Welcome to VirtualBookBuddy
VirtualBookBuddy (referred to as "VBB," "us," "we," or "our") provides a virtual reading platform that allows users to connect with their favorite book buddy and explore the world of books together. Our platform is designed to provide users with access to a library of books, the ability to schedule video calls with book buddies, and much more.
Terms of Service
The Services are intended for use by individuals who are 13 years of age or older. If you are under the age of 13, you may use the Services only with proper parental verification and in compliance with applicable laws, including the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA).
Changes to the Terms
VirtualBookBuddy reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify the Terms at any time. If we make changes to the Terms, we will provide notice of such changes, such as by sending an email notification, providing a notice through the Services, or updating the "Last Updated" date at the top of these Terms. Your continued use of the Services after the changes have been made will constitute your acceptance of the new Terms. If you do not agree to the modified terms, you should discontinue your use of the Services.
In order to use the Services, you must create an account. You agree to provide accurate, current, and complete information during the registration process and to update such information to keep it accurate, current, and complete. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and are solely responsible for all activities that occur under your account. You agree to immediately notify VirtualBookBuddy of any unauthorized use of your account or any other breach of security.
Our platform uses PayPal to process payments. When you make a payment on our platform, you agree to comply with PayPal’s Acceptable Use Policy, which can be found here. Please be aware that any breach of PayPal’s Acceptable Use Policy can result in the suspension of your PayPal account and the inability to use our Services.
The Services and all content and other materials available through the Services, including, without limitation, text, photographs, videos, and graphics (collectively, the "Materials") are protected by copyright, trademark, patent, and other intellectual property laws. The Services and Materials are provided for your personal, non-commercial use only, and you may not use the Services or Materials for any other purpose. You may not modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell any information, software, products or services obtained from the Services.
You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless VirtualBookBuddy and its affiliates, and their respective officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, and suppliers, from and against any claims, actions, demands, damages, losses, liabilities, costs, or expenses, including reasonable attorneys' fees, arising from: (i) your use of the Services; (ii) your User Content; (iii) your violation of these Terms; or (iv) your violation of any rights of another.
Our services are provided "as is" and without any representation or warranty, whether express, implied, or statutory. We specifically disclaim any implied warranties of title, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement.
Limitation of Liability
In no event shall VirtualBookBuddy, or its affiliates, or their respective officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, or suppliers be liable for any damages, including, without limitation, direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential, or punitive damages, lost profits, or lost data, arising from or in connection with your use of our services or these Terms of Service, whether based on warranty, contract, tort, or any other legal theory, and whether or not VirtualBookBuddy has been advised of the possibility of such damages.