Terms of Use

Acceptance of Terms

These terms of use (“Terms of Use”) together with our Privacy Statement govern the use of the website (“Website”) and the content (such as broadcasts, communications, postings etc.) provided by users (“User Content”). The Website is operated and owned by Voice Republic Media AG (“We”). By using the Website you confirm that you have read and understood these Terms of Use and agree to them in full. If you disagree with these Terms of Use in part or in full, you must not use this Website. You confirm that you are of legal age to be bound by these Terms of Use.

Modification of Terms

We may modify these Terms of Use at any time, for example to address changes in law or the functionality of the Website. The modified Terms of Use will be effective immediately when posted on the Website. We thus encourage you to review these Terms of Use regularly. If you disagree with the modified Terms of Use in part or in full, you must not use this Website.

License to use the Website and User Content

The Website (including but without limitation, software, graphics, text, images, designs, compilations, databases, targeting information, trademarks, logos, domain names, source and object code) is protected by applicable intellectual property rights. Unless otherwise stated, We or our licensors are the owners of these intellectual property rights. Subject to strict compliance with these Terms of Use, you are granted a limited, personal, non-exclusive, non-commercial, revocable, non-assignable and non-transferrable licence to use the Website. You may view, download for caching purposes only, and print pages from the Website for your own personal use.

User Content is also protected by applicable intellectual property rights. These intellectual property rights are owned by the users providing the respective User Content. All User Content is licensed to the public under a Creative Commons license by the type of CC BY-NC-ND. This means that you are granted a worldwide, royalty-free, non-sublicensable, non-exclusive, irrevocable license to exercise the licensed rights in the licensed material to (a) reproduce and share the material, in whole or in part, for non commercial purposes only; and (b) produce and reproduce, but not share, adapted material for non commercial purposes only. Further information on this license is available at https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/legalcode

Other than as expressly permitted in these Terms of Use, no rights are granted to you. You agree that unless expressly permitted in these Terms of Use or unless granted to you with express prior written authorization of the respective intellectual property rights holder you will not:

  • republish any parts of the Website or User Content;
  • sell, rent, lease or sub-license any parts of the Website or User Content;
  • show or perform any parts of the Website or User Content in public;
  • reproduce, duplicate, copy or otherwise exploit any parts of the Website or User Content for a commercial purpose;]
  • edit or otherwise modify any parts of the Website or User Content
  • redistribute any parts of the Website or User Content

Acceptable Use

You may only use the Website in full compliance with applicable laws and these Terms of Use. You must not:

  • breach or circumvent any laws, these Terms of Use, policies, third party rights or determinations of your user account status;
  • expose any third party to material which is offensive, harmful to minors, indecent or otherwise objectionable in any way;
  • transfer your user account information to anyone;
  • conduct any commercial advertising other paid sponsorship or promotional activities of any kind
  • collect or harvest any personal data, including account names from the Website;
  • distribute or post spam and other unsolicited or bulk electronic communications;
  • intercept, monitor or modify any communication which is not intended for you;
  • use any robot, spider, scraper or other automated means to access the Website for any purpose;
  • use or distribute any virus, worm, trojan-horse, time bomb or any other technologies that are designed to distort, delete, damage, emulate or disassemble the Website or may harm the Website or anyone using the Website.

Rights to Content Provided by You

You agree that all User Content provided by you shall be licensed to the public under a Creative Commons license by the type of CC BY-NC-ND. This means that you as the licensor grant to the public a worldwide, royalty-free, non-sublicensable, non-exclusive, irrevocable license to exercise the licensed rights in the licensed material to (a) reproduce and share the material, in whole or in part, for non commercial purposes only; and (b) produce and reproduce, but not share, adapted material for non commercial purposes only. Further information on this license is available at https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/legalcode

You also agree to grant all personal rights, data privacy rights and any further necessary rights in order for the above Creative Commons license to be exercised by the public.

You agree that We have the right to amend the User Content provided by you with a Voice Republic sound jingle or logo.

Prohibited Content

You agree not to communicate, broadcast or post via the Website any content (including but not limited to communications, text, sound, pictures, movies, graphics) that:

  • is obscene, indecent, offensive, libelous, pornographic, hateful, racially or ethnically offensive, defamatory, unreasonably violent, threatening, intimidating or harassing;
  • is false, inaccurate, misleading or abusive content that could damage any person;
  • advocates or encourages any illegal activity;
  • infringes any intellectual property (including but not limited to copyrights, moral rights, trade marks, design, trade secrets);
  • violates the personal, data privacy or other legal rights of anyone

We, in its sole discretion, shall determine your compliance with the foregoing prohibitions and may delete from the Website without prior notice any content that we deem to be non-complying.

Our Right to Cancel and Restrict Service

We may cancel unconfirmed accounts or accounts that have been inactive for a long time. We may at any time modify or discontinue the Website. We may limit, suspend, restrict or terminate your account or access to the Website. The reasons for such restrictions are not limited to but may be that:

  • we find that you are creating problems or possible legal liabilities;
  • we find that such restrictions will improve the security of the Website or other users of the Website
  • you are infringing the rights of third parties;
  • you are acting inconsistently with these Terms of Use or any other of our policies;
  • despite our reasonable endeavors, we are unable to verify or authenticate any information you provide to us;
  • you fail to pay any fees due for using the Website.

We may take any technical and legal steps to enforce restrictions.

Exclusion of Warranties

We make no express or implied representations or warranties in relation to the Website or the information, materials or user content provided on the Website at all.

Especially, we do not warrant that:

  • the Website will be constantly available, or available at all;
  • the information or user content on the Website is complete, true, accurate or non-misleading.

Nothing on the Website constitutes, or is meant to constitute, advice of any kind.

Limitation of Liability

We will not be liable to you (whether under contact law, tort law or otherwise) in relation to User Content, other contents of, or use of, or otherwise in connection with, the Website:

  • for any indirect, special or consequential loss;
  • for any business losses, loss of revenue, income, profits or anticipated savings;
  • loss of contracts or business relationships;
  • loss of reputation or goodwill;
  • loss or corruption of information or data

These limitations of liability apply even if we have been expressly advised of the potential loss.

Third party websites

The Website may include hyperlinks to other websites owned and operated by third parties. Such third party websites will have their own terms of use different from these Terms of Use. The links to third party websites are provided to you for your information only and do not constitute recommendations or an endorsement by us. We have no control over the content of third party websites and we accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify and hold us (including our officers, directors, employees, agents) harmless from, against and in respect of any demands, claims, actions, liabilities, losses and expenses (including reasonable legal fees), arising out of or relating to your breach of (a) these Terms of Use (b) your breach of any applicable law of regulation; (c) your infringement or violation of the rights of any third parties (including intellectual property rights); (d) your submitted user content or (e) your complaint in relation to any user content

Severability

If any provision of these Terms of Use (in whole or part) is determined by any court or other competent authority to be illegal, invalid or otherwise unenforceable, the other provisions shall remain in full force and effect.

Entire agreement

These Terms of Use, together with our Privacy Policy, constitute the entire agreement between you and us in relation to your use of the Website, and supersede all previous agreements in this respect of your use of the Website.

Law and Jurisdiction

These Terms of Use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Switzerland.

Any dispute relating to these Terms of Use shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of the City of Zurich, Switzerland.

Our details

The Website is owned and operated by Voice Republic Media AG

We are a company registered in Switzerland.

You can contact us here:

Voice Republic Media AG
Langstrasse 10
8004 Zürich
Switzerland

or via

service@voicerepublic.com