terms & conditions

These Terms govern
• the use of this Application, and,
• any other related Agreement or legal relationship with the Owner in a legally binding way. Capitalized words are defined in the relevant dedicated section of this document.

The User must read this document carefully.
Although the entire contractual relationship relating to these Products is entered into solely by the Owner and Users, Users acknowledge and agree that, where this Application has been provided to them via the Apple App Store, Apple may enforce these Terms as a third-party beneficiary.

This Application is provided by:

Billi Labs
2031 Store Street
Victoria BC V8T 5L9
Canada
Owner contact email: hello@billi.app

Information about this Application

If your non-identifiable data are used for research purposes, then the limitation of liability and indemnity clauses contained within the End User License Agreement/Terms of Service Agreement are waived with respect to any harms suffered or liabilities incurred as a result of any research activities.

"This Application" refers to

This website, including its subdomains and any other website through which the Owner makes its Service available;Applications for mobile, tablet and other smart device systems;The Service;

What the User should know at a glance

Please note that some provisions in these Terms may only apply to certain categories of Users. In particular, certain provisions may only apply to those Users that do not qualify as Consumers, and applicable clauses may vary depending on your location. Clauses that do not apply to Consumers in Quebec are preceded by the statement “Does not apply to Quebec consumers”. Such limitations are always explicitly mentioned within each affected clause. In the absence of any such mention, clauses apply to all Users.

Terms of Use

Unless otherwise specified, the terms of use detailed in this section apply generally when using this Application.

Single or additional conditions of use or access may apply in specific scenarios and in such cases are additionally indicated within this document.

By using this Application, Users confirm to meet the following requirements:

There are no restrictions for Users in terms of being Consumers or Business Users;You are not located in a country in which the use of the Application is prohibited by law.

Account registration

To use the Service Users must register or create a User account, providing all required data or information in a complete and truthful manner. Failure to do so will cause unavailability of the Service.

Users are responsible for keeping their login credentials confidential and safe. For this reason, Users are also required to choose passwords that meet the highest standards of strength permitted by this Application.

By registering, Users agree to be fully responsible for all activities that occur under their username and password. Users are required to immediately and unambiguously inform the Owner via the contact details indicated in this document, if they think their personal information, including but not limited to User accounts, access credentials or personal data, have been violated, unduly disclosed or stolen.

Conditions for account registration

Registration of User accounts on this Application is subject to the conditions outlined below. By registering, Users agree to meet such conditions.

Accounts registered by bots or any other automated methods are not permitted.
Unless otherwise specified, each User must register only one account.
Unless explicitly permitted, a User account may not be shared with other persons.

Account termination

Users can terminate their account and stop using the Service at any time by doing the following:

By directly contacting the Owner at the contact details provided on the first page in this document.

Account suspension and deletion

The Owner reserves the right, to suspend or delete at any time and without notice, User accounts which are inappropriate, offensive or in violation of these Terms.

The suspension or deletion of User accounts due to User actions or violations of the present Terms shall not entitle Users to any claims for compensation, damages or reimbursement.

The suspension or deletion of accounts due to causes attributable to the User does not exempt the User from paying any applicable fees or prices for the Application.

Content on this Application

Unless where otherwise specified or clearly recognizable, all content available on this Application is owned or provided by the Owner or its licensors.

The Owner undertakes its utmost effort to ensure that the content provided on this Application infringes no applicable legal provisions or third-party rights. However, it may not always be possible to achieve such a result. In such cases, without prejudice to any legal prerogatives of Users to enforce their rights, Users are kindly asked to preferably report related complaints using the contact details provided in this document.

Rights regarding content on this Application - All rights reserved

The Owner holds and reserves all intellectual property rights for any such content.

Users may not therefore use such content in any way that is not necessary or implicit in the proper use of the Service.

In particular, but without limitation, Users may not copy, download, share (beyond the limits set forth below), modify, translate, transform, publish, transmit, sell, sublicense, edit, transfer/assign to third parties or create derivative works from the content available on this Application, nor allow any third party to do so through the User or their device, even without the User's knowledge.

Where explicitly stated on this Application, the User may download, copy and/or share some content available through this Application for its sole personal and non-commercial use and provided that the copyright attributions and all the other attributions requested by the Owner are correctly implemented.
Any applicable statutory limitation or exception to copyright shall stay unaffected.

Content provided by Users

The Owner allows Users to upload, share or provide their own content to this Application.

By providing content to this Application, Users confirm that they are legally allowed to do so and that they are not infringing any statutory provisions and/or third-party rights.

Rights regarding content provided by Users

Users acknowledge and accept that by providing their own content on this Application they grant the Owner a non-exclusive, worldwide, fully paid-up and royalty-free license to process such content solely for the operation and maintenance of this Application as contractually required.

To the extent permitted by applicable law, Users waive any moral rights in connection with content they provide to this Application.

Users acknowledge, accept and confirm that all content they provide through this Application is provided subject to the same general conditions set forth for content on this Application.

Liability for provided content

Users are solely liable for any content they upload, post, share, or provide through this Application. Users acknowledge and accept that the Owner does not filter or moderate such content.

However, the Owner reserves the right to remove, delete, block or rectify such content at its own discretion and to, deny the uploading User access to this Application:

if any complaint based on such content is received;
if a notice of infringement of intellectual property rights is received;
upon order of a public authority; or
where the Owner is made aware that the content, while being accessible via this Application, may represent a risk for Users, third parties and/or the availability of the Service.

The removal, deletion, blocking or rectification of content shall not entitle Users that have provided such content or that are liable for it, to any claims for compensation, damages or reimbursement. Users agree to hold the Owner harmless from and against any claim asserted and/or damage suffered due to content they provided to or provided through this Application.

Removal of content from parts of this Application available through the App Store

If the reported content is deemed objectionable, it will be removed within 24 hours and the User who provided the content will be barred from using the Service.

Access to external resources

Through this Application Users may have access to external resources provided by third parties. Users acknowledge and accept that the Owner has no control over such resources and is therefore not responsible for their content and availability.

Conditions applicable to any resources provided by third parties, including those applicable to any possible grant of rights in content, result from each such third parties’ terms and conditions or, in the absence of those, applicable statutory law.

In particular, on this Application Users may see advertisements provided by third parties. The Owner does not control or moderate the advertisements displayed via this Application. If Users click on any such advertisement, they will be interacting with any third party responsible for that advertisement.

The Owner is not responsible for any matters resulting from such interaction with third parties, such as anything resulting from visiting third-party websites or using third-party content. It is always preferable to read their terms of use and privacy policies when you engage with such third parties.

Acceptable use

This Application and the Service may only be used within the scope of what they are provided for, under these Terms and applicable law.

Users are solely responsible for making sure that their use of this Application and/or the Service violates no applicable law, regulations or third-party rights.

Therefore, the Owner reserves the right to take any appropriate measure to protect its legitimate interests including by denying Users access to this Application or the Service, terminating contracts, reporting any misconduct performed through this Application or the Service to the competent authorities – such as judicial or administrative authorities - whenever Users engage or are suspected to engage in any of the following activities:

violate laws, regulations and/or these Terms;
infringe any third-party rights;
affect the performance pf the platform or the enjoyment of the platform by third parties;
are offensive towards the Owner or any third party.

“Tell-a-friend”

This Application gives Users the opportunity to receive advantages if, as a result of their recommendation, any new User purchases a Product offered on this Application.

To explore all applicable details and conditions, Users may consult the dedicated terms and conditions inside the respective section of this Application.
The Owner reserves the right to end the offer at any time at its own discretion.

Software license

Any intellectual or industrial property rights, and any other exclusive rights on software or technical applications embedded in or related to this Application are held by the Owner and/or its licensors.

Subject to Users’ compliance with and notwithstanding any divergent provision of these Terms, the Owner merely grants Users a revocable, non-exclusive, non-sublicensable and non-transferable license to use the software and/or any other technical means embedded in the Service within the scope and for the purposes of this Application and the Service offered.

This license does not grant Users any rights to access, usage or disclosure of the original source code. All techniques, algorithms, and procedures contained in the software and any documentation thereto related is the Owner’s or its licensors’ sole property.

All rights and license grants to Users shall immediately terminate upon any termination or expiration of the Agreement.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE

Paid Products

Some of the Products provided on this Application, as part of the Service, are provided on the basis of payment.

The fees, duration and conditions applicable to the purchase of such Products are described below and in the dedicated sections of this Application.

Product description

Prices, descriptions or availability of Products are outlined in the respective sections of this Application Prices are subject to change, such as to reflect increased costs in supplying the Products. Please consult our price list regularly on the Application to see the most up-to-date price for the Products. Changes in price shall not affect orders or purchases made before the new price came into effect.

While Products on this Application are presented with the greatest accuracy technically possible, representation on this Application through any means (including, as the case may be, graphic material, images, colors, sounds) is for reference only and implies no warranty as to the characteristics of the purchased Product.

The characteristics of the chosen Product will be outlined during the purchasing process.

Order submission

When the User submits an order, the following applies:

The submission of an order determines contract conclusion and therefore creates for the User the obligation to pay the price, taxes and possible further fees and expenses, as specified on the order page.
In case the purchased Product requires active input from the User, such as the provision of personal information or data, specifications or special wishes, the order submission creates an obligation for the User to cooperate accordingly.
Upon submission of the order, Users will receive a receipt confirming that the order has been received.

All notifications related to the described purchasing process shall be sent to the email address provided by the User for such purposes.

Prices

Users are informed during the purchasing process and before order submission, about any fees, taxes and costs (including, if any, delivery costs) that they will be charged.

Prices on this Application are displayed:

either exclusive or inclusive of any applicable fees, taxes and costs, depending on the section the User is browsing.

Methods of payment

Information related to accepted payment methods are made available during the purchasing process.

Some payment methods may only be available subject to additional conditions or fees. In such cases related information can be found in the dedicated section of this Application.

All payments are independently processed through third-party services. Therefore, this Application does not collect any payment information – such as credit card details – but only receives a notification once the payment has been successfully completed.

If payment through the available methods fail or is refused by the payment service provider, the Owner shall be under no obligation to fulfil the purchase order.

The following does not apply to Quebec consumers. Any possible costs or fees resulting from the failed or refused payment shall be borne by the User.

Authorization for future PayPal payment

If Users authorize the PayPal feature which allows future purchases, this Application will store an identification code linked to the Users’ PayPal account. This will authorize this Application to automatically process payments for future purchases or recurring installments of past purchases.

This authorization can be revoked at any time, either by contacting the Owner or by changing the user settings offered by PayPal.

Purchase via app store

This Application or specific Products available for sale on this Application must be purchased via a third-party app store. To access such purchases, Users must follow the instructions provided on the relevant online store (such as "Apple App Store" or "Google Play"), which may vary depending on the particular device in use.

Unless otherwise specified, purchases done via third-party online stores are also subject to such third-parties’ terms and conditions, which, in case of any inconsistency or conflict, shall always prevail upon these Terms.

Users purchasing through such third-party online stores must therefore read such terms and conditions of sale carefully and accept them.

Retention of usage rights

Users do not acquire any rights to use the purchased Product until the total purchase price is received by the Owner.

Delivery

Performance of services

The purchased service shall be performed or made available within the timeframe specified on this Application or as communicated before the order submission.

Contract duration

Subscriptions

Subscriptions allow Users to receive a Product continuously or regularly over a determined period of time.

Paid subscriptions begin on the day the payment is received by the Owner.

In order to maintain subscriptions, Users must pay the required recurring fee in a timely manner. Failure to do so may cause service interruptions.

Fixed-term subscriptions

Paid fixed-term subscriptions start on the day the payment is received by the Owner and last for the subscription period chosen by the User or otherwise specified during the purchasing process.

Once the subscription period expires, the Product shall no longer be accessible, unless the User renews the subscription by paying the relevant fee.

Fixed-term subscriptions may not be terminated prematurely and shall run out upon expiration of the subscription term. If you are a consumer in Quebec, you can cancel the fixed-term subscription at anytime, but you remain responsible for payment of any services rendered till the end of the billing cycle following the termination of the subscription.

Subscriptions handled via Apple ID

Users may subscribe to a Product using the Apple ID associated with their Apple App Store account by using the relevant process on this Application. When doing so, Users acknowledge and accept that

any payment due shall be charged to their Apple ID account;
subscriptions are automatically renewed for the same duration unless the User cancels at least 24 hours before the current period expires;
any and all fees or payments due for renewal will be charged within 24-hours before the end of the current period;
subscriptions can be managed or cancelled in the Users’ Apple App Store account settings.

The above shall prevail upon any conflicting or diverging provision of these Terms.

Termination

Recurring subscriptions may be terminated at any time by sending a clear and unambiguous termination notice to the Owner using the contact details provided in this document, or — if applicable — by using the corresponding controls inside this Application.

Termination of open-ended subscriptions

Open-ended subscriptions may be terminated at any time by sending a clear and unambiguous termination notice to the Owner using the contact details provided in this document. Terminations shall take effect 7 days after the notice of termination has been received by the Owner.

LIABILITY AND INDEMNIFICATION

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES

THIS PARAGRAPH DOES NOT APPLY TO QUEBEC CONSUMERS. This Application is provided strictly on an “as is” and “as available” basis. Use of the Service is at Users’ own risk. To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, the Owner expressly disclaims all conditions, representations, and warranties — whether express, implied, statutory or otherwise, including, but not limited to, any implied warranty of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of third-party rights. No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by user from owner or through the Service will create any warranty not expressly stated herein.

Without limiting the foregoing, the Owner, its subsidiaries, affiliates, licensors, officers, directors, agents, co-branders, partners, suppliers and employees do not warrant that the content is accurate, reliable or correct; that the Service will meet Users’ requirements; that the Service will be available at any particular time or location, uninterrupted or secure; that any defects or errors will be corrected; or that the Service is free of viruses or other harmful components. Any content downloaded or otherwise obtained through the use of the Service is downloaded at users own risk and users shall be solely responsible for any damage to Users’ computer system or mobile device or loss of data that results from such download or Users’ use of the Service.

The Owner does not warrant, endorse, guarantee, or assume responsibility for any product or service advertised or offered by a third party through the Service or any hyperlinked website or service, and the Owner shall not be a party to or in any way monitor any transaction between Users and third-party providers of products or services.

The Service may become inaccessible or it may not function properly with Users’ web browser, mobile device, and/or operating system. The owner cannot be held liable for any perceived or actual damages arising from Service content, operation, or use of this Service.

The consumer protection legislation of some provinces does not allow the exclusion and limitations of certain implied warranties, including warranties of fitness, such as the Ontario Consumer Protection Act & Ontario Sales of Goods Act. The above exclusions may not apply to Users or Consumers if they live in one of those jurisdictions. This Agreement gives Users specific legal rights, and Users may also have other rights which vary from state to state. The disclaimers and exclusions under this agreement shall not apply to the extent prohibited by applicable law.

LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY

THIS PARAGRAPH DOES NOT APPLY TO QUEBEC CONSUMERS. To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, in no event shall the Owner, and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, agents, co-branders, partners, suppliers and employees be liable for

any indirect, punitive, incidental, special, consequential or exemplary damages, including without limitation damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data or other intangible losses, arising out of or relating to the use of, or inability to use, the Service; and

any damage, loss or injury resulting from hacking, tampering or other unauthorized access or use of the Service or User account or the information contained therein;

any errors, mistakes, or inaccuracies of content;

personal injury or property damage, of any nature whatsoever, resulting from User access to or use of the Service;

any unauthorized access to or use of the Owner’s secure servers and/or any and all personal information stored therein;

any interruption or cessation of transmission to or from the Service;

any bugs, viruses, trojan horses, or the like that may be transmitted to or through the Service;

any errors or omissions in any content or for any loss or damage incurred as a result of the use of any content posted, emailed, transmitted, or otherwise made available through the Service; and/or

the defamatory, offensive, or illegal conduct of any User or third party. In no event shall the Owner, and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, agents, co-branders, partners, suppliers and employees be liable for any claims, proceedings, liabilities, obligations, damages, losses or costs in an amount exceeding the amount paid by User to the Owner hereunder in the preceding 12 months, or the period of duration of this agreement between the Owner and User, whichever is shorter.

This limitation of liability section shall apply to the fullest extent permitted by law in the applicable jurisdiction whether the alleged liability is based on contract, tort, negligence, strict liability, or any other basis, even if company has been advised of the possibility of such damage.

Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, therefore the above limitations or exclusions may not apply to User. The terms give User specific legal rights, and User may also have other rights which vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction. The disclaimers, exclusions, and limitations of liability under the terms shall not apply to the extent prohibited by applicable law.

INDEMNIFICATION

The User agrees to defend, indemnify and hold the Owner and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, agents, co-branders, partners, suppliers and employees harmless from and against any and all claims or demands, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debt, and expenses, including, but not limited to, legal fees and expenses, arising from

User’s use of and access to the Service, including any data or content transmitted or received by User;

User’s violation of these terms, including, but not limited to, User’s breach of any of the representations and warranties set forth in these terms;

User’s violation of any third-party rights, including, but not limited to, any right of privacy or intellectual property rights;

User’s violation of any statutory law, rule, or regulation;

any content that is submitted from User’s account, including third party access with User’s unique username, password or other security measure, if applicable, including, but not limited to, misleading, false, or inaccurate information;User’s wilful misconduct; or

statutory provision by User or its affiliates, officers, directors, agents, co-branders, partners, suppliers and employees to the extent allowed by applicable law.

USE OF DATA FOR RESEARCH PURPOSES

If your non-identifiable data are used for research purposes, then the limitation of liability and indemnity clauses contained within the End User License Agreement/Terms of Service Agreement are waived with respect to any harms suffered or liabilities incurred as a result of any research activities.

Common provisions

No Waiver

The Owner’s failure to assert any right or provision under these Terms shall not constitute a waiver of any such right or provision. No waiver shall be considered a further or continuing waiver of such term or any other term.

Service interruption

To ensure the best possible service level, the Owner reserves the right to interrupt the Service for maintenance, system updates or any other changes, informing the Users appropriately.

Within the limits of law, the Owner may also decide to suspend or terminate the Service altogether. If the Service is terminated, the Owner will cooperate with Users to enable them to withdraw Personal Data or information in accordance with applicable law.

Additionally, the Service might not be available due to reasons outside the Owner’s reasonable control, such as “force majeure” (eg. labor actions, infrastructural breakdowns or blackouts etc).

Service reselling

Users may not reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit any portion of this Application and of its Service without the Owner’s express prior written permission, granted either directly or through a legitimate reselling programme.

Privacy policy

To learn more about the use of their Personal Data, Users may refer to the privacy policy of this Application.

Intellectual property rights

Without prejudice to any more specific provision of these Terms, any intellectual property rights, such as copyrights, trademark rights, patent rights and design rights related to this Application are the exclusive property of the Owner or its licensors and are subject to the protection granted by applicable laws or international treaties relating to intellectual property.

All trademarks — nominal or figurative — and all other marks, trade names, service marks, word marks, illustrations, images, or logos appearing in connection with this Application are, and remain, the exclusive property of the Owner or its licensors and are subject to the protection granted by applicable laws or international treaties related to intellectual property.

Changes to these Terms

We may amend any part of these Terms by adding content, deleting content, or changing the existing content. These amendments may be made at any time and could occur very close together, or very far apart, depending on the circumstances.

We will provide you with notice of the proposed amendment by an email notice. We will include a link to the previous version of the Terms beneath the new version number, so you can compare the two versions. The amendments will take effect 30 days after the date on which the amended version is posted. Prior to that date, the previous version of the Terms will continue to apply.

If you disagree with any amendment, you may cancel these Terms by uninstalling the App and ceasing to use the Services [or as appropriate] at any time in the 30-day period before the amendment takes effect. If the amendment increases your obligations under these Terms, or decreases our obligations under these Terms, then you can also cancel in the 30 days after the amendment takes effect. In either case, there is no cost or penalty for cancelling because you disagree with an amendment. If you do not uninstall the App and cease using the Services [or as appropriate] during the cancellation period, then by your continued use, you are considered to have accepted the proposed amendments.

Assignment of contract

The Owner reserves the right to transfer, assign, dispose of by novation, or subcontract any or all rights or obligations under these Terms, taking the User’s legitimate interests into account. Provisions regarding changes of these Terms will apply accordingly. Users may not assign or transfer their rights or obligations under these Terms in any way, without the written permission of the Owner.

Contacts

All communications relating to the use of this Application must be sent using the contact information stated in this document.

Severability

Should any provision of these Terms be deemed or become invalid or unenforceable under applicable law, the invalidity or unenforceability of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions, which shall remain in full force and effect.

Governing law

Except for Consumers in Quebec, these Terms shall be governened by the laws of the province of Ontario, and any litigation arising from or related to these Terms or the Application or the Services shall be submitted to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Ontario sitting in Toronto.

Note for Quebec Consumers. Litigation or other actions arising from these Terms concerning consumers from Quebec shall be governed by the laws of the province of Quebec, and hall be subject to the law of the place where the User is based.

Venue of jurisdiction

The exclusive competence to decide on any controversy resulting from or connected to these Terms lies with the courts of the place where the Owner is based, as displayed in the relevant section of this document.

Dispute resolution

Amicable dispute resolution

Users may bring any disputes to the Owner who will try to resolve them amicably.

While Users' right to take legal action shall always remain unaffected, in the event of any controversy regarding the use of this Application or the Service, Users are kindly asked to contact the Owner at the contact details provided in this document.

The User may submit the complaint including a brief description and if applicable, the details of the related order, purchase, or account, to the Owner’s email address specified in this document.

The Owner will process the complaint without undue delay and within 21 days of receiving it.