Terms and Conditions
1. Your Acceptance
2. Website Access & Usage
A. BestFunnyVideos hereby grants you permission to use the Website, provided that: (i) your use of the Website is solely for your personal, noncommercial use; (ii) you will not copy, modify or distribute any part of the Website, including its Content, without BestFunnyVideos's prior written approval; (iii) you will not send any unsolicited or unauthorized advertisements, spam, or any other bulk solicitations; (iv) you will not transmit any Content which contains software viruses, or other harmful computer code, files or programs; (v) you will not disrupt the Website.s servers or networks connected to the Website; and (vi) you comply with all of these Terms & Conditions.
B. In order to enjoy full access to all features of the Website, it will be necessary for you to create an account. You may never use another's account without permission. When creating your account, you must provide us with accurate and complete information. You are solely responsible for the activity that occurs on your account, and you must keep your account password secure. It is your responsibility to notify BestFunnyVideos immediately of any breach of security or unauthorized use of your account. You will be liable for any use made of your account or password and the losses of BestFunnyVideos or others due to such unauthorized use. BestFunnyVideos will not be liable for your losses caused by any unauthorized use of your account.
C. You agree not to use or launch any automated system or programs, including without limitation, "robots," "spiders," and "offline readers," that accesses the Website in a manner that sends more request messages to the BestFunnyVideos servers in a given period of time than a human can reasonably produce in the same period of time using a conventional on-line web browser. BestFunnyVideos grants the operators of public search engines permission to use spiders to copy materials from the Website for the sole purpose of creating publicly available searchable indices of the materials, but not caches or archives of such materials. BestFunnyVideos reserves the right to revoke these exceptions either generally or in specific cases. You agree not to collect any personally identifiable information, including account names or e-mail addresses, from the Website, nor use the communication systems provided by the Website for any commercial solicitation purposes. You agree not to solicit, for commercial purposes, any users of the Website with respect to their User Submissions (as defined below).
D. BestFunnyVideos has the right to terminate your access to the Website, in its sole discretion, immediately and with or without cause.
3. International Use
Recognizing the global nature of the Internet, you agree to comply with all local rules regarding online conduct and acceptable Materials. Specifically, you agree to comply with all applicable laws regarding the transmission of technical data exported from the United States or the country in which you reside.
4. Links To Third-Party Websites
5. Intellectual Property Rights
The content on the Website, including all User Submissions, which include text, software, scripts, graphics, photos, sounds, music, videos and interactive features ("Content") and the trademarks, service marks and logos contained therein ("Marks"), are owned by or licensed to BestFunnyVideos. Content on the Website is provided to you "AS IS" for your information and personal use only and may not be used, copied, distributed, transmitted, broadcast, displayed, sold, licensed, or otherwise exploited for any other purposes whatsoever without BestFunnyVideos's prior written consent. BestFunnyVideos reserves all rights not expressly granted in and to the Website. If you download or print a copy of the Content for personal use, you must retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained therein. You agree not to circumvent, disable or otherwise interfere with security-related features of the Website or features that prevent or restrict the use or copying of any Content or enforce limitations on use of the Website.
6. User Submissions
A. The Website facilitates the submission of videos or other Content by you and other users ("User Submissions") and the hosting and publishing of such User Submissions. You understand that whether or not such User Submissions are published, BestFunnyVideos does not guarantee any confidentiality with respect to any User Submissions. BestFunnyVideos has complete discretion whether to accept or reject your User Submission, or to transfer your User Submission from one BestFunnyVideos program to another program or portion of the Website.
B. You shall be solely responsible for your own User Submissions and the consequences of posting or publishing them. You shall represent and warrant that: (i) you own or have the necessary rights and permissions to use and authorize BestFunnyVideos to use all copyright, trademark or other proprietary rights in and to any User Submissions to enable inclusion and use thereof as contemplated by the Website and these Terms & Conditions; and (ii) you have the written consent and/or permission of each and every identifiable individual person in the User Submission to use their name or likeness as contemplated by the Website and these Terms & Conditions.
C. You agree that you will not: (i) submit material that is copyrighted, protected by trade secret or otherwise subject to third party proprietary rights, including privacy and publicity rights, unless you are the owner of such rights or have permission from their rightful owner to post the User Submission and to grant BestFunnyVideos all of the license rights granted herein; (ii) publish falsehoods or misrepresentations that could damage BestFunnyVideos or any third party; (iii) submit material that is unlawful, obscene, defamatory, libelous, threatening, pornographic, harassing, hateful, racially or ethnically offensive, or encourages conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, violate any law, or is otherwise inappropriate; or (iv) misidentify yourself in submitting the User Submission or misstate your true identity. BestFunnyVideos does not endorse any User Submission or any opinion, recommendation, or advice expressed therein, and BestFunnyVideos expressly disclaims any and all liability in connection with User Submissions.
D. You retain all of your ownership rights in your User Submissions. However, by submitting the User Submissions to BestFunnyVideos, you hereby grant BestFunnyVideos, in addition to any other rights which it has pursuant to any other program established by BestFunnyVideos, a worldwide, non-exclusive and transferable license to use, copy, prepare derivative works of (including without limitation, to rename, edit, shorten, split the videos into different segments, and use the entire video or segments as part of compilations), display, and perform the User Submissions in connection with the Website and BestFunnyVideos's (and its successor's) business, including without limitation to grant access to the Website to third parties to view the User Submission (and derivative works thereof). With regard to User Submissions submitted under the Producer Program or not submitted under any other special program, you may notify BestFunnyVideos to remove the User Submission from the Website, and BestFunnyVideos will do so within a reasonable time period, at which point the foregoing license to BestFunnyVideos will terminate.
E. You also hereby grant each user of the Website or other viewer of the User Submission a non-exclusive right to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display and perform such User Submissions, all for non-commercial and personal use.
F. You understand that when using the Website, you will be exposed to User Submissions from a variety of sources, and that BestFunnyVideos is not responsible for the accuracy, usefulness, safety, or intellectual property rights of or relating to such User Submissions. You may be exposed to User Submissions that are inaccurate, offensive, indecent, or objectionable, and you agree to waive, and hereby do waive, any legal or equitable rights or remedies you may have against BestFunnyVideos with respect thereto, and agree to indemnify and hold BestFunnyVideos, its owners, affiliates, employees, agents and/or licensors, harmless to the fullest extent allowed by law regarding all matters related to your use of the Website. You acknowledge that access to certain Content which may be available through the Website and which depict violence, or contain images of nudity, sexual acts, or other sexual material ("Mature Content") is permitted only if you are over the minimum age applicable in your jurisdiction (often but not necessarily 18 or 21).
7. Copyright and Content Policy
BestFunnyVideos respects the intellectual property rights of others, and requests you to do the same. BestFunnyVideos does not permit copyright infringing activities and infringement of intellectual property rights on its Website, and BestFunnyVideos will remove all Content if properly notified that such Content infringes on another's intellectual property rights. BestFunnyVideos reserves the right to remove Content without prior notice. BestFunnyVideos will also terminate a User's access to the Website, if they are deemed by BestFunnyVideos to be a repeat infringer. BestFunnyVideos may remove such Content and/or terminate a User's access for uploading such Content in violation of these Terms & Conditions at any time, without prior notice and at its sole discretion.
If you believe that your Content has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide BestFunnyVideos with the following information:
1. an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright;
2. a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed, including the URL (web page address) of the location where the copyrighted work exists or a copy of the copyrighted work;
3. a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Website, including the URL;
4. your address, telephone number, and email address;
5. a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
6. a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your Notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf.
Notice of claims of copyright infringement should be sent to: staff [@] BestFunnyVideos.ca
Please also note that under Section 512(f) of the US Copyright Act any person who knowingly materially misrepresents that material or activity is infringing may be subject to liability.
8. Warranty Disclaimer
YOU AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE SHALL BE AT YOUR SOLE RISK. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, BestFunnyVideos, ITS OWNERS, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AND AGENTS DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN CONNECTION WITH THE WEBSITE AND YOUR USE THEREOF. BestFunnyVideos MAKES NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THE WEBSITE.S CONTENT AND ASSUMES NO LIABILITY FOR ANY (I) MISTAKES OR INACCURACIES OF CONTENT, (II) PERSONAL INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE RESULTING FROM YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE, (III) ANY UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR USE OF OUR SERVERS AND/OR ANY AND ALL PERSONAL INFORMATION AND/OR FINANCIAL INFORMATION STORED THEREIN, (IV) ANY INTERRUPTION OR CESSATION OF TRANSMISSION TO OR FROM THE WEBSITE, (IV) ANY BUGS, VIRUSES, TROJAN HORSES, OR THE LIKE WHICH MAY BE TRANSMITTED TO OR THROUGH OUR WEBSITE BY ANY THIRD PARTY, AND/OR (V) ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN ANY CONTENT OR FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND INCURRED AS A RESULT OF THE USE OF ANY CONTENT ON OR VIA THE WEBSITE. BestFunnyVideos DOES NOT WARRANT, ENDORSE OR ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY CONTENT, OR PRODUCT OR SERVICE ADVERTISED OR OFFERED BY A THIRD PARTY THROUGH THE WEBSITE OR FEATURED IN ANY ADVERTISING, AND BestFunnyVideos WILL NOT BE A PARTY TO OR IN ANY WAY BE RESPONSIBLE FOR MONITORING ANY TRANSACTION BETWEEN YOU AND THIRD-PARTY PROVIDERS OF PRODUCTS OR SERVICES.
9. Limitation of Liability
IN NO EVENT SHALL BestFunnyVideos, ITS OWNERS, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, OR AGENTS, BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM ANY (I) CONTENT, INCLUDING ANY MISTAKES OR INACCURACIES THEREIN, (II) PERSONAL INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE, OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER, RESULTING FROM YOUR USE OF OUR WEBSITE, (III) ANY UNAUTHORIZED USE OF OUR SERVERS AND/OR ANY AND ALL PERSONAL INFORMATION AND/OR FINANCIAL INFORMATION STORED THEREIN, (IV) ANY INTERRUPTION OR CESSATION OF TRANSMISSION TO OR FROM OUR WEBSITE, (IV) ANY BUGS, VIRUSES, TROJAN HORSES, OR THE LIKE, WHICH MAY BE TRANSMITTED TO OR THROUGH OUR WEBSITE BY ANY THIRD PARTY, AND/OR (V) ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN ANY CONTENT OR FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND INCURRED AS A RESULT OF YOUR USE OF ANY CONTENT ON OR VIA THE WEBSITE, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT BestFunnyVideos IS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THE FOREGOING LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SHALL APPLY TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW IN THE APPLICABLE JURISDICTION.
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless BestFunnyVideos, its owners, affiliates, and their respective officers, directors, employees and agents, from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs and expenses (including but not limited to attorney.s fees) arising from: (i) your use of the Website; (ii) your violation of these Terms & Conditions; (iii) your violation of the terms which apply to your User Submission; (iv) your violation of any third-party right, including without limitation any copyright, property, publicity or privacy right; or (v) any claim that one of your User Submissions caused damage to a third party. This defense and indemnification obligation will survive these Terms & Conditions and your use of the Website.
11. Ability to Accept Terms & Conditions
You affirm that you are either more than 18 years of age or possess legal parental or guardian consent to enter into these Terms & Conditions, and to comply with these Terms & Conditions. In any case, you affirm that you are over the age of 13, as the Website is not intended for children under 13. If you are under 13 years of age, then please do not use the Website-there are lots of other great web sites for you. Talk to your parents about what sites are appropriate for you.
These Terms & Conditions, and any rights and licenses granted hereunder, may not be transferred or assigned by you, but may be assigned by BestFunnyVideos.ca without restriction.
These Terms & Conditions constitute the entire agreement between you and us and govern your use of the Site, superseding any prior agreements. You also may be subject to additional terms and conditions that may apply when you use or purchase certain other services, affiliate services, third-party content or third-party software. Resolution of Disputes. You agree that any controversy arising out of or in connection with our relationship, or a dispute with reference to these Terms & Conditions, their validity or effect will be governed by the laws of the state of Florida without regard to conflicts of laws provisions thereof. Any controversy arising out of or in connection with use of the Site or these Terms & Conditions, their validity or effect, will be conclusively determined by arbitration in the City of Orlando in accordance with the rules of the American Arbitration Association; provided, however, that such arbitration will be held before a single arbitrator selected by the parties, which arbitrator must be well acquainted with the digital entertainment Internet industry. You agree that any proceeding that you may choose to bring against us will be initiated within six (6) months after the alleged date of the event bringing rise to such dispute. You waive any and all rights and benefits which you or we might otherwise have or be entitled to litigate any such dispute in court, because it is your intention to arbitrate all such disputes according to the provisions hereof. The arbitrator's decision will be controlled by these Terms & Conditions. Any such decision and accompanying award will provide for each party, respectively, to bear its own costs of arbitration and attorneys' fees. The pendency of an arbitration, the proceedings, any evidence or other material, and any award shall be maintained and remain confidential, except that an award may be confirmed by a court of competent jurisdiction if it has not been fully satisfied within 14 days of its issuance. Waiver and Severability of Terms. Our failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms & Conditions shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of these Terms & Conditions is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties' intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of these Terms & Conditions shall remain in full force and effect.