THESE WEBSITE TERMS govern your general use of and access to the public-facing portions of the Internet website http://www.splashnews.com (the "Site"). These Terms are to be considered "Service-Specific Terms" pursuant to Splash's "Universal Terms", which are hereby incorporated by reference (copy available at: http://www.splashnews.com/terms). Unless otherwise specified, all capitalized words shall retain any special meanings and definitions used in the Universal Terms or any applicable Service-Specific Terms.
In consideration of the foregoing recitals and the mutual covenants, promises and agreements set forth herein, you and Splash agree as follows:
These Terms are effective upon posting. By using the Splash services covered by these Terms and thereby agreeing to these Terms, you agree that this version of these Terms applies to all media submitted under these Terms and any media previously submitted to Splash, whether pursuant to previous versions of these Terms or other agreements between you and Splash. If you do not consent to any of these things, you may not use the Site.
2. USE OF SITE:
Subject to the additional restrictions found in the Universal Terms, Splash gives you a limited, non-exclusive, revocable, worldwide license to load a transitory copy of the HTML code, scripts, video and images displayed on or accessible via the Site into an Internet browser, but only for basic viewing and navigation purposes. However, you may never, absent express written consent from Splash do any of the following:
3. LINKS TO THIRD PARTY WEBSITES:
The Site may, under certain circumstances, provide links to other websites or other online destinations. Any inclusion of these links is done solely for your convenience and does not mean that Splash monitors, controls, sponsors or endorses any of the sites they point to. Splash is in no way liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by your use of or reliance upon any information, content, goods, products or services available on or via third-party sites or linked online resources. Splash is also not responsible for their availability or ease of access.
Splash is committed to protecting your privacy. Please refer to the Universal Terms to learn about the practices Splash follows with respect to personally-identifiable information you provide while visiting the Site.
5. COPYRIGHT/INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:
Nothing herein is intended to convey any right, title or interest in the Site or any Works or other materials displayed on or accessible via the Site. Splash expressly reserves complete title and full copyright and other intellectual property interests for all such items. If you are a rights-holder and wish to submit a claim for infringement, please refer to the appropriate section of the Universal Terms for information on Splash's policies and procedures.
6. FORUM COMMENTS AND USER-GENERATED CONTENT:
Splash allows, under certain circumstances, users to post comments and other messages on or via the Site. By submitting such user-generated content, you grant Splash a royalty-free, unrestricted, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive and fully transferable, assignable and sublicensable right and license to use, copy, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform, display it in any form or technology now known or later developed, including for promotional and/or commercial purposes. Please review the relevant Service restrictions found in the Universal Terms for Splash's policies regarding these submissions. Separate from and in addition to such restrictions, you may not upload, post, transmit, distribute or otherwise publish through the Site any materials or information which restricts or inhibits others from using the Site or any Services offered thereby; or that contains viruses, spyware, adware, embedded links or advertising, chain letters or other undesirable components; or that violates any law, rule or regulation of any jurisdiction. You also may not impersonate any other person or entity, whether actual or fictitious, including but limited to Splash and/or its staff. You bear sole responsibility for the content you submit, and agree to indemnify and hold harmless Splash in accordance with the Universal Terms.
7. TERM AND TERMINATION:
Subject to the termination provisions found in the Universal Terms, these Website Terms shall continue as long as you continue to interact with and use the Site unless terminated by you or by Splash in accordance with the Universal Terms.
By using the Splash services covered by these Terms, you thereby agreeing to these Terms. Further, you agree that this version of these Terms applies to all Works licensed under these Terms and any Works previously licensed from Splash, whether pursuant to previous versions of these Terms or other agreements between you and Splash. Splash may, at its option and without prior notice, freely assign these License Terms and any rights or obligations obtained or incurred hereunder, including without limitation the license in Section 2 and/or rights to compensation under Section 3, to (i) any surviving entity in a merger, acquisition or consolidation in which Splash participates; (ii) a buyer in connection with a sale of all or substantially all of the assets of Splash, or (iii) any affiliate of Splash.
Last revision date: July 23, 2011.