Terms and Conditions

BLUE BILLS is a proprietary product or service designed to provide phone bill scanning technology. ("Project")

BLUE BILLS desires to conduct a feasibility study or experimental trial of the Project in a small-scale, short-term pilot to help it learn how the Project might work in practice before commercially rolling it out fully. ("Pilot Project”)

The Tester agrees to participate in the Pilot Project under the terms and conditions of this Agreement.

By participating in the Pilot Project, including downloading, installing, or using any beta software, the user agrees unconditionally to the terms of this End User Tester Agreement. ("Agreement”) If you do not agree with these terms, do not participate in the Pilot Project, including download, install, or use any beta software.

This Agreement is between you and BLUE BILLS for the Pilot Project, which may include beta software and documentation together with related online services.

  1. Age and Capacity.

    You represent and warrant that you are eighteen (18) years of age or older. If you are under eighteen (18) years of age, you may not participate in the Pilot Project.

  2. No Conflict of Interest.
    You certify that:
    • 2.1. you are not an employee or connected with any natural or juridical person offering a competing product or service of BLUE BILLS;
    • 2.2. you are not involved in the testing, marketing, development, or production of any competing product or service of BLUE BILLS; and
    • 2.3. you are not affiliated with or acting for the benefit of anyone who is involved in such activities.
  3. Testing License.

    Subject to the terms of this Agreement, BLUE BILLS grants you, during the Test Period as defined below, a non-exclusive, limited license to use the Pilot Project, including one (1) copy of any beta software in binary form only as authorized in this Agreement. You may install such single copy on a computer under your control for your own single use. BLUE BILLS authorizes you to use and evaluate the Pilot Project, including any beta software, under the terms and conditions of this Agreement solely for the purposes of providing information and feedback to BLUE BILLS. You agree to remove all copies of the Pilot Project, including any beta software, at the end of the Test Period or upon BLUE BILLS’s written request, whichever is earlier.

  4. Term

    You are licensed to use the Pilot Project, including any beta software, only during the Test Period. The "Test Period" will begin upon your use of the Pilot Project, including any beta software, and may be terminated at any time by BLUE BILLS by providing email, Short Message Service (SMS) or text, or written notification of such notice. In any case, the duration of the Test Period ends three (3) months from the beginning of your use of the Pilot Project, including any beta software, or upon termination by BLUE BILLS, or on the date when the Pilot Project is announced by BLUE BILLS as being commercially generally available, whichever comes first. BLUE BILLS may include license management functionality in the Pilot Project, including any beta software, that disables it after the Test Period is completed. ("Term”)

  5. Registration and Personal Information.

    You may be required to provide to BLUE BILLS, as a condition to testing the Pilot Project, including any beta software, certain personally identifiable information. ("Personal Information”) BLUE BILLS’s retention and use of all Personal Information shall be subject to BLUE BILLS’s privacy policy posted on its website, as that policy may be updated by BLUE BILLS in its discretion from time to time.

  6. Automated Reporting.

    The Pilot Project, including any beta software, may be configured to periodically check your computer system for, and report back to BLUE BILLS without additional notice to you, anonymous information relating to your use, such as the frequency of your use and/or certain features, your configuration settings, and information on computer errors occurring during your use, if applicable. Such configuration may include functionality that allows for the transmission of data about your computer system to BLUE BILLS (for instance the version of operating system you are using, or details of other programs you may be running) to enable BLUE BILLS to better understand why bugs may occur and to enable BLUE BILLS to improve the Project. The beta software may contain a specific identification number for the purpose of tracking the number of unique instances of the beta software being used by you. This functionality may continue to function post-termination, which you consent to, but can be disabled by uninstalling the beta software.

  7. Updating.

    The Pilot Project, including any beta software, may contain an "Automatic Update” feature that may gather information from your computer in connection with its updating functionality; and, if so, you consent to its use. This functionality may continue to function post-termination, which you consent to, but can be disabled by uninstalling the beta software.

  8. Ownership.

    You acknowledge and agree that the Pilot Project, including any beta software, is a proprietary product or service of BLUE BILLS protected under law. BLUE BILLS owns the Pilot Project, including any beta software, and retains all rights not expressly granted to you.

  9. Feedback.

    You acknowledge and agree that the Pilot Project, including any beta software, is a proprietary product or service of BLUE BILLS protected under law. BLUE BILLS owns the Pilot Project, including any beta software, and retains all rights not expressly granted to you.

  10. Confidential Information.

    All non-public information disclosed by BLUE BILLS to you will be referred to collectively in this Agreement as "Confidential Information.” Such information will include, but not be limited to, the Pilot Project, including any beta software, its documentation, marketing information, product test results and Feedback. All Confidential Information and any derivative thereof will be the property of BLUE BILLS, and no license, intellectual property rights or other rights to Confidential Information will belong to you. You are licensed to use Confidential Information as reasonably required for your use of the Pilot Project, including any beta software, as permitted by this Agreement. You will not disclose, publish, or disseminate the Confidential Information to any third parties.

  11. Restrictions.
    You agree not to:
    • 11.1. disclose the results of any study, review, or benchmark tests of the Pilot Project to any third party without BLUE BILLS’s prior written approval;
    • 11.2. work around or circumvent any technical limitations or any copying or usage restriction mechanisms in the Pilot Project, including any beta software;
    • 11.3. reverse engineer, decompile, or disassemble the Pilot Project, including any beta software;
    • 11.4. publish the Pilot Project, including any beta software;
    • 11.5. rent, lease, or lend the Pilot Project, including any beta software; or
    • 11.6. transfer the Pilot Project, including any beta software, or this Agreement to any third party.
  12. Disclaimers.

    You acknowledge that the Pilot Project, including any beta software, has not been completely tested and may contain material defects or deficiencies. You agree to determine for yourself the suitability of the use of the Pilot Project, including any beta software, for your purposes. The Pilot Project, including any beta software, is provided without maintenance or support, except as expressly stated in this Agreement.

    While BLUE BILLS intends to introduce a commercial version of the Project, you acknowledge that BLUE BILLS has no express or implied obligation to announce or introduce the Project or any similar or compatible product or service.

    You acknowledge that all testing that you perform pursuant to this Agreement is done entirely at your own risk. The Pilot Project is provided "as is,” and BLUE BILLS excludes all representations or warranties, express or implied, including without limitation any implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement.

    BLUE BILLS shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential, or punitive damages, even if it has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

  13. Termination.

    This Agreement is valid for the Term stated in this Agreement. Notwithstanding, your breach of this Agreement will result automatically in the immediate termination of this Agreement by BLUE BILLS and may be cause for exclusion in all other BLUE BILLS-sponsored projects, in addition to other remedies available to BLUE BILLS under applicable law.

    The clauses that survive termination shall continue in full force and effect even after termination of this Agreement.

  14. Relationship.

    This Agreement does not create an employment, partnership, or agency relationship between the parties.

  15. Assignment.

    You may not assign or transfer this Agreement without the prior written consent of BLUE BILLS.

  16. Entire Agreement.

    This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the parties with respect to the subject matter hereof.

  17. Separability.

    If any provision of this Agreement is declared illegal or unenforceable, its invalidity shall not affect the other provisions of this Agreement that can be given effect without the invalid provision. If any provision of this Agreement does not comply with any law, ordinance, rule or regulation, such provision to the extent possible shall be interpreted in such a manner to comply with such law, ordinance, rule or regulation, or if such interpretation is not possible, it shall be deemed to satisfy the minimum requirements thereof.

  18. Governing Law and Dispute Resolution.

    This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Philippines. Any dispute, controversy, or claim arising out of or relating to this Agreement, or the breach, termination, or invalidity thereof shall be settled by arbitration in the Philippines by a panel of three (3) arbitrators in accordance with the Philippine Dispute Resolution Center, Inc. ("PDRCI”) Arbitration Rules as at present in force. Should interim judicial relief be necessary in connection with this Agreement, the parties may seek appropriate relief before the courts of Taguig City to the exclusion of other venues.

  19. Notices.

    Any notices or other communication will be addressed to any email address or mobile number that you may provide and will be deemed communicated when so emailed, or sent by SMS or text.