MONAMI ENTERTAINMENT LLC WEBSITE TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Terms & Conditions
Welcome to the Monami Entertainment web site. Monami Entertainment, its subsidiary and affiliated companies (“Monami”) maintain this site (“Site”) for your personal entertainment, information, education, and communication. Please feel free to browse the Site at any time; however, by browsing this Site, you are subject to the terms and conditions (“Terms and Conditions”) of this Site. By accessing this Site, you accept, without limitation or qualification, the following Terms and Conditions. If you do NOT accept the Terms and Conditions, then please discontinue your use of this Site.
USE OF SITE
Monami reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to amend the Terms and Conditions, and to modify, add or discontinue any aspect, content, or feature of the Site. Such amendments, modifications, additions, deletions shall become effective upon notice thereof, which may be provided to you by posting on the Site, via e-mail or any other means. Continued use of the Site by you shall constitute your binding acceptance of such amendments, modifications, additions or deletions. The Site is owned and operated by Monami and its affiliated companies and contains material that is derived in whole or in part from material supplied and owned by Monami and other sources. Such material is protected by copyright, trademark, and other applicable laws. You may not modify, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit, publicly display, prepare derivative works based on, or distribute in any way any material from the Site, including but not limited to text, audio, video, code and software. During your visit, however, you may download material displayed on the Site for non-commercial, personal use only (provided that you also retain all copyright and proprietary notices contained on the materials). Monami neither warrants nor represents that your use of materials displayed on the Site will not infringe rights of third parties not owned by or affiliated with Monami.
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
While Monami uses reasonable efforts to include up to date information in the Site, Monami makes no warranties or representations as to its accuracy, timeliness, reliability, completeness or otherwise. Monami has provided links and pointers to Internet sites maintained by third parties (“Third Party Sites”) and may from time to time provide third party materials on the Site. Neither Monami, its subsidiary companies, affiliates, or suppliers operate or control in any respect the information, products or services on these Third Party Sites. The content, materials, and products or services available in or accessible through the Site are AS IS and, to the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, MONAMI DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT, AND WARRANTIES IMPLIED FROM A COURSE OF PERFORMANCE OR COURSE OF DEALING. MONAMI DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED IN SUCH MATERIALS AND PRODUCTS, OR IN THE SITE, WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR USE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THE SITE, INCLUDING THE STORAGE SERVICES AND THEIR CONTENTS, OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES THEM AVAILABLE, ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
YOUR USE OF, AND BROWSING IN, THE SITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. YOU ASSUME FULL RESPONSBILITY FOR IMPLEMENTING SUFFICIENT PROCEDURES AND CHECKS TO SATISFY YOUR REQUIREMENTS FOR THE ACCURACY AND SUITABLILITY OF THE SITE, INCLUDING THE INFORMATION, AND FOR MAINTAINING ANY MEANS THAT YOU MAY REQUIRE FOR THE RECONSTRUCTION OF LOST DATA OR SUBSEQUENT MANIPULATIONS OR ANALYSES OF THE INFORMATION PROVIDED HEREUNDER. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOUR USE OF THE SITE AND ANY INFORMATION SENT OR RECEIVED IN CONNECTION THEREWITH, MAY NOT SECURE AND MAY BE INTERCEPTED BY UNAUTHORIZED PARTIES. YOU ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE ENTIRE COST OF ALL NECESSARY MAINTENANCE, REPAIR OR CORRECTION TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR OTHER PROPERTY. IN NO EVENT SHALL MONAMI, ITS SUBSIDIARY COMPANIES OR ITS AFFILIATES OR SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR OTHER DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OF THE SITE OR WITH THE DELAY OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE, OR FOR ANY INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS AND SERVICES ADVERTISED IN OR OBTAINED THROUGH THE SITE, MONAMI’S REMOVAL OR DELETION OF ANY MATERIALS OR RECORDS SUBMITTED OR POSTED ON ITS SITE, OR OTHERWISE ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF THE SITE, WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF MONAMI OR ANY OF ITS SUBSIDIARY COMPANIES, AFFILIATES OR SUPPLIERS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF DAMAGES. THIS WAIVER APPLIES, WITHOUT LIMITATION, TO ANY DAMAGES OR INJURY ARISING FROM ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, ERROR, OMISSION, INTERRUPTION, DELETION, DEFECT, DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, COMPUTER VIRUS, FILE CORRUPTION, COMMUNICATION-LINE FAILURE, NETWORK OR SYSTEM OUTAGE, OR THEFT, DESTRUCTION, UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO, ALTERATION OF, OR USE OF ANY RECORD. YOU SPECIFICALLY ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT MONAMI, ITS SUBSIDIARY COMPANIES, AFFILIATES OR SUPPLIERS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF ANY USER OF THE SITE.
While we are always happy to hear from you, it is Monami’s policy not to accept or consider creative materials, ideas, or suggestions other than those we specifically request. This is to avoid any misunderstandings if your ideas are similar to those we have developed independently. Therefore, we must request that you do NOT send to us any original creative materials such as screenplays, stories, original artwork, etc. Any communication or material you do transmit to the Site by electronic mail or otherwise will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary. Anything you transit or post shall be deemed the property of and may be used by Monami, or its affiliates, for any purpose, including, but not limited to, reproduction, disclosure, transmission, publication, broadcast and posting. Furthermore, Monami is free to use and shall be deemed to own, any ideas, concepts, know-how, or techniques contained in any communication you send to the Site for any purpose whatsoever, including, but not limited to, developing, manufacturing and marketing products using such information. Disclosure, submission, or offer of any submissions to the Site shall constitute an assignment to Monami of all worldwide rights, titles, and interests in all copyrights and other intellectual property rights in such submission. Monami may edit, copy, publish, distribute, translate, and otherwise use in any medium any submission that you forward to Monami and will own exclusively all such rights, titles, and interest and shall not be limited in any way in its use, commercial or otherwise, of the submission. Monami is and shall be under no obligation to: (1) maintain any of your or any user’s submissions in confidence; (2) to pay to you or any user any compensation for any submissions; or (2) to pay to you or any user any compensation for any submissions; or (3) to respond to any of your or any other user’s submissions.
The trademarks, logos, and service marks (collectively the “Trademarks”) displayed on the Site are registered and unregistered Trademarks of Monami and others. Nothing contained on the Site should be contained on the Site should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right to use any Trademark displayed on the Site without the written permission of Monami or such third party that may own the Trademarks displayed on the Site. Your misuse of the Trademarks displayed on the Site, or any other content on the Site, except as provided in these Terms and Conditions, is strictly prohibited. You are also advised that Monami will aggressively enforce its intellectual property rights to the fullest extent of the law, including seeking of criminal prosecution.
CHAT ROOMS/ MESSAGE BOARDS / BULLETIN BOARDS
The Site may provide you and other users an opportunity to submit, post, display, transit and/or exchange information, ideas, opinions, photographs, images, video, creative works or other information, messages, transmissions or material to us, the Site or others (“Post” or “Postings”). Postings do not reflect the views of Monami; and Monami does not have any obligation to monitor, edit, or review any Posting on the Site. Monami assumes NO responsibility or liability arising from the content of any such Postings nor for any error, defamation, libel, slander, omission, falsehood, obscenity, pornography, profanity, danger, or inaccuracy contained in any information within such Postings on the Site. You are strictly prohibited from posting or transmitting any unlawful, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, scandalous, inflammatory, pornographic, or profane material that could constitute or encourage conduct that would constitute or encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any law. Monami will fully cooperate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing Monami to disclose the identity of anyone posting any such information or materials.
You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold Monami and its parent, affiliates, and their respective officers, directors, owners, employees, agents, information providers and licensors (collectively the “Indemnified Parties”) harmless from and against any and all claims, liability, losses, actions, suits, costs and expenses (including attorneys’ fees) arising out of or incurred by any breach by you of these Terms and Conditions. Monami reserves the right, at its own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification you, and in such case, you agree to cooperate with Monami’s defense of such claim.
Monami, pursuant to 17 U.S.C. Section 512 as amended by Title II of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (the “Act”), reserves the right, but not the obligation, to terminate your license to use the Site if it determines in its sole and absolute discretion that you are involved in infringing activity, including allege acts of first-time or repeat infringement, regardless of whether the material or activity is ultimately determined to be infringing. Monami accommodates and does not interfere with standard technical measures used by copyright owners to protect their materials. In addition, pursuant to 17 U.S.C. Section 512(c), Monami has implemented procedures for receiving written notification of claimed infringements and for processing such claims in accordance with the Act. All claims of infringement must be submitted to Monami in a written complaint that complies with the requirements below and delivered to our designated agent to receive notification of claimed infringement by mail:
Monami Entertainment LLC
220 12th Avenue
New York, NY 10001
In addition, any written notice regarding any defamatory or infringing activity, whether of a copyright, patent, trademark or other proprietary right must include the following information:
A. A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of (1) the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed or (2) the person defamed.
B. Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site. Similarly for materials that are defamatory or infringe patent, trademark, or other proprietary rights of a third party, please submit a list of such materials.
C. Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing, to be the subject of infringing activity, or that is claimed to be defamatory and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the material.
D. Information reasonably sufficient to permit us to contact you, such as your address, telephone number, and/or e-mail address.
E. A statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the material, in the manner complained, of is not authorized by the copyright or other proprietary right owner, its agent, or the law.
F. A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that you are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed or on behalf of the person defamed.
This agreement shall be governed by, construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of the State of New York, as it is applied to agreements entered into and to be performed entirely with such state. Any action you, any third party or Monami bring to enforce this agreement or, in connection with, any matters related to this Site shall be brought only in either the state or Federal Courts located in New York, New York and you expressly consent to the jurisdiction of said courts. If any provision of this agreement shall be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from this agreement and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. This agreement and any posted operating rules constitute the entire agreement of the parties with respect to the subject matter hereof, and supersede all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether oral or written, between the parties with respect to such subject matter.
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