HueMate - Terms and Conditions
This is a demo application, offered to you free of charge by Grindrop Limited (www.grindrop.com), incorporated under the Companies Act 2006, with a company number 8900926 based in London UK and the situation of its registered office is in England and Wales.
The application is designed to work with the Philips Hue products and run on Android 4.1 and higher and iOS 7.1 operating systems. HueMate will work with your Philips hue lights and make them smarter. HueMate aims at bringing high intelligence into your home lights and offering advanced personalized control. HueMate not only senses your presence, it also senses the overall home environment and ensures that it always matches your needs. HueMate instantly detects all changes in your space and proactively adjusts your lights before you even feel the need to do so. If your space luminance is changing for any reason (a cloud is over your location or your curtains have been drawn), HueMate will instantly dim your lights accordingly so as to always retain the preferred luminance levels.
HueMate securely manages information related to your home light activites, analyzed and exclusively used for offering you an advanced personalized home experience, according to the terms specified in the HueMate Privacy notice.
2. Modification of Terms
Grindrop reserves the right to discontinue or make changes or updates with respect to the application and Services at any time without notice. Grindrop reserves the right to restrict, refuse or terminate access of any person to Services or any part thereof effective immediately without notice at any time and for any reason whatsoever at its sole discretion. Grindrop has the sole right to shut down the Application and Services or any part thereof for any reason at any time without notice or consent. Grindrop will have no responsibility or liability for failure to store or delete any Content and/or User Content Light- Collector submitted to the Application.
Please note that you can only use the HueMate Application and services only from within your home personal network.
In order for HueMate to offer highly advance personalized services, it collects and analyzes information concerning your light preferences. This information is, encrypted, securely managed and analyzed strictly for your own personal purposes. The application is making use and analyzing information collected from the sensors on-board of your mobile device (accelerometer, gyroscope, luminance sensor on Android mobile devices, camera sensor on iOS mobile devices) along with information collected from your Philips Hue Bridge and lights.
None of this information is used for any other purpose other than offering highly personalized light control services within your own home environment. No other party gains access to this information at any point. Information concerning your preferences is securely managed by the HueMate Cloud Services. More specifically, this information includes the following:
internal IP address,
serial number of your Philips Hue bridge,
Philips Hue bridge Location,
control action Events concerning light brightness and color selections,
Your personal usage data is anonymized, encrypted and securely stored only temporarily for the purpose of analysis and extraction of your personal light preference profile and then subsequently discarded. At any time you decide to delete your HueMate profiles or un-install your HueMate Application, your data will no longer be available. You may also make requests or complaints regarding your personal data or request the permanent deletion of your profile data, at any time through our website (www.grindrop.com).
ALL CONTENT AND USER CONTENT (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, TEXT, IMAGES, GRAPHICS, LINKS, AND OTHER MATERIALS) ON THE APP AND PRODUCT SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE". GINRDROP AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, PARTNERS, AND LICENSORS HEREBY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ANY REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, OR AS TO THE OPERATION OF THE APP AND SERVICES, THE CONTENT OR USER CONTENT.
Neither Grindrop nor its subsidiaries, affiliates, partners and licensors warrants or makes any representations that (i) the Application and Services will meet your requirements, (ii) the Application and Services will be uninterrupted, timely, or error free, or (iii) the results that may be obtained from the use of the application and Services will be correct, complete, accurate, reliable, or otherwise meet your requirements.
Grindrop and its subsidiaries, affiliates, partners and licensors and shall have no liability for interruptions or omissions in Internet, network or hosting services.
5. Access to Services & Rights
Grindrop grants you the right to use the Application and Services solely for monitoring and controlling your Philips Hue Product installed in your own property and on your own smart device. You are solely responsible for restricting access to your computer(s) or smart device(s) that can monitor and control the Product in your own property.
You acknowledge and agree that HueMate Application and Services contain proprietary and confidential information that is protected by applicable intellectual property and other laws and treaties.
To improve the performance of the Application and Services, Grindrop may develop patches, bug fixes, updates, upgrades and other modifications “Updates”. You acknowledge and agree that Gridnrop may update the Application and Services without requiring any additional consent or action from you, and you give full consent to Grindrop to perform these updates. If you do not want such Updates, your sole remedy is to cease using the Services altogether.
6. Limitation of Liability
IN NO EVENT SHALL GRINDROP OR ANY OF ITS SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, PARTNERS AND LICENSORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL OR INCIDENTAL OR OTHER DAMAGES RESULTING FROM, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE ACCESS, USE OF, OR INABILITY TO ACCESS OR USE THE APPLICATIONS AND SERVICES, THE CONTENT OR THE USER CONTENT.
7. Intellectual property rights
Copyright and all other proprietary rights in Content provided by Grindrop, its affiliates, subsidiaries and/or partners in the Application Software and Services all belong to Grindrop Limited and / or its partners.
8. Dispute Resolution