Copylo Terms and Conditions;
Last Revised January 1 , 2014.
These Terms and Conditions constitute as a binding agreement between Copylo, Ltd., a corporation registered and incorporated under the laws of the state of Israel and your self, a natural person or a person acting on behalf of a corporation. These terms govern your use of the Copylo website and the services incorporated in it.
For your convenience, you may find a summary of the Copylo agreement here, but please read the full agreement, as it is the only agreement in effect.
First, Copylo is a service meant for website owners and web professionals to review and monitor their content, to find content which is similar to their content and to improve and create better content to their websites. The Copylo dashboard provides you with access to various lists of similar content, duplicate content to inspect whether monitored content was changed, updated or remained unchanged.
Copylo uses 3rd party services to provide you some portion of the service; therefore Copylo cannot warrant that the services or their results may be optimal, guarantee that the results shall be accurate, or that they will improve your website’s ranking, performance or your content’s visibility .
Please don’t use Copylo excessively or to harass, stalk or otherwise endanger others.
Copylo’s services may require subscriptions, which shall be automatically renewed unless you inform Copylo.
Lastly, no matter what, Copylo shall not be liable for any damage; not even in extreme cases.
1. Registration, Eligibility, Authentication: In order to register to the services, Copylo may perform several actions to verify your identity, including the authentication of your email account, validation of your payment apparatus and other actions required to verify who you are and what sites you own..
1.1. Who Can Register? By accepting these terms, you hereby warrant that you are entitled to Copylo’s eligibility terms (stated below) and that, if you are operating on behalf of a corporation that all its end-users and employees adhere to these terms as well.
1.1.1. Age: You are over 18 years of age, or if you are a corporation, the corporation is valid and allowed to enter into this agreement. If you are under 18, you obtained your parents consent to these terms of service.
1.1.2. Residence: You do not reside in any proscribed state nor in any state that is embargoed by the United States department of commerce.
1.1.3. Solvency: You are solvent and have not filed for bankruptcy, liquidation, debt arrangement or otherwise lost your ability into entering into agreements such as these terms.
1.2.User Types: When you register, or when you open accounts to other users, you will have to choose your user type and account. Currently, Copylo allows the registration of both administrators and users, where: (i) administrators may moderate and monitor content, add content and websites and control the functionality of the services; and (ii) users may have limited use of the services, as deemed by the administrators.
1.3.Verifying Your Domains: When you register, Copylo may employ some actions to verify the ownership of your domain. Such actions may include requesting that you place a small file or image in your website, add some HTML tags to your homepage or verify the email address on the WHOIS registration.
1.4.Verifying Your Email Address: When you provide Copylo with your electronic mail, then it may send you an email to authenticate your email address and send a notification email to the address you provided it. In the said email, Copylo may include information or a link to authenticate your email account as the proprietor of the said address.
1.5.Securing Your Account: Due to the sensitivity of information stored on your behalf on service and the potential risk, you may be required to enter a password for your account. You are required to inform Copylo, immediately, upon any case where you believe that your account was breached and in any case you are in knowledge of any unauthorized use of any Copylo account. Such notification shall be by email to email@example.com.
1.5.1. One Account For One Person: Copylo’s policy is to have one account for one person, and one person for one account. You cannot hold more than one account, and you cannot allow others to access your own account apart from where allowed in this Agreement. If you are a corporation, then you can allow access to your account for specific employees, but you will be the one held liable for any damage which they may cause.
1.5.2. Keeping Secure Passwords: Copylo strongly encourages the use of strong accounts (such as, ^e6usrh$@V&K% or correcthorsebatterystaple , but don’t use these two) and that using the same password for more than one user or in more than one website is considered a bad practice.
For more information about strong passwords and how to find strong passwords that are easy to remember, please read the following pages:
1.5.3. Providing your Password to others: You are specifically prohibited from sharing your email and password with any 3rd party.
1.5.4. Copylo’s Liability: Copylo shall not be liable in any case where you did not adhere to these security guidelines and shall not be able to assist you in any manner should you refrain from using Copylo’s best practices as published from time to time.
1.6.Personal Use Only: The use of the Copylo service is personal. You may not resell the services or any part thereof, and you may not allow others to use your Copylo account. You may not use the service in automated means or allow any 3rd party to crawl, parse, reassemble or republish the service, unless specifically allowed to do so by Copylo.
Copylo may allow you with specific API access, in such cases, your use may be made solely according to the API functionality and services.
2. Services & Dashboard: For the purpose of these terms, the following shall be construed as Copylo’s services.
Please note that Copylo uses 3rd party search engines, such as Google, Bing and other search engines, Copylo parses, processes and uses this information to provide you the services; however, the payment for Copylo’s services does not include payment for searches or search results, but solely for Copylo’s services.
2.1. Manage Sites: Copylo shall avail you to an interface to manage and register website that you wish to track. You may use the service to register your websites or websites you manage for others. Please keep in mind that you cannot use this service to perform illegal activity or to track or impersonate others.
2.2. Track Your Content: Copylo shall avail you to an interface to track and monitor the content in monitored websites, and to manage their index. When doing so, you may set the threshold where Copylo’s service may present you with information, define which content you do not wish to scan and define when should Copylo scan your websites. You may also define your content management system, to avoid any unnecessary scanning of pages.
2.3. Find Duplicate Content: Copylo may allow you to find and locate content which is duplicate or similar to your content, according to the threshold you defined. When doing so, Copylo may also avail you to interfaces that allow you to monitor when such content was changed or removed. However, please keep in mind that Copylo cannot ensure or warrant who is the original author of such content.
2.4. Monitor Your Content with Panda Remedy: Copylo may allow you to view information relating to your content’s quality score, according to factors deemed relevant by Copylo from time to time, as Copylo defines as “Panda Remedy”. Please keep in mind that this score does not construe any representation relating to your content’s indexing or optimization for search engines.
Copylo may require that you provide it with information from your Google Analytics account, but it shall not use or store the information provided for any other purpose.
Copylo may also use the service to provide you with the Panda Remedy of specific pages, according to the service’s functionality.
2.5. Find Internal Duplicate Content: Copylo may also allow you to find and locate content inside your website which is duplicate.
2.6. Compare Similar or Duplicate Content Types: Copylo may allow you to compare content you post (either online or specific web pages) to other specific content (either online or specific web page), to check for originality, similarity or plagiarism.
2.7. Find Online duplicated Content: Copylo may allow you to compare and locate duplicate content which is similar to content you provided Copylo with, through its web interface.
2.8. Find unindexed Content: Copylo may allow you to monitor which pages in your websites are unindexed, partially or fully, by search engines.
2.9. SpellCheck: Copylo may allow you to perform spellchecking operations on your content.
2.10. Alerts: Copylo may allow you to receive alerts, either through immediate electronic mail or by digests. Such notifications may be sent: (i) when your website homepage title is changed; (ii) when your website homepage is unavailable; (iii) when duplicate content is found.
2.11. CMS Plugins: Copylo may allow you to install plug-ins in your content management systems to notify Copylo when new content is created. In such cases, Copylo hereby grants you a limited, non-sublicensable, non-assignable, commercial, royalty-free, non-exclusive, license, all with accordance with the terms set forth and other legal restrictions set forth, to use the plug-in solely in your websites and for the service. Unless otherwise specified, you may not reverse-engineer, decompile, create derivative works or otherwise hack the plug-in.
2.12. Preservation and Storage: Copylo may at its sole discretion, determine the scope and extent of your retained data and may remove your data, compress it, truncate it or otherwise delete it. In general, Copylo shall preserve all data for 180 days; however, nothing shall create any obligation to retain any data.
3. Fees: In consideration of its services, Copylo may charge you with monthly subscription plans, which shall renew automatically.
Such fees may be monthly, daily or yearly, and you shall be billed according to the fee policy of such service.
When you register to a paid subscription service, you hereby grant Copylo permission to bill you on each calendar month for the services rendered on that specific month. The payment shall be processed by Copylo and until you shall notify it that you wish to cancel such subscription.
3.1. Monthly Caps and Limits: The packages and subscriptions purchased from Copylo are for a maximum use; when you exceed the monthly limit, the Service shall automatically stop for the billing cycle unless you purchase additional services . However, if you do not use your monthly packages, you cannot convey such unused portion of your service to the next calendar month.
3.2. Recurring Fee: The fee charge by Copylo shall be recurring until you notify Copylo otherwise and cancel your subscription.
3.3. Payment Terms: Each billing term, which may be monthly, once every quarter, once every six months or yearly, Copylo shall charge your credit card with the applicable fees for your services purchased. Should the credit card company fail to clear the payment or decline the transaction, then Copylo shall terminate your subscription and inform you.
3.4. Refunds: As content and tailored services are considered intangible goods under Israeli Law, Copylo shall by no mean, cause or reason issue any refund, rebate, discount, credit or other form of payment to You, should you decide to annul, cancel or void your subscription.
4.1. What Personal Information Is Retained? Copylo may retain some personal information that you provide , including your name, phone number, address, your IP address, and other information such as your payment apparatus and other information you disclose through the service.
4.2. What Non Personal Information Is Retained? Copylo may also retain some non-personal information about you, such as information relating to your use of the services, pages you viewed, information about your browser type, devices and other information.
4.3. How Does Copylo Use This Information? Copylo uses the information in order to provide you and other users the services, as well as to improve the services. Moreover, Copylo will send you timely updates, which you can always opt-out of.
Copylo will also use aggregated, non-personally identifiable information for statistical purposes and monitoring.
4.4. Who Has Access To This Information? Copylo, its employees and service providers have access to your information, where some of the information may be encrypted. Copylo employs best efforts to ensure that no unauthorized use of your personal information is made, and instructs the personnel with access to the information to exercise great care.
4.5. Can You Review or Delete Your Information? Copylo allows you to review your personal information through the Copylo Panel.
4.7. What Can You Do If Your Privacy Was Violated? If you feel your privacy was compromised, you can contact Copylo’s privacy officer at firstname.lastname@example.org and request that he’ll review your complaint.
5. Malicious Activity: Copylo places high value privacy and security and wishes to prevent unauthorized use of its services, as well as any other malicious activity, amongst other things, the following shall automatically be considered as Malicious Activity and incur termination of your account and withholding of any funds in it:
5.1. Spam: you may not use the services to spam. Where spam, for the purpose of this agreement, shall mean all and any uninvited or unsolicited postings or communications, including repetitive web-posting, splogs, unsolicited emails, short messages or social network messages, sending of invitations through social networks or end-users’ contacts and engaging in any harassing activity.
5.2. Viruses and Malware: you may not use the services to distribute viruses and malware. Where Viruses and Malware, for the purpose of this agreement, shall mean all and any software or code which acts without the end-users’ specific consent and/or performs any activity which was not intended to be performed by the end user, including any secret key-loggers, trojans, back-doors, and including any automated installers and updaters.
5.3. Adult Content: you may not use the Service to distribute Adult content to end-users. where Adult Content shall mean any pornography, obscenity, nudity, or other content which may be harmful to minors.
5.4. Fraudulent Activity: you may not use the services for fraudulent activity. Where Fraudulent Activity shall mean any activity where (i) the end-user is tricked or incentivized into clicking on any advertisements; (ii) the end-user’s device automatically generates clicks on advertisements or other links; (iii) the end-users are manipulated into clicking on links which do not represent their actual content; (iv) software is installed on the end-users’ devices without their specific opt-in consent.
5.5. Illegal Activity: you may not use the services in any illegal activity. Where Illegal Activity shall mean any activity which is prohibited in the jurisdiction where the service is provided in.
5.6. Infringing on 3rd Party Rights: you may not use the services in any manner which infringes 3rd party rights. 3rd Party rights shall include, but not limited to, right for privacy, copyright, patents, trademarks, goodwilll, good name and other rights.
6. Support: Currently, and due to the early stage of the Copylo service, support is only provided by Electronic mail and during regular business hours at email@example.com.
7. Liability: For no case and for no reason shall Copylo be held liable for any damage, direct or indirect, consequential, exemplary, physical or special, to you, any other user or any 3rd party due to its misperformance of duties herein. Copylo provides Service on an AS-IS basis and shall not be held liable, to the extent permitted by law, by any case of misconduct, negligence, gross negligence, malice or any other mean, to any damages or loss of property, virtual property, reputation and business reputation, user account information including login information, loss of profit, loss of good name, all resulting from the use or inability to use Copylo services.
Copylo shall never be liable for any use you perform with any data and/or information you receive from it.
8. Warranty: Copylo does not warrant for Service and supplies it on an “as-is” and “as-available” basis. Your Use of Service is at your own risk and under your liability. Copylo makes no warranty that (i) the Service will meet your requirements and (ii) the Service will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error-free and (iii) the results that may be obtained from the use of the service will be accurate or reliable and (iv) the quality of any products, services, information, or other material purchased or obtained by You through service will meet your expectations, or (v) any errors in the service will be corrected.
For example, Copylo cannot ensure that it will find any duplicate content or that any duplicate content it finds shall be the sole duplicate content used by others.
9. Indemnification: You hereby warrant and agree to hold Copylo harmless and to indemnify Copylo for any damage, loss, expense, legal expense or cost incurred as a result of your use of the Services in direct violation of these terms of service, including any false representation.
10. Terminating These Terms: Copylo shall have the right to terminate your use of the Copylo service or to terminate the Copylo service at any time and by providing a 7 day prior notice. However, Copylo may terminate your use of the Copylo service at any time and without prior written notice in any case where you breached these terms and such breach may cause Copylo irreparable harm.
11. Amending These Terms: Copylo may amend these terms from time to time, provided that you shall be informed by electronic mail upon such change.
General: These Terms govern your use of the Copylo service and shall be the sole agreement in effect relating to these services. These terms shall be solely governed by the laws of the state of Israel and any dispute arising from it shall be solely brought to the competent courts of the Tel-Aviv district. You hereby warrant and undertake not to initiate any class action lawsuit against Copylo and to solely seek your own damages.