Update Date: August 2, 2021
Welcome to BeReal!
BeReal is a social network offering its Users to take a photo of themselves and their environment upon receiving a notification and then share it with friends or publicly (hereinafter the “Application”).
The BeReal Application is published by BeReal, a simplified joint stock company whose registered office is located at 30/32 Boulevard Sébastopol 75004 Paris, FRANCE, and which is registered under number 881 079 685 with the Paris Trade and Companies Registry.
Access to the Application and use of the Services are conditional upon acceptance of and compliance with these Terms. Therefore, by creating a User Account and using the Application you agree to comply with the obligations described in this document.
Because your privacy is of great importance for BeReal, please note that we will never sell your data nor use it in a way you are not informed of.
In these TOU, the following terms have the following meaning:
In order to use BeReal you must create a User Account that will be specific to you. When creating your User Account we will ask you to provide the following information:
These elements are essential to use the Application BeReal.
When creating your User Account, the information provided must correspond to your own identity and must not be false or erroneous.
You also agree to keep your User Account password confidential. If you believe that someone is using your User Account in an illegitimate manner, you agree to notify us by contacting us at [email protected].
BeReal is open to users over the age of 13 only.
If you are under 13, you are not allowed to create a User Account and use the Application. In addition, if you are between the ages of 13 and 16, depending on the country in which you reside, we may require permission from your legal guardian.
If you are the legal representative of a minor over the age of 13 and you wish to contact us, please send us a message to the following email address: [email protected].
You may use the Services on your phone through the BeReal Mobile Application. The Services allow you to (i) create, publish, share Content, (ii) view other Users' Content (iii) interact with them and (iv) delete your Content once a day.
Under this feature you can:
You may view the Content of other Users when:
You can interact with other Users or with other Users' Content through:
You may choose to remove one piece of Content per day.
However, if you wish to remove other Content on the same day, please send us a request to [email protected].
As a hosting company, we are not under a general obligation to monitor the information we store. Nevertheless, if you believe that a Content is illicit or inappropriate, you can report it to us or to the User who is the author by clicking on the “report” tab in the settings of the photo or in the settings of the User Profile.
In particular, we invite you to report any Content of a sexual and/or child pornographic nature, calling for hatred, terrorism, violence in general or against a group of people in particular, inciting others to endanger themselves or provoking suicide.
We reserve the right, at any time and without notice, to remove or temporarily or permanently suspend access to any Content that is clearly illegal or does not comply with these Terms.
We reserve the right to suspend or terminate your User Account upon notice from us and without prior notice, for any reason whatsoever, including but not limited to:
In such a case, you are not allowed to create a new User Account.
Excluding the Content generated by Users, the Application is the exclusive property of BeReal, including its structure, design, interfaces, databases, text, digital content, trademarks, and HTML tags (meta-tags). The Application is protected by the provisions of the French Intellectual Property Code and by any national or international text in force applicable to intellectual property law.
You may use the Application under a non-exclusive, limited, non-transferable, revocable license, valid worldwide and until the deletion of your User Account, to share your Content and interact with other Users only.
Accordingly, you may not reproduce, distribute, reverse engineer, disassemble, decompile or otherwise use the Application or any portion thereof in any form whatsoever, except as authorized in writing by us. Any violation of this obligation constitutes an infringement, punishable by articles L.335-2 and following of the Intellectual Property Code.
It is also forbidden to :
By using BeReal you will create Content of which you may be the author and, if applicable, the owner of the intellectual property rights.
When you share Content on the Application you grant BeReal and all its Users a free, non-exclusive, 30 (thirty) year, worldwide license in any medium to:
The Application and its Services are provided “as is”. Consequently, we do not offer you any guarantee concerning them, and in particular concerning:
More generally, you acknowledge that the Internet, and any telematic network used for data transmission may involve risks related to the lack of protection of certain data against possible misuse and risks of contamination by viruses. Also, BeReal cannot be held responsible for the loss or alteration of data, or for the loss of opportunity or time.
In any event, our liability is limited to direct material damages to the exclusion of any indirect damages of any kind.
We further reserve the right, to the extent permitted by law, to modify, suspend, discontinue or limit the availability of all or any part of our Platform for business and operational reasons at any time without notice.
Users are informed that the personal data collected may be subject to data processing activities in accordance with French Law No. 78-17 of January 6, 1978 relating to data processing, files and freedoms, as amended (known as the Data Protection Act) as well as EU Regulation 2016/679 of April 27, 2016, known as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Depending on the country from which you use the Services, other legislation might also apply, such as the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA).
BeReal reserves the right to modify its ToU at any time. In this case, BeReal will publish the new versions of the ToU on the pages of the Application and will alert Users by means of a pop-up window that will appear when opening the Application.
For any claim or dispute, the user is invited in priority to contact BeReal at [email protected] to reach an amicable solution.
In accordance with Article 14 of Regulation (EU) No. 524/2013, the European Commission has set up an online dispute resolution platform, facilitating the independent settlement by extrajudicial means of online disputes between consumers and professionals in the European Union. This platform is accessible at the following link: https://webgate.ec.europa.eu/odr/.
The present Conditions are subject to French law. Any dispute not resolved by the means indicated above will be submitted to the competent court corresponding to the place of residence of the User located in one of the member states of the European Economic Area.