Terms of Services

This Terms of Service document (the “Terms“) outlines the terms and conditions of use of the Invisibility services (the “Services” or “Service“) provided by Snowpack SAS (“Snowpack“) under its different plans (FreeSnow, OneSnow, DarkSnow and ProSnow). These Terms also govern the use of and access to Snowpack’s content (the “Content“), which includes the Snowpack website (the “Site“), applications (the “Apps“), and any software provided by Snowpack (the “Software“).

By agreeing to these Terms, you are also agreeing to the Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy“).

1. Acceptance

By accessing the Content or Services, you are agreeing on behalf of yourself or those you represent (“you“) to comply with and be legally bound by these Terms in their entirety. These Terms constitute a legally binding agreement (the “Agreement“) between you and Snowpack. If you do not agree with any part of the Terms, you may not use our Services.

By creating an account for using our Services, you represent that you are at least eighteen (18) years of age or that you are a valid legal entity, and that the registration information you have provided is accurate and complete.

2. Modification

Snowpack may update the Terms from time to time without notice. If you continue to use Snowpack’s Services, Content, Site, Apps, or Software after these changes take effect, then you agree to the revised Terms. The current version of the Terms is available on the Site. You understand and agree that it is your obligation to review these Terms from time to time to stay informed on current rules and obligations. Notification on any core changes to the Terms will be provided to subscribers through an email message or update to the Site. Your use of the Content or Services following the changes to these Terms constitutes your acceptance of the changed Terms.

3. Privacy Policy

Snowpack is committed to your privacy and does not collect or log browsing history, traffic destination, data content, or DNS queries from Subscribers connected to our Software in connection with our DarkSnow and ProSnow Plans. Your company will then be the only responsible to answer to the competent public requests. Snowpack is respectful of ethics and does collect and log browsing history, traffic destination, or DNS queries from Subscribers connected to our Software in connection with our FreeSnow and OneSnow Plans. It will provide them to the competent jurisdictions after a clear and authenticated court order requiring Snowpack to provide these data. In other words, Snowpack will fight against undue surveillance and hacks with its Services but will remain ethical and encourages you to use other Software if you intend to use the Services for criminal activities.

During your registration, we may collect some sensitive personal information, such as your email address and payment information. We only collect information that are necessary for the proper delivery of the Site and Services. For the sake of clarity and transparency, we have placed all information related to data collection in a separate document known as the Privacy Policy, which is available on the Site. Please review the Privacy Policy in its entirety to get a clear understanding of how we handle your sensitive data.

4. Subscriptions

Snowpack Services are available to you upon registration on the Site. By subscribing to the Services, you agree to become a subscriber (“Subscriber“) for the period you have elected. A full list of subscription plans and pricing is available on the Site. Snowpack reserves the right to amend subscription fees or institute new fees at any time upon reasonable advance notice posted on the Site or sent via email. Any changes to the pricing will not affect the Subscriber’s current subscription period and will become effective upon subscription renewal. Subscription purchases and refunds are handled via multiple third-party payment companies.

When supported by your payment method, plans renew automatically by default at the completion of the billing term. By default, the renewal term is for the same duration as the billing term for the original subscription. The subscription fee will be charged automatically to the payment method you last selected. If you would like to discontinue automatic renewal, you may sign in to the Site and turn off auto-renewal. By default, auto-renewal is turned on.

Each paid subscription grants you one (1) license to use on different devices at any given time. If you want to use the Services on more than the indicated devices of your specific offer, then you can either purchase additional subscription plans, or purchase additional offers with a higher number of devices. For more information on the number of subscriptions and devices, please contact Support.

5. Refund Policy

You may cancel your account with a full refund within 7 days of your initial purchase (“Money Back Guarantee“).

Refunds beyond the 7-day purchase window will be considered, at the sole discretion of Snowpack, if a Subscriber can demonstrate that the Service was not available or usable during the subscription period and that reasonable attempts were made to contact Snowpack to resolve the issue. In this case, Snowpack may provide the Subscriber with a pro-rata refund of service fees paid during the period when the Service was not available or usable.

Refunds are generally processed within seven (7) days, and are made to the original form of payment used for purchase. All refunds are sent in Euros and therefore the refund amount could differ from the amount originally paid in local currency. To request a refund under the Money Back Guarantee, send an email with your request to the following email address: support@snowpack.eu

6. Acceptable Use Policy

Snowpack Services may be accessed from all around the world, so it is your responsibility to assess whether using the Site, Apps, Software, or Services is in compliance with local laws and regulations. Whenever you use the Site, Apps, Software, or Services, you should comply with these Terms and applicable laws, regulations, and policies.

You understand that it is your responsibility to keep your Snowpack account information confidential. You are responsible for all activity under your account. If you ever discover or suspect that someone has accessed your account without your authorization, you are advised to inform us immediately so that we may revoke your account credentials and issue new ones.

Snowpack aims to provide the best service possible to all of our Subscribers. In that sense, we require that you do not misuse our Content or Services. A misuse refers to any use, access, or interference with the Content or Services contrary to the Terms or applicable laws and regulations.

In order to protect the Services from being misused or used to harm someone, Snowpack reserves the right to take appropriate measures when our Services are being used contrary to these Terms and applicable laws. You agree that Snowpack may terminate your account, without providing a refund for Services already paid, if you misuse the Service.

In using our Services, you agree not to:

  • Send or transmit unsolicited advertisements or content (i.e., “spam”) over the Service.
  • Send, post, or transmit over the Service any content which is illegal, hateful, threatening, insulting, or defamatory; infringes on intellectual property rights; invades privacy; or incites violence.
  • Upload, download, post, reproduce, or distribute any content protected by copyright or any other proprietary right without first having obtained permission from the owner of the proprietary content.
  • Upload, download, post, reproduce, or distribute any content that includes sexual or explicit depictions of minors.
  • Engage in any conduct that restricts or inhibits any other Subscriber from using or enjoying the Service.
  • Attempt to access, probe, or connect to computing devices without proper authorization (i.e., any form of “hacking”).
  • Attempt to compile, utilize, or distribute a list of IP addresses operated by Snowpack in conjunction with the Service.
  • Use the Service for anything other than lawful purposes.

7. License

Subject to your compliance with these Terms, Snowpack grants to you a non-exclusive and limited license to download and use the Software. Modifying, distributing to unauthorized parties, reverse engineering, or otherwise using the Software in any way not expressly authorized by Snowpack is strictly prohibited.

Usage of any material which is subject to Snowpack’s intellectual property rights is prohibited unless you have been provided with explicit written consent by Snowpack.

8. Language and Translation of Content

All of our Content was originally written in English. Any translation of our Content is done on a best-effort basis. We cannot guarantee the accuracy of translated Content. In the event of any discrepancy between the translated Content and the English Content, the English Content shall prevail.

9. Third-Party Websites

Snowpack may provide you with content belonging to Third Parties (“Third Parties“) or links leading to third-party websites. Snowpack is not responsible for the availability of the content provided by Third Parties as they are not under the control or supervision of Snowpack, and they may have different terms of use and policies. Your access through our Services to any website, service, or content provided by Third Parties does not indicate any relationship between Snowpack and such Third Parties.

10. Partner Services

Snowpack may from time to time provide access to or promotional offers for partner services, applications, or websites (“Partner Services”) as an added benefit to the Service. The Partner Services are not integrated or incorporated with the Service, and your interaction with any Partner Services are governed by their own applicable terms. Snowpack will never share your personal information with any provider of Partner Services.

Snowpack does not guarantee and is not responsible or liable for the behavior, features, or content of Partner Services or any transaction you may enter into with any provider of Partner Services, nor does Snowpack warrant the compatibility or continuing compatibility of the Service with Partner Services.

11. Disclaimers

We will strive to prevent interruptions to the Site and Services. However, these are provided on an “as-is” and “as-available” basis, and we do not warrant, either expressly or by implication, the accuracy of any materials or information provided through the Site or Service, or their suitability for any particular purpose. We expressly disclaim all warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, including but not limited to warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement. We do not make any warranty that the Services will meet your requirements, or that it will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error-free, or that defects, if any, will be corrected. You acknowledge that you access the Site and Services at your sole risk and discretion.

The Service coverage, speeds, server locations, and quality may vary. Snowpack will attempt to make the Service available at all times. However, the Service may be subject to unavailability for a variety of factors beyond our control, including but not limited to emergencies; third-party-service failures; or transmission, equipment, or network problems or limitations, interference, or signal strength; and may be interrupted, refused, limited, or curtailed. We are not responsible for data, messages, or pages lost, not delivered, delayed, or misdirected because of interruptions or performance issues with the Service, communications services, or networks. We may impose usage or Service limits, suspend Service, terminate accounts, or block certain kinds of usage in our sole discretion to protect Subscribers or the Service. The accuracy and timeliness of data received is not guaranteed; delays or omissions may occur.

Snowpack reserves the right to investigate matters we consider to be violations of these Terms. We may, but are not obligated to, in our sole discretion and without notice, remove, block, filter, or restrict by any means any materials or information that we consider to be actual or potential violations of the restrictions set forth in these Terms, and any other activities that may subject Snowpack or our customers to liability. Snowpack disclaims any and all liability for any failure on our part to prevent such materials or information from being transmitted over the Service and/or into your computing device.

12. Limitations of Liability

Snowpack shall not be liable and shall not have responsibility of any kind to any Subscriber or other individual for any loss or damage that you incur in the event of:

  1. any failure or interruption of the Site or Service;
  2. any act or omission of any Third Party involved in making the Site or Service or the data contained therein available to you;
  3. any other cause relating to your access or use, or inability to access or use, any portion of the Site or its Content;
  4. your interactions on the Site or Service;
  5. your failure to comply with this Agreement;
  6. the cost of procurement of substitute goods or services; or
  7. unauthorized access to or alteration of your transmissions or data, whether or not the circumstances giving rise to such cause may have been within the control of Snowpack or of any vendor providing software, services, or support for the Site or Service.

In no event will Snowpack, its partners, affiliates, subsidiaries, members, officers, or employees be liable for any direct, special, indirect, consequential, or incidental damages, or for any other loss or damages of any kind, even if they have been advised of the possibility thereof. The foregoing shall not apply to the extent prohibited by applicable law.

13. Indemnification

You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Snowpack, its officers, directors, employees, members, partners, agents, and suppliers, and their respective affiliates, officers, directors, employees, members, shareholders, partners, and agents, from any and all claims and expenses, including attorneys’ fees, arising out of your use of the Content and Service, including but not limited to your violation of this Agreement. We may, at our sole discretion, assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter subject to indemnification by you. The assumption of such defense or control by us, however, shall not excuse any of your indemnity obligations.

14. Choice of Law

This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of France, excluding its rules governing conflicts of law.

15. Arbitration

All disputes arising out of or relating to this Agreement or the use of the Site or Services shall be finally settled under the Rules of Arbitration (“Rules“) of the International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR) by one arbitrator (“Arbitrator“) appointed in accordance with said Rules. The arbitration shall be conducted in Paris, France unless all parties agree otherwise by a signed written agreement.

The Arbitrator must be qualified and have a background in the area of computer networks, including but not limited to the internet.

The Arbitrator shall have the authority to permit an expedited exchange of documents, but any discovery shall be limited to document requests and interrogatories. The Arbitrator shall have no power or authority to add to or detract from this Agreement, and the costs of the arbitration shall be borne equally, except as described below.

The arbitration shall be conducted on an expedited schedule. The arbitration must be concluded, and an award issued, no later than one hundred and twenty (120) days following the filing of the demand for arbitration, unless all parties to the arbitration proceeding agree in writing to an extension of time or continuance.

Subject to any applicable law to the contrary, you agree that any cause of action arising out of or related to the use of our Site or Services must be commenced within one (1) year after the cause of action accrues, or such action will be permanently barred.

If Snowpack is the respondent in any such arbitration, damages awarded against Snowpack may not exceed the amount you have paid Snowpack for use of the Service.

The Arbitrator shall have the authority to grant any temporary, preliminary, or injunctive relief in a form substantially similar to that which would otherwise be granted by a court of law. The Arbitrator shall have no authority to award punitive damages. The resulting arbitration award may be enforced, or injunctive relief may be sought, in any court of competent jurisdiction in France. Reasonable costs (including all costs of arbitration) and attorney’s fees shall be awarded against the party that commenced the arbitration, in the event that party does not prevail in the arbitration.
The parties subject to this arbitration provision include Snowpack, its officers, directors, and employees, and any company or legal entity which is a parent, subsidiary, or sister company to Snowpack, or with which Snowpack has contracted to provide services to Subscribers through Snowpack.

16. Assignment

In the event that Snowpack is acquired by, or merged with, a third-party entity, Snowpack may, without your prior written consent, assign this Agreement and its rights and obligations hereunder to a new corporate entity, who shall be bound by these same rights and obligations. The rights and obligations of the Parties under this Agreement shall be binding upon and inure to the benefit of the successors and permitted assigns of the Parties. Any assignment not in accordance with this Agreement shall be void.

17. Final Provisions

If any provision in this Agreement is held invalid or unenforceable, that provision shall be construed in a manner consistent with applicable law to reflect the original intent of the provision, and the remaining provisions of this Agreement shall remain in full force and effect. Any failure to exercise or enforce any right or the provision of this agreement shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.

Trust Rings

Create communities where users can anonymously share sensitive information

Pain point

Critical information like successful hacking can’t be shared publicly reinforcing hackers’ ability to repeat attacks. Therefore, how can organization share this type of information as required by NIS Directive while mitigating reputation and legal risks?

Solution

Snowpack can ensure full anonymization of certified users in a given ring as well as the security of the data shared. As a result, information can be shared while ensuring it only benefits to trusted partners.

Benefit

Ensure anonymity of the users in a closed-community

Secure Enterprise reputation whilst disclosing sensitive information that benefit to the entire community.

Telecom

Counterbalance MPLS business erosion and create SD-WAN based opportunities

Pain point

Driven by Cloud adoption, SD-WAN rise completely disrupts legacy MPLS business forcing telecom providers to massively decrease price. Therefore, how can they protect their revenue base and transform SD-WAN revolution into an opportunity?

Solution

Snowpack provides a much higher level of security than traditional MPLS based encryption. By implementing Snowpack on their internet offers, Telecom providers can prevent customer churn and win new business with new added-value offers.

Benefit

Create new highly secured internet-based offers

Avoid existing customer loss

Cybersecurity providers

Guarantee customers their data remains safe even if infrastructure is hacked

Pain point

Even the best cybersecurity solution can be hacked (VPN, hardware, software compromission). Therefore, how can data safety be fully ensured?

Solution

Hiding Snowflakes into trillions of other similar Snowflakes, makes impossible for hackers to reconstitute original data. Even within a compromised infrastructure customer data is secured.

Benefit

Data invulnerability

New business opportunity for cybersecurity providers

Energy - IoT

Protect electric meters from hacking

Pain point

Energy providers and suppliers develop everyday new IoT based solutions to seduce their customers. Therefore, how can they defend those devices against hacking?

Solution

Snowpack makes devices invisible. Once an IoT device can’t be accessed nor found, it is impossible to hack it.

Benefit

Protect country critical assets

Secure customer data integrity and prevent national regulators fines

Oil & Gas

Digital oil field

Pain point

Oil field are complex to manage and need to send massive data to HQ supercomputer in order to efficiently manage the fields and make the best productions decision. If data is hacked or production streams are blocked, impacts are worth hundreds of millions. Therefore, how can Snowpack help secure Digital Oil Fields?

Solution

By deploying Snow Enterprise in oil fields, the data sent becomes immediately invisible even through internet. Data is secured, oil fields are protected.

Benefit

Support preventing Colonial Pipeline like attacks.

Ensuring core Oil & Gas producer’s assets are secured

Retail

Strengthen infrastructure robustness by reducing attack surface

Pain point

With Cloud-based solutions rise, homeworking and the need for agility, Enterprises have massively increased entry points in their network, creating multiple hacking opportunities. Therefore, how can retail business protect themselves against this threat?

Solution

Snowflakes don’t carry sender and receiver information, nor they carry the routing path. Sender and receiver only know half of the routing circuits until the meet-me-point. Therefore, attack surface is hugely reduced, counter-balancing WAN entry points multiplicity.

Benefit

Reduced attack surface

Better WAN protection

Manufacturing

Protect Intellectual Property against piracy

Pain point

Manufacturing companies must implement capabilities everywhere in the world, including in countries where their IP can be hacked. Therefore, how can they grow their business whilst securing their Intellectual Property ?

Solution

Each Snowflake is unreadable as such. As a result, Enterprises can safely share their most critical data between HQ and remote countries: even if hackers look at it in the network, they won’t be able to read the data.

Benefit

Intellectual Property secured

Safely develop business in attractive but unsecure markets

Industry R&D

Secure collaboration with key suppliers

Pain point

R&D investments cost Billions of Euros and require strong interactions with external partners. Therefore, how can an innovative company ensure their most sensitive projects or knowledge are not copied ?

Solution

Snowflake anonymity (no sender or receiver info specified on packets) ensure hackers can’t isolate traffic between 2 specific entities. Data exchange is secured as hackers can not identify traffic on IP networks.

Benefit

Secured communication with external partners

Protection of share value impacting projects

SIs
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Consultancy

Create competitive differentiation and drive business opportunities

Pain point

Each SI and consultancy firm work with similar equipment and solution providers. Therefore, how can a company differentiate from its competition?

Solution

With 4 years of R&D and 3 patents filed, Snowpack is bringing a new and unique solution to the market by leveraging both Security and Privacy. SIs and Consultancy firm can benefit from this innovation to propose new solutions to their customers.

Benefit

Create specific USPs to stand out from the crowd

Up-sell on existing customers

Banking

Enable banks to industrialize IBAN fraud detection

Pain point

IBAN transfer fund fraud cost banks 250M€ / year in France only. Due to GDPR and bank secrecy, banks can’t share the fraudulent IBANs and protect themselves against fraud. Therefore, how can banks work together to reduce fraud?

Solution

Snowpack anonymization removes regulatory critical information and makes data compliant. This enables banks to create and share databases. Banks can check fraudulent known IBANs and create a new level of fraud protection.

Benefit

Cost savings against fraud

Reputation preservation

Defense

Secure and enable critical communication in any kind of environment

Pain point

Defense organizations must be able to transfer critical data with absolute certainty they can never be identified. However, they can’t always control the environment they operate in. Therefore, how can these organizations provide secure communications wherever and whenever needed?

Solution

Thanks to its anonymization process, Snowpack ensures that both users’ identity and data shared are fully invisible even when information is sent using the most simple and remote internet connection available.

Benefit

Allow anonymous communication anytime, anyhow, anywhere

Ensure full privacy and data security

Energy

Protect Smart Grid

Pain point

Smart Grid manage more and more critical activities of our economy. Paralyzing these core elements would massively impact companies and / or country operations. Therefore, how can Snowpack help to protect those assets?

Solution

Protecting smart grid access to public internet as well as any smart grid interconnection by making them invisible prevents hackers to step into the smart network.

Benefit

OIVs compliance to regulation

Secure most critical states infrastructure