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Carbon Capper Terms and Conditions of use

1. About our Terms

1.1 These Terms explain how you may download and use the Carbon Capper software (being software downloadable on the Chrome webstore providing information on the carbon impact of email activity) (the Software). Access to and use of the Software is governed by these Terms.
1.2 You should read these Terms carefully before using the Software.
1.3 By downloading, accessing or using the Software, you agree to be bound by these Terms.
1.4 If you do not agree with or accept any of these Terms, you should stop using (and delete)  the Software immediately.
1.5 Definitions

Terms means these terms and conditions of use as updated from time to time under clause 9;
we means OVO Energy Ltd, company registration number 06890795, with VAT registration number VAT No. 100119879 and registered office of 1 Rivergate Temple Quay Bristol, BS1 6ED (and us or our shall have the same meaning); and
you means the person accessing or using the Software (and your shall have the same meaning).

2. Using the Software

2.1 Subject to these Terms, we grant you a non-exclusive licence to install and use the Software.
2.2 Except as expressly permitted under these Terms, you shall not:

2.2.1 copy, modify, adapt, correct errors, or create derivative works from, the Software;
2.2.2 decode, reverse engineer, disassemble, decompile or otherwise translate or convert the Software other than in the circumstances permitted by law;
2.2.3 assign, sub-licence, lease, resell, distribute or otherwise deal in or encumber the Software.

2.3 You agree that you are solely responsible for all costs and expenses you may incur in relation to your use of the Software.

2.4 We may prevent or suspend your access to the Software if you do not comply with any part of these Terms or any applicable law.

 

3. Your privacy and personal information

3.1 Any personal information that you provide to us will be dealt with in line with this clause 3, which explains what personal information we collect from you, how and why we collect, store, use and share such information.

What data is processed?

3.2 The Software will view the 'compose view' in your email and will count:

3.2.1 the number of words you’ve written;.
3.2.2 the number of recipients (To, Cc'd and Bcc'd); and 
3.2.3 the number of attachments.

3.3 We will use this information to provide the Carbon Capper service to you.

3.4 To help you track the carbon impact of emails over time, the Software uses Chrome's local storage (called 'Chrome storage') to count the number of emails sent over a week long period, and the week of the year in which the last email was sent. This is used to give you a 'carbon footprint' count of emails each week.

How does it store your data?

3.5 The Software uses Chrome's local storage (called 'Chrome storage') to store the data described in 3.2 above. The Software does not store the content of your messages.

When you remove the extension, what happens to your data?

3.6 When the Software is removed, all stored data is permanently deleted. This means that when you delete the Software, all data related to the carbon impact of emails will be permanently deleted.

4. Ownership, use and intellectual property rights

4.1 The Software and all intellectual property rights in it are owned by us, our licensors or both (as applicable). Intellectual property rights means rights such as: copyright, trade marks, domain names, design rights, database rights, patents and all other intellectual property rights of any kind whether or not they are registered or unregistered (anywhere in the world). We and our licensors reserve all of our and their rights in any intellectual property in connection with these Terms. This means, for example, that we and they remain owners of them and free to use them as we and they see fit. Any reproduction, modification, distribution, transmission, republication or display of the Software and intellectual property rights in it (other than in your use of the Software in accordance with these Terms) is strictly prohibited.

5. Accuracy of information and availability of the Software

5.1 While we try to make sure that the Software is accurate, up-to-date and free from bugs, we cannot promise that it will be. Furthermore, we cannot promise that the Software will be fit or suitable for any purpose. Any reliance that you may place on the information on the Software is at your own risk.

5.2 We may suspend or terminate operation of the Software at any time as we see fit.

5.3 Information is provided for your general information purposes only and to inform you to help you understand the carbon impact of your emails. It does not constitute technical, financial or legal advice or any other type of advice and should not be relied on for any purposes. Any energy savings claims given to you are an estimate only and your actual savings will vary.  

5.4 While we try to make sure that the Software is available for your use, we do not promise that the Software is available at all times nor do we promise the uninterrupted use by you of the Software.

6. Limitation on our liability

6.1 THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY US "AS IS" AND ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE DISCLAIMED. IN NO EVENT SHALL WE OR ANY CONTRIBUTORS BE LIABLE (EXCEPT FOR ANY LEGAL RESPONSIBILITY THAT WE CANNOT EXCLUDE IN LAW (SUCH AS FOR DEATH OR PERSONAL INJURY)) FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES; LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE OF THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE. 

You agree that this limitation of liability represents a reasonable allocation of risk and is a fundamental element of the basis of the bargain between us and you. You understand that the services and software would not be provided without such limitations.

7. Rights of third parties

No one other than a party to these Terms has any right to enforce any of these Terms.

8. Variation

These Terms are dated 20/11/2019. No changes to these Terms are valid or have any effect unless agreed by us in writing or made in accordance with this clause 9. We reserve the right to vary these Terms from time to time.

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