Mediashakers - Terms of Use

Last updated: March 23, 2016

 

The www.mediaskakers.com website (the "Website") is composed and operated by Mediashakers Corp. and/or its affiliates. Collectively these will be noted as Company (“Company”).

 

The Website use is offered to you on the condition that you accept these Terms of Use, without modification of the terms, conditions, and notices herein. User's use of the website constitutes acceptance of all these terms, conditions, and notices.

 

Privacy Policy and Protection of Personal Information:

To view the Privacy Policy and our policies regarding the protection of and use of user's personal information, please visit the website's Privacy Policy.

 

Table of Contents: 

  1. Definitions
  2. Use of the Services
  3. User Submissions
  4. Proprietary Rights and Intellectual Property Rights
  5. Website Disclaimers and Liability Limitations
  6. DMCA Notifications of Claims of Infringements
  7. Confidentiality
  8. Terms and Termination
  9. General Provisions

 

 

 

1. DEFINITIONS

 

"Affiliate" means any entity which directly or indirectly controls, is controlled by, or is under contractual relationship with the subject entity. "Control" for purposes of this definition, means direct or indirect ownership or control of more than 50% of the voting interests of the subject entity.

"Services" means any of the information, links, products or services offered on this Website.

"Users" means individuals who use of the website and/or are authorized by the user to use the Services, and who have been supplied user identifications and passwords by us. Users may include but are not limited to user's employees, consultants, contractors, companies and agents or third parties.

"We," "Us" or "Our" means Company and/or its affiliates and/or legal entities contracting with Company.

"You" or "Your" means the user, the company or other legal entity for which the user is accepting this Agreement and affiliates of that company or entity.

 

"Your Data" means all electronic data or information submitted by you for the Services.

 

 

2. USE OF THE SERVICES

 

We shall: (i) provide to you basic support for the Services and/or the use of the Website, (ii) use commercially reasonable efforts to make the Services and/or the use of the Website available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, except for: (a) planned downtime (of which we shall give at least 8 hours notice via the Website), or (b) any unavailability caused by circumstances beyond our reasonable control, including without limitation, acts of God, acts of government, flood, fire, earthquake, war, civil unrest, acts of terror, strikes or other labor problems (other than those involving our employees), or Internet service provider failures or delays, (iii) provide the Services only in accordance with applicable laws and government regulations.

 

You shall (i) use the Services and/or the Website only in accordance with these Terms of Use and applicable laws and government regulations., (ii) be solely responsible for the accuracy, quality, integrity and legality of your data and of the means by which you acquired your data, (iii) use commercially reasonable efforts to prevent unauthorized access to or use of the Services, and notify us promptly of any such unauthorized access or use. No resale of our services is allowed.

 

Personal, Non-Commercial and Commercial Use Limitation: Unless direct written consent from Company has been received, the Website and its services are to be used solely for your own personal and non-commercial use. You do not have the right to copy, modify, transmit, distribute, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer, lease, or sell any information, code, products or services obtained from Company. Company reserves the right to refuse service or use of its products or services to anyone, for any reason and at any time, as it deems necessary.

 

Illegal and Prohibited Usage: Part of your agreement with Company is that you will NOT use the Website for any purpose that could be deemed unlawful or is prohibited by the terms, conditions, notices, and policies of Company. You agree that all information provided by you is true. You may NOT use the Website in a manner, which could/may damage, disable, overburden, or impair any aspect of the Website or the network or networks connected to the website, or may interfere with any other party's ability to use or enjoy the Website. Any unauthorized attempts to gain access to the website, or other individual accounts, or any computer systems or networks connected to any Company Website, through any means, including; hacking, password mining, is strictly prohibited. Further, you may not in any way attempt to obtain any materials or information not intentionally made public/available, through the Company Website.

 

 

You are prohibited from posting or transmitting to or from this Website any unlawful, threatening, harassing, libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, or other material that would violate any law or expose Company to liability. Company may delete, remove or destroy any such material at Company's sole discretion.

 

 

3. USER SUBMISSION

 

Any non-personal material, information or other communication you transmit or post to this Website (“Non-Personal Communications”) will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. Company will have no obligations with respect to the Non-Personal Communications. By sending Non-Personal Communications to Company, you grant it a non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, transferable, irrevocable and fully sub-licensable right to copy, disclose, distribute, incorporate into other materials and otherwise use the Non-Personal Communications and all data, images, sounds, text, and other things embodied therein for any and all commercial or non-commercial purposes. You are prohibited from posting or transmitting to or from this Website any unlawful, threatening, harassing, libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, or other material that would violate any law or expose Company to liability. Company may delete, remove or destroy any Non-Personal Communications in Company’s discretion that it believes in its sole discretion may be illegal or expose Company to liability or objectionable for any other reason.

 

 

4. PROPRIETARY RIGHTS AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

 

Reservation of Rights: Subject to the limited rights expressly granted hereunder, we reserve all rights, title and interest in and to the Services and/or the Website, including all related intellectual property rights. No rights are granted to you hereunder other than as expressly set forth herein.

 

Restrictions: You shall not (i) permit any third party to access the Services except as permitted herein, (ii) create derivate works based on the Services, (iii) copy, frame or mirror any part or content of the Services, other than copying or framing on your own intranets or otherwise for your own internal business purposes, (iv) reverse engineer the Services, or (v) access the Services in order to (a) build a competitive product or service, or (b) copy any features, functions or graphics of the Services.

 

Ownership of Your Data: As between us and you, you exclusively own all rights, title and interest in and to all of Your Data.

 

Waiver of Rights: You agree to grant to Company a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual license, with the right to sublicense, to reproduce, distribute, transmit, create derivative works of, publicly display and publicly perform any materials and other information (including, without limitation, ideas contained therein for new or improved products or services) you submit to public areas of Company (such as BBSs, forums and chat rooms) by all means and in any media now known or hereafter developed. You hereby waive all rights, legal, moral or otherwise, in any such materials and information, and you hereby warrant that any such materials and information originate with you, or that you have the right to submit such materials and information. You agree that you shall have no recourse against Company for any alleged or actual infringement or misappropriation of any proprietary right in your public communication.

 

Operation: Company reserves complete and sole discretion with respect to the operation of the Services and/or the Website. Company may, among other things: (a) delete communications between members if it has not been accessed by a User within the time established by Company policies; (b) make available to third parties information relating to Company and Users; and (c) withdraw, suspend or discontinue any functionality or feature of the Services and/or the Website. Company assumes no responsibility or liability for any content or activity, unlawfully perpetrated by the user at any time on Company’s website.

 

Company may, at its complete and sole discretion, review uploaded files, conferences, BBSs, forums, and chats and authorize restrictions on access thereto. Company will not review the contents of email except as required or allowed by applicable law or legal process.

 

Website Content: All content, including, but not limited to, the descriptions, information, flash files, artwork, text, images, animations, video, audio, logo, slogans, pictures and media files, (collectively, “Website Content”) contained on the Website is owned or controlled by Company and may be protected by worldwide copyright and trademark laws. You may access and use the Website Content only for personal, non-commercial purposes. You may not use, change, copy, publish, sell, post, transmit or distribute any Website Content for any other purpose, without Company’s express written consent.

 

Please respect our intellectual property rights. Any personal usage or reprint of our materials must include all copyright, trademark and any other proprietary notices reflecting Company’s exclusive ownership of said content. We expressly do not provide any rights or licenses to you as a user of our website and Company retains exclusive worldwide intellectual property rights to all its materials.

 

Copyright: The entire contents of the Website are copyrighted as a collective work under international copyright laws. Company holds the copyright in the collective work. The collective work includes works which are the property of the Information Providers which are also protected by copyright and other intellectual property laws.

 

You may display and, subject to any expressly stated restrictions or limitations relating to specific material, download portions of the material from the different areas of Company solely for your own non-commercial use, unless otherwise permitted. Any redistribution retransmission or publication of any copyrighted material is strictly prohibited without the express written consent of the copyright owner. You agree not to change or delete any proprietary notices from materials downloaded from Company.

 

Other Sites: You are encouraged to use discretion while browsing the Internet on searches initiated at Company. Company links may lead unintentionally to sites containing information that some people may find inappropriate or offensive. It may also lead to sites which contain inaccurate information, false or misleading advertising, or information which violates copyright, libel or defamation laws. Company and information providers make no representations concerning any effort to review all of the content of sites linked from its website.

 

Review of Postings and Uploads: Company does not and cannot review all communications and materials posted or uploaded to the Website and are not responsible for the content of these communications and materials. However, Company reserves the right to block or remove communications or materials that it determines, upon being made aware of any matters it deems inappropriate, and at its sole discretion, to be (a) abusive, libelous, defamatory or obscene, (b) fraudulent, deceptive, or misleading, (c) in violation of a copyright or trademark, other intellectual property right of another or (d) offensive or otherwise unacceptable to Company.

 

 

YOU HEREBY AGREE TO INDEMNIFY, DEFEND AND HOLD THE COMPANY HARMLESS FROM AND AGAINST ANY AND ALL LIABILITY AND COSTS INCURRED BY THE INDEMNIFIED PARTIES IN CONNECTION WITH ANY CLAIM ARISING OUT OF YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE AND YOUR CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY DISPUTE REGARDING YOUR USAGE OF ANY THIRD PARTY LINKS, OR ANY OF YOUR USER-CONTRIBUTED CONTENT), ANY CONTENT YOU SEND TO THE WEBSITE/COMPANY OR ANY BREACH BY YOU OF THESE TERMS, ANY OF OUR POLICIES, OR THE REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES AND COVENANTS MADE BY YOU HEREIN, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ATTORNEYS' FEES AND COSTS.

 

 

 

5. WEBSITE DISCLAIMERS AND LIABILITY LIMITATIONS

Your use of our Website or any of the information, links, products or services offered on this Website (collectively, the "Services") is subject to these Terms of Use. The Company, at its sole discretion, may change the Terms of Use, conditions and/or operation of this website at any time without specific and personal notice to you. By using this Website and/or any of its Services, you agree to these Terms, including any modifications we make, and further waive any rights or claims you may have against us.

 

You expressly acknowledges and agrees that:

  1. Some of the Services may be subject to additional posted conditions. Your use of those Services is subject to those conditions, which are incorporated into these Terms by reference. In the event of an inconsistency between these Terms and any additional posted conditions, the provisions of the additional conditions shall control.
  2. The content available through the Website is the sole property of Company or its advertisers, suppliers or licensors. All material published on the site, including, but not limited to, written content, photographs, graphics, images, illustrations, marks, logos, sound or video clips, and Flash animation, may be protected by patent, copyright, trademark and other intellectual property laws. Except as otherwise explicitly agreed in writing, the content received through the site may be downloaded, displayed, and printed for your personal, non-commercial use only. Content owned by Company or our advertisers, suppliers or licensors may be subject to additional restrictions. You agree not to modify, reproduce, retransmit, distribute, disseminate, sell, publish, reverse engineer, create derivative works of, broadcast, circulate or in any way exploit any of the materials or content received through the site to anyone without our express prior written consent.
  3. You may be exposed to content that you find offensive, indecent, or objectionable or that is inaccurate, and you bear all risks associated with using that content. We have the right, but not the obligation, to remove any content that may, in our sole discretion, violate these Terms or that is otherwise objectionable.
  4. The site may contain links to other sites owned by third parties. Your use of each of those sites is subject to the conditions, if any, that each of those sites has posted. We have no control over sites that are not ours, and we are not responsible for any changes to or content on them. Our inclusion on our site of any third party content or a link to a third party site is not an endorsement of that content or third party site.
  5. By using this Website, you agree under penalty of perjury to make the following statements:
    1. I am of legal age to view material discussed above, in accordance with the laws of the region in which I reside.
    2. Any material that I am viewing is exclusively for my own personal use and I will not give, sell or otherwise provide any of it to anyone else.
    3. I believe I have the unalienable right to read and/or view any type of material I choose.
    4. I am aware of the standards of my local community with respect to the materials offered on this Website; I am familiar with the materials offered by this site; and I represent, warrant and certify that the links, information, and use of materials on this site do not violate any standard or law that applies to me. In the event that a law that applies to me comes in to affect that would prevent me from viewing material on this site, I agree to no longer access this Website.
    5. I recognize that the Company has no control over the content of websites which are listed or linked on it and that it takes no responsibility for the content of those other sites.
  6. By viewing and/or using this site, you agree that Company will not be liable for any commercial loss; inconvenience; loss of use, time, data, goodwill, revenues, profits, or savings; or any other special, incidental, indirect, or consequential damages in any way related to or arising from your use of this site. You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Company, its employees, directors, shareholders, members, officers, agents, subsidiaries and affiliates from any and all claims, losses, damages, causes of action, liabilities and expenses (including reasonable attorneys' fees) related to or arising out of your use of the site, including without limitation claims made by third parties related to your use of the site.
  7. Company and its advertisers, suppliers and licensors provide this website on an "as is" and "as provided" basis, without any warranty or condition of any kind, express or implied, and specifically disclaim any implied warranties of non-infringement, title, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and availability of the Website or Services. Some countries do not allow the disclaimer of implied warranties, so the foregoing disclaimer may not apply to you. We make no representation that the Website and/or Services will be uninterrupted or error, force majure, bug or virus free and shall not be held responsible in any way or by any means, either directly or indirectly, for any communications difficulties, access delays, any interruption and/or data delivery, non-delivery, misdelivery, corruption, destruction, or events.
  8. Without limiting the foregoing, we shall not be liable to you or your business for any indirect, incidental, consequential, exemplary, special, or punitive damages or lost or imputed profits or royalties arising out of your use of this Website or any goods or services provided, whether for breach of warranty or any obligation arising therefrom or otherwise, whether liability is asserted in contract or tort (including negligence and strict product liability) and irrespective of whether you have been advised of the possibility of any such loss or damage. You hereby waive any claim that these exclusions deprive you of an adequate remedy.
  9. Use of the Website is subject to existing laws and legal process. Nothing contained in these Terms shall limit our right to comply with governmental, court, and law enforcement requests or requirements relating to your use of our Website.
  10. You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to use of our site, services or these Terms must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred.
  11. Your use of this Website and any data offered here is at your own risk. The Website Content, services, information and data (collectively, “Information”) made available at this Website are provided “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, CURRENCY OR ANY OTHER MATTER, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT OF PROPRIETARY RIGHTS. YOUR ACCESS TO THIS SITE IS VOLNUTARY AND AT YOUR OWN RISK. Neither Company nor its divisions, subsidiaries, successors, parent companies, affiliates or their employees, partners, principals, agents and representatives, nor any other party involved in creating, producing or delivering this Website is liable for any direct, incidental, consequential, indirect, punitive or any other damages arising out of your access to, or inability to access, or use of, or inability to use, this website, or out of any loss or corruption of data provided by Company or by you through use of this website. This includes liability for damage to your computer hardware, data, information, materials, and business as well as personal injury or death resulting from the information or the lack of information available on this Website, from viruses that may infect computer equipment, or from unauthorized access or use of any party’s systems, applications or data including yours, Company and any of Company’s agents or contractors.
  12. IN NO CASE SHALL THE LIABILITY OF COMPANY AND ANY OF ITS OFFICERS, AFFILIATES, DIRECTORS, SHAREHOLDERS, EMPLOYEES OR AGENTS IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF THIS SITE OR ANY DATA OR OTHER INFORMATION EXCEED THE AMOUNT YOU PAID. This Website may contain Information provided by third parties and links to sites of other organizations solely for your convenience. Company has not reviewed all of this information or these sites and they are not under Company’s control. Your use of such third-party Information or linking to these sites is at your own risk. Company and its divisions, subsidiaries, successors, parent companies, affiliates and their employees, partners, principals, agents and representatives, do not assume any responsibility or liability for any communications or materials available at such third party Information or linked sites and do not intend these links to be referrals to or endorsements of the linked entities.

 

 

6. DMCA Notifications of Claims of Infringement

If you believe that your work has been copied on our website in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, or your intellectual property rights have been otherwise violated, please notify our agent for notice of claims of copyright or other intellectual property infringement ("Agent"), at our “Contact Us” page.

 

Please provide us with the following Notice:

    1. Identify the material on our site that you claim is infringing, with enough detail so that we may locate it on the website;
    2. A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
    3. A statement by you declaring under penalty of perjury that (1) the above information in your Notice is accurate, and (2) that you are the owner of the copyright interest involved or that you are authorized to act on behalf of that owner;
    4. Your address, telephone number, and email address; and
    5. Your physical or electronic signature.

 

 

We will remove the infringing posting(s), subject to the procedures outlined in the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA).

 

7. CONFIDENTIALTY

As provided in the "Privacy Policy".

 

9. TERMS AND TERMINATION

 

This Agreement commences on the date you access this Website and continues until terminated.

 

9. GENERAL PROVISIONS

 

Jurisdiction: Company makes no representations that materials in this Website are appropriate or available for use in any locations and those who choose to access this Website from other locations are solely responsible for compliance with any and all local laws to the extent local laws apply.

 

In particular, you should not construe anything on this Website as a promotion or solicitation for any service or use of any service that is not authorized by the laws and regulations of the place where you are located. No information or content from this Website may be downloaded, exported or re-exported, and no product purchased through this website may be exported or re-exported, into (or to a national or resident of) any countries that are subject to export restrictions.

 

By visiting this website, you agree that in all matters relating to this Website shall be governed by the laws of Switzerland, and jurisdiction shall be given exclusively to the courts of Geneva, Switzerland. You may not use this Website if law prohibits you from doing so in the country in which you reside. Each party agrees to the applicable governing law above without regard to choice or conflicts of law rules, and to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts above. Each party hereby waives any right to jury trial in connection with any action or litigation in any way arising out of or related to this Agreement.

 

Agreed Statute of limitations: Any cause of action or claim you may have with respect to Company must be commenced within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arises.

 

No implied waiver: Company's failure to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any provision of this Agreement shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right. Neither the course of conduct between the parties nor trade practice shall act to modify any provision of this Agreement. Company may assign its rights and duties under this Agreement to any party at any time without notice to you.

 

Notices: Except as otherwise specified in this Agreement, all notices, permissions and approvals hereunder shall be in writing and shall be deemed to have been given upon: (i) personal delivery, (ii) the second business day after mailing, (iii) the second business day after sending by confirmed facsimile, or (iv) the first business day after sending by email (provided email shall not be sufficient for notices of termination or an indemnification claim).

 

Notices should be addressed to:

23 rue Ferdinand Hodler,PO Box 3272, 1211 Geneva 3, Switzerland.

Contact us via email at our “Contact Us” page.

 

Computer Fraud: Any unauthorized use of our computer systems is a violation of this Agreement and certain federal and state laws, including without limitation the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (18 U.S.C. § 1030 et seq.), relevant state statutes and the laws of the other states and territories of the USA. Such violations may subject the offender and his or her agents to civil and criminal penalties.

 

Severability: If any provision of this Agreement is held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be contrary to law, the provision shall be modified by the court and interpreted so as best to accomplish the objectives of the original provision to the fullest extent permitted by law, and the remaining provisions of this Agreement shall remain in effect.

 

Entire Agreement: This Agreement, including all exhibits and addenda hereto, constitutes the entire agreement between the parties and supersedes all prior and contemporaneous agreements, proposals or representations, written or oral, concerning its subject matter. No modification, amendment, or waiver of any provision of this Agreement shall be effective unless in writing and either signed or accepted electronically by the party against whom the modification, amendment or waiver is to be asserted. However, to the extent of any conflict or inconsistency between the provisions in the body of this Agreement and any exhibit or addendum hereto, the terms of such exhibit, addendum shall prevail.

 

Modification of Terms of Use: Company reserve the right to change the terms, notices, and conditions of services, of the Website, including but not limited to, the Services offered, and the charges that you may incur in the future. It is solely your responsibility to regularly review these Terms of Use and the other Policies of the website, to ensure you are up to date with all the terms, conditions, and charges, associated with Company. Your continued use of the Website, signifies your consent and agreement to all Company policies, terms, conditions, and notices. Company reserve the right to add, modify or otherwise update the Terms of Use at any time and in our sole discretion. Modification notices will not be emailed out. It is your responsibility to check the updated date of this policy to review any revisions or modifications.

 

Contact Information: If you have questions or concerns regarding these terms, you should email Company at our “Contact Us” page.