=Welcome to Waze!=
Waze's copyright policy ("Copyright Policy")
all of which are an integral part of these Terms.
Some features of the Service utilize GPS and Wi-Fi technology in order to determine your position. These features cannot be provided without utilizing this technology..
==The Internet connection is under your responsibility and at your expense.==
The Service is intended for use by users who are at the legal age permitting to hold a driving license. In any case, accounts of users under the age of 13 years will be cancelled and deleted by Waze.
=WHAT IS THE SERVICE=
Waze Service. Waze hereby grants you a free of charge, non-exclusive, time-limited, non-transferrable, non-sub-licensable, revocable license to use the Service(including the Software) for non-commercial purposes, subject to these Terms
. The free version of the Software. In respect to the cellular telephones using the free-software version of the Software, the Software is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version. This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.
=USING THE SERVICE=
There are certain conducts which are strictly prohibited on the Service. Please read the following restrictions carefully. Your failure to comply with the provisions set forth below may result herein (at Waze'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 by yourself or anyone on your behalf: (i) copy, modify, adapt, translate, reverse engineer, decompile, or disassemble any portion of the Content at the Service and/or Site, 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 Waze prior written consent; (iii) create a browser or border environment around the Content (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 personally identifiable 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 others' 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 Waze 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 Waze; (xii) transfer or assign your 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, the Content and/or for non-personal or commercial purposes without Waze express prior written consent; or (xv) infringe or violate any of the Terms.
=REGISTERING TO THE SERVICE=
Use of the Service and use of some parts of the Waze's website (the "Site") require registration.
Additionally, when registering to the Site, you will be asked to provide a username and password intended to identify you whenever you access "My Control Panel" on the Site. Waze retains the right to require additional or other methods of identification.
You must keep your account username and password secure in order to prevent their abusive exploitation. Be certain to change your password as frequently as possible and in any case at least once in six months.
=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 Waze of such termination. If you wish to remove personally identifying details from Waze's servers, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org .
Waze retains the right to block your access to the Service and discontinue your use of the Service, at any time and for any reason Waze deems appropriate, at its sole and absolute discretion. Additionally, We retain the right to share your personal information or information that pertains to you, with appropriate third parties, in the following circumstances:
If during registration you have intentionally provided wrongful or erroneous information;
If the sharing of information is required to satisfy an order or decree prescribed by a judicial or administrative authority;
If the sharing of information is required for the purpose of detecting, preventing or otherwise addressing technical issues, security breaches, or instances of suspected wrongdoings of fraudulent nature.
To the extent possible, We will advise you of your account termination.
When you submit Content to be published by the Service, you must make sure it is lawful. Among others, and for illustrational purposes only, you may not submit -any Content -
Waze may decline to publish, or immediately delete any Content you submitted, if you have violated these Terms or if you engaged in a commission or omission that is harmful or may be harmful to the Service, its users, Waze or any of its agents or affiliates. In such cases, Waze may also prevent you from posting additional Content on the Service. The provisions of this clause are additional to any rights afforded to Waze by any law.
=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 Waze to publish the Content and exploit all intellectual property rights in and to the Submissions. Waze receives no ownership rights in and to the Content of your Submissions. However, by submitting User Submissions to Waze, you hereby grant Waze and the users of the Service an irrevocable, worldwide, perpetual, non-exclusive, royalty-free, sublicenseable and transferable license to use, copy, distribute, prepare derivative works, display in public and publicly perform the Content. The license granted to Waze in and to your Submissions is not limited to personal uses, but also extends to any commercial use, at Waze's sole and absolute discretion. Other users may only use your Content for non-commercial purposes, unless otherwise permitted in advance in writing by Waze (for the purpose of which you authorize Waze to be your agent).
=EXAMINATION OF CONTENT=
Waze may protect the Service by technological means intended to prevent unauthorized use of the Service. You undertake not to circumvent these means. Without derogating Waze's rights under these Terms or under any applicable law, infringement of the rights in and to the Service will, in and on itself, result in the termination of all your rights under these Terms. In such an event, you must immediately cease any and all uses of the Service, and within your obligations to Waze, you undertake to do so.
If you use the Service through 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.
You represent and warrant that: (i) your 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=
Additionally and without derogating from the above clause, Waze disclaims any warranty for the accuracy of the maps, road conditions, driving directions or navigation routes presented in or by the Service. For instance, traffic may be congested in roads depicted by the Service as uncongested; existing roads may be missing from the map. Such errors and omissions are inherent to any community-based service that operates on users' posts and on the information provided by them.
You agree and acknowledge that you assume full, exclusive and sole responsibility for the use of the Service and that the use of the Service is entirely at your own risk. You acknowledge that you must observe all traffic laws while using the Service.
THE INFORMATION PROVIDED BY THE SERVICE IS NOT INTENDED TO REPLACE THE INFORMATION PRESENTED ON THE ROAD. IN THE EVENT THAT THE INFORMATION PRESENTED ON THE ROAD (TRAFFIC LIGHTS, TRAFFIC SIGNS, POLICEPERSON, ETC.) INSTRUCTS DIFFERENTLY THAN THE SERVICE, YOU MUST NOT RELY ON THE SERVICE.
=MODIFICATIONS TO THE SERVICE AND SOFTWARE=
Waze 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 Waze for applying such changes or for failures incidental to such changes.
Waze 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=
Waze 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=
Should you desire to file any cause of action against Waze, arising out of or related to the Waze 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 Waze. Waze 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 Waze's obligations to you under these Terms.
=NO LEGAL RELATIONSHIP=
You may contact us concerning any question about the Service, through the channels listed on the "About" menu in the Software or through the "Contact Us" page on the Site (web address: www.waze.com/support). We will make our best efforts to address your inquiry promptly.
Last modified: July 1, 2012