The application, application features and your responsibilities
The application is a software tool developed and owned by the company to help identify keywords pre-set at registration time (for frequency and severity) of instances of bullying, including cyberbullying, harassment and other harmful or inappropriate messaging sent to your child’s phone. It is then at your own discretion to act on the information you received.
A visitor to this app obtains a non-exclusive, personal, limited licence to view and use this app for lawful purposes.
The company does not offer any assurance this application is properly displayed, or displayed without errors, on a browser being used by a visitor.
The company does not offer any assurance that this application does not contain any virus or other malware that might infect a visitor’s computer or data.
Information presented on this application (such as text, pictures, graphics, audio, video) may be copyright or contain other intellectual property rights of the company or third parties, even if not identified as such. All such intellectual property rights are reserved to their owner. Except with the companies’ prior written consent, none of that information may be reproduced or modified.
Third party material
If this website displays any third party content (such as comments by other users, advertisements by providers of goods or services on offer), the company does not warrant the accuracy or completeness of the content, or that such content is current.
Links to websites
If this application has any link to a third party website, a visitor to this application who operates the link does so at their own risk. The company does not offer any assurance the link is operable or current. A link to a third party website does not imply that the company is affiliated with the linked website, nor is it an endorsement about any of the owner, its goods or services, or any information appearing on the linked website.
Uploading of material
A visitor has no right to upload any data or other material to this app (except as prompted when placing a purchase order or if sending an email to the company via the application). Nor has a visitor any right to change any layout or content on this application, nor to link this application to any website. If this application invites visitor comments, the visitor must not post on the application any information that violates the rights of others or that is unlawful, threatening, invasive of privacy, obscene, harassing or otherwise objectionable.
Registration on this application
A visitor to this application is generally free to visit and download but will require to provide information about themselves before using the application. This application will require a visitor to first register their pertinent details with the company via the application. In such cases, a visitor wanting access to that functionality must duly populate and submit those details as prompted by the application.
Where a trial period is offered, a visitor will be required to register in order to access to certain functions of the application, provide an email, choose, a password and a user name, each of which must be kept confidential. At the time of registration, a person’s payment details will be collected but not processed until the trail period has ended. NOTE: The account must be manually cancelled before the expiry date or the payment will be debited from the details provided. Accounts can be deleted or turned off at any time via the settings menu.
The person issued with them is responsible for all activity on or via the application that occurs under their use. Any unauthorised use of either of them must be reported promptly to the company. The company may refuse service or terminate registered accounts as it thinks fit.
A parent can register to the service via the Bully Hound website using an internet connection and browser.
The child will need to download the application to their phone from the Android Play Store, and then provide the following registration info: Childs name, phone number, gender, and age group.
The child will also need to make sure that notifications are turned on.
Bully Hound makes this step very clear and that without notifications being turned on, the application will not be able to listen and monitor any activity
Bully Hound will not be held liable if the child:
- does not turn on notifications;
- if the child’s connection fails;
- deletes the application from their phone
- if the child has put in data incorrectly; or turns off notifications, or
- fails to update the software.
Using Bully Hound will NOT prevent bullying, but will help aid parents with information of bullying keywords that may have been sent to your child’s phone. Bully Hound captures keywords sent to your child’s device, we shall alert parents in a timely manner (from inputs on registrations made by parents), and it is up to the parent or guardian to decide to act on the information Bully Hound has sent. Bully Hound does not take responsibility on the actions taken or not taken by parents or guardians on the information provided to them.
Any content on this application (including these terms) may change without prior notice. Each time a visitor visits this app, he or she should refresh their browser so that the current application is displayed. In any event, from time to time a visitor should revisit these terms to find any changes to these terms.
The terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of New South Wales. The Courts of that State have exclusive jurisdiction in regards to any dispute in connection with these terms.
Your use of the content and application is at your own risk. To the extent permitted by law, the content and application are provided "as is" and without warranties of any kind, either expressed or implied. To the extent permitted by law, the company disclaims all warranties, including any implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title or non-infringement.
The company does not warrant that:
your use of the application will meet your requirements;
your use of the application will be uninterrupted, timely, secure or free from error; or
defects in the operation or functionality of the application will be corrected.
Any material downloaded or otherwise obtained through the use of the application is downloaded or obtained at your own discretion and risk, and you will be solely responsible for any damage to your device or loss of data that results from downloading or obtaining any such material.
Further, the company does not warrant that your use of the application will prevent or end all bullying conduct or any particular incident of bullying. The application only provides a technical tool to report on specific words that may have been sent to your child’s phone.
You acknowledge and agree that the application provides a technical tool to report inappropriate conduct. Neither the company nor the application provides any advice or makes any warranties in relation to the legal consequences or your use of the application (including whether your use of the application could adversely affect any protections conferred by law upon persons who report certain forms of bullying). You should seek your own legal advice in relation to these matters.
Limitation of liability of the company and its licensors
Except to the extent required by any applicable law, in no event will the company, the organization or their respective directors, officers, employees, agents, contractors or third party vendors, be liable for any damages of any kind, under any legal theory, arising out of or in connection with your use of, or inability to use, the application or the content, including, without limitation, for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or punitive damages, including, but not limited to, any such damages for personal injury, pain and suffering, emotional distress, death, lost profits, loss of goodwill or business reputation, loss of data suffered, cost of procurement of substitute of goods or services, or other intangible loss or damages resulting from delay, interruption in service, viruses, deletion of files or electronic communications, or errors, omissions or other inaccuracies in the application, the content or related services, sustained by any person or entity, whether or not there is negligence by the company and whether or not the company has been advised of the possibility of any such damages.
In no event will the collective liability of the company, the organization or their respective directors, officers, employees, agents, contractors or third party vendors (regardless of the form of action, whether in contract, tort or otherwise) exceed the greater of $100.00 or the amount you have paid to the respective party for the application for 12 months subscription.