Previous Terms of Service, Replaced by These Updated Terms on October 27, 2022
At Latch, we're on a mission to help you open, manage, and share access to the spaces that matter most to you. We take this responsibility seriously, which is why we've prioritized privacy and safety above all else. These Terms of Service (“Terms”) govern your use of our products, software, technology, features, services, and applications (the “Latch Products” or our “Products and Services”), except where we expressly state that separate terms apply. By using or installing our Products and Services or creating an Account (as defined below), you agree to these Terms.
Important Notice Regarding Arbitration: When you agree to these Terms, you are agreeing (with limited exception) to resolve any dispute with Latch through individual arbitration rather than in court. Please review the Dispute resolution section for more details, including the procedure for you to opt out of arbitration.
If you are a User located in Canada, your use of our Product and Services is further subject to these additional provisions that modify and supersede any conflicting provisions of these Terms.
Our Products and Services can be useful to many people acting in various capacities. If you own a Latch Device as a landlord or are authorized to act on behalf of the landlord (as a property manager, for example), then you are an “Owner.” If you live in a unit or space equipped with a Latch Device and are authorized by the Owner to control that Latch Device, then you are a “Resident.” If you have been invited by an Owner or Resident to access a space or building equipped with Latch Devices but do not live in that space or building, then you are a “Guest.” Guests can include visitors, as well as service providers like cleaners, dog-walkers, or maintenance personnel. It is possible that you may be more than one of these three user types if you use Latch in different capacities.
In locations equipped with Latch Access Control Devices, Latch Smart Home Devices, and/or Latch Security Devices, our Products and Services (the “Latch System”) make it possible to open and manage your spaces, share access to those spaces, control and operate Latch Smart Home Devices or compatible Third-Party Devices in those spaces, and/or enable calls between a Guest and a Resident (or an Owner’s security personnel) using the Latch Security Devices. We provide the Products and Services so that you can:
Open your doors: With the Latch System, an Owner or Resident may authorize you to open doors. At the discretion of each building’s management, you may use up to three digital credentials to open doors: the Latch App on a smartphone, a Doorcode, and/or a physical Keycard. Also, unit entry Latch Access Control Devices may have a physical key-hole and may be unlocked with mechanical keys if back-up credentials are needed. Additionally, where enabled, you may be able to open doors through your property manager’s app with a credential supplied by Latch to the property manager for your use.
Manage and share access: As a Resident, you can use the Latch App and Services to share access with Guests, maintenance personnel, or service providers, in accordance with your building’s policy and these Terms. Residents may also use the Latch App and Latch Security Devices to receive calls from and securely grant access to Guests that are requesting access to their units using Latch Security Devices, including Latch Virtual Intercom, installed at building entrances. As an Owner, you can use the Latch System and Services to grant ongoing or time-limited access to residents, property management staff, service providers, and Guests. You can provide these users with access to a single door or groups of doors, and establish access schedules to choose when that access expires. Owner’s can also use the Latch App and Latch Security Devices to receive calls from and securely grant access to Guests that are requesting access to your building using a Latch Security Devices.
Manage and operate smart home devices: As a Resident, you can use the Latch App to control and operate Latch Smart Home Devices and compatible Third-Party Devices in your spaces. As an Owner, you can use the Latch App to assign Latch Smart Home Devices and Third-Party Devices to specific units and to manage and monitor such devices in vacant units and common areas.
Maintenance requests: As a Resident, if your Owner has elected to use such Services, you may be able to use the Latch App to submit maintenance and other requests related to your residence. As an Owner, you can use Latch Manager Web to receive maintenance or other requests related to the units in the properties you own/and or manage.
Latch App Chat: As a Resident, you can chat with Latch’s customer support via the chat feature, if available, in the Latch App. You may also be able to access Latch Payment Services through the Latch App.
If you use the Latch App, including the cloud-based Latch Manager Web, you must create and maintain an account with Latch (an “Account”) to use the Services.
When creating an Account, you must provide accurate and complete Account information, and keep that information updated. So that we can operate the Latch System and provide the Services, you grant us the right to use the information that you provide in your Account and any other information you provide to us through your use of the Services.
If you are a Resident or a Guest and would like to access Latch Access Control Devices without an Account, you may use a Keycard that you receive from your property’s management at its discretion. If you are a Guest and have been invited by an Owner or Resident to use a temporary Doorcode, you do not need an Account. You do need an Account if you are a Guest and have been invited to use the Latch App by an Owner or a Resident.
You must be at least 18 years old to register for an Account. If you are between 13 and 18 years old, you may only register for an Account and use the Services under the supervision of a parent or legal guardian who agrees to be bound by these Terms. Our Services are not directed at anyone under 13 years old, nor do we knowingly collect or maintain personal information from anyone under 13 years old. In the event that we learn that we have collected personal information from anyone under 13 years of age without parental consent, we will delete that information as soon as possible. If you believe that we have collected information from a person under the age of 13, please contact us at email@example.com and we will cooperate with you to identify and delete that data as soon as possible.
The Latch System, Services, and Latch Devices are intended for use in the United States and Canada only. You acknowledge and agree that you may only use the Latch System, Services, and Latch Devices in these locations, even if you are able to download the Latch App outside of the United States or Canada. To the extent permissible by law, Latch accepts no liability for any damage or loss caused by your access or use of the Latch System, Services or Latch Devices in a country not specifically approved by Latch in these Terms.
You are solely responsible for complying with all laws, rules, and regulations applicable to you when you use the Latch System or the Services, including but not limited to (i) any laws relating to the capturing or sharing of image content that includes third parties, (ii) any laws requiring notice to or consent of third parties with respect to your use of the Latch System, Services and Latch Devices, (iii) any applicable building or fire codes; or (iv) any laws or regulations related to access control and security devices, home-sharing, or short-term rentals. The right to access the Latch System, Latch Devices and Services is revoked where these Terms or use of the Latch System, Latch Devices and Services is prohibited or to the extent the offering, sales, or provision of the Latch System, Latch Devices or Services conflicts with any applicable law, rule or regulation.
If you are accessing and using the Services on behalf of an entity, you represent and warrant that you have the right, authority, and capacity to accept and agree to these terms on behalf of yourself and the entity you represent. If you do not have the authority to accept these terms on behalf of the entity you represent, then you and that entity may not use the Services.
If you use the Services, you represent and warrant that you meet all the eligibility requirements set forth in these Terms of Service. You are responsible for notifying us immediately if your eligibility to use the Services changes.
Please be careful to only authorize trusted and appropriate individuals as Residents for the purpose of using Latch Access Control Devices that you own, in accordance with any applicable laws, rules, and regulations. If you are an Owner, you acknowledge that you are solely responsible for thoroughly examining and assessing all individuals that you authorize as a Resident for the purpose of using any Latch Access Control Device, and that prior to such authorization you will ensure that any such individual is aware of and capable of complying with these Terms. In particular, if you are an Owner and give a Keycard to a Resident or other authorized User without a Latch Account, you agree to present such User with these Terms and ensure that such User agrees to these Terms as a condition of using the Latch System, Service, or Software.
Owners can also enable Residents to use the Latch App to submit security deposit or rent payments, or to submit maintenance or similar requests to the Owner.
Provided that you abide by these Terms, we grant you a non-transferable, non-exclusive, right (without the right to sublicense) to access and use the Services (i) by using the Site or Apps, solely in connection with the Latch Devices or compatible Third-Party Devices that are either installed on your property, that you have been authorized to access, or that are otherwise expressly provided by Latch for your use and (ii) installing and using the Apps on your User Device(s), solely for the purpose of using the Latch Devices and the Services in accordance with these Terms of Service. We reserve all rights in our Products and Services that are not expressly granted to you under these Terms.
You must keep secure your Account and any password, Doorcode, Keycard, or User Device that you use in connection with the Latch System, Latch Devices, or Services. You agree to use strong and unique passwords that meet Latch’s then-current password security requirements and to maintain the confidentiality of your password and all Doorcodes. You may never use another person’s Account or registration information for the Services. You are responsible for all uses of your Account, User Device, and login information, whether or not authorized by you. If available to you, we recommend that you enable multi-factor authentication for your Account when using your computer to access Latch Manager Web, the cloud-based Latch App.
In order to help us maintain the security of the Latch System and Services, you must notify us immediately of any known or reasonably suspected fraud, breach of security or unauthorized use of your Account, User Device, or any passwords or Doorcodes, and you should immediately change your password, as applicable, to prevent further unauthorized use. You should never publish, distribute, or post login information for your Account. Latch is not liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to take the above steps or comply with the above requirements and commitments.
We do not support or allow the use of the Latch App or other Services on User Devices with a “jail broken” or “rooted” operating system. These operating systems can potentially allow other applications to circumvent security features on your User Device. Any use of the Latch App or Services on such User Devices is a violation of these Terms of Service and at your own risk, and Latch will not be liable for any loss of functionality or any other damages caused by such use.
As a user of Latch Devices or Services or as a visitor to our Site, you may enter content (“Content”). For example, as a Resident you may choose to share instructions with a trusted service provider. Or as a prospective Owner, you may choose to submit an inquiry on our Site and may include information about a particular property where you are considering using the Latch System.
Content includes, without limitation, information, data, text, photographs (including images), access histories, or written comments like service order instructions, provided, or otherwise made accessible on or through the Services. It also includes “User Content,” which means all Content added, created, uploaded, submitted, distributed, or posted to the Services by or on behalf of Users.
You and other Users control critical Content that we use to provide the Services. This Content includes, but is not limited to, property names, door names, user account information, and the duration and scope of access permissions. We do not control User Content that is entered on the Services and do not guarantee the accuracy of Content available on or through the Services and therefore are not liable for the inaccuracy or misuse of such Content. For example, Owners, not Latch, are responsible for choosing the names assigned to doors equipped with Latch Devices in a property, which are the door names that appear in the Latch App for that property. In addition, you may choose to share access with Guests, and you, not Latch, will choose the Guests and their email or phone number via which you choose to share access. You acknowledge that your access and use of all Content in connection with the Services, is at your own risk and you will be solely responsible for any damage or resulting loss to you or any other party. Any information that you receive through or about the Services or Latch Devices is provided on an “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE” basis. To provide the Services, we also reserve the right, but do not have an obligation, to monitor, remove, edit, modify or limit the availability of any Content at any time without notice.
Latch is committed to safeguarding and protecting your User Content in accordance with industry standards and applicable law. You can visit the Security and Privacy section of our Site for more information on how Latch will treat your User Content. User Content is the sole responsibility of the person who originated such User Content. You represent that all User Content provided by you is accurate, complete, up-to-date, and in compliance with all applicable laws, rules, and regulations. You also represent that you have all rights necessary to upload, post, email, transmit, or otherwise disseminate your User Content in connection with the Services and that your contributions to the Services and ways in which you contribute do not infringe, misappropriate or violate any third-party rights including without limitation, any privacy rights, publicity rights, copyrights, trademarks, contract, rights, or any other intellectual property or proprietary rights.
The Services may contain Content specifically provided by us, our partners, or our Users, and such Content is protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents, trade secrets or other proprietary rights and laws. You shall abide by and maintain all copyright notices, information and restrictions contained in any Content accessed through the Services.
To operate and improve the Services and Software on Latch Devices, we may update the Services and Software from time to time. These updates may include (without limitation) performance improvements, feature updates, new functionality, bug fixes, or other modifications (collectively, “Updates”). These Updates may occur automatically, such as in the case of certain Updates to the Latch App or web-based Services, without notice or request for additional consent. By using the Services and Software, you consent to such Updates. If you do not want to receive the Updates, you agree to terminate your Account and stop using the Services, including the Software and the Latch App. Some Updates may require installation or other affirmative action on your part; for example, certain Updates to the Latch App or Software may require you to download and install them on your User Device. In the event we ask you to install Updates, you agree to do so promptly. We are not liable for any failure to install the Updates or any damages that may result. Your use of any Updates will continue to be subject to these Terms, as well as any terms that apply to the Software or may be provided with such Update.
Every day, we work to improve the Latch experience. We appreciate your feedback and other suggestions, comments, or ideas (“Feedback”) about the Latch System, Latch Devices, or Services. You should know that we may use your Feedback without any restriction or obligation to compensate you, and we are under no obligation to keep Feedback confidential. You can submit feedback by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
When you enter or submit User Content, you grant us a non-exclusive, transferable, sub-licensable, royalty-free, perpetual, and worldwide license to use, transmit, modify, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display and perform, the User Content in connection with the operation, maintenance and improvement of the Services, the Latch System and our businesses.
In order to ensure the safe use of Latch for all users, you agree to make certain commitments. We have detailed these commitments in these Safety and Security Rules or elsewhere in these Terms of Service. As a User, you agree to comply with these Safety and Security Rules, all instructions, and documentation that we may provide from time to time with respect to the Services or Latch Devices. You also acknowledge and agree that your use of the Latch System is subject to our System Requirements.
You may not use the Latch System, Latch Devices, or Services for any purpose that is unlawful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, libelous, deceptive, fraudulent, invasive of another's privacy, tortious, or is otherwise inappropriate. You are responsible for all of your activity in connection with the Latch System, Latch Devices, and Services. You may not (and may not permit anyone else to) in connection with your use of the Latch System and Services either (i) take any action or (ii) provide any Content that: (A) you know is false, misleading, untruthful or inaccurate or (B) that could introduce software viruses or any other computer codes, files, or programs that are designed or intended to disrupt, damage, limit or interfere with the proper function of any software, hardware, or telecommunications equipment or to damage or obtain unauthorized access to any system, data, password or other information of ours or of any third party.
You may not (and may not permit anyone else to): (i) take any action that imposes or may impose (as determined by us in our sole discretion) an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our (or our third-party providers’) infrastructure, including any cellular-enabled Latch Devices; (ii) interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Latch System or Services or any activities conducted on or in connection with the Latch System or Services; (iii) bypass, circumventor attempt to bypass or circumvent any measures we may use to prevent or restrict access to the Latch System or Services (or other accounts, computer systems, devices or networks connected to the Latch System or Services); (iv) run any form of auto-responder or “spam” on the Services; (v) use manual or automated software, devices, or other processes to “crawl” or “spider” any page of the Site or Services; (vi) harvest or scrape any Content from the Services; (vii) use any cellular-enabled Latch Devices in any manner that exploits data usage, for commercial purposes, for peer to peer file sharing, or in any other manner that harms Latch or any third party; or (viii) otherwise take any action in violation of our guidelines and policies as made available to you from time-to-time.
You may not (directly or indirectly): (i) decipher, decompile, disassemble, reverse engineer or otherwise attempt to derive any source code or underlying ideas or algorithms of any part of the Services (including without limitation any application), except to the limited extent applicable laws specifically prohibit such restriction; (ii) modify, translate, or otherwise create derivative works of any part of the Services or (iii) resell, copy, rent, lease, distribute, or otherwise transfer any of the rights that you receive hereunder.
You may only copy or download parts of the Services (including any Content, any part of the Site or Apps, any Guest information and any images collected and/or provided in connection with the Services, including Guests’ images) onto your own User Device for your own use, and solely as necessary to use the Services as contemplated hereunder. You may not use the content of the Services, including any images, in any other way or for any other purpose, including without limitation any public or commercial way, nor may you copy or incorporate any of the content of the Services into any other work, without the written consent of Latch. You must have Latch’s prior written consent before you can post or redistribute any portion of the Services.
Other than with respect to User Content, we (and our licensors) retain full and complete title to all Content on the Services, including any downloadable software and all data that accompanies it.
You and other Users may use the Services in conjunction with other products and services. For example, you may wish to grant third-party providers access to your space to make deliveries or perform tasks such as cleaning or dog walking. You may also use the Services to manage, control, or operate compatible Third-Party Devices or other devices. The Services may contain links, interfaces, and referrals to, as well as content and data from third-party websites, products and services (including our third-party payment processor(s)). The choice to use third-party services and products is yours.
If or when you choose to use third-party resources, you make this choice at your own risk. We do not directly control these third-party services and Third-Party-Devices and you acknowledge that we are not responsible or liable for the content, functions, accuracy, legality, appropriateness or any other aspect of such services, websites, resources, or Products. The availability of any third-party services or Third-Party Devices in connection with our Services does not imply our endorsement or any association between us and their operators. You further acknowledge and agree that we shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused in connection with your use of or reliance on the content, goods, or services available through any such website, resource or Third-Party Devices.
Where available, Latch may facilitate certain financial transactions between Residents and others, including Owners, Latch itself, and Latch’s selected business partners and trusted service providers, to allow Residents to pay for a variety of products and services.
Funds held in or transferred through Dwolla and Stripe accounts are held or transferred by their respective financial institution partners. You must be 18 years old to use Latch’s Payment Services and open any accounts with Dwolla or Stripe.
By using these third-party payment services, you authorize and direct Latch to share your personal information with the relevant third party for the purposes of opening and supporting your relevant third-party payment accounts. Further, you authorize the relevant third party to collect your personal information including full name, date of birth, social security number, physical address, email address and financial and payment information, and you are responsible for the accuracy and completeness of that data. By using these third-party payment services, you also authorize the relevant third parties to share your data with their partners, including their financial institution partners and Plaid, which enables secure verification of bank account and payment card account ownership. You understand that you will access and manage your Dwolla and/or Stripe accounts through Latch Apps and account notifications may be sent to you by Latch and not the relevant third party.
By using Latch’s Payment Services and registering for any Dwolla or Stripe accounts, you agree that such usage and registration constitute your electronic signature, and you consent to electronic provision of all disclosures and notices from Dwolla, Stripe, and/or Latch, including those required by law. You also agree that your electronic consent will have the same legal effect as a physical signature.
Latch is not a party to any transaction involving the payment of security deposits, rent, or booking of rentable building resources or amenities. Latch does not own or manage any properties and does not enter into rental contracts for any properties. Although Latch’s Payment Services may lead to certain business transactions expressly agreed to between Latch and you, Latch is not a party to any transactions between you and Owner other than providing payment facilitation. As a result, Latch shall not be liable under any circumstances for the accuracy of information, the contents of any documents, or for any other interactions by, between or about you and Owner through Latch Apps. In the event that you have a dispute with Owner, you release Latch from any claims, demands, and damages (actual and consequential) of every kind and nature, known and unknown, suspected and unsuspected, disclosed and undisclosed,
As part of the Services, we may communicate with you and your Guests or other users by sending SMS, MMS, notifications, or other text messages (“Text Messages”). For example, temporary Doorcodes may be sent to Guests and notifications may be sent to Users via Text Message or via the Latch App. Please note that text messaging fees may apply to the sending or receipt of Text Messages. By registering for an Account, you hereby consent to receiving Text Messages from us to your User Device. You may opt out of receiving some of these messages in the future, but the Services may not work properly if you do opt out. Occasionally we may need to notify you about important updates or notices that concern your property, the Latch System, or changes to these Terms of Service. Because this information is crucial to your management or inhabitation of a property, you cannot opt out of these communications. If you are a Resident or Owner, you are responsible for obtaining the consent of your Guests, and you represent and warrant that you have received consent from such Guest to the receipt of Text Messages and fees associated with receiving those messages.
If your User Device is off, out of range, or subject to a variety of other conditions, you may not be able to send or receive Text Messages or they may be delayed. Cellular and other wireless transmissions services are not operated or controlled by Latch and may experience weak or dropped signals, service disruptions, or security breaches. Accordingly, we cannot be responsible for and disclaim all responsibility or liability for any delays or failure to send or receive Text Messages related to the Services or any security breaches related to any of the foregoing.
We work hard to provide the best Products and Services possible and make them highly reliable and consistently available. However, the use of our Products and Services is subject to certain limitations and disclaimers as described in this section. The warranties for the Latch Devices and Software are set forth in the Limited Warranty and the End User License Agreement, respectively.
Except as set forth in the Limited Warranty and End User License Agreement, the Services, Latch System and Content are provided on an “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE” basis. We make no guarantees that the Services, Latch System and Content will always be safe, secure, available or error-free; or that they will be compatible with your home or building network, computer or User Device; or function without disruptions, delays or imperfections. To the extent permitted by law, we disclaim all representations, warranties and conditions of any kind, whether express, implied, or statutory, including any representations, warranties and conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, accuracy, and non-infringement. We also make no representation, condition or warranty that defects or perceived defects will be corrected or that the Services, the Latch System or the Content will meet your requirements. No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by you from Latch or though the Services shall create any legally-binding representation, warranty or condition.
We cannot control and will not be responsible for the actions or omissions of third parties who access or are given access to our Services or Latch Devices using our Services, including other Owners, Residents, Guests and any individual to whom access is granted through your Account, regardless of whether you intended to grant access to that individual. We do not warrant, endorse, guarantee, or assume responsibility for any product or service advertised or offered by a third party through or in connection or in partnership with the Latch Devices or Services (including, but not limited to, Third-Party Devices and Third-Party Services (or other products and services) connected with or to the Latch Devices or Services) or any hyperlinked website or service. Your use of Third-Party Devices or Third-Party Services is subject to the relevant Third-Party’s terms and conditions and privacy notices that govern those devices and services, and Latch fully disclaims any liability that may arise from your use of such devices or services.
To the fullest extent allowed by law, Latch is not responsible for damage or liability caused by: (i) use of the Latch System, Latch Devices and Services for purposes other than for which the Latch System, Latch Devices or Services are designed or intended, or in improper conditions or in violation of these Terms or other written instructions provided by Latch; (ii) normal wear and tear or aging; (iii) improper repair, operation, maintenance or connections; (iv) to the extent allowed by law, attempted repair by anyone other than a facility or service provider authorized by Latch; or (v) use of Third-Party Devices and Third-Party Services.
We cannot predict when issues may arise with the Services. Accordingly, our liability shall be limited to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, and in no event will we be liable to you for any lost profits, data loss, cost of procurement of substitute goods or services, or special, indirect, incidental, punitive, compensatory, or consequential damages of any kind or any bugs, viruses, trojan horses, or the like (regardless of the source of origination), even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages. Our aggregate liability arising out of or relating to these Terms or our Products and Services, whether a rising under contract, tort (including negligence), or any other theory of liability, will not exceed the greater of $100 or the amount actually paid by you to use our Products and Services in the past twelve months.
Please review this section regarding arbitration and class action waiver as this affects your legal rights.
You agree that all disputes between you and us (whether or not such dispute involves a third party) with regard to your relationship with us, including without limitation disputes related to these terms, your use of the services, and/or rights of privacy and/or publicity, will be resolved by binding, individual arbitration in accordance with the streamlined arbitration rules and procedures of JAMS then in effect, and you and we hereby expressly waive trial by jury; provided, however, that to the extent that you have in any manner violated or threatened to violate our intellectual property rights, we may seek injunctive or other appropriate relief in any state or federal court in the state of New York.
Discovery and rights to appeal in arbitration are generally more limited than in a lawsuit, and other rights that you and we would have in court may not be available in arbitration. As an alternative, you may bring your claim in your local “small claims” court, if permitted by that small claims court's rules and if within such court’s jurisdiction. You may bring claims only on your own behalf. Neither you nor we will participate in a class action or class-wide arbitration for any claims covered by this agreement to arbitrate. You are giving up your right to participate as a class representative or class member on any class claim you may have against us including any right to class arbitration or any consolidation of individual arbitrations (the “class action waiver”).
You also agree not to participate in claims brought in a private attorney general or representative capacity, or consolidated claims involving another person's account, if we are a party to the proceeding. This dispute resolution provision will be governed by the Federal Arbitration Act and not by any state law concerning arbitration. Judgment on the award rendered by the arbitrator may be entered in any court having competent jurisdiction. Any provision of applicable law notwithstanding, the arbitrator will not have authority to award damages, remedies or awards that conflict with these Terms. You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of, related to or connected with the use of the Latch Devices or Services or these Terms must be filed within one (1) year after such claim of action arose or be forever banned.
If you do not wish to be bound by the arbitration and class action waiver provisions in this section, you must notify Latch in writing within 30 days of the date that you first accept these Terms (unless a longer period is required by applicable law). Your written notification must be emailed to Latch at email@example.com. If you do not notify Latch in accordance with this section, you agree to be bound by the arbitration and class action waiver provisions of these Terms, including such provisions in any Terms revised after the date of your first acceptance. Such notification must include: (i) your name, (ii) your Latch Account email address; (c) your mailing address and (d) a statement that you do not wish to resolve disputes with Latch through arbitration and that you do not wish to waive your class action rights. If Latch makes any changes to the Arbitration and Class Action Waiver section of these Terms (other than a change to the address at which Latch will receive notices of dispute, opt-out notices, or rejections of future changes to the Arbitration and Clause Action Waiver section), you may reject any such change by sending us written notice within 30 days of the change to the address set forth in this section. It is not necessary to send us a rejection of a future change to the Arbitration and Class Action Waiver section of these Terms if you had properly opted out of the arbitration and class action waiver provisions in this section within the first 30 days after you first accepted these Terms. If you have not properly opted out of the arbitration and class action waiver provisions in this section, by rejecting a future change, you are agreeing that you will arbitrate any dispute between us in accordance with the language of this arbitration provision, as modified by any changes you did not reject. This notification affects these Terms only; if you previously entered into other arbitration agreements with Latch or enter into other such agreements in the future, your notification that you are opting out of the arbitration provision in these Terms shall not affect the other arbitration agreements between you and Latch.
If the prohibition against class actions and other claims brought on behalf of third parties contained above is found to be unenforceable, then all of the preceding language in this Arbitration and Class Action Waiver section will be null and void. This arbitration agreement will survive the termination of your relationship with us.
Provided that your User Device and Latch Access Control Device(s) continue to meet the System Requirements, our offline-first design means that your User Device and Latch Access Control Devices with valid credentials should continue to enable unlocking in the event of a network or cloud outage.
However, as we improve and evolve the capabilities of the Latch System, we may need to change features or remove legacy features that are currently offered as part of the Services. These changes may occur at any time, and the Services may be temporarily inaccessible without notice for security reasons, maintenance, repair, or other circumstances. You agree that you will not be entitled to any refund or rebate in connection with any such suspensions. Note that valid Doorcodes, Keycards, and physical keys can still unlock Latch Access Control Devices in the event that the full functionality of the Latch App is temporarily unavailable.
There are rare occasions in which we may need to terminate your access to the Services, for example, if you violate our Safety and Security Rules or these Terms. In these circumstances and in order to provide the Services securely, we may terminate your access to the Services without notice and effective immediately, which may result in the forfeiture and removal of all information associated with your account.
Upon termination, your Account and right to use the Software and other Services will automatically terminate, but you may be able to continue using some functionality of the Latch Devices. All provisions of these Terms which by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, licenses of User Content, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity, and limitations of liability.
We work hard to provide highly reliable Services that are consistently available. However, they may be subject to temporarily interruptions including third-party product or service failures, network or service provider downtime, and Acts of God. We shall not be liable for any failure to perform our obligations where such failure results from any cause beyond our reasonable control, including, without limitation, mechanical, electronic, or communications failure or degradation.
These Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New York, including its conflicts of law rules, and the United States of America. You agree that, except as described in the “Dispute resolution” section above, any dispute arising from or relating to the subject matter of these Terms shall be governed by the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the state and Federal courts of New York County, New York.
We reserve the right to update and may change or modify any part of these Terms of Service from time to time, in our sole discretion, and reserve the right at any time to modify, suspend, or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Site or any part thereof, the Latch Consumer Apps, or any or all of the Services, or any Site or Latch Consumer Apps features, with or without notice and without liability to you. Updates of these Terms will be posted on the relevant area of the Site and will be effective immediately upon posting. You can review the most current version of the Terms at any time by clicking on the “Terms of Service” link located on webpages through the Site. You agree to review the Terms from time to time to ensure you are updated as to any changes. By continuing to use the Site, Latch Devices, Latch System, Latch Apps, or Services following any such updates, you accept and agree to be bound by such updated Terms. IF ANY UPDATES ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE TO YOU, YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY AND RECOURSE IS TO DISCONTINUE USE OF THE SITE, LATCH DEVICES, LATCH SYSTEM, LATCH APPS, AND THE SERVICES. If you are a user and consumer located in Canada, your use of the Services is subject to additional provisions that supersede these Terms.
The following terms apply to any of the Latch Apps accessed through or downloaded from any app store or distribution platform (like the Apple App Store or Google Play) where a Latch App may now or in the future be made available (each an “App Provider”). You acknowledge and agree that:
- Both you and we acknowledge that these Terms are concluded between you and us only, and not with the App Provider, and that the App Provider is not responsible for, does not endorse, and is not involved in the Services or Content;
- The App is licensed to you on a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferrable, non-sublicensable basis, solely to be used in connection with the Services for your private, personal, non-commercial use, subject to all the terms and conditions of these Terms as applicable;
- You will only use the Services in connection with a User Device that you own or control;
- You acknowledge and agree that App Provider has no obligation whatsoever to furnish any maintenance and support services with respect to the App;
- In the event of any failure of the App to conform to any applicable warranty, including those implied by law, you may notify App Provider of such failure; upon notification, App Provider’s sole warranty obligation to you will be to refund to you the purchase price, if any, of the App;
- You acknowledge and agree that we, and not App Provider, are responsible for addressing any claims you or any third party may have in relation to the App;
- You acknowledge and agree that, in the event of any third-party claim that the App or your possession and use of the App infringes that third party’s intellectual property rights, we, and not App Provider, will be responsible for the investigation, defense, settlement and discharge of any such infringement claim;
- You represent and warrant that you are not located in a country subject to a U.S. Government embargo, or that has been designated by the U.S. Government as a “terrorist supporting” country, and that you are not listed on any U.S. Government list of prohibited or restricted parties;
- Both you and we acknowledge and agree that, in your use of the App, you will comply with any applicable third-party terms of agreement which may affect or be affected by such use;
- Both you and we acknowledge and agree that App Provider and its subsidiaries are third-party beneficiaries of these Terms, and that upon your acceptance of these Terms, App Provider will have the right (and will be deemed to have accepted the right) to enforce these Terms against you as the third-party beneficiary hereof;
- You acknowledge that these Terms are between you and Latch and not with an App Provider; and
- You will also comply with all applicable third-party terms of service when using the App, including with any App Provider.
These Terms make up the entire agreement between you and Latch, Inc. (“Latch”) regarding your use of our Services and certain aspects of the Latch Devices, including data from the Latch Devices that will be uploaded to the Services. These Terms supersede any prior oral or written agreements or understandings between you and us regarding the Services.
Some of our Products and Services are also governed by supplemental terms. If you use any of these Products or Services, supplemental terms will be made available and will become a part of our agreement with you. For example, if you purchase Latch Devices, your use of the Latch Devices is also covered by the End User License Agreement (“EULA”), which governs the use of the Software, and the limited warranty provided in conjunction with that Latch Devices (“Limited Warranty”). Certain features of the Services may be subject to additional guidelines, terms, or rules, which will be posted on or through the Services in connection with such features. To the extent that any supplemental terms conflict with these Terms, the supplemental terms shall govern to the extent of the conflict.
With the exception of the class action waiver described in the “Dispute resolution” section above, if any portion of these Terms are found to be unenforceable or invalid, the remaining portion will remain in full force and effect. If we fail to enforce any of these Terms, it will not be considered a waiver. Except as provided in the Updates section, any waiver of these Terms must be made in writing and signed by us.
You cannot transfer any of your rights or obligations under these Terms to anyone else without our Consent. We may assign, transfer, or delegate any of our rights and obligations without prior consent, whether as part of a merger, acquisition, sale of assets, or otherwise.
No agency, partnership, joint venture, or employment relationship is created as a result of these Terms and neither party has any authority of any kind to bind the other in any respect. The Services are offered only for your use, and are not for the use or benefit of any third party, except as expressly provided in the section titled “App Store provisions.”
The section and paragraph headings in these Terms are for convenience only and shall not affect their interpretation.
Customers and third parties can anonymously contact us to submit ethical concerns at (347) 352 1806. Please note: This number is not for customer support inquiries.
You may contact us at the following address: 508 West 26th Street, Suite 6G, NY, NY 10001
Effective Date of Terms: August 5, 2022