Terms and Conditions for BullyAlert

BullyAlert is a totally free of cost and advertisement app for you to monitor your kids' public online social network profiles and get notified when a potential cyberbullying instance takes place. Right now, we are only supporting public Instagram profiles.

By downloading or using the app, these terms will automatically apply to you – you should make sure therefore that you read them carefully before using the app. We are offering you this app to use for your own personal use without cost, allowed to send it on to others but
 not allowed to copy, or modify the app, any part of the app, or our trademarks in any way. You’re not allowed to attempt to extract the source code of the app, and you also shouldn’t try to translate the app into other languages, or make derivative versions. The app itself, and all the trade marks, copyright, database rights and other intellectual property rights related to it, still belong to CUCyberSafety lab of University of Colorado Boulder.

CUCyberSafety Lab is committed to ensuring that the app is as useful and efficient as possible. For that reason, we reserve the right to make changes to the app or to charge for its services, at any time and for any reason. We will never charge you for the app or its services without making it very clear to you exactly what you’re paying for.

The BullyAlert app lets you monitor social network users you are concerned about and notifies you when a potential cyberbullying instance takes place. This is purely a research project and we will not be responsible for any mistakes and mis-functions the app may make.  We certainly do not claim the app is perfect and it is essential that you know this before downloading the application.

By downloading the app, you also give us the right to store and collect any relevant data from the application for our potential research purposes. We will certainly will not collect any private information from you except your email and phone number. The social network data that we will be collecting will be coming from public profiles which are open in the social networks, thus open to everyone. 

By downloading the app, you also agree that we will never be responsible for any predatory, stalking behavior that you might be associated with by using the app. We have built this app for research purposes and will not be responsible for any abusive usage of this app by any users of this app. The only person responsible for the type of usage, be it bad or good, will be you. We will also be not held responsible for any harm to anyone or any device that might be caused by this application.

At some point we may wish to update the app. The app is currently available on Android. By downloading the app, you also give us the right to provide those updates to you, free of cost and advertisement, any time.