federal courts of the State of Kansas, for the resolution of any such dispute. Acceptance of the terms and conditions of this Agreement constitutes your consent to be sued in such courts and to accept service of process outside the State of Kansas with the same force and effect as if such service had been made within the State of Kansas. You hereby agree to accept service of process for any action hereunder by certified mail return receipt requested which service shall have the same force and effect as though service had been effected by personal service in the applicable jurisdiction. If any part of these terms is unlawful, void, or unenforceable, that part will be deemed severable and will not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions.

14. Arbitration Provision/No Class Action. Except where prohibited by law, as a condition of using the Websites and/or Service, you agree that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action (collectively, "Claim") arising out of or connected with the Websites and/or Service, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively by binding arbitration under the rules of the American Arbitration Association for full and final settlement of such Claim, and judgment on the award rendered in the arbitration may be entered in any court having jurisdiction thereof. Such arbitration shall be held in accordance with the Rules for Expedited Procedures under the Commercial Arbitration Rules of the American Arbitration Association or other mutually agreeable organization, before a single arbitrator (with knowledge and expertise of copyright law if the claim is all or partially for copyright infringement), selected by agreement of both parties or by an independent mediator (with knowledge and expertise of copyright law if the claim is all or partially for copyright infringement) if the parties are unable to agree. The parties shall split the arbitration and/or mediator costs. An award rendered by the arbitrator(s) may be entered and confirmed by the courts of the State of Kansas, County of Douglas. The parties agree that any post-arbitration action seeking to enforce an arbitration award or action seeking equitable or injunctive relief shall be brought exclusively in the courts of the State of Kansas, County of Douglas.

15. No Third Party Beneficiaries. You agree that, except as otherwise expressly provided in this Agreement, there shall be no third party beneficiaries to this Agreement.

16. Availability Outside the U.S. If you access HERO Keyboard from outside of the United States, you do so at your own risk and are responsible for compliance with the laws of your jurisdiction. If you access the Websites from outside of the United States, you acknowledge that any personal information you provide will be processed in the United States and other geographies as selected by us in our sole discretion, and you hereby consent to the collection and processing of your personal information in a manner consistent with this Agreement and the Privacy Policy.

17. Entire Agreement. This Agreement, plus Apple’s Terms of Use, contains the entire agreement between you and HERO Keyboard regarding the use of the Websites and/or the Service.

18. Severability; Waiver. If any provision of this Agreement is found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of this Agreement, which shall remain in full force and effect. No waiver of any term of this Agreement shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or any other term. In addition, HERO Keyboard’s failure to enforce any term of this Agreement shall not be deemed as a waiver of such term or otherwise affect HERO Keyboard’s ability to enforce such term at any point in the future.

19. Headings. The section headings contained in this Agreement are for reference purposes only and shall not in any way affect the meaning or interpretation of this Agreement.

Please contact us with any questions regarding this agreement.

Questions?

No problem - just post your question on the HERO User Grouop, or email me at corey@herokeyboard.com.