Weight Watchers Application Agreement

 

This Agreement (this “Agreement”) is a legal agreement between you and WeightWatchers.co.uk Limited, on behalf of itself and its Affiliates (collectively, “Weight Watchers”, “we,” “us” or “our”).  This Agreement governs your use of the Weight Watchers software application (the “Application”) you have chosen to download for use on your supported mobile device (“Handheld”).  By accepting this Agreement and/or using the Application, you agree to be bound by this Agreement. For purposes of this Agreement, "Affiliates" shall mean any entity or person, directly or indirectly, owning a controlling interest in, owned by, or under common ownership control with WeightWatchers.co.uk, including, without limitation, Weight Watchers International, Inc. ("Weight Watchers International"), Weight Watchers (UK) Limited, WeightWatchers.com, Inc. ("WeightWatchers.com") and their respective subsidiaries and affiliates.

If you subscribe to a fee-based product (such as Weight Watchers Online or Weight Watchers eSource) or to Monthly Pass (collectively “Subscription Offerings”), this Agreement supplements  the relevant Subscription Agreement governing your subscription, located at http://www.weightwatchers.co.uk/legal/gensubagreement.aspx (the “Subscription Agreement”), and all such terms and conditions shall continue to apply unless expressly stated below.  The provisions of your Subscription Agreement applicable to the relevant Subscription Offering, shall apply to the Application, regardless of whether or not you pay an additional fee for your subscription to access the Application.  We may, in our sole discretion, change, modify, add or remove provisions of this Application Agreement at any time. By using the Application after we post any changes to this Agreement or otherwise notify you of such changes, you agree to accept those changes, whether or not you have reviewed them. If you do not agree to this Agreement, you should not use our Application.

We are committed to protecting your privacy and security. For more information, you should review our Privacy Policy located at http://www.weightwatchers.co.uk/legal/privacy.aspx, which is incorporated into this Agreement by this reference.

1. Product Licence

A. The Application is provided to you under licence.  Your use of the Application, and any dietary or other information or data downloaded by or in connection with the Application (the “Data”), is subject to and limited by the license terms set forth below.

B.  We grant you a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable licence to use the Application and Data subject to the terms and conditions set forth in this Agreement.  You may: (a) use the Application and Data for personal, non-commercial purposes only; (b) view the Data solely in connection with the Handheld Application on the screen of such Handheld; and (c) make one copy of the Application and Data for back-up, archival purposes, provided such copy contains all of the original proprietary notices provided with or otherwise relating to such Application and Data.

This Agreement will also govern any software upgrades provided by Weight Watchers that replace and/or supplement the original Application, unless such upgrades are accompanied by a separate licence, in which case the terms of that licence will govern. The manufacturer of your Handheld, the provider of system software for your Handheld and/or your wireless carrier have no obligation to provide you with any support services for the Application.

C.  You may not use, or permit others to use, the Application or Data except under the terms expressly listed above. Without limiting the previous sentence, you shall not, and shall not permit anyone else to: (a) use the Application on any Handheld that you do not own or control; (b) use the Application or Data for service bureau, time-sharing or other similar purposes; (c) modify, translate, reverse engineer, decompile, attempt to derive the source code of, disassemble (except to the extent that this restriction is expressly prohibited by law), modify or create derivative works based upon the Application or Data; (d) copy the Application or Data (except as permitted above), any updates or any part thereof; (e) rent, lease, sell, offer to sell, distribute, or otherwise transfer rights to the Application or Data; (f) develop, sell or distribute applications that integrate with the Application or otherwise make use of the Data; (g) remove any proprietary notices or labels on or relating to the Application or Data; or (h) use the Application or Data in any manner that could impair any website that we may own or operate currently or in the future, including but not limited to the Weight Watchers website located at www.weightwatchers.co.uk (the “Website”) or in any way or interfere with any party’s use and enjoyment of the Website.

D. You acknowledge that you must be a current subscriber to certain of our Subscription Offerings in order to access the subscriber-only features of the Application.

E.  All right, title and interest in and to the Application and Data (including without limitation all intellectual property rights) shall remain in us and/or our suppliers and licensors.  Without limiting the foregoing, the Application and Data are protected by copyright law of England and Wales and international copyright treaties, as well as other proprietary rights.

F. To use or access the Application, you represent that you are a resident of the United Kingdom (excluding Channel Islands) and have  a valid United Kingdom mailing address that is not within the dependencies of the Channel Islands.

2.  Termination

You acknowledge that we have the right to restrict access to, terminate and/or otherwise modify the Application for any reason, including but not limited to a breach of any provision of the relevant Subscription Agreement, the terms and conditions application to the use of our Website or this Application Agreement. If you are a subscriber to a Subscription Offering, your licence to access the subscriber-only features of the Application will terminate automatically upon termination of the Subscription Agreement or cancellation of your subscription to the relevant Subscription Offering. On termination, you must destroy all copies of the Application and Data.

3.  Additional Disclaimers of Warranties

Please note the following important disclaimers of warranties:

The application and data are provided "as is" and without warranties or guarantees of any kind, either express or implied. We, each of our affiliates, any of our or their respective licensors, licensees, service providers or suppliers, including without limitation, the manufacturer of your handheld, the provider of system software for your handheld, and/or your wireless carrier, and each of their respective affiliates and suppliers  (“distributors”) disclaim all warranties, express or implied, including but not limited to warranties of title or implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title, compatability, security, accuracy or non-infringement.

None of the distributors warrant that the application or data will be uninterrupted or error-free or that defects will be corrected.

Your download and use of the application and data is at your sole risk and you will be solely responsible for any damage to your computer system or handheld or loss of data that results from such use.

None of the distributors warrant or make any representations regarding the use or the results of the use of the application or data in terms of their correctness, accuracy, reliability, or otherwise.

4.  Additional Limitation of Liability
 
You expressly understand and agree that none of the distributors shall be liable for, and you agree not to seek to recover from them, any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential, exemplary or punitive damages, or any other damages whatsoever, including but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data or other intangible losses (even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages and even if repair, replcament or a refund for the application doe not fully compensate you for any losses), arising out of, or resulting from, (a) anything related to the application, including but not limited to the sale or distribution thereof, services made available through the application, or content (including code) on third party internet sites, (b) claims for breach of contract, breach of warranty, guarantee or condition, strict liability, negligence, or other tort to the extent permitted by applicable law, (c) the use or performance, or the inability to use or non performance of the application or data; or (d) the cost of procurement of substitute goods and services resulting from use of the application or data, or any defect therein. In no event shall our total liability to you for all damages, losses, and causes of action in connection with the application (whether in contract, tort (including, but not limited to, negligence), or otherwise) exceed the amount paid by you, if any, for the application.  If you are dissatisfied with any portion of the application or data, or with any provision of this agreement, your sole and exclusive remedy is the discontinuation of your use of the application. 

5.  Export and Other Laws

You may not use the Application or Data in contraven­tion of any federal, state or other applicable laws. Without limiting the foregoing, the Application and Data may be subject to United States and other export control laws, and you agree to comply strictly with all such laws which are now or hereafter in effect.  In particular, but without limitation, you may not export or re-export the Application: (a) into any United States embargoed countries or (b) to anyone on the United States Treasury Department’s list of Specially Designated Nationals or the United Sates Department of Commerce Denied Person’s List or Entity List. By using the Application, you represent and warrant that you are not located in any such country or on any such list. You also agree that you will not use these products for any purposes prohibited by United States or other applicable law, including, without limitation, the development, design, manufacture or production of missiles, nuclear or chemical or biological weapons.

6. Open Source Usage

This Application contains certain open source components (the “ZXing Components”) which are licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the “Apache License”). For the ZXing Components of the code used within the Application the following notices apply:

Copyright 2011 ZXing authors

You may not use the ZXing Components, except in compliance with the Apache License. You may obtain a copy of the Apache License at http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0. Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing, software distributed under the Apache License is distributed on an “AS IS” BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied. See the Apache License  for  the  specific  language  governing permissions and limitations under the Apache License.

7. Third Party Beneficiaries

Each of the manufacturer of your Handheld and/or the provider of system software for your Handheld is a third-party beneficiary to this Agreement.  Upon your acceptance of this Agreement, such parties will have the right (and will be deemed to have accepted the right) to enforce this Agreement against you as a third-party beneficiary of this Agreement with respect to the Application. 

8. Product Questions, Comments, Claims and Contact Information. 

If you have any comments or questions about the Application, please contact Weight Watchers at: 

Weight Watchers UK Ltd
Weight Watchers House
St. Peters Road
Maidenhead
Berkshire
SL6 7QZ
E-mail: customer.services@weight-watchers.co.uk

9. Indemnification

You agree to indemnify, hold harmless and, at our option, defend us and our affiliates, and our and their officers, directors, employees, stockholders, agents and representatives from any and all third party claims, liability, damages and/or costs (including, but not limited to, reasonable attorneys fees and expenses) arising from your improper use of this Application, your violation of this Agreement, or your infringement, or the infringement or use by any other user of your account, of any intellectual property or other right of any person or entity.

10. Governing Law and Choice of Forum

This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law. You agree that any action at law or in equity arising out of or relating to your use of this Application or this Agreement shall be filed only in High Court (England) and you hereby consent and submit to the personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purposes of litigating any such action.

11. Miscellaneous Terms

In any action against us arising from the use of this Application, the prevailing party shall be entitled to recover all legal expenses incurred in connection with the action, including but not limited to its costs, both taxable and non-taxable, and reasonable attorney's fees.

If any provision of these terms shall be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these terms and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. 

(Last modified as of 10th December 2013)