Terms of Service

Welcome to Nettia.

These terms of service comprise the terms and conditions set forth below and any additional terms on the Site (together “Terms of Service”) and govern your use of the services provided by Nettia Oy (“Nettia” or “Telz” or “we”) to you under the brands of Telz.

Acceptance of Terms

You agree to be bound by the Terms of Service if you: (i) access the website telz.com and such other sites that are operated by Nettia from time to time (the “Site”); (ii) download a Telz application to your mobile device (an "App"); or (iii) use Nettia’s services

Nettia may without notice renew, modify or amend the Terms of Service from time to time. If you continue to use the Services you accept such revisions.

Jurisdictional Restrictions

If you are residing in a jurisdiction where it is prohibited by law to offer or use Internet telephony or the Services, you may not use the Services in such jurisdiction.

Third Party

Your access to and use of a service provided by a third party service or content provider, including but not limited to your local mobile operator ("Provider"), may also be subject to the Provider's terms and conditions

Use of the Services

You may only use the Services subject to your compliance with these Terms of Service.

Usernames and password

In order to use the Services, you are required to register as a user with Nettia. You agree to provide true, accurate, current and complete information in all fields indicated as mandatory when registering for the Services, as well as any additional information provided or any amendments made by you. Subject to such registration you will receive access to your Nettia account (the "Account"). Not limiting the aforesaid, Nettia may in certain geographical locations offer you.

Unauthorized Use/Stolen Device

As part of signing up on the Site you will choose a password (“password”) required for access to and use of the Services. You are responsible for all actions that take place as a result of access to or use of the Services via your password and/or via your mobile phone (“Device”) independently of whether the access was made by yourself or by a third party using your password and/or Device.

If your Device is stolen or if you become aware of unauthorized use of the Services you must notify us immediately to suspend the Services and block your Account. You are responsible for all charges to your Account until the Services are suspended. We have the right to change your password and account name at any time in our sole discretion and without notice.

No Unlawful or Prohibited Use

You expressly acknowledge and agree to use the Services solely for lawful purposes. In this respect you may not, without limitation (a) intercept or monitor, damage or modify any communication which is not intended for you, (b) send any unsolicited commercial communication, (c) use the Services in any fraudulent way, (d) submit or post to the Site or expose any third party to material which infringe any third party’s intellectual property rights or violate the rights of any third party, is offensive, defamatory, racist, pornographic, illegal, harmful to minors, indecent or otherwise, in Nettia’s sole discretion, is objectionable. Furthermore you may not use the Services in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair any Nettia server, or the network(s) connected to any Nettia server, or interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of the Services.

Submission of information to Nettia

In the course of using the Service, users may provide information about themselves which may be visible to certain other users You grant Nettia a royalty-free, world-wide, transferable, sub-licensable, perpetual and irrevocable license to use any information you post or transmit in the course of using the Services.

Disclosure of information

Nettia reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as Nettia deems necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove or restrict any information or materials, in whole or in part, in Nettia's sole discretion

No warranties

Nettia shall endeavor to provide the Services with minimum disruptions. However, Nettia does not make any express warranty regarding the Services and disclaims any implied warranty, including any warranty of merchantability, satisfactory quality, or fitness for a particular purpose. Nettia cannot guarantee that the Services will always function without disruptions, delay or other imperfections and Nettia may choose not to provide service to countries or calling areas at its sole discretion. Nettia cannot guarantee transfer your number.

Since the Services will be transmitted e.g. through public Internet lines and the public switched telephone network, you acknowledge that there may be power outages or Internet service disruption and you may experience some disruptions in the Services, e.g. packet loss and delay.

Additionally, you also understand that Nettia cannot guarantee that information or communications sent using the Services are not encrypted and could be potentially subject to interception by law enforcement officials or other third parties over the public Internet. Nettia will not be liable for any disruption, delays, interception or other omissions in the Services.

Suspension and Interruption of your Nettia Account and the Services

Any fraudulent use of the Services, or any use for any illegal, improper or unethical purpose is strictly prohibited. Should Nettia find or have reasons to believe that you are liable for any such use, Nettia has the right to cancel your Nettia Account immediately, without prior notice to you, and without any obligation to compensate you for any loss you may suffer due to such cancellation. In addition, Nettia may prevent, at any time, in its sole discretion and without prior notice to you, any and all use of the Services for any reason whatsoever, including but not limited to, fraudulent patterns in the use of the Service, excessive usage, unlawful use, or any other misuse. Within such prevention, Nettia has the right to suspend your Nettia Account should Nettia have any reason to suspect that you misuse the Services. You are fully responsible towards Nettia for all (including any fraudulent) use of the Services which is or can be connected to your Nettia Account.

Furthermore, Nettia has the right, without any liability, to refuse, restrict, limit, suspend and/or interfere or interrupt the Services or any part thereof, without any prior notice to you, for the repair, improvement, and/or upgrade of such service or for any of the reasons for termination set forth in these terms, or any other business reason.

Communication

The content of the communications made using the Services are entirely determined by the person from whom such content originates. You therefore may be exposed to content that is offensive, harmful, indecent or otherwise objectionable. Nettia will not be liable for any type of communication spread by means of the Services.

Intellectual property rights

All copyright, trademarks, patents and other intellectual property rights in any material or content (including without limitation software, data, applications, information, text, photographs, music, sound, videos, graphics, logos, symbols, artwork and other material or moving images) used in the provision of the Services or is either owned by Nettia or has been licensed to Nettia by the rights owner(s) for use as part of the Services. Nothing in these Terms of Service shall grant you any intellectual property rights in the Services or in respect of any content or communication delivered using the Services.

Furthermore, Nettia has the right to remove any materials posted to the Site in its sole discretion.

VOIP SERVICES

Nettia provides you with the possibility to use international calling services and other electronic communication services as provided by Nettia from time to time (the "VoIP Services"), on the terms and conditions set forth in the Terms of Service. The calling services are available from smartphone, landline or feature phone.

No emergency calls

The VoIP Services do not and are not intended to support or carry emergency calls to any type of hospitals, law enforcement agencies, medical care unit or any type of emergency services of any kind and Nettia is not liable in any manner for such calls. In the event that, with your permission, another user uses your Account, you are responsible to inform that user that it is not possible to support or carry emergency calls with the VoIP Services.

No SMS, MMS or FAX messages

The service provided by Nettia do not and are not intended to support messaging via SMS, MMS nor FAX.

PAYMENT, RATES AND ACCOUNTS

Payment

In order to purchase VoIP Services or to charge your Account you shall pay Nettia the rates as stated on the Site, or the App as applicable depending on the type of Services that you use, by use of such payment methods as set forth on the Site or in the App, e.g. by connecting a credit card to your Account or by bank payment.

Rates and VAT

The rates for the VoIP Services are published on the Site http://telz.com. Nettia reserves the right to change the rates at any time without notice. If you do not wish to accept such adjustment of rates, you are entitled to terminate the Account with effect from the date on which the adjustment of rates would become effective. You agree that by continuing to use the VoIP Services, following the adjustments of the rates, you accept such adjustments.

Unless stated otherwise, all rates and charges for the VoIP Services shall be stated in Euro (EUR) and shall be exclusive of value added taxes (VAT) or any other applicable taxes or fees.

Minute rounding

Nettia calls are charged per minute and rounded up to the next minute. For e.g., if you call for 7 minutes and 10 seconds we will round up your call to 8 minutes.

Refund

You may request for a refund by submitting a written request in English to Nettia’s customer services at support@telz.com. Refund requests carried out through other means shall not be eligible for the refund. For the avoidance of doubt, no refunds shall be given for services paid or credit acquired through gift or similar. Nettia reserves the right to deny repetitive refund requests. Any abuse by you of the terms relating to refunds hereunder shall lead to the termination of this Agreement. All payments older than 90 days are non-refundable. In exceptional cases we can refund calls that failed to connect back to your Nettia account, whose duration does not exceed 30 seconds and which are not older than 30 days. You can send your request to support@telz.com so that our agents evaluate your case.

Account and receipt

Nettia may provide an account history on the Site that includes information about your Account activity, payments, calling history during a limited period, and your current Account balance , which may change from time to time. IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO PRINT OR SAVE A COPY OF YOUR CALL SHEET AND YOUR RECEIPT AND TO RETAIN COPIES FOR YOUR RECORDS. Nettia will use commercially reasonable efforts to correct any technical failures relating to the Account History within a reasonable time. However, your inability to view the Account History does not extend, or relieve you of, your obligation to pay any amounts owing to Nettia.

Accounting errors

If you believe that Nettia has charged your Account in error, you must submit a written request in English for refund by contacting Nettia’s customer services via support@telz.com within 30 days after the date the error first appears on your Account History.

Expiration of credits

A credit balance for the Services on the Account expires 12 months after the last activity of the Services. Credit balances that are not used within the said 12 months day period will be lost.

TERMINATION AND CANCELLATION

Service termination/default

If you breach any of the Terms of Service, or if you are subject to any proceeding under bankruptcy, insolvency, liquidation or similar laws, you will be in default and we may, without notice to you, suspend the Services and/or terminate the Terms of Service.

Cancellation of your Services

You may terminate the Terms of Service and cancel the Services at any time. Unless otherwise stated herein, all Services will be cancelled within 5 days of receipt of written notice from you to support@telz.com.

Limitation of Liability

Nettia is not liable for acts or omissions of any Provider, for information provided through your Device, equipment failure or modification, or causes beyond our reasonable control. We are not liable for service outages or for service limitations or interruptions. We are not liable for any accidents or incidents which result from the use of the Services by you or any other person. Our liability and the liability of any underlying Provider for any failure or mistake shall in no event exceed the VoIP Services' charges during the affected period. We and any underlying Provider are not liable for any loss of data, loss of profit, loss of goodwill or loss or damage which is indirect, incidental, punitive or consequential. We, and any underlying Provider, are not liable for economic loss or injuries to persons or property arising from the use of the Services. This paragraph shall survive termination of the Terms of Service.

MISCELLANEOUS

Assignment

We may assign all or part of our agreement pursuant to these Terms of Service without your consent or notice. You may not assign our agreement without our prior written approval.

Indemnity

You agree to indemnify and hold Nettia and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents or other partners, and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including without limitation attorneys' fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your (a) use of the Site or the Services including without limitation posting and submitting of any material, (b) connection to the Site or the Services (c) violation of the Terms of Service, or (d) violation of any rights of another person or entity.;

Applicable law and competent court

The Terms of Service shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Finland without giving effect to the conflict of laws or provisions of Finland or your actual state or country of residence. Any dispute, controversy or claim arising out of or in relation to the Terms of Service, your relationship with Nettia including any non-contractual obligations, will be exclusively subject to the jurisdiction of the courts of the district of Finland.

Entire Agreement

These Terms of Service represent the entire agreement between you and us and supersedes all prior offers, contracts, agreements and representations. The Terms of Service supersede all promises made to you by our client services agents, representatives or employees. If any part of the Terms of Service is found invalid, the balance remains enforceable.

IMPORTANT — PLEASE READ CAREFULLY

Our communication with you and your privacy is important to us and we take great care to safeguard the ways in which any information you provide us with is collected and used.

Registration

By registration you acknowledge you are of legal age, provided true information and are fully authorized to sign on behalf of any group requesting the Services.

Information collection and use in general

Nettia uses your personal information to improve the Services, inter alia to offer more effective customer service. Your details may be stored and processed in Finland or any other country in which Nettia or its affiliates, subsidiaries or agents maintain facilities. By using the Services, you consent to any such transfer of information outside your country. Nettia abides by applicable safe harbour frameworks regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal information.

Sharing of your Personal Information

We will not disclose your personal information outside Nettia and its controlled subsidiaries and affiliates without your consent, except as described in herein. Some services may be offered in conjunction with another company. In such cases, both Nettia and the other company may receive information collected in conjunction with these co-branded services.

Offers and Promotions by third parties

We may use external advertising companies to serve ads when you have visited the Site. These companies may use information (NOT including your name, address email address or telephone number) about your visits to the Site and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you

Accessing your personal information

To help prevent your personal information from being viewed by others, you will be required to sign in with your credentials (mobile number and password).

Communications, notifications etc.

Nettia may send you messages about updates, faults, alerts and other types of issues relating to technical aspects and/or the usability of the Services. Furthermore, when you use the Services through your mobile phone, Nettia may use notification services to let you know of incoming calls (also when your are not actively running an App). These services may be provided by a third party.

Nettia may occasionally ask you to provide information on your experiences of using the Services which will be used to improve the quality of the Services. You are under no obligations to provide any such information. Any and all information which is voluntarily submitted by you in relation to any survey that you take part in is used for the purposes of reviewing this feedback and improving the Services.

Nettia may from time to time contact you by email, phone, SMS or through any other appropriate information channel to keep you up to date with news about Nettia and the Services, including new products, campaigns and promotions.

Security of your personal information

Nettia uses advanced security technologies and procedures to protect your personal information from unauthorised access. Your details are stored on computer systems with limited access in controlled facilities, and credit card numbers and passwords are protected with Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption when transferred over the internet. Your password helps protect your accounts and personal information, and therefore it is your responsibility to keep your password confidential. Do not share it with anyone, and make sure you log out before leaving the Site.

Log files and IP addresses

Nettia uses your IP address to diagnose our server problems and to administer the Site. Excluded Numbers Premium-, special-, service- and non-geographical numbers are excluded from Nettia Deals.

YOU EXPRESSLY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ THIS AGREEMENT AND UNDERSTAND THE RIGHTS, OBLIGATIONS, TERMS AND CONDITIONS SET FORTH HEREIN. BY CLICKING ON THE SIGN UP BUTTON AND/OR CONTINUING TO INSTALL THE NETIA SOFTWARE, YOU EXPRESSLY CONSENT TO BE BOUND BY ITS TERMS AND CONSITIONS AND GRANT TO NETTIA THE RIGHTS SET FORTH HEREIN.