Terms of Use

Last modified Jan 11, 2016.

Welcome to BeON Home, the mobile service of BeON Home, Inc. (“BeON Home,” “we,” or “us”).  This page explains the terms by which you may use our online and/or mobile services, web site, and software provided on or in connection with the Service (as defined in Section 1 below) and the terms by which you may use the Hardware (as defined in Section 1).  By accessing or using the Service, you signify that you have read, understood, and agree to be bound by this Terms of Use Agreement (“Agreement”) and to the collection and use of your information as set forth in the BeON Home Privacy Policy at http://www.beonhome.com (the “Privacy Policy”), whether or not you are a registered user of our Service.  BeON Home reserves the right to make unilateral modifications to these terms and will provide notice of these changes as described below. This Agreement applies to all visitors, dealers, users, and others who access the Service (“Users”).  If you’re an authorized dealer (a “Dealer”) of the BeON Hardware or Services, your use and reselling of such Hardware and Services is further subject to the Dealer Agreement between you and the BeON Home (the “Dealer Terms”).

PLEASE READ THIS AGREEMENT CAREFULLY TO ENSURE THAT YOU UNDERSTAND EACH PROVISION.  THIS AGREEMENT CONTAINS A MANDATORY INDIVIDUAL ARBITRATION AND CLASS ACTION/JURY TRIAL WAIVER PROVISION THAT REQUIRES THE USE OF ARBITRATION ON AN INDIVIDUAL BASIS TO RESOLVE DISPUTES, RATHER THAN JURY TRIALS OR CLASS ACTIONS.

THE HARDWARE AND SERVICE MAY NOT FUNCTION IN THE EVENT OF AN EMERGENCY, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION POWER OUTAGES, FIRES, OR STORMS.  YOU SHOULD ALWAYS HAVE BACKUPS TO THE BEON HARDWARE AND SERVICES AND BEON EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTY OR LIABILITY RELATED TO FAILURES OF THE HARDWARE OR THE SERVICE.

  1. Use of Our Service

BeON Home provides an application, and related website, that works in connection with the Hardware as well as other application and software services provided by BeON Home from time to time (the “Service”).  The Services may include, without limitation: (a) the system registration, which correlates and stores product information and configuration data for streamlined support and updating; (b) monitoring and control (such as home protection and safety) functionality customized by either you or an authorized Dealer.  “Hardware” means BeON Home’s Smart Modules and Companion LED Light Bulbs and any other hardware products that may be publicly available for sale on BeON Home’s website from time to time.

  1. Eligibility

This is a contract between you and BeON Home. You must read and agree to these terms before using the Service. You may use the Service only if you can form a binding contract with BeON Home, and only in compliance with this Agreement and all applicable local, state, national, and international laws, rules and regulations.  Any use or access to the Service by anyone under 13 is strictly prohibited and in violation of this Agreement. The Service is not available to any Users previously removed from the Service by BeON Home.

  1. BeON Home Service

Subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement, you are hereby granted a non-exclusive, limited, non-transferable, freely revocable license to use the Service (for your personal, noncommercial use only, unless you are a Dealer), and as permitted by the features of the Service.  BeON Home reserves all rights not expressly granted herein in the Service and the BeON Content (as defined below).  BeON Home may terminate this license at any time for any reason or no reason.  The Service and Hardware are intended only to be used together and no other use of either on a stand-alone basis is permitted.  BeON Home has no obligation to, but may at its sole discretion, provide fixes, updates or upgrades to its Service.

  1. BeON Home Accounts

Your BeON Home account gives you access to the services and functionality that we may establish and maintain from time to time and in our sole discretion.  We may maintain different types of accounts for different types of Users.  If you open a BeON Home account on behalf of a company, organization, or other entity, such as may be the case for Dealers, then (a) “you” includes you and that entity, and (b) you represent and warrant that you are an authorized representative of the entity with the authority to bind the entity to this Agreement, and that you agree to this Agreement on the entity’s behalf.  If applicable, by connecting to BeON Home with a third-party service, you give us permission to access and use your information from that service as permitted by that service, and to store your log-in credentials for that service.

You may never use another User’s account without permission.  When creating your account, directly via BeON Home or via a linked third-party service, you must provide accurate and complete information, and you must keep this information up to date.  You are solely responsible for the activity that occurs on your account, and you must keep your account password secure.  We encourage you to use “strong” passwords (passwords that use a combination of upper and lower case letters, numbers and symbols) with your account.  You must notify BeON Home immediately of any breach of security or unauthorized use of your account.  BeON Home will not be liable for any losses caused by any unauthorized use of your account.

You may control your User profile and how you interact with the Service by changing the settings in your account settings.  By providing BeON Home your email address you consent to our using the email address to send you Service-related notices, including any notices required by law, in lieu of communication by postal mail.  We may also use your email address to send you other messages, such as changes to features of the Service and special offers.  If you do not want to receive such email messages, you may opt out or change your preferences in your account settings.  Opting out may prevent you from receiving email messages regarding updates, improvements, or offers.

  1. Hardware and Service Rules

You agree not to engage in any of the following prohibited activities: (i) copying, distributing, or disclosing any part of the Service in any medium, including without limitation by any automated or non-automated “scraping”; (ii) using any automated system, including without limitation “robots,” “spiders,” “offline readers,” etc., to access the Service in a manner that sends more request messages to the BeON Home servers than a human can reasonably produce in the same period of time by using a conventional on-line web browser (except that BeON Home grants the operators of public search engines revocable permission to use spiders to copy publicly available materials from beonhome.com for the sole purpose of and solely to the extent necessary for creating publicly available searchable indices of the materials, but not caches or archives of such materials); (iii) transmitting spam, chain letters, or other unsolicited email; (iv) attempting to interfere with, compromise the system integrity or security or decipher any transmissions to or from the servers running the Service; (v) taking any action that imposes, or may impose at our sole discretion an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure; (vi) uploading invalid data, viruses, worms, or other software agents through the Service; (vii) collecting or harvesting any personally identifiable information, including account names, from the Service; (viii) using the Service for any commercial solicitation purposes; (ix) impersonating another person or otherwise misrepresenting your affiliation with a person or entity, conducting fraud, hiding or attempting to hide your identity; (x) interfering with the proper working of the Service or the Hardware; (xi) accessing the Service or the Hardware through any technology or means other than those provided or authorized by us; (xii) bypassing the measures we may use to prevent or restrict access to the Hardware or the Service, including without limitation features that prevent or restrict use or copying of any content or enforce limitations on use of the Service or the content therein, (xii) modifying, re-using, reverse compiling, disassembling, reverse engineering, or otherwise attempting to derive the source code or create derivative works from the binary code of the Service, (xiii) opening the housing of the Hardware or tampering with the components of the Hardware in any manner, including changing physical or electronic identification information or any other reverse engineering, or (xiv) using the Hardware or any Services in any manner to avoid BeON Home's charges or its policies.  If you are a Dealer, you agree to abide by this Agreement, the Dealer Terms and the Privacy Policy regarding your use of User information to the extent that you may receive such information.

We may, without prior notice, change the Service; stop providing the Service or features of the Service, to you or to Users generally; or create usage limits for the Service.  We may permanently or temporarily terminate or suspend your access to the Service without notice and liability for any reason, including if in our sole determination you violate any provision of this Agreement, or for no reason.  Upon termination for any reason or no reason, you continue to be bound by this Agreement.

You are solely responsible for your interactions with other BeON Users.  We reserve the right, but have no obligation, to monitor disputes between you and other Users.  BeON Home shall have no liability for your interactions with other Users, or for any User’s action or inaction.

  1. Internet Service Provider Charges.

The Services may require the use of an always-on broadband Internet connection. BeON Home is not responsible for and does not make any assurances about the availability or functionality of any broadband Internet connection. You are responsible for any service charges for your internet connection incurred as a result of using or accessing the Services and acknowledge and agree that you shall be solely responsible for all disputes with any internet service provider related to the same.

  1. User Content

Some areas of the Service may allow Users to post or provide content such as profile information, comments, questions, and other content or information (any such materials a User submits, posts, displays, or otherwise makes available on the Service is “User Content”).  We claim no ownership rights over User Content created by you.  The User Content you create remains yours; however, by providing or sharing User Content through the Service, you agree to allow others to view, edit, and/or share your User Content in accordance with your settings and this Agreement.  Nevertheless, BeON Home has the right (but not the obligation) in its sole discretion to remove any User Content that is shared via the Service.  

You agree not to post User Content that: (i) may create a risk of harm, loss, physical or mental injury, emotional distress, death, disability, disfigurement, or physical or mental illness to you, to any other person, or to any animal; (ii) may create a risk of any other loss or damage to any person or property; (iii) seeks to harm or exploit children by exposing them to inappropriate content, asking for personally identifiable details or otherwise; (iv) may constitute or contribute to a crime or tort; (v) contains any information or content that we deem to be unlawful, harmful, abusive, racially or ethnically offensive, defamatory, infringing, invasive of personal privacy or publicity rights, harassing, humiliating to other people (publicly or otherwise), libelous, threatening, profane, obscene, or otherwise objectionable; (vi) contains any information or content that is illegal (including, without limitation, the disclosure of insider information under securities law or of another party’s trade secrets); (vii) contains any information or content that you do not have a right to make available under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships; or (viii) contains any information or content that you know is not correct and current.  You agree that any User Content that you post does not and will not violate third-party rights of any kind, including without limitation any Intellectual Property Rights (as defined below) or rights of privacy.  To the extent that your User Content contains music, you hereby represent that you are the owner of all the copyright rights, including without limitation the performance, mechanical, and sound recordings rights, with respect to each and every musical composition (including lyrics) and sound recording contained in such User Content and have the power to grant the license granted below.  BeON Home reserves the right, but is not obligated, to reject and/or remove any User Content that BeON Home believes, in its sole discretion, violates these provisions.  You understand that publishing your User Content on the Service is not a substitute for registering it with the U.S. Copyright Office, the Writer’s Guild of America, or any other rights organization.

For the purposes of this Agreement, “Intellectual Property Rights” means all patent rights, copyright rights, mask work rights, moral rights, rights of publicity, trademark, trade dress and service mark rights, goodwill, trade secret rights and other intellectual property rights as may now exist or hereafter come into existence, and all applications therefore and registrations, renewals and extensions thereof, under the laws of any state, country, territory or other jurisdiction.

In connection with your User Content, you affirm, represent and warrant the following:

  1. You have the written consent of each and every identifiable natural person in the User Content, if any, to use such person’s name or likeness in the manner contemplated by the Service and this Agreement, and each such person has released you from any liability that may arise in relation to such use.
  2. You have obtained and are solely responsible for obtaining all consents as may be required by law to post any User Content relating to third parties.
  3. Your User Content and BeON Home’s use thereof as contemplated by this Agreement and the Service will not violate any law or infringe any rights of any third party, including but not limited to any Intellectual Property Rights and privacy rights.
  4. BeON Home may exercise the rights to your User Content granted under this Agreement without liability for payment of any guild fees, residuals, payments, fees, or royalties payable under any collective bargaining agreement or otherwise.
  5. To the best of your knowledge, all your User Content and other information that you provide to us is truthful and accurate.

BeON Home takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for any User Content that you or any other User or third party posts, sends, or otherwise makes available over the Service.  You shall be solely responsible for your User Content and the consequences of posting, publishing it, sharing it, or otherwise making it available on the Service, and you agree that we are only acting as a passive conduit for your online distribution and publication of your User Content.  You understand and agree that you may be exposed to User Content that is inaccurate, objectionable, inappropriate for children, or is otherwise unsuited to your purpose, and you agree that BeON Home shall not be liable for any damages you allege to incur as a result of or relating to any User Content.

  1. User Content License Grant

By posting or otherwise making available any User Content on or through the Service, you expressly grant, and you represent and warrant that you have all rights necessary to grant, to BeON Home a royalty-free, sublicensable, transferable, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive, worldwide license to use, reproduce, modify, publish, list information regarding, edit, translate, distribute, syndicate, publicly perform, publicly display, and make derivative works of all such User Content and your name, voice, and/or likeness as contained in your User Content, in whole or in part, and in any form, media or technology, whether now known or hereafter developed, for use in connection with the Service and BeON Home’s (and its successors’ and affiliates’) business, including without limitation for promoting and redistributing part or all of the Service (and derivative works thereof) in any media formats and through any media channels.  You also hereby grant each User of the Service a non-exclusive license to access your User Content through the Service, and to use, reproduce, distribute, display and perform such User Content as permitted through the functionality of the Service and under this Agreement.

  1. Mobile Software
    1. Mobile Software. We may make available software to access the Service via a mobile device (“Mobile Software”).  To use the Mobile Software you must have a mobile device that is compatible with the Mobile Software.  BeON Home does not warrant that the Mobile Software will be compatible with your mobile device.  You may use mobile data in connection with the Mobile Software and may incur additional charges from your wireless provider for these services. You agree that you are solely responsible for any such charges.  BeON Home hereby grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, revocable license to use a compiled code copy of the Mobile Software for one BeON Home account on one mobile device owned or leased solely by you, for your personal use.  You may not: (i) modify, disassemble, decompile or reverse engineer the Mobile Software, except to the extent that such restriction is expressly prohibited by law; (ii) rent, lease, loan, resell, sublicense, distribute or otherwise transfer the Mobile Software to any third party or use the Mobile Software to provide time sharing or similar services for any third party; (iii) make any copies of the Mobile Software; (iv) remove, circumvent, disable, damage or otherwise interfere with security-related features of the Mobile Software, features that prevent or restrict use or copying of any content accessible through the Mobile Software, or features that enforce limitations on use of the Mobile Software; or (v) delete the copyright and other proprietary rights notices on the Mobile Software. You acknowledge that BeON Home may from time to time issue upgraded versions of the Mobile Software, and may automatically electronically upgrade the version of the Mobile Software that you are using on your mobile device.  You consent to such automatic upgrading on your mobile device, and agree that the terms and conditions of this Agreement will apply to all such upgrades.  Any third-party code that may be incorporated in the Mobile Software is covered by the applicable open source or third-party license EULA, if any, authorizing use of such code.  The foregoing license grant is not a sale of the Mobile Software or any copy thereof, and BeON Home or its third party partners or suppliers retain all right, title, and interest in the Mobile Software (and any copy thereof).  Any attempt by you to transfer any of the rights, duties or obligations hereunder, except as expressly provided for in this Agreement, is void.  BeON Home reserves all rights not expressly granted under this Agreement.  If the Mobile Software is being acquired on behalf of the United States Government, then the following provision applies.  The Mobile Software will be deemed to be “commercial computer software” and “commercial computer software documentation,” respectively, pursuant to DFAR Section 227.7202 and FAR Section 12.212, as applicable. Any use, reproduction, release, performance, display or disclosure of the Service and any accompanying documentation by the U.S. Government will be governed solely by this Agreement and is prohibited except to the extent expressly permitted by this Agreement .  The Mobile Software originates in the United States, and is subject to United States export laws and regulations.  The Mobile Software may not be exported or re-exported to certain countries or those persons or entities prohibited from receiving exports from the United States.  In addition, the Mobile Software may be subject to the import and export laws of other countries.  You agree to comply with all United States and foreign laws related to use of the Mobile Software and the BeON Service.
    2. Mobile Software from iTunes. The following applies to any Mobile Software you acquire from the iTunes Store (“iTunes-Sourced Software”):  You acknowledge and agree that this Agreement is solely between you and BeON Home, not Apple, and that Apple has no responsibility for the iTunes-Sourced Software or content thereof.  Your use of the iTunes-Sourced Software must comply with the App Store Terms of Service.  You acknowledge that Apple has no obligation whatsoever to furnish any maintenance and support services with respect to the iTunes-Sourced Software.  In the event of any failure of the iTunes-Sourced Software to conform to any applicable warranty, you may notify Apple, and Apple will refund the purchase price for the iTunes-Sourced Software to you; to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, Apple will have no other warranty obligation whatsoever with respect to the iTunes-Sourced Software, and any other claims, losses, liabilities, damages, costs or expenses attributable to any failure to conform to any warranty will be solely governed by this Agreement and any law applicable to BeON Home as provider of the software.  You acknowledge that Apple is not responsible for addressing any claims of you or any third party relating to the iTunes-Sourced Software or your possession and/or use of the iTunes-Sourced Software, including, but not limited to: (i) product liability claims; (ii) any claim that the iTunes-Sourced Software fails to conform to any applicable legal or regulatory requirement; and (iii) claims arising under consumer protection or similar legislation; and all such claims are governed solely by this Agreement and any law applicable to BeON Home as provider of the software.  You acknowledge that, in the event of any third party claim that the iTunes-Sourced Software or your possession and use of that iTunes-Sourced Software infringes that third party’s intellectual property rights, BeON Home, not Apple, will be solely responsible for the investigation, defense, settlement and discharge of any such intellectual property infringement claim to the extent required by this Agreement.  You and BeON Home acknowledge and agree that Apple, and Apple’s subsidiaries, are third party beneficiaries of this Agreement as relates to your license of the iTunes-Sourced Software, and that, upon your acceptance of the terms and conditions of this Agreement, Apple will have the right (and will be deemed to have accepted the right) to enforce this Agreement as relates to your license of the iTunes-Sourced Software against you as a third party beneficiary thereof.
  2. Our Proprietary Rights

Except for your User Content, the Service and all materials therein or transferred thereby, including, without limitation, software, images, text, graphics, illustrations, logos, patents, trademarks, service marks, copyrights, photographs, audio, videos, music, and User Content belonging to other Users (the “BeON Content”), and all Intellectual Property Rights related thereto, as well as all Intellectual Property Rights in the Hardware are the exclusive property of BeON Home and its licensors (including other Users who post User Content to the Service).  Except as explicitly provided herein, nothing in this Agreement shall be deemed to create a license in or under any such Intellectual Property Rights, and you agree not to sell, license, rent, modify, distribute, copy, reproduce, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, publish, adapt, edit or create derivative works from any BeON Content.  Use of the BeON Content for any purpose not expressly permitted by this Agreement is strictly prohibited.

You may choose to or we may invite you to submit comments or ideas about the Hardware or the Service, including without limitation about how to improve the Hardware or the Service or our products (“Ideas”).  By submitting any Idea, you agree that your disclosure is gratuitous, unsolicited and without restriction and will not place BeON Home under any fiduciary or other obligation, and that we are free to use the Idea without any additional compensation to you, and/or to disclose the Idea on a non-confidential basis or otherwise to anyone.  You further acknowledge that, by acceptance of your submission, BeON Home does not waive any rights to use similar or related ideas previously known to BeON Home, or developed by its employees, or obtained from sources other than you.

  1. BeON Home Property

The Service and the Hardware contain data, information, Intellectual Property Rights, and other content not owned by you (“BeON Property”).  You understand and agree that regardless of terminology used, BeON Property represents a limited license right governed solely by the terms of this Agreement and available for distribution at BeON Home’s sole discretion.  BeON Property is not redeemable for any sum of money or monetary value from BeON Home at any time.  You acknowledge that you do not own the account you use to access the Service, nor do you possess any rights of access or rights to data stored by or on behalf of BeON Home on BeON Home servers, including without limitation any data representing or embodying any or all of your BeON Property.  You agree that BeON Home has the absolute right to manage, regulate, control, modify and/or eliminate BeON Property as it sees fit in its sole discretion, in any general or specific case, and that BeON Home will have no liability to you based on its exercise of such right.  All data on BeON Home’s servers are subject to deletion, alteration or transfer.  NOTWITHSTANDING ANY VALUE ATTRIBUTED TO SUCH DATA BY YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY, YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT ANY DATA, ACCOUNT HISTORY AND ACCOUNT CONTENT RESIDING ON BEON HOME’S SERVERS, MAY BE DELETED, ALTERED, MOVED OR TRANSFERRED AT ANY TIME FOR ANY REASON IN BEON HOME’S SOLE DISCRETION, WITH OR WITHOUT NOTICE AND WITH NO LIABILITY OF ANY KIND.  BEON HOME DOES NOT PROVIDE OR GUARANTEE, AND EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS, ANY VALUE, CASH OR OTHERWISE, ATTRIBUTED TO ANY DATA RESIDING ON BEON HOME’S SERVERS.

  1. Purchase and Delivery Terms; Paid Services
    1. Billing Policies. Payment of the Hardware will be subject to the pricing and payment terms at http://www.beonhome.com, as we may update them from time to time. Company may add new services for additional fees and charges, add or amend fees and charges for existing services, at any time in its sole discretion.
    2. No Refunds. You may cancel your BeON Home account at any time; however, there are no refunds for cancellation.  In the event that BeON Home suspends or terminates your account or this Agreement, you understand and agree that you shall receive no refund or exchange for any BeON Property, any content or data associated with your account, or for anything else.
    3. Shipping of Hardware; Risk of Loss. All products that may be purchased from or via the Service, including the Hardware, are transported and delivered to you by an independent carrier not affiliated with, or controlled by, BeON Home.  Title to products purchased on the Service, as well as the risk of loss for such products, passes to you when BeON Home or our supplier delivers these items to the carrier. 
    4. Payment Information; Taxes. All information that you provide in connection with a purchase or transaction or other monetary transaction interaction with the Service must be accurate, complete, and current.  You understand that it is difficult for us to distinguish between credit and debit cards. You agree to waive your rights under Regulation E to receive ten days advance notice from us regarding the amount that we will debit from your account. While we may send you messages about your billing, we are not obligated to do so. We may change or cease our messages at any time without notice to you.  You agree to pay all charges incurred by users of your credit card, debit card, or other payment method used in connection with a purchase or transaction or other monetary transaction interaction with the Service at the prices in effect when such charges are incurred.  You will pay any applicable taxes, if any, relating to any such purchases, transactions or other monetary transaction interactions.
  2. Privacy

We care about the privacy of our Users.  You understand that by using the Services you consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your personally identifiable information and aggregate data as set forth in our Privacy Policy, and to have your personally identifiable information collected, used, transferred to and processed in the United States.

  1. Security

BeON Home cares about the integrity and security of your personal information.  However, we cannot guarantee that unauthorized third parties will never be able to defeat our security measures or use your personal information for improper purposes.  You acknowledge that you provide your personal information at your own risk.

  1. DMCA Notice

Since we respect artist and content owner rights, it is BeON Home’s policy to respond to alleged infringement notices that comply with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (“DMCA”).

If you believe that your copyrighted work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement and is accessible via the Service, please notify BeON Home’s copyright agent as set forth in the DMCA.  For your complaint to be valid under the DMCA, you must provide the following information in writing:

  1. An electronic or physical signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner;
  2. Identification of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed;
  3. Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing and where it is located on the Service;
  4. Information reasonably sufficient to permit BeON Home to contact you, such as your address, telephone number, and, e-mail address;
  5. 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 law; and
  6. A statement, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information is accurate, and that you are the copyright owner or are authorized to act on behalf of the owner.

The above information must be submitted to the following DMCA Agent:

Attn:                DMCA Notice
BeON Home, Inc.

Address:          125 Cambridge Park Drive, Suite 301
Cambridge, MA 02140

Telephone:       844 334 2366

Email:              copyright@beonhome.com

UNDER FEDERAL LAW, IF YOU KNOWINGLY MISREPRESENT THAT ONLINE MATERIAL IS INFRINGING, YOU MAY BE SUBJECT TO CRIMINAL PROSECUTION FOR PERJURY AND CIVIL PENALTIES, INCLUDING MONETARY DAMAGES, COURT COSTS, AND ATTORNEYS’ FEES.

Please note that this procedure is exclusively for notifying BeON Home and its affiliates that your copyrighted material has been infringed.  The preceding requirements are intended to comply with BeON Home’s rights and obligations under the DMCA, including 17 U.S.C. §512(c), but do not constitute legal advice.  It may be advisable to contact an attorney regarding your rights and obligations under the DMCA and other applicable laws.

In accordance with the DMCA and other applicable law, BeON Home has adopted a policy of terminating, in appropriate circumstances, Users who are deemed to be repeat infringers.  BeON Home may also at its sole discretion limit access to the Service and/or terminate the accounts of any Users who infringe any intellectual property rights of others, whether or not there is any repeat infringement.

  1. Third-Party Links and Information

The Service may contain links to third-party materials that are not owned or controlled by BeON Home. BeON Home does not endorse or assume any responsibility for any such third-party sites, information, materials, products, or services. If you access a third-party website or service from the Service or share your User Content on or through any third-party website or service, you do so at your own risk, and you understand that this Agreement and BeON Home’s Privacy Policy do not apply to your use of such sites. You expressly relieve BeON Home from any and all liability arising from your use of any third-party website, service, or content, including without limitation User Content submitted by other Users. Additionally, your dealings with or participation in promotions of advertisers found on the Service, including payment and delivery of goods, and any other terms (such as warranties) are solely between you and such advertisers. You agree that BeON Home shall not be responsible for any loss or damage of any sort relating to your dealings with such advertisers.

  1. Indemnity

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless BeON Home and its subsidiaries, agents, licensors, managers, and other affiliated companies, and their employees, contractors, agents, officers and directors, from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debt, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney’s fees) arising from: (i) your use of and access to the Service or the Hardware, including any data or content transmitted or received by you; (ii) your violation of any term of this Agreement, including without limitation your breach of any of the representations and warranties above; (iii) your violation of any third-party right, including without limitation any right of privacy or Intellectual Property Rights; (iv) your violation of any applicable law, rule or regulation; (v) any claim or damages that arise as a result of any of your User Content or any that is submitted via your account, including without limitation misleading, false, or inaccurate information, (vi) your willful misconduct; or (vi) any other party’s access and use of the Service with your unique username, password or other appropriate security code.

  1. Limited Warranty
    1. For one (1) year following the first delivery of the Hardware (the “Warranty Period”), BeON Home agrees that the Hardware shall perform materially as described in BeON Home’s specifications, available at http://www.beonhome.com (the “Specifications”).
    2. In case the Hardware fails to meet the Specifications, and you report such failure to BeON Home during the applicable Warranty Period, BeON Home will use commercially reasonable efforts fix such failure to meet the Specifications or replace such Hardware with Hardware that materially conforms to the Specifications. You acknowledges that this Section 12(B) sets forth BeON Home’s exclusive liability to you for any breach of warranty or other duty related to the quality of the Hardware.
    3. EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY PROVIDED ABOVE IN SECTION 13(A), THE SERVICE AND HARDWARE ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. USE OF THE SERVICE AND THE HARDWARE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK.  TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, THE SERVICE AND THE HARDWARE ARE PROVIDED WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.  NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM BEON HOME OR THROUGH THE SERVICE WILL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED HEREIN.  EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY PROVIDED ABOVE IN SECTION 13(A), WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, BEON HOME, ITS SUBSIDIARIES, ITS AFFILIATES, AND ITS LICENSORS DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE CONTENT IS ACCURATE, RELIABLE OR CORRECT; THAT THE SERVICE OR THE HARDWARE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS; THAT THE SERVICE WILL BE AVAILABLE AT ANY PARTICULAR TIME OR LOCATION, UNINTERRUPTED OR SECURE; THAT ANY DEFECTS OR ERRORS WILL BE CORRECTED; OR THAT THE SERVICE IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.  ANY CONTENT DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE SERVICE IS DOWNLOADED AT YOUR OWN RISK AND YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR MOBILE DEVICE OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM SUCH DOWNLOAD OR YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE.

BEON HOME DOES NOT WARRANT, ENDORSE, GUARANTEE, OR ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY PRODUCT OR SERVICE ADVERTISED OR OFFERED BY A THIRD PARTY THROUGH THE BEON HOME SERVICE OR ANY HYPERLINKED WEBSITE OR SERVICE, AND BEON HOME WILL NOT BE A PARTY TO OR IN ANY WAY MONITOR ANY TRANSACTION BETWEEN YOU AND THIRD-PARTY PROVIDERS OF PRODUCTS OR SERVICES.

FEDERAL LAW, SOME STATES, PROVINCES AND OTHER JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION AND LIMITATIONS OF CERTAIN IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. THIS AGREEMENT GIVES YOU SPECIFIC LEGAL RIGHTS, AND YOU MAY ALSO HAVE OTHER RIGHTS WHICH VARY FROM STATE TO STATE. THE DISCLAIMERS AND EXCLUSIONS UNDER THIS AGREEMENT WILL NOT APPLY TO THE EXTENT PROHIBITED BY APPLICABLE LAW.

  1. Limitation of Liability

TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL BEON HOME, ITS AFFILIATES, AGENTS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, SUPPLIERS OR LICENSORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES, ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THE USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THIS SERVICE OR THE HARDWARE.  UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL BEON HOME BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE, LOSS OR INJURY RESULTING FROM HACKING, TAMPERING OR OTHER UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS OR USE OF THE HARDWARE, THE SERVICE OR YOUR ACCOUNT OR THE INFORMATION CONTAINED THEREIN.

TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, BEON HOME ASSUMES NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY (I) ERRORS, MISTAKES, OR INACCURACIES OF CONTENT; (II) PERSONAL INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE, OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER, RESULTING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO OR USE OF OUR SERVICE OR THE HARDWARE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY FAILURE OF THE HARDWARE OR THE SERVICE; (III) ANY UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR USE OF OUR SECURE SERVERS AND/OR ANY AND ALL PERSONAL INFORMATION STORED THEREIN; (IV) ANY INTERRUPTION OR CESSATION OF TRANSMISSION TO OR FROM THE SERVICE OR THE HARDWARE; (V) ANY BUGS, VIRUSES, TROJAN HORSES, OR THE LIKE THAT MAY BE TRANSMITTED TO OR THROUGH OUR SERVICE BY ANY THIRD PARTY; (VI) ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN ANY CONTENT OR FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE INCURRED AS A RESULT OF THE USE OF ANY CONTENT POSTED, EMAILED, TRANSMITTED, OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SERVICE; AND/OR (VII) USER CONTENT OR THE DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE, OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY.  IN NO EVENT SHALL BEON HOME, ITS AFFILIATES, AGENTS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, SUPPLIERS, OR LICENSORS BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY CLAIMS, PROCEEDINGS, LIABILITIES, OBLIGATIONS, DAMAGES, LOSSES OR COSTS IN AN AMOUNT EXCEEDING THE AMOUNT YOU PAID TO BEON HOME HEREUNDER OR $100.00, WHICHEVER IS GREATER.

THIS LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SECTION APPLIES WHETHER THE ALLEGED LIABILITY IS BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY, OR ANY OTHER BASIS, EVEN IF BEON HOME HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.  THE FOREGOING LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SHALL APPLY TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW IN THE APPLICABLE JURISDICTION.

SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.  THIS AGREEMENT GIVES YOU SPECIFIC LEGAL RIGHTS, AND YOU MAY ALSO HAVE OTHER RIGHTS WHICH VARY FROM STATE TO STATE.  THE DISCLAIMERS, EXCLUSIONS, AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY UNDER THIS AGREEMENT WILL NOT APPLY TO THE EXTENT PROHIBITED BY APPLICABLE LAW.

The Service is controlled and operated from facilities in the United States.  BeON Home makes no representations that the Service is appropriate or available for use in other locations.  Those who access or use the Service from other jurisdictions do so at their own volition and are entirely responsible for compliance with all applicable United States and local laws and regulations, including but not limited to export and import regulations.  You may not use the Service if you are a resident of a country embargoed by the United States, or are a foreign person or entity blocked or denied by the United States government.  Unless otherwise explicitly stated, all materials found on the Service are solely directed to individuals, companies, or other entities located in the United States.

  1. Governing Law, Arbitration, and Class Action/Jury Trial Waiver
    1. Governing Law. You agree that: (i) the Service shall be deemed solely based in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts; and (ii) the Service shall be deemed a passive one that does not give rise to personal jurisdiction over us, either specific or general, in jurisdictions other than the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.  This Agreement shall be governed by the internal substantive laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, without respect to its conflict of laws principles. The parties acknowledge that this Agreement evidences a transaction involving interstate commerce. Notwithstanding the preceding sentences with respect to the substantive law, any arbitration conducted pursuant to the terms of this Agreement shall be governed by the Federal Arbitration Act (9 U.S.C. §§ 1-16). The application of the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods is expressly excluded.  You agree to submit to the personal jurisdiction of the federal and state courts located in Boston, Massachusetts for any actions for which we retain the right to seek injunctive or other equitable relief in a court of competent jurisdiction to prevent the actual or threatened infringement, misappropriation or violation of a our copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, patents, or other intellectual property or proprietary rights, as set forth in the Arbitration provision below, including any provisional relief required to prevent irreparable harm.  You agree that Boston, Massachusetts is the proper forum for any appeals of an arbitration award or for trial court proceedings in the event that the arbitration provision below is found to be unenforceable.
    2. READ THIS SECTION CAREFULLY BECAUSE IT REQUIRES THE PARTIES TO ARBITRATE THEIR DISPUTES AND LIMITS THE MANNER IN WHICH YOU CAN SEEK RELIEF FROM BEON HOME. For any dispute with BeON Home, you agree to first contact us at the contact provided below in Section 15(E) and attempt to resolve the dispute with us informally. In the unlikely event that BeON Home has not been able to resolve a dispute it has with you after sixty (60) days, we each agree to resolve any claim, dispute, or controversy (excluding any claims for injunctive or other equitable relief as provided below) arising out of or in connection with or relating to this Agreement, or the breach or alleged breach thereof (collectively, “Claims”), by binding arbitration by JAMS, Inc. (“JAMS”), under the Optional Expedited Arbitration Procedures then in effect for JAMS, except as provided herein. JAMS may be contacted at www.jamsadr.com. The arbitration will be conducted in Boston, Massachusetts, unless you and BeON Home agree otherwise. If you are using the Service or the Hardware for commercial purposes, each party will be responsible for paying any JAMS filing, administrative and arbitrator fees in accordance with JAMS rules, and the award rendered by the arbitrator shall include costs of arbitration, reasonable attorneys’ fees and reasonable costs for expert and other witnesses. If you are an individual using the Service or Hardware for non-commercial purposes: (i) JAMS may require you to pay a fee for the initiation of your case, unless you apply for and successfully obtain a fee waiver from JAMS; (ii) the award rendered by the arbitrator may include your costs of arbitration, your reasonable attorney’s fees, and your reasonable costs for expert and other witnesses; and (iii) you may sue in a small claims court of competent jurisdiction without first engaging in arbitration, but this does not absolve you of your commitment to engage in the informal dispute resolution process. Any judgment on the award rendered by the arbitrator may be entered in any court of competent jurisdiction. Nothing in this Section shall be deemed as preventing BeON Home from seeking injunctive or other equitable relief from the courts as necessary to prevent the actual or threatened infringement, misappropriation, or violation of our data security, Intellectual Property Rights or other proprietary rights.
    3. Class Action/Jury Trial Waiver. WITH RESPECT TO ALL PERSONS AND ENTITIES, REGARDLESS OF WHETHER THEY HAVE OBTAINED OR USED THE SERVICE OR HARDWARE FOR PERSONAL, COMMERCIAL OR OTHER PURPOSES, ALL CLAIMS MUST BE BROUGHT IN THE PARTIES’ INDIVIDUAL CAPACITY, AND NOT AS A PLAINTIFF OR CLASS MEMBER IN ANY PURPORTED CLASS ACTION, COLLECTIVE ACTION, PRIVATE ATTORNEY GENERAL ACTION OR OTHER REPRESENTATIVE PROCEEDING. THIS WAIVER APPLIES TO CLASS ARBITRATION, AND, UNLESS WE AGREE OTHERWISE, THE ARBITRATOR MAY NOT CONSOLIDATE MORE THAN ONE PERSON’S CLAIMS. YOU AGREE THAT, BY ENTERING INTO THIS AGREEMENT, YOU AND BEON HOME ARE EACH WAIVING THE RIGHT TO A TRIAL BY JURY OR TO PARTICIPATE IN A CLASS ACTION, COLLECTIVE ACTION, PRIVATE ATTORNEY GENERAL ACTION, OR OTHER REPRESENTATIVE PROCEEDING OF ANY KIND.    
  2. General
    1. This Agreement, and any rights and licenses granted hereunder, may not be transferred or assigned by you without BeON’s express written consent, but may be assigned by BeON Home without restriction.  Any attempted transfer or assignment in violation hereof shall be null and void.  If you’re are a Dealer, we will not unreasonably withhold consent to transfer in connection with a merger, consolidation or change of ownership of a controlling voting interest.
    2. Notification Procedures and Changes to the Agreement. BeON Home may provide notifications, whether such notifications are required by law or are for marketing or other business related purposes, to you via email notice, written or hard copy notice, or through posting of such notice on our website, as determined by BeON Home in our sole discretion.  BeON Home reserves the right to determine the form and means of providing notifications to our Users, provided that you may opt out of certain means of notification as described in this Agreement.  BeON Home is not responsible for any automatic filtering you or your network provider may apply to email notifications we send to the email address you provide us.  BeON Home may, in its sole discretion, modify or update this Agreement from time to time, and so you should review this page periodically.  When we change the Agreement in a material manner, we will update the ‘last modified’ date at the bottom of this page.  Your continued use of the Service after any such change constitutes your acceptance of the new Terms of Use.  If you do not agree to any of these terms or any future Terms of Use, do not use or access (or continue to access) the Service.
    3. Entire Agreement/Severability. This Agreement, together with any amendments and any additional agreements you may enter into with BeON Home in connection with the Service, shall constitute the entire agreement between you and BeON Home concerning the Service and the Hardware.  If you are a Dealer that has entered into the Dealer Terms or a separate written agreement with BeON Home that explicitly indicates that it governs your entire use of the Service and the Hardware in place of this Agreement, then this Agreement does not apply to your use of the Service and the Hardware to the extent that this Agreement conflicts with such other terms or agreement.  If any provision of this Agreement is deemed invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of this Agreement, which shall remain in full force and effect, except that in the event of unenforceability of the universal Class Action/Jury Trial Waiver, the entire arbitration agreement shall be unenforceable.
    4. No Waiver. No waiver of any term of this Agreement shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or any other term, and BeON Home’s failure to assert any right or provision under this Agreement shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.
    5. Please contact us at info@beonhome.com with any questions regarding this Agreement.

 

This Agreement was last modified on Jan 11, 2016.

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