Terms Of Use

This website tecia.com and its subpages (in the following for simplicity called “this website”) is a project by Tecia AB, Stureplan 4c, 11435 Stockholm/Östermalm, Sweden (in the following called “Tecia AB” or “we”). On this website we offer free information about our company Tecia AB and it’s projects like the messaging app Quano. The following terms of use govern the legal terms between Tecia AB and the users of this website.

§1 Scope and usage

  1. By using this website, the user accepts these terms of use.

  2. Only those users are authorised to use this website that are of age and legally allowed to act on their behalf, or that act in accordance with their authorized representatives.

  3. At any time can we restrict or completely shut down this website or individual content, services or functions of the website. Especially, we do not guarantee the functioning of this website or its services or functions, nor compatibility to the system of the user.

  4. If users violate these terms of use, we reserve the right to prosecute or civilly sue these users. If costs or damage for Tecia AB originate in a violation of these terms of use by a user, we reserve the right to demand these costs, or the costs that correspond to the damage made, to the full extend from that user.

  5. Terms that deviate from these terms of use only apply, if they have been confirmed in writing by Tecia AB, and have not been replaced by a newer version of these terms of use.

§2 Data protection

  1. The privacy and protection of your data is very important to us. Within these terms of use, you accept the terms of our privacy policy. We do politely ask you to carefully read it, see the preceding link.

§3 Content, functions and services

  1. The main feature of this website is the free-of-cost information around our company Tecia AB and subtopics like encrypted chat, encryption, privacy, instant messaging, and especially our mobile app Quano. We try to only put up correct information that can help our users. However, wrong or misleading information on the website can never be fully excluded. We are not liable for any damage or costs that originate due to any such wrong or misleading information.

§4 Copyright

  1. For any content as texts, photos, videos, etc as well as the layout of this website, Tecia AB or the licensor or the given author has the copyright.

  2. You are allowed to perform printouts of our pages for your private use and you can use links to our website or subpages in your mails, messages or your website. However, it is strictly forbidden to publish content or layout of our website on other websites (commercial or private) or on print media of any kind. Additionally, any remodeling of our contents for subsequent use is forbidden.

  3. If a user has the suspicion, that his or her copyrights are infringed by improper use on this website, this first user has to immediately indicate this situation to us. After receiving an inquiry of this kind, we will immediately check named suspicion, and on confirmation of named suspicion we will immediately remove the corresponding content from this website. The user commits to refrain from any legal steps against us, unless we comply with named inquiry within two weeks after receiving it.

§5 Sharing of content – responsibility of the user and copyright

  1. When a user shares content, e.g. by using the contact formular, the user assures to have all needed copyrights to share that content with us and to stay in accordance with these terms of use while doing so.

  2. The responsibility for any content shared by a user lies at this user.

  3. When a user shares content, the copyright remains at this user, but by sharing the content, the user transfers a free-of-cost, under-licensable, transferable, non-exclusive, worldwide, and timewise unlimited license to Tecia AB to use the content shared by the user.

  4. If damage or costs arise due to content shared by a user, e.g. due to legal steps taken against Tecia AB, the user that shared respective content agrees to replace theses costs or the costs corresponding to the damage that arose.

  5. Users agree that we are not responsible for content shared by a user, especially not for mistakes or wrong or misleading information, and we are not responsible for damage or costs that arise due to content shared by a user.

  6. Further responsibilities of the user when sharing content, in order to protect other users, are contained in the following paragraph.

§6 Responsibilities of users and protection of other users

  1. When sharing content, the user is obligated to restrict herself/himself to content, for which all of the following conditions apply.
    • The user has the copyright and all necessary rights to share the content on this website.

    • The content does not contain any non-approved commercial content, as for example spam.

    • The content does not violate Swedish, European or international applicable law. Neither does the shared content contain links to articles, websites or services that violate any named applicable law.

  2. Content that raises our suspicion to not be in accordance with one or more of the above-mentioned conditions, or to contradict good taste, can be blocked or deleted by us.

§7 Security

  1. The security of this website and the entered user data is dear to our heart. We protect them by using standardized security mechanisms, but can nevertheless not guarantee one hundred percent security. To warrant highest possible security, the following conditions belong to the responsibilities of users as well.

  2. The user is not allowed to access our website with automated means or computer algorithms like robots and spiders without prior written content by us.

  3. The user agrees not without our permission to log into the administrator region or the database of this website, nor to upload malicious code like viruses or trojans to this website.

  4. The user agrees not to perform any actions like denial-of-service attacks, which influence the functioning of this website or its functions.

  5. The user agrees not to support or encourage any violation against these terms of use.

§8 Exclusion of liability

  1. We seek to publish as complete and correct content as possible on this website. A real completeness can however never be reached in the complex topics of encryption, encrypted chat, privacy, security and our mobile app Quano. We try by continuous addition of content to come as close to the ideal as possible. We can neither guarantee that all information is timely and correct. Within these terms of use, the user accepts the following exclusion of liability:

  2. We do not guarantee the completeness, correctness or timeliness of the information available on this website. Especially, any claims of replacements for costs or damage to a user, that happen to a user for any reason related to this website, are excluded, unless otherwise stated in these terms of use. This exclusion especially governs the case that damage or costs arise due to wrong or misleading information on this website.

  3. Our website contains links to external websites, services or databases (in the following summarized as “external services”), for which we do not have influence on their content. For by us generated links to external services, we have checked these respective external services for statutory violation and could not detect any. A permanent control of external services, to which we link from this website, is not economically reasonable, unless a concrete suspicion of violation lies on hand. For this reason, we do not warrant for external services to which we link, but the provider of each respective external service is liable for the content of that external service. If we receive indication of a statutory violation of an external service to which we link, we will check this external service again and in case of statutory violation remove the link immediately.

§9 Validity and change

  1. New content, functions, analysis functions, legal constraints or mistakes in our terms of use can make it necessary to revise or complement these terms of use. Additionally, a purely linguistic revision of these terms of use could appear reasonable. Therefore, we reserve the right to revise or complement these terms of use at any time. These terms of use are valid from the time they are published on this website, until they are replaced by a new version that is published on this website.

  2. Since we in general do not have contact data of our users, we cannot and will not send any message to the users when a new version of these terms of use comes into effect.

  3. The date (according to Swedish time) of the latest revision of these terms of use can be found at the end of these terms of use.

  4. Should individual paragraphs, subparagraphs or formulations of these terms of use contradict applicable law, then all other paragraphs, subparagraphs or formulations of these terms of use still remain valid.

§10 Place of jurisdiction

  1. The place of jurisdiction is at the head office of Tecia AB.

Last change: June 19th, 2018