Safety

HEALTH & SAFETY WARNINGS: Please ensure that all users of the Freefly VR carefully read the warnings below before use to reduce the risk of personal injury, discomfort or property damage.

All warnings apply to both personal use and when giving the Freefly VR to other people. If giving the Freefly VR to other people, you agree to provide them with the following warnings.

Use of any Freefly VR branded hardware is entirely at the user’s risk. You will need to agree to this before purchasing and / or downloading Freefly VR branded hardware and content.

Introduction

Virtual reality is not suitable for everyone and if you have any doubt whether you are suitable for virtual reality, please consult your Doctor.

In general, use of the Freefly VR is not suitable for those who are pregnant, have high blood pressure, suffer from motion sickness, inner ear infections or claustrophobia, had any form of recent surgery, pre-existing binocular vision abnormalities, heart conditions or epileptic symptoms.

People who wear an implanted medical device such as a pacemaker should consult with a medical practitioner prior to using the Freefly VR as the phone used inside may emit radio waves which could interfere with the normal operations of such devices.

Those who have ever, or currently live with symptoms of epilepsy such as severe dizziness, blackouts, seizures or loss of awareness, should see a doctor before using the Freefly VR. The content viewed through the Freefly VR may include flashing images and repetitive sequences which, for a small portion of people, could cause seizures, even in those who have never experienced seizures in the past.

We recommend taking a 15 minute break from using the Freefly VR every 15 minutes by removing the headset. Allow for a minimum of 30 minutes after using the Freefly VR before operating any machinery.

Minors

It is the responsibility of an adults supervisor to monitor use of the Freefly VR by children (age 13 and older). The Freefly VR is not recommended for use below the age of 13.

Safe use

When using the Freefly VR, your vision is 100% obscured and when using headphones, your capacity to hear what is happening in your surroundings is reduced. Therefore, it is your responsibility to ensure you use the Freefly VR in a safe secure environment free of nearby obstructions.

Avoid using the Freefly VR in potentially dangerous surroundings which include sharp objects, balconies, stairwells and furnishings that are easy to break.

You must remain seated at all times when using the Freefly VR.

Do not under any circumstances use the Freefly VR in environments that may need your immediate attention. Only use the Freefly VR indoors and if using on public transport, it is your responsibility that you remain seated, and keep the audio volume low enough to hear any emergency announcements.

Prolonged periods of loud noise can lead to ear damage including reduced or loss of hearing and tinnitus. It is your responsibility to keep the volume of your headphones at a safe level.

Never in any circumstances use the Freefly VR if you:
    Are under the influence of drugs including alcohol; Suffering the after effects of using drugs including alcohol; Suffering a gastric illness or virus; Suffering from stress or are over-tired.
Content and Software

With the exception of Freefly VR produced content, Freefly VR accepts no responsibility for risk associated with third party content, either downloaded directly from a publisher’s portal or their distribution portal (such as Amazon, itunes or Google Play), linked to from the Freefly VR website or a direct download from the FreeflyVR website.

To avoid visual conflict and visually triggered symptoms such as headaches and nausea, ensure your phone is aligned correctly by following the alignment process on the Freefly VR app.

Freefly VR produced content

By downloading and purchasing Freefly VR produced content you accept the following:

You are of a suitable age to view the content based on the age rating it has been awarded.

That content of an adult nature is not promoted to, distributed to, or shared with people not of a suitable age.

Certain titles may contain elements of horror and will not be suitable for people of a nervous disposition. You will be required to read and agree to the content warnings before downloading and/or purchasing such titles.

Stop use immediately if you experience:

Seizures; loss of awareness; eye strain; eye or muscle twitching; involuntary movements; altered, blurred, or double vision or other visual abnormalities; dizziness; disorientation; impaired balance; impaired hand-eye coordination; excessive sweating; increased salivation; nausea; lightheadedness; discomfort or pain in the head or eyes; drowsiness; fatigue; or any symptoms similar to motion sickness.

Do not drive, operate machinery, or engage in other visually or physically demanding activities that have potentially serious consequences (i.e., activities in which experiencing any symptoms could lead to death, personal injury, or damage to property), or other activities that require unimpaired balance and hand-eye coordination (such as playing sports or riding a bicycle, etc.) until you have fully recovered from any symptoms.