TERM AND CONDITIONS
This web page represents a legal document and is the Terms and Conditions (Agreement) for our website, www.SoulStageLA.com (Website). By using our Website, you agree to fully comply with and be bound by the following Agreement each time you use our Website. Please review the following terms carefully.
Our Website offers the following services: Submission of audio and/or video content, via digital file upload, for contestant consideration in the talent competition “Soul Stage L.A.” (Services).
The terms “us” or “we” or “our” refers to Soul Stage L.A. & Le Comte de Paris Entertainment, the owner of this Website. A “Visitor” is someone who merely browses our Website. A “Member” is someone who has registered with our Website to use our Services. The term “User” is a collective identifier that refers to either a Visitor or a Member.
All text, information, graphics, design, and data offered through our Website or Services, whether produced by our Members or by us, are collectively known as our “Content”. We distinguish content posted by our Members as “Member Content”.
Acceptance of Agreement
This Agreement is between you and Soul Stage L.A. & Le Comte de Paris Entertainment.
THIS AGREEMENT CONTAINS WARRANTY DISCLAIMERS AND OTHER PROVISIONS THAT LIMITS OUR LIABILITY TO YOU. PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY AND IN THEIR ENTIRETY, AS USING, ACCESSING AND/OR BROWSING OUR WEBSITE CONSTITUTES ACCEPTANCE OF THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO BE BOUND TO EACH AND EVERY TERM AND CONDITION SET FORTH HEREIN, PLEASE EXIT OUR WEBSITE IMMEDIATELY AND DO NOT USE, ACCESS AND/OR BROWSE IT FURTHER.
Soul Stage L.A. & Le Comte de Paris Entertainment grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, revocable license to access and use our Website and Services strictly in accordance with this Agreement. Your use of our Website and Services are solely for internal, personal, non-commercial purposes, unless otherwise provided in this Agreement. No print out or electronic version of any part of our Website or Services may be used by you in any litigation or arbitration matter whatsoever under any circumstances.
You agree to comply with all applicable domestic and international laws, statutes, ordinances and regulations regarding your use of our Website, Content, Services, and any software provided therein.
Our Relationship to You
This Agreement in no way creates any agency, partnership, joint venture, employee-employer or franchisor-franchisee relationship between you and Soul Stage L.A. and/or Le Comte de Paris Entertainment.
Our Intellectual Property
Our Website may contain our service marks or trademarks as well as those of our affiliates or other companies, in the form of words, graphics, and logos. Your use of our Website or Services does not constitute any right or license for you to use our service marks or trademarks, without the prior written permission of Soul Stage L.A. & Le Comte de Paris Entertainment.
Our Content, as found within our Website and Services, is protected under United States and foreign copyrights. The copying, redistribution, use or publication by you of any such Content, is strictly prohibited. Your use of our Website and Services does not grant you any ownership rights to our Content.
Digital Millennium Copyright Act Compliance
Our Website will respond quickly to claims of copyright infringement as found in our Content, according to the terms of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (DMCA) as found under United States law (17 USC. § 512). If you believe any of your copyrights are infringed by our Content, please provide us with a written notice via mail, fax, or email that contains the following information:
1) An electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest;
2) A description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed;
3) A description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on our Website;
4) Your address, telephone number, and email address;
5) A statement by 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
6) A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your Notice is accurate, and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf.
We are only required to respond to those notices that substantially comply with the above requirements. We will investigate your claim and will notify you by the method of contact you used to file your notice with us.
Eligibility and Registration for Participation
To use our Services, you must be at least eighteen (18) years of age and agree to these Terms & Conditions in order to submit your entry for consideration of participation in Soul Stage L.A. Any account that is created, or may be created in the future, for this purpose is not transferable or assignable and is void where prohibited. This is intended solely for Users who are at least 18 years of age or older and greater Los Angeles area residents only. By submitting your entry via this website you are additionally warranting that said submission is an accurate representation of yourself, or your group.
Any registration by, use of, or access to, our Website by anyone under such age, is unauthorized, unlicensed and in violation of these Terms and Conditions. By using our Website and/or Services, you represent and warrant that you are a resident of Los Angeles and 18 years of age or older, and that you agree to abide by all the terms and conditions of this Agreement. Soul Stage L.A. & Le Comte de Paris Entertainment have sole right and discretion to determine whether to accept a Member, and may reject a Member’s registration, with or without explanation.
When you successfully complete the registration process, you will receive access to our Services. You agree to maintain the confidentiality of your access as well as any associated password(s), and are fully responsible for all liability and/or damages resulting from your failure to maintain that confidentiality, as well as any and all activities that occur through the use of your password(s).
You agree to immediately notify us of any unauthorized use of your password(s) or any other breach of security. You agree that our Website cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with password security as discussed herein.
If at any time while Member is rendering or obligated to render on-camera services for the program hereunder, Member is involved in any situation or occurrence which subjects Member to public scandal, disrepute, widespread contempt, public ridicule, [or which is widely deemed by members of the general public, to embarrass, offend, insult or denigrate individuals or groups,] or that will tend to shock, insult or offend the community or public morals or decency or cause prejudice against Soul Stage L.A. or Le Comte de Paris Entertainment in general, then Soul Stage L.A. or Le Comte de Paris Entertainment shall have the right, in its sole discretion, to take any action it deems appropriate, including but not limited to terminating the Member’s relationship with Soul Stage L.A. and Le Comte de Paris Entertainment.
Member shall never (a) provide services in an “adult-themed” film or video program or perform onscreen services for any film or video program that is pornographic, involves excessive nudity or graphic violence or contains derogatory material of any race, nationality, ethnic identity, gender or sexual orientation; (b) perform in any sexually explicit plays, musicals or stage shows (including strip tease acts); or (c) pose as a model for any pornographic or sexually suggestive publication. Furthermore, Member represents and warrants that Member has never participated in, or been a part of, any activity that would fall within the scope of (a), (b) or (c).
The opinions expressed on our Website are not necessarily the opinions of Soul Stage L.A. & Le Comte de Paris Entertainment. Any Blog content provided by our bloggers are of the blogger’s opinion, and are not intended to malign any religion, ethnic group, club, organization, company, individual or anyone or anything. The Content may be changed without notice and is not guaranteed to be complete, correct, timely, current or up-to-date. Similar to any printed materials, the Content may become out-of-date.
We undertake no obligation to update any Content on our Website. Members are responsible for their own content, where applicable, and may request to update their Content at any time. However, any and all updates will be performed by and with the expressed permission of Soul Stage L.A. and Le Comte de Paris Entertainment. We reserve the right to make alterations or deletions to the Content at any time without notice.
Errors, Corrections and Changes
We do not represent or otherwise warrant that our Website will be error-free, free from viruses or other harmful components, or that we will correct any errors. We do not represent or otherwise warrant that the information available on or through our Website will be correct, accurate, timely or otherwise reliable.
We may make changes to the features, functionality or content of our Website or Services at any time. We reserve the right in our sole discretion to edit or remove any documents, information or other content appearing on our Website or Services.
Financial, Legal and Other Advice Disclaimer
You hereby acknowledge that nothing contained in our Website shall constitute financial, investment, legal and/or other professional advice and that no professional relationship of any kind is created between you and Soul Stage L.A. and/or Le Comte de Paris Entertainment or our Members. You hereby agree that you shall not make any financial, investment, legal and/or other decision based in whole or in part on anything contained in our Website or Services.
Advertisers and Sponsors Disclaimer
Our Website may contain advertising and sponsorships. Advertisers and sponsors are responsible for ensuring that material submitted for inclusion on our Website is accurate and complies with applicable laws. We are not responsible for the illegality or any error, inaccuracy or problem in the advertiser’s or sponsor’s materials.
THE INCLUSION OF THIRD PARTY ADVERTISEMENTS DOES NOT CONSTITUTE AN ENDORSEMENT, GUARANTEE, WARRANTY, OR RECOMMENDATION BY Soul Stage L.A. and/or Le Comte de Paris Entertainment AND WE MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES ABOUT ANY PRODUCT OR SERVICE CONTAINED THEREIN.
Merchant and Advertisement Disclaimer
We may allow access to or advertise certain third-party product or service providers (“Merchants”) from which you may purchase certain goods or services. You understand that we do not operate or control the products or services offered by Merchants. Merchants are responsible for all aspects of order processing, fulfillment, billing and customer service. We
are not a party to the transactions entered into between you and Merchants.
You agree that use of or purchase from such Merchants is AT YOUR SOLE RISK AND IS WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND BY US, EXPRESSED, IMPLIED OR OTHERWISE INCLUDING WARRANTIES OF TITLE, FITNESS FOR PURPOSE, MERCHANTABILITY OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. WE ARE NOT LIABLE UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES FOR ANY DAMAGES ARISING FROM THE TRANSACTIONS BETWEEN YOU AND MERCHANTS OR FOR ANY INFORMATION APPEARING ON MERCHANT WEBSITES OR ANY OTHER WEBSITE LINKED TO OUR WEBSITE.
All rules, legal documents (including privacy policies) and operating procedures of Merchants will apply to you while on any Merchant websites. We are not responsible for information provided by you to Merchants. Our relationship to Merchants is solely as independent contractors and neither party has authority to make any representations or commitments on behalf of the other.
Neither Soul Stage L.A., nor Le Comte de Paris Entertainment is responsible or liable in any manner for any Content posted on our Website or in connection with our Services, whether posted or caused by Members of our Website, or by Soul Stage L.A. and/or Le Comte de Paris Entertainment. Although we provide rules for Member conduct and postings, we do not control and are not responsible for what Members post, transmit or share on our Website or Services, and are not responsible for any offensive, inappropriate, obscene, unlawful or otherwise objectionable content you may encounter on our Website or Services. Neither Soul Stage L.A. nor Le Comte de Paris Entertainment is not responsible for the conduct, whether online or offline, of any user of our Website or Services.
Our Website or Services may be temporarily unavailable from time to time for maintenance or other reasons. Neither Soul Stage L.A., nor Le Comte de Paris Entertainment assumes responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, Member communications.
Neither Soul Stage L.A. nor Le Comte de Paris Entertainment is responsible for any technical malfunction or other problems of any telephone network or service, computer systems, servers or providers, computer or mobile phone equipment, software, failure of email on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or any combination thereof, including injury or damage to Member’s or to any other person’s or entity’s computer, mobile phone, or other hardware or software, related to or resulting from using or downloading materials in connection with our Website or Services, including without limitation, any software provided through our Website or Services.
Under no circumstances will Soul Stage L.A. and/or Le Comte de Paris Entertainment be responsible for any loss or damage, including any loss or damage or personal injury or death, resulting from anyone’s use of our Website or Services, or any interactions between Users of our Website or Services, whether online or offline.
Soul Stage L.A. & Le Comte de Paris Entertainment reserves the right to change any and all Content, software and other items used or contained in our Website or Services, at any time without notice. Reference to any products, services, processes or other information, by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, supplier or otherwise, does not constitute or imply endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation thereof, or any affiliation therewith, by our Website, by third parties or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized by our Services.
THE INFORMATION, CONTENT AND DOCUMENTS FROM OR THROUGH OUR WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED “AS-IS,” “AS AVAILABLE,” WITH “ALL FAULTS,” AND ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, ARE DISCLAIMED (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE DISCLAIMER OF ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE). OUR WEBSITE AND SERVICES MAY CONTAIN BUGS, ERRORS, PROBLEMS OR OTHER LIMITATIONS.
Soul Stage L.A. & Le Comte de Paris Entertainment, INCLUDING ALL OUR AFFILIATES, HAVE NO LIABILITY WHATSOEVER FOR YOUR USE OF OUR WEBSITE OR SERVICES. Soul Stage L.A. & Le Comte de Paris Entertainment CANNOT GUARANTEE AND DOES NOT PROMISE ANY SPECIFIC RESULTS FROM USE OF OUR WEBSITE OR SERVICES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, RELATED SOFTWARE. Soul Stage L.A. & Le Comte de Paris Entertainment DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT OUR CONTENT, OUR SERVICES, OR ANY SOFTWARE FOUND WITHIN ARE ACCURATE, COMPLETE, RELIABLE, CURRENT OR ERROR-FREE OR THAT ANY SUCH ITEMS ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. THEREFORE, YOU SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION IN THE USE AND DOWNLOADING OF ANY SUCH CONTENT OR SOFTWARE AND USE INDUSTRY-RECOGNIZED SOFTWARE TO DETECT AND REMOVE VIRUSES. ALL RESPONSIBILITY OR LIABILITY FOR ANY DAMAGES CAUSED BY VIRUSES SOMEHOW ATTRIBUTED TO OUR CONTENT, SERVICES, AND RELATED SOFTWARE IS DISCLAIMED. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT YOU DOWNLOAD OR OTHERWISE OBTAIN CONTENT AND RELATED SOFTWARE FROM OR THROUGH OUR WEBSITE OR SERVICES AT YOUR OWN RISK AND THAT YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR USE THEREOF AND ANY DAMAGES TO YOUR MOBILE DEVICE OR COMPUTER SYSTEM, LOSS OF DATA OR OTHER HARM OF ANY KIND THAT MAY RESULT. WE, AS WELL AS ALL OF OUR AFFILIATES, ARE NOT LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF BUSINESS, LOSS OF PROFITS, LITIGATION, OR THE LIKE), WHETHER BASED ON BREACH OF CONTRACT, BREACH OF WARRANTY, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), PRODUCT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THE NEGATION AND LIMITATION OF DAMAGES SET FORTH ABOVE ARE FUNDAMENTAL ELEMENTS OF THE BASIS OF THE BARGAIN BETWEEN YOU AND Soul Stage L.A. & Le Comte de Paris Entertainment. OUR WEBSITE AND SERVICES WOULD NOT BE PROVIDED WITHOUT SUCH LIMITATIONS. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM US THROUGH OUR WEBSITE OR SERVICES SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY, REPRESENTATION OR GUARANTEE NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THIS AGREEMENT.
Limitation of Liability
Soul Stage L.A. & Le Comte de Paris Entertainment, as well as all our Affiliates, shall not be liable for any loss, injury, claim, liability, or damage of any kind resulting in any way from (a) any errors in or omissions from our Website or Services, (b) any product liability issues to the extent that we are not involved with the manufacturer of the product(s) giving rise to liability, (c) the unavailability or interruption of our Website or Services, (d) your use of our Website our Content, (e) the content contained on our Website or Services, or (f) any delay or failure in performance of our Website and Services beyond our control.
IN NO EVENT WILL Soul Stage L.A. & Le Comte de Paris Entertainment OR ITS DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES OR AGENTS BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PERSON FOR ANY INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING FOR ANY LOST PROFITS OR LOST DATA ARISING FROM YOUR USE OF OUR WEBSITE, CONTENT, SERVICES, OR ANY RELATED SOFTWARE, ACCESSED THROUGH OR DOWNLOADED FROM OUR WEBSITE OR SERVICES, EVEN IF
Soul Stage L.A. & Le Comte de Paris Entertainment IS AWARE OR HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. NOTWITHSTANDING ANYTHING TO THE CONTRARY CONTAINED HEREIN, Soul Stage L.A. & Le Comte de Paris Entertainment’s LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ANY CAUSE WHATSOEVER, AND REGARDLESS OF THE FORM OF THE ACTION, WILL AT ALL TIMES BE LIMITED TO THE AMOUNT PAID, IF ANY, BY YOU TO US FOR WEBSITE AND/OR SERVICES ACCESSED DURING THE PREVIOUS MONTH OF YOUR MEMBERSHIP PRIOR TO THE EVENT GIVING RISE TO LIABILITY.
Members may upload or post their own content for inclusion in our Website through our Services (Member Content). Members and Visitors understand that by using our Website or Service, they may be exposed to content that is offensive, indecent, or objectionable. We have no control over Member Content and do not in any way guarantee the quality, accuracy or integrity of such content. Soul Stage L.A. & Le Comte de Paris Entertainment is not responsible for the monitoring or filtering of any Member content. Should any Member Content be found illegal, Soul Stage L.A. & Le Comte de Paris Entertainment will submit all necessary information to the proper authorities.
If any Member Content is reported to Soul Stage L.A. & Le Comte de Paris Entertainment as being offensive or inappropriate, we may ask the Member to retract or otherwise modify the questionable content within 24 hours of being notified by Soul Stage L.A. & Le Comte de Paris Entertainment. Should the Member fail to meet such a request, Soul Stage L.A. & Le Comte de Paris Entertainment has full authority to either restrict the Member’s ability to post Member Content OR to immediately terminate the membership of the Member, without further notification to the Member.
Without limiting the foregoing, we have sole discretion to remove any Member Content that violates this Agreement or is otherwise objectionable in our sole discretion. Members are responsible for complying with all applicable federal and state laws for their content, including copyright and trademark laws. Members shall respect copyright and trademark laws.
You warrant that you will not use our Services to infringe the intellectual property rights of others in any way. In accordance with the DMCA and other applicable law, we have adopted a policy of terminating Members who we deem, in our sole discretion, to be infringers of other’s intellectual property rights.
As a Member, you agree not to use our Services to do any of the following:
1) Upload, post or otherwise transmit any Member Content that:
a. Violates any local, state, federal, or international laws.
b. Infringes on any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights of any party.
c. Harms, threatens, defames, promotes violence or illegal activities, or is otherwise vulgar, obscene, abusive, harassing, tortuous, libelous, invasive of another’s privacy, hateful, or racially, ethically or otherwise objectionable.
d. Links directly or indirectly to any materials to which you do not have a right to link.
e. Contains any private information of any third party, including, without limitation, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, Social Security numbers and credit card numbers.
f. Contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment, or to extract information from our Website or Services.
g. Contains any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, solicitations, promotional materials, "junk mail," "spam," "chain letters," "pyramid schemes," or any other form of solicitation.
h. In the sole judgment of Soul Stage L.A. & Le Comte de Paris Entertainment, is objectionable or which restricts or inhibits any other person from using or enjoying our Website or Services, or which may expose Soul Stage L.A. and/or Le Comte de Paris Entertainment, our affiliates, or our Users or Members to any harm or liability of any type.
2) Use our Content to:
a. Develop a competing website.
b. Create compilations or derivative works as defined under United States copyright laws.
c. Re-distribute it in any manner, including, but not limited to, sale, license, lease, rental, subscription, or any other distribution mechanism.
3) Decompile, disassemble or reverse engineer our Website, Services, and any related software.
4) Use our Website or Services in any manner that violates this Agreement or any local, state, federal, or international laws.
Use of Information
All remarks, suggestions, ideas, graphics, or other information communicated by you to us (collectively, “Submission”) is considered assigned to us and is as such considered our property. We will not be required to treat any Submission as confidential, and will not be liable for any ideas (including without limitation, product, service or advertising ideas) and will not incur any liability as a result of any similarities that may appear in our future products, services or operations.
Without limitation, we will have exclusive ownership of all present and future existing rights to the Submission of every kind and nature everywhere. We will be entitled to use the Submission for any marketing, promotional, commercial or other purpose whatsoever, without compensation to you or any other person sending the Submission. You acknowledge that you are responsible for whatever material you submit, and you, not us, have full responsibility for the message, including its legality, reliability, appropriateness, originality, and copyright.
Effective Date: July 16, 2016