Effective April 8, 2015
Use of Website. This Website is intended for people at least 18 years of age, and if you are under 18 years old then you represent and warrant that you have permission from your parent or guardian to use the Website. If you access the Website from outside the United States, you do so at your own risk and are responsible for complying with the laws and regulations of the territory from which you access the Website.
Accounts. It is free to register and create an account with us, and in order to use some services on the Website you will be required to register and pay a yearly fee, although you can do a basic search without creating an account. If you create an account, then we will ask for certain personal information including your email address and role (actor, playwright, photographer, acting coach, etc.). You will also be able to create a more in-depth profile that includes links to your website, a bio, and other information about you.
Communications. Upon registering for an account with us you consent to receive newsletters, marketing and other emails from Script Match LLC. You may opt-out of any emails from us, except for emails related to paid Services, by following the instructions contained in those emails or updating your account settings.
Script Availability. Although you will be able to upload information about a script you have written (if you are a playwright) or run a basic or advanced search for a script, we do not host any scripts on the Website, nor do we provide scripts to users. The playwright or other author is responsible for posting information so that users can get access to scripts that are included on the Website.
Freelancers. We offer a platform through which users and freelancers can connect and freelancers can be hired to perform services for users. All payments for services rendered are made through PayPal, and we take a percentage from each payment as compensation for our services. We are not responsible for any activity, damages or any other liability that arises as a result of the performance of services by a freelancer for a user, and you specifically agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Script Match LLC in the event of a dispute based on the provision of freelancer services.
External Links. The Website may provide links to other websites that are not maintained or controlled by us (“Linked Sites”). While we may receive payment from companies whose products or services we endorse or recommend, we expressly disclaim any responsibility for the content, copyright compliance, accuracy of the information, and/or the quality of goods or services provided by or advertised on any Linked Sites, and in no event shall we be held responsible or directly or indirectly liable for any loss or damage caused or alleged to have been caused in connection with the use of or reliance on any content, goods or services available on any Linked Sites.
Ownership of Scripts. The playwright or other copyright holder of any script or other creative work that is included on the Website shall retain all rights to the script or other creative work. Neither Script Match nor any user shall have any claim to the copyright or other rights attached to any script listed on the Website unless such an assignment is agreed to by the user and playwright, and all appropriate legal procedures are followed. Script Match is not liable for any dispute involving ownership of any scripts, whether or not they are listed on the Website.
i. is patently offensive and/or promotes racism, bigotry or hatred, or promotes violence against any group or individual, or
ii. harasses or advocates harassment of any group or individual, or
iii. involves the transmission of junk mail, chain letters, or spam, or
iv. is known to be false or misleading, or promotes illegal activities, or
v. promotes an illegal or unauthorized copy of another’s copyrighted work, or
vi. contains restricted or password-only access pages or hidden pages or images, or
vii. provides material that is sexual in nature (other than material included in a script or other artistic work), or
viii. provides instructional information about illegal activities, or
ix. solicits passwords or personal identifying information for commercial or unlawful purposes.
Disclaimer of Warranties. SCRIPT MATCH MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES ABOUT THE WEBSITE, THE SUITABILITY OF THE INFORMATION CONTAINED ON OR RECEIVED THROUGH THE WEBSITE, OR ANY SERVICES OR PRODUCTS RECEIVED THROUGH THE WEBSITE. ALL INFORMATION AND USE OF THE WEBSITE IS PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING ALL EXPRESS, IMPLIED, OR STATUTORY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE CONTENTS OR ANY INFORMATION RECEIVED THROUGH THE WEBSITE ARE ACCURATE, RELIABLE OR CORRECT; THAT THE WEBSITE WILL BE AVAILABLE AT ANY PARTICULAR TIME OR LOCATION; THAT ANY DEFECTS OR ERRORS WILL BE CORRECTED; OR THAT THE CONTENTS OR ANY INFORMATION RECEIVED THROUGH THE WEBSITE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER DESTRUCTIVE OR HARMFUL COMPONENTS. YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE IS SOLELY AT YOUR OWN RISK. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT YOU HAVE RELIED ON NO WARRANTIES, REPRESENTATIONS, OR STATEMENTS OTHER THAN IN THIS AGREEMENT. BECAUSE SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT PERMIT THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES, THE EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU BUT SHALL APPLY TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY THE LAWS OF YOUR JURISDICTION.
Limitation on Liability. IN NO EVENT SHALL WE BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY DAMAGES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING FROM YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE OR SERVICES, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED IN ADVANCE OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
Indemnification. You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Script Match, its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, representatives, employees and other partners, from any loss, liability, claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your use of the Website and/or Services.
Governing Law. These Terms are governed by the laws of the State of New York, without regard to its conflict of laws provisions, and any legal action brought related to these Terms or your use of the Website shall be brought in the state or federal courts for New York County, New York, and you further agree to submit to the sole and exclusive jurisdiction and venue thereof.