Terms of Service

Last updated 12/8/14

Playground Digital LLC (“Company”) owns PLAYGround and PLAYMessenger app (hereinafter jointly referred to as “PLAYGround”) and the correlating websites www.playgroundos.com and www.playmessenger.com, (hereinafter jointly referred to as “websites”). These Terms of Service govern an adult and child’s (person 12 years and younger) use of PLAYGround and websites, and all associated Company children’s products regardless of how you access or use it. By PLAYGround, we refer to the products and services we make available via mobile telecommunications, social networking platforms, and / or app stores.

IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH THESE TERMS, DO NOT USE THE SERVICE. WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO MAKE CHANGES TO THESE TERMS AT ANY TIME, WHEREOF WE WILL PROVIDE NOTICE ON THE WEBSITES. YOUR CONTINUED USE OF OUR SERVICE THEREAFTER CONSTITUTES YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THE REVISED TERMS.

Use of PLAYGround

Persons under 17 years of age and younger require parent / legal guardian permission prior to using all PLAYGround features. If a parent / legal guardian does not give child permission and does not verify themselves through the PRIVO verification process, the child may use PLAYGround and the websites, but their interaction and access to PLAYGround will be limited. If you are 18 years or older you can access PLAYGround as an adult, without the approval of a parent/legal guardian.
Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act

In compliance with COPPA (Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act) only adults, parents and legal guardians, are permitted to give personally identifiable information concerning of child 12 and under: To comply with these laws and regulations, we have received certification from PRIVO (Privacy Vaults Online Inc.), an FTC-approved, neutral third-party COPPA Safe Harbor and identity & consent service provider, for PLAYGround via PRIVO-Cert® – PRIVO’s Privacy Assurance Certification.

Ownership of Material

The Company owns all materials that appear in PLAYGround and associated websites, including any trademarks, trade names, slogans, logos, designs, graphics, pictures, images, text, content or other materials, including all copyright, trademark, patent, and other intellectual property rights. All such rights of the Company are hereby asserted and reserved, and may not be replicated or used without prior permission, including using content in a way that is likely to cause confusion among consumers, in a commercial manner, or otherwise infringing on Company rights.

Licensing of Application

We hereby grant you a personal, non-exclusive, revocable license to download and install PLAYGround on your device, subject to the Terms of this agreement. You may not: (i) transfer or sublicense PLAYGround to anyone else; (ii) copy, modify, or distribute PLAYGround; (iii) any commercial use without our permission/licensing, reverse engineer, decompile, or create derivative works for PLAYGround (this product is Patent Pending); (iv) use PLAYGround in any unlawful manner or in a manner inconsistent with these Terms and / or COPPA compliance. We may, at any time and without notice, revoke membership to and / or use of PLAYGround should you (parent, adult, or child) breach these Terms.

Registration

In order to use PLAYGround, you must register an account, specifically using PRIVO certified credentials and a PLAYGround username. During registration kids will be asked to provide certain personal information, including your first name, last name initial, date of birth, and parent email address. Parents and adults are asked to provide first and last names, gender, date of birth, email address, mailing address, and a form of individual identifier including driver’s license number, last four digits of SSN, or valid credit card number; which is used to verify identity of adults through PRIVO-Cert™ verification. PLAYGround OS, PLAYMessenger, and related sites are certified under the PRIVO-Cert® – PRIVO’s Privacy Assurance Certification (the “Certification”). In accordance with the Certification, the Company adheres to the strict information collection, use and disclosure requirements. In accordance with COPPA, by registering an account for a child under the age of 13, you agree, consent, and authorize our collection, use, and disclosure of the child’s personal information in accordance with these Terms, Privacy Policy, and COPPA.

Parent’s Rights

Company or any subsidiaries / associated brand(s) will not disclose information about children, more than is necessary to participate in PLAYGround. Parents have the authority to review submitted information about their child and may contact the Company to delete previously gathered information or to refuse to allow any future collection and use of their child’s information.

Contact Us

If you have any questions regarding the outlined Terms of Service you may contact us.

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