Terms of Use

The following terms govern the access to and use of www.theuntz.com (the “Website”), including without limitation, participation in its forums, chats, and all other areas (except to the extent stated otherwise on a specific page).

The Website is owned and operated by The Untz, a California Partnership. Hereinafter, the term “User(s)” is used to include both registered users and non-registered visitors to the Website.

You can access the Terms of Use any time at http://www.theuntz.com/terms-of-use.php.  Your use of and/or registration on any aspect of the Website will constitute your agreement to comply with these terms. If you cannot agree to the terms set forth below, please do not access or use the Website.

In addition to reviewing the Terms of Use, please read our Privacy Policy. Your use of the Website constitutes agreement to its terms and conditions as well.

These Terms of Use may be modified from time to time. The most recent version will be posted on this page. Continued access of the Website by you will constitute your acceptance of and agreement to any changes or revisions to the Terms of Use.

A.USE OF THE SITE

General

Unless otherwise specified, the Website is intended for your personal use only. You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, trade, resell or exploit for any commercial purposes, any portion or use of, or access to the Website.

You may voluntarily submit certain personally identifiable information about yourself on the Website, including your name and personal contact information ("Personal Information"). All information gathered from Users of this website will be governed by our Privacy Policy, which is incorporated in these Terms of Use by reference. If there is a conflict between the terms of these Terms of Use and our Privacy Policy, the terms of the Privacy Policy will prevail. Please carefully review our Privacy Policy.

You are responsible for obtaining access to the Website, and that access may involve third-party fees (such as Internet service provider charges, etc.). You are solely responsible for any such fees.

User Accounts & Registration

In order to take advantage of certain features on the Website, you may be required to register and/or set up an account.  If you register and/or set up an account on the Website, you will be solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your Registration Information. You may not authorize others to use your Registration Information. You may not sub-license, transfer, sell or assign your Registration Information and/or this Agreement to any third party without our written approval. Any attempt to do so will be null and void and shall be considered a material breach of this Agreement.

You are solely responsible for all usage or activity on your account including, but not limited to, use of the account by any person who uses your Registration Information, with or without authorization, or who has access to any computer on which your account resides or is accessible.

If you have reason to believe that your account is no longer secure, for example due to loss, theft or unauthorized disclosure or use of your Registration Information, you are solely responsible for promptly changing the affected Registration Information with the appropriate mechanism on the Website.

Artists, Artists’ Representatives and Promoters

The Website may offer a feature through which artists, artists’      representatives, and promoters are able to post information on     concerts, events, releases, etc. You hereby acknowledge that it is in our sole discretion to approve such individuals and grant permission to them to post information. We are under no obligation to approve   certain artists and/or representatives and/or event postings.

Restrictions on Use of Website

You may not provide to, or post on or through the Website, any graphics, text, photographs, images, video, audio or other materials that constitute junk mail, spam, advertising, and/or commercial offers.

You agree not to use any sexually explicit or offensive language or to provide to or post on or through the Website any graphics, text, photographs, images, video, audio or other materials that are defamatory, abusive, bullying, harassing, racist, hateful, or violent. You agree to refrain from ethnic slurs, religious intolerance, homophobia, and personal attacks when using the Website.

Prohibited Use of Website Material

Users may not modify, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit, distribute, sell, license, rent, publicly display or perform, edit, adapt or create a derivative work of, any material, content or design elements obtained from the Website, including code and software ("Material").

Notwithstanding the above, you may print or download Material from the Website for personal or non-commercial use, provided that you do not republish the Material and keep intact all copyright, trademarks, patent and other proprietary notices.

Termination of User Access

You hereby acknowledge that we have the right (but not the obligation) to delete or deactivate your account, block your email or IP address, or otherwise terminate your access to, or use of the Website or any part thereof, immediately and without notice, and for any reason. You also acknowledge that we may remove and discard any content or feature within the Website without prior notice. We are not liable to you or any third-party for any termination of your access to the Website or features thereof, or for loss of content.

B. CONTENT SUPPLIED BY USERS

We reserve the right, but not the obligation, to refuse to post, or to remove any content generated by Users and any portion thereof.

Users represent and warrant that they are the owner or otherwise have the right to provide any information or materials (including pre-existing materials) that they post or transmit for use in public or private areas on the Website.

You hereby grant to The Untz, our affiliates and subsidiaries, an irrevocable, transferable, paid up, royalty-free, perpetual, non-exclusive worldwide license to use, copy, print, display, modify, edit and create derivative works from and distribute or otherwise use and reproduce any information or materials, including, but not limited to, comments or content, that you may post, submit or transmit in areas on the Website without compensation, notification or other consideration.

Each User also agrees to indemnify and hold The Untz, our affiliates and subsidiaries, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys' fees, made by any party arising out of information or materials that the visitor submits on our website.

C.  THIRD PARTY LINKS

Links on this Website to other sites and resources controlled by Third Parties are intended solely for your convenience in identifying and accessing other sources of information. They are not intended to be associations with, referrals, endorsements, approval, or sponsorship of such Third Party materials and websites. We make no representations about the content, functionality or practices of Third Party sites and resources, and disclaim any and all warranties, express or implied, with respect thereto.

D.  CONTESTS

From time to time, we may offer contests on this Website (“Contest(s)”). Contests will be carried out in cooperation with The Untz’s sponsors and partners. The following rules apply to all Contests, subject to specific rules noted in a Contest announcement.  

1.    All participants must be 18 years of age or older, unless otherwise noted in the Contest announcement.  Participants must sign up for Contests on the Website by entering their name and address, a valid email address, and any other specific entry information requested in the contest announcement.  We are not responsible for and will not consider incomplete entries, or emails sent but not received by us for any reason.

2.    Only one entry per email address used to send the email will be considered for Contest entry, unless multiple entries are specifically allowed in the Contest announcement. Unless otherwise specified in the individual Contest announcement, no person may enter any Contest more than once using multiple email addresses.

3.    Winners of email Contests will be chosen at random from emails received, unless specifically noted otherwise in the Contest announcement.

4.    Winners of Contests will be contacted at the sender email address used to enter the Contest, and the person receiving and replying to the winner announcement email will be considered the winner unless they specify, within the reply email, another person as the winner.

5.    Claiming of prizes requires an email response to us from the winning sender email address within 15 days of being notified of winning at the email address that was used to enter the Contest. Failure to respond constitutes forfeiture of the prize. We may, but are not required to award any forfeited prizes to other participants.

6.    The Untz or the partner/sponsor cooperating with us on the Contest will mail or email the contest prize to the mailing or email address supplied by the recipient of the winner announcement email.

7.    The types and number of prizes offered for a particular Contest are in our sole discretion.  If a specified prize becomes unavailable for any reason, we may substitute a prize of like or equal value.

8.    Prizes are not redeemable in cash and must be accepted as awarded. Winners may not request substitutions of prizes. All winners are solely responsible for any and all taxes, charges and/or fees, and any other additional costs that they may incur in connection with the prize.

9.    Under no circumstances may The Untz be held liable for: (i) any warranty, costs, damage, injury, or any other claims incurred as a result of usage of any winners of a prize after possession has been taken of the product by winner; or (ii) any cost, damage or injury or any other claims incurred in connection with attendance at, or travel to any event won as a contest prize.

10.   We are not liable for any loss arising out of or in connection with or resulting from any Contest promoted by The Untz or its sponsors or partners, including but not limited a sponsor’s/partner’s failure or inability to supply the specified prize.

11.   The Untz reserves the right to alter any rules of any Contest at any time. If you have any questions or complaints about a Contest, please contact us at admin@theuntz.com

E. DIGITAL MUSIC TERMS AND CONDITONS

Digital Music Terms and Conditions - theuntz.com/music-sampler-promotion-terms-and-conditions-of-the-untz

F. COPYRIGHT COMPLAINTS

If you believe in good faith that any material we host on the Website infringes on your copyright, you may send us a notice, in accordance with the requirements set forth in the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 ("DMCA"), requesting that we remove or block access to the infringing material. Such notice shall include the following information: electronic or physical signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the exclusive right that is allegedly infringed; identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed; a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Website; your contact information; a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and a statement by you, under penalty of perjury, that the information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf.

If you believe in good faith that someone has wrongfully filed a notice of copyright infringement against you, you may send us a counter-notice under the DMCA.

Notices and counter-notices must meet the then current statutory requirements imposed by the DMCA; see www.loc.gov/copyright. All Notices and counter-notices should be sent to:

The Untz
Online General Manager
178 Daffodil Circle
Vallejo, CA 94591

G. DISCLAIMERS

You understand and agree that the materials on this website are provided for informational use only and are provided "AS-IS". WE DO NOT WARRANT, EITHER EXPRESSLY OR BY IMPLICATION, THE ACCURACY OF ANY MATERIALS, INFORMATION OR DATA PROVIDED ON THE SITE OR THEIR SUITABILITY FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

WE ARE NOT LIABLE AND HAVE NO RESPONSIBILITY OF ANY KIND TO ANY USER FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE THAT A USER MAY INCUR IN THE EVENT OF (A) FAILURE OR INTERRUPTION OF THIS SITE; (B) ANY ACT OR OMISSION OF ANY THIRD PARTY INVOLVED IN MAKING THIS WEBSITE OR THE INFORMATION AND DATA CONTAINED HEREIN AVAILABLE TO USERS (III) ANY OTHER CAUSE RELATING TO USER ACCESS OR USE, OR INABILITY TO ACCESS OR USE, ANY PORTION OF WEBSITE OR MATERIALS ON THIS WEBSITE; (IV) ANY VISITOR'S INTERACTION OR SUBMISSIONS ON THE WEBSITE, OR (V) FROM ANY VISITOR'S FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THIS AGREEMENT, WHETHER OR NOT THE CIRCUMSTANCES GIVING RISE TO SUCH CAUSE MAY HAVE BEEN WITHIN OUR CONTROL, OR OF ANY VENDOR PROVIDING SOFTWARE, SERVICES OR SUPPORT TO US.

WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE PRODUCTS, SERVICES, ACTIONS OR FAILURE TO ACT OF ANY VENUE, PERFORMER, PROMOTER OR OTHER THIRD PARTY IN CONNECTION WITH ANY ACTIVITY AT EVENTS AND VENUES.  IN NO EVENT WILL WE OR OUR PARTNERS, AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, MEMBERS, OFFICERS OR EMPLOYEES BE LIABLE TO ANY USER FOR ANY DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, TRAVEL EXPENSES, LOST PROFITS, BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES, BODILY INJURIES OF ANY KIND, INCURRED IN CONNECTION WITH ANY INDIVIDUAL’S ATTENDANCE AT EVENTS LISTED ON THE WEBSITE, OR IN CONNECTION WITH ANY ACTIVITIES AT AND/OR TRAVEL TO OR FROM ANY SUCH VENUES.

H. MISCELLANEOUS

This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California, excluding its conflicts of law rules. Any dispute arising out of or relating to this Agreement or your access or use of this website will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located within the state of California. You hereby agree and submit to personal jurisdiction by and venue in the state and federal courts of the State of California, County of Solano.

If any provision in this Agreement is held invalid or unenforceable, that provision shall be construed in a manner consistent with applicable law to reflect the original intent of the provision, and the remaining provisions of this Agreement shall remain in full force and effect.