Welcome to SoundSleuth! These Terms and Conditions (“Terms”) govern your access and use of the SoundSleuth website (the “Website”), including any content, features, or services offered on or through the Website.
Please read these Terms carefully before using the Website. By accessing or using the Website, you agree to be bound by these Terms.
1. Acceptance of Terms
By accessing or using the Website, you affirm that you are of legal age to enter into these Terms, or, if you are under the legal age of majority, that you have obtained parental or guardian consent to enter into these Terms, and that you have read, understand, and agree to be bound by these Terms. If you do not agree to these Terms, you may not access or use the Website.
2. Intellectual Property
The Website and its original content, features, and functionality are owned by SoundSleuth and are protected by international copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, and other intellectual property laws. All intellectual property rights are reserved.
By accessing or using the Website, you acknowledge and agree that you will not reproduce, distribute, modify, create derivative works, sell, or exploit any portion of the Website or its content without SoundSleuth’s prior written consent.
4. User Content
You may contribute content, such as comments, articles, or audio files (“User Content”) to the Website. By submitting User Content, you affirm that it is accurate, legal, and does not violate any third-party rights.
You retain ownership of any intellectual property rights in your User Content. However, by submitting User Content, you grant SoundSleuth a worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual, non-exclusive, and fully sublicensable license to use, reproduce, adapt, publish, translate, perform, and distribute your User Content in any media. You also waive any moral rights you may have in your User Content.
SoundSleuth reserves the right to remove or modify any User Content that violates these Terms or is deemed inappropriate.
5. Third-Party Links
The Website may contain links to external websites or resources that are not owned or controlled by SoundSleuth. We do not endorse, guarantee, or assume responsibility for the content, products, or services offered by these third-party websites. Accessing such websites is at your own risk, and you should review the terms and privacy policies applicable to those websites.
6. Disclaimer of Warranties
The information, content, and services on the Website are provided on an “as-is” and “as available” basis, without any warranties of any kind, either expressed or implied. SoundSleuth disclaims all warranties, including but not limited to implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement.
SoundSleuth does not warrant the accuracy, completeness, or reliability of any information on the Website. The use of the Website is at your own risk.
7. Limitation of Liability
To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, SoundSleuth and its affiliates, officers, directors, employees, agents, contractors, and licensors will not be liable for any indirect, incidental, consequential, special, exemplary, or punitive damages, including but not limited to loss of profits, data, use, goodwill, or other intangible losses arising from or in connection with your use of the Website or any content accessed through it.
8. Governing Law and Jurisdiction
These Terms are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Terms and Conditions, without regard to its conflict of laws principles.
Any dispute arising out of or relating to these Terms, including but not limited to disputes regarding the validity, interpretation, enforceability, or breach thereof, shall be resolved exclusively in the courts located in Terms and Conditions. You hereby waive any objection to venue or inconvenient forum.
9. Changes to Terms and Conditions
We reserve the right to update or modify these Terms at any time without prior notice. Any changes will be effective immediately upon posting on the Website. Your continued use of the Website after any modifications will constitute your acceptance of the revised Terms.
10. Contact Information
By accessing or using the SoundSleuth Website, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agree to be bound by these Terms.