Terms and Conditions

Last revised: Sept 26 2017



The Application may only be used by individuals aged eighteen (18) years or older. If the User is thirteen (13) years or older but under the age of eighteen (18) years, User should review these Terms with User’s parent or guardian to make sure the User and User’s parent or guardian understand them.

Apple Terms and Conditions; Cortex Policies

These Terms supplement and incorporate (a) the Apple, Inc. (“Apple”) Terms and Conditions located at www.apple.com/legal/tunes /us /terms.html#service  including, without limitation, the Licensed Application End User License Agreement provided therein (“Apple Terms”); and other Cortex Technologies Corporation policies (“Cortex Policies”). If any of the provisions of the Apple Terms and Conditions or the any applicable Cortex Policies conflict with these Terms, these Terms will control, solely to the extent such terms apply to the Application.

User License

Subject to these Terms, Cortex grants the User a personal, non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited and revocable license to use the Application for personal and/or non-commercial use only on an Apple iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch (each a “Device”) owned or controlled by User as permitted by the Usage Rules contained in the Apple Terms and in accordance with these Terms (“User License”). Any use of the Application in any other manner, including, without limitation, resale, transfer, modification or distribution of the Application or text, pictures, music, barcodes, video, data, hyperlinks, displays and other content associated with the Application (“Content”) is prohibited. This Agreement and User License also governs any updates to, or supplements or replacements for, this Application unless separate terms accompany such updates, supplements or replacements, in which case the separate terms will apply.

Online Payment

Users who download the Application to a Device may also elect to participate in certain functionality of the Application which will allow the User to access features not available without availing of an upgrade. Cortex reserves the right at any time to discontinue any or all of the functions of Online Payment.

User Information

Some functionality of the Application, including Online Payment and location based services and functionality, may require the transmission of information provided by the User including user names and passwords, addresses, e-mail addresses, financial information (such as credit card numbers), device information, or GPS location (“User Information”). If the User uses such Application functionality, the User consents to the transmission of User Information to Cortex, its agents and/or service providers and authorizes Cortex, its agents and/or service providers to record, process and store such User Information as necessary for the Application functionality and for purposes described in the Cortex Privacy Policy (located at https://www.cortex.ph/ privacypolicy/). The User is solely responsible for maintenance of the confidentiality and security of any User Information transmitted from or stored on a Device for purposes of the Application, including Online Payment, for all transactions and other activities, whether authorized or unauthorized. The User agrees to immediately notify Cortex of any unauthorized transactions associated with the Application including Online Payment or any other breach of security. Cortex shall not be responsible for any losses arising out of the loss or theft of User Information transmitted from or stored on a Device or from unauthorized or fraudulent transactions associated with the Application.

Acceptable Use

Use by the User of the Application and any Content and User Information transmitted in connection with the Application is limited to the contemplated functionality. The User agrees that his or her use of the Application and any Content must comply with these Terms and the Cortex Policies. In no event may the Application be used in a manner that (a) harasses, abuses, stalks, threatens, defames or otherwise infringe or violate the rights of any other party (including but not limited to rights of publicity or other proprietary rights); (b) is unlawful, fraudulent or deceptive; (c) uses technology or other means to access the Application, Cortex Website or Content that is not authorized by Cortex; (d) use or launch any automated system, including without limitation, "robots," "spiders," or "offline readers," to access the Application, Cortex Website or Content; (e) attempts to introduce viruses or any other computer code, files or programs that interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment; (f) attempts to gain unauthorized access to Cortex computer network or user accounts; (g) encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, or that gives rise to civil liability; (h) violates these Terms; (i) attempts to damage, disable, overburden, or impair Cortex servers or networks; or (j) fails to comply with applicable third party terms (collectively “Acceptable Use”). Cortex reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate any User License, terminate any User’s participation in Online Payment, remove Content or assert legal action with respect to Content or use of the Application, including Online Payment, that Cortex reasonably believes is or might be in violation of these terms of Acceptable Use or Cortex Policies, but Cortex’s failure or delay in taking such actions does not constitute a waiver of its rights to enforce these Terms.


At Cortex’s request, the User agrees to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Cortex and its parent and other affiliated companies, and their employees, contractors, officers, and directors from any and all claims, suits, damages, costs, lawsuits, fines, penalties, liabilities, expenses (including attorney's fees) that arise from the User’s use or misuse of the Application (including Online Payment), violation of these Terms or violation of any rights of a third party. Cortex reserves the right to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by the User, in which event the User will cooperate in asserting any available defenses. In the event of any third party claim that the Application or User’s possession and use of the Application infringes that third party’s intellectual property right, Cortex, not Apple, will be solely responsible for the investigation, defense, settlement and discharge of any such intellectual property infringement claim.

No Warranties

CORTEX IS PROVIDING THE APPLICATION TO THE USER "AS IS" AND THE USER IS USING THE APPLICATION AT HIS OR HER OWN RISK. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT ALLOWABLE UNDER APPLICABLE LAW, CORTEX DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING ANY WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS THAT THE APPLICATION IS MERCHANTABLE, OF SATISFACTORY QUALITY, RELIABLE, ACCURATE, FIT FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NEED, NON-INFRINGING OR FREE OF DEFECTS OR ERRORS OR ABLE TO OPERATE ON AN UNINTERRUPTED BASIS, OR THAT THE USE OF THE APPLICATION BY THE USER IS IN COMPLIANCE WITH LAWS APPLICABLE TO THE USER OR THAT USER INFORMATION TRANSMITTED IN CONNECTION WITH THE APPLICATION (INCLUDING AS PART OF ONLINE PAYMENT) WILL BE SUCCESSFULLY, ACCURATELY OR SECURELY TRANSMITTED. In the event of any failure of the Application to conform to any applicable warranty, User may notify Apple, and, if applicable, Apple will refund the purchase price (if any) for the Application to the User and, to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, Apple will have no other warranty obligation whatsoever with respect to the Application, and any other claims, losses, liabilities, damages, costs or expenses attributable to any failure to conform to any warranty will be Cortex’s sole responsibility.

No Liability

TO THE FULLEST EXTENT ALLOWABLE UNDER APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL CORTEX AND ITS PARENT AND OTHER AFFILIATED COMPANIES (A) BE LIABLE TO THE USER WITH RESPECT TO USE OF THE APPLICATION, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION PARTICIPATION IN ONLINE PAYMENT; AND (B) BE LIABLE TO THE USER FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF GOODWILL, LOST PROFI TS, LOSS, THEFT OR CORRUPTION OF USER INFORMATION, THE INABILITY TO USE THE APPLICATION OR DEVICE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION. THE USER’S SOLE REMEDY IS TO CEASE USE OF THE APPLICATION OR TO CEASE PARTICIPATION IN ONLINE PAYMENT. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT ALLOWABLE UNDER APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT (BUT SUBJECT TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW) SHALL THE AGGREGATE LIABILITY OF CORTEX AND ITS PARENT OR OTHER AFFILIATED COMPANIES, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHER THEORY, ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE APPLICATION EXCEED ANY COMPENSATION THE USER PAYS, IF ANY, TO CORTEX FOR ACCESS TO OR USE OF THE APPLICATION DURING THE SIX MONTHS PERIOD IMMEDIATELY PRIOR TO THE EVENT GIVING RISE TO SUCH LIABILITY. Certain legislation may imply warranties or conditions or impose obligations upon us which cannot be excluded, restricted or modified or cannot be excluded, restricted or modified except to a limited extent. These Terms must be read subject to these statutory provisions. If these statutory provisions apply, to the extent to which Cortex are able to do so, the liability of Cortex and its affiliates under those provisions will be limited, at its option to: (1) in the case of goods, the replacement of the goods or the supply of equivalent goods; the repair of the goods; the payment of the cost of replacing the goods or of acquiring equivalent goods; or the payment of the cost of having the goods repaired; and (2) in the case of services, the supplying of the services again; or the payment of the cost of having the services supplied again.

Marks, Application and Content

Cortex, the Cortex logo, the Buddee logo, and other Cortex trademarks, service marks, graphics and logos used in connection with the Application are trademarks or registered trademarks of Cortex Corporation (collectively “Cortex Marks”). Other trademarks, service marks, graphics and logos used in connection with the Application are the trademarks of their respective owners (collectively “Third Party Marks”). The Cortex Marks and Third Party Marks may not be copied, imitated or used, in whole or in part, without the prior written permission of Cortex or the applicable trademark holder. The Application and the Content are protected by copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, international treaties, laws and other proprietary rights, and also may have security components that protect digital information only as authorized by Cortex or the owner of the Content.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction

These Terms are governed by the laws of the Philippines, without regard to conflict of laws rules. The United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods shall have no applicability. The User irrevocably consents to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the Philippines for purposes of any legal action arising out of or related to the use of the Application or these Terms.

Third Party Beneficiary

Apple, and Apple’s subsidiaries, are third party beneficiaries of these Terms. Upon User’s acceptance of these Terms, Apple will have the right (and will be deemed to have accepted the right) to enforce these Terms against User as a third party beneficiary thereof.


Cortex reserves the right to change or modify these Terms or any other Cortex policies related to use of the Application at any time and at its sole discretion by posting revisions on the Cortex Website. Continued use of the Application following the posting of these changes or modifications will constitute acceptance of such changes or modifications.


If any provision of these Terms shall be deemed unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these Terms and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.

Contact Cortex

Any questions, complaints or claims regarding the Application should be directed to:

Cortex Technologies Corporation
KM 20 East Service Rd
Cupang, Muntinlupa