Capitalized terms are defined as set forth below or elsewhere in the Agreement.
1.1 “Deliverables” means the deliverables specified in the App that will let you earn cash. These Deliverables include:
(i) logging into the EdgeTV App
(ii) viewing the EdgeTV Shows
(iii) posting comments, replying to a comment, liking a comment, reporting a comment
(iv) socially sharing a Show or rating a show
(v) creating Playlists or Sharing them
(vi) updating your Status
(vii) following another App User
(viii) messaging another App User
(ix) answering a survey for a participating EdgeTV Events or Brands; or
(x) socially sharing your visit to a participating Diddychat Events and Brands. This may include a Facebook post, sending out a Tweet, Texting to your Contacts or Emailing your Contacts;
1.2 ““EdgeTV Mobile Application” means the iOS and Android software App or progressive web app developed by Bennett Productions using the Diddychat Platform.
The purpose of this Agreement is to set forth the terms and conditions under which, among other things, (i) EdgeTV will license to You the use of certain of EdgeTV technology, software and/or services such that You can utilize the App through your mobile device, which may allow you to watch Shows and engage in social conversation and communication with other app users and (ii) You can access and/or use the Website (collectively, the “Purpose”), which may allow you to watch Shows and engage in social conversation and communications with other app users. As stipulated elsewhere in this Agreement, EdgeTV does not exert any control over any merchants, retailers, commercial ventures or other third parties, and as such is not liable or responsible for any actions taken or omitted to be taken by any such third party.
EdgeTV hereby grants You a non-transferable, non-exclusive, revocable, limited license to access and use EdgeTV’s Marketplace software platform commonly referred to as “EdgeTV” (the “Application”) as made available through its website located at www.edgetv.com (the “Website”) and/or via mobile application during the Term (as defined below) solely for the Purpose. EdgeTV may, from time to time, update or modify the App, update or modify the Website, release new versions of the Application or Website and/or create new modules related thereto, each of which may at EdgeTV’s discretion, be included within the license described above. You shall not be permitted to sublicense or transfer any of Your rights or balances earned hereunder including, without limitation, access to the Application.
4. Certain Restrictions.
You shall not directly or indirectly copy or reproduce all or any part of the Application or the Website, whether electronically, mechanically or otherwise, in any form including, but not limited to, the copying of presentation, style or organization. You shall use the Application solely for its intended purposes and shall not use the Application for the benefit of any third party except as specifically contemplated under this Agreement. You shall not use the Application to post, transmit, convey, submit, distribute, Events and Brands or destroy any data, content, photographs, descriptions, drawings, content, audio materials, text, messages or other information (collectively, “EdgeTV Data or Information”).
You shall not violate or attempt to violate the security of the Application. If You attempt to do so, You will be banned. You shall not reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble or otherwise attempt to derive source code or other trade secrets from the Application, including, without limitation, any of the software comprising or in any way making up a part of the Application. If You do so, You shall be banned. In addition, You will not export, re-export or permit any third party to export or re-export, directly or indirectly, the Application where such export or re-export is prohibited by applicable law without appropriate licenses and clearances. You shall defend and indemnify EdgeTV at Your sole cost and expense, from and against any claims, damages, liabilities and/or expenses arising out of Your breach of any of Your obligations or representations set forth in this Section 4.
5. Certain Responsibilities.
You shall be solely responsible for: (i) all Posted Information You input into the Application or other Integrated Applications, such as Facebook, Twitter, Text Messages, Email or any other third party Applications; (ii) ensuring that all Posted Information is appropriate in tone and is accurate; (iii) complying with all applicable laws, rules and regulations at all times; and (iv) maintaining all passwords and access codes to the Application, and refraining from sharing or otherwise permitting third parties to use any such passwords and/or access codes to access the Application.
6. EdgeTV Rights.
EdgeTV shall be entitled, at its sole discretion, to suspend, restrict and/or terminate, without notice of any kind, Your access to the Application or Your EdgeTV account for any reason. Notwithstanding the foregoing, EdgeTV shall not be required to review or monitor any Posted Information entered into the Application or otherwise submitted by You, and You shall be solely responsible for the veracity and accuracy of all such data, content and information. If You are suspended, restricted, and/or terminated with or without notice, You have no right to appeal, except and unless EdgeTV chooses to allow you do so. EdgeTV reserves the right to provide you the opportunity to appeal your suspension, restriction or termination, but may choose to hear no appeal depending upon the severity of the offense by an App User.
By accepting these Terms and using the App, Website or Marketplace, you agree that you shall defend, indemnify and hold EdgeTV, its Events and Brands, its affiliates, its licensors, and each of their officers, directors, other users, employees, attorneys and agents harmless from and against any and all claims, costs, damages, losses, liabilities and expenses (including attorneys’ fees and costs) arising out of or in connection with: (a) your violation or breach of any term of these User Terms or any applicable law or regulation, whether or not referenced herein; (b) your violation of any rights of any third party, including any information shared via the App, Website or Marketplace, or (c) your use or misuse of the App, Website or Marketplace.
EdgeTV does not currently charge its users to access and use the Application, however EdgeTV may, at any point and in its discretion, elect to begin charging fees or offering premium content for a fee or for premium content on demand for use of various portions of the App and/or for different levels of subscription or account.
8. Term and Termination.
This Agreement shall continue in full force until the earlier to occur of (i) either party providing any type of written or electronic notice of termination to the other party (at which point You shall no longer be entitled to access or use the Application), or (ii) EdgeTV electing to terminate Your access to the App or Website or Marketplace with or without notice (the “Term”). For purposes of clarity, You are entitled to terminate your EdgeTV account at any time. Upon termination of this Agreement for any reason, You shall no longer be entitled to access or use the Application or any other public or non-public module of the App or Website. In addition to the foregoing, in the event that EdgeTV determines, in its sole and absolute discretion, that You have breached this Agreement, threatened to breach this Agreement, committed any fraud or deception, breached any EdgeTV policy in effect from time to time or otherwise failed to perform to the standards required of EdgeTV, EdgeTV shall be entitled, at its discretion and in addition to any other remedies it may have hereunder and/or at law, to terminate, cancel or suspend Your access to the Application, in each of the foregoing cases at any time and for any period of time. EdgeTV shall not be responsible for anything to such App User, their Posted Data or Information of any kind to You upon any termination of this Agreement or suspension of Your access to the Application, including without limitation any information input into the Application by You. Sections 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 and 15 of this Agreement shall survive any termination of this Agreement.
8. Intellectual Property.
(a) General Ownership.
All trademarks, patents, copyrights and other intellectual property rights owned by either party on the date hereof shall continue to be owned solely by such party, and except as set forth herein, nothing in this Agreement shall be deemed to confer any rights to any such intellectual property on the other party. For purposes of clarity: (i) as between You and EdgeTV, You shall be deemed to be the sole owner of all Posted Information entered into the Application or otherwise posted by You; and (ii) EdgeTV is the sole owner of the name “EdgeTV” as well as the App, Website, the Application, and all source code, object code, software, content, copyrights, trademarks, patents and other intellectual property related thereto or included therein. All suggestions, recommendations, bug-fixes, error-fixes or other communications from You to EdgeTV regarding the App or the Website shall, upon submission to EdgeTV, be owned solely and exclusively by EdgeTV. In addition, EdgeTV shall be entitled to post feedback in the App or at the Website (and/or allows others to do so), both positive and negative, regarding any user. You acknowledge and agree that the applicable supplier(s) of any third party software included within the Application shall own all worldwide rights, title and interest in and to such third party software (and any intellectual property rights therein), subject to such suppliers’ license, if any, of such third party software to EdgeTV.
(b) Use of Posted Information.
In exchange for Your use of the Website and/or the Application, You hereby grant to EdgeTV an unlimited, perpetual, irrevocable, fully-paid, transferable, assignable, sub-licensable, worldwide license to use, reproduce, modify, publish, edit, translate, distribute, commercially exploit, repurpose, perform and display, aggregate, any and all Posted Information You post to the Website, submit to EdgeTV or post through the App or the Website, alone or as part of other works in any form, media or technology whether now known or hereafter developed, and to sublicense such rights through multiple tiers of sublicensees, in connection with EdgeTV performing the services described herein. Finally, You irrevocably waive, and cause to be waived, against EdgeTV and its users any claims and assertions of moral rights or attribution with respect to Your Posted Information. EdgeTV shall be entitled to display advertising and/or any other content at locations of its choosing within the Website and/or Application, including without limitation adjacent to Your Posted Information.
(a) No Warranties.
Except as explicitly set forth herein, neither EdgeTV, its affiliates or any of any such party’s equity holders, directors, officers, employees, agents, suppliers, licensors nor the like, makes any warranties of any kind, either expressed or implied, including, without limitation, (a) warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose, (b) that the Website or the Application will be error-free, (c) as to a minimum level of uptime for the Application or the Website, or (d) as to the results that may be obtained by You by entering into this Agreement and/or using the Application. You agree and acknowledge that the Application and Website are licensed and/or provided hereunder on an “as is” basis. In addition, You hereby agree and acknowledge that: (i) EdgeTV shall not be responsible for any actions taken by any other party using the Application or reviewing any of Your Posted Information; (ii) EdgeTV does not recommend or endorse any third parties hereunder, and makes no representations or warranties whatsoever regarding any such third party; (iii) EdgeTV is not a party to any transaction between you and any Events and Brands, retailer or business with which EdgeTV has a business relationship, and as such, any disputes regarding purchases, rewards and/or any other aspect of any transaction or other commercial dealings is solely between You and such third party; (iv) EdgeTV is not responsible for any other party’s compliance with applicable laws, rules or regulations; (v) EdgeTV shall not, under any set of circumstances, be responsible or liable for an content, text, photographs and/or other Posted Information, including any Posted Information which may violate applicable law and/or a third party’s intellectual property rights; and (vi) the App and/or Website may not function properly or as intended at times.
(b) Unavailability of Website or Application.
You are responsible, at your sole cost and expense, for providing all equipment necessary to access the Internet, the Website and/or the App. While it is EdgeTV’s objective to make the Website and Application accessible at all times, the Website and/or Application may be unavailable from time to time for any reason including, without limitation, routine maintenance. In addition, various portions of the Website or App may operate slowly from time to time. You understand and acknowledge that due to circumstances both within and outside of the control of EdgeTV, access to the Website and/or the App may be interrupted, suspended or terminated from time to time. In particular, and not in limitation of the foregoing, EdgeTV shall not be liable in any way for any delay in responding to an inquiry or question forwarded by You or the effects any delay or unavailability may have on You. YOU AGREE THAT EDGETV SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES ARISING FROM ANY SUCH INTERRUPTION, SUSPENSION OR TERMINATION OF THE WEBSITE AND/OR APPLICATION AND THAT YOU SHALL PUT IN PLACE CONTINGENCY PLANS TO ACCOUNT FOR SUCH PERIODIC INTERRUPTIONS OR SUSPENSIONS OF THE WEBSITE AND/OR APP.
10. Limitation on Liability.
EDGETV SHALL NOT, UNDER ANY SET OF CIRCUMSTANCES, BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, LOST PROFITS OR DATA, ARISING OUT OF THIS AGREEMENT OR YOUR USE OF THE APPLICATION OR WEBSITE, WHETHER BASED IN CONTRACT, TORT OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. IN ANY EVENT, EDGETV’S TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ANY CLAIM ARISING HEREUNDER OR RELATED HERETO SHALL NOT EXCEED $50.
11. Force Majeure.
EdgeTV shall not be liable to You for failure or delay in performing any obligations hereunder if such failure or delay is due to circumstances beyond its reasonable control.
12. General Terms.
The following terms and conditions govern general use of the Website:
(a) You agree to abide by all restrictions displayed on the Website and/or within the App, as and when they are updated from time to time, including, without limitation, the rules in this Section 13. EdgeTV reserves the right to remove any content You post to the Website or within the Application, block the sending of any inquiry or other content EdgeTV deems inappropriate in its sole discretion, and may terminate all access to the Website and/or Application at any time in its sole discretion for any or no reason. While EdgeTV reserves the right to monitor all postings and/or content posted at the Website and/or within the Application, it has no obligation to do so.
Permitted Uses. You may use the Website only in good faith for the purposes described herein. You may download and print out portions of the content from the App or Website for non-commercial purposes provided that You follow the rules in this Agreement. You may not use the Website or App, or any business listings, contract information or other content, to promote another business or commercial venture.
Distribution. Except as expressly permitted under other provisions of this Agreement, You may not modify, reproduce, duplicate, copy, photocopy, print, republish, display, translate, transmit, distribute, sell, resell, rent, lease, loan, exploit, reduce to any electronic medium or machine-readable form, or otherwise make available in any form or by any means all or any portion of the App or Website, the content or any information or materials retrieved from either of them, including, without limitation, graphics and logos, in whole or in part, for any purpose.
Derivative Works. You may not create compilations or derivative works of the Website or the App, the Website or App content or any other materials from the Website or App.
Infringement. You may not use the Website, App, Marketplace, the Website and/or App content or any other materials from the Website or App in any manner that may infringe upon any copyright or other intellectual property right, proprietary right, or property right of EdgeTV or any third party.
Information Distribution. You may not use the Website and/or App or any communications service, chat room, message board, blog, forum, newsgroup, or other interactive service that may be available to You on or through the Website or App to transmit, upload, post, distribute or facilitate distribution of, or otherwise make available any information or content, including text, communications, software, images, sounds, data or other information that is false; that contains explicit or graphic descriptions or accounts of sexual acts, including, without limitation, sexual language of a violent or threatening nature directed at another individual or group of individuals or that includes any inside information and/or proprietary or confidential information learned or disclosed under nondisclosure agreements, that infringes upon the intellectual property rights of any third party; or that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs that are designed or intended to disrupt, damage, or limit the functions of any software, hardware, or telecommunications equipment or to damage or obtain unauthorized access to any data or other information of any other party.
Other Prohibited Uses. You may not use the Website or Application for any purpose that is unlawful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, libelous, deceptive, fraudulent, invasive of another’s privacy, tortious, or otherwise violates EdgeTV’s rules or policies; that victimizes, harasses, degrades, or intimidates an individual or group of individuals on the basis of religion, gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, age, disability, or any other classification protected by law; that invades any person’s or entity’s privacy or other rights; that constitutes unauthorized or unsolicited advertising, junk or bulk e-mail (also known as “spamming”), chain letters, any other form of unauthorized solicitation, or any form of lottery or gambling; that misidentifies You or impersonates any person or entity, including, without limitation, any employee or representative of EdgeTV, or falsely states, implies, or otherwise misrepresents Your affiliation with a person or entity by, for example, pretending to be someone other than You or pretending to represent a company or organization that You are not affiliated with or authorized to represent; or that could otherwise reasonably be deemed or viewed to be unethical, illegal or offensive.
Others’ Personal Information. You may not knowingly solicit or collect personal information from a child 12 years old or younger without appropriate prior verifiable parental consent.
Harm to Minors. You may not take any action on the Website or within the Application or use the Website and/or Application content to harm minors in any way.
Solicitation. You may not use the Website or App or any Website or Application content in a manner that violates any state or federal law regulating commercial e-mail, facsimile transmissions or telephone solicitations.
(b) The Website, the Application and the Website and Application content may contain and/or provide access to content provided by third parties, including, without limitation, information, dialogue, opinions, stories, advice, statistical data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages, and other materials, whether publicly or privately posted to or e-mailed or otherwise transmitted through the App or Website (“Third Party Content”) that may include content You find to be offensive, indecent or objectionable. The third party from whom or which any such Third Party Content originates is solely responsible for it and EdgeTV assumes no responsibility to verify, has no control or influence over, makes no representations regarding, and does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of any Third Party Content. Accordingly, EdgeTV has no liability of any kind to You or any other person relating to any Third Party Content, including, without limitation, mistake, misstatement of law, omission, falsehood, defamation, obscenity, pornography, profanity, opinion, representation and any other content contained in the Third Party Content or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Third Party Content. Statements of opinion and commentary in Third Party Content are those of the third party and, unless EdgeTV expressly states in writing to the contrary, EdgeTV neither endorses nor adopts as its belief any such statements. EdgeTV may provide information in articles EdgeTV posts or links to through the Website only for educational and general informational purposes and not as professional advice. EdgeTV has made no attempt to verify any information contained in any such articles.
(c) As a convenience to You and other Website visitors, the Website may contain links to websites that are owned and operated by third parties that are not affiliated with EdgeTV. When You uses these links, You will leave the App and/or Website and EdgeTV will have no ability to protect Your interests. Your visits to linked websites happen at Your own risk and it is Your responsibility to take any protective measures to guard against viruses and other destructive elements. EdgeTV is not responsible for and, unless it expressly states otherwise in writing, makes no warranty or representation regarding and does not endorse any linked website or any service, product or information provided on or through the linked website.
13. Copyright Infringement.
If You believe that Your intellectual property or work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, or that your intellectual property rights have been otherwise violated, please provide EdgeTV’s Agent for Notice with the following information in English (Your “Notice”):
• an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright or other intellectual property interest;
• a description of the copyrighted work or other intellectual property that You claim has been infringed;
• a description of where the material that You claim is infringing is located on the Website or within the Application;
• Your address, telephone number, and email address;
• a statement by You that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright or intellectual property owner, its agent, or the law;
• a statement by You, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in Your Notice is accurate and that You are the copyright or intellectual property owner or authorized to act on the copyright or intellectual property owner’s behalf.
In some circumstances, in order to notify the individual or entity who or which provided the allegedly infringing content to which EdgeTV has disabled access, EdgeTV may forward a copy of a valid Notice including name and email address to such individual or entity. EdgeTV’s Agent for Notice of claims of copyright or other intellectual property infringement can be reached as follows:
c/o Bennett Productions, Inc.
12233 West Olympic Boulevard, Suite 220
Los Angeles, CA 90064
(310) 428 – 9218
Each party shall pay its own costs and expenses in connection with this Agreement and its activities hereunder. The rights and obligations of the parties under this Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the State of California, without reference to conflict of law principles, and all disputes arising hereunder or in connection with this Agreement, the Website and/or the Application shall be resolved in the appropriate Federal or state court located solely and exclusively in Los Angeles County, CA. You hereby consent to exclusive jurisdiction in Los Angeles County, California, and agree not to raise any defense of forum non conviens or any similar defense. The relationship between the parties under this Agreement is that of independent contractors and neither shall be, nor represent itself to be, the joint venture, franchisor, franchisee, partner, agent or representative of the other party for any purpose whatsoever. This Agreement shall inure to the benefit of and be binding upon the parties hereto and their respective successors and assigns, but shall not be assignable by You without Company’s prior written consent. If any provision of this Agreement is held to be unenforceable or invalid for any reason, or if any governmental agency rules that any portion of this Agreement is illegal or contrary to public policy, the remaining provisions, to the extent feasible, will continue in full force and effect with such unenforceable or invalid provision to be changed and interpreted to best accomplish its original intent and objectives.