Terms & Conditions

This page describes the terms and conditions that govern your use of the website www.cultureforum.org offered by Culture Forum  (“CF”, “us” or “we”).

 

GENERAL RULES AND DEFINITIONS 

If you choose to use www.cultureforum.org, any mobile sites and applications, or any of the features of this site (the “Site”), including but not limited to RSS, API, software and other downloads (collectively, the “Services”), you will be agreeing to abide by all of the terms and conditions of these Terms of Service between you and Culture Forum.  However you access the Sites and Services, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions.

We may change, add or remove portions of these Terms of Service at any time, which shall become effective immediately upon posting. It is your responsibility to review these Terms of Service prior to each use of the Site and Services and by continuing to use this Site and Services, you agree to any changes.  We may change, suspend or discontinue any aspect of the Services at any time to reflect changes to our products, our users’ needs and our business priorities. We may also impose limits on certain features and services or restrict your access to parts or all of the Services without notice or liability. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access the Site through your internet connection are aware of these terms and conditions, and that they comply with them.

Your continued use of the Site and Services now, or following the posting of notice of changes in these operating rules, will indicate acceptance by you of such rules. We recommend that you print a copy of these terms and conditions for future reference.

 

USER CONTENT

Users of our site may be permitted to submit content for publication in various areas of the Culture Forum Site and Services, or where you are invited to submit any contribution to Culture Forum. You will be deemed to consent to Culture Forum’s terms and conditions, if you choose to post any content or comments to the Culture Forum Site or Services.

When you submit content to us, you agree and represent that you have created that content, or you have received permission from, or are authorized by, the owner of any part of the content to submit it to the Site or Services.

You or the owner of the content still own the copyright in the content sent to us, but by submitting content to us (the “Submissions”), you are granting Culture Forum a perpetual, nonexclusive, world-wide, royalty free, sub-licensable license to the Submissions, which includes without limitation the right for Culture Forum or any third party it designates, to use, copy, transmit, excerpt, publish, distribute, publicly display, publicly perform, create derivative works of, host, index, cache, tag, encode, modify and adapt (including without limitation the right to adapt to streaming, downloading, broadcast, mobile, digital, thumbnail, scanning or other technologies) in any form or media now known or hereinafter developed and on any platform either now known or hereinafter invented, any Submission posted by you on or to the Services or any other Web site owned by Culture Forum, including any Submission posted on or to the Services through a third party.

You acknowledge that any Submissions you make to the Site or Services may be edited, removed, modified, published, transmitted, and displayed by Culture Forum and you waive any rights you may have in having the material altered or changed in a manner not agreeable to you. We may remove your content from use at any time. We make no promise to store or keep showing any Submissions and we have no obligation to maintain or provide you with a copy of any Submissions (other than as required by applicable law).  Submissions made to the Site or Services may also be included in our RSS feeds, APIs and made available for republishing through other formats.

By making a Submission, you are consenting to its display and publication on the Site and in the Services and for related online and offline promotional uses.

 

We accept no liability in respect of any content submitted by users and published by us or by authorized third parties.

You acknowledge and agree that when you post content on the Site or Services, or view content provided by others, you are doing so at your own discretion and risk, including any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, of that content. You further acknowledge and agree that the views expressed by you and other users in that content do not necessarily reflect the views of Culture Forum, and we do not support or endorse any user content. You acknowledge that we have no obligation to pre-screen, monitor, review, or edit any content posted by you and other users on the Culture Forum Site.

You are solely responsible for the content of your Submissions. However, while Culture Forum does not and cannot review every Submission and is not responsible for the content of these messages, Culture Forum reserves the right to delete, move, or edit Submissions that it, in its sole discretion, deems abusive, defamatory, obscene, in violation of copyright or trademark laws, or otherwise unacceptable.

You shall not upload to, or distribute or otherwise publish on to the Services any libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, abusive, or otherwise illegal material.

You understand that the technical processing and transmission of the Site may involve (i) transmissions over various networks; and (ii) changes to content to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting networks or devices.  Culture Forum assumes no responsibility for the deletion or failure to store postings of content or other information submitted by you or other users to the  Site.

If you are under 16, you confirm that you have permission of your parent or guardian to submit content. 

 

ACCESS AND AVAILABILITY OF SERVICES AND LINKS

The Site or Services contain links to other related World Wide Web Internet sites, resources, and advertisers. Such links should not be interpreted as approval by us of those linked websites or information you may obtain from them. Since we are not responsible for and have no control over the availability of these outside resources, or their contents, you should direct any concerns regarding any external link to the site administrator or Webmaster of such site.

INDEMNIFICATION

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Culture Forum and each of its respective officers, directors, and employees from any and all claims, liabilities, costs, and expenses, including, but not limited to, attorneys’ fees and expenses, arising out a breach by you or any user of your account of these terms and conditions or privacy policy or arising out of a breach of your obligations, representation and warranties under these terms and conditions.

 

Additional disclaimers

Visitors to the Site agree that their use of the Site is at their own sole risk. The Site is provided “as is” and “as available,” without warranty of any kind, either express or implied including but not limited to: (i) any warranties concerning the availability, accuracy, appropriateness, reliability, timeliness, or usefulness of the content of the Site; and (ii) any warranties of title, warranty of non-infringement, or warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. CF also makes no representations and warranties as to any linked sites and CF has no liability or responsibility with respect to your use of such sites. In some instances, content made available on the Site may represent the opinions and judgments of providers or users, such as user content. CF and its affiliates do not endorse nor shall they be responsible or liable for the accuracy or reliability of any statement made on the Site by anyone other than authorized CF employees acting in such capacity.

This disclaimer of liability applies to any damages or injuries caused by the Site, including, without limitation, those damages or injuries occurring as a result of: (i) any error, omission, deletion, or defect in the content available on the Site; or (ii) any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, communication line failure, theft or destruction of records, information or data, unauthorized access to, alteration of, or use of records, information or data, whether for breach of contract, tort, negligence, defamation, or any other cause of action.CF does not warrant or guarantee that access to the Site will be uninterrupted or error-free.