Terms and Conditions

Introduction 

This mobile application (“App”) is made available to the user by the Government of Belize (“GoB”).

This App is for use as part of GoB’s health and safety protocols put in place to mitigate against the spread of the COVID-19 Pandemic. This App is meant to provide assistance and information to the user for the user’s protection so that the user knows the user’s obligations under, and that the user is able to comply with, these health and safety protocols. An important feature of this App is that it uses location services to track the user’s location and movements while the user is in Belize. This feature is only to assist public health authorities of the GoB to carry out monitoring and contact tracing for epidemiological reasons, if necessary.  

Please read these terms of use carefully. By using this App, the user confirms that the user agrees to be bound by these terms. If the user does not agree to the terms of the App, the user must immediately uninstall the App and discontinue its use. These terms should be read alongside the privacy policy of the GoB. 

Variations 

The GoB may from time to time vary the terms and conditions of this App and upon so doing, will  provide reasonable notification to users for the user’s consent. If the user does not agree with any of the variations, the user must discontinue use of the App. 

Use of the App

The GoB grants the user a non-exclusive, non-transferable, revocable license to use the App for the user’s personal, non-commercial use as permitted by these terms. In the event that the user breaches the terms of the App, the GoB will be entitled to immediately terminate this license and discontinue use of the App.

Intellectual Property

The GoB’s name and logo, and any other trademarks, service marks, graphics and logos used in connection with this App are the property of the GoB and may not be copied, imitated or used, in whole or in part, without the prior written permission of the GoB. This App and the contents featured in this App are protected by copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property laws of Belize, and this App and its contents are the sole property of the GoB.

Prohibited Uses

By downloading this App, the user agrees not to use this App in any way that is unlawful, illegal or unauthorized, defamatory or injurious of any other person, including the GoB, obscene or offensive, promotes any form of discrimination, infringes any copyright, database right, trademark or other intellectual property of the GoB or of any other person, or is likely to disrupt or interfere with our services in any way.

No Promises

The GoB provides this App on an ‘as is’ and ‘as available’ basis without any promises or representations as to the accuracy, completeness, currency, reliability or otherwise, of any content available in this App. The user is solely responsible for verifying any information contained in this App before relying on it and the use of this App and reliance on its contents is at the user’s sole risk and the GoB assumes no responsibility or liability for use by the user. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, the GoB excludes all promises, whether expressed or implied, including any promises that this App is fit for purpose, of satisfactory quality, non-infringing, is free of defects, is able to operate on an uninterrupted basis, that the use of the App by the user is in compliance with local or international laws or that any information that the user transmits in connection with this App will be successfully, accurately, securely or privately transmitted. 

Exclusion of Liability 

Use of this App is at the user’s sole risk. The GoB expressly and specifically disclaims and excludes any and all liability, whether based on contract, tort, strict liability, breach of privacy or other rights, or otherwise whatsoever and howsoever, without limitation, and for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential or special damage, arising out of or in any way connected with, the access or use of this App, even if the GoB has been advised of the possibility of damage. This includes but is not limited to claims based on the reliance on any content obtained or transmitted through this App, or any privacy related claims or claims related to unauthorized access or use of this App or the information provided in the App, including the personal information of the user or claims related to any mistakes, omissions, delays or errors in information transmitted to or by the user.

This App uses location services to track the location and movements of the user while the user is in Belize. By using this App the user consents to the use, by the GoB, of its tracking feature for the sole purpose of assisting in monitoring or contact tracing, when deemed necessary by public health authorities of the GoB, and the user waives and releases the GoB from any liability whatsoever for any claim for infringement of privacy rights.

General

The terms of this App are governed by the laws of Belize and the user agrees to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Belize.

If any provision (or part of a provision) of the terms of this App are found by any court or administrative body of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, unenforceable or illegal, then that term, condition or provision will be severed and the remaining terms of this document will continue to be valid and remain in full effect.

 

If there is any conflict between the terms of this App and the terms of use of the mobile service provider of the user or any other terms of use connected with the user’s device, the terms of this App will apply.