Last Updated May 2019
The following key points of the Terms are highlighted here for your convenience only. These key points are not made in lieu of the full Terms and their presence in this section does not mean that they are intended to supersede or override any other terms or conditions provided by HAAS Alert. Road information prevails. The information provided by the Service is not intended to replace the information provided on the road, such as travel direction, time based restrictions, lane restrictions, road blockades, traffic signs, traffic lights, police instructions, cautious driving, etc. Always drive vigilantly according to road conditions and in accordance with traffic laws. It is strictly forbidden to send traffic updates (such as updates on road accidents and traffic congestion).
The information provided by the Service originates from municipalities and other services. Such information is intrinsically fluctuant and may be inaccurate or incomplete. HAAS Alert does not provide any warranties to such information's credibility or reliability.
The Service is intended for use by users who are of the legal age required to hold a driving license. In any case, accounts of users under the age of 13 years will be cancelled and deleted by HAAS Alert, upon receiving notice.
What is the service
The Service allows for drivers to be alerted when emergency vehicles and other roadway interrupters are blocking traffic or speeding nearby. The Service is provided mainly through the Software.
HAAS Alert Service. HAAS Alert hereby grants you an exclusive, time-limited, non-transferable, non-sub-licensable, revocable license to use the Service (including the Software) for non-commercial purposes, subject to these Terms.
Using the service
You may use the Service solely for private and personal purposes. You may not use the Service commercially. For example, you may not: (i) offer to third parties a service of your own that uses the Service; (ii) resell the Service; (iii) offer to rent or lease the Service; or (iv) offer the Service to the public via communication or integrate it within a service of your own, without the prior written consent of HAAS Alert. For clarity, the examples listed are made for illustrative purposes only; they do not constitute an exhaustive list of restricted activities involving the Service. You may not copy, print, save or otherwise use data from the Site or the Service's database. This clause does not limit the use of the database as intended by the Software and for the purposes of private and personal use of the Service. When using the Service or the Site you may not engage in scraping, data mining, harvesting, screen scraping, data aggregating, and indexing. Data will not be saved for historical purposes, any and all pricing data will not be shared out of your company, the data will not be made available to any other companies, people, systems or other, no derivative products may be created from the data set, data cannot be manipulated or modified in any way, data is not to be used for analytical or trend information. You agree that you will not use any robot, spider, scraper or other automated means to access the Site or the Services database for any purpose without the express prior written permission of HAAS Alert. The Software may not be used in any way that is not expressly permitted by these Terms.
There are certain types of conduct that are strictly prohibited on the Service. Please read the following restrictions carefully. Your failure to comply with the provisions set forth below may result (at HAAS Alert's sole discretion) in the termination of your access to the Service and may also expose you to civil and/or criminal liability. You may not, whether yourself or through any other means or person : (i) copy, modify, adapt, translate, reverse engineer, decompile, or disassemble any portion of the Content included in the Service and/or Site, or in any way or publicly display, perform, or distribute them; (ii) make any use of the Content on any other website or networked computer environment for any purpose, or replicate or copy the Content without HAAS Alert’s prior written consent; (iii) create a browser or border environment around the Content (e.g. no frames or inline linking); (iv) interfere with or violate any third party or other user's right to privacy or other rights, including copyrights and any other intellectual property rights of others, or harvest or collect personal information about visitors or users of the Service and/or Site without their express consent, including using any robot, spider, site search or retrieval application, or other manual or automatic device or process to retrieve, index, or data-mine; (v) defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten, or otherwise violate the legal rights of others, including other’s copyrights, and other intellectual property rights; (vi) transmit or otherwise make available in connection with the Service and/or Site any virus, worm, Trojan Horse, time bomb, web bug, spyware, or any other computer code, file, or program that may or is intended to damage or hijack the operation of any hardware, software, or telecommunications equipment, or any other actually or potentially harmful, disruptive, or invasive code or component; (vii) interfere with or disrupt the operation of the Service and/or Site, or the servers or networks that host the Service and/or Site or make the Service and/or Site available, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies, or regulations of such servers or networks; (viii) sell, license, or exploit for any commercial purposes any use of or access to the Content and/or the Service and/or Site; (ix) frame or mirror any part of the Service and/or Site without HAAS Alert’s prior express written authorization; (x) create a database by systematically downloading and storing all or any of the Content from the Service and/or Site; (xi) forward any data generated from the Service and/or Site without the prior written consent of HAAS Alert; (xii) transfer or assign your Service accounts' password, even temporarily, to a third party; (xiii) use the Service and/or Site for any illegal, immoral or unauthorized purpose; (xiv) use the Site, the Service, or the Content for non-personal or commercial purposes without HAAS Alert’s express prior written consent; or (xv) infringe or violate any of these Terms.
Termination of use of the service
You may terminate your use of the Service at any time and for whatever reason. You are not obligated to advise HAAS Alert of such termination. HAAS Alert retains the right to block your access to the Service and discontinue your use of the Service, at any time and for any reason HAAS Alert deems appropriate, at its sole and absolute discretion. ALWAYS DRIVE VIGILANTLY ACCORDING TO ROAD CONDITIONS AND IN ACCORDANCE WITH TRAFFIC LAWS.
Rights in content
When you submit Content to be published on the Service, you represent and warrant that you own all intellectual property rights in the Content; that you are permitted to publish the Content and to permit HAAS Alert to publish the Content and exploit all intellectual property rights in and to the Content. By submitting Content to HAAS Alert, you hereby grant HAAS Alert and the users of the Service an irrevocable, worldwide, perpetual, non-exclusive, royalty-free, sub-licenseable and transferable license to use, copy, distribute, prepare derivative works, display in public and publicly perform the Content. The license granted to HAAS Alert in and to the Content you submit is not limited to personal use, but also extends to any commercial use of Content, at HAAS Alert's sole and absolute discretion. However, other users may only use your Content for non-commercial purposes, unless HAAS Alert provides them with a prior written consent to use your Content for commercial purposes (for the purpose of which you authorize HAAS Alert to be your agent).
Examination of content
HAAS Alert may examine the Content before or after its publication, prevent publication of inappropriate or otherwise inadequate or erroneous Content, or remove such Content after its publication. HAAS Alert does not normally utilize its right to monitor Content and does so only in rare cases. HAAS Alert retains sole discretion in determining which Content will be published, the duration of its publication, its location, how and when it appears on the Service, its design and any other matter pertaining to the publication of Content within the Service. HAAS Alert does not guarantee that all Content will be published, in general or for any limited time. Content submitted by users for publication does not reflect the views of HAAS Alert. Publishing Content does not warrant its validity, reliability, accuracy, legality or it being up-to-date.
All intellectual property rights in and to the Site, the Service and its database, including copyrights, trademarks, industrial designs, patents and trade secrets – are either the exclusive property of HAAS Alert or its affiliates or are exclusively licensed to HAAS Alert. The Service is protected, among others, by the United States Copyright Act, 1976 as well as by applicable copyright provisions prescribed by any other law, in Israel and elsewhere. "HAAS Alert", the HAAS Alert logo, and other trade and/or service marks are the property of HAAS Alert or its affiliates and you may not use such logos or marks for any purpose that is not expressly authorized in these Terms without the prior written consent of HAAS Alert. The design, trade dress, and the look and feel of the maps of the Site and the Service are protected works under applicable copyright laws and HAAS Alert and its affiliates retain all intellectual property rights in them. The Software license granted to you in these Terms does not extend to or include a license to use the maps displayed on the Software or any mark, indicator, logo or notation embedded in the maps that are displayed on the Software. You may not copy or print more than one copy of any data or material appearing on the Site. HAAS Alert may protect the Service by technological means intended to prevent unauthorized use of the Service. You undertake not to circumvent these means. Without derogating from HAAS Alert's rights under these Terms or under any applicable law, you are advised that any attempted or actual infringement of this provision will result in the termination of all your rights under these Terms. If you circumvent any of the means taken by HAAS Alert to protect the Service from unauthorized use, you must immediately cease any and all use of the Service, and you undertake to do so.
If you use the Service on an Apple device, then you agree and acknowledge that: Apple, Inc. bears no duties or obligations to you under the Terms, including, but not limited to, any obligation to furnish you with Service maintenance and support; You will have no claims, and you waive any and all rights and causes of action against Apple with respect to the Service or the Terms, including, but not limited to claims related to maintenance and support, intellectual property infringement, liability, consumer protection, or regulatory or legal conformance; Apple and Apple’s subsidiaries are third party beneficiaries of the Terms. Upon your acceptance of the Terms, Apple will have the right (and will be deemed to have accepted the right) to enforce these Terms against you as a third-party beneficiary thereof. Export Control You represent and warrant that: (i) you are not located in a country that is subject to a U.S. Government embargo, or that has been designated by the U.S. Government as a terrorist supporting country; and (ii) you are not listed on any U.S. Government list of prohibited or restricted parties. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY AND WARRANTY HAAS ALERT PROVIDES THE SERVICE AND CONTENT INCLUDED THEREIN FOR USE ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. THEY CANNOT BE CUSTOMIZED TO FULFILL THE NEEDS OF EACH AND EVERY USER. WE HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND REPRESENTATIONS, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, WITH RESPECT TO THE SERVICE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, FEATURES, QUALITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT, TITLE, COMPATIBILITY, PERFORMANCE, SECURITY OR ACCURACY. Additionally, and without derogating from the above clause, HAAS Alert disclaims any warranties relating to the accuracy of the maps, Content, alert sent and or receive messages displayed in or by the Service. You agree and acknowledge that you assume full, exclusive and sole responsibility for the use of and reliance on the Service, and you further agree and acknowledge that your use of or reliance on the Service is made entirely at your own risk. You further acknowledge that it is your responsibility to comply with all applicable laws (including traffic laws) while using the Service. THE INFORMATION PROVIDED BY THE SERVICE IS NOT INTENDED TO REPLACE THE INFORMATION PRESENTED ON THE ROAD OR FROM EMERGENCY VEHICLES IN YOUR AREA. IN THE EVENT THAT THE INFORMATION PRESENTED ON HAAS ALERT (TRAFFIC LIGHTS, TRAFFIC SIGNS, POLICE PERSON, ETC.) INSTRUCTS DIFFERENTLY THAN THE SERVICE, YOU MUST NOT RELY ON THE SERVICE. HAAS Alert exerts efforts to provide you with a high quality and satisfactory service. However, we do not warrant that the Service will operate in an uninterrupted or error-free manner, or that it will always be available or free from all harmful components, or that it is safe, secured from unauthorized access to HAAS Alert's computers, immune from damages, free of malfunctions, bugs or failures, including, but not limited to hardware failures, Software failures and Software communication failures, originating either in HAAS Alert or any of its providers. HAAS ALERT, INCLUDING ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, SHAREHOLDERS, EMPLOYEES, SUB-CONTRACTORS AND AGENTS WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGE, OR ANY OTHER DAMAGE, AND LOSS (INCLUDING LOSS OF PROFIT AND LOSS OF DATA), COSTS, EXPENSES AND PAYMENTS, EITHER IN TORT, CONTRACTUAL, OR IN ANY OTHER FORM OF LIABILITY, ARISING FROM, OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICE, OR FROM ANY FAILURE, ERROR, OR BREAKDOWN IN THE FUNCTION OF THE SERVICE, OR FROM ANY FAULT, OR ERROR MADE BY OUR STAFF OR ANYONE ACTING ON ITS BEHALF, OR FROM YOUR RELIANCE ON THE CONTENT OF THE SERVICE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, CONTENT ORIGINATING FROM THIRD PARTIES, OR FROM ANY COMMUNICATION WITH THE SERVICE, OR WITH OTHER USERS ON OR THROUGH THE SERVICE, OR FROM ANY DENIAL OR CANCELLATION OF YOUR USER ACCOUNT, OR FROM RETENTION, DELETION, DISCLOSURE AND ANY OTHER USE OR LOSS OF YOUR CONTENT ON THE SERVICE. IN ANY EVENT, YOUR SOLE REMEDY WILL BE LIMITED TO CORRECTING SUCH ERRORS, OR MALFUNCTIONS, AND IN LIGHT OF THE RELEVANT CIRCUMSTANCES.
Breach and indemnity
Without derogating from any applicable law, you agree to indemnify and hold harmless HAAS Alert and its employees, officers, directors and agents from and against all claims, damages, expenses, losses and liabilities that arise as a result of your violation of these Terms. In view of the fact that the Service is provided to you free-of-charge, this indemnity is intended to cover all expenses, payments, loss, loss of profits or any other damage, direct or indirect, monetary or non-monetary, incurred by HAAS Alert, its employees, officers, directors or agents as a result of your violation of the Terms, including but not limited to legal expenses and attorney fees.
Modifications to the service and software
HAAS Alert may, either partially or in its entirety and without being obligated to provide prior notice – modify, adapt or change the Software, the Service's features, the user interface and design, the extent and availability of the contents in the Service and any other aspect related to the Service. You will have no claim, complaint or demand against HAAS Alert for applying such changes or for failures incidental to such changes.
Termination of service
HAAS Alert may, at any time, terminate the provision of the Service in its entirety or any part thereof, temporarily or permanently, at its sole discretion.
Modifications of these terms
HAAS Alert may modify these Terms from time to time. If fundamental changes are introduced, a notice will be posted in the updated version of the Software as well as on the Service's home page on the Site. Your continued use of the Service after the Terms have been modified signifies your assent to the updated Terms. If you dissent to the updated Terms or to any term within them, you must discontinue all further use of the Software.
Governing law and jurisdiction
These Terms, the Software and the Service will be governed solely by the laws of the United States, without giving effect to any conflicts of law principles. Any dispute, claim or controversy arising out of, connected with or relating to these Terms, the Software and the Service, will be under the exclusive jurisdiction of the competent court in the Delaware. LIMITATIONS Should you desire to file any cause of action against HAAS Alert, arising out of or related to the HAAS Alert Software or Service, you must do so within one (1) year of the day you become aware of the cause of action. Failure to file a lawsuit within the aforementioned timeframe will bring about the permanent barring of the cause of action, and will constitute your complete and final waiving of the lawsuit.
Assignment of rights
You may not assign or transfer your rights in and to the Service, without the prior written consent of HAAS Alert. HAAS Alert may assign its rights in and to the Service to a third party at its sole and absolute discretion, provided that the third party undertakes HAAS Alert's obligations to you under these Terms.
The information that HAAS Alert collects from users;
How that information is used by HAAS Alert; and
When using the Application, your approximate location and other information will be available to internals of HAAS Alert. Uses of information HAAS Alert may use information collected from or provided by you for the following purposes:
To provide you with the Services. For example, HAAS Alert may use your location and route information to better alert a wider range of drivers through working with 3rd parties.
To improve the experience of other users. For example, HAAS Alert may use your route information to improve the accuracy of its mapping and navigation data;
To provide you with support and handle requests and complaints;
To send you updates, notices, announcements, and additional information related to the Services;
To create aggregated and/or anonymous data (where such data does not enable the identification of a specific user). See how HAAS Alert uses aggregated information, below;
To conduct surveys and questionnaires;
To share your submissions with other users of the Services and to facilitate communication between you, HAAS Alert and other users;
To contact you when HAAS Alert believes it to be necessary;
To comply with any applicable law and assist law enforcement agencies under any applicable law, when HAAS Alert has a good faith belief that HAAS Alert’s cooperation with the law enforcement agencies is legally mandated or meets the applicable legal standards and procedures;
To prevent fraud, misappropriation, infringements, identity theft and other illegal activities and misuse of the Services;
To handle breakdowns and malfunctions;
To take any action in any case of dispute, or legal proceeding of any kind between you and the Service, or between you and other users or third parties with respect to, or in relation with the Service;
If HAAS Alert is required, or reasonably believes that it is required by law to share or disclose your information;
In any case of dispute, or legal proceeding of any kind between you and HAAS Alert, or between you and other users with respect to, or in relation with the Services;
In any case where HAAS Alert reasonably believes that sharing information is necessary to prevent imminent physical damage or damage to property;
For facilitating the Service and to store your data on servers located in the U.S.A and the European Union.