Terms of Service

§1 Validity of Terms of Service

Linguician GmbH, further on referred as Linguician, provides an online platform that enables you to interact with lyrics while listening to music. You may use our platform in order to improve your foreign language skills and to get familiar with the pronunciation of a foreign language. Full usage of our platform is subject to registration.
  1. Linguician offers the content provided on the website www.linguician.com and any other websites through which Linguician makes the Services available (collectively, the "Website") based on this Terms of Service. Therefore it is important you read our Terms carefully before using our Service.
  2. By using the Services provided by Linguician, a brand of Linguician GmbH registered in A-6522 Prutz, Gatscherweg 2, you agree to comply with and be legally bound by the Terms and conditions of these Terms of Service, whether or not you become a registered user of the platform. You agree that Linguician GmbH will treat your use of the Service as acceptance of the Terms of Service from that point onwards.
  3. The content displayed on Linguician makes use of the Services of YouTube LLC and LyricFind Inc. By using the Services provided by Linguician GmbH, you are accepting the Terms of Use of YouTube and LyricFind. The Terms of Service of YouTube can be found here. The Terms of Service of LyricFind can be found here.
  4. Your use of the Linguician GmbH Website is subject to the Terms of a legal agreement between you and Linguician GmbH. The legal agreement consists of the Terms of Service specified here and our Privacy Policy.

§2 Amendments to Terms of Service

  1. Linguician GmbH reserves the right to modify the Website or Services or to modify these Terms of Service at any time and without prior notice. If we modify these Terms, we will either post the modification on the Website or otherwise provide you with notice of the modification. By continuing to access or use the Website or Services after we have posted a modification you are indicating that you agree to be bound by the modified Terms. If you don’t agree to them, you should delete your account and stop using the Website, otherwise your use of the Website and content will be subject to the new Terms.

§3 Copyright Policy

  1. All lyrics displayed on the Website are licensed from LyricFind Inc. LyricFind has licensed the lyrics from the major music publishers who are holding the rights of the lyrics. With the use of the Website you understand and agree that use of the lyrics outside of the Linguician GmbH Website without properly licensing them for your usage is illegal.
  2. Usage of Lyrics is limited to your personal, noncommercial use in accordance with the terms of this Agreement. You may not reproduce (other than as authorized for your own personal usage), publish, transmit, distribute, publicly display, rent or lend, modify, create derivative works from, sell or participate in the sale of or exploit in any way, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, any of the Lyrics so provided. You agree that you are not granted any so-called "karaoke" or "sing-along" rights to Lyrics and you shall not seek to or remove any vocal track from a sound recording that shall be associated with a Lyric provided to you. You agree not to assign, transfer or transmit any Lyrics to any third party. You agree that you shall not seek to or do anything that will defeat, evade or circumvent any efforts that may be made to protect the Lyrics from any unauthorized usage.

§4 Content and Services

  1. You may not copy or adapt any code or visual elements from our Website without prior permission from Linguician. You may not try to access non-public areas of our Services, our computer systems, or the systems of our technical providers. You may not interfere or disrupt the access of any user, host, or network, including sending a virus, overloading, flooding, spamming, mail-bombing the Services, or by scripting the creation of content or accounts.
  2. Usage of our Service is at your own risk and without any warranties by Linguician.
  3. Linguician provides no warranty that the Services of our platform will be available permanently without any interruptions.
  4. Linguician provides no warranty that the use of the Service will meet your requirements and expectations.
  5. No conditions in respect to satisfactory quality, fitness for purpose or conformance with description apply to the Service except to the extent that they are expressly set out in the Terms.

§5 Registration

  1. In order to get full access to the Services provided on our platform it is required to register. It is your responsibility to keep your user login and password confidential.
  2. In case of registration you agree that Linguician collects, stores and processes data regarding your usage and learning progress in order to improve your experience on the platform. Your data may also be used in order to improve the experience of other users. Linguician may make the data collected available to eligible third parties. This is subject to our privacy policy.
  3. Your Linguician account and profile page will be created for your use of the Website and application based upon the personal information you provide to us or that we obtain via your inputs into our system.
  4. You are free to edit personal data and preferences at any time.

§6 Rules and Policies

  1. By using the Services, you agree to let Linguician collect and use information as detailed in our Privacy Policy.
  2. You acknowledge and agree that Linguician is not responsible or liable for the content of videos or lyrics displayed. Integration of such content into our Service does not imply any endorsement by Linguician. You acknowledge sole responsibility for and assume all risk arising from your use of any third party resources made available through our platform.
  3. As a user of the Website, you must not automatically or falsely increase the number of views, page impression or clicks associated with your usage of the Website.

§7 Concluding Terms

  1. The Terms of Service provided by Linguician are governed under Austrian law. Any suit arising from our Terms must take place in a court located in Innsbruck. This is the case also when the usage of the Service occurs outside of Austria.
  2. In case that any provision of the Terms of Service is invalid, the remaining provisions remain valid.

Effective as of October 18, 2016