Terms of Service
Last updated: October 10, 2023
Definitions and Interpretation
- "Service" refers to the mobile application known as 'The English Monk App' and the website located at www.englishmonkapp.com (the "Website"), both of which are provided by Sors Technika Inc.
- "Company," "We," "Us," or "Our" refers to Sors Technika Inc., the provider of the Service.
- "User," "You," and "Your" refers to the individual accessing the Service and accepting the Company’s Terms of Service.
- "Content" includes all material such as video files, audio files, text, images, and interactive learning materials available through the Service.
- Interpretation: The definitions should apply equally to the singular and plural forms of the terms defined. Any use of the above terminology or other words in the singular, plural, capitalization, and/or he/she or they, are taken as interchangeable and therefore referring to the same.
Modification of Terms We reserve the right to update or change our Terms of Service at any time. Your continued use of the Service after such changes constitutes your agreement to the new Terms.
- Accessibility: We aim to ensure that the Website is accessible to a wide audience and compliance with relevant accessibility standards will be continuously reviewed.
- Browser Compatibility: The Website is designed to be compatible with most up-to-date web browsers. We do not guarantee compatibility with all browsers or older browser versions.
- User Accounts: If the Website offers user account creation, you agree to maintain the confidentiality of your account credentials and are responsible for all activities that occur under your account.
- Third-Party Links: The Website may contain links to third-party websites that are not owned or controlled by Sors Technika Inc. We assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party websites.
- Content Use: The same restrictions apply to content on the Website as outlined in the App-specific terms. You may not copy, reproduce, or redistribute any website-specific content without our permission.
Intellectual Property The intellectual property rights for all Content provided through the Service, including the Website, are owned by or licensed to Sors Technika Inc.
Copyright Notice and Restrictions on Use of Study and Reference Materials
All study and reference materials available on 'The English Monk App' and its corresponding website www.englishmonkapp.com, including but not limited to video files, accompanying video scripts, audio files, corresponding audio scripts, questions, examinations, and content within learning units, remain the proprietary and exclusive intellectual property of Sors Technika Inc.
Unauthorized reproduction, duplication, distribution, adaptation, modification, or creation of derivative works from these materials, whether in their original form or after being altered in any way, is strictly prohibited. Such unauthorized use includes, but is not limited to, dissemination, broadcasting, or any exploitation of the materials without the explicit written consent and authorization of Sors Technika Inc., and constitutes an infringement of our copyright laws, actionable under both domestic and international copyright treaties.
To use, reproduce, or modify any materials mentioned herein for any purpose, prior written permission or a license from Sors Technika Inc. must be obtained. Any usage without such authorization is strictly forbidden and may lead to severe legal penalties.
Limitations of Use By using The English Monk App and/or our the Website, you agree not to:
- Modify, copy, create derivative works from, decompile, or reverse engineer any materials within the App;
- Remove any copyright or proprietary notations from materials within the App;
- Transfer the materials to another person or "mirror" the materials on any other server;
- Use the App in a way that is abusive, disruptive, or damaging to our networks or services;
- Transmit or publish any material through the App that is harassing, indecent, obscene, fraudulent, or illegal;
- Violate any applicable laws or regulations through the use of the App;
- Send unauthorized advertising or spam through or in conjunction with the App;
- Harvest, collect, or gather user data without consent; or
- Infringe on the privacy, intellectual property rights, or other rights of third parties.
- Responsibility: You are solely responsible for the content that you post, upload, link to, or otherwise make available via the Service, and you agree that we are only acting as a passive conduit for your online distribution and publication of your User-Generated Content.
- Rights: By posting content to the Service, you grant Sors Technika Inc. a non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, and fully sublicensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, and display such content throughout the world in any media.
- Standards: You warrant and agree that your User-Generated Content will comply with these Terms of Service, including but not limited to content that is not illegal, obscene, threatening, defamatory, invasive of privacy, infringing of intellectual property rights, or otherwise injurious to third parties or objectionable.
- Moderation: Sors Technika Inc. reserves the right but is not obligated, to review and monitor User-Generated Content before and/or after it appears on the Service. We have the right to remove any User-Generated Content for any reason or no reason, including content that in our sole discretion violates these Terms of Service.
- Accuracy: You represent and warrant that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to the content that you post; that the content is accurate; that use of the content you supply does not violate these Terms of Service and will not cause injury to any person or entity; and that you will indemnify Sors Technika Inc. for all claims resulting from content you supply.
- Use of Content: You understand and agree that User-Generated Content posted to the Service is public and will not be treated as confidential. We may use User-Generated Content for any purpose whatsoever without compensation to you, including for the purpose of advertising and marketing the Service.
- Licensing to Other Users: By posting User-Generated Content to the Service, you also grant other users of the Service the right to access, view, store, and reproduce the content for personal use.
AI Assistant Interaction Privacy
Our application enhances user experience through the integration of AI assistant functionalities, powered by reputable third-party AI technology providers. It is crucial for users to be aware of the following information regarding their interactions with these AI assistants:
Third-Party AI Providers: The AI assistants in our application are enabled by advanced technologies developed by third-party AI providers. These entities specialize in processing and analyzing the data exchanged during interactions to deliver responsive assistance.
Data Sharing and Processing: Interaction with the AI assistants involves the transfer of data (such as queries and responses) to our third-party AI providers. This data is essential for the AI to understand and respond to user inquiries effectively.
Sensitive Information Caution: We urge users to refrain from sharing sensitive, personal, or confidential information during interactions with the AI assistants. This includes financial records, personal identification details, passwords, and health-related information, among others.
User Consent: By engaging with the AI assistant features, users consent to the processing of their interaction data by third-party providers for the sole purpose of facilitating these AI-powered interactions. Users who do not consent to these terms are advised to avoid using the AI functionalities.
Liability Our liability clause applies to both the App and the Website, and Sors Technika Inc. will not be liable for any losses incurred through the use of either platform.
Severance If any part of these Terms is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision, and the remainder of the Terms shall continue in effect.
Governing Law These Terms of Service will be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the United States, without regard to its conflict of law provisions.
Changes to the Service Sors Technika Inc. reserves the right to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Service (or any part thereof) with or without notice.
Contact Information For any questions about these Terms of Service, please contact us at hi@ englishmonkapp.com and/or through any other contact information provided on the Website.