Terms of Service
This Site www.unicheck.com (the Site) is owned and operated by UKU Group ltd., authorized vendor of Unicheck similarity detection engine.
By using this Site You accepting the terms listed below.
You shall not access, store, distribute or transmit via, during the course of its use of the Site information that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, defamatory, obscene, infringing, harassing or racially or ethnically offensive, facilitates illegal activity, depicts sexually explicit images, promotes unlawful violence, is discriminatory based on race, gender, color, religious belief, sexual orientation, disability, or any other illegal activity or causes damage or injury to any person or property.
We reserve the right, without liability to You, to disable Your access to any material that breaches the provisions of this clause.
You shall use all reasonable endeavors to prevent any unauthorized access to, or use of, the Site and, in the event of any such unauthorized access or use, promptly notify Us.License to use the site
We grant You a non-transferable, non-exclusive license to use the Site and Services, only for Your personal, non-commercial use to obtain the similarity reports. No other license is granted. You may not modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell any information or Services from the Site without the direct prior written consent of UKU Group ltd.License by you
When You upload, submit, store, send or receive files with text information to, or accepting similarity report from our Services, You give/grant to Us (Our representatives, agents, employers) a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable license to use, host, store, reproduce, create derivative works (such as those resulting from translations, adaptations or other changes), communicate such content. The rights that you grant by this license are for the limited purpose of operating, promoting and improving our Services, and to develop new ones. This license shall survive termination or suspension of this Agreement notwithstanding the reason of such termination or suspension.Intellectual property rights
You acknowledge that We or Our licensors own all intellectual property rights regarding Site. Except as expressly stated herein, these Terms does not grant You any rights to, or in, patents, copyrights, database rights, trade secrets, trade names, trademarks (whether registered or unregistered), or any other rights or licenses in respect of the Site and Services.
We confirm that We have all the rights in relation to the Site and Services that are necessary to grant all the rights We purport to grant under, and in accordance with these Terms.Modification of site and services
We may from time to time modify, alternate or change design, functionality or information contained on the Site at Our own discretion without any prior notice to You.Modification of these terms
WE AND OUR LICENSEES, VENDORS, AGENTS, AFFILIATES WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR LOST PROFITS, REVENUES OR DATA, FINANCIAL LOSSES OR INDIRECT, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES.
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL WE AND OUR LICENSEES, VENDORS, AGENTS, AFFILIATES BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE THAT IS NOT REASONABLY FORESEEABLE.
Information You Provide to Us:
Personal Information: In the course of using the Service, we may require or otherwise collect information that identifies you as a specific individual and can be used to contact or identify you (Personal Information). Examples of Personal Information include your name, email address, postal address and phone number.
Payment Information: we don't collect any payment information and personal billing details. Payments are processed on payment processor's side according to its privacy and security policy.
General Audience Service: The Service is general audience and intended for users 18 and older. We do not knowingly collect Personal Information from anyone younger than age 18. If we become aware that a child younger than 18 has provided us with Personal Information, we will use commercially reasonable efforts to delete such information from our files. If you are the parent or legal guardian of a child younger than age 18 and believe that Unicheck has collected Personal Information from your child, please contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org. We may collect Personal information of users under 18 only under the circumstances of getting a consent of education institution where such a person studies.
Non-Identifying Information/User Names: We also may collect other information, demographic data, information regarding your use of the Service, and general project-related data (Non-Identifying Information). We may aggregate information collected from Unicheck registered and non-registered users. We consider usernames to be Non-Identifying Information.
Combination of Personal and Non-Identifying Information: Certain Non-Identifying Information would be considered a part of your Personal Information if it were combined with other identifiers in a way that enables you to be identified (for example, combining information with your name). But the same pieces of information are considered Non-Identifying Information when they are taken alone or combined only with other non-identifying information (for example, your viewing preferences). We may combine your Personal Information with Non-Identifying Information, but Unicheck will treat the combined information as Personal Information.
Information Collected from Users Automatically: We and our third party service providers, including analytics and third party content providers, may automatically collect certain information from you whenever you access or interact with the Service. This information may include, among other information, the browser and operating system you are using, the URL or advertisement that referred you to the Service, the search terms you entered into a search engine that led you to the Service, areas within the Service that you visited, and other information commonly shared when browsers communicate with websites. We may combine this automatically collected log information with other information we collect about you. We do this to improve services we offer you, to improve marketing, analytics, and site functionality. The information we collect also includes the Internet Protocol (IP) address or other unique device identifier (Device Identifier) for any device (computer, mobile phone, tablet, etc.) used to access the Service. A Device Identifier is a number that is automatically assigned or connected to the device you use to access the Service, and our servers identify your device by its Device Identifier. Some mobile service providers may also provide us or our third party service providers with information regarding the physical location of the device used to access the Service. The technology used to collect information automatically from Unicheck Users may include the following:
Web Beacons: We and our marketing partners, affiliates, analytics, and service providers may also employ software technology known as web beacons or tracking tags to help us keep track of what content on our Sites is effective and to serve relevant advertising to you. Web beacons are small graphics with a unique identifier that may be invisible to you, and which are used to track the online activity of Internet users. Web beacons are embedded in the web pages you review or email messages you receive. Web beacons or similar technologies may be used for a number of purposes, including, without limitation, to count visitors to our Service, to monitor how Unicheck Users navigate the Service, to count how many e-mails that were sent were actually opened, or to count how many particular text information units were submitted.
Embedded Scripts: An Embedded Script is programming code that is designed to collect information about your interactions with the Service, such as the links you click on. The code is temporarily downloaded onto your computer or other device and is deactivated or deleted when you disconnect from the Service.
In addition, we may use a variety of other technologies that collect similar information for security and fraud detection purposes and we may use third parties to perform these services on our behalf.
How We Respond To Do Not Track Signals. Please note that your browser setting may allow you to automatically transmit a Do Not Track signal to websites and online service you visit. There is no consensus among industry participants as to what Do Not Track means in this context. Like many websites and online services, Unicheck does not alter its practices when it receives a Do Not Track signal from a visitor’s browser.
Social Networking Services You may register to join the Service directly via the Service or by logging into your account with a third party social networking service (SNS) via our Service (e.g., Facebook, LinkedIn and other third party services that let you sign in using your existing credentials with those services). If you choose to register via an SNS, or to later link your account with the Service to your account with an SNS, we will use the Personal Information you have provided to the SNS (such as your name, email address, gender and other information you make publicly available via the SNS) to create your account. Note that the information we collect from and through an SNS may depend on the privacy settings you have set with the SNS and the permissions you grant to us in connection with linking your account with the Service to your account with an SNS. Other than what we may share with the SNS as described below, the Personal Information an SNS has about you is obtained by the SNS independent of our Service, and Unicheck is not responsible for it. The Unicheck Service also may permit additional interactions between it and a third party website, service, or other content provider, such as enabling you to like or share content to a third party SNS. If you choose to like or share content, or to otherwise share information from or via our Service with a third party site or service, that information may be publicly displayed, and the third party may have access to information about you and your use of our Service (and we may have access to information about you from that third party). These Features may collect your IP address, which page you are visiting on our site, and may set a cookie to enable the Feature to function properly. Your interactions with third parties through SNS or similar features are governed by the respective privacy policies of those third parties. You represent that you are entitled to use your SNS account for the purposes described herein without breach by you of any of the terms and conditions that govern the SNS, and without obligating Unicheck to pay any fees or making Unicheck subject to any usage limitations imposed by such SNS. Please note that your relationship with any SNS is governed solely by your agreement(s) with such SNS. If your SNS account terminates, then functions enabled through the link between your Unicheck account and your SNS account will terminate as well.Use and retention of information
We use information we collect:
To provide and improve the Service, and address your inquiries, process your registration, verify the information you provide is valid and for compliance and internal business purposes;
To contact you with administrative communications and Unicheck newsletters, marketing or promotional materials (on behalf of Unicheck or third parties) and other information that may be of interest to you. If you decide at any time that you no longer wish to receive such communications from us, please use unsubscribe option in letter you receive or contact us by mail to email@example.com;
To tailor content we display to you and offers we may present to you, both on the Service and elsewhere online;
To administer and develop our business relationship with you and, if applicable, the company you represent; and,
Unless you request that we delete certain information, we retain the information we collect for at least 5 years and may retain the information for as long as needed for our business and legal purposes.Information sharing and disclosure
We use information we collect:
We will only use your personal information for the following purposes:
to enable us to provide you with access to the Website and to use the Service and to enable you to download information and materials from the Website; the registration form, to contact you with our newsletter and other email updates;
to make you aware of other products or services offered by us from time to time;
to produce reports, statistics and analysis of the types of people who access the Website;
to contact you for your views on the Website and to notify you occasionally about important changes or developments to the Website; and
to administer, support, improve and develop Our Website.
If you change your mind about being contacted in the future, please let us know and we will remove you from our mailing list.
We reserve the right to use the name and/or logo of the company you work for in publicity material, advertising or marketing collateral, unless you specifically tell us otherwise. Your name, address details and all other personal information will remain confidential at all times.
We do not store your credit card details
If you choose to pay for the Service using a Credit Card, your credit card details are not stored by us and cannot be used by our staff. Your credit card details are encrypted and securely stored by PayPal to enable us to automatically bill your credit card on a recurring basis. A copy of PayPal security policy is available herewww.paypal.com/webapps/mpp/paypal-safety-and-security.
You can opt-out of any email communications
We send billing information, product information, service updates and regular customer newsletters to registered users via email.
Where appropriate email communication will contain clear and obvious instructions describing how the user can opt to be removed from the mailing list. We will promptly remove any user upon request.
Service Providers: We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service, to provide the Service on our behalf, to perform Service-related services (e.g., without limitation, maintenance services, database management, web analytics and online advertising, payment processing, fraud detection and improvement of Unicheck’s features) or to assist us in analysing how our Service is used. These third parties may have access to your Personal Information in order to perform these tasks on our behalf.
Legal and Investigative Purposes: Unicheck will share information with government agencies as required by law, including without limitation, in connection with reporting earnings. We cooperate with government and law enforcement officials and private parties to enforce and comply with the law. We will disclose information about you to government or law enforcement officials or private parties as we, in our sole discretion, believe necessary or appropriate to respond to claims and legal process (including but not limited to subpoenas), at the request of governmental authorities or other third parties conducting an investigation, to protect the property and rights of Unicheck or a third party, to protect the safety of the public or any person, or to prevent or stop activity we may consider to be, or to pose a risk of being, illegal, fraudulent, unethical or legally actionable activity. We may also use Device Identifiers to identify Unicheck Users, and may do so in cooperation with third parties at our discretion.
Internal and Business Transfers: We may sell, transfer or otherwise share some or all of our assets, including your Personal Information, in connection with a merger, acquisition, reorganization or sale of assets (including, in each case, as part of the due-diligence process with any potential acquiring entity) or in the event of bankruptcy. You will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice on our website of any change in ownership or uses of your personal information, as well as any choices you may have regarding your personal information.Third party analytics providers, ad servers and similar third parties
Unicheck works with (or may in the future work with) network advertisers, ad agencies, analytics service providers and other vendors: to provide us with information regarding traffic on the Service, including pages viewed and the actions taken when visiting the Service; to serve our advertisements on other web sites, within mobile apps and elsewhere online; and to provide us with information regarding the use of the Service and the effectiveness of our advertisements. Our service providers may collect certain information about your visits to and activity on the Service as well as other web sites or services, they may set and access their own tracking technologies on your device (including cookies and web beacons), and may use that information to show you targeted advertisements.Your choices and opting out
Registered Unicheck Users may update their choices regarding the types of communications you receive from us through your online account. You also may opt-out of receiving marketing e-mails from us by following the opt-out instructions provided in those e-mails. Please note that we reserve the right to send you certain communications relating to your account or use of the Service (for example, administrative and service announcements) via email and other means and these transactional account messages may be unaffected if you opt-out from receiving marketing communications.Changing your information or closing your account
You are responsible for maintaining the accuracy of the information you submit to us, such as your contact information, and you must update any changes through your online account. If you request to access all personal information you’ve submitted by mailing us to firstname.lastname@example.org, we will respond to your request to access within 5 business days. If your account is deactivated or you ask to close your account, you will no longer be able to use the Service. If you would like us to delete your account in our system, you can do so through the Unicheck Service by using Contact Us option. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to honour your request; however, certain information will actively persist on the Service even if you close your account. For example, your Personal Information may remain in our archives and information you update or delete, or information within a closed account, may persist internally or for our administrative purposes. It is not always possible to completely remove or delete information from our databases. In addition, we typically will not remove information you posted publicly through or on the Service. Bear in mind that neither you nor Unicheck can delete all copies of information that has been previously shared with others on the Service.Security
Unicheck takes commercially reasonable steps to help protect and secure the information it collects and stores about Unicheck Users. All access to the Sites is encrypted using industry-standard transport layer security technology (TLS). When you enter sensitive information (such as tax identification number), we encrypt the transmission of that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL). We also use HTTP strict transport security to add an additional layer of protection for our Unicheck Users. But remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Thus, while we strive to protect your personal data, Unicheck cannot ensure and does not warrant the security of any information you transmit to us.International transfer of personal information
Onward transfers will be permitted only to other persons or entities who have agreed to provide a continuing adequate level of protection through participation in the Safe Harbour program or one of the other means permitted under EU Directive 95/46 EC and implementing Member State laws.Links to other sites
Our Service contains links to other websites. If you choose to click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third party’s website. The fact that we link to a website is not an endorsement, authorization or representation of our affiliation with that third party, nor is it an endorsement of their privacy or information security policies or practices. We do not exercise control over third party websites. These other websites may place their own cookies or other files on your computer, collect data or solicit Personal Information from you. We encourage you to read the privacy policies or statements of the other websites you visit.Changes to this policy
Cookies are text files, containing small amounts of information, which are downloaded to your browsing device (such as a computer or smartphone) when you visit a website. Cookies can be recognized by the website that downloaded them — or other websites that use the same cookies. This helps websites know if the browsing device has visited them before.What are cookies used for?
Cookies do lots of different jobs, like helping us understand how the Site is being used, letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improving your browsing experience. Cookies can also help ensure marketing you see online is more relevant to you and your interests.What types of cookies does Unicheck use?
The type of cookies used on most websites can generally be put into one of six categories: Strictly Necessary, Performance, Functionality, Tailored Content and Targeting. In order to provide you with the best browsing experience, Unicheck uses all of these categories on the Site. You can find out more about each cookie category in the sections below.Strictly Necessary Cookies
These cookies are essential, as they enable you to move around the Site and use its features, such as accessing secure areas. Without these cookies, some services you have asked for such as payment submission can't be provided. Performance Cookies These cookies collect information about how you use the Site, for example which pages you go to most often and if you get error messages from certain pages. These cookies don't gather information that identifies you. All information these cookies collect is anonymous and is only used to improve how the Site works.Functionality Cookies
These cookies allow the Site to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you're in). For instance, the Site uses functionality cookies to remember your language preference. These cookies can also be used to remember changes you've made to text size, font and other parts of pages that you can customize. They may also be used to provide services you've asked for such as watching a video or commenting on a blog. The information these cookies collect may be anonymous and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.Tailored Content Cookies
Tailored content cookies help the Site provide enhanced features and display content in a way that is relevant to you. These cookies help the Site determine what information to show you based on how you have used the Site previously. These cookies do not track your browsing activity on other websites.Targeting Cookies
These cookies are used to deliver advertisements that are more relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of an advertising campaign. They remember that you have visited a website and this information may be shared with other organizations such as advertisers. This means after you have been to the Site you may see some advertisements about our services elsewhere on the Internet.How long will cookies stay on my browsing device?
The length of time a cookie will stay on your browsing device depends on whether it is a persistent or session cookie. Session cookies will only stay on your device until you stop browsing. Persistent cookies stay on your browsing device until they expire or are deleted.First and third party cookies
First party cookies are cookies that belong to us, while third party cookies are cookies that another party places on your browsing device through our Site. For example, Facebook will place a cookie on your browsing device if you click on the Facebook link when browsing the Site.How to control and delete cookies through your browser
The browser you are using to view the Site can enable, disable or delete cookies. To do this, follow the instructions provided by your browser (usually located within the Help, Tools or Edit facility). Please note that if you set your browser to disable cookies, you may not be able to access certain parts of the Site. Other parts of the Site may also not work properly.Contacting us