Terms of Use of Effi


We, Effi
(“effi”; "we"), have developed the application "effi" ("effi") which can be downloaded at effi.app and other domains or can be used online.



1. Scope: Who and What Do These Conditions Apply to?

1.1 These Terms of Use apply to your use of effi with all content, functions, services and rules for the contractual relationship between you and us. Your own General Terms and Conditions of Business will only become part of this agreement if we have explicitly agreed upon this in writing.

1.2 We can agree with you on additional Terms of Use with respect to certain applications within effi. However, we will duly inform you of such additional Terms and Conditions before use.

1.3 We reserve the right to offer additional services. These Terms of Use are aimed at both end users and businesses. End users are persons who conclude legal transactions for a purpose that can be ascribed neither to their commercial nor self- employed professional activities. Businesses are either natural persons, legal entities or legally capable partnerships who exercise their commercial or self- employed professional activities when concluding a legal transaction.



2. Purpose of the Agreement: Scope of effi's Offer

2.1 The purpose of this agreement is the paid or free of charge use of the effi applications, which can be retrieved via effi.app as a web application or via desktop applications and corresponding mobile applications ("apps").

You can also be invited to projects created by other users or providers. However, your are not automatically entitled to be invited. Administrators are free to decide whom they invite to their projects.

You can also invite unregistered persons to effi by entering their email addresses.

After your trial version expire due is over, you can purchase tickets which you can make yourself and your team to a paid account for a fee.

2.2 effi allows that you connect to other users. We provide the technical requirements in the form of the applications. We are not involved in the connection or communication ourselves.

2.3 In the future, external development partners will be able to offer applications/features via effi which you can integrate into your effi profile. The price of these applications/features will be determined solely by the development partner. You will enter into the agreement for use for these applications/features solely with the development partner.

2.4 effi will be available for use ("system uptime") 24 hours a day, 365 days a year except during maintenance work. If maintenance work is necessary and if effi is not available for maintenance reasons, we will duly inform you. Disruptions to effi for maintenance reasons will not be counted as part of SLA time. We will not be responsible for internet/network-related downtimes and, in particular, for downtimes in which effi cannot be accessed due to technical or other problems outside our area of influence, e.g. force majeur, fault of third parties.



3. Registration, Concluding Contracts, Use of effi: Rights and Responsibilities

3.1 Downloading effi

3.1.1 You can download effi as a web app or a desktop app or as a mobile app for various devices.

3.2 Registration, Conclusion of a Contract

3.2.1 You can use effi after registering

3.2.2 To register with effi you must supply the required data. You must choose a user name and an email address at which we can contact you. After you have registered, we will send you a confirmation of your registration via email together. The registration process will not be completed until you have received this email ("Conclusion of Registration").

3.3 Concluding the Agreement

3.3.1 Web App and Desktop App

In the case of the web and the desktop app, you have concluded an agreement with us once you have downloaded the app and/or used it for the first time.

3.3.2 Mobile Apps

In the case of the mobile apps, you conclude an agreement for use when you click on the "Install" button on the product description page of the relevant app store and, where required, you enter your password. 3.3.3 There is no entitlement to conclude an agreement for use. We can decline to accept your registration at any time without giving reasons. In this case, we will of course delete all of your information and data.

3.4 You may use some of the features that effi supplies for free until trial version due.

3.5 You are responsible for keeping your password confidential. This means, that you don’t give it to anyone else, that you don’t permit or enable third parties to gain knowledge of it and that you take the necessary steps to guarantee its confidentiality. If your credentials are lost or misused or if you suspect that they have been lost or misused, you must notify us of this immediately via email at: hi@effi.co.

3.6 Rules for Using effi

3.6.1 When using effi you must obey all of the relevant laws. In particular, you may not enter and/or disseminate unlawful data or data that infringes copyrights and any other third party rights. Such data includes but is not limited to: text, images, graphics or links. You are solely responsible for the data and content you provide. We do not examine whether content uploaded is appropriate or free of viruses nor do we determine whether it is technically possible to examine it for viruses.

3.6.2 Before you upload any document, you must ensure that you are the owner of the exclusive usage rights of the document and that making the document publicly available is not against any laws, moral standards and/or the rights of third parties.

3.6.3 You may not upload any files depicting violence or pornographic, discriminatory, insulting, racist, slanderous or otherwise illegal content or documents and/or make them publicly accessible. Pictures or photos showing people other than yourself may only be uploaded to effi if you have the consent of each person.

3.6.4 You, as well as we, can delete or replace photos or other pictures at any time. In particular, we are entitled to remove pictures or files without prior warning if and when there is good reason to believe that publishing them on effi violates the law, moral standards and/or the rights of third parties.

3.6.5 Content and texts posted on effi may not be copied, disseminated or made publicly accessible in any other way without the explicit consent of the owner of the rights unless this is permitted by law. 3.6.6 Acts of harassment such as sending chain letters or communications of a salacious or sexual nature are not permitted.

3.6.7 You are not allowed to attack the operational capacity of effi by any means, such as: sending mass emails (spam); carrying out hacking attempts or brute-force attacks; using or sending spy software, viruses or worms.

3.6.8 If you violate these rules, we will be entitled to issue you a warning, temporarily block your use of effi or, if appropriate, to fully exclude you from its use. We are entitled to remove illegal content immediately.

3.7 Indemnification

3.7.1 You will indemnify us from all claims, including damages claims, asserted against us by other users or other third parties, including public authorities, due to violations of their rights due to content that you have uploaded to effi. Furthermore, you will indemnify us from all claims, including damages claims, asserted against us by other users or other third parties, including public authorities, due to violations of their rights as a result of your use of effi. You will bear all appropriate costs, including appropriate costs incurred for legal defence that we have to pay as a result of your violation of the rights of third parties. All of our further rights and damage claims will remain unaffected. You are entitled to provide evidence that we have incurred lower costs than stated.

3.7.2 The above-mentioned obligations will only apply if you are responsible for the violation of rights in question; in other words, if you have knowingly or deliberately omitted to exercise due diligence.

3.8 Data Backup

You will take the necessary measures according to your own risk assessment to regularly back up the data and content you have entered, uploaded and stored on effi, and create your own backup copies in order to guarantee reconstruction of the data and content in case of data loss. We don`take the responsibility to compensate for a loss of the data and content you entered in our services, clouds etc. at any case.

3.9 Identity of Users

Technically, we are not capable to definitively determine whether a registered user on effi actually has the identity she claims to have. We therefore cannot guarantee the correct identity of any user.



4. Responsibility for Content

4.1 We accept no responsibility for texts, content, images, data and/or information uploaded by you or other effi users. Furthermore, we accept no responsibility for design and/or content of external websites linked to from effi. In particular, we give no guarantee that the content showed in effi is true, fulfils any particular purpose or can serve any particular purpose.

4.2 If you notice or suspect any illegal or non-contractual use of effi, you can report this to us at any time via this email address: hi@effi.co.



5. Tickets

Except trial user, in order to use QA screen function in a project, you need to buy a ticket for a project that make project members obtain QA screen qualification or get a QA screen qualification from other member in the project. Grades of ticket determine how many devices can join the project and how many times people can download apk. You can buy tickets on a monthly basis or periodically. When you buy tickets periodically, you can make an automatic payment.

5.1 Payment and Invoicing

5.1.1 Payment for buying tickets at ticket store is made in accordance with the invoicing conditions selected by you. The price and discounts that apply and are accepted by all parties at the moment of transaction are indicated at: effi.app/pro.

5.1.2 Charges are due at the beginning of each invoicing period. If you have a subscription, it will renew automatically until you cancel. Every further payment will be due at the beginning of the new payment cycle.

5.1.3 All charges and prices stated include the applicable value added tax.

5.1.4 You may only offset invoices against legally determined or undisputed claims or right of retention. You may only assign claims arising from this agreement with our written consent.

5.2 Default of Your Payments

5.2.1 If you are delayed with your payment obligations (including immediately after the first default), we will be entitled to block access to your effi PRO Account. If your projects is considerably in arrears, we will be entitled to terminate the agreement without notice. A “considerably” is defined as the amount of one payment(30 days). In this case, you will remain obliged to reimburse the outstanding amount.

5.2.2 The amount of damage is to be set higher or lower if we or you are able to prove greater or lesser damage.

5.2.3 We reserve the right to assert further claims for default of payment.



6. Term of Your Licensing Agreement and Termination

6.1 Trial version of effi

6.1.1 The agreement on trial use of effi apps is for an assigned period.

6.1.2 You can terminate the agreement at any time by selecting the "delete your account" option in the account settings, thereby deleting your account. On termination, unsecured data will be lost as we will delete your account completely. We will inform you of this again separately before we delete your account.

6.1.3 During a trial period, if you purchase a ticket, left trial period will be deleted. We don`t take the responsibility for data loss during trial period.

6.2 Use of paid ticket

6.2.1 Depending on the ticket payment method, the agreement is concluded for an indefinite term or for a given fixed minimum term ("Minimum Term Agreements").

6.2.2 If you buy a ticket, you can register devices to a project as an assigned number of registered devices and let team member download the project`s apk for an assigned number of times during purchased period. An assigned number is dependent on the grades of ticket you buy. A registered device means the device that uploads more than 1 image through effi app. If you delete effi app and reinstall again, your device will be recognized as a new device and charged.

6.2.3Counting registered devices for a projects is based on App ID. At the start of a next period, the number of registered devices for a project will be reset. Once an ID is identified with a registered to a project, the registered ID cannot be edited or deleted. If you are purchasing a ticket periodically, you can reassign your project`s QA screen qualification to new members at every renewal time.

6.2.4One ticket applies for one project. Anyone in the project can purchase a ticket. For one project, you can creat folders up to 100 and upload images up to 4999. If all member in a project leave the project, all contents and purchased products(tickets) in the project could be deleted permanently under our judgement. Deleted contents are unrecoverable and purchased products are un-refundable. Notice of storage space limit will be changed after n days' notice.

6.3 In addition, the agreement may be terminated for just cause. Just cause, which would entitle effi to terminate the agreement, would be if you breach your contractual obligations, in particular the rules of use described in Section 3.6 or if you are delayed with your payment obligations in accordance with Section 6.2.1.

6.4Because a ticket is applied to your project immediately, refund is impossible except you bought limited time products and satisfy one of following options:1. It has not been more than a week since you purchased the limithed time product. 2, During the period of that products, any contents were not uploaded and any device didn`t download our apk



7. Liability for Defects

7.1 We are only liable for defects in effi in accordance with Section 8 provided the impairments are not due to the restrictions in availability (SLA) described in Section 2.4.

7.2 A defect will always be deemed to exist if the suitability for contractual use is suspended or considerably restricted. If suitability for contractual use is suspended in full, you will be released from paying your charges in accordance with No. 6 until the defect is corrected. If use is partially available, the charges will be reduced to an appropriate level for the period until the defect is corrected.

7.3 You must inform us of the defect in writing or by email immediately.

7.4 You are not entitled to damages due to a defect to effi due to a circumstance for which we are not responsible, either existing when you sign the agreement or occurring thereafter.

7.5 Further claims and rights for defects to effi—other than those explicitly named in No. 8—will not be recognized except if we are held liable for them by statutory provisions.



8. Liability

8.1 Free Use of effi

Our liability for use of the free effi product is restricted to intention and gross negligence or the absence of a guaranteed characteristic. We will be fully liable in cases of intention; in cases of gross negligence and the absence of a guaranteed feature, our liability will be restricted to typical and foreseeable damage. Any further liability is excluded.

8.2 Use of the PRO Accounts for Payment

We will be liable as follows for use of PRO Accounts made available against payment:

8.2.1 Claims by users for compensation will not be recognized. Exceptions are: damages claimed by users for death, physical injury, harm to human health, the breach of essential contractual obligations (cardinal obligations) or liability for other damage resulting from an intently or grossly negligent breach of duty on our part, our legal representatives or assistants. Cardinal obligations within the meaning of these Terms and Conditions are those obligations that make the due performance of this agreement and the achievement of its objectives possible in the first place, and on the regular compliance of which the user may therefore rely.

8.2.2 Where essential contractual obligations are violated, we will only be liable for the foreseeable damage typical to agreements of this nature if the damage were merely caused negligently, unless the damage claims by the user refer to cases of death or injury to body or health.

8.2.3 The restrictions of Sections 9.2.1 and 9.2.2 will also apply in favor of our legal representatives and assistants if claims are asserted against these parties directly.



9. Miscellaneous: Amendments to the Terms and Conditions of Use

10.1 This agreement shall be governed by the laws of the Republic of Korea.

10.2 If you have no place of jurisdiction in Korea, if you have transferred your permanent domicile abroad after these Terms of Use take effect or if your domicile or usual place of residence is unknown at the time legal action is taken, the sole place of jurisdiction for all disputes arising from this agreement will be the location of our registered offices.

9.1 Should individual provisions of these Terms of Use be or become invalid and/or contrary to the statutory provisions, this will not affect the validity remaining Terms of Use. In place of the invalid, unenforceable term, the Parties shall mutually agree on such valid commercial terms which the Parties would reasonably have agreed otherwise. The above-mentioned provision will apply correspondingly in the case of omissions in these provisions.

9.2 We reserve the right to amend and adapt these Terms and Conditions with effect for the future. You can request the currently applicable version of the Terms of Use via hi@effi.co or access them at www.effi.com/terms-of-use. You will be notified by email no later than one month before new Terms and Confitions take effect. If you do not object to the validity of the new Terms of Use within one month after they take effect, you will be deemed to have accepted the new Terms of Use. We will inform you separately in suitable form about the significance of the one month's notice period, your right to object and the legal consequences of non-objection. This amendment mechanism does not apply to amendments to the parties' main contractual obligations.