The following Terms and Conditions is a legal contract between you, an individual user or a single entity (collectively or individually "Users", “You”, “Your”,
“Yours”), and HOKO Limited regarding your use of the Site and of HOKO Platform (collectively the “Service”).
HOKO Platform is a full deep linking solution for iOS, Android and web apps in a
single platform, coupled with an advance tracking dashboard to monitor the performance of every link you share.
The Site makes available information relating to HOKO Platform.
The Service is destined to be used for commercial purposes by entities or
individuals that have developed or have the rights to commercially exploit an
application to which the Service can be connected.
The Service belongs and was developed by HOKO Limited (henceforth HOKO ).
When using particular functionalities and features that are part of the Service,
You may be subject to additional guidelines, terms, or rules applicable to such
functionalities and features (“Additional Terms”), which may be posted from time to
reference into these Terms and Conditions.
By accessing and using the Service, You signal your acceptance, without
limitation or qualification, to these Terms and Conditions. If you do not agree with
these Terms and Conditions, you are not permitted to use the Service.
Please read these Terms and Conditions on a regular basis, as they can be
changed with no prior notification to You. If the User keeps using the Service after
amendments to these Terms and Conditions, any such use shall be interpreted as
acceptance of the amendments.
These Terms and Conditions remain available on the Site for you consultation.
The Service is intended solely for access and use by individuals that are
eighteen (18) years of age or older. By accessing and using the Service, you are
certifying that you are at least eighteen (18) years old.
By using the Service, you represent and warrant that you have the right,
authority, and capacity to enter into these Terms and Conditions.
If you are merely browsing through the Site and have not registered, your use of
the Site is still subject to these Terms and Conditions.
You will have to sign up and become a registered User if you want to use the
If you sign up to become a registered User, you will have to provide a set of
information required by HOKO and may also be asked to choose a username and a
password for your account.
You agree that you (a) shall provide true, accurate, current and complete
information to HOKO in connection with any use or access of the Service and (b) will
maintain and update this information to keep it true, accurate, current and complete.
HOKO reserves the right to terminate your use of the Service in the event we learn
or believe any information provided may be false, inaccurate, not current or
You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and
password and for restricting access to your computer, and you agree to accept
responsibility for all activities that occur under your account and/or password.
If any unauthorized person obtains access to the Service as a result of any act
or omission by you, you shall use your best efforts to ascertain the source and
manner of acquisition and shall fully and promptly brief us. You shall otherwise
cooperate and assist in any investigation relating to any such unauthorized access.
License to use the Service
Provided you have opened an account in HOKO for using the Service, HOKO
grants to You a nonexclusive, nonassignable, nontransferable license to use the
Service for the exclusive purposes for which the Service is made available.
HOKO makes available an API that will allow the Service to work together with
your application. You are exclusively responsible for obtaining all required licenses
from third parties as required to use the Service together with your application.
HOKO reserves the full extent of its rights with respect to the Service under
applicable law. Any use of the Service which is not expressly authorised by HOKO
hereunder or allowed pursuant to mandatory applicable law is prohibited. Without
limiting the foregoing, You shall do or attempt to do (or permit other to do or attempt
to do) any of the following in connection with the Service or any portion thereof:
a) Download and/or install the Service;
b) Reproduce, copy, upload, post, transmit, transfer, distribute or use the Service in
any nonauthorised manner;
c) Distribute, market or otherwise make available the Service to, or perform the
foregoing for, any third party, whether by sublicense, transfer, assignment, license,
deposit or otherwise, or display the Service, whether free of charge or not;
d) Use the Service on behalf or for the benefit of any third party (including as part of
any application service provider, service bureau, facilities management, or other
similar arrangements or services);
e) Use the Service so as to develop or to market any software program or to
compete with HOKO in any way, or in any other manner which violates the
intellectual property rights of HOKO ;
f) Disassemble, reverse engineer, decompile or decode the Service, or otherwise
attempt to obtain or perceive the source code from which any software component of
the Service is compiled or interpreted, and you acknowledge that nothing herein will
be construed to grant you any right to obtain or use such code;
g) Override, break down, avoid, bypass, remove, deactivate or otherwise impair any
protection system, mechanism or measure integrated into or provided within the
Service (including decrypting any encrypted code or descrambling any scrambled
h) Access or use any module, functionality or other part of the Service which has not
been authorised hereunder;
i) Create a derivative work or adapt, alter, change, transform, modify, transform, re-cast or rearrange the Service, including with the intent or effect of creating a
derivative work or any composite work, joint work, collective work, or compilation
involving the Service or its documentation;
j) Translate the Service into other languages.
In case You breach any of the above, it is expressly agreed that the intellectual
property rights which may arise therefrom shall exclusively vest in or remain
exclusively vested in HOKO and You will take such action as HOKO may reasonably
require in order to effectively vest such intellectual property rights in HOKO or to
evidence the same.
HOKO may, but is not under any obligation to, view, analyze, control or edit any
contents or materials made available by Users on the Service.
You are exclusively responsible for any contents you make available on or
through the Service, including without limitation opinions, comments and
suggestions. You shall therefore not make available any illegal contents or contents
the use of which was not authorised.
HOKO is in no way responsible for the information, opinions or contents of any
kind that are made available by you or by other users, nor for any information,
product or services which may be associated or advertised on the Service, including
without limitation on banners or any type of advertising.
HOKO reserves the right to use, by any means and with no limits as regards
place, time, format or purposes, the contents, information and materials you make
available on or through the Service.
HOKO cannot also be held responsible for the use other users make of your
HOKO may remove, with no prior written notification to you, any content or
material made available by you on or through the Service, including without limitation
if they are illegal or when required by a competent entity.
HOKO may also require from you to delete any content that infringes or may
infringe HOKO or third parties' rights, or mandatory applicable law. You shall
immediately remove any such content.
User's acknowledgments and obligations
a) Obtain all licenses, approvals and authorizations with a view to guarantee that the
Service is not used and/or accessed in breach of applicable law, bearing all costs
b) Not access, or try to access, the Service, through means which are not made
available by HOKO nor use modified forms of software with the purpose of obtaining
non authorised access to the Service;
c) Introduce software or automated agents or scripts to the Service so as to produce
multiple accounts, generate automated searches, requests and queries, or to strip or
mine data from the Service;
d) Not use the Service, its contents, materials, functionalities and resources, for
illegal purposes or for purposes not permitted herein, such as to perform or publish
any performance or benchmark tests or analyzes relating to the Service or the use
e) Not alter, change, modify, transform, adapt, translate, decompile, reverse
engineer, copy, reproduce, upload, post, transmit, transfer, distribute or use the
Service in any nonauthorised manner;
f) Not remove any copyright, trademark or other notices, legends, symbols or labels
appearing on the Service;
g) Not act in any manner that may interfere with the proper operation of the Service
or that may cause damages or jeopardize the integrity, continuity and quality of the
Service, including without limitation:
i) breaching authentication or security systems protecting access
accounts, servers, services or networks,
ii) accessing or obtaining third party's data without consent, including
without limitation phishing,
iii) non authorised searching of vulnerabilities or deficiencies regarding
access accounts, servers, services, networks (scanning),
iv) flooding or denial of service attacks,
v) non authorised access to computer systems, services or networks
vi) non authorised interception and/or interference in data, systems or
vii) breaching/circumventing or attempting to breach/circumvent any
technological measures and rightsmanagement information.
h) Not use the Service in any manner, or for any application, that is illegal,
threatening, harassing, privacy invading, harmful, vulgar, pornographic, malicious,
abusive, libelous, offensive, obscene, rude, hateful or discriminatory, or that is
otherwise objectionable, as well as that may negatively affect people's dignity or
minors, or that may negatively affect HOKO s image and reputation. Do not also use
the Service in an application that instructs on illegal activities or promote aggression
or cruelty against people or animals;
i) Not use the Service in any manner, or with applications, that breaches third parties'
rights, including without limitation HOKO or third parties' intellectual property rights,
third parties' personality rights (such as right to image and privacy) or confidentiality
obligations be aware then whenever you use, send or make available contents or
materials which are not yours, you have to obtain prior authorization from the holders
of the intellectual property or personality rights;
j) Not use the Service to, or together with applications, that promote or transmit
material which contains or may contain viruses, worms, errors, Trojan horses or
other codes or items, programs or files which may interrupt, destroy or limit the
functionality of any equipment or computer system (hardware and software);
k) Not use the Service to, or together with applications, that make available or
transmit any nonsolicited or nonauthorised content, such as advertising emails,
SPAM, junk mail, chain letters and pyramid schemes;
l) Not make available false or misleading information or content which falsely indicate
that it is supported or sponsored by HOKO;
m) Not hide your identity;
n) Not impersonate anyone or an entity, including without limitation a HOKO
employee or representative, nor act as a HOKO host, nor indicate falsely that you are
related to a third person;
o) Not collect, store, make available, transmit, exploit or reproduce any information
on other users (including without limitation users' names and/or emails) for non-authorised purposes.
p) Not create an account or provide any information under false pretences, with false
or incomplete information, or to mislead others;
q) Not adulterate (introduce, modify, suppress or erase, in whole or in part) data, with
the intention of misleading their recipients, including without limitation, IP Spoofing
and changing the emails' identification;
r) Not use the Service in territories which may adversely affect HOKO s rights, e.g.,
when applicable law may make sections of these Terms and Conditions void, or rules
on intellectual property may prevent the exercise of HOKO s rights under the Berne
Convention or a risk that the Service may enter the public domain;
s) Comply at all times with all obligations applicable to the data collected by your
applications through the Service;
t) Promptly provide information reasonably requested by HOKO under the scope of
these Terms and Conditions.
You shall further use the Service in a careful, prudent and responsible manner,
and shall not use it in a manner that may affect, disturb or degrade the availability,
integrity and quality of the Service.
Any use of the Service is made at your own initiative and risk, and therefore you
are exclusively responsible for any damages caused to your computer systems or for
any other damages, including without limitation loss of data, which result from the
use of the contents, materials and/or information obtained through the Service.
You are exclusively responsible and liable for your application, and HOKO has
no intervention over it.
You further acknowledge that you and your application comply with all
applicable laws and regulations, including relating to the processing of personal
You shall be exclusively responsible and liable for the use you make of the
Service, including for any customisations, parameterizations or personalisation you
make based on the functionalities made available. HOKO has no intervention over
the choices you make for use of the Service and of its functionalities. You declare
and acknowledge that you shall only use the Service and its functionalities as
permitted by applicable law.
HOKO may, at any moment and without prior notice, undertake the measures
required for guaranteeing the integrity, security, availability and quality of the Site,
including restrictions and limitations of access.
You shall adopt all measures necessary to protect your computer systems
and/or other terminal equipment, including without limitation by means of installing
You shall promptly communicate to HOKO situations that may come to your
a) security breach in the Service and
b) the development and marketing of equipment and devices aiming at allowing the
illegitimate access to the Service.
HOKO is under no obligation to view, analyze or control the contents, materials
and services made available in linked sites and therefore it is not liable for them.
Links to other sites not does mean that there is any kind of relationship between
HOKO and the owner of said sites, or that HOKO accepts or approves any content,
services or materials made available therein. HOKO is therefore not liable for any
content made available on sites to which the Service links.
10.1. In case you are a registered User using HOKO Platform, you shall have to pay
the fees which are indicated here or otherwise are communicated to you.
HOKO retains all intellectual property rights in the Service, its content,
structure, selection, organisation and presentation of content (together with
modifications, improvements, enhancements, updates, new versions and
customisations), including without limitation its functionalities and software, as well
as the trademarks, service marks, brands, characters and logos – and nothing in
relation to these Terms and Conditions shall operate as a transfer of such.
HOKO may include the corporate, business and trading names of User, as well
as its trademarks, service marks, logos, slogans, trade dress and brand names,
whether registered or unregistered, either alone or on combination with any other
names and/or trademarks, in reference lists, in proposals to be presented to
prospective clients, in internal business documents, in plans to be presented to
shareholders, in the scope of promotional, advertising and marketing actions related
with the Service, including at any trade show (including in any newspaper, magazine
or similar public forum), as well as whenever required for legal or accounting
You shall not use HOKO 's corporate, business and trading names, or its
trademarks, service marks, logos, slogans, trade dress and brand names for any
purpose without HOKO 's prior written authorization, including to promote, disclose
or advertise your application.
Limitation of liability and indemnification
HOKO assumes no liability for any damages to, or viruses that may infect, your
computer equipment or other property on account of your use of the Service, nor for:
a) The use or impossibility of use of the Service, including in case of delays,
interruptions, errors, interferences or suspension of communications, virus, bugs or
malfunction of systems, as well as a result of customisations/adaptations undertaken
b) Delays or unavailability caused by Internet or other systems’ deficiencies or overload;
c) Suspension, nonoperation or nonauthorised use of the servers on which the Service is stored;
d) Third parties illegal actions or omissions, including without limitation access and
modification of databases;
e) Use of you user name and passwords by nonauthorised third parties;
f) Security breaches or deficiencies which may arise from the use of a nonupdated
or unsecure browser, as well as for the activation of devices used to store passwords
or identification codes, or for damages, errors or inaccuracy that may result from their
g) The data, information and contents collected by your application through HOKO
h) For any lack of interoperability of HOKO Platform with your application;
i) Delays or failures arising from i) any delay or failure by you or third parties, ii)
errors or omissions in any information provided by you, iii) the incorrect or
unauthorized use of the Service;
j) Delays or failures arising from a force majeure event.
To the extent permitted by applicable law, under no circumstances and under
no legal or equitable theory, whether in tort, contract, strict liability or otherwise, shall
HOKO or any of its affiliates, employees, directors, officers, agents, vendors or
suppliers be liable to You or to any other person for any indirect, special, incidental
or consequential losses or damages of any nature arising out of or in connection with
the use of or inability to use the Service, including, without limitation, damages for
lost profits, loss of business, loss of anticipated savings, loss of production, loss of
equipment or materials, loss of goodwill, loss of data, work stoppage, accuracy of
results, market share loss, damage to reputation and trading losses or computer
failure or malfunction, even if an authorised representative of HOKO has been
advised of or should have known of the possibility of such damages.
You agree to indemnify and hold harmless HOKO and its affiliates from and
against any and all claims, damages, costs and expenses, including attorneys' fees,
arising from or related to your use of the Service or any breach by you of these
Terms and Conditions.
To the extent permitted by applicable law, the Service and relating
documentation (including contents, materials and information) are provided “as is”
and “with all faults” and the entire risk as to satisfactory quality and performance is
with You. HOKO does not make, and each hereby fully disclaims, any other
representations, warranties and conditions regarding the Service and documentation
(including contents, materials and information), whether oral or written, express or
implied, and whether arising by statute or otherwise in law, or from a course of
performance, course of dealing or usage of trade, to the maximum extent permitted
by applicable law, including any representation, warranty or condition that the
Service will meet the requirements of User or that its use will be uninterrupted or
errorfree, and including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability,
fitness for a particular purpose or noninfringement.
HOKO does not further warrant that:
a) The Service will function uninterruptedly, is free of errors or flaws or is available on
a continuous manner;
b) The Service does contain any virus or other elements which may affect your
c) The results obtained through the use of the Service are correct, true, accurate,
updated or reliable;
d) Any advice, recommendation or information made available on the Service, or
obtained through its use, is updated, accurate, complete and without errors – HOKO
informs that is does not assume any legal duty in this matter;
e) The Service will work together with your application.
Please be aware that your use of the Service it at your own risk. HOKO does
not warrant that the Service meets your needs or expectations or that it meets your
HOKO makes no representation that the Service, the contents, materials and
information therein are appropriate or available for use in every location and access
to them from territories where the content may be illegal is prohibited.
Suspension and closing of the Service
These Terms and Conditions shall remain in force and effect until terminated.
2. 14.2. HOKO may, at any time and without prior notice:
a) Suspend, in whole or in part, access to any part of the Service, including for
purposes of managing, supporting, changing or updating the Service – whenever
possible, HOKO will inform online the dates and times of such interventions;
b) Close, in whole or in part, the Service.
The closing or suspension of the Service does not grant you any right to an
indemnification or compensation from HOKO.
In case you are a registered User, HOKO may terminate your account (and
therefore your use of HOKO Platform) by convenience or in case of breach by you
by giving not less 10 (ten) days prior written notice, unless your breach is not
curable, in which case your account is closed on the date you are notified by HOKO.
HOKO may also suspend or close the Service or your account in case it
becomes unlawful for HOKO to comply or perform its obligations hereunder.
You may terminate these Terms and Conditions by notifying us in writing (in
which case the account will be closed within 30 days) or by closing your account, if
this option is made available.
In case of termination of your account:
a) You shall immediately terminate your use of HOKO Platform;
b) All data stored by HOKO may be deleted (without prejudice to what is stated in the
you may deem necessary to transfer the data to other means;
c) All documentation (and all copies, duplicates, summaries, abstracts or other
representations of any such documentation of HOKO or any part thereof, in whatever
form) shall be returned to HOKO;
Termination of your account will not affect any accrued rights of the parties,
including any right to receive any payments due but unpaid before termination.
HOKO will not reimburse you any amounts already paid.
HOKO reserves the right to manage the design and layout of all information,
content and materials made available on the Service and therefore it can at any time
update, alter or delete any contents, services, options and functionalities, as well as
alter its presentation and configuration, or its URL.
You may not assign these Terms and Conditions, nor any of the rights or
obligations arising thereof, in whole or in part, to any third party without the prior
written consent of HOKO. HOKO may assign these Terms and Conditions, as well
as any of its obligations or rights, to a successor entity resulting from a merger,
acquisition or consolidation by HOKO.
You shall keep confidential all information made available to You by HOKO or
that You may have access under these Terms and Conditions that is not generally
available to the public through no fault of Yours (“Confidential Information”). In the
event that You are obligated to disclose any Confidential Information as a result of
law or by court order or pursuant to governmental action, You shall promptly inform
HOKO comply with HOKO 's recommendations which are compatible with the court
order or governmental action and exercise all reasonable efforts to ensure that
confidential treatment will be accorded such Confidential Information. The
confidentiality obligations shall remain in force even after termination of these Terms
These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed under the
laws of Portugal without regard to conflicts of law provisions.
To the extent permitted by applicable law, any action or proceeding arising
directly or indirectly out of or related to these Terms and Conditions or your use of
the Service must be brought in the courts located in Portugal and you consent to the
exclusive jurisdiction and venue of such courts.
HOKO Limited is a company incorporated in United Kingdom, with registered
number 9525857, whose principal place of business is at 45 Bonhill Street,
Shoreditch, London EC2A 4BX, United Kingdom.
Questions and Feedback
If you have any questions, comments or concerns about our services or these Terms of
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