Terms of Service.

Please read this document carefully. www.shortfilmsin.com offers an online Short-Film video sharing platform and community through its website located at www.shortfilmsin.com. By registering as a member or by using the ‘SHORTFILMSIN’ Service in any way, you accept these Terms of Service (“Agreement”), which forms a binding agreement between you and SHORTFILMSIN. If you do not wish to be bound by the Agreement, please do not use the Service.

Service

These terms of Service apply to all users of the service, including users who are also contributors of content on the service. Content includes the text,software,scripts,graphics,photos,sounds,music,videos,audiovisual combinations, interactive features and other materials you may view on, access through, or contribute to the service. The Service includes all aspects of SHORTFILMSIN, including but not limited to all products, software and services offered via the www.shortfilmsin.com website, Such as the www.shortfilmsin.com channels, the SHORTFILMSIN “Uploader”, the SHORTFILMSIN “Remote Uploader”, the SHORTFILMSIN “Remote Play”, the SHORTFILMSIN “Embed Code” and other applications.

The service may contain links to third party websites that are not owned or controlled by SHORTFILMSIN. SHORTFILMSIN has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content , privacy policies, or practices of any third party websites. In addition, SHORTFILMSIN will not and cannot censor or edit the content of any third-party site.

SHORTFILMSIN ACCOUNTS:

In order to access some of the service, you will have to create a SHORTFILMSIN account. When creating your account, you must provide accurate and complete information. You are solely responsible for the activity that occurs on your account, and you must keep your account password secure. You must notify SHORTFILMSIN immediately of any breach of security of unauthorized use of your account.

Although SHORTFILMSIN will not be liable for your losses caused by any unauthorized use of your account, you may be liable for the losses of SHORTFILMSIN or others due to search unauthorized use.

Permissions and Restrictions

You agree not to alter or modify any part of the service. You agree not to access content through any technology or means other than the video playback pages of the service itself, the embeddable player, or other explicitly authorized means SHORTFILMSIN may designate.

If you use the Embeddable Player on your website, you may not modify, build upon, or block any portion or functionality of the Embeddable Player, including but not limited to links back to the SHORTFILMSIN website.

If you use the SHORTFILMSIN Uploader, you agree that it may automatically download and install updates from time to time from SHORTFILMSIN. These updates are designed to improve, enhance and further develop the Uploader and may take the form of bug fixes, enhanced functions, new software modules and completely new versions. You agree to receive such updates (and permit SHORTFILMSIN to deliver these to you) as part of your use of the Uploader.

In your use of the service, you will comply with all applicable laws.

SHORTFILMSIN reserves the right to discontinue any aspect of the service at any time.

Account Termination Policy

SHORTFILMSIN will terminate a user’s access to the service if, under appropriate circumstances, the user is determined to be a repeat infringe.

SHORTFILMSIN reserves the right to decide whether content violates these Terms of Service for reasons other than copyright infringement, such as, but not limited to, pornography, obscenity, or excessive length. SHORTFILMSIN may at any time, without prior notice and in its sole discretion, remove such content and/or terminate a user’s account for submitting such material in violation of these Terms of Service.

WARRANTY DISCLAIMER

YOU AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES SHALL BE AT YOUR SOLE RISK. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, SHORTFILMSIN, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AND AGENTS DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN CONNECTION WITH THE SERVICES AND YOUR USE THEREOF. SHORTFILMSIN MAKES NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THIS SITE’S CONTENT OR THE CONTENT OF ANY SITES LINKED TO THIS SITE AND ASSUMES NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY (I) ERRORS, MISTAKES, OR INACCURACIES OF CONTENT, (II) PERSONAL INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE, OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER, RESULTING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF OUR SERVICES, (III) ANY UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR USE OF OUR SECURE SERVERS AND/OR ANY AND ALL PERSONAL INFORMATION AND/OR FINANCIAL INFORMATION STORED THEREIN, (IV) ANY INTERRUPTION OR CESSATION OF TRANSMISSION TO OR FROM OUR SERVICES.(V) ANY BUGS, VIRUSES, TROJAN HORSES, OR THE LIKE WHICH MAY BE TRANSMITTED TO OR THROUGH OUR SERVICES BY ANY THIRD PARTY, AND/OR (VI) ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN ANY CONTENT OR FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND INCURRED AS A RESULT OF THE USE OF ANY CONTENT POSTED, EMAILED, TRANSMITTED, OR ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY PRODUCT OR SERVICE ADVERTISED OR OFFERED BY A THIRD PARTY THROUGH THE SERVICES OR ANY HYPER LINKED SERVICES OR FEATURED IN ANY BANNER OR OTHER ADVERTISING, AND SHORTFILMSIN WILL NOT BE A PARTY TO OR IN ANY WAY BE RESPONSIBLE FOR MONITORING ANY TRANSACTION BETWEEN YOU AND THIRD-PARTY PROVIDERS OF PRODUCTS OR SERVICES. AS WITH THE PURCHASE OF A PRODUCT OR SERVICE THROUGH ANY MEDIUM OR IN ANY ENVIRONMENT, YOU SHOULD USE YOUR BEST JUDGMENT AND EXERCISE CAUTION WHERE APPROPRIATE.

Limitation of Liability

IN NO EVENT SHALL SHORTFILMSIN, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES WHAT SOEVER RESULTING FROM ANY (I) CONTENT, INCLUDING ANY MISTAKES OR INACCURACIES THEREIN, (II) PERSONAL INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE, OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER, RESULTING FROM YOUR USE OF OUR WEBSITE, (III) ANY UNAUTHORIZED USE OF OUR SERVERS AND/OR ANY AND ALL PERSONAL INFORMATION AND/OR FINANCIAL INFORMATION STORED THEREIN, (IV) ANY INTERRUPTION OR CESSATION OF TRANSMISSION TO OR FROM OUR WEBSITE, (IV) ANY BUGS, VIRUSES, TROJAN HORSES, OR THE LIKE, WHICH MAY BE TRANSMITTED TO OR THROUGH OUR WEBSITE BY ANY THIRD PARTY, AND/OR (V) ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN ANY CONTENT OR FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND INCURRED AS A RESULT OF YOUR USE OF ANY CONTENT ON OR VIA THE WEBSITE, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT SHORTFILMSIN IS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THE FOREGOING LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SHALL APPLY TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW IN THE APPLICABLE JURISDICTION.

YOU SPECIFICALLY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT SHORTFILMSIN SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR USER SUBMISSIONS OR THE DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE, OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY AND THAT THE RISK OF HARM OR DAMAGE FROM THE FOREGOING RESTS ENTIRELY WITH YOU.

Indemnity

You  agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless SHORTFILMSIN , its parent corporation, officers, directors, employees and agents, from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debt, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney’s fees) arising from: (i) your use of and access to the service; (ii) your violation of any Term of these terms of service; (iii) your violation of any third party right, including without limitation any copyright, property, or privacy right; or (iv) any claim that your content caused to third party. This defense and indemnification obligation will survive these terms of service and your use of the service.


Ability to accept Terms & Conditions

You affirm that you are either more than 18 years of age or possess legal parental or guardian consent to enter into these Terms and Conditions, and to comply with these Terms of Use. In any case, you affirm that you are over the age of 13, as the website is not intended for children under 13. If you are under 13 years of age, then please do not use the website – these are lots of other great web sites for you.  Talk to your parents about what sites are appropriate for you.

Assignment

These Terms and Conditions, and any rights and licenses granted here-under, may not be transferred or assign by you, but may be assigned by SHORTFILMSIN without restriction.

General

You agree that: (i) the website shall be deemed be solely based in India; and (ii) the website shall be deemed a passive website that does not give rise to personal jurisdiction over SHORTFILMSIN, either specific or general, in jurisdictions other then India. These Terms & Conditions shall be governed by the internal substantive laws of the country of India, without respect to its conflict of laws principles. Any claim or dispute between you and SHORTFILMSIN that arises in whole or in part from the website or these Terms & Conditions shall be decided exclusively by a federal or state court of competent jurisdiction located in AndhraPradesh, India. These Terms & Conditions, together with the privacy policy at www.shortfilmsin.com/page/2/privacy-policy/ and one of the following two terms and conditions: (a) Terms for submission to Producer Rewards: and (b) Terms for submission to producer program, and any other legal notices published by Shortfilmsin on the website, shall constitute the entire agreement between you and Shortfilmsin concerning the website. If any provision of these Terms & Conditions is deemed invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these Terms & Conditions, which shell remain in full force and effect. No waiver of any terms if this these Terms & Conditions shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such terms or any other terms, and a party’s failure to assert any right or provision under these Terms of Use shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. Shortfilmsin reserves the right to amend these Terms & Conditions at any time and without notice, and it is your responsibility to review these Terms & Conditions for any changes. Your use of the website following any amendment of these Terms & Conditions will signify your assent to and acceptance of its revised terms. YOU AND SHORTFILMSIN AGREE THAT ANY CAUSE OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THE SHORTFILMSIN WEBSITE MUST COMMENCE WITHIN ONE (1) YEAR AFTER THE CAUSE OF ACTION ACCRUES, OTHERWISE, SUCH CAUSE OF ACTION IS PERMANENTLY BARRED. 


Last updated: Dec 2011.