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Terms & Condition


www.Blook.com.ph is a service based company registered at the Trade Register with the Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises under the Govt. Of India under the name Blook with registration number KR03D0030278. www.Blook.com.ph provides a collection of online resources which includes classified advertisements categorized as “services” under MSME. The services, tools & applications provided to the user are subjected to terms & conditions which are mentioned below. Any user who accesses or uses the services, tools & applications in any manner whatsoever including a user browsing the content, posting comments, using the chat & messaging services, or responding to any advertisements or content on the website, you agree to comply with these Terms. Additionally, when using a portion of the Service, you agree to conform to any applicable posted guidelines for such Service, which may change or be updated from time to time at Blook’s sole discretion. You understand and agree that you are solely responsible for reviewing these Terms from time to time. Should you object to any term or condition of these Terms, any guideline, or any subsequent changes thereto or become unhappy with Blook or the Service in any way, your only choice is to immediately discontinue use of Blook. These Terms may be updated by Blook at any time at its sole discretion. Blook may send you notices of changes to the websites content, applications and services or the Terms mentioned below. Blook may provide a translation of the English version of the Terms into other languages. You understand and agree that any translation of the Terms into other languages is for your convenience only and that the English version governs the terms of your relationship with Blook. Furthermore, if there are any inconsistencies between the English version of the Terms and any translation, the English version of the Terms shall govern.

DESCRIPTION OF SERVICE AND CONTENT POLICY

Blook is a platform and tool to post and browse online classifieds, interact, chat and connect with other users and advertisers using the site and services. Blook uses Implicit location information. Information that does not actually tell us where your device is located, but allows us to infer that you are either interested in the place or that you might be at the place. Blook uses the information to enhance user’s experience. Blook allow our users who comply with these Terms to offer, sell and buy services listed on the site.

The user understands and agree to the following:

  • Blook is not responsible and neither has control on:
        Ads & content in the ads
        Directory information
        Business listings/information
        Chat between the users
        Emails & Messages or any form of communication sent outside from Blook’s domain
        User comments & reviews, postings
        Images
        Sounds
        Files
  • The user may be exposed to content in the above format which might be offensive, disrespectful, misleading, inappropriate, and Blook shall not be responsible or liable to any damages or losses of any format.
  • The user must assess, analyze any form of the above data in the site that the user might be exposed to.
  • The user is solely responsible for any damages and losses incurred by the user in any format while browsing, messaging or using the content available in the site.
  • Blook has the sole and ultimate discretion to delete or remove any content without prior notice to the user.
  • The site may contain links to third party websites which are not connected to Blook, Blook is not responsible for the information and content on these third party websites. The user is solely responsible for any exposure or liability caused by these links.
  • The user agrees that the user is solely responsible for the consequences for uploading, distributing, posting, promoting, linking, transmitting, sharing any form of content, data, image, picture, email, messages using Blook or the services provided and available to the user by Blook.
  • The user agrees to represent, warrant, commit, covenant for all activities mentioned above and ) the user own or have and shall continue to, for such time the Content is available on the site, have the necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions to use such Content on the service and site (including without limitation all patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights in and to any and all such Content) and authorize Blook to use such Content to enable inclusion and use of the Content in the manner contemplated by the Service, the site and these Terms; and (ii) the user have the written consent, release, and/or permission of each and every identifiable individual person or business in the Content to use the name or likeness of each and every such identifiable individual person or business to enable inclusion and use of the Content in the manner contemplated by the Service, the site and these Terms.
  • The user agrees that by submitting or posting any Content( as mentioned above)on the site, the user thereby grant to Blook an irrevocable, non-cancellable, perpetual, worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, sub-licensable, transferable license to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display, and perform the Content in connection with the site and Blook's business, including without limitation for the purpose of promoting and redistributing part or all of the site and derivative works thereof in any media formats and through any media channels now or hereafter known.
  • The user agrees to and do hereby grant to Blook all rights necessary to prohibit or allow any subsequent aggregation, display, copying, duplication, reproduction, or exploitation of the Content on the Service or site by any party for any purpose.
  • The user also hereby grants each user on Blook (a) a non-exclusive license to access the user’s Content through the site; and (b) the right to contact the user with regard to the Content posted by the user through private chat or any other means of communication. The foregoing license to each user granted by the user terminates once the user or Blook remove or delete such Content from the site. Further, the user grant Blook the rights to make available the user’s Content to any third party in connection with the transaction contemplated in the user’s classified advertisement.
  • The user agrees that Blook has the right to terminate any user’s account and delete posts, comments, reviews or any kind of content the user has on the site, if Blook thinks it’s inappropriate, or has the ability to cause harm for Blook or other users on the site.

USER CONDUCT POLICY

The user agrees that the user will not post any content which:

  • The user doesn’t have ownership of the copyrights, patent, trade secret, trademark, privacy & publishing rights.
  • Is against the law or regulation.
  • Violates or infringes intellectual property rights of a party.
  • Might be offensive, derogatory, abusive, pornographic, pedophilic, libelous, defamatory, racially abusive, Ethnically offensive, downgrading and intimidating towards a group or individual, a nation, race, age or disability.
  • Contains personal information about an individual without his explicit consent.
  • Imitates an employee of Blook.
  • Contains bait and switch offers, pyramid schemes, affiliate marketing, link referral code, spam & chain letters, Trojans, viruses, links to third party commercial sites, illegal services, illegal and prohibited items, bots to flood the chat.

The user agrees that the user will not:

  • Make unsolicited contacts for commercial use.
  • Abuse the service and applications to harass or abuse other users of the site and service.
  • Use bots, spiders and crawlers, data mining tools, or try to scrape data by any forms. Internet search engines & non-commercial archives sites which comply to the robots.txt of the site are exempt.
  • Spam posts in multiple categories or different areas of the site.
  • Try to gain unauthorized access to Blook computer systems.
  • Try to use any means of disrupting the site, service and any application available to the user on the site.
  • Use any automated scripts, computer codes or software’s to disrupt the site or services made available to the user by Blook.

Blook has the complete authority to disable and terminate any account if found not complying with Blook Terms & Conditions without prior notice.

PAID SERVICES OFFERED BY BLOOK

  • Blook paid services includes posting and advertising in certain areas of the site. The premium user also gets premium tags on the maps (special highlights for improved visibility and attention from possible customers).
  • Blook has its internal currency “coins” which can be purchased using the site, and the coins can be used to access the premium features available on Blook.

BLOOK USER LICENSE DETAILS:

  • Blook grants its users a limited, revocable, non-exclusive license to access and use the site, service and other applications provided by Blook for personal use.
  • The license grants the registered user the ability to post classified advertisements on the Blook website and to use the services on Blook & to communicate internally with other Blook users.
  • The license grants the registered user to link Blook home page, and internal pages of Blook if it doesn’t violate any terms set herein, to other websites like blogs, news channels, press releases, social media sites, and any site which doesn’t use the content in Blook for commercial purposes.
  • Any form of duplication, derivative of Blook content and applications, use of bots, data mining, use of spiders, scripts, computer code is prohibited.
  • Any kind of access to Blook or its use beyond the granted permit shall be considered as illegal and the license will be terminated for that user.

INFRINGEMENT CLAIMS

Blook is not responsible for any infringement of copyrights and intellectual property arising from a user or third party posting or transmitting through Blook. If a user believes that there is a violation of intellectual rights owned by the user or on behalf of a third party for which the user is representing, from another user’s post, then the user can contact Blook requesting to delete or remove that post or ad.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS

The user accepts and admits that other than the user end content, all the work in Blook, including logos, pictures, designs, scripts, software, applications, sounds, texts, service marks, trademarks are owned and licensed to Blook. Blook may display trademarks from third parties on the site, the license to use these trademarks have been granted to Blook. In no condition the user shall reverse engineer, decompile any such trademarks. The content on Blook is granted to the user for personal use and information and should not be used to copy, reproduce, sell, re-license or exploit.

The use agrees not to be involved in any activities which poses threat or interferes with the security of Blook and its services.

PROTECTION AGAINST CLAIMS

The user agrees to safeguard, protect and defend all employees of Blook, from any liabilities, claims, damages and losses arising from users use of the site and services, user’s violation of the terms and agreements, user’s violation of third party and intellectual rights, copyrights, trademarks, claims from third parties from user content.

ZERO SPAM POLICY & ONSITE USER INTERACTION

Blook has zero tolerance policy against spammers. The user agrees not use Blook and the services offered on the site for spamming purposes. The user agrees that the user wont repost the same content in multiple categories. The user agrees that the user won’t use the messaging features to spam other users of Blook. The user acknowledges that Blook is not responsible and liable for user’s interaction with other users, or representatives of companies and organizations. Blook will not be responsible for any dealing between users of Blook which includes, payments, delivery of goods & services, terms, conditions or warranties. All dealings between users online and offline, the user is solely responsible for it. Blook will not be responsible for any losses, damages incurred by the user nor Blook shall get involved in any disputes between the users, user vs company, user vs organization, user vs third party or any kind of disputes arising from any interaction on the site or off site.

LIMITATION & TERMINATION OF SERVICE AND ACCOUNT

The user agrees that :

  • Blook may change, modify, limit the timeframe associated with the user content on the site. Blook might make any changes on the site regarding to postings size, type, number or any content that can be posted or uploaded on the site without prior notice to the users.
  • Blook can move a post to another category if Blooks thinks it belongs to that category or the post doesn’t belong to that category where it was posted originally.
  • Blook may limit the number of messages sent by the Blook messaging system.
  • Blook may terminate the users account if the user is found not complying to the terms and conditions set herein without prior notice.
  • The user’s account on Blook is connected to their Facebook, Gmail or Mobile number. Blook has the right to remove or block any duplicate accounts without any prior notice.
  • Blook has no liability or responsibility for the deletion or storage of any user generated content.
  • Blook has the absolute rights to remove or terminate any account with or without any reason whatsoever.
  • Blook my terminate any form of service provided by Blook anytime, without any prior notice.
  • Blook will not be liable to any user, third party, group, company or organization.

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES

THE USER EXPRESSLY ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT USE OF THE SITE AND THE SERVICE IS ENTIRELY AT THE USERS OWN RISK AND THAT THE SITE AND THE SERVICE ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" OR "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS, WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND. ALL EXPRESS AND IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT OF PROPRIETARY RIGHTS ARE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMED TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW BLOOK, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AND AGENTS DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN CONNECTION WITH THE SITE AND USER’S USE THEREOF. BLOOK MAKES NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THE SITE'S CONTENT OR THE CONTENT OF ANY THIRD PARTY WEBSITES LINKED TO THE SITE AND ASSUMES NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY (I) ERRORS, MISTAKES, OR INACCURACIES OF CONTENT, (II) PERSONAL INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE, OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER, RESULTING FROM USERS ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE SITE AND SERVICE, (III) ANY UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR USE OF OUR SERVERS AND/OR ANY AND ALL PERSONAL INFORMATION AND/OR FINANCIAL INFORMATION STORED THEREIN, (IV) ANY INTERRUPTION OR CESSATION OF TRANSMISSION TO OR FROM THE SITE, (IV) ANY BUGS, VIRUSES, TROJAN HORSES, OR THE LIKE WHICH MAY BE TRANSMITTED TO OR THROUGH THE SITE BY ANY THIRD PARTY, AND/OR (V) ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN ANY CONTENT OR FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND INCURRED AS A RESULT OF THE USE OF ANY CONTENT POSTED, EMAILED, COMMUNICATED, TRANSMITTED, OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE VIA THE SITE OR THE SERVICE. BLOOK DOES NOT WARRANT, ENDORSE, GUARANTEE, OR ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY PRODUCT OR SERVICE ADVERTISED OR OFFERED BY A THIRD PARTY THROUGH THE SITE OR ANY HYPERLINKED WEBSITE OR FEATURED IN ANY BANNER OR OTHER ADVERTISING, AND BLOOK WILL NOT BE A PARTY TO OR IN ANY WAY BE RESPONSIBLE FOR MONITORING ANY TRANSACTION BETWEEN THE USER AND/OR OTHER USERS AND/OR THIRD-PARTY PROVIDERS OF PRODUCTS OR SERVICES. AS WITH THE PURCHASE OF A PRODUCT OR SERVICE THROUGH ANY MEDIUM OR IN ANY ENVIRONMENT, THE USER SHOULD USE HIS BEST JUDGMENT AND EXERCISE CAUTION WHERE APPROPRIATE.

LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY

IN NO EVENT SHALL BLOOK, ITS EMPLOYEES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, OWNERS OR AGENTS, BE LIABLE FOR DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES (EVEN IF BLOOK HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), RESULTING FROM ANY ASPECT OF USER USE OF THE SITE OR THE SERVICE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION WHETHER THE DAMAGES ARISE FROM USE OR MISUSE OF THE SITE OR THE SERVICE, FROM INABILITY TO USE THE SITE OR THE SERVICE, OR THE INTERRUPTION, SUSPENSION, MODIFICATION, ALTERATION, OR TERMINATION OF THE PLATFORM OR THE SERVICE. SUCH LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SHALL ALSO APPLY WITH RESPECT TO DAMAGES INCURRED BY REASON OF OTHER SERVICES OR PRODUCTS RECEIVED THROUGH OR ADVERTISED IN CONNECTION WITH THE SERVICE OR THE SERVICE OR ANY LINKS ON THE SITE, AS WELL AS BY REASON OF ANY INFORMATION, OPINIONS OR ADVICE RECEIVED THROUGH OR ADVERTISED IN CONNECTION WITH THE SITE OR THE SERVICE OR ANY LINKS ON THE BLOOK SITE. THESE LIMITATIONS SHALL APPLY TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. THE USER SPECIFICALLY ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT BLOOK SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR USER SUBMISSIONS OR THE DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE, OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF ANY USER OR THIRD PARTY AND THAT THE RISK OF HARM OR DAMAGE FROM THE FOREGOING RESTS ENTIRELY WITH THE USER. THE SITE IS CONTROLLED AND OFFERED BY BLOOK. BLOOK MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES THAT THE SITE IS APPROPRIATE FOR USE IN OTHER LOCATIONS. THOSE WHO ACCESS OR USE THE SITE FROM OTHER JURISDICTIONS DO SO AT THEIR OWN VOLITION AND RISK AND ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR COMPLIANCE WITH LOCAL LAW.

THE TERMS, CONDITIONS, LICENCES AND ANY RIGHTS SET HEREIN BY BLOOK IS NOT TRANSFERABLE, OR ASSIGNABLE BY THE USER AND ONLY BLOOK MAY DO IT WITHOUT ANY RESTRICTIONS.

AGE CRITERIA TO ACCESS BLOOK & ITS SERVICES:

The site is meant for users 18 and above. Any users accessing the site and below 18 must have consent from their representative guardians. Some sections of Blook may contain content not suitable for users below 18 or may not be legal as per the local laws for minors. The user affirms that the user is at least 18yrs of age and is fully able to understand, follow and comply the terms, conditions, guidelines, obligations, affirmations, representations, and warranties set forth herein. For children below 13, it is not advised to use the site even if the user has consent from a guardian or legal representative.

DECLARATION

The terms & conditions laid down here govern the restricted & limited agreement between the user and Blook and describe the conduct & policy the way users use Blook & the services provided by Blook and supplants all preceding understandings, proposals, agreements, negotiations, and discussions between the parties in any form. The Terms and the relationship between the user and Blook shall be governed by the laws of India. Any claim the user may have against Blook must be submitted to the exclusive jurisdiction in the courts of India. However, in the event that the user is a consumer it may be that consumer law requires that another law is applicable and that a claim may be submitted to another jurisdiction. The failure of Blook to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Terms shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of the Terms is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid (including, without limitation, because such provision is inconsistent with the laws of another jurisdiction) or inapplicable, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties' intentions as reflected in the provision. If any provision or provisions of these Terms is held to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable, the validity, legality and enforceability of the remaining provisions of the Terms shall not in any way be affected or be impaired. The user AGREE THAT ANY CAUSE OF ACTION BROUGHT BY THE USER AND ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THE USER’S USE OF THE SERVICE AND/OR THE SITE MUST COMMENCE WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME AND IN ANY EVENT WITHIN ONE (1) YEAR AFTER THE CAUSE OF ACTION ACCRUES, EXCEPT THAT BLOOK MAY COMMENCE ANY SUCH CAUSE OF ACTION IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE APPLICABLE STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS UNDER INDIAN LAW. OTHERWISE, SUCH CAUSE OF ACTION IS PERMANENTLY BARRED. These Terms shall inure to the benefit of and be binding upon each party's successors and assigns.

Liquidated & Ascertained Damages

The user agrees that any violation of the terms and agreements the user is aware of , the user may report it to Blook by using the link at the bottom of the homepage at www.blook.com.ph . The user understands and agrees that, because damages are often difficult or impossible to quantify, if actual damages cannot be reasonably calculated then the user will be liable to pay Blook the following as liquidated damages (and not a penalty):

  • If Blook establishes any limits on the frequency with which the user may access the Service, or terminates the user’s access to or use of the Service, the user agrees to pay Blook Six Thousand Rupees (i) each message posted in excess of such limits or (ii) for each day on which the user access Blook in excess of such limits, whichever is higher.
  • If user is a Posting Agent that uses the Service in violation of these Terms, in addition to any liquidated damages below the user agrees to pay Blook Six Thousand Rupees for each and every item the user post in violation of these Terms. A Posting Agent will also be deemed an agent of the party engaging the Posting Agent to access the Service, and such party (by engaging the Posting Agent in violation of these Terms) agrees to pay Blook an additional Six Thousand Rupees for each item posted by the Posting Agent on behalf of such party in violation of these Terms.
  • If user uses Blook e-mail addresses or computer systems to send unsolicited e-mail advertisements to Blook e-mail addresses or any other party, the user agrees to pay Blook Six Thousand Rupees for each such e-mail.
  • If user posts messages in violation of these Terms, other than as described above, user agrees to pay Blook Six Thousand Rupees for each such message. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Blook may, in its sole and absolute discretion, issue a warning before assessing damages pursuant. If user aggregate, copy, display, mirror, reproduce, or otherwise exploit for any purpose any Content (except for your own Content) in violation of these Terms without Blooks express written permission, you agree to pay Blook Six Hundred Thousand Rupees for each day on which user engage in such conduct.
  • If none of the foregoing clauses are applicable, user agree to pay Blook actual damages, to the extent such actual damages can be reasonably calculated. Notwithstanding any other provision of these Terms, Blook retains the right to seek equitable remedies, including without limitation, specific performance of any term contained in these Terms, or a preliminary or permanent injunction against the breach or threatened breach of any such term or in aid of the exercise of any power granted in these Terms, or any combination thereof, without the necessity of posting a bond.
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