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Terms of use for snoopstar app


The following terms of use apply to the free of charge app “snoopstar”, which is provided by snoopstar GmbH (hereinafter “service provider”). The user is entitled to use the app within the scope of the terms of use.

By using the camera of their terminal, users of the app “snoopstar” may retrieve objects and information like texts and pictures. As consequence, users will be able to obtain comprehensive information concerning the respective object. In order to provide the user with the uploaded information, the app has access to all objects and information uploaded by third-parties to the platform snoopstar.

To receive the uploaded contents, the user scans an object. Due to the target, the app recognizes the object and displays the uploaded information. An object needs to be uploaded to the platform by a third-party to be scannable. The app ensures a fast and easy way to get information.

I. Terms of use

The service provider provides the app to the user free of charge. In order to use the app, it is necessary to install the app to the terminal (smartphone or tablet). By using the app, the user can scan objects and retrieve stored information about the object in the form of images and texts with the help of the camera of his terminal device. The information is displayed in the terminal’s camera.

II. Industrial property rights

The service provider grants to the user of the app the non-exclusive right to use the app.

III. Abuse and violation of the terms of use

In case of any abuse or violation of the terms of use, the service provider is entitled to prohibit the use of the app by the user.

IV. Limited liability of the service provider

The use of the internet is at the user’s risk. The service provider is not liable for any technical failure or access to the internet. The service provider is not liable for any damage claims. This limitation of liability does not apply to claims of the user resulting from injury of life, limb, health or violation of material contractual obligations (cardinal duties) as well as the liability for any damages which are based on intentional or grossly negligent violation of obligations by the service provider, legal representative or vicarious agent. Material contractual obligations are all obligations that necessary for the fulfilment of the contract. In case of a violation of material contractual obligations, the liability of the service provider shall be limited to the contract-typical, foreseeable damage. The providing of the app shall be essential for the contract. This limitation of liability does not affect the provisions of the German product liability law.

V. Displayed contents

The contents displayed in the app are not the service provider’s own contents. The third-person who uploaded the objects and contents to the platform snoopstar is solely responsible for the displayed contents. The service provider has no impact on the contents displayed through the app. The service provider is not liable for any illegal, defective or incomplete contents.

VI. Right of modification

The servicer provider is entitled but obliged to update the terms of use and the app itself and to adapt these to the current technical and legal developments.

VII. Final provisions

If the contractual partner is a merchant, a legal entity under public law or a special fund under public law, the place of jurisdiction shall be at the registered office of the service provider. The terms of use shall be governed by the laws of the Federal Republic of Germany except for the UN Sales Convention. Should individual terms of this terms of use be or become invalid or unenforceable or if the terms of use contain gaps, this shall not affect the validity of the remaining terms of the terms of use. The invalid term shall be replaced by a valid term which comes closest to the original provision in economic terms.

Status as at: April 2019