API Terms of Service

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Preface

You ("You") would like to use the API (as defined below) to develop one or more Applications (as defined below) for the Boxee Platform (as defined below). Boxee, Inc. ("Boxee") is willing to grant You a license to the API on the terms and conditions set forth below.


API Terms of Service

The following terms and conditions (collectively, the "Terms") govern your use of any and all data, text, software, tools, documents and other materials associated with the application programming interface offered by Boxee (currently available for download at http://www.boxee.tv/download) (the "API"). BY CLICKING ON THE "ACCEPT" BUTTON, OR BY USING OR ACCESSING ANY PORTION OF THE API, YOU OR THE ENTITY OR COMPANY THAT YOU REPRESENT ARE UNCONDITIONALLY AGREEING TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS, INCLUDING THOSE AVAILABLE BY HYPERLINK FROM WITHIN THIS DOCUMENT, AND ARE BECOMING A PARTY TO THE TERMS. YOUR CONTINUED USE OF THE API SHALL ALSO CONSTITUTE ASSENT TO THE TERMS. IF YOU DO NOT UNCONDITIONALLY AGREE TO ALL OF THE TERMS, CLICK THE "DECLINE" BUTTON AND THE INSTALLATION PROCESS WILL NOT CONTINUE. IF THE TERMS SET OUT HEREIN ARE CONSIDERED AN OFFER, ACCEPTANCE IS EXPRESSLY LIMITED TO THESE TERMS. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THE TERMS, YOU MAY NOT USE THE API.

API Licensed Uses and Restrictions. Subject to full compliance with the Terms, Boxee hereby grants You a limited, personal, non-sublicenseable, non-transferable, non-exclusive, revocable license to access and use the API as necessary to create and run websites and applications (collectively, "Applications") for use with the Boxee website (currently located at www.boxee.tv (and any successor site)) and/or the software and services platform made available via such website (collectively, the "Boxee Platform") that meet all the requirements and conditions set forth in the Terms.


You Shall

  • Comply with the Boxee’s site Terms of Use and Privacy Policy and the End User License Agreement for the Boxee Platform, the terms of which are hereby incorporated by this reference, and other Boxee policies as incorporated in such agreements and policies by reference, as those agreements and policies may be changed from time to time. In the event of a conflict between the terms and conditions of the Terms and any of the other agreements or policies incorporated herein, the terms and conditions of such agreements or policies, as applicable shall govern but only to the extent of the conflict.
  • Provide an email address for third parties to contact
  • Use commercially reasonable efforts to provide an end user license agreement and/or terms of service and privacy policy for Your Application.
  • Be solely responsible for developing Applications that comply with applicable laws and regulations and do not violate the rights of any third parties, including intellectual property rights and proprietary rights.
  • Be solely responsible for all aspects of Your Application and any Content (as defined below) appearing therein ("Application Content"), and for any documentation and end user customer support and warranty of Your Applications.
  • Be truthful and honest about Your Application to Boxee and Your users.
  • Adopt and implement an acceptable copyright policy and register an agent with the applicable national copyright office.


You Shall Not

  • Attempt to circumvent any security measures or technical limitations of the API.
  • Upload, post, collect, store, share, transfer, or process personal information or data about registered users of the Boxee Platform ("Boxee Members") unless specifically authorized by such member.
  • Upload, post, collect or store Boxee Member ID and password combinations.
  • Use the API or any Application in a manner that (a) disrupts or otherwise negatively affects other Boxee Members’ ability to use the Boxee Platform or the ability of any device to access the Boxee Platform, any text, videos, music, documents or other content ("Content") available on the Boxee Platform ("Boxee Content") or any of Boxee’s associated services or (b) adversely impacts the operation of the Boxee Platform, stability of Boxee’s servers or behavior of other Applications using the API.
  • Sell, lease, or sublicense the API or access thereto.
  • Modify, decompile, extend, subset or superset the API or otherwise alter the API to any extent.
  • Misrepresent or falsely state Your identity or affiliation with Boxee, any person, or any business.
  • Provide, procure or permit third party access to the API or Boxee Platform unless expressly so authorized by Boxee.


ALL RIGHTS NOT EXPRESSLY GRANTED IN THE TERMS ARE HEREBY RESERVED BY BOXEE AND ITS LICENSORS.


Attribution

BOXEETM, and other Boxee graphics, logos, designs, page headers, button icons, scripts, and service names are trademarks, trade names, service marks or trade dress of Boxee in the U.S. and/or other countries ("Boxee Trademarks"). Boxee may make available to You certain Boxee Trademarks that You may use solely for the purpose of indicating that Your Applications were created to interface with Boxee Platform.

  • You agree to follow any trademark guidelines established by Boxee with respect to your use of any Boxee Trademarks as those guidelines may change from time to time.
  • You shall not use or alter any text, Boxee’s Trademarks, Boxee’s signature colors, Boxee’s layout, or a confusingly similar layout to Boxee’s layout in such a way which may suggest endorsement or affiliation by Boxee.
  • You may publicize, issue press or blog releases of Your Application only if You state that it was created using the Boxee API and that You in no way imply that Your Application is endorsed or certified by Boxee.
  • Any use of the Boxee Trademarks must be used in its entirety and must not be altered or used in a misleading way.
  • You may not use the Boxee Trademarks in any manner that dilutes or tarnishes the Boxee Trademarks.
  • You shall not use or register any mark which is confusingly similar to Boxee Trademarks.
  • Any use of the Boxee Trademarks in Your Application shall be less prominent than the logo or mark that primarily describes the Your Application.


Without limiting the foregoing, Boxee will have the right to do quality insurance inspections of Your Applications and withhold the right to use Boxee’s Trademarks if the quality is not satisfactory to Boxee in its sole discretion. Boxee retains all right, title and interest in and to the Boxee Trademarks, and all goodwill arising out of the use of the Boxee Trademarks by You will inure to the sole benefit of Boxee.

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