Chocolate Platform – Terms and Conditions
- 1.1. This agreement is between Publisher (You) and Vdopia Inc DBA as Chocolate (Chocolate).
This Agreement shall commence on the date (Agreed upon agreement on mail) on which you accept these Conditions upon Your integration of the sdk with Chocolate and shall remain in full force and effect unless and until terminated by either Party in accordance with the terms of the Agreement.
2. PROVISION OF THE SERVICES AND THE Chocolate SDK
- 2.1. With effect from the Effective Date, Chocolate shall, subject to these Conditions:
- 2.2. make available and allow You to access the Services;
- 2.3. make available to You (by download or any other method notified to You) a copy of the Chocolate SDK and any other Chocolate Materials or Advertisements Which Chocolate deems appropriate.
- 2.4. You acknowledge and agree that it is Your responsibility to ensure that You have appropriate protection for Your computers, software, data and applications including any systems that You use to access the Services or any Chocolate Materials and that Chocolate shall have no responsibility for any computer viruses, worms, software bombs, bugs or similar items that affect Your computers, computer systems, software, infrastructure or data as a result of Your access of the Services or use of the Chocolate Materials.
- 2.5. You acknowledge that Chocolate may immediately by notice in writing to You suspend Your access to the Services (or any part thereof) and/or the Chocolate Materials. Further Chocolate shall not be liable for any loss or damage You may suffer or incur as a result of the suspension of Your access to the Services (or any part thereof) and/or any Chocolate Materials (or any part thereof).
- 2.6. You acknowledge and agree that (i) nothing in this Agreement guarantees that the Services, Chocolate Materials and/or Advertisements will be free from interruption or errors, (ii) there will be periods when the Services, Advertisements and/or Chocolate Materials are unavailable and cannot be accessed and (iii) Chocolate shall not be liable for any loss or damage You may suffer or incur as a result of any Service (or any part of a Service) Advertisements and/or any Chocolate Materials (or any part thereof) being unavailable at any time.
- 2.7. You may use Chocolate’s technology products for obtaining Services including any fixes, updates and upgrades thereto as may be provided by Chocolate from time to time.
3. PROPRIETARY RIGHTS
- 3.1. You acknowledge that You have and obtain no rights in the Services, Advertisements and/ or in any Chocolate Materials or the Intellectual Property Rights in or relating to them or to receive the Services save as expressly provided in the Agreement.
- 3.2.Chocolate grants to You, with effect from the Effective Date, a limited, revocable, non-exclusive, non-transferable license for the term of the Agreement to access the Services solely for Your own internal business purposes as they relate to tracking the performance of ad-networks engaged by You and for no other purpose whatsoever.
- 3.3. Chocolate grants to You, with effect from the Effective Date, a limited, revocable, non-exclusive, non-transferable license for the term of the Agreement to use the Chocolate Materials solely for the purpose of enabling You to receive the benefit of the Services. You will have no right to use, perform, display, reproduce and distribute Chocolate Materials for any other purpose. You shall comply with any and all reasonable instructions, conditions and security requirements in respect thereof as shall from time to time be notified in writing to You by Chocolate or updated in Chocolate website from time to time.
4. USE RESTRICTIONS You shall not:
- 4.1. by accessing the Services, store, transmit, distribute, disseminate, publish or post any material in such a way as to breach any applicable law or regulation or to infringe the rights of, or restrict or inhibit the access to and enjoyment of the Services by, any other person;
by accessing the Services, deliberately, recklessly, or maliciously introduce any computer viruses, worms, software bombs or similar items on to any Chocolate or third party systems; distribute the Chocolate Materials to any third party;
- 4.2. attempt to reverse compile, disassemble, reverse engineer or otherwise reduce to human- perceivable form any component of the Chocolate SDK or any other software to which You are given access by Chocolate, except as may be allowed by any applicable law which is incapable of exclusion by agreement between the Parties;
- 4.3.assist or attempt to assist any third parties in obtaining access to the Services or the Chocolate Materials;
(f) Re-order, modify, edit obscure or truncate in any way the Advertisements including without limitation, the advertising content, graphics, format, audio, video, sequence, or any aspect of the Chocolate Materials.
- 4.4. Share, display or disclose any Chocolate Materials including Advertisements on any part of Your Network that may be considered to contain any hate-related, pornographic, libelous, sexually explicit, violent or otherwise offensive content or contain any other material, products or services that violate or encourage conduct that would violate any applicable laws, or any third party rights or which are reasonably likely to subject Chocolate or its affiliates or advertisers or business partners to negative publicity.
- 4.5. Chocolate expects you to maintain benchmarks as per industry standards. CTR industry benchmark is 1% and CR benchmark is 50%.
- 4.6. Engage in any Fraudulent Activities or illegal practices.
- 4.7. You shall be responsible and liable to Chocolate for all acts or omissions of Your Personnel in accessing and use of the Chocolate Materials, Advertisements and Services. Any breach of any provision of the Agreement caused by any such persons shall be deemed a breach of the Agreement by You.
5. YOUR DATA
- 5.1. You shall own all rights, title and interest in and to all of Your Data and shall be solely responsible for the legality, reliability, integrity, accuracy and quality of Your Data.
- 5.2. Chocolate shall have no liability to You in the event that Your Data is lost, corrupted or inaccessible (either temporarily or permanently).
- 5.3. You hereby grant a non-exclusive, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, worldwide licence to Chocolate to use, copy, modify, amend and create derivative works of Your Data for any purpose connected with the provision of Services by Chocolate (including the provision of the Services to third parties)
6. PAYMENTS AND OTHER COMMMERCIAL TERMS
- 6.1. You will allow Chocolate to mediate 100% of the Video Ad Supply. Chocolate will remain the default mediation platform. If in case you would like to integrate any other SDK Chocolate shall be informed before even testing.
- 6.2. Video Ad supply includes but not limited to Video interstitial, Rewarded Video, native video or any other Video ad format.
- 6.3. Payment terms will apply as agreed upon via mail agreement.
- 6.4. Chocolate Marketplace is one of the Demand Partners. Chocolate Marketplace is run and operated by Chocolate. Chocolate Fees will be waived off in case of Net Revenue generated by Chocolate Marketplace.
- 6.5. Platform fee will be levied as agreed on email agreement.
- 6.6. Chocolate shall provide You with reasonable access to its online publisher dashboard
(“Dashboard”) which shall be used for monthly calculations of the payment to be made by Chocolate to You. The Dashboard shall, on the 10th of every calendar month, reflect the amounts payable by Chocolate to You for the preceding calendar month (“Dashboard Date”) and Chocolate will make the payment within Thirty (30) days (a) of the Dashboard Date; or (b) from the date of receipt by Chocolate of a valid invoice raised by You, whichever is later. The payment shall be made after the conversion of the amounts in the local currency (if applicable) provided the Net Revenues are collected by Chocolate from applicable advertisers, subject to You providing Chocolate, complete and accurate information relating to remittance of payment.
- 6.7. In case of any conflict with the amount payable under the Dashboard and the amount as raised in the invoice, the amount as reflected in the Dashboard shall prevail. If Chocolate has agreed upon any fix deal then billable amount shall be calculated accordingly.
- 6.8. All payments will be made in US dollars ($US) unless otherwise agreed (email accepted).
- 6.9. Foreign Exchange Conversion: Any conversion from local currency to USD and from USD to any local currency would be at the current average exchange rate officially published by www.oanda.com based on the monthly average exchange rate for such month (month of burn) (For e.g., the amounts payable by Chocolate to You for the month of April shall be reflected in the Dashboard on 7 May and accrued and converted into USD as per the current average exchange rate based on the average exchange rate for the month of April as published by www.oanda.com, and the payment shall be made on or before 7th of June or Thirty (30) days from the receipt of valid invoice, as the case may be). The data obtained from Dashboard shall be relied upon unless more than a 5% margin error or problem is detected by Chocolate or You.
- 6.10. In the event of an error in payments made to You as determined by Chocolate, whether as a result of inaccurate information provided by a third party or otherwise, Chocolate shall allocate any deficient amounts or deduct any overpayment in the subsequent calendar month payment due to You.
- 6.11. Both parties agree that Chocolate expressly reserves the right to set off amounts owed to You against any other amounts owed by You relating to other Chocolate services.
- 6.12. Chocolate reserves the right to discontinue Service, withhold payment at any time, and/or terminate any agreement with You, without liability to You, if Chocolate reasonably suspects that any of the following have occurred on Your properties: (i) any form of Fraudulent Activity or illegal practices, or (ii) any type of activity, text, image, or use that may violate applicable laws or is reasonably likely to have a negative commercial impact on Chocolate, its advertisers or business partners. Without limitation to the foregoing, Chocolate may, at its sole discretion, credit back to advertisers and/or offset against future payments to You any payments which it subsequently determines accrued as a result of such Fraudulent activity or illegal activity.
- 6.13. Taxes: All payments are inclusive of taxes. Excluding any taxes on the income of a Party, any taxes, including but not limited to sales, GST, VAT, excise, service tax, or such other transaction taxes, applicable in connection with this Agreement shall be borne and remitted by You to the relevant tax authorities. In case applicable laws require withholding of any amount on account of withholding taxes, Chocolate may withhold such amounts, unless You provides a certificate of exemption from such withholding taxes. Amounts payable to You shall not be grossed up on account of withholding taxes. Further Chocolate and You shall co-operate to enable each party to more accurately determine the respective tax liability and to minimize such liability, to the extent legally permissible.
- 7.1. You grant to Chocolate any and all necessary rights and permissions to use Your mobile web or app trademarks, trade names, logos, copyrights and other intellectual property provided during the course of the Services (“Your IPRs”) for the purpose of fulfilling Chocolate’s obligations. Chocolate may mention Your name as a customer in its website, marketing, social media and sales materials.
- 7.2. You acknowledge that Chocolate and/or any third party instructed or engaged by Chocolate may in its sole discretion market, promote, reference, present and link Your IPRs to all Chocolate’s potential customers in connection with the provision of the Services and You grant Chocolate all necessary rights and permissions with respect to Your IPRs on a worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable royalty-free basis.
- 8.1. Each party acknowledges that Confidential Information under its control may be disclosed to the other party during the performance of this Agreement. Each party agrees that it shall use the other’s Confidential Information solely for purposes of performing its obligations under the Agreement and to take reasonable steps, which shall include, at a minimum, the steps it takes to protect its own Confidential Information, to prevent the duplication or disclosure of the other’s Confidential Information, other than by or to its employees, Affiliates or agents who must have access to the Confidential Information to perform such party’s obligations hereunder. Publisher also acknowledges that Chocolate may need to share Publisher information including Confidential Information with third parties (such as its data management partners, licensors, media vendors and/or for API reporting purposes). Provided however, that in each such case, a Party shall ensure that the recipient employees, Affiliates, agents or third parties have each agreed to or shall each agree to be bound by confidentiality obligations no less restrictive than the terms of this Section 8. Each party agrees that it shall not be a breach of this Section 8 to disclose the other party’s Confidential Information that is required to be disclosed by law, regulation or order of any governmental body or regulatory authority; provided, however, that such disclosing party must first give written notice of such required disclosure to the other party, make a reasonable effort, at the other party’s sole cost and expense, to obtain a protective order requiring that the Confidential Information so disclosed be used only for the purposes for which disclosure is required and allow the disclosing party to participate in the proceeding. The confidentiality obligations set forth herein shall continue for two (2) years following termination or expiration of this Agreement with respect to Confidential Information. If the Advertisement transmission from Chocolate includes any bid data or other financial information relating to the Advertisement, all such data shall be treated as Confidential Information belonging to Chocolate.
- 8.2. Return of Confidential Information. Upon termination of this Agreement, or upon disclosing party’s request, the receiving party shall promptly return or destroy all manifestations of Confidential Information of the disclosing party and so certify to the disclosing party in writing provided however that a party may retain a copy of such Information solely for archival purposes.
- 8.3. Remedies. Each party acknowledges that any breach of its confidentiality obligations would cause irreparable injury to other party for which monetary damages would not be an adequate remedy. Accordingly, in addition to other available remedies, in the event of such a breach, the non-breaching party shall be entitled to appropriate injunctive relief and other equitable remedies without the posting of any bond.
- 8.4. Each party may disclose the existence of this Agreement, but agrees that the terms and conditions of this Agreement will be treated as Confidential Information; provided, however, that each party may disclose the terms and conditions of this Agreement: (i) as required by law; (ii) as part of filings with any court or governmental entities, including without limitation national securities exchanges; (iii) to legal counsel of the parties; (iv) under the terms and conditions of a non-disclosure agreement to accountants, banks, and financing sources and their advisors; (v) in connection with the enforcement of this Agreement or rights under this Agreement; or (vi) under the terms and conditions of a non-disclosure agreement, in connection with an actual or proposed merger, acquisition, or similar transaction.
9. DATA PROTECTION & COOKIES
- 9.1. Chocolate’s SDK integration requires certain permissions for its operation to meet the objectives of this Agreement. You acknowledge that You have understood the by virtue of integrating with the SDK, deemed to grant such permissions including Chocolate’s ability to collect or receive performance data of a user such as IP address, device id, latitude/longitude information regarding the device, or such other performance user data. You acknowledge and agree that where any such data or component thereof is considered as personally identifiable information under applicable laws, You undertake that prior to You granting Chocolate such permissions, You will obtain all necessary consents for collection, sharing, and/or use of such data for behavioral targeting or analytical purposes.
- 9.2. In the event You are sharing or permitting Chocolate to infer fine location of an end-user from WIFI identifiers, You will ensure that You have obtained consent of such end-user prior to sharing or providing such permissions.
- 9.3. The Parties each acknowledge that You shall be the data controller and Chocolate shall be the data processor (as such terms are defined in applicable privacy legislation) in respect of all personally identifiable information processed by Chocolate on Your behalf.
- 9.4. You warrant and represent that (i) any personally identifiable information supplied or disclosed to Chocolate under or in connection with the Agreement shall be controlled, collected and transferred in accordance with the applicable privacy legislation and with all relevant requirements and guidance notes issued from time to time by any Regulator and; (ii) You have obtained (or will obtain) any legally required consents to such control, collection and transfer and the processing of such data and/or any other tracking technology used by Chocolate in providing the Services and that You shall in all respects abide by the terms of all applicable data protection laws and regulations (iii) while sharing any end-user data with Chocolate for the purposes of Ad serving, You shall notify Chocolate specifically in the event the end-user has exercised his/her right to opt-out of behavioral targeting through Your Network.
- 9.6. If the Advertisement transmission from Chocolate includes any bid data or other financial information relating to the Advertisement, all such data shall be treated as Confidential Information belonging to Chocolate.
- 9.8. CCPA. Chocolate represents and warrants to Publisher that (i) it is acting solely as a “service provider” as defined under the CCPA in connection with this Agreement with respect to the California User Data, and (ii) it receives such California User Data from Publisher pursuant to a business purpose. Publisher represents and warrants to Chocolate that (i) it is acting as a “business” as defined under the CCPA in connection with this Agreement with respect to the California User Data, (ii) it is sharing and making available to Chocolate such California User Data pursuant to a business purpose, (iii) it has provided all necessary disclosures to California consumers and has obtained all necessary consents from such consumers (if required), in each case as required under the CCPA to share the California User Data with Chocolate and for Chocolate and its service providers to use such California User Data as contemplated by this Agreement and the Agreement, and (iv) it will not share sensitive information with Chocolate in connection with the services. “California User Data” means the personal information of consumers provided or made available by Publisher to Chocolate. “CCPA” means the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 and any regulations promulgated thereunder, in each case, as amended from time to time. The terms “consumer” and “personal information” have the meaning set forth in the CCPA. Chocolate shall not retain, use or disclose the California User Data for any purpose other than for the specific purpose of performing the services specified in the Agreement, or as otherwise permitted by the CCPA, including retaining, using or disclosing the personal information for a commercial purpose other than providing the services specified in the Agreement. In the event that a consumer (whose California User Data has been shared with Chocolate) requests that Publisher stop selling his/her information, Publisher shall inform Chocolate of such request via email at email@example.com and Chocolate shall cease sharing that consumer’s information with its media buyers for advertisements that are displayed to that individual when he/she visits properties of Chocolate’s other publisher clients.
- 10.1. You will indemnify, defend and hold Chocolate, its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, shareholders, licensors, customers, officers, and employees harmless, including costs, expenses and attorneys’ fees and other legal costs, from any and all losses, damages, penalties liability, claim or demand made by any third party due to or arising out of: (a) Your use of the Services or Chocolate Intellectual Property Rights; (b) any violation of this Agreement by You including without limitation breach of representations and warranties and obligations related to confidentiality; (c) infringement by You of any third party Intellectual Property Rights or other right of any person or entity; (d) wilful misconduct or gross negligence by You; (e) fraudulent or unlawful act of You. (f) Your breach or alleged breach of any warranties or representations made under Section 9; (g) Any material displayed in Your Network which do not comply with all applicable laws, statutes and regulations; (f) Any material displayed in Your Network which contain content that is obscene, defamatory, libelous, or slanderous, or hate-related.
- 10.2. Any claim for indemnification hereunder shall be subject to the following provisions: (i) the You shall be given prompt written notice of the claim by Chocolate, provided that any delay in providing notice shall not relieve You of Your indemnity obligations under this Agreement unless, and only to the extent, You were prejudiced by the delay; and (ii) Chocolate shall reasonably cooperate with You and Your counsel at Your cost and expense. Chocolate may participate in the defense and settlement of the claim and using attorneys selected by Chocolate. Each party shall make all reasonable efforts to mitigate damages.
- 11.1. Save as set out in these Conditions or the Agreement and to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, Chocolate excludes and disclaims all conditions, terms, representations (other than fraudulent misrepresentations) and warranties relating to the subject matter thereof, whether imposed by statute or by operation of law or otherwise, that are not explicitly stated in the Agreement including the implied warranties of satisfactory quality and fitness for a particular purpose.
- 11.2. Chocolate shall not be liable, however that liability arises, for the following losses arising out of or in connection with the Agreement: consequential, special, incidental or indirect losses ; loss of profits; loss of revenue; loss of business; loss of technology; loss of opportunity; loss of agreements; loss of anticipated savings; loss of goodwill; or loss of, or damage to, data, even if such loss was reasonably foreseeable or Chocolate had been advised or notified of the possibility of You incurring such losses.
- 11.3. The aggregate liability of Chocolate for all claims arising out of or in connection with the Agreement (however that liability arises) shall be limited to actual direct damages up to $500.
- 11.4. Notwithstanding any provision to the contrary, nothing in these Conditions or the Agreement limits or excludes Chocolate’s liability for death or personal injury caused by its negligence, for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation or for any liability, which may not be lawfully limited or excluded.
- 11.5. You acknowledge and agree that the limitations and exclusions of liability contained in these Conditions and the Agreement are reasonable in view of the nature and extent of the obligations accepted by each Party under the Agreement and the fact that the Services are provided without any monetary charge and that this Condition 11 shall prevail over all other provisions in the Agreement.
- 11.6. If any limitation provision contained in these Conditions or the Agreement is held to be invalid under any applicable statute or rule of law it shall to that extent be deemed omitted, but if a Party thereby becomes liable for loss or damage which would otherwise have been excluded such liability shall be subject to the other limitations and provisions set out in these Conditions.
- 11.7. For the purposes of this Condition 11, ‘however that liability arises’ means howsoever arising, whether in agreement, tort (including negligence and strict liability), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise.
- 11.8. Notwithstanding anything else in the Agreement, Your liability with regard to Indemnification obligations under Section 10 shall be unlimited.
12. DURATION OF THE AGREEMENT
- The duration of the agreement is 01 year from the date of signing of the agreement. The agreement is self renewable after 01 year unless otherwise either party sends a written communication to terminate the agreement 30 days prior to the completion of the duration.
- 13.1. Either Party may terminate this Agreement at any time by providing 30 days written notice (email sufficient) to the other party.
14. CONSEQUENCES OF TERMINATION
- 14.1. On termination of the Agreement for any reason:
- 14.2. All licenses granted by Chocolate under this Agreement shall immediately terminate; and (a) You shall uninstall or otherwise remove any means of access to the Services provided under the Agreement including client software and Chocolate SDK supplied by Chocolate for that purpose; (b) You shall immediately return any and all of the Confidential Information of Chocolate and any and all of the Chocolate Material provided to You by Chocolate.
- 14.3. The termination of the Agreement shall be without prejudice to any accrued rights and obligations of the Parties arising under the Agreement prior to such termination.
- 14.4. The following Conditions shall survive the expiry or termination of the Agreement: (a) 4.2, 5.2, 8, 9, 10, 11, 13, 14 and 15; and (b) any other provision which expressly or by implication is intended to come into effect on, or to continue in effect after such expiry or termination.
- 15.1. EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY SET FORTH HEREIN, THE PARTIES HEREBY SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIM ANY REPRESENTATIONS, ENDORSEMENTS, GUARANTIES, OR WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, RELATED TO THE ADVERTISEMENTS INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, TITLE, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS.
- 16.1. Assignment and Subcontracting by You: You may not assign the benefit of, or obligations under, this Agreement to any third party without the prior written consent of Chocolate (which may be delayed or withheld in its discretion).
- 16.2. Assignment and Subcontracting by Chocolate: Chocolate shall be entitled freely to assign or subcontract any of its rights or obligations under this Agreement.
- 16.3. No Waiver: The failure of either Party to enforce its rights under this Agreement at any time for any period shall not be construed as a waiver of such rights.
- 16.4. Severability: If any provision of this Agreement is held to be illegal, void, invalid or unenforceable under the laws of any jurisdiction, the legality, validity and enforceability of the remainder of this Agreement in that jurisdiction shall not be affected, and the legality, validity and enforceability of the whole of this Agreement in any other jurisdiction shall not be affected.
- 16.5. Entire Agreement: This Agreement constitute the entire agreement between the parties and supersedes all prior agreements and arrangements (if any) whether written, oral or implied between the Parties relating to the subject matter of this Agreement.
- 16.6. Force Majeure: Neither Party shall be responsible for any delay or failure in performance of any part of this Agreement to the extent that such delay is caused by reason of acts of God, wars, revolution, civil commotion, acts of public enemy, embargo, acts of government in its sovereign capacity, or any other circumstances beyond the reasonable control of the delayed Party (“Force Majeure Event”). Chocolate shall not be liable for any failure to perform its obligations hereunder where such failure results from any cause beyond Chocolate’s reasonable control.
- 16.7. Amendments: Chocolate reserves the right to amend these Conditions at any time on prior written notice to You without incurring any liability to You. All amendments shall take effect immediately on written notice to You. In the event that You object to any amendment to these Conditions made by Chocolate, You shall be entitled, during the period of 14 days following notice of the amendment, to terminate this Agreement by notice in writing to Chocolate. In the event of such termination, clause 12 above shall apply.
17. GOVERNING LAW AND JURISDICTION
- 17.1 These Conditions, the Agreement and any dispute or claim arising in connection with them or their subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims) shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of California.
- 17.2 Unless otherwise agreed to by parties in an agreement and/or addendum, the Parties irrevocably agree that the courts of the California shall have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute or claim that arises out of or in connection with these Conditions and/or the Agreement or their subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims).
18. DEFINITIONS AND INTERPRETATION
Unless the context otherwise requires, the following definitions apply in these Conditions:
- Advertisements: means all the advertising content provided by Chocolate on behalf of advertisers for distribution on Your Network;
- Confidential Information means information (including confidential or sensitive commercial; financial; marketing; and/or technical information in written, electronic or any other form or medium) which is marked ‘confidential’ or ‘secret’ or is, by its nature shall be considered confidential by a reasonable prudent person;
- Conditions means these terms and conditions;
- Agreement means the agreement formed between You and Chocolate, on the terms set out in these Conditions, when you click accept;
- Effective Date means the date on which You Accept these Conditions;
- End User means visitors to the website(s) or application(s) that comprise Your Network;
- Fraudulent Activity includes without limitation, any activities by You that authorize or encourage any third party to: (a) generate impressions of or clicks on any Advertisement through any automated, deceptive, fraudulent or other invalid means, including but not limited to repeated manual clicks and automated query tools; (b) mislead users to click on Advertisements; (c) in any way minimize or obstruct the display of any Advertisements, or edit, modify, filter or change the order of the information contained in any Advertisements; (d) attempt to edit the website tags, source codes, links, pixels, modules, software development kits or other data provided by Chocolate; or reverse engineer, decompile or disassemble any software components of the advertising services provided by Chocolate;
- Demand Partners means Ad Networks or Advertisers that bring advertising demand as mediated and managed by Chocolate SDK. These demand partners can bring the demand via SDK Bundling or Via Tag based integration
- Gross Revenues means the amounts due from Demand Partners for distribution of Advertisements on Your Network as received by Chocolate;
- Net Revenues means Gross Revenues, less Chocolate’s creative charges, cost of sales and Advertisement serving costs, including (a) any commissions due to, or revenue shares retained by, third party advertising sales networks or agencies, (b) any out of pocket costs paid by Chocolate to third parties to serve the Advertisements pursuant to this Agreement (c) data enrichment and directed marketing costs, and (d) refunds to advertisers, credit card or bank charges, foreign exchange fluctuations impact, electronic payment processing fees, chargebacks, and bad debt;
- Group Company means (in relation to a Party) any subsidiary or holding company from time to time of a Party, or any subsidiary from time to time of a Party’s holding company;
- Chocolate means Chocolate inc, a company incorporated and existing in accordance with the laws of the state of Delaware with offices at 2201 Walnut Avenue, Fremont, 94539
- Chocolate Materials means any materials (including software, manuals, developers notes or other materials) provided to You by Chocolate in relation to this Agreement, including the Chocolate SDK;
- Chocolate SDK means the software development kit provided to You by Chocolate to allow you to generate data which will be processed as part of the Services;
- Intellectual Property Rights means trademarks, service marks, and rights in the nature of passing off and unfair competition, get -up, trade dress, registered designs and unregistered designs and design rights, business and trading names, domain names, topography rights, copyright (including copyright in software), moral rights, database rights, rights in inventions, patents, know-how, trade secrets and other confidential information, and all other intellectual property rights and rights of a similar or corresponding character which may exist now or in the future subsist in any part of the world (whether registered or not or the subject of an application for registration) and including all rights to apply for, and obtain, registrations in respect of any and all of the foregoing, each for their full term including extensions, revivals and renewals thereof;
- Party means each of Chocolate and You and Parties shall be construed accordingly;
- Personnel means a Party’s directors, officers, employees, workers, agents, third party service providers, successors, subcontractors and permitted assignees;
- Regulator means any regulator or regulatory body which, whether under statute, rules, regulations, codes of practice or otherwise, is entitled to regulate, investigate, or influence the matters dealt with in this Agreement or any other aspect of Your business or affairs;
- Services means the provision of an independent and open platform to track conversions of ad campaigns across mobile websites and apps and across campaigns running on any advertising network;
- Your Network means (a) the mobile website(s) or mobile application(s) owned/ operated or contracted by You, and (b) the mobile websites or applications that are added or removed from Your Network during the Term;
- You means the person accessing the Services and/or using the Chocolate Materials; and
- Your Data means any data belonging to You or to third parties and used by You under license which is stored and/or processed by Chocolate as a result of the use of the Services.
A reference to a statute or statutory provision is a reference to that statute or statutory provision and to all orders, regulations, instruments or other subordinate legislation made under the relevant statute, as may be amended and in force from time to time.
The words and phrases “include”, “including” and “in particular” (and any variations of these words, or similar words) shall be deemed to be immediately followed by the words “without limitation” (where such words do not already immediately follow in these Conditions).
References to a person include an individual, company, corporation, body corporate or unincorporated, firm, partnership, public body, charity or other legal entity and that party’s personal representatives, successors and permitted assigns.
Any obligation on a Party not to do something includes an obligation to not to allow that thing to be done.