last updated: 10 October, 2018
General Use of the Service Permissions and Restrictions.
We hereby grant you permission to access and use the Service as set forth in these Terms of Service, provided that:
You agree not to distribute in any medium any part of the Service or the Content without our prior written authorization, unless we make available the means for such distribution through functionality offered by the Service, such as with an embeddable video player authorized by us (“Embeddable Player”) or other authorized means that we may designate.You agree not to alter or modify any part of the Service.You agree not to access Content through any technology or means other than on the Service itself, an Embeddable Player, or other explicitly authorized means we may designate.You agree not to use the Service for any of the following commercial uses unless you obtain our prior written approval:the sale of access to the Service;the sale of advertising, sponsorships, or promotions placed on or within the Service or Content; orthe sale of advertising, sponsorships, or promotions on any page of an ad-enabled blog or website containing Content delivered via the Service, unless other material not obtained from us appears on the same page and is of sufficient value to be the basis for such sales.Prohibited commercial uses do not include:uploading an original video to the Service, or maintaining an original channel on the Service, to promote your business or artistic enterprise;showing our videos through an Embeddable Player on an ad-enabled blog or website, subject to the advertising restrictions set forth herein; or any use that we expressly authorize in writing.If you use an Embeddable Player on your website, you may not modify, build upon, or block any portion or functionality of the Embeddable Player, including but not limited to links back to the Service.You agree not to use or launch any automated system, including without limitation, “robots,” “spiders,” or “offline readers,” that accesses the Service in a manner that sends more request messages to the Service’s servers in a given period of time than a human can reasonably produce in the same period by using a conventional on-line web browser. Notwithstanding the foregoing, we grant the operators of public search engines permission to use spiders to copy materials from the website for the sole purpose of and solely to the extent necessary for creating publicly available searchable indices of the materials, but not caches or archives of such materials. We reserve the right to revoke these exceptions either generally or in specific cases. You agree not to collect or harvest any personally identifiable information, including account names, from the Service, nor to use the communication systems provided by the Service (e.g., comments, email) for any commercial solicitation purposes. You agree not to solicit, for commercial purposes, any users of the Service with respect to their Content.In your use of the Service, you will comply with all applicable laws.We reserve the right to discontinue any aspect of the Service at any time.
For clarity, you retain all of your ownership rights in your Content. However, by submitting Content to the Service, you hereby grant ViralAfrica a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, sublicenseable and transferable license to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display, and perform the Content in connection with the Service and ViralAfrica(and its successors’ and affiliates’) business, including without limitation for promoting and redistributing part or all of the Service (and derivative works thereof) in any media formats and through any media channels. You also hereby grant each user of the Service a non-exclusive license to access your Content through the Service, and to use, reproduce, distribute, display and perform such Content as permitted through the functionality of the Service and under these Terms of Service. The above licenses granted by you in video Content you submit to the Service terminate within a commercially reasonable time after you remove or delete your videos from the Service. You understand and agree, however, that we may retain, but not display, distribute, or perform, server copies of your videos that have been removed or deleted. The above licenses granted by you in user comments you submit are perpetual and irrevocable.You further agree that Content you submit to the Service will not contain third party copyrighted material, or material that is subject to other third party proprietary rights, unless you have permission from the rightful owner of the material or you are otherwise legally entitled to post the material and to grant us all of the license rights granted herein.You further agree that you will not submit to the Service any Content or other material that is contrary to these Terms of Service or contrary to applicable local, national, and international laws and regulations.We do not endorse any Content submitted to the Service by any user or other licensor, or any opinion, recommendation, or advice expressed therein, and we expressly disclaim any and all liability in connection with Content. We do not permit copyright infringing activities and infringement of intellectual property rights on the Service, and we will remove all Content if properly notified that such Content infringes on another’s intellectual property rights. We reserve the right to remove Content without prior notice.The Content on the Service, and the trademarks, service marks and logos (“Marks”) on the Service, are owned by or licensed and owned by ViralAfrica, subject to copyright and other intellectual property rights under the law.
If you have any questions regarding these Terms of Service, you may email us at [email protected] .