SnackTV® Video Submission Service Agreement
We will inform users on this site of any updates made to the terms and conditions. If you do not agree with all the terms and conditions of this Agreement at any time, including, without limitation, those times when we make changes, do not use, do not attempt to use, and immediately discontinue your use of the Service, because if you do any of these things you are agreeing to be bound by all of the terms and conditions of this Agreement, including, without limitation, any changes we have made.
1. Submitting Videos.
We will use the term “video” to mean and refer to any and all content, media and materials you submit to or for the Service, including, without limitation, still photographs, writings, spoken statements, music, audio, video, video recordings, audio-visual works and recordings, slides, portraits, animated and/or motion pictures, caricatures, likenesses, vocal or other sounds, sound recordings, voices, voice reproductions, computer graphics and visual effects, as well as any accompanying documentation, packaging or other materials, tangible or intangible, and to all derivative works, translations, adaptations or variations of same, regardless of the tangible medium, broadcast medium, format or form, now known or hereinafter developed or discovered, and regardless of where produced, on location, in a studio or elsewhere, in black-and-white or in colors, alone or in conjunction with other work, characters, real or imaginary, in any part of the world.To submit videos to the Service you must upload your video (paste the link, embed code or transmit a copy of the digital video file) through the Internet through our Web site. Each time you upload or submit your video (or if you attempt to do so) you will be confirming your acceptance of, and agreement to be bound by, all the terms and conditions of this Agreement. The instructions for uploading your video are on the web page provided for the upload of your video. To be considered for posting and display to the public, your video must meet all the specifications and requirements relating to Content Requirements (See below).When you submit a video to the Service, you may also be asked to provide some information about you and your submission. This may include, without limitation, such things as a descriptive title, some information about the content, length, your location and/or similar information. By submitting your video, you are also agreeing and you understand that the term “video” also includes, without limitation, and refers to all of the information you submit or we may receive that is related to your video and your submission. Proof that you submitted a video does not constitute proof that we or any of the SnackTV® Entities received anything.
2. Content Requirements.
causing harm, harassing anyone or which may prevent, prohibit, inhibit, restrict or otherwise impair others from using or enjoying our Service;
unauthorized access to the Service or information of other users;
the modification, impairment, disruption, alteration or interference with the use, features, functions, operation or maintenance of the Service; or
any requirements, rules, terms or conditions that may be applicable to the SnackTV® Entities in connection with the Service.
Neither SnackTV® nor any SnackTV® Entity controls any video submitted and we do not have any obligation to you to evaluate or monitor videos for that or any other purpose. SnackTV® reserves the right to review any submitted video and to delete, remove, move, edit or reject, without notice to you, any video that SnackTV® deems, in its sole discretion, abusive, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, in violation of copyright, trademark or other intellectual property rights, to be in violation of this Agreement or to be unacceptable to SnackTV® or any of the SnackTV® Entities, for any reason or for no reason whatsoever; provided, however, that SnackTV® shall have no obligation or liability to you for failure to do so or for doing so in any particular manner. If SnackTV® receives notice of any claim of infringement that satisfies specific legal requirements, such as notice and takedown requirements under U.S. copyright law (See below), SnackTV® may remove videos associated with such claim. SnackTV® reserves the right to provide information to law enforcement officials, governmental agencies and pursuant to judicial or regulatory compulsion, to protect their respective interests, the Service or to comply with legal, regulatory, audit and compliance obligations.
3. Copyright; Content Requirement Violations; Breach of Agreement.
If you believe any video violates the copyright of any other party, you can notify us by using our Notice and Procedure for Making Claims of Copyright Infringement. If you believe any video or the conduct of any other user violates this Agreement or in any other way infringes upon the rights of others, you may notify us by email at email@example.com We have no obligation to respond or reply to any notifications you send us, but we always reserve the right to take any action or no action in our sole discretion.
4. Rights Granted to SnackTV® and other SnackTV® entities.
In connection with each and every video you submit to or through the Service, you grant to SnackTV® and the SnackTV® Entities the unqualified, unrestricted, unconditional, unlimited royalty free right, license, authorization and permission to display, exhibit, broadcast or transmit all or any portion of your video on the SnackTV® website and other distribution platforms of SnackTV® and any SnackTV® Entity (collectively, the “Platforms”), for not-for-profit, commercial, educational or any purpose whatsoever (including, without limitation, for purposes related to the SnackTV® Network, SnackTV®, the SnackTV® Entities, the Service, and the Platforms and/or the promotion thereof) without accounting, notification or other obligation to you, and the right to license and sub-license and authorize others to exercise any of the rights granted hereunder to SnackTV® and the SnackTV® Entities, in our sole discretion. For the avoidance of doubt, without limiting the generality of the rights granted to SnackTV® and the SnackTV® Entities, these rights include, without limitation, the right to encrypt, encode and decode, and compress and decompress all or any portion of your video. By submitting your video to the Service, in addition to the rights, licenses and privileges referred to above, you are also granting SnackTV® and each of the SnackTV® Entities the unqualified, unrestricted, unconditional, unlimited, royalty free right, license, authorization and permission to use and refer to your name, image, characteristic or other distinctive identification in relation to your video, for any purpose whatsoever, without any compensation or accounting to you, in products or services developed by any SnackTV® Entities, without limitation or restriction whatsoever.
The rights, licenses and privileges described in this Agreement and granted to SnackTV® and the SnackTV® Entities shall commence immediately upon submission of a video to or through the Service (by upload or any other means we or any of the SnackTV® Entities make available to you) and continue thereafter perpetually and indefinitely, unless and until terminated, in whole or in part, by SnackTV® on notice to you. Notwithstanding the foregoing, you acknowledge and agree that neither SnackTV®, nor any SnackTV® Entity, shall be required or have any obligation to host, index, display, accept or use any submitted video (or take advantage of any or all of the particular rights and authorities granted or otherwise available) and SnackTV® may, in its sole discretion, remove or refuse to host, index, display, accept, use or do anything at all with respect to any video. Once you submit or attempt to submit your video to or through the Service, you shall have no right to prohibit, restrict, revoke or terminate any of the rights granted to SnackTV® or the SnackTV® Entities. You are not entitled to and you will not receive any compensation or other consideration for your video or any use made of your video once submitted to or through the Service. You also understand and agree that neither all or any portion of your video, used or displayed at a Festival, Event or presentation, need to be submitted for approval prior to use.
You hereby release SnackTV® and the SnackTV® Entities from any and all claims of any rights, encumbrances, liens, claims, demands, actions or suits which you may or can have in connection with your video, including, without limitation, any and all liability for any use or nonuse of the your video, claims for defamation, libel, slander, invasion of privacy, right of publicity, emotional distress or economic loss. You also forever waive and relinquish all moral now or hereafter recognized in connection with the video and the rights granted to SnackTV® and the SnackTV® Entities hereunder.
SnackTV® retains all right, title and interest in and to the Service, including, without limitation, to all associated intellectual property and proprietary rights existing anywhere in the world and you acquire no ownership, proprietary or other rights, title or interest in or to the Service. If SnackTV® or any of the SnackTV® Entities provides you with software or other capabilities or makes software or capabilities available to assist you in any download, upload or other process, the software and/or such capabilities is and are provided “as is” without representations or warranties of any kind. You acquire no rights in or to such software or capabilities other than a limited, revocable, non-exclusive and non-transferable license to use same, solely in connection with our Service as specified by us or any of the SnackTV® Entities. We will not be liable for malfunctions, loss of data, damage to hardware, programs or devices resulting from use of any software, capabilities or interaction with our Service. You must use your own programs and firewalls to scan all software, to prevent intrusion, viruses, other malicious code and damage. SnackTV® is not responsible for any damage if you fail or are unable to do so.
Except for the licenses, authorizations, consents and rights granted hereunder and described in this Agreement, as comprehensive and broad as they may seem or actually be, SnackTV® acquires no title or ownership rights in or to any videos you submit through the Service and nothing in this Agreement conveys to us any ownership rights in your videos. SnackTV® is acting only as a host, bulletin board or conduit for submitted videos in connection with our Service, with all of the specific rights granted by you hereunder. Although by your submission of each and every video you are requesting and directing us and any of the SnackTV® Entities with whom we have made arrangements, to take advantage of all of the rights and privileges granted hereunder (including, without limitation, the right to display and post the video on the Platforms), neither we, nor any of the SnackTV® Entities, have any obligation to do any of these things.
You acknowledge that other persons may have submitted videos to us or the SnackTV® Entities, may have made public or developed, or may originate, submit, make public or develop, material similar or identical to all or a portion of your video or concepts contained therein, and you understand and agree you will not be entitled to any compensation because of the use thereof and the submission of a video, or any posting or display thereof, is not any admission of novelty, priority or originality. Even if you subsequently see or learn of a presentation, motion picture, still photograph, film, video or any other content which appears to incorporate any idea or concept or include anything similar or identical to that contained in any video you or anyone else submits to or through the Service, that is purely coincidental and unavoidable.
6. Financial Consideration.
SnackTV® and each of the SnackTV® Entities reserves the sole and exclusive right to sell advertising and otherwise exploit, benefit from and/or realize revenue from the conduct of its business and hosting and operating the Service, the SnackTV® Network or other Platforms and any and all arrangements made with respect thereto, without accounting, obligation or liability to you, notwithstanding that your video may be displayed on or otherwise used by or in connection with the Service, the SnackTV® Network or other Platforms.
8. Disclaimers and Limitation of Liability.
THE SERVICE IS PROVIDED “AS IS” WITH NO WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED AND YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR VIDEO, THE REPRESENTATIONS AND OBLIGATIONS UNDER THIS AGREEMENT AND FOR ANY DAMAGES TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA RESULTING FROM YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE. SNACKTV® EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, WARRANTIES CONCERNING ACCESS TO AND/OR THE AVAILABILITY, ACCURACY, USEFULNESS AND/OR SECURITY OF THE SERVICE, ANY CONTENT, MATERIAL, SOFTWARE, INFORMATION, DATA, SOFTWARE, CAPABILITIES MADE AVAILABLE TO YOU, RESOURCES, FACILITIES, PRODUCTS AND/OR SERVICES, AND WARRANTIES OF TITLE, NON- INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR THAT THE SERVICE WILL FUNCTION OR PERFORM IN ANY PARTICULAR MANNER.
THE SERVICE IS MAINTAINED ON SERVERS IN THE UNITED STATES INTENDED FOR USERS AND USE OF THE SERVICE THAT IS NOT RESTRICTED OR PROHIBITED BY LAW OR REGULATION. SNACKTV® DISCLAIMS ALL LIABILITY FOR ANY USE NOT SPECIFICALLY AUTHORIZED OR THAT IS IN VIOLATION OF THIS AGREEMENT OR THE LAWS OR REGULATIONS THAT MAY APPLY TO YOU IN ANY JURISDICTION OR COUNTRY. SNACKTV® EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL LIABILITY FOR ANY AND ALL DAMAGES, WHETHER DIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, INDIRECT, EXEMPLARY OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, HOWSOEVER ARISING OR CAUSED, WHETHER FORESEEABLE OR NOT, REGARDLESS OF THE FORM OF ACTION OR THE BASIS OR CHARACTERIZATION OF THE CLAIM AND EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF DAMAGES.
Copyright & Content Takedown Process
Filing a Claim of Infringing or Prohibited Content
Please follow the procedures below to request a takedown of any infringing or prohibited content appearing on our website or through our products and services. Failure to provide the required information may make your claim ineffective and/or action may be delayed until your submission is complete.
All claims should be sent to our designated Copyright Agent at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by registered mail to Roku, Inc., Attn: Copyright Agent, 1701 Junction Court, Suite #100, San Jose, CA 95112 USA.
For international legal process requirements, the acceptance of a claim by email or mail is merely for convenience and does not waive any rights or objections, such as lack of jurisdiction or proper service.
Upon receipt of a proper notice of a claim, we will either:
Remove or disable access to the content that is alleged to be infringing or prohibited (if the content is under our control); or
Forward the claim to the channel and/or content provider who is providing the allegedly infringing or prohibited content, along with your contact information, for their resolution; or
Notify the channel and/or content provider that we will remove or disable access to the allegedly infringing or prohibited content, unless the channel and/or content provider promptly removes the content or responds with a counternotice.
Notice of Alleged Copyright Infringement
If you believe that your copyrighted work has been copied or appears in content provided through our products and services in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide us with the following information:
An electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest;
A description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed;
A copy of the registration of your copyrighted work (and/or the date when the claimed copyrighted work was first published);
A description specifying the date and location (such as the channel, show, or website) of the material that you claim is infringing;
Your name, address, telephone number, and e-mail address;
A written statement from you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf.
For your convenience, you can use this form of Notice of Alleged Copyright Infringement to file a claim. Please note that this notice must be completed in full for it to be effective.
Notice of Alleged Infringement of Other Rights or Prohibited Content
If you believe in good faith that any content appearing on our website or through our products or services infringes other proprietary rights or contains prohibited or illegal content, please provide us with the following information:
A detailed description of the infringing or prohibited material or activity including why it is infringing or prohibited;
A detailed description specifying the date, time, and location (such as the channel, show, or website) of the material that you claim is infringing or prohibited (as applicable); and
Your name, address, telephone number and e-mail address.
For your convenience, you can use this form of Notice of Infringing or Prohibited Content to file a claim. Please note that this notice must be completed in full for it to be effective.
Counternotices to Alleged Claims
If you believe that a claim has been improperly submitted against you, you may submit a counternotice, and provide us with the following information:
Your physical or electronic signature;
Identification of the content (that has or will be) removed or to which access has been (or will be) disabled;
A statement under penalty of perjury that you have a good faith belief that removal or disablement of the content was (or would be) a mistake or that the content was misidentified; and
Your name and telephone number, and (unless prohibited by applicable laws) a statement that you consent to the jurisdiction of the Federal District court (1) in the judicial district where your address is located, if the address is in the United States, or (2) in Santa Clara County, California, if your address is located outside the United States and that you will accept service of process from the complainant submitting the notice.
For your convenience, you can use this form of Counter Notice of Alleged Copyright Infringement to provide your counternotice. Please note that this notice must be completed in full for it to be effective.
Upon receipt of a proper notice of a counternotice, we will provide the complainant with a copy of your counternotice, and will remove the content or cease enabling access to it, unless, within 10 business days, the complainant provides notice to our copyright agent that the complainant has filed an action seeking a court order to restrain the channel and/or content provider from engaging in such infringing activity.