TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Nov 21, 2016

Global i-casts Website Terms of Service

 

Welcome to this website, a service of Global i-casts and its subsidiaries (together known as “i-casts”).

 

Please read these Terms of Service (these “Terms”) before you use this website. By using this website, you agree to these Terms.

 

These Terms apply to the website at i-casts.com and to other i-casts branded websites that link to these Terms.

 

Note: These Terms contain a binding arbitration provision that affects your rights under these Terms and are located below under the heading “Binding Arbitration.” YOU MAY ELECT TO OPT OUT OF ARBITRATION IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TERMS OF THE BINDING ARBITRATION PROVISION BELOW.

 

Privacy     

 

i-casts respects the privacy of the users of this website. To understand how i-casts collects and uses information from this website, review the i-casts Website Privacy Policy located at: hereafter

 

Content Appearing on This Website

 

You may access content and information on this website, such as text, video, audio, multimedia, and photographs (the “Content“). This Content may be owned -by i-casts, by other companies that give i-casts the right to distribute their Content (like movie studios), or by other users of this website. i-casts grants you a limited, non-exclusive, and non-assignable license to view the Content and to use this website for personal, non-commercial purposes as set forth in these Terms. Except for the limited licenses expressly granted to you in these Terms, i-casts and its licensors expressly reserve all other rights and licenses.

 

This website is for informational purposes only, and we make no representations with respect to any Content. This website may not be updated regularly, so some information may not be current. We may post follow-up information to original Content such as blog posts and news stories, and may provide access to original Content in an archive. However, we may not go back and change original Content to reflect new developments. Therefore, before you act on any information you find on this website, you should independently confirm any facts important to your decision.

 

User-Submitted Content, Feedback, and Suggestions

It is i-casts’ practice to receive or consider any user-submitted content, feedback, suggestions, ideas, or other submissions. i-casts does not promise to keep anything you submit confidential, nor does i-casts promise to use your suggestion or idea, and i-casts will not compensate you if it does use your suggestion or idea. The terms of i-casts policies on feedback, suggestions, and submissions are available hereafter

 

Links to Third Party Sites

 

This website may include links to third-party sites not controlled, owned, or operated by i-casts i-casts is not responsible for the content of any non- i-casts sites that you may navigate to through links that appear on this website. i-casts also does not guarantee the performance of any products and services provided by the owners or operators of sites that link to this website. A link to another website does not constitute Comcast’s endorsement of that site, nor of any product, service, or other material offered on that site.

 

You may establish hypertext links to this site so long as the links do not state or imply any affiliation, connection, sponsorship, or approval of you, your enterprise, or your site by i-casts. We do not permit framing or inline linking to our website or any portion of it.

 

Ordering Products and Services

 

You may be able to order certain i-casts products and services through this website. All orders you make through this website  are subject to the availability, terms, and other conditions that apply to the particular products and services at the time you place your order. All products and services, their contents, availability, and pricing are subject to change at any time with or without notice. Please fully read the terms and disclaimers accompanying any products or services that you order through this website.

 

Copyright Infringement

 

i-casts is committed to complying with Europe and U.S. copyright and related laws, and requires all users of this website to comply with these laws. Accordingly, you may not use this website to store any material or content, or disseminate any material or content, in any manner that constitutes an infringement of third party intellectual property rights, including rights granted by Europe and U.S. copyright law. Copyright owners who believe that their rights under such copyright law have been infringed on this website may take advantage of certain provisions of the relevant laws emanating from these countries.#

 

Trademarks

 

We do not want anyone to be confused as to which materials and services are provided by i-casts and which are not. The i-casts trademarks displayed on this website, such as, the i-casts logo and design, are registered trademarks and/or service marks of i-casts or their subsidiaries. Other trademarks appearing on this website or other i-casts sites linked to from this website are the property of i-casts or their respective owners as shown.

 

Termination

 

i-casts reserves the right at any time to terminate your use of this website if you fail to comply with Terms, or any other terms, agreements, or policies that apply to this website. i-casts also reserves the right to discontinue this website at any time for any reason.

 

Exclusion of Warranties

 

BECAUSE OF THE NUMBER OF POSSIBLE SOURCES OF INFORMATION AVAILABLE THROUGH THIS WEBSITE AND THE UNCERTAINTIES OF ELECTRONIC DISTRIBUTION, THERE MAY BE INTERRUPTIONS, DELAYS, OMISSIONS, INACCURACIES, OR OTHER PROBLEMS WITH THIS INFORMATION. IF YOU RELY ON THIS WEBSITE OR ANY MATERIAL AVAILABLE THROUGH IT, YOU DO SO AT YOUR OWN RISK. YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT THE WEBSITE IS PROVIDED TO YOU “AS IS,” “WITH ALL FAULTS,” AND “AS AVAILABLE.” I-CASTS AND ITS AGENTS AND LICENSORS CANNOT AND DO NOT WARRANT THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, USEFULNESS, TIMELINESS, NONINFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OF THE INFORMATION AVAILABLE THROUGH THIS WEBSITE. I-CASTS AND ITS AGENTS AND LICENSORS CANNOT AND DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE WEBSITE WILL CONTINUOUSLY BE AVAILABLE OR FREE OF ERRORS, VIRUSES, OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. BECAUSE SOME STATES DO NOT PERMIT THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES, THESE EXCLUSIONS AND LIMITATIONS OF WARRANTIES MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

 

Limitation of Liability

 

  1. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS LIMITATION OF LIABILITY PROVISION, “I-CASTS” REFERS TO NOT ONLY COMCAST CORPORATION, BUT ALSO ITS

PARENTS, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, PREDECESSORS, SUCCESSORS, AND ASSIGNS, AND EACH OF THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AND AGENTS.

 

  1. YOU WAIVE THE RIGHT TO ASSERT A CLAIM AGAINST I-CASTS MORE THAN TWELVE (12) MONTHS AFTER THE FIRST EVENT OR FACT THAT GIVES RISE TO THE CLAIM.

 

  1. EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY PROVIDED IN THESE TERMS, IN NO EVENT SHALL I-CASTS BE LIABLE TO YOU OR TO ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY DAMAGES ARISING OR RESULTING FROM ANY INTERRUPTION IN OR DISRUPTION TO THIS WEBSITE. IN NO EVENT SHALL COMCAST BE LIABLE TO YOU OR TO ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO LOST DATA, LOST PROFITS, OR LOST BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES), REGARDLESS OF THE LEGAL THEORY, REGARDLESS OF WHETHER SUCH DAMAGES WERE FORESEEABLE, AND REGARDLESS OF WHETHER I-CASTS WAS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. IN NO EVENT SHALL I-CASTS AGGREGATE LIABILITY ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THESE TERMS EXCEED THE GREATER OF: $2,500 OR THREE (3) TIMES THE AGGREGATE AMOUNTS PAID OR PAYABLE BY YOU TO I-CASTS PURSUANT TO THESE TERMS IN THE TWELVE (12) MONTHS PRECEDING THE EVENT THAT GAVE RISE TO THE CLAIM. NOTWITHSTANDING THE FOREGOING, THE LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY IN THIS PARAGRAPH SHALL NOT APPLY TO INJURIES: TO THE BODY OR PERSON; OR CAUSED BY COMCAST’S WILLFUL, MALICIOUS, RECKLESS, OR GROSSLY NEGLIGENT ACTS OR OMISSIONS

 

  1. THESE LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY SHALL SURVIVE THE TERMINATION OF THESE TERMS. BECAUSE THE LAW REGARDING LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY VARIES BY COUNTRY, THESE LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

 

Indemnification

 

You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless i-casts  (including its parents, subsidiaries, and affiliates and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, suppliers and any third-party information providers) against all claims, losses, expenses, damages and costs (including reasonable attorney fees) resulting from any breach of these Terms. Notwithstanding the foregoing, i-casts

will not seek indemnification from you for any losses, expenses, claims, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, resulting from its own conduct.     i-casts reserves the right, at its election, to assume the exclusive defence and control of any matter subject to indemnification by you and you agree to cooperate with i-casts in connection with our defence.

 

Binding Arbitration

 

  1. Purpose. For users of this website, any Dispute (as defined below in these Terms) involving you and i-casts shall be resolved through individual arbitration. In arbitration, there is no judge or jury and there is less discovery and appellate review than in court. This Binding Arbitration provision shall be broadly interpreted.

 

  1. Definitions. The term “Dispute” means any and all claims or controversies related to this website, including but not limited to any and all: (1) claims for relief and theories of liability, whether based in contract, tort, fraud, negligence, statute, regulation, ordinance, or otherwise; (2) claims that arose before these Terms or any prior agreement; (3) claims that arise after the expiration or termination of these Terms; and (4) claims that are currently the subject of purported class action litigation in which you are not a member of a certified class. As used in this Binding Arbitration provision, ” i-casts ” means i-casts and any of its predecessors, successors, assigns, parents, subsidiaries and affiliated companies and each of their respective officers, directors, employees and agents, and “you” means you and any users or beneficiaries of your access to this website.

 

NOTWITHSTANDING THE FOREGOING, DISPUTES RELATING TO THE SCOPE, VALIDITY, OR ENFORCEABILITY OF THIS BINDING ARBITRATION PROVISION WILL NOT BE SUBJECT TO ARBITRATION.

 

  1. Right to Sue in Small Claims Court. Notwithstanding anything in this Binding Arbitration provision to the contrary, either you or i-casts may elect to bring an individual action in small claims court if the claim is not aggregated with the claim of any other person and if the amount in controversy is properly within the jurisdiction of the small claims court.

 

  1. Right to Opt Out. IF YOU DO NOT WISH TO ARBITRATE DISPUTES, YOU MAY DECLINE TO HAVE YOUR DISPUTES WITH I-CASTS ARBITRATED BY NOTIFYING COMCAST IN WRITING WITHIN 30 DAYS OF YOUR FIRST ACCESS TO OR USE OF THIS WEBSITE, BY MAIL TO I-CASTS YOUR WRITTEN NOTIFICATION TO I-CASTS MUST INCLUDE YOUR NAME, ADDRESS AND ACCOUNT NUMBER (IF YOU ARE A I-CASTS SUBSCRIBER) OR TELEPHONE NUMBER (IF YOU ARE NOT AN I-CASTS SUBSCRIBER) AS WELL AS A CLEAR STATEMENT THAT YOU DO NOT WISH TO RESOLVE DISPUTES WITH I-CASTSTHROUGH ARBITRATION. YOUR DECISION TO OPT OUT OF THIS BINDING ARBITRATION PROVISION WILL HAVE NO ADVERSE EFFECT ON YOUR RELATIONSHIP WITH I-CASTS OR YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE OR SERVICES PROVIDED BY I-CASTS. ANY OPT-OUTS SUBMITTED AFTER THIS PERIOD WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED EFFECTIVE. IF YOU HAVE PREVIOUSLY OPTED OUT OF ARBITRATION WITH I-CASTS, YOU DO NOT NEED TO DO SO AGAIN.

 

  1. Initiation of Arbitration Proceeding/Selection of Arbitrator. The party initiating the arbitration proceeding may open a case with the appropriate court authority. You may deliver any required or desired notice to i-casts by emaillng i-casts.

 

LEGAL DEPARTMENT/ARBITRATION.

 

  1. Arbitration Procedures. Unless you and i-casts agree otherwise, any arbitration hearing will take place at a location convenient to you in the area where you use this website; or, if you reside in a location outside of the area where you use this website, then the arbitration hearing will take place at a location convenient to you in the county where you reside. The arbitrator will honour claims of privilege recognized by law and will take reasonable steps to protect customer account information and other confidential or proprietary information. The arbitrator shall issue a reasoned written decision that explains the arbitrator’s essential findings and conclusions. The arbitrator’s award may be entered in any court having jurisdiction over the parties only if necessary for purposes of enforcing the arbitrator’s award. An arbitrator’s award that has been fully satisfied shall not be entered in any court.

 

  1. Waiver of Class Actions and Collective Relief. THERE SHALL BE NO RIGHT OR AUTHORITY FOR ANY CLAIMS TO BE ARBITRATED OR LITIGATED ON A CLASS ACTION, JOINT OR CONSOLIDATED BASIS OR ON BASES INVOLVING CLAIMS BROUGHT IN A PURPORTED REPRESENTATIVE CAPACITY ON BEHALF OF THE GENERAL PUBLIC (SUCH AS A PRIVATE ATTORNEY GENERAL), OTHER SUBSCRIBERS, OR OTHER PERSONS. THE ARBITRATOR MAY AWARD RELIEF ONLY IN FAVOR OF THE INDIVIDUAL PARTY SEEKING RELIEF AND ONLY TO THE EXTENT NECESSARY TO PROVIDE RELIEF WARRANTED BY THAT INDIVIDUAL PARTY’S CLAIM. THE ARBITRATOR MAY NOT CONSOLIDATE MORE THAN ONE PERSON’S CLAIMS, AND MAY NOT OTHERWISE PRESIDE OVER ANY FORM OF A REPRESENTATIVE OR CLASS PROCEEDING. THIS WAIVER OF CLASS ACTIONS AND COLLECTIVE RELIEF IS AN ESSENTIAL PART OF THIS BINDING ARBITRATION PROVISION AND CANNOT BE SEVERED FROM IT. THE REMAINING PORTIONS OF THIS BINDING ARBITRATION PROVISION ARE NOT ESSENTIAL PARTS OF THIS BINDING ARBITRATION PROVISION AND CAN BE SEVERED FROM IT BY A COURT OF COMPETENT JURISDICTION.

 

  1. Arbitration Fees and Costs. You may hire an attorney to represent you in arbitration. You are responsible for your attorneys’ fees and additional costs and may only recover your attorneys’ fees and costs in the arbitration to the extent that you could in court if the arbitration is decided in your favour. Notwithstanding anything in this Binding Arbitration provision to the contrary, i-casts will pay all fees and costs that it is required by law to pay.

 

  1. Continuation. This Binding Arbitration provision will survive the termination or expiration of these Terms.

 

 

Waiver of Jury Trial

 

WHETHER IN COURT OR IN ARBITRATION, YOU AND WE AGREE TO WAIVE THE RIGHT TO A TRIAL BY JURY.

 

Miscellaneous

 

To obtain access to certain services on our website, you may be required to register. As part of any such registration process, you may be required to select a user name and a password. You agree that the information you supply during that registration process will be accurate and complete and that you will not register under the name of, nor attempt to enter the service under the name of, another person. i-casts reserves the right to reject or terminate any user name that, in its judgment, it deems offensive. You will be responsible for preserving the confidentiality of your password and will notify us of any known or suspected unauthorized use of your account.

 

The Terms constitute the entire legal agreement between you and i-casts and govern your use of this website, and completely replace any prior agreements between you and i-casts in relation to this website.

 

Upon termination of these Terms for any reason, i-casts and its suppliers reserve the right to delete all your data, files, electronic messages, or other information that is stored on i-casts or its suppliers’ servers or systems. i-casts shall have no responsibility whatsoever for the loss of any such data.

 

You agree that i-casts may provide you with notices, including those regarding changes to the Terms, by email, regular mail, or postings on this website.

 

You agree that if i-casts does not exercise or enforce any contractual or legal right or remedy to which it  is entitled, this will not be taken to be a formal waiver of i-casts rights and that those rights or remedies will still be available to i-casts

 

You acknowledge and agree that each member of the group of companies of which i-casts is the parent shall be third-party beneficiaries to the Terms and that these other companies shall be entitled to directly enforce, and rely upon, any provision of the Terms which confers a benefit on (or rights in favour of) them.

 

Other than this, no other person or entity shall be third-party beneficiaries to the Terms.

 

At certain places on this website there may be additional or other terms and policies that apply to your use of this website and the services on it. By using the website or those services, you agree to abide by those terms and policies. We may change those terms and policies from time to time. By continuing to use the website after we post any changes, you accept and agree to those terms and policies, as modified.

 

By using this website, you agree to abide by these Terms. We may change these Terms from time to time. By continuing to use the website after we post any changes, you accept and agree to these

 

Terms as modified. Effective Date: January 19th, 2015

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