Terms & Conditions - V 1.0 - 15th August 2018
Please read these Terms & Conditions carefully before using the Broadcaster Panel website or any of the other platform (as defined below),
as they affect your legal rights and obligations.
If you do not agree to be bound by all of these terms & conditions, do not use the platform.
Broadcaster Panel ebva ("Broadcaster Panel", "BCP", "we", "our" or "us"), Kiezelweg 121, 3540 Herk-de-Stad, Belgium, company registration number BE0xxxxxxxx, provides access to the Broadcaster Panel website, at the URL www.broadcasterpanel.com and related URLs (the "Website"), and all current and future services, software and data accessed via the Website, including the Broadcaster Panel widgets and the Broadcaster Panel API (the "Services"). The Website and the Services are referred to together in these Terms & Conditions as the "Platform".
These Terms & Conditions govern your use of the Platform. They apply solely to the Platform and not to any other website or any offline activities of Broadcaster Panel (unless stated). By accessing or using the Platform (including but not limited to accepting, uploading, submitting or downloading any information or content from or to the Website and/or use of the Services) you agree to be bound by these Terms & Conditions.
1. Changes to the Platform and the Terms & Conditions
We reserve the right to add, delete or amend parts of these Terms & Conditions at our sole discretion and at any time without prior notice to you. It is important for you to refer to these Terms & Conditions from time to time to make sure that you are aware of any changes that we may have made. By continuing to use the Platform you are agreeing to be bound by the revised Terms & Conditions.
2. Description of Website and the Services
Access to the Platform currently provides users with access to the Services and further online tools and resources such as audio, personalised content, social features and targeted advertising messages. The Platform enables you to upload, share and discover audio and personalised content with all other users on the Platform. Unless otherwise stated, any new features or tools which are added to the Website and/or the Services are subject to these Terms & Conditions. It is possible that these Terms & Conditions and a separate end user licence or similar agreement may apply to a bespoke service or product offered by Broadcaster Panel. In this case, these Terms & Conditions will also apply to any licence or similar agreement, unless stated otherwise in the relevant licence or other agreement. We may add, amend or remove any aspect of the Website and/or the Services at any time without notice. We may also impose limits on certain features and/or restrict access to parts of or all of the Platform without notice or liability to you or any third party.
In order to use the Website, you must obtain access to the Internet and pay any service fees associated with such access. In addition, you must provide all equipment necessary to make such connection to the Internet, including a computer and modem or other access device.
3. Intellectual Property Ownership and License
Copyrights, trademark rights, database rights, design rights and any and all other intellectual property and other rights relating to the Platform existing now or in the future (including but not limited to computer programs, source and object code, documentation, software graphics, text, images, designs, videos, animations, databases, logos, domain names, trade names and trade identities - collectively referred to as the "Content") are the property of Broadcaster Panel, its subsidiaries, affiliates and/or licensors.
The Content does not include User Submissions (as defined below) or any other content owned by and submitted by users to the Broadcaster Panel Platform.
Unless expressly granted in writing by Broadcaster Panel, no rights in or to the Content except those expressly set forth within these Terms & Conditions are granted to you.
The copying, reproduction, re-arrangement, sale, leasing, renting, lending, distribution, redistribution, modification or adaptation, downloading, sideloading, exchanging, creating of derivative works, uploading, posting, transmitting, communication to the public or publication by you, directly or indirectly, of the Content, including the removal or alteration of advertising, except pursuant to the express limited grant of rights hereunder, is strictly prohibited. You agree to abide by any and all additional notices, information or restrictions in respect of the Platform contained in any part of the Website and/or Services. Exploiting any part of the Platform for a purpose that is not permitted by these Terms & Conditions is expressly prohibited without prior written permission from Broadcaster Panel or the applicable intellectual property rights holder as identified on the Website.
Subject to your strict compliance with these Terms & Conditions, Broadcaster Panel grants you a limited, personal, non-exclusive, non-commercial, revocable, non-assignable and non-transferable licence to:
- listen to audio streamed from Radio Websites hosted by Broadcaster Panel ;
- Stations can submit or upload audio, images and other content to the Website strictly as permitted in accordance with these Terms & Conditions and any other terms posted on the Website;
- embed Broadcaster Panel widgets on your personal website, blog or social network profile pages for non-commercial and private use only; and
- participate in the Broadcaster Panel social features and communicate with other members of the Broadcaster Panel community; You may not embed or otherwise exploit Broadcaster Panel widgets for commercial gain (which includes, for example and without limitation, selling advertising on your site or otherwise monetising any element of your site which contains a Broadcaster Panel widget). Broadcaster Panel alone shall be responsible for determining, in its discretion, whether any use of a Broadcaster Panel widget constitutes commercial use in each individual case.
4. Links and Third Party Content
Broadcaster Panel or third parties may provide links on the Platform to other sites or content ("Other Sites"). Broadcaster Panel has no control over such Other Sites or content, and therefore makes no claim or representation regarding, and expressly disclaims responsibility for, the accuracy, quality, legality, nature, availability or reliability of Other Sites or content linked to by the Platform. The Platform provides links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link on the Platform does not imply our affiliation, endorsement, or adoption of the linked site or any information therein. Access and use of Other Sites, including the information, material, products and services on Other Sites and/or available through Other Sites, is solely at your own risk. When you leave the Platform, our Terms & Conditions no longer govern. You should review applicable Terms & Conditions, including the privacy and data gathering practices, of any Other Sites.
In addition, third party advertisers or commercial partners may offer goods, services and other materials to you on the Platform. Your correspondence and business dealings with others found on or through the Platform and any terms, conditions, warranties and representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and the relevant third party. Broadcaster Panel will not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings or the offering of such products, services, and other Content on or through the Platform. Descriptions of, or references to, products, services or publications on the Platform do not imply endorsement of that product, service or publication.
5. Our Linking and Widget Policy
You may include links to the Website or include widgets in any website under the following criteria:
- You may link to, but not replicate, the Content;
- You must not imply that Broadcaster Panel or the Platform are endorsing or sponsoring your website or its products, unless Broadcaster Panel has given its prior written consent;
- You must not present false information about Broadcaster Panel or its products or services;
- You must not use any Broadcaster Panel Content or Services except as expressly permitted in these Terms & Conditions or without prior permission from Broadcaster Panel;
- The website must not contain content that is illegal, obscene or defamatory, or that could be construed as distasteful, offensive or controversial;
- The website must not support, endorse or encourage piracy or the unauthorised exploitation of intellectual property rights.
By linking to or embedding a widget in a third party website, you agree that you do and will continue to comply with the above linking and embedding requirements. We reserve the right to deny permission to link to the Website or embed widgets for any reason in our sole and absolute discretion.
Broadcaster Panel widgets are designed to enable our users to share Broadcaster Panel with their friends. You are strictly prohibited from using any of the Broadcaster Panel widgets for any form of commercial use, unless with prior written consent from Broadcaster Panel.
If you are the operator of a commercial website and would like to include Broadcaster Panel widgets in your website, or if you would like to use the widgets for commercial purposes, please contact us by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Broadcaster Panel reserves the right to remove links or to block Broadcaster Panel widgets at any time and for any reason in its absolute discretion.
6. Prohibited Uses
- As a condition of your use of the Platform, you will not use the Platform for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms & Conditions. Access to the Platform from territories where their access or use thereof is illegal is strictly prohibited. You are responsible for complying with all local rules, laws, and regulations including, without limitation, rules about intellectual property rights, the Internet, technology, data, electronic mail, or privacy. You further agree not to engage in the unauthorized sharing of sound recordings with other users of the Broadcaster Panel Platform, including, but not limited to, the sharing of some or all of the individual sound recordings embodied in any audio content available on the Broadcaster Panel Platform, or the individual sound recordings comprising a piece of audio content.
- Any use by you of the Platform other than for private, non-commercial use is strictly prohibited. You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, trade, resell, distribute or exploit, any portion of the Platform, use of the Platform, access to the Platform, or Content obtained or available through the Platform, for any purpose other than for your personal, private, non-commercial purposes.
- You agree not to defame, harass, abuse, threaten, stalk or defraud users of the Platform, or collect, or attempt to collect, personal information about users or third parties without their consent.
- You agree not to intentionally interfere with or damage, impair or disable the operation of the Platform or any user’s enjoyment of it, by any means, including but not limited to uploading or otherwise disseminating viruses, worms, spyware, adware or other malicious code.
- You agree not to remove, circumvent, disable, damage or otherwise interfere with any security-related features of the Platform, including but not limited to any features that prevent or restrict the use or copying of any content accessible through the Platform, or features that enforce limitations on the use of the Platform.
- You agree not to attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Platform, or any part of it, other accounts, computer systems or networks connected to the Platform, or any part of it, through hacking, password mining or any other means or interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Platform or any activities conducted on the Platform.
- You agree not to obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available through the Platform. You agree neither to modify the Platform in any manner or form, nor to use modified versions of the Platform, including, without limitation, for the purpose of obtaining unauthorized access to the Platform.
- You agree that you will not use any robot, spider, scraper, or other automated means to access the Platform for any purpose without our express written permission or bypass our robot exclusion headers or other measures we may use to prevent or restrict access to the Platform.
- You agree not to utilize framing techniques to enclose any trademark, logo, or other Content without our express written consent. You agree not to use any meta tags or any other "hidden text" utilizing Broadcaster Panel’s name or trademarks without our express written consent.
- You will promptly remove any links that Broadcaster Panel finds objectionable in its sole discretion. You agree not to use any Broadcaster Panel logos, graphics, or trademarks as part of the link without our express consent.
- You agree not to make unsolicited offers, advertisements, proposals, or send junk mail or spam to other users of the Platform. This includes, but is not limited to, unsolicited advertising, promotional materials or other solicitation material, bulk mailing of commercial advertising, chain mail, informational announcements, charity requests, and petitions for signatures.
- You agree not to reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble or otherwise attempt to discover the source code of the Platform or any part thereof, except and only to the extent that such activity is expressly permitted by applicable law notwithstanding this limitation.
- You agree not to modify, adapt, translate or create derivative works based upon the Platform or any part thereof, except and only to the extent that such activity is expressly permitted by applicable law notwithstanding this limitation.
- You agree not to remove, circumvent, disable, damage or otherwise interfere with any security-related features of the Broadcaster Panel Platform, features that prevent or restrict the use or copying of any content accessible through the Broadcaster Panel Platform, or features that enforce limitations on the use of the Broadcaster Panel Platform. The Broadcaster Panel Platform contains programming limitations that are enforced through technical measures adopted by Broadcaster Panel, and any efforts to disable or defeat those efforts for the purpose of violating any provisions of the statutory licenses set forth in Sections 112 and 114 of the U.S. Copyright Act is strictly prohibited.
- Programming Limitations. By using the Broadcaster Panel Platform, you agree to the following programming limitations, noncompliance with which will result in Broadcaster Panel’s removal of applicable content from public access and commencement of steps under its Repeat Infringer Policy, including terminating your right to use the Broadcaster Panel Platform: (a) No more than 3 songs from one album (and no more than 2 consecutively), (b) No more than 4 songs from one recording artist (and no more than 3 consecutively), (c) No more than 4 songs from one compilation (and no more than 3 consecutively). All tracklist names, titles and metadata must be accurately identified, and you may not deliberately seek to misidentify any such information. Only songs that have been lawfully disseminated under the authority of the copyright owner may be included in a upload. In addition song names may not be included in the title or description of content, whether on the Broadcaster Panel Platform or on third party websites
- You represent, warrant and agree that you will comply with the above acceptable use requirements. Broadcaster Panel reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate any user’s account or take such other action as Broadcaster Panel sees fit in relation to any user who partakes in any of Broadcaster Panel’s prohibited uses or in breach of any of the other terms set forth herein. In extreme cases or as required by law or regulation, Broadcaster Panel reserves the right to take court action and/or report users to the relevant authorities.
7. User Accounts, Additional Terms, End User License Agreements
In order to access some features of the Platform, you will have to create an account. You agree that the information you provide to Broadcaster Panel upon 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. You acknowledge, consent and agree that Broadcaster Panel may access, preserve and disclose your account information if required to do so by law or in a good faith belief that such access preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to:
- comply with legal processes;
- enforce these Terms & Conditions;
- respond to a claim that any information submitted by a user violates the rights of third parties;
- respond to your requests for customer service; or
- protect the rights, property or personal safety of Broadcaster Panel, its users and the public.
In some instances, these Terms & Conditions and separate end user licence agreements or terms & conditions that set forth additional conditions may apply to Services or products offered via the Website. To the extent there is a conflict between these Terms & Conditions and the terms of any applicable end user licence or similar agreement, the end user licence or similar agreement will apply, unless the additional conditions expressly state that these Terms & Conditions apply. In cases where there are no additional terms or conditions stated for any such registrations, services or products, these Terms & Conditions will apply.
Broadcaster Panel may decide to run competitions, promotions, prize draws and other opportunities on the Website and these will be governed by a separate set of terms and conditions. These terms and conditions can be found below, unless otherwise stated on the specific competition page. It is your responsibility to read those terms and conditions for details about the terms that shall apply and any eligibility requirements.
9.1 Competition terms
- From time to time Broadcaster Panel will hold competitions on the Platform.
- By entering one or all of the competitions you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions.
- Details of how to enter, who the competition is open to and the deadline shall be found on the competition page itself.
- All entrants must be over the age of 18, unless otherwise stated.
- All entries must be received by the deadline date which can be found on the respective competition page.
- Each entrant irrevocably grants to Broadcaster Panel and its associated companies the exclusive, non-transferable, worldwide and free of charge and of royalty, rights to use, develop, adapt and market all or any of the User Submissions submitted by the entrant in the competition.
- There shall be no purchase necessary for any of our competitions unless otherwise stated on the competition page.
- Each entrant consents to Broadcaster Panel the right to pass on the entrant’s name and email address to the third party competition partners (whose names are stated on the competition page).
- All winners shall be notified by email (unless otherwise stated) at our discretion following the deadline date. The adjudicator’s decision is final.
- All prizes described for each competition will be those available as at the date of publication. However any prizes which are donated by third parties are subject to those third parties honoring their prize and shall be subject to the third party’s terms and conditions.
- Prizes are non transferable unless stated on the competition page and there shall be no cash alternatives.
- Winners may be required to participate in publicity with either Broadcaster Panel or the third party prize donors or both.
Broadcaster Panel accepts no liability for:
- any loss of prizes including but not limited to any occurrence beyond our control;
- any lost, late, misdirected, illegible or inaudible entry;
- any third party prize donor not honoring their prize; or
- any technical, network,
- electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions of any kind, or inaccurate transmission of or failure to receive any entry or information by Broadcaster Panel on account of including but not limited to technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or any combination.
- We reserve the right to terminate or modify any or all of the competitions at any time and at our sole discretion.
- By entering any or all of the competitions you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions.
10. Copyrights and Copyright Agents
Broadcaster Panel aims to respect the intellectual property rights of others. If you believe that your work (or the work of a third party on whose behalf you are entitled to act) has been copied, used, or made available on or through the Broadcaster Panel Website in a way that constitutes copyright infringement of your intellectual property, please provide our copyright agent with a copyright infringement notice ("Notice") which should include the following written information:
- a statement that you have identified material on the Website which infringes your copyright (or infringes the copyright of a third party on whose behalf you are entitled to act, if applicable);
- identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single Notice, a representative list of such works at that site;
- identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit Broadcaster Panel to locate the material (e.g. a URL and/or screen shot);
- your full name, email address, postal address and telephone number on which you can be contacted;
- a statement by you that you have 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 by you that the information in the Notice is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the exclusive right that is allegedly infringed; and
- a physical or electronic signature (which may be a scanned copy) of a person authorized to act on behalf of owner of the work that is allegedly infringed.
Broadcaster Panel’s agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement on or regarding the Website can be reached as follows:
By mail:For: Copyright Agent,
Broadcaster Panel evba,
You can use our reporting section to report any copyright infringement.
If you are unsure about your rights in respect of material, or whether there has been an infringement of your rights, we suggest you take legal advice before sending a Notice to Broadcaster Panel.
11. User Submissions
The Platform permits the submission and posting or linking of audio, images, commentary or any other content submitted by you and other users ("User Submissions"), and the hosting, sharing, and/or publishing of such User Submissions. User Submissions are displayed for entertainment and informational purposes only and are not controlled by Broadcaster Panel. Broadcaster Panel makes no representations that it will publish or use your User Submissions in any way and may or may not use your User Submissions in its sole discretion. You understand that whether or not such User Submissions are published, Broadcaster Panel does not guarantee any confidentiality with respect to any User Submissions.
11.2. Grant of Rights
You shall retain all of your ownership rights in your User Submissions. However, by submitting User Submissions to Broadcaster Panel, you hereby grant Broadcaster Panel and its affiliates a non-exclusive, fully paid-up, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, sublicenseable, and transferable license, throughout the universe, to use, reproduce, distribute, modify, adapt, prepare derivative works of, display, perform, and otherwise exploit your User Submissions in connection with the Broadcaster Panel Platform, including, without limitation, for promoting and redistributing part or all of the Platform (and derivative works thereof) in any media formats and through any media channels. You hereby grant Broadcaster Panel and its affiliates and sublicensees the right to use the name that you submit in connection with such User Submission if they choose to do so. You hereby irrevocably waive (and cause to be waived) any claims and assertions of moral rights or attribution with respect to your User Submissions. You also hereby grant to each user of the Platform a non-exclusive license to access your User Submissions through the Platform, and to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display, and perform such User Submissions as permitted by the functionality of the Platform and these Terms & Conditions.
11.3. User Submissions Representations and Warranties
You shall be solely responsible for your own User Submissions and the consequences of posting or publishing them. In connection with User Submissions, you affirm, represent, and/or warrant that: (i) you own, or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions to use and authorize Broadcaster Panel to use all patent, trademark, copyright, or other proprietary rights in and to any and all User Submissions to enable inclusion and use of User Submissions in the manner contemplated by Broadcaster Panel and these Terms & Conditions and to grant the rights and license set forth above, and (ii) your User Submissions, Broadcaster Panel’s use of such User Submissions pursuant to these Terms , and Broadcaster Panel’s exercise of the license rights set forth above, do 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; (b) slander, defame, libel, or invade the right of privacy, publicity or other property rights of any other person; or (c) violate any applicable law or regulation.
11.4. User Submissions Prohibited Uses
In connection with your User Submissions, you further agree that you will not: (i) publish misrepresentations that could damage Broadcaster Panel or any third party; (ii) submit material that is unlawful, defamatory, libellous, slanderous, threatening, pornographic, obscene, vulgar, harassing, harmful, hateful, abusive, racially or ethnically offensive or is otherwise inappropriate; (iii) post advertisements or solicitations of business; (v) impersonate another person or entity or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity; or (v) post User Submissions that would be harmful to minors in any manner.
In any case of violation of any of the above user submission rules and requirements or as required by law or regulation, Broadcaster Panel reserves the right to take court action and/or report users to the relevant authorities, for instance but not limited to when a user submission becomes subject of a copyright infringement note.
12.1. Audio Content
Broadcaster Panel allows you to upload a collection of sound recordings that have been released to the public under the authority of the copyright owners of the sound recordings (the "Audio Content"), and then have that Audio Content streamed through the Broadcaster Panel Platform.You hereby represent and warrant that you have the necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions to use and authorize Broadcaster Panel to reproduce, publicly perform, and otherwise use Audio Content uploaded by you in the manner outlined by Broadcaster Panel and these Terms. You further represent and warrant that you have taken no steps, either directly or indirectly, to intentionally defeat any technological measures implemented by Broadcaster Panel to ensure the compliance with any laws or regulations, including, but not limited to, limitations set forth in Sections 112 and 114 of the United States Copyright Act.
12.2. Audio Content Representations and Warranties
You hereby represent and warrant that when using the Broadcaster Panel Platform for audio streaming, you will not interfere with the streaming mechanism of the Broadcaster Panel Platform, including in any way that interferes with the ability of the Broadcaster Panel Platform to comply with Sections 112 and 114 of the United States Copyright Act, the regulations adopted pursuant thereto or other provisions of the copyright laws of the United States or any other applicable laws and regulations of jurisdictions in which you may be resident. You further represent and warrant that any Audio Content uploaded by you onto the Broadcaster Panel Platform (a) will include the complete and correct titles of the sound recordings (i.e., song names), and featured recording artist names (b) you have not and will not misidentify any metadata for any Audio Content uploaded by you or any other person to the Broadcaster Panel Platform; (c) any Audio Content uploaded by you to the Broadcaster Panel Platform is from a lawfully obtained phonorecord and not from any illegally acquired content, including any content downloaded from unauthorized or illegal peer-to-peer file sharing services; and (d) the Audio Content uploaded to the Broadcaster Panel Platform has been publicly released in the United States under the consent of the copyright owner of the Audio Content (e.g., the Audio Content is not from a bootleg recording or unauthorized remix or recording).
12.3. Content disclaimer
You understand that when using the Broadcaster Panel Platform, you will be exposed to User Submissions and other content (such User Submissions and other content, collectively known as "Content") from a variety of sources, and that Broadcaster Panel is not responsible for the accuracy, integrity, quality, legality, usefulness, safety, or intellectual property rights of or relating to such Content. You further understand and acknowledge that you may be exposed to Content that is 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 Broadcaster Panel with respect thereto. Broadcaster Panel does not endorse any User Submission or other Content or any opinion, recommendation, or advice expressed therein. Under no circumstances will Broadcaster Panel be liable in any way for or in connection with any User Submissions or other Content, including, but not limited to, for any inaccuracies, errors or omissions in any Content, any intellectual property infringement with regard to any Content, or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Content posted, electronically mailed or otherwise displayed or transmitted through the Broadcaster Panel Platform.
12.4. Monitoring Users and Content
You understand that all Content is the sole responsibility of the person from whom such Content originated. This means that you, and not Broadcaster Panel, are entirely responsible for all User Submissions that you upload, post, e-mail, transmit or otherwise make available through the Broadcaster Panel Platform. Broadcaster Panel does not control the Content posted by Users or otherwise made available by other persons and does not have any obligation to monitor such Content for any purpose. If at any time, Broadcaster Panel chooses, in its sole discretion, to monitor Content, Broadcaster Panel nonetheless assumes no responsibility for the Content, no obligation to modify or remove any inappropriate Content, and no responsibility for the conduct of the User submitting any such Content. You acknowledge that Broadcaster Panel may or may not pre-screen User Submissions, but that Broadcaster Panel and its designees shall have the right (but not the obligation) in their sole discretion to pre-screen, refuse, or remove any User Submission that is available via the Broadcaster Panel Platform. Without limiting the foregoing, Broadcaster Panel and its designees may, at any time and without prior notice, remove any User Submission that in the sole judgment of Broadcaster Panel violates these Terms or is otherwise objectionable. You agree that you must evaluate, and bear all risks associated with the use of any User Submissions or other Content, including any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, usefulness or legality of such User Submission or other Content.
12.5. Removal of Content
Broadcaster Panel, its affiliates and other designees shall have the right (but not the obligation) to refuse or remove any Content that is available on the Platform, in whole or in part, at any time for any reason or no reason, with or without notice and with no liability of any kind.
13. Disclaimer of Warranties
THE PLATFORM, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ALL CONTENT, SOFTWARE, AND FUNCTIONS MADE AVAILABLE ON OR ACCESSED THROUGH OR SENT FROM THE WEBSITE, ARE PROVIDED "AS IS," "AS AVAILABLE, " AND "WITH ALL FAULTS." TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY LAW, BROADCASTER PANEL AND ITS AFFILIATES MAKE NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTIES OR ENDORSEMENTS OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER (EXPRESS OR IMPLIED) ABOUT: (A) THE PLATFORM; (B) THE CONTENT AND SOFTWARE ON AND PROVIDED THROUGH THE PLATFORM; (C) THE FUNCTIONS MADE ACCESSIBLE ON OR ACCESSED THROUGH THE PLATFORM; (D) THE MESSAGES, CONTENT AND INFORMATION SENT FROM OR THROUGH THE PLATFORM BY USERS; (E) ANY PRODUCTS OR SERVICES OFFERED VIA THE WEBSITE OR HYPERTEXT LINKS TO THIRD PARTIES; AND/OR (F) THE TREATMENT OF ANY INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIAL OR DATA TRANSMITTED BY USERS TO THE PLATFORM; (G) SECURITY ASSOCIATED WITH THE TRANSMISSION OF SENSITIVE INFORMATION THROUGH THE PLATFORM OR ANY LINKED SITE. BROADCASTER PANEL DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE PLATFORM, ANY OF THE PLATFORM'S FUNCTIONS OR ANY CONTENT CONTAINED THEREIN WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE; THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED; OR THAT THE PLATFORM OR THE SERVERS THAT MAKE THEM AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.
BROADCASTER PANEL DOES NOT WARRANT THAT YOUR ACTIVITIES IN CONNECTION WITH OR USE OF THE PLATFORM ARE LAWFUL IN ANY PARTICULAR JURISDICTION AND, IN ANY EVENT, BROADCASTER PANEL SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS SUCH WARRANTIES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. YOU UNDERSTAND THAT BY USING ANY OF THE FEATURES OF THE PLATFORM, YOU ACT AT YOUR OWN RISK, AND YOU REPRESENT AND WARRANT THAT YOUR ACCESS AND ACTIVITIES ARE LAWFUL IN EVERY JURISDICTION WHERE YOU ACCESS OR USE THE WEBSITE, THE SERVICES OR THE CONTENT. FURTHER, BROADCASTER PANEL AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES AND AFFILIATES DISCLAIM, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, NONINFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND TITLE.
BROADCASTER PANEL, ITS SUBSIDIARIES OR AFFILIATES OR THE DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, OR ANY OTHER REPRESENTATIVES OF EACH OF THEM (COLLECTIVELY, THE "BROADCASTER PANEL ENTITIES AND INDIVIDUALS") SHALL NOT BE LIABLE IN ANY EVENT FOR THE USE OF THE PLATFORM OR ANY OTHER SERVICES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE CONTENT AND ANY ERRORS CONTAINED THEREIN. WHERE ANY JURISDICTIONS LIMIT OR DO NOT ALLOW THE DISCLAIMER OF IMPLIED OR OTHER WARRANTIES AS SET OUT ABOVE, THE DISCLAIMER MAY NOT APPLY TO THE EXTENT THE LAW OF SUCH JURISDICTION IS APPLICABLE TO THIS AGREEMENT. YOU AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE PLATFORM IS ENTIRELY AT YOUR OWN RISK.
14. Disclaimers/Limitation of Liability
WITHOUT LIMITATION OF ANYTHING ELSE SET FORTH IN THESE TERMS & CONDITIONS, YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT BROADCASTER PANEL FURTHER LIMITS ITS LIABILITY IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF THE PLATFORM AS SET FORTH BELOW: UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL BROADCASTER PANEL, ITS SUBSIDIARIES, OR AFFILIATES OR THE DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, OR ANY OTHER REPRESENTATIVES OF EACH OF THEM (COLLECTIVELY, THE "BROADCASTER PANEL ENTITIES AND INDIVIDUALS") BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, FOR ANY SPECIAL, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, EXEMPLARY, ECONOMIC, PUNITIVE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES THAT ARE DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY RELATED TO (1) THE PLATFORM, THE CONTENT, OR YOUR USER SUBMISSIONS; (2) THE USE OF, INABILITY TO USE, OR PERFORMANCE OF THE PLATFORM OR ANY OF THE CONTENT OR FEATURES THEREON; (3) ANY ACTION TAKEN IN CONNECTION WITH AN INVESTIGATION BY BROADCASTER PANEL OR LAW ENFORCEMENT AUTHORITIES REGARDING YOUR USE OF THE PLATFORM OR CONTENT; (4) ANY ACTION TAKEN IN CONNECTION WITH COPYRIGHT OWNERS AND/OR COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT; (5) ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN THE PLATFORM’S TECHNICAL OPERATION, EVEN IF FORESEEABLE OR EVEN IF THE BROADCASTER PANEL ENTITIES AND INDIVIDUALS HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY TORT (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, WHETHER CAUSED IN WHOLE OR IN PART BY NEGLIGENCE, ACTS OF GOD, TELECOMMUNICATIONS FAILURE, OR THEFT OR DESTRUCTION OF THE PLATFORM). NOTHING IN THESE TERMS & CONDITIONS LIMITS OR EXCLUDES BROADCASTER PANEL’S LIABILITY FOR: (A) DEATH OR PERSONAL INJURY CAUSED BY ITS PROVEN NEGLIGENCE; (B) THE TORT OF DECEIT; OR (C) ANY LIABILITY WHICH CANNOT BE LIMITED OR EXCLUDED BY LAW.
IF ANY OF THESE TERMS & CONDITIONS ARE DETERMINED TO BE ILLEGAL, INVALID OR OTHERWISE UNENFORCEABLE BY REASON OF THE LAWS OF ANY STATE OR COUNTRY IN WHICH THESE TERMS & CONDITIONS ARE INTENDED TO BE EFFECTIVE, THEN TO THE EXTENT AND WITHIN THE JURISDICTION IN WHICH THAT TERM IS ILLEGAL, INVALID OR UNENFORCEABLE, IT SHALL BE SEVERED AND DELETED FROM THESE TERMS & CONDITIONS AND THE REMAINING TERMS SHALL SURVIVE AND CONTINUE TO BE BINDING AND ENFORCEABLE.
THE BROADCASTER PANEL ENTITIES AND INDIVIDUALS ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO ANY USER’S COMPUTER, HARDWARE, COMPUTER SOFTWARE, OR OTHER EQUIPMENT OR TECHNOLOGY INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGE FROM ANY SECURITY BREACH OR FROM ANY VIRUS, BUGS, TAMPERING, FRAUD, ERROR, OMISSION, INTERRUPTION, DEFECT, DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, COMPUTER LINE OR NETWORK FAILURE OR ANY OTHER TECHNICAL OR OTHER MALFUNCTION. YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF THIS THE PLATFORM IS AT YOUR RISK. IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH THE PLATFORM OR ANY OF THE CONTENT, YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE ACCESSING AND USING THE PLATFORM OR THE CONTENT. YOU RECOGNISE AND CONFIRM THAT IN THE EVENT YOU INCUR ANY DAMAGES, LOSSES OR INJURIES THAT ARISE OUT OF BROADCASTER PANEL’S ACTS OR OMISSIONS, THE DAMAGES, IF ANY, CAUSED TO YOU ARE NOT IRREPARABLE OR SUFFICIENT TO ENTITLE YOU TO AN INJUNCTION PREVENTING ANY EXPLOITATION OF ANY WEB SITE, PROPERTY, PRODUCT, PROGRAM, TELEVISION SHOW, MOTION PICTURE OR OTHER AUDIO/VISUAL CONTENT OWNED OR CONTROLLED BY BROADCASTER PANEL AND/OR ITS SUBSIDIARIES, AND/OR AFFILIATES OR YOUR USER SUBMISSIONS, AND YOU WILL HAVE NO RIGHTS TO ENJOIN OR RESTRAIN THE DEVELOPMENT, PRODUCTION, DISTRIBUTION, ADVERTISING, EXHIBITION OR EXPLOITATION OF ANY BROADCASTER PANEL WEB SITE, SERVICES, PLATFORM, PRODUCT, PROGRAM, TELEVISION SHOW, MOTION PICTURE OR OTHER AUDIO/VISUAL CONTENT OR YOUR USER SUBMISSIONS OR ANY AND ALL ACTIVITIES OR ACTIONS RELATED THERETO.
16. Governing Law
Unless otherwise stated, any other rules, restrictions, guidelines and terms and conditions that may be posted or made available in connection with a particular feature on the Website or Service are incorporated by this reference into these Terms & Conditions.
You are solely responsible for compliance with applicable laws, rules, and regulations in connection with your use of the Platform and the Content, including, without limitation, those governing your transmission or use of any software or data.
These Terms & Conditions and any applicable end user licence or similar agreements contain the sole and entire agreement between Broadcaster Panel and its users with respect to the Platform, the Content and User Submissions and supersedes any and all other prior written or oral agreements between Broadcaster Panel and its users. If any provision of these Terms & Conditions shall be held invalid or unenforceable by any court of competent jurisdiction or as a result of future legislative action, such holding or action shall be strictly construed and shall not affect the validity or effect of any other provision of these Terms & Conditions. No waiver on the part of Broadcaster Panel of any of these Terms & Conditions will be of any force or effect unless made in writing and signed by a duly authorized officer of Broadcaster Panel. Nothing in these Terms & Conditions are intended to confer on any third party (whether referred to in the Terms & Conditions by name, class, description or otherwise) any benefit or any right under any legislation in any country to enforce any provisions of these Terms & Conditions.
20. Inactive account policy