Use of the Quantified Reading Platform Terms and Conditions (“Terms and Conditions”)

Effective date: January 27th, 2021.

Quantified Reading, S.L. of c/ Puerto de Navacerrada 6, Majadahonda 28220, Spain (“Company”) is a company that provides digital-conelevent platforms and data analytics products & services. We offer you Leetius, an e-reading & audiobooks digital service that helps understand how digital conelevent is consumed, so that we are able i) to identify and fulfill the needs of digital users, and ii) to get insights for publishers and other entities about digital conelevent and consumers (both, the “Purpose”).

Leetius gives you access to an online platform that allows you to browse, select and read various digital assets (ebooks, audiobooks or others) provided by the Company or by any specific third party clients of ours (the “Promoter”, publishing houses or any other entities that allow us to offer these digital assets to you). The relevant assets will be available for you to read under certain conditions (the “Services”) and optionally for a certain period of time (the “Service Time Period”) defined at the time a user register for it. If no Service Time Period is defined, then the asset will be available during the lifetime of the Leetius service or until the asset is removed by either the Company or the Promoter. By registering for / subscribing to Leetius or any of its Services, you will be entered into a reading community and you will, unless you opt-out, receive emails about the Leetius community and services during the Service Time Period about the details of every particular Service you register for. We will be collecting your Personal Data (see term 6 for more details) so that we can analyze aggregated reading and browsing behavior to fulfil the Purpose. The Promoter only provides the digital asset conelevent; Quantified Reading is solely responsible for providing Leetius. Copyright in all conelevent is owned by the conelevent owner, which may be Quantified Reading, the Promoter or its subsidiary companies, or a publishing house and you must not share or otherwise disseminate the digital assets, whether partially or wholly, with anyone else. Your access to the conelevent is exclusive to you. If you do not agree with these Terms and Conditions, you cannot use or take part in Leetius.

Leetius is open to individuals from selected countries that depend on the reading Services being launched. You will need to access Leetius through the website, iOS or Android app on a computer, mobile tablet or phone device. You will need the following browser or mobile OS provider applications and specifications: Android 4.3, iOS 8.0, Chrome version 67.0.3396.87 (Official build, 64 bits), and Firefox (Quantum): 61.0.1 (64 bits). If you are using the internet browser, Firefox, the default pop up blocker in Firefox must be deactivated in order for Leetius to correctly work.

1. Contract

By signing up to Leetius and agreeing to these terms and conditions, you confirm that you are 18 years of age or older, that any registration information that you submit to Quantified Reading is true, accurate and complete, that you will update such information in order to keep it current, and that you agree to the Terms and Conditions.

2. Changes to these Terms and Conditions

Quantified Reading might need to make changes to the Terms and Conditions in the future, and at any time. Any material changes will be communicated to you and your acceptance of and / or continued use of Quantified Reading or Leetius after such notification of changes to the Terms and Conditions will constitute your acceptance of such changes.

3. License Grant

You are granted a limited, non-exclusive, revocable license to make personal, non-commercial use of Leetius (including a right to download the Leetius native applications mentioned at the beginning of this contract) and to consume the digital assets made available through Leetius; this reception can be via constant connection to the Internet or via offline reading achieved through synchronization of digital conelevent between Leetius native applications, and the Quantified Reading servers. You do not have a right to transfer or sublicense your rights under these Terms and Conditions.

4. Offline Reading

Leetius requires the temporary download of conelevent that is kept encrypted in the user's reading devices in order to be locally consumed.

The offline reading functionality is only available from the native mobile applications. Currently offline reading is not yet available from the web or mobile-web versions of Leetius.

In any case, you are not granted any type of ownership of this conelevent, as the relationship with you is the one between a user and Leetius. That is, the license granted in Section 3 still stands on the downloaded conelevent.

5. Recall of Conelevent

Leetius offers conelevent which copyright may belong to the Promoter or any publishing houses that has transferred to the Promoter or Quantified Reading the rights to distribute the conelevent through Leetius. We have the right to recall their conelevent with a well-defined warning notice to you. When conelevent is to be recalled, Quantified Reading will do its best to warn users about this situation as soon as possible, and specially to those who have the conelevent in Leetius folders, or are currently consuming it, but cannot prevent it from happening.

6. Restrictions of use

You agree to take all reasonable care to prevent unauthorized use of Leetius and its conelevent. In addition, you agree that you may not:

  1. copy, reproduce, "screen scrape", store, make available to the public or otherwise use any part of Leetius or its conelevent (including, but not limited to images, text and audio) in a manner not expressly permitted under these Terms and Conditions;

  2. resell any code used to access Leetius;

  3. provide your password to any other person or use any other person’s user name and password;

  4. reverse-engineer, decompile, disassemble, modify or create derivative works based on Quantified Reading or Leetius or any part thereof;

  5. circumvent any technology used by Quantified Reading, its licensors, or any third party to protect conelevent accessible through Quantified Reading and Leetius;

  6. rent or lease any part of Quantified Reading or Leetius;

  7. use Quantified Reading or Leetius in a way that violates the terms of these Terms and Conditions;

  8. circumvent any territorial restrictions applied by Quantified Reading; and

  9. artificially increase read or share count, or otherwise manipulate Quantified Reading or Leetius by using a script or other automated process

7. Advertising and use of computational resources

As consideration for your rights under these Terms and Conditions, you agree that

  1. Quantified Reading has a right to allow Quantified Reading and Leetius to utilize the processor, bandwidth and storage hardware on your computer or other relevant device for the limited purpose of facilitating the communication and transmission of conelevent and other data or features between Quantified Reading and you.

8. Customer support

If you have any questions concerning Quantified Reading, Leetius or these Terms and Conditions, please contact customer service by sending an electronic mail to info@quantifiedreading.com.

9. Data

The Company is the data controller of Personal Data that is collected at Leetius and will use the Personal Data in accordance with the Company’s General Privacy Notice here and as set out in these terms and conditions.

When you sign up to Leetius and during the course of your use of Leetius, we will be collecting Personal Data about you. “Personal Data” means your name and identifying details. We will be collecting the following Personal Data: your name and username, age, gender, working status, email address, IP address (so that we can determine whether you are reading on the move, in different locations or at the same place), consumer preferences (being the digital assets you choose and how much it is consumed – e.g. number of pages read in an ebook), and consumer behaviour (being the following metrics: quantity of the digital asset consumed, digital assets opened; activity and timings; progress of digital assets consumed, chapter access dates, interactions (being where sections of the digital asset are highlighted or noted or commented, night mode use, brightness settings use, bookmarks use, links clicked, referrals made to third parties and details provided in surveys about consumer’s reactions and feedback to the assets and consumer preferences), consumer rhythm, and abandonment rates). Some of the Personal Data will be collected through the use of the third party cookies, Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager – more details can be found on the Cookie Policy found here. The Company will not share such Personal Data with any third parties apart from the Promoter and except for the Purpose and as set out in these terms and conditions.

You consent to the Company to process your Personal Data in accordance with these terms and conditions – by reflecting the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation ((EU) 2016/679) and Data Protection Act 2018. The Company will store your Personal Data on a private, password protected, locked website and on a password protected excel file only accessible to the Company managers appointed for Leetius. Your Personal Data will be converted by Quantified Reading to show aggregated and anonymous data from all the subscribers to Leetius. The Company will use the aggregated and anonymous data to undertake further analysis in accordance with the Purpose. The Company will store this aggregated and anonymous data on a shared drive in a password protected folder, accessible only to the Directors of the Company and divisions of the Company.

The Personal Data shall be deleted on the date you remove your Leetius account and request in writing that your Personal Data be deleted (subject to a reasonable and necessary time period for actioning the request). The Company may store aggregated and anonymized data for the purposes of statistical processing.

10. Term and termination

These Terms and Conditions will become effective in relation to you when you sign up to Leetius and create a Leetius account and are effective unless otherwise terminated early in accordance with these Terms and Conditions.

Quantified Reading reserves the right to terminate these Terms and Conditions or suspend your Leetius account at any time in case of unauthorised, or suspected unauthorised, use of Quantified Reading and Leetius whether in contravention of these Terms and Conditions or otherwise. If Quantified Reading terminates these Terms and Conditions or suspends your Leetius account for any of the reasons set out in this section, Quantified Reading shall have no liability or responsibility to you.

11. No warranty

The use of Quantified Reading and Leetius (including but not limited to its content) is at your own risk. Quantified Reading and Leetius is provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis. To the fullest extent possible under applicable law, Quantified Reading gives no warranty, express or implied, as to the quality, content and availability or fitness for a specific purpose of Quantified Reading or Leetius. In addition, Quantified Reading does not warrant, endorse, guarantee or assume responsibility for any product or service advertised or offered by a third party on or through Quantified Reading or Leetius or any hyperlinked website (including those websites hyperlinked in Quantified Reading or Leetius), or featured in any banner or other advertising. Consequently Quantified Reading will in no way be responsible for any transaction between you and third-party providers of products or services advertised on or through Quantified Reading or Leetius including those transactions related to Quantified Reading or Leetius. As with any purchase of a product or service through any medium or in any environment, you should use your judgment and exercise caution where appropriate. No advice or information whether oral or in writing obtained by you from Quantified Reading shall create any warranty on behalf of Quantified Reading in this regard.

12. Limitation of liability

In no event shall Quantified Reading, its affiliates, officers, directors, employees or licensors, or the Promoter ot the Publisher, its affiliates, officers, directors, employees or licensors be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages (including but not limited to any loss of data, service interruption, computer failure or pecuniary loss) arising out of the use of or inability to use Quantified Reading or Leetius (including but not limited to its content), even if you have advised Quantified Reading about the possibility of such loss, and including any damages resulting therefrom.

Your only right with respect to any problems or dissatisfaction with Quantified Reading and Leetius is to uninstall Quantified Reading and to stop using Quantified Reading or Leetius.

13. Indemnity

You agree to indemnify and hold Quantified Reading and its officers, directors, employees and licensors harmless from any claim or demand (including but not limited to reasonable legal fees) made by a third party due to or arising out of or related to your violation of these Terms and Conditions or your violation of any laws, regulations or third-party rights.

14. Intellectual property

Quantified Reading respects intellectual property rights and expects you to do the same. Please note therefore that Quantified Reading and Leetius is the property of Quantified Reading or Quantified Reading's licensors and protected by intellectual property rights (including but not limited to copyright) and that you do not have a right to use Quantified Reading or Leetius (including but not limited to its content) in any manner not covered by these Terms and Conditions. Furthermore, you must not infringe the intellectual property rights of the Promoter or the Publisher, their affiliates or any third party in using Quantified Reading or Leetius or the content provided through Quantified Reading or Leetius. This means that, for instance, you may not copy any content from Quantified Reading or Leetius except under the cases accepted in these Terms and Conditions.

Further, you may not remove or alter any copyright, trademark or other intellectual property notices contained on or provided through Quantified Reading or Leetius.

15. Technology limitations and modifications

Quantified Reading will make reasonable efforts to keep Quantified Reading and Leetius operational. However, certain technical difficulties or maintenance may, from time to time, result in temporary interruptions. Quantified Reading reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, functions and features of Quantified Reading and Leetius with or without notice.

16. Entire agreement

These Terms and Conditions constitute all the terms and conditions agreed upon between you and Quantified Reading regarding the use of Quantified Reading or Leetius and supersedes any prior agreements in relation to the subject matter of these Terms and Conditions, whether written or oral. Any additional or different terms or conditions in relation to the subject matter of these Terms and Conditions in any written or oral communication from you to Quantified Reading are void. You agree and accept that you have not accepted the terms and conditions of these Terms and Conditions in reliance of or to any oral or written representations made by Quantified Reading not contained in these Terms and Conditions.

17. Severability

Should for any reason or to any extent any provision of these Terms and Conditions be held invalid or unenforceable, such invalidity or enforceability shall not in any manner affect or render invalid or unenforceable the remaining provisions of these Terms and Conditions and the application of that provision shall be enforced to the extent permitted by law.

18. Governing law and disputes

These Terms and Conditions shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the country of Spain. Any dispute, controversy or claim arising under, out of or relating to these Terms and Conditions and any subsequent amendments of these Terms and Conditions, including, without limitation, its formation, validity, binding effect, interpretation, performance, breach or termination, as well as non-contractual claims, shall be submitted to the courts of Madrid, Spain.