Terms of Use

(Effective as of June 21, 2020)

Welcome to www.xpoda.com, a website (the “Site”) the XPODA application (the “App”) operated by XPODA INC (the “Company”).

The App includes both the Xpoda Studio software, which runs in the cloud, and the Xpoda Client, which you can install on your own server under the license terms below.

The following Terms of Use (“Terms”) apply when you use the Site and the App. The term "Site" is often used in these Terms to refer to both the Site and App.

Please review these Terms carefully.  By accessing or using the Site or App, you show you agree to these Terms. If you don’t agree to these Terms, you may not access or use the Site or App.

ABOUT THE SITE

Xpoda is no-code business application platform. It’s drag-and-drop so that you can create applications faster and easier. This also enables the learning curve to be very easy and fast.

Services provided via the Site are called the “Service.”

The Site allows you to register for the Service. As discussed in our , when you register for the Service you'll be asked to provide certain information about yourself, such as your name and email.

You will also be asked to create a password.

Also, please note that the Site is under constant development. New features may be added frequently, so it’s important to check back to this page for updates.

PAID SERVICES

You can check out the free demo version of the Service.

To use the paid Service, you will be charged an annual fee. This fee is currently collected via Stripe (our "Billing Service Provider"), which has its own legal terms.

You will be required to provide the Company and/or its Billing Service Provider with information regarding your credit card or other payment method. You represent and warrant that such information is true and that you are authorized to use the payment method.

You will promptly update your account information with any changes (for example, a change in your billing address or credit card expiration date). You hereby authorize the Company to bill you in accordance with the terms of your plan until you terminate your account, and you agree to pay any charges so incurred. If you dispute any charges you must notify the Company within thirty (30) days after the date that you are billed.

You can terminate your use of the Service, change your password, and otherwise manage your account using the Site and App.

We reserve the right to change the Company’s fees. If the Company does change its fees, the Company will provide notice of the change on the Site or App or in email to you, at Company’s option, at least 14 days before the change is to take effect. Your continued use of the Service after the fee change becomes effective constitutes your agreement to pay the changed amount.

If you properly terminate your paid account, you will not be charged for future years. However, you will not receive a refund for an unused portion of a year for which you have already paid.

Terms of subscriptions

When you use the Xpoda Studio, you can install the Xpoda Client (“Client Software”) on your own server.

With respect to the Client Software and any other software that is distributed or provided to you for use on your premises or devices (“Installed Software”), Company hereby grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-sublicensable license to install and use such Installed Software only during the Term and only in connection with the Service.

You may only install and use only as many copies of the Installed Software as you have paid for under the with Company.

Company may, at its expense and no more than once per year, upon reasonable prior written notice to you and during your standard business hours, audit your compliance with these license terms.

If you use Installed Software, it is your obligation to make sure that you have installed the , which is available via the Site.

CONTENT AND RESTRICTIONS

You may provide text, images, software, videos and/or other material, including third party content (“User Content”) that you share using the Site.  

Your User Content belongs to you (or to the relevant third parties). However, you grant the Company the following non-exclusive license: a worldwide, transferable and sub-licensable right to use, copy, modify, distribute, publish, and process, information and your User Content that you provide through the Site, without any further consent, notice and/or compensation to you or others.

Other users may access and share your User Content and information, via the Site, social media, email, and otherwise.

If you wish us to remove your User Content from the Site, please send an email to platform@xpoda.com and we will do so within ten business days of receiving your request. (However, we may retain copies of your User Content, not accessible to the public, on our backup servers even after you request removal.)

You are solely responsible for the User Content that you make available via the Site.  You agree that we are only acting as a passive conduit for your online distribution and publication of your User Content.  

The following rules pertain to User Content. By transmitting and submitting any User Content while using the Site, you agree as follows:

The Company is not responsible for any public display or misuse of your User Content.  The Company does not, and cannot, pre-screen or monitor all User Content.  However, at our discretion, we, or technology we use, may monitor and/or record your interactions with the Site.

USE OF THE SITE

You need to be at least 18 years old to use the Site. 

You hereby affirm we have the right to terminate your account with or without prior notice.

USE RESTRICTIONS

Your permission to use the Site is conditioned upon the following restrictions and conditions.

You agree that you will not:

MONITORING AND COMPLIANCE

Although the Company is not obligated to monitor access to or use of the Site or to review or edit any Content, we have the right to do so for the purpose of operating the Site, to ensure compliance with these Terms, and to comply with applicable law or other legal requirements. We reserve the right, but are not obligated, to remove or disable access to the Site or any Content, at any time and without notice, including, but not limited to, if we, at our sole discretion, consider any Content to be objectionable or in violation of these Terms. We have the right to investigate violations of these Terms or conduct that affects the Services. We may also consult and cooperate with law enforcement authorities to prosecute users who violate the law.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

You acknowledge and agree that the Company and its licensors retain ownership of all intellectual property rights of any kind related to the Site (except for User Content), including applicable copyrights, trademarks, and other proprietary rights. The Company reserves all rights that are not expressly granted to you under these Terms.

FEEDBACK

We welcome and encourage you to provide feedback, comments, and suggestions for improvements of the Site (“Feedback”). You may submit Feedback by emailing us at developers@xpoda.com. You acknowledge and agree that if you submit any Feedback to us, you hereby grant to us a non-exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, fully-paid, royalty-free, sub-licensable (through several tiers) and transferable license under any and all intellectual property rights that you own or control in relation to the Feedback to use, reproduce, view, communicate to the public by any means, print, copy (whether onto hard disk or other media), edit, translate, perform and display (publicly or otherwise), distribute, redistribute, modify, adapt, make, sell, offer to sell, transmit, license, transfer, stream, broadcast, create derivative works from, and otherwise use and exploit the Feedback for any purpose.

INDEMNIFICATION

You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless the Company from any and all claims, liabilities, expenses, and damages, including reasonable attorneys' fees and costs, made by any third party related to: (a) your use or attempted use of the Site in violation of these Terms; (b) your violation of any law or rights of any third party; or (c) User Content, including without limitation any claim of infringement or misappropriation of intellectual property or other proprietary rights.

COPYRIGHT COMPLAINTS AND COPYRIGHT AGENT

If you discover that someone else has posted material belonging to you via the Site without your permission, please note the following.

(a) Termination of Repeat Infringer Accounts.  The Company respects the intellectual property rights of others and requests that the users do the same.  Pursuant to 17 U.S.C. 512(i) of the United States Copyright Act, the Company has adopted and implemented a policy that provides for the termination in appropriate circumstances of users of the Site who are repeat infringers.  The Company may terminate access for participants or users who are found repeatedly to provide or post protected third-party content without necessary rights and permissions.

(b) DMCA Take-Down Notices.  If you’re a copyright owner or an agent thereof and believe, in good faith, that any materials provided on the Site infringe upon your copyrights, you may submit a notification pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (see 17 U.S.C 512) (“DMCA”) by sending the following information in writing to the Company’s designated copyright agent at :

  1. The date of your notification;
  2. A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;
  3. A description of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works on the Site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at the Site;
  4. A description of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and information sufficient to enable us to locate such work;
  5. Information reasonably sufficient to permit us to contact you, such as an address, telephone number, and/or email address;
  6. A statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
  7. A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that you are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.

(c) Counter-Notices. If you believe that your User Content that has been removed from the Site is not infringing, or that you have the authorization from the copyright owner, the copyright owner's agent, or pursuant to the law, to post and use the content in your User Content, you may send a counter-notice containing the following information to our copyright agent using the contact information set forth above:

  1. Your physical or electronic signature; A description of the content that has been removed and the location at which the content appeared before it was removed;
  2. A statement that you have a good faith belief that the content was removed as a result of mistake or a misidentification of the content; and
  3. Your name, address, telephone number, and email address, a statement that you consent to the jurisdiction of the federal court in California and a statement that you will accept service of process from the person who provided notification of the alleged infringement.

If a counter-notice is received by the Company copyright agent, the Company may send a copy of the counter-notice to the original complaining party informing such person that it may reinstate the removed content in 10 business days.  Unless the copyright owner files an action seeking a court order against the content provider, member or user, the removed content may (in the Company’s discretion) be reinstated on the Site in 10 to 14 business days or more after receipt of the counter-notice.

ONLINE CONTENT DISCLAIMER

Opinions, advice, statements, offers, or other information or content made available through the Site, but not directly by the Company, are those of their respective authors, and should not necessarily be relied upon.  Such authors are solely responsible for such content.  

The Company does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information on the Site and neither does the Company adopt nor endorse, nor is the Company responsible for, the accuracy or reliability of any opinion, advice, or statement made by parties other than the Company.  The Company takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for any User Content that you or any other user or third-party posts or sends over the Site.  Under no circumstances will the Company be responsible for any loss or damage resulting from anyone’s reliance on information or other content posted on the Site, or transmitted to users.

USER CONSENT TO RECEIVE COMMUNICATIONS IN ELECTRONIC FORM

For contractual purposes, you (a) consent to receive emails via the email address you have submitted when you sign up on the Site; and (b) agree that all Terms, agreements, notices, disclosures, and other communications that the Company provides to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications would satisfy if it were in writing.  The foregoing does not affect your non-waivable rights.

The Company may also use your email address to send you other messages, including information about the Company and Site and special offers. You may opt out of such email by changing your account settings, clicking the “unsubscribe” button in an email, or sending an email to .

WARRANTY DISCLAIMER

THE SITE AND SERVICE ARE PROVIDED “AS IS,” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, THE COMPANY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, REGARDING THE SITE AND SERVICE INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, SECURITY, ACCURACY AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, THE COMPANY MAKES NO WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION THAT ACCESS TO OR OPERATION OF THE SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE. YOU ASSUME FULL RESPONSIBILITY AND RISK OF LOSS RESULTING FROM YOUR UPLOADING, DOWNLOADING, AND/OR USE OF FILES, INFORMATION, CONTENT OR OTHER MATERIAL SENT TO OR OBTAINED FROM THE SITE. SOME JURISDICTIONS LIMIT OR DO NOT PERMIT DISCLAIMERS OF WARRANTY, SO THIS PROVISION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

LIMITATION OF DAMAGES; RELEASE

TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL THE COMPANY, ITS AFFILIATES, DIRECTORS, OR EMPLOYEES, OR ITS LICENSORS OR PARTNERS, BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY LOSS OF PROFITS, USE,  OR DATA, OR FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, HOWEVER ARISING, THAT RESULT FROM (A) THE USE, DISCLOSURE, OR DISPLAY OF YOUR USER CONTENT; (B) YOUR USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE; (C) THE SITE GENERALLY OR THE SOFTWARE OR SYSTEMS THAT MAKE THE SITE AND SERVICE AVAILABLE; OR (D) ANY OTHER INTERACTIONS WITH THE COMPANY OR ANY OTHER USER OF THE SITE, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), FRAUD, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT THE COMPANY HAS BEEN INFORMED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE, AND EVEN IF A REMEDY SET FORTH HEREIN IS FOUND TO HAVE FAILED OF ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE.  IN NO EVENT WILL COMPANY’S LIABILITY TO YOU EXCEED $10. SOME JURISDICTIONS LIMIT OR DO NOT PERMIT DISCLAIMERS OF LIABILITY, SO THIS PROVISION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

MODIFICATION OF TERMS OF USE

The Company can amend these Terms at any time.  It’s your responsibility to check the Site from time to time to view any such changes.  If you continue to use the Site, you show your agreement to our revisions to these Terms.   Any changes to these Terms (other than as set forth in this paragraph) or waiver of the Company’s rights hereunder shall not be valid or effective except in a written agreement bearing the physical signature of an officer of the Company.  No purported waiver or modification of these Terms by the Company via telephonic or email communications shall be valid.

PRIVACY POLICY

The Company respects the privacy of its users.  Please refer to our Privacy Policy (found  ), which explains how we collect, use, and disclose information that pertains to your privacy.  When you access or use the Site, you show that you agree to this Privacy Policy.

GENERAL TERMS

If any part of these Terms is held invalid or unenforceable, that portion of the Terms will be construed consistent with applicable law.  The remaining portions will remain in full force and effect. Any failure on the part of the Company to enforce any provision of these Terms will not be considered a waiver of our right to enforce such provision.  Our rights under these Terms will survive any termination of these Terms.

You agree that any legal action related to or arising out of your relationship with the Company must commence within ONE year after the cause of action accrues.  Otherwise, such cause of action is permanently barred.

These Terms and your use of the Site and Service are governed by the federal laws of the United States of America and the laws of the State of California, without regard to conflict of law provisions.

You agree to resolve any claims relating to these Terms or the Site through final and binding arbitration. Any arbitration will be conducted by the American Arbitration Association (AAA) under its commercial arbitration rules. The arbitration will be held in San Francisco, California.

ARBITRATION MUST BE ON AN INDIVIDUAL BASIS. THIS MEANS NEITHER YOU NOR THE COMPANY MAY JOIN OR CONSOLIDATE CLAIMS IN ARBITRATION BY OR AGAINST OTHER USERS, OR LITIGATE IN COURT OR ARBITRATE ANY CLAIMS AS A REPRESENTATIVE OR MEMBER OF A CLASS OR IN A PRIVATE ATTORNEY GENERAL CAPACITY.

If you attempt to bring any legal action against the Company based in any way on the Site you agree that, in the event you do not prevail or the Company does prevail, you will reimburse the Company for any costs and attorneys’ fees associated with its defense of the action.

The Company may assign or delegate these Terms and/or the Company’s Privacy Policy, in whole or in part, to any person or entity at any time with or without your consent. You may not assign or delegate any rights or obligations under the Terms or Privacy Policy without the Company’s prior written consent, and any unauthorized assignment and delegation by you is void.

APPLE APP STORE ADDITIONAL LICENSE TERMS

If the App is provided to you through the Apple Inc. (Apple Inc. together with all of its affiliates, “Apple”) App Store, the following terms and conditions apply to you in addition to all the other terms and conditions of these Terms:

a) The parties acknowledge that Apple has no obligation to furnish any maintenance or support services with respect to the App.

b) If any of the terms and conditions in these Terms are inconsistent or in conflict with Apple’s applicable instructions for Minimum Terms for Developer’s End User License Agreement, located at http://www.apple.com/legal/internet-services/itunes/appstore/dev/minterms/ (the “Apple EULA Terms”) or the App Store Terms and Conditions, located at http://www.apple.com/legal/internet-services/itunes/ca/terms.html (the “Apple App Store Terms”) as of the Effective Date, the terms and conditions of the Apple EULA Terms or Apple App Store Terms, as applicable, will apply to the extent of such inconsistency or conflict.

GOOGLE PLAY ADDITIONAL LICENSE TERMS

If the App is provided to you through the Google Inc. (Google Inc. together with all of its affiliates, “Google”) Google Play, the following terms and conditions apply to you in addition to all the other terms and conditions of these Terms of Use:

a) You acknowledge that Google is not responsible for providing support services for the App.

b) If any of the terms and conditions in these Terms of Use are inconsistent or in conflict with Google’s Google Play Developer Distribution Agreement located at https://play.google.com/about/developer-distribution-agreement.html (the “Google EULA Terms”) as of the Effective Date, the terms and conditions of Google EULA Terms will apply to the extent of such inconsistency or conflict.

NOTICE FOR CALIFORNIA USERS

Under California Civil Code Section 1789.3, California users are entitled to the following specific consumer rights notice: Current rates for the Service are at https://www.xpoda.com/pricing. You may contact us at platform@xpoda.com. The Complaint Assistance Unit of the Division of Consumer Services of the California Department of Consumer Affairs may be contacted in writing at 1625 N. Market Blvd., Suite S-202, Sacramento, California 95834, or by telephone at (800) 952-5210.

YOUR AGREEMENT

YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ THESE TERMS, UNDERSTAND THE TERMS, AND WILL BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS. YOU FURTHER ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THESE TERMS TOGETHER WITH THE PRIVACY POLICY REPRESENT THE COMPLETE AND EXCLUSIVE STATEMENT OF THE AGREEMENT BETWEEN US AND THAT IT SUPERSEDES ANY PROPOSAL OR PRIOR AGREEMENT ORAL OR WRITTEN, AND ANY OTHER COMMUNICATIONS BETWEEN US RELATING TO THE SUBJECT MATTER OF THIS AGREEMENT.