Last modified: 8 August 2019
We advise that you read the following paragraphs carefully before continuing to access or use the Site in any way: “Warranties and disclaimers” and “Limitation of liability”, which are set out in bold below.
This Site is intended for lawful use by persons over sixteen (16) years of age. If you are under the age of sixteen (16) please discontinue using this Site immediately.
About us. VidCon is a Delaware limited liability company, and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Viacom International Inc. with place of business at 1515 Broadway New York NY 10036 USA. Our registered VAT number is 20-3696882.
Contacting us. You can contact us by writing to us at [email protected] or our place of business address set out above. You should direct any complaints to us via one of these methods of communication.
Third Party Materials. In addition to the Products and Services offered by VidCon, this Site also advertises, offers, or makes available information, products and/or services provided by third parties (collectively, the “Third Party Materials”). Third Party products and/or services are governed by separate agreements or licenses with those Third Parties. Subject to the limitations of liability set out below, VidCon offers no guarantees and assumes no responsibility or liability of any type with respect to the Third Party Materials, including without limitation any liability resulting from incompatibility between Third Party products and/or services and the products and/or services provided by VidCon. You agree that you will not hold VidCon responsible or liable with respect to the Third Party Materials or seek to do so.
- The Site Materials may be used solely for personal, non-commercial, and informational purposes.
- The Site Materials may not be modified or altered in any way.
- The Site Materials on the Site may not be distributed or sold, rented, leased, or licensed to others.
- You may not remove any copyright or other proprietary notices contained in the Site Materials.
- VidCon reserves the right to revoke the authorisation to view, download, copy, and/or print the Site Materials available on this Site at any time, and any such use shall be discontinued immediately upon notice from VidCon.
- Any rights granted to you by VidCon constitute a license and not a transfer of title.
Linking to the Site. You may link to the Site’s home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it. You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists. You must not establish a link to the Site in any website that is not owned by you. The Site must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of the Site other than the Site’s home page. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice. The site in which you are linking must comply in all respects with the content standards set out in VidCon’s Code of Conduct. If you wish to link to or make any use of content and information on the Site other than that set out above, please contact [insert email].
Important Exceptions. Various sections of the Site, may be protected by copyright or other proprietary laws, and are for display and demonstration purposes only. Accordingly, you may not download, use, copy or print Third Party Content unless there is a notice associated with the Third Party Content work expressly permitting downloading, use, copy and/or printing. The rights specified above (i.e., the right to view, download, and print the Site Materials and Third Party Content available on this Site) are not applicable to the design or layout of this Site. Elements of this Site are protected by copyright and other laws and may not be copied, reproduced or imitated in whole or in part.
Trademark Information. The trademarks, logos, and service marks (“Marks”) displayed on this Site are the property of VidCon or third parties. You are not permitted to use the Marks without the prior written consent of the owner of the Mark.
You are prohibited from posting or transmitting to or from the Site any unlawful, threatening, libellous, defamatory, obscene, scandalous, inflammatory, pornographic, or profane material, or any other material that could give rise to any civil or criminal liability under the law.
User Conduct. In using the Site, including without limitation all Products and Services available through the Site, you agree as follows:
- to follow any guidelines as laid out in VidCon’s Code of Conduct;
- not to disrupt or interfere with any other user’s use or enjoyment of the Site or affiliated or linked sites;
- not to upload or otherwise transmit through the Site any viruses or other harmful, disruptive, or destructive files;
- not to create a false identity;
- not to use or attempt to use another’s account, password, services, or systems;
- not to attempt to transmit any content which you are not authorised to transmit and/or infringes on any third party’s rights;
- not to disrupt or interfere with the security of, or otherwise cause harm to, the Site, or any Products and Services, Site Materials, system resources, accounts, passwords, servers, or networks connected to or accessible through the Site or any affiliated or linked sites; and
- not to post any content that libels, defames, invades privacy, or is indecent, obscene, pornographic, abusive, threatening, illegal, solicits gambling, or engages in any gambling activity.
The use, installation, and/or downloading of any Site Materials through the Site is done at your own discretion and risk and with your agreement that you will be solely responsible for any damage to your computer, device and/or communication system or service, loss of data, or other harm that results from such activities. VidCon assumes no liability for any computer virus or other similar software code that is installed, transmitted, or downloaded to your computer, device and/or communication system or service from the Site or in connection with any Site Materials appearing on and/or offered through the Site. You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform to access our Site. You should use your own virus protection software. You must not misuse the Site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to the Site, the server on which the Site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to the Site. You must not attack the Site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use the Site will cease immediately.
Limitation of liability. We do not exclude or limit in any way our liability to you where it would be unlawful to do so. This includes liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence or the negligence of our employees, agents or subcontractors and for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation. Different limitations and exclusions of liability will apply to liability arising out of the supply of any Products and Services to you, which will be set out in the relevant Specific Agreement for such Products and Services.
If you are a business user: Please note that our Site is not intended to be used by business users. In no event shall VidCon and/or its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, shareholders, attorneys, employees, licensors, partners, contractors, advisors, suppliers agents and/or other representatives be liable to you or any third party for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty or otherwise, arising under, in connection with or as a result of your use of or inability to use this Site, use of or reliance on any Site Materials, the statements or actions of any third party on or through the Site, any dealings with vendors or other third parties, or for any other damage whatsoever, including without limitation resulting from: (i) loss of profits, sales, business or revenue; (ii) business interruption; (iii) loss of anticipated savings; (iv) loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; and (v) loss of use or corruption of data, and in each case of (i) to (v) above, whether or not VidCon has been advised of the possibility of such loss or damage or whether such loss or damage is foreseeable, direct, indirect, consequential, special, punitive or incidental. You agree that VidCon’s liability arising out of any kind of legal claim in any way connected to this Site shall not exceed the lesser of: (i) the amount you paid to VidCon for the use of the Site; or (ii) one hundred pounds sterling (£100).
Governing Law and Jurisdiction. This Site (excluding linked third-party sites) is controlled by VidCon from its offices at 1515 Broadway, New York within the State of New York, United States of America. By accessing this Site, you and VidCon agree that all matters relating to your access to, or use of, this Site shall be governed by the laws of England, without regard to the conflicts of laws principles thereof. You and VidCon also agree and hereby submit to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the courts of England and Wales, unless you are a resident of Scotland, you may bring proceedings in Scotland, or if you are a resident of Northern Ireland, you may bring proceedings in Northern Ireland. Alternative dispute resolution is a process where an independent body considers the facts of a dispute and seeks to resolve it, without you having to go to court. If you are not happy with how we have handled any complaint, you may want to contact the alternative dispute resolution provider we use. You can submit a complaint to [name of ADR entity] via their website at [website address]. [[name of ADR entity] will not charge you for making a complaint and if you are not satisfied with the outcome you can still bring legal proceedings]. In addition, please note that disputes may be submitted for online resolution to the European Commission Online Dispute Resolution platform.