1. General Rules and Definitions
Unless otherwise specified, the materials on the Sites are presented solely for the purpose of providing information about and promoting television programs, events and other products available in the United States, its territories, possessions and protectorates. NTDTV may alter, suspend, or discontinue the Sites at any time for any reason, without notice or cost. The Sites may become unavailable due to maintenance or malfunction of computer equipment or other reasons.
No part of the Sites may be reproduced or transmitted in any form, by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying and recording, except that NTDTV authorizes you to view, reproduce, download to your computer, and/or print NTDTV documents, and view or listen to, download to your computer or your portable listening device and/or display audio and audio-visual works, such as audio content, podcasts, or videos (collectively, “Download Content”) as such Download Content is made available on the Sites, subject to the following conditions:
(a) The Download Content may be used only for your personal noncommercial, informational purposes.
(b) The Download Content may not be modified, and audio and audio-visual Download Content may not be reproduced.
(c) Copyright, trademark, and other proprietary notices may not be removed from the Download Content.
We require that you follow these simple rules when making submissions to the Online Forums on the Sites. In addition, we have provided guidance on some, though not all, of the actions in response to which NTDTV may decide to post only part or none of your comments. In some cases, this may result in the termination of your access to the Sites. NTDTV reserves the right (but is not obligated) to edit comments for any reason without consent. By using the Online Forums, you indicate your acceptance of the Terms.
You represent that you are at least 13 years of age. You must obtain the permission of a parent or guardian before accessing the Online Forums or submitting material to the Online Forums if you are under the age of 18. Children under the age of 13 are not permitted to participate in Online Forums.
You agree to act responsibly with regard to others and their content. You will not knowingly post content that infringes in any way or violates any copyright, patent, trademark, service mark, trade name, trade secret or other intellectual property right of any third party. You are also prohibited from posting content that NTDTV considers in its sole discretion to be unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, offensive, obscene, pornographic, hateful or threatening to any group defined by race, religion, gender, national origin or sexual orientation, or is otherwise objectionable.
You agree to submit comments for non-commercial purposes only. You may not attempt to post submissions to sell or promote any products or services or promote, solicit or participate in multi-level marketing or pyramid schemes.
You agree to submit comments that are relevant. NTDTV reserves the right to modify or remove comments that it believes, at its sole discretion, to be unrelated or minimally related to the topic(s) under which they are posted.
You agree to participate honestly and in compliance with the law. You are prohibited from impersonating any other person, including but not limited to, an agent, employee or officer of NTDTV, expert or bulletin board leader, guide or host.
You agree to grant NTDTV the right to use the content that you submit to NTDTV. You hereby grant to NTDTV a worldwide, irrevocable, transferable, royalty-free, perpetual, exclusive license, with the right to sublicense, to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, create derivative works from, distribute, perform, display, translate and publish your content, and your name and location (city, state and country), to the extent provided by you in connection with your submission to an Online Forum, in whole or in part, in any form, media or technology, now known or hereafter developed.
You agree to maintain your privacy and that of others. You may not invade the privacy or violate any personal or proprietary right of any person or entity.
You agree that content posted by others is not approved or endorsed by NTDTV. Your use of or reliance upon any information you obtain through an Online Forum is at your own risk. You understand that your use of the Online Forums may expose you to content which is incorrect and/or which you consider to be offensive, indecent, or otherwise objectionable.
Copyright © 2007 New Tang Dynasty Television. All rights reserved.
The Sites and the information and materials which each contains are the property of NTDTV and its affiliates and licensors and is protected from unauthorized reproduction and dissemination by United States copyright law, trademark law, international conventions and other intellectual property laws. All other product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.
While NTDTV uses reasonable efforts to include accurate and up to date information on the Sites, NTDTV does not represent or warrant that the information is accurate or that the materials posted on, or made available or accessible through, the Sites are safe to download. It is your responsibility to ascertain whether any material downloaded from the Sites is free of viruses, worms, trojan horses, or other items of a potentially destructive nature. NTDTV reserves the right to make changes to content, product de scri ptions, or other information without obligation to notify any person of such changes. NTDTV periodically adds or updates the information and Download Content on the Sites without notice.
If you believe any materials accessible on or from the Sites infringe your copyright, you may request removal of those materials (or access thereto) from the Sites by contacting NTDTV’s copyright agent (identified below) and providing the following information:
(a) Identification of the copyrighted work that you believe to be infringed. Please describe the work, and where possible include a copy or the location (e.g., URL) of an authorized version of the work.
(b) Identification of the material that you believe to be infringing and its location. Please describe the material, and provide us with its URL or any other pertinent information that will allow us to locate the material.
(c) Your name, address, telephone number and (if available) e-mail address.
(d) A statement that you have a good faith belief that the use of the materials is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.
(e) A statement that the information that you have supplied is accurate, and indicating that “under penalty of perjury” you are the copyright owner or are authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf.
(f) A signature or the electronic equivalent from the copyright holder or authorized representative.
NTDTV’s agent for copyright issues relating to this web site is as follows:
New Tang Dynasty Television
229 West 28th Street, Suite 1200,
New York, NY 10001
In an effort to protect the rights of copyright owners, NTDTV maintains a policy for the termination, in appropriate circumstances, of users of the Sites who are repeat infringers.
INFORMATION AND DOWNLOAD CONTENT PROVIDED ON THE SITES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS.” SPECIFICALLY, BUT WITHOUT LIMITATION, NTDTV DOES NOT WARRANT THAT: (i) THE INFORMATION ON THE SITES IS CORRECT, ACCURATE, RELIABLE OR COMPLETE; (ii) THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED ON THE SITES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE; (iii) DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR (iv) THE SITES OR THE SERVER(S) THAT MAKE EACH AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.
The Sites may contain links to sites other than the Sites. These links are provided to you as a convenience, and NTDTV is not responsible for the content of any linked site. Any outside site accessed from the Sites is independent from NTDTV, and NTDTV has no control over the content of that site. In addition, a link to any outside site does not imply that NTDTV endorses or accepts any responsibility for the content or use of such a site, and any reference on the Sites to any third party or third party product or service should not be construed as an approval or endorsement by NTDTV of that third party or of any product or service provided by a third party.
These Terms are governed and interpreted pursuant to the laws of the State of New York, United States of America, notwithstanding any principles of conflicts of law.
By using the Sites, you agree to indemnify, hold harmless and defend NTDTV from any claims, damages, losses, liabilities, and all costs and expenses of defense, including but not limited to attorneys’ fees, resulting directly or indirectly from a claim by a third party that is based on your use of the Sites in violation of these Terms.
If you have any questions about the Terms, please contact NTDTV’s Legal Department in writing at the following addresses:
New Tang Dynasty Television
229 West 28th Street, Suite 1200
New York, NY 10001