Welcome to the Justin.tv, Inc. ("Justin.tv") video management and streaming platform consisting of web sites, services, software applications and networks that allows for the authorized streaming and distribution of video content over the internet (the "Justin.tv Service").
The following Terms of Service for the Justin.tv Service is a legal contract between you, an individual user of at least 13 years of age or a single entity ("You" or, collectively, "Users"), and Justin.tv regarding your use of the Justin.tv Service.
Justin.tv may offer certain additional services by which you agree to pay fees to Justin.tv, a list of such services and terms which are made available on the Justin.tv web page. If you register and/or use any such paid fee services, you are also bound by the Justin.tv Terms of Sale. The Justin.tv Terms of Sale is hereby incorporated by reference.
PLEASE READ CAREFULLY THE FOLLOWING TERMS OF SERVICE. BY REGISTERING FOR, ACCESSING, BROWSING, DOWNLOADING FROM OR USING THE JUSTIN.TV PLATFORM, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ, UNDERSTOOD, AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS, INCLUDING ANY ADDITIONAL GUIDELINES AND FUTURE MODIFICATIONS (COLLECTIVELY, THE "TERMS"). IF AT ANY TIME YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS, PLEASE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATE YOUR USE OF THE JUSTIN.TV SERVICE.
IF YOU ARE USING OR OPENING AN ACCOUNT WITH JUSTIN.TV ON BEHALF OF A COMPANY, ENTITY, OR ORGANIZATION (COLLECTIVELY, A "SUBSCRIBING ORGANIZATION") THEN YOU REPRESENT AND WARRANT THAT YOU: (I) ARE AN AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE OF THAT SUBSCRIBING ORGANIZATION WITH THE AUTHORITY TO BIND SUCH ORGANIZATION TO THESE TERMS; (II) HAVE READ THE FOREGOING TERMS; (III) UNDERSTAND THESE TERMS, AND (IV) AGREE TO THESE TERMS ON BEHALF OF SUCH SUBSCRIBING ORGANIZATION.
The Justin.tv Service is not available to persons under the age of 13 or to any users previously suspended or removed from the Justin.tv Service by Justin.tv. BY DOWNLOADING, INSTALLING OR OTHERWISE USING THE JUSTIN.TV SERVICE, YOU REPRESENT THAT YOU ARE AT LEAST 13 YEARS OF AGE AND HAVE NOT BEEN PREVIOUSLY SUSPENDED OR REMOVED FROM THE JUSTIN.TV SERVICE.
When using the Justin.tv Service, you will be subject to any additional posted guidelines or rules applicable to specific services and features which may be posted from time to time (the "Guidelines"). All such Guidelines are hereby incorporated by reference into these Terms.
Justin.tv reserves the right, at our discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions of these Terms at any time. Please check these Terms and any Guidelines periodically for changes. Your continued use of the Justin.tv Service after the posting of changes constitutes your binding acceptance of such changes. For any material changes to these Terms, such amended terms will automatically be effective thirty days after they are initially posted on the Justin.tv Service. We will always make a reasonable effort to notify you if we do change these Terms.
Please note that since we respect artist and content owner rights, it is Justin.tv's policy to respond to notices of alleged infringement that comply with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (the "DMCA"). For more information, please go to Justin.tv's DMCA Notification Guidelines. Please note that Justin.tv will promptly terminate without notice any User's access to the Justin.tv Service if that User is determined by Justin.tv to be a "repeat infringer." A repeat infringer is a User who has been notified by Justin.tv of infringing activity violations more than twice and/or who has had their Lifecaster Content or any other user-submitted content removed from the Justin.tv Service more than twice. In addition, Justin.tv accommodates and does not interfere with standard technical measures used by copyright owners to protect their materials.
Justin.tv allows certain users ("Lifecasters") to distribute streaming live and pre-recorded videos of their day-to-day activities ("Lifecasts").
If you sign up for an account as a Lifecaster, subject to your compliance with the terms and conditions set out in this Terms of Service, Justin.tv hereby grants to you a personal, limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable, freely revocable license to use the Justin.tv Service for the uploading and distributing of authorized digital content, including videos ("Lifecaster Content").
Content is uploaded at your own risk. Notwithstanding any obligations hereunder of Justin.tv to protect Lifecaster Content, Justin.tv cannot guarantee that there will be no unauthorized copying or distribution of Lifecaster Content nor will Justin.tv be liable for any copying or usage of the Lifecaster Content not authorized by Justin.tv.
If you sign up for an Account, subject to your compliance with this Terms of Service, Justin.tv hereby grants to you a personal, limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable, freely revocable license to view by streaming Lifecaster Content solely through the Justin.tv Service subject to the license under which such Lifecaster Content is distributed.
Justin.tv reserves all rights not expressly granted in this Terms of Service.
Justin.tv reserves the right to exercise whatever lawful means it deems necessary to prevent unauthorized use of the Justin.tv Service, including, but not limited to, technological barriers, IP mapping, and directly contacting your Internet Service Provider (ISP) regarding such unauthorized use.
Unless otherwise agreed to in a written agreement between you and Justin.tv that was signed by an authorized representative of Justin.tv:
a) By distributing or disseminating Lifecaster Content through the Justin.tv Service, you hereby grant to Justin.tv a worldwide, non-exclusive, transferable, assignable, fully paid-up, royalty-free, license to host, transfer, display, perform, reproduce, distribute, compress or convert for streaming, and otherwise exploit your Lifecaster Content, in any media formats and through any media channels, in order to publish and promote such Lifecaster Content in connection with services offered or to be offered by Justin.tv. Such license will apply to any form, media, or technology now known or hereafter developed.
b) Subject to section 7.2, below, the foregoing license granted by you terminates as to a specific piece of Lifecaster Content once you remove or delete such Lifecaster Content from the Justin.tv Service.
By distributing or disseminating Lifecaster Content through the Justin.tv Service, you hereby grant to each User of the Justin.tv Service that is authorized to access your Lifecaster Content a perpetual, personal, non-commercial, non-transferable, non-exclusive license to access and view your Lifecaster Content.
You are solely responsible for your Lifecaster Content and the consequences of posting or publishing them. By uploading and publishing your Lifecaster Content, you affirm, represent, and warrant that: (1) you are the creator and owner of or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents, releases and permissions to use and to authorize Justin.tv and Justin.tv's Users to use your Lifecaster Content as necessary to exercise the licenses granted by you in this section and in the manner contemplated by Justin.tv and this Terms of Service; (2) your Lifecaster Content does not and will not: (a) infringe, violate, or misappropriate any third-party right, including any copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, moral right, privacy right, right of publicity, or any other intellectual property or proprietary right or (b) slander, defame, or libel any other person; (3) your Lifecaster Content does not contain any viruses, adware, spyware, worms, or other malicious code. Violators of these third-party rights may be subject to criminal and civil liability. Justin.tv reserves all rights and remedies against any Users who violate this Terms of Service.
You understand that when using the Justin.tv Service you will be exposed to Lifecaster Content from a variety of sources, and that Justin.tv is not responsible for the accuracy, usefulness, or intellectual property rights of or relating to such Lifecaster Content. You further understand and acknowledge that you may be exposed to Lifecaster Content that are inaccurate, offensive, indecent or objectionable, and you agree to waive, and hereby do waive, any legal or equitable rights or remedies you have or may have against Justin.tv with respect thereto. Justin.tv does not endorse any Lifecaster Content or any opinion, recommendation or advice expressed therein, and Justin.tv expressly disclaims any and all liability in connection with Lifecaster Content. If notified by a User or a content owner of Lifecaster Content that allegedly does not conform to this Terms of Service, Justin.tv may investigate the allegation and determine in its sole discretion whether to remove the Lifecaster Content, which it reserves the right to do at any time and without notice. For clarity, Justin.tv does not permit copyright infringing activities on the Justin.tv Service.
BY USING THE JUSTIN.TV SERVICE YOU AGREE NOT TO:
When you use the Justin.tv Service to upload and/or download or purchase content or any products, services, or information from Justin.tv, you may be asked to provide a password. You are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password and for restricting access to your computer, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password. You agree that the information you provide to Justin.tv on registration and at all other times will be true, accurate, current, and complete. You also agree that you will ensure that this information is kept accurate and up-to-date at all times. If you have reason to believe that your account is no longer secure (e.g., in the event of a loss, theft or unauthorized disclosure or use of your account ID, password, or any credit, debit or charge card number, if applicable), then you agree to immediately notify Justin.tv. You may be liable for the losses incurred by Justin.tv or others due to any unauthorized use of your Justin.tv Service account.
The Justin.tv Service may include links or references to other web sites or services solely as a convenience to Users ("Reference Sites"). Justin.tv does not endorse any such Reference Sites or the information, materials, products, or services contained on or accessible through Reference Sites. In addition, your correspondence or business dealings with, or participation in promotions of, advertisers found on or through the Justin.tv Service are solely between you and such advertiser. Access and use of Reference Sites, including the information, materials, products, and services on or available through Reference Sites is solely at your own risk.
You agree that Justin.tv, in its sole discretion, for any or no reason, and without penalty, may terminate any account (or any part thereof) you may have with Justin.tv or your use of the Justin.tv Service and remove and discard all or any part of your account, User profile, and any Lifecaster Content, at any time. Justin.tv may also in its sole discretion and at any time discontinue providing access to the Justin.tv Service, or any part thereof, with or without notice. You agree that any termination of your access to the Justin.tv Service or any account you may have or portion thereof may be effected without prior notice, and you agree that Justin.tv will not be liable to you or any third party for any such termination. Any suspected fraudulent, abusive or illegal activity may be referred to appropriate law enforcement authorities. These remedies are in addition to any other remedies Justin.tv may have at law or in equity. As discussed herein, Justin.tv does not permit copyright infringing activities on the Justin.tv Service, and will terminate access to the Justin.tv Service, and remove all Lifecaster Content or other content submitted by any Users who are found to be repeat infringers.
Your only remedy with respect to any dissatisfaction with (i) the Justin.tv Service, (ii) any term of this Terms of Service, (iii) any policy or practice of Justin.tv in operating the Justin.tv Service, or (iv) any content or information transmitted through the Justin.tv Service, is to terminate this Terms of Service and your account. You may terminate this Terms of Service at any time by discontinuing use of any and all parts of the Justin.tv Service.
Subject to section 7.2 above, if you notify Justin.tv by submitting email to info@Justin.tv, Justin.tv will discontinue prospective hosting and distribution of your Lifecaster Content.
The Justin.tv Service is owned and operated by Justin.tv. The visual interfaces, graphics, design, compilation, information, computer code (including source code or object code), products, services, and all other elements of the Justin.tv Service provided by Justin.tv (the "Materials") are protected by United States copyright, trade dress, patent, and trademark laws, international conventions, and all other relevant intellectual property and proprietary rights, and applicable laws. Except for any Lifecaster Content that are provided and owned by Users, all Materials contained on the Justin.tv Service are the property of Justin.tv or its subsidiaries or affiliated companies and/or third-party licensors. All trademarks, service marks, and trade names are proprietary to Justin.tv or its affiliates and/or third-party licensors. Except as expressly authorized by Justin.tv, you agree not to sell, license, distribute, copy, modify, publicly perform or display, transmit, publish, edit, adapt, create derivative works from, or otherwise make unauthorized use of the Materials. Justin.tv reserves all rights not expressly granted in this Terms of Service.
You agree to indemnify, save, and hold Justin.tv, its affiliated companies, contractors, employees, agents and its third-party suppliers, licensors, and partners harmless from any claims, losses, damages, liabilities, including legal fees and expenses, arising out of your use or misuse of the Justin.tv Service, any violation by you of these Terms, or any breach of the representations, warranties, and covenants made by you herein. Justin.tv reserves the right, at your expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter for which you are required to indemnify Justin.tv, and you agree to cooperate with Justin.tv's defense of these claims. Justin.tv will use reasonable efforts to notify you of any such claim, action, or proceeding upon becoming aware of it.
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, JUSTIN.TV, AND ITS AFFILIATES, PARTNERS, AND SUPPLIERS DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, STATUTORY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT OF PROPRIETARY RIGHTS. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM JUSTIN.TV OR THROUGH THE JUSTIN.TV SERVICE WILL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED HEREIN. YOU EXPRESSLY ACKNOWLEGE THAT AS USED IN THIS SECTION 14, THE TERM JUSTIN.TV INCLUDES JUSTIN.TV'S OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, SHAREHOLDERS, AGENTS, LICENSORS AND SUBCONTRACTORS.
YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT THE USE OF THE JUSTIN.TV SERVICE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE JUSTIN.TV SERVICE AND ANY DATA, INFORMATION, THIRD-PARTY SOFTWARE, CONTENT (INCLUDING LIFECASTER CONTENT), REFERENCE SITES, SERVICES, OR APPLICATIONS MADE AVAILABLE IN CONJUNCTION WITH OR THROUGH THE JUSTIN.TV SERVICE ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE", "WITH ALL FAULTS" BASIS AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS OF ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED.
JUSTIN.TV, ITS SUPPLIERS, LICENSORS, AFFILIATES, AND PARTNERS DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE DATA, CONTENT, FUNCTIONS, OR ANY OTHER INFORMATION OFFERED ON OR THROUGH THE JUSTIN.TV SERVICE OR ANY REFERENCE SITES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, OR FREE OF ERRORS, VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS AND DO NOT WARRANT THAT ANY OF THE FOREGOING WILL BE CORRECTED.
JUSTIN.TV, ITS SUPPLIERS, LICENSORS, AFFILIATES, AND PARTNERS DO NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF THE JUSTIN.TV SERVICE OR ANY REFERENCE SITES IN TERMS OF CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE.
YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT YOU USE, ACCESS, DOWNLOAD, OR OTHERWISE OBTAIN INFORMATION, MATERIALS, OR DATA THROUGH THE JUSTIN.TV PLATFORM OR ANY REFERENCE SITES AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND THAT YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR PROPERTY (INCLUDING YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM) OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OR USE OF SUCH MATERIAL OR DATA.
THE SECURITY MEASURES TO PROTECT LIFECASTER CONTENT USED BY JUSTIN.TV HEREIN ARE USED IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE LIFECASTER CONTENT "AS-IS" AND WITH NO ASSURANCES THAT SUCH SECURITY MEASURES WILL WITHSTAND ATTEMPTS TO EVADE SECURITY MECHANISMS OR THAT THERE WILL BE NO CRACKS, DISABLEMENTS OR OTHER CIRCUMVENTION OF SUCH SECURITY MEASURES.
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE, WILL JUSTIN.TV OR ITS AFFILIATES, CONTRACTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, OR THIRD-PARTY PARTNERS, LICENSORS, OR SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE, RELIANCE, OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION DAMAGES ARISING FROM ANY UNSUCCESSFUL COURT ACTION OR LEGAL DISPUTE, LOST BUSINESS, LOST REVENUES OR LOSS OF ANTICIPATED PROFITS OR ANY OTHER PECUNIARY OR NON-PECUNIARY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER) ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THESE TERMS OR THAT RESULT FROM YOUR USE OR YOUR INABILITY TO USE THE MATERIALS (INCLUDING LIFECASTER CONTENT) ON THE JUSTIN.TV PLATFORM OR ANY REFERENCE SITES, OR ANY OTHER INTERACTIONS WITH JUSTIN.TV, EVEN IF JUSTIN.TV OR AN JUSTIN.TV AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
IN NO EVENT WILL JUSTIN.TV OR ITS AFFILIATES, CONTRACTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, OR THIRD-PARTY PARTNERS, LICENSORS, OR SUPPLIERS TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES, AND CAUSES OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THESE TERMS OR YOUR USE OF THE JUSTIN.TV PLATFORM OR YOUR INTERACTION WITH OTHER JUSTIN.TV PLATFORM USERS (WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE, WARRANTY, OR OTHERWISE), EXCEED THE AMOUNT PAID BY YOU, IF ANY, FOR ACCESSING THE JUSTIN.TV PLATFORM DURING THE TWELVE (12) MONTHS IMMEDIATELY PRECEDING THE DATE OF THE CLAIM OR ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS, WHICHEVER IS GREATER.
THESE LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY ALSO APPLY WITH RESPECT TO DAMAGES INCURRED BY YOU BY REASON OF ANY PRODUCTS OR SERVICES SOLD OR PROVIDED ON ANY REFERENCE SITES OR OTHERWISE BY THIRD PARTIES OTHER THAN JUSTIN.TV AND RECEIVED THROUGH OR ADVERTISED ON THE JUSTIN.TV PLATFORM OR RECEIVED THROUGH ANY REFERENCE SITES.
YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT JUSTIN.TV HAS OFFERED ITS PRODUCTS AND SERVICES, SET ITS PRICES, AND ENTERED INTO THESE TERMS IN RELIANCE UPON THE WARRANTY DISCLAIMERS AND THE LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY SET FORTH HEREIN, THAT THE WARRANTY DISCLAIMERS AND THE LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY SET FORTH HEREIN REFLECT A REASONABLE AND FAIR ALLOCATION OF RISK BETWEEN YOU AND JUSTIN.TV, AND THAT THE WARRANTY DISCLAIMERS AND THE LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY SET FORTH HEREIN FORM AN ESSENTIAL BASIS OF THE BARGAIN BETWEEN YOU AND JUSTIN.TV. JUSTIN.TV WOULD NOT BE ABLE TO PROVIDE THE JUSTIN.TV PLATFORM TO YOU ON AN ECONOMICALLY REASONABLE BASIS WITHOUT THESE LIMITATIONS.
CERTAIN JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN DAMAGES. IF YOU RESIDE IS SUCH A JURISDICTION, SOME OR ALL OF THE ABOVE DISCLAIMERS, EXCLUSIONS, OR LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU, AND YOU MAY HAVE ADDITIONAL RIGHTS. THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS OF WARRANTIES, REMEDIES OR LIABILITY CONTAINED IN THIS TERMS OF SERVICE APPLY TO YOU TO THE FULLEST EXTENT SUCH LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS ARE PERMITTED UNDER THE LAWS OF THE JURISDICTION WHERE YOU ARE LOCATED.
You agree to comply with all export laws and restrictions and regulations of the United States Department of Commerce or other United States or other sovereign agency or authority, and not to export, or allow the export or re-export of any software, technical data or any direct product thereof in violation of any such restrictions, laws or regulations, or unless and until all required licenses and authorizations are obtained with respect to the countries specified in the applicable United States Export Administration Regulations (or any successor supplement or regulations). The transfer of certain technical data and commodities may require a license from an agency of the United States government and/or written assurances by you that you will not export such software, technical data or commodities to certain foreign countries without prior approval of such agency. Your rights under this Terms of Service are contingent on your compliance with this provision.
Justin.tv may provide you with notices, including those regarding changes to Justin.tv's terms and conditions, by email, regular mail or postings on the Justin.tv Service. Notice will be deemed given twenty-four hours after email is sent, unless Justin.tv is notified that the email address is invalid. Alternatively, we may give you legal notice by mail to a postal address, if provided by you through the Justin.tv Service. In such case, notice will be deemed given three days after the date of mailing. Notice posted on the Justin.tv Service is deemed given 30 days following the initial posting.
The failure of Justin.tv to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms will not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. Any waiver of any provision of these Terms will be effective only if in writing and signed by Justin.tv.
These Terms will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law.
You agree that any action at law or in equity arising out of or relating to these Terms or Justin.tv will be filed only in the state or federal courts in and for Santa Clara County, California, and you hereby consent and submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of such courts for the purposes of litigating any such action.
If any provision of these Terms or any Guidelines is held to be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision will be limited or eliminated from these Terms to the minimum extent necessary and will not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.
These Terms and related Guidelines, and any rights and licenses granted hereunder, may not be transferred or assigned by you, but may be assigned by Justin.tv without restriction. Any assignment attempted to be made in violation of this Terms of Service shall be void.
Upon termination of these Terms, any provision which, by its nature or express terms should survive, will survive such termination or expiration, including, but not limited to, sections 5, 6.4, 6.5, and 7-17.
The heading references herein are for convenience purposes only, do not constitute a part of these Terms, and will not be deemed to limit or affect any of the provisions hereof.
This is the entire agreement between you and Justin.tv relating to the subject matter herein and will not be modified except in writing, signed by both parties, or by a change to these Terms or Guidelines made by Justin.tv as set forth in section 4 above.
YOU AND JUSTIN.TV AGREE THAT ANY CAUSE OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THE JUSTIN.TV PLATFORM MUST COMMENCE WITHIN ONE (1) YEAR AFTER THE CAUSE OF ACTION ACCRUES. OTHERWISE, SUCH CAUSE OF ACTION IS PERMANENTLY BARRED.
The services are offered by Justin.tv, Inc., located at: 225 Bush Street, 6th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94104 and email: help@Justin.tv. If you are a California resident, you may have this same information emailed to you by sending a letter to the foregoing address with your email address and a request for this information.
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