Terms of Use

Please review these terms and conditions of use carefully before using Animatron LLC’s websites and services, including animatron.com

This document states the terms and conditions (“Terms”) upon which Animatron LLC (“we” or “us”) will give access to you to its service on and through its website, including animatron.com (the “Service”). These Terms constitute a contractual agreement between you and us. By visiting, accessing, using, and/or joining (collectively “using”) the Service, you express your understanding and acceptance of these Terms. As used in this document, the terms “you” or “your” refers to you, any entity you represent, your or its representatives, successors, assigns and affiliates, and any of your or their devices. If you do not agree to be bound by these Terms, navigate away from the Service and cease using it.

1. Eligibility and Accounts

You must be at least thirteen (13) years of age to use the Service. Use of the Service is not permitted where prohibited by law.

You must create an account with us (an “Account”) to use the Service to its fullest extent. You represent and warrant that all information that you provide to us in creating your Account is complete and accurate. You shall update such information when it changes or when we request.

By creating an Account on behalf of a company or other entity, you represent and warrant that you have the authority and capacity to enter into these Terms and bind the entity on its behalf.

You shall not use another person or entity’s Account without authorization. You shall be solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of and restricted access to your Account. You shall be solely responsible for all activities that occur under your Account. You shall notify us immediately of any breach of security or unauthorized use of your Account. Pursuant to the terms herein, we shall not be liable for any losses resulting from any unauthorized use of your Account and, in addition to Sections 11 and 12 hereof, you hereby indemnify us and hold us harmless for any such unauthorized use. You acknowledge and understand that anyone who gains access to your Account will gain access to your all of your data on your Account, including any private content.

2. Grant of Use and Termination

We grant you a non-exclusive, non-transferable and limited right to access, non-publicly display, and use the Service, including all content available therein (the “Content”) on your computer or mobile device consistent with these Terms.

This grant is terminable by us at will for any reason and at our sole discretion, with or without prior notice. Upon termination, we may, but shall not be obligated to: (i) delete or deactivate your account, (ii) block your e-mail and/or IP addresses or otherwise terminate your use of and ability to use the Service, and/or (iii) remove and/or delete any of your User Submissions (defined below). You agree not to use or attempt to use the Service after said termination. Upon termination, the grant of your right to use the Service shall terminate, but all other portions of these Terms shall survive. You acknowledge that we are not responsible to you or any third party for the termination of your grant of use.

3. Intellectual Property

The Content on the Service, excluding User Submissions and Third Party Content (defined below), but including other text, graphical images, photographs, music, video, software, scripts and trademarks, service marks and logos contained therein (collectively “Proprietary Materials”), are owned by and/or licensed to us. All Proprietary Materials are subject to copyright, trademark and/or other rights under the laws of applicable jurisdictions, including domestic laws, foreign laws, and international conventions. We reserve all our rights over our Proprietary Materials.

Except as otherwise explicitly permitted, you agree not to copy, modify, publish, transmit, distribute, participate in the transfer or sale of, create derivative works of, or in any other way exploit, in whole or in part, any Content.

4. User Submissions

You are entirely responsible for any and all materials you create, upload, submit or otherwise make available via the Service, including videos, animations or any other communications or profile information (collectively, “User Submissions”). User Submissions cannot always be withdrawn. You acknowledge that any disclosure of personal information in User Submissions may make you personally identifiable and that we do not guarantee any confidentiality with respect to User Submissions.

You shall be solely responsible for any and all of your own User Submissions and any and all consequences of positing, uploading, publishing or otherwise making them available. For any of your User Submissions, you affirm, represent and/or warrant that:

  1. You own or have the necessary licenses, permissions, rights or consents to use and authorize us to use all trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets or other proprietary rights in and to User Submissions for any and all uses contemplated by the Service and these Terms; and
  2. You have written consent, release, and/or permission from each and every identifiable individual in the User Submission to use the name and/or likeness of each and every such identifiable individual to enable use of the User Submission for any and all uses contemplated by the Service and these Terms.

You further agree that you shall not submit material that:

  1. Is copyrighted, protected by trade secret or trademark laws, or otherwise subject to third party proprietary rights, including privacy and publicity rights, unless you are the owner of such rights or have explicit permission from the rightful owner to submit the material and to grant us all of the license rights granted herein;
  2. Is obscene, vulgar, illegal, unlawful, defamatory, fraudulent, libelous, harmful, harassing, abusive, threatening, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, hateful, racially or ethnically offensive, inflammatory, or otherwise inappropriate as decided by us in our sole discretion;
  3. Depicts illegal activities, promotes or depicts physical harm or injury against any group or individual, or promotes or depicts any act of cruelty to animals;
  4. Impersonates any person or entity or otherwise misrepresents you in any way, including creating a false identity;
  5. Would constitute, encourage or provide instructions for a criminal offense, a violation of the rights of any party, or that would otherwise create liability or violate any local, state, national or international law; or
  6. Is unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotion, “spam” or any other form of solicitation.
  7. Is sexually explicit or suggestive.

We claim no ownership or control over User Submissions or Third Party Content. You or a third party licensor, as appropriate, retain all copyrights to User Submissions and you are responsible for protecting those rights as appropriate. You irrevocably grant us a world-wide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, non-cancelable, sub-licenseable license to reproduce, publicly perform, publicly display, distribute, adapt, modify, publish, translate, create derivative works of and otherwise exploit User Submissions for any purpose, including without limitation any purpose contemplated by the Service and these Terms. Furthermore, you also grant other users of the Service a right and license to display, stream and download User Submissions in connection with their use of the Service and for other personal use. You also irrevocably waive and cause to be waived against us and any of our users any claims and assertions of moral rights or attribution with respect to User Submissions.

You represent and warrant that you have all the rights, power and authority necessary to grant the rights granted herein to User Submissions. Specifically, you represent and warrant that you own the title to the User Submissions, that you have the right to upload the User Submissions to the Service, and that uploading the User Submissions will not infringe upon any other party’s rights or your contractual obligations to other parties.

You acknowledge that we may at our sole discretion refuse to publish, remove, or block access to any User Submission for any reason, or for no reason at all, with or without notice.

You acknowledge that if a User Submission is marked as private, we will undertake commercially reasonable means to keep such content from becoming publicly available on the Service, but that our obligations and liability are limited by the further terms of this agreement.

Without limiting the other indemnification provisions herein, you agree to defend us against any claim, demand, suit or proceeding made or brought against us by a third-party alleging that your User Submissions or your use of the Service in violation of these Terms infringes or misappropriates the intellectual property rights of any third-party or violates applicable law and you shall indemnify us for any and all damages against us and for reasonable attorney’s fees and other costs incurred by us in connection with any such claim, demand, suit or proceeding.

5. Content on the Service

You understand and acknowledge that, when using the Service, you will be exposed to content from a variety of sources including content made available on the Service by other users and through automated or other means (collectively, “Third Party Content”) and that we do not control and are not responsible for any Third Party Content. You understand and acknowledge that you may be exposed to content that is inaccurate, offensive, indecent or otherwise objectionable or may cause harm to your computer systems and, without limiting the other limitation of liability provisions herein, you agree to waive, and hereby do waive, any legal or equitable rights or remedies you may have against us with respect thereto.

We claim no ownership or control over Third Party Content. Third parties retain all rights to Third Party Content and they are responsible for protecting their rights as appropriate.

You understand and acknowledge that we assume no responsibility whatsoever for monitoring the Service for inappropriate content or conduct. If at any time we choose, in our sole discretion, to monitor such content, we assume no responsibility for such content, have no obligation to modify or remove any such content (including User Submissions and Third Party Content), and assume no responsibility for the conduct of others submitting any such content (including User Submissions and Third Party Content).

Without limiting the provisions below on limitations of liability and disclaimers of warranties, all Content (including User Submissions and Third Party Content) on the Service is provided to you “AS-IS” for your information and personal use only and you shall not use, copy, reproduce, distribute, transmit, broadcast, display, sell, license or otherwise exploit for any other purpose whatsoever the Content without the prior written consent of the respective owners/licensors of the Content.

You acknowledge that we may at our sole discretion refuse to publish, remove, or block access to any Content for any reason, or for no reason at all, with or without notice.

6. User Conduct

You represent and warrant that all the information and content provided by you to us is accurate and current and that you have all necessary rights, power and authority to (i) agree to these Terms, (ii) provide the User Submissions to us, and (iii) perform the acts required of you under these Terms.

As a condition of your use of the Service:

  1. You agree not to use the Service for any unlawful purpose or in any way that is prohibited by these Terms;
  2. You agree to abide by all applicable local, state, national and international laws and regulations;
  3. You agree not to use the Service in any way that exposes us to criminal or civil liability;
  4. You agree that you are solely responsible for all acts and omissions that occur as a result of your use of the Service;
  5. You agree that all your User Submissions that you provide to us belongs to you and that you have the right and authority to provide it to us;
  6. You agree to maintain the security of your login password and to be fully responsible for any and all use of your account;
  7. You agree not to use or attempt to use any other party’s account on the Service without authorization;
  8. You agree not to use any automated means, including robots, crawlers or data mining tools, to download, monitor or use data or Content from the Service;
  9. You agree not to use the Service to collect usernames and/or e-mail addresses for sending unsolicited messages of any kind;
  10. You agree not to take any action that imposes, or may impose, in our sole discretion, an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our technology infrastructure or otherwise make excessive demands on it;
  11. You agree not to “stalk” or otherwise harass anyone on or through the Service;
  12. You agree not to forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any information you transmit;
  13. You agree not to disable, circumvent, or otherwise interfere with security related features of the Service or features that prevent or restrict use or copying of any content or which enforce limitations on the use of the Service or the content therein;
  14. You agree not to post, link to, or otherwise make available on the Service any material that contains software viruses or any computer code, file or program designed to interrupt, destroy, limit or monitor the functionality of any computer software or hardware or any telecommunications equipment;
  15. You agree not to license, sublicense, sell, resell, transfer, assign, distribute or otherwise in any way commercially exploit or make available the Service or any Content to any third party;
  16. You agree not to “frame” or “mirror” the Service; and
  17. You agree not to reverse engineer any portion of the Service.

We reserve the right to take appropriate action against any user for any unauthorized use of the Service, including civil, criminal and injunctive redress and the termination of any user’s use of the Service. Any use of the Service and our computer systems not authorized by these Terms is a violation of these Terms and certain international, foreign and domestic criminal and civil laws, including the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act.

7. Fees

We may charge you a subscription fee to give you full use of the Service. Plans, fees and services available will be posted on the Service and may change from time to time in our sole discretion. All fees are in United States Dollars. Fees are subject to change and may vary due to various reasons, including special and limited promotional offers. All payments, including subscription fees, must be made with a valid credit card or debit card, the information of which may be kept on file by us or by our credit card processing contractor (a “Filed Card”). Fees for the indicated period of the subscription must be paid in advance of the period for which you seek to use it. You may not have access to your account and the Service if you have not paid your subscription fee for that period.

In order to make a purchase, you may be asked to supply certain information to allow us to process and authorize your purchase, including, without limitation, your name, address, card number, card expiration date, shipping information, card security number and other information. You represent and warrant that (i) you have the legal right to use form of payment that you use and that (ii) the information that you are providing with that form of payment is true and correct. You acknowledge that we may use a third party for the purposes of processing or facilitating any payment and that by submitting your information to us you grant us the right to provide this information to such third parties.

We reserve the right to refuse, cancel or terminate your order for any time and for any reason in our sole discretion. Without limiting the foregoing, we reserve the right to refuse, cancel or terminate your order because of product or service unavailability, errors in the description or price of our product or service and errors in your order.

For your convenience and satisfaction all subscriptions will automatically renew upon expiration unless your subscription is cancelled prior to the end of the then current subscription period. Upon all automatic renewals, YOUR FILED CARD WILL BE AUTOMATICALLY CHARGED FOR THE NEXT SUBSCRIPTION PERIOD. YOU HEREBY AUTHORIZE US AND OUR AGENTS (INCLUDING PAYMENT PROCESSORS WE MAY USE) TO CHARGE YOUR FILED CARD FOR SUCH PAYMENTS ON YOUR BEHALF.

You agree not to report as fraudulent, lost or stolen any form of payment which you have used in conjunction with payment to us, for which you do not have a good faith reason to believe is in fact fraudulent, lost or stolen. You agree not to report as unauthorized any charge by us for any goods or services, including subscriptions, for which you do not have a good faith reason to believe is in fact unauthorized. You agree that, absent good faith, in the event of any such report you shall be liable to us for such charge or obligation plus an additional $100 administrative fee. The liability specified in this paragraph will not limit our rights or any other liability you may have for any other reason, including a breach of any other provision of these Terms.

If at any time we terminate your rights to use the Service because of a breach of these Terms, you shall not be entitled to a refund of any portion of your fees. In all other respects, such fees shall be governed by additional rules, terms, conditions or agreements posted on the Service and/or imposed by any sales agent or payment processing company, as may be amended from time to time.

8. Privacy Policy

We retain a separate Privacy Policy and your assent to these Terms also signifies your assent to the Privacy Policy. We reserve the right to amend the Privacy Policy at any time by posting such amendments to the Service. No other notification may be made to you about any amendments. Your continued use of the Service following such amendments will constitute your acceptance of such amendments, regardless of whether you have actually read them.

9. Copyright Claims

We respect the intellectual property rights of others. You may not infringe the copyright, trademark or other proprietary informational rights of any party. We may in our sole discretion remove any Content we have reason to believe violates any of the intellectual property rights of others and may terminate your use of the Service if you submit any such Content.

REPEAT INFRINGER POLICY. AS PART OF OUR REPEAT-INFRINGEMENT POLICY, ANY USER FOR WHOSE MATERIAL WE RECEIVE THREE GOOD-FAITH AND EFFECTIVE COMPLAINTS WITHIN ANY CONTIGUOUS SIX-MONTH PERIOD WILL HAVE HIS GRANT OF USE OF THE SERVICE TERMINATED.

Pursuant to Title 17, Section 512(c)(2) of the United States Code, if you believe that any of your copyrighted material is being infringed on the Service, we have designated an agent to receive notifications of claimed copyright infringement. Notifications should be e-mailed to legal@animatron.com (with the subject line “Copyright Infringement”) or sent to:

Copyright Agent
6750 N. Andrews Ave., Suite 200
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309
United States
Fax: (800) 371-0235
Email: legal@animatron.com

All notifications not relevant to us or ineffective under the law will receive no response or action thereupon. An effective notification of claimed infringement must be a written communication to our agent that includes substantially the following:

  1. Identification of the copyrighted work that is believed to be infringed. Please describe the work and, where possible, include a copy or the location (e.g., a URL) of an authorized version of the work;
  2. Identification of the material that is believed to be infringing and its location. Please describe the material and provide a URL or any other pertinent information that will allow us to locate the material on the Service;
  3. Information that will allow us to contact you, including your address, telephone number and, if available, your e-mail address;
  4. A statement that you have a good faith belief that the use of the material complained of is not authorized by you, your agent or the law;
  5. A statement that the information in the notification is accurate and that under penalty of perjury that you are the owner or are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the work that is allegedly infringed; and
  6. A physical or electronic signature from the copyright holder or an authorized representative.

10. Modification of These Terms

We reserve the right to amend these Terms at any time by posting such amended Terms to the Service. No other notification may be made to you about any amendments. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOUR CONTINUED USE OF THE WEBSITE FOLLOWING SUCH AMENDMENTS WILL CONSTITUTE YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF SUCH AMENDMENTS, REGARDLESS OF WHETHER YOU HAVE ACTUALLY READ THEM.

11. Indemnification and Release

You hereby agree to indemnify us and hold us harmless from any and all third-party claims and expenses, including attorney’s fees, arising from your use of the Service or from your breach of these Terms.

In the event that you have a dispute with one of more other users or any third parties, you hereby release us, our officers, employees, agents and successors-in-right from claims, demands and damages (actual and consequential) of every kind or nature, known and unknown, suspected and unsuspected, disclosed and undisclosed, arising out of or in any way related to such disputes and/or the Service.

12. Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitations of Liabilities

READ THIS SECTION CAREFULLY AS IT LIMITS OUR LIABILITY TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.

The Service may contain links to third-party websites or services which are independent of us. We assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of and make no representation or warranty as to the accuracy, completeness or authenticity of information contained in any third party website or service. We have no right or ability to edit the content of any third party websites or service. You acknowledge that we shall not be liable for any and all liability arising from your use of any third party website or service.

The Service is provided “AS-IS” and without any warranty or condition, express, implied or statutory. We specifically disclaim to the fullest extent any implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, information accuracy, integration, interoperability or quiet enjoyment. We disclaim any warranties for viruses or other harmful components in connection with the Service. Some jurisdictions do not allow or limit the disclaimer of implied warranties, therefore in such jurisdictions, some of the foregoing disclaimers may not apply to you or be limited.

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL WE BE LIABLE FOR DIRECT, INDIRECT INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES (EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES) RESULTING FROM ANY ASPECT OF YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE, WHETHER, WITHOUT LIMITATION, SUCH DAMAGES ARISE FROM (i) YOUR USE, MISUSE OR INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICE, (ii) YOUR RELIANCE ON ANY CONTENT ON THE SERVICE, (iii) THE INTERRUPTION, SUSPENSION, MODIFICATION, ALTERATION OR COMPLETE DISCONTINUANCE OF THE SERVICE OR (iv) THE TERMINATION OF THE SERVICE BY US. THESE LIMITATIONS ALSO APPLY WITH RESPECT TO DAMAGES INCURRED BY REASON OF OTHER SERVICES OR PRODUCTS RECEIVED OR ADVERTISED IN CONNECTION WITH THE SERVICE. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW OR LIMIT SOME LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY, THEREFORE IN SUCH JURISDICTIONS, SOME OF THE FOREGOING LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT (i) THE SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS OR EXPECTATIONS, (ii) THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE, (iii) THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE, (iv) THE QUALITY OF ANY PRODUCTS, SERVICES, INFORMATION, CONTENT OR OTHER MATERIAL OBTAINED THROUGH THE SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS OR EXPECTATIONS, OR (v) ANY ERRORS IN CONTENT WILL BE CORRECTED.

ANY CONTENT OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE SERVICE IS OBTAINED AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK. YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOU, YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR OTHER DEVICE OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM SUCH CONTENT.

YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE RIGHT AND REMEDY IN CASE OF DISSATISFACTION WITH THE SERVICE OR ANY OTHER GRIEVANCE SHALL BE THE TERMINATION OF YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, IN NO CASE SHALL THE MAXIMUM LIABILITY OF US ARISING FROM OR RELATING TO YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE EXCEED THE AMOUNT PAID BY YOU TO US BY YOU PURSUANT TO THESE TERMS IN THE TWELVE (12) MONTHS PRECEDING THE ACCRUAL OF A CLAIM.

13. Choice of Law and Venue

To the maximum extent permitted by law, these Terms as well as any claim, cause of action, or dispute that may arise between you and us, are governed by the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts without regard to conflict of law provisions. FOR ANY CLAIM BROUGHT BY EITHER PARTY, YOU AGREE TO SUBMIT AND CONSENT TO THE PERSONAL AND EXCLUSIVE JURISDICTION IN, AND THE EXCLUSIVE VENUE OF THE COURTS IN MIDDLESEX COUNTY, MASSACHUSETTS.

14. General Terms

  1. These Terms, as amended from time to time, constitute the entire agreement between you and us and supersede all prior agreements between you and us and may not be modified without our written consent.
  2. Our failure to enforce any provision of these Terms will not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right.
  3. If any part of these Terms is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law, then the invalid and unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of the agreement shall continue in effect.
  4. Nothing herein is intended, nor will be deemed, to confer rights or remedies upon any third party.
  5. These Terms are not assignable, transferable or sub-licensable by you except with our prior written consent, but may be assigned or transferred by us without restriction.
  6. You agree that we may provide you with notices by e-mail, regular mail, or postings to the Service.
  7. The section titles in these Terms are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect.
  8. As used in these Terms, the term “including” is illustrative and not limitative.
  9. If this agreement is translated and executed in any language other than English and there is any conflict as between the translation and the English version, the English version shall control.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about these Terms, please contact us at:

www.animatron.com

2 Seaport Lane, Suite 8C, 8th Floor, Seaport East
Boston, MA 02210

legal@animatron.com

This document was last updated on September 13, 2015