Terms and Conditions - LightSource

Updated 9 August 2016

Please read The LightSource Team Limited's ("our"/"us"/"we") Terms and Conditions, together with our Privacy Policy before you make use of our website www.lightsourcefilm.com (the "Website").

By using this Website, whether as a guest or as a registered user, you agree and accept all information stated in all of the above and below information. Please read these terms and conditions carefully before you start to use the Website. If you do not agree to our Terms and Conditions and our Privacy Policy, please do not use the Website. By using the Website, you consent to us processing information in accordance with our Privacy Policy and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.

The Website is operated by us. We are registered in England under company number 07725285 and have our registered office at Crown House, 2 Southampton Road, Ringwood, BH24 1HY. We can be contacted at aaron@lightsourcefilm.com. Our VAT number is 127072825.

If you are having difficulties viewing the Website contact us.

Ownership and Intellectual Property:

We own all intellectual property rights in the Website, and in all of the content on the Website (except content provided by third parties which we are licensed to use and publish on the Website) including, without limitation, graphics, logos, copy and text, sound effects, animations, layouts, scripts, information, data, concepts and ideas, designs, buttons, illustrations, photographs, icons, videos, URLs and technology. All materials relating to us is protected by copyright and other intellectual property rights.

You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from the Website for your personal reference only. You must not modify any of the materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text. Your breach of this provision means we reserve the right to immediately remove your account and your right to access the Website will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

Access:

Access to the Website is permitted on a temporary basis and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service we provide on the Website without notice. We will not be liable if for any reason the Website is unavailable at any time or for any period.

From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of the Website, or to our entire Website to users who have registered with us or if the need arises, we may suspend access to the Website or close it indefinitely.

You are responsible for making all the arrangements necessary for you to have access to the Website. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access the Website through your internet connection are aware of these terms and conditions and that they comply with them.

Usage:

We give you limited rights to use the Website strictly for your own personal use only (you must not use any part of the Website for your own commercial gain). You must not publish content owned by us without first obtaining our written permission and you must not reproduce content without our written permission.

Reliance on information:

Commentary and other materials posted on the Website are not intended to amount to advice upon which reliance should be placed. We therefore disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by any visitor to the Website, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.

Updates:

We aim to update the Website regularly, and may change content at any time. Please note, however, that any of the material on the Website may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material. We are not responsible for any content being out of date or inaccurate.

Each time you use the Website, you are bound to our then current Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy.

You must ensure that your details and content are up-to-date on this Website. If you post a work notification, you should remove it once the request is fulfilled. We reserve the right to remove content, in some cases, for example looking for work posts, every 4 hours. If your request has not been fulfilled prior to its removal, you will need to post it again.

Account usage:

An account created is for the use of one person (the creator) and nobody else. You must treat such account details as confidential and not disclose your account details to anyone else. You must also not create an account on behalf of any other person. If we have reason to believe that your account details have been disclosed to anyone else or if you have created an account on behalf of somebody else, we reserve the right to remove the account. You are responsible for the safe storage of your login details.

Notice Boards:

You must not publish any other content on the notice boards other than work notifications.

Contacting you:

You agree that we may contact you by any means of contact details you have provided.

Age Restrictions:

You must be 18 years old to use this website.

Data hacking:

We are committed to providing a safe and secure online environment. However, you accept that we are not responsible for any hacking attempts on this Website. If, despite our commitment above, the Website is hacked, and personal data is taken, we will not be held responsible. You accept that you are responsible for publishing information about yourself and other people.

Publishing content:

Any content you publish or upload must be correct, factual, accurate, up to date (or where you are stating your opinion, it must be genuinely held) and comply with all applicable law. You must not publish or upload any material on this Website, or any content that: (i) contains any material which is defamatory; (ii) contains any material which is, or could be deemed to be, obscene, offensive, hateful, inflammatory or false; (iii) promotes sexually explicit material; (iv) promotes violence; (v) promotes discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age; (vi) infringes any intellectual property right of any other person; (vii) could deceive any person; (viii) is in breach of any legal duty owed to a third party, such as a contractual duty or a duty of confidence; (ix) could promote any illegal activity; (x) could be threatening, abuse or invade another's privacy, or cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety; (xi) could be likely to harass, upset, embarrass, alarm or annoy any other person; (xii) impersonates any person or misrepresents your identity or affiliation with any person; (xiii) gives the impression that such material emanates from us (if this is not the case); or (xiv) advocates, promotes or assists any unlawful act such as, without limitation, copyright infringement or computer misuse.

You must not submit content owned or produced by anyone else. We may choose to use your ideas, graphics, writing and any submission you make commercially. You therefore hereby grant to us an exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, sub-licensable, transferable, irrevocable and worldwide licence to use and exploit any submissions you make through the Website (including any intellectual property rights in any submission) for any purpose whatsoever. You hereby waive all moral rights which may subsist in any content submitted by you.

We have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any material posted or uploaded by you to the Website constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, their right to privacy or constitutes a breach of confidentiality or any law or regulation.

Mandatory information:

When signing up for an account, you agree to provide the following mandatory information: First name, surname, email address, a password and your location.

Emails:

When creating an account, you agree that all posts made by other users will be sent to the email address you have provided. This email address must be yours. You can update email preferences in the edit profile section of the website.

Usage of data and information:

By creating an account, we grant you the right to use information on this Website, for the sole intended purpose and for a limited amount of time. The information contained on this Website should not be duplicated, copied, disputed, printed or disclosed to any other party.

You will not be paid or compensated in any way for anything you submit and you waive any rights to content you submit.

Photos:

You should read our Privacy Policy before publishing any photos on the Website. We are not responsible for any photos published and we are not responsible for photos of individuals, companies, organisations, and TV or film productions being published on our Website. Photos published are the act of individual for which we are not responsible. By publishing photos on the Website, you accept that you are completely responsible for the publication. You should seek permission before publishing photos of any individual or TV / Film production on this Website.

Personal Identifiable Information:

Certain information you publish on this Website is likely to reveal personal identifiable information about you. For example gender, ethnicity, age, contact details, historical career information and other information about you. By publishing this information you acknowledge that this is your decision and you are responsible for this information being disclosed. We are in no way responsible for the disclosure of this information. Any information published by you is at your own risk. By creating an account, you give us permission to use, analyse, publish, duplicate and copy information you provide in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

Forum:

The website may, from time to time, contain a forum. Opinions, expressions and text written by users is not our responsibly. We accept no responsibility for anything published by users of the Website. If you would like to report unsuitable content, please contact us.

We are under no obligation to oversee, monitor or moderate any interactive service we provide on the Website and we expressly exclude our liability for any loss or damage arising from the use of any interactive service by a user in contravention of these terms and conditions, whether the service is moderated or not.

Contacts:

The Website offers the facility for members to add individuals to their contacts for ease of use. By using this Website, you agree to allow this functionality.

I want to remove my account:

If you would like your account removed, please contact us.

Linking:

If you are linking to the Website, you must obtain our permission before doing so.

Malicious use and access without permission:

You must not try to access the Website for malicious purposes, or try to access hosting, domain names, graphics, content, database or content management systems. You must not publish or add any malicious code to the Website or otherwise knowingly introduce viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to the Website, the server upon which the Website is stored or any server, computer or database connected to the Website. You must not attack the Website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of-service attack.

By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use the Website shall cease immediately.

We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of the Website or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.

You are not permitted to transmit or procure the sending of, any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or any other form of similar solicitation (also known as "spam").

Content published at external websites:

Where the Website contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. We have no control over the contents of those websites and accept no responsibility or liability for any content published at third party websites. Your use of any third party websites may be subject to the relevant third party's terms and conditions, and it is your responsibility to make yourself aware of those terms and conditions. We do not endorse any products, services or anything else advertised on our Website.

Third Party Developers:

We use third party developers and applications in order to run and maintain the Website. We are not responsible for these people, organisations and the services they provide.

Termination/suspension of accounts:

We reserve the right in our sole discretion, to remove or suspend accounts without warning or reason. If we have reason to believe that you have published content that could be harmful to us, our reputation or users, or if you have published unsuitable or offensive content, your account will be terminated.

Where a breach of these terms and conditions has occurred or, we reasonably suspect a breach, we may take such action as we deem appropriate, including the disclosure of information to law enforcement authorities.

Removal of content:

We reserve the right to remove content from the Website without warning or reason if we feel it is unsuitable and offensive. We reserve the right to remove any content from the Website at any time, acting in our absolute discretion.

Monitoring content:

We will monitor content from time to time. We do not accept responsibility for any content published on this Website.

Disclaimer and indemnification:

The material displayed on the Website is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy.

To the extent permitted by law, we and any third parties connected to us, hereby expressly exclude: (i) all conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity; and (ii) any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by any user in connection with the Website or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of the Website, any websites linked to it and any materials posted on it, including, without limitation any liability for: (a) loss of income or revenue; (b) loss of business; (c) loss of profits or contracts; (d) loss of anticipated savings; (e) loss of data; (f) loss of goodwill; (g) wasted management or office time; and (h) for any other loss or damage of any kind, howsoever arising and whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise' even if foreseeable, provided that this condition shall not prevent claims for loss of or damage to your tangible property or any other claims for direct financial loss that are not excluded by any of the categories set out above.

For the avoidance of doubt, nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall limit our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, nor our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation nor any other liability the limitation of which is not permitted by law.

By using this Website, you indemnify us completely from any loss, damages or claims we may suffer from anyone resulting from your use or uploading of material.

Jurisdiction and applicable law

The English courts will have the exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, a visit to the Website (although we retain the right to bring proceedings against you for breach of these terms and conditions in any other relevant country).

These terms and conditions and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with them or their subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims) shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales.

If you have any queries relating to our Terms and Conditions or any material that appears on the Website, please contact us.

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