Terms and Conditions
LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES
Other than, the web pages operated by ABS-CBN, which are linked to the Website, the Website, may contain links to other websites (collectively, the “Linked Sites”). The Linked Sites are not under the control of ABS-CBN and ABS-CBN is not responsible for the contents of any Linked Site, including without limitation any link contained in a Linked Site, or any changes or updates to a Linked Site. ABS-CBN is not responsible for webcasting or any other form of transmission received from any Linked Site. ABS-CBN is providing these links to ALKFI only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by ABS-CBN of the site or any association with its operators.
NO UNLAWFUL OR PROHIBITED USE
ALKFI acknowledge that:by using the Website, ALKFI will have access to, among others, software, graphics, news, publications, articles, photographs, sound effects, music, animation-style video and text (collectively, the “Content”);the Content may be provided under license by independent content providers, including content contributions from members of said independent content providers (all such independent content providers shall collectively be referred as the “Content Providers”); andthat ABS-CBN and the Content Providers have rights in their respective Content under copyright and other applicable laws, and that ALKFI accept full responsibility and liability for the use of any Content in violation of any such rights.
As a condition of ALKFIto the use of the Website, ALKFI warrant to ABS-CBN that itwill not use the Website, or any of its components, for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices. ALKFImay not use the Website in any manner, which could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Website or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the Website. ALKFI may not sell or auction any accounts, characters, items or copyrighted material in or from the Website. ALKFI may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through the Websites.
USE OF COMMUNICATION SERVICES
The Website may contain bulletin board services, chat areas, news groups, forums, communities, personal web pages, calendars, and/or other message or communication facilities designed to enable ALKFI to communicate with the public at large or with a group (collectively, “Communication Services”), ALKFI agree to use the Communication Services only to post, send and receive messages and material that are proper and related to the particular Communication Service. By way of example, and not as a limitation, ALKFI agree that when using a Communication Service, ALKFI will not:
Upload, post, e-mail or otherwise transmit Content that infringes any third party rights, law, regulation or this Agreement;
Impersonate any person or entity, including, but not limited to, any employee, officer or representative of ABS-CBN, its parent company, affiliates and subsidiaries, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent affiliation with any person or entity;
Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others.
Publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful topic, name, material or information.
Upload files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy of publicity) unless ALKFI own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consents.
Upload files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another’s computer.
Advertise or offer to sell or buy any goods or services for any business purpose, unless such Communication Service specifically allows such messages.
Conduct or forward surveys, contests, pyramid schemes or chain letters.
Download any file posted by another user of a Communication Service that ALKFI know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed in such manner.
Falsify or delete any author attributions, legal or other proper notices or proprietary designations or labels of the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded.
Restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Communication Services.
Violate any code of conduct or other guidelines, which may be applicable for any particular Communication Service.
Harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including e-mail addresses, without their consent.
Violate any applicable laws or regulations.
ABS-CBN has no obligation to monitor the Communication Services. However, ABS-CBN reserves the right to review materials posted to a Communication Service and to remove any materials in its sole discretion. ABS-CBN reserves the right to terminate its access to any or all of the Communication Services at any time without notice for any reason whatsoever.
ABS-CBN does not control or endorse the content, messages or information found in any Communication Service and, therefore, ABS-CBN specifically disclaims any liability with regard to the Communication Services and any actions resulting from ALKFI’s participation in any Communication Service. Managers and hosts are not authorized ABS-CBN spokespersons, and their views do not necessarily reflect those of ABS-CBN, its parent company, subsidiaries, affiliates, their respective directors, officers and employees.
Materials uploaded to a Communication Service may be subject to posted limitations on usage, reproduction and/or dissemination. ALKFI are responsible for adhering to such limitations if ALKFI download the materials.
While ABS-CBN may choose to monitor and take action upon inappropriate Content, chat or links to the Website, it is possible that at any time there will be language or other material accessible on or through the Website that may be inappropriate for children or offensive to some users of any age, nationality or culture. ABS-CBN cannot ensure that other users will not provide Content or access to Content that parents or guardians may find inappropriate or that any user may find objectionable. ABS-CBN does not as a matter of policy pre-screen the content of the materials or communications transmitted by each user. It shall be ALKFI’s responsibility to screen and access Content that are appropriate to agelevel and further warrants that ALKFI have secured the necessary consent and advice from parents and/or guardian to avail or use the Website.
INTERRUPTION OF SERVICE
ABS-CBN reserves the right to interrupt use and access to the Website from time to time, with or without prior notice, in order to perform maintenance.
ALKFI acknowledge that the access to the Website may be interrupted for reasons beyond the control of ABS-CBN, and ABS-CBN cannot guarantee that ALKFI will be able to access the Website whenever ALKFI may wish to do so. ABS-CBN shall not be liable for any interruption and/or access delay or failure to the Website resulting from any causes beyond its reasonable control or for any disruptions arising from or attributable to its actions.
MATERIALS PROVIDED TO OR POSTED AT THE WEBSITE
ABS-CBN does not claim ownership of the materials ALKFI provide to the Website (including feedback and suggestions) or post, upload, input or submit to Website or its associated services (collectively “Submissions”). However, by posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting Submission ALKFI are granting ABS-CBN, its affiliated companies and necessary sublicenses permission to use ALKFI Submission in connection with the operation of their businesses including, without limitation, the rights to: copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate and reformat ALKFI Submission, and to publish ALKFI name in connection with ALKFI Submission.
No compensation will be paid with respect to the use of ALKFI Submission, as provided herein. ABS-CBN is under no obligation to post or use any Submission ALKFI may provide and may remove any Submission at any time in ABS-CBN’s sole discretion.
By posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting ALKFI Submission,ALKFI warrant and represent that it own or otherwise control all of the rights to ALKFI Submission as described in this section including, without limitation, all the rights necessary for ALKFI to provide, post, upload, input or submit the Submissions.
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY AND LIABILITY
THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES INCLUDED IN OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THE WEBSITE MAY INCLUDE INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. CHANGES ARE PERIODICALLY ADDED TO THE INFORMATION HEREIN. ABS-CBN AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAY MAKE IMPROVEMENTS AND/OR CHANGES IN THE WEBSITE AT ANY TIME. ADVICE RECEIVED VIA THE WEBSITE SHOULD NOT BE RELIED UPON FOR PERSONAL, MEDICAL, LEGAL OR FINANCIAL DECISIONS AND ALKFI SHOULD CONSULT AN APPROPRIATE PROFESSIONAL FOR SPECIFIC ADVICE TAILORED TO ALKFI SITUATION.
ABS-CBN PROVIDES THE WEBSITE, AND ALL ITS COMPONENTS, ON AN “AS IS” BASIS, and HEREBY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, WRITTEN OR ORAL, EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTIBILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, ABS-CBN DOES NOT ENSURE CONTINUOUS, ERROR-FREE, SECURE OR VIRUS-FREE OPERATION OF THE WEBSITE.
ABS-CBN may terminate ALKFI access to the Website immediately and without notice under the following circumstances:
if ALKFI infringe any third party intellectual property rights or exposes the Website, ABS-CBN, its parent company, subsidiaries and affiliates, and their officers, employees and representatives from any possible damages, liabilities, claim or action for infringement of intellectual property rights;
if ABS-CBN is unable to verify or authenticate any information ALKFI have provided; upon any act whatsoever ALKFI made which is, in ABS-CBN’s sole discretion, inappropriate and/or in violation of the spirit of fair play, good faith and equity; orunder any other circumstances under law or equity.
The rights of ABS-CBN to terminate ALKFI access to the ABS-CBN.com Web Site shall be in addition to any other rights or remedies it may have at law or in equity.
COPYRIGHT AND TRADEMARK NOTICES
All contents of the Website are: © 2013 ABS-CBN Interactive Inc., and/or its suppliers. All Rights Reserved.
The names of actual companies and products mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.
The example companies, organizations, products, people and events depicted herein are fictitious. No association with any real company, organization, product, person, or event is intended or should be inferred.
Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.