PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY AS THEY CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE AND THE POK POK APP AND YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS, REMEDIES AND OBLIGATIONS. BY ACCESSING OR USING THIS WEBSITE OR THE POK POK APP, YOU SIGNIFY THAT YOU HAVE READ, UNDERSTAND AND UNCONDITIONALLY AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS.
Welcome to www.playpokpok.com. The Pok Pok website and App (the “Services”) are operated by Pok Pok Inc. (“Pok Pok” or “we”, “us” or “our”). The “website” means the whole or any part of the web pages located at www.playpokpok.com directed to and includes the layout of this website; individual elements of the website’s design; underlying code elements of the website; text, sounds, graphics, animated elements and any other content of this website. The “App” means the whole or any part of the Pok Pok game(s) or application(s) and includes the layout of the App; individual elements or aspects of the App’s design or functions; underlying code elements of the App; text, sounds, graphics, animated elements and any other forms of information or interactions of that information that is part of the App.
If you do not accept to be bound by these Terms, please leave the website immediately and discontinue your use or access of any Services.
We reserve the right to modify the Terms at any time without notice. The date of the most recent update is noted at the bottom of this page.
About Pok Pok
Pok Pok is reimagining digital play with educational, creative experiences for kids centred around open-ended play.
The Services may be accessed and used only by or under the supervision of individuals who can form legally binding contracts under applicable laws, who are 18 years of age or older, and who are not barred from using the website under applicable laws.
You agree that you will be personally responsible for your use or any minor’s use of the Services, including all communication and activity on and pursuant to the Services. You agree that you will use, and ensure that any minor under your parental responsibility will use, the Services responsibly and in compliance with all applicable laws and these Terms.
You agree that you will not hack into the Services or employ any robot, spider or other device or process to use the Services for unauthorized purposes. You further agree that you will not take any action or do anything which imposes an unreasonable burden on or interferes with the Services. If we determine that you are or have been engaged in prohibited activities, were not respectful of other users, or otherwise violated the Terms, we may deny you access to the Services on a temporary or permanent basis.
Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, you will not, and any minor under your parental responsibility will not, under any circumstances:
- Use, either directly or indirectly, any cheats, exploits, automation software, bots, hacks, mods or any unauthorized third-party software designed to modify or interfere with the Services.
- Use the Services in violation of any applicable law or regulation.
- Use the Services for commercial purposes, including, but not limited to, to advertising, or solicitation, or transmission of any commercial advertisements such as spam emails, chain letters, pyramid or other get-rich-quick schemes.
- Use the Services for fraudulent or abusive purposes including, but not limited to, using the Services to impersonate any person or entity, or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person, entity or the Services.
- Disrupt, interfere with or otherwise adversely affect the normal flow of the Services or otherwise act in a manner that may negatively affect other users’ experience when using the Services.
- Disrupt, overburden, or aid or assist in the disruption or overburdening of any computer or servers used to offer or support the Services.
- Attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Services, to accounts registered to others or to the computers, servers, or networks connected to the Services by any means other than the user interface provided by Pok Pok, including, but not limited to, by circumventing or modifying, attempting to circumvent or modify, or encouraging or assisting any other person to circumvent or modify, any security, technology, device, encryption, or software that is part of the Services.
- Post any information, content or other material (or post links to any information or content) that contains nudity, excessive violence or is abusive, threatening, obscene, defamatory, libelous, or racially, sexually, religiously offensive or otherwise objectionable.
- Engage in ongoing toxic behavior, such as repeatedly posting information on an unsolicited basis.
- Attempt to, or harass, abuse, or harm, or advocate or incite harassment, abuse, or harm of another person or group, including Pok Pok directors, officers and employees.
- Make available through the Services any material or information that infringes any copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, right of privacy, right of publicity, or other right of any person or entity, or which impersonates any other person, including, but not limited to, a Pok Pok employee, director or officer.
- Unless specifically authorized by law, attempt to decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble or hack any of the Services, or to defeat or overcome any of the encryption technologies or security measures or data transmitted, processed or stored by Pok Pok, or to obtain any information from the Services using any method not expressly permitted by Pok Pok.
- Solicit or attempt to solicit login information or any other login credentials or personal information from Pok Pok employees or other users of the Services.
- Harvest, scrape or collect any information about or regarding other people that use the Services, including, but not limited to, through use of pixel tags, cookies, GIFs or similar items that are sometimes also referred to as spyware.
- Post anyone’s personal information, including personally identifiable information/ personal data (whether in text, image or video form), identification documents, or financial information through the Services.
- Engage in any act that Pok Pok deems to conflict with the spirit or intent of the Services or make improper use of Pok Pok’s support services.
Intellectual Property Rights
(a) Pok Pok Content
All content, information, data, database content, photographs, images, videos, software, trademarks, logos, designs, publicity slogans, source code, inventions, knowhow, and/or other Pok Pok material protected by copyright, patent and other applicable intellectual property laws accessible on or through the Services (the “Content”) are the exclusive property of Pok Pok or the property of third parties who granted permission to use such Content on the Services, or both.
Unless prior written authorization has been given by Pok Pok, all Content included on the Services regarding products and services offered by Pok Pok is provided for informational and promotional purposes only.
You are not authorized to modify, reproduce, re-edit, transfer, forward, transmit, publish, distribute or create derivative works of the Content without prior written consent from Pok Pok. However, you may download, print or reproduce the Content for personal use and/or in other circumstances permitted by law, provided that you keep all copyright notices or other legal notices it may contain.
You agree that you will not do or allow any third party to do anything which may infringe, damage or endanger Pok Pok’s intellectual property rights or the intellectual property rights of a third party in respect of the Services.
Nothing contained or accessible on the Services should be construed as granting any license or right of use of any other person’s or entity’s trade mark which is displayed on the Services without their express permission.
All unauthorized use of the Content will be considered a violation of the intellectual property rights of Pok Pok.
(b) User Content
“User Content” means any text, graphics, images, works of authorship of any kind or other materials that are posted, generated, provided, or otherwise made available by you through the Services or that you share with other users or recipients. User Content includes without limitation Feedback (defined below) and Tagged Media (defined below).
Except where prohibited by law, by submitting or uploading User Content through the Services, you waive and agree not to assert any “moral” rights or claim resulting from our alteration of the User Content or any photographs, footage, statements or other work contained in the User Content. You are also agreeing to appoint us as your attorney-in-fact with respect to the User Content, with the right to execute and deliver any documents, in your name and on your behalf, to ensure that we can use the User Content that you are licensing in any way we see fit, and to protect the rights in any derivative works created from your User Content, and to have the User Content removed from any other website or platform.
You are solely responsible for all of your User Content. You represent and warrant that you own all your User Content or you have all rights that are necessary to grant us the license rights in your User Content under these Terms. You also represent and warrant that neither your User Content, nor your use and provision of your User Content to be made available through the Services, nor any use of your User Content by us on or through the Services will infringe, misappropriate or violate a third party’s intellectual property rights, or rights of publicity or privacy, or result in the violation of any applicable law or regulation.
We are not responsible or liable for the removal or deletion of (or the failure to remove or delete) any of your User Content.
(c) Pok Pok Tagged Media
The Services includes the Pok Pok Facebook page located at @playpokpok, which extracts content from our users who share photos and videos on Instagram using Pok Pok’s hashtags, including #pokpok, #pokpokplayroom, or tagging the Pok Pok Instagram account @playpokpok (all such hashtagged or @- labeled photos and videos, “Tagged Media”). You acknowledge and agree that the Tagged Media may be used in our marketing, advertising and social media channels, Services or other websites that we operate or control, and you hereby grant us permission to use and authorize others to use your name or social media handle in association with the Tagged Media for identification, publicity related to the Services and similar promotional purposes, including after you terminate your account or your use of the Services. You represent and warrant that posting and use of your Tagged Media, including to the extent such Tagged Media include your name, likeness, voice, or photograph, does not violate, misappropriate or infringe on the rights of any third party, including, without limitation, privacy rights, publicity rights, copyrights, trademark or other intellectual property rights.
(d) Digital Millennium Copyright Act/Copyright Policy
We respect copyright law and expect our users to do the same. It is our policy to terminate in appropriate circumstances account holders who repeatedly infringe or are believed to be repeatedly infringing the rights of copyright holders.
The Services allow you to download Content, including files, images, information, code, software, and PDF documents (collectively, the “Downloadable Content”). The Downloadable Content is licensed to you for your personal and non-commercial use only. You agree to maintain all copyright and other proprietary notices in the Downloadable Content and that we retain complete title to the Downloadable Content and all the intellectual property rights therein. All risk associated with the use of, or reliance on, the Downloadable Content rests with you. You further agree that we, to the maximum extent permitted by law, make no warranties regarding the Downloadable Content, and will without limiting the Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability Section (outlined below), are not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, in any way for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of, or in connection with your use of, or reliance on, the Downloadable Content.
No Commercial Use
The Services is for your personal non-commercial use only. You may not modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, commercially exploit, create derivative works from, transfer, data mine or sell any Content, software, products, or services contained within the Services. You may not use the Services, or any of its Content, to further any commercial purpose, including any advertising or advertising revenue generation activity on your own site.
We welcome feedback, comments, reviews of the website, products or services you purchase through us, and suggestions for improvements to our website, products or services (“Feedback”). You can submit Feedback by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org or by reviewing a particular product or service. You grant to us a non-exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, fullypaid, royalty-free, sublicensable and transferable license under any and all intellectual property rights that you own or control to use, copy, modify, create derivative works based upon and otherwise exploit the Feedback for any purpose.
Link to Third Party Websites
The Services may include links to other websites owned by third parties. These links are provided solely for your convenience and may not remain current or active. Pok Pok has not reviewed these third-party websites and does not control and is not responsible for these websites or their content or availability. Pok Pok does not endorse, recommend or approve of any information, products or services referred to on such linked sites and assumes no responsibility for the content, security or privacy practices of any other website. Your use of any link to an outside website is entirely at your own risk. Therefore, Pok Pok cannot be held responsible for the information contained on such websites and does not offer any guarantee or make any declaration in this regard. Your use of any link to an outside website is entirely at your own risk.
No part of the Services may be linked to without prior written consent from Pok Pok.
Website and App Availability
From time to time and without prior notice to you, Pok Pok may cease to continue operating part or all of the Services or selectively disable certain aspects or portions of the Services. Any modification to or elimination of our Services will be done in our sole and absolute discretion and without any obligation or liability to you, and your use of our Services and does not entitle you to the continued provision or availability of the Services.
Pok Pok takes reasonable steps to ensure the security of its systems. However, there are inherent risks associated with the use of electronic means of communication. Therefore, Pok Pok discourages the use of its website to submit sensitive personal or business information. The possibility exists that information could be unlawfully observed by a third party while the data is being transmitted over the internet or while stored on cloud-based servers, or subject to access and review by law enforcement or other authorities. Pok Pok accepts no liability that may arise if any other persons obtain the information you submit to the Services.
Sale of Pok Pok Products and Services
Pok Pok reserves the right to cease production of any products and services offered on or through the Services or to modify any specification related to these products and services without notice and without incurring any liability.
Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability
Your use of the Services is at your own risk. While Pok Pok endeavours to ensure that the information on the Services is correct, Pok Pok is under no obligation do so. Pok Pok does not warrant the accuracy, timeliness or completeness of the website. Pok Pok has no liability for any loss of, or errors or omissions, whether provided by Pok Pok, our licensors or suppliers or other users. Pok Pok may make changes to the website at any time without notice.
The Services are provided by Pok Pok in good faith on an “as is” and “as available” basis for general information purposes. Users agree to bear all risks associated with their use of the Services, including any reliance on their availability, accuracy, completeness, timeliness, usefulness or appropriateness.
Pok Pok makes no representations about the suitability, reliability, timeliness, comprehensiveness or accuracy of the information, services and other content contained on the Services. You are solely responsible for the use and/or the interpretation of all the Content of the Services.
Pok Pok may, in its sole discretion and at any time without notice, restrict, suspend or cancel access to or use of the Services, for all or any one or number of users. Furthermore, Pok Pok does not guarantee that the Content of the Services will be uninterrupted, up-to-date or error-free, and will not be held responsible for any damage resulting from any virus, worm or other destructive or invasive computer program. Pok Pok does not warrant that any security defects, vulnerabilities or errors on the website will be identified or remedied.
Pok Pok will not be liable for any interference with or damage to your computer systems that may occur in connection with use of the Services or a linked website, or for any data lost or any equipment or software damaged or replaced by you as a result of you using the Services. You must take your own precautions to ensure that your use of the Services is free of viruses or other malicious content that may interfere with or damage the operations of your computer systems.
Pok Pok is not responsible for late, lost, incomplete, illegible, misdirected or stolen messages or mail, unavailable network connections, failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmissions, on-line failures, hardware, software or other technical malfunctions or disturbances or any other communications failures or circumstances affecting, disrupting or corrupting communications.
To the maximum extent permitted by law, you agree that you will not seek to hold Pok Pok and its affiliates liable:
- directly or indirectly in contract, tort, equity or otherwise for any damage (including direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, special, punitive, exemplary and aggravated damages and damages for loss of use, profits or revenue) or other remedy whatsoever in connection with the Services; and
- to you or anyone else for any loss or damage, however caused which may be directly or indirectly suffered in connection with websites of other entities that are hyperlinked from the Services.
Some jurisdictions do not allow the limitation of liability for personal injury, or of incidental or consequential damages, and in such states or jurisdictions, our liability shall be limited to the maximum extent permitted by law.
IN NO EVENT SHALL OUR AGGREGATE LIABILITY ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THESE TERMS, WHETHER ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO BREACH OF CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE) OR OTHERWISE, EXCEED THE AMOUNTS PAID BY YOU FOR THE PRODUCTS AND/OR SERVICES SOLD THROUGH THE SERVICES OR [ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS (CAD$100)] IF YOU HAVE NO PAYMENT OBLIGATIONS TO POK POK, AS APPLICABLE.
By accessing and/or using the Services, you accept that you will indemnify and hold Pok Pok and its subsidiaries, affiliates, any related companies, suppliers, licensors and partners, and the officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives of each of them harmless against all liabilities, damages, losses, actions, costs, legal fees, claims, demands and causes of action whatsoever at law, in equity or under statute, that Pok Pok may suffer or incur as a result of: (a) your access to and use of the Services; (b) from any other alleged violation of the present Terms; (c) and infringement by you, or any third party using your account, computer, mobile phone, table or any such device, of any intellectual property or other right of any person or entity. You acknowledge that any of the preceding can cause substantial harm to Pok Pok, including (bot not limited to) Pok Pok’s business, reputation and stakeholders, and that such damages are not remote or otherwise unrecoverable at law.
Pok Pok reserves the right, at your expense, to assume the exclusive defence and control of any matter for which you are required to indemnify Pok Pok and you agree to cooperate with our defence of these claims. You agree not to settle any matter without the prior written consent of Pok Pok. Pok Pok will use reasonable efforts to notify you of any such claim, action or proceeding upon becoming aware of it.
These Terms and any dispute, controversy, proceedings or claim of whatever nature arising out of or in any way relating to these Terms will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Province of Ontario and the federal laws of Canada applicable within Ontario without regard to conflict of law provisions. For Canadian individuals, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice will have exclusive jurisdiction to resolve any disputes relating to these Terms.
We may terminate your access to and use of the Services and related services at our sole discretion, at any time and without notice to you. If Pok Pok determines, in its sole discretion, that you are in violation of any provision of these Terms, Pok Pok may suspend or terminate your use or access to the Services without the notice to you. At all times, Pok Pok shall have the discretion to take such action as Pok Pok deems necessary, in its sole discretion, to preclude a violation, and Pok Pok shall not be liable for any damages of any nature suffered by you or a third party resulting from Pok Pok's exercise of its rights under these Terms. Upon any termination, discontinuation or cancellation of services or your Account, the following sections will survive: Intellectual Property Rights, Feedback, No Commercial Use, Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability, Indemnity, Applicable Laws, and General Terms.
If you have any questions or concerns about these Terms, you can contact us in writing at:
Address: 111 Queen St. East, Toronto, ON. M5C 1S2
Please note that we may need to confirm your identity or request additional details in order to process your request.