Terms and Conditions
Welcome to Pine. You understand and accept that the following terms and conditions shall govern your use of our app. By accessing and using this app in whatever form and in any way, you fully agree and accept to be bound legally by all the provisions of these terms and conditions, so it is recommended that you read it in full and make sure that you understand it completely before using the app and its offered services. We may choose to occasionally modify, review, subtract from or add to any of the terms of this agreement at any time without giving any user, including you any prior notice. Your only recourse to any term or condition that you find unacceptable is to immediately stop using our service. Any use of this app, whether prior to or after any changes are made to these terms shall be deemed as your full and unequivocal acceptance of these terms and conditions, and of any such changes.
How Pine works
We offer this app as an online personal journal service for users. Users are able to use the app to keep track of important notes, their to do lists, bookmarks, habits and files. Users are invited to join the service using any of our three packages. The first package is offered free of charge while our Plus and Pro packages attract subscription fees.
Acceptable use of the app
This service if offered for internet users who are 18 or older, and who are able to form legally binding contracts. If you are so eligible, we offer you a limited and fully reversible, non-assignable, non-exclusive, and non-sublicensable license to access and use the Pine App in compliance with all these terms and conditions.
Our app and its services are targeted at all legally eligible users. We however do not give any warranties or any assurance that the service that we provide is available or suitable for use in your locality or place of jurisdiction. Users who link and use our app do so at their own personal risk and are fully responsible and solely chargeable for compliance with all applicable local laws.
You understand and accept that while some parts of our services are offered free of charge to users, the service is mostly a subscription service, and users’ membership become effective upon payment of their subscription fees. You may choose to use our free subscription which attracts no charges. On the free subscription, you have access to 100mb of cloud storage for files, 10 tags, 500 to do lists, 50 bookmarks, 25 notes and 5 habits. You may also opt for our Plus package which offers subscribers unlimited tags, to do lists, bookmarks, notes and habits. You are also able to get shareable links to your notes and to-do lists. This package also enables the note time-machine to save your progress at any time and get back to it whenever you want. You will also get access to habit trackers that allow you to track custom habit stats. The subscription fees for our Plus package is $3.99 a month charged once per year or $4.99 charged once per month. The last package you may choose to subscribe to is our Pro package which offers subscribers the same benefits as the Plus package and also includes access to up to 10gb of cloud storage for file uploads. The subscription fees for our Pro package is $8.99 charged once per year or $9.99 charged monthly. Please note that your subscription shall be due for renewal on the monthly or annual anniversary of your first subscription using the same method of payment as your initial payment. If you are not interested in using the Pine service anymore, you may cancel at any time. You also have the option to upgrade or downgrade at any time.
Refund and exchange policy
Pine has no refund or exchange policy. If you are not satisfied with the Pine App services, your only recourse is to unsubscribe from using the services.
Copyright policy, trademarks and intellectual property
All of the content that we make available through, display or feature on, and make available within the app including but not in any way limited to text, graphics, images, photographs, sounds, video, illustrations, information, communications, moving images, code and all other materials (collectively known as “content") is owned by Pine, its parent, its affiliates, its licensors or content providers. All such content is fully protected by copyright, trademark, and other relevant laws and international treaty provisions. You may not use the Pine App content in any way except as permitted in this agreement or with the prior written permission of Pine. Any unauthorized use of our content by you may subject you to criminal or civil penalties. All trademarks, service marks, trade names, trade dress, icons and logo found on this app are the property of Pine, its parent, its affiliates, respective licensors or other third parties. You may not in any way use, copy, reproduce, republish, distribute, transmit, or modify the trademarks found on the app without Pine's prior written consent. Without the written permission of Pine, the use of any of the trademarks on any other app is prohibited.
Any material, thought, idea, recommendation, information, inquiry, know-how, procedure, remarks and other communications transmitted or uploaded by you to the app in any way will be considered by us as non-confidential, non-proprietary, and non-personal and we or our subsidiaries may use this content for any purpose, including for commercial and non-profit making purposes in any media, now known to man or to be developed in the future, as Pine may decide, in its sole discretion. This shall without limitation include the advancement, manufacture or promotion of services and products for commercial purposes, for which we shall have no obligation to compensate you or a third party; or to recognize you or a third party as the source. We therefore clearly ask that you do not transmit or post to the app any material, information, thought, recommendation, idea, procedure, know-how, inquiry, remarks and other communications you might want to keep private or for which you expect to be recognized or remunerated.
Third party links
Links contained in Pine app may lead to websites, other apps and other resources not under the control of Pine. You understand and accept that we are not legally liable for the resources, contents, services or products found on a linked website, app or resource. You agree that the links provided on the Pine app are provided only as a matter of convenience for our users and that their provision through our app does not in any way mean that we offer endorsement of any such linked site. You access any linked app, website or resources at your own risk. We may also make available for your convenience access to third-party tools not under our control. You accept that we provide access to these third-party tools “as available” and “as is” without any representations and without any endorsement on our part. You agree that you access any linked third-party tools/resources at your own risk. We advise that you familiarize yourself with third party policies and terms before accessing their apps and tools.
Rules of conduct
To be able to gain access and continue to get access to our app, here are the rules of conduct you must abide by: You must not use this app and its services for any illegal and unauthorized purposes. You must not remove or alter any copyright, trademark or any other proprietary notice from any portion of the app. You must not mirror, link to, or frame any segment of our app and services. You must not try to gain unauthorized access to or attempt to debilitate any part of our app and its related systems. Where you upload content, your uploaded content must not be in violation of any local, state, federal, or international law. Content that is regarded (in our sole discretion) as disparaging, slanderous, indecent, illegal, menacing, ill-mannered, vile, or embarrassing to any other person or entity is strictly prohibited. Content that is regarded (in our sole discretion) as being ethnically biased or religiously-provocating is strictly prohibited, as well as content that criticizes others based on sexual orientation and/or gender are absolutely forbidden. You must not submit content that violates third party rights, which without limitation may include copyrights, trademarks, patents, trade secrets, and privacy or publicity rights. You are not to intentionally introduce Trojans, logic bombs, viruses, worms or any other technologically harmful software to the app. You are barred from uploading ads and/or spam links to other apps and websites, individuals or solicitations, without the prior written permission of Pine; or advertise pyramid schemes or chain letters. Where you upload comment, your uploaded content must not interfere with or inhibit or disrupt the normal flow of dialogue; or in any way disrupt the Pine app, servers and/or networks connected to the Pine service. You are not to submit any user content that is inappropriate, false, or intentionally misleading. You may not access Pine using automated means in order to harvest other Pine users’ personal information without our explicit permission. You are prohibited from uploading or posting any user content that have no right to upload or upload under law and/or fiduciary or contractual relationships. You are not to forge headers or identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any content that you transmit through the app. You may not make available any content that falsely impersonates any individual or entity, including, but not in any way limited to, a Pine official, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity. We will hold you solely and exclusively responsible for any and all legal costs and losses resulting from your breach if we discover you to be in breach of any of the provisions of this agreement. We may also terminate your use of the app without any prior warning if you breach any of these terms.
Disclaimers and limitation of liability
We make the Pine app available for your use on an “as is” and “as available” only basis, and you accept that you use the Pine app and its services at your own risk. Pine explicitly disclaims all and any warranties of any kind, whether direct or implied, including but not limited to the indirect warranties of non-infringement, merchantability, suitability, and fitness for a particular purpose. We make no representation and give no assurances that our service will meet your requirements and expectations; that it will continue uninterrupted, that it will be timely, safe, or error-free; that any results gotten from the use of the Pine App service will be accurate or dependable; and that any errors found on the Pine app will be corrected. No advice or information, be it written or oral, obtained by you from Pine shall create any warranty that is not specifically covered by these terms. Specifically, the material, contents and information available on the Pine app are intended for informational purposes only. You agree to weigh and then accept all the risks connected (whether now known or unknown) with the use of or reliance on any advice information uploaded on this app, and to indemnify Pine from any legal action that may arise in connection with your dependence on content obtained from this App. Pine (even if it has been notified of the likelihood of such damages) will not be legally answerable for any direct, indirect, consequential, supplementary, special, or exemplary damages, including but not in any way restricted to, damages for loss of profits, goodwill, data, use, or other losses connected from the use of or the failure to use the service. If the law does not permit this disclaimer of warranties and limitation of liability that Pine has set forth above, then this disclaimer of warranties and limitation of liability will not apply to you in this case.
You agree to defend and indemnify Pine, its subsidiaries and affiliates, their officers, executives, agents, and managers, and hold them not guilty from and innocent from any claims, liabilities, reparations, damages, and expenses, including without reservation sensible legal and accounting costs that is in any way connected to your use of the Pine app and services or your breach of any provision of these terms.
If any provision of these terms and conditions is held to be unenforceable and or invalid by a competent court of the United States, both parties agree that such specific provisions will be amended to reflect both parties' intention while all remaining clauses shall remain in effect with full force.
Governing law and jursidiction
Without considering any principles of conflicts of law, our choice of governance and jurisdiction for the interpretation and governance of law as regards the Pine App terms is the United States of America.
No waiver at any time of any of these terms and conditions on our part shall be considered a continuing or further waiver of such term and condition or of any other term or condition.
Termination for cause
Pine reserves the right to and may without prior notice, terminate your Pine account and access to the app following a request by you; if you are discovered to be in violation of our users’ rule of conduct; at the demand of a law enforcement and/or other government agency for legal reasons; due to discontinuance or a significant modification to the app and service; after extended periods of user inactivity ; and/or due to unanticipated security or technical issues or problems. You hereby agree and fully accept that all terminations for cause shall be made in Pine’s sole discretion and that we shall not be held liable by either you or to any third-party for the restriction of your access to the service or for the termination of your account.