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Terms of service
Last Updated: June 23, 2017
**PLEASE READ THIS DOCUMENT CAREFULLY.
Sandbox Platform, Inc. ("Sandbox Platform," "SeriesGT," "we," "our," or "us") offers an online video sharing platform, social network, search engine and community through its website located at SeriesGT.com and other Sandbox Platform-operated sites (collectively, the "Sandbox Platform"), mobile applications, connected TV applications, and other online services (collectively and including the SeriesGT website, the "Sandbox Platform Services"). By registering as a member or by using any of the Sandbox Platform Services in any way, you accept these Terms of Service ("Agreement"), which forms a binding agreement between you and Sandbox Platform. If you do not wish to be bound by this Agreement, do not use any of the Sandbox Platform Service. **
- 1. Who May Use the Sandbox Platform Service
- 2. License to Use the Sandbox Platform Services
- 3. Privacy
- 4. Membership
- 5. Term and Termination; Account Deletion
- 6. Content Restrictions
- 7. Code of Conduct
- 8. Licenses Granted by You
- 9. Your Representations and Warranties
- 10. Indemnification
- 11. Third Party Copyrights and Other Rights
- 12. Disclaimers
- 13. Limitation of Liability
- 14. Compliance Notice Pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 2257
- 15. General Provisions
AGE REQUIREMENT: You must be at least 3 years old to use the Sandbox Platform Services. If you are at least 13, but are still a minor (this depends on where you live), you must have your parent or legal guardian's permission to use the Sandbox Platform Services. Please have him or her read this Agreement with you.
NOTICE TO PARENTS AND GUARDIANS: By granting your child permission to use the Sandbox Platform Services, you agree to the terms of this Agreement on behalf of your child. You are responsible for monitoring and supervising your child's use of the Sandbox Platform Services. If your child is using the Sandbox Platform Services and is either under 13 or does not have your permission, please contact us immediately so that we can disable his or her access. If you have questions about whether the Sandbox Platform Services are appropriate for your child, please review our Frequently Asked Questions or contact us.
WARNING: Even if you are old enough to use the Sandbox Platform Services and/or have your parent's or guardian's permission, some of the content available within the Sandbox Platform Services may not be appropriate for you. Some content may contain "R-rated" material, nudity, profanity, and mature subject matter. If you are under 18, do not view such content.
LICENSE: Sandbox Platform grants you a limited, non-exclusive license to access and use the Sandbox Platform Services for your own personal, non-commercial purposes. This includes the right to view content available on the Sandbox Platform Services. This license is personal to you and may not be assigned or sublicensed to anyone else.
COMMERCIAL USE: You may not use the Sandbox Platform Services for commercial purposes unless:
- You are a small-scale independent production company, non-profit, or artist, in which case you may use the Sandbox Platform Service to showcase or promote your own creative works. Please make sure to follow the Sandbox Platform Guidelines.
If you sell any content posted on Sandbox Platform Services directly to users other than through Sandbox Platform Video On Demand or any of our services, such usage will be deemed an "Application" under our API Terms (whether you use our API or not) and will be subject to our API Terms.
RESTRICTIONS: Except as expressly permitted by Sandbox Platform in writing, you will not scrape, reproduce, redistribute, sell, create derivative works from, decompile, reverse engineer, or disassemble the Sandbox Platform Services or any source code therein. Nor will you attempt to circumvent any of Sandbox Platform's technical measures or take any measures to interfere with or damage the Sandbox Platform Services. All rights not expressly granted by Sandbox Platform are reserved.
MOBILE APP: Your use of the Sandbox Platform Services through one of our mobile applications is also subject to our Mobile App Addendum.
- What information we may collect about you;
- What we use that information for; and
- With whom we share that information.
REGISTRATION: To fully use the Sandbox Platform Services, you must register as a member by providing a user name, password, and valid email address, in some services we may need other information such as Full Name, Street Adress, and other valid information as in your Identification Card . You must provide complete and accurate registration information to Sandbox Platform and notify us if your information changes. If you are a business, government, or non-profit entity, the person whose email address is associated with the account must have the authority to bind the entity to this Agreement.
USER NAME: We encourage you to use your real name. If you are a business, government, or non-profit entity, you MUST use the actual name of your organization. You may not use someone else's name, a name that violates any third party right, or a name that is obscene or otherwise objectionable.
ACCOUNT SECURITY: You are responsible for all activity that occurs under your account, including any activity by authorized or unauthorized users. You must not allow others to use your account credentials and you must safeguard the confidentiality of those credentials. If you are using a computer that others have access to, you must log out of your account after using the Sandbox Platform Services. If you become aware of an unauthorized access to your account, you must change your password and notify us immediately.
TERM: This Agreement begins on the date you first use the Sandbox Platform Services and continues as long as you have an account with us.
TERMINATION FOR BREACH: Sandbox Platform may suspend, disable, or delete your account (or any part thereof) or block or remove any content you submitted if Sandbox Platform determines that you have violated any provision of this Agreement or that your conduct or content would tend to damage Sandbox Platform's reputation and goodwill. If Sandbox Platform deletes your account for the foregoing reasons, you may not re-register for the Sandbox Platform Services. Sandbox Platform may block your email address, Internet protocol address or take any other action to prevent further registration.
EFFECT OF TERMINATION/ACCOUNT DELETION: Upon termination, all licenses granted by Sandbox Platform will terminate. Sections 6 and 11 though 16 shall survive termination. In the event of account deletion for any reason, content that you submitted may no longer be available. Sandbox Platform shall not be responsible for the loss of such content.
You may not upload, post, or transmit (collectively, "submit") any video, image, text, audio recording, or other work (collectively, "content") that:
- Infringes any third party's copyrights or other rights unless the original owner is compensated in return (e.g., trademark, privacy rights, etc.);
- Contains sexually explicit content or pornography (provided, however, that non-sexual nudity is permitted);
- Contains hateful, defamatory, or discriminatory content or incites hatred against any individual or group;
- Exploits minors;
- Depicts unlawful acts or extreme violence;
- Depicts animal cruelty or extreme violence towards animals;
- Promotes fraudulent or dubious business schemes; or
- Violates any law.
All videos you submit must also comply with the Sandbox Platform Guidelines, which are incorporated into this Agreement.
In using the Sandbox Platform Services, you must behave in a civil and respectful manner at all times. Further, you will not:
- Act in a deceptive manner by, among other things, impersonating any person;
- Harass or stalk any other person;
- Harm or exploit minors;
- Distribute "spam";
- Collect information about others; or
- Advertise or solicit others to purchase any product or service within the Sandbox Platform Site (unless you are an official Sandbox Platform partner or advertiser and have a written agreement with Sandbox Platform).
Sandbox Platform has the right, but not the obligation, to monitor all conduct on and content submitted to the Sandbox Platform Services.
LICENSE TO SANDBOX PLATFORM: As between you and Sandbox Platform, you own the video content ("videos") that you submit to the Sandbox Platform Services. By submitting a video, you grant Sandbox Platform and its affiliates a limited, worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free license and right to copy, transmit, distribute, publicly perform and display (through all media now known or hereafter created), and make derivative works from your video for the purpose of (i) displaying the video within the Sandbox Platform Services; (ii) displaying the video on third party websites and applications through a video embed or Sandbox Platform's API subject to your video privacy choices; (iii) allowing other users to play, download, and embed on third party websites the video, subject to your video privacy choices; (iii) promoting the Sandbox Platform Services, provided that you have made the video publicly available; and (iv) archiving or preserving the video for disputes, legal proceedings, or investigations.
LICENSE TO OTHER USERS: You further grant all users of the Sandbox Platform Services permission to view your videos for their personal, non-commercial purposes. This includes the right to copy and make derivative works from the videos solely to the extent necessary to view the videos. The foregoing licenses are in addition to any license you may decide to grant (e.g., a Creative Commons license).
DURATION OF LICENSES: The above licenses will continue unless and until you remove your videos from the Sandbox Platform Services, in which case the licenses will terminate within a commercially reasonable period of time. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the license for legal archival/preservation purposes will continue indefinitely. Please note that removed videos may be cached in search engine indices after removal and that Sandbox Platform has no control over such caching.
8.2 Non-video Content
As between you and Sandbox Platform, you own all non-video content that you submit to the Sandbox Platform Services. You grant Sandbox Platform and its affiliates a worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free license and right to copy, transmit, distribute, publicly perform and display (through all media now known or hereafter created), and make derivative works from your non-video content. In addition, you waive any so-called "moral rights" in your non-video content. You further grant all users of the Sandbox Platform Services permission to view your non-video content for their personal, non-commercial purposes. If you make suggestions to Sandbox Platform on improving or adding new features to the Sandbox Platform Services, Sandbox Platform shall have the right to use your suggestions without any compensation to you.
For each piece of content that you submit, you represent and warrant that: (i) you have the right to submit the content to Sandbox Platform and grant the licenses set forth above; (ii) Sandbox Platform will not need to obtain licenses from any third party or pay royalties to any third party; (iii) the content does not infringe any third party's rights, including intellectual property rights and privacy rights; and (iv) the content complies with this Agreement and all applicable laws.
You will indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Sandbox Platform and its affiliates, directors, officers, employees, and agents, from and against all third party actions that: (i) arise from your activities on the Sandbox Platform Services; (ii) assert a violation by you of any term of this Agreement; or (iii) assert that any content you submitted to Sandbox Platform violates any law or infringes any third party right, including any intellectual property or privacy right.
Sandbox Platform respects the intellectual property rights of others. If you believe that your copyright has been infringed, please send us a notice as set forth in our Copyright and DMCA Policy, which is incorporated into this Agreement. For other intellectual property claims, please send us a notice at legal[at]seriesgt[dot]com.
Sandbox Platform reserves the right to modify the Sandbox Platform Services. You are responsible for providing your own access (e.g., computer, mobile device, Internet connection, etc.) to the Sandbox Platform Services. Sandbox Platform has no obligation to screen or monitor any content and does not guarantee that any content available on the Sandbox Platform Services complies with this Agreement or is suitable for all users.
Sandbox Platform provides the Sandbox Platform Services on an "as is" and "as available" basis. You therefore use the Sandbox Platform Services at your own risk. Sandbox Platform expressly disclaims any and all warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, including, but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, and any other warranty that might arise under any law. Without limiting the foregoing, Sandbox Platform makes no representations or warranties:
- That the Sandbox Platform Services will be permitted in your jurisdiction;
- That the Sandbox Platform Service will be uninterrupted or error-free;
- Concerning any content submitted by any member;
- Concerning any third party's use of content that you submit;
- That any content you submit will be made available on the Sandbox Platform Services or will be stored by Sandbox Platform;
- That the Sandbox Platform Services will meet your business or professional needs;
- That Sandbox Platform will continue to support any particular feature of the Sandbox Platform Services; or
- Concerning sites and resources outside of the Sandbox Platform Services, even if linked to from the Sandbox Platform Services.
To the extent any disclaimer or limitation of liability does not apply, all applicable express, implied, and statutory warranties will be limited in duration to a period of thirty (30) days after the date on which you first used the Sandbox Platform Services, and no warranties shall apply after such period.
To the fullest extent permitted by law: (i) Sandbox Platform shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential, or exemplary damages, including but not limited to damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data or other intangible losses; and (ii) Sandbox Platform's total liability to you shall not exceed the amounts paid by you to Sandbox Platform over the twelve (12) months preceding your claim(s).
All pictures, graphics, videos, and other visual media displayed on the Sandbox Platform Services are exempt from 18 U.S.C. § 2257 and 28 C.F.R. 75 because they do not consist of depictions of conduct as specifically listed in 18 U.S.C. § 2256 (2) (A) - (D), but are merely, at most, depictions of non-sexually explicit nudity, or are depictions of simulated sexual conduct, or are otherwise exempt because the visual depictions were created prior to July 3, 1995. Sandbox Platform is not the primary producer of the visual content contained in the Sandbox Platform Services.
GOVERNING LAW: This Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the State of New York, United States of America, without regard to principles of conflicts of law. The Uniform Commercial Code, the Uniform Computer Information Transaction Act, and the United Nations Convention of Controls for International Sale of Goods shall not apply.
INTERPRETATION; SEVERABILITY; WAIVER; REMEDIES: Headings are for convenience only and shall not be used to construe the terms of this Agreement. If any term of this Agreement is found invalid or unenforceable by any court of competent jurisdiction, that term will be severed from this Agreement. No failure or delay by Sandbox Platform in exercising any right hereunder will waive any further exercise of that right. Sandbox Platform's rights and remedies hereunder are cumulative and not exclusive.
NOTICES: You consent to receive all communications including notices, agreements, disclosures, or other information from Sandbox Platform electronically. Sandbox Platform may provide all such communications by email or by posting them on the Sandbox Platform Service. For support-related inquiries, you may contact us. You may send notices of a legal nature to Sandbox Platform at legal[at]seriesgt[dot]com
Nothing herein shall limit Sandbox Platform's right to object to subpoenas, claims, or other demands.
MODIFICATION: This Agreement may be modified at any time by Sandbox Platform.
This Agreement constitutes the entire understanding between Sandbox Platform and you concerning the subject matter hereof and supersedes all prior agreements and understandings regarding the same. Notwithstanding the foregoing, this Agreement does not govern any use of Sandbox Platform's application protocol interface (API), which is governed by our API Agreement.
END OF DOCUMENT. Have a nice day.