Terms of Use

By using the Noun.com website and Noun Service, you agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions (“Terms of Use”). The “Noun Service” means www.noun.com, and related content (“the Site”), the software provided for use or download through the Site, and any related servers or APIs. If you do not agree to these Terms of Use you may not use the Noun Service or otherwise access the Site.

General Terms

You hereby agree to the following terms.

● You agree to only use the Noun Service if you are 13 years or older.
● You are solely responsible for the activity that occurs on your account.
● You agree to keep your password and other confidential information secure.
● You agree to use your real identity and not to impersonate another person.
● You agree not to post unlawful, defamatory, libelous, threatening, pornographic, harassing, or hateful language, including any language that could be deemed discriminatory to anyone’s ethnicity, national origin, race, color, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, or physical appearance.
● You agree not to post content that is otherwise malicious or fraudulent.
● You agree not to use or launch any automated system that accesses the Noun service.
● You agree not to threaten, harass, abuse or intimidate other Noun users.
● You agree not to send spam, transmit any content which contains software viruses, worms or any code of destructive nature, or disrupt servers or networks connected to the Noun Service.
● You agree not to connect to the Noun Service by any means other than the Noun iPhone application itself.
● You agree not to circumvent, or attempt to circumvent, disable or otherwise interfere with security-related features of the Noun Service.
● You agree not to collect or harvest any user profiles, bios, photos, content, or User Content from the Noun Service.
● You agree to abide by all applicable laws while using the Noun Service and will not use the Noun Service for any illegal or unauthorized purpose.
● You agree not to hack the Noun Service or otherwise access, use, alter, or modify any code, intellectual property, Noun Content, or other confidential Noun property.
● You agree not to use Noun Content, Noun property, or User Content in any manner to imply that such property is not owned by the Noun Service.
● You agree not to imply any endorsements from Noun for any reason, with the exception of an authorized use agreement signed by an officer of Noun Services.

Violation of any of the Terms of Use is prohibited, and Noun, in its sole discretion, may terminate the account of any user who violates these terms.

Noun does not guarantee that content posted by users will comport to the Terms of Use. You understand, acknowledge, and agree that Noun is not responsible for users’ content and that you view such content at your own risk and hold Noun harmless for the exposure to any such content or materials.

General Conditions

Noun reserves the following rights and may exercise them at its sole discretion:

● To amend, modify, or discontinue any portion or aspect of the Noun Service at any time. If any changes to the Terms of Use constitute a “material change,” as determined in the sole discretion of Noun, then Noun will notify you by email, SMS, or by an in-app notification.
● To amend the Terms of Use at any time.
● To refuse to allow any person, at any time, to use the Noun Service.
● To cancel any user’s account at any time.
● To remove any content that Noun finds offensive, unlawful, threatening, discriminatory, defamatory, obscene, or otherwise violates the Terms of Use.
● To cancel, force forfeiture, or delete any username used to mislead other users or third parties, violates trademark laws or regulations, or become inactive.
● To cancel usernames that violate trademark or other legal claims, and Noun, in its sole discretion, may transfer those usernames to third parties with valid legal claims.

Proprietary Rights for Content on Noun Services

There are three types of content on Noun Services:

1. Content you provide and input (“Your Content)
2. Content that other Noun Services users provide (“User Content”)
3. Content that the Noun Services provides (“Noun Content”)

Noun reserves the right to delete any content it deems inappropriate or in violation of the terms of this agreement and may do so at any time and for any reason. The Noun Service may retain such deleted content for legal purposes pursuant to applicable laws and regulations, and such content will only be made available pursuant to a valid court order.

Your Content

Your Content might include text files, images, photos, video, audio, musical works, writings, applications, or other materials.

Noun Service places no claim on any ownership rights to Your Content.

You hereby state that:

● You own Your Content and have the right to grant licenses to Your Content.
Posting of Your Content does not violate privacy or other rights, including copyrights, contract rights, intellectual property rights, or privacy rights of any other person.
● Posting of Your Content is not in violation of any federal, state, or international law, rule or applicable regulation and does not constitute a breach of contract between you and any third party.
● You agree to pay any licensing fees, royalty fees, or other fees or indebtedness that may occur by you posting Your Content.
● You grant Noun a limited, worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free license to publicly display Your Content, and to modify, amend, reproduce, publish, translate, and distribute Your Content as needed, with the exception of content you designate as “Private”. Content designated as Private will not be distributed by Noun outside of Noun Services.
● You understand, acknowledge and agree that you are responsible for any actions that arise from posting Your Content on Noun Services.
● You understand and acknowledge that Noun Services is not responsible for saving or maintaining your content, and you agree that Noun Services is not responsible nor held liable for any loss or disruption of your content. Noun Services encourages you to back up Your Content.

Noun Content

Noun Services contains content that is provided by and owned by Noun Service (“Noun Content”)

Noun Content is protected by all applicable laws, including copyright, trademark, patent, applicable state trade secret laws, and other applicable state and/or international, federal, or state laws.

Noun Services grants you a non-sublicensable license to use and display Noun Content for your personal use in viewing the site. This license is revocable by Noun at any time and for any reason. Noun Content in this regard is limited to only that content that Noun Services publicly displays, and specifically exclude and software coding or other protected information.

Other Terms

Noun Services contains Member Content and information from third-party licensors. You agree that you will not copy, modify, publish or otherwise transmit and/or distribute such content and information, except as allowed by this agreement.

Noun makes every reasonable effort to keep the Site and Noun Service fully operational at all times. However, Noun Services cannot guarantee uninterrupted service and is not responsible for any consequence caused by unforeseen interruptions.

Noun Services performs necessary scheduled and unscheduled maintenance, repairs, upgrades, and other services, and Noun Services is not responsible for any consequences caused by these actions. Noun Services is not responsible for interruption of service due to the actions of any telecommunications companies or other third parties.

Privacy Policy

Noun Technologies, Inc. ("Noun") operates the Noun Service and www.noun.com (the “Site”). Your privacy is important to us. This privacy policy explains our information practices in connection with your personal information.

This Privacy Policy forms part of the Terms of Use, available at www.noun.com/legal.html. The “Noun Service" shall mean the Site, the software provided for download through the Site and any related servers.

Non-Personally-Identifying Information

Noun gathers this type of information to better understand how visitors to the Site use the Site. Browser and servers typically make the information available to websites, including Noun Services, and this includes the date and time of each visit or visitor request, referring site, language preference, and browser type.

Potentially Personally-Identifying Information

Certain information is used to help the Site and users communicate and this type of information is deemed potentially personally-identifying information. This includes information like your IP (Internet Protocol) address. Noun only discloses this information as described below

Personally-Identifying Information

Some people visit the Site and leave. Others choose to interact with the Site in various ways. Certain interactions require Noun Services to gather personally-identifying information, such as email addresses or usernames, for example, when you set up or use an account. Noun only gathers enough information to fulfill the purpose of the user’s visit, request, or interaction. Noun only discloses this information as described below. Providing this information to Noun is voluntary and the user can always refuse to supply such information. However, the lack of such information may prevent the use of certain Noun Services.

Aggregated Statistics

To help increase user experience and improve the Site, Noun may gather certain non-identifying statistical information about how visitors to the Site use and interact with the Site. Noun may use this aggregated statistical information for informational and business purposes and publicly display it for various reasons. The aggregated information displayed does not contain any personally identifying information.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

Noun Services values your trust and privacy and does not rent or sell your potentially personally-identifying information or personally identifying information to anyone.

Noun Services only discloses potentially-personally-identifying information and personally-identifying information as follows:

● To certain Noun employees, contractors used by Noun, or Noun affiliated organizations that need the information in order to perform certain tasks for Noun in the operation of Noun Services, and,
● Such groups and individuals agree to safeguard the information with reasonable precautions and agree not to disclose it to other parties. By using Noun Services, you consent to this specified use;
● When required to do so by applicable law;
● When necessary to protect the property rights of Noun or others, as determined in good faith by Noun.

Emails from Noun

We use emails as a way to keep our users informed about new and interesting updates, products, and services. When registering on the Site and providing us your email address, you give us permission to send you such an email. You may, of course, opt-out of receiving these emails at any time.

Requests

When you send a request by email or through an in-site mechanism, we will resolve and respond to your issue as quickly as possible. You agree to allow us to email you a response or publish the response through an in-site mechanism. If this is an issue that may be helpful to other Noun users, we reserve the right to publish our response to you as a way of helping other Noun users on this issue.

Precautions

We take your safeguarding your potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information seriously and take reasonable and necessary precautions to protect you from unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of this information. Even with such precautions, no company can guarantee total data integrity, and Noun is not responsible for any breach of such data, except as obligated by state, or federal law or statute.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, Noun may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in Noun’s sole discretion. Noun encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of the Noun Service after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.