Terms of Service
Effective Date: May 18, 2015
Please bring to our attention any material on our Service that you believe to be inaccurate. Please forward a copy of the material to firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have other comments or questions about our Service, please email our Customer Support team.
NOTICE OF COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT
If you are a copyright owner who believes your copyright protected material has been improperly posted on this Service, please notify us by sending an email to email@example.com or by sending a notice by U.S. Mail to: Lynn Oberlander, General Counsel, Media Operations First Look Productions, Inc., 114 Fifth Avenue, 8th Floor, New York, NY, 10011. (These addresses are to be used only to notify us that you believe that your copyright-protected material has been improperly posted on this Service. Please direct any other comments or inquiries to the Customer Support address above.) Please note that we may access and disclose your personally identifiable information in order to address any infringement claim.
Please include the following information in your written notice: (1) a detailed description of the copyrighted work that is allegedly infringed; (2) a description of the location of the allegedly infringing material on this Service; (3) your contact information, including your address, telephone number, email address; (4) a statement by you indicating that you have a good-faith belief that the allegedly infringing use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; (5) a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, affirming that the information in your notice is accurate and that you are authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf; and (6) an electronic or physical signature of the copyright owner or someone authorized on the owner’s behalf to assert infringement of copyright and to submit the statement.
HOW YOU MAY USE OUR CONTENT
To request permission to reproduce or distribute our material found on this Service, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You are free to establish links to our Services so long as those links do not state or imply that we sponsor, endorse, or are affiliated with you or your website or service. However, unless otherwise provided on the Service or without prior written permission, you may not frame or inline link any of the content of our Services, or incorporate into another website or other service any of the content or other material you find on our Services without prior written permission.
Our Services are designed to permit you to access our content without registering. However, if you wish to post comments to any of our Services, you’ll need to provide your email address and select a username.
If you’d like to receive our email newsletters, you’ll need to provide us your email address. We’ll send you our email newsletters when we begin publishing them.
YOUR CONDUCT WHEN USING OUR SERVICE
Our Services permit users to interact with our journalists and one another through our comments feature. Our intent is to create a community where you and other users of our Services can share your thoughts on what you read here. While we reserve the right to monitor user postings, it is up to our users to ensure that the discourse on reported.ly remains polite and informative.
First and foremost, we ask that you treat other users of our Services with respect. Language and content should be appropriate for a civil conversation. Please respect the rights of others to their opinions; understand that there may be many sides to every story. If you see something on the Service that you believe is inaccurate, or about which you hold a different opinion, feel free to post a comment in response.
You agree that you will not:
- Use the Service to impersonate any person or entity or to misrepresent your affiliation with any person or entity;
- Use the Service to engage in or to instigate or encourage others to engage in illegal activities or to cause injury or damage to any person or entity;
- Use the Service to post or transmit any unlawful, threatening, harassing, abusive, libelous, or obscene content;
- Use the Service to post or transmit, without permission, any information or content that violates or infringes the rights of others, including information or content that invades the privacy or violates the right of publicity of any person or that is protected by copyright, trademark or other proprietary rights;
- Use the Service to advertise or to solicit anyone to buy or sell products or services, or to make donations of any kind;
- Gather for marketing purposes any email address or other personal information that has been posted by another user of the Service;
- Engage in personal attacks, harass or threaten another user, or deliberately disrupt the conversation;
- Interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper functioning of any of the Services
YOUR RESPONSIBILITY FOR INFORMATION AND CONTENT YOU SUBMIT
You are solely responsible for the comments you post on reported.ly. By posting a comment on reported.ly you represent and warrant: (1) that you are 13 years of age or older; (2) that you are the owner of all content you post or are making your submission with the express consent of the owner; (3) that the content you post will not violate the rights of, or cause injury to, any person or entity; and (4) that you will indemnify and hold harmless First Look Productions and its affiliates and their directors, officers, employees, agents, representatives and licensors, from and against any liability that may arise out of your posting. We may delete user comments at any time.
OUR RIGHTS TO USE CONTENT YOU SUBMIT
When you post comments or otherwise submit material to any of our Services, you are not giving up any ownership rights you otherwise have in such material. However, you grant us, and anyone authorized by us, a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive, unrestricted, worldwide right and license to use, copy, modify, transmit, sell, exploit, create derivative works from, distribute, and/or publicly perform or display such material, in whole or in part, in any manner or medium (whether now known or hereafter developed), for any purpose that we choose. The foregoing grant includes the right to exploit any proprietary rights in such submission, including, but not limited to, rights under copyright, trademark or patent laws that exist in any relevant jurisdiction. Other than in connection with submissions via Secure Drop, our anonymous document submission tool, you grant us, and anyone authorized by us, the right to identify you as the author of any of your submissions in connection with the exercise of these rights. You will not receive any compensation for our use of any comments or other materials you submit.
TRADEMARKS AND SERVICE MARKS
REPORTED.LY and FIRST LOOK PRODUCTIONS are service marks of First Look Productions, Inc. The names of other products and services referred to on our Services may be the trademarks or service marks of their respective owners. You may not use any trademark or service mark appearing on our Services without the prior written consent of the owner of the mark.
Throughout our Services, we provide links to websites and other services maintained by third parties. Our linking to such third-party services does not imply that we endorse such services, or the information, products or services offered on or through those services.
The information, products and services offered on or through this Service are provided “as is,” “as available,” with all faults, and without warranties of any kind, either express or implied. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, we disclaim all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement. We do not warrant that the Services or any of their functions will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that any part of the Services, or the servers that make the Services available, are free of viruses or other harmful components. Any content downloaded from or otherwise accessed through our Services is accessed at your own risk; you alone will be responsible for any damage to your person or property, including your computer system and any other device you use to access the Services, that results from accessing such content.
If you are dissatisfied with our Services, or any materials, products, or services offered through the Services, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using the Services.
LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY; RELEASE
Under no circumstances, including, but not limited to, negligence, will we be liable for any damages arising out of your use of this Service or of any information, content, products, or services made available on or through this Service, including indirect, incidental, special, punitive, exemplary or consequential damages, even if we are advised beforehand of the possibility of such damages. Because some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of certain categories of damages, the above limitation may not apply to you. In such states, our liability is limited to the fullest extent permitted by state law.
You hereby release First Look Productions and its affiliates (and their respective directors, officers, employees, agents, representatives, licensors, successors and assigns) from any and all claims, demands, losses, damages, rights, and actions of any kind, including personal injury, death, and property damage, that is related to or arises from your use of the Services, including, but not limited to, any interactions with or conduct of other users or third-party websites or services. If you are a California resident, you hereby waive California Civil Code Section 1542, which states that “[a] general release does not extend to claims which the creditor does not know or suspect to exist in his favor at the time of executing the release, which, if known by him must have materially affected his settlement with the debtor.”
This agreement constitutes the entire agreement between us and you with respect to this subject matter and supersedes all previous and contemporaneous agreements and communications on this subject, whether written or oral. This agreement is personal to you, is not intended to benefit any third party, and does not create any third party beneficiaries. You may not assign this agreement to anyone.