Terms & Conditions

Thank you for your interest in and use of our products and services, and the content contained therein (the "Services"). Bit Jockey ("Bit Jockey", "we", "us", or "our") provides these Services to you ("you" or "your"), subject to the terms contained in this Bit Jockey Services Terms of Use (this "Agreement"). This Agreement is a binding legal agreement between you and the applicable Bit Jockey Entity depending upon the country of your residence. Please read the terms and conditions of this Agreement carefully before using our Services. The Services and all data, design, text, images, graphics, including all arrangements thereof, contained therein are proprietary, confidential, and are licensed to you under this Agreement, not sold to you. By accessing or otherwise using any portion of the Services, you agree to be bound by the terms of this Agreement. If you are not willing to be bound by the terms of this Agreement, you may not access or otherwise use any portion of the Services.

1. Ability to Use the Services.

In order to accept this Agreement and to use the Services, you must be a resident of an Authorized Jurisdiction and be at least 18 years of age, or if you have parental consent, at least 13 years of age in all Authorized Jurisdictions ("Minimum Age"). The Services are not intended for users under the Minimum Age. You hereby affirmatively represent that (a) you are at least the Minimum Age in the applicable Authorized Jurisdiction; (b) you have the consent of your parent(s) to use the Services if you are under 18 years of age; (c) you have all the applicable rights and authority to grant Bit Jockey the rights granted herein; and (d) you have read, understood, and agree to be bound by this Agreement. If you are not at least the Minimum Age, do not have parental consent, or you do not agree to all the terms and conditions of this Agreement, you may not use the Services.

2. Privacy.

Bit Jockey's privacy policy explains the data we collect, use, store, and process while you use and access our Services. By using our Services, you have read, understood, and agree to the terms of our privacy policy, and you agree that we may use such data in accordance with the terms of our privacy policy.

3. Additional Terms and Conditions.

Some of the Services we offer may require additional terms and conditions. We will make those additional terms and conditions available to you with the relevant Services. If you use those Services, the terms and conditions that apply will become part of this Agreement between you and us.

4. Changes in Terms.

We may modify this Agreement from time to time. If we make material changes to the Agreement, we will notify you by email or through a message posted on the Services. You agree that such modified Agreement will be effective thirty (30) days after our notice to you, except for changes that relate to new features or for legal reasons, which will become effective immediately. Your continued use of the Services after our provision of notice to you will constitute your affirmative acceptance to the modified Agreement. If you do not agree to, or cannot comply with, the Agreement as amended, you must stop using the Services.

5. Your License to Use the Services.

Subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement and your payment of any required fees (if applicable), Bit Jockey hereby grants to you a limited, revocable, non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-sublicensable license to access the Services in an Authorized Jurisdiction, and otherwise view and use the Services to the extent permitted by its intended functionality, for your own individual personal, non-commercial purposes and not for the sublicense to or use by third parties. You may only access and/or use the Services through the certified applications or intended methods that Bit Jockey or our licensed partners make available to you. Any access or use of our Services through an application, service, or method provided by a party other than Bit Jockey or one of our licensed partners is strictly prohibited, outside the scope of the license granted herein, and may subject your account to termination and other legal action. Any other use not authorized herein, or by Bit Jockey in writing, is strictly prohibited and a violation of this Agreement. Bit Jockey may revoke and/or terminate the foregoing license with respect to any aspect of the Services at any time, for any or no reason.

Restrictions. Except as otherwise specifically permitted in this Agreement, you shall not: (a) modify, download, intercept, or create any derivative works of the Services, including any translations or localizations thereof; (b) access or use the Services through an application or means not authorized by Bit Jockey; (c) copy, store, edit, change, exploit, download, prepare any derivative work of, or alter in any way any of the content made available through the Services; (d) license, sell, rent, lease, encumber, transfer, assign, distribute, disclose, post, make available, permit time sharing or simultaneous use of, or otherwise exploit the Services to or for the benefit of any third party; (e) reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble, or otherwise attempt to derive the source code, algorithms, underlying ideas, or structure or organization of the Services; (f) remove or alter any trademark, logo, copyright or other proprietary notices, legends, symbols, or labels on the Services; (g) publish or provide any results of any Services, in whole or in part, aggregated or otherwise, to a third party without Bit Jockey's prior written consent; (h) provide your username and password used to access the Services to any third party; (i) use any systems or means, automated or otherwise, to access, acquire, copy, scrape, harvest, or monitor any part of the Services; (j) circumvent any technological measures employed by or on behalf of Bit Jockey to protect the Services; (k) use any other technologies or initiate any other activities that may harm the Services, or the interests or property of Bit Jockey or other users of the Services; or (i) aid or encourage any third party to engage in any activity that would constitute a breach of this Agreement.

ANY USE OF THE SERVICES NOT SPECIFICALLY PERMITTED UNDER THIS AGREEMENT IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED.

6. Authorized Jurisdictions.

Bit Jockey makes the Services available in certain the United States and it's territories (each, an "Authorized Jurisdiction", and collectively, the "Authorized Jurisdictions"). We may add or remove countries and/or territories from the list of Authorized Jurisdictions at any time and without any notice, liability, or obligation to you with respect to each such territory. Use of the Services outside of the Authorized Jurisdictions is strictly prohibited, outside the scope of the license granted herein, and may subject your account to termination and other legal action.

7. Communication Preferences and Consent.

From time to time we may send you communications to the email address associated with your account. These communications may include, but are not limited to, tips and station recommendations, special offers, and other account-related or transactional messages.

8. Explicit Content.

THE SERVICES PROVIDE MANY FORMS OF ENTERTAINMENT CONTENT, SOME OF WHICH YOU MAY CONSIDER INAPPROPRIATE FOR THOSE UNDER THE AGE OF 18. THIS ENTERTAINMENT CONTENT MAY CONTAIN LYRICS, SPEECH, VISUAL IMAGES, OR OTHER MEDIA THAT INCLUDES STRONG LANGUAGE, OR DEPICTIONS OF VIOLENCE, SEX, OR SUBSTANCE ABUSE ("EXPLICIT CONTENT"). PARENTAL DISCRETION IS ADVISED FOR ALL USERS OF THE SERVICES UNDER THE AGE OF 18.

9. Content Selection and Functionality of the Service.

There are many factors that influence our ability to provide certain content and services, such as licensing restrictions and content costs. Bit Jockey reserves the right in its discretion to select, display, and perform content based on a number of different factors, including but not limited to licensing and contract restrictions and requirements, territorial limitations, industry trends, and content cost and availability. We strive to provide you with the best possible experience, and keep your tastes in mind when we select content to display and perform. However, in order to provide the Services, Bit Jockey must reserve the right to alter, change, modify, or terminate any services, content or application functionality at any time, with or without notice to you.

10. Listening Activity & Behavior.

When you use the Services, we keep track of your listening activity, including the number and titles of songs to which you have listened. We may also keep track of your interactions with the Services, which may include the features you use and the content you view. We do this for a variety of reasons, such as to gain an understanding of the types of music, content, or features you and/or other similar listeners tend to like or dislike, for compensating artists and other rightsholders for use of their content, and to improve the Services generally, which includes enhancing our music selection algorithms in an effort to provide you and other listeners with the music most suited to your tastes. As this data is essential to the function of the Services, you may not opt out of our collection and use of such data or information. By accessing or otherwise using any portion of the Services, you hereby consent to the foregoing collection and use of your listening activity and behavior for the purposes set forth above and also as outlined in our privacy policy.

11. Product Support; Feature Availability; Fraud & Abuse.

Bit Jockey is not obligated to provide technical support under the terms of this Agreement, and provides no assurance that any specific errors or discrepancies in the Services will be corrected. Bit Jockey may alter the availability of any feature of the Services, or impose new limitations on your use of the Services, at any time with or without notice, liability, or obligation with respect to such feature or limitation. In certain circumstances, such as in the case of a security problem, we may require you to install an update in order to continue using the Services. In order to provide the best quality Services to all of our users, we monitor the Services to detect and prevent fraud and abuse. We may, in our sole discretion, terminate your account and your access to the Services should we determine it is associated with fraudulent or abusive activities as it relates to the Services. Further, we reserve the right to pursue legal action in connection with fraudulent or abusive activities.

When using the Services, we may permit you to store data, preferences set by you, content or other information for your convenience, but we are under no obligation to retain any such data, preferences, content or other information that you may have stored and will not be liable for the deletion of any such information.

12. Payment, Fees, and Other Charges.

If you elect to access any paid component of the Services, such as becoming a subscriber, you agree to pay all fees and charges associated with that paid component on a timely basis. Unless otherwise stated, all fees and charges are due and payable in advance, are non-refundable, and are exclusive of any applicable federal, state, or local taxes. All such fees and charges (including any taxes and late fees, as applicable) will be charged to the payment method you provided when you elected to access that paid component of the Services. You agree to maintain a valid payment method during the term of your use of such Services.

Use of the Services may involve transmission of data through your carrier or service provider's network. You are responsible for all carrier, text/SMS, data, or other related fees or charges you incur from your carrier or service provider in connection with, or related to your use of the Services. Bit Jockey assumes no liability or responsibility for the payment of any charges you may incur.

13. Intellectual Property.

As between you and Bit Jockey, you acknowledge that Bit Jockey retains all rights, title, and interest in and to all copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, patents, and any other proprietary rights in the Services, the software and application programming interfaces (APIs) comprising the Services, and all content therein. Bit Jockey, its logo, bj as well as certain other Bit Jockey trademarks, service marks, graphics, and logos, are the registered trademarks or trademarks of Bit Jockey. The Services may also contain third-party trademarks, service marks, graphics, and logos. The Services are owned and/or licensed by Bit Jockey and are protected by the laws of the United States and other countries in which the Services are made available. You agree to prevent any unauthorized copying, use, or distribution of the Services. Except as expressly provided herein, Bit Jockey does not grant any express or implied right to you under any Bit Jockey-owned or licensed copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, patents, or other proprietary rights.

14. Export Control and Legal Compliance.

You represent and warrant that you are not (a) located in a country that is subject to a U.S. Government embargo, or that has been designated by the U.S. Government as a "terrorist supporting" country; and (b) listed on any U.S. Government list of prohibited or restricted parties.

15. Disclaimers; Limitations of Liability.

SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT PERMIT THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES. TO THE EXTENT APPLICABLE LOCAL LAW SPECIFICALLY AND EXPRESSLY PROHIBITS SUCH EXCLUSIONS, THOSE SUCH EXCLUSIONS SET FORTH BELOW MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

THE SERVICES (INCLUDING ANY SOFTWARE AND CONTENT CONTAINED THEREIN) ARE LICENSED AND PROVIDED "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE". ANY USE OF THE SERVICES WILL BE AT YOUR OWN RISK. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, BITJOCKEY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. BITJOCKEY MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR GUARANTEES THAT THE SERVICES WILL BE FREE FROM LOSS, DESTRUCTION, DAMAGE, CORRUPTION, ATTACK, VIRUSES, INTERFERENCE, HACKING, OR OTHER SECURITY INTRUSION, OR WILL NOT CONTAIN CONTENT YOU DEEM OFFENSIVE, INDECENT, OR OTHERWISE OBJECTIONABLE, AND BITJOCKEY DISCLAIMS ANY LIABILITY RELATING THERETO. BITJOCKEY MAKES NO GUARANTEES, REPRESENTATIONS, OR WARRANTIES THAT THE USE OF OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF THE SERVICES WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, BE ACCURATE, RELIABLE, CURRENT, OR THAT OPERATION OF THE SERVICES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE.

SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT PERMIT THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN LIABILITIES. TO THE EXTENT APPLICABLE LOCAL LAW SPECIFICALLY AND EXPRESSLY PROHIBITS SUCH EXCLUSIONS OR LIMITATIONS, THOSE SUCH EXCLUSIONS OR LIMITATIONS SET FORTH BELOW MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

BITJOCKEY'S CUMULATIVE LIABILITY TO YOU OR ANY PARTY RELATED TO YOU FOR ANY LOSSES OR DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THIS AGREEMENT OR USE OF THE SERVICES WILL NOT EXCEED THE AMOUNT YOU ACTUALLY PAID FOR THE APPLICABLE PORTION OF THE SERVICES AT ISSUE WITHIN THE TWELVE MONTH PERIOD IMMEDIATELY PRECEDING THE DATE OF YOUR CLAIM. THIS LIMITATION APPLIES TO ALL CAUSES OF ACTION OR CLAIMS IN THE AGGREGATE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, BREACH OF CONTRACT, BREACH OF WARRANTY, INDEMNITY, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY, MISREPRESENTATION, AND OTHER TORTS. IN NO EVENT SHALL BITJOCKEY BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, OR LOST PROFITS, REGARDLESS OF THE CAUSE OF ACTION ON WHICH THEY ARE BASED, EVEN IF Bit Jockey HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES OCCURRING.

16. Indemnification.

You agree to defend (at our option), hold harmless, and indemnify us from and against all third party claims and all liabilities, assessments, losses, costs, or damages resulting from or arising out of (a) your alleged or actual breach of this Agreement, including your express representations and warranties; (b) your use or misuse of the Services; and (c) your alleged or actual infringement or violation of the rights of a third party, including without limitation any intellectual property rights, rights of publicity, and rights of privacy.

17. Term and Termination.

Subject to the terms of this section, this Agreement will remain in effect for as long as you use the Services. We may terminate this Agreement and your access to the Services at any time and for any reason by providing notice to the email address you provided us. Upon any termination of this Agreement, the rights and licenses granted to you hereunder, including your ability to access and use the Services, will immediately terminate, and you shall immediately cease using any and all materials and other similar content in your possession or control that are proprietary to Bit Jockey. You agree that we will have no liability to you for any costs, losses, damages, or liabilities arising out of or related to the termination of this Agreement. Any provision of this Agreement that should, by its nature, survive termination of this Agreement will survive its termination. Such provisions include, but are not limited to sections 1-4, 7, and 11-28.

18. Notices.

We may post notices to you within the Services. We may also send you notices about products and services to the email address you provided us. You hereby consent to receive notice from us through the foregoing means, and you are deemed to have received such notices at the latest within two (2) business days from us posting or sending a notice. You are responsible for keeping your account information, including your email address, up to date. Bit Jockey assumes no liability nor any responsibility for any consequences resulting from your provision or use of outdated, incomplete, or inaccurate information in connection with the Services.

19. Assignment.

Bit Jockey may assign this Agreement or delegate any of our rights or obligations hereunder, or any part thereof, to any third party, including our successor in interest, without requiring your written consent. You may not assign this Agreement in whole or in part, for any reason. This Agreement will be binding upon and will inure to the benefit of the parties and their heirs, executors, administrators, successors, and assigns.

20. Third Party Beneficiaries.

Except with respect to platform providers through which you download or use applications certified by Bit Jockey, nothing in this Agreement, either express or implied, is intended to or will be deemed to confer upon any other person or entity any right, benefit, or remedy of any nature whatsoever under or by reason of this Agreement.

21. Severability.

In the event any provisions of this Agreement are found to be contrary to any law or regulation of an administrative or governmental agency or body, such provision will be modified and interpreted to accomplish the objectives of such provision to the greatest extent possible under applicable law, and the remaining provisions will continue in full force and effect. In the event such a provision cannot be modified and becomes invalidated or unenforceable, its invalidation or unenforceability will not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision of this Agreement.

22. Entire Agreement.

This Agreement constitutes the complete and exclusive agreement between you and Bit Jockey with respect to the subject matter hereof, and supersedes all prior or contemporaneous oral or written communications, proposals, representations, understandings, or agreements not specifically incorporated herein.