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Terms of Use

Terms of Use

Please read these terms of use carefully before you start to use this site. By using our site, you indicate that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to abide by them. If you do not agree to these terms of use, please refrain from using our site.

Reliance on Information Posted & Disclaimer

The materials contained on our site are provided for general information purposes only and do not claim to be, or constitute, legal or other professional advice and shall not be relied upon as such.

We do not accept any responsibility for any loss which may arise from accessing or relying on the information on this site, and to the fullest extent permitted by law, we exclude all liability for losses or damages direct or indirect arising from the use of this site.

Talentraters.com, or any of its affiliates, officers, and subsidiary companies is not part of any of your transactions with the owner of the business posted here, therefore, Talentraters.com shall not be held liable for any liabilities, taxes, or obligations with regards to your transaction with any of the talents posted here.

Accessing our site

Access to our site is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the services we provided on our site without notice (see below). We will not be liable, if for any reason, our site is unavailable at any time or for any period.

Intellectual property rights

(a) “Content” refers to all content, music, audio, video, audio-visual, text, graphics, artwork, illustrations, images, photographs, data, information, databases, designs, other proprietary information and materials and all copyrightable or otherwise legally protectable elements of the Website and/or the Website Services, tangible or intangible, including, without limitation, the selection, sequence, ‘look and feel’ and arrangement of items, as well as all copyright and other rights in Marks or other intellectual property which you may encounter, are provided by, available from, or for your use in connection with our Website and Website Services. We use the term “Marks” to refer to trademarks, service marks, logos, brands, and brand names, trade dress and trade names and all other distinctive identification. Marks that are not our property are used with permission. You will not alter, delete, obscure, or conceal any copyright or other notices, nor will you reproduce, modify, create derivative works from, display, perform, publish, distribute, disseminate, broadcast or circulate or use any Content in violation of the Terms of Use, without our express written consent.

(b) Content is either, our property, or owned by our users, members, Professional Members, licensors, suppliers, operational service providers, advertisers, business or promotional partners or sponsors and is legally protected, without limitation, under U.S. Federal and State, as well as, applicable foreign laws, regulations and international treaties. We make no representations about the accuracy, reliability, completeness, or timeliness of any Content or the results to be obtained from using our Service and you expressly agree that your use of our Service is solely at your own risk. You agree that all of these entities are third-party beneficiaries under these Terms of Use and both we and they can protect our respective rights and enforce these Terms of Use against you.

NO LIABILITY

The material displayed on our site is provided without any guarantees, conditions, or warranties as to its accuracy. The warranty, guarantee are solely provided by the hired service provider and TalentRaters will not indulge in any kind of dispute raised between the user and hired service provider as the contract between them is signed by mutual understanding. To the extent permitted by law, we, and third parties connected to us are not liable for: 

  • All conditions, warranties, and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law, or the law of equity
  • Any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by any user in connection with our site or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of our site, any websites linked to it and any materials posted on it, including, without limitation any liability for:
  • loss of income or revenue;
  • loss of profits or contracts;
  • loss of anticipated savings;
  • loss of data;
  • loss of goodwill;
  • wasted management or office time; and for any other loss or damage of any kind, however arising and whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable, provided that this condition shall not prevent claims for loss of or damage to your tangible property or any other claims for direct financial loss that are not excluded by any of the categories described above.

Information about you and your visits to our site

We process information about you in accordance with our privacy policy. By using our site, you consent to such processing and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate. This data will be used for Google analytics purpose which will be used to analyze the performance of the website. You agree to receive emails (unless you unsubscribe from the first email you receive from Talentraters.com ) for any offers that Talentraters.com or any of its affiliates may have.

MEMBER CONDUCT

Your use of our Website and Website Services is subject to all applicable local, provincial, state, national, and international laws and regulations, and international treaties. You are solely responsible for all activities, acts, and omissions that occur in, from, through or under your email address, account or user ID. The following is a non-exclusive list of prohibited uses and content:

(a) any use of copyrighted, trademarked, patented, or other material protected by the intellectual property rights of a third party without the express permission of the author or owner, the commission of any acts of copyright, trademark or any other intellectual property infringement, or contributing to, inducing, or facilitating such infringement; this prohibition includes all forms of software piracy;

(b) violating any laws, regulations (including, without limitation, laws regarding the transmission of technical data or software exported from the United States), judicial or governmental order, any treaties or violate or infringe upon any intellectual property rights, rights of publicity or privacy or any other rights of ours or of any other person, firm or enterprise;

(c) the collection, storage, compilation, gathering, transmission, reproduction, deletion, revision, viewing or displaying of any material or information, whether personally identifiable or not, posted by or concerning any other person, firm or enterprise, in connection with their or your use of our Website or Website Services unless you have obtained the express, prior permission of such other person, firm or enterprise to do so;

(d) impersonating any person or entity, including, but not limited to, a Talentraters.com official, forum leader, guide or host, or misrepresentation of your affiliation with a person or entity;

(e) using your web page (or directory) as storage for remote loading or as a door or signpost to another web page, whether inside or beyond Talentraters.com and its affiliates;

(f) taking any action, which imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on the Website’s infrastructure;

(g) if you have a password allowing access to a non-public area of the Website, disclosing to or sharing your password with any third parties or using your password for any unauthorized purpose;

(h) notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained herein, using or attempting to use any engine, software, tool, agent or other device or mechanism (including without limitation browsers, spiders, robots, avatars or intelligent agents) to navigate or search the Website other than the search engine and search agents available from Talentraters.com on this Website and other than generally available third party web browsers (e.g., Netscape Navigator, Microsoft Explorer);

(i) attempting to decipher, decompile, disassemble or reverse engineer any of the software comprising or in any way making up a part of the Website; or

(j) reproducing, duplicating, copying, selling, renting, reselling or otherwise exploiting any portion of the Website or Website Services, use of the Website or Website Services or access to the Website or Website Services.

NO GUARANTEE OF SERVICE

Talentraters.com provides its Website Services on a commercially reasonable basis and does not guarantee that user and/or users will be able to access or use the Website Services at times or locations of their choosing. Specifically, Talentraters.com reserves the right, at any time, to modify or discontinue temporarily the Service (or any part of the Service) with or without notice. If there are any commercial terms between the user and hired service provider, i.e. if a particular amount is involved in the service, intimation will be given to both the user and service provider so that they can come to a solution by mutual understanding. You agree that Talentraters.com should not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification; suspension or discontinuance of the service and no refund shall be given in any event, including any of the circumstances described in this Section.

 Purchasing from TalentRaters 

There are numerous ways to purchase goods or services from TalentRaters and they are as follows Sponsor Me Activation ($.99), merchandise via the TalentRaters Merch Market, contest registration fees, mp3 sales (83/20% split where 80% goes to the talent after internal mandatory gateway fees), online tickets, and our newest and most exciting service of hiring talents through the TalentRaters site.

Customer Satisfaction and Refunds Policy

Customer Satisfaction is highly important to us.

If you are not happy with your purchase or any part of the service that we have provided, please contact us to discuss the problem before leaving negative or neutral feedback or low detailed service ratings.

We aim to please and will do our very best to resolve any issue. TalentRaters wants you to be satisfied. However, if you need a return or a refund of the payment you made from our service(s), we are here to help you.

Arbitration

If you are dissatisfied with your hiring services, you may enter into arbitration, but please keep in mind that arbitration fees will be at the expense of the Talent and the Talent Seeker involved.  The following is a link to a 3rd party arbitration company that we recommend: 

http://www.net-arb.com/

TalentRaters shall not be liable for any hiring decisions that Talent Seekers make, so please take the necessary steps to ensure that you are happy with your hiring decision.  On the other hand, Talents should also take the necessary steps to ensure they are comfortable working for the Talent Seeker interested in hiring them.

Viruses, hacking and other offences

You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, Trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorized access to our site, the server on which our site is stored, or any server, computer or database connected to our site. You must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack.

By breaching this provision, Talentraters.com may take such action as Talentraters.com deems appropriate to deal with the breach, including suspending your access to the website, prohibiting you from accessing the website, blocking computers using your IP address from accessing the website, contacting your internet service provider to request that they block your access to the website, and/or bringing court proceedings against you.

We will not be liable for any losses or damages caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our site or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.

Links from our site

Where our site contains links and advertisements to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. The business owner, Talentraters.com or any of its affiliates, officers, and subsidiary companies have no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them. When accessing a site via our website we advise you check their terms of use and privacy policies to ensure compliance and determine how they may use your information.

Variations

We may revise these terms of use at any time by amending this page. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we made, as they are binding on you. Some of the provisions contained in these terms of use may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on our site.

Talent Consent

All Talents posting their videos, mp3's, URLs, and pictures to the to the TalentRaters.com website grants consent  to TalentRaters®, Inc. to share their posts in all social media as well as any other sites where 

TalentRaters® content is posted or channels bearing the TalentRaters® name as a means to increase their exposure.

Inactive Accounts

TalentRaters®, Inc. reserves the right to delete accounts that have been inactive for a period of 6 months to 1 year or longer in order to free server space for active participants.  These include accounts without completed profiles and those that have shown no participation in the site.

Your Concerns

If you have any concerns about material which appears on our site, please contact info@talentraters.com.

TalentRaters (TR) MAGAZINE


TR MAGAZINE is intended specifically for professional Artists and Talents. TalentRaters has full editorial rights over the magazine.  We may offer Artists and Talents the opportunity to provide edits to the digital blog up until the time of publication and thereafter.  However, those Artists and Talents being featured in the official online digital magazine and especially in the printed version, suggestions for edits will only be allowed until one week prior to release which is the 1st of every month. This also includes early magazine releases.  Once the magazine is released any and all parties associated with the publication of the magazine including artists, talents, family members, photographers, videographers, etc. cannot make any edits whatsoever to the magazine.

Cover Agreements

A TR MAGAZINE cover agreement ensures that the artist's magazine cover spot and moth are secured.  In order for this cover agreement to be binding it must be signed by both the artist and TalentRaters.  If the artist is under the age of 18, the cover agreement must also be signed by the artist's parent or guardian.  Cover agreements are optional, but failure to enter into a cover agreement may result in bumping if necessary.  TalentRaters reserves the right to shuffle cover artists to different months as necessary only when  cover agreements have not been secured by the artist(s).

TalentRaters Copyright Notice

All images, videos, mp3's, articles, and magazine issues on TalentRaters.com are either property of TalentRaters or we have been provided permissions by our Artists or Talents or their management to post or publish, or are readily available in various locations on the Internet and believed to be in the public domain, or used in accordance with the creator’s requested permissions structure. Images, videos, mp3's, articles, and magazines posted and for sale are believed to be posted within our rights per the U.S. Copyright Fair Use Act (title 17, U.S. Code.) The digital or printed purchase of TR Magazine is for personal use and not to be re-created or distributed for sales purposes without the express written consent of TalentRaters, Inc. 

Any redistribution or reproduction, of part, or all of the contents in any form is prohibited other than the following:

  •       You may print or download to a local hard disk extracts for your personal and non-commercial use only
  •      You may copy the content to individual third parties for their personal use, but only if you acknowledge the website as the source of the material

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