terms of use

last updated on September 22, 2015


By accessing or using the Urbie app and website (together referred as 'the Service'), however accessed, you agree to be bound by these terms of use ('Terms of Use'). The Service is owned or controlled by SkyscraperCity BV from Rotterdam, the Netherlands. These Terms of Use affect your legal rights and obligations. If you do not agree to be bound by all of these Terms of Use, do not access or use the Service.

Violation of the Terms of Use may, in Urbie's sole discretion, result in termination of your Urbie account. you understand and agree that Urbie cannot and will not be responsible for the content posted on the Service and you use the Service at your own risk. If you violate the letter or spirit of these Terms of Use, or otherwise create risk or possible legal exposure for Urbie, we can stop providing all or part of the Service to you.

You agree you will not use Urbie to post violent, (partially) nude, discriminatory, unlawful, infringing, hateful, pornographic or sexually suggestive photos or other content.

You are responsible for any activity that occurs through your account.

You agree not to create more then one account.

You agree you will not sell, transfer, license or assign your account, followers, username, or any account rights.

You also represent that all information you provide or provided to Urbie upon registration and at all other times will be true, accurate, current and complete and you agree to update your information as necessary to maintain its truth and accuracy.

You agree that you will not solicit, collect or use the login credentials of other Urbie users.

You are responsible for keeping your password secret and secure.

You must not defame, stalk, bully, abuse, harass, threaten, impersonate or intimidate people or entities and you must not post private or confidential information via the Service, including, without limitation, your or any other person's credit card information, social security or alternate national identity numbers, non-public phone numbers or non-public email addresses.

You may not use the Service for any illegal or unauthorized purpose.

You agree to comply with all laws, rules and regulations (for example, federal, state, local and provincial) applicable to your use of the Service and your Content (defined below), including but not limited to, copyright laws.

You are solely responsible for your conduct and any data, text, files, information, usernames, images, graphics, photos, profiles, audio and video clips, sounds, musical works, works of authorship, applications, links and other content or materials (collectively, 'Content') that you submit, post or display on or via the Service.

You must not change, modify, adapt or alter the Service or change, modify or alter another website so as to falsely imply that it is associated with the Service or Urbie.

you must not create or submit unwanted email, comments, likes or other forms of commercial or harassing communications (a/k/a 'spam') to any Urbie users.

You must not use email addresses, domain names or web URLs in your username without prior written consent from Urbie.

You must not interfere or disrupt the Service or servers or networks connected to the Service, including by transmitting any worms, viruses, spyware, malware or any other code of a destructive or disruptive nature. you may not inject content or code or otherwise alter or interfere with the way any Urbie page is rendered or displayed in a user's browser or device.

You must not create accounts with the Service through unauthorized means, including but not limited to, by using an automated device, script, bot, spider, crawler or scraper. you must not attempt to restrict another user from using or enjoying the Service and you must not encourage or facilitate violations of these Terms of Use or any other Urbie terms.

We reserve the right to modify or terminate the Service or your access to the Service for any reason, without notice, at any time, and without liability to you.

You can deactivate your Urbie account by sending a request to ssc@skyscrapercity.com. If we terminate your access to the Service or you use the form detailed above to deactivate your account, your photos, comments, likes, friendships, and all other data will no longer be accessible through your account (e.g., users will not be able to navigate to your username and view your photos), but those materials and data may persist and appear within the Service (e.g., if your Content has been reshared by others).

Upon termination, all licenses and other rights granted to you in these Terms of Use will immediately cease.

We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to change these Terms of Use ('Updated Terms') from time to time. Unless we make a change for legal or administrative reasons, we will provide reasonable advance notice before the Updated Terms become effective. You agree that we may notify you of the Updated Terms by posting them on the Service, and that your use of the Service after the effective date of the Updated Terms (or engaging in such other conduct as we may reasonably specify) constitutes your agreement to the Updated Terms. Therefore, you should review these Terms of Use and any Updated Terms before using the Service. The Updated Terms will be effective as of the time of posting, or such later date as may be specified in the Updated Terms, and will apply to your use of the Service from that point forward. These Terms of Use will govern any disputes arising before the effective date of the Updated Terms.

We reserve the right to refuse access to the Service to anyone for any reason at any time.

We reserve the right to force forfeiture of any username for any reason.

We may, but have no obligation to, remove, edit, block, and/or monitor Content or accounts containing Content that we determine in our sole discretion violates these Terms of Use. You are solely responsible for your interaction with other users of the Service, whether online or offline. You agree that Urbie is not responsible or liable for the conduct of any user. Urbie reserves the right, but has no obligation, to monitor or become involved in disputes between you and other users. Exercise common sense and your best judgment when interacting with others, including when you submit or post Content or any personal or other information.

Some of the Service is supported by advertising revenue and may display advertisements and promotions, and you hereby agree that Urbie may place such advertising and promotions on the Service or on, about, or in conjunction with your Content. The manner, mode and extent of such advertising and promotions are subject to change without specific notice to you.

You represent and warrant that: (i) you own the Content posted by you on or through the Service or otherwise have the right to grant the rights and licenses set forth in these Terms of Use; (ii) the posting and use of your Content on or through the Service does not violate, misappropriate or infringe on the rights of any third party, including, without limitation, privacy rights, publicity rights, copyrights, trademark and/or other intellectual property rights; (iii) you agree to pay for all royalties, fees, and any other monies owed by reason of Content you post on or through the Service; and (iv) you have the legal right and capacity to enter into these Terms of Use in your jurisdiction. The Service contains content owned or licensed by Urbie ('Urbie Content'). Urbie Content is protected by copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret and other laws, and, as between you and Urbie, Urbie owns and retains all rights in the Urbie Content and the Service. You will not remove, alter or conceal any copyright, trademark, service mark or other proprietary rights notices incorporated in or accompanying the Urbie Content and you will not reproduce, modify, adapt, prepare derivative works based on, perform, display, publish, distribute, transmit, broadcast, sell, license or otherwise exploit the Urbie Content.

Your shared content will not be sold to, or shared with any third parties. However, by uploading content using the Urbie app, such as photo's, text, video's and sound, you agree that all projects operated by SkyscraperCity BV may use this content free of charge and without prior notice. This concerns the Web sites urbie.city, skyscrapercity.com, skyhigh.city, skyscraperdictionary.com, skyscraperhalloffame.com, supertalls.com, skyscrapersociety.org and other online and printed publications in which SkyscraperCity BV is involved. In these cases, source credit must be provided when used by SkyscraperCity BV.

The Urbie name and logo are trademarks of Urbie, and may not be copied, imitated or used, in whole or in part, without the prior written permission of Urbie. In addition, all page headers, custom graphics, button icons and scripts are service marks, trademarks and/or trade dress of Urbie, and may not be copied, imitated or used, in whole or in part, without prior written permission from Urbie.

Although it is Urbie's intention for the Service to be available as much as possible, there will be occasions when the Service may be interrupted, including, without limitation, for scheduled maintenance or upgrades, for emergency repairs, or due to failure of telecommunications links and/or equipment.

Also, Urbie reserves the right to remove any Content from the Service for any reason, without prior notice. Content removed from the Service may continue to be stored by Urbie, including, without limitation, in order to comply with certain legal obligations, but may not be retrievable without a valid court order. Consequently, Urbie encourages you to maintain your own backup of your Content. In other words, Urbie is not a backup service and you agree that you will not rely on the Service for the purposes of Content backup or storage. Urbie will not be liable to you for any modification, suspension, or discontinuation of the Services, or the loss of any Content. You also acknowledge that the Internet may be subject to breaches of security and that the submission of Content or other information may not be secure.

You agree that Urbie is not responsible for, and does not endorse, Content posted within the Service. Urbie does not have any obligation to prescreen, monitor, edit, or remove any Content. If your Content violates these Terms of Use, you may bear legal responsibility for that Content.

Any Content will be non-confidential and non-proprietary and we will not be liable for any use or disclosure of Content. You acknowledge and agree that your relationship with Urbie is not a confidential, fiduciary, or other type of special relationship, and that your decision to submit any Content does not place Urbie in a position that is any different from the position held by members of the general public, including with regard to your Content. None of your Content will be subject to any obligation of confidence on the part of Urbie, and Urbie will not be liable for any use or disclosure of any Content you provide.