Please read the Alternative Genius Ltd Terms and Conditions below before agreeing to become a member of our creative community.
These Terms and Conditions will apply to all your dealings with Alternative Genius Ltd and all its affiliate businesses.
When you sign up and use Alternative Genius you are agreeing to the Terms and Conditions herein expressed and to any subsequent variation in those Terms and Conditions. This agreement covers all and every future use of Alternative Genius sites.
If you do not agree, or at some point in the future cease to agree, with these Terms, you must under no circumstances continue to use our sites and services.
Alternative Genius may change these Terms and Conditions at any time and at its sole discretion. The modified Terms will be effective immediately upon posting and you agree to the new posted Terms and Conditions by continuing your use of the Alternative Genius sites. You are responsible for staying informed of any changes.
Your Alternative Genius Account
You will need to create an account with Alternative Genius. You must maintain and update information about yourself truthfully and in accordance with the registration requirements of the website. Your personal registration details should not be shared or impersonated by any other individual. If this happens it happens at your own privacy and financial risk.
You may also be required to specify a password to access particular briefs or areas on our site and you agree to ensure that your password and other secure log in details are kept private and secure.
If you believe that your account has been compromised, you must immediately contact Alternative Genius by email, text or telephone at the contact details provided on the site.
You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Alternative Genius for any losses incurred by yourself or another party due to someone else using your account as a result of your failure to use reasonable care to safeguard your password, or to inform us immediately that a breach has occurred.
Alternative Genius grants you a limited licence to access and personal use of our sites. The Alternative Genius sites and/or any portion thereof, may not be modified, reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold, visited, or otherwise exploited by you or for any separate third party commercial purpose without our express written consent.
By agreeing to these Terms you hereby confirm and warrant that any Content that you submit to Alternative Genius is original to you and created solely by you and does not infringe the copyright or any other right, of any other person or entity, and that you have not previously granted any rights to such Content to any other person or entity. You also confirm and warrant that use of the Content by Alternative Genius or an Alternative Genius Client in any way, including, without limitation, for purposes of advertising, marketing and promotion of any product or service whatsoever, is not in violation of any third party rights.
All work, of whatsoever type, that you produce in response to an Alternative Genius Client brief will remain your copyright up to the point that it is selected for presentation to Client. On being informed that your Content is to be presented to client a consideration becomes due to you and at that point the Content is deemed to be the property and copyright of Alternative Genius and may be used and disposed of at the Company's sole discretion. Any work of whatsoever type that is not presented to Client remains your copyright.
Alternative Genius reserves the right to present to a Client any work you have submitted to the site, within a period of twelve months after submission of that work. Alternative Genius undertakes to notify you directly, via the contact details you provide to the site, of any intention to present work that you have submitted.
If a situation arises whereby you believe the submission of Content by another member of the creative community infringes your copyright, you should immediately communicate this to Alternative Genius by means of text, telephone, email or mail to the addresses provided on the website. You accept that in all matters of arbitration over Content submitted to one of our websites the decision of Alternative Genius is final.
You understand that Alternative Genius has the right to edit, alter, or modify the Content as it so chooses. You agree that you have no interest in any Content that you submit to Alternative Genius including, without limitation, any security interest therein, and hereby release to Alternative Genius any interest therein (if any) which may be created by operation of law. In addition, you waive the benefit of any provision of law known as droit moral or moral rights, or any similar or analogous law or decision in any country of the world.
The Copyrights of Third Parties
If you believe any content on the Alternative Genius sites infringes your copyright, you may request removal of such content (or access thereto) from the Alternative Genius sites by contacting Alternative Genius Chief Executive Officer at the address(es) below set forth at the end of this document and providing the following information:
* Your name, address, telephone number, and e-mail address.
* Identification of the copyrighted work that you believe to be infringed. Please describe the work and, where possible, include a copy or the location (e.g., URL) of an authorized version of the work.
* Identification of the material that you believe to be infringing and its location. Please describe the material, and provide Alternative Genius with its URL or any other pertinent information that will allow the company to locate the material.
* A statement that you have a good faith belief that the complained of use of the materials is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.
* A signature or the electronic equivalent from the copyright holder or authorized representative.
Copyright executive for notice of claims of copyright infringement can be reached as follows:
Name: Creative Strategy Director
In an effort to protect the rights of copyright owners, it is the policy of Alternative Genius to terminate the account or accounts of suspected infringers on our sites in appropriate circumstances and at the sole discretion of Alternative Genius.
The Rules of Our Sites
Alternative Genius reserves the right to use all legal resources available to prevent the abuse of its sites and any legal breach that may be pursued via its sitesâ€¦including as example (but not exhaustively) the following:
* Using the Alternative Genius sites to break the laws of any territory or country in which you are present
* Posting content that infringes the intellectual property rights, privacy rights, publicity rights, trade secret rights, or any other rights of any party;
* Posting content that is unlawful, obscene, defamatory, threatening, bullying, harassing, abusive, slanderous, hateful, or embarrassing to any other person or entity as determined by Alternative Genius in its sole discretion or pursuant to local community standards;
* Posting URLs to external websites or any form of HTML or programming code;
* Posting anything that may be "spam," as determined by Alternative Genius in its sole discretion;
* Collecting information about others, including e-mail addresses, without their consent;
* Engaging in any activity that exposes Alternative Genius or any of its customers, suppliers, or any other parties to any liability or harm of any type;
* Encouraging other people to engage in any prohibited activities as described herein.
If the Rules of Our Sites are Broken
Alternative Genius reserves the right, at its discretion, to do any or all of the following:
* Monitor, edit, or disclose any content on the Alternative Genius Websites; and
* Edit or delete any content posted on the Alternative Genius sites, regardless of whether such content violates these standards.
The Alternative Genius sites are provided on an "as is" basis.
Alternative Genius, its agents, clients, representatives and service providers cannot and do not guarantee or warrant that: (a) the Alternative Genius sites will be reliable, accurate, complete, or updated on a timely basis; (b) the Alternative Genius sites will be free of human and machine errors, omissions, delays, interruptions or losses, including loss of data; (c) any files available for downloading from the Alternative Genius sites will be free of infection by viruses, worms, Trojan horses, or other codes that manifest contaminating or destructive properties; (d) any Content you post on the Alternative Genius sites will remain on the our sites; or (e) the functions or services performed on the Alternative Genius sites will be uninterrupted or error-free or that defects in the Alternative Genius sites will be corrected.
Alternative Genius has the right to terminate your account and access to the sites for any reason, including, without limitation, if Alternative Genius, in its sole discretion, considers your use to be unacceptable, or in the event of any breach by you of the Terms. Alternative Genius may, but shall be under no obligation to, provide you a warning prior to termination of your use of the Alternative Genius sites.
Alternative Genius will communicate with you by email (using the email you provided during the registration process, as amended by you) or by posting communications on the Alternative Genius sites. You consent to receive communications from Alternative Genius electronically and you agree that these electronic communications satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing. You will be considered to have received a communication 24 hours after Alternative Genius sends it to the email address you have provided to Alternative Genius (unless the sender is notified that the email address is invalid), or when Alternative Genius posts such communication on the Alternative Genius sites. You must keep your email address updated, and you must regularly check the Alternative Genius sites for postings. Alternative Genius may also give you legal notice to the address provided during the registration process (as amended by you). In such case, notice shall be deemed given three days after the date of mailing.
Alternative Genius prefers all notices to be sent to Alternative Genius concerning this Agreement via email email