Terms and Conditions

Welcome to SocialLadder. As with all other online offerings, our application and related services are delivered within a predefined legal framework, as set out below. These terms apply to the SocialLadder application along with any related websites, services or products (collectively, the “App”) delivered to you by RKI Apps Inc. (hereinafter referred to as “RKI” or “we”), a corporation registered in Delaware.  If you continue to use the App, our website or our services, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use (as the same may change from time to time), which together with our privacy policy govern RKI's relationship with you in relation to the App, SocialLadder website, services and applications.

  1. We reserve the right to modify or terminate the App or your access to the App for any reason, without notice, at any time, and without liability to you.
  2. We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to change these terms of use from time to time.
  3. We reserve the right to refuse access to the App to anyone for any reason at any time.
  4. We reserve the right to force forfeiture of any username for any reason.
  5. We may, but have no obligation to, remove, edit, block, and/or monitor content or user accounts containing content that we determine in our sole discretion violates these terms or that we believe is detrimental to the App or the services provided hereunder.
  6. You are solely responsible for your interaction with other users of the App or any 3rd parties utilizing the App as a marketing platform, whether online or offline. You agree that RKI is not responsible or liable for the conduct of any user or 3rd party. RKI reserves the right, but has no obligation, to monitor or become involved in disputes between you and other users. Exercise common sense and your best judgment when interacting with others, including when you submit or post content or any personal or other information.
  7. There may be links from the App, or from communications you receive from RKI, to third-party web sites or features. There may also be links to 3rd party web sites or features in images or comments within the App. The App also includes 3rd party content that we do not control, maintain or endorse. Functionality on the App may also permit interactions between the App and a 3rd party web site or feature, including applications that connect the App or your profile on the App with a 3rd party web site or feature. You expressly acknowledge and agree that RKI is in no way responsible or liable for any such 3rd party services or features. YOUR CORRESPONDENCE AND BUSINESS DEALINGS WITH 3rd PARTIES FOUND THROUGH THE SERVICE ARE SOLELY BETWEEN YOU AND THE 3rd PARTY.
  8. You agree that you are responsible for all data charges you incur through use of the App.
  9. Neither we nor any 3rd parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the promotions, information and materials found or offered on the App or within the application for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.
  10. Your use of any information or participating in promotions on this App is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this App meet your specific requirements.
  11. This App contains material which is owned by or licensed to us (including content posted by other users). This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics. Reproduction is prohibited other than in accordance with the copyright notice, which forms part of these terms and conditions.
  12. You must not: (a) use the App or the SocialLadder services in any unlawful manner, for any unlawful or fraudulent purpose, or in any manner inconsistent with these terms; (b) infringe our intellectual property rights or those of any third party in relation to your use of the App or the SocialLadder services; (c) transmit any material that is defamatory, offensive or otherwise objectionable in relation to your use of the App or the SocialLadder services; (d) use the App or the SocialLadder services in a way that could damage, disable, overburden, impair or compromise our systems or security or interfere with other users; (e) collect or harvest any information or data from the App or the SocialLadder services or our systems or attempt to decipher any transmissions to or from the servers running the App or the SocialLadder services; (f) disclose or distribute information relating to another user of the App or the SocialLadder services to any third party, or use any other user's information for any marketing purposes unless you have that User's express permission to do so; or (g) access or register user logins via bots or other automated methods.
  13. The App and related SocialLadder services may links to other websites or applications. These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that we endorse such items. We have no responsibility for the content of the such items.
  14. Any contribution of content is subject to our current Contribution Guidelines as they apply from time to time. Content that does not conform to the Contribution Guidelines (being e.g. of an offensive nature) will be at risk of removal. Ultimately, we will retain sole discretion over whether to remove or all any content posted using the App or the SocialLadder service generally.
  15. We work hard to keep the App and all related services up and running smoothly. However, we take no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the App or website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control.
  16. Your use of this App, website, application and services and any dispute arising out of such use of the website is subject to the laws of Delaware, USA.
  17. You acknowledge that 3rd parties may use the App and our platform generally to market goods and services to you through various promotional activities.  By using the App, you hereby acknowledge and agree that such 3rd parties are solely and exclusively for any activities they undertake via the App or any related websites.  In no event will RKI be responsible for any 3rd party promotions occurring via the App (even if it is not readily apparent that the promotion is being administered by a 3rd party).   If the event of any issues with regard to a promotion within the App, an interaction with another user of the App or a 3rd party using the App as a marketing or promotional platform, RKI shall not be responsible for such interactions and you shall solely look to the applicable 3rd party in the event of any issues or liability.
  18. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL RKI BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, ECONOMIC, EXEMPLARY, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL LOSSES OR DAMAGES) THAT ARE DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY RELATED TO: (A) THE APP; (B) ANY CONTENT WITHIN THE APP; (C) ANY PROMOTIONAL OR MARKETING SERVICES OCCURING VIA THE APP; (D) YOUR USE OF, INABILITY TO USE, OR THE PERFORMANCE OF THE APP; (E) ANY ACTION TAKEN IN CONNECTION WITH AN INVESTIGATION BY RKI OR LAW ENFORCEMENT AUTHORITIES REGARDING YOUR OR ANY OTHER PARTY'S USE OF THE APP; (F) ANY ACTION TAKEN IN CONNECTION WITH COPYRIGHT OR OTHER INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY OWNERS; (G) ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN THE APP'S OPERATION; OR (H) ANY DAMAGE TO ANY USER'S COMPUTER, MOBILE DEVICE, OR OTHER EQUIPMENT OR TECHNOLOGY INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGE FROM ANY SECURITY BREACH OR FROM ANY VIRUS, BUGS, TAMPERING, FRAUD, ERROR, OMISSION, INTERRUPTION, DEFECT, DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, COMPUTER LINE OR NETWORK FAILURE OR ANY OTHER TECHNICAL OR OTHER MALFUNCTION, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOST PROFITS, LOSS OF GOODWILL, LOSS OF DATA, WORK STOPPAGE, ACCURACY OF RESULTS, OR COMPUTER FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION, EVEN IF FORESEEABLE OR EVEN IF RKI HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF OR SHOULD HAVE KNOWN OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR TORT (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, WHETHER CAUSED IN WHOLE OR IN PART BY NEGLIGENCE, ACTS OF GOD, TELECOMMUNICATIONS FAILURE, OR THEFT OR DESTRUCTION OF THE APP). IN NO EVENT WILL RKI BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANYONE ELSE FOR LOSS, DAMAGE OR INJURY, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DEATH OR PERSONAL INJURY. SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN NO EVENT WILL RKI TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES OR CAUSES OR ACTION EXCEED ONE HUNDRED UNITED STATES DOLLARS ($100.00).  YOU AGREE THAT IN THE EVENT YOU INCUR ANY DAMAGES, LOSSES OR INJURIES THAT ARISE OUT OF RKI'S ACTS OR OMISSIONS, THE DAMAGES, IF ANY, CAUSED TO YOU ARE NOT IRREPARABLE OR SUFFICIENT TO ENTITLE YOU TO AN INJUNCTION PREVENTING ANY EXPLOITATION OF ANY WEB SITE, SERVICE, PROPERTY, PRODUCT OR OTHER CONTENT OWNED OR CONTROLLED BY RKI, AND YOU WILL HAVE NO RIGHTS TO ENJOIN OR RESTRAIN THE DEVELOPMENT, PRODUCTION, DISTRIBUTION, ADVERTISING, EXHIBITION OR EXPLOITATION OF ANY WEB SITE, PROPERTY, PRODUCT, SERVICE, OR OTHER CONTENT OWNED OR CONTROLLED BY RKI.
  19. If you have downloaded the App from the Apple App Store, the following additional terms and conditions in this clause 19 apply:
    1. These terms are solely between you and RKI, and not with Apple. We (and not Apple) are solely responsible for the App and its content (subject to these terms). You acknowledge that Apple has no obligation to furnish any maintenance or support services to you in connection with the App.
    2. In the event of any failure of the App to conform to any warranty that might be contained or implied into these terms, you may notify Apple, and Apple will refund the purchase price (if any) for the App. Except for the foregoing, to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, Apple will have no other warranty obligation whatsoever with respect to the App.
    3. Any claim in connection with the App related to product liability, a failure to conform to applicable legal or regulatory requirements, claims under consumer protection or similar legislation or intellectual property infringement are governed by these terms, and Apple is not responsible for such claims.
    4. You must comply with the App Store Terms of Service, including the Usage Rules.
    5. You represent and warrant that you are not located in any U.S. embargoed countries or on any U.S. Government list of prohibited or restricted parties.
    6. Apple and its subsidiaries are third party beneficiaries to these terms and, upon your acceptance of them, Apple will have the right to enforce these terms against you.
    7. All other terms and conditions of these terms apply to your use of the App.

Updated March 14, 2016