Volta offers You sponsored
EV Charging Services, including location, charging kiosk access and other
registration-dependent functionalities; however:
Volta makes no warranties and is not liable for Your use of the
Always put personal safety first, follow applicable traffic
regulations and do not operate your mobile device when operating your vehicle
We take care of the personal information you upload and share
We may terminate your account if the terms are violated
The service is not intended for Users under 18
Contact our support team for help or questions
PLEASE READ THE
FULL TERMS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THE VOLTA SERVICES AS THEY ARE A LEGAL
DOCUMENT WHICH GOVERNS YOUR RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES.
BY USING THE
SERVICES, YOU AGREE TO THE TERMS AND ALL REVISIONS THEREOF. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE
– DO NOT USE THE SERVICES.
These terms and
("Services") rendered by Volta, its subsidiaries and affiliates via
the website http://www.VoltaCharging.com ("Site"),
all associated sites, and via the necessary software applications, including
any mobile applications ("Software") used in connection with the
Services to the Users ("User" or "you") of the Services. These
Terms may be revised from time to time. At any time, the then-current version
of the Terms can be found on the Site (https://www.voltacharging.com/terms).
Overview of Content
The Volta Services
Disclaimer of Warranties and Liability
Intellectual Property Rights – Use Restrictions
User Conduct and User Generated Content
Third Party Service Providers and Sponsors
Severability and Perseverance
Contact and Notices
The Volta Services
Inc., a Delaware Corporation (“Volta” or “We”), offers sponsored plug-in
electric vehicle charging Services (“EV”) that help EV drivers locate and
access Volta EV charging stations, including functionalities that help you have
the most convenient EV charging experience possible. Services are rendered to
and accessed by you via the Internet or other data transmission facilities or
carriers by use of an applicable device (computer, mobile phone etc.)
("Device") of your own choice. Your carrier's normal rates and fees
The Services are intended solely for Users who are eighteen (18) years of age
or older. Thus, you represent and warrant that you are at least eighteen (18)
years of age and have reached the age of majority where You live if that is not
eighteen (18) years of age and have a valid driver’s license. You may not download or use the mobile application
to access the Services if you are under the age or majority where You live. You agree that You are fully able and competent
to enter into the terms, conditions, obligations, representations, and
responsibilities set forth in this Agreement.
Warranties and Liability
Services provided "AS IS"
The Services are provided "AS IS" without any express or implied
warranties of any kind. Volta disclaims all warranties to the fullest extent
permitted by law, whether express or implied, including, but not limited to,
warranties of title, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and
non-infringement. Volta cannot guarantee that use of the Services will be
timely, uninterrupted, secure or error-free, that any defects, errors or
malfunctions will be corrected, that the Services or that the Site or the server that makes the Services available
are free of viruses or anything else harmful. To the fullest extent permitted
by law, Volta undertakes no warranties or representations as to the use of the
Services in terms of correctness, accuracy, adequacy, usefulness, reliability,
availability or otherwise. Volta is not liable for any communications between Volta
You understand and
agree that you download or otherwise obtain the Services at your own risk, and
will be solely responsible for your use and any damage to your mobile Device,
computer system or other device by which you access the Services, loss of data
or other harm of any kind that may occur as a result thereof.
You bear the
responsibility and cost of your choice of data transmission facilities to
access the Services, including any cellular carrier or Internet Service
Provider charges. Please note that your
carrier's normal rates and fees apply may apply to use of the mobile
application to access and use the Services.
You understand and agree that Volta is not responsible for any execution or
conduct of any activities related to the Services, including but not limited to
featured, Volta-provided or User created content, that utilizes Volta's
Services. Irrespective of any
information or Content (as defined below) related to the Services, Volta
encourages you to always put safety first, follow applicable traffic
regulations, do not change settings on your Device and / or the Software while
in motion or in unsafe areas and always be vigilance when operating your vehicle.
NEVER USE THE SERVICES OR MOBILE APPLICATION OR ACCESS OR VIEW CONTENT WHILE
DRIVING YOUR VEHICLE.
To the fullest extent permitted by law, Volta, its subsidiaries, affiliates,
officers, agents, representatives, employees, partners and licensors
("Released Parties") shall not be liable for any direct, special,
incidental, indirect or consequential damages, including but not limited to any
lost profits, business interruptions or lost data, that result from the use of,
or the inability to use, the Services, including any User Generated Content,
even if Volta has been advised of the possibility of such damages. You
expressly agree and promise not to sue the Released Parties for any claims,
actions, injuries, damages, or losses associated with your use of the Services.
Applicable law may
not allow the limitation or exclusion of liability or incidental or
consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to
you in its entirety. However, you agree the provisions of liability will be
limited to the extent permitted by law.
If links are
established to a third-party website, Volta is not liable for the contents of
such third-party websites. This includes links to partner's website that may
use Volta's logos as part of a co-branding or any other type of agreement.
You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless the Released Parties from and
against all claims, losses, liabilities, expenses, damages and costs,
including, without limitation, attorneys' fees, arising from or relating in any
way to your User Generated Content (as defined below), your use of the Services
and / or Content and your conduct in connection with the Services or with other
Users of the Services, or any violation of these Terms, any law or the rights
of any third party.
Property Rights – Use Restrictions
All intellectual property
rights to the Services and any Software to access the Services, and any Content
as defined below (except from User Generated Content) featured or displayed on
the Site or via the Services, is the sole property of Volta, its subsidiaries
or Volta's business partners and is protected under U.S. and other copyright
laws, patent and trademark laws and other legislation. "Content"
includes but is not limited to logos, trademarks, design, structure, text,
graphics, photographs, images, videos, audio, sound, illustrations, interfaces,
software data etc. incorporated into, accompanying or generated by the Site,
Services or an mobile application or software provided by Volta. Volta, its
subsidiaries and its respective partners reserve all rights to Content not
expressly granted under these Terms. The Volta name, the Volta logo and other Volta
logos, icons, products and names related to the Services are the exclusive
trademarks of, and are owned by, Volta and may not be used or displayed in any
manner without the prior written permission from Volta.
If you download
Software, including any mobile applications, from the Site, or associated sites
and/or distribution channels, the Software is licensed to you by Volta. Volta
does not transfer title to the Software to you. THE LICENSE TO USE THE SOFTWARE
AND SERVICES IS LIMITED, NON-EXCLUSIVE, NON-TRANSFERABLE AND FOR YOUR PERSONAL
AND NON-COMMERCIAL USE ONLY. You also may not
transfer, resell, or sublicense this limited right to use the Software to any
third party or transfer the Software to any other mobile device without our
prior written permission.
NO COMMERCIAL USE. ANY COMMERCIAL USE (E.G. ADVERTISING,
SOLICITATION AND OTHER COMMERCIAL CONTENT) OF THE SOFTWARE, SITE OR SERVICES IS
SUBJECT TO PRIOR WRITTEN AGREEMENT WITH VOLTA.
You may not
decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble or otherwise attempt to discover any
source code, remove, redistribute, sell, assign, transfer any right in, loan,
lease, grant any security interest in or any right to the Site, Services,
Software, Content, User Generated Content of other Users or any parts thereof.
You agree not to use any data mining, robots, scraping or similar data
gathering methods in connection with the Site or Services. A breach of this
restriction is considered a trespass and may result in civil and criminal
User Conduct and
User Generated Content
To use all the
Services available, you must create a Volta account either by direct sign up
via the Site or by usage of another sign up feature made available by Volta via
the Services. Any signup is subject to you providing the true, accurate and
complete personal information ("User Data") as prompted by the
relevant sign up feature. You undertake to keep your User Data accurate and
current and thus without undue delay update your User Data when relevant.
You are responsible
for any actions that take place while using your Volta account. Keep your
username and password secure and do not allow anyone else to use them to access
the Services. Volta is not responsible for any loss that results from
unauthorized use of your username and password, with or without your knowledge.
Any content that
you and other Users post or otherwise make available on or through the
Services, except such Content owned by Volta, its subsidiaries or business
partners, shall be deemed "User Generated Content", including
comments, materials, information, data, profiles, messages, notes, links to
websites, text information, photos, music, videos, designs, graphics, sounds,
and any other content.
All User Generated
Content submitted by you on the Site or via the Services will be considered
non-confidential and non-exclusive. You grant to Volta a non-exclusive,
non-revocable, worldwide, transferable, royalty-free, perpetual right to use
your User Generated Content in any manner or media now or later developed, for
any purpose, commercial, advertising, or otherwise, including the right to
translate, display, reproduce, modify, create derivative works, sublicense,
distribute, assign and commercialize without any payment due to you.
You are granted a
limited, non-exclusive right to create a text hyperlink to the Site, provided
such link does not portray Volta, its trademarks or any of its marks, products
or services in a false, misleading, derogatory or otherwise defamatory manner,
and provided further that the linking site does not contain any pornographic,
illegal, offensive, harassing or otherwise objectionable material.
You agree not to
use the Services to post or transmit any material which is or may be infringing
on intellectual property rights of others, harassing, threatening, false,
misleading, inflammatory, libelous, an invasion of privacy or disclosure of
private information, obscene, pornographic, abusive, discriminating, illegal or
any material that could constitute or encourage conduct that would be
considered a criminal offense, violate the rights of any party or in other ways
may give rise to civil liability or non-compliance with any relevant laws of
your local jurisdiction.
User Interaction Disclaimer
You are solely responsible for your interactions with other Users, whether
online or in person. Volta assumes no responsibility or liability for any loss
or damage resulting from any interaction with other Users of the Services,
persons you meet through the Services, or persons who find you because of User
Generated Content posted on, by or through the Services. You agree to take
reasonable precautions in posting User Generated Content and in all
interactions with other Users on the Platform, and conduct any necessary
investigation before meeting another person. Volta is under no obligation to
become involved in any disputes between Users, but may do so at its own
discretion. Volta does not monitor or prescreen User Generated Content prior to
posting. Volta does not undertake any obligation or liability relating to any
User Generated Content or activities of Users on the Services. If Volta chooses to
monitor any User Generated Content, it assumes no responsibility for, or any
obligation to monitor or remove, such User Generated Content.
Volta reserves all
rights to edit, remove, or refuse to post any User Data, User Generated Content
or terminate your account for any reason.
consent and agree that Volta may access, preserve and disclose your User Data,
and other of your User Generated Content if required to do so by law or in a
good faith belief that such access preservation or disclosure is reasonably
necessary to comply with a legal process, enforce the Terms, respond to claims that
any Content or User Generated Content violates the rights of third parties or
protect the rights, property or personal safety of Volta, its Users and the
Third Party Service
Providers and Advertisers
Volta may choose at
any time to have its business partners' and other third parties' products,
services, advertisements and other offers (“Third Party Content”) made
available via the Services, including delivery of ads through the Software to
your Devices. You agree that Volta can deliver such Third-Party Content to your
Devices. Any such offerings made
available to you, even if co-branded with Volta, are made and offered directly
by the applicable third party service provider or advertiser, unless otherwise
expressly noted. You acknowledge and accept that if you buy any such products
or services offered you are contracting directly with the applicable business
partner or third party service provider or advertiser. Your correspondence or
business dealings with, or participation in promotions of, third party service
providers or advertisers found on or through the Site, including payment and
delivery of related goods or services, and any other terms, conditions,
warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between
you and such third party service provider or advertiser. Volta shall not be
responsible or liable for any Third Party Content or the performance or
nonperformance of any third party service provider or advertiser and any loss or
damages of any kind resulting thereof.
Volta, Users in
User Generated Content, third party service providers and advertisers may
provide links to other Internet sites and / or other resources. Since Volta has
no control over such sites and resources, you acknowledge and agree that Volta
shall not be responsible nor liable for the availability, content, advertising,
products, services or other materials on or available from such sites or
resources. When we do link to a third-party website, this does not
automatically imply that Volta endorses that website, its contents or products.
Volta reserves the
right to change, discontinue and / or terminate any and all Services at any
time without notice.
Volta may at any
time, at its own discretion for any or no reason, and without any warning or
notice, edit or remove in whole or in part any User’s account and User
Generated Content and further to restrict Users use of all or any part of the
Services. Volta also reserves the right to block Users from certain IP
addresses or Device numbers and prevent access to the Services. You understand
and agree that some of your User Generated Content, which is displayed outside
your profile, in activity feeds, in other parts of the Services, or on other
platforms (e.g., Facebook, Twitter etc.), may continue to appear on the
Services or on other platforms even after your User Generated Content is
removed or your account is terminated.
provision of the Terms be held invalid, unlawful, void or unenforceable, the
remainder of the Terms shall continue to be valid and enforceable. Some
jurisdictions do not permit limitations or exclusions on warranties, so the
above limitations may not apply to you.
Any provisions of
the Terms which by their nature shall survive any termination of use of the
Services, irrespective of the cause, including but not restricted to the Privacy
Policy, Disclaimer of Warranties and Liability, Intellectual Property Rights,
Miscellaneous, Severability and Perseverance, Miscellaneous and Applicable law
shall survive any termination.
The Site, Software
and Services are currently intended for use in the United States only. You are solely responsible for complying with
any export or other laws if you use the Site, Software and Services from
outside the United States.
Volta only may
assign its rights and obligations under these Terms to any party at any time
without notice to you.
Volta may use
subcontractors to perform the Services. Such subcontracting parties shall
comply with the applicable provisions of the Terms.
The use of the
Services shall not construe any joint venture, partnership, employment or
agency relationship exists between you and Volta.
Volta is entitled
to revise these Terms at any time. Volta will inform you hereof by mail, on the
Site, via the Services and / or by other means deemed appropriate and adequate
by Volta. Your continued user of the
Site or Services after such revisions have been made shall constitute your
acceptance of such revisions.
Volta's failure to
insist upon or enforce strict performance of any of these Terms shall not be
considered a waiver of any provision or right.
Neither the course
of conduct between the parties nor trade practice shall modify any of these
This Agreement and
all claims arising from or related to Your use of the Services will be governed
by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California,
without regard to its choice of law rules.
This Agreement and Your use of the Application will not be governed by
the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods,
or the Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act, if applicable.
You also consent to
the adjudication of any disputes arising in connection with our Site or Service
in the federal and state courts within the Northern District of California. You
also agree to attempt to mediate any such disputes before filing any legal
You agree that any
notice, agreement or other disclosed communication that Volta sends you
electronically will satisfy any legal communication requirements, including
that such communications be in writing.
Contact and Notices
questions and comments to Volta relating to these Terms can be submitted via
e-mail to support@VoltaCharging.com.