Friendly Librarian / Terms of Service & Privacy Policy

Date of Last Revision: November 29, 2016

Friendly Librarian allows you to search for books on your Google Home™ device using the Google Books™ service.

Terms of Service

Important - before using the Service please read the terms of this agreement ("Terms of Service") carefully. These Terms of Service supersede any ealier version.

The purpose of these Terms of Service is to set out Our legal relationship with You in connection with the provision of the Service. You acknowledge and accept to be bound by these Terms of Service by accessing or using the Service (as defined below). When You (as defined below) access or use the Service, a legally binding agreement on these Terms of Service together with Our Privacy Policy is concluded between, (a) You, the end user ("You") and (b) FoldedSoft e.U., a company registered in Vienna, Austria under company number 336909f whose registered office is located at Gudrunstr. 105/3/43, 1100 Wien. FoldedSoft e.U. is defined as "We", "Us" or "Our" as appropriate.

We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to change or modify portions of these Terms of Service at any time without further notice. You should periodically visit this page to review the current Terms of Service so you are aware of any revision to which you are bound. If we do this, we will post the changes to these Terms of Service on this page and will indicate at the top of this page the date these terms were last revised. Your continued use of the Service after any such changes constitutes your acceptance of the new Terms of Service. If you do not agree to abide by these or any future Terms of Service, do not use or access (or continue to use or access) the Service. It is your responsibility to regularly check the Site to determine if there have been changes to these Terms of Service and to review such changes.

Your attention is also drawn to Our Privacy Policy which describes how We deal with and protect Your Information. By accessing or using the Service You consent to the collection and use of Your Information as outlined in Our Privacy Policy.

By accessing or using the Service, You agree to comply with these Terms of Service, and You acknowledge that Your failure to comply with these Terms of Service may result in suspension or termination, and/or legal action against You, as appropriate.

We provide the Service via Actions on Google, API.AI and the Google Books™ service (the "Platform") on which You access Our Friendly Librarian action (the "Service") using Your Account (as defined below).

The Service is only available to persons owning a Google Home device. To use the Service, You will thus first need to register for a valid Google account ("Account") and link it with your Google Home device. You may then access the Service from Your Account. You may further need to download and install software as provided on the Platform.

By using the Service You are also bound to all terms of the Platform. Every person who identifies themselves by using Our Service with a correct Account is assumed by Us to be the rightful Account holder and all transactions using this Account will be regarded as valid. In no event will We be liable for any loss You suffer as a result of any unauthorised use or misuse of Your Account.

Your use of the Service is for Your personal use only. You may not use the Service for any commercial purpose.

The Service is provided on an "as is" basis, without warranties or conditions of any kind, either expressed or implied. We are not liable for any damage that You may encounter through the usage of Our service. Furthermore We reserve the right to modify and/or remove the Service in Our sole descretion with immediate effect and without notice.

Privacy Policy

We are committed to protecting Your Information and providing You with a safe, efficient and customized experience. To this effect, We have created this Privacy Policy to let You know what Information We collect when You use the Service, why We collect this Information and how We use the collected Information. The terms defined in this Privacy Policy shall have the same meanings as in the Terms of Service above.

By accessing or using the Service, You agree to this Privacy Policy. This is Our entire and exclusive Privacy Policy and it supersedes any earlier version.

Information Third party policies

All data you submit will be send from your Google Home™ device to API.AI for processing, and then used in a search on the Google Books™ service. Please make sure to read the related policies of those services, to know how they handle your data.

Use of Your Information

The Information will be used only while actively using the Service, and only You will have access to this Information inside of the Service. The Information will not be saved for longer than is needed for providing the Service and will not be shared in any other way.


You expressly agree that the Service is provided on an "as is" basis without warranties of any kind. We are not responsible for events beyond Our direct control. Because of the complex and constantly changing nature of Our technology and business, We cannot guarantee nor do We represent that there will be error-free performance regarding the privacy of Your Information, and We will not be liable for any indirect, incidental, consequential or punitive damages relating to the use or release of Your Information.

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