Last updated: November 2, 2015
3. NOTICE TO PARENTS AND GUARDIANS
If your child is using the Services and is under 13, please contact us immediately so that we can disable his or her access. If you have questions about whether the Services is appropriate for your child, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org (subject line: “Indiewire”).
WARNING: Even if you are old enough to use the Services, some of the content available within the Services may not be appropriate for you. Some content may contain “R-rated” material, nudity, profanity, and mature subject matter. If you are under 18, do not view such content.
4. PROHIBITED ACTIVITES
In exchange for your access to the Services, you agree not to take any steps that are intended to or could damage, inhibit, or prevent operation of the Services or that could cause injury to yourself, to us, or to any third party. Without limitation, you agree not to:
· modify, enhance, or otherwise alter in any way any portion of the Indiewire (or others’) embeddable video player (“Embeddable Player”) or its underlying technology, including by disabling or modifying any portion of the Services in a manner that enables users to view content without using the Embeddable Player; modify, enhance, edit or otherwise alter in any way any portion of the content streamed via (or contained on) the Embeddable Player;
· use technology or other means to access the Services that is not authorized by Indiewire, including accessing the Services through any automated system, including “robots,” “spiders” or “offline readers” (other than public search engines for the sole purpose of, and solely to the extent necessary for, creating publicly available search indices – but not caches or archives – of the Services);
· 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; damage, disable, overburden or impair the Services or our servers, computer network or user accounts;
· collect information about other users for the purpose of sending, or to facilitate or encourage the sending of, unsolicited bulk or other communications or for any other purpose not explicitly authorized by Indiewire; distribute “spam”; advertise or solicit others to purchase any product or service within the Services or otherwise use the Services for any commercial solicitation purposes;
· use our servers, networks or other facilities for any purpose not explicitly authorized by Indiewire or to interfere with or cause damage to the Services or any other service operated by us or any other party; take any other action that we, in our exclusive discretion, believe may damage or injure you, us or any third party; or
· act in a deceptive manner by, among other things, impersonating any person; misrepresenting your affiliation with a person or entity; conducting fraud; hiding or attempting to hide your identity, except as otherwise permitted; harm or exploit minors; use any information obtained from the Services in order to harass, abuse or harm another person.
Indiewire and its service providers has the right, but not the obligation, to monitor all conduct on the Site and User Comments (defined below) submitted to the Services and to remove any User Comment for any reason, including because the User Comment is deemed to be inappropriate or because third parties have complained regarding the User Comment.
5. YOUR USER COMMENTS
Indiewire provides registered members of the Indiewire community with the ability to post comments and replies to existing threads or articles we publish (“User Comments” or “Posting”). If you post a comment or reply to an article or to one of our threads, you hereby grant Indiewire all rights in and to such Posting without limitation. We or our service providers and partners may edit, remove, modify, publish, transmit or display the Posting as we see fit. You waive all moral rights that you may have in having a Posting altered or changed in a manner not agreeable to you.
You agree that you will not upload or post or otherwise publish any libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, abusive or illegal material. You agree that you will treat the other members of our community with courtesy and dignity and refrain from any Postings that are discriminatory or would constitute or be perceived as “hate speech.” You also agree not to disrupt discussions or threads with repetitive messages, meaningless messages or “spam.”
The User Comments are also not the place for commercial Postings of any kind (including, though not limited to, advertisements, recruitment efforts, site announcements and program announcements) and any such Postings may be immediately removed. You are welcome to include URLs in your Postings, as long as such Postings do not violate the above.
6. OUR COLLECTION AND USE OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
7. OUR INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
The contents of the Indiewire Site and Services are provided solely for your personal and non-commercial use. All material published on the Services or forwarded to you by email or other delivery method are protected by copyright and owned or controlled by Indiewire or the party credited with the content. You may not modify, publish, transmit, participate in the transfer or sale of, reproduce, create new works from, distribute, perform, display or otherwise exploit any form any of the content, except as follows:
You may download or copy any of the content on the Services or delivered to you for personal use only, provided that you maintain all copyright and other notices contained therein. In addition, you may forward our email newsletters to whomever you choose provided that you forward the newsletter in its entirety with no alterations or deletions, including, though not limited to, bylines, titles, advertisements and copyright statements.
8. CLAIMS OF COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT
In the event that you have a claim of copyright infringement with respect to material that is contained on the Site or in any of our products, please provide our designated copyright agent with the following information:
· identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site or application are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site or application;
· identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the material;
· information reasonably sufficient to permit us to contact the complaining party;
· a statement that the complaining party has a good-faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
· a statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed; and
· a physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
Our copyright agent for notice of claims of infringement on the Services is:
c/o SnagFilms, Inc.
Attn: Copyright Agent
1875 Connecticut Ave., N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20009
This contact information is only for suspected copyright infringement. If you would like to contact us about another matter, please email us at email@example.com (subject line: “Indiewire”).
We will remove any content that infringes upon the copyright of any person under the laws of the United States upon receipt of such a statement (or any statement in conformance with 17 U.S.C. § 512(c)(3)), and will terminate the access privileges of those who repeatedly infringe on the copyright of others. United States law imposes substantial penalties for falsely submitting a notice of copyright infringement. UNDER FEDERAL LAW, IF YOU KNOWINGLY MISREPRESENT THAT ONLINE MATERIAL IS INFRINGING, YOU MAY BE SUBJECT TO CRIMINAL PROSECUTION FOR PERJURY AND CIVIL PENALTIES, INCLUDING MONETARY DAMAGES, COURT COSTS, AND ATTORNEYS’ FEES.
9. LINKED WEBSITES
We have implemented what we believe are the appropriate technical measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration or disclosure. However, we cannot guarantee that unauthorized third parties will never be able to defeat those measures or use your personal information for improper purposes. You acknowledge and agree that you provide your personal information at your own risk.
11. SOCIAL MEDIA
Some users may have the ability to connect certain activities with their Facebook and Twitter accounts. If you choose to connect, you may be able to take advantage of certain social features. These features will be designed to share information with others. In addition, Indiewier has the right to personalize and otherwise enhance your user experience based on your Facebook or Twitter information, such as basic information and “Likes.” Facebook or Twitter may offer ways to manage the information you share with Indiewire. See the Facebook or Twitter websites for details.
BY CONNECTING YOUR INDIEWIRE ACCOUNT TO YOUR FACEBOOK OR TWITTER ACCOUNT, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT YOU ARE CONSENTING TO THE CONTINUOUS RELEASE OF INFORMATION ABOUT YOU TO OTHERS, INCLUDING TO FACEBOOK OR TWITTER, IN ACCORDANCE WITH YOUR PRIVACY SETTINGS ON FACEBOOK OR TWITTER. IF YOU DO NOT WANT INFORMATION ABOUT YOU TO BE SHARED IN THIS MANNER, DO NOT LOG IN TO INDIEWIRE FROM FACEBOOK OR TWITTER.
12. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY; LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
INDIEWIRE, ITS SITE AND ITS RELATED SERVICES ARE PROVIDED SOLELY FOR THE INFORMATION OF THE USERS OF INDIEWIRE’S SITE AND SERVICES ON AN “AS IS” BASIS. WE DO NOT PROVIDE INFORMATION OR SERVICES WITH THE INTENTION THAT USERS RELY ON ANY INFORMATION FOUND IN THE SITE AND SERVICES FOR ANY PURPOSE. INDIEWIRE WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES FOR ANY LOSSES OR DAMAGES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL OR INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL LOSS ARISING OUT OF ANY USE OF OR INACCURACIES IN THE INFORMATION. ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS AND/OR IMPLIED, ARE EXCLUDED TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY LAW INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. YOUR SOLE REMEDY FOR DISSATISFACTION WITH THE SITE AND/OR SITE-RELATED SERVICES IS TO STOP USING THE SITE AND/OR THOSE SERVICES.
15. OPERATED FROM THE UNITED STATES
The Site is controlled and operated from its facilities in the United States. Indiewire makes no representations that the Site is appropriate or available for use in other locations. Those who access or use the Site from other jurisdictions do so at their own volition and are entirely responsible for compliance with local law, including but not limited to export and import regulations. Unless otherwise explicitly stated, all materials found on the Site are solely directed to individuals, companies or other entities located in the United States.
INTERNET ACCESS CHARGES. You are responsible for any costs you incur to access the internet.
FEEDBACK. You further agree that Indiewire and its affiliates are free to use for any purpose whatsoever ideas, know-how, concepts, techniques, comments, criticisms, reports or other feedback or content or User Comments posted in response to, as a supplement to or in association with any other content available on or in connection with the Services (“Feedback”), whether oral, written or video/multimedia that you may send to Indiewire or its affiliates. You acknowledge and agree that you have no expectation of compensation or confidentiality of any nature and that Indiewire has no duties to you with respect to such Feedback.
© 2015, SnagFilms, Inc. All Rights Reserved. All information and designs on the Site are copyrighted material owned by SnagFilms, Inc., except certain items that are the property of the original author, in which case the author will be credited. Reproduction, dissemination or transmission of any part of the material found on the Site without the express written consent of the owner is strictly prohibited.
18. TRADEMARK NOTICE
Indiewire®, Indiewire.com, and Criticwire® are trademarks of SnagFilms, Inc., as is our logo. All other product names and marks on the Site and Services, whether trademarks, service marks or other types and whether registered or unregistered, are the property of their respective owners.
Any downloading, re-transmission or other copying or modification of trademarks and/or content found on the Site or Services may be a violation of federal and state trademark and/or copyright laws and may subject the violator to legal action. No part of the Site or Services may be stored in a retrieval system, reproduced, transmitted or otherwise disseminated in any form or by any means without the prior written consent of Indiewire.
Nothing contained on the Site or Services shall confer or be construed to confer any license or right under any copyright or mark of Indiewire or any third party, except as expressly consented to in these Terms or another writing signed by Indiewire.
19. FURTHER INFORMATION
For questions or for any further information, please contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org (subject line: "Indiewire").