Terms & Conditions

Version 2.0 - Last revision date: October 20, 2017

Use of Yalp

By storing Music Products and Stored Content in Music Storage, you are storing a unique copy of such content and requesting Yalp to retain it on your behalf and to make it accessible to you through your Yalp account. By using the Yalp, you are requesting that Yalp make all of the necessary functions and features of the Yalp available to you in order to facilitate your use of Music Products and Stored Content. Additionally, by accessing or using Music Products and Stored Content through the Music Software, you are initiating and performing the corresponding functions on Yalp's servers, together with any related steps necessary to achieve them, through the Yalp. You understand that Yalp, in performing the required technical steps at your direction to provide you with the Yalp, may (a) transmit Music Products and Stored Content over various networks and in various media and (b) make such changes to Music Products and Stored Content as are necessary to conform and adapt it to the technical requirements of connecting networks, devices, services or media. You confirm and warrant to Yalp that you have the necessary rights to store in Music Storage any Stored Content that you direct Yalp to upload or store in Music Storage, and to instruct Yalp to perform the actions described in this section.

You may use Yalp for lawful purposes only in accordance with the Purpose of Yalp. You may not aid others in doing anything that you are not permitted to do under the Agreement.

You may not (1) submit or transmit through Yalp any content or material or (2) engage in any conduct, that Yalp in its sole discretion deems:

  • Variolates or infringes the rights of others, including without limitation, patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, privacy, publicity, or other proprietary rights
  • Is unlawful or is otherwise objectionable in our sole discretion, including without limitation materials or conduct that is threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, libelous, deceptive, fraudulent, obscene, invasive of another’s privacy, pornographic or sexually explicit, or tortiously interferes with another
  • Forges email headers or otherwise disguises the origin of any communication
  • Sends unsolicited bulk messages within Yalp’s messaging service
  • Uses automated “bots” to access or compile information posted in connection with Yalp;
  • Victimizes or harasses, degrades, or intimidates any individual or group of individuals
  • Impersonates any person, business, or entity
  • Expresses or implies that any statements you make are endorsed by Yalp without our specific prior written consent
  • That any statements you make and/or conduct undertaken by you are endorsed by Yalp without our specific prior written consent
  • “Frames” or “mirrors” any part of the Yalp, without Yalp’s prior written authorization. You also shall not use meta tags or code or other devices containing any reference to Yalp or the Yalp in order to direct any person to any other web site for any purpose
  • Modifies, adapts, sublicenses, translates, sells, reverse engineers, deciphers, decompiles or otherwise disassembles any portion of the Yalp or any software used on or for the Yalp, or cause others to do so
  • Encourages conduct that constitutes a criminal act or that gives rise to civil liability
  • Promotes any business other than Yalp or your services as offered through Yalp in accordance with the Purpose of the site; or
  • Violates the Agreement or otherwise interferes with the rights of others

Violation of License Terms

If you violate any of the material terms and conditions of the Terms, your rights under this license will immediately terminate and Yalp may terminate your access to Yalp, the Products and/or your Yalp account without notice and without refund to you.

Age Restrictions

In order to use Yalp you must be 13 years of age or older. If you are 13 or older but under 18 years of age, you must have your parent or legal guardian’s permission to use Yalp and to accept the Terms. You must not access Yalp if you are a person who is either barred or otherwise legally prohibited from receiving or using the Service or any Content under the laws of the country in which you are resident or from which you access or use Yalp. You must comply with any additional age restrictions that might apply for the use of specific Content on Yalp.

Basic Use Requirements

To use the Service, you will need a Device that meets the system and compatibility requirements for the relevant Content, which may change from time to time, working Internet access and compatible software. Your ability to use the Service and the performance of the Service may be affected by these factors. Such system requirements are your responsibility.

Third-Party Fees

You may incur access or data fees from third parties (such as your Internet provider or mobile carrier) in connection with your purchase and use of Products and Yalp. For instance, you may incur such fees if you use services provided through Yalp on or through third-party services or Devices. You are responsible for all such fees.

Sale, Distribution or Assignment to Third Parties

You may not sell, rent, lease, redistribute, broadcast, transmit, communicate, modify, sublicense or transfer or assign Products or your rights to Products to any third party without authorization, including with regard to any downloads of Products that you may obtain through Yalp. Use of any tool or feature provided as an authorized part of Yalp (for example, "Social Recommendations") shall not violate this provision so long as you use the tool as specifically permitted and only in the exact manner specified and enabled by Yalp.

No Public Performance

You agree not to display content contained in Products in whole or in part as part of any public performance or display even if no fee is charged (except where such use would not constitute a copyright infringement). Use of a tool or feature provided as an authorized part of Yalp (for example, "Social Recommendations", as defined in the Music terms below) is permitted, provided that as you use the tool or feature as specifically permitted and only in the exact manner specified and enabled by Yalp.

Service Content, Software and Trademarks

You acknowledge and agree that the Service may contain content or features (“Service Content”) that are protected by copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret or other proprietary rights and laws. Except as expressly authorized by Yalp, you agree not to modify, copy, frame, scrape, rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute or create derivative works based on the Service or the Service Content, in whole or in part, except that the foregoing does not apply to your own User Content (as defined below) that you legally upload to the Service. In connection with your use of the Service you will not engage in or use any data mining, robots, scraping or similar data gathering or extraction methods. If you are blocked by Yalp from accessing the Service (including blocking your IP address), you agree not to implement any measures to circumvent such blocking (e.g., by masking your IP address or using a proxy IP address). Any use of the Service or the Service Content other than as specifically authorized herein is strictly prohibited. The technology and software underlying the Service or distributed in connection therewith are the property of Yalp, our affiliates and our partners (the “Software”). You agree not to copy, modify, create a derivative work of, reverse engineer, reverse assemble or otherwise attempt to discover any source code, sell, assign, sublicense, or otherwise transfer any right in the Software. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved by Yalp.

Adequate Equipment and Bandwidth

To use the Service you to have a computer and webcam or a smartphone. We cannot guarantee that Yalp will function at any given time using any particular hardware or connection.

You further agree that you will not post or transmit any image of another person without that person’s consent. You may not use Yalp in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair Yalp’s servers, or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of Yalp.

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