Last Updated: June 1, 2015
This is a legal agreement between you, whether you are a Content Creator or a Brand and Brandwood that states the material terms and conditions that govern your use of the Sites and the Services. This agreement, together with all updates, supplements, additional terms, and all of Brandwood’s rules and policies collectively constitute this agreement between you and Brandwood (“Agreement”). BY ACCESSING THE SITES AND/OR PARTICIPATING IN THE SERVICES, YOU AGREE THAT YOU HAVE ALL NECESSARY RIGHT AND AUTHORITY TO ENTER INTO THIS AGREEMENT AND TO BE LEGALLY BOUND BY THIS AGREEMENT. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THE TERMS OF SERVICE AND CONDITIONS OF USE STATED HEREIN, PLEASE IMMEDIATELY LEAVE THE SITES.
- NON-DISCLOSURE/CONFIDENTIALITY. YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT ENROLLING OR PARTICIPATING IN THE SERVICES YOU MAY FURNISH OR BE FURNISHED WITH OR OTHERWISE HAVE ACCESS TO INFORMATION, WHETHER DISCLOSED IN WRITING, ORALLY OR BY OTHER MEANS, THAT EITHER BRANDWOOD, A CONTENT CREATOR, OR A BRAND CONSIDERS TO BE CONFIDENTIAL, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION FILM PROJECTS, STORY IDEAS, MARKETING AND PROMOTION PLANS, ADVERTISING PLANS, PRODUCT AND SERVICES RELEASES, BRANDING INFORMATION, ADVERTISING BUDGETS AND PRODUCTION BUDGETS (THE "CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION"). THE PARTY DISCLOSING CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION SHALL BE REFERRED TO AS THE "DISCLOSER" AND THE PARTIES RECEIVING CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION SHALL BE REFERRED TO AS THE "RECIPIENTS." NOTWITHSTANDING THE FOREGOING, CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION DOES NOT INCLUDE INFORMATION WHICH: (A) IS OR BECOMES PART OF THE PUBLIC DOMAIN THROUGH A SOURCE OTHER THAN RECIPIENTS; (B) WAS RIGHTFULLY KNOWN TO THE APPLICABLE RECIPIENT AT THE TIME OF DISCLOSURE WITH NO CONFIDENTIALITY OBLIGATIONS TO A THIRD PARTY; (C) IS INDEPENDENTLY DEVELOPED BY A RECIPIENT WITHOUT BREACH OF THIS AGREEMENT; OR (D) IS SUBSEQUENTLY LEARNED FROM A THIRD PARTY NOT UNDER A CONFIDENTIALITY OBLIGATION TO DISCLOSER. CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION DISCLOSED TO RECIPIENTS HEREUNDER IS AND SHALL REMAIN THE EXCLUSIVE PROPERTY OF DISCLOSER. RECIPIENTS AGREE TO (A) USE THE CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION ONLY FOR THE PURPOSES DESCRIBED IN THE SERVICES AND (B) SECURE, PROTECT AND MAINTAIN THE CONFIDENTIALITY OF THE CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION OF DISCLOSER, USING AT LEAST AS GREAT A DEGREE OF CARE AS IT USES TO MAINTAIN THE CONFIDENTIALITY OF ITS OWN INFORMATION OF A SIMILAR NATURE OR IMPORTANCE, BUT IN NO EVENT LESS THAN REASONABLE CARE. A RECIPIENT SHALL NOT SELL, TRANSFER, PUBLISH, DISCLOSE, OR OTHERWISE USE OR MAKE AVAILABLE ANY PORTION OF DISCLOSER'S CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION TO THIRD PARTIES, EXCEPT TO THOSE OF ITS DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, OR ATTORNEYS WHO HAVE A NEED-TO-KNOW THE SAME IN FURTHERANCE OF THE PURPOSES OF THIS AGREEMENT. RECIPIENTS SHALL RETURN OR DESTROY CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION OF THE DISCLOSER UPON DISCLOSER'S REQUEST. IF A RECIPIENT IS COMPELLED BY JUDICIAL OR ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEEDINGS TO DISCLOSE CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION, SUCH DISCLOSURE SHALL NOT CONSTITUTE A BREACH OF THIS SECTION.
- Site Access License. Brandwood grants you a limited, revocable, non-exclusive, non-transferable license to access and use the Sites or their Content solely for their intended purpose and not to modify all or any portion of the Sites and their Content. This license does not include any right to authorize third party use of the Sites or their contents; any collection and use of any Content, project listings, descriptions, or budgets; any derivative use of the Sites or their contents; any downloading or copying of account information for the benefit of another project or advertising arrangement; or any use of data mining, robots, or similar data gathering and extraction tools. The Sites and/or any portion of the Sites may not be reproduced, sold, resold, visited or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose without Brandwood’s express written consent. You will not frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any trademark, logo or other proprietary information (including images, text, page layout or form) of Brandwood, its content providers or its affiliates without express written consent. You will not use any meta tags or any other "hidden text" utilizing our name or trademarks without our express written consent. Additionally, you agree that you will not: (i) take any action that imposes, or may impose in our sole discretion an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure; (ii) interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the site or any activities conducted on the Sites; or (iii) bypass any measures we may use to prevent or restrict access to the Sites. Any unauthorized use automatically terminates the permissions and/or licenses granted by us to you.
- Copyright and Ownership. All of the content (other than User Submissions) featured or displayed on the Sites or as part of the Services, including without limitation text, graphics, photographs, images, moving images, sound, and illustrations ("Content"), is owned by Brandwood, its licensors, vendors, agents and/or its Content providers. All elements of the Sites, including without limitation the general design and the Content, are protected by trade dress, copyright, moral rights, trademark and other laws relating to intellectual property rights. The Sites and the Services may only be used for the intended purpose for which such Sites and Services are being made available. Except as may be otherwise indicated in specific documents within the Sites or as permitted by copyright law, you are authorized to view and play copyrighted documents, audio and video found on our Sites solely for the purposes intended by Brandwood. In no event will you be permitted to download or store any copyrighted documents, audio or video locally. Notwithstanding the foregoing, you will be permitted to print and save reports, agreements, and other “deal” documents and you may receive clips or other excerpts of Content from Brandwood that you may view via a wire drive or similar technology. Except with respect to Content submitted by you or as permitted by copyright law, You may not modify any of the materials on the Sites and you may not copy, distribute, transmit, display, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer or sell any information or work contained on the Sites. Except as authorized under the copyright laws, you are responsible for obtaining permission before reusing any copyrighted material that is available on the Sites. You shall comply with all applicable domestic and international laws, statutes, ordinances and regulations regarding your use of the Sites and Services. The Sites, its Content and all related rights shall remain the exclusive property of Brandwood or its licensors unless otherwise expressly agreed. You will not remove any copyright, trademark or other proprietary notices from material found on these Sites.
- Trademarks/No Endorsement. All trademarks, service marks and trade names of Brandwood or its licensors used herein (including but not limited to: Brandwood name, Brandwood corporate logo, the Sites name, the Sites design, and any logos) (collectively “Marks”) are trademarks or registered trademarks of Brandwood or its affiliates, partners, vendors or licensors. You may not use, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit, distribute, or modify Brandwood trademarks in any way, including in advertising or publicity pertaining to distribution of materials on the Sites, without Brandwood's prior written consent. The use of Brandwood trademarks on any other web site or network computer environment is not allowed. You shall not use Brandwood’s name or any language, pictures or symbols which could, in Brandwood’s judgment, imply Brandwood’s endorsement in any (i) written or oral advertising or presentation, or (ii) brochure, newsletter, book, or other written material of whatever nature, without prior written consent.
- Account Registration and Security. You understand that you will need to create an account to have access to all of the parts of the Sites and to the Services. In consideration of your use of the Sites and Services, you will: (a) provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself and your business as prompted by the registration or subscription pages (such information being the "Registration Data") and (b) maintain and promptly update the Registration Data to keep it true, accurate, current and complete. If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, or Brandwood has reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, Brandwood has the right to suspend or terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future use of the Sites (or any portion thereof). You are entirely responsible for the security and confidentiality of your password and account. Furthermore, you are entirely responsible for any and all activities that occur under your account. You will not share your account information or your user name and password with any third party or permit any third party to logon to the Sites or Services using your account information. You agree to immediately notify us of any unauthorized use of your account or any other breach of security of which you become aware. You are responsible for taking precautions and providing security measures best suited for your situation and intended use of the Services and Sites. We have the right to provide user billing, account, Content or use records, and related information under certain circumstances (such as in response to legal responsibility, lawful process, orders, subpoenas, or warrants, or to protect our rights, customers or business). Please note that anyone able to provide your personally identifiable information will be able to access your account so you should take reasonable steps to protect this information. The Sites may also include a tool that allows you to sign in or register using information from your account with a third party service, such as Facebook, Twitter, Google, Yahoo, OpenID, or LinkedIn. These third party services are unrelated to the Sites, and your use of such third party services is subject to the terms and policies of those services.
- Solicited Submissions Policy. Where Brandwood has specifically invited or requested submissions from you, Brandwood encourages Content Creators and Brands to submit creative projects, budgets, product integration opportunities, brand priorities and other information to the in connection with matching a Brand with a Content Creator’s project (“User Submissions”). User Submissions remains the intellectual property of the individual Content Creator or Brand. By posting Content on our Sites or through the Services, including your User Submissions, you expressly grant Brandwood a non-exclusive, royalty-free, fully paid-up, worldwide, right to use, reproduce, modify, publish, translate, distribute, perform and display such Content and your name, voice, and/or likeness as contained in your User Submission, in whole or in part, and in any form throughout the world in any media or technology through the Sites, to promote and market the Sites and/or the User Submission on any platform or channel, and to make available the Content to investors and distributors, in perpetuity throughout the universe. Notwithstanding the foregoing, all such User Submissions are subject to the confidentiality obligations in Section 1 and Brandwood will maintain the confidentiality of the User Submission in accordance with Section 1.
- Inappropriate Material. You are prohibited from using the Sites or the Services to post or send any unlawful, infringing, threatening, defamatory, libelous, obscene, pornographic or profane material or any material that infringes or misappropriates third party intellectual property or could constitute or encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offense or give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any law. You further understand and agree that sending unsolicited advertisements or “spam” to any user of the Services is expressly prohibited by this Agreement. In addition to any remedies that we may have at law or in equity, if we determine, in our sole discretion, that you have violated or are likely to violate the foregoing prohibitions or any applicable rules or policies linked to in this Agreement, we may take any action we deem necessary to cure or prevent the violation, including without limitation, banning you from participating in our Services and/or the immediate removal of the related materials from the Services at any time without notice. We will fully cooperate with any law enforcement authorities or court order or subpoena requesting or directing us to disclose the identity of anyone posting such materials.
- User Published Content.User published Content and User Submissions do not represent the views of Brandwood or any individual associated with Brandwood, and we do not control this Content. In no event shall you represent or suggest, directly or indirectly, Brandwood’s endorsement of user published Content. Brandwood does not vouch for the accuracy or credibility of any user published Content on our Sites or User Submissions published through our Services, and do not take any responsibility or assume any liability for any actions you may take as a result of reviewing any such user published Content or User Submission. Through your use of the Sites and Services, you may be exposed to Content that you may find offensive, objectionable, harmful, inaccurate or deceptive. There may also be risks of dealing with underage persons, people acting under false pretense, international trade issues and foreign nationals. By using our Sites and Services, you assume all associated risks.
- Advertising Rights. Brandwood reserves the right to sell, license and/or display any advertising, attribution, links, promotional and/or distribution rights in connection with your User Submission, and Brandwood and its licensors or affiliates will be entitled to retain any and all revenue generated from any sales or licenses of such advertising, attribution, links, or promotional or distribution rights. Nothing in these additional terms obligates or may be deemed to obligate Brandwood to sell, license or offer to sell or license any advertising, promotion or distribution rights.
- Linking to the Sites. Creating or maintaining any link from another web site to any page on the Sites without our prior written permission is prohibited. Any permitted links to the Sites must comply will all applicable laws, rule and regulations.
- Third Party Links. From time to time, the Sites or Services may contain links to websites that are not owned, operated or controlled by Brandwood or its affiliates. All such links are provided solely as a convenience to you. If you use these links, you will leave the Sites. Neither we nor any of our respective affiliates are responsible for any content, materials or other information located on or accessible from any other website. Neither we nor any of our respective affiliates endorse, guarantee, or make any representations or warranties regarding any other websites, or any content, materials or other information located or accessible from any other websites, or the results that you may obtain from using any other websites. If you decide to access any other websites linked to or from this Sites, you do so entirely at your own risk.
- Transactional Partners. In some cases, we may partner with another company to co-promote their services within our Sites. If you engage these services, you are transacting directly with the other party. On those pages, the transactional partners’ brand is clearly visible and their terms of service are posted. When using these partner pages, you are bound by terms of service of such partner in addition to remaining bound by Brandwood terms of service. When there is a conflict between these terms of service and the partner’s terms of service, these terms of service will prevail.
- Contests, Sweepstakes and Games. From time to time Brandwood may offer contests, sweepstakes and games. Additional terms and conditions may apply to your participation in each contest, sweepstakes or game.
- Eligibility to Subscribe to Services. You may subscribe to the Services in any location worldwide. Brandwood makes no promise, however, that the Services available on the Sites are appropriate or available for use in locations outside the United States (“Territory”), and accessing the Sites from territories where its contents are illegal or unlawful is prohibited, including from those territories prohibited by the United States State Department or other U.S. government entity. If You choose to access the Sites from locations outside the Territory, You do so at your own risk. It is your responsibility to ascertain and obey all applicable local, state, federal and international laws (including minimum age requirements) in regard to Services you subscribe to on these Sites. All subscribers must be at least 18 years of age and must have all necessary authority to enter into this Agreement and to bind the Brand or Content Creator in any product integration arrangement facilitated on the Sites.
- Fees. During the term of this Agreement, you will pay Brandwood the subscription fees specified on your registration form, any upgrades to the subscription, and any other purchases of products and services through the Sites or Services (the “Fees”). Brandwood may modify the Fees upon any renewal of the Agreement. You will pay Brandwood the Fees in U.S. funds monthly in advance via credit card or other mutually agreed process. If you fail to pay the Fees within 30 days of the due date, your credit card is rejected, or Brandwood otherwise does not receive payment, Brandwood may impose a late fee, suspend the Service, or both, in its discretion. When you provide bank card information, account numbers or other information necessary to facilitate payment to us or our vendors, you represent to us that you are the authorized user of the bank card that is used to pay for the products and services. In the event legal action is necessary to collect on balances due, you agree to reimburse Brandwood and its vendors or agents for all expenses incurred to recover sums due, including attorneys’ fees and other legal expenses. You are responsible for purchase of, and payment of charges for, all Internet access services and telecommunications services needed for use of the Sites.
- Access and Interference.You agree that you will not use any robot, spider, scraper or other automated means to access the Sites for any purpose without our express written permission. Additionally, you agree that you will not: (i) take any action that imposes, or may impose in our sole discretion an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure; (ii) interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the site or any activities conducted on the Sites; or (iii) bypass any measures we may use to prevent or restrict access to the Sites.
- Data Backup.Brandwood will make commercially reasonable efforts to back up the User Submissions and any other of your data hosted by Brandwood as part of the Services. Brandwood, however, disclaims any and all responsibility for any loss of data, information or materials from the Services. You acknowledge that data conversion, processing and manipulation may involve human and/or machine errors, omissions, delays, and losses, including inadvertent loss of data or damage to media, that may give rise to loss or damage to you. To the extent within your control, you are responsible for adopting reasonable measures to limit the impact of such problems, including backing up data, and adopting procedures to ensure the accuracy of input data; examining and confirming results prior to use; and adopting procedures to identify and correct errors and omissions, replace lost or damaged media, and reconstruct data. You are also responsible for complying with all local, state, and federal laws pertaining to the use and disclosure of any data. In the event of the termination or expiration of your subscription, Brandwood may delete or store, in its discretion, any files, programs, data or messages associated with your account.
- Representations and Warranties.You represent that You are over the age of 18, have the right and authority to enter into this Agreement, are fully able and competent to satisfy the terms, conditions, and obligations herein, and Your use of the Sites and Services is and will be in compliance with all applicable laws. Furthermore, You shall be solely responsible for your own User Submissions and the consequences of posting or publishing them. In connection with User Submissions, you affirm, represent and warrant the following: (i) You have obtained all consents, and possess all copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret and any other proprietary rights, or the necessary licenses thereto, to grant the license in Section 3; (ii) if necessary you have the written consent of each and every identifiable natural person in the User Submission to use such persons name or likeness in the manner contemplated by the Website and this Agreement, and each such person has released you from any liability that may arise in relation to such use; (iii) You have read, understood, agree with, and will abide by the terms of this agreement; (iv) You are not, and have not been an agent of Brandwood and were not and are not acting on behalf of, or as a representative of, Brandwood or any other party in connection with the User Submission; (v) the User Submission and Brandwood’s use thereof as contemplated by this Agreement and Brandwood website will not infringe any rights of any third party, including but not limited to any Intellectual Property Rights, privacy rights and rights of publicity; (vi) You have not and will not engage in any of the following in connection with the production of, your appearance in, or contribution(s) to your User Submission: infliction of injury to any person or animal, humiliation of any person (whether public or private), infliction of emotional distress on any person, assault or battery of any person, damage to any property without permission, entry on any property without permission, or any other act or omission that could give rise to civil and/or criminal liability; (vii) The User Submission does not contain: (a) material falsehoods or misrepresentations that could harm Brandwood or any third party; (b) content that is unlawful, obscene, defamatory, libelous, threatening, pornographic, harassing or encourages conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or violate any law; (c) advertisements or solicitations of business; or (d) impersonations of third parties, other than those which are readily apparent.
- DISCLAIMERS. Your use of this Site AND THE SERVICES is at your risk. THE INFORMATION, MATERIALS AND SERVICES PROVIDED ON OR THROUGH THE SITES AND SERVICES ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND INCLUDING WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, SECURITY OR NON-INFRINGEMENT OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY. NEITHER BRANDWOOD, NOR ANY OF ITS AFFILIATES WARRANT THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THE INFORMATION, MATERIALS OR SERVICES PROVIDED ON OR THROUGH THE SITES. THE INFORMATION, MATERIALS AND SERVICES PROVIDED ON OR THROUGH THE SITES MAY BE OUT OF DATE, AND NEITHER BRANDWOOD, NOR ANY OF ITS AFFILIATES MAKES ANY COMMITMENT OR ASSUMES ANY DUTY TO UPDATE SUCH INFORMATION, MATERIALS OR SERVICES. THE FOREGOING EXCLUSIONS OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES DO NOT APPLY TO THE EXTENT PROHIBITED BY LAW. PLEASE REFER TO YOUR LOCAL LAWS FOR ANY SUCH PROHIBITIONS.
NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED FROM BRANDWOOD OR THROUGH BRANDWOOD SITES AND SERVICES WILL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY MADE HEREIN.
- LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY. Brandwood does not assume any responsibility, or will be liable, for any damages to, or any viruses that may infect your computer, telecommunication equipment, or other property caused by or arising from your access to, use of, or browsing this Sites, or your downloading of any information or materials from this Sites. IN NO EVENT WILL BRANDWOOD, OR ANY OF ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, SHAREHOLDERS, AFFILIATES, AGENTS, SUCCESSORS OR ASSIGNS, NOR ANY PARTY INVOLVED IN THE CREATION, PRODUCTION OR TRANSMISSION OF THE SITES, BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANYONE ELSE FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THOSE RESULTING FROM LOST PROFITS, LOST DATA OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) ARISING OUT OF THE USE, INABILITY TO USE, OR THE RESULTS OF USE OF THE SITES, OR THE MATERIALS, INFORMATION OR SERVICES CONTAINED ON ANY OR ALL SUCH SITES, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY AND WHETHER OR NOT ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. YOU SPECIFICALLY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT BRANDWOOD SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR USER SUBMISSIONS OR THE DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE, OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY, AND THAT THE RISK OF HARM OR DAMAGE FROM THE FOREGOING RESTS ENTIRELY WITH YOU. THE FOREGOING LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY DO NOT APPLY TO THE EXTENT PROHIBITED BY LAW. PLEASE REFER TO YOUR LOCAL LAWS FOR ANY SUCH PROHIBITIONS.
IN THE EVENT OF ANY PROBLEM WITH THE SITES OR ANY CONTENT OR SERVICES THEREON, YOU AGREE THAT YOUR SOLE REMEDY IS TO CEASE USING THE SITES. IN THE EVENT OF ANY PROBLEM WITH THE SERVICES THAT YOU HAVE PURCHASED OR SUBSCRIBED TO ON OR THROUGH THE SITES, YOU AGREE THAT YOUR SOLE REMEDY, IF ANY, IS TO SEEK A REFUND FOR SUCH SERVICES IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE REFUNDS POLICY POSTED ON THE SITES. IN NO EVENT SHALL BRANDWOOD'S TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES, AND CAUSES OF ACTION WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE), OR OTHERWISE EXCEED THE GREATER OF (A) TWENTY FIVE DOLLARS (US $25.00) OR (B) THE VALUE OF YOUR SUBSCRIPTION ON THE SITES.
- Indemnity. You agree to defend, indemnify and hold Brandwood and any affiliated company or individual harmless from any and all liabilities, costs, and expenses, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, related to or in connection with (i) the use of the Sites or the Internet or your placement or transmission of any message or information on this Sites by you or your authorized users; (ii) your violation of any term of this Agreement, including without limitation, your breach of any of the representations and warranties above; (iii) your violation of any third party right, including without limitation any right of privacy, publicity rights or Intellectual Property Rights; (iv) your violation of any law, rule or regulation of the United States or any other country; (v) any claim or damages that arise as a result of any User Submission that you provide to Brandwood; or (vi) any other party’s access and use of the Sites with your unique username, password or other appropriate security code.
- Release. In the event that you have a dispute with one or more other users of the Sites, you release Brandwood (and our officers, directors, agents, subsidiaries, joint ventures and employees) from claims, demands and damages (actual and consequential) of every kind and nature, known and unknown, suspected and unsuspected, disclosed and undisclosed, arising out of or in any way connected with such disputes.
- Force Majeure. Neither Brandwood nor you shall be responsible for damages or for delays or failures in performance resulting from acts or occurrences beyond their reasonable control, including, without limitation: fire, lightning, explosion, power surge or failure, water, acts of God, war, revolution, civil commotion or acts of civil or military authorities or public enemies: any law, order, regulation, ordinance, or requirement of any government or legal body or any representative of any such government or legal body; or labor unrest, including without limitation, strikes, slowdowns, picketing, or boycotts; inability to secure raw materials, transportation facilities, fuel or energy shortages, or acts or omissions of other common carriers.
- DIGITAL MILLENNIUM COPYRIGHT ACT (“DMCA”) NOTICE. In operating the Sites, we may act as a “services provider” (as defined by DMCA) and offer services as online provider of materials and links to third party web sites. As a result, third party materials that we do not own or control may be transmitted, stored, accessed or otherwise made available using the Sites. Brandwood has in place certain legally mandated procedures regarding allegations of copyright infringement occurring on the Website. Brandwood has adopted a policy that provides for the immediate removal of any content or the suspension of any user that is found to have infringed on the rights of Brandwood or of a third party, or that has otherwise violated any intellectual property laws or regulations, or any of the terms and conditions of this Agreement. If you believe any material available via the Sites infringes a copyright, you should notify us using the notice procedure for claimed infringement under the DMCA (17 U.S.C. Sect. 512(c)(2)). We will respond expeditiously to remove or disable access to the material claimed to be infringing and will follow the procedures specified in the DMCA to resolve the claim between the notifying party and the alleged infringer who provided the Content. Our designated agent (i.e., proper party for notice) to whom you should address infringement notices under the DMCA is firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please provide the following notice:
- Identify the copyrighted work or other intellectual property that you claim has been infringed;
- Identify the material on the Sites that you claim is infringing, with enough detail so that we may locate it on the Sites;
- 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;
- A statement by you declaring under penalty of perjury that (a) the above information in your notice is accurate, and (b) that you are the owner of the copyright interest involved or that you are authorized to act on behalf of that owner;
- Your address, telephone number, and email address; and
- Your physical or electronic signature.
We may give notice to our users of any infringement notice by means of a general notice on any of our websites, electronic mail to a user's e-mail address in our records, or by written communication sent by first-class mail to a user's physical address in our records. If you receive such an infringement notice, you may provide counter-notification in writing to the designated agent that includes the information below. To be effective, the counter-notification must be a written communication that includes the following:
- Your physical or electronic signature;
- Identification of the material that has been removed or to which access has been disabled, and the location at which the material appeared before it was removed or access to it was disabled;
- A statement from you under the penalty of perjury, that you have a good faith belief that the material was removed or disabled as a result of a mistake or misidentification of the material to be removed or disabled; and
- Your name, physical address and telephone number, and a statement that you consent to the jurisdiction of a Federal District Court for the judicial district in which your physical address is located, or if your physical address is outside of the United States, for any judicial district in which we may be found, and that you will accept service of process from the person who provided notification of allegedly infringing material or an agent of such person.
- Entire Agreement.These terms and conditions are the entire agreement between the user and Brandwood and supersede any prior understandings or agreements (written or oral).
- Additional Assistance. If you do not understand any of the foregoing Terms and Conditions or if you have any questions or comments, we invite you to contact our Customer Service Department by email at email@example.com.
- Copyright Notice.All Site design, graphics, text selections, arrangements, and all software are Copyright © 2015, Brandwood Global, Inc. or its licensors. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.