Effective: 1 July 2010
Welcome to RightsDirect.com. If you use this web site, you accept these terms and conditions of use. Please read them carefully.
This Web site, including all of its features and content (the “Web Site”) is a service made available by RightsDirect, Hoogoorddreef 9,
- LIMITED LICENSE TO USE WEB SITE.
- LIMITATIONS ON USE
The Materials on this Web Site are only for your personal use or, as applicable, for the internal use of your employer, and they are not for commercial exploitation (for example, by resale to others or by republication to the public). Further, you may not decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble, rent, lease, loan, sell, sublicense, or create derivative works from this Web Site or from the Materials. Nor may you use any network monitoring or discovery software to determine the site architecture, or extract information about usage, individual identities or users. You may not use any robot, spider, other automatic software or device, or manual process to monitor our Web Site or the Materials without RightsDirect’s prior written permission; please notify us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will be pleased to consider your request for special permission. You may not use the Materials in any way that harms RightsDirect, our employees, directors, parent organization or other representatives, our participating rightsholders or users, or any other third party. You may not use the Web Site as a destination linked from any unsolicited bulk or commercial messages (spam).
- EXPORT CONTROL
Any unauthorized use of this Web Site or the Materials is prohibited. You acknowledge that U.S. export control laws and regulations apply to this Web Site (which is based on a server located in the U.S.), including the Export Administration Regulations of the U.S. Department of Commerce, which prohibit the export or re-export of products and technology to certain countries and persons. You agree to comply strictly with all U.S. export laws, regulations and orders, and assume sole responsibility for obtaining any required licenses to export or re-export products or technology.
- NOT LEGAL ADVICE
- INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
- LINKING TO THIS WEB SITE
- LICENSE OF YOUR OWN MATERIALS FOR USE ON THIS WEB SITE AND THIRD PARTY SITES
By uploading content to or submitting ay materials for use on this Web Site (other than for licensing through an applicable RightsDirect license service, which arrangement must be made by separate agreement), you do not convey any ownership in these materials to RightsDirect but grant (and promise that you are entitled to grant) to RightsDirect a perpetual, worldwide, royalty-free, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license (with right to sublicense) to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, publicly perform, publicly display, digitally display and digitally perform, translate, create derivative works from and distribute these materials or incorporate these materials into any form, medium or technology now known or later developed throughout the universe, provided that RightsDirect and its sublicensees use such materials in a manner consistent with RightsDirect’s general business. In addition to the foregoing, you acknowledge that the terms of any third party Web site accessible through this Web Site may require you to provide information or grant licenses to the owner of such site or to other third parties as a condition of using such third party site and you acknowledge that RightsDirect has no responsibility for and assumes no liability whatsoever in connection with your use of any such site or the use of your materials by any such third party. You agree that you shall have no recourse against RightsDirect for any alleged or actual infringement, misappropriation or other violation of any proprietary right in your communications to us or any other materials or content you upload or submit to this Web Site or to any third party Web site.
- NO SOLICITATION
You agree that you will not distribute on or through this Web Site any content or material containing any advertising, promotion, solicitation for goods, services or funds or solicitation for others to become members of any enterprise or organization without the express written permission of RightsDirect. In no event may any person or entity solicit anyone with data retrieved from this Web Site.
- ERRORS AND CORRECTIONS
RightsDirect does not promise that this Web Site or the Materials are or will be error-free, or free of viruses or other harmful components, that defects will be corrected or that it or they will always be accessible. RightsDirect does not promise that the Materials are or will be correct, accurate, timely, or otherwise reliable. RightsDirect may make improvements and/or changes to its features, functionality or Materials at any time.
- THIRD PARTY CONTENT
Third party content may be accessible by way of links from this Web Site. RightsDirect is not responsible for and assumes no liability for any infringement, mistakes, misstatements of law, defamation, slander, libel, omissions, falsehood, obscenity, pornography or profanity in the statements, opinions, representations or anything else contained in, or for any other injury or damage caused by any third party content accessible through this Web Site. You understand that the information and opinions in the third party content are not endorsed by, and do not necessarily reflect the opinions or beliefs of, RightsDirect or any of its employees, directors, parent or other representatives.
- ATTORNEY ETHICS NOTICE
If you are an attorney participating in any aspect of this Web Site you acknowledge that the Rules of Professional Conduct of the jurisdictions where you are licensed (“Rules”) apply to all aspects of your participation and you agree that you will abide by those Rules. Those Rules include, but are not limited to, the rules relating to advertising, solicitation of clients, unauthorized practice of law and misrepresentations of fact. RightsDirect disclaims all responsibility for your compliance with those Rules. You further agree and acknowledge that, when you participate in any area on this Web Site, you will not offer legal advice, but will only provide general information.
- LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
- THIRD PARTY RIGHTS
The provisions of paragraphs 12 (Disclaimer), 13 (Limitation of Liability) and 14 (Indemnification) are for the benefit of RightsDirect and of each of the other persons listed in paragraph 14. You agree that each of these individuals or entities has the right to assert and enforce those provisions directly against you on his, her or its own behalf.
- UNLAWFUL ACTIVITY
- REMEDIES FOR VIOLATIONS
- GOVERNING LAW AND JURISDICTION
- ADDITIONAL TERMS
- SEVERABILITY OF PROVISIONS