Terms of Use



Shikara Group Pty Ltd ("Shikara Group," "we," or "us") operates the JODI mobile app and related website (JODI). By using JODI in any manner, you accept these Terms of Service ("Agreement"). If you do not wish to be bound by this Agreement, do not use JODI.



Who May Use JODI

You must be 18 years old or older to use JODI. By using JODI, you represent and assume that you have the authority and capacity to enter into this agreement and to abide by all the terms listed in this Agreement. If you use JODI, you represent that you have never been convicted of a felony and that you are not required to register as a sex offender with any government entity.


License to Use JODI

Shikara Group grants you a limited, non-exclusive license to access and use JODI for your own personal use and not for commercial purposes. This license is personal to you and may not be assigned or sublicensed to anyone else.

You cannot reproduce, redistribute, sell, create derivative works, or disassemble JODI unless expressly permitted by Shikara Group in writing. You may also not take any action to interfere with or damage JODI. All rights are reserved by Shikara Group unless expressly granted in writing.



Privacy Policy

Your privacy rights are set forth in our Privacy Policy (Privacy Policy), which forms a part of this Agreement. Please review the Privacy Policy to learn more about:

Information we collect

How we use your information

Use of your information by others

Children's Privacy

Information from others outside Australia

Links to other websites or services

Steps we take to protect your privacy

Policy around making changes to the privacy policy



In order to register, you will be asked to sign in with your Facebook account. In doing so, you authorize us to collect relevant information necessary to enable JODI to access Facebook, and Facebook will provide us with access to certain information that you have provided to it. By allowing us to access your Facebook account, you understand that we will obtain and share your information, as well as the name and profile picture of your Facebook friends who are common Facebook friends with other JODI users in your network or geolocation. We will use, store, and disclose such information in accordance with our Privacy Policy. However, please remember that the manner in which Facebook uses, stores, and discloses information is governed by its policies, and JODI shall have no liability or responsibility for its privacy practices or other actions. Please contact us at info@jodiapp.com if you believe an unauthorized person has accessed your account.


Terms and Termination of Account

This Agreement begins on the date you use JODI for the first time and continues until terminated in accordance with this Agreement.

Shikara Group may suspend, disable, or delete your account if Shikara Group determines that you have violated any provision of this Agreement or that your conduct or content would tend to damage Shikara Group's reputation or goodwill. If Shikara Group deletes your account any reasons of misconduct, you may not re-register under a different name.

Upon termination, all licenses granted by Shikara Group will terminate. In the event of account deletion for any reason, content that you submitted may no longer be available and Shikara Group is not be responsible for the loss of such content.


Disclaimers and Limitation of Liability

You are solely responsible for your actions and interactions with other JODI users. By using JODI, you understand that Shikara Group does not conduct criminal background checks and does not verify or inquire into the background of its users. Shikara Group makes no representations or warranties as to the conduct of current or future users. Shikara Group makes no warranties in regard to the compatibility of its users and their interactions. Shikara Group reserves the right to conduct criminal background checks or any other screenings at anytime and reserves the right to use available public records. In no event will Shikara Group be liable for any damages, whether direct, indirect, general, special, consequential, and/or incidental, arising out or relating to the conduct of you or anyone else in connection with the use of the service, including without limitation bodily injury, death, emotional distress, and or any other damages or otherwise resulting from communication or meeting with other users of the JODI service or person you meet through JODI. You agree to take reasonable precautions in all interactions with other users of the service, particularly if you decide to meet in person. Shikara Group reserves the right to modify JODI. You are responsible for providing your own access to JODI. Shikara Group has no obligation to screen or monitor any content and does not guarantee that any content available on JODI complies with this Agreement or is suitable for all users.

Shikara Group provides JODI on an "as is" and "as available" basis. Therefore, you use JODI at your own risk. Shikara Group disclaims any and all warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, including, but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, and any other warranty that might arise under any law. Without limiting the foregoing, Shikara Group makes no representations or warranties:

That JODI will be permitted in your jurisdiction;

That JODI will be uninterrupted or error-free;

Concerning any content submitted by any user;

Concerning any third party's use of content that you submit;

That any content you submit will be made available on JODI or will be stored by Shikara Group;

That Shikara Group will continue to support any particular feature of JODI;

Concerning sites and resources outside of JODI, even if linked to from JODI.


To the extent any disclaimer or limitation of liability does not apply, all applicable express, implied, and statutory warranties will be limited in duration to a period of thirty (30) days after the date on which you first used JODI, and no warranties shall apply after such period.


Code of Conduct and Prohibited Activities

In using JODI, you must behave in a civil and respectful manner at all times. Further you will not:

Harass or stalk any other person;

Harm or exploit minors;

Act in a deceptive manner by, among other things, impersonating any person;

Collect information about others;

You will not express or imply that any statements you make are endorsed by Shikara Group without our specific prior written consent. You will not distribute spam, and will not use any robot, spider, site search/retrieval application, or other manual or automatic device or process to retrieve, index, "data mine", or in any way reproduce or circumvent the navigational structure or presentation of the Service or its contents. You will not post, distribute or reproduce in any way any copyrighted material, trademarks, or other proprietary information without obtaining the prior consent of the owner of such proprietary rights. You will not interfere with or disrupt the services or the site or the servers or networks connected to the services or the site. You will not post, email or otherwise transmit any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment.

Shikara Group has the right, but not the obligation, to monitor all conduct on and content submitted to JODI.


Content Restrictions

You are solely responsible for the content that you publish or display (hereinafter, "post") on the Service, or transmit to other Members. You will not post on the service, or transmit to other users, any defamatory, inaccurate, abusive, obscene, profane, offensive, sexually oriented, threatening, harassing, racially offensive, or ill material, or any material that infringes or violates another party's rights (including, but not limited to, intellectual property rights, and rights of privacy and publicity). You will not provide inaccurate, misleading or false information to Shikara Group or to any other user. If information provided to Shikara Group or another user, subsequently becomes inaccurate, misleading or false, you will promptly notify us of such change. The following is a partial list of content you may not upload, post, or transmit (collectively, "submit"):


is patently offensive to the online community, such as content that promotes racism, bigotry, hatred or physical harm of any kind against any group or individual;

harasses or advocates harassment of another person;

promotes information that is false, misleading or promotes illegal activities or conduct that is abusive, threatening, obscene, defamatory or libelous;

provides material that exploits people under the age of 18 in a sexual or violent manner, or solicits personal information from anyone under the age of 18;

contains sexually explicit content;

provides instructional information about illegal activities such as making or buying illegal weapons, violating someone's privacy, or providing or creating computer viruses;

involves the transmission of "junk mail", "chain letters," or unsolicited mass mailing or "spamming";

promotes an illegal or unauthorized copy of another person's copyrighted work, such as providing pirated computer programs or links to them, providing information to circumvent manufacture-installed copy-protect devices, or providing pirated images, audio or video, or links to pirated images, audio or video files;

solicits passwords or personal identifying information for commercial or unlawful purposes from other users;

engages in commercial activities and/or sales without our prior written consent such as contests, sweepstakes, barter, advertising, and pyramid schemes;

infringes any third party's copyrights or other rights (e.g., trademark, privacy rights, etc.);

Your use of the Service, including but not limited to the content you post on the service, must be in accordance with any and all applicable laws and regulations.

You may not include in your user profile any telephone numbers, street addresses, last names, URLs or email addresses.


Licenses Granted by You

You grant Shikara Group and its affiliates a worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free license and right to copy, transmit, distribute, publicly perform and display (through all media now known or hereafter created), and make derivative works from your content. In addition, you waive any so-called "moral rights" in your content. You further grant all users of JODI permission to view your content for their personal, non-commercial purposes. If you make suggestions to Shikara Group on improving or adding new features to JODI, Shikara Group shall have the right to use your suggestions without any compensation to you.


Your Representations and Warranties

For each piece of content that you submit, you represent and warrant that: (i) you have the right to submit the content to Shikara Group and grant the licenses set forth above; (ii) Shikara Group will not need to obtain licenses from any third party or pay royalties to any third party; (iii) the content does not infringe any third party's rights, including intellectual property rights and privacy rights; and (iv) the content complies with this Agreement and all applicable laws.



You will indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Shikara Group and its affiliates, directors, officers, employees, and agents, from and against all third party actions that: (i) arise from your activities on JODI; (ii) assert a violation by you of any term of this Agreement; or (iii) assert that any content you submitted to JODI violates any law or infringes any third party right, including any intellectual property or privacy right.


Third Party Copyrights and Other Rights Copyright Policy

Shikara Group respects the intellectual property of others, and we ask our users to do the same. Each user is responsible for ensuring that the materials they upload to JODI do not infringe any third party copyright.


Shikara Group will promptly remove materials in accordance with the Copyright Act if properly notified that the materials infringe a third party's copyright. In addition, Shikara Group may, in appropriate circumstances, terminate the accounts of repeat copyright infringers.





This Agreement shall be governed by the laws of Victoria, Australia. Neither Shikara Group nor JODI, its directors, employees or agents (hereafter collectively referred to as RedHotPie) warrant that any content on its website meets the relevant standards of any other jurisdiction.


It is your responsibility to ensure that it is lawful in your jurisdiction to view JODI and at its content.


You agree that the courts of Victoria, Australia have sole jurisdiction to determine any legal proceedings involving JODI.


If any provision of this agreement is held invalid the remainder of this agreement shall continue in full force and effect.



Any action arising out of or relating to this Agreement or your use of JODI must be commenced in the state or federal courts located in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (and you consent to the jurisdiction of those courts). In any such action, Shikara Group and you irrevocably waive any right to a trial by jury.



Headings are for convenience only and shall not be used to construe the terms of this Agreement. If any term of this Agreement is found invalid or unenforceable by any court of competent jurisdiction, that term will be severed from this Agreement. No failure or delay by Skikara Group in exercising any right hereunder will waive any further exercise of that right. Shikara Groups' rights and remedies hereunder are cumulative and not exclusive.



This Agreement is binding upon and shall inure to the benefit of both parties and their respective successors, heirs, executors, administrators, personal representatives, and permitted assigns. You may not assign this Agreement without Shikara Groups' prior written consent. No third party shall have any rights hereunder.



You consent to receive all communications including notices, agreements, disclosures, or other information from Shikara Group electronically. Shikara Group may provide all such communications by email or by posting them on JODI. Support-related inquiries or notices of a legal nature (such as a subpoena) may be sent to us at info@jodiapp.com



This Agreement may not be modified except by a revised Terms of Service posted by Shikara Group on JODI or a written amendment signed by an authorized representative of Shikara group. A revised Terms of Service will be effective as of the date it is posted. This Agreement constitutes the entire understanding between Shikara Group and you concerning the subject matter hereof and supersedes all prior agreements and understandings regarding the same.