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GeoSmile App - Terms of Service 


GeoSmile (the “App”) is an application software licensed by GeoTechnologies, Inc. (the “Company”, “we”, “us”, “our”).  The App awards points (in units designated by the Company) (“Miles”), in accordance with distance travelled of the smartphone (“Device”) on which the App is installed, as measured by the Device.  The App also provides various other content. 

These Terms of Service apply to personal use of the App, by users in India.  If you are located in another country, you must refer to the Terms of Service applicable to your jurisdiction.

Article 1. Application

GeoSmileAccess to and use of the App by users in India is subject to your agreement with, and compliance with:

  • (a)the terms and conditions set out below (as amended from time to time) and any specific terms that you are notified of through the App (the “Terms of Service”); 

  • (b)any additional terms and conditions referred to in these Terms of Service or on the App; and 

  • (c)the GeoSmile Privacy Policy (as amended from time to time) – this sets out the terms that apply to the collection and use of data using the App, such as location information, distance travelled results, acquired Miles, map displays and other information and data provided within the App (collectively, “Data”). 


These “Terms of Service” stipulate terms and conditions concerning the App and use of distance traveled results, acquired Miles, location information, map displays, and other information and Data. The App can be used only by a user who has consented to these Terms of Service in the manner we prescribe (“User”, “you”, “your”), and these Terms of Service constitute a legally binding agreement between the Company and any person who uses the App and will govern your use of the App and the Data. Further, if the App is updated or altered in accordance with Article 10 below, these Terms of Service will apply to the relevant updated or altered version of the software. By installing and accessing the App, opening an account with us, using the Data or otherwise dealing with us, you are deemed to agree to these Terms of Service.


By installing or accessing the App, you acknowledge that (a) you are at least of the age of majority as per the laws applicable to you, or (b) if you have not attained such age of majority, you are installing or accessing the App under necessary supervision and permission of your parent or legal guardian. If you are a parent or legal guardian of a person not of such age of majority, you agree that by permitting your child to use the App, you are subject to these Terms of Service and its provisions shall be read as such. The Company does not authorize installation and use of the App by any person who has not attained such age of majority or who is not under necessary supervision and permission of their parent or legal guardian. The Company disclaims any liability in relation to verification of the age of the User or the exercise of supervision of a User’s parent or legal guardian.

Article 2. Use Conditions
  1. The Company grants to each individual User a worldwide non-exclusive and non-transferable license to install the App on an iOS or Android Device, and create and use up to one account for the period of the User’s use of the Company’s services, in accordance with these Terms of Service and the methods of use specified through the App.

  2. You are responsible (at your own expense) for:

    • (a) downloading, installing, uninstalling and using the App, including complying with all applicable laws and regulations; and  

    • (b) maintaining and managing the environment necessary to use the App, including paying all communication fees prescribed by your telecommunications company. 

  3. You acknowledge that there may be circumstances where you may not be able to use the App because of deterioration of the telecommunications environment.  For example, this may occur when you enter a building or move to an area blocked by a building or to an area not connected to a network.

  4. If you delete or uninstall the App, all Data on the Device that you have acquired through use of the App will be erased and will not be restorable; you fully understand and consent to this.

Article 3. Use Registration
  1. To use the App, you will need to login and create an account on the App by either: 

    • (a)registering your email address, password and other information that will be used to identify you (collectively, “Account Information”) on your App My Page; or

    • (b)performing authentication based on your registered email address, using a service provided by an operator other than the Company (“External Service”).

  2. You undertake and confirm that all Account Information that you provide is true, accurate, up to date and not misleading. 

  3. You must register any changes to your Account Information without delay.  We will not be liable for any damage or any other detriment you may suffer because a change was not registered. 

  4. You must manage your Account Information appropriately and not allow anyone else to use or access your Account Information. 

  5. You will be liable for, and the Company will not be liable for, any damage that arises from any inappropriate management or erroneous use on your part, or use by a third party etc., of your Account Information. 

  6. You must use your Account Information only for the purpose of using the App, and must not use such information for any other applications we provide.

Article 4. Prohibitions
  1. Unless expressly permitted on the App, when using the App, you must not engage in any of the following (or similar) conduct (together, “Prohibited Conduct”):

    • (a)reproduce, duplicate, copy, transmit, extract, process, alter, make transmittable, or engage in any other secondary use of, the App or the Data;

    • (b)lend, sell, redistribute, publicly transmit, sub-license, or otherwise cause a third party to use, the App or the Data;

    • (c)analyze or alter the App or the Data by reverse assembly, reverse compilation, or reverse engineering; 

    • (d)engage in any conduct that infringes on the rights of the Company or other third party relating to the App or the Data, any other conduct that causes damage or detriment to the Company or another third party, or any other conduct likely to result in the above-mentioned Prohibited Conduct; 

    • (e)engage in any conduct that interferes or is likely to interfere with the operation of the App; 

    • (f)without the Company’s prior written consent, use the App or Data for profit purposes or commercial purposes;

    • (g)engage in any conduct that violates laws and regulations or conduct that is related to criminal activity;

    • (h)engage in any conduct that is contrary to public order and morals; 

    • (i)engage in any conduct that directly or indirectly facilitates any of the above-mentioned Prohibited Conduct; or

    • (j)any other conduct that the Company reasonably determines to be inappropriate based on reasonable grounds.

  2. If you engage in any Prohibited Conduct or breach these Terms of Service, we may, without any prior notice to you, temporarily suspend your use of the App, close your Account and/or terminate these Terms of Service. 

Article 5. Ownership of Rights

All intellectual property rights including copyrights and trademark rights to the App and the Data (including any Travel Data (as defined below)) belong to us or the third parties who licensed such rights to us.  By using the App, you will not acquire any right, title or interest in or to such intellectual property rights except for the license to use the App granted to you pursuant to these Terms of Service.

Article 6. No Warranty
  1. You expressly agree that, to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, the Company provides the App on an “as is” and “as available” basis without warranty of any kind, whether express, implied, statutory or otherwise, including implied warranties of title, non-infringement, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. In particular, the Company makes no express or implied warranty whatsoever regarding the availability, accuracy, completeness, or suitability for any purpose of any of the information provided by the App, including the Data, and no warranty regarding the functionality of the App on a Device. Further, the Company makes no express or implied warranty that the App does not infringe on any intellectual property rights of third parties. 

  2. The App and the Device should not be construed as a medical device and should not be relied upon to diagnose, prevent, monitor, treat or alleviate any disease, disorder, injury or disability.

Article 7. Provision of Functions by Alliance Partners
  1. When, in your use of the App, you use functions provided by our alliance partners, in addition to these Terms of Service, you must follow the terms of service and other conditions specified by such partners. 

  2. The Company makes no warranty whatsoever regarding the accuracy, completeness, or suitability for specific purpose of functions provided by partner companies or any information provided through such functions, and no warranty regarding normal operability or functionality of such functions on a Device.

Article 8. Measurement of Travel Data

Your distance traveled results as measured by the App (“Travel Data”) will be handled as follows:

  • (1)Travel Data will be measured by a Device running the App under prescribed conditions, and transmitted to a server we manage that distributes the App;

  • (2)Travel Data sent to the server will be displayed on the App;

  • (3)if a Device is not turned on or if a Device is out of range when the App is launched or the telecommunications environment is otherwise not maintained, there may be cases where Travel Data will not be measured; and 

  • (4)acquired Miles and distance traveled information calculated from a User’s Travel Data may be published on the App and shared with other App Users in a manner that will not allow identification of the relevant User. 

Article 9. Addition of Miles and Exchanging Miles for Benefits
  1. In accordance with the distance traveled calculated from your Travel Data on the App, you will be granted Miles in quantities prescribed by the Company. 

  2. Using a method prescribed by the Company, in accordance with the number of Miles held, you may exchange the Miles with points issued by other companies or for other benefits.

  3. Miles will be valid for 180 days from the day you last acquired Miles on the App. 

  4. The Company will establish benefits that can be exchanged for Miles from time to time, and display them on the App.  The types, details, and conditions for exchanging the benefits provided by the Company may be changed by the Company at any time. 

  5. The Company is not responsible nor liable for any inquiries, communications, or disputes relating to any benefits that may arise between you and stores where Miles can be exchanged.

Article 10. Changes, Suspension or Discontinuation of the App
  1. We may, at our discretion and without notice, alter, add, discontinue, change, or make inaccessible, the content and/or the delivery method of the App. 

  2. We may suspend or discontinue delivery of the App in whole or in part without prior notice if any of the following events arise:

    • (a)periodic or emergency maintenance or work, or troubleshooting of equipment necessary for delivery of the App is required; 

    • (b)the App cannot be distributed because of discontinuation of telecommunications services by a telecommunications business operator, fire, power outage, accident, war, riot, civil commotion, labor dispute, natural calamity, computer virus, any force majeure event or any other event not attributable to the Company;

    • (c)unavoidable suspension or discontinuation for operational or technical reasons; or

    • (d)we otherwise determine that such measures are necessary based on reasonable grounds.

  3. Even if you suffer damage from any of the events mentioned under Articles 10(1) and (2), the Company will not be liable in any way. 

Article 11. Changes to Terms of Service
  1. We may change these Terms of Service from time to time. 

  2. We will post an updated version of these Terms of Service and/or a notice describing such change on our official website and/or the App.  Such change will not be retroactively applied, and will come into effect starting from the 14th day from the day of its posting; however, any change addressing new functions of the App and any change required by applicable law will come into effect immediately. 

  3. If after the passing of the period specified in Paragraph 2, you continue using the App or do not cancel your registration within the period we specify, you will be deemed to have consented to such change.

Article 12. Changes to, and Termination of, the App
  1. We may change the content or discontinue the App at any time.  If we intend to discontinue provision of the App, we will notify you in advance. 

  2. If we discontinue provision of the App, all Miles you acquired through the App will automatically expire.

  3. We will not be liable for any damage you may suffer because of any change to or discontinuation of the app. 

Article 13. No Assignment
  1. You may not transfer or assign to a third party, create a security interest in, or otherwise dispose of, any rights or duties under these Terms of Service. 

  2. If we transfer our App-related business to another company, in conjunction with such transfer, we will be entitled to assign or transfer these Terms of Service to the transferee, together with our rights and obligations under these Terms of Service, including User registered matters and other User information. You consent to any transfer of our rights and obligations under these Terms of Service, in accordance with this Article 13(2). This Article 13 applies to any direct or indirect business transfer, reorganization and/or change of control of the Company

Article 14. Disputes

Any inquiries, communications and disputes that arise between you and another User or other third party in connection with the App will be resolved at your own responsibility and expense, and the Company will not bear any responsibility or liability.

Article 15. Damage Compensation
  1. We will not be liable for any damage you or any third party may incur in relation to the App, regardless of whether such damage could have been foreseen. 

  2. Notwithstanding the preceding paragraph and the other provisions of these Terms of Service, a case where a User falls under the category of a consumer under the Consumer Contract Act will be handled as follows: 

  •  (1)The Company will compensate for damage a User may suffer from willful misconduct or gross negligence of the Company on its part. 

  •  (2)The Company will compensate for damage suffered in the case where the Company is liable for nonperformance or tort liability (excluding a case of (1)); provided, however, that even in such a case, the Company will not be liable for compensation for indirect damage, special damage, ancillary damage, consequential damage, or lost profits, regardless of foreseeability. 

Article 16. Export Control Regulations
  1. Except where permitted under applicable laws, other export-related laws and regulations, export control laws of the United States or export-related laws and regulations of other foreign countries, or laws and regulations of countries where the App, the Data, and related documents were obtained, you may not use, export, or re-export the App, the Data, or related documents.

  2. Without limiting Article 16(1), the App, the Data, and related documents may not be exported or re-exported to: 

    • (a)Countries embargoed by the U.S; or

    • (b)persons on the U.S. Treasury Department’s list of Specially Designated Nationals and persons on the U.S Department of Commerce’s Denied Persons List/Entity List.

  3. By using the App, the Data, or related documents, you represent and warrant that you do not reside in a country that falls under Article 16(2)(a), and that you are not a person on any of the lists set forth in Article 16(2)(b). 

  4. You agree not to use the App, the Data, or related documents for any purpose prohibited under the laws and regulations of the U.S, Japan, or India (including without limitation use for nuclear weapons, missiles, chemical weapons, or bacteriological weapons). 

Article 17. Jurisdiction
  1. These Terms of Service are governed by the law of Japan. 

  2. If a question or a dispute arises between you and us with respect to these Terms of Service, we will consult with you in good faith to reach a resolution, but if a resolution still cannot be reached, the Tokyo Summary Court or the Tokyo District Court will be the exclusive agreed jurisdictional court of first instance.

Article 18. Survival

Matters not stipulated in these Terms of Service will be in accordance with other stipulations of the Company. If any provision of these Terms of Service is found to be invalid by a competent court, to the extent permitted under law, such provision will be amended or construed to ensure that the purport of these Terms of Service will be realized to the maximum extent possible, and there will be no impact on the validity of the remaining provisions of these Terms of Service.

GeoSmile Privacy Policy


GeoTechnologies, Inc. (the “Company”, “we”, “us”, “ours”) will use, hold and disclose personal information that you provide, or we obtain, through your use of the App in accordance with:

(a)this GeoSmile Privacy Policy (as updated from time to time) (“Privacy Policy”); and

(b)any additional authorisation that you provide to us when you use the App.

However, if you have given your consent to any other matter in the course of your use of the App (“Separate Agreement”), such Separate Agreement will have priority over this Privacy Policy. 


Please read this Privacy Policy carefully.  By downloading and/or using the App, you (“User”, “you”, “your”) are deemed to have authorized the collection, use, storage and disclosure of your personal information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Article 1.Handling of Personal Information
  1. When you download the App, the personal information you enter on the application software download site will be managed by the relevant operator (“Site Operator”).  You must resolve any question or dispute relating to the Site Operator’s collection and/or use of your personal information with the Site Operator, and you may lodge no claims or complaints against the Company in such regard, and even if you suffer damage because the Site Operator discloses or provides such personal information to a third party, the Company will not be liable whatsoever.  Download sites, and Site Operators, include:

    • (a)Google Play, a site operated by Google for Android OS smartphones or tablets: Google LLC; and

    • (b)AppStore, a site operated by Apple for iOS smartphones or tablets: Apple Inc.

  2. Except for personal information you enter on the application software download site specified in the preceding paragraph, you consent to our handling (including collection, use and disclosure) of your personal information (meaning “personal information” as defined in Article 2, Paragraph 1 of the Act on the Protection of Personal Information) that we collect through your use of the App in accordance with our personal information protection policy and this Privacy Policy. 

  3. Notwithstanding the preceding paragraph, if any of the following applies, we may provide your personal information to a third party without your consent, in accordance with applicable law: 

    • (a)In a case of provision pursuant to laws and regulations;

    • (b)In a case where provision is necessary for protection of a human life, body or fortune, and when it is difficult to obtain your consent;

    • (c)In a case where provision is particularly necessary to enhance public hygiene or promote fostering healthy children, and when it is difficult to obtain your consent;

    • (d)In a case where provision is necessary to cooperate in regard to a central government organization or a local government, or a person entrusted by them performing affairs prescribed by laws and regulations, and when there is a possibility that obtaining your consent would interfere with the performance of the said affairs; or

    • (e)In a case where disclosure of personal information is required by courts, public prosecutors, police, or any other agency with comparable authority.

Article 2.Handling of User Information
  1. For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, “User Information” means all information that we collect on the App pursuant to this Article 2; this includes information regarding your identity, your behavior history on the App, and any other information generated or accumulated on your Device regarding you or the Device.

  2. User Information includes the following information: 

    • (a)email addresses (excluding the email address specified in the following item);

    • (b)email address and icon information you use when logging into an External Service; 

    • (c)identifiers (symbols that identify you, and advertisement identifiers such as IDFA and AAID) [Note 1]; 

    • (d)location information (including geolocation identifiers, latitude and longitude, time, speed, altitude, direction, means of travel, building floor number, error accuracy, and other location information; hereinafter the same); 

    • (e)browsing history information;

    • (f)information you voluntarily provide in response to surveys conducted on the App (“Survey Information”) [Note 2]; and

    • (g)device information (including without limitation SIM settings, currencies, languages, and country names). 
      [Note 1]
      Advertisement identifiers are symbols for identifying your Device in the course of targeting advertising etc. These identifiers can identify Devices, but by themselves cannot identify individual Users.
      IDFA (Identification for Advertisers): Identifiers for User Devices (iOS) issued by Apple Inc.
      AAID (Advertising ID): Identifiers for User Devices (Android) issued by Google LLC. 
      [Note 2]
      For example, date of birth (age), sex, marital status, family structure, children, age of children, occupation, title, region of residence, type of housing, highest academic degree, annual income, household income, hobbies, preferences, habits, lifestyle, and other comparable items designated by the Company. 

  3. The Company uses User Information for the following purposes:

    • (a)to provide the App and services on the App suitable for you;

    • (b)to identify you;

    • (c)to distribute information relating to the App;

    • (d)to respond to inquiries about the App;

    • (e)to ascertain statistics for the purpose of enhancement of the App, to carry out market research, use surveys and other analysis and research, or to prepare statistical information;

    • (f)to maintain and improve the App, and to plan and implement assorted campaigns and promotions;

    • (g)to analyze User Information and distribute advertisements relating to products and services corresponding to your needs and interests;

    • (h)to plan, consider development of, and provide, new products and services of the Company, its affiliates, or its partners;

    • (i)to provide such information to third parties; and

    • (j)to acquire from third parties purchase (transaction) history information that was created when a purchase was made, a contract was executed, or a service was used, either through the App or by using a function of the App, to link such information with User Information; and to use such linked information for any of the above-mentioned purposes.

  4. The Company will provide the following User Information to third parties (including advertising companies, analytics companies, and other clients and partner companies of the Company): 

    • (a)identifiers;

    • (b)location information acquired by the Company since the start of use of the App, and processed through the process designated by the Company so as not to identify any particular individuals;

    • (b)browsing history information;

    • (c)survey Information that you have provided since you started using the App; and

    • (d)device information.
      User Information will only be provided for the following purposes to third parties, in such a manner that the third parties will not be able to identify particular individuals (for the purposes described in Article 2(3) of this Privacy Policy).

      Purposes of use:

      • (a)to distribute advertisements corresponding to your needs and interest;

      • (b)to analyze market areas, analyze behavior, and other survey and analysis;

      • (c)to provide database products, data analysis tools, and other products and services provided by the relevant third parties, distribute information and advertisements, respond to inquiries, and plan and implement promotions;

      • (d)to prepare statistical information; and 

      • (e)to plan, and carry out studies for development of, new products and services.

  5. The Company collects your App browsing history information by using the following information collection modules provided by the indicated third parties.  To that end, the Company provides such browsing history information to the information collection module providers.  These information collection modules collect browsing history information without including any information that can identify individuals, and information so collected is managed in accordance with the following privacy policies and other rules of the information collection module providers:   

  6. In furthering the purposes stated in this Privacy Policy, the Company may subcontract the handling of User Information to outside vendors, in which case the Company will select, execute contracts with, and appropriately supervise, persons who provide an appropriate level of personal information protection. 

  7. You can request disclosure, notice of use purposes, correction, addition, deletion, suspension of use etc. (“Disclosure etc.”) of personal information in User Information, in which case we will promptly comply with and respond to such request in the manner we have designated. Please note that the collection or use of email addresses and other items of User Information are preconditions for provision of the App, and thus, we will suspend collecting such information only if you withdraw from the App in the manner we have designated. In order to request Disclosure etc., please contact us using the information set out in Article 4.

  8. You may opt out of the use of your User Information as follows.

    • (a)You can opt out of the identifiers IDFA and AAID by accessing the following sites using your Device:

    • (b)You can change local information settings on the App so that the Company cannot use your location information. However, in such a case, you will no longer be able to add Miles through use of the App and some other functions of the App will no longer be available to you.

Article 3.Amendment
  1. We may change the content of this Privacy Policy from time to time.

  2. In the case of the preceding paragraph, we will post a notice describing such change on our official website and certain other places we manage. Such change will not be retroactively applied, and will come into effect starting from the 14th day from the day of such posting; however, any change addressing new functions of the App and any change based on statutory reasons will come into effect immediately. 

  3. If after the passing of the period specified in Paragraph 2, you continue using the App or do not cancel your registration within the period we specify, you will be deemed to have consented to such change. 

Article 4.Contact;

Contact details for the Company for comments and questions relating to User Information, and other inquiries about handing of User Information are as follows:


Supplementary Provisions:

Effective Date December 6, 2022

Revision Date Aug 29, 2023

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