Terms of service
Zap.la also referred to as www.zap.la or Zap in the terms of service herewith, is an online service of publication and consultation of content about food and cooking on Internet. The access and use of Zap.la via its website or via its applications for Android, iOS, Windows, Linux for consultation or publication of content means complete acceptation without any conditions of the terms of services detailed in the articles below.
Article 1 - Copyright notice
Copyright (c) 2019-2021 Zap.laSubject to the express provisions of this notice, we, together with our licensors, own and control all the copyright and other intellectual property rights in our website and the material on our website; and all the copyright and other intellectual property rights in our website and the material on our website are reserved.
Article 2 - License to use the service
By accessing Zap.la, you are given a personal license for the service. That license is for personal use, cannot be sold, leased or transferred to another party and can be revoked at any moment in time. In particular, you may view pages from our website or applications; download pages from our website or applications for caching and print pages from our website or applications for personal use.
Unless you own or control the relevant rights in the material, you must not:
(a) republish material from our website or applications (including republication on another website);
(b) sell, rent or sub-license material from our website or applications;
(c) show any material from our website or applications in public;
(d) exploit material from our website or applications for a commercial purpose; or
(e) redistribute material from our website or applications.
Article 3 - Acceptable use
Zap.la connects people with recipes and cooking tips to exchange ideas, products and services. Zap.la does not guarantee and is not responsible for the accuracy of information provided by third parties. It is your sole responsibility to ensure the accuracy and veracity of that information.
You must not:
(a) use our service in any way or take any action that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or applications or impairment of the performance, availability or accessibility of the service;
(b) use our service in any way that is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity;
(c) use our service to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material which consists of (or is linked to) any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit or other malicious computer software; or
(d) conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities (including without limitation scraping, data mining, data extraction and data harvesting) on or in relation to our service without our express written consent.
(e) post a large amounts of unwanted or repetitive ads, post unsolicited commercial messages to users, or try to artificially boost views, ranking or other metrics.
Article 4 - Report abuse
The content, text and pictures displayed on Zap.la are the sole opinion of their authors and do not reflect the opinion of Zap.la whatsoever. Zap.la performs regular control of the content posted especially in terms of copyright law. However if you notice any unlawful material or activity on our website, or any material or activity that breaches this notice, please report it by using the contact form.
Article 5 - Use on behalf of commercial organization
You can use the service on behalf or your commercial organization to sell products online by using a professional account. A professional account will identify your account clearly as a business, allowing you to introduce your company and display your products altogether. You must not use a professional account if you don’t represent a registered company.
Article 6 - Registration and use of account
Registration is not mandatory to use our service. However anonymous use is strictly forbidden. For non-registered users, identification, by providing a real email address and telephone number is mandatory. Zap.la may collect additional information for the purpose of identification of the users, such as location, IP address, browser configuration, device information, etc.
By using Zap.la, you understand and agree that you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your User ID and Password and agree not to provide them to any other person. You specifically agree that you are responsible for any actions entered through the Site by you or others who obtain access through you using your User ID and Password.
Article 7 - Cancellation and suspension of account
You are solely responsible for canceling your account. An email or phone request to cancel your account is not considered cancellation. You can cancel your account at any time by using the contact form on the website. All of your Content will be immediately removed from the Service upon cancellation. This information cannot be recovered once your account is cancelled.
Zap.la, in its sole discretion, has the right to suspend or terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future use of the Service, or any other Zap.la service, for any reason at any time. Such termination of the Service will result in the deactivation or deletion of your Account or your access to your Account, and the forfeiture and relinquishment of all Content in your Account. Zap.la reserves the right to refuse service to anyone for any reason at any time.
Article 8 - Service fees
Zap.la services are classified in basic service and premium services. The access to Zap.la basic services is free; the access to Zap.la premium services will be charged. Zap.la reserves the right to change the definition of its basic and premium services as well as to modify the tariff of the premium services at any point in time and without prior information.
Article 9 - Your content
When you publish Content on Zap.la, you must ensure you own or control the relevant rights in the material. By publishing Content on Zap.la, you explicitly allow an unlimited reuse of the Content, including text and pictures for republishing, redistribution, advertising and publicity of the service.
Article 10 - Severability
The invalidity or unenforceability of any provisions of this Agreement shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision of this Agreement, which shall remain in full force and effect.