User Generated Content
These rules and the Usage Policy apply to you when you register for and use the [ ] service (the “Service”
). If you have any questions then have a look at our FAQs
or you can email us on email@example.com
You must be 16 years or older to use the Service. If you are not 16 you MUST NOT use the Service. If you are 16 or over but have not yet reached 18, you must obtain your parent or guardian’s permission before registering for the Service. We may ask you to confirm your age if we think it is necessary. Once you turn 18 you are confirming that these rules will apply to your use of the Service from the date you first registered.
HERE IS A SUMMARY OF IMPORTANT BITS
If you send us videos, messages or other Content, we will be able to use your Content on the Service and on any other affiliated website. We might even decide not to use it at all! If you decide to take your content off the Service, we will not use it in any other way. However, we cannot remove it from any other cached service or stored copies that are not under our direct control. If you do not want us to use your Content then it is best not to send it to us in the first place. If we want to use your Content on our other services, like our television services, we will contact you to get your permission. Remember, you can always look at our FAQs or email us if you have any questions.
[National Geographic/Fox Channels] will not pay you for any Content that you send us.
Please do not send us any Content that you have not created yourself. This means that you cannot copy anyone else’s work or send us something that is not yours unless you have permission from the person who made it.
You must also make sure that anyone that appears in a video clip you want to send to us has given you their permission to do so.
Please do not send us anything that is rude or might offend or upset another person.
Please do not send us anything which says things that are not true about someone else. If you are unsure, then it is best not to send it to us.
Keep your password secret and do not let anyone else use your login details to access the Service.
If you send us anything or download anything from your mobile phone, then you will have to pay for it. The costs for doing this are explained on [ ] or contact your mobile operator for charges.
Using your personal info
When you register for the Service, you will be giving us information which we will be able to use to advertise to you in the future, unless you ask us not to. We might email or text you about our similar products and services, and we might pass your details onto other companies. If you do not want us to use your personal information like this, then please let us know. In order to store your personal information, we may user servers located outside of the European Economic Area. If you do not want us to pass your personal information outside of the EEA, then please do not register or notify us by clicking here firstname.lastname@example.org
So, what is the Service anyway?
Once you have registered for the Service you can send us videos, messages and other content from your PC or your mobile phone and share it with other people. You can even download other people’s video clips to your mobile phone! You will also be able to watch content from [Fox/National Geographic], create your own Profile on the website [and message your friends]. Last but not least, we will also work hard to come up with all new and improved ideas to make your use of the Service even better in the future!
Is it going to cost you anything?
The people who provide you or your parents with access to the internet or your mobile phone may charge you for using the Service. Unfortunately, we do not know exactly what these costs will be, so it is best that you or your parents contact them to find out. Remember, you or your parents will be responsible for these costs. In addition we may charge you for downloading videos to your mobile phone.
THE REST OF THE LEGAL STUFF
If you are under 18, make sure your parents read this bit and explain it to you – it is important and will apply to you when you use the Service.
)/Fox International Channels (UK) Limited (‘Fox’
1. Definitions [DEFINITIONS TO BE MODIFIED DEPENDING ON THE SERVICE]
means content submitted to the Service by you or other Registered Users including (but not limited to) videos, images and text but excludes Nat Geo Content;
means an individual who has not registered to use the Service and does not have a Profile. A Guest User may access all elements of the Service except those that may only be accessed by Registered Users as part of their Profile;
means an individual who has registered to use the Service and has created a Profile. As a registered user you can upload content to the Service from within your Profile on the Website or via your mobile phone;
means the personal profile that you create on the Website;
means the policy which governs your use of the Service set out below;
means the website accessed at http://www.natgeoadventure.tv
“Nat Geo/Fox Content”
means the content submitted to the Service by Nat Geo, Fox or our content partners, which is either owned or licensed by Nat Geo, but does not include the Content;
means where the context so requires, either Registered Users or Guest Users or both of them.
means the website accessed at http://www.natgeoadventure.tv
2. Access to the Service
2.1 Except for downloading videos to your mobile phone via our WAP site or Premium SMS Service, you must have a Profile to upload and download video content or to use any of the other parts of the Service. To create a Profile, you need to register on the registration page by providing your personal information. You will be asked to provide a user name and password. Your user name should be unique to you and not the name of another person or entity. We would recommend that you do not use your real name or any part of it as your user name or password for your own protection. We may ask you to change your username in our absolute discretion.
2.2 After registration, access to your Profile will require you to enter your user name and password. Your password is secret and personal to you and must not be disclosed to any third party in any circumstances. You are responsible for keeping your password secure and confidential. You must take all precautions to prevent your Profile being used by anyone else.
2.3 If we reasonably believe that your user name and password are being used in any way which is not permitted or acceptable to us, we may cancel your account immediately without giving you any notice.
2.4 You may change your password or any other personal details (but not your user name) that you notified to us at any time on the Website. If you want to change your user name, you will need to re-register for the Service. Should you become aware that a person knows your password you should change it immediately. You must not store your user name and password on your computer and we would recommend that you do not keep it anywhere that is accessible by any other person.
2.5 When registering for the Service you must provide us with accurate, true and correct information about you in your Profile and you must keep this information up-to-date. By registering for the Service you warrant that you have provided information that is true, accurate and correct.
3. The Service
3.1 We will use reasonable efforts to make the Service available to you at all times. However, you acknowledge that the Service is provided over the internet and mobile telecommunications networks and therefore the quality and availability of the Service are affected by factors that are beyond our control, such as, technical faults in a third party telecommunication providers’ and/or a third party ISP’s service/network. We also may need to take some or all of the Service down for maintenance, but we will use our reasonable endeavours to do this at a time that is least inconvenient to you, unless it is essential or urgent maintenance. You accept that we are not responsible for any suspension, interruption or non-availability of the Service or any part of it for any of the reasons set out in this Paragraph 3.1,or otherwise unless you have rights against us or any other member of the Fox Group for the provision of these services.
3.2 The Service is variable. We may alter the content, presentation of and/or the facilities available on the Service from time to time without notice. You acknowledge that some of the Nat Geo Content or services offered as part of the Service may be provided by third parties.
3.3 From time to time, we may offer you additional services and or software as part of the Service. If there are additional terms and conditions relating to these services then you must accept such terms prior to the use of such additional services and comply with them.
3.4 If you want to upload video clips to the Service via your mobile phone then you must first register a Profile on the Website. You must provide the genre in the heading of your MMS for each video clip which you submit to the Service via your mobile phone.
3.5 If you want to download videos to your mobile you can do so via our WAP site or the Premium SMS Service. The charges for these download service will be outlined within those services prior to incurring costs.
4. Your use of the Service
4.1 Your right to view the Nat Geo/Fox Content on the Service:
4.1.1 is for personal, private and non-commercial purposes; and
4.1.2 is on the terms set out in any license for the relevant Nat Geo Content.
4.2 You must not or authorise or assist any third party to:
4.2.1 copy (except as permitted by law), redistribute or relay the whole or any part of the Nat Geo/Fox Content or third party Content; or
4.2.2 sell or make any charge for watching or using any part of the Nat Geo/Fox Content or third party Content; or
4.2.3 show any part of the Nat Geo/Fox Content or third party Content in public to an audience, even if no charge is made; or
4.2.4 use the Nat Geo/Fox Content or third party Content for any improper or unlawful purpose.
4.3 You agree that you will:
4.3.1 provide such proof of your identity or age as we consider reasonably necessary upon our request;
4.3.2 not use the Service or any Content for any improper, or unlawful purpose, nor allow any others to do the same or to use your username and/or password; and
4.3.3 follow our reasonable instructions concerning your use of the Service.
4.4 If you use your mobile phone to download or upload Content to the Website then you must pay for this. The costs for using this part of the Service are set out on the Website and are in addition to any charges which your mobile network provider will charge you. The charges will appear on your mobile phone bill and will show on your bill as “Premium SMS Service”. We may use an agent to carry out payment processing on our behalf. If we use an agent we will share personal information about you with them in order for them to fulfill these services, but only to the extent needed for them to do this.
4.5 If you use your mobile phone to download Content to your mobile via our WAP site then you must pay for this. The costs for using this part of the Service are set out on the WAP site and are in addition to any charges which your mobile network provider will charge you. The charges will appear on your mobile phone bill and will show on your bill as ”Premium SMS Service”. We may use an agent to carry out payment processing on our behalf. If we use an agent we will share personal information about you with them in order for them to fulfill these services, but only to the extent needed for them to do this.
5.1 You are responsible for all of your actions and omissions in relation to your use of the Service.
5.2 As a Registered User, you are responsible for anybody that you allow to use your Profile or the Service.
5.3 We will endeavour to provide the Service using all reasonable care. Except as required by law, we will not be responsible or liable for the fitness for a particular purpose of the Service or any part of it, or for any loss or damage caused by:
5.3.1 interruption or delay to the Service or any part of it caused by events outside our reasonable control;
5.3.2 any errors, viruses or bugs contained in the Service not directly caused by or attributed to Nat Geo/Fox;
5.3.3 your negligent act or omission or your failure to follow our reasonable instructions;
5.3.4 us or our employees and/or agents in circumstances where:
(a) there is no breach of a contractual obligation or legal duty of care owed to you by us or our employees or agents;
(b) such loss is not a foreseeable result of any breach;
5.3.5 any incompatibility of the Service with any other software, hardware or material on your computer or mobile phone;
5.3.6 any Content; or
5.3.7 any other factor that is outside our reasonable control.
5.4 We do not accept any liability for any content provided by third parties (including Content) as part of the Service or for any product or service advertised, promoted, offered or sold by third parties for use on the Service or otherwise. While we will use reasonable efforts to ensure that the Nat Geo Content and editorial information contained in the Service provided by us is as accurate as possible, we do not accept any liability and make no representations or warranties in relation to the accuracy or completeness of the information contained in the Service or any other Content whatsoever.
5.5 You will reimburse National Geographic and any third party who provides services to you as part of the Service for any losses, costs or damages incurred by National Geographic and/or any third party, on demand, arising out of:
5.5.1 your use of the Service, or anybody else that your allow to use the Service using your Profile; and/or
6. Copyright, Trade Marks and Intellectual Property
6.2 Nat Geo/Fox does not claim any legal or beneficial ownership rights in your Content. After submitting your Content to the Service, you still retain all legal and beneficial rights of ownership in that Content save as set out in Paragraphs 6.3 and 6.4 below.
6.3 By submitting your Content to the Service you are giving Nat Geo/Fox and any other members of the Fox Group and other Users a perpetual, royalty–free, non-exclusive, transferable, right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, make available to the public and transmit the Content on the Service or on any affiliated website for as long as you leave your Content on the Service. You waive all moral rights in relation to your Content. You further acknowledge and agree that no royalties or fees are payable for use by Nat Geo/Fox of the Content. If you do not wish to give Nat Geo/Fox these rights then do not submit your Content to the Service.
6.5 By submitting your Content to the Service you warrant that:
6.5.1 the Content is your own original work;
6.5.3 your Content or any part of it does not infringe the intellectual property rights (including copyright and trade marks) of any other person (for example, it does not contain any music, sound effects, footage, images (still or moving), artwork, fonts or material owned by anybody else);
6.5.4 your Content does not violate anyone’s right of privacy or publicity;
6.5.5 your Content complies with the Usage Policy; and
6.5.6 your Content does not contain anything which is defamatory, libelous or offensive.
7. Promotions and Advertising
7.1 We and/or our business partners may present advertisements or promotional materials on or through the Service, including before, after or during the broadcast of Content or Nat Geo Content. You will have no right to any payment or commercial gain of any kind from the broadcast of such advertisements or promotional material.
7.2 Your participation in any promotional event offered through the Service is subject to the terms and conditions associated with that event. Your dealings with, or participation in promotions by, any third party advertisers on or through the Service are solely between you and such third party. You agree that we shall not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any kind incurred by you as the result of any such dealings or as the result of the presence of such third parties on the Service or otherwise.
8. Links to Third Party sites
The Service may present links to third party websites not owned or operated by us. We are not responsible for the availability of these sites or their contents.
9.1 We may moderate any Content that you submit to the Service but we shall not be obliged to do so. We may do this by preventing your Content from being published on the Service or by removing it after it has been published, as we determine in our absolute discretion. We may, in our absolute discretion, publish any Content on the Service or elsewhere once it has been submitted to the Service.
the Usage Policy by clicking on the Flag as Inappropriate icon on the Website, or by emailing email@example.com
. We may, in our absolute discretion, act on such notification but we are not obliged to do so.
10.1 You can cancel your account at any time by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org
11. Privacy and Personal Information
11.1 By registering for the Service, you confirm that any member of the Nat Geo/Fox group may use and share information we hold about you with other companies in the group for market research and the marketing of Nat Geo/Fox’s products and services. This may include sending you marketing by email or SMS about the Service or other similar products and services unless you advise us of your preference not to receive such forms of marketing.
11.2 Information held by the Fox group about you may also be shared with other companies outside the group, including for sales and marketing purposes and for market research on products and services, unless you advise us of your preference not to share such information with such third party companies.
11.3 If you have not already told us that you do not want to receive marketing by email or SMS, or us to share information about you with companies outside the Fox group, then please email Customer Service at: email@example.com
12. Changes to these Terms and Conditions
13. Right to Transfer and Third Parties
13.2 This Contract is personal to you and no third party is entitled to benefit under it except pursuant to Paragraph 13.1.
14.2 Company particulars are National Geographic and Fox International
Our postal address is:
Shepherd’s Building East,
Who do I contact if I am a journalist?
Who do I contact about advertising on www.natgeoadventure.tv
Contact: Fox Networks - http://www.foxnetworks.com/
Call. 0207 471 7686 or email firstname.lastname@example.org