Terms of Service

Acceptable Use of the Site and Services

You are responsible for your use of the Site and Services, and for any use of the Site or Services made using your account. When you use the Site or Services, you shall not:

  • violate any law or regulation;

  • violate or infringe other people’s intellectual property, privacy, publicity, or other legal rights;

  • use our Site or Services to transmit, distribute, post, or submit any information concerning any other person or entity, including without limitation, photographs or personal contact information of others, without their permission;

  • transmit anything that is illegal, abusive, harassing, harmful to reputation, pornographic, indecent, profane, obscene, hateful, racist, or otherwise objectionable;

  • send unsolicited or unauthorized advertising or commercial communications, such as spam;

  • transmit any malicious code or computer viruses;

  • stalk, harass, or harm another individual;

  • impersonate or misrepresent your affiliation with someone else;

  • use any means to “scrape,” “crawl,” or “spider” any web pages contained in the Site (although Vint does allow operators of public search engines to use spiders to index materials from the Site for the sole purpose of creating publicly available

  • searchable indices of the materials, and Vint reserves the right to revoke these exceptions either generally or in specific cases); use automated methods to use the Site or Services in a manner that sends more requests to the Vint servers in a given period of time than a human can reasonably produce in the same period by using a conventional web browser;

  • interfere with or damage the Site or Services, including, without limitation, through the use of viruses, cancel bots, Trojan horses, malicious code, flood pings, denial-of-service attacks, packet or IP spoofing, forged routing or electronic mail address information, or similar methods or technology;

  • register for more than one Vint account or register for an Vint account on behalf of an individual other than yourself;

  • recruit or otherwise solicit any user to join third party services or websites that are competitive to Vint, without Vint’s prior written approval;

  • use, display, mirror, or frame the Site or any individual element within the Site or Services, Vint’s name, any Vint trademark, logo, or other proprietary information, or the layout and design of any page or form contained on a page, without Vint’s express written consent;

  • access, tamper with, or use non-public areas of the Site, Vint’s computer systems, or the technical delivery systems of Vint’s providers;

  • attempt to probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of any Vint system or network or breach any security or authentication measures;

  • avoid, bypass, remove, deactivate, impair, descramble, or otherwise circumvent any technological measure implemented by Vint or any of Vint’s providers or any other third party (including another user) to protect the Site or Services;

  • attempt to decipher, decompile, disassemble, or reverse engineer any of the software used to provide the Site or Services; or

  • advocate, encourage, or assist any third party in doing any of the foregoing.

Vint will investigate and prosecute violations of any of the above to the fullest extent of the law. Vint may involve and cooperate with law enforcement authorities in prosecuting users who violate these Terms. You acknowledge that Vint has no obligation to monitor your access to or use of the Site or Services or to review or edit any User Content, but has the right to do so for the purpose of operating the Site or Services, to ensure your compliance with these Terms, or to comply with applicable law or the order or requirement of a court, administrative agency, or other governmental body. Vint reserves the right, at any time and without prior notice, to remove or disable access to any content on the Site that Vint, at its sole discretion, considers to be objectionable for any reason, in violation of these Terms, or otherwise harmful to the Site or Services.

User Content

You own all content and information you post or share using the Site or Services (referred to as “User Content”). You give Vint permission to use your User Content as follows: you grant to Vint and its affiliates a license to use, copy, or display your User Content in connection with the Site or Services. We may display advertisements in connection with your User Content or on pages where your User Content may be viewed by you or others and we may use your User Content to advertise and promote Vint, the Site, or the Services. Our license to your User Content is non-exclusive, meaning you may use the User Content for your own purposes or let others use your User Content for their purposes. Our license to your User Content is fully-paid and royalty free, meaning we do not owe you anything else in connection with our use of your User Content. We may exercise our rights anywhere in the world. Finally, our license is perpetual, meaning that our license lasts for an indefinite period of time.

You promise that:

  • you own all rights to your User Content or, alternatively, that you have the right to give Vint the rights described above;

  • you have paid and will pay in full any fees or other payments that may be related to the use of your User Content; and

  • your User Content does not infringe the intellectual property rights, privacy rights, publicity rights, or other legal rights of any third party.

We may refuse to accept or transmit any User Content. We may remove User Content from the Site or Services for any reason.

Ownership

 

Other than User Content, we own or license the content on the Site and Services, including software, text, visual, and audio content (collectively, the “Content”) and Vint’s trademarks, logos, and brand elements (collectively, the “Marks”). The Content and Marks are protected under U.S. and international laws. We reserve all rights not expressly granted to you.