Terms and Conditions
Last Updated April 20, 2020
TERMS AND CONDITIONS AND USE
PART 1 – ALL USERS
Copyright. If you believe that anything on the Platform or Website infringes upon any copyright which you own or control, you may file a notification of such infringement with our designated agent at email@example.com. Your notification of infringement must include the following information:
A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the right that is allegedly infringed;
Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed;
Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed;
Information reasonably sufficient to permit the Website to contact the complaining party such as address, telephone number and/or electronic mail address;
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.
Please see 17 U.S.C. §512(c)(3) for further information regarding the requirements of a proper notification. You should also note that if you make any material misrepresentation in your notification that the material or activity is infringing, you will be liable for all damages, including costs and attorneys’ fees, incurred by us or the alleged infringer as the result of our relying upon such misrepresentation in removing or disabling access to the material or activity claimed to be infringing. We may give notice of a claim of copyright infringement to our users by means of a general notice on the Sites, electronic mail to a user’s email address in our records or by written communication sent by first-class mail to a user’s address in our records.
Links to Other Sites. You are granted a limited, non-exclusive right to create a text hyperlink to the Websites for noncommercial purposes, provided such link does not portray the Website or any of our products and services in a false, misleading, derogatory or otherwise defamatory manner and provided further that the linking site does not contain any adult or illegal material or any material that is offensive, harassing or otherwise objectionable. This limited right may be revoked at any time. You may not use the Website logo or other proprietary graphic of the Website to link to the Website without the express written permission of the Website. Further, you may not use, frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any Website trademark, logo or other proprietary information, including the images found at the Platform or Website, the content of any text or the layout/design of any page or form contained on a page on the Website without the Company’s express written consent. Company makes no claim or representation regarding the quality, content, nature or reliability of third-party websites accessible by hyperlink from the Website, or websites linking to the Website. Such sites are not under the control of Company, and the Website provides these links to you only as a convenience. The inclusion of any link does not imply affiliation, endorsement or adoption by Company of any site or any information contained therein. When you leave our Website or Platform, you should be aware that our terms and policies no longer govern. You should review the applicable terms and policies, including privacy and data gathering practices, of any site to which you navigate from the Sites.
Limitation of Liability. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL COMPANY ITS AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, PRINCIPALS, AGENTS, OR EMPLOYEES BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF PROFITS OR LOSS OF DATA, WHETHER IN AN ACTION IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE) OR OTHERWISE, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED TO THE ACCESS OR USE OF THE COMPLETE SITE (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO USER CONTENT, THIRD PARTY CONTENT AND LINKS TO THIRD PARTY WEBSITES THAT WE DO NOT OWN OR CONTROL), YOUR ONLINE OR OFFLINE INTERACTIONS WITH OTHER WEBSITE USERS, OR OTHERWISE RELATED TO THESE TERMS, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM EVENTS BEYOND OUR REASONABLE CONTROL, SUCH AS INTERRUPTIONS TO ALL OR PORTIONS OF THE COMPLETE SITE, DELETION OF FILES OR EMAIL, ERRORS OR OMISSIONS, DEFECTS, VIRUSES, DELAYS IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION OR FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, WHETHER OR NOT RESULTING FROM ACTS OF GOD, COMMUNICATIONS FAILURE, THEFT, DESTRUCTION OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO AN THE WEBSITE PARTY’S RECORDS, PROGRAMS OR SERVICES. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AGGREGATE LIABILITY OF THE WEBSITE AND THIRD PARTIES (JOINTLY), WHETHER IN CONTRACT, WARRANTY, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE, WHETHER ACTIVE, PASSIVE OR IMPUTED), OR OTHER THEORY, ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE COMPLETE SITE EXCEED ANY COMPENSATION YOU PAY, IF ANY, TO THE WEBSITE FOR ACCESS TO OR USE OF THE COMPLETE SITE. THE LIMITATIONS SET FORTH IN THIS SECTION 15 WILL NOT LIMIT OR EXCLUDE THE WEBSITE’S LIABILITY FOR GROSS NEGLIGENCE, FRAUD, INTENTIONAL, WILLFUL, MALICIOUS OR RECKLESS MISCONDUCT.
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES. COMPANY DOES NOT PROMISE THAT THE PLATFORM, THE WEBSITE OR ANY CONTENT, SERVICE OR FEATURE OF THE PLATFORM WILL BE ERROR-FREE OR UNINTERRUPTED, OR THAT ANY DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT YOUR USE OF THE PLATFORM WILL PROVIDE SPECIFIC RESULTS. THE PLATFORM AND ITS CONTENT ARE DELIVERED ON AN “AS-IS” AND “AS-AVAILABLE” BASIS. ALL INFORMATION PROVIDED ON THE PLATFORM IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. COMPANY CANNOT ENSURE THAT ANY FILES OR OTHER DATA YOU ACCESS FROM THE PLATFORM WILL BE FREE OF VIRUSES OR CONTAMINATION OR DESTRUCTIVE FEATURES. COMPANY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING ANY WARRANTIES OF ACCURACY, NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY, TITLE, CUSTOM, USE AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. COMPANY CANNOT AND DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT USER CONTENT OR INFORMATION WILL NOT BE MISAPPROPRIATED, INTERCEPTED, DELETED, DESTROYED OR USED BY OTHERS AND SHALL NOT BE LIABLE THEREFOR. The Website Content, including, but not limited to, THE WEBSITE videos and “Expert Advice” articles, is general in nature and must be used with an appreciation for the differing capabilities among individual users. The information is not a substitute for in-person guidance by a qualified instructor or for personal experience gained in the company of knowledgeable and experienced IN PERSON INSTRUCTION. COMPANY HEREBY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS, AND YOU HEREBY EXPRESSLY RELEASE COMPANY FROM, ANY AND ALL LIABILITY WHATSOEVER FOR ANY CONTROVERSIES, CLAIMS, SUITS, INJURIES OR DAMAGES ARISING FROM THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICE. COMPANY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL LIABILITY FOR THE ACTS, OMISSIONS AND CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTIES IN CONNECTION WITH OR RELATED TO YOUR USE OF THE PLATFORM AND/OR ANY COMPANY SERVICES. YOU ASSUME TOTAL RESPONSIBILITY FOR YOUR USE OF THE PLATFORM AND ANY LINKED WEBSITES. COMPANY hereby expressly disclaims, and you hereby expressly release COMPANY from, any and all liability whatsoever for any controversies, claims, suits, injuries, loss, harm and/or damages arising from and/or in any way related to the Service or your interactions or dealings with other Users, including without limitation any acts and/or omissions of Users online or offline. YOUR SOLE REMEDY AGAINST COMPANY FOR DISSATISFACTION WITH THE PLATFORM OR ANY CONTENT IS TO STOP USING THE PLATFORM OR ANY SUCH CONTENT. THIS LIMITATION OF RELIEF IS A PART OF THE BARGAIN BETWEEN THE PARTIES. This disclaimer applies to any damages, liability or injuries caused by any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, communication line failure, theft or destruction of or unauthorized access to, alteration of, or use, whether for breach of contract, tort, negligence or any other cause of action.
Class Action Waiver. WHERE PERMITTED UNDER THE APPLICABLE LAW, YOU AND COMPANY AGREE THAT EACH MAY BRING CLAIMS AGAINST THE OTHER ONLY IN YOUR OR ITS INDIVIDUAL CAPACITY AND NOT AS A PLAINTIFF OR CLASS MEMBER IN ANY PURPORTED CLASS OR REPRESENTATIVE ACTION. Unless both you and Company agree, no arbitrator or judge may consolidate more than one person’s claims or otherwise preside over any form of a representative or class proceeding.
Modifications and/or Termination of Platform or Services. Company reserves the right to do any of the following, at any time, in its sole discretion, for any reason or no reason, with or without notice: (1) to modify, suspend or terminate operation of or access to the Platform, the Website and/or Services, or any portion of the Platform and/or Services; (2) to modify or change the Platform, the Website and/or Services, or any portion of the Platform and/or Services, and any applicable policies or terms, including those concerning artist compensation; and (3) to interrupt the operation of the Platform, the Website and/or Services, or any portion of the Platform, the Website and/or Services, as necessary to perform routine or non-routine maintenance, error correction, or other changes. Your continued use of the Platform and/or Services following the posting of changes will mean that you accept and agree to the changes. You agree that Company shall not be liable to you or any third party for any modification or discontinuance of the Service or Platform, or any portion thereof.
Part 2 – USERS WHO MAKE PURCHASES FROM THE PLATFORM/WEBSITE
Online Payment Service. Company may use third-party payment processing services to process credit card payments and information in connection with the payment of membership fees and other amounts payable in connection with the Service. Company may also offer an online payment service to facilitate payments between Users, which may be subject to availability based on geographic area, subscription enrollment or other basis, as determined by Company. Company hereby expressly disclaims, and you hereby expressly release Company from, any and all liability whatsoever for any controversies, claims, suits, injuries, loss, harm and/or damages arising from and/or in any way related to Company’s use of third-party payment processing services, including without limitation for any damage that may result should any such information be released to any third parties. For further information about Company’s use of payment processing services, please contact Company by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Errors. Company attempts to be as accurate as possible and eliminate errors on the Platform and the Website; however, we do not warrant that any product, service, description, photograph, pricing or other information is accurate, complete, reliable, current or error-free. In the event of an error, whether on the Platform, the Website, in an order confirmation, in processing an order, delivering a product or service or otherwise, Company reserves the right to correct such error and revise your order accordingly if necessary (including charging the correct price) or to cancel the order and refund any amount charged. Your sole remedy in the event of such error is to cancel your order and obtain a refund.
Shipping and Handling. If Company ships physical products to you or per your directions, you agree to pay the shipping and any handling charges shown on the Website when your order is placed, if any. Company reserves the right to increase, decrease and add or eliminate charges from time to time and without prior notice, so you agree to check all charges before placing an order or signing up for a service. Generally, shipping is by standard ground delivery. Any shipping or handling charges may or may not reflect actual costs. All physical orders are shipment contracts, not destination contracts. Any shipping times shown on the Sites are estimates only – actual delivery dates may vary. You agree that you will not obtain or direct shipment of product for export.
Payment. Only valid credit cards or other payment method acceptable to Company may be used and all refunds will be credited to the same card or, in Company’s discretion, other method. By submitting your order, you represent and warrant that you are authorized to use the designated card or method and authorize Company to charge your order (including taxes, shipping, handling and any other amounts described on the Platform or Website) to that card or other method. If the card (or other method) cannot be verified, is invalid, or is not otherwise acceptable, your order may be suspended or cancelled automatically. Regarding “Your Account,” you agree to keep all payment cards or other payment method information current and that Company may submit charges for processing even if the card (or other method) has expired or changed by the time we submit it. You must resolve any problem we encounter in order to proceed with your order