Welcome to Pao!
Who We Are
Pao is a product of Pao App Inc (the “Company,” “we,” “us” or “our”), the company behind the Pao service (Service). The Service is designed as an online and Smartphone application (App) providing user-generated, location-based recommendations for all sorts of experiences, including restaurants, things to do, and places to stay. The individual or organization that subscribes to the Service will be referred to as the “Subscriber” or “you”.
The Data Policy
In return for our commitment to provide the Service, we require you to make the below commitments to us. Who Can Use Pao. We want our Service to be as open and inclusive as possible, but we also want it to be safe, secure, and in accordance with the law. So, we need you to commit to a few restrictions in order to be part of the Pao community.
We use this data to provide, personalize and improve our Service. We seek to personalize features and content, including your “For You” feed, and make suggestions to you. We need to use your connections, preferences, interests and activities based on the data we collect and learn from you in order to provide the best personalized Service. For example, we use location-related information (including your current location if you’ve allowed it, and the location of spots you upload and save) in order to deliver you relevant content. We also use the data to develop, test and improve our Service.
We may use the information we have to help advertisers and other partners measure the effectiveness and distribution of their ads and services.
We may use the information we have to send you communications, to inform you about our Services, and let you know of any updates to our policies and terms.
Who Can Use Pao
We want our Service to be as open and inclusive as possible, but we also want it to be safe, secure, and in accordance with the law. So, we need you to commit to a few restrictions in order to be part of the Pao community.
How You Can't Use Pao
Providing a safe and open Service for a broad community requires that we all do our part.
Our Agreement and What Happens if We Disagree
Who Has Rights Under this Agreement
How We Will Handle Disputes
Except as provided below, you and we agree that any cause of action, legal claim, or dispute between you and us arising out of or related to these Terms or Pao “claim(s)” must be resolved by arbitration on an individual basis. Class actions and class arbitrations are not permitted; you and we may bring a claim only on your own behalf and cannot seek relief that would affect other Pao users. If there is a final judicial determination that any particular claim (or a request for particular relief) cannot be arbitrated in accordance with this provision’s limitations, then only that claim (or only that request for relief) may be brought in court. All other claims (or requests for relief) remain subject to this provision.
We always appreciate feedback or other suggestions, but may use them without any restrictions or obligation to compensate you for them, and are under no obligation to keep them confidential.
Updating These Terms
We may change our Service and policies, and we may need to make changes to these Terms so that they accurately reflect our Service and policies. Unless otherwise required by law, we will notify you (for example, through our Service) before we make changes to these Terms and give you an opportunity to review them before they go into effect. Then, if you continue to use the Service, you will be bound by the updated Terms. If you do not want to agree to these or any updated Terms, you can delete your account (within the Settings feature on the App). These Terms were updated July 28, 2019.