TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR THE PUBLICATION OF AUDIO ON THIS WEBSITE
The uploading of personal audio stories on the Website is subject to these Terms and Conditions and the Access and Usage conditions of this Website, which are accepted explicitly, entirely, and without reservations upon uploading any audio content to the Website. In the event of not accepting these Terms and Conditions for the publication of audio stories, the User should refrain from uploading such audio stories.
Access and use of this Website and uploading audio is only permitted to natural persons aged over 18 with the legal capacity to accept these Terms and Conditions for the publication of the content on the Website; persons under 18 or not having legal ability should neither access nor use this Website nor upload any audio—the people who access and use this Website, uploading thereby become users of the Website.
- Rights and obligations of the User upon uploading audio or participating on this Website.
The User may upload audio to the Website freely and without charge, needing only to comply with the technical requirements for uploading such audio.
The User is obliged to:
- Accept these Terms and Conditions for the publication of audio by marking the acceptance box.
- Upload the audio with the technical specifications required for their publication.
- Have a title to all the intellectual property rights attaching to the audio uploaded to the Website and not violate any third-party right to reputation or image rights in the audio.
- Rights and responsibilities of the Website Owner
The Website Owner reserves the right to:
- Reject any audio uploaded by Users.
- Use the audio sent or published by the User on the Website freely and without any manner of limitation regarding rights of intellectual property.
- Release itself from any liability to users being unable to upload audio.
- Release itself from any liability to third parties for the uploading of videos by users.
- Conditions regarding privacy and processing of data of a personal nature.
To give you the best and most secure experience when visiting our Website, we strictly observe the statutory regulations in processing your person-specific data. We would like to inform you here about our data acquisition and data utilization. The following data-protection statement explains which data is collected from you on our Website, which parts of this data we process and use and in which way, and to whom you can contact any concerns or requests.
- Acquisition, Processing, and Utilization of Person-Specific Data
Person-specific data describes details relating to the actual or personal relationships of a specific or identifiable natural person. This Website only collects data provided by cookies. In the cookies used by this Website, only pseudonymous data is stored. On activation of the cookie, this is allocated an identification number; an allocation of your person-specific data to this identification number is not undertaken. Your name, your IP address, and other such data that might allow the cookie to be traced to you directly are not placed in the cookie. Based on the cookie technology, we receive only pseudonymized information relating to which of our shop pages have been visited, which products were viewed, etc.
It is possible to prevent cookies. In your browser you can adopt the setting that storage of cookies is only permissible when you agree to it, and thereby prevent the further storage of cookies in the future. As a rule, the help function in the menu bar of your web browser will show you how to reject new cookies and how to inactivate old ones.
- Intellectual ownership of the audio uploaded by the User.
Users cede all intellectual property rights in the audio they upload to the Website for their publication on the Website, with a transferrable character, for an indefinite time, without any manner of territorial limitation, and at no charge.
With this assignment, the Website Owner is granted full disposition and the right to the exploitation of the aforementioned audio, including the owner award licenses to third parties and transfer these rights to third parties. The assignment of the rights to the audio shall include, but not be limited to, their reproduction in any medium or format, copying, the right to distribution and making available to the public in any medium, and the right to communicate them to the public in any medium.
In the event of the audio including sounds with intellectual property rights belonging to third parties, users must obtain the consent and authorization of such third parties prior to uploading the audio on the Website, in order to ensure that they may be assigned to and used by the Website Owner. The users are liable for any claims pertaining to rights that may be lodged by third parties for the sounds included in the audio.
The assignment of the intellectual property rights in the audio shall not generate or bestow any economic right, reimbursement, payment of tariff, or fee of any description to the User.
In the case of Users not assigning the intellectual property rights to the audio to the Website Owner, they should not upload or publish them on the Website.
The Website Owner will review the audio uploaded by users for publication and reserves the right to not publish the audio when it is not correctly recorded or of insufficient quality and when it considers it does not meet the criteria set forth in publishing audio in the sole judgement of the Website Owner.
Users who upload audio shall be liable for claims made by third parties regarding possible intellectual property rights attaching to the said audio published on the Website.
The Website Owner shall have the right to seek redress against the User by all the legal resources at its disposal and claim any compensatory sums for the culpable or negligent action or omission directly or indirectly attributable to the User who causes the infringement of the intellectual property rights of third parties on the part of the Website Owner.
- Duration and termination of the service of publishing audio.
The service of publishing audio, in principle, an indefinite duration, the Website Owner reserving the right to suspend or terminate such service at any time, with the sole obligation of announcing this fact on the Website.