Terms of Use
About us

Laoshi is an application for learning Chinese words. Laoshi is managed by individual entrepreneur Kondrashov S.S. registered in the Russian Federation under the registration number: 311565831300058

Our legal address: 460507, Russian Federation, Orenburg oblast, Orenburg region, Prigorodniy, Molodezhnaya 28-2.

You can contact us sending a letter to the email address: app@laoshi.io
PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY

You may cancel your subscription and refund your purchase, without penalty or obligation. Refunds are handled by Apple, not Laoshi.
Definitions Used in the Agreement

The User Agreement is a public offer. Actual use of Laoshi by the User is considered as acceptance of the terms and conditions of this Agreement.

The User means a person who has subscribed to the terms and conditions of this Agreement by using Laoshi.

The Licensor means the owner of exclusive property rights to Laoshi.
Status of the Agreement

This Agreement has been developed by the Licensor and contains the terms and conditions of use of Laoshi as well as the rights and obligations of the Users and the Licensor.

This Agreement shall be binding for the User and the Licensor; the subject matter of the Agreement shall be provision to the User of access to Laoshi and its functions by the Licensor. All specialized documents governing the granting of access to functions of Laoshi contained on respective webpages in the Internet shall be an integral part of this Agreement between the User and the Licensor.

The User shall thoroughly read this Agreement upon installation of Laoshi on his/her mobile device. Installation of Laoshi by the User on his/her mobile device shall mean complete and unconditional acceptance by the User of this Agreement.

This Agreement may be unilaterally amended and/or supplemented by the Licensor without special notification. This Agreement is a public, generally accessible document. The Licensor recommends the Users to regularly check the terms and conditions of this Agreement for any amendments and/or supplements hereto. By continuing use of Laoshi after any amendments and/or supplements to this Agreement take effect, the User accepts and consents to such amendments and/or supplements.
User

Laoshi does not require registration. Installation is free of charge.

The User is an individual installed the Laoshi.

By installing Laoshi, the User shall agree with the terms and conditions of this Agreement and undertake the rights and obligations set forth herein related to the use and functioning of Laoshi.

When using Laoshi, the User shall not:
- use Laoshi in any way other than through the interface provided by the Licensor, except when such use by the User is clearly authorised in a separate agreement with the Licensor;
- reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, trade and resell access to Laoshi, for any purposes, except when such User's actions are expressly authorised in a separate agreement with the Licensor.
Licensor

In this Agreement and other specialized documents, the Licensor of Laoshi shall mean Sergey Kondrashov, an individual entrepreneur. Email: app@laoshi.io.

Any inquiries, proposals and claims from individuals and legal entities addressed to the Licensor in connection with this Agreement and any issues regarding functioning of Laoshi, infringement of rights and interests of third parties while using Laoshi and requests from persons authorised in accordance with the laws of Russian Federation shall be sent to the email address provided in clause 4.1. of this Agreement.

As regards functioning and development of Laoshi, the Licensor shall comply with the laws of Russian Federation, this Agreement and other specialized documents which are developed or may be developed and effected by the Licensor for the purpose of regulating the User's access to certain functions of Laoshi.

Neither of the provisions of this Agreement shall entitle the User to use the company name, trademarks, domain names and other identification signs of the Licensor. The right to use the company name, trademarks, domain names and other identification signs of the Licensor may be granted exclusively in an agreement with the Licensor in writing.

The Licensor shall be entitled to:
- at any time at its own discretion unilaterally change the design, content and structure of Laoshi, change or supplement the used scripts, software and other objects used and visualised for the Users;
- suspend, limit or withdraw access of the User to all or any sections of Laoshi with or without prior notification;
- at its own discretion without prior notification and/or without assigning any reasons thereof change, improve, limit, suspend or terminate operation of Laoshi and any of its sections and/or materials;

The Licensor shall use its best efforts and reserve the right to exclude from Laoshi any negligent, inaccurate, offensive, incorrect or intentionally incomplete information.

In no event shall the Licensor be liable to the Users and/or any third parties for any direct, indirect or accidental damage, including loss of profit or loss of data, any reputational or moral damage or damage to business reputation incurred in connection with or out of use of Laoshi or unauthorised placement by the Users of intellectual deliverables owned by third parties in Laoshi.
Intellectual Property Rights

Laoshi shall be the intellectual property of the Licensor and shall be protected by provisions of the effective intellectual property laws of the Russian Federation and applicable regulations of international legal treaties. All rights are reserved.

No Content may be copied (reproduced), reprocessed, distributed, shown in a frame, published, downloaded, transferred, sold or used otherwise in full or in part without prior permit of the copyright holder, except for cases when the copyright holder expressly provided their consent to free use of the Content by any person. The Content shall not be reproduced, copied, collected, systematised, stored, transferred for the purpose of generating a database for commercial and/or non-commercial purposes and/or used in full or in part.

Any use of Laoshi or the Content, except for the use authorised in this Agreement or expressly authorised by the copyright holder, shall be absolutely forbidden unless there is a preliminary permit of the copyright holder in writing.

Unless otherwise expressly stipulated by this Agreement, nothing in this Agreement may be considered as transfer of exclusive rights to the Content.
Subscribing, Unsubscribing and Purchase Terms and Conditions

Some parts of the Laoshi are billed as a subscription and as a purchase (Premium).

The Users shall subscribe to services of Laoshi and manage their subscription settings through AppStore.

For the purposes of subscription management, the User shall follow the official instructions of Apple available in the Internet at https://support.apple.com/HT202039.

For subscription you will be billed in advance on a recurring and periodic basis. Billing cycles are set either on a monthly or annual basis, depending on the type of subscription plan you select when purchasing a Subscription.

At the end of each Billing Cycle, your Subscription will automatically renew under the exact same conditions unless you cancel it or Kondrashov Sergey cancels it. You may cancel your Subscription renewal through your Apple account management page.

For purchases you will be billed in advance on a one-time payment basis. Such payment is considered as "lifetime payment". The User can use Laoshi during it's lifetime in the AppStore.

The Licensor may, at its sole discretion, offer a Subscription with a free trial for a limited number of words to study in the Laoshi application (Free Trial).

User will not be charged during and after the Free Trial. When the Free Trial is expired, the User can choose whether to use Premium functions of the Laoshi application, or continue to use the Free features of Laoshi.

At any time the Licensor reserves the right to modify the terms and conditions of the Free Trial offer, or cancel such Free Trial offer.

The Licensor in its sole discretion and at any time, may modify the Subscription and Purchase fees for Laoshi. Any Subscription fee change will become effective at the end of the then-current Billing Cycle. The Licensor will provide you with a reasonable prior notice of any change in Subscription fees to give you an opportunity to terminate your Subscription before such change becomes effective.

The User's use of the Service after the Subscription fee change comes into effect constitutes User's agreement to pay the modified Subscription fee amount.

Except when required by law, paid Subscription fees are non-refundable.

The Licensor reserves the right to change, at any time, the design of Laoshi, its content, functions, change and supplement the scripts, software and other objects used or stored therein at any time with or without prior notification.
Final Provisions

This Agreement represents an entire agreement between the User and the Licensor with respect to the terms and conditions of use of Laoshi and its functionality and shall supersede any previous Agreements between the User and the Licensor.

This Agreement shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the Russian Federation. All issues not regulated by this Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the Russian Federation.

By accepting the terms and conditions of this User Agreement in accordance with clause 2.3 of this Agreement, the User consents to transfer and use of his/her personal data collected by the Licensor by third parties for the purpose of implementation of this Agreement and ensuring better performance of Laoshi.

By accepting the terms and conditions of this Agreement in accordance with clause 2.3 of this Agreement, the User confirms that he/she has read and understood the internal fees set by the Licensor for use of Laoshi.

The Licensor may not guarantee or promise any particular results of use of Laoshi and/or its functionality;

In no event, the shall Licensor or its representatives be held liable for the benefit of the User or any other third parties for any indirect, consequential or accidental damage, including loss of profit or loss of data, any reputational or moral damage or damage to business reputation suffered in connection with use of Laoshi, its content or other materials to which you or any other individuals gain access, even if the Licensor has warned or informed you about the possibility of such damage.

In case of any disputes or disagreements related to implementation of this Agreement, the User and the Licensor shall use their best efforts to settle such disputes by negotiation. If any dispute may not be settled by negotiation, such dispute shall be settled as applicable in accordance with the effective laws of the Russian Federation.

This Agreement shall take effect for the User upon his/her acceptance hereof and shall be effective for an unlimited period of time.

This Agreement, with the Privacy Policy and any terms disclosed and agreed to by you if you purchase additional features, products or services we offer on the Service, contains the entire agreement between you and Laoshi regarding the use of the Service.
These Terms of Use were last updated on 24 December 2020