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PLEASE READ THESE TERMS OF SERVICE CAREFULLY BEFORE SUBMITTING CONTENT TO VIDEOS.SPRINGER.COM BECAUSE THEY REPRESENT YOUR LEGALLY BINDING AGREEMENT WITH SPRINGER REGARDING YOUR SUBMISSION OF CONTENT TO VIDEOS.SPRINGER.COM.
These Terms of Service apply to all users of videos.springer.com (hereinafter referred to as “the Site”), including users who submit Content to the Site. “Content” is defined herein as any and all material and media you submit to the Site, including without limitation video, audiovisual combinations, photographs, graphics, visual effects, writings, spoken statements, sounds, music, interactive features, and all other information about your submission including personal information such as your name.
II. Incorporated Agreements
By using the Site, including submitting Content to the Site, you signify your agreement with and acceptance of the following, each of which is incorporated herein by reference:
If you do not agree in full with each of these, you must not use the Site.
III. Your Use of the Site
(1) Springer may publish and display the Content on Springer’s websites and Springer’s YouTube channel and make all other uses described below.
(2) Springer has no obligation to post your Content and reserves the right to remove it at its sole discretion.
(3) Springer does not guarantee any confidentiality with respect to any Content you submit.
(4) You will not use the Site for any unlawful purpose.
(5) You will not use or launch any automated system, including without limitation, “robots” and “spiders” on Springer’s websites, including the Site
(6) You will not violate the copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, patents, rights of privacy and publicity, or other proprietary rights of any third party.
(7) You will provide Springer with a valid and active email address, and your real name.
(8) You are solely responsible for your submissions of Content and for any consequences resulting from your submission of Content to the Site.
IV. Review, Acceptance, and Removal of Content
Springer will review all submissions for compliance with Springer’s video content guidelines and video preparation instruction. If Springer determines, in its sole discretion, that your submission is compliant, your Content will be made public on the Site and Springer’s YouTube channel, and Springer will send you an email stating so. If an email from Springer regarding your submission is returned as undeliverable, your submission will be rejected and removed from the Site and Springer’s YouTube channel. Springer may at any time, without prior notice to you, and in its sole discretion, remove your Content from the Site or its YouTube channel.
V. Representations and Warranties
You represent and warrant that you own or are lawfully licensed or otherwise have secured the right and permission to use, reproduce, create derivative works of, distribute, publicly perform, publicly display, transfer, transmit, and publish the Content you submit to the Site. You represent and warrant that you have provided your true and correct name to the Site in connection with any Content you submit. You further represent and warrant that the Content you submit to the Site will not contain third party copyrighted material, trademarks, trade secrets or proprietary rights of any third party unless you have a license or otherwise have secured permission from the rightful owner to use the material in the submitted Content.
By submitting Content to the Site you grant Springer a worldwide, irrevocable, royalty-free, non-exclusive license, including without limitation any license or permission from third parties, to use, reproduce, create derivative works of, distribute, publicly perform, publicly display, transfer, transmit, and publish the Content, in any form, medium, or technology now known or later developed for any purpose deemed acceptable by Springer.
You agree to hold harmless, defend, and indemnify Springer, its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives from and against any and all claims arising from or in any way related to your use of the Site and submission of Content to the Site, including without limitation, any liabilities, expenses, obligations, damages, losses, costs, debts and attorneys’ fees, of every kind and nature. This indemnification obligation will survive these Terms of Service and your use of the Site.
VIII. Disclaimer of Warranty
You acknowledge and agree that your use of Springer’s websites and the Site shall be at your own risk. SPRINGER, ITS PARENTS, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS AND REPRESENTATIVES DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN CONNECTION WITH ITS SERVICES AND YOUR USE THEREOF. SPRINGER MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, WHETHER RELATING IN ANY WAY TO THE CONDITION, QUALITY, UTILITY OR ANY OTHER MATTER REGARDING SPRINGER’S WEBSITES OR THE SITE OR YOUR USE THEREOF AND ASSUMES NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY (1) ERRORS, MISTAKES OR INACCURACIES OF CONTENT; (2) PERSONAL INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE, OR ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER, RESULTING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF SPRINGER’S WEBSITES AND THE SITE; (3) ANY UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR USE OF OUR SECURE SERVERS AND/OR ANY AND ALL PERSONAL INFORMATION AND/OR FINANCIAL INFORMATION STORED THEREIN; AND (4) ANY BUGS, VIRUSES, TROJAN HORSES, OR THE LIKE WHICH MAY BE TRANSMITTED TO OR THROUGH SPRINGER’S WEBSITES OR THE SITE BY ANY THIRD PARTY.
IX. Limitation of Liability
SPRINGER, ITS PARENTS, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS AND REPRESENTATIVES SHALL HAVE NO LIABILITY FOR DAMAGES UNDER ANY FORM OF ACTION WHATSOEVER RELATED TO YOUR USE OF SPRINGER’S WEBSITES AND THE SITE. SPRINGER SHALL HAVE NO LIABILITY FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM (1) ERRORS, MISTAKES OR INACCURACIES OF CONTENT; (2) PERSONAL INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE, OR ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER, RESULTING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF SPRINGER’S WEBSITES AND THE SITE; (3) ANY UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR USE OF OUR SECURE SERVERS AND/OR ANY AND ALL PERSONAL INFORMATION AND/OR FINANCIAL INFORMATION STORED THEREIN; AND (4) ANY BUGS, VIRUSES, TROJAN HORSES, OR THE LIKE WHICH MAY BE TRANSMITTED TO OR THROUGH SPRINGER’S WEBSITES OR THE SITE BY ANY THIRD PARTY BASED ON ANY LEGAL THEORY WHATSOEVER, AND WHETHER OR NOT INFORMED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SAME AND WHETHER OR NOT OTHER AVAILABLE REMEDIES FAIL TO ACHIEVE THEIR ESSENTIAL PURPOSE.
Springer may, in its sole discretion, modify and revise these Terms of Service at any time by posting such changes on its website (you will not receive a separate notification of any changes). It is your responsibility to review these Terms of Service for any changes and your continued use of the Site after any modifications or revisions signifies your acceptance of these Terms of Service as modified.
Springer may terminate this Agreement with you and your right to use the Site at any time without notice to you. These Terms of Service shall be governed by the laws of the State of New York and you agree to submit to jurisdiction in the State of New York. These Terms of Service together with Springer’s privacy statement (http://www.springer.com/generic/privacy?SGWID=0-40111-0-0-0) and video content guidelines (http://videos.springer.com/) and any other legal notices published on Springer’s websites shall constitute the entire agreement between you and Springer concerning the use of the Site. If any provision of these Terms of Service is deemed invalid by a court, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these Terms of Service which shall remain in full force and effect. No waiver of any provision of any term of these Terms of Service shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term of any other term.