Terms of Service
InnovationStage Terms of Service
Please read these Terms of Service (hereinafter referred to as “Terms”) before using this site, https://www.InnovationStage.com or its affiliates and/or extensions (hereinafter referred to as the “Site”).
Any violation of this Policy may result in civil and/or criminal liability. In addition, the Company reserves the right to immediately terminate permissions and/or uses for any User for any reason. The Company reserves the right to terminate any service at any time at the sole discretion of the Company.
InnovationStage (hereinafter referred to as the “Company”) provides the services subject to these Terms. From time to time, the Company may modify these Terms at any time for any reason in its sole discretion, without notice. The Company may post an alert to registered users of a change to these Terms (either on the homepage or via email). Accordingly, please continue to review these Terms whenever accessing or using this Site and the Service. Your use of the Site, or any service on this Site, after the posting of modifications to these Terms will constitute your acceptance of the Terms, as modified. Please note that select service(s) offered via this Site may also require your acceptance of additional terms of service specific to such service(s) and specifically govern your use of such service(s). If at any time, you do not wish to accept the Terms, you may not use the Site nor the Service. Any terms proposed by you which are in addition to or which conflict with these Terms are expressly rejected by the Company and shall be of no force or effect.
By continuing to access or use this Service, you signify that you understand that the outcome of our services or services themselves are not guaranteed. The outcome of the submission process to the investors and othe organizations cannot be guaranteed and we are unable to issue any refunds. For business plan review, pitch development and other services, we will make reasonable efforts to provide feedback in a reasonable amount of time. However, by continuing to access or use this Service, you understand, accept and acknowledge, that you are proceeding at your own discretion and will not hold the Company responsible in any event including your potential dissatisfaction with the service. Due to the nature of our services and quick turnaround time, we are unable to issue any refunds once the payment has been completed.
Intellectual Property Rights.
All legal ownership rights to Content submitted through the Service remain with the original rights holder(s), until and unless other legally binding agreements are made.
Use of Material.
The Company authorizes you to access and use the Service solely for your personal, non-commercial use. You may not sell or modify the Service, and you may not reproduce, display, publicly perform, distribute, or otherwise use the Service in any way for any public or commercial purpose. As an express condition of your use of the Service, you warrant to the Company that you will not use the Service for any unlawful purpose or purpose prohibited by these Terms. If you violate any part of these Terms, your permission to use the Service automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any copies you have made of any material obtained through the Service. The Company makes no representation that the Service is legal or appropriate for use outside of the United States or that it is authorized for export from the United States or import into any other country. You are solely responsible for complying with all import and export laws and regulations and all applicable laws of any jurisdiction outside of the United States from which you may access the Service.
3rd Party Websites.
By entering the contest, you authorize us to use any trusted third-party online and cloud-based services and databases for hosting, managing and/or transmitting your submission file(s).You understand that by entering Content to 3rd party organizations’ contests (such as other screenwriting competitions, script evaluations services, and/or film festivals) through InnovationStage’s Service, you agree to and are bound by their terms and policies. InnovationStage does not specifically take responsibility for third party organizations’ terms. InnovationStage provides links to third party’s websites however InnovationStage does not warrant or guarantee the accuracy, reliability, availability or results of your use of any information on third party websites or services. You agree to access and use such third party websites and services at your own risk.
You understand that all information, data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video footage, messages or other materials, including screenplays, teleplays, films and stories (“Content”), whether publicly or privately posted or transmitted, are the sole responsibility of the person from which such Content originated. This means that the User, and not the Company, is entirely responsible for all Content that you upload, post, email or otherwise transmit via the Service. The Company does not control all the Content posted via the Service and, as such, does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such Content. You understand that by using the Service, you may be exposed to Content that is inaccurate, incomplete, offensive, indecent or objectionable. Under no circumstances will the Company be liable in any way for any Content, including, but not limited to, for any errors or omissions in any Content, or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Content posted, emailed or otherwise transmitted via the Service. As the User, you agree to not use the Service to: upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any Content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, libelous, invasive of another’s privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable; harm minors in any way; impersonate any person or entity or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity; upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any Content that you do not have a right to transmit under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as inside information, proprietary and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under nondisclosure agreements), upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any Content that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights of any party; upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment; disrupt the normal flow of dialogue, cause a screen to “scroll” faster than other users of the Service are able to type, or otherwise act in a manner that negatively affects other users’ ability to engage in real time exchanges; interfere with or disrupt the Service or servers or networks connected to the Service, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the Service; intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable local, state, national or international law; “stalk” or otherwise harass another; or collect or store personal data about other users. User Conduct and Self-Representation. The User agrees to not falsify any information or misrepresent themselves, their work, or their projects in any misleading way to other users of the Site, this includes misrepresenting an email, email header, domain name, address, phone number, or anything other misrepresentation, including the use of anonymity or impersonation to mislead or engage with another User by any means – whether directly on the Site or not. Users will not make any fraudulent or misleading offers to sell, purchase, or trade any content on the Site. User will not attempt to collect emails, signatures, donations, or any other non-approved marketing or solicitation on the Site or with the Site’s information. User will not attempt to mass collect any information from the Site manually or automatically without the written permission of the Company. Users will not attempt to identify any other user on the site for any reason. Users agree that if any other user reaches out to them through the site they will not spam, stalk, or bother that other user in any way. Furthermore, no unsolicited emails or messages should be sent from information available on the Site.
User Information, Projects, and Uploaded Material or Data.
By submitting any intellectual property, content, or information to the Company or any 3rd party affiliate of the Company, you grant to the Company and its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates and licensees the right to use, copy, reproduce, display, and distribute worldwide and royalty free to any 3rd party you request the data be sent, including, but not limited to their administrators, judges, directors, evaluators, and so on. HOWEVER, YOUR SUBMISSION DOES NOT GRANT THE COMPANY ANY OWNERSHIP OF YOUR INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY. You agree that you will be solely responsible for any material posted or submitted by you. You acknowledge that when you submit information about yourself to the public areas of our site, and/or make information about yourself public, this information may be viewed by 3rd parties and it is not the responsibility of the Company to monitor this information or the results of it being made public. The Company reserves the right to remove, delete, ban, or restrict User access to their material on the Site at any time and of the Company’s sole discretion.
Use Of Web Forums At Your Own Risk.
The Service contains, or may contain in the future, bulletin board services, weblogs, chat areas, news groups, forums, communities, and any other message and communication facilities (collectively “Forums”). The Company does not control the files, information, or messages (collectively, “Information”) delivered to or displayed in the Forums, unless otherwise noted therein, and the Company assumes no duty to, and does not, monitor or endorse Information within the Forums, nor does the Company represent or guarantee the truthfulness, accuracy or reliability thereof or that the Information complies with the terms of these Terms. The Company reserves the right at all times to edit, refuse to post, or to remove any Information, in whole or part, that the Company, in its sole discretion, deems inappropriate for inclusion in the Forums. The Company reserves the right to expel you from or suspend your access to some or all of the Forums for violating the law or these Terms. The Forums are public and not private communications and may be read by others without your knowledge or permission. Although a particular community may have a policy of limited membership or access, The Company shall have no liability if unauthorized persons nevertheless obtain access to the community. Your use of the Forums is at your own risk and you must be careful about disclosing your personal information. You acknowledge and agree that the Company may preserve Content and may also disclose Content if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to: comply with legal process; enforce the Terms; respond to claims that any Content violates the rights of third-parties; or protect the rights, property, or personal safety of the Company, its users and the public. You understand that the technical processing and transmission of the Service, including your Content, may involve transmissions over various networks and the Company may need to make changes to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting networks or devices.
Use of Software.
The Company has licensed the proprietary software on the Site (herein “the Software”) for your private, non-commercial use only, and any rights or interest remain, in their entirety and without limitation, the property of the company. The Software may not be copied, modified, sold, or in any way edited and transferred. Furthermore, it may not be reverse engineered or directly copied in any way. The Software has security measures in effect to protect the users. You may not tamper with, disable, bypass, deactivate, or in any way exploit or manipulate any security measure, copyright, trademark or any other IP of the Company. By using the Software in any capacity, whether downloaded, installed, or otherwise, you represent and warrant that you are not located in, under the control of, or a national or resident of any country on the U.S. Treasury Department’s list of Specially Designated Nationals or the U.S. Commerce Department’s Table of Deny Orders or the U.S. Commerce Department’s Table of Deny Orders. The user accepts any risks associated with the Software or errors in the Software.
Restrictions on Use.
You agree not to use, transfer, distribute or dispose of any Content and Information contained in the Service in any manner that could compete with the business of the Company. You agree to protect the proprietary rights of the Company and all others having rights in the Service and Content during and after the term of this agreement and to comply with all reasonable written requests made by the Company or its suppliers of content, equipment or otherwise to protect their and others’ contractual, statutory and common law rights in the Service. You agree to notify the Company in writing promptly upon becoming aware of any unauthorized access or use of the Service by any party or of any claim that the Service infringes upon any copyright, trademark or other contractual, statutory or common law rights.
Further Restrictions on Use.
YOU MAY NOT COPY, REPRODUCE, RECOMPILE, DECOMPILE, DISASSEMBLE, REVERSE ENGINEER, DISTRIBUTE, PUBLISH, DISPLAY, PERFORM, MODIFY, UPLOAD TO, CREATE DERIVATIVE WORKS FROM, TRANSMIT OR IN ANY WAY EXPLOIT ANY PART OF THE SERVICE, EXCEPT THAT YOU MAY DOWNLOAD MATERIAL FROM THE SERVICE AND/OR MAKE ONE PRINT COPY FOR YOUR OWN PERSONAL, NONCOMMERCIAL USE, PROVIDED THAT YOU RETAIN AND DO NOT MODIFY ALL COPYRIGHT AND OTHER PROPRIETARY NOTICES THEREON. MODIFICATION OF THE SERVICE’S CONTENT WOULD BE A VIOLATION OF THE COMPANY’S COPYRIGHT AND OTHER PROPRIETARY RIGHTS. ADDITIONALLY, YOU MAY NOT OFFER ANY PART OF THE SERVICE FOR SALE OR DISTRIBUTE IT OVER ANY OTHER MEDIUM NOW OR HEREINAFTER KNOWN INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO OVER-THE-AIR TELEVISION OR RADIO BROADCAST, A COMPUTER NETWORK OR HYPERLINK FRAMING ON THE INTERNET WITHOUT THE PRIOR WRITTEN CONSENT OF THE COMPANY. FURTHERMORE, YOU MAY NOT USE ANY OF THE COMPANY’S TRADEMARKS, TRADE NAMES OR SERVICE MARKS IN ANY MANNER WHICH CREATES THE IMPRESSION THAT SUCH NAMES AND MARKS BELONG TO OR ARE ASSOCIATED WITH YOU OR ARE USED WITH THE COMPANY’S CONSENT, AND YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE NO OWNERSHIP RIGHTS IN AND TO ANY OF THESE NAMES AND MARKS. YOU WILL NOT USE THE SERVICE OR THE INFORMATION CONTAINED THEREIN IN UNSOLICITED MAILINGS OR SPAM MATERIAL. YOU WILL NOT USE ANY OF THE COMPANY’S TRADEMARKS, TRADE NAMES OR SERVICE MARKS IN UNSOLICITED MAILINGS OR SPAM MATERIAL. YOU WILL NOT SPAM OR SEND UNSOLICITED MAILINGS TO ANY PERSON OR ENTITY USING THE SERVICE. YOU FURTHER AGREE THAT YOU MAY NOT USE WEB-ACCELERATED BROWSERS OR PRODUCTS (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO NETJET, NETSONIC, MSIECRAWLER AND TELEPORT-PRO), OR OTHER APPLICATIONS THAT ARE CAPABLE OF COPYING LARGE PORTIONS OF CONTENT FROM THE SITE. THE COMPANY CAN DETECT THE USE OF THESE SYSTEMS THROUGH LIVE LOGFILE ANALYSIS AND WILL BAN ANY FUTURE USE BY OFFENDERS. YOU MAY NOT USE ANY DEVICE, SOFTWARE OR ROUTINE OR THE LIKE TO INTERFERE OR ATTEMPT TO INTERFERE WITH ANY SITE FUNCTIONALITY; TAKE ANY ACTION THAT IMPOSES AN UNREASONABLE OR DISPROPORTIONATELY LARGE LOAD ON THE SITE INFRASTRUCTURE; USE ANY E-MAIL ADDRESSES APPEARING ON THE SITE FOR PURPOSES NOT RELATING SPECIFICALLY TO THE SITE; ACCESS THE SITE BY ANY MEANS OTHER THAN THROUGH THE INTERFACE THAT IS PROVIDED BY THE COMPANY, OR ATTEMPT TO ACCESS ANY AREA OF THE SITE TO WHICH YOUR ACCESS IS NOT AUTHORIZED; OR REVERSE ENGINEER, REVERSE ASSEMBLE OR OTHERWISE ATTEMPT TO DISCOVER ANY SOURCE CODE RELATING TO THE SITE, EXCEPT TO THE EXTENT THAT SUCH ACTIVITY IS EXPRESSLY PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW NOTWITHSTANDING THIS LIMITATION.
You acquire absolutely no rights or licenses in or to the Service and materials contained within the Service other than the limited right to utilize the Service in accordance with the Terms. Should you choose to download content from the Service, you must do so in accordance with the Terms. Such download is licensed to you by the Company and intended ONLY for your own personal, non-commercial use in accordance with the Terms and does not transfer any other rights to you. Rights Reserved. All present and future rights in and to trade secrets, patents, copyrights, trademarks, service marks, know-how and other proprietary rights of any type under the laws of any governmental authority, domestic or foreign, including rights in and to all applications and registrations relating to the Service (the “Intellectual Property Rights”) shall, as between you and the Company, at all times be and remain the sole and exclusive property of the Company. All present and future rights in and title to the Service (including the right to exploit the Service and any portions of the Service over any present or future technology) are reserved to the Company for its exclusive use. Except as specifically permitted by the Terms, you may not copy or make any use of the Service or any portion thereof. Except as specifically permitted herein, you shall not use the Company’s Intellectual Property Rights or the Service, or the names of any individual participant in, or contributor to, the Service, or any variations or derivatives thereof, for any purpose, without the Company’s prior written approval. Fees and Payments. The Company reserves the right at any time to charge fees for access to portions of the Service or the Service as a whole. If at any time the Company requires a fee for portions of the Service or the Service as a whole, the Company will require you to register and create an Account (hereinafter referred to as “Account”). In no event will you be charged for access to portions of the Service or to the Service unless the Company obtains your prior agreement to pay such charges. You shall pay all fees and charges incurred through your Account at the rates in effect for the billing period in which such fees and charges are incurred, including but not limited to charges for any products or services offered for sale through the Service by the Company or by any other vendor or service provider. All fees and charges shall be billed to you, and you shall be solely responsible for their payment. You shall pay all applicable taxes relating to the use of the Service through your Account, and the purchase of any other products or services. Certain portions of the Service or the Service as a whole may require a prepaid fee (“Prepaid Fee”). The Prepaid Fee, and all taxes and other fees related thereto will be paid by you in advance. In no event will you receive any portions of the Service or the Service as a whole if a Prepaid Fee is required unless the Company receives all fees and charges payable by you, including the Prepaid Fee. If you do not make timely payment, the Company may cease to provide the Services to you until such time as you pay the full amount due to the Company. In addition to any other remedy permitted by law, the Company shall charge, and you shall be obligated to pay the greater of (i) interest on the unpaid balance at a rate of 1 1/2% per month, provided that in the event that such rate exceeds the maximum rate permitted by law, interest on the unpaid balance at the maximum rate permitted by law, or (ii) a late fee of ten dollars ($10) per month for any month during which any amount payable hereunder is overdue.
Registration and Account Creation.
As part of the registration and Account creation process necessary to obtain access to portions of the Service that require a fee or payment, you may create be required to create a subscriber identification ID and a password. You may also be required to provide the Company with certain registration information, all of which must be accurate and updated. You shall not select a subscriber ID already used by another person; use a subscriber ID in which another person has rights without such person’s authorization; or use a subscriber ID or password that the Company, in its sole discretion, deems offensive or inappropriate. You shall be solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password. You shall immediately notify the Company of any known or suspected unauthorized use(s) of your Account, or any known or suspected breach of security, including loss, theft, or unauthorized disclosure of your password or credit card information. You are solely responsible for all usage or activity on your Account. Any fraudulent, abusive, or otherwise illegal activity may be grounds for termination of your account, in the Company’s sole discretion, and the Company may refer you to appropriate law enforcement agencies. You are responsible for all charges, if any, incurred up to the time the account is terminated.
Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability.
YOU AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK AND ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THE SERVICE AND ANYTHING CONTAINED THEREIN, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, CONTENT, SERVICES, GOODS OR ADVERTISEMENTS (THE “ITEMS”) ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND THAT THE COMPANY MAKES NO WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE ITEMS, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, MERCHANTABILITY, NONINFRINGEMENT, TITLE OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR USE. THE COMPANY DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE SERVICE IS COMPATIBLE WITH YOUR EQUIPMENT OR THAT THE SERVICE IS FREE OF ERRORS OR VIRUSES, WORMS OR “TROJAN HORSES” AND IS NOT LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGE YOU MAY SUFFER AS A RESULT OF ANY SUCH DESTRUCTIVE FEATURES. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL THE COMPANY, ITS SUPPLIERS AND ITS THIRD-PARTY AGENTS HAVE ANY RESPONSIBILITY OR LIABILITY FOR ANY INJURY OR DAMAGES, WHETHER CAUSED BY THE NEGLIGENCE OF THE COMPANY, ITS DIRECTORS, ITS OFFICERS, ITS EMPLOYEES, SUBCONTRACTORS, AGENTS, SUPPLIERS OR OTHERWISE ARISING IN CONNECTION WITH THE SERVICE OR ANY PROVISION OF TERMS AND SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOST PROFITS, LOSSES, LOSS OF REVENUE, ANTICIPATED PROFITS, LOST BUSINESS, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, EVEN IF A COMPANY AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE HAS BEEN ADVISED SPECIFICALLY OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, OR ANY CLAIM AGAINST THE COMPANY BY ANY OTHER PARTY OR ANY FAULT, INACCURACY, OMISSION, DELAY OR ANY OTHER FAILURE IN THE SERVICE CAUSED BY YOUR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT OR ARISING FROM YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE ON SUCH EQUIPMENT. THE CONTENT OF OTHER WEB SITES, SERVICES, GOODS OR ADVERTISEMENTS THAT MAY BE LINKED TO THE SERVICE IS NOT MAINTAINED OR CONTROLLED BY THE COMPANY. THE COMPANY IS THEREFORE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE AVAILABILITY, CONTENT OR ACCURACY OF OTHER WEBSITES, SERVICES OR GOODS THAT MAY BE LINKED TO, OR ADVERTISED ON, THE SERVICE. THE COMPANY DOES NOT MAKE ANY WARRANTY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, WITH RESPECT TO THE USE OF THE LINKS PROVIDED ON, OR TO, THE SERVICE, GUARANTEE THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, USEFULNESS OR ADEQUACY OR ANY OTHER WEB SITES, SERVICES, GOODS OR ADVERTISEMENTS THAT MAY BE LINKED TO THE SERVICE OR MAKE ANY ENDORSEMENT, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, OF ANY OTHER WEB SITES, SERVICES, GOODS OR ADVERTISEMENTS THAT MAY BE LINKED TO THE SERVICE. THE COMPANY IS ALSO NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE RELIABILITY OR CONTINUED AVAILABILITY OF THE TELEPHONE LINES AND EQUIPMENT YOU USE TO ACCESS THE SERVICE. YOU UNDERSTAND THAT THE COMPANY AND/OR THIRD-PARTY CONTRIBUTORS TO THE SERVICE MAY CHOOSE AT ANY TIME TO INHIBIT OR PROHIBIT THEIR CONTENT FROM BEING ACCESSED UNDER THE TERMS. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF THIS AGREEMENT, IN NO EVENT SHALL THE COMPANY’S LIABILITY FOR ANY REASON AND UPON ANY CAUSE OF ACTION IN CONNECTION WITH THIS AGREEMENT OR THE SERVICES EXCEED THE AMOUNT PAID BY YOU TO THE COMPANY FOR THE SERVICE, IF ANY. ALTHOUGH COMPANY EMPLOYEES MAY ASSIST A MEMBER IN FRAMING SEARCH REQUESTS FOR RESEARCH OR FOR OBTAINING RESEARCH (INCLUDING THE PREPARATION OF A RESEARCH REPORT), ANY SUCH ASSISTANCE RECEIVED FROM COMPANY EMPLOYEES WILL BE SOLELY AT YOUR RISK. THE ORGANIZATIONS OTHER THAN THE COMPANY THAT COMPILES AND PUBLISH THE MATERIALS INCLUDED IN THE SERVICE ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CONTENTS OF SUCH MATERIAL AND YOU SHALL MAKE NO CLAIM AGAINST THE COMPANY ARISING OUT OF THE CONTENTS OF SUCH MATERIALS, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DEFAMATION AND INVASION OF PRIVACY. THE COMPANY DOES NOT WARRANT THE COMPREHENSIVENESS, ACCURACY, OR ADEQUACY OF THE SERVICES FOR ANY PARTICULAR USE OR PURPOSE, NOR DOES THE COMPANY INDEMNIFY YOU AGAINST ANY CLAIM FOR COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT OR ANY OTHER CLAIMS.
Relinquishment of Section 1542 of the CA Civil Code.
YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ AND UNDERSTAND SECTION 1542 OF THE CALIFORNIA CIVIL CODE WHICH READS AS FOLLOWS: “A GENERAL RELEASE DOES NOT EXTEND TO CLAIMS WHICH THE CREDITOR DOES NOT KNOW OR SUSPECT TO EXIST IN HIS OR HER FAVOR AT THE TIME OF EXECUTING THE RELEASE, WHICH IF KNOWN BY HIM OR HER MUST HAVE MATERIALLY AFFECTED HIS OR HER SETTLEMENT WITH THE DEBTOR.” YOU HEREBY EXPRESSLY WAIVE AND RELINQUISH ALL RIGHTS AND BENEFITS UNDER THAT SECTION AND ANY LAW OF ANY JURISDICTION OF SIMILAR EFFECT WITH RESPECT TO YOUR RELEASE OF ANY CLAIMS HEREUNDER.
Representations and Warranties.
You represent, warrant and covenant that: (a) you have the power and authority to enter into this agreement; (b) you are at least eighteen (18) years old or if you are younger, your parents or legal guardian has approved your use of the Service as evidence by sending an email here (c) you shall not use any rights granted hereunder for any unlawful purpose; and (d) you shall use the Service only as set forth in the Terms. Indemnification. You agree to indemnify and hold the Company, and its parent company, Red Ampersand Inc, its subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, agents, judges, users, suppliers, co-branders or other partners, and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of Content you submit, post to or transmit through the Service, your use of the Service, your connection to the Service, your violation of the Terms, or your violation of any rights of another. You agree to pay any and all costs, damages and expenses, including, but not limited to, reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs awarded against or otherwise incurred by or in connection with or arising from any such claim, suit, action or proceeding attributable to any such claim. And you indemnify and release and hold harmless in particular, but not limited to, entertainment industry professionals, including producers, managers, agents and their companies and studios who may, from time to time, download or request to download your screenplay project or read your project’s logline or summary. Termination. Either you or the Company may terminate the Terms with or without cause at any time and effective immediately. You may terminate the Terms by discontinuing use of the Service and destroying all materials obtained from the Service. The Terms will terminate immediately without notice from the Company if you, in the Company’s sole discretion, fail to comply with any provision of these Terms or the Company in its sole discretion, terminates the Service to you for whatever reason, effective immediately. Upon termination by you or upon termination by the Company, you must immediately cease all use of the Service and destroy all materials obtained from the Service and any copies thereof.
Governing Law; WAIVER OF JURY TRIAL. The Terms shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the United States and the State of California, without giving effect to conflicts-of-law principles thereof. You agree to submit to the personal jurisdiction of the state and federal courts located in Los Angeles County in the State of California with respect to any legal proceedings that may arise in connection with the Service or from a dispute as to the interpretation or breach of the Terms. YOU HEREBY WAIVE YOUR RIGHT TO A JURY TRIAL IN ANY COURT ACTION ARISING BETWEEN US, WHETHER UNDER THESE TERMS OR OTHERWISE RELATED TO THE SERVICE, AND WHETHER MADE BY CLAIM, COUNTERCLAIM, THIRD PARTY CLAIM OR OTHERWISE.
Access Outside the United States.
The Company shall not be liable or deemed to be in default for any delays or failure in performance or interruption of the Service resulting directly or indirectly from any cause of circumstances beyond the control of the Company, including but not limited to, Acts of God, acts of public enemy, war, accident, fires, electrical failures, telephone system failures, restraining orders or decrees of any court, strikes, postal delays, explosions, governmental orders, or regulations.