Terms of Service

Polar Polls LLC. (“Polar Polls LLC,” “we,” or “our) provides a website located at www.polarb.com, including the mobile version of the website, (collectively, the “Site”), software we make available through the Site (if any) (“Site Software”), and software we make available for mobile devices (e.g. iPhone or Android application) (“Mobile Software”) (collectively, the “Service”). The service allows users to create, share and vote on photo and video polls.

By using or visiting the Polar Polls LLC website or any Service, the user, also referred to as "you" or "your", signify agreement to (1) these terms and conditions (the “Terms of Service”), (2) Polar Polls LLC’s Privacy Policy, incorporated herein by reference, (3) Polar Polls LLC’s Community Guidelines, incorporated herein by reference, and (4) Polar Polls LLC’s Copyright Policy, also incorporated herein by reference. If you do not agree to any of these terms, the Polar Polls LLC Privacy Policy, the Guidelines or the Copyright Policy, please do not use the Service.

Although we may attempt to notify you when major changes are made to these Terms of Service, you should periodically review the most up-to-date version here. Polar Polls LLC may, in its sole discretion, modify or revise these Terms of Service and policies at any time, and you agree to be bound by such modifications or revisions. Nothing in these Terms of Service shall be deemed to confer any third-party rights or benefits.

1. Service

These Terms of Service apply to all users of the Site and Service, including users who are also contributors of Content on the Service. “Content” includes the text, software, scripts, graphics, photos, sounds, music, videos, audiovisual combinations, interactive features and other materials you may view on, access through, or contribute to the Service. The Service includes all aspects of Polar Polls LLC, including but not limited to all software and services offered via the Site.

The Service may contain links to third party websites and advertisements that are not owned or controlled by Polar Polls LLC. Polar Polls LLC has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party websites. In addition, Polar Polls LLC will not and cannot censor or edit the content of any third-party site. By using the Service, you expressly relieve Polar Polls LLC from any and all liability arising from your use of any third-party website.

You acknowledge that it is possible to use certain features of the Service by logging into the Service from third party social networking sites, e.g. Facebook, Twitter, etc. ("Social Networking Sites"). If you go into the Service from a Social Networking Site, you understand that the Polar Polls LLC does not control such Social Networking Sites and different terms of use and privacy policies may apply. Polar Polls LLC is not responsible for such Social Networking Sites. Polar Polls LLC does not review, approve, monitor, endorse, warrant, or make any representations with respect to a Social Networking Sites and is not responsible for any products or services that you use or purchase from a Social Networking Site or any third-party website.

Accordingly, we encourage you to be aware when you leave the Service and to read the terms and conditions and privacy policy of each other website that you visit.

2. Accounts

In order to access some features of the Service, you will have to create an Polar Polls LLC account. You may never use another's account without permission. When creating your account, you must provide accurate and truthful information. You are solely responsible for the activity that occurs on your account, and you must keep your account password secure. You may not use another user’s account or allow another user to use your account. You must notify Polar Polls LLC immediately of any breach of security or unauthorized use of your account.

Although Polar Polls LLC will not be liable for your losses caused by any unauthorized use of your account or your failure to comply with the above requirements, you may be liable for the losses of Polar Polls LLC or others due to such unauthorized use.

3. General Use

Polar Polls LLC gives you a worldwide, royalty-free, non-assignable and non-exclusive license to i) use the Site solely for your personal, or permitted commercial purposes; ii) install and use Site Software (if Polar Polls LLC makes any available) and iii) install and use all Mobile Software solely on your handheld mobile device. Your use of any Mobile Software from the Apple App Store and the Android Market is governed by separate terms and conditions and you agree to all applicable terms of service for the Apple App Store and the Android Market, respectively and as applicable.

Polar Polls LLC hereby grants you permission to access and use the Service as set forth in these Terms of Service, provided that:

  1. You agree not to circumvent, disable or otherwise interfere with security-related features of the Service or features that prevent or restrict use, copying, disassembly, reverse compilation or reverse engineering of any Site Software or Mobile Software;
  2. You agree not to alter or modify any part of the Service.
  3. You agree not to access the Service in order to build a similar or competitive Service;
  4. You agree not to copy, reproduce, distribute, transmit, broadcast, display, sell, license, or otherwise commercially exploit any Service for any other purposes without the prior written consent of Polar Polls LLC. All copyright and other proprietary notices on any Service content must be retained on any copies;
  5. You agree not to use or launch any automated system, including without limitation, "robots," "spiders," or "offline readers," on the Service;
  6. You agree not to upload, transmit or distribute any computer viruses, worms or any software intended to damage or alter a computer system or data;
  7. You agree not to post, display or transmit any user content that violates any third-party right including any copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, moral right, privacy right, right of publicity or any other intellectual property or propriety right of a third party;
  8. You agree not to grant operators of public search engines permission to use spiders to copy materials from the site for the sole purpose of and solely to the extent necessary for creating publicly available searchable indices of the materials, but not caches or archives of such materials;
  9. You agree not to collect or harvest any personally identifiable information, including account names, from the Service, nor to use the communication systems provided by the Service (e.g., comments, email) for any commercial solicitation purposes;
  10. You agree not to solicit, for commercial purposes, any users of the Service with respect to their Content;
  11. In your use of the Service, you will comply will all applicable laws.

Polar Polls LLC reserves the right to modify, suspend or discontinue any aspect of the Service at any time with or without notice.

4. User Content

As defined above, “Content” includes the text, software, scripts, graphics, photos, sounds, music, videos, audiovisual combinations, interactive features and other materials you may view on, access through, or contribute to the Service. Content is provided to you AS IS. You may access Content for your information and personal use solely as intended through the provided functionality of the Service and as permitted under these Terms of Service. You understand that when using the Service, you will be exposed to Content from a variety of sources, and that Polar Polls LLC is not responsible for the accuracy, usefulness, safety, or intellectual property rights of or relating to such Content. You further understand and acknowledge that you may be exposed to Content that is inaccurate, offensive, indecent, or objectionable, and you agree to waive, and hereby do waive, any legal or equitable rights or remedies you have or may have against Polar Polls LLC with respect thereto, and, to the extent permitted by applicable law, agree to indemnify and hold harmless Polar Polls LLC, its owners, operators, affiliates, licensors, and licensees to the fullest extent allowed by law regarding all matters related to your use of the Service. Polar Polls LLC is not obligated to backup any Content and Content may be deleted at any time. You are solely responsible for creating backup copies of your Content if you desire.

As an Polar Polls LLC account holder you may submit Content to the Service. You understand that Polar Polls LLC does not guarantee any confidentiality with respect to any Content you submit. You shall be solely responsible for your own Content and the consequences of submitting and publishing your Content on the Service. You affirm, represent, and warrant that you own or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions to publish Content you submit; and you license to Polar Polls LLC all patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights in and to such Content for publication on the Service pursuant to these Terms of Service. You acknowledge and agree that Polar Polls LLC may display advertisements, product and service offers and deals and other information with Content and that you are not entitled to any compensation for such advertisements.

For clarity, you retain ownership of your Content. However, by submitting Content to Polar Polls LLC, you hereby grant Polar Polls LLC a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, sublicenseable and transferable license to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display, and perform the Content in connection with the Service and Polar Polls LLC (and its successors' and affiliates') business, including without limitation for promoting and redistributing part or all of the Service (and derivative works thereof) in any media formats and through any media channels. You also hereby grant each user of the Service a non-exclusive license to access your Content through the Service, and to use, reproduce, distribute, display and perform such Content as permitted through the functionality of the Service and under these Terms of Service. The above licenses granted by you are perpetual and irrevocable.

You further agree that Content you submit to the Service will not contain third party copyrighted material, or material that is subject to other third party proprietary rights, unless you have permission from the rightful owner of the material or you are otherwise legally entitled to post the material and to grant Polar Polls LLC all of the license rights granted herein.

Polar Polls LLC does not endorse any Content submitted to the Service by any user or other licensor, or any opinion, recommendation, or advice expressed therein, and Polar Polls LLC expressly disclaims any and all liability in connection with Content. Polar Polls LLC does not permit copyright infringing activities and infringement of intellectual property rights on the Service, and Polar Polls LLC reserves the right (but have no obligation) to review any Content, investigate, and/or take appropriate action in our sole discretion (including the removal of all Content) if properly notified that such Content infringes on another's intellectual property rights. Polar Polls LLC reserves the right to remove Content without prior notice.

5. Community Guidelines

You further agree that you will not submit to the Service any Content or other material that is contrary to the Polar Polls LLC Guidelines, which may be updated from time to time, or contrary to applicable local, national, and international laws and regulations.

6. Intellectual Property Rights

The Content on the Service and all intellectual property rights, including copyrights, patents, trademarks and trade secrets associated with the Service, Site, Site Software and Mobile Software are owned by or licensed to Polar Polls LLC or its licensors. Use of the Service does not transfer to you or any third party any rights, title or interest in or to such intellectual property rights and such use is governed by Polar Polls LLC’s Copyright Policy.

All remarks, suggestions, ideas, graphics, comments, feedback or other information that you send to us regarding the Service through our site (other than information we promise to protect under our privacy policy) will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary.

7. Account Termination

This Agreement will remain in full force and effect while you use the Service, unless otherwise terminated. Polar Polls LLC will suspend a user’s rights to use the Service or terminate a user's access to the Service if, under appropriate circumstances and at Polar Polls LLC’s sole discretion, the user is determined to be in violation of this Agreement. Any termination of a user’s account involves deletion of the Content associated therewith from our live databases and Polar Polls LLC will have no liability in connection therewith.

8. Release

You agree not to hold Polar Polls LLC liable for the Content, actions, or inactions of other users. As a condition of access to the Service, you release Polar Polls LLC (and its officers, directors, shareholders, agents, subsidiaries, and employees) from claims, demands, losses, liabilities and damages (actual and consequential) of every kind and nature, known and unknown, arising out of or in any way connected with any dispute you have or claim to have with one or more users, including whether or not Polar Polls LLC becomes involved in any resolution or attempted resolution of the dispute. If you are a California resident, you waive California Civil Code Section 1542, which says: "A general release does not extend to claims which the creditor does not know or suspect to exist in his favor at the time of executing the release, which if known by him must have materially affected his settlement with the debtor." If you are a resident of another jurisdiction, you waive any comparable statute or doctrine.

9. Indemnity

At Polar Polls LLC’s request, you agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Polar Polls LLC, its officers, directors, shareholders, employees, subsidiaries, and agents from all damages, liabilities, claims and expenses, including without limitation attorneys' fees and costs, arising from: (i) any breach or alleged breach by you of this Agreement, including without limitation your representations and warranties relating to your Content; or (ii) your acts, omissions or use of the Service, including without limitation your negligent, willful or illegal conduct. We reserve the right to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, and in such case, you agree to cooperate with our defense of such claim.

10. Warranty Disclaimer

YOU AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES SHALL BE AT YOUR SOLE RISK. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, Polar Polls LLC, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AND AGENTS DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN CONNECTION WITH THE SERVICES AND YOUR USE THEREOF. Polar Polls LLC MAKES NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THIS SITE'S CONTENT OR THE CONTENT OF ANY SITES LINKED TO THIS SITE AND ASSUMES NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY (I) ERRORS, MISTAKES, OR INACCURACIES OF CONTENT, (II) PERSONAL INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE, OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER, RESULTING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF OUR SERVICES, (III) ANY UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR USE OF OUR SECURE SERVERS AND/OR ANY AND ALL PERSONAL INFORMATION AND/OR FINANCIAL INFORMATION STORED THEREIN, (IV) ANY INTERRUPTION OR CESSATION OF TRANSMISSION TO OR FROM OUR SERVICES, (IV) ANY BUGS, VIRUSES, TROJAN HORSES, OR THE LIKE WHICH MAY BE TRANSMITTED TO OR THROUGH OUR SERVICES BY ANY THIRD PARTY, AND/OR (V) ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN ANY CONTENT OR FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND INCURRED AS A RESULT OF THE USE OF ANY CONTENT POSTED, EMAILED, TRANSMITTED, OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE VIA THE SERVICES. Polar Polls LLC DOES NOT WARRANT, ENDORSE, GUARANTEE, OR ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY PRODUCT OR SERVICE ADVERTISED OR OFFERED BY A THIRD PARTY THROUGH THE SERVICES OR ANY HYPERLINKED SERVICES OR FEATURED IN ANY BANNER OR OTHER ADVERTISING, AND Polar Polls LLC WILL NOT BE A PARTY TO OR IN ANY WAY BE RESPONSIBLE FOR MONITORING ANY TRANSACTION BETWEEN YOU AND THIRD-PARTY PROVIDERS OF PRODUCTS OR SERVICES. AS WITH THE PURCHASE OF A PRODUCT OR SERVICE THROUGH ANY MEDIUM OR IN ANY ENVIRONMENT, YOU SHOULD USE YOUR BEST JUDGMENT AND EXERCISE CAUTION WHERE APPROPRIATE.

11. Limitation of Liability

IN NO EVENT SHALL Polar Polls LLC, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, OR AGENTS, BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM ANY (I) ERRORS, MISTAKES, OR INACCURACIES OF CONTENT, (II) PERSONAL INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE, OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER, RESULTING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF OUR SERVICES, (III) ANY UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR USE OF OUR SECURE SERVERS AND/OR ANY AND ALL PERSONAL INFORMATION AND/OR FINANCIAL INFORMATION STORED THEREIN, (IV) ANY INTERRUPTION OR CESSATION OF TRANSMISSION TO OR FROM OUR SERVICES, (IV) ANY BUGS, VIRUSES, TROJAN HORSES, OR THE LIKE, WHICH MAY BE TRANSMITTED TO OR THROUGH OUR SERVICES BY ANY THIRD PARTY, AND/OR (V) ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN ANY CONTENT OR FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND INCURRED AS A RESULT OF YOUR USE OF ANY CONTENT POSTED, EMAILED, TRANSMITTED, OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE VIA THE SERVICES, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT THE COMPANY IS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THE FOREGOING LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SHALL APPLY TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW IN THE APPLICABLE JURISDICTION.

THE MAXIMUM LIABILITY OF Polar Polls LLC ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANYWAY CONNECTED TO THIS AGREEMENT OR THE SERVICE SHALL NOT EXCEED U.S. $50.00. THE EXISTENCE OF ONE OR MORE CLAIMS UNDER THESE TERMS WILL NOT INCREASE OUR LIABILITY. IN NO EVENT SHALL OUR SUPPLIERS HAVE ANY LIABILITY ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THIS AGREEMENT OR SERVICES.

12. Entire Agreement

This Agreement (including the Guidelines, Privacy Policy and Copyright Policy) sets forth the entire understanding and agreement between you and Polar Polls LLC with respect to the Service and supersedes any prior or contemporaneous agreements or understandings. You acknowledge that no other written, oral or electronic communications will serve to modify or supplement this Agreement, and you agree not to make any claims inconsistent with this understanding or in reliance on communications not part of this Agreement. The section headings used herein are for convenience only and shall not affect the interpretation of this Agreement. If any provision of this Agreement shall be held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be unlawful, void, or unenforceable, then in such jurisdiction that provision shall be deemed severable from these terms and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions. The Agreement, and your rights and obligations herein, may not be assigned, subcontracted, delegated or otherwise transferred by you with Polar Polls LLC’s prior written consent.

13. Governing Law

This Agreement is made and entered into in the State of New Hampshire and shall be governed by, interpreted, enforced and construed in all respects in accordance with the laws of the State of New Hampshire, excluding its conflict of laws rules. The language of all parts of this Agreement shall in all cases be construed as a whole, according to its fair meaning, and not strictly for or against any of the parties. You agree that any controversy or claim arising out of or relating to this Agreement are to be settled by binding arbitration in Rockingham County, the State of New Hampshire. Arbitration shall be conducted on a confidential basis pursuant to the Arbitration Rules of the American Arbitration Association. All disputes must be settled within 30 days from the start of arbitration. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Polar Polls LLC may seek injunctive or other equitable relief to protect its intellectual property rights in any court of competent jurisdiction.