6. Use of the GoChat Messenger Application
These Terms governs your use of the Services.
- In order to access and use the features of the Services, you acknowledge and agree that you will have to provide GoChat Messenger with your mobile phone number. You expressly acknowledge and agree that GoChat Messenger may periodically access your contact list and/or address book on your mobile device to find and keep track of mobile phone numbers of other users of the Services. When providing GoChat Messenger with your mobile phone number, you must provide accurate and complete information. By subscribing for and using the Services, you hereby give your express consent to GoChat Messenger to use the mobile phone numbers you provide to access and use the Services. You should not use another person’s phone number without their permission.
- You can use the contact upload feature and, if permitted by applicable laws, provide us with the mobile phone numbers in your address book on a regular basis, including those of users of our Services and your other contacts. If any of your contacts aren’t yet using our Services, we’ll manage this information for you in a way that ensures those contacts cannot be identified by us.
You will not use the Services for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited, or otherwise not intended by Etisalat, including, by way of example, and not as limitation:
(a) in any way that is false, inaccurate, or misleading;
(b) in any way that is disruptive;
(d) (g) to post or transmit, or cause to be posted or transmitted, any content on the GoChat Messenger that is libellous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, abusive, offensive, profane, violent or that infringes any copyright or other right of any person;
(e) for any unlawful purposes or in any fashion that is not permitted under applicable laws;
(f) to reverse engineer, decompile, or disassemble the GoChat Messenger;
(g) to introduce or permit the introduction of any computer code, file, or program that may damage the Services or Etisalat’s network and information systems.
You shall not:
(a) copy, modify, duplicate, create derivative works from, frame, mirror, republish, download, display, transmit, or distribute all or any portion of the Services in any form or media or by any means; or
(b) de-compile, reverse compile, disassemble, reverse engineer or otherwise reduce to human-perceivable form all or any part of the Services; or
(c) access all or any part of the Services in order to build a product or service which competes with the Services; or
(d) use the Services to provide services to third parties; or
(e) license, sell, rent, lease, transfer, assign, distribute, display, disclose, or otherwise commercially exploit, or otherwise make the Services available to any third party; or
(f) attempt to obtain, or assist third parties in obtaining, access to the Services other than as provided under this section 5.
Etisalat reserves the right, without liability or prejudice to its other rights, at any time and without prior notice, to disable your Account or remove your access to any content and/or remove content provided by you, for any reason or no reason.
7. Proprietary Rights
All Intellectual Property Rights in or in relation to the Application, the Services, and any features are owned and shall vest in GoChat Messenger (“GoChat IP”).
Except for the right to access the Application and use the Services and any features in accordance with these Terms, you shall not acquire any right, title or interest in or in relation to any GoChat IP. Even if terms such as “Purchase”, “Sales,” and the like appear on screen in respect of certain Services or features of the Application, GoChat Messenger shall remain the owner of all the Intellectual Property Rights and other rights in or in relation to such Services, features and the content of the Application
For the purpose of this clause, Intellectual Property Rights means patents, utility models, rights to inventions, copyright and neighbouring and related rights (including future copyright and design right), moral rights, trademarks and service marks, business names and domain names, goodwill and the right to sue for passing off or unfair competition, rights in designs, database rights, rights in know-how and trade secrets, and all other intellectual property, in each case whether registered or unregistered and including all applications and rights to apply for and be granted, renewals or extensions of, and rights to claim priority from, such rights and all similar or equivalent rights or forms of protection which subsist or will subsist now or in the future in any part of the world.
8. User Content
Certain features of the Services may permit you to upload content to the Services, including messages, reviews, data, text, photos, images and other types of material (“User Content”). By providing User Content to or via the Services, you grant Etisalat a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, license (with the right to sublicense) to host, store, transfer, display, reproduce, in whole or in part the User Content for the purpose of providing the Services. You represent and warrant to Etisalat that you are the owner of User Content or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents and permissions to authorize Etisalat to use User Content as set out in these Terms, and that the use of the User Content as contemplated in these Terms, does not and will not: (i) infringe, violate, or misappropriate any third-party right, including intellectual property rights; (ii) slander, defame, libel, or invade the right of privacy, publicity or other property rights of any other person; (iii) violate any law or regulation; and (iv) is not otherwise objectionable, profane, indecent, pornographic, harassing, threatening, embarrassing, hateful, or otherwise inappropriate.
9. Third Party Providers and Linked Applications
The GoChat Messenger may contain links to other independent third-party sites (“Linked Sites”) and certain Services may display, include or make available content, data, information, applications, features or materials from third parties (“Third-Party Materials”). These are provided as a convenience to you. If you use any Third-Party Materials made available through our Services (including Services we jointly offer with the third party) or access any Linked Sites, each party’s terms will govern the respective party’s relationship with you. Etisalat makes no representation or warranty and shall have no liability in relation to the content or your use of any such Linked Sites or their terms. We may remove any Linked Sites from the GoChat Messenger at any time.
10. Data Charges and Mobile Phones
You are responsible for any mobile charges that you may incur for using our Services, including text-messaging (such as SMS, MMS, or future such protocols or technologies) and data charges.
Some mobile network operators may prohibit or restrict the use of the Application functionality and may also impose additional fees, or other charges in connection with the service. You agree to the same and to abide by your network operators’ restrictions. GoChat Messenger will not be held liable for any charges, fees or liability imposed by your network operator/Carrier for use of the Application over mobile/cellular data.