Terms and Conditions
You can play Hangout for free. However, Hangout also offers optional premium services on the site through direct purchase of Hangout Bel Credits. These optional services can be, for example, a Hangout Club membership, adoption of "virtual pets", "virtual furniture" or "virtual badges". The purchase of these optional premium items is subject to clause 4.5 (see below) and there is no right of withdrawal.
1 Use of the website
1.2 These General Terms and Conditions supplement any general terms and conditions of Hangout EN/PH that apply to products and services that you can access or purchase via the Website (hereinafter “Specific Terms and Conditions”) and are separate from any general terms and conditions of third parties that apply to products, applications and services that are accessible through the Website or that you can purchase. The Specific Terms may change from time to time. In the event of a deviation between these General Conditions and the Specific Conditions, the Specific Conditions will prevail insofar as this deviation is concerned.
1.3 In order to use one or more facilities of the Website, you are obliged to register as a user on the Website. You must provide us with correct, complete and personal registration data and it is your responsibility to inform us of changes in that registration data.
1.5 You are responsible for the security and correct use of all your usernames and passwords that you use in connection with the Website and you must take all necessary measures to ensure that they are kept confidential and secure and used correctly and not be disclosed to unauthorized persons. You are responsible for all activities that occur on your account. You should notify us immediately if there is reason to believe that your password has (probably) become known to someone who is not authorized to use it or that it is (probably) used in an unauthorized manner.
1.6 If you forget or lose a password or username, you must contact us immediately and cooperate with the security measures we have taken. We reserve the right to (temporarily) suspend access to the Website via your username and password if at any time we believe that the security of your account is (probably) at risk. We reserve the right to require you to change one or more passwords used by you in connection with the Website.
1.7 You will not, with or without permission, use a username and password of another authorized user to access the Website.
1.8 We are the only ones entitled to approve or reject a username or password chosen by you.
1.9 The use of the Website does not include the supply of computer or telecommunication equipment, or other equipment or services. To use the Website you need an internet connection and good telecommunications connections. We are not liable for any telephone or other charges you may incur to connect to or use the Website.
1.10 Hangout Hotel EN/PH and / or Affiliates and / or its licensors own the intellectual property rights in all material on the Website (with the exception of the User Content (as defined below), including but not limited to all text, data , sound, images, graphics, photos, site design, applications, software and any other content displayed on or part of the Website (hereinafter the “Content”) and the selection, organization, functionality, performance and layout of the Content or part thereof The trademarks, trade names, logos, designs and other marks of Hangout Hotel EN/PH and Affiliates, including but not limited to the designations “Hangout” and “Hangout Hotel”, are registered trademarks of Hangout Hotel EN/PH and / or Affiliates and may not be used without the prior written permission of Hangout Hotel EN/PH All other trademarks n, trade names, logos, designs and other marks are the property of their respective owners. You will comply with any additional notices or restrictions contained in the Content of the Website.
1.11 We do not tolerate any infringement of our intellectual property rights and reserve the right to take action against anyone who infringes our rights.
1.12 Provided you are authorized to use the Website and comply with these Terms and Conditions, we grant you a limited and revocable license (without the right to sublicense any of the following rights) to access and use the Website and the Content. You may only register as a user if you are a natural person. The Website is for personal and non-commercial use only and you will use the Website in accordance with applicable laws and regulations, as well as any regulations, guidelines or codes of conduct that Hangout Hotel EN/PH requires compliance when using the Website. Using (part of) the Website or Content for any other purpose is strictly prohibited and may result in (i) exercising our right to terminate your account; and / or (ii) that you are in violation of applicable law that may result in civil and / or criminal liability. This license may be revoked by us at any time, with or without reason, without prior notice being required.
1.13 It is not permitted to modify, copy, distribute, disclose to the public, transfer, broadcast, display, present, reproduce, publish, license the Website or any Content, information or services present on the Website. give, create derivative works of, create hyperlinks to it, deep link, download, scrape, frame, transfer, sell or use or exploit in any other way. All intellectual property rights of Hangout Hotel EN/PH and Affiliates and those of persons who supply content for the Website are fully reserved. If you would like to know more about the use of the Website or any Content placed thereon, or about a possible license to reproduce or hyperlink to the Website or any Content placed thereon, please send us a message.
1.14 You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to the computer systems or database files of Hangout Hotel EN/PH or one of its Affiliates.
1.15 We may use age verification tools at any time to help us prevent minors from using the Website. You will not attempt to circumvent such means.
1.16 You will only use Hangout Hotel on this Website and not through mirror websites or other means. Furthermore, you will not create or provide any other means by which others can use Hangout Hotel (eg via server emulators). It is not permitted to reverse engineer, decompile or disassemble the software that contains the Website or the Content thereof or software supplied on the Website, including any communication protocols that are used by the Website or Software that are subject to an (intellectual) property right. fit or otherwise change.
2 Use of the website
2.1 The Website contains ready-made chat rooms where you can talk to other users, and bulletin boards and (personal) home pages on which you can post messages and material. You will only use these facilities of the Website to post, send and receive messages and material that are polite, correct, not unlawful, not offensive and do not violate morality, and that further meet the requirements of these Terms and Conditions and the Hangout Rules. You are solely responsible for information, feedback, research results, photos, messages, or other materials that you post or otherwise provide on the Website (hereinafter “User Content”) and the consequences of posting User Content on the Website. In particular, you agree that when using the facilities of the Website:
2.1.1 will not use these Website facilities in connection with surveys, contests, pyramid schemes, chain letters or junk mail, and will not send unsolicited e-mail (spam) to others;
2.1.2 will not disgrace, abuse, attack, obstruct, threaten, make racist, ethnic or otherwise objectionable comments or otherwise violate the security and / or rights (such as the right to privacy and portrait rights) of others;
2.1.3 will not publish, upload, distribute or distribute any material or information that:
forms inappropriate, crude, defamatory, infringing, offensive, indecent, wrongful or illegal topics, names, materials or information (including but not limited to pornography, descriptions of violent or sexual acts, hate speech material or material that is likely to result in damage or crime);
(II) contains incorrect information about a person;
(III) is misleading or deceptive;
(IV) violates a person's right to privacy;
(V) may cause us to violate or become involved in a violation of any law, code of conduct or other instrument applicable to our conduct;
(VI) otherwise infringes a person's rights;
2.1.4 will not upload files that contain software or other material that infringes anyone's intellectual property rights, including copyright and / or trademark rights unless you own or control those rights or have all necessary permissions got;
2.1.5 will not upload files that may damage viruses, Trojans, worms, time bombs, cancel bots, corrupt files or similar destructive or corrupt software or programs that may damage the Website, its Content or the operation of another person's computer or property , contain or otherwise deliberately release or distribute;
2.1.6 will not advertise or promote goods or services, or offer for sale or request;
2.1.7 will not download files placed by another user from a (personal) home page, chat room or bulletin board that you know or should reasonably know cannot be legally distributed;
2.1.8 will not falsify or erase any copyright, legal or other proper notices or indications of ownership or labels of the origin or source of any software or other material contained in an uploaded file;
2.1.9 will not restrict or prevent other users from using and having fun with the (personal) home pages, chat room and message boards;
2.1.10 will not violate any code of conduct or other guidance that may be displayed on the Website for a specific facility or service;
2.1.11 will not collect personal information about other users (through robots, scraping, data mining or other methods), including email addresses or screen names to send unsolicited emails or other messages or to share personal information about another exchange or post user;
2.1.12 will not violate or encourage any other user's laws or regulations or the legal rights of any other user, and will not summon or incite terrorist activities;
2.1.13 will not assume a false identity (including reporting an incorrect age) or you will splurge on other legal or natural persons to mislead or otherwise;
2.1.14 will not falsify titles or otherwise manipulate identifying elements to disguise the origin of material transferred through the Website;
2.1.15 will not use, download or otherwise copy any file of users of the Website or other user information in whole or in part or provide it (whether or not for a fee) to another (legal) person;
2.1.16 will not refuse to follow the instructions of (staff of) Hangout Hotel EN/PH or an Affiliate.
2.2 We are not responsible or liable for the content of User Content. We reserve the right to review and remove any material posted on (personal) home pages, chat rooms and bulletin boards or any other interactive messaging service at our discretion and without notice. We also reserve the right to temporarily or permanently terminate access to the (personal) home pages, chat rooms and bulletin boards and / or the Website at any time without notice if you use the (personal) home pages, chat rooms or bulletin boards in a manner that is in conflict with these General Terms and Conditions, and in particular with Articles 2.1.1 to 2.1.16 or the Hangout Rules.
2.3 Hangout Hotel EN/PH reserves the right at any time to disclose additional information or directions if it deems it necessary to comply with applicable laws or regulations, legal proceedings or government requests, or at its discretion information or material ( including User Content) to edit, refuse to post, or to remove in whole or in part.
2.4 Hangout Hotel EN/PH is not responsible for posted User Content and therefore expressly disclaims any liability with regard to posted User Content, as well as with regard to all actions arising from your participation or that of another user in the (personal) home pages, chat rooms and bulletin boards or other interactive messaging service.
2.5 Materials uploaded to or downloaded from the (personal) home pages, chat rooms and bulletin boards may be subject to restrictions on use, reproduction and / or distribution; it is your responsibility to adhere to those restrictions when uploading or downloading material.
2.6 You grant Hangout Hotel EN/PH and its Affiliates a perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, worldwide, non-exclusive, transferable license (with the right to sublicense one or more of the following rights) to edit, change your User Content, remove, translate and transfer and to use, reproduce, broadcast, publish or otherwise display them worldwide in any known or future developed form or format of media or technology. You also grant other authorized users a non-exclusive license to access and reproduce and display your User Content through the Website.
3 Software license
3.1 Hangout Hotel EN/PH may provide certain software (hereinafter the “Software”) that you can download from the Website to improve your use of the Website. Software and other materials are downloaded at your own risk and you are solely responsible for any damage to your computer (system) or loss of data resulting from the download of such Software. The Software contains confidential and proprietary (intellectual) information and is protected by applicable law and may only be used subject to the terms of the End User License Agreement provided or incorporated with the Software (hereinafter “License Agreement”). ) and who also names the owner of the Software (hereinafter the “Owner”).
3.2 You may not modify, copy, reproduce, publish, make public, transfer or create derivative works of the Software and you may not transfer (without limitation) the Software to another server or location for reproduction, redistribution, sale or rental without express permission to do so under the terms of the applicable License Agreement.
3.3 Hangout Hotel EN/PH makes no guarantees in connection with the Software. You can only rely on guarantees provided by the Owner in the License Agreement.
4. Paid services
4.1 Hangout Hotel EN/PH offers Extra Services (hereinafter the “Extra Services”) on the Website for a fee. These Additional Services may include, but are not limited to, downloading mobile phone images and ringtones, participating in certain games and activities, subscribing to certain newsletters and other services, adopting virtual pets and providing virtual furniture or other virtual articles to furnish your guest room.
4.2 All virtual items purchased from the Hangout Hotel Catalog are present on the servers of Hangout Hotel EN/PH and accessible when you visit the Website, provided you comply with these General Terms and Conditions. They cannot be downloaded to your computer.
4.3 Hangout Hotel EN/PH can withdraw Extra Services or make certain new Extra Services available at any time. These Extra Services must always be paid for.
4.4 The method of payment for the Extra Services will only be determined by Hangout Hotel EN/PH at its own discretion. Hangout Hotel EN/PH can offer Hangout Diamonds that can be used to purchase Extra Services. The Hangout Diamonds are debited from your account when you make a purchase.
4.5 If you purchase physical products from Hangout Hotel EN/PH, you have the right to return them at your own expense within fourteen working days of receipt, in exchange for a full refund of amounts already paid (with the exception of delivery and service costs), provided that the goods are are in undamaged condition. Without prejudice to any rights arising from the law, you have no other rights to refuse or return the ordered products other than under these General Terms and Conditions or any additional conditions that have been announced with the offer of the products or are attached to the delivered products. . For the avoidance of doubt, the digital content is provided immediately after the purchase confirmation and it is accepted upon purchase that there is no right of withdrawal.
4.6 If you purchase services from Hangout Hotel EN/PH through the Website, including but not limited to Extra Services, you will not be entitled from the moment these services are made available, except as required by applicable law. refuse or cancel the services other than pursuant to these General Terms and Conditions or additional conditions that have been announced with the offer of the services. This provision does not affect your statutory rights.
4.7 If you are under the age of 18, you must obtain permission from (one of) your parents or legal representatives to use the Extra Services.
5 No guarantee
5.1 All Content placed on the Website (including User Content) is provided for personal information purposes only. We cannot guarantee that the Content is correct, complete or current.
5.2 The Website and the Content are made available in the state in which they are located, without any explicit or implicit guarantees of any kind. Hangout Hotel EN/PH does not guarantee that the Website or Content is available, uninterrupted or error-free, that defects are repaired at all times, or that the Website or the server on which it is located is free from viruses and other infectious and / or harmful files. . You further agree that Hangout Hotel EN/PH and its Affiliates are not liable for any loss or damage to your computer, data or computer and telecommunication systems resulting from use of the Website.
5.4 To the extent permitted under mandatory legal provisions, Hangout Hotel EN/PH explicitly excludes all explicit and implicit guarantees with regard to the Content placed on the Website (including User Content) as well as with regard to content on the websites of third parties that are linked to the Website. to be. You expressly accept that your use of the Website and the Content, of products and services (including but not limited to Additional Services, (personal) home pages, chat rooms and bulletin boards), Software and other materials and activities available on the Website , is entirely at your own risk.
6 Exclusion and Limitation of Liability
6.1 To the fullest extent permissible under mandatory legal provisions, we are not responsible for, and we expressly disclaim any liability for, damage that you may suffer as a result of using the Website, including but not limited to damage resulting from: (a) Content on the Website (including User Content) or third party websites linked to the Website, including errors, omissions or carelessness in that Content; (b) third-party goods or services that you purchase through the Website; (c) Content placed on the Website under your username and password (including User Content); (d) removing or not storing or transferring Content on the Website (including your User Content); (e) injury or damage to property resulting from your use of the Website; (f) unauthorized access to your personal information stored in our databases; (g) errors or viruses that a third party may transfer to your personal computer as a result of your use of the Website; (h) interruptions of the Website; or (i) activities of persons who use the Website without permission.
6.2 Unless otherwise determined by mandatory legal provisions, any liability of Hangout Hotel EN/PH and / or Affiliates is at all times limited to direct damage up to the amount that you have paid to us in connection with the use of the Website in the three months immediately prior to the event causing the damage.
6.3 You agree that all exclusions and limitations in this clause 6 apply to all damages, losses, claims, costs and expenses of any kind, whether or not under contract, as a result of tort, risk liability or otherwise.
You will indemnify Hangout Hotel EN/PH and Affiliates and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, assigns and co-owners (hereinafter collectively “Released Parties”) against damages, losses, costs and expenses, both in and out of court. , including, based on full compensation, all court costs and expenses, and defense and settlement fees and expenses and all damages and fines imposed by any regulatory or government agency, related to or arising from: (a) violation of these Terms and Conditions, (b) the use or alleged use of the Website under your password or other unique means of identification, whether or not with your permission, (c) your use of the Website, and (d) violation of any law or the rights of an Indemnified Party or a third party by you. The Released Parties reserve the right to assume and transfer the exclusive defense and settlement of any claims, claims and procedures arising in connection with the subject matter of this indemnity and you will cooperate in their defense through the Released Parties and persons designated by them.
You represent and warrant that:
(a) you have the necessary rights and powers to enter into these Terms and Conditions and to fulfill your obligations under them and that you meet the required age criterion for using the Website; (b) you own your User Content or have been granted the legal owner of your User Content the right to post it on the Website; (c) your User Content complies with Article 2; (d) you will pay all fees, royalties and other amounts owed to your User Content to third parties (including collection agencies); and (e) you have the necessary rights and powers (and, where necessary, the necessary permission) to make purchases through the Website.
9 Third parties
9.1 The Website may provide access to independent third-party products and services, either directly or through links to sites operated by third parties over whom Hangout Hotel EN/PH has no control. If reasonably possible or required by law, Hangout Hotel EN/PH will indicate which products and services are provided by third parties. While those third parties may be joint trademark holders of Hangout Hotel EN/PH and may therefore contain or use trademarks of Hangout Hotel EN/PH or Affiliates, agreements for products and services provided by third parties are signed directly between you and the third party concerned. Hangout Hotel EN/PH is not a party to or in any way responsible or liable for transactions relating to products or services offered by third parties or for content or information that is available in connection therewith, or for the availability of third parties managed by websites. You are responsible for the evaluation of information, products or services offered by such third parties.
9.2 The links to other websites may contain cookies or ask for personal information; as we have no control over these websites, you accept that we are not responsible for the actions of such websites.
9.3 Parts of the Website may contain advertisements and other commercial messages from third parties. It is the responsibility of those third parties to ensure that such material meets the requirements of applicable laws and regulations. You accept that we are not liable in connection with such advertisements or commercial messages.
10 Using storage
You agree that Hangout Hotel EN/PH may set limits on the use of the Website, including but not limited to usage times, the maximum number of days that messages or other uploaded content remain on the Website, the maximum number messages that can be sent or received by an account on the Website, the maximum size of a message that can be sent or received by an account on the Website, the maximum disk space reserved for you on Hangout Hotel EN/PH servers and the maximum number of times and the maximum duration that you can access the Website within a given time frame.
12 Termination and Suspension
12.1 You may at any time terminate your account for any reason by emailing us via the Hangout Help Tool. If you have paid for access to services on the Website (including any Additional Services) for which a minimum term applies under Specific Terms, you will have access to the Website until the end of that term, without prejudice to our right to your access to the Terminate the website under Article 12.2. The fee already charged in connection with those services will remain due and these General Terms and Conditions will remain in full force and apply to those services until the end of the relevant term.
12.2 We may at any time terminate your access to the Website without notice or suspend your account if: (a) you violate these Terms and Conditions or the Hangout Rules, (b) you have not been logged in for six consecutive months and there is no more furniture paid with Hangout Currencies on the account; or (c) if the Website will be closed or combined with other services. In a case as referred to under a) or b) you are not entitled to a refund of fees already paid.
13 Consequences of termination
If you or we terminate access to the Website under Articles 12.1 or 12.2 respectively, we may delete your account (including your registration information and any remaining Hangout Currencies) and your User Content.
14 Change or termination of website
We may change the Website (or part of it) at any time at our discretion and for any reason, or suspend or discontinue access to it, without being liable under it.
15 Changes to General Terms and Conditions
15.1 We are at all times entitled to change these General Terms and Conditions at our own discretion and / or to increase the price of the Extra Services. By using this Website after such an amendment, you will be bound by the amended General Terms and Conditions.
15.2 If we reasonably believe that an amendment to these General Terms and Conditions on the basis of Article 15.1 is in your favor or neutral for you, we can make that change without informing you.
15.3 If we reasonably believe that an amendment to these Terms and Conditions under Article 15.1 has a material and adverse effect on you, we will notify you via Hangouthotel.cc and you can exercise your right to register your account. to terminate on the basis of Article 12.1.
15.4 We advise you to regularly view the most recent version of these General Terms and Conditions.
16 Competitions, Contests and Raffles
We can organize competitions, contests, games, raffles and other promotions (hereinafter “Promotions”) on the Website. These Promotions are subject to additional terms and conditions that will be announced at that time. By participating in such Promotions you will be bound by those additional terms and conditions.
17 Internet security
If you plan to use the Website, we recommend that you read more information about internet safety by searching on google.
18 Copyright Policy
We reserve the right to terminate a user's access to the Website if we become aware that that user's activities infringe the intellectual property rights of a third party and terminate that user's account if we become aware of more than one incident. If you believe that your copyrighted work (or the work of a third party that authorized you to act on his behalf) has been copied in a copyright infringement manner, please submit a copyright infringement notice to us (hereinafter “Notification”) by sending us a written notice containing the following information, in the order specified in (i) through (x) below:
(I) a statement that you have found material on the Website that infringes your copyright (or the work of a third party that authorized you to act on his behalf); (II) a description of the work that you believe has been infringed, including the nature of the work and any other relevant details (such as the title and date of publication); (III) the country or countries where the copyright applies; (IV) a description of how the copyrighted work has been infringed; (V) a description of where the material you believe is infringing is located on the Website (including a URL and / or screenshot); (VI) your address, telephone number and e-mail address so that we can contact you; (vii) the contact information that you would like us to provide to the alleged infringing user so that they can contact you directly to attempt to resolve the complaint; (VIII) a statement that you have a good faith belief that the copyright owner (or any third party authorized to do so on behalf of the copyright holder) has not authorized or disputed the use of the work is permitted; (IX) a statement that the above information in the notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner; and (x) an electronic or physical signature (possibly a scanned copy) of the copyright holder.
Once you have completed the notification with all of the above information, you can send it to:
Email: [email protected]
If you believe that any material that you have uploaded to the Website has been erroneously deleted or that the material in question does not infringe the copyrights of a third party, you can submit a counter-notice (hereinafter “Counter-notice”) to us by written notice to the aforementioned cores, containing the following information, in the order indicated in (I) to (IV) below:
(I) specific details of the material that has been removed or to which we have disabled access and the associated location of that material; (II) your name, address, telephone number, email address and a statement that you accept contact from the person (or an authorized representative of that person) who has made the relevant complaint to us; (III) a statement that you have a good faith belief that the above material was removed as a result of an error or incorrect identification of the material to be removed; and (IV) an electronic or physical copy of your signature (this may be a scanned copy).
If you are unsure about any copyright protection for your material, or whether your rights have been infringed, we recommend that you seek legal advice before sending us a Notice or Counter Notice.
19 Governing Law and Disputes
19.1 Philippines law applies to these General Terms and Conditions.
19.2 All disputes in connection with or arising from (use of) the Website and these General Terms and Conditions will be submitted to the competent court, unless stated otherwise below.
20 Final provisions
20.1 If Hangout Hotel EN/PH does not exercise or enforce a right or provision of these General Terms and Conditions, this does not constitute a waiver of that right or that provision.
20.2 If a provision of these General Terms and Conditions proves not to be legally valid, the other provisions of the General Terms and Conditions will remain in full force. In that case, the provision in question is replaced by a legally valid provision that approaches the content and intention of the provision in question as much as possible.
20.3 You may transfer your rights under these Terms and Conditions to a third party only with our express prior consent.
20.4 You agree that we may transfer the rights under these Terms and Conditions to a third party at any time, and that third party may assume our liabilities and obligations under these Terms and Conditions. If that happens, we will notify you.
20.5 The headings in these Terms and Conditions have been added for convenience and have no legal or contractual effect.
20.7 Unless otherwise stated, all amounts stated are due in PHP and include VAT.
Hangout Hotel reserves the right to modify the content or remove parts at any time without having to notify you.