User Agreement

Last Updated: May 17, 2023

1. Scope of Agreement

EasyRead.AI (also known as "", collectively referred to as "the Service") is operated by BadTaste, Inc. (hereinafter referred to as "we" or "us"). "You" and "User" refer to any individual using and/or accessing the Service.

This Agreement is made between you and BadTaste, Inc. regarding your download, installation, access to and use of the EasyRead.AI platform (collectively referred to as "the Service") and related services.

2. Purpose of Agreement

This User Agreement and other service terms, rules or notices related to the Service published by us (collectively referred to as "this Agreement") serve as the terms based on which we provide the Service for your access and use. By reading this Agreement, you will understand how we provide the Service to you, the activities allowed and prohibited on the Service, measures to address issues, and other important information. Please read this Agreement carefully, especially the important contents highlighted in bold such as those related to disclaimer of warranties, applicable laws and dispute resolution.

By agreeing to this Agreement or using the Service, you are deemed to have entered into a legally binding contract with us, and we will fulfill the corresponding contractual obligations in accordance with this Agreement. If you do not agree to this Agreement, please stop using the Service.

If you have any questions about this Agreement, you may contact us through the contact information provided in the "Contact Us" section.

2. Information Protection

We take reasonable security measures to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. We use encryption technology, access control, and other security measures to protect your data. However, due to the nature of the internet and risks inherent in electronic data transmissions, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information.

3. Requirements for Using the Service

You expressly acknowledge and warrant that: You have sufficient legal rights or authorization to enter into and perform this Agreement; Your execution and performance of this Agreement will not conflict with or result in a breach of any of your other agreements or arrangements.

If you are a minor (under 18 years old), you should read this Agreement with your parent or other guardian before deciding whether to use the Service to ensure they clearly understand the content of the Agreement. You shall not use the Service without obtaining consent from your parent or guardian.

When logging into the Service with your EasyRead account, you need to connect to the internet in advance to check your agreement signing record.

To use the Service, you need one or more compatible devices and complete the connection to mobile data services or WLAN networks. You shall bear the costs of the aforementioned equipment and network connections.

4. Accessing the Service

We grant you a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable, revocable license to access and use the Service in accordance with this Agreement.

5. The Service

The Service provides you with an account and related features (see Sections 5.1 and 5.2). After obtaining your consent, we will provide you with more features (see Section 5.3).

5.1 Account Features

We use the "EasyRead Account" as the access credential for the Service, providing you with consistent user experience and security authentication, including account registration and login, information services, service messages, questions and suggestions, help and customer service, etc.

5.2 Using Related Features

5.2.1 Member Center

You can visit the "Member Center" to query, manage and use related member services, including the member system, member benefits, points, paid subscriptions and other services.

Users have the right to use the points, feature privileges, medals and other member benefits legally obtained with their EasyRead accounts. If you violate this Agreement and related provisions on member benefits, we have the right to decide to revoke relevant member benefits without your consent.

If you have switched the service location through the "App Store" or other apps, and the target country or region is inconsistent with the countries or regions supported by the service, we will be unable to provide you with member services.

5.2.2 AI Information Summarization

The "AI Information Summarization" provides you with intelligent and secure text summarization services. With this service, you can generate summaries, mind maps, reviews, translations, etc. of web content. You must register an EasyRead account to use this service. The content generated by the AI service is based on third-party platforms and does not represent our views. You may choose not to use related features. Once enabled, data sent to and returned from third-party platforms will be stored on our servers automatically.

5.2.3 Content Information Extraction

The "Content Information Extraction" provides you with convenient and quick text extraction services. With this service, you can display summaries of webpage titles, video subtitles, etc. The extracted content comes from the webpages themselves and does not represent our views.

5.3 More Features

After obtaining your consent, we will provide you with the following features and process related information.

5.3.1 Third-party Service Login

You can log into your EasyRead account by binding third-party accounts such as WeChat, Apple ID, etc.

5.3.2 User Experience Enhancement

In order to improve the user experience of "EasyRead Account" and ensure the service can obtain or set your software configuration information.

5.3.3 Marketing and Personalized Ads

We reserve the right to provide you with marketing notifications, personalized commercial ads and app promotion activities.

The services provided on different devices may vary. The final settings on each device shall prevail.

6. Third-party Services

If you use third-party services through your EasyRead account, we recommend that you read the third-party agreements and privacy policies carefully. We have no right or obligation to control or review the content of products or services provided by third-party service providers. We are not responsible for any infringement of your rights and interests when using such third-party products and services. We make no commitments, warranties or guarantees of any kind regarding the content, advertising, products, services or other information provided by any third party in the Service.

We are not responsible for any disputes caused by downloading and using third-party products and services through the Service. We do not provide any customer support for third-party products or services. Please contact the third-party supplier if you need support.

7. Purchases

Some of the services in the Service are provided on a fee basis. If you use paid services, please comply with the relevant terms.

You agree that the service providers of paid services have the right to adjust purchase prices and notify you of price adjustment details within a reasonable period of time before the purchase occurs. After the new price takes effect, you need to accept the adjusted price to continue purchasing related goods or services. Your products and services purchased before the price adjustment will not be affected. If you do not accept the adjusted price, you may stop using related goods or services.

8. Account and Transaction Security

You shall register an EasyRead account with your personal legal information, and undertake to properly keep your account information, account password, transaction password, bank card or credit card information, and related information about this account (including but not limited to login device information, order information, operation records, etc.) (hereinafter referred to as "Account and Transaction Information") confidential, and shall not share such information with anyone. We recommend that you choose a highly secure password and take appropriate measures to protect your account information and password. If you provide the above information to a third party or lose devices such as computers and mobile phones, you shall solely bear the resulting losses and responsibilities.

If you believe someone else may be using your Account and Transaction Information, you should immediately notify us through the contact information provided in the "Contact Us" section. You should also promptly change the relevant passwords. You shall not use anyone else's EasyRead account to access the Service. You should take appropriate measures to protect your Account and Transaction Information and prevent unauthorized use by third parties.

If you lose your EasyRead account information due to personal reasons and need to retrieve it, you can provide relevant information according to the EasyRead account appeal process for retrieval. Whether the appeal will succeed depends on whether the information you provide is valid and complete.

9. Usage Rules

You undertake and agree to access and use the Service legally in accordance with this Agreement. You understand and agree that you may not use the Service to transmit any information with the following nature or otherwise engage in any activities with the following nature: False, defamatory, infringing, harmful, pornographic, abusive, harassing, scandalous, hateful, inflammatory, threatening, sacrilegious, obscene, invasive of privacy or otherwise objectionable, including but not limited to promoting illegal activities, explicit sexual descriptions, advocating violence, and any discriminatory, unlawful information and behavior that causes or may cause personal or property damage or harm (including but not limited to any information you have no right to post or transmit, or such posting or transmission violates any confidentiality obligation and/or third party intellectual property rights).

Unless expressly agreed in this Agreement or permitted by applicable laws, you agree and undertake not to engage in any of the following activities:

  • (a) Deleting any copyright, trademark or other proprietary notice contained in the Service;
  • (b) Copying or modifying all or any part of the content of the Service, or allowing the Service or any part thereof to merge with or incorporate into any other program;
  • (c) Accessing or attempting to access or damage any part of the Service or related systems or networks without authorization;
  • (d) Reverse engineering, decompiling or disassembling the Service or any part thereof, or creating derivative works based on the Service or any part thereof, or attempting to engage in similar activities prohibited by applicable laws;
  • (e) Distributing, licensing, leasing, selling, reselling, transferring, publicly displaying, publicly performing, transmitting, broadcasting or otherwise exploiting the Service;
  • (f) Submitting or otherwise providing all or any part of the content of the Service (including objects and source code) to any person in any form without our prior written permission;
  • (g) Impersonating, misrepresenting or otherwise misstating your relationship with any person or entity;
  • (h) Using the Service (or any part thereof) for any illegal purpose or in any illegal manner, or in violation of this Agreement, or engaging in any fraud or other malicious behavior, including but not limited to invading the Service (or any website linked to it) or any operating system or implanting malicious code, including viruses or harmful data therein;
  • (i) Infringing our intellectual property rights or those of any third party when accessing and/or using the Service;
  • (j) Collecting information about users of the Service, or using automated means to access the Service or systems, or attempting to decipher any content passed to or from the servers running the Service or to extract any content therefrom;
  • (k) Developing, supporting or using software, devices, scripts or any other means or processes (including web spiders, bots, crawlers or any other technology or manual work) to scrape the Service or otherwise copy user information and other data from the Service;
  • (l) Using the Service for commercial purposes without our prior written consent;
  • (m) Using the Service to conduct any illegal commercial transactions, such as selling arms, drugs, illegal items, pirated software or other prohibited items;
  • (n) Providing gambling information or using any means to induce others to gamble;
  • (o) Soliciting others' login information or accessing others' accounts;
  • (p) Participating in money laundering, cashing out or pyramid scheme activities;
  • (q) Damaging, disabling, weakening or otherwise undermining the security of the Service, system or network, overloading it, or interfering with other users' computers, during your use of the Service;
  • (r) Attempting to violate this Agreement (or any part thereof) or aiding or encouraging such violation.

10. Your Content

You retain all ownership rights to the text, files, images, photos or other information uploaded, posted or otherwise transmitted to the Service by you or through the Service by you (collectively referred to as "Your Content"). You are solely responsible for Your Content.

11. Management of the Service

You understand that in order to operate and improve the Service (including but not limited to fraud prevention, risk assessment, investigation and customer support), we have the right to take necessary measures to ensure your compliance with this Agreement and applicable laws or orders from courts, government agencies or other authorities, to the extent permitted by applicable laws.

We have the right to review whether your content is appropriate or complies with this Agreement at any time. If we find that the content you submitted violates laws or regulations, breaches this Agreement, or is incompatible with public order and good morals, we have the right to reject and/or remove your content at our discretion without prior notice to you, and have the right to deny registration of your account.

The aforementioned illegal and non-compliant content includes but is not limited to:

  • (1) Content against the basic principles established by the Constitution;
  • (2) Content endangering national security, divulging state secrets, subverting state power, or undermining national unity;
  • (3) Content damaging the honor and interests of the state;
  • (4) Content inciting ethnic hatred, ethnic discrimination, or undermining ethnic unity;
  • (5) Content undermining state religious policies, advocating cults or feudal superstitions;
  • (6) Rumors that disrupt public order and undermine social stability;
  • (7) Obscene, pornographic, gambling, violent, murderous, terrorist or crime-inciting content;
  • (8) Content that insults or slanders others, infringing upon the lawful rights and interests of others;
  • (9) Other content prohibited by laws and administrative regulations.

If the information or content you upload, post or transmit contains the above information in violation of laws and regulations, or infringes upon the lawful rights and interests of any third party (including but not limited to patent rights, trademark rights, copyrights, portrait rights, privacy rights, reputation rights, etc.), you shall directly bear all the adverse consequences arising therefrom. We are only responsible to the extent expressly prescribed by applicable laws. If this causes any adverse effects on us, you shall be responsible for eliminating the impact and compensating us for all losses incurred, including but not limited to damages, reputation damages, attorney fees, transportation fees and other reasonable fees or expenses required by the platform due to rights protection.

We cannot control the content transmitted through the Service, nor comprehensively control users' behaviors. You should judge for yourself and bear the risks of downloading or obtaining any materials through accessing the Service.

If we have reasonable grounds to believe that your current EasyRead account falls under one of the following circumstances, we have the right to restrict, freeze or terminate your use of the EasyRead account at any time, and decide whether to restore your use of the EasyRead account based on specific conditions:

  • (1) An EasyRead account obtained not through the software or services provided or expressly authorized by us;
  • (2) An EasyRead account obtained fraudulently;
  • (3) An EasyRead account obtained through malicious registration;
  • (4) Using an EasyRead account not registered by yourself;
  • (5) Except as otherwise stipulated by law, giving away, lending, leasing, selling or licensing your own EasyRead account to others in any way;
  • (6) An EasyRead account registered or obtained for illegal purposes.

If you obtain and use EasyRead accounts in the aforementioned ways, you shall bear the relevant legal liability and losses (including but not limited to interruption of communications, clearing or inability to use virtual property and related data, value-added services, products or services, etc.) on your own, and EasyRead reserves the right to pursue your legal liability.

12. Privacy and Data Collection

We attach great importance to the protection of your personal information and privacy. You understand and agree that during your use of the Service, we will process your personal information for purposes necessary for providing the Service or based on your consent, in accordance with the Statement on EasyRead Accounts and Privacy (hereinafter referred to as the "Privacy Statement"). Therefore, you need to read the Privacy Statement provided separately carefully to understand the purposes, methods, types of personal information, retention periods, ways users can exercise their rights and procedures, and measures we take to protect your personal information.

We will use a variety of security technologies and procedures to establish a comprehensive management system to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Without your consent, we will not disclose your personal information to any companies, organizations or individuals outside of us, except as otherwise required by laws and regulations.

13. Disclaimers

The Service is provided for your personal use only and may not be provided to any third party. You agree that we are not responsible for any loss caused by unauthorized use of the Service.

The Service may be interrupted, delayed or interfered with for reasons beyond our control during use. You agree that we are not responsible for any claims related to or arising from such interruption, delay, interference or similar malfunctions.

We will make our best efforts to ensure the security and reliability of the information and data involved in the Service, but subject to existing technologies and our limited service capabilities, to the maximum extent permitted by applicable laws, we are not responsible for any damage caused by your or anyone else's inability to access or use the Service due to the following reasons:

  • (a) We suspend or terminate the Service to maintain or upgrade our systems or hardware;
  • (b) Delay or failure of systems or network communications beyond our ownership or control;
  • (c) Service interruption caused by force majeure factors such as typhoons, earthquakes, power outages, floods, wars, terrorist attacks, etc.;
  • (d) Service suspension due to the service provider of virtual digital products and value-added services or the operator ceasing operations;
  • (e) Failure of the Service to operate normally due to malfunctions in third-party payment channels;
  • (f) Errors or interruptions caused by hacker attacks or similar security impacts;
  • (g) Other reasons beyond our reasonable control.

The Service is provided "as is" and "as available", and we make no promises, warranties or covenants of any kind, express or implied. To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, we disclaim any express or implied warranties, terms or conditions with respect to the following, and make no representation, commitment or guarantee with respect thereto:

  • (a) The completeness, accuracy, reliability or timeliness of any content obtained through the Service or via the Service;
  • (b) Whether there are defects, errors, viruses, bugs or other harmful elements in the Service or on the servers hosting the Service;
  • (c) Whether defects in the operation or functionality of the Service will be corrected;
  • (d) The reliability, quality or accuracy of any information obtained by you when accessing or using the Service;
  • (e) Whether the Service is secure and error-free;
  • (f) Whether the Service is reliable, quality, accurate, available or able to meet your needs, or achieve any particular outcome or result.

We are not responsible for any loss or damage resulting from or related to your full or partial reliance on, use of, or interpretation of information obtained through the Service, or your (or anyone else's) access to and/or use of information obtained through the Service.

The laws of some countries do not allow the exclusion or limitation of certain warranties, representations or conditions in agreements. If these laws apply to you, some or all of the above exclusions or limitations may not apply to you. Nothing in this Agreement affects any statutory rights as a consumer that you cannot waive or limit by contract.

14. Termination by You

You may terminate this Agreement by deregistering your EasyRead account.

If you choose to deregister your account, you need to successfully log in to your account first, and please read the following matters carefully:

  • (a) All data stored under your account will be deleted after account deregistration.
  • (b) After deregistering your account, you will voluntarily forfeit all balances, points, feature privileges, medals and other member benefits under your account, which cannot be restored.
  • (c) After deregistering your account, we will not retain any of your information, files or stored content under your account. Content and messages you sent to other users may also become irrecoverable.
  • (d) After deregistering your account, you will not be exempt from the obligation to pay any fees still payable on or before the termination date, and we and any third parties are not responsible for the consequences caused by your account deregistration.

15. Suspension or Termination by the Service

We may suspend, restrict, cancel or terminate your access to all or part of the Service in accordance with applicable laws and this Agreement, without liability to any individual or third party. We will endeavor to notify you before taking the aforementioned actions. However, if the following circumstances occur, we may immediately suspend, restrict, cancel or terminate your access to all or part of the Service without prior notice to you:

  • (a) You breach this Agreement or we have reason to believe that you are about to breach this Agreement, including any covenants, policies or guidelines contained herein;
  • (b) You or anyone acting on your behalf engages in fraud or illegal activities, or provides us with false or misleading information;
  • (c) Responding to requests from law enforcement or government agencies in accordance with valid legal procedures;
  • (d) Performing emergency system or hardware maintenance updates;
  • (e) Due to unforeseeable technical, security or business reasons.

To make full use of EasyRead account resources, if your registered EasyRead account remains inactive within three (3) days after registration without completing activation verification, or has not been logged into for 18 consecutive months, we have the right to terminate the use of such account and reserve the right to delete all data information under such account and reclaim such account.

16. Revisions to the Service

We are constantly updating, revising and improving the Service. We may add or reduce features or performance, set new limits or temporarily or permanently discontinue any service based on updates to the Service. We may also revise this Agreement at any time based on updates to the Service.

The revised terms and conditions shall replace the original ones upon publication and shall be binding on you if you continue to access or use the Service after revisions.

If revisions to this Agreement would materially impact you or severely limit your access to or use of the Service, we will notify you within a reasonable period of time before the changes. For revisions made to meet security, legal or regulatory requirements, we may not be able to meet the aforementioned notice requirements but will notify you as soon as possible.

17. Governing Law and Jurisdiction

This Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the State of California, United States. Any disputes arising from this Agreement shall be resolved through litigation or arbitration in the state or federal courts of Santa Clara County, California.

18. General Provisions

The Service or third parties may provide links to other websites or resources. You understand and agree that we are not responsible for the availability of such external websites or resources, nor do we make any warranties or assume any liability regarding the content, advertising, products or other information on or obtained from such websites or resources. We are not responsible for any damage or loss resulting from or related to your use of or reliance on any content, goods or services obtained through or provided in such websites or resources.

Nothing in this Agreement shall be deemed to create any partnership, joint venture or agency relationship between you and us. Neither party has the authority to incur any liability or obligation on behalf of the other.

We are not responsible for failure or delay in performance of any obligations under this Agreement or conditions of the Service due to events beyond our reasonable control.

You may not assign or otherwise transfer any of your rights or obligations under this Agreement without our prior written consent. Any unauthorized assignment or transfer will be void. We have the right to assign, subcontract or otherwise transfer our rights and obligations under this Agreement for business upgrade or change of operating entity.

If any part of this Agreement is held invalid, unlawful or unenforceable by a court or other competent authority with jurisdiction, that part will be deemed deleted from this Agreement, but the rest of the Agreement will remain in force.

Any terms in this Agreement that by their nature should survive termination of this Agreement shall remain in full force and effect until the conditions in those terms are satisfied or by their nature expire.

You understand and agree that we may serve various notices to you by the following reasonable means:

  • (1) Website announcements;
  • (2) In-site messages, WeChat official account messages, push notifications in apps;
  • (3) The email address or phone number you provided.

We may use one or more of the above methods to serve you various notices, the content of which may have a material favorable or unfavorable impact on your rights and obligations, so please pay close attention in a timely manner.

You should provide us with real and valid contact information (email address is recommended) for us to contact you. If your contact information changes, you have the obligation to update the information in a timely manner and remain contactable. We are not responsible for any loss incurred by you during use of the Service due to failure to contact you through such contact information.

If you have any questions about this Agreement, please contact us at [email protected]