Welcome to CelebYou.com (“CelebYou” or “Website”). The singing competition on this Website (“Contest”) is operated by CelebYou, LLC. CelebYou provides its services to you subject to the provisions of these Terms of Service (“TOS”), which may be revised from time to time. By using this Website, viewing the content herein, and/or entering into our Contest(s), you (individually, or if a group, individually and jointly) hereby accept and agree to be bound by these TOS and each of its provisions, as well as the Contest Rules posted on this Website, which are incorporated by reference. This is a legally binding agreement between you and CelebYou, so please review it carefully. If you do not agree to these TOS, please do not use CelebYou.
Your CelebYou Account In order to access certain features on the Website, including entering the Contest and voting on your favorite contestant, you will have to create a User account. In creating a User account, we ask that you provide complete and accurate information about yourself to make you personally identifiable, and to ensure our ability to contact any person or group entering the Contest if they are the Grand Prize winner. Importantly, it is against our TOS to impersonate someone else (e.g., adopt the identity of a celebrity or your next-door neighbor), to mislead as to the origin of any “User-Generated Content” (described below), to provide an email address other than your own, or to create multiple User accounts and profiles.If you have created a User account with CelebYou, you are responsible for the security of your account and password. You agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur in connection with your account, whether or not the use is unauthorized. In addition, you agree to notify us immediately of any unauthorized use of your account. We reserve the right to close your account and to remove any content submitted by you at any time for any or no reason.
License for Personal Use Celeb You owns the CelebYou content that is available on this Website, including but not limited to visual interfaces, interactive features, graphics, scripts, photos, sounds, music, videos, design, compilation, computer code, products, software, text, aggregate user review ratings, and all other elements and components of the Website, but expressly excluding “User-Generated Content” (described below), Third-Party Trademarks” (described below), and other third party content included on the Website. CelebYou also owns or has the license for the copyrights, trademarks, service marks, trade names, and other intellectual and proprietary rights throughout the world associated with the CelebYou Content and the Website, which are protected by copyright, trade dress, patent, trademark laws and all other applicable intellectual and proprietary rights and laws.We grant you a limited license and permission to access and make personal use of CelebYou. However, you shall not download or copy any portion of CelebYou’s content for any commercial purpose, nor modify any portion of it, except with our express written consent. This license does not include any resale or commercial use of CelebYou or its content; any collection or use of “User-Generated Content” (described below); any derivative use of CelebYou or its contents; or any use of data mining, robots or similar data gathering or extraction tools or processes; and you agree not to do any of the foregoing. Except as explicitly provided in these TOS, you agree not to store in any form, distribute, transmit, display, reproduce, modify, create derivative works from, sell or otherwise exploit any of the content of any portion of CelebYou for any commercial purpose. You may display and occasionally print a single copy of pages of CelebYou for your personal, non-commercial use, but you may not otherwise reproduce any material appearing on CelebYou (other than your own “User-Generated Content,” as described below) without our prior written consent. You also may not use our name nor any misspelling or typographical variation of CelebYou, whether alone or in conjunction with any other word or phrase, trademarks or service marks in any manner (including use in any metatags or any other “hidden text”) without our prior written consent. Any violation of the foregoing will terminate the permission and license granted by us to access and make use of CelebYou.Various company, product, and service names displayed on the Website may be trademarks or service marks owned by others (the “Third Party Trademarks”). Nothing on this Website should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right to use any Third Party Trademark displayed on this Website. The Third Party Trademarks may not be used to disparage any applicable third-party, any of their products or services, or in any manner in which, in our reasonable judgment, may damage any goodwill in the Third Party Trademarks.Requests for permission to reproduce or distribute CelebYou materials found on the Website should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
User-Generated Content This Website permits the submission of User-Generated Content through the Website as well as through links to User-Generated Content hosted, shared, and/or published through other third party platforms at the direction of users of the Site (“User Content”). CelebYou does not endorse nor sponsor any User Content, and you shall not suggest or imply any such endorsement or sponsorship by CelebYou. CelebYou also does not control or endorse any content from third party websites, and by using CelebYou, you agree that CelebYou is not responsible for the availability, content, or warranties of such third party websites. We encourage you to read the TOS of any third party platforms that you may upload User Content to in connection with the Contest. You understand that whether or not such User Content is ultimately published on this Website, we reserve all rights and may or may not use your User Content in CelebYou’s sole discretion. For example, we may choose not to publish your User Content if we believe it violates the TOS. CelebYou also does not guarantee any confidentiality with respect to any submissions.You shall be solely responsible for User Content you submit to the Contest (including, but not limited to text, photographs, graphics, video and audio) and the consequences of our posting or publishing such User Content on this Website. In connection with any User Content you submit, you affirm, represent, and/or warrant that: (i) you own or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents, releases and permissions to use and authorize us to use all patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights in and to any and all User Content to enable inclusion and use of the User Content in the manner contemplated by the Website and these Terms of Service; and (ii) you have the written consent, release, and/or permission of each and every identifiable individual person in the User Content (including, where relevant, consent of the parent / legal guardian of anyone under 18 years of age) to use the name or likeness of each and every such identifiable individual person to enable inclusion and use of the User Content in the manner contemplated by the Website and these TOS.If you wish to submit an audio-only performance of a cover song not owned or controlled by you as part of any User Content you submit, you further affirm, represent, and/or warrant that: (i) you own or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents, releases and permissions (except for public performance rights in those musical compositions that are licensed by Broadcast Music, Inc., The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, or SESAC, Inc. (the “PROS”) to use and to authorize us to use all patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights in and to any and all User Content to enable inclusion and use of the User Content in the manner contemplated by the Website and these Terms of Service; and (ii) you will not upload such performances in synchronization with video elements, nor create any mash-ups, remixes, or derivative works thereunder. For the avoidance of doubt, CelebYou will pay all royalties associated with the public performance of those musical compositions licensed by the PROs identified above.By submitting the User Content to us for consideration in the Contest, you hereby grant us a perpetual, worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, sub-licensable and transferable license to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, modify, display, and perform all or any portion of the User Content in connection with the Website and all of our (and our successors’) business, including without limitation for promoting and redistributing part or all of the Website (and derivative works thereof) in any media formats and through any media channels whatsoever.You also hereby grant each user of the Website a non-exclusive license to access your User Content through the Website, and to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display and perform such User Content as permitted through the functionality of the Website and under these TOS.In addition to the foregoing licenses, you hereby grant us a perpetual, worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, sub-licensable and transferable license to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display, and perform the User Content in connection with other websites that make use of services provided by any Service Provider.
Importantly, in connection with User Content, you further 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 material and to grant us all of the license rights granted herein; (ii) publish falsehoods or misrepresentations that could damage us or any third party; (iii) submit material that is unlawful, obscene, defamatory, libellous, 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; (iv) post advertisements or solicitations of business; or (v) impersonate another person. We do not endorse any User Content or any opinion, recommendation, or advice expressed therein, and we expressly disclaim any and all liability in connection with any User Content. We do not permit copyright infringing activities and infringement of intellectual property rights on this Website, and we will remove all Content and User Content if properly notified that such Content or User Content infringes on another’s intellectual property rights. We may remove any Content and User Content without prior notice.CelebYou and its licensees may display advertisements and other information adjacent to or included with your User Content on the Website and in other media. You are not entitled to any compensation derived from such advertisements. The manner, mode and extent of such advertising are subject to change without specific notice to you.We may remove any User Content and/or terminate your User account for the submission of any User Content in violation of these TOS at any time, without prior notice and at our sole discretion.
Copyright Policy and Notice CelebYou’s Website and contents are subject to the laws of the United States. CelebYou owns the copyright to the content it posts on this Website. You may not post, modify, distribute, or reproduce in any way any copyrighted material, trademarks, or other proprietary information belonging to others without obtaining the prior written consent of the owner of such proprietary rights. It is CelebYou’s policy to terminate a User’s account and privileges of any CelebYou User who repeatedly infringes the copyright rights of others upon receipt of proper notification to CelebYou by the copyright owner or the copyright owner’s legal agent.Pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. § 512, if you believe that any of the User-Generated Content posted on CelebYou’s Website or other content infringes on your copyright, please provide our Copyright Agent with the following information: (i) a physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed; (ii) 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; (iii) identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit CelebYou to locate the material on its Website; (iv) information reasonably sufficient to permit CelebYou to contact you, such as your address, telephone number, and, if available, an email address at which you may be contacted; (v) a written statement by you that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and (vi) a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notification is accurate and that you are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.CelebYou’s Copyright Agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement can be reached as follows: CelebYou, Copyright Agent, Street, City, State, Zip, (941) 893-4211, or by sending an email to email@example.com.
Termination CelebYou reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to restrict, suspend, or terminate your access to all or any part of the Website at any time, for any or no reason, with or without prior notice, and without liability. CelebYou expressly reserves the right to remove your User account and/or restrict, suspend, or terminate your account, delete your User Content, and/or limit or ban your access to any part of the Website if it determines, in its sole discretion, for example, that you breached the TOS or are suspected of involvement in illegal activity.You may terminate your account with CelebYou at any time, for any reason, by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line: CLOSE ACCOUNT. In the event of any termination, this TOS shall remain in effect.
Warranty Disclaimers ALL MATERIALS, INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS AND SERVICES INCLUDED IN OR AVAILABLE THROUGH CELEBYOU ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” FOR YOUR USE. ALL MATERIALS, INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS AND SERVICES INCLUDED IN OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THIS WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. CELEBYOU AND THE OTHER ENTITIES FROM WHOM WE OBTAIN CONTENT DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE MATERIALS, INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES INCLUDED IN OR AVAILABLE THROUGH CELEBYOU ARE ACCURATE, RELIABLE OR CORRECT; THAT CELEBYOU WILL BE AVAILABLE AT ANY PARTICULAR TIME OR LOCATION; THAT ANY DEFECTS OR ERRORS WILL BE CORRECTED; OR THAT CELEBYOU IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE IS SOLELY AT YOUR RISK.Because some jurisdictions do not permit the exclusion of certain warranties, these exclusions may not apply to you.
Limitation of Liability UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL CELEBYOU OR ANY OF THE COMPANIES WITH WHICH CELEBYOU DOES BUSINESS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, GENERAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM THE USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE CELEBYOU. THIS LIMITATION APPLIES WHETHER THE ALLEGED LIABILITY IS BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR ANY OTHER BASIS, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE, AND EVEN UNDER CIRCUMSTANCES THAT CAUSE ANY EXCLUSIVE REMEDY UNDER THIS AGREEMENT TO FAIL OF ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE.YOU SPECIFICALLY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT CELEBYOU SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR USER-GENERATED CONTENT OR THE DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE, OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY AND THAT THE RISK OF HARM OR DAMAGE FROM THE FOREGOING RESTS ENTIRELY WITH YOU.YOU FURTHER ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THERE ARE NO GUARANTEES THAT ANY USER WILL ULTIMATELY BE SELECTED AS A CONTEST WINNER. THE WINNER IS DETERMINED BY INDIVIDUALS WHO VOLUNTARILY CHOOSE TO RENDER A VOTE TOWARDS THE USER, AND BY INDEPENDENT JUDGES WHO CAST THEIR VOTE; THE WINNER IS NOT DETERMINED BY THE CELEBYOU SITE OWNER.AS WITH ANY WEBSITE ON THE INTERNET, THERE ARE INHERENT RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH THE SENDING OR UPLOADING INFORMATION OVER THE INTERNET. BY USING THIS WEBSITE, YOU AGREE TO ASSUME ALL RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH THE TRANSMISSION OF INFORMATION THROUGHOUT THE WEBSITE AND THE INTERNET, AND WILL NOT FIND CELEBYOU LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR USER CONTENT OR ANY OTHER USER CONTENT UPLOADED TO CELEBYOU, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO AUDIO CLIPS, IMAGES, LYRICS, SONGS, AND VIDEOS.Because some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, our liability in such jurisdictions shall be limited to the extent permitted by law.
Indemnification You agree to indemnify and hold CelebYou and its respective affiliates, officers, members, agents, co-branders or other partners, and any of their employees (collectively, the “CelebYou Indemnitees”), harmless from any and all claims, damages, expenses, costs (including reasonable attorney’s fees) and liabilities (including settlements), brought or asserted by any third party against any of the CelebYou Indemnitees due to or arising out of your violation of any of the TOS, your conduct during and in connection with the Contest and use of the Website, your User Content, and/or any alleged violation of any law or the rights of any third party that occurs in connection with your use of CelebYou, including but not limited to claims for infringement of trademark, copyright, or other intellectual property rights, right of publicity, right of privacy or defamation. You agree to release and indemnify and hold harmless the CelebYou Indemnitees from any and all claims that any advertising, presentation, website content or any other material subsequently produced, presented, and/or prepared by or on behalf of any CelebYou Indemnitee infringes on the rights of your User Content as contained in any audio-only clip and/or video you enter.
Choice of Law and Forum These TOS shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California, excluding conflicts of law rules. You agree that, unless expressly waived by us, the exclusive jurisdiction for any claim or action arising out of or relating to these TOS or your use of CelebYou shall be in the state or federal courts located in the County of Los Angeles, State of California, and you further agree and submit to the exercise of personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purpose of litigating any such claim or action. You agree to receive service of process through e-mail, certified mail or by other means sanctioned by law, and you expressly waive any claim of improper venue and any claim that such courts are an inconvenient forum.
Modification and Severability CelebYou reserves the right to make changes to these TOS and our other legal notices at any time without notice to you. By continuing to use this Website following our posting of such changes, you agree to be bound by these TOS as modified. We may change, restrict access to, suspend or discontinue CelebYou, or any portion of thereof, at any time.
Miscellaneous CelebYou and you are independent entities, and nothing in these TOS, or via use of the Website, is intended to or shall create any partnership, joint venture, agency, franchise, sales representative, or employment relationship between CelebYou and you. Any rights and licenses granted under these TOS may not be transferred or assigned by you, but may be assigned by CelebYou without restriction. If any provision of these TOS shall be deemed invalid, void, or for any other reason unenforceable, that provision shall be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the balance of these TOS. The failure of CelebYou to exercise or enforce any right or provision of this TOS shall not operate as a waiver of such right or provision. The section titles in this TOS are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect. This TOS operates to the fullest extent permissible by law.If you have any questions regarding these TOS, please contact us at info@CelebYou.com.