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Terms and Conditions for the BMW Labs

BMW AG (Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft, Petuelring 130, 80788 Munich, Germany; in the following “BMW” or “we, us, our”) offers in course of our BMW Labs program services experimental in nature, in the testing phase, and not released for commercial distribution (“BMW Labs Services”). We offer you these experimental services in order to give you the option to experience services we are currently working on, to test and verify their functionality and to support future development based on your feedback and on our tests.

The website of BMW Labs (“Website”) provides you with information about the BMW Labs program, details about the individual BMW Labs Services offered including usage guidelines and applicable requirements and the option to give personal or anonymous feedback about your experience.

I. General conditions for participation in BMW Labs Services

Generally eligible to use the BMW Labs Services is every owner of a BMW vehicle with activated ConnectedDrive services (activated SIM card) and a BMW vehicle connected via his or her ConnectedDrive Account. Additional requirements for individual BMW Labs Services for example with regard to necessary specifications (e.g. packages, options or accessories) or the local availability of a particular BMW Labs Service are outlined on our Website.

II. Changes to the Website and the BMW Labs Services

Since BMW provides in course of the BMW Labs program services during their test and development phase, you understand that BMW may at any time, at its sole discretion, modify, suspend or discontinue the availability of any BMW Labs Service and the Website.

III. Availability of BMW Labs Services

BMW may offer its BMW Labs Services only in some countries and it may be provided only in selected languages. You can find details about the availability of the BMW Labs Services on our Website.

IV. Use of BMW Labs Services

You may not use the BMW Labs Services for any illegal activity, to violate laws in your jurisdiction, to submit unlawful, offensive, abusive, pornographic, harassing, libelous or other inappropriate material or to distribute or post spam, unreasonably large files, chain letters, pyramid schemes, viruses or any other technologies that may harm BMW, or the interest or property of the BMW Labs Service users.

V. Third parties

In course of some BMW Labs Services we will cooperate with third parties. Please be aware that in some cases, terms and conditions or privacy policies of such third parties might apply to your use of BMW Labs Services. We will inform you in adequate manner about the applicability of third parties’ policies in course of our BMW Labs Services.

VI. Feedback about your use of BMW Labs Services

We would appreciate your feedback on your use of any BMW Labs Service and we kindly invite you to give us your impression on the use of any BMW Labs Service via our feedback form on the Website. Via our feedback form, you can give us your feedback in a strictly anonymous manner or by also providing additional personal information. If you do not wish to provide us any information about you, we do not collect any personal data in course of the feedback form on the Website. Any analysis of the usage of our Website will be conducted based on anonymized data.

VII. Privacy

We take the privacy of your personal information very seriously and will only use personal information you disclose to us in accordance with all applicable privacy laws.

VIII. Warranties, liability

The information on this Website is provided "as is" and without warranty of any kind, expressed or implied, including (but not limited to) any implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for any particular purpose, or noninfringement of third party rights. While the information provided is believed to be accurate, it may include errors or inaccuracies. In no event shall BMW be liable to any person for any special, indirect or consequential damages relating to this material, unless caused by gross negligence or intentional misconduct. BMW is not responsible for the contents of websites that are maintained by third parties and therefore waives its liability for any links from this website to other websites.

IX. Rights of BMW

BMW retains all rights, title and interest in the BMW Labs Services and the Website including copyrights and trademarks and in all BMW's products, software and other properties provided to you or used by you in course of the BMW Labs Services or the Website.

X. Support

Support will be provided only via the BMW Labs Website (labs.bmw.com).

XI. Miscellaneous

These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by German law.

BMW reserves the right to change these Terms and Conditions at any time. We will notify you of changes by publishing the amended Terms and Conditions on the BMW Labs website.

Date: November 2015

 

Terms and Conditions for the BMW Labs Interface to IFTTT

BMW AG (Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft, Petuelring 130, 80788 Munich, Germany; in the following “BMW” or “we, us, our”) offers in course of our BMW Labs program services experimental in nature, in the testing phase, and not released for commercial distribution. Among them BMW offers a BMW Labs Interface to IFTTT (“BMW Labs Interface to IFTTT”). You can find more information about BMW Labs and the services offered on our website (labs.bmw.com). IFTTT is the abbreviation of “If This Then That”. IFTTT is a web-based service that allows users to create chains of simple conditional statements, called "recipes", which are triggered based on changes to other web services or, as in the case with BMW, to your BMW vehicle. More information about the use of IFTTT in connection with your BMW vehicle is displayed on the IFTTT website.

Our intention is to provide you with an opportunity to test and evaluate the BMW Labs Interface to IFTTT and to collect your feedback.

By using the BMW Labs Interface to IFTTT, you understand and agree to the following:

I. Service of BMW

BMW offers the technical interface to the IFTTT service by providing the option to choose the BMW Labs widget in your BMW vehicle. We offer our BMW Labs Interface to IFTTT for testing and development purposes. The IFTTT services themselves are neither offered nor conducted by BMW; BMW merely provides with the BMW Labs Interface to IFTTT the technical option to use the IFTTT services in your BMW vehicle and to define your BMW vehicle as an IFTTT trigger as well as an IFTTT action.

BMW offers the BMW Labs Interface to IFTTT during the current test and development phase solely for testing and feedback purposes. While using the BMW Labs Interface to IFTTT, technical errors or irregularities might occur, which might influence your use of the BMW Labs Interface to IFTTT and the connected IFTTT services. Also, the BMW Labs Interface to IFTTT may not be available during maintenance breaks and other times. BMW offers you the BMW Labs Interface to IFTTT “as is”.

Please notice that your use of the IFTTT services is regulated by the respective terms and conditions of IFTTT Inc. These Terms and Conditions only apply to the BMW Labs Interface to IFTTT.

II. Conditions for participation

Generally eligible to use the BMW Labs Interface to IFTTT is every owner of a BMW vehicle with activated ConnectedDrive services (activated SIM card) and a BMW vehicle connected via his or her ConnectedDrive Account. Additional requirements for example with regard to necessary specifications (e.g. packages, options or accessories) or the local availability of the BMW Labs Interface to IFTTT are outlined on our BMW Labs website (labs.bmw.com).

In order to use the IFTTT services connected with the BMW Labs Interface to IFTTT, a user also needs an IFTTT account via which the BMW channel is to be selected. This account as well as the use of the IFTTT services themselves is governed by the applicable terms and conditions of IFTTT Inc.

III. Changes to the BMW Labs Interface to IFTTT

Since BMW provides the BMW Labs Interface to IFTTT during the test and development phase, you understand that BMW may at any time, at its sole discretion, modify, suspend or discontinue the availability of the BMW Labs Interface to IFTTT and thereby the BMW connection to IFTTT which enables you to define your BMW vehicle as a trigger or action with or without notice at any time and without any liability to you.

IV. Liability

You understand that the BMW Labs Interface to IFTTT is made available "as is" and that the BMW Labs Interface to IFTTT might not work flawlessly during the current test phase. BMW makes no, and hereby expressly disclaims all, warranties, express, implied, statutory, or otherwise with respect to the BMW Labs Interface to IFTTT , including noninfringement and the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose.

V. Availability

BMW may offer its BMW Labs Interface to IFTTT only in some countries and it may be provided only in selected languages. You can find details about the availability of the BMW Labs Interface to IFTTT on the BMW Labs website (labs.bmw.com).

VI. Use of BMW Labs Interface to IFTTT

You may not use the BMW Labs Interface to IFTTT for any illegal activity, to violate laws in your jurisdiction, to submit unlawful, offensive, abusive, pornographic, harassing, libelous or other inappropriate material or to distribute or post spam, unreasonably large files, chain letters, pyramid schemes, viruses or any other technologies that may harm the BMW Labs Interface to IFTTT, or the interest or property of the Service users.

VII. Feedback about your use of BMW Labs Interface to IFTTT

We would appreciate your feedback on your use of the BMW Labs Interface to IFTTT and we kindly invite you to give us your impression on the use of BMW Labs Interface to IFTTT via our feedback form on the BMW Labs website (labs.bmw.com). Via the feedback form, you can give us your feedback in a strictly anonymous manner or by also providing additional personal information. If you do not wish to provide us any information about you, we do not collect any personal data in course of the feedback form on the BMW Labs website.

VIII. Privacy

BMW collects and processes certain information in course of your use of the BMW Labs Interface to IFTTT which might be considered personal data. BMW only uses such personal data in order to offer you the BMW Labs Interface to IFTTT, to improve our products and services as the BMW Labs Interface to IFTTT, to protect our and your rights, and to comply with laws and regulations. While processing your personal data, we comply with applicable privacy laws.

BMW is not responsible for the data usage by IFTTT once BMW has transferred any data to IFTTT according to your use of the BMW Labs Interface to IFTTT and the IFTTT services. Please see for details the privacy policy of IFTTT.

IX. Rights of BMW

BMW retains all rights, title and interest in the BMW Labs Interface to IFTTT including copyrights and trademarks and in all BMW's products, software and other properties provided to you or used by you in course of the BMW Labs Interface to IFTTT.

X. Support

Support will be provided only via the BMW Labs Website (labs.bmw.com).

XI. Miscellaneous

These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by German law. BMW reserves the right to change these Terms and Conditions at any time. We will notify you of changes by publishing the amended Terms and Conditions on the BMW Labs website.

Date: November 2015

 

BMW Labs Widget Licenses

  • jquery stripped 2.1.1: MIT (http://opensource.org/licenses/MIT)
  • almond 0.2.9: MIT (http://opensource.org/licenses/MIT)
  • Implementation of GeoHelper.isWithinPolygon: MIT (http://opensource.org/licenses/MIT)
  • Implementation of Util.deepCompare taken from isEqual of underscore and adapted: MIT (http://opensource.org/licenses/MIT)
  • Implementation basis of CrcCalculator.crc8: MIT (http://opensource.org/licenses/MIT)

The MIT License (MIT)

  • jquery stripped 2.1.1: Copyright (c) 2005, 2014 jQuery Foundation, Inc. and other contributors
  • almond 0.2.9: Copyright (c) 2011-2014, The Dojo Foundation All Rights Reserved.
  • Implementation of GeoHelper.isWithinPolygon: Copyright (c) 2011 James Halliday
  • Implementation of Util.deepCompare taken from isEqual of underscore and adapted: Copyright (c) Jeremy Ashkenas, DocumentCloud and Investigative Reporters & Editors
  • Implementation basis of CrcCalculator.crc8: Copyright (c) 2015 Bastian Molkenthin

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