These General Terms and Conditions (hereinafter referred to as “Terms andConditions” or “Terms”) are intended to define the terms by which theCompany Kubity grants access to and enables the use of its different applications and products (also called “Products” hereinafter) through different channels (the web, the desktop and mobile applications, the CAD extensions, the software systems), as well as to define the rights and obligations of the various parties within this framework. These Terms andConditions are applicable with no exception to all visitors, Users and any other person who accesses and uses the Kubity products (hereinafter designated as “User” or “Users”).
This English version is for information only; even if it is an accurate translation of the genuine terms and conditions in the French language, only the French version, as stated in article 23, may be used in the event of any contradiction or dispute concerning the meaning of any of the terms or provisions.
Kubity is a French company registered under the Registry of Trade andCompanies of Paris under the number 788 542 439 whose head office is located at 33 Rue de Miromesnil 75008 Paris.
Address: 33 Rue de Miromesnil, 75008 Paris, France
Telephone: +33 (0)1 44 690 407
The User guarantees and represents to be either:
4.1 - In order to use any Kubity products you must first accept these Terms. We advise you to print a copy of these Terms for your records; These Terms are accepted when:
4.2 - Access to Kubity Products by a User entails their acceptance without any reservation of the Terms and Conditions. Acceptance of these Terms and Conditions can only be full and complete. Any qualified acceptance shall be considered as null and void. The User who does not accept to be bound by these Terms and Conditions must not access or use the Kubity Products.
Kubity provides a range of applications and products to enlarge the access of 3D and virtual reality to everyone on every kind of display. Kubity aims at making 3D a new vector of conversation and communication, by facilitating the sharing and the visualization of 3D models. It intends to give to the creators of 3D the possibility to control the diffusion and the integrity of their work, and to bring to viewers proper command of 3D exploration.
Kubity will regularly release and update applications and products to meet the needs of its Users. At the date of this notice, it provides the following:
It allows a User to convert a 3D model (SketchUp file) in a supported format (Kubity Model) to view, share and present a project in AR/VR or on a webpage.
2. Kubity Go mobile app (for Android and iOS):
It is the mobile app for Kubity. It displays a Kubity Model seamlessly across devices and allows for immersive AR/VR experiences, remote presentations, device-to-device share, and on-the-go access.
It is a web app for SketchUp models that automatically renders scenes in photorealistic detail and exports them in mp4 video format.
It is a plugin for Revit that allows to export a Revit file (.rvt) as a SketchUp file (.skp). rvt2skpPRO conserves the geometry, materials, textures, and linked models of the 3D model.
5. 2VR (skp2vr and rvt2vr):
rvt2VR and skp2VR are dedicated plugins for Trimble SketchUp and Autodesk Revit that allow instant 3D exploration in 1:1 scale immersive desktop VR. 2VR is compatible with Oculus Rift and HTCVive headsets.
All Kubity products, applications and software preserve the integrity of the original 3D model. The conversion of a 3D model uses extracted data without modifying the original model. Access to the converted 3D model is for visualization only and does not allow modification or transformation of the 3D model in any way.
Kubity offers a free trial of Kubity products and applications for a first-time user. No credit card is required. At the end of the trial, the User is not obligated to purchase a product.
If you have purchased Kubity applications and product through a third party, these Terms of Sale do not apply. Kubity is not liable for any claims related to purchases made through third parties. The users in this situation have to contact the third party directly
Without prejudice to other obligations provided for in these Terms and Conditions, the User accepts without any reservation the following provisions:
8.1 - The User respects and abides by all laws and regulations in force and commits not to violate public order or infringe on the rights of any third party.
8.2 - The User guarantees to be individually and solely responsible of their use of the products and in particular for any relations that he/she may form with other Users and/or third parties and for the information that he/she may share with others. The User must exercise appropriate caution and good judgment in these relations and exchanges. The User also undertakes, in these exchanges with other Users and/or third parties, to respect the usual rules of politeness and courtesy.
8.3 - The User must provide Kubity with all necessary information for the proper implementation of the Products. More generally, the User agrees to actively cooperate with Kubity in order to ensure the proper application of these Terms and Conditions.
8.4 - The User acknowledges and accepts that the implementation and use of Kubity applications and products requires a connection to the Internet, to have a device with the appropriate technology and that the functioning of Kubity depends directly on this connection for which the User shall be individually and solely responsible.
8.5 - The User acknowledges having understood the specifications and constraints, particularly of a technical nature, of the entire range of Kubity Products. In these regards, the User acknowledges and represents to be individually and solely responsible for checking the required configuration that is indicated in order to access and/or use the Products, before registering and/or accessing the Products.
8.6 - The User undertakes all necessary precautions when using a Kubity application with any augmented and virtual reality service or device. Kubity shall in no way be held liable in the event of any accident, especially related to a loss of concentration.
8.7 - The User renounces claiming any type of payment, fee, royalty, indemnity or financial compensation from Kubity for any aspect of functioning, as described in the present document.
9.1 - The Kubity User is individually and solely responsible for the form and content of any 3D model used with Kubity Products.
9.2 - The User represents that his/her 3D model used with Kubity applications and products, does not disrupt public order, is not contrary to accepted standards of public decency, does not infringe any third party rights or legal provision and/or regulation, and more generally, is in no way likely to expose Kubity or make it incur in any type of liability, including but not limited to civil or criminal liability.
In compliance with the above, Kubity User therefore undertakes to refrain from inserting into Kubity in particular, but not limited to:
9.3 - User represents that he/she has all the necessary rights and authorizations on 3D model inserted in Kubity. User shall not use a 3D model which belong to any third party without the proper legal authorization.
9.4 - For the Kubity PRO subscribers, Kubity commits not to access the 3D models inserted in Kubity.
The nature of the 3D model is the sole responsibility of the Users, and Kubity shall not moderate, select, check or monitor it in any way.
Consequently, Kubity cannot be held liable for the nature and the status of the User’s 3Dmodel and any potential claims shall first be made to the author of the 3D model in question. Kubity may be notified of any 3D model that causes prejudice to a third party under defined in the French Law “pour la confiance dans l’économie numérique” dated on June 21, 2004 under the number 2004-575, and any other national laws of the same purpose. Kubity reserves in these circumstances the right to take the appropriate measures set forth in these Terms and Conditions.
9.5 - The User takes all the necessary measures to backup all data related to the 3D model he/her deems necessary using their own resources as well as the data related to any Replica, as no copy of these shall be provided to them.
9.6 - The User acknowledges and accepts that all Kubity applications and products will write the Replica on the drive of his/her personal computer.
9.7 - The User accepts that Kubity applications and products optimize data of the 3D model to be converted in order to generate a Replica and in order to adapt this data to the specifications and constraints, especially to the technical nature required to provide of the Replica.
OTHER THAN AS EXPRESSLY SET OUT IN THESE TERMS OR ADDITIONAL TERMS, NEITHER KUBITY NOR ITS SUPPLIERS OR DISTRIBUTORS MAKE ANY SPECIFIC PROMISES ABOUT THE PRODUCTS. FOR EXAMPLE, WE DO NOT MAKE ANY COMMITMENTS ABOUT THE CONTENT WITHIN THE PRODUCTS, THE SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS OF THE PRODUCTS, OR THEIR RELIABILITY, AVAILABILITY, OR ABILITY TO MEET YOUR NEEDS. WE PROVIDE THE PRODUCTS "AS IS". KUBITY EXCLUDES ALL WARRANTIES, LIKE THE WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT, TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
11.1 - The User guarantees to hold Kubity free and safe against any claims, demands, actions and/or grievances whatsoever, that could be incurred as a result of a breach by the User in question of any one of its obligations or guarantees under these Terms and Conditions.
The User undertakes to compensate Kubity for any prejudice that the latter would be subject to, and to pay any costs, liabilities, charges and/or convictions that the latter could incur, as a result of such a breach.
11.2 - WHEN PERMITTED BY LAW, KUBITY AND KUBITY’S SUPPLIERS AND DISTRIBUTORS, WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR LOST PROFITS, REVENUES, OR DATA, FINANCIAL LOSSES OR INDIRECT, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES.
11.3 - IN ALL CASES, KUBITY AND ITS SUPPLIERS AND DISTRIBUTORS, WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE THAT IS NOT REASONABLY FORESEEABLE.
11.4 -TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, THE TOTAL LIABILITY OF KUBITY, AND ITS SUPPLIERS AND DISTRIBUTORS, FOR ANY CLAIMS UNDER THESE TERMS, INCLUDING FOR ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES, IS LIMITED TO THE AMOUNT YOU PAID US TO USE THE PRODUCTS (OR, IF WE CHOOSE, TO EXTEND SAID PRODUCT ACCESS).
The User acknowledges and accepts that it is strictly forbidden to make money from, sell or concede all or part of one’s access to the Products or to the Website or/and mobile applications or to the information that is hosted and/or shared on the Website or the desktop and mobile applications.
In the event of a breach by a User of any of the provisions of these General Terms and
Conditions or more generally, failure to duly comply to any of its obligations as provided herein, or of any infringement of the latter to any laws and regulations in force, Kubity, reserves the right to take all measures it deems appropriate, in particular, but not limited to:
14.1 - Kubity undertakes to provide the products and applications with diligence and in compliance with trade practice, specifying that it has an obligation to provide means without any obligation of result, and this is expressly acknowledged and agreed by the User.
14.2 - Kubity operates solely for the purposes described in these Terms and Conditions. Kubity acts on its behalf and does not execute any legal act in the name of/or on behalf of the User or third parties.
14.3 - Kubity is not a party to contracts between the User and third parties and shall under no circumstances be held liable in respect of difficulties which may occur during the conclusion or execution of such contracts, nor be a party to any potential disputes whatsoever between a User and a third party, especially concerning the delivery of products and/or Products, guarantees, statements or any other obligations to which the User or third parties would be bound.
14.4 - Kubity shall in no way be liable for exchanges or relations between the Users that take place inside or outside the framework of the Website or mobile applications or the products.
14.5 - Kubity shall not be liable for the use that may be made by the User or third parties of the Replica published by any User.
14.6 - Even if we constantly improve the Technology, it is provided by Kubity as is and without any guarantee of any description, either expressed or implied. In particular, Kubity does not guarantee the User :
14.7 - Kubity shall not be liable in the event that any data of a User or its published Replica are lost, and the User shall not be entitled to call for any possible damages incurred.
14.8 - Kubity regularly monitors the operation and accessibility of the Website and the mobile application. To this end, Kubity reserves the right to interrupt access to the Website and to the applications momentarily for maintenance purposes. In the same way, Kubity shall not be held liable if the Website and/or mobile applications is ever momentarily difficult or impossible to access, the causes of these circumstances being outside Kubity’s control, force majeure, or due to any disruption in the telecommunications network.
14.9 - In any case, Kubity shall not be held liable to the User for the payment of any direct, material, commercial, financial or moral damages, of any nature whatsoever, resulting from User’s use of the Products.
14.10 - THE SERVICE OFFERING IS NOT A SUBSTITUTE FOR YOUR OWN JUDGMENT (INCLUDING PROFESSIONAL JUDGMENT) OR INDEPENDENT TESTING, EXPERTISE, ESTIMATION OR ANALYSIS, AS APPLICABLE.
DUE TO THE LARGE VARIETY OF POTENTIAL APPLICATIONS FOR THE SERVICE OFFERING, THE SERVICE OFFERING HAS NOT BEEN TESTED IN ALL SITUATIONS UNDER WHICH IT MAY BE USED AND MAY NOT ACHIEVE THE RESULTS YOU DESIRE.
KUBITY SHALL NOT BE LIABLE IN ANY MANNER WHATSOEVER FOR ANY RESULTS OR OUTPUT OBTAINED OR OTHERWISE VIEWED THROUGH THE SERVICE OFFERING OR ANY MATERIALS DEVELOPED BY YOU IN CONNECTION WITH THE SERVICE OFFERING.
YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE SUPERVISION, MANAGEMENT AND CONTROL OF USE OF THE SERVICE OFFERING. THIS RESPONSIBILITY INCLUDES, BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO, THE DETERMINATION OF APPROPRIATE USES FOR THE SERVICE OFFERING AND THE SELECTION OF THE SERVICE OFFERING AND OTHER PROGRAMS TO ACHIEVE YOUR INTENDED RESULTS.
YOU ARE ALSO RESPONSIBLE FOR ESTABLISHING THE ADEQUACY OF INDEPENDENT PROCEDURES FOR TESTING THE RELIABILITY, ACCURACY AND COMPLETENESS OF SERVICE RESULTS, OUTPUT OR MATERIALS DEVELOPED BY YOU IN CONNECTION WITH THE SERVICE OFFERING (IF ANY), INCLUDING ALL ITEMS VIEWED OR DESIGNED USING THE SERVICE OFFERING.
User acknowledges that Kubity’s products and applications provide an additional solution, not an alternative solution, for posting online, exchanging and sharing the converted models and that this solution may not substitute to other means that the User may dispose of elsewhere to reach the same goal.
The systems, software, structures, infrastructures, databases and content of any nature (text, images, graphics, music, logos, trademarks, databases, etc.) used by Kubity for the Website, the products and the applications, are protected by all intellectual property rights (patents, copyrights, trademarks or databases creator’s rights) in force under national and international property rights laws. Any dismantling, decompilation, deciphering, extracting, reusing, copying and generally any reproduction, representation, publishing or use of all or part of any of these items, without the authorization of Kubity is strictly forbidden and will be the subject of a lawsuit.
No part of the Website or desktop and mobile applications may be quoted, copied or reproduced in any form and by any means, without the prior written consent of Kubity.
All the intellectual property rights related to the content of the Website and the desktop and mobile applications are the property of Kubity, or of third parties who have authorized and granted Kubity the right to use, reproduce and publicly display the same. In case open source software of third parties is used by Kubity in the Website and/or mobile application and/or to provide the Products, a Copyright Notice section will appear in the Website.
The User has the right to use, modify, alter, disclose and make publicly available the converted 3D model by Kubity, under the understanding he/she is the owner of any intellectual property rights related to the Content, or else has a license granted from the titleholder that entitles him/her to do so.
Therefore, the User acknowledges and declares that the Content provided does not breach any intellectual property rights of any third party. The User agrees to hold Kubity free from any claim from by third parties alleging breach to supposed intellectual property rights related with the Content.
The User authorizes Kubity to perform certain activities in relation to the 3D model for the functioning of the Products. User renounces claiming any type of payment, fee, royalty, indemnity or financial compensation from Kubity for carrying out any of the actions for the functioning of the Products.
The Users of Kubity, when sharing to a third party a Kubity model coming from another User, must be aware to respect the intellectual property right of the creator of the original 3D model.
Kubity establishes in said policy the way in which it will collect, use, handle, transfer information associated to the User for the access to and use of the Products, whether done directly by Kubity or by any other third party Kubity may appoint.
Kubity may insert advertising or promotional messages on any page of the Website or in the desktop and mobile applications or CAD extensions in a format and according to conditions that Kubity solely deems appropriate.
For Kubity PRO users there will not be any advertising or promotional messages on any page of the Website or in the desktop and mobile applications or the plugin CAD extensions.
The User expressly authorizes Kubity to cite, when appropriate, a reproduction of their trademark or logo as a customer reference, especially at events, in its business documents and on its Internet Website and desktop and mobile applications, in any form Kubity may deem appropriate.
Kubity in no way can be held liable for the technical availability or unavailability of Internet websites or mobile applications operated by third parties (including its potential partners) that the User may access.
Kubity shall not be liable for content, advertisements, products and/or services available on such third party websites or mobile applications and the User is hereby reminded that these websites and applications are governed by their own terms and conditions of use.
Kubity shall not be liable for any transactions conducted between the User and any advertisers, professionals or salespersons (including its potential partners) to whom the User may be oriented through the Website or the desktop and mobile applications and shall not take part in any disputes whatsoever with these third parties, particularly concerning the delivery of products and/or services, guarantees, declarations or any other obligations whatsoever to which these thirds parties may be bound.
A complaint may be made to Kubity concerning any act committed on the Website or desktop and mobile applications that may be prejudicial to a third party. This complaint should be sent to Kubity using the contact details set out in articles 2 or 7. The complaint must include:
Kubity may revise and update these terms and conditions at its sole discretion. All changes are published on the website. Your continued use of the Website, and mobile applications following the posting of revised terms and conditions means that you accept and agree to the change.
In case of any inconsistency between these Terms and Conditions and other versions in other displays, the Terms and Conditions in the French language shall prevail.
Even if Kubity will take every measure to inform the User, the User is expected to check this page from time to time so to be aware of any changes, as the Terms and Conditions are binding. Any User who does not agree with the amended General Terms and Conditions must not use the Products.
These Terms and Conditions will be translated into different languages.
The language of interpretation shall be French in the event of any contradiction or dispute concerning the meaning of any of the terms or provisions.
French laws govern these Terms and Conditions. In the event of a dispute concerning the validity, interpretation and/or application of these Terms and Conditions, the courts of Paris shall be the only competent jurisdiction capable of judging the dispute, except conflicting mandatory rules of practice.
The legal Terms and Conditions are in French. This English translation is to offer better comprehension for international Users. The language of interpretation shall be French in the event of any contradiction or dispute concerning the meaning of any of the terms or provisions.
These Terms and Conditions became effective on January 1st, 2020.