Terms of Use

THIS LEGAL NOTICE APPLIES TO THE CURRENT CONTENTS OF THIS WEBSITE UNDER THE DOMAIN NAME WWW.CULTUREHALL.COM ("culturehall" OR "Website") AND TO ANY CORRESPONDENCE BY E-MAIL BETWEEN US ("We", "Us", OR "Our") AND YOU, THE USER OF THIS SITE ("Member" OR "You"). PLEASE READ THESE TERMS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS WEBSITE.

INTRODUCTION

You will be able to access most areas of this Website without registering your details with us. Certain areas of this Website are only open to you if you become a registered member.

By accessing and/or using any part of this Website, you shall be deemed to have accepted this legal notice in full. If you do not accept this legal notice in full, you must leave this Website immediately.

We may revise these terms at any time by updating this page. Notice may not be given regarding the updates made to these terms. Since these terms are binding on you, you should review these terms periodically. All elements of this Website are owned by culturehall and are protected by copyright and other intellectual property rights unless otherwise expressly declared.

By accessing and using this Website, you hereby warrant that you are over the age of 18 or, if not over the age of 18, are being supervised by a parent or guardian who agrees to such use and access and accepts these terms. If this is not the case then you must leave this Website immediately.

PRIVACY

We respect your privacy and do not sell or rent mailing lists to third parties or marketing campaigns.

If you elect to apply for a Membership to culturehall, we will need to collect some personal information about you such as your name, email address, city, country and postal code along with digitally formatted images clearly depicting your work and a short statement about yourself and the content you are presenting. This information will only be used to respond to any communications initiated by you to us in relation to your use of this Website, provide the services as requested by you in relation to this Website and may, in general, require us to communicate with you from time to time.

Culturehall will not disclose the personal information, including contact information, of its members.

If, on a work-by-work basis, a member elects to enable other members to critique or comment on his/her work, or a non-member to contact him/her about the work, the Web-based system used by cuturehall will shield the recipient's contact information from the sender.

When a member submits a comment or critique on another member's work, the sender will have the option of disclosing or shielding his/her contact information.

When a non-member visitor to culturehall chooses to communicate with a member through the Website's Contact system, that visitor's email system will be disclosed to the recipient. However, culturehall will not retain that contact information unless the visitor has affirmatively requested (opted in) to be added to the Websites' 'News and Updates' list.

A member may choose to disclose certain personal information on his/her page; culturehall is not responsible for this disclosure.

Culturehall, like many Websites, sometimes hires other companies to perform certain business-related functions on our behalf such as hosting specific portions of the Site, maintaining databases, administering bulletin boards or processing payments. When we employ a third party vendor to perform these functions, that third party will only be provided with the particular personal information it needs to perform its function, and is required to protect the personal information.

During the launch period, and for certain promotional purposes, membership in culturehall may be free of charge. At such time as we institute membership fees, the name of the vendor processing any payments, and a link to its privacy policy will be provided here.

We reserve the right to disclose any personal information as needed if such information is requested by law enforcement agencies or if we are required to do so by law, regulation, subpoena, court order, or by a government entity. We also may disclose personal information to third parties if we have reason to believe that disclosing such information is necessary to conduct investigations of possible breaches of law, to cooperate in any legal investigation, or to identify, contact, or bring legal action against someone who may be violating the terms of use of our site.

We reserve the right to transfer any information we have about you in the event that we sell or transfer all or a portion of our business or assets to a third party. We also reserve the right to share information within culturehall.

In order for us to maintain and improve the Service, we may use a "cookie" to provide us with information such as the type of web browser you are using. Cookies are composed of a small amount of digital information that may be stored on your computer. We do not use cookies to collect personal or confidential information. To opt out of using cookies, you can alter the preferences of your web browser to reject them. However please be aware that the site may not perform properly without your use of cookies and may impair your ability to use the service.

Culturehall may link to certain other sites. Additionally, our members may provide links to their own or other Websites. We are not responsible for and cannot control the third party use of cookies on these sites.

SERVICE ACCESS

On occasion we may be required to temporarily suspend access to the Website, without notice due to a variety of issues. We do our best to maintain constant access to the Website, however culturehall will not be liable for any interruption to the Website, for any reason.

MEMBERSHIPS

We reserve the right to alter, suspend or discontinue your Membership or Membership application at any time with or without notice. You agree that we shall not be liable to you or any third party for any of these changes in your status related to use or expected use of the Service.

Each Membership is non-transferable and for a single user only.

Our primary and possibly only means of communication with all Members and applicants is through email. You agree to provide us with a current email address at time of application and to notify us immediately to any changes related to this information that could affect our ability to contact you. You are able to update this information yourself via the website. If you require further assistance please contact help@culturehall.com.

To withdraw your Membership application, contact information and other related information from our active databases, please send a written request to help@culturehall.com. Your information will be deactivated as soon as reasonably possible and in accordance with applicable law.

PRICING

Prices for products and services provided by the Service are at the sole discretion of culturehall and may change at any time.

APPLICATION SUBMISSIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Materials submitted to culturehall representing your work or relating to your work other than personally identifiable information are considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. We may use these submissions in whole or part in various ways across the current and future versions of the Website and / or outside of the Website for promotion of the Website and related services. While culturehall will endeavor to ensure that appropriate attribution is given in such instances, we cannot guarantee that such attribution will be included in every instance. We do not claim ownership of these materials or related information, which you submit to us. By submitting this information to culturehall you have granted culturehall a non-exclusive, world-wide, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free license to the use of your material in the context of the Service and promotion of the Service. We may contact you prior to use of your material but such notice should not be expected and is in no way guaranteed.

You may not submit to us any work that could be construed as pornographic, racist, in breach of copyright, harmful to humans or technology or data or in any other way creates a liability for culturehall. Submission of such items may require culturehall and its staff to contact the appropriate law enforcement or government agencies.

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless culturehall, its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, employees, and consultants from any and all claims, liability, damages and/or costs (including without limitation legal fees) arising from your use of the site, or from your violation of these Terms of Use. You will also indemnify culturehall in the event that culturehall shares your name or other personally identifiable information with third parties for violations of these Terms of Use.

If you believe that your work has been copied and posted on this Website in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please click here for more information on how to report infringement of your copyright. Culturehall reserves the right to terminate your use of the Website at any time and remove any infringing content.

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

THIS SITE AND ALL INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS, PRODUCTS (INCLUDING SOFTWARE) AND SERVICES INCLUDED ON OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE TO YOU THROUGH THIS SITE ARE PROVIDED BY CULTUREHALL ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS, UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED IN WRITING. CULTUREHALL MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE OPERATION OF THIS SITE OR THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS, PRODUCTS (INCLUDING SOFTWARE) OR SERVICES INCLUDED ON OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE TO YOU THROUGH THIS SITE, UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED IN WRITING. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THIS SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK.

TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY APPLICABLE LAW, CULTUREHALL DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. CULTUREHALL DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THIS SITE; INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS, PRODUCTS (INCLUDING SOFTWARE) OR SERVICES INCLUDED ON OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE TO YOU THROUGH THIS SITE; THEIR SERVERS; OR E-MAIL SENT FROM CULTUREHALL ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. CULTUREHALL WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM THE USE OF THIS SITE OR FROM ANY INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS, PRODUCTS (INCLUDING SOFTWARE) OR SERVICES INCLUDED ON OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE TO YOU THROUGH THIS SITE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED IN WRITING.

NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM CULTUREHALL OR THROUGH OR FROM THE SITE SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THE AGREEMENT.

CERTAIN STATE LAWS DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN DAMAGES. IF THESE LAWS APPLY TO YOU, SOME OR ALL OF THE ABOVE DISCLAIMERS, EXCLUSIONS, OR LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU, AND YOU MIGHT HAVE ADDITIONAL RIGHTS.

GOVERNING LAWS

By visiting culturehall.com, you agree that this Terms of Use Agreement and your use of the Website shall be governed by the laws of the United States of America and the State of New York without regard to its conflicts of laws principles. Disputes arising in connection with this Website shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the State of New York.

NOTICES

Unless otherwise explicitly stated, notices to culturehall must be sent by email to us at help@culturehall.com. Notices to Members will be sent to the email address provided to culturehall when registering.

MARCH 2008


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