Terms & Conditions

  • Introduction

    Welcome to The Grrid. This Agreement is a legal document which sets out your rights and obligations, and those of The Grrid Inc. in relation to this site and the services offered by The Grrid through it (the "Service"). The terms “we”, “us”, “our”, and “The Grrid” refer to The Grrid Inc., a company registered in Delaware, USA. The terms “you” and “your” refers to the customer visiting the website and/or contributing content on The Grrid.

    This website is offered to you conditioned upon your acceptance of the Terms of Service laid out below (collectively, the “Agreement”). You must take the time to read and understand it. By registering for the The Grrid, or using the website, you agree to the terms of this Agreement. You should be aware that this Agreement may change from time to time and you are responsible for checking the website for updates. Your continued access or use of the The Grrid after such change signifies your acceptance of the updated or modified Agreement. If You do not agree to these Terms of Service, do not use The Grrid.

  • Registration

    To use the Service, you are required to register using accurate and current information about yourself - including your correct name, email address and any other requested details. You must be at least 13 years of age or older in order to register for an account and use our website. The Grrid does not knowingly collect information from anyone under the age of 13.

    During registration, you may select a The Grrid Username which will be associated with your membership. We reserve the right to remove or reclaim any Username if we believe, in our sole discretion, the Username is inappropriate, offensive or confusing or potentially violates the rights of a third party or the terms of this Agreement. We are under no obligation to disclose to you our reasons for revoking your use of a specific Username.

    We reserve the right at our sole discretion to deny anyone access to The Grrid, at any time and for any reason, including, but not limited to, violations of this Agreement. We are under no obligation to disclose to you our reasons for revoking your access to The Grrid.

  • Platform Access

    The Grrid grants you permission to use the Service as set out in this Agreement, provided that:

    • You use the Service solely for personal, non-commercial use;
    • You do not copy or distribute any part of the Service in any medium without The Grrid’s prior written authorization;
    • You do not access, monitor or copy any content or information on the Service using any robot, spider, scraper or other automated means or any manual process for any purpose without our express written permission;
    • You otherwise comply with this Agreement.

    We reserve the right (a) to suspend or terminate your access to the Service, or parts of it, and/or (b) to remove, or require you to remove, material posted on the Service, if you or your material appears to us to be in breach of any provision of this Agreement. Any person whose access has been suspended or terminated must not re-register for, or re-access, the Service without our prior consent.

    You are responsible for everything which is done on or through the Service while your Membership account is logged on to the Service, or through your email address(es). You agree to maintain your account solely for your own use. You agree that you will not allow another person to use your Username to access or use the Service under any circumstances. You are solely and entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your Account IDs and for any charges, damages, liabilities or losses incurred or suffered as a result of your failure to do so.

  • Intellectual Property

    The Service (including the related software and media) is protected by copyright and other intellectual property laws. The Grrid retains ownership of the Service and associated material (if applicable). The Service is available to you for use subject to the terms and conditions set forth in this Agreement for your personal, non-commercial use only.

    The Grrid grants to you and you fully accept, a non-exclusive and non-transferable right to use only the executable version (no source code) of the Service application for your private use. The Service comprises the relevant application that enables you to use the Service.

  • User Content

    The Grrid allows for the submission of reviews, photos, travel plans, and other communications by you and other users ("User Content") to the Service. Your User Content also includes the content in your The Grrid profile.

    You shall be solely responsible for User Content made by you or through your Service account and the consequences of posting or publishing them. With respect to your User Content, you:

    • represent and warrant that you are fully entitled to post, upload, store, or otherwise publish your User Content on the Service;
    • represent and warrant that you have the written consent, release, and/or permission of each and every identifiable individual person in your User Content to use the name or likeness of that person;
    • hereby grant users of the Service (network connections or The Grrid community depending on your election) a non-exclusive license to access your User Content through the Service, and to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display and perform your User Content.

    Further, by using the Service, you agree to not:

    • Post, upload, store, or otherwise publish User Content on the Service that:
      • Infringes the intellectual property or other rights of any person or entity;
      • Breaches any applicable law, whether criminal, tortious or otherwise;
      • Includes swear-words or appears to be offensive, threatening, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, false, indecent, incites religious, racial or ethnic hatred, unreliable or misleading (including, without limitation, misleading as to your identity).
    • Place material on the Service that has viruses, corrupted data or other harmful, disruptive or destructive files;
    • Place material on, or otherwise use, the Service for any business or commercial purpose;
    • Use your access to the Service, or information gathered from it, for the sending of unsolicited email.

  • Our Role

    You acknowledge that we are not and cannot be responsible for the behavior of or material contributed by members. We only provide a platform where the Service may be accessed. The Grrid does not generally pre-screen or monitor the material contributed by members (such as User Content).

    By agreeing this Agreement, you acknowledge that we do not monitor material which appears on the Service, and that we are reliant upon you and all users to notify us of anything you see which appears likely to breach this Agreement, by contacting us at info@thegrrid.com.

    The Grrid reserves the right to screen and remove without notice to you any User Content posted or stored on the Service at any time and for any reason, including but not limited to, breach of this Agreement. You are solely responsible for creating backup copies of and replacing any content you post or store on the service at your sole cost and expense.

    You agree that upon termination or suspension of your access to the Service under any provision of this Agreement, we may immediately deactivate or delete your account and all related information and files in your Service account and/or bar any further access to such files or the Service.

  • Incentives

    The Grrid may offer monetary incentives (“Incentives”) to members of the Service. In order to qualify for an Incentive, you must be a registered member of The Grrid’s Service, and be at least 18 years of age.

    The terms of the Incentive will be governed by the terms and conditions of this Agreement as well as by the terms and conditions of the individual Incentive. The terms and conditions of the Incentive will be made available to all registered members of The Grrid during the period when the Incentive is run.

    Winner(s) of the Incentive(s) will be chosen at random, and all selections are final and binding. Non-compliance with this Agreement or the terms and conditions of the Incentive may result in forfeiture of the Incentive.

    The Grrid and any participating sponsor assume no responsibility or liability for any technical problems or technical malfunction that may affect a member’s ability to qualify for an Incentive, including but not limited to, traffic congestion on the Service, or network error.

    Winner agrees to indemnify, defend and hold The Grrid and any participating Sponsor, harmless for any and all losses, damages, rights, claims ad actions of any kind arising in connection with or as a result of the Winner’s acceptance or use of the Incentive.

    The Grrid reserves the right to discontinue running Incentive programs or distributing Incentive rewards at any time without prior written notice.

  • Disclaimer

    The Grrid has no control over, or responsibility for, the truth or accuracy of any material available on the Service, whether provided by members (such as User Content) or others.

    • You should exercise no lesser degree of caution in appraising what you see on the Service than you do when using other resources online or offline.
    • Even though members are prohibited from doing so, people may provide information, or otherwise behave, in a way that is unreliable, misleading or even illegal. Further, you should note that people may not necessarily be who they say they are.
    • Your use of the Service is entirely at your own risk.

    The Service may contain links to websites operated by third parties or feature content which is made available in third-party services and enable you to access and use certain third-party services. We do not control such websites and are not responsible for their contents or the privacy or other practices of such websites. Use of any web sites operated by third parties shall be subject to the relevant third-party service provider’s terms and conditions. Further, it is up to you to take precautions to ensure that whatever links you select or software you download (whether from this Service or other websites) is free of such items as viruses, defects and other items of a destructive nature. Our inclusion of hyperlinks to such websites does not imply any endorsement of the material on such websites or any association with their operators. The Grrid assumes no responsibility for such third-party services and/or content on third-party services.

    Accordingly, to the extent that the law permits, you release The Grrid, its directors, contractors and employees, from all liability arising out of or in connection with the Service and the material included here by members (including User Content) and other third parties.

  • Security

    The Grrid shall take appropriate online and physical measures to prevent unauthorized access to, improper use of and the reasonable accuracy of your personal data submitted via the Service.

    You shall be responsible for your own equipment, internet connectivity and software. You agree not attempt to damage, hack, crack, reverse engineer, or otherwise interfere with the Service in any manner.

  • Limitation of Liability

    The Grrid makes no representation, either expressed or implied with respect to the Service, its quality, performance, or fitness for a particular purpose. As a result, the Service is made available to you, and you are assuming the entire risk as to its quality and performance.

    You hereby acknowledge and agree that The Grrid shall have no liability whatsoever in connection with or arising from your use of the Service, as set forth herein. Your only right or remedy regarding any problems or dissatisfaction with the Service is to discontinue your use of it.

  • Excluded Loss

    We will not be liable to you or any third party for any indirect or consequential loss or damage, or for any loss of data, profit, revenue or business, howsoever caused. The Grrid will also not be liable for any failure to perform its obligations under this Agreement caused by matters beyond its reasonable control.

  • Copyright

    The Grrid respects the intellectual property rights of others and expects its users to do the same. It is The Grrid's policy, in appropriate circumstances and at its discretion, to suspend and/or terminate the accounts of users who repeatedly infringe or are repeatedly charged with infringing the copyrights or other intellectual property rights of others.

    If you are a copyright owner, or are authorized to act on behalf of one, please report alleged copyright infringements taking place on or through the Service by following the procedures outlined below and delivering it to The Grrid's Designated Copyright Agent. Upon receipt of the Notice as described below, The Grrid will take whatever action, in its sole discretion, it deems appropriate, including removal of the challenged material from the Service.

    If you wish to submit a Notice please provide all of the following information to our Designated Copyright Agent:

    • Identify the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed, or - if multiple copyrighted works are covered by this Notice - you may provide a representative list of the copyrighted works that you claim have been infringed.
    • Identify the material that you claim is infringing (or to be the subject of infringing activity) and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the material on the Service.
    • Your contact information, including your mailing address, telephone number, and email address.
    • Include both of the following statements in the body of the Notice:

      "I hereby state that I have a good faith belief that the disputed use of the copyrighted material or reference or link to such material is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law (e.g., as a fair use)."

      "I hereby state that the information in this Notice is accurate and, under penalty of perjury, that I am the owner, or authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyright or of an exclusive right under the copyright that is allegedly infringed."

    • Provide your full legal name and your electronic or physical signature.

    Deliver this Notice, with all items completed, to The Grrid’s Designated Copyright Agent at legal@thegrrid.com

    We suggest that you seek legal counsel prior to filing a notice or counter-notice as you may be liable for damages (financial and otherwise) if you make a false claim of copyright infringement.

    Once we have received a Notice, we will review it and comply with the requirements of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) and other applicable laws. Please note that incomplete Notices will not be addressed.

  • Trademark

    The Grrid respects the trademark rights of others. Usernames, User Content, or any other material that misleads others or violates another's trademark may be updated, suspended, or terminated.

    If you are concerned that someone may be using your trademark in an infringing way on our site you can let us know by sending an email to legal@thegrrid.com. The Grrid will review your submission and take whatever action, in its sole discretion, it deems appropriate, including temporary or permanent removal of the trademark from the Service.

  • Operation of the Services

    The Grrid reserves the right to withdraw or modify one or more aspects of the Service where we have serious legal or technical reasons to do so (including technical difficulties experienced by The Grrid or on the Internet). There may be times when the Service becomes unavailable, whether on (a) an unscheduled basis, because of technical problems (in which case we will use reasonable skill and care to overcome the problems we encounter, where they are within our control), or (b) a scheduled basis (which we will strive to conduct at times that are reasonably convenient to the bulk of the membership, in our reasonable discretion). For security or other reasons, we may require you to change password or other information which facilitates access to the Service.

  • Privacy Policy

    The Grrid’s Privacy Policy forms part of this Agreement, and by agreeing to this Agreement, you also give your consent to the way we may handle your personal data in accordance with that Privacy Policy.

  • Indemnity

    You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless The Grrid against all liabilities, claims and expenses that may arise from any breach of this Agreement by you, through your use of the Service or through a device on which you access the Service. This obligation will survive your use of the Service.

  • Entire Agreement

    This Agreement includes our Privacy Policy; together they are intended to contain the whole of the agreement between us and you concerning the Service, and they replace any and all earlier agreements and understandings with you. A person who is not a party to this Agreement has no right to rely upon or enforce any term of this Agreement.

  • Changes to this Agreement

    The Grrid reserves the right to change this Agreement from time to time, and post the new version on the Service. You are responsible for checking the site for any updates. If you do not wish to be governed by the new version of the Agreement, you may notify us, and from that date you must cease to use the Service.

  • Serverability

    In the event that any term of this Agreement is held to be invalid or unenforceable by judicial decree or decision, the remainder of this Agreement shall remain valid and enforceable.

  • Governing Law

    The Grrid is a U.S. entity and this Agreement is governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the United States. The Grrid 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 of their own volition and are responsible for compliance with local law.

  • Travel Destinations

    You acknowledge that travel to certain destinations may involve higher risk than others, and when traveling, you are solely responsible for those risks. The Grrid advises you to investigate and evaluate such risks when you plan your trips.

  • Contact

    You can contact us by emailing info@thegrrid.com. We will respond to all questions and comments as soon as possible.