License Agreement for Yandex Zen for Mobile Devices
Before using the program, please read the terms and conditions of the below License Agreement.
Any use of the program means that you fully and unconditionally accept the terms and conditions of this License Agreement.
If you do not accept the License Agreement in full, you may not use the program for any purpose.
This text of License Agreement is a translation into English of the official Russian version of the text, published at https://yandex.ru/legal/zen_mobile_agreement, in the event of a conflict between the terms of the License Agreement in Russian and its translation, the Russian version of the License Agreement shall prevail.
1. General Provisions
1.2. By copying the Program, installing it on his or her mobile device or using the Program in any way, the User expresses his or her full and unconditional consent to all terms and conditions of the License.
1.3. The Program can be used only under this License. If the User does not accept the terms and conditions of the License in full, the User may not use the Program for any purpose. It is prohibited to use the Program in violation of (failing to fulfill) any of the terms and conditions of the License.
1.4. The Program can be used by the User free of charge under the terms and conditions of this License for personal non-commercial purposes. It is only possible to use the Program under terms and in ways not covered by this License based on a separate agreement with the Rightholder.
1.5. When using the Program, the User agrees that the following documents, the terms whereof fully apply to the use of the Program, form an integral part of this License:
The said documents (inter alia, any parts thereof) can be unilaterally amended by the Rightholder without any special notice. New versions of the documents shall come into effect upon their publication, unless otherwise stipulated by the new versions.
1.6. This License and all relations associated with the use of the Program shall be subject to law of the Russian Federation, and any claims or actions arising out of or in connection with this License or the use of the Program shall be submitted to and reviewed by courts at the Rightholder’s location.
1.7. The Rightholder can provide the User with a translation of this License from Russian into other languages. However, in case of conflict between the License in Russian and its translation, only the Russian version of the License shall be legally binding.
2. Rights to the Program
2.1. The exclusive right to the Program is vested in the Rightholder.
3.1. The Rightholder shall, free of charge and under an ordinary (non-exclusive) license, grant to the User the non-transferable right to use the Program in all countries of the world in the following ways:
3.1.1. to use the Program as intended, wherefore to copy and install (reproduce) it on the User's mobile device(-s). The User may install the Program on an unlimited number of mobile devices. When installed on mobile devices, each copy of the Program is assigned an individual number automatically reported to the Rightholder.
3.1.2. to reproduce and distribute the Program for non-commercial purposes (free of charge).
4.1. Except as used in the scope and in the ways expressly stipulated by this License or laws of the Russian Federation, the User may not modify, decompile, disassemble, decrypt and perform any other actions with the object code of the Program meant to obtain information on the implementation of algorithms used in the Program, create derivative works using the Program and otherwise use (allow to use) the Program, without the Rightholder’s written consent.
4.2. The User may not reproduce and distribute the Program for commercial purposes (inter alia, for a fee), inter alia, as part of software product collections, without the Rightholder’s written consent.
4.3. The User may not distribute the Program in any form other than the form received, without the Rightholder’s written consent.
5. Terms of Using Certain Functions of the Program
5.1. Some functions of the Program can only be performed with access to the Internet. The User shall independently obtain and pay for such access under terms and as per tariffs of its telecom or Internet provider.
5.3. Hereby, the User is notified and agrees that the Program can collect, store and transfer the following data to the Rightholder: type of operating system of the User's device, statistics on the use of functions of the Program, Internet protocol (IP) address of the User's device, location-based information on the User, data on Wi-Fi networks available to the User, data of cookies, information needed to display Links and advertising (including web history of the User), any other technical information needed for the Program to operate, and personal details the User provides independently to sign up further or when using the Program.
5.5. The Program includes a database of audio recordings intended to be used as part of audiovisual content created by the User and posted on Yandex.Zen service (hereinafter referred to as "Music" and "Content" respectively).
The Rightholder provides the User with the opportunity to use Music free of charge by copying, reproducing and making available to the public, solely for the purpose of including Music in Content and posting it on Yandex.Zen service.
Content created by the User shall be an audiovisual work with a running time of no more than 180 seconds, created personally by the User and downloaded by means of a mobile device (smartphone).
The User may not use Music as part of advertising content or content within which the goods or services of the User and/or third parties are promoted, as well as part of Content created at the request of third parties, such as TV shows, feature motion pictures, radio/podcasts, video games.
The User may not extract Music from the Program database, use Music separately, i.e. apart from Content created by the User, distribute Content, including Music, outside the Yandex.Zen service and/or use Music in any ways other than those provided for by this clause of the License or current legislation.
The User may cut the length of Music in order to include and use it within Content, but he may not process and/or change Music in any other way.
6. Liability under the License
6.1. The Program is provided "as is". The Rightholder provides no guarantees of error- and trouble-free operation of the Program or its certain components and/or functions, fitness of the Program for specific goals and expectations of the User, and provides no other guarantees, which are not expressly stated in this License.
6.2. The Rightholder shall not be held liable for any direct or indirect consequences of any use of or impossibility to use the Program and/or any damage inflicted on the User and/or third parties as a result of any use of, failure or impossibility to use the Program or its certain components and/or functions, inter alia, due to possible errors or malfunctions of the Program, except as expressly stipulated by laws.
6.3. All questions and claims related to the use of / impossibility to use the Program and possible disregard of laws and/or third-party rights by the Program shall be forwarded via the feedback form available at firstname.lastname@example.org.
7. Updates / New Versions of the Program and Third-Party Software
7.1. This License covers all future updates / new versions of the Program. By agreeing to install an update / new version of the Program, the User accepts the terms and conditions of this License for relevant updates / new versions of the Program, if there is no other License Agreement for the update / new version of the Program.
8. Amendments to this License
8.1. This License Agreement can be unilaterally amended by the Rightholder. User's notices of amendments made in this License are posted at: https://yandex.com/legal/zen_mobile_agreement. The said amendments to the terms and conditions of the License Agreement shall come into effect once published, unless otherwise specified in the relevant publication.
Date of publication: 10.03.2022
Previous version of the document: https://yandex.com/legal/zen_mobile_agreement/14102021
Previous version of the document: https://yandex.com/legal/zen_mobile_agreement/01092021
Previous version of the document: https://yandex.com/legal/zen_mobile_agreement/19102017