Last updated: March 6, 2017
These Terms of Service (“Terms”, “Terms of Service”) govern your relationship with our website (“https://www.soundeffectssearch.com”) and our applications (the “Service”) operated by Sound Effects Search (“us”, “we”, or “our”).
The term ‘Sound Effects Search’ or ‘us’ or ‘we’ refers to the owner of the website whose registered office is #215–1326 Huron Street, London, ON, N5V 2E2, Canada. The term ‘you’ refers to the user or viewer of our website.
Please read these Terms of Service carefully before using our website and applications. Your access to and use of the Service is based on your acceptance of and compliance with these Terms. These Terms apply to all visitors, users and others who access or use the Service.
By using the services on this website (“Site”) and by downloading any of the Sound Effects Libraries offered on the Site (“Libraries”) you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of this license agreement. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, in whole or in part, do not use the Service.
If you wish to purchase any product or service made available through the Service (“Purchase”), you may be asked to supply certain information relevant to your Purchase including, without limitation, your credit card number, the expiration date of your credit card, your billing address, and your shipping information.
You represent and warrant that: (i) you have the legal right to use any credit card(s) or other payment method(s) in connection with any Purchase; and that (ii) the information you supply to us is true, correct and complete.
By submitting such information, you grant us the right to provide the information to third parties for purposes of facilitating the completion of Purchase.
We reserve the right to refuse or cancel your order at any time for certain reasons including but not limited to: product or service availability, errors in the description or price of the product or service, error in your order or other reasons.
We reserve the right to refuse or cancel your order if fraud or an unauthorized or illegal transaction is suspected. We will not be held responsible or liable for any failure for the Purchase to complete, or any resulting loss or damages to you.
Unauthorized use of this website may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offence.
When you create an account with us, you must provide us information that is accurate, complete, and current at all times. Failure to do so constitutes a breach of the Terms, which may result in immediate termination of your account on our Service.
You are responsible for safeguarding the password that you use to access the Service and for any activities or actions under your password, whether your password is with our Service or a third-party service.
You agree not to disclose your password to any third party. You must notify us immediately upon becoming aware of any breach of security or unauthorized use of your account.
You may not use as a username the name of another person or entity or a name or trade mark that is subject to any rights of another person or entity other than yourself without appropriate authorization, or a name that is otherwise offensive, vulgar or obscene.
The Service and all contents, including but not limited to text, images, graphics or code are the property of Sound Effects Search and are protected by copyright, trademarks, patents, trade secrets, and other intellectual property rights. Any other use is strictly prohibited and may violate copyright, trademark and other laws. These Terms do not grant you a license to use any trademark of Sound Effects Search or its affiliates. You further agree not to use, change or delete any proprietary notices from materials downloaded from the Service.
Links To Other Web Sites
The Service may contain links to third-party web sites or services that are not owned or controlled by Sound Effects Search. These links are provided as a convenience and they do not signify that we endorse the website.
Sound Effects Search has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party web sites or services. You further acknowledge and agree that Sound Effects Search shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such websites or services.
We strongly advise you to read the terms and conditions and privacy policies of any third-party web sites or services that you visit.
Responsibility for Communications and Content
You are the sole owner of content and solely responsible for the content of all communications through your account. You must comply with all Canadian Federal and provincial laws while using the Service; you must not transmit any communication that violates the law, a court order, or regulation; you must not violate any third party rights in using the Service; and you must not use the Service in any way that damages, interferes with, or disrupts Sound Effects Search services or other users. We may suspend such communications at anytime without notice. You understand and agree that your use of the Service and any content is solely at your own risk.
Sound Effects Search, in its sole discretion, may terminate or suspend your Service without advance notice if it believes the services are being used in a fashion which would infringe upon a copyright holder, give rise to any liability whatsoever, or be in violation of these conditions.
Unlawful and Prohibited Use
You agree to use the Service only for lawful purposes. You are expressly prohibited from using the Service to transmit or receive any communication or material of any kind when in Sound Effects Search’s sole judgment the transmission, receipt, or possession of such communication or material would constitute, or encourages conduct that would constitute, a criminal offense, give rise to a civil liability, or otherwise violate any applicable laws. You are expressly prohibited from using the Service for any abusive or fraudulent purpose, including using the Service in a way that interferes with our ability to provide the Service to you or other customers or avoids your obligation to pay for these services. Sound Effects Search, in its sole discretion, may terminate your Service without advance notice if it believes you have violated the aforementioned restrictions, or if you act in a manner that is threatening, obscene, harassing, or abusive to Sound Effects Search personnel. You are liable for any and all use of the Service by any person using the Service through your account and agree to indemnify and hold harmless Sound Effects Search against any and all liability for any such use. If Sound Effects Search, in its sole discretion, believes that you have violated the aforementioned restrictions, Sound Effects Search may forward personally identifiable information to the appropriate authorities for investigation and prosecution and you hereby consent to such forwarding.
We may terminate or suspend access to our Service immediately, without prior notice or liability, for any reason whatsoever, including, without limitation, if you breach the Terms.
All provisions of the Terms shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity and limitations of liability.
Upon termination, your right to use the Service will immediately cease. If you wish to terminate your account, you may simply discontinue using the Service.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Sound Effects Search, its principals, officers, directors, representatives, employees, contractors, licensors, licensees, suppliers and agents, from and against any claims, losses, damages, obligations, costs, actions or demands.
These include but are not limited to: (a) legal and accounting fees resulting from your use of the Service; (b) your breach of any of these Terms; (c) anything you post on or upload to the Service; and (d) any activity related to your account. This includes any negligent or illegal conduct by you, any person or entity accessing the Service using your account whether such access is obtained via fraudulent or illegal means.
You agree that Sound Effects Search should not be and is not responsible for any third party claims against us that arise from your use of the Service. Further, you agree to reimburse us for all of our costs and expenses related to the defense of any such claims, including attorneys’ fees, unless such claims are based on our willful misconduct or gross negligence.
Limitation Of Liability
Sound Effects Search, its directors, employees, partners, agents, suppliers, or affiliates, shall not be liable for any loss or damage, direct or indirect, incidental, special, consequential or punitive damages, including without limitation, economic loss, loss or damage to electronic media or data, goodwill, or other intangible losses, resulting from (i) your access to or use of the Service; (ii) your inability to access or use the Service; (iii) any conduct or content of any third-party on or related to the Service; (iv) any content obtained from or through the Service; and (v) the unauthorized access to, use of or alteration of your transmissions or content, whether based on warranty, contract, tort (including negligence) or any other claim in law, whether or not we have been informed of the possibility of such damage, and even if a remedy set forth herein is found to have failed its essential purpose.
Disclaimer And Non-Waiver of Rights
Sound Effects Search makes no guarantees, representations or warranties of any kind as regards the website and associated technology. Any purportedly applicable warranties, terms and conditions are excluded, to the fullest extent permitted by law. Your use of the Service is at your own risk. The Service is provided on an “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE” basis. The Service is provided without warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement or course of performance, except as provided for under the laws of any province in Canada. In such cases, the provincial law shall apply to the extent necessary.
Sound Effects Search its subsidiaries, affiliates, and its licensors do not warrant that a) the Service will function uninterrupted, secure or available at any particular time or location; b) any errors or defects will be corrected; c) the Service is free of viruses or other harmful components; or d) the results of using the Service will meet your requirements.
If you breach any of these Terms and Sound Effects Search chooses not to immediately act, or chooses not to act at all, Sound Effects Search will still be entitled to all rights and remedies at any later date, or in any other situation, where you breach these Terms. Sound Effects Search does not waive any of its rights. Sound Effects Search shall not be responsible for any purported breach of these Terms caused by circumstances beyond its control. A person who is not a party to these Terms shall have no rights of enforcement.
You may not assign, sub-license or otherwise transfer any of your rights under these Terms.
As set out, above, some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of certain warranties or the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, so the limitations above may not apply to you. Provincial laws of Canada may apply to certain products and service provided.
These Terms shall be governed by, and interpreted and enforced in accordance with, the laws in the Province of Ontario and the laws of Canada, as applicable.
If any provision of these Terms is held to be invalid or unenforceable by a court of competent jurisdiction, then any remaining provisions of these Terms will remain in effect. These Terms constitute the entire agreement between you and Sound Effects Search regarding our Service, and supersede and replace any prior agreements, oral or otherwise, regarding the Service.
This website originates from and is maintained in Canada, and Sound Effects Search makes no representations regarding the legality of access to or use of the site or the services from other countries, territories, or regions.
We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to modify or replace these Terms at any time. If a revision is material we will make reasonable efforts to provide at least 30 days’ notice prior to any new terms taking effect. What constitutes a material change will be determined at our sole discretion.
By continuing to access or use our Service after those revisions become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised terms. If you do not agree to the new terms, in whole or in part, please stop using the website and the Service.
If you have any questions about these Terms, please contact us.